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I’m up in Lincoln, Vermont camping in the gorgeous Green Mountains. It’s spectacularly beautiful at night with our recent full moon, fields full of lightening bugs, and at night sometimes we can see the vastness of the milky way.
If you’ve been following me for any lengthy of time you know how much I love to be able to be outside and spend the day in nature. I love being able to camp, even when I can hear a bear outside my tent at night!
The other night it was a clear beautiful night. The big moon was pouring light into my tent. I was awakened around 1:30am and it was so completely silent, but my tent was being lit up with flashes. Based on the fact that the full moon was pouring through the trees into my tent, and some interesting experiences in my past, I thought, “oh, boy, UFO’s with flashing lights!”
I really didn’t wish to call attention to myself so, I just watched the display on my tent walls for a while, then I had to know what was going on. I thought it could be a lightening storm, but there was no sound at all. And the moon was out. It was so silent, not even a cricket.
It turns out it was definitely lightening and the energy of it kept me up for about an hour watching the flashes. When I awaken in the night like that, I take it as the perfect opportunity for more prayer. We can’t have too much prayer. It’s so healing and restorative.
I love camping, and being able to be outside as much as possible. I’m also becoming a gardener at our family’s home, Blue Arches, on Deer Isle, Maine. And I’m also doing some gardening here in Vermont at the Sunray Peace Village. I’ve learned to love working at a picnic table.
Nature offers a continuous offering of prosperity teachings. If we think thee’s no water. It’s a draught. Things are drying up. Things will die. We can change our mind and watch the weather change. I remember leading a retreat in St. Louis, Missouri years ago when they were experiencing a really intense draught. Trees were dying everywhere around. they were falling over and it was a sight to see.
At our weekend retreat we did A LOT of forgiveness work.
Unexpectedly, it began to rain torrential rain.
The miracle happens in our mind and it reveals itself in unexpected ways all around us.
If you doubt prosperity, start counting the leaves on a tree. If you doubt the power of your mind go outside and start using your mind to dissolve specific clouds. Take your power back. Nature will help you!
Nature comes in so many forms, and some of them are challenging. I see many deer in the yard on Deer Isle and I also see that they’ve eaten a lot of the things in the garden. They eat the buds off the flowering trees. They can strip bare some of the flowering bushes. They’re hungry.
In Maine I see bright red raccoons playing on the porch in the winter snow. I see raccoons ambling through the yard and seals swimming in the cove. There’s a lot of nature here and some of it can seem destructive at times. Have you ever seen what raccoons can do to your trash? We’ve learned a lot in the last year about floods, fires and hurricanes.
And still, I don’t find fault with nature and animals, they’re just doing what they naturally do. Animals look for food and eat the best thing they can find. I can relate!
While I don’t find fault with the animals, I still feel it’s my responsibility to honor and cherish nature. When I lived in England, I captured and released several spiders a day. At least a hundred spiders a month!
The earth is an amazing treasure. We’re so blessed to live on an amazing and gorgeous planet. Our ability to live here and enjoy all the beautiful aspects of this life here, is a great demonstration of our natural prosperity. I feel SO grateful and so blessed.
Prosperity isn’t just wealth and abundance. Prosperity is being able to have a good life, a sense of well-being, a good night’s sleep, healthy digestion and elimination, clear thinking.
Prosperity is being able to breathe deeply, or to laugh.
I cannot imagine that it would be possible to FEEL prosperous and not honor mother earth.
My sense is that those who don’t appreciate the earth, and all she gives us, will feel less than prosperous because they’re not grateful for what they have. Gratitude multiplies the good through acknowledging it.
Bless the earth today and every day. When you can, walk barefoot upon her, feel the dew on your feet and legs. I like to go out in the morning and pick up the dew on my hands and wipe it on my face. Giving thanks for the glory of nature.
Being in nature, I feel restored. I feel grateful. I can feel and see the blessings all around me. God is so very good and we are blessed. We are UNIMAGINABLY prosperous. Let us accept it and share it with Love!
Being grateful is a powerful spiritual practice that multiplies the good in our life!
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