Love Is Born

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Merry Christmas and a happy celebration of Light to everyone, everywhere!

Birth of Christ

There were sheepherders camping in the neighborhood. They had set night watches over their sheep. Suddenly, God’s angel stood among them and God’s glory blazed around them. They were terrified. The angel said, “Don’t be afraid. I’m here to announce a great and joyful event that is meant for everybody, worldwide: A Savior has just been born in David’s town, a Savior who is Messiah and Master. This is what you’re to look for: a baby wrapped in a blanket and lying in a manger.”
At once the angel was joined by a huge angelic choir singing God’s praises:
Glory to God in the heavenly heights,
Peace to all men and women on earth who please him.
–Luke 2:8-14 The Message (MSG)

And when the child of promise came, a man in snow-white robe appeared to them, and they fell back in fear. The man stood forth and said, Fear not! behold I bring you joyful news. At midnight in a cave in Bethlehem was born the prophet and the king that you have long been waiting for. And then the shepherds all were glad; they felt that all the hills were filled with messengers of light, who said, All glory be to God on high; peace, peace on earth, good will to men.
–Aquarian Gospel 3:10-13

Love Is Born!

Instrument: Brio – Red Cedar Concert Ukulele

Refrain:
Sing hosanna! Go bananas!
‘Cause Love is born in this world today!
Share the Sun with everyone,
And lift your heart in praises to the One who lights the way!

1. There’s a Light in this world
That everybody sees
When we put aside the fruits of pride
And let our difference be!
And the Perfect One,
The Precious Sun,
Is born in every human heart
To love and set us free!
Refrain:

2. Maybe you have heard
The Bible’s Word
Of Christ the Lord who came so poor
To make us rich indeed!
Or you could take
Another way;
It doesn’t matter, Love has come
To fill our every need!
Refrain:

3. If the All is One
And One is All,
Then how could Spirit come to some
And let the others fall?
Now your path is bright
With brilliant Light:
The Power of the Universe
Is Love to great and small!
Refrain: (Twice)

Sing hosanna!
And lift your heart in praises to the One who lights the way!

These are the Days

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“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
–Attributed to Mahatma Gandhi

But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.
–Matthew 6:33 (NKJV)

Therefore, whatever you want men to do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
–Matthew 7:12 (NKJV)

No one, regardless of background, race, culture, gender, politics, religion, or other aspects of personal identity, can deny that we need love, light, and peace now! And it’s easy to blame their apparent lack on others! However, at some point we must each take responsibility for our own inner environment. The saying, “Charity begins at home,” also applies to love, light, and peace. They also begin at home–within ourselves.

Instrument: Brio – Red Cedar Concert Ukulele

Refrain:
[‘Cause] These are the days of Love;
These are the days of Light!
These are the days of Peace,
So make them the days of your life!

1. You cannot see it now, can you?
If you wonder how, stand firm and true!
Be the Love you need,
Shine the Light you seek;
Give the Peace to bring you through!
Refrain:

2. You cannot do without, can you?
People all around, so sorry and blue.
Be the Love that knows,
Shine the Light that glows;
Give the Peace to change the view!
Refrain:

3. But you cannot heal, can you?
The compassion you feel is the Spirit of Truth!
Be the Love of Christ,
Shine His brilliant Light,
Give the Peace your heart wants too!
Refrain: (Twice)

These are the days of your life!

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Carried Away

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New Testament Quotations

from New American Standard Bible (NASB)

And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.
–John 1:14

Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
–Matthew 5:16

When evening came, they brought to Him many who were demon-possessed; and He cast out the spirits with a word, and healed all who were ill. This was to fulfill what was spoken through Isaiah the prophet: “HE HIMSELF TOOK OUR INFIRMITIES AND CARRIED AWAY OUR DISEASES.”
–Matthew 8:16-17

Carried Away – Lyrics

Instrument: Tempo – Seagull Excursion Folk Acoustic Guitar

Refrain:
Carried away, carried away!
Bondage and sickness are carried away!

