Spring in the red rocks of Sedona

April 6, 2014

Sedona. 2013 November 9. Sedona, AZ. (cc) Dena Rosko. http://bit.ly/Ltq9BPWe’re on our way to the red rocks of Sedona, AZ today, for a few nights of rest and relaxation.  It’s a magical place that I’ve returned to time and time again to refresh body and spirit.

The mystical beauty of the red rocks, the many vortexes and the Native American ceremonial sites make it a place that just oozes spirituality. We’ll be doing some sacred work while we’re in town and a few little hikes, as well.

If you don’t know what a vortex is, it’s a place where energy is concentrated. I’ve seen Sedona referred to as a “spiritual power spot” and my first visit years ago to one of its many vortexes proved that. I sat peacefully on a rock at a vortex site and could feel the vibrations all the way to my core.

A vortex is the perfect site from which to send up a prayer or affirmation, allowing it to be carried along on waves of metaphysical energy.

Not everyone has the same response to a vortex, but if you sit quietly and remain open, what you feel may surprise you. That’s what I’m telling M, anyway, because he’s not much for spiritual experiences like this. Still, he’s open-minded and coming along, and kudos to him for that. I am very aware that I bring to his life things that are new and a little out on the fringe for him. I love him for many things but most of all for being so open.

As for me, well, I plan to sit quietly, breathe, meditate and do some visualizations. Who knows what might come up?

If you’ve had a spiritual experience at Sedona or at any vortex site, I hope you’ll share in the comments below.  From those comments I’ll draw one name for a giveaway of something I’ll get in Sedona. 😉

Also, if you didn’t get a chance to see yesterday’s post by my friend Patrick Schoch, I highly recommend it. His moving and inspirational story of his journey through autism with his young son will be the best thing you’ve read this month for sure. Find it HERE.



15 comments on “Spring in the red rocks of Sedona
  1. Kimba says:

    One of best friends makes a visit to Red Rock every year – she swears in re-charges her soul and implores me to make the trip with her. Would love to hear more about your experiences there.

  2. Doreen McGettigan says:

    I have only been to Arizona once and it was on my first book tour. I did feel a deep spiritual connection at the Grand Canyon. I cannot wait to visit more of the state.
    Until then, living on the east coast and being a Pisces I go to the ocean when I need to meditate, visualize, or to feel connected spiritually.
    Have a blessed weekend.

    • admin says:

      Water is so soothing, isn’t it? The first time I visited Sedona I could feel the pulse of the earth so strongly I couldn’t rest. It’s a different kind of place.

  3. I have not been here in years…it did make the impact on me in my youth…gorgeous scenery. Have a wonderful, refreshing time!

  4. Lisa Froman says:

    I’ve heard so much about Sedona. I’ve never been, but it’s on my list. I look forward to you sharing pics and details about where you stay and what you see/feel. Have fun!

  5. Jay Lickus says:

    Sedona is a great motorcycle ride from Phoenix. It is virtual road meditation to side trip to Jerome or Oak Creek Canyon and I have definitely had a few “spiritual experiences” after visiting the wonderful wineries of the Verde Valley. Have fun………

  6. Puneet Kumar says:

    woww, Beautiful. I like to hear this. It would be really nice if you write again about your stay, experience and tell us more with pictures Thanks

  7. I have not been there but so want to go! I know others that have gone & taken pics of the beauty!

  8. Diane says:

    I always think of the movie, Field of Dreams, and how people are drawn to places where they feel Spiritually uplifted. We need it! Thank you for sharing yours. I must go there!

  9. Kathy says:

    I have family in Phoenix but have not been there in years. I am planning to visit them early fall. Your picture is beautiful and looks serene. Have a wonderful time and thanks for sharing

  10. Mary Buchan says:

    I am looking forward to hearing about your experience. I know you will come away refreshed and revived.

  11. Hi Carol! Yes Sedona is a very beautiful and special spot. And I know that Sedona is supposed to be a special “vortex” area compared to other places but I tend to believe that spiritual vortexs are just about anywhere there is incredible beauty. For me a big part of it is, “just taking the time to sit quietly, breathe, meditate and do some visualizations.” Anytime I do that I usually find peace and clarity and often answers to my deeper questions no matter where I am. Hope you experience it all! ~Kathy

  12. I have been there before and find myself a pretty sensitive and intuitive person. I felt now sense of a vortex at all! I still found the area completely beautiful!

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