The Inner Flower
Pamela Kribbe channels Jeshua
I am Jeshua. I greet you all today and invite you to put yourself within the light of self-recognition, even though you feel that you are having a hard time with being human on Earth. Never forget who you really are. You are a spark of light that is part of God; it is your right to exist. You do not need to be other than who you are, because who you are is pure, natural, and good.
When you oppose what is happening within yourself, you are opposing your own humanity, and you do that because of an external judgment that you apply to yourself. Feel the energy of that judgment, the energy of self-criticism. Feel the coldness, the harshness, of that judgment, its lack of compassion: “I did it wrong; I am not good at it. I am failing and fall short.” Feel, for a moment, how that stern judgment separates you from the love and abundance that is there in the universe. That love and abundance is available for you at all times, so connect with it.
Do you really think that God cares whether you have success in the world, or if things are all perfect in your life, or if you are doing it “right” according to certain social rules and standards? God only looks at what is inside you and sees there a flower still in the bud. In some of you the bud is still tightly closed, only at its beginning stage, and in others the flower is already in the process of opening or even blooming radiantly.
At times, you have been unaware that you are carrying these “flowering” capabilities around within you; while at other times, you have focused only on flowers that are still closed, or that are having difficulty opening. But God finds all flowers beautiful, either in the bud or budding out or in full bloom, and also the dying flowers that shed their petals to make room for new buds. God has no judgment about what is flowering within you.
So now look at yourself in that same peaceful, accepting way. Look into your heart, for there, also, is a flower. It is your most beautiful adornment. It is who you are now and what you have to give to the world – it is your essence. Allow that flower to appear in your imagination and look at its shape, its color. The stage that the flower is at does not matter, just see what naturally appears. Observe it with attention and openness, and try to determine what that flower needs in order to develop further into its next stage. Perhaps it needs nutrition or water in order to grow. Or maybe the flower has reached the end of its blossoming and wants you to let go, to make room for something new.
See the stage of development of the flower of your soul. And feel in yourself that which is more than the flower, because something in you is the observer of this flower: you are aware of it. We need to ask: who is this observer? Who is this still, silent flow of open awareness and acceptance? There is life and love in this flow; a total openness and lack of judgment.
This flow will ensure that the flower has what it requires, that it experiences strength and vitality, and yet this flow is the observer within you, not someone who pushes or insists, or who wants to force things. This flow, in its openness and acceptance, allows everything to be as it naturally is, so allow this flow to circulate throughout your entire body for a moment. It is your origin; it is God itself who takes on the joyful dance with matter and creates flowers in this way because they are beautiful and radiant, and they give joy to those who observe them.
Allow whatever you need to know to come to you so your flower can become grounded on Earth. Allow your flower to come into your imagination in freedom and playfulness so it can radiate in this earthly realm. You all are God become incarnate, the One who adopted human form. You are good and whole within yourself. But by becoming connected to the earthly dimension, where fear and judgment reign, that knowledge is sometimes overshadowed. Yet that knowledge can help you again connect with that flower in your heart, and also with the gentle flow of consciousness that perceives it.
In this world, it is actually a challenge for you to remember this. Through the judgments, fears, and negative emotions that often reign here, you can lose sight of that knowledge of what you are. You can get the feeling that this flower in your heart has been trampled upon, and that you no longer know who you are.
When you lose connection with this essence within yourself, life becomes a burden. You feel hesitant and you waver, because you are trying to live up to the rules, ideas, and expectations of others. But doing that is bound to fail, because you find no inspiration there; no true joy, no solid ground beneath your feet.
The power you find in living from your heart lies in connecting with that flower within yourself: the energy of your soul that is unique and has something distinctive to bring here. Honor that always. When you feel that the strength, the vitality of this flower is under pressure from negative energies around you, or in yourself, turn toward that gentle, observing consciousness, and from that perspective simply look at how you react to those negative energies. See what happens in you during the times that anxiety strikes, when you are critical toward yourself, when you assess yourself according to external standards. See what happens, and just observe it and remain aware.
Some of you are afraid to become the voice of your heart; you are afraid of being rejected. You are afraid that your most precious flower will be trampled upon and ruined – but that is a mistake. You can experience that negativity happening when you feel rejected, or when you feel assaulted by the reactions of others, but in the end, it is only your own judgment that affects you.
Do you agree with the opinions of others, or can you continue to perceive the beauty, the preciousness, and the innocence of your own flower? The true inner power is to stay true to yourself, to continue believing in your own innocence, purity, and beauty, and to remain standing in the world as who you are. That is what this world needs: daring to bring in something new and not conforming to existing standards and judgments based on fear.
No one can truly harm the flower of your heart, because it is yours and yours alone. It is only through your believing in the judgments of others, in the fears that you are being convinced of, can that flower be affected, but then only in appearance.
