It all begins with perception ... stopping ... noticing ... paying attention to what is here right in front of us.
Beauty speaks. It captures our attention. The essence of a flower is so simple. It whispers, "See me. Be with me."
When we accept its invitation to stop and linger awhile, something opens in us. The busyness of the world falls away and we drop into a place of remembering.
There is time. There is space. There is a place of belonging for us in this quintessential moment when human and flower meet face to face.
Being, breathing ...
We lean in. We take a closer look.
What is here ... what is here?
Ahhh, divine delight. Extraordinary beauty in soft plateaus of pink, in welcoming folds of gold.
Being, breathing ...
As we are drawn even more towards its center, a sacred flower soul embraces us as we are—affirms who we ourselves have forgotten ourselves to be.
"Do you remember," she says?
"I am you.
When you see me in all my pink-hued glory, you witness your own magnificence.
I am you and you are me.
You think me magnificent but you are magnificent too."
Breathing, being, receiving the blessing of remembering ...
Embracing the subtleties of divine creation, in essence and in purpose, all creatures below the heavens are One.
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is a touchpoint. a resting place, a "remembering" of who we really are and how we can best live—kindly and compassionately with ourselves and others.
Janice Lynne Lundy, DMin
is an educator, interspiritual director/guide and retreat leader who has been pointing people back toward the Sacred for more than twenty years. She is the author of several spiritual growth books, including Your Truest Self, My Deepest Me and Portable Peace., and is the co-founder and co-director of the Spiritual Guidance Training Institute.