When Was Your Last Butterfly Moment?

Life is not intended to remain static or for people to merely exist. It’s a journey. For many, going about a daily existence of work, commuting, texting, selfies, errands, grocery shopping, television, soccer practice, dance lessons … it all takes up our day. And before we know it — the day is over.

Then what? We are lying in bed thinking about what we need to do tomorrow. Chances are … it’s more of the same. When we get caught in this cycle, it can feel like we’re driving on autopilot. And when we’re cruising in autopilot mode, the journey whooshes by with no opportunity to savor life’s nectar.

Then sometimes … something unexpected happens … changing the way life looks … the way it feels … how we approach our world. Over the years, I’ve experienced inexplicable moments that have gifted me with profound insights, higher states of consciousness, and timeless wisdom to guide me into deeper levels of understanding about life, love, purpose, and decision-making.

In the deep recesses of my heart, I have referred to these experiences as butterfly moments because each has left me totally transformed from where I was only a few minutes before.

Butterfly moments can rock you for days, weeks, and months as we attempt to integrate their intensity, profundity, and meaning. Each defining moment has acted as a powerful path to deep, personal evolution. Sometimes, they occur while at a major fork in the road. And other times, they come out of the blue, revealing a magnificent crossroads to which we were oblivious up until that moment.

But, each time, they have acted as the stepping off point into timeless wisdom. The important thing is to recognize the signs and listen to what the Universe is saying.

Trust that your heart will open a door to a personal transformation. Ultimately, the transformation will ripple through every fiber of your BEing — nourishing you, fueling you, inspiring you, and guiding you past fear to your best version. You’ll be more prepared to take that step; make that move; own your decision; and, step into your power. You won’t have to “try” or “do” anything . . . the transformation will be effortless.

How you see the world will change and how the world sees you will shift. You will begin living a life of your own design, making bold, fearless choices and having them validated by the Universe. And with each day, as you become more familiar with the inner whispers of your soul, it will naturally become your outer voice.

When a butterfly moment presents itself, do you recognize it? Or are you so trapped in the past or the future that you loose sight of the present moment?

Stop right now. Close your eyes, take a long, slow deep breath in, and think about your most recent butterfly moment. Maybe you originally missed it, but now you realize what that moment really was. Let it transform who you are and watch as it will transform the physical, emotional, material, relationship, and spiritual realms of your life.


davidji is a globally recognized mindbody health & wellness expert, mindful performance trainer, meditation teacher & author of Amazon’s Best Seller:destressifying: The Real-World Guide to Personal Empowerment, Lasting Fulfillment, and Peace of Mind; and Secrets of Meditation: A Practical Guide to Inner Peace & Personal Transformation, winner of the Nautilus Book Award. He is credited with creating the 21-day meditation process, which spawned hundreds of 21-day meditation experiences & challenges around the world. Often referred to as the Velvet Voice of Stillness, he can be heard on more than 500 guided meditations, available on iTunes, Amazon.com, HayHouse.com, GooglePlay, Spotify, Pandora, SoundCloud.

davidji is a certified Vedic Master, and every month throughout the world, he hosts empowerment workshops, corporate trainings, life-change immersions, transformational retreats, and teacher trainings.

You can listen to davidji each week on Hay House Radio where he hosts LIVE! from the SweetSpot — a free, global internet radio show with tens of thousands of listeners around the world. To join davidji’s free SweetSpot Community and receive tools, tips, techniques, & practices to take your life to the next level, visit davidji.com.

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