Sometimes the events of life can stress up to the point were we have nothing left to give. Have you ever felt like you just can’t take anymore? As if you are emotionally, physically, mentally, or even spiritually depleted. In this times, it is good to cocoon and allow yourself time to heal.
When to Cocoon
- If life is scattered and stressful and you really need sleep, cocoon yourself and set your intention for sleep.
- If you are surrounded by chaos or anger. If you are overwhelmed with the events of life. If you feel like you absolutely can not take another bad thing… cocoon yourself and set your intention for peace.
- When intensities around you are strong and you wish a break free from outside influences to restore your inner strength and joy, cocoon yourself.
Cocooning! This is how you do it…
Pull everything, all your energy and all your awareness, inwards and shield yourself from everything else. As if you’re in a bubble.
Then imagine a cocoon of white light – it’s the most powerful, impenetrable light and only those of Perfect Love can enter this light.
Call upon the Divine Creator, call your Divine helpers, angels, ancestors, and the Earth to help you. Ask them to surround you, to permeate you and protect you.
Set your intention to be who you really are…. To be free of anger and hurt and to BE PEACE.
Feel your light growing brighter, larger and stronger. Feel yourself shining brightly and in love with life.
Then allow everything to be still and choose only one of these…. Joy, Love, Gratitude, Compassion and Beauty. I call these the Divine Language because everything I have experienced of the Divine has filled me with these emotions. Sit with this emotion, with this Divine Language, and be determined not to allow anything to distract you – because focusing on these will bring inner peace.
While you are cocooning – you are focused on the languages of the Divine (love, joy, gratitude, compassion, and beauty) and you are dwelling within the Divine. You are basically praying. But, this is not a prayer of bargaining or asking.
This is the ideal prayer to the Divine… it is spontaneous praise! You praise the Divine, not in the spirit of bargain (I’ll be good if you do this), but in spirit of appreciation.
You praise the Divine in spontaneous appreciative for the infinite light, infinite power, infinite love and infinite bliss. When you are focused upon joy, love, beauty, compassion, etc… you are dwelling within Truth, within the Divine. You are wrapped by the Divine, transformed by the Divine. And the Divine will reform you and make you new.
Your intention and emotional choice creates a vibration around you and in you that radiates so strongly that negativity cannot influence you. This keeps you safe & feeling comforted.
It’s More than Just Words – it’s the power of Prayer
You may think Love and Joy and Beauty are just words, however, JOY carries an incredible energy and when you devote yourself to the power of Joy – you will be amazed at how delightfully powerful it really is. 😉
Beauty is another incredible energy. When you dwell on beauty – you will begin to see beauty everywhere and you will praise beauty for the gift that it is. Each of these is an individual – both are Divine.
Oh, there are so many secrets to be revealed to you! This life is truly a journey of delight if you only know where to look. 😉
“Away from the tumult of motor and mill, I want to be carefree; weary of words. I want to be still! I’m weary of doing things; I want to be one with the blossoms and birds.” ~ Edgar A Guest
I learned how to cocoon after being completely emotionally drained from traumatic events in my life and then running into a few religious zealots here in these beautiful Appalachian mountains. They seem to love telling everyone else how they are disobeying God’s word and they are so ‘righteous’ in their words, but their words are filled with hate and judgement. You can’t love and hate at the same time.-
The first time it happened, I was getting hit with this preacher man’s anger and felt a weakening of my energy flow (as if he were lashing out at me with a whip). I was not arguing with him. I was very quiet (and wanting him to go away), but when I would not agree that he was right, he started yelling and getting red in the face. He was saying the words Love and Peace, but honestly, he looked to be only full of anger and fear.
I do not this angry and judgmental god that he speaks of? My experience of the Divine is a loving Creator – with waves of rolling laughter and perfect love. After his attack, I went home depleted and weak. It took days to recover from this. It was a spiritual attack, from someone claiming to be holy. Then, it happened again… and drained me again. This is when I consciously realized I was in an area that offered the opportunity to learn spiritual protection and decided to be prepared next time. That’s when my guides taught me to cocoon myself.
When the third attack came (from a different preacher man), I was ready. When he started forcing his god of hate on me and demanding I agree, I was calm and quiet and felt myself getting weak. But, I remembered to cocoon myself and at this point, the preacher man’s words and attacks were not felt… instead, I could see his pain and confusion. Why was his attack not having any effect? As his voice continued to rise, I noticed the dark cloud around him was also increasing. (Seeing into the spirit realm is something I have been able to do since I was a child and I recognize this dark cloud as an evil presence that I want no part of.)
However, now, instead of weakness, I was safe in my cocoon and I realized this soul was so lost… and probably hurting. Now, I entered a state of compassion and no longer needed the cocoon. The light was strong within me and I released a wave of love from my heart that filled the room with light. I was far too powerful for his darkness to touch me and in fact, the darkness faded from the room…. and there was only light. I did not need to attack him to win, I only need to release love… because anger is really a mask for his pain. His was hurting.
Now, he probably didn’t understand how I could leave the room and be happy. But I knew I had just surrounded him with love and he probably hasn’t felt in a long time. I didn’t need to say anything. I just loved him… and then I left. This evil no longer has power over me. Maybe one day he will seek more compassion and joy – and then he will also find the Divine.
Anger is only a Mask
It is helpful to remember, anger is a mask of hurt and fear. When hearts are healed, pain is released and anger disappears. Then, there is freedom. The darkness can no longer touch you. When you can take anything you do and do it from a state of love, you are sharing the true message of the Divine.
That is why we are here – to shine our light so brightly that all can see the path of freedom and love. Most of us are little lights in training. Little lights exploring concepts so very different than our society teaches, but every day we grow stronger and wiser and we remember more.