Posted by: Zane Maser | April 13, 2018

SPIRITUAL EFFECTS OF BEAUTY

 

 

Follow your heart’s dream,
even when it’s sorting rocks.
Heaven seen here now.

Bliss work is zen work.
Rocks placed gently with care, love.
Effect beautiful!

 


 

Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries
of the earth are never alone or weary of life.
Rachel Carson, marine biologist whose writings
advanced the environmental movement

 

The Spiritual is primary.
The world is secondary.
All things speak of God.
The universe is a holy picture.
Joseph Campbell, The Power of the Myth

 


Other Spiritual Offerings:

• Heaven is Earth

• Divinity Remembered

• Moment By Moments Of Grace

• A Consentful Life

• Harmonization

• Beauty Beneath Skin

• Beautiful Breath


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Posted by: Zane Maser | April 6, 2018

EFFORTLESSNESS

 

Storm on horizon
blows fierce winds that heighten fears.
It soon passes by.

The more effort used
to change, confront, battle, judge,
the more “it” strengthens.

Nothing has power
when we see its nothingness
dissolve in our view.

Clouds, waves, tears within
once given reality.
Neighbors watch the sun.

Serenity is
the inner magnet that draws
to one’s self its own.

 


In the peace of meditation all waves of sensations
and thoughts are absent from the mind. In the
deeper state of calmness, one perceives in that
stillness the moonéd reflection of God’s presence.
Paramahansa Yogananda


Other Spiritual Offerings:

Empty Boat Day

• Buddhist Story of Two Monks, Two Choices

• It’s All Your Choice

• Choose Your Fork Of The Path

• Fluent Ease

• Thoughts Reproduce In Like Measure


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Posted by: Zane Maser | March 20, 2018

MOTHER INSIDE

 

Some mothers are love.
Some didn’t receive mothering,
so their love is blocked.

Some moms encourage.
Some are critical, unkind—
hurt, wounded as child.

Good, not-so-good moms.
Family roots she grew from—
ease with love or not.

Patterns develop.
Looking, seeking, hoping for
a serving of love.

Then one day the Light
dawns that the seed of Mom Love
inwardly rooted.

Mother base inside
already the solid ground.
Forever present.

Relieved, the search ends.
Holy Mother earth feet feel.
Self-contained, whole, free.

Outer view dissolves.
Mother internal the ALL.
No birth, death of Love.

Such immortal Care
is the awakened, blessed Grace,
that flows out fulfilled.

Heart emptiness gone.
I am the living Mother.
Love circle endless.

 


 

The “Mother Love” exists within us, full and complete,
so we never have to attempt to get it or fill up
externally, in quest of a series of ‘mother substitutes.’
Mother Love is not dependent on a person, place,
or outer situation, or whether we are loveable enough.
We were born with it as a gift of Grace. In that
sense, Mother Love is the grail cup in our heart—pure,
full, over-flowing—a vessel of Love pouring forth
in its nourishing splendor.
Zane Maser

 

We become what we love and who we
love shapes what we become. If we love
things, we become a thing. If we love
nothing, we become nothing. …Go forth
without fear, for he who created you has
made you holy, has always protected
you, and loves you as a mother.
Mother Clare of Assisi, founder of a religious
order for women in the Franciscan tradition
 
 
 


Other Spiritual Offerings:

• The Hunchback in Each of Us

• Shrouded in “A Dark Night”

• The Cup Called Mother   (also discusses a primary facet of the Moon)

• Season of Divine Mother

• Maternal Watchfulness

• The “Father” Consciousness   (the very same as “Mother”      Consciousness)

• Full Moon-Ness And Venus


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Posted by: Zane Maser | March 13, 2018

RESTING ON A CLOUD

 

Look up to marvel.
Birds rest on the flow of air.
Witness whose Hand is.

The waves gently lap.
Fish glide through flowing water.
Witness whose Care is.

As our senses still,
let go, rest on softest cloud.
Witness whose Arms hold.

