Showing posts from April, 2010

Ho'oponopono: From Old, Worn-out Suffering to Brand New Inspiration

"Behold, I make all things new. " ~Revelations 21:5 I don't usually quote the Bible in my blog, mostly because I'm not a biblical scholar. But when I saw the above view from my backyard the other evening, the verse suddenly popped into mind. That is, after the initial "WOW!" that surged through my soul. I had been struggling for many months with some family issues, cleaning with them through Ho'oponopono . Dr. Ihaleakala Hew Len had even given me a particular tool for this, which I had been using. In between storms of anger, resentment, and worry, of course. :-) Had I been cleaning perfectly, there would have been no inner or outer struggle. Nor would I have been so flooded with the kinds of pain mentioned above. But I am human. This is both a limitation and gift, since it brings all kinds of opportunities to make things right. Ho'oponopono is all about "making things right," in fact. Ho'oponopono is a very practical method for allowi

Ho'oponopono: Some Things Just Take a Little Longer to "Show"

"Do not despair. Your work will bear fruit in 700 years or so . " ~The Dalai Lama I had to laugh on seeing this quotation from the Dalai Lama -- it reminded me so much of teachings from Dr. Ihaleakala Hew Len and Morrnah Simeona . How often have YOU questioned whether your Ho'oponopono cleaning "does any good"? While laughing, I'm also acknowledging that my human sense of time is probably very different from that of Divinity's. On the Big Island of Hawaii there is an active volcano: Kilauea. It's said to be the home of Pele, the volcano goddess described in Hawaiian chants as "She Who Shapes the Land." Kilauea has erupted some 34 times since 1952, and has been continually active since 1983. (see my photo above) When I was on Hawaii in February, only smoke was coming from the crater -- and yet in previous years I've seen lava flowing into the sea from the volcano's east flank. Land is being created constantly, no matter what stage