The British are known for drinking tea. In her TED presentation1, Leyla Acaroglu stated that in the United Kingdom, 97 percent of households have an electric tea kettle, and 65 percent of tea drinkers admit to overfilling their kettles, boiling way more water than they need for a cup of tea. These tea drinkers were wasting relatively small amount of energy for every cup of tea they drank. Based on government calculations of energy use, Acaroglu reported that one day’s worth of wasted energy use from all these kettles is enough to light the streetlights in London for a night.
Small amounts of wasted energy can really add up.
When you leave your home to go to work or run an errand – do you leave all the lights on in your house even when no one is there? Or do you leave your home’s windows open while either heating or cooling your home? What about when driving your car, do you drive with one foot pressing on the accelerator and the other one pressing on the brakes? I would guess that you don’t do these things because you don’t want to waste energy because it costs you money and because you want to conserve energy.
The most affordable way to generate energy is to not waste it in the first place.
What about your spiritual home? Could you be a better steward with the precious life energy that you have received?
What do you do to conserve, to honor and more effectively utilize your spiritual energy in your soul’s abode -the place where God ultimately expresses as our selves.
Whatever your spiritual belief, the truth is that we are energetic beings and our spiritual energy (our life) is the most precious resource available to us. We can’t afford to keep squandering this resource.
Just like we have had energy crisis related to the earth and our use of natural resources, we too are having a spiritual energy crisis involving our supernatural resources. It is critically important for our own lives and those around us that we practice and S.E.E. That is we practice – spiritual(S) energy(E) efficiency (E).
Each of us has a calling, a unique purpose and it is up to each of us to live the best life we can in order for us to flourish. The divine energy that comprises us was manifest to activate our God given potential.
In many ways we are like an acorn. Given the right environment and care, we can grow and prosper – evolving from a tiny seedling into a mighty oak that it turn provides for others in the forest.
But if we are needlessly wasting divine energy through resistance, we are squandering great gifts and ultimately we will not live up to our full capabilities.
Too often we do not activate the potential that is available to us and our gifts and our calling remain locked away inside us.
The stress and busyness of life builds up and can interfere with us living our life – of experiencing our Flow.
We choke off portions of the infinite supply from our Source and do not perform the great work of our soul’s purpose.
It is time to take the power back!
Please spread the word and have others join us the next energy revolution, becoming a Prime Mover today!
1 “Paper or Plastic or What? Leyla Acaroglu at TED2013.” TED Blog Paper or Plastic or What Leyla Acaroglu AtTED2013 Comments. TED Conferences, LLC, 27 Feb. 2013. Web. 29 Nov. 2014. <http://blog.ted.com/2013/02/27/paper-or-plastic-or-what-leyla-acaroglu-at-ted2013/>.