The Angels remind us to shore up our defenses, for they will be needed one day. Eat good foods, focus on healthy and regular self care, exercise, let loved ones know they’re important, do creative work, be lazy sometimes, so that when the time comes that our reserves are rocked to the core, a foundation of love and support is already in place.
As Awakening Angels, we are unlike any others. We feel deeper, see deeper, and experience life deeper than most. We feel the weight of the world on our shoulders, and because of that, we’ve lived most of our lives serving the needs of those around us, often neglecting our own needs in the process.
And still, that small voice inside, the one that reminds us that we have a purpose, never leaves our side, no matter how overwhelmed or out of sorts we get, no matter how much we ignore it.
I know, because I’ve been where you are.
I lost my mom when I was 27, after eight years of illness, and I never really took the time to grieve or heal from that great loss. I simply went on with life. I got married, had children, and completely ignored my own self care for many years. As a result, I struggled with chronic stress and illness which left me nearly debilitated in my 30s. At my lowest point, I thought that struggle and overwhelm was my fate, that I was destined to simply survive whatever the world threw at me.
But in those quiet moments, when I was truly honest with myself, I knew deep down that this wasn’t the life I was supposed to live. That I was here to do more than struggle. And I wanted so badly to feel better that I could no longer accept my “fate”. So, I spent the last several years cultivating tools to help me heal from my past, balance my life, and connect with my inner guidance: my soul, my higher self, and most especially my angels.
Last year, at the urging of my angels, I finally published my first book, The Angel Inside: Inspiration to Connect with Your Inner Guidance. Ironically, I fought the guidance I was receiving, doing everything I could to avoid writing this book. However, angels can be persistent; they know when something is needed in this world. And they know who needs to bring it to life.
What I would have given during my own time of awakening and healing to have had a group of heart-centered, awakening women to help support and inspire me, to help me not feel so alone, to ensure me I wasn’t actually crazy, to hold my hand as I followed my path. To hold space for me to grow in my spiritual awareness, help me identify areas which need healing and support and elevate my self-care practices, support me to explore the voice pushing me into something new to confront the blocks which seemed to hold me back.
At the urging of my angels, I now offer to you what I didn’t have then: Support. Inspiration. Compassion. Healing. Empowerment. Growth. Connection.
“When women come together and make a commitment to each other to be in a circle with a spiritual center, they are creating a vessel of healing and transformation for themselves, and vehicle for change in their world.”
~Jean Shinoda Bolen
Women have gathered in circles for centuries to connect, grow, develop, and heal. The power of circles is that we grow not only from our own work, but from bearing witness and holding space for the work of others. In circles, we are all equal. Our resources are multiplied, our support magnified.
In these times of unrest across the globe, the power of women coming together for spiritual development, self care, healing, and connection to inner guidance cannot be understated. The world desperately needs healing and the best way to go about this is for women to first work on themselves, creating a global ripple effect of awakening, fierce compassion, and holistic service.
Women participating in the Awakening Angels Circle will work together to explore powerful topics such as:
- Safety, Security, and Trust
- Worthiness and Openness to Change
- Self-Care and Self-Compassion
- Speaking and Living Your Truth
- Seeing New Ways to Move Forward
- Connection to Self and Spirit
For more details on each of these topics, visit A Spirit Led Life.
Now is the Time…
Now is the time for you to reclaim self-nurturing, shift your energy, and heal your wounds.
Now is the time for you to dig deep into your inner knowing and get reconnected with the truth of who you are and why you’re here.
Now is the time for you to awaken and heal, so you can safely and confidently help to deliver the world into a more awakened existence.
Now is the time for you to:
- Learn to trust your inner guidance and ask for Divine assistance regularly
- Explore, connect, and evolve on your personal spiritual path
- Cultivate greater self-love and self-healing
- Receive support and encouragement for your healing and growth
- Share ideas and resources
- Receive clarity around perceived blocks
- Be held accountable for changes and commitments
- Experience authentic connection with other like-minded women
If you feel that calling within, and you feel led to seek support on your path, I invite you to keep reading and learn more about this small and exclusive circle of women.
Awakening Angels Circle is a unique and exclusive monthly offering for 8 women who wish to enhance self-care for body, mind, and spirit, grow their resources and support for self-healing and spiritual awareness, and connect to their inner guidance encircled by the safety and sacred space of other soul-centered women.
While the exact structure may change from session to session in support of the women present, each session will include:
- Opening and Connection
- Member Check-in
- Group Support
- Guided Meditation
- Spirit Journaling
- Individual Goal Setting
The next circle starts May 27, 10am-noon (location TBD). We’ll continue to meet the last Saturday of the month, with consideration for holidays and other scheduling conflicts as they arise.
Cost and Commitment
Because growing inner guidance and building confidence and trust in ourselves and others takes both patience and persistence, all group members must agree to regular attendance for at least six months. You may attend one circle to ensure it’s a fit. Afterwards, a commitment is expected. You may pay monthly ($39/month) or pay for six months in full and receive a discount ($210 – save $24).
As a bonus for joining the circle, all participants will receive:
- The Angel Inside: Inspiration to Connect with Your Inner Guidance (Kindle download). Receive a downloadable version of my inspirational guide to connecting with the inner guidance from your angels. Readable via a free downloadable Kindle e-reader if you don’t have a Kindle device.
- Soul Journal (PDF download). Receive a custom journal to guide and complement your soul journey.
- Chakra Balancing and Connection (distance). I will assess and clear each one of your chakras, as well as your energy field. I’ll take notes and share any intuitive feedback I may receive to support your growth and healing.
Questions? Ready to join?
Due to the nature of spiritual development, it is imperative that the circle remain small and that all members are committed to their ongoing own growth and to supporting the growth of others. For that reason, I speak with each potential member prior to joining the group, to ensure it is a good fit for everyone with respect to personalities, goals, interests, etc. If you would like to inquire more about the circle, click the link below!
Please note that this currently this is a local offering (Louisville, KY area). I plan to make this a virtual offering in the near future. Stay tuned!
Ashley Barnes stopped to talk with me about her blog, her writing and A Spirit Led Life.org as well as her blog A Spirit Led Life here on WordPress where she supports and inspires women to heal body, mind, and spirit, develop a connection to their inner guidance, and lead a more Spirit Led Life. […]
The angels want you to be supportive & non-judgmental of other people’s beliefs & values, but also to seek like-minded friends & acquaintances who support & lift you up without judgment. We all need a sacred space held just for us to explore who we are.
What do you reach for during challenging times? Rituals from your faith tradition? Prayer? Meditation? Time in nature? Supportive friends & family? Sacred circles? All these are touchstones that you can utilize to see you through difficult situations & help you remember that you are never alone.
What would most support you today? Take a deep breath. Hold it. Release it slowly. Notice how you feel in your body. Now ask again, what would most support you? Commit now to getting what you need today.