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The Sacred Goddess – Care of the Temple, Part 2

Summer Recipe for Care of the Sacred Goddess Temple:


2 C. Wheat Couscous
2 TBSP. unsalted Butter
4 C. Filtered Water

2 Persian Cucumbers (Cubed).
¼ C. Red onions (Diced)
1 C. Garbanzo (rinsed)
1 C. Golden Raisins (Chopped)
½ C Sweet Peppers (Diced)
½ C. Sun Dried Tomatoes (Chopped)
Parsley (Chopped)

Olive Oil ( 1 C.)
1 Whole Lemon (Seeded)
Lemon Zest

Sea Salt and Black Pepper

Prep all of the above ingredients and set aside in a large bowl.

Whisk the Olive Oil and the Lemon together and season with salt and pepper.

In a pot – boil filtered water and butter.
Move pot away from the heat and add the Couscous – fluff with a fork.

Add the Couscous in the bowl of prepped vegetables and add the Oil dressing.

Season to taste. Eat at room temp or cool.

Weekly Detox for a Healthy Liver:

Celery and Parsley Juice:

1 Bunch Celery (rinsed, and chopped into chunks)
1 Bunch Parsley (rinsed and stems trimmed)
1 Lemon (seeded)

Place and run chopped Celery, and then Parsley in your juicer.
Place in Glass
Squeeze fresh Lemon


July 17, 2018No comments, , , , , body | healthy recipes | mind | sacred goddess | Spirit | summer recipes
The Sacred Goddess – Care of the Temple Part 1

This post is dedicated to my fellow goddess spiritual workers.

We are Divine beings, and therefore we have to take care of our Temple. Our bodies are intelligent systems that consist of trillions of cells that are responsible for the formation of tissue, nerves, bones or organs. AMAZING! We are bright and naturally soft but fierce, we are strong yet limber, and we can withstand any season. There is no simple solution but to honor your body, as it is part of the energetic plan as we adapt to the change that’s prevalent around us.

Let’s Get Real –

No offense but sometimes we get sucked into people’s mama drama. There is nothing worse but to feel caught up in your client’s life story, right? It happens. Sometimes we forget to do our essentials – clearing after each client. We think it’s tedious work and we end up paying the price. Here is a simple way to clear your space before your next session and credits go to my former Teacher, Dr. Carol Nicholson.

Take a few deep breaths before your next session for this short affirmation.

I AM the Light.
The Light is in me.
The Light Moves through me.
The Light Surrounds me.
The Light Protects me.
And so it is.

Drink a glass of water and allow new energies to integrate.

Work it!

What to wear? What to wear?

Approach your wardrobe with positivity, remember that your clothing and accessories are tools as well. Put your magic into the clothing you wear. Bring ‘Sassy’ into your style ladies and gents! Men-You can rock a pink shirt for sure! You can wear anything you want and your outfit for the day can entirely change the vibe in your environment as well, think about it.

Eat –

Foods that boost and are congruent with the seasons. For example – You wouldn’t want to eat hearty stews in the summer would you? Fall and Winter Season is not a time to deprive yourselves either. When, and if feasible for you, eat foods that go with the Seasons to prepare your body for the next Season.

For instance:
Summer – Increasing your protein intake, eat foods that cool the body like fruits and vegetables (Cucumbers, Lettuce, etc.)

Fall/ Winter – Hot Stew and hearty foods rich with root vegetables.

Springtime: Mother Nature smiles in the Spring. The first springtime crops are sold when the farmer’s markets open in the springtime, including Purple cabbage, Peas, Potatoes and many colorful varieties.

Always choose Organic.

Such as herbs in place of pre-made or pre-processed spices.

Here is a tip:

Flavor your oils with your favorite herbs – Always exercise caution when working with oils.

In a saucepan pour 2 cups of Vegetable Oil and add in your favorite herb (like Rosemary).
Set the stove setting to Medium-Low to blend in the flavors.
Cool your flavored oil and pour it into a favorite glass jar. Get creative; this can be used as a base recipe to create other oils.

