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Saving Graces

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Every tiny bud, a sign that life is returning.

As the Sun always rises after the dark night, as the Moon always becomes full again after emptying herself to darkness, Spring always returns to chase away Winter’s slumber. Light always returning after the passing of the dark.

It never ceases to amaze me, all the cycles in nature, reflected within ourselves. Everything, waning and waxing. Always in cycles.

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The Season Of Renewal

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Listen.
Listen to what is true.
Listen to the beat of your own Sacred Heart.
Remember it. Take refuge there.

Renewal comes in cycles.

As Spring approaches we are given the opportunity to come out from under Winter’s cloak, shake off the quiet slumber and choose again. Choose again the direction that our beating Sacred Heart whispers to us to follow. Listen.

Anahata Yantra carving on watercolor paper.

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Seasons Of The Soul

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Things seen and unseen, known and unknown
What is shown and what is hidden
And the medicine of time and readiness.

This October Full Moon‬ has me straining Rose petal tincture and contemplating our cycles of hiding. We are continuously changing, whether we truly notice it or not, and at times these changes bring us into the light while other times we’d rather stay in the shadows. Neither is good or bad but simply the different seasons of our souls.

“HIDING is a way of staying alive. Hiding is a way of holding ourselves until we are ready to come into the light. Hiding is one of the brilliant and virtuoso practices of almost every part of the natural world.

Hiding is underestimated. Hiding done properly is the internal faithful promise for a proper future emergence. What is real is almost always to begin with, hidden, and does not want to be understood by the part of our mind that mistakenly thinks it knows what is happening. What is precious inside us does not care to be known by the mind in ways that diminish its presence.

Hiding is creative, necessary and beautifully subversive of outside interference and control. Hiding leaves life to itself, to become more of itself. Hiding is the radical independence necessary for our emergence into the light of a proper human future.”

Excerpted from “Hiding” in Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words by David Whyte

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Moon Mail

The Moon My Compass
{A short poem}

I don’t know the way
Out of this deep dark.
The Moon my guide
Compass to my heart
Sheds the Light
{In cycles} one step at a time.

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Moon Mail – A Mail Art Project

 

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We Move In Circles And In Cycles

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By Jenn Lui

As The Phoenix Falls {A Poem}
By Jenn Lui

You say you’ve been transformed
and that you’ve found your way
but how different do we really become.

One step forward sometimes ten steps back
and we find ourselves at the beginning again
Alchemy’s many disguises.

Walls are closing in while you react
Keep burning through the noose
Just keep burning through the noose.

Given the chance to rise above
to transmute fear and pain
trapped and stifled by ego’s demands

We move in circles and in cycles
we never really stay the same
yet never stray far away from our true nature.

Keep burning through the noose
to rise again and fall once more
to rise again.

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