We all have heard that the words we say to ourselves make a difference in our experience. We know this on a mental level. However, often our mind patterns still yip at us with these unkind things. So often we are flying through life and we really don't notice how we speak to ourselves. We all have shifted things here and there and then we forget about this ongoing work.
Many had a hard year last year as did I. I found myself catching up with others and repeating how challenged I was. Listening to others life and what was going on, I continually felt what a hard year it was. It took me to mid January to feel like I was recovered somewhat from the exhaustion. I found myself thinking the year was starting slow, wanting to be inspired. I keep resting until it bubbled up in me to take inspired action. I would check in with myself and found I just wasn't too delighted about the slow regroup.
Suddenly yesterday I awoke and was beginning my day and thought, you keep telling yourself what a hard year you had that it is effecting how you are now. Just the thought of it, made me heavy and sluggish. A light bulb went off inside me that said, why don't you start saying life is easy and fun? In that moment I realized how I kept bringing in this sluggish, hard way by my chatter and recall of the previous year. I suddenly filled with energy!
This chatter we say to ourselves and others is far more powerful than we realize. As I decided to tell myself that life was fun and easy, a whole new world opened. Again, we all know that our words have power yet we don't realize just how much on a daily basis. Our mind rambles in its judgments and patterns and can really mess with us experiencing the world ! Far more than we want to admit.
I inspire you to listen to yourself in this new year. What ever was before is past. Each morning you can call in the next thing in whatever form you want. The mind likes grooves and patterns. It is not to say that it is not truth but in subtle ways you must watch how it is reminiscing. No one wants to mingle in the challenging times but the mind is programmed too. Be watchful. I know these things too, yet here I am sharing how it was lowering my vibe in a subtle way, speaking my old experience.
Keep clear and real with what you are experiencing and how you describe your world to yourself and others. If it is not happening the way you want, shift your perspectives, words. Call in what it is you desire easily by making a new mind pattern that chimes in. The world has shifted very quickly in the few days I have been letting the new idea run in my mind. Rather than running through what exhausted me which exhausts me in the present thinking about it, I am claiming a new reality.
We are so powerful! We also have many moving parts so awareness is key. We have to be diligent in observing ourselves. When you have been in a challenge, you have created ways to get through. However, watch that they don't linger. Doing these emotional and mental check ins are invaluable. They can reset your entire disposition! I am enjoy this fun and easy life! It really is that simple!
Make sure you are creating a new year and not reliving the emotions and thoughts of a previous time! It is your responsibility. It is in your power to shift. Be very mindful for it is a subtle game this plane. Be alert. Claim what you want and notice the power of your words!
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As a playful girl, I like to try all kinds of things. I love anything that can give me greater energy and positive direction. I love oracle cards, look up messages of animals that cross my path with intensity for me to see, I like to carry crystals, use all kinds of energy medicine. I take tinctures from herbs, essential oils for health and scent, I enjoy it all. I consider myself the elixir queen because this is all fun and creates awareness and presence.
I love oracles cards, opening books to a page to see what message it has for me. I see road signs that say the perfect thing or numbers throughout life repeatedly, hear people speak of what I thought of or had a question about, all these are synchronicities to life.
I call it the magic hand! When we ask a question with intention, it comes in from book, sign, person, song, quote, animal, where ever. The magic hand directing us to the perfect answer in a plethora of ways. This coincidence and synergy is really the workings of energy, the environment is actually reacting to us. We flood the energy field with a desire and it will bring it in to us if we pay attention. Certain people always see certain animals or numbers. These are all ways our environment can speak to us if we notice.
Oracle cards are a great way to set the tone for the day. There are so many in all flavors beyond the traditional tarot. They have heath activities, positive quotes, Goddesses, Masters, Animals, Sacred Geometry, Sacred Symbols, Angels, you name it and there is a deck. A current rage, coaches are making their own with their inspiration toward a creative life. I have often considered making a deck. I find these playful for daily life. I have used them when in crisis and feeling lost. I learned about my empathic gift through a Goddess deck that taught me all my emotions and the value of each of them.
