Do you have a safe space to just BE and feel SAFE? For me, my safe place is my Secret Garden. My Secret Garden is not just inside of my head. It has manifestations throughout my life. This past weekend I was reminded of one my SAFE SPACES to BE –with my partner and husband. When we shared in different ways, he reminded me how safe I feel with him to Love, Explore, Play, Be, and be SEEN. Within each and every one of us is the Mother Lode/Source of TRUST and LOVE. Within us is a Secret Garden. We then reflect and manifest versions of this SACRED SPACE in the physical world around us. He is one of those reflections and manifestations for me. What, who, where, when, and how do you feel SAFE, LOVE, TRUST, and HAPPINESS? Don’t just think about it – FEEL about it ☺ 1) Create your Inner Secret Garden 2) Create versions of it in your life – within the outside world 3) See and Allow versions of your Inner Secret Garden in the Beings within your life.
CREATE YOUR INNER SECRET GARDEN: Where and when do you feel SAFE, LOVE, TRUST, HAPPY? SEE what that space looks like. HEAR the SOUNDS that bring you peace or the SILENCE that brings you calm. SMELL the scents that soothe your Being. ALLOW this space to be anything and everything that connects you to STILLNESS. Whether you are revisiting an established Sacred Space within or you are creating on now – infuse it with as much detail and fun as possible. This is not meant to be tedious or “work”. It’s as fun as you make it. Think back to the most gleeful times of your life. For me, I recall childhood memories and my thrill and focus when I played with dirt and sand (I still do in the garden ;), built forts, played with the real metal Tonka trucks, and put together puzzles. I did it for the heck of it and LOVED every moment!!! The fun is in the process – not the end goal. LOVE/POWER/GOD is directly connected to our Mind, Body, and Soul when we are engaged in this manner. Likewise, when we are engaged in creating a SACRED SPACE within ourselves, we are connecting to our Inner Paradise/Truth/Power. So each time you engage in creation of what it looks, sounds, feels, and smells like – you get a hit!
CREATE VERSIONS OF YOUR SECRET GARDEN IN DIFFERENT PLACES: Once you have a good sense of this Sacred Space within, it becomes easier to manifest it outside of yourself. You begin to (consciously and/or unconsciously) seek and build spaces that reflect your Inner Secret Garden. It may be in your Home, in Nature, within your Business or Workplace. As a result of knowing and recognising the feeling of your Sacred Space, you can recreate it and recreate components of it anywhere you go! You may have a room or a section of your room set up with the sights, sounds, objects, and smells that remind you of your Inner Secret Garden. They guide you back there. Time in Nature may guide you back there. Listening to music or taking time outside/in washroom at work may allow you to reconnect with your Inner Secret Garden.
I would love to share a bit of my Secret Garden is a place of solitude and bliss. No details – cuz it is SECRET after all! Lol However, I want to describe and share some of the FEELINGS and experiences it allows me. My Sacred Space is a place where my spirit is free, curious, playful, and expressive. I am happy there because my SELF just IS. My Secret Garden is a BEAUTIFUL safe space where I plunge into the depths of my emotions; and then dive even more deeply to the peace and stillness beyond my emotions. In my Garden, one moment I frolick gleefully in the heights of awareness and understanding; and another moment I wrestle confusedly with the density of this world in which I live. In my garden I rejuvenate, I AM and I HEAL.
ATTRACT REFLECTIONS OF YOUR SECRET GARDEN IN BEINGS AROUND YOU: When you know and appreciate how TRUE LOVE, SAFETY, TRUST, and HAPPINESS feel like within YOU – reflections of it in Beings begin to gravitate towards you (and you towards them). I say “Beings”, because this happens with pet companions, in Nature, with Family, Friends, Lovers, Colleagues, Strangers, etc. By connecting with our Source/Truth/Power through our Sacred Space, we attract the same in others. We recognise it when we meet people who reflect what we know. It feels familiar – because it is! These are people with whom we feel at “Home”; with whom we feel “seen”; with whom we feel safe to dive deep and fly high.
What does your Secret Garden look, feel, smell, sound, and even taste like? Enjoy your week! xoxoKeda