The Wedding Near Smoothie King

Would I fool you warrior fans if you didn’t notice that photo of this other Smoothie King place? Well, I wasn’t in New Orleans but did recently attend a family wedding out of town and noticed that shop. We don’t have those Smoothie Kings by us so boy, did I smile at that sign! It sits directly across the church where the wedding took place so my heart filled with love for all the Warrior family. ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Sometimes, I get social anxiety at these events where so many are present and catching up is great but can be awkward too. My meditation was a little longer that morning as I brought along my pink rose quartz for extra love. The card I drew that day was the Heart Chakra and I must say– it was perfect! I also read the additional meanings and once again, a moment floored me. This was a new card I hadn’t gotten before and a line in the extra part reads: ” A departed loved one who passed from a heart condition is saying hello, I love you. Have a heart-to-heart discussion.” Oh yes, everyday… a few tears here but then I just let it all go and decided to be that warrior the man himself knows me to be.

Later on, we all went to a restaurant between the wedding and reception start time. I had a wonderful conversation with my husband’s cousin’s wife and had no idea of her spiritual gifts as well. She had bought my book and asked me how things were going. Time just flew by as she related her psychic experiences and by sharing my story, it enabled her to open up with others and now to me. I never would’ve guessed this about her and she seemed open to meditation, Hay House radio, and other topics. I was so overjoyed with hearing her stories while feeling validated that mine were educating.

My husband’s sister-in-law recently visited New Mexico with her husband and was in Las Cruces. She actually remembered how Dana lives in Santa Fe and discussed her podcast! Another moment of joy and glee I wasn’t expecting to discuss at all!!! Luckily, this all happened after the wedding or I would’ve been distracted for sure!

What a great week that really turned out to be starting with meeting the woman who won a free copy of my book Spirit and Belief at my recent Holistic Fair. She gave me names of new contacts and we might attend some events together. Her name is Kathy just like mine and she even lives on my street! It has become so synchronistic lately, my heart chakra really is open. ~~ You can look up chakras if you aren’t familiar with them but I have a blog post on this subject at spiritandbelief. It’s about making sense of those seven chakras.

Even though I don’t have a Smoothie King Center story, the Smoothie King shop is my story for that day. I didn’t have that stage like the Warrior family but I have my stage where connections are made all the time. I should’ve gotten a smoothie but I’ll take the people any day..,

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The Library Lift-Off

What does a library have to do with those three cards? Shouldn’t that be the title of this post? I guess backing up is a good idea here… Several months ago, I received an email asking if I’d participate in a library roundtable discussion on self-publishing as a new author. That’s a mouth full!! This would involve myself and two other authors explaining how we self-published our books while detailing the process. I’ve had a few other gigs before but this actually involved speaking and I couldn’t have been more excited! My book Spirit and Belief would now have more of a voice than ever and it is on library shelves currently.

The first date listed was April 5th. The second date listed was early May but Warrior fans would know which one I gravitated toward! 💕 I knew April 5th would be my choice without a doubt and began thinking of nice weather for a good crowd. Two years ago, I had an experience with that date as well (blogged here as “The Falling Signs”) and in my book so was I going to pass on this? Not a chance!

Time went by and as the date neared, I gathered everything needed for the event. During this period of waiting I had decided to order some angel oracle cards. I am not a medium but wanted something new to feel inspired everyday while adding to my spiritual sacred space. I’m not really going to explain card decks for those who are intimidated or anything but they are doing wonders for me. Just remember that photo of the cards…

Moving on to the big day got my nerves settled and my excitement up. For the first time I seemed more at ease at an event than ever before. Good vibes all day and I just knew this would be a success. That morning, my card deck arrived in the mail. WOW! What a surprise!! I immediately opened it and looked thru the cards and guide book. Of course I had to try it right away with good intentions while becoming calm. I drew three cards to represent the past, present, and future. The past is not your childhood or anything like that but something more recent.

Those cards began that day and I brought them with me for good luck. They were perfect for where I was in this process, where I am now, and where I could be going. No coincidences here, at least not for me and that beautiful day. I meditated without getting attached to the outcome but really focusing on my message with humor, intent, and belief. I let it go and decided to accept whatever the audience threw my way.

I was almost to the library that night when this apartment building caught my eye. Turning right, the sign read: “Sherri Apartments.” I giggled thinking how Sensational Sherri connects to Warrior and what a sensational night it turned out to be. Never once did I get that nervous stomach so common to me before. Meditation works but so do cards, praying, or whatever you need. I like to think also Warrior would be involved because hey– it’s not just my story and he loved libraries. Connecting dots is my thing and it made my talk lift-off for the first time.

There were about seven people in attendance ( I love that number!) and two bought my book. This group usually has around ten so not too bad… No idea if anyone would buy my book but I detached from that entirely. I answered questions while being totally relaxed. For this introvert, that’s a win without a pinfall!!!

