How we can all tap into our own greatness and experience the true beauty of who we are? I spoke with Katie Hess, founder of LOTUSWEI to find out. We’ve all heard the term ‘flower power’, which to many may conjure up images of the swinging sixties or hippies with flowers in their hair. But … Continue reading Flower Power: The Healing Magic of Flowers with Katie Hess of LOTUSWEI
I’ve seen it happen a lot. Formerly meat-eating people have spiritual awakenings and find themselves becoming more and more averse to eating meat. They start to feel quite literally disgusted by the idea of eating a dead animal even though previously meat was a staple in their diet. So why does this happen, and does … Continue reading Does spirituality go hand-in-hand with not eating animals?
Bridging your heart with your unborn child I typically go for a reiki healing session every six months or so, and on my most recent visit my healer could feel a disconnect between my heart space and the baby that’s growing inside me. I felt this disconnect, I knew it was there. I had been … Continue reading Eating and Feeling for Two:
Pregnancy is a blessing. For a brief period of time your body is home to not only one, but two souls, two consciousnesses – a beautiful, mind-boggling idea to wrap your head around. While I wholeheartedly agree how truly amazing pregnancy is, it sure can feel like the opposite when you are dealing with the … Continue reading How a spiritual practice can help you through the hardships of the first trimester (with guided meditation)
If you’ve ever seen a young child eating with their hands, you will understand what it is to truly experience food. A baby or toddler will squish, feel, and lick – smudging food all over their faces in an act of pure joy – completely present in the moment. We can take a cue from … Continue reading Let Your Fingers do the Eating
Through daily meditation and the cultivation of a deep connection to spirit, I was able to listen to nature and hear the beckoning from my unborn child. A month ago, if you would have asked me whether I wanted to have a second child, I would have outright said “No way!” Although I had the … Continue reading An Experience in Conscious Conception
A relief depicting the Buddha in prayer, connected with his spirit and the spirits of Nature. Borobudur Temple, Central Java. ©Angela Jelita You are not IN the universe, you ARE the universe.–Eckhart Tolle, author and spiritual teacher When I was about 10 years old, a voice inside of me spoke to me: “This is just … Continue reading Who or What is Spirit?