By Loni Wise Reiki Master
It's been a rough couple of weeks out in the world and I am noticing it directly effecting my own heart moment to moment. Aside from learning to neutralize my own physical pain in order to see the energetic and emotional causes, there is an even larger opportunity now to see the world’s pain and neutralize it within my own aching heart. Now this may sound like something crazy where you would have to quit your life to roam around supporting or protesting for these things you believe in, however you can shift the energy exactly where you are and be the difference you wish to see in the world. July’s new moon on the 4th, brought out the light that will assist the flow beyond the shadow but not without a true opening of the heart. We are being challenged by these difficulties in a worldly fashion to ignite the powers within ourselves to overcome with light and love. In some ways the world is working through her own karmic flush and as her inhabitants we are facing the same energetic opportunity to assist her by cleansing also.
The actions coming forth in the world are heartbreaking on so many levels, and those of you who are empathically sensitive are getting some of the worst of it. The challenge these last few weeks is to feel the division of humanity, while seeing that what the “fighting” is for, all carries a similar thread. When emotional tensions are high there will be a lot of reacting to things and arguing about the small details and not seeing the big picture. On a heart level you can shift the perspective of the world by taking action to be the light with those around you. If you are going to bring the heightened energies around you to a neutral flow you must understand that neutrality is not withdrawing from it and it is not condoning one action(s) over another. Neutrality within your heart is seeing it from the middle of the spectrum and separating the pain from the relaxation in order for you to truly see the energy beyond the emotion hook. It doesn’t mean you don’t take part or feel it emotionally but you can see what is underneath the emotional flow and begin to see how you are attached to your own stories, opinions, your need to be heard and acknowledged and then, create that validation for yourself. It is like putting the pain in a clear jar and observing it until you can see the power you give it. Once you see that, you can reclaim the truth of it and in turn, neutralize it.
Of course, none of this is possible without a true opening of the heart, for it is within the heart that you connect to your worldly brothers and sisters. Entering the full moon of last week fell on the day the US celebrates independence and it felt as if this became yet another beginning for the year. All of the booms throughout the day and night shaking loose energies you’ve carried for a long time. This clearing of the excess energy is a great offering to open deeper into the heart and into yourself. Your heart holds a secret of the Divine Light (Universe, God, Highest Light, whatever it is to you), and the brilliance of it is that it doesn’t have to be kept from yourself or others. Your heart is a vast space within you that holds the gambit of emotions, which offer passion and love to experience, it offers the deepest knowing and intuitive energies, it offers the experience of pain, loss, forgiveness and can heal from betrayal, and most importantly it offers a space to feel moment to moment. The heart allows you to break down barriers of fear, hate, persuasion, and duality. This space of your heart is the key to pushing out the shadow with light but it has to come from your decision to open it, see it and truly live from your heart.
This karmic flush throughout the world seems to be challenging humans to embrace their own weaknesses and fragility and learn how to build strength from it. You are being asked to stay on course with your spiritual practices, to embody the light and let it move you in a way that dissolves the shadowy chords and connections of your past existence. Of course, you are the only one who can choose this path and it is not always going to be lined with glitter and unicorn farts. There will be moments when you want to stop or give up, and maybe those moments have already come, however if you can choose to put one foot in front of the other and step more deeply into your heart and purpose you will continue the vibration of healing out in the world. Choose your deepest inner expansion and be open to allowing it to move through as needed. You are of the shadow and light and finding balance may be your purpose today. Much Love.