Dakota Chanel https://dakotachanel.com Water Priestess Mystery School, Courses & Retreats Wed, 28 Oct 2020 02:29:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.3 Sacred Union Conflict Resolution https://dakotachanel.com/2020/10/sacred-union-conflict-resolution/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=sacred-union-conflict-resolution https://dakotachanel.com/2020/10/sacred-union-conflict-resolution/#respond Wed, 28 Oct 2020 02:29:47 +0000 https://dakotachanel.com/?p=7172 “What are you doing! You almost got hit by a car taking that corner too wide!” My voice is a bit raised as my beloved and I ride home. “No I didn’t! They weren’t even close to hitting me!” He defends. It turns out that we have different definitions of “close”. Our biggest relationship conflict […]

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“What are you doing! You almost got hit by a car taking that corner too wide!” My voice is a bit raised as my beloved and I ride home.

“No I didn’t! They weren’t even close to hitting me!” He defends.

It turns out that we have different definitions of “close”.

Our biggest relationship conflict is around driving. We have totally different driving styles. He’s more daring than me and doesn’t like to follow certain ettiquete which triggers feelings of not being safe which I tend to overreact to because trauma in my nervous system gets activated.

It seems like a surface argument, but there is actually more happening on a deeper level.

Conflict resolution is essential to sacred union. In partnership, we have the joy of looking into the deepest mirror of our gifts and shadows. When wounds are triggered, how can we lay down our word swords and come back to tending and compassion?

It is the hardest when trauma is activated and the defense shield is up.

It can feel so uncomfortable to stay in the body.

But being present with the body is the gift.

It’s the rewiring that happens on a biological level.

We don’t have it all figured out, but are so grateful for the tools we both have. I felt inspired to share incase they are also supportive to you. 

TIPS FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION

Try not to have charged interactions in the car. It’s one of the worst places for it.

The energy is already chaotic from moving and one person is 1/2 distracted from driving.

If you can, create a sacred space at home or in nature to have a conversation. Light candles, soft piano music, smoke cleansing, etc.

Water brings peace and reconciliation to a room, so if you want to go the extra step, gather a bowl of water from nature nearby or sit near a moving body of water.

Start from Stillness

Breathe Deeply

Eye Gaze

Feel into your Heart

Ask these questions:

What’s true? Aka what actually happened.

What is trigger/trauma?

Where can you take responsibility? (Yes, be mature and do it first if needed)

Are they also able to take responsibility? (If not, that is a red flag)

Where can you support each other to see blind spots?

Where can you embrace shadow work?

Where can you grow in love?

Take turns speaking and responding & if it feels right you can also time it.

End with 3 things you are grateful for about the other person.

It can also be helpful to take talking breaks to regulate the nervous system with silent nurturing touch.

Example Options:

Face each other sitting down and each put a hand on the others heart

Face each other sitting down with knees touching

Lay down facing each other holding hands

Sometimes it’s helpful to sleep on things and come back to them in the morning. Although it is good to not go to bed upset it doesn’t mean that you have to stay up all night trying to work something out. Sleep & dream time can also help resolve things as does space.

Agree about the tools you are going to try while you are in a not triggered state.

It takes two to tango. An argument is never one persons fault. It’s a trauma key in a trauma lock that fits perfectly. But the beauty is that when you can finally turn the key, there is a treasure of deeper intimacy on the other side of the door.

What is your most helpful tool when there is conflict present with your beloved?

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Crystal Water Offerings https://dakotachanel.com/2020/10/crystal-water-offerings/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=crystal-water-offerings https://dakotachanel.com/2020/10/crystal-water-offerings/#respond Wed, 28 Oct 2020 02:25:09 +0000 https://dakotachanel.com/?p=7170 Recently, I bought an almost $400 sustainably sourced garnet and offered it in ceremony with holy water, honey and prayers to my favorite waterfall. I know that probably sounds nuts to many of you but hear me out. This is my form of Seva to the Deva. Or service to the elementals. It is a […]

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Recently, I bought an almost $400 sustainably sourced garnet and offered it in ceremony with holy water, honey and prayers to my favorite waterfall. I know that probably sounds nuts to many of you but hear me out. This is my form of Seva to the Deva. Or service to the elementals. It is a very important form of activism to me.

