The mystical, magical, moon of May
Brings cleansing and joy in your heart to stay.
It comforts the adventuresome, the weary and the bold,
all who listen from young to old.
The night sky welcomes the wee traveler home
To whistle, wander, wonder where’er gratitude roams.
The song the moon sings, from the Ancient One,
Beats a tune in the heart of the traveler till his day is done.
So listen with your heart’s ears and you will hear
A message of love forever clear.
You are my precious child in every way
“I am always with you.”
In your heart to stay.
“I am always with you.” ~ Harold Klemp shared on http://eckankar.org
as the writer
reaches for the quill,
as the artist uses colour
and hones their skill.
I seek to learn
as the musician
strokes the right key
I wonder in amazement of all the harmony.
All of nature begins to unfold
in the morning majestic sunrise
or in the evening’s reds and golds.
I am fulfilled in joyous gratitude
as the love of the Creator fills my life.
I reach out to another
to walk with them through strife.
I reach inward now to give thanks
at the end of my days
To live in loving service to share the love in praise.
I wish you the joy and freedoms of my youth.
The delight of playing outside – kick the can, hide n seek and decorating mud pies with daisies.
I wish you the wisdom of my guides, teachers and elders who love unconditionally.
Most of all, I wish YOU to know you are worthy of giving yourself and others –
the highest and the best life has to offer.
Meeting the Light Giver
Imagine that you are walking along a path that you’re very familiar with. Along one side of this walkway are lampposts topped with large globe-shaped lights. One of the lampposts has a ladder leaning against it. Go over and climb the ladder. Using the cloth and window cleaner that you brought with you, polish the glass globe very carefully, so that when the light goes on, it will shine through clearly.
Focus your attention on what you are doing, and really get into it. As you polish the globe, know that you are moving and expanding in your consciousness. Eventually a darkness will fall, because Soul is moving into areas It knows nothing about; and where there is no knowledge, there is no light. This applies only in the lower worlds as you work with Soul Travel.
As you notice that it’s getting dark, an automatic sensor switches the light on. You want to use this light to guide you as you continue your walk on the path to God, but you can’t very well carry a lamppost in your hand. So what you do now is visualize the thing getting smaller and smaller, until it becomes something you can conveniently hold in your hand.
Now resume your walk. But remember, there may be things along the path, such as the wind, that will try to put out the light. It’s best to be prepared for anything. Make sure your pockets are packed with extra batteries, matches, wicks, fuel, and flints—whatever your light needs. If the light goes out, don’t worry about it; just relight it.
Some people like to visualize unplugging an electric cord and switching to batteries. This symbolizes letting go of the silver cord. Now you are working with a self-contained battery pack, and you can go anywhere you want. But in case the batteries run down, you can always go back to the natural elements and use flints on the material you find around.
Like attracts like and light attracts light, so just keep walking and looking for another light. Somewhere on the path you will notice an individual coming toward you, totally illuminated with a silvery white light.
As he moves nearer, you will see that it is the Light Giver, the Mahanta.
—Sri Harold Klemp
The Spiritual Exercises of ECK
A how-to collection of 131 spiritual exercises for spiritual growth and upliftment.
Available at local and online bookstores and the Eckankar Online Bookstore
Do you see your beauty burning bright?
Do you see the miracle of your birth?
Do you see the number of re-birthing’s
till you found your worth?
Do you feel the majesty of the love
Do you see the kindness of your giving
Reaching across the ages of all your living?
Looking inward to the light
Do you see your beauty burning bright?