Softly Be Opens a Way of Being and Lived Life:
Live a Soft Life of Grace
Free in Life
In Response as Soft Presence
Know Omnipresence Love
The One Power, divine Love
See power as sovereign Love
as Soft Spirited Love
Live in Compassion’s Great Light
Release judgment & rigid thought
Live as divine Presence
rather than as mind’s repetitive chatter
Rest in inner stillness
the Quieting peace within
Free of Past and Future Focus
Happiness, Presence Moment
Free of Wanting or Grasping
Live as Love Awareness,
The clear vision
of the haven of harmony
That reveals heaven as earth
That reveals changing circumstance
as changless Grace
How Can We Softly Be Amidst Suffering?
Joanne seeks inner peace and feels deflated with continuing pain in relationships, how can she Softly Be?
Michael had spiritual experiences of deep peace in God and and then life seemed to unravel, and the peace evaporated, how can he Softly Be?
Bill’s wife, Susan sharply conveys her disappointment with him, and he feels inferior and criticized, how can he Softly Be?
Irene caretakes her husband and loves to care for him, and yet feels burned out and tired, her joy and creativity plummeting as she prays for healing, how can she Softly Be?
David experiences a divorce and financial reversal that feels crushing and those he thought were his true friends are nowhere to be found, how can he Softly Be?
Anna’s recent spiritual growth creates an unexpected backlash of jealousy, betrayal and withdrawal of support from her fiancée, how can she Softly Be?
Sarina has meditative and prayer experiences of celestial love, global oneness, and then those around her judge her when strong emotions surface, how can she Softly Be?
When our lives re-structure, collapse, hit walls, and change, change, and change, how can we Softly Be?
When we long to know Self as the totality of God Love and Presence, and it seems elusive in its final realization, how can we Softly Be?
How do we know Self as God Presence, free of a separate sense of identity, to live a Soft Life?
When we fall silent in meditation and cocooned peace, and then later meet with crushing news, our nervous system creating adrenaline, how can we Softly Be?
When our individual, community and global issues escalate, and we feel mounting insecurity and stress, how can we Softly Be?
Wisdom Keys to Softly Be: Experiential
To Softly Be, first realize that the true nature of you, of us, lies within our spiritual nature.
In our divine nature, one with our Creator, or with the eternal Divine Presence, we already are the infinity of love, life, happiness, and limitless beauty.
In and as our one consciousness, spirit awareness, we know the soft Grace, the ineffable peace, beyond even the slightest trace of fear, stress, or “hard” experience.
Relax into this experiential practice to Softly Be. With any practice, as the essence or awareness dawns, then the practice itself merges in being. Spiritual awareness, already Is.
Open for this to flower within you spontaneously, rather than turning it into a set-in-stone or rote technique.
Thus, Softly Be with the practice and experience it as ever fresh and new each time you contemplate.
Read a few lines below, and close eyes to contemplate the message before opening eyes to continue. Rest into the contemplation with ease:
A Contemplative Treasure Key to Softly Be
You may think of Softly Be as a flower going from flowering to bud form, and then back to open flowering once more.
In other words, if you imagine your whole body (or whole being) as a flower, such as a rose– allow it (self) to rest inwardly in bud form to the situation. Rest back from the situation and let all reaction or hard resistance or action fall away. Rest inwardly as peace and love. Then flower again as deific Love, peace Presence unaffected by the situation. (This presents as a distinct and profound experience, tangibly and actually for students and friends in Ahavah classes and retreats.)
The bud form of this practice is a total surrender of the concept of a struggling and surviving “me” who needs approval or control. It reflects an emptying of fears, limitations and freedom from the belief in a separate sense of self that harbors them.
Spirit Presence, alive as the Heart Essence, flowers, or Is, in simple, profound and stable constancy of harmony, beauty and joy.
Realization dawns of being soft, deific Love, the light of celestial consciousness, as Itself, ever knowing Itself.
Wishing You Soft Realization,
Dr. Ann Marie Nielsen, Ahavah
copyright 2015 – present, Ann Marie Nielsen, PhD
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