A Higher Perspective

Photo by Nina Wilkins

As I have often repeated, my Sacramento City College Political Science professor’s exclamation as he almost ran into our classroom: “So what? Who cares? And why does it matter?” A wakeup call for sure. We are all integral parts of an incredible Earth Rising and awakening. Humanity is on the brink of an entirely new way of being in the world. Love, Unity, Peace, Cooperation, Oneness, Creativity, Joy, Fun, Caring for all of Earth’s inhabitants are what matters most NOW.

We all matter. Our thoughts, our words, our feelings, our actions are all contributing to the New Earth Reality.

The photos above and below demonstrate a very potent and simple way we can contribute our higher selves’ beingness to all that is: relaxing, napping and being ourselves. Very simple and enjoyable. The top photo is of our friend’s cat, Gobbles, and the bottom is of Gobbles and Hana’s dog, Lola. Dogs are good at napping also.

I just discovered a wise, beautiful and inspiring Oracle Card deck, Archangel Animal Oracle Cards: A 44-Card Deck and Guidebook, by Diana Cooper. In it she writes about 44 different animals. She gives their soul missions, higher self qualities and gifts to the Earth and Humanity. I love her Higher Perspective.

For cat, she gives the qualities of relaxed and independent Archangel Raphael: “All felines originate from Orion, the constellation of enlightenment and wisdom, and are highly evolved fifth-dimensional psychic beings. Domestic cats watch over and protect the homes where they live, while big cats are watchers and protectors of the planet. They are all healers. Cats know how to relax at a deep core level so that they can access pure spiritual guidance and spread this information to humans and animals.”

I have found this to be true in my life and have always loved the cats that have come to live with me. I feel it is of the utmost importance for all of us now to relax, pause, be still and hear our spiritual guidance. We all have Archangels and personal guides, whether ancestors, animals, fairies, trees, flowers, insects, birds, crystals or ascended Masters AND our own High Selves connected to the Divine. We all have Higher guidance; it’s just up to us to be quiet and listen. And, of course, to follow the guidance to the best of our ability, today.

Steve Jobs is quoted as saying, “You can only connect the dots backwards.” I have found this to be so true. We often don’t find out why some information and guidance is given to us until much later. Our task is first to determine that it is higher guidance through our intuition, feelings and instincts, then trust. An invaluable resource is Opening to Channel: How to Connect with Your Guide, by Sanaya Roman and Duane Packer. Following guidance is a skill that can be learned. This honed skill will help you save time in your pursuits, help you grow spiritually, help you heal and develop compassion for yourself and others.

So, rest, relaxation, meditation, contemplation, stillness and napping are the order of the day. Know yourself, honor yourself, accept yourself and love yourself in the stillness. That calm will translate to peace to those around you and will be a wonderful contribution to the collective; AND all you had to do was take a nap.

Photo by Nina Wilkins

Why Manifest Your Good? (Part 4)

Photo by Nina Wilkins: Tea for Two

It’s as simple (though sometimes not easy) as 1, 2, 3. Part 4 is acknowledging yourself as a Divine co-creator. Maybe you are combining one, shifting patterns; two, helping the Earth; and three, sharing your gifts; into One. Your life’s work is You. To know yourself is a Divine Command. Or, maybe each of these aspects leads you on a lifelong journey of discovery. Every part of your being is designed in such a very unique way to assure your success. Your time and place of birth, your parents and family, your name, your culture and ancestry, all contribute to your inner discovery of yourself.

The first time I ever had an astrological reading the practitioner said she didn’t know how I was alive. She exclaimed, “You have no Earth in your chart.” I’m glad I didn’t have that reading until I was 34 years old or I might have been worried. She then went back to reading me through the spiritual symbols and told me everything in my chart pointed to me being a spiritual seeker and channel. A few years later I did open to channel which I have been doing ever since.

I love simplicity, so when Jesus said to Love God with all of your heart and your neighbor as your Self that idea has been my guide. Simple, but often not easy. I made an acronym to help me, SIMPLE: “Spirit Is Mine, Precious Love Energy.” Putting that into practice is a life-long pursuit.

