Trees are Talkative~

I miss this gal. She was camped right outside my deck for 7 years in a former home I occupied. She would chat me up from time to time, and I thought perhaps I had lost my mind. She even told me her name on a few occasions, but I could never remember it. It wasn’t a common name to recall. I remember it started with an A, like Ariella or something beautiful like that.

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She told me something once that I have never forgotten. It haunts me every fire season as a result. It was something I had not considered before she mentioned it. She described to me the sheer panic and despair trees feel when a fire is coming for them. And I do mean them, as they are connected at their roots. Imagine the terror, of seeing death come for you like that!

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She had a sense of humor, if you can believe that. She told me once that it was trees themselves who started the wind, not the sun telling them to do so. I laughed, thinking she was pulling my tail. But I often wonder. I do not recall catching her in a lie. So there’s that.

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I felt safe around her, like she was always watching out for me. When the trimmers would come, I would be as upset as she was. One such trim was so extreme, we were both extremely upset by it. She did not mind an occasional “hair cut”, but this would have been akin to having you hair chopped off far shorter than you like it to be. It took us awhile to get past that.

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I went to see her recently. I missed her like you wouldn’t believe. I needed to get pictures of her again. I had lost the ones I had taken before. I feel like I can connect to her telepathically, and looking at her image helps. I know it seems ridiculous that I would have had a friendship with a tree, but I did and do. She would wave at me when everything else was still. I knew what was happening to us was real, because of it. It would be dead calm and I would ask her to move, and she would. Makes me think trees really do create the winds…

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A REASONable God, eh?

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I have always felt different than others. Not that I was special or anything like that, but rather  I always felt like the odd man out. Even as a kid, I did not buy into the majority rule. Not because I was consciously seeking to rebel, or be combative, but because a lot of what I was taught, did not seem logical.

Eventually, I unconsciously dummied myself down, in order to relate to others. This, coupled with a society that still did not expect much of women, made it easy for me not to apply myself further.

In order to cope with a deep feeling of separation from my fellow may, I turned to God. I reasoned, that God understood me, which brought me tremendous comfort. I was told that God actually loved me, so I was content with that for awhile. But over the years, and with my shifting sentiments about religion, I was unable to sustain that line of thinking. Especially because women were openly touted as “helpmates”, made from a rib bone & not equals

What started out as a message of love & acceptance turned psychologically monstrous, as it shifted into an under current of subligation & submission. I was decidedly not worthy after all, because I was not able to conform to their group think. Perhaps because, I was nothing like what the bible claimed a women should be.

I simply could not reconcile much of what was being spewed from the pulpit, with my own innate logic. What started out as a sanctuary to me, became a prison for my mind and I had to escape. Like I have said many times, I became willing to go to literal HELL, to find out more about this ‘intelligence’ that created this ‘zoo’.

Back and forth I went. In & out. Letting go of the programming was not an easy task. (A “program” I should add, I sought out for myself. My parents did not brainwash me religiously).

It took some doing, but I eventually broke free from the erroneous beliefs, based only on emotions, that enslaved me to the fantasy.

In the years that followed, I looked high & low for this so called, higher power. While I could always see the crystal thread running through all the ideologies I entertained…I never imagined that pulling at it, would unravel a path that would ask me to completely redefine who, or more precisely, what God is.

But I did. And I was only able to do so, by reason. Because let’s face it, There is absolutely nothing reasonable about a God that can create the universe, but somehow has a problem with an unclean woman, menstruating. Or a a divine entity that says do not kill, yet orders the rape pillage & mass genocide, of those who do not obey his commands.

Trust me when I say, love does NOT conquer all. Ignorance does. The gospel message of love is just a candy coating on a diabolical system of mental enslavement. It reduces humans to sheep, who chase the unseen, based on rumors of the dead. So yeah, need less to say -that did not work for me at all, in the long term.

Finally, after immense consideration & reflection, I have found what I was looking for. However most would be unable to handle the rigid and unbending truth of it. I was though, because it turned out to be so damn logical. An unwavering!

The true expression of God, does not resemble what we are taught in Sunday school , regardless of our religious, or spiritual inclinations. It has been hidden in plain sight, since before mankind ever walked the Earth. However, it is only through reason & logic, that we can access  the greater truth of this divine design. While words like omnipresent & omniscient certainly apply, so do the words, cold & calculating.

While I would love to tell you what I have learned, it is far too complicated in it’s simplicity for most folks to understand, much less embrace. At the end of the day, you must discover these things for yourself. Although…I will provide you with the same clue I was “given” as a teenager. This instantaneous thought, would turn out to be invaluable. Because when I finally arrived at the bottom line, it was woven throughout the foundation.

“I am but one equation, in an infinite expression, some call “god”.

The truth does set you free. But it is quite alarming at first, for those who have not been properly prepared. That is why, these things take time to reveal themselves to us.  Even if I wanted to, I could not get you from where you’re at right now, to my line of thinking in one post or pre-recorded talking points. It is so completely opposite of anything we’ve ever heard, that it’s very difficult to get our heads around it, even if it was handed to us on a silver platter. And quite frankly, most folks, would categorically reject it anyway, even though it has been proven, beyond any shadow of doubt.

I invite everyone reading this, to examine their belief system rationally. Be willing to   explore the nagging voice within, that you have ignored. Allow these uncomfortable doubts, to gently guide you towards the harsh Light of reality & the unchanging nature of the Truth~

HaPpy Trails guys!!

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Inside Out~

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The world is our reflection.
What you see on the outside, actually resides, inside of us.
Change comes from within~
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What a hassle!

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As “they” say…the struggle is real!

Some days are such a hassle, it is ridiculous.

It is bad math start to finish.

Seems like everything goes sour in the frig. at once. The littlest things become colossal and if it could go wrong, it does.

I really do not love days like that.

From dropped keys or calls, to bad billing or bad medicine, it all seems to stack up at once. For me anyway. The challenges never seem to drift by alone and quiet like. Rather they scream through, with a dozen of their best friends, seeking to knock me down.

When really, they only make me feel pissy-pot-pie!

I wonder how many others out there, have faced days/weeks/months or even YEARS of non-stop complicated BS. I am not talking about the stuff we can control, but the stuff we can’t. The things that fly out of left field, on the ready to bulldoze some area of your life, unannounced.

Thankfully, life has the right amount of delightful in the mix, to keep the bad juju, palatable~

Lol

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The Nature of things~

 

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The natural way in which things work, from the micro to the macro, can be seen by studying nature. Simply put…Nature is all about growth from beginning to end. She fundamentally promotes life, even in death. Nature is the oneness of duality in energetic motion. Her constant adaptation to balance, is simply & staggeringly, brilliant. In order to grow, she continually consumes herself. Leaving behind that which no longer serves her evolution. Yet nothing ruined by her process, is laid to waste. As Nature uses the very decay of death, to fertilize her new growth. She’s an endless cycle of resurrection & refinement, ordered by what appears to be chaos…A Phoenix rising from the ashes.

While she seems cruel & unpredictable, she repeatedly beckons us to follow her rhythms and evolve into new territory with her. She is both our grounding foundation & the wind beneath our wings.  If we are paying attention, patterns emerge as templates to help us negotiate our landscape. The further up the mountain we explore, the epic scale of Nature’s Universal Design comes into crystal clarity~

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