I first realized the power of offering crystals to water accidentally. I’ve told this story a lot so I’ll keep it brief, but years ago I hiked to a waterfall that told me to offer my favorite quartz crystal into it that I’d been working with for years. I did it and felt how happy it made the water to receive the gift. Then I had a super mystical experience totally sober where I felt like my cells were blooming from the inside out.

Since then, I’ve been guided to offer specific crystals to specific bodies of water in specific ceremonies.

Why is it so powerful to offer crystals to water? 

Water is a liquid crystal! At least in its living form. This is called structured water and it is the kind of water that supports life with geometric molecular structure. However, due to toxicity and human mistreatment, a lot of water has become dead otherwise known as bulk water. It no longer holds a cohesive structure or pattern.

This is important because structured water can receive and share information. It is vitally important and a main aspect of water priestessing to create living water however we can. Water is constantly being influenced by what’s around it. So by giving crystals to the water, we are offering a gift of crystalline structure! In addition to whatever other properties are in the gemstone.

I highly recommend offering crystals to water. However, most crystals have been mined unethically so be careful and aware in your sourcing. There are also other things that are wonderful gifts to offer the water.

WATER OFFERING IDEAS:
Crystals & Stones
Other Holy Water
Honey (one of my favs. Watching honey pour into water is one of the most beautiful things)
Flowers
Herbs
Flower Essences
Essential Oils
Songs

Make sure whatever you offer is natural, organic, and of the highest alignment with nature. This is the MOST important element of offerings. It doesn’t matter how much it costs or how much you offer, it is about the purity of the substance and also the purity of your heart & intentions.

WATER OFFERING PRAYER EXAMPLE:

“I offer the depth of my gratitude to the waters of life & womb of creation. Please accept this offering of ____ as an extension of my love and appreciation.”

Then using the power of your visualization, imagine the waters glowing and forming beautiful crystalline shapes.

Water gives us everything so generously. It feels good to give back even in little ways.

I pray that our waters will be restored to pure crystalline vibrancy of heaven on earth frequencies.

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Mermaid Origin & Legends https://dakotachanel.com/2020/10/mermaid-origin-legends/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=mermaid-origin-legends https://dakotachanel.com/2020/10/mermaid-origin-legends/#respond Wed, 28 Oct 2020 02:23:44 +0000 https://dakotachanel.com/?p=7169 Did you know that the first recorded story of a mermaid claims that she lived in a lake, not the ocean? I was shocked when I first heard this. Legend has it that over 3000 years ago in ancient Assyria there lived a goddess by the name of Atargatis or Ataratheh (which I think sounds […]

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Did you know that the first recorded story of a mermaid claims that she lived in a lake, not the ocean? I was shocked when I first heard this. Legend has it that over 3000 years ago in ancient Assyria there lived a goddess by the name of Atargatis or Ataratheh (which I think sounds more flowing). She was a beautiful well loved goddess by her people. However, she fell in love with a mortal man and accidentally killed him while making passionate love. She was devastated and stricken by grief. Nine months later she gave birth to a baby girl, Semiramis, who later would become queen. The baby looked so much like her dead beloved that she couldn’t bare the grief and she dove into a lake to drown herself but instead she was turned into a mermaid.

A more modern mermaid story can be found in the coastal English town of Cornwall. There is a church that has a mermaid carved onto one of its benches. It’s referred to as the mermaid of Zennor. Legend says that an unearthly beautiful woman with a heavenly singing voice used to attend church service. There were many men interested in her but one in particular, Mathew, was determined to find out more about her. One day, he followed her toward the ocean cliffs and was never seen again. The whole town was in mourning.

Many years later, a ship off the coast put down its anchor. Shortly after, a gorgeous mermaid came up out of the ocean and asked if he could kindly raise his anchor as he had dropped it over the doorway of her house, and she wanted to be with her beloved husband Mathew and their children. The captain raised the anchor and told everyone in town what had happened.

The symbol of the mermaid is so much deeper than a surface fascination. It speaks to a deep part of our mythos as a humanity and a longing to connect with something magical. We are over 99% water at the molecular level. We are mermaids in our mothers womb before we are born into the air.

