This months blog wants to focus on the subject of Intention.
Intention is the glue that holds it all together. Without Intention, short or long-term, the path would be a never-ending labyrinth. It is in the intention that everything finds meaning and purpose. Although mostly used in Buddhist practice I believe the tool of Intention to be one that fits for all Beings on all paths.
Since we are all Energy (science is proving this), think about Intention as one of the tools for manifestation or creating change. As Energetic Beings, every thought we think manifests because these thoughts are also Energy and vibrate out into the Universe to create this very thought. Thoughts regarding another person travel to that person, good or bad. You are thinking about someone and the phone rings, sure enough it is this someone. Energy follows Intent.
Intent really works for all areas of life. The key, and this is important, is to FIGURE OUT WHAT YOU WANT. If you can become clear in this, you may be astonished at how people and other lesser-known forces gather behind your cause.
You can have plenty of Intentions, again in different areas, but you will want one or two Master Intentions that govern all other “sub”-Intentions. The Master Intentions do not have to last a lifetime, yet some most certainly do.
For example, my Master Intention is “Transformation of the planet.” This Intention, which has grown over time, is now guiding my personal and business choices every day. Transformation of the planet of course includes my own Transformation on an ongoing basis. Then, there are plenty of smaller sub-Intentions that resonate with the Master Intention, for example: taking actions that are supporting my Intention of expanding within my gifts, and; being fully present with my daughter, or; being more available to my friends, etc…
Since, Intentions tend to grow and evolve, begin with smaller more personal ones if you like. The important thing to understand is that Intention gives structure. Our busy lives sometimes sweep us deeply into the swift current of Human reality. In the heart of that current, your Intention will provide an outstretched branch to grasp onto and guide you to safer ground. Taking only a few minutes a day to remind yourself of your Intentions will keep them at the surface, providing tools at your ready disposal for building the human existence that you clearly envision.
You can see how it would be important to have your sub-Intentions resonate with the Master Intention, yes? One could not have the Intention of “Enjoying the journey of life” for example, when the sub-Intentions of the ego or of your programming proclaim: ”I will make more money, no time to stop now, don’t even think about taking a break, you can have fun when you’ve got X,Y,Z…”
Please do not judge yourself if there is a moment where you are not in alignment with your Intention. On the contrary, if you find yourself noticing such a misalignment, for in the mere act of the noticing, you are most assuredly on the right path and should be thankful. Simply make the “higher” choices guided by your Intention and your Master self. And you will feel power in this. In the combined self-reminding of your Intentions and the practice of acting, thinking, being, and speaking in alignment with your Intentions, you will be forming a new programming/conditioning of your choice.
So what do you want from life?
Keep checking in with yourself to make sure that your actions, thoughts and words are in alignment with the greater you. And step by step your being in this alignment will feed you, it will give you energy, make you feel good about and proud of yourself. You are going to find more meaning in your life … and can’t you just begin to imagine the possibilities from there?
P.S. Remember to breathe
Love and Light,