HISTORY’S BEDEVILMENT


30  august  2011    >  15/6   >   Devil/Lovers

 

How will you give love to yourself so that you can be a better lover?

What does love look/feel/smell/taste like?

Isn’t it interesting that the word ‘devil’ is lived backwards? What does that mean to you?

 

In that last question… devil/lived, it occurred to me that when we linger in our past, be it years ago or just yesterday,  we have already lived it;  It’s gone.  It is history and can not be undone nor lived the same again.  Should we choose to cling to what is past, that devil, that trickster, will stir confusion and ‘bedevilment’ into our living in the present moment.  So… in my conclusion of this whole devil/lived word thing, is.  Live for each moment or be be-deviled by what you think you shoulda, coulda, oughta, have done.  What can you do right now?

 

 

There is no dismissing history

It brings you here as you are

loaded, a full blown human- being

with a past that has a story

 

You are not just your history

it’s how you live right now

not how you lived what’s gone

redemption is yours for the asking

 

Yesterdays lead the way to today

Substance builders for right now

To linger in the past holds you captive

keeps you away from the service to life

 

To serve life is to be of life

To serve life is to give of life

heart open, fully present

listening…

 

Lived is the devil gone by

his trick is to remind you 

to unchain yourself from the past

Release the evil and live

 

Your life depends on it

 

 

 

 

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4 responses to “HISTORY’S BEDEVILMENT

  1. This is simply awesome. Your questions are very thought-provoking and the poem is incredible…There’s not much more I can say to it except that I’ve tripped on the devil/lived connection for a very long time!

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    • You and I definitely need to stay connected.. I just have a feeling we have lots to exchange. what are your numbers? do you integrate the tarot with them? peace …

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  2. (P.S.) The correlation between the Lovers/Devil cards is pretty interesting, isn’t it?…Like a photo negative…

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    • I KNOW.. it’s really interesting. Yes, a photo negative. and for me, the invitation of the Devil to really address how we have our relationships and push at us to find the truth and integrity of them within and with other.

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