Introduction to Meditation

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Who is Meditation for…

 Meditation is for all who seek the deepest peace and the greatest love,

For whom all is not what it appears to be,

For those who simply seek to know what is truth and what is illusion,

For those who know they are not being true to themselves and are moved to live with greater authenticity and integrity,

For those who are aware that this world is on the verge of a dramatic and profound shift and sense they have a significant role to play,

For those who know a Higher Power is at work in the world and hear the subtle call of that One to be present and available,

For those who wish to know exactly who they are and why they are here.

For those who wish to experience life as a soul and to see others as souls and recognize this may be the greatest paradigm shift of all.

More incentives to bring meditation into your life

In our world today it is apparent that the sufferings of people and nature are widespread.  Often when we see seemingly innocent people, including children, suffering tremendous pain at the hands of others, our sense of injustice is triggered, often accompanied by what many would call “righteous anger” and perhaps even hatred for the oppressor.

In the process, these negative feelings create more suffering for ourselves and those around us.  

This becomes a habit, an inner pattern that is repeated, not only when we witness global strife, but also when someone at home, at work, at our place of worship, or on the street does something we consider unjust.  The same button is pushed and the same pattern of outrage, fear, sleeplessness, anger, hatred, or revenge can emerge.

What has not be acknowledged or understood that could alleviate this added pain and trauma?

A deeper understanding of the laws of action (karma) assures us that whatever we give, will eventually return to us. Therefore whatever happened or is happening  to us is the result of our actions returning.

When this understanding is integrated into our awareness while we watch apparent injustices in the world, it defuses our outrage, diminishes fear, and  lessens our pain. It’s not that we sit passively by and allow people to inflict suffering upon us or others, but it helps us to see that the best possible contribution we can make on behalf of both the victim and the ‘perpetrator’ is to help them to  remember who they are and to rise above their anger and fear.

And what helps us to know our deeper, wiser selves, yes, MEDITATION.

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Meditation opens the door wide into the realms of the unlimited…unlimited peace, unlimited love, and even unlimited bliss. Meditation helps us souls to break the bonds that have kept us trapped in negative karmic exchanges for ages!

However, before we can do this for others, we must do it for ourselves, and see that it works. We must have certainty in the process.

 RESEARCH

Fortunately, these days, meditation has been attracting good amounts of attention from  doctors, like Deepak Chopra, psychiatrists, and instructors and researchers such as Sara Lazar of Harvard University Medical School and Neuroimaging Center of Massachusetts General Hospital.   

Based on research done by Rossi in 1993 and followed by Chopra in 1994, it was found that meditation lowers the levels of the stress hormone, cortisol, in the bloodstream, while at the same time increasing interleukin levels which enhance the immune system and provide us with more energy and a greater ability to cleanse chemical toxins such as lactic acid.  This can enhance neurotransmitter receptors and elevate your mood.

Further research on mindfulness meditation also indicates that qualities we once thought to be immutable including the ones that create temperament, personality, and character traits can be altered significantly because meditation practice creates new neural pathways.  As Sara Lazar, instructor at Harvard Med School and neuroimaging researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital and others have determined, the more meditation is practiced, the thicker the mid-prefrontal cortex and mid-insular region of the brain becomes. This results in a happier, more even and peaceful you.

Lazar also found that even new meditators who practice meditation as little as 4 hours a week can achieve and sustain states of mindfulness that lead to creative flow or higher levels of consciousness, and that even beginners in their early twenties were able to achieve advanced states of concentration and contemplation equal to that of senior meditators of 10 or 20 years. (Lazar and Siegel 2007)

This information and much more can be reviewed in Wise Mind Open Mind: Finding Purpose and Meaning in Times of Crisis, Loss, and Change by Ronald Alexander Ph.D.

Discover for yourself the doorway of reflective/contemplative meditation that will take you beyond the patterns of old thinking and allow new ways of being with yourself and others to emerge.

Find out how deeper waves of peace and love can inform your life and help you to navigate through situations which may have previously caused stress, blockages, and sorrow.

Learn how meditation truly is a practical way to deal with the waves of life.

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Where to Begin

Motivation: Imagine how it feels when peace arises from the depths of your soul.

Where do you begin when you wish to turn inward?  Have you created a well worn path that brings you into the nourishment of peace and silence easily?  Or do you feel overwhelmed by racing thoughts, innumerable distractions, and uncomfortable feelings that all get in your way of finding and maintaining the sweet spot inside your heart, mind, and soul? Where do you turn and what do you find when you wish to enter your inner sanctum? These are important questions to ask yourself.

