I am honored to be a co-author of the book, “365 Moments of Grace”. In celebration of the book’s launch, I would like to share insights from spirit on what GRACE is as well as a little about how I prepared for my contribution to the book.
When I was about to start on my chapter for the book, I decided to connect with my spirit guide to receive insights and guidance, below is an excerpt of my Sacred Spirit Journey.
As I begin the Sacred Spirit Journey, I take the starting point in the Tree Grounding Meditation this time. (It is a simple meditation for becoming grounded and centered, which can also, with practice, be used as a starting point for shamanic journeys.)
I find myself turning into a big tree, growing by the edge of the sea. The sun is shining beautifully. The tree quickly begins to grow upwards – all the way high up in the clear blue sky. I feel I’m in the light. It’s so beautiful up here. And the Earth far below looks beautiful too. I step out on a cloud and walk around. I sit down looking around and down on the Earth below.
My spirit guide says:
“Moments of grace happen all the time, but they will only feel as moments of grace if you recognize them as such.
All the journeys you do and the messages you receive from spirits and animals – live or in the afterlife: Wouldn’t you describe them a ‘moments or writings of grace’?
Grace is when you are touched by the Divine in whatever form it takes. An open heart and an open mind prepares you for experiencing grace. Doubts can get in the way.
Grace is a feeling of deep appreciation and connectedness.
Grace is when you live in deep gratitude, recognizing the miracles happening in your life”.
Marianne: “Very beautiful, but how do I choose ONE moment of grace for my chapter in the book?”
“Which one not only stands out to you but changed your life?”
“What truly changed my life was beginning to receive healing messages of love and peace from our beloved cat Kia after she died.
It wasn’t just a moment of grace; it was as if a door opened and I have now direct access to grace, as I connect with and receive messages from spirit and from animals, alive and in the afterlife.
Grace is readily available. Our work consists mainly of becoming ‘hollow bones’. That is the best way I can describe it. Only when we are open and unblocked, will grace be able to flow through us.
Being able to share that grace in the form of these writings, is kind of amazing, when I think about it.”
My spirit guide smiles: “I guess you got your answer.”
Marianne: “Yes. I’ll use my moment of grace with Kia for the book.”
Spirit guide: “Good“
I thank my spirit guide and end the journey.
You can find my chapter: “The Gift of Grace from an Angel Cat” about reconnecting with my angel cat Kia after her passing, in Jodi Chapman and Dan Teck’s book ‘365 Moments of Grace‘ along with many other beautiful stories from my co-authors.
You can also read messages from my angel cat Kia in my book “Healing Pet Loss – Practical Steps for Coping & Comforting Messages from Animals and Spirit Guides“.