Pilgrims to Self

A musing.

We traverse the way. Pilgrims. Love our star and guide. That love always calling us to a deeper/higher love to the one of before. Towards G-d. Christ ever walking to Calvilary, the sorrowful mysteries, the Serpent ever shedding its skin.

{Image of the cross and serpent…the staff of Moses – William Blake}

God gave his only Son, to be like a mirror to ourselves, so that we can see ourselves as we truly are.


And Breathe…

It’s the weekend, thankfully! 

It’s interesting, although my mind/body cries in outrage this morning, how the feeding on stress and speed, desire and ego, the actions/reactions that are born out of this “stream” are so destructive. And yet here we are, all madly consuming. 

Be it data, information, going to the supermarket, so on and so on. 
However when one empties out, finding that “place” in the heart and once re-connected with, all love and beauty flows from there. 

I notice this as I write this morning. Instead of spending last night chilling out after a hectic week at work, in quiet contemplation, prayer and just *being*, re-finding my “core” again before taking up the weekend, I went headlong and continued feeding, consuming and perpetuating that current of stress.

It’s amazing when you really start to pay attention to your thoughts, body, actions, reactions and what “place” they come from and the relationship, correlation or choreography of that within the outer environment, how clearly we can begin to see what’s really going on. And just by doing really simple things like this.

Stop. Empty out. Breathe.

Try it sometime. You might be surprised at what you find!