We live in an imbalanced and chaotic world which we’ve artificially created over the centuries. One of the symptoms of this chaos is that men and women started behaving in imbalanced and unnatural ways. There are men who use their power to conquer and destroy, their intellectual capacities to deceive, subjugate, dominate and exploit and women that use their bodies and essence to attract attention or manipulate, that compliantly resign to the inferior position that is assigned to them or that copy and adopt an imbalanced male behaviour to succeed in a patriarchal society.
And yet, it is not chaos, but harmony that is the natural state of being of our world. To return to harmony and flow we need to collectively give birth to a world in which the feminine claims its rightful place next to the masculine.
To achieve this, we first need to understand what “the divine feminine” or the “divine masculine” is exactly, to avoid basing ourselves on misinterpretations and contribute even further to the current imbalance. Not all women incarnate the divine feminine and not all men are representative of the divine masculine. Beyond the physical characteristics of our gender, we decided to represent a certain energy on earth to contribute to overall harmony. (There are men who choose to represent the divine feminine, independently of their sexual orientation and there are women who manifest the divine masculine, just to show us that we have to think in terms of energy, without any identification to our gender).
This important exchange of energies has always occupied an important place in ancient civilisations and spiritual traditions. Ancient peoples were conscious of the fact that masculine and feminine energy are naturally balanced and that human beings need to honour and preserve this balance to safeguard life.
Examples that illustrate this unity are Shiva & Shakti, Jesus & Mary Magdalene, Isis & Osiris, Horus & Hathor, Pachamama & Pachapapa, etc.
It was the imbalance between these two energies that lead to the downfall and destruction of many civilisations that were thought to be indestructible.
What do we mean with “the sacred feminine” and “the sacred masculine” exactly? They are the two polar opposites in which the divine manifests in our world, in our dimension. They are 2 sides of the same coin, two energies that represent unity together. It is the existence of these two energy currents that creates and sustains life. Even if these sacred energy currents spring from one and the same source and they only present themselves as two very distinct energies and manifestations to allow us to better understand the divine and access it more easily and to teach us that we can only experience abundance when both of them are in harmony and when neither is excessively present at the expense of the other.
We can have a hard time understanding this collaboration, this exchange of source energy. Yet, nature gives us all the clues we need to understand our reality. This primordial balance can be recognised in the cycles of day and night, the existence of sun and moon, spring and autumn, male and female, strength and softness, hot and cold, humid and dry, etc. Absolutely everything in our sphere of existence has its double, its complement. If one of them ceases to exist, life on earth will cease to exist. This balance is essential, it is the foundation of life itself, the fountain from which all life springs.
The sacred masculine or feminine is not something we can have or be, they are principles, energies of which we are a manifestation. They are the fabric of life, of which we are part. By fully incarnating these energies we contribute to global balance.
Embody our essence
To become a manifestation of the divine masculine or feminine, we need to harmonise these two flows of energy in ourselves first. Both of these energies are present in every man and woman, independent of gender, but manifest in a different way, because of the polarity of the gender we chose to incarnate into.
A woman who chooses to incarnate the divine feminine is a woman who lovingly cares for the world and everything that lives in it, she feels good in her body, she experiences a joyful and profound sexuality and celebrates and creates beauty. She represents the matrix and the nourishing mother, she dedicates her existence to the preservation of life and compassionately brings healing to those in need of her gentle attention. Her intuition is her guide on the path of life, the source of her wisdom is the earth. Together with mother earth she is the fertile matrix of consciousness and life. (A man who embodies the divine feminine incarnates the same principles except for the matrix part)
A man who embodies the sacred masculine is a curious man, he is an explorer who loves to discover new wisdom. He incarnates the spark of life and uses his power to help life emerge. His physical strength and his solidity are fully engaged in creating a just and honest world that sustains life. He has the courage to express his essence and pursue his values with vision and determination. The source of his wisdom is the sky, and with father sky he represents the movement that creates and protects the dynamic impulse of new life into the fertile matrix. (A woman who incarnates the divine masculine acts along the same principles, except for the dynamic impulse part).
People who are disconnected from their sacred spark are people who believe in the ruling stereotypes that have been artificially created for the masculine or feminine archetype and will act accordingly. These people will reduce themselves to one of the aspects of their existence as a man or woman. These people are confused about what femininity or masculinity really is and they can deny or hide certain aspects of their being and exaggerate others or use certain of their gender-specific attributes as a weapon or as a means to obtain certain goals.
When we allow ourselves to be reduced to a stereotype we become but a fraction of our entire being and full potential, limiting ourselves to one of the aspects of our multidimensionality.
When we become a manifestation of divine energy (masculine or feminine), we welcome and celebrate the presence of the other polarity, for we understand that we need them, as much as they need us, to live in a balanced world. We understand the dynamics between the energies that fuel the wheel of life and will never try to subjugate, replace or crush the other, for it would mean crushing the divine itself. We fully embody our whole being and we see and appreciate the other in his/her totality as well. We understand that unity can be found in the exchange of the two energies, working together side by side, expressing themselves in a different, but equal, way.
We allow the divine to manifest through us when we no longer feel the need to prove ourselves, to get noticed, to compare ourselves and to impress.
We become divine manifestations when we have found our rightful place in life and when we know who we are. When we return to the flow of life, we eventually become the flow. The meaning of our life and of everything that we choose to express will naturally flow from this sacred source of energy we are part of.
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(EN) Priestess and weaver of inspirations and dreams, I create sparks and connections between inner realms and outer perceptions, between spirit, soul and body. The main themes of my multi-coloured tapestry are the path of the Sacred Feminine and the quest for harmony, with a dash of wonder, magic and a whole lot of authenticity woven into it.
(FR) Prêtresse et tisseuse d’inspirations et de rêves, je crée des étincelles et connexions entre le monde intérieur et les perceptions extérieures, entre esprit, âme et corps. Les fils rouges de mon tapis multicolore sont le chemin du féminin sacré et la quête de l’harmonie avec comme principaux motifs l’émerveillement, la magie et l’authenticité.