Expression Blue (Aura Colour)

An excerpt from Aura Colour Therapy, written by Omanisa

 

Expression Blue has depth and sparkle, like an azure blue sky reflected on the surface of a lake, with little glints of white sparkles and streaks, where sunlight strikes the water. On a feeling level, it feels energetic and lively, like a passionate flow of conversation, with animated hand and body movements being used to convey meaning. This colour is particularly therapeutic for anyone wearing grey colours in or around the Throat Chakra.

Often worn by writers, artists, vocalists, journalists, public speakers and people working in the communication industry, Expression Blue gives us a knack for composing with words and communicating with others. Besides representing a personality type, Expression Blue can appear in the aura when we are going through a temporary phase of heightened creative self-expression.

This colour liberates us by giving us a voice. Our voice is our personal truth; our way of being in the world, expressing our opinions and contributing to a global discussion. Our personal truth is a conglomerate of our values, beliefs, ideas, ideals, attitudes and ethics. When we know our personal truth, we know who we are and who we are not; we know what we stand for and what is important to us. The phrase ‘being true to ourselves’ means living according to our personal truth

Before we can express our personal truth, we need to know what it is. Expression Blue helps us slow down and hear our inner voice. Often, we use creativity as a means to access this inner wisdom. If we cut off from our creativity and our inner voice for too long, we loose touch with our true selves. Sometimes we become too busy and forget to be still enough to hear the creative voice that wants to express through us. This can also happen when we use all our energy being creative for others instead of for ourselves. Creative people need to ensure they are making time for creative reconnection with themselves. They must take care that the pressure to perform on a creative level does not destroy their love for creating. The creative process is highly therapeutic and just as important as the creative end product. Creative expression sets the inner child free, bringing us a joy that nourishes the soul. Expression Blue can be evidence of creative skills being used well, but it can just as easily be a timely reminder to reconnect with our inner muse.

This colour challenges us to speak our truth without violating the right of others to do the same. When Expression Blue is well balanced within us, we celebrate differences between people rather than feeling threatened by them. Everybody has their own personal truth and each person’s truth is true for them, even if it is not true for someone else. It is important to know ourselves and share our truth via self-expression without hiding away for fear of being judged. Creative expression is a healthy way to discover, explore and express our personal truth without forcing it on others.
Our personal truth may differ from that of family members and friends or the society we live in. When people around us hold vastly different views from our own, it can be difficult to maintain loyalty to our own truth. Other people may judge us or put pressure on us to conform to their views. We can then become lost, confused and uncertain about who we really are, especially if our personal truth was not that strong and clear to begin with, or we tend to have trouble maintaining personal boundaries.
When people feel threatened by differences of opinion and belief, they can become judgemental and argumentative. They say ‘my truth is right, yours is wrong’. Some people go out of their way to avoid contact with people who have a truth different from their own, almost as though they are afraid their own personal truth will be contaminated. Some parents take this approach with their children, carefully shielding them from any unwanted influences.
Exposure to different perspectives, however, helps us grow. In deciding who we choose to be as individuals, we occasionally need to release old opinions and values because they no longer fit us. Perhaps they never really suited us in the first place. Part of developing our personal truth involves consciously deciding whether to keep or discard conditioning from childhood, family and society. As we establish our personal truth, we make decisions about what works for us and what does not. This is an ongoing process.
People who wear too much Expression Blue can become unbalanced and tip over into Zealous Blue, or they may become a little obsessed with telling the truth at all costs. These people self-disclose information that other people really do not need to hear, often to their own detriment and the dismay of others around them. Shaman Blue is an excellent therapeutic colour for excessive or inappropriate honesty.

Co-creating your spirit guide

Spirituality is a creative process and spirit loves being involved in your creations and co-creating with you. The image, name and identity we have for a spirit guide is simply a mental construct; an idea or image through which spirit communicates. It isn’t real. Spirit is energy. Spirit is frequency. Being human we give spirit an identity based on our human, physical experience. Bodies, names, identities, gender… are human ideas.

When I see an image of a spirit guide in my mind, I do not mistake the image for the guide animating it, just as spirit does not mistake our body for us. Like spirit, we are more than just a body, an identity or a name; we are energy, we are frequency – this is our core essence.

Quite often the outer cover is an expression of the core; a representation. Some bodies are fairly accurate representations of the spirit contained within, but others aren’t. It’s the same with spirit guides. We don’t have to come up with the perfect name and physical identity for a guide. Names and physical identities are not the reality hidden underneath.

Your guides have a very strong desire to communicate with you. It won’t matter to them what image is used as the communication medium unless this image detracts from the quality and clarity of the conversation. It’s the message, and the quality of the message, that ultimately matters, not the outer casing or medium through which the message is delivered.

We humans tend to get waylaid by questions like “what does my guide look like?” and “what is his/her name?”. I don’t mean to say these thing don’t matter at all, because without them our humans minds can get a little lost, it’s just that we take them too literally. We do need something a little more concrete than energy/frequency to focus on and communicate with, otherwise the experience becomes too vague. Having a well-defined character to focus on generally makes the message easier to comprehend.

So if you want to communicate with your spirit guides, stop sitting around waiting for it to happen and give them something to communicate through. Give them something to work with! Be proactive and create a character. This character will be a co-creation with spirit, especially if you allow your inner child, imagination and intuition some free rein. Spirit will meet you half way, in the realm of your imagination and guide you.

The name you make up might not be that far off the mark. The gender you assign your spirit guide will probably be quite appropriate. The physical stature you imagine your guide having might well be exactly how that guide imagines they would look if they were human with physical form. Nothing you come up with will be entirely accurate because spirit isn’t physical, but it will have personal meaning for you, and that’s all that matters.

Shifting Attention

‘Energy flows where attention goes’ might be an energy law, but it’s also practical common sense. Whatever you focus on has your attention in that moment, and it becomes the filter through which you perceive reality.

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