10/7/2019 2 Comments
Creative Energy Unplugged
There is a difference between creativity and imagination. Creativity is still and quiet, it is a source of abundant energy contained within you, waiting for direction and use. Imagination is the movement, the vision made manifest, the direction and precise execution of that abundant energy now ready and available for use. In the state of imagination, energy is no longer contained but now in motion, it is the complete action and use of your power. Creativity is the cavern, the womb, the cocoon containing potent energy and ideas that your imagination can run wild with.
There is a common misconception in the approach to life and manifesting your dreams, it is the thought that you are to “do” something. You are to continue to “do… do… do…” and do some more and somehow, “make” it happen. The actions put into “doing” become more and more unfocused, tiresome and ultimately a misuse of your creative power. You burn right through your energy reserves and therefore, burn out. The reality of creative energy is that it’s a natural source of energy generated within you and set aside for use when it’s fully engaged, focused and ready to fuel you towards those things you want to create. You are to “do” nothing but wait patiently and listen deeply. You are the vessel, your job is to be ready when it moves, to be steady, open and available to allow this flow of creative energy to move through you unhindered and untainted. You are the caretaker of this amazing life force created and cultivated inside you until it’s ready to be seen, to be made manifest from the inside-out.
The power of creativity, your power is in moving only when the direction and clarity is so ripe, so potent, that there is no time to question. There is no time for fear or second guessing, to be tired or resistant, there is no time because your use of time now, is used creatively. You’re no longer burning through energy in trying to “make” things happen, you’re allowing the potent energy to freely move through you, promptly and purposely. When imagination takes over and puts all that creative energy to good use, all that was once contained inside is now filling you, moving you, empowering you and successfully, right before your eyes validating your beautiful power to create.
Do not fear or damn the holding period, that’s like damning the child in the womb. Be calm, stay centered and grounded, be open and nurture your energy, rest because the creative energy, the creative power inside you is growing. It’s growing and getting stronger so it can move you, to carry you if necessary. It will lift you off your feet and you will fly. Do not move in haste, do not move at all, let it move through you. It will move you, it’s inevitable, it’s your Divine design, your birthright to be and become. Stay steadfast and trust in that, trust in your Divine essence, your creative spark of self-expression and trust in the enormity of it all because all of it, is already inside you just waiting to come out. And when that creative energy is ready to move, to manifest, to go beyond your flesh and bones, to be seen before you, you’ll know it. There will be no mistake about it and you won’t be able to stop it, you won’t want to because you’ll feel the surge and know your power. Go ahead, unplug yourself-
- J. Circosta, 10/7/2019
11/2/2019 05:10:21 pm
Deep thoughts and keen observations. I never thought of creativity and imagination being two different things. I'll definitely be focusing on differentiating between the two and getting them to compliment each other. This, no doubt, should enable me to create more effectively, Thanks Jennifer for some revealing insight!
11/18/2019 10:47:40 pm
My pleasure, Bill!! Thank you for your comment and sharing your thoughts! I greatly appreciate it!
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TIS` THE SEASON OF HEART
December can be quite a magical month and fulfilling time of year. We get a chance to embrace the spirit of holidays and witness the wonder through the eyes of children and adults alike. Tis` the season of heart, when the world steps into a place of family, togetherness, and hope. It’s an end of a year that begins an active path into giving and receiving, rooted in a coming together of values and the essence of home. The season fills the atmosphere with magic; crisp air and snow falling from sky, lights aglow on streets and in homes, long gazes into loved one’s eyes by the crackles of fire and sparks of sweet-hearts. We take care, nestling into hearty foods like soups, stews, and hot chocolate. We bundle up with sweaters, scarves, blankets and loved ones and we find ourselves surround by light, the illumination of our hopes and dreams in the stillness of love within our hearts.
The heart symbolizes life, love and the engagement in partnership. The heart never leads alone... It never beats alone... One pulse follows the other in the direction of union. A sense of union requires partnership. We learn to connect and re-connect through the heart-experience, magnified between a pair of arms that allow us to reach out and touch what we love, while, cradled and comforted between two breasts that safely hold what we feel. We are given an opportunity to feel the magic of life, connection and harmony both, individually and collectively. The season of heart reminds us in order to create a spark of life, we cannot go at it alone. We simply relate and create in a blended continuum of wholeness. The heart does not beat alone... It does not lead alone... One pulse follows the other in complete unification.