The mermaid symbolizes the ability to dive beneath the surface of reality to the realm of spirit, where breath is suspended and life takes on a special depth. To glean the wisdom that can’t be spoken with the mouth, only shared through frequency of the heart. To bring this message to the surface. We do this every time we have the courage to dive deep into our internal waters and come up to share that insight with the world.

I’ve heard many say the word mermaid means servant of the sea, but I believe something a little deeper.

In Egyptian, the word mer is derived from Mry “beloved” or Mr “love”. Mer, Merry, Marry, Mary, Marie, Miriam, Meru (indian for yoni, navel, womb, center) are all closely related. Mar in many languages also means Sea.

So if the Mer aspect of Mermaid means beloved, love, or sea, what does maid mean? On the surface, maid means servant or in service to. However, another meaning is a virgin. By virgin I do not mean not having had sex. A virgin means a sovereign woman who is in an energetic state that feels pure.

So what does the name Mermaid mean to me?

A pure woman in service to the sea of love.

I cannot think of a more beautiful mission statement for my life.

We are in the time of the mermaids and the return of the Divine Feminine. Mermaids represent what we need to return to if we hope to evolve as a species instead of go extinct. They symbolize immersion in the elements, connection with the cosmic womb, deep alignment with the Divine Mother, beauty, grace, love.

Fun Ways Connect to your Inner Mermaid:

🧜‍♀ Brush your hair slowly, combing your intentions into it after anointing the strands with your favorite essential oil. I prefer rose, white lotus or jasmine.
🧜‍♀ Sing to the water. Not just in the shower, but intentionally going to a river or the ocean and offering the vibration of your voice.
🧜‍♀ Eat seaweed salad and spirulina smoothies.
🧜‍♀ Take a mermaid bath with 1/2 cup sea salt, 2 tbs spirulina & a few drops of your favorite essential oil.

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My Favorite Name for the G-spot https://dakotachanel.com/2020/09/my-favorite-name-for-the-g-spot/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=my-favorite-name-for-the-g-spot https://dakotachanel.com/2020/09/my-favorite-name-for-the-g-spot/#respond Fri, 04 Sep 2020 03:35:06 +0000 https://dakotachanel.com/?p=6745 I have always disliked the name G-Spot. To name a sacred part of a female’s body after a man who supposedly “discovered” it is so obviously wrong yet perfectly illustrates the backwards nature of our modern culture. After years of not finding anything better to call it besides the gratitude spot, I finally found a […]

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I have always disliked the name G-Spot. To name a sacred part of a female’s body after a man who supposedly “discovered” it is so obviously wrong yet perfectly illustrates the backwards nature of our modern culture. After years of not finding anything better to call it besides the gratitude spot, I finally found a name I am absolutely in love with.

I’ve read that the Taoists refer to the g-spot as the BLACK PEARL. This is the most beautiful and accurate name I have come across. 

It doesn’t feel like a pearl physically, but it does energetically. Just like a pearl takes an irritant and transforms it into something beautiful. We can alchemize the trauma into radiant wholeness. The pain into pleasure. The chaos into beauty. The separation into union. The numbness into feeling.

Pearls are the gems of the sea, just like the g-spot is a jewel in the watery yoni. Pearls come radiant and complete unto themselves, needing no polishing or cutting. It was thought in Ancient Greece that pearls were the tears of the gods. This is another potent symbol as this part of our body is deeply connected to tears and the heart. Whatever unprocessed emotions, especially grief and sadness, that are stored there become a literal dam that blocks our amrita from flowing.

It’s also interesting that it is a black pearl, not white or purple or gold. Black being the color that is the absence of all colors. It is not even technically considered a color by scientists because it is the total absence of light. It is the deep void. The primordial zero point. The inky portal of the womb. It embraces all. As white reflects, black absorbs. Within the arms of the divine mother.

Connecting with our black pearl is how we cultivate female ejaculation or what I like to call amrita orgasms. My favorite kind of climax.

Amrita orgasms feel like my cells have been baptized from the inside out.

Instead of an orgasm that feels like more of a contraction (such as a clitoral orgasm) it is a deep relaxation and pure surrender with a flow of nectar from our bodies.

A big part of my offerings to humanity it to support women to awaken to the power of their inner amrita waters. It is healing for our bodies and for the earth!

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Casual sex doesn’t exist.

