Friday, November 7, 2014

Stumbling Into The Tao

Many people know the definition of the Tao, but do they really KNOW the Tao? According to Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha's Tao II book, Tao is: 
  • The Way 
  • The source and creator of all things
  • Emptiness and nothingness
  • Universal principles and laws
  • Cannot be explained in words or comprehended by thought
For me, I can't explain exactly what is the Tao.  I can only share my experiences with the Tao and then perhaps you will understand what I mean. 

Last year, I didn't plan to attend the Tao I-IV retreats in Colorado because my husband and I went to Hokkaido, Japan the month before.  I thought I couldn't afford to attend the Tao retreat after going to Japan.

A few days after I returned from Japan, I was driving my van and got into a huge three car accident.  I hit two small cars, one driven by a 85 year old man and the other by a young mother.  Normally, the mother has her baby in the back seat where I hit her and fortunately she didn't that day.  My big van was totally damaged in the front that two airbags went off.  The other cars had very little damage.

When my husband came to the accident site, he asked me why I didn't step on the brakes.  He knew this because his business is assessing car damage from accidents.  I told my husband it was like an inertia force that I could not stop or react in anyway.  I started crying as I described what I saw with my Third Eye of how the accident was supposed to happen. I saw my car enter the intersection, hit the first car hard, that impact turned my car towards the next on-coming car.   The second car would slam into me directly and I would be paralyzed or dead and the other people seriously hurt.  I clearly knew it was my karma. The next thing out of my mouth was, I really need to go to the Tao retreats!

When karma hits you, you are powerless.  This is a sharing by Master Peter Hudoba and widely taught by Master Sha.  I knew I needed to be in the presence of the most benevolent Tao Master,  spiritual teacher and unconditional servant, Master Sha.  For the gratitude of not harming another person or hurting myself, to ask forgiveness for ignoring the calling of my spiritual teacher and the Tao, and to clear my present and future karma, it was imperative that I be there.  

I did go and melded with the Tao in heart, soul, mind and body.  As a result, thankfully the people in the accident weren't hurt.  My car insurance paid for all their car damages and my premiums weren't at all affected.  

In hindsight, I was glad that I went to Japan with my husband because it was the last time we traveled together before he passed away.  The blessings of the Tao retreat carried me throughout the ordeal of my husband's illness and dying. It sustained me through it all.

If the Tao is calling you, there is a karmic reason.  Open your heart to the calling for it may save your life and help you serve another person's soul journey.  The Tao can best be understood by experiencing it.

Thank you Master Sha for inviting me to step into the Tao.  I'm only sorry that I had to learn the hard way before I answered the call.  Much gratitude for continuing to invite me.

All my aloha,

Master Diane
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November 11-28, 2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Building a House of Joy

You know those houses made out of cards?  The ones that you made as a kid out of a deck of cards.  It was so hard to set the cards up just right and then wham, your dog or brother would come by and knock it all down.  Darn!

Well that's how I felt like when my world crumbled after losing my beloved husband.  The one thing though that sustained me and helped me withstand the emotional strain was that I did foundation energy practices for many years. As a new student of Master Sha, my spiritual father and teacher I listened and followed his guidance.  Master Sha told his students to do one hour of practice every day and I faithfully did for almost eight years.  

You have five energy centers in your body:  Lower Dan Tian, Snow Mountain Area, Message Center, Zu Qiao, and Third Eye.  You can read more about the body's energy centers in Master Sha's book, Soul Mind Body Medicine.  Developing these energy centers is the key to preventing illness, maintaining good health and prolonging life.  

To keep and maintain the joy within your body, you need to do a daily energy practice.  I want to teach you a daily practice, starting with the Lower Dan Tian.  Please click on my Blog Radio link to hear the how to do the practice.

Do the Lower Dan Tian practice for a week and let me know how it affects you.  I am certain you will feel the difference and if you don't that just means you need to practice more.

A solid foundation is the key to sustaining your body's house of joy.


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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Welcome to My World

Aloha and welcome to my blog.  

Life for me up until now has been like surfing.  I felt like I'm in the middle of a water tube with the curl of a huge wave hanging over my head and me crouched down inside holding my breath so as not to disturb anything, less the wave come crashing down on me and I completely wipe out.

Six months ago my husband of 41 years peacefully passed away.  We laughed, sparred, supported and helped each other, raised our two sons and dogs, kept our home, worked and created a business, did a lot of community activities, traveled to many places, practiced Buddhism, and played with friends and family.  Needless to say, his passing left a big hole in my heart and threw me into depression, sadness and grief.

Thankfully, I have Master Sha and all of his wisdom, practices, teachings and Divine, Tao and Source blessings.  Over the eight years as his student, I fortified myself with everything Master Sha had to offer for just these kinds of set backs and challenges.  My preparation was a soul strengthening workout.  I felt ready for the real thing.   No matter how I thought I was prepared, losing my beloved spouse was one of the biggest hurts I experienced.  However, the grieving process was made easier and transformed faster because of Divine blessings and Soul Healing.

When I could barely function emotionally, mentally and physically I dragged myself to Master Sha's Soul Healing Center Honolulu. Luckily, I had to be there to serve, teach workshops, and lead practices.  Those tasks kept me spiritually connected and released the sadness and lessened the depression.  I felt lighter and lifted at the Center because of the huge Source Light Ball and blessing that Master Sha gave the Center.

Another tremendous help were all the downloads and Divine healing services given by Master Sha and his Divine Channels.  It seemed as if whatever download or blessing was being offered by Master Sha was just the one I needed at that time.  Master Pam Uyeunten and all the students at our Center sent me heart touching blessings.  Visiting Worldwide Representatives, Master David Lusch and Master Ximena provided powerful transforming Divine blesings that took me to the next level of healing.  The recent Crown Chakra blessing for the Tian Di Ren He Yi Da Ai Temple by Master Ximena filled the hole in my heart with rich Divine Love.

Divine promised me I would overcome my grief in six months.  July 10 was six months.  I not only recovered gracefully but I got my joy back!  So now I feel like I'm riding those huge waves instead of being stuck inside the tube and held hostage by fear and worry.

I invite you come surf with me.  There are many things I discovered and want to share, and I want to listen and learn from you too. Join me on a tandem ride.  Together, we can go from depression to J-0-Y.