Inspiration for the Week ~ Shanta Gabriel
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Feeling Free to Be Yourself

We are drawing on the compassionate and timeless wisdom of The Gabriel Messages in these articles to provide insight and inspiration each week that we can bring into our daily lives.

For this week's issue, the card that was chosen is deep guidance for expressing the fullness of your being.

The Gabriel Message card for this week:

Feeling Free to be yourself is the greatest gift you can give.

This new life awakening in the world now is demanding of us to respond in ways that are very different than what we have always known.

We are being asked to live in present time, and keep bringing ourselves back into the Now because the present is our only place of power.

We are also being asked to live from our hearts and express our most authentic self in the world. When people suggested that I "just be myself," that was never an easy idea for me. I had learned to be a chameleon growing up so I could gain love and approval by trying to be whatever anyone else wanted me to be. Of course that never really worked and it left me clueless to my own needs.

Coupled with this was a very strong desire for freedom, which is not so surprising when I think about being detached from my needs. But it is this desire for true freedom that has kept me on the spiritual path. Only when I am in harmony with my spirit do I ever feel free. It has been an enormous process of growth to expand into my heart and live from the impulses of my soul. The trust in myself as the extension of my soul's imperatives has brought me into the present time, because it is only here that I can receive the truth of my being. In the truth within me is the freedom I desire.

The other decision that is being asked of us is to take down the barriers to expressing the fullness of our being â€” in other words, be the most authentic self we can be in the world. Not only does this require us to be in our hearts, we need to demonstrate great courage. This authentic part of us is our most sacred essence, something we have protected for lifetimes. Many of us have bold memories of being punished in brutal ways for revealing our most sacred selves. Yet now is the time that we are being asked to bring that true, authentic and beautiful essence forward.

The amazing thing I have noticed since 2012 is that when I share my deepest, most authentic self in a safe conversation, I am received in a new way. There is more connection with people than ever before, and I seem to be attracting the soul community that I have asked for. All over the world people are coming together now and creating a level of support that was never possible before. Many are asking to have more soul community and feel safe in relationship to others. The key word in that sentence may be safe. We still need to have discernment and be grounded enough to know when someone can really receive us. Sometimes our silence while radiating love may be the most powerful and authentic thing that we can do. Life is causing us to go deeper into our hearts and find what is true and important for us. Recognizing when we are being asked to speak our deepest truth is an important part of our growth process.

Feeling free to be myself requires that I give myself permission to open my heart to me. I need the most encouragement, support and blessing of anyone I know at times. I respond to my loving-kindness and compassion by relaxing and feeling more at home in my body. When I act as my own best friend and give myself the time and energy I need most so I can be in alignment, my world improves. There is freedom to be, do and say what is revealed to me in the moment. I remember that I have all the time and energy I need and I am fully supported at all times. This is the true freedom I am seeking.

I am never separate from my Source. When I stay in the vertical alignment with my most Divine self and ground my fears, new levels of energy flow through me and it is these higher frequencies that help me know how safe it is to be myself. When we look at what our gifts are, we usually overlook the gift of our love and presence that we can bring to every moment we spend with another. This is what so many are looking for, and it is so amazingly simple to give. We just need to give ourselves permission to be the most authentic, loving person we can be. That gift will feel like true freedom.

By giving ourselves permission to be in our hearts we open the way for our gifts to flow in abundance.

Shanta Gabriel, 2014

The Gabriel Messages #7

Feeling free to be yourself is the greatest gift you can give.

Dear One,

In your heart you are free. This energy of freedom can be expressed in your daily life as well as kept as a sacred trust within you. This energy is God working through you and encouraging you to let your light shine.

When you are feeling free to be yourself, that is the time your light shines the brightest. That is when you are most relaxed and happy, which is the way your Spirit intended you to live.

When you let your light shine in the world, darkness is illuminated. The parts of society that offer the greatest challenge are the ones needing the most light. Allowing God's love to pour through you as Divine Light is one of the best ways to create the changes you want in your world. This energy of love-filled light can bring wholeness and healing to any situation.

When you come to this place of light within you, it reminds you of the joyous state of a happy child.  You are being encouraged to express this joyous energy in your family and worldly life. It is the spontaneous freedom to speak the truth from your heart with kindness and compassion. It is the enthusiasm to do what you most want to do, knowing that you are divinely inspired in every moment. These are the gifts you are being asked to give to the world.

Experience the freedom of Divine Light at work within you. Feel free to ask for so much love to come through you that you can let it overflow to others. Ask for abundant joy within you so that you can share it. Ask to speak your highest truth with the compassion of the Angels. Ask to really know in your heart that which is right for you to do and say. Ask to be a vehicle of light moving in the world. All this gives you perfect freedom of expression while knowing the divine resources within you at all times.

You are a gift to the world when you express all of the beauty inside you. Share your most sacred self when you feel the guidance to do so. Allow God's light to shine through you and remember:

Feeling free to be yourself is the greatest gift you can give.

Shanta Gabriel, 2014

August Reading from the Sacred Mountain

At the foot of Mt. Shasta, the base chakra of the world, sacred space has been created for these deeply insightful readings. With prayer and intention, Shanta opens to receive what would most serve you in creating balance and success in the month ahead.

The August Reading from the Sacred Mountain is now available for download. August is a month of big movement and power. Perhaps the action we have been waiting for all year is finally here. The issue will be to move with the Balance of Love, Wisdom and Power. Only from this place will we be able to flow with the new high-frequency action coming our way.

To receive the 27-minute reading, click here.

If you would like to have a personal Reading for August from the Sacred Mountain, contact Shanta directly at

Essence of the Month ~ Abundance

AbundanceMany people are focused on Abundance at this time, usually from a place of lack and neediness.

When we are able to expand into a vibration of Well-being, we are able to attract what we want to experience more easily. In this state we may notice that Nature is demonstrating the beauty of true abundance all around us or we might find something that makes us very happy when we think of it.

We can more easily shift our consciousness when we open our hearts to focus on the beauty and gifts we are being given by a loving Universe.


This essence opens the doorways of the mind to the blessings that are your birthright as a spiritual being in a physical body. True Prosperity flows through a heart filled with gratitude, open to the unlimited ocean of God’s Abundance.

Here is a powerful affirmation for you to remember:

All my needs are met with Grace and Ease and I AM cared for eternally.

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Flower Essence Monthly Program

Have you ever taken Rescue Remedy or any of the many wonderfully healing Flower Essences available? Flower Essences were first developed in England during the 1920's. Many people are familiar with Bach Flower Remedies, and there are many other powerful essences available now.

During these challenging times, using a flower essence made especially for you each month can help to create the dynamic change you have been asking for in life by clearing old patterns out of your energy fields.

Flower Essence Therapy addresses the relationship between the human soul and the soul of Nature. Flower Essences encourage changes in your being by working with your vibrational resonance. They act as catalysts that stimulate and energize the inner transformative process.

Each month Shanta creates a personal flower essence to assist your process in life. You will also receive a 10-to15-minute personal mp3 about your essence, which opens you to the deeper meaning for your soul's growth under the current experience in your life.

For more information and to register for this very helpful program, see the information page here:

From a member of the Flower Essence Program:

I can't say enough about how the flower essences have been helping me. Through all your teachings, it has become more clear that the flowers are an easy way of accessing the elemental realms. They also helped me to understand subtle energy better, and with time and practice, the communication has become more clear. –KMB, Florida
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