Remember the clear light,
The pure clear white light
From which everything in the universe comes,
To which everything in the universe returns;
The original nature of your own mind.
The natural state of the universe unmanifest.
Let go into the clear light, trust it, merge with it.
It is your own true nature, it is home.
- The Tibetan Book Of The Dead
Since my last writing I have been making some changes. I have been learning some new skills and remembering some old ones. I have been making some important personal decisions and lightening my emotional load. I have been defining personal limits that I feel comfortable with and organizing what I can do to create peace and harmony within myself so I am able to define it in my world as well.
I am realizing that peace on earth has to start within myself and I need to allow all others to discover this within themselves, and trust that they will. After all, they are a part of me and we are all connected to all of life. We are puzzle pieces that need to trust that we fit together in a unique cooperation that creates our beautiful future.
The Power of the Mind
Posted on October 1, 2010 by Patti
…. Be aware of your thoughts. Do you know how powerful your thoughts are? We are co-creators with the source of all life, we always have been. The first place you create is in your thoughts and your thoughts are in your mind. To have a better world we must all come together and create by “renewing our minds”. Switch on your positive thoughts. Greet each day with love and enthusiasm. Connect with nature. Create a Garden of Eden (really, physically take the time to connect with your world in these simple ways) and sit back and watch life happen. Nothing in life comes about by chance. If you want your world to change for the better, change your thoughts for the best. Can you imagine the beautiful world we would have just by changing our mental picture of life? It is that easy…. The answers are found within.
In truth, light, and love. Namaste
The world is nothing in itself. Your mind must give it meaning. A Course in Miracles.
This is one of my most favorite months. February, in the depth of the winter months, announces and represents one of the most important expressions of all, LOVE.
I am writing today with much in my heart. I am not sure what is going on but I feel my heart soaring and it is so full of such joy. I have had some very important and honorable meetings and connections this week. I have felt myself stretching and reaching out to wonderful people who have been and are in my life. I have been blessed to see their sacredness. I see it in every one I pass. My wish is for everyone to see this with their very heart. Feel it deep in your core. My wish is that you have the gift of love, peace, and harmony to pulse within your being. If we all saw it we would recognize our kinship, our oneness, and therein would be the reason for peace in our world. Let your whole self be filled with that breath of love and peace. Saturate your inner being. Open wide your arms and let the vibrations of love, peace, and happiness flow through you.
“Oh Christ consciousness, present in all life, help us to know Thee in our temple of living atoms.
Help us to realize and actualize Your Divine Presence.
We are your expression of Christ in Action.
Your life fills each of us to the degree of our understanding, our devotion, and our love, our peace and our faith…” The Eternal Beauty of Great Souls, Pg. 47. Jean Scott Prugh
On Valentine’s Day take a moment to gift yourself with the wonders of Peace, Love, and Harmony. Remember, as within so without. It is that simple.
In Truth, Light, and Love,
Looking back on my life I realize that I have had many wonderful guides and teachers. The greatest teacher of all has been that energy that creates life itself. I can remember playing and learning from this energy. Its messages and understanding imparted to me by filtering down great understandings. Occasionally I interacted with those who swirled around with me and spun around until dizzy and collapsing on the ground and watching the clouds spinning above in the sky. I remember listening to the quiet sounds of the earth and the words on the wind softly blowing its reassurance and understanding that it was all one and the same thing and I was too.
I had truly loving parents who raised me but sadly were not in my life very long. I traveled a lot as a small child and this left me shy and quiet. I remember my Mom as quiet and steady. She instilled that sense of moving through life in an orderly way. My Dad had profound lessons to teach me. Life was not always as it seemed and the most important was you can love those who are not your own and the fact that we live forever and not to be afraid of death. Everywhere I went I had to break new ground. But I learned that life offered friendship everywhere I went. It showed me that I was not alone. The parents of my dearest friend took care of me until I graduated from high school. This whole family and I do mean large family, took me in and loved me like their own children. This included the children. I learned so much about love from them. It was so big and expansive. They and their lessons mean the world to me.
I grew up going to church and searching through church doctrines but never feeling a need to connect totally with a church because of my earlier understanding and that feeling that I was always a part of a grand energy. I went through the standards. Baptism, Confirmation, Marriage, etc., but many of the churches I frequented couldn’t reach that freedom of my childhood. Many lessons seemed to contradict what appeared to be truth as I understood it. It was okay, but kind of like tasting non-fat milk ice cream after you have tasted real ice cream. Not quite there. The ones that came closest to my understanding were perhaps Buddhism and Hinduism. But yet I know that I am Christian and Jesus is my elder brother. Can I accept this as my way of life? Yes I can. Life has taught me that all religions are different expressions of the same. This understanding of “everything is one” has been an important marker post for me to follow, to accept and love everyone no matter how different they may be. We are all one and the same. That is very comforting to me.
This has come to me now for the past three days so I will just begin writing and trust what may be said.
If I look without and contemplate nature I see a beautiful landscape, orchestrated and rhythmic. Every movement is suspended in a moment when I can grasp and see the most wonderful dance my eyes can behold in the syncopation between the earth and the sky. I particularly notice this at sunrise and sunset, but if I pause and look in the middle of the day I can see it too.
The broad expanse of sky and the beauty of the earth as she plays hide and seek with the shadows defines a breathtaking view that I can hardly take all in. It is awe inspiring in its subtle boldness.
It occurs to me that I have the privilege of sitting on this wondrous ground and enjoying the magnificence of the sky. I realize that I am wrapped in the arms of GOD in this moment and listening to the heartbeat and rhythm of the earth all at the same time I automatically know in that moment that it is all ONE and it is all okay.
