Monday, September 30, 2013
The Light Drowns Out the Darkness
I want to share this experience with you but part of me isn't sure how to say it all, so I might end up channeling some info.
On Wednesday, my soul was out of my body most of the day and when I came back, all I could remember was that I had a vision of this amazing light coming up from within the Ocean. I could feel all this energy spreading out and filling the Earth, but didn't know exactly what had happened. I've felt somewhat loopy ever since it happened and then again today, my soul was out of my body until around 11:30. When that happens, I can't wake up. Can't get my eyes open. Many of you have had this experience but don't know what to call it and it is simply the soul doing some out of body work.
I've been loopy all afternoon. Jay suggested I go outside and sit up against a tree because my body needed some serious grounding. That, along with a sandwich and some chocolate got me grounded enough to go inside and do some ironing. I needed to do things of the physical world to get rid of the spacyness and that helped also. I turned on the tv for background noise while ironing and on CNN they had breaking news about President Obama making an historical phone call to the President of Iran. They said our government hasn't talked to their government since 1979 and I started wondering if that's what this influx of light is about.
Life on earth has felt critical lately and I've also been aware of other beings trying to help us shift our consciousness. More and more people are delving into a spiritual way of life and there has been a shift of sorts taking place for quite awhile, but this influx of light feels monumental. If there are substantial peace talks between these two governments, much will shift on this planet and that's exactly what we need to move on to the next level.
The image that comes to me is that the positiveness of this energy will outweigh the negativity and I get an image of many positive people drowning out the sounds of the negative people. The negative people continually trying to convince us that the world is going to hell and that it's all corrupt. I see the people following a spiritual positive path finally outweighing the negative and it gives me a great deal of hope. The negativity being drowned out. Hushed by the positiveness of the light.
I'm on my way to the church to do a meditation tonight and will finish this when I get home. There may be some great suggestions that come through the meditation that I will want to share with you. Be back in a bit.
It's now three days later. There hasn't been any time to converse with you about this. I've checked in throughout the week end to see if the white light is still everywhere and it is which I've been so glad to see. My sense it that it's very quietly shifting the energy on the planet. Many people keep talking about the big shift coming, but it's actually happening right now. The light is moving all throughout the planet inspiring people to get on a more positive path in their life. Have you noticed changes in your own life? A desire for a deeper connection to the divine? Wanting to get out of dead end jobs? Feeling safer about taking risks? That's the kind of energy this is and I'm so grateful to see it.
What I want to say to you is DON'T BE AFRAID OF CHANGE. DON'T BE AFRAID TO BE TRUE TO YOURSELF. DON'T BE AFRAID. PERIOD. DON'T BE AFRAID.
Follow the desires in your heart. I was talking to a young woman last week who doesn't know what she's supposed to do for work. She has so many talents and she's stuck trying to figure out which one to do. Very simply put, when the Divine Source (God) has a plan for you, one that will make you very happy, it plants that seed in your heart and you begin to crave it. What we need to do is get out of our heads and go into our heart and find that desire. That is your highest good. That will bring you the most fulfillment.
Right now and for some time coming, the Universe will continue to push you to find your deepest desires and fulfill them. The shift of consciousness is happening NOW. Not in the future, not some day down the road. It's happening now, so get out of your head, go into your gut and find your true path.
If you want to be committed to your spiritual path, that's what you will do is really truly trust that inner voice and go for it.
If you are having a hard time finding your path, I recommend getting a session with Master Numerologist, Wes Hamilton. He's been a Godsend to me and many others. You can find him at Wes@weshamilton.com. He does mini sessions at the aurapalooza's also and our next one will be Saturday, October 19th. For all of you out of towners, he does phone consultations as well.
Continue to help the planet make this conscious shift over to the positive energy. It's powerfully strong and very good. Lets do this together. See the white light spreading throughout the globe every day.
Bye for now.
Friday, September 13, 2013
Life, Death and All That's In-Between
What an intense week it's been and I need to blog about it and connect with all of you.
