Guiding Light Psychic Tarot Readings

TJ Higgs - Psychic Medium Healing Singing Bowls Courses on the go. Holistic and Spiritual CoursesDistant learning. Alternative spiritual therapies Psychic Workshops Alex Lovelock Medium Elizabeth Francis - Psychic Medium Lorrain Violet Moon Kim Barden Hypnotherapy BWRT Spiritual Energetics
An Evening of Mediumship with Sue Hind
Date: 18-Oct-2019 7:30 PM

Visit Site
Address: Hoveton Village Hall, 30 Stalham Road, Norwich, Norfolk. NR12 8DU, NR12 8DU, United Kingdom
Pendulum Dowsing Workshop
Date: 19-Oct-2019 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: ThetfordIP24 3AU, IP24 3AU, United Kingdom
EFT Levels Combined 1&2 Practitioner Course
Date: 22-Nov-2019 9:45 AM

Visit Site
Address: venue details on booking form, IP24 3AU, United Kingdom
Norwich Mind, Body & Spirit Fair
Date: 07-Mar-2020 9:00 AM

Address: The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich,, NR2 1TF, United Kingdom
An Evening of Mediumship with Sue Hind
Date: 16-Oct-2019 7:30 PM

Visit Site
Address: Rustons Sports & Social Club, Newark Rd, LINCOLN, LN6 8RN, LN6 8SA, United Kingdom
Introduction to Animal Communication
Date: 22-Oct-2019 7:30 PM

Visit Site
Address: Online, CO2 7SH, United Kingdom
Sound Meditation Evening - SPALDING BOSTON
Date: 10-Nov-2019 7:15 PM

Visit Site
Address: Moulton Seas End Village Hall, Seas End Road, Moulton Seas End, Spalding, UK, PE12 6LE, United Kingdom
Sound Meditation Evening - Lincolnshire
Date: 20-Nov-2019 7:15 PM

Visit Site
Address: New Waltham Village Hall, New Waltham, Grimsby, UK, DN36 4QJ, United Kingdom
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Weeley
Date: 07-Dec-2019 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Weeley Village Hall clacton rd Weeley Nr Clacton on Sea Essex, CO16 9DH, United Kingdom
LIVING THE LAW OF ATTRACTION RETREAT BALI
Date: 18-Oct-2019 2:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: Narasoma Retreat Centre,Jalan Monkey Forest,Gang Beji No 35,Ubud 80571,Bali, Indonesia, 80571, Indonesia
The Inner Vision: Self Development Retreat 2019
Date: 19-Oct-2019 9:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: The Grand, The Leas, Folkestone, UK, CT20 2LR, United Kingdom
Iridology and Naturopathy Symposium
Date: 19-Oct-2019 9:30 AM

Visit Site
Address: YMCA Indian Hotel/Hostel Conference Centre, 41 Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T 6AQ, W1T 6AQ, United Kingdom
Akasha Yoga, Moving Meditation Prajna Akasagarbha - Leigh Buddhist Centre
Date: 19-Oct-2019 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: 879 London Road, Southend-on-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 9SZ, UK, SS0 9SZ, United Kingdom
Colchester Mind Body Spirit Festival
Date: 19-Oct-2019 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Marks Tey Parish HallOld London RoadMarks TeyColchesterEssex, CO6 1EJ, United Kingdom
CHESTER HEALTHHEALING&WELLBEING FESTIVAL 19 & 20 October 2019
Date: 19-Oct-2019 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Chester Racecourse, The Pavilion, Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LY, CH1 2LY, United Kingdom
Glastonbury Fairy Workshop with Karen Kay
Date: 19-Oct-2019 2:30 PM

