The grain of sand tells me, “I originated out of the intention for a mountain. I was very big back then and many adored me. I was privy to every vibration that passed over me and touched me with the magnificence of all manner of intentions. I loved every one.
“Some made love upon me and some waged wars. Some hid and some reveled in all I had to offer and adored me while taking the time to appreciate a moment in their intentions.
“Over time I became a smaller part of myself and was taken on many adventures to rest in so many parts of this world with so many aspects to consider or reflect upon, loving my evolution forward.
“Again I became a smaller part of myself and rolled through many perspectives of a world undiscovered as with each roll I picked up on all the vibrations of so many others, even some who knew me as the mountain I once was.
“I came to rest here on this shore and over time the water receded and I basked in the sun, each grain vibrating alongside me, sharing their own lifetimes of experience. In the time I had in stillness, when stories and understanding became known, I became restless. I began to yearn for more, remembering how BIG I ONCE WAS.
“It was then, for the first time, I felt this feeling of being disconnected and lost, yearning to return to the memories of past. It became painful and I experienced a disconnection from all the other grains which in turn made me feel terrible and I withdrew to the solitude of my own consciousness.
“When you picked me up, I was sleeping and awoke to that same feeling of being the mountain. So I ask, ‘Who are you, and WHY did you choose to pick up the one grain of sand that was sleeping?’”
I replied to the grain of sand, “I am ‘One,’” and I picked you up because you are part of me, so to speak. You are not even the smallest part of ME as there are parts of me one million times smaller than you. Because you are part of me, I have been with you through all your experiences and reveled in your consciousness of them.
“I am here now to remind you that you are eternal and that this is the beginning for you as you will never be done.
“Have you not noticed that throughout your lifetime you have become smaller, while in truth, you expanded to more within than most in this physical reality?
“It was your quest for MORE that set you on a path to becoming smaller. It was your intention to become more even at the cost of becoming less as nothing anywhere can stay in one place forever.”
The grain of sand, now fully aware and conscious, eagerly asked the one question that had been the bane of his self-induced sameness. “What could I become if I were to get any smaller?”
With that I smiled and said, “You, my little friend, get to come back to ME, and when with ME, you get to choose out of the contrast of all you see just what it is you would like to become next.
“You never get it done, for you are a growth-seeking, ever-eternal, most important PART OF ME.”
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