Find Enlightenment | Symbol Meaning

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Posted on January 29 2018

Find Enlightenment Symbol

An excerpt from Megan Aroon Duncanson’s blog, on why she created the Find Enlightenment Symbol | Moon and Gravity.

“I created this symbol to inspire us to find enlightenment through forces outside of ourself. We all now how much power the moon has on our planet, how it pulls the tides in and out and creates light for us during darkness. I personally notice changes in myself when there is a full moon, particularly that I have a more difficult time sleeping, without fail every month for several days. This got me to thinking about how we allow so many outer forces to dictate how we live our lives, and give more control to certain things, and people, than others. We can't avoid things, thoughts and people having an effect on us, but what we CAN control is who and what we surround ourselves with and make sure we have positivity in every aspect of our lives. There are times however, like me with difficulty sleeping during a full moon, that we don't have control over, but we DO have control over how we respond and act to those situations. We can either fight it and create negative energy in our lives, or look for the positives in the situation and find ways to learn and grow from those experiences. I've come to recognize the issue with sleeping and the moon and know that it is only temporary; and if I feel the need to take a nap to make up for my sleeples nights, I do, and I don't let it stop me from carrying on in a normal way, I just take the extra time to rest if needed. I have learned that most negative things in life are temporary and we shouldn't give such things power over us, for they will soon be gone and nothing but a distant memory. There is no need to spend valuable time and energy dwelling on things that won't last, instead focus on the important things in life that create positive energy and happiness, make those things permanent aspects of your life.

I hope this painting, and my moon/gravity enlightenment symbolism, will help you rethink what positive and negative influences and forces you allow into your life. Create positive energy within yourself, which will radiate unto others, and respond to all outside influences with positivity.”


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  • Mykola Babiy: July 06, 2018

    Hi there,

    I love the whole concept of positive energy and how the only way to receive positive energy from others is by first exerting it yourself.

    Could you please explain the whole symbol as a step by step process. I would love to get the ‘Find Enlightment’ symbol as a tattoo as it is what I truly believe in but would like to know all the little parts that compose this symbol before I make the final decision.



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