Feeling contemplative this morning as I review my previous weekly encounters with folks that I am helping and building relationships with at my job. I learn so much about myself, love, truth and connection from these people that I am so blessed and honored to interact with. It has been an interesting and unfolding expansive personal experience since I started my job helping folks struggling with homelessness or at least at high risk of becoming homeless. This has brought all sorts of walks of life into my path with not one single perfect “recipe” that got them there. Sure, there are certainly common threads like addiction, poor choices, legal issues and a cocktail of various other circumstances that may have led to their current situation, but some aren’t as cut and dry, black and white as it seems. Some it’s a major string of bad luck, health issues, heart brake and more. Regardless, without exception, they all are suffering.
The thing I see when each of these people step into my office is the person, in the moment, wanting to find their way back “home”. They are searching for a way to improve their current situation in ways they feel will get them back on track with things such as “employment”, “money”, “security”, “housing” and just overall survival beyond just literally trying to stay alive. What some of them end up getting is so much more should they be ready and I be guided and used in such a way to create real change. When this happens I end up getting the opportunity to open and love them unconditionally and not be afraid to do so.
This sort of thing can be a bit tricky because not too many people really understand unconditional love beyond the logical explanation of what unconditional love looks like. Even people with good intentions can get confused by this powerful thing called LOVE. What does it mean? The first unconscious question that eventually interrupts the flow of unconditional love is how can it be labeled so that it can be understood. It often feels a bit scary and uncontrollable even for the individual that logically understands the meaning of unconditional love. Unconditional love is not to be understood by the mind but rather the heart. It requires a deep connection to the greater part of ourselves where labels and separation does not exist. It requires a constant checking in with that part of ourselves to not get lost in the magnitude of the power it holds. It takes focus and dedication and commitment to the highest and most sacred energy behind it to ultimately have it manifest in Divine ways and a healthy and expansive outcome.
I truly believe that the path I have chosen over the years has slowly and inconspicuously led me to be exactly where I am, doing what I am doing. I am constantly checking my ego and inviting my Higher Self to continue to use me to do the work, to love perfectly and create an environment where I can teach those I work with, how to love without expectation, how to be in alignment with their true nature and feel safe being kind and compassionate. How to practice having a loving relationship that is healthy and means nothing more than pure connection. No chance of romance, not even a guarantee of a long lasting friendship, simply a deep loving connection that happens on a equal “playing field” in the “now”. The “playing” field of infinite oneness. What a gift that is being shown to these unsuspecting individuals. What an amazing way for Source/God/”the Law” to show up. What is so cool about it is that the very first thing that takes place is the message they get that THEY are okay. That THEY are important. That THEY are Divine and perfect and the sooner they remember this the faster they can get their life changed around. The message that all they have to do to move forward is, at the very least, accept that the possibility exists that they are important JUST because they exist. Nothing more and nothing less. The rest lies in the power of the unconditional love that will soon follow. Yes, somebody loves them just because. Some stranger, some lady who doesn’t know them from “Adam” loves them. Not because they are told this but because they just know, somehow they just know. There is no warning for me either when this is about to take place, which makes it magical and so out of my capacity to ever plan such an intervention. What a gift I’m given to be witness to this and be used in such a way that I get to be a “circuit” for this blissful and amazing energy and connection of unconditional love to manifest through. These are by far the most intense and pure relationships I get to be a part of and witness. They are miracles!
Some of these lovely Beings that I connect with have either never experienced a healthy relationship or have forgotten what one feels like (likely the first) and often have really not ever experienced safe love. Actually, to be honest, I’m not sure I even know too many people who most would consider to be healthy, that understand what a truly healthy relationship is. Most have unconscious expectations from all their relationships whether they be with family, friends or lovers. There’s an unconscious need, give and take and attachment of some sort. I know because I have those in my own life as well and while I can usually see the underlying attachments, I have them none the less. I must say though that because of my awareness, I have incredible people and relationships in my life. The healthier they have gotten, the more I have been free to love unabashedly (not recklessly), but fully as “myself” and fully communicate clearly about why someone may love me while not even really knowing much about me. I show them how to love themselves, the “truth” about themselves and when I show up vulnerable and authentic it allows them the freedom to do the same. THAT is liberation and freedom. THAT is the reason they come back. Not being defined by their past and by allowing them to show up in this NEW DAY, in this NEW MOMENT and choose something different without judgement, allows the freedom to start feeling okay again and to explore this new world of being in alignment with who they truly are, which is Divine perfection and then work from that place out verses trying to fix everything from the outside in. This is so powerful!
