A couple of weeks ago I had the absolute pleasure of being in one of my favorite places on this planet, Uvita, Costa Rica. The energy there is unlike any other I have felt before. There is a sacred beauty in the land and the people. We were staying at a lovely off the grid house that was built by an amazing and conscious woman. Situated about 1800 ft. above sea level, you had an expansive view of the pacific ocean, with the famous Whale's Tale formation. Along with magnificent misty mountains that swept down to the sea. Truly magical. I found myself, again, in my favorite spot on the property. A lovely little treehouse styled rancho where hummingbirds buzzed around and the breeze was fresh and sweet. I sat in meditation, feeling quite a bit of discomfort in my lower back. I breathed through it and before my closed eyes I felt warm bright light fill me. Out of the light appeared this Shaman. He was very tall and thin, with flowing white hair. The ancient wisdom was very present in his being. He appeared to be Native American, with some Mayan aspects in his garb. He carried what I perceived to be a medicine staff and with him he brought forward a small bowl. Inside was a pasty terra cotta colored mixture that he had created from natural plants. He placed the contents upon my back, which sent a warming sensation through my lower back and into my womb space. Light appeared there, melting the pain away! I sat longer in awe of this Healer and thanked him repeatedly. When I opened my eyes, my discomfort was completely gone and I felt a renewed sense of wellbeing. Immediately following this, my view became filled with dozens of dragonflies! Until then (and after this) I had only seen one or two the entire time we were there. But this felt significant and I could feel the presence of the Shaman as I watched the dragonflies hover and dance.
I am deeply grateful for this moment. Above is a quick sketch I did to get as much detail down as I could before any of it left me. In this moment I am not certain if this will make its way into a full colored piece, only time will tell.
I have experienced wonderful and unexplainable things before. I know I am not alone in this. I simply wanted to share my story and hope others will share theirs.