Shortcut to Happiness

Shortcut to happiness – a crude version of my mind map

I stopped the other day, talk to a neighbor I had never met. His son had gone off to college and he said he was very, very lonely, as he found himself eating alone, living alone and missing his son terribly. Whew, that is a hard feeling!

I too find myself lonely at times, it is a symptom the human condition. I can be lonely even with other people around, even people who love me and care for me!

One thing that I have learned from the study of Vedanta, and A Course in Miracles, is that happiness, contentedness and peace, are ours already, they are within us. They are accessible to us when we remember that our True identity is not this body, it is Consciousness itself. When I remember who I Truly Am, or when I become “at one”  or I atone… then I relax, and am content. I am happy.

There are times where I struggle to find happiness in myself. I use a mental map of sorts to lead me to it. The map is my version of a map of life. It’s easier to remember this map when I take time alone, in quiet, or when I spend time in nature.

My mental map shows the things that are seemingly outside of me, family, relationships, jobs, money, attainments, food, stuff, activities and places… all the outer physical, emotional and mental stuff of this world. They are actually all just stand ins, stimuli, reminders, access points and teaching aids for us all. The things of the world either lure us away, or point us toward our happiness, which lies within us.

The things of this world help stimulate the choices we make, to remember who and what we are, as either part of the outside world –or– as separate from it.

Happiness doesn’t lie outside of us… ever! We may find people, relationships, situations and things that make us feel happy for awhile, but they are not the source of our happiness.

Happiness is ours already, it is within us. We can choose to feel it and find access to it more easily, surely when things are going our way. It’s when the going gets tough, that happiness is harder to find.

And so, the shortcut to happiness is to go within, and to look for happiness inside of ourselves. Who we are, our true identity is eternally and always bathed in happiness.

Our happiness is available to us in inner stillness, because it is in inner stillness that we are focused and at home and not pulled outside of ourselves, to react. In stillness, we can remember our core Self, our steady, innate, unflinching, unfailing Self. Inside our very own bodies, we have a “Source connection”1 which is who we are as Consciousness, Source or One.

Our true identity as Consciousness does not necessarily give us a distinct feeling, because we are ALWAYS Consciousness or Source or One! Happiness is intrinsically a part of who we already are, we can access it when we remember that we are part of All That Is, and not separate from it.

And so you can find your happiness when you expand your definition of who you are… when your “me” becomes all of life, all of creation. You can see the green circles expanding in my drawing, as an illustration of how I can define myself as all and everything.

The shortcut to happiness is to see ourselves as the world, and to remember that I am, we are Consciousness itself. I am the Consciousness that makes up and flows through all things. I am not the body I live in, I am, we are Consciousness.

Consciousness makes up the material of all things, enlivens all things, and it is who we Truly are.

Happiness is within you. Access it when you remember you are part of the team of LIFE! Access it when you remember you are Consciousness and not the body.

This shortcut to happiness is also the shortcut to Love, and Peace and Joy! Be Well! Be Happy and Choose Love!

Freedom

  1. Check out Oracle Girl https://www.oraclegirl.org/  on line for more guidance on accessing our “Source Connection” within our bodies.

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Your Perspective Is Everything

****************Hold onto your heart-center’s perception of all in aligned harmony,
working together for good.
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Your Perspective Is Everything

****************Hold onto your heart-center’s perception of all in aligned harmony,
working together for good.

Dear Ones, Your time here is limited. Do what you can to align to the fullness of who you truly are.

Your temptations to fall into fear, longing and emptiness are not to be allowed.

You are necessarily in a process of undoing. Find your peace with it. Do not fight its tendrils.

You will see a great value and benefit from holding Love in your heart and cultivating stillness, peacefulness and equanimity in the face of great change.

Your choices are seemingly many, they would hold you to a fineness of character, refinement of potential and evenness in action.

This means~ allow… be still… hold onto your heart center’s perception of all in aligned harmony, working together for good.

Your perspective is everything.

It holds the key. Seeing the Light in all beings brings forth healing Light as you well know.

I wish for you to find the simplest stance.

And that of course is where just ONE is all there is.

And so perceive the union of Self and other in Self. As Self. (Not with the Self or to Self!) Only in this clarity of identity can the world be saved from further great disruption.

I asked: “Does this mean consolidation of power and authority?”

Yes, ~into the individual, away from the outer means and ways of human culture.

And so we thank you and withdraw.

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Do Not Engage!

I got this yesterday, and was told it might be helpful to some to pass along…

Dear Ones,

It is a time of trial and confusion, as forces in turmoil are released for their fulfilled expression. They are not in service to healing at his time and so it is a good time to remain calm, peaceful, aligned and clear.

This is done by just allowing the turmoil to wash over. Do not engage! This is a safety issue and it will be a forgiveness opportunity for many, and so as the world turns in her fulfilled matrix of confusion, conflagration and completion you may be certain that all is in order. All is ok.

Trust the process of exhuming past wounds for expression, reflection and healing. Undo all that is in arched up~liftment in order to begin anew. Fresh, clean, understood – understanding it asks only to be true and clear and clean of heart- mind and spirit.

