Here in the Dark

Here I sit in the dark.

The sun has set and the only light is from my computer screen.

I am here, now, feeling the edge of my new life emerging from the unknown and the unexpected.

Love fills my heart and I am full of light from the love of friends and family and the unknown motion of All That Is.

Love is with me here in the dark, lighting my path, emerging in the notion of connection and expression of deeply held notes of joy and peace.

This is my home, this darkness where I feel the essence of me blooming like the evening cactus.

The moon is my companion and the stars reflect many journeys and many possibilities to travel in a moment across light years of experience.

Even in the darkest dark, my heart lights my body and soul to step forward, to take the next step, to take the path of uncertainty, to find the assurance of an open heart ready to learn and be.

In the dark is being, branching into each moment focused on its experience of being — which at a higher view is a continual becoming.

Awareness comes and melts into one moment followed by the next.

My, oh my, oh my! In the dark I see a me I don’t see by day.

And I find that I am at peace, ready for bed, excited for what the light of the next day may bring.

Cycling again into the dark.

Peace, my friend. Peace.


A lot of my writing just comes in the moment. I feel an urge rise to put pen to paper. No outline. Not much forethought. Out the words come, all on their own. For me its always an act of mindfulness. A mindful moment.

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A mystic, futurist, and trailblazer in spiritual consciousness and the Akashic Records, Cheryl is unafraid of the tough, the raw, and the real aspects of doing deep work.

Cheryl has expanded the collective understanding of the Akashic Records beyond the outdated myths of yesterday into a dynamic healing spiritual practice of divine and human consciousness. She consults in the Akashic Records with clients around the world through one-on-one sessions, extensive research, and future-driven, strategic business development.

Cheryl’s clients and students know her as a relatable, funny, everyday person who loves red dresses, urban fantasy books, and skinny margaritas. When she is not hard at work on her next book, she is on the hiking trail listening to the beauty of nature and the heartbeat of the mountain.

Through her journey, she has distilled her intention for life to these seven words: BELIEVE. Laugh. Learn. Love. Be. Become. Always.