The man was a wrestling fan and the woman had some psychic abilities. The topics in my book combined with both fans who had personal connections when it was passed to them. He couldn’t believe I was actually talking about THE Ultimate Warrior until he read the back cover. I couldn’t help but think of Bobby Heenan at WrestleMania VII as it began when Warrior didn’t run to the ring. He said: “Is that THE Ultimate Warrior?” Gorilla Monsoon says: ” It is indeed!” That match had Sensational “Queen” Sherri and oh– those apartments! A stretch? Maybe for some but not for me.

The woman had been experiencing some ringing in her ears for a while and began ruling out a few medical conditions. She told me while looking at my book, the ears ringing section opened right to her– no joke! We knew it was meant to be and she did realize that could be a psychic gift to her. After some discussion, she decided to tell her “guides” to tone it down some so she could listen. I sure hope it worked for her.

I was so overjoyed at the responsiveness from that energetic group of writers aspiring to be published authors. We all shared experiences together and it felt so empowering being with like-minded people who wanted answers. Being a leader really isn’t my thing but by spreading my message, I need to be now.

I couldn’t believe that my personality became changed from listening to talking. We all need to be listened to but if you’ve had a past like mine, your turn could finally happen where you speak and others listen.

I am so excited to hopefully make more connections as a speaker who builds trust with people first and then sells the books. Life lessons always are upon us everyday. The Library Lift-off made my confidence soar like a rocket ship in space! Remind you of anyone?

Take that chance. Do that thing. Write, speak, get it done! Sure, we have failures but that makes us get up and keep going for the next big thing. I love my cards and have really drawn some good ones but you need to do what works for you on this journey. Be confident and let the thought go without becoming consumed. Be that warrior you are meant to be every single day. Not THE Ultimate Warrior but you being ultimate any way you can. 💪🏻👍👏🏻💥⚡️🚀

Doreen Virtue Angel Oracle Card Deck:

“Daily Guidance From Your Angels”

~~ I also have a YouTube video on my cards if you’d like to check it out!

https://youtu.be/VvSdE4a7RiM

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Three License Plates

All of a sudden in my memory bank, other Warrior related stories seem to be popping up for me! I mention license plates being a sign with after death communication in my book Spirit and Belief. These three were obviously not as relevant to all the other signs I got at the time but wanted to share with you fans.

The first license plate story happened a few years ago when I needed some things at Target. I pulled into the parking lot and proceeded to find a spot. Another parking lot experience like the dime in the rain!

When I stopped the van, I saw this car in front of me with a license plate frame that said Stamford, CT. Had never seen a frame reference but really, what are the odds? I see Connecticut plenty but not Stamford where WWE is located. I just smiled and thought how cool considering all the other little experiences with that time.

The second license plate I saw when going to church. I was in the back entrance parking lot and it was a very narrow road so speed bumps slow you down. While driving on one side, this woman passed me on the other. I laughed at her plate to myself which read GHOST 7. Of course, I prefer the word spirit and Warrior does have 7 letters so it connected for me. 😆 I never saw messages on plates or noticed them at all really so when I do, it fills my heart with all kinds of emotions. I had the state names and not numbers and letters. It seems also that parking lots showed me a few signs! 🚙

The third plate really resonated with me the most and also made me laugh the most! Oh my, did I talk to Warrior much after this one! We were driving back from some errands one night and stopped at a light with a four way intersection. 🚦I had the radio on as usual and my husband proceeded to get in the left turning lane that would take us one road away from our street. Believe me when I say being in the right place and time affects you and your reaction matters. This car was across the road from us also waiting for the green light to continue. I could see a vanity plate that read JAMES H. I really do have to control my laughter sometimes!! 😂😮

As we waited for the light, I tried to convince myself that the plate read JAMES R. instead. That’s almost similar, right? Once the light turned and we moved closer, the plate was clearly visible as JAMES H. I couldn’t wait to get home and laugh more out loud in another room! I said goodbye to JAMES H. and then really had to address Mr. Warrior……

Here’s my simulated conversation with him in my head:

ME: “So, what’s going on James H.?”

WARRIOR: “That’s not my name, I’m not listening!”

ME: “What else am I going to notice today James H.?” ( getting goosebumps and laughing)

WARRIOR: ” I don’t know who that guy was, you’re not seeing anything else unless you talk to me as Warrior.” ( hopefully full of humor and not swearing!)

It was quite an amusing scenario and guess what? Spirits want you to laugh when you notice things and have fun with it! No idea where JAMES H. was going but I certainly had some fun with his license plate that night.

