It is an inherent human tendency to try to fill life up with stuff: things to do, places to go, people to see, accomplishments to achieve. There is a sense of discomfort when it comes to consciously stepping into the silent moments as it is within the silence where truth resides.
It’s quite hard at the moment to step back and look at the world without feeling a sense of despair at the chaos all around. So much doesn’t make sense and the clashing of actions, choices and opinions of others seem to have reached fever pitch.
In truth, I’d never really acknowledged just how challenging it would be for me to put my struggles down in writing and then share them openly and wholeheartedly with others. I had no idea how it would feel to become completely vulnerable and transparent leaving myself nowhere left to hide.
What about a bit of silence this month? Silence is the space where true wisdom can be found, it’s the willingness to be still, fully present and without distraction. We will all benefit from silent pauses this month.
The journey within takes a powerful step forward over the coming days and weeks as the power of the sea starts to weave its magic and its mists in a mystical and slightly nebulous way. It is hard to find words to describe the indescribable, for these mists are beyond words and everyday comprehension; they are unknowable and mysterious, indefinable and without form.
As the planets continue their merry dance through the heavens it seems that many of us have become stuck knee deep in mud, the mud is a kind of cosmic sludge stirring up deep and profound emotions and feelings. This is a time of powerful and extreme mixed emotions. Each of us is likely to experience both ends of the emotional spectrum in the blink of an eye. Some of us will be unfortunate enough to experience both at the same time.