We Are Starlight

“Everything we are and everything in the universe and on Earth originated from stardust, and it continually floats through us even today. It directly connects us to the universe, rebuilding our bodies over and again over our lifetimes.”   *Iris Schrijver

Light pours through us every moment and we shine from the inside out as well — especially when we’re children — you can see a baby’s light in their eyes and smiles, their wiggly arms and legs reaching in all directions.  They hold nothing back.

Then children begin conforming to family, school, peer groups, social and cultural norms.  The light gets put into an institutional box of some form or another.  

The light is still there, but you only see it occasionally the older we get.  The box isn’t comfortable, but we’re used to it.  We even forget we are light, the stuff of the universe. 

Then someone says:  “Let your light shine while you’re walking around in Hope Depot, or at the market or in your office cubicle.  Just let your light shine, you don’t need to speak, or do anything else.”

Just let your light shine from the inside out.  And a funny thing can happen….others might remember about their light.  It might be contagious.

* Take a look at Living With the Stars: How the Human Body Is Connected to the Life Cycles of the Earth, the Planets, and the Stars, by Astrophysicist Karel Schrijver and Iris Schrijver,
professor of pathology at Stanford University.

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