The Sun and the Original Organic Matrix

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Dearest readers,

In the last day or two, I have been guided to watch a couple of videos (Solar Logos: Resurrecting the Solar Stargate System, Paliadorian Diamond Sun Races, and Disclosure ) and (Increasing Human Energy by Harnessing the Sun’s Energy According to Nikola Tesla) which describe how human consciousness is naturally fed energetically through our Sun. These documents explain how the artificial consciousness matrix which has been feeding off of human consciousness for thousands of years with persistent and escalating efforts to block our connection to the Sun, which is also a natural portal to Christed or unity consciousness.

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Our physical bodies need sunlight to produce energy. The photonic light produced by our sun which stimulates the production of chlorophyll in plant matter appears to work in a corresponding manner in the energy centers of our cells, affecting our mitochondrial DNA. We absorb sunlight indirectly through the foods that we consume. Nikola Tesla understood this principle. I believe that when we sit in a receptive position to meditate or to absorb the “heilstrom” as per the teachings of German healer and early starseed, Bruno Groening, we are also absorbing the harmonizing energetic frequencies of light particles, to which our energy bodies are particularly sensitive and receptive.

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As we near the end of the reign of thousands of years of subjugation of our consciousness, for which our energies have been confused, diverted, and vampirized by a small group of elites and extraterrestrial beings, it is now time to celebrate once again our own cosmic connections to the Sun and to the Earth, respectively male and female principles. Both poles are necessary for our well-being and for a peaceful cohabitation on Earth. The feminine and masculine have been intentionally fractured from one another in order to create chaos and division in our personal lives, interpersonal relationships, and social structures.

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At this time, we still are experiencing desperate attempts by the dark magicians to mask the sun through veils of expanded contrails, in addition to the heavy metals and other toxins and mind-controlling substances that these contrails are designed to distribute into our air, water, soil, and into the bodies of plants, trees, birds, animals, and human beings. Without the sun, we cannot live, and indeed, at this time, we are still struggling to survive. It is difficult to thrive in the current climate of disease, interpersonal and interracial conflict and endless violence and distractions.

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Of course, it is up to us, as human beings, to awaken to our own power and to take responsibility for our own health, for the realities we create for ourselves and for the collective. The progressive collective awakening programmed for this time, about which the dark magicians have been aware for thousands of years, is coming about despite all efforts to suppress it. The increasingly intense waves of solar flashes bathing the Earth’s atmosphere are making the exposure of the efforts of the dark ones easier to perceive on various levels, even for the deeply conditioned.

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The awakening comes in waves, with the Starseeds in the lead, to assist those who  follow, to bring calm, guidance, and our own personal experiences in integration of trauma, shadow work, self-love, self-responsibility, and activation of our innate abilities.

The original higher frequency human beings lived in harmony with one another, fully respectful of the plants, animals, air, water, soil, and with the consciousness of the planet. For those of us who choose to raise our consciousness with the planet (or ascend), we will return to a joyous and creative way of life, in which we enjoy full freedom, and in which we take full responsibility for everything that we create in our lives.

The time of manipulation and victimization is essentially over, and for those of us who are ready, we can now begin to enjoy the fruits of a long, difficult journey from the shadows into the light.

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Insight: Behind my eyelids (another ascension poem)

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the mind in pictures which flash, fade, emerge

a dog head beelines for my palm and nuzzles bumping cool damp nose bud

palms cupping buzz that tingles

feeling the light prickling where fate line intersects heart and head

waiting for what emerges

what is showing today?

the filmstrip inside my skull splices a never-ending collection of plants

I clearly perceive flowers, leaves of all shapes and colors

they keep coming at me, to me

how do I know them so well?

how do they know me?

in the library that lives in my cellular memory

have I stored and cataloged my interactions with these beings?

Am I a librarian, a botanist, herbalist, healer, a witch?

And why am I so reluctant to remember?

Having loved the plants so long, so well…

has this power brought upon me isolation, demise, misery among men?

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there is fear, post-traumatic tension with excitement braided in

so many of us with herbs and weeds behind our eyelids

were martyred to human need for certainty, control, designations of good and evil

now insight is returning

as are balance, divinity of female and male

squeezing bitter drops of toxic neediness from each polarization

eager to relax and embrace myself and the plants inside of my eyes

Rainbow privilege: a poem

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When black, the life of matter dissolves blood and bone

into chaos and song

Striving to spin golden straw from a hard-won mouth

gasping for voice.

