A personal reflection is an opportunity to reconsider events, personal thoughts and feelings from perhaps, a different perspective. What we see in other’s, at times, may sometimes be a reflection of ourselves. As for me, I feel that sitting back and reviewing yourself, or your life, or even a current situation is difficult, yet it is necessary for your own evolvement, or spiritual growth. For many, self reflection is a very difficult task. It’s easier for us to place blame, than to really analyze ourselves, or our motives. It is because of this, that the spiritual world will find a way to, in essence, force us to see the good, the bad, and the ugly, of ourselves.
This dream came to me on January, 1st, of 2017. It was a beautiful sunny day with not a cloud in the sky. My husband and I decided, that it’s a great day to take the boat out for some fun with some friends. After being out on the water for most of the day, we dock our boat alongside the hotel where we were staying. Immediately after checking in, my husband and I, head to our room. Upon opening the door, we find that there were two men that we’re already staying in the same room. The room had only two twin beds, in which I was adamant about sharing. Clearly the hotel had made a reservation error!
While my husband was speaking to one of the gentlemen, the other was sitting at the room desk, writing on one of the complimentary note pads. As I was observing them, I realized that they looked exactly the same. Everything from their eyebrows to their lips, their height, weight, and even their clothing were the same. While my husband and the other gentlemen were conversing, I decided to resolve this hotel mishap on my own. I spent about 2 hours looking for the front desk of the hotel, in the lobby area, but never had any success. Soon after, my dream was over.
My findings were as follows:
Hotel resort: This may suggest that one is in need of a break, relaxation, or vacation.
Two men: This may represent a shadow aspect of yourself, that you, may be projecting. If you dislike, or are afraid of the men, then they are likely representing a negative trait of yourself, in which you are not seeing. It may also be a negative behavior, emotion, or memory, that you are denying, or repressing.
Unknown man: This represents someone that is known to you, but you do not recognize, because his behavior has changed. He may also represent yourself, because you yourself, are going through changes, and your recent behavior or thoughts, are not recognizable to you any longer.
Twin Beds: This may be suggesting a need for rest, or lack of sleep. It may also represent comfort, or peace of mind. A hotel bed may represent, an exploration of your own inner self. This may suggest that you are going through a transformation as to “finding yourself”.
When you are feeling confused, or maybe even an outcast, your dreams may reflect that feeling. Being vulnerable allows your mind to make the most of your worst fears. Your lack of control over a situation is manifesting itself in your dream. Take this as an opportunity to better your situation, better yourself. Baby steps is what it’s all about. We all have great forces surrounding us with love and guidance. Embrace it!
If you’ve been following me so far, you’ve seen me mention how dreams may come in various forms. One of those are, premonitions. Now, there are many factors that may play against us here when it comes to such dreams, and one of those factors, is time. Many times you will receive a message that may not occur right away. At times, it may even take years before its fulfilled. Either way, it is essentially important to gather your information and break down your dreams, as these warnings may heed you to help forewarn others, or they may pass you by, like me.
On March 24th, 2018, I had a vivid dream that I was floating above the ocean. It was dark and appeared to be very late at night. The dream began peacefully. I could feel the wind in my face as I was flying over the waters. Suddenly, there was a strong gust of wind! As I gazed below, I saw the ocean turn to fire. Right away, that feeling of peace and freedom, flying through the night sky, left within me. I became scared and apprehensive.
To my left, appeared a white dove, carrying a cross in its beak. The cross seemed to be made of twigs, and was also in flames. For some strange reason, I didn’t feel afraid anymore, but felt the dyer need to stay alert. The dove was flying towards a volcano I could see, in the far distance. After this, my dream ended.
As always, I woke up that morning and began to write down my dream. My personal findings were as follows:
Floating: Resembles feelings of independance, freedom, acceptance, happiness, satisfaction, and success. However, as a negative, it may represent when someone or something is out of control.
Flying: Represents an escape from the pressures of the real world.
Water and Fire: When the two symbols are combined in your dream, it often reflects a state of confusion.
Dove: pure and good omen. It symbolizes quietness, peacefulness, calmness, acceptance, serenity, and enlightenment. A dove is associated with good health, prosperity, good thoughts, love and spirituality.
Cross: Restless with worry.
Twigs: a twig may represent something about yourself that is very sensitive or easy to break.
