In this timely episode, Patty offers insights about the global pandemic and its impact. Each of us will find our own way to manage the impact and life-changing coming our way. She reminds us that with a lot of sorrow and sadness, there are some gifts as well.
It’s never been clearer how interconnected we are with everyone. As you listen, take time to really sit with your feelings.
Patty outlines 3 key insights that will help you see things in a new light.
She also addresses the economic impact that will be felt by all of us. She offers suggestions for those who are frustrated that we can’t “task” our way out of this.
This episode will help you feel more grounded. We don’t have to be in denial about what’s happening in the world to also take steps to feel better.
Welcome to the wealth and purpose podcast where people who are led by their hearts come to learn the secrets to creating wealth in a way that feels really good and live. They’re purposefully in the process. I’m your host, Patty Lennon. I’m an ex type-A corporate banker, turned intuitive business coach. I’m also a wife, a mom to two pre-teens, a professor, girl scout leader, and well, Hey, you get it. Like you, I wear a lot of hats, whether you’re looking for inspiration to get started or strategies to get growing. I am here to help you create abundance in every area of your life and business. Welcome.
Hey there, and welcome to this episode of the wealth and purpose podcast. Thank you for giving me your time and energy and listening because right now, more than ever, I respect that investment. I know that there is so much distracting you. I know that you have probably 27 things going on in your mind at one moment and that you would turn to this podcast really warms my heart, and I appreciate it. So welcome. Hey, I’m Patty Lennon, your host. And today I’m going to talk about something I’ve hesitated speaking about, not because I don’t believe it, not because I haven’t spoken about it privately but really because it opens up the opportunity for what I’m about to say to be used harmfully and I and it’s not intended that way. So I want to just start off by saying that many people have messaged me privately in my community and said Patty, can you please tell me with the purpose of this pandemic is, and as I’m recording this podcast, we are currently putting changes into place to, what’s called flatten the curve of the pandemic here in the States.
I know every country is dealing with it in their own way, and you know people are looking for answers, and certainly, many are looking for spiritual answers, you know, on many different levels. And I have gotten a clear explanation within me and an answer, but the reason I hesitate to share it, and so I’m just going to put this disclaimer in, is there’s, I’ve mentioned before that sometimes we use all of us have the ability to spiritually bypass or try to spiritually bypass difficult emotions, difficult situations. And spiritual bypassing means that we take a spiritual explanation, a spiritual tenant teaching whatever you’re looking at, and you try and leapfrog over the messiness that needs to be dealt with. When we say, you know, when entire country is in poverty, and we say, you know, they chose to be incarnated in that life, in that time that can be spiritually bypassing because the reality is even if they did, there was, there’s a lot that we as humans need to engage in to face that and deal with that.
And currently, right now, these early stages of dealing with the pandemic caused by coronavirus, everyone is dealing with their own emotions, and I really encourage you to sit with your messy emotions and deal with them while you are working through that. You are helped or supported in some way by hearing that there’s, there could be a greater purpose in all that. That there are some blessings, and I hope you’re already seeing them and feeling them for yourself. But if hearing that does offer you some balm to the soul, then I’m going to offer it again. Now, this doesn’t take away from the fact that there are people whose businesses are going to suffer during this time, that there are people who are scared and are faced with choices that feel very difficult. And this doesn’t take away from any of that. So what I’ve been shown is that one of the blessings or one of the gifts is that holes in our society around the globe are being revealed with this pandemic.
And so that as these holes are revealed, specifically holes in which compromised individuals are falling through the cracks, those holes are becoming very obvious right now. And I raise my hand when I say that I said this to the receiving school community this morning. You know, I’m not, I’m not immune to that. When I heard, you know, I live in Connecticut, which is, I’m close to New York city. And when I heard that New York city schools weren’t closing, and that part of the reason is there is 116,000 children that are homeless that they need to figure out how to navigate that. That was shocking to me because I’ve grown up spending time in the city all the time and, and I did not know the extent of that. And you know, I consider myself to be a pretty empathetic, aware, conscious human. And I didn’t know that, and I didn’t know a lot of these problems.
