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It seems fitting to write about my journey to John of God when I am still in the air, that is, on a plane where my feet have yet to touch the earth. This is how I feel, somehow lifted above reality. Certainly I feel lighter, freer, and less attached to the details of daily life, yet at the very same time more connected to my Self. Perhaps some of us associate being in the air with being transcendent, that connection to the Divine. Transcendence is an apt description of how I feel, even if it doesn’t really capture an often indescribable experience. Nevertheless, I will try to share my journey of miracles with you before reality lands, even though it never will in quite the same way.

Perhaps the best way to tell the story is through the vehicle of others, the ones whom I accompanied on this journey. This year, my husband and I facilitated 28 beautiful people on the 6,000 miles to Brazil to see John of God for a little over two weeks. The quality of this group was pointed out to me by a Casa guide of 51 years. As we were exiting the Casa after our initial tour of the grounds, he stopped us with a look of awe and reverence and said, “What a beautiful group! I can feel the pure hearts, clear minds, and embodied spirits of all of you.” This was an unprecedented and unexpected welcome. We were holding a high bar for our group, as this was a trip of profound spiritual transformation-not just a witnessing of miracles, but a partaking in them. This required a willingness to be vulnerable, to step into the unknown, and to allow the resistance to fall away so our light could enter. And the light did come, but not without tears, anger, grief, and a myriad of unpleasantries that paved the way for fear to transform to love.

One of our group members, we will call her Lisa, had recently lost her mother several months before to cancer. She was hoping to reconnect with her mother in this place where the veils were thin. After meditating for many hours in current (where the energy is channeled for healing), her mother did come to her. When she appeared to Lisa, her mother was much younger, about the same age Lisa was now. Then, her mother began slowly aging, but in reverse; she became younger and younger, until she was an infant. Then, she just turned to light. As Lisa witnessed this, she had an understanding of the cycle of life and death, that one’s spirit is never lost. Comprehending the spirit’s permanence brought strength and comfort to Lisa’s life.

Another touching moment came in the long meditation sessions with John of God. Amy was a grown woman who realized she had never received the love she needed from her father-to be held and loved is something every child needs. Amy had no recollection of this. At the Casa, she had an encounter with her past, but it had been rewritten. She was a little girl again, sitting on her father’s knee, snuggling into his chest. In this experience, her father gave her all the love and affection she needed to thrive and grow. She felt it in the core of her being, and this experience changed who she was now. It brought a wholeness to Amy, replacing the “not good enough” with a visceral knowing of what it was like to be loved.

Ericka woke up with an incision on her knee. There were two marks and a bruise, as if she had had laparoscopic surgery. This was where an invisible surgery took place on a knee that had a torn MCL. Ericka, a yoga teacher, had struggled for two years with serious pain from this injury. When she returned home to teach yoga again, she did so with absolutely no pain.

I was, similarly, awoken with such a discovery; I had an invisible surgery, leaving very visible marks on my body. I had an incision about an inch long, and the skin was raised, forming a very unsightly scar on my upper left thigh. When I looked at it an hour later, it had turned into a perfect, straight, red line. Now it looks like a small nick from a razor. This was the evidence left from a surgery. The entities wanted me to know they had been there so I would take it easy and not push myself physically. At times I was very aware of the entities of light working on me because I could feel brief twinges of pain or sometimes buzzing around my head, while other times it would feel like a light touch of air gently enveloping an area of my body. It is really an extraordinary sensation to allow these loving energies to heal in ways we may not even know we need healing. My body certainly feels different now. I experience more vitality and energy, even a lightness of being. It is as if my body clock is more in synch with my spirit clock. I also notice an extraordinary shift in my perception. It is as if all desire, need, want, and attachment has left, and what remains is a perfect contentment with what is. It feels like complete freedom just to be who I came here to be.

The invisible surgeries may sound fantastical, and they certainly are miraculous, but what I find the most stunning is the radiance you begin to see in each person as they shed the false self and more of their light shines through. One woman in our group commented on this. She said, “Why is everyone glowing here?” This glow is our innate light; perhaps we hide this in the familiar self, but it always seems to come forth in the place where miracles exist. Of course, my lesson over the ten-plus years I have been visiting John of God is that miracles are not relegated to one “special” place, but they exist within us as we let our light take root and this lead us home to our selves. Life is waiting to be miraculous, whether you journey to places like John of God or not. No one is separate from the light that lives within each of us. Connect to it now and find your own miracle.


