Knowledge and information experienced with compassion become wisdom. As we learn about ourselves and our environment, we gain consciousness about self. This is not self-consciousness, but rather self-awareness. And as each of us learns more about who we are and how we create our environment, we start to gain information, knowledge, and wisdom about the whole, the One, Divine Source, the centre and core of who we all are, together.
There is a whole attitude shift between giving up on something and letting go of it. It’s as vast a difference as an about face. Giving up feels like failure, like losing, like being pulled into the mire. Letting go has the energy of releasing, moving on, looking forward to what’s next.
Whether we are letting go of finding work, or of finding a partner, or even of staying alive, we can choose whether to be sad about the past or hopeful for the future. Keeping on keeping on is tiring.
My mother collects elephants.
I wonder what the collective term is for elephants. Oh, yes. It’s “herd.”
Well, this isn’t really a herd, because these aren’t living elephants: they’re china and plastic and one is sparkly, and one is actually ebony, with the original ivory tusks removed. Just like in real life.
Some of them are white, some are black, and some are multicolored.
Some of them are large and some of them are tiny.
I thought she would stop collecting them
I get daily quotes from the the non-profit Association for Research and Enlightenment that Edgar Cayce founded in 1931. Once in a while, certain quotes seem really applicable to the choices that people make, such as this one.
Thus ye may find in thy mental and spiritual self, ye can make thyself just as happy or just as miserable as ye like. How miserable do ye want to be?
May the Christ Light within each one of us fill our souls with Light to guide us on our highest path and purpose.
As medical intuitive, teacher, and Hay House author Caroline Myss says, “life is a spiritual journey” (page 362 of Sacred Contracts).
Here’s the whole quote:
We aren’t meant to solve all the mysteries in our life, of course. Rather, we are meant to explore the mysteries and discover ourselves one piece of our spirit at a time. Gradually we become whole, more conscious, more aware that life is a spiritual journey and everything else is make-believe.
When I’m aware of synchronicity, I always know that I’m noticing something important.
In the last while, I’ve come across three references to people blowing into conch shells for the beautiful sounds that they make: in Chapter Fourteen of Judy Satori’s Sunshine Before the Dawn (I’m currently editing the text for its 2nd edition), in the Bhagavad