There is nothing casual about exchanging sacred sexual fluids.

These waters flow as liquid scrolls of light telling a story deeper than could ever be communicated with words. Not just your story but that of your ancestors. Not just the pretty parts of your story that you like to tell, but those secrets maybe you can barely consciously remember yourself.

All the wholeness and all the fractures.

I’m not writing this to shame one night stands or any kind of consensual sex. In fact, the only lover experience I’ve ever had was a delicious and much needed exchange. It’s to bring awareness of what we are actually doing beyond a physical sensation.

As a woman, our womb is a portal. A port where the ship of sea men comes home. An inter-dimensional ocean that calls starlight into its depth and births celestial songs as babies to earth. Is our womb a heavenly garden of love, truth, sanctity, and virtues of heaven on earth? Yes. And it’s also a compost alchemizer of separation, lies, detritus and shadows of the human condition. This is why bringing the light of our awareness to the black hole of the womb is essential in transmutation and true embodiment.

Semen {sea-men} is sacred. However, not all semen is equal. It is influenced based on what you eat, thoughts you think, actions, karmas, ext. I have had semen that I ingested where I felt sick after. I have also had semen that has filled me with energy, love and vitality. The most powerful experience I ever had went like this…I was with the only lover I’ve ever had (I like to be in committed containers before I made love). I swallowed his seed and was instantly filled with energy and started hearing poetry that wanted to come through. It was late, so he fell asleep, and I went downstairs to write. After I caught the inspiration on paper, I went back upstairs and tried to fall asleep. Instead of falling asleep, I went into this space between waking and dreaming where I could see myself sleeping but I was still conscious. In that space, I felt myself be tuned into the frequency of the angels and it was like a radio was playing in my ears of music from heaven. The angels played two songs. They were the most exquisite songs I have ever heard and the feeling they evoked was purely divine. I remember wishing that it would last forever and the music would never stop, but then it faded. I lay there in awe and gratitude before falling asleep. When I told him what happened in the morning, he said that he knows exactly what I was talking about and that it used to happen to him sometimes. That showed me in a whole new way the power of semen. It is a sacrament that contains information of encoded light.

What if all men consciously knew the power of their wand of light and offered it as a gift in full healing to their beloved?

What if all women consciously knew the power of their oceanic womb portal and offered it as a gift in full healing to their beloved?

What a different world this would be.

The waters of man & woman are some of the most powerful on earth. They create human life. My prayer is that we remember this. That we hold the mixing of sexual waters with honor and reverence.

Sex is my deepest prayer.

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New Magdalene Story https://dakotachanel.com/2020/07/magdalene/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=magdalene https://dakotachanel.com/2020/07/magdalene/#respond Thu, 23 Jul 2020 03:51:16 +0000 https://dakotachanel.com/?p=6477 I’m ready for a new story. Jesus off the cross, alive.In Magdalene’s arms.Kissing her pregnant belly. The sacredness of sexuality & family. I see the return of the sun.The holy masculine essence.That says no more.With a warrior spirit.To this broken system that attempts to create perpetrators instead of protectors.But men.You are strong.You have fought wars […]

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I’m ready for a new story.

Jesus off the cross, alive.
In Magdalene’s arms.
Kissing her pregnant belly.

The sacredness of sexuality & family.

I see the return of the sun.
The holy masculine essence.
That says no more.
With a warrior spirit.
To this broken system that attempts to create perpetrators instead of protectors.
But men.
You are strong.
You have fought wars for us.
You have shouldered burdens for us.
Built houses for us.
Hunted food for us.
We need you home in the womb of love. 
The biggest battle that needs winning is the division of the sexes. We all want to love and be loved. The simplicity of our hearts deepest cries.

No punishment.
Taken off the cross.
Nurturing the wounds.
Tending the home hearth.

You want heaven?
Find god in your beloved.
And worship.

The holy family must be brought to the forefront of any revolution. The revelation that comes from within. The sacred pulse of father seed and mother ocean in the heart of infinity. To love. To love the other as one to create another. Two birthing three infinitely.

The pathway is tumbling into the Presence with you. Oh my love. Rapture. I see you made in God’s image. A radiant beacon of light.

This is a call to love.
With all the faces.
Gentle and fierce.

