This month has the potential to be beautifully inspiring, where we observe how our life is unfolding without any additional effort, and we witness how our choices and changes are influencing what is manifesting for us. Even if you feel that recent changes in your life are not due to your conscious choices, choose the changes anyway. and follow the unfolding, choosing every moment to be present and accepting. This is the position of power.
Right timing is another big theme this month and there will be many lessons around trusting right timing as a means to effortless action.
The image is that of a flower bud unfolding its petals in the right time for it’s blooming. When it gets enough sun, water and nutrients and it has had the time to grow and mature, then the flower will naturally open. If you force the petals open before the time is right, you will ruin the flowering. (There is a great meditation on the monthly support Mp3)
Working through your attachments and expectations will also be another lesson this month. If you have expectations and attachments that cannot accommodate right timing, you may deal with disappointments and stress yourself unnecessarily. This is a huge lesson in trust. You need to trust that the choices and changes that have occurred in your life and the intentions you set for yourself that have come from the heart will unfold for you in the best way possible. You just have to get your false personality and ego that does not trust the process out of the way. If you consciously choose everything that happens to you in your life, that position of power will feed whatever intentions you set with enough chi to cause them to unfold and manifest in the best way possible. (You might consider making a list of the wisdom tips you put to practice).
Following the unfolding instead of micromanaging and trying to control, is key to allowing synchronicity and right timing. You know how good it feels and how awed you are when everything just falls into place in a way that you could never have planned yourself but happens to be perfect. This is the feeling you should put behind all of your choices and intentions, intending them to manifest and unfold in the most perfect way possible for you. And then get yourself out of the way and stop obsessing. It is important to understand that obsession is a limiting factor in allowing things to flow and unfold. Obsession is putting limitations on the potential of how your choice can manifest. So follow the unfolding and be in wonder at the intelligence of spirit. Remember spirit is you and you are spirit so really you are always in the drivers seat whether it feels like it or not.
How do you follow the Unfolding?
You observe and pay attention to what is happening around you and in your life. You pay attention to what and who is showing up and even if it does not make any rational sense to you, you follow your heart and what it tells you. You see all situations as potential for movement and power. (This is a wisdom tip often overlooked.) You make constant choices to be present and accepting and you claim a certain right to things working out just the way they should. (Jose’s Mp3 on the 4 steps to manifesting is a good reminder of this process)
Recently I had a water heater go out in my home resulting in a messy situation. Instead of falling into a negative attitude about the inconvenience, cost, water damage, time etc., I chose to see that I chose the timing to be right. I happened to be home, my handyman friend happened to be available (on a Saturday evening), and as I chose to get into the flow of what needed to be done, it all happened with ease and grace. The water heater was old and ready to go. I chose the right timing and all I had to do was to follow the unfolding without resistance. It really did turn out better than I could have ever expected and got a clean closet out of it too.
Resistance, denial, impatience, martyrdom, anger, blame, doubt, judgment (self and others), stubbornness, and despair, are all part of the minefield of reactions that will put you into a negative spiral and cut you off from the potential positive outcome. You will have a harder time following the thread of the unfolding and you will feel out of sync with right timing. Whenever you feel that the universe is conspiring against you, turn that attitude around to claiming the situation as your own choice.
The exciting thing this month is to be able to observe and witness your intentions and choices take shape and form. Many of you have been patiently feeding a focus of what it is that you want in life. You have been choosing and praying and working on your ability to receive. If your intentions are of the heart, and you are able to trust in right timing, you will witness their unfolding and follow what is showing up. It is a great month for manifesting and energies are aligned for manifesting in a way they have not been for a long time.
The key will be in how much you allow yourself to have and receive. (We help with this on out monthly support Mp3)
This is called “Havingness”. How much can you have? What are you worth? If spirit were to shower you with an unimaginable gift, could you receive it, own it, claim it, and welcome it? How much more can you receive? In energy, love, abundance, wisdom, talent?
This is a big part of staying present and observing what is unfolding as well as choosing and claiming it. Even if you are experiencing something that is showing up for you that you would consider negative, challenging, painful or intense, the way you experience it as a powerful energy will make the difference between whether it ends up empowering you or disempowering you. Fully experiencing what spirit is putting in front of you will increase your havingness whether you see it as negative or positive. Practice applying wisdoms tips in your day-to-day life and notice how different you feel.
