Healing the Land, Part 3: A Basic Whole-World Healing Meditation and Visualization
Last week, I shared with you a meditation/visualization that came to me after some herbicide sprayed on the neighboring field damaged several plants on our own land. At the same time I was prompted by my guides to share that, they also prompted me to share a larger-scale visualization that they gave me last summer. You can read a bit more below about the way that came about, or you can jump directly to the meditation/visualization.
In summer 2016, my husband and I began doing something called the Life SAVERS (silence, affirmations, visualizations, exercise, reading, and scribing) from Hal Elrod’s book The Miracle Morning. Not long after that, in an effort to resolve the issues making it very difficult for us to get up early enough to do the SAVERS before our kids woke, my husband discovered a book called Sleep Smarter. One of that book’s recommendations is “grounding” each day, so as part of our daily ritual in the warmer months, we sat outside, doing at least our reading and scribing with our bare feet touching the ground during sunrise.
Through what I believe was this combination of regular silence (meditation) and grounding, my intuition became stronger; I was able to hear my guides loudly and clearly nearly every day. In fact, I often got messages from them that I felt compelled to write (thus niftily combining my silence and scribing!).
Note: Several clients and people on my email list have been asking about my journey and about how I began trusting my intuition, so after I’ve provided you these meditations in the coming weeks, I will begin sharing some of these messages from my guides written as I received them during the time when I began listening to my intuition more deeply every day. (It’s still amazing to me that it’s been only about a year since it all started!)
In late summer, as I felt the overall energy of the world getting sticky and heavy (this was August 2016, so preelection tensions in the US were high, and nastiness was all over social media and “professional” media alike), I decided to focus my visualizations on healing the planet as a whole—the Earth as well as all of her inhabitants.
Once I had decided on this intent, I closed my eyes, and the visualization came to me spontaneously, and I performed it for several days. I recorded it in my journal because I had such tremendous lovely feelings afterward:
Sunday 14 August
For the past two days, I’ve been focusing on healing the planet, envisioning the green-gold light that I “heal with” beginning in the uppermost reaches of the atmosphere and the innermost point of the Earth’s core and moving toward the surface to meet each other, filling the planet and all its inhabitants with the green-gold light of healing and love. Once it reaches the surface, I envision it filling all inhabitants, from where they are in contact with the Earth, the energy getting into all the nooks and crannies that the energy “missed” wihen it rushed to meet itself.
When that healing is done, my eyes open of their own accord—no need to wonder when/if I’m done. It’s amazing, and I feel peaceful and energized afterward.
Thursday 18 August
Today when I did my visualization of green-gold healing light filling the Earth, it was much faster, and I felt a very small smidgen of the power in and around my third eye. It was like the energy was bursting forth, like a time-elapsed video of a butterfly emerging from its cocoon, or a flower opening in the spring, like magma rushing up and out of a volcano to spill as lava over everything. I felt pure joy as the light energy from the core and the energy from the atmosphere rushed to meet itself and then dashed up and into every animal, building, mountain, crook, and cranny it could find.
Joy and healing abounding.
Those are the visualizations as my guides provided them. Here, as they have promised to guide me in, I am providing you a form of the meditation that is a bit more explicit.
As I mentioned last week, we can do energetic work like this at night and in the dead of winter when it’s too cold to be outside. When the weather is good, however, I suggest trying this, at least once, while sitting or lying outside, as close to the dirt as you can get. It feels amazing.
Before you get started, a word of warning: Remember to let the healing energy of Earth and the Universe do the healing. Do NOT use your own energy! Simply request that the energies of Earth and Sky, or Earth and Universe, come together to do the healing. Your role here is to do the calling, to do the requesting. When your attention is focused, the energy is attracted to your focus, your vibration. Otherwise, the energy is simply neutral, waiting to be used. (Think of a your attention like an electric fan. Without the fan being turned on, the air is there, just kind of “hanging about,” but when you turn the fan on, it draws in air from behind and directs it to a specific location. That’s what you’re doing in this situation: directing and focusing the energy, requesting where it should go and what it should do.)
