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Grow a Balanced, Empowered Self

Charlene M. Proctor, Ph.D.An article by Charlene M. Proctor, Ph.D., author of Let Your Goddess Grow! 7 Spiritual Lessons on Female Power and Positive Thinking.

Generating woman-power to overcome inevitable everyday problems, or perhaps deeper issues of self-love, acceptance, or forgiveness, is about knowing the spirit-power within at an intimate level. The word empowerment means power put into action. When you reach the point of empowerment, you operate from an unfathomable sense of spiritual balance, a profound knowingness that you are composed of the All and are able to use it in the real world. Its impossible to generate self-love or put any spiritual principle to work until you fully embrace all aspects of who you are. Loving self is about loving spirit. Your power to effect change and cope is your inherent spirit-power put into action.

To be balanced and joyful people who love freely, we must feel our sense of power at the very core of our being. But true empowerment is not based upon feelings of superiority from being either a man or a woman, or from membership in an exclusive organization. Empowerment stems from belonging to the divine I. You are a rendition of divine power from the minute you are born, with an invitation to draw at will from that account, which is always in balance. But to launch thoughts into reality, we need to rely upon images of a higher power that exemplify our true selves. If we want to feel balanced, with an all-encompassing sense of self-love, we need to believe that we arrive as an example of a balanced image of the Divine. It is our natural state.

To some extent, weve been doing this for centuries, because religion nudges us toward a higher power who is compassionate and loving, creating goodness, managing the universe with love. We identify with divine imagery by being like father and son, because it helps close the conceptual gap between who we are as humans and our spiritual source, that which constitutes us. Its important to see ourselves reflected in the Divine because we have relationships with those ideas they often validate and guide our earth journeys. Our knowledge of being divine must emanate from us at a very deep level, becoming our mental equivalent. We are the All, as weve already discussed, so we are also God. We are our spirit-power.

But our spirit-power is a balanced image of creation, with both masculine and feminine ideas, because we are one and the same; in fact, we are left and right halves of the brain, reconciling the intellectual and the intuitive, comprising both ordered and chaotic activities. As humans, were simultaneously active and receptive, inheriting a physiological harmony at the chromosomal level. We are all composed of both masculine and feminine. If we continue to conceptualize the All with gender duality as weve been doing for ages, its about time we recognized ourselves in a balanced image of divinity, one that includes both He and She.

Currently people are spending a lot of time talking about balance. Were astounded that everyone around us leads such lopsided lives of frenzy. Everyone is looking for a remedy to rebalance life, especially women. If the world is a manifestation of what we think, what we see is an unbalanced reflection of our own spiritual composition. The spiritual equation we are using to fuel our thought process to manifest reality is out of balance. We cant bring that power into our reality because we dont recognize it in ourselves.

Self-image stems from how we visualize the Divine. Without identification with both aspects of divinity, our world will never even closely resemble anything in balance. Until we recognize that the Divine is at work through us, a divine mother as well as a divine father present and at work in our lives, humanity will not feel empowered. Certainly, women will not reach their full potential. Even men need to revitalize their feminine side to live more balanced lives. Our institutions need it. And its overdue.



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ruleIt is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.” -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Charlene M. Proctor, Ph.D., author of Let Your Goddess Grow! 7 Spiritual Lessons on Female Power and Positive Thinking and The Women’s Book of Empowerment: 323 Affirmations that Change Everyday Problems into Moments of Potential, helps lead people to a more positive mind and heart set.

Her powerful suggestions circulate worldwide through her website, newsletters, articles, and books. She believes in your potential to transform the world through higher levels of conscious awareness.

Let Your Goddess Grow! 7 Spiritual Lessons on Female Power and Positive Thinking
Let Your Goddess Grow! 7 Spiritual Lessons on Female Power and Positive Thinking
by Charlene M. Proctor, Ph.D.

"This is the book for the woman who is stiving for more. More confidence, more self-esteem, more abundance, more resiliancy, more courage to become the person she longs to be.

Dr. Proctor helps the reader uncover hidden strengths and develop new goals. She gently shows the reader how to overcome the setbacks of the past while honoring, not forgetting, the lessons that were gained from the struggles.

Men will enjoy this book too, especially if they have ever tried to understand the beautiful, inner strength of the women who most influence their lives." -- JoAnna Carey, author of Rat Race Relaxer: Your Potential & The Maze of Life
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