What happens IS your path

This is a repost from Jeff Foster (www.lifewithoutacentre.com)
November 17 at 2:54 PM ยท

WHY YOUR LIFE CANNOT GO WRONG

In reality, your world is set up so that nothing happens to you, but everything happens for you – for your awakening, for your growth, for your inspiration, for your exploration – even if you forget that, or sometimes cannot see it, or sometimes fall into distraction and despair.

When there is no fixed destination, you cannot ever lose your destination, so you cannot ever lose your path, so nothing that happens in your life can take you off your path. Your path IS what happens, and what happens IS your path. There is no other.

Everything is a gift on this unbreakable path that you call your life – the laughter, the tears, the times of great sorrow, the experiences of profound loss, the pain, the confusion, the times you believe you’ll never make it, even the overwhelming heartbreak of love – even if you forget that sometimes, or cannot see that sometimes, or lose faith absolutely in the entire show sometimes.

But even the loss of faith in the show is part of the show, and even the scene where ‘something goes wrong’ is not indicative of the show going wrong, and so you are always exactly where you need to be, believe it or not, even if you are not.

Life can be trusted absolutely, even when trust seems a million light-years away, and life cannot go wrong, for all is life, and life is all.

Understand this, know it in your heart, and spirituality is profoundly simple, as simple as breathing, as natural as gazing up at the stars at night and falling into silent wonder.

The universe is more beautiful than you could ever imagine.

– Jeff Foster

A few thoughts: Jeff Foster helps me name experiences and feelings that are hard to identify on my own. And when i read his poetry, something is stirred deep within that is beyond thought. His poetry warms me into deep acceptance of the complicated, sometimes messy path of life. I see his poems as pointers to Love.

Unexpected Whispers

Unexpected Whispers

And sometimes I walk
with the sun as my ally,
wondering about this or that.
Freedom to not need answers right now.
Aware

Over there the deer stares,
what does she know of Awareness?
I have a friend who knows it deeply,
we are explorers of experience.
Never alone

Illusions and fantasies with wants of their own,
seem to beckon for my attention.
Seeped in uncertainty,
it’s easy to stumble.
Compassion

And then unexpectedly,
a tall oak, the sun its apparent ally too,
whispers,
truth of our shared reality.
Wonder

The path widens
Seeing things as they are –
intimate, ephemeral, connected.
Once known,
Love can never be unknown

-by melissa jagoe-seidl

Written from a creative spark that was awakened in Consciousness.

I dedicate this to my teacher who helped me grow in unimaginable ways.

Be conscious You are holding Love. We are here to give Love and to be Love.