(written and experienced at age 19/20)
Like the first raindrops felt on the forehead when it begins to drizzle, the first footsteps toward the alleged oracle at delphi must have been felt by the earth beneath my trembling feet. I knew there was something special about this place. I had been advised by my aunt in an unexpected phone call before leaving on my journey to greece to take a special moment when I was at the oracle to see if i would pick up on anything. I forgot about this call when I left the group to meditate at the acropolis. All i seemed to meditate on was lost love. Perhaps I meant to forget. Memory is a tricky thing, seems like the product of a greater mind 'forgetting'.
And there i was, at the oracle. I walked up the broken path, listening to the group leader tell us about the history of the oracle. Her talk was slow, and i wanted to get to the top. There wasn't much time to be had there, which seemed silly since we had driven 2 1/2 hours to get there. Luckily for me, my friend Keetan had his eye on the hottie french boys in the group ahead of us, so with him, we departed our group and walked towards the field.
There was something driving my feet to walk, something to be seen, to be heard. It were as if i were falling upwards. I reached the top. There I was, from across the world, standing at the foot of one of the most spiritual places in history. from here, it remembers like a dream.
I scanned the view. From where i stood to the other side, it stretched the length of a football feild. there was nothing dramatic about it all, other than its emptiness. I looked to the ground. As I noticed the grass, i felt something strange about it. It was breathing, the way the walls breathe when you first start ascending into a psychadelic experience, picing up on the particles around it. I kept walking, slowly, noticably taking one footstep at a time. As I reached the center of the feild, I stood there with my eyes closed, and took in deeper breaths. My senses were heightened, aroused, electric.
A sudden feeling began to overtake my experience. from behind my heart, I felt as though i were being pulled backwards towards the sky, like a spirit were pulling a string that ran straight through me. Then, a sword of white light pushed through the back of my heart, and a force pulled my chest up to the sky. I felt as clear as the wind. With my eyes closed, I felt this energy enter into my system, my arms, my legs, every part of me warmed with spirit. I saw a purple diamond with a rich red center, crystalizing outwards in fractal formation, changing shapes.
Suddenly I left my body, and became the purple diamond i had been looking at, staring at my body from in front. above my head, a vortect grew large with concentric circles opening up to the sky, a whirlwind of energy and light passing through, centering in on my in that one spot in the middle of the feild, feeding through the top of my head and into the ground. I looked like a lightning rod, light of all colors, mostly white. The circles grew larger and higher, encompassing the entire planet. I was connected with mother earth in a way that i had never been before. I felt a channel at that moment of all energy sources, and they were coming through me and breathing me. The oracle was alive in my body!
I wanted to ask a question of the oracle, for this was the reason people came, right? But I could not form a question in my mind. The only the that came was YES. Yes to any question, if i so choose. The future lies on the questions i ask, and i create the reality. As I filtered light through my body in the last remaining moments, i heartd a voice breathe through my mouth, the words were not in a language of my own, but they came like a prayer with clarity. I walked from the middle, looking back on the spot i had been standing, and saw the image that had been in my mind still there, clear as day.
I walked down the mountain with my mother, feeling the oracle of delphi with me, inside me, and that i could call upon her gracer and wisdom at any time. living in my cells and memory.
Two mornings later i had a dream with mother teresa. I saw myself facilitating the experience i had as a song, a call and response, unifying body with spirit and calling in the sacred energies from the sky, channeling them into the earth for healing and vitality, sending healing to all planets.