September month and Weekly Guidance: August 28th, 2017: Dream big and take big action. The Universe wants to rise to meet you!

Weekly Guidance: Dream big and take big action.

Feeling better now that Saturn is stationed direct in Sagittarius?

I know I am. Now that Saturn is moving direct in Sagittarius again, I feel like things can flow again with getting too weird or out there with random crazies. I also feel that things are up to me again, not simply the Universe. As if by consciously putting myself out there in the Universe I can get some results toward my intentions that I can actually bank on. Focus, aim, and inner healing are the theme of the week, not just this Saturn period.

Everyone is feeling more free, so remember to keep your on and off duty boundaries, as the "Be vigilant" card from the Messenger Oracle deck reminds us. It's not our job to guide people through every second of their live and decisions. Sometimes just letting people know we have faith in them is really all that is needed. We have to take care of us first, get our stuff done first, and give from our excess. And the Universe is counting on us to take of our stuff, our mission, this week.

Thursday and Sunday are Master 22 days, so we're going to have cosmic support to get things DONE! Mama Earth (the Mawu card) and the tarot card "the world" remind us this can be an awesome week, nourishing, moving toward blossoming if we can release our fear of getting bitten in the ass or the crazy idea that we can heal everyone else.  These are the patterns we need to free ourselves from, so we feel fully supported and justified in taking care of ourselves.

"The Ghostlands" card from the Enchanted Map deck asks us to stop comparing NOW to the past. We are never really reliving a past pattern, as each moment is a new and different place and time. Our glory days aren't only in the past either, we need to taking Inspired and creative action to make those kinds moments are of our present lives. What you are experiencing nostalgia for are the things that we are being called to bring into our current lives, not from the direct past experience, but from where we're currently at. 

 

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Some crystals to help you focus your energy this week could be:

Malachite (to keep us grounded, inspired action), Sodalite (to help boost our voice as we finish up Merc retro), and Blue Topaz (for helping you tune into the energies coming through).

 

Useful internal work for the week:

Take a real good look at whats working and why that seems to be. We're almost out of Merc retro, only one week and a few days, we're going to be able to solidify plans quickly now. Make sure you're recording what you are doing, making note of how smoothly you can turn some of your eclipse inspirations and opportunities into a regular and positive thing for you.

 

 

Cards drawn for this week:

Mawu: Mother Earth: You are called upon to help with Environmentalism.

Ghostlands

Be Vigilant

The world

Thought of the week

Dream big and take big action. The Universe wants to rise to meet you!

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September Guidance:

This month of integration is going be like a soulful Homecoming. Now that the dust has settled on the big Eclipse action we might be asking what on Earth it all meant, what all that hoopla was about. Well it was more than a simple string of bad luck or chaos. And we've got all September to begin to take part what did happen. And as some of our retrograde go direct over this next month, all those changes we wanted to see happen are going to come to the forefront. Eclipses aren't necessarily about beginning new things, but the second half of Mercury retrograde is. And this is where we currently are. 

All the ideas and inspiration can now begin to to be put into motion. You have all month to play around and find out what works, but what you focus on this week and next week are going to an extra dose of manifestation power!!

 

 

Cards drawn for the month:

AEracura: Blossoming: You are just getting started, have patience with yourself and the process, and don't give up.

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What does this mean for the lightworker Soulpreneur, the biz goddess?

 

This might be a week for:

  • Either moving forward, slow and steady, or finally making some decisions about how to move forward slow and steady.
  • Pay attention to new things seem to be working for you or helping you gain more traction. These are clues as to where we need to invest more time and attention over the coming month.
  • Some Core Desired Feeling or Energetic key work might be good this week, as the past comes up to remind us of the good times. Just remember to not compare the past to now, we are looking how we can weave in some new energies into what we are doing now, that might have served us well in the past.

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Weekly Reading: July 24th, 2017: It’s time to take the hero’s journey!

What's going to fuel your revolution, lightworker?

The next two months is going to be intense, loves. It's time to stop shying away from the harder work, the work that will expand who we are, expand our sense of self, our sense of what we are capable of sustaining and creating. The transitions times, like the eclipse season that will begin this week and mercury retrograde, which is coming up, are going to get us in touch with what we honestly care about....by hook or by crook. Our path is taking us to a formidable mountain in our lives, and we have to embrace the adventure to prevail and grow. 

