"We are Conduits of Light here to Inspire Transformation" - Jemma
Lets face it. We are all Game changers.
At some point we have realized that there is more to this journey we call life than meets the eye.
Once we step onto our path it, it can often be very challenging and we wonder why the hell we signed up in the first place!!
But we have come for a reason. And we are all in this together.
Isn't that awesome?!
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If any of my beautiful friends reading this follow me on social media then maybe some of you have been introduced to my vibrant alter ego, Shaman Barbie, and are wondering what the banana this business is all about..
It actually began when I was 17 and was actually employed as a Barbie!!! Like really.. my first real (and very well paying job!) was to dress up like a Barbie doll and go around to big events like home shows and the like and put on performances, entertaining the kids.
I learned how to do the Barbie bus stop and even had a flashing light on my Barbie belt (seriously, you can stop laughing now 🤣) the whole thing was really quite hysterical. Then after the show hundreds of kids would line up to have me , Barbie, autograph their Barbie memerobillia. I got very good at signing autographs!! And yes, there was a Ken.
I even ended up in a national magazine with a superimposed dolls house around a picture of me, Barbie, lounging on a Barbie couch. Good lord..
Anyway, years later as I travelled through South America, I'd be walking down the street minding my own business and little girls would literally stop and stare at me, tug on their parents arm and say 'mumma, look it's Barbie!!!' 🤣🤣🤣
And so, last year when I was in the Sacred Valley in Peru, we unexpectedly went hiking one day. I thought we had only come to the town we were in to drink Chicha, (a personal favourite of Shaman Barbie's) so I didn't bother bringing anything to walk in the mountains. The nature of life here is so spontaneous and playful that of course, we end up hiking a huge mountain, up an Inka trail to a very beautiful and sacred temple.
All I had to hike in were my 'Cusco' boots (my fancy pants camel coloured boots with a heel) tight high wasted jeans, fitted top, Alpacka vest, traditional style hipster looking hat, and a very cool and colourful rainbow scarf woven in a nearby mountain side community. And a matching bag.. of course..
Teetering up and sliding down the mountain in my Cusco boots, blonde hair blowing in the wind, rainbow coloured scarf dazzling, I was looking quite fabulous for mounting climbing!!!
I work shamanically here too with ancient traditions and medicines, guided by my teachers, so I had all of my 'shamanic' tools.. an antique chumpe around my waist (hot pink and totes matching my outfit of course!! ) to protect my 'cosco' (navel centre) from taking on heavy energies, a stack of mapacho (Sacred tobacco) for clearing and blessing, Agua Florida (Andean flower water) to move heavy energies, a limpiador (smudge fan) of Condor and hummingbird feathers amongst other shamanic tools.
The absurdity of the whole thing struck me as I walked down the mountain and I began to laugh hysterically as I shared my Barbie story with my amiga's. Suddenly it struck me that here I was with this hysterical alter ego of Shaman Barbie.
Needless to say we absolutely rolled down the mountain as the laughter flowed well into the night. There's nothing quite like being able to have a good laugh at yourself. It was awesome.
And so Shaman Barbie was born..
So why now is Shaman Barbie continuing her adventures?
Because it gives me a chance to lighten up and not take myself (or my spirituality) so seriously.
I feel like it's so easy to get stuck in spiritual ego, we have sometimes forgotten how to just have fun!!!
Shaman Barbie is very good at this. She is quite innocent and humble in her ways - a little naive perhaps. Ok, she's blonde.. what can I say.. Yet, she is very serious about her work. And she loves to look good while she's at it. Hey, what girl doesn't??! 😳🤣
As my friend Danni just said to me, 'I love it that you can post about our Maestro his majesty Apu Salkantay in one minute and completely take the mickey out of yourself in the next. That you can receive the beautiful insights, realisations and awakenings in one moment and totally have a laugh in the next.'
I reckon this is the path of the master.
Being open to receive the teachings, the wisdom and the gifts of the masters, walking them in our lives, and still have a bloody good laugh!!!
Shaman Barbie keeps it real.
