Melting Into Love

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3/18/17

A spring thaw.

Is there not
a gradual warming
up to spring –
sometimes so slow
that you cannot
remember when
the balance tips
from winter to spring –
and cannot this
change happen
more than once?

Are there not times
when winter needs
to show its strength –
a last hurrah,
a final memory
of cold and snow –
will this not help
you appreciate
the warming of
the ground and air
as spring lies waiting
under snow that
cannot help but
begin to melt –
it is no match
for the longer
and warmer
days of spring.

Is this not winter
melting into spring?

And do not
the plants,
the flowers,
new growth,
rejoice in nature’s
perfect way
to bring needed moisture
to a ready ground –
will not the earth
absorb and take in
the melting snow
as the balance tips
from winter to spring?

And even when weather
is not extreme –
do not the seasons,
when cycles change –
like winter tipping
into spring,
remind you to see,
to notice,
and appreciate
changes in you
when they occur?

Sometimes change is
slow and gradual
and hard to perceive –
at times does it not move
at breakneck speed –
but are you not
in perfect balance –
in the perfect place,
at the perfect time
for new growth
to unfold?

There may be times
that are harsh like winter,
but does not new growth
lie waiting under
what will melt and be absorbed
by the patient earth –
there is no stopping
spring from coming –
as there is no stopping You.

Can you rejoice
in the change,
the growth,
the unfolding,
the evolving
of You?

Can hope spring eternal
in You –
as winter’s cold
begins to fade?

Find the balance.
Embrace change.
Be patient.
Be grateful.
Grow,
change,
and bloom
with Love
melting into
You.

A State of Gratitude

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3/17/17

What is Gratitude?

Is it acceptance?
Is it allowing
the room or space
to be in a
State of Gratitude?

Is not Gratitude
the language,
the communication
of the heart
that helps you
take a step back –
opening up the heart
to being thankful,
being grateful –
for any one
or many things
of which there are
to be thankful,
to be grateful for?

But as there are times
when blessings
can appear to
be elusive –
is it not
the human way,
in the world of duality,
to place judgement
on what to be
grateful for?

But what if you
stepped into the
State of Gratitude,
even before you
counted your blessings –
is not Gratitude
an open and allowing
place to Be?

Would you not need
to depend upon
what is happening
around you,
to bring thoughts
of Gratitude in –
do you not feel
the shift,
when you open up
your heart,
to find Gratitude
is already within You?

As You Are Gratitude,
as You Are Love –
does not Gratitude
allow you to
relax into Love –
does it not provide
the space to
simply Be?

Is not being
in the State of Gratitude,
honoring the essence of
Who You Are –
can you be grateful
for the Blessing
That Is You?

Allow Gratitude
to dance with
the Love That You Are.

And within that space,
that energy,
that State of Gratitude –
There Is Joy,
There Is Peace,
There Is Love.

The State of Gratitude
is the Gateway to You –
Blessed Be,
Blessed You.

Sea of Possibility

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3/16/17

You imagine yourself
swimming laps in a pool,
pushing off on one side,
to swim to the other –
then to turn and swim back
once again.
You have practiced
the art of swimming –
are you not ready
for something new?

Could you not swim
in a lake –
the open water
inviting you in,
giving you room
to explore,
do you not at first
feel hesitation –
wondering if you
are “good enough” –
but are you not
comfortable swimming now –
could you not swim
most anywhere?

And now that you are
swimming in the lake,
mastering the art
of swimming in open water,
enjoying the freedom
that it brings –
can you imagine
swimming in the deep
and beautiful ocean?

And yes,
there are differences
when swimming in
a pool,
a lake,
the ocean –
but once you are
comfortable being a swimmer,
could you not
swim anywhere?

Is it not your mind
that wishes to limit –
to place the walls
around the pool –
trying to make you
feel safe and secure,
keeping you comfortable
with the status quo?

But as you feel
the warm salty water,
its buoyancy lifting
you up –
as each stroke propels you
through the ocean,
do you not wonder how
you thought
that you could only
swim in a pool?

Do your thoughts
not wish to keep you
in the confines
of your mind –
can you expand
the vision of
what you can do –
can you get out
of the pool,
to the lake,
or the ocean –
and touch the limitlessness
of You?

There is assistance
when you need it –
there is help
whenever you ask –
you may surprise yourself
when you stretch yourself
beyond what you
have experienced before.

Set your vision
past the horizon,
beyond what you
can see.
Swim in the
Sea of Possibility.

And Being the Love
of All That Is,
open up your mind
and sense
the Truth of the
Limitlessness of You.

Imagine.
No walls,
no limits,
no end.
All Is Possible.
All Is Love.
Bigger than the ocean.
Past the horizon.
Eternal, limitless
Love.

A Space to Be

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A space to Be.

In a world 
that is filled,
even obsessed
with doing –
have not time and space
become the recipients
of so many things,
that fill up
the time and space
of any given moment,
of any given thought?

Your mind wishes
to fill up spaces –
it is uncomfortable
to have space in time –
is that not the human element –
always ready to insert
something – anything
into that space?
But when you are open
to receiving
(as we mentioned yesterday) –
can you not train
your mind to
step aside,
to make room,
to create a space
for Spirit –
of Which You Are?

Are you not making
a space for You?