I know it's thing in the new age community to try and stay out of negative emotions like anger and out rage.  Most believe you should strive to not have those feelings at all. But I am not ones of those people. I believe in the sacredness of our feelings, even the lower vibrational ones. All feelings, even anger, is a sacred piece of guidance being given to us for a reason. I'm not saying it's okay to stay stuck in anger for the rest of your life. But without anger how will be create the momentum needed for big change?

 

I'm not just talking about signing a petition. In order to create large ripples we must first be activate by deep outrage over an issue we care deeply about.  We must first walk in the fire before we can master the fire and bend it to our will. If we don't ever attempt transmutation of that base feeling, we're going to get burned. Too much fire, no outlet. But this goes right along with my theory of what grounding really is. See the livestream for a longer explanation of what I think grounding really means. But we need that fire to find the truth within us, to burn away the blame we might carry, the guilt we punish ourselves with. Once we understand why the fire is burning within us, what really sparked the flame, we begin to make that transmutation, that healing back to center. The up-level of growing soul, one who is learning to carry more and more Divine energies and Truths into the world. 

 

Those initial feelings of anger and outrage fuel our dreams and passion, they fuel our growth. While our revolution in life might ultimately be about love or even more self-love, it begins when witness the suffering someone is going through, perhaps we are putting ourselves through.  This month is going to bring that kind of clarity forward. It's going to put us on the path up, over, or through our personal mountains (obstacles in life, ways we are holding ourselves back). It's time to take the hero (or heroine's) journey. 

As we begin the transition into eclipse season, this week is giving us a boot camp experience in following our bliss no matter what and in using not ideal circumstances to create fuel for the change we are seeking to create for ourselves and the world. Use this time to make your prep list for the real event!  

What do you need in order to make this mountain journey a kick ass event in your life?

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What does this mean for the lightworker Soulpreneur, the biz goddess?

It's going to be worth the work this week to double your self-care and centering practices because this week is the week to begin your journey to deepen your spiritual leadership. Expect Murphy's law to rule, but be grateful when things go smoother than you prepared for.  Don't take this to mean you have to grin and bear the tough stuff. In fact, this week could very well turn out to be a good test run of smoother boss lady procedures to help minimize frustration later this month!! Keep a running list of things that should be up-graded or fine tuned before Merc. retro begins in earnest!!

Keep it light this week with your peeps, serve to set the example that we don't have to take ourselves or our problems so seriously we drive ourselves nuts!!  

Bring the love, loves!!

Cards drawn

Mowa: Mother Earth: You are called upon to help with environmentalism.

The Mountain

See the Signs

Justice and 9 of Swords

Thought of the week

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Weekly Guidance: June 19th, 2017: Merry Solstice!

Merry Solstice and Litha!! 

Here we are at the middle of the year. I barely know what I have been doing all this time, but not in the same sense as in other years. This year I have been so much more present with my time and energy. What began a year ago is coming to a boiling point and I'm beginning to see how things are going to shift up for me as we head toward 2018. If you didn't answer your call before, or thought about it, but never quite got there, then next half of this year things are going to change for you pretty fast. Layer after layer of the things holding you back have been falling away this year. This month is the last super New Moon of the Spring and we can expect even more releasing to occur. 

A lot people have been feeling run down and foggy because of all this deep emotional work that has been going on, sometimes behind the scenes, sometimes very directly. There are numerous accounts this month of life-changing illness and people needing to seek treatment. There have been upheavals in relationships and people coming together. These big releases don't have to feel hard though. If we can face of the facts, not the ego story we might have built up around the issue, but the real facts, we can move more quickly through this period. This is what the tarot reflected this week. We are caught in cages of our design, our stories about what we can or cannot do. The story of lives can define who we think we are, who we strive to be, and how we live through our moments. But it should not be a cage keeping us from living authentically. 

This week, with the sun and moon balanced, we need to seek a practicality in our lives that works on many levels. Neptune and the New moon might serve to bring in some dreams about what that might look like, but maybe it's best for now if we don't specifically spell everything out that we are seeking to manifest. Maybe it's time to do, create inspired action that we might have been putting off, and then see how our lives feel. The new moon falls on a 22 Master day, so  inspired action will be supported!

