Monthly Archives: March 2015

Magnetic Awareness

In satsang
Truth speaks
and all the ‘fibres’
of awareness
dormant 
start to stir

enliven
and magnetically
shift
turning towards
themselves
like
a thousand moths
flying
toward the light

together
as one
they radiate
brilliance
presence

stillness

awareness
aware of itself

and you
are
THAT

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True Power

The power of the Being that we are is not a power that satisfies ego. It is not a power over or power to have more for the individual. It will not make you better, wiser, richer, smarter or more successful that the next one. No… This power is a humbling force that will have you on your knees not standing on a pedestal above. It is a power that will have you swimming in an ocean of mercy, stopping in awe of the beauty that surrounds you, that is you. This power arises from the radiant light of awareness shining… and once you allow this light to fill you and you merge with it, you will find it is as close as your breath, you recognize it as the timeless beat of your heart and it feels like something you have always known because you have… And now you are home to the wholeness of yourSelf. A gentle, loving, power that needs nothing more than this.

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The part of you…

The part of you
that knows
there is more
than linear existence
in time and space

That knows
everything is
divine

The part that
comes alive
in nature
with bare feet on grass
surround by wise old trees
or breathing in ocean air
and on a sunny day
in the brightness
and warmth
of golden light

The part that looks
up at starry skies
and sees a mirror
of your vastness
sparkling infinity

The part that finds peace
and stillness
a refuge from where
a yes arises
a resounding
clear knowing
of this
as
THAT
wordless perfection

The part that knows
there is something to discover
An intrepid explorer
courageouly
seeking in unknown
unchartered terrains
following the whisper
that seems to
be calling you home

The part that is
following that longing
for wholeness
for belonging
becoming
for peace in the world
for suffering to end
to drown in an ocean
of grace

The part that is touched
by words of truth
that nods in accord
to the mystical musings
of Rumi
that expands beyond
the edges of experience
with joyful presence

The part that finds
tears falling for no reason
just touched
by the sheer beauty
of it all

The part that knows
the unknown
is the sweetest
saftest
place to be suspended
transcending the story
expanding into
boundlessness

The part that loves everyone
and everything as yourself
that knows that service
is joy
and feels there
is something
you came here for

The part that knows
that world peace
can only come
from within
from a self
that knows itSelf
and peace is who you are
and the end of suffering
is right here
in this eternal moment

Peace of mind
peace of heart
Pieces of a that life
that knows the miracle
of life’s sacred unfolding
seen in the interconnectedness
of everything…

How the ocean tides
are moved by the moon
which only shines
from the reflection of sun
which warms the soil
and makes the rain
which grows us food
which nourishes our bodies
which reproduce life
and death in cycles

How everything we see
is a clue to
our true
magnificence
our infinite wisdom
and inherent
state of love
and the effortless
nature of truth

The part of you
that knows
that you have always
been free
that there is
no gatekeeper
no password
no key
that wonders
Who am I?

The part that knows
that just behind
the surface
of life
with all it’s beliefs
and ideas and concepts
is pure awareness
watching
nodding back at you
the fulfillment to the
longing
is holding your hand

Rest here
with open hearted
tenderness
Pause
Feel the stillness
that is you
and fall into
yourSelf
shed the cocoon
and fly
butterfly
of God

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Love

Love. Love is who you are. Love that is expressed through mood or emotion is only a subtle fragrance of true LOVe as it is conditional. When we say ‘I love you’ to another what we are often really saying is ‘You please me’, Perhaps because we feel validated or seen or approved of by the other. The emotion of love gets used as a way to say I accept you or I don’t accept you. What do you love and not love? What parts of yourSelf are you not accepting? What do you turn away from? Love, the innate nature of awareness can only love as it knows no other way. Love is the feeling sensing awareness experienced through body. When we feel our heart opening or breaking, this is the fullness of Love that you are arising through the experience of Body. We can dance the body into ecstatic experience of Love and knowing. We can sing our hearts open with mantra and kirtan. As we come to realize more of our Self, we flow as love expressing itSelf as all the qualities of Life simultaneously. Turning away from no part of Life, we find wholeness includes everything, even the things mind wants to separate from. Noticing this is a powerful way to find the parts of ourself that are calling from the depths to rise into the light of Being. Feel it all and allow Love to pour into all the cracks and crevices you have never dared to accept as worthy. Love is who you are. Love is acceptance and is fully unconditional. Love.

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Drops of Now

Rest here in this moment
Know your inherent belonging
You are the awareness
that animates this world
of appearance

The world kneels
at the alter of your beauty
Every ordinary moment
a divine prayer
Each drop of now
pure essence
of Being

Self surrenders into itSelf
Reborn over and over
in this eternal moment
Here you are
Right here

Perfectly poised

Stillness

Beauty
Love

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