She knows how to be playful and light, in a world where it's way too easy for us to take ourselves to seriously.
I hope you enjoy her adventures as much as I do.
Oh and did I mention, like all good Barbie dolls, the plethora of accessories she comes with is simply amazing!!! All totes required when working with the unseen world, helping people to process like a sausage, warding of unwanted spirits, retrieving souls and generally just looking fabulous while she does so...
Go Shaman Barbie. You're my hero...
His Majesty, Apu Salcantay
One of the two guiding kings of the Cusco region and one of my personal most powerful allies.
I first met Salcantay about 3 years ago at a ruin called Puma Marca. He showed up as one of two men that walked towards me from inside the ruins, that were very real and present in my vision.
One of the men was stocky and short, very robust. The other was tall and very muscular and lean. Both emanated a powerful and majestic presence. They were both dressed completely in black trimmed with gold. They wore sandals that wrapped around their shins and up to their knees and a knee length tunic. Both wore a band of pure gold around their black hair that was cut in a bowl shape and pushed forward.
At first I was startled, I had no idea who these two men were. To begin with I felt a bit of trepidation and my looked for answers, the power emanating from them was immense! Who were they? What had I called in?? Some sort of 'dark' Shamans?! But then I looked into their eyes and i saw their essence which they beamed straight into my heart. and although they were towering, regal and commanding, their eyes were kind and their soul very familiar.
They just looked at me, into me, as if to say 'you know who we are. We are your Kings'.
I knew instantly, they were my powerful allies.
At this point I hadn't put two and two together until I was speaking with my teacher Percy later that day. He nodded knowingly and said to me 'Princess, you have been visited by Apu Asungate and Apu Salcantay. You have been called, they are your Apu's'.
I was floored but at the same time, of course, total recognition. I could feel the pair smiling and nodding as the realisation sank in. My goodness did I feel blessed.
So naturally as soon as I was able to I wanted to make my way to visit my Apu's in person. I take yearly groups here in Peru, so straight away I arranged for our next group to visit Apu Asungate.
My connection with him was and is still so deep. I am completely in love with that Mountain and he works with me every single day. But that's another story for another time.. :)
I had tried on a number of occasions to get to Apu Salcantay but for one reason or other it hadn't happened. I believe that everything happens in perfect timing and sequence so I just surrendered knowing that when the time was right the opportunity would come.
5 days after I arrived in Peru, it did. Like Asungate, Salcantay comes to me every day in my meditation with offerings of strength, clarity, focus and direction - but now I finally I had the opportunity to meet my Maestro face to face.
As we arrived at our camp site there he was. Towering in his glacial robe of white, orchestrating the energy of the valley below.
The next morning after a night under the stars we began the trek to the base of the glacier - Apu Salcantay.
About an hour and a half hiking through the mountain floor was all it took to meet the Maestro. He was as magnificent as in my vision. There he rose out of the valley below, his cloak so white it was the lightest clearest shade of glacial ice blue.
I dropped to my knees before him while he went to work on me. Upgrading, recalibrating and downloading me with a sea of cosmic codes of pure refined light energy - Sami.
My being drank it in. My mind looked for an explanation trying to analyse what was happening. The message from the Apu was very clear. 'Stop thinking and simply allow yourself to receive. You don't need to know the ins and outs of everything that is going on. Isn't enough you are being upgraded by a Sacred Mountain?! Just learn to feel and receive and no more questions.'
Ok right then! I allowed the enrgy to pass through me, quivering and shaking now and then. Hands making unusual but very familiar gestures, as though remembering a past ritual. And then as quick as it began, it was done.
But the messages hadn't finished there.
I little later i was talking with my dear sister Danni Jade and we were sharing our experiences and insights.
Cheeky Apu Salcantay offered us a Cosmic Riddle -
What is eternally the same, constantly changing but never changes and always returns to what it was.
Us of course!!! We are eternal.. We need nothing outside of ourselves. All we really need to do is relax and accept that things are constantly changing and are perfect the way that they are. That our essence never changes and the journey here is only to remember who and what we truly are. Which is eternal and unchanging.
