Spiritual mutts and quilts of devotion. Can you relate?

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.

You are the mystery to solve — not how life works necessarily but how YOU work.

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.

 

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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.

Love,
Danielle


 

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