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A Sunday evening poem: Accept and Flow to Grace

March 31, 2019 Leave a comment

I’ve been meditating on this for the past few weeks; how do we get to that state of Grace? Actually I think I’ve been working on this for most of my life! And last year, 2018, my word for the year was “flow.” For 2019 my word is “grace.”

Maybe I’m finally putting things together! In the Chinese Medicine philosophy and approach the Five Elements govern a lot about who we are, how we live and how our health can be influenced. My Element, my constitution is Wood. The virtues of Wood are clarity, vision, creativity. The primary emotion is anger. And the process to transform anger into the virtues of Wood is Forgiveness!

Another factor in “putting things together” is my fingerprints. Without getting into the details of hand and fingerprint analysis I am in the “school of love” for this lifetime. So, these words, acceptance, flow, grace and love are important to me; I wrote this poem with these key words in mind:

Accept and Flow to Grace

Acceptance:
The magic act,
True magic,
No slight of hand,
No deceit,
Only the pure act:
Acceptance.

Forgiveness:
The magic act
Powering acceptance;
Forgive self,
Forgive Self,
Forgive him,
Forgive them,
They know not;
Only the pure act:
Forgiveness.

Flow:
The magic state,
Birthing with acceptance,
Breathing with forgiveness,
Moving through what is
Only the pure state:
Flow.

Grace:
The true magic,
Flowing from the heart,
Flowing from the mind,
Flowing from Cosmos,
Flowing from Divine;
The only pure Magic:
Grace.

Love:
The True Magic,
The germ of acceptance,
The pith of forgiveness,
The shell of flow,
The seed of Grace;
Only the pure Magic
Grows Love.

 

 

 

©2019, Richard W. Bredeson, all rights reserved.

Relationship Questions, A Tuesday poem for your thoughts

July 25, 2017 Leave a comment

We had dinner last evening with our amazing friends Bob Sima (yes, that Bob Sima of enlightened music fame) and his talented partner Shannon Plummer. Rosemary and Shannon went off to their “Goddess Group” (yes, this blog is most definitely about the Goddess in my life!). Bob and I had a nice long time to catch up and discuss many things, including our relationships with these incredible women/goddesses in our lives.

One of the things I brought up is what we can know in our relationships, especially intimate ones. I had written about this in my Morning Pages a day or so ago. Bob seemed to resonate with my thoughts so I am motivated to offer them here. The poem came out of my thoughts derived from my Pages.

Relationship Questions

Am I committed?
Do I believe she is committed?
Is she committed?
Does she believe I am committed?

Four little relationship questions.
They apply to any intimate partnership.
The answers rest on a shaky platform:
The less than stable human heart-mind.

An individual can answer only
Two of these relationship questions.
There are always two halves to a pair.
Assumptions lead to trouble.

Four yeses lead to bliss,
A committed relationship.
Communications and trust
Are the means that lead to yes.

 

 

 

©2017 Richard W. Bredeson. All rights reserved.

My “New” Manifesto

February 10, 2017 1 comment

A week or so ago Rosemary brought several of her long-term clients together for a group VIP day. I was fortunate enough to be included and to do the work with this select group. And we did some excellent work.

Rosemary led us to create our “manifestos” for ourselves. We did some deep work exploring our purpose, our big “Why?” We answered questions like:

“What do you stand for?”
“How does your heart, your soul and your personality come together in this life?
“What is your declaration about this life, independent of any ‘shoulds’?”

We also answered the five questions that Matthew Goldfarb asks in his book, “Corporate Renegade.”

“What are you pissed off about?”
“If  you could change one thing about business or the world what would it be?”
“Why do you want to start a business in the first place?”
“Why are you willing to go broke to make this business work?”
“Why are you willing to go for broke to make this business work?”

And then we went to work. Some of us got out paper and scissors, colored pens and fancy tapes, decorating their manifestos with frills and flourishes. I’m a word guy and not overly skilled at the crafty work so answered questions, took note of my priorities and wrote out my manifesto. Here is the result:

manifesto

ROSEMARY’S INSPIRATION: Who Do You Trust?

October 29, 2015 Leave a comment
My “two minute” video: Who Do You Trust?
Hubble Finds That the Nearest Quasar Is Powered by a Double Black Hole
This artistic illustration is of a binary black hole found in the center of the nearest quasar
host galaxy to Earth, Markarian 231. Hubble observations of the ultraviolet light emitted
from the nucleus of the galaxy were used to deduce the geometry of the disk. (Looks like
the Taiji symbol to me!)

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ROSEMARY’S EXPLORATION: Choose to Live Your Richest Life

October 26, 2015 Leave a comment

Choose to Live Your Richest Life

Have you ever gotten so tired of the way things are going that you say to yourself, ‘Enough!’? Maybe it is your finances or your exercise regimen or your weight or what you eat or a job that doesn’t satisfy you or a relationship that doesn’t serve your highest good. Have you reached a point where you have had enough and you’re ready to choose a different path?

