As I begin to write this testimonial, I find myself crying uncontrollably…
I first became aware of Almine in late 2009. No one had ever told me about her. I was completely unfamiliar with her work then. I knew not a single student. One afternoon, I was guided to type “mystic” on google search; it led me to several pages about Almine. I was curious and started reading about this unusual mystic. I watched youtube video after youtube video. I was hooked. Despite my lack of understanding at the time, I couldn’t get enough. Many of the concepts were foreign to me—revolutionary, cutting-edge, strangely different than anything I had previously encountered— from immortality to hidden realms to reframing ascension to Toltec Naguals. Wowsers. I needed a breather. I had to sit with all of this. For two years following, I started to save money so I could attend a group retreat with Almine. During this time, Almine appeared to me in some of my dreams and confirmed that all was in divine order.
When I finally met this surreal figure in November 2011, it was an unforgettable dear experience. The moment I stepped on the cruise ship headed towards the Caribbean (my first cruise experience), I was all-eyes, all-ears. Where’s Almine, I wondered? Awaiting her at every nook, cranny, and corner. Surely, she would hear my call and manifest, I thought. Quite unexpectedly, she did, though the circumstances were far from predicable.
I was casually waiting in a buffet line for afternoon lunch, when all of a sudden, from the corner of my eyes, I see a tall, beautiful expanded being with heels enter the room, accompanied by none other than her personal entourage—Jaylene.
My mouth is a gap at this point. My heart is fluttering a thousand miles per second. I hold my breath. I freeze. Almine walks by. It’s my chance to say something, I think. She comes right next to me, scans the buffet line quickly, snoops her nose in, and scurries quickly to the end of the line. Right before this, I whisper “Almine” in the silent enthusiasm of a child stuck in time. She doesn’t hear me. I’ve MISSED my grand opportunity—I think. My heart sinks.
No singing angels, no elaborate defining moment of initial recognition. Where are the trumpets? Thankfully, Jaylene comes to my rescue. An astute watchguard, she is. She tells her mom that someone had called her name and points in my direction. Completely caught off guard, I am suddenly—without a moment’s notice—greeted by Almine. I stand in utter shock. No preparation. No dramatic script to read off of. Uhh…uhhh…Just like that, life happens.
Luckily, Almine makes it so easy and comforting. She sweetly apologizes for not hearing my call. I shyly request a hug. She accepts my offer generously. I melt into her arms. Eons pass—it seems. My body shakes to the core. I forget everything. I am moved beyond words.
A memorable first experience.
In my own life, I have spent my adolescence and young adulthood reading texts of psychology, working with different healers, academically studying world religions, and learning from different teachers. In this process, I have become disillusioned and disheartened to some degree: the abuse of power in spiritual hierarchies; the patriarchal control and dominance of religion; the manipulation of teachings over generations; the surface spirituality I encountered in New Age groups; self-help book after book about the same topics. God help me, I prayed.
My innermost being was crying for more.
Almine’s teachings have given me that and more.
Almine’s magnificent being, sacred existence, and profound transmissions support the graceful dismantling of illusions as life makes way for new unforeseen possibilities. She has renewed my hope for a vision of Heaven on Earth. Her gift of seeing me was/is a treasure I continue to understand. I cry when I think of the sacrifices she makes and hardships she endures on behalf of the evolution of All—like working 90+ hours a week, taking blows to her nervous system as the earth’s destruction is bypassed by a solar flare, and much much more.
In my life, I have attended some of what would be regarded as the top, most prestigious academic programs in the U.S. None compare to what I have gained thus far on my journey with Almine. Her teachings have shaken me to the core—spiritually, philosophically, in all ways completely: expanding my vision; broadening my horizons; deepening my perception; adding clarity where there is doubt.
One cannot predict or hope to imagine the blessings or miracles that lie in store for a sincere Truth-Seeker on a journey with Almine.
I admire the sacred atmosphere of fellowship and loving kindness Almine creates in her classes, where students are treated respectfully and seen for their divinity, addressed kindly as “brothers” and “sisters”, and held accountable to be more than they ever perceived…
Almine is truly an endless ocean of nuances, magical qualities, and brilliant genius unfolding anew each day. She inspires me through her elegant example to live a beautiful life beyond man-made boundaries, to become bigger than I ever thought possible, and to simply express.
She is a Rock Star—an Exquisite Gem-like Rock Star.
It is a dear privilege to count Almine as a Beloved teacher—a true pleasure to witness her sacred journey unfolding— to be on this mysterious ride ad infinitum— and a deep honor to be joined by some of the most exquisite light-bearers around the globe.
I dedicate my life to these teachings. I thank you from the depth of my heart for all that you do—Almine—and all that you inspire. It is my sincere wish to connect more deeply with you in person…and of course, to receive another life-altering hug.
With the Warmth of a Blanket and the Love of a Child,