His final message came today just as we were about to leave. On my knees, with my hands in prayer, I thanked my Maestro for the gifts he so generously gave to me. For cheerleading me daily to find clarity, direction, purpose and strength in my life. For showing me how to unapologetically embrace my divine masculine.
His parting message was loud and clear. It cut through me like an ethereal knife and went straight to the core of my being.
He boomed 4 very powerful words at me. Simple, profound and exactly what I needed to hear.
KNOW WHO YOU ARE.
And basically don't forget it, especially when someone is trying to tell you who they think you might be.
What they think, is actually none of your business. And if you know who you are, you really don't care too much anyways.
Thankyou Maestro Apu Salcantay. Your wisdom is in my heart, unchanging as I change, forever.
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Killyari - where the Moon meets the Dawn.
Early yesterday morning I arrived in Cusco, Peru.
It was a really interesting and quite intense trip getting here. Like so many of us I am going through massive transitions in my life right now.
There are many things changing and dropping away. So many things coming to the surface to be reflected upon, felt into and questioned as to how and if they will serve my path in the future.
It's scary. Damn scary! The realisations of how the holding onto the things that have kept me feeling comfortable now need to be let go. This includes my reactions to life. The tendency to want to stay in resistance rather than surrender and how that unwillingness to let go of old patterns of behaviour and reaction keep me stuck in a perpetuating cycle of a similar story.
The future is exciting but unsure, as the future is of course! But this time? Well, it just feels.. different. There's a sense of 'leaping into the abyss, knowing deeply within that I will land on a bead of feathers.'
I don't know what's to come but I know it's a game changer.
I am being catapulted into a deeper level of trust and surrender than I have ever known. Resistance is coming up from all areas of my life both outwardly in inwardly. Especially watching and observing with curiosity the stories of my mind.
What's so beautiful is this deepened sense of calm acceptance and understanding that seems to have dropped in. Watching the mind and its drama like an old grandmother watching a child cry for attention and holding a gentle present loving space without engaging in the child's drama. Just lovingly and patiently holding and re assuring the child that everything is ok. They are safe and loved. And all is perfectly and exactly how it is meant to be.
Thankyou Grandma Jemma. It's nice to feel the wisdom of the crone peaking through and maintaining calm amidst the calamity. 😉
So when I actually landed in Cusco and my feet touched the ground I felt all of my doubts and fears melt away like winter snow on a fresh Spring morning.
Entering the airport, the atmosphere was already rich with the Spirit of the Andes. Joyful music playing, Coca leaves being shared. Beautiful chubby, rosy red, kissed by the Andean Sun, cheeked people all around.
I am home.
Not long after I landed I received a message from my dear brother to say his beloved, a very very dear sister of mine, had gone into labour.
This is what I had come for. We had been asking bubba to hold on. And she did, right until my feet virtually touched the ground.
I made my way to their home, also the home of my Maestro Puma, in the mountain town of Chincheros.
Here the family gathered as we waited, holding a gentle space and presence for our darling angel to bring her little star being through the portals and dimensions of light, across the rainbow bridge and into this earth plane. In fact as I write this we are still waiting! Things happen slowly in the Andes 😉 it's as nature intends.
Last night I was talking with Pumas sister about names. She was sharing with me that traditionally if someone had been through a continuos stream of mis-fortunes and dramatic life events they will be given a new name. A spiritual name that resonates with them and that will help to shift the frequency of their life into a new harmonious frequency.
A re birth.
Seems to be a theme emerging here and one that is an incredibly beautiful and potent mirror for me where I am at in my life right now.
One of the names she shared with me struck a deep cord. It is a Quechua name - Killyari.
It's means - the Moon that meets the Dawn.
One of my favourite things to do in Byron Bay is to go and sit out on the Easterly point around Full Moon at Sunrise. Here you can witness the profound beauty of Grandmother Moon setting to the West while Father Sun rises in the East.
This morning at about 5 am I was woken so suddenly from sleep. I thought perhaps our baby had arrived! But not yet.
