I opted out of parenthood this lifetime. I have no children, at least not to my knowledge. (wink wink). But I can clearly see as I watch the little ones, that they are experiencing everything for the first time.
They have that sense of wonder. Something we all wish we could recapture.
No matter our age, we can still recall times in our life when we felt that sense of wonder. It could have been when we first fell in love, when we were creating something like art, or singing, or just enjoying a simple pleasure like a walk in the park or eating a bowl of ice cream.
I remember as a teenager, riding the bus to school each day, and being mesmerized by the clickity-clack of the money dispenser as the vehicle rode over the rough pavement. And what’s interesting is I have plenty of memories of traveling to some very beautiful places, and some of those times I felt…. meh! Nada.
We’ve all seen a young child vigorously enjoying a cardboard box after tearing it open to reveal an expensive Christmas gift. Maybe the box engaged more of their imagination.
So, being in the physical is a sensuous experience. There is nothing like it. But, because we have been here for so many lifetimes, and many of us, especially those of us who are into our so-called golden years…..have pretty much done it all….we have experienced pretty much what there is to experienced here.
It’s why so many of us are even wondering what the heck we are still doing here.
WHY AM I STILL HERE??
We could convince ourselves it’s because we are here for our children, our husband, our wife, the planet or for some god-forsaken mission. Maybe it’s because we want to assist others who are also going through this awesome and horrendous process…to help make it a little easier on them. Ok. Sure. Why not?
But, what’s happening is this: Yes, we are pretty bored with spaceship planet earth. Been there, done that. However, our soul has never been here in the way we now take for granted. It has never experienced this place on such a visceral level.
In our past lives, and for most of this life, we became adept at keeping our soul at arm’s length. In fact, we became convinced that the way to god, to spirit, was through renouncing the physical body, and physical reality. We saw them as distractions, so consequently we didn’t truly enjoy life.
If you have read and listened to much of the spiritual rhetoric you know that there is very little mention of the sensual pleasures of life. At least as those pleasures relate to spirit.
I HAVE BEEN WAITING
Our soul has been waiting for this. To experience what it feels like to eat a good meal. To watch a sunset through our eyes. To listen to music with our ears. And those experiences are not the same when we experience them with our soul. Those experiences are magnified, and there are more than the human senses involved. Everything gets amped up, and we begin to experience this reality as the human never had before.
Our soul isn’t experiencing the physical in order to post it on its Facebook page or put it in its blog, although the experience will probably be shared there.
Our soul just enjoys it. It’s not an intellectual undertaking.
I THINK, THEREFORE I RESIST
When we look around at this planet, at all the natural wonders, us included, and at the stars and planets at night, none of it was created from the brain. When you try to grasp the immense intricacies and complexity of every particle of this existence, you ask, how is this even possible?
And you know, absolutely, that it goes beyond the capabilities of the human mind. You know that no standard of artificial intelligence, which now has the ability to exceed the human brain, can create in the way that source has done, Whether one chooses to believe in a god or in some type of original source, or if they just think it was one great big accident, it is mind-blowing.
And yet our soul is quite simple. It is more like the little child playing with the cardboard box. Yet it was instrumental in the creation, YOU were instrumental in the creation of all you see before you.
And so, what has been created, sans the mind, or at least the mind we are familiar with….is a playground for the soul, YOU, who is an aspect of that grand source.
AND NOW FOR THE FUN PORTION OF OUR PROGRAM
Many of us are pretty much done with the lessons stage of our program. Now we’re into the enjoying stage. Well, we won’t harp on the crushing stage and the bored stage. But now after all the time and devotion we put in, we can relax and allow our new partner, our very own soul, to orchestrate our enlightenment. And, again, if we look around, it seems to know what it’s doing!
And we now know that the less resistance from the mind, the better.
Let soul play with you, and invite soul with you to do even some of the mundane stuff. But don’t expect soul to get revved up over something you find utterly boring, If it’s that boring, put it off, if you can, and go find something more fun to do.
From my experience, the more open I become with allowing my soul to be with me on a daily basis, the more I feel like I am experiencing things for the first time.
I suspect that the more we can sustain these joyful moments, the more we will see that reflected back to us, as life begins to serves us. And by us, I mean both our human and our god-selves.
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