The triumph from darkness tears a rent

into the dark, silent hold of infinity

Opening a portal, ever expanding

The bitter taste of defeat, of tooth shattering repression

springing back from the microcosm of despair

Blossoming upon awakening

into an iridescent spherical pillow, upon which lies spent then restored

a tender head of scrappy curls and weakened limbs.

Privilege of an odyssey chosen

descent into darkness, separation, disease, lack, exploitation

to return in an upwards spiral to a flowering of song

Smatterings of equations, characters behind the screen of appearances

The rainbow is a skin to the light body

akin to the prejudice of a world where matter is real

And where “real” things matter.

Where categories and bodies separate and alone

Solitude dissolves into symphony

When art opens the thousand-winged eyes of a butterfly wing,

revealing truth where

one reality is but a web of close-knitted lies

helped together only by the beliefs held by multitudes.

When white, the life of matter clatters and clinks

like coins against marble, granite, and platinum.

Titanium hard-veined blue and cold, embracing separation from the mirror

believing itself to be the Light, the one the only

Wishing to live in a world that is no mirror

To stand hard, tall, robotic on a stage

casting no shadow

Wishing even to banish shadow behind the hardest and most finite door.

Is the shadow of darkness pure source light?

The gift of shadow is the lovely spiral of growth of a plant towards the sun.

A child emerges into being by choice, fully knowing the challenges to be faced

Then forgetting, contracts dissolved into the meatiness of shade, infant emerges from ether, so brave to confront the unknown.

Human being, all flush with iridescence.

We all come here, draped in forgetfulness.

Draped in the shadow of not knowing who we are, why we are here.

The shadow is the teacher of the light.

Dear rainbow, we thank you.

We, fractal fragments of a single source orchestrator

are here. Breaking away to chip into a kaleidoscopic choking

Then explosion of two hardened discs, black on white

into an expanding iris.

We are the all-seeing light

speaking in rainbow volumes

Bringing the Living Library back to life.

Back to light.

 

From Survive to Thrive: What is in between duality and unity

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Dear readers,

2018 is going to be a year filled with turbulence and change. For many, it will most likely be a terrifying year, but my own heart is soaring with gladness. A sense of knowing tells me that the divine feminine is at last anchoring back into human consciousness. The long lost energies of receptivity, intimacy, patience, kindness, but also the darker feminine witch so long relegated to the collective basement of humanity is returning with its creative and healing powers.

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The deep earthiness of living in complete alignment with Earth energy and consciousness in a physical body, so familiar to plants and to animals, has become foreign to human beings. Divorced from our bodies, our feelings, from one another, and from the consciousness of all things, we have over a period of centuries and millennia, forgotten our innate wisdom and creative abilities and have given nearly all of our personal power away. Living on Earth has been reduced to survival in conditions which are tantamount to living in the dimension called “Hell” by many religions. We are victims, most of the time just getting by. We rely on ourselves for so little, and our emotions and attention are constantly being manipulated by entertainment, news media, politicians, and a sense that we don’t have the ability to provide for ourselves or to keep our bodies healthy.

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How do we move from merely surviving to thriving? How do we move back into our bodies? For me, the answer is both simple and complex. We must learn self-love. We must remember who we are as well as remember the great wisdom and awareness of the plants, the animals, and the Earth herself. Our cultures allow us only to consciously love and accept only a very small part of ourselves and of one another. The majority of our thoughts, feelings, impulses, ideas, desires are not acceptable to other people. And for the most part, our bodies are also not good enough to be loved as is. We are taught to  judge self and others mercilessly from the time we are still in diapers.

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Yet taking back our power and returning to a state of full empowerment requires our willingness to understand that everything is alive and conscious. The conventional education of all children conditions us all, regardless of the cultural background in which we are raised, to perceive the totality of the world which presents an extremely limited and mythological view of life. Thriving requires us to shed the skin of all that we once believed to be real and true and forces us to live in the now.

Here are some examples how all of us give our power away:

  1. We entrust the state of our health to doctors, thinking that so-called experts know more that we do about our own bodies and what we need to be healthy.
  2. We allow other people, also “experts” to tell us what we should or should not eat.
  3. We give away our self-love to people who tell us what is beautiful and what or who deserved to be admired or loved. We begin to criticize the way we look, and our hearts feel sad. This is very detrimental to our health.
  4. We believe that we cannot make a living doing the work we love, using our talents. We give away the majority of the waking hours of our adult lives to doing work that is not satisfying and which does not benefit the well-being of all people, animals, plants, and the planet.
  5. We rely on yet other “experts” to tell us how to relate to other people, including in intimate relationships.
  6. We condition our children to fit into a system, criticizing the parts of their personalities and behaviors, and even medicating them so that they will fit in. By doing this, we give away large portions of our psychic energy.

