I was asked this recently and it made me pause. To me, energy work is what I do, it’s what we all do when we participate in this spiritual dance with purpose and intent, but it can be done in a more conscious way than that. And I realised I don’t hear so many people talking about it. A friend recently told me she didn’t consider herself a healer, but rather an energy worker. To me, healing is a form of energy work that is focused on the body and emotions, but energy work can also be so much more than that. It can involve looking at old patterns, it can mean a process of clearing energies from people, places and institutions. It can be looking at your past in this life and others, and addressing recurring issues. Energy work can mean clearing blockages for others, helping their chakras to spin freely, helping them to raise their vibration. Or it can mean working at a global level to help raise the vibration of the planet, to help in the wake of emergencies or to focus on unity. Energy work is not bound by time or place. It can be done anywhere, at any time, and sent to the time and place it is needed. Energy work is what we, as Lightworkers, do.Read More
In March the push forwards is strong. So strong in fact that there is a polarisation of energy between those who are willing, no, eager to move with the change, and those who are not. The first group will flow like water around the curves and obstacles that present. For this group, this time will seem exciting, freeing, the stuff of dreams, despite possible ups and downs. They will move forwards towards their dreams faster than would previously have seemed possible, and those dreams may morph into realities that would not have even entered their awareness in the past.Read More
I’d had a week or so of heavy past life work that was leaving me with a neck and shoulder that were completely in spasm. I hadn’t found these kind of past lives in a while. It was all I got in the run up to 2012, but since then, my inner work has changed so much, and I’ve been largely free of that heaviness. Not so this week. While I was doing other things, pictures started flickering into my mind. They pop into my head much as you would remember something from your childhood, or even last week. They act like normal memories, except that I don’t know what’s coming next until I see it. Next came the grief. It wasn’t personal grief. It wasn’t triggered by anything in this life, instead it was soul grief, sadness and hurt from so many lives of suffering. It washed through me, bringing me to tears. So I cried as I worked, and I sang along to the music blaring through the speakers, singing out the pain I had held in over so many lifetimes. I sang as the energy swept through me, and left me with a feeling of catharsis. ‘Get your head down and keep going.’ The words popped so clearly into my mind. And yes, I knew in an instant that in those lives I had seen, that was all I could do. I could either give up, or I could get my head down, and keep going forwards, keep putting one foot in front of the other, and hoping that I would get through the next day intact. In the next moment (yes, it really did flow through this quickly), I realised that’s a sentiment I can still relate to. But why? I live in the first world, I have a good life, a happy life. I have no real need to get my head down and keep going, so why do I do it? Why indeed? I began to look at the way I was doing things. I would start something, an exciting project, then it would become a new part of the routine. Then I’d start another project, and that joined the queue. I’m sure you’re starting to get the picture. Somehow, all these exciting new projects became part of the burden I was carrying and felt unable to put down. It never occurred to me that I could put those burdens down. That’s the way this self-development lark goes. You keep doing something against all sense, because the way out just doesn’t occur to you at the time. Then it flashes in, in a moment of inspiration and you wonder why you didn’t realise ages ago. Why? Because you hadn’t yet learned the lesson the problem was teaching you. I needed to learn about that grief, persecution and suffering. I needed to find out what those other versions of myself had to offer me. Once I had done that, the energy could release and I …
‘I feel as though I’m made of stories.’ I wrote this in a tweet recently, and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. I mean that statement from a very deep place. To me stories are part of my blood, part of my makeup. I function better as a person when I’m reading and writing stories, I actually feel as though they have a balancing effect on me, by enabling me to explore different energies and experiences from a distance, enabling me to observe. Stories help me understand the world and myself. When I read a good book I lose myself in it. I relate to the character so strongly that I can actually bring their loves and annoyances in everyday life.Read More
Guest blog from Ascension specialist, astrologer and psychic Helen Fatir.
We have moved into an incredible and exciting stage of the Ascension process. The energy we receive from the Universe is continually speeding up. We are speeding up and so is time. The result is that the gap between thought, intention and manifestation is decreasing. We are evolving into living in the ‘now’ moment or the present. Therefore it is more important than ever to be mindful of where and how we focus our thoughts and intention. Focus on what we want (‘for’ is of forward flow) and not on what we don’t want (‘against’ is restriction). Focus is a powerful energy or force, and we are ‘energy magnets.’
