Grrrrrr….. – by Elsa

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Elsa, what needs to be made known?

Where should I start?
You all – people – make things so complicated. All that needs to be made known you already know in your hearts.

That you don´t play enough.
That you don´t love enough.
That you don´t share enough.
That you don´t laugh enough.
That you don´t walk enough.

Like , what if you took a walk outside your door?
I mean, really took a walk.
Noticing that you step outside, noticing life around you, your neighbours – whatever breed they are – , your part of town or the country side , how when you step outside your door you are part of everything. And if you do not participate you are still participating.
Every time you choose to not play, to not love, to not share, to not laugh, to not walk you are choosing to be part of destroying not just the earth but your own will to live, will to be.

What needs to be made known?

My God, what kind of question is that?
You all think you know so much, read this, take that course, do this, do that – but it is all useless. Completely, utterly useless as you do not put it to use for the benefit of others. You just stack it up and lock every door in or out.
Why do you do that? Why are you like that? Ask yourselves those questions and know that you can solve whatever issue you have by “just” playing, loving, sharing, laughing and walking more!

Pardon the tone but this really pisses me off.

Grrrrrrrr……

Akasha’s weekly blog message 8/6 2015;

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What would you like to share this week, Akasha?

That the world is the world and not the world as people see it as their world.

That the world is really so much bigger, so much larger, so much vaster than you could ever imagine and when you fail to focus in on the small things – the things and practices that really matter – that is when you fail to see the larger whole.
That is when it feels like your world is caving in, like you don´t understand anything, like the stars are falling out of the sky and not shining for you any more – just because you don’t see them.

When was the last time you looked at the stars in the awe and wonder over that they are just there? That they do their thing and that you can take part in all that from “down here” – actually because you are “in here”.

The stars in your heart won´t shine unless you recognize them as stars. Unless you recognize your part as the small and the large universe.

Actually, it is as simple as that unless you recognize nothing is gonna happen, nothing is gonna work out, nothing is gonna fix itself, nothing is gonna simply.
Recognize you do by taking a look next to you, by feeling in to and leaning in to the space, by breathing, by breath-taking.
Ay?

Now go, go recognize , go say “wow, wonders”, go see miracles, go see that all matters at the same time as nothing matters. You decide what matters and why. Then you find the beyond or open up the door for the beyond to find you.
You can´t wish yourself there. You have to do something, and it starts with choosing.

Love, light and all that ;-).

Message from the Void

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This morning I received the following message when journeying to the Above – the journeying and meditating being part of the daily practice of the 1 year course Path Of The White Wolf – and something is urging me to share it here:

“Choose softness and love, as there is no need for holding, for fear, for attachment, for fear of the unknown.
All is the unknown.
We know nothing.
What we think we know we hold on to, and through that holding we cannot see the beauty, the magic, the possibilities, the warmth, the joy, the Love of the Void.
There are the glittering stars, the spaciousness.
There is the softness, warmth, joy, even in the midst of chaos and despair.
There is the Space.
Let go and feel the Space. The Space of All That Is. The Void. The Nothingness. The Isness. The Beingness. The Aloneness.
The Alone-ness in the Not Alone of the Oneness. Bliss.
Heaven.
Follow the vibration.

Akasha on Love

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Since I attended Marta Williams workshops here in The Netherlands for the second time around about a month ago I took her advice to heart to communicate with my own animals daily, and that is when you really start to notice that after some time that they open up and initiate conversations with you too more often.

Yesterday Akasha all of a sudden told me, as I was hanging out with her at her favourite place to sleep for the night at the moment, which is in the hallway snuggled up against the cold tiles of the wall, that ;

“Love is not something you do.
Love is when you hold space together, when you really are in that space together.
When you say “I love you”, you feel love but it is not inside you, it is not something that is yours or that you really feel, it just is.
It is in that space which we are holding together right now. Always. That space is always there. Everything is space, space is everywhere, so love is everywhere. When you notice space, you notice Love.”

And her name is Akasha……

Elsas blog 21/10 2013

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Hi dear Elsa, what do you want to talk about, blog about, tell people about today?

About flowers, butterflies and “airy-fairy” things like that.

Because they dance, they don´t question, they just grow, they “joy”, they fulfil and dance.

Why is it so hard to get into the heads of you humans that you too are here to grow, to blossom, to fertilize, to flow in what is, to follow nature?

First you are a seed, the seed of pure potential.
And that seed did not come out of nowhere. It can from another flower, another plant.
The pure life force was shared there, from one to the other, from one to the next.

You are cared for.

A seed cannot just sprout from being a seed. You are embedded in nutritious, warm, motherly soil.
You get rained on, the roots start to grow and as your nails, your feet, your roots, your paws, your whatever-you-call-them sinks deeper into Earth – be it stone, sand, mush, soil, gravel, swamp or whatever – you open up more and more.

You poke your head through the surface and “bling” – there´s the sun!
Warming rays, heavy winds, even cold blizzards and hail storms love you, nurture you, shape you.