First off, a prevailing misconception about meditation is that you must eliminate all thoughts in order to be “meditating”. This is simply not true. However if you are feeling at the mercy of your thoughts -try this- reflect on the “who” that is upset, the who that is troubled by the thoughts and who is witnessing the thoughts.  By refocusing your attention on who is hearing the thoughts, you have already created some space, some distance between you and the thoughts. Allow this part of yourself, the who, to focus elsewhere, on your breath, on the steady flame of a candle, or on a powerful thought such as: I am peace. As you withdraw your attention (energy, focus) away from the stream of thoughts, the thoughts will begin to slow down on their own. This is a powerful step in the right direction.  Bring yourself back to this awareness of the breath, the flame, or the powerful thought-I am peace. Don’t give your attention to the parade of thoughts.

In the next section, you are invited to focus on a little journey designed to take you into peace and silence and away from your everyday thoughts. This journey when practiced frequently can create wonders in your life. At the end of this guided meditation, you will find a special resource of short meditations that can be easily accessed anytime you wish to slow down and experience peace.

 How to  Meditate:

 Letting go and remembering who I truly am.   

                                           

From the stars A simple way to begin.

Find a comfortable spot in your home or in nature.  Begin to wind down by noticing and connecting with the rhythmic pattern of your  breath…Allow yourself to deeply inhale and deeply exhale. Breath into areas of tension and pain that may have collected in the body during the day or over time.

Starting out this way helps the body to let go and frees your awareness to begin the process of  refocusing on something besides the thoughts, interactions, or images, that may have been triggered  during the day. Remember you are the observer and can redirect your attention away from being consumed by the thoughts that are emerging.  

Direct your awareness to the part of you that is not your thoughts…You may wish to gently guide your mind  to contemplate on peace, your breath, or on a focusing object such as a candle or other object which works for you. Your thoughts will gradually slow way down.

This letting go stage is the first step.  Don’t try to rush it. With the dissolving of each distracting thought or feeling know you are getting more and more relaxed to experience the peace within.

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        Start by bringing your attention to the center of your forehead … see yourself as a point of LIGHT radiating brilliantly  in all directions like a star or a diamond.

Child Soul Meditating Hold this awareness of the self for 2 minutes.

Then gently direct the power of the mind to focus on Limitless Light all around you the point of light.

Hold this awareness of being light immersed in Light for 2 minutes.

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Be receptive to this Limitless Light.   Feel how this powerful, loving current of Light is embracing you in deep peace.  This peace is filled with silence, the silence that is your essence. As you transcend the denseness of the body and the mind, you will find you can experience your unlimited nature.  This is a very liberating and refreshing experience. Be patient, remember that for so long, we souls have been completely absorbed and identified with being just the body, just the mind, causing this experience of being a ‘light’ within the body, who can observe the mind to be lost. So be very patient and kind with yourself.  Remember: Just one moment of an experience of the true Self will never leave you the same. Once tasted you will want to dip  into the awareness of who you are again and again…And for longer and longer periods of time… Always remember your true self is a free, peaceful, silent, loving, blissful being of light.

When you return from this experience, notice what has changed.

You may wish to jot down a few notes about your experiences in meditation. Each time will be different. All meditation experiences count towards bringing you into a new consciousness.  

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You may notice you have gained energy and enthusiasm and that your inner resource of peace has been awakened.

As you continue your experiments in meditation, know that connecting with the self and then the Source of Light is the method for regaining inner powers of the soul such as acceptance, loving tolerance, the capacity to let go easily,  intuitive understanding, discrimination, fearless courage, humility, enthusiasm, detachment, and more

      

 What to Meditate Upon

Motivation: Frequent practice opens up the experience of deeper self-respect.

Before getting into “what to meditate upon”…think about what you know about the difference between self-esteem and  self-respect?

You may agree that self-esteem is most often described as the value the ‘world'(and you) places on the strengths and qualities that are connected to your outer achievements and talents.  These qualities and strengths are measurable via tests, as skill sets and the like.

Self-respect, on the other hand, is based on your intrinsic values within the soul, the qualities that are part of your humanity. Self-respect requires self-acceptance and self-awareness.  Your intrinsic qualities  are love, peace, happiness, bliss, joy, truth, and wisdom and are not measurable by outer methods. These qualities or values are also called virtues.  Often they have been covered over by the rust of time and the impact of negative worldly experiences. In our struggle for outward recognition, these intrinsic qualities or virtues have taken a backseat in our everyday awareness simply because they are the deeper, invisible side of who we truly are.