Now, this dream occurred in March, and Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted on May 3rd, 2018. This is one of those premontions that are difficult to decipher. How could I have known, it was the Kilauea volcano? What would you have done differently to gather more information? Remember, we are all on seperate journeys, but it’s vital to learn from one another for our spiritual evolution.
Today, I feel a strong need to continue my communication about spirit animals. As I previously mentioned, Spirit Animals are, other worldly guides who appear to offer love, healing, and support. They are essentially, who you really are.
I usually wait until everyone is asleep, in order to do my meditations more calmly. However, last night I was unable to keep an eyelid open, and so I fell right to sleep. I dreamed that I was in this beautiful park, somewhere up North. There were many large maple trees, Pine trees, and even gardens along the sidewalks of the park. All the trees and flowers had very vibrant colors. The park was very busy. I was with both of my children in the playground area.
In addition to the inmense beauty of this park, was a very unusual and unsettling situation. This park was home to Wolves! Wolves, in this particular park, were free to roam among the people. I saw some people jogging along the trails, while wolves were right alongside them. As I’m standing there, contemplating and in total disbelief, I see two wolves off to the distance. They seemed to be walking right towards my children and I. With not even a thought in my mind, I grabbed both of my children and asked them to run as fast as they could. While running, I had my daughter in front me, but there was no sight of my son. I asked my daughter to continue running, and to not stop, while I went in search for my son. As I ran back to the playground, I see my son, still on the swings. I yelled loudly, “Didn’t you hear me calling you?” He shrugged his shoulders while walking towards me. I asked him to start running to where his sister was and to wait for me there.
As I turned around, I see a huge, white and grey wolf, with the most beautiful sky-blue eyes. He was absolutely gorgeous! I felt slightly nervous, yet drawn to him for some reason. The wolf’s eyes seemed to get bigger, and the blue even more intense. As I starred into his eyes, I felt a huge peace within myself. Guilt soon kicked in as I realized that these animals were not trying to hurt us. Soon after, my dream ended.
My findings were as follows:
The Wolf: Symbolizes a strong connection with your instincts or intuition. High Intelligence, loyalty, communication, survival, solitude, self-confidence, and pride.
Grey and White fur: These colors represent your pure intentions, by staying true to your path, you may get others to agree with you. The white, symbolizes valor and victory.
Blue Wolf Eyes: You are receiving help and support from an unexpected or unlikely source. You may have perceived this person all wrong. The blue stands for purity, and self-respect. They assure positive changed occurring soon in your waking life.
Pack of wolves: This symbolizes a family unit. This highlights a sense of belonging and how you expect your family members to look out for you, or how you would lookout for their well-being. How family is the soul support and foundation of your existence. You would do anything for them, but sometimes you may worry that they may not do the same for you.
You see, messages may be brought to us in the most unexpected ways. These spirit animals remind us of our deep connection with them. Much like spirit, they need to find a way to bring about their message, since they are unable to do so here in the physical world. It is a deep reflection of how difficult it is for some of us to really express our true feelings. It is also a guide, to perhaps, shift our perspectives, as to a particular situation. Either way, I’d like for you to take the time to evaluate your next dream. Break it down as I showed you here, and you will truly be amazed at what comes through for you!
Family is the single most important influence in a person’s life. Research has proved that having a support system has many benefits, such as higher well-being and recovery, better coping skills, and a healthier life. In times of either depression, or loss of a family or close friend, or perhaps a disease, or even going into a surgery, you may have the best support system, yet still feel all alone. With their best of intentions and all of their love, you may STILL feel all alone. But, are you?
It was February of 2008 when I decided to go to see a doctor, regarding an annoying, sharp-shooting pain in my left breast. This had been going on for quite a few months, but I paid no attention to it. The sharp pain started from my left axilla, down to the center of my breast. It was a strange kind of pain that would only make its presence from time to time. My decision to go see the doctor, was only after noticing that my left breast was starting to look alot larger than the right, and was weighing down.
At the visit, the doctor performed an ultrasound that revealed what appeared to be, a large mass. He said that the mass looked like it had been there for quite some time and appeared benign, but he could not be certain of that until he remove it. Now, as important of a situation I knew this was, I was also thinking that I had just given birth to my beautiful daughter, and the hospital bills were still coming. The Doctor recommended that I should not wait any longer than 6 months to do the surgery, as this could make matters worse. So, I went ahead and scheduled my surgery for…6 months later. I know, I know, what was I thinking right? My nerves were eating me alive, and just the thought of the possibility of having breast cancer made me just shut down. I had never felt so alone! Now, my husband is such a huge support system, as are my parents, however, I felt that if I told them right away, they’d be worrying for way too long and in turn, would only make me more nervous.