I love the story of the monk who went to his Master and asked, “Teach me a prayer that I might find enlightenment.” The Master agreed and started with, “Our Father.” His student said, “Thank you,” and went off to live his life. He returned to his Master 20 years later as an Enlightened Being and said, “Master I’m ready for the rest of the prayer.” Those two words, Our Father, say it all.

Our lives are an expression of the Divine. This Holiday a wonderful movie, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, has been released. The story of Mr. Rogers is the essence of simple kindness and brotherly love. The casting is perfect with Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers. The director, Marielle Heller, mentioned in an interview that for her, the most important part of the movie is the scene in the coffee shop where Mr. Rogers asks his interviewer to take a moment of silence in gratitude for those who have helped him. I love knowing that audiences are in that moment together of silent gratitude.

Very potent and real bridges of love and light to our highest good.

A hallmark of Mr. Rogers is profound, compassionate listening. One of the most healing things you can do for children, family and neighbors.

I love that Tom Hanks made an acronym for himself after the movie, WAIT: “Why Am I Talking?” That pause and real listening takes each in the conversation into the Power of Now.

Gratitude is a frequency of Divine Love, and when you are in your heart with thanks you are actually transported to the Divine realms and dimensions; you are in the arms of Love. When you are in this frequency of profound, nonjudgmental listening together, you are both taken higher.

In this place you may experience acceptance, inspiration, peace, support or, best of all, LOVE.

Why Manifest Your Good? (Part 3)

Photo by Nina Wilkins- Violet, the color of Divine Alchemy and Manifestation

We have explored in previous blogs the main attributes of the Divine. Of course all of these attributes are infinite in expression. Our Source, our Divine Creator, is unlimited, but these main qualities give us a working knowledge of who we are as Divine Children. One thought that has helped me in my spiritual unfolding is “I didn’t create myself. I have a very loving Father-Mother God.” We can claim those same Divine qualities as part of ourselves: Principle, Mind, Soul, Spirit, Life, Truth and Love. In manifesting our Good we concentrate on Life, Truth and Love as building blocks for our creations.

In the previous manifesting blogs we spoke of thought patterns, energies and beliefs we agreed to help change, and next specific parts of Mother Nature we chose to help. Now the third part of manifesting is to use our special gifts and talents to create and share.

Contemplate that you are unique not only in the Earth realm but in the Universe. When I meditate on that principle I feel the love of my Creator. The first time Sananda told me I was “the Beloved” I was overwhelmed by the thought. You are “the Beloved.” Sharing and developing your unique gifts, talents, perspectives and Beingness will bring you great joy and success. A life’s work takes a lifetime.

Sometimes a very valuable contribution we are making is invisible to us because it is us. Our Beingness is a great contribution because there is no one like us.

Our intuition is a gift we all share. Our innocence as a little child is intact and can help us manifest and lead us to our Good. My daughters have demonstrated this to me over a lifetime. On one such occasion, my youngest, when she was three years old, saw a two-wheel bike in the window of a shop when we were out for a walk. This bike I feel any little girl would love and wish for. A pink bicycle with pink and white streamers from the handle bars, a cute woven basket, a bell and training wheels. We were walking with a friend who noticed Hana’s wide eyes and reluctance to leave without the bike. At that point in time it was out of my price range, and I explained we couldn’t take it home. A few days later, in the morning Hana wouldn’t leave our front window.

She stood there for about half an hour, and I asked her if she wanted to go outside and play. “No,” she said “I’m getting a pink present today.” I said, “OK.”

Another 30 minutes went by with her standing expectantly by the window. For a very active three-year-old this was very unusual. Sure enough, a van pulled up that I didn’t recognize and a lovely woman I hadn’t met before stepped out with the bicycle. Hana yelled, “There is my pink present!” The woman was a neighbor of my friend and just wanted to do a random act of kindness. What joy that bike brought to all concerned.