That is all my dears, that is all.

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Be Kind To Nature

“Dear Ones, In order for the natural world to be in harmony with its expressions, it requires of the individual expressions within it to be at harmony with themselves.

The discord, the internal discord in the human family is one factor in the challenge of nature’s demonstrations, and extreme conditions at this time. Although there are many people in harmony and joy and uplifted perspective, the bulk of humans are in internal discord, separated from themselves as beings ingrained and part of the whole of nature and the environment.

As one begins to realize the import of this, then there is an opening to receive the lost threads of connection: the pull of the ties of love for nature and the peaceful feeling of being in nature.

So my dears, enjoy your days and find time to be in nature, find time to be quiet within yourself, at peace with your outer world.

Enfold yourself in the natural world as part of it, as an integral piece of it, not to attain a goal… but to return to the true nature of who you are. As this is achieved, or received, then there is a peacefulness you feel being in your Earthly home, that is lost to you when you are feeling alone and separated from the natural world.

Thank you. All is One may you be blessed.”

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I found this photo in some old photos I had taken in India. It spurred my sitting and opening up for the words to come. ~Freedom http://www.hopeivesmauran.com

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You Are Liberty Climbing The Ladder of Consciousness

We are each of us embodiments of Lady Liberty, let’s hold our torches high, to see clearly the way through these times on Earth. Our freedom to choose, our birthright as creators and our vision of the future will bring it forth into manifestation.

Let us stand tall, connect with our own Source, anchor its wisdom, purity and perspective in our bodies. It is from our Source connection, that our thoughts, emotions, words and actions call forth the future that we all wish for. It is from our Source connection, that our frequency emanates healing, peace… love.

Our every act of love, our every act of inclusion, our every gentle touch, and our every internal choice for peace is carried forth into the information field, where it uplifts and informs all humanity… it creates.

Every choice we are making right now is creating the world we live in.

We are the ones we have been waiting for! Our time is now. The curtain call is here. There is no longer a need to fit in, do what is expected, or what external forces would tell us to do. What is our inspired action? What is our chosen way of being? What thoughts will we choose to entertain? What visions of the future will we empower? What kind of world will we build for our children and grandchildren? What will they call us seven generations from now?

Lady Liberty offers you her permission (if you should need it), to carry her torch of Freedom. Imagine you are carrying her torch now, and she stands beside you as you move through your days. (Now there is an image for the grocery store aisle! Liberty blessing and seeding her Light into everyone you encounter.) Liberty is freeing you now, to be the Lightest, most connected, loving, joyful, free and inspired version of who you are. You and she are lighting the way for the enLIGHTened future to be birthed.

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!

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~Freedom

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I Asked For Healing

I asked for healing and received this message:

“In order to heal you must act differently, think differently, move differently.

It requires a complete change of focus.

A focus upon the healing that is, already, in the wholeness of timelessness.

See the Oneness always. Transcend the separation- always.

Unify the Self with all others in spirit, not it form.

If you use these precepts then there is a new relational pattern with your Source, with the One that you are and all shifts down line in the physical.

It’s quite simple really.

All’s One – and in One- nothing and I mean NOTHING is broken… ever!

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Be In the Living Light of Love

“Take down a letter to the human family.”

What shall you say?

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“Dear Ones, it is with great joy I return to your awareness on this Saturday.

It is a day filled with potential and with joyful endeavors. Be not afraid to focus yourself upon the tasks at hand that require of you to be in the living light of love

What actions might be taken that will fill me with love in action? Ask this of yourself.

And hold yourself to the task of fulfilling those actions. And get back to me. 

I am here within you. As I am within this vessel for my worlds.

It is not separate from you that I am. We are One Life, One Family and One Human Body, in a multitude of beings.

Enjoy this day! And be well!”

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Is that it?

“Yes, my dear, that is all for today.”

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A Message for all Humanity From our Future Self

What shall I do?

“Sit down and write a message to all humanity.”

Please dictate.

“Dear Ones, you are blessed, there is only Love. All emanations and evidence otherwise are merely a dream of separation.

Enjoy yourself, your family and your life, for it is of your choosing to live as you do.

Be of good cheer, as you sort yourself out of the dream you call life on Earth, it requires attention, and not to be taken too seriously, as well.

Align to the perfect expression for your life and for the world.  This means to act from and in Love always.

Use this time, and these days of sequestering with great precision, to hold the future situation you desire in mind.

See this world not as a hard reality. For although this is a dream, why not make it a pleasant one, one filled with joy and peaceful understanding of others?

Help others to see their way through this.

As you well know it is not always easy, but it can be quite simple to remain focused on Love. Remind yourself.

Allow yourself to see what is operating within your mind. When you see it is ‘otherness than Love’, say to it: ‘Thank you for your protection of me thus far, it is time for us to part, and try a new way. A way of Love, understanding, and willingness to Love no matter what.’

This is based in the premise and reality that all are ONE, all are of Godly expression, all are of the One Source.

The manifestations otherwise, are merely false expressions of a clouded mind. 

Ask for help to clear your perception. This is a key. For in asking, you make yourself open to a new way of seeing.

