Flight of the Soul

Flight of the Soul

Express Yourself.

posted by Melanie Lutz

Express your self. Express the note you are here to play. If you are not playing it. No one will hear it and the universe will be that much dimmer with the absence of your light.

Today’s a new day. Bringing with it new possibility to be free, to be inspired, to be authentic and to remember why you are here — to be a light to those you encounter.


Keep Going.

posted by Melanie Lutz

I recenter in my body

I realign with my breathing

I love myself in each rise and fall of my chest

Connecting with the field of limitless possibility

I stay open to the surprise of the moment

In alignment with my authentic self

Free from fear and ego

And the tyranny of my thinking

Clearing any energy picked up along the way

I relax into the truth

Wholly free.

When I am tempted to close my heart for any reason I move through a process that works for me, that I have experienced and experimented with and have surrendered to. Trusting.

Oblivious is no longer okay. It is not cool to be unconscious. It is not cool to espouse and release unprocessed energies into the collective, it is time to birth a new possibility. Where responsibility is the true course of human destiny.

 

Enjoy a tiny footnote about a past President…

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In the history of the Presidents of the United States there has been one bachelor President – – (Aaron Sorkin’s The American President doesn’t count.)

It is James Buchanan … the fifteenth leader of our nation.

While historians label him as one of our 2 or 3 worst Presidents, due to his inaction with the succession of the Southern states leading up to the American Civil War, he did bring along the start of the Pony Express. Making the connections.

Enjoy this great day!
Let’s blow the doors off how we interact with life. Let’s increase the healing energy that comes from honestly looking at a life with love, and let’s deepen into a practice of being and extending Love.

Who Needs Roses.

posted by Melanie Lutz

In listening to a first “basement” recording from my first book I have one word.

Grateful.

I am so grateful for all the help I have received. I am so grateful for all the growth that has taken place. I am grateful that my voice has grown in courage and in strength and I am grateful I can celebrate how far I have come from what used to be my thinking around my circumstances.

These words from the end of the chapter sum it up.

“The mistake of accepting less than you need and convincing
yourself you would be fine was the ultimate heartbreaker. I
was left out on a limb of my own choosing. Good luck getting
off the limb without the fire department, the S.W.A.T rescue
team and every known form of coaxing you could find.

I was young. I didn’t understand the bargain I had made. I
didn’t understand the choice I had given up, and I didn’t
understand how it would betray me. I was caught up in the
youth and rapture of being in love. It took a long time to
release the recriminations.

So, who needs roses.”

What story are you telling yourself right now? If it is something less than a grand magnificent story about how amazing you are and that your needs are important. It is time to change it.

You are not your circumstances. You are full potentiality. You are full possibility. You are who you are. Be that. Today and every day. Share that with yourself and others.

As Oprah said “your life on earth expands exponentially when you can find a way to give what you have to somebody else.”

In opening this door into my experience my hope is, as always, that it will illuminate the fact that there is a different way ahead, a way where you can choose to ask for more from yourself than you did yesterday, where you can show up and be different when the day breaks than when you went to bed and where you can expect more from those in your life by giving more and expecting more of yourself.

Lots and lots of smiles and love!

 

You can listen to the recording of The Bare Melcessities here on Beliefnet.com.

You will need to click through two links to hear the recording. Please excuse the recording quality… it was a test that includes the soundtrack from Mack and Mabel sung by Robert Preston and Bernadette Peters and has a humm and a buzz that ebbs and flows through the recording…

The Bare Mel Roses Chapter Melanie Lutz

This chapter was inspired by Jerry Herman’s luscious words and music from Mack and Mabel, which beautifully tells the story of Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand’s tragic relationship.

Make Someone Happy!

posted by Melanie Lutz

If you are wondering what to do for Valentine’s Day, the answer is super simple.

Make someone happy. Just one someone happy. And. You will be happy too.

Never more so is it simpler than ever to feel absolutely super happy.

Pick up the phone and call three people you love and tell them how amazing and lovely they are and close out the call with a heartfelt “I love you.”

