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light +‎ worker


lightworker (plural lightworkers)

  1. (New Age beliefs) A person driven and motivated to do work which makes the world a better place, improves people's lives, and/or elevates people to a higher level of consciousness.
    • 2002, Joshua David Stone, Gloria Excelsias, The Universal Laws of God, page 340:
      A Twilight Master is a Lightworker that is working for both the light and the dark side of life.
    • 2003, Carolyn Porter, The Realness of a Woman: A Journey For Seeking, Remembering & Being Who You Are, page 274:
      I am a lightworker who chose to come here and shine my light throughout the world.
    • 2007, Christopher Penczak, Ascension Magick: Ritual, Myth and Healing for the New Aeon, page 501:
      One of the key focuses of ascension lore is on "the light". People on the ascension path talk all about the light. A self-chosen label for many is the term lightworker.
  2. (conspiracy theories) Someone who actively opposes the purported conspirators according to a given (usually ufologist) conspiracy theory.