Water is the promise of unconstrained, powerful flowing. Our vitality, our courage and our sexual potency are part of this dance. And also our daring to live the adventure!
-Dianne M. Connelly-
The energies of the water element give the life force the ‘force‘ and the will to live the ‘will’.Read More
They are the seedbed of all life.The inherited energies of the Kidneys (Water Element) unite past, present and future in man and connect these three with the cosmic forces – the secrets and mysteries of the universe.
The energy of the Kidney-Ki helps us to anchor ourselves in the shape of “here and now“ and help us to gain authenticity in our feelings and thoughts and to communicate them.
Water is also the element of basic trust. We are invited to inner contemplation. To listen, to keep silent and to come to rest in our „not-knowing“.
But just as we can trust that winter (Water Element) will produce spring (assigned to the next element Wood), we can trust that dwelling in „not-knowing“, will produce a vision, a realization, a clear distinction that enables us to act (Wood Element).
The energies of the Water Element allow us to gain a realistic view of our position in the cosmos – bound in between heaven and earth – „with the feet on the earth and the head in the clouds“. From the union of Shen (spirit/heaven) and Jing (essence/earth) Ming (purpose/„our contract with heaven“) develops .
When the will of man (Zhi/Water Element) is completely in accordance with the will of heaven (Ming), i. e. with his purpose, man becomes the channel for the true divine Qi (Zhen) of heaven and earth.
Our “hero’s journey” through life is about fulfilling our purpose from the bottom of our hearts.