Moonrise 13Moon Digital Magazine Volume 1, Number 8 - September 13, 2015 - Page 27

n Every so often, it’s important to check in and get a spiritual gut check on how far you’ve come on your journey. Whether you believe or not, there are beings in the higher realms who watch over us and ocassionally nudge us along - especially when we go far afield. Ultimately, their goal is that we are able to live freely and with all the concious wisdom and interconnectedness available in the higher realms. That being said, this particular meditation is a powerful one to help you check in with Archangel Uriel – the keeper of mystical secretes and wisdom. Connecting with one of the Archangels is a powerful experience. Before starting, you want to make sure you are in a quiet and comfortable place. If you are sitting up, make sure your spine is straight. If you need to lie down, do so with your knees bent to prevent stiffness in your back from interrupting your session. Turn off the phone, dim any lights and get rid of anything else that may distract you. Make sure you will not be disturbed for at least 30 minutes and that your surroundings will remain serene and peaceful. Begin by taking in several deep cleansing breaths. Feel the cool, clean air as it enters your body and flows deep into your lungs. This is fundamental to quieting your mind and getting rid of ego distractions. Focus only on the sensation of your breathing as it enters and leaves your body. Concentrate on the sound of my voice and your breathing… let everything else fall away. If you get distracted, tell those thoughts they are not important and you can think about them at some other time. Return again to focus on your breathing… in…and… out. Pull the breath in as far as you can – all the way down into your belly so it refreshes and nourishes your entire body. Exhale and force the warm air from your lungs, taking with it all the waste products your body needs to shed. Now begin focusing on each part of your body working from the top down. Beginning with your head, start relaxing the muscles in your face…let the strain and stress drain away. Feel them flow down your neck and shoulders, through your arms, trunk and down your legs. Finally, release all the accumulated tension into Mother Earth where it can be Continued on next page Moonrise September 2015 Page 27