You do not disappear
when you step aside;
when you create space –
you are simply allowing
You to Be.

And there always is
a Space to Be.

This space is in
the pauses between
action and inaction –
it is in the spaces
between each breath you take –
and is there not space
in each breath itself?
And as you create
a Space to Be –
do you not find
that it is not really
a space at all?

You may tell your mind
that it is creating space,
to give it something to do –
and while it is
“doing” something,
holding this space for You,
is that not the
perfect Space to Be?

Be You.
You Are
in every space
at any time.
You cannot Be
anywhere else.

And as You
and your body
work together –
there is no need
to fight for space,
to wrestle for time –
for as You Are limitless –
how can you not Be
in any space
at any time?

You cannot Be
anything else
than the Love
That You Are.

Fill your space with Love.
And as You Are Love –
Be Love.

Be a Space for Love –
timeless,
eternal
Love.

Receive Love

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3/14/17

Receive.

Is it not sometimes
challenging to be
receptive to receive?

Does receiving not
take patience
and a different way
of thinking about
the flow of energy
you are a part of –
that you are immersed in –
the energy That You Are –
do you not see
how your perspective
of consciousness
makes you “think”
that you must go out –
to make this connection,
to bring it in,
in order to
receive?

Is it not the
ego’s way of thinking,
this illusion of separation –
that makes you think
that there is something
outside of you
that you are needing
to receive?

As you ask your thinking mind
to be open to receive –
is not your consciousness
already in its beautiful
state of Knowing –
not “needing” to give
or to receive –
are you not a
perfect aspect
of All That Is?

Is it not when you connect
to your Higher Self,
to the Consciousness of You –
is this not opening up the door
to what you seek?

Are You not already a bridge
to the Love of All That Is –
to the Knowledge
that you seek –
are you ready
and receptive
to receive the Love
That You Are?

Begin with You.
Walk across that Bridge.
Take the hand
that is right
in front of you.

Connect with Love.
Connect with You.
You hold the key
to unlock the doors
of your mind.
Open up the door
to the Love of You.

There Is Love.
There You Are!

Receive.
Embrace.
Experience.
Love.

A Moment of Joy

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3/13/17

The joy of a child.

It is easy to picture –
as are not children
in touch with Joy –
are they not
beings of expression?
There is no doubt
how a child feels –
you know it
when they feel Joy.

You can look
at a joyful child
and know what it
feels like to
embrace this Joy.
And as you peel back
the memories
of times you were joyful –
yes, whatever
you were doing
may have created
a space,
for you to feel joyous –
but was it not Joy
that bubbled
to the surface,
that was waiting
all along –
no matter the situation-
is not Joy always ready
to be released?

And as you grow older
does it not become harder
to let Joy come out –
to play with you,
you may think Joy
is hiding,
you may think life
is far too serious,
to feel the child’s play
of Joy once again.

But as You Are Joy,
do you not know Joy
when you see a child
dancing with abandon,
when a picture of an animal
touches your heart,
when you listen to music
that moves you to dance,
when you laugh at something silly
until tears come to your eyes –
are there not
moments of Joy
in any moment
that you let go?

Take a moment for Joy.
You need not have
a joyful situation
to tap into
the Joy That You Are –
Joy is bubbling,
wanting to come
to the surface –
to remind you of
the Love That You Are.
With Gratitude –
do you not open
the door to Joy?

Release.
Let go.
Let the Joy
That Is You
bubble up
to the surface
to remind you of
the Lightness of Be-ing
Joy,
Peace,
Gratitude,
Love.

And You Are That.

An Open Heart

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3/12/17

Live from the heart.
Connect at the heart.
Open your heart.

And as the heart
is your connection
to the Universe,
to God,
to Source,
to the Divine Love
of All That Is –
it does not matter
the label
you place upon
the Source of Love
that flows through you –
you wish to
always open
up your heart.

But with an open heart,
do you not at times
feel vulnerable,
as you know
there is emotion
that is centered
in your heart?

Does not your heart ache
when strong emotion
floods you with feeling –
are there not times
when you feel
your heart may break?

Does it sometimes
not feel safe
to lead with the heart –
do you not wish
to close it down
to protect
what you perceive
may hurt you?

Yes, the heart can feel
what comes to it
from outside –
and is it not
always looking
for the Love?

And if the heart
were a one-way door,
only able to receive love
from an outside source –
is that not when
you feel vulnerable –
putting you at risk
to experience hurt?

But as the heart
is the center
of Who You Really Are –
as it is the
source of
Divine Love
that flows through you –
can you direct
this powerful flow
of the Love That You Are –
allowing it to
encircle you,
embrace you,
remind you –
with every breath you take,
with every beat of
your amazing heart –
“I Love You?”

And what if
your open heart,
were so full
it did not need
to ask from
an outside source –
“Do you love me?”

For is not
an open heart,
able to see Love
wherever it looks –
there is no shortage
of Love to find
when Love Is
Everywhere.

And where is Love?
Love Is You.
It is in your open heart –
can you open up
your heart to Love You?

Be vulnerable
with the Love
That Is You.
You are safe
in the warm embrace
of the Love of You.

Open all sides
of your heart –
and feel the
Love That You Are.

Live from the heart.
Connect with your heart.
Open your heart
to You,
Dear One,
to You.

You cannot Be
anything
but Love.