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Circle of Life

Our lives here are not merely to exist on this planet, but to contribute to the awareness needed to spiritually sustain us – not only as individuals but as a collective – so we may all come together and work in unity for the good of the planet and all who dwell here.

To be able to understand this concept we must realise that this is not a new phenomenon but one which was put in place at the start of creation so we might enjoy fully our time here on Earth.

You must not be fooled into thinking your life is a waste of time because at different stages throughout each of our experiences there is always a deeper meaning, but in order to find it there is usually much clutter to clear away from our minds first! It is this clutter which forces us to surrender our own beliefs because the veil shrouding them from our true self remains firmly in place until such a time in our lives when we have no option but to remove it. And as we do so, the mysteries of life are revealed to us, adding clarity to what we already know as being true in the spiritual sense. It is when we reach this point that we are able to understand our soul’s requirements and fulfil our purpose here on Earth and this is what’s referred to as a ‘calling’ or an ‘awakening.’ To work at soul level as many now do, or are preparing to do, presents responsibilities which cannot be avoided including a greater feeling of accountability for one’s self and the life we have been given, prompted by a change in thought patterns and beliefs. This leads to a desire in transforming our lives at all levels in varying degrees depending on our tasks ahead, as agreed with our soul before incarnating into this life. To understand this we must also realise we are all connected and therefore what affects you, affects me, and ultimately the universe. It is only when we understand why this is so that we can start to unravel the mysteries surrounding creation and life itself; We are all connected by a multi-dimensional grid of energies just as our bodies are made up of a deep matrix of energies which are also multi-dimensional. It is within these that our body elemental and chakras reside in different dimensions. We are in fact, as individuals, a colossal bundle of energy, connecting also to the energy system of Mother Earth and way beyond our planet, out into the universe. Without the precise structure of these energies our planet or ourselves and would simply not exist.

In our own family we are bound together not by ties but by energies, formed during our lifetime to create a network of energies within our group. These are both purposeful and essential to ensure a pattern of energies is built in such a way which allows the formation of new energy structures. With each new addition to the family new strands of energy connect to the existing ones. As they do so, the family grid expands and it is this expansion which subsequently forms the particular sequence of energies needed to connect the family group during their time on this physical plane, while maintaining the energy network essential to allow each member to remain connected in non-physical ways i.e. emotionally and spiritually. It is these energy connections which form the circle of life because when we depart this Earth the unique energy strands we have created and weaved in the family grid remain and a link to our descendants is formed, however many years it is before they are born – even though our energy strands stop forming they remain part of the weave to maintain strength to the grid. The weave is formed from seven cords of energy with each one representing a main chakra – crown, third eye (brow), throat, heart, solar plexus, sacral, and base (root). Depending on the amount of energies one brings into this life depends on the strength of the family grid. Some of us bring old and quite heavy energies into the world, while others bring new and lighter energies, predetermined by our soul origin, soul age, and also lives lived; both how and where especially with regards to illnesses/diseases suffered in previous lifetimes.

Due to the nature of our lives here on Earth there are many factors which influence our energy systems therefore it might take years and years and several generations before the circle is strong, but when it becomes so it is then that the energy grid interlocks and a complete circle is formed. Rather like a jigsaw when the last piece is in position, the puzzle is complete and locked together with no gaps.  When this happens the family energy grid connects wholly with the energy of creation, allowing a vital flow of the positive and non-destructive energies to contribute to the collective, ensuring not only the survival of the family for generations ahead but also that of civilisation.

The importance of these energetic strands should be studied and emphasised to encompass the answers to all manner of conundrums regarding creation which mankind has been seeking since the dawn of time.

Understanding our own unique energy system is essential if we are to gain insights into the manifestation of our personal spirituality.

Joanne

A Stark Warning

We have come to the point in the evolution of man where we can no longer continue to shun the advice of experts, in whatever capacity they are working in, with regards to safe guarding our planet. 

