What emerged today


The painting that accompanies this posting is an oil painting by my good friend Gabrielle Uhlein, OSF. It is called "Goddesses of Transitions." These are the Goddesses of morning, noon and evening/night. I am lucky enough to have this painting in my house, at the top of the stairs, and though it has been there for a few years, it almost always catches my attention, if I am present.


Now, as I begin a slower pace of life, I am coming to see that these goddesses are not just for a 24 hour period. They represent for me the longer life-transitions: the morning of a life; the high noon of being out in the world, working and contributing. And then evening of life begins; the drawing inwards; the intensifying of soul experience transforming itself into a different kind of contribution to the world.

It is this transition I am just beginning. And I love the feel of it; love the slow pulling in of energies; the insights that announce themselves unsought; the connections of hidden realities; the unfolding of decades of life experience weaving itself into a stunning cloth only I can see. If I stop. If I listen. If I trust. If I make the change from outer authority to inner authority...

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18.03 | 17:38

Edith is our mentor and prophet for the times she knows we are trying to let go, be freed from whatever impedes growth,goodness and giving!

14.03 | 19:26

Thank you Brenda for providing this resource. Your selection of books make fine companions on life's path, especially at this time.

14.03 | 12:11

And here we are manifesting to each other and the universe! Your poem is soulful, Gina, dealing with the unknowns of each day as they come. Thanks for sharing.

13.03 | 19:34

Hi Brenda, just read new poeming 4 and your new wild geese is where we are all getting to I hope just love it, Ken

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