Doing the Work

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Enlightenment is the result

Of an awakening

To who you really are.

And the process of awakening

Requires reflection

And observation.

Are you ready for this?

Dear One, you are surrounded by divinity, you yourself are a divine being. But the process of being housed in a physical body has allowed you to become detached from your true nature. The road to enlightenment requires time and self-reflection.

Although you have many guides who are ready to help you on your journey, the work begins with you. The gift is not the enlightenment. The gift is in the process of awakening and becoming aware of the true nature of your being. For these moments of self-discovery can be intense moments of joy. Even if that joy comes after much trial and suffering.

For Dear One, this is the reason for your incarnation upon this plane. Just being told by another the how and the why of your present state of being is not of service to you. Small insights into your personal life are helpful to guide you down your path. But the personal work must be done by you.

Consider being given all the answers to a test without having had to prepare or study prior. What is the impact for you? Do you retain anything at all of what was given to you? However, if you spend hours preparing so that you truly understand the subject, do you not gain much more from the exercise?

The same is for your personal growth. If you do not spend the time in reflection and observation of the how’s and why’s of your behavior, how will just being given the information truly help you in your awakening?

The guidance you seek is not always provided in complete answers to your questions. Instead the guidance may lead you to the trailhead of the next path to take. The guidance may provide you with synchronous moments to provide the option for you to observe and decide how to best move forward.

And if there is a particular lesson you chose to learn this incarnation, each successive opportunity for learning it may be a little more difficult. For living without reflection does not allow for the AHA moment that is possible in each opportunity and the lesson will be lost.

You are held so dearly by all of divinity. Can you change your perspective to one of gratitude and reflection rather than one of being victim? This is not meant to downplay any intense suffering experienced by many. It is suggested to help you understand that all occurrences in your life are possibilities for growth.

Remember also that often what occurs in your life was meant to be a lesson for another. For prior to embodiment, your life’s possibilities were reviewed with loving intention. And often souls offer to experience certain interactions for the personal growth of other souls to be embodied at the same time.

Before you judge another harshly or feel extreme frustration in a situation, ask yourself if this is an opportunity for growth. For you or for another, for a nation, for the world. The complexities of the Universe are beyond the understanding of the human mind.

But the love that resides within your heart can provide much solace and peace. Allow the peace to gently send any thoughts on their way, not providing them a seat at the table. Just passing through as you reflect, observe and process a situation.

You will always have assistance and guidance in your personal awakening. But you must also do the work with each step you take forward.

You have the strength.

You have the connection.

And you are loved so dearly.

Help is always provided

Often in most subtle of ways.

Know the joy of awakening

To your true divinity.

Dearest One With All of Thee.

Expansion

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The Universe is in constant motion

Expanding at all times

Into unknown territory

Exploring the possibilities of being.

The question today is

Are you?

Dear One, it is so easy to fall into a routine, repeating old patterns that are familiar and comfortable. But how does that afford you the possibilities for growth? If the world around you is changing every moment of every day, how can you not?

Your physical body sheds old cells and renews daily. The air around you moves in different patterns each day. The energetic vibrations of this world and beyond are constantly increasing in frequency. Over time these adjustments have been slow to match your comfort level. But the time has come for expansion to accelerate. And this expansion includes you and your personal life.

What does this mean for you? Consider your current state of life and if it serves you? Are you depleted energetically at the end of each day? Upon reflection at day’s end, do you feel as if you have grown? Or are you just repeating old motions time and time again, without thought, without emotion, just robotic existence in a world filled with possibilities?

Dear One, review your life and ask yourself when the last time was that you stepped out of your comfort zone? You are an eternal being, but your existence upon this physical plane is limited. The time spent here is a gift to you for rapid growth and physical beauty. This time will end and will you regret your lack of engagement as you leave this plane of existence?

How often have you chosen not to try something new out of fear, out of boredom, out of exhaustion from the constant repetition of your life? Have your senses dulled, your communication skills faltered, your gratitude to experience a new day with all of its possibilities dissolved into nothingness?

