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Endurance ~ Initiation of the Sacred Heart



When you wake this morning & ask

“How much more is required of me?”

“How deep is my soul’s reservoir & what is my tender heart’s capacity?”

Know This.

Peace will engulf you when you are ready to release that which no longer serves you.

IAM the thorn which pierces the ♥Sacred Heart.

           A mystic once told me “Rebecca, endurance is part of your life path….revealing many life lessons for you…. and for others.”     Let’s just say I wasn’t very excited about this disclosure. I was sure my lessons of endurance were behind me when I sat before him years ago.  Who would intentionally choose endurance as a life path?  Certainly I meant a life path of Excellence, or Endearment, or my all time favorite, Ease & Grace.  Not happening.  Those life paths were being traveled by more fortunate souls.

         But as I read this morning the wisdom within the words of this Endurance Card and it’s powerful closing line:  IAM the thorn which pierces the Sacred Heart….   The symbolic images within those lines sparked my awareness and I have a sudden deep appreciation of this life path.

What are the ‘thorns’ over the years that have pierced my protected heart?  Fear of bleeding, or grieving, or releasing broken dreams.   And what gifts of wonder were revealed to me upon its initial piercing?

                                        It was the initiation of the sacred heart.

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Surrender ~ Threshold of Initiation


This is the first card of the Emerging Soul Cards. I didn’t plan it this way….it emerged one day while I was nearing completion of the 56 card set.  In a most wondrous way, the cards began to form triplets, or as I call them, triunes.  I even took a photo at the exact moment that began to happen back in 2011 while staying at the home of friends in Lower Lake, California. I took that photo because I knew something extraordinary was happening in front of me on that kitchen table.

As the final arrangement of the Triunes were nearing completion, It occurred to me there would be two cards left over. There were a total of 56 cards  and simple math showed me two would stand alone…. not belonging in a triune.    Was I supposed to write one more so it would be ‘right’ ?

No” came to me loud and clear.  “They will become the beginning and the end of your journey.”  

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