The Awakening - Sacred Dreamer

I picked up the paintbrush in May 2013 after a gap of 25 years. As a child fairytales and colors were my companions. I expressed my inner world through colors. I had forgotten this expression and was struggling to find a purpose. I was ill with an autoimmune disorder. I needed to paint my story to let go of my stories of trauma and abandonment and create new stories of love and abundance. I bought up colors, canvases and brushes and signed up for a painting class and started painting my dream. Here is who emerged.

She taught me to dream again. She taught me to paint again. She taught me to color again.

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The Sacred Dreamer

I dream a dream

Of a Creator

Of a Healer

Of a Goddess

Of a Possibility.

 I love the love

Of a Painter

Of a Dancer

Of a Mystic

Of a Sufi,

 And I awaken to

The lover

The healer

The creator

The artist

In the One and the None.

Rashmi Thirtha Jyoti

June 2013