These two Alaskan Essences are produced at the time of the full moon so incorporate the effect of it and also provide an insight into the full moon.
Full Moon Reflection
In the deep darkness of my inner being I find
my true power.
I honor my relationships with honesty and
Background Information—This essence was made on a cold clear winter night, in a canyon overlooking Kachemak Bay in southcentral Alaska. A bowl of water was positioned on the snow so that it would receive the direct light of the full moon, and also the moonlight reflecting off the water of the bay and from the white, snow-filled canyon.
Healing Qualities—The full moon is a time of cosmic alignment when the light of the sun is reflected off the fully revealed face of the moon onto the Earth. This light shining in the darkness affects us all, and not always in subtle ways.
The light contained within this essence penetrates deep into our shadow selves to illuminate that which lies unresolved beneath the surface of our consciousness. As we open ourselves to this light, we have the opportunity to let go of many of the subconscious patterns that are affecting us and others in ways beyond our current understanding.
It is a common tendency to project these subconscious patterns onto others rather than claiming them as our own. A typical example is when we feel a certain uncomfortable emotion and then blame another person for making us feel that way. We then expect that individual to change their behaviour so we can feel more comfortable. In relationships, this inclination can take on a much higher level of complexity.
Relationships create an ongoing series of opportunities for uncovering old issues and habits of behaviour that need to be brought to the surface, acknowledged, and released. We are often unable to see the impact of these patterns on ourselves, but when they are unconsciously projected into the shared dynamic of a relationship, their impact becomes obvious. How we deal with this impact will determine, to a large degree, the health of the relationship. If a closer and more harmonious partnership is to be achieved, we must be willing to shine the light of truth on these projections so that we can take responsibility for them and deal with the issues they represent in an honest manner.
The Full Moon Reflection essence is very supportive of this process but it will be most effective when both people take it at the same time. When used in this context, it can help increase the degree of honesty and disclosure in the relationship by bringing awareness to unresolved issues which are being mutually suppressed and projected, so they can be resolved with reciprocal acceptance, understanding, and compassion
Solstice Sun [summer solstice 2016 was also a full moon]
I bless the old day setting, I honour the new day rising.
I open my eyes to the Love of the Sun; in my heart
we become one.
Background Information—This essence was prepared during the “night” and early morning hours of June 21 and 22, as the midnight sun danced along the peaks of the Brooks Range in the northern interior of Alaska.
The area where this essence was prepared lies thirty-five miles north of the Arctic Circle, where there is constant daylight from April to late August. On the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, the sun barely dips below the tips of the mountain peaks, never fully disappearing from sight.
This essence was prepared by placing a bowl of water on the bank of the Koyukuk River in full view of the sun as it completed its decent from the north-west and began to rise again towards the north-east, an event lasting approximately four hours.
Healing Qualities—The essence of Solstice Sun contains the energy of the setting and rising sun–an embodiment of the completion of the old and the beginning of a new cycle of light.
Solstice Sun is a very transformational essence and can have a powerful effect on our ability to access and move energy through our physical bodies. It is often indicated for those who suffer from light deprivation, which is also known as Seasonal Affectedness Disorder.
This essence works by opening our hearts and the energy pathways in our bodies so that we can receive more light and make more efficient use of the energy contained within it.
This expansion in our ability to welcome light and energy into our bodies is also useful when we need to prepare ourselves for a peak experience–a kind of experience that we have never had before, or one that challenges us to expand the current parameters of our identity.
Solstice Sun is also an essence for integration. When it is taken during a peak or life changing experience, it will work on an elemental level to expand a person’s energy system so that they can contain the fullness of the event as it unfolds. In this way, they are able to integrate the various aspects of the experience while they are still within the energetic or environmental matrix that is creating it.
This information is originally produced by Alaskan Essences Inc.
The essences can be purchased in the United Kingdom from Healthlines