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Meadow of the Soul

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There is no need to hoard these flowers because there is no limit to their numbers. There is constantly an infinite amount of energy available to us with which to give life to any type of flower we choose to nurse into being in our hearts.

Kept inside us too long, these flowers do us no good. In giving a flower, what is gained by the giver and receiver is indescribable. It is the process of giving a piece of your energy and your essence to everyone you come in contact with.

This feeling of sharing the love of the universe is only available when the gift is given not out of obligation or the desire to change a person’s opinion of you. In order to be received, it must be given freely, selflessly, generously, and simply for the sake of giving in itself. For no ulterior reason than to allow each of the infinite flowers available within us to reach their full potential, which is to be given with love and received with love

Cultivating these metaphorical flowers is not a chore, or a task to be considered arduous and inconvenient to any extent. The ability to receive energy from the endless wellspring available both within and outside us simply by opening ourselves to it, and to use this energy in order to cultivate positivity and love effortlessly, is a splendid gift.

When in a situation causing dissonance of the soul, return to this place. This meadow is pure and its beauty and bounty are infinite, for it is all a part of you. Relax and feel the soft grass caress you, the breeze ruffle your hair, and the birds’ sweet notes tickle your ears. Look around you at all of the vibrant colors of the rainbow, available for you to paint and play with.

See too the flowers that surround you, unending. Every one is perfect in itself, unique, yet one with the others around it. Each grown from the nutrients you have put in the soil throughout your life. Take the time to cultivate each flower with love and bask in these infinite gifts of energies that have been given to you, and offer you peace. Protect the meadow and every single flower, each one a joy to plant, help grow, and especially give.

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Laura Shults

Laura Shults is working to spread peace through veganism, and is devoted to finding the truth through love and harmony.


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8:09AM PDT on Aug 7, 2013

Thank you for sharing

1:42AM PST on Jan 17, 2013

Great thanks! Will share on FB.

12:45PM PDT on May 15, 2012

I choose to see it rather than picking of flowers as sharing your flowers in another meadow, so that new and different flowers will bloom in your and other people's meadows as you interact and give lovingly to each other.

3:08AM PDT on Apr 30, 2012

When do you write again?



9:44AM PDT on Apr 18, 2012

Thank you for the article.

2:12AM PDT on Apr 15, 2012

Thank you Laura Shults for that inspired writing and for inspiring all these readers. This is the type of writing I would like to read every day.

It would be wonderful if you could collect your thoughts with a view to publishing a booklet to be used and read as short daily guidance. It would serve to awaken us to the beauty of our inner lives. What you write uplifts us and focuses us on the wonder of life. Your words almost serve to polish a little dull light burning inside us so that we can greet the new day glowing with love. Thank you....

3:58PM PDT on Apr 14, 2012

Thanks for sharing this inspiring and beautiful article

11:55AM PDT on Apr 13, 2012

Thank you.....beautiful article!

4:14AM PDT on Apr 13, 2012

What a beautiful word picture. Glorious imagery, every reader will benefit.

4:09AM PDT on Apr 13, 2012

Thanks for the lovely article!

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