Love is the Answer - Community Newsletter - Issue #10
Apr 23, 2022 4:31 pm
Welcome to our Community Sharings!
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Love cradles my heart
Inside my teardrop
Heavy at the bottom
pointing toward heaven
The morning dawns
blue and golden
the darkness falls away
Vonn’s New Earth Day 604 – Enjoy.
The word enjoy means being in joy in the present moment and I am determined to spend my every moment of this gift of life in a state of enjoyment. The more I am grateful to be alive, to have this body to experience the physical with, to appreciate the air I breathe, the bird song in the trees, the wind rustling the leaves and the company of family and friends, the more I am filled with joy in the moment. As I write this, my joy comes from the stillness of the early morning, my beautiful cats peacefully curled up beside me, my connection to Source and soul, feeling the life force within me beating my heart and regulating my breath, giving me a deep sense of aliveness. I found a long time ago that there is no tomorrow or even a next moment, everything that is, can only be experienced in the now and that gives us enormous power. When we take control of this moment, we can control our life. By choosing joy and love in this moment as a priority we create that as fuel for all the moments to come. When we fill our own mind and heart with joy, we also create an energy that invites those we interact with to lift into that same frequency. If I was asked what the overall energy of our New Earth Community is, I would definitely say joy. Everyone as they gather are in a state of enjoyment as they are creating, building and celebrating a New Earth together. So, when someone asks me what are you doing tomorrow or this week or next week or with the rest of my life, I will answer; I will spend it in joy. I won’t be waiting for someone or something out there to give me joy, I put joy into everything I do because I can. Namaste <3 <3
Smile in the mayhem &
suddenly you’re the crazy one!
A Course in Syntropy and Human Ecology is being tweaked (technical term). It will be four weeks online in a zoom environment with presentations covering the principles and practices of Syntropic Agroforestry and the Life strategies that Nature (including our human nature) operates on. Email Souvereign if you are interested.
Copied from the Love & Quantum Resonance Telegram channel / Ramona Barb:
Be someone who gives yourself permission to have needs and desires, someone who understands having needs doesn't make you needy, who recognizes that you aren't supposed to do it all alone, someone who asks the ego to be quiet as you open yourself up to explore yourself and step into your own vulnerable space.
Be someone who pours love and acceptance into your darkness and lets go of judgments as you continue to do your deep work. Someone who understands perfection is a delusion and comparison steals your peace and joy. Someone who just loves without fear or hesitation, who claims self worth, value and magnificence. Someone who models self love to others, who can say no to others because you know first to say yes to self.
You were born to be magnificent, to show up and spread your love, your light and your magic with the world.
I believe in You, I believe in your Power & I believe in your Magnificence.
Your boundary need not be an angry electric fence that shocks those who touch it....
It can be a consistent light around you that announces: "I will be treated sacredly."
EVERY MOMENT YOU ARE HAPPY
IS YOUR GIFT TO THE WORLD!
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''The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery” Anais Nin
Here is a link to a lovely video:
LET THERE BE PEACE ON EARTH
A great pic of Martha & Ruthee - who received the wonderous gitt of meeting, hugging, laughing & loving - IN PERSON!
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Are you aware of the many Circles with a wide variety of topics on the BNL website? If not, visit the Circles on the BNL website... & share... & thank you, in advance, for your sharing!
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Just a few of the circles offered in the Brave New Life Community:
Canada Circle - Tuesday 7 PM EDT
Embody Pure Love - Friday 1:00 PM PST / 4:00 PM EDT / 4:00 AM Western Australia
Elder Flowers - Thursdays - 15 minutes after BNL Thursday Circle
UK/Euro Circle - Tuesdays & Wednesdays 7PM BST/8 PM CET
Bodacious Serendipity Sing-a-Long Circle - Friday evenings 7PM EST.
