what is spiritual mentorship

Have you ever found yourself asking what exactly spiritual mentorship is? 

This concept has been a part of the human experience since ancient times, and yet it still remains largely undefined and understood in only vague terms.


Defining spiritual mentorship

People usually refer to spiritual mentors as wise sages, holy teachers, or experienced gurus – but definitions beyond this are often lacking. In this post, we will attempt to unpack the essence of spirituality and define what it means to be a mentor on such a profound level. 


With practical tips for finding your own spiritual teacher as well as advice for giving back as one yourself, join us on an exploration into the depths of our soul’s most enriching treasure.


Spirituality and personal growth go hand-in-hand; however, taking the needed steps to cultivate a spiritually flourishing life can sometimes be difficult.


Enter spiritual mentorship: an opportunity for individuals seeking support along their own spiritual path to have meaningful relationships with people who understand them profoundly and guide their journey towards inner fulfilment. 


But what exactly is spiritual mentorship? 


In this blog post, we’ll explore the key characteristics of this type of relationship and discuss how it can help lead you to greater joy and meaning in your everyday life.


A spiritual mentor is someone who can help you access a higher version of yourself, and transform any obstacles in your life into valuable insights.


They are well-versed in the paths to a deeper connection with dimensions beyond our own, allowing for an experience that transcends physical reality. And if desired by their mentee, they offer guidance on how to connect with deceased loved ones from those other realms – giving them evidence that we have far more potential than we realise.


They have trodden the path of tribulation and advanced further on their journey. They guide you to modify your behaviours, especially those that keep you in life’s cycle. 


Through this experience, mentors help uncover a profound inner connection with other realms, opening up doors to understanding there are no limitations or beliefs binding us – just an infinite realm of possibilities. 


A powerful guide to accessing your authentic self. With their help, you can make the necessary changes to free yourself from behaviour that may be limiting or holding you back in life. 


They open up new perspectives of understanding. Even amidst hardship so you can find peace and healing within difficult circumstances, but they also open up new perspectives and understanding that may not have been considered before.


What is the purpose of spiritual mentorship?

Do you ever feel like something is missing in your spiritual journey? 


Or maybe you want to deepen your understanding of the divine, but don’t know what steps to take? 


Finding and utilising a mentor on your spiritual journey can be one of the most rewarding experiences imaginable. By introducing an experienced guide on our pathway toward personal growth and self-discovery, we open ourselves up to greater insight, hope and healing. 


Are you on a spiritual journey and looking for guidance from someone with more insight into the practice? Or, perhaps you have been studying spirituality for years but feel like you are at an impasse in terms of discovering your own personal path. 


If this sounds familiar, then it may be time to consider seeking mentorship from an experienced individual who can help guide your exploration through their wisdom and expertise. 


Spiritual mentorship offers valuable insight that can support your development along whatever step of the spiritual journey you find yourself upon.

Are you ready for the potential transformation that awaits with finding guidance in someone who has been through similar challenges as yours? 


In many moments of hardship and suffering, it is easy to want an answer as to why this happened or what the future holds. It can seem like an impossible task, but luckily there is a myriad of spiritual teachings that can provide wisdom and peace during these difficult times. 


Not only do they offer guidance in making sense of your situation, but they also open up new perspectives and understanding that may not have been considered before. 


Have you ever felt stuck in the middle of a hardship? 


Felt like all your dreams have been shattered and that everything is lost? 


We’ve all experienced some kind of struggle at one point or another, and it can be overwhelming. But what if I told you that hard times are not necessarily something to fear, but instead an opportunity for spiritual growth? 


How can you find a spiritual mentor?

Our hearts are a hidden fountain of potential! One to be treasured and explored. When I was an award-winning bridal designer, after three burnouts, if someone had asked me to hone in on my heart awareness – it would have been like staring into the face of eternity itself! 


But when many spiritual teachers opened up this magical world for exploration—my connection with myself flourished beyond what I could ever imagine. I travelled to beautiful locations around the world seeking out authentic, shamans, indigenous tribes, native Americans, rinpoches, druids and so many other masters spending a small fortune. 


Delve into your inner self and awaken to the magical energies that each of us holds within. You do not need arduous journeys – often, finding a spiritual guide is as simple as searching online! 


