Meditation Poem: Glorious

Scott Robinson // March 2nd, 2021

 

Another day dawns

Hopes and dreams awaken once more

 

Another spring is born

It suggests a future of Light

 

Another vow spoken

Integrity still alive

 

Another heartbeat

The reality of the manifest

 

Another being comes into body

The journey continues

 

Another sun ray

Another dewdrop

Another morning breeze

Another glance to the sky

 

And Source showers down on all

With glorious abundance

 

Step-By-Step Evolution

Scott Robinson // March 2nd, 2021

An excerpt from the book, Navigation, by Scott Robinson

It may be hard for you to notice that your own spiritual evolution is happening.

Sometimes there are great leaps, but most of the time it is a steady, step-by-step process. Everything in your reality is part of the path. All of it has value. You have choice about how you handle it. Nothing ever goes wrong.

 

Action – Reaction

Scott Robinson // February 9th, 2021

The spiritual warrior always wants to act rather than react.

A reaction happens when you unconsciously respond to someone or something. It is when you are controlled by someone else’s desires — they want you to behave in a certain way and you do.

One of the ways you can become more aware of this pattern is to consider first whether a behaviour is something you really want to do. Then, consider if the behaviour is aligned with your spiritual principles.

Meditation Poem: The Big Love

Scott Robinson // February 9th, 2021

The farther you go beyond
The farther you go within
The more you have self
The more you have all
The universe in the molecule
The big love has no limits
No fear, No ego, No pain
No attachment
Only yes
Only yes
Only yes

 
 

Update How You See Yourself

Scott Robinson // January 17th, 2021

An edited excerpt from the book, ‘The Journey is the Goal’, by Scott Robinson

Along your meditation journey, it’s important to constantly update how you see yourself. Meditation creates change.

Every time you meditate you shift your energy and this changes your reality. Change can happen quickly if you meditate regularly. You aren’t the same person you were a few weeks ago.

Make sure you regularly check in with where you’re at and how you’ve changed. Celebrate the shifts you make.

Meditation Poem: All Just Is

Scott Robinson // January 17th, 2021

Beneath the crashing waves
The still ocean

Beneath the blowing branches
The tranquil earth

Beneath the joy and sadness
The neutrality

Beneath the noisy crowd
The simple quiet

Beneath the drama
The contentment

Beneath the analyzer
The serenity

As I walk through the world

The sun warms my back

Wind and rain touch my face

Judgment is replaced by peace

And all
Just is

Meditation Poem: Flowing Wonder

Scott Robinson // December 6th, 2020

02 Winter Water 2, Chesterman Beach BC Canada 2010

Light caught in the flowing wonder

Blue green turns white with life-force release

To tumble and glide in dangerous ecstasy is the desire of the wholly living soul

 

Every being on the way with staggering diversity

This moment in time opens up to my wishes with power so great it numbs the lies

and only allows truth to reign

 

Today I watch from a distance as life’s simple dramas are performed

What is my next entrance, my next exit?

All will be revealed, my intent is clear


It’s Already Here

Scott Robinson // November 24th, 2020

An excerpt from the book, Navigation, by Scott Robinson

On the spiritual path two things are simultaneously true: you need to heal and you’ve already arrived. This is not a paradox.

As you walk the path, you realize there are wounds to see and heal, but you can also tune into yourself as Spirit. As Spirit, life can be full and rich. You can choose for every moment to be complete, no matter what is happening around you.

The external doesn’t determine the internal. You are in charge of your reality. Joy and happiness are a choice.

Meditation Poem: The Light of Truth

Scott Robinson // November 3rd, 2020

Spirit is what you are

You have
Profound perception

You also have
Limiting wounds

Be above the limitations

Be above the damage

With your
Crystal clarity

See what is…

The Spiritual warrior is always
Stepping to the higher ground

Always revealing
What is

Keeping the course steady

And steering
By the light of truth


What Goes Around Comes Around

Scott Robinson // November 3rd, 2020

An edited excerpt from the book, ‘The Journey is the Goal’, by Scott Robinson

Have you ever heard the expression, whatever goes around comes around? It is more than just a little saying. It is talking about the spiritual law of karma.