Settle yourself in a comfortable seated or lying position in a place where you will not be disturbed. Take a few moments—this may be a few seconds or even several minutes, depending on your state of mind and your experience—to center yourself and calm your mind. Imagine yourself floating in space so that you can see the entire Earth, but fairly closely. Sit for a few minutes and watch the planet spin. Notice the sense of peace inside yourself as you watch the beautiful blue marble spin, its clouds swirling in the atmosphere. Embrace this peace and let it fill you.
Offer a brief voiced 1 prayer or statement of intent, and invite others to work with you, if you so choose. You can request specific entities, such as healing guides or guardians, angels, or even benevolent ETs—anyone you believe is watching and may be willing to help. Simply request that any beings who would like to help you in this healing endeavor, and who have the highest intentions and regard for planet and its people, step in and help you.
I am open to any help, so my request is usually something like this:
God of all, I am here, now, with the intent to heal the planet and all of its inhabitants so far as they allow and are able to be healed. I come with the best of intentions to act in the highest good for the planet and all who reside in, on, and around it. I offer myself as an instrument of Divine will. I will to will Thy will. I invite all other beings who would like to help, who have only good intentions for the Earth’s highest good—to join me and aid in this work, that our combined focus and intention may help more surely than my own.
Feel the request go out from your heart.
At this point, I usually wait a few moments for everyone who is joining in the work to arrive. You can wait for a few moments, but you needn’t wait long. They will respond quickly to your energetic request. The call and their arrival are nearly instantaneous, given the nature of energy, but a few breaths’ time allows everyone to get settled into the new group energy and focused on the task at hand. Feel your energy and theirs connect, and feel the power of your intention. I often see/feel a ring of energy connecting entities around the planet.
Imagine that the planet is somewhat transparent, or envision seeing it in cross-section, so you can see the very center of the Earth’s core. See a green-gold energy pulsing there.
Now imagine the golden light of the Universe surrounding the planet, waiting just at the outer limits of the atmosphere.
Take a deep breath, and envision these two energies moving toward one another, the energy from Earth’s core expanding outward, and the Universal energy condensing inward. Inhale and exhale slowly and deeply, picturing these two energies moving toward one another as you breathe.
When the Earth energy reaches the surface of the Earth, watch as it moves upward into the mountains, into trees, into all buildings and creatures in contact with the surface. As the Universal energy reaches the highest peaks of the mountains, see the energy penetrating the mountains themselves. Witness the tallest trees on the mountains begin to glow with the golden Universal energy filling them. See the light begin to illuminate and fill the uppermost stories of the tallest skyscrapers.
Watch as the two energies meet each other exuberantly, embracing each other. Feel the joy radiating outward and into all things as the energies intermingle.
Continue to visualize until the Earth energy has reached the outermost limits of the atmosphere and the Universal energy has penetrated into the heart of the Earth’s core.
When you feel the work is complete, let your eyes open. Sit quietly for a few moments, basking in the love, joy, and healing of this experience, also feeling your connection to all people and all things on the Earth and in the universe.
When you are ready, offer a few words of thanks to those who participated in this healing endeavor, including Earth and Universe themselves.
Finally, remember to ground, to return to Earth any excess energy that you may have picked up during the process: Touch both hands and feet to the ground and visualize any excess energy draining out of you and into the Earth to be recycled. It may also help you to eat and drink afterward. Carbs (the less refined, the better, in my experience) and chocolate tend to be good for grounding, so have a slice of bread or a small chocolate bar if you like. This will also help replenish any of your own energy stores that you may have inadvertently reduced or depleted while working with the energies of Earth and Universe.
- The intent is most important, so vocalization is not necessary, but there is power in the voice, and it lends weight to our energetic intent and makes clear to those listening (Spirit, guides, elementals, etc.) that we are serious.