Change Your Perspective

See your world as we see it,

As a community of courageous souls

Here to learn lessons from each other

Here to teach each other

And to find their connection

Despite the limitations of the physical form.

Dear One, you are one of a community of star seeds who have come to experience life in a physical form. This required much courage, as this way of living, feeling separate, is the exact opposite of your normal way of being. But you chose this temporary embodiment because you understood the value of what could be learned in such a short period of time.

In your natural state, you understand that all are connected and all are part of the whole. Unique personalities are honored and cherished as each is another expression of the Divine in Its many forms. These are the truths with which you have lived for so many eons of time in other realms that did not involve the physical separation that is a part of this world.

You have inhabited this realm many times, in many lives, and have evolved during each return to this physical plane. However, it is now time for a major change in the vibrational energies here and so you are beginning to feel the beginnings of the shifts in consciousness.

This is the time greatly anticipated across many realms and you chose to be here to partake in this transitional shift. Many of you are becoming more awakened, understanding that the old ways of being no longer work here in your lives. Though you may not understand the significance of this in your conscious mind, your soul knows exactly what is occurring. And for many of you, your soul, your higher self, is gently guiding you forward, connecting you to those who can now help you.

You are needed at this time to help turn around the way of thinking, of being, here upon this plane. The universal fear that has been building is now at a point where it shall be dissolved in ways that help shift the consciousness of this physical plane. The more who are awakened at this time, the easier it will be to continue this process which has started to make the shift.

Consider how those who appear so different from you in appearance, beliefs and customs are so easily judged to be unworthy of your respect or attention. Consider how the suffering of others is but a fleeting thought for many. Consider how dis-empowered so many of you feel as you move through your lives.

Can you begin to change the way you move through your day? Can you cease the ‘auto-pilot’ and truly experience every sacred moment of your existence? Can you look more closely, listen more intently, to those with different ideas and see that indeed, you are connected in love rather than separated by fear?

The chaos which is present is here to bring to light many of the thoughts that were hidden so deeply for a long time. For how can change occur if you do not see the disharmony that requires change. If all continue to embrace fearful living rather than love, the coming changes will feel more powerful.

Please understand that this is not punishment but the natural evolution of the collective consciousness that is now occurring. There is much interest in how those embodied here on this plane will grow and evolve during this process. And there is much help available to you, for your success is anticipated through loving eyes. Ask for help. And then be mindful of how that help comes to you. For it will come, though perhaps not in the way a human mind would expect it.

You, Dear One, are a powerful, loving soul, who is connected to the All of Creation. You have been given tools to use during this journey. Ask and you will be shown how to best use the gifts, the tools, you have been given. For you are dearly loved, no matter what you do or say or think.

Embrace the love we give you and share it will all you meet.

For you have more in common than you realize.

It is time for you to open up to the wondrous light of the Universe.

It is time for you to walk in love and cease fearful living.

Seek out the teachers to help you

For they are here waiting for you to call.

You, Dear One, will never be abandoned

And will always be loved.

Dear One With All of Thee.

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What is the Next Step?

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Where do you go next?

What do you do?

How do you know

If you are on the right path?

Trust yourself

And your connection

To the All.

Dear One, you have experienced much strife and chaos in your world. It is exhausting to your physical body and to your energetic make-up. Frenetic energies swirl around you and immobilize you from forward movement. This is the time you choose silence, stillness and breath.

There are moments in time when the best, the only thing, for you to do is to be still and breathe. Trust that each inbreath is filled with the loving embrace of the Universe. Allow it to fill your physical being with its gentle caress. Allow it to soothe your frayed nerves, your energetic body, which is reacting to the frenetic energies that surround you.

This is not who you are. This is not how is needs to be in your life. For you are a Divine Being with a direct connection to the Source, to the All. And it is through that connection that you will find solace and guidance. It begins with your breath and with the inner stillness that is present deep within you. Shut out the noise and go within. Call to the higher beings who surround you with their love. Ask them to help you find the silence, the calm within.