Essentially whatever you put out into the world, you receive back. If you put resistance out into the world you, receive resistance back. If you put anger out into the world, you receive anger back. If you put violence out into the world, you receive violence back. If you put love out into the world, you receive love back. If you put freedom out into the world, you receive freedom back. If you put ease out into the world, you receive ease back.

So decide what you want in your life. Decide what reality you want to create and put that out into the world. Give it away. Let it go and ultimately you will receive it back.

If you want to learn all the time, then teach all the time. If you want to receive love from others, then love others all the time. Ultimately this comes back to you.

If you want to be in a state of bliss, it doesn’t work to just sit around waiting for it. Simply be in a state of bliss and let that radiate out into the world. It will radiate back to you.

Anything you put out into the world you will receive back sooner or later. Make your choices from this perspective.

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Scott Robinson

In 1995, after years of spiritual study, Scott founded Lightwork Spiritual Development, of which he is the Spiritual Director. Since 1995 he has been teaching intensively.

Scott believes that on a core level every spiritual teacher of integrity is teaching the same thing, because the core spiritual principles never change. However, there are unlimited ways to express these principles, and every spiritual teacher and practice has its own unique flavour. Finding a flavour that one likes is the task of the seeker.

Scott is also an artist, musician and poet, and has traveled the world extensively. He feels his purpose is to be on his spiritual path and to assist others on their path. His teaching is safe and supportive with amusement and integrity.

Alison Cretney

Alison has been practicing Lightwork meditation since 2007. As a certified Lightwork teacher, she offers classes suitable to first-time meditators or anyone who has practiced other meditation styles. You can attend her classes in beautiful Nelson, BC, or by phone or Skype.

Alison has found Lightwork's clarity, ease and potency to be transformative in all aspects of her life including parenting, work, relationships and stress.

She has a Masters in Strategic Leadership Toward Sustainability which she applies in collaborative projects seeking solutions for climate change.

Julia Watson

Julia offers meditation and consulting services for organizations and individuals.

She started her conscious spiritual journey in her mid-twenties but it wasn’t until she came across Lightwork in 2002 that she found a meditation practice that really worked for her.

Julia completed Lightwork’s seven levels of training in 2010. She has been joyfully teaching meditation classes and offering private energy readings since then.

She was previously the Program Director at Hollyhock (Canada’s leading educational retreat centre), the Director of Operations at Communicopia Internet, and a producer of the Web of Change conference.

Julia received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University in 1994. She received a permaculture design certificate in 2000.

Julia Thiessen

Julia started taking Lightwork classes by phone from Winnipeg in 2004. The classes rocked her world so thoroughly she moved to Vancouver to continue her meditation studies, eventually graduating from Lightwork's most advanced program, 'Level 7: The Apprenticeship' in 2012.

Her move to the West Coast allowed her to become involved in the Lightwork Ecovillage, where she continues to deepen her meditation practice and learn life lessons (like...you really can grow kale year round!).

Julia is a certified Lightwork Teacher. She offers Lightwork Level 1 and Level 2 classes for beginners, as well as private energy reading sessions.

She brings creativity to the Lightwork administration team, and manages two annual meditation retreats: the summer '9-Day Dharma Healing', and 'Winter Light Week'.

She has an intuitive and studied understanding of all things green, arising from her work in therapeutic gardening at BC Children's Hospital and other locations around Vancouver.

Cathy Belgrave

When Cathy signed up for her first Lightwork class, she entered brand new territory. Coming from a scientific background, meditation was well outside her normal repertoire but she felt compelled to try it.

Without even being able to describe how, she shifted perceptions in all parts of her life and began making decisions that decreased stress. Encouraged, she thought she would keep meditating until it no longer felt like a fit. That day never came. She’s now a committed Lightwork practitioner and teacher.

