Sacred Mirror

'One' by Alex Grey

‘One’ by Alex Grey

Being a ‘sacred mirror’

Is being able to see the God and the good

In all people

FIRST

So that ones sponsoring thought towards another, each other

Is always Loving

As a reflection of ones own self-love and self-care

Which can then be extended to all beings, all creatures and all plant life

In order to become co-curators and protectors of our beautiful Planet Earth

For we are all holographic fragments of the ‘All There Is’

And the All There Is

Is One Love….

Even if you can’t see it, or feel it, that’s what you are

A little piece of Love

And opening to this understanding

Opens one up to self-compassion

In turn opens one to Universal-compassion

And is ones true purpose for being here

To open to ones divine-loving-human-potential

In spite of how one might feel about oneself right now

In spite of what other people may have done

For the forgiving of ignorance, either of others, or ones own

Is all about letting go

Letting go of past judgements and condemnation

Letting go in the spirit of forgiveness

Makes room for a new improved reality

Keeps one free from buying into negativity

From being sucked in, from limiting oneself

And this is the real meaning of ‘turning the other cheek

Forgiveness is choosing the path of Love over all other paths

Rising above the lower emotions to honour the call of compassion, no matter what

Because no one is a sheep, everyone is as unique as a snow flake, a leaf, a finger print

A part of the abundant-infinite, God-source of all creation, with the gift of choice and free will

To choose ‘Love‘, to follow the ‘divine’ example

For life on this amazing Planet is our mother/father God Source’s gift of Love to Us

So Love yourself, Love each other and Love the Planet

Enjoy, share in the care, and give thanks everyday

Is the only way

Faith

faith

Belief is a choice

For without belief one doesn’t actually have anything

Because despite all the technological advances in life

There is still no proof

That anything actually happens after death

Or that people even have souls

Or that souls will reconnect at a later point in time

Or that there even is some place else to go

And so no one will ever really know, for sure

For there will never be any definitive proof

Until one can find out for oneself

Which when that day arrives

Can only ever be a uniquely personal experience

That cannot be shared or verified

In the mortal world

Therefore so far as any guarantee of an afterlife is concerned

Is merely pure conjecture

And so faith has become the cushion

That offers emotional comfort and protection

From fear of the unknown

From abandonment and being alone

From insecurity, uncertainty, vulnerability, despair

And the finality, associated with the death process

But faith in illusions can actually serve as resistance

As tactics of avoidance

From dealing with emotional pain

Actually causes more resistance

Which in turn causes even more pain

Caught in a ‘Catch 22’ cycle of denial and inhibition

By refusing to engage in ones emotional evolution

Somehow a person can become

Trapped in a time loop where the years seem to slip slide by effortlessly without noticing

For life’s inner pearls of wisdom

Are often borne from the sand storms of adversity

Where precious insight

Is gleaned from first hand experience and hind sight

To which there is no short cut, remedy or magic pill

And so in order to soften a granite heart hardened by disappointment

And make an unquiet mind be still

One must embrace the present moment in full

Embody the Here and Now

As it is, with no strings or conditions

Breaking rigid cycles of resistance in the mind

That keeps a person stuck in destructive patterns

On constant rewind

For ultimately one has very little to no sway in life’s grand design

And so surrendering to the process of flow

In spite of life’s trials and tribulations

Is how one is able to regain control

Over those fears and tears, more able to let go

Actually fast tracks a troubled heart to less turbulent times

Where peace of mind reigns supreme

As one gets better at reading the signs

And therefore more able to stay ‘in the know’

Frequently updating old illusions as new information becomes available

Allows ones true nature, or purpose to unfold

Without restrictive beliefs holding one back

Or maintaining their strangle hold

Soul Contract

Whatever challenges one has to face on the earthly plane

Are all part of ones ‘Soul Contract’

An agreement one made before life down here, manifest became

Staying mindful not to confuse ones true identity, upon contact

With illusory roles of the material world of same

For in so doing one forsakes ones spiritual reality

Which is actually ones primary identity

As ones spiritual growth involves giving up the stuck-fast stories of ones past

So that the Universe may rewrite new improved ones for you

Which it cannot do

While one is still a prisoner of ‘personal attachment’

A slave to ones ego-mind and the habitual inner-tyrant

For an untrained mind can become ones own worst enemy

With old distress tapes on constant rewind

But fortunately, these can easily be retrained, or realigned

With a few simple affirmations (to call forth honourable intention)

So that one can reclaim inner calm and liberate peace of mind

Enough to keep ‘Paying it forward’

Time after time after time

And then some
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Pay it forward is an expression for describing the beneficiary of a good deed repaying it to others instead of to the original benefactor. The concept is old, but the phrase may have been coined by Lily Hardy Hammond in her 1916 book In the Garden of Delight.

What is a ‘Soul Contract‘?

Walk Away

Walk Away

When you love someone

Whether its a family member, a friend, or a lover

You don’t measure their abuse

Because you’re constantly letting them off the hook

And forgiving them

Hoping that one day they will see the light

And turn their behaviour around

But if you keep on forgiving them

Over and over

They just think that they can walk all over you

Any time they want

That they can get away with it

That you wont complain

And that it’s acceptable

That’s why you have to respect yourself

More

Than they do

Otherwise you become the underdog

The whole time

Even if you take the higher ground

Because ‘Like’ attracts ‘Like’

And it will compromise you

To become just like them

So ultimately you have no choice but to walk away

Hard as it is

When you love someone

Because the only choice left is to love yourself, more

Enough at least to see the difference…

To deserve someone who shares your high standards

Love is a higher vibration

That requires wiser choices

So love someone who loves you back the same

Is the only true path to happiness

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Easter Sunday

Spring snow on daffodil hill

Today is a typically British Bank Holiday

Wet and grey

The thunder was good though

I enjoyed the sheer power of nature’s noise

Infiltrating our little worlds for a moment

I spent the day relaxing with ‘The Boyfriend’

And surrendering to the process

Of loving someone

The path the process of surrendering

Leads one along

As I had lots of things I intended to do

For myself today

On my few days off

From the treadmill of work

And as usual because he was here

And because I was unable to assert

My boundaries

Yet again, for whatever reason

Too easily distracted by sex and lounging

Of course none of it got done

I’m so hard on myself

Most of the time and I don’t even realise it

I have to remind myself that it’s OK

To not do anything on Easter Sunday

It’s a public holiday! All day!

And it’s OK for me

To take time off occasionally

From my personal agenda

A constant list of things I must do

Or should have done already, damn

In order to become a more efficient person

Achieve a better quality of lifestyle

Manifest my dreams and visions

To be better at making my life work

On all levels simultaneously

Still so hungry to improve the quality of my life

Has become my soul’s mission

And anything that distracts me

Away from this purpose

The purpose of turning my life around

And freeing myself

From the mediocre mind numbing mundane

To be the successful person

I always knew myself to be

In the first place anyway

Is seen as a threat by my subconscious

As a means of sabotaging my good efforts

And I start resenting the source of sabotage

(ie: The boyfriend)

For slowing me down and preventing me

From making the progress I desire

But it’s OK

I can be patient with myself

I’ve waited my whole lifetime already

Probably lifetimes

I can wait a little while longer

So breathe, relax

Let go of my attachments

Tell my inner tyrant

To shut the f**k up

And allow myself to receive

What is mine shall come to me

All good things in good time

I give myself my own permission

To chill on a rainy Sunday afternoon

Guilt free, with my boy watching TV

I forgive myself for not doing the washing up

Or writing to my insurance company

Or catching up with paperwork

I allow myself to enjoy this leisurely day

For which I offer my humble thanks

And appreciation