Saturday, May 31

Staying True to You

love is the realization that time and space do not exist. that all sense of temporal or spatial boundaries and separation is a mental obstacle you impose upon yourself. and that time and space are what birth that inverted vision of separateness...

i close my eyes and i try and feel where i end and where all else that i love begins. and it turns out that my presence is your very own, and if you for any moment want to feel me, and i want to feel you, all we have to do is feel the inner Self. because i am That. you are That. all that i'm crazy about is That. all that you're crazy about is That. anything you conceive of as "me" that's other than This is a projection.

we have the ability to hallucinate a me and a you that's separate and apart from the seamless unity that we are. it's our absolute freedom to play with our hallucinations all we want, but at the end of the day i don't exist as anything that's apart or separate from you and the Presence that you are. so my absence to you is an illusion. entangled as we are, seamlessly flowing as we are in this vast ocean of divine unity, my presence is your only reality. your presence is my only reality. i'm never not here. you're never not here. i mean to say once again, i am you. all ways.

with or without form, whether i'm physically in this world or not, near or far, the true nature of this life is that you and i are Presence, and we emerge from this Oneness to do the dance of multiplicity. does a wave, when it emerges from the ocean to do its liquid dance, cease being the ocean? we never cease being Presence. we never cease being this Oneness. it's beautiful. it turns out that true love is nearer and higher than the thoughts that weigh you down into thinking that i am apart from you, or that you could ever be without me.

so when i'm dangling on one side of this mass of rock and you're dangling on the other side far away, and we're apparently separated by time and space, it is this understanding that keeps me smiling continuing to thrive in the land of happiness. keeping myself in the higher understanding of oneness is the greatest thing i can give to myself, all that i love, and my environment, and it is the sole source of the higher energy we call "happiness." and this happy energy is easy to hold when you practice your vision of the true nature of this existence. We Are One.

so i'm staying true to the real You. i'm staying true to the core of all that you love and adore. we can only honor one another and experience the timeless beauty of Love when we recognize and honor the ever-present fountain of life out of which we all emerge from. this is me. this is you. let's stay true to This.

i think this is what you call...being in love, in every way.

living in Love all ways. i'm always Here and you're always Now. and right now You taste like ice-cream and ginger-thins.

You're delicious.

Wednesday, May 28

"No darling, I can't take your thirst away...

but i can show you to the sea.

While you're walking on your path unknown, say, will you think of me." (justin hines)

i love discovering the science behind the practices of certain "mystic" schools.

recently i was reading up on a hawaiian based problem solving process to release memories that show up as problems in our everyday lives. it's called self identity through ho'oponopono ( there's a very inspiring practice behind the process from the standpoint of oneness and our ability to recognize and release negative energies from within our system, to return to the state of peace and balance. one of the treatments Dr. Hew Len recommends is drinking Blue Solar Water. Blue Solar Water is just as the name implies. you take a blue glass bottle, fill it up with water, and leave it out in the sun to solarize it. drinking solarized water helps the body clear and release negative memories and associations.

i thought, what an interesting treatment, but i really wanted to understand the science behind it. the how of it. and lo and behold, the science presented itself in another material i've been drooling all over.

in simplified terms...the molecular spread of water from our taps and even bottled water is different from the ionization of solarized water, also called "structured water" or "miracle water." when you expose water to the photons from the sun (suggested duration of sun exposure varies from a few hours to a twenty-four hour sun/star cycle), in this form, it becomes structured. this means that the long chains of hydrogen bonds that are in "normal" water have been broken down. this enables water to enter our cells directly to oxygenate, nourish, and cleanse them without having the cells do the metabolic work of breaking down long chains of hydrogen bonds. the water found in all living organisms (from food to us) is of the "structured" type, so through this process you're just making water that closely resembles the very water already everywhere within the cells of the body. this is why this water is absorbed more rapidly and thoroughly and is more effective in hydrating and cleansing the body than "ordinary" water.

(the molecular appearance of unstructured and structured water)

now i didn't find any info on why the hawaiian system recommended a blue glass bottle, but i suspect it has something to do with the frequency of blue. ever since i watched "what the bleep do we know" three years ago and saw the bit on Dr. Masaru Emoto's hidden messages in water (, i've been curiously fascinated by water's ability to imprint frequencies onto itself...that it literally records the frequency of the energy around it onto itself...i remember wanting to drink water that had recorded the frequency of Love and Gratitude onto itself because the crystals that formed from the message of Love and Gratitude were just so pretty.

(the type of complex crystal that formed in frozen water exposed to Love and Gratitude)

so you can probably use any colored glass bottle, or even clear, but in line with the frequency of colors, colors like green, blue, and indigo would probably serve the cleansing process more so than any other colors since they have a higher frequency...and those things we call "negative energies" are the denser "low" frequencies of this reality.

something like that i guess...

if leaving your water out in the sun or playing with gadgets to structurize it isn't your thing, you can always simply bless your water to infuse it with the higher energies of Love and Gratitude before you chug-a-lug.