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Before we can fully take back our power, there is a lot of work to be done. Much of this work we can accomplish by looking within our own hearts and minds and by learning to embrace the parts of self that we have neglected for so long. This is a healing process. We can change our own DNA and modify our own cellular structure by releasing energetic blocks caused by patterns of living and thinking that are harmful to the human as a creative being.

The Earth, as a conscious planetary being, is also evolving and healing, and this evolution involves some turmoil. It is easy to observe the chaos around us as our political, religious, financial, educational, and other institutions and established ways of being that embodied survival, manipulation, and exploitation founder and collapse. This cultural paradigm which required that we allow ourselves, the plants, the animals, the water, air, minerals, and soil to be used as resources is quickly shifting and deconstructing, as is the planet herself.

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The transition between survival and thriving is made more difficult by the fact that most people are still not conscious. There is a lot of fear, anger, and aggression embodied in people and in our institutions and way of life and being. For example, in my neighborhood, there is a considerable amount of crime. Break-ins, car theft, etc. The convention of duality that is so ingrained in people is hard to break. Those who steal embody disrespect of others and lack of self-love. By their actions, they speak a language which expresses that they feel the need to take from others what they feel they don’t deserve or cannot earn. They implicitly believe that the universe is not abundant, but they want to experience abundance through disrespect. Those who are victims of the thieving express fear and anger. They want to protect their way of life and their property. The possibility of a world in which there is enough for everyone and where everyone respects self and others seems unreachable, impossible.

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How can this gap be breached? To create a way of life based on love and respect, it is necessary to face the monsters inside of each of us which prevent us from living together in a loving manner right now. Not everyone is ready to make the leap. Even those who are educated and who believe themselves to be spiritually evolved are not necessarily any further ahead than those who have been less privileged.

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The divine feminine has been suppressed from our cultures, institutions, from the light of day for thousands of years. All of the wisdom needed to create a balanced human being and balanced social structures have been kept from our awareness and out of reach of our love or of our intellect. To become creative beings once again and to let go of the passive-aggressive culture of a repressed feminine will take some work and some time.

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In Dolores Cannon’s 2011 book “The New Earth: The Three Waves of Volunteers”,  she explains that while the Earth undergoes extensive turmoil in the form of mudslides, volcanic eruptions, and possibly a meteor which causes much of land to be temporarily submerged by water, many people will be taken temporarily to another location (another planet?) to weather the storm. I have heard several predictions that seem to indicate this possibility, though the state of our consciousness does seem to determine which timeline or outcome we will choose to experience during these times of turbulence. It will not be the same for everyone.

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There is some impatience within me, as I would love to see more people eager to take a great leap forward, embracing the ability to look inward and to use our consciousness to create new realities from within and with one another. We have such huge potential for love and for the creation of realities which benefit all people, animals, plants, and our beautiful planet. From chaos to a new order does not seem like such a great leap to me, but, then again, I know it is for most of us, who cannot yet imagine a world without struggle or fear. Most people still believe that reality is something fixed that is outside of self, that we do not have the power to change. How wrong they are!

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I am very much looking forward to life on New Earth, and I know that in 2018 my mission will begin to fully unfold and be unveiled even to myself. I hope that I will have the courage to live without compromise, fully aligned with my purpose and my mission to help humanity and the planet in this challenging transition.

 

The name of the rose: unconditional self-love and healing

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Dearest readers,

In western cultural iconography, the rose is the equivalent of what the lotus flower embodies in the eastern hemisphere. Like the lotus, the rose is a symbol of love, the heart, of unconditional love, and of unity consciousness.

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In our current cultural paradigm, healing means fighting disease. As if there were a part of self that needed to be eliminated, a part of self not worthy of love. When I choose to hate some part of myself, such as toenails infected with fungus, what I am really saying is that there is a part of myself that does not deserve my love. By hating that part of myself, what I am really doing is not fighting the “illness”. I am perpetuating the illness by increasing the lock-down of those blocked energies that no longer serve my total health and well-being. I am creating a quarantine in my own body, setting up a barrier in which disease, fungus, viruses, or bacteria thrive, and with my implicit permission, create chaos rather than harmony. The heart, like the rose, is a creator of coherence. Coherence is a term used to denote a pattern of energy that embodies a high vibrational frequency in which all parts create a harmonious pattern.

