Realizing Our Divinity

Introducing  REALIZING OUR DIVINITY,  Volume II of “Wisdom of the Inner Voice”
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We are so much more than we realize. As humans beings, we have been functioning within society’s pre-programed human mind in a highly complicated world. Our human self has become preoccupied with the trials and tribulations of daily life in order to survive. There is little time to be still and quiet to reflect upon who we truly are.

We have forgotten that we are God embodied in physical form, each in our own unique way of experiencing and expressing life. We have forgotten our spiritual greatness and the embodiment of our wisdom as the Divine within us.

Religion has gone to great lengths to separate us from God by giving “him” a separate persona outside of ourselves as a masculine god. A judgmental god that lives far off in the heavens with angels as his messengers and leaders of the church as his go-between. As a result of being referred to as children of God, we have forsaken our sovereignty. We judge ourselves so harshly we feel totally unworthy of Love or that we could possibly be the embodiment of God.

And yet, this is the truth of who we are and have always been. There is no mystery, there are no teachings required, and it takes no effort. It is quite simple. When we approach life as heart-centered, our Self-knowing presents itself. With every action, God is revealing Itself to us, as us. It is in each of these moments, by remembering the totality of Who We Are as Divine Humans, that we find the love and peace that surpasses our human understanding.

Chapter Titles
GodSelf
Healing Separation
Divine Human
Beyond the Human Mind
Heart Centered
Inner Being
All That I AM
Alignment
Self Knowing
Peace

I invite you to take a few moments each day to be still and quiet, allowing these words of poetry to illuminate the truth of who you are as a Divine Human and the realization of your GodSelf in physical form.

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REALIZING OUR DIVINITY, Volume II of  “Wisdom of the Inner Voice”
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Etudes of Love

There is a sacred song that has continually drawn me deeper and deeper into my search for love. It is the ultimate love song, the song of my soul. “Etudes of Love” is a collection of poems written as Love songs between the soul and the human. They are the intimate songs of our soul calling us into the depths of our heart to commune with our true Beloved. They invite us into our sacred boudoir where the soul sings the wisdom of our inner voice beguiling the harmonic union of the human and the soul with the realization that we are the embodiment of Divine Love.

They are the revelations of the magnificence of Divine Love, a love pure and free of any judgment. A love that flows without the need to control or mitigate. A love that’s at the core of who we are as our GodSelf, as the amalgamation of God and human. This is the true relationship we have been seeking all of our lives.

May these poems be a Love song to lure the opening of your heart. May they wrap themselves around you like a warm soothing blanket allowing you to feel safe enough to fully open your heart to the soul food and the divine nectar for which the heart hungers. May you experience Love in a way you have never experienced it before as the Love of the Divine.

Chapter Titles
Power of Love
Surrender
Self Love
The Beloved
Relationship
Compassion

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Yearning for Love

The human yearns for love
searching here
searching there
for the love
that will heal
their deep seated wounds
that continue to hold love at bay.

The human yearns for love
searching here
searching there
for a love
that will fill
all the empty places within
that have been sorely abandoned.

The human yearns for love
often finding
a temporary love
a superficial facsimile of love
a love that blazes forth
then fizzles into ashes
when asked for too much in return.

The human
will never find true love
until it surrenders
its human expectations
and dives deeply within
where the embers
of Divine Love
are always present
asking nothing in return.
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~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“Wisdom of the Inner Voice”
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gratitude to the artist Victor Nizovtsev

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Gift of Experience

Experience
every experience
is a gift.

There are no levels
of experience
high or low
good or bad
unless we choose
to judge them as such
and then the experience
becomes a burden
rather than a gift.

We have the opportunity
to accept the gift
of every experience
as a treasure of wisdom
to more fully love ourselves
and open more fully to life.
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~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“Wisdom of the Inner Voice”
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gratitude to the artist John Waterhouse

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Gift of Grace

Eons ago
we all separated from the One
into multiple aspects
to fully experience
the infinite facets of life.

Now the circle is complete
the spiral has reversed
opening our hearts
to Love ourselves
returning into wholeness
by unconditionally embracing
all of our personal aspects
simultaneously inviting us
into our own Oneness
with All-That-Is

Standing sovereign
as our unique God-Self
who has metamorphosed
into more of who
we’ve ever known ourselves to be
though our experiences
here on earth in human form.

This is a gift of Grace
freely given to every human
with an open heart
and the commitment
to stand in our Sovereignty
as a Divine Human.
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~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“Wisdom of the Inner Voice“
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gratitude to the artist Josephine Wall

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BEing In Love

Do you remember how you felt
when you were first “in love”?

Happy… giddy… passionate
skipping through the day…
never wanting to be apart…
lifting each other UP…
knowing you can fly.

Be present with this feeling
within your Self
in every moment
totally in LOVE with YOU!!!
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~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“message from my inner wisdom”
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Transformation of Anger

Someone pulled the pin on a grenade of visceral anger
that’s been unconsciously buried deep within me
from a long time ago.

My first reaction was toward the one who incited this anger
the one who tread upon my heart, then turned the other cheek
a story from my past.

As I sat with this anger,
allowing it to bubble and churn
allowing it to effortlessly flow out of me
without allowing it to fester, without the need to process,
I realized I am the one I have been angry with all these years
for taking it all on, for shrinking into unworthiness
for playing the victim, for groveling for acceptance
allowing someone else to control my life
for a few tidbits of superficial love.

In that moment of realization
my raging anger was spontaneously transformed
by a flood of loving compassion
for the part of me who never felt accepted
for she who never felt seen for who she truly is
for the one that was afraid to stand up for herself
for fear of being rejected
for the one who did not recognize herself
as the precious being that she is.

In that moment of consciousness
the grenade of anger exploded into a burst of love
in which I now stand strong as a sovereign being
with my head held high with an open radiant heart.

To the one who unknowingly pulled the pin on my grenade
I surround you in love and compassion
for I know you were lashing out in response
unaware of the pain and anger buried deep within you.

I pray that each one of us is able to consciously awaken
to the love that is always nestled side by side
in compassion for the anger that’s been buried within us
and may we all stand tall with open radiant hearts.

~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“message from my inner wisdom”
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Unconscious agendas of Giving


Everything we do
we do for our selves.

Until we realize ourselves
as Sovereign Beings
everything we think we’re doing for others
comes with an unconscious agenda.

We are
looking for acceptance
looking for acknowledgment
looking for love
looking for all we need
in exchange for all we give.

Once we realize ourselves
as Sovereign Beings
the agendas dissolve
and all is purely
given and received
by self and others.

Therefore. . .
give first to self
all that you need and desire
only then are you able to give and receive
with a pure and fulfilled heart.
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~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“message from my inner wisdom”
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True Relationship

There is no one
that will ever love you
with the ultimate passion
that you can love your self
There is no spouse or friend
that will fill you up
and make you complete

For you are the I AM
the one who has
loved you into being
from your origin
through every lifetime
every experience
and every nuance of life

This is the true relationship
you have been seeking
all of your life
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~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“Wisdom of the Inner Voice”
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gratitude to the artist Art ” Space Of Love” by Joyce Huntington

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Respect

Respect does not require me
to abide by your rules, opinions,
or defer to your teachings.

Respect honors who you are
on your own Soul path
as a Sovereign being.

Respect allows me
to hear with an open mind
and react with an open heart.

Respect is only possible
when I harbor no judgment
against myself or others.

It is only when I respect my self
that I am able to respect others
herein lie my Sovereignty and Divinity.
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~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
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