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More About Manifestation

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Manifestation is important because it teaches about how we perceive and live life. When we focus on a heart felt desire, we invoke the universe and the inner self.

  1. Everyone is already manifesting the material of their consciousness  through their experience of “reality.” We are limited by our perceptions and beliefs about life as well as the people in our lives; however, it’s possible to transcend those limits and create big, happy visions. Basically, this involves awakening and rewriting our inner script of beliefs, thoughts, and emotions. When we rewrite our perception of reality, it changes.
  2. Everyone wants financial prosperity, loving relationships, a healthy body, and a deep spiritual connection that provides accurate answers. Meditation and visualization can lead us to the right steps, and the practice completes much of the work on the invisible plane. (In other words, an occurrence or dream takes place much more quickly. We find the right job quickly instead of applying for ten. We visualize meeting the right people, and they appear.)
  3. Action is more effective when accompanied by meditation and visualization. It also requires less effort. Athletes and millionaires use these techniques of visualizing their desired reality in detail. The alteration in overall energy is even more profound when the visualization is prompted by a desire for connection with the inner self. Both practices create results, but universal connection alters everything in our lives.
  4. We meet our resistance within our self. We discover an opposite self, who doesn’t want the manifestation, takes steps in the opposite way, and wants to stay the same. We rewrite the “program” or pattern through visualization, observation, and learning to think and feel new thoughts and emotions. (We also learn to change our personal identity from the person who can’t to one who can.)
  5. Life becomes more exciting through these discoveries. As we learn to change lower patterns into patterns of success, we become enthusiastic about life. We naturally make small adjustments such as altering traffic, wishing good things for others, or seeing more beauty in life. (This changes our world—and the world around us.)
  6. Our vision of our reality and the world changes. We begin to understand how our ‘reality” responds to our thoughts and emotions. We also learn how to change our perception of life because we understand the seeing the “goodness” is part of what brings it into our lives.
  7. We naturally live on a higher vibration as a result of participating in manifestation. We begin to see problems as areas of life, which require a higher frequency, meditation, or inspired action. We also begin to “know” that other people are doing the same thing. It’s how we meet our True Self through meditation–and connect with others who align with the universe in the same beautiful way.

Julia Griffin, intuitive healer and owner of One True Self, began her work fifteen years ago under the tutelage of real wolves. Following their direction, Julia sees and reads energy, including animals, plants, and people. She works with people in session to find their resonance with the soul, clearing patterns and creating alignment with their inner path.

 

Finding More Love

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Everyone wants more love. When you connect with the love “frequency”, you receive more of it. When you think about awakening, you automatically connect with energetic waves, which give the feeling of love. When you open your heart, you receive more light and love from the universe.

It’s interesting to realize how the placement of consciousness affects your experience. For example, when you think about light, you receive love. When you love yourself, it alters the flow of particles in your body and energy field. When you send love (pink light), it can alter relationships and bring healing. (Obviously, this type of work involves sincere feelings.)

  1. The ultimate source of light and love is the universe. It comes through meditation and contemplation—and by listening to the inner self. (You know when you find it because everything feels bright, beautiful, and still.)
  2. Finding universal love changes our perception of life. It reveals the inner self. You see, the inner self often differs from “who” you think you are. This part of the self feels life with a multiplicity of sensations. It speaks through intuition to lead you on your path.
  3. Finding the inner self means embarking on a passage of self-love. This involves boundaries, insights, loving the darkness within the self, and a willingness to see the truth. It also brings more love, compassion, and empathy. It’s a journey—not an immediate answer.
  4. The heart speaks more loudly as you step into love. It whispers about what you truly love, and it tells you about hurt and pain, which are sometimes hidden beneath the surface. You also become more vulnerable, and this means becoming brave.
  5. As you step into vulnerability, you begin to see how universal love heals. You can send light or love to others. You can hold a vision of healing for the world. You can send love, comfort, and compassion. You want to see abundance and success for others.
  6. Love teaches you about change, which may mean changing yourself. Perhaps, you learn to love your body or your life. Maybe, you speak more kindly or see the underlying light in everything. It leads to a shift into a higher state of being.
  7. As you learn more about love, you accept the human state of duality. You know the state of love shifts from one duality into another. Life provides the opportunity to shift sadness into happiness or loneliness to love, but you learn to rely on the beauty of your heart to bring you back into center–where the universe awaits.

