Showing posts from November, 2011

A Soft Flicker of Hope

Every child has known God, not the God of names, not the God of don'ts, but the God who knows only four words and keeps repeating them, saying: "Come dance with Me, come dance." ~ Hafiz
Many teachers on the spiritual circuit speak quite a bit about the stories we create and how they are not real. While it is useful to acknowledge that our fear is a story, we still need to do the work of healing our wounded child in a sincere and authentic manner. It is like meeting a young child, standing alone and lost along the side of the highway. Would you stop and tell her that she is not lost and then, continue on your way? The compassionate response is to gently smile, take the child by the hand and offer to help her find her way home.
Similarly, all of us are seeking the way home. This home is a place of great fun and spontaneity in which every instant is alive with excitement and wonder. While the return to our innate joy might be our intent, many of us search far and wide for the…

Like a Reed

Let nothing be inside of you. Be empty:  give your lips to the lips of the reed. When like a reed you fill with His breath, then you’ll taste sweetness. ~ Rumi
On November 11, 2011, each of us has a rare opportunity to receive a powerful influx of energy from the Universe. Moreover, this highly-charged vibration of Grace light contains a more refined frequency of wisdom than has ever previously been channeled into human form. In order to completely absorb this light energy, we must be empty.
In the next few days, it would be helpful to check in with your breathing often. In order to allow your breath to really cleanse the auric field, be sure to relax your neck and shoulder area. Also, it would be beneficial to drink lots of fresh water and to eat a light diet, filled with vibrant and colorful fruits and vegetables. Above all, observe the emotional body and watch for any residual signs of anger or other negative thought patterns.
By gently guiding our attention into a more receptive spac…