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Lower vibrational frequencies, or energies that are not organized by a conscious, loving intention, are chaotic. This is not bad in itself, but these energies, like cells in the body, if not always receiving messages of conscious, intentional unconditional love, will obey unconscious or social messages as directions for their behavior or patterning. If our cells, the air we breathe, the water that we drink are chaotic or absorbing the lower density energy patterns of fear, division, duality, chemical poisons rather than those of unity and unconditional love, our bodies shift and organize themselves according to these patterns. We feed these patterns and blueprints into our bodies through the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breathe, the thoughts that we think, and the feelings we allow to course through our hormonal systems.

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In a culture based on division and duality, we are always fighting some part of self. Total love and acceptance of self seem like a challenge so huge as to be impossible. We generally believe that unconditional love for self and for others is practically out of reach for human beings grounded in a physical body on the Earth plane.

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Yet if we wish to heal and to live whole lives in  harmony with self and others, we must master self-love. Unconditional self-love.

The rose carries the pink ray – a light encoded frequency that speaks the language of unconditional love. If you speak to your body and use rose water, or imagine roses or a pink light healing your cells, you are unifying your cells, your body, your emotions, your heart with the unified field of all that is. By consciously creating coherence, you are choosing to return to integrity and wholeness. This is healing. It is our true nature to be actively and consciously connected to the entirety of creation.

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With the language and love of the unity that is the rose, it is possible to heal our bodies, our lives, our minds, hearts, our communities, our relationships. What part or parts of your body do you find difficult to love? Where do you judge yourself, and what do you judge in others? By asking myself these questions, I can begin to perceive the parts of myself and the areas in others on which I project judgment of self as the targets for self-love. Where I am lacking or believe I am not good enough, not beautiful enough is where I hurt myself. The parts of my body which constantly love and support me are not being supported by my consciousness.

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When I fail to give full gratitude to my body and cellular structure for the magnificent work that is done in my behalf every moment of every day and night since birth and until the death of this physical body, I am failing myself. I may ingest chemicals or plant-based substances, hoping to heal my body. But if I am fighting or opposing what I perceive as lack, disease, a part of self that is less than perfect, then I cannot heal. The medication is not so important as the intention that is administered at the same time as the medication  is ingested. I may eat only organic foods, but if I fail to love myself unconditionally, my health may still be impaired.

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Healing is totality, holism, harmony of all parts. Disease or dysfunction is where blocked energy and lack of self-love become ingrained in the cellular structure. If I choose to give unconditional love and gratitude to these areas of my being, physical, mental, emotional, then I can also give permission for these blocked energies to be released back into the unified field and transformed back into light forms that can be used as effective creative energy for new purposes.

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All is light, all is energy. The rose is a flower, but it is also an energy pattern which holds healing properties, if we allow ourselves to tap into the energetics of unconditional love.

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Self-love is probably the most challenging type of love to master. As long as we think of ourselves, as we have been taught, to judge self very harshly and to judge others somewhat harshly, we will live in separation and find unconditional love out of reach. Our bodies, our emotional well-being suffer when we live outside of self-love. We struggle, we feel we are victims, and creative mastery of our lives and fully intentional living remain in the realm of hopes and dreams.

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I choose to speak aloud to my skin, my scalp, my hair follicles, my spider veins, my toenails. With the image of the rose, rose quartz, and with naturally perfumed rose water, I apply not only the essence of the flower, but also the message of the flower into my cellular structure. Using affirmative words of unconditional love, I release all judgment of self. All blocked energies from ancestral family patterns, childhood conditioning, social instruction are consciously and intentionally released and transmuted back into love and pure light.

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We have all been living our entire lifetimes in a very difficult, dense, fear-filled world. This collective reality is heavy, and it is hard for sensitive, empathic beings to function and flourish in these energy constructs of unbalanced masculinity, suppressed femininity, lack, and division.

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Bringing in the energy of the rose, the divine feminine, and balancing of the masculine and feminine energies is very healing for the body, mind, and the emotional body.

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I choose the heart-centered life. I choose to talk to my cells, to my plants, even cut flowers and herbs. They all have awareness and consciousness. They know when they are loved. Unconditional love is the power that heals and extends life. Cut plants thrive longer when they are spoken words of unconditional love.

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The rose teaches a powerful and beautiful lesson that is simple and within reach for all of us. Unconditional love is not other-worldly. It is part of our human heart and an innate ability that each of us carry. A return to innocence allows us to speak to all of the plants, animals, to all of the trillions of cells in our own body. As a child does, we can play with these energies and know that invisible worlds live inside and around us. We have the power to create new worlds and to play, to enjoy our lives and our bodies, just as they are, with gratitude and love.