Feelings of well-being will be boosted for this week, which is a nice switch up from some of the emotional intensity that's been building with things slowly edging into Cancer. As we shift more toward the house of emotions and home life, let your wonder about how you can better support your own well-being, as well sense of home and security. Intuition and soul urges are going to be strong just after Solstice and the New Moon, use them to your advantage. See what tweaks you might need to make to your life approach and foundations.  We want to get as much stability work out of the way, so that when fall's alignments come, we're ready to roll with an expanded sense of vision. As Mary Magdalene, of the Goddess guidance oracle deck, reminds us, we are all going through this final realignment in our own way. Give yourself time and space and give that to others as well. 

The Messenger Oracle deck reminds us to seek our answers within. Soul searching is something is probably going to come naturally this week, with soul's voice loud and clear because of the New Moon. On top of Neptune being in retrograde, I wouldn't let your thoughts wander too far afield. Take some time this week to really ground and get back in your body, so that you can be ready to take inspired action when the idea hits you! Spending time outdoor, in ritual, in a tub or pool can help anchor you into the here and now!

 

Cards drawn

Mary Magdalene- unconditional love

Seek the answers within, listen to your heart

9 wands, King of Pentacles, the World

Moonlight

Thought of the week

Release and open, so you can receive better and new.

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What does this mean for your biz?

Things just seem to come to you. Extend your helping hand with a good foundation in strategy.

This week should be geared toward things like:

  • New leads, new partners, networking, new groups.
  • Finding a new mastermind or group that will help you keep on track, on brand, and on sales targets.
  • Bringing in a new sense of self, leadership, and stronger messaging for this year and into the next.
  • How will these new ideas and inspiration change your 6 mos biz plan?

 

As we look toward what clients might need more focus on, you might find they need help around:

  • How to begin a life up-level.
  • How to be more accountable and take bigger or more strategic action in their lives.
  • How to back to spiritual and personal growth.
  • Finding the right kinds of partnerships.

 

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Weekly Guidance: Feb. 20th, 2017: Drop the drama and learn to fly

weekly guidance: feb 20th 17: Drop the drama and learn to fly
Cards Drawn: Golden Palace, Focus and then act, Justice

Hang on to your hat, lovely Lightwokers! This is a New moon and Eclispe week, the second eclipse of Feb! This is the big eclipse. The first was a small penumbral eclipse, this one coming is a full solar eclipse. While it will only be visible in Africa and South America, the spiritual energy of this event is already starting to influence us!  Elizabeth Peru is calling this Ascension week because of the intense high vibe feel and themes that will be available for us to experience and work with this week.

These high vibration weeks don’t always feel good, we can feel flu-like or even totally caught in drama. So if this week begins to feel a little off, take a look at my post about staying centered in high-vibe times . Astrology is not destiny, and we can shift and heal our present moment at any point. So let’s drop the drama this week and invoke what we need.

If you’ve got the Ascension flu: cuddle up, dress warm, eat well, maybe even detox. This week might be good for more quiet soul-nourishing activities like painting, coloring, journaling, or even binge watching your favorite feel-good movies. Follow inspiration as it comes and rest, rest, rest!

If you are feeling overwhelmed by all the emotions and inspiration: Then this week should be all about grounding for you. Grounding doesn’t mean getting practical or “real”. This week won’t support that kind of thinking. This is about your dreams getting bigger and clearer, so yes, there will be a LOT of things coming through. Find a way to record your hits, this might be a good week to start doing a vlog, if not for your biz, then for yourself. But don’t let those ideas carry you away, record them and come back to center to see what else might there. The question of the week for you might sound like: What is the next small step?

If you are soaring above all the bumps, in sync with soul: Then you are in your sweet spot of being the conscious creator of your happiness, life, and dreams. If you dream it this week, then take the next step NOW, so the ripples of manifestation will rebound to you quickly. Drop the drama (yours and others) and be in flow, lovely Lightworkers!

For me, the guidance coming through this week has been themes I am well familiar with. Between of the dark of winter and the return of a smidgen of light, I’m feeling like I want to bust out of my dark and battened down home. I want to throw open the windows and turn on all the lights and clean every inch of the house….it’s still a bit early for all that, here in Pennsylvania. It won’t get truly warm enough for all that for another month or two. But that is the energy of these Feb. eclipses. It’s going to show you every place in our life and routine where you have boundary issues, control issues, or co-dependence so that you can begin to grow in a different direction. Don’t let the immediate ripples of these realizations trigger you. Note that they happened, understand what you are really seeking to “fix” about your life, and then get curious as to how you can lean a little in that direction!

