Finding Peace through Presence

Whether the hurricane winds, tornados or raging fires are in our immediate vicinity or not, every human heart feels their effects. We all know what devastation looks like, in our lives, and in the lives of others.

These are treacherous times, and Earth Mother, through these weather events and natural disasters, calls us to attention.

How do we find peace with what is happening in our world?  Danielle Egnew, a medium who offers global predictions, offers one perspective. In a recent blog post, she writes that she is changing how she works because of the addictive nature of prediction.  People hear what is forecast and they stop there. The stopping point is most often fear.

We are so much more than fear. As Danielle Egnew writes, we are at the point of choice between being stuck in habituated egoic patterns or living from “Our actual operating system – one of endless miracles, peace, and abundance.”

I wrote about my direct experience of co-creating reality in last week’s blog post. Yes, we are doing this. We are living from the New Earth, with co-creative actuality.

I wish I could remember where I read this next sharing, so that I can source it accurately, because it is a wise perspective of resonance.  Some public figure in the New Earth writings wrote recently that one reason why these cataclysmic events are happening is for us to become heart-directed in our connections with one another. These extraordinary events pull us together, as a human family.

It is time to step up and live from Heart. We have moved through “healing” and into presence. With presence, we take responsibility for our actions as a sovereign being. Danielle Egnew takes this responsibility, as she writes in her blog post, and with consideration of the consequences her choices have on the human family. She presents as brave, and true.

Another reading that feels pertinent right now is from Matt Licata’s exquisite book, The Path is Everywhere. On page 81, he writes about delving into the  multidimensional, sensate experience of fear in order to reveal its directive message to us.

When we do this, we can move through the incapacitation of fear, and into the experience of Living Love as the generator of our new operating system. Miracles happen, abundance is a given and the heart is alive. This is real. This is us. This is choice.

Our actual operating system – one of endless miracles, peace, and abundance.”                                                                                                                                                                       Danielle Egnew

Please share in the comments how you move through fear and stand in unconditioned presence now. What a glory that experience is!

How to Claim 5D Alchemy

5D delivers.  Once we move past the surprise of getting what we requested in full and complete ways, extraneous thought evaporates. There is nothing to do, no big agenda to follow. Effort goes out of receiving and even out of following-up.

Suddenly, without any warning, at any time or place, with no apparent cause, it can happen.                                                                                                                                                    Ken Wilbur

The Story

Unlike many people, I have not ever wanted to own a home. With nomadic blood, I move a lot, in both short and long-distance moves. I do feel that I have settled in place now, coming full circle to where I began. Buying a home, though, is not on my wish list.

Renting has become an option for many people and the market has changed. Prices have gone up and supply has gone down. I wanted to move this past Spring.

My wish list is precise, and long. I require no smoking, no external lights shining into interior rooms, no carpet, pet friendly, quiet, surrounding beauty and the right price.  Nothing matched my list this Spring, so I  decided to settle in place despite a super long commute with traffic that I allow to aggravate me.

Then, it happened.  As Ken Wilber says “Suddenly, without any warning, at any time or place, with no apparent cause, it can happen.  (From CWI No Boundary, page 433.)

My niece, a realtor, told me about a house for rent that meets my wish list.  And here, I have it, a place to call home. This new home allows me to shift toward fuller living. This new residence allows for greater social engagement and cultural enrichment because the commute is cut in half. I will be free from bombastic, artificial light invading inner space, noise pollution that yanks up my nervous system and a lack of green beauty that does nothing for the heart.

When the offer came, there was no losing center. I took the offer as a direct response to my request, and I took the receiving of it in stride. The plotting and planning of packing, moving, changing addresses seem like an ordinary day’s work; neither an ordeal, nor a cause for overenthusiastic anticipation.  The experience is simply something that is happening that is part of the mix of living in the field of alchemical magic, where wishes are granted and dreams are fulfilled.

Like many people, my past is rich with the joys of getting dream jobs or finding beautiful places to live or taking life-changing trips. There was always a roller coaster associated with these experiences; an up and a down.

Now, in 5D, it seems we take good fortune in stride.  There is nothing to lose center over. The pull of over exuberance or deflation has evaporated. We are in Yes Living now.

It is quite freeing to ask for something and receive it in full, on Spirit or the Universe’s timeline.  When we receive what we requested, the tendency is to keep asking for the next things our hearts desire. Love, and Life, and our own Soul, respond.