Your incognito qualities  are just waiting for a chance to emerge, to be known, to be appreciated, and to shine brightly into the world.  They are waiting in the wings for your attention.

This is where the “what” of meditation comes in~

CHOOSE the value, virtue, or quality you wish to experience more of in your life. Bring this  quality into your meditation by selecting an affirmation from this list of statements or create your own.

Love – My love is a gift to every soul, given freely without expectations

Generosity – I am overflowing, abundant, easily contributing,

Humility – I  bask in self-respect without seeking external praise

Peace – I sink into inner silence, as I unwind the flow of my mind

Detachment –  I love without clinging,  I’m involved, not dependent

Contentment – My needs are always fulfilled, as surely as the sun rises

Kindness – I see, I understand, never imposing, always supportive

Happiness – The joy of being alive flows through my being

Simplicity/Uncomplicated – I see the essence; I stay real and keep life simple

Lightness – I am free from thoughts of the past-life is a wonderful game

Courageous – Having seen the truth, I know what I must do; I am  undaunted

Seeing into Being

Bring your chosen virtue into focus for the next week by spending at least 10 minutes a day, experiencing yourself as a beautiful being of light, filled with the quality you have chosen.

Start where it feels most real.

Build up to two or three times a day, meditating on your special virtue.

Journal about the experiences, images, and feelings you have during these meditations and also about the magic and/or the tests that show up.

Share your experiences to uplift others. Encourage them to explore their original nature. Sometimes meditate together.

We are all special … most of us have just forgotten.

It is time to return to our original state of being!!!

Free Yourself

Remember to free yourself from the thought process by noticing the I that observes the you who thinks, dreams, and desires.  This is a part of you that is separate from the mind, from the habits, from the reactions.  This is the part of you that can be empowered through meditation. This is the part of the soul that is called the silent witness or the detached observer.  This part of you, the soul, is also called the intellect and is continually refined as you study, as you experience, as you learn, and as you meditate.

The intellect contains your reservoir of wisdom and knowledge gained, and has the power to discern, discriminate, and decide. The intellect contains the wisdom to calm the mind down and to choose which thoughts make you feel elevated and happy. The mind simply generates thoughts, indiscriminately.  It is doing what it was designed to do. However, it does need gentle guidance from the intellect, Grow this part of the soul. It is the ‘mother’ to your mind. It will guide you. Have faith in the intellect.

Etheral Candles and FlowesRECAP-4 Steps to Take You into Meditation

The first step in meditation is called INITIATION. It simply means creating a quiet, comfortable place that is conducive to slowing down your thoughts in preparation for meditation. A place where you won’t be disturbed or easily distracted.  A place just to be quiet in and to build up the energy of peace and stillness. A place where you can shift from the outer world of the body and mind, and refocus upon the inner world, upon your breath, a powerful affirmation, and possibly a focusing object.

The 2nd stage is called MEDITATION. It involves selecting a topic or a theme for your meditation. It could be a quality, value, or virtue that you would like to focus upon in order to understand it and embrace it more deeply.  It might be a statement claiming the quality … such as: I am a Peaceful Soul. It might be in the form of a question such as: What does bliss feel like? or humility? or contentment ? Concentrate your mind on your chosen statement or question.  

If the mind wanders, if there is a struggle, know you have the ability to bring it back, like a loving mother to the theme at hand. Training the mind is important, getting the wheels of a rusty mind going in the direction you want, may take a bit of coaxing… gently bringing it back time and time again.  Be kind to the mind and it will cooperate.

As this loving, guiding relationship develops between you-the witness and your mind, you will be able to naturally move into the next stage of concentration where the mind is happily engaged and moving with your topic.c.

The 3rd stage is called CONCENTRATION. In concentration you have reached the stage where your thoughts are flowing freely upon your chosen theme, circling around your subject like a bee buzzing around a flower, drinking in the nectar, enjoying the feeling state and the contemplation of your theme.  This will lead you into the 4th and last stage in which you become the topic of your meditation. You become peace, bliss, humility, or contentment, etc.

The 4th stage is called REALIZATION. It is the stage in which you come to know and feel the essence of the topic or theme you have chosen.   In this stage you have gone beyond contemplation into knowing and being.  This is when meditation becomes very practical and has a beneficial effect on the rest of your life.

