For as long as I can recall, in this lifetime anyhow, I have been exceptionally open minded in many, many ways, but had someone told me that I would be teaching a spiritual ascension related workshop starting in 2012, I would not have credited the statement with containing even the smallest possibility of truth. My analytical and logical left brain, which I was used to living in, had no framework to assimilate this statement. Here is my story.
I have been a lifelong information seeker and as such have studied a broad spectrum of topics ranging from the mystical to mathematical and everything in between. My interests include (but are not limited to) spirituality, finance, economics, religion, politics, alternative healing, geography, history, physics, humanities, astronomy, astrology, etc, etc….you get the picture.
Until I had my children in 2006, this was as far as I went, I just sought and learned, sought and learned and continued my quest. In 2004, I took what turned out to be an important step when I began Reiki treatments. I felt the energy move immediately and a new world opened. After my first attunement the speed of change escalated dramatically and I stepped over the line between thinking and suspecting to knowing, without a shadow of a doubt, that our world is far more then what we have been taught to believe. It is far less finite then we perceive with our 5 senses.
There is no undoing this shift once it occurs but the path I launched on would not be defined as smooth. After an unbelievably difficult few weeks in the summer of 2010, I walked into a new age bookstore with the intention to change. After several hours of asking the Universe for guidance as to what I needed and “feeling” which books were the hottest…..I left with a small stack, including Drunvalo’s Serpent of Light, and my relationship with the work of Drunvalo Melchizadek began. A couple of days later, while reading Drunvalo’s book, it occurred to me that I had to take a plane trip to somewhere over March equinox 2011. Between my demanding career and my family of 3 very, very young children, this was not a rational logical idea, far from it…..but I had no choice, I had to do it. Shortly thereafter, I was forwarded the link to a conference in Sedona, Arizona on this exact date and to my shock, the front page of the website announced Drunvalo as one of the featured speakers……….To make a long story short, I was going to Sedona.
While attending the Sedona gathering, I purchased the rest of Drunvalo’s books and as soon as I read the Flower of Life books, my left brain engaged and suddenly, for the first time in my life, I had both halves of my mind on the same page, how powerful the feeling was…….who knew it would shortly be replaced by my heart. After a several month struggle to find a Flower of Life or a Living in the Heart workshop I could attend…….to my shock, Ron LaPlace announced the first Awakening the Illuminated Heart workshop (the most current and complete presentation of Drunvalo’s life work) would be taught right here in Calgary, Alberta. The 4 days spent with Ron shifted my world again.
I now found myself possessed with the need to attend a 2 week teacher training in January 2012. As this is my busy, busy season at work, and my 3 children were all under school age, I told myself I could not go. After several sleepless nights, I filled out the application and sent it in, telling myself they were unlikely to accept me. Of course, a month later I learned I was accepted, and again tried to back out but I just could not accept that decision. Shortly thereafter I found myself leaving my children for 2 full weeks to attend the ATIH teachers training in Mexico. The surprises continued when I learned I was one of the attendees accepted to begin teaching this amazing body of work essentially immediately.
So here I am, living in the year 2012, and so very grateful and joyful to be able to reach out and offer this life changing workshop to all who ask. For me, it feels like this knowledge pulls everything together and makes it all make sense. While I still find myself “back in my head” more often then I would like. Each time I re-enter my heart, it is easier to stay there and the differences in how I perceive the world are dramatic.
I know that if every being on this planet were to suddenly live and create from the tiny space within their heart, all humanity’s “problems” would cease to exist. It is just this simple.