Way back in the 80’s, when I was introduced to Joel S. Goldsmith’s teachings and had my whole world turned upside down, Joel’s books felt like the Soul food I’d been starving for my whole life. His teachings and transmission had a profound influence on the rest of my life and the gratitude I feel in my Heart for what was offered and received will forever remain.
As I write blogposts and articles, I have a tendency to capitalize those words that have deeper meaning to me as an outward expression of the Divine qualities. I know I was influenced by Joel and clearly remember how he italicized or capitalized words like I or Me to express that he was referring to the Divine and not the little ‘i or me.’
I am having the same sentiment, when I capitalize words like Love, Self, Vision or Peace. They all refer to the Divine qualities as opposed to the little self’s qualities. Even though they may look the same on the outside, you’ll start recognizing that when you are connected to the Divine, they express themselves through a much larger Vessel that is not personal or separate. The difference between capitalizing or not lies in the felt sense of the conscious connection with your Essence.
My article about the difference between Selfish or selfish goes into greater depth about that.
I made a list of many of the words that I capitalize on my website and occasionally in my blog posts, to dispel any confusion of this new way of using capitalization. When you dive into the Divine Feminine Flow your connection to your Essence starts expressing Itself THROUGH you, and AS you. It literally raises your frequency and affects your words and actions as well as the impact you have on the world.
Once you start experiencing this, you’ll feel it in your body. This feeling has a different quality of Knowing that cannot be compared to the knowing of the mind or the past.
You see how I used Knowing and knowing in the previous sentence? Let’s start there
Knowing is different than something you read, learn or hear from outside of you. When knowing becomes Knowing, you are directly receiving insights, ‘downloads’ and wisdom from within, and you may even become the next author of a book or article sharing your newfound insights for others to read about and know, until they too start Knowing. You’ll realize that inspirational authors write from this place of Knowing too.
Oneness is the state of no division. First it’s oneness with yourself because you have stopped disowning and excluding all of who you are. From your personal oneness it can expand and give you initial experiences of Oneness with everything and everyone around you.
Guidance can come from a map, a friend, a sherpa, book or anything outside yourself. It’s wonderful we have access to that when we need it. When the sense of separation starts dissolving, the Knowing comes through an inner Guidance that feels much more real and true than the guidance you’ve been used to. This Guidance will give you confidence and assurance to trust yourself in a way that cannot be compared to guidance from anything outside of you.
Wisdom of course comes through the Guidance and Knowing described above. We all have access to this Wisdom, when we are willing and able to let go of fear based knowing from the mind, media and members of our family. Wisdom can also be understood as something you already Know, but haven’t paid attention to yet. This Wisdom resides in your body, which why learning to listen to your body signs is essential to connect with deeper Wisdom.
Heart is not referring to the anatomical heart. The Heart is the mouthpiece of the Divine, and when you listen to your Heart, through it’s deeper Longing, Vision and Wisdom, you are listening to the Divine expressing Itself as you.
Self is your Higher Self. It’s the one that is no longer identified with a separate sense of self. You are beginning to wake up to your true Self as you realize that you are more than your body, thoughts, feelings and perceptions. This Self becomes the Guidance, Wisdom and Expression of your life.
Vision is more than just your eyes. When you have a vision for your life, you feel/imagine it before it manifests. It may benefit you and your family, or it may expand the whole world as a Vision for betterment for all. The latter happens naturally, when you go within and start dissolving the boulders that are blocking the view of the Love that you are. The Vision or your life becomes much larger and more inclusive. It’s not just personal, although you and your loved ones are certainly not excluded from it.
Flow is the Divine Flow which flows through your life 24/7. I like the Divine Feminine aspect of it, even though it probably isn’t that different than just Divine Flow. Let go and go with the Flow!
Be or Being is actually a state you can rest back into inside. Doing arises out of Being and is not separate from it. We have left our natural state of Being and entered into a separate world of doing filled with strive and suffering caused by our disconnect from Essence.
Kindness is certainly an expression of the Divine. It starts with being kind to yourself, which can be an important middle step before you can Love yourSelf. I wrote a book called Imagine Being Kind To YourSelf for that very reason. The Dalai Lama’s religion is Kindness. Who can argue with that?