Unmuting our connection to the natural world

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Dearest readers,

For thousands of years, we, as human beings, have accepted on one level to forget our identities and true abilities. And now, we are living in an unique time, where we are beginning to remember how powerful we once were and can be again. Beginning to know once again that we are sovereign beings and creators. That we don’t need religion, corporations, or governments to control us and to run our lives. That together, we co-create realities with the Universe. We choose to create harmony or disharmony. What we imagine is what we experience.

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When reading from ancient texts, at least what is given to us to peruse and not hidden away, we see that the peoples of civilizations that no longer exist, and some that still do (the indigenous peoples of Australia, South and Central America, the Native peoples of North America, Greenland, Siberia, parts of Europe, Africa, and Asia) were able to see and interact with beings that we currently are not able to perceive with our 3-D vision. Indigenous peoples of the world have always communicated with fairies, devas, gnomes, trolls, monsters, star people, clouds, volcanoes, trees, crystals, plants, unicorns, and other beings that we have assumed as simply inventions of the imagination.

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As we begin to remember, we start to realize that these beings are still very real. They are simply not visible or perceivable from our 3-D density. We need to raise our frequency in order to step up into a different level of reality, shifting our perception to a new reality. Once we step out of the restrictive box in which we have chosen to live, inside of our heads, down into our hearts, the world comes alive again with wonder. We find our own power again when we begin to listen, slow down, and see the true beauty and fantastic nature of reality.

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The other day, I listened to an interview on YouTube with a man who has devoted his life to crystals, and he described his relationship with his quartz crystals, each of which is unique. He talks to them, asks them questions, listens to them.

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When you understand that everything that we perceive and all that we don’t yet perceive is made up of conscious energy forms and that light, sound, air, and water carry information, then the manner in which you perceive and interact with your reality changes.

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Just as you can interact with stones, rocks, crystals, the Earth as a conscious planet, you can also interact with plants and trees. All human beings possess this latent ability, and some of us have greater stored experiences in these areas than others. Our human languages actually restrict our ability to communicate with the other non-human language speaking entities on and off of our planet. Once you accept that you are able to communicate with animals, plants, rocks, extra-terrestrial beings, and terrestrial beings that you cannot currently see…anything at all, you become more receptive to this possibility.

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Little by little, it becomes easier to talk to non-verbal beings, or beings whose language we have not learned at home or at school. Listening, however, is more challenging. As human beings, we have learned to be very busy. Listening is not our best skill, because it requires patience and is an ability in which multi-tasking is a hindrance rather than a help. After slowing down and asking questions, the next step to communicating with plants, animals, insects, rocks is to be silent and to wait. The answers may not come right away. They may not arrive in the form of words. Pictures, sounds, events, scents, a sense of knowing, or memories may be triggered. By learning to observe your body, your inner sight or intuition, your dreams, and what happens around you outside in the world, you will begin to understand the poetic language of the heart of reality. This is the place where art and science intersect.

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It is said that the human heart is a portal or gateway to other realms. It is a star gate, just as a spider web or an archway may also be a portal. By becoming more sensitive to our inner worlds as well as to the subtle details of the world around us, as it unfolds to us, moment by moment, we unmute our connection to what we now call the physical world.

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You can ask your body, your organs and cellular structure any question for which you seek an answer. Wait for the response, and learn how your body communicates with you. It will be different from person to person. Learn to understand the plants that live inside and outside your house. Get to know them and observe how they change from day to day. Be patient. Slow down. Stay in the moment. Think about what you really would like to know about yourself, about life, your health, the planet, and the nature of reality. The plants, rocks, insects, animals, and the planet have been here for many millions of years, and they have a lot of knowledge and information stored within.

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We have ignored the source of so much discovery by muting our connection to our home planet and her inhabitants. In fact, we have muted our connection to our own bodies by isolating ourselves inside our heads and restricting knowledge to information that we have learned from others, not trusting our own intuition and our own ability to interact with the myriads of beings who are our natural family.

Awaken your intuition. Unmute your connection to the planet, and the beginning of a wonderful journey awaits you!

 

**Some of the photos featured in this post (1,2,6,7 – from top to bottom) were taken by my son, Lucas, in Finland.

 

The new gardener: frugal, intuitive, compassionate

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Dearest readers,

As more and more humans come to realize that everything that exists is a representation of an energetic frequency, and that this energy is a vehicle for consciousness, our view of plants, rocks, soil, and inanimate objects is entirely revised.

