The Fricken Map is Upside Down: Notes from a spiritual journey

The Fricken Map is Upside Down: Notes from a spiritual journey

by Carrie Triffet

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Overview

Carrie Triffet spent 33 years engaged in spiritual seeking. And it probably would've been 33 more…but then this happened.Tag along on Carrie's rebooted spiritual journey, as it unfolds in astonishing real-time detail: Epic past-life traumas uncovered and released. Soul fragments reunited. You're right there with her, as she learns quantum forgiveness of self and others, and is taught what it's like to radiate unconditional love for all.Includes teachings and dozens of potent meditation exercises—offering the reader an entertaining breadcrumb trail toward inner peace and freedom. ------Ever wondered what it's like to experience temporary slices of Christ consciousness firsthand? Ever excavated to the bottom of your own psyche, just to find out what's really been going on in there? Carrie goes fearlessly where very few dare to tread, and chats amiably about her findings with you, her travel companion, as she explores this unforgettable terrain.This is a book for anyone who is curious about what it's like to awaken spiritually. At the same time it's a deep-dive into the exploration of awakened consciousness, equally relevant for serious spiritual adepts. The meditation exercises included in this book are the ones Carrie herself employed throughout this two-year journey of discovery. She offers them to all who may wish to embark on a similar journey.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780983842170
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 12/12/2019
Pages: 262
Sales rank: 801,211
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Carrie Triffet is the multi-award winning author of four books: The Fricken Map is Upside Down; Tastes Like God; Long Time No See; and The Enlightenment Project.With her trademark blend of quirky humor, spiritual wisdom and personal honesty, Carrie treats the reader as a friend--sharing intimate details of her own spiritual journey, while making even the most challenging spiritual topics seem clear and relatable. The result? Powerful, funny, freewheeling books that fit no known book marketing categories. (Unless "profound-spiritual-self-help-comedy-pop-cultural-memoir" is a category.) Bottom line: Carrie brings home deep spiritual truths in tasty, bite size chewable chunks. The secret's in the sauce.With her trademark blend of quirky humor, spiritual wisdom and personal honesty, Carrie treats the reader as a friend--sharing intimate details of her own spiritual journey, while making even the most challenging spiritual topics seem clear and relatable. The result? Powerful, funny, freewheeling books that fit no known book marketing categories. (Unless "profound-spiritual-self-help-comedy-pop-cultural-memoir" is a category.) Bottom line: Carrie brings home deep spiritual truths in tasty, bite size chewable chunks. The secret's in the sauce.

Table of Contents

This is the disclaimer bit vii

Between you and me viii

Prelude - Mining for Gold

It's all fun and games until somebody loses an 'I' 11

The evil genius 14

The half-acre I call home 18

1

My tiny guru 23

A high-speed chase seen through backward binoculars 29

God and creation 33

2

Seeing clearly 35

No virgins were harmed in the making of this miracle 39

3

Butterflies and window washers 49

The body's role in awakening 53

Tell me where it hurts 61

The fungus among us 66

4

No such thing as a roadblock 71

Spiritual alchemy and emotional processing 78

A closer look at hotbuttons 81

5

What's lost is found 87

Ancient secrets - part one 88

Ancient secrets - part two 94

Ancient secrets - part three 103

6

In the land of the terminally cranky, all is well 109

Opening secrets 114

Crowd Source 115

And now back to our regularly scheduled programming 117

7

The C word 120

Mercy me 122

A mothers Love 124

8

Getting the message 129

Mistaken identity 136

The very best kind of self-judgment 142

The world (or is it?) 147

9

The river of Life 149

Pirate ships of the almost enlightened 154

10

Soul reunion 159

True service 169

A budding friendship 180

Rose-gold breath 187

Integration 189

Postscript - A river runs through it 194

Addendum

Doing and Being 201

Finding Evidence of Divinity Within 202

1 Awareness 203

2 Love 205

3 Light 207

Attitude Adjustments

1 A committed relationship with the self 209

2 Making friends with the shadow 210

3 Why does spiritual progress have to be so hard? 211

4 Notice the narrator 212

5 A balancing act 213

The Exercises

Spiritual hygiene 215

A preliminary practice to develop Awareness 221

Becoming Familiar with the Present Moment

1 Awareness in the present moment 223

2 Present moment exploration inside the body 223

Source Meditations

1 Filling the body's cells with Source 226

2 Filling the mind with Source 227

3 Filling the central column with Source 227

4 Seeing a problem as God 228

Explorations

1 Truth and untruth in the present moment 229

2 Investigation of the mind 229

3 Yes, but 230

Beyond the 'I' Self

1 Stepping outside the me-centric viewpoint 233

2 Detaching from the personal 'me' 233

Resting in the Light of Love

1 The Light of Love as your own identity 236

2 Resting as the universal heart 237

Rose-Gold Meditations

1 Resting as rose-gold divinity 238

2 Rose-gold appreciation for what you are 239

3 Rose-gold chakra meditation 242

4 Surrendering all to the rose-gold Light of divine Source 243

The Joining Pool

1 Original joining pool exercise 245

2 The waterfall 246

3 The rose-gold mist 247

4 The rose-gold pool 248

5 Rose-gold breath 249

6 The rose-gold breath of Love 249

7 The river of Life 250

A Few Helpful Exercise Tools

1 Emotional processing 252

2 Non-reaction and non-resistance 253

3 God is the only power 256

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