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When Life Seems To Be Pushing Against Me…

 

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Against All Odds…

and I am all hemmed in and don’t know what to do…

where to go…

which way to turn…

who to listen to…

what to choose…

I

then

follow

my

heart

my

joy

and

I

am

never

disappointed

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My Heart Is…

Woman At Crossroads – Artwork & Photography by Toni Roberts

the

meeting place

of my

brain

and

   gut

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I Am Reframing My Life…

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Una Mitad De La Pareja – Photo by Toni Roberts

thought by thought

belief by belief

emotion by emotion

opinion by opinion

prejudice by prejudice

intolerance by intolerance

judgement by judgement

and

thus…

RESTRUCTURING

my

BEING

 

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Slowly But Surely…

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Long Island Sound; Photo by Toni Roberts

 

I am learning to surrender

personal dreams

ambitions

and

desires of the flesh

to

a

HIGHER CONSCIOUSNESS…THE GREAT MYSTERY…THE COSMIC SOUP…GOD…ALLAH…THE FATHER…THE GREAT MOTHER…THE COSMIC WOMB…THE FORCE…KRISHNA…JESUS…A HIGHER POWER…THE MOTHER/FATHER…THE GODDESS…

WHATEVER…

IT

is

that gives

form

and

substance

to

this

3-D-DRAMA

called: Human Life on Planet Earth

 

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Today…

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Inner Stillness – Photo by Toni Roberts

I

sit

in the

STILLNESS..

with a

GRATEFUL

HEART

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Today…

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La Pareja – Photo by Toni Roberts

I place

one

careful

foot

before

the

other

As I walk

this

Holy Way

this

Path of Uncertainty…

in

Peace

and

Surrender

 

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Frozen II…

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River, Wetlands & Sound – 1/7/18: Day 3 of Big Freeze – Photo by Toni Roberts

my

heart

lifelesscolddesolate

the cessation of all movement

absolute

stillness…

thus

my very being mimics

You…

my

Teacher…

my

Guide…

my

Orisha-Goddess…

Oshun

Queen of the River

She

Who causes the

Waters of Life

to flow…

 

I sit here

still

as

You

are…

awaiting

the

gentle kiss

of

SpringRebirth

empty

cold

alone

 

whatever swims beneath your frozen surface

not for me to see…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frozen…

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Hutchinson River; Wetlands & Long Island Sound – 1/5/18 – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

like my beloved river

I too am frozen in time…

 

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Bear Totem & La Madonna – Photo by Toni Roberts

in retreat

like Bear

I take refuge in my cave of isolation

in this time of hibernation

this trancelike state in which I rest

as new life

develops and grows within

crafted and shaped by

Unseen Hands of an Invisible Creator

 

like Bear

it is not I who doeth the

Work

of

gestationgrowthdevelopment

and the eventual

springtime

birth

of what is new and vital and necessary

for the continued success of this

mysterious venture

of 

fleshbound

spirit

following the 

Creative Directive

of an

Unseen Force

that

simply

is

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At My Window Altar…

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Window Altar – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

meditating…

contemplating…

river-gazing…

understanding…

 

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Window Altar II – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

that there is nothing to do

but

this

nowhere to go

but

here...

no one to  become but

who

I

AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I Am Learning How…

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Rock Garden – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

to

identify

less

with this

body

and

more

with the

Creative Intelligence

that

created

and

sustains

it

 

 

 

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