In the old days perhaps these were considered associated with dark, evil or fortune tellers. However, Oracles like the Oracle of Delphi, many great leaders and seers have been revered throughout time. These days they are accepted as normal. Truly another way to send out an intention for help and an opportunity to give you an answer to your confusion. They guide and inspire, give you a new look at things or perspective shift when you are stuck. They are a way to add play and inspiration in life.
They don't tell the future. I see it as they answer us in ways to see how things may play out if we act a certain way and usually just give us another view of a situation or problem. They reflect back knowledge of our intuition that we already have. I find them as part of the magic hand for that when we seek, they help us find solutions and ideas that are eluding us. I use them to motivate me, give me a perspective for a day or quote of attitude as I go through my day.
They are so fun, playful, helpful and inspiring. I have never been with one who doesn't pick a card or message that did not resonate with what they needed to hear. Always relevant, always supportive and inspiring. Even when people get a "negative" message when they are in a darker state of consciousness, cards can speak to the value of this negativity which is really just a lesson. Not a bad thing.
I inspire you to consider using them to support creativity and motivation in life. There are many that are not at all esoteric but practical for every day life. It reflects important things to you and supports life to be more joyous. It develops your connection to knowing for you always know you got the right card so the answers is already within. These support you in trust in yourself, trust that the world is supporting you and give you greater present awareness by noticing things going on around. Realizing that it is a helpful place here and that a greater good is about.
A Playful, relaxing, inspiring, intuitive Tool! All building your trust and confidence in self and the world! I Love all these things!
P. S. My daughter is new to doing oracle readings on line for each month. Here is her link and please support her if you are inclined!
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We all are so in our heads all the time. We have been trained that mind is our most powerful tool to solve things. At times, absoulutely, yet often we see through our fogged glasses of old patterns. The mind is one of many tools. It makes sense of our other tools but it is only one of the many we have. Our senses are very powerful and continually giving and receiving messages from the environment. With the way of the new decade, many people"s senses are sharpening and giving us great information that we may not pay attention to. Using the intuition has more power than just the mind.
The intuition is the master tool we have. It even knows beyond the current time space continuum. I have grabbed things in the morning that made no sense and later in the day, it became clear why I had something with me that I needed. So I believe it can prepare us for the future circumstances. Wild to consider but I just go with it. The intuition can be connected to and intensified. It starts through one of our five senses. Some people see things, others hear, others feel environments and there are those whose smell gives indications. To use our intuition, we need then to be aware of our senses This only comes when we are in the body, noticing the senses.
As we spend so much time in our minds, not paying attention ot our senses, the first thought is to ground into our body. There are many ways to do this, nature being a simple one. What grounding means is to be in your body, not head so you are in the middle of your being. Then the 5 senses as well as the mind can inform you. We mostly ride out of our body, like in the cartoon bubble of words. It is outside the cartoon character next to the head. This visual of it, supports you to understand being in the body. If we were in our heart center or solar plexus in the cartoon, we would be centered and grounded inside our body temple.
A way to get to this position is just noticing your senses. That is why nature grounds. We breath and notice with all our senses and it relaxes us, clears and brings us centered and present. We practice by noticing and getting ourselves back inside our body being. The senses the tools of the body.
I have been using a practice of touching my heart as I ask myself questions or direction. This brings me into my body, into my heart which is considered a second brain of more power and the mind isn't running my way. I have played with this regarding small and little things. I take 3 deep breaths and then ask is this healthy for me? Is this my direction? Anything really! I PLAY with it.The picture above is a heart mudra. You can try that or I just touch my heart.
As we ground into our body, become more present and connect with our heart brain, the answers I get are the best. I don't always listen especially at first but later I realized I heard the more correct answer than my mind said. This builds trust in using your body temple, your vehicle of the physical world more often along with our thinking. Using the senses empowers your intuition which gets stronger just by playing with it. It is easy to play with, you don't have to listen to it. Yet it will support you to be present and factor in the information you get from the world..