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We can, if we choose to do so, communicate with plants, with the Earth, with rocks, with trees. As in Feng Shui, we can intuit where to place rocks or plants in a holistic and harmonious manner that promotes beneficial states of being for both people and plants. Going even deeper, we can ask the trees, the plants, the rocks where they would like to be placed.

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If you are a compassionate gardener on a budget, there are many ways to work with the planet to create a place of beauty without spending much money at all.

This past week while walking my dog in a fairly affluent area, the flow of the Universe brought me a series of free plants that their “owners” had chosen to discard. These plants were healthy and full of life. Some had dried up flowers that needed to be dead-headed, but were otherwise fine! Within the space of two days, I had acquired four chrysanthemums, including a very large pot, one huge fern, and an aloe plant. All awaiting a certain fate as compost until I came along!

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Another way to fill your garden with plants is to choose perennials and plants which multiply and spread. There are many plants that do this, including day lilies, irises and other bulbs, ground covers such as phlox, creeping jenny, and a multitude of others. If you are sufficiently patient, with the purchase of a single plant, within a few years, you can have several flower beds and containers full of beautiful flowering plants and draping ground covers and accent plants.

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Many plants such as succulents will grow roots when simply broken from the mother plant and placed in the soil. Others will root when placed in water – geraniums, jasmine, and many flowering plants will easily grow roots and thus be multiplied without your having to buy multiple plants. On your walks, you may come across bits of cacti which have fallen off the mother plant. Stick them in the ground, and they will grow!

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Community social networks such as Nextdoor are a great resource to trade or obtain free plants. Many people thin their flower beds at various times of year. I have gotten canna lilies, day lilies, irises, and hellebores that now grace my garden through the loving kindness of neighbor gardeners!

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Sometimes our animal friends or air currents bring us wild plants that can become lovely additions to our gardens. I have wild ferns that I have moved around, and wild violets and strawberries can be delightful, though they can also become invasive.

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Another great tip for the frugal gardener is to re-purpose or re-use mulch materials that other people discard. In the southern United States, there is an abundance of pine trees, and pine straw is an excellent ground cover/mulch used to maintain moisture while keeping insects away. It is attractive, light-weight, and when fresh, is a lovely orange color. When purchased at big box stores such as the Home Depot or Lowes, pine straw can cost as much as $4 per bale. When neighbors bag up pine straw for pick up by local sanitation workers, each bag is the equivalent of about two bales, and is absolutely free. Sometimes I offer to help neighbors rake in exchange for their pine straw. It takes about forty bales to cover the landscaped area in my front yard, and this process allows me to meet neighbors, have beautiful fresh pine straw, and to save quite a bit of money!

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You may ask how does one communicate with plants, rocks, or trees? It is really very simple, but it requires the ability to tune in, look inward, be patient, to activate your third eye, and to open your heart. Intuition means learning from your own inner knowing. For the truth is that we already know everything or have access to all that we do need to know. We simply need to remember that we possess these innate abilities and remember how to access them. The more we practice, the easier it gets.

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For example, you either have the plant or rock in front of you, or you simply imagine it in your mind’s eye. You can verbalize aloud or simply think the words in your mind, but clearly express the intent of your request. Then wait for an answer. It may not come in a linear way. It may appear in the form of a synchronistic event. It may flash as an image in your mind’s eye. You may sense a knowing of what to do without any words or images at all. Because all of creation is inter-connected, we are all part of a world-wide web of knowing, communicating, interacting at all times. Plants and rocks are not objects to be discarded or purchased. They are conscious beings. They are our neighbors and our friends.

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The conscious gardener cannot discard a plant, trim a tree, pull a weed without the thought: “How am I influencing this being?” What is this tree, weed, or plant feeling right now?” It is a paradigm shift for the gardener, for we all have been conditioned to think of plants, rocks, soil, trees, as silent passive objects without much importance or connection to us. We are taught to think of them as decorative elements that make a landscape look pretty. Few of us realize that they are thoughtful, have strategies, desires, and fears, just as we do.

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The intuitive, compassionate new gardener has a heart full of respect and gratitude for the plant world. Sometimes we are not sure how to deal with the complexity of this new (to us) interactive relationship with the plant kingdom and with the planet herself, but to simply be open to learn, to remember to show gratitude, and to begin to ask questions, to ask permission when moving or cutting plants, is a good start!

