Find Your Own Voice
Living Our Deeper Song
The Creative in me honors the Creative in you!
This is a time of searching. This is a time of exploration. This is a time of questioning. Most of all, this is a time for choosing. It is time to find your own voice. It will be a new voice. It will be a different voice. It may be an unexpected voice. It will be a stronger voice. It will be based on the dramatically changing needs of the world today, the calling of your heart, and the most impactful and far-reaching use of your gifts. It may be a professional job. It may be a volunteer position. You may step out on your own. It may be a service within the confines of your group of friends. But your role will change. And much will change because of it.
Find your voice by noticing why people are drawn to you. What do they seek from you? What do they ask of you? How has that changed recently? What is your new unfolding vision for yourself and for our planet? What do you believe is possible? How do you see your own role evolving?
Notice how your beliefs and expectations may have changed. Notice what new strengths you have developed in response to the emerging Divine Feminine and the violent reaction of the Divine Masculine who is lashing out in all directions. We must keep our center. We must keep our focus. And most of all we must continue to choose for the highest good for all. Or at the very least the highest good for the most people.
Let your new role unfold. Be patient. But be curious. Go exploring. Try on different versions of similar paths. Or try a whole new path all together. Find your voice. It is needed. Make it a strong voice placed deeply in service for the well-being of all.
DEEPER SONG AFFIRMATION
I step into the passionate calling of my new voice
DEEPER SONG PROCESS
- Close your eyes and listen with your heart. What circumstance, situation on earth calls most to you?
- Give some thought to how you might serve that calling.
- Go exploring and find your new voice.
How can you simply “be” light? How do you walk through your day as a Light Being? You do it with intention. You do it with an awareness of yourself as a spiritual being, cosmic consciousness itself. You are essence in a physical body. It is an essence of the highest vibration. That’s who we are. If you know yourself to be light, how does it change what you do and how you do it?
I will move into a gathering with more awareness of the collective consciousness. I will give gratitude to my human form and for the many ways it allows me to participate in this life. I will give gratitude for my mind which is part of who I am, a favorite part granted, but just part of me. Since our consciousness creates how we express ourselves, I will listen to my consciousness. I will support her in staying on the high road and seeing the highest good for all, for being present and not just reacting, but for responding with compassionate inclusion. This inner work is constant. It’s about being continuously aware. Aware of what you are thinking. Aware of what you are doing. Be aware of the nudges of the universe and what you are to do with them. Move through your day with awareness and let Spirit guide you.
The Power of Encouragement
I was practically cheering as I walked down the hall to get the mail. My body is doing such a fabulous job of self-healing and the results are encouraging and rewarding. Which do you notice – what is working or what is not?
Focus on the wins and build on them.
As both men and women search to find our new role in the unfolding Sacred Feminine, we will have to try out a variety of roles. Some of them are roles that have not even been invented yet. So we have to keep listening to our inner voice and turn to the world and try to place ourselves in new roles in unfamiliar and rapidly unfolding situations, finding unexpected but much-needed evolving places of service.
So many new ways to do things are being discovered daily that we need to stay alert to what is calling us, what is appropriate for us, what is next for us, what is possible. And then we go exploring to see where it leads us. How does our heart feel? What are our goals? What are our accomplishments? Are our choices accomplishing what we want to get done? Are we going in a positive direction?
Take an action, focus in on a situation, and adjust according to the response you get. Stay flexible. Do the work.
Find Your Natural Rhythm
We get so caught up in schedules and appointments and obligations that we forget to establish our own natural rhythm. When do you do your best work? Are you a morning person? A night person? Do you work in strong bursts and then change pace for a while? Or are you a strong, steady type? Those are all valid ways to work which may not be allowed in the way we structure our life and work. It is helpful to know your natural rhythm and find ways to honor it.
I’m super creative in the morning. So whatever writing or creating I’m going to do is worked on then. Sometimes I find study is a good use of my energy in the afternoon. Take time to notice your natural rhythms and see how you can adjust your day to accommodate them.
Bring Nature Into Your Life
I have been known to have twigs and leaves and acorns in an arrangement in my home. My windows are lined with plants with colorful leaves. I have sun catchers in my window rather than shades so I can easily look out and be with the flow of nature. How do you bring nature into your environment?
My meditation chair faces a window so I can be with nature during that time of contemplation. I play my flutes to the new day. I play my flutes to the sunset.