 


 

The Infinite Invisible is the silver-lined cloud,
the spiritual ease and treasure of Divine Grace.
Zane Maser, spiritual haiku-ist

 

If you took a seed and dissected it in an attempt to
find life in it, you could not, because it is not physical.
The life is not in the seed, and no one will ever find it there.
The seed is embedded in life, and life flows in
and out of the seed and around the seed and through it,
always there in its dormant state, but always invisible.
…But there is a life that acts upon the seed, in and
through it, causing it to break open, to form, and to
take root. There is an invisible life that does that.
Joel S. Goldsmith, Leave Your Nets

 


Other Spiritual Offerings:

• Heaven is Earth

• Constant Care

• The River of Supply

• Nothing Needs Adding

• It’s Already Present

• Fluent Ease


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Posted by: Zane Maser | March 2, 2018

GOD SPOKE TO HER: FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE

 

Seventeen years young,
God spoke to and “called” Florence
to selfless service.

Doubting and frightened,
she grew, step by step, to strength,
undaunted resolve.

Personal life left.
She let Spirit have Its way,
make Its choice for her.

A purpose she came.
Gentle, courageous, and fierce.
Dignity of life.

Extreme compassion,
she challenged the male system,
tradition, beliefs.

A mission she had.
Minds were broadened, hearts opened.
Female nurses came.

Sacrifice, anguish,
she underwent it gladly.
World axis shifts.

Hers a big, bold scope.
Page of history written.
Humankind advanced.

One person’s efforts
can make life better for all
because she answered.


 

God spoke to me and called me to His Service.
What form this service was to take the voice did not say.
Florence Nightingale, known as the “Lady with the Lamp”

 

If I could give you information of my life,
it would be to show how a woman of very ordinary
ability has been led by God in strange and unaccustomed
paths to do in His service what He has done in her.
And if I could tell you all, you would see how
God has done all, and I nothing.
Florence Nightingale, global health care and social reformer

 

So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical
beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how
often in such matters the mustard-seed
germinates and roots itself.
Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing

 


Other Inspirational Individuals:

• A God-Filled Life: Julian of Norwich

• Life-Changing Moments    (Mother Teresa)

• Master Healer: Dr. Edward Bach

• Profound Goodness    (Charles Dickens)

• The Power And Potential Of Focus    (Louis Pasteur)

• Greatness Within (Theodore Roosevelt)

• Resilience    (Albert Einstein and Victor Frankl)

• That Could Be Me    (Neale Donald Walsch)

• The Planet Of Dyslexia    (some of the many famous individuals who       have/have had dyslexia and their amazing contributions)


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Posted by: Zane Maser | February 25, 2018

SPIRITUAL BLISSDOM

 

 

Full flood the mind flows
running past small and big rocks.
but resisting not.

Relaxation starts.
Mind quiets its stream of thought.
Land of Peace entered.

No one, thing missing.
Embraced in our contentment.
Nowhere to arrive.

Silence of hands joined.
No color, race, creed that’s best.
Paradise of Bliss.
 


 

A human being is always seeking more fish
and bigger fish in his nets. Spiritual being says,
“Leave your nets.” …Spiritual being knows the
completeness of its spiritual nature and seeks
nothing, but rests—just rests—in the shadow of
the Almighty, under His wings. That is all spiritual
being ever does—rests.
Joel S. Goldsmith, The Prayer of Mysticism

 

You are the sky.
The clouds are what happens,
what comes and goes.
Eckhart Tolle


 


Other Spiritual Offerings:

• Casting Outward, Casting Inward

• Self-Emptying Meditation

• Peace

• Beautiful Breath

• Inner Climate

• Arise Centered


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Posted by: Zane Maser | February 18, 2018

SPIRITUAL NETWORK

 

Unseen to outer
is a linking behind scenes.
Underground Spirit.

For those with such strength,
it’s a different calling
than the expected.

Devoted hours spent.
Inward receptivity.
These serve the Greater.

A band of workers
unite in High Consciousness.
Earthliness transformed.

When the few open
separation is dissolved.
No more is fear’s grip.

Origins revealed.
No one is ever apart.
Each one is a part.


 


Other Spiritual Offerings:

• Until The Last One…

• Spiritual Collaboration

• Inclusive Unity

• United Light

• “Eden” Consciousness

• “One Body”


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Posted by: Zane Maser | February 7, 2018

MORE OF BECOMES MORE OF

 

The more I am oriented in the physical, outer realm,
the more it orients me to the appearances
of time, space, and effect.

