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The Antidotes…to Stress…Fear…and Anxiety…

Isis with Horus – African Prototype-Virgin Mary With Child – Altar/Photograph by Toni Roberts

I…as you…am a mere mortal working diligently to maintain balance and equilibrium in a world gone berserk…the only thing preventing me from flying apart into a million confused pieces is Time spent with the Ancestors…hours communing with my Spirit Guides…and seeking Divine Counsel from my Family which art on the Other Side of Life

I have thus discovered the antidotes to STRESSFEAR…and ANXIETY…The three causes of all that ails us…throwing our bodiesminds…and souls out of kilter…and into states of diseaseimbalance…and despair

 

STRESSOne may replace all traces of STRESS…with PEACE

One may…indeed…achieve a “peace beyond understanding…”a lasting PEACE that remains with one throughout the day…by simply beginning each day in quiet prayerjournaling…and in Meditative Contemplation in one’s Sacred Space

This daily time of SILENCE…surrounded by Living Spirit then becomes one’s anchor in this life…one’s “church…”one’s “religion…”

One’s antidote to STRESS

 

FEAR…the “mind-killer…” cannot exist in the same space with LOVE and GRATITUDE

And so…one must remain mindful each moment of each day of what one is feeling…

Mindful…of the Energy that one is projecting out into the world with every thoughtword…and action

Are you responding to the world with LOVE…? Or with ridicule and judgment…?

Do you give when and where you see a need that you can fulfill…?

Are you living each day mindful of the healing power of LOVE…?

Are you immersing yourself in loving Energy whenever…wherever…and with whomever you can…?

One finds that FEAR all but disappears in the abundance of LOVE…pouring naturally…Un-summoned…from one’s heart into the world…

LOVE is then proven to be an inherentintrinsicinborn antidote to FEAR

 

ANXIETY…once you have accepted the Reality that you did not create yourself…it then follows that there must exist…in some Realm or OtherTHAT WHICH CAUSED YOU INTO BEING

Whatever It may be…

By Whatever Name called…

It then follows that this Creative Intelligence…that created you…knows why It has created you…

Therefore…

Your only job is to learn why you are here

The Purpose in your being human on planet Earth

It then becomes easy to relax into your life…whatever it may look like at any given moment…with the TRUST that your CREATOR will show you the reason for your BEING

You can then put one trustingfaithful foot before the other as you step carefully through the most troubling and fearful times

Knowing that THAT WHICH CAUSED YOU INTO BEING…also knows what It is doing with your life

Right hereRight nowStep by stepWalk in faithful knowing

Live your life with TRUST

The antidote to ANXIETY

 

Ase and Goddess bless us all.

 

Toni Roberts

 

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Wake Up! Baby Crone…

The Ol’ Crone Who Dwells Within – Pencil Drawing/Photography by Toni Roberts

Time to awaken, Baby Crone!

Time to rise…

To stretch your wings…

And

Fly

 

That rumbling in the womb that used to bleed just yesteryear…

Is the grumbling of Dis-Satisfaction

 

Time to wake up!

You who live still for the carefree fun of Maidenhood…and Womanhood

Those days…my love…are long gone…

Now is your time of the CroneTribal ElderGoddess-In-Flesh

It is your time for the Dance of Interdependence with She who Rules…in…as and through all that you are

It is only thus that the topsy-turvy world of Yang Supreme can be set once more a-straight…

Time now to surrender your girlish days of immaturity…and follow the deep stirrings of your Heart…and Solar Plexus

This Time when no blood flows marks the Beginning of your Awakening from the glamour of this manmade world of sensual pleasures that can never-ever-fulfill-or-satisfy…

No earthly thing can feed the unnamable hunger that haunts your days and restless nights…each crammed with people…places…things…that leave you dissatisfied…still hungering for the unnamableunreachableSomething…with which to fill your Empty Soul

Answer the Call! Baby Crone!

