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Celestial
by Paula Petrie
03/10/06
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Celestial Skies



Under celestial light a valley grows between insecurity and confidence. Between inability and adulation a problem exists. Both of these crests are places of learning and the majority of people spend a period of time walking through each.

The problem you see is the valley. The valley is the place we should be, but by nature or lack of understanding we keep jumping it. We fall hard into the lonely side and often
can’t handle the equilibrium on the (bright) side. The highest pecks on each side of the valley are oddly similar. The self-absorbing control of depression and the self-absorbing delusions of greatness.

Those wise enough to look back to the valley find the freedom from this high climb and from the obstacles and crevices that leave us hanging. It is a place where
carrying the weight of your own soul is not a burden. In fact from the center of the valley springs a most refreshing stream of selflessness.

Our journeys begin and emanate from this spring without ego. Yet our whole existence involves no-other as much as our ‘self’. The essence of greatness being self-trust. We learn with self-sacrifice. Our ability to success is measured in self-worth. Our ability to see clearly comes from self-respect. The strength to share with others flows from our self-esteem. The knowledge to make important choices resides in self-confidence. Desire promotes a self-starter. But pride can make a person self-sufficient.

Relationships go a-muck with self-absorbtion. Accomplishments can't be truly valued when you are self-serving. And the truth is lost to the self-righteous.

In life there will always be hills to climb and people stuck on the rock face along the way. Remember that selflessness is the core of yourself; so take a dive now and then into that refreshing valley stream to get a clear and healing perspective. Dissolving some of that worldly self; leaving room to let in the heavenly spirit, found at the base of all that is nature.


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