Solitude

Are you able to spend time alone

In silence?

Can you reflect without judgment?

Do you like yourself enough

To enjoy time alone?

Dear One, personal growth requires time alone, spent in reflection and prayer. Giving gratitude for all that you have, for who you are and for the opportunities that are laid before you. Are you able to see yourself for who you really are and enjoy your own company? Or is time spent alone used for self-judgment and criticism?

This world in which you live offers many distractions throughout your day. It is easy to follow those distractions rather than spending time alone in self-reflection and peace. For too many of you, the distractions are used to keep that internal critical voice from speaking to you. Better to be engaged rather than addressing and quieting that self-critic. Easier to concern yourself with the drama in the lives of others than to examine the emotional triggers in your own life.

Dear One, you have been given many tools to help you move away from that self-judgment and it can be as simple as using your breath as a metronome. With each breath, inhale love and exhale fear and judgment. Time spent focusing on your breath will calm you and allow you to move away from that self-critic.

Internalizing negative feelings without being provided the opportunity for release can foster expansion of that negativity affecting your entire being. If you are unable to connect with another to resolve a conflict in person, understand that you are able to do it in the energetic plane. Remember that your physical body is but a garment worn for a short time and that your true nature is one of fluid energy. This means that you can interact with others without being physically present.

This can be done as you focus on your breath. You can send loving kindness to others, give or ask for forgiveness, and ask for help in resolving any existing conflict.

What is most important is that you do not hold this negativity within but release it in a fashion that best suits you. Keeping a journal or putting down on paper your thoughts and then burning it in ceremony. If brought to the light, the wounds you carry will begin to heal. If kept within to be recirculated time and again, they will fester and grow. Which do you choose?

Dear One, there is joy within you. And you are able to allow this to surface and be shared with others. You are love incarnate. You may have taken a detour and lost your way for a short time, but you will always be led back on your path through synchronicity. Be aware of those moments. Be aware of what is occurring in your immediate environment and be aware of how you respond. Mindfulness is a tool to show you the way when you are lost.

Your heart is your guide home, not your mind. Have faith in yourself that you will find a way, find the path best for you to move forward with loving kindness for others, but most importantly for yourself. For indeed, you cannot have love for another if you do not have love for yourself. All are connected and when you judge yourself harshly, you are judging others as well, for all are one.

There is no need to make comparisons for all are one and you are actually comparing yourself to yourself. And the waves of negativity spread out in concentric circles around you. Change them to waves of love and see how your life changes.

You are so loved and only judged by yourself. Criticism sent your way from others is only displaced criticism they have for themselves. You do the same. Again, we say that you cannot love another if you cannot love yourself first.

Change the way you see yourself.

See yourself as we do,

As love incarnate

Courageous enough to embark upon this journey.

Ask for help and guidance if you lose your way.

You are worthy.

You are loved.

You are One With All of Thee.

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The Calm Within

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Ripples on the Ocean by Vladimir Kush http://artgalereya.mirtesen.ru

It is there

Waiting for you to find it.

The soothing calm needed

To continue moving forward

In grace.

Dear One, you came to this physical plane with many tools yet to be discovered by you. And one of them is the internal calm present in each and every one of you. The fast pace of this world with its demands and perceived priorities have pulled you away from the very place which will help you replenish; that well of internal calm, always present, rarely used.

In order to move forward and to grow on your path, more time is required looking within and finding that inner peace. There are so many distractions in your life which can make it difficult to find the time to go within and rest. Can you ask yourself how to prioritize your time to allow this inner journey to occur daily?

Many feel that they need to spend a lengthy period of time sitting and breathing, with no thoughts at all, in order to make that connection. But, Dear One, even the masters have thoughts running through their minds as they sit quietly. The key is not to engage with those thoughts. Allow them to flow out with your breath, releasing them as you exhale. Do not despair as more thoughts come. It takes much practice to allow the mind to settle down and to stop engaging.

