“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.”
~ John Lubbock
I know that some of you are feeling incredibly weary right now. Unnaturally tired. Exhausted to the bone. Even though you are excited about 2016 and the unfolding energies of the year. Even though there is no sensible reason for you to be this fatigued. So I just wanted to reach out to you today, and give you some encouragement.
It’s been a long time coming, this new energetic era we are in, post 2012. Some of you have incarnated over and over and over again, holding space and waiting. Waiting for the world to come back into flow.
Thank you. Thank you for all that you are and all that you have done.
In those lifetimes and in this one, many of you have suffered because of who you are, your beliefs, your practices, your journey, your need to live true to your soul.
Empaths, intuitives, psychics, spiritual souls led by heart – all of you have struggled as you have lived in a world of dense energy, a world essentially hostile to sensitives.
But we’re in that new era now. It gets easier from here. The vibration is lifting, the planet’s consciousness is shifting. In large part thanks to all of you. And that’s why you’ve hung in here for the long haul, lifetime after lifetime, to get to this place.
It’s as if your soul has been toiling up an enormous mountain, through every kind of weather, through landslides and storms and unrelenting sun. Often, completely on your own.
Now you’re at the top. The view in front of you is great. Grassy plains stretch out behind you. You’re here. You’ve arrived. It’s beautiful. You’ve made it!
No wonder you’re tired.
So rest a little.
Rest a lot.
Rest as much as you need.
Because now the real work begins. Not the holding space thing. I mean the true work. Your reason for being.
Well done. You’ve made it, and you’re right where you need to be. The world will wait while you regroup after all of that toil. So rest, my friends, rest.
I love you.
Bless <3 xoxo
10 thoughts on “Dear Lightworker, Let Yourself Rest”
I’m grateful every day for having you in my life, Nicole. You’ve made me realize so many things about myself… and it’s been such a relief to know I’m not alone, I’m not THAT crazy. HA! You’re right: I feel exhausted. But the good thing is, I’m resting, relaxing, meditating, and most importantly, I’m NOT feeling guilty about it – – – > major step towards loving myself. Yay! So again, thank you for being in my life — the past few years have been easier to deal with because of you. Bless you! xox
Thank you Nicole, for once again being able to voice so eloquently what’s in my heart and soul! I have felt that bone deep–SOUL deep–exhaustion over the past several months. I keep putting it down as energy fatigue because I am an energy healer and maybe I’m not letting my own battery recharge enough. Not honoring my own needs or paying attention to balance. Maybe it’s because I just turned 57 and I think it’s a Saturn return year or something. Maybe it’s because life seemed to be busier than usual in 2015. Maybe I have been struggling (just a TEENY bit), with feeling ‘what’s the use – have I really made any difference at all, etc. I did receive (in meditation) an interesting insight. It was ‘No more warrior of the Light. Now you need to be an architect of the Light”. Interesting concept – maybe we’ve broken through enough old barriers, and in spite of the chaos and horrors we see on the news, we need to not give in to despair. Not believe our exhaustion is due to hopelessness. It always looks worse before it looks better in any construction project, right? We now need to focus our Light on DESIGNING the new blueprints for what we would like to see in the world. Actively create it. Pour our energy into it. What will it look like? Dear Nicole, thank you for reminding me that it’s OK to just BE for a while. Necessary even. That we have – all of us – already accomplished quite a lot! That little ‘pat on the back’ meant more than you know. I am going to allow myself to snuggle up and Nest for awhile. Collect myself. Savor a cup of tea and a good book right in the middle of the day instead of snatching a few minutes before bedtime. Take the time I need to find my zen space inside again. And then I will have the strength to continue to imagine and build the best life possible, weaving my own strand of Light in with all of yours, and all the other beautiful colors in our collective tapestry! Bless you Nicole!
Love and Light to you and everyone in this New Year!
I’m really inspired by your post and agree Rest is essential to recuperate our spiritual energy.
Thank you from me too – this spoke to my heart 🙂
Ah, this is so beautiful, Nicole. Thanks and love (always).
Thanks Nicole, this is a perfect reminder for me right now x
Thank you Nicole. This was exactly what I needed today!
Perfect timing. I am taking the night off from yoga to curl up in my bed and regenerate.
Thank you, thank you, thank you dear Nicole for this post!!! I have been feeling utterly exhausted, blaming it on work an post holidays tiredness even though it felt way way worse. I didn’t get it. On the one hand I felt so good because of the new energy of this year, yet at the same time I felt crushed with tiredness. Now I get it…. Thank you.
It’s also good to read again about the positive shift in vibration. I know it in my heart, but at the same time when seeing what’s happening in the world, my heart sinks and I feel a knot in my stomach and I question myself. Has the vibration really shifted positive? Why is all that cruelty happening? Why do people do these things to eachother…….. So your blog keeps me positive, it helps me focus on the good vibrations and energy. And I am grateful to that.
This weekend I will print my Year of ME book and I will start filling it up. I haven’t done it yet because I was too tired, but in my mind plans have been made and I know they will be succesful.
Give yourself a rest to. You deserve it.
Much love to you,
Thank you! Feel like this was written for me and know I’m not alone and things will get better.