Flight of the Soul

Flight of the Soul

Day Seventy Two – Connect to Your Inner Power

posted by Melanie Lutz

May it get easier and more effortless for you to go through deeper and deeper doors of love and receiving blessings.

Ask spirit for help as to guide you to the person place and thing that is necessary for your greatest good.

Connect with your inner power today and everyday.

Day Seventy Two of  Melanie Lutz’s 100 days of Love and Inspiration.

Melanie Lutz is a screenwriter, author, and poet living in Los Angeles.  Follow her on Twitter….Tweets by @mobilemel

 

 

Day Seventy One – Much Love

posted by Melanie Lutz

May all of your actions be reborn and your efforts rewarded 1000 fold.

By allowing everything that naturally comes up in a Loving embrace to wash through and connect to that language beyond words, to take that beat of Love, everything becomes lighter; the challenges, the tests and the traumas, our perceived differentness melts away past the wounds. Building a Love arsenal. An active and valiant tool chest of openness and vulnerability takes work and patience and courage and becomes the building blocks in training yourself to stay present in the seat of Love, belted in when necessary, remembering the truth.

V’ahavta I’rayakha – and you shall have Love in your heart,
V’ahavta kamokha – for yourself and your friends,
V’ahavta ani hashem – to create a world of hope and peace,

Each of us finds our own way on the path of the peaceful spiritual warrior in Love, as my favorite Rabbi shares “capable of wrestling with life without being defeated by living.” Each of us finds our own way to express this language of the heart and live in our joy.

With Love everything is possible.

Much Love.

Melanie

Day Seventy One of  Melanie Lutz’s 100 days of Love and Inspiration.

Melanie Lutz is a screenwriter, author, and poet living in Los Angeles.  Follow her on Twitter….Tweets by @mobilemel

Day Seventy – Testament of Hope

posted by Melanie Lutz

At no time in the history of humanity has it been more important to remember the truth.  Our thoughts create our reality and if we are not thinking with Love we are not living the truth.

We can’t change the circumstances that happen but we can stand in the truth and be loving in each interaction we have in the world.  We can look everyone squarely in the eye and say “Hello” from our heart to theirs. We can be kind each day in each moment and we can remember each person is experiencing at least the level of anxiety uncertainty and misunderstanding that we are.  We can choose to be open to not knowing and be compassionate.

Martin Luther King Jr. often said “there is a power in our hearts more powerful than the power of bullets” … and today in the land of the free and the home of the brave it’s never been more important to remember.

Love always remains the answer.

In remembering this we stand in the power of humanities greatest gift. The gift of Love.

Unleashed.

BELIEVE IT.

Peace is a commitment we make every day.  A commitment to accepting everyone in all their glory and all their flaws, as brothers.

Where we got it wrong. We’re going to make a correction. And get it right.

It is time to make a shift.  Right now.   There are No Limits in what is possible.  Each of us is in the perfect position to achieve the sort of inner peace heretofore unheard of.  Lasting sustainable peace on earth.

Changing our perception with love.

BE INSPIRED.  BE LOVING.  BE YOU.

Have fun out there.

Lots of Love,

Melanie

PS. as a bonus and in honor of one of my heroes – Enjoy the experience beyond the words and circumstance.  Feel the truth of this passage with live, reading MLK Jr.’s words beyond time and space and into the universal soul force of the human expression…

A Liberal Dilemna…

The enlightened white Southerner, who for years has preached gradualism, now sees that even the slow approach finally has revolutionary implications. Placing straws on a camel’s back, no matter how slowly, is dangerous. This realization has immobilized the liberals and most of the white church leaders. They have no answer for dealing with or absorbing violence. They end in begging for retreat, lest “things get out of hand and lead to violence.”

Writing in Life, William Faulkner, Nobel prize-winning author from Mississippi, recently urged the NAACP to “stop now for a moment.” That is to say, he encouraged Negroes to accept injustice, exploitation and indignity for a while longer. It is hardly a moral act to encourage others patiently to accept injustice which he himself does not endure.

