Finding your personal sacred place or space is a critical part of the spiritual practice. Having a location that allows you to find inner peace, and therefore, present moment awareness, gives you an opportunity to take in the spirit of the cosmos while having the time to express gratitude and compassion in return. Here is a top 10 list of my favorites places, in no particular order, that have been sources of inspiration throughout my own journey.
If 2012 truly represents a total shift in perspectives, and I think it does, then what is it we are shifting into? It is clear that we are changing from an age dominated by thousands of years of material influence to a more spiritual orientation, but there are many other binary changes in our general orientation as well, one of the most important of which is the crossover from the masculine to the feminine.