When you want to manifest or create something for yourself, remember what Abraham teaches, “It’s as easy to create a castle as a button.” Ask your inner being, intuition,or inner child, “Does this hold Life for Me? Does it contain or express Love? Is it really true for Me?” When you pause and ask yourself these questions you will manifest your Good.

Have fun with it and allow the Divine Mystery to surprise you with gifts that are just for You, which I find is such a big part of the fun.

Why Manifest Your Good? (Part 2)

Why manifest your good?
Photo by Nina Wilkins

Last week’s blog focused on manifesting with the Spirit of Nature. This practice is enlivening and enriching as we are Nature. Not just in our physical body but in our emotions and feelings also.

Not only were we all born with patterns and beliefs to transform and transmute to a higher frequency, such as the scarcity belief, we also agreed to help specific parts of nature and the elementals. I agreed to help the waters, oceans, rivers, streams and the element of water. Water is the frequency of Love in the elemental realms. Also I said I would help the trees, particularly the Oaks and Redwoods. I highly recommend this inspirational card deck by Jane Struthers: The Wisdom of Trees Oracle: Inspirational Cards for Wisdom and Guidance. It not only gives physical knowledge of 73 trees but also inspiration from their devas– also the uses of their leaves, bark, fruits and roots.

Spiritoftrees.org is full of stories about trees and links to other web sites.

Trees are known as “the standing people” by many indigenous cultures. I feel that way about them. They are our great helpers, taking us to the higher realms on Earth. I invite you to be with trees as people, and you may be very surprised when they start talking to you. Trees have helped me open to my intuition and have healed and inspired me.

Today, listen to your inner being and ask which part of Mother Nature and Grandmother Earth you volunteered to assist at this time of the greatest transformation we have ever known. Humanity, the animal kingdoms, the fairy realms, the elementals all rising together in oneness and love.

We work on our goals and our goals work on us. Anything you contribute to nature will return to you in a surprise of goodness. Last week a mourning dove, a universal (and my personal) symbol of Love and Peace, flew right in front of my face and dropped one of its feathers at my feet. That small gift gave me such an uplift in my day as I have learned that feathers are signs of answered prayers.

The infinite variety in nature will give you experiences of beauty, connectedness, inspiration and love for many lifetimes.

The photo above is of a bouquet I won at our local nursery’s party to celebrate the coming holidays. The store had a “wheel of fortune,” and my turn stopped on a free bouquet. I invite you to be in nature in your awareness as a little child and you may receive a gift. Fairies and nature spirits love to surprise and delight. You may even hear their songs.

Why Manifest Your Good?

Because manifesting is fun, creative and loving.

Freesia and the most fragrant rose by Nina Wilkins
Freesia and the most fragrant rose by Nina Wilkins

Manifesting allows the universe to surprise you with goodness that is meant just for you.

One thought I received from Sondra Ray and Leonard Orr was that everyone was born with a main pattern to heal: the scarcity belief of not enough, failing to get even, birth trauma, the parental disapproval syndrome and lack of self-love, to name the main ones.

In my early spiritual seeking I realized the scarcity belief was something I needed to transform and heal. That quest has led me to a myriad of teachings, books, travels and healings. One skill I have learned along the way is direct manifestation for what I need or want. As I have mentioned in previous blogs, gardens and flowers have healed, inspired and brought me peace.

One such garden is in Findhorn, an intentional community, which, now, more than 33 years later, is an Ecovillage. Findhorn was founded by Eileen and Peter Caddy (The Findhorn Garden: Pioneering a New Vision of Man and Nature in Cooperation) and Dorothy Maclean. The amazing thing they accomplished was to found a community by listening to their spiritual guides, Divas, and the Spirit of nature. Findhorn is located on the North Sea in Scotland. When Eileen and Dorothy received spiritual guidance to plant a garden, they thought they were not hearing correctly. That location is cold, windy and with beach sand for soil. They channeled the guidance and Peter carried out the instructions. With just these three and their children having the courage to follow their guidance they grew plants, trees and vegetables. The garden was so amazing it drew gardeners from Edinburgh to find out how this was possible and ask “what were they doing?”