Talent not required, enthusiasm helps as we Share, Sing & Laugh! https://us06web.zoom.us/j/99351417386?pwd=WmpFVXBVYkk1dUlqWFcybzVQckhWUT09
Breathwork Circle: An opportunity to learn and practice alchemical breathing. https://community.bravenewlife.net/group/breathwork
Freedom Support Circle: created to provide extra support in addition to the community calls. Mondays@4PM EST https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86287151069
If there are any other Brave New Life circles who wish to be on this list, please send us an email & we will gladly add it in.
Also check out the fabulous videos being offered on the Brave New Life site - they run the gamut from interestingly bizarre to bizarrely interesting.
These are excerpts from a letter received by Precious Karyna
My attraction to the different Brave New Life Brave New Love Zoomy Bloomies are:
~1. the most PRECIOUS motley crew of People. that is it. that is what it boils down to. the distilled exquisite fold of Folk whom i am Blessed to call shamwari (Zimbabewe/Shona for Friend).
~2. EG, and Souvereign, and Chikae, ... and some various beautiful others that i have in my silly squirrely manner deemed "sooooo cool" ,"spectacular role model", "amazing Being" ,"she whom i would love to be with forever ", he whom i would love to be with forever"...
3. the others too, so many precious faces, kaleidoscopic personalities, endless and dear stories, wow. i am ever amazed at Each Precious Being and their beautiful HEARTS that they so generously (even when it is a hesitant share) share and offer me and us all their intimate trust. wow.
i still am stunned at that delicate and delicious space we have woven together over time. and the various forms that entails. sometimes a big group, sometimes a tiny group. sometimes familiar faces, sometimes new, but always, a curious cluster of peering faces over the invisible and magic airwaves delightfully exposed on our screens and our speakers ... each one wondering what we are, who we are, what we do, what might transpire. i LOVE it. to the Moon and back i LOVE it.
... holding Each Precious Other in LOVE and in patience, softly, silently LOUDLY, laughingly, sadly, questionably, tearfully, giggly, this myriad of exposures ... wow.
so your query is valid. i do love to Sing with you all and honestly look forward to when we do this in "real person time". and i will partake if you keep it up. i get a kick out of the Songs you all pick. some i know, most i don't. and in the choices i learn more about who Each of us are.
~Precious Carol. i get the most AMAZING CALM when she is in on the calls. she is an Angel.
~3. the different "methods" or "procedures" or "manners" or "containers" of how we do the calls...what we do in the calls... the rules, the guidances, prompts, ...and alla' that jazz? those are just the different socks we all put on. for me that is it. those are just warmies for my naked feet. entiende? i have a little bag in my little closet for those. and every call, same thing, i always wonder what "socks" are we gonna be asked to put on this sweet exchange? this day?
~4. the People, the Beings, the Souls, the Angels, the scared ones, the shining ones, the happy ones, the smiling ones, the mad ones, the silly ones, the angry ones, the confused ones, the silent ones, the quiet ones, the never showing their faces ones, the telephone number ones, the impatient ones, the ones that never come back, the steady ones, the ones that are ALWAYS there, the PRECIOUS PRECIOUS PRECIOUS ONES.... THESE are whom i show up for. socks or no socks, naked or clothed, speaking or silent, watching or distracted... THESE are the one's for whom and why i come and come and come again ...
... in hyper Love to You my Dear Shamwari. ~karyna
. ... sending a morning smooch.
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“I used to want to save the world. To end war and bring peace to mankind. But then, I glimpsed the darkness that lives within their light. And I learned that inside every one of them, there will always be both. A choice each must make for themselves. Something no hero will ever defeat. And now I know, that only love can truly save the world. So I stay, I fight, and I give, for the world I know can be.” -Diana
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"WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW..." Lovely Music Video - take a few minutes & enjoy!
We'd like to thank TruGuy for introducing us to this powerful poem. As always, we invite your comments & shares.
If You Want to Change the World, Love a Man (2013)
I received so many letters for the Love a Woman poem, I had to write its counterpart, but I needed to grow more first. After a good humbling and coming through the other side, I could bust women’s egos like I did the men’s in Love a Woman.
If you want to change the world, love a man, really love him.
