See those waves pounding the shore right there, that’s your Wild Divine Feminine.
Don’t worry she won’t alarm you, unless you’re not paying attention to her.....
I recently went on a celebratory vacation to the alluring island of Kauai with my Beloved. We gracefully arrived on the Garden Island with elevated spirits, absorbing the heat of the sun and the tropical breeze. After getting settled at our oceanfront condo where the waves thunderously and relentlessly crashed upon the lava coastline, we headed to the nearest beach, Poipue Beach Park. Imagine a horseshoe shaped bay with a sandspit in the middle separating the bay into two sides. Robust waves drift in from both directions and crash into each other right along the spit, right where there's a sandy area to play, right where you enter the water. Oh the mischievousness of mother nature! We danced our way in, letting grandmother ocean have her way with us until we surrendered to her. The surge pulled me in and out at least 4 feet with every swell. Relax. Release. Laugh.
And watch out for those rocks.
The ocean's warmth, playfulness and strength was exhilarating and intoxicating at the same time. I let myself float and be held by this salty source, asking her to cleanse me. She did so for a few seconds then sent a wave over my face foaming with laughter as she splashed into the shore and into many other swimmers.
Ok. I’ll take that. Thank you water, I love you.
The following day we headed to the West Shore for an adventure. We drove to the end of the paved road, then along the four mile bumpy rugged rutted dusty dry dirt road to the edge of Kauai. This road trip alone was enough to sweat out anything that I needed to release in order for me to really tap into my lush self.
The sight of the Na Pali Mountain coastline plunging into the cobalt ocean was like a mirage. Each step from the car, over the dunes toward the sea felt like a mile as the sand was SO HOT it practically blistered my tender toes. I ran towards the water and quickly realized the waves that were greeting me actually wanted me for lunch! The shore was steep, the waves were deceptively forceful and yet the sparkly waters glittered with temptation. I strolled upon the shore, letting her just kiss my toes with her last bit of foam, I wanted to go in so badly, to sooth my dusty soul yet knew better than to tempt a hungry lioness. She must have heard me because as I turned away from her she leaped at me and drenched me from the waist down, with a sandy hello.
I giggled yet knew she was calling upon the deepest part of me.
And so then began the search for the calm beach, the snorkeling beach, the easy beach. We are in Hawaii, right? Aloha.
In our quest we explored 7 beaches over 9 days and each had their own story to share with characters of currents, riptides, persuasive waves and lava shorelines. We did find two gorgeous beaches where we could snorkel and play and explore the underwater world with one another. And even at these two gem locations, I was fully aware of her drift, her pull, her tease and her influence.
One night as I was gazing at the millions of luminous stars in the dark sky,
I realized and named what until then I hadn’t admitted.
I was deeply intimidated by this water, this ocean.
What?!? How could that be? I am a Water Worshipper, a Pisces, I love to swim, to scuba dive, to snorkel to live and play and be as close to the water as possible!!! Here in these waters (and all waters) the Wild Divine Feminine lives.
So what was it about my own Wild Divine Feminine might I be intimidated by?
This question momentarily leveled me like a naïve surfer.
I realized I had lost touch with some aspects of this precious part of myself, like two friends that had drifted apart.
Where did that Wild part of me go? (And I'm not referring to the "wildness" of my 20's and 30's here but of the Authentic Wildness of my Soul as I know her today). Even by simply asking this question, I could feel her stirring and close by as though the currents of my intuition were inviting her back.
Then and there I decided to commit to nurturing the Wild Divine Feminine within me.
So, who is She? The Wild Divine Feminine is the essence of yourself that:
Do you sense your Wild Divine Feminine crashing upon the shores of your heart?
How do you nurture your Wild Divine Feminine?
You develop a relationship with yourself and with Her... You honor Her, pay attention to Her, play with Her, listen to Her. Like any relationship it takes time to build trust and to soften any protective walls so you may be vulnerable with Her.
As I tuned into Her, I sensed she was trying to awaken me into
my playfulness and spontaneity.
My Wild Divine Feminine has been calling me to explore Her in these ways:
Dear Wild Divine Beauty within me,
I’ve missed you and honor your return
As compellingly as waves kissing fresh lava, I love you
As constant as the ocean currents, I love you
As gentle as a soft tropical rain, I love you
I recognize you as my source, my wisdom, my nurturer, my spirit
Nurture me as unconditionally as your waters flow around this planet
Rise within me so I may fully align with my divine energy
Cleanse each spirit of my sisters and brothers with your LOVE
May you create ripple effects of healing upon my brothers, my sisters,
my community and the world
Thank you, I love you
Your Wild Divine Beauty within is calling upon you. How will you answer Her?
My mission is to offer you a unique blend of tools to help you tune into your heart so you may become your most Brilliant Self---to live your most luminescent life and to create positive ripple effects in your world!
Wisdom Coach, Reiki Master, Heart Ambassador