The principles were all around working with the Spirit of nature and the Divas, or Earth Angels. In working in this way they learned how to directly manifest what they needed for themselves and the garden. Soon, they attracted a new member to their team, David Spangler, who has since written several books about manifestation.

The fun part for me about learning to manifest is feeling loved by the Universe. Now, today, Abraham, through the Hicks materials, is teaching thousands of people how to manifest their desires. I love their thought that it is as easy to manifest a castle as a button. Also that in 17 seconds you can feel better by directing your thoughts to ideas that make you feel good.

Another very powerful teaching is by Sanaya Roman and Duane Packer, Creating Money: Attracting Abundance.

These thoughts and beliefs have worked for me over the years:

  • “Everything is at hand.” – Saint Germaine
  • All Substance is Spiritual. “Divine Love always has met and always will meet every human need.” – Mary Baker Eddy.
  • “If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.” Jesus (Matthew 21:22)
  • Use delight as motivation and gratitude and appreciation to allow and receive your good.
  • Thank before it has come.

So over the last 33 years I have discovered and used all of the tools, thoughts and beliefs to overcome the scarcity belief: meditation, prayer, visualization, channeling high level guides, books, workshops, travel, teaching workshops and visiting incredible gardens and nature spots. Now, Sananda has told me that I have overcome the scarcity belief; he doesn’t want me to believe it. It has been an incredible journey, and I’m grateful for the lessons and manifesting more than I could have ever wished for materially and Divinely.

A very small Hallmark book I used to read my daughter, Roeya, still comes into my awareness and hers, as it was simple, tender, loving kindness, the best manifestations of all: Let me love the little things (Hallmark editions), by Helen Lowrie Marshall.

Dear God, please give to me
A thankful heart for little things
For sunshine on my kitchen floor
For news the postman brings
For memories in the making
Things the children do and say
That I will smile about, perhaps
Some future, lonelier day.
Grant me appreciation
Of the small joys that are mine
The children’s birthday parties
My honeysuckle vine
The clean, fresh smell
Of clothes just washed
The ivy on my wall
The children’s thrilled delight
To wake and find the first snowfall.
For robins in the springtime
And autumn’s crispy weather
For leaves that crunch
Friends in for lunch
And laughter shared together.
Give me enthusiasm
To greet each brand new day
With an honest joy in living
As I go my simple way
I do not ask contentment
That would ambition stay
But let me love the little things
I find along the way.

Sound, Music and Frequency


We have explored many Bridges of Love Light in this blog. One that is very potent, and that the Angels Love, is Sound: Musical vibration and frequency. We touched upon the bridge of silence in a previous blog; The Music of Silence, Stillness Speaks, and “Be still and know that I am God.” Today we will explore the powerful bridge of Music and Sound. In Stillness, you might hear the Music of the spheres as the Angels do.

Nature Sounds are some of my favorites. A wonderful movie that demonstrates the power of Sound is August Rush. The young orphan, played by Freddie Highmore, hears rhythms and Music in natural Sounds that no one else does. He really hears “the beat of his own drummer” and holds to his faith that Music will bring his parents to him. If you have missed that one, I highly recommend it.

I have included today two videos from Liberace. He played the piano with so much joy that you cannot help but be uplifted by it. The piano allows us to hear each individual note and its vibration or Frequency. An activity worth your time and attention is exploring what Frequencies and Music uplift you.

The Sounds of the Ocean waves, shore birds (particularly sea gulls) and sea lions were my companions for most of my life. These Sounds soothed me and brought peace and inspiration. Now that I live in the mountains, I have found new nature Sounds: the migration of Canadian Snow Geese, the rustle of the aspen leaves and the squawk of our neighborhood magpie. Another is the Sound of silence in the new-fallen snow.

In exploring vibration and Frequency there are many avenues. Some that I enjoy are Tibetan bells; drums; crystal singing bowls; tuning forks (a complete set costs about $140). You can explore tuning your own vibration the way a piano is tuned, by noticing your feelings for each vibration. Many alternative healing practitioners have discovered healing Sounds. One instrument that always uplifts me is the didgeridoo. Also the recorder, pan flute and symphonic flute.

