Free as a Child

A child is content
to build castles in the sand
knowing they will be washed away
with the next tide,
then returns the following day
to build another
ever more glorious castle.

The wisdom of our own inner child
knows that what it builds today
need not be grasped onto
need not be protected
need not be entombed,
simply lived to the fullest
in this joyous moment.

Ah, to be the child
with our dreams and creations
enjoying them to the fullest
with playful delight
in this present moment
then allowing them to return
to the infinite sea of creation.

Ah, to be the child again
living life
joyously, freely, openly
knowing we are infinite beings.
*
~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“message from my inner wisdom”
www.sharonlynshepard.com

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You Are Here

It doesn’t matter how you got here
the path is insignificant
because
you are here now
as the radiance of Love and Joy
And All Is well.
*
~ Sharon Lyn Shepard ~
“message from my inner wisdom”
www.sharonlynshepard.com
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Rest in the Bliss

It’s important to rest awhile
in the bliss of the moment,
rather than rush on past
in search of the next one.
*
~ Sharon Lyn Shepard ~
“message from my inner wisdom”
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Being Fully Present

Memory loss
can be a two edged sword.

One edge is cutting away
all that is no longer desired
all that no longer resonates
with my expanded consciousness.

The other edge is cutting away
daily routines and mindless habits
along with lifetime friends and family
that have been supporting the old memories.

One we judge as advantageous
the other disruptive
and yet. . .
are they not both of value?

For both force us to be
fully present in the now
where antiquated memory
is no longer running our lives.

So next time my mind blanks out
and I forget what I was doing
I have to ask:
Was it even important?

If not, it will simply
disappear from my life
allowing the space
for something more vital.

And if so, I know
it will cycle back around
and be fully present with me
at exactly the appropriate moment.

Therefore I can be at peace
with the perfect flow of life
knowing this moment
is the only one that matters.
*
~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“message from my inner wisdom”
www.sharonlynshepard.com
.
gratitude to the artist – Jan Betts, ‘Sacredness’ www.janbetts.com

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Beyond Intent

By setting an intention
the mind is immediately
drawn into action
scanning against all that has been
rather than drawing
upon infinite potentials.

Therefore. . .
Instead of setting an intent
and engaging the mind
I take a deep breath
and sink deeply
into my GodSelf
asking . . .

Show me
more of who I am
show me the magic
show me all
I have yet to discover

to BE
free of
the mind’s limitations
the old programs
and society’s constructs

to go beyond
that which
I have ever known
into the depth of myself
to excite my passion.

I do not know
what this looks like
for how could I
when it is beyond
the mind’s imagination.

However, I do know
what it feels like to create
via the purity of my GodSelf
it feels like Home.

*
~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“message from my inner wisdom”
www.sharonlynshepard.com

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Spiritual Quest

At some point we realize
all spiritual teachings
are speaking to the mind
the human mind
that is constantly
seeking self validation.

When it fails to find it
in the outer world
it thinks it can find it in spirituality,
but life is in constant flux
thus the answers and the questions
are ever changing and evolving.

The human mind
has no concept of spirituality.

For spirituality
can only be experienced
as the purity of consciousness
where all the answers lie
in the wisdom of the moment
each moment with its own wisdom.

Therefore the spiritual quest
comes to naught
until finally battle weary
we set ourselves free of the quest
and lay down the gauntlet
of spirituality

By realizing . . .
in the ever flowing
change of life
the questions change
the answers change
and we evolve

What is eternal
is the purity of Wisdom
effortlessly gleaned
from within our Divinity
ever present
in each and every moment.

Herein we find ourselves
at Peace.
*
~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“message from my inner wisdom”
www.sharonlynshepard.com

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Each Moment, it’s own Unique Experience

When you allow
every moment
to be it’s own unique experience
the mind lets go of the past
and opens to infinite potentials.

When you allow
every moment
to be it’s own unique experience
the old stories dissolve
and the heart opens more fully.

When you allow
every moment
to be it’s own unique experience
the beauty of life reveals itself
in new and vibrant ways.

When you allow
every moment
to be it’s own unique experience
you are in the flow of grace
with all that Source has to offer.

When you allow
every moment
to be it’s own unique experience
you realize yourself as Divine
at one with All That Is.
*
~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“message from my inner wisdom”
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Life’s Unseen Gifts

Speak not what others think,
rather know the truth of Self.

Think not of events of the past,
rather be in the present moment.

Worry not of things to come,
rather trust that all is well.

Trust not only in that which is seen,
rather contemplate the mystery.

For life holds gifts
beyond your mind’s awareness
and you can only receive them
with an open heart and mind.
*
~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“message from my inner wisdom”
www.sharonlynshepard.com

 

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Gifts of Expanded Consciousness

The more my consciousness expands
in my innate desire
to know all of who I Am
the more aware I become

The more sensitive I feel
as my skin of protection dissolves
feeling raw and exposed
vulnerable and unsafe

My human self calls out
to shrink back
behind the walls of protection
that no longer exist

While my soul is savoring
newly discovered delights
from my pallet of passion
which has felt void for far too long

It’s a challenge to open so fully
to feel so hypersensitive
bombarded by so much
inconsequential energy and noise

Overwhelmed by it all
we have come to forget
that expanded consciousness
comes with it’s own innate gift

Consciousness gifts us
with the ability to filter out
the noise and distractions
the discomforts and sensitivities

By simply choosing
my own point of consciousness
in every given moment
I Am free and secure

No longer living
in a world void of life
my consciousness offers
sensual delights

The old facades fade away
juicy centers are exposed
my passion runs deep
and my joy bubbles forth

’Tis the gift of expanded consciousness
that returns me to the fullness of life
and the knowing of
Who I Am.
*
~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“message from my inner wisdom”
www.sharonlynshepard.com
.
Gratitude for the artwork Dawn’s Delight by Willow Arleana

 


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Anchoring New Foundations

Now that we have shed
our old human skins of protection
Mama Gaia is moving us
through new expansive gateways.

All that’s required
is that we be fully present
in the Here and Now
allowing our Divine Intelligence
to lead the way
as we anchor
the new foundations
of Heaven on Earth.
*
~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
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www.sharonlynshepard.com

 

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