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An Immutable Spiritual Law

I had an opportunity to clear out a business that appeared to have a "spiritual visitor" - it was haunted.  People were seeing things and experiencing things that were not of this world and they were really getting creeped out.

When the time came, it just didn't feel right, so we postponed the clearing/blessing.

Good thing!  There had been surveillance going on in the building regarding another matter and our being on-site would have really been a problem.​

I mentioned this to a friend and he said, "Why doesn't God just handle it?"

Great question!

Why not indeed.

My come from was we live, we die, we wait until the judgment day and then we arise to whatever we've earned in this lifetime.  No room for ghosts there!  So, the first time I saw a ghost, I was beyond surprised.  I chocked it up to a really long day and my imagination.

The next time I saw a ghost, (a disembodied spirit) I was startled, but opening up to the possibility of their existence.  I asked God to deal with it and it was gone.  Whew!

Well, I got to thinking.  How could these things exist?  I'd heard about unfinished business, or trauma at passing.  I learned how to send them packing because I certainly didn't want them hanging around me!

The next time I saw a disembodied spirit, it was a child and seemed sad.  ​Well, my compassionate heart just couldn't send it away . . . Why was it here?  What did it need?  Any mamma would do the same.  She couldn't find her mommy.  What was I going to do?  

I figured her mommy was still alive.  So now what?  I did the only thing I could think of.​  I asked God to send her gramma or great gramma - a passed away loved one -  to come get her.  I saw/sensed a portal of Light open and a beautiful smiling older woman was there calling for this little one and motioning her to come to her.  The little one did!  She ran joyfully into familiar arms.  (Whether she knew this older woman in her life time or not, her little soul recognized her.)  The moment she stepped through the Portal of Light, the Portal closed and she was gone and safe.

So why didn't God just do that for that little girl?  

Free will.

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We each have a right to choose.  Even a young small soul had the right to choose to not go to the Light.  People can choose to not cross over for lots of reasons.  They don't want to leave behind​ the things they own, or the people they love.  

Perhaps, they had been a really nasty person in real life and are reluctant to release that power into spiritual surrender.  They might prefer to irritate people that are living - it's what they are used to.

Maybe they feel like they could have handled their life better and they want to observe for a bit.  (These guys can be tricky because they start out being just curious and can end up amplifying negative energy that they may find.  For example, Someone who was always angry may desire to see a better way of living so they observe someone dealing with anger issues.  Unfortunately, their anger intensifies the anger of the one living.​  Rather than learning a better way, they delay a person's growth with their involvement.

So again, why doesn't God take care of it!

I got to thinking about that some more.  

Do you remember hearing that what is loosed on Earth is loosed in Heaven and what is bound on Earth is bound in Heaven?  This Earthly realm is our responsibility.

When my son was small, I made his bed.  When he got older, not only did I stop making his bed, but I made him be accountable for it.  He didn't get an allowance or fun activities  if he didn't do the tasks that were his responsibility.

When we are spiritually young, we can ask God (Spirit, Higher Power, Whatever) to take care of ghosts and shadows and it happens.  As we become more spiritually mature, that job falls upon our shoulders.  That small child needed encouragement and to be pointed in the right direction.​  She needed a loving soul to assist her.  

For the same reason people get to do bad things or good things.  It's choice.  Without choice we become automatons without a soul.  We have the freedom to choose to be kind or be hateful.  That is an immutable Universal Spiritual Law.​  You get to choose.  I get to choose.

For the same reason, we get to choose how we feel.  We can choose to be frustrated about things or allow things to brush past us without ruffling our feathers.  We get to choose to focus on that which we fear, or put our attention upon manifesting a fabulous life.  Our choice.  Divine Source will not make us happy nor make us sad, but respects us enough to allow us to make our own choice about that.​

We are less helpless than we know.  Our will, our power of choice makes us incredibly powerful - if we choose.

What will you choose for today, this week?  Will you choose to be agitated, frustrated and afraid?  You get to.  I'm not going to join you.  Have fun with that.  Or will you choose to step into your courageous self and live in the Light of that courage?  Courageous?  Me?

Absolutely!!!  I have much more to say on this, but will leave you with this thought.  You CHOSE to be an incarnate being.  That's amazing!!  Your strength of will brought you through developmental stages in the womb.  The power of your choice to live brought you through delivery.  You are alive!!  That is the most courageous act of all!  Now take that courage and do courageous things like . . . be kind; be compassionate; be at peace; be helpful; be a blessing to those around you . . . whether they are disembodied spirits or the living.

You choose.​

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Recovering “Blown Out” Energy

​I got a call the other day from someone who was in deep distress.  He had experienced a trauma.

The thing with trauma is this . . .  something that is nothing to me, could be really something to someone else. Trauma is personal and different situations impact each of us differently. We may be a bit afraid to address trauma thinking we "should" get over it or some other judgment upon ourselves. Whatever you might be experiencing, if it FEELS like trauma to you, then to YOU it IS trauma.