I jumped up and looked out the window to see the most magnificent greeting of the day and welcome for my first morning back with our Apus- the Spirits of the Mountains.
The luminescent Scorpio moon, full and round and still close to full, was meeting the dawn.
The glacier Apu Chicun was illuminated and glowing in a cloak of pink and apricot light, bathed by the rising sun.
The beauty floored me. The significance astounded me.
In that moment I felt like Killyari. The moon meeting the Dawn.
Ready to re birth and step into an entirely life. Illuminating the darkness, and shining my way into a radiant infinite sea of possibilities that dawn a new way of a new day.
I am the Moon. And I am willing to meet the Dawn with so much grace, humility, freedom and peace in my heart. Ready for the infinite blessings and gifts of the Apus and Pachamama, to bath me with the light of their golden Sun on this new day.
If you feel to experience the magic of the Andes with me then invite you to join me on this pilgrimage. Into your heart and the heart of the Apu's, Peru.
HELLO BEAUTIFUL FAMILY
SO TODAY I WANT TO SHARE SOMETHING A LITTLE DIFFERENT WITH YOU THAT'S VERY CLOSE TO MY HEART, AND A MASSIVE PART OF MY PURPOSE AND MISSION BEHIND ANCHORING THE LIGHT, TO CONTRIBUTE TO HAPPINESS AND WELL BEING OF PEOPLE EVERYWHERE. TO LIBERATE OUR BODIES, MINDS AND SPIRITS OF ANYTHING THAT HOLDS US BACK.
IF YOU'RE NOT ALREADY AWARE AND FOLLOWING MY ADVENTURES TO THE PERUVIAN ANDES EACH YEAR, I'D LIKE TO INVITE YOU TO JOIN ME ON A LITTLE JOURNEY OF SELF DISCOVERY. INTO SOMETHING NEW THAT YOU MAY OR MAY NOT HAVE HAD COME INTO YOUR FIELD OF AWARENESS YET. I INVITE YOU TO RECEIVE IT WITH AN OPEN HEART AND CURIOUS MIND.
I AM VERY PASSIONATE ABOUT WORKING WITH DIFFERENT MODALITIES TO HELP FACILITATE THE AWAKENING OF US ALL AS ONE HUMAN FAMILY.
LET'S CALL THOSE WAYS - MEDICINE. HEALING AND LIFE ALTERING MODALITIES THAT HAVE THE ABILITY TO IMPACT POSITIVE CHANGE IN OUR LIVES.
MY WORK IN PERU INVOLVES WORKING WITH ANCESTRAL WISDOM THAT IS MEDICINE OF A DIFFERENT KIND. SO HERE I AM, MY HEART FILLED WITH LOVING EXCITEMENT AS I SHARE THIS INCREDIBLY ENCHANTING, POWERFUL AND BEAUTIFUL DOCUMENTARY THAT FOLLOWS DEEPAK CHOPRA, MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ AND OTHER GAME CHANGERS ON THEIR OWN PERSONAL JOURNEY TO AWAKENING.
IT'S CALLED - THE REALITY OF TRUTH'
WHY AM I SO STOKED?
PARTLY BECAUSE IT REFLECTS SO SO MUCH OF MY OWN PERSONAL EXPERIENCE. BEGINNING IN MY MID 20'S WITH TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION, JOURNEYING THROUGH MANY DIFFERENT MODALITIES AND EXPERIMENTATIONS, AND MORE RECENTLY SINCE 2012 MY WORK WITH THE ANCESTRAL PLANT TEACHERS OF PERU.
I AM SO PASSIONATE ABOUT THIS WORK AND HAVE SEEN COUNTLESS TIMES, FIRST HAND, THE RAPID TRANSFORMATION AND HEALING THAT IS EXPERIENCED WHEN WE OPEN OURSELVES UP TO THIS ANCIENT WISDOM.