Breathe in calm, breathe out a smile. How many times do you stop breathing throughout your day? A deep calming breath can do so much for you. Try it now. Inhale for 5 counts, hold for 5 counts, exhale for 5 counts. Filling your lungs with the air around you will provide you with more energy to take the next step.

You are connected to the Source and that connection lies within you. The physical body is just a vehicle, a tool, to allow you to move through this physical world as you learn what you came here to learn. The external physical world is an illusion created by you, necessary for your lessons, but not true reality.

Your connection to the All is within you. What depths of knowledge and love exist within that physical body of yours? The Universe does not exist externally. The Universe exists within you through this connection. You are a piece of this infinite expansion of love and creation. All that you see and consider real is but a hologram. You are so much more than you realize.

What do you do with this piece of knowledge? Know that the answers rest within you. Understand the synchronicities in your life are there to help guide you forward. For each and every one of you has this connection with the Source and with each other. Many of the guiding moments in your life are intangible, internal and energetic exchanges.

Those who are more sensitive understand how they are affected by these unseen forces and as you awaken you will also begin to notice these connections. Being aware of these is but another tool for you to use as you move through your day. But in order to become more aware, it is necessary to give yourself the time to sit and just be present with your breath, with your connection to the All.

This can be done in a moment, in a breath with the intent of finding that connection. The calm within will emerge as you give a moment of pause, of reflection, of love, of breath. Notice how often you hold that breath in anger, fear or frustration. When you do, allow it to flow once again, deeply and calmly.

Begin to use the tools given to you for moving through this physical existence. You are not your physical body, that fragile form which navigates this world. You are so much more, Dear One. The strength of you, the love of your creation and the connection to the All lie within you. Find that inner calm and go there daily, if only for a moment, for a breath. Find it and you will feel the peace of the Source, the strength and knowledge of the Universe. For this is you, in all of your splendor.

Love exists

It is you.

In conjunction with the peace within.

Do not accept the external illusions as your reality.

Your true self lies within

Connected to the All.

Indeed, you are

One With All of Thee.

Come Into Your Power

Allow the gentle forces within you

To emerge in all their brilliance.

Accept that you are a Divine being

Living in an imperfect world.

Dear One, can you begin to accept the truth that you are indeed a powerful force fueled by love? The energy which brings you to your height of power is the energy of love and nothing else. For love is the constant in the Universe, although it is difficult to see here upon this physical plane.

You were created in love and are love incarnate living in a world of challenges. And yet there is so much that you can do to change this world, to see this world through a frame of love rather than fear. It begins with how you view yourself.

Where you see weakness, we see strength unrevealed. Where you see fear, we see courage unexpressed. Where you place judgment, we offer gratitude for the journey upon which you have embarked.

You are not alone on this path, though many of you feel as if that is the case. There is much suffering in this world caused by greed, judgment and fear. Can you begin to change the way you walk through your day? Can you begin each day giving gratitude for a wondrous day ahead, no matter what you anticipate?

You create your own world. This means that if you worry about a day filled with strife and anguish, that is the day you will create. The power you have to create your world goes unnoticed as you blame your perceived challenges on outside forces. Can you begin to change your attitude on how you view your day?

This world is filled with pain and suffering and there is only so much you can physically do to relieve that for others. But you can do so much more in how you move through your day. You can either join in the judgment, the downward spiral that is occurring around you or you can choose not to engage. Practicing detachment from the chaos which surrounds you.

You have the power to bring calming energy to your immediate environment and outward, by the way you view what is happening around you. You have all met someone who seems to be unfazed by the surrounding drama, who makes everyone feel calm just by their presence. This is the power of detachment. It is possible to remain detached while still having compassion for those around you.

But the power that you have can help change the vibration if you hold steady to your own strength in a sea of chaos. There are many who are searching on how to move forward. By staying calm and centered you can help show others how to do the same. No words need be exchanged. They will see the difference in how you move through your world and want to mirror that process.

The choice is yours whether you wish to join in with the drama or stay grounded, centered and detached. One choice will bring your vibration down to the level of those embroiled in the drama. The other choice will help bring others up to your vibrational energy by providing a calming example. Which do you choose?

