Two readings for Saint Valentine’s

Traditionally, we associate the date February 14th with romantic love. But, have we really

analyzed what true love means, be it romantic or any other kind? Or have we created models for ourselves of what love should be, based on mass media, marketing campaigns, and dysfunctional relations around us?

Much is said about unconditional love, pure love, the love of a lifetime. But if we all have these concepts so clear in our minds, why do we constantly fail at the search for love, why do we trip over, get hurt, and even live with a broken heart, or simply disillusioned of our relationships?

Analyze this: do you love yourself? Do you accept yourself as you really are, with your weaknesses and your strengths? If your answer is ambiguous, or if it is clearly a “no”, or even a “yes” with an implied “but”, then you have identified the key piece of your puzzle. Love, in all of its manifestations, begins with self-love. Our happiness cannot be based on someone else, we can share our happiness with someone else once we learn to see it and manifest it inside ourselves. Placing in the hands of your partner (or parents, children, friends, etc.) the responsibility of making you happy, is not only a devastating weight upon them, it is a task that doesn’t correspond to them. Each of us is responsible of our own happiness, and therefore, each of us is responsible of loving ourselves before anything else.

But, how do we come to achieve the realization of that self-love? There are as many paths as there are people in the world. Because this search is a personal one, independent and internal. It is a journey we undertake through the deepest paths of our soul, in which we must face our own fears, and discover by our own means, the divinity within ourselves. To the extent we understand we are one with the Supreme Being, it becomes impossible not to love ourselves. And when we understand that we are all individual manifestations of that Supreme Being, likewise it becomes impossible not to love the rest of humanity. In this realization resides the door to unconditional love.

letrasThis said, I recommend two books that touch this theme from two very different perspectives. I confess I wrote one of them. But let’s talk first about “Letters of a Writer” (Letras de un Escritor), by my great friend Antonio L. Rivera-Rivera (https://twitter.com/antoniolrivera2). Certainly, the process of writing a book may carry with it the act of undressing one’s heart. This is the case of “Letters of a Writer” (https://www.facebook.com/letrasdeunescritor1/). Those who have invested their lives in the search for love, and its meanings, will identify themselves with this work. This introspection of the meaning of love in three times, demonstrates the author’s gradual process of self-discovery, through his interaction with the different manifestations of what we consider “love” in the different stages of our spiritual development. He opens his heart and allows us to explore it at will, and without realizing it, he guides us to explore ours as well. It is an invitation to reflection, and a practical guide for those who appreciate the value of making silence and daring to listen to the language of their intuition.

On the other hand, my first novel, “El Experimento Chicago” (The Chicago Experiment) (https://www.elexperimentochicago.com), challenges the apparent impossibility of finding unconditional love in the most compromising circumstances of the human being. Through the creation of a tridimensional world that comes to life in the mind of the reader, the story presents a couple of kindred spirits that face a morally questionable situation together, and end up undertaking a journey through the most intimate spots of their souls, which forces them to face their preconceived notions about love. A piece of erotic nature, which at the same time explores sexuality beyond the mere physical act, going from carnal to sublime, from human to sacred, and from the external expression of love, to the internal acknowledgment of our divinity.

In this celebration of Saint Valentine’s, I invite you to look at your reflection in the mirror of your own soul, and to confess your unconditional love to yourself. It is an exercise that will forever change your perspective of love and will open the doors to the incredible power of the most sublime feeling in the universe.

PS. Both books are available at Amazon.com in Spanish, both in paperback format and in digital format. The English versions for both books will be available soon.

The Souls Creation – Soulmates vs Twin Flames

20151011_171429-1-1“In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth.” Many of us know these words. However, we know little about the creation of our souls. What follows is knowledge I have acquired about this topic from different sources, and through personal experiences with my soulmates. I have tried giving some sense to the different versions I have studied, with the help of my hands-on experience. I do not consider myself an expert on the topic, and on the contrary, I still have a lot to learn. But I am sure someone out there needs to hear this version. I faithfully believe we can all arrive at the same destination taking very different routes. This said, here goes my account.

