Join me as we come together to raise our vibration and empower Mother Earth!
We have all heard about the environmental crises occurring in our world. We know about global warming, pesticides, the rain forests disappearing and the polluted oceans. And these are just a few of the issues facing our planet. None of us wants to see our natural resources plundered or our home destroyed, but often we feel powerless to do anything to stop it. At this event, we are taking back our power by shifting from focusing on what scares us to what we love! Together we will be connecting to our deep love for Mother Earth and pouring this love into the Earth energy vortex centers found at the Blessed Foundation, impacting the collective unconscious through the energy grids of the planet. I will be joined by two very talented guests – Katie Young (writer/director of The Graceful Descent) and Kathleen Calby (vibrational healing with crystal and metal singing bowls) who will be sharing their unique gifts to help us heal ourselves and the earth.
When: Sunday, August 24th from 5 – 9:00 PM; Optional private sessions will be during the afternoon before the retreat.
Where: The Blessed Foundation, Medina, OH
At this event you will…
- Be inspired and entertained (Katie has a great sense of humor!) through the viewing of the documentary The Graceful Descent with creator, Katie Young who will be available to answer questions and provide simple steps you can take to start living more in tune with the Earth. To learn more about Katie and this remarkable film visit: The Graceful Descent
- Connect with the energy centers found at the Blessed Foundation to empower our intentions and healing through a guided labyrinth walk and meditation at the consciousness vortex with Nancy Nicholas.
To learn more about intuitive life coaching and Nancy Nicholas: Crossroads Coaching
Experience vibrational healing and empowerment while listening to a singing bowls concert played by Kathleen Calby. To learn more about singing bowls and Kathleen Calby visit: Re-Sounding Joy
- Support the Blessed Foundation, a public charity, which protects and shares this very sacred ground which features eleven naturally occurring energy vortex centers and three labyrinths. To learn more about John and Dee Curci and the Blessed Foundation visit: The Blessed Foundation
Love Exchange for the Retreat: $44/person or $35/person when you register with a friend; Profits from this event will be donated to the Blessed Foundation to support the caretaking of this sacred natural space.
Registration: Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Last day to sign up is Wednesday 8/20/2014. Use the link below to register. Email Nancy Nicholas (Nancy@EmpoweringLightworkers.com) for questions.
Individual: Mother Earth Empowerment Retreat – $44
With a Friend: Mother Earth Empowerment Retreat – $35
Would you like to experience a personal session with the crystal bowls or a reading on the energy vortex centers?
A limited number of private 30 minute sessions are available prior to the retreat in the afternoon. Descriptions are below. Email Nancy to schedule your session.
Singing Bowls Session with Kathleen Calby: Experience the power of the metal and crystal singing bowls for deep relaxation and vibrational balancing and healing. Sessions will be conducted in the retreat house at the Blessed Foundation. Love Exchange: $44/30 minute session.
Earth Wisdom Empowerment Reading with Nancy Nicholas: These sessions will take place at the kidney meridian energy vortex to help you release fears and become empowered! Empowerment readings include energy balancing, intuitive insights and guidance through connecting with your Spirit Guides and Angels, and practical tips to empower you. Sessions may be done with a friend at the same rate! Love Exchange: $44/30 minutes
Questions? Email me! Nancy@EmpoweringLightworkers.com
Love to all!
My husband and I are in the middle of a complete overhaul of our home. Both our boys are now living on different sides of the country, so we decided to clear the unneeded and unwanted out of our home, paint and bring in some new things we love. Plus, we are both following the very sage advice of Josey Wales in the book, The Education of Little Tree (Forrest Carter), “It’s better to wear yourself out when ye’ve lost something.” I found this book again in the process of clearing out and how perfect it is for this time of change in my life! A great book if you are looking for something to read.
Isn’t it interesting how physical life can be such a lovely metaphor for what is going on inside of us? Cleaning out the old brings up emotions to be processed, highlights the struggles of letting go what is over, and the excitement of looking forward to the new being created. From an energetic point of view, painting (or washing the walls) is a great way to clear old energy too!
If you have some of this going on in your own life, there are two opportunities this week to connect with healing tools and spiritual insight to support you. Full details are at the links below. I hope to connect with you then!
