You all know how we are a Hate Free Zone here, right? Well, maybe everyone but me. There is a portion* of the population that, up until this point, I was unkind towards. A wee bit judge-y, one might say.
*No, not the Mal-warts/Pappa John’s/UPS folks. But I do detest and boycott them.
A truism, and not pretty. But I’m admitting it now. Today’s message, and accompanying dream (wow, super freaking clear and precise) made an enormous change in how I view this group.
Without compromising your beliefs,
release the judgement.
When we are able to view everyone as part of us, another bit of the whole, we no longer hold them away, as other. This is a Universal Law, and we know it. But we don’t always feel it.
I totally felt it this afternoon. And I am tellin’ you, that lightening bolt of clarity, that enlightenment, it was bright and it was fucking amazing!
On our card altar, we’ve returned to the regular rotation. Just in time to get this duo. Who, at first, might not look like they go together, or even go on this page. Believe me. This pair absolutey does.
“Celebration ~ 3 ~ Water: Emotions
These three women dancing in the wind and the rain remind us that celebration never need depend on outside circumstances. We need not wait for a special holiday or a formal occasion, nor a sunny cloudless day. True celebration arises from a joy that is first experienced deep within, and spills over into an overflow of song and dance and laughter, and yes, even tears of gratitude.
When you choose this card, it indicates that you are becoming more and more available and open to the many opportunities that are to celebrate in this life, and to spread this by contagion to others. Don’t bother about scheduling a party on your calendar. Let your hair down, take your shoes off, and start splashing in the puddles right now. The party is happening all around you every moment!
Mind ~ Page of Clouds ~ Mastery of Mind
This is what happens when we forget that the mind is meant to be a servant, and to allow it to run our lives. The head is filled with mechanisms, the mouth is ranting and raving, and the whole surrounding atmosphere is being polluted by this factory of arguments and opinions.
‘But wait,’ you say. ‘The mind is what makes us human, it’s the source of all progress, all great truths.’ If you believe that, try an experiment: go into a room, shut the door, turn on a tape recorder, and give yourself total permission to say whatever is ‘on your mind.’
If you really allow it to all come out without any censorship or editing, you’ll be amazed at the amount of rubbish that comes spewing forth.
The Page of Clouds is telling you that somebody, somewhere, is stuck in a ‘head trip.’ Take a look and make sure that it isn’t you.”
The entire scope of this lesson today is to step away from our chattering monkey mind, have fun, and don’t be a judge-y ass. Easy.
(Right, sure it is. I’ll be over here, working on this. Making progress, but still, ya know, WORKING on it.)
Osho Zen Tarot
Today’s Festive Occasion:
is Dan’s other sister’s birthday. Michelle, I hope this was the happiest one of all! 50 won’t kill you, I promise.
is a screen shot that I grabbed when I got home tonight.
I think that after a certain point (the teens, single digits?) it is just so painful that the numbers no longer matter. Also? I totally remember that day in 1972, and was telling Empress about it earlier.
includes this one that I forgot the other day.
Nothing today or yesterday, because: COLD !!!