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Tears In The Treetops…A Poem

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Well, there’s tears in the treetops,

Faces hidden in the wind.

Memories in the sidewalks,

Waiting for the end.

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There’s prayers on the table,


Footsteps echo in the night.


Dreams inside the empty,
 

Shadows lost inside the light.

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There’s hearts hidden in the dust,

Souls wrapped up in the thread.

Years lost in every moment,

Living lost inside the dead.

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There’s hope in every sorrow,

There’s scripture in the dust.

There’s a song beneath the silence,

As all good things turn to rust…

Thanks to: Eric Cockrell


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Every Experience is DIVINE…

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“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find

reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.

There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature…

the assurance that dawn comes after night,

and spring after winter.” 


Rachel Carson

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TODAY: Warm and summery, yet there is a definite ethereal feel to this day. Its hazy and unclear. A definite stillness is with us in Glastonbury today. With the feel of Summer and the smell of fresh herbs wafting through my kitchen door – mint, basil, rosemary, thyme, bay…I feel blessed.

IN ONE WORD: Awe

COLOUR OF THE DAY: GREEN and Summery…

HOW I FEEL:

“My heart was trembling with an emotion that embraced everything in the World”

Teilhard de Chardin

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The Solstice energies were powerful in Glastonbury. As yet, I am unable to put into words my own deeper experience of it. I feel abundant, blessed and rich in so many ways…I felt a tangible shift, a softness too, and love…I feel deep inside a new joy, truly happy to be alive and living on this sweet Earth!

With the arrival of many people to the Town, over the past week, on their way to the Glastonbury Festival, I was aware of a discord in the Town for 2-3 days. With the Festival now underway, we can breath deeply and resettle.

On a personal level, I feel as if I have come through an intensified (and physically challenging), few days since the Solstice. It feels as if I have lived through several months of ‘happenings…’ As of now, I can take all the time I need to rest and resettle.

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PHYSICALLY: Weak and wobbly…Yet elated and happy!

INSIGHTS:

“Part of doing something is listening.

We are listening.

To the sun.

To the stars.

To the wind.” 


Madeleine L’Engle

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Look around you…What do you see?
What are you thinking, how do you feel, what do you know or understand?
What can I tell you that is new?

At times you may feel like a bucket with holes in it…
Your Divinity seems to leak through you and out. You wonder what happened? You feel ‘off kilter’, unsure, perhaps a little unworthy by refusing to see, to know, to own the fact that you are a spark of the Divine…There is nothing to fear, if you allow yourself to drop into ‘ALL that you are’, you will instantly feel safe and loved. Your Soul Seed is indestructible…

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THE COLLECTIVE:

“Every Divine Experience of your life has brought you to this place, where you find yourself.”

Ashtara

We are all doing the very best we can at this point in time, with what we know…with many more beginning to understand…
Allow yourself to come back to yourself – in a way that allows for a deeper sense of self a deeper inner connection…with a new depth of feeling…an inner calm…allowing in a reverent softness…that fills that gap of emptiness, without action.

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AFFIRMATION: “I AM opening to all that is new and good…”


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The Destination is Your Heart…

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We live countless lives
On a journey that seems unending…
Yet our destination is no further
Than our hearts!
Eric

TODAY: Its still dark out there…a sacred silence, the world is asleep around me…peace.

IN ONE WORD: Acceptance

COLOUR OF THE DAY: Daffodil YELLOW

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HOW I FEEL:

“Life is layers upon layers of brilliance

and pain and loss

and gain and grief

and guilt and celebration and rapture.”

Jeanette Le Blanc

I am awake, yet totally exhausted – alert on so many levels, yet gentle and strengthened, yet timeless…

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PHYSICALLY: Many of us need more rest, sleep has been erratic this week. Headachy, scratchy tired eyes…hot and cold during the night…chocolate needed!

INSIGHTS:

“The higher we soar the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.”

Friedrich Nietzsche

Uncertainty may be clouding how you see yourself. And hindering your progress forward. Once you overcome this you will be ready and able to step into who you truly are. Owning all the emotions around us and merging fully our true self.

Be touched and inspired, whilst you take one last look at the patterns and habits that are about to be shed!

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THE COLLECTIVE:

“Learn to have a sense of the sacredness of all men and women,

and behind their clothes and the form of their faces and bodies,

you will discover their Spirits and Souls

which are sons and daughters of God.”

