Being Strength

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How does Strength feel?

Is it not assured
as it is firm,
but it need not be grandiose,
is Strength not quiet
in its energy,
but does it not permeate
all,
like metal that gives
an object structure,
steely in its persistence,
is it not Strength
that keeps you standing,
when you may buckle
or sometimes fall,
is it not strength
that helps you up,
to keep you walking
through it all?

Does Strength not keep
momentum going,
when you are not sure
what may happen next –
is there not resolve
when Strength is behind you,
coursing through you,
cheering you on,
when you look with
some amazement
at how you got from
there to here,
what is the essence
that moved you forward,
is it not Strength
that is always there?

Call upon your Strength
and Courage,
they are ready at
the fore,
does fear not give you
opportunities
to feel Strength
at your core,
with Love at your center,
with Strength opening
all closed doors,
can you not sense
what you are made of –
You Are Strength
and You Are Love.

With Humility,
with Gratitude,
let your Strength
see you through.
You have all
you need
within you –
Trust in Love
as Love Is You.

An Intention of Love

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Why, as human,
do predictions
you make?
Does this not lead
to energy going
to what you expect,
what you want
or don’t want,
visualizing an outcome
wrapped in a story,
based upon thoughts
that speculate
so very well?

Might you ponder
intention
versus prediction –
with intention,
can you build it
with the energy
of your Essences,
is not intention
open to what
possibility may bring,
does not intention
feel lighter,
infused with the
Energy of Love?

With prediction,
do you not wish
to put an “ending”
on a story,
you write the script,
you play the part,
the curtain falls on
a scene,
but does not intention
let you explore,
let you experience,
even ad lib,
does not intention
open doors
that you have not
yet seen?

Are not predictions
based on what
you think you might know,
does not intention
flow with the energy
that you already Are –
yes, Joy and Strength,
with Gratitude,
will always help
set an intention,
when your intention
is to Be
and to experience Love.

Let go of any “endings”,
with Love there is
no end.
With Humility,
can you be
the brightest Light
you can shine?
With a heart
that is open,
what might you expect –
might it be
that your intention
is to always
Be Love?

You Are Love
and so very Loved.
Set your intention
and share your Love.

The Nature of Love

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A stand of trees
in the forest,
do they not share
the nutrients
from the soil
of mother earth,
do not their roots
soak up the water,
running deep or
raining down
from the skies above,
do not the sun’s rays
bring life to each tree
in the forest,
can you not look
at a single tree
and see the forest
that is so alive?

Do you not receive
the same gifts
from mother earth,
does she not connect you
to the trees,
do you not walk upon
the soil,
that gives you nutrients
through food,
is your thirst not quenched
by rivers of water,
does not the sun
bring warming Light,
can you look at yourself
in a mirror
and see all of humanity?

Do you not sense
the support of nature,
are you not part
of nature, too,
does it not help
when you are standing
with others,
who are also
part of You,
as you are all
part of something greater,
can you expand
your once-limited view,
though you may be a
single tree in the forest,
are you not the
forest, too?

Are you not in the soil
that nurtures you,
are you not the water
that is raining down,
are you not the air
that breathes you,
are you not as bright
as the shining sun,
you are strong
as a sturdy tree
that bends when
the wind is so strong,
both individually
and together,
can you celebrate
that You Are One?

You never stand alone.
You Are connected
above and below.
What is Here
is also There.
Yes, always connected
by the Nature of Love.

Butterfly’s Lesson

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Do you not marvel
at the beauty
and the Strength
of a butterfly?

Though their wings look
thin and fragile,
do they not navigate
through winds,
erratic breezes –
are butterflies not adept
at flying,
or in stillness,
is there not a more
peaceful vision
than a butterfly
in repose?

Are not its wings
a triumphant banner,
that is raised up
when caterpillar is free –
after changes,
transformation,
do not its wings
symbolize its journey
through each phase
on the way to Be,
a miraculous Butterfly?

Do you not learn
from butterfly’s journey,
to have Faith and Trust
in what will be –
you need not wait
for transformation,
do you not possess
all the of beauty and
Strength that you may need,
are you not able
to navigate situations
that leave you breathless
from the wind –
can you not
still your breath
to let the magic
of your existence
filter in?

