Are you testing yourself? Since you are Source (the Universe/God), nothing outside of you is testing you. You're testing you. A test is something that keeps returning; a pattern, a belief or something that you've been working on. An example may be “I keep experiencing a way I relate to someone, which seems to block me.” During any challenge, how do you respond or react? Responding is flowing with an energy; reacting goes against an energy and often is resistance to change. It tells you a lot of what you still hold within. If you respond, you move into change; if you react, you most likely are resisting change. Do you react, as if all that occurs you take personally or do you calmly observe it without passion...seeing what old patterns are still within? Whether a challenge is big or small, you get to see what really is going on within you. It may involve others, yet focus on yourself; let the others choose how to be. Be honest with yourself and do not avoid confrontation. Your growth and evolution is enhanced or delayed depending on how you react or how you respond. Hint: when you approach something or someone intellectually, you engage the mind; the mind is not attached; it is not passionate; it simply observes and then makes a choice. Reminder: it's not this or that; it's not white and black. Sometimes you will react; sometimes you will respond without passion. Be gentle with yourself and realize that we all are on a continuum...sometimes this and sometimes that.
If you sense & perceive setbacks along your path, take a moment and see how you created them through your thoughts. Adjust your sails if it is called for. Choose to move forward with positive thoughts and feelings. When remembering someone in your past, do you focus on the negative situations or the positive ones? How you remember someone tells a lot about you. Negativity in your inner, more quiet, thoughts give birth to drama and chaos. Of course, if you enjoy drama and chaos, do nothing. Choose how you want to be and feel. When you let go of old patterns and thoughts, you lighten up. Burdens are released and a shift has occurred. This is Freedom; it releases you from your self-imposed prison. All the energies present today help you with this; yet it's entirely up to you as to what to shift or not shift. To move forward, it is essential to shift the old ways and be fine with floating for a while, as the New is being created by your Positivity. Your next phase is on its way and will be whatever you hold in your Heart and mind. You truly are sovereign; nothing happens without you.
As you shift, you may notice a lot of negative actions and thoughts surface. Let these go; let them transform to Love. It's becoming easier to let go of the old, isn't it? This is because you and Soul (your true self) are merging more strongly as One. Your personality-self is ego. You also realize that all is for your highest and most positive well-being. It becomes easier also because you're not resisting the changes. The Full Moon helps with this shift by empowering what you choose and letting go of all that gets in the way. Yes, you continue to move forward. Remember that you are Source; you are not merely “human.”
Integrate all you have learned and are learning about yourself. The eclipse cycle elicited much Awareness from within you. Integrate this Awareneness by being bigger than you have been. As you integrate your newness, there is a quiet lull. This time of Peace is for you to adjust anything in your life that needs adjusting. This helps you greatly, so be gentle with yourself, follow your own energy and rest, as there are tremendous changes occurring within you. Notice how you are ending one phase and beginning another. If you feel uncomfortable, this is a sign for you that you are shifting to being brand new. Anticipation as well as impatience may also surface; let it be. Know these indicate profound change. Stay focused on how you want to feel while releasing anything that limits your expansion. Trust that you are ascending, as the Earth is.
During this Full Moon cycle (yes, the energy of it continues beyond what date the calendar says the Full Moon is) notice any anticipation you might feel; it is not anxiety. As you focus on being positive, regardless of how the outer world looks, realize you are not the chaos; you are supported through all. Do not focus on chaos; focus on Love. This Full Moon also brings much creative energy for you. What are you creating? You/we have been experiencing and are experiencing an acceleration of growth. Speaking of Creativity, do you know that any form of Creativity unlocks energy? So when you paint, draw, write, move to the music in your head or anything that speaks to you, you unleash creative Soul energy. You know it by how you feel doing it. Being creative is a way to express your Joy; the Joy of knowing you are Divine. I remember in a humanistic psychology class I took I told the professor I wasn't creative; after he assigned an exercise in which we were to create something. He told me I indeed was creative, as everyone is. He told me to do what is joyous for me. It was amazing to discover just how creative I truly was/am. I ended up writing poem based on Siddhartha by Herman Hesse. He asked if he could use it in future classes.
Along with the shift the Full Moon accentuates, more Truth is revealed about you and others. Even things you thought were positive seem to shift. This is only to show you where illusion is hiding. Remember that all is for your highest and fullest evolution. Be grateful for all in your life; Gratitude is a great transformer.
As we integrate our Lightbodies, our physical bodies are transforming as well. This feels sometimes easy; sometimes difficult. If you look at your body vehicle, notice the changes. You see, the changes are due to all the releasing we've been doing and the integration of more Light. We have been releasing from our cells, so of course, this affects our bodies. To help with this, do not be seduced by distractions, drama, familiarity, dysfunctional relationships or anything that reeks of 3D. Keep your chakras clear. This can be done in meditation, yoga or by an energy healer. You also may simply ask that your chakras be clear; it's as easy as that. Breathe into each one and see it bright and shiny; see it as a spiral of Light, slowly turning clockwise. If you see darkness or cords, you may release them to the Light. You may also ask Archangel Michael to assist you or call on St. Germain and ask that His Violet Flame infuse you with its transformative Light.
We are also releasing the past. If there are memories surfacing, know they are helping you release the old. Many are leaving (my own father transitioned on his 97th birthday; August 23); this may bring up a lot, so be sure to focus on positive memories, releasing negative ones. Focusing on the positive helps to dissolve illusions beneath so-called positive events as well. Even with so-called positive memories, they are still of the old and therefore are a trap that holds us back in the old. All memory wants to be let go of so the energy we have in the past can be transformed and brought to the Now Moment. As we release the past, we are more in the Moment with new energy to create with.
As you observe the world, you might see a great divide between being compassionate and being selfish. Instead of complaining about those you perceive are selfish, focus only on being compassionate with all you do, feel and think. Be caring in all your choices; whether it's picking up trash, limiting your use of plastic, caring for the environment and all of life and/or for each other, be the loving being you are. This is more powerful than complaining. Complaining actually keeps the old energies strong. Being compassionate transforms fear, powerlessness, anger and other low and separate energies to Love. We manifest the New by being true to ourselves; by beings Masters of Love.
After all the intensity of the eclipse cycle, the “Lion's Gate” and more, it may feel somewhat quiet as we integrate all the energies that we agreed to take on. We are in the Great Void, where all potentials exist. It is the place of “being here and somewhere else at the same time;” suspended between the higher dimensions and Earth. This is where the New is created. What insights are you having; what new Awareness is helping you create a new life?
If you feel very aware one day and not so much the following day; this is perfect. We ebb and flow through life like an oceanic tide. Sometimes we're energized; other times we're exhausted. Follow your own rhythm; your own energy. Don't force anything. Rest, drink plenty of water, meditate and trust that all is in Divine Order. We are no longer asleep. We dive deep into all thoughts and experiences and resurface with new understanding and awareness. When we discover a new truth, even a painful one, we release and transform it or integrate it. Accept and be fearless. As we follow our Intuition, we are led. Be sure to release all old energies like shame, guilt, anger, etc; for these lower our vibration and it's so important to keep our vibration high. This isn't ignoring these old energies; it is loving them and then they transform. And sometimes it's necessary to express them (never to another in rage or blame).
Trust. Trust that you are right where you belong. What are you learning? Remember what you focus on with body, mind and Heart grows and flows.