And I think, you know, people who on every level of consciousness are being shown what this is. And so there’s, there’s that, there’s the gift in that. But of course, with that gift is understanding there are those children. Just as much as me knowing that fact and maybe making different choices in the future because of it. The fact is there’s 116,000 children that now, as of today, are not going to school. And that’s a real thing. We don’t get to bypass it with the gift of now suddenly knowing it exists, right? And so that’s the difference of understanding there’s a higher purpose, but understanding that doesn’t mean the messiness goes away and the difficulty goes away. What was also shown to me is, and this is by my inner guidance, so I’ve talked in the past that you know, we can have conversations with our spirit guides, we have conversations with God, you know, you can have conversations with whatever your entity is that you believe in.
And then there’s also gifts, right? There’s clairsentience, clairvoyance, clairaudience, and claircognizance. And claircognizance is when suddenly you know, things that you didn’t know. And so what I’m sharing with you today is coming through through claircognizance where I’ve asked the questions, and suddenly the answers have been there. As you know, if you’ve been with me while I’m at pragmatic person and I want you to take this if it feels good, but I certainly don’t have anything to show you other than as proof that this is true other than this is what I have come to learn, and so I offer it humbly, and I offer it with no level of proclaiming or preaching I, it’s just what I’ve been shown, and I do feel its truth. So the second thing that’s happening is suddenly our certain commitments that bodies of people have had to segregation and to prejudice around differences in racism, religion, and ethnicities that those or being removed.
So some of the proof of prejudice. So for someone who is holding a prejudice against another person because of a difference in order for someone to hold prejudice, to hold views that I am different than you and in fact, I am better than you and, you’re less than me. It requires a story to be felt as fact in your brain. And so right now that story that people have held likely unconsciously is being deconstructed with this virus, and because of the way it’s spreading and somewhat related to that, number three is that we are starting to see as a people that we are all connected. So just like when you, if you get sick, right, you have an infection in your body, that body, that infection is going to spread, and it’s not going to be confusing to you if the doctors are saying the infection is spreading because you see your body as this contained whole, right?
You see it all connected. But as humans, we haven’t seen each other that way, and suddenly we are the spread of the coronavirus and the covid 19 diagnosis that’s happening with people. It’s no longer confusing that we are all connected. And the invisibility with which it is spreading, meaning presymptomatic, is as scary and as concerning as it is. It is also revealing the connectiveness of all of us as humans and this belief that we can isolate ourselves, that I am my state, or I am my country, or I am my religion, or I am my race. It’s being revealed as a false truth. And finally, there is a gift of understanding that you can no longer look outside yourself for the answers that are right for you and your family, that you must receive the information that’s available. But ultimately you need to make what the choice that’s right for you, that you feel is responsible to yourself first and then to your community.
Because we are all seeing that our choices do affect everyone. And then there was one more piece of information that is less delivered to me by claircognizance. And it really is very much tied to my years in banking. And that is that every economic shift is 100% the result of beliefs, not facts, meaning as the, the economy improves and the economy declines. It is based on beliefs about what is happening. And so just seeing that what we believe and how we act is affecting the economy and also how we treat each other. How we treat each other has an effect on the economy. Something that was always obvious to me when I’m in banking, when I was in banking, I think is now going to become obvious even to the most, and I’m going to use this word in quotes, “greedy”. And I don’t say that judgmentally.
I just say for the people who have been consumed with making money, who have been driven by that desire, this is revealing that that ability is tied directly to our ability to care for each other. And so there are, to me, the gifts that are coming from this. But again, just like I’ve said in past podcasts, there have been immense gifts that I’ve gotten from my mom passing away and my dad passing away. But if I had a magic wand and I could waive it and have them by my side, I think I’d still do it. Even if it would erase all the gifts and it’s okay right now for you to feel like these gifts are lovely. But I just wish this wasn’t happening and that’s okay. That’s a reasonable human feeling. And our goal as humans is to be human. Our goal as humans is to be the best humans we can be to let our soul lead us, but ultimately to be human and to fully experience the human rainbow of emotions.