Dear One, there are many like you who are awakening, who want to help and not contribute to the fear that surrounds so many. Look for these like-minded people and spend time with them, helping each other to maintain their strength in trying times. There are many more than you realize who are beginning to understand the power in how they move through their day.

It is helpful to have others who are choosing to walk in love in your life. Do not despair and think you are the only one. Do not succumb to the fear that permeates this world. There is help, not only from others in the physical realm but from the unseen world which surrounds you daily. Ask for help. Ask for guidance. Give yourself time to replenish and restore.

You are a wondrous being of light

Living in a world of illusion

Among those who give their power to others

Rather than using it to help change their world.

They need guidance and support

From ones like you who are further along the path

Back to the Oneness.

You are more powerful than you realize.

Accept this part of yourself

And use it to change your world.

Dear One With All of Thee.

Surrender

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Photo by Zime Illustrations on flickr

Can you release and let go

Of control and expectation

Of how things need to be?

Can you instead put yourself

In the hands of the Universe?

And allow things to unfold

In the most sacred of ways?

Dear One, do not forget that you are a child of the Universe, loved unconditionally and gently guided forward each moment of the day. Even though you feel that an event should occur in a certain way at a certain time, it may not be in the best way. Do not forget your sacred connection to all of Creation and how the entirety of being moves in a gentle wave forward, in ways you are not able to detect.

Can you allow yourself to release the small-minded human thinking and allow the workings of the Universe to expand your life in ways you never thought possible? You have limited perception from your vantage point and cannot always know the best way forward. Instead can you surrender to whatever is to occur, knowing that in doing so you are allowing the flow of the Universe to go through you and lift you up. To heights never known before.

Change must occur, it is the breath of life. And it is sacred just as all of creation is sacred. You are a vessel of change and to best channel your part in this forward movement, surrender to forces much larger than yourself. You think you are alone when in truth, you are a part of a wondrous connection of loving energy that fills the Universe. These events that seem so dire are sacred as they move the All That Is forward in its evolution.

You came here for a lesson to learn, to help with the expansion of the Universe in all of its love and power. You are a part of this although this human frame continues to create the illusion of separateness. Can you lay down Ego and say ‘I surrender for I am a part of something greater than this’. Can you accept the fact that your purpose, your vocation, your calling will become apparent to you in the coming days, if you do not yet know what that is?

Understand the sacred reciprocity of life. With every breath you take, you share your essence with all around you. Do you share this in anger or in love? Can you receive all with gratitude knowing that something sacred occurred to you in this very moment?

When in distress, stop and take a breath. If you can breathe in for a count of 5, hold for 5 and exhale for 5. Allow this exercise to calm and connect you to the All. Understand that order can come from chaos. That often chaos is needed to alter a way of existence that would require more and more energy to maintain. Chaos helps shift into a higher vibration, a different way of being, which does not require as much energy and is more self-sustaining. But you often must go through the transition first.

If you feel you have been fighting something for a time, surrender to it and allow it to run its course. Surrender to whatever will make you a clearer channel of the gift you have been given. For indeed you have much to give, much to share and much love to send.

There is a powerful force of love that can help you transition to where you need to be. Allow yourself to be lifted and carried by it as you surrender and let go of control. Allow the sacredness of life to wrap you in its arms and see how things change for you.

You are a part of the sacredness of life. With every breath you take you release a part of this sacredness into the Universe. Just as you also receive the sacredness in return.

Reciprocity in love

Reciprocity in sacredness.

This is the order of the Universe

Of which you are an integral part.

Be of love,

Be at peace, and

Surrender

Growing Pains

 

Just as physical growth

May cause some discomfort

So too, spiritual growth

May do the same.

But know the end result will be wondrous.

Dear One, growth comes with its own process and often discomfort. Spiritual learning may cause you to reflect upon issues long buried deep within your being. And it is the brave soul who allows these issues to percolate and emerge for reflection and release.

The human psyche is well developed to allow you to move forward despite many hurts or disappointments. And often this is done by burying those feelings so that you are able to survive the moment and carry on.

