June 23, 2024

7th Grader’s Perspective on Hawaii Retreat – School Report!!!

Share

Our Dare to Live Challenge Hawaii Retreat this past November 2012 had a beautiful impact on all the participants and facilitators. To be able to spend time with friends and family…..will be remembered for a lifetime!!! It was very eye opening to have my daughter share this report she turned in and learn more about her perspective. I was envious of her midnight run to the volcano (over 4 hour trip) to see and play with active lava. Looking forward to your comments 🙂

The Legend of Hawaii

              Madam Pele is a goddess of fire, lightning, dance, volcanoes and violence. Pele is also known for her creative power, passion, purpose, and profound love. She has thirteen sisters and three brothers. They are all gods and goddesses. Pele is the goddess of Hawaii.

A long time ago, her father banished her from Tahiti, due to her hot temper. Pele was always getting into fights with her older sister, Na-mako-o-Kaha’i. She is the goddess of the sea, obviously fire and water would not get along. Pele canoed across the sea in search of a new place to live, that’s when she stumbled upon Hawaii.

On Hawaii, Pele created many fiery volcanoes. Pele was unaware that her sister had followed her to Hawaii. So, every time Pele created a volcano, her sister flooded the island and burnt out the fire.  This had happened many times, until Pele and her sister had one huge fight and finally, Pele was free from her sister. It is said that Pele’s spirit lives in Kilauea volcano (one of the most active volcanoes in the world). According to legend, Pele lives in the Halemaʻumaʻu crater of Kīlauea. The legend also says, if any visitors take her volcanic rock, she will curse you until you have returned it back to her.

In Hawaii, I’ve built a relationship with Pele. Once I realized that Hawaii is a sacred place, I was able to connect with the Island in a way no words would describe. I’ve discovered, when you go to Hawaii, you learn a lot about yourself. Also, that Pele has something to tell everyone that goes on her island. It might be advice; it could be her helping you let go of something you’ve been holding on too. It’s different for everyone. If Pele is trying to tell you something and you aren’t letting you’re self hear it, sometimes, she makes you hear it. I’ve seen it in many ways just from the two week I was there. A women Veronica, something went on in her head that made her want to run freely on the dried lava, she tripped and cut herself up. In the process of her healing, she learned what Pele was trying to help her let go of something she had been holding on to for decades. Another women Regena, she stepped on a hot coal and she got a huge blister on her foot that wouldn’t let her walk. She realized Pele was trying to tell her that it was time for her to be helped and it’s not her responsibility to help everyone else. There are a couple of more people that had an experience like that, too.

In my experience there, I’ve learned to be more aware of what I’m doing; be conscious of what I say. I’ve also learned to let go of my past and stay in the present. Pele made Hawaii a magical place and I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to go there.

Makayla Burnett   www.facebook.com/makayla.s.burnett  Mr. Washington – Civics at Odyssey Charter School.

Proud Mommy next to the Kilauea – The most active volcano in the World!!!

To join the next Dare to Live Challenge Hawaii Retreat on June 9-15th go to www.DaretoLiveChallenge.com, email info@ConsciousLivingPublishing.com or call 321-549-2128.

Ask about our payment options and  scholarship programs 🙂

Share

The Art of Craft & Buckminster Fuller

Share

Create a written list of your deepest desires and intentions” – Buckminster Fuller

 

Yesterday was magical to watch the gifts show-up throughout the day. One of the first things we did when we got here was make a list together of what we really want to do before we left the island. Part of making dreams a reality is writing them down. 

 

Our Hawaii Honeymoon Wishlist

Go to a Luau with fire dancer

Visit and play with Brian Ridgeway, Randy Craft, Dr Nadia Linda Hole, Howard and Ena, Gary and Syd

Swim with dophins (now added Sea Turtles)

See flowing lava and volcano

Make love under a waterfall 🙂

Attend a Ceremony

Yoga and Journal everyday (personal intention)

Read the “Love Dare” together everyday

Entire day of silence, no technology or words period

 

It’s only night 5 tonight and amazing how much we have completed so far….just from writing it down!

 

One thing, when we went and picked up our rental car I visualized how nice a convertible would be to drive in Hawaii. Last night we visited Randy Craft of the Art of Craft, who so kindly let me drive his gorgeous white Mercedes convertible to dinner last night. Dream come true….sun setting with wind blowing through my hair listening to wonderful love songs. I was fortune enough to have the opportunity to work with him and will never think the same about running a business or creating what I want in life.  He spent the last four years of Buckminster Fuller’s life with him. Full of seeds of wisdom and consciousness shifting perspectives. Reminded how money is NOT the solution to focus on. It’s a complete shift in consciousness. Looking forward to sharing more about my transformational night looking at Buckminster Fuller’s Blueprint for Planetary Abundance – Seven Steps to Global Citizenship with friend and mentor, Randy Craft  www.planinparadise.com. Love sharing time with him and Ari.

 

Spent the morning together doing yoga and preparing for our journey to the Bay to see if we can play with the dolphins again!! Tonight we celebrated our 6 month wedding anniversary at a Hawaiian Luau….what a wonderful time celebrating love and all possibilities.

 

Thanks for reading and sharing!! Remember our thoughts are so powerful and we can attract and create things in an instant….so stay focused on what you want and watch your dreams come true!!

Mahalo!!
Partners in Health and Success!
Shannon Burnett-Gronich

Event Production Goddess,
Marketing Expert and
Best Selling Author
321-549-2128  (Office)
www.ConsciousLivingSpace.com

www.FreePressTraining.com
www.ConsciousLivingPublishing.com
www.ShannonBurnett.com

Share

If Dr Seuss Studied Eckhart Tolle and A Course in Miracles – with Scott Grace

Share

www.scottsongs.com If you loved this, I have another classic Dr. Seuss style video at https://youtu.be/YpWvx6avs6A The one you just watched was a short clip from a talk I gave called Laughing the Ego into the Light, which can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hH5O3RKkiF0&feature=relmfu There’s plenty more where that came from, so please sign up to stay connected on my website at https://www.scottsongs.com

What else do I do when I’m not dreaming up poems and songs? I love coaching people on how to live and manifest along the lines that this poem sets forth. I also provide awakening entertainment and keynotes at conferences and events. If you know of a venue where my gifts might be appreciated, perhaps you can share this video with those in a position to bring me aboard. Thank you!

I hope this little Dr. Seuss clip brought you some joy and freedom, and that you joyously share it with anyone you think might benefit.

I trust you have had a good laugh at your own ego. We all have one. The trick is to stop identifying with it and listening to it as if it were your guidance counselor. Laughter can help. Witnessing presence through meditation is also powerful.

Again, you will find much inspiration and tools to help lighten up and loosen up your ego on my website, https://www.scottsongs.com.

While you are there please sign up for my semi-occasional (six sent out a year) muse-letters.

On my site you will be able to read the first chapter of my book, Teach Me how to Love, A True Story that Touches Hearts & Helps with the Laundry! The book is filled with humor and wisdom for the heart’s journey. If it grabs you, and it does for most folks, you can order it.

I am also available for coaching, talks, workshops, concerts, etc. The website will explain all that.

Be sure to subscribe to my videos so you will get a notice when more come out

Share

“You’ve Gotta Cleanse” Raw Spirit Festival Scott Kalechstein

Share

Share