Meditating with My Divine Self
What Does My Divine Self Need Today?
Just finding a couple of minutes each day to connect with your Divine Self could help diminish your stress levels by cloaking you in calm and providing you with insight as to how to cope with any challenges coming your way that day.
Below our some everyday activities you could take a couple of minutes each day to ask your Divine Self what you need; if you feel you are too busy to take 10 mins out to sit quietly with yourself. Simply say "What does my Divine Self need today?" when:
- Brushing your teeth
- Putting on your clothes
- Combing your hair
- On the bus
- Walking to work
- OR ANY Other activity you do early in the day
More importantly expect an answer and listen to the wisdom of your higher mind.
Each month I will add a meditation/exercise to this page that relates to an issue raised in the Book.
Theme Trusting The Great Divine
As a child I would often jump up and down on the bed throwing myself back or doing a back flips catapulting myself into the air never worrying about hurting myself. I would not do that now mind you as I’m not as supple! Nor would I advise you to!
However if you feel like you have no support in your life right now; just know you have a network of invisible helpers keeping you sure footed on your path. You just need to trust and do what you can do humanly possible to cope with your situation and to pray.
If you are in good health with no back or bone problems and have a secure and stable bed just try standing at the foot of your bed if you have no foot board at the end of it. Alternatively stand at the side of your bed as close to it as possible. Then gently fall back on your bed with your back facing the bed or facing the bed (if you are unsure you will miss the bed ). With your eyes close imagine you are falling into a pair of giant hands and affirm by saying out aloud "the goodness in the universe will carry me though this as I am supported" OR say "God is carrying me through this and solutions will present themselves". Do this exercise as often as you need to until you feel stronger.
You may find that the first time you do this you feel scared, just like you feel scared that you may not get through what you are going through, but the more you do this exercise the more you will trust yourself to cope and for the universe to assist you.
REMEMBER YOU MUST BELIEVE TO RECEIVE ALL THAT YOU NEED.
Reflecting on Chapter 1 – SINKING IN QUICKSAND (what can we learn about ourselves)
The recurring action of self- sacrifice from past lives until now
When others constantly make demands on your time and skills to the detriment of your own wellbeing; you may be in a karmic situation of learning to set boundaries for yourself. This is about you learning not to be bullied into situations that leave you mentally and or physically exhausted. This would have arisen due to not valuing who you are and placing more importance on the needs of others due to your fears of status in past lives. Going out of your way to be subservient you would have prevented others from doing things for themselves limiting their personal growth and contribution. Thus setting up this pattern of behaviour due to your thinking.
Until you learn to assert you divine right of self –love and self- respect these unfair and depleting situations will constantly repeat themselves. You will change job but soon your new manager and co- workers will take advantage of you. You will change your relationship but soon your new partner will treat you like a doormat. None of these situations are about unconditional giving nor are they like the self- sacrifice of Jesus Christ dying on the cross and like Mother Teresa helping the poor in India as neither party benefits. It causes low self- esteem, bitterness and frustration and the recipient(s) do not grow. It is self - affliction that can only be put right by changing your actions and thoughts.
Exercise 1: To break self - sacrificing patterns
If you cannot visualise draw yourself in the visualisations on paper . For example tracing round a stickman or women using the appropriate colour and the stick image is you. Remember energy follows thought. We are all great alchemists.
Daily affirmation (visualise roots from the soles of your feet going into the ground and pulling up red energy though the soles of your feet along your spine to the top of your head)
a) “I exist and have the right to be heard and respected as I let the red energy flow through me I feel safe and secure in the knowledge of who I am”.
As you finish repeating the affirmation pull in the roots in the soles of your feet from the ground and feel you have all the strength and courage you need for the day.
Or instead use blue energy and repeat the following affirmation daily: (visualise a ball of blue light above your head filling it up, then your throat which takes on a more beautiful and shimmering blue you could ever imagine, then the trunk of your body, legs and arms and repeat)
b) “I express what I need, think and feel as the blue energy flows through me to bring back healing in my life”.
Say the affirmation /drawing upon rising and throughout the day for as long as you need to ( keep a log for at least a month and monitor your feelings and actions also how others interact with you)
Exercise 2: Learning to express your needs
Do this exercise in a quiet area, with a clear mind and not on a full stomach
(i) Jot down some of the things and situations you find yourself doing to please and assist people that you wish you were not pressured in doing and you know are unfair to ask you to do.
(ii) Next to each of these tasks /or situations write down why you think it is not fair that you do it or are forced to experience those things. (Think about the time spent, health concerns, work balance, finances - this should feel like you are off loading)
iii) Visualise the person sitting opposite you who needs to take responsibility for themselves. Then readout the tasks /situations and how you feel about it to them. State clearly what you want and why (and know they cannot interrupt you but listen).
iv) Now physically reposition yourself to sit in the place of the person who needs to start doing things for themselves. Think why the person behaves that way towards you. For example using your strengths as they lack it, thoughtless, selfishness perhaps. These traits do not belong to you and this is not your problem. Ask the universe to support them as well as you to address these issues for both of your highest good.
v) Sit back in your original position and see yourself not being put upon or overloaded with someone else’s responsibility. Now visualise your these conditions disappearing. See yourself using your time in a way that is fair and agreeable without you sacrificing your highest good.
As if my magic your situation will improve, you only need to trust. You may only need to do this exercise once providing your intention is clear, sincere and fairly weighed up. (Wait at least two weeks before repeating it).