Tag: orphan rescue

Visual Satsang – Private Support for Intense Times

Visual Satsang

Visual Satsang to the rescue! Oh boy, going on two years and our world is still cookin’ … The Early Days: When I started the pro bono Visual Coaching to offer support as the pandemic swept into North America … few of us knew that we’d be in for an extended haul. And that many… Read more »


SEVA – FREE COMMUNITY SERVICE:

Seva community service online coaching and support with Christina merkley

Seva (pronounced say-va) is a Sanskrit word for service. The spiritual practice of selfless service and the desire to uplift and assist people, giving help and compassion to others with no thought of what is to gain or what is to be lost by doing so. Below are my two complimentary seva services. Free. Open… Read more »


FROM FUNKY TO SUNNY

Every few weeks I offer a drop-in Visual Coaching support group to assist with the shift our world is in. Here is the latest one, including summary notes, video, and visual map. Summary: We did our 10 minutes of meditation to set the field. Then checked to see what was present today. Three Self Inquiries… Read more »


ARTIST BEFRIENDS HEAD, HEART & GUT [VISUAL COACHING]

J.C. a Tech Analyst and Artist from Australia raises her hand for Satsang. Through her, we embark on a journey of Self Inquiry through the terrain of hyper-awareness and anger. Into the realm of the three brains: head, heart, and gut. Forging an alliance of tools up and down the spine. Something every artist can benefit from …


HER SIDE AND HIS SIDE

Process Group #13 – 2020 Shifts (July 2, 2020 – Visual Coaching). When one works in groups, especially during the current intensity, the likelihood of triggering is high. In this session triggers quickly occurred between a woman and a man. This session was exceptional as both rose to the occasion and processed their side of… Read more »


SARAH SHIFTS SURVIVAL STRATEGIES

Sarah came of age in a racist family and community. To survive she hide her queer/gay self and became an angry bully…


SPIRIT FAMILY GUIDES LOLA’S ELDER YEARS

[Visual Coaching with Christina Merkley – 2020 #17] Lola is a retired Canadian social worker. The pandemic honed her awareness about vulnerability, loneliness, sibling jealousy and her role as an elder. What started as a Future Self journey morphed into a mediumistic dialogue with deceased parents and grandparents. Who offered perspective on repetitive generational patterns… Read more »


ORPHANS: CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT & VIETNAM

[Visual Coaching with Christina Merkley – 2020 #16]. This was a complex Orphan Rescue session with a retired, female, liberal, boomer, American woman. The present day triggers ranged from riots, masks, social distancing, beaches, lung issues and the euthanasia of her sick pet. And led to inner child and inner adolescent rescues from the Civil… Read more »


ISABEL SEES THEM FIGHT

[Visual Coaching with Christina Merkley – COVID Pandemic #10]. Isabel’s side hussle in Graphic Facilitation was finally starting to pop … then Covid hit. Now she’s stuck with office dynamics that leave her livid yet strangely teary and silent. What’s up? Through Orphan Rescue we discover deep roots in the domestic violence of her adolescence… Read more »


CREATIVITY SACRIFICED AT 9

[Visual Coaching with Christina Merkley – COVID Pandemic #8]. Like many of us Joan has a love/hate relationship with the pandemic lockdown. We found it through her expansion-constriction polarity. Then we discovered a very important Orphan. Her 9 year old self who valiantly (and tragically) sacrificed her creativity (and other fun kid stuff) to fulfill… Read more »