You may choose to meditate on one theme for a month or longer.  Accomplished meditators are known to stay on certain aspects, qualities, or themes for long, concentrated periods of time. This develops patience and faith.

Contemplating on elevated states of being, such as peace, bliss, humility, true love will produce elevated streams of thought.  You are literally invoking these states to arise within your being. Doing this type of 4 step process on a daily basis can create a powerful vibration which will affect you physically, mentally, and spiritually.

Daily meditation creates a powerful momentum.  As you meditate, your meditation begets more meditation.  A new consciousness emerges from within. As you powerfully integrate the themes you have chosen to take up in meditation, they will color your experiences and even uplift others.

As you meditate on these beautiful states and qualities, ask yourself how can I stay in touch with this place inside of myself, with this knowing, with this awareness? How can I hold the preciousness of this consciousness, so it does not fade away? As you continue this process of realization, you will come to know the qualities of your own essence.

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DROPS OF NECTAR~Catch more of what you want with honey than with vinegar!!!

A drop of purityThis is a story a friend recently shared with me about being “nearly perfectly happy”!

This is how her story went…”One morning I was walking my young son to school.  Not something I did very often.   Usually I was too busy getting myself and his siblings ready because I often sleep later than I plan to.  But this morning, I made time and we were walking together, just the two of us. About halfway there, my young son of seven, reached up and took hold of my hand, in an uninhibited way, that I knew wouldn’t last forever.

How many twelve-year-old boys do you see walking hand in hand with their moms on their way to school?  So I squeezed his hand, felt the rays of sun fall blissfully upon my face, and told him I loved him.  In that moment I was nearly perfectly happy.  Nearly.

Then a thought came into my mind; the voice sounded a lot like my own voice, but meaner…it was my destructive inner negative voice which had been with me for so long.   It was so deeply intgrated into who I thought I was, that I hardly noticed “her” anymore!

This is what the jerk in my head said: ‘Sooo, you’re walking him to school and putting on your mother of the year act today.  What about yesterday and the day before that?  You hardly ever walk him to school.  He’s probably holding your hand because he’s so desperate for the love and attention you haven’t been showing him.”

My bubble burst and even the smiling face of this contented child could not bring it back!  I started to tell myself what a sorry excuse for a mom, I was!

Enter Moment of Clarity!!!

An alarm suddenly went off inside my head and in burst this stream of truth…you are loving him and caring for him.  He’s well fed, perfectly happy, and on time for school.  Do not rob yourself of this moment’s joy because of what you failed to do yesterday or what you fear you may not do tomorrow.

I started to realize how many times I’d done something good, sweet, or even awesome, while beating myself up for all the times I hadn’t been perfect.  My inner voice ws finally exposed for the destructive harpy that she was.

Why had I been listening to her for all this time?  How harmful, how disrespectful to myself to badger myself with such incrimination.

As I said goodbye to Jay and watched him confidently enter his school, my mind started to shift.  My life could not go on like this.  There had to be a way to enjoy these moments, to simply be happy without beating myself up for all my failures.

The internal nagging had to stop.  I needed to send my negative voice packing and replace it with something, and fast, before it took over completely!

That’s when it hit me: Drops of Awesomeness!  Every time you do something good, something kind, something productive, it’s a Drop in your Bucket of Awesome.

You don’t lose Drops for every misstep.  You can only build.  You can only fill.

I walked Jay to school. Bam! A Drop of Awesome!   I fed him fruit with breakfast. Drop of Awesome! I told him I loved him. Drop of Awesome!

All day long I chanted those words in my head.

I swept the kitchen floor instead of stepping over the crumbs for the fiftieth time.  Drop of Awesome!  I texted my troubled friend to say I was thinking about her.  Drop of Awesome!

I had an unproductive, critical thought about one of my kids, but I brushed it away and replaced it with love. Drop of Awesome!

When I started thinking about my life in terms of adding these little Drops of Awesome for every tiny act of good, I found that I was doing more and more of them because it’s a lot more fun to do good when you’re rewarded with joy, rather than being punished with guilt for every failure in your past.

By the end of the day, I realized something important.  If I was spending time with my kids, really listening to each of them with attention, at least fifteen minutes a day, then I was a good listener, even if I had multi-tasked while they were talking at other times.  And it felt really good to be that person.

