The Power of Love Takes the Lead

Moving into the next year, the planet will start to take on a new energy; a change forged by the power of love. The power of love in your own life will be seen in many new ways.  Everything from the smile of a stranger, to surprise opportunities and possibilities can come your way. One of the signals ushering in this change is the passing of Nelson Mandela. He is a shining example of living life from the heart. Now that he has passed on, he will be continuing his work in Spirit, leading and guiding many lightworkers to transform the world through the power of love.

On an energetic level there are many changes that body is going through as a result of this change. The Universal Love chakra has now entered the body through the Crown chakra, on its decent down to take its position at the Heart center. As the Universal Love chakra comes into contact with the crown, it is causing physical discomfort. Symptoms such as spaciness, feeling “out of it,” having difficulty concentrating, dizziness, ear popping and whistling, headaches and body temperature fluctuations are all signals of this chakra transition. Read more about this chakra transition here.

With the Universal Love chakra entering the body, it is another sign of this changeover. The world has reached the tipping point, and where Earth was once primarily ruled by fear, Love is now beginning to take over. In order to best utilize it, the power of love must be truly understood.  Many people identify love with lust, weakness, or obligation. However, love is none of these things. Love is about allowing each person to be who they are, and therefore allowing your own essence to shine through as well.

Love is about compassion and detachment, seeing each person with hope, and yet understanding that when they are experiencing difficulty, it can only be there for their own learning. This is the most difficult part of the changeover from fear to love. As fear tells you to separate, hate and blame others, whereas love allows you to see through the illusion created by these fear-based emotions. Love gives you an understanding of the bigger picture that is playing out on a soul level.

Whenever you are faced with challenges or perceived obstacles, ask yourself, “Why is this happening in MY life? Why is this event taking place in MY world of experience?  What am I to learn from this?” Sometimes, the answer can be something simple, like to facilitate Divine timing, and other times it can be the result of a life lesson or karmic agreement. Whatever the reason may be, try not to bring your emotions into how you view the experience. For, once the emotions affect your view of things, it becomes more difficult to break out of perspective they create.

Taking the time to understand every piece of why something is going on can take a lifetime, and many times you will not be privy to the whole picture of why, until after your incarnation is complete. It is for this reason, it is so essential to learn to distinguish your intuition from your fear. Fear will keep you from moving forward, through how it gives reasons to qualify doing or not doing something. But, intuition does none of these things; intuition is a short and sweet directive, directly to the point of what needs to happen.

So, how do you know if you have a life lesson to complete? There are a couple of ways to discover this. Life lessons will always show up in your Astrological birth chart; they are areas of focus that you have chosen to face in this life that usually center on your Soul Mission theme. Some possible areas of this mission would include; science, compassion, relationships, finances, communication, etc. Another way to discover your life lessons is to look at the experiences in your life. You will know if it is a life lesson because no matter what you do, the theme will keep showing up in different ways. For example, if your life lesson theme is relationships, you will consistently be faced with some challenges in your close relationships.

As the power of Love takes hold in each person’s life, intuition will increase, and there will be more supporting evidence in your life to help you with making decisions and completing your life lessons. Also, with the Universal Love chakra coming into its rightful position, Love will be able to take on its true power. There will no longer be any place for fear in love. It will take approximately another 2 Earth years for the Universal Love chakra to make its way down to the heart center. And, during the time of its transit, everyone will feel the effects of it connecting with the other upper chakras in the body as it passes through their energy fields.

The Universal Love chakra is like a giant spotlight, highlighting all energy within the body that is fear based, so that it can be removed. It will certainly take some time to accomplish this, as this is a big job to do, but the more that you can stay in a state of awareness about your own emotions, the better prepared you will be to tackle this change.

Love does not require perfection, merely progress. Love has the power to change anything, but only when its power is properly utilized. Love understands everything from a greater perspective, and the more you shift into that perspective in your life, the more you are living in Love. As you near the end of another year, take the time to recognize the joy, gratitude, compassion and Love in your life. If you cannot recognize it, then make a commitment to yourself to draw it, and the awareness of it, into your life. All Love comes from Self-love first. Bring your intention of Love into the new year, and watch it create peace in your life.

Shaking Up Your Routine

I live in the Pacific Northwest, USA and in this area we have been bombarded with snow, ice and wind in the last week. For those of you who live outside the area, I’m sure the winter weather we received pales in comparison to a normal winter for you. But, for those of us in this area, we were sure thrown way off our routines as we received as much snow in one day as we usually receive in an average year! We lost power in many areas for a few days, as we have so many trees that get heavy with snow and ice and crash onto the power lines and roadways.

Even though I was out of my routine and had to stay at my mom’s house to stay warm, my own experience is nothing in comparison to the many who have had no power for over a week. Any time we have a shake up in our day-to-day routine, it always helps us to highlight a few things in our life that we have not been paying attention to.

For example, I know that the power company will change some of the ways it does things, and we already saw an improved way to communicate with customers, as the power company posted regular updates on Facebook to keep everyone informed. For me, this storm helped me to really appreciate electricity and the way in which it is integral in our lives and everything we do. I will certainly try to not take it for granted.

For others, they learned new things about their home, or spent more time reconnecting with family. Even in the most miserable of experiences, there is always something to be learned, improved and/or appreciated in a new way. When you can keep your focus on the positive, even in the face of what can be a terrible situation, it just helps to make things work better in your life.

I know that next time this happens (as it happens every 2-3 years in this area), that the power lines will be better able to handle the event and many more people will have purchased generators or have back up plans in place. Sometimes we all need to slow down and turn off for a few days.

You Are Divine

You are Divine. This is not something that can be earned or achieved; it is inherent in every cell of your being. It is who you are.

Over the years you have been repeatedly given subtle and sometimes not-so-subtle messages about how you need to somehow make Spirit happy, to do things to please God, or even to act a certain way as to not cause a Divine Being to be angry with you. But, these messages do not speak to you innate Divinity, for you need to do none of these things. All you need to do is be at one with yourself and this will allow your innate Divinity to shine through.

Contrary to popular belief, there are no specific rewards for doing things “good” and no punishment because you were “bad.” There are simply no judgments of what this “good” and “bad” would be; life is instead a series of lessons, and some may be easier than others.

All you have to do through the course of your life, is learn how to navigate these lessons and make choices. Those choices may assist you, or may make things more difficult; but they are yours to make. You will not earn a trophy or a gold star when you complete a lesson, instead you will be moved to the next point of study.

Each time you move through one of these lessons, you are able to embrace more of your inherent Divinity; able to be who you already are, if you would only believe it. You are Divine; everyone is. Divine Spirit flows endlessly to and through everyone, even those who may not even acknowledge it.

That connection with the Divine is a part of you, indistinguishable from your heart, hair or toes. The more that you accept your true inner power, the more you will find peace, love and acceptance within your life. You are Divine; the more you say it, the more it counteracts all of those conditioned messages of anger, sadness, wrath and shame.

You are Divine; it is your beauty within carrying that spark of Divinity everywhere you go. You can tap into it at a moment’s notice; you can use it to overcome any perceived obstacle. Let yourself bathe in the beauty of your own power, to be an individual, to be unique, to be you. You are Divine!