The Vow

Your relationship is always between the two of you. When you are ready to make your commitment to each other, that third, fourth, or fifth party is unnecessary. In other words, the church, the state, and the fanfare is irrelevant to your commitment.

By all means, if you feel inclined to bring in other parties, please do so. You are free to claim your undying love for each other before as many institutions and as many people as you wish.

But simply know that it’s the silent gestures and the verbal vows that you make without any witnesses that matter the most. If there’s going to be a public ceremony, make it a point to have a private one too – just between the two of you.

Then make it a point to always renew your vows on an annual basis. It fact, mark it on your calendar and set an alarm for it.

Renewing your vows can be as simple as holding a private at-home ceremony between the two of you, where you read your most up-to-date feelings and promises to each other.

It will require for you to reach deep inside your hearts as you once did at the start of your commitment and should be a fun ritual that you both look forward to every year. If this sounds like it would be too much of a hassle or burden, then know that you guys have stuff to work on.

Know that when we ask the heart to reveal its true intentions and its true feelings, it never lies. So an annual renewal of your vows is always a good way to gauge if you are both still on the same page, or at the very least it will weed out the issues that need tweaking.

The vows you make to each other are sacred and should be held in the highest regard. Make it a point to review them on a daily basis. It can be as simple as framing your words and placing them on your bedside table or in a spot where you can both look at them every day.

Every once in a while, you can add a bouquet of flowers or burn a candle close to them in their honor. Your words are very real, very tangible, and very alive and your love for each other will thrive when you give these sacred words your utmost care and attention.

Remember you are a god, the creator of your reality, and you have the power breathe life into things. Allow your God-consciousness, your heart, and your creativity to be the guiding force that will give life to your words, your relationship, and ultimately keep the flame of love burning bright between the two of you for many years to come.

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The Establishment

It doesn’t need be about the high levels of power that have always existed in the church and state. The establishment consists of a multitude of things and can be found even in the small confines of our everyday lives, from the unspoken commandments that govern the cold corporate world, and the intellectual rules that permeate the halls of higher education, to the grandiose career plans that your well-meaning family may have for you.

It seems no matter where you turn there is always a dominant figure ready to show you their disapproval of your behavior and ready to dictate how you should think, what you should like, who you should worship, and how you should act. These leading experts will always have a level of reputation and a set of very rigid standards to uphold. Most have worked very hard to climb to their ranks of authority, and you had better not mess with their game.

At this point, I think most of us are aware of how the establishment has hijacked the major institutions of politics, religion, business, finance, medicine, media, and education. Sadly, they’ve also managed to infiltrate the arts. What were once unhindered means of expression for beauty and emotion, now bear evidence that they too have been tampered with. One can see the establishment’s seals of approval stamped all throughout these vehicles of creativity.

We are all made from the same godly fiber and we all carry a delicate inner knowing of what is naturally beautiful and what is not. However, the establishment has managed to convince many not to trust their own inner sense. Currently, some of the most perverse works are what we call beautiful. What is downright ugly (by intuitive standards), we now call stunning and avant-garde. What is downright stupid, we now call brilliant and thought-provoking.

By observing the patrons who frequent the pretentious art exhibitions, by attending some of the pompous music, fashion or dance extravaganzas, you get to see how the establishment has its way of turning the most ridiculous into the most cutting-edge. If you manage to not breathe in the hype, you’ll walk out of there completely dumbfounded, while asking yourself if there’s something you’ve missed.

Understanding who you are, acknowledging what is happening, and being aware of those put in place to sell you the grand fallacy, is the best you can do right now. Just remember, you have no obligation to fall in line with any of the protocols they’ve laid out for you, no matter how earnest they may seem. You also have no obligation to wear any of the straight jackets they ask you to put on, no matter how easy they may make it look.

