At the Feet of My Guru

At the feet of my Guru
nothing worldly matters anymore.
Nothing is more or less important
more or less credible
more or less true.
At the feet of my Guru
there are no opposites.
Duality merges into Unity
and there is perfection, only perfection.

At the feet of my Guru
I don’t care what others think of me.
I don’t even care what I think of myself!
The only thing that matters is what She thinks of me, what She Knows to be the Truth of Who I Am.
She tells me that I am perfect, whole, and complete, exactly as I am.
And I believe Her!
Why should I pay any heed at all
to voices that claim otherwise?
At the feet of my Guru
doubts vanish and there is conviction
only conviction.

At the feet of my Guru
nothing is mine anymore
not even my own existence.
Sometimes I wonder whether or not I exist at all!
At the feet of my Guru
my very understanding of what it means to be alive is shattered.
At the feet of my Guru
questions and answers dissolve
and there is experience
only experience.

At the feet of my Guru
there is nothing but the feet of my Guru.
All dreams, aspirations, and ambitions dissipate, and I am left with only one desire; to one day be pure enough, worthy enough, that She will allow me to lay my forehead down
upon the divine effulgence of Her lotus feet
and never again make me leave
my eternal place at the feet of my Guru.

At the feet of my Guru
I am home.
There is no longer pain of any kind
no more restlessness
no more searching.
At the feet of my Guru
I see everything there is to see
hear everything there is to hear
know everything there is to know
and I am filled with the most blessed contentment.
At the feet of my Guru
all conflicts are quietly resolved
and there is peace, only peace.

At the feet of my Guru
I Am That I Am.

And at the feet of my Guru
that is enough.


Elizabeth Urabe
Elizabeth Urabe
As an artist, Elizabeth R. Urabe has always only had one goal: to translate the invisible energies of Absolute Truth into tangible form using abstract design, color, and poetic imagery, so that an ever-increasing number of people might have more direct access to the inner realms of human existence. In early 1995, with no art training whatsoever, she began spontaneously to draw the pictures now known as Urabe Spirit Art and to date has channeled more than 750 designs, each one perfect, whole, and complete, exactly as it is. No thought is ever involved in the birthing process and Elizabeth has always referred to her role as that of a "spiritual midwife" rather than the creator of this extraordinary body of work. And remarkably, despite incredible complexity of design and detail, no single picture has ever taken longer than one week to complete. In 2011, intuitively entering a picture birthed in 1995 titled Divine Unity, Elizabeth was one of three first-place winners of the unprecedented American Batik Design Competition, organized by (then) the Ambassador to the US from the Indonesian embassy in Washington DC, Dr. Dino Patti Djalal. As a result, she was awarded a three-week tour of some of the most prominent batik and fashion companies in Indonesia and now has contacts in Jakarta who have created breathtakingly beautiful silk shawls for ladies and one of a kind original shirts for men; each piece endowed with the living 4000-year-old history of Indonesia's perfected batik techniques and the essence of Urabe Spirit Art as both the energetic and design inspiration. Early in 2016, in answer to the global craze for coloring books, Elizabeth rose to the challenge and in a matter of months, self-published four books; three coloring books for adults, each with original art and contemplative poetry, and a highly interactive book for adults and children to engage in together. The first adult book, Color Me Freedom, was immediately rendered fully into German, and there are French, Spanish, and Russian versions available with the translations of the Artist Introduction and dedication pages. A full Arabic language translation is also soon to be released. With these books, Elizabeth has taken the very essence of her art and offered it in a compact, affordable and interactive format that is especially attractive at this time, when global challenges are both accelerating and intensifying and the need for awakening, healing, and transformational reintegration is more imperative than ever. In Elizabeth's words: " Urabe Spirit Art, in whatever myriad forms it may take, is one of the most powerful reflections of Source energies available to us at this point in the evolution of Consciousness. We are at a crossroads where the fate of our planet and life as we know it may very well depend on the willingness of each individual to embrace the entire spectrum of human emotion and commit to the kind of transformation that only real spiritual growth can offer. There is no longer any middle ground and as long as we (still) believe that Love has an opposite, we are (still) living in fear." It is time for us to say an unequivocal yes to destiny and to take our rightful places as warriors of the Spirit. Let us join in this pure and noble vision, knowing that - together - there is nothing we cannot accomplish.

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