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HIGHER SELF MEDITATION
As you sit here in your human form, know that this body is just one
aspect of yourself. There is another part of you that is unseen by the
human eye. It is in reality your truest essence. This is your higher
self, that beautiful and perfect part of you which has experienced all
your lifetimes and is intimately familiar with the home for which you
yearn. You have begun as a spark of creation, and have accepted the
human path to maturity, that you may grow increasingly comfortable with
your ability to be a creator and find your way home. Your life is the
classroom for this highest self, which is already perfect in its
essence, yet grows in wisdom throughout your lifetime as you bring your
body and soul into divine union.
Relax and find a comfortable position. Let music soothe you and envelope
your senses as you read this meditation. If possible, get someone to
take you through this meditation until you have mastered it. However, it
can still be effective to read it to yourself here online if you can
filter out distractions. There are some gestures which you may or may
not choose to physically enact.
Let's begin a brief journey to meet your higher self, and visit your
Direct your attention to your breath. Notice the in-breath and the out.
Take several, slow deep cleansing breaths. In through your nose....out
through your mouth. Your abdomen should expand as you inhale and
contract with each exhale of your breath. Let your shoulders melt
downward. Share your breath with the universe.
Move deeper within. Look through your third eye. Allow the inside of
your forehead to be a movie screen, and watch the pictures that unfold.
In your mind's eye visualize your house....The house that you physically
live in now. Go to your house and stand at the front door. See yourself
open the door and walk through it. You are now inside your home. You are
safe from outside forces. Slowly make your way to your bedroom. Enter
the room. Once inside the room go to your closet. This is the place
where all your secrets, dreams and mysteries are kept.
Step inside your closet. Gently move the clothing to one side. At the
back of your closet a hidden door is revealed. Only you can access this
place. It leads to your safe haven...your cathedral. Open this door to
As you step through the door you emerge from a woods, and are on a
lovely open hillside. All around you are flowers in full bloom, in
brilliant shades of yellow, pink and violet. Birds are singing, and the
soft wings of butterflies flutter about touching you gently. The scent
of freshness fills the air.
Far below you see a grove of trees, a grassy park-like spot where beings
are moving about. Beyond the grove is a crystal blue river, glistening
in the sunshine. Across the river are lovely hills, turning into
sweeping mountains in the distance. You start down the hill. The sun is
warm on your back and the cool, fresh breeze touches your face.
The figures are larger now. Some present a solid form; others appear as
light. Some sit; others stand. They are in small groups. There is an air
of peace, and the quiet, comforting hum of voices. You do not know these
beings, yet you feel you’ve known them forever. You feel no fear or
hesitation as you approach. You are certain of your welcome. One being
catches your gaze. It is the figure of your dreams, deeply beautiful in
the manner that most brings love and beauty to your heart.
Focusing your attention on this being, you forget the others. For this
moment there are only you two in all the universe.
This being, male or female, solid or light, walks toward you with arms
outstretched in welcome. Do not force its appearance. Let it be however
it is. You each walk very slowly. There is all the time you need for
this meeting. As you grow near, you gaze deeply into each other’s eyes.
You trust this being completely, and feel only intense joy in its
Stop. Breath deeply. Look into each other’s eyes. Time stands still.
Feel a deeper, more pure love than you have ever known touch your heart.
It is a love that is familiar, remembered and yearned for, through all
your human lifetimes. Slowly you approach each other and touch
outstretched hands together. There is total and complete love and trust
in that touch. Know that this being is yourself, your highest self. Know
that it is more you than the human body you inhabit. It is your
essence...your soul. Touch hands, gaze into the depths of each other’s
eyes, and know the joy of this reunion. Feel the deep peace that comes
with your knowing of yourself.
You are whole, you are perfect, you are unlimited.
Separating hands, your highest self begins a song and dance.
Your highest self places one hand over your heart. You do the same. With
your free hand you cover that dear hand which touches you. “May Light
illuminate your heart, now and forever more.”
You repeat this song, as often as you like, gazing deeply into each
May Light shine upon you. May peace abide with you.
May Light illuminate your heart, now and forever more.
You are on the spiritual plane now. Go with your higher self now, as one
being. Slowly merge. You become the one being that you truly are. You
will not need your body for awhile. Leave it sitting safely there,
resting in the sunshine. Just gently rest your body on the grass, where
it will safely await your return. Your body is inanimate as you, the
living fire, are in your sanctuary. You have begun to notice the other
beings. They are all spirits like yourself.
Two circles are forming, one inside the other. Join the one of your
choice. Face the being beside you in the other circle. You repeat the
dance, gazing deeply into each being’s eyes as you sing and dance
together. Move from one to the next, and on to the next. Go slowly,
moving with the group. Hear the beauty of the music. Let it fill you and
Feel the edges of your being dissolve. There is no “self” or “other”
here. There is only oneness. You are whole, as are all the beings that
you meet. You have no need for attention, no pain or emptiness. There is
only love and oneness.
You move beyond yourself. You are aware of yourself dancing and singing,
and yet there is no self. You are as fully each partner as yourself. You
are all beings. You are one. And, as the song suggests, the Light fills
your hearts, and radiates through the valley. Continue to dance as long
as you like.
When you have had enough, step back and watch.
It is the same whether you dance or watch. You share the perceptions of
the dancers and the watchers. The total harmony of your being fills your
There is total joy and peace. There is no separation from any living
thing. There is only oneness, with yourself, with all beings, and with
God. Dance, watch, and feel the Joy of your oneness.
The shadows grow longer. The dance is ending. You draw apart, but
without regret. The love fills your heart. The memory of this oneness
will stay with you. Return to that human form you left resting on the
grass. It is time to join with your beautiful human body, again.
You are back in human form, but for awhile you have been united with
your highest self. You know that this is who you truly are. You are
perfect. You are limitless. You are complete.
You must leave this grove now, but the parting is not sad. You may come
back at any time. You are always welcome here. This is your home.
Your highest self follows you to the path and presses into your hand a
gift. This treasured token is a reminder of the beauty, joy and love of
your higher self.
You feel the sun on your face as you walk up the hill. Behind you, the
beautiful music from the valley accompanies you on your way. Walk
slowly. There is no hurry. Feel the deep peace and love that goes with
you. Bring your gift back with you into the physical world to remind you
that your higher Self is always with you.
Whenever you are ready, you may open your eyes. What was your gift?
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