Fast forward a few days before the surgery, I revealed to my husband and parents what the were really searching for. I had asked the doctor to fully reconstruct and search, both of my breasts, just in case there was something overlooked. Now it’s August 15, 2008, and I’m being prepped for surgery. I say my final goodbyes to my husband and my mother before being taken to the operating room. I remember the fear in the pit of my stomach, because I didn’t feel the sedatives working. I remember everything from entering the O.R., to where the doctors and nurses were standing, to the very end of my surgery. I aslo remember seeing my maternal grandmother, which we called abuela Flora, standing always, at the end of my bed. The surgery lasted about 6 hours.
The next day, I was home in my bed falling into a deep sleep. In dream state, I found myself in my parents house, having dinner with the family around the dining room table. Suddenly, the doorbell rings and my mother got up to answer the door. Upon opening the door, I hear my mother gasp loudly, as if she had seen a ghost. There standing was abuela Flora. Abuela came in quickly and said a general, yet warm, hello. She came directly to me and sat beside me at the table. Her inmense love had entered that room before she did. I miss her so much! Abuela began to say how she didn’t have much time to chat, but that she wanted to see how I was feeling. I started explaining to her how the surgery went, when she interrupted my sentence to say that she knows, because she had been there the whole time. Abuela said, ” I knew how nervous and worried you were and I wanted to comfort you.” I hugged her and thanked her repeatedly! I noticed that there was a priest with her. He waited for abuela at the door. I asked my grandmother whom he was, and she responded with Father Pio. Father Pio would perform miracles of healing, of conversion, of bilocation, and the stigmata. His miracles brought many people to Christ and illuminated God’s goodness and love for us. My grandmother says that he healed me. With that, she said her goodbyes, kissed me on my cheek and ran out the front door.
Feeling sad at such a short visit, I ran after her. When I stepped outside, everything looked totally different. There was no driveway or street, everything was gravel. I saw an old Cadillac Eldorado Coupe, in which abuela had hopped into. Quickly, I rushed towards the car to see inside. In the car was my maternal grandfather and great grandfather, one of my mother’s aunt’s and uncle. I was so incredibly happy to see them! I was so overwhelmed with joy! Everyone in the car had been transformed to a more youthful version of themselves. And with that, they drove away.
I will never forget the level of comfort and love I received from my family throughout that time. It reminded me that even when loved ones have crossed over, they will still continue to love and support you, no matter what. I am blessed beyond belief and am so thankful for my beautiful family, both with me in the physical world as well as those that have departed.
Spirit animals carry meaning, wisdom, and spiritual power. The ancient people and the Natives have always believed that animals are spirit messengers. They come through either as physical forms, signs, or etheric manifestations. They serve as sacred messengers that come to you to, sort of, spark your consiousness, or heed a warning or premonition.
On July 7th, 2013, I was in the kitchen of my house preparing a Paella (Latin seafood dish), and my husband’s lunch, as he was heading out to work. As he was gathering all his things, I mentioned to him how I had all the fish I needed for the Paella, except for the crab. I was hosting a meditation gathering around 10 a.m. that morning, and was trying to have lunch ready before everyone arrived. As he was walking towards the front door, my husband says, “It’s okay, it’ll taste just as good without the crab.” Suddenly, I hear him open the door and slam it right shut again! He says, “Babe, I found your missing crab right here!” I couldn’t believe my eyes! Right in front of my doorstep was a huge land crab. The crab seemed to stop and stare at me, almost as if he was letting me know that his visit, was for me.
The crab then, ran into the driveway, underneath my car. It made it’s way up the inner part of my front, right tire. I couldn’t stop saying how incredibly crazy this was! I mean, how in the world would a huge land crab just walk up to my from door, after I had just said I was missing the crab in my Paella. Truth is, it was a relief for me to see that crab there.
Earlier that week, I had an appointment to have my yearly mammogram done. I was told that there was a dark area on my left breast that resembled cancer, therefore, they needed to run more tests. You see, this crab came to reveal to me that all was okay. The fact that the crab was missing from the Paella dish and was at my doorstep, means that the cancer was not in my breast, and it was all a scare. The crab symbolizes what’s most precious to you. It is the quintessential symbol of self protection, bounderies, and also teaching others how to treat you.
