An Intermingling of Spirits

An Intermingling of Spirits

Hiking is a very meditative experience for me. It is why I often hike alone and on seldom used trails. I use the time to clear my body of unwanted, destructive thoughts and emotions. I expand my awareness in order to sense the natural environment around me, and to hear my inner voice speak. Continue reading

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Discouraged

Discouraged

Following WordPress’ lead, here’s my one-word prompt: discouraged. I’ve been writing this journal/blog for about a year. The first few posts were scary. I presented myself in a way I rarely did publicly by revealing my beliefs, struggles, and self-discoveries. My desire was to reach those, like me, who receive strong insights, have vivid meditations, have symbolic dreams, and are given intense, meaningful experiences. I wanted to dive deep into understanding my spiritual imprint and share what I learned. I wanted to own how highly intuitive I was, and not just be seen to function in a linear fashion. Continue reading

Should Feelings be Our Only Guide?

Should Feelings be Our Only Guide?

I’m intrigued by the concepts on emotional responses presented by Danielle LaPorte, Sydney Banks, and Michael Neill. Their passionate trust employing feelings to direct their lives and the results they have realized are admirable. So, although I appreciate the benefits to being aware of how feelings affect or even control me, I have a difficult time trusting only feelings to guide me. Continue reading

The Effect of Emotion on Memory

The Effect of Emotion on Memory

All experience is filtered through our belief system and, thus, affects our memory of what occurred. Memories are also influenced and distorted by our emotional state—our mood—when something happens as well as the emotional reactions we have to the experience itself. Because of these, two people can witness the same event, yet their memories of it are completely different. Continue reading

Discover Lights in Your Life (Part 1, Feelings List)

Discover Lights in Your Life (Part 1, Feelings List)

During a vivid meditation I was mesmerized by several burning candles (Getting to Lights in My Life). A voice explained, “These candles represent the Lights in your life. They are what is really important.” This concept led me to explore the idea of Lights in my life—a task which at first seemed straightforward, but that was not the case. Continue reading