I am so excited about this, even though forgiveness has never been my strong suit (just ask my husband). However, I know beyond a shadow of a doubt that forgiveness is what sets us free. This is why it is the core of just about every spiritual tradition. Why? Because without it, there is no transformation. There is no freedom.

This is the lesson Nelson Mandela taught us. When he was asked how he could forgive the people who imprisoned him, he replied with, “When I walked out of the gate, I knew that if I continued to hate these people I was still in prison.” He knew forgiveness was freedom.

This is the reason I am constantly working with my coaching clients on how to forgive. I use several tools, but there is one in particular that I use daily. “Why?” you might ask. Because through the course of any given day I have plenty of things to forgive myself for, and if I don’t, you bet I’ll end up repeating them. Over the years, my list has decreased. I take this as a good sign. My clients love this tool. They fondly nicknamed it the “Forgiveness List.” It is really called the Let Go and Know List because it helps you to let go of any situation you are holding onto, resulting in ultimately forgiving yourself and others.

Here’s How-to Use the Let Go and Know List

1.     The first thing you do is to get a sheet of paper. Draw a vertical line down the center of the page, creating two columns.

2.      Label the first column “What Am I Letting Go of and the second column “Who Needs to Know (this means, list whoever is involved in the situation).

3.     Let everything you are thinking and feeling come out as you answer the question, “What Am I Letting Go of,” and write it down in the first column. Do not edit. It is important to include absolutely anything that comes up: fear, doubt, anxiety, situations from the past, regrets, what you aren’t liking about yourself… It is important to release whatever negativity is there. You want to allow yourself to get to the point where you are taking responsibility for anything you may have done now or in the past. When we do this, it frees us from holding onto the situation any longer and creating similar experiences in the future.

4.     In the second column, “Who Needs to Know,” you write down anyone who is involved in the situation. Definitely you need to be on this side, as well as any other parties that may have been involved.

5.     After you have completed the list, you fold it in half and write the following on it (you can also create your own): “I forgive myself. I forgive X. Thank you, Creator, for transforming ALL negativity to love and light.” Say this out loud or silently to yourself. Your intention is to release this energy.

6.     The last step is to burn or shred it. Complete this process in one sitting; do not leave this lying around the house for someone to find. This process is for you and you only.

Feel free to repeat this process whenever you feel the need to forgive. You will find you are able to easily return to your spirit’s natural state of clarity, peace, and neutrality.

I encourage you to take advantage of this transformational tool on this auspicious day as people all over the world are thinking about, talking about, and practicing forgiveness. This means there is a collective group consciousness around forgiveness. This global intention can help you forgive yourself and others, maybe even in ways you believed you couldn’t. Set yourself free. Yes, you can. It is up to you.

Thank you, Mr. Mandela, for showing us what is possible. If you can do it, so can we.

For more reading on forgiveness, I recommend these books:

Radical Forgiveness, by Colin Tipping, is an amazing book that will radically change your perspective on what forgiveness is all about. It changed mine.

Oh, and I can’t forget to recommend my book, Spirit Led Instead, as it has another transformational tool called “Forgive for Good,” that, when applied, can change your life.

Many Blessing for Forgiveness in your Life,

Jenai

 

Download your free chapter of Spirit Led Instead now.


I want to talk about God. No, not about religion or dogma or even semantics, but that feeling you get when you’re watching the sunset and the colors are so brilliant you could cry because it’s as if God is touching you. I want to talk about that feeling you get when you look deep into another’s eyes and know them as the Divine in you. I may sound woo-woo, but that is because Love dwells in me. This Love is God-the very essence of me (and you). It’s fascinating when you realize this, and suddenly everything looks different. The thoughts you used to have seem so insignificant compared to the presence that dwells in this very moment. When we become hyper-aware of the God within, it is not intellectual but experiential. No thought could ever be better than what you are experiencing now.

