Have you ever had a secret that was so good, something so wonderful that happened or was about to happen to you that you simply could not keep it to yourself?  I have learned a secret that is so good, I simply must share it with you!

I was studying the Scriptures describing the Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary recently, and I imagined the kind of excitement and joy which drove Mary to her cousin, Elizabeth’s house.  I could see them together sharing their delightful news of new babies with each other.  What joy and laughter they must have shared, and what fears and desires for the future they must have mulled over together.

But reading their story of what G-D did in these two ancestors lives led me to a more important question for myself:  What exciting thing is G-D doing in my life?  What is G-D birthing in me?  What about you?  What is G-D creating through you?  Remember, “nothing is impossible with G-D.”

What new perception, observation, thought, attitude or disposition is being birthed in each one of us at this moment in time?

Life is all about change.  Just watch nature do it.  Change may be a given, but real transformation is mindful because it is also conversion or metanoia; the repentance that Jesus preached about.  It is a process that bears fruit because it is grounded in Intention.  That intention is to BE our Best Self– our Highest Self—our Divine-Self.  Transformation is the Way for those who choose to follow Jesus of Nazareth as the Christ. We are transformed into our Highest, Best,  and Divine Self.

The beauty of this transformation, though, is its ease.  I am discovering that once I get over my fear and inertia and lean into the unknown, I realize I know what to do.  It is the Spirit of Christ who dwells within that unknown space inside of me—leading— when and if I choose to follow.  As I follow I feel free and life and living becomes truly easy.  Making decisions feel easy.  I have discovered that the struggle of suffering through choices is NOT G-D ordained in the least!  Decisions are often not easy because we are afraid to go there…into the unknown place where G-D dwells.

I even have a new mantra to go along with my new birthing process: “I know what to do and I do it with ease.”  This mantra reminds me that what is truly ME (my highest and Best and Divine Self) knows and if I choose to, I can act accordingly.  This does not mean that circumstances around me have changed, but that I have learned a new, different, and life-giving way of perceiving the circumstances in my external landscape because of the transformation of my internal landscape.

So, I wonder if Spirit has laid a seeming impossibility upon your heart, that you feel driven to check out, test out, or see bear fruit?  Who are you intuiting would be a sharer of this new thing you are birthing? Jesus has other sheep who are not necessarily in this fold called Church.  There is no exceptionalism in G-D’s kin(g)dom.  The person you wish to share your new idea with may not be in our common fold.  That is okay.

There is too much of this Present Darkness that we “Christians” are throwing up our hands about and thinking and speaking in ways that accommodate the current systems of the world…from economic, to political, to social.  Although we live in such times as these, who says we are not here to become our DIVINE and Highest Self in the crucible of this epoch of time?  We are invited to choose transformation with Intention.  Go ahead and lean into the Unknown with me!

Emmanuel!  GOD-is-WITH-US!

Choosing to breathe faith & trust with EASE,

Freda Marie+