1. Christ is the vessel of one perfect Word,
Speaking away every feeling of hurt;
So we may glorify God and His work,
Sickness is carried away!
Refrain:

2. Christ is the only begotten from God,
Showing compassion in deed and in thought;
So we may know every blessing He brought,
Sickness is carried away!
Refrain:

3. Christ is the vessel that carries us through,
Offering solace for me and for you;
So we may seek Him and live in the truth,
Sickness is carried away!
Refrain: (Twice)

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Father in this World

In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.

Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works.
–John 14:2,10 (KJV)

Being a human father is never easy! As a woman I can’t pretend to understand a father’s feelings, trials, circumstances, responsibilities – just to name a few. But I know we have a Father, the one who created us and did not just drop us here to fend for ourselves, but who makes his home within each of us. My prayer is that every father on earth will turn to the Heavenly Father within for strength, wisdom, understanding, peace, and above all, love.

Happy Father’s Day!

Instrument: Brio – Red Cedar Concert Ukulele

Refrain:
There are many, many, many, many
Bodies in this world.
And each one is the image of
The Father’s love unfurled.
We may not realize it
Through the mind’s unending swirl.
But the Father makes His home
In everybody in this world.

1. If it were not so,
How could we live?
Without love to show,
What would we give?
Refrain:

2. If it were not so,
Christ couldn’t be.
Without love to show,
There’d be no you or me.
But
Refrain:

3. If it were not so,
He’d have no house.
Without love to show,
No mansions to give out.
But
Refrain:

So remember you’re a home
For the Father in this world.

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What I Fear

I fear my feelings, great and small
That pile up and roll and balls,
Compress themselves so dense and deep,
To build their house on top of me!

They decorate my mind and heart
With everything that’s cold and dark.
They take my thoughts and feelings good,
And burn them up like coal and wood.

I fear the way that I would be
If they should get the best of me!
And so I turn to God above,
Within me now, for strength and love!

I may not always feel His peace,
But I know God will never cease.
He calms the storm and every fear
And makes these feelings disappear.

God washes out their house of sand,
For I am in His guiding hand.
He shows me where to build my place:
Upon His rock of truth and faith.


This poem was very loosely based on today’s NaPoWriMo prompt. The prompt was an Almanac Questionaire, and one category was “What I fear.” Also based on the New Testament parable of the wise builder and the foolish builder.

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Hosanna! Hallelujah! Amen!

Based on mystical meditation and Aquarian Gospel 150, Matthew 21:1-11, Mark 11:1-11: The Triumphal Entry.

Some Christian denominations take a break from the word (and hymn if they use one) Hallelujah during Lent, and “resurrect” it at Easter. Metaphysics has no preference, as many Metaphysical ministers don’t even use the word. I, however, like the way “Hosanna! Hallelujah! Amen!” sounds, so it’s included here.

Today is Palm Sunday, as well as Spring Equinox in the northern hemisphere, and Full Moon is in 3 days! May we cooperate with the God-within, Source and Creator of all nature!

Hosanna! Hallelujah! Amen! – Lyrics

Note: My usual recording device is on the fritz; I apologize for this poorer quality.

Instrument: Nell – Long Neck Soprano Ukulele
(Reentrant Bb tuning)

Refrain:
Hosanna! Son of David,
Lord of hosts, and king of kings!
He’s come to love;
Above all heav’n and earth we sing!

Hosanna! Hallelujah! Amen!

1. Riding on a donkey,
But not sitting on a throne,
Jesus showed the world
How the kingdom can be won.
Refrain:

2. “Hosanna in the highest!”
In joyful voices raised.
With open hearts and minds,
The little children sang and praised.
Refrain:

Hosanna! Hallelujah! Amen!