Learning this all 10 years ago, I am amazed at how sinking into my body, listening to my senses and using this intuition has evolved and continues too. It is a smarter way to approach life, using all the tools of awareness we have rather than just taking directions from the mind. You find more clarity, answers, joy and fun for you are actually experiencing the world more. You are noticing with the senses and this alone brings more joy. You also realize how connected we are to the world and how great our body is. We also realize Life is more magical than you knew. Our body is connected to the world in a physical way that has 5 basic ways of sensing. In being aware of these you feel the world and feel better. You participate in the environment so lightness is about and this develops your sixth sense. It just naturally comes forward for you are listening to the world.
Using the heart to get answers about what you are not sure is a powerful tool. This too is tapped into your intuition so you strengthen your knowing . We all have this magical gift in our own way. Cultivating it, playing with it only supports you in life. I have found that it brings in more fun. It astounds me and then I am delighted. I am in more joy.
Play with grounding and noticing your senses. Put your hand on your heart, 3 deep breathes and ask a question. See what comes and try it. It is just a new tool that supports your body being present for you are being kinestetic as well as using the emotions and the mind all together. Alignment we call this. Why not investigate? There is nothing to lose. It is all about play. It brings in more joy, lightness, fun and high vibe to say the least. I think you will awaken to the incredibly magical world around you at all times that you have missed living in the bubble words outside of your body. We have this great body! Use it for all it offers and the senses the gift of it.
Your body knows how to rock the physical plane and the intuition is the leader. You will find a whole new world! You will know why I am so happy even in the darkest of times. The whole world is talking to me and supporting me. I just need to listen to it all then act!
Playing with life!
I have truly embraced the winter inwardness this year. Perhaps more than any other. It was a pivotal year for me 2019 and I am still reordering from all that occurred. It is wild that we so often move, move and move more. I am one to do this, get involved in many projects, activities and adventures. This last few months, I have done none of this usual Lyn things. It has been healing, slow, integrating time for me. When I used to be an organic grower, we so delighted in this imaginative time of year. I feel called to do very little which is so out of character. I just listen and await the call.
Believe me, my mind is often nagging me to get going and doing. I have challenged this in 2020 for I want to move because I am fully inspired not just for movements sake. I moved so much last year for I had no choice and I believe my body deva has rightfully settled on claiming a full rest. Not a day or two or even a week. But slow months of self care, romancing myself, study, visits with friends at my bird nest home. a few clients and very bulb like behavior. I am honoring this body of mine in a new way this year and honestly feel a greater grounding into myself.
As one who shares energy, how to shift, move and embody, I am having my own metamorphosis in this. I felt it before my illness as a sensation of feeling my feet and hands more subtly like my spirit was sinking into me deeper. It was a different feel and I thought is was fun and expanding. I did end up with illness, like my spirit pushed out whatever mess was going on in body. Cleansing it deeper and allowing the reset of my temple vessel. This has never occurred in such a way as yet. I am inspired by these new energetic sensings that I believe continue to get more clear the more you are aware. All of us changing in cellular ways even if we don't know it. Part of the winters work. The harboring of light within, growing, clearing and intensifying for the next season of emergence.
I am sure most are moving a bit more than me yet I encourage you to use this winters rest to support your upcoming year. All of nature cycles very purposely. For new creation needs rest, review and allowance of space for creative impulse. I feel this year is going to be big in activity and transformation so I want to be clear and ready to manage all the good to come. Winter has a very important part in the story of our life. Review, rest, reflect and create. All things that take inward time alone. There is no other way to do it.
How are you connecting with your inner spirit? How are you listening to the newness that wants to be birthed in the next season? Are you taking time to craft a new year? Pruning what is no longer working and allowing your life to have a new look? Are you challenging your old beliefs as we all grow with each experience and come out more wise? Are you using the cocooning phase of the year to your advantage? Are you resting, reflecting and loving on your wonderful body being? I certainly am. I feel the time will end soon with the Imbolc approaching where the inward growth begins underground. The energy will push up and out calling us to play and interact with greater vitality..