7/24/2014 (5:45 PM – 7:15 PM): Earth Wisdom Circle at the Blessed Foundation (Medina, Ohio) – Connecting with the Heart Chakra Vortex! – I’ve been working with some new concepts on how to understand the message of our emotions by shifting them to their highest vibration. We will work with the heart chakra earth vortex as part of this process and also walk the heart labyrinth. Love exchange – $22. REGISTER BY WEDNESDAY 7/23
7/27/2014 (7-8:30 PM): Ireland Empowerment Call (Conference Call Line) – I’ll be sharing what I learned from my rite of passage trip to Ireland and we will connect to the energetic power centers there. I’ll also be doing mini-oracle card readings for anyone who signs up (even if you can’t join the call live). The recording will be sent to you after the call. Love exchange is $22. Email me to sign up (Nancy@EmpoweringLightworkers.com).
Email Communications: Speaking of emailing me…I always reply to emails (as long as they aren’t spam) so if you aren’t getting a response, please call me (330) 416-6184. I’ve been hearing that some of my replies aren’t making it through cyberspace.
Community Members – I’m off to do this week’s video reading, so it will be to you soon!
Have a beautiful day!
I’ve had a lot of people wanting to connect about my experience in Ireland and Northern Ireland. I’ve decided to do a call and share what I learned and also help you to connect with some of the powerful energy centers I experienced there. Details are below!
7/27/2014 (Sunday): 7-8:30 PM EST Ireland Empowerment Call
As the summer solstice arrived, we embarked on a rite of passage, beginning the transformation from living from our Earth Star self into a more integrated Divine consciousness. For me, this transformation began with a physical journey that led me across the ocean to Ireland and then into Northern Ireland. For this 90 minute call, I will share with you my insights and the new techniques I learned through this experience, as well as guide you to connect with several energy power centers I encountered on my trip. These energies are available to us as we continue our evolution into living from Divine consciousness. I will also share what techniques I used to have a peaceful, comfortable experience through situations that often derail someone who is highly sensitive. For the last half hour, we will use the oracle cards to do mini-readings for those joining me live with the intention of receiving guidance on where we go from here. The call will be on the conference call line and will be recorded and the link shared after for those unable to be on the call live. The love exchange for the event is $22. You can sign up below:
Have a beautiful day!
I just got back from a two-week trip to Northern Ireland with my family. My parents took the whole clan to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary (congrats Mom and Dad!). This was the view from the place we stayed on the Irish Sea in Carnlough. Ireland was very lovely, but this was one of my favorite spots because it was so peaceful. You can use the guidance below to connect to its energy through meditation.
How to Work with the Image to Support the Process
• Take a moment to center yourself. Close your eyes and breathe in and out slowly three times. Let your exhale be longer than your inhale.
• Open your eyes and focus on the image. Ask your Spiritual Support Team to help you come into harmonic resonance with the image and to receive the amount of energy from the essence of the place for your highest and best good.
• Use your imagination to put yourself in the photo. Use all your senses to interact with what is shown. What do you feel, see, hear, smell, taste and touch as you connect?
• Ask for Divine guidance on how you can incorporate the gifts from this essence into your own life and situation. Allow yourself to feel the love and support flowing to you and through you from the Earth and the Divine.
• Repeat the affirmation (see caption) as you breathe in and out slowly.
• Be open to any additional thoughts, sounds, smells, or images that come to you as you are working with the photo. Consider these as messages to support you on your path. Ask what these impressions mean to you. What do they make you think or feel?
• Continue to recall the image throughout the day when you wish to bring in the energy it provides.
• Express your gratitude for the gifts given to you through the experience.
Love to all!
Summer Earth Wisdom Empowerment Circles: I am LOVING the Earth Wisdom Empowerment Circles at the Blessed Foundation! The power of these groups is just amazing! Together, we are helping to empower each other and raise the vibration of our collective experience.
There are two opportunities to participate in July. See below for details!
What to Expect: For Summer 2014, we will be taking the empowerment circles out to Mother Earth! Each month, we will meet out at the beautiful Blessed Foundation in Medina, Ohio for an in-person gathering. During this experience, you will be invited to connect with the Earth energies (we will be sitting in a circle on one chakra vortex or meridian vortex for each meeting) to restore balance to your system and experience intuitive insights and guidance. As we connect with Mother Earth with love, we will be raising our vibration and lifting the vibration of the planet! Different tools and techniques as well as intuitive guidance will be shared as part of the experience. If the weather is inclement, we will move inside to the retreat house and connect to the Earth energies from there. Circles are typically 90 minutes long. Love Exchange: $22.
