Planting the Seeds Of New Beginnings
Spring is arriving this evening and the snow is falling in Ashley Falls, MA.
How is spring arriving where you are? Today, I saw a few birds fly by
the window. I am getting ready to plant some seeds in the greenhouse,
but I need to remove the snow blocking the entrance. Hopefully,
by next week I will begin the sowing of the seeds.
As a gardener, the seed, for me, has always been a metaphor of life,
I see my life as a seed that journeys from darkness towards light.
Along, the way, I transform the old into the new as I journey within,
searching for another spring to come forth with my hidden potential.
I marvel at such a mystery of change from one form to another.
What forces are at work? Is energy the guiding light to bring forth
It is amassing to me how one tiny seed planted can transform
itself into a seedling with green leaves. Sometimes, I see a seedling
has an empty shell clinging to its leave. Is this a lesson in letting go?
What about the human mystery of transformation?
For me, it was a tearing of all that I had known, this was the alchemy
that created my process for transformation and freedom from the
Over the years I have learned that only from the darkness of loss,
I found new beginnings emerging, and a way for rebirthing, and
releasing the authentic me.
Are you experiencing the Hero’s journey of becoming?
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Winter is over, dear reader, time to bring forth your seedling.
What will you plant in your heart’s garden?
The Guardian of the Seed
To plant in your heart
The seeds of
Appreciation and Joy
Nurture their potential
Guide their life-giving energy
Encourage them to come forth
Sharing their wisdom
Honor their uniqueness
Salute their presence
Observe their inner process
Guiding them toward their inner knowing
The Guardian of the seed
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Will You Answer The Call?
Now, it’s time to wake from sleep and prepare the heart soil for the planting.
Where to begin?
Close your eyes and center your attention on your heart
Then slowly, breath in love
Image that the heart is expanding into a flame that radiates white light
Feel the light filling heart with appreciation and joy
Now breath out any negative emotion that prevents the light from filling your heart
Be gentle and blow love into your heart’s seeds of new beginnings.
Then plant them into your heart’s essence
Be still and listen to their wisdom
Be gentle, and wait while they come forth with your potential.
Breath in love
Breath out rebirth
Breath in appreciation
Breath out joy