Expansive Life

file000428418542We often forget the expansiveness of Life. We live in rooms within buildings within neighborhood within towns within states within countries within hours within days within weeks and we forget how large and timeless it all truly is. This compartmentalization makes some feel safe and others feel trapped. John Muir once wrote, “The grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never dried all at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls.” And within these words we remember. Our soul reminds us of the many worlds some only visit in dreams, it reminds us of the lives across the globe who we do not touch flesh to flesh, yet our hearts still can beat as one, and of the ancestors before us who still visit and remind us of our lineage. We remember that we are not meant to be small. We remember we are all one. We remember that many also hold the wants and hopes we hold within our heart.

When we begin to remember just how vast our opportunities can be we see possibilities in everything. Wefile000272561395 see lessons everywhere. We find beauty in the single blade of grass, in the dried seed casing, and in the eyes of a stranger. We are able to walk through our day with an understanding that to be fully in this moment means bringing attention to all that is here and now, not to get lost or give attention and energies to yesterday or tomorrow. We then are the divine audience to the wonders of life, others and ours. We honor and celebrate, we witness and take part and we live fully in the moment at hand with appreciation of what is offered us.

Blessings ~ Lisa

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