The Shift of May 5

Although an energy alert was just posted on May 1, because we experienced a shift yesterday on May 5, I felt it important to post this much needed information today. If you have not read the energy alert for May 1, kindly access it here.

Yesterday, May 5, we experienced a much needed shift in the energies. Yesterday was the cross-quarter between the equinox and the solstice, or the half way point of the meeting of masculine and feminine…a good breaking point marking a move from one energetic space into another.

A few weeks ago, I was putting my bed and frame together, and ended up pinned under my queen size box spring. What a heavy load it was, and what a difficult time I had trying to get out from under it! “OK,” I told myself. “I realize this is symbolic of the current energies, but can I get out now?” And this is what the energies have been doing up until yesterday, the 5th.

We have been under a huge amount of pressure, not being able to catch up, seemingly not being able to get out from under a barrage of things piling up on us, and feeling an immense burden of responsibilities, have to’s, and perhaps even feeling trapped in a merry-go-round of nothing being resolved, with no solution in sight.

Just when we thought we could take no more, something else would land on our plate or in our space, and we would have to deal with that. Around and around the energies would go, with just too much to do while seemingly getting nowhere with anything. Having to do things over, and still with no resolution, was a common manifestation. Many of us could simply not get on top of anything. We were buried beneath a big box spring of who knows what with no end in sight!

Exhaustion, fatigue, short fuses, tightness, and just feeling plain worn out were common symptoms. No time for anything enjoyable, no time to relax, and even if we made the time, the tightness was there and it could be difficult to relax even when intending to relax!

It could also be difficult getting comfortable with much of anything. Not much of anything would feel right. No good movies, nothing good to read, our creative endeavors might have felt off and not right, and many may have felt that nothing was fitting….nowhere to go that felt remotely good or right. Being out in nature may even have felt “off” for some unknown reason.

Also during this time, we were detoxing. This can manifest as body and muscle pain, sinus headaches, nausea, and a general feeling of toxins within our system. Insomnia was prevalent as well, as the energies were building and had nowhere to go as of yet. Restless sleep, even when exhausted, and waking up at dawn were common occurrences for many.

In one fell swoop, things finally culminated, and the shift occurred. For me, I felt nauseas, completely flattened for about an hour, and as if I had been run over by a truck. Then it was over.

And as the energies built, the weather was affected as well. Violent occurrences of tornadoes, typhoons, high winds, vast variances in the temperature from one day to the next, and the like. Much movement in many arenas!

Up until yesterday, the energies were jammed, so to speak. This was because we had reached a new plateau, or higher dimension at the end of March, and were not yet in alignment with much. And the new energies were pushing against the old, piling on top of each other because the new alignments were not yet completed. Although this pattern will continue with much of the world, the May 5th break will help to alleviate much that we have been feeling within us.

The US is rapidly experiencing its breakdown now. It is experiencing a transition from old power into new. Thus, the “super power” is no longer that. It is transmuting into another kind of “super power” now, and this will take several years to complete. Being the forerunner for so long, the US will still be the forerunner, as it is evolving into something very new. And this is why we are being guided to form our own small communities….supportive environments to sustain us and protect us while the transition is occurring for the next four years.

So then, up until yesterday, we had not caught up with ourselves, or rather the energies were mismatched and jamming together the old and new. This created too much on our plates or on our shoulders and we could not catch up. It was planned that May 5th would be the turning point, as our celestial events always serve to support our evolutionary growth. But one never really knows what will actually occur on these dates. Several weeks ago, I was able to see the May 5th turning point, but at times I hesitate to report these things as we always have free will and choice, and this free will can create different timelines, so one never knows for sure.

If one scenario or timeline does not complete a particular stage, then another will be utilized until we arrive at our desired destination as a whole. I always hesitate to report definite dates, as there can be much disappointment if things are delayed and at times a loss of faith as well. Ugh! But this time, we were able to complete this phase at the first desired breaking point and did not need then, to carry things further onto another breaking point.

Our mis-alignments were what were creating this jamming up of energies. The new energies had nowhere to go as of yet, as the alignments were not yet complete. As of yesterday then, we will have much more room to breathe. Things will begin to flow more easily. We can exhale and relax. The tightness will be gone.

We can catch the train that the cross-quarter brought in. We can now ride the coattails of this new energy shift. We have aligned enough now, that we can move forward a bit. Some new doors have opened. The jam up is disbursing. And hopefully, many of us can get some restful sleep!

Wishing you heaven in your heart, starlight in your soul, and miracles in your life in these miraculous times...

Until next time,

Karen Evolution glyph swirl


noel 111 7th May 2008 2:22 pm

Hi Karen
I absolutely felt the same way and I have never been so exhausted in all my life. However, after the 5th, I feel really energised for no obvious reason.
I very much appreciate your insights during that turbulent time
Many thanks for your fine work
May God blees you
Best wishes
Noel 111

Tammy 8th May 2008 2:52 am

Hello Karen,

I experienced the exact opposite of Noel. Since May 5th I have not been able to sleep well and have been nauseous ever since. I am trying to breath deeply and let it pass but it hasn't yet. Should I be concerned? Why would this be so opposite?


lrm 10th May 2008 12:41 pm

I'm not sure if Karen reads these postings on spirit library...
Either way,I do not believe you need to be concerned,as we are each on our own path and timing in life. Although there may be 'trends' in general energy movement and patterns of how they manifest in one's life,this does not mean one needs to be exactly the same as everyone else.
In some cases,tuning into the collective matrix,yes even the collective lightworker matrix,can hamper one's growth,as it does not allow one to tune into one's own individual processes.
In the end,we are all responsible for ourselves and are on our own journeys that are timed individually,not collectively.
Many seem to confuse 'Oneness' with 'Sameness'. And many also seem to confuse 'collective earth shifts' with 'Sameness'.
Patterns may be similar,but that is only because each person contributes to the whole fabric.Your individual happenings help CREATE the woven fabric that is collective existence. IMHO,pay attention to your own process,nutrition,oxygen,emotions,thought processes and determine how they fit for you

Leila 12th May 2008 5:29 am

I believe that May 5 2008 was a gateway to releasing from the heart (5/5) and balancing the energies (masculine 2 /Femnine 8) within. If you experienced the opposite it would have been due to old energy being brought out through the heart, whereas some people who had brought it out earlier would have used this time to let it go.

Personally I have had an awsome amount of intuitive feelings and ideas for my book and have slept like a baby....May 5 was the final stage of balance (closing doors) for me regarding my heart and where i choose to stand.

Mariù 14th May 2008 5:24 am

I agree with Irm...there can be 'trends' for sure but everyone has to look within for guidance.

This big shifts of energies are important but can be felt in different ways according to what you need in that moment. Some might feel again the need for release etc...others might finally get the energy to get some things done or to have new insights and inspirations. It's still nice to find out that many people are experiencing similar symptoms to yours but still no need to worry if you are experiencing something else. After all we are on our unique path of joy and choice



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