I FIND THIS TO BE TRUE

 

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WHY ARE WE HERE?

I believe we are here to discover and live our ” Highest Joy”. Because when we find our highest joy, we help others find theirs. How is this possible?

Have you ever worked a puzzle? It’s always best to start with the outside pieces. The outside pieces have straight edges and those straight colors make it a lot easier to fit together. That’s when you first begin to create the boundary of the big picture. We are unable to see the shapes take form until the frame is set in place. This makes it much easier for the other pieces to find their space as well.

This is how we help one another find our purpose for being. When each of us discovers our highest joy and begin to live it, we help form the shape for the next one to fit into. We begin to see the cosmic picture take form, because we are each a part of the cosmic whole.

Have you ever felt, or thought, “why was I born, and why am I here?” Well I’m here to tell you, you are here to Find Your Highest Joy. It is the reason we have all found ourselves on this plane together. We have chosen to be a part of this moment together. We have come to complete our Cosmic Picture together. Some of us have lost our way and think we can fit our “square pegs into round holes” and when they don’t fit, we buy guns and fight wars. We find differences that really don’t exist and teach our children to do the same. We teach others to hate and strive against their own best interest, because we have forgotten why we are here. We need each other to complete the picture. We need to remember that who we are is a part of each other, and why we are here is to live our highest selves.

Love is the key and reason for everything. When we love we transcend every other thing. Because every other thing is an illusion. Only love is real. Love lifts as if you had wings. Hate sinks as if you had pockets filled with iron. When we let go of the hate, fear and judgement, love is still there. It is our natural state of being. We don’t have to conjure it up. Other things have to be taught, love just is.

Meditation

Meditation

Today was the second week of meditation with Oprah and Deepak. I was pleasantly surprised when I discovered something about myself. This mantra today hit me where I have always lived. Wondering, what I really want. For a 69 year old who has had to work and raise two boys and support a mother in my youth,, this was a luxury I couldn’t afford to consider. Now I am retired and am finally able to take writing seriously. I never knew I could take my years of writing seriously. I thought it was just my way of coping. When I first began the meditation, and asked myself what I really wanted, my answer was to write many books. Then Depok asked us to go deeper, and I began to cry. In this quiet state of harmony with all that is, and with my hand on my heart, the real answer was, I want to matter. Who knew, at this age, I would have an Oprah ‘AHA’ moment. 

Spiritual Psychology

Spiritual Psychology

While trying to understand the difference between religion and spirituality (and there is a difference). I coined the phrase “Spiritual Psychology”, this term needs to be included in any conversation we engage in about the subject. It is the language that separates Religion from Spirituality. It is the intention to either follow a family tradition or to search for Spiritual truth. One leads to a handed down belief, the other leads to a paradigm in ones own psychology that turns something on that was never on before. it is ‘enlightenment’ that is not an exclusive word to Eastern Religion Experience. Language and intention are what separates East from West. One says ‘Enlightenment’ the other says ‘New Birth’. I would venture a guess that many teachers who instruct others in religious faiths have never had a spiritual experience of their own. Spiritual Psychology informs your mind-you intellect- that something has changed in your inner most being- your spirit. It unveils the language that before was unutterable And reveals what is true at the deepest level of your humanity. It has nothing to do with religion and everything to do with your intention to know-your desire to know truth brings an experience that cannot exist outside of your spiritual self. When your mind knows something you have learned, what you have learned can be updated, changed or reordered with time. When your spirit experiences something it is a constant truth that will never change, but it will change you.

Our intention informs our purpose, reason, or will. I will to know or I will follow what others have told me.

A STONE

imageI’M NO TEAM
I stand alone
I never knew I needed
This one single
Place-a stone
Strong and made of
Everything around
Me-but solid
I have gathered
Enough stuff
To make me so
There is no need for more
Black-white-yellow-brown
Circling me
Looking for a crack to enter
But I am already full
Of these-there is no room for more
It is my comfort zone
This one single place
A stone
I understand every
Story told me
I’ve been here before
Stop knocking on my door
I have closed and locked it
And the key
Is in a safe place-
This space
Overflowing with
Experience and a
Little grace that allows
The circling but none
To allow the entering
I am many
And I am one
Alone-
A stone.