Just being me and hoping to inspire you, from my light to yours…

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I am working on my short story today and thought it would be nice to get some feedback. Positive comments and criticism are equally welcomed.

Here is the sample of writing. I invite you to read it and let me know your thoughts– does it intrigue you or hook you and would you keep reading the story?

Thanks bunches!!!

Short Story Snippet:

It was the middle of summer, sometime in July, when I had a waking dream about my Grandmother’s land. As a child I would frequent her home along with my mother and younger brother. It was during these same summer months years ago that I had connected to her land, the same place that I now found myself slipping through in a dream as I slept in the comfort of my own home, with my own family, and on my own land. Something was wanting for me to return there and connect again.

As my consciousness opened through the dreamscape I was brought back to this place of being that I knew quite well. I was back in the magic and the spirit of Grandma’s vegetable garden. As a child I never really put too much thought into understanding or appreciating the land that was my Grandmother’s. It was always just there. The hill that rolled down a grassy slope of earth and gave home to the orchard of apple, cherry, apricot, peach, and plum. The large black walnut tree that dropped curious green balls every September or the little raspberry plant stationed nearby that produced peculiar orange colored berries that I could never resist. My grandmother was sweet and attentive to her land, and I wish I had taken more of that in as a child. But sometimes not all things are understood or appreciated. Just experienced. And as a child I was inwardly caught up in experiencing myself vs. experiencing the world. Aware of the single moments of consecutiveness and less aware of how it all tied together and that there was indeed more to be aware of in the world but also on that land of my Grandmother.

So, I found myself awake in the dream and standing at the edge of Grandma’s garden. My toes just touching the deep earth that was home to so much here and that first row of vegetables I now noticed sprawling before me. The dark green of their leaves moving almost as if in words to say through the gentle garden air, “There’s more life to be shared.”

Last night I got the unique opportunity to take my children to a sacred drumming ceremony. It was in honor of the 8th Anniversary of the World Drum. The World Drum was created in Norway in 2006 and has been travelling across the world to many countries and many people uniting our sacred tie as human beings with one beat, the heart beat of the Earth. Its focus is on Peace and Environmental Issues.

My night wasn’t going so well. My daughter did not nap at preschool and was very crabby and my son too seemed to not be in a pleasant mood. I had wanted to take them out for a walk somewhere, take them to dinner, and then meet at the location of the World Drum event at 6:00pm for the ceremony. But, as often happens with children in your life, plans changed quickly based on the current condition of the child. I needed to bend to accommodate them and not take them out and about and potentially stretch them even further emotionally. So we stayed home, made dinner at home, and unfortunately the crabbiness continued. There were several points where I felt like just forgetting going to the World Drum event. But there was a piece of me that just wouldn’t let it go, I couldn’t get it out of my mind. So, I took the dare of this being a big mistake and brought my two crabby kids to the event in hopes that it would go well. I am so grateful that I did and was very thankful my children were peaceful for the experience– although who am I kidding, while in the presence of the World Drum how could one not feel peace.

My son Gavin happened to be holding the World Drum when it was time for the reading of the prayer. All other drums were silent as he alone got to beat the heart beat of Mother Earth on the World Drum during this very special moment in ceremony. It was very moving and I was very happy for this special opportunity given to him.

Here are a few pictures from our night: my children playing sacred flutes and Gavin with the World Drum.

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For more information on the world drum

http://www.eaglecondorfoundation.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=56&Itemid=63

Oh my have I been busy!

I teach a class on this coming Tuesday October 7th - Do It Yourself Energy Medicine. There’s still time to sign-up if you are interested (www.sccce.com).

I have also updated my website to include Testimonials and Resources.

I was so humbled to hear what people had to say about my work as an Energy Healing Practitioner.

If you are looking for your own Energy Healing Practitioner or want to try my services I encourage you to read the Testimonials and Contact Me.

My new location for business is in Hammond, Wisconsin – 1025 Davis St – inside Gilhousen Chiropractic BUT I also do long-distance sessions as well via phone or Skype.

Lastly, I want to share with you 2 NEW MEDITATIONS that I have created for your healing purposes. I think you’re going to love them! You can access them through my website http://www.Korinn.com or through the links below.

