The 1st August brought not only a New moon but a new season within the Chinese 5 Elements system. It is late summer and it is all about the Earth. It is the perfect time to ground ourselves in who we are and who we are being. It is time to reflect and bring into fruition all the we have worked for in the year so far and prepare for the latter seasons of the year. I always find I want to slow down when there is a seasonal change and I am noticing that more and more as I tune into the natural cycles of life that we have available to us in any given moment. I can’t say that I’m always good at slowing down and life sometimes intervenes (a lot) to get me do so.
When I do eventually slow down enough I love seeing new possibilities and a chance to hope and dream new dreams or see the bigger vision I may already hold. I know that during this time of the year when there is plenty of light, I love the charge that it gives me to be creative and run with it when I can. It’s funny because exactly 5 years ago my old self was climbing Mount Kilimanjaro at this very moment. I am in such awe of that woman who had the courage to do that. It was a big ask of my old self and I didn’t allow any fears to stop me from doing it regardless of the outcome. Now 5 years on, I want to be the opposite and take my time without over exerting myself or put my body through anything taxing. I find myself wanting to be and I am very ok with that. I naturally want to take my time and this seems to be my current rhythm. I think it comes down to knowing what we need and knowing the difference between making excuses or being authentic. It’s really important to reach into that place of knowing to find out what is real.
I can tell you from my experience of climbing Kilimanjaro, it taught me the power of going slow. Slow and steady always wins the race they say and this is so true. The only way to climb was step by step at the slowest possible pace. Sometimes it can feel like you are not going nowhere but really you are. You have to let go and breathe as much as you can. Breathe deeply and let it all plan out as it needs to. Let yourself reflect and be honest in the places within you that need nurturing or where you need to slow down. I promise with that you will find love’s blossom which is YOU.
Hello beautiful readers! This week has been the start of a new moon cycle with the New Moon in Gemini. I love the beginning of a new moon cycle because it gives an opportunity for a fresh start and re-assess our goals, needs and desires. It is an opportunity to affect change and look at what we wish to manifest and bring into our lives. What a gift we have been given and it costs nothing! It’s all about energy and thoughts and coming into being. I like to come back to that place and see what arises with every new cycle.
I took a big break from blogging so that I could do this for a long period of time. When I first started this blog about four years ago I was travelling a lot on what I like to call my ‘soul adventures’ and visiting or trekking places in the world that would call me. After my last ‘soul adventure’, I started an adventure of a different kind in which I continued my study of metaphysics and made a decision to follow my heart (and the food) to start studying Naturopathic Nutrition from last year onwards. As I was making these changes and decisions I didn’t feel the call to write again through the blog until now so here I am.
Writing has been a big part of my life whether I have been sharing it publicly or not. I think it’s always a brave thing to share what is stirring in your soul whether it’s through writing, painting or any other creative avenues but I am hoping by putting myself out there again it may inspire others to also follow their art and calling of the soul.
With the New Moon in Gemini the themes that are coming up for me are: Connection, Communication and Self-expression. These themes are perfect for the month ahead as we are in a season where everything around us in nature is alive and with that we can also come alive. As we work with the cycles of nature in creative ways we can absolutely manifest our dreams.
Welcome to Metaphysical Attraction! I’ve been looking forward to starting this new blog and the moment is finally here. It has taken me by surprise as I had originally intended to start it much later in the year when I felt more ‘ready’ but after attending a recent workshop on self-love I realised why wait. I didn’t know what I was even waiting for. Perhaps it was that elusive perfect moment that might never come. I am usually quite meticulous about the way I do things and for once I thought this was a perfect opportunity to do it differently.
Rather than seek to define this blog and what its contents should be, I have decided to trust in the unfolding of NOW and let it be a loving place for creative expression. I have been journaling constantly for the last five years and it is by being on the page of self-discovery, putting pen to paper (and sometimes the clicking of the keyboard keys of my computer) I discovered how much I love to write. This for sure was an unexpected unfolding in my life and an opening doorway to the Creative Mind (which by the way has a lot to answer for).
Like I said earlier, I have always been meticulous about things. That is, until this new doorway opened its way up. I am still very organised in a lot of ways but allow myself room to breathe and let loose a lot more often than I used to. Much to the dismay of my closest friends, I’m probably a bit too relaxed these days and stroll in at the last minute for get togethers in my own Lisa way. It’s something we laugh about a lot. Two of my friends in particular will appreciate my reference to this as they are the total opposite to me and always turn up extra early for everything. Funny enough they both happen to be Aries and apparently it is an Aries trait to always turn up extra early. This is not my original star sign but one could say I’ve gone all Aries today by turning up so early for my own blog. Girls, I do try 🙂
What comes next? I can only imagine! That’s all I know is life is too short and too precious to not show up. There is so much joy and passion to BE experienced in a world that would like you to think otherwise. It exists as you and I exist. We are it! I believe wholeheartedly in the potential that lives in each of us. There is an aliveness there that is healing for the ONE. I for ONE am excited by this path of loving consciousness. Let’s vibrate this love to heightened awareness and let it shine brightly for all to see.
Thank you for reading.
Love and light,
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