Dear One, it begins with you. It begins with not accepting the chaotic energy as yours. It may surround you, but it need not affect you, for you are stronger than you realize. Beyond that chaotic frenzy is a calm that expands out into the Universe. And when you begin to feel the light touch of that calm embrace, pull it in and focus on that tendril of peace that connects you to the Eternal Being of Love.

Once you have allowed your inner peace to emerge, share it with others. Send love to this world, to all who suffer greatly because they have lost their way. And know that there are many souls out there at this very moment, doing the same for you. Some are from the unseen world, from the realms of higher vibration. But many are also from this physical plane, who have awakened and are using their connection to you through the great web of existence. They are sending you loving energies from all corners of this physical plane.

Do not focus on the negative, on the chaotic events that are occurring in your life, in your world. Reach out and focus on the lifeline of love which is extended to you every moment of your day. For you are not alone, you are loved unconditionally, and you are strong enough to take another breath and connect with your true essence.

Can it be that simple? This world appears so complex and resistant to change, resistant to accepting love as a guiding light for the forward path. And yet, change is possible. Change is occurring and you are an integral part of that process. For it is time for you to join those who send out loving kindness throughout their day. Do not disregard the power of this simple act.

The awakening has begun and with it, all are being challenged to brush aside the heaviness which surrounds your world. Light the path by allowing your internal light to shine brightly as you begin to trust the inner strength which comes from your connection with the All. And once you begin to trust yourself again, use the gifts that you have been given to continue to foster the change that is occurring.

All that you do, all that you say, all that you think, if it comes from love, will be more powerful than any amount of perceived earthly power. Joy comes not from personal gain of earthly goods or status. Joy comes from something much simpler, which exists in abundance for all. Joy comes from love, from seeing the beauty in all things, and feeling the peace of your connection with the All.

Trust in yourself

And in your connection

With the All That Is.

Use that connection

To be a conduit of love

For all who cross your path.

Begin with yourself

And expand outward into infinity.

Be of love,

Dear One With All of Thee.

Hurricane Florence

My Dear Readers

I live in central North Carolina and so will feel the effects of hurricane Florence very soon. That means I may lose power for a week or longer. If this happens, I won’t be doing a post on Sunday. This will be the first time that I haven’t done a weekly post since the inception of this blog in September 2011. But in the event that I cannot get a post out, I wanted to give you two different tools to use in times of chaos. These are not my tools, but ones I learned from elsewhere and forgive me for not having the sources at hand to share with you.

First, if you are feeling stressed or anxious, you can do this exercise which will help calm you. This is from the tapping community.

  1. Sit or lie comfortably.
  2. Cross your left ankle over your right ankle.
  3. Extend your arms out in front of you and place the backs of your hands together.
  4. Cross your right hand over your left hand so that you can now clasp your hands together. If done correctly, you now have your right wrist laying on top of your left wrist.
  5. Now rotate your clasped hands under and up to your chest. Elbows are down and your clasped hands are close to your heart area.
  6. Gently allow your tongue to rest on the roof of your mouth.
  7. Now just breathe and enjoy the hug that you are giving yourself.

A dear friend showed me this and I do it often especially if I cannot fall asleep at night due to a racing mind. It works with the energetic meridians in your body.

Second, this is a meditation to help you overcome your fears.

  1. Close your eyes and think about a fear that you have.
  2. See it in your mind’s eye and answer these questions:
  3. What does your fear look like?
  4. What shape is it?
  5. How tall or wide is it?
  6. Does it have a texture?
  7. What color is it?
  8. Does it have a smell?
  9. Take a good look at it.
  10. Then wipe the slate clear and start this process all over again, once again seeing your fear and answering the same questions. Then wipe the slate clear.
  11. Repeat this process at least 6 times or until your fear has transformed or disappeared.

The point of this exercise is to see your fear. Because once you really look at your fear, you will realize that it is not as powerful as you once thought. This exercise came from one of my shaman friends and again, I apologize that I don’t have the source at hand.