A week ago a wonderful man named Jim Kowalski, who has been married to my beautiful cousin for fifty years, died suddenly, leaving all of us pretty devastated for many days. Death has been a part of my life's work since way back when and there's always been a feeling of acceptance when it happened, but for such a sudden death like Jim's, it really hit all of us pretty hard.
Death always makes me take an inventory of where I'm at in my life and am I where I wanted to be at this point. It's a good marker for all of us who are still living here, learning and experiencing as much as we can.
His death once again reminded me not to put off till tomorrow what I could be experiencing today, so I decided to get married next Friday, September 20th on my 65th birthday!!!
I've shared with all of you that I met a wonderful man who is very different from me and yet very much like me in many ways and my life shifted in a very good way. I was so deeply rooted in my lifestyle of a single career woman doing her work and didn't think I'd experience any more major life changes at this point, until the Universe showed me there was more to my life plan than meets the eye and I met Jay.
This past Wednesday I worked at The Cottage House which is that adorable vintage shop I work at twice a month. When I woke up Wednesday morning, nothing felt normal. Everything felt off and I didn't know what it was. I was uncomfortable in my own skin and wasn't sure what to do about it. There were over 2000 people at Jim's funeral the day before and I felt raw. Too much grief in one room I later figured out.
It was warm in the Cottage and the co-worker I team with got very sick from the heat and passed out. Seeing her lay on the ground totally freaked me out and when the ambulance came to get her, all I could do was cry. I felt so scared that we were going to lose her as she had stopped breathing at one point. Three hours later, they were calling an ambulance for me as I was having severe chest pains. It hurt so bad I thought for sure I was having a heart attack. Off to the hospital I went wondering what in the world was going on. All the tests came back fine, so I able to leave the hospital but the day had such an impact on me. I felt this very deep sense of wanting to experience as much of life as possible. I'm here and I need to live it. I want to be present as much as possible. Be spontaneous and happy. Find a balance between work and a personal life.
It's been a couple of days since that experience and I'm still feeling fragile. I'm blogging about this because I know other people are going through intense times right now and I want to encourage you to find the gem in each one of the experiences. Life on earth is a smorgasbord of experiences and we need to take advantage of all that is served up to us. Don't be afraid of life. Don't be afraid of change or new experiences. We can all be gone in the blink of an eye like my cousin Jim.
I never in a million years thought I would be getting married on my 65th birthday, let alone meet someone I'm so crazy about. I guess it's true what they say about it never being too late to start a new life. If you're in the Twin Cities, come by the Center next Saturday and help us celebrate our marriage. We are having our monthly Aurapalooza and it's going to be a great day. 5356 Chicago Ave. So. from 10-5:00pm.
Monday, September 2, 2013
Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh, Labor Day. Supposedly the end of summer and the beginning of fall. It brings back memories of going back to school, wearing new school clothes, seeing old friends again. Getting back in to a routine, which always seemed boring and exciting all at the same time.
Before I start blogging, I'd like to send a big hello to my friend John Daltrey who lives down in Tuscon and is recovering from chemotherapy. I was so glad to get your post card John saying you can take a break from it until October. I'm so sorry you have to go through this, but am hopeful that you'll beat this damn thing and get on with your life. Please keep those post cards coming. I love to hear about your progress.
I had an interesting awareness that I want to share with you today and it has to do with weight and grounding. If you saw my last blog, you know that I met a wonderful man who swept me off my feet and I'm in love. It was fast and intense and wonderful and scary all at the same time. I had pretty much given up on ever finding a romantic love again. For the most part, I loved my life even though it was lonely at times. I've immersed myself in my work for so long that I didn't really seriously entertain the idea of having anything else significant in my life.
For those of you that regularly read my blogs, you know I went through a thirty pound weight loss last December. I had maintained it for seven months and then something interesting happened shortly after meeting my significant other. I started eating carbs like there was no tomorrow. Carbs, carbs, carbs. I couldn't get enough and of course the down side is that I've gained 11 pounds.
