AKA Shamanic Dismemberment, which is a significant spiritual event that I – and likely many readers – have experienced. Kundalini often initiates a deep shamanic journey by dismantling much of who and what we are… and
shoving nudging us toward our highest expression. The next post will be a deeper look into ‘dismemberment.’
art by Mara Brendt Friedman
(I love this image I found for this post! – Seems so “me” ;) Bless, Whitehawk
by Danielle LaRock
Going through life, we can forget who we are.
Maybe a little bit, or maybe a lot—sometimes so much so, we need a huge-ass wake up call to help us remember.
The latter is what happened to me.
I was trucking along (not-so-merrily) on my way to a “normal life.” I went to a good college, got a full scholarship to grad school, got accepted into the Presidential Management Fellows program, and then landed a climate change-related job that, on paper, sounded like I was saving the planet.
Except I felt like I had lost who I fundamentally was.
It wasn’t that the work I was doing wasn’t important; I just felt super disconnected, like I couldn’t tangibly see or feel how I was making a difference.
My relationship at the time was also intense. We really loved each other, but we were also both dealing with a situation that was largely out of our hands. You see, he had run into some legal trouble, and I was trying valiantly to figure out how the f*ck to save him.
Which is, of course, when my body went haywire. Continue reading