It was a totally different experience than I expected. Kerri Hummingbird was brilliantly playful and deep at the same time, and led us through a series of guided visualizations and interactive exercises that connected us to our inner genius, our old stories that don't serve us any more, and the places we limit our power. She also gave us the opportunity to write a new story for our life, practice self forgiveness, and learn simple but powerful tools to raise our energy.
All of that was necessary to really get us ready to walk on hot coals. Yes, you heard me, we walked across smoldering red hot coals spread out over the ground, and were not burned! The magic came from our ability to raise our energy to be higher than that of the fire's. I became more powerful than it, and so I was able to take its blessing and healing and energy and absorb it into my body. It was truly one of my life's God moments.
The old story I discovered was this sense of being fundamentally flawed. From as early as I can remember I was breaking things, making messes, getting punished and alienating other kids. Which had me believe that I am just bad, doomed to fail, and will never be liked or respected. The answer to this story is Faith. I prayed for Faith. To remember that everything will be ok. That I can fully embrace the knowledge of my fundamental beauty. That I will create good in the world whether big or small.
I yelled UNENDING FAITH as I walked across the fire, and everyone around me chanted it back to me. With each step I drew the cleansing power of the hot coals into my being, and emerged grounded in the depths of my beauty.
I walked on fire and so can you!