Walk with Joy

I was feeling a little irritable whilst walking to work one morning, which felt very unusual for me, as usually of late I have been feeling much joy as I walk.

Since being introduced to Serge Benhayon and Universal Medicine my life has completely changed. I am more committed to life, my relationships, my work and most importantly, myself.

I am learning to listen to my body and feel what is going on with me in every moment, so that I can observe energy that does not belong in my body (is not me) and let it go, so that I can deepen my connection with the energy in my body that is the true me. This is a forever deepening and unfolding process, with lots of highs and lows along the way, but every time I let go of something that does not belong, I feel great joy, sometimes relief and always a lot lighter.

On my walk to work this particular morning, I realised that something was coming up inside my body for me to look at. I started then to observe my body more closely and I realised that an old hurt was coming up with regard to someone that I know and have a feeling that I also knew in a past life.

This person and I were, I feel, very close in a past life: what I was feeling very strongly now was that we were lovers in a past life and I had hurt them very badly. I started to see the full picture of what had happened in the past life – pictures unfolded in front of my eyes. I realised then that I had started to care very deeply for this person in the past life and they too, for me. I then recognised that after realising I had felt this way for this person, I had gone into a pattern of shutting down love and going into what I thought was protection. I had decided, because of past hurts, to not allow anybody to love me and not allow myself to love another. This had caused considerable hurt to this person and myself in our past lives, and I also realised this has probably caused hurt to many other lovers I have known before and since.

As my Soul revealed all this to me, I felt the terrible pain of what I had done to the other person and to myself and tears started to fill my eyes. I then started to sob, uncontrollably, apologising over and over to this person for the terrible pain I had caused to them and myself. I felt in that moment a connection with this person on a Soul level and that there was no need to have this conversation with them at this time, if ever. Which felt amazing! I started to feel a sense of relief and the left side of my heart that had started to feel heavy, felt like it cracked open and all the pain I was feeling in my body came to the surface and then slowly dissipated, as I cried and vowed that I would never shut love out again.

Until I came across the Ageless Wisdom Teachings through Universal Medicine I was not consciously aware that this was what I had actually been doing. I have since discovered that shutting love down in this way supports no one. It ceases the opportunity for us to evolve, because love is the only thing that we truly need to learn. In fact, re-learn, as it is where we originally come from.

True love, not emotional love, cannot hurt us. It is a beholding light that we can find inside ourselves and bring forth in all that we say and do, in every moment. True Love is beholding, allowing and accepting of others. It cannot forgive, as it does not judge. It observes and reads where the other person is at and with compassion understands that this is what is needed for that person in that moment, and also brings understanding as to why they are behaving in the manner they are choosing in that moment.

After four years of applying this and with the support of Esoteric Healing, I have many moments in my day when I feel so much joy, love and harmony in my body that sometimes I feel I will burst if I cannot share what I am feeling with others. I walk with so much love throughout my day that sometimes it feels too much for me to bear because I have walked with so much disregard in the past… for many, many lives, in fact, and many years in this one. However, I am now making choices – fully committing to connecting to the love that we all innately are and bringing this forth in every moment to show others that they can be this too.

We are all extremely tender, fragile, vulnerable, yet amazingly powerful beings who have lost our way, that is all. But now we have an opportunity to re-connect, re-find what was once lost and return to the love we all come from. We can all walk with joy in every moment, if we so choose. This is what I find so amazing -that we choose, we decide. We can choose misery and struggle or we can choose true love, joy and harmony.

By Anonymous

Further Reading:
What is true love?
Why are we so Afraid to Truly be Loved?
How to live from your soul – thank you Serge Benhayon

77 thoughts on “Walk with Joy

  1. I had decided, because of past hurts, to not allow anybody to love me and not allow myself to love another.” How out of the protection from the fear of hurt we deprive ourselves of so much joy.

