Release With Love

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3/10/17

Before a storm,
there is a build-up
of energy –
clouds fill with moisture,
cold air meets hot,
as energies collide –
lightening may crack,
thunder begins to rumble,
rolling across the sky –
you feel the earth tremble,
releasing energy
as it moves through
and away.

And then the rain
begins to fall –
as if following
a signal,
that it is time
to release –
it is okay
to let go,
the clouds no longer
need to hold in
the water –
the rain is ready
to be released.

Do you not experience
cleansing when
water flows;
from a spigot of a shower,
or as water encircles you
when you jump into
a pool,
or while soaking
in a tub
with quiet around you,
or when standing outside
with arms outstretched
as the rain
is falling down?

Are there not times
when you are in
your own storm –
when energies build up
to a crescendo of feeling –
emotions erupt
and you cannot hold
the feelings inside –
do tears not fall
as if following a signal –
that it is time to release,
it is okay to let go.

There is a cleansing
when water falls –
it can sweep away
the remnants
of what is no longer needed –
allowing what remains
to glow even brighter –
basking in the warmth
of the Love in your heart.

When the skies feel
that they have darkened,
does not the sun
always return to the sky?

Let go.
Release.
Love Always remains.
Always,
always,
Love.

Season of Love

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3/05/17

An early spring
as temperatures warm
and flowers,
trees,
all stir into motion –
beginning to bud,
as spring sends
the signal –
it is time to grow.

You scratch your head
and look at the calendar –
it cannot be spring,
it should be weeks away –
but a wave of warmth
cannot be denied –
the signal is sent,
it is time to grow.

And no matter
what time
spring is set
into motion –
does not the
stirring of life,
breaking free of
being dormant,
stir something in you –
as are you not
part of a wave
of warmth,
of Love,
of Light –
the signal is sent,
it is time to grow.

Is there not a
collective push –
a call,
to see,
to highlight
the good,
the Love,
the Truth,
to bring change
and beauty
to a landscape
that has been
laying dormant
for far too long?
The signal is sent,
it is time to grow.

Are there not hearts
that long for
the warmth,
the Love,
the Light,
to stir into motion,
to feel safe and loved –
an early Season of Love
brings a wave
of warmth,
of hope
that cannot be denied –
the signal is sent,
it is time to grow.

And it does not matter
the type of tree,
or plant,
or flower
that is ready to bud,
to grow,
to express
its beauty,
to indicate
that spring is here –
as one bloom bursts
into its magnificent beauty,
do others not follow?
The signal is sent,
it is time to grow.

You Are a wave
of warmth,
of Love,
of Light –
can you signal
your Light to others
so that a Season of Love
can light the way?

Hearts are ready
to burst into bloom –
let the Season of Love
stir into motion –
the signal is sent,
it is time to Love.

Symbol of Love

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2/28/17

A four-leaf clover.
A symbol of luck.

Is it lucky to find
due to the scarcity of
a clover with four leaves –
or do you not
have this symbol of luck
in your mind,
keeping an eye out
for luck to come
your way –
as you look
for a sign
for the tide to turn,
an indication
that good things
will follow?

And is this not
a symbol
of a rare event –
that the odds
may be against you,
that unless
you are “lucky,”
fortunate events
may not come your way?

Do you need a
symbol of luck,
a four-leaf clover,
or some other sign,
to let you know
that things are
going your way?

Are you not looking
for something
to believe in?

But are there not signs
all around you,
that let you know
you are in the flow?

And these signs
need not be as scarce –
or a “lucky”
as a four-leaf clover –
do you not
set an intention
and believe –
that you will see
what you are
looking for?

What are your signs
that let you know
it is time to move forward,
that there is a turn
you should take,
or that you
are on the right track?

And as you believe
that you are directed
by your inner compass
that is guided
by Love –
might you no longer need “luck”
to show you the way?

And now the finding
of the four-leaf clover
can make you smile
as you know
you already have
what you are looking for –
abundant
and ever-present
Love.

Let Love be your sign
that shows itself
in so many ways.

May you always find
and believe
in Love.

You need look no further
to find this Love
than in the mirror –
You Are
Always
Love.

Particle of Love

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2/25/17

A wave
from the ocean
washes up
on the shore,
spreading out
across the sand,
sand and water
intermingling –
then the wave recedes
back into the ocean.

But does not
some moisture
remain on the sand,
until it evaporates,
disappearing into the air –
where it builds up
in the clouds
only to fall back down
as rain into
the ocean?

And as the wave
pulls back
to return to the ocean –
is there not an exchange
of sand –
some arriving on the
shore,
some sand returning
to the water –
can you separate
a grain of sand
from the beach?

Is not sand still sand –
be it wet or dry,
no matter what state
it is in –
be it on the beach
or swirling in the ocean?

When the conditions
are right –
can you not shape
these grains of sand
into castles on the beach –
until a wave washes up
on the shore,
intermingling with the sand –
can you separate
the beach from
the ocean?

Where does the beach begin?
Where does the ocean end?
Are they not one
and the same
ecosystem?

Can you view
Divine Love
as part of an
Infinite System?

Where does Love end?
Where does Love begin?
You cannot separate
the Particles of Love.

And as You Are
an expression of
All That Is,
are not All –
One and the Same
in the Ecosystem of Love?