3. Humbly Jesus came to earth
To do the Father’s Will.
And humbly does the Christ unfold,
Our purpose to fulfill.
Refrain:

4. If we don’t sing His praises,
But choose to keep our peace.
The stones will start to cry out;
May His glory never cease!
Refrain:

Hosanna! Hallelujah! Amen!
Hosanna! Hallelujah! Amen!

Eternal Love

Lyrics based on 1 Corinthians 13 and meditation.

Instrument: Brio – Red Cedar Concert Ukulele

1. I thought I knew so many things when I was young,
But knew in part and understood just pieces of the One.
Yet the Love that brought us here in Spirit always will remain,
The greatest gift of ages that will never fail or change.
Refrain:

2. I see a dim reflection of a perfect place,
A veil over a mirror, but in Heaven face to face.
And as time is moving onward and the bless’ed Kingdom comes,
We feel the purest Presence of eternity in Love.
Refrain:

3. Without it we are nothing by ourselves alone.
In God we can discern the Truth and know as we are known.
Everything we see will all be gone, but there’s no need to fear.
The Love of our Creator is embracing us right here.
Refrain: (Twice)

God’s Love within our Spirit is the Light that never fades.

Refrain:
And may Love keep playing on the strings of our hearts,
Because Its sweet vibration is the ending and the start.
And even though the world we know will someday pass away,
The Love within our Spirit is the Light that never fades.

Sound Healing Instruments – A Mystical View

The harp, didgeridoo, singing bowls, tuning forks, and frame drums are often used in sound healing sessions. They have elements, frequencies, properties, and resonances that lend themselves to physical healing work. These instruments are relatively easy to acquire; yet a kind of magical, mystical power still seems to surround them.

Some of the practitioners I respect and admire most are sound healers and musicians – and you probably know I’m a musician myself. However, the truth comes out, despite the opinions and illusions held by teachers, gurus, and practitioners alike. And in truth, so-called sound healing instruments have no more power than the piano or acoustic guitar languishing in the corner of your living room!

If there is any power at all, it is only that those instruments are enjoyed and played by someone, and used for a positive purpose. But mystical power? No, God alone is the Presence and Power that heals! Someone playing a didgeridoo may be a healing channel. This simply means doing what anyone else would do to experience God: Getting the personal ego out of the way so that God-Power can flow through you, uncolored by human thoughts and untouched by human experiences. The didgeridoo, and you for that matter, are instruments – instruments of the Divine that already knows and plays all music.

Instruments, musical and otherwise, exist as parts of the eternal Whole. They exist so that we, in our individual manifestations of God, can hear and experience oneness in and through all ways. Just as some experience God by attending religious services and others on a nature walk, people can experience God through playing any musical instrument – or no instrument at all.

The power is in the resonance. I.e. God allows us to resonate with, or be drawn to, different instruments. We don’t all play didgeridoo, and indeed some people can’t bear to listen to one being played. However, science has documented its healing benefits. So, is it a healing instrument? For some people, yes.

But it’s just as likely that a teenage student, for instance, will experience emotional healing while playing a cheap acoustic guitar and writing songs. Healing comes in all shapes, forms, and through all instruments. Healing has one Source, God; and many paths. Music is only one modality. It may be healing to you, or you may think, “That’s a nice song,” and move on.

In the final analysis, God is all there is. All healing, power, and music is God’s, and we have the opportunity to participate in the healing, creative experience. Some of us do, with whichever instruments we are drawn to, by God’s guidance. Others choose to listen. Still other people seem not to respond to music. Yet God is at work, whether responses are documented or left in the ether.

If you are interested in sound healing, you’re entering an amazing, emerging field that is gaining scientific acceptance. But, with science comes analysis and much intellectual exercise. Exercise your spiritual gifts in this and all things, not just your mental and physical faculties. Let God guide your choice of instrument, practices, teachers, and technique. Playing an instrument, and healing work as well, is a physical experience. But it is always improved by a spiritual foundation.

Jesus said, “Seek first the Kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.” May you seek the inner guidance for self-healing, and if you are called to be a healing channel for others, may you remain open to God Consciousness flowing through you always!