Be sure to use the cycle of the season as your guide. It has a greater purpose than just the beauty of nature. We are life and connected to all we see and it's pace effects us deeply on the physical level. Use this guide to support health, beauty, well being and becoming a greater expression of you. It has a rhythm for a reason. When you ride along with it, the spring will offer greater health and expansion then when your don't.
Happy winter inward rest to you!
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I share so much information with my clients and the world on energy. Energy is what we all are at all times. Energy is emotional. It is energy moving and the emotions are the body or power of movement. To have more energy, we continually are learning to master our emotions or the energy moving. They come and go, fly by us or can settle in. When they settle in, we often will get in a loop with our mind and this we call stuck. We get into a circular pattern of mind/ emotion and this is considered stuck or a block. We bury these and drain our energy, give us a negative lens to see life and drag us down. We all know of this and often go to self development to learn how to clear these patterns.
The real key, which we all have heard is to detach. It sounds so easy and lovely yet when in an energy flow, a powerful frequency, detachment is not so easy. This is where the masters where so clever I learned from and taught me a law I use throughout my day. Sound and movement are quicker than thinking.
What exactly does that mean? Well when it comes to energy, the emotional nature, the mind, thinking our way past them or out of it, is the slow boat to china and could take us forever. Hours, days, weeks. Our mind can't make sense of all things let alone the question of why? It is unanswerable on most fronts and the great question of science and religion that eludes all. Why can be a rabbit hole or can of worms. Certainly there are times this is important but far fewer times than we realize. in the story of the Buddha, when he was shot by an arrow, he pulled it out. To lay there and consider who shot him, who sent it his way and why would be his death.
We detach easiest if we move. Movement causes us to be present often. We have to use our mind to get up, read something, sweep the floor, go to the car, gather our stuff, the mind loop is broken when we must move. Not always but we can use this movement to get our of a loop of low frequency. If you run, you will get endorphins that will shift your emotional state, Shifting the body on the physical level will get you out of this unanswerable state or negativity. You could walk outside and breath in the earth. Again, this draws the minds attention onto something else and you are off, detached from what was occurring.
Sound is the other tool so brilliant to shift. We all know the power of music for we listen and can begin to drive fast. Or we may cry at a song, or get very peaceful though music. It goes beyond this the power of sound. We could scream and that would get rid of that energy circling and shift us to a greater emotional state where we may laugh after we scream. In Aharaj Yoga we use this anxiety, emotional state to move and shout HA to clear energy. It is amazing that once the voice or sound is given to energy, it transforms rather than circles. It is expressed so it no longer is inside as crappy energy. We use these methods all the time unconsciously and we could use them simply to shift with consciousness.
Our body, how it moves, what is does is very brilliant if our mind would not mess with it. It knows how to reset, detach and move on for it is a survival system. When we begin to see the magic, work with it as the horse on which we ride, we can begin to love, train and connect with it, ultimately allow it to do it's job unimpeded, we see it's mastery. It is quite a sacred vessel. Our body will naturally vent often, using sound, to another to reestablish balance. We feel better once heard but also because it no longer can circle in us, it is out of our field of energy so new ideas, emotions and inspirations can fill in. It is quite simple and actually quite magical. It is not hard, it is practical.
That is why working out feels so good. We use this energy of not so good feelings, expel it in movement and create chemical processes in our energy that uplift us. It is quite basic and it doesn't need to take an hour. We can use simple movement or sound throughout our day, knowing it will sift this energy, these emotions very quickly and easily. We have power to release these endorphins, the parasympathetic nervous system elixir in a miriad of ways using simple sound and movement to detach. It allows present moment awareness.