We all bear witness to the cries of Mother Earth as her plight is presented in the forms of altered and extreme weather systems and natural disasters, brought about not only by environmental catastrophes caused by man’s pillaging of natural resources and the subsequent devastating effects for a myriad of reasons but also because there is something else which we are in danger of losing along the way, something that is so fundamental to the survival of mankind as a race it cannot be separated from the present day environmental and ecological crisis which the planet is facing. The world is a living being and part of our own self and it is this connectedness which is needed for all our survival. However, the ability to remain connected to all of creation is in danger of becoming lost, due in part to the exposure of a vast array of chemicals in many guises which human bodies are not designed to cope with. Over time the saturation of these chemicals will result in poor health and illness, and in most cases medication is sought from health professionals because in the main, illnesses continue to be treated with drug therapies.

It is now of great concern that food companies and pharmaceutical manufacturers are in collusion with each other to jointly increase their profits by creating and processing collections of edible matter between them at a minimal production cost and disguising it as food by adding an array of known toxic chemicals detrimental to the body’s well-being on all levels. It is widely accepted that obesity and health problems are linked to the consumption of processed foods but the main concern at this time is the possibility that the chemicals in food can alter or affect DNA structures in the same way pharmaceutical products in their various forms are capable of doing. And a crucial question; is a new race being created? One which will find it impossible to experience the connectedness required for the survival of mankind and the planet?

Additionally, the importance of saving the bees cannot be underestimated because as bees dwindle the human race will become more reliant on processed foods, and the cycle of greed and corruption within the food and pharmaceutical industries will continue, causing mankind to be eternally separated from the very fabric of its being as our bodies become taken over by a sinister assortment of toxic and life-altering chemicals.

Joanne

The Natural Power of Women

The world was not created to be used as a playground to destroy each other and devastate Mother Earth, and equally it was not intended that our life here would contribute to the destruction of mankind and the planet.

In the same way that our true purpose has become distorted, much accurate information surrounding all aspects of creation which has been handed down from one generation to another, has been changed and over time replaced with religious connotations resulting in our inability to see that religion is a man-made ideology designed to create disillusionment by self-limiting our spiritual beliefs, and making us fearful of exploring our own concepts. The information gets spun into stories and these stories turn into books and the words become set in print, trapped within the typeset where they remain; debated and discussed but rarely dismissed. The time has come to set these tales free so the realities contained within them can be expressed in order to dispel myths and fables which have been the source of misery and torment for many people throughout the ages. Already, many are assisting with this, resulting in a spiritual uprising as the veils are being lifted to reveal an array of truths which have been previously cast aside in favour of religious dogma. There are those who already possess a ‘knowing’ of the order of creation as well as those who are seeking answers, and all equally desire the clarification needed to assist them in their personal journeys. Spiritual awakenings are taking place en masse and therefore the significance of providing the truth is understandable.

It is known that women are keepers of wisdom and guardians of ancient secrets, entrusted to them until the time is right to share all they know in abundance. We are entering that time now as many women are coming forward and presenting evidence to support this fact; revealing in their writings knowledge from many civilisations, and offering us all the chance to gain valuable insights required to successfully influence others, to change opinions and to ultimately cause the vital shift in consciousness necessary to restore the equilibrium needed for the survival of all creation. Furthermore, the energy of their words is of a high vibration and much light and love radiate from the pages of their publications assisting in the rise of feminine energy which will continue as more women across the world choose to share their wisdom and insights, much of which will not have been told in written form before. So at long last women are now regaining their inner power and accessing the knowledge bestowed to them in the beginning, long before Eve was wrongly depicted as a selfish, deceitful temptress whose behaviour is apparently responsible for the gender-based inequalities still witnessed today. This detrimental account of Eve in the Book of Genesis has resulted in women throughout the ages suffering persecution, oppression, cruelty, rape and mutilation based on the belief of a fanciful message, and is responsible for gender-based inequality on an unimaginable scale as the lives of women continue to be restricted in every way possible. Yet theological experts over the years have proved that the very negative portrayal of Eve to be an ‘untruth’ but because it still exists in written form and history cannot rewrite itself, the idea that all women should be likened to Eve will continue to thrive and society will continue to justify the wrong-doings thrust upon women throughout the ages.

We are all connected to Mother Earth and every living thing but if we lack this awareness we cannot fully experience the connectedness needed to live in peace and harmony and therefore it is certain we should not expect progress in bringing about the end of our destruction and the devastation of Mother Earth. It is also clear that as long as mankind continues with its rampage of abuse and assaults on others and the planet, whether in warfare, terrorism, or for personal gratification, the ecological and environmental problems will remain because without this awareness change cannot be successfully implemented, and the sacredness of life here on Earth and the fragility of our planet will continue to be ignored.