Though your beauty
is unique,
as each of you
wear different wings,
is it not your Strength
and Courage
that gives you Faith
to transform again –
if you wish to fly,
to soar,
like butterflies that you see,
can you display your colors
as you unfold,
can you raise your flag
for Love?

Love can fill up
any opening,
it can be the wind
beneath your wings,
might you spread
your wings
and with Love lift up
and Be One
with all that
Love brings?

You need not wait
for growth to happen,
it is happening
as we speak –
do butterflies
not teach you,
that miracles do exist?
Are you not a
beautiful miracle
created from
the Miracle of Love?
With Strength and Love
may you marvel
at the Miracle
of You.

Growing With Love

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What pushes you
to change and grow,
are you not sometimes
content with the status quo –
then do you not feel
the current,
tugging you this way
or that,
making you push against
or giving you the opportunity
to let go and flow,
is there not always a choice
with a tug or a pull –
what do you hang on to,
what is good to let go?

Can you be comfortable
with the uncomfortableness
of change,
you may ask for more insight,
you may reach for a dream,
does not the road travelled
come with experiences
to show
that you are always changing
and do not challenges
help you to grow?

When you are pushed,
pulled or stretched,
does not the human
sometimes balk,
change need not be
uncomfortable,
what comes up for you
to see?
Ego loves to hold onto
patterns,
expectations to stay
in place,
but does not each
prickly experience
help you to look
for inner Peace,
if you cannot change
the external,
what reaction might
you seek,
does not each new
experience,
help you to find
the Balance of Love?

Do you not see a different
perspective,
when you come from
inner Strength,
does not Courage help you
to realize,
you are ready to continue
on,
do not experiences
push and pull you,
to see the Truth
of Who You Are –
does not life give you
opportunities
to know that
You Are always,
always Love?

Your perspective
may be clouded
by what is blocking
your view,
can you let go,
might you surrender,
to the beautiful,
magnificent You?

With nothing to prove,
you need not earn
the Love of All That Is –
Love Is Here.
Love Is There.
You Are That.
You Are Love.

A Grateful Heart

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A grateful heart
can open doors,
dissolving walls
built of fear
and doubt,
does Gratitude
not usher in
the Breath of Love
that opens hearts?

When you feel small,
wishing to run and hide,
do you not feel Strength
when Gratitude is
by your side,
is not a grateful heart
the key to open
what is closed,
do you not receive Love
with a vulnerable heart –
can you have Faith
to open
and trust that
Love Is Here,
is there not always Love
in a grateful heart?

You have layers of protection,
but do these not melt
when You Are Love,
you use your Strength
to push away,
can you Be Courage
and let Love in,
when you untangle
to your core,
to see the magnificent Love
That You Are –
are You not revealed
when you look
with a grateful heart?

Open to the limitless
possibilities of You.
Your heart is the bridge,
you can hide
or cross anew.
You Are Strength,
You Are Courage,
with Love –
what can you not do?
Welcome in the Magic
with your loving,
grateful heart.

Having Faith

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Have Faith.

When you know
that you do not know,
everything that you
wish to know,
when you look
at the great unknown –
is this not
the perfect time
to have Faith?

For is not Faith
truly your inner
knowing,
an inner compass
that you can depend,
does not Faith
guide you through
thick or thin,
when you have been
knocked down,
what picks you up
again –
is it not when
you reach within
and have Faith?

Is not Faith
when you believe
there is something
greater than you –
you may call It
God,
Source,
Divine,
but as You Are Love
are you not That, too,
what would it mean
to have Faith in You –
does that not happen
when you let
your Light shine?
Have Faith.

Yes, you wish to know
all that you want to know,
but when you
know Love,
know Light,
is it not Faith
that holds you tight,
surrounding you
with loving arms,
shining a Light
when it is dark,
are Strength and Courage
not always there,
when you
have Faith?

Know that You Are
Love and Light.
In your Knowing,
you shine so bright.
From your first step
to when you fly,
Faith is always
by your side.

There is no limit
as Love never ends –
in Light and Love
there is always
Faith.