Hello, and thank you for visiting! I am currently on an extended blogging break. We have shared some wondrous times and I thank you for that. I look forward to connecting with you when I return. In the meantime... keep creating your mandalas! The process is an amazing Portal to the Soul. If you are new to the process...you can get started right now by clicking here as well as other links below. Wishing you fulfillment and joy on your journey.

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May 31, 2010

"Energy of Permission"

Hello Beautiful Ones...
Thank you all for your presence, and your loving, kind, supportive words and friendship since my last post. I am deeply grateful for your presence here, and that we are all apart of each other's lives. Wow...worldwide friends. I have missed you! ...yet it was a much-needed time away that was well spent.
I am regenerated now and glad to be back with you again.
I've found that I often don't need as much time away as I might think; it's just a matter of giving myself permission to step back, and to share how I'm feeling with you...and do what I need for myself. That in itself opens up more space withn me
and allows for deeper, wider expansion of Life Energy...and appreciation for life. I am then rejuvenated in a quicker time than I might've thought I needed.
It reminds me of Kahlil Gibran's words on Friendship,
from his book, The Prophet. He says:
"When you part from your friend, you grieve not;
For that which you love most in her
may be clearer in her absence,
as the mountain to the climber
is clearer from the plain."
Allowing ourselves the time and space to step back when need, is one of the highest forms of loving self-care we can give ourselves, and our loved ones. -Allowing them the time they need as well works wonders for the soul...and therfore, families and friendships.
The above mandala is a symbol of the Energy of Permission.
Open hearts and swirls all hanging out together,
in the lustrous golden auras and magical blue...
allowing each to do what they need,
and be what they are.
That's what I experience here with you all...
and I thank you for being here, and sharing you life
and your wondrous creativty with me.
Shine on lovely, luminous soul-stars that you are!
With deepest gratitude... and celebration,


Doe Grozs Art said...

I am so glad you are here again, but I do so understand the need to step back once in awhile.. gaining a new perspective. Yes, seeing the whole mountain rather than just a piece of it :-)
I join you in that celebration, being grateful for who we are, each individual and yet all part of the whole.
Love you :-)

Anonymous said...

This is a stunningly beautiful piece, Cheryl. Welcome back.

KathrynAntyr said...

I think you are wise to know when to step back, unplug, and make time for yourself. Finding balance and prioritizing my goals is a constant endeavor. One day I hope to have it dialed-in.

I'm looking forward to following along your journey.

{{soul hugs}}

Shelley said...

Thank-you Cheryl for sharing the quote from Kalhil Gibran. It does give permission to say a full good-bye which then leaves room and and an invitation for a new hello!

Winterwood said...

HI Cheryl, thanks for stopping by my blog the other day... it was lovely to hear from you again. good to see your still blogging here, and doing those beautiful mandalas! hugs krissie