We are winding down and settling into the Balsamic Moon energy of surrender and release. Accept what is and let things go as they are. Not everything has been perfected and that is ok. Take a break be at peace today. Give yourself time to heal and recover if you need. Think about tomorrow, tomorrow. Today, just be. Rest. Relax. Recoup.
I needed some extra days in the R-R-R phase, sometimes it happens, ya know! If you need an extra few days too you can always feel them out and begin your new moon a day or so late. All we can do is try. Sometimes we succeed. Sometimes we fail. But, there comes a point where we must stop and balance. The Balsamic Moon is that time. I have a curated a few Balsamic Moon Contemplation’s from Melody Beattie for you today.Enjoy your Monday! xoxo, Candice
Being is Enough
We are not always clear about what we are experiencing, or why. In the midst of grief, transition, transformation, learning, healing, or discipline-it’s difficult to have perspective. That’s because we have not learned the lesson yet. We are in the midst of it. The gift of clarity has not yet arrived. Our need to control can manifest itself as a need to know exactly what’s going on. We cannot always know. Sometimes, we need to let ourselves be and trust that clarity will come later, in retrospect. If we are confused, that is what we are supposed to be. The confusion is temporary. We shall see. The lesson, the purpose, shall reveal itself-in time, in its own time. It will all make perfect sense-later.
Today, I will stop straining to know what I don’t know, to see what I can’t see, to understand what I don’t yet understand. I will trust that being is sufficient, and let go of my need to figure things out.
Making it Happen
Stop trying so hard to make it happen. Stop doing so much, if doing so much is wearing you out or not achieving the desired results. Stop thinking so much and so hard about it. Stop worrying so about it. Stop trying to force, to manipulate, to coerce, or to make it happen. Making things happen is controlling. We can take positive action to help things happen. We can do our part. But many of us do much more than our part. We overstep the boundaries from caring and doing our part into controlling, caretaking, and coercing. Controlling is self-defeating. It doesn’t work. By overextending ourselves to make something happen, we may actually be stopping it from happening. Do your part in relaxed, peaceful harmony. Then let it go. Just let it go. Force yourself to let it go, if necessary. ”Act as if.” Put as much energy into letting go as you have into trying to control. You’ll get much better results. It may not happen. It may not happen the way we wanted it to and hoped it would. But our controlling wouldn’t have made it happen either. Learn to let things happen because that’s what they’ll do anyway. And while we’re waiting to see what happens, we’ll be happier and so will those around us.
Today, I will stop forcing things to happen. Instead, I will allow things to happen naturally. If I catch myself trying to force events or control people, I will stop and figure out a way to detach.
Peridot use in the Balsamic Moon Phase
Peridot is highly beneficial for attuning to and regulating the cycles of one’s life, such as physical cycles, mental or emotional phases, as well as intellectual progression. It also helps dissipate negative patterns and old vibrations that play over and over, keeping one from realizing they are deserving of success. By working with Peridot one can remove those blockages and move forward quickly, opening the heart and mind more fully to receive from the Universe with grace and gratitude. Peridot is ideal for discharging emotional issues that affect the physical body. Place it over the Solar Plexus to relax and release nervous tension, known as “butterflies,” as well as to alleviate fear and guilt, anxiety or impatience. Place Peridot over the Heart Chakra to relieve heaviness of heart, empower forgiveness, or alleviate destructive jealousy or self-doubt caused by betrayal in past relationships. [crystal vaults]
Peridot is the birthstone for the month of August. This stone’s lesson is to let go of the people and situations that are no longer healthy for you. Look for low grade peridot stones for this spell, or simply use any peridot jewelry that you own. Hold the stone in your hand and concentrate on letting go of old hurts, ideas, and negativity that are no longer necessary in your life. Just let them go and watch these old negative thoughts evaporate away into nothing. Now raise your personal energy up from your center and say:
Peridot has a beautiful hue of golden green,
Help me release all the baggage to which I cling.
Now it’ll dissolve and vanish safely into thin air,
By the stone’s magick, I release all worries and cares.