Find the one whose eyes are like blazing suns,
that make you look away the first time,
that pierce right through you,
blinding you to everything but the moment,
melting you into a puddle of soft pastel light,
even though you cringe at the color, pink.
The one who stops your thinking,
who sends your lashes fluttering
and all the blood rushing to your cheeks.
whose smile is like a flute,
who summons honey bee songs,
blossom songs and morning bird songs
with his listening.
The fallen-sky-one with the mark on his back,
where he lost his feathers from flying too close to a star.
The broken one in search of his wings,
who tells you the story of how to make fire.
If you want to change the world, love a man
beyond your fear of being burned.
Beyond unforgiveness and the walls you’ve built
to protect your sovereignity and anonymity.
Love him beyond old wounds and lies
you believed to be truth,
the hole in your heart from an absent father,
the scar on your sacred flower left by thieves.
Beyond past lives and the memory
you keep like a shrine to betrayal
when you fell to your knees in the ashes of your village,
and love became a field of bones.
Lift your darkened face to him who stands before you.
Take his hand and let him raise you to your feet.
Trust him to hold you as you tremble and weep in his arms for all that has been lost and found in this holy instant.
If you want to change the world, love a man
Beyond your faithlessness
and your secret hatred of humanity
Beyond all your judgment and self righteous projection.
The stone on your heart is as ancient
as the thought that you had to deny His existence
to know your power.
You are no less God than you ever were.
Man is no more guilty than Woman is innocent.
Love him for bearing the burden of desire in his sex
so your temple could remain whole unto itself-
for taking on the split aspect of mind
that seemed to abandon the oneness of heaven
so that you might know the joy of Its extension.
Love the ecstatic, primal root
castrated by religion as the root of all evil-
the channel of divine creative impulse-
that sparks the seeds of life, death and birth
from the womb of space and time.
Love the humble guardian and warrior
Man has been to Woman
even as he hunts her,
even in his drive towards self gratification,
which ultimately is the portal to soul union.
Love the violator who holds the mirror
to everything you have disowned within yourself-
so that all your desire, your creative impulse
may be freed
from the chains of separation, lack and guilt
and you can finally trust your Self.
If you want to change the world, love a man
in all his instinctual animal nature,
in all his hunger and devotion to beauty.
Love him beyond your vanity and pridefulness,
your gilded possessiveness and need to special-
beyond your well thought out conditions for safety
and all your concepts of how a man
should be in relationship.
Love him beyond your anger at not getting your way,
beyond your terror of not knowing or being in control.
Love him in his relentless pursuit
to penetrate the deepest sanctuaries within you,
that hold the chaos of your strongest emotions,
your carefully guarded secrets of separation
between light and dark, virgin and whore,
man and woman, spirit and form.
Love him for opening the door to sensuality,
to your primordial self that is beyond duality,
for binding you to pleasure
even as the air closes in around you,
even as you writhe with madness,
cursing your incarnation as the enemy-
even as you contract and claw,
crying out in despair, such joy it brings.
Love him for not yielding
to your resistance to surrender-
for standing in his masculine power
even as you threaten to destroy him.
If you want to change the world, love your man
for leaving you to live his purpose,
whether it’s for a day, a week, months or years.
Love him for breaking his own heart over and over-
for holding the tension and balance
of polarity and intimacy,
of distance and closeness.
Love his need for silence and solace-
for keeping some of his mystery to himself-
not that he has anything to hide,
but so you will always have surprises!
Love his evolutionary nature
that seeks new experiences,
that can never be satisfied-
for his boundless curiosity,
that if allowed to be free
might be your own liberation
Love him for shining independently
from the seat of his own majesty-
for not needing, yet choosing you
from a place of knowing his magnificence.
Love him for being your patient direction and destiny-
for returning to you
your own brightness through the dark night-
for helping you to remember
the one and only relationship you’ve ever had
and tried to forget-
for bringing you to that vulnerable, powerless
abiding place of surrender
you’ve been afraid of and waiting for all your life-
where you can finally be consumed by Love-
where you can finally be claimed by God.
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