What do the children in heaven do? How do they spend their time? They must be doing something meaningful, fun or creative, something that enriches their growth. They probably do things to help others, things to help us here on earth.
I can only imagine.
The children of heaven must be of service. I’m sure they help others make the transition from here to there. When someone dies suddenly, sometimes they are confused. They may not even realize they’re dead. They’re not sure what to do or where to go. These children help by stepping in to give guidance, love, comfort and understanding. After all…
It’s easy to trust in a child.
These children have learned more than some adults have learned about spiritual matters. They guide those souls crossing over by offering their experience. They offer their hand. It reaches out in kindness and service to help those making the transition. They show us there really is no separation between our world and theirs. They prove eternal life. These are messages we need to know and understand. They show us there is never an end to love.
I see the children of heaven sitting in a beautiful meadow. Thousands of them are sitting in small groups. They’re talking, smiling, laughing, and singing songs they love to remember. I see them playing with a colorful beach ball. A child, a little girl, makes the beach ball fly up using only the energy of her mind. It’s the first time she does this and a lot of the other kids applaud her as she grins, satisfied with her new accomplishment. The beach ball bounces up again and again. It’s a game to keep it in the air. An older boy sends it up. It goes flying higher than it ever has before. The ball looks smaller as it flies up high. The other kids look up in awe. As it returns to the crowd, someone else, whose patiently waiting, gets a chance at it.
This game goes on and on.
When the children get an assignment or a task, like helping someone else, they will go complete it. Who gives the assignments? I’m not sure. I would say, ask the children then sit quietly to hear their answer.
It’s comforting to know the children are happy. They balance their activities. They have time for fun, they have projects and goals. They continue to learn new things. They learn what true oneness is.
When we need them:
The children of heaven whisper messages of love to us. They comfort us. We feel we are the ones who have been left behind. They communicate as if they’re right beside us, because they are. I know this to be true because I’ve heard them. They say things only they would say, using their unique and unmistakable voice.
When I see all this action with the children of heaven, I want to be where they are. I want to watch over them. I want to belong there. But Then I know it’s not my home, not yet. There are still things I need to take care of here, like being of service in my own way.
Have you ever driven to work and realized when you got there that you didn’t remember the ride? Do you often feel anxious or fearful in everyday life? Have you had a trauma at birth? These are a few of the issues related to the base (or root) chakra.
The chakra system is a lengthy subject so I’ll be breaking it down into seven parts, one for each major chakra. First I’d like to include a short explanation of the manifesting and liberating currents. These currents function along with the chakras. All work together.
It’s important to know that there are two main energy currents running through the body. One goes up and is called the liberating current. The liberating current is what helps us feel a sense of freedom. It gives us universal thought and the ability to expand our mind toward spiritual matters. The other current goes down and it’s called the manifesting current. The manifesting current enables us to manifest ideas and thoughts into physical form. It helps us have a connection to the earth and a sense of feeling grounded.
Both of these currents need to be working in order to achieve balance in our lives. When our manifesting current isn’t working well, we don’t feel centered or comfortable in our body. We feel spaced out, like we’re not grounded. On the other hand, if our liberating current is not working well, we have trouble with change and growth, we’re stuck in a mundane, boring life. We’re unable to find a deeper meaning for our own existence.
To get both currents working well, I have found that visualization helps. I like to use hand gestures, bringing the energy down from above(to manifest) and then, up from the earth to free (liberate) myself from the material world.
I have learned some of this information from other people, in different classes and in books. The most in-depth information I have found comes from the book, Eastern Body Western Mind by Anodea Judith. I will be referencing her book regularly as I continue posting about the chakra system. (Click here for more information about Anodea Judith). Her popular website is called Sacred Centers and is dedicated to educating people about the chakra system. Sacred Centers
(These 2 links can also be found on my Books and Media page)
Chakras are spinning disks of energy. The seven main ones run from the base of the spine to the top of the head. They spin at a faster vibration as they go from low to high. Other cultures have known about chakras for centuries. This is my contribution to those who would like to know more about them.
You can call it Chakra 101.
The root chakra is the most important because it is the one that all of the other chakras build upon. Fear, anxiousness, not being able to meet our most basic needs for survival or security, the inability to manifest prosperity, lack of trust, poor health, seeing and using appropriate boundaries ALL are issues of the root chakra. In her book, Judith adds:
Disconnection from the body is a cultural epidemic. Of all the losses rupturing the human soul today, this alienation may be the most alarming because it separates us from the very roots of existence. With jobs that are degrading, routines that are automatic, and environments that annihilate our senses, we lose the joy that arises from the dynamic connection with the only living presence we are guaranteed to have for the whole of our lives; our body.
A strong root chakra allows us to be grounded. Without being grounded, we live unconsciously ~ inattentive to our body and environment. Eating too much or too little are also issues of the root chakra. Subconsciously we may feel we don’t have the right to be here. On the other end of the spectrum, we may eat to fill the emptiness we feel in our daily lives.
Repairing the root chakra can be done in several ways. Walking in nature or berefoot on the earth are my favorite ways to strengthen the root. Foot massages and awareness of The body also aid the first chakra. I sometimes visualize my legs and feet going deep into the earth. I see them going lower and lower and wrapping around the core of the earth. Judith gives many more exercises in her book, Eastern Body Western Mind.
I hope this was helpful. All of the chakras are important and we need to take good care of them. I welcome your questions and comments and invite you to share what has worked for you.
Next time I will discuss chakra two: Guilt or pleasure. It should be interesting…
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