The Miracle Log: A Validation Round-Up

The Miracle Log: A Validation Round-Up

This post is a continuation of The Miracle Log series where I highlight real-life stories of miracles and synchronicity from client readings and from my own life.

When I first started doing readings, I was basically self-taught. I had experienced some strange and undeniable connections to the other side, and I felt like I was being all but dragged in the direction of sharing in this way. But because I didn’t have formal training (not really a college major for this line of work), I was wildly insecure about the whole process. I hated the idea of perhaps being “wrong” in something I shared, and I incessantly worried about clients making life decisions based on the messages I offered in readings. It felt like a lot of pressure.

So as you can imagine, the validations that came through in readings were always deeply meaningful to me. Validations are those moments of alignment and synchronicity when some bizarre thing I hear or say during a reading is confirmed as having meaning in a client’s life. I would anxiously await client emails after written readings (which was the only kind of reading I did in the beginning because it felt “safer” for me to channel alone and on my own terms), and I would revel in all the big and little ways that my words had resonated in their lives.

Why I'm Done Chasing the Light

Why I'm Done Chasing the Light

It’s the middle of the night here. Our windows are open to let in the cool mountain air, and the only sounds I can hear are the crickets chirping outside and the refrigerator humming behind me.

It’s been a full week of birthday revelry as my daughter turned seven just a few days ago, and I feel like perhaps it’s the first truly quiet moment I’ve offered myself in a string of days. Time to reflect, to ruminate, to deeply contemplate. Time to exhale and take it all in.

My heart has felt like it’s been split wide open lately. I’ve found myself verging on tears at the least little thing, (I’m looking at you, new Lion King, I mean, I ALREADY KNEW Mufasa was going to die, but damn), and I’ve been so acutely aware of that deep, cavernous space in my chest that houses my heart.

It aches.

Vote For Yourself First

Vote For Yourself First

Last night I watched the documentary Knock Down the House. It follows four women across the US running for Congress in 2018 and their struggle to unseat the big-money politicians in their districts.

It was gritty and heart wrenching and in the end crazy-freaking-inspiring. As the credits rolled I found myself fired up and wanting to serve. I was thinking, “Shit, maybe I should run for office!” And for a hot minute I was serious.

But as the movie faded to black and the tears on my cheeks dried, I realized that what was touched in me went far deeper than I’d first thought. It wasn’t about politics. It was about power.

The Miracle Log: Everything We Need Is Inside (Plus a Poop Meditation)

The Miracle Log: Everything We Need Is Inside (Plus a Poop Meditation)

This post is a continuation of The Miracle Log series where I highlight real-life stories of miracles and synchronicity from client readings and from my own life.

As I sit on the patio writing this, I’m seven stories up watching the changing blues of the sea in front of me and listening to the chirping of birds stretching their wings and calling the day to life. I’m on vacation with my family in Mexico, and life is feeling pretty damn good.

It’s a day-long drive from my small mountain town in Colorado and every bit worth the trip. The eleven hours in the car went easily and relatively quickly, and even though we were all in good spirits and excited to be here, our entry into vacation mode was a bit rocky.

The Miracle Log: A Precious Human Life

The Miracle Log: A Precious Human Life

This post is a continuation of The Miracle Log series where I highlight real-life stories of miracles and synchronicity from client readings and from my own life.

Today’s story is near and dear to my heart because it involves my favorite person in the world - my daughter Chloe. And while it isn’t a story of a reading validation or a loved one’s miraculous messages from beyond the grave, it is about how interconnected we all are even when we don’t realize it. And to me those are the best stories of all.

The first time I heard the song “Precious Human Life” I was in Austin, Texas in 2015 at a fundraiser for the Amala Foundation. The doula I had used for Chloe’s birth was intimately involved with the nonprofit and had invited Brian and I to share her table.

The Miracle Log: A Father's Guidance from the Other Side

The Miracle Log: A Father's Guidance from the Other Side

This post is a continuation of The Miracle Log series where I highlight real-life stories of miracles and synchronicity from client readings and from my own life. The client name in this post has been changed to protect her privacy.

When I first met Maya, she was still very raw about her father’s recent passing. It had only been a few months since his transition, and she was eager to feel him near.

A Shift

A Shift

It’s been two days since I arrived home from an epic two weeks in France with my sister Lacy leading the Shift retreat, and I’m basking in all I’m grateful for and how changed I feel. In my life there has truly been nothing like travel (okay, maybe motherhood, but that’s a whole different bag) to tune my heart and completely alter my perspective on myself and the world.

The Advice From My Six-Year-Old You're Gonna Want to Hear

The Advice From My Six-Year-Old You're Gonna Want to Hear

So the sky opened up this week, and little angels started playing harps and fluttering around my head in jubilation. Okay, not really, but that’s about how it felt. Wait for it…

It turns out I’m actually getting through to my kid.

We’ve been going through a phase in our house lately. The 6-going-on-16 phase. The phase where my smart little first grader is realizing that she in fact has the power to say no to me and then can actually flat out refuse to do whatever it is she doesn’t feel like doing. Like showering. Or taking her allergy eye drops. Or you know, speaking to me.

How to Get Quick, Direct Messages From Your Guides Right NOW

How to Get Quick, Direct Messages From Your Guides Right NOW

I’ve been in pursuit of wisdom from my guides and my higher self for as long as I can remember. As an unsure teenager seeking guidance through the woes of adolescence and family and growing up. As an insecure 20-something desperately wanting clarity around career and self-worth and relationships. And now as a woman in her 30s who is finally (finally) leaning into her power and understanding what it means to find steadiness.

Finding Stillness: Why I Meditate + A New Meditation Course

Finding Stillness: Why I Meditate + A New Meditation Course

On Monday, April 22nd, I’m launching Finding Stillness, a 7-day online meditation course with my sister Lacy Young, and it’s had me thinking so much about my own meditation practice and what it means to me. Lacy and I have wanted to teach a course like this for years, but it had to come into itself in its own timing.

We knew we didn’t want to do a typical how-to course, and we didn’t want to just break down meditation mechanics. We felt like anyone could do that, and for us the magic isn’t in the how. It’s in the why.