Discovering the Mobile Home Within

by Alison on December 4, 2013 · 10 comments

in Blogging,Conscious Living Tools,Health & Wealth Management,Holiday Gift Giving,Self Realization,Writing

This morning I’m enjoying a designer coffee from the comfort of home.  I’ve taken the plants out onto the patio for a bit of OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAsun.  I am preparing to give Leo his daily brushing.  What I do for a living sometimes takes me outside my home into the homes of others.  This I call work.  My time at home is what I’ve been calling a ‘free’ day.

Recently I observed the difference between being on my own time-line and accounting to others for my time.  I notice a more relaxed energy about me when I am ‘at home’. I enjoy a greater sense of freedom.  These observations caused me to inquire. . . how can the comforts of home be enjoyed always?

A dwelling with ones name on it does not constitute a home.  Regardless how beautiful the outer surroundings, four walls are still just four walls.  The accumulation of objects to add a personal stamp to the purchase of our real estate, eventually loose value.  We then seek to acquire more to reinforce a sense of ‘personal’ homey comfort around us.

What if the essence of home can be captured within us, beyond the personal, and realized energetically, in our Presence, everywhere we go.  What if there was a way to hold ‘home’ as a vibration instead of a place?  What if we as humans being could bring into the physical, a broader sense of who we are instead of focusing on personality. . . would we not ‘feel’ more at home?

It has to be that freedom is an inside job.  If the only time we feel ‘free’ is when we are on our own time line and our own turf, then the experience of freedom is at best limited. . . even when we work from home. And yet finding the key to unlock this door can prove quite the conundrum.

I’ve begun to practice something new. Instead of seeing ‘work’ days as that time which eats up my freedom and personal time, I am using the time delegated for work as a practice session for developing a greater sense of home. . . Presence within the Self.

I once found it comforting and nurturing to create outer home after outer home.  Each dwelling surpassed the last in grandeur. . .this I called success.  Happily, that striving has evaporated.  Appreciation of a more vast inner landscape has my full attention now. This shift is precipitating discovery of the ‘mobile home’ within. . . the place from which balance is best realized.  This way I am always ‘at home’ and enjoying ‘free time’ regardless where I am or what I am doing.




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  • Laurie Buchanan
    December 4, 2013 at 9:51 am

    Alison – yes, Yes, YES — I resonate with your wise observation of seeing home as a vibration instead of a place.
    Laurie Buchanan´s last blog post ..From To-Do to Ta-Dah!

    • Alison December 5, 2013 at 12:51 pm

      Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment, Laurie.

  • Donna Shiloh December 4, 2013 at 9:52 am

    Good one and the ‘home’ within sounds very desirable for all. But do know how much I like and prefer to be in my own home, peace and quiet, no outside energy to intrude.

    • Alison December 5, 2013 at 12:51 pm

      Thanks Donna. . and yes indeed familiar physical surroundings always nurture. . and as I recall your lovely home has always been one of my favorites to visit. Thanks for stopping by the blog and leaving a comment.

  • Shelli Morgan December 4, 2013 at 2:36 pm

    Love it!!! Great writing and teachings Alison. Blessings on your quest!

    • Alison December 5, 2013 at 12:48 pm

      Hey Shelli, always good to have you visit. Hope all’s going well for you. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment.

  • Brenda Hoffman December 4, 2013 at 4:35 pm

    Thank you. Great thoughts.

    • Alison December 5, 2013 at 12:48 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Brenda and for leaving a comment.

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    • Alison March 29, 2014 at 1:00 pm

      Thank you, Norris. I agree with you on ‘the site needing more attention’. . .I’ve been lax in replying to commenters due to a very busy schedule. I appreciate your interest and hope you will return.

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