"Well time will tell

I wish you well."

Tuesday, May 27

i'm magically delicious

life bubbles up with loving-ness keeping me in the land of happiness. my scenes do their best to remind me often that as long as i keep a watch on where my attention is, everything else effortlessly takes care of itself without my having to strain any which way. when i keep my attention on the very things i enjoy, then the magnificent power that breathes this body or spins the planet, the power that makes all things, magically brings me more of all the Lucky charms i ever want to ingest. this is my very experience and why i continue to hold that life is just magically delicious.

i'm only ever responsible for me and where my head is. that's it. practicing looking after what kind of a mental attitude i'm holding and projecting that outward consistently is all that's on my plate. and consistency is the reason i still hum "Macavity's a Mystery Cat: he's called the Hidden Paw--For he's the master criminal who can defy the Law." it's that T.S. Elliot poem my grade 7 english teacher made us hum in unison class after class. because we did it so consistently, i still hum it from time to time years and years later. the power of mind is a wondrous thing but it takes practice to habituate any kind of mental attitude, be it negative or positive, or even neutral for that matter. all brain-body systems work the same way, and all beings experience the product of their attention.

whatever you put your attention on consistently is what continually manifests as your experience. if your experiences are inconsistent, it's because what you give your attention to is inconsistent.

i think one of the ideas i had to discard along the way is that life equals hard work. the stream of life in which we all row our boats on flows effortlessly. it is effortless. it is only our wrong ideas that have us paddling upstream, unnecessarily sweating and fretting the the fabric of our apparent reality.

life is easy, but for as long as you have yourself believing that you have to sweat to have, or do, or be whatever you want in this life, then such will be your experience.

take it easy.

Saturday, May 24

realm of the magnificence

scramble not wise Heart
that subtle tremble in the spread of silence
is like a tiny ripple on the ocean's surface
all ripples have their rise and their fall
be still and find your ever-present restfulness
this right Here is the realm of the magnificence
it is where eternal peace abounds
always Here
always Now

(Picture: Dosia McKay "Submerged")

the ultimate yard sale...

May 24/2008, bank street, Ottawa

Tuesday, May 20

Monday, May 19

a season of caring

what a beautiful way to start a day. my words rushed out before i could write of how my heart erupts with joy and with bliss in moments of playfulness such as this. i went to sleep speaking to love and started my day reading from love.

i once told elmo that i thought we were all just like the carebears beaming love-energy from our heart center. and what tickles me, besides my elmo of course, is reading that at this very moment our emotion infused thoughts are going out like waves from our hearts into the matrix of creation. we're literally beaming waves of energy from our heart center into the all-creative void at this very moment to attract toward us those experiences that match our beliefs and feelings about life and ourselves.

i read something like the magnetic field of the heart, which i think is the force field created by the electric currents of it, goes on for miles and miles outside of the body. so where does your heart end and the world begin?

play all over your scenes sweet one, 'cause life is just a happy dance of pretty colors and joy-filled hearts...and we are all just the care bears in the end. so be like Playful Heart Monkey and treat the whole world as one big playground, YOUR playground

if you can dream, just send a wish out in the dark.

hugs and tugs ain't got nothing on us! mmm

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Friday, May 16

the law of Freshness

....and my afternoon delight

"what's new" friends ask. and while i think to recount the instance of finding a decapitated mannequin hanging out on a parked car, that was just a tiny fragment of all that's new right here and right now...

every segment in which you find yourself is new. every bit of every thing is new. i found myself calling it "the law of freshness." we can add it to the list of the laws of our paradise. everything is fresh. there is no past. there is no yesterday. there is no two years ago. there isn't even a one hour ago. all of these are mental abstractions. try and locate these phantoms. nope, there's nothing there.

there is only right now. there is only right here. there is no other time or place. go ahead and try to climb out of this. you can't. this is it. and it's new. everything about it is fresh. it's never not new. only a mind clinging to memory, a selective mental construction, attributes oldness and new-ness to things. but there's nothing old here. you're fresh. the scene is fresh. it's all fresh untainted by the illusory sense of continuity attachment to mental images presents. an imaginary past clouds the clarity of what's right here.

no being walks into the same life-scene, the same instant, twice. every scene is a fresh new step in the ever-flowing stream of this life. countless thoughts have been cycled. countless biochemicals have been released and absorbed by your cells. your entire physical and mental make-up has shifted and is shifting yet still. the earth has rotated a gazillion times already. cells have died and new one's have formed. stars have exploded. rocks have fallen. water has evaporated. hair has fallen out of your scalp. you've breathed in dust from china. particles have flickered in and out of emptiness countless times. a lot has happened in seconds let alone days. everything has changed.

so often times when i'm asked "what's new" my answer is "everything." i can't reduce the the magnificence of change to just a few select events and say "oh yeah, this happened."

so i love to just stop. look. freshen up myself. start afresh right here and right now. your powerful Now contains all the freshness, all the lightness, to show you how much ease there is in the river. paddle with the flow. let go of the imaginary events you're clinging to. be. feel. start yourself up just from here. free up your mind and bathe yourself in the freshness of this delightful moment.

and while you're bathing, sing this song to yourself...