  2. “I am more committed to life, my relationships, my work and most importantly, myself” and what this all adds up to for me is being more committed to God because He is the All and The Everything and so any commitment is commitment towards Him. In a similar way any avoidance is an avoidance of God, a stalling, a procrastinating, a resistance, all of Him. We are Him and so our choices will always be a towards The Him that we are or an away from The Him that we are. So, so simple.

  3. Walking with love and joy in our body is blessing that we can reflect to everyone without any doing, simply being. ‘True Love is beholding, allowing and accepting of others. It cannot forgive, as it does not judge.’

  4. Reading this I can feel that we cannot do harm and remain ignorant of the harm we have done. At some point we come to realise the harm we have done. For years I thought I needed to do penance to atone for my sins- that sounds dramatic but it was there even to a small degree. But then I’ve experienced realising and feeling the depth of the harm but without judgement. I’ve come to realise that no way will I do that again whilst also gaining an understanding of what was at play – usually a hurt that has needed healing. In this process I’ve felt the grace we are given. Living thinking sins are to be punished only perpetuated me not connecting with the love that I am which meant I couldn’t bring the healing needed.

    1. So true Karin, “Living thinking sins are to be punished only perpetuated me not connecting with the love that I am”. This way of thinking keeps us tied to the past and thereby in doing so we do not move forward and evolve.

  5. Walking with joy is the inner connection we have with our divinity, beautiful to feel and expressed through every movement.

    1. What a stark difference it’s going to make when we are all walking with joy compared to our current way of walking, which is in resistance and denial of the truth of who we all are.

  6. I love how we are connected. So when we clear a hurt, and perhaps something we’ve done to another, we don’t need that person there, they feel it. Indeed, the openness to love allows it to flow through and the world receives it.

  7. Indeed amazing Karin: A practical way for me to make extra use of it when my head is full of things to do is to go do something that deepens the connection with my body before I decide: things like fitness, swimming or Esoteric Yoga. With a head full of ideas, I enter the gym and when I leave this one idea drops in my head. The simplicity of what to do remains.

  8. “True love, not emotional love, cannot hurt us”. Even emotional love can not truly hurt us but we can and certainly do make a really good job at pretending that it does. We are in truth eternal beings, therefore nothing can truly harm us.

  9. Feeling so much love that each step is walked in love feels beautiful. That you feel love is bursting through because of having years of disregard and not used to this makes sense. I’m feeling that at some point living expressing love becomes one’s normal.

  10. “We can choose misery and struggle or we can choose true love, joy and harmony.” This may seem too simple but it is true.

    1. Yes I can so relate to having thought it’s what you do that then brings you something, perhaps some kind of reward or satisfaction. I was convinced that there was a job out there that would bring me meaning, fulfilment and purpose – a little like finding the ‘one’ in a relationship – someone else would bring me all that I yearned for.

      Now I get it’s my connection with me, with purpose and quality first that then grows as I do whatever it is that I do in that quality. I was very lost and searching for something elusive prior to experiencing this understanding for myself.

      1. I can relate to this one Karin, especially since I retired form work. Feeling I had to ‘do’ all the time, but, as you say its about our inner connection and the quality we bring in every moment.

  11. “This is what I find so amazing -that we choose, we decide. We can choose misery and struggle or we can choose true love, joy and harmony”. It’s hard for most of us to get our heads around the fact that every rotten aspect of life was hand picked by us by way of our choices but none the less it’s true. We chose our way into this diabolical mess and there ain’t no one gonna pluck us out of it, it’s up to us to choose our way out. There ain’t no other way out.

  12. ‘We can all walk with joy in every moment, if we so choose’. Wisdom to remind ourselves of regularly, and in those moments to ask ourselves if we are walking in joy or not, and if not, why?

  13. “energy that does not belong in my body (is not me) and let it go, so that I can deepen my connection with the energy in my body that is the true me”, one day we shall all come to remember that there is no ‘me’ there is only energy. One form of energy that is aligned to our soul and one form of energy that is not.

    1. We are each a piece of love currently pretending very hard not to be. One day we will all stop the constant denial of being the love that we are and simply surrender to being the Love of God.

