Crossing the Threshold

For over a week now, I have been receiving clear visuals about bringing our new “baby” Earth home. Like any newborn, our baby Earth is filled with the new energy of possibility, spiritual strength, and fullness of life. This baby Earth really isn’t a baby at all, but represents a world of new energy and possibilities to us. As I write this, the visual shown to me is new parents (humanity) waiting to step across the threshold, bringing baby Earth home. The front door had many locks to disengage, but those have all been unlocked. The door opened fully and fairly effortlessly, and now we are waiting to step through our front door.

As we wait, we notice that the light from inside the home appears almost blinding, and is a bit disorienting. So, here we are waiting to cross the threshold. Waiting for our eyes to adjust to the new frequency that has been here all along, but now can be anchored as our baby Earth is brought home. How long we will be waiting to cross the threshold is not clear, but it is the next and only step left.

How you experience that process will be unique to you. Some are feeling these energy changes intensely in the body, others feel calm and peace. Some won’t feel anything at all. Everyone’s body will attune to the shift in energy differently. Many will experience a bright light, but one not too much different than intense lightening (without the thunder). The light will bathe the entire planet, and will come and go quickly. Others will see their surroundings go through what feels like “A glitch in the Matrix,” very much like what Neo experiences in The Matrix when he has déjà vu. Many will talk themselves out of what they see or experience. Most are feeling hopeless that this Shift will even happen at all.

How will we know without a doubt when we have crossed that threshold? We will wake up to broadcasts of big truths being revealed. There will be day after day of different truths being shared, full disclosure leading from one topic to the next, until everyone is aware of the truths about humanity’s history, origins, politics, galactic assistance, and how we have been manipulated for so long. There will not be one area that is left untouched. These truths will be shared in such a way that is both complete and compelling, healing and revealing.

At this same time, we will experience abundance in healing, finance, opportunity, education, and many areas of life. It will feel as if any perceived limitations of the past have been lifted. We will feel expansive and free to live our soul mission, to trust and know that we will have all we need, and even more to share.

Practice what it feels like to be in that expansiveness, in a world full of possibilities, in a world where competition for resources gives way to cooperation, a world where fear of lack gives way to love of sharing. We are crossing the threshold; it is a moment of celebration, a moment of true victory for all, a moment of living history. Even as we get closer to this moment, you can feel the shifts in your own life occur, whether spiritual shifts, physical ones, or even shifts in your perception of life. Everyone will be provided for, despite whatever you are seeing in your life at this moment. Think about how you would like to manifest your soul mission, what does it entail? Who/how would you help if money and health were no objects? What does your ideal life look like? How will you share your mission with others? How will you feel upon carrying baby Earth across the threshold home? We are poised to step through.

 

A Breakthrough is Near

How do you know when you are approaching a significant breakthrough? There are 3 main signs that you can look for externally and internally. The difficult in pinpointing these signs often lies in how they are expressed: in balanced opposition.

The universe is a finely tuned balance of all things, at all times. And so, when a breakthrough is near, everything is amplified. This means that you can experience confusion along with clarity, heightened emotion along with detachment, calm along with urgency, and so forth.

A breakthrough is an enhancement, and as humanity is primed to burst into a new reality, the foreshadow of this upcoming breakthrough can feel both bumpy and calm at the same time. It has been said by many that the planet has been experiencing steady waves of energy in these last few years. It is important to remember that these waves, like the ocean, create an ebb and flow.

Ebb and flow are in balance, as one cannot occur without the other, therefore they are merely different perceptions of the same concept. Same goes with all concepts kept in balance. Ebb is flow, clarity is confusion, urgency is calm. When you can recognize each of these energies as two sides of the same coin, then you are ready to cash in for your breakthrough.

The equinox is the perfect time to do just that.

So, how do you spot these breakthrough energies? Look for the natural cycles moving between what many may feel to be polar opposites.

Many of you reading this message may find yourself moving between states of high clarity and focus into state of confusion, mistrust and not knowing. The first step to understanding what is happening is to realize that this is a natural cycle. The reason it is coming to your attention now is because, like all cycles, the ebb and flow here has sped up.

Understand that both clarity and confusion are states of connection. When you are connected and fully in tune with your spiritual body, you feel clarity; when you are disconnected, you feel confusion. During this time, humanity is climbing a staircase of Ascension, and each time you step up one stair, you are slightly out of body. Then, as you rest upon that stair, you are brought back into unison. And, on and on it goes. You normally don’t notice this process so much, because long pauses are taken at each stair. However, when a breakthrough approaches, a rapid climbing takes place, and you can move up several stairs a day, bouncing quickly between these two states of connection.

To find your way through this journey, try to remain hyper-aware of the now. This can be done by saying internally what you are engaged in at the moment, “I am walking, I am opening a cupboard, I am grabbing a cup, I am putting the cup on the counter, etc.” As this connection process continues to speed up, this hyper-awareness of the now will be your best navigation guide.

Second, look for enhanced expression of emotions in yourself and others. As a breakthrough is near and the energy increases, it acts like a magnet to draw out all emotional energy. During this time, there will be some people experiencing very strong emotions, as well as others who act as if nothing fazes them. Again, these are two sides of the same coin. Both are equally valuable paths to understanding yourself, why you feel what you feel, where your emotions come from, and if those emotions are still serving your highest needs today.

There is nothing wrong with emotions, they contain a massive inventory of valuable information. The challenge occurs when emotions overrun your life, and cause you to act on pure emotional impulse. Think of emotions as your own personal movie, they provide you with your life context, your perspective, and lead you to the next important segment of your story. Those are all helpful on your life path. However, like a movie, you are meant to experience your emotions through imagination, discussion, healthy release, and other such methods. But, you are not meant to live your emotions as if you are the movie itself.