Here is a tip on Oils:
The best Ayurvedic oil to use for cooking is Sesame Oil because of its natural health benefits, and it is easier to digest and metabolize in the liver. Sesame is a versatile oil that can also be used in salad dressings and a variety of dishes. Second Oil suggestion is Olive Oil.


Here is a gentle nudge that your body wants her Pure Clean Water back in her system to keep our healthy weight and to keep our cells humming away and to get rid of toxins. Start your day with a warm glass of water with a squeeze of half a lemon. Warm water is very detoxifying, especially after the cleansing that happens when we sleep.

Scan Your Body:
We can scan our bodies energetically with our hands to see where a boost of positive healing energy is needed before significant damage and medical complications happen.

Sleep –

If you had a magic wand, how many hours of sleep would you want to have each night? Our bodies detoxify during sleep, and therefore sleep cannot be optional because if you are not sleeping enough – your body pays the price. Sleep is super critical in maintaining a healthy immune system; therefore, it is essential to get a good night’s sleep.

Goddess Mantra for a Beautiful Body
I AM Strong
I AM Wonderful
I AM Beautiful
I AM Powerful
I AM Lovable
I AM Fabulous
I AM All THAT and more
I Love and accept myself just as I AM

Peace and Love to you all, my fellow Goddesses.

July 17, 2018No comments, , , , , , , affirmations | body | healthy eating | mind | sacred goddess | Soul | Spirit
Exploring the Chatty Mind

The Chatty Mind can sometimes throw off our day.

Waking up in the morning, there are times when I am just not able to ‘shut’ my brain chatter. I’m sure you’ve experienced this as well. I have figured out why this happens and it starts the day before. ~~

Did you forget to clear your psychic centers and your Auric field – did you forget to bring your centers back to normal?
I must admit that I sometimes do forget to do these basics before I leave the office. Not a good practice because I end up paying the consequences. So I have made it a point to call on my Guides to assist me in clearing myself from the excess energies that could bog me down.

We live in a super busy world and whether its work, kids, or body aches and pains, our minds are always busy.

If you’re in your office all day seeing clients, that will wear you down because our minds process thoughts and ideas and then translate these into feelings and emotions. Our senses are alert, they are constantly receiving information.

Here are a few ways to help calm the mind:

Step away – from whatever it is you’re about to do.
Come into your body – means Presence through the breath, do some stretches
Be out in Nature – rain or shine
Honor that little child – and this means PLAY!
Movement – be silly, watch a funny movie
Another tip is Meditation:
I know the word Meditation can make some people cringe and they may have the perception of monks and chanting. We won’t go there…

My morning routine starts with a japa Mantra – I place my right hand on my chest and my left hand on my abdomen-as simple as that.

Morning Japa
Japa is a Sanskrit word which means repetitive repetition of a mantra or affirmation.
Here is a quick Japa for you – Take a few deep breaths and say this affirmation for about 7 minutes

“I AM Love”

You are affirming that you come from Divine Source as you are Love.

Supporting the Mind by eating healthy ~ Food brings us back to the body and being diligent about eating healthy helps boost mental clarity and calms the chatty mind.

Daily Boost to help Support the Mind:
1 Cup Almond Milk
Berry mix
1 Ripe Banana
1 Tsp. Spirulina
1 TBSP. Turbinado or Palm Sugar
Yogurt (option for non-vegan)
Add all ingredients in a Blender and pulse and add more almond Milk until desired consistency.

Veggie Lavash Wrap:

2 Sheets Lavash
Red Onions
Alfalfa Sprouts
A Pinch of Salt and Pepper

Take one Lavash, spread Hummus and then layer ingredients starting with Lettuce. Repeat the same process.

