The Unfolding Universe

wintry tree
The Universe that creates worlds, created this tree. No human was standing by it pushing on its trunk saying “come on grow taller! where are your leaves?! bear fruit for me! hurry up and grow!”.

I don’t spend my time standing by a tree branch looking at baby birds in a nest yelling at them to grow ‘real’ feathers so they can fly. No, I don’t try and force the natural unfolding of the universe. It unfolds beautifully as it is.

The Universe within me, within you, has been creating worlds for an infinitely long time. This whole planet was created by the universe, and more importantly the Universe took care of the details of creating planets, trees, air, water, fire and everything we see on this planet, including us.

So why do we as humans not trust that this all magnificent Universe that create worlds can tend to the day to day details of our lives, our dreams?

This is something I am thinking about.

It is time for me, to trust that the UNIVERSE that CREATES WORLDS knows exactly how to take care of the details. AND more importantly I am worthy of unfolding and loving who I am in this present moment, not when I get my ‘real’ feathers, but now.

Kelly Martin
Kelly Martin

Kelly Martin is the author of ‘When Everyone Shines But You’ , a passionate writer and blogger questioning life’s illusions. After what seemed like a decade of intense anxiety, feelings of failure and grief from the loss of her father she chose to take a mindfulness path and has not looked back since. Kelly encourages people to find the treasures that lie within the pain and suffering and to learn to see themselves as ‘enough’ exactly as they are, right now through her writing and You Tube channel .

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  1. April 9, 2011 / 5:34 pm

    thanks Daniel, your comment is much appreciated 🙂

  2. June 3, 2011 / 4:39 pm

    This post put a smile on my face!

    "I don't spend my time standing by a tree branch looking at baby birds in a nest yelling at them to grow 'real' feathers so they can fly."

    So funny and true! I need to put more trust in that everything will be okay.

  3. June 3, 2011 / 8:15 pm

    Hehe, I think we all need to. Me included. Yet I still manage to try and push myself out of the tree to get me to fly faster lol!

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