Sometimes things have to get really terrible before we make that choice. You have to ‘hit bottom’ before you start to pull yourself up. Or maybe the Universe has to hit you on the head with a 2 by 4 to get your attention.

I am trying to learn my lessons before it reaches that point. I confess that I don’t always shift in time to avoid the 2 by 4, though. My goal is to help you learn to make the shift BEFORE that 2 by 4 hits you.

Many of my clients come to me because they feel ready to shift but don’t know what their next step is. This is the perfect time to start working on yourself and your personal growth. Others, though, come only after they’ve been knocked down and can’t figure out how to get themselves picked up. That’s okay, too, as we do figure out what to do next.

But don’t you want to avoid the drama? Avoid the ‘I must do something’ scenario and be proactive about making choices in your life?

The first step is to realize that you are always at choice. Even when it feels as if you can’t do anything to make a change, you are deciding (choosing) to stay the way things are.

There is a big difference between feeling that things are horrible, that they must change and knowing what to do to make that change. This is where it is important to ask for help.

Even if you don’t get help from a professional, for whatever reason, at least talk to a trusted advisor or friend. You don’t have to navigate big shifts alone!

Sometimes it is important to find someone to see what you cannot see, to help you find possibilities that, when you are stuck in the quicksand of a messy situation, are difficult to sort out. This is where seeking help is so important. Someone outside of the quicksand can see what is hidden from you and steer you in the direction of what you want instead of what you feel is holding you stuck.

A client of mine recently told me that she was driving along and suddenly realized that that day was the ‘ideal day’ that she had written as her homework from one of our early appointments. She was living that day and loving it! And was thrilled at the difference between when she started the process and where she is today.

You can have the same experience. Stop doing what you’ve been doing that keeps you stuck where you are uncomfortable, in any area of your life. Ask for help. Seek your ideal day. Choose a different path. One step at a time, one behavior at a time, one action at a time.

Your Richest Life awaits you!

ROSEMARY’S INSPIRATION: Wisdom versus Learning

October 23, 2015 Leave a comment
My “two minute” video: Wisdom versus Learning

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ROSEMARY’S NEWS

October 19, 2015 Leave a comment

The Veil Nebula Supernova Remnant
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has unveiled in stunning detail a small section of the expanding remains of a massive star that exploded about 8,000 years ago.

“Look for the Light – in yourself and in others.  You will find what you seek.”

What will you ask into your life now that can grow while the Moon grows in the sky? How will you be new?

The Sun, that other big light in the sky, is entering the sign of Scorpio on October 23 – the sign of Transformation. Many of my clients and friends are going through major transformation since the Eclipse – are you? Things are being shaken up, new ideas are appearing, collaboration, business shifts, change.

It is time to step up and assess where we have been and where we are headed. To assist you, I am offering theMeta*Physical Checkup Workshop on Saturday, November 21, in Annapolis, Maryland. I hope you can join us in person,10:00 am to 1:00 pm. If you can’t, and there is enough interest, we’ll be broadcasting the event so that you can join us from afar! Are you ready to look at all four of your energy bodiesSpiritual, Mental, Emotional, Physicaland look at how to balance your bodies so that you can leap forward into Living Your Richest Life™?

Now is the time to find balance before the holiday season is upon us! You’ll learn tools and techniques for clearing what holds you back and how to get into (and stay in) balance. Plus, it will be fun! Please join us. Here is more info and the opportunity to register: Workshop LINK

It’s almost time for the Celtic New Year – there will be more about this in the next MoonLetter. This feast is Halloween/All Saints Day/All Souls Day in our calendar – October 31, November 1 & 2. This is when the veil between the worlds is said to be the thinnest. Is there someone you have been missing who has crossed over to The Other Side? Would you like to get a message from your angels, spirit guides, loved ones? Join us on Sunday evening, November 1 at 7:00 pm Eastern STANDARD Time (turn your clocks back!) in Annapolis or online for the Conversation with The Other Side, another fun and educational event. Details are here: Conversation LINK

Hope to see you soon as we enjoy Autumn (or Spring for our friends in the Southern Hemisphere)!

 

October 22  Leading: The Master HeartMind Program Q&A

October 25  Leading: The Oracle Speaks LINK

November 1  Leading: A Conversation with The Other Side LINK

November 5  Leading: The Master HeartMind Program Session

November 6   12  Red Elephant Flight Club Intestive, Puerto Rico

November 19  Leading: The Master HeartMind Program Q&A

November 21   Leading:  Your Meta*Physical Checkup Workshop, Annapolis LINK

And here is a calendar to my next three events. I am offering these both locally for people to attend in person, and by video conference for people to attend from afar!

Rosemary’s Calendar

You can register for any and all of these events on my website: TheScientificMystic.com