I see a prophecy coming into being.
The seeds planted at the beginning.
Sophiac sprouting.
The golden dawn is blooming.
Radiant rose rising.
Keep believing.
Keep seeing.
With 2020 vision.
We hold to the creation.
The clarity of union.
Sacred family be our crest.
Cradled at the breast.
Of loves pulsing breath.
Ocean tides rise and fall.
Kingdoms flourish then crumble.
Only a matter of time.
Before the waters rise.
So hear the cry.
Love with heart.
Know the truth.
Sing the hearth.
Home whole and holy.
In honey comb being.
Trusting in the mystery.

On this day, I honor not just one woman. I honor the lineage of the magdalenes. The mermaids in dev-ocean to the sea of love. Sacred union of the ocean womb and starlight seed coming together infinitely.

I choose a new Magdalene story. Heaven on earth as holy family.

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Oracular Musings https://dakotachanel.com/2020/06/oracular-musings/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=oracular-musings https://dakotachanel.com/2020/06/oracular-musings/#respond Tue, 02 Jun 2020 18:36:07 +0000 https://dakotachanel.com/?p=6321 There is a theif who wants to steal your peace. “You can’t be at peace now,” says the thief. There is so much to be not peaceful about. Here’s a great reason! That one looses allure? Here’s a better reason! “Oh this one, this one is so great you can’t be at peace! It would […]

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There is a theif who wants to steal your peace.
“You can’t be at peace now,” says the thief.
There is so much to be not peaceful about.
Here’s a great reason!
That one looses allure?
Here’s a better reason!
“Oh this one, this one is so great you can’t be at peace! It would be selfish!”, says the thief.
Do you finally see?
What will set you free?
The theif wants a feast.
But it doesn’t eat peace.
It only eats fear.
Shatter the mirror!
The illusion of separation!
We are the union.
These are the bells of reunion.
Starve the thief.
Release the grief.
Your heart a lake of peace.
Joy is my rebellion.

Make my fingers the quills of the goddess
Dip them in her milky ocean as ink
The divide ended in the divine play
Now is the rapture of the way
Return to us I hear her say
The holy trinity of divinity
Rapture of eternity
Freedoms kiss of forgiveness
You want bliss
Embrace
All you see
You and me
Lovers breath eternally
We share the air, we share the soil, we share the seed, we share the bliss & toil
We must remember we are royal when we humble
Kiss the earth with bare feet
Greet each thing you meet with the heart of sweetness
Harmony’s nest beaconing us to rest
In the inherent birthright with which we’re blessed
On the tide of Amrita I ride
No longer fighting the love inside
This bliss has exploded out my eyes
No longer blinded by the night
Hear my dreams take flight
In the cradle of your constellations
Open up and sing the nations together
Light as a feather
Drink freedoms kiss of forgiveness
The only way we liberate
Is to release all the hate
A million jewels could never compare to the brilliance of you
I have been blinded to true sight
I thought I saw before
But no
These eyes were lying to me
I can never see through the eyes of two. 
You comb my hair in the garden of a thousand suns
The simple pace of tending
My mind went on a walk
I don’t care if it returns
This clarity of peace
Worth all the chatter
Of false protection
The right way to worship is how the divine moves you
Wisdom of ancient gnosis pulses your heart and streams your blood
Follow the divinity in the curves of your body
Home to the source of purity

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With what’s happening in the collective, there is no better time than now to go out and gather your own spring water! 🙂 In honor of World Water Day, I want to share about one of the foundational aspects of my life, the magic of spring water!

The most important reason why I gather and drink my own spring water from nature is almost never addressed in research I do about the best kinds of water. In a science driven culture, we are concerned about alkalinity, deuterium levels, filtration, etc. Most people think of water as a substance, not as a living being. Not as a friend. One of your best friends, truly. 

The spiritual aspect is the number one reason I gather my own spring water. I also believe it is the most natural and healthy option coming from the right spring & not processed as it contains the healthy microbes and probiotics, but I want to address the spirit.

I see water as the elemental representation of the divine mother. She is what makes it possible to have any sort of earthly human experience. We are all formed from the sacred sexual fluids of our parents, gestated in the amniotic fluid of the womb. Our bodies are made of mostly water. Without water, there would be no humans, no trees, no animals, no flowers. It would be like mars.