A final point to share about this emotional nature. This energy moving that fuels all of our life to move, is to recognize the emotion or state. You don't need to judge it, For me, over this healing period of grief, sadness and tears come up at the oddest times. Suddenly I am crying for no apparent reason. Instead of hold it in, ask why at this moment and go down the rabbit hole, I just allow the tears. It is short lived as all emotions are if you don't get caught in the mind loop. I cry til I giggle that I am crying and not sure why and don't care. This energy is present. I notice, allow or accept then move or use sound to shift once it is given that movement. We can use our negative emotions as fuel, as energy to do our tasks even.
It is why if you scream, an extreme to share the point, express your anger, annoyance, whatever, you are giving it a moment to exist and flow out. We stuff energy, emotions, and this is where the problem lies and misuse of energy. So much energy is stuffed in hiding and it takes energy to hold it there so we get exhausted by not flowing with this emotional nature. We don't need to call it right, know exactly why, just acknowledge, perhaps express to ourselves or another or even a tree and it is out of us. No longer working against us.
This is how we detach. I say celebrate for Yippee, you didn't go down the rabbit hole. You observed, expressed or moved/burned that energy as fuel and you are master now to go forward in a greater frequency and mood. As you learn this you realize, why it is so important to only have those things about you that raise your energy and vibe, because it is extra work to keep detaching and resetting.
Hope this helps. It is easy, practical and I am gifted to understand this frequency, this energy moving. I learned this wisdom and every day it gets more clear and powerful so we are the masters of our movement, our energy.
It is mastery of the emotional field we are in. I call this energy management and teach it where ever and whenever I can!
We are taught the power of our mind, which is indeed a powerful tool. Yet we were taught I think, therefore I am. It is not a true basis of who we are. Thinking can take us many places and some not so good. Our daily mind, unconscious mind sees the world through a perspective of our cultural, societal, family lens. It is not accurate always. Certainly not as a soul having an experience here in a body. When we shift ourselves from thinking we have to do to be anything and realize we are and therefore can think and do, we re-calibrate our world.
Being a spirit in a human body is a fully different experience than thinking you are human trying to be of spirit. Thoughts are our currency here. So yes the mind, the higher, imaginative mind is very much our creating tool. Our patterned, lower mind thoughts in our unconscious and running most of our life creates as well but not in the power we have. There is a huge difference between these two thinkings.. In yogic schools, there is a difference between the lower mind of patterns, survival, instinctual thinking and higher, imaginative, creative mind that is infinitely in charge of the lower aspects of ourselves.
I am, therefore I think has a whole new flavor. We know this difference of the mind when we are divinely inspired, have intuition or a message of how our world could be. The Aha, Eureka, Epiphanies are of this higher mind that comes with having our soul, our spirit in charge of creation. When we exist in this running around, allowing patterned thinking that is unconscious creating, running us, our body, our emotions and world, we have little expansion and control of what is happening. We spend most of our time here, unconsciously creating.
To be the I am and sit with that in stillness, is the power. This inspires our use of higher creative mind. Often we get busy and move and react and rush. Our unconscious mind kicks in and runs us. It drives our car, does our daily things as we live through the beliefs, panics of our ancestors, our odd structures that the world is this or that. Life becomes insane and we wonder, why is this happening? What is going on? We have let the lower mind run our world and forgotten we are captain of the ship forgetting to use the creative mind. Our soul and spirit that creates with the mind in the stillness, it hears then acts.
This is a powerful shift in how you move in the world. Realizing all the positive things you hear people do and manifest beyond limitation is because they are operating with the captain, which is behind or in charge of the mind running the ship. This captain is not rushed, scared, worried it won't work or that it can't have what it wants. It runs in power and knows it can outlast conditions and hold true until it gets what is hears should be.
This captain, this being, the "I am", behind this mind works in a slower pace, more observing, focused, calm and relaxed. It enjoys all that is and what occurs as it is moving on course. It revels in the senses, the joys, the love and pleasures of the world by being more in presence, out of time, with security that all is good and all will come to be. The rush, hurry, doubt, panic is watched and allowed to be seen and released. not acted on. The caption, rides all storms and still gets itself where it wants to go even if it course corrects and rides through big waves.