NOTE: Everyone has moments of “not” feeling love. This can be useful if you are willing to see these dark places and moments as points, which offer the potential for change and growth. (Accept this as the part of you that longs for change, and send light to the feelings. Assume you have the ability to change the circumstances, thoughts, and feelings, which are associated with this state.)

 

Julia Griffin, Intuitive Healer and Coach

 

 

 

 

Julia Griffin, intuitive healer and owner of One True Self, began her work fifteen years ago under the tutelage of real wolves. Following their direction, Julia sees and reads energy, including animals, plants and people. She works with people in session to find their resonance with the soul, clearing patterns and alignment with their inner path.

 

Creating a New “You”

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With this year’s energy, we’ll experience duality as a series of beginnings and endings, peace and upheaval, and insight and confusion. Experiencing polarity is part of inner growth, and it’s also part of learning about the inner self. (If we understand our experience is part of a change that will feel exaggerated for a few days or weeks, it’s easier to stay centered.)

  1. Staying centered and regulating emotion is part of moving into a higher reality. It’s impossible not to “feel” lower thoughts and emotions, but it’s also possible to observe them. When we observe them, they stop. From this place of consciousness, we can “see” or visualize what we want to experience. (Feelings and thoughts often come from others. When we are neutral, we can’t “feel” them.)
  2. Focus on the “opposite” to experience a different state of being. Focus on memories of feeling energized when tired. See yourself as strong when you feel weak. Notice how the placement of consciousness affects the flow of events. A higher placement of consciousness calls in happier, more uplifting events. (It doesn’t happen instantly. Stay with the work.)
  3. Meditation connects us into the universal flow. Everything changes in this place because it is the limitless source of love and light. The invisible world is far more powerful than the visible one.
  4. It’s important to focus on our dreams–the sensation of a bigger, better life—and the expansion of life. If we notice blocks and limitations, we can change them. Without the dream of expansion, we don’t move through limitations. (We often accept them as our comfort zone.) Take the time to visualize each day.
  5. Resolve to build positive practices such as meditation and physical exercise on a daily basis, but don’t make it static. If our rules are too harsh, we move into ego and never float into the territory of the soul. It’s helpful to think of practices as supporting our lives and bringing in more joy and energy. Find a beautiful flow with your practice. (Once, I altered my schedule completely by making it the opposite of what I “thought” I wanted. It created an incredible flow, so stay flexible.)

The energy invites us to apply our knowledge about awakening and the inner self into “real” life while releasing what holds us back. It’s about creating life in a whole, new way. It’s transformation on a higher level.

 

 

 

Julia Griffin, Intuitive Healer and Coach

 

Julia Griffin, intuitive healer and owner of One True Self, began her work fifteen years ago under the tutelage of real wolves. Following their direction, Julia sees and reads energy, including animals, plants and people. She works with people in session to find their resonance with the soul, clearing patterns and alignment with their inner path.

 

 

 

7 Signs of Spiritual Growth

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1) You feel the universe. From time to time, you experience a wave of peace, love, or light. You may also receive an answer, which resounds with your inner knowing or feel a subtle response from the heart space.

2) You receive and give more easily. You open to new experiences and gifts from the universe, which may come as prosperity, love, or in another form. You feel more loving and generous. You take advantage of the right times to give–and do it generously.

3) Your inner vision improves. You feel or “see” energy. You’re drawn to others by their light and the goodness of their heart. You use the feeling of energy to navigate through more of life.

4) You begin to see what makes your energy expand or contract. In other words, you know what activities, people, or things (like food or places) increase your energy. You make more choices based on energy and less on preferences such as appearance or popularity.

5) Occasionally, you simply know how a stranger feels without thinking about it. You feel compassionate and wish the best for them. (Compassion and intuition come from the heart.)

6) Your boundaries become stronger or change altogether as your world view alters. Speaking from the heart about your needs, desires, and feelings is part of spiritual growth. It involves speaking about your true feelings–and how you deal with the energy in your world.

