Initiation into Greatness
As humans we’ve all been through it. Insurmountable cycles of challenges where the most distracting events, one after another, seem to move against us, preventing us from our ultimate happiness, dream or vision for our lives. This is an initiation into greatness. When we intend for something to become our reality and we feel a ‘Yes!” of excitement, passion and the exhilaration for our quest, we have in fact asked the universe that we may know our mastery. What comes with mastery is the art of moving through the initiation.
What does this look like in a modern day story? Well, a person could finally decide to write that book or create that healing arts center that he has always dreamed of. To get there, he then decides on a strategy that he will work with to create it. A few steps along the way in the strategy may be creating a space in the home to work on the vision, creating more time to complete the organization of it and perhaps acquiring the capital. How exciting when passion is present and the plans are made and all he can dream of is the final outcome while completing the tasks to make it so.
He wakes in the morning looking forward to his meeting with a potential investor and the car breaks down, he has specific times marked during the week for preparation for his dream and it is taken by a sick child, his day job begins to drain him of energy, as they ask for more and more hours of his time. Welcome to the initiation into greatness.
How to move through it?
First with LOVE, then consider………
- Know that when things arise in your life, it represents your call to know your mastery. You could ask the creator an empowering question, “Why did we create this?” There is a reason for everything. Once you receive the answer, you can gain the insights and release it.
- Reposition your mindset and restate your new position or perspective. When our car breaks down, we could feel that we are no longer able to achieve the results, however, if we can step back for a moment, become impartial, ‘look from above’, we can gain a higher perspective and reframe it to see it as part of the bigger picture of things. For example the disempowered thought: “My car just broke down, why are all things happening to me?” becomes transmuted to empowerment, by thinking and saying, “Perhaps I wasn’t supposed to go to that destination at this time and I am being guided to purchase another car that is in better condition to go somewhere new and exciting in the near future as part of my new vision.
- Utilize the power of now to create a perfect solution. As Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness”. Re-create the situation based on what is happening now. Accept it but see yourself as the creator, continually creating in each moment and create something new first with your mind. Focus on what is going right and your vision. When you can learn to enjoy and laugh about your small hardships, so that you lighten your load and don’t absorb the hit.
- Know when it’s not your battle. The master does not fight others’ battles. A master upholds his own growth and does not save others, when it derails his highest purpose, but lends a helping hand sparingly, so as to not diffuse his energy and power. When something comes up that seems to be slung against you, it could be another’s drama, someone who may feel they need saving. Take a look at your relations to be sure they are not co-dependent ones.
People who come to me for sessions, are often undertaking an initiation into their greatness. This is why they reach out for support. When we create a vision, through proclaiming that we want something more in our lives, we learn to step through any obstacle on our path, through the power of attitudes and repositioning our mind set to be the masters we intended to be, it is then our truest alignment with higher power that brings in the experiences that are needed to become the powerful masters that we already are. And this is the initiation into greatness.
I have personally gone through many initiations in my life. Where it seemed that no matter how hard I tried to accomplish what I set out to do, it was as if ‘unseen forces’ were holding me back. I didn’t feel supported or in the flow. However, now I know differently. It was in these moments of oppression, homelessness, abusive relationships and not being paid by people who seemed to want more of me, that I have gained my biggest seeds of truth and victory.
***For those of you still reading, I will share one of my experiences here so that I may illustrate how ‘seemingly bad’ things are moments of initiation that occur in concert with creator………………..
I was always a very sensitive, psychic one and have felt that I’m here serving a higher purpose. Most of my life I haven’t known what that was or even who I was. I began having dreams where I felt I was very awake. One night a scary demon came into my dream. This concerned me, as I was not used to having nightmares in the past. Much to my dismay, this demon would come into many of my dreams. What did he look like? Well, he was grayish black in color with a grim reaper looking clock covering his entire body and head and had wide spaces for eyes, but no eyes were present. At the time, my psychic and energy healing skills were escalating and all I wanted was to heal people with my abilities. But, how was I to become the master of creating a healing business and working with people when I had this demon coming around and showing up in my dreams? It was scary. My vision was to hold a high vibration and field of energy that others would entrain with and then be healed. Once again, I closed my eyes for sleep and the vivid dream began. I was sitting on a San Franciscan train (I lived in San Francisco at the time) and my destination was unknown. The train stopped and the demon came aboard the train. I felt the fear well up inside me, for only a moment, as he was stepping closer and closer. He stood in front of me and all of a sudden I stood up in front of him and felt this brilliant wave of love pouring out from my heart and embraced him. As I felt I was this brilliant frequency of love, he melted right down to the ground. I passed the initiation. It was amazing, that I learned of the power of self and the frequency of love that night.
It was several weeks later that the demon showed up again and I became the one who conquered the demon as he stood below, with my foot on his chest; I stood above with one hand down holding him there and one hand up. This was very graphic for me. And I contemplated for a long time about these dreams, especially the last two. As my quest to know more continued, someone told me to ask his name and his purpose. I went into meditation and asked. He said, “My name is Valor and I am your teacher.” So after that I happened to come across a depiction of Archangel Michael slaying the devil. It was truly a moment of awe for me and this is what we looked like in the dream. This initiation was meant for me to know my greatness and to remember the power of love.
So when ‘seemingly bad’ things are happening to you, always remember your power and that you have a choice to overcome, turning them into growth and propel you into your mastery. And this is the initiation into greatness from the highest self and the creator to bring you into your mastery.