The Heart of Love

Prayers, Poetry, Divine Inspiration by Gail Swanson


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Divine Potential

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Yesterday I was very ill. I felt impressed however to get out my art supplies. I started with some small tubes of paint and was having such a difficult time I gave it up and switched to pastels. I can barely draw a stick figure. My children used to cry when they asked me to draw an animal and they would say “That doesn’t look like a horse”! Still I have a desire to create.

When I finished the pastel piece I felt very good about it. I liked looking at it. I said jokingly “Maybe this is where I come from.” Today I went out to take my photos as usual. When I was putting them on my computer I was struck by this one photo. The similarity is undeniable.

Here is the message:

An open heart and open mind fueled by a love of humanity and beyond carries you into a realm of existence that matches your divine vibration.

Contemplating upon these images awakens you to your own individual potential.

That singular unique divine potential when made manifest has the capacity to merge with all divine potential and becomes the catalyst for the change you are seeking.


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Merging

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This is the coming together. This is the merging of dimensions and beings and light. This is higher consciousness. The merging is happening. What must it take for all to rise to a higher state of being?  I find comfort in these divine emanations. I feel familiar and at home. These energies are reigning down upon us constantly. With an open heart you can receive them and great healing can come.

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photos by Gail Swanson


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Manatee Message

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Last night before I went to bed I happened upon a horrific article about the State of Emergency in Florida due to the toxic algae covering the lakes and beaches of the East Coast of Florida. This is a man made atrocity.   As I watched the video a manatee was struggling to breathe as she tried to raise her head above this disgusting travesty. I cried myself to sleep.

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In honor of all life and my beautiful encounter several years ago with these incredible beings I share their message which was given during the Gulf oil spill.  We have learned nothing.

Autumn Equinox

On the eve of the fall equinox they came, two huge magnificent beings of the sea. One raised just the top of her head slightly out of the water right next to me. It was shocking and frightening at first. I did not know what it could be. We backed slowly out of the water and tried to imagine what kind of creature could be swimming right next to me. Then we began to see two huge dark areas right next to us and something brushed against my leg. Now this was really quite frightening and unknown. We continued backing away. We were compelled however to try to see what it was we were encountering. Finally we realized there were two huge manatees doing everything they could to get our attention.

In a moment we went from fear to excitement and delight. We now called to them and invited them closer. One of them swam right up to us and raised her head out of the water. It was an incredible moment. She was beckoning us to engage with her and upon her invitation we spoke to her and gently touched her head.

This encounter went on for a very long time. It was a merging of worlds, a communion of beings. It was magic. The dolphins had been with us since we arrived for our swim and now the manatees had joined the magnificent procession. These gigantic gentle beings sent out their energy of welcome and love. We felt deeply honored and filled with joy.

They would swim a bit away and then surface with their heads together. They frolicked and raised their huge bodies and tails out of the water. We gasped with joy at each and every move they made. They were engaged in a beautiful dance of love and they allowed us to be a part of this incredible happening.

I felt that each and every part of this encounter was purposeful and knew they had come with a message. There was great meaning in all we were witnessing and they were determined to not only be seen but to be touched. I cannot begin to explain the feeling of this unexpected and unusual meeting and sharing. It was heart opening and brings tears to my eyes as I write this.

I have always felt at one with the sea. One of the reasons I love it so is the knowing that I am swimming with all the beloveds of the sea and sharing in all those energies of love and freedom and wisdom. As the sun set and the moon rose on the eve of the fall equinox, and the manatees continued their dance, the dolphins glided gracefully by and the birds filled the sky. With deepest gratitude and love I share the message the beautiful manatees have come to give.

Message from the Manatees

We come to you with a message of love. We come to you with a message of thanks. We were directed by the Council of The Sea to join with you at this incredibly important and significant time. We recognize and honor the two who come to the sea with such deep connection and love. We have seen and felt your light. We invited you to the dance. We presented the unexpected and the unknown. You backed away for fear of what may be presenting itself from the depths of the unknown. Fear rose to the surface but deep in your hearts you felt the pull, for love and expansion, communion and transcendence were calling you home.