Be at peace in this wondrous holiday season.
I am a guardian, defender and protector of all. All who are treated unfairly, weakened, or oppressed, whether they are human, animal, elemental, or earth.
No one has the right to harm another. (NO ONE.) We are all one and the same. To harm another is to harm you. To harm another is to weaken all. It is your responsibility to strengthen all life through love. If you strip down another you debase yourself.
Turn within and learn to love yourself so that you strengthen all that is. No one is superior to another. Coercion is a grave offense to humanity. We are entrusted with each others lives. Your actions define YOU.
What do you want others to see about you? Do you want to show your weakness in the folly of your false pride, or your strength in love which defines you?
Be the stewards of the light you came here to be.
Came to me on 11/7/2014. Very powerful vibrational information.
Yesterday I had the privilege of meeting in Portland with people I had never met before in my life. I drove up there in the pouring rain, lost my way, called and was given brief directions and found my way to a lovely home.
The source of life was very rainy yesterday and indeed will be for the rest of this week. But that is beautiful Oregon, full of liquid sunshine. I was introduced to people I had never met before and soon we were in conversation getting to know each other. The first thing I noticed (being rather shy to speak) is how comfortable I felt with these people. It was like being with family. I noticed I had no guard up which surprised me. Most of my life I have been very guarded about what I say for fear of sounding out of acceptance. After all you cannot just walk up to perfect strangers and start talking about arch angels and vibrations and deep personal experiences. Well, maybe some people can, but not me.
Thinking about it today I feel that my experience was coming from love. It permeated throughout the whole afternoon and evening. I just wanted to say what an honor it was to experience it with such wonderful souls. I experienced the energy of the source of life coming from everyone. I hope that we all can have such an experience as time moves forward. The peace and fulfillment of it is quite remarkable and helps me to understand that everything is really all okay. We truly are spirit having a human experience.I just wanted to share this experience with everyone. And thank you for the obsidian. It is exactly what I needed right now in my life. Nature is very healing if we allow her to assist us.
… I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me. I am part and parcel of God. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Just the other day I had the opportunity to talk with a very dear friend about forgiveness. Thinking about our talk I realized how deeply important forgiveness is. Forgiveness of self is perhaps the most important action we can take that leads us to self-love.
I, like many of us right now, am going through what I call the dredging process. Old hurts, angers, misunderstandings, betrayals, are coming up for me to view. I have relinquished them to my imaginary alter and begin to feel they are banished only to have them appear later, even more intense and deeper than before. Learning to look at them again and feel the ache in my heart, has taken a great toll on my self-confidence. Trying to stay in non-judgment has been like walking on a balance-beam high above a swiftly moving river. And the way across is so long. Honestly, I have not known how to do this and move it from my mind to my heart.
The heart is the sanctuary of forgiveness, love, and peace. To forgive others is much easier to do than to forgive yourself. Often we are not aware of the possibility of being able to do this, nor do we see the importance of the need. After all, it is “only” me. Thus you discount your own importance and the reality that you are equally important in the equation of forgiveness. In fact the need to do this is very important. Self-realization is an important step on the path. Awareness of self and your needs is just as important as caring for others. In fact one cannot fully care for others if they cannot care for themselves. This was an important survival skill I had to learn while taking care of my children as a single parent. I realize now that I did the best I could with what I had to work with at the time. It was not much, but I learned to use it all. Still, I did not forgive myself for what I could not do, for what demand I could not meet, for disappointments I could not make right at the time. I felt like a failure and carried that all these years.
The task that I needed to perform was forgiveness and to relinquish the idea that I had to analyze it and still solve it. I needed to just realize I did my best under the circumstances with what I had to work with, and release it from my mind so it could travel to my heart where it can be released in the love of the source of all that is. It is that simple.
I am now aware that the mindset that I choose to carry determines the awareness that I experience in life. I choose self-forgiveness and love so that I can work in my world from my best point of view.
I cannot speak for everyone else but, for me, awakening comes in the removal of layers that help me see more clearly what and who I truly am. And all I can say is it is beautiful, exhilarating, and gives me the satisfaction of knowing this all-encompassing life that I am a part of. And then I look around and see that everyone is in the same place and I marvel at this.
We are all spirit having a human experience. Why is this so? Because the ONE Source of all that is wants to know every phase of who she/he Source is. Socrates said, “Know thyself”. That is a clue. And I realize that it is not only on the earth that this is taking place. It is all over, everywhere. When I can see without so many layers it is awe inspiring and this tremendous love rushes over me and I feel like I am one who has just been welcome home by the most wonderful energy of creation there is, because I have.
We are all going through this right now. We are at different mile marks along the way but we are all there and it is all okay.
With great love,
If you want to see peace, you need to change your way of thinking. You cannot voice peace and yet hatred lives in your thoughts.
If you want to see harmony, you need to see and create harmony in your mind.
If you want to see love, you must saturate your whole self in the love, light, and truth of the universe.
…In GOD I live, move, and have my being. Everything is sacred. Everyone is sacred. Every religion is a means for each of us to reach our sacred. It matters not what faith you are if it brings out the best in you. GOD does not care what we call our man-made religions. It just matters that we call HIM. It matters that we have a means to reach down into ourselves and find HIM. It matters that in doing so we bring the best of ourselves out to work in our world… essentiallotus.com June3, 2014, Patti
Be the change that you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi
In peace, love, and light. Patti