In urging delay, which in this dynamic period is tantamount to retreat, Faulkner suggests that those of us who press for change now may not know that violence could break out. He says we are “dealing with a fact: the fact of emotional conditions of such fierce unanimity as to scorn the fact that it is a minority and which will go to any length and against any odds at this moment to justify and, if necessary, defend that condition and its right to it.”

We Southern Negroes believe that it is essential to defend the right of equality now. From this position we will not and cannot retreat. Fortunately, we are increasingly aware that we must not try to defend our position by methods that contradict the aim of brotherhood. We in Montgomery believe that the only way to press on is by adopting the philosophy and practice of non-violent resistance.

This method permits a struggle to go on with dignity and without the need to retreat. It is a method that can absorb the violence that is inevitable in social change whenever deep-seated prejudices are challenged.

If, in pressing for justice and equality in Montgomery, we discover that those who reject equality are prepared to use violence, we must not despair, retreat, or fear. Before they make this crucial decision, they must remember: whatever they do, we will not use violence in return. We hope we can act in the struggle in such a way that they will see the error of their approach and will come to respect us. Then we can all live together in peace and equality.

The basic conflict is not really over the buses. Yet we believe that, if the method we use in dealing with equality in the buses can eliminate injustice within ourselves, we shall at the same time be attacking the basis of injustice–man’s hostility to man. This can only be done when we challenge the white community to reexamine its assumptions as we are now prepared to reexamine ours.

We do not wish to triumph over the white community. That would only result in transferring those now on the bottom to the top. But, if we can live up to non-violence in thought and deed, there will emerge an interracial society based on freedom for all.

 Let me know if it strikes any chords….

Day Seventy of  Melanie Lutz’s 100 days of Love and Inspiration.

Melanie Lutz is a screenwriter, author, and poet living in Los Angeles.  Follow her on Twitter….Tweets by @mobilemel

 

Day Sixty Nine – So Many Reasons to Love You

posted by Melanie Lutz

Today is one of those days of pure beauty, pure love, all that is and all that wants to be expressing so lovingly in each and every way.

I hope you are enjoying yourself and soaking up everything that you encounter in the most fabulous way!

Day Sixty Nine of  Melanie Lutz’s 100 days of Love and Inspiration.

Melanie Lutz is a screenwriter, author, and poet living in Los Angeles.  Follow her on Twitter….Tweets by @mobilemel

 

Day Sixty Eight – Ma Ma Say Ma Ma Sa Ma Ma Sa Ma

posted by Melanie Lutz

Soul Makossa by Manu Dibango (funk/break beat) taking a nod to the tribal sounds and realizing the full breadth of Qunicy Jones mastery of the souls sounds and his innate ability to synthesize influences to bring forward something grander something greater and something truly eternal when he produced Michael Jackson’s Wanna Be Starting Something and incorporated the work.

What song is waiting to be born?  Today is the day to consider your soul’s song.  Let its cry be that which leads your next steps.

Thanks to all the artists doing there thing influencing the other and expressing fully the magnificence of that one song we all have access through channeled through our expression.

Lots of Love.

Melanie

At once tribal and true.

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Produced by Quincy Jones this is one of those cries of the soul Wanna be starting something.

Day Sixty Eight of  Melanie Lutz’s 100 days of Love and Inspiration.

Melanie Lutz is a screenwriter, author, and poet living in Los Angeles.  Follow her on Twitter….Tweets by @mobilemel

 

 

 

Day Sixty Seven – Common Courtesy – The Little Things Matter

posted by Melanie Lutz

Bernie Brillstein was an inspiration and a generally popular man who worked as a Manager in Hollywood.  He represented some of the most famous comedians of all time.  He wrote several books near the end of his life and The Little Stuff Matters Most: 50 Rules from 50 Years of Trying to Make a Living offers great insights into why doing the simple things keep you in the flow of life and turn occurrences into opportunities.

It’s interesting how we overlook the little things when we are caught up in the drama of our story.  Today try to remember the little things matter.  The small acts of inclusion.

