As I light my Pink Moon Candle and prepare to get my intentions in order for this month’s new moon a.k.a. Pink Moon, I wanted to share the importance of honoring yourself and setting positive intentions to keep you on your path or journey. To me, this is one of the most fulfilling times of the month. It allows me to dream big and really tune in on what I want to focus on in my life at this very moment.
There is no right or wrong way to set intentions, just remember to keep your thoughts positive. For some, keeping a journal to record your intentions is the way to go. It’s pretty inspiring and motivating to go back and read your intentions from previous months to see how far you have come or how much you have changed. You may want to go outside in your bare feet, ground yourself in the lush grass and whisper or shout your intentions to the Universe. There is something powerful and profound about setting intentions. It helps to program your mind to focus on your goals and dreams, which in turn, aids in those goals and dreams to become a reality.
Have you ever heard the expression “Fake it ’til you make it”? If we are being honest, I truly loathe this saying, not because of what it represents, but for the sole reason that it is telling you to be fake. Friends- DON’T BE FAKE!! Please always strive to be your true, authentic self. The idea behind the expression is having the mindset of living out your dreams as though they are already a reality. When we condition our minds to believe we can achieve it (or that we already have achieved it) the Universe opens up and works with us to make those thoughts or dreams become a reality. Live your dreams like they have already come true.
I have a friend that wrote himself a check when he first started out on his journey to freedom and abundant wealth. He always talked about wanting a Corvette. That’s a great dream to have, right? He forward-dated the check for 5 years from that day. He put the amount he wanted to have in his bank account and signed it. He then put it in a frame in his home office where he could see it so that it would be a daily reminder of what he was working toward. He looked at that check EVERY SINGLE DAY. A few years later, that same fellow walked into a Corvette dealership, whipped out his checkbook and wrote a check for around $70,000 for his dream car, that yellow Corvette. Just so we are clear, he did not get the car merely because he wrote a check out and put it in a frame. He got the car because he had a dream. He knew he wanted to have enough money one day to be able to achieve that dream and so he set the intention. His intention became his driving force for his higher self, the roadmap for how he wanted his life to be.
If you aren’t setting intentions, whether it’s on the New Moon or daily/weekly, it’s like you’re putting on a blindfold, hopping in car and just taking off. You have no idea what direction you should go. Setting intentions helps to keep you focused on what you want to achieve, what direction you want your life to go. So, what are you waiting for- go get those intentions set!!