In the space of a moment, our lives can change. We can misplace the car keys and miss an important meeting. We can turn right instead of left and find a new and delightful environment, or walk into a situation of peril. We can win the lottery or lose our home. When we live in mindfulness of our self in relation to the larger world, we can remain prepared for whatever comes our way, knowing that our lives are unfolding in the manner we planned to provide us with the lessons we need to learn. Losing a job, for example, can be frightening and distressful, but when we react in the moment from a place of calm, we can ask, with open and hopeful anticipation, what door is now opening to me? What am I learning through this experience and what am I to do next to best serve my spirit and the spirits around me? When we await the answer with an open heart, we realize we are in all things informed by the omniscient Creative Spirit that sustains us through the energy of love. Namaste!
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Hoarding our possessions, our time, and our abilities, instead of making us richer, creates the sense of further need. We act as though there is not enough in the universe to fulfill us, to make us happy, to keep us in good stead with our fellow beings. We cling to the notion that we are at every turn going to face outward limitations, and so, to ward off this feeling, we never let go of the things that in reality are not giving us security, but instead are keeping us from actualizing our lives. The more we cling to what we have amassed in the physical plane, the less we are alive in the larger plane of spirit. Making sure everyone has what they need provides riches that last beyond this illusion of time and space. When we share our gifts with others, our generosity inspires others to act in kind with kindness and compassion. Namaste!
When we practice mindfulness of the heart, we become aware of the fullness of the love energy. This energy radiates from the heart and permeates everything it touches. When we allow this fullness to flow forth, we have the ability to change the world in small and large ways. By sharing this energy, we can facilitate healing and comfort the lonely and the bereaved. When two or more combine this energy to create a living, vibrant force, the earth can be healed and peace can be seeded in areas that need it most, like a crop that when watered and given enough sun, can thrive and flourish. When we allow the abundance of love energy to flow freely, all things are possible! Namaste!
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When we begin the often arduous task of clearing the excess from our lives, we can encounter overwhelming feelings of sorrow and despair. The more we disperse the ideas and objects that are no longer useful in our lives, the more pronounced our grief can become. In such moments, we can abandon our spring cleaning, deciding it is in our best interests to cling to the comfort of the past. It is then that we need to become still and mindful and quiet the mind that tells us these things are important and, instead, turn to the sound of the inner voice that resonates from our spirit and be reminded of why we are here and how the space we are creating can better be filled with new ideas and things that can serve to help our progress in this life. When we create space in our lives, joy and bliss can flow in, filling us with renewed hope and direction. Namaste!
Sometimes, it can feel as though we are wading through too much stuff . . . too many things, too many ideas, too many demands. This cacophony can surround us like a fortress keeping us in and keeping us from perceiving the riches that are presenting themselves at the gates that are unable to open because they are blocked by too many disparate objects and ideas that have lost their importance and usefulness in our lives. We lock ourselves into familiar spaces and routines because these present the façade of comfort and stability. In truth, we are keeping ourselves from exploring new and exciting ideas and experiences, partly from laziness, partly from inertia, and quite a lot from fear. When we release fear, clear away the outdated excess of our lives, and step outside of our comfort zone, we can discover a fuller and more fulfilling life informed and sustained through the energy of the Creative Spirit. Namaste!
The opposite of fear is joy! Living in a state of no fear gives us freedom to experience our reality, our now and here, as one of shining love. In this there is an abundance of happiness and fulfillment we cannot access when we cloud our lives with fear and worry. When we live in joy, fireflies and stars sparkle in any darkness we may encounter. The darkness is then not a place of fear, but a place of beauty, where we can see with the eyes of our heart the true essence of everything around us. When we see and hear through our hearts, rather than through our monkey minds, we are able to ascertain that light and dark exist in peaceful balance and one is not to be feared and the other revered, but both are to be experienced for the beauty they bring to our lives. When we live without fear, we become the joy that is found within the energy of love. Namaste!
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I am an expression of the Creative Spirit that created the All. When I remember this, I act and react as one in the One. When I forget, I suffer the illusion of separateness, of aloneness, of loss, of unmitigated sorrow. When I forget who and what I am, I lose my sense of purpose, why I am here, where I am from, where I am going. When I forget, I lose my sense of center, of being surrounded by unceasing love, of knowing I am a spiritual being having a physical experience. When I remember the truth of my existence, I act and react in compassion, empathy, and kindness. When I remember, I am safe within the interdependent web sustained by the energy of love. When I remember, I know I am one in the One. And so are you! Namaste!