I’ve been deep diving into the real roots of *why* we feel afraid to share our spiritual messages, even with our close friends and family.
Here we go...
For the longest time I couldn’t figure out *why* I, and the spiritual, creative women I work with felt such massive, existential fear when it came to sharing our spiritual messages. It often bordered on the point of irrational, like the time I literally felt like I was dying after I posted on Facebook, or the time a client sobbed and sobbed over creating her opt-in.
After I did a lot of my own healing work, and removed layers of triggers around it, the situation made me extremely curious. Why, as powerful, strong, smart women, do we feel so taken out by these *seemingly simple* tasks?
The Witch Wound
The answer lies in the witch wound.
We all have baggage around the word "witch," but one of my teachers Sarah Durham Wilson reframed it when she said that a witch is a powerful female healer.
And powerful female healers have been through the ringer.
The witch wound is the psychic trauma that all women carry after millennia of invalidation, disempowerment, and abuse. Patriarchal culture has systematically invalidated feminine gifts like intuition, embodiment, collaboration, emotional intelligence, and healing.
The witch wound is what rears its ugly head when any awakened woman has the audacity to put herself out there as her authentic, powerful, healing, intuitive, witchy self. It gets even more triggered when that same woman decides to charge what she’s worth for those gifts.
The witch wound holds us back from wealth - not just financial wealth, but the wealth of inner fulfillment, meaningful relationships, beautiful surroundings, and vibrant health - through subliminal shame and not-enoughness.
It is the trauma stored in our energy bodies of thousands of people - men and women - drowned, hanged, or burned at the stake only a few centuries ago for working with herbs, or using their intuition, or following the moon’s cycles. Basically, for going a different way than conventional society would like.
And for the record, choosing to start a spiritual business online and make money with your gifts is choosing a different way than society would like.
Choosing a Different Way
Luckily, we live in a world where we are no longer at risk of physical death for putting our truths out there. But the psychic triggers are still there.
Next time you feel that resistance, that inner tug that wants to keep you safe in the status quo, recognize it as your witch wound. Give it love - it is protecting you.
And, you can choose to not be beholden to it. You can choose to heal, and to rise into the powerful magic that your soul is calling you to.
Because believe me - if you are here, reading this, your soul is calling you.
It’s Time to Rise
This wisdom is ancient, but it is becoming mainstream enough that more and more women are feeling called to come out of the closet, share their truth (just look at #metoo), and not take no for an answer.
We are becoming less and less ashamed of being who we are - powerful, emotional, intuitive creatures who hold the mysteries of creation in our being.
In-tune, compassionate, collaborative leaders who are here to change the game.
Confident, articulate, no-fucks-given women who speak our truths, activate our gifts, and start movements with our message.
I get excited butterflies in my stomach when I think about it.
Because a woman connected to her true nature creates magic in the world.
And the world needs our magic.
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