The wisdom keepers of this world are masters of shifting subtle energies. They know a multitude of ways to create sacred spaces using nature, light, sound, color, and sacred objects.
It is inspiring to discover that 40,000 years ago we humans honored the animals we hunted by drawing them on the walls of sacred caves (France).
While in 800 CE, the temples of Borobudur (Island of Java) were constructed to symbolize the Buddhist cosmology of three worlds – the world of desire, the world of forms and the world of formlessness. Visitors sense the shifting energies of thes...
“I will never forget how we changed this room from a place of burden to a place of glory.” – Megory Anderson
Creating and holding sacred space for someone who is ill or dying is a simple but powerful tool. The holding of sacred space separates the area surrounding the dying from the outside world. It produces a healing environment that is safe and peaceful. We create this sacred space with intention and grace.
While there are many ways to open sacred space, the results are the same. The person being held senses the calm, nurturing embrace.
“From the moment you were born, your death has walked beside you.” – John O’Donohue.
In my private practice I have experienced amazing shifts in my clients. The techniques I have learned from the wisdom keepers around the world are amazing. I work with people who are facing death. Each of their journeys are filled with anxiety and fear. How will I manage? Where am I going?
Ron was a hard driving, athletic man before he began having random bleeds in his brain. After the first incidence he worked hard with speech and physical therapists to recover...
“Sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again.” – Joseph Campbell
Sacred space is used for ceremonies, rituals or simple periods of meditation. It creates a container of peace and possibilities. Within sacred space, we sense a deeper connection with others both in this reality and in non-ordinary worlds.
Opening Sacred Space
Opening sacred space is most often performed in words through prayer, poetry or song. It is often accompanied by musical instruments. The invocation you choose will depend on the beliefs or spiritual traditions you hold. This...
"If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.”
– John Irving
One of the five practices of the No Regrets Project is Courage to Be Me. I believe that in order to live my life to the fullest, it is important to find a balance between my service and myself. It takes courage to do both.
Courage would not be required if fear were not present. Fear motivates me to hide my true self. What will people think of me? Will I let him down? Will she love me if I follow my dreams? Will I love myself if I do not s...