At the beginning of everything, the creator energy of the Universe (call it God, Allah, Big Bang, etc.), created our souls to its image and likeness. Being such, He/She created them containing both the feminine and the masculine aspects of spirituality. Both manifestations in one same soul: a complete being, a whole. These souls were created in groups with certain attuned characteristics between them, and a mission in common or complementary to each other.

The souls belonging to our group are our soulmates. Therefore, we do not have just one soulmate, but an infinity of them. These are people with which we are going to meet through our different incarnations to accelerate and promote our spiritual growth process. These people manifest in our lives under many different roles, not only in romantic relationships. Your soulmate might be your boyfriend or girlfriend, but it might also be your father, your sister, your son, a co-worker, your best friend, etc. Certainly, these are people with which we feel a special connection, very deep and transcendental.

How many of us have met someone for the first time and felt as if we photostudio_1445834055405knew this person forever? This affinity is not coincidental. You most probably just found one of your soulmates. One of the many you could encounter in the same incarnation. Sometimes, even if you do not catch it on a conscious level, at a spiritual level, your soul and your soulmate’s rejoice in the reencounter, following the separation that took place the moment we incarnated into our tridimensional reality, to which we came to learn what unconditional love is, and to find our way back to being ONE with the creating force of the universe.

Up to this point, we have referred to soulmates exclusively. How were twin flames created then? Let’s go back to the beginning, to the creation. Once we were created in our group, to have the souls incarnate in the tridimensional plane, each of them was divided in its masculine and feminine aspect. Meaning, one soul was sectioned, to call it somehow, in two: the feminine self, and the masculine self (this refers to the spiritual aspect, the being’s energy, not to its sexuality). The purpose of this division is for the same soul to be able to incarnate in two bodies at once, in two different manifestations. To be able to see the 3D world from both the feminine and masculine perspectives, which magnifies the capacity for spiritual development, and the richness of lived experiences. This way, when twin flames are ready to reunite, they will come full of a multitude of experiences that will lead them to achieve illumination through the acceptance of unconditional love.

Since our twin flame is part of ourselves, the bond is much stronger than the one we feel for our soulmates. That’s a lot to say, since I can affirm by my experience, the bond with our soulmates is one full of intense emotions. Generally, twin flames do not reincarnate at once in the same plane of existence. Remember precisely the idea of the division is to multiply the possible experiences, so most of the time, the flames will not find each other for many reincarnations.

People who have heard some about this topic but have not delved into it may tend to think of the twin flame reunion as a scene right out of a “pink” love story. Let me tell you, most of the times, it’s exactly the opposite. Our twin flame, being ourselves in the opposite spiritual manifestation (feminine or masculine), becomes a mirror in which we see ourselves reflected. You and your twin flame share the same strengths, and that attracts you immensely, but you also share the same weaknesses. When we look at ourselves in that mirror, we see everything we need to change and improve in ourselves, but we haven’t had the courage to face. That look into the soul’s mirror can be terrifying to many.

photostudio_1445835066949As a result, relationships between twin flames can become turbulent. There exists a strong attraction none of the parts can deny, and at the same time, there are strong collisions between them. A dynamic begins in which generally one of the flames is obsessed with the other and chases it, while the other flame gets terrified and runs away from the relationship. This is one of the phases in twin flames relationships, known as “Chaser and Runner” stage. Flames will unite and separate in multiple occasions, with the purpose of having each flame work on aspects of its spirituality that still need to be refined, to be able to reunite with the other manifestation of its soul. It is a process of growth and illumination. Because every aspect of the soul must comply with its individual mission before being ready to reunite with its flame and together, comply with their mission in common. Once the twin flames unite for good, they become a light to guide other flames into the path of illumination. With their example of unconditional love, they show the way for those who expose themselves to the beauty of their mere presence.

It is said twin flames find each other in their last reincarnation, once they are ready to finish polishing up on this tridimensional plane, and elevate to a superior plane with the whole. Until recently, it was said these encounters were few and far between, with few cases throughout the planet. However, the vibrational changes the Earth has been going through, seem to have accelerated this process, since more and more people say to be going through this purification. In fact, many support groups have popped up in social media, which try to back up those immersed in the process, which can be very painful, since our ego resists to giving up all bonds and all fears as demanded by the fulfillment of unconditional love. If you believe this is your case, seek help. Going through this process is quite hard, going through this process without even understanding what it is, is even harder. In the end, only you can face your ego and break the chains that bind you. But until you are ready to do so, your support group will be essential.