July 12th (Arrive by 7:45 PM) Full Moon Empowerment Circle and Moonlight Labyrinth Walk at the Blessed Foundation (Saturday 7/12 from 7:45-9:30 PM): Join me for a powerful experience where we will raise our vibration and feed joy and love into Mother Earth! We will work with the Consciousness vortex and Seventh Chakra Vortex for this experience. We will end with a moonlight labyrinth walk of the Chartres Labyrinth. My last Earth Wisdom Empowerment Circle was on the full moon and it was such an amazing experience that I wanted to continue connecting at this powerful time!
July 24th (5:45 PM- 7:15 PM) Earth Wisdom Empowerment Circle: For the July 24th Earth Wisdom Circle we will be connecting with the Heart Chakra Vortex to deepen our connection to love and compassion for ourselves and others. The focus will be to empower you to transform sadness into joy! We will conclude our session with a meditative walk at the heart labyrinth.
Pre-registration is required for both events. Visit this link to register: Empowerment Circles
Please indicate which date you are registering for in the comment section. Thank you!
Have a great week!
I know many of you are going through major life transitions right now (me too!), and while we all get that these changes are ultimately for our good, the process can be challenging while you are in it! Below is a technique I used after my good friend suggested I actually physically write down what I was afraid of. It actually really did help me connect with my emotions (instead of repressing them) and change my focus to what I would rather experience going forward. Below are the directions in case you’d like to try it too!
Technique for Transforming Fear
1. Make a list of everything you are feeling afraid of right now. Do this with paper and pencil rather than a computer if you can and use a fresh sheet of paper. Be sure to really dig deep on this. I find I don’t want to write any “I am” statements with fear coming after, so I just started my list with “Things I’m worried about…” and then started each sentence with “that.”
2. As emotions come up, take a few moments to sit with your feelings. Cry, yell, or do whatever is needed so the feelings are completely heard. Be kind to yourself. Fear is no fun! I find holding my hands on my forehead is also helpful (Donna Eden – Triple Warmer technique), as this will keep blood coming to the frontal lobe of the brain and help ease the fear energy.
3. When your list is complete, select the first item on the list. What would a positive affirmation be for this worry? Focus on what you would love to see happen, and on a new sheet of paper, write the positive affirmation. Remember these can be specific or broad affirmations. Just be sure that when you read it, you feel good! Continue this process for the rest of the items on your list.
4. Take the paper with the original list of fears and find some matches. If you can do this outside, that would be great! Take a few minutes to connect with the Earth and say a little prayer. Safely burn the list and as you do repeat, “Thank you Angels for transforming my fears into love!”
5. Type up your list of positive affirmations and print it out. Read it every morning (or more often if you need to) to keep your focus on what you want to create. Be sure to ask yourself after each affirmation, how does this statement make me feel? If you aren’t feeling anything, then you need to find a different affirmation. Find one that brings you relief and opens your heart.
Below are a few of the positive affirmations that I came up with (many are adapted from Florence Scovel Shinn). Feel free to use them or adapt them to fit your circumstances!
“The Divine plan for my life now comes to pass and I love every part of it!”
“My emotions are my friends!”
“My loved ones are Divinely guided in all they think, say and do and they are always protected by Angels.”
“I deserve only love, joy and abundance and I graciously allow myself to receive it!”
“The Light of Christ streams through every cell in my body and I give thanks for my radiant health and the radiant health of those I love.”
“I am grounded and peaceful, trusting that all change is good change, and my future is one of joy!”
And if all else fails, ask yourself…
“What would Donna Eden do?”
She’s my happiness guru and just thinking of her changes my energy in the right direction! You can find lots of Energy Medicine tips and enjoy Donna’s joyous energy on You Tube. Using Energy Medicine is a great way to start shifting from fear to love. Here is a link to “Heaven Rushing In” with Donna in Chicago: Heaven Rushing In
Sending lots of love to all!
I hope you are enjoying the lovely spring weather! It is amazing how Ohio can go from cold and gloomy to vibrantly green and colorful. Truly Ohio is magical this time of year! Just a heads up…I will be on vacation from June 22nd through July 9th, so this month’s special offer is good through June 21st instead of the end of the month. Read on for upcoming events and inspiration for June!