From The Light Circle
2016 has been a turbulent year for your Earth planet and many are feeling the pressure. It has been a year where forces that were hidden in your society were brought out into the light to be examined and worked through. Please do not persuade yourself that these forces are new, they were there all along, hidden, festering, and now they have been brought into the light in order to be faced and transformed. This process may take time, but you have the chance now to change your society in a way that would not before have been possible, because you truly are beginning to understand what you are facing. 2016 has therefore been a year of shining the light on what needs to be done. It has triggered many people into patterns they thought long buried, but in truth, nothing can be buried, only hidden or transformed. Now it is time for the latter.
Nicole Guillaume is the founder of Guiding Echoes. Her passion is to help others discover their gifts so they can lead a richly satisfying life. She is a reiki practitioner, angel communicator and tarot card reader. She has been featured in OmTimes Astrology and several other radio shows and publications. For daily inspiration, follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/NicoleGuillaume and for free interactive readings, you can like her Facebook page at http://facebook.com/GuidingEchoes. Have you ever wished you could speak to animals and figure out exactly what was on their minds? Maybe you tried to communicate with your pet telepathically, but you couldn’t pick up any information. Thankfully, that’s not the only way to speak to animals. You can speak to them using oracle or tarot cards too. A few years ago, a friend introduced me to the concept of using tarot cards to speak with animals. It seemed a little silly to me at first, but I was blown away by the accuracy of the cards when I began to test them on my own pets, and my friends’ pets, too. Once I became confident in my ability to communicate with animals using tarot cards, I set up a booth at a pet fair, and I became the most popular vendor there. I had a long line of people waiting to get a reading for their pets. I was honored and inspired to be able to be the vessel that allowed pets to communicate clearly with their pet parents for the very first time. Many people walked away from their readings with smiles on their faces, and others walked away with tears of gratitude. It was an incredible experience. In this article, I’m going to show you how you can use tarot or oracle cards to speak with animals. The best part about this spread is that you can use it for any animal. I’ve used it on cats, dogs, birds, rats, hamsters, lizards, and snakes. You might also notice that your accuracy rating is higher for pets than it is for people. I believe the reason for this is that pets don’t get sucked into games like “test the psychic.” They want a way to communicate with the people taking care of them, so they are more than happy to allow us, as animal communicators, to tap into their energy, regardless of the method we use. There is no limit to what you can learn from this simple four card spread. I use the Whimsical Tarot** for animal communication readings. In fact, I’ve dedicated this deck for that sole purpose, and I never use it for any non-animal related readings. It has a good, lovable, playful, and innocent vibe to it, which makes it a perfect match for nearly every animal I’ve ever read for. Once you’ve formulated your question, hold the deck in your hands, and focus on the question. You may even want to look at your pet while you’re doing this, or close your eyes and …
I recently heard someone say ‘all psychics are conspiracy theorists’. That made me sad. Now, don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying there’s no corruption. But I do feel strongly that conspiracy theories lead us down a path of fear and victim mentality. As psychics and intuitives, we are able to tune into the energy around us, and that can show us all the dark patches of energy most people don’t consciously recognise. As we allow those patches to impact our energy, it’s easy to pick up on the fear, but that’s what it is, fear.Read More
This has been an incredible few weeks and this energy reading has been nagging at me in days. So I left my pre-prepared blog on the shelf and tucked into something new. It’s not easy to leap into an energy reading in this current climate. Emotions are so high and judgements are flying around with wild abandon. Please know I send you this reading with love and acceptance. I offer no judgement, and if you don’t like what I say, feel free to ignore it and move on to whatever resonates with you. The Light Circle Had this to say:Read More
‘I don’t consider myself psychic.’ I hear lots of people use this sentence, people who earn their living through tarot readings, Reiki and other intuitive services. Mostly they class themselves as intuitive rather than psychic. There is a stigma attached to the word psychic, and I can well understand why people choose to steer clear. The same goes for the term ‘witch’. Throughout history witches, psychics and even natural healers have been persecuted. They have been rejected, burned at the stake, locked up and tortured. People have been accused of practices they haven’t been involved in, called evil and deranged. They have been feared, avoided … need I go on?Read More