Soul Canvas

29 Sep

We begin life like a painters’ canvas. We are blank, but we have a certain texture and color and what we become depends on who is painting, the type of brush that is used, the type of paints that are used and how all of those elements combine with what is already there.

All of the people and experiences we meet in life leaves strokes of color on our canvas. But when we have nothing, when we come to Zero, we are able to see that we, too, can partcipate in the making of our own portait. We can take up our own brush and, for the first time, become the artist. Painting deeply and vibrantly what is most important.

We have forgotten what is most important above all: Love. It is Love that covers all our flaws and shows only perfection. It is Love that pushes us into the best of who we are. It is Love that gives us the strength to endure. Most of our afflictions result from our forgetting one simple fact…Love does conquer all.

There are those people and experiences that we have encountered in lives that will forever be etched upon the canvas that we call our souls. We have to evaluate how we became the mess of colors and brush strokes that we are. What we will find is that eighty percent of who we are has resulted from our desire to love and be loved and our attempts to do so; some have been heavenly and some have been an absolute hell. The point is that no matter what we have been taught, no matter what we have experienced, no matter what has been painted upon us…it really is all about Love


3 Responses to “Soul Canvas”

  1. Caleb Gee May 4, 2013 at 4:23 PM #

    Now this is just beautiful! Sometimes it’s easy to feel like someone else’s hatred plays a role in molding me too just as much as love, but I need to have “Soul Campus” readily available on my phone so I can pull it out and read this whenever I’m feeling that way ‘cus this is I need to hear right now.

    • DesiBjorn May 4, 2013 at 8:28 PM #

      Wow. I’m humbled that my work could be a vehicle of encouragement for you. We all are, or should be, affected by the positive and negative energy that sometimes surround us but I just believe that when focus on the greatest positive force we know, love, then negativity may be present but its affects will not harm us. Only light can cast out darkness.

      Thanks for reading and responding!

      • Caleb Gee May 5, 2013 at 12:03 AM #

        Thank u for sharing. I’m def gonna have to visit this blog on the regular for a daily dose of something positive (-:

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