Hear from Me this Secret ~ An Imbolc Meditation

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shutterstock_67386007Listen to my words.  

Come to me, come to me, through woods and streams and city streets.  Come from dark places and bright, full of body-wisdom and head-knowing and heart-opening.  Hear my voice in birdsong and car horn and swift breeze.  See me as black fertile soil and dry sandy hillside and grey concrete.  I am in all of those, and my changes are words in the language I use to speak to you.  

At this time of year, my Beloved is just beginning, as you are beginning.  He is the new shoots of green pushing up through rain-dark earth.  He seeks growth, as you do.  

Do you wish to find Him, to love Him and grow with Him?  

Do you want me to tell you Your true meaning, Your destiny?  Then hear from my lips this secret:  your destiny is not the place you end up.  It is every step you take.  It is who you are, not where you go.  shutterstock_134571920

Listen to my words:  There are many ways to get discouraged.  Sometimes the steps of your path will feel like endless trudging that gets you nowhere.  You may feel that you are so busy helping others on their path that you have lost your own.  

Here is another part of the secret:  wherever you walk, large steps or small, I am with you.  

And another:  when you help others, in love, you need not step off your path to do it.  

Remember, your foot makes the path.  A path that is worn down is only where many others have already walked.   The courage that burns in your heart when you are willing to go where is needed and do what is required is the same flame that burns in the heart of God.  

Do you wish to find God, to love Him and grow with Him?  

Then breathe.   shutterstock_42901648Let the breath you take in feed the flame that is the Soul Fire of God within You.  His bravery is your bravery.  His direction is your direction.  Feel His strength fill you.  Breathe it in, listen it in, take it in, in every way you can.  Fill yourself with His presence.  

And when you are ready, open your eyes… go to the Mirror.  Go, and see God in yourself.   You have found Him.

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