Honor that!​

So, this person was so upset they could hardly function.  (First clue this is a real and true  trauma.)  Now, this is a pretty stand up kinda guy.  He can pretty much do what ever he sets his mind to.  So for him to be upset to the point of not being able to function, this is the second clue that this is a trauma.  

We talked about the trauma a bit and got a big of insight about it all, but he just wasn't shaking the feelings.  Well, he may have been shaking, but the feelings were sticking like glue.

I told him I needed to pray about it and ponder it a bit and see what was going on.  The second I disconnected from him physically and connected in spiritually, I could see his energy field (his aura) was completely blown out.

"Blown Out" - Meaning - his energy field was no longer within a foot of his body.  It was about a mile out!  No wonder he was barely functioning!  Who can function with their energy out that far?!?

What that looks like to me is this . . . normally, I see a color surrounding a person's body.  That color can change depending upon their mood or their current situation.  Generally, a person will have the same core color usually with the color outside the body varying with life circumstances.  (To me anyway)  Usually, this color expands and softens when a person is relaxed and can retract and become deeper in intensity when a person is feeling more intense about something.  Like one's muscles can contract when you feel tense, the energy also can contract.

When we experience trauma, the ability to contract and expand normally not only goes away, the energy field blows out so that we can experience everything around our physical being.  Trauma puts us in high alert!  Our energy field responds by making sure we know what's going on long before it gets to us.

Unfortunately, If we don't know about this, our energy field can stay blown out for days or years after a trauma!

People tell me I have a pretty big energy field.  That's not  the same thing.  This Blown Out energy field is after a trauma and the energy field is weakened and depleted.  The color fades to nearly nothing while the sensing is expanded to unbelievable levels.

If you have experienced a trauma and felt like you just couldn't cope and just have gotten over it, perhaps your energy field has restored itself.  It can do that over time.  Evenso, once "Blown Out," an energy field tends to be expanded beyond its normal range.

So, how to restore the "Blown Out" energy field​?

First, see if you can imagine your energy as a color.  Any color that comes to your awareness​ is fine.  (You probably are correct in your guess - your intuition is stronger than you think!!)  

Notice how far away from your body your energy field is at this present moment.  Your core color stays within your body limits.  The energy field we are speaking about usually inhabits the space within arms length.  Is this color you are imagining further out that an arms length?  Does it fade out as you perceive it further from your body?  If so, your energy field has "Blown Out" at some point in the past. ​This can make you feel jittery, self conscious, hyper vigilant, agitated, fearful, and generally uncomfortable in your own skin.

Call your energy back to you.  Okay, that sounds really silly.  Like calling a dog back?​  Well, kinda.  You don't whistle for it or anything.  Just reach out with your awareness and touch the outside edge of the energy and welcome it back to you.  Tell the energy thank you for being on the alert, but you've got this now and it no longer needs to be out roaming.  It's time to come home and rest.  I tell you, from one who has called their own energy back, the energy is every so grateful to let go of the vigilance and return home.

As you touch this energy color with your awareness and with your intent to bring it home, it will respond immediately and come back to you.  You will within minutes begin to have more energy and feel more peaceful and POWERFUL!!!  (How cool is that!?!)​

It might take a few minutes to do this process.​  Once you feel your energy has returned "home" wrap this energy in a little band of a different color to give it a boundary, an edge, a safe haven, a definition.  Colors have meanings and specific colors can offer energetic support, BUT, don't worry about that too much.  Your intuition will guide you into selecting just the right color for now.  You can always make a new choice.  Part of this process is to allow your energy to relax, so you get to do that relaxing into the process as well.  (You know I'm right!  Try to relax into this!)

Once your energy is "home", breathe a few deep breaths and just enjoy this feeling.

Depending upon how long your energy field has been "Blown Out" - your energy may have a default setting to be way out there.  This doesn't mean you didn't do it right (relax, remember?) it just means, like a lost dog who is afraid, it's gonna take a bit of time for it to relax and feel at home.  Once a lost dog realizes it's home, it's loyalty is unrestrained and unfathomable.  Your energy will serve you in ways you never new possible!

I realize this is a long blog, and I truly appreciate you sticking with it.  This is an important subject that gets forgotten and we all need this reminder and steps to this simple process.

My sincere hope is that this truly blesses you and becomes a process you utilize as needed and share with others.  

