Living a Life in Balance: An Elemental Journey of Self-Discovery

Living a Life in Balance: An Elemental Journey of Self-Discovery

by Cael SpiritHawk

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764347481
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 02/28/2015
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Cael is a teacher, a writer, a storyteller, and one of two co-founders of a church of nature-path spirituality in rural Virginia. He has developed the techniques presented in this book through more than two decades of practicing and teaching.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

For Whom is This Book Intended? 10

A Bit of Background 11

Working With Energy 13

What is This "Energy" We're Talking About? 14

Foundation 14

Energetic Breathing 15

Exercise 1 16

Centering 17

Exercise 2 18

Grounding 21

Exercise 3 23

Shielding 25

Creating A Shield 25

Exercise 4 26

Maintaining Your Shield 28

Shielding Goes Both Ways 28

Selective Shielding 29

A Word On the Subject of Geometry 30

Building Confidence 31

Moving From Exercise To Practice 32

Speeding Up the Process 32

Making "Shielded" Your Default State 34

Consequences 36

The Elements 39

An Elemental Framework 40

The Elemental Model 40

Why This Model And Not Another? 41

An Example of the Four-Element Model Applied To Observed Phenomena 41

The traditional elemental diagram 42

The spectrum of volatility 43

The cycle of weather and mind 44

Properties of the Elements 46

Earth 46

Exercise 5 46

Water 48

Exercise 6 49

Air 51

Exercise 7 51

Fire 53

Exercise 8 54

Making Use of the Elements 56

Limited Byterminology 58

Connecting To the Elements 58

Earth 59

Water 59

Exercise 9 60

Air 61

Exercise 10 62

Fire 63

Exercise 11 64

Maintaining an All-Day Connection to These Elements 65

Is That All? 66

Animus: the Spirit of Creation 68

Nihilus: the Spirit of Destruction 68

Can We Use These Two Final Elements In Our Energy Work? 69

Life in Balance 71

Application to the Real World 72

A Word on the Subject of Ethics 72

The Five Types of Relationship 73

The Self 75

The Emotional Self 75

Exercise 12 76

The Physical Self 77

Exercise 13 78

Energy as a Tool For Self-Awareness 79

Kin 85

Matching Energy With Word 86

Matching Energy With Deed 87

Exercise 14 87

Society 88

Exercise 15 90

Nature 91

Exercise 16 95

The Divine 96

Exercise 17 99

Relationships That Cannot Be Balanced 100

In conclusion 103

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