My Obsession with White

My Obsession with White

I have always been obsessed with white.

When I was a child, it was my evening ritual to paint my room white in my mind’s eye.

After tidying and rearranging my bedroom for the day, brushing my hair and slipping into bed, I’d close my eyes and see my whole room as well as myself, becoming washed in white.

Every piece of furniture, my bedspread, the carpet and curtains would become soaked in particles of white light, and I’d watch the colours in the fabrics slowly fade into a luminous ivory.

Surely my early obsession with white was a sign, a prelude that ‘white’ would play a major role in my later life – working with and spreading the teachings of the White Light is my life’s mission – but my obsession with it also arose from a clearly defined desire I’ve had for as long as I can remember: Purity.

I deeply desired to be pure. And I don’t think I’m the only person who desires this.

White, in western culture, has long been associated with purity; the clean, innocent and virginal. Although there aren’t many virginal brides striding down the altar these days – (who knows, maybe there weren’t many back then either!) – we are still obsessed with brides in white, babies in white, white fluffy toys and the innocence of those donned in white.

And this applies to the spiritual too. Angels are swathed in it, those that pass over are depicted walking towards rays of white light, and the holy one’s halos are white.

I believe our collective love and appreciation of white represents our longing for a state of purity, cleanliness and innocence. I think for many at us, at times, being on the earth plane feels dark and gloomy, so far away from our spiritual home.

Some time ago in the city, I passed a couple on the street that were obviously surviving from day to day. The man was bent over, wheelchair bound. His legs bent painfully under his body, his face blackened with dirt and poverty. You could see his catheter cord running down his legs. It was green and rotten, leaking infection onto the street.

The women was also bent over. Gasping and spluttering, shouting obscenities into the pavement. She stopped and turned to look at me, her stunning blue eyes hollow, and ringed in filth.

In every inch of their faces suffering was etched. I watched her roughly throw his catheter cord onto his lap, and push him away. My heart ached for both of them. For the lack of love and care they both had.

I couldn’t stop the tears from running down my cheeks.

Sending them White Light and silent blessing of love simply didn’t seem enough in that moment. I know, I can’t change their lives for them, and I do understand the spiritual reason for suffering, but sometimes, pain is pain, and it’s human for it to hurt.

That afternoon, I spent many hours in meditation, sending White Light to everyone I could think of. I visualised love and purity going to all of my loved ones, friends and family, as well as everyone I could ever remember having had met.

I also sent a double dose to my Monday white light list and I sent it to the oceans, and deserts and forests of the world. I know the only way we can create heaven on earth is by vibrationally becoming heaven on earth. But sometimes, simply, it’s hard to be far from home.

in White Light + Love,

Belinda

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  1.  | 

    So beautiful Belinda x


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    Dear Belinda,

    Reading your blogpost brought tears to my eyes. I’ve been feeling this pain too lately. I too try to send loving energy and light to those in need and my friends and family.
    But witnessing the suffering of the world is so hard to bear sometimes. I don’t always feel at home either. Like if I hadn’t been made with the right Tools for this world.
    I don’t like feeling powerless. Let us hope that small acts of kindness, generosity and our spiritual path will make a difference. Even a slight one.
    Thank you for last night’s powerful session and for your gift of the White Light.
    Lots of love and light,
    Aline


    • Belinda Davidson
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      Dear Aline,

      Thank you for your kind words and heart felt message.

      Yes, suffering is so painful to witness, and can make us feel so powerless.

      I’m glad you’re loving the White Light healings!


  3. Rolf
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    …..deeply touched with silent tears in my eyes…….


  4. Alexandra
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    I too have become thinking alot of white as the backdrop to a lot of things – wall color, clothes, art canvases that keep white in their paintings, using the white on a plate as part of your presentation and the white light that is in all of us even if on the outside it appears not to be there. Thank you.


  5.  | 

    Thank you for being you, for BEING here now for all of us.

    May you be blessed all ways & always….
    From my heart to yours,
    Lynda


  6. Vickie
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    Your story touched my heart. Bless you for being so loving and caring and trying to ease the troubles of others. I’m sending prayers and light to you. Thank you for all you do.


  7. Larrissa
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    So stunningly beautiful and deeply inspiring.

    Also just dawned upon me that since working with you it seems I have subconsciously decorated my room in white!

    I most definitely felt the double dosage last night. Just magnificent.

    Your large pure heart is an inspiration to us all.

    Much love


  8.  | 

    Thank you for this post. It helps to know that others are feeling the same way. For the past six months I have also become more conscious of the feeling the pain of the earth, humanity and also my own pain at life within my physical heart centre. I have asked myself, what can I do to heal this heavy feeling. My only solice has been to ask for my own being to be filled with the divine essence of love and light so that it may be anchored within my form and flow out into the world around me. Your post has reminded me to visualise more white light flowing out with my prayers. May many blessings flow to you and everyone in this group and may we be strengthened by the flow of divine love and light.


  9. Irene
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    What a touching beautiful story, but it is unfortunately a very commom one every where. It’s only when it touches us as individuals that we we think about it.
    There is so much suffering in our world, lots that we do not see, surely it wasn’t meant to be like this.
    The world seems to be coming a vey unhappy place filled with pain and suffering, if only we could ‘white ‘ wash it all away with your white light Belinda.
    Hopefully one day the world will become the beautiful loving place it was surely meant to be.
    I am sure by sending out your white light to every one is helping.

    Love your emails and your blogs Belinda, I feel so warm, relaxed ,happy and most importantly loved when I am on your website. Thank you for all you do, I wish I could send you white light to ease your pain and suffering but not quite able to yet, just sending you lots of love instead.


  10. TR
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    Thank you. So many times over and so much. Thank you.
    White light, love, home, mindfulness, healings and respect. And just plain old big squishy hugs,
    TR


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