Love opens the way…..to truth,to life and living….fear has no part to play when the heart loves,when the heart is tender and loving and kind……nothing blocks its path.It does not say, I will be friends to only those I like or to those who give me what I need( selfishly)……….Love opens to all,just like the rain and sun supplies the earth with nourishment,love will help and be an aide to anyone,to everyone without wanting anything back…….it stipulates no conditions!
What seemingly feels or look imperfect is already perfect as it is!
Every moment where we stand in presence,it is a moment of grace and blessings…we can access it within……..wisdom and love are innately ready to guide and lead………only we hold the answers, only we can own and take responsibilities for whatever we avail to be or do……………
Applying mindfullness and being aware of all that goes on within our being,in our thoughts,in our feelings, in our speech and in our actions is truly being vigilant and wise …. it is like carrying a torchlight/flashlight while walking along a dark path instead of trying to be foolishly heroic to think its safe to walk in darkness without a light……………
Resurrection of the Self
To resurrect means to bring back something or someone from the dead.In the spiritual sense,it means to raise the the ignorant(dormant/dead) consciousness into a higher level of conscience,therefore raising awareness!
After the death of the ego-centered self,there comes an arising……
A new consciousness,an awakened state of heightened awareness.The state of ‘waking up’to the truth.
In this state there is the feeling of losing everything,being nothing,being no-one,yet it feels at the same time like having everything and being everything…..the Oneness and totality of existence is experienced.The body,mind and soul have integrated to become One…..there is no fragmentation of thinking and feeling,the mind has been quelled and the heart has regained its purified status and capability of loving without conditions and limitations….it has become Infinite,Eternal…..an end to samsaric phenomenon(a continuous recycling of birth and death).
This is the meditation of Self awakening………..to be reborn….as Jesus says..”unless anyone be born again,he cannot enter the kingdom of Heaven”.Here Jesus talks about being born in the Spirit…..in today’s version,its about transformation of the self,a new growth,a shift of consciousness ,a renewed life,death to the old habituated ways of life/living and deluded perceptions.Death to the old-self has occured in resurrection of consciousness.
In the dying process,it has emptied and purified itself of all afflictive states……its original innate states of love and wisdom are restored!
Like a child being born into the light after being in darkness in its mother’s womb for all those months………..
Contemplate a child at play….the purity of heart at the way it runs and plays carefree and unburdened,the innocence of the child as it looks at everything in awe and wonder,it laughs and giggles when it sees a butterfly flitting by…it is not afraid to simply be,to trust,to know that it is being taken care of and guarded.It carries no worries or anxieties over what to eat or where to sleep……….
So too is the new Self,is child-like(trusting) and pure of heart(sincere) in all endeavours.Like a snake that has undergone the painful process of shedding its old worn out skin,it is triumphant to show the new one.
After its rebirth, the new Self will only live in the Present…it has died to the past and knows that the future is unpredictable,uncertain and unknown……..everything is impermanent……its status is in the constant Now!
The new Self does not partake in the influences and chaos of the world,it understands and feels compassion towards it…as Jesus said…..”be in this world but not of it”…………………
The tomb is empty…….do not look for the old self there…it has Risen(transcended)…it is free!
Face your darkest moment with the lighted candle of courage burning within you!
Slowly when we realise all those that no longer benefit our spiritual growth towards peace, kindness,joy and love……let them all go! Be like the tree that sheds its dead leaves! New leaves will grow ………………..
Each and every human being carries within us the Divine masterpiece, a collage of kindness, tenderness, mercy,forgiveness,joyfulness,peacefulness and love………….so why do we need to compete, be envious and selfish,to be fooled by the false glitters of the world,to hold grudges/aversions and animosity,why are we against one another,why are we aggravated by the slightest annoyance of each other….when we are filled with treasures that is compared to the kingdom of Heaven that even sovereigns cannot contain within their palaces……why then we not want to undertake this great task of uncovering/discovering,displaying these innate riches within the self?