Returning to the Garden

 

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Hello dearest readers,

Have you ever had the feeling that something is missing from your life, or that you can’t quite remember just why you are here, living on Earth in the body you now inhabit?

I suspect that most of us who take the slightest amount of time and effort to be reflective and look inward have experienced these sensations of yearning or emptiness.

What is it that we humans have lost and wish to regain? Where did we once live where we felt entirely fulfilled and where our talents and emotions were fully engaged?

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My personal suspicion is that some of the answers to these questions lie in the myth we call “The Garden of Eden” and the story of Adam and Eve. The avatar couple had all of their needs met while living in beautiful Eden. They experienced no shame or guilt, and automatically knew to love themselves without question. All of their needs were met. They did not need to work, nor did they experience suffering in order to learn. There was no karma there, nor was there sickness or death. Adam and Eve were powerful, but there was no power over others, no competition. There was God above them, but God was friendly and always helpful. Not the frightening God of the Old Testament always threatening to kill, erase, plunder, or crush the disobedient.

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So what happened? What really happened that reduced the power of the human being and introduced all of us to lack, separation, suffering, death, and judgment of self and others? What took us away from our true human nature, beauty, alignment with the planet, all animals and plants and self? How did we lose our power to be always healthy and even immortal?

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The event that is ascribed to Eve (without permission) eating and sharing the fruit from the Tree of Knowledge is an ambiguous lynch pin. What about the Tree of Life? Why did the serpent (who had legs at the time) want the humans to learn about separation, living in the head, competition, lack, pain, karma, death? Why did the humans choose this experience and abdicate totality, beauty, magic, love, peace, and immortality?

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I do believe that consciousness is an ever-evolving process, and that in order to be fully conscious, fully grateful, and completely appreciative and aware of the beauty and power that is nature and that is human, perhaps Adam and Eve chose to experience separation from truth and separation from self. According to R. Crumb’s cartoon version of Genesis (see illustrations), God appears jealous and unwilling to give the freedom to Adam and Eve, once conscious of their lot, to choose immortality and god status as co-creators of realities. I don’t agree with his assessment, which poses God as a fiendish, google-eyed, harsh being of judgment and separation, and not an infinitely powerful creator and force of unlimited love.

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When we live in our minds (which is what the Tree of Knowledge represents), we give up a way of life that is fully connected, intuitive, and conceptual. We give up living from the heart, and we give up our full gifts and power.  We become susceptible to influence and manipulation. When we give up our own powers and connection to all that is, we can be tricked. The ideas of others and a reality created by others is suddenly more important that our own ability to create realities that please us and make us happy and fulfilled. We give up our own godhood and position as a conscious artist in the Universe.

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I believe that humanity is now experiencing a return to the garden. We are beginning to remember, individually and collectively, what it is to live from the heart. To be reconnected to our intuition, to the planet, to the Universe itself. We have fully experienced what it is to be separate, powerless, vulnerable, victims. Now we are taking our power as well as our personal responsibility back, and it is a very exciting time to be alive.

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As Gaia tosses much of humanity about in powerful storms and earthquakes, some of us remember that the planet’s consciousness is connected to our own. And we talk to her, give her thanks for her gifts. We ask her to gentle the storms and to work with us to re-create a new way for humans to live compassionately and cooperatively with all of nature. We learn from the outcomes of these terrible earth events to help one another and remember how good it feels to know we are connected and united as one with every other human and animal on the planet.

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As humans hurt and maim one another in wars and terrorist attacks, those who still live fully in separation thrive on fear. Our media continues to feed unquestioning listeners on the pap of fear, and so many gobble it up, not realizing that we each have the power to work together to create the realities we want to experience. More and more people around the world are rejecting war, conflict, violence as conflict resolution. Increasingly, the omnipresence of fear as news will be decreasing. Returning to the garden is a gradual process, but we can speed it up.

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The more we are hopeful and positive in our thoughts, choices, and actions, the more quickly we create an atmosphere of positive change. Working with one another instead of against one another is a move back towards the garden. Honoring intuition, art, conceptual thinking is another way of moving humanity closer to our true nature.

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Restoring dignity to the feminine, reducing self-judgment and focusing on self-love are other ways to return to Eden. The process has begun, and it cannot be reverted. Humanity has completed the experience of separation, and those who have thrived and profited from what some people call “the service to self” system do whatever they can to prolong our pain and their gains. By refusing to cooperate with an idea that we all live in a single dimension in a single reality, we take back our power. By refusing to constantly react to “news” that presents our collective experience of reality as a fearful one in which we are constantly in need of self-protection from our fellow man and woman, we also empower ourselves.

