Healing, relationships, Spirituality

The yin of love

Practicing the art of patience my dear readers in a world that thrives in constant and perpetual motion is a tall order most days. This past week I had the opportunity to take a yin yoga class that allowed me to go completely inwards, shut off my mind and be in my heart, which was highly uncomfortable at first. Through connecting with my breath I was able to release and surrender to the uncomfortability and let go absolutely. The sacred medicine of my soul can then fill my being, restoring me to a place of balanced harmony and truth. I left the class humming. Exercises like this remind me how love is always available should I choose to allow it.

The Universe is reshaping the collective in a deep way right now with the planetary alignment, allowing us to rewrite our stories from a much more empowered space of unconditional love. Divine feminine energy continues to rise and specifically is focusing on our male counterparts. Men in our society have been conditioned to believe that “being strong” means acting stoic and that crying or expressing emotion is weak. My oldest son once asked me, “Mom why do we have to feel?” I responded to him as I do my own thoughts on the subject. To feel is human. Emotions are energy is motion alerting us to what our body needs. How do we tackle the tough ones? Developing a practice of patience that gathers courage and allows us to release, express and process the lessons behind the feelings. This is the main message now that spirit is continually teaching me.

The focus of this blog is to muse on emotions. Today is my first Father’s Day without my Dad in physical form. However, his presence is strongly with me, surrounding me in spirit and I am so grateful for the ability to connect with him in a way that is more intuitive for me. Extra sensory sensitivities and perceptions were the parts of me I ran from, hid, denied and attempted to kill off. Now I embrace who I am with gratitude and unconditional love. I fill my cup as often as I can with what I need to continue the flow of love.

Fill your cup with love

My heart is so full of love today, as I lay next to my soul mate and best friend reunited physically, emotionally and spiritually. All the work that I have put into this past year has paid off in the most priceless of ways. Accepting this gift is the dividend from that soul searching work.

Love’s magical medicine

Yesterday we spent the entire day at the beach, something I adore doing, with the added bonus of live music! My dear readers know how much I love to dance. Being able to groove with my man had my heart overflowing! Barry White’s “You’re The First, The Last, My Everything” is the song he always serenades me with at karaoke. Dancing to it made our time apart worth every tear I shed while missing his closeness.

Beach dancing with a live DJ

I’m a woman with a lot more yang (masculine energy) than yin (female energy) and I can admit to having a hard time allowing myself to slow down, be gentle, receive and be soft. From the start of this year, these past six months has been an intentional process of opening my heart wider, showing the vulnerability which allows me to view the world through the lense of more compassion, empathy and kindness. First towards myself and then towards others I engage with. We are spiritual beings in human form. To feel is human, to overthink is natural and yes at times we feel apart from one another, succumbing to worry and fear. This is our greatest opportunity for the lesson which choosing love teaches us my dear readers. In the moments where we are most confused, most suffering, disconnected and fearful. Recognizing that all of that is an illusion what is real is love. What will save, heal and bring us closer to our goals is simply love. These poems highlight this and are channeled through spirit, through the Master spirits among us.

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In light and in shadow, always with love. Namaste.

16 thoughts on “The yin of love”

    1. Yes, thank you my love ❀ My partner is my very own personal Barry White lol πŸ˜† he has been singing this song to me for 8 glorious years. We are dancing in the light of pure love and joy πŸ’ƒπŸ₯°πŸ’–

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    1. Thanks Cindy 😊 You would’ve loved this DJ, he reminds me of Celo Green, very soulful. You were there dancing in spirit. The beach town of Deerfield is so similar to the cool groovy ones in California. Great food, chill vibes with some amazingly kind people πŸ’ƒβ€πŸ–

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  1. Maria, this is such a BEAUTIFUL piece!!! The love and joy is so palpable, my vibration is totally elevated after reading your magical post!!! I love your dancing videos, your energy is infectious!! And your poems are truly phenomenal, I am blown away! I especially enjoyed β€œLove paints a masterpiece.” Your Dad is so proud of you, my dear friend…I can feel his presence while reading your miraculous words. And I’m so happy for you and your partner, truly makes my heart gleam! Love you, my amazing friend. Keep being beautifully YOU πŸ€—πŸ–€

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    1. Your kindness always touches me like a big warm hug as I can see you smiling and laughing along with me. We are in the sunlight of spirit, celebrating love, joy and so much brilliant love πŸ’— It pleases my soul that you can feel it too. I love you my sweet friend, you are so near and dear to my heartπŸ’—πŸ˜

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  2. I love your intensity and focus that shines through what you express. It feels like that intensity is so much a part of your journey. I believe intensity can also be soft and open, but always with a voice of it’s own. A great heartfelt post my friend!!!!

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    1. You see, feel and understand me so well my friend 😊 It’s always a joy to connect here. Yes, it’s taken me time to figure out these gears and the valance that feels most genuine for me with the intensity I carry. Thank you for continued support and kindness ❀

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  3. It’s wonderful to see you dancing with your love, your aura is beaming!!! I can identify with what you said about being more yang than yin, being more open is something I have to work on, thank goodness my partner is a very patient man! πŸ’–βœŒπŸŒžπŸ’ƒπŸŽΌπŸ’•

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    1. Amen to all of this!! My Dad is always there, without fail with a look or an encouraging word, reminding me always to be more patient. It’s my main area of focus that yields peace. Love you TiffπŸ₯°

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