And what do you humans do then?

A lot of you stop there – stagnate, get stuck in what you call “the scars of the shaping”, waging a war of bitterness on the cold blizzards next to a desperate search for a forever-and-always-only-love-of-the-sun.
= Out of balance!

Open yourselves up, show your petals, receive with gratitude whatever comes in – rain, storm, sun, shower, hail, draught, soft breeze, mist, snow, daybreak or twilight.

You won’t wither and die.
That life force is in the seed even when the flower, the plant shrivels into a dry sheet.
That is the very moment when it releases it’s seeds, when the life force is expanding, is spreading!

May the force be with you!

Elsa

Swedish / Akasha

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I dina djupbruna ögon ser jag inte livets frågor,
jag ser livets svar.

I din starka kropp ser jag inte bångstyrighet och envishet,
jag ser fokus, kärlek, tillgivenhet, hängivenhet, passion.

En passion knuten till livets kärna,
till naturens kärna,
till varandets kärna.

Till den kärna där instinkt och vetande är ett,
där vi inte kan göra annat än älska, dela, och samtidigt följa våra hjärtan.

Där vi lever vårat liv fullt ut,
där livslusten strålar och dess låga är outtröttlig, till och med när du sover.

I ditt varande finns en frid, en ro, ett vetande, en vishet,
en vishet som är, som låter vara,
dig själv.

Du är min guide.

Du är mitt hjärta.

Du är en del av min själ.

Cecilia Gotherstrom, December 2012

Bubi´s wisdom

One of the first animals I communicated with as a professional Animal Communicator, and whom I had had the joy of practicing with as well with during my studies with Marta Williams, was Bubi – the wisest little cat I had ever spoken to by then.

She had such a “spot on ” message for the rest of us and it is with the permission of Bubi´s person Majda that I am grateful to be able to share Bubi´s wisdom with the world, in her own words:

“Why are people never content with the way things are, enjoying the day and the moment the way it is?”

There is so much wisdom in that question, and we can really use this question when we catch ourselves complaining, feeling grumpy, impatient and so on.
Even if the answer is that we are in such a horrible situtation that “how can we possibly be content with the way things are right now in this moment”, there is an opening there.

An opening for the next question: “What do I need to be content in this very moment?” “Is there one little thing in this very moment that I can be grateful or content about?”

Thank you Bubi for leading the way!

A Street Cat Named Bob

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Ok, I never thought I´d write about books on this blog – but hey, you should never think “never”, right!?
And why not, there are so many great books out there, plus I really feel we should be sharing the great things around us instead of just listening to the glooming news on the TV, radio and online.

So, here´s a book for everyone out there – cat lovers, animal lovers in general and anyone who just loves to read a good book.

A Street Cat Named Bob is about, and written by, James Bowen. He lets us into his life on as well as just off the streets. Something most of us would never get to read about, as who would ever have thought about pitching a book about that subject?

James says more than once that Bob saved his life, and when you read the book you realize that it was not only Bob who saved James – it was the other way around as well.

What I love most about this book is the genuine connection between animal and human, pictured in day to day life, in a much harsher day to day life than most of us are used to or could imagine – and you feel the connection, the strengthening of the bond in every word, on every page.

It is just a really, really good read and so, so genuine (yes, I know I have used that word twice now, it really is the word describing this book the strongest way – genuine, genuine, genuine). It teaches us to live with gratitude and the importance of bonding with our teachers the animals, what they can teach us and how they can guide us to change into the best people we can possibly be.

Thank you James, and thank you Bob for letting us into your lives and sharing your wisdom!

My Middle Earth

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During our Writer´s Circle in June at Kathy´s in The Hague we got “My Middle Earth / My Perfect World” as our subject for our 10 minute speed writing excercise at the beginnig of our writing get together.
This is what came out from my pen…..
to be continued…..

Tentacles grew out of blue, yellow and green stars when Jorden was created.
They all had their different gifts and properties which were tangled into the creation of this mysterious, beautiful, mist filled planet.
Sparkles of love, joy and music showered down from the velvety heavens.
Bundles of warmth, compactness and diversity swirled around her – encompassing her with their rays.
From inside the core the tentacles started infusing wisdom, search and silence.
And in between, inside and surrounding all of this the whispers of the Great Mystery were planted.

Once completed – although completed is a word which does not do justice as She is bustling with movement, adventure and cocooning on all planes, continuously – the stars withdrew.
From above, below and around they stayed at a distance, watching, beaming and ever present.

There was a small, silver blue lake at the bottom of a steep hill. To one side of it the majestic mountains of Theo were towering towards the glimmering heights, being reflected in the water.
On one side of the lake lay a forest of old oak trees and young willows, all flowing with the winds. Sometimes you could hear a faint laughter coming out of the depths of the woods.
On the other side, a sea of green and flowers in all shades of blue, moss and pink were spreading towards the horizon of Eternity.

Cecilia Götherström, 12/6 2013