If You Want to Change the World...Love a Woman

"When a fairly spiritual male friend of mine who had finally found and was deepening into committed relationship with his soul mate confided in me he was thinking of being single again, and in the next breath expressed his latest idea for raising consciousness worldwide, I wrote this poem." - Lisa Citore

If you want to change the world… love a woman-really love her.
Find the one who calls to your soul, who doesn’t make sense.
Throw away your check list and put your ear to her heart and listen.
Hear the names, the prayers, the songs of every living thing-
every winged one, every furry and scaled one,
every underground and underwater one, every green and flowering one,
every not yet born and dying one…
Hear their melancholy praises back to the One who gave them life.
If you haven’t heard your own name yet, you haven’t listened long enough.
If your eyes aren’t filled with tears, if you aren’t bowing at her feet,
you haven’t ever grieved having almost lost her.

If you want to change the world… love a woman-one woman
beyond yourself, beyond desire and reason,
beyond your male preferences for youth, beauty and variety
and all your superficial concepts of freedom.
We have given ourselves so many choices
we have forgotten that true liberation
comes from standing in the middle of the soul’s fire
and burning through our resistance to Love.
There is only one Goddess.
Look into Her eyes and see-really see
if she is the one to bring the axe to your head.
If not, walk away. Right now.
Don’t waste time “trying.”
Know that your decision has nothing to do with her
because ultimately it’s not with who,
but when we choose to surrender.

If you want to change the world… love a woman.
Love her for life-beyond your fear of death,
beyond your fear of being manipulated
by the Mother inside your head.
Don’t tell her you’re willing to die for her.
Say you’re willing to LIVE with her,
plant trees with her and watch them grow.
Be her hero by telling her how beautiful she is in her vulnerable majesty,
by helping her to remember every day that she IS Goddess
through your adoration and devotion.

If you want to change the world… love a woman
in all her faces, through all her seasons
and she will heal you of your schizophrenia-
your double-mindedness and half-heartedness
which keeps your Spirit and body separate-
which keeps you alone and always looking outside your Self
for something to make your life worth living.
There will always be another woman.
Soon the new shiny one will become the old dull one
and you’ll grow restless again, trading in women like cars,
trading in the Goddess for the latest object of your desire.
Man doesn’t need any more choices.
What man needs is Woman, the Way of the Feminine,
of Patience and Compassion, non-seeking, non-doing,
of breathing in one place and sinking deep intertwining roots
strong enough to hold the Earth together
while she shakes off the cement and steel from her skin.

If you want to change the world… love a woman, just one woman .
Love and protect her as if she is the last holy vessel.
Love her through her fear of abandonment
which she has been holding for all of humanity.
No, the wound is not hers to heal alone.
No, she is not weak in her codependence.

If you want to change the world… love a woman
all the way through
until she believes you,
until her instincts, her visions, her voice, her art, her passion,
her wildness have returned to her-
until she is a force of love more powerful
than all the political media demons who seek to devalue and destroy her.

If you want to change the world,
lay down your causes, your guns and protest signs.
Lay down your inner war, your righteous anger
and love a woman…
beyond all of your striving for greatness,
beyond your tenacious quest for enlightenment.
The holy grail stands before you
if you would only take her in your arms
and let go of searching for something beyond this intimacy.

What if peace is a dream which can only be re-membered
through the heart of Woman?
What if a man’s love for Woman, the Way of the Feminine
is the key to opening Her heart?

If you want to change the world…love a woman
to the depths of your shadow,
to the highest reaches of your Being,
back to the Garden where you first met her,
to the gateway of the rainbow realm
where you walk through together as Light as One,
to the point of no return,
to the ends and the beginning of a new Earth.

-Lisa Citore
Written on Wednesday ·

Views: 68

Comment by Lady of the Woods on March 20, 2010 at 2:00am
This is one of the most Truthful and appropriate writings I've read in a long time.
I will send this woman a Pure Rose for the acuity of her words.

Comment by Felix Leo Zlatkovic on March 20, 2010 at 2:56am
Amazing, everyone and specially every man should read this. Thank you so much!
Comment by Sally Spencer on March 20, 2010 at 9:57am
That's some rose!
Comment by Isabelle on March 21, 2010 at 9:04am
Well... nothing to add to that one folks!

Inspired writing...
Comment by Shari Blake on March 21, 2010 at 10:30pm
WOW LOVE THIS!! Very powerful. A great response just bubbled up in her from that experience... Blessings! <3
Comment by Adrachin on April 4, 2010 at 7:21am
If You Want to Change the World...Love a Man
Comment by Lady of the Woods on April 4, 2010 at 7:06pm
And what does it mean Adrachin when loving men still has a world full of rapists, murderers, pedophiles, politicians, popes, priests, rabbi's, armies, military's, secret ops guys, nazi's, mafia, shadow governments, weapons makers, loggers, deforesters, corporate heads, commanders, chiefs, generals, whalers, terrorists, animal hunters, chemtrail creators and sprayers, virus, fluoride and nuclear makers, criminals, etc etc etc ad nauseum.......how can it be that loving men still has this in the world?

How many men who do these things have wives/women who love them anyway? despite what they do?

What would happen, as the poem says, if men truly loved women? Could men who loved women, do any of those things above??

The changing of the world will come when men begin to love......to love anything....just that...they need to learn Love of Life and Women.
Loving religious gods and their warring creates a fanatic........loving a woman creates a Man.
It is as Anastasia and the poem says.
Comment by Adrachin on April 6, 2010 at 7:35pm
Dear Serena,

you can find the answer to your question in Anastasia book 3 "sheet music of the universe". I am not sure if the title is translated correct as I have the german edition. Its the paragraph when Anastasia speaks to the sientist visiting her.

Living Love Light

Comment by Sally Spencer on April 7, 2010 at 12:24pm
Oh I think that's where she says men must be shown love by women or something to that effect..
Comment by Sally Spencer on April 7, 2010 at 4:11pm
Oh I think that's where she says men must be shown love by women or something to that effect..


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