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The Spiritual Journey Is Not For The Weak

Written by: Ayanna Njeri Welsh, Executive Contributor

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Executive Contributor Ayanna Njeri Welsh

The Spiritual Journey Is NOT For The Weak, it is deciding to take that awakened moment and explore it with curiosity. This curiosity will progress and your evaluation of self on this journey will have powerful pivotal moments. Below I will share a few tools that can be used on this path. Your spiritual progression, if you choose to accept it, will build over time as a foundation of spiritual love of self, that puts you in a category, as you connect and experience something much greater in understanding your spiritual purpose in this life.

Poster by Ayanna.

“The spiritual journey is NOT for the weak

As I take a breath, I hear “Exactly”

Which says to me, I am on the right track, you see

Unique indeed, your workweek, the technique, is like not having to speak

As the mind, body and soul connects with energy

Your senses are so powerful, you crack your neck and move your feet

Wondering why, as you see many with a window seat

The power within, as your Eye says more about who you are on the inside

The outside, the outside is aware, but Awareness is all the Soul needs as you rise high

But when you try, and can see the other side, it is up to you, if you want to continue

This isn’t for the weak, with every step, it can make you smile and/or cry

Both is a door that can never be closed, that peak, makes you CURIOUS, not weak”

Poem by Ayanna Njeri Welsh

CURIOSITY is what starts this spiritual journey. Curiosity is defined as “a strong desire to know or learn something”. STRONG is a key word, as strength is a requirement. When it comes to spirituality, I am not referring to meditation as just relaxing and alignment, but if starting there opens the door that makes you say, “oh shit, did that just happen”, it is what you do with the information received. This information and interest says something about your curiosity and speaks to your strong desire explore.

You can definitely let that information go, and just move on with your life as usual or you can tap into that energy, which seemed to surprise you on a level that was shocking. This shock is the start of your soul speaking to you from beyond this space and time. As you think of that shocking moment while meditating, you sit at a café pondering, seeing the outside world move through space and time, and wonder, What should I do? Is this normal? Have others experienced anything similar? Where do I go from here?

Viewing the outside world, the one thing you could also be thinking about is that feeling, as If am an “Outsider”, but as one who has experienced “oh shit, did that just happen”, you are part of something MUCH GREATER. This simple shocking message received during meditation puts you in a category that will feel SURREAL, and that “Outsider” feeling is not real, as you connect with others on a different level that want to share. The sharing received is part of the spiritual progression.

My spiritual journey and your spiritual journey will be every day, and what is key is maintaining AWARENESS. Awareness will grow over time as you continue to ascend higher. The levels will vary as it connects to YOUR purpose in life beyond your everyday routine, such as the work you do, how you live, where you live, who you connect with, etc., which by the way will change. The shock and progression, changes everything and moves upward as your soul becomes lighter and brighter. The shock alone says something about your READINESS, if you choose to accept the call. As I think about the movie Mission Impossible. The journey in the end is an elevation that makes it all possible.

This Mission Possible journey is not for the weak, and it is important to find peace as you move with curiosity. For me it is going to the beach, exercising, meditating, sleep, reading, and writing are key, and even in those moments it is a spiritual journey. The turnoff switch is something you just do, but your Awareness is always awake. The soul growth can have you scratching your head 😉😉, and Trust, never a dull day for me, which is why STRENGTH is key.

Have you ever heard of S.W.O.T.?

S.W.O.T. Analysis: Strengths – Weaknesses – Opportunities – Threats

“S.W.O.T. analysis is a framework for identifying and analyzing an organization's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats….The primary goal of S.W.O.T. analysis is to increase awareness of the factors that go into making a business decision or establishing a business strategy".

This analysis is used in business, but it can be used as your Spiritual Business, which is on a much higher level than any business on the surface. It will be different for everyone on the spiritual journey, because your PURPOSE is very specific. My original purpose was revealed to me while sitting in a restaurant listening to music, and right after that moment, I cried, but then I heard “Man Up”, and that was shocking. I experienced several revelations prior, but this was something where Curiosity and Exploration revealed more. That was quite a few years ago and my purpose has evolved and expanded as my soul continues to grow with knowledge, wisdom, love, detachment, and previously mentioned awareness and strength. I want to emphasize that “Threat” in S.W.O.T. isn’t really a threat, more like an opportunity to push through, knowing the threat beforehand, 😉😉. It’s like, “same shit different day”. The shocks start to seem very obvious.

If you want to explore this shock, as it will relate in some way to the outside world, TEST it. Testing 1, 2, 3. With each test, reflect through journaling, meditation, analyzing the moments, how you felt and why. Testing 1, 2, 3 preps you for training day, like in the movie Training Day. If you have or have not seen that movie, there is a deep spiritual meaning as it pertains to choices, which brings us back to the spiritual journey, It Is NOT For The Weak. Keep S.W.O.T. and Testing 1,2,3 in your mind as your curiosity grows.

If you are wanting to explore more, Starseed Transformational Life Coaching is available. We can start with the shock received, move forward in diving deeper through your curiosity, expand your soul, and tap into your spiritual purpose.

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Ayanna Njeri Welsh Brainz Magazine

Ayana Njeri Welsh, Executive Contributor Brainz Magazine

Ayanna Njeri Welsh is a Transformational Life & Success Coach. As an experienced Human Resource professional, and the transition to Coaching was a natural progression in her career path. As it pertains to her spiritual purpose in life, her experience in understanding human behavior on many levels, she is able to guide her clients in fulfilling their goals, desires and dreams on a holistic level. Ayanna's spiritual journey has moved her into the field of holistic life coaching, through her abilities in connecting to something much greater, that can take her clients on a journey of powerful spiritual transformation. By going deep within, her clients not only reach what they are seeking to accomplish, but also find meaning and purpose as they continue on their life journey. She has dedicated her life to guiding others become better versions of themselves, which has a ripple effect that transcends time and space. She is the CEO of Starseed Transformational Life Coach, and the goal is for her clients to see that all of what they seek comes from within, first.



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