Yes, there may be
varying expressions
of be-ing –
but you cannot
Be separate
from Love.

You Are Love –
more vast than the ocean,
stretching longer than
an endless beach.

As Infinite as
Divine Love Is –
You Are Infinitely Love
and Infinitely Loved.

You Are a Particle in
the Sea of Love.

Nectar of Love

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A bee
flies from
flower to flower
in search of nectar,
that it draws out
to take back
to the hive.

But on its journey,
is bee not designed
to collect the pollen
from each flowering source –
spreading and dropping
the pollen where
it needs to be?

Is not bee part
of a grand design –
a cooperative system
that works together,
gathering what one needs
and giving back
to another?

Is there not
a cooperative effort
that colonies of bees
have worked out over time –
with their sophisticated
structure of life –
in and out of the hive?

Is there not beauty
in reciprocal
giving and receiving
where all parties receive
exactly what they need?

Can you not help
but begin to image
a world that works together
in cooperation –
gathering what is needed
and spreading out
what someone else
may need?

And yes, the mind
thinks of all of
goods and services
that would need
to be coordinated
in a grand cooperative effort,
if the world were
to work as well
as a beautifully designed
colony of bees.

But what do you
have to give –
that there is
an abundance of,
that never runs out,
that you are able
to freely give and receive –
is it not the
reciprocal,
magical,
beautiful elixir,
the nectar of all life –
is it not Love?

And as the world
needs only Love –
are you not designed
to spread this Love –
are you not part
of a grand design,
a cooperative system,
that works together –
gathering what you need
and giving back to another?

And as there is
no shortage to Love –
as it is
Who You Are –
you do not need
to travel far
to search for
this Nectar of Love.
It is not a resource
that needs to be
collected and stored –
does it not
make all things sweeter
when it is shared
by All?

You are designed
to spread this Love –
the Source of Life
that breathes You here.

Gather
and spread the
beautiful, magical
Nectar of Love.

Finding Peace

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2/17/16

The wind blows.

The force of wind
can be unsettling
at times.

Is it the noise,
the din,
of this roaring force
that draws your
attention –
as you listen
to the wind
as it picks up speed –
only to then slow down?

Is it the
unpredictable nature
of wind –
the erratic behavior
of bursts of energy –
as gusts of wind
rise up,
seemingly out of nowhere,
to rattle window screens,
shaking everything up
before diminishing
once again?

And then there are
sustaining winds,
emitting a low roar
that your ears begin
to filter out –
but that carry with it
biting air
that has you
pulling in your coat
for warmth as you
try to block out
the wind.

But does not wind
serve its purpose well –
does it not push forward
steams of air
that create
and move the atmosphere,
to bring needed rain,
or parts the clouds,
so the sun may warm
and melt the winter snow?

And does not wind’s force
shake out what is ready
to be discarded –
is it not a natural pruner,
as sticks and limbs
break off to allow
new growth to occur?

And when wind
has calmed –
is that not when
you remember
the peace and quiet
that follows
the noise,
the din,
the force of the wind?

Do you not need
to experience
the bluster
of any force,
to appreciate
its absence –
is this not the
calm before
or after the storm?

Brace yourself
when winds appear.
Gather together
to fend off the storm.
Be grateful
for the wind
that helps you
appreciate
the stillness,
the peace,
the calm.

And how to find peace
when the winds are blowing?

Go inside.
Be the eye
of the storm.
As you go to
your center –
may you find
the Love,
the Peace,
that is always within.

You Are the shelter
you wish to seek.

You Are Peace.
You Are Love.
There is calm.

Pinnacle of Love

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2/15/17

“Climb every mountain . . . ”

And does not this
line from a song
bring forth a sense
of strength,
of courage,
that it must take
to achieve the feat
of climbing to the top
of a summit,
a crest,
a pinnacle –
and to do it again
and again?

And is this not the
language that you may use –
to “conquer” a mountain;
as if climbing to the top
is not only proof
that you have enough
strength and courage –
but that you have achieved
a feat by adding
this mountain to your
list of accomplishments?

But is there not
another way
of experiencing
climbing to the
top of a mountain?

Can you not take
a meandering trail
that allows you to see
and experience
your surroundings –
as you slowly
gain altitude,
stopping to look and enjoy
where you are
at any given moment?

And when you arrive
at the top of the mountain –
are you not gifted
with beautiful views,
a different perspective,
from where you began?
Do you not wish
to take your time
to soak up the gifts that
the mountain may share?

And though you may think
that it takes a special
expedition or journey
to physically place
yourself up on
a mountain –
where you may
find peace
and a higher perspective –
have you not just now
traveled in your mind’s eye
to the summit,
the crest,
the pinnacle
of what a higher perspective
looks like to you?

And is this experience
something to achieve,
a place to “conquer”,
to reach the pinnacle –
or might you return
to this Place of Peace –
stopping to look and enjoy
where you are
at any given moment?

Will you not be gifted
with beautiful views
and a different perspective
from where you began?

You need not
“climb every mountain”
to reach the awareness
of Who You Are.
You already have the
Strength and Courage
to see that You Are
a Pinnacle of Love.

Soak up the
Gifts of Love
that you experience
along the way
to You.