I get a slew of emails, and most of them are entreaties for me to interpret symbolic phenomenon (“Avia, can you tell me what this means?”). There was a time when I answered each and every request for clarity. These days…not so much. I feel crumby about it, but the nature of my time simply won’t allow me to respond to everybody. Perhaps one day I’ll be gifted with a crackerjack Personal Assistant who can help me out, but until then, I don’t want to leave you in the lurch…so I have a few tips that might help you answer the age-old question…”What does this mean?!?”
- Self-Invest: Meditate, contemplate, ruminate, dream, relax into your own soul-knowing. Swim in the answers within your own energetic oceans of knowledge. This is the optimum and ideal way to obtain symbolic interpretations. Be determined (but be kind to yourself!). Be patient. This is an investment in increasing the value of your soul. Submerge into the greater, more expanded aspect of who you are. I know, I know…that’s easier written than put into practice. Indeed…stepping into the ethereal/energetic version of you takes practice and effort. But, the energy on this planet today is much more conducive to tapping into our divinity….so now is a perfect time to start diving into our deeper selves!
- Keep Seeking: Just because answers don’t come in our own time-frame…it doesn’t mean they aren’t available. There’s tons of resources, both conventional and non. I’ve written hundreds of pages on potential symbolism and symbolic suggestions. Using the Search box at the top of each page on my websites (this blog, whats-your-sign.com or tarotteachings.com) will give you results on the topic you’re wanting clarity about. If I have not written about it, seek other authorities you trust on the subject. And, by all means, support your local library! Libraries are our modern/physical version of the Akashic records – they’re cram-packed with value on your quest for enlightenment. Plan a day at the library to research ancient wisdom about your symbolic episodes. Doing this kind of research is rewarding in an educational sense…even if you don’t get the answers at first…it’s always good to expand horizons.
Some non-conventional means for insight into your symbolic phenomenon include experiential methods. Stuff like travel, communing with Nature, lucid dreaming, meditation, journaling about your experience, brain-mapping about it, join a drumming circle (these tap into some primal roots within us, and often evoke cool insights), get some exercise (blood to the brain and heart makes for sharper understanding). You get the idea. Answers won’t always come from a book or a website. If you can’t find what you seek from conventional methods, try a tactic outside-of-the-box. Heck…get out of the box no matter what! :)
- How to Know for Sure: Not a day passes when I’m asked “Avia, how do I know the correct symbolic meaning for my dream/vision/experience, etc.?” Your symbolic episode is unique to you. A majestic version of yourself conjured this experience. It is NOT external. These are internal manifestations – personal messages from you – but from a broader perspective. Not knowing if a meaning is appropriate to your experience is akin to not knowing if your heart is beating within your chest. You will know. You will feel the rightness of a concept in the marrow of your bones. It feels like a reunion – you will know because your whole being will resonate with the Truth of it. Trust yourself. Trust Nature/Creation. No one is so disconnected that they do not know inherent Truth when it comes.
These quick tips have worked for me, and lots of other seekers I’ve communicated with over the years. I hope they work for you too.
Happy hunting! :)