Stepping outside your old limitations and 'out of the box' of
suppression, habits, and old family patterns, you open yourself
to a newer, freer form of expression. This form is more
expansive and begins to let people see more of who you really
are. It gives people a glimpse of the real you that's been
hiding under the compacted energy of fears, restrictions and
limitations. It means you are becoming more visible.
What do I mean by 'visible'? It means that your inner Light
begins to eek out from the cracks in your old energy/body armor.
"There is a crack, a crack in everything
that's how the light gets in."
~ Leonard Cohen
It means you are feeling better about yourself and the joy that
naturally exists deep down in your being is starting to find its
way to the surface in little bits and pieces. And that little
bit of joy and Light can be seen by others.
Have you ever been in a room full of people when someone walks in
the door and everyone stops and stares? You notice how everyone
in the room is drawn to this particular person? What about them
is so fascinating, so appealing? What is it that draws everyone
to them? It's their natural radiance of inner Light. You've
heard the phrase, "Oh, she just has this 'aura' about her."
Simply put- it is about the aura. Your aura is the energy body
that exists around your physical body and emanates up to 2 feet
around you at any given moment. When you are more subdued or
suppressed, your energy body shrinks and is tighter to the body.
When you are open, feeling clear and expanded, it reaches out and
can seem to fill the entire room.
This aura, or subtle energy body is what other's feel when that
'popular' person enters the room. The energy field of the person
is expanded and is radiating Light. Others 'feel' it on a
sensory level and are immediately drawn to it like a moth to a
flame. It's like being a magnet.
When you are radiating your Light and you are 'visible', your
inner self is being seen, heard and validated. You can feel very
connected and 'on', like someone turned a switch on and light
filled the dark room.
Unfortunately, if you have lived under limitations, depressed
energy, restrictions and emotional pain, being visible may be the
last thing you want to have happen. It may trigger fear of hurt
and feelings of danger.
It can be a radical change from the part of you that has been so
accustomed to hiding. Visibility can trigger feelings of shame,
self consciousness, paranoia and vulnerability. It can feel to
some like they are suddenly under a microscope and everyone is
looking at them. This can be rather uncomfortable and cause a
quick rubber band-like effect of pulling back into your shell and
wanting to hide again.
This back and forth, expanding and contracting can be common for
anyone who has lived with fear. It takes getting used to. Being
visible is not something you can easily turn on and off at will.
It's something that can be very unconscious to begin with. You
may not even realize when you're hiding.
One clear signal that you may have gone back into hiding is when
you experience a radical change in your receiving. For example,
you've had a period of time where you've been really receiving
good things in your life, business is booming, your phone is
ringing with invitations, you're up for a promotion, etc and
suddenly- out of the blue, everything just stops. It seems like
the river dried up and nothing is flowing. Business dropped off,
the phone stopped ringing, no one is asking for you or looking
for you. It's like everyone forgot you existed. This can be a
clear signal that you went back into hiding.
It's as if no one can feel your energy presence because you've
pulled your head back into the turtle shell, so to speak, and you
aren't radiating any more. Your signal isn't being picked up.
Think about a radio station tower. If something happens to the
tower, the station stops transmitting and no one hears it.
Visibility works the same way. It you pull back into your shell,
no one sees you!
Let's go back to the example and look at the other side of it-
the period of time when you were really receiving good stuff,
business is booming, you're successful, the money is flowing in,
the people all want to hang out with you and invite you places...
it's like everyone wants to be with you. Well, that's because
you are really visible! You're getting picked up on the radar,
your signal is being broadcast and your Light is radiating out
like a beacon. You are a beacon of Light- just like a
Why would you possibly want to go back into hiding after all the
good stuff that's happening? It's really not a conscious
decision. It's when the unconscious part of you gets
uncomfortable, nervous, scared and hesitant. Things are going
really well and you may not have a point of reference for good
things happening in your life experience. It may be
subconsciously- 'too good'. It may be that you expanded enough
to hit the next emotional layer of old limitation. It could just
be a signal to get your attention so that you release any little
restrictions that may still be in place.
Take a moment and look within yourself. You are radiating? Or
are you hiding? Are you comfortable with your Light? Or are you
going through life feeling like no one can see you or hear you?
Do you feel self conscious when going out in public? Or are you
very comfortable, everyone talks to you and smiles? Think about
? 2005 Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster is an Intuitive Counselor who assists clients to create extraordinary transformations in their daily lives. Her work is uplifting, empowering and success-oriented. You can visit Jodie's website at http://www.illuminationsnetwork.com for further information and to schedule a private intuitive session. You can also look for weekly updates to her blog at: http://intuitiveinnovations.blogspot.com .
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