It is women who are most closely connected to Mother Earth and who know what’s required at this time. It is their power and their energy which will bring about a catalyst for change.

Joanne

Making Sense of Ascension

We are all just travellers making our way across the universe, stopping here and there at various points to learn the lessons and experience ‘life’ so that our soul will gather all the information required to complete our journeys on physical planes; to enable us to ascend and move onto planes in higher dimensions.

Ascension is critical to the overall survival of mankind.  Therefore it should not be viewed as an idea to be casually mulled over or one that prompts a thought similar to “When I have more time I’ll look into it.” For ascension is our true purpose. It is what we are designed for. This concept existed long before modern Christianity instilled their views onto the masses, developing over many years theories about ascension and the process involved. Most seem to involve the notion that you have to be a member of the higher echelons of religious systems to stand any chance of ascending. This is not the case. Unfortunately, religious systems are very good at controlling people’s thoughts by locking them into a belief of fear, at the same time convincing them that if they attend places of worship they will be given exclusive rights to their God or gods which they will not have elsewhere. For example, traditional Gnosticism continues to be frowned upon by Christianity who have also rejected many truths contained in its teachings because of its non-conformist, esoteric belief system, and yet Jesus lived in a community surrounded by Gnostic people who assisted him in many ways with his work here on Earth. 

The importance of ascension is at the core of all ancient writings describing the very essence of life here on Earth. Many were written by those who followed the Gnostic way of thinking which was based on kindness to all humanity. Gnosticism is not a religion; indeed members of all faiths are welcome. Gnostic texts contain many examples of their simple, but effective belief system which unfortunately became lost after the crucifixion of Jesus and the subsequent rise of Christianity and the ‘church’. In turn, this marked an end to such a gentle way of life for many people whose fundamental belief system and teachings revolved around the need for unconditional love.

As our soul travels through each lifetime with us it collects all the knowledge needed to allow us to transcend during a physical life until we reach the point where there is no need to return next time in a physical form because we have achieved ascension and ascended to a place where only love and Light exists. All the confusion which surrounds us on the physical plane is left behind and our thoughts become pure as unconditional love is all we manifest. By moving into the Light we also assist in the ascension of Mother Earth.

Ascension is available to everyone. When you become willing to forgive yourself, to forgive others and to love unconditionally then anything is possible. Many have moved from the dark into the Light to ascend successfully just as many of you are already ascending but are unaware of doing so. You are following the intuition provided by your higher self who knows exactly what your soul desires. How we live this life here and the experiences and challenges presented to us along the way is determined by our soul’s requirements and previous to being born into this life we would have asked for, and also agreed to these.

Many people are experiencing an awakening or transformation because it is vital to do so at this time. Perhaps nudges are now being presented to you in many forms, including ideas or dreams. Attention must be paid to these prompts because those in the higher realms are relying on your input regarding a host of issues concerning mankind and Mother Earth.

When your spiritual self exists in the Light in higher dimensions the only emotion you are able to experience is love. Therefore your ability to understand concepts which aren’t based on love diminishes and furthermore, the logic associated with solving problems caused by lack of love is also lost. While we are living on the physical plane our connection with guides, angels, our body elemental, and all those in other realms and dimensions ensures we can offer assistance when needed. This could be in the form of helping to solve a problem, offering information, or simply providing a human standpoint on a situation. Whatever your contribution, do not under estimate its value and always be assured it will be received with love and gratitude. Through your assistance you are also helping to create the state of ‘oneness’ needed to restore our planet to its original purpose.

Working for the good of mankind and in the interests of Mother Earth is a starting point for your personal ascension process.

Show kindness and humility to all as there are many requiring your gifts, and by doing so your heart will open and your love will envelop others like a warm gentle summer breeze.