This living in the captain, the "I am" place and then thinking from there produces a whole different world. We can think all kind of things and create many things with either mind. But using our thinking from the "I am" place is the power of creation we learn so much about. It is the higher mind that uses the thoughts purposefully, the imagination wisely and the joy of the adventure to advantage. Our thoughts are our currency. We need to be aware of them and where they are coming from and know we can step away from them, be still as the captain, and redirect our imagination, higher mind where we want to go.
This is the profoundly different way than we were taught in school. All the great writers and philosophers have eluded to this but we were not taught this truth deeply or with enough clarity to really live this. We all use this higher mind yet we are not always so conscious how it all works here but not there. The real brilliance is the stillness, the imagining, the realizing you are the power and truly operating from there. When your not, you notice, slow back down to find that captain, the "I am " presence and begin again.
I am that I am. You can fill in whatever that you want! The I am comes first.
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I am always seeking tweaks in how we can shift quickly and get back to that glide of life. It is much simpler than you think. I share many of them in my classes, on my blogs, videos and in coaching. Yesterday I tried something with a tad different twist and I was amazed at how it shifted up my energy and mood. So I must share it! Shifting your energy quickly is easily done most times. Learning how to play with it is invaluable in life and getting things done. Having easy tools is the power of energy management!
We all have heard of gratitude. We are offered this as a great energy boost and way to draw on abundance. I used this in quite a new way yesterday that really inspired my energy in a flirty, sexy way. My daughter shared it with me and we both ended up in high vibe so easily. I do inspire you to use gratitude in all ways you have learned and try this one for a new spin. Tools are needed in so many forms. At different times, different ones works so to have many to use, to shift is invaluable. I find if one doesn't shift me, I keep trying all the different forms I know until one lifts me even a bit, and then I am off raising my energy. Energy raises action and mood easily.
Rather than just be thankful for what is, which is powerful, try thanking the Universe, God, Goddess, Spirit for what you want as though you have already received it. Sounds like a small tweak, a play on words and it is. You may have heard fake it til you make it. I am not so inspired by that although if you are good with your imagination that could work. I am asking for it in a little different way cause "faking" it drops my energy immediately. Working with energy, vibe, it is a feeling that you are seeking, a real one that you feel through and through. With energy, that is all you need. I can easily thank for what I want with a real vibe as though it is here easier than faking it. Faking is like I am pretending and I guess either way is pretending. I look it as anticipating. Words are tricky with emotions so find how it works for you. Energy raises easily when you find your authentic ways for you that often are tiny tweaks.
I will explain how it works for me and you see how you can use this juicy vibe. In this new year, I am open to new opportunities and conditions. Rather than ask for guidance from a confused place or even an open place, I thanked the Greater Good for all the opportunities I have. I went on and on, all the joy i feel for them, all the financial stability these bring, all the enthusiasm and passion they bring. I continued in gratitude in as many ways as I could for what I was seeking as though I had it.
Sounds simple but try this with full embodiment. It brought in a motivating vibe so quick. I felt so light, flirty as I said these things. I started doing all these boring tasks I was putting off. I had this adventurous vibe that was so easy to create. I was surprised I must say, but that is how energy works. It is there in a moments notice. Energy is free everywhere when you see how easy it is to grab it. You need easy tools to get it moving in the direction you desire.
"Thank you for all the people I effect with the ideas I learned. Thank you for the fun vibe my life has. Thank you for the playful opportunities life is bringing me. Thank you for the health and beauty I am experiencing. Thank you for all the new clients I have in 2020. Thank you for the great influence I have. Thank you for these gifts of abundance. Thank you for the wealth I feel on all levels. Thank you for the new people I have met. Thank you for the clan I am part of. Thank you for the ways I care for myself so well. Thank you for the global ways I serve the world. Thank you for the money I generate from the internet. Thank you for the opportunities I have received to share and educate. Thank you for the exciting adventure I have in life this year. Thank you for all the joy I feel. "
Do you feel it? Raising the Vibe! Romance your life with gratitude for what you want!
