- July 12th, 2011
- Findhorn Foundation
Today I live in the spiritual community of the Findhorn Foundation in the far north of Scotland and work closely with nature in the vegetable production garden of Cullerne. Growing organic produce for the co-workers living here and the guests visiting, the work itself in tending the plants feels just as nourishing as the food.
There’s a constant balance between the work that needs to be done, sharing the experience in a loving way with the guests who volunteer in the garden and embodying the spirit of Findhorn.
The community is based on three founding principle; turning within to listen to our inner guidance, work being an expression of love in action and co-creating with the wisdom of nature.
There’s a little book called, “Opening Doors Within,” by one of the three co-founders, Eileen Caddy, which contains 365 daily meditations from Findhorn. Inside I continually discover messages that deepen my insights from the Camino.
On the theme of Letting Go, by Eileen Caddy;
“Once you have taken a step forward in faith, never look backwards or start regretting what you have left behind. Simply expect the most wonderful future and see it come about. Leave the old behind, it is finished. Be grateful for the lessons you have learnt and for the experiences you have had, which have all helped you to grow and have given you a deeper understanding…Let go, release the past and move forward with your heart filled with love and gratitude.”