There has been much discussion through the years of when the "Age of Aquarius" will begin. Some claiming it has already begun and others prophesying about the future. It is a curious blend of science (astronomy) and mystery that has no definitive date on which all agree!
I believe we are now in the Age of Aquarius and the shift began on 8.21.2017, the day that "the Sun and the Moon met across the West."
So what does this even mean?
Age of Aquarius:
Humanity is an ever-evolving, dynamic experience of being here in the physical form on Earth. Much like the ocean, humanity goes through waves of evolution. In the very beginning, humanity's focus was on survival, understanding relationships, creating community, settling, exploring, expanding. Always on expanding.
Astrology has been a tool throughout the ages to guide humanity in understanding our place in the Universe, connecting us to what we intuitively know we came from... The Stars... The Void... The Oneness. And as we have explored the physical form here on Earth, humanity has created separation, division, contrast - with the purpose of always coming back to Unity and Love.
Much like the human journey, which has a beginning (birth) and an ending (death), the cycles that humanity goes through also have beginnings and endings.
The Age of Aquarius is the beginning of humanity coming back into greater Unity.One global community where there are no borders or divisions. No separate agendas or needs.
Simply one Collective Consciousness working in harmony with our Home, which is this beautiful planet of Gaia / Earth.
In order to transition humanity into this new beginning, a new way of life on this planet, there must first be an ending to create space for the new. We have seen this happening already as old structures and belief systems have been breaking down and have been questioned in leadership, government, finances, housing, education, religion. All that humanity has created and grasped tightly onto before is being dissolved in our Return to Love and Unity.
And endings can bring great fear, as we sit in the space of the unknown, the uncertain. What is there to hold onto, if everything we have known before is dissolving?
"To believe I walk alone is a lie that I've been told.
So let your heart hold fast for this soon shall pass, like the high tide takes the sand."
~ inspirational wisdom through music by the most talented Fort Atlantic
What I am sharing now is not a message of fear or doom and gloom, but a validation of Love, a confirmation of what I believe many Soul-humans on this planet at some level already sense. I am merely putting words to a shift in consciousness that has been formless or not visible in the way that it is now becoming.
I believe there are two choices available to humanity as we enter this Age of Aquarius:
What do I mean by this? Well, I could use words that are coming from the human mind and feel heavy, like choose "Life or Death," "Physical or Non-Physical." Or I could speak from the Soul, which offers a simple choice:
When we are able to move beyond the human emotions of fear and doubt, with its matches to the collective fear of death and pain and struggle - when we allow those emotions to drop away, ALWAYS what sits underneath humanity is Love.
As an Aquarian, born on January 26th, I intuitively navigate in my healing gifts being a bridge between the human mind and the Infinite Soul. And so allow me to address our natural human fears, in this time of change, with Information.
1.) Staying here on Gaia:
Right now, it might look a little scary to consider staying here on this planet. The news reports today use words like the "wrath of the storm," the "path of destruction," "climate change worsening, "communities destroyed." There are so many descriptions of real events that are happening around us that can increase our level of fear of staying here, of remaining alive on this planet. What does our future even look like?!
Perhaps I can offer a different perspective... what I sense is coming.
What I feel to be true is that our planet is healing the damage that we as humans, in particular over the past 100 years, have done to our land, our oceans, and our air. Our planet has been here MUCH longer than we have as humans and has an innate ability to self-correct.
Gaia, our beautiful home planet, is becoming warmer in order to provide a sustainable climate that best supports the evolution of humans who choose to stay for this Age of Aquarius. Our physical bodies are made up mostly of water and as we evolve into more optimal levels of health in the physical form, our bodies are going to be balanced by more water and light and less food and its resulting waste. We are moving to a healthier, more natural, plant-based diet where the healing of photosynthesis - transforming sunlight into energy - better supports our bodies. There won't be a need in the future for dis-ease or wounds or traumas or pain. We are going to be Infinite Souls (with all that we know about the Universe) embodied. Moving around a planet where we are co-creating whatever we want because the struggle is gone. So we can co-create new sounds, new plant life, new realities... life becomes pure pleasure here.
But to get to that, there's first a squeezing out of the old fears and ways, as Gaia realigns our priorities and our physical environment.
Those Soul-humans who choose to stay for the Age of Aquarius naturally begin aligning with the vibration of Aquarius - meaning a greater focus on healing, humanity, consciousness, awareness, creation, Love.
The future is beautiful!
There is more play and delight and expansion beginning on our planet now than the greatest philosophers have ever dreamed of, and we are co-creating it, every individual together.
The foundational level of consciousness for Gaia and for humanity in the Age of Aquarius is Fifth Dimension and above. (If dimensions are new to you, I describe them in this video, Down and In.)
Every Soul-human choosing to stay is doing so with a commitment to bringing their gifts forward. To exploring their unique contribution to the whole. It will take a little time to unfold in its perfection, but every Soul-human who stays is here to contribute.
2. The other choice is to Return to Being a Soul:
I believe that every Soul-human chooses the moment when they transition from physical form back to non-physical. From being on this planet to returning to the Infinite experience of a Soul. (Even if the when, how, and why makes no logical sense to those who loved them.) And as our planet heals, I believe that the Earth is bringing natural disasters into communities so that many Souls can transition quickly together.