I hope this information has served as a guide to begin understanding processes you may be going through and wakes up your curiosity for exploring the answers I cannot provide you with because they are inside of you. Dare to explore your soul.

Healers, Psychics, Past Lives, and Twin Flames – My Personal Cocktail

Reiki Level 2I have recently been certified as a Reiki Level 2 healer. If you’d asked me six months ago what Reiki was, I would had probably told you it was some kind of relaxing massage therapy. However, once you open to the infinite possibilities the Universe offers, and you accept you have a higher calling and a mission you have been entrusted with, one only you can fulfill, everything stars falling into place on its own.

At the beginning of the year, I was miserably surviving at a job I hated, and I finally decided it was time to close that door, and start doing something that actually made me happy. Since it was a big decision leaving a job that paid well and had decent benefits, to sit home and write a novel, I thought it was a good idea to visit my psychic before embarking in this new adventure. Besides all the chronicles of announced deaths she pointed out, there were two highlights in her session that really hit me: “Your mission has to do with finding what unites human beings, despite their ideology differences” and “You are a psychic, we all are, but you are a strong psychic, and you should develop your talent”.

The FoolKnowing my psychic for some years now and trusting her instincts and good intentions, I decided to open myself up to anything and everything that came my way. I enrolled in a Tarot course, and I made an appointment to get a past life regression. During the Tarot course, one of the participants complained about feeling affected by an energy in the room. My psychic asked if any of us had been trained in Reiki. Three persons stood up, and they began cleaning the woman’s aura, while the psychic sang a beautiful healing song. That was my first real encounter with Reiki. A week later, “out of the blue”, I received a call from my cousin, telling me her Yoga Sensei was hosting a Reiki Master at her academy, to offer a Reiki Level 1 course, and they needed one more participant to complete the group. And that’s how Reiki found me.

I immediately fell in love. As soon as the Master said Reiki was not affiliated to any religion or creed, and everybody could benefit from the healing power of the Universal Energy, regardless if they believed it came from God, Allah, Buddha, the Angels, Ascended Masters, Saints, the Force,  quantum physics, or any other positive source, I knew Reiki was part of my mission. It all came so naturally to me as well. Of course, my past life regression would make it easy to understand, since I had been a healer before, and paid dearly for it (but that’s another story, and someday it will make a heck of a novel).

twin-flames-telepathy-2Last week, I completed the Reiki Level 2 course, which makes me a Reiki healer, officially. This six months have been full of transformation for me. All the little and big details have been falling into place. My mission has been revealing to me like never before, the right people has come knocking on my door. I have been going through a purification process at all levels. My writing, Reiki, psychic powers development, past life memories, all have been preparing me for what’s to come: help others through their challenges with twin flame ascension process. Because, besides all I have mentioned before, another huge process has been filling my days: I have been immersed in a twin flame ascension crash course, and learning about it the hard way! It has been a haunted house/roller coaster from heaven and hell kind of experience, which has ultimately thought me my first lessons on unconditional love. What a ride this has been, and to think this is just the beginning! But despite all the tears I’ve shed, all the times I’ve thought I have gone insane and have been tempted to walk myself into the psych ward, I am really happy I am going through this, and even more, knowing my lessons will give me the tools to help others; that is priceless.

I expect to be writing about twin flames a lot in the future, besides making some videos, and well, turns out the book I have been writing has to do with the theme all along, although I had no idea when I began writing the first kinky notes in a little notebook at work back in January. For those who are intrigued by the twin flame phenomena, I will soon write a piece on what it is, and what it is not, beginning with making sure you understand the difference between a soulmate and a twin flame, terms which are wrongly used as synonyms.

My life has changed drastically, and will keep changing.  Changing for the good! I have found my north. I have been working hard on rediscovering self-love, the first requisite to be able to love others, which ultimately will help me be a better me, a better mom, a better friend, a better human being. I hope sharing my journey with you will help you open up to your own mission, to listening to your call, waking up from the illusion of separation, and finally realizing we are all in this together because we are all ONE.