Today, I sat in the Little Chapel in Paradise Valley, Arizona to receive Divine grace in a deeper way than I have before. This is a very special place of miracles, and they come in all sizes, big and small. I found my miracle came as a heart opening to allow the remnants of pain to fall away and God to enter. If you were to say this was the cause for my feelings of deep love and gratitude, you would be right, especially as I watched a veteran stand up and declare that he could hear for the first time since he was wounded in an explosion in Iraq. You could feel the excitement in his voice as he shouted the news. This happened spontaneously just by being in the presence of God’s healing energy through the medium of healing conduit, Sara O’Meara. I talked to this man later that day and he shared with me that he was going back to not only tell his doctor what had happened, but to bring him to the Little Chapel to see for himself.

Like this man demonstrated, faith is having the courage to believe anything is possible, even when your mind tells you otherwise. There was one woman in the audience who couldn’t fathom at first that she was now standing on a leg that hadn’t worked in fifty years, since she had lost the use of it to polio at age six. Her mind was playing catch up with what she was experiencing in the moment. Her mouth kept saying, “I can’t stand on my leg.” All the while, she was standing on it anyway. Believing was a process that was happening outside of her mind, and the mind was catching up to the truth of her experience.

Life is like that. The mind thinks all sorts of things that often leave us devoid of faith, and with this, we leave God behind. When we bring the Divine into the forefront of our hearts, Love can enter and dwell within us. It can start with a prayer (no magic words necessary) or a song or a simple breath of fresh air. It is in the asking that we begin to receive. Life is too short not to notice the God within and without. We don’t need to wait until we die or get close to death to realize that Divine grace gives us what we need now. It’s not about hoping or wishing, but rather experiencing the ineffable now. It is here. Reach out and grab it.

I saw this on a bumper sticker yesterday: “You don’t have to die to go toward the light.” It made me laugh, and appreciate the fact that Divine guidance comes in many forms.


For more information about Sara O’Meara, go to http://ourlittlechapel.blogspot.com.

There are times in our lives when the truth seems to elude us. For whatever reason, we are confused about the direction to go in, either in our careers or our relationships or our personal growth. And then suddenly, an angel appears. Not necessarily a literal angel, although this too has happened to me, but a person in a body who points us in the right direction. These people are treasures that we must stop and acknowledge, because they are helping us co-create our highest and best life, perhaps without even realizing it. In the story that follows I will share with you one such experience that happened to me many years ago. I am doing so in the hopes that it will inspire you, too, to seek guidance and to pay attention when someone says something that resonates within you. Only you can know your own truth, but others can point you toward it.

It all started in therapy. Having been raised by two therapists, I was no stranger to psychoanalysis; I had had my first session at the age of five and had used it on and off throughout my life. So when I found myself unhappy in my late twenties, I sought counsel in a therapist named Dr. Megan.  I thought I was returning to familiar territory, but unbeknownst to me, she was no ordinary therapist.

I arrived in her office, and began to talk about “my problems” just as I had always done with therapists in the past.  This time however, no more than five minutes had elapsed when Dr. Megan exclaimed, “Why are you here?” The question caught me completely off guard and stopped me mid-sentence. In all my years of therapy, no counselor had ever asked me this question in a way that suggested that therapy would not give me what I was looking for. Dr. Megan, taking my jaw hanging half open as an opportunity to talk, told me point blank, “You don’t need therapy!” Then she began to describe my future. “You are going to be working with people to help them awaken to their Divine potential, to empower them to live extraordinary lives… you are going to be teaching and facilitating groups.” She said this very matter-of-factly, then said “You are here to do very important work.” Then she continued, “You need to develop your gifts. I recommend attending classes to open up your intuitive and healing abilities.” Then she said, “And by the way, do you want to use my office for teaching groups? You can use it for free.”

I was flabbergasted by Dr. Megan’s remarks, and the unwavering certainty with which she delivered them. At the time, I was a business consultant and didn’t have a clue what “awakening Divine potential” meant. Even though my mind had no idea what she was talking about, my spirit resonated with the truth she was telling me. I later learned that I had been in the presence of a psychic psychologist and light worker. I left her office and immediately began moving in the direction that Dr. Megan had pointed me toward.