Love, yes how about Love. That’s what everything is made of, although not quite the way it is expressed in the world. In our world it’s not uncommon to love in order to get something back. Love is pure and without the need for a return. As long as we deny or withhold Love from any part of ourselves, we’ll try to ‘get’ it from someone out in the world. That’s where division starts.
Mindfulness is not only an essential Buddhist practice, if you want to wake up to your true Nature. It is essential in all religions and practices to live in alignment with the Divine and become aware of all the areas that are unconsciously motivating and driving us out into the world.
Insight comes when you can quiet your mind enough to listen to and receive your deeper Truth. It feels like an aha that shows up by just resting in your Being. It takes time to learn to trust these aha – feelings because we’ve been so conditioned to believe others before ourselves.
Gentleness comes from the Heart, naturally.
Compassion is a quality of the Heart too. When your Heart is open, you simply Feel others through a Sense that is different from the 5 senses. It’s warm, inclusive, present and undemanding. You can feel others pain without being identified with it.
Woman is the Woman within. Just like Man is the Man within. The feminine and masculine qualities are waking up in all of us as we keep loving all our parts back into the ocean of Love. She and He are already inside of you, and are the aspects waking up and expressing themselves through wholeness without the familiar limiting gender roles. I Love capitalizing Woman because I know the Divine Feminine principle is waking up all over the world. Let’s make room for her.
Calling is the purpose your Heart is drawn to express in the world to restore harmony and Love. So many of us are Called to bring our Gifts and Wisdom to a failing world. We have the answers inside when we let ourselves be Guided and learn to listen to and trust our Heart. Listen to your Heart. It’s Calling you.
Trust can be a verb or a noun. When you Trust, you actually rest in something greater than yourself. It’s this feeling that helps you let go of all your doing and trying, and finally allows you to dive into the Flow and let go, let life live you, let Love live you.
Empowerment can happen through physical, mental and emotional effort. It feels great to feel empowered in a world so identified with being victims. Listening to your Heart, being Guided from within and Trusting what you experience inside, is more empowering than any hard workout, clear emotional boundaries or ability to speak your truth can give you. Of course all these expressions are not separate from this either, and can be wonderful preparations for the big and final letting go.
Peace that passeth all understanding is a bible quote that has always helped to let go more. This Peace cannot be compared to feeling peace after a storm, a war, a raise or an intense period in life. The Peace that passeth all understanding is the Flow that Flows and Fulfills you once you have dived in. The more you can trust and depend on this Flow, the more Peace flows through your life.
Truth as a view, opinion or conditioning, is not what I refer to here. When you have that deeper Feeling of Knowing, it’s because you are connected to the Truth that is beyond the right and wrongs in the world. As all capitalized words, it’s the Truth that comes directly from the Divine as needed in each individual situation. It’s paradoxical because it is not necessarily the same all the time. However, when you know how to listen to and trust the inner Guidance and Wisdom it will all make sense.
Longing is felt in your Heart as the Guidance you can follow back Home. It may take you through mountains and valleys to make sure you get all the Gifts and Insights you need to ‘collect’ on your journey here on earth. This deep Longing is different from a longing of the little self, who feels lonely suffers and is looking for relief. It’s important to know the distinction between the two and not try to fill an emptiness caused by your own denial of Love for yourself.
DeSire is a mighty and misunderstood word. You can read more about it in this article how the deeper Truth of this word revealed itself to me and really changed my life! It was revealed to me as deSire. De- means from or of. –Sire means father, my lord, elder.
The whole revelation showed me that the deSire in our Heart comes straight from ‘our Father/Mother.’ The article True Meaning of DeSire goes into much greater depth and explains what happens when we don’t listen to it…
Solution. We are the Solution to the problems in the world when we simply rest in our Essence. By Being who we are at the core, we emit a frequency that helps dissolve the problems in the world, and as such we are the Solution by just Being. However, this is not a carte blanche for being a passive bystander for the rest of your life. As you rest more and more in your Being you’ll notice that quite naturally you’ll feel moved to contribute to the world in your own unique way. In spiritual teachings this is referred to as Right Action.
I think you get the picture, right? I’ll leave these words for you to reflect on if you want to keep going.
Unity and Community (Come Unity)
If you want to explore this in your own experience, feel free to set up a 30 min discovery session with me to find your next capitalized Expression in life.