The word, “Goddess,” has very recently become a household name that it is more common to hear the word, ‘Goddess,’ than to hear the word, ‘God.’ This is because our planet has existed for the longest time in an imbalanced state of male dominance for which has brought about the somewhat ruin of our existence. In the need to bring back the harmony and balance of the planet on its sacred axis, Goddess wisdom has become the order of the day – She is what sets things in continuum allowing for the expansion and evolution of life to unfold, generation after generation.
Thanks to Her, we are now coming to recognising the missing elements in what completes us but make no mistake in thinking that the Goddess is only exclusive to the women gender as the masculine and feminine, yin and yang or the Shiva and Shakti essence is apparent in all men and women. The idea here is to come into a balanced state so that we do not operate from a wounded masculine or wounded feminine state – this is the very cause for the rise in the Goddess wisdom.
Igniting our inner Goddess requires for us to embrace us for who we are and to reclaim our lost power in the way we see ourselves as well as the way we conduct ourselves in the world arena. It is about ridding ourselves of the baggage we carry with us from the past and live in a robust state of knowing and being, exactly who we need to be.
In learning to ignite our inner Goddess, here are some factors for you to consider:
- DISCOVER THE STORY OF YOUR LIFE.
Determine how you want to live your life and let the past make you better, not bitter. For your own sake, forgive unconditionally but do not forget the lessons. Learn to discern the things that bring real meaning to you and surrender the nitty gritty – make room for what really matters. You are always in charge of you and how your life pans out.
- VOICE YOUR TRUTH.
Stand in your power without allowing anyone to tell you that you are not good enough. Eradicate the thought that you are a victim in every circumstance in your life. Annihilate self-sabotage by thinking before saying anything to yourself or to others. Learn to say, ‘No,’ and stop being a people-pleaser. Deal with your own inner child and give recognition to issues that may be holding you back from your highest potential.
- MAKE A PLEDGE TO YOURSELF.
Commit to being your true authentic Self, without sacrificing who you truly are. Surrender your conditionings and your limited thought-processes and give yourself permission to come into who YOU are, not what your parents or the world wants you to be. Again, stop being a people-pleaser. This doesn’t mean that you should be defiant or blasé in your behaviour and mannerisms – just be, YOU!
- SPARK YOUR WILLPOWER.
Define your life’s purpose and stick to your passion. Do only that which gives you your highest bliss. Don’t wait for someone to offer you an opportunity to thrive, create your own sense of purpose and trust the wisdom therein.
- CELEBRATE YOUR SEXUALITY.
Honour your sacred femininity – you were chosen to be the guardian of your grace. Disengage from body shaming yourself and learn to live in your own body. When you can accept you for who you are, you give permission to the world to accept you just the same. Never allow others to define your sexuality. Learn to hold your sexuality with grace and dignity while learning to feel enough with yourself.
- RECLAIM YOUR STRENGTH AND SELF-RESPONSIBILITY.
Retrieve your inner Goddess. Rejoice over your sacredness. Be responsible for your actions, your words and your reflection. Whatever you are feeling inside is what is reflected to the world, so, be sure to never give up on you by not allowing others to define you. Sop trying to follow other peoples’ footsteps, instead, create your own. Spend time looking into the mirror and really looking deep into your eyes – you are bound to find YOU!
- ILLUSTRATE YOUR WISDOM.
Take charge of your life and create a legacy. Step out of your fears, they are most often, unfounded or come from some pre-conditioned beliefs. Step into your own power and faith in yourself and remember that everyone single human being on planet Earth has been given the same opportunities as well as the tools to thrive as a human race; therefore, choose to live like a Goddess and nothing less. Your legacy is not one where you are remembered as a person who lived your life fully but one who lived her life fiercely. Remember, you are exactly where you need to be in your life right now; so, stop complaining!
- DON’T PLAY THE BLAME GAME.
Take responsibility for the consequences of your actions and words. If you expected the world to bow down to you, get ready to be disappointed. The world was not created for you to bow down to you at YOUR whim and fancy. It is only when you are responsible for your own opinion of yourself that the world cares to take notice that you exist. Be kind to yourself without the need to explain why. Gift yourself space to grow in the light of your own wisdom and authenticity – become your own ambassador of grace and divinity.
- LET GO, LET GOD
Stop trying the quick-fix methods – everything is a process: allow, allow, allow. Try and not fight the water you are drowning in (metaphorically speaking) and allow the water to take you where it needs to take you. It may not be the destination you are most prepared for, but it will be the next platform from which you discover new creativity and greatness for you to thrive again. Just remember that no one is trying to punish you or to teach you a hard lesson – your life is your own destiny.
May the wisdom of the Goddess lead you by your hand, to the labyrinth of your soul and deliver you in that place in your life where you learn to trust and love again, so that you come to BEING exactly all you were meant to be.
SUJATA NANDY WORLD GURUKUL