My Qigong practice begins by bringing energy up from Gaia and down from Cosmic Consciousness. I pause as I move through my day to look out at nature to see what she’s sharing with me, what mood she is in, what messages she has.
How do you live with the unfolding cycles of nature?
What Are Your Options?
There is always more than one choice. There is always more than one way around a problem. What are your options? Do you simply stop and stare at a blockage in your life and not move forward without looking around for different ways to get around it? Over, above, around – all are approaches that offer different options. Is it really a problem or is it actually an incredible opportunity that asks you to rise to the occasion and give more of yourself than you have before? It is an opportunity to grow. There are always options. Do it. Don’t do it. Partially do it. Give it to someone else to do. Consider your options and expand your expectations before you move forward.
===DEEPEN YOUR SPIRITUAL PRACTICE===
Cultivate Your Inner Voice
It takes time to cultivate the interpretation of your Inner Voice. Mine sometimes shouts at me. Other times it is a nudge so slight that if I’m not paying attention, I will miss it. Sometimes I reject what the inner voice says because it doesn’t feel like it’s the right time. But usually, it is. My Inner Voice has so many good ideas that it often makes me stop what I am doing and go act on the idea.
Learn to trust your inner voice. Learn to ask your inner voice for guidance. And listen closely to the very soft nudges it brings to you throughout the day.
===HOW TO BE A STRONG CONTRIBUTING MEMBER OF THE DIVERSE CIRCLE OF LIGHT BEINGS===
Continue Working On Your Own Evolution
We are being called to set aside who we are, what we know, and where we think we’re going because our world is dramatically changing. It clears out the old and births the new. We have to stay flexible. We have to evolve. We have to chart a new path. We have to explore and make new choices. This is a time of major change.
The question I’m asking myself a lot is what I am to do now? What is needed from me now? Where will I have the most impact? How can I be the most useful?
What’s coming up for me is based on my natural curiosity about the unfolding feminine and the form she is evolving into.
I also intend to go with the flow. I will not plan so far ahead that I cannot make an instant course correction when a new insight shows up or a new opportunity comes to me. I will not lock myself into a long-term plan for now, I think there’s too much change going on.
You can’t rush change. You can’t rush recognition of new possibilities. But you can teach yourself to be aware and observant and thoughtful. As this unfolding continues, you will find criteria to use as a measuring stick. You will also find things that are so exciting, it will blow your mind because you never thought that would be possible in your lifetime. The idea that you would be able to do it opens realms of new possibilities. Let your imagination soar. Go exploring. Make new choice. Create new expectations for what is possible.
I’m not sure what staying flexible does for year-long plans or objectives or goals like we used to do. I think we might have to take it project by project. Perhaps even moment by moment. A project could be completed in any length of time that will make it usable and we will find out what change that leads to, what it evolves into. Continue work on your own evolution and enjoy the unfolding opportunities that present themselves.
I cherish my online friends. I talk to them at regular intervals and we support each other on our respective journeys. Each friend seems to address a different area of interest of mine and it is very supportive to be able to have regular conversations with people who are walking a similar path and exploring in a similar direction at a similar level. We do not share all parts of our paths, but we support each other on the part of the path we share.
Perhaps you make the first connection. Reach out and make arrangements to have a conversation on Zoom with someone you would like to know better. Or begin with an email exchange. The more specialized your area of interest, the trickier it is to find someone interested at the same level you are. The more advanced you get, the more you need advanced people in that area to share your journey with. Reach out. Arrange a monthly call and see how you can support each other.
How will you begin to build your far-reaching online community of friends?
===BROADEN YOUR HORIZON – EXPAND YOUR VIEW===
As I watch the challenges in the US, I have a choice – I can worry or I can raise my expectation of what is possible. I’m going to do the latter. So even though the answer, the next move, the solutions are not yet obvious, I’m going to trust that the solution for the highest good for all will emerge and prevail. What do you expect is possible? Raise your expectations and you will invite in higher energy.
Understand Your Process
How do you learn? What process do you go through to make your observations? What are the criteria for your choices?
I’m an over-view person. I see the potential and its variations very rapidly. I do not remember detail very readily.
I have a friend who remembers detail forever. She weaves it into lovely patterns of understanding. Both of those learning styles are gifts.
Give some thought to how you learn, how you make choices, how you choose your action steps. Once you understand your pattern you can create a methodology to evolve an effective deepening process for your decisions.
However you make decisions is perfect for you but understand how you work and figure out how to utilize those preferences.
