When you feel the pain of the world you are participating in the life of the world.
It is saying yes to love with no boundaries and no limitations
It is through this love that radiates into the world that the most deeply wounded of all places in life can be healed.
Those that participate in an open healing Lodge are coming to us to share the pain of what is troubling their spirits. They are looking to find a solace and comfort in knowing that their pain, their internal hurt and struggles are able to be healed and wounds closed. Many times those who come to see a Shaman think that their is some great power that can be bestowed to magically be healed. The truth of the matter is that the healing comes from within a person themselves. It is a Divine light that penetrates the barriers and wounds within themselves that does the healing. A Shaman simply facilitates a process in order for them to find that light.
I was contemplating those that will be in attendance today, having known some of them only briefly and others for sometime. Knowing the 'stories' and the struggles that each are facing in their lives it caused a great deal of pain within myself. It was within this pain that my Source of Light came radiating through in full brilliance showing me that pain is really an extension of my own love for people, for other souls. My own light is really a limitless compassion for others who have not found their own Light. Though tears did fall, it was tears of joy that I have the capacity today to feel to the depths of my soul the pains of others and encompass those pains in the Eternal Flames of Love.
I was asked in a private email "What if I start laughing during the lodge?". I thought how perfect. It was shared recently with me that "Our laughter will be loud enough to destroy the borders of our mind." (Agni Eickermann). Laughter is the perfect mechanism for healing the pains of the world. It is through this laughter that we can begin to see the Rainbows in the sky and the shafts of light radiating down upon us. Until we can see, we can not feel.
My prayer for today:
Lord of Fire
May You ignite the Light of our Sacred Fire with the Flames of Eternal Love
May You radiate down and purify our hearts and souls
May You fill each soul with the experience of Your Eternal Love that healing may begin
Lord of Fire
May You continually bless us with the Flames of Eternal Love
Om Agni Jay