Ask – Presence with each changing Moment – Receive – Acknowledge — Ask

As we acclimate to the 5th and Higher Dimensions, we operate at a new cloud level, where the vista is wider, more flowing and connected. We do not have to concern ourselves with the tedium we were used to dealing with in 3D. We live with greater stride, confidence, and surety.

Please share in the comments a recent experience of yours in having a request met, full and complete.

 

 

 

 

The Entire Universe Conspires to Help

Dear Readers,

Both the Lunar Eclipse of the last Full Moon and the recent Solar Eclipse of this New Moon made direct contact with planetary placements in my birth chart.  It has taken me awhile to receive, absorb, assimilate, integrate and reconfigure. Now, I am back to writing this blog.

The eclipse energies brought an imperative for living in the moment.  There is no time to waste in being distracted. The focus is, as Matt Licata says, “What is most true now.”  Honouring what is most true in each moment represents a way of life in this New Time, and it takes practice. 

One awareness that has come up for me as most true is how intuition, or Conscious Awareness, arrives in split second awareness. What follows is a shared experience of “In a Flash Knowing.”

 Our intuition is connected to a vast Source and Resource of informing help.  There is an entire Universe conspiring to participate in even the most mundane aspects of our lives.

For decades, I have been dressing with the Moon.  The Moon changes zodiac signs every two and a half days, and each zodiac sign is associated with a colour. I chose to wear a colour of that day, and this is how I dress with the Moon. 

The colours of the zodiac, as I understand them, are listed below. As one Buddhist teacher told me long ago, “Everyone has a piece of the truth.”  If you search online for colours of the zodiac, you will see other associations.  The ones below represent what I have been working with and have come to know, over decades of use.

Aires – Red spectrum, including orange

Taurus – elegance and soft colours, like beige, muted blues

Gemini – gray, black/white, silver

Cancer – blues and browns

Leo – Red, pink, coral

Virgo—gray, black/white, silver

Libra – elegance, blues

Scorpio – black, red, purple, sexy

Sagittarius – skirts for women, turquoise

Capricorn – brown, black

Aquarius – anything goes

Pisces – white, light greens

We know colours transmit vibrational frequencies and wearing a colour associated with the sign the Moon is in helps me feel in alignment with the cosmos.  I love it when I encounter people who are wearing the colour of the Moon for that day and have no clue about the zodiac association.  I am in awe of people who pick up these frequencies, consciously or not and go with them. Kudos, deep respect, fearless!

In the Northern Hemisphere, we are approaching a change of season. The weather has not changed much, yet the mood and orientation have, and   summer clothes no longer carry the day. It is not cold enough for fall clothes. Finding midseason clothes to wear on any given day can be a challenge.

Preparing to dress one recent day when the Moon was in Scorpio, I looked through everything in my closet that would speak to Scorpio Moon, and nothing came up.  I let the choice of clothing go as I did other things in preparation for leaving for the day. Before I even approached my closet to look again, in a split second, the choice of clothes became clear: a black tee and an animal print skirt. This choice came out of the ethers, as I did not consciously notice this selection when I first looked for what to wear.

I was delighted with the choice; the clothes fit the Moon colour of the day, and my intuition directed me. I felt supported and connected with a responsive Universe.

I have written about this before: Living in the Moment requires trust. Worry, stress and fretting lock out trust. One “most true” dynamic is that we have helpers; we are not alone.

Our intuition is connected to a vast Source and Resource of informing help.  There is an entire Universe conspiring to participate in even the most mundane aspects of our lives, such as what to wear.

When we activate the living truth experience of Conscious Awareness (a new descriptor of Intuition) in small matters, we can release more completely into its embrace in the larger matters of life.

Please share in the comments section your experiences of “in a flash knowing,” when Conscious Awareness is your guiding companion.

 

 

Allowing Our Moon’s Magnetics to Pull You toward Stillness

In the early 1980s, I remember feeling bewildered that I had energy during one-half of each month and wanted to do nothing the other half of each month. This confusion was before I had consciousness around the permeable flow of the Moon’s rhythms in nature and within me.

Now that I understand the shifting rhythms, I work with them consciously. I have just had my Personal Dark Moon with its luscious pull to be quiet and still. It is a majical time that filters, warms and nurtures. Dark Moons rest my body, Soul, and Spirit.