    2. The stunning simplicity and depth with which you have expressed the above is reverberating and will continue to reverberate throughout the eons and the universe, Joseph. Beautiful.

  14. The power of walking when we are connected is quite incredible as well as when we are willing to go there and feel what is coming up for us.

  15. “True Love is beholding, allowing and accepting of others.” Yes it is and impossible to walk with Joy when we compare and judge others as been less or more than ourselves.

  16. ‘But now we have an opportunity to re-connect, re-find what was once lost and return to the love we all come from. ‘ I love this. It’s so simple, so available at any time no matter our previous actions and choices. A joyous occasion when we do choose to return that can become our everyday, every moment choice.

  17. ‘True love, not emotional love, cannot hurt us.’ This is very true. Which means if we are ever hurt by another then it is not true love but instead exposing to us that another energy is being used.

  18. Wow what a gorgeous sharing. I love the openness and clarity in which you were able to feel and then read what was happening. Not something that can happen if you were shut down. Very inspiring thank you.

    1. I agree. I have HUGE respect for people that are genuinely willing to go there and feel what is not great to feel. The healing we get when we do this is great and then of course allows space and for us to feel truth – something which is way more loving.

  19. “It ceases the opportunity for us to evolve, because love is the only thing that we truly need to learn. In fact, re-learn, as it is where we originally come from”, for me Anonymous it’s not even a re-learning because there is nothing to re-learn when love is who we are.

  20. Anonymous the ease and simplicity with which you write is really quite beautiful. There is a lightness and indeed a joy to you that emanates from the page. Feeling who you are through your written expression it’s easy to feel the divine qualities that you bring to life, simply by walking the truth of who you are. This is true alchemy.

  21. WOW! This is so very inspiring in first how you are open to receive this and then how you allowed yourself to feel the pain and regret of how you had been towards the other person but not reacting or indulging in or with this .. just letting it come up and go. Also I feel it is both inspiring and powerful that when we truly feel this (allow ourselves to be open and feel the pain, frustration etc) it then starts to clear and we do not need to always communicate or speak with the other person, although of course we need to discern if it is needed for us to express this with them or not. This is true healing to me, thank you for sharing.

  22. Thank you for writing this article. It makes so much sense. And I have recently really enjoyed practising staying open hearted whatever the day brings. Actually something that is really fun is considering that when I am doing my exercises, wall presses particularly, I am actually doing ‘opening heart surgery’… practising literally feeling my chest area open up to allow my heart (love) to express in full through the day.

  23. It is so important to be understanding of ourselves as we return back to love and discover the perceived hurts that are sometimes buried that have caused us to give up on love.

  24. We carry memories in our body that can seem illogical, yet when there is a surrender to that illogical it all becomes logical and the healing can occur. What a stunning blog for us all to learn from.

  25. It’s been so amazing to start clocking energy that is not of me and does not belong in my body. I now know my sweetness and lightness of being and when I’ve absorbed stuff that isn’t me. Knowing what isn’t me means I can release it. I know I’ll get to feel more of me and nolonger fear feeling empty.

  26. “True Love is beholding, allowing and accepting of others. It cannot forgive, as it does not judge. It observes and reads where the other person is at…” Love is the ultimate giving of space, no needs, demands or impositions, just a holding that is unconditional.

  27. This is such a beautiful testimony to allowing whatever it is that is there to come up for healing. There is such great healing for all.

    1. There is always something right in front of us to be healed it’s just a case of whether or not we’re prepared to see it. We are absolute masters at blindsiding ourselves.

  28. Our responsibility, when we feel a depth of love in our own bodies, is to share it with others, it is not for us alone.

  29. What I hate about this current set up that we have all chosen to be a part of is, that we have actually allowed ourselves to be led by the nose down a path that is horrendous in everyway but we cannot complain about it because we have done this to ourselves so we all at some point have to take personal responsibility for the mess we live in and work as individuals and in groups to clear it up.