The more you live within the fear-bounded little self,
the more constricted and small are you.

The more material concepts matter to me,
the more personal and finite are
the matters that matter.

The more reality you give to pairs of
opposites—fat, thin, young, old,
the more that oppositional forces govern you.

The more I shut others out, for whatever reasons,
the more I shut myself out.

The more you live beyond the confines
of your limited mind,
the more you live out from the
center of your Being.

The more I live my true nature,
the more I am true to my nature.

The more you live in this moment,
the more Presence your presence experiences.

The more I joy in life’s wonderments,
the more love flows from my consciousness.

The more you open out to Infinity’s possibilities,
the more Infinity opens you
out to a limitless universe.

The more perpetual harmony I feel,
the more life’s grace-filled bounties
unfold from within me.

The more Light you exude,
the more you exclude the ego,
and the more the ego is outed.

The more Spirit is my reference point,
the more whatever it is is Spirit.

 


The soul cannot be confined within man-made boundaries.
Its nationality is Spirit; its country is Omnipresence.
Paramahansa Yogananda, beloved world teacher

 


Other Spiritual Offerings:

• Self-Effect

• It’s All Your Choice

• Bittersweet

• Ego Speak, Heart Speak

• In-Put And Out-Put

• “Dis” Is Out, “Harmony” Is In

• Buddhist Story of Two Monks, Two Choices

• Freely Given, Freely Given


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Posted by: Zane Maser | January 31, 2018

INTROVERTS ANONYMOUS!

 

I am a self-confessed, inward-looking introvert.
Life hasn’t always been easy trying “to fit” myself
into the predominant expectations and worldview
of the fast, outward, chatty, social pace of extroverts.

Neither temperament—extroversion nor introversion—
is good or bad, better or worse, more or less successful.

As humans, we are innately what we are.

Introversion is a definite minority.
Yet much mass conditioning and marketing
give the subtle message to “be or act” the part
within an extroverted lifestyle.
Otherwise, you may be viewed as an odd “mis-fit,”
a puzzle piece that is an outlier
from the expected boundary.
Within the mainstream mentality,
people must stay in step!

Deep down, I swim in the quiet,
more secluded streams of life
wherein it is easier to find
other affinities who also
revel in these less-traveled waters.
Here, I don’t have to try to “hide” who I am.
Here, I embrace a rich, inner life, when left
to my own natural inclinations and choices.
Here, I am filled with true joy
and contentment of Being-ness.
Here, I don’t feel bound to attend
the neighborhood Christmas party.

How true, too, that extroverts,
in their own approach, build rich, outer lives
that make their hearts sing in ways
that naturally fit for them.

Introverts Anonymous, let us come out
into the beautiful sunlight and be who we are.
Expectations and criticisms aside, we are each
a flawless facet of the jewel of humanity.
Sparkle authentically, Self-revealed.

The Truth is you are, I am a spiritual pinnacle created
in the image and likeness of the Divine Being.
We are as free as we choose to be!
And all “keeping up appearances” cease to exist.
 


In the larger sphere of Life, there is neither
introversion nor extraversion.
There is our spiritual identity that transcends
human temperament. In this, we are of the nature
and character of Spirit—infinite and eternal
harmony and completeness.

 


Other Spiritual Offerings:

• The “Quiet” of Introversion

• Those “Shy” Birds

• Colors of the Divine

Ad Infinitum Ourselves

• Manifested Splendour

• Oranges Only Grow On Orange Trees

• Self-Acceptance Heals the World


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Posted by: Zane Maser | January 22, 2018

QUIET THE CLAMORING MIND

 

 

Active, ceaseless thoughts
are a cloud across the Sun.
They obscure Presence.

Still, no-thought moments
are space for soul Awareness.
Light is all there IS.

 

Beliefs and thoughts are cause.
Cause is effect in motion.
Effect is the “form” of cause.
Belief, thought, cause, effect
all reside within.
In the peace of absolute quiet,
thoughts and conditioning vanish.
 


Other Spiritual Offerings:

• Silence Is Power

• The Temple Of Silence

• Listening

• Solitude’s Gift

• Are You Able To Be Quiet?

• Major Contentment Mode   (resting in restorative moments of quiet)


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