2012-Paradigm Shift

I have been running this blog around in my head for weeks trying to come up with the best way to discuss all the transformations that 2012 will initiate. I hope everyone who takes the time to read this, leaves with a feeling of optimism. Studies have shown that optimist people live longer, healthier and happier lives. Keep expecting the best out of life, because you will truly get what you expect. This is a tall order at times especially when you listen to the news and get caught up in the hype about December 21, 2012.
The following paragraphs are paraphrased from an article in an astrological guide for 2012. I feel it really rings true and hopefully will put your fears to rest and then you can truly look forward to the future with optimism.
Depending on which Web site or book you read, the world will end on that day, the poles will shift and the aliens will land. In fact there has been so much hype that in March of 2007, USA TODAY ran an article titled “Does Maya Calendar Predict 2012 Apocalypse?”
“Maya civilization, known for advanced writing, mathematics and astronomy, flourished for centuries. Its Long Count calendar, which was discontinued under Spanish colonization, tracks more than 5,000 years then resets to zero,” wrote G. JefferyMacDonald in the USA TODAY article.
It resets on December21, 2012. It is the day that marks the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere. It is also the day the sun will be aligned with the center of the Milky Way for the first time in 25,625 years, what the Mayans considered a single galactic day. They divided that galactic day into five cycles of 5,125 years and on December 21, that cycle ends.
That doesn’t mean the end of the world. A likely possibility for 2012 is a shift in paradigms. If 2011 was a year of transitions, then 2012 can be viewed as the year when people begin to embrace new ways of thinking about themselves, the society in which they live and the world. With the meltdown in the financial and housing markets in 2008-2009, the election of the first African-American president, the bailouts of banks, rising foreclosures and unemployment , and the broken health care systems, a shift in belief systems seems inevitable.
Daniel Pinchbeck wrote” Such a shift would not be the end of the world but the end of a world and the opening of the next.”
The planet to watch in 2012 is Neptune it enters Pisces on February 3 and remains there until March 2025. This is the planet which deal with spirituality, things that are hidden. Everything is changing so fast, life is moving at such a rapid clip, that everyone is turning more and more to spiritual and intuitive insights and guidance. This trend will continue to grow. Our spiritual beliefs will undergo transformation. We will all become much more intuitive.
I am not an astrologer but hopefully the explanation I have given helps put things into a logical easy understanding. Fear and sensationalism sells. The planet is going to be here for a long time and we best take care of it for future generations. No matter what your age, life is just beginning.