5.25.2015

Adventuring

This weekend was all about me and my inner guide.

I decided to take a road trip and simply listen to my spirit on where to go and it was fucking amazing.

All week, I had this yearning to visit the Spillway. It's this badass waterfall near where I went to college. It has been a place of peace, serenity and renewing for me for many years. When I arrived, it was breathtaking.

Since it was a little flooded, the waters were rushing and misty. The entire time I was there I felt surrounded by love and peace. I did some meditating and listened to what spirit had to say then I cleansed my hands in the water. I released some heavy junk there! I instantly felt refreshed and renewed. My soul needed that badly.








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I then stopped by a local winery, had some lunch and sipped on my favorite wine. I meandered my way to Garden of the Gods, which I had been dying to see for many years.

It was absolutely magnificent. As I was mediating upon the rock formations, a hawk soared right above me and I could hear the whoosh of its wings. Such beauty and power.







Along the way, I saw a tiny rainbow. Rainbows are my sign that I'm on the right path (I saw 3 rainbows this trip).


In the morning, I headed to Turkey Run.





Something in me that morning told me I should go back to my hometown. So after Turkey run, I hit the road again and headed up there. I had not been since Thanksgiving. I'm so damn happy I went. I got some time in with my mom, the Mississippi river and reconnected with some people who are very near and dear to my heart.

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The purpose of this trip was to reconnect with myself and release some old stuff. I sure did. I have been working on self love and cultivating relationships. This trip was precisely what I needed to do both. I feel content, connected and in love with life.

On my way home today, I did a little relationship ceremony and when I came out of the woods, I felt the warmth of the sun. I put my hands up to receive and looked towards the heavens. When I did, the sun was encapsulated by a rainbow. I know for sure I'm on the right path.


What have you done to feed your spirit lately?

xo, arielle