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Stepping Stones

Activating Your Inner Powers - Week One

Courage vs. Fear

The Lion of the Oz story represents the first power that we must claim on our hero’s journey – the energy of courage. The energy of courage resides in our first chakra and allows us to stand and take our place as “King of the Forest” or the hero in the center of our own adventure. The shadow side of the first chakra energy center is fear. Before the Lion aligns with Dorothy on her soul walk, he is paralyzed with fears and unable to function. The Lion is startled by anything that moves and worries that all of the forest creatures are laughing at him. The Lion cannot possibly take his place as King of the Forest because h