Thank You Thursday: Live Valued

Be thankful this day for Live Valued.

All life should be valued, no matter what. I usually put aside all personal feelings when I express varying levels of gratitude. Also, I tune out outside distractions, (i.e. the news); however some things just can't be ignored. In light of one recent worldwide event, I'm compelled to express this Light Being in another manner. I was saddened to see the elated faces of the American Society with a death of one man causing a Nation so much grief. Yet I understand the illusion of joy created by such an event. Remember our joy comes from within and through the experiences of life totality. I came across a quote this week speaking to my heart and soul. The quote is as follows:

“I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
-Martin Luther King, Jr.

Remember we all made a choice to participate in the evolution of humanity. All beings, all life forms are equally important. I am not defending nor condoning the actions of one man, nor the actions of others. I'm accepting the growth of humanity as a result from the actions. Most of us regret actions taken, yet from those actions we have grown. Most of the choices made, were predetermined, we then come to understand why we made the choices. Our choice is not ours alone to make. The Creator assists us in making the choices for the greater good of humanity. It is when our human brain/ego gets in the way of the choice process. We feel and think we are greater than all and impose our thoughts and ideology on others. This is how our pockets of society are created.

The society we create is a small cultural community.  We find commonalities to bond one another, whether the commonalities are faith, purpose, or any binding agent. Each society has one voice. Each person intently listens and follows directions from the one voice, times blindly. During this process we lose our own voice. Then when there are issues to loosen the bond, we get angry or disappointed, because we lost our bond to an idea and not the person.

We are bonded together because we are ultimately one voice talking, singing in unison. We are humanity operating on different levels of experience and working to raise other vibrations to join in to fully enjoy Life. Our life starts from within, with holding nothing and experiencing everything we created. We are three dimensional beings, thinking one dimensional, living in a six dimensional universe. All we know and desire to be in inside us. What we know is the light source emitting from one another (human, animal, and insect) is the same light connecting and created us. Our life is as equality important as any animal or insect. They have their purpose in the world, just as we do. The animals and insects are the examples we should live by when it comes to caring for our Home, the Earth. They are the examples when it comes to coexisting on Earth. Just because we appear to be different, does it mean we are different?

We are spiritual beings, trying to be human. As we humanly mature, we forget we are spiritual beings. Until we spiritual mature, we will always be at conflict with self and others. The life we choose to live is just as important as the person living lavishly or the person who is homeless. We have to reawaken the true self, spiritual self in all of us to fully experience the true value of life.

The value of life is taken for granted daily. I understand and know the difficulties of becoming aware in a bogged down society and "living". The question is, are we really living or just surviving until we die? Know that we are flesh and we experience the fleshy, material world as it is. Yet there is no accountability for the undesired outcome. We only account for the desired creations. Also, we take the lessons learned from those outcomes to move forward and transform self materially and energetically. Are we are who we are because of what we chose to experience or because of others influence? This is where the true sense of value is gained. I leave these questions to you for self-answering...

Are you valued?
Do you value the life of self and others?
What does being value or validated mean to me?
How do I cultivate the feeling of self-worth?

Be thankful this day and everyday to see the value of self and others.
Be thankful this day and everyday for the progress made for self-validation.
Be thankful this day and everyday to know we are equal participates in the society and humanity created.

Vessel of Life

Bringing me through the darkness into the light of this world

The budding seed of life and light

Carrying me like the light of the universe with care and grace

Nurturing me like rain to earth

As I grew you became my earth

I gravitate to you

Keeping me centered and grounded

Deeply rooted in the existence of life

Necessity is the mother of all invention and you made me

My guardian

My angel

Keeping me safe from the world’s pain

The shelter when I had nowhere to run

The peace when there was chaos

You bared my cross and carried your own to breathe me life

I honor the energy you conceived in me

Caught in the glow of your smile

Following in your steps to make my own as you held my hand

Resonating with your touch

Keeping me strong

Overcome life obstacles with your faith

Enjoying life while being oblivious to the behind the scenes of magical moments

Unconditional love regardless of mistakes

Discipline cause it was the right thing

Then to wipe away tears now knowing everything is ok

Doing what is done cause you taught me well

Living with purpose and joy

Feeding this soul with an abundance of love and care

Without knowledge and understanding you filled me with faith and dreams

I can be anything

A simple embrace and I know the warmth of your bosom brings a brighter day

The sun in your smile brings on a joyful glee

Knowing and feeling your spirit no matter where I am

Carrying you

As you carried me

In the heart

In the soul

In the energy conceived

I am child

I am life

You are the vessel and we are one life

Protecting the young

Comforting the heart

Educating the mind

Developing the body

Cultivating the spirit

Allowing me to be as I am

So many tasks not asked of you

So many duties obligated by you

You are the first word

You are the giver

You are the vessel of life


Evone 5th May 2011 5:42 am

I too, was amazed at how many people relished in this man's death. I didn't know quite how to fell but happiness was not even close to the emotions I was feeling. I agree with all that you said and I feel odd when I see all the hoopla over someones tragic death. thank you for writing about this:)