 

Drop drama and struggle. Invoke what you really need.

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Drop Drama and struggle. Invoke what you really need.

Weekly Guidance: Feb. 16th 2107: Seek Truth above all else

Weekly guidance: Feb. 13th, 2017:

 

As Truth becomes our mantra, the Queen of Pents calls us to use our wisdom and grounding as we enter this period between Eclipses. Either we will be on the ball with the information coming through us at this time or we will behind the ball, in denial, and feeling the pressure and struggle.

For me these changes and reflections seem to be centered on my closest relationships and whether I  have placed my trust wisely. While there might not seem like there are a lot of external actions making things volatile, my mind is active with listening and sensing out where these relationships need more accountability and more trust. Any external chaos at this times seems to support this internal investigation, having you look more closely at where the balance in your relationships really lie. What is happening in the moment might not even be what is really upsetting you. This period brings a deeper stirring of things we might have sensed were wrong or off over time, yet have not had the motivation or inclination to correct. Try not to get caught up in the little ripples that might be happening currently, for what you are seeing and sensing go deeper than these happenings. Whether it’s people relationships or your relationship with work struggle, this is a week to beyond your normal patterns. The energies of this week will allow you to see where things could go if you got out of your own way or you stopped believing and feeding your excuses.

This kind of see-saw, internal view and then external view of your situation, will continue throughout the week. Remember the focus is in making sure you see your relationships how they really are. This isn’t about the blame game or trying to show who cares more. It feels more like a family or relationship internal audit, evaluating how things got to this place and who played what part. It might seem like you or others around are walking on egg shells, but really it’s simply that we are adjusting to seeing things in a new way. That new perspective will either ring true or fall away. To avoid unnecessary stress this, it might be helpful to focus on “I” or “impact” statements. Saying “I feel this way…” or “From my perspective, that feels like…..” will shift a conversation away from blame and more toward balanced discussion. Stick with the bare bones truth, and try to avoid dramatizing the situation!

Eclipse periods are provided twice a year, so that we can continue our path of growth, not to cause unnecessary strife. While I can’t guarantee we can be on a stress diet this week, to help combat some the pressure and chaos, it is a week to sink as deep as we can in our grounding and wisdom. Flying off the handle will not get us anywhere in this already emotionally highly-charged week. Most of the struggle will be internal, so put extra reminders in your calendars or planners for this week that you are the creator of your own reality. You alone can define what comes next, how you will react, and how the Truth either helps or hurts you. Only you can decide how it will affect your life and where you will actually go.

Cards Drawn: Into the Unknown, Seek the Truth, and Queen of Pentacles

My power and joy are based in Truth!

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Weekly Guidance: Oct. 24th: You are the dream

weekly guidance oct 24th harmony

This is not a week to allow our fears to stop us from doing what we know is right. It’s not a time to lay off the gas pedal for any reason. Fear and ego might seem to be throwing up all sort of warning signs and signals, but these are only as powerful as we allow them to be. They are only as meaningful as the meaning we give them. They can either be guidance as where we need to balance our action and mindset or they can be our undoing. It is entirely your choice.

But loves, be clear. Be clear and decisive about your action this week. The Universe is ready to give us what we are willing to embody. And while we are talking about clarity, this week we need to spend the time asking what is going to be right action, what action we will be able to take from our center for the better of us and all.

Guidance echoes through me this, for perhaps myself, but what is for is also for each of us. We are all connected, and what raises one, raises the whole. The Guidance is this:

The dream or vision only as real as you make it.

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Let us walk in our dream this week, not because we are faking it, but because we are ready to BE.

You are ready to be that energy in the world.

7 ways to know if your spiritual practice needs an upgrade

7 ways to know if your spiritual practice needs an upgrade

 

For years my soul sister and I used to banter about what we called the “fall wall”. We had noticed that every fall there seemed to be some kind of life dilemma or challenge that came up..specifically in the fall. Thinking about this last fall and the one coming up, I realized that we had been experiencing the eclipse door that Elizabeth Peru teaches about. This particular eclipse is having us focus on our personal habits and ideas about what we are capable of.