Events This Month
Summer Earth Wisdom Empowerment Circles at the Blessed Foundation (Medina, Ohio): Dates: 6/12, 7/24, 8/14 from 6- 7PM (arrival at 5:45 PM so we can start on time): We had a great time at the first Earth Wisdom Empowerment Circle in May! For the June Circle we will be on the seventh chakra vortex to deepen our connection with our Spiritual Support Team and hear guidance for the month. Sign up for the 6/12 Earth Wisdom Circle by WEDNESDAY, 6/11/2014.
Description for the Earth Wisdom Circles: For Summer 2014, we will be taking the empowerment circles out to Mother Earth! Each month, we will meet out at the beautiful Blessed Foundation in Medina, Ohio for an in-person gathering. During this experience, you will be invited to connect with the Earth energies (we will be sitting in a circle on one chakra vortex or meridian vortex for each meeting) to restore balance to your system and experience intuitive insights and guidance. As we connect with Mother Earth with love, we will be raising our vibration and lifting the vibration of the planet! Different tools and techniques as well as intuitive guidance will be shared as part of the experience. If the weather is inclement, we will move inside to the retreat house and connect to the Earth energies from there. Cost is $15. Pre-registration is required. Visit this link to register: Empowerment Circles
6/8/2014: June Empowerment Call – Feed Your Inner Fire, 7-8 PM EST: We have planted seeds for what we wish to manifest this year and now we are ready to start feeding the fire of our intentions! For this call, we will connect with our Angels and Spirit Guides on how to connect with and ignite our excitement and enthusiasm for that which is coming to life for us. After the guided meditation for the first half of the call, I’ll be doing mini-oracle card readings for volunteers who are on the call live. You’ll also have a chance to share about your experience through the guided meditation. The call will be recorded. Cost: $15; community members are free. To register for the call visit: Empowerment Calls
Featured Spiritual Tools
The Crystal Ally Cards by Naisha Ashian provide guidance using crystal energies to empower. I’ll be using this book this month for the special Pyramid Crystal Ally readings to help give you deeper insight into a concern you are facing. See below for this month’s special offers.
The Wisdom of Avalon Oracle Cards by Colette Baron-Reid
Here are the cards that fell out for this month:
The Serpent (Knowledge/Healing): “Card Meaning: The Serpent’s message is one of healing and of gaining knowledge. Whatever situation you’re in right now is meant for this purpose. The serpent also reminds you that knowledge is important. Perhaps it’s time for you to read a book or take class in order to gain more understanding of your inquiry, or you may need to ask questions of others who “know” and can help you. Ask the Serpent and you will be guided to the right answer easily and effortlessly. The Serpent heralds success if you follow his signal. The Serpent also lets you know that you may be suffering because there are aspects of yourself that are wounded and still need tending. Now is the time for this. Perhaps you need to rest, meditate, and allow the knowledge to come to consciousness. Or maybe you just need to sleep more. Another aspect of Serpent energy is that each time you experience a healing or learn new things, you may need to shed your skin and adopt a new one. But don’t worry – the Serpent says that it’s a necessary and beautiful thing.”
The Stag (Pride/Leadership): “When the Stag appears on your path, he tells you to take pride in all that you do. Be the leader and hold your head high, and others will follow by your example. Ask yourself these questions: “Am I following my highest path?” “Am I acting in integrity and doing the best I can?” or “Am I held back by the kind of pride that cuts me off from life through arrogance, or in reverse, low self-esteem?” The Stag asks you to be a leader, be proactive (with the highest intentions), and to always ask, “What is the highest good for all?” Arrogance and its reverse are both places of alienation and ways to avoid responsibility and accountability. The Stag leads you out of both difficult places into the kind of pride that reminds you that you’re always in service to the God/Goddess in every step you take. You may already be there, in which case, you should be proud and happy. Look how far you’ve come! Rejoice, for the Stag always leads you to a higher place with a sure and steady footing.”
Work with Nancy
New Client Special – $25/25 Minutes or $55/60 Minutes
Community Member Special Offer – $10 off a 60 minute Crystal Ally Card Pyramid Empowerment Reading: For this reading, we will use the Pyramid Spread shared in the Crystal Ally Cards by Naisha Ashian. This spread offers a deeper look at an issue you are facing. We will use the crystal ally cards to get the overview and then I’ll share intuitive insights and suggestions for working with the messages to empower you. Regular rate: $75; Community members through 6/21 – $65
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Have a wonderful month!