You welcomed us. You stepped forward, out of fear and into the unknown. It was exhilarating and magical, for the power of an open heart shall always show the way out of fear and into the light. And conquering your fear shall lead you to an expansion of consciousness and communication with many more realms and beings of light. This shall continue to be part of your experience and transcendence.

A message of thanks goes out to your community for your waves of love and dedication to the sea. Your open hearts radiating healing light across the land and out into the sea, healing the waters with an alchemical dispersant of love.

Your radiant heart lights, penetrating the crystal sands and merging with the power of the sun and creating the ultraviolet light of transformation.

We feel you. We thank you. We love you.

Our hearts and worlds merge as one, as in unity we communicate through this open dialogue of loving intention.

You felt our anguish. You answered the call.

The Council of The Sea issued a proclamation that more and more shall these loving encounters take place. More and more shall we feel one another and remember one another.

The opening of The Universal Heart has been magnified by your own heart light, your transcendent crystal sands and the mighty power of the heart of the sun. For in unity we have come together, those of the land and those of the sea.

All forms of water beings, from the depths of the sea, from the springs and the lakes, from the rivers and streams call forth that balance be returned to the earth.

We come with this message of balance as the balance of the fall equinox is upon us.

We come with this message of unity and thanks as we wish to acknowledge all that is being done in the name or restoring balance to the earth.

As your healing thoughts and prayers and ceremonies have created the alchemy to heal and balance the waters, we wish to acknowledge that major shifts are occurring not only in the sea but everywhere.

May the healing waters and the beloveds of the sea nurture you as you have nurtured us through these unsettling days and may you know that what you do is transforming and transcending all.

 


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Look Within

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The distractions of the world are designed to keep you from looking within. The violence of the world is created to keep you in fear. The injustices of the world exist to keep you dissatisfied and all is combined to numb you and keep you in an unnatural state.

What if we were able to remember this through it all. What if we were able to live in our hearts not to pretend that the world does not exist but to be able to truly know that we are here to be the acupuncture points of love on the planet.

It is getting harder and harder.

What if we made it our top priority to get to the point where it becomes easier and easier no matter what comes, easier to remember our own true nature, easier to live in the light of Christ Consciousness. And staying awake, so awake that we are constantly going within to root out what truly lives within ourselves in our own lives.

In what ways do we contribute in any way to what takes place on the outside? Who do we judge? Where are we dissatisfied? What triggers our own anger? What fuels our own distraction?

I am looking within. We are all living in human bodies come to be the light and balance in a world gone mad.

We are needed now more than ever.

Breathe
Stay connected to nature
Pray
Call on the Beloveds
Sing and dance and paint
Do all it takes to keep your heart open
Love everyone around you

Look at those in your life who you have a difficult time being around. Think of every small thing in your life as the microcosm of the macro because it is. Rededicate yourself to this endeavor.

Look within.

We must do it in our own individual lives to raise the consciousness of tolerance and peace and unity.

It matters not how much work we have done or how far we think we have come. We are all being triggered in huge ways by the escalating events on the planet. Timelines are merging. Past lives are as if they are happening as we bare witness to the never ending atrocities.

I have been made to see where in my own life these seemingly small issues are contributing to anything that is not of the highest vibration. It is like a punch in the stomach. Time to get real. Time to wake up. Time to pray for the clarity and the courage to look within. We have talked about this inner work forever and we have done much but we are at a crucial crossroads and we must begin anew.

May we raise ourselves and dedicate ourselves to creating peace in our lives and upon the earth. May those who suffer find comfort as we breathe ourselves into our highest place of love.

May I reside in a state of grace
may I love myself
and acknowledge my beauty
may I speak from the heart
and create an exchange
of loving intention
in all that I do
may I open to remember
my soul’s true purpose
may I raise my vibration
through the breath of the holy spirit
may I know I am blessed
and deserving of abundance
may I cower not
in the face of my power
may my thoughts and actions
create peace on the planet
and may I transcend
and illuminate all