My life changed forever as a result of my brief meeting with this unusual therapist. She reminded me that if I was disconnected from my spirit, I was certainly not going to live the life I came to live. Take a moment and ask yourself, are you connecting to your spirit’s path? If not, how could you do this? Are there people in your life who are pointing you to your truth, but maybe you aren’t listening? The answers are there within us, if we will just stop and listen.

May your life open more fully to your spirit’s path,

– Jenai



There is so much light pouring in after the 4-day retreat with Padre Paul in San Rafael, where there were too many miracles to count. It reminds me of how powerful it can be when a group of people comes together with a common intention. The field was so strong it even attracted in people who were not signed up for the event, but mysteriously found themselves drawn there anyway.

For example, a family from Australia was visiting California on a healing journey for their baby girl, who had had a stroke in utero and was physically disabled as a result. The mother of this child had been scheduled to stay at another hotel, but then she had an inner knowing that she needed to cancel her reservation and stay at the Four Points Sheraton instead, for reasons her conscious mind did not yet know. She had the courage to trust her intuition, and her husband and older daughter followed along, not knowing why but sensing as well that it was important to listen to this inner nudge.

It was only later the next day that she found out why she was guided to stay at this particular hotel. As she relaxed with her baby by the pool, two women from the retreat began speaking with her. They explained about the healing miracles that come through Padre Paul, and invited mother and baby to receive a healing from him. That evening Paul performed a healing on the infant and the rest of her family, with the help of almost 200 participants in the room. Tears streamed down everyone’s faces as we marveled at the Divine synchronicity of this occurrence, and the grace we had been blessed with to participate in this family’s miracle.

It turned out that the healing that took place was not just for this family, but also for many others in the room. A woman named Beth received a profound transformation as she watched the baby receive so much love, and realized that this child represented a part of her that was also in need of healing. Like many of us, Beth had received an unspoken message that there was something wrong with her, and felt she had not been fully embraced in love and acceptance for who she was as a child. As she watched the love pouring into this baby, it also began to pour into the wounded child within her, and this child began to heal. Beth came away with a new sense of Self that is rooted in a feeling of being unconditionally loved.  She had not felt this before in her life, but now knew with the deep resonance of her heart and soul she had been given this gift forever.

Alice, another participant at the event, had her own healing. I took her hand and lined her up at the back of the room in preparation for Padre Paul to come to her. There were blue pieces of tape on the ground to create a line for people to stand on. As I took Alice’s hand and placed her on the line, she said to me, “There is no line.” I looked down and saw that there was no tape where she was standing, because it had been laid down in strips every few feet or so. I wasn’t sure why she was concerned with this, but I assured her that everything was perfect as it was. When Alice received her healing that evening, she had a life-changing experience where she realized that God was no longer outside of her. She felt the presence of God within her, and knew that it was no longer separate from her or “out there” somewhere. In essence, she realized that “There is no line!” For the first time in her life, she saw that the line she had always imagined between her and God had never really been there except in her own mind.  She left the retreat with a profound new sense of connection to the Divine within.

My miracle came in the form of a blessing from Padre Paul. He anointed me as a spiritual healer and simply said, “Get to work” as he pointed me to the line of people waiting to receive a healing from him. As I began to move down the line, a light so strong and so powerful came through me that it made my hands shake and my body heat rise so high my clothes were soaked with sweat. This light was completely in charge, and it simply guided my hands as an energy that could not be contained flowed through me, and the people in line fell backwards from the power of the presence. I felt a profound gratitude to have become a conduit for a Love so great it could heal on so many levels. For me, this was also a healing because I realized that this possibility exists for each one of us, if we can surrender our will and allow the Divine will to take over. If I can be a conduit of such Love, I know others can too.

I am sharing these miracle stories with you in the hope that they will help you receive your own miracle. Take a moment to tap into this energy, and receive what it is you need right now.  Remember, there is no time or space – the energy that creates miracles is available to you at all times.  Like the mother whose family received so much light this weekend because she let her intuition lead her to be in the right place at the right time, you will receive the support you need when you hold a strong intention to do so. It is yours to ask for, right here and right now.

