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Regeneration | Out of charred remains glimpses of green restore faith; Life's will to survive. | HartHaiku.com

Regeneration | Of Life

It’s the classic story of the Phoenix rising. This morning I came across this Bright Vibes article about regrowth beginning after the recent devastating Australian fires: Life finds a way: pictures after the Australian bushfires. I urge to you take just a moment to open the article; no reading required, just amazing photos of the miracle of regeneration after devastation. They will light up your day.

I was reminded and heartened by the strength of will of all life on this planet to survive and endure. Some days it just feels like it’s all falling apart, so photos like this restore faith in the eternal cycle of life, a welcome beacon in a night of growing despair.

To take it a step further, the will of the human spirit to endure and overcome hardship is also a source of amazement and inspiration to me. It seems like humanity is really being challenged at the moment. It’s our moment to step up to the plate and prove that we can do it better, for the Earth, and for each other.

It’s time for a regeneration of the human spirit.

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Enchant | Us

There are these magical moments with nature. The soft sweet scent of a certain flower and a golden apricot sky at sunset are just two that most of us have commonly experienced.

And then there are more extraordinary moments, ones that stand out with a real glow. For me, one such example is the time a lone sea turtle swam along with my partner and I on a snorkeling excursion. He came out of nowhere to join us, and swam for a long, long way, as if giving us a guided tour of his underwater world.

The feeling of connection between that turtle and my partner and I was magical in a way that is impossible to express in words. But, although almost 20 years ago, that encounter still stands out like a precious jewel in my mind.

Sometimes nature conspires to uplift us, to show us the magic and enchantment of life, lest we forget it. And days when we are feeling fear, strife, or disillusionment, a little enchantment here and there is welcome respite.

Sunlight filtering through the clouds has become a classic symbol of ethereal connection, sometimes in a biblical context. Personally, I see tangible expression of the nurturing sunlight that warms our world. Whenever I see it, my heart lifts up just a little bit in witness to that every day magic.

Enchantment is in the heart of the beholder, and it is found not only in nature. It’s all around us, every day, but we must have some sense of wonder to see and appreciate it. Enchantment is part of our childhood stories. Why do we give up that idea in adulthood? Is life so serious that we cannot acknowledge and enjoy it in our grown up lives?

Look for those magical uplifting moments that are all yours and hold them close. Delight in them. Let them be your measuring stick, your inspiration, for what you would like life to feel like, more of the time.

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Pulsing | With Life

We interrupt your regularly scheduled programming for an important break.

A nature break, that is. Nature’s poetry brought to your doorstep. Just breathe in the green and feel the gentle pulse of the sweet soul of the Earth…

Inspirational Quotes from John Muir:

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” 

“In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.”

“I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news.”

“As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I’ll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I’ll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can.”

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Resonate | With Earth

Did you know? The Earth’s “heartbeat” (called the Schumann Resonance) is an electromagnetic wave that circles her circumference, and it is closely connected to (and communicates with) our brains.

This from a Gizmodo post, The Earth has a heartbeat we can see from space:

“The wavelength is the circumference of the earth (or twice the circumference, or three times, or four, and so on). This means that the troughs of these waves will always line up, as will the crests. When crests combine, they get bigger. And with lightning hitting the earth over four million times a day, these waves keep getting the boosts they need. The waves don’t sweep across the surface of the earth. Instead they’re like standing waves, that just pulse at their troughs and crests – a resonant heartbeat.”

The Schumann Resonance (the base atmospheric electromagnetic resonant frequency is 7.83 Hz) is closely in sync with our Alpha brain waves (8 to 12 Hz). Alpha waves “are dominant during quietly flowing thoughts, and in some meditative states. Alpha is ‘the power of now’, being here, in the present. Alpha is the resting state for the brain. Alpha waves aid overall mental coordination, calmness, alertness, mind/body integration and learning.” (From What are Brainwaves? – Brainworks, Train Your Mind.)

The scientific study of the full effects of interference with the Shchumann Resonance ELF waves on our well-being is still in its infancy. But, studies to date suggest that when human vibration is out of sync with the Earth’s resonant heartbeat, we are not in a prime state of health. There are many articles outlining the interference and possible detrimental effects played by our synthetic technologies.

There are also theories that staying in alignment could play an important part in the future expansion of our collective human consciousness. The heartbeat of the Earth is connected to us in ways that are only starting to be understood.

But, why not let yourself be the judge? Start noticing how you feel when you spend too much time around TV, computers, cell phones, etc. And comparatively, the next time you’re out in nature, really tune in to how the images, colors, and sounds are affecting your mind and body.

Listen to the Earth’s heartbeat. She is communicating with you, so get to know and feel her language. Whether you realize it or not, she is calling you back to your organic essence.

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