In the rhythm of existence, we find ourselves entwined with the perpetual dance of day and night, the cycles of the moon, and the ever-changing seasons of nature. Yet, beyond the external symphony, there exists an intricate dance within ourselves — cycles of birth, growth, and decay, mirrored in our circadian rhythms and the ebb and flow of longer cycles like the menstrual cycle.

Our energy, too, moves in mysterious cycles, not always explosive, not always in need of rest. 

Recognizing where we stand in these internal rhythms is a crucial key to understanding when to seize the moment and when to gracefully take a break. 

It becomes a guide, teaching us patience and the art of being gentle with ourselves, a skill often overlooked in the hustle of modern life.

Understanding the Energetic Landscape

Contrary to the notion that the right path should feel like an effortless flow, the reality is more nuanced. Imagine a line of energy extending from your core into the world, forming a circular trajectory. For the circle to complete, the energy must eventually return to its source — you. It’s a cyclical dance between outward expression and inward contemplation.

When the energy flows outward, it’s the time to create, express, and act. Yet, when the energy turns inward, it signals a moment for silence and stillness, a period to rest, process, and reflect. It’s the phase for tending to our inner sanctuaries, doing the dishes of our minds, reorganizing thoughts, reevaluating dreams, and updating our visions in tranquility.

Sometimes, however, we find ourselves on the right path, yearning to act and manifest, while the energy beckons us to step back. That’s because multiple cycles co-exist, and none of them is a straight line. 

Pushing forcefully against the natural flow results in a sense of blockage and constraint. It’s not a matter of being off course; it’s about aligning our energy pace with the current cycle.

The Power Within and Without

As souls inhabiting bodies intertwined with nature’s rhythms, we possess the capacity to override these cycles. Yet, wielding this power requires a profound understanding that the source of our authority lies not solely in our minds but in the divine essence of our souls. Acting out of fear-driven impulses, dictated by notions of “have to, must, should,” only distances us from our authentic paths. 

If we can’t pace ourselves, we risk losing our trail and burning out. And yes, if we cut ourselves too much slack, we can also miss our train. In the cacophony of daily life, the subtle energy dance can easily be overlooked. 

The remedy? Embrace silence — and courage. 

In a world that seldom allows for stillness, pausing to listen becomes a radical act of self-discovery. Respecting these internal cycles isn’t just a recommendation; it’s a necessity.

Silence gives us a chance to develop discernment. It shows us when we are being pushy and forceful acting out of fears and worries of our minds — and when we are to deploy our powers to carry on, in alignment with the will of our soul.

Disregarding these ebbs and flows carries a price. Actions undertaken when outward energy is lacking may fall short of their potential. The real cost, however, lies in sacrificing the reservoir needed for the next outward surge. Neglecting the moments of inner energy flow means missing the chance to recharge, leading to fatigue, irritability, and potential burnout.

Energy Management and Self-Connection

Whether we label it energy management, presence, or self-connection, the essence remains the same — everything is energy, and energy needs to flow. Attempting to halt this natural current only inflicts harm upon ourselves. It’s akin to leaves refusing to fall in autumn, jeopardizing the tree’s survival through the winter. Energy must circulate, and by honoring these cyclical patterns, we fill our cups to overflow with vitality, navigating the dance of life with grace and wisdom.

Hi, I am Aline Ra M, spiritual guide, healer, and coach. Thank you for reading my post. For personal guidance on your journey, book a Breakthrough Call with me.

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