The Divine Mother For You


I have been in the midst of a personal rebirth lately. Not to sound grandiose or self-absorbed, but the experiences I have been having over the last year have brought me to a deeper level of communion with the Divine Feminine than I ever knew was possible. Perhaps it is due to the very difficult life changes I have made this past year, changes that have caused my heart to break open, allowing God to enter. This opening has allowed more compassion than I have ever known in this lifetime to land squarely in my heart of hearts. Of course this compassion was always there, but only recently has it awakened to the point where I experience it deeply on a daily basis.

This is what the Divine Mother can do for us. When we allow her grace to enter our hearts, it can wake up the precious resources that lie dormant within each of us. She offers us such a huge reserve of compassion that when we apply it to our spiritual journey here on earth, we become able to evolve at an extraordinary pace while still appreciating the beauty of this magnificent life experience. It is a new level of being in the world, but not of it.

I recently returned from facilitating a  Miracle Healing & the Saints Retreat where the theme was igniting the spark of the Divine Feminine within us. As we sat with relics of Mother Mary, Mary Magdalene and Anna (the grandmother of Jesus), it seemed we were being initiated into a lineage of the Divine Mother. Her qualities of compassion, truth, trust, reverence, humility, and allowing supported us in opening to our own divinity in an undeniable way.  Many of us burst into tears as we entered the room where the relics reside, because a palpable energy of unconditional love called our deepest wounds out of hiding and brought them to the light to heal. We all walked away having regained something priceless that we thought had been lost – an awareness of our divinity.


At times we were overshadowed by the saints as we performed healings on one another. Profound shifts were taking place on all levels of our being that have stayed with me and many of the participants. Miracle healings took place at this retreat and now live in us; several participants have experienced being a conduit of miracles for others since they returned home.

I recently had an experience where I was participating in the healing work at The Celebrating Life Retreat with Padre Paul. At one point when I was working on a gentleman with chronic back pain, the Divine Mother came right through me. I could feel her gentle yet powerful presence, and the grace and beauty of this soft energy brought tears to my eyes. Suddenly words began to come out of my mouth from the Mother herself: “I love you,” she told this man through me. “You are whole. You are so beautiful. You are deeply loved.” Then she began to sing what seemed to be a lullaby, as she poured her love through me into this man. When he stood up, he recognized that a longstanding issue in his back had resolved; there was no longer any pain. He couldn’t quite believe that this had happened, and yet it had. The Mother’s love healed this man’s back pain, and his heart too.

There is so much healing that can happen when we just reach out and ask for it. I am including this picture of the relic of Anna, the grandmother of Jesus, so you may use it to tap into this energy of healing miracles for yourself. Take a moment to connect with it now. Even through a mere photograph, we can harness an energy that has no limits to help us on our journey of growth and healing. Ask the Divine Mother for support, knowing that Her unconditional loving energy will always be here for you. It is just a matter of asking for it, then letting it in.

Happy Mother’s Day!

 

Boundless Blessings on Your Healing Journey,

Jenai

I just returned from an amazing trip to see Sara O’Meara, and this trip was extra special because Padre Paul came with me. I can’t tell you how wonderful it was to have two such amazing healers under one roof.  As you can imagine, we blew that roof right off!

As you probably have gathered from my newsletters, I have always been called to spend time with miracle healers. I think this is because it reminds me of who we really are-Divine beings capable of anything. It is so inspiring to witness miracles like that of Shana, a woman who was left with a brain injury after a near fatal car accident and couldn’t smell or taste as a result.  Shana went home after Sara O’Meara’s healing service and cooked a hotdog for her daughter, and you guessed it, she smelled it cooking and realized it was the first time she’d smelled anything since the accident. She said when she tasted that hotdog, it was the best thing she had ever tasted in her life! These instantaneous shifts in consciousness, whether they result in physical, mental, emotional or spiritual healings, are what I call miracles.

On this trip, I received a healing of my back and hip. Even though I have received many miracle healings from John of God, Padre Paul, Sara O’Meara and other lesser-known healers, it is always mind-blowing and expanding to be a recipient of such grace. When I stood up to claim my healing at Sara’s Little Chapel last weekend, I felt my right hip become liquid light. I could feel it structurally shifting as Sara directed healing energy towards me from across the room, using only her intention. She looked at me and said what she always says to me when I stand up to claim a healing, “Honey, Holy Spirit is ALL over you!” And it was. The heat emanating from my body was so intense I felt like I would spontaneously combust.

