Our strict adherence to rationalism has turned out to be less mental sophistication than collective gullibility, and we are ready to consider that what now passes for truth is in many ways fantasy, and what the world calls fantasy includes a lot of truth. ~ Marianne Williamson
As the portals of my awareness expand, all my perceptions shift. In blurred vision, sifting and shifting through the veils, I find my willingness to find new clarity. I am an adventurer in new versions of “reality.”
And Love, my ultimate teacher, keeps showing me new ways to opening, living, sharing and BEing.
What better playground for learning about Love than relationships? We all have relationships, and they all have waves of growth, harmony, challenge, joy, learning, beginnings, endings and so much more. This is a time of year when we tend to revisit relationships of old – our families of origin, our chosen families with whom we share history, old friends, new friends who show up as old-soul connections, and more.
If you think you’re enlightened go spend a week with your family. ~ Ram Dass
For each relationship, whether personal and/or professional, there is each person, plus the container that holds spaciousness for the two (or more) to partner in some way. We co-create the container in any way we choose, with habits, patterns, norms. We may have guidelines for honesty and communication. We may set boundaries and expectations for how we show up. We may dream and set intentions. These are structures that give us support for honoring ourselves and the other(s) as we navigate the complexities of life.
I have been exploring something new in meditation. It’s another more metaphysical, “exalted container,” (as my guides call it) that holds the pure light and love, plus the purest potential for the relationship. Within the vastness of this energetic container, I find the most cherished energetic gifts and wisdom. It’s a place to access healing and the most remarkable manifestations that may be co-created within the relationship. Yet, it’s a place beyond needing or wanting, totally honoring of free will, knowing that we are all so deeply connected in ways we may not even fathom yet with our limited (but rapidly expanding) consciousness.
It’s so beautiful to feel free from the bindings of the mind, even more expanded than our hearts dare to be most days, and so deeply connected to the infinite.
Real love entails readiness to die to who we were, in order to be born again prepared for love, truly worthy of the romantic heights. Real love is comforting, to be sure, but not always at first. In becoming romantic artists, we must pierce the armor that hides our hearts, and that piercing is not comfortable. It is horrible and painful… First the pain, and then the power. First the heart breaks and then it soars. ~ Marianne Williamson
This is how it’s been for me lately, cracking open seeds of pain of the past, things I thought were long-ago healed and forgotten, feeling Eagle rip at my heart with loving talons of gold. And I feel so blessed by this gift of Spirit, to open my heart as much as my higher-heart has always been, to be washed clean of my Sacred Wound, that I may know…
I am worthy of Love. We All are worthy of Love.
I follow my heart and trust whatever may happen. Even heartbreak leads to awakening and expanded consciousness and love.
May you breathe into your expansiveness today and experience your exalted container for your relationship with your own loving heart. I sure do love, adore and cherish you All. And I wish you the most joyous of holiday seasons.
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