...Started out this morning feeling so polite
I always though a fish could not be caught who wouldn't bite
But you've got some bait a waitin' and I think I might try nibbling
a little afternoon delight.

Sky rockets in flight. Afternoon delight. Afternoon delight.

Please be waiting for me baby when I come around.
We could make a lot of lovin' 'for the sun goes down...

Thursday, May 15

the cure to tell-it-like-it-is-itis

it's not that the grass is greener on the other side, on a side that is out of your reach and view, it is actually greener for you right here and right now should you just adjust your focus of attention. reality, whether of your personal relationships and circumstances or the broader world events and environmental conditions, is only a matter of what you've put your attention on and what you've believed into being. your experience of life is entirely dependent on your point of view and focus. so many ancient traditions have said that everything "out there" is just a mirror of what's "in here." they said it poetically in variations of "the mind is everything" or "as a man thinketh, so is he"

if you see yourself as being in a physically static world and universe, then your perception of fixedness means you're holding onto the belief that you can only have in life what you have right now and things are just as they appear to be. this sense of "this is it" keeps you in a box. having unquestioningly accepted what appears before you as a done deal, means you continue to manifest these experiences of "this is all that there is to life." you're running under the "what i see right now is what is real" syndrome or what one wonderful wording calls "you've got tell-it-like-it-is-itis." but this isn't just it. this isn't even close to it. this that appears right now isn't solid, fixed, or a done deal in any shape or form. it's a passing light show.

my light show has pretty eyes and a smile that makes me go... "i'm experiencing a global warming."

but anyway...our physical experiences are totally relative. impermanent. fleeting. passing. the very particles that construct our physical universe, from bodies to vast oceans and galaxies, at this very instant are vibrating in and out of "existence" so to speak. current estimates even suggest that the you that you take yourself to be, the thought content of the mind and everything else in this apparently physical universe, is vibrating into and out of being 14 times a second. before you can even count to one second, every particle that makes you up has come in and out of "void" fourteen times. what an illusive party! basically when them crazy physicists look at the subatomic level of formed substance (i.e. that would include this you and me), it seems as though everything is emerging in and out of this "all-nourishing abyss" ( physicist Brian Swimme's words) in every moment.

nothing is fixed. not you. not me. and certainly not your life scenes and this world you perceive. no solid object or scene is really that. everything is changing, reshuffling, and reshaping, many times in one second. your body is not merely a sac of bones and fluids but a cluster of molecules, vibrating particles. your body is a living intelligence. the earth is a living intelligence. and the space that contains it all is a living intelligence. nothing about this physical existence is fixed, a done deal, but your very unexamined assumption that it is produces and perpetuates that matching experience.

what gives this passing reel of identity and experience the feel of permanence and stability? the glue that holds your experiences to constantly look like they do, is your own beliefs. beliefs about who you are. beliefs about what this life is. beliefs about your environment and the people in it. beliefs about the world at large. your closest and most intimate companion in this life, is your belief system. the fabric of your reality is woven by the beliefs you keep. and like the ancient traditions repeated over and over again for us, all that you ever experience is your own mind. based on your beliefs, you construct and pull out from that all-nourishing abyss images that fit within your framework of possibilities, or impossibilities, in every moment of this life.

"omni-possibilities" is one of those words that i love.

that this physical reality is malleable is experience-able. life is neither mundane nor banal unless of course you think it is. it is an orchestra of creative intelligence. every form is the interplay of particles and waves, elements and consciousness, forming and dissolving, expanding and evolving in every instant. every scene is here one instant and gone the next, and constructed by the creative energy, you cycle and hold - your beliefs. every today turns into a yesterday. every scene passes. every experience, be it ordinary or extraordinary, makes its introduction and exit continuously. but what perpetuates the repeating themes, patterns, of your life is your constricted focus and labeling of yourself and the possibilities available to you within fixed boundaries.

having labeled yourself as a limited being with all sorts of definitions you've plastered all over your mental home, you've turned the light of your mind away from the experiential fact that you can be, do, and have anything and everything you want in this malleable vibrational reality. this brilliant design is capable of giving you everything you could ever imagine. but having wrongly identified and labeled yourself, having put imaginary limits around yourself, you say and believe that you can have only the things you have right now, and so life abides by your creative rules and obliges to give you exactly what you've constructed in the privacy of your mental workshop.

