Picture these two bodies of water: the first is a freshwater, running brook. The water is cool and clean; delightful, small fish are flowing around the rocks. You can’t wait to dip your toes into it. The second body of water is a dark and murky stagnant pond. The water sits there, with dead leaves and bugs sitting on top. There is an unpleasant smell.
These two images illustrate the extreme possibilities of the second chakra, the sacral chakra. In the first image, the life energy is vibrant, flowing and pleasurable. In the second one, the energy is blocked, without any life-giving force.
The sacral chakra incorporates the flow of life. There is wisdom in movement – a time to plant, a time to harvest; a time to love, a time to be loved; a time to be born, a time to die. This chakra is about creating and merging. It is about pleasure, and nurturing relationships. It is about going with the flow, not being resistant to life.
It is no accident that water is the earth element of this chakra. Water is vital for all human, plant, and animal life. The majority of the earth’s surface is covered with water. Likewise, the sacral chakra thrives with the nourishment of water – whether it is by drinking it, swimming in it, gazing at the rolling waves of the ocean.
The sacral chakra is where creativity begins. Artists of all genre’s, everything from painting to writing to dancing – have one common characteristic: passion. They love what they do! They feel strongly about their craft. They become lost in their endeavors for hours – and they may never see a dime for their efforts. It does not matter – the creation is what counts. That is passion.
Where else can this kind of passion be found? In love relationships, of course! The strong desire and commitment to another person is based in the sacral chakra.
Do you accept the ebb’s and flow’s in your own life? Are you positive and loving in your thoughts and attitudes towards the people you love? If the answer is no, please work with the energies of your sacral chakra.
Here are some ways to improve your sacral chakra energy:
Enjoy the flow!