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Extending our Souls to Love

Extending our Souls to Love


Each moment brings us to a place of choice. Our lives are constantly exposed to choices; some significant and some seemingly insignificant, which in totality create our lives at this present moment. Though as I’ve learned, there are no insignificant choices. The smallest ones lead to impactful outcomes.

Choice is a freedom we’ve been given. But it’s a freedom that can lead to bondage or more freedom. Choice is what gives shape and expression to our individuality. But our choices can suppress or enhance our individuality. Our response to life’s circumstances is always a matter of choice. Choice is a big deal, and thus may we all “choose wisely”.

The Choice for Divine Love

The choice above all choices presented to us that in turn impacts every other choice, is the choice to be partakers of the divine love of our heavenly Father. It’s a choice because love is voluntary. This choice progresses our soul development to find an oneness with our heavenly Father.

Though significant, this choice is only the beginning of many more, which in their connectivity continually manifest the beauties of divine love in our lives.

Divine love is established on immutable truths. Thus to come into our Father’s love, we will be presented with these truths and whether we will embrace them or not. We are mutable and our heavenly Father, his love, and truth are not. We are the ones that choose to come into harmony with him, and not him with us. His essence is harmony. It seems self-evident when spoken, but we all have lived as if our Father’s love, thus truth, morphs to our ways and the “truths” we live by. In regards to our heavenly Father, there is only one direction of change, our lives toward his divine love. If we embrace his truths by acting in living faith until they are our truths, then we experience an ever-increasing awareness and genuineness of his divine love in our lives.

Knowing that divine love is the creative force of harmony, when we experience disharmony, in whatever form, it’s a moment for self-examination to the cause of the disharmony, so it may be replaced with what creates harmony. In this contrast of what causes harmony and disharmony, we begin to learn of the spiritual laws of our Father. Every “law” serves love. It’s in the contrast of understanding what is of harmony and what isn’t that teaches us to choose what is of harmony, thus the truths of our Father, until we find an immortal harmony with him.

Accepting Divine Love

As we progress along our faith journey into divine love, one of our biggest acts of faith is accepting HOW our heavenly Father’s loving-kindness works in our individual daily lives. It’s the acceptance of his timing and timeline for our lives, his manner of working and moving in and through our lives, and the outcomes along the way that occur as a result of his divine love at work in our lives. When we choose to find an acceptance, thus harmony, with the workings of his love in our lives, then we find a peace in our souls that transcends a mere mortal understanding for we are flowing with the perfect workings of our Father. And the end results of his workings are freedom, peace, love, beauty, harmony, joy, contentment, and every glorious expression of life we desire to dwell in.

Our heavenly Father’s love for us knows no end, thus he never “gives up on us” for that is contrary to the very nature of divine love. And, we aren’t ones who are ever “looked over” for our insignificance at any time, for that mindset doesn’t exist in his divine love, for we are greatly valued by him. This love isn’t something we have to gain or earn, but something we simply have to realize has always been with us desiring us to draw near. For love to be made manifest in an individual’s life it has to be given and received. Thus, two souls both have to extend their soul to the other. If love isn’t extending from both, then the unifying nature of love isn’t established and the harmony that grows out of that unity isn’t manifested. Our Father’s love is always outstretched to us. May we extend our soul in love back to him by choosing to come into harmony with his truth and love. May we trust in his bountiful grace to create this fulfillment as it carries us through every weakness.

Learning of and accepting the Father’s love for us sounds simple, but with the myriad of lies that we hold as truth this depth of awareness of his divine love is initially unknown to us, and therefore acceptance isn’t possible. We can only accept and respond to what we know. Thus, what is required is our own individual journey of faith. It’s a journey of seeking divine truth and/or divine love, walking by what we learn in faith until those truths become a part of our soul substance. Along this journey, no matter where we start from, his guiding hand leads us out of the blindness of our own mind and into an ever-growing awareness, thus reality, of the perfection of his love.

There is no separation in divine love. We only have a perception of separation because of our lack of awareness. But, as we seek and learn truth and love in our lives, we will encounter this immutable truth of divine love. Understanding this love on a personal soul level is what enables an acceptance of this love. And in that acceptance we are completely transformed by it from the inside out.

Our heavenly Father is always influencing us to a full acceptance of his love for then the circle of unity is completed; we receive his love and in that love he receives our love. It’s an inseparable bond that causes us to be an immortal being.

As I mentioned, a significant part of accepting this love is letting go of our expectations about how our lives are taking shape, and learning to trust our Father with our expectations. This trust takes time to develop. Yet, it’s in this deep letting go and therefore deep active trust that we find undeniable peace, a deep soul development, and increasing awareness thus expansion of divine love in our lives. Giving our trust into our perfect loving Father’s hands is the most glorious freeing experience we can know in this earth life. In this trust, we release our limited perspectives of our situations and trust the perfect working of our Father’s loving kindness, a love that works in ways we would never have thought of or considered. In this we choose to embrace his love, the truth, and reality that he IS working perfectly in our lives.

