An end to the fragmented Self: making decisions with organized core beliefs supporting us, looking to Source for direction and confirmation. Know and accept yourself unconditionally as you are now. There's nothing contingent on you doing anything. By practicing significant free will, you are able to say YES to things that give expression to what you value.
Day of Accessibility, Moon of Otter Walking with Coyote, Year of Graceful Passage.
Prophecy of this Time Long ago, in the future of time, the Changing Mother earth began to move. Storms came upon the land, and the waters spoke words of truth. Then the Dreamer came to the people and said to them, "The Place of the Ancestors, Who Influence and Direct the Actions of Us, the Children of Mu Returning - an Ancient Prophecy Relevant NOW." The Dreamer came to where two were living within Nothingness and told them that they must Make Offering to the Waters of Life, so the Sky Father and Changing Mother earth could join in The Night. She told the people to weave 12 Heavens where Eyes Would Become the stars, and Crystals would reveal the way through Rainbow Falls. So these people Came to Work as Guardian Ancestors.
The Dreamer went among the Knowledgeable Aunties and told them her Dreams, to receive those gathering with the true vision of the Hawk. "What will reveal itself comes to those In Ceremony at the Sacred Place of Matakite. We believe the Offerings Left to the Volcano will sing a Poem Over the people there," they said. Two Lightning Ones went ahead and made a Red Glow as the Rainbow Formed a Circle. When it was finished the people stood within it and beheld a Ring Around the Moon. Then the Dreamer said to them, "I want you to Gather Some Wood and help me chart our Emergence From Lost Mu Lifetime into this Present Life. Also we shall place feathers, shells, and crystals at the Cave of Maui, and when we see the Gecko - the Rebirth will have Begun." So the people did as they were instructed. It took five days to do everything as guided by the Dreamer and the Elders of Lineages gathered.
It was as the Dreamer had foretold, "When We Go to Ceremony, We Are Never Alone, For Our Ancestors Reveal Themselves to Us. Everyone Is Conscious. Because We Have Been Invited By Kahuna in Holiness - We Walk the Sacred Footsteps and Ancestral Spirits Have Told Their Descendents to Welcome Us Home." With this Prophecy We Unfold…
Small steps are practical and instructive and move us in the direction we need, and want to go in. They are innocent. These steps are tremendously powerful and symbolic – new self-ideas come into play. We become strong enough to take the leap when afforded the opportunity.
The inherent evolutional instinct has been stunted by the powerful 4th World drive to maintain an image. It's time to free ourselves of this compulsive patter.
As long as we have clear visions and live out our integrity, I believe we constantly are essential and protected.
Through positive relationships, aligning with the environment so our needs are met, we advance beyond traumatic memories and learn how to move beyond them. We do not run away from challenges; we tap the collective resolution. We discover our ability to co-create, and be inspired.
We learn how to track uncertainty. We make positive life choices.
My students help me become more responsible because together we learn more. We model actualized confidence and compassion. We are able, expanded, responsible humane beings, each of us – confident in our own goodness and in the strength of our own voice – elevate the quality of life and of the relationships within community.
That we plan our lives, bringing our essential selves into being, we experience value.
Know, we all change. Know, you are changing. In this way we are secure and our basic needs are satisfied. We give ourselves courage and permission to thrive. All Is One.
Feeling supported is the fulfillment of a humane in self exceleration and community harmony. Everyone carries a burning desire to be honored for who they are and what they do, in SpiralDancing Life, we find that multi-dimensional reality within the steps along the wheel. This gives everyone a long-term safety net, and is why this community excels at healing, growth and leadership. Linking our own and our community's desire to encompass more possibilities in life we continually support one another to the best of our resources.
THINGS TO DO
As long as the future holds hope and life beckons me forward, I am going to choose life. Thus Spirit has created me, and others similar.
The reasons for navigating the great beyond are as varied as those of us who do it. Sheer adventure calls to some; the promise of manifestation or peace and freedom impel others. Very often our motive is expectation – a very common vision in evolution.
Here I leave a sense of the excitement rippling through those of us that have gone the distance. I stand in memories worn deep by endless turning life. I have trudged tirelessly, disciplined in my faith, the promise of prophecy fulfilling.
We all have experienced suffering and hardship almost too extreme to endure: the wordless terrors… too invisible to speak; nights so dazzling in pain that we envisioned Spirit. To open to our most emotional injury, we have hacked away at the walls we have constructed for protection.
Many who attempted to fight this great shadow have paid with their lives. The continuance of abuses always predictable, took it's toll.
Out of body experiences evoked the prophecy that called to us. A vivid sensation tells us we can do this. We delve into possibilities to see, through eyes of empowered ones we hope to be, and find the joy to heal the pain. And together we join together in re-turning ourselves to a time where… truth is known.
That we identify our values, ethics and higher thought, to which we are predisposed, and a creative power that uplifts, is generally beyond common apprehension.
To walk a path of higher empowerment, takes diligence in our search for daily support. We are freed in our pursuit – but it takes practice. Our lives with their linear confines tempt us to look back and focus on our short-comings, when all we long for is to live fluidly. We want to enjoy life. Our capacity to persevere is blocked by our consumation by the past. Change can be as simple as aligning with the seasons. We gauge our activities much as our ancestors did. We have the freedom to choose. Anxiety is a fear of loosing control, when in reality we have none. What moments define your happiness? Were you in control during their occurance?
Our transmigrational evolution has one condition: we are to experience – and in my personal opinion - it's time to enjoy life, and we are capable of rewriting our life script.