These are just a few of the beautiful ways life communicates with us. Every living thing and creature has a soul purpose, or mission. I believe we are all here to show forth our love and compassion for one another. Open up your mind and soul to these soul messengers and allow their spirit to, not only guide you, but comfort you when you need it most.
There is definitely, an indescribable love, when it comes to family. But no matter how near or far, that love and bond, will never be broken. The spirit of a passed loved one, lives within our hearts forever. And even in the next life, they are closer than you think. They are always trying to communicate with us as best they can.
A few months ago, I had a beautiful dream with my aunt, Fulvia. Fulvi was a very dedicated, and hard working attorney. Although, to some, she had the appearance of a tough facade, she was extremely selfless and helped so many around her. She was extremely intelligent and new much about everything (and trust me, if she didn’t, she’d research the heck out of it).
On November 17, 2015, my loving aunt lost her life to a malignant brain tumor. None of us around her could understand how this could happen to such a wonderful person. She passed peacefully, surrounded by her family. Fulvia’s passing was felt by all. Her mark was left on all of those she came across, and her void, I can’t explain.
A few months ago, I had a dream where I found myself in the kitchen area, at my house. The kitchen had a large, panoramic window that would overlook the backyard. I could see that the yard was set up for some type of celebration; maybe a birthday or baptism. Finishing up the hors d’oeuvres, I decided to go outside and mingle. All the tables had beautiful linens and floral center pieces. All the way to the far left of the yard, was an empty table in which I took a seat. Just as I sat down, there was a young girl walking towards me with an antique, wooden box. She proceeded to tell me that the box was a gift from my aunt Fulvia. It was a beautiful, vintage, hand-carved jewelry box. Inside where four lockets of my aunt’s hair, from when she was younger. The lockets were very neatly placed and had a tight knot on one of the ends.
I was so filled with gratitude that I began to cry. The hairs still had her smell and I could feel her close to me. Suddenly, I hear a commotion among my family and friends that were present. They had all formed a circle and I was intrigued as to what was the matter. As I approached the circle, I see my aunt, Fulvia. We both walked up to eachother and began to hug. I didn’t want to let go of her. It felt so real!
She invited me to sit down. I couldn’t stop looking at her and felt so emotionally overwhelmed with joy. Fulvia began to tell me that she was back. I said, “What do you mean you’re back?” She said, “Yes, (hitting her forearm with the tips of her fingers) I’m alive and I’m back again!” I didn’t understand. I said, “But, how can this be? You can stay with us or with your daughter, whom just bought a house. Don’t worry about money because we will help you.” With a smirk on her face, Fulvia began to say, “I don’t need any money. I have my own money. Before I passed away, there were many that owed me money for my services, and now I will call them to collect it.” I began to tell her how that wouldn’t be necessary, but she stood up and walked away to start making her phone calls. After that, the dream ended. I was left with so much nostalgia. I was sad, yet happy. She seemed to be filled with life, she was happy, and still very determined.
Lockets of hair symbolize the connection one has with a passed loved one that can never be broken. In Victorian times, it was common for bereaved family members to keep locks of hair from deceased children or family members. These locks of hair were seen as mementos and served to comfort the surviving loved ones.
Love and comfort from our loved ones can come in various ways. Maybe it’s a whisper in the breeze, a song on the radio, a feather at your feet, or even an old wooden box with lockets of hair. Either way, it is there way to show us they are with us, love us, and still want a relationship with us, even after they have crossed.
Waking up in the morning after a long night of dreaming, may sometimes leave you feeling drained, as if you were awake all night. Dreams may come in bits and pieces, or as a long realistic film. They may be very vivid, or can be quite hazy, only leaving you remembering a short amount of information. For this reason, I advise everyone to keep a journal for your dreams. This will help you remember your dream, and will act as a tool for you in the future whenever you want to refer back to it.
This reminds me of a dream I had back on April 15, 2013. I wrote, ” I don’t remember the dream very well, but I felt I was there to fulfill a mission. Although I have never been to New York or Boston, it slightly resembled pictures I’ve seen. There was a large building that I entered. The first thing that caught my eye, was a plaque on the wall that read, “I am with you, Lutheran 8:26”. Not sure if this is a bible scripture of some sort. There was always a man there on my journeys. A protector, it seemed.
Before I headed towards the elevators, I noticed there were two men starring at me in the lobby. They were tall, skinny, with a thin face, they had dark hair, and soft waivy locks. One of the men had thin lips and a faded goatee. They both looked of Arab decent .