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Today I am romancing myself and my world by being still. It is not something I am so good at. In fact, I find it very hard yet I can't move. It is funny. My mind is chatting at me saying do something, get up and go and all I will do is write about it. I am at a crossroads in this new year of where and how to move forward. I do not want to just do for the sake of doing as our world has taught us. Go be ambitious, make money, act, move and be productive.
Something else inside is asking me to be still and just sit. Sit and listen. Await til the true, in spirited movement causes action. Action of inspired, angelic, rightful force. Await the directive of clear, pure inspired action. I am writing this feeling of bipolar energy flowing. My mind wants me to move, my body wants to rest. My emotions turbid trying to make sense of this dual impulse. I want to do for the highest good. I want to move with great power and direction. I want to participate in a way that sings my heart and be moved by the deep soul inside me.
What action other than writing still is not clear. There is a pain in my heart that wants to unlock and I know not how to do it. Move, sit, get up, stay still. I am restraining myself. I don't know how to make sense of it other than my heart, my chalice of spirit, of love within is burning something, allowing some cauldron action that I am not sure of but experiencing. It is a wild mix of wanting to move but not knowing how.
So I sit and write, observing, feeling the movement within. Knowing something is happening as I sit and write. Not sure how to use it or be good with it, yet experiencing it. My crown spinning, I filling with energy or light or spirit. Filling and filling with something so powerful. Allowing it. Opening to it. Being present with it. Not knowing what it is but feeling good with it. Intrigued by it and investigating it. Like the tarot card of Ace of Wands, Filling with blessing to where I could burst and want to over pour but don't know how on this plane.
I vowed to hold until I was sure what the next action would be. Still in the hold, still in the receiving, still in the do nothing but fill. Keeping my mind thoughts and my desire to move in hold until it is clear what that action is. I have spent so much life just moving to move. Being ambitious, helpful, striving, doing. Often to my own exhaustion and not always getting somewhere good. It is how we are trained to move, do, achieve. It is a busying. I don't want to participate in anymore.
I want to be fully inspired, aligned in action. That all of my being is in it and directed and focused. Where action is like gliding and dancing rather than effort and pushing. Inspired action they call it where you float on the energy of the universe aligned with a greater force. In 2020 I want to move like this rather than with just my own ideas and energy. I have done that enough and am tired. I know this is not the best use of energy or most powerful way to move. There are smarter uses of energy and I will sit until it gushes forth in me in the way I was taught to move in grace and ease.
As I do this, you hear my beliefs challenge me. Some pieces of me want to do as I was taught. They are powerful beliefs wanting to run me. I am challenging them in this moment for they are not the true soul and spirit I am. They are stories I have learned that want me to move for movements sake.
I will find the balance between this filling, this transforming and the right action that will appear if I endure and hold long enough. I know there is great action to be done yet don't see what it is. So I sit. I write. I share. I await the true direction I am to go. I allow this duality to exist in me as it does its thing. Very fascinating observance that giggles me. My feet firmly planted and going no where quite yet.
Awaiting the direction from within rather than outside. A tug of war. We need to listen more and do less. Then when doing, do aligned and in full force and laser focus. It is most efficient that way energetically but also in heart, mind and body all connected. It will come. I will wait. I watch it all settle into direction.
A new way is dawning. I will lead in this way. I will listen first. I will guide others to as well. It is how enthusiasm, en theos, in spirit is expressed and moves mountains.
Being curious supports a joyful, expanding life! Children are very curious and lets face it, no matter how old you are, you are truly a child within. Our current world doesn't support this child like nature that we are. We are taught to be serious, adult like and quite stodgy. I am not good at that so I don't even try anymore. I embrace my Child Like Empress for it makes life more fun, pleasurable and exciting. Although I have more experiences than youth, I still am youthful in spirit. We all are.
