It was the most recent full moon. I was meditating in the temple with the others, following a guided meditation to open our hearts. I was out there somewhere, deep in the meditation, neither here nor there, following a silver thread out into the ether in search of peace and stability…when I was slammed back into my body. Ever stretched out a rubber band and had it snap back into you. It stings and startles. That’s sort of what this was like. I snapped back into myself so abruptly that my legs were trembling. What the hell?
I’m not sure what happened that evening. I know when we were grounding ourselves before the meditation that I noticed that I didn’t feel the usual safety, the usual firmness to centering my energy. Things felt all wobbly instead of strengthening and comforting. The meditation seemed like any other until I felt slammed back into my body abruptly. I jerked a little on my chair, too, as I skidded back to reality way too quickly. When the meditation ended and everyone was sharing their experiences, I bolted out of there as fast as I could leave. My heart was racing. I was the only one that had gone snapping and careening around apparently. Yikes. If you’ve had a similar experience, I’d love to hear about it!