The Medicine of Self-Love Meditation

Love is a divine healing tool and self-love has a special medicinal property that aids your inner healing on many levels. I invite you to take 5 minutes for yourself and enjoy this healing meditation.
Click Here to listen

Chakra Healing Meditation

Chakras are a very important part of everyone’s energy system.
They are where the energy of your spirit transforms into the energy of your life.
Clearing your chakras and bringing them into balance can have a tremendous healing effect.
Enjoy this 10 minute meditation and feel the difference!
Click Here to listen

 

 

Trust and Follow

This morning I dreamt of a Bald Eagle. A symbol of spirit and of freedom. It was at eye level with me flying through the air. Its majestic head was so close as it looked back at me and said, “Follow me.”

There are so many changes going on right now in my life. I have just acquired a new place to work from as an Energy Healing Practitioner. I have been working on a Do It Yourself Energy Medicine class that I am teaching in a of couple weeks and am hoping to also turn it into an online e-course. And I am writing a short story that I will submit as a Kindle Single, with the hopes of it becoming a series. My working title is: Mystic Moments of Your Average Mom.

True to my form, I cannot just have one thing going at a time. This is why I am grateful for Eagle to have shown himself in my dreamscape. Even though yes, I have a lot on my plate, yes I am juggling several things amongst fitting in home life. And, yes it can seem overwhelming; if I let my mind go there. But Eagle is a beautiful messenger that tells me all is indeed in proper positioning and that no matter what challenges, time crunches, or hours needed to be put in I am indeed taking the right steps in securing my future. All I need to do is keep trusting that what I am doing is what is supposed to be done. Just trust and follow spirit.

I love the simplicity that it brings and the feeling that none of this has to be hard. Just trust and follow. I will know the steps to take when it is time to take them.

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I have been seeing SO many grasshoppers for like the past three weeks! Seriously just sitting outside on my patio I saw upwards of 10. So hello grasshopper I know you are trying to tell me something. ;-)

While outside in the glorious September sun I quieted my mind, connected to my team of spiritual guidance and asked, “What are the grasshoppers telling me?”

“You’re ready to jump. Jump to your state of being, being higher.” They went on to further lend their always welcome insight and told me, “It’s not about what you have to give up to be a higher stated being. It’s about focusing yourself within these things that already make you exceptional. Finding your flow there and opening the valve to express more of that. Like attracts like, so be like the like.”

I thought about this and thought about how sometimes, or maybe a lot of the time with certain things, I do get stuck focusing on what I need to eliminate in order to be better. A certain food, a certain issue with myself or another person, a certain feeling or emotion. But today I get that currently that’s the wrong perspective and that I can be more of what I want, and actually more of what I already am, by focusing on what is already exceptional and focusing less on eliminating what is not. Yes, of course I have heard this before, as I’m sure so have you, but today as another layer of development peels off, I guess I just get it with deeper understanding.

The grasshopper telling me to jump is not asking me to make any drastic changes. It means jump to a different way of being that is more in alignment with what I want in my life and who I am. And as I watched that quick little creature jump from one part of the patio to another I understood that it’s not that I’m on different ground. It’s just that I need to be able to see from a different perspective on the same ground. So thank you wise grasshopper. I think I will try. :-)

Things Change…

So I know it has been a long time since I last posted a blog. Between my last consistent Tuesday post and today I was halted by an unusable computer due to the hard drive breaking and needing replacement. And then honestly I just totally fell out of the habit of doing it. I feel ok about it all. I know things change and while I have spent a dedicated 2 years writing this weekly blog, and I so treasure your readership and allowing me to share my words with you, I have new ventures that need more of my attention.

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As you can see I have finally put up my car magnets and am working hard at building a clientele as an Energy Healing Practitioner. This is awesome! And I can hardly believe this is my life as I love this work I do! I am also working on the content for a Do It Yourself Energy Medicine class I will be teaching in early October and am pulling out my spiritual/paranormal memoir to get that going again. Plus, I think my biggest goal is to separate home life from work life. Up until this point they have been very blended. Working while the children were sleeping, or playing, or sometimes even zoned out on the technology. But what I really really want to establish is set working hours and be able to free up my time to be a totally present Mom with my family. That feels like a happy balance but unfortunately my blog will most likely be at the bottom of my work-list for awhile at least. This blog will most definitely still exist and I will continue to post but now it will just be random and not weekly. I hope you understand.

My “new way of life” started on Tuesday. In celebration of new beginnings I sent my kids off to school…

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I put my car magnets up…

I met with a fabulous client and had a great session…

I went and chopped off 11.5 inches of hair and donated to locks of love…

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And I felt like I stepped into a totally new way of being… me as a career woman doing Energy Medicine.

Freedom is what I feel!

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Thank you. Thank you. Thank you!

Until next time…

Peace to you,

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