* Visions of glory as the new normal *
2013 – Year of my Life
In recent years, life has been flooding and flooding in.
In an intense Shamanic Healing one evening, I was gently but firmly lead to envision my ancient defensive fortifications.
I knew my very young boy self had constructed them to help keep me sane and alive.
I saw I had ceased to require them, because my adult self had long time ago assumed full command of my life.
One evening, with guidance from my Shamanic Healer and my Shaman Spirit guide, I took hands to them in all courage and I broke at them till they fragmented and melted away.
From that point, and to this very day, there is no barrier, no obstacle, nothing between me and the world.
More than being fully in the world, I am blessed by the grace of an intimate sense of union, of one-ness with all things.
I have been able to pick up the many strands of spiritual thought and intellectual understanding that had accumulated in me untarnished over decades.
I began immediately to see their interconnectedness. These separate strands gathered self-organising and are even now still weaving themselves into whole tapestries.
This natural recombination of hidden losses into treasures of practical meaning is a process which will never end!
Growing into adulthood, we assimilate knowledge and wisdom in such small increments as to pass largely unnoticed.
My experience of growing into awareness from the platform of my 66th year looks to me like the acceleration of Starship Enterprise zooming into interstellar space-time at Warp Drive!
I am blessed to have this process of learning and discovery continuing on and on with help from the magnificent wealth of positive inspiration I find every day in Facebook.
But most specially my gratitude goes out to the communion with a few close friends, many of whom are also Biodanzers.
For this unending bounty, glorious in its ever-new normality, I am truly grateful.
In some shape or form, we all carry deep inside us our loving hearts, which are what literally keep us alive, but which, in a real sense, are our own tiny heritage from the far greater power of peace and love from which we spring into being, and to which we return.
And some also carry the weight, the pain of conflict.
We do not yet see the pointlessness of our individual fight against misleading distractions and misdirected wanting.
Some can envision through their clouds of unknowing the universal truths our hearts always want to teach us about and lead us back to!
It is hard not to visualise this fight inside as an external storm, or a battle, or even to identify it as an outside aggressor.
After all, hate is love turned inside out.
Until the time arrived when I deeply felt my struggles need not continue, because I was fighting only myself, that was when love, and not only love, but flat-calm oceans of potable peace, made their presence known in me.
It took a fraction under 67 years to arrive here.
Joy-in-residence such as this will not change my engagement with the outside world.
In fact, I am now permanently resolved to show to the world how it possible for any person to live and to be entirely present for comfort, for healing, for loving connection, and for universal compassion, forever and ever
~ Love is present E v e r yN o w