AND SECONDLY, JUST AS I THOUGHT IT COULDN'T GET ANY BETTER (IT ALWAYS DOES!) I WAS BLOWN AWAY AND DELIGHTED TO SEE THE THE GUIDING SHAMAN IN THIS DOCO, IS NONE OTHER THEN MY DEAR MAESTRO IN PERU - PUMA!!!
I JUST HAD TO SHARE THIS WITH YOU ALL AND IMPLORE YOU TO PLEASE WATCH. PLEASE SHARE. AND PLEASE OPEN YOUR HEARTS AND MINDS TO REALLY GETTING TO KNOW, LOVE AND HEAL YOUR HEARTS AND MINDS.
AND THE MOST AMAZING PART????
YOU CAN EXPERIENCE THIS FOR YOURSELF!!!
IF THIS STIRS SOMETHING IN YOU, THE JOIN ME IN PERU THIS JUNE 3RD FOR A WEEK EXCLUSIVELY WITH MAESTRO PUMA AS SEEN HERE IN THE REALITY OF TRUTH. WE WILL BE VISITING THE SACRED MOUNTAIN ASUNGATE THAT YOU SEE HERE IN THE FILM - FOR OUR INITIATION IN THE SACRED GLACIAL AQUA MARINE JAGUAR LAKE.
THE SECOND TWO WEEKS ARE A DEEPENING CONTINUATION OF THIS WORK. TO REALLY EMBODY THE GIFTS OF THE MEDICINE AND TRUST ME, IT WILL FACILITATE DEEP AND LASTING CHANGE. NOT ONLY FOR YOU, BUT FOR ALL THE GENERATIONS TO COME. IT'S THE GREATEST GIFT YOU CAN GIVE TO YOUR ANCESTRAL LINEAGE.
IT WILL BE PROFOUNDLY LIFE ALTERING IN THE BEST POSSIBLE WAY. DISSOLVING THE VEILS OF THE ILLUSION OF SEPARATION. REMINDING YOU OF WHO YOU REALLY ARE. A PART OF THE INTRICATE INTELLIGENCE OF THE UNIVERSE. THAT THE SAME GOD FORCE ENERGY THAT CREATES LIGHTENING AND THUNDER IS THE EXACT ENERGY THAT CAUSES YOUR NEURAL SYNAPSES TO FIRE.
YOU ARE MAGNIFICENT.
YOU ARE SOURCE.
AND ONCE YOU TRULY GET THIS, NOT JUST CEREBRALLY BUT ON A CELLULAR LEVEL, YOUR LIFE WILL CATAPULT INTO A NEW LEVEL OF AWESOME THAT YOU MAY NOT HAVE THOUGHT POSSIBLE.
IT CROWDS OUT HATRED OF SELF AND OTHERS AND FILLS THE CHASMS WITH LOVE OF THE HIGHEST VIBRATION.
ADDICTIONS TO ANYTHING BE IT THOUGHTS, FEELINGS, BEHAVIOURS, PEOPLE OR SUBSTANCES DISAPPEAR.
FEAR IS REPLACED WITH FAITH.
GUILT WITH INNOCENCE.
AND DESPAIR WITH JOY.
WHEREVER YOU ARE AT IN YOUR LIFE NOW, PREPARE TO RISE. PREPARE TO AWAKEN.
AS PUMA SAYS.. WE HAVE BEEN VERY SLEEPY FOR TOO LONG. THE TIME HAS COME FOR US TO WAKE UP.
WE HAVE JUST A FEW PLACES LEFT AND I'D LOVE TO INVITE YOU TO JOIN ME AS WE ANCHOR THE LIGHT.
AND BECOME THE CHANGE WE ARE ALL SO WANTING TO SEEING THE WORLD.
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BLESSINGS AND SO MUCH LOVE TO YOU ALL
Sacred World Traveller, Cacao Priestess, Medicine Woman and Founder/Creator of the Inspirational Raw Vegan food business Naked Treaties - Jemma has a rich and colourful history that has helped forge a light yet insightful wisdom of her life's experiences. She hopes to inspire others on their journey as she shares the triumphs and tribulations of her own. Alway's bringing it back to a place of empowerment and self realisation.