7) You accept the “unknown” factor, the mysterious element of the universe. You realize meditation leads to a deeper connection, which leads to the expression of your inner gifts. It’s impossible to know exactly what will happen or when–but it’s okay. You’ve learned to trust in the beauty and wisdom of the universe.

 

Julia Griffin, Intutiive Healer and Coach

Julia Griffin, intuitive healer and owner of One True Self, began her work fifteen years ago under the tutelage of real wolves. Following their direction, Julia sees and reads energy, including animals, plants and people. She works with people in session to find their resonance with the soul, clearing patterns and alignment with their inner path.

 

 

7 Signs of Spiritual Growth

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1) You feel the universe. From time to time, you experience a wave of peace, love, or light. You may also receive an answer, which resounds with your inner knowing or feel a subtle response from the heart space.

2) You receive and give more easily. You open to new experiences and gifts from the universe, which may come as prosperity, love, or in another form. You feel more loving and generous. You take advantage of the right times to give–and do it generously.

3) Your inner vision improves. You feel or “see” energy. You’re drawn to others by their light and the goodness of their heart. You use the feeling of energy to navigate through more of life.

4) You begin to see what makes your energy expand or contract. In other words, you know what activities, people, or things (like food or places) increase your energy. You make more choices based on energy and less on preferences such as appearance or popularity.

5) Occasionally, you simply know how a stranger feels without thinking about it. You feel compassionate and wish the best for them. (Compassion and intuition come from the heart.)

6) Your boundaries become stronger or change altogether as your world view alters. Speaking from the heart about your needs, desires, and feelings is part of spiritual growth. It involves speaking about your true feelings–and how you deal with the energy in your world.

7) You accept the “unknown” factor, the mysterious element of the universe. You realize meditation leads to a deeper connection, which leads to the expression of your inner gifts. It’s impossible to know exactly what will happen or when–but it’s okay. You’ve learned to trust in the beauty and wisdom of the universe.

 

Julia Griffin, Intutiive Healer and Coach

Julia Griffin, intuitive healer and owner of One True Self, began her work fifteen years ago under the tutelage of real wolves. Following their direction, Julia sees and reads energy, including animals, plants and people. She works with people in session to find their resonance with the soul, clearing patterns and alignment with their inner path.

 

 

Manifestation: Universal Law

As above, so below is a universal law. In manifestation, the seeker begins with a connection to the cosmos or light and then envisions a desire. As the connection develops, the inner light  or intuition becomes apparent — new feelings or sensations lead us toward higher consciousness.  

 As we learn to see life through the lens of the heart, our desires are subtly shaped by the insight of the soul. A desire for love and happiness may require hours of visualization — or a career shift can take hours of research and self-reflection.  We may gain insight into personal neediness or demands, while wishing for kindness from others. Over time, we alter ourselves and our inner vision.  

 The self alters in the quest of any desire. The first shift comes with  openness to universal consciousness. We actually send our desire “up” through a higher frequency, which brings illumination to the initial request. The light flows into the “wish” and into our consciousness, and as the heart opens to light, life changes.

The second shift involves perception of life.  By focusing on the new positive vision, we see life from a different angle. For example, the victim mode involves thinking or feeling that someone is the cause of our problems (and this may partially be true.) Nevertheless, it’s better to ask how we block or sabotage our desires. The attachment of the ego or the lower personality diminishes through meditation and inner understanding, as the seeker grasps the reason for the desire and the sabotage simultaneously. Past emotional and mental residue, such as memory or prejudice,  dissipates through the steady practice of spiritual connection and visualization.

A strong desire contains both the passion of the heart and the resistance of fear. As resistance clears, the desire moves toward fulfillment. Over time, the fulfillment of the desire comes – or something better than the original dream – but usually the real gift is the change in consciousness. We learn to commune with the inner (intuition) and outer (spiritual) light.  As we learn to maintain this frequency, our energy field impacts “reality” and everything around us changes.

From above, we gather light insight by moving attention toward high consciousness.  As higher consciousness answers, we see life differently and change our perception. Below refers to our  personal reality — and as we move forward, the higher frequency of the new reality filters into our energy field. The realized desire brings a positive change in consciousness, which affects the life forms and people around us.

