The overwhelming darkness of depression combined with the stranglehold of self-destructive behavior is not something everyone overcomes. To overcome and then embrace a parallel, enlightened version of yourself with a full and shining heart is an experience even less embrace. To overcome, embrace and then become an empathetic, guiding inspiration to others, you enter an even more elite, smaller group. But this is exactly what Emily Maggard has done.
Everyone experiences a sense of not belonging at some point in their lives. Imagine being a child with sensory gifts that most other people do not have. How would you express yourself? How frustrating would that be for you? Not only as a child, but as you grow older the repeated heartbreak of not being able to make people understand or believe you must be soul-draining.
Every month over the last year, when I looked at the energy for the next 30 days, I thought, “It can’t keep ramping up – at some point, it has to break, right?” Looking back, I can see that the ever-increasing intensity was leading us somewhere: to a global awakening disguised as a global pandemic.
We are spiritual beings on a human journey. Rise above the fear and chaos. Stay informed, educate yourself, think for yourself and follow your heart. This is a time to wake up to the truth – the truth of who we are and the world around us.
With dark nights come deep blessings. Acutely haunting emotional and physical experiences can have an effect on the human psyche where ‘soft nudges’ fail. Gentle pushes often given to you by your higher self to let you know you need to be traveling a different path are often ignored, leaving them no choice but to shake you at your core so you may open your eyes to the opportunities that have been on standby.