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She had journeyed to Sedona for a kind of vision quest...a deep healing she believed would only be found in that place of desert canyons and earth energy from the vortexes. Three days of spiritual ceremonies and massages had been scheduled and Celeste arrived the night before opening herself to all that her heart and soul needed to absorb from the place of the ancient red canyon.
The morning of her last day she was greeted by her shaman guide who would take her to three of the vortexes although she had felt the winds swirl around her during times of healing or internal connection in the previous days. Sitting on the peak of Rachel's Knoll with no other human in sight, facing the side of the high butte which had rocks appearing to have faces etched in them, her guide said to close her eyes and listen to what the ancient ones had to say to her.
With the cloudless sky, comfortable temperature and light breeze, feeling so uplifted by all she had experienced, Celeste complied and let her mind go into a meditative state, feeling a strong urge to "ohmmm", something she had never done before while meditating, but allowed herself to vocalize the internal push soon followed by her guide's deeply resonating voice joining in with her having heard the silent and very personal message.