are always guided.
But all too often
we also are guided
to not like them.
Facets of a Diamond – Blog
The belief that I have a Soul relates to the Highest chakra, to communion with God.
For it is from my Soul that I Aspire to God, as God has so Inspired my Soul to Aspire.
To Know my mother’s Soul (and thus my own), I need to see her as the Mother of Love.
And to so commune, Soul to Soul, with her as Her, as God the Goddess.
You can’t Aspire until you Know you have a Soul, for it is from the Soul that Aspiration arises.
And to Know your Soul, you must first Know your mother’s – often starting not directly with her but with a sunset, a painting, a sonata, as her.
To so see her as Her.
I believe Blake’s “first Vision of Light” that “Appear’d on the Sea” was, basically, his mother as The Mother.
Lafcadio Hearn writes of “the question which all the sages have had to face: Is the universe moral?”
“Whether moral or immoral the cosmic process,” there must be one conviction: “the certainty that man should pursue the highest moral ideal with all his power to the unknown end, even though the suns in their courses should fight against him.”
If this is not a mere grandiose delusion – as well it may be – then there are certain corollaries:The particular modality employed with any sufferer at any moment is utterly unimportant. Basic to the healing is helping the sufferer to find his Soul, and thus reduce his anguish, by first finding his mother’s Soul; by coming to Know her as the Mother of Love.
I believe that to overcome our anguish (the Buddha’s First Noble Truth) we must find our Souls, our Buddha-Nature. And this comes through finding our mother’s Soul, for we were – and still are – of her. Are her.
One Way to her as Her is through our Creativity. For It comes from the Muse within – and that is the Goddess within, the Soul of our mother as the Mother of Love.
No tune for the composer,
no subject for the painter.
Free! Free! At last.
The twentieth century’s
great gift to the Arts.
“The reason we find nothing to dislike in the drawings made by children is that in them the inherent nature of man finds expression without being thwarted or frustrated.”
— Soetsu Yanagi
And it is the subject that thwarts and frustrates the painter’s free expression of his inherent nature, his Buddhahood, his Soul.