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Learning What Your Heart Wants to Know

      Author and curious learner Cassandra Overby set about interviewing individuals asking them about a pivotal moment in their lives which changed them. I was interviewed for the May 9th blog entry where I spoke of the power of silence in my life. If you are interested in reading the article, click here. This project got me thinking about the power of following my heart and honoring it by listening and then acting. How does my heart speak to me? In several ways. 1. When my heart is engaged and talking to me, I feel safe, whole, at one with everything and I often feel heat emanating from my physical heart. This state can be referred to as happiness, joy, bliss; all various degrees of the same thing. Interestingly enough, I can also feel my heart actively engaged when I am in the midst of feeling emotionally not so great and I take a loving stand for myself or another. In the first example, my heart is...

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Recognizing the Field of Plenty

 In church one Sunday, sitting on a pew in the corner cubby, I meditated.  I don’t recall much of anything said or music sung, I recall instead an inner question which bubbled up from inside me about half way through the service.  The inquiry said “have you felt into the field of plenitude?”  The answer was “no.”  The question has followed me since.   I have avoided states of being or fields of collective energy out of fear.  Trusting has been difficult for me.  Trusting is difficult for any child with a history of abuse. Letting go into Life feels like certain death.   Yet, when the question of plenty arose, I knew its significance, and I was a willing student.  My entire life I have been surrounded by plenty, however, I haven’t trusted myself to yield into it and know its address.  To hold an address, is the key to returning to a place, whether inner or outer.  The how is imbedded within the inner state of location.  Location, location,...

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