When a breakthrough is near, it can become very difficult for some people to separate their emotions from their reality, thus causing rants, blame, victimhood, and other such patterns to be expressed much more intensely. If you are around someone who is experiencing heightened emotions in such a way, give them space to process, do not engage directly in their emotional movie, but instead encourage them to release their emotions safely, by writing, watching a movie, reading a book, taking a walk, visiting a therapist, or any other way that would be an appropriate release for them as an individual.

Third, you will feel the energetic momentum building. As humanity continues forward, you will feel a crescendo of energy. This energy can be felt of in one of two ways. One will be freeing and joyful, a like making it to the end of a long race. The other may feel overwhelming, urgent, or stressful. These are two different expressions of alignment. When you are aligned with your life path and God’s path for you (God’s will), you will feel free, joyful and in sync with life. Synchronicities will pop up again and again, circumstances will work themselves out, and there is an overall ease to any experience.

When you feel overwhelmed and stressful, you are trying to exert your control on your life. You are forgetting to trust in yourself and the path that you already set in motion. You are forgetting to trust in God/ Spirit/The Universe. When you are not in harmony with your life path, you still feel that momentum building, but push against it with fearful thoughts, such as: that it will not happen, not be want you want, not be when you want, not be enough, will happen for everyone else not you, etc.

When you are out of alignment, you can experience things not going well, being clumsy, miscommunication, frustration with you wanting things to be your way (even if you cannot recognize it). If you just got frustrated with that last statement, then you are not in alignment.

Another way to represent God’s will is the idea of unconditional acceptance. This is more than simply accepting everyone else for who they are, this is also accepting events, places, experiences, situations and everything else as it is. No need to drive aggressive in traffic, it is what it is. No need to be angry with the wait for your dinner, it is what it is. No need to track down that package, it will arrive at the right time. No need to interject to tell someone what to do, they are who they are. No need to force a conclusion to occur, it will take place in God’s time.

When you start from a place of acceptance, then you are automatically in alignment, and will intuitively know what to do or say. But, when your pride tells you that you are entitled to something now, or that you know better, then you will find yourself trying to push against the very momentum here to assist you.

All in all, a breakthrough is an expanding balloon of energy, enhancing every aspect of life, so that it can be felt in extreme. In the extremes of connection, emotion, and alignment, you will learn about yourself. That learning is the impetus for a personal breakthrough. When millions or billions of personal breakthroughs occur simultaneously, it is indeed the large-scale transition shift of the ages.

Working Towards Your Dream

by Sharon Hoffman

2016 for me seems to be a good year for working towards making your dreams a reality.  I know many people who are doing this, from writing a book to starting a healing business.  My dream is to sell my artwork.  I had previously been working on this, but had come to a dead end.  Then one day I picked a tarot card (for no particular reason) and it told me to seek guidance from an expert to help with my creative endeavour and that the expense would be worth it.  I thought I didn’t need help with my painting itself, but then I did realise I needed help promoting and marketing my work.  So I sat down to meditate (just sitting cross-legged which helps keep your spine straight and the energy flowing).  I asked Spirit who I needed to ask for help and the answer came back to me – Karen Downing!

So I have been working with Karen for the past 2 months on putting my artwork out there, including branding and promoting.  It has been very useful.  The first thing she told me was my artwork needs to be on bigger canvases, which once she said it, made complete sense.  She also suggested marketing towards a more affluent clientele, including aiming for a business market.  I had always struggled explaining my artwork, but after an hour of sitting staring at the computer (thinking business market) and picking my hair (a bad habit I am weaning myself off) I started writing descriptions and I finally felt that I understood my artwork! And the more I channelled explanations, the easier it got.  Recently I was able to understand one of my paintings that is very personal to me and is in my bedroom that looks like an eye.  I realised that in the painting Spirit is telling me to see the beauty within.  So now when I look at the painting I don’t just feel a connection, I hear Spirit telling me to see the beauty in myself (which being a critical Virgo I don’t always find the easiest thing to do!).

Seeing the Beauty Within

Recently I was set homework to put my work on Pinterest and Instagram.  As Karen was explaining what I needed to do, I could feel the energy in my solar plexus tightening more and more with fear!  However, when I did put my work on these sites, I realised how easy it was to do, and wondered what the fuss had been about (fear always seems to go that way).  As I have sessions, I can see the fear in me being chipped away at bit by bit.

Also we have covered past lives, including one where I prostituted myself to sell my artwork and was then hung when I rebelled and made a sculpture the church disagreed with.  I felt so sick hearing about this past life (I was releasing the past life energy and it lasted quite a while after the session too).  And also, I realised I did have a subconscious belief I was going to be killed if I put my work out.  So, I could see this was quite a barrier to promoting myself, lol.

Throughout the sessions energy work is going on too, and I usually have symptoms afterwards, for example last time I suddenly got a cold after and also I have lost my voice.  I don’t know what will happen at the end of the sessions, all I know is that I am chipping away at fear; I am moving in the right direction; and I am determined to the best I possibly can! I have to! I would recommend getting help making your dreams a reality, sometimes we need a bit of support!

 

**Note from Karen:  It was such a lovely surprise to receive this post in my email box last week. Sharon had written it for another website, and asked me for permission to share it there. Once I read it, I knew it also needed to be shared here. I have long stopped soliciting testimonials (I find they feel so contrived), so to receive this lovely email from Sharon, out of the blue, and for her to permit it to be shared so publicly was such a blessing. Also, because of this experience, I have now opened up my blog to guest writers. More details can be found about blog submissions here.  **