Inside: Lunar tracking and Seasonal Living in general help me witness my growth and show up fully – with joy and on purpose – in every season.
This is the final new moon before my birthday visioning week which marks a sacred time of year for me.
Early summer each year, I look back to see how far I’ve journeyed, how I’ve healed and grown, and what I’ve learned along the way. And then I listen inward for a new sense of direction for the year ahead. I’ve already been hearing some things but I’m trying to stay present, open, curious, and not jump ahead.
As I pause to check in with the new moon, I notice a pull to trust that there is beauty and goodness ahead as I let myself show up and be seen as my True Self in all of my work and life.
This past year has involved so much internal change. I know it has for many of you too! I’m shedding another skin, almost bursting out of the old one. It doesn’t fit me anymore.
I notice fear and self-doubt are loud and this requires of me to work intentionally and consistently at pulling my mind and heart back from fearful places, to attune to the wisdom of my body, and live open to the joy that lives amid the messiness of life and receive it, open armed, without conditions.
Since January I’ve stepped into my Second Spring, and into the new story that I saw and heard in my vision, late 2018. I’ve come to the end of one story and am growing into something new.
Since it took me 51.5 years to feel like I’d finally grown into my True Self, I wonder what the next cycle through the seasons of my life will be like. This feels exciting and scary at once. Maybe it’ll feel less scary as I go. Or maybe fear will companion me forward.
It’s interesting, though. Fear is not my enemy. I know her voice (we’ve spent a lot of years together); it’s kind and mirrors to me my root stories/beliefs/limitations. I give her a voice and if needed, process what arises, but she no longer leads the show.
Here’s to another cycle around the sun,
Originally published inside the Seasonal Projects Circle of the Brave + Beautiful Membership Community
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