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by Ombassador and Spirit Warrior Jill Emich
I am a rebel. I am a master of my destiny. I live my truth. I choose. I choose not to dwell in any shame but instead celebrate. I choose not to focus on my weakness but transform them in to strengths.
I turn 40 this month and lets just say, some parts of my life I adore and some I may have a different opinion about. I am a single woman. I have no children of my own. But I love my work and I live passionately and from the heart. I am so proud of what I do bring in to this life and the gifts I have to offer. I am not going to say I do not have longings, because I do. I am not going to say that I didn’t wish I had a beautiful authentic connected partner in my life, because I do. But I can also celebrate the reality without having it have to match my plan of what others or I think it should be because as it turns out HERE I AM.
This longing is nothing more then me wanting to experience my own divine nature. It is only calling me into my best light.
I know this and I celebrate this.
So I am a rebel. I respect my individuality. It is neither less then nor greater then because we are all so unique that it is impossible to compare. A rebel does not mean I act out, it is more my essence-MY WAY. It is my way of respecting myself as an individual with my very own blueprint and very own path. I respect my own freedom and the freedom of others. I believe what life has in store for me is just for me and will lead to my own personal life transformation and experience. As is for you.
I live from a place of balance, acceptance, freedom, joy, and abundance of what IS.
I love my work. Shine is a place for all of us to congregate, celebrate, transform and heal together as individuals and in community. It is a blessing and a gift on so many levels.
I feel blessed to a triplet and having a deep soul connection to my two sisters and their beautiful families.
I have loving and supportive parents.
I have a brother who is mentally and physically “challenged” and he teaches me patience and unconditional love and acceptance every single day. And that is his path.
I am love. I am light. I radiate love and joy. I experience magic all around me every day.
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.
Love After Love
The time will come
When, with elation,
You will greet yourself arriving
At your own door, in your own mirror,
And each will smile at the other’s welcome.
And say, sit here. Eat.
You will love again the stranger who was your self.
Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart
To itself, to the stranger who has loved you
All your life, whom you ignored
For another, who knows you by heart.
Take down the love letters from the bookshelf.
The photographs, the desperate notes,
Peel your image from the mirror.
The Art of Letting Go: Steps to creating a personal rites of passage and opening to freedom by Om Collection Ombassador and Spirit Warrior
Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.” ― Brené Brown
In honor of the heart.
This is an invitation for you to explore. Make this a journaling or meditation exercise to help open your heart and make you shine.
The Om Collection would like to ask for your support for one of our photographers, and friend of The Om Collection, Merrick Chase of Merrick Chase Photography and Merrick Chase Weddings.
Merrick has entered what we feel is quite a striking image in a prestigious photo industry competition (PDN's Top Knot Contest) and you can help him win the People's Choice portion.
Merrick's image is currently in sixth place out of nearly 1500 entries and needs only 250 votes to be in first place! Please click on the link below to show your support for our great friend and photographer and please share the link with your networks if you, too, love the image like we do. Thank you very much for your support and good luck, Merrick!
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It was a captivating night of dance, fashion, yoga, and self-expression at Shine restaurant and gathering place in Boulder December 15th as The OM Collection celebrated the launch of their website with a fashion show that featured a flash mob, acro yogi’s, fine food and drink- including potions and elixirs, a dance party- and more.