I was out with a girl friend last night at a Hollywood mixer, it wasn’t that crowded and everyone was talking with everyone. This guy approached us and we all said hello. He mentioned he was an actor and asked the two of us what we do “I said I am a writer” and my friend answered “I am an independent producer.”  The guy went on to tell us he had just dropped his agent “Not a hair moved” and that he was working at a survival job that he wanted to kill himself.  He shared that he had just finished an advanced course weekend with a spiritually minded organization and he was working on himself. It was all way more than we needed to know but he was a nice guy. My friend and I were ready to go and as we started to leave the guy pulled out his business card and handed one to my friend saying to me “If you were an independent producer I would give you one.”

I couldn’t believe what I heard and I couldn’t believe in a town full of actors and writers and everyone under the sun looking to be understood that his approach would be separating who could be helpful and who would not be helpful instead of sharing, his exclusory approach was keeping this guy in a limiting bubble of contacts. Who is to say who knows someone who can help you or how they are guided to be in service to you.

By not giving me a card he cut off his nose to spite his face. His behavior creating a result that he does not want.

How often is our lack of presence to ourselves and our ingraciousness leading to doors closing?

Day Sixty Seven of  Melanie Lutz’s 100 days of Love and Inspiration.

Melanie Lutz is a screenwriter, author, and poet living in Los Angeles.  Follow her on Twitter….Tweets by @mobilemel

Day Sixty Six – Get a Strategy

posted by Melanie Lutz

Get a strategy. As Stephen Sondheim wrote in the universally recognizable ultimate stage mother story turned best musical of all time GYPSY, “you gotta have a gimmick, if you wanna get ahead.”   Some passageways are tougher to move through.  You need to have techniques and tools to get in a groove to move on down your personal road to enlightenment.

Have a strategy to get through tough passages. Get clear on rooting yourself into the earth of your being with a practice.  Let this loving strategy be in complete service to a powerful feeling of safety and inner radiance.

We are here to help each other grow. To be a person in which love flourishes, where support is tendered and to remind each other it is time to listen deeply to what wants to be heard in service to peace.

I have perfect faith in you to find what works for you and do all that you would accomplish. Nothing will be lacking.  In the name of your personal freedom I join you in choosing complete release from whatever remains.

May you have peace. May you have joy and may you have love. Whatever comes your way may you remember the truth of yourself and allow it to be met with grace and ease and may all your efforts be guided by a divine hand.

I ask only that love’s will be done and allow every action and thought to spring from this well of truth in absolute safety for us and with us and around us.

This is our collective will.

Enjoy this scene from Gypsy….

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Day Sixty Six of  Melanie Lutz’s 100 days of Love and Inspiration.

Melanie Lutz is a screenwriter, author, and poet living in Los Angeles.  Follow her on Twitter….Tweets by @mobilemel

2013 Oscar Nominees

posted by Melanie Lutz

It was a powerful year filled with beautiful performances.

Congratulations to all the nominees and the individuals who worked and sweated and dreamed to bring to life these productions…

Check out the nominees…

http://oscar.go.com/nominees

 

 

Day Sixty Five – In Love.

posted by Melanie Lutz

Gift yourself peace and clarity and love today and everyday.

Think of today as a mini radical loving yourself fest offered to uplift and inspire.

Let today be filled with possibility, to dance to the beat of your truest self, illuminating the steps forward in your soul’s evolution, expanding your purpose and passion.

In. Love.

Repeat.

lots of love,

Melanie

Day Sixty Five of  Melanie Lutz’s 100 days of Love and Inspiration.

Melanie Lutz is a screenwriter, author, and poet living in Los Angeles.  Follow her on Twitter….Tweets by @mobilemel

Day Sixty Four – Honor this Incarnation

posted by Melanie Lutz

You are amazing. It is time to own up!

Get into a daily practice of honoring your self.

It’s time to move into deep respect and appreciation. No holding back.

Say it loud and say it proud “This is Me” and love all of you.

Andiamo!

May you feel connected, comforted and full of peace

Today. Now. Always.

May you always bless yourself

Accepting all of you

With Love

In Grace and appreciation and infinite love and gratitude.

Melanie

 

Day Sixty Four of  Melanie Lutz’s 100 days of Love and Inspiration.

Melanie Lutz is a screenwriter, author, and poet living in Los Angeles.  Follow her on Twitter….Tweets by @mobilemel

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