As I headed up towards my office, I walked into a room with only two desks. I had only one business partner, whom, for some reason, felt very trustworthy. Suddenly, I look down at the floor, and find a shoebox. I picked up the shoebox and proceeded to open it. It was filled with cookies and chocolate covered strawberries. There was also a small note attached to it which read, “This is for all your hard work. Thank you!” The note was from the two men I had previously seen, before entering the lobby elevators. I mentioned to my colleague as to what a nice gesture it was. She did not seem pleased at all . She simply responded with, “Yeah, too nice! Don’t be fooled. Looks can be very deceiving.”
As my colleague was telling me this, I was shown a mental scene (like that of a premonition) with one of the men I had seen, talking to the other guy on his cell phone, as if they if they were plotting something.” Then, immediately I woke up. While I was getting ready for work, I had a very anxious feeling in the pit of my stomach. It was a busy day and I had now left to pick up my children from school. I decided to turn on talk radio. They were commentating on the Boston marathon. At 2:49 p.m., the unthinkable happend! Two bombs simultaneously went off during the marathon, injuring and killing innocent people. This feeling of unsteadiness and fear came over me. Later on that evening, they discovered that there were two brothers, of Arab decent, that had conspired together in this crime. They had placed a bag on the sidewalk. Inside, there was a pressure cooker and homemade bomb. I remembered the two men in my dream that were talking about formulating a plot, and my co-worker who said to not be deceived by the delicious things that the shoebox contained.
I spent the whole night thinking, what could I have done? To this day, I’m still not sure of the answer. What I do know, is that I was able to connect both my dream and the horrific incident that took place later that day. Unfortunately, there are dreams you rather not remember, and this was definitely, one of those.
From a skeptic to, not only a believer, but an experienced dreamer. Have you ever woken up from a dream, just shook at how vivid it was? Or, have you ever asked yourself if your dream was trying to tell you something, that corresponds with a current situation? Dreams can seem so real and totally bizarre at the same time. However, every crazy picture, color, location, and situation in a dream is distinct, specifically for you, and has a very credible meaning to it.
Throughout the years, I have learned that my dreams were , not only trying to tell me something or pass along information of some sort, but foretell of something to come (Premonition dreams). For example, in July of 2013, I had a dream where I was entering my townhome that I lived in. As I walked in through the front door, the house was empty. There was no furniture, as if I did not live there anymore. My laundry room was in the garage, to the immediate left of the front door of the house. I walked in and placed my shoes in the laundry room, like I usually would when I lived there. Suddenly, I looked up at the wall and ceiling and realized that there was a huge stain. I could feel my heart racing as I ran up the stairs to the second floor, thinking that the leak was coming from one of the bathrooms. The ceiling was caving in and the walls were puffing out! I began to cry in disbelief. I called a roofer, immediately to assess the damages and his estimate looked something like this:
So, of course, I asked the roofer for clarification as this did not look like an estimate, at all. He kept insisting that it was his estimate and that’s what the costs of the repairs would be. I woke up shortly, thereafter. Upon analyzing and reviewing my dream further, I looked into numerology for what the numbers in the estimate could stand for. To my dismay, the numbers in numerology have the following meaning: 12=L, 5=E, 1=A, 19=K, 10=I, 14=N, and 3=G; spelling the word LEAKING. Freaky right?
Fast forward and it is now 2016. We are putting our house up for sale, which had been up for rent for the past year. Turns out that the house had a huge leak in the exact same place that I had vividly seen in my dream. Now, how in the world was I to know to take that in a literal sense, right? Would you have gone and checked the roof, just in case? Would you have been like me and totally disregard it, or maybe relate it with a current situation you are having? In any event, in space, there is no time, frequency, has no time only vibrations, energy, has NO TIME! I learned that this was one of those “premonition dreams”. Through this one dream, I learned to pay more attention to the details like colors, time, place, current situation, who was there with me, how did I feel? Was I scared, happy, mad, surprised?
When we dream, our mind accesses those untouched compartments of consiousness, that are part of who we are. It is here where we are most vulnerable. It is here where we wander out into the most fascinating and unexpected places. Leaving us, perhaps, with more questions about ourselves, our situation, or maybe bringing a different perspective, or even hidden feelings we may be afraid to express in the real world. Either way, I invite you to not only dream, but write them down, analyze them. You’ll be very surprised at the messages that come through for you!
Thanks for joining me!
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton