Asheville Spirituality, Satsang, Meditation
(c) 2011 Howard McQueen
When we make the investment to be fully in the service of relationship,
be it friendships/stewardships with fellow humans,
be it friendships/stewardships with animal companions,
be it connections/stewardships with nature
the nature of the relationship is a balance of giving and receiving,
we actualize our capacity for connectedness.
When we honor this connectedness,
by being transparent and fully present
we further actualize and begin to manifest
a contagious and unifying authenticity.
Staying in our authenticity allows our false pretenses and the biases surrounding our assumptions
to wind down,
and disengage their spell-binding influences.
We realize, in any given moment,
so many possibilities may become manifest.
Each is a signal for us:
to dance with
to sit out the dance
to pickup an instrument
to invite some new partner into the dance
to improvise by painting our feelings on a canvass
There are so many responses our authenticity
will encourage to blossom from the heart
into forms of expression that pluck the heart-strings of others.