In my meditation, I saw an image of a tree and heard the word, 'Branches'. As I connected more closely with the message, it became clear to me that my spirit guide was reminding me that we are like trees when our energetic body is in balance.
Just as trees have roots to hold them fast and strong, we too need to ground ourselves to feel centered and secure. Energetic grounding is connecting with our root chakra to the earth. We can envision a long taproot coming from the base of our spine and going deep into the earth, seeing lots of smaller tributary roots spreading out sideways. Meditating on this picture can help us to feel safe and secure, knowing that all our basic needs are being met.
Sometimes the root chakra can get out of balance when we live a fear-based life or when we get into a materialistic mindset. Worry, anxiety, greed, and feeling like a victim are just a few signs that tell us it's time to get centered and grounded to nurture our root chakra.
And just like trees have a crown of leaves that turn toward the light, we too need to connect our crown chakra with divine light from a higher source. The energy is cleansing and purifying and reminds us that we always carry a divine spark within us.