I promised you I would be more open this year, and I believe I have been doing a stellar job (insert pat on back). I believe I even made an out loud declaration to you a few weeks ago about this and you immediately responded to me. And I appreciated the reminder last week about me “exercising my openness.”
But what does it really mean to be open?
Of course I’ve heard of keeping an open mind and keeping an open heart. Who hasn’t? These are concepts I can grasp, exercises I can work on. Sign me up!
But maybe it’s more than that. Maybe being open goes beyond our heads and our hearts. Maybe there is something else I’m missing.
The question nagged at me until I had an a-ha moment—a connection of sorts—a flashback to a few weeks ago.
A few weeks ago…
My friend passed along a link to a chakra test. She told me that she takes it every several months or so to check in with her chakras.
I’ve heard of chakras. I’ve even studied them a bit and done a chakra clearing once or twice. We have seven of them—root, sacral, navel, heart, throat, third eye and crown.
I’ve known that something can block my chakras, but I never really thought much about them being open or closed, which I guess is the same thing. If one of them is blocked it could mean I’m not speaking up enough, holding onto emotional hurt or not receiving all the intuitive guidance I’m asking for.
So I did what any girl looking for exercises in openness would do. I took the chakra test. I was ready to see which chakras were snoozing, needing a nudge from their nap.
Before I even started….
I had a good feeling about things. Maybe six months ago I would have approached this test with trepidation, knowing the results would be dismal, but not now, not in 2013.
I read, I thought, I answered and clicked away, ready for the results…. And just as I expected they were good.
It looks like I’m keeping an open mind, an open heart and a whole lotta open chakras.
In other words, Universe, all systems are a go.
So, what’s next?
I’m open to whatever it is. 🙂