Be Joy by Cheryl Marlene

Be Joy

In each moment, be joy and the peace of you. Joy is Hell, YES! Joy is overwhelming alignment. Joy is quiet because there is no struggle. Joy is balanced with the motion of this moment. Joy is felt body, mind, heart, and soul. Joy is you. Joy in your being. Joy illuminating your becoming. Be …

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The Secret of Letting Go of Stuff by Cheryl Marlene

The Secret of Letting Go of Stuff

A month ago, I gave up my garage. I have had a garage since I moved out 6 years ago. Over this period, I have whittled away at the stuff, letting go, slimming down. Three months ago, I changed garages and got rid of over half of the junk that had piled and, strangely, not …

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Despite the unknown, I can trust myself. by Cheryl Marlene

Despite the unknown, I can trust myself.

When trust is difficult, you will feel it necessary to try to anticipate or determine the future. In the effort to know, you will let go of this moment and pushed into the future, trying to get the future to give up her secrets. However, in this moment, the future exists in the unknown. The …

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Setting Intention as Spiritual Practice by Cheryl Marlene

Setting Intention as Spiritual Practice

All spiritual practice moves from and is supported by intention. This practice is a simple way to help yourself identify intention for yourself and your life. Following these steps is also a great way to take inventory of where you feel you are, what you want to let go, and where you would like to …

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Ego Mistake by Cheryl Marlene

Ego Mistake

Our ignorance comes from associating our true Self, our atman, with our individual mind-body psyche, our jiva-atman. In other words, we mistake our ego for the ultimate reality of Self. From The New Akashic Records, Strand 58 This article is part of the articles I have written on the personal aspects of growth through spiritual …

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Blessing: As an Instrument of Light by Cheryl Marlene

Blessing: As an Instrument of Light

I am an instrument of light. My soul’s resonance sends light into the universe for the goodness of all humankind. May my light bring healing and void hate. May my light energize the universal network, leaving a blanket of light and love. I am a vessel, a vessel of light. Illuminated by clear intention, genuine …

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Akashic Records Soul's Spiritual Practice Cheryl Marlene

Akashic Records: Soul’s Spiritual Practice

Is the Akashic Record Reading the best way to keep balance of self, and how is this different from other energy healing modalities? An Akashic Record Reading is a great way to find support and release.  It’s not the only way and it’s not the only support I seek for myself.  And it is the …

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What wonderful Will Show Up For You by Cheryl Marlene

What Wonderful Will Show Up For You?

Recently, I have been looking under my hood at the rumblings I hear when my mind thinks I’m otherwise occupied. I’m happy to report that everything seems to be in good working order. No ugly, leaky parts. Connections tight and loose as appropriate. Looks like the nightly hot tub jaunts are paying off and keeping …

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Driven by Overwhelming Emotion by Cheryl Marlene

Driven by Overwhelming Emotion

Is it natural despite awareness that we still tend to become overwhelmed by emotions? Yes.  There are just times where you get overwhelmed. It can be overwhelming in a joyful, loving, happy kind of way. It can be overwhelming in a sad, angry, frustrated kind of way. That’s a sign that you’re involved in your …

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Religion’s Spiritual Core

If spirituality is the understanding of soul and God, what is religion and culture?  Do religions have a core which is spiritual? This is the history of the world, of humanity, right?  There is a difference between spirituality and religion. Religion is an institution created by people and has a dogma and some ideas used …

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Ithaka Journey not Destination by Cheryl Marlene

Ithaka: Journey not Destination

Life is a journey not a destination.  Simple to say, not so simple to experience.  I want to get somewhere.  I want to know I have accomplished my goal.  All that gets translated into destination, a finish, a goal line, a point in the future when I know I will have arrived at whatever I …

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Being Human and Angry Yet Letting Go Cheryl Marlene

Being Human and Angry Yet Letting Go

Is it true that we are spiritual beings having human experience? Over the last couple thousands of years, that’s true. However, things are changing. We are starting to learn to live our lives from a point of integration between who we are spiritually and who we are physically. The belief has been that the deepest …

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The Illusion and Expectation of Standards by Cheryl Marlene

The Illusion & Expectation of Standards

There is no limit to the illusion and expectation of standards. Standards.  Standards of behavior.  Standards for perfection.  I have standards. The illusion of standards: the idea that whatever you do must be measured against inner standards to be evaluated and judged.  The problem is that these standards are often unconscious, not clearly defined, or …

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Trusting You is Trusting Me

Trusting You is Trusting Me

When I say I trust you, first what I am saying is I trust myself. Trust doesn’t begin with another. Trust begins inside, with who I am for me. Many personal experiences can create an inner story which negates your inner ability. Abuse, fear, pain, anger challenge my inner sense of veracity. Digging into my …

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Heart Scribing While Feeling Like a Failure by Cheryl Marlene

Heart Scribing While Feeling Like a Failure

Heart Scribing:  a deep look into your heart to create the space needed to deal with personal pain, fear, or sorrow.  A spiritual writing practice of your heart. In my life there been times when I have been very depressed and overwhelmed. I felt alone and unable to do anything but question myself especially the deeper parts of myself. …

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The Spiritual Practice of Peace as Connection by Cheryl Marlene

The Spiritual Practice of Peace as Connection

For me peace does not mean the end of conflict. For me peace is the ability to connect. I do not want a world where we all single-mindedly agree on each topic. How boring! For me peace comes in knowing that when conflict arises, we can talk with the person we are in conflict with …

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Destiny as Spiritual Journey by Cheryl Marlene

Destiny as Spiritual Journey

Destiny then is not just the course of our lives and the fortune or misfortune we encounter. Our lives are more than the fates chronicled in our individual tablets. Destiny springs from our own personal characteristics, who we are, our natural gifts, our abilities and talents, our intentions for this life. In the unique possibility …

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Ganesha and Obstacles by Cheryl Marlene

Ganesha and Obstacles

In Indian mythology, Ganesha, the elephant-headed god, is the remover of obstacles. Chanting his mantra, Om Gum Ganapatayei Namaha, can be a powerful practice for releasing obstacles of all kinds, both external and internal. The seed sound associated with Ganesha is GUM — and just this syllable can be repeated both to yourself and allowed …

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The Heat of Anger by Cheryl Marlene

The Heat of Anger

Anger comes when there is a dissonance between the realization of intention and the expected path of the intention. In other words, anger can emerge when what is expected is not what happens. All action happens within the infinite possibility of the infinite and eternal which is always way beyond what is known or can …

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Your Question is Your Question by Cheryl Marlene

Your Question is Your Question

Everything comes from the Akashic Records comes through intention. Within an Akashic Record Reading, questions are how intention is expressed. The question doesn’t need to be any more than “I have this issue and want to know more?” There are no right questions or wrong questions. Your question is your question. Information vs. ProcessThere is, …

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