And I just encourage you to do that, to really allow yourself to grieve what you may lose in the short term. And in the long term. I just did a training with someone’s community today and one thing that came up was the frustration of watching other people make choices they felt were putting their community in jeopardy. And it’s okay to grieve that some of your neighbors are not as altruistic as you believe they were. It’s okay to grieve the sense of safety. Maybe you had a day ago or a week ago. It’s okay to feel lost in this because there is loss happening and it’s happening on a global level but if it helps you to know that there are gifts in all of this, then that was my goal with this podcast. Now, I will say there’s another thing that’s been on my heart and mind and that is that I know for for you, if you’re listening, there is a good chance that you are a giver, a helper, a fixer.
That’s just your nature. That’s how you’re built a lot people that follow me and follow this podcast. That is their nature and that is my nature and what you should also understand about your nature is that as much as it’s important for you to learn how to take care of yourself, for you to learn to trust that there’s only so much you can do to fix it. That in a case like this where the only thing we can truly do is self isolate, which feels passive to a fixer. If you’re looking for actions to take to be a helper, there are some things that are helpful. They’re pretty basic, which is, you know, just understand, especially if you’re in the States because other economies work differently. But if you’re in the States or in another economy that works like the States that you know, businesses that are being forced to close or really limit their engagement if they are solopreneur businesses or small businesses, see if you can find a way to economically support them by buying gift cards, by donating, by continuing to pay someone that you do get a regular service from, even if you’re not going to show up for the service, if that’s economically feasible for you.
Just the other day I made a call to our social services department and in my local community and just asked if there were seniors that I could call and just check on them to make sure that they’re okay. Did they need help with that? Did they need help with the food pantry? And the answer was that they were in our community. They are okay right now because of a large, um, the food bank because of a large donor that just stocked the food pantry, which that’s a beautiful thing, but she said likely in a month they will need one. They will need more help and so just knowing that I have something to do in a month, which is to check in and possibly do a food drive or donate myself. Another thing that I’m doing is making a list of people who I think are going to struggle more than others and I’m having a local business send them gifts I don’t, so I don’t go out to that local business, but it’ll at least give that local business some income.
It gives them something to be working on and they can get that shipment out and that will get some blessings to some other people. Those are just things that I’ve found to have to help myself know that I’m taking actions. I am not suggesting everyone needs to do that, nor am I suggesting that that’s economically feasible for anybody in particular. I’m just telling you, those are things that I did that helped me feel more grounded and helpful at a time where I’m reaching for a way to be helpful. And so understand if that’s you, if you’re built like I am, if you’re not doing something to be helpful, it could cause some anxiety and if you’re feeling this sort of anxiety that doesn’t really have a direction, maybe that’s it. And sometimes doing something like that can ease it. And then of course certainly doing physical projects around the house, decluttering, filing in the States, working on our taxes, any of these things that make you feel productive will be helpful.
And finally get outdoors breath, some fresh air, look at beauty. All of these things will will help. And certainly if there’s something you need from me, if there’s some training I can do, if there’s some help I can give, email me, tell me. firstname.lastname@example.org. People sometimes say, I don’t know if this is going to a real person or not. It’s going to a real person that’s going to me, email@example.com. I read all of my emails, so please do that. And if you are looking for something to lift you tomorrow, March 19th I will be doing a training on how to connect to your intuitive guidance on how to connect to your own inner guidance system during a time where it feels particularly challenged. It’s called the receiving method. So if you want to join us for that, just go to pattylennon.com/masterclass replay be available. So if you’re catching this after we’ve done this training live, don’t worry, you can still sign up for the replay because my goal during this time is to use my gifts to be as helpful as possible. I wish you peace, I wish you health, I wish you ease.
And by being here and listening to me. Just know that I’m sending you love.
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