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2016 Year In Review (Early Edition)

“According to Vedanta, there are only two symptoms of enlightenment, just two indications that a transformation is taking place within you toward a higher consciousness. The first symptom is that you stop worrying. Things don't bother you anymore. You become light-hearted and full of joy. The second symptom is that you encounter more and more meaningful coincidences in your life, more and more synchronicities. And this accelerates to the point where you actually experience the miraculous.
― Deepak Chopra

Here we are one month before the end of a year that many will remember. Are you still with us?

The year started with significant energy. Most people were unaware that the energy of this year was going to hit them like a cannonball. Then it started with the explosion of Black Lives Matter and all the circumstances that surrounded those events. It shook quite a few people to their core. What has always been a reality for many in the black community rose to the surface for the whole w…

Spiritual Awakening: All Shook Up.

“Once the soul awakens, the search begins and you can never go back. From then on, you are inflamed with a special longing that will never again let you linger in the lowlands of complacency and partial fulfillment. The eternal makes you urgent. You are loath to let compromise or the threat of danger hold you back from striving toward the summit of fulfillment.”  ― John O'Donohue

All it takes is a gentle nudge, tiny shove or a powerful jolt and the first scales that are blinding you to the illusion falls away from your eyes. It could be something in your personal or professional life that is erupting. It could be an event outside of your Self and suddenly you notice something that seems really wrong. It is not that you were oblivious to certain things before. But this hits your core, throws you off balance and deeply affects you.

This year has been one where events are unfolding for the mere purpose of awakening you. Maybe it has to start externally for you to be triggered at the…