The Universe is expanding and that includes you and the possibilities for you to add to the knowledge of the collective consciousness. Rest, indeed, if your physical form requires replenishment. But ask yourself what can be changed so that you are not so depleted of the joy of existence. You are a most powerful being, divine in your connection to the Source, and so why would you turn away from the gifts, the opportunities presented to you each day?

Dear One, pay attention to how you approach each day, each opportunity for engagement. Change your perspective of how you see your world and your placement, your role to play in this web of connection. You have been given free rein to explore and grow, but the time has come where the knowledge and the skills you mastered will be needed as expansion accelerates.

Stop, take a deep breath and reflect upon how you have chosen to exist on this physical plane. And if you are not satisfied where you are, then ask why you have not made a change. Remember that your mind limits the possibilities while your heart opens up a wealth of opportunities for you.

You have power over your mind, rather than the reverse, which is how so many of you have existed for so long. Begin by changing your perspective. And if you require help, ask. 

Take a moment to write down your thoughts/concerns every morning and every evening. Then discard the paper. Do this every day to remove the fear and anxiety from within you. See those thoughts as something separate from you as you discard them and observe how it begins to change your life. This is how you reclaim your power over your mind.

Allow your internal flame to glow once again with its greatest intensity and power. Accept this power from within. And understand that opening your heart to new experiences provides you with opportunities to connect with other divine beings. And the results of these connections on this physical plane are more powerful than you realize.

Open your heart

To new experiences

And new ways of being.

Reclaim your power as a divine being

As this period of Universal expansion accelerates.

You are ready

You are needed.

Dearest One With All of Thee.

Self-Doubt

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You are a most powerful being

Able to create your world

By changing your perspective.

Why then, do you doubt so

Your ability to move forward

In love?

Dear One, this world in which you live, your entire existence, is held in sacred union with the Divine at all times. The unseen world supports you with every breath that you take. You are held in gratitude for incarnating at this time to do the work which can only be done from this plane. And yet, you doubt yourself, your existence, your purpose, your power.

Understand better the workings of the Universe as we tell you that life here unfolds FOR you. Life does not happen TO you. The challenges which arise can be viewed from many vantage points. Do not always choose the most negative perspective. For this only causes you distress when always there is a more positive, joyful way to view your life.

Your intuition, your higher self, guides you at all times. If you can allow your heart to open and shut the chatter of your mind, clarity will come. Reflection of all actions, words or thoughts is always helpful. But not when the self-judgment continues to replay over and over again.

If you can trust and walk in rhythm with the Universe by trusting your intuition, then you will be able to see the thought, the word, the deed, for what it truly is.  An opportunity for growth, for change. You are not able to see the true effects of what happened a moment before this moment. For your physical body limits your sight, your movement and your understanding.

Can you begin to accept the actions of others as another step forward on their own paths. The brief interaction you had with them may be the perfect impetus for them to reflect and make a change in their lives. The seed has been sowed, perhaps to be nurtured at a later time, when conditions are more favorable for growth.

There may be no immediate outcome or there may be opportunity for more clarity, more conversation or more action. Can you trust your intuition enough to follow it, to follow your heart in all that you do? Can you see those you judge instead as wounded souls trying to find their way? And can you allow others to grow at their own pace, with relationships chosen by them for their greatest lessons?

You, Dear One, are a teacher to many, a student of others, and an integral part of the All That Is. The web of connection joins you with all sentient beings here and beyond. Your presence is powerful and often all that is required for the next step forward. Trust. Trust. Trust that you have the strength, the capacity to love and the opportunity to grow in the most wondrous way.

Do not let fear hold you back. Instead, listen to your heart. Act with authenticity and integrity in all that you do. And understand that you are not aware of all the possibilities of outcome that may occur in the next breath which you take.

You, Dear One are divine, able to move mountains. Do not cower in self-doubt or fear. Trust the connection that you have with the All. Understand that the lessons were chosen by you prior to your birth. And always, always, always you have a sacred connection with the Source.

Breathe in that strength of connection and breathe out love to all, including yourself. Self-reflection is helpful, but self-doubt will undermine your forward progress.

Stand tall and acknowledge

That the Universe supports you

In all that you do.