Visit Site
Address: Glastonbury Town Hall, Magdalene St, Glastonbury, Somerset UK, BA6 9EW, United Kingdom
Vibrational QiGong - Leigh Buddhist Centre
Date: 22-Oct-2019 7:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: 879 London Road, Southend-on-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 9SZ, UK, SS0 9SZ, United Kingdom
Autumn Gentle Yoga & Wellness Retreat
Date: 25-Oct-2019 3:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: EX37 9BJ, EX37 9BJ, United Kingdom
Energy Trinity Weekend
Date: 25-Oct-2019 4:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: Royal Norfolk Hotel, The Esplanade, Bognor Regis, West Sussex,, PO21 2AQ, United Kingdom
Nantwich Civic Hall Mind Body Spirit Event 26th October 2019
Date: 26-Oct-2019 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Beam Street, Nantwich, UK, CW5 5LY, United Kingdom
Nantwich Mind Body Spirit Event – 26th & 27th October 2019
Date: 26-Oct-2019 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Nantwich Civic Hall, Market Street, Nantwich CW5 5NH, UK, CW5 5DG, United Kingdom
Body & Soul Fayre
Date: 26-Oct-2019 11:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall2 Sauchiehall Street GLASGOW, G1 2FF, United Kingdom
Dorking Mind, Body & Soul Show - 28th October 2018
Date: 27-Oct-2019 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Denbies Wine Estate, London Road, Dorking, UK, RH10, United Kingdom
Angelic Reiki 1st & 2nd Degree
Date: 01-Nov-2019 6:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: 99 Snydale Road Cudworth, S72 8LH, United Kingdom
Divine Feminine in Egypt November 2019
Date: 06-Nov-2019 2:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: Achti ResortAl Awameya, P.O. Box 43, Luxor, 83951, Egypt, 83951, Egypt
Confessions of a Hypnotist - Secrets of NLP Hypnotherapy & Mind Therapy Hypnotism
Date: 09-Nov-2019 9:30 AM

Visit Site
Address: The Clayton Airport Hotel Stockhole Lane, Clonshagh, Dublin Airport, Co. Dublin, K67 X3H5, Ireland, K67 X3H5, Ireland
7th BRITISH CONGRESS MEDICINE SPIRITUALITY
Date: 09-Nov-2019 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Road, Baker Street, NW1 6XT, London, NW1 6XT, United Kingdom
Sound Meditation Evening - LEICESTERSHIRE
Date: 11-Nov-2019 7:15 PM

Visit Site
Address: Turville Memorial Hall (Husbands Bosworth Village Hall), Husbands Bosworth, Lutterworth, UK, LE17, United Kingdom
Sound Meditation Evening - Durham
Date: 12-Nov-2019 7:15 PM

Visit Site
Address: Shadforth Village Hall, South Side, Durham, DH6 1NS, DH6 1LP, United Kingdom
Sound Meditation Evening - KNARESBOROUGH
Date: 14-Nov-2019 7:15 PM

Visit Site
Address: Staveley and Copgrove Village Hall, Main Street, Knaresborough, HG5 9LD, HG5 9NJ, United Kingdom
Future Life Progression Practitioner Training
Date: 15-Nov-2019 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Clarendon Hotel Montpelier Row, London, UK, SE3 0RW, United Kingdom
Mind Body Spirit Fayre
Date: 16-Nov-2019 10:00 AM

Address: The Linden Hall, Lyndhurst Community Centre, Lyndhurst Car Park, Hants. SO43 7NY, SO43 7NY, United Kingdom
Sound Meditation Evening - LATE SESSION SOUTH SHIELDS
Date: 16-Nov-2019 7:45 PM

Visit Site
Address: Sutton Hall 210-212 Prince Edward Road South Shields Tyne & Wear , , United Kingdom
Lighting up the Earths Crystals with Tim Whild & Rosemary Stephenson
Date: 17-Nov-2019 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Cedar Court Hotel Harrogate, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, Park Parade, Harrogate, UK, HG1 5RQ, United Kingdom
Spirit of the wolf fayre
Date: 17-Nov-2019 11:00 AM

Address: The manor house golf clubCastle combe chippenham wiltshire, SN14 7JN, United Kingdom
Sound Meditation Evening - HARTLEPOOL
Date: 17-Nov-2019 7:15 PM

Visit Site
Address: Hart Village Hall, Front Street, Hartlepool, UK, TS27 3AW, United Kingdom
Sound Meditation Evening - Newton Aycliffe/Barnard Castle
Date: 18-Nov-2019 8:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: Middridge Village Hall, Walker's Lane, Middridge, Newton Aycliffe, UK, DL5 7JN, United Kingdom
Sound Meditation Evening - Wakefield/Dewsbury/Barnsley
Date: 19-Nov-2019 7:15 PM