Everyone has his or her unique patterning between the Personal and the Collective Lunar Cycles.  My Personal New Moon occurs about one week before the Collective New Moon. With this patterning, I have three days of magnetic pull to stillness and then an energetic uplift with my Personal New Moon. A few days after this, I go down and in again with the Collective Dark Moon, and then a fuller, energetic resurgence with the Collective New Moon. During the last ten days of the Collective Lunar Cycle, for me,  the needle on the energy spectrum trends toward low.

Flowing with this pattern allows my body rest and more rest, with the reflective peace that comes with stillness. These are abundantly rich times, and I resurface in both the Personal and Collective New Moons with new insights, and fresh starts.

The reflection that broke through the surface during this recent Personal Dark Moon relates to the heavy tension that gets stored in my body when I focus on the unexplainable chaos in our world now. In the United States, we have someone in power appearing to break all rules, yet keeps going. We have police shooting people to death, without charges brought against them and we have a former, revered comedian on trial for sexual assault, with legions of women in the background echoing similar assault, and the trial results in a hung jury.  In the world, we have audacious events of mass deaths by unfathomable acts of terror. Who can explain this topsy-turvy world?

For those of us working with the collective consciousness shift to higher dimensions, we understand that these bizarre outer circumstances represent the dismantling of the old order.  We get that. Living through it is another matter, as hardly anyone anticipated the dismantling would be so disgraceful, shocking, offensive, extreme.

The impact on our collective psyche is serious. People who are not aware of the quantum dimensional shift are having a tough time. People who are aware of this quantum shift are also having a tough time. Stress levels tip the balance scales with somber effect.

I have felt this stress as it shows up in clenched muscle tension that stifles life flow. This physical contraction hurts, and as a sovereign being, I must shift this. We all have anchors that bring us to center. One of my main anchors involves synchronizing physical energy levels with Moon flow.

Because I stopped, rested, and listened during my most recent Personal Dark Moon, I heard a plan that come through my inner caretaker.  During the Collective Dark Moon this week, I am taking a news cleanse.  I am not reading news online. I already do not watch the news on TV, and this week, I am giving up the hours I spend every day reading news online.  Our New Moon occurs Friday evening, June 23, 10:32 PM, EDT.  I will discern then whether I want to return to spending precious, potentially creative, moments reading news online.

Before the November election, I stopped listening to NPR news and have not returned to that practice. My system cannot take it.  My system has been on overload with all the online news I consumed,  and in this collective Dark Moon, I release that practice, too. I will have more time for creativity, more time for connecting with others, more time for tending to my inner life, as is optimal during a dark Moon phase.

It is rough out there. We must keep to kindness and supreme self-care. Do you feel the magnetic pull to stillness when it knocks on your psyche? Are you allowing it to help you stop, rest and listen to your inner wisdom? Please share in the comments section. If you would like assistance determining the pattern between your Personal and Collective Lunar Cycles, let me know.

 

Resolving the Pain of Self-Abandonment

Summerfair is a juried art show that occurs the first weekend in June on the banks of the Ohio River, here in Cincinnati. This is an art event I look forward to every year.  The Sun shines high, vibrant colours abound and crowds of people explore the art, curious and happy.

The day I attended Summerfair this year was a perfect weather day, and I was delighted to enjoy the experience with my sister. I find that contemplating the paintings, woodwork, metal work, jewelry, fiber arts, feeds my Soul. After my sister and I bought bold, fun summer wear from one of the vendors, we stopped to eat lunch on a bench in the shade, overlooking the muddy brown Ohio River. The essence of this River has imprinted my Soul since childhood.

After lunch, I checked my phone and found an email message confirming an apartment viewing appointment at 3:30 PM that day. And here is where I lost it. Rather than stop, tune in and discern a choice between seeing that apartment or enjoying the rest of the fair, I lost presence and did not even consider that there was a choice. Sheepishly, I went to look at the apartment.

I only recognized that there was a choice when we arrived at the apartment parking lot and saw how dismal the place was. I did not even go in to view the apartment.

The refrain “Wouda, coulda, shoulda,” played in my mind. The rental price was a giveaway, had I consciously assessed the offering. The price was far enough off to indicate that it was a no, even before I said yes to the appointment. If I had the presence of mind to realize a choice was at stake, I could have declined the appointment and stayed at the fair. Instead, I flowed listlessly, like a log on the River, wasting time and effort. In consequence, I suffered the loss of feeling incomplete with this year’s Summerfair.

