"Consciousness expresses itself through creation. This world we live in is the dance of the creator. Dancers come and go in the twinkling of an eye but the dance lives on. On many an occasion when I'm dancing, I've felt touched by something sacred. In those moments, I've felt my spirit soar and become one with everything that exists. I become the stars and the moon. I become the lover and the beloved. I become the victor and the vanquished. I become the master and the slave. I become the singer and the song. I become the knower and the known. I keep on dancing and then, it is the eternal dance of creation. The creator and creation merge into one wholeness of joy.
I keep on dancing and dancing……. and dancing,
until there is only……. the dance"
~ "DANCING THE DREAM" by Michael Jackson
Dedicating The Dream is committed solely to sharing Michael Jackson's message of Universal Love and personal truth through the global charitable distribution of His book, "Dancing The Dream" to schools, children's hospitals, shelters, libraries and other organizations.
The essays and poems contained in this book are filled with wisdom and wonder meant to lead us to true and lasting Joy, Peace, and Love in our own hearts, and for the future of humanity. It was Michael's mission to heal the world, and it is through this book that we hope to carry His sacred work forward.
The hummingbird symbolizes many different concepts. Because of its speed, the hummingbird is known as a messenger and stopper of time. It is also a symbol of Love, Joy, and Beauty.
The hummingbird is also able to fly backwards, teaching us that we can look back on our past. But, this bird also teaches that we must not dwell on our past; we need to move forward. When the hummingbird hovers over flowers while drinking nectar, we learn that we should savour each moment, and appreciate the things we love.
The hummingbird has powerful spiritual significance. In the Andes of South America the hummingbird is a symbol of resurrection. It seems to die on cold nights, but comes back to life again at sunrise.
Hummingbird is the Creature that opens the heart. When the hurt that caused us to close our hearts gets a chance to heal, our hearts are free to open again. With hummingbird consciousness, we learn the truth of beauty. Our life becomes a wonderland of delights in flowers, aromas and tastes. We laugh and enjoy creation, we appreciate the magic of the present moment, and the magic of being alive.
Hummingbird teaches us the healing properties of the Earth and how to work with Her energies to heal ourselves and others.
Hummingbirds teach us fierce independence. They teach us to fight in a way where no one gets hurt. They teach us courage. Having the courage to refrain from creating new trauma by communicating non-violently toward ourselves and others is an important part of healing. Recovering lost parts of ourselves enables us to become healthily independent.
It is not commonly known that the fluttering wings of the hummingbird move in the pattern of an infinity symbol - further solidifying their symbolism of eternity, continuity, and infinity.
By observing the Hummingbird, we see they are seemingly tireless. Always actively seeking the sweetest nectar, they remind us to forever seek out the good in life and the beauty in each day. Amazing migrators, some Hummingbirds are known to wing their way as far as 2000 miles to reach their destination. This quality reminds us to be persistent in the pursuit of our dreams, and adopt the tenacity of the Hummingbird in our lives.
(From "A Light In The Darkness" blogspot)
Thank You, Michael
**While it is our mission to gift books to organizations where they will be accessible by many, we will consider individuals in exceptional circumstances. Where and to whom the books are gifted is solely up to the discretion of the Administrator. Supplies are limited to availability.**