Luitha K. Tamaya
Luitha is a contemporary shaman, spiritual teacher and author of The Way of Change.
could share 500 words of wisdom to summarize what I've learned so far in
life, these are the important things I'd want to pass along to
You are loved and held safe beyond anything you can imagine.
As you live your life, know that
even when everything seems like it's falling apart, the whole world is
in chaos and you can't make sense of any of it - you are loved, and you
are safe. You are with Spirit.
You are a light in the world, a
light of infinite joy that can never be put out or hidden. You are a
blessing born from the heart of Spirit, and so long as you remember that
you can and will find peace in any situation.
As you make the meaning of your
life, choosing who you want to become and how you want to affect the
world around you, know that whatever you choose is perfect and valuable
Spirit doesn't want you to be
someone else, or your image of someone else, no matter how 'spiritual',
'kind' or 'successful' they appear to be.
The immense value that you hold
for the world comes from you - your truth, your unique way of seeing the
world, your way of being alive. Spirit loves you for you, and accepts
any and all choices, values, desires and dreams that you have within
Know that as you make mistakes,
falter, fall down, get back up and try again, you are loved, and you are
safe. You are never alone, and there is always help available if you
can only remember to ask for it.
There is no mistake that you
could ever make that would exile you from Spirit. There is nothing that
you could fail at, be hurt by, or do wrong that would make Spirit
You are always connected to the
infinite source of all life, which we call Spirit, and to each other.
You are always part of the world, and it would not be whole without you.
The choices that you make
matter, the love that you give and receive matters, the suffering that
you heal matters, the beauty that you create matters, the life that you
live matters. It is a shining light, one of billions upon billions, that
combined are the stuff of Spirit, the reason for and fabric of
There is nothing you can do, and
nothing that can happen, that can alienate you from that connection
with Spirit and with its love.
You are loved. You are safe. And you are Sacred.