Queen of Swords

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I think it’s pretty synchronistic that on this day specifically named to honor women, I would pick the Empress for my daily card.  Abundance, nurturing, beauty, maternal, birth — all of these and more are traits of the Empress.

I am a woman, a wife, a sister, a daughter, a dancer, a teacher, a tarot reader, an energy worker, a small business owner.  I am the mother of felines. I have no children by conscious choice. I’ve never regretted that decision. To anyone who would judge me as being less than whole for not going through childbirth I say this: I have given birth and nurtured the growth of countless creative projects, ideas, thoughts and dreams. I have dug my hands into the wet soil of the earth, planted seeds, watered and watched as trees, plants and flowers pushed forth into lush gardens for many to enjoy.

Along with my life partner (my husband and soulmate), I have grown a small business of 10 employees into a successful small corporation with 37 employees.

I honor my Mom who instilled in me a good work ethic. I honor my sisters who paved the way for me to grow up in a loving household.  I honor my girlfriends, past and current, goddesses who continue to offer me compassion and extreme companionship  through thick and thin.

I honor the girl I was, the woman I grew to be and the beautiful essence of feminine power I am today. My love, my earthy, grounded spiritual expression serves as notice to all:

I am Woman.  Hear me roar.

 

An Abundance of Energy

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As seems to be the case in the last 12 month, I’m dealing with a physical injury; this time a sprained knee.  A friend (thank you Norma) commented to me that in Louise Hay’s book, “You Can Heal Yourself,” knee injuries can be about stubborn ego and pride; inability to bend, fear, inflexibility, won’t give in.  And to this I say, “Who, ME? Stubborn ego and pride?  Inability to bend?  Won’t give in??  ME??”

 

The new thought pattern. according to Hay, is “Forgiveness. Understanding. Compassion. I bend and flow with ease, and all is well.”   But for me this is not a new thought pattern.  I understand about forgiveness and compassion.  So what are these physical manifestations telling me?

Abundance.  That’s what came to me.  Abundance of love.  Abundance of life.  Abundance of truth.  Abundance of energy.

It’s been suggested that I get an MRI to get to the bottom of this ongoing  pelvic rotation problem as well as my knee re-injury.  But do I really want to subject my body to an MRI?  It’s still under consideration.

What if Life is saying that I have an abundance of energy; I am a vibrational being in a physical body and what if I were to continue to teach Nia from a more vibrational standpoint?  Obviously I have a body, so I live in the physical world.  As far as I know, science and medicine have not come up with a way to live forever, so yes, I will age and eventually this physical body will pass away.  And what is left then?  You got it.  Vibration.  Energy.  Until my body leaves this earth, my plan is to teach Nia…there will have to be an obvious shift of consciousness in order to allow that to happen.

I have absolutely no idea what this means.  Abundance is the word that is showing up in my mind, my heart, my physical body, the world around me.  I’m being asked to listen to creation.  Listen to what is being manifested.  Listen to the abundance of energy that is present.  Maybe at the age of 62, my body is asking that I find a different Level 3 energy (Level 3 being the highest level of physical energy exerted in Nia).  I’m still mulling it over.  Something is happening.  Another shift is about to take place.  And I’m welcoming it with open arms.

I’m also willing to surrender.  To let go of “stuff.”   It is a bit difficult to bend, to be flexible, to walk through the eye of a needle while carrying a matching set of Samsonite luggage full of crap.  Lighten it up.  Energy…a vibrational shift.

And I may still go and have the MRI.  I think it would be fascinating if the MRI showed nothing by a flow of energy and vibration through my body…it is there.