The Birth Story of the Spiritry 365 Membership Program
It is now 2019 and we are expanding into new territory.
I am happy to officially announce the birth of Spiritry 365. SPIRITRY MEMBERSHIP is now a thing.
Why this? Why now?
I’ve always had a strong sense of my life purpose. My mother raised me to believe in myself, to embrace my spiritual gifts, and to understand that I was born to do something great in the world. Her love was unconditional and her belief in me has always been my Reason.
Between the time I started Spiritry in 1998 until 2008, I was on cruise control and doing ok. I was living my life; doing what I was born to do, and loving it. I knew my destiny and I was familiar with my gifts, but I was still waiting for something - maybe for some spectacular experience where the Universe would say once and for all, “Ok Ajike, this is it! I waited and I waited and then...BOOM! My wake up call: My mother passed away March 2008, and less than a month later I was diagnosed with a chronic illness. My mother was gone. And whatever I thought I was waiting on, went with her. I had a keen realization of my own mortality. As Audre Lorde wrote,
“In becoming forcibly and essentially aware of my own mortality, and of what I wished and wanted for in my life, however short it might be, priorities and omissions became strongly etched in a merciless light and what I most regretted were my silences. Of what had ever been afraid? To question or to speak as I believed I would have meant pain, or death. But we all hurt in so many different ways, all the time, and pain will either change or end. Death, on the other hand, is the final silence. And that might be coming quickly, now, without regard for whether I had ever spoken what needed to be said, or only betrayed myself into small silences, while I planned someday to speak, or waited for someone else’s words. And I began to recognize a source of power within myself that comes from the knowledge that while it is most desirable not to be afraid, learning to put fear into a perspective gave me great strength.” Audre Lorde, The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action
In the midst of that dark hallway, Spirit worked on me. I learned about myself and I figured out what was important to me. It was during that time that I found within me, “An underlying driving force intent on eradicating spiritual powerlessness.”
Three things became crystal clear to me: I have to live my mission, I have to speak it and share it, and no one can do it for me. There was nothing more to be bestowed granted or conferred. God had given me everything I would need to move forward. The reality of my mother’s passing, required me to reclaim my Birthright, my Blessings, and her legacy which became my own. And In light of my diagnosis, I had to find a way to live an empowered life.
My spirit cannot abide by powerlessness. I believe in expressions of power and leadership rooted in a deep respect for mystery, inherent value, and authentic connection. Everything in me a moves in that direction, practically on its own. It is my job to cooperate and go with it. I am rebirthing Spiritry, and in doing so, I am also being reborn. In some ways, my story is your story. You possess spiritual gifts and inner resources that the people you are called to lead really need. You were born to guide them as they embody, express, and experience their life purpose.
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