gillian.rutkowski 5th May 2011 5:48 am

I want to express my gratitude for this article. My feelings are exactly what is expressed here, but upon voicing it I am told that when people do horrible things they deserve to die. It frustrates me when my point is not seen. All life is precious, and hating someone that hates you only further spreads more hate. Where does it end? I pray that one day we will all listen and actually hear our angels guiding us and stop this madness. I live in hope.
Yours in love and light

SpiritHeart 5th May 2011 7:43 am

Dear Hugh,

Thank you very much for taking precious moments to write this article. Your words are strong and speak the language of compassion. All written above resonates deeply within. While the things that have been done in the past have caused great grief..., it is most difficult to rejoice in knowing that someone's passing away under such circumstances has been a cause for global celebration. The light of the divine resides within every being and respect we must that loving light. Thank you very kindly for sharing your compassion and wisdom.

Love and light

Gwen in New Mexico 5th May 2011 9:30 am

Thank you for sharing the MLK quote. I appreciate all you write and share with us that read Thank you Thursday.
Bless you and gratitude, Gwen

lili01 5th May 2011 9:51 am

Beautiful, thank you for your amazing posts. With Love.

kay 5th May 2011 12:19 pm

Thank you so much for this, Hillis. I've had the same sense of sadness at the response. It has shown me how so much of the world is still operating in the denser energies, and honestly I've been a little surprised at the celebration. Thanks again for the courage to step out there in behalf of heart.

Deeni 5th May 2011 2:57 pm

Dear Hillis,

Thank You very much for this post, I especially like the fact that you included the quote by Martin Luther King Jr.

Mr. King, aptly captured the way I was feeling, as did you with this post. Maybe the madness will end, when we are all feeling the words of Mr. Kings' quotation.

Hillis, the Vessel of Life is so amazing, my eyes watered after reading it. Very poignant.

Thank You, Love and Blessings to you.

Nadine :))

leigh 5th May 2011 3:16 pm

Gretings One and All

i am amazed at the articles and reactions i find on this site .

the message is always clear .

love is the only power

yet we on the spirtual path still find judgement when we should be detached and just send love snd light as we are informed

as lightservers, star seeds indigos what ever name you give to those on the path .

we are just love and we need to send love snd light all the time

just love and light for the highest good of all

so i humbly walk my path and send love and light

COBALT 5th May 2011 3:36 pm

He'll be back...

Hillis 5th May 2011 5:46 pm

Greetings all, thank you so much for the love given in this day. I know one of my purposes is to speak what I feel, to speak my truth. All your comments moved me, again thank you for the light and love sent to me and sent to others to show them their pair.
Love and blessings, Hillis

chrysalis 6th May 2011 12:03 am

Namaste Brother...I struggled with the same thing...panicked...took a few steps back...asked for guidance and the same quote ended up, THANKFULLY... "in my face"...when I first read it, I was...yet again grateful to the powers that be! As I began to read your Thank You Thursday this week, I was about to send it to you, having known the comfort it provided and lo and behold as I kept reading...need I say more!?!
In love and light, shine on...

bluehydrangea 6th May 2011 3:40 am

The truth is, this man died years ago. Those celebrating are rather late in the day and dreadfully misguided by media reports. Since he has gone, and has been gone a while now, I do not think we need to concern ourselves about the spiritual aspects of his life. He was a tool, on the road to mankind's awakening. Not a pleasant tool at all but, it seems, one that has been required to wreak sufficient havoc and misery to stir man's consciousness.

victor 9th May 2011 2:01 pm

Hi Hillis, a beautiful piece of writing!
I enjoyed the quote of Martin L King jr. Felt your depth of gratitude and sorrow for living in the depths of this 3 dimensional realm.
About Usama Bin Laden - He will be back as a reformer living in the USA and a vigorous proponent of USA rebuilding. Such is the fate of those who should know better than trying to destroy another's way of life (home) just because of some perceived skewed ideology. It's all about learning and experiencing - in his case being the catalist for global change. Only the Great Ones are destined for this kind of work - whether we like them or not they are but angels who become the figurehead of change.So is George W Bush.


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