now is the perfect moment

 

 

Everything about everything I read or see is telling me to let go of everything except what is directly in front of me, what is in this very moment.  How easy it is to just center yourself on what it is that is happening just within your fingertips’ reach.  No need to think about what happened a few minutes ago, or yesterday, or last year, or ten years ago for that matter.  No need to worry or become anxious about what will be tomorrow, or the next day, or next year, or in the distant future.  Now is the moment that we must live.  It is the perfect time to take note of your feelings, assess where you are in all aspects of your life. Because in an instant, everything will change.

 

 

we are most alive in those moments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awareness. Being fully present and conscious of the gifts within our grasp, the beauty in the world, the love in our hearts.  Recognize each and every moment for the magnificence it holds, the brilliance it shines, and the preciousness of its very being.

 

 

We begin our very physical existence in water.  It is in the womb that we are surrounded by the gentle, soothing fluid that allows our consciousness to develop, our human-ness to form. 

There is something so beautiful, natural, and serene about being one with the nature of life itself.  There is an inherent truth to an integral return to that from which we came, that from which we developed and discovered ourselves, that from which our consciousness is at home and one with.  It is the very nature of our mermaid soul…

Returning to our natural states is as necessary as the air we must breathe to live, as the sustenance we require to exist as a complete and conscious body.  It is there that we can awaken to our greatest power and potential.

Life crashes us with its thunderous surf.  It lulls us with its tides.  It pushes us with its currents.  We only need to look at the waters to understand the vulnerability and strength within us.  We only need to dive deeply into where we came from to recover the treasures that are within our hearts and souls. 

Breathe and anchor yourself in the rush of each present wave… surrender to the flow… allow the sea to carry you, just as it did at your very beginning. 

breathe and anchor yourself

We seek and search our souls for our very purpose, our passion. And it is there – the glimmer of light, the kernel of absolute truth – within us. We must just access that place, our path, the one that we believe is ours, our destiny, where the very essence of who we truly are breathes and ignites.

 

there is a place in each of us

That’s me.  I am an ever-changing emotional weather system.  My moods and outlook shift like the winds, one minute I am brimming with bright, smiley happiness, and the next I am a sorrowful, depleted and tearful shell of myself.   I think I have always been like this – high-strung, sensitive, emotional.  Things tend to always really affect me. And as the Mermaid that I am, I swim to the depths of my heart and soul, and in those caverns, feeling things so deeply, it takes all my strength to just breathe in my own darkness.  So intense and profound are my thoughts that I cannot help but to find a way to express them.  That is the creative artist in me. I am compelled to process what I feel, give voice to my perspective of my world. The storms inside me rage and are their own systems in that they have to work their way through.  I think all women are like this.  Some do not admit their vulnerability; some put on masks that give the illusion that everything is fine.  But the truth when I begin talking about my own experiences, my light rain showers, thunderstorms, violent lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes, and then the most difficult and completely unpredictable earthquakes, is that there is not a single woman who has not experienced something that rattles her very core.  Anyone who tells you differently is just simply not telling the truth.  I thought for a long time that it was just me that had these thoughts, had these doubts, questions about who I was or was suppose to be.  But we are all on that same journey. We all swim those same waters when it comes to discovering who we are and our purpose.  Every generation of women has had the very same questions and the very same experiences.  But no one talks about it.  Imagine how less isolated and fearful we would be if someone did let us in on that big secret, that we are all just storms with skin.

~jill

 

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