Welcome to one and all! Well, the UK has had a massive dollop of snow this winter and I’m hoping that the recent batch was the last of it, even though I love the ole’ white stuff! To be honest, I can’t wait for summer sunshine to arrive, it will put a real ‘spring’ (excuse the pun ha ha) in to everyone’s steps!
So, as there had been so much frost, ice and snow this year we thought it would be prudent to post an excerpt from ‘Frost’, and even now it may seem a little unseasonal, its meaning is quite profound. Have a lovely Sunday all!
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WINTERS CHILL STILL CLINGS
Welcome to thy peace and stillness of thy loving heart once more.
As the temperature drops, it brings a winters chill and forms a crisp veil of ice and snow upon the grass, just like magical silver and white glitter, sprinkled from above wherever you care to look.
With this, why not go and try something different? Go and walk barefoot upon the lawn and see how it makes you feel. At first, your feet may be shocked by the coolness but sensations rising up through you will make you feel truly alive.
Those tiny sound vibrations, as your weight squashes the icy and snow particles below you, actually echo and reverberate upon many levels. So to, as the chill is recognised and rises up into the realization of your brain, it instantaneously alerts you to the drastic change in temperature.
Then, once you have left the grass, the exact opposite occurs as you’re feet start to respond from the numbness. It might feel strange, but you’ll certainly feel both alert and uplifted.
In comparison to your feet, how often do you bear your sole (’s)/soul to sudden changes of your surroundings? What conditions are you prepared to expose yourself to? Just like the frosty lawn, would you undertake these, experiencing the rawness, so the soul can be immersed in new challenges and ways of being?Only you can determine and answer such things.
What one must do is to be honest with oneself as you endeavour to walk upon your own ‘sole(s)’ path. Then, whenever you reach that time to cross over, there will be no pause to reflect and wish for the chance to turn back any regrets and erase those wishes and doubts of so-called missed opportunities.
To do so, is like viewing the steps taken and left behind upon the frosted (or snow filled) lawn. They seem to be the real tracks which leave a residue of where you have been, but the difference here though is that unless you walk in, through, from and to love … the experiences will eventually fade, just like those footprints which have been melted away as the sun (and son) rises above you.
So, how can you leave a more permanent legacy then? What reminder can be stored within friends, family and neighbours hearts and minds? The answer isn’t found in your home, car or your possessions accumulated upon the earth. No, the only thing that is real and permanent is your love, which is portrayed through your character and personality.
As I have explained so many times, try to be self-less, not selfish and live with those true human qualities such as truth, non-violence and righteousness.Understand that I do not command you to be anything but what you already are, and only by understanding and knowing your true self, can you reflect your true essence and Divinity.
Therefore, with your day now set into motion, what choices have you already made? Have you earmarked your time (24/7) to embark upon the toils of the world, or can you set aside a moment for you, me … us?
One cannot or should not underestimate the time spent within peace and reflection, especially in the era of such a fast paced and demanding society of which you are all a part. Remember, be a part of the world but do not believe you are actually separate (and apart) from me and your true self.
Realize too that one’s surroundings may appear dull and withered during winter, so it is prudent to view with and through different lenses. Unlike 3D glasses which attempt to imitate real life upon a TV screen, if you can look and feel with your heart it will bring new and pleasant surprises each and every day.
Birds still fly and sing, while a tree even without leaves, draws one to the beauty of its bark. Also, when conditions are just right, a full moon in the cold of a frosty night, will cause the rooftops to shimmer and shine like mirrors, while hedge rows and verges sparkle like star-dust as car headlights compete with nature’s rays of light.
Appreciate that as you make your way through the journey of your soul, there will be those whose hearts are frozen too. Coming across such individuals or groups of people, with chilled emotions may often prove to be difficult, but try to see these not as obstacles and challenges, but as opportunities to melt hardened feelings with kindness and gratitude.
Other may appear to be difficult to talk too, work or become friends with … and these resemble hearts coated in candy sugar. They are both very sweet and nice, but under this exterior layer, lurks the anger, frustration and often fears inside which reside there. Or, the heart is plainly good and a joy to be around, but a thin protective shield around it wants to stop many emotions, thoughts and feelings from entering, thus preferring a self-imposed solitude upon itself.
One must be delicate, treading carefully when interacting with a heart like this, some are so fragile from their own grief or pain, or in their own struggle to make sense of life and the world, that one sharp word, action or thought, can crack the ice, penetrating deep within.
Try then to refrain from attempting to break this too soon; and not force attitudes or beliefs upon another, as all life must have the choice of whom, what or why they believe in something or someone.
So, those hearts require gentle thawing instead, so their own development can begin to flourish, just like the flower bulb peering through the surface of the ground as and when spring appears. Why not ask yourself, “Am I prepared? Do I wish to learn and grow within and ‘without’ this mortal coil?”
Just like an overcoat which wants to protect you from the cold, the body wants to adjust and adapt to its different situations and conditions it finds itself in. And if your too hot, you will sweat, perspiring and releasing what is not required from the body too.
Know that the soul also wishes to find balance, removing karmic debt where it can so that the overcoat (body) will no longer be required. Do not think as one being exposed but rather that you are a living, burning flame of such strength, that any so called idol hands or hearts can find healing, direction and purpose.
And therefore, realize that my love lights the way for you when all other lights have dimmed or faded away. The cold and frost is but a temporary condition, so move forward now, in the knowing that warmth and comfort is but a heart beat away. Amen.
This blog hopes to encourage and inspire the reader, the aspirant and the devotee of truth, and ultimately help each and every soul to understand and answer three questions, ‘Who am I, why am I here, and where am I going?’ As each post that you read is written by ‘inner-dictation’, these snippets an also form an invisible link between all our hearts, while resonating deep within you, to help guide you towards your own goal of self-realization, and into bliss and eternal peace.
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I will continue to post extracts from them which I hope you will find informative, uplifting and encourage you to become the best person, human being and soul that you can be! Remember, parts 1 and 2 (and in 2013 -part 3), have all been collated with and through ‘inner dictation’ from my speaking heart to yours … so enjoy!
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Here are the links again to part one of the series
I am I : The In-Dweller of Your Heart.
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