But eventually, especially if you have opened to your spiritual path, these long-forgotten feelings must be brought to the surface to be faced with love and forgiveness. For they sub-consciously affect how you walk through your world even though you do not remember them. What was initiated as a protective measure for you may become an anchor holding you back from further progress upon your path.

It takes courage and faith to allow these feelings to surface and we encourage you to seek help or counsel if you are struggling with what is emerging. It is a part of the process of the cleansing of the soul which will allow more light to emerge as a result.

Dear One, if this is happening to you, it means you are ready, you are strong enough, you have the support to allow this process to continue. Trust in yourself and do not attempt to over-analyze what is occurring. It is more helpful to focus upon what you are feeling rather than what your mind is thinking. For the human condition in many cultures encourages thinking over feeling. And it is time to recognize your feelings and allow them to be heard.

The world is changing, the universe is expanding, and all sentient beings are affected by what is occurring. There are many upon this plane who are very aware of this and who are working very hard to help others to raise their vibrations to ease any discomfort these changes bring to them.

If you are struggling, reach out to others whom you trust. If you have come to the other side of those growth spurts, reach out to those who are confused about what is occurring in their lives. Remember, all are connected. And as one person works through long-forgotten issues, all others gain. This is because you all have similar issues, with varying degrees of intensity, but still they are universal across the human condition.

As you continue to grow, and indeed you will and are growing, love and compassion will become a more natural response to incidents which occur in your life. This includes self-love and self-realization of how far you have come in this earthly life of yours.

It will include compassion for others as you begin to reflect upon the common traits of the human condition and how the spectrum is affected by the level of personal awakening of each person. You will begin to reflect upon how you speak to others, how you listen to others and how you act toward others.

This is in your future, Dear One. But it requires effort on your part, and some discomfort, as discomfort usually goes hand-in-hand with growth. However, you must remember that you are not alone in this. Many others are experiencing the same as you. And you have much help available to you from both the seen and the unseen worlds. Reach out; either for help or to give help. It is all connected and each person’s progress will affect you also.

You are a being of light

Brave enough to live in a world of duality

Where the lessons can be challenging

But not insurmountable.

Help surrounds you

Reach out and take it.

For you are loved and respected

Beyond measure

Dearest One With All of Thee.

 

Knowing

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Waving Torches at Things by Ian Hobson http://www.mymodernmet.com

The time is now

To remember times past

And all those you have known

For eternity.

Dear One, deep inside of you there is a spark of memory that is beginning to awaken. It is the memory of times past and the recognition of knowing once before all who stand before you now. You have known them, and us, for eternity and will continue to know us forever more.

Awaken to the memory of seeing us as we truly are, the embodiment of love, the same as you. Formed in love, everlasting in love. For truly, love is all there is. Anything other than love is a separation from your true nature and from those whom you have known as one with you.

The feeling of separation is encouraged by the physical forms which you embody. They mask the true connection you have with the All, which you have had for all time and will have forever more. Even though you may have experienced different lifetimes in different forms, the connection has always been there and will continue to be there as you move forward.

Can you begin to allow that spark of memory to fire for just an instant and remember your true place in the world, in the universe, in the All That Is? You are one drop in an ocean of love. An individual indeed, but also a part of a vast essence of being created in love. You are an integral part and can feel the connection as you travel with the waves of energy which flow just as your ocean tides.

See us, know us, as you have in the past and will once again in the future. For we are not separate from you, but a part of you. Just as every sentient being is a part of you. All dancing to the rhythm of the great OM, the song of life, of love, of creation.

Dear One, do not shy from this truth revealed to you this day. Instead reflect upon it and open your heart to the possibilities never before considered in this human existence which you are now experiencing. Remember that you are so much more than this physical body, which is just a sheath to serve you as you learn your lessons on this physical plane.

Know us and feel the joy of the connection that you have with all who surround you; human, plant, animal, mineral and also in the ever present unseen world around you. Open your mind to the possibilities of this truth. And consider what can be learned, what can be accomplished as you strengthen your connection with the All.