 The Time is Now…the choice is yours

Either the Path of the Mother Creator…or…the Way of Humanity: “Senior Citizen…” “Old age…” and the breakdown of the body’s organs and systems as the Soul throws off the confinement of Its now useless flesh suit to return to the Source of All Being

Wake up! Baby Crone!

The world needs you…

Right now

Come as you are

 

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“…As Little Children…”

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“…As Little Children…” – Photograph by Toni Roberts

Am realizing the full impact of spiritual surrender

of becoming once more as a child…

   innocent

   forgiving

leaping off

yet another of

   life’s

   cliffs

 

trusting

that there is

indeed

SOMETHING

to catch me

before

I

smash

into

the

rocks

   below

 

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“Resistance Is Futile”

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The Charioteer – The Tarot – Stock Photo

 

the events of this day have brought me to the realization that

LIFE is what IT is…

and I may as well learn how to “roll with the punches” because

“nobody promised me a rose garden…”

I am accepting this reality…

kickingscreaming and crying all the way…

however, even I can see that my sole rolelessontask

in this Great Drama Unfolding

is to maintain my center…my equilibrium

in the midst of

pain

confusion

and

chaos

Resistance is, indeed, futile

thus, with all the

ups and downs

ins and outs

good and evil

love and fear

confusion and indecision

of this life as a human on planet earth

I am doing my damnedest

to

hold to the center

like the Charioteer in the Tarot

holding to the middle line

allowing

the

GODS

to steer the

Chariot

 

 

 

 

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I Am Taught By My “Companions…”

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The Grandfathers At The Altar – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

to place one

careful foot

before the other…

 

one step

at a time

 

 

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El Abuelo Con La Pareja y El Arte De Kathy Vega – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

resolute

and

steadfast

 

as I 

move

smoothly

through

the

dark

moments

of

this

journey

to

wholeness

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Invisible Substance Of Beingness

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Creation – Penci Drawing/Photo by Toni Roberts

I strongly suspect

that all that I refer to as:

I

Me

Mine

is merely an

empty

mold

into which

THE INVISIBLE SUBSTANCE OF BEINGNESS

is

poured

 

 

 

 

 

 

What I Heard Today While Sitting…Breathing…Waiting…Listening…

Waxing-Gibbous-Moon 6 17 2016

Stock photo: Waxing Gibbous Moon

 

the secret of health, wealth and longevity:

when

Life

brings an end to

a

job

a

relationship

a

dream

   etc...

   LET IT GO…

stop trying to resuscitate that which is

  DEAD

release the

PAST

   and move on

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I Am Learning To Lean Into…

Awakening; Artwork and Photo by Toni Roberts

Awakening; Artwork and Photo by Toni Roberts

the

    pain…   

to fully

feel

   grief...

   sadness...

to let it

wash

through

   me

leaving me

   cleansed

   purified

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Gemini Moon…

full moon image stock photo

Full Moon; Stock Photo

 

   Gemini Moon…

in the fullness of

Your Light

the hidden self

   is revealed…

and as the dark self wanes before

   Your Brilliance…

the

Goddess Self

   expands…

illuminating the world

with the

    Healing Light

of

   Your Love…

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A Reminder From The Past…As I Continue Along This Journey To Wholeness…

Original drawing/photo by Toni Roberts

Original drawing/photo by Toni Roberts

 

Come, She beckoned,
Come here, my child,
Come sit beside me
Here in the Soul-protected
Silence of Solitude

Listen, my daughter,
To the sound
Of
Silence…

To the beating
Of
Your
Heart

To the rhythm of
Your
Breath…

Psst

Come sit with me in
Love-filled
Solitude,
Away from the
Din
Of
The
World

Sit quietly, my love and
Listen to the
Sound of
Your
BEING

And when I turned my
Ear inward
Permitting myself to
Hear beyond the
Devastating cries of my
Pained and wounded heart,
I heard Her whisper:

You must be It
Not just say It

Drawing and poem originally published as: “My Ol’ Crone Within;” The Crone Chronicles magazine, 1998

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