For knowledge is gained

Through every experience

No matter through what colored lens

It is viewed.

You are One, you are Sacred, you are Loved.

Dear One With All of Thee.

Change

Can you leave your comfort zone

And allow for change in your life?

This is how you grow

And allow your light

To brighten and expand.

Dear One, it feels safe and familiar to follow the same pattern every day of your life. But you are here to grow, to expand and to experience all the diversity this physical life has to offer. And in order to do this, it is necessary for you to take a chance, without expectation of outcome. Trust that any change you make will be a step forward. Always.

You know not what joy awaits you, what inner strength will emerge, and how fear will slowly dissolve with each step that you take. The possibilities of what awaits you around that corner are endless. Remember not to place limits on what is possible, for your human mind cannot fathom the infinite outcomes that await your next step forward.

Change may not only be in what you do, or where you go, but in how you relate to others. Can you listen more keenly to what another has to share? Can you be guided forward by how your feel rather than what you think? Can you see an adversary as someone just like you, slowly moving forward into the unknown?

Even the familiar can be seen differently if you change your perspective. By seeing the Divine in everyone you meet. By spending time in stillness in familiar surroundings and allowing yourself to feel if something no longer serves you. By seeing all as if for the first time with no preconceived notions.

Fear is what holds you back. Fear is what allows your mind to remain closed and shallow. And fear is what prevents you from feeling the joy that is your true nature. The joy of being. The joy of discovery. The joy of trusting that all will be well no matter what occurs in your life. Can you move away from this illusion that fear has draped over the true nature of your being and of your reason for being here at this time?

What happens if you close your eyes in a familiar place? How does your perspective change? What other senses stimulate how you feel? Can you shut off the mind, quiet that chatter and just be? This is when the clarity will occur. This is when the urge to make a change, to take a chance may come forth.

The belief in the status quo is just an illusion, for everything changes with every breath that you take. Your surrounding change daily. It may just be your perspective that refuses to see what is truly there. Relationships ebb and flow, nature moves through the cycle of life with every season. And you change, from your physical vessel to your emotional state.

Realizing this truth may help you to stop avoiding change in your life. For it is already occurring, quietly and daily. Your comfort zone either expands or contracts each and every day. So why not step forward, a little farther out from your center and test the waters. Without expectation and only with trust that it will bring unexpected pleasures into your life.

Allow your perspective to change by trusting your heart in how it guides you. Trust that you have the inner strength to take that chance. Change the filters through which you view your world and give others a new chance to teach you how to be more loving and compassionate.

The lessons abound, they are coiled and ready to emerge, coupled with strength and joy, just awaiting your next step. Take in a new breath and release the hold fear has upon you. You were meant to experience so much more in this lifetime.

Take a chance.

Trust that you have the strength.

Move forward without expectation.

For all will be well

As new paths are forged

To bring joy and change

Into your life.

It begins with you

Dear One With All of Thee.

This Day

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This day contains

Moments of stillness

Nuggets of joy

And a plethora of peace

Whenever you choose

To accept them.

Do so often.

And share these moments

With the ones whom you love.

Dear One, you are the one in charge of how you move through your day. No one other. You are the one who has the choice to see beauty or darkness. No one other. And you are the one who has the ability to send either love or fear into your world. Which will you choose today?

The world you see is viewed through whichever lens you choose. It is a world of duality. Which means that there is both light and darkness to see. You have a choice to move through your day breathless, with fear or anger. Or you can breathe deeply, sending love outwards with every breath. It is entirely your choice what kind of world surrounds you.

You still do not realize the power which you hold to create your own world. Yes, you live in a physical world with billions of other incarnated souls. But you also are connected to a world not yet visible to most, which vibrates at a higher frequency. A world of love and light and peace.

You are capable of settling in either of these worlds every moment of your day. For you have a foot in both worlds, more heavily weighted in the physical at this time for most of you. And yes, this physical world is a classroom provided for your own self-realization. And the time is now for you to graduate to the next level. You are ready.

As long as you are incarnated in this physical vessel, you will always have a foot in this physical world. But you are ready to more evenly share the weight of your consciousness in the unseen world as well. What does this mean to you? It is simply retrieving your power which you have so readily given to this physical world.

