Are you on your path?
Updated: May 31
It is much easier to walk through a dense forest on a path than it is to carve one out where none exists. The same is true for our “walk” here on Earth. If we know and follow our path, our life has purpose and we can sense the path under our feet. If our path is hidden from us, we tend to flail around without much direction.
Most people think of a path like a straight one describing where they live, which schools to attend, partner selections and other large events. When asked, “are you on your path?” Few can answer that deep question with a simple yes or no. The purpose of this download is to define the types of paths that are available and how to figure out of you are on or off it.
The Four Path Types
There are four major types of paths, just as there are four bodies:
Physical Path: is defined as the physical body “walking the walk” in this third dimensional reality. It is our physical expression and it is influenced by the illusion of time. When we are in the present moment and are truly aware of all that is in our physical reality, we are on our path. If we are in the past or future, we are off the path. An example of a person being focused in the past is a woman who wonders through museums, watches old movies and only listens to music from her time as a teenager. All of these physical actions tie her into the past. Contrast this a young man who is constantly in the future. He visits places he would like to live, checks out cars he cannot yet afford and spends most of his time daydreaming about the future.
Signs that show you that you are on your physical path include: deju-vu and signs that pop up along your way. These might include someone showing up to tell you something positive or negative about where you are at physically, or a series of messages that come through books, magazines or other physical means.
Emotional Path: The emotional path is defined by how we feel. When you are not processing your emotions, you are not on your emotional path and you are stuck in your past emotional turmoil. You are stuck at the very moment that you had a particular feeling and you didn’t feel it. Feeling a feeling takes about 30 seconds. If you decided not to feel that emotion, then it got stuck in your emotional body and probably your physical body and you will be trapped in that time. If you were for example five and you were humiliated in kindergarten and you never felt it as a child, then you will have a part of your emotional body stuck at five years of age.
Signs that show you are off your path include emotional overwhelm, acting out, attempting to dump your emotions on others and being easily triggered emotionally. Signs that show you are on your emotional path include feelings of balance and emotional neutrality.
Mental Path: Thoughts create reality and they trigger emotional responses. A thought that has triggered an emotion will result in a reality that is flavored with the particular emotion or emotions. Thoughts with intention create a more fixed experience. If these thoughts are positive and the intention fits one’s purpose, the reality will occur even faster. If one can follow Source’s thoughts, then realities can occur instantaneously and in ways that you might not believe is possible.
Intention is the vibration of Source’s Creation; the ethers of the universe will respond to this intention and form a reality that is on your path. If it is your thought and intention and it is on your purpose, the reality may come in a bit slower and a bit more fixed; meaning without the flavor of infinite possibility.
Signs that you are not on your path is a thought that has an attachment associated with it. In other words, if you put out the thoughts, "I would like to receive more abundance with the intention of becoming more abundant or even rich," then the universe or Source can answer your request. If you are attached to exactly how it will look and when it will occur ("I need to be worth $500,000 by the time I am 25 by being a famous ice skater"), then you aren’t on your mental path.
If you can have a thought without an attachment (how it will exactly look, for example: "I want to build a beautiful and prosperous new life"), you can stay on your path; this requires discipline, practice and faith as you have to allow the universe and/or Source to respond to your thought with infinite possibility, rather than you demanding how it looks. Oddly enough, it is our attachment to how things will look that get in the way of creating gorgeous realities. When this occurs, we stand in the way of something better coming along. What we think we need isn’t necessarily what we believe we do.
Spiritual Path: Spiritual paths come in a wide variety of flavors that can be summarized as paths in or out of The Game of Separation (see Game of Separation download). Most people on the planet are in The Game. Some have the path to stay in the game and learn about its pieces while others have the path to get out of The Game and co-create with Source. Another dynamic of the spiritual path is that we can either be stuck/not moving on our path or we can be moving along our spiritual path.
For those in The Game of Separation, karma is the door to opening up the spiritual path. Without karmic resolution, very little becomes self-evident as karma has such an immense effect on anyone caught in this game. (See Decode Karma).
The major sign that you are on your spiritual path is a deep sense of knowing that you are on your path. Those who are not on their spiritual path are lost and are searching for answers that will define their path. For those who are very advanced spiritually – meaning they know their spiritual path and purpose – markers can define the path. For example, an awareness of a particular lifetime may show up as a dream, your best friend has the same name as you did in a past life or other huge coincidences occur.
Timelines versus Paths
One of the major attachments that people have for any of the four paths is time. While the illusion of time can affect the physical, emotional or mental paths, it simply has no bearing on the spiritual path. It is for this reason that the spiritual path can override the other three paths and create a deep sense of longing in an individual who is not on their path. On the positive pole, for those who listen to their spiritual body and understand their path, spiritual urges can create an amazing sense of gratification as the path emerges.
Time is therefore the enemy of the path maker. Its illusions run deep as do our senses of when exactly we need to get things done. The problem with attachments to time is that we are much more linear in time. With an awareness of the four paths, emotional neutrality, a clean string of thoughts and spiritual awareness, we can truly walk a life comprised of four great paths.