is the door that refuses to close...
it cannot BE shut
you can't stop anything or anyone from coming to you
or from leaving
grace is the open door
that can never hold anything out
feel the grace,
watch the flow,
Source is what matters
Source never comes,
Source never goes
Only the Love,
what if you opened up the coffee pot
and sunbeams jumped out?!
there never was a time
that you were not this
you are not what you THINK you are,
can hold you
no one would freeze a fountain,
the nature of a fountain is to express,
to casually throw her sweater across her shoulder,
cross her legs and uncross,
to toss the sofa pillow on the floor,
to spill the pretzels and coke
Radiant in the sun!
holy eyes are gifted
by the splash,
so soft you can barely hear the whisper of the breeze,
melting ice cream running down the stick
on to hands and cheeks...
where did we ever get the idea that
this should all stand still?
no photo breathes.
Gratitude needs nothing else,
gratitude licks the sunlight on the branch,
gratitude is graced by the tiniest remnant
of an ant's leg
there are hefty fees to pay
the fee of life itself,
consider the price--everything
only gratitude gives you everything
the food on your plate,
the taste of a berry
without gratitude my wallet is empty
even though it is full,
my arms, empty, even when they hold,
without gratitude I miss the sun in the sky,
my very Heart,
grace is the door
that cannot be shut
The Healing Power of Writing
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To write is to uncover, to unhide, to bring to light, and express what is within. To share is the end of all private thoughts, all shame, all guilt, all pain and separation. Here is all Joy found at last! Writing helps us to repeat, focus, choose, and remember ideas. The purpose of this writing is healing for all of us.
This blog is inspired by "A Course in Miracles"and The Work of Byron Katie. You are invited to share your comments by clicking on the word "comment" at the end of each post. If you scroll way down there's a little info about me and also an archive of past writing you can view by clicking on the title. Thanks so much for visiting...
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- Joy Schultz
- I have been a student of A Course in Miracles since 1986. It has helped me tremendously to be a happier person by helping me change my perception of everything. I have found writing to be very helpful in the process of practicing, experiencing, and living the ideas in the Course. In 2006 I started sharing inspiration from the Course with a friend. Now it is a joy to share it with everyone. In 2009, The Work of Byron Katie found me at a woman's group. The Work is a way to identify and question your stressfuI beliefs. I dove right in and in April 2013 became a Certified Facilitator of The Work of Byron Katie. I work with people privately and offer online classes. Please visit www.joyofthework.com for more information. I also still occasionally lead the 11am Sunday Gathering at the Rocky Mountain Miracles Center in Denver. For more information http://www.miraclescenter.org/
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