Thank you for reading my blog and remember love and honor yourself always.
Sat Nam and Many Blessings

July 10, 2018No comments, , , , , Blog | center | chatty mind | focus | meditation | mindfulness | Soul | veggie | whole health
Whole Health for the Lightworker

Whole health for our Spiritual Work:

Our true nature is that of total peace, joy and ultimate health and, therefore, there has to be a balance between the Mind, Body and the Spirit. The truth is, we are vibrant, joyful, glistening and divine, and our sacred power is Love and our Light that shimmers within.
We are cosmic energy. We have an intuitive voice and we can illuminate ourselves to perfect health.

Do you believe this?

Let’s talk about the struggles Spirit workers have balancing their own lives and their work. We cannot move away from the truth that we have drama and noise all around us – the challenge is – how do you not allow these factors to affect you and your work.

Here’s the reality of what we may be dealing with – negative comments from people and, yes, that includes family. We hear it one way or another…

I personally try to find humor in all of what is happening around me – because people are funny!

How do I deal with negative people? I imagine them on my funny cloud surrounding them with all the colors of the rainbow and send them off. You can’t take things seriously, not even yourself! This work is serious enough…

Our Responsibility as Spirit Workers ~

We have a huge responsibility to take care of ourselves and our integrity, as well as the integrity of our work.

That means to always separate our own personal struggles and to be sure that we start off our sessions with the clarity of an intention we’ve set out for ourselves and each one of our clients.

A lesson on Boundaries –

Keep it Simple –

In your sessions, lay down your rules so that your clients are aware. – (For instance – they can’t talk over me while messages are being delivered.) Make it clear that they can ask questions after.

Being clear about your business Hours and pacing yourself. – I set limits on how many clients ‘to see’ whether it is an In-Person Session or a Phone Session to 3 bookings per day, every other day. I do Events once or twice a month.

Don’t overbook yourself thinking you can do it all. – I’ve done this, there was a time when I saw 6 or 7 clients a day, sacrificing the quality of my Readings or Healing Sessions to mediocre. Previously, I thought I would see 14 clients and I did. This was when I worked at a metaphysical bookstore. I ended up being a total Crab Pot at the end of the day ~ not fun! Missing meals made me even crabbier! But, I have learned and – never again!

I was contemplating on how things have changed since I have chosen to do this work. The energetic shifts are enormous and I feel it. Premonitions come through frequently and the downloads from Masters and Light Codes come through especially in my healing sessions – this I cannot wait to tell you about sometime.

Keeping yourself together as a Spiritual Worker:

We are definitely being called to bring our talents to the forefront and as we up-level our work, we will face more and more challenges as we help clear the path for many.

As a Medium, I am welcoming all the shifts that come my way as a sign that my work is evolving and I am excited to see what’s to come…

July 6, 2018No comments, , , , , , , , boundaries | Lightworker | Medium | Psychic | whole health
Your Brain on Spirit

Change in our lives is inevitable. We are designed to learn and grow. It’s in our Soul’s DNA. Every decade we live brings in a new way of approaching life. Accumulated life experiences, developing skills, losses in our lives, inner desires speak to us, tell us to stretch. We can go numb with boredom if we don’t learn and grow. Sometimes the growth we look for looks the same, our minds reach for the same themes, something familiar only a little different.

You know you need change when:

  • you react to things in ways that aren’t really “you”.
  • When the aggravation and pain won’t stop.
  • When you are constantly angry.
  • When you feel something isn’t quite right.
  • When you see same problem and use the same solution because don’t know what else to do.

It is now time to look at what is pulling at your life. What is keeping you up at night? How are you resolving your upsets? What is pulling at you?

The challenge is:

Our spirits and souls challenge us to grow and learn constantly AND our brains constantly bring us back to what we already know and perceive. This can be a yo-yo of moving forward and staying stuck.

To expand your consciousness you must make a bridge of perception. Somehow you need to open your awareness and open your receptors to observe, learn and “train” your brain to expand what it perceives as a priority. A strong spiritual practice will do that for you.

The foundation of a healthy, flexible and aware mind is based in three things:

  • Your perceptions and beliefs, they are ingrained in you as a reaction and may not be based in truth-hence the belief: “that’s the way I always did it.”
  • Strong spiritual foundation and practice of a connection to higher power through prayer and meditation
  • Inner work with yourself, your emotions. Have the courage to see your inner shadow self and the courage to listen to your higher heart and Soul conscious self.


