Taking The Journey In

The Girl Who Married a Cloud, painting of a woman wearing a white wedding dress in row boat

Image used with permission from The Girl Who Married A Cloud by Paul Bond Fine Art

In times of turmoil and confusion when everyone is looking outside of themselves for answers, the best and most beneficial thing we can do for ourselves is to look within.

My whole life I have been uncovering myself through what I call “Taking the Journey In”.

Nothing else in my life has been more fulfilling, more joyful, more rich, more rewarding, more juicy – and just plain MORE – than the uncovering and discovering of my authentic self. Since I was young I have been fascinated and in love with the mystery. I am in love with the mystery of the universe and I am in love with the mystery of me and how I fit into the overall grand plan.

Particularly when we find ourselves in times of distress and are asking ourselves what this life is really about, it’s time to turn within so we can find our light and then be able shine it back out into the world.

For a long time my life was the quest of a destination. That quest is why in physical world reality so many people chase the things they think are going to make them happy. A relationship, a job, a house, a car, more money. I chased all these things and each time they would lead to the same place. The thrill of the pursuit only to find that the capture of them brought temporary and fleeting fulfillment that didn’t last. A little like empty calories. They taste good when going down, but ultimately you are left with nothing but an empty feeling.

When I turned forty-four, the age my father was when he died, I took a hard look at my life. I was half way done. I was overworked in a job I didn’t love. I was stressed out. I was having a health crisis and there were too many things in my life that were not working. So I made some really big changes in my life. I stepped out of all of that, and I stepped into myself.

By taking the journey into myself I have learned that the joy, fulfillment and richness of life is found “along the way”. It’s in the uncovering and in the discovering. The journey is about how we are experiencing life.

In my previous life I was stuck in the chase – and there was no “experiencing”. There was only playing catch up.

My awakening into the infinite aspect of my true nature as a Divine limitless being was a true game-changer for me. Deepening the relationship I had with myself and the part of me that is connected to the All That Is Intelligence organizing the universe, gave me an inner strength and a sense of personal empowerment that I had, in the past, always pursued outside of myself. As a former corporate executive and breast cancer survivor, when I discovered my personal power existed inside myself, it changed my life. It was there all along. It was just covered up. The revelation of my authentic self has instilled confidence, self-worth and a courageous heart within me. And that has led to living a more fulfilling, rich, juicy existence on this planet.

What I also discovered in my journey, is it’s now my mission, my soul’s purpose if you will – to inspire other people to uncover the things that keep them up from experiencing themselves as a Divine Being. My motivation is helping people recognize the limitless aspect of their true nature.

To help people discover the part of themselves that is a Creator.

As each person does their own work to raise their individual consciousness, to raise their personal vibration, to awaken – we uplift the entire planet around us. Imagine if everyone turned within, toward their loving heart and stood forward as the creator they are. To Be fully grounded in their authentic Self. To know that they have the personal power to design and create whatever they want to bring into their existence.

Aligning with the idea that nothing is more important than the discovery and the birthing of your authentic self is the foundation to a rich, juicy and fulfilling life.

To learn more about January 2017 workshops with Donna Bond on “Uncover the Authentic You – Taking the Journey In” visit Donna Bond Calendar Of Events