For many sensitivities and Intuitives getting into a personal spiritual practice can be the best thing to help stabilize gifts and begin to gain momentum. So this month I really want to help you, my loves, to evaluate and maybe begin some daily practices to help make the transition into a more powerful and centered life!

Not all daily spiritual practice are equal, nor are they all meant to be a sole focus for long periods of time!

Here 4 things to consider if your spiritual practice might have you feeling a little flat or ungrounded. You might need to change up your daily practices if:

  1. Your practice is not meeting your emotional needs: Thoughts and emotions are, by their very nature, fluid and changeable. We are never coming to our day from the same place we had in the past. A good spiritual practice will be adaptable to meet us from the place we came to Spirit. But if you cannot seem to get to the open and open-hearted space we should be aiming for, then it’s probably time to try something new.
  2. Your practice makes you feel like or believe that you need to be only certain way: A spiritual practice should be adaptable to where you are and what you need. If you have a goal that takes external action (like say building a business), then your practice might need to revolve around boning up on taking lots of small inspired action, it would be like building up your manifestation muscles and habits. If your goal is more of an inward journey, your practices might more revolve around energy cleansings and heart work. The point is that not every practice will be suitable to all the goals you might want to encompass in life. While generally we should aiming for an open-hearted feeling, how we get there and what we need to do to get there, even the time it takes to release something, makes each experience new and personalized to where you are actually coming from that day.
  3. Having a hard time making choices, following guidance, or choosing change: Soul always know what you need to choose, it’s the personal mind in the body gets confused. If you are experiencing hesitation, doubt, or confusion it could very well be that the practice you are doing isn’t giving the grounding you need to bring Soul Wisdom through and into inspired action.
  4. It feels cumbersome and like a lot of work: Spiritual work does not have to be hard work. Nor does it have to be time consuming. Simpler is often better and more effective. Do only that which you need to make the shift you need at that time. Otherwise you run risk of having your practices become more like trappings than tools of substance. There are certain things that everyday you might need, like giving yourself an energy boost or grounding into soul self, but don’t ever think that you need to reach the same emotional state every time, nor spend hours trying make yourself feel only one way.

 

Sometimes it’s not the practice that’s keeping us in rut. Sometimes it’s our own willingness to work with the Earthly guidance we get (aka: our feelings)!

3 ways to tell if you need to sink deeper into your spiritual practices or take it a new level of commitment:

  1. Not satisfying, procrastination, or feeling resistance.
  2. You have guidance and inspiration, but can’t seem to focus or get it out.
  3. You are denying, burying, or avoiding your feelings.

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If you find you or your practices need a bit of a boost, not to worry! We all go through it!

Finding you need to change things up to meet your current needs is not something you need heap self-judgment on yourself over!

Follow your heart, Loves! Allow it to guide you to the practices your Divine self really needs! And keep an eye out for this month’s blog post, as I will be talking more about the practices that are my go-to activities for staying in center!

Do you need to improve your grounding practices?

Do you need to improve your grounding practices?

To be honest, when I start these article series, I don’t usually know exactly where they will lead me. This installment in my series of grounding is really no different. And I think what happens in my creative process is that I am I actually following guidance and then learning how to ground and manifest that guidance.

As I lurk around the internet I hear a lot of talk about how to improve your intuitive or psychic skills, as if they were a tool one could sharpen or a physical exercise you could perfect. I have rarely found this to be the case in my own development. Sure there are things one can do to refine their intuitive process, like figuring out how best to record your hits when you’re getting them and learning to be really really objective about exactly what you got (not just the story or interpretation of it). But the real mastery work comes in mastering the relationship between soul and vessel. And before the fear voice takes hold, I do want to say that this needs to be a holistic and balanced relationship. It’s not about turning off your emotions to be enlightened or denying what you are feeling. Your feelings are every bit a piece of guidance as your intuitive hits are.

Feelings are earth plane intuitive hits rather than Divine Love hits.  They are essential to the grounding process.

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In the last post I mentioned a concept I got from Caroline Myss’ “Anatomy of the Spirit“, below you’ll see my riff on this idea. When Guidance comes to us, it needs to travel through our body, both the physical and the energetic (it’s all one system, right?) in order to manifest. As we ground guidance, each energy point in our body is a gateway through which we test the piece of guidance to see if it’s even an option.

