one woman's journey to wholeness…

Posts tagged ‘photography by toni roberts’

Ponder This…

014

River Gazing- 4-9-2020 – Photograph by Toni Roberts

There’s not been a ProphetSageHoly Wo/man…or “Mangod…” in all the herstory of humankind who has not received her/his Wisdom while in a state of Meditative Silence

 The Time has now arrived for all of humanity to…sit downshut up…and LISTEN WITHIN

 For the Source of all Knowledge and Wisdom dwells within the Human Heart

 This is what COVID 19 is forcing the Wise of us to do…

 And to the Noisy Remainder

 Let these words herewith be sufficient

 

Așe and Goddess bless us all.

Toni Roberts

 

http://toniroberts.imagekind.com

https://www.facebook.com/gaiadaughters

 

Food For Thought…

Morning Light – Altar Arrangement/Photograph by Toni Roberts

A REACTION is emotional...

It is usually fear or anger-based…

It is spontaneous...lower brain...primitive

 

Whereas…

A RESPONSE is intelligent…balanced…unemotional…

And usually well thought-out

 

For the most part…HUMANITY appears to be REACTING to COVID 19

Instead of RESPONDING to it….

 

In which camp do you fall?

Toni Roberts

 

http://toniroberts.imagekind.com

https://www.facebook.com/gaiadaughters

 

 

During These Fear-Filled Days…

Stormy Weather – Photograph by Toni Roberts

We are kept WHOLE and SAFE by constantconscious connection to That Which Causes All There Isinto Being…(by whatever Name one calls It)…

Or…

We are torn apart by our FEARS

The choice is always OURS...

Toni Roberts

 

http://toniroberts.imagekind.com

https://www.facebook.com/gaiadaughters

What Has Your Disease Come To Tell You?

083

Winter Altar – Arrangement & Photograph by Toni Roberts

My experience with breast cancer some thirteen years ago taught me one thing…without a doubt

Disease is a messenger from the Soul!

Today as I sat before my altar in contemplative meditation…wondering about the cause of this sudden painful stiffness in my right thumb…and recent erratic blood pressure readings…the following Understandings drifted across the landscape of my mind:

All dis-ease is a physical manifestation of internalspiritual and/or psychological conditions…

Arthritis mirrors rigidity…an unwillingness to yield…to bend…to surrender to the realities of your physical existence…resistance and stubbornness…instead of non-resistance and surrender…

High or erratic blood pressure is a manifestation of your reacting emotionally to that which you find unpleasant and unacceptable…instead of rationally accepting that which you cannot change within the limitations of your human power…it is a result of emotionalism…of your repeating dysfunctional emotional patterns modeled by your immature parents…

***

We must learn to accept that which we cannot humanly change

***

Seek within for solutions…ask and you shall be answered…directed by Wisdom higher than the rational mind…

***

Nonresistancesurrenderacceptance…are the keys

***

And so, my Soul imparted this bit of Wisdom which I shall surely follow…for my Soul has never led me astray along this lifelong Journey to Wholeness

***

Whatever your stumbling blocks in life may be…I encourage you to seek within for solutions…for understanding…for guidance and wisdom

And then wait in quiet acceptance for the responding Message from your Soul

For your Soul will never lead you astray

Ase

 

This Season Of Christ…

fall altar 9 23 14 005

Isis With Baby Horus – Yemaya and Mary – Altar Arrangement and Photograph by Toni Roberts

Our conquerors taught us that there is nothing sacred in the stars or in the moon…that there is no magic in a singing brook or roaring ocean…no great mysteries in all the changing seasons…not in the glorious, bursting colors of fall…or in the holy silence of a snowy winter day

Our conquerors destroyed our connection with the Mother…taught us to feel shame at our love for HER

Our conquerors replaced IsisOsiris and Horus with a tale about MaryJoseph…and Jesus…their male child…who so resembled our conquerors…

They told us that this Jesus was a “mangod…” to be obeyed and worshipped…

And more than two thousand years later…like obedient children…we still bend our knees in prayer and worship before Jesus the “mangod…” of our conquerors…of those who tortured and murdered our forefathers…raped our foremothers…destroyed our ancient civilizations…stole our gold…silver…and diamond-filled lands…ripping us from our natural and holy way of life…into enslavement

And yet…more than two thousand years later…we continue to repeat the fable…the myth we were taught by our conquerors…

We continue to pray to…and worship his “mangod…”

Who have we become…?

More than two thousand years later…?

We…First Humans of planet earth

Who are we now…? In this new world…?

One created by our conquerors…?

Let us ponder this…this Christmas season…

This season of the “mangod…”

The Christ…

Of our conquerors

 

http://toniroberts.imagekind.com

https://www.facebook.com/gaiadaughters

 

Perfection Is…

048

A Summer Day In My Neighborhood – Photograph by Toni Roberts

 

the beauty of a summer day

 

http://toniroberts.imagekind.com

https://www.facebook.com/gaiadaughters

EVERYTHING…

092

Tree In Blossom On Greenway – Photograph by Toni Roberts

COMES TO PASS…

even those things we neither want…nor like…or think we need in our lives…

 

so…whatever IT is…take a deep breath…and let IT

PASS

 

exactly as IT came to do…

 

http://toniroberts.imagekind.com

https://www.facebook.com/gaiadaughters

 

The Secret Of Healthy…Youthful…Longevity Is…

 

Lake at Central Park, NYC – Photograph by Toni Roberts

flexibilityadaptability…being able to go with FLOW …

of WHATEVER things are at the MOMENT

NON-RESISTANCEis the ultimate ELIXIR

Toni Roberts

 

http://toniroberts.imagekind.com

https://www.facebook.com/gaiadaughters

 

Sitting Out The Storm…

011

Sitting Out The Storm – Photograph by Toni Roberts

sometimes…

there is nothing more that you can do…

but

sit out the storm

 

http://toniroberts.imagekind.com

https://www.facebook.com/gaiadaughters

The Highest Form Of Doing…

050

Altar Arrangement and Photograph by Toni Roberts

is being who you are…

 

http://toniroberts.imagekind.com

https://www.facebook.com/gaiadaughters

Tag Cloud

%d bloggers like this: