For Heart Opening Week.
This article, from Sept. 13, 2016, looks at the fact that the love we seek is to be found within, flowing through our very own heart and out to the world.
If there’s one truth that has the potential to bring us the greatest good, the greatest benefit, it’s this one from Saul through John Smallman:
“You seek desperately without for what can only be found within – Love – and there you will find It in abundance. Within there is no shortage or scarcity, there is only and always abundance.” (1)
Numerous times I’ve suggested to people, desperately seeking love from others, that love flows from our own hearts up and out to the world, only to see them look offended.
It’s as if they were saying, “I don’t want to hear that. Tell me how I look.” It’s just not something a lot of people accept.
The Galactic Federation through Blossom Goodchild noticed this and commented on it:
“We find it interesting that ratings soar when the factors come in to play regarding the Pillars, the Ships, the Wonders, the Event … and yet, on a more regular basis when we speak over and over of LOVE … the general consensus is for the rating to drop … if we may put it that way?” (2)
Nevertheless, the truth is that the love we seek from others for the most part is actually to be found in and flows from our own hearts.
I’m led to believe that we can feel the love that others send us. I’ve seen love be inspired in me by looking at another, hearing another, etc.
But being abundantly filled up with love? That for me is a function of having an open heart, one from which love actively flows. (3)
One can test Saul’s assertion that the artesian well lies within, simply. On your in-breath, draw love up from your heart. On the outbreath – since love cannot be held, contained or bottled up – send it out to your own bodies and then out to the world. Now, isn’t this what we’re seeking?
Continue on each in-breath to draw love up. Feel it. Watch it grow. Have we not been sitting on the treasure box that Eckhart Tolle here describes?
A beggar had been sitting by the side of a road for over thirty years. One day a stranger walked by. “Spare some change?” mumbled the beggar, mechanically holding out his old baseball cap.
“I have nothing to give you,” said the stranger. Then he asked: “What’s that you are sitting on?”
“Nothing,” replied the beggar. “Just an old box. I have been sitting on it for as long as I can remember.”
“Ever looked inside?” asked the stranger.
“No,” said the beggar. “What’s the point? There’s nothing in there.”
“Have a look inside,” insisted the stranger.
The beggar managed to pry open the lid. With astonishment, disbelief, and elation, he saw that the box was filled with gold. (4)
That box is the heart and the gold is its love, which flows like rivers when the heart is open. “Have a look inside.”
For more than six decades, my heart had been closed. And it opened explosively on March 13, 2015. Suddenly I could experience the river of love that flows from the opened heart.
Love is the attractive, binding, and transformative force of divinity.
“You seek desperately without for what can only be found within – Love.”
We sit on the treasure box when we don’t know that the treasure of love is to be found within.
(1) Saul through John Smallman, Sept. 11, 2016, at https://johnsmallman.wordpress.com.
(2) The Galactic Federation through Blossom Goodchild at https://www.blossomgoodchild.com/index.html?page=BG261nov25.html.
(3) That time of heart opening has since ended. But the memory remains very much alive where most other memories have faded,
(4) Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now. Downloaded from https://www.inner-growth.info/power_of_now_tolle/eckhart_tolle_chapter1.htm