Being Presence



Sunny Radiance of India

Sunny Radiance of India

Many people have words that describe the state of mindfulness, being present, taking time to slow down, but I seem to have discovered a precise description for myself that encompasses simplicity of a state of being.  “Being Presence” the expansive embrace of mindlessness….coining the phrase Live you Divinity, Just do it!” is a contradictory in terms that requires reflection… or should it be….”Live your Divinity, Just be it!


My time in Goa so far has been one of intense intimate and honest reflection.  In truth, experiencing another level of “Spiritual Stretching“.  It encompasses my intention to be open in a state of receiving from others in ways I have never done before.  The key word is softening in my heart, to a place of the feminine where I am open to be taken care of. Sounds lovely, but not easy from my life experience of being a single mother…..self employed and the story goes on…..intense re programming.  With no permanent home to go back to….non attachment is demanded of me on so many levels….experiencing freedom in ways I never thought could be defined, physically, emotionally mentally and now spiritually..  Trusting in a power bigger than myself to guide me, believing in my heart.  Choosing to be devoted to the honest voice within myself.  Those voices you hear….listen….it is easier than the struggle of disbelief.

With constant power outages, I find time to write…One of the many things, I think, us as Canadians, take for granted.  We are looking for high speed….In India…you are lucky to get a connection.  Another voice, release and let go…It is India…the lesson serves me in other ways reminding me to slow down, have acceptance of what is and compassion with myself ….If there are struggles… I reflect on what I am truly responsible for…very often I am taking on something that isn’t mine….I consciously release it  and witness what happens….does a new reality present itself?….do other individuals step in? Play with the the intention to release the responsibilities you have for a few days and see what happens….you can always step in again.

This is my exploration in India….it has brought great peace to me and I look forward to sharing it with others. Reaching another depth of my journey as a spiritual being in this physical reality.  Have great compassion with yourself and others….play the game of life with joy….and free yourself on all levels ……I am FREE.

In reflection:  Do I create the space to take the time and acknowledge the wisdom of mother nature when it is right in front of me?  Receive in your heart, her beauty and it will fuel your spirit….

Inspired by my conversations with Michael Wenger, President of the Hoffman Institute, Italy.  




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