I’m a spiritual mutt. I’m a bit Catholic. Plenty Buddhist. A touch Sikh-Pagan-Tantric. A whole lot metaphysical. Organized religion never worked for me but neither did a lot of meditation practices. So I’ve done with my spiritual practice what I’ve done with most things in my life: I made it up, until it fit just right.
Some days, I work with prayer. My esoteric learning has me feeling at ease to invoke and evoke support from Higher Beings — from the Supreme God to my personal cosmic crew. And sometimes, I just riff on an old Hail Mary because it’s a comforting memory from growing up Catholic, and it’s my way of calling on the Divine Feminine that day. Hail Mary, Full of grace…
Some evenings I’ll silently chant a single mantra, 108 times. Most mornings I do some form of meditation-visualization…5 minutes, 60 minutes. Depends. Somedays devotion looks like 10km on a rowing machine, and with every stroke I incant power words…clarity, pull, stamina, pull, luminous, pull, love, pull. Works for me.
And that’s the point…creating a spiritual practice that WORKS FOR YOU. Because too heavy, joyless, overly strict, boring — those are not the ways to higher consciousness. I think enlightenment is mostly about figuring out who we are as individuals.
Some of us will find a singular faith practice that suits us perfectly. But a lot of us will need to stitch together our own quilt of devotion. We will cut the patches with non-conformity and thread them with resonance. And it will look funky and beautiful, rebellious and worshipful. It will resemble loneliness and community, certainty and longing. It will fit just…righteous.
Calling all spiritual mutts…registration for my CREATION SPACE Meditation Class is open right now and closes very soon! You call in. And I walk you through the path less travelled. Join me for this 5-session meditation class. Register right HERE.
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