I get to literally love unconditionally with those who allow and respond to it. For those who aren’t sure why and are drawn to something that feels so right but so out of the norm, for those who are willing to explore and follow the newly found natural high that heals the addictions, that heals the self disgust, that heals the feeling of powerlessness into something powerfully creative. They follow, though not completely understanding why, other than to know that it feels right. They begin to understand that it is not a relationship that can easily be labeled or described without the risk of cheapening it. They follow because there is something so much greater than the “relationship” taking place. Something so powerful, it literally reaches into the depths of their Soul through the crack that has been opened by this love, by this interaction.
There needs NOT to be a plan with these encounters as they will evolve in the most perfect way. The connection that is formed is permanent and powerful and there is no need on a physical level to access it at all. The “Oneness” that is solidified by these connections will forever, infinitely remain in tact and will be felt on ALL levels of experience, whenever and wherever needed. Even in the perceived separation of this human experience. There will always be a subtle or maybe not so subtle knowing of oneness between me and them. Our Souls have a contract that needed to be tended to in their own unique way. My heart feels so full as I write this though I’m not sure these words will ever convey the beauty. I am deeply grateful for being chosen for such a transaction. I’m not sure why exactly but I surrender to the fact that I don’t really need to know and I no longer question it.
Trust me when I say this has nothing to do with me, you know…the physical “me”, other than being a willing pawn/participant in the plan of Infinite Divine Love. Call it God, Buddha, Alla, Bubba…call “It” whatever you want, whatever feels comfortable. It’s UNCONDITIONAL LOVE and it is completely intoxicating. It is truly the new high of the coming age. It is the shift and the evolution of the “ALL”. It’s “Source” evolving and experiencing Itself through humanity. It’s friggen amazing is what “IT” is!!
Told ya, it’s definitely my “new high”. It just keeps getting better the more I surrender to “It”, trust “It” and honor “It” in such a pure and authentic way. It keeps getting better the more I understand how to just BE It”.
An 800 word essay written by Linda Nuss in 2013
The awareness of my journey began about 15 years ago. While I won’t go into a lot of detail about how it happened (not because I’m not willing to talk about it but I only get 800 words for my story), I will say that my life basically got tipped upside down without a whole lot of warning. Divine intervention brought some things to my attention that needed to be looked at, examined, questioned and ultimately changed if I were to function in this current life of mine to the fullest and have the impact I was intended to have.
During this time of questioning, I learned to love myself. Simple really, one might think, but it is crazy how very few people just “do” (love themselves) and I was one of them that didn’t know what that meant. Once I learned that my unique qualities and my purpose had a very specific place in this amazing puzzle I will call the “Whole” (just because I have to call “IT” something to convey my message) and that without “ME” the “Whole” would not be complete, my life changed and expanded beyond anything I thought possible. Once I had my heart and head wrapped around this truth I felt a big responsibility to stay in a place of absolute honor for my Spirit and for my body that “It” cruises around in. It took me from a set of behaviors that were driven from the “beliefs” of what I thought I “needed” to be and do to fit in, to becoming more of an embodiment of what I “knew” myself to be…. which is LOVE!
My whole life was preparing me for this transformation. I naturally have always had amazingly kind and loving people gravitate towards me. Most of these people, strangely enough, struggled with their own value and self love. There was a part of me that could remember and innately knew this “Self Love” truth that I speak of but for many years, was not really consciously aware of. I would council these beautiful Souls and try to get them to see the Light in themselves that I could see so easily. Oh how I counciled! How I spoke the encouraging words of Love and value and self care!
Then one day it happened! It dawned on me I had been my own teacher all along. Actually I had the knowledge all along and the Divine brought all these wonderful people into my life, used me as a vessel for the “Truth” to flow through so I could actually hear it myself teach it. Holy crap! That’s it! If this was true for everyone else then it must be so for me too!! I AM love, I AM light, I AM unique, I AM important, I AM worthy! Just in that knowing and that acceptance of my own truth, I became a healthy “cell” in the body of the “Whole”. I BECAME the love I could see in others, I became the love that I AM.
