The Dark Night of The Soul is a period of time when all our illusions are shattered and we are asked to live stripped away of all our attachments. It’s a grueling process that often feels cruel but it always opens us up at the end to greater light, a deeper faith, and a stronger confidence in ourselves. For eight years we’ve discussed The Dark Night–mine, yours and the collectives–and today I’d like to talk about what we’ve learned over the years about this mysterious but universal experience that I lovingly refer to as The Courage Moment. The Dark Night of My Soul Courage 2 Create was a blog born out of my own Dark Night (an experience I detail in my eBook, The Courage To Live.) A series of unfortunate events stripped me of everything I had: a job, a boyfriend, a possible graduate degree, my sanity. Until I was rendered to mere bones. I had nothing but my […]
What Is “The Love Stream”(A.K.A. Chi Energy) And How Do I Align Myself With It?
For over seven years on this blog we’ve talked about love: it’s power to heal, its power to guide us down the right path, its power to create what we wish to experience in this world, and its power to give us courage. Recall that Chi, prana, reiki, chakti, The Force are all just different words for love. Love is the cosmic force that binds us all into one interconnected being. God is love, we are all made of love, and to inhabit Chi, or The Love Stream, we must think, talk, and do loving things. To step out of The Love Stream means we are engaging in fear or hatred. This does damage to us and the collective and this is where karma is created. To heal karma, one must re-enter The Love Stream by way of loving thoughts, words and deeds to onesself and others. Today, I’d like us to review what we’ve learned about love over the years […]