Keeping the Light

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12/24/17

Keep the Light burning.

Does not watching fire
draw you in,
be it a single candle
or fireplace that glows,
does not the smallest
flicker of Light
light up the dark,
does not seeing Light
bring you to Hope?
Keep the Light burning.

And even when
shadows fall,
are shadows not seen
because a Light shines,
can you Be a Light
that shines upon All –
to brighten a room,
or to be like
a sunbeam
that Lights the way,
everyone has a Light,
some are bright
some may be dim,
can you keep
the Light burning?

Even on the darkest day,
the Light from the moon
or stars may light your way –
candles lit in a row,
or glowing lights on a tree,
a single candle that is lit
for a loved one you
no longer can see –
do you not sense the warmth,
the comfort,
from these Lights of Love,
are you not reassured
by the Hope of Love?
Keep the Light burning.

The Light of Love
is eternal,
never-ending,
there cannot be darkness
with a Light so bright,
when you feel the spark
of Love in your heart,
can you fan its flame,
can you radiate Love,
as You Are Love –
eternal,
everlasting,
Be the Light burning.

Be Hope.
Be Peace.
Be Love.
Be Light.
Keep shining your
Light of Love.

I Am Love

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12/23/17

When surroundings
around you change,
do you not look
for familiar things,
yes, there is comfort
in what you know,
what you have experienced,
what you have done
before,
but as each day is
new,
as is each moment
that has come before,
what connects you
to All That Is now –
is it not You
who always Is
I Am?

Whether child that is
ready to play
or grow-up who
plans the day,
is not the “you”
who cherishes the memories,
not also You
who has seen it all
and always Is Love?

Yes, in this life
you have played many
roles,
you can fill in –
“I did this”
or “I used to be that,”
but is it not You
who sees the progression
as it plays out, everyday –
some lessons are amazing,
some experiences help you
to navigate
a different scenario,
a different way –
these memories could fill up
many pages in a book,
but is it not all
to help you remember
that at your center –
You Are Love?

You Are the Peace
that you may wish for,
it is at your very core,
the Joy you felt as
a child,
is ready to sing and dance
and roar,
Strength and Courage
are close allies
for have you not
called upon each one,
when you think
that you are separate,
does not Love show you –
You Belong?

No matter your surroundings,
traditions the same
or routines that change,
is not the constant,
is not the Truth,
that You Are
always, always, Love?

Who Are You –
you may ask everyday.
With Peace and Joy
may you answer –
I Am Love
today.

Here With Love

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12/22/17

Be here.

In the quiet,
in the noise,
Be the Love.
Be the Light.
Be grateful
for what comes today,
be it a single smile,
or the gift of
a magical day,
what brings Magic
to any moment
in so many ways –
is it not
when You Are Here
with Love?

Be here.
Be Love.
Be with You
as daylight dawns,
be a listening ear
to one who needs
to be heard,
be one who sees
the Love,
the magic
in the eyes of everyone,
can you see You
looking back at you,
when You Are Here
with Love?

Be here.
Is there not Love
anywhere you go,
when you look
with the Eyes of Love,
are you not shown
that Love Is Love
in all shapes
and forms –
it is the glow of
the stars,
it is the Light
of day,
it is what radiates
from you
in a magical way,
when You Are Here
with Love.

Be here.
Be You.
You Are Here
with Love.
In the quiet.
In the noise.
Be Light.
Be Love.

Heart Space

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I am traveling early today. Please enjoy this message from 12/21/2016.

12/21/16

Grief is the
grappling of
human emotions
trying to make
sense of
the loss of
a loved one
in your life –
as you try
to understand
that they are
no longer here
in the same ways.

You long to touch,
to share,
to talk to,
to experience them
in familiar ways –
it is hard to
accept,
to adjust to –
that their
physical presence
is no longer here.

And as grief
is the process
of acknowledging
that your physical senses
are sensing the void,
the space that
feels vacant,
the space that
was reserved
for your loved one
so dear –
do you not wonder
how to feel
their presence
as you no longer
feel you can touch,
or see,
or talk to them
in this human life?

And as your
human senses
cannot help
but acknowledge
the change,
the difference,
the loss in
your life –
are you not
flooded with
memories,
remembrances,
reminders
of the imprint
they have made
not only in your life
but deep within
your heart?

And does not the
sadness pour in
when you think
that no longer
will you touch,
or see,
or talk to them?

And as you are
limited with your
physical senses –
might you consider
expanding your
views of this world –
knowing there is
more to you than
your body,
does not your
soul communicate
and experience
in ways you cannot see?

