Getting ready to go

Carol PlumridgeThoughts


Person tobogganing

There is a pagan festival called Imbolc which occurs in the early spring. A yoga teacher of mine likened it to sitting on a toboggan at the top of a slope, just gently moving backwards and forward. Those moments just before you commit yourself and push off down the hill.
Its potential energy, think about the earth, there may not be a lot to see but we know that under the ground things are stirring. That impulse to grow is becoming overwhelming.
Do you feel it? The days are getting longer and lighter and up to this week it was getting warmer. Are you finding it easier to get out of bed in the morning?
Do you have things you want to achieve this day/month/year? It’s a great idea to write them down (even better add pictures) and put your plans up where you can see them, daily. It will really help you to achieve what you want.
Feeling stuck? A bit low, lacking energy? Visualise this transformation that is starting to occur now, go out for a walk (yes even in the cold, its beautiful). Notice the plants developing and the birds nesting, yes already. It’s not a cure all but physical exercise can help get you going and blow those cobwebs away.
Harness all that lovely vibrant spring Imbolc energy and see how you blossom over the next few months.
Above all enjoy feeling the potential, it’s going to be a great ride.