spiritual alliances that you know exist for you
in the universe.
• See your physical body as blended into the
cosmos and as one with the universe and
your blocks as minor blips in the spirit world
and of minimal significance in your world.
• Address your blocks aloud as though they
are a presence with which you can see and
communicate. By personifying them, you
remove them from that nether world of the
subconscious and force them front and cen-
ter where you can overwhelm them with
your newfound self-assurance and personal
• Celebrate yourself and speak well of who you
are and what you are becoming.
• Thank the spirits and express gratitude for
their alliance with your better self.
There are many practices that will affirm your pow-
er over your blocks and all will strengthen your re-
solve and move you farther along in your spiritu-
al quest. Thomas Jefferson once wrote, “Do you
want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action
will delineate and define you.” As the spirits have
said to encourage us on our path, BE SEEN IN 2017.
There are many practices
that will affirm your power
over your blocks and all will
strengthen your resolve
and move you farther along
in your spiritual quest.
Thomas Jefferson once
wrote, “Do you want to know
who you are? Don’t ask. Act!
Action will delineate and
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If your blocks stand in
the way of your personal
fulfillment, choose the
practices that make your will
to succeed more true than
the false barriers that you
If your blocks stand in the way of your personal ful-
fillment, choose the practices that make your will
to succeed more true than the false barriers that
You may come to see your blocks as a test of your
willingness to become the person you were always
destined to be and, if so, let this sense of challenge
serve to prove your worthiness. Your emotional
state will move from one of doubt and hopeless-
ness to one of confidence and spiritual strength
when you see your success in mastering these chal-
lenges. Learn from these experiences, see yourself
as the master of your fate, and move forward.
Jan Engels-Smith is the
founder of LightSong
School of 21st Century
Shamanism and Energy
Medicine. She is the
author of Becoming
Yourself: The Journey
from Head to Heart,
which won the Reader’s
Choice Award, and Through the Rabbit Hole,
Explore and Experience the Shamanic Journey.
Her websites are www.lightsong.net and