  30. ‘Until I came across the Ageless Wisdom Teachings through Universal Medicine I was not consciously aware that this was what I had actually been doing.’ My appreciation of what I have learned through Universal Medicine runs very deep. Through its support, I have come to understand incredibly well the very real but unspoken and often denied deeper feelings that are present but ignored. The awareness of what is going on for us is fundamental to our inner well being and mental health. Because this is not taught, the vast majority of us walk through life shut down and unaware that there is a whole different quality that is ours to live; the joy and love you speak of that is actually our natural state.

    1. I was and am so appreciating of the teachings of Universal Medicine. I was aware of so much but felt I had to ignore it because denial is so encouraged in life. Hearing what I knew within but was trying to ignore was such a joy and, like you mention, is integral to physical and mental well being.

      1. Yes – the teachings of Universal Medicine have given me permission to take responsibility for the denial – to go to what I have been denying without judgment. There has been a holding in the process that has been very loving, that has held steady despite my wobbles and often deep reactions, but because of this steadiness I have been supported to become steady myself in my shedding of all those hurts and to actively dig up those deeply rooted false ideals and beliefs that I had been in denial of. Not always easy, but always significant and profound, each layer of denial has been gently and lovingly exposed so that I may live an increasingly truer form of my natural essence and expression.

    2. Yes, we shut down to understanding why we have certain patterns of behaviour that make life so complicated and hold us away from the depth love we can have in our relationships. It was through the teachings of the Ageless Wisdom and Universal Medicine that I saw a reflection of what I could live, the ease, the flow, the simplicity. In that reflection I got to see my protection, my lack of flow and my attachment to complication! I too have deep appreciation.

      1. When I first had that reflection of the possibility of what could be lived all those feelings of lesser got exposed – in the midst of it all I didn’t honestly feel like I had it in me to go to the depths of what is on offer simply because I didn’t feel like I was an equal to those who were showing me a different way. Little by little however, with commitment I learned that this feeling of being lesser was simply a game I was playing so as not to take responsibility for the true equal I am. I understand that this evolution is on going and where I am now will one day soon be insignificant compared to where I am heading, but right now I have to appreciate how far along the road I have come as this is my new baseline and foundation for what is next.

    3. Michelle819 I agree with you that for most of us we walk through life shut down and unaware of the different quality you speak off. When we tap back into the different quality then life becomes meaningful again there is a quality that naturally deepens from within. The more we allow ourselves to deepen this banishes depression, anxiety, nervous tension, and any symptoms of withdrawal it is quite remarkable to experience.

      1. I have found also that this depression, anxiety, sadness, any emotion, tension etc is actually a choice we make. When in the midst of it we can get really cross if someone tells us that this is so; we like to defend and justify it, but all the while we are distracting ourselves from the true choice that has to be made and that is simply to connect and express from the being in the body. As you say Mary, once this has been experienced and we have experienced how easy it is to let go of that merry-go-round of tension it is a remarkable transition, but one that becomes a new normal.

      2. Most of us spend most of our time being who we are not but when we start to live who we truly are then everything else gets taken care of and when I say ‘everything’ I literally mean every-single-thing. It is quite remarkable and really makes me realise that all of our angst is a direct result of not living the truth of who we all are. The good thing about all of this is that everything is remediable.

  31. “I am learning to listen to my body and feel what is going on with me in every moment, so that I can observe energy that does not belong in my body (is not me) and let it go, ” Such an energy can be easily seen in young children’s tantrums, where they have lost control and then allow in energies that do not belong to their usual sweet nature.

  32. Thankyou for sharing your beautiful post Anon. “We are all extremely tender, fragile, vulnerable, yet amazingly powerful beings who have lost our way, that is all. But now we have an opportunity to re-connect, ……” Simple and I thank Universal Medicine – and myself – often – for my path back to the love we are all from.