I hope that one or both of these will help you in the coming days. We all can do our part to counteract the fear in this world with love. But it begins with each of us working on our own stuff. And the more balanced each of us can be, the better we can serve the world.

Many blessings to you all and I’ll be back as soon as I can.

Generator and gas, water, food that doesn’t require refrigeration, batteries, flashlights and candles. I think I’m as prepared as I can be.

Please send loving energy out to all those in the world who are experiencing trauma and challenges. We will get through the hard times together with love.

And remember chaos precedes calm and change.

Sending much love to you all.

The Awakening Has Begun

You are on course

To expand your consciousness

And to continue to awaken

To your true nature.

Empowered with love

And through love.

One with All of Creation.

Dear One, the process of awakening has been occurring for many years across this plane. The purpose is for all of those courageous enough to embody at this time to become more aware of their true nature. You are already enlightened beings who were willing to give up that memory for a short time so to learn and grow here upon this plane. In doing so, your enlightenment has expanded and allowed the collective consciousness to grow through you and your experiences here upon this physical plane.

As the shift begins to quicken, so too will your opportunities to see your life more clearly. You will begin to look through your heart rather than through your mind. Both are necessary in order to exist here upon this plane, but the heart has been dormant long enough on your journey forward. By opening it, you will experience more freedom in your daily life and more clarity in your interactions throughout your day.

This is a time that has been anticipated for eons as you have slowed your forward progress in past generations. But the time is now for you to better understand who you truly are and the true nature of your existence here with the many lessons provided you in this lifetime. The purpose of these words and the writings of many others is to plant seeds to help you to move past your fears and move into loving relationship with the All That Is.

As the shift continues to accelerate, the sensitivities of many will be tested as the spiritual climate upon this plane continues to change. Many are not ready or prepared to move forward and will wish to slow down the progress. Others may appear to be doing this but in reality, are playing a role that they agreed to play in the expansion of the collective consciousness. Both groups require your loving attention, for judgment will not suffice.

Love supersedes fear, is more powerful than fear, and when expressed with pure intent will help greatly in this forward movement. How another responds to that gift of love you offer does not matter to you. The important task is to create a climate of love across this physical plane as you continue to open your heart.

Love will brush away the mist that has been created by fear so that you may see more clearly. That which you imagined so powerful will shrink in size as you see its true nature. The movement is not to eradicate dark completely upon this physical plane. For this plane exists in duality and so both light and dark will continue to coexist. The difference will be in the neutrality between both as you disempower the fear and darkness that has chained you for so long.

In time, you will be able to observe with detachment any attempts fear makes to ensnare you. Instead of feeling the rise of fear in your belly, you will be able to send out love from your heart. This will shed light on the darkness and disempower it as it attempts to take hold on you as it did in the past.

This process includes the darkness you feel within your own self, as all have the duality existing within them. Accept that shadow self and send it love. Reflect upon how it may have served you in the past and how it might serve you in the future with some alteration and moderation.

You, Dear One, are poised to take flight as you have not yet experienced on this physical plane. Embrace these changes that are coming. Embrace the love that surrounds you. Embrace the love that fills your very being. And understand that no offering of love is too little or too late. For remember that time truly does not exist but in your mind.

Be of love.

Be of love.

Be of love.

Dear One With All of Thee.

Curiosity

How do you walk through your world?

Do you question what you see

With curiosity?

Or are you so frozen in your mind

That you can not see through the fog

Created by that repetitive way of thinking?

Dear One, are you so imprisoned by your mind that you cannot see past a certain way of viewing the world? Does fear cloud your vision enough that you do not pose the questions ‘Why’ or ‘Why not’? Are you stuck in repetitive thinking, unable to take a clear view of what is happening around you?

How do you move through your day? Do you assume that those you meet are a certain way because of past experiences? Or do you allow yourself to walk with an open mind, listening to your inner voice, your gut, your intuition? Do you take everything at face value or do you delve deeper with the acknowledgment that things may not be exactly as they initially appear to you?