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Living from the heart will be very new to many. Most people are completely out of touch with their intuition, and most of us have deeply ingrained habits involving judging self and others and feeling as if we must grasp onto what we have in order to survive. Yet, little by little, we will realize that with the power of our minds and hearts, we can create everything that we all need and desire. Beauty and magic are literally at our fingertips, trembling.

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I am very excited to be alive right now. Even though turmoil shakes the very core of the worlds of so many, I am breathing in beauty, wisdom, and love as I type these words onto my keyboard. We can choose what we experience. Now and always. I live in the garden now, and every day I explore new places and possibilities within this magical domain. Will you come join me?

I speak for the weeds (a poem)

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From a matrix of sand, spewing gravel, humus, and a heartfelt explosion

of abundance

I sing unending joy. I drive, poke, peek, push

From within the ranks of green soldiers constantly mown down in an acceptance of defeat

I rise up, we rise up, diverse, tangled, fleshy, juicy, untamed

We are the voice and talents of our beloved undomesticated mother.

Living unframed, we are the wild women

shamed into invisibility or porn

Our abilities mostly unseen, our beauty defamed

We are pushed outside the acceptable window of vision

Those who purportedly seek status, perfection, power

cannot see us

We know no hierarchy

Only freedom entices us. We are the artists and purveyors of the green side of the brain

The heart of darkness of humanity has plunged us into a blind eye

plumbed the heart of being into a footnote.

Yet we embody the feminine power of birth, life,  healing, and the creative juice

Infinite shapes, textures, chemicals, potentials, striving

We remain pure, never hybridized, not studied, used, developed

Just poisoned, attacked, eliminated

We bother the perfect unity of control. We are not an image with which you can comfort yourself

We hear of the genocide of peoples

We are told of the extermination of animals

The endangerment of species

Yet here we live, wild

in the perfection of multiplicity

An infinite expression of life force

We are the motion inside of you

The water that feeds you

The medicine that heals you

We are the voice of love from your mother

The mother you never embrace, thank, or appreciate. Your toes have not wriggled near our roots and the worms for so long.

Yet our contact would restore you to balance and bring you peace and health.

I speak for the weeds, whose passionate expression of indomitable life cannot be crushed

Remember, gardener.

What are you growing? Who are you helping? What are you creating?

We are here to help.

 

A layered imagination: receiving and transmitting light

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Hello dearest readers,

Something happened to me recently in my imagination which I have never experienced before. I was playing out an active imaginary scene in my mind’s eye, when another image which was not intentionally orchestrated by my conscious self came and layered itself on top of my virtual movie. Like an overlay in Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop, the image of some plants was translucent but clearly visible.

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This set me to thinking that there is either more than one source to the imagination, or more than one frequency of consciousness in which imagination can simultaneously play out. In other words, we can function on several channels at the same time, emitting and receiving imagery on various levels. In fact, perhaps I was transmitting my images in my conscious scenario that I was playing out. Maybe someone received my transmission and was responding to me.

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Like a television that has multiple windows so we can watch more than one channel at the same time, our mind’s eye could very well be a receiver/transmitter. A sort of smartphone-like device that sends and receives  images.

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In a holographic universe, where all of consciousness is entangled, we are constantly sending and receiving encoded messages here on Earth and perhaps beyond the confines of our planet. From what I understand, what we have been told is our junk DNA is in fact, when activated, responsible for our being fully connected to all information in the universe.

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I have been working hard at cleansing myself of conditioned programs – all of the aspects of the social paradigm that keep us working jobs we hate, locked into fear, judgment of self and others, blame, shame, self-loathing, lack, and general misery. The more I clear out, the more room there is to receive and emit light and love – which are the fundamental characteristics of a free human being. It is exciting to think about creating without fear. Simply being my true self, but also communicating and sharing with other creative beings anywhere. We are our own Internet, and once we become fully online and connected, we won’t need technology as we know it any more.

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I am looking forward to the day when I will be able to communicate instantly with plants and animals. Outside of the conceptual confines of time and space, I imagine seeing and hearing the sounds and sights of a fully alive and connected universe. As I shut down the chatter of my conditioned mind and shift my intelligence down to my heart and throughout my entire body, I begin to see with all of my cells. Sometimes, in the middle of the night, between waking and sleep, I can see the geometric codes of reality, alive and flowing. Our reality is a living kaleidoscope, and we are part of this fabulous design.

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