You should have heard the negative self talk. I'm a failure, I can't stick to anything, I'm sabotaging myself, blah, blah, blah. I hated it. In the spiritual study group that I'm teaching on Wednesday nights, the last two weeks have been about paying attention to our negative self talk which made me ultra aware of how I'm talking to myself lately and I HATE IT.
I asked the Universe for help in understanding this so that I can change it, and this morning I got the message that the food has been all about feeling grounded. All these new feelings of feeling happy, safe and content have actually been kind of scary. Sounds strange I know, but this relationship has brought so many changes into my life so fast, that I've been eating to feel grounded.
I'm blogging about this because you may be going through similar changes in your life. You may not be experiencing a new love, but you might be dealing with a job change, a change in health like my friend John, a new residence, or the death of a loved one. I've been seeing September as a time of big change for lots of people and I wanted to make you aware of this need we all have to feel grounded. Feeling grounded means feeling like you're in control of your life. Feeling safe inspite of all the changes happening. Feeling connected to your higher power and listening to your inner voice for guidance.
In the tarot deck, one of the cards is Diablo, the Devil and when we get the Devil card, it usually means we are in bondage to something. Food, gambling, alcohol, drugs, shopping, there's lots of things we can become addicted to and in bondage of. If you are going through some major changes, yes, even the positive ones, check to make sure you aren't hurting yourself somehow by the need for feeling grounded.
We are in intense times. We are about to go to war again sort of. It's not a long war, but something needs to shift the negative power that's hurting so many people. We need to help each other out. If our government was intentionally poisoning us, we would all hope someone with authority would come in and help us and that's what's happening right now. It's an international intervention of sorts.
I'm not going to get off the track here. This is about us feeling safe and grounded in our lives no matter what is going on. We have gotten used to life being intense and although many of us pray it goes back to some sense of normalcy like it was when we were kids, I'm afraid that boat has sailed. We're here for the ride. Our souls wanted to be here during this period of history, so please be good to yourself. Watch the negative self talk and don't let yourself get off track. Stay tuned to your inner voice and get your groundedness there.
As always, thanks for reading the blog today. We're getting through this experience called life here on planet Earth one day at a time. Until next time, watch that self talk.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
SATURDAY IS AURAPALOOZA DAY AT THE CENTER
Saturday is going to be alot of fun at the Center. It's AURAPALOOZA day from 10-5:00 5356 CHICAGO AVE.
COME AND MEET OTHERS OF LIKE MIND AND CHECK OUT THESE WONDERFUL VENDORS:
Lisa and Beth with Moon Wisdom/Aura's and Gift Shop
Theresa May, Massage Therapist
Stacy Lamoureux, Tarot Reader
Alison James, Psychic, Medium and Animal Communicator
Eli James, Hand Massage
Vonne Johnson, Psychic, Animal Communicator
Jean Wallis, psychic
Carl Wergyn, Medical Intuitive and Healer
Wes Hamilton, Master Numerologist
Paulette Santo,Angel Artist
Katie from Transzendance (T-shirts)
Bobby Sullivan, Psychic Reader
Nancy Jernander, Astrologer (from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Rev. Kathy Wilken, Reader and Healer
Kriss Patterson, Young Living Essential Oils
Bryce Brown, Cane Maker
Lena Swanson, psychic and animal communicator
Julia Leigh, Artist
Paulette Hastings with Neuro-Strength
Chocolates from the Sweet Swede
Marian Bayer, Artist and Healer
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Thursday, June 27, 2013
I had an interesting thought today that I want to run by you but first I want to say good morning to my friend John in Tucson. I hope you're having a great day John.
I had an email this morning from a woman who's been going through a tough challenge in her life and her question to me was "why does God do this to us?"
Having come from religion that teaches us everything we experience comes from God often as a test,
to a place of KNOWING that the God of my understanding does not DO the mean stuff to us, it made me sad to remember that a large portion of the population still believes the old religious way.