  33. I get the feeling of so much love that if I don’t share it I will burst. Sometimes I just want to hug my colleagues, but then I realise that we live in a world where that’s not quite acceptable and just keep it to myself. But discovering this level of love is something which I appreciate every day of my life, to wake up and have the settlement that I do is something I cherish and keep coming back to. Thank you Serge Benhayon, thank you Universal Medicine for all the work and wisdom shared 🙂

  34. What I can feel is how much of what does not belong we have actually allowed in to become part of us so that our hurts and their stories can be very dominant in our everyday behavior. What Universal Medicine offers is truly groundbreaking and so much healing is now being made possible.

  35. Choosing to shut people out for fear of hurt causes a greater hurt of closing yourself off from Love.

  36. To move with the beholding energy of love within us is joyful. We don’t have to do anything, whatever is needed comes through us.

  37. ‘True love, not emotional love, cannot hurt us’ To feel hurt is to bask in an agony of our own making, based on false pictures and expectations. True love soars above the emotional ups and downs of life. It just is.

  38. “This is what I find so amazing -that we choose, we decide. We can choose misery and struggle or we can choose true love, joy and harmony.” I find this amazing too anonymous and also very freeing because if I am the one who choose I can not blame others or the world for what is happening to me.

  39. Hurts can certainly make us shut down and close our hearts to any further relationships or deepening of relationships, be this friendships or other intimate relationships etc. Being aware of these hurts is important as part of the healing process, and the willingness to explore how one feels and offering oneself the space and understanding of what one is feeling is the beginnings to learning to let go of these hurts so that a new level of intimacy can then unfold in the relationship(s) on hand. This is not always an easy process to do but is simple in its essence.

      1. And to understand that as far as hurts go we’re making the whole thing up. As divine and eternal beings there is, in truth nothing that can hurt us and so every time we disappear into some rabbit warren of pain or other then we do so from our own choosing and not from the supposed circumstance that we blame it on.

    1. Recognising that ones hurts from the past are preventing deep and meaningful relationships in any area of life is the first step to healing those same hurts, This doesn’t have to mean years of counselling either.

    2. Yes, so true, getting underneath the hurt is the key to a whole world of Love and communication that shows just how unnecessary the complication and conflict is.

  40. Our bodies communicate a lot to us all of the time. And when we listen and allow ourselves to be with and understand the communications then there are many gifts and healings that can and may happen. Thank you Anonymous for your sharing.

    1. I find it fascinating what our bodies communicate to us, I was at a Barbeque with friends and there were some roasted white sweet potatoes which I had not had for years but looked so good I put on them on my plate. I took a bite and tried to swallow but instantly I had such a huge pain in my back it was preventing me from breathing. So I spat the sweet potatoes out into a paper napkin my body gave me a clear no thanks I don’t want that. But how many times do we disregard what our bodies tell us and put things into it that should not be and treat it like a trash can.

  41. Inspiring story Anonymous. I was recently discussing with a friend about past lives and they were of the thought that people cannot remember their past lives. And in one way that is true because many dont, but I feel it is more due to the fact that we don’t choose to live/move in a way that we can access it. And yours is a gorgeous example of how simple and easy it can be, to be open to feeling it, feeling it and then letting it go. No years of psycho-therapy or angst for years, healing can be a natural part of life.

    1. When we finally allow ourselves to feel, we experience a huge release which sets us free from the pain of present past and past lives.

    2. Amazing the wisdom and awareness that connection to our bodies bring – no need for theory when we don’t second guess ourselves in this connection.

      1. I agree Karin, the ‘we’ that we deem ourselves to be just needs to step aside in order for the most incredible wisdom to be able to come through. Not that the ‘stepping aside’ is easily done, it does take a certain level of commitment and awareness but that commitment and awareness get easier and easier until they become an effortless joy. The muddle, the confusion, the doubt, the struggle, the emotion, the stress are all just symptoms of us being ‘in the thick of it’, we’ve jumped in and are thrashing around in the illusion of creation. Connecting to our bodies is a way for us to take a step back out of the whirlwind of creation and towards the stillness that we are all from.

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