If everybody understood this truth of self love completely and lived it without question there would be peace on earth. We would all understand that fighting, harming, criticizing, judging and hating others is an act of self destruction. When a person practices self love, it is the most healing force that surpasses any other force available. In sharing my encouragement with others to love themselves it deepens my own ability to go deeper in loving myself. I strive to live authentically so that I am an example of what I encourage.
Living authentically at all costs is truly liberating and is the most loving thing we can do, not only for ourselves, but for others. Being something you “think” you need to be to fit in is the prison and the separation from our truth that keeps us always needing more. I will close this short essay out with a quote that came through me:
“Connection to my Spirit is the substance to everything that I am. Everything else is just entertaining me until I am complete again.” ~ Linda Nuss
The term clairvoyance (from French clair meaning “clear” and voyance meaning “vision”) is used to refer to the ability to gain information about an object, person, location or physical event through means other than the known human senses, a form of extra-sensory perception. A person said to have the ability of clairvoyance is referred to as a clairvoyant (“one who sees clearly”). (Source: wikipedia)
Is any one of us equipped with the ability to “see” more clearly than another? Do you somehow feel you got “jipped” on the special ingredient when moving down the assembly line? Though it may feel like that, I highly doubt it. That’s not to say that some people just remember at some level better than others. For those that possess this tool, this ability, it’s likely the conditional programming of life and society somehow either nurtured this “knowing” or most likely pushed them so far the other direction that a forced willingness to just try to make sense of something… anything…. and created an opening to allow a deepening within to happen. A “remembrance” of sorts. I had the most fascinating conversation with a truly connected Clairvoyant that leaves me no doubt in the power of the “unseen” and the “unknown”. We have started out with this initial interview to give a glimpse into Clairvoyance and it’s meaning and hope to continue on with topics that I think a lot of people ARE curious about and would like to know and understand more about. Perhaps in depth discussions on all of the chakras and their meaning as well as Auras and the like to create an opening opportunity to those who wish to connect even deeper!
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Recently I was asked to participate in an amazing project called “Love Begins With Me”. I was so honored to be among many of the most amazing people, who I will refer to as “Light Workers”, to be invited to speak on the topic of how love begins with me. What and incredible project that The Love Foundation is putting together and an even greater experience to be a part of it!
They have set out to reveal that love is alive and well and is being shared amongst people throughout the world. There are so many ways that love can be shared and spread. You will hear story after story from all of the interviews they conducted about how much better the world is when people are sharing their love. How much better their lives are because they are sharing it!! You’ll learn new ways to incorporate a deeper sense of love into your own life and reap the benefits when amazing things manifest because of it!
Again, I was so honored and blessed to be invited to share my story and my thoughts about LOVE and wanted to make sure you were invited to “give a listen” to help you to become more aware of how you are sharing your love in the world. I started out with my own personal story which may or may not interest you but I think the content gets really rich in about video number 4 so that is the one I’m putting up in this blog.
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Blessings and Peace ~ Since I know that Love Begins With ME… Know that I send out my love to you and feel our Divine connection!
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Do you ever feel like a “chicken with your head cut off”. (Geezo! I never really thought about how gross that expression is until just now!) I’m going to get diverted here because this brings up an important message that’s worth talking about, so I’m going to head that direction!
How often do you say things out of sheer habit and conditioning that you don’t even think about? Have you ever used the expression “killing two birds with one stone”! Think about how negative both of those sayings are. Even when you don’t intend any harm or intend negative energy to come from it, the Universe isn’t judgmental and will take whatever you say and think and give it to you. It doesn’t judge whether it’s “good” or “bad”. So an elevated awareness of your habitual language and thoughts, will work a lot better with The LAW of Attraction and your life experiences will improve!
Pay attention to your language. You may notice yourself saying things like “I’m so stupid”, “I can’t afford to…”, “I look like crap today” and so on.
It’s weird how it works. What is trust really? We can understand the definition of trust but do we really get it? It’s never the easiest thing to trust that what I want and what I allow Spirit to handle for me, will be so. I preach it all day long in my life, relationships and coaching. I convince myself that I believe it, but that little voice inside my head just keeps bringing up all my deeply ingrained beliefs about “how it REALLY” is. Just like that my trust goes out the window! Like the idea that you can’t just sit on a couch and expect things to show up OR nothing really good comes easy. Sound familiar?
