Goddess Empowerment: Secret Tools for Attracting What You Want
By Hemalayaa • December 2nd, 2012 • 6177 Views
Image Credit: Original Painting by Amanda Giacomini
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When I was asked to write for My Yoga Online it was thrilling to get a writing assignment that inspired me so much. But when I sat down to write, insecurities started taking over: “I’m not good enough,” “Who do I think I am?” and the good ol’ “I don’t have what it takes.” Some of these thoughts could come from the repressions of women in the past - what women have gone through, and are still battling in our bodies and consciousness.
Here in the United States, during this past few months of election time, the empowered women of this country were concerned for their freedom over their own bodies with all of the discussion over women’s rights. Like it’s up to men or religion to decide what is right for a woman to choose for her body. It still happens in many places around the globe, and it’s a reminder that we are still battling for freedom. Women have endured so much repression that it is in our DNA, and I have spent a lifetime learning ways to overcome this, to move forward and change the game!
I am not blaming men and repression of the past for something that could have been writer's block, and I not an angry feminist either. I am an equalist. I believe in equality and walking together with men, not in front or behind, but together.
Because I’ve learned ways to work through the repressions of my ancestors and sisters of the past (and writer's block), I know what to do: I go to the Goddesses and ask for support.
Yes, I said Goddess, and I don’t care if it sounds woo-woo.
I’ll say it loud and proud - I connect to the Goddesses!
A Goddess is a female deity. And, for those of you who aren’t keen on “idols,” I understand. It’s hard to imagine an invisible means of support like this, because we can’t validate or prove it. I grew up a Sikh, and we didn’t do “Idol worship,” so I get it. So while I can’t prove what this kind of support does for me, I can share a little about what they represent and symbolize.
To me, all Goddesses represent what a woman is truly capable of. Imagine what we’d accomplish with all those arms and...