I am sitting on the bank of a river. I watch at my feet as a snake slides through the sun-kissed water. My eyes are drawn to the sky where I see a hawk flying overhead. I become the hawk and see the river far below. Its shape is like the snake, curving gently as it winds through the valley below. At its mouth, the snake’s jaw seems to open wide, pouring the water into the vastness of the ocean beyond.
Snakes have been a long time phobia for me and I’ve spent the last fourteen years letting go of this fear. They have come forward in my life every time there is a need for rebirth and often drastic change. Though the change it brings is often challenging, ultimately, it has been a change for the better. As I feel this image, I feel the need to be like the hawk and to see from a vaster viewpoint. The symbol of ocean for me is connected with God-consciousness – the Divine collection of all the drops of water or souls who come together in this infinite space. The snake is pouring out all of those journeying into the vastness of the great “I AM.” We are moving out of our limited consciousness and into a more expanded way of being.
When I see the snake swimming by my foot, I feel a wave of fear. What if it bites me or what if I had been walking and hadn’t seen it there? When I am the hawk, I feel no fear about the course the snake follows. I can see how it is moving in the direction it needs to go. As with the real snake, the only danger of experiencing pain with the snake would be if I intentionally stepped into its path. All of this speaks to me of letting go of the need to control the changes going on in my life. Like the river, the direction and path are already created. My role is to simply follow where the water leads. So for today, I will stop trying to predict where things are going or to force things to happen. For today, I will act only when I feel called to act and spend the rest of the time enjoying the cool breeze, the warm sun, and the gently flowing water moving through the lush green world around me.
Love and blessings to all!
Just a reminder that today (Wednesday 10/21) is the last day to sign up for the May Earth Wisdom Empowerment Circle at the Blessed Foundation.
Here are the details:
Join Intuitive Life Coach, Nancy Nicholas, for a unique experience where you will connect with the Earth energies for healing and guidance at the beautiful Blessed Foundation! For this experience, we will be sitting on an Earth Vortex (energy center) or Earth Meridian to bring these healing energies into our system. You will experience a guided meditation and personalized messages to empower you. As we connect with Mother Earth with love, we will also be raising our vibration and lifting the vibration of the planet! If the weather is inclement, we will move inside to the retreat house and connect to the Earth energies from there. Participants are welcome to bring a lawn chair, if they prefer not to sit on the ground.
Sign up for Thursday 5/22 Earth Wisdom Empowerment Circle by Wednesday 5/21! Join me as we connect with the kidney meridian to release fear and experience courage to create what we would love to experience in our lives! Register by 5/21/2014. Pre-registration is required. Visit this link to register: Empowerment Circle Readings or contact Nancy directly: Nancy@EmpoweringLightworkers.com or call330-416-6184
Earth Wisdom Circle Time: 6 – 7 PM (plan to arrive by 5:45 so we can begin at 6).
Location: The Blessed Foundation (Medina, OH)
Fee: $15 per person, per event. These events are open to anyone, but pre-registration is required as space is limited in the retreat house.
Summer Earth Wisdom Dates: Thursdays: 5/22, 6/12, 7/24, 8/14 – From 6 – 7 PM (5:45 PM arrival). Participants are welcome to come to any or all!
For Summer 2014, we will be taking the empowerment circles out to Mother Earth! Each month, those who sign up will meet out at the beautiful Blessed Foundation in Medina, Ohio for an in-person gathering. During this experience, you will be invited to connect with the Earth energies (we will be sitting in a circle on one chakra vortex or meridian vortex for each meeting) to restore balance to your system and experience intuitive insights and guidance. As we connect with Mother Earth with love, we will be raising our vibration and lifting the vibration of the planet! Different tools and techniques as well as intuitive guidance will be shared as part of the experience. If the weather is inclement, we will move inside to the retreat house and connect to the Earth energies from there. Meeting Time: 6 – 7 PM. Location: The Blessed Foundation (Medina, OH). Cost: $15 per Circle
Sign up for Thursday 5/22 Earth Wisdom Empowerment Circle: For this circle, we will focus on connecting with the kidney meridian to release fear and experience courage to create what we would love to experience in our lives. Register by 5/21/2014. Pre-registration is required. Visit this link to register: Empowerment Circle Readings
Save the Dates!
The Earth Wisdom Circles will meet on the following Thursdays: 5/22, 6/12, 7/24, 8/14 – From 6 – 7 PM
Participants are welcome to come to any or all!
Have a wonderful day!