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The Little Soul stood at the centre and what she could see was Magnificent!
In all directions, nothing but light. She knew nothing else. Only light.
Her life was in the light and her life was of the light.
She was at the centre of the light and she was the light.
It’s assumed that these kids will be fine because they’re so smart.
Not Ben. Not the gifted kids I know.
Anxiety. Perfectionism. Expectations. Pressure.
To the max.
Does this sound like you or your kids?
The most powerful text message I have ever received: “Hey mum, can we catch up”. I burst into tears as relief flooded my body. This was the beginning of healing a relationship with my teenage son that had been dramatically severed 3 years earlier when, in his words, I “kicked him out of home”.
These are the traits of a gifted human; a person with a rainforest mind.
One day he said to me, I have to know everything before I learn it.
“We hope you have a long, healthy life,” Lou’s parents told the baby, reaching out for a cuddle. They were beginning to experience all sorts of aches and pains as they grew older…
Sam wanted a knight suit. He wanted one desperately. His best friend Keith had a knight suit. Liam had two. Even Jodie had one. And everyone knows that girls can’t be knights.
Gold filled the palette of Shesha’s mind. Then green appeared in the form of leaves creating a canopy for the sun’s rays to filter through.
You want her to just be her, to feel safe, to be herself.
To feel LOVED enough to express herself freely.
All she wants to do is look at the stars. To sit under the moonlight.
But it’s Summer, the sun doesn’t set until very late and she’s only 5 years old.
She tries to go to bed, to lie still while her sister drifts off to sleep on the bunk above her, but she just can’t.
Behold this child:
an angel bird born of fire
from goddess and warrior.
And so it is that we become
a branch of a tree
reaching toward the sun
One thousand lives might bring you back to the place of origin
or you can go there now
My Child, four years old, made a wish when blowing on a loose eyelash.
She said, “To have a Mommy that doesn’t get mad.”
I told her I wished that for her too.
I loved You before I met You.
I felt You before I saw You.
It’s in the stillness of sleep
and while your spirit dances with the fairies
that I can watch your sweet face
and see the beautiful woman you will become.
Life continually humbles
Throwing us backwards into the current
In January, one of the most powerful hearts I’ve ever experienced called me to my current home.
I came because the Universe could not be denied. There was not one second of doubt that I was meant to be here.
Within 10 days of following the energetic call of pure love, I’d given away most of my worldly belongings and uprooted my entire life to begin the process of dropping out of mainstream society by moving into an intentional living community.
Nothing to write. Nothing to talk about, just feelings and sitting in them so deeply lost, praying and meditating for guidance and wisdom.
So, here I am attempting three months in to make sense of my becoming, trying to use my hindsight to see the truth, to recognize the seeds that I’ve been planting for years, every step of the way.
Some days my mind and mental state wants to make things harder for me, and tells me "It would just be easier if ... (you sent the kids back to school), (went to work for someone else again) ... (created more 'security') ... (did more of what other people are doing) ... (INSERT OTHER MENTAL NOTE THAT IS OPPOSITE TO HOW I CHOOSE TO LIVE MY LIFE!).
It’s 4.30 am and I’m a little frustrated and annoyed.
I huff and sigh as I watch my husband walk out of the bedroom. Seconds earlier, I’d felt a twinge of delight as he took the time to ask me about my morning. I was replying enthusiastically, when mid sentence he suddenly disappeared out the door.
Just like us, our Children embody many gifts, and when we listen, we can hear them Remembering. They have the ability to alchemize: to transform unconsciousness into consciousness, the illusion of separateness into connection, and fear into love.
While I watched her navigate the adult world of spiritual learning, expansion and conscious connection, she decided with each exercise, session and lesson what she did and did not want to participate in while also balancing the desires and boundaries of her youth, I thought this CAN be done...Children absolutely can live this way.
Intuition is the conversation between us and the Universe. We are a divine piece of a benevolent Universe that is in communication with us all the time…