There is a ripple effect of energy flowing from you. Be positive. Simply staying happy and sending that happiness out from your heart will benefit those around you. As you adjust your motives and attitudes, this energy flows from you in concentric circles affecting all of your desires and beliefs. There is a chance to bring good fortune and influences to all of the events in your life. As circles also represent cycles, know that you are continually going in and out of cycles, growing and changing. With every ending comes a new beginning. Trust that the positive energy you radiate will attract what you wish for.
If you have a goal or vision, be sure to provide the right surroundings for that dream to flourish. Positive self-talk, affirmations, being kind to yourself, celebrating your talents and successes – all of these create fertile soil for your dreams to take root and grow. Sometimes, when you push too had it can hinder the harmonious unfolding of your journey. Trust the process, relax, and allow nature to take its course. Belief and positive support is needed to accomplish your goal. Keep in mind; Nature makes growing and blossoming look effortless but the secret is in all the details – position, sun, soil, air, water and nourishment. Make sure you are taking the steps necessary to attain your perfect environment.
When you are busy, rushing, stressed, worried or overwhelmed, it is easy to lose track of the simple things in your world that bring you joy. This is a huge nudge to remember to create some fun. Rediscover enthusiasm and fascination through adventure and spontaneous happenings. Engage with your life again and take in your surroundings, observing the importance of living life to its fullest. Decide to do something for the pleasure of it and see where life takes you.
Reading from the deck “Nature’s Whispers” created by Angela Hartfield and Josephine Wall
Start to identify plans and actions that will lead you to achieve your dreams and goals. Your dreams can become your reality. This is a time when you need to be able to apply detailed planning in order to manifest your dreams and realize your goals. You need to remain focused on the practical side of things. Keep your feet firmly planted on the ground. It is easy to be distracted by more ideas and concepts. Keep focused on what is realistic and achievable. Your common sense and pragmatic approach will lead you to a solution that actually works. Begin taking steps that will bring you closer to your dreams.
The only way you can accept, respect, and cherish others is by accepting, respecting and cherishing you. Accept praise and credit when it is given to you. When you learn to be accepting, you allow your true potential to blossom. You claim your worth and reflect that light to others. When you see yourself in this light, other people cannot help but respond to your personal sense of value. As you strive toward more self-love each day, you will find yourself infused with new energy. It is okay to walk away from relationships that minimize or hurt you. Enjoy and love who you are.
Feel confident that things are falling into place. Just as a seedling breaking through the surface of earth, you too are going to experience an emergence. The efforts of your hard work will become evident and you will begin to see the difference all of that labor and time you have invested has made. Count your blessings! You are gifted with a creative touch and the ability to generate new and wonderful things. Take a moment to feel proud of yourself for all that you have accomplished.
Reading from “Nature’s Whispers” created by Angela Hartfield and Josephine Wall
When you witness the initial stages of dawn without the benefit of a clock or other timepiece, for awhile you may not be able to discern whether the sky is really lightening. The stars remain visible, the shadows of the night still shape the landscape. It is that way with any beginning: it is difficult to tell where the old ends and the new begins. Gradually, however, it becomes clear to your senses that the light is definitely increasing; and as you continue to observe, the world slowly wakes up, accompanied by all the sounds, smells and freshness associated with it. Soon the first glimmer of the sun shows. A new day has begun.
This is a time to say farewell to the old and honor the new by releasing any self-imposed constraints or resistance to the truth that you know. This is your chance to develop that project you have been thinking about, embark on that adventure you have dreamed of going on, and take risks in initiating what your intuitive self has been telling you to do.
As this prospect becomes increasingly visible and real, doubts and uncertainties may arise. But rest assured – just as dawn inevitably turns into day, by heeding your inner guidance, you will succeed.
Need to take some time for solitude, preferably in silence. Spend the morning, afternoon, or even the entire day by yourself, completely unplanned and unstructured. The bombardment of your senses by the noise and intensity of society leaves you on alert far more than is necessary. The vibration of millions of people’s worry and fear throughout the world can impinge upon you and greatly affect you if you do not honor your need to pull back from time to time.
When you have passed through any self-constructed barriers to enjoying the quiet peace of solitude, it will serve you best if you simply observe the thoughts and emotions that pass through you, especially those that cause shortness of breath or a quickening heartbeat. Remember that isolation is experienced not by choice, but out of fear. When you decide to spend time with yourself in solitude, however, you are choosing to once again find and connect with who you really are.
Fighting or blocking the flow of your Life Force can lead you to feeling spiritually void and disconnected from Source. Just like the metaphor of the river, it does not work to force or fight this compelling movement. When you simply pay attention and observe the flow, it becomes easier to navigate your experiences and see what lies ahead, or at least get a sense of what is to come by the ever-changing geography that unfolds as you cruise along.
Your resistance is hampering your ability to make a choice in this matter. Surrender to the movement of Life, be grateful, and you will see the signs along the shore and in the river itself that offer you clues about what direction your egoless Self is to be making. Go with the flow is more than a trite aphorism here. It is essential that you do so now. Breathe, relax, and you will know.
Reading from the deck “Earth Magic” created by Steven D. Farmer
Your thoughts must travel through your heart. If your action began with attunement to the “I Am” mind of the all-perfect universe, then what is coming to you now should be plenty of what you want.
If you find yourself with plenty of disappointment, it is time to look to your thoughts again and into your heart. Did you set out to achieve a goal your heart was not into? Did you override deep feelings within? We’re your goals overlooking the needs of others? Are there unkind words now piercing your heart and limiting your vision? Listen.
Words can be stab words (s-words) or salve words – “I don’t like you,” or “I forgive you.” Your sword (words) can cut away the problem or wound the one you are experiencing the problem with. Pay attention. Aim to foster love.
It is a time of victory and peace. Those aspects of yourself that you were courageous enough to bring through by accepting them yourself have been accepted by the world. You have captured the dream. You are in a stage of equilibrium. Relax and enjoy.
Your relationship, career, or artistic expression has been accepted by the important others in your life. You have withstood the challenge and gained in strength. Conflicts are resolved. You are deemed worthy. You now have the raw materials, basic setup, or opportunity you have wanted to enable yourself to continue to higher levels of expertise. Your confidence and