April Showers Bring May Flowers
May is a celebration of the beginning of Summer. We are at the halfway point between the Spring Equinox and the Summer Solstice. This time of year is generally pretty busy, with people running around doing different things with our family or friends. Summer is a time of outward expression, while Winter is about "going within" (if we look to the seasons as teachers). On occasion we can feel like there is too much outward expression and things can be a bit off kilter because we get overwhelmed. According to the Power Path Forecast, we can predict that the month of May can be an astrologically bumpy ride.
The theme for this month is instability, and a lot of us have been purging, cutting ties, and looking more deeply within. As a direct quote, Lena remarks, "Instability is highly creative because nothing is set or solidified and you can mold and inform what it is that you want to manifest in ways that you can’t when things are stable and well defined. Of course, there is the element of chaos as structures become unstable. This can lead to too many options and much mental obsession and confusion". As one of my teachers Christina Pratt has said, the character for chaos in the Chinese written language is the same for "opportunity". So the question is, what type of opportunities will make come to you and grow from this month? Will you be able to find your ground even though things feel unsteady and uncertain?
I have seen it time and time again, as time continues to press forward, we begin to move into more challenging times. Our old coping mechanisms of hiding under the sand and pretending that nothing is happening is becoming less and less effective. More people are beginning to "wake up" to an awareness that they didn't have up until this point. A lot of people realize that there's more to life then the day to day job. Those who still feel comfortable in this time are not feeling pressure that our western culture is placing on us. Be mindful of who you spend your time with, and surround yourself with love and support.
The major message I keep getting affirmed as we move forward, is to connect and network with other like minded people. Those who are living off of fear based paradigms are having more anxiety attacks, emotional crisis's, and feeling less and less stable/secure. Those who are shifting to paradigm to that of love are finding their life's purpose and unraveling who they are meant to be in this world. There will be many distractions upon the way, but it's our responsibility to carry out what we are supposed to do in this world - not get caught up in fear. Again, I remind people about the fact that we do have the option to be courageous, strong hearted, and step forward into this turbulent time with Power.
If we are not, then we must ask ourselves - are we the poison, or the medicine?