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It’s “All In…” Or Nothing At All…

African Rising – Pencil Drawing/Collage/Photography by Toni Roberts

 

It has become crystal clear to me…

That the “bottom line” on this Journey to Wholeness

Is the degree to which one is willing…and able

To surrender one’s human Will

100%

24/7

To a POWER

Although Clear and Present in one’s life…

Cannot be seentouchedtastedsmelled…or heard

Except by Supernatural means…

 

That is the Test

The Ultimate Test

In this Game…called Human Life on Planet Earth

 

One is either…“all in…”

Or not in the Game…at all…but simply lost in the confused creations of a frightened Ego

And ‘round and ‘round you go…

Arriving nowhere

 

Yes…indeed…

It’s definitely…all in…” or nothing at all…in this Game of Life

There is no middle ground…

 

Toni Roberts

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Meditation On Human Purpose…

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Sacred Space – Altar Arrangement/Photograph by Toni Roberts

Ever wonder what your role is on this Soul-Bound-in Flesh Journey of Mystery…?

Your Purpose in being…?

 

One awakens one day asking…who am I…?

For what earthly purpose has my Soul chosen imprisonment in this “flesh suit…?”

Why have I been thrust into this world of combatturmoilconfusion…and chaos…?

Why do I find myself in this Herenow…?

What purpose can I possibly serve in the bedlam…?

In a world gone mad…?

 

It is then…simply by the asking…that the answer appears

And one knowsbeyond any doubt…that we who suddenly become conscious

Finding ourselves Earthbound in  “suits of flesh…”

Are here to awakensurrender…and serve

That Which Fuels All LIFE

 

And so…without a second thought…one offers up all of one’s being

BodyMindSoul…as Fuel…to keep the Fire of Life ItSelf Burning…

For all Eternity

Toni Roberts

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I Have Finally Surrendered…

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Altar To My Ladies – Arrangement/Photograph by Toni Roberts

The futility of trying to teach my language to those just learning to speak 

I will instead wait in patience for the day that my ears ring with familiar words

 Uttered by strangers

 Then…I shall know that I have reached the “Promised Land…”

 Where dwelleth my Soul Kin

 My Family…which art on Earth

 Ase.

Toni Roberts

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On Relinquishing The Illusion Of Human Rulership…

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My Sacred Space – Photograph by Toni Roberts

Today…I am in FULL CONNECTION…at peacecalmreceptivenon-resisting…resting in the knowledge that “God’s” got this…all of it…this body with its aches and pains…my finances and other insecurities…the kids…grandkids…my People…my country…the insane, dangerous asshole in the White House with his threat of WWIII…the fate of the planet and all its living beings…

All of this…and so much more…I surrender this day…

I turn it over to Whomever…Whatever…I have no idea…I do not know…all that I do know is that it’s too much for me to carry on these puny human shoulders…

And furthermore…I do not have a clue as to the solution to any of it…So…here…”You” take it…WhoeverWhatever Caused me into being human in this timespace called planet earth

On this day…I quit…I relinquish all belief in human rulership…I replace ego-command…with Divine Command…and rest in the Knowledge that this release triggers…

Your Response

And for that I am most grateful

Ase.

Toni Roberts

 

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“God” Has A Plan…

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On A Clear Summer Day In My Neighborhood – Photograph by Toni Roberts

As one surrenders every millisecond of one’s Life to Divine Management

Truly “letting go and lettingGod…'”

Releasing all Ego-generated FearsImaginingsPrejudgements….Prejudices…and Preferences

One’s True Life Purpose can then begin to unfold from withinout

Organically...naturally...joyfully…as one’s everyday experiences in the material world

One is then WHOLE…and truly FREE

And that is the Purpose of all of this BEING…and DOING

Toni Roberts

 

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Sitting Out The Storm…

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Sitting Out The Storm – Photograph by Toni Roberts

sometimes…

there is nothing more that you can do…

but

sit out the storm

 

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I Give Myself to the…

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Grandmother Tree – Photograph by  Toni Roberts

LIFE

that

feeds

the

tree

of

which

i

am

merely

a

   branch

 

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On Becoming Whole…

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The River At Winter – Photography by Toni Roberts

The river at winter…

Makes me weep

 

“Black” boys killing each other…

Makes me weep

 

The genocide of my people…and other people-of-color…

Makes me weep

 

And, how well I know: “Of mine own selfI can do nothing…”

 

And that…

Makes me weep profusely

 

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Double Rainbow Over the River: Hope – Photograph by Toni Roberts

As it also gives me hope

For it is only when I give up the illusion of personal human power

It is in that moment of surrender: bodymind…soul…lifeego...

Surrender of my very Beingness…that I am assured that all is well

And I…and my dusty world are made Whole

 

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Today’s Prayer…

I Am Mother…Earth…Giver of Life – Artwork & Photograph by Toni Roberts http://toniroberts.imagekind.com

Goddess Mother

Of all there is…ever was…and ever shall be…

Take care of those whom I love…

And those whom I do not…

Cleanse every hidden corner of

ill will

jealousy

or

envy

from my

heart

I

Now

Let goreleasegiveshare

 May this be my

New Way of Being

 This day…and all the days of my life…

One

Day

at

a

  Time

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Life Shows Me…DAILY…

altar of peace

River Gazing… – Altar Arrangement & Photography by Toni Roberts

that

to

LIVE TRULY

is

not

about

what I want…

desire

or

think I need…

but about

where

I

best

   SERVE

 

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