What working with - and balancing - the energy of my sons looks like (stripping is down to the pure elements):
My twins are triple earth.
My baby boy is fire air.
I am air water.
I posted about the unbalance that was happening that caused me to have a panic attack a few months ago - here is some of the lessons and actions in their purest elemental energy, how they work in our lives, and how I've learned to understand and balance them and us...a simple parable like story to fill your consciousness...
Earth is solid. A foundation. Provides structure, grounding and stability.
Fire is alive. Contains the pulse of life force. It is life. Can bring destruction or new live. Air...
Air breath of life, flow of energy. Can carry and spread energy. Water, refreshing, rebirthing, nourishing, fluidity.
Air and water don't mix into each other. One is a separate entity from the other, and although they can ride waves together, they don't mix they will always be separate.
Earth and air. Air can fertilize earth to help spread seeds and grow new life, add water to the mix, you have the perfect combination to grow new life - unless you add to much, then you just have mud...
Air and fire. Air gives life to fire. Add to much it spreads out of control and burn alive everything around it. Add water to it, it burns out and dies.
Earth and fire. Fire burns whatever is on top of the earth. This can be seen as a good or bad thing. When we look at the fires in places like California it's apparent that it's unbalanced. Wild. Feral. Or in places live Hawaii, where it gives life to new growth, while it destroys things in it's path.
Once upon a time, air flew so very high from earth that it forgot to come back and nourish the seeds that it planted into the earth. Air became busy trying to pick us and spread what it found that it forgot to check in on water more often, that it ended up creating mud where once there were lush gardens.
Fire understood this, and saw that air had forgotten to come and spread seeds to earth and began to ravage and take over. The earth didn't like this and began to dry up and crack...where once stood lush forest, marshes, mountains of cascading waters, were barren lands, craving water and nourishment.
Air was busy trying to spread what it picked up far and wide, and high above in the clouds....
Meanwhile, fire was spreading more and more due to it having it's own little reserve of air...gathering more air, from the atmosphere, it grew bigger and bigger.
Finally, it grew so big that it began to take over everything.
Air finally taking notice that earth was drying out, and that fire was ravaging it, it decided to quickly consult with and work with it's natural alliance water. Joining forces, air spread water and contained fire.
Air over looked at what happened through time, and realized that in it's absence, fire, had dried out the mud that was created by over watering. It had also dried out parts that were at one point lush.
Air realized that in taking so much time to spread what it picked up far and wide, fire had gotten out of control and spread...
Air realized as it looked over at what happened over the time that it was away and learned that in order to help earth with it's new growth, it had to intentionally spread the seeds that it picked up along the way, and bring back water to nourish and fertilize new growth.
Air also realized that it had to contain fire, so that it could work with earth, spreading where necessary rather than wild and feral.
In this space, Air also realized that in recognizing itself in fire, being wild and free (something that Air remembers, like a long forgotten dream, but forgotten while it was overwatering earth), it forgot that earth too was important to the balance of the whole.
As it observes with presence, the interactions between earth and fire, it remembers that it's it's job to oversee the interactions between them while it glistens, reflects and expands with water.
In all of this air learned to find joy in watching it's reflection in water, as it spreads seeds onto earth while it's reflection, water, nourishes the seeds...
while also allowing fire the ability to burn away the things that become stale and dry. Air remembers not to give too much water to fire as to not drown it, or too much air as to not spread it, only keep it contained with water around the permitter kinda like a moat, as to not let is overtake the earth and ravage it.
It is learning to create utopia, in the balance of all if these parts that may seem separate...
it realized that in looking for Ether, it was neglecting the one integral truth, that ether was and is part of everything.
Once air remembered that, it was able to feel Ether as a deeper part of everything in Earth, Fire, it's mini Airs, and Water. Air remember that is didn't have to go looking for Ether because it was in all or it, air just had to intentionally see it, or spreading seeds because seeds spread naturally, and all in their time.
Occasionally, others come a calling Air to help spread the seeds that it's gathered, and it comes when her partner, Fire Earth is available, but Air remembers that the most important role that it has right now, is the cultivation that it's doing with earth, fire, and it's mini airs.
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