 

Astrological Update

 

 

 

Note: The stars always support soul work. In alchemy, we look at the stars and planets to derive the best form of action/inaction at a particular time.

Uranus, the impulsive planet of spiritual change in fiery Aries, implies this year is the time of substantial change. It’s time to dream big by writing down our desires. The placement encourages realization of our wildest, best dreams.

For the next four days, the stars support all efforts at manifestation. Then, Mars swings into retrograde, slowing everything down until April 13 — giving needed time for our thoughts and dreams to incubate until spring comes again.

The pace of life slows on January 23 — the frantic pace ceases. The next three months give time to rework plans, rethink our lives and dream up big plans. (Make plans now so that the universe can help with manifestation.) The placement of many planets in earth signs supports “slow down, rest and think” mentality.

 

The Plan

 

Planets, when clustered in earth, show preferential patterns of activity and thought. We easily take advantage of their energy by creating a plan that is in alignment with their energy. Read through the descriptions of planetary influence to decide how you want to apply the energy in your life.

Organization, discernment and productive habits in the physical world are encouraged by the planets for the next few months. Jupiter in Taurus brings the possibility of increased prosperity and balance in the material world. Earth signs represent the passive, feminine and receptive side of human nature. So, it’s good time to explore “receiving” by asking: how can we open more to the universe’s gifts, the overall goodness in life?

Mercury rules communications, and Pluto symbolizes mass consciousness. Both planets sit in Capricorn — which rules logical thought, reasoning and order. (Capricorn can also increase the tendency for sharp or cold words — so try for compassionate communications for the next few weeks.)

Mars in Virgo concerns discernment — the lesson of deciding exactly what we want and how we want it to experience it. This position also encourages letting go of critical thoughts about the self or others. When Mars turns retrograde, it’s important to work with our daily physical reality, such as the perfect schedule or refining organizational skills.

Rest and Enjoy

 

Venus in the sign of Pisces is a blessing — this is her exalted sign. We can feel the expansiveness of beauty and love easily, by focusing and asking for the inner state. Venus in Pisces can also be confusing — we’re not always sure of our direction or who we really love. So wait a few moments before making choices and enjoy the loveliness of this time.

Neptune also sits in Pisces, bringing beauty through spiritual realization, confused emotions and heightened or even mystical inspiration. With Venus and Neptune joined in Pisces, this time supports painting, writing and creative work, such as healing. 

Life moves more quietly and contemplatively for the next sixteen weeks. Explore the down time by resting and learning more about the passive/receptive side of the self.  Enjoy the beauty and wonder of the journey. Take time to commune with the trees and the stars.


The Eye of the Storm

After passing through the end of the Mayan calendar, dark astrological predictions and prophecy with bleak portent, we caress the concept of light through dates like 11-11-11. The internet turns ripe with speculation, bearing rumors of days that bestow enlightenment, with hope of a great dispensation—salvation from travail on earth. In truth, numeric sequences and astrological configurations only offer energetic frequencies as potentiality.

Kali Yuga–which is the last of four periods of time in Hindu religion, referring to a time of great darkness when people are as far removed from God (source-consciousness) as possible–approaches its end. The New Age is also referred to as the “apocalypse”, defined as the lifting of the veil and revelation of the hidden truth. It’s a real possibility that the corner has been turned; yet, we continue to wait for illumination, as a respite from chaos, the upheaval of the Shift of the Ages.

Wild weather rages through the world with tsunamis, droughts and snowstorms. Outer structures crumble, while finances teeter on a dangerous roller coaster ride. New science discovers the value of intention, including the reprogramming of the DNA through positive affirmation, emotion and action. Princeton’s Global Consciousness Experiment monitors global consciousness, proving that group emotions make a measurable impact on the world. “Everything is energy” is the catch phrase of the new century, but the desired enlightenment is often illusive.