I thought back to my own "God path" which started in the Presbyterian church, then the Baptist church, and then getting on a spiritual path when I joined AA. Getting to know God has been a major part of my life this time and I wondered this morning if that is one of the major life experiences we sign up to accomplish in our lifetimes. It would make sense that at some point in our evolution/consciousness, every one of us needs to really get to know the REAL God and not just the God written about 4000 years ago.
So what if it is part of our life experience to get to know the REAL God? What would that look like? How would we go about doing that? Simply go to church? It was never enough for me. I always wanted more, more, more. I wanted to feel God deep inside. I always had a knowing that there was so much more to this diety than what I was learning about in Sunday school or confirmation class.
Realizing that our inner voice is the voice of God has been the most valuable way for me to get to know God.
Meditation has been great. Sitting in the silence and focusing on that light within helps us feel our connection with God. Asking God to reveal himself/herself to me has also been extremely powerful. I wrote a book called Look for the Good and You'll Find God which is all short stories, experiences that I've had with God that showed me, taught me, about the REAL God and it's been quite different than the God talked about in the Old Testament.
So back to my question. What would your life look like if the one thing you came into this lifetime to experience was getting to know the real God? Would it be any different than the life you already have? Would you look at it from a different perspective maybe? Instead of looking at all the bad stuff as coming from God, what about if we looked at everything as a opportunity for us to know and understand the REAL God?
I think it's kind of a cool thought to think of everything as a way for us to get closer to God and to understand Him/Her.
Like I said in the beginning, I had this thought that I wanted to share with you. Let your mind wander to all the experiences in your life that stand out the most and see if they weren't in some way, an invitation to get to know the real God.
Monday, June 24, 2013
Another Overdue Blog.
This blog is so overdue. It's already June 24th. As we've all been saying for quite awhile now, life sure is moving fast these days. Gonna go make a pot of decaf so I can chat for awhile. Seems like there's alot to say today. Before I start, I'd like to send belated birthday wishes to my friend John down in Tucson.
Sorry to start out with a negative, but I just have to get this off my chest. A lady was telling me about a neighborhood get together in a couple of weeks where all the businesses are going to have a booth and talk about what they do. She was saying that she thought I should attend it and let people know what I do at the Center. She then went on to say that she asked the local businesses if they would have a problem with me being there and a minister of one of the churches said we could be there as long as we stayed away from his church and weren't on any part of his lawn. I'm sure I was standing there, speechless with my mouth open. I couldn't believe she had just said that to me. I've thought of that all week end. How can a minister claim to be Christian and yet deny the Gifts of the Spirit? ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. I think about all the gifted people who have come to me over the years trying to understand what they have because their pastor has told them to stay away from all of this. HOW FRICKING IRRESPONSIBLE IS IT OF THE CHURCH TO CONTINUALLY TELL PEOPLE TO DENY THEIR SPIRITUAL GIFTS??????? It's so wrong and I will continue to do what I can to help people understand these abilities.
Here comes the thunder and lightning again, so it's time to switch subjects to weather. What the heck is up this year? This is by far the strangest weather year ever. In my last blog I mentioned waiting to hear from the Universe as to when I could plant flowers and while I've been getting little okay's here and there, when I think about getting out into my yard and making some big changes I get the "wait" nudge. I don't like what I "see" for weather in July. The feeling is so intense, it makes me dizzy when I think about it. August feels like it will be a regular August, no big surprises, but July feels full of surprises and I hope I'm wrong in my interpretations of the sense I'm getting. Please rely on your intuition next month when making outdoor plans. Even when parking your car at night, check with your intuition about where to park it. These storms come so fast and there are going to be some nights where you won't want to be parked under a nice big tree.
I've got a new book coming out in Sept/October called What Happens When We Die that I'm pretty excited about. Now is the time where we start planning the publicity for it and that makes it all feel real. There's alot to do and I'm grateful for all of it. I have just a tiny bit left on editing and before you know it, it will be in the stores. If you'd like to get a copy before it hits the stores, you can pre-order it at Amazon.com.
