Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Tis the Season to Be Jolly... and Share Your Gifts

Dear Beloved Six Sensories,
It's very tempting to become cynical during the holidays ...especially with all the commercialization surrounding them. But it is important to not allow the commercial hijacking of Christmas to shut your heart down. After all, the season of Christmas is the season of the child. All children, including our inner child. It is the season of wonder, imagination, sweetness, and surprises, and of course, gifts. It is the season for experiencing all the things that wake up the inner child to feel loved and special, and most of all valued. Granted there are a lot of traditions  at Christmas that we could ditch and not miss them, especially the one about being"good" enough to get a treat from Santa. The truth is we are all "good enough," and Christmas is one season which celebrates our inherent goodness.  But the practice of sharing gifts is worth continuing, only they need not be gifts purchased at a store. The best gifts and the ones worth sharing and do bring a lot of joy to all are the gifts of Spirit that we have all been endowed with. In fact, I believe the purpose of life is to share our gifts with as many people as possible every day. To do this, we must first start by recognizing our gifts. We all have gifts, at least one thousand gifts in fact, according to my teachers. What are you personal gifts; the talents and qualities that make life better all the way around?
You may have the gift of music, the gift of gab, the gift of listening, the gift of nurturing,  the gift of cooking, cleaning, laughing easily. If you dig deeply  enough into your personal gift basket you may of even find gifts you possess that you didn't even know you had. For example I just discovered the gift of patience. It's taken many years to find this gift, but I cannot tell you how happy I am to have it and share it with as many people who formally bugged me as possible. My family is even more happy I am sharing this gift with them as well.
I also discovered the gift of song writing. I just wrote the lyrics for an entire CD , and had it put to music this past month. It's called Traveling at the Speed of Love. I love this gift and I love sharing it. You can get a free mp3 download of the main title song Traveling at the Speed of Love  by going to my website I am so happy to share it with you. I really hope you enjoy it. If you do, tell others. Share my website with them, and pass this gift along.
So please keep your heart open, and look into it for your gifts. They play Santa, or Father Christmas, or the good fairy, and share and share and share even more all your gifts with the world. You have them. The world needs them. And you will feel wonderful and blessed and truly enriched for being so generous of Spirit with all of us.
All my love from somewhere in the world,

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Telling the difference between Intuition and Intellect

Hi Six Sensories,
I am temporarily frustrated because I just wrote my blog for the day and then accidently deleted it a few minutes ago. My patience is definitely being tested today. With that off my chest I am now ready to re-write what I just wrote, so here goes.

My topic was, "How can you tell the difference between my mind or intellect and my intuition?
Its a great question which is why I want to address it in today's blog. You can tell the difference by the way you FEEL.
The intellect feels tense and stiff and contracted  within the body while intuition leaves one feeling open, relaxed, expansive and at ease.

See for yourself. think of something that puzzles you and try to figure it out. Notice how the muscles in your body become tense and your breath shortens as you do this. This is all very subtle of course but obvious if you pay attention.
 Now wonder about something that you are curious about, but have no need to have an answer to, such as "I wonder what I will have for dinner," or "I wonder who is calling me now?" Tune into the body once again and notice how wondering feels in the the body.
Again chances are great that you will feel relaxed, be breathing more deeply, even notice that the corners of your mouth have turned up into a small smile.
These are the recurring signs of tapping into the intuitive side of the brain. Overall it quite simply feels good to go there. It just feels right in your bones, although as I said before it is subtle.

That is why so many people miss out on their intuition. It is far too subtle for the way many people live their lives, bombarded with outer noise, mental chatter, and stressful thoughts. All this prevents the inner peace necessary to tune into your sixth sense.

Taking time out for a few moments every day and tuning into a silence really opens up the intuitive channel and gets it flowing. Just turn of the IPOd or radio for a few minutes to check in with your inner vibration and feelings. That's a great start. Basically, trusting your vibes begins with tuning into your vibes, so paying attention is the first step. Pay attention to your body throughout the day and notice if it is tense or relaxed. if it is tense you are "in your head", so to speak. If you are feeling relaxed, and expansive you are in the intuitive flow. Have fun bouncing back and forth between these two realms with a few deep breaths and silence. Soon it will get easier to tell the difference between intellect and intuition and easier still to tune in either way at will.

Now my intuition is suggesting that I get outside and enjoy the day so Im signing off.
all my love
from somewhere in the world