The bud of the lotus flower symbolizes potential, it is pure, bright and absolutely beautiful.
Whereas the lotus flower represents an awakening, spiritual growth and enlightenment.
I'm sure most of you have seen lotus flowers clustered together in a pond......a dark murky still body of water. Yet the beauty of each flower gives the pond a splash of color.
How can something so beautiful emerge from the water so perfectly clean? It's hard to grasp that concept, isn't it?
But each flower does just that....emerging from the water clean, the lotus flower represents purity of body, speech and mind.
The lotus flower may be thought of as an awakened mind, one that grows naturally toward the light of truth, love and compassion.
Although the lotus may appear fragile it is far from that, it is flexible and strong securely anchored under the surface of the water.
The ability to rise out of murky nasty water and open up to the sun in pure beauty and strength is why I chose to add the lotus flower to my designs.
The lotus represents to me that no matter how ugly life gets we can rise above it all strong, focused, loving, and pure.
Seeing the lotus helps keep me in check with just how far above the muck I have come and how strong I am because of it.
Sometimes it takes a little muck for us to not give a f**k and stand tall for what we want and believe in.
Embrace the muck and as you rise above it open your heart and mind to the beauty around you. Close your eyes and empty your mind from the clutter, breathe in the freshness of the air. When you open your eye look around you and see the beauty that surrounds you. Express gratitude. Set your affirmations.
If you're having trouble seeing the beauty that surrounds you it may be a good time to declutter your life.
- Declutter your home; become a minimalist.
- Walk away from toxic relationships; even relatives.
- Clean up your finances; Credit Karma is a good place to help manage your goals.
- Detox your body; Cleanse, eat organic, drinks lots of water, do yoga, and meditate.
This will allow you to FREE your mind, LIGHTEN your heart and OPEN your soul to possibilities. You will feel better and think clearer. You will smile more and worry less. You will be more positive and open to possibilities. Like the song goes "Free your mind and the rest will follow.....".
As I mentioned earlier the lotus helps to remind me that I have rose above my struggles (murky waters) and I'm a stronger person because of it. Wearing my lotus bracelet is a reminder of my strength and of the possibilities awaiting me. Get your lotus bracelet here