Spring water bubbles up from deep within the ground filtered and charged through sometimes hundreds of thousands of feet of earth. I find it hard to believe that a filter or machine with around 12 inches of filtration material can be better than that. Not only does it emerge with physically pristine minerals, probiotics and negative ions, it also contains an unmeasurable spiritual essence.

Different spring water has different qualities physically, but also energetically.

There are legends surrounding healing springs around the world. Stories of how they were formed and who guards them. Lordes in France is said to have been created by the Virgin Mary herself and provides healing miracles to people still to this day. Tirta Empul water temple in Bali has a fantastical story involving the spring being created by the god Indra to thwart an enemy, who tried to kill his army with a poisonous pond (this water is for bathing only). The spring at Delphi in Greece is the naiad nymph Castalia said to inspire poetry to those who drink from her waters.

Springs are said to be portals to the other worlds. Guarded by nymphs, nagas, and all kinds of magical creatures.

These types of legends in Europe were almost wiped out with the Roman Empire and inquisitions. All who believed and practiced simple magic such as communing with the water spirits were killed.

One of my favorite stories is that of the well maidens. Legends about women in Europe called the well maidens who used to guard wells and provide water from golden goblets to thirsty travelers. One day, the king came through the land and raped one of them. Sparking the same behavior in other men. The well maidens disappeared. The wells went dry. A wasteland was formed. This tale is a reflection of the connection between water and sexuality as well as the connection between woman and the earth.

Now is the time to re-mem-ber and awaken the well maiden in us all. Mem is the Hebrew letter for water. Water has Mem-ory.

I believe in the values of local water just as much as local food. I see this movement growing in our lifetime. When we drink water from a place, it connects us deeper to the spirit of that location. When I go to a new place, I love to find a spring and drink from the local springs if possible. When I traveled to Glastonbury, UK for the first time, I fasted for 3 days on the sacred waters and local fruits right off the trees. I could feel the palpable connection with the land through this choice.

The spirit of water is calling us to reconnect with her in the deepest way. To gather our own water. Just like our ancestors did. Our ancestors didn’t have fancy water machines. They also didn’t create villages or settle where there was no water. Water was revered as the center of the community and the nodal point around which life could spiral out and take root.

Now we manipulate her, just like the feminine. Dam her waters, manipulate her flow. Plug our waters, take birth control. Sea the parallel?

Liberating water and the feminine are inseparable.

Going to a spring is a journey that connects us to the core of life on earth. When we see it not just through the lens of the physical, but the spiritual, we open to magical experiences. Maybe you’ll even meet a water naga 😉

HOW TO CONNECT SPIRITUALLY WITH A SPRING:
Introduce yourself & intention
Express your gratitude and love
Make an offering: one that contains your DNA like hair or saliva and the other something like a crystal or flower
Sing & pray
Sit quietly and enter meditation
Express that you are open to meet the guardian of the spring and deeper spiritual/unseen properties of this water
Open and receive the magic

I’ve traveled the world and successfully gathered spring water. Across the states, Hawaii, Europe, Bali. It takes prioritizing, but is so worth it! The only place I have traveled to that I couldn’t get spring water was Florida! So ironic for being the spring state. I’m sure that if I lived there and researched deeper and asked around I could find one, but I didn’t. The result? I was so dehydrated. The processed spring water from the store tasted and felt dead. My body didn’t want it. The green juice was more hydrating (had more hydrogen). The water we drink is the most foundational aspect of our physical health as we are about 3/4 water! Once you start drinking fresh spring water, it’s impossible to go back as you feel the difference so palpably in your cells.

Go to FINDASPRING.COM to see a comprehensive user generated map of cold and hot springs around the world!

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Praying During Sex https://dakotachanel.com/2020/02/sacredunion-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=sacredunion-2 https://dakotachanel.com/2020/02/sacredunion-2/#respond Mon, 10 Feb 2020 14:32:06 +0000 https://dakotachanel.com/?p=5413 If I’m in my head thinking while having sex, I love to switch to prayer and praise. It is so powerful to celebrate and pray for your beloved during lovemaking. To pour your love and gratitude into them. To feel it move and baptize every cell. Give the mind a beautiful practice until it’s ready […]

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If I’m in my head thinking while having sex, I love to switch to prayer and praise. It is so powerful to celebrate and pray for your beloved during lovemaking. To pour your love and gratitude into them. To feel it move and baptize every cell. Give the mind a beautiful practice until it’s ready to fully let go. Especially because love making generates energy and amplifies our thoughts. Sometimes we can be in work mode. Or list mode. Or chore mode. If the mind is still doing stuff instead of being present, give it something useful to do like honor your beloved or observe what feels good.