 

 

Grounding guidance through your body

My take on the process of grounding guidance or Divine Love, is this:

  • From Crown to root chakra we go through the process of beginning to believe this potential is within us and that it is possible, even necessary.
  • When the personalized Divine Love is brought into Earth it takes on more concrete energy, and a special kind of energy that will help give it weight and resonance in the physical world.
  • We take this transformed energy back into us, we can begin to see and understand the greater ramifications of giving birth in the physical world to such an idea, vision, or mission.
  • As this seed of destiny passes through each chakra on the way back up to birthing into our world, we begin to embody the energies needed for this task more and more. Each gateway will bring different healings/integrations/attunements to our sense of wholeness with this new version of us.
  • We when guidance is finally birthed in this world we are in a state of grace with the Divine. Clear, calm, fulfilled, but also ready to take on more guidance…perhaps even a bigger vision (because we’ve cleaned and cleared our energies and raised our vibe through the process of birthing guidance).

 

 

But sometimes we get stuck or stall in this process. Looking at the infographic above and thinking of my own guidance that is waiting to see if it will be birthed, I can tell you what at test I am stuck. I need to do more work with my lower chakras, aligning my senses of safety, pleasure, and personal will with my big vision.

Not all guidance will be brought to this world in this way. There are times when guidance enters my system, not to be birthed in and of itself, but to help raise my vibe in a certain way to help the bigger guidance move through my system. It’s like getting Divine course correction. Each attitude, mood, or feeling I am experiencing is then extremely important guidance. My feelings guide me to know what kind of work I should be doing with my energy and mindset in order to birth or manifest my vision or dream. In my example, I have to do a lot of work to release my fears and blocks about becoming overrun with stress and responsibility (becoming so uncentered I need to stop and rest) which are giving my lower chakra some trouble. But, of course, the Universe always has my back, and I can think of some present circumstances that are definitely going to help me work on some of those blocks!

Take a body test with me!

Take ten minutes or so and get into a quiet place. Let your mind and body relax and then evoke the energies of the last real big piece of guidance you got, but seem stuck with. Just sit quietly giving yourself love and observing what is going on your body when you think of this dream or vision you were given.

  • What place in your body are giving you feelings and sensations?
  • What energy centers seems to be growing or shrinking?
  • What fears or hurts come to mind? Where are those feelings located in your body?
  • What parts of your body are tense?

 

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How does grounding work?

how does grounding work

As we are coming into the next part of our grounding series, I want to point out that my ideas about grounding are not average, nor traditional. I would like to this of my ideas as the next step, or advanced grounding. According to most traditional sources grounding is the co-mingling of our energy with the Earth, which help to relieve stress, anxiety, energy overload, and to keep us balanced between Earth and Heavenly energies. If we become too airy, too full of exuberance, thoughts, inspiration, we are told to ground those energies out and maintain balance and equilibrium.

But this isn’t exactly what I’m finding in my own explorations of grounding from a space of embodied soul. I want take a closer look at the mechanics of what seems to be happening from my perspective. My first step is to center. And if you haven’t read anything else by me, you can see my take on centering here.

To sum up it up though, for me centering is allowing Soul back into body, to be in holistically in alignment, so that our natural power, Wisdom, Love, and Presence can flow freely. Infrequently does this happen without some adjustments and energy work. I literally loosen up any dark or slower moving places within me, find the root, love up the root, and with love, raise the vibe in those denser energy places so they mostly in sync with everything else. Looking at what I just said though, it implies I am adding different qualities of love to my being just to steady things out. Centering is what steadies my being out. Not grounding.

Once I’m steadily flowing, then I ground. I take the Divine energies (some I had to consciously apply, others I woke up experiencing), which have now co-mingled with my bodily energies, and I allow it flow to that sweet spot at the center of the Earth. As the energies co-mingle with the Earth energies they begin to take on weight and substance. I experience that a certain quality of energy is added to the mix which allows these energies to acquire a more Earthly form…something that can actually create ripple through our reality. I don’t necessarily know the form it will take, speech, writing, organization. But these energies somehow become more real and part of my reality once they have been Earthed. At this point they come back up in my vessel, ready to be used.

