What do you see when you look at this picture? What I notice is the winter palette. There’s very little colour. What stands out for me is the stillness of the coot which I nearly missed as I walked by earlier this week because it was camouflaged by its environment (this photo is very much zoomed in).
As I saw it in my mind’s eye this morning what I recalled was the starkness of the scene. And the predominant colour I saw was platinum – a fifth dimensional colour in our system. You might wonder why such bleakness is so high frequency. That’s because we are invited to step into the void, the space in between if you will – no thing ness.
As I reflect on that statement two thoughts come to me. That for many the idea of embracing emptiness brings up so much fear. Why would anyone choose to move out of doing into the void?
I see it as the liminal space that can help us shed the constraints and fear based conditioning of this world so we can birth something new. And so it was when I looked again at this photo I was taken by the blackness of the coot right at its centre. Black in the Colour Mirrors system represents death and rebirth.
Being in stillness is actually an active state because it helps us shed the chains that bind us to the 3D world of illusion; and all that causes pain and suffering.
When you trust in the material world, you find it can be cruel and merciless, unconcerned with you, quick to avenge any perceived wrong doing. It gives only to rescind, and takes away all that you have cherished for a while. No lasting love is found, for none is here. This is a world of time where all things end.
What we are being asked to recognise is this, and this direct quote from a course in miracles may help: The world I see has nothing that I want. Beyond this world is a world I want.
To be able to see from God’s mind which allows us to see the beauty and love that exists in every moment, we need to let go of all that keeps us trapped in the world of matter. That can be challenging as it is very seductive like the call of the siren.
I invite you to start by allowing yourself five minutes at the beginning of your day to connect to spirit and that can be as simple as focusing on your breathing and going beneath the mind chatter. There you will find your wholeness which is what holiness is. This pause will bring more awareness and then you will start to experience every day miracles.
Miracles pave the way for the return of timelessness and love’s awakening, for fear must slip away under the gentle remedy they bring.
All this came from my witnessing the beauty of a moment on an early morning dog walk and then reflecting on it and sharing that with you. Colour offers a gentle way into awakening to what is real and so reach out if you would like a guide through that terrain. We are called to be at one with this almost monochrome palette because then we can fully appreciate the richness of the full colour spectrum. As you go through your day reflect on the following idea and see what emerges for you:
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.Albert einstein