A few months ago, I decided it was time to play my role in not wasting the abundance of money flowing through our household. I first had to come to terms with the fact that even though money is the currency created to control our energy in this 3-D world, this is the world I live in. If I was going to be involved in the game, I refused to be a pawn. I wanted to be the owner of the chessboard which I equated to my destiny. So I put all my hatred for the matrix system aside and took charge of my financial abundance. We had money coming in and I knew that proper care and feeding would bring in even more so I didn’t worry about that part of the equation. It was already taken care of. Focusing on gaps in our plan, I designed a savings plan and bill payoff strategy. I felt like something was missing so I decided to add some plant medicine, metaphysics, and spirituality and decided to grow a money tree. As an earth sign and a lover of all living things green, my lessons often come through plants.
The scientific name for a money tree is pachira aquatica. From an energetic perspective, it should be placed in the far northwest corner of your home where there is bright, indirect sunlight. The plant loves water but not so much that it’s standing in moisture so be sure to have proper drainage. Be sure to turn the plant each time you water it.
As I learned to care for this tree, I learned a few things about my relationships with people and money.
Individualized care promotes optimal growth and fertility – Plants are like people in that they will grow according to their care. In fact, sometimes despite their care. If you don’t get to know the individual needs of a plant or a person in your life, you may be operating on a care and feeding plan that’s not optimal for their growth. Sometimes the plant dies or the person leaves your life. In most cases, the plant stays alive and the person stays in a relationship with you and allows their growth to either be stunted or dysfunctional. The same thing can happen with your bank account if you don’t design a plan that’s customized to meet the needs of you and/or your family.
Dysfunctional eating, spending, and feeding will comprise the quality of the abundance – If you feed a child sugar-coated cereal, Pop Tarts, McDonalds, and hot dogs their cells become compromised and overtime, it leads to disease. Similarly, a plant needs to receive all the necessary nutrients it needs to prosper, otherwise, the leaves will turn yellow and the plant will stop producing foliage or fruit. Similarly, if you continually feed your desires with things that are not fruitful, you may stunt the flow of your money or cause a dysfunctional energy to be associated with the money, attracting misfortune.
Atmosphere is everything – You can do #1 and #2 perfectly yet have a nasty attitude, dirty home, or negative energy which will most likely cause your plants to dies, relationships to end, and money to dry up faster than anything else. In addition to the atmosphere I mentioned at the beginning of the post, you can build an altar near your money tree to promote spiritual growth in your financial competency. This altar is not about worship, it’s about energy. You’re connecting your intention for financial abundance and optimal money management with energies that cause a certain kind of spark that will ignite a spiritual fire in your home, your relationships, and your finances. Place a table near your tree and fill it with green gemstones, paper money (the currency might be fabricated however, there’s power in the trees it’s made from, honey), green candles, additional green plants, waterfalls, and whatever else you’re led to include. Smudge the items and charge them with your intention through words and energy. Be sure all of the elements are represented on your table. Ironically, the money tree is a plant that represents all five elements so this energetic pairing will be awesome for your work. If you don’t believe in this type of stuff, no biggie, just do it for the aesthetics. There’s power in that, too. I encourage you to spend some time in this space daily praying, singing, chanting, incanting, speaking in tongues, dancing, meditating, journaling, or whatever you’re led to do. One key is to focus on the intention you set about your financial situation. Green candle meditations are great here as they help you focus on an intention.
So there you have it. YES! Money DOES grow on trees and you can start caring for your own today. Check out my tree. It started as a tiny little plant and now it’s growing and prospering.
On another note, I’d like to give a shout out to Sharonda Chrome who has an amazing program focused on Healing Your Money Energy. I’ve been a part of her program this month and it’s added so much to my practices regarding money. To learn more, check out her website via the following link – http://www.sharondacrome.com/programs.html.