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June 3, 2019

New Moon Meditation: Sowing Seeds for Love, Joy & Abundance

Once upon a time I was keen on manifesting my desires. Now, I’m more interested in surrendering to the Divine’s plan for my life.

That’s not to say I don’t experience any desire for particular things and experiences. It’s just that I’m aware of the old adage, “Be careful what you wish for”. What we desire is not always for our highest good.

And equally, what we desire may be entirely for our highest good and be fully aligned with Divine’s plan for us.

So, under the tutelage of the wonderful Tosha Silver, I like to surrender my desires now—either to be manifested or dissolved, whichever is alignment with the highest path for me to follow at this time.

And as it’s New Moon—the time for sowing seeds for what we wish to create in our lives—I thought I’d share this brief and simple meditation. Whether there’s something big and new you’d like to create in your life, or you’d simply like to mindfully renew ongoing intentions, I invite you to take a few minutes out of your day to sit with yourself and harness the power of the moon.

Begin by tuning into your breath. Notice, without altering its natural rhythm, the pattern of your breathing. Sit for a couple of minutes in observance of your inhalations and exhalations.

Then bring to mind whatever it is that you’d like to create for yourself, whether that’s an experience, a way of being, or a specific situation you feel a need to manifest. Imagine that intention is a seed and see yourself sowing it in the earth. Visualize yourself watering it daily and trusting that it will sprout and bloom at the right time. See that happening in your mind’s eye—the initial seedling emerging and growing taller and stronger each day.

Now see it fully grown and flowering. Imagine how you’ll feel when your intention has come to fruition. Feel into that reality and allow the feeling to fill up your body and radiate outwards to fill up your aura.

Sit in this feeling for a few minutes. With each inhale focus on drawing this feeling into your everyday life. With each exhale focus on its expansion.

When you feel full and complete, bring your attention back to the present moment and return to your daily activities.

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Cassie Yoder Jun 3, 2019 4:50pm

Thank you for walking us through that process! Wonderfully enlightening!!!

Janice Dolk Jun 3, 2019 5:17am

I was just remembering that today is a new moon, and, I see your post! Thank you.

Lulu Trevena Jun 3, 2019 5:00am

Thank you Hilda

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Hilda Carroll

Hilda Carroll helps folks to create true sanctuary in their lives through a combination of interior design and spiritual practices. A certified meditation teacher who is passionate about making the benefits of the practice accessible to all, she created a 28 day beginner’s ecourse which is specifically designed for busy people.

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