The world and all of its creatures are constantly changing, in flux with the expansion of the Universe. All are in motion, regardless of the illusion of appearing static. If you could see life at the molecular or atomic level, you would be more aware of the constant vibration of all things. And movement allows for change, within and around you.

Dear One, forward movement requires motion. For this reason, it is helpful to you if you allow yourself to consciously take steps every day in a new direction. This could mean altering your daily routine with just a minor change, but enough that requires you to be mindful of what you are doing, or where you are going.

By doing this you are allowing yourself to move away from fear. For if a new direction requires your presence, you are forced to step outside of your mind where fear constantly holds you back. And as you make small changes in your daily routine, you will become more curious about what you see, who you meet or how you feel?

Do not assume that you are the same person today that you were yesterday, for you are not. Each day with its experiences changes you. You are stronger and one step further upon your path this day than the last. This is the same for all of creation and since all are connected, individual growth is felt by all.

As you begin to make small changes, allowing your mind to be more open, synchronicity will have more opportunity to guide you forward. It occurs more often than you realize. But as you allow curiosity to lead you forward, you will be in a more receptive state to be aware of the synchronicities in your life.

Being more aware of your place in the world, if only in a small part of it, will begin to shift you from that prison of your mind. Your senses will become more finely tuned as you observe the world and interactions occurring around you.

Becoming more engaged with your environment will open up more opportunities for you as you more consciously see the ebb and flow of life around you. It begins with mindfulness, curiosity and trust that growth comes with motion, if only the smallest step forward.

Do not think you know all that you need to know. Do not allow yourself to be imprisoned by the repetitive thoughts from your mind. Instead, observe the world, allow curiosity to move you forward and see how much you can learn by taking just a small step forward every day.

Change is occurring every moment of your existence. And this includes change within you, in how you see, or feel or respond to the world around you. Trust that you will be guided forward by a gentle hand. Understand that others are filled with fear as well and that it takes courage to move forward.

Make no assumptions

For what was true in the past

May no longer be true in the present.

Move forward with curiosity without judgment.

For what you see may not be all of what is.

Allow life to unfold and guide you forward.

Gently and with loving embrace.

Curiosity is what brought you here

And what will move you forward.

Dear One With All of Thee.

Finding the Peace Within

How do you settle the chaos within?

Silence the chatter

Still the judgment

And walk forward in peace and joy?

Dear One, your journey upon this physical plane seems a constant search for peace within, in a world where chaos and disruption are ever-present. How can you find that place of peace and silence as your mind continues to engage and process all that is occurring around you?

The peace that you crave lies within your heart and not within your mind. The key is to disengage from those constant thoughts moving through your mind. How is that possible? There are many ways in which to silence the chatter. Many choose meditation while others exercise or lose themselves in a creative task. Others might seek out the peaceful environment provided by Mother Nature.

Any and all of these activities will help you find calm from the storm of thoughts bombarding you throughout your day. But these are just the first part of the journey towards the peace that you seek. For many of you have unresolved issues which require reflection. Much of the turmoil you feel is due to a way of thinking which may need further study.

Place your hand upon your heart area and breathe, quietly and deeply, allowing the stress to release from deep within where you hold it so tightly. Then begin to reflect upon the impetus for the stress that you feel. Is it really just a recent event or interaction or is it linked to a long-held desire unmet?

Dear One, what is the fear which lies behind the stress you are feeling at this moment? Do not move away from this fear but embrace it and allow it to give you the answers required to move forward with grace. For your thoughts, your actions, are driven by one of two things, either fear or love. There is nothing else.

There are many names for these feelings that you have; jealousy, judgment, competition, anger and so on. But the root cause of these feelings is fear and only fear. The times of quiet which you find are only the beginning of the journey to allow that peace within to grow and flourish for you daily.

Keep in mind that this life of yours is lived in an illusion, created for and by you so that the lessons you chose to learn can be facilitated in the best way possible. Remember that all who cross your path are your teachers. Many of them invited by you in another time to be present on this plane to help you learn those lessons. These contracts were made in love, to be carried out in a physical existence for your personal growth.

