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ENGULFED by Shailie Dubois

 Whilst soaring high there are moments in life that test us, throwing us back down to earth…

 Sometimes we are left feeling shattered and a little lost but within these trails is a world of magic waiting to be uncovered, reclaimed, and embodied. When we fall it is an opportunity to break the walls that keep us from who we are.

This poem is reflective of the painful moments that bring us to our knees, "Why?" we often plea. Our loving creator breaks us down to wash away the falseness and reveal our truly magical selves.  May we all have the strength to fall with grace for God’s blessings await us!
Engulfed

Sometimes I fall
like a glass held high above my head
It drops
shattering my falseness
pouring out truthfulness
In that moment
I lay silently on the floor
a little lighter
a little calmer
I marvel at the loss
that has engulfed me in magic
~

Shailie Dubois has a degree in Psychology. She is also a graduate of the Advanced Shamanism Program at the Canadian Centre for Shamanic Studies. She practices Intuitive Prayer Healing, a combination of her studies in psychological well-being, Christianity, Bhakti yoga, shamanic healing, energy healing, prayer therapy, aromatherapy, music, art and a lifetime of dreaming. Her mission is to inspire community rooted in the service of God. She is called to bring people together through artistic expression, sharing stories and songs, and providing sacred space to get lost in and find 'home.' Connect with Shailie on her blog here, or on her Intuitive Prayer Healing Facebook page.

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