And as your soul
has no limitations
with the Love That You Are –
and as your Loved One’s
soul has gone no where –
might you sense
that the void
you thought was there
is now a space
that is filled
by your souls
that have always been
and always will
be together?

Might the empty space
that you feel
in your body
be because you are
looking with only your eyes?

Let Love fill up
the spaces in your heart.
Look within to
find your loved ones
are with you now.

Meet Us in the spaces
that fill your heart with Love.
Walk with Love
that always, always
walks with You.

We Are.
You Are
Love.

The Strength Within

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12/20/17

Wherein lies your inner Strength?

Do you not see strength
in the physical world,
in how strong a person is,
based upon might
or physical force,
and does not “being strong”
often mean to be quiet,
holding emotions in,
being stoic,
keeping a distance
from feelings that may
burst from a dam?

But is it not inner Strength
that helps you to rise
every morning,
is it not Strength
that brings you hope,
in the dark
or light of day,
do you not touch
your inner Strength
when you carry on,
when you persevere –
does not your Strength
keep you going,
as is this not
an expression of Love?

Does not Strength
come with energy,
when you need it most,
it is not tied
to earthly needs
of sleep,
or food,
or rest –
when Love fills your
heart,
when you sense
that You Are Love –
can you not feel Strength
begin to rise,
do you not believe
in the Strength of Love –
can you believe
You Are That, too,
is that not your
inner Strength?

Embrace every emotion.
Accept your human-ness.
There is a driving force
within your heart,
that pulls you up,
that is your Strength,
feel your power,
sense your Love –
are you not a fierce
Warrior of Love,
standing in the Truth
of Who You Are?

Be Strength.
Be Courage.
Be the strong Love
That You Are.
Let your inner Strength
shine on the outer you.
Amazing.
Powerful.
Love.

Love Is All

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12/19/17

Dates on a calendar
come and go,
marking time,
events to cherish,
celebrate
or grieve,
what comes before,
what happens after –
yes, it is sometimes hard
to be present now,
when looking ahead
or reminiscing behind,
when thinking about
what will be
or remembering
what was.

And is this not like
watching a movie –
you may skip ahead,
you may rewind,
do you not have
favorite parts
that you wish to see –
over and over again?

What parts make you laugh,
what parts make you cry,
either way,
are there not parts
of the movie
that touch your heart,
do you not go to scenes
that open the heart,
so that you may
feel the emotion,
and be washed in Love?

Might you mark
any day on the calendar,
to call in your loved ones
that you hold dear,
it may be a shared memory,
an object that you see –
a picture,
a song,
changing leaves on a tree,
your loved ones are with you –
do they not draw near
to share in the magical,
mystery of Love –
that needs no reminders
or dates on a page,
for are you not
always connected by Love?

Speak their name,
turn up your light.
Make each day
a celebration
of Love and Light.
There is no right way
or wrong way –
what feels “right” to you –
your loved ones
will always see
the Light that is
You.

Make an appointment
with your open heart.
No matter the date,
no matter the time.
Love transcends.
All that matters
Is Love.
Always Here.
Always There.
Always Love.

“All you need is Love. . .
Love is all you need . . . ”

Diving Into Love

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12/18/17

When you wish
to dive deeper,
into the vast
Sea of Knowledge,
is it not as extraordinary
as if you were diving
down deep into the ocean –
are you not amazed
and delighted
by what you see
and find upon
this journey,
some parts are familiar,
some entirely new
from your perspective
as an observer
of this Journey of Life.

And when it gets
too dark to see,
do you not turn on
your Light,
do not colors appear brighter
when you shine your Light
against the darkness,
on your Journey
in this Sea of Life,
do not some things
come forward
for you to see?

And do you not find
that you are the same
observer,
whether diving deep
down into this sea,
or rising to the surface
to catch a glimpse
of the blue sky,
the clouds,
the sun that shines
down upon you,
are you not aware
that You exist
in the deep, vast ocean,
are You not the
ray of sunshine
that you feel
upon your face?

You Are You,
no matter your Journey.
You Are a part of everything
of All that you see.
And as You Are a part
of All That Is,
do you not transcend any
person, place or thing?

Continue to explore
upon your Journey.
You see that all roads
lead you back to You.
When you see You
in every drop
of the ocean,
when You Are
the sunbeam
that Lights the way,
do you not catch up
to your exploration
and find the answer
has always been –
You?

And as You Are Love
and the Light That Shines –
Welcome Love,
Welcome You,
Welcome Home.