One of the results I have had from being a recipient of so much healing light is that I, too, have become a conduit for the light. This was recently acknowledged by a client of mine who received a healing from me without my conscious knowledge while I was in prayer Saturday night at The Little Chapel.

This client, Christine, is a healer herself.  On that night she was preparing for a friend to come over and receive a healing from her, but when her friend didn’t show up, she lay down on her massage table to receive the light instead. She relayed to me that as she did this, I came to her in spirit and gave her a healing that concentrated Holy Spirit throughout her body. It was a very palpable experience for her. Of course, I was in meditation at The Little Chapel praying for the miracle healings to occur the following day, unaware that they were also happening in the now for Christine. For me, this was a miracle, to have an intention to serve others and have it happen without my conscious awareness.

I have also noticed recently that there is an energy I work with now that is so strong and so palpable it makes my hands shake when it comes through me. This is especially noticeable when I am in the presence of Padre Paul. I believe we are all conduits of this Love, and there is nothing special about me. This energy is who we are, and we just need to be reminded of it. This is why I take people on spiritual journeys to witness and receive miracles. Of course,  miracles can happen anywhere and with anyone, because the Divine is everywhere.

Take a moment to open to the possibility of a miracle in your own life. When you do, you can expect a miracle. This is how it has been for me, so I know it can happen for you, too.

Blessings for Miracles in Your Life,

Jenai

Join me in this one-minute video meditation where you will learn to anchor in your Divine Self. Whether you are going through changes internally or externally, being centered in your true self is the way to navigate life with the most grace and alignment. As you use this simple, yet powerful, centering tool, notice the support, strength and peace you feel. This is who you really are!

Mary Magdalene walked the path to the Holy Mountain and I followed in her footsteps. I took this video so you can, too. Take a minute to drink in the Divine presence that permeates the mystical land of La Sainte Baume, France. Let it remind you that your light is within you just waiting to be ignited.

Mary Magdalene appeared to me and she showed me a light brighter than I had ever seen. She said, “Jenai you must step into this light.” The fear I felt was immense because I knew something would forever be burned away and yet, there was an intrinsic knowing that I was going home to the light within.

As you watch this one-minute video meditation, visualize merging with the light within you. Notice how your divinity is ignited in new and wonderful ways.

Prayer Channeled through Jenai from Mary Magdalene:
Come, Light of the Divine.
I call to you because I now know,
I am worthy of your love.
Your presence opens me to the greatness of I Am.
Your light enfolds me beyond all time and space.
In you, all seeking melts away and wholeness is now, me.
You and I merge in our sameness.
I serve the light of the I Am.
I know the face of love smiles upon me and you.
I give in to this grace.
And spread your light in my wake,
Leaving a trail of Love and Divine embodiment.
I walk with you.
I talk with you.
I give you thee,
You give me, Me.
Forever in Love,
I heed your footsteps as mine.
My Beloved.

My Self.

Amen

May Your Light Be Ignited,
 
Jenai

It’s easy to see God in a butterfly or in the beauty of a sunrise or in the eyes of a loved one. However, for me the question has been, can I see God in the things I don’t like, don’t revere and can’t find solace in? I know that to see God in all is to know God; for if we don’t embrace it all we are missing a part of God, and thus, a part of ourselves. My trip to Brazil to see John of God this year was about embracing the light, but also about finding the light in the darkness. More than ever before, I am being asked to see the Divine in places I have been unwilling to look for it until now.

As an example, one day on this trip I was riding my bike down the main street of Abadiania.  I was late for our group meeting, and in my haste I just threw my backpack into the basket of my bike. Pedaling as fast as I could, I didn’t notice a motorcycle pulling up very close to me. Before I realized what was happening, one of the two men on the motorbike pulled my backpack right out of my basket. Then the motorbike screeched away, and my bike fell over as I chased the motorbike on foot as fast as I could.  Running on autopilot, I yelled “Stop. Thief. Stop!” I don’t know what I was thinking chasing them, I must have watched too many episodes of wonder woman as a kid!  I mean, what would I have done if I had caught them?

