By Loni Wise Reiki Master
It was a week to recognize, to face, and to accept that sometimes fears can have a kung-fu, death grip on us. It is in recognizing these fears through a surge of anger or frustration, which we are given an opportunity to really see where our growth can happen. The willingness to face this anger, frustration, or emotional existence within, will give us the space to lift them off of the fear and let some light in and really see what we are made of. The acceptance is all about taking ownership of why the fear is there to begin with, looking at it and deciding with our full self, if it stays or goes. With the New Moon/Supermoon last week on the 7th, there were great openings for new beginnings through the release of the anger and fear. Calling to us to use the tools and gifts that are arising within us to grow and expand yet one more time.
Sometimes the tools that are chosen to support your expansion are from the earth, such as crystals or stones. Last week was very clearly calling for the use of amethyst. Amethyst is a healing stone that has been revered for centuries by many different cultures, for its healing properties that aid in connecting to clear and intuitive energy through the brow/3rd eye and crown Chakras. Last week you might have called on amethyst to help release your attachment to fear in order to set yourself free to move forward. Amethyst is a stone that is very easy to work with and has lasting healing effects. It can assist you with anything you wish to cleanse from your system physically, mentally, or spiritually. With respect to fear, it is a beautiful stone to prevent the moments of self-deception that can happen when you are releasing the anger. You might find that your ego works to keep you deeply attached to the fear through your anger, by creating the uncomfortable energy of fighting to hold on, and fighting to let go. To use amethyst you can hold it as you meditate, place a stone under your pillow at night to clear your mind, set it out on your work or home space to promote positivity, clarity and a cleansed space.
Thursday was a new moon for new beginnings (and a brilliant time to set out any stones you had to recharge). It was also a supermoon which means that the orbit of the new moon was closer to the earth than a regular moon. As the week was building up to this new moon, it may have brought to light different aspects of how you see yourself. There was a sense of working toward finding your light and purpose and being able to see what it means to clearly embrace that energy. This is a tough one for many, since in the absence of fear, there is nothing to stop the forward flow into your next level of existence, which can be scary also. It is a great time to see how you choose to be, when the road is wide open in front of you, with all possibilities awaiting.
Maybe it felt like a time to allow some story from the past to complete itself. In a time of great inner change many of you are awakening to some sense of “enlightenment”. Throughout this process you many have found that the energy of the old story is no longer true for you and it allowed a smooth transitional flow through its passing so you were able to enjoy new freedoms. If you felt like the passing story was more of a challenge and you are still working through the last of it, be sure to allow yourself the time to feel the release. It is so important to honour and celebrate the darkness as it leaves, and this is done in order to welcome in the light that sparks or ignites you. When you are on fire with passion and purpose, you burn so bright that your light becomes undeniable.
The weekend proved to be a time to clear the air of words. You may have found yourself driven to speak your truth to embrace your own freedom. When you find that the unspoken words are holding you hostage, get clear and release the pressure that builds up behind the words so that they don’t come out larger than you intended. Create a safe place to open your communication center through speaking, singing or writing. After, if you find that the space around you feels heavy bring out your amethyst stones and place them nearby to help clear out the residual shadows.
Remember, YOU are the LIGHT and you know what to do when these challenges come up. Offer yourself as an inspiration to the world you live in by being the one and only YOU!