As I added up these Drops of Awesome, I found that in those moments, I actually became the person I had always wanted to be.  Drops of Awesome is really about allowing yourself to feel joy and to be proud of your small victories.  This builds momentum and makes you want more Drops in your bucket.  Because of the positive feedback you experience, you are willing to do more, and each tiny step brings you closer to achieving your goals.”

This friend is Kathryn Thompsom and I found her published journal at Shared Blessings in Kilauea, Kauai!

I’d like to extend a big MAHALO to Shared Blessings and to whoever dropped off Kathryn Thompson’s ” You’re More Awesome  Than You Think  Journal” and of course to Kathryn Thompson, herself, for creating it and giving herself the opportunity to let her own cheerleader shine through for all of us to see and learn from.

All Credits go to: Kathryn Thompson for creating the Drops of Awesome Journal!

Kathryn Thompson lives in the Seattle suburbs with her computer genius husband and three young kids.  You can follow her adventures at DaringYoungMom.com.

Her work is published by familius.com ~a book publisher dedicated to helping families be happy.

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Self-Respect ~ Let Me Count the Ways

 

 

I am a child of GodA spiritual journey often begins with  the question:’Who am I?’

Focusing on our eternal nature with self-reflection and self-respect brings into awareness the unfoldment of the answer to Who am I.

Giving respect to your true Self, instead of demanding or expecting respect for your ego from others has great benefits.   As your self-respect increases, the soul becomes humble and fulfilled. Eliminating negative and useless thoughts about myself and others is easier when focused on the elevated awareness of the Self as a being of light..  This kind of self respect dispels consciousness of the self as a limited, temporary body governed by an ego and our true nature of peace, love, and joy can be expressed.

Being in self-respect brings respect from others easily and continually. This is the opposite of arrogance; this has to do with acknowledging the True Self and our true qualities.

Renouncing the desires of I, me, and mine cools the ego down.  Work on the ego allows one to experience progress in meditation and other spiritual work.

Self-respect is the foundation of the state of soul-consciousness.  Each and every thought of respect  about our true and eternal nature creates energy, while wasteful thoughts about myself and others reduces my power and vitality.

Start this process of respect for your eternal nature by creating a list of respectful  thoughts or ‘titles’ you have for your soul.  Such thoughts will build inner stability to  face adverse situations.  They will keep you in a good stage of soul-consciousness and in the company of the Highest on High who wishes only the best for you.

Here is a starter list to get you moving in the right direction.

  1.  I am a great soul.  It is true that I’m great.  Feel it and accept it with deep     realization.
  2.  I am a destroyer of obstacles for myself and others.  My Divine Parent is always with me.  I am under the Canopy of Protection.
  3.  My original and eternal state is of  sovereignty of the soul over the mind and body.
  4.  I am a pure soul and so is everyone else originally and eternally a pure soul.
  5.  My true nature is of peace.  When I am connected to peace, I give peace to all souls through the freedom of my mind.
  6. On the basis of self-respect, I charge up the atmosphere around me, including my home, my meditation area, and wherever I am present in the world.
  7. I am a powerful soul, unlimited and blissful.
  8. Expressing love without conditions and expectations is a natural joy for the soul.
  9. I am a beloved child of God.

Give yourself the gift of Self-Respect every day.  It is especially powerful, during the first ten minutes of your day to reflect on one of these points.  This practice can be repeated for the last ten minutes of your day before sleeping, as well. These times of the day, your subconscious is most available and will take in your positive thoughts.  Also imbibe a powerful point of self-respect while eating and drinking.  Work this practice into the things you do everyday for the sustenance of your body.  You will be also sustaining the energy of your soul.

You are a blessed soul.  Blessed by this spiritual knowledge, blessed by the Divine Director of this play, and blessed by every positive thought you choose.

Choose well, live well, and progress.

 

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Choosing A Topic or Theme for Meditation that Inspires You

 

Before getting into the “what” of meditation…think about what you know about the difference between self-esteem and  self-respect?

What I’ve come to know is that self-esteem is most often described as the value the ‘world'(and you) places on your strengths that are connected to outer achievements and talents.  These qualities are often able to be measured. Self-respect, on the other hand, is based on your inner recognition and self-acceptance of who you know yourself to be. 

Self-respect is based on the intrinsic values within the soul, the qualities that are part of our humanity.  These intrinsic qualities of the soul are love, peace, happiness, bliss, joy, truth, and wisdom and are not measurable by outer methods. These qualities or values are also called virtues.  Often they have been covered over by the rust of time and the impact of negative worldly experiences.

