Serpent Power Serpent energy is often present around Native American sacred sites. In the standing stone on the right you see a serpent head and on top of that an image of a Native American - the long ago occupants of this area of Rim Rock National Recreational Trail, Shawnee Forest, Illinois.
This is a preparatory alcove to the right of a Vision Quest Trail (as the nature spirits call it) that I have written about before in Vision Question Canyon. It is where a person would gather their thoughts before beginning the journey through the quest site.
In the photo below showing the Quest start, you can see this entry stone.
I was identifying with the spiritual power of this location and when I took this photo, I was connecting to the serpent energy. If you look closely, you will see that this stone is clear and focused. But the rest of the objects, before around and behind it, are slightly blurred. They are vibrating in a different frequency from what I was energetically focusing on.
Below are the three stages of the Vision Quest, which starts when one turns left at the entry to this area of Rim Rock.
Vision Quest I - In the BeginningIn the beginning, you birth the vision for your own life. This is the first image in the Vision Quest series. In the beginning, you birth the vision for your own life. Here is the start of your journey, and you must enter into the earth mother if you wish to transform your vision from spirit into matter. Rim Rock Nature Trail, Illinois. CLICK HERE to read the full story. Vision Quest II - Walk Your TalkWalk Your Talk – keep going – birth that new vision for your own life! It may seem your path leads to a dead-end wall and you are going nowhere – but keep hope for there is actually a hidden path turning left, and you will continue on and up through gradually widening paths, arriving finally at the end of your journey, the scenic top of the canyon. Rim Rock Nature Trail, Illinois. CLICK HERE to read the full story. Vision Quest III - The GuardianThis powerful 100 foot tall rock being watches over the vision quest process going on in the twisting paths that make up his/her body. Facing him at the end of your climb, you discover you were never alone on your personal journey; Guardians were always present, protecting and overseeing the process. Together you and your Guardians peacefully survey the world below, for you have now traversed the journey from womb to mastery of your own personal energy. Rim Rock Nature Trail, Illinois. CLICK HERE to read the full story.
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