Make the connection with the witness who is always present, and look at the flower within yourself. It may be there are times when your flower becomes weakened, or does not receive sufficient nourishment from your consciousness – your own faith in yourself. But that flower is ultimately rooted in the flow of the divine itself, which is eternal and incorruptible, and it always brings forth new flowers.
Sometimes it can be that there is a new flower blossoming in your heart, a flower that takes a different form and color, and which is more powerful. Look again within your heart and imagine you see the flower that is you when you are standing in the world in an open and dynamic way. See that flower when you are filled with trust and you surrender to your true being, to your own soul’s purpose, without any fear of the outside world – fully trusting and in touch with your own divinity. What does that flower look like now? And how free do you then feel? The beginning of a new era on Earth is when people like you dare to do that.
The initial step is to go within and to feel your own heart energy and the aspirations that give you joy and inspiration. That brings you close to your heart, to who you are, and to what you have come here to do. Making this connection, while going against the current, is sometimes the first step toward rediscovering yourself; it is a coming Home to who you are.
The next step is that you take that energy of lightness and joy, of desire, inspiration, and passion, and dare to take it into the world. Not only do you experience it in yourself, but you dare to outwardly radiate it in what you say and do, in your dealings with others, and in the work you do in society. In every possible way, you no longer hold it back: you dare to radiate who you are – you really dare to embody your divinity here.
In doing that, you can experience a sharp confrontation with the fears of others, and also the fears inside yourself, because the moment you step outward and let the energy of your soul flow freely, then you take a risk – at least that has been your experience. But in the end, it is much more risky to hold it all back, because that isolates you from reality and makes you unhappy.
However, stepping outward does call up a lot of fear: that of being different, of not going along with the status quo; fear of being great by following your inner knowing. All those fears can get an almost overwhelming grip on you as a human being, but I am telling you: stepping outward is the direction to take.
The way out brings you deeper into yourself. By seeing within where you react to anxiety fueled from outside yourself, you connect with that which is dark within yourself: the shadow that does not yet stand in the light and contribute to the blooming of your inner flower. Precisely by taking the plunge and following your heart, and by expressing yourself in the outer world, you become deeply connected with yourself and with what does not yet dare expose itself because it is afraid.
The intention of the inner path is that you look at all parts of yourself, understand them all, and shine your light on them all so that you become whole and your fears begin to slowly dissolve. It is actually quite simple. As you begin to enter the world with your inspiration, you can receive a “yes” or a “no”; you can find welcoming acceptance or strong resistance.
If you receive a “yes”, you feel how your energy flows and becomes more grounded; you feel how you really embody your inspiration, your soul’s energy. And this often brings you abundance in the broad sense of the word: joy, creativity, and also material abundance where you need it. It is a stream of “yes” that also touches and inspires others.
But it is also possible that in some situations you will meet up with a “no” from other human beings, and that “no” can be filled with anxiety, or prejudice, or resistance, but that does not really matter. What matters is for you to see what that reaction does to you. Does it make you falter? Does it deeply affect you? Do you find it hard to stay true to yourself, to your heart, when you meet with resistance?
These are the deepest challenges with which you as a human being are faced. It is quite an art to be able to receive a “no”, a refusal, and then to say “yes” to it. To accept yourself with your uncertainty, your feelings of inferiority, and to say: “I see where I doubt myself, and that is allowed”. The challenge is to reply to the “no” with a “yes”.
It is necessary to assist yourself in saying “yes” by surrounding these feelings of uncertainty and self-doubt with acceptance and understanding. You need not resolve these feelings, you need only to feel them and to observe them. Your consciousness of them is the healing, because your consciousness is the Divine. You do not have to intervene; you need to just say “yes”. Once you say “yes” to your own fears and dark feelings, everything becomes lighter, in and around you, and you become more powerful.
You will increasingly see that the judgments you encounter from others are most likely rooted in their fears and uncertainties, and that their judgments do not actually have that much to do with you. You can leave those judgments where they originate: with the other person. And this process brings you deeper into and with yourself. The way outward, the letting shine of your light into the world, immediately brings you deeper into yourself.
Actually, in this sense, there is no such thing as external and internal. Everything is a way inward. The more you dare to allow your light to radiate to what you call “outside”, the more you will meet your fears and confront your self-doubts, and that will give you the strength to descend ever more deeply into yourself so your light can fully shine there.
The two currents, that of going inward and that of going outward, are actually and essentially connected to each other. My message today is: dare to be who you are, and do not be afraid of any “no” resistance that you meet. A “no” resistance is just one step along the inward path, and it may help you to become even more powerful.
You will eventually experience the “yes”, the acceptance from without, because your energy is more than welcome on Earth. There is need for people who live from their heart in an honest, spontaneous, and authentic way. Your energy is welcome here, and I encourage you to keep believing in it – whatever happens. Thank you very much.
Translation by Maria Baes and Frank Tehan
© Pamela Kribbe
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