 Joanne

Mother Earth

There are many people at this time who have been given an insight into the processes which allows mankind to be sustainable, and with this comes a knowing and a deep understanding of how all of creation is connected and interwoven by many, many threads which hold all planetary life together to form one living being, Mother Earth. We all now have a responsibility to act on our thoughts and share our wisdom while listening to the voices of others who understand what’s required as they can also hear Mother Earth’s cries for help, and we must respect these voices as it is the collective effort of each and every one of us which will ultimately save the planet. Therefore we must be willing to embrace concepts which might be viewed as being far-fetched or even too removed from our own perceptions and ideas we have about protecting and saving the planet.

Mother Earth is a separate consciousness and we depend on her wellness for our survival as does everything else which exists on the planet. We are all connected to her just as everything on Earth is, be it trees, rocks, oceans or deserts. It is this connectivity which ensures the continuation of all species including humans, as each system in the natural world has to support one another to maintain a balance which will ensure the survival of all life here.
The notion that Mother Earth is a consciousness is incomprehensible in the eyes of those who refuse to believe that our planet is anything other than a vast playground with the belief that someone else will pick up the bill for the damage caused. This blinkered view is a result of the rapid development of a materialistic society where possessions are seen as the source of joy and contentedness. This temporary bout of happiness overshadows or replaces the desire to attain spiritual fulfilment and the discovery of a true self and this results in the connection to Mother Earth becoming lost and the responsibility to her being forgotten about.

The truth is we all have to give serious thought quite urgently about how as individuals we can make changes in our lifestyles to help slow down global warming and to stop climate change sufficiently enough to let the ecological systems recover, thus allowing Mother Earth to become strong enough to regain the balance needed to restore her, ensuring our survival and that of all creation.

Do not doubt the value of your contribution as one individual – by making small changes in your lifestyle you become intent on saving the planet, instead of one who is intent on destroying it.

‘If we are truly intent on saving our planet we must all come together and listen to the wisdom and ideas of others, whatever our beliefs.’

Joanne

Creating a Space for Angels and Guides

It’s a glorious sunny morning and as I sit in my garden admiring the roses I feel inspired to tell you how to create a space for angels and offer advice on how to connect with them based on my own experiences and conversations with those in the angelic realm. The roses have prompted me because angels love them! Creating a space is important because angels and spirit guides are necessary to help you with your journey here on Earth, however the conditions must be right for you to be in their presence. The most vital thing between you is trust, the next is love which both appreciate very much, and always say ‘Thankyou’ for any guidance or inspiration you receive.

When I first started connecting with angels and higher beings I worried that it was the right thing to do. My guide assured me that this was the way it’s meant to be. When Earth was created it was intended by the creators that we should all work with the angels, elementals and also the creators themselves during our stay on this planet.

Some of you reading this may have already connected with angels and guides but I’m very aware that this might be new to many and you are probably feeling quite eager to explore the subject further and experiment. So, before I continue I will give you a brief warning – if you connect with anything which makes you feel uncomfortable then stop at once as it could well be a dark energy and although I will discuss this at a later date, I will quickly add that there are many uncontrollable malevolent energies ‘out there’ which do not need encouraging into your space. Not only will they attract further dark energies but they will also be detrimental to your well-being and stop you moving to the light. This reminds me of a bad experience, a lesson learned you could say. I learnt to dowse using a pendulum and continued safely for a few weeks, developing a relationship with my guide and discovering valuable information along the way, including the name of my guide. Dowsing is known as a ‘dark art’ and unfortunately there is no getting away from that fact. From the time you pick up a pendulum you only have two minutes before your channel lights up like a beacon attracting anything and everything which is ‘out there’. (Responding to a pendulum also requires the connecting angels/guides to use alot of energy which is another reason to keep it brief). My guide had a unique ‘sign in’ so when I picked up the pendulum I knew it was him from the pattern it was forming. We also had a secret code word.  It’s this code word which saved me. One evening, unbeknown to me, a malevolent air elemental (fairy) had wondered into the house and had obviously been observing my guide’s pendulum sign in so although I thought I was connecting to him, I was actually connecting to the malevolent fairy, who after a few brief conversations, eventually connected me to a very powerful demon whose intention was to fill me with demonic energy. I quickly put the pendulum down, waited ten minutes, picked it up again and seemingly connected to my guide but when I queried our code word I received the wrong answer. I immediately put the pendulum down and I have never dowsed again. Since this incident I have developed other ways to communicate with angels and guides.