While you are in line at the grocery store, practice extending love (silently) to the person who is waiting on the customers and see how you feel when you greet them.

Write an email and tell someone how grateful you are that they are in your life and how much they mean to you. Hit send and experience the joy and happiness of extending yourself into the heart of another.

That’s the way to make someone happy. Extend Love and makes someone happy because it is the right thing to do. The side benefit, what you give is returned a thousand fold. By making their day, your day is happy and bright and full and rich.

The fullest form of  love is remembering that in giving we are receiving and in the breath of that kind of love – happy is guaranteed.

As Jonathan Adler coined “Happiness is Chic.”

Engage in giving love to those you meet and watch your heart expand.

Make just one heart the heart you sing to.
One smile that cheers you,
One face that lights when it nears you.
Love is the answer,
Someone to love is the answer.

Make someone happy.
Make just one someone happy
And you will be happy too

Have a most wonderful day!

“Make Someone Happy” was composed by Jule Styne with lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden for the musical “Do Re Mi” in 1960.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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No Regrets!

posted by Melanie Lutz

Melanie Lutz - Flight of the SoulLiving with no regrets is stepping past what is in your field of vision into the faith of what you can’t see. It is having an intuition and following it. It is trying and succeeding and failing and having an experience of whether something works for you. It is not thinking about life it is participating in it.

That’s the way of the soul’s calling. This short poem asks you to think about what stops you from taking that action that you know will plug you into the true resonating beat of your heart in concert with your life.

Ask yourself — How do I want my life to be lived? In fear or in love?

How do I want to feel when I wake up? Full of dread or with a complete zest for life and with love bursting in my heart to share with others?

Destiny begins with that first step. Love guides the way.

Take it. Now.

 

Lovely Moon is an Amazon Kindle short fiction – available at the Beliefnet store and through Amazon.com starting 3/3.

Handle with Love!

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In her Peabody winning “Martha Graham in Performance” the legend, the dancer, the woman discusses the craft of Dance.

“There comes a moment when you look in the mirror and you realize that she is looking at you and recognizing you as herself. It is through you. Her love. her hope. Her fear. Her terror — is all to be expressed, and there is a moment of fear on your own part. Dread. Sense of hazard feeling that perhaps you haven’t done quite enough work; perhaps you should have gone back to the studio and worked again. Because that which you do not want to do is to fail in either clarity or in passion. You give all your life to doing this one thing.”

That is a life fully lived. Recognizing the truth of each action, facing the fear and sharing your self with love all the while dancing to the beat of your own rhythm.

That is life.

Valentine’s Day is one of my absolute favorite holidays! In honor of Saint Valentine I will be expanding all my love related activities and will be energizing a “Love” campaign starting 3/3 – help me out and subscribe to Flight of the Soul, add to the conversation, and whatever you do let’s be extra loving for these full 29 days of February. We get the extra day this month. Let’s make it count!!

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Rise Up Each Day with Grace and Love

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May an ever renewing divine creative hand flow through me, lighting up the darkness leading me through and past the temptations of my thinking into the garden of full glory where I rise up each day with grace and love and a warriors loving heart to greet that which comes.

May all inspiration spark into a full radiant explosion of awesomeness opening the next door into full enlightenment!!Flight of the Soul

 

 

Shadow or No Shadow – Speak Your Truth – Don’t Make it a Ground Hog Year!

posted by Melanie Lutz

Take this moment. Hour.  Day. Year and Live the truth of who you are free from the illusion that is keeping you stuck in repeating the same experience over and over again.

Stop every behavior that is creating the repeating drama, comedy, and live something different.

Speak your Self. Release the Future. Now and hereafter.  Engaging in the highest order of possibility for your life and the lives of those around you.

Here’s to a wonderful new day!

 

 

Sunday Prayer – I Surrender

posted by Melanie Lutz

I surrender now and forever in this moment to the thoughts of God. In this breathe to all that is. Humbled. Knowing I have to do nothing and I get to be present to this great wonder of the divine peace within.

Have a Beautiful Day!

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