Wildflower Mantras

wildflowers

~I’m a flower growing free and wild. My roots are nestled deeply in the ground.
~I’m a flower growing free and wild. Nature is my course for growth.
~I’m a flower growing free and wild. I am purely unharmed by external perspectives.
~I’m a flower growing free and wild. The colors of my petals are subtly intricate and dynamic.
~I’m a flower growing free and wild. The daintiness of my nature is protecting the strength within.
~I’m a flower growing free and wild. I dance with the wind.
~I’m a flower growing free and wild. My giving nectar is for the taking Life’s growth.
~I’m a flower growing free and wild. My path is one unpaved and undisturbed by footprints.
~I’m a flower growing free and wild. A step upon my stem will not break the heart within.
~I’m a flower growing free and wild. The sun is my light for growth.
~I’m a flower growing free and wild. The rain is the nourishing element to my inner strength.
~I’m a flower growing free and wild. Nothing can touch Harm to this wildflower.
~I’m a flower growing free and wild. By the sun and moon, I will live on, even in deathless death.

~*~

A thought that came to me in some moments of contemplation, sometime in June of this year, was one of the wildflower. I thought about my Self and what I’d symbolically be. I always pictured my Self wild and untamed, but that side is always hidden; the outside world, few, would describe me as wild. Wildflower is the word that came to mind, and in time, a mantra like poem (or lines of words) came to be. Above is the result. What specifically type of wildflower I’d be I do not know, maybe a definite one is not necessary.

I only recently – in fact as I am writing this post – realized what a mantra is. I, on and off, on occasion wondered about the concept of a mantra and if one would ever truly fit into my life. Maybe I am not to use a mantra already in existence, but to create my own. Maybe the above lines are some examples of different mantras I can use to strengthen the intricate nuances of my inner self, so that it can be conceptualized and presented to the outer world.Maybe, just maybe, these mantras – or mantras in general – are ways to strengthen our inner gifts, ways to stay grounded (living in the present moment), and to help us to realize our full potential.

I never, consciously, considered myself ‘wild’ because I have always judged myself based on an external perspective. I have only very recently – in fact, as I am writing this post – realized I have been judging myself on an external perspective, on how others appear to see me. So, in turn, I was seeing myself the same way. Maybe that is why Wildflower came to me, to show even the most delicate of beings have strength and complexity that is more than the outer appearance shows. One doesn’t have to have an appearance of a lion to prove they have strength. A flower can be as resilient as a lion. Resilience is not of outer appearance specifically, resilience is a hidden strength that helps us adapt and evolve in our course of life; a strength and gift one cannot see with physical eyes.

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