But now hold a minute…

chakras

I didn’t give my energy to Earth, not unless I specifically thought to bless it. When I took energies into Earth, Earth didn’t just strip away the energy or it’s intention. In fact, it seemed to refine it and give it more umph. So…Earth added energy to the mix. This isn’t exactly what tradition explains how grounding should go. While traditional knowledge doesn’t give me much help here, my mind does recall someone else talking about this.

Carolyn Myss, famed New Age healing guru, explained this exact scenario in the “Anatomy of Spirit” as the process of manifesting our Divine Works on the Earthly Plane. In fact, in that book she charts out the course Divine Energy takes through our chakras to become grounded and ultimately manifest!!! Okay, more on that next week, in my future blog of “How to Improve you grounding practices”.

Grounding isn’t just connecting with the Earth, it’s an essential step in the manifestation process. 

Grounding isn't just connecting with the Earth, it's an essential step in the manifestation process. Click To Tweet

This is is HUGE!!

When I add Divine energy to my own, and then ground it, I am manifesting the qualities of love I intuited I needed…the world needed. I am literally grounding my own reality. By extension, every time I center and ground, I am also choosing a new future, a future where I have everything I need.

 

grouding is manifestation: the universe is responding to who you think you are

Trippy, right?

What I do know about these energies, is that we are their host, partners in crime, so to speak. But they are not really personal to us. This is our personal method of tapping into something greater than us. The more each of us ground the energies we need to feel well and whole, the more reality changes, and more of these energies will be available on this plane. The more in oneness we have the ability to become. I’ll make no guess as to how that will exactly be. I’m not even sure it’s healthy to guess at such things. All I really know is that coming into Oneness, grounding these energies, feels good. For the longest time I didn’t think feeling good like that on a daily basis was possible.

Grounding is one of the essential practices of manifesting Heaven on Earth, or at least our own personal Heavens. No external world changes happen without first centering and grounding a high vibe within our personal sphere of influence and reality. For me, the easiest, path of least resistance method, of making all that happen is through feeling. Centering and grounding feels amazing to me, it changes my reality for the better because it leaves me feeling so good I just want to keep doing it.

Let me know in the comments, lovely lightworker:

What feeling states do you need to manifest?

What do you think would feel so good, you wouldn’t want to stop feeling that way?

How would being in that feeling state change your reality?

 

 

What is Grounding?

What is grounding

We’ll be talking all about the practice of Grounding this month. You’re in for a treat because the guidance I received about grounding is not only timely to 2016 end of year but it’s such a twist, so different from what you would expect that it will leave you wondering what you thought you knew before. I’m not here to totally redefine everything you thought you knew about the basics. But I think these deeper dives into how the basics actually work are inspired by all the shifts and waves of awakenings that are happening.

It’s not the practices are changing, but we are called to understand our very nature and intuitive instincts on a much more soul deep level. Soon enough I don’t think it’s going to be enough to get by on what we used to know, the world is changing so fast and so fundamentally with each awakening that we all need to anchor in these new energies as soon as we can. And that my brilliant bright lights, is the very nature of grounding.

Traditional view of grounding: An exercise, usually a form of meditation, that helps one move excess spiritual energy from the body to the Earth to promote a sense of calmness and serenity. Sometimes this is done through other activities like taking a walk, sex, or even eating. 

New Idea around Grounding: Taking in Divine Energies and making them manifest here in the Earth plane.

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Before I sat down and began downloading the guidance around grounding for this month, I still wrestled with the idea of grounding being, essentially, plugging one’s self into Earth and letting energy flow back up and out. Yes, on a very basic level that is what seemed to be happening. Yet my big question was what energy are we actually get rid of and why is there to begin with?

So I poked around in some groups online to see what the consensus was. It seemed like most people’s idea of grounding revolved around ridding ones self of negativity and anxiety and also recharging the system.  

But isn’t that basically cleansing? In most metaphysical books, grounding, centering, and cleansing three entirely separate practices?! Most times in books, authors tell you to ground after doing energy  work, ritual, and so forth because you might have taken in too much energy during your practice. There is this underlying belief here that “too much” energy can make us feel flighty, anxious, and restless. This says nothing about grounding be a cleansing practice. This line of thinking was getting me questions than answers. And what does “too much energy” actually mean?

 

Is grounding only about ridding ourselves of negativity, depression, anxiety, or excess energies?

I don’t think so. 