Perceptions are keeping you from realizing the truth of life.

Tons of information bombards us everyday, every moment, but your brain only takes in a small portion of it. 100 billion bytes of information surround you in any given moment. Your brain can only process 0.01 percent of that information. Your brain has already been trained in what to choose to perceive. A long time ago you somehow communicated conditions and preferences to your brain. You told your brain what is important to you to see, know and experience.

So back to the billions of bytes of info: Once your brain vets the information, and processes it through the personal preference guidelines, your brain then feeds you only a small portion of that information that surrounds you. This is so you don’t get overwhelmed. That is why something can be right in front of your nose and you DON’T SEE IT.

Self-awareness influences what we see and perceive. Our old Perceptions in our brains don’t show us all there is to see. Our brains pick out what info is important to us and then prioritize the information to our consciousness. The more active we are in being in tune and aware of our body language and signals, our intuitions and higher guidance, the more flexible and aware our brain and neurons will be.

Meditation adds flexibility to our minds. Meditation builds new neural pathways to the more positive parts of your brain, away from the fearful and self-focused “me”, less flexible parts of our brain. Meditation also connects you to your sub-conscious, higher power of your Soul.

Your Soul is connected to the Akashic Records containing all the information in the Universe. Your Soul has no problem perceiving this boatload of information. Your Soul knows what you need to grow and prosper. Your heart and Soul know much more that your brain knows.

Working with a practitioner who works in the Akashic Records can help you expand your self-awareness. Only Love is spoken from the Akashic field of energy. Old soul contracts and beliefs can skew your perceptions about life. With guided help you can clear your old contracts, open up your mind and heart to perceive the gifts the universe has to offer you. Those gifts are RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU, RIGHT NOW.

Nancy Smith of Angelscapes is a nationally known medium, spirit artist, author, teacher and illustrator. Please link here for more information on how to contact Nancy: Nancy Smith

June 18, 2018No comments, , , , , , , , , akasha | Akashic Records | angelscapes | awareness | beliefs | best american psychics | brain | change | Consciousness | higher self | meditation | mindfulness | nancy smith | perception | Soul | Spirit | Spiritual | truth
The Akashic Principle of Love

…A modified excerpt from award winning book, Divine Love Affair: An Akashic Journey Written by Nancy Smith.

When I was a tiny girl I had a sense of being loved in a large way. It was as if everything and everyone around me was made of love. I returned excitement and love to everyone and everything.

My parents took us to church as a young family. I watched with interest as the prayers and songs glowed in colors around the sacred alter. Sometimes I saw colors around people’s heads. Sometimes I heard extra voices singing with us. I defined this joyful presence as God, the Holy Family, and my angels.

But, over time my life became complicated. My mom was always angry, my dad was aloof. By the age of seven I began to feel confused about my parent’s anger and sadness and the love I experienced from my angels. It made for one hot mess. My loving enthusiasm took a nosedive. I escorted it all, hearing angels, feeling love and a sense of happiness, to the back of my consciousness.

 Around my tenth birthday, my mom threw a big christening party for baby number eight, little Jackie. While my sibs and cousins played outside, I was sent upstairs to get baby Jackie up from her nap. With Jackie my arms, I started down the stairs. At the top of the landing I heard a commanding voice say “STOP.”

 “The angels,” I thought to myself. “I had better listen.” I stopped. I stood on the landing at the top of the stairs. I waited for what seemed like forever. I squeezed my eyes shut and asked, “When can I go?” In my mind’s eye I saw a traffic light.  The lights changed from red to yellow, and then to green. “Okay,” I said aloud, and continued down the stairs.

 I had to walk past a bank of large windows to lay Jackie down in her bassinet.  Just as I was about to step in front of the first window, a ball came crashing through it, shattering and spraying broken glass everywhere. The shards just missed hitting us. I knew that if I hadn’t listened to the voice telling me to stop, we would have been badly hurt.