Let's see. What else? For many years I've had a dream to have a healing service once a month at my Center and it's finally happening. Our first one was in May and we had 11 people come for healings. A couple of weeks ago, we had twice as many. It was amazing. At one point, I looked around the circle at all the healers channeling healing and I almost starting crying out of gratitude. Some of the people attending didn't know what to expect. They had never been to a healing service, but they all seemed happy when they left. I'm going to continue to have these healing services the third Monday of every month at my Center. I love, love, love it. It's so fun to see people's "awe" at the healing energy.
Speaking of the energy, about a month ago, Dr. Oz had the Long Island Medium on his show. He tested her brain to see what parts of her brain were activated while she was doing her work and he was quite surprised with the results. He said she functioned from a part of the brain that he did not consider and said the test was life changing for him. I would have loved to see step by step as they were taking the brain tests, so I called our local Brain State Technologies office called Neuro-Strength and asked Paulette and Alina if they could test my brain to see what happens when I do my work. We made a video of it and it's going to be available on U Tube in about a week. I can't wait till you see it. It was very very cool to watch the brain activity as I did three different things. A psychic reading, a mediumship reading (contacting the deceased) and then channeling a healing to the client. They also recorded Healer and QiGong Teacher, Peng Her and his results were fascinating as well. I wondered if there was a different between male and female psychics/healers and there was. All of this will be available very soon for you to see.
Have you read the book Proof of Heaven by Neurosurgeon Eben Alexander? I read it back in April and the night I finished it, I looked up at the heavens and asked God if he/she could arrange that I meet this Dr. sometime in my lifetime. I love courageous people and he was definitely courageous when he wrote this book. The very next day in came an email from Power Place Tours asking if I would be interested in doing a tour with Dr. Eben Alexander to Greece in October. I sent the lady back an email asking if it was a joke because I was so stunned by it. She assured me it was not a joke, and so less than 24 hours later, my request was answered. I will meet him at the airport on our way to Greece in October!!!!! And people tell me this "God stuff" is nonsense.
One more thing that's happening is this up and coming radio show I'm involved in with two fantastic women. Dara Kirkland and Morgana Starr are both gifted psychics and the three of us are going to have a live viewing internet radio show twice a month. Thursdays, 9:00-10:30 EST. It's going to be similar to the tv show The View except that this will be the Spiritual View. It's called Sisters of the Soul. Check out this promo for it. http://vimeo.com/68892270
I guess that's about it for now. I thought I had so much to say, but nothing else is coming to me. I'm excited about the new book, I love healing nights and our once a month "aurapalooza's" where we have many gifted people from this community come in and make their services available for people.
I'm grateful the electricity came back on at my house. And forever grateful to the people that are helping me with my work. It became so obvious to me last month that I need lots of help if I want to accomplish all that I'm feeling compelled to do before I leave this planet. The right people showed up at the right time and now I'm learning how to delegate even more than before. It's all good.
Thanks for being in my life, even if we've never met. Thanks for being open to all of this. Thanks for relying on your inner voice for guidance. Thanks for all the support you constantly give me in Facebook posts, cards in the mail and emails. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
Don't forget that I have a calendar of events on my website if you ever need to find out what's happening on what night.http://www.echobodine.com/calendar.htm
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Before I begin, I would just like to say good morning to my friend John Daltrey down in Tucson. I'm sorry I haven't called lately to see how you're doing. I've been swamped.
Back in March I think it was, I had my yearly numerology reading from the Master Numerologist Wes Hamilton (www.weshamilton.com) who I just adore. His readings are so helpful. They always help me focus better on what's in front of me. One of the things he said that is definitely true is that I'll be busier than I've ever been and he wasn't kidding. It's as if the minute I said yes to the Universe about wanting a new Center, everything has moved into warp speed. I love my new place and love the classes I'm teaching there. I feel very alive when I'm teaching people about their spiritual gifts and their intuition so I definitely know I'm on the right track.
