Recently, in an expression that felt not unlike an Ayahausca purge, I shared a confession.
I ripped aside the veil revealing the darker aspects of the feminine that had been expressing through me, often successfully undermining my conscious efforts to architect my reality in alignment with the deeper truth that lay in my heart.
That same day, Diana Fleischmann, posted her own version of the same thing.
You may have noticed that it’s rare to see one woman post such a raw exposé on social media, let alone two.
But it felt significant to us for us to do it together.
Because to be in a truly co-creative relationship with another woman (and by truly co-creative I don’t mean a collaboration where you both have separate businesses but you’re working on a discrete project together);
But rather where both women are working in true interdependent synergy in service of a shared vision;
Then it’s valuable to not only be aware of what goes on under the surface, largely outside the conscious awareness of women in relationship with one another, but also for each of us to be fully and completely prepared to own it.
Because unless we’re prepared to fully own the shadow elements, rather than avoiding them or continuing to occlude them from our vision, we risk continuing to give them power to disrupt and undermine our creative and co-creative efforts.
THE POWER OF CONSCIOUS ENERGY VS SUBCONSCIOUS UNDERCURRENTS
To put this simply, it seems that if we’re consciously holding a heartfelt vision of something we deeply value, but there are contradictory thoughts or beliefs in our subconscious or unconscious, then no matter how much we try to focus on what we’re wanting to create, we’re working against the momentum of more powerful undercurrents of energy.
Undercurrents of energy that are deeply rooted in many thousands of years of collective conditioning, stories and archetypes.
A well-timed example of this was recently expressed through a post by Jamie Elizabeth Thompson about…