 I whispered, “Thank you.” In my heart I knew my angels were keeping me safe. I promised I would try to listen better. From that moment on, my amazing journey with Spirit began to grow on purpose, by my choice. With that choice, at ten years old, I began my journey to return to the loving presence of the angels and the creator.

In the Presence of Akashic Love

The presence of God is Love. God is Love. Love is the energy used in all of the creator’s creations. The Akasha is the essence of the creator’s source and is the energy of Love.

We will always return to God, whether during life as we live it, or during our transitioning in death to Spirit, we return to Love. When we direct our minds, emotions, and Spirits to self-love, and accept a divine, loving, healing presence in our lives, miracles can happen. They aren’t really miracles—we’re meant to live our lives in Love—it’s the natural way of being that brings us back to health and a sense of well-being.

The miracle is our return to Love, to Source.

Our self-awareness and ability to recognize our needs and care for ourselves, is in direct proportion to our capacity to open up to God’s love and Akashic spiritual energy.

Akasha is the intelligent, compassionate life force from which all things are created and to which all things return. Akasha is one of the many names for the creator energy, the Divine Consciousness. Akasha is also an organizational principle that we can use to understand and connect to the Divine Consciousness and Love of the creator.

Akasha is an energy that can be accessed. This ability is embedded in your energy anatomy. The potential is within you and the training is available. We are created and born to access this energy. As we access Akashic energy, our lives as humans are enhanced; we deepen the journey to our soul. What has wounded your spirit and self in your lifetime can be reclaimed and healed as you access the Akashic field.

Within the Akashic field of energy is a library of information and the wisdom of all creation. The Akashic energy is sensitive, and all events are impressed and embedded within this Akashic library of records. The records contain the macrocosm and microcosm of your life; the big picture of your soul’s plan and the very personal information about you are all all retained in this Akashic field.

The healing within the Akashic field is a relationship of reciprocity and deep respect. To enter onto this healing path you must take ownership of the choices you make in your life. The entrance fee is your willingness to be completely present in the moment as best you can. Curiosity, imagination, creativity, forgiveness, intuition, and a willingness to blend with Spirit elevates your vibration. You will then access Akashic healing consciously and with purpose.

When you consider your life’s path and Soul purpose, think of Divine Love. Wherever you go, whatever you choose to do, the best path is the path that brings you to Divine Love.

June 17, 2018No comments, , , , , , , akasha | Akashic Records | angelscapes | best american psychics | contract | divine | divine love | Love | nancy smith | shay parker | Soul | soul path
Messages from Synchronicities

Synchronicity with Spirit and Soul

Every developing psychic is taught to ask for signs from spirit for guidance. I learned to ask for specific signs to tell me I was on the right path and show me that spirit guides were with me, helping me.

I commonly hear clients ask loved ones in spirit, “Show me a sign you are near me and around me.” The variety of signs clients describe to me is amazing.

Signs and synchronicities can let us know when we are on the right track or not. They can let us know when we are we aligned with Soul and Spirit, or when we are we falling off the rails.

So what is a synchronicity?

Our Sub-conscious mind is an amazing being. I’m talking about the conscious part of our self that connects us to our spirit, Soul, and the Universe – whether we know it or not! It is our Sub-conscious mind that helps us see the patterns and language (the Akashic records) of the universe.

The language of our Super Sub-conscious self is synchronicities. Synchronicities are meaningful coincidences. Synchronicity is the word Swiss psychologist Carl Jung used to describe the temporally coincident occurrences of acausal events. In other words, things that happen that have meaning, and maybe aren’t just random acts.

Jung describes synchronicity using a case study:
“A young woman I was treating had a dream in which she was given a golden scarab. While she was telling me her dream I heard a noise behind me. I turned round and saw a flying insect knocking against the window-pane. I opened the window and caught the creature in the air as it flew in. It was the nearest analogy to the golden scarab that one finds in our latitudes, a scarabaeid beetle, … which had evidently felt an urge to get inside at this particular moment.” The Scarab represented Self-Generation, Resurrection and Renewal.”

Some other examples of meaningful synchronicities can be:
• You are in a bookstore looking for a book that will help you, and the book you need falls off the shelf.
• You finally end a bad relationship and immediately another partner comes into your life as if by synchronicity.
• You are wondering what to do about a certain problem and someone calls you unexpectedly, without you ever asking them, and has information you need.
• You are suffering with financial difficulties, yet money for basic expenses always manifests.

SYNCHRONICITY is when intention meets energy through vibrational attraction.

You can access the power of synchronicities on purpose. As synchronistic energetic inputs come from a higher source to guide you, be curious! Choose to follow the “bread crumbs.” When you do that, more “bread crumbs” will follow. As you choose to listen and take action, you raise your awareness of universal life force and increase your personal vibration.

Tune into to synchronistic guidance by first asking a question. Then imagine that question being answered. Then relax and prepare to receive the answer you need in any form it may come.

Try these steps:
• Sit in silence Relax and feel serenity, peace and a sense of connection.
• Prayer: Clarify your desire in words.
• Meditation: As you sit in silence, imagine you are blending with the flow and power of the universe. Imagine it any way that feels good to you. I picture floating on my back in a beautiful river.
• Let go: Get up go about your life. Trust the answers will come in whatever form it will “in a way you can understand”.

Do these things to reinforce your intention:
• Visualize your desired outcome
• Use a positive voice.
• Be ready to receive.
• Be patient.
• Be flexible.

Continue to check in and monitor your awareness and connection to catch the synchronistic moments. Affirm to your self:
“I am in the flow of creativity and the highest vibration of Source.”

Nancy Smith of Angelscapes is a nationally known medium, spirit artist, author, teacher and illustrator. Please link here for more information on how to contact Nancy: Nancy Smith

June 11, 2018No comments, , , , , , , , best american psychics | carl jung | coincidence | messages | nancy smith | Signs | Soul | Spirit | Synchronicity
To Gift or Not to Gift – That is the Question

I get it, you had a moving and helpful experience with your reading and you want to share that with your friends or relatives. I’m all good with that. As a matter of fact, I’m better than good with it, I’m super-appreciative, thankful and ecstatic! But when it comes to trying to prove something to your skeptical friends I’ll give you one word of advice. Don’t.

I don’t say this for my sake dear spiritual enthusiast, but for yours. Many a well meaning friend has gifted a reading to their skeptical counterpart only to find themselves in an awkward place at their next brunch meeting. “So….how did you like it? She’ amazing, isn’t she?!”

Now here’s the truth. It doesn’t bother me one lick as to how skeptical a person is when they sit down to a reading. They can sit there with their arms crossed, lips closed, and a complete poker face and I’ll still tell them what they need to know. They can outright lie to me and tell me the information isn’t true or tell me they don’t know what I’m talking about or even play “You tell me, you’re the psychic.” for the entire reading and they’ll STILL get exactly what they need. After all, this ain’t my first rodeo, I’ve handled it all.

Making ‘believers’ out of people is not my job and truth be told, it’s not yours either. But if you are still bent on gifting your skeptical friend a reading go ahead, because in the end, whether they’ve been totally converted or still skeptical, they’ll get exactly what they needed from the experience.

And as for you….at that next brunch, just be open to whatever it is they took away from the reading. Don’t fret if they didn’t get it as well as you did. Seeds were planted, understanding was cultivated and eventually, eventually that experience will be part of that person’s growth. Some people just take a little longer to germinate than others.

Samantha Hall is a full time psychic, medium and spiritual mentor. Transplanted from her roots in Arizona, Samantha now makes her home in Northwest Georgia. Part philosopher, part psychic, student of quantum sciences and consciousness, Samantha is always searching for answers to what make humans so uniquely human. Find more here: Samantha Hall

May 28, 2018No comments, , , , , gift | gift certificate | Psychic | psychic reading
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