Mindful Courage

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Mindful Monday 10/30/17

“It takes courage to become who you really are.” ~ e.e. cummings

It is courageous to take the road less traveled. To determine your own truth. Turning away from the expectations place on you and beginning to listen to your own inner compass takes courage. And the opportunities to employ that courage show up again and again because choosing to chart your own course isn’t something that is ever truly completed. There will be endless opportunities to revisit, reassess, wonder, worry, and choose again to follow your heart and soul. Sometimes those repeated opportunities feel easier than the first plunge but there are times it feels even more terrifying than the first.

Don’t allow fear or the perceived comforts of the known road trick you into believing your efforts are misguided or that you aren’t up to the challenge. They aren’t, you are, and the only reason you are struggling is because for a moment you have forgotten your true power. Take a deep breath, find your footing, and feel into your energy. Sit in your heart and feel your powerful energy. Visualize that energy expanding to the size of your house, then the size of the block, then the neighborhood. Don’t rush the visualization, go slow. Give yourself this gift of empowerment and your courage will rally, ready to tackle the next step on your journey.

If you are feeling stuck and need an extra boost, call on Kali the Hindu goddess to assist you. 2017 is a “1” year in numerology (2+0+1+7 =10) (1+0=1) and the number 1 signifies the energy of rebirths, fresh starts and brings with it powerful momentum and movement when it comes to new ideas, inventions, and creations. Kali, whose name means time, quite forcefully pushes us out of our comfort zone by creating storms and lighting fires to cleanse the old and make way for the new. The turbulence can be unnerving at times, however, ultimately it causes dramatic shifts in our lives that empower us to reach our full potential.

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Laura Rowe is an intuitive energy healer. Living in Portland, Oregon, Laura founded The Vital Spirit, an entity that seeks to be an instrument in the ongoing shift in human consciousness. Laura works with adults who identify as highly sensitive persons or empaths and are committed to learning about who they are and how they want to express themselves in this world. She helps these individuals clear energetic blocks, release limiting beliefs, thrive in their business/careers and navigate interpersonal relationships so they can live life to the fullest.