The Land of Miracles Part 1

I decided a few days ago that this was going to be a year of miracles. I woke up and said to myself, “yep, this is the year everything changes.”

Now, I have enough faith that such overhauls can happen, ‘cause they’ve happened before…

But, there’s always this slight trepidation in me that maybe, just maybe this is going to be one of those years—you know the ones that fall short of your expectations, that leave you craving the next one for a chance to regain balance, rise up from the ashes, etc. because in no better words, the year you’re in sucks? So, I’m putting it out there that the thought crept ever so briefly into my mind.

But, I said, “NO, not this year!” This year, I’m taking charge and living my life of miracles.

You see miracles abound. Oh yes, they are there all around us, but we’re often somewhat blind to them or immune to sensing their life-transforming capacities. I’m not sure the answer to why we don’t see them or aren’t moved by the miracles that always surround us—perhaps that will be something to explore in a future post. But, what I am certain of is that they’re there, happening all the time and I am committed to noticing them and feeling their depth and capacity to change me.

On that note of ushering in miracles, I have created a miracle box. It was an assignment and being the keener that I know I can be, I decided to go all out. My friend Fatma Zaidi created a free 21 Day Adventure to Transform Your Wealth Consciousness e-course for the new year which I signed up for (albeit a few days late … my non-keener sides making a brief appearance here) and day 5 was miracle box day!

A miracle box is a repository for all our dreams and intentions for the new year in the form of pictures, words and phrases. The idea is to set up the subconscious mind to attract those things to you.

But, instead of just going through the motions, I decided to do a little ritual around the process. I burnt some sage, read my statements aloud, put a citrine crystal grid around the box and even found this gold material to cover the box. Citrine is often used to attract abundance and security. Also, if you’re wondering, the stone in the centre is green aventurine and is said to be one of the most powerful to attract good fortune.

And, this box hasn’t seen the end of me! I plan on returning to it often not only to add to the dreams/intentions, but I also plan on enclosing notes on the miracles and dreams that I see actualizing in my life. An act of recognition and gratitude. I’m actually really excited about this!

Friends, if you want to see miracles in your life, it all starts with a commitment to see them. 

“A miracle is a shift in perception”- A Course In Miracles.

I do rituals to help me shift into a different space, kind of like going through some ethereal door that helps me see things differently once I’m on the other side.

There are tonnes of ways to shift your subconscious thereby shifting your perception and also changing your energy field to attract different things/feelings/etc. into your life. Take your pick. Just do it, because a life void of miracles is not one you have to endure any longer. So on that note, stay committed to the beautiful truth that surrounds you and I’ll meet you in the land of miracles 😉

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New Moon & Summer Solstice Seed Planting

Yes, so I finally did it! For the last few cycles of the moon, I’ve been eying the date of the new moon to do a little ritual seed planting (not physical planting of seeds, but metaphorically planting seeds in my life), but something would always come up and in short, I wouldn’t end up doing it. But, I finally did get around to it last night. Now, isn’t it ironic that I get around to it when I’m actually at my busiest! I always find it funny how things work out that way. But, everything happens in its own Divine timing, so I trust that yesterday was the day! I also love how last night was the new moon and today the summer solstice in the Northern hemisphere. I kind of felt like I hit two birds with one stone (geez, what an awful expression!).

Anyways, let me back up for a moment here. For those wondering what I’m talking about, the new moon is a great time to plant seeds. From what I understand, it’s actually a traditional, organic farming method that operates on the premise that certain types of seeds planted during the new moon will have a higher chance of germinating and will germinate quicker. Now, I’ve got the opposite of a green thumb here, but apparently it has to do with the gravitational pull of the moon and how that affects the absorption rate of water by the seeds.

I’m definitely drawn to many different flavours of spirituality from the earthy, to the pragmatic types, to the high vibrational ethereal types. I’d say that using nature as a metaphor for our own lives and matching our rhythms with its cycles is definitely an earthy type of spirituality. And, so that is what is going on here. In doing a metaphorical seed planting at the new moon, we are tuning in to the rhythms of nature. The new moon period essentially represents a time of fertile ground and open possibilities. In doing a ritual at that time as we set our intentions, we are essentially harnessing that energy. And, if you’re more the pragmatic type and don’t sense that open energy of the new moon period, consider that ritual is a way of harnessing your intentions by shifting your subconscious in the direction of your intent. So, either way, it’s a nice excuse to do a little ritual to make life sacred and special. (And, for those more into the ethereal types of spirituality- we’re transmuting energy!)

So, last night I felt like I went all out. I committed intentions to paper, wrote declarations of intent, got a special box to put those in with a cloth to wrap around the box, and clear quartz crystal points to set around the box in a triangle grid formation. It was wonderful. I smudged everything with sage and made the whole process special. You see that’s the thing with ritual. It’s all about intent. It helps to harness intent as it’s something that draws you outside of your ordinary day-to-day thoughts and feelings. Ritual brings the sacred right into your living room and I will argue that it is a great tool to help manifest what you’d like into your life.

New Moon Intentions AltarWhat we attract into our lives is directly tied to our energy field. If you’re feeling bright and happy, then bright and happy events/people/things have a good chance of coming into your life. If you’re feeling down and miserable and well, you might stub your toe. It’s not always like that- sometimes we’re having a rough time and we are given a touch of grace and sometimes we are amazingly happy and we encounter tough times. Of course, the higher our vibes, the easier those tough times will be to digest!

That said, our vibrations really do affect what we attract into our lives and ritual helps us shift our vibes. How? One of the key ways to shift your energy is via shifts in your subconscious mind. Rituals, apart from the fact that they really do bring us in touch with the sacred, help to reset the subconscious in the direction of the underlying intent of the ritual.

Well, dear friends, I hope you have enjoyed your summer solstice today and your new moon yesterday! I’m thinking after this experience that I should consider making this a monthly ritual as it has helped me feel so wonderfully connected! You should try it out if you haven’t already!

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