I want to dwell for a moment on the concept of the Rainbow Warrior, for this "identity" is our first step into ownership of our stories, in order to heal and return vitality takes commitment.
I don't remember who first addressed this concept with me, but I worked with it for a long time. From watching myself step out of the abused wive and victimized Indian, to working with others who carried similar patterns, my sense has been that fearful control is our greatest sabbator – and it's time to let it go – the sad story can be over and our focus can shift to fulfilling dreams.
"I understand," a woman cried, "why I am so scared and don't want to be human." Seeing herself as "not from earth," and finding support in life, kept her from recognizing her own humanity. This is what we learn as inner child work.
It is in this connection that the Star Path invariably unites us and I am asked: "How an we be both." While it may be hard to conceive, we are mixed bloods, mixed concepts, that meld to make us who we are.
It is important to understand that we are all we need to be - from both - both are integral in our perspective philosophy, and our next step is taken from this understanding. We penetrate illusion, when we hear our own voice – when we awaken to the truth of our value. We no longer separate, we heal. We accept our divinity and find safety.
I stared piercingly at the young women in my dream for a long moment before I answered. Then I nodded.
"So it is."
I turned and reached into my bag. I brought out four feathers and my medicine bowl, laid the feathers pointing to the four directions, with the bowl in the center, with water in it. The women settled in for the first phase of our ceremony.
There is great reverence shown for the objects I use in a ritual. My fingers worked diligently, as I touched my old friends. I carefully honored them for their work, because I realize the power they contain. We are one in this magical moment. I have been allowed to work with these prceious tools, many of which have been handed down through the generations.
"You know, my daughters, where we sit?" I ask as I continue our circle.
Wolf Star nodded, wide-eyed without speaking. I spread possibilities before them. Dozens of images show plainly in the fire of the lodge.
"I close the universal circle," I continued,"and the universe becomes earthlife." I encircled the feathers and bowl with corn meal.
I showed the women the tlish diyan breathwork, and offered life, then inhaled life with the circling movement of my arms and hands. We could see more after this exchange.
"Many years ago, before you were born, my daughters, you chose the path you walk now. All experiences were carefully charted, and now you dream. You are complete to chart a new course." Grandmother Naylin dropped in, to share her message.
"Now you have come here, come among us, with new hope."
Sitting Crow listened intently. Many in our circle this night, had struggled. Yet, with Grandmother, a new dimension was added. Little Shell eagerly looked more closely at the fire. Yes, truth was found this night. Eagerly, Bear Cub looked around. Some of Grandmother's messages resembled those they had heard from others. River Wind reflected a successful gifting of power, and Arrows Held Together settled into herself. The Hat'ii Lodge, with women sitting in circle, some for the first time, was steaming and changing us. A resounding moment resulted, and Cloud Moon spoke of this. Yes, this was the VisionKeepers, as Grams Twylah had shown me. That had been years before some of these women were born, others were just babies.
There was the polarity journey, too, which many had never experienced before, though they may have heard it mentioned. The transition, when Grandmother's HeartFire had been extinguished. And the vision of meeting one's self in the coming and going of life. I regard this vision journey, with a special kind of awe, my ancestry, guardians of all these fascinating ways. That we still talk, sharing the magic in a healing spiral dance of life.
"– and so, since the coming of Wolf Star, VisionKeepers has become your gift. The Women are full of dreams, and many choices for fulfillment. It was good when Wolf Star, came to us with her dream."
The Fairy Grotto at our ranch, forms a sacred space about 50 feet weed, with a seasonal creek, and a sensation of merging mystical with daily. This place, together with the work we do, is home to wildlife, light and shadows, little people and my heart. At this time of impending Fall, of course, the grasses are dying back, and the lightning takes on a surrealistic quality. This is where I work. I am blessed.
Leslee GoodmanSun, Aug 26, 5:06 PM (14 hours ago)
I wanted to let you know that I’m including your essay on “A conscious partnership with the Earth” in an anthology of MOON magazine highlights on Kindle and in paperback. It’s called “The Earth speaks | Honoring Indigenous wisdom.”
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Thank you so much for sharing your work with The MOON!
The MOON magazine
I'm so excited about the new updates here at my Author page! Because you're an avid member of my community, I'd like to tell you that my new book will be released in the next few weeks. CONNECT TO THE EARTH is a children's book that will touch your life, as well as any little people in your life.
Right now, I'm watching the reports on Hurricane Lane as it approached the Hawaiian Islands – again we gather our prayer forces without fear. The utter beauty and power of Earth inspire growth, and tempt our natural fears – volcanos erupting in the Ring of Fire, earthquakes shaking up the dynamics of weather, wildfires everywhere – as I attempt to get ready for our 3rd annual cyclic ceremony that starts this evening and runs for five days. Breathe, it's all the way it needs to be. And to you, my extended family, you're in it with me as we evolve life with our choices.
Not everything is as it appears. In this new web page I will share excerpts from books for your to enjoy! I'll also be sharing some essays, contests, photos, and life in general. I hope you are as thrilled over this new beginning as I am.
And thanks to Joe Montoya for being my best friend since I was six years old, and his brilliant ways of helping me consolidate for the world.
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Maria Yraceburu is the internationally known earthwisdom elder, teacher and author of 23 books, including her latest children’s book, CONNECT TO THE EARTH. She has been delivering her life-changing messages since 1964. Maria has studied the indigenous forms of ecopsychology and spirituality since her birth. Her unique blend of psychology, philosophy, mythology, spirituality and the power of ritual are designed to foster new possibilities in life.