Through my expertise in this realm I can help people from all parts of the world with their awakening journey; no matter where you are located or how experienced on your path, let me support you so we may both unlock our potential together. 


From those just beginning their path to seasoned experts seeking further growth — harnessing energy beyond physical boundaries is something easy enough even when miles away. 


Together we can unlock a wealth of knowledge right at our fingertips that will bring true fulfilment into your life.


What are the benefits of having a spiritual mentor

Having someone to guide you during your spiritual journey can be invaluable. A mentor who is experienced in spirituality can provide clarity and insight when it comes to pursuing your own personal path. 


With the right kind of support, a spiritual mentor can help you identify and work through areas that need further growth, as well as provide valuable advice on how to connect more intimately with yourself and the universe around you. 


Here are some benefits that my clients experience:


  • Help you connect with your higher self and find your life’s purpose
  • Provide guidance and support through difficult times
  • Develop your intuition and psychic abilities
  • Teach you meditation and other relaxation techniques
  • Different perspectives on life’s challenges and lessons
  • Teach you how to live in harmony with yourself and others
  • Help you raise your energy levels
  • See your conflicts with integrity
  • Help you release self-imposed limitations
  • Live in new realities whilst quantum jumping into your future you
  • Specific action steps that lead to a successful life
  • Live your purpose from the heart


My clients discover a newfound admiration and appreciation for their power of themselves. Working together, we unlock their ability to find life’s purpose through connecting with one’s higher self. 


I provide support during tough times while teaching new spiritual skills such as meditation, how to live in harmony with oneself and others and quantum jumping. 


We explore different outlooks on challenging experiences and learn how those hardships can be beneficial when embraced from an enlightened state of mind.


New paths are illuminated that allow you to release any limitations; quantum jump into your future desired reality; take tangible steps towards leading a successful existence – all guided by what truly lies within your heart.

How do you know if you're ready for a spiritual mentor

Are you ready to take your spiritual practice to the next level, but not sure how to get started? 


Having a spiritual mentor can be an invaluable resource for individuals looking to gain a deeper insight into their soul and inner wisdom. 


From navigating challenging times and making decisions that are in line with your true purpose in life, having someone who will guide you along the journey is essential. 


Where they can see your blind spots and unconscious patterning that is keeping you stuck in life and you just do not know how to get yourself ‘unstuck’


Connecting with another individual in order to gain further insight into your own personal growth can be an intimidating step for many.


However, finding the right person who is willing and able to guide your soul-searching endeavours could bring about some of the most profound changes and discoveries within yourself.


The process of finding and working with a spiritual mentor

The process of finding and working with a spiritual mentor can be an incredibly rewarding experience for anyone who is seeking personal growth on their spiritual journey. 


Having access to someone who is well-versed in the realm of spirituality and has deep insight into your own soul’s growth can open up conversations that illumine paths forward, often culminating in a greater understanding of oneself as well as others. 


From setting intentions to clarifying values, there are various aspects involved when entering a relationship with a spiritual mentor – so it’s important that you take the time necessary to find one who best suits your unique needs. 


There is power in the space of your heart; take a moment to connect and breathe. Are you open to seeking guidance on this path? 


Would Ann Varney be best suited as your spiritual mentor, or do you sense another calling? 

Allow yourself the opportunity for introspection – all answers lie within.


ann varney

Spiritual Teacher | Author | Podcaster

About Ann Varney

Trained with 5th generation Shamans in Peru, Rinpoche’s in Nepal, Native Americans in Outback in California, and Druids in Scotland.

Also trained with Tony Robbins, William Whitecloud, Scott Jansen, Bob Proctor, Jeffrey Allan, Donna Eden, Michael Beckwith, Anodea Judith, Peggy Dylan, Dr Joe Dispenza, and so many more spiritual teachers…

Postgraduate Degree in Psychology and is qualified in Master Hypnotherapy and Meditation. An acclaimed International Spiritual Teacher and Author of 3 books, specialising in; Shamanic Energy healing; Angelic Healing; Alchemy; Master of Sekhem/Reiki; Pranic healing; Firewalk Instructor, Educational Leader and so much more. 

With a deep dive into your innermost heart, I am here to help you uncover the unique passions that define who you are and reach for what lies beyond. With more faith in yourself comes an easier manifestation of whatever goals await – let’s break through those barriers together!

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