I have a minister friend who begins a lot of services with "Everything's a mess and all is well." These two realities are both true. On the human level, we can experience a lot of messiness. Look at what's happening in Ukraine. What a tragic mess! And yet, anyone who has touched their divine nature, knows that at the divine level, we experience wholeness. As embodied divine human beings, it's complicated because we experience both realities: the daily messes of human emotions, opinions, actions, and relationships and the inner knowing of total and perfect Love, Joy, and Peace. We exist on all levels at once and holding it all in our human awareness at once: the suffering and the joy, can be tricky. I've found I just have to open my heart wider and wider and breathe into and through it all.
Last night, I heard the word "blessiness" as I was somehow able to practice the talk I'm giving tomorrow at Unity of Bellevue, while I was lucid dreaming. I was practicing the part of the talk where I discuss human messiness alongside divine wholeness and the word "blessiness" popped in. We bless the mess in all of the learnings and opportunities it affords for more compassionate understanding of ourselves and others and acting from that place of heightened awareness. And we transmute the mess into divine blessing, knowing that our greater good is always unfolding. The universe has our back and ultimately all is well.
How does your spiritual or energy practice help you with blessiness?
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Monica McDowell is a dynamic speaker, author, and practitioner in alternative wellness and spirituality. Find her on Thought Catalog here. She is the author of The Oracle of Devor, The Girl with a Gift, Confessions of a Mystic Soccer Mom, You are Light (internationally published by 6th Books in over 14 countries) and My Karma Ran Over My Dogma, and has the distinction of being the first ordained minister in America granted civil rights by a federal ruling. She lives in Seattle, Washington, USA.