Visit Site
Address: Netherton Village Hall, Netherton, Wakefield, UK, WF4 4LR, United Kingdom
The Shamanic Journey
Date: 23-Nov-2019 9:30 AM

Visit Site
Address: D-Day Memorial Hall, Southwick, Fareham, PO17 6EB, United Kingdom
The Powerful Freedom of Choice
Date: 23-Nov-2019 9:30 AM

Visit Site
Address: The Tower TheatreNorth Rd, Folkestone CT20 3HL, CT20 3HL, United Kingdom
Worldwide Live Online Mind, Body & Spirit Event
Date: 23-Nov-2019 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: London, UK, WC2N 5DU, United Kingdom
Retreat to Holy Land and Petra, Jordan
Date: 11-Dec-2019 8:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: London, UK, WC2N 5DU, United Kingdom
ANGELIC REIKI LEVEL 1 & 2 PRACTITIONERS TRAINING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE
Date: 12-Feb-2020 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: OTLEY ROAD Otley Road, Leeds, UK, LS6 2UE, United Kingdom
Mind Body & Soul Fair - 18th/19th (20th Year)
Date: 18-Apr-2020 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: The Rufus Centre, Steppingley Road, Flitwick, Bedford, UK, MK45 1AH, United Kingdom
Free ONLINE Angel Healing Course (includes recognized accredited certificate)
Date: 31-Jul-2020 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Global Online, M2, United Kingdom

International Version
Select County

Norfolk Local Business Advert - Local Top Ann Sinclair - Psychic Reading Spiritual Readings Book this slot - SM12 IPHM Side - Therapists Accrediation Spiritual Events UK - Psychics For Hire Theta Healing Academy Psychic Paula VgoriPsychic Paula Vgori Angel Cloud - Psychic Medium SMALL 12 Book SM22 Book Here - SM23 MBS Web Design - Mind Body Soul Gathering of Minds Peaceful LivingLuna Chakra and Aura Certified Course Pauline Clairvoyant Medium Book this spot (SM29)






[ View My Events ]
  +Add Event +Add Article +Add Classified +Add To Directory
Search
Psychic Readings from Spirit Guides, Career, Money, Life

Oysters Unite!

By:Jack Schimmelman
Date: Sat,25 May 2013
Submitter:Jack Schimmelman
Views:10168

View Related

Peck, peck, peck! Says the Woodpecker. Peck, peck, peck! I will peck your head until you let the light in. And so it goes.

I thank God for this woodpecker who has been furiously pecking at my head, especially these last five years. When I first became chronically ill more than 5 years ago, I cursed the doctor who had caused my illness. I cursed everyone. What I did not do is understand the toxic choices I had made throughout my life that helped put me in such a vulnerable position. I did not acknowledge the role my anger had in my apparent demise; anger at a past I could not change.

I was scared. Told by doctors that I was going to die in a short amount of time did not ease my angst. I was annoyed with my partner for being so worried and protective. I did not want to be a sick person, incapacitated. I had been healthy my entire life with a strong body. I could do anything, even as I was mired in middle age. But that woodpecker flew onto my beak and told me otherwise. At first, I swatted. Go away! Let me be in peace! I was anything but peaceful.

Peck, peck, peck! Let the light in. It was constant. I almost died twice during these past three years. My partner panicked and gave up on me. Our relationship ended suddenly and painfully. Stripped of everything, including my dignity, in constant pain, I scrambled to my former home, Martha’s Vineyard, whose beauty I hoped would heal me. Unexpectedly, friends far and near helped with this transition. Without them, I might have died. My life began to reveal its light.