Cathy offers Lightwork Level 1, Level 2, private classes and energy reading-healings. She blends her passions for writing, teaching and meditation by offering creative writing workshops for children and adults.

Darci Rosalie

Darci discovered Lightwork meditation in her last month of nursing school. She realized she wanted a totally new way of coping with stress, rather than relying on old, unhealthy habits.

So she turned down a fancy job in California with a big signing bonus and season’s tickets to her favourite football team. Instead she registered for Lightwork's beginners class and never looked back.

Throughout her healing journey Darci has witnessed how meditation has the power to shift tough situations and heal what needs healing.

Her favorite thing about being a Lightwork teacher is the simplicity and presence of being in the moment. The big and small of the universe come into focus and make room for significant awareness and healing.

Darci graduated from the Lightwork Apprenticeship program in March 2014. She offers energy reading sessions and meditation classes in a loving, supportive environment.

Tiffany Robinson

Tiffany has been studying meditation intensively since 2007. She is a certified Lightwork meditation teacher and a graduate of Lightwork's most advanced program, the three-year Level 7: Apprenticeship Program.

Tiffany sits on the Lightwork Ecovillage Board of Directors, and splits her time between Vancouver and the Lightwork Ecovillage on Gambier Island with her husband Scott and his daughter Cloe.

Her classes are open to teens and adults.

Jacqueline Voci

Jacqueline first learned to meditate as an antidote to stress and a crazy-busy lifestyle in the tech and PR industries. As she gradually made it part of her daily routine, an entirely new way of experiencing life emerged.

In March 2014, she completed Lightwork’s two-year meditation teacher program and began its most immersive course, a three-year apprenticeship to founder, Scott Robinson.

Jacqueline teaches Lightwork's beginner classes (Levels 1 & 2) and offers meditation workshops for companies and organizations. She has hosted workshops for the Dalai Lama Center for Peace & Education, UBC Faculty of Medicine, BC Cancer Research Centre and BCIT Student Association.

She is also a writer and communications consultant.

Elizabeth Stevenson

Elizabeth decided to give Lightwork a try in 2010, after observing a friend's Lightwork journey. Deciding it was a fit, she took classes from her hometown of Victoria by phone for six years. She then packed up and moved to Vancouver to continue her studies, completing Lightwork's Level 6 Teacher Training Program in 2017.

Meditation has helped Elizabeth let go of fears and embrace all aspects of herself. She's excited that teaching now gives her the chance to offer the Lightwork techniques to other people.

Prior to Lightwork, Elizabeth completed a B.A. in anthropology, and certifications in community counselling and permaculture. Music has always been an important part of her life. She enjoys singing opera and jazz, and offering vocal improv classes.

Leslie Dickout

Leslie took her first Lightwork meditation class by phone in 2012 while living in the busy city of New York. She was awestruck by the simplicity of the tools she learned, and how they helped her let go of old patterns. She knew she wanted to learn more.

In 2018 she completed Lightwork’s two-year meditation teacher program, and she began a three-year apprenticeship to founder Scott Robinson that same year.

Now settled in Vancouver and enjoying a much simpler life, Leslie offers Lightwork Level 1 and Level 2 classes, as well as private energy reading-healings.

She also works in communications at BC Recreation & Parks Association.

Zhenya Andriyash

Zhenya started taking Lightwork meditation classes in the fall of 2012 while living in New York City and working for a bank. Meditation was his way of dealing with stress-filled workplace and hectic city life.

While taking Lightwork's Next Step program, he moved to Vancouver to lead a quieter, healthier life with a focus on his spiritual development.

As of now, Zhenya is a part of the Apprenticeship program at Lightwork. He offers beginner Lightwork classes(Level 1 and 2), as well as reading-healing sessions.

Having a job in the tech sector, Zhenya finds his meditation practice to be essential for having wellness and balance in his life.