Many Blessings!​

Divine Timing

Divine Timing
I love it when Spirit (Divine Source, God, Higher Power … Whatever) makes what I need to know really clear. Sometimes the messages come in stages.
Like just this last week, I was shown the Church’s dream catcher. I wondered why this came into my awareness. I pondered with an open heart and open mind and wait. (I do NOT like the waiting part!) I’m shown the feathers. I ask if I might need to do something like dust it or repair the places where the feathers are attached. Nothing. No response. Okay, that’s not it.
So I wait.
Within about two hours I get a call from an artist who has created a dream catcher and would like to put it on display at the church. He mentions the feathers. Bingo! This is my sign that having his dream catcher at church is way okay and would be a blessing to us all. Sight unseen, I give him permission to hang it where it seems to fit the best.
Clear. Nearly immediate response. (I only had to wait a couple of hours.)
Not too long ago, I was shown, in my mind’s eye, a package of photo paper. I was going to use it for a project and then found another solution. So I ask, “Am I to print a picture on this?” The response was, “Well, you could.” So that’s not it exactly.
Last night I was cleaning my office (big shock! At least the desk is now visible.) and spotted these photo paper again. “Here’s the photo paper. What would You like me to do with that?”
Nothing. Nada. So I’m still waiting on that one.
Just this morning, I discovered an e-mail that I hadn’t seen. It was dated back in June. I’m a little slow on checking e-mails, but not THAT slow. So, it wasn’t time for me to see this particular e-mail. Found out about an hour later that another person had been praying for this very solution just last night. This information was an answer to her prayer. If I had seen the e-mail when it was sent, I probably would not have passed the information on to who really needed it.
Last night, I sent a phone number to a client as a referral to one of my students who has gone professional. (She has an office and everything!)
The client tried the phone number. Wrong number.
I sent my now professional associate the client’s number and sure enough, it was the same number I had sent the client earlier. The timing wasn’t right for them to connect at the moment I sent the number, so the call didn’t get through to the right person.
Divine Timing frustrates the heck out of us most of the time.
We don’t understand the delays, the hesitations, the WAIT!
Yet, there are things going on behind the scenes, working in our behalf to assist us to our highest and best good. If we could only believe that. If we could, we would realize that Divine Source is RELENTLESS when it comes to our highest and best good. Divine Source will settle for nothing less than the best when we allow that.
I’m going to be doing a message at The Divine Fellowship at the end of the month where I refer to the word WAIT as a four-letter word. We who are on a spiritual path despise waiting . . . usually.
The clearer we are as we wait, the faster the answers come.
If you are in a period of WAIT, ask Spirit what this is about. Would it be good for me to do this? Then WAIT some more. If that is the right path or course of action, you will receive confirmation fairly quickly. Perhaps a couple of hours. Perhaps a day or so. WAIT for it.
That confirmation may show up as someone saying something to you that gives you more information, or a song on the radio, or a flash of a visual in your mind’s eye, or a flash of insight, or a memory of something related to this situation.
Ponder what comes through and ask for confirmation. “Oh, is THIS what would be good for me at this time?”
You might feel a wave of relief, or a sense of ring true, or a feeling of calm. If so, this gives you the confirmation that you are on the right track.
If you still find yourself in WAIT mode, then know, for sure, that things are happening behind the scenes in your behalf. Breathe and know that there are plenty of other things requiring attention like laundry, messy office, checking in with a sick friend. Do those things while you wait.
Trust the process.
May the Source Be With You!

Summon “Brilliance” Into Your Life

By Janice Lynch

I’ve had a song running around in my head today, An oldie but goodie, “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” I was wondering what that was about since I hadn’t heard it on the radio.

I began to recognize how many times I’ve had to start over. Projects, careers, health care, and friendships, to name a few. Starting over is hard. Every time things changed, I felt I had failed.

Discarding an effort can lead to feeling let down or discouraged. Finally we reach rock bottom. We have nothing left to give and nothing left to try—that we currently know. Remember, rock bottom is the bedrock of a new foundation from which we build or re-build.

Discouragement isn’t the same as dissatisfaction. It’s okay to be dissatisfied with the status quo. Dissatisfaction does not exclude gratitude. One may find gratitude for the blessings currently in their life and still find themselves open to something that serves them better. Dissatisfaction heralds the awareness that more is possible. Better things await. Better than now. Better than what was.

Dissatisfaction means we don’t know for sure what we want, but we know a change is on the horizon—or on our doorstep. The change may be by our own doing, life circumstances, or someone else’s actions or choices. Shift happens and we are propelled into change.

We can resist change or we can use the momentum of change to summon that which is better into our lives. Even if we cannot imagine what ‘better’ might look like, The Universe (God, Higher Power, Divine Source, Spirit, All That Is {whatever your belief system upholds) wants ‘better’ for you and is willing to summon not only that which is ‘better’ into your life, but brilliance - right now!

Brilliance is the radiant energy of worthy work, caring friendships, improved vitality, and fulfilling projects. Brilliance feeds the soul and strengthens the physical form. (Don’t you feel the energy of those words!?!)

Haven’t found what you are looking for? Look for Brilliance! Brilliance begets brilliance. When you shine, others shine around you. Then, more shining, radiant opportunities find their way to your doorstep.

Find your bedrock. Summon brilliance. Allow radiance and spiritual blessings to abound. You Are Brilliant!