Omraam Aivanhov

Its time to create a new space that reflects who you truly are. Then, let your head rest…
Be aware of what you still need to let go of; jobs, home, name, friends, ‘stuff”, relationships. Do not let fear or uncertainty stop you…

Make space for your ‘next’. Embrace all that is coming towards you and who you are becoming. Accept that many are unaware of the changes that may come about, and often feel overwhelmed by life. Allow this to be so, while you focus on taking care of yourself!

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‘See the invisible, hear the unspoken, feel the light, smell the consciousness –

you are on the right path to find yourself.’

AFFIRMATION: “I AM Truth”

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‘When we see beauty within ourselves,

our hearts become like suns,

radiating love to everyone we encounter

on our journey back home…’


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The Heart Never Gives Up…

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Don’t bend;

don’t water it down;

don’t try to make it logical;

don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion.

Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.”
Franz Kafka

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TODAY: Slow to wake, fresh, soft, the day quietly breathing…gently shrouded in veiled mists, soft rain, cold and mellow.

IN ONE WORD: Compassion

COLOUR OF THE DAY: Pale Pink

HOW I FEEL:

“What in your life is calling you?

When all the noise is silenced,

the meetings adjourned,

the lists laid aside,

and the wild iris blooms by itself in the dark forest,

what still pulls on your soul?

In the silence between your heartbeats hides a summons,

do you hear it?

Name it, if you must,

or leave it forever nameless,

but why pretend it is not there?”

The Terma Collective

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Melancholy, listless, processing and releasing all that no longer serves. Reaching in deep…feeling, aching, knowing. Puzzled, yet finally understanding…who I AM and who I am yet to be…

Reliving the past and often sensing the future, then back into the past…finally letting go! Over and over and over! Always forgiving, always understanding, always embracing all that is new…

INSIGHTS:

“How did it get so late so soon?” 

― Dr. Seuss

In countless subtle ways the concept of Evolution has been weaving its web around us…With a new structure and a new direction. A flow of communication opens a brilliant new understanding.

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THE COLLECTIVE: Today we are nudged to look more carefully at the bigger picture…Lift yourself up and out of the darker places, and see how connected you are to it All. Time to take responsibility for our own Awakening.

All discords and mis-qualified energy shall be laid to rest. Anything that does not serve your greatest and highest purpose shall be released.

AFFIRMATION: “ I AM perfect, just the way I AM…”

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The heart never gives up,

never settles for anything less than

the consummation of the deepest longings of the soul.

Oriah


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The Sower Plants a Seed…

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For every set of wings, 


There are two broken legs.


For every set of eyes that can see,


Three more remain blinded.


For every voice lost in the roar of confusion,


One heart speaks in the silence after thunder.


For every body laid into the ground,


Another child is born.


For every head turned by apathy.


Another soul stands up with courage.


For every tear cried by the broken hearted,


The sower plants a seed.


For every lie told a truth remains hidden,


For every question a step is taken.


For every lover wrapped in heat,


A hundred bodies shiver with cold.


For every poem given a hundred remain,


For every name the wind remains nameless.


For every journey taken a glass and a flute,


And tales written on eternity’s face!


Eric

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Believe in Magic…

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“Sometimes beautiful things come into our lives out of nowhere.

We can’t always understand them, but we have to trust in them.

I know you want to question everything,

but sometimes it pays to just have a little faith.” 


Lauren Kate, Torment

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TODAY: Bright blue sky, glorious sunshine and a peaceful green landscape…

IN ONE WORD: Exuberant and therefore I feel expansive….

COLOUR OF THE DAY: Red-gold

HOW I FEEL:

“Part of doing something is listening.

We are listening.

To the sun.

To the stars.

To the wind.” 


Madeleine L’Engle

Outside my window in my neighbours garden is a huge rose bush, which came into flower this week. This morning about 30 of the blooms have opened. The site is quite magnificent! A profusion of huge blooms in a golden hue, with glints of red in the sun.
I feel an overflowing of Divine Love for all of nature…and I feel dearly loved…

I was reading until 3am and in my solitude the stillness of the early hours, felt filled with a deep reverence and peace…I felt a quiet joy, perhaps another level of surrender? And So It Is.

PHYSICALLY: A sense of wellbeing…

INSIGHTS: Let us all move forward with a new ease, an ease that allows surrender towards joy and happiness…
Hold that vision and move into trust and love… for what can be lost, there is much for us all to gain?

THE COLLECTIVE: This is the time to be proud of who we are, to honour this journey and the many other life journeys that we each have taken… Each Divine Experience of our life has brought us to the place where you find yourself .

AFFIRMATION: “I see the Divine in All things…”

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“Above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you

because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.

Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.”
Roald Dahl