As I say at the farm, these are just pointers .. “Signposts” … to help you follow your heart and your path back home to God.
Signpost 1: I am a spiritual being having a human experience.
Signpost 2: I am honest, open and willing. I have an Open Mind and an Open Heart
Signpost 3: What I focus on expands. My thoughts create my reality.
Signpost 4: I am present, I practice the discipline of noticing miracles and the unfolding of God everywhere, this is the rhythm of His Grace.
Signpost 5: I allow, rather than interfere, acceptance of what is. In all things, I give thanks.
Signpost 6: I can’t give what I don’t have, love, kindness and compassion start with me.
Signpost 7: The only way out is through. I feel my feelings all the way through, but don’t drown in them.
Signpost 8: Spot it, You got it
Signpost 9: I speak my truth from a place of love
Signpost 10: There is an inner child within each of us that wants to be seen, heard, acknowledged and encouraged.
Signpost 11: Be still and know.
Signpost 12: I am Loved, I am Worthy, I am Enough.
I was taught in the rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous that the 12 steps are a circle to be repeated, and each time we go through them they are sewn into our hearts just a little deeper. There are 12 spiritual principles at the heart of the farm, and like the 12 steps of AA, they are circular for me. They are not a list of things to do and be crossed off but a shift in being that gets deeper each time I move through them. Sometimes I remember them and sometimes I forget. It isn’t so much about when I remember them or when I forget them as it is the awareness to offer myself compassion in the remembering and in the forgetting.