First of all, it seems like the overwhelming majority of you agree with my decision to make significant changes to the blog, the biggest being making it mostly video based. I think more and more people don’t like reading and prefer to watch things like YouTubes. Of course I still have transcripts to post, and that will take time to get through. Our next series is on God. Friday, I have a session with Emma. We’ll channel Joan Crawford (Mommy Dearest) and discuss North Korea, the upcoming solar eclipse, the opiate epidemic, the refugee crisis and the spiritual basis for general fatigue. (Although we might not get to all of it.) I’m going on my husband’s company trip next week, then to Norway the first two weeks of September, so I won’t be having many sessions then.
I’ve gotten some comments from members asking me to include transcripts with the videos because some prefer reading and some don’t have the Internet capacity to watch the videos. It’s very time-consuming though, often taking 2-3 hours a day. I’ll look into hiring someone to transcribe, but of course it all depends on how much it will cost. www.fiverr.com offers all sorts of services, most for 5$ but I’m sure it’ll be more than that! Suggestions?
Check this out: Blog member, Beth, shot this amazing footage of Erik playing with a flashlight. It was brightest when she asked him to show me some love. Click HERE to watch.
Before I talk about my sister, here’s a message from Emma regarding her upcoming CE event in Belgium. So far, people are coming from all over the world to participate. Want an Erik hug? Sign up!
Hey guys, I just wanted to remind you all of our upcoming Channeling Erik event in Belgium on September 9th 2017. Ticket sales will end on August 25th so if you are interested to join Erik, Kari Mena and myself on this fucking spiritual kickass day as Erik calls it then please go to my website on www.emanuellemcintosh.com for more information. The price is 65 euro’s , lunch included. See you all there, much love and light, Emanuelle.
And now for my sister, Teri. She’s the eldest of us four girls. I’m the second oldest (just by 10 months,) then Laura is 10 months younger than me and my deceased sister, Denise, is 6 years younger than me.
My sister, Teri, lives in Topanga, California, and we’re very close. She’s my soul sister, and she’s very spiritual. I’ve learned a lot from her. Recently, she was given a daily assignment of self-portraits, and here are two of assignments, the first where she discusses that day when her nephew, Erik died.
Self Portrait 8
Loss and Grief
I was visiting my sister in October 2009 when her son, Erik–my nephew–shot himself.
I was the last person to see him alive.
I was so consumed with helping my sister and her family that at first, I didn’t allow myself to feel anything. I busied myself with the police, cleaning service, funeral service, caskets, headstone, viewings, food, notifying friends and family members.
Finally, on day three, when most everything was taken care of, I completely fell apart in front of everyone. Waves of grief pulsed through me as they looked on in shock.
I couldn’t help but think: what if I lost my daughter? And yet—I will lose her.
And now, the relentless frailty of my body, unfolding as death. An impossible nothingness. There will be a time when I will not be around to love her, to bear witness to her beautiful, mysterious life. So much love.
Where will all my love for her go? Will it stay with her, migrate into her cells, even though I won’t be here to give it? Is it even “mine” to give?
I have no idea what this image is about or how it’s related to this. I just followed where I was being led.
Self Portrait 4
There are a few symbols that appear over and over again in my art. Bird nests and bones are two of my favorites. The other day I found this bird nest with the skeletons of four baby birds, mouths wide open. For me, it was a potent symbol of life and death as not separate, but one.
Last but not least, I think we should all participate, as a collective, in a guided meditation during the upcoming solar eclipse Monday. This one was suggested by Nora Young and concentrates on healing a planet in chaos and pain. Click HERE to check out all the details including the times according to your time zone. Here’s the audio of the guided meditation:
Here’s last night’s radio show if you missed it. It. Was. Awesome!