Ok I admit it. I use analogies way too much. However, this was truly the first that I used. The Garden. I am the Garden. Five months into the Shift, May 2013, this became the first analogy. Through my Inner Journey I had found the Optimist Creed by Christian D. Larson, which eventually led me to his book in which the Optimist Creed begins with, Your Forces and How to Use Them. Then as I began to continue my tumble down the rabbit hole, a whole world/Universe of Christian D. Larson began to manifest in my life, namely The Pathway of Roses (among many others now). That book took me to a place I was not expecting, and as I have found over and over again, things in life just unfold and blossom as they were intended to. In my Mind, Body, and Spirit, I became like a flower garden where the sun is always shining. It just needed tending to. Not every now and then. DAILY. It is so important (for me, and would like to think for everyone) to start each day off perfectly. Wake up with a smile and grateful to start anew. And in the spirit of keeping the perfect morning going, I had to tend my Garden daily. What do you do for a garden. Give it plenty of water (preferably not tap or bottled), enrich the soil with just the right nutrients, plenty of sunshine, talk to it/give it Love, and oh so so important… to pull the weeds. Daily. For me this is starting the day with expressions of Gratitude to the Universe/God. Prayer, affirmations, prayer, meditation. You have to pull the weeds EVERY DAY. They will creep back in and grow before you know it. So I will open myself up a little more than I usually do and put down here my beginning prayer that I say every morning from The Pathway of Roses: To live always in the Secret Places of the Most High. To think only those thoughts that are inspired from above, To do all things in the conviction that God is with us, To give the best to all the world with no thought of reward. To leave all recompense to Him who doeth all things well. To love everybody as God loves us, and be Kind as He is Kind, To ask God for everything and in faith expect everything, To live in perpetual gratitude to Him who gives everything. To love God so much that we can inwardly feel that My Father and I are one. This is the prayer without ceasing, the true worship of the soul. I guess it’s fitting that I started publishing only on the 20th of each month and this 20th happens to coincidentally fall on the Spring Equinox. Lots of crazy cool energy out there my friends. Be safe, think positive. Always.