Archive for aligning with nature

Nature: Time of a Feminine Age

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According to the indigenous grandmothers, we are moving into a different time of new beginnings when everything will work in a new way. Feminine energy will preside in this new era, replacing many aspects of the masculine, which required constant action and “push” in the physical world. It emphasizes “feeling” the way into right action as opposed to the old mantra of “just do it”.
Indigenous cultures were based on feminine principles and involved connection with the earth. (Simple exercises such as meditating while focusing on a landscape or tree were used to bring in a desire.) There is a strong focus on sensation and emotion, including the necessity of “knowing” if a step resonated with the heart, particularly when taking an action.
I learned about this method from wolves. They often spent an entire day focusing on a desire until it took form, or an opportunity occurred. (It works well for humans, too.) The earth supports putting thoughts in creative form. It’s an ancient, beautiful way of being, which is likely genetically encoded. It’s a state of oneness with the earth and sky. Beyond this, it’s a slower way of being that involves time spent looking at trees and skies while learning to love what is within us—or as the Native Americans call it, “walking like a living prayer.”
Part of the motion into the feminine comes from the placement of 7 of the 10 planets (astrology includes the moon) are placed in earth and water signs, which are feminine. Stillness, connection with nature, and meditative states are associated with indigenous cultures. By lifting our minds and emotions to a specific frequency, we heighten the likelihood of manifesting a desire. The desired result is harmonious and uplifting.
Personal Lessons from Nature the Current Time
1) I don’t need to travel into the world — or to do as much as I thought.  (I’m also happier this way, and I have more time for walks and higher thoughts.)
2) I can buy most of what I need on the internet. Without driving or flying, we help the earth.  (Staying home made a huge difference in the natural world in only a few weeks.)
3) The natural world is slower and more beautiful than I remembered (before the shut-down.)
4) I can’t see my friends or family, but I can send love and light to them every day. It’s a wonderful practice that I plan to continue.
5) Without diversions, I am much happier and focused. Nature is showing us a new way of life.
Here are a few, simple ways of tapping into the feminine.
1) Think of the generous aspects of nature and the universe. See the universal energies as a force that wants to fulfill your desires. Reflect on the good parts of your life and see more pouring into your life.
2) Sit by a tree. Focus on sending out thoughts about your happiness, how you could feel better in the present moment, and a better future. Ask the tree to extend the feelings into the future.  (Trees also help with intuitive communication with loved ones and friends.)
3) Meditate outdoors. Feel the sunlight moving through you like universal light. Hold a visual and ask nature to correct it. While in this process, notice the beauty and sounds in the world. They help with harmony and balance.
4) Go for a walk. Notice how your thoughts and feelings change with the landscape. Notice the colors and shapes that are uplifting for you.
5)  Thank the earth for her goodness and express gratitude for the physical body. Notice how your body works and functions well. Take joy in it.

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.

If you would like to seek additional spiritual change and insight into your life, please contact me for information about an intuitive session.

Full Moon Message from the Wolves

 

You must open your heart to feel the waves of life, to move into the upcoming shift. It is about feeling everything intensely—the trees, the wind, the air, and the earth beneath it. We, who speak to your soul, are everywhere. We come as coyotes, wolves, whales, dolphins, and other forms of natural life. We speak to you constantly and purely, but you must open your heart to hear.

Nature speaks to you now through thunderstorms, earthquakes, odd weather, and other changes. The voice is loud so you will listen. The earth is awakening; new light comes from the core of the earth. It is there so you can absorb it and grow into a new form, a new human who represents who and what you once were.

Your heart is speaking constantly, giving instruction through intuition and asking you to stop and see the beauty of the incredible fabric of life. Everything is aware of you if you are awakening. It feels and responds to your thoughts, it attempts to soothe and heal your feelings, and it attempts to take you in the direction of your soul.

Moving into your heart is not difficult if you realize the importance of living in a different way, a non-congruent method of feeling your way through life. Opening the heart means seeing more and sensing the invisible world where the answers await.

There are many forces in your world—some positive and other negative. The positive forces support you in the invisible world and speak to soul through waves of stories of a beautiful earth and perfection of powers that wait for awakening within you.

Last time, we spoke of crossing the bridge, the decision of aligning with light or darkness. It is also about living and feeling the world. Through feeling, you find your way, and the purest feelings and truths are hidden in the heart. (It is how everything in nature speaks.)

There is a muddle of knowledge, a confusion of religion and ceremonies, spirituality and science, and truth and falsehood, which often makes it difficult for you to find your way. Confusion and fear create easy methods of stopping you on your path. But there are options such as courage, going within, seeing the future differently, and believing in yourself, which is a strong and powerful choice.

At this point, you learn that light illuminates and creates what you see, feel, and think (on a higher level.). And there are methods of seeing and feeling life in an original, exciting manner that has escaped most of the beings on your planet for a very long time. (You tend to think that everything is hard and requires tremendous effort over a long period of time. If everyone believes this, it becomes real. What if you believed life was easy and visualized Nature supporting you in the same way that she grows trees and breathes through the tide of the oceans?)

Ideas move through the subtle plane before taking physical form. For this reason, it is possible to dream of amazing changes and experience them. On your plane, this means giving up fear and doubt. It means taking time to listen your true self and the rhythms of nature, which will either support your vision or create another way of seeing the solution. (Experiment and see.)

This way of living through the heart and expressing dreams is part of who you were in the beginning of time. Everything moves in circles and spirals. It is time to circle back and live with love, the expression of the heart.

Questions

How does this relate to crossing the bridge and moving into a new reality?

You can only cross the bridge through your heart, and everything in your reality alters when you create with the light of the heat. You do this by living in a higher frequency, a different type of love—a way of seeing your strengths and talents. As you imagine expressing them, they benefit the world. (They teach others to live in a similar way.)

What about problems? Everyone has worrisome problems.

They may think they have problems, but they are actually stepping stones to creating new and different ways of moving through reality. They can teach a new way of thinking and feeling; they can be used to eradicate old ways of being from your past.

Every problem is accompanied by a feeling from the past. Every place that you hesitate has this feeling. It’s important to develop the feeling of moving through stopping points that recur in your life. Think of jumping into the water instead of wading into it.

Begin by seeing the opposite of your problem then ask the universe to give steps. You all have a journey that is formed by steps in a specific direction. The steps teach the motion of finding and creating more – if done properly.

Do you have any additional advice?

Remember fun and joy. Recall moments in your life when you ran free and wild, and the wind blew through your hair and you rested at peace on the earth. Think of miracles, the quantum field, and incredible solutions flowing into your life. Believe in the magic of the world, and ask the universe to whisper these things in your ear as you sleep at night—or ask to hear the meaning of the songs of the wolves and whales. This is the easiest way across the bridge.

 

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.

If you would like to seek additional spiritual change and insight into your life, please contact me for information about an intuitive session.