Loving-kindness is supremely relational: it works only if it’s offered, given away, or shared. We cannot bank love; it grows as we give it away. The more we give it away, the greater our capacity for love. This is how loving-kindness becomes limitless. ~ Joan Halifax, Being with Dying
Recorded deep within my DNA and consciousness are memories of another life, another era, where love, co-creation, and community flowed more gracefully, without attachments and fears of loss. We enjoyed love as deep intimacy without barriers or the need for control. We freely let go if another’s heart called them onward, either for love, healing or growth elsewhere. For me, this place is/was known as The Land of Mu, or Lemuria, the Pacific Ocean equivalent of Atlantis, but with much more Aloha Spirit – creativity and love consciousness, vs. the energies of logic, science, math. I experience Mu as the essence of divine feminine, and Atlantis as the sacred masculine. Even so, amazing technologies emerged from both places.
But what does it mean to love without fear? This very question has led me to some amazing journeys where I have seen how our very DNA, for we humans, was once corrupted by codes meant to keep us in fear, subservient, easy to control. And it changed everything. This includes the consequence of love-energies being muted, swallowed up by fears. We created institutions of death-do-us-part to try to avoid facing our fears, to avoid loss of love. And so much control has come into our experience of love, paradoxically, tragically.
So how do we find our way back? How do you we return to our own essence – to BE and to enjoy Love? Continue reading