You are currently a slave to time, which does not exist in other realms. How do you break this bondage? Begin by acknowledging that there is plenty of time, by believing that all will occur at the most perfect time.

For remember your connections spread across infinity and often pieces of others’ lives must fall into place before your experience can occur. Rather than rushing to your destination, can you take a breath and say, ‘I am on my way’ and calmly complete your journey.

This physical world encourages you to re-act to others, to give your power to them by allowing them to cause you anger or fear. And you often respond in kind.

When, if you were weighted more in the other realms, you would understand that responding in kindness and compassion can cause THEM to re-act in kind/kindness. Or at the very least, to stop the negative exchange and allow it to become a more loving one.

You have the power to do this, Dear One. And yet, so many of you continue to give away your power rather than use it to raise the energetic vibrations of any exchange.

For every physical being present in your life creating strife and discord, there are multitudes of others who are quietly working to make a change. To send love out into this world and beyond. And for every incarnated soul who causes you despair, there are a plethora of unseen hands reaching out to hold you close in loving embrace.

This is the truth of your existence and it is time for you to begin to practice placing more weight, giving more attention to the loving environment rather than the chaotic physical world around you.

We have told you this before, Dear One, that YOU are the one who can change this world. One step at a time. One breath at a time. Gently, quietly, lovingly. Every moment of your day provides opportunities to do so.

Begin today in this very moment. Send love out to your world, to those you love. And to those with whom you have had many challenges. All are experiencing their own personal lessons.

And those heavy loads can be lightened so easily by recognizing that you have a foot in both realms. That you have more power than you realize. It is just a matter of a shift in consciousness. Give more weight to love than fear. To kindness rather than animosity. To compassion rather than judgment.

Change your perspective

Change your world.

Embrace the unseen help

Which surrounds you at all times.

Open your heart to the possibilities

Of love, of joy, of peace.

It begins with your next breath.

Dear One With All of Thee.

Rest

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This world you have created

Appears to require constant motion.

With little time for rest and reflection.

Why have you created this world for yourself?

Dear One, you are incarnated into a physical body with its own vulnerabilities and limitations. Besides the physical components, there are also the emotional components. And both of these require time for rest and reflection.

We have already spoken to you of silence and the need for quiet times in your life, your day, for you to connect with the Source, with your higher self, for guidance and comfort. The constant bombardment of energies you experience when in motion wear you down just as water works on stone. The constant motion can weaken your resolve and affect your connection to the All.

Add to this the changes in the veil that separate realms, the awakening which all of you are experiencing in various degrees and perhaps you can begin to see the need for rest. Your body requires time to acclimate to the energetic changes occurring throughout the Universe.

You continue to speak of the lack of time in your day to stop and take a breath. But, Dear One, time is an illusion. And as you allow your own personal awakening to occur, you will begin to see a shift in how you day evolves.

The physical forms which you inhabit require time to adjust to the new energies coming forth upon your plane of existence. Without this time of adjustment, they will weaken and cause more discomfort than is necessary. We say to you again, why do you take greater care of the vehicles you use or the garments you wear than the sacred vessel which contains your very soul?

Can you take a step back from this physical world and just pause to allow the breath of the All to fill your very lungs and entire physical being? Can you imagine your exhale being taken in by the Mother and exchanged with her outbreath to give you sacred air to fill your being? This exchange occurs with every breath that you take. And yet, how often do you offer gratitude to Her for the very breath of life?

Consider also, the energies you spend on emotional regurgitation of a perceived wrong. Do you not realize that every time you remember an uncomfortable interaction that you help it to secure a stronger, deeper hold upon your psyche? Each repetition drives it deeper, allowing it to become inculcated within your energetic field.

Can you instead, give yourself time for calm reflection and realize that all you meet are struggling, finding their way? And most often the cause of the interaction had nothing to do with you. Can you allow another the mistakes, the detours from grace as they move through their own awakening? Can you cease judgment of another as you realize you know not everything that caused the behavior?