My inner voice is really nagging at me to start a spiritual study group in June, studying the book Discover the Power Within You by Eric Butterworth along with Around the World with Emmet Fox. Two very cool, life changing books that I would love to share with the whole world. Lately there are days where I think I'm crazy to take on one more project, but this inner knowing about time slipping away, haunts me. It really has been interesting to hear this inner voice almost daily telling me not to take time for granted and that I'm almost finished with what I came here to do. In spirit time, that could easily be another 5 years, so it's hard to know how long they're talking about, but I'm going to keep on going with the attitude of doing whatever I can each day to teach people about their inner voice. That's really the best gift any teacher can give their students is the knowledge of how to hear, listen to, trust and live by that inner voice. After that, everything else falls into place.
I love the students in my current psychic development class, both in person and on line. They are hungry for spirituality and for the answers and it's fun to watch the light bulbs come on over their head when a piece falls into place for them. I've already been feeling sad about them graduating in July. As everyone says these days, "it is what it is."
Life has gotten so strange. I thought when we got to 2013, things would calm down a bit. The last few years have been so doggone intense and I thought a break was coming, but so far, it hasn't slowed down at all. The disaster in Oklahoma scares me because it feels like it's just the beginning of some hellacious things with the weather. I usually love feeling the weather as I've mentioned in other blogs, but when I tune into the weather for the U.S. this summer, there's pictures and feelings that are totally chaotic.People really truly need to check in with their inner voice before leaving the house in the morning simply by asking if there's anything they've forgotten or need to bring with them. There's been alot of deaths in the news lately. Freaky accidents that you just don't expect to happen and I wonder if any of those people had a knowing about something going "wrong" that day.I wonder of parents had a strong urge to keep their child home that morning or give them an extra hug good-bye. Or the motorcyclist who ran into the rear of a cop car when the cop was trying to get to the scene of a robbery. Did that person have a knowing that it was his last day on earth? Because I'm so fascinated by intuition and it's guidance, I always wonder when such accidents happen if the people had a knowing. In today's tragedy, children on a field trip were walking along a path near the river looking for fossils when the earth gave way because of all the rain we've had and four children fell down into a sink hole. There was one little fourth grader who was interviewed because he narrowly escaped the fall and he simply said that he had taken a step backwards just before his friends fell. Did he have a knowing to take that step backwards? One child died, two were rescued and they are still searching for the fourth child.
I've heard of one well known channeler saying that 2013 is going to feel like we're having a full moon every night. That wasn't very good news. But once again I state emphatically that if we are tuning into our inner voice in the morning, asking it what we need to know or do about this day before we even begin it, that we will get the guidance we need. Some students tell me they are afraid to listen to their inner voice for fear of what it will tell them and the picture that comes to mind is a little turtle pulling his head inside his shell. That's not a good way to tackle life in these times. We need to be brave little soldiers and be prepared spiritually for the day. The other key to maintaining sanity is to only be concerned about the day in front of us. That's all we've got is the present day and if we really really realize that, we will not get overwhelmed and we can handle whatever comes our way.
I was just snowing here in the Twin Cities two weeks ago so it's really hard to wrap my head around the fact that this weekend is Memorial Day???? My inner knowing has been very silent about doing much work in the yard which always makes me wonder what's coming. Every May I ask for guidance as to when I can plant new flowers and start working in the yard and so far, I'm getting nothing. No response which tells me to cool it on buying new flowers to plant. The word winds just came to me so that means high winds and not yet.
I'll keep you posted on how this turns out.
I think it's time to say good night. I could go on and on with random thoughts, but that's what they are. Random thoughts. I just want everyone out there to be wise today and listen to that inner voice for any guidance it has for you.The other thought that comes is to not fight change because change is inevitable this summer. That's what we're here to do is to keep having new experiences and allow life to change so that we can change and grow. Remember that everything here is providing an opportunity for us to grow as spiritual beings.
I'm going to say good night to all of you now and a special good night to my friend John D. in Arizona.