Chronicles of Surrender

A new title!

ENLIGHTENED

rose on hand with light

The idea for Chronicles of Surrender was birthed on Kauai on April 20, 2008  during a session of Divine Light with my sweet friend, Emily Rose. Up in the Homesteads, a full moon in Scorpio was rising, and it was Emily Rose’s 27th birthday.  The idea for the book was inspired by the power of the unseen and its invisible force upon the soul and upon the very destiny of our beloved planet, herself.

This book has asked to be written and longs to be read.  It is in a genre of its own making…something along the lines of practical spirituality meets divine mythos, and divine truth.  It’s about real people, real places, a collective autobiography, and hard to believe truths which become realer than the parameters of 3 D life, as the reader opens the doorway into the invisible realms of the soul.

It is about letting go of…

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Chronicles of Surrender

 

rose on hand with light

The idea for Chronicles of Surrender was birthed on Kauai on April 20, 2008  during a session of Divine Light with my sweet friend, Emily Rose. Up in the Homesteads, a full moon in Scorpio was rising, and it was Emily Rose’s 27th birthday.  The idea for the book was inspired by the power of the unseen and its invisible force upon the soul and upon the very destiny of our beloved planet, herself.

This book has asked to be written and longs to be read.  It is in a genre of its own making…something along the lines of practical spirituality meets divine mythos, and divine truth.  It’s about real people, real places, a collective autobiography, and hard to believe truths which become realer than the parameters of 3 D life, as the reader opens the doorway into the invisible realms of the soul.

It is about letting go of the old ways to allow the new way, the new life to emerge.

Chronicles of Surrender are stories about opening to the new and to the eternal. Each one tells of newness birthed through inner dialogue, the flowering of the soul, whiffs of immortality, divine power, unlimited love, and other powerful thoughts about the true nature of existence in these auspicious and paradoxical times.

These stories chronicle personal experiences of letting go; letting go of the old, the unnecessary, and all that holds the spirit back!

Seeing into Being

Originally they were called The Jasmine Chronicles. Why jasmine you might be wondering?  Why name something so lofty as these ‘chronicles’ of life-changing moments after something as whimsical as a flower? The reasoning is somewhat autobiographical and very specific to where I was living at the time this idea came through; for every night, when it was time to let go of the day, I would be transported by the fragrance of the night-blooming jasmine wafting in through the windows of my little hale (Hawaiian for home) in Wailua. In each whiff, there was an element of newness and eternal freshness as I breathed in the fragrant air which swirled around my head.

Pikake, as jasmine is called in Hawaiian, became my benevolent, evening companion. One sniff cleansed the senses of the toil of that day and adorned my thoughts with the majesty of a god or goddess.  The jasmine uplifted my spirit, sparked a wonder in the soul, and spoke to me of a new direction,not just for me, but the new direction of bringing the Divine to earth.

Jasmine, pikake, was my friend, my ally, my beloved in the work of imagining Heaven coming to earth, in the highest sense of that completion.

Try it for yourself! Find some jasmine, although for you it might be a gardenia, a rose, or a starburst lily! Experiment! It might be the smell of your favorite cup of tea or the sound of the wind blowing over your roof as you lie awake in bed.  For you, it could be the scent of the sea, the sight of an innocent child, the taste of something sweet  infused with love? The magic is in the eyes and ears and soul of the beholder.

Whatever transports you, catches you off guard, lifts you up and out, grasp it fully into the membranes of your life, into you, the living soul. Let it merge with your own essence, with your unique flavor; let it  assist you joyfully on your mission.  Watch how ‘it’ sparks ideas and sparkles up the heaviest of heart aches.  Whatever ‘it’ is, be sure that it won’t let you drift apart from your true nature of joy, love, and delight.

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Whenever you begin to gasp at how alone you are in the midst of your life, embark upon planting this fragrance, this flavor, this sound, or that sight into your heart of hearts. Let it touch you so deeply that you open naturally to remembering how much the One Above really loves you!

When you long to hold another’s hand to lighten their steps along a thorny path, yet they are far, far away, across an ocean, remember your ‘touchstone’ and there you will find them, at the center of the universe within your heart! In moments like these, envision your power to uplift all souls and as you do, your own vibration will rise to meet the Heart of the One Above.

When the wind outside your door blows cold and the sky is a pearly gray, listen to the sounds of the little birds whose songs trickle in and blend with your essence…encouraging you to remember to sing, to hum, to compose verse of your own to delight the soul, yours and others!

When you feel far from home and loved ones, and many tasks have piled up before you can touch their tender hands, remember the sounds of gods and goddesses laughing through the sound of the little birds calling out to the Beloved.  Even the rooster’s call is an honoring of the Light!

When your head is filled with so much light, you can’t see straight, breathe slowly and imbibe what is yours. Give praise and thanks when there is nothing else you can do. Stay put, do not venture out until the flow of incoming higher forces directs your awareness to the truth of your existence.  Know it is most sensible not to travel anywhere, but to sit in the stillness, and reap the harvest of the inner landscape.  Go deep to find the riches joining you to the One. Watch as Peace drifts in and who ‘you’ are, or who you thought you were… drifts out.