This is a time of un-veiling, re-vealing, and an un-folding of self to the inner sweetness of comfort and warmth. It’s a reminder of the mother-child experience, the inner connection and bond of unconditional love. Our very own place to rest soulfully in the wonder and awe, completely disarmed and embraced in the natural state of being. The heart leads us to a clear passage and cleansing, a shedding of old, a point to nurture life and all that we live for. It is a space given in which to surrender, to lay down a clean slate, to be re-born in concept as we celebrate into the new, calm and cradled in the mother energy, inside the season of heart.
#HeartSeason #SpiritofCalm&Comfort #MotherEnergy #CradledInHeartEnergy #TistheSeasonforMagic #HeldinLight
It’s time to get out of the “cookie cutter” version of what healing should look like and shift back into our own personal guidance and experience. Sometimes, the path to healing has us feeling off center and it’s cause for questioning but we forget, feeling off center is also for good purpose. The center balances opposing sides and reveals a place of wholeness. When the scale tips toward into the wound, the other side of balance is overlooked. The gift of wholeness is to be open and available to both sides and to integrate them into conscious balance. Your personal path to healing begins inside wholeness not in one side of experience. Let’s look at pain for example. I’ve thought about pain. Pain is real. Pain is relentless. It reveals itself through the body, not just inside it. It wants to be seen. It beckons to be heard. It tugs at you every minute of every day. Pain is restrictive, trapped in the body with no space for joy and we suffer. Pain is suffering, the physical manifestation of held in, held back, shut down and buried emotion. Your physical body can become the storehouse for ignored, unacknowledged and suppressed emotional energy. Pain is an internal broadcast system for the feelings buried inside, screaming to be heard. To be acknowledged. To be cleared. To be loved.
Every healing journey will not look the same. It’s a personal pursuit-
Have you ever sat with the inner voice of your own pain?
I have. Pain is a lot more than just what we name it. It’s a culmination of stuck emotions, blocked feelings, experiences, memories, unconscious belief systems and unhealthy patterns. Because of this, healing can be an evolution of all experience and acknowledging what exists inside you, begins the path that serves as a direction. All of it is important information to construct a very intimate healing experience. Sometimes the tendency is to give up because you don’t like what you see and it can be hard to move through. This is when healing becomes dedication and time becomes discovery. I thought about pain. I’ve had pain. I’ve worked with pain and then it occurred to me. It came into me like a whole being awareness. The other side of pain, is pleasure. Pleasure. What a revelation! In all these years, it never occurred to me that pleasure was a root deficiency to my experience of pain. I was totally invested inside the pain that I missed out on any form of pleasure. I never embraced the joy of life and in being because I never thought to look at the other side of what the experience of pain had to offer.
I thank God for that moment in wholeness. It moved me. Pleasure was now in the game and enjoying my life became priority. When you embrace the other side, you stop brow beating the wound. You cease falling back into rigid, perfectionism disguised as discipline and the “trigger” has a place to go, a space to flourish. My personal healing did not look like the ideal or what I had anticipated. I found rest. I witnessed no more pushing into life or wanting to force forward. I could feel the grip loosen, I allowed some fun and sweeter foods, exercise was no longer a bloodbath but now conscious movement based on my needs for that day. Yes, I gained some weight but I also embraced that weight and loved myself anyway. My healing journey through pain helped me find a better balance within myself, a conscious balance. It helped me find the opening to the possibility of having pleasure move through me and integrate it into my experience. When you make your healing journey personal; it moves you, it changes you, it transforms you into a state of inner-conscious being. Shift away from the “call to action” approach to healing and move deeper into intimate understanding. Let that be the life-giving medicine you take in.
-Releasing Emotional Patterns
#BecomeYourInnerMostBeing #ConsciousBalance #WoundsAreOurGreatestTeachers
#SeektheOtherSide #BecomeWhole #WholnessMatters
AUTHOR OF INNER BEAUTY BLOGS
Jennifer is a truth seeker and artistic expressionist. She is certified energy therapist, emotional wellness coach, yoga/meditation instructor and intuitive. She is known her poetry and the deep care she feels for others.