My mother loved Liberace, which is one reason I chose those pieces today. Like smells and fragrances, Music can take us to a specific time and place in our memories. These pieces I chose did that for me and reminded me of our mother writing in our baby books. She wrote about my sister Charmaine, when she was about four years old, saying, “What is that sound? Oh, it is me singing.” We all laughed at that memory a lot. Another fun thing my sister did with Music as an adult made me laugh, but was also very effective: she played John Philip Sousa marches to inspire her to iron and do housework. Doing this can’t help but make you laugh and lighten up.

I invite you to explore the power of Sound, Music and Frequency to uplift your own unique vibration and be your Bridge to Love and Light.

You Are a Gift and Bridge of Love and Light to All That Is

Pinkish Red, 1st Chakra; Yellow, 3rd Chakra

One very simple way to bring out our own unique spiritual gifts is through Color.

Our own being is very Colorful. Our aura is ever changing rainbows of light. Color can uplift our mood and give us energy. Today I have included photos of flowers that match our eight Chakras. We have recently added our Soul Star Chakra to our familiar seven. Chakras are our wheels of energy that form our electric body.

Orange, 2nd Chakra; Green, 4th Chakra, Heart

In several of my blogs I have mentioned or quoted the Hicks material, The Law of Attraction, and how Abraham teaches the importance of feeling good. Actually, the utmost importance of feeling good. “Think thoughts that make you feel good when you think them” is their powerful teaching.

Color, like music, art, dance and our creativity, can uplift us to a place where we can think thoughts that make us happy. One summer when I lived in Carmel, CA, it was completely overcast and foggy for several weeks. So much so that the local drugstore began selling pink lightbulbs that would uplift, and very bright lights.

Indigo, 5th Chakra, Your Voice, Your Word

Coloring with Crayola brand crayons never fails to uplift me. I love feeling my happy inner child as I just take the time to Color for the fun of it. When I was growing up and was bored or just feeling down, my mom would say, “Why don’t you Color?” Coloring uplifted me enough to get a good idea of what to do next in my day, and that still holds true for me.

A friend of mine, who is a therapist, would practice on me with her Color therapy. She would have me sit quietly with my eyes closed and then would drape me with various vibrantly Colored silk cloths. After each one she would ask me how I felt and what quality or Color it was. I was surprised that a brown cloth made me feel Peace and I thought it was sky blue. I felt the red was green and the sunshine yellow was purple. I really enjoyed the time we spent because it emphasized for me how much the Color of my clothes affected my mood. That was many years ago, and I still close my eyes and feel the Color of my clothes to see if they uplift me.

6th Chakra, 3rd Eye, White, Celestial Realms and Spirit

The simple use of Color to uplift or enhance your mood can make that slight difference to lead you to the next thought or inspiration to keep you spiraling upward to create your good. Color is one of the many reasons I go to gardens to feel inspired. White is every reflected Color. Black is every absorbed Color. Nature’s infinite variety of Color gives us chances to experience Color from sunrise to sunset, moonlight, starlight and the play of light on flowers and trees. The diamond light dancing reflections on the ocean or lakes and streams gives me joy.

7th, Crown Chakra, Purple, Amethyst

The photos above and below are not exact representations of the Colors of our eight Chakras, but they are close enough to remind us we are part of nature and all that is. Looking at favorite Colors or eating foods that are your favorite Colors can enliven you. Color is a valuable Bridge of Love Light.

Violet, 8th Chackra, Soul Star

So what? Who cares? Why does it matter?

Photo by Nina Wilkins

“So what? Who cares? Why does it matter?” my Political Science Professor at Sacramento City College would almost shout as he ran into our classroom. He knew how to wake up freshman students taking a required course. I often ask myself these questions when sitting down to write my blog. Those questions do relate to the Divine qualities of Life, Truth and Love.