The emperor will have nothing on almost everywhere you look. However, when you try to point this out to others, you’ll most likely get clobbered. The fact is many are not ready to be awakened from their illusions. It would cause them way too much pain. So be prepared for the side glances, the eye rolls, the nervous laughter, the insults, and the ridicule that comes along with being outspoken and daring to say what most are not willing to hear.

True beauty, integrity, and devotion lies within our hearts. By listening to our hearts, we are all capable of waking up from the illusions created by the establishment and the mass-conscious. This is when we will remember all of the wonderful things we had long forgotten about ourselves. However, the heart speaks to us in very soft tones and if the fanfare of the avant-garde is way too loud, we just might miss it.

Fortunately, there are those who don’t have the noise up so high and are very close to hearing what their heart has to say. These individuals may simply need someone like you to come along and remind them to turn down the volume just a tad. Therefore, it is pertinent to always call out the naked emperors whenever you see them, regardless of the backlash you may receive from the crowd. If you are able to help lower the volume for even one person, then you’ll know it was all worth it.

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

We are all gardeners of our personal reality. Ever stopped to look around and survey the condition of your own garden? Ever stopped to consider what it is that you are cultivating? Is your garden falling apart due to a lack of water or nutrients? Are there weeds all throughout sucking the life out of your plants? Or perhaps you are fortunate enough to have a colorful display of lush flower beds or an abundant array of fruits and veggies ready for harvest?

Whatever kind of garden you may have, realize it is all a result of what you can envision and the amount of attention you have placed on that vision. What we sow, what we water, and what we feed is always what will grow. So be sure to choose wisely the types of plants you want growing in your garden and give them the extra TLC, that special touch that you are certainly capable of providing. Your garden will reward you for it in abundant supply.

No matter how much we may deny it, consciousness will always create our reality. The things we give our attention to, what we identify with, what we associate ourselves with, and the thoughts and emotions that go through our minds all play a part in the creation of our personal realities.

So if you want a lush, beautiful, and abundant garden, you will have to start by planting some very hearty and robust seeds. These seeds will represent how you see yourself,  what you can envision for yourself, and what you think you are capable of. Ask yourself this question. Are you a powerful co-Creator with the universe or just some mere human being without any special powers? Your answer to this question will be the sole factor in determining the course of your garden for the entire season and beyond.

Once you have planted your seeds and they have sprouted, you will notice they are still in a very delicate state. You will want to take great measures to keep them safe and away from any harsh elements that can obliterate or stunt their growth. This is akin to the measures you will take when it comes to your self doubts, your negative thoughts, negative emotions, and negative speech. Don’t fall prey to any of them. (If you need help in this there are numerous techniques available to get your mind on the right track.) This is the critical point where you will bring in your unwavering faith and belief. You know for certain that your garden will rise and it will grow.

Once you are past the critical stage, you can rest easy knowing that a harvest is on its way as long as you keep watering your growth. However, there will still be a few precautions to take if you want your garden to not just exist but to flourish into a lush and abundant oasis.

This will be the time to keep vigil on the weeds that poke through every once in a while. Always be sure to pull them out as soon as you recognize them for what they are. Don’t wait on this, for the longer they remain in your garden, the more potential they have to set you back by sucking the life out of your bounty. This will include the energy vampires that you will surely come across and the toxic relationships hindering your growth.

In addition to pulling out weeds, you must also feed you garden the best plant food there is. You want the good organic stuff, not that fake synthetic fertilizer that’s out there. Therefore, take heed of the images you place before your eyes and the things you choose to indulge in on a daily basis. If love and joy is what you want to cultivate, then be sure to cultivate this around you. Be sure to treat yourself and others well and be sure to smile and show gratitude for what you’ve already witnessed.

Your garden is unable to feed itself. If you want a lush and beautiful garden, then you will need to take the first step to feed it yourself and feed it well. It doesn’t work any other way.

If a beautiful garden or an abundant harvest are what you’ve always wanted, then know that it can absolutely happen for you. It will simply require your highest intention, a firm commitment, laser focus, and meticulous care.

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