Capturing the mysteries of life and powerful metaphors. Something very grand, something very ordinary. Which way do you go in life? Follow the yellow brick road. You are born into the prison of your mind depending on your education from your parents and teachers growing up. Either way you have to experience and see it for yourself.
Embodied spirituality In all its pain and glory life the game with the movie of the same name Jumanji Remember he warning that came with the game, “Do not begin unless you intend to finish.” How on earth do you ever intend to finish life? Do we end it or does it end us? Each roll of the dice the players hope the game will take them back to normal. Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz hopes that each turn in the road will lead back to a way home. In the beginning of the movie she is bored and disgruntled with the idea of life at home.
Will life ever be the same again As children we are always in a hurry to grow up and have the same ‘no-rules’ life we think adults lead. The theme, “Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls” please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you’re used to. Life and its illusions are fathom enough without getting into the trouble of seeing whether or not the grass will be greener on the other side.
The inner door is ajar The journey of life and certain psychological and esoteric shall be experienced by all. The outpouring of the soul spills over into outer events. Inner changes precipitate happening in the outer world. Outer changes also give birth to inner changes. “As above so below.” What would happen if you wandered into your own mind?
The dislocation of Dorothy is frightening The great analogy “you had the power all along.” There are many, many things in life to distract you. Be aware of what you desire for it may be the very thing that imprisons you for life, or for lifetimes. Beautiful to the point of distraction. We’ve all heard the saying time and again, “All that glitters is not gold.”
The surface is happening and below the surface it’s boiling and more change is to come You have to watch what you choose. You have to be vigilant and be very responsible for what you choose. Ancient and evocative life symbols of life experiences which belong to the human condition and to destiny. Young Dorothy learns at an early age that she will never o any further than her own backyard.
It is not up to us as humans to turn life into a human hiding place Every end is really the beginning of the next new experience. We make it harder and more mystical than is necessary and then it really is. Life can be overwhelming to a child in much the same way it can be overwhelming to an adult. If ever there was a manna this is it. The heart, the beauty of the warmth of love and the generosity we bury deep within us, gets lost to us. We think we pass love forward by bypassing ourselves and unexpectedly love happens. Everyone has the power. The power to overcome their obstacles, it was there all along. “There’s no place like home.”