Flame

 

Connecting with the flame in the heart area of the chest (slightly up and to the right)…..

Quietly, wordlessly, the flame is noticed as white or light golden, it has a soft and gentle quality, it’s awakeness, infinite love and intelligence, infinitely creative.

I stand in front of it, sit in it. I bring my body and mind to it, as it is – painful memories, afflicted emotions, identified mind, illness in the body.

Quietly, wordlessly, the flame is noticed as love, awakeness, presence, this body-mind is noticed as love, awakeness, presence.

Quiet, wordlessly, there is a discernment between the true (truer!) nature of this body-mind as love, awakeness, presence, and how this body mind show up when mind is identified (confused, reactive, hurt, wounded, congested) and how it appears to identified mind (solid, real, isolated, what “I” am).

Quietly, wordlessly, there is a noticing of the difference between the silence and silent activity of the flame, and the apparent confusion and activity of identified mind.

Quietly, wordlessly, there is an image of the love and intelligence of the flame, silently and creatively working to bridge the gap, moving towards bringing identified mind home, towards mind recognizing itself as love, awakeness, presence, functioning in the world more closely aligned with its true(r) nature, living from more sincerity, integrity, honesty.

Quietly, wordlessly, there is a label of this flame, the true (truer) nature of this body-mind, as Christ. (And a knowing that for you it may be Krishna or another appearance of the aspect of our true nature that bridges the universal and personal.)

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