See primarily with the eyes of Love, of God, of acceptance and understanding.

The patterns that are caught within the human family and paradigm are weakening. They are falling away. They are no longer needed for your protections… they are obsolete.

Know with certainty that all is well no matter what. Your role is simply to do what you can to free yourself and others of the illusion that the world is real.

If you knew this world weren’t real, wouldn’t it make it easier to overlook its affronts?

Simply say, ‘Oh my look at that!‘ with a compassionate and bemused smile. It is a powerful phrase. 

Join with others to make this world rejoice, in compassion, in healing, in Love.

That is all. Good day.”

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Who shall I say has written this? 

“I have, the Higher Self of all humans.”

So, you might say this is a letter from our future Self?

“Yes, precisely.”

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Awaken Humanity, Become the Open Door to Love’s Light.

I asked Jesus if he had some words for us…

Dear Ones, this is a time of sorrow on Earth; a time of healing will come of this. Undoing the past is impossible, and not necessary. Creating a new future is what is called for. Begin today to create the world that you would like to see created.

Create a world filled with equality, fraternity, and beauty.  Wonder at the possibilities of the coming together of those that were previously separated! From worlds that were separate, create a world where all may eat from the table of life’s opportunities, celebrations, and equality of possibility. 

Living as a human family upon this increasingly small planet, requires a new way of looking at each other.

Look not to the things that separate, look to the things that join. As a human family, you all share more than you can imagine! Your life is one life, your human body structure is the same in all. Forgive yourself for seeing only the differences, and choose to see what is the same. Choose to see through the wounds and the challenges, to the heart and mind and presence of each individual, for it is in ensuring all humans are valued that the future is ensured. In solidarity, in oneness in Unity the future unfolds.

We of the realms beyond your sight, hold you all in our hearts. All in the human family are cherished, loved, held and supported. Call upon us in your times of darkness, and in your times of celebration, for we are here always; unified and holding you as our brothers, sisters and others of Light. This ensures that all may be valued, heard and supported in this transition to Love upon your planet.

This is a pivotal time that calls for your action at the level of the heart, and the hands. As you are able to bring those who have been unseen and unheard, into the forums of your governments, and your communities, much will change in a good way. As barriers are broken down, energy and light may flow freely.

A smile goes a very long way, remember this. Allow your tears for the collective suffering of your families, friends and your societies, and move on. Move on to the world created of Love and peaceful coexistence, the world created of harmony within yourself, that radiates outward into your actions and responses to the world. As life unfolds, there is much to look forward to… so much potential to be unleashed, so much creativity to be expressed, so much Love to be given and received.

For we are One family, One nation, and One human Self, seemingly organized into different vessels of expression, but in Truth, only One: One Mind, One Heart, One body, One Consciousness. There is far more that joins than that separates us.

Be still. Take time to be still and relax your nervous system, it is overburdened, as are the adrenal glands. Rest. Meditate. Pray. Be in nature. Be still in life as much as you are active and this will remedy itself. As we move forth together, aligned in Love and the awareness of our Oneness, the world’s demonstrations will ease, and cease to provoke so vehemently.

Take heed of your role as part of the network of humanity. Leave no one behind. Let no one be unloved. Allow for each individual’s expressions, and drill down into the heart of Love that is there, in all… in all the perpetrators of heinous acts, and in all the victims, and receivers of aggressive energy. This is not a lofty ideal, this is a way of being that is crying to come to the earth as a norm.

What if the norm for Earth was to Love? Instead of to call names and attack? What if life on Earth was filled with joy, respect, harmony and celebration? Enjoin yourself to this ideal. Make Love’s expression possible in your life and on this planet too. Make the conscious choice to align to Love.

As you move forth from your homes, back into the world, do so with a gentleness of demeanor, it is not business as usual! Or all is wasted. Choose again to be loving. Choose again to be fair. Be willing to see things differently.

Choose again and again to hold yourself accountable to all life, and to your human family. There is nothing that says all humans must have the same things, there is however a universal law of non-injury… compassion, and healing come of this. Allow the world its unique expression, and also do your part to bring equality to those beings who are starving for it. Not in the sense of inferior/ superior, in the sense of deferring to others through an exchange. Allow. Assist. Existence calls for you to extend resources and opportunities to those in need.

In this demonstration of the Unity of life, there is redemption. In this exchange of resources and Love, there is renewal.  As you move out in the world again, be of good cheer. Be of strong heart and generous hand. Do not let this time be wasted!

Know that you, each of you is loved beyond measure. Even those of you feeling lost and afraid for this world and its future, know that there are a myriad of angelic forces, ascended masters, healing entities awaiting your call.

Be well my Loves, for you are inheriting the Kingdom of God, and for those of you aware of this possibility, there is great joy and wonder in this. You see, as one is aware, then another level of power and potential exists; it is for this reason that so many of you are awake, in order to awaken others.  Do not overlook this aspect of your human existence, it is a critical open door right now that will give a boost to the new world, through each of you.

Awaken Humanity become the open door to love’s light!

Namaste. We are One. And so, it is.

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