Needless to say, when I realized the fruitlessness of chasing them I stopped, feeling completely helpless.  All I could think about was how all my most important possessions were in that backpack: my money, ID, credit cards, phone, journal and my favorite book that I had carried around for the past decade, not to mention some jewelry, clothing and my favorite hat. This was clearly an exercise in letting go, but it didn’t happen right away. I kept going over it in my mind, as if replaying what had happened again and again would make my backpack reappear. It didn’t.

A day and half later, I was sitting in current channeling healing energy with John of God when my mind cleared, and the fear and helplessness with it. However, what didn’t leave me were the eyes of that young man who took my bag. I could still see them as clearly as when he had looked right at me as I ran after him. When I really looked deeply, I could also see God in him. This shifted the dynamic between us from one of fear, to one of love. It taught me that there is always an opportunity to find God, even in the most challenging circumstances. Life is here to teach us this truth.

I know now that we can find God in anything if we’re willing to look. This awareness has the power to heal all loss. Loss is a human condition; as spirit however, we cannot lose what is true and real, but we can let go of what is not. Love can enter the places where we feel hurt, betrayed, and fearful, and when it does, we learn that what we believe we have lost can never really be taken from us.

For me, this awareness was the great gift I received on my journey to John of God this year. I hope it encourages you to find what is working and what isn’t working in your own life. Can you forgive those you feel wronged by? Most importantly, can you forgive yourself? I knew better than to carry $700 without tethering it to my person. Forgiveness was required for myself as well as for the young man who stole my backpack. When I gave it freely I could truly let go, and then I could begin to see God in all things.

If you’d like some support in forgiving, watch this video from a Sedona healing vortex.

If you’d like to tap into the healing energy from John of God, watch this one-minute meditation video.

If you’d like to really learn how to see the God in you, join me for a retreat in magical, Sedona where we will be focusing on awakening the Divine within, where everything you want is. Click here to learn more about the May 2017 retreat.

 



I just returned from Brazil where I basked in the light of the Divine sitting with John of God in meditation for many hours each day. The house I was staying in had this beautiful painting of Mary in it. I had actually met the painter many years ago in Brazil. She is no longer with us on the planet but she did tell me that the paintings were completely guided by the beings of light who actually appeared before her, and asked her to paint them. This particular painting was very appropriate for me as I was working on letting more of God’s light into my heart. Mary whispered in my ear, “God is revealed to us every time we are willing to see through the eyes of Love.”

“Seeing through the eyes of Love,” is so important when embarking on the spiritual path. As seekers we can often be so critical and hard on ourselves as we navigate the road to awakening. This is why I want to share with you a story that happened to me many years earlier on one of my visits to John of God.

During the same visit to see John of God, where I received what was the beginning of the Spirit Coach Method, I also received an important lesson about the transformation process itself. As I approached the house I was renting for my stay there, it seemed to be covered with little black bugs that I must say made my skin crawl. When I went inside this small house, I saw hovering in the middle of the kitchen a giant blue butterfly. It seemed to be welcoming me home. In that moment, I realized those little black bugs I had been afraid of were actually caterpillars on their way to becoming extraordinarily beautiful butterflies. This was a metaphor for my own spiritual growth process, one that we all eventually go through. Often, we look at ourselves in the transformation process and we see only what we don’t like instead of realizing we are in the process of transforming into the beautiful beings that we are-the result of which is revealing our unique beauty to the world.

A few days later, I was sitting in the orientation. A woman was seated directly in front of me, and I noticed there was a butterfly on her arm. It was a curious sight, as the orientation lasted about two hours and the butterfly did not leave her arm the entire time. When we were leaving, I asked her about it. She told me this butterfly had landed there a few hours ago and hadn’t moved since. Then she explained the butterfly had landed on the same place where she has cancer. She had come to John of God to heal it. She and I both knew that it was already being healed.

Ever since those experiences, I have seen butterflies as a symbol of God. Whenever I see them, I say, “Hello, God.” It is a reminder for me of the transformation we are all making to spirit, to our Divine selves. When we allow ourselves to make this shift to spirit, despite being uncomfortable and afraid, we emerge gloriously transformed, radiating more of our light into the world.

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