AIM-LESS MOVEMENT

I strive daily to be led by God and do whatever I am told to do.

This particular day I had a twelve noon appointment but was dressed and ready to go very early. Yet I did what I was led to do. I got into my car and began driving. Not knowing exactly where I was supposed to go, I just drove. I then asked the question, where is it You want me to go?

I found myself, literally driving down the street going in the direction of our County’s Humane Society. I was so tickled because I was not thinking about adopting a pet. I knew I am gone too much from home and that it would not be a good match for me to get a pet and then never be home to lovingly provide for it. Yet off to the Animal Shelter I went. I was still laughing as I parked my car in a stall. Thinking to myself, God is truly funny and has a great sense of humor.

When I got inside, it was like I was being escorted by powers beyond my control. First I went to the puppy section. I was standing there amazed at the little fuzzy creatures, they were all so precious. The caretaker came and told me I could open any of the cages and hold the puppy. Instead what I did was to go to each cage and talk with the puppy. Told them I loved them and how beautiful they were.

Next off to the kittens and cats I went. They were all so splendidly colored. Some were purring and brushing their coats against the sides of the cages, others just looked as I passed them by. I felt a sense of connection to these animals and enjoyed my visit with them. I talked and smiled with each one.

Then I ended with the big dogs. Some were so noisy barking and acting out. I told them how incredible they were. Walked past and shared some love with each of them. I saw the loneliness in the eyes of some, as if to say I do not deserve an owner. I thought to myself how closely related dogs and humans are. I thought about the many people I encounter who have this same look in their eyes. I noticed the bark of those that just want to be heard and thought again about the similarities with people is striking.

SACRED COMMUNION

Solitude time with The Creator, it may be morning, noon or night.

Sacred Communion is time spent listening to your indwelling Higher Consciousness that is always present. Sacred Communion feeds your soul and your spirit with the spiritual nutrients needed to live a satisfying life.

Go inward to that special place and commune with God. In-joy the wonders of hearing the incredible awesomeness of Infinite Intelligence speak to you. What are your concerns? Are there doubts lingering in your mind about a situation? Need instructions or directions? Just desire to say THANK YOU? You can do all these things and more while in that amazing place of Sacred Communion.

Sacred Communion can happen anywhere and anytime. It is a conscious choice. It is the deliberate act of hushing all other thoughts and noise. It is being in a state of Oneness with God. It is truly listening and trusting that within you dwells the Spirit of The Source of all Life.

I dedicate time to BE-ing in Sacred Communion today as often as I desire. I close out all distractions and remain centered in Peace, Love, and Harmony. I have Faith that I have a direct line of communication with God. I go to that place as often as necessary. I know I can call on and be answered by my Heavenly Master.

Thanks God for this, faster than the speed of light, connection with You!

I am blessed with all of my answers. I know the answers may not come in my time, I desire for Your Will to be done and manifested in my Life. So I wait joyously.

I GIVE THANKS FOR SACRED COMMUNION…..

THE PRESENT GIFT

The Present Gift is to be fully alive and active in the ‘Now Moment’; to release all attachments to outcomes, schedules, obligations and demands. In other words it means to simply “BE”!

We may experience difficulty in doing this because we have become a society controlled by a clock, a manmade mechanism to guide us through the day. We gauge all our actions by the time, the stroke of the clock.

I personally own several watches but never wear one. I gave up the attachment many years when I attended a class facilitated by Rev. Adunni. I am never late, actually I normally arrive early to all my commitments. For me there is freedom in not always checking my wrist to ’see’ if I am on time or what time it is, but that works for me.

The ‘Now Moment’ is fully lived when I am totally present in whatever activity I find myself engaged in. There is always a gift in that moment of being fully present to it.

Today remember to be completely and actively in ‘The Present Gift’. Unwrap it with the excitement of a child. What is your gift? Do you really appreciate it? Show your gratitude for the contents of your gift, it has come to bless you.

I appreciate the many gifts contained in the individual presents given to me this day. Each one is unique and special, valuable and worthy of my absolute attention.

Today I live solely in ‘The Present Gift’.

 

AS I SIT

As I sit, I carefully observe and pay attention to all that is around me. I pay honor and treasure my ability to listen, not insisting on talking.

As I sit, I allow myself to become an integral part of the whole. It’s awesome to have this feeling of being totally involved with the Universe.

As I sit, I hear the sounds of nature. Even while there is noise I can still hear the birds, their sound is ever present when I tune my hearing to them.

As I sit, I can sense the feelings of those around me. It is as if we are communicating on a soul level. No words need be spoken for me to connect with those around me. A glance, a nod or a smile is simply enough to acknowledge their presence.