It is our human conditioning that has us afraid of this transition. And yet anyone who supports humans as they are dying KNOWS the beauty, the reverence of the moment of death. There is a physical and a spiritual shift / transition when the human life ends. Those who are blessed to work in that space use words like "holy, sacred, spiritual, reverent."
Many stories have been shared by people who have had near-death experiences and lived. There is a repeated theme of "moving through a tunnel towards the light," with a sense of anticipation and joy, the fear dissolving as they move forward. And when those people share their stories later, they use words like "I chose to stay," "I knew there was more for me to do here and so I chose to stay in the human experience."
My deepest hope in writing this article is to help dissolve the human fear of death.
Allow me to share my own "Returning to Being a Soul" story.
(The audio below is me, recording about the experience and then transcribing it here into this article.)
I had an experience last year in a deep meditative state in sacred ceremony where I felt myself as the Soul leaving the human body, moving through my tunnel, my corridor of all the lives I have ever lived. Clearly "seeing" the Light at the end of my tunnel, moving faster as I got closer. When I came to the end of the tunnel, I paused and in front of me was an expansive sphere of darkness, much like a stadium would look if you were standing at the top looking down into the stadium. An enormous space.
Directly in front of me but far, far away on the other side almost of the stadium / sphere, I could see this curve of light that looks like the sun coming up over the horizon of our planet as you look at it from space. Much like the sunrise over the ocean.
What amazed me more than what I was "seeing" was what I was FEELING. My entire body was filled with joy. With absolute delight because my Soul knew I was going home.
Not Heaven or Hell. I was going Home.
To the place where the Soul is breathed into existence. Back to the original Light of Source - which was the orange light across the horizon.
As I moved across the space, the Void, the darkness that I knew was filled with all the other Souls, all the other Stars, the Light that makes up the Universe - as I moved across the Void towards the Light of Source, I knew MY Soul Tribe was waiting for me.
That space where we are pure energy, pure Light... with the other 13 or 14 Souls created in the same moment with us... that is our true Home.
This physical human journey is simply an experience that we have when we want to learn lessons. The 30, 50, 70, or 90 physical human years that we believe to be "all that is Life" is just a blink of a moment in the Infinite Life of a Soul.
I came back into the human body from that experience with greater purpose than ever before. Knowing that I had a role to play as a Soul Guide for humanity as we move through this shift to the Age of Aquarius. And I bring that Knowing of the Infinite Home HERE into My Soul Journey on Gaia.
So when I say that one of the choices is to Return, I add the word Home.
To Return Home, to leave the physical journey of humanity and return back to the Infinite Journey of the Soul.
Dr. Michael Newton, in his book Journey of Souls, brings wisdom from thousands of hypnotherapy sessions where he guided people back to that healing space of being home with their Infinite Soul. If you are looking for more facts or stories to expand upon what I shared, please read his book. Google near-death experiences. Watch YouTube videos. Turn on your favorite music and allow your own Knowing to come through. Be still. Meditate. Explore this idea that there is a space in between human, physical incarnations where we are the Infinite Soul.
So Returning Home, choosing as a Soul to leave the human journey is a beautiful and powerful choice. Not every Soul wants to stay here on Gaia and co-create in this new way. We honor every choice that is made here in the Age of Aquarius... whether you stay or return, both options are beautiful.
Time and Fear Dissolving:
For those who know Aquarians, we tend to rush into the future and move quickly and that is exactly how the Age of Aquarius is arriving here on our planet. From the date of the Solar Eclipse until this very moment, our planet has dramatically and rapidly shown her hand. And I believe we are just beginning to see how Gaia heals.
The waters are going to rise. The ground is going to shake. And the Earth is reshaping her surface, the patterns of the water, of the air, of the land.
Gaia does this with great purpose. So that in many locations around the world, humanity is offered the choice to stay or to return. So that those who stay can come back into balance with our planet. And we can let go of fear and return to greater Love.
I believe that fear is exponentially dissolving as humanity comes together. Love IS the strongest emotion and we are going to see more and more Love as humanity continues to heal, aligning without borders and with our planet.
Much like the experience of birth where the tiny human baby is pushed through the birth canal in order to arrive here on Earth and take his / her first breath, our moving into this Age of Aquarius is bringing that same feeling of being squeezed or pushed forward into the unknown. Perhaps the best vibration that we can align with at this moment is the wonder and delightful anticipation of those ready to welcome a new baby, a new life onto our planet - pure joy!
Imagine all of the possibilities that await humanity on the other side of this squeeze into the Age of Aquarius. We don't know what we don't know yet... and also... how wondrous the possibilities of ALL that can be co-created in this next phase of humanity.
"I am no longer afraid...
Lead me through the darkness
Lead me through the unknown,
Oh, Love, Lead Me..."
I am firm and steady as I stand here in this Now moment, consciously choosing to stay on Gaia, "seeing" the beautiful Light at the end of our humanity's tunnel.
So much love from my heart to yours,
"Divine Teacher, Beloved Friend, I bow to you Again and Again
Lotus sitting on the water, beyond all time and space, this is your way, this is your grace." ~ Ong Namo
Vivienne Gerard – Author / Healer / Guide / Lover of Souls and Humanity
Clearing Past Patterns to Co-Create an Empowered NOW
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