Sunday, January 1, 2012

Paradigm Shift in Conscious Awareness of Self

Archetype InI have embodied until this moment in time:

"Sister of Sorrow"

Internally, InI know, this is not the whole truth of who I am. It is not the fullest expression of my soul.

Within my heart, I know myself to be a joyous soul; full of laughter and song, hope, faith, peace, and love.

Sorrow has been the mantle I have willingly worn... until now. In this very moment my awareness is shifting - the paradigm of what I have consciously been aware of as my life is shifting... It is beginning to feel as if I can now remove this "mantle" - "cloak" I have worn in service to the One and humanity. With this awareness also comes a profound knowing that this portion of me, my soul, will never be lost AND it is not the fullest expression of the whole truth of who I am.


This is a time of birth - the labor pains have been great and may continue yet for some time for 'I' do not control the timing of this birth - I am participating in this birth with the One, with God as I understand God.


Of Joy and Sorrow - Kahil Gibran

On Joy & Sorrow 


  Then a woman said, "Speak to us of Joy and Sorrow."
      And he answered:
      Your joy is your sorrow unmasked.
      And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears.
      And how else can it be?
      The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.
      Is not the cup that hold your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter's oven?
      And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives?
      When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy.
      When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
      Some of you say, "Joy is greater than sorrow," and others say, "Nay, sorrow is the greater."
      But I say unto you, they are inseparable.
      Together they come, and when one sits alone with you at your board, remember that the other is asleep upon your bed.
      Verily you are suspended like scales between your sorrow and your joy.
      Only when you are empty are you at standstill and balanced.
      When the treasure-keeper lifts you to weigh his gold and his silver, needs must your joy or your sorrow rise or fall. 

The Prophet

Kahil Gibran