Connecting with angels and guides might not be instant and depends on what point you are at with your own spiritual development so please don’t become downhearted if you’re unable to ‘hear’ or feel  anything – it’s so important to stay positive to keep your vibrations high. It’s taken me a couple of years to develop my abilities and intuition to get to this stage. Receiving the answer to a question you are asking before you have finished your sentence is a good indication that you have connected!

Angels are very busy and often have to return ‘home’ to renew their energies. Sometimes they would rather find a good space on Earth to recharge. Angels/guides need to be asked to step forward (because we were given free will) and are always very pleased to be asked to do so. They are waiting to meet you! Here are a few easy steps you can initially take to create a suitable atmosphere – Ensure your home is free from clutter and negativity. If this is not possible, have at least one room where you can develop a sacred space. Incense sticks are excellent for clearing negativity. (I use Nag Champa or Divine Hand Rolled Masala). I also use a Himalayan salt lamp to purify the air. Avoid swearing – it lowers your frequencies and creates a dense energy around you, deterring angels. Read inspirational books, angelic or otherwise, or various quotes/sayings/blessings to help keep your intentions pure and focused. Avoid having the television on if you are asking angels/guides to step forward as a tremendous amount of negative energy comes from the TV and this will make it difficult for them to do so. Before asking to meet them it’s quite a good idea to sit quietly – Meditation is an ideal way to relax and free your mind. My guide recommended music by Deuter for me to meditate to and I particularly like ‘Nada Himalaya: Music for Meditation’ as it is very effective.  It might be that sitting quietly is not for you. Meditation can take on many forms. Writing is sometimes my meditation and a good way to declutter my mind as I have to focus on one thing only. You might find that a hobby of yours has the same effect. Whatever you decide to do, don’t take it too seriously. Angels take themselves lightly and so should you!

Joanne

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Introduction by Joanne Rivers

Welcome 

I hope by sharing my own unique experiences and original inspirational teachings offered by guides, angels, archangels, higher beings and also those in the elemental realms, you will be encouraged to tread your own path towards Light and love to ultimately achieve enlightenment. My journey to this point has been extraordinary and it still continues as each day I learn more about the natural order of life on Earth, and of creation, and how everything is intended to be. At this time now it is vital we awaken to our spiritual self and accept with gratitude the information we receive. By doing so we can all help restore the Earth to a natural balance and one which it was intended for – to be a place of learning and healing as we travel from one incarnation to the next so we can take with us the vast and wonderful information we have gathered on the way.

There have been many times when I’ve tried to seek the views of someone else making the same journey to reassure me that everything I experienced along the way was normal. While I received guidance from the higher realms (Guides, Angels), I also felt I needed the perspective from a being in the physical realm which seemed incredibly hard to find. The odd one or two people I did meet were willing to talk about it to a point but were reluctant to share their deeper intuitions and inspirations with me. I read a tremendous amount on the subject, but the definition of a spiritual awakening and enlightenment including what one should experience seemed to differ depending on the author. Of course, now I have undertaken the process myself I can appreciate that everyone’s experiences differ.

Looking back, I had been given many prompts over the years to awaken but did not notice them. It wasn’t until I was in the middle of a long period of illness that I experienced the awakening which led me to the point I am now. It was during this time I began to read about enlightenment and spirituality, to look for answers more than anything. I wanted to know why me? It was an incredibly dark time in my life and I never imagined I’d move into the Light. In a moment of absolute despair, at the point where I felt I could not continue, I asked for help, not from anyone in particular, but I realise now the request went out into the universe, carried by my spirit guide who I was yet to meet. I soon received inspiration and felt prompted to find a Reiki practitioner. I really knew nothing about Reiki until I’d gleaned information off the internet before booking the session. Over a period of several months which entailed regular Reiki treatments, my health improved and eventually I decided to become a practitioner myself. Initially becoming attuned to level 1, and after a year or so, attuned to level 2. I am in no doubt that the energy of  Reiki cured me, and it is definite that Reiki was also the method responsible for my own enlightenment.

There are many of us awakening at this time and indeed the path is well lit. I will leave you with this thought to ponder on from Buddha ‘You cannot travel the path until you have become the path yourself.’

Joanne

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