What is change really? It is simply something different in your life. And, no matter how much energy you give to how you think something will go, it is going to play out to its own directions, no matter how much you try to control it.

Changes help to get you past a routine in your life that has become just that, routine. Sometimes one can get so stuck in their own comfort zone that change is a Divine blessing to help a soul see and move on from a lifestyle routine that was no longer serving their highest need, but that they just did not know how to get out from.

Oftentimes much of humanity is very fearful of change, and this is just the Ego not wanting to move to new opportunities and new energy. The Ego is so adept at controlling the old, that it simply does not want to release the old way of doing things. And with change and new energy come brand new things that that Ego will not have control of.

This is why so many people have a fear of what they cannot control, it is actually the Ego’s protection mechanism coming in and trying to protect that person from the what ifs and things that might happen. But, this protection mechanism is rarely based in the reality of what is going on and the majority of the time it uses ammunition from past lives, conditioning or others’ beliefs about what these “what ifs" could be and then comes up with 101 excuses not to do something.

Sometimes in order to squash this behavior within oneself, you have to allow the ego to start down that path, just so that you can see what emotion it is trying to use against you. For example, if you are moving house and your ego is fearful of items not making it safely to your destination; allow yourself to emotionally explore the ego’s fears. Then detach from those fears on a mental and physical level. This detachment will help you to see that your fears are not based in your current reality.

Fear keeps many souls from moving forward in life, and everyone’s fears come from a different place within them. Some souls fear what others may think of them, some souls fear what will happen financially, some souls fear what will happen in their relationships, or work or whatever area of their life that they give the most energy.

When you find yourself faced with fear that is when it is important to discuss those fears with someone else or even with yourself. For when those fears are left dormant inside of you, that is when they can become paralyzing, to the point of you not even wanting to make even the smallest change.

Remember that you have had a dress rehearsal of your life before you came to Earth in this life, and you already have the knowledge inside of you of what you are to complete and the events that will happen in your life. But, it can become too easy to forget all of that, as you can get caught up in the anxiety of day-to-day life and forget to remember that you are a soul having a human experience. If you have deep fears that you continually find yourself facing, then you might want to consider a course of counseling; either psychological, spiritual or emotional, to help you to work through that energy. Sometimes it takes an outside perspective to see what your Ego is trying to blind you from.

But through it all, remember that you have the strength and courage to face anything, if only you believe it. And, as long as you continue to release your expectations of how things are supposed to be, then you will be more poised to accept that change is constant, it is simply a part of life.

Love, Aurora



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Karen Downing is a channel, intuitive reader, coach, speaker and spiritual teacher. While an interest was always there in the background, it was not until 2006 that Karen shed her fear of stepping into her intuitive gifts.

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