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Lay It ALL Down


12 Sept 2019

At first, I thought this a big ol’ rant as it rolled out of me onto paper.

And as I take in what I ‘lay down’ here, I felt all the truths that

came into my heart from letting it all out.  Sitting in the questions

of, “What will I lay down that gets in the way of my joy?  What will

I lay down that holds me ransom to a fear?  What will I lay down that

gives me space to include more joy and love?  What old shit keeps me

from my Sovereignty?

~

Lay it all down

In that this is a time of

the absence of reason

~

If what is unreasonable 

doesn’t move you to lay Down

your used up angry

emotions, thread bare, raw to the bone

in the vast abyss of reason-lessness,

unkindness, and startling

betrayals after betrayals

Then what is?

~

Widen your despair to include

that which gave you this despair

It lives in all hearts

~

Lay down your thought

that negative badgering makes

a difference.

~

Lay down your thoughts

that rages fixes anything

~

Lay down your closed heart

in the wound conjured up by

old war games against your soul

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Lay down the ‘better than’ and

the righteous decent, the finger

pointing, the bad mouthing.

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Lay down any wretched thoughts 

that provoke separation that places You

over Here and Them over There.

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Lay down the thinking that 

your thoughts are Not powerful

because how you think expands

that energy force a thousand fold

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Lay down the chains that bind 

you to hardness and resentment

~

Lay down what you accuse of others

as You are That too.

There in is the reflection.

There in Lives the Gift.

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Widen your Joy

Widen your Love

Widen your Gratitude

Widen your heart

   to the inclusivity

   that you are that which you

   think of self and other

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Take action on behalf of Love

Serve the Highest Good

Rise up to your Sovereignty

~`

~

copyright.. jeanne adwani

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THRESHOLD, answering the Big question


PATH TO GALAXY

 

Each step is a new threshold

An invitation, an opportunity

A celebration, a mystic moment

Each step,

Foot in front of foot

Thought followed by another

A sound that welcomes

    the next sound

A feeling that moves to the

    next feeling.

~

There is a space of in-between

sensorial moments

Where you receive

    information.

Where you receive the

Great questions

Where Alchemy mixes

   the improbably with

   the impossible

~

Not audible, not tactile

Not seen, unnoticed

Right there waiting

A nano second

A revelation,

An  awakening

    of absolute knowing

~

Beyond all your alert senses

Beyond your greatest understanding

Beyond what you have been told

Beyond what you thought true.

~

The heart races wildly

The skin tingles and shivers

Vision moves within to the unseen

Energy smells like lightening

Swells to engage the Infinite

And you cross

~

You have stepped over

    the threshold wide Awake

Wisdom of All times fills you

and You know …

Light and Darkness

Love and Fear

     share each other

Need each other to

thrive

One can not be

      without the other.

~

Every moment

Every moment

Every moment

You stand at a threshold

How will You hold the Paradox?

~

~copyright  jeanne adwani

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LIFE ON EARTH


The stirring of the world around me in the rising of Spring’s renewal , and  the intense enveloping of the political world, give me a clear view of the duality that I rest in every day.   There is no avoiding either.    Better to settle into the greening and the thunder, then to let the angry righteousness of people fill me with fear and victimization.

Give me Earth’s Wisdoms, however it chooses to unfold.

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                                                           Forget Me Nots

~

Rise up to the Great Awakening

Out there is the Kingdom of God

Take wonder and awe at The Infinite

Embrace the Oneness of the Universe

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Out there is the Kingdom of God

Standing on the lush crest looking outward

Embrace the Oneness of the Universe

Smelling the rising green of Spring’s awakening

~

Standing on the lush crest looking outward

Make witness to Creation’s magnificence

Smelling the rising green of Spring’s awakening

Take belief in the perfection of Spirit

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Make witness to Creation’s magnificence

Darkness and Light are Earth’s gravity

Take belief in the perfection of Spirit

Know the destruction of Element’s colliding

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Darkness and Light are Earth’s gravity

It is in their embrace that we find wholeness

Know the destruction of Element’s colliding

Love holds the soft and harsh of living

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It is in their embrace that we find wholeness

Will you gather what soothes and what gives anguish?

Love holds the soft and harsh of living

Fear flourishes in the grip of self-righteousness

~

Will you gather what soothes and what gives anguish?

Can you swim in the pool of loneliness?

Fear flourishes in the grip of self-righteousness

Will you let in differences to end fearfulness?

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Can you swim in the pool of loneliness?

Forgiveness is in the Spring of renewal

Will you let in differences to end fearfulness?

Gratitude is ever present in an open heart

~

Forgiveness is in the Spring of renewal

Take wonder and awe at The Infinite

Gratitude is ever present in an Open heart

Rise up to the Great Awakening

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CHOOSE LOVE


In my early years of experiencing poetry, I always thought it had to rhyme and have specific stanza in some sort of orderly fashion.  Much of what I read once past 14, seemed so esoteric and confusing.  I would wonder, what the heck did all that mean cause people were saying it’s good and amazing and …. well, very little of it made sense to me not even if I urged myself to read the poem over several times.  I was turned off and dismissed it.  Except for Dr. Seuss, cause he was playful and rhythmic and comprehensible in a totally entertaining way.  right?

 

My first real feeling for poetry came in my late teens with Kahlil Gibran  and his book The Prophet.  Everything about his words touched me.  The spirit of his writing, his story telling, the lack of rhyme, the flow, the human connection to being connected to each other; I felt pulled into something grand and meaningful in a way I guess I was ready to ‘hear’ and be engaged in.  I have given that book to many people over the years.

 

Poetry that moves me, seems to be the melding of nature and the human Spirit.  The metaphor found in what is outside of us living inside of us.  The magnificent connection to what might seem unlikely, and yet is perfectly aligned with some kind of Alchemy that makes stars out of dirt and leaves.  The beauty in the asymmetry of life and the rising of love from the heart’s remembrances.

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There has never been a time I have not loved you

Even in the despicable face of your violence and insanity

Love resides, I just forgot in the fear of it

Fear and Love suffer with no embrace

Until I love the fear away in my awakening

 

I will find a way to Love the fear away

When the earth cracks open, and the sea consumes,

and vortex of wind sucks away life, and

Sun gives no relent for weeks.

 

And you, swallowed the seasons in their terror

to gather and spewed them from your pain and fear

in every way the ‘dark night of your soul’ could

I will love you anyway.

 

Love is the way to peace.  It’s the way through fear.

I choose love.

 

 

 

 

 

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