It's a new year with new energies, even if you don't yet feel them. Chances are, you may even be having moments wondering if anything has changed since last year - so many things in your outer world looking the same. Indeed, though, 2013 does hold a new energy and vast potential for positive movement in your life.
Once in a while, there is a marker time point that people experience as the line between one thing and another. As 2013 begins you will be sitting at that juncture. How will it look and feel, and what will it mean?
With the world in conflict on countless fronts and no end in sight, you are probably wondering what can be done. You likely have had moments of anxiety or even sleepless nights as you observed the recent explosion of violence in far corners of the world. You are, after all, seeking a peaceful and loving world. It is in your nature to care and to be at the forefront of changes occurring now. Most likely, you are more sensitive than some people around you, and you truly feel the pain of humanity and the Earth during these difficult moments.
Preparing for an energy gateway like the September Equinox is less about doing and more about being still. For the most benefit, find a quiet place without distractions, stilling your mind long enough to hear your inner voice about this juncture. Connect with your heart, emptying your mind of thoughts and simply breathe.
Today, as the planet Venus makes its final transit across the sun until 2117, is one of those historic moments so captivating and so full of promise that people across the world are tuning in. It's getting the attention of sky watchers everywhere, including people who know nothing about the shift in consciousness now under way.
The times you have long prepared for have arrived. Do you know what this means? Right now you are in one of the calmer transitions, preparing for the next big wave of energy. It's like you have a few moments to catch your breath and reflect. As you do, it's quickly apparent how much is changing all around you. Your own changes are at warp speed, too.
There are numerous significant dates in 2012, but the time of the historic Venus transit holds a pivotal energy that can help humanity shift into the higher vibrations of love. The exact date of the transit is June 5 or 6 - depending on where you are in the world - but energetic effects can be felt even now. What is this energy about and how does it impact you and everyone you love?
Right now, the annual Wesak blessing energies are building, the enlightened Masters assembling and connecting with humanity. The great ones like the Buddha, the Christ, and Kuan Yin will be with you more tangibly again this season. At Wesak celebrations worldwide, you will be able to sense their presence and receive their wisdom.
There comes a time in the evolution of a planet when a new way of being must be found and lived. You live in that time. What will you do with your energy today to help create a more loving world? Ask this question daily. Consider where you will place your focus. Remember - you can choose.