So, there ya go. My three license plate stories that put a smile on my face at very different times. Just go about your life and see what you can find. If you have some “funny” sign stories to share, please do! Who knows if I’ll see others sometime…

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My Aunt’s Encouragement

This note was sent to me by my aunt who was first extending a thank you for sympathies on the loss of her sister, another aunt of mine. Her words fill me with such encouragement and is placed next to Dana Warrior’s where I see it everyday. I never know how others reactions will be with my book and which way if any they will go. They might discuss the spiritual side, Warrior, or both.

For those that knew of Warrior, most have been extremely open-minded and supportive. I thank them always for their kindness. As a writer and an empath, it is difficult to not get defensive or take something too personally but I am learning as my journey progresses. When I first compiled my stories into this blog, it seemed such a challenge to combine the spiritual with Warrior but in fact that is and who he was in many ways.

I love sharing stories and memories to anyone familiar with WWE or the Ultimate Warrior and it never gets tiring. My spiritual experiences I can discuss with anyone willing to listen and this also never gets tiring. Always a different scenario with someone who has no idea who Warrior is or was. At first I was so intimidated since we all need to let go of those expectations but it has become more easier now.

To find like-minded people and relate to the audience at hand is essential with any story getting told. Some just give support since they know you and even though might not get educated on your topic, it has to be accepted and respected.

I hope to continue finding the tribe of spiritual warriors that will embrace or connect with my voice, message, and story. My wish is to inspire and educate everyone on their own unique spiritual gifts. Those celebrities have important things to share with you just like your own loved ones. I thank my aunt for recognizing Warrior and his spiritual gift to me.

If you are trying to find your target audience with your story, keep going! As a warrior, I will always keep going and will applaud all who do.

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~~New blog, book info, links to others, YouTube video links, and a Work with Me page!

Let’s share our spiritual voices and journeys together! 💕🙏🏻📗✍🏻👏🏻🤗www.spiritandbelief.com

The Three Sobs

     ” Geez, can you keep it down to a dull roar? ”

~~~ Bruce Nolan in Bruce Almighty
     This is the perfect quote from yet another movie in which I can totally relate to Warrior. A few nights after his passing, I kinda felt like Bruce although instead of millions of prayers– I heard loud camera clicks, shutters, and movie reel tapes. I KNEW sleep would allude me in one way or another but never do I know how and  what my reaction could be.

     I had seen online how the WWE network would be showing some of Warrior’s greatest matches on “Warrior Week.” I looked at the many faces over the years of the Ultimate Warrior. I have read that sometimes grief can get played out in your brain as memories, pictures, etc. so guess this was my turn. No idea at the time but first came the photos with large bright white camera flashbulbs going off in every direction until my eyes opened. Second, came the deafening sound of an old time movie filmstrip reel reminiscent of my Grandpa’s he used for home videos. It was incredibly loud and very unbearable to my ears. I thought they’d explode.

     I opened my eyes again and felt helpless as eventually my mind drifted to sleep for what seemed like hours later. Flash forward ( no pun intended) to possibly about a week later when the three sobs came. ..
     I really thought other experiences were hard to write about but this one is by far the worst. It always was something I didn’t want to put on paper but once I think of everything about Warrior and my thoughts, I had to include this. Often I said to myself after he passed it was like mourning 500 people since he changed his look frequently. He needed variety to stimulate his career professionally. 

     Just when I thought all the emotions I could possibly hold were done for the day, the night crept forward. I don’t talk in my sleep thankfully but as with all of my “warrior-isms”, complete and total shock began to set in. Whatever my sleep processed it was obviously too much for me to handle internally. I compare this to being half awake and half asleep. You are partially aware of your surroundings and sounds but can’t open your eyes. I believe this is similar to what a comatose patient experiences.

     All of a sudden, I let out three huge sobs ( a three count maybe?) that reminded me of crying as a child and guess at times I still do. After the first one, I did realize what had happened and knew why. I couldn’t really shake the feeling or fully wake up. My husband nudged me several times which stirred me awake finally. He said I must’ve been having a bad dream or something. I immediately realized but never thought it would manifest in my bed with my husband next to me.

     After staring into the blackness of the night a few moments, sleep seemed scary and pointless. How could Warrior’s death affect me so much and make me feel so out of control which I hate? Even after some of my relatives passed, this hasn’t occurred. I KNEW I was a wreck and very crushed by this but several outbursts– unheard of. I never forgot that and how profound it made me feel. His life, death, and spirit have all influenced me and his strongness remains always ever present. 
     Guess my psychic “clairs” were really starting to develop right away. These will be discussed in a later post!

Clairvoyance= seeing flashbulbs👀

Clairaudience= hearing movie reel clicks👂

Clairsentience= feelings and strong emotions💗

Claircognizance= a knowing about something without logic. I KNEW this was something very real and the beginning of a new awareness. This became ” epical! ” 💪