“So what?” is our Life question. What is your passion? What is your joy? What makes you laugh? What makes you feel good? What is fun and meaningful for your unique self? These questions are of utmost importance in our current time on this beautiful Earth, as Oneness and Unity and Love are the makings of heaven on Earth. What brings us Joy may not be shared by our family and friends, though our feelings of Joy, the vibration of Joy, our true beingness will go out to all. So our “So what?” question is of utmost importance. Our Joy is a very important “bridge of love-light” to the higher realms, our higher self connection with all that is.

“Who cares?” is our Truth. Discovering our Truth is an ever-changing, life-long pursuit. Finding ultimate, never-changing Truths can give us a profound conscious connection with our Creator. We may find out that caring for our Earth, ourselves, our neighbors maybe is the ultimate Truth and what gives us meaning. As you walk in your neighborhood and pick up the smallest pieces of trash, especially cigarette butts, you can know that you may have saved a bird’s life that thought it was food. Sometimes the smallest acts of kindness give us the feeling of Oneness with all life. Years ago one of my friends asked me, “Isn’t it ironic that we will all come together because of our trash?” Caring is the ultimate bridge to our higher knowing.

“What does it matter?” is the Love in our life. Thankfully Love is all there is. God is Love. Learning to truly Love ourselves is what matters. Babaji teaches us to accept our self acceptance. Loving ourselves as Divine children is what matters. As you Love yourself as Divine Love you can easily claim all that Father Mother God has for you. Your health, peace, prosperity, creativity, Love radiate to your family, friends, community, town, state, country and Universe. You and your life matter more than you will ever know.

I read an account of a freshman in college who had determined that his only way out of the pain he was feeling was to take his own life. As he walked across the campus that day he stumbled and dropped all of his books. Another student observed this and went
over to help him pick them all up. This small act of kindness and caring served to change his mind. He decided to Live. Our life, our truth, our Love matters. You are a gift and a bridge of love-light to all that is.

Mastering the Art of Creating, Manifesting and Receiving Your Good

Photo by Nina Wilkins

Divine Prosperity is all around you. These truths will help you let it in if you will allow the change in your beliefs. A belief can be more than just a practiced thought. A belief might have been imprinted on you from a young age by your culture, your family, your friends or, most especially, your mother. Your mom is your early life line, and as a child what she says is law. So these learned beliefs contain your trust in life and also your faith and feelings of love from your mother. The following truths I have learned in creating, manifesting and receiving my good, so I wanted to share them with you.

Accept your self acceptance. (From Babaji in Unified: A Course on Truth and Practical Guidance from Babaji by Roger Lanphear.) Redundant? No. It’s like manifesting a glass of water. You have it, but you must receive it or accept it to have the benefit. You must drink the water.

Eckhart Tolle teaches us the biggest obstacle to receiving our good is affirming lack by saying “I Want,” rather than “I Have.” He reminds us of Jesus teaching, “whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” (Mark 11:24) The second part of that obstacle is that you can’t get yourself to believe it if it hasn’t happened yet in the outer world. When you allow yourself to go deeply in meditation to your own consciousness you will find “all that is” and discover how to receive your good. You can believe it.

Neville Goddard teaches us, “Get in the feeling of the wish Fulfilled” and your wish will manifest.

Saint Germaine teaches us every thing we could wish for is at hand right where we stand.

Mary Reynolds teaches us, “believe it has happened and it has happened”– “Thank you for my gold medal in garden design at the Chelsea flower show.” (Dare to be Wild)

Emmet Fox (Around the Year with Emmet Fox) teaches us the only thing we have to contend with is our own thoughts. We must root out and change beliefs we hold that don’t support our wishes. The most common one is “there is not enough” food, money, love, etc. It’s important to believe I am enough. I have plenty.

Abraham teaches us through the Hicks’ Ask and It Is Given to find ways to feel good and be grateful before the wish is fulfilled by knowing or believing that always, when you ask, it is given.

One of my favorite beautiful demonstrations of believing it has happened, and it has happened, is in the movie The Little Princess. The little girl and her friend are in the very cold attic with no food or blankets, and she describes to her friend in detail the banquet they are about to receive and believing do receive the bounty. Her descriptions are so vivid, you can smell the muffins and hot steaming tea.