What if what is Unfolding is something you don’t want and it is perhaps due to a choice you made that was not of spirit, or the heart, or you made it for someone else? Stay neutral, don’t judge, and make another choice. In a way this month will show you what your choices are bringing you in their unfolding. You could say you get to observe and experience the consequences of your choices. The more neutral you can stay in your observation, the faster you can choose something different if you don’t like what is unfolding. Always follow your intuition, choose from the heart and don’t be attached to the outcome.
Use humor as a lubricant as you follow the thread of unfolding, and always be inspired by the beauty and perfection of spirit as it unfolds your life before you.
How the month shows up
This is a great month to self observe with neutrality and humor. It is a time to be in complete acceptance and to practice training the mind to relinquish control. There will be many lessons that will teach you instantly about what works and what does not. You can either be amused or in despair. Remember there is never a “stupid” choice, just one that perhaps does not serve you as well as another choice would have. This of course becomes clear in the unfolding.
Because this is such an outwardly manifesting month where you can really see the results of your intentions, the lessons come fast and furious. Don’t get stuck on the “could have, should have, would have” reflections of the past. Instead set a new intention and be proactive with your discipline, focus and prayers. And then sit back and observe what is unfolding.
Personally this could be a great month for breakthroughs where you experience your ability to manifest in a co creative way with spirit. An expanded sense of self is also possible as the month carries with it an opportunity for higher centered experiences.
Don’t try and second-guess relationships. This month they may be confusing and take twists and turns and what unfolds around relationships in your life may make no rational sense. You will need to trust that the reactions and movement in relationships has a purpose and order and the mind may not be able to process what that is for some time.
Remember not to take anything personally as others are busy in their own reactions which can sometimes turn into projections. We always recommend being around people who are on the same page and who can teach you something and who have your best interests at heart. Make sure you surround yourself with others that are doing their work and are able to bring laughter, beauty, love and wisdom tips into your life.
This is a good month to complete karmic agreements, practice forgiveness and move on from any situation or experience that still triggers feelings of blame, rejection, anger or emotional pain. Let it go and move on.
The lesson this month is to be in your environment without resistance or wishing it was different. Whatever is unfolding in your life, accept it, welcome it, choose it, and then take the proper action to either change how you are engaged with it or surrender to enjoying the power of what is available to you. For example, if you are caught in a storm, rather than judge your timing, or lack or preparation, or focusing on your discomfort, acknowledge the power available and make a choice to be present with it. Then you can take right action with neutrality and find shelter or do whatever you feel you need to.
If your personal environment is unfolding with unexpected challenging situations, deal with them with humor and an attitude of using everything as a bid for power. On the other hand if your environment is unfolding for you in a really good way, be present with that experience and pay attention to your ability to have.
This is an excellent month to reset your intentions and commitments for greater physical health and then watch how that unfolds for you. If you are a person who has struggled with finding resources, answers, or your own disciplines for greater health and well being, pay attention to what is unfolding and you may be surprised at the synchronicity of the right thing showing up at the right time.
Whenever you set an intention for something like physical health or losing weight or changing your addictive habits, make sure you discipline the mental chatter that tries to convince you that “it won’t work this time either”. This is where trust in spirit comes in as well as trust in your intentions of the heart. Make sure you want better health because you want it and not just to please another. Watch for tests from your false personality that tries to seduce you away from what you know is right for you.
This is a great month to watch projects and new ideas and inspiring changes take hold and unfold and manifest. Those of you who have worked really hard at refining what you want and practicing setting your intentions in the right way will be rewarded as you witness the unfolding of your dreams. Collaboration is a big theme in business and other ventures. Invest in something that is truly meaningful to you and you will not go wrong. It is a good month for expanding your ability to have and receive, so taking a risk in something that is chosen from the heart and that you believe in will likely have positive results.
There is an opportunity for great abundance and prosperity this month if you can have it and receive it. It is a good time to work on any scarcity consciousness you may still carry from your imprinting, ancestors or personal experiences. If you are carrying a scarcity mentality, it will become obvious to you in what you see unfolding in your life. Don’t despair, accept it as part of who you are and then harness the power to make a different choice that will change it. Do this without judgment, regret, blame or attachment. Remember the power of applying wisdom tips in your daily life. ( The Mp3’s suggested earlier are a good support)
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The author of this commentary, Lena Stevens, is the co-founder of an international school and consulting firm dedicated to the study and application of shamanism and wisdom. Lena Stevens has co-authored books with Jose Stevens, Ph.D., such as Secrets of Shamanism:Tapping the Spirit Power Within You. Their website is http://www.thepowerpath.com