陰陽五行思想      (春夏秋土用冬)

 

  • I am WOOD.
  • I am birth, creation, the beginning of life.
  • I am the season of spring and like this season I burst forth.
  • I am the first expression of my seed in water.
  • I put shape onto myself. I plan and decide structure and form.
  • I navigate where, when, and how shall I grow. I carve out a place in the world just like a tree takes its places in the earth.
  • In the body I am the ligaments and tendons and give shape to my bone.
  • I govern the liver and gall bladder.
  • I am assertive, sometimes angry. If I am too assertive I am hard and rigid.
  • If I am not assertive enough I am bent over, losing all form.
  • I am creativity, new ideas. I seek change and growth.
  • I govern the eyes. I am vision. I see beyond the moment and in so doing I bring hope to my spirit.
  • I am wood. I give form to everything that I am. 

  • I am FIRE.
  • I am growth, maturity, and the maximum expression of myself.
  • I am expansive. I am the extensive of myself into the world.
  • I am the summer. Season of luxurious growth
  • I bring the warmth of the summer sun to every nook and cranny of my body, my mind and my spirit.
  • The warmth I bring allows me to flourish.
  • I am love and I love myself. I am passion.
  • I am the spirit of connection with others, the desire for intimacy.
  • I am warm and loving and joyful. I like to laugh. I am
  • I am my heart, arteries and veins, all which circulates within.
  • I am insight, wisdom, contentment, and understanding.
  • I support and protect myself, my heart, physically, mentally, and spiritually.
  • My small intestines sort out the pure from impure and feed only that which is pure to the heart.
  • •I get informed about my environment through my 5 senses.
  • •I am fire. I am my arms open and reaching out to touch the world. 

  • I am EARTH.
  • I am mother. I am deep, rich and giving.
  • I am fertile and nourishing. I nourish myself with comfort.
  • I am the center. I am home, the place to which I always return at the end of a day.
  • I am round and spinning. I am creative.
  • I hear the harvest fruits. I am womb and tomb.
  • I am reliability and wisdom. I am a place to put your feet on.
  • I am earth – so is my color.
  • I am late summer. I am sympathy and compassion.
  • My sound is signing. My fluid is saliva and my flavor is sweet
  • The spleen and stomach are my organs. I govern the flesh.
  • I am the power of integration. I am balanced. 
  • I contain both the energies of growth and repose, development and retirement.
  • I give to others. I am sympathetic, thoughtful.
  • I am caring, sharing and contentment.
  • I am my center, my stability, that which maintains through allmy passages and transitions.
  • I am METAL.
  • I am structure and strength. I am first breath.
  • I am the armor of my body/mind/spirit.
  • I shield myself from external influences.
  • I am lungs – the breath and root of life.
  • The condition of my lungs manifests itself in my skin and body hair.
  • I am nose and mucus membranes.
  • The rhythm of my breath governs the other rhythmic cycles of my body.
  • I am colon – the storage and elimination of waste.
  • I am able to process my foods, thoughts and emotions.
  • In clearing out waste I allow myself to grieve (and to die, to become old)
  • My flavor is pungent and spicy.
  • My climate is dryness.
  • My sound is crying and weeping which acts as an outlet for my grief.
  • I am the mineral ores and salts of the earth,
  • I am self-esteem. I am quality. My forms move from crude, impure dense ore to a brilliant, crystal clear gem.  

 

  • I am WATER.
  • I am the period of closing and storing. I lie dormant within, holding.
  • I am the reservoir to which all things return for sustenance when they are tired and exhausted from life’s labors.
  • I am the storehouse of body, mind, and spirit. I am the bones.
  • I am the farthest edge of yin.
  • I seek hibernation to replenish myself. I am impetus and vital essence.
  • I am courage. I am fear. I am cold and drawn in. I am will, ambition.
  • I carry my ancestry, the long line from which I come.
  • I am the strength of an ocean, the calmness of a still pond.
  • I am water. I am depth. I know myself.

 

 

 

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