Sananda teaches us that the most important thing you can do to receive happiness is to “Be the love that you are.” (Love Without End: Jesus Speaks… by Glenda Green) Abraham teaches us the most important thing to create the life that you want to live is to feel good. Appreciation of all that you have, facilitates both of these: being Love, and feeling good, as it is the same vibration as Love, the most powerful force in the universe.

I invite you to get in the feeling of your wishes fulfilled and feel thankful for them now as though they have manifested. Joy is your birthright.

I chose the photo of the Rose above as gardens have always helped me manifest my good. They give me peace so I can receive Divine inspiration. Also I receive from the spirit of nature the process of seed to flower. Very much happens in the dark, moist earth before the seed germinates. Enjoy each stage of your manifestations as they bring you the magic and Miracles of the Divine Mystery. Manifesting your Goods can be very satisfying and fun.

Your Child Within

San Francisco Botanical Gardens. Photo by Nina Wilkins

Your inner Being, your own unique God Spark, is your Child within.

Your inner Child’s name is Love. Your outer, given name is your key to connecting with your inner being of Divine Presence, which is your creative power and connection to all that is. Practicing this Presence is your Golden Key to Peace, Prosperity, Love, Joy, Fulfillment and Success. Connecting your inner and outer Child, which is practicing the presence of Divine Father Mother God, can be achieved in a myriad of ways.

Look at your given name through the eyes of Love or Spirit. My given name is Nina Lee Wilkins. In many languages Nina means “little Child.” Lee is also an adverb: “merrily, happily, Unconditionally,” etc. Lee also means “harmony.” Wilkins can be separated as Wil and kins. For me, I felt “wil” means “right use of will” and kins, “kinship with all life.” I came to these conclusions through prayer and meditation. This foundation of knowing my own spiritual interpretation of my outer name has helped me follow the declaration in the Bible of “know thyself.”

As we connect our outer name with our inner name, being Love, we have creative resonance. That resonance looks like the infinity sign made of golden light. You can picture that beautiful energy of you and You meeting heart to heart. Two or more gathered in the name of Love holds this Golden Key we are seeking: You and you.

As we know ourselves as Divine Children we have the basis for creating miracles in our lives, because we know we are not separate from our Creator, our Father Mother God. We can claim our own Divine aspects of Life, Truth, Love, Principle, Mind, Soul and Spirit. We have been told by Jesus that a Child shall lead us, and to be as a Child. Our own inner Child will lead us. That innocence is our true essence and our protection.

Some simple ways to activate this creative resonance is to sing both of your names often (your given name and your divine name, which is Love). Sing with as much Self Love, respect, gratitude, caring, empathy and joy as you can muster in your feeling nature. This practice will go far to bring you to the awakening of your highest Good. You will Love yourself in the highest and best way possible.

Another simple practice is to focus on all of the Good of you. Self Love will allow your doubts and fears to just fade away. You will remember your true self and will be blessed with All of the Good you will allow. There is no one like you in all of the Universe. That is how much the Divine Loves and cherishes You.

This last week I had a wonderful, unexpected gift for my inner Child who absolutely Loves flowers and nature. My daughter, Roeya, took me to the San Francisco Botanical Garden–  a feast of beauty and Peace. Wow. If you are in San Francisco your time will be well spent to walk in these spectacular gardens that are within Golden Gate Park. The photo of the Lotus blossom below is such a beautiful symbol of our spiritual growth.

San Francisco Botanical Gardens Lotus Blossoms. Photo by Nina Wilkins

I highly recommend watching Jeong Quan in Chef’s Table, Volume 3. She is a miracle worker for sure. She makes transcendent food. She is a South Korean Buddhist monk, and watching her make lotus blossom tea is a healing in itself. Her story is very compelling on many levels and is available on Netflix.

I hope you will expand your Self Love by caring for your inner Child and enjoy all of the rewards that will bring. Dr. Hew Len shares a beautiful inner Child meditation below. I have listened to this many times and have always felt more connected to my inner Child afterwards.