As I sit, I am Thankful for this vast and massive Universe. I am Thankful to be alive in a time such as this.

As I sit, I listen intently to what is not being verbally expressed. I can hear the hearts of others. I can feel their emotions of both joy and pain; anger and excitement; fear and ecstasy. I am in alignment with their Spirit and it is a connection of souls relating to each other.

As I sit, I rejoice in my own being. I appreciate all that I have and all that I am. I rejoice knowing it is all a gift from the Creator!

As I sit, I become stronger and wiser. I allow the indwelling presence of Infinite Source to fill me to overflowing with goodness and mercy. The Grace of God restores my soul and my spirit.

As I sit, I remember to be ever Thankful all the time.

As I sit, I am gifted with Wisdom and Strength.

As I sit……..

 

HAPPY 18th BIRTH DAY!!

FIRST DRIVING LESSON

I joyously celebrate this day which is the anniversary date that my granddaughter, Deja Tyson, made her physical entrance into this world. She embodies the wisdom of the Ancestors and has proudly demonstrated this. She has been a teacher to most that have had the opportunity of meeting her. She simply uses her gifts and goes about her business doing what she does.

The summer she turned two, I took her and my grandson on a road trip across the U.S. We spent two months traveling, stopping in several states to visit with family. People were amazed when they discovered she was not two yet because she was speaking in complete, logical sentences. She was paying attention whenever someone would ask how old she was. My response was she will be two on August 2nd. So after awhile when the question was asked she would answer the person and they would just smile. Out of the mouth of this little person came the answer, “I will be two on August 2nd”.

Deja is intuitive, artistic and creative. She demands the best from herself at all times. Her parents feel she puts too much pressure on herself by doing this and to date she continues with expecting the best from all her actions, especially in school.

At age six she joined me in hosting a group of twelve dynamic sisters whom I had gathered to discuss our collective efforts in creating a better society. She helped prepare the treats and was given the assignment of greeting each lady as they arrived. When the meeting started she was actively involved and included as introductions were made. Little did I know that as the meeting progressed she was sitting there taking notes from the discussion! Her minutes were complete and accurate! Be mindful of what you are teaching the babies as they emulate what you are doing.

Celebrate the life of those little ones today, perhaps your own children or grandchildren. Celebrate their unique gifts to the world. Help to enhance their creativity. Help them by showing them a better way. Do not allow foolishness to be their only experience.

HOW DO YOU SHOW UP?

In the presence of others, do you take the high road of authenticity or gauge how you show up dependent upon on how the others appear? This is sometimes referred to as peer pressure. And you thought that only applied to children, especially teenagers. Well it does not and guess what, the same small children you are saying this to be watching you and how you show up in the company of others.

Do not compromise your values for the sake of belonging. Isn’t that what we tell our children? Be a leader not a follower, and there we go following the gang because everyone is doing it. As we get older our gang is broader and is often influenced by what we see on television and what we hear in the music. The community at large becomes our gang, the people we hang out with. In this process do you still honor your truth? Or are you following the crowds, the same crowd we warn our children about?

Actions are always much louder than our words. Our children are watching. How we show up! Are your actions consistent with your values? How do you show up? Is the environment the one who sets the tone of what is fashionable and the latest trend? Are your actions consistent with your words?

Is honesty an admirable value? Yet you lie to others often, in the company of your children? What do you think they are learning, that it is okay to lie some of the time, because they hear you doing it? Well if this is how you show up, please do not chastise the children for repeating what you are teaching. Do you holler, scream and curse others when you are upset? But insist upon spanking the child that does the same as you?

How do you show up for yourself? Do you compromise because you feel intimidated by titles or status? Regardless of the position in life we are each the same, a child of God.

Respect yourself and show up as the real you all the time!

GOD’S KINGDOM

I am open and obedient to God’s Kingdom that abides within me. I joyously meditate as I listen to God’s instructions for me. I am the dwelling place of God’s Kingdom; all that is good and very good abides in me. I acknowledge and celebrate the kingdom of God that is within me.

Thanks God for creating me just the way I am at this exact moment. Thanks God for establishing Your kingdom in me. Thanks God for I am still growing. All I desire to do is give thanks. I am thankful for my free gift of life and breath. I am appreciative that I do not have to earn the blood that flows through my veins. I am grateful for the creation of everything that exists so that my life is made comfortable and peaceful.