We can seek shelter in the storm of polarities, the riot of energy experienced as part of the coursing change, through the simple tenets of hermetic law. By abiding in the safe habitat of these laws, the final product offers “centering”, the practice of balanced thought, spirituality, emotion and body. The spectacle of centering is actually the desired result of all alchemy, represented in the marriage of opposites. Sacred geometry presents the concept of centering through figures such as the dodecahedron and the stellated dodecahedron, which are also depicted in Kabala as the “Tree of Life.”

 

Shift of the Ages

The current changes of light and earth frequency emphasize the necessity of centered thought and action. Knowledge of the “storm of the shift” brings insight to accelerate understanding of personal and global challenges.

Acknowledgement of the need for centering is important, but comprehension of “The Turning of the Ages” is required for perception of the implications and inherent possibilities, as conferred by a given point in time and space.

“The Turning of the Ages” is loosely defined as the movement of the sun through all of the astrological signs, as a completion of a twenty-six thousand year earth cycle. The sun moves through an astrological sign in about 2,160 years, comprising an “Age.” The turning of the ages bestows additional light for the evolution of the soul. (It’s important to keep in mind that self-mastery is key to soul evolution.)

In each Age, an element predominates and influences mass consciousness, including icons and symbols. The last Age, the Piscean Age, was symbolized by the element water and two fishes swimming in opposite directions. (Previous ages include the ram or Aries during the time of Moses and the bull or Taurus during the Egyptian reigns.)

The Aquarian Age is governed by an air sign, ruled by Uranus, which influences the quantum field or akasha. (Aquarius is symbolized by a man pouring water into the air or akasha, and the highest emanation of water/emotion is love. The akasha is ruled by Uranus.) It’s interesting to note the influences of the Aquarian age or the movement toward the Quantum Field or the akasha. Man or Woman is composed of four bodies: spirit and mind (fire + air=electrical) and emotions and body (water + earth=magnetic), thus we are electro-magnetic beings on an alchemical basis.

The akasha is the substance that links each of us on a psychic basis, operating as a long distance telephone for our thoughts and emotions. (Thus, a person receives your true feelings, regardless of words or expressions. As the akashic element strengthens, the likelihood of transmitting one’s true emotions or thoughts is heightened.) The akashic field also links us to higher emotions, such as love, joy and gratitude. The fifth sense, or intuition, is regulated to the Field or the akaska. The element of the akasha unifies — it is literally the experience of the One in the All.

The change in earth frequency/consciousness has been referred to as the crystalline grid. A grid acts as a planetary blueprint for the organization for all the structures of life. It distributes and aligns the elementary components, including life force and the planetary frequency spectrum. Some speak of the geometric structure as the stellated dodecahedron or Christ grid. They tell us that the Stellated Dodecahedron is about adding conscious awareness — impeccability, self-responsibility, and integrity — as a means to the open heart to create Christ Consciousness realization.

The properties of a crystal include amplification of the reception and projection of frequencies or waves. If we consider the earth’s structure as taking on a more crystalline formation, then it’s easy to speculate that the population’s inner communication (inner dialog) is broadcast at a higher, more rapid frequency. In the past, radios operated on crystals, and the extension of the antenna determined the band of reception. As an analogy, the inner state acts as an antenna, dictating the broadcast received by the senses.

Earth scientist, Greg Braden, identifies the shift of the ages as associated with the loss of magnetism and/or possible polar shift. According to Braden, the earth pulses in a Base Resonant Frequency, which is the heart beat of Earth. It has increased in frequency from 7.8 cycles per second in 1958 (Schumann Frequency) to approximately 9 cycles per second in 1996, with a projection of 13 cycles per second at the time of the actual shift of the ages. This increased frequency also affects the pulse of the physical body.

Metaphysically, magnetism refers to emotion and sensation (water and earth elements) in the human body. If the heart frequency of the earth and population rise, then perhaps we will shed the lower emotions and sensations, which are commonly experienced in life as separation and suffering. When unity consciousness is achieved, even momentarily, there is only perfection and light.

 

Centering

Unity consciousness is the sensation of experiencing “reality” as an individual in union with the “all.” Alchemically known as the realization of First Matter, it is a glimpse of the underlying fabric of the universe through an open heart chakra. Centering is part of this experience, but the practice has many applications, which exist in many philosophical systems –ranging from Hindu, Tibetan and Chinese physical/meditative practices to those described in Hermetics.