Michele Mayama taught a technique where you check in with your’s Soul’s wisdom by asking a question and then feeling through the soles of the feet if there is life related to what is asked, or not. I have used these technique for years and find it to be reliable. A yes answer had a response of upward surging, a no answer is flat and when our Soul or Body  wants no part of what is being asked about, there is a downward pull, like a repulsed response: a definite no.  Had I even stopped to ask if there was life for me in going to view the apartment, the response, I am sure, would have been no.

Instead, I was left with a deflated feeling of loss, discomfort and dissonance. I was upset because I lost presence and did not discern choice about something that held value for me.

I had obsessive thoughts about what I missed by leaving the fair early.  It was a challenge to let that go.  Four times I asked, through my feet, if there was life for me in going back to the Fair on Sunday, to capture what I missed seeing on Saturday. Every time I received a flat-out NO.

A few days later, a friend shared a Jeff Brown quote and a phrase from that quote resonated like cathedral bells: “The more embedded our methods of self-distraction, the more agitating the truth-aches calling us back to authenticity.” Truth-ache, this was the pain of it; I abandoned myself and had acute truth-ache because of it.

Moving through the loss associated with missing a sizable portion of this year’s fair brought flashes of what it might be like on the deathbed. I can imagine one might say, think or feel, “Oh, no I am not ready to leave, I did not get to see everything or have all the experiences I wanted to have.”

Interestingly, on my Facebook feed that day, someone posted a quote from Rumi: “At the moment of our death we wake up laughing.” This quote lit me up!

I have heard that the Dalia Lama works on his own death a little every day. I am not sure what he does, however, I imagine preparing for ease at death might involve practice with letting go, feeling loss, more letting go and opening to the infinite, unconditioned possibilities of Presence with each moment.

Every truth-ache has a learning where we go beyond the pain and sense the underlying need. For me, in this Summerfair experience, the identified needs are to not abandon myself, to stay present, and to feed my Soul more art.

I am returning to Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way’s practice of  weekly cultural dates with myself. I am checking local listings for art fairs and cultural events. I am slow stopping to consider that each moment holds choice. When I die, I want to be full up and ready, not a moment of this precious life wasted through abandoning Presence, and choice.

Pat, sister, left, Aureal, right, on the banks of the Ohio River

 

Raising Frequencies to Allow for Multidimensional Creating

When I was growing up, my mother and maternal grandmother used to say, “The Lord will provide.”  In the consciousness shift to 5D and beyond, we seem to transcend the concept of a “Lord” to that of an active, co-creating Universe, free of hierarchy, where no one lords over us, for good or not so good.

Mass movements dismantle hierarchy. The Civil Rights Movement in the 60’s started the dissolve of the hierarchy of race, and the Flower Power of the same era started the dissolve of the hierarchy of corporate capitalism. These collective awakenings brought direct experience of personal sovereignty and human equality. We recognized freedoms and our interrelatedness. The 1970s and 80s brought revitalized interest in Native American Spirituality, reminding us all creatures are our relations, animal, plant, mountain, ocean, sky, human; All My Relations.

Fast forward to the Information Age when our entire planet is connected wirelessly and folks at far distances communicate instantaneously. Hierarchy of place, dismantled.

Other mass movements also reflect the dissolution of hierarchy. People take power back from doctors as they research their options, tune into themselves, and decide personal health care choices based on their own sovereignty. As I wrote in last week’s post, no one knows better than us what is the best for us.

While it still seems to be a man’s world, progress is made in gender equality. Men are in the delivery room now, in contrast to their absent role in the birthing process decades ago. That some men change diapers, feed babies and are active parents, is a great equalizer in gender hierarchy. Gender fluidity is another equalizer.

We also see the dissolution of hierarchy between humans and animals. People go out of their way, even risking their lives, to save animals. There is mass outrage when remnants of trophy consciousness are reported.  Animals perform miraculous interventions that save human lives.

Like stepping stones, these mass events that diminish hierarchy and demonstrate equality lead us to direct experience of worthiness, and Divinity.

The embodiment of sovereign power leads us to awareness that we co-create our own reality. We are no longer helpless victims, at the mercy of a hierarchical figure lording over us. We are it.  We are actively linked to the co-creative, materializing forces that craft our lives.

Co-creation does not force mind over matter. The more conscious we are, the more fluid and responsive we are with the co-creative forces, the more our lives reflect materialized desires.

