There is a great mirroring happening throughout the Universe! Have you noticed? The patterns and designs of life at the most minute levels are mirrored at the most macro levels. Beautiful geometric fractals forming, changing, and reforming through conscious waves of sound frequencies, all connected into a great harmonic web; this is the Universe we live in.
This is the Great Harmony.
We are always being offered opportunities to become whole. I believe our purpose here on Earth, the human journey, is about finding our true forms, and the balance between our minds and hearts. Through our connection to nature and natural systems we receive a profound teaching that we are not broken or toxic, but that we are included in these natural intricate systems within systems of intelligence and beauty. We may feel disconnected or lost, but we can never actually be severed from the truth; that we are part of this vast, beautiful harmony.
When we start reconnecting with nature, we begin to experience her medicine touching us in the ways we most need this intervention. We can go to her with our shame, our guilt, our anger, and she will not turn us away. We can pour tears from our eyes into her soil, and she will receive it without judgement. We can lay in her arms as long as we need, without being rejected. Eventually, through the unconditional tending of nature to our hearts, we begin to soften. Her soothing sounds, her solid touch, all these things are harmonic with our human biological systems. We begin to detoxify the fast-paced urban noises from our minds and bodies, and open once again, like a flower in sunlight, perfectly designed to receive nourishment.
Nature is constantly flowing rivers of energy in and through everything on the Earth.
Nature is expression of the life force of the planet.
Just as our physical constitution and complexion is the expression of our personal healthy life force.
When we approach nature – she will immediately, in her way, diagnose and heal us of the imbalances in our energy systems that are at the root of our surface symptoms – such as insomnia, inflammation, anxiety… If we spend enough time in nature, we will begin feeling an incredible sense of balance and well-being.
As we come to reorganize our lives to include time with nature, we may notice that everything begins to transform – our health, our values, our relationships. The Great Harmony of vital life begins to penetrate into every area of our world, bringing balance.
Then there comes a point when we have to go even further in the healing process, and dissolve the perception of separation between ourselves and Nature.
Not just Nature as healer or even nature as friend, but Nature and Self are One.
We can’t see nature permanently as our healer or as medicine for us to ingest and then we feel better. Even if we are full of gratitude, love and respect as we receive the healing energies. Even if we are making sincere offerings in return. For the awakening human heart, to remain at this level of relating will stunt our growth. There is another level of “home-coming” that must be embodied at some point down the road – eventually and inevitably. Our Original Instructions, still yet alive in our consciousness and DNA, holds this integral understanding of who we are.
Nature and Self are One.
To understand this is to know that you are a Receiver, just like nature, and you are a Generator, just like nature. You are designed to take in energy from your environment, physically and spiritually, and transform this into new forms of life and offerings of sustenance for those around you. When we are severed from nature, we close off our ability to receive and we forget we can generate what we need from our own being.
You are a natural Receiver.
You are a natural Generator.
I would invite you to allow your mind to be nourished by the vibrations of nature and cosmos (Receive) and from this transmission, design your sustainable livelihood (Generate). We can be so attuned to the subtle communications of the spirits of the land, air, water, and fire, that we literally feel when a decision we make could throw the harmony out of balance and create dis-ease in the greater system. Our deeply embedded original instructions tell us that when a dis-harmonic decision is made by one person, it effects all life on Earth and therefore future generations. When we are living in harmony AS nature, we make decisions that bless all life.
As Nature, you are a Conduit for the Divine.
Our Nature Family, the consciousness of Gaia, is constantly available to us, as a mirror, teacher, and mentor, of how to live in the Great Harmony. We are a life form that is susceptible to falling out of harmony and when we do, we destroy life-giving systems. Our egos are still young and easily seduced by instant gratification and manipulated by fear. To learn from Nature, we must get humble. Our egos must surrender the programming, even if the programming fulfills some desire. As nature detoxifies you, you will get to a place where you feel ill if you behave against natural wisdom. Then you know you’re almost home, to the peace of your True Nature. Living in the Great Harmony will give you energy and a sense of well-being.
What if you could walk on the Earth fully AWAKE; in a grounded knowing that true health is a constant, spontaneous, ecstatic giving and receiving between your individual bio-electro-magnetic system and all other living beings, and that this is the functioning of a larger body you are a part of – Our planet, Gaia; which is part of an even greater harmonic system: Our Solar System; which is part of an even vaster harmonic system: the Milky Way Galaxy, and so on and so on and so on… ? Who would you be? How would you live differently than you do now? What disharmonic habits would you let go of today?
Human beings of the modern industrial world are lost in a maze of lies and systematic conditioning by those who want control. We have been abused, violated, and brainwashed – told we are broken, toxic, sinners, and in order to prove we have the right to exist – we have to create a false self that desperately grasps for the approval of the Game – dominant society.
But that doesn’t mean we can’t change and find our way home again with connection to nature as our guide.
Many ancient cultures and some communities still on the planet today never lost their sanity and knowing of who they are in the cosmos. They still carry and live by their Original Instructions. For these peoples, this understanding of our true nature is normal. Matter of fact. The way it is and has always been.
This is a state where we know beyond a shadow of a doubt that our very bio-electro-magnetic beingness is as much of a valued member of the planetary harmony as the wind is, or the forests are. Just as the kidneys are an irreplaceable part of our bodies, without the contribution of which, our physical bodies would die, Homo sapiens are an irreplaceable contributor to our planet.
What do we need to support us, as we make this journey home into the Great Harmony?
- Community to validate and mirror us.
- Mentoring from those who have unplugged already or are a few steps beyond us and know the way.
- Radical self-honesty.
- Radical trust in the infinite intelligence of Nature – and the Nature we are.
- Help to preserve those indigenous cultures who never forgot and continue to live in the Great Harmony of Life.
- Respect and trust as we desire others we care about to also unplug, but it may not be their time.
- Self-care and compassion.
- Surround yourself with resources to keep you strong on the path – community ritual, nature, animals, journaling, art, dance, music, books, videos, teachers, events, healthy practices of eating and exercising…
- Asking for help when you need it.
- A spiritual practice, shared with others, that brings you home into peace and truth.