For fans of healing geometry, here is a link to an artist, Ann DeRulle, who works in this medium.
Forgiveness: Many spiritual teachers talk about the necessity of forgiveness. The sooner we can get through the stages of grief and get to forgiveness, the better of our inner worlds become. I know we don’t take pain and trauma with us when we die. I know it is washed away. Bringing the light of the heavens, the love of the heavens into our own hearts to heal all that we have experienced is important.
In a sense, this kind of focus does bring more success into one’s life. Although there is a basic truth to manifestation, the theory doesn’t explain everything about living in this complex, unpredictable world. However, a positive focus, no matter one’s difficulties, makes for an easier journey.
The Now: My near-death experience taught me to live in the moment and treasure each moment. Forgiveness can be accessed quicker simply by switching one’s focus to all that is beautiful about the world whether this is a meal with friends or family or a walk in a beautiful park during your favorite season of the year.
To deeply access a place of forgiveness takes courage; forgiveness doesn’t mean that you continue to hang around people who harm you. Forgiveness simply means you choose to love and appreciate yourself and your life, no matter what occurs before, behind, or beside you. You are the embodiment of love.
Try to remember that when you are near death, you don’t want to yell at those who have hurt, shocked, abandoned, abused you, or otherwise wronged you. Instead, you want to be surrounded by the people who love you. You want to tell everyone you love how much you love them and how much you want only goodness and happiness for them. And when you die, love is what you take with you.
The lesson you must learn during your earthly experience is to refuse to populate your mind with the people who have wronged you. This kind of focus can rob of you of precious time and health. Forgiveness of others grants you a wonderful, blissful life.
Your forgiveness lets others fly free, and most of all puts you in touch with the love of heavens. Your hope that others might live better lives works to create a better world.
Our legacy eventually becomes how much we were able to love and forgive despite the conditions of this world. So, forgive it all as if every breath might be the last one.
Death and Dying: Even those who have the power to heal both themselves and others will eventually die. We all die. We don’t necessarily manifest death. Death is just part of life. Nature teaches us this. You’re not losing the game by leaving the world early. No one is losing by dying; it is just part of the life experience.
You are only losing out on the joy of life when you refuse to love deeply and forgive everything. However, even if or when you are consumed by bitterness, try to remember that you are loved more than you can imagine. This might open your heart to forgive others.
A few years after my NDE, I remember meeting an older gentleman who had also recently experienced a NDE. He decided to sell everything, retire, and live way out in the country in Montana. His family freaked out and kept asking him what he would do if he had a heart attack out in the middle of nowhere. He replied, “After making the 911 call, I would simply walk out into my gorgeous backyard, lie back on the ground, look up at the stars or the clouds, and send my love to this earth and everyone in it. If I died there, I can’t think of a better way to go.”
I can’t think of a better way to go either. Since you will probably send your love to everyone in the end, you might as well send your love to everyone in every moment of your life.
This art piece by Ann DeRulle is called Ascended.