Can you find compassion rather than judgment? The answer is yes. But it takes time to stop and breathe, perhaps to quietly reflect with a trusted guide, be they incarnated or from another realm.

Dear One, there is so much joy surrounding you if only you are able to change your perception. Can you rest in the arms of the Beloved and allow that love to fill your very being? You are just one of many brave souls who chose a life upon this plane at this time. And you are needed. Your strength, your resolve, your compassion and non-judgment are needed at this time.

You are the one who can help change this world by being a conduit of love. And it begins by loving yourself, by accepting the power of love which surrounds you and fills every pore of your being. Allow that fear to fall away. Spend time in the company of those who lift your spirits be they animal, mineral or plant. For all are connected. All are One and All were created in love.

Dear One, take a moment as you read this and breathe in the Air of Life, the Breath of God, the Love of the Oneness and allow it to fill your entire being. Then send that love out into the world. Allow it to coat every inch of this globe upon which you live. Imagine a luminous light shimmering with a kaleidoscope of color hovering over all within your sight and beyond.

You, Dear One, are capable of so much.

Accept the love which surrounds you

And share it with the world.

Feel the embrace of the Beloved

Filling you with love and support.

You are a part of this.

You are One.

Dearest One With All of Thee.

Silence

It is the birthplace of ideas

The platform for observation

Both external and internal

It is when your connection with the All

Is the strongest.

Dear One, how often during the day do you allow for silence to engulf you? How often do you cease from speaking and just listen? Listen to your inner voice and the voice of others, too timid to speak.

Your intuition flourishes in times of silence as your connections to your higher powers are allowed to spread their wings.

The world in which you live is filled with stimulation which can encourage you to add to that with your words and with constant activity. But in doing so, is there something that is lost? How can you hear your inner voice speak with all the activity occurring around you? Is it really necessary for you to speak? When was the last time you listened, to others, to the silence?

For it is within those silent moments that the depth of knowledge can be reached. It is within those silent moments that you will begin to notice that which was overlooked in all of the activities around you.

Many of you fear silence or are unaccustomed to its merits. Can you sit with your loved one in mutual silence and feel comfortable? Is just sharing the same space enough for you to show your love? Often these times can be the most intimate. For while there is nothing outwardly occurring, there is always an energetic exchange between you.

Dear One, understand that some of your best work can be done in silence. For this is a time when you can draw from your inner knowledge, your higher self, to produce your most beautiful and sacred creations. It may allow you the opportunity to hear the sacred OM, the universal song, the guidance you need to move forward on your path.

Ask yourself why you require this constant stimulation, either from others or towards others. Is there a lack of self-love which requires you to be in the midst of activity at all times? If so, know that you are loved deeply, not only by the Oneness. But also by the incarnation of the Oneness in all of those who surround you in physical forms. You are loved more than you realize and any doubt comes from within.

Those who love you often do not need anything but your presence in their lives. For they can feel the love emanating from within you. And that love gives them the support that helps them move through their own lives with confidence that someone is there for them.

Do not feel the need to fill the perceived void created by silence. For it is an incredible source of insight and knowledge. Observe and gently encourage the world around you to reveal what it has to say to you. You will learn more than you knew possible in those quiet moments of your life.

Dear One, you are most perfect and loved dearly just as you are. There is no need to entertain or to impress others with your words or actions. Often the most wondrous gift you can give others and yourself is the act of listening. For there is much left unsaid in this active world in which you live. Much that requires the encouragement of silence to be shared with you or with others.

Learn to be comfortable with periods of silence in your day. And if you do not enjoy being alone with your silence, ask yourself why. Why do you require such activity, such stimulation to feel at ease in this world? But, of course, you will need to sit in the silence to receive the insight, the answer to that question.

Know that a slower pace, a quieter environment, a conscious effort to be in silence has many wondrous benefits. You may be surprised to discover all that you have missed before allowing these changes to move into your day.

Dear One, give yourself the gift of silence. It may be exactly what was needed to give you the answers you seek.

You are One

You are connected

The knowledge within will emerge

During those times of quiet.

Give yourself the gift of silence

And see what transpires.

It may surprise you.

Dear One With All of Thee.

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