Example Thoughts:
I am so grateful for this beautiful beloved
What a honor to share my body with this person
Thank you for trusting me
I adore you
This feels amazing
I love it when you do that

Then think about all the sensations you can name. Focus on your breath and body sensations and empty the mind. Making sounds is very powerful to shift into presence.

Eventually, the mind will stop thinking and you’ll be immersed in the orgasmic sensations.

This is also a great practice to do in life in general! The mind loves to be busy and a lot of energy is wasted through overactive thinking or worrying. If you find your mind in thought loops or patterns, take out the tape! As my mama used to say. Mantras are very powerful for this. Also, focusing on breath.

Our thoughts are powerful and have an effect upon our reality. The more in integrity and life supporting we are with our thoughts, the more power they have and the more beautiful our life becomes.

Celebrate and worship with every thought especially when you don’t want to. This life is so precious and over before we know it. There is so much to be thankful for.

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Sacred Union https://dakotachanel.com/2020/01/sacredunion/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=sacredunion https://dakotachanel.com/2020/01/sacredunion/#respond Tue, 14 Jan 2020 23:12:24 +0000 https://dakotachanel.com/?p=5061 “Making love with you is my most powerful spiritual practice & meditation. Let’s cuddle, sync our breath and fill each other with gratitude.” Hearing these words pour like honey out my beloved’s lips are a soothing balm to my soul. After years of being in a relationship where I was told my sexuality & pleasure […]

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“Making love with you is my most powerful spiritual practice & meditation. Let’s cuddle, sync our breath and fill each other with gratitude.” Hearing these words pour like honey out my beloved’s lips are a soothing balm to my soul. After years of being in a relationship where I was told my sexuality & pleasure was a distraction on the pathway to god, now I’m in a partnership where we make love every day, and treat it as our favorite spiritual practice.

Your lover’s body is an altar

Your thoughts adorning the unseen spaces

Your hands tending the tender places

Maybe no one else has seen

We lovers touch the places no other light can get to

Make sure your thoughts are prayers

Your hands instruments of devotion

Don’t be blind

Behold the majesty in front of you

Your lips are jewels breathing rubies down my throat

Your rhythm the pulse keeping this heart alive

Your gaze the first thing to penetrate

Adore and be adorned in the splendor of rapture

Throw off these covers of separation

My body

Your body

Lay it

On the altar

Of beloved

True sight

One eye

Unraveled

See the god within your beloved and worship.

Sex and divinity are not separate. This is one of the most damaging consequences of certain modern religions. That we are sinners for having sex outside of marriage. Not true!

Some of the most spiritual experiences of my life have been making love.

You deserve to be adored. Cherished. Your sexuality is one of your most precious gifts. It has the potential to create another human being! What an honor to be celebrated and uplifted.

Any religion or spirituality that does not value union of the masculine and feminine, sexuality, and the sacredness of family is anti life and anti love and I regard as the true distraction on the earth. To demonize the body. To disregard relationships. Is a clever bypass. It’s easy to think you are enlightened by yourself in a cave. Try having a family and being in the world.

TOP TEN TIPS TO HAVING SPIRITUAL SEX

Hahahaaa there is no way I would ever make a list like that 😉 I’m totally kidding. But here are a few suggestions.

~ Be Present. Sounds simple, but actually is the hardest thing to do. Be completely present with the sensations that arise and be honest with your partner. The presence will guide the way!

~ Breathe into your heart, womb, yoni. Stay with the breath. Synch your breath. Alternate breath. Eye gaze

~ If your mind is thinking too much, switch to love and gratitude. Literally have a mantra of how much you love and appreciate the person you are with until it turns off in the presence of orgasmic bliss.

~ Delight your senses. Feed each other delicious foods. Anoint each other with precious oils. Massage. Play with sensations.

~ Cover your partner in rose petals. Heaven.

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