Okay…. I’m feeling rather feisty today and am ready to “take the bull by the horns” and challenge all of you, my beloved sisters and brothers, whether or not you are ready to ask yourself a few very important questions: Where are you now, relative to where you were a year ago and where it is you REALLY want to be? Are your relationships leaving you feeling filled up or depleted?
Since I focus primarily on relationships and spirituality or spiritualism in my coaching, lets just use this topic for an example. Are you still complaining and suffering in your relationship, the same as you were a year ago?
It never ceases to amaze me how often I get reminded, by unseen turn of events, different anticipated outcomes and often times, just flat out struggle, that I’m really not the one in charge here! I attempt to “map” out my road ahead when I set out to accomplish something and time and time again, have a feeling of frustration when things just don’t ever seem to go as easy as I think they should. When all I need to be doing is letting go!
Feeling good is so important in manifesting beautiful things in our lives. There is a key component to “feeling good” that triggers the manifestations you are truly looking for. Listen in to find out HOW to “fine tune” this simple act of “co-creation” AND feeling good in your life!
Hope you are having a great day (or evening depending on where you live)! I’m feeling so inspired by the notion of what powerful Beings we are! How at any given moment you can choose to change your life! Even though I’m “generally” aware of this “most of the time”, there are moments and maybe even sometimes days where I feel it so deeply.
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Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person ~ Albert Einstein
How lucky we are to get to deal with anger in a loving, respectful and welcoming way!
Not exactly what you would expect to hear from a Spiritually Guided Coach. But I’m here to tell you that you should not discount ANGER and what it can actually do, to bring you closer to your heart and your Spirit. We ALL experience ALL of the emotions (including dealing with anger) and feelings that come with being human.
It is how we respond to these emotions that really create our outcomes though. If you have the desire to feel less anger in your life and decide that you would like to start to work with this emotion rather than be “run” by it, you can start the change – right now actually.
Just set the intention, right now, that when you are dealing with anger and the anger arises within you, that you will notice it for what it is, accept it without judgment and be with it without speaking or “doing”. Just sit with it – kind of like a “time out”. For this to actually work, you must actually do it and COMMIT to this intention you are setting.
When you CHOOSE to start working with it though, by consciously setting the intention to pay attention and give it your time and consideration, you will start to see that will show up less and less in your space.
Often times when we feel angry we either respond from a completely unconscious place, like lashing out, using physical gestures, screaming or completely closing ourselves. If not those things, we may suppress our anger by pushing it down, pushing it away, until, like a volcano, one day it erupts with a fury!
The deal is that it should be accepted as part of our being human. Anger is caused by feeling hurt or sad or defensive and it’s a secondary emotion. When you find yourself dealing with anger, there is a disconnect with LOVE. Always, even though it may appear to have to do with someone else, it is a disconnect with LOVE for yourself.
That is why anger can actually be good if we commit to the choice of being aware and consciously bringing yourself to a place of just being with it. It is in this space that we accept and love ourselves completely, wholly and without condition. We notice we are angry, we don’t reprimand ourselves for being angry and it is here that we can get to the root of why it’s come up in the first place.
If you are really honest with yourself, you can almost always trace the cause of the anger back to you. Are you choosing people and situations in your life that are not serving your highest good? Are you putting yourself in an environment that is not serving your highest good? Are you self loathing in a way that your environment manifests your beliefs about yourself and life?
You truly are more powerful than you could ever imagine and truly are the creator of your own world. Giving yourself the time in these moments of HIGH VELOCITY emotion, is a great gift and one of the best ways to really connect to your God Self. The essence of who you truly are.
We all are in this together, because at our finest level, we all are really ONE anyway. Having said that, sometimes going through these really tough times and dealing with our emotions are hard to do on our own. There are many places you can go for support. You can seek out a Coach or a Mentor to help guide you to your own answers. Perhaps counseling might be what you need. Or you just simply may want to find a place to come, to get questions answered, to bounce things off of other like minded individuals or just to get that little extra inspiration you may need to get you through that part of your day.
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