However, due to free will, many plans go awry, perhaps with more harshness than was originally discussed. For this human existence carries its own sweet charm that can distract you from your purpose for being here. Lessons are still learned, despite these distractions, moving you forward upon your personal journey of self-discovery.

Dear One, this physical life is one of impermanence. This very moment in time with all that is before you may not be the same in the next breath that you take.  This provides opportunity to change in every moment of time, how you feel, what you think, and in what action you might take in re-action or response.

But it also means that every moment is sacred, never to offer the same opportunity again. Can you live each moment as if it were the last, for indeed, in a fashion it truly is the last? Can you begin to turn around your way of thinking and replace it with the feeling of love emanating from your heart? For your true essence, your true nature, resides in your heart connected in love to the Source of all creation.

You have come this far and survived.

Continue to move forward in grace,

Viewing your world through the lens of love

And not fear.

For love is who you are

And what comforts you the most.

For like attracts like.

Live in love

Forgive in love.

And remember the connection you have

With all of creation.

Dear One With All of Thee.

How Do You Remember?

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Memories are flavored with emotion

And emotion can affect discernment.

Can you be sure that your memory of an event

Is exactly how it happened?

Dear One, there are so many things to consider when you reflect upon an event in your life. Did the emotional charge of the event affect the attempted communication at the time? What was your contribution; was it purely unemotional or did you add to the emotional charge with your actions?

Have you ever reflected upon a prior event and looked at it from another’s perspective? Can you distance yourself enough from what occurred to view it from a higher perspective? Are you able to see all points of view and the lessons for everyone involved?

Dear One, every person who crosses your path provides you with an opportunity for personal growth. Perhaps they remind you of another with whom you continue to have unresolved issues. In truth, your current reaction may have nothing to do with the one present in the moment, but with someone from your past.

Can you reflect upon past events and honestly look at how your actions affected the others involved? It is so easy to feel wronged or wounded or judgmental about others. And of course, you expect others to act in a way similar to how you would act. But, Dear One, take a step back and consider another’s place of origin, their place in the world.

Can you find enough compassion for another to reflect upon their point of view, their personal history and their wounded self? Can you see the Divine within all who cross your path? Just as you chose this life to learn certain lessons, so did all who are embodied at this time. In fact, many have, out of love for you, agreed to interact with you in a certain way when you crossed paths here upon this physical plane.

Human emotion is such a driving force and fear is one of the strongest emotions you feel as you inhabit these physical forms. For indeed, you are unable to see the web of connection, to remember the agreements made prior to incarnation for lessons to learn.

Step back a moment, breathe, and allow the emotion that rises from your belly to have its moment in time and then release it. This may take multiple attempts, but it is possible. Then focus upon your heart and find the love that resides there at all times. Awaken it, if you feel it has laid dormant within, and fill your entire being with its warm glow. Then send that love outward to all close and far. Blanket this world and beyond with the infinite amount of love that resides within you. For remember, that your heart is connected to the All, to the Source of limitless love.

As you continue to reflect and allow the emotion to dissipate, you will eventually reach a place of forgiveness, for yourself and the others involved. Upon continued reflection and growth, you may begin to understand the lesson involved for you or for another and see how each of you act as a catalyst for change for another. Over time, you will reach a point of gratitude for what occurred as you begin to see how it provided you with an opportunity for growth.

Remember, that change and growth often are the result of suffering. It may begin with love for another. And it can also end with love for each other, after the emotion has dissolved and the lesson is learned.

Dear One, this journey is for you. Others are in your life to help you along your path, just as you are here to help them. You may never realize the true nature of an event but have faith that it will always provide you with an opportunity for growth.

Be still and allow the compassion within to emerge

Compassion for yourself and for others.

For you all are here to help and guide each other forward.

Be gentle with yourself and with others

As you navigate this school of love.

Remember that love surrounds you.

Always.

Dear One With All of Thee.

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