One of the most expanding qualities is curiosity. The open, learning, investigative heart is what we really are. Limits harden our minds and perspectives. Nothing here is solid or stable. We are on a moving planet in a moving universe. Our bodies are filled with movement of atoms, liquids, shifting energy, digesting and converting all things. Flowing continually. So our minds, hearts and views are flowing naturally. Living with this truth creates a whole new world.
We are always experiencing and that creates change in our perspectives. Being curious with this. Live this. Eyes of a child is the most exciting view of the world. There is no fears, no limits, no know it all. It is a fluid view that is naturally investigative.
Wonderment! Curiosity! Openness! These are inspiring qualities. May you walk forward using these natural perspectives in life. Lots of things are shifting in the world These tools and views support you to flow in this new world unfolding. I am inspired by this and plan to use my curiosity to romance my life, myself and others.
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The definition of Romance on google is a feeling of excitement and mystery associated with love. It doesn't say another person, a thing or situation. Just a feeling associated with love. It involves all kinds of love. A sound bite that inspires me into the magical. Romancing things is juicy, conjures pleasure and fun, enthusiasm and allure.
I want to go forward in this new year with more love in all ways. Romance describes the mystery of life I am claiming this year. Not only romance with a partner, or love of my child or friends. Or even love of what I want to have or be. Romance in all ways. Even beyond what I can consider right now. It sounds enticing and a worthy way to live life! Words have such power of vibe, emotion, energy in motion, I want to see where this idea for 2020 takes me and how it feels!
This past year had such transition and ending. My mom died, the last parent I had. I lost my job of 3 years. My girl is in another state creating her life, I have an new page open. I want to enter it like it is part 3 or something beyond another chapter. I want to be inspired, feel passion and power energy again. Romancing life sounds like exactly what we all need in this sticky, challenging world.
I don't want to recycle things I have done before or at least not in the same way. We get in rhythms and patterns that can become stale and uninviting. We know the rules, we know what to do to feel and be better but we get caught in a circle. That is why I needed a view, a word, an energy vibe that empowers me to seek and experience life differently. Romancing it intrigues me.
I vow to find ways to romance myself. Looking for expressions from another time that I never got to be. Live my mission as to inspire romance in all work and connections. Romance my friends, the random toll guy, the stranger who offers a smile, the situations I am in and myself. I know I can find joy in any place, yet at this juncture, I want some fun and delight. I have an open canvas as big as in my 20s! Being so open can feel confusing. This word "Romance" conjures a whole other vibe to me that I must investigate and see how life can bring me pleasure through it.
Definition 2 of Romance is...a quality or feeling of mystery, excitement, and remoteness from everyday life. I like that I can be in the everyday, yet with romance find that sense of mystery and excitement. I want to feel that toward myself and my future, as a mystery to unlock rather than a problem, plan or issue to figure out. Knowing there is magic, synchronicity, delight in the smallest moments and in large events. I want to cultivate that in as many ways each day as I can. Remember the mystery of life as I have already lived. It is exciting, adventurous and filled with it all. Being on the edge of my seat not in panic, fear or confusion but in enthusiasm, awe and openness.
This is my intention and word for 2020. To find "Romance" in all ways. To remember it can be that way. Not that every minute is fluffy but we can all recircle back to feeling mystery vs, uncertainty. Enthusiasm rather than fear or panic. Optimism vs. pessimism. We can recatagorize or rework our views by coaxing them along a more fluid, enchanting path rather than allow the external or our patterns to run us. I want to play with this Romancing idea and see how it shifts and dances me. What that means or how i can flow with it beyond a lover to be the lover of all things.
I inspire you too perhaps to adopt such a thought in this new decade. We are all so serious. Things maybe are serious but we need to add the poetic path to draw us out of bed. Something that juices us up toward life and seeing the good, beautiful and funny. I really like this idea of romancing life and myself. A worthy word to live!
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