The Sound of 2015

Personally, this hasn’t been the greatest year I’ve experienced. Not by a long shot… My beloved brother-in-law, Kenny, passed away after a short but very intense struggle with cancer. Because we were so close and I helped care for him and the household, it was a difficult time.

But: Spiritually this year has been nothing short of wonderful! In spite of personal circumstances, every week brought a new song! There are
50 Sunday Songtime offerings,
because I started in the 3rd week of 2015. Did I always feel like writing songs? No, and if I had to do it on human strength, energy, and power – let’s just say the project, and my spirit, would have fallen flat!

But this was not a project of will or personal choice. Every song came from Spirit. Each one is a divine expression of God as I was able to perceive and express at the time. Looking back over these weeks, I realize now more than ever, that these songs were meant to lift my spirit, to draw me closer to God-within, even as they are also meant for others.

I could not have written them without daily meditation! Without inner connection, songwriting results in, well, turn on the radio, and you’ll get an earful! Spiritual, mystical songwriting can only result from a spiritual, mystical relationship with God within our own mind. I.e. becoming Christ-minded so that we can proclaim, “The father and I are one,” and “I am about my father’s business,” as Jesus did.

Having shared the personal side of Sunday Songtime, here are some of my favorites:

God Bless this Human Mess

So Pass the Cheer!

Be Lifted Up

All Because of Love

Train of Thought

Can’t Take it with You when You Go
(started just before my Nana’s passing last December)

Give Thanks Within

Time for Lettin Go

Within Dependent

Faith of Christ

Bring the Light

Cookie Song
(I haven’t made Christmas cookies since childhood, but was pressed into service this year! And that was long after the song! A premonition I didn’t recognize at the time.)

Is that all? No! Though I haven’t finished the doctoral research and dissertation I wanted to finish this year, I’ve had the opportunity to become more intuitive, more spontaneous, and more joyful and playful musically. No doubt this has, and will continue to spread into other areas of life – and may it be so! Other songs written this year, some for future release, are:

Eternal Love, a wedding/union song based on 1 Corinthians 13

Piece of Paper, a future album track

Never Just a Kiss, also a future album track

Singing Sweet, from the mp3 album
Mother Nature Sings

Happy Birth Day,
a joyful breakthrough for me personally

Dreamkeeper,
co-written with ~Morgan~ of BookNVolume

Smilemaker,
written in memory of my brother-in-law

There have been some poems and articles as well, mostly health-related. I’m grateful for those; however, music has been at the forefront this year, including the October/Mabon release of
Mother Nature Sings!

One of my
International Metaphysical Ministry
ordination vows is “not to let personal suffering show forth to the public that could affect your work with them.” By the Power of God, I kept this vow, and only by His Infinite love and grace!

I give thanks for the opportunities God has given and created through me, and know that whatever 2016 holds will be for the Highest Good of every one of us! And mystically speaking, it is already done!

May God’s Presence bless you and your loved ones, now and always! And may you recognize these blessings and give thanks to their Creator–and yours!

Joy Complete and Full – Advent Week 4

“These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full.
–John 15:11 New King James Version (NKJV)

Instrument: Tempo – Seagull Excursion Folk Acoustic Guitar

1. Happiness is flowing, flowing.
Blink! And now it’s going, going.
Look inside you, knowing, knowing
All the joy of Life
This world cannot provide.
It’s in the Light of Christ!
Refrain:

2. Feelings are a picture, a picture.
Oops! But not a fixture, fixture.
Find beyond the mixture, mixture
All the joy of Life
This world cannot provide.
It’s in the Light of Christ!
Refrain:

3. Experience is charming, charming.
Boom! And so alarming, alarming
When you think it’s harming, harming
All the joy of Life
This world cannot provide.
It’s in the Light of Christ!
Refrain: (Twice)

Refrain:
Christ is come, born in you,
That you may have joy,
Joy complete and full!

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