Four of our seven spirit sisters met tonight for our monthly gathering. It was beautiful. We spent time sharing, meditated, learned and practiced a new healing technique (the pendulum and chakras) and then we ate yummy food! Perfect evening.
It was great fun tonight to stumble upon a website entitled Spiritual Sisters of the Internet Cafe. http://www.spiritualsisters.com/
We are not the only ones appreciating sisterhood and the idea of sharing our spiritual paths. I've included a blog written by Jane Mulikin, a main contributor to Spiritual Sisters of the Internet Cafe.
"I believe in Heaven. I have for a long time now. With me it is not just a matter of faith either. I also believe in Heaven because of all the evidence I see here on Earth. I see this evidence not only in the glorious natural world all around us but also in the endless acts of love that come from the hearts of people as well. These are the people who bring a bit of Heaven to Earth everyday and they are the ones I wish to thank now.
To all the people then who pick up the trash off the ground and plant trees and flowers in its place, thank you. To every parent who spends the day hard at work and then goes home and makes the time to play with and read to their kids, thank you. To every kind heart who has ever taken in and loved a stray dog or cat, thank you. To every person who has ever opened their purse or wallet and given to a charity not out of duty but out of love, thank you. To everyone who has ever offered a ride, opened a door, or shared a smile with a stranger, thank you. To every good Samaritan who has stopped along the way to help a person in need, thank you. To every gentle spirit who has shared their laughter, encouraged a friend, or inspired another soul, thank you. To every single person who has tried to make this world a little better through what they do, thank you. And to every soul who not only knows the words "Love your neighbor as yourself" but tries to live them as well, thank you.
God doesn’t just want each of us to one day reach Heaven, He also wants each of us to bring a little Heaven down here to Earth as well. Do your best then to love and be loved, to care for others and the world around you, to create joy rather than sadness, and to help everyone you can every chance you can. Do your best to let God’s love live through you. Then you will be ready for Heaven, because you will carry a bit of Heaven with you wherever you go."
Jane speaks a truth I deeply believe in. Heaven on Earth. The rapture is not out there, it is within us, to be discovered in our own unique way and in our own time. We are all called to find Heaven within, to recognize the divine light that we carry within ourselves.
"Do your best to love and be loved"~