Hō’omanā’o | Overstanding Aloha Spirit

Alo-Ha ~ I present to you the “Breath of God”
ha –  I Greet You with the Breath of God,
alo – I present my Self to you (like Namaste’, but not exactly)
Mahalo ~ Gratitude, Appreciation
Ma Ha – Magnifying the “Breath of God”
halo – spreading the “Breath of God”, Thank You, Gratefulness,
lo – magnifying the “Ha”.
‘Ohana ~Family
Also, Circle of the “Breath of Life”, of the “Breath of God”, True Spiritual Family
Hawai’i ~ the 9 Hawaiian Islands
Ha – the “Breath of Life of God”,
‘awai – across the “Living Waters”, connected by the
’i – bridging Heaven & Earth
‘Aia i ka ‘olelo no ke ‘ola … ‘aia i ka ‘olelo no ka make
Words are either life-nurturing or death-dealing.
You speak while you exhale, which is immediately followed by taking a breath.  Therefore, if you don’t want to eat, that is, take into yourself negative thoughts/words, don’t utter them!
The Aloha Spirit is unconditional caring.  Compassion.  Hospitality.  It is our thoughts, empowered by a coherent (Aloha) Heart, that are thousands of times more powerful than thoughts energized by an incoherent heart.  It’s not about marching in the streets, writing lots of books, or making lots of money to influence the world.
Energize your thoughts with a coherent Heart and your perceptions brighten with Light.

Temper your intellect with compassion, develop your Mind from your Heart and you change your world and everything around you for the better.

Living Aloha means we always consider the other person and try to put ourselves in their shoes and understand life from their perspective, whether things go our way, or not.  This core idea of interpersonal communication defines the Hawaiian concept of Lōkahi (unity), where Lōkahi is vital in the daily formula of harmonious community living … that ideal state called Pōnō.  We teach the Hawaiian way of maintaining harmony through coherent daily living.  Thus, Hō’opōnopōno is the ancient ritual essential to healing unbalanced relations with Aloha Spirit — through Acceptance, we achieve Unity as One.

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