Change and Possibilities
Because change is happening so rapidly around us, we have to keep looking for the new possibilities that are emerging. They may be in a form that we recognize. They may not. They may be ours to do. They may not. I think we are entering a stage where we need to question everything we do because there’s going to be an alternative way to do it. Solar panels came to mind. 3-D printing of houses come to mind. Elimination of plastic come to mind. These are huge changes in how we used to do things. Keep learning. Pay attention to what is new and available. And keep questioning your choices so that you can keep building and finding new ways to do everything and anything.
===OUR EVOLVING FUTURE===
Brian Clark says this is a creator economy. There are so many platforms that give us access to people all over the world that our business goals can and need to be global. This includes coating, teaching, designing, marketing, technical development, and reaching a worldwide audience. Brian says, “It’s an amazing time to be a creative entrepreneur and build your personal enterprise.”
Look imaginatively at the unfolding needs that you can now identify in the world and find innovative ways to fill that need. This is a period of creativity and originality. Enjoy.
======THE UNFOLDING DIVINE FEMININE=== ===
Establishing New Feminine Qualities
This has been such a male-dominated world that there are no Divine Feminine examples for us to copy. We only have the masculine view of the world. But that is changing. So what do you see as the new, unfolding feminine qualities? I see independence. The Divine Feminine walks her own path in her own way in her own time. She has confidence and she is strong and she is very, very, very attuned to the guidance of her inner voice. She is so strong that she does not need support. She may choose to partner with someone in order to increase that strength or expand the possibilities. But she really prefers to walk alone. Independent. Wise. Inquisitive. Smart. Feminine is all of those. If you don’t believe that, you are still listening to the male-dominated world. And you have some choices to make. There are probably some beliefs to change. Forget what is out there right now like unequal work opportunities and unequal pay. And especially look out for the unequal expectations – by others and by ourselves. Each of us, both male and female are evolving into this new feminine. Men and women both have to change their beliefs in what is possible for women to do.
How do we do that? We notice what calls us and we go exploring and keep a lookout for any of those restrictive feminine role clichés that are bound to show up.
There are many ways to approach a situation. If I wanted to help fight fires but am a small sized woman, not a big strong man, I have to perhaps create a role for myself in that profession. I may be the pilot to spot the new fire path and report back. I may create a new tool for fighting fires. I may develop a new conservation technique that prevents forest fires or reseeds forests. There are many ways to participate in helping a cause. We have to learn to think beyond anything we’ve imagined before because the opportunities are different and the tools are different. Be clever. Be creative. Be innovative. Create your own version of being in the Divine Feminine in this unfolding time.
=== DEEPER SONG PHILOSOPHIES ===
My strongest guiding philosophy is to keep looking within. I love my inner voice. I love that the more I listen the louder she speaks. And when I listen, I discover new opportunities, new paths, new possibilities. Are you listening to your inner voice? She is showing you the way.
May we hear and heed the call of the Divine Feminine.
May we expand our hearts and our expectations.
May we walk the Path of Light with a sure foot.
May we keep our gaze on the summit.
May we take this journey with a full heart.
I entwine my light with yours and we move forward to guide the way.
===BROADEN YOUR HORIZON – EXPAND YOUR VIEW===
Just read this about aging from Brian Clark
===REFLECTIONS OF A DEEPER SONG PODCAST===
Pass It Forward
I have been collecting crystals for 50 years. This week I passed along my crystal jewelry collection, with the exception of one labradorite necklace I wear, to my daughter, Cathy. I was surprised to find that I felt relief the next day. I had made some of the jewelry in a jewelry-making class in New York City and I got to point those out to her. One rutilated quartz necklace had been shouting at me for days that she wanted to go be with Cathy now. It’s interesting how rocks can talk, can make their wishes and their needs and their gifts known. We just have to listen.
What do you need to pass forward? What do you need to let go? I still have a huge number of crystals but I found a group who were ready to move on to help Cathy deepen her spiritual practice.
There is a time for everything. Sometimes that time is to stay and sometimes it is time to let go.
What do you need to pass forward?
===SING A DEEPER SONG ===
I let go. It was time.
I let go. It was time. What I released was needed elsewhere. And it made room for me to bring in the new. Or expand what I kept.
I let go. It was time. What I released was needed elsewhere. And it made room for me to bring in the new. Or expand what I kept. Now there is room to grow.
Cara Lumen, January 2022
We create our future with every thought we think, every action we take. Move forward mindfully as you sing your Deeper Song.
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