And this is my place of struggle now, in raising frequencies to allow for this level of multidimensional creating. It is one thing to let go of hierarchy; it is another thing to be flapping in the wind without a Mother.

We do not create in a vacuum.  We speak our truth to ourselves consciously; the truth of what we long for and want. In expressing to ourselves, we also express to the Universe. We monitor negative self-talk and choose words with care, as we know what we say manifests.

I am aware of having to stretch up and out to this new consciousness that is grounded in direct experience of being loved by an animate Universe who cares, listens and responds to requests.

My challenge on this path is releasing the habituated patterning of being a Motherless Child. Yes, I had a mother in this life, and like many, my mother’s formative life experiences led to the motherless child experience.

My awareness now is of letting go of the Lone Wolf persona and letting in Love. A spiritual teacher once said to me, “You need to have an experience of a Mother that you can trust.” She led me to the Earth Mother, and now, I lead myself to the Living, Loving Cosmos Mother.

A Mothered Child no longer hides what she wants, longs for, knows as Truth. An adult mothered child is self-responsible within a Universe that hears, responds and Loves back.  Our Cosmic Mother is multidimensional with access to the timeless realm of All Possibility. Hierarchy is gone; inclusion is here. No one, no part left out. We wake to our Power, our Sovereignty and our living relationship with a co-creating Field.

Our rational minds cannot understand our co-creating Field; our Souls know. When we surrender the lead of our mind to the lead of our Soul and when we combine our Soul Consciousness with the Consciousness of the Universe, how can we not create what is good and holy and remarkably ours to do and be and have?

When we surrender the false concept of hierarchy and claim stand-up alliance with a responsive, creating Universe, how can we not create and Be what it is ours to create and Be?

A mothered child knows that she is loved. She has the freedom to be. We are all Mothered by this Divine Mother, our Earth and the SupraMother beyond Her, the Cosmos. I suspect it takes a while to absorb this Love, to repattern the Motherless Child experiences with Mothered Child experiences.

This is the part we deal with now, in this Frequency Upgrade; this direct experience of being Love and Loved within a Loving Universe. 

(Current political scenes reflect the death throes of hierarchy. It is a mess out there. However, what we feed with our attention, grows. If we choose to be distracted by the external chaos to the determent of our own sovereignty, that is a choice. 

One’s own Heart and Soul is where accountability rests. If you are called from within to be an active part of the Resistance, may you find your way to Yes.  If your role is to listen to the deepest beat of the Earth/Cosmos through silence and bearing witness, may you find your way to that, too. Whatever your role in this current chaos, may you find your way and not abandon yourself in the process.)

There are Two Outcomes, We Either Rise in Frequency, or We Stay Stuck

The closing line of my daily prayer is, “Everything I need is here,” and my living anthem is, “All is Well.” Saying these words and living them are two different things, and I am at the place of Great Divide. Now is the time for me to live the alignment. Maybe your experience is that it is that time for you, too.

Our Quantum Dimensional Shift is the biggest, boldest frontier humanity has ever faced. What got us here, rational thought, consciousness of duality, no longer works.

How to climb out of habituated limitations and into the Living, Fluid Light? Many of us have been preparing for this shift for eons.  Other peoples’ work helps, like Tosha Silver’s Outrageous Openness, or Eckhart Tolle’s masterful help with Presence in the Moment, along with multiple others. However, it feels that the time is now for internal accountability rather than external influence.  The leap is Now. Mission Critical. No time to wait.

One place where I get mentally hung up is the old paradigm thinking of what about them? If I have this, whatever it is, what about them, how will “they” get it? One thing that I did learn from 15 years of Tibetan Buddhist practice is that there are no comparisons, yet I still attempt for all  things to be equal. Our Universe is varied, abundant,  and there is enough for all. I can no longer allow myself to get hung up at this lower frequency vibration that comes from limitation.

Another signifier of this time is the Sovereignty of our Beingness. We are our own Boss now, no deferring to others, and no one knows our path better than we do. We must take what is ours to take with the Grace of our own Divinity. To choose this requires sustained living at higher frequencies.

There are two outcomes, we either rise in frequency, or we stay stuck.

I choose to rise in frequency. Deep-seated patterns of worry and fear are juxtapositioned with All is Possible and living, breathing that this is so.  I can no longer stay stuck in what was, despite feeling fragile as I live this New Way.