When you feel empty, when you ache, when you say I wish for some fulfillment, an accomplishment, an aim, a reward, for love and respect for who I am, for people who speak truth comfortably, for awakening, for YOU in all of your sweet adorableness, for beauty, for closeness, for the new moon of bringing these things in…in the coming cycle into their completion, into fullness; when you feel this way… Stop and clear out the desires of another, of all others. Clear your palette and know your own choices, your own precious pregnant possibilities.  Know your own consciousness lifting you into another realm where you can come face to face with the Mirror of Love, the Creator, the Mother and Father of all souls.  Find refuge here, my friend and be nourished.

 

light is here

You are not alone; souls just like you who have experienced such feelings, suffering from the ‘alloy’ that has been mixed in with what was once ‘golden’, share what they’ve found and how they have been filled to overflowing by those findings.  And so Chronicles of Surrender came to be.  It all began with the whisperings of the sweet, gentle jasmine blooming in the dark, who fanned the flames of my heart and evoked the stirrings of knowledge in this soul of letting go of this old world to make way for  the coming of Heaven on Earth. It is now, closer than ever, the changing of the times, the time to replace the old world with the new, the time of transforming hell into heaven.

 

open your third eye and see

Although Heaven on Earth is currently a ” work in progress”,  it is steadily being established by the cooperation of many souls, the ones ‘experienced in the special art of the transformation of life’, the ones who are busy in transforming themselves in order to transform the world, the ones actively listening to the guidance of the Divine Director, the One in synch with the Cosmic Drama.

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This is the time for newness, for the new life, the new world.  Inspire each other with new life.  As you move forward, remember to bless each other.  Give thanks to one another, to the ones who firmly hold the hand of the One Above in theirs and especially to the ones who haven’t found that Hand of Blessings yet!

For as we say in Hawaii, When a task is done together, no task is too big…

‘A ohe hua o ka mai `ai ka la ho’okaahi

spiral in the sky

Your blessing for coming this far with an open mind and an open heart:

You are a spiritual flower who spreads the fragrance of spirituality in all 4 directions.

You are an image that attracts all souls to you.

May you be in this awareness that: I am a fragrant flower in the Beloved’s Garden… spreading a spiritual fragrance to attract and uplift all souls.

Drenched in Rose Petals

Because you have become this now, as a memorial in your temples, they light fragrant incense and adorn the altar of your non-living idols with their favorite flowers. 

Be Still and Come into your own unlimited presence.

 

 

 

Letter to a Child

Letter dated November 2007……Found in a notebook on August 25, 2018~

To truly enjoy the harvest of wisdom gathered is to share it!

Dearly Beloved,

Writing this letter to you to share some simple wisdom which I have carefully gathered over the recent years of this journey.  I’m hoping to pass it along to you, so you won’t have to spend too much time wandering and wondering about how to live a happy life!

I’ve learned to live with acceptance and gratitude for the gifts each day brings and to especially cherish the opportunities given to assist others by listening, encouraging, and smiling.

I’ve learned to stand up for myself and know that even though I am truly beloved by God, I not the center of the universe, but a very essential part of life, unique in my offerings.

I’ve learned that each time I give thanks for everything from the bottom of the heart, the universe smiles and is able to bestow more blessings and responsibilities upon me.

I’ve learned that as concentration grows to receive only from the One above, I am totally fulfilled.

I’ve learned that I’m not alone here, I’ve always being guided, even in the darkest moments; the same is true for you. So preserve your innocence and love for the tremendous efforts God is making for your happiness. And don’t forget to Remember that One ~ this is your main effort!

I’ve learned this: don’t stand in your own way; flow, be flexible, pay attention to what is around you. Be of service to life and life will be magnanimous with You!!!

With Utmost Love and Respect,

A Guiding Motherly Light

open your third eye and see

p.s. I’ve also learned that it is best not to try to change others, but very important to ‘check and change oneself’.

I’ve learned the power of making mutual concessions and acknowledging the help of others when something is accomplished.

I’ve learned that we have a choice to make people feel positive or negative and to always look for the good points in others…this is a POWER.

Acknowledge 1 or 2 wonderful things about people in your life everyday.

Last, but not least, for now, when your home is clean and tidy, divine vibrations will flow through you and your home.  If you are organized, you can even save your life, or someone else’s.

Fewer items is better-have a simple style. In case of emergency, less is more. Your calmness will be a source of protection for yourself and others.

Kindness is the Highest Form of Wisdom

A Special Ceremony for these Special Times

8 Inspired Reasons to Turn Within

ENLIGHTENED

great space for meditation

  1. When I stop looking to the world outside for fulfillment, I can begin to draw upon the amazing inner resources of love, wisdom, and happiness that emerge when I attend to my inner world.
  2. When I realize the significance of this turning away from the outside to develop a taste for going within, I can truly understand and practice what it means to “consider myself to be a soul”.
  3. Since what I focus upon colors my consciousness,  I am inspired to conquer the many pulls of Maya upon my intellect, which means all the distractions that can come up  when I wish to contemplate the deeper, subtle levels of truth.
  4. To turn within I practice sitting quietly and withdrawing my thoughts from the outside world. This includes the pulls of the body, possessions, and people. Then I’m able to focus on my inner identity, the spiritual aspect of the self which…

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