We have told you before that the energetic vibration is rising here upon this plane of existence and knowing this truth will help serve you in the days to come. Do not feel unworthy. Do not feel forgotten. Do not feel alone. None of these is possible as you are a part of all of existence and have been for all time; past, present and future.

Tone daily and allow the waves of those tones to carry you further into your true reality. You will return, you must return to your physical body as this is your path. But know that you are currently living with a foot in both worlds. And many are having difficulty with the increasing energetic vibration upon this plane. Send them love, see them whole and at peace. For as they heal, so shall you and vice versa. This is possible because you are all connected, in love.

Dear One, accept the truth of these words. And if they seem too much for you, by reading this far, the seed has been planted; to sprout at a future time when this knowledge is needed.

You are loved beyond measure.

You are One With All of Thee.

For all time, in all realms,

With the knowledge and strength

always available to you

As you continue to grow

And know the joy

Of the Oneness of All That Is.

Consciousness

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Rainbow Lotus by Ng Wai Chor on 500px

You are awakening

To the truth of your existence.

One with all you see

Co-creator with your Maker.

Filled with love.

A Divine being.

Dear One, allow the awakening to open your eyes to your true nature, that of a Divine being, at one with all. Accepting this truth will show you another way to look at your present situation. Accepting this truth will encourage you to walk, to speak, to act in love. For love is all there is and love is the essence from which you were created. Love is the source of your breath, the result of your existence.

Can you, in all aspects of your life, begin to look through the filter of love rather than fear? You are connected to the collective consciousness and it is through this connection that you receive all the knowledge you require to move through your world.

For your world is but a hologram, conceived in love, exuding love and malleable by your loving thoughts. The conscious thoughts which you have help to re-arrange the world which you see. It moves and adjusts according to the expectations of your mind. This has been the gift of this life in the physical. To be able to see the results of your creative consciousness. This is not something that is available on other realms.

It is time for you to realize this truth so that you can work with it to allow the innate love within everything you see and everyone you meet to burst forth, leaving behind all fear and suffering. You have been given the gift of duality here upon this plane. For how can you learn if there are no opposites? How can you choose if there are no choices to allow opportunities for growth?

Every breath that you take can be a breath filled with love or fear. Every choice that you make can be one made in love or fear. Every experience you have can be viewed with gratitude and faith or with suffering and fear. By experiencing all these possibilities, you are allowing others to learn through you.

Dear One, you are a student and a teacher at the same time. You have the opportunity to create in order to learn and to teach. You are in a unique position to experience that which is not possible on other realms. You are an adventurous soul who chose to be here to grow or to help another to grow.

There are no isolated incidents. There are no private thoughts, for their energies go out into the cosmos, and their energies create situations for growth across the Universe. Be not judgmental of who you are or what you have or have not done. For all acts are but one element of a lesson provided for your growth. You are not the same entity you were just moments ago, for you have grown with every step you take. You may not see it, but it is clear across the Universe as your progress is watched with love and gratitude.

Dear One, you are pure energy, temporarily embodied here upon this physical plane in order for all of creation to experience itself. Yes, you are an individual soul, but you are connected to the All, in love. Your time here is temporary before you return to pure consciousness, unembodied, free from the harshness of this physical world.

If you do not like what you see in your world, then change it. Use your powers of creation to gently shift the energies, raising them higher into the vibration of love. There is only so much we can do from our vantage point. It is up to you, Dear One, to begin the process. How? Breathe in love, breathe out love. See the Divine in all you encounter and practice heart-to-heart encounters rather than mind-to-mind encounters.

Forgive yourself as you begin to understand that life here is for learning, and sometimes you stumble.

Love all whom you meet, see them as kindred souls, trying to find their way in this physical world.

Give gratitude for all that you have and see the abundance which surrounds you. Remember that physical possessions are only holograms. It is the intangible, the experiences, which fill you with knowledge and teach you how to be the Divine being that you truly are.

Be at peace, Dear One.

For all is well with you.

Change begins with you and how you see your world.

Choose love and light and joy.

Dear One With All of Thee.

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