It helps to re member the elusive essence of Soul. When we are Soul Directed, as so many of us are, we are not limited to 3D consciousness or even 5D consciousness.  Our Souls know, and they do their best to inform us if we only listen and allow.  Our minds do not know better than our Souls.

Feeding the Soul is critical now, as this is what informs us while mind no longer leads the way. What feeds your Soul? Please share in the comments section. My soul is fed through plenty of down time, doing nothing, hanging out in the silent spaciousness. Many other choices also feed my Soul, however, this one is primary.

We were made for this Great Shift. As spiritual beings in human form, we came in multidimensional. The Dimensions are opening and inviting us Home. Staying with the familiar, the patterned, we might miss the re Union.  This is what is at stake Now.

 

 

 

 

 

A Tale of the Freeing Experience of Nonlinear Time

I have had challenges accessing Pandora in my car lately. Sometimes the Bluetooth channel will play Pandora, and sometimes even that does not work. I stopped listening to NPR news before the 2016 election. While silence is my general preference, there are times that I enjoy listening to jazz while driving.

Twice now, when Pandora did not work, I clicked on the Bluetooth tab, and no jazz plays from there, either. What comes on is a U2 album. This is a track from an actual album, not Pandora. There is a USB port in my car, however, no flash drive is plugged into it. I have not ever purchased or downloaded music from U2 and have no idea where this is coming from. I click the fast forward button on the car’s touch screen and a mp3 recording of a channeled session that I had saved years ago starts playing.

Curious to revisit these teachings, I stay with it. The channeled session comes from 2012, it seems, and is a session of Michele Mayama channeling Mary Magdalene.

In this session, Mary Magdalene responds to a participant’s question about intuition. While I missed these words when the session was live, I heard them the other day. Mary Magdalene said that intuition comes from a limited perspective. She talked about everyone’s birthright to full consciousness — to know the whole and the full. In any given moment. She shared that intuition is a small facet of full capacity consciousness.

This full awareness is what multidimensional consciousness offers. Through all of our being, particularly, sensate experiences, we can see, feel, hear, access the whole picture.

What a liberating way to regard consciousness. This full spectrum approach upgrades intuition from a facet glimpse to a nonlinear experience of multidimensional presence

These higher dimensions are real. Our highest wisdom recognizes them as a felt experience, even if we cannot name it.  When we claim our higher dimensional home, we claim more parts of our power. We raise our capacity and we see more, touch more, feel more, know more. In a recent post on Soulstice Rising, Ascension Notes, Kara Schallock writes that human beings are bringing these higher dimensions in as a grid formation that is the New Earth.

In multidimensional consciousness, time is non-linear.  This means that information from years ago, can pop up on your radar, or radio like it did for me, or some flash of future can come into consciousness as real and alive and accessible.

Notice how experiences of nonlinear time show up for you. We can pay attention as these experiences happen. Notice how only the present is real, and stay there, with each new moment. Release regret, longing, fear, shame, blame, guilt. Present moment aligns our multidimensional consciousness with Deep Earth, and High Heaven, and stretches us out to full surround.

Being conscious of the present allows us to feel, know and choose next steps. Let go of the  plotted line for life experience, the linear time frame that goes from here to there to there. In its place, allow the swirling spiral of Now, with its fulcrum in multidimensional consciousness, to anchor you. Allow your Soul and the Universe to unfold You.

Please share your experiences with the release of linear time in the comments section.

 

Opening to Receive: 5 Tips to Get to Yes

When someone compliments you,  do you accept, wide open, with no questioning? Or, do pre-conditioned responses of resistance come into play? Are you even keel with giving and receiving, or are you always  giving?  Life within a  responsive Universe requires that we live in dynamic equilibrium with both  giving and receiving.

In last week’s post, I wrote how the split between body and mind is lessening and use of intuition is increasing. For these great changes to happen though, we must be open to receive. Issues of false pride and subscribing to hierarchy are no longer functional. In hierarchy’s place is awareness of our own supreme sovereignty. That message, delivered Ages ago, the Kingdom of Heaven is Within” reflects present reality.

As I wrote last week, we are moving toward the direct experience of Oneness. Going through life blocking the reality that we are part of, that we belong, results in tremendous waste and keeps us from receiving what is ours to receive.

If receiving remains a challenge, here are five suggestions to consider for opening to the wild, raw, living current of Life that says Yes.