What is this “too much energy” we all experience that we need these practices for? If we can experience this “too much energy” state after ritual, energy work, or even while we’re in the creative flow, isn’t what we’re talking about Divine energy?

And Divine energy isn’t just a force, like electricity. It’s an intelligent, conscious wave. It’s love and wisdom, and all good things rolled into one…and we can’t have too much of that??? We can certainly have more than we are used to from the baseline of a given day. But can we really have too much Love?? For a person who comes from an energy medicine background, to me, this is like asking can a fish take in too much water! Turns out a fish can’t drown in regular water. I can only drown in water that doesn’t have enough oxygen in it, so when something is off about the H2O mix. Otherwise a fish is good to whatever is going on in the ocean around it, just as we normally do in the oceans of energy we live in.

There is also an underlying belief behind the idea of traditional grounding, which implies that spiritual people should not experience highs or lows. That highs and lows are s not natural in a sense and can even be harmful. This isn’t truth though, this is perfectionism at work. It’s ego thinking, not Divine wisdom. We can’t consistently live from a high or low state, we end up burning out or bottoming out. But certainly our capacity to feel and hold high and low vibes state would ebb and flow, just like everything else in the Universe, right?

 

Are you saying I shouldn’t try to get rid of negativity or feeling bad?

Yes and no. I’m of the the mind that all feelings are sacred messages. Even anxiety and depression. They are naturally occurring things that happen to being of light who have bodies on this plane. These experiences are part of collective, part of our Oneness. I don’t think one should hold onto or give special significance to a random experience of depression or anxiety, sometimes it’s a fleeting thing. It’s when we have cyclical patterns of these feelings, that makes ego stand up and ask the big question “what’s wrong with us?”

That’s ego’s job. It asks the questions that will keep us alive. But all it really is, is an alarm system alerting us there could be a potential threat…could be. We need that alarm system, even if it’s a little overzealous at times. So why are we trying to give it away? Shouldn’t be learning more how to turn the alarm system back to maintenance mode when we realize we aren’t actually dying this very second? You don’t chuck your smoke detector because it goes off after you’ve burned dinner. You simply silence the alarm for the time being. 

But we think all those feels MEAN something really important, and so we hold on them. We poke at them, analyze them to death. But we never seem to get around to simply turning the ringer off or adjusting the alarm sensitivity. I think we do what we do because we don’t like how depression and anxiety feel, and that we’re just trying to stabilize, so I’m certainly not picking on anyone. But what would happen if we learned more about how to work that alarm system?

 

So why was grounding so important and what is it exactly??

Most times when we are using a recorded meditation all these practices we’re talking about are all combined into one easy to use tool, the recording itself.  We’re flowing from one practice to the other without really thinking about it. Most modern meditations will use relaxation and opening to the light to center and clear. Centering and Cleansing are what really help us through negativity and anxiety. When we come to center, hear and feel soul and it’s guidance, be in that love state, then fear-base thinking evaporates. And once we have clarity, from centering, about what feelings and energies are actually our own, we can effectively do our cord cuttings and white light love purges of things we might have picked up and held on to but weren’t authentic to us.

Through centering and cleansing we get tapping into on the wisdom and love of Guidance, Soul, Guides, Higher self, Truth the Universe, Divinity…however you think of it.

And guidance can’t live only within our brains and energy fields forever.

Guidance’s ultimate destiny is to be shared. If we don’t embrace it, it moves on to someone who is ready to act and move with it or we are stuck in a repeating pattern till we embrace it.

And in order to be shared, in needs to come through our system and enter the Earth plane…it needs to be grounded. WE don’t need to be grounded Earth, we are of Earth, already within it’s energies. The Divine Guidance needs to be rooted and anchored into this physical world. It needs to be made manifest, to be turned into something “real”. This isn’t always done through meditation, sometimes the only real way to ground that energy is to take inspired action.

grounding through inspired action

 

To bring this back down the practical, my loves…

What it it that is dying to come out of when we get into center?

What ideas and inspiration keep coming back to you when you center?

What will you ground into the Earth plane i order to make a little Heaven on Earth?

 

Declare it in the comments below and so it will be, dearest souls!!

 

Don’t forget this article is just part of a series on Grounding! You can find the rest of the series, “How does grounding work?” here and “Do you need improve your grounding practice?”, here.

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