It is amazing and mysterious how the thread of life connects all parts and makes them work together in harmony, in many organs even without any awareness. But without the heart, nothing would be alive, the heart with its two sides and four chambers which moves and is moved by love. For this being alive, for being able to learn to open up where my heart is still closed, I am deeply grateful.
May we all open up to the possible kind and harmonious interconnection, which our body reflects, including myself.
Like Kevin mentioned, in countless ways of being supported. In this the love of the beloved and friends are especially heartwarming and directly echoing back in me, but it is as well the countless other encounters that support me and all of us, from the people cleaning the streets to the plants, healing plants or plants giving joy through their delightful scent, or the happiness when watching the hedgehog curiously exploring our garden. I am deeply grateful for being alive among all this beauty and kindly embracing it with loving care.
All is sacred, and, echoing Sparrow, we are a part of that sacredness. At morning dawn, when a child is born, during holy rituals and divinations, witnessing wise elders consecrating a project for the welfare of people, prayer, while meditating, while writing right now in the Internet book of life or while gratefully eating a delicious plum that has ripened these days at the tree in our garden, while observing all the many threads that have led to being able to savor just one single plum. It is as if a sense of the holy smoke of incense is passing by while being aware of the sacredness of all.
I offered to listen with my heart and soul today, and I offered a pause, in which something important was possible to rise up to consciousness and then was mentioned, which gave space to develop something new. The pause was the key feature for this today.
Usually I do believe in the good outcome of things, that healing of whatever is not yet healed is a kind of intended universal and divine principle. I would say that doing the best I can, supporting others whenever I am able to in the best way I am able to, being kind and compassionate, and being grateful for any expression of life helps unfolding life at its best for everyone, including me. The positive experience when approaching life like this works nearly like a perpetuum mobile, it works into the positive direction for all related, like a pendulum inspiring you and me and back to you and me, nearly without any effort then.
Still, for not to fall too much into the direction of optimism or sometimes not to loose faith, I need to call myself back to the midst of things, which is questioning in a kind of open way like … is it so? and leave things free, find inner stillness and let something else lead instead of assuming into the one or opposite direction.
To let go of one of my main obstacles to stay in the now, which was my deepest fear, and this was to be isolated from all which my heart is longing for. But you know, as I realize just now, by being able to naming it here, I realize the fear has become much less!! Yippee! Welcome tenth of July!
I guess the main help to let go of the obstacle of fear was to meet, accept and understand the anger, which covered vulnerability. And I was helped a lot in this process, for which I am wholeheartedly and deeply thankful. This process opened the door to compassion for myself and much wider for others. Welcome to all of you here on this gorgeous site and everywhere! And echoing Antoinette: let´s soar, fear free, let the wind of compassion and gratefulness carry us to fly freely and to enjoy the moment right now and onward from now on.
By asking someone whom I might have hurt to please forgive me, that I feel so very sorry for having caused pain, even if it was without intention. By expressing that it is my heartfelt wish to see the other well and happy, wishing full unfolding and blossoming of the lovely one to whom this concerns.
With strangers, it is the energy through eye contact. It did surprise me a lot when one day I imagined to offer a rose as a symbol of love to each stranger I met while looking into their eyes, wishing him or her from my heart that this energy would help ceasing their suffering. Since, I do this whenever it comes to my mind. It is deeply touching when a stranger realizes the coincidental, free encounter on the level of the heart. Their heart occasionally reacted spontaneously with deep joy about being seen without any judgement of whatsoever, which is expressed through the radiation of the eyes of both of us then.With loved ones, it is the same. It touches me most when being touched deeply on the level of the heart is present and shared.
Lately, I learned much about vulnerability, of my own and of others. To see the beauty in it and the opportunity to be more visible and so more understood by others in what before felt like a reason to be excluded. I am deeply grateful for letting go of attached fear, as it helps being even more compassionate with myself and others and it makes me realize even more that we are all in the same boat, no matter what the “fault” may be like. Embracing this with kind respect towards myself and one another.
To love and be grateful. To listen to the stillness which is always there. And to be loved and give myself to life just as it is, finding way to embracing everything with happiness and gratitude.
For so many, but especially for the life given and the friendships, the love that is expressed through simply living and being together, any moment when this is. And being able to be in nature, viewing its beauty and inhaling fresh air while walking in the mountains for example, like yesterday while enjoying this beautiful area together with a dear friend. Sometimes when I loose sight I need to remind myself. This site and the team of people looking after it is a great reminder, for which I am deeply grateful, like others expressed it already. So looking ahead to another day of grateful living! Thanks to all of you here.
Yes, like Christina said which I can only echo, so many of my friends and family, including me. Only to add that the whole planet with all living beings need my compassion, too. The cry is incredible loud.
So I pray, do not let us close up, please let us stay touched and moved, so that we all may find way and help each other and our beautiful planet to healing.
While feeling tempted to combine the question with the word for the day today, I would answer that I can learn not to believe what is not true about me, and instead start to believe what is true. So the greatest gifts are that I am both able to love and that I am loved, and that I can hold others in this love and that equally I am held in this. Still work in progress, but who am I, other than this? Other people told me, but it took me this far to slowly having started to believe it. And the best is: we all share it!
Through the curtain of sparkling pearls
which flush the ground to inspire new growth,
gratefully embracing, I sense the world inside and out,
all loving, eternally being held, holding you and me and all in grace, delight, peace and beauty.
Dear Kevin, good to see you three weeks post op. next to your friends helping you holding the oar. Thanks for the photo and for your being here on this site and sharing. With gods grace you hopefully will be able to row again with your friends. It seems your plan works. Thanks dear Kevin. I am deeply touched and learn from your courage and kind support every day, especially these days. Wish you all the best for your healing, from my heart.
Wishing you all the best for complete regeneration of the functions of your back so that all needed and desired movements are possible, especially that you may keep your beloved rowing together with your friends. Have a good day, Kevin.
Congratulations for this grand sparkling experience of “newborn” physical and emotional joy! And so good to hear you are still careful, but on your way to good health and vitality again. Wish you many of such beautiful refreshing and strenth- giving, joint sensual joyful moments and full recovery.
Thank you for this, dear Pilgrim.
Hi Gina, so if you are often overtaken by anger and fear, it is not us to answer your question but you should, nobody else can.
Sorry, dear Gina, if I ask, but did you really mean irreverent??
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