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DAY 53 | NEXT 100 DAYS OF LOVE | HAVE FAITH

Updated: Nov 25, 2022

"Have faith or pandemonium is liable to walk among the scene." is one of my favorite lyrics from one of my favorite writers, Johnny Mercer. The pure joy that flows through the standards sung by the most iconic singers of all time flowed from his quick wit and turn of phrase. Have faith or pandemonium. So good. It is a choice. Faith is an aspect of consciousness. What you place your faith in, is the basis of your foundational health and wellness or something else. What you choose to hold dear will bear fruit. Take today to practice placing your faith in the miraculous nature of your loving heart. In the unending, all powerful, cycle of nature. Lose your attachment to the way things are unfolding and engage the muscle of truth of that which is in us but not of us, that does for us that which we can not. Johnny Mercer wrote more than 1,700 songs in his lifetime because he had faith in his way with words and had a song in his heart. Sometimes whatever it is, you need to have faith, and watch the untold miracles unfold.

AWAKEN: SPREAD JOY AND LOVE TO THE MAXIMUM

You got to spread joy up to the maximum

Bring gloom down to the minimum

And have faith, or pandemonium

Liable to walk upon the scene


Faith is the belief in that which we can not see. The truth of stepping into your life so fully, doors will open where you thought there were walls, people we don’t know and have never met will show up with their heart open igniting the flame of our efforts into the grandness of that unified field. There isn’t much else to say about all the fabulousness that takes place in this practice of faith. There isn’t anything to do in this space of transformation where you are waiting for that instant of complete amalgamation in the alchemical process where everything gives over to that new elemental creation. Enjoy today in the faithfulness of each moment, for connection, for love, for grace, for community, remembering you are held and you are whole and you are most certainly loved.

REMEMBER: FAITH OF THE MUSTARD SEED

Life is a multi point expression. There is light and there is dark. There are ranges of light and dark, there can be a binary, two sides, or there can be something more perceptive to experience, to each idea and many sides to every story. When we let ourselves embrace the mystery, that beyond and within this is the full expression of God's work. Faith is enacted. Do you spend time making things more complicated than they need to be because you have placed your faith in unloving thinking?

FOUNDATIONAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS AFFIRMATION

I fiercely answer the call of my being.


PRAYER'S OF THE HEART

May your heart open to the practice of faith in the light in all things.


LOVE ACTIVISM 💚🌱✨ A WAY FOR SWITCH

What are you willing to give of yourself so completely the very act satisfies your very soul. Lauren Artress, D. Min., a psychotherapist and Episcopal priest, is the founder of Veriditas the Worldwide Labyrinth Project and a Canon of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco. brought the Chartres Cathedral labyrinth to the West. It is a long standing movement for peace. Consider donating, supporting, visiting them.


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THOUGHT SHIFTER/MEDICINE

The way is made by walking. Joseph Campbell, a writer and professor of literature at Sarah Lawrence College, referred to the Chartres Cathedral as one of his favorite places. The place is a Mecca for pilgrims and a mythologists dream. The carvings, artifacts and art contain every story ever including the greatest story ever told.


"We have not even to risk the adventure alone for the heroes of all time have gone before us. The labyrinth is thoroughly known, We have only to follow the thread of the hero path. And where we had thought to find an abomination, we shall find a God. And where we had thought to slay another, we shall slay ourselves. Where we had thought to travel outwards, we shall come to the center of our own existence. And where we had thought to be alone we shall be with all the world.” ― Joseph Campbell


It vibrates with an energy of chanting, prayer and echoes of history. It holds the grace of all who enter. from the website - The labyrinth of Chartres evokes Greek mythology. The architect Daedalus constructed it for the destruction of a monster – the Minotaur – who ate the children of Athens. Theseus vanquished the monster, and he was successful due to the thread spun by Ariadne. The labyrinth at Chartres has important geometric points:

– If you ‘project’ the façade onto the pavement, the center of the rose window – where Christ appears majestically – corresponds to the center of the labyrinth.

– If you compare the labyrinth with the central portal statues and the placement of the old altar, draw a square, and there will be a pattern in the plan of the Cathedral.


Architecturally it contains wonderful examples of sacred geometry.


And then let us arise and go in faith along the way to love.

Now we are sure we do not walk alone.

For God is here, and with them and all beings.

Now we know that we will never lose the way again.

-- ACIM


Change is not an abstract; it was a daily roller coaster of which every hour required a miracle and every day we wake up without any knowledge of what the day will bring. Hold to a faith at the center of the wheel of fortune, that remains constant as the wheel goes round and round, the center never changes while the wheel goes round and round.


Love, Mel


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DAY 54/ NEXT 100 DAYS OF LOVE | LOVE > FEAR

Give it all. Why not? Feel the joy and get out there and do it.


MEDIA FOR LOVING, LEARNING AND GROWTH:

Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth | Ep. 1: 'The Hero’s Adventure' Joseph Campbell encourages the audience to discover what excites them, and to make that the basis for their personal journeys.


Expect more. Dive into the mythology that surrounds you.


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