In the struggle for outward recognition, these intrinsic qualities or virtues have taken a backseat in our everyday awareness simply because they are the deeper, invisible side of who we truly are.

These incognito qualities within are really just waiting for a chance to emerge, to be known, appreciated, and to shine brightly into the world.  They are waiting in the wings for your attention!

This is where the “what” of meditation comes in.

CHOOSE the value, virtue, or quality you wish to experience in your meditation:

Here is a list of statements about the inner you to inspire you…

  • Love – My love is a gift to every soul, given freely without expectation
  • Generosity – I am overflowing, easily contributing
  • Humility – I  bask in self-respect without seeking external attention/praise
  • Peace – I sink into inner silence, as I unwind the flow of my mind
  • Detachment –  I love without clinging,  I’m involved, not dependent
  • Contentment – My needs are always fulfilled, as surely as the sun rises
  • Kindness – I see, I understand, never imposing, always supportive
  • Happiness – The joy of being alive flows through my being
  • Simplicity/Uncomplicated – I see the essence; I stay real and keep life simple
  • Lightness – I am free from thoughts of the past-life is a wonderful game
  • Courageous – Having seen the truth, I know what I must do; I am  undaunted

Bring your chosen virtue into focus for the next week by spending at least 10 minutes a day, experiencing yourself as a beautiful being of light, filled with the quality you have chosen.

Start where it feels most real.

Build up to two or three times a day, meditating on your special virtue.

Journal about the experiences, images, and feelings you have during these meditations and also about the magic and/or the tests that show up in the rest of your day that shows you that you are deepening your impact upon the world by “being aware who you truly are“.

Awareness of your own original truth is everything!

Share your experiences to uplift others.

Encourage them to explore their original nature.

We are all special … most of us have just forgotten.

It is time to return to our original state of being!!!

I am awake to the magic and kindness of the ONE~

5/25/2014

I am awake to the kindness of the ONE who teaches me everyday and who is healing my heart from all impurity. I, the soul, love purity, seek purity, and give pure feelings to others through my thoughts. I am in deep communion with the ONE on this magical day. I am awake to the ONE’S magic. The magic of a ready smile, the magic of a loving child, the magic of a pure and true heart, the magic of a flexible part. The magic of never being alone, the magic of flying home, the magic of belonging to ONE. The magic of listening, the magic of reaping, the magic of knowing all that I’ve been told is true. The magic the ONE holds for me and for you.

The ONE says: “All that I have is yours, but you must let go of all that you think of as yours. Share the blessings, share the greatness, share the wonder. Giving it away is the way to receive the fullness of my gifts for you. Have no fear, the ONE is always near to a loving heart.

The One said to the Child: Give me the sanskaras (imprints) of hurt, the sanskaras (imprints) of not being heard, the sanskaras (imprints) of having your toes stepped on. Stay introverted and know all will be yours.

STAY IN TOUCH WITH ME and with your own Self-respect in all relationships. Keep me between you and another. Do what you do for another child for Me. Put others ahead of yourself and you will always be first in My Heart. This is an Art.

5/30/2014

My Sweetest One,
You are my true Friend. With You, I am complete. With You, I know who I am, who I have been, and who I am becoming. Dearest One I belong to You alone.

The One Responded in my mind~

Know yourself as I know you, Child.  Sit on the seat of self-respect as the true sovereign soul that you are. You are becoming a master of silence and an embodiment of peace and love. Remember Me, be with Me , and the longer you stay within my Presence, within My reach, I will transmute you into pure gold, removing the alloy which you have collected over lifetimes of uncertainty, sorrow, and blind faith.

Restore your original joy, your original smile without a face, your original self without a body. All else is distraction, costuming, and subplots. Stay with Me and win the lottery, catch the golden ring and get off the merry-go-round of who, what, where, why, and when.

Your victory is in my Open Hand. Touch it. Feel it. Imbibe what is yours, has always been yours, and which no one can put asunder.

Take a step, reach for me, and I will be there a thousandfold.

Thank you Beloved Father, Mother, Child, Beloved, Friend, Guide, Comapanion~though you can not be seen, you can be felt.  You are the Comforter of Hearts, the Remover of Sorrow.

I wish to stay close by your side as I walk through this world which seems to be at some amazing tipping point~moving from the utmost extreme darkness into the very depths of our most pristine and light filled days.

Om Shanti and Happy Holy Days as we cycle through time back to the beginning, back to our original purity, our original joy, and our original truth.

BE READY!!!