This site is designed to be a companion to my book:
The Invisible Choir: A True Story of Soul Mates & Angels
You will find more information on topics from the book, new information from my sources, and discussion of old and new topics throughout the blog page comments. If you have not yet read the book, you will find a description of it on the home page and the blog welcome post.
Tessa Lynne is a pen name, a variation on Teresa Lynne Anderson, chosen over twenty years ago to preserve confidentiality for others in the book. Time and distance have obscured their identities, but I have grown used to the name and chose to keep it.
Readers of The Invisible Choir know that I have two daughters and two grandsons, that I love being out in nature, and that I now live in the Black Hills of South Dakota, where I hike almost daily, keeping an eye out for mountain lions. (I have seen one and have heard the warning growl of another.) I often find an old log or a bed of pine needles where I sit and meditate.
My current practice focuses on individual therapy, personal growth groups, and classes on Mindfulness, Meditation, Chakras & Shadows, and Enneagram Essence Paths. Details will appear on the Contact/Events page of this site.
A Little About My Spiritual Journey
My conscious spiritual journey, begun in my late teens, was enhanced and renewed when I became a practicing psychotherapist and worked with clients on existential issues related to anxiety, depression, life transitions, and trauma. As we touched on the core of their being--long suppressed emotions, deeply
held beliefs, struggles with life choices, the joy of self-discovery--I often became aware of a spiritual essence. I think my spirit was always close during sessions, but at times her presence was more obvious, and I could often sense the presence of a client's spirit.
My renewed spiritual practice and my growing awareness of spirit flowed easily from my childhood of regular church and Sunday school attendance and my later practice of meditation and yoga. Over the years, through meditation, prayer, study, and reflection, my awareness of, and relationship with, spirit deepened into something I carried with me, an invisible cloak that surrounded me with the certain knowledge that I was not alone, with comfort and support. I was told by my spirit world sources that it was, in part, this opening of my mind and my heart to their world that determined that I would be approached.