In Your Footsteps

 

When you respond to another
you are actually responding to your self
for you have no idea who the other is
until you walk in their footsteps.
*
~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“Wisdom of the Inner Voice“
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Moon Within Me

There is a moon within me
that answers to She in the sky
waxing and waning
with the rhythms of her lunar sequence

Deeply She dives into the darkness
in search of the wisdom
that has been so craftily hidden
on the far side of the moon.

With each successive evening sky
ever so slowly she rotates
revealing her feminine wisdom
one juicy morsel at a time.

Until the full radiance of her face
smiles upon me with all her passion
whispering to me from high in the sky
and from deep within me, I answer.
*

~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“Wisdom of the Inner Voice“
www.sharonlynshepard.com
artwork by Linzy Arnott Huggon

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Your Presence of Love

You entered the world on a beam of light
radiant being filled with wonder
You danced in on a song of Love
bringing joy and delight.

You came in with a message of hope
a wealth of wisdom and compassion
You ushered in a time of harmony
with hope of a better world, a world of peace.

Your gift of presence, simple and pure
expands and grows, touching all.
Your hope and wisdom, love and joy,
awaken us to a world of pure delight.

You touched our hearts, they’re bursting open,
with your presence Love now grows.
You fill our hearts to overflowing
with your presence Love now grows.

With your presence, Love grows.
*
~ Sharon Lyn Shepard ~
Lyrics from the song “With Your Presence”
written in honor of my beautiful daughter Lisa
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Purity of Wisdom

There is a library
of infinite Wisdom
residing within you.

It is your Soul
that has gathered
these tomes of wisdom
gleaned from lifetimes
of human experience.

Wisdom in its purity
free of judgment
free of the stories
free of timelines
free of the human drama.

This is your
sovereign Wisdom
not something handed down
from the stars
or the gods above.

Be still, go within
immerse yourself
in the pure Wisdom
that is always available
and in service to you.
*

~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“message from my inner wisdom”
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Cauldron of my Heart

There are times. . .
my outer world feels like
everything has come to a standstill.
Nothing appears to be happening
despite the racing of my mind
in search of something to do
to give itself credence
in a world that’s gone amuck
in pretenses that make no sense.

Meanwhile. . .
my inner sanctum
is bubbling in answer
to the quickening call of the Divine
with each expansion of Consciousness
and my Creator Self is cooking up
a delicious spicy stew
to be stirred and savored
with the essences of Love and Joy.

When I dip my spoon
into the cauldron of my heart
and raise it to my lips
it brings sublime nourishment
and courage to express anew
that which others fail to notice
in a world of busyness
that has naught
to render a pause.

Thus, my BeLoveds,
tend the bubbling of your heart
and serve up your bowls of Love and Joy
to those who are in need
of the nourishment of the Divine.
*

~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“message from my inner wisdom”
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Celebrate Being Human

 

Over many lifetimes
I have tasted
and
I have sampled
every experience
on the menu of life.

Until I’ve tasted it all
the good
the bad
and the tasteless
for how could I know life
unless I had sampled it all.

Sometimes
it was an entire life experience
sometimes
it was only a nibble
and sometimes
I savored every nuance.

No particular experience
was more successful
than another
simply different
in its texture
and its flavor.

Now that I’ve sampled
the entire menu of life as a human. . .

This is the lifetime
in which I get to choose
all my favorites
all the delicacies
and all the sweetness
that life has to offer.

Plus…. my personal chef
my GodSelf
is busy creating
a whole new menu
from all the wisdom
and new ingredients
discovered along the way.

Thus,
we have set a new table
with golden plates
and crystal chalices
under skies aglitter
with the stars from which
we traveled so long ago
to celebrate
the Joy and Beauty
of being HUman.

~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“message from my inner wisdom”
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Pleasures of the Soul

What if . . .
we remember the
love
joy
pleasure
and gifts
of every relationship
we have ever experienced

Rather than . . .
holding onto the
sorrow
regrets
bitterness
and pain
of separation
from our original intent?

THIS is how our Soul
views our life
reveling in the pleasure
of every experience
for the pure love of life.

Why not live as the Soul does
savoring the pleasure
of every relationship
every experience
and every nuance of life?

When we live as the Soul does
we realize there is nothing to heal
the earth doesn’t need our healing
humanity doesn’t need our healing
we don’t need healing

All that’s needed is
a change in our perspective
to see as the Soul sees
to experience as the Soul experiences
and to live as the Soul lives
for the pure Love of Life.

*
~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“message from my inner wisdom”
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The Soul’s Reality

It does not matter
if you dream it
envisioned it
read it in a novel
or live it.

It all becomes
soul experience
when you allow yourself
to feel it deeply enough
to embody it.

The soul does not require
mental validation
nor judges
one experience
against another.

The soul distills
the essence
of each experience
into wisdom
as its reality.

Everything else
dissolves as illusion.
*
~Sharon Lyn Shepard~
“message from my inner wisdom”
www.sharonlynshepard.com

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Wisdom of the Soul

I asked to be shown
that which I was afraid to see
not as my human self
who sees with the eyes of judgment,
rather with the eyes of my Soul
who sees the bigger picture
who realizes each has a role to play
who holds no judgment
who has the purity of heart.

And thus I lay my head upon my pillow
nestle under my warm duvet
and enter dreamtime. . .

Through the eyes of my soul
my consciousness expands
to see the bigger picture
free of any judgment
with the purity of heart.

Oh the stories that are spun
the characters that stride forth
the truth that’s revealed
all that I had not been ready to see
now in full technicolor.
With a deep sigh of release
the stories and emotions
are distilled into
the wisdom of the soul
and integrated for eternity.

And so it is. . .
when we are ready
when we ask and surrender
allowing the soul free reign
our consciousness expands
and our wisdom is revealed
all with the ease and grace
of our Soul.

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

 

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