At its height, the practice aspires to the achievement of alchemical balance within the chakras and/or elements of the body—and the more esoteric details are revealed through symbolism. Regardless of the system or complexity of practice, centering refers to the balancing of the elements—fire, air, water, earth and akasha, of the human form (including meridians and chakras.) The value of centering lies in the cultivation of a higher state, so that the seeker is lifted above momentary problems and sights the divine order of the universe.

Whenever the true order of the universe reveals itself, order is regulated in the material world. Whether through a feeling of calm, composure in the mind, vitality of the physical body, or inspirational movement of the soul, centering offers a different perspective of the world. It lifts us above our troubles and into the safe hands of the divine, where all good abides.

Centering begins in the heart by seeking a spiritual connection with the Divine. It is most effective when the seeker concentrates on the heart area by breathing in and out, while imagining balance between the upper and lower three chakras. The practice of similar exercises develops awareness of the inner truth of the heart chakra. The heart becomes the guidepost, and the axiom states, “As a man thinketh in his heart, so he is.”

The concept behind the meditation is detecting the directive of the heart space at all times. This state comes through continually living in a state of prayer, which leads toward love. A state of love, or high frequency state, is needed to transcend the illusion of separation. The illusion of separation relates to the concept of suffering—and only connection with divine can supersede this human condition or provide protection from storms in the inner or outer world.

 

Practical Notes and Tips

Many forms of centering are mentioned extensively in spiritual teachings. The simplest exercises consist breathing in light; breathing in pain and breathing out light; imagining a state of centeredness between the planet and the heights of the universe; and observation of the self.

– The shift of the ages brings a great dispensation of light; however, the new energies can be disconcerting—often causing imbalance from the influx of new energy. It’s helpful to realize that the emotional states and thoughts may last for a few days or weeks. One of the lessons on the soul journey is discarding preferences—just because we feel one way on one day doesn’t mean that we won’t feel differently on the following day. Work for acceptance of both states and remember — in the big picture, we live in an exciting time.

– Metaphysics theorizes that all problems result from vibrating at a lower frequency. Through identification with a problem, we typically “think” or review the problem at regular intervals. This process is known as resonance. Answers to difficult problems are rarely found in the logical mind, so it’s helpful to work for a “jump” or leap in consciousness.

– Staying with a meditation practice can be a life saver, and the endorphins generated by exercise help incredibly. These two practices balance mind, body and emotion.

– Energy from other people can impact your field. As consciousness grows, many people discover that they “feel” the person next door or read the thoughts of a co-worker on a psychic level. Intuitive readers are emphatically aware of the presence of “other people” when reading the field of an individual. For example, everyone has experienced a sudden emotional plummet when visiting with an unhappy person. Our energy fields over-lap and affect one another, particularly when encountering truth about world conspiracy or earth changes. (Global Conciousness)

– Observation is one key in the shift. Observe phone calls, trips, errands and note energy level before and after encounters. Change communication accordingly. Ask often to be cleared from other people’s energy or mass consciousness, particularly after visits or interaction with media, such as television or even you tube.

– Physicist Werner Heisenberg postulated that observation causes an electron to exist. It doesn’t exist prior to observation or measurement. He stated, “Atoms form a world of potentiality or possibility rather than one of things or facts.”(Werner Heisenberg) Stay focused on your personal, positive vision of the world, and don’t allow the media’s take on world events to rock your inner world.

– The identification of any troubled state as part of our personal consciousness can be freeing. Whether or not we actively participate, some part of our psyche is attached to the overall scheme of events. Often, the best solution lies in patience. Clear guidance can come from objective observation, acceptance of a state and meditative awareness.

Ultimately, human beings, who quest for enlightenment, work for the accomplishment of balance in the physical and spiritual worlds. Mastery is earned through work. When in a centered state, we no longer move between the illusory and real, for it is possible to perceive the fabric of the invisible spiritual world, as well as its direction. We are also open to the voice of the higher self, which directs our motions and advises us well. It is in this state of consciousness that we perceive the beauty and flaws of the physical world with compassion and gratitude, so that love and light meet with us, as companions on the path of enlightenment.