This understanding totally change how we view our circumstances, situations, encounters, relationships, and self-progression because we see all moving along his path, at his timing and in his ways, not “our” path. He is moving us in ways that are perfect for our soul development, thus a growing harmony and oneness with himself.

Our experience of divine love is our personal witness that we have found the truth, for divine love testifies to its truth. Once we’ve experienced this divine love by coming into accordance with it, then our search is over for truth, for all truth flows out of this love. What follows is a continual exploration of going deeper into truth, thus love, in the realm of our heavenly Father.


Life of a Beautiful Melody

Life as a Beautiful Melody



Truth is like music.

The mathematical perfection of music fascinates me. In the rigidity of the precise structure of scales, intervals, and notes, flows an experience of a harmonic melody that seems anything but constrained. It’s free, fluid, expressive, and seemingly beyond restraint. Yet, it’s the very rigidity that creates beauty within the rhythmic flow. One note out of harmony with the laws of music and it awkwardly stands out. So, out of 12 notes comes a variety of expression that continues to let composers construct unique compositions day after day, year after year. It’s an incredible display of perfection.

Active truth, truth we act and live by, is very much the same. When we live within the restraints of truth, our lives find an explosive freedom of glorious beauties. In truth, we live in harmony with all that corresponds to life and that harmony creates peace within and without. Peace brings freedom to living, expressing, and being.

The expression of truth is love. If there isn’t love inherent in the expression of a “truth”, then it isn’t truth. Truth can’t exist without love, and love can’t without truth. Truth expressed through a soul is an experience of a boundless love that is ever increasing, not rigidity. There is nothing more freeing that living in love. Yet, true love always flows out of truth for truth maintains and perpetuates love.

When we live by the expressed ways of love, thus truth, our soul grows in youthfulness, freedom, joy, peace, and rest. Without the suffocating stenches of death; anxiety, fear, stress, worry, lack, depression, anger, etc., which are counter to truth/love, our soul soars. Our personality finds an expression without limitation in its unique individuality. Like music, though the truths are defined, precise and unchanging, when they are expressed through our unique individuality they create the most beautiful expression of our soul personality. Though we may all walk in the same truths, our individual expressions are vast, unique, beautiful, and beyond compare. This is the incredible structure of our Father’s creation; uniqueness and beauty without limits coming from a defined set of attributes and laws of operation.

Shaping our Perception

This freedom, which gives expression to our personality and individuality, is derived from our perceptions. When we perceive our reality through a lens of fear, our soul is tainted in its expression with the elements of fear/lack. When we perceive through a lens of love, our soul finds its true expression, as it’s not hindered by fear/lack. Therefore, it’s our perception that needs to be purified or “filtered”, so that we see in accordance with divine love/truth, for all the interactions of life follow our perceptions.

This filter in our soul’s perception exists as a singular point of knowing. It’s knowing that our Father’s love is perfect toward us every moment and always has been, it’s sufficient for every encounter, and it’s always present helping and moving us closer to him. It is a singular knowing of his unfailing love in the heart of our soul perceptions. These truths of his love become our truths through our individual faith journey. Faith is the means of establishing new truths as our truths. Once we know, faith ceases for it has done its work. When our soul eye, the seat of our perceptions, has a deep knowing of the perfect divine love of our Father, then it is filled with light pushing out all the darkness, then we perceive as we should, in truth and love.

Without this knowing of his divine love, our perception is darkened by the possibilities presented by fear/lack. Thus, this filter functions like a point of light. It’s a point of light that filters all thoughts that come through our perceptions, by enlightening them with truth, so that all we perceive is of light (truth) and nothing of darkness (lies, lack, fear, etc). In this light, we see our present moment encapsulated in His divine love, and this perception is our freedom, joy, and liberation to all the elements of death.

We know this point of light has found a home in our soul, when we no longer perceive in fear/lack, but instead there is a peace that surpasses all understanding. For the peace isn’t born out of our surroundings, though his truth creates harmony in our surroundings, but out of our knowing of our Father’s love … a love that never fails, never changes, is ever-present, and sufficient for every moment. When this point of light has it’s home in our soul’s eye, we behold our immortality, for there is no separation in divine love.

When this point of light/knowing is our truth, we “see” our Father. Our Father’s reflection in our soul is the harmonious interworking of truth and love. Thus, in this purified perception, we are experiencing the inflow of His spirit through our souls and into our lives. This inflow is experienced as divine love.

With this filter in the very core of our perceptions, it enlightens all our thoughts of our present moment creating an accurate perception of our present. Therefore, we respond and act in the ways that create harmony.

Our present moment is a snapshot in time creating a sequence of one moment following another. The present is where the future and the past meet in our internal perceptions. In any encounter in our present, from an encounter with an idea, thing, person, or event, our mind recalls past memories and understanding, as well as extracting new input of the present moment. The combination of the two creates our perception. When we have this point of light in the eye of our soul, that light purifies the recall in reframing our memories in divine love/truth, and purifies the new input to create an accurate picture of the present moment. When we perceive in truth/love, then what follows is the divine intellect and love for that moment that creates a ripple effect of many more beautiful moments.

