The Intuitive Dance: Building, Protecting and Clearing Your Energy by Atherton Drenth. My copy is a pre-published ebook from Netgalley. The book is due to be published in December 2016. 288 pages 6×9 inches.
In the introduction it states that this book is ‘about learning how to master your ego by utilizing your innate intuitive abilities and finding a way back to inner peace and harmony.’
This book teaches us how we are both spiritual and physical at the same time and that every person we meet is innately the same as us. That as we grow from new born to adult we become less sensitive to our intuition as the ego continually natter in the back of our minds, filling us with useless negativity. It teaches that Intuition is “The ability to understand something immediately, without the need for conscious reasoning.” (Oxford Dictionary). It is that deja vu feeling we often get when we either some place or meet someone for the first time, when really it feels like we have been there before or known that person for a long time.
The books also teaches us about; the four types of intuition; Clairvoyance – the ability to see things in the mind as images and pictures, Clairaudient – meaning clear hearing or the ability to hear information in the mind, Claircognizant – meaning clear knowing, information through a hunch or an impression, Clairsentient – meaning clear feeling or the ability to feel or sense information within our bodies. There is a quiz to help you determine which intuitive power is most dominant; for me it was Clairaudient and Clairsentient, which came as no surprise to me. We are all a bit of all of them.
It teaches us about energy and how energy can be both good and bad; those feelings you get when you walk into a place for the first time and it either feels good or bad. How we can protect ourselves from negative energy from other people who she calls ‘Energy Tyrants’ who will completely deplete all our energy leaving us completely drained. Unfortunately i think at times that can be me, but at least now i know. The book also details how to create powerful shields as protection against other people’s energy, which is especially useful if you are clairsentient as you pick up every bit of energy from everyone and i can tell from my own experience it can wipe you out – and carry it around with us.
The book talks about 3 Energy Cords that we all have; Soul cord, which connects us to the divine, Love cord, which connects us to the people we love and the Fear cord, which is the mean one and attaches us to other people usually after some kind of antagonism. It details how the most significant and intense feelings that comes when the Love cord is broken is when a loved one dies as the cord is broken instantly and that why it is often so difficult for parents to come to terms with the death of a child. Not sure if i completely agree with her on this point as i believe love goes on through eternity and never ends.
I spent some time working through some practices, in the book, to break the Fear cord that was linking myself and another person together in a very negative way. Atherton uses angels and angel power in her practices but she says that you could use whoever you pray to. In this instance i used the angel given, which was Angel Michael and i can say that i was left in no doubt that the fear cord between us was gone when i was finished and it only took a few moments – it really did feel as if Angel Michael had stood there with his big sword and cut it and then pulled it from me, leaving me in tears of relief.
If i was to say anything negative about this book it would be that i am not sure who it is written for, as i tried to explain a small portion of it to my daughter today and she didn’t understand or accept that what i was telling her could be possible. However, those who have an acceptance of being spiritual and the fact that we are all connected energy will learn a lot from this book. Some of the wording is repetitive but as this is a pre-published copy, this may be different when the book is released. Also i think the author needs to state once that (maybe in the the introduction) that although she uses Angels in her practices that we can use whatever personage we feel happy to call upon for help and then not repeat the list of personages throughout the book as it feels like she is apologizing for her use of angel power. However, i have learnt lots and lots and certainly deepened my understanding and if i ever find time i will be back to read it again.
I am giving it 4 out of 5 only because i am not sure it is a book anyone can pick up and read as i think it would literally ‘blow someone’s mind’ not because it not well explained it is very deep and not everyone is ready for that information.
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