  1. Consider that being closed to receiving is an adaptive response. Notice how a baby responds to a face reflecting unconditional love: there is joy, delight, openness, receptivity! Practice receiving at that infant pleasure level next time someone praises you.

 

  1. Allowing unconditional love involves trust. If you feel there is no one whom you can trust, go to nature. Beam in the spectacle of night sky, or a vibrant-with-life tree, or a serenading bird or the breathtaking colours of sunrise and sunset. Allow yourself to receive natural beauty as mirror reflection of you.

 

  1. Say Yes when your Soul nudges you to say Yes. You will know when a No is appropriate, however, consciously stretch to Yes when No feels false or habitual. This Amazon page lists books related to saying yes.

 

  1. Using a mirror, look yourself in the eye and applaud yourself!  This practice, from Spring Forest Qigong,  opens the heart meridian. Do try this and note how it feels!

 

  1. Consider that you may be adept at opening to receive and that the challenge is Opening to Be Received.

 

During eons of life in 3rd Dimension, many of us had to hide. Intuitives, healers, wise women and men, we could not openly show who we are.  We can be who we are now and opening to be received might represent a new chapter in living the truth that we are part of and do belong. Your gifts, talents, wisdom are a crucial part of our collective unfolding into 5D.

If opening to be received is part of your challenge, start small and stay consistent with sharing who you are and what is yours to give. Trust that the opening to fulfillment is yours and receive it. Pay attention to how your sensate body guides and directs you. Open to receive that inner wisdom, and you will find your way to opening to be received.

Blessing wishes for all giving and receiving

 

The Death of Duality

Duality is dying. It might not seem so as we witness the divisiveness within first nation politics. Yet, duality, with its sense of separation, is dissolving. The Resistance Movement, whether we are activists or not, unites us and helps lift the veil of delusion. We are no longer fooled into accepting that we are separate beings. That fiction is no longer fact.

Through the global resistance movement, we embody the experience of Oneness and live interconnectedness. While the transition from duality into Oneness is not pretty, it is authentic. This same shift from duality into harmonic wholeness is true within our personal experience, as well.

We are no longer separate mind and body, we are bodymind. And notice which comes first in that word! The divisive split of spirit from matter, mind from body, consciousness from soul, human from nature, animal from human, has dissolved for many and is dissolving for many others. We are freer, now, to live an intuitive life, a life that is directed by an inner knowing of interconnectedness with all that is. Living an Intuitive Life means that we feel our truth, own it, and live it.

Living the Intuitive Life is the tagline for my blog because this is core to my beingness, my purpose on Earth. Ignoring intuition, this living channel of Field support, feels like a mortal wound and it seems to take a lifetime, or more, to keep this channel open.

A story in point: The other day I had errands that would have taken me to five different neighborhoods.  I could not possibly make all those trips in one afternoon. As I was deliberating a choice, my intuition slid in with the question, “What would it be like to live intuitively?”  Yes, this is the question my intuition, an information source I have actively been connecting with for decades, had to come and gently ask.

A memory of example also slipped into consciousness. A friend needed a new tablecloth for a special event. Rather than go here, there and everywhere in search of THE tablecloth, she asked her intuition. It responded, she listened and on one trip she found the tablecloth she wanted.

When we release mental rigidity, and the pushing, forcing, and insisting that comes with it, and we open, instead, to a soft flow of surrender within a Field that wants to inform us, life becomes effortless. Some moments are bumpier than others, however, if we relax into All is Well, we can trust the gift and the growth of a challenging experience, We can relax, allow, and receive.

This surrender to an informing Field is not self-abandonment.  It is an embodiment of consciousness that fuses body, mind, sensate experience, Soul and the living, informing Field, into Presence. Through this knowing presence, we are longer duped and disturbed by a cognitive dissonance that comes from not living our own wisdom and Oneness, our own intuition.

How does it feel to have the split between mind and body lessen in your daily life? How does it feel to trust your intuition more fully? Are you practicing on smaller, every day choices, such as holding an orange while grocery shopping, and asking “Does this have life for me?”  This is how we start living an intuitive life; we start small, in everyday matters, and we build from there.

One way to build relationship with intuition is to put one hand on the middle of your chest and the other hand on your lower abdomen; enjoy deep exhalations, relax, trust that Life is a Yes and that you are shapeshifting through challenges, then ask your intuition what you long to know.

Please share  your experiences in the comments section.

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