The beautiful harmonic melodies of music have an ability to express the emotions of love. Love, like music, is the universal language, a language that speaks to every soul. Living in the harmonies of truth, our soul speaks this beautiful language in a vast array of variety, a variety without end.





The New Birth; The Father’s Gift

The New Birth;

The Father’s Gift


Your breath, My breath
Your perception, My perception
Your thoughts, My thoughts
Your emotion, My emotion

Your words, My words
Your tone, My tone
Your movement, My movement
Your acts, My acts

Your will, My will
Your wisdom, My wisdom
Your love, My love
Your desires, My desires

He is giving us Himself.

In all this our individuality is expressed perfectly.


Confined in the Unreal

Confined in the Unreal



I’ve mentioned before that this reality of our earth existence is like being in a womb. The overlays between a physical womb and spiritual womb are deeply intertwined, as the physical is a shadow of the spiritual to serve for instructional purposes. And there is much to learn from this particular analogy.

In a physical womb, the child is enveloped in flesh, which enables her to grow, but it also is a barrier from being face-to-face with her parent. We too are enveloped in a flesh covering that is serving to develop our soul individuality, and like the child we are “separated” from our heavenly Father, though he is all around us. Thus, as the child has never “met” the parent, we too experience a “disconnect”.

Because of this separation, our Father and we are both confined in the unreal. We are in this temporary dark reality and our heavenly Father is outside of these dark waters in the light. Thus, while in the womb we are confined in the unreal (detachment from our Father), but our Father is also confined in the unreal because in this state he remains in a sense unreal to us. Thus, why there are so many images of him that exist. He exists in a reality different than our own, and he can’t embrace us as he so desperately longs to. He can’t until we are full grown and come to birth. Thus, we are both trapped in the unreal unable to fully embrace one another in a way that creates an everlasting unchanging oneness.

To find this oneness, we need to be full grown so we can exist outside the womb.

Some souls have desirously and diligently sought for his true presence as their souls have been awoken to his love. They’ve become aware of the true heavenly Father and his love for them. This is the fertilization of their soul by his love. His love awakens us out of our dormant state as a mere egg in this womb. This awakening is the beginning of our embryonic growth, and what lies ahead is the much-needed development of our soul so we can grow into a creation that can abide in harmony in the reality outside of the womb. An embryo can’t survive outside the womb. It must grow to come to full maturity before it is ready. Likewise, we must become developed in our soul, so we can come forth, as a soul able to reflect our Father.

In this diligent seeking, these souls have learned and matured to “sense” his true essence beyond the womb. In this understanding and connection to the outside, they grow and mature in and by his love, which comes through his truths, as souls preparing to reflect the divinity of their Father. Others are so disconnected in the womb state that they doubt there is a parent at all. They remain a seed unfertilized by his true divine love. Then there are the many souls in-between these two states.

In this separation, we don’t “see” our heavenly Father, we only “see” him by faith. True faith is first knowing of the true Father, then believing that though we don’t see him, we know he is there and his love is endless and perfect for us. It’s learning to live a life established on the reality outside of the womb, a reality only those outside can teach us. Thus, the importance of constant soul communion with our Father and his Christ, who teaches us and helps us grow to come forth in a new birth. In this understanding, we spiritually mature, so that our faith becomes established in his ways, attributes and love to an extent that we sense him as if he is with us, but it’s only the strength of our faith that we are experiencing. But it’s that strength of faith that brings us forth into a new birth of our soul.

In our faith, we continue to grope in the darkness only seeing by our faith. This is why as our faith develops it sometimes waxes and wanes. With it we battle the fears of not knowing, uncertainty and perceived distance from our Father.

However, with our birth into the real, faith ceases and in its place is a deep knowing, thus rest and eternal peace. Faith is only required when there is a separation from our Father. Though it is essential to our soul development … when the time comes, it fades away and a knowing takes its place and our love becomes full and ever expanding into eternity. Instead of seeking to find an oneness with our Father, we gain that oneness with his divinity, and we no longer seek but become. We become his child bearing his reflection, thus we simply be.

In our birth, we are partakers of the divine essence of the Father, thus reflect his nature in our outward soul expression while maintaining our individuality. The key reflector of our new birth is the full reception and giving of the divine love of the Father. This is our shining attribute that with it carries divine intellect. Our hopes fade as they are fulfilled, and now there is growth in the light and by the light, no longer by stumbling through the darkness where we learn by error. When we can’t see we grow through our errors, learning what is and what is not. But in the light we simply grow. Our soul essence finds an oneness with the Father, as a baby born is placed in her Father’s arms, face-to-face.

But until our new birth of a divine soul, we are confined to this reality and our Father is confined to outside of this reality. This is why we seek to be a developing soul who has the strength of faith to come to birth. Without soul development that prepares us to be a new creation of divinity, and without the faith that enables us to grow and push out of the womb, we don’t come to birth. But with the two, we become identifiable children of our heavenly Father.