Choose Love

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3/21/17

You flip a coin
to help you
make a choice –
yet even in
that moment
of the coin being
tossed in the air,
turning,
spinning,
before it lands –
do you not often
know in your “gut”,
which side of
the coin
you wish to see?

Decisions.
Is it not hard
to make a choice –
to decide
what next to do –
what to keep,
what to let go,
which path to follow,
which turn to take?

Do you not
color these decisions
with what you think
the outcome “should” be?

And at the time
of any decision –
might you only know
what you know now –
and is that not
a limited perspective –
as how can you know
all there is to know?

Might there be
more “knowing”
to experience,
with whatever decision
you make?

And if you begin
on a new adventure –
and the road
takes a turn
that no longer
feels right,
is there not always
another decision
or choice that
you can make?

As change happens
all around you –
do you not feel
the push and pull –
do you not often resist
the nudges that
remind you –
there are always
choices that
you can make?

And if decisions
are weighed down
by your perspective
of what you think
the outcome “should” be –
do you not feel burdened,
questioning your ability
to make a decision
that seems so big?

And would not
your perspective change,
if you knew that
you were not alone –
decisions are not made
in a vacuum –
are you not surrounded
by Love?

Might opportunities
present themselves –
yes, sometimes requiring
decisions to be made,
but like a new destination
you never have seen –
might you go along
for the ride?

Do you not make decisions
as if they are
the last decision
you will ever make?

There is always
the opportunity
to choose again.
And if you make
each choice
with Love –
looking at decisions
as neither right or wrong –
can you follow
this Map of Love
as you experience this
Journey of Life?

Toss a coin.
Make a choice.
Decide to
move forward
always with Love –
is there not
any other
choice to make?

Trust Love.
Choose Love.
Be Love.
Know Love.
The answer
is always
Love.

Smile of Love

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3/20/17

A smile.

Is it not a
universal symbol,
a sign –
how powerful
can be the
turning up the
corners of your mouth?

Try it.

Yes, you feel
the change,
the shift,
in your body,
your thoughts –
even when you
physically “make”
yourself smile.

And when you
walk amongst others –
do you not
have an awareness,
a detector that
looks for a smile –
do you smile first
or do you wait
for the “go-ahead”
when another
smiles at you?

But can you
not smile
even when others
are not around –
do not pleasant memories,
or funny images
that you see
cause you to smile –
do you not feel
the lift in
your spirit
as your face
lights up
and moves
into a smile?

Do you not signal
to others,
with the openness
of a smile –
is not a smile
a way to beam
the Love from
your heart –
is it not simply
Love for all
to see?

Is not a smile
an expression
of unconditional Love –
such as when you
smile at a baby,
or at a beloved pet –
do you not smile
when you feel
Love in your heart?

There is power
in the expression:
“when you smile,
the whole world
smiles with you.”

Smiles are contagious –
it is the Love
that all do seek –
can you be the
first to smile
wherever you
may be?

Does not a smile
go beyond –
“I see You,”
is not a smile
a moment,
a glimpse,
a ray
of Love?

Be a beacon of Love.
Be a beacon of Light.
Open up your heart
and feel it
when you smile.

Look in the mirror,
see You smiling
back at you –
yes, you feel the change,
there is a shift
in your body,
your thoughts,
as you beam the Love
from your heart
to You.

Share Love.
Share a smile.
You cannot help
but smile
in the presence
of Love.

Be the Love
that helps you
break into a smile.

Breath of Love

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3/19/17

You work hard –
doing,
figuring,
analyzing,
thinking,
planning,
perplexing –
can you give
your mind
a rest,
a break
and breathe
into Love?

And in that moment
of still –
when you stop,
do you not sense
there is another
source of help –
you may not need
to figure things out
all on your own –
is there not
a flow of knowledge,
of support,
when you let Love
breathe into You?

Does it feel at times,
that there are two knobs
of a spigot –
full of information,
and which side
do you turn on?
And might the flow
on either side
come in so fast,
that it is hard to take in –
might you take a break,
a rest,
and breathe into Love?

And in that moment
of still –
does it not give
you a chance to sense
what bubbles up
to the heart of You –
can you now
hear your soul
as Love
breathes into You?

Is Love not in
every breath –
is it not what
breathes You
into Be-ing –
and as your breath
is a two-way process,
is it not the most
natural way to Be –
you breathe into Love
as Love breathes into You?

Are you not
an intersection
between your thoughts
and your heart –
and with every breath
that you draw in,
to then exhale –
are you not
the perfect balance
of Love flowing in
and expressing Love out?

Is not being Love
and expressing Love
as natural as
the Breath of Life?
Can you not Be
anything else but
an Instrument of Love?

Yes, you may feel
the dichotomy,
the paradox,
of two sides of you –
but is it not
the Breath of Love
that unifies
and makes Whole –
the Be-ing that is You?

Breathe into Love,
let Love breathe into You.

Use your breath
to calm,
to feel,
to know
That You Are Love.

You Are the
Breath of Love.
Breathe and Be
Love.

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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3/15/17

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.