but as Ma-Tsu says...The mind that does not understand is the Buddha. There is no other... so whether you think "this is it" or embrace your universe of unlimited possibilities, you are the Buddha. there is nothing else here. there is only Buddha, everything else is illusion. or put another way, there is only Love, everything else is resistance. it all says the same thing.

on my next blog, maybe i'll talk about how fact and fiction, reality and imagination, are all mental fabrications, and as such how everything in this experience is a completely subjective construction. and how my biased advice to you is, don't talk about what appears because it's already a passing stage show..."don't let what you observe be what you vibrate" for that perpetuates and keeps the old pattern re-emerging from that all-nourishing void...instead talk about what you know is coming and what you want to be coming as if it were already here...

but of course, only if you want to.

ask & it is given, and when you ask, do so believing it is already yours. 'cause it is. this universe doesn't know "no" is only you who imposes that constriction upon yourself.

this universe is yours. and the only answer to all that you desire, is Yes.

okay...okay...this rather lengthy arrangement of words is now complete.

Wednesday, May 14

the joyful carrot

it is the beings we call our pets that are great teachers on how to be easy about this life. when i get myself that family of my own, i'm going to insist we all jump and dance for our food just like this:

life is grand when you have joy for every little thing that presents itself before you.

Wednesday, May 7

walking miracles

everything about this design inspires me. i don't know how to convey it to another mind, how miraculous this whole existence is, what a miracle every being walking on this earth really and truly is. i wish i could just grab every face that crosses my path and say, "you are a walking miracle!" i'm looking at everything as a walking miracle. every layer of every single thing formed in this life is the intricate and intelligent functioning of some power. i'm in awe that in this instant alone, billions of intelligent cells are communicating rapidly just so i can experience sitting, just so i can experience thinking, just so i can experience composing this arrangement of words. and i love that. i love that the intelligence of these countless cells, their ability to register vibration, communicate, and send electrical signals to the brain, is allowing me to take in so much of the wonder of this wonderful life in an inexplicable way and participate in it in every moment of my life.

thanks to physics, now we say everything is energy. and if you even for a moment give that bit of knowledge some deep thought, just contemplate that bit of knowledge alone, your mind has to surrender to the boundless unicity that thrives as all things. to rise into the unshakable security of your Being lands on that fact alone. oneness. a mind steeped in the idea of separation, superficially hypnotized by what appears is a defensive mind, an insecure mind that believes its survival rests on competition. such a mind is blind to the limitless power that is flowing to and through all things right this very instant. but the mind that realizes the oneness of this design rises above all illusion and in its waking falls in love with the beauty that is all things and moves all things. there is but one power in this universe and the wise and the sages have given it so many different names. but what the wise and sages have realized means nothing if you yourself don't just stop to "question the obvious" and see past the veil of sensory experience. to really enjoy sensory experience, to really appreciate the functioning's of the physical body and the appearances within this physical experience, you have to understand what all this really and truly is. what you truly and really are.

every being is a walking miracle, an interplay of unfathomable intelligence. if you can look in the mirror and look into the eyes of an apparent other and recognize this, you are owning your name. and if you have not yet, you should start your day saying...i am a freakin' walking miracle! 'cause you are. at every level of your being.

Sunday, May 4

double vision

it's almost like you exist within a continuum of two perspectives. there is the way the real you, the unconditioned you, sees all things. and then there's the perspective that arises from the way in which things are presented in this variety contrast-filled environment. that the world sense-perception presents is filled with variety and differences is obvious, but the true nature of all that appears, that it is all the same substance in various forms, and to whom it appears, who or what the actor or observer of all this is, is what makes this life the beauty and wonder that it is.

the experience of your every moment is impacted by where you're falling on this seemingly perceptual continuum. are you seeing variety and differences, are you seeing a me and an-other, or are you aware of what all this is and what and who everything and everyone is right now? you can't see both visions at the same time. it's one or the other. you're either constricting focus and perceiving from the standpoint of an individual "I" or you're relinquishing the perspective of separation and seeing that all that is here is the expression of One power, that All is fundamentally and absolutely One.

one end of the perceptual continuum is a realm of relief, joy, peace, and absolute love, while the other end is the play ground of insecurity. insecurity and its playmates are the manifestations of the constricted me, myself, and I perception - the perception focused on and identified with the forms that appear rather than holding onto the knowledge of what that appearance is made of.

if you aren't seeing true, the peace and joy that is always here in this design, then adjust the spectacles through which you view this reality. All is One and so All is absolutely always Well.

i'm constantly adjusting my glasses.

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