And now, that woodpecker’s work is almost complete. Today, I thank God for allowing me to be so ill. For it is my illness that has taught me life’s most valued lessons. Being incapacitated has forced me to plumb the depths and heights of my humanity. And dive I did. I don’t know if I hit bottom, but three years ago when I was in the ICU knowing that I was dying and starting to leave my body, I decided in that instant that I still had more life to experience. Why? Because I am a slow learner and life is a master teacher. I touch my soul today and compose a smile. I walk on this earth happy. Sometimes I even tune to the brilliant music that is this exquisite island. More and more I am happy. And that is the key to recovery. But it is not something you can will into your life. There is no technique that can make you happy. No mantra. No shortcut. You work on it in mysterious ways. You labor in a painful vineyard never knowing if your ground will produce sweetness. Why does one endure? For me, it isn’t a choice. During these days of tremor, I compare myself to a wounded dog. When I see dogs seriously injured, I marvel at how they continue to live; how they walk, breathe and play. They are my inspiration. I sit with nature and know that I, too, can regenerate my cells. When every doctor is telling you that regeneration is impossible, it is not easy to keep one’s faith.

I have learned to love. I have earned an advance degree in loving myself unconditionally. This allows me to love others in the same way. Once on a sunny day, when she was 7 years old, my daughter and I were walking together in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, when she turned to me and said, “My heart is very big.” When I asked why is that, she told me, “Because I love so many people. I love you, mommy, my friends, my teachers . . . .” Her list grew. It took a while. To this day in her 20th year and a cancer survivor, she still says the same thing in many different ways. She is my inspiration. It isn’t her prodigious accomplishments at such a young age that make me proud. It is her heart. She is grand. Her soul emits a golden light to which everyone who meets her is drawn.

Life has been good to me. My painful illness has granted me moments of grace. I am eternally grateful. I seem to be recovering. I am definitely healing. I make healthy choices. Baba Ram Dass once said that there is a difference between healing and recovering. You can heal yourself, but not always recover from physical ailments. What I am learning is that healing is enough. Recovery is nice, but not absolutely necessary.

I am learning to live with my childhood trauma. The little boy who lives inside me is beginning to inhale light. The woodpecker has done a good job. I suspect he will stick around a while and my head will be hurting for the foreseeable future.

Sometimes I wish I had appreciated the years of a robust physicality. I wish I understood then what a gift that was. Well, it doesn’t quite matter, does it? Our journeys are now. Our love grows through the art of living. A wise teacher once told me that our souls are like an oyster’s pearl. An oyster makes a pearl when a foreign substance (such as a grain of sand) inserts itself between the shell and mantle that lines the shell. Sensing an irritant the oyster tries to rid itself of the irritant thereby creating constant friction, rubbing. Out of this struggle does a pearl appear. I have battled through many conflicts, both real and imagined. Out of my life’s constant friction my soul evolves. The pearl is born. I am shining it, loving it, knowing its inevitable appearance is already born in the ether of my longing.

I do not wish such a painful journey on anybody. But if you find yourself in similar circumstances, I send you love and assure you that you are not lost. Although you may feel hopeless, frightened, I say you are exactly where you need to be and there is one indestructible element that resides in you. That is your heart, your eternal soul. We may agonize, die in poverty or worse; that we cannot control. What we can do is choose how to live. I have made my choice. I am in the exact place I need to be. I invite all of you oysters furiously fighting your way through life to join me.

Oysters unite! We have nothing to lose but our shells!
Like This? (Click Me)
 Be the first person to like this
 Known Humans have read this.
Post a Comment   View Comments(0)
Did you enjoy this article? why not let us know.

Visit website for more info:
www.huffingtonpost.com/jack-schimmelman/








Share Page with Friends EmailBookmark and Share
Contact Me Contact Me
Request Delete/Amendment Request Amendment
Digg this article!
Delicious! Add this article to Del.icio.us!
Discuss Article on TheSpiritGuidesNetwork.co.uk Discuss Article on TheSpiritGuidesNetwork.co.uk

Post Article:
Submit Your Own Article

Leave a Comment

 

  
   
 


  


Enter the numbers shown above:

Comments

Copyright 2006-2013 TheSpiritGuides.co.uk
Tel: 07967 595893
A Mind Body Soul Directory and Spiritual Knowledge Site. Dedicated to Brenda Smith and all spiritual seekers out there.
0