I release the need to take care of others and focus on my own spiritual growth and understanding. My insistence on helping others may cause harm and injury to them. Each person is responsible for their own spiritual growth. When I get in the way of a person’s lesson, I am not helping. I no longer feel a need to take care of another person’s problem. I can and do provide assistance when asked, otherwise I honor the person with respect by allowing them freedom to receive their valuable lesson. I know they are ultimately the bearer of the blessing received in their life lesson.

Oh God I AM Thankful. Thanks God. I receive Your Kingdom with Gratitude.

WHY?

How often do you ask the question, Why? As small children we are always asking, why. We want to learn the reason behind the information. We yearn to know.

As adults we may forget to ask why. We have become fearful of not knowing yet asking why will somehow let others know we do not know the answer. So what if you do not know. As an adult you would sternly tell a child that it is better to ask than risk getting hurt. That applies to all people.

Challenge the small talk that you have with yourself that keeps you in bondage to fear. Each person has the right to ask why. When you have the answer it becomes your responsibility to impart the wisdom.

Do you have intelligent conversations with yourself? Do you question your actions, asking the infamous – why? We can become so robotic, doing things so automatically that we often do not know the why. Perhaps your answer is because I have always done it this way. But WHY?

I have become a self observer and it is very interesting. Things I do so routinely, I am asking myself – why? Do my actions reflect who I am? Am I stuck in a past condition of reacting? Can I change willingly? Or will I offer resistance to myself?

I have learned to laugh at and with myself, especially when my actions are not representative of who I am today. At times I have accepted what others have told me to be the truth, unconsciously of course (smile). Or I go along on automatic because I am not required to think about what I am doing.

Practice being an observer of you today. Ask yourself why whenever you catch yourself doing anything that does not reflect who you say you are. This is a fascinating exercise and I know you will find value in doing it.

Why? Please record your responses. Peace be unto you.

 

BUILD RELATIONSHIPS

 The creation of anything requires time, skill and expertise. True relationships do not happen by chance, they take time to build.

Building relationships is a wonderful opportunity to discover who you really are. Most relationships that we entertain are a reflection of those qualities we either have in our self or aspire to develop in ourselves.

Always began the building with truth and honesty. Allow the other person to see and share with the real you. I have been told by the participants of Common Ground that they do not allow people to see them in their fullness at first. They wait, wear masks to cover the real person, until that person has proved they are worthy to really know them. The masks serve as a protection and a hiding place. My question to them is what does that say about you? Are you afraid or ashamed of whom you are? Why not allow the person to see the real you? What if you are missing out on a great friendship? What if that person transitioned before you have the opportunity to show them who you really are?

When we have nothing to hide and no longer are ruled by fear of people getting too close or not liking the real you, then we can proudly show up in our authentic self at all times. Regardless to the situation we are pleased of who we are and have become and fully desire for others to ‘see’ us in full expression.

Do you always show up in true identity? Do you wear masks depending on the circumstances? Do you first appear one way, then as the relationship builds and you feel more comfortable you become another person? Become the person who desire to be so that you can always demonstrate the authentic you! Be proud of who you are at all times. Express yourself fully.

Build the relationship with you first. Know you are a child of God; worthy, deserving, complete, healthy, and whole. Honor yourself at all times. Be kind to you, be loving to you and be forgiving of yourself. Love you and allow others to love you in return.

GET INTO HEAVEN BEFORE YOU DIE

 

As I was sharing in conversation with my Godmother, Mother Elnor Abdullah who was a young 88 years, the following came up for discussion.

We must be about the business of discovering Heaven while we are still living this life. There is no need to wait and hope that death will bring us to a place of peace. Perhaps you will take with you to the other side exactly what you have created on this side. We can create that state of Heaven now.

We can create a place of Unconditional Forgiveness and Love. We can create a space of Complete Acceptance and Respect of others. We can build relationships built on Mutual Honor and Admiration. We can have Peace and Joy right now and right here on earth.

A state or an attitude of Heaven is being in a Higher Consciousness of who we are. We are the offspring of the Most High Creator. We are made in the image and after the likeness of Infinite Intelligence. Jesus said He came that we would have life and have it more abundantly.

Heaven is where we extend a helping hand to others in their time of need. Heaven is where we choose to honor the life of humans regardless if they look like us or not. Heaven is seeking and maintaining Peace in all situations. Heaven is being about God’s business, protecting and preserving all life forms. Heaven is a state of Consciousness that tells us we can.

Heaven is that serene place of comfort. Heaven is being a comforter and encourager to others. Heaven is pure and seeks after its own kind. Heaven is knowing your connection to God is real. Heaven is Love at the highest level of expression.

Heaven is my preferred place of residence here on earth.

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