I’ve had loads of emails this week about spiritual practice, so I thought I’d take the hint from The Universe and write a blog post on it.
Spiritual practice has been a pretty big part of my life since I had my first awakening as a teenager but it wasn’t until 2012, after my life had completely crumbled that I wholeheartedly committed to a daily non-negotiable practice called ‘Light Sourcing’. Choosing to show up to this practice each day has been single handedly the best decision I have made.
I used to be a total dabbler. I threw myself into loads of different things, but I’d often feel overwhelmed with all of the stuff I “should” be doing. Meditation, journalling, yoga, cutting cords – you name it, I tried it – it felt like I needed a whole extra life to get it all done. And because I didn’t have a routine of showing up without fail every day, when I had a super crappy or busy day, my spiritual practice was the first thing to slide (which was actually when I needed it the most).
Sourcing was first introduced to me by my mentor Sonia Choquette. I loved it because it was so easy (and only took 10 minutes, which let’s face it, helps). From the very first moment I Sourced, I had the most amazing feeling of coming home. It was so familiar. And the craziest thing: I all of a sudden remembered that when I was a little girl I used to Source in bed or while I was at the beach without even knowing I was doing it.
WHAT THE WHAT IS ‘LIGHT SOURCING’?
Sourcing is a form of meditation where you put yourself into receiving mode. It’s an ultimate prayer of surrender, where you connect back with the universal Source energy and allow yourself to rest, be filled up and receive all of the gifts that The Universe has for you. To allow yourself to receive all of the gifts that you already have within you. To connect with the amazing light energy that is on offer to us at all times (but often we look outside of ourselves to find it). To nurture your inner light and give it the fuel to shine as bright as humanly possible.
All you need to do Source is open your heart, breathe and receive. When we Source we open ourselves up to the universal energies of divine love, light and truth. You connect with your higher self and allow yourself to be filled up with whatever it is that you need. It’s like taking a drink at the well of your unlimited self. For less than 15 minutes, you hand over the things that you are striving for, struggling with, trying to heal and allow yourself to be replenished by the never ending supply of source energy. It’s the ultimate act of surrender.
HOW TO LIGHT SOURCE
Rub your hands together (activating the heart chakra).
Rest your hands palm up on your lap, noticing the subtle pulse that has been activated in the center of my palms.
Imagine a beautiful channel of white light streaming down from the heavens into the crown of your head. Allow this bright supporting light to fill up your entire being and open your heart. Hand over all of your concerns, worries, struggles, goals, hopes, dreams and any darkness to be replenished by the light. Breathe and receive the beautiful light energy from Source. Breathe and allow yourself to be supported. Breathe and allow yourself to be filled up. Breathe and allow yourself to be nurtured. Breathe and allow yourself to come home. Breathe and allow yourself to light up.
You don’t need to worry about your mind being quiet or sitting still for hours, all you need to do is to open your heart, breathe and receive the beautiful energy washing over and into you from the heavens.
WHEN’S THE BEST TIME TO LIGHT SOURCE?
I’m a big believer in morning practice as sleep is one big meditation and then if we practice as soon as we wake up we can maximize this high frequency (rather than reaching straight for our phones and switching into our minds/fear energies). Most mornings I walk up to Regents Park and sit in the rose garden to Source. I love Sourcing in nature, but you can do it from anywhere you like. Your bedroom, the bath, your car. When I was working in a heaving advertising office, I would sometimes do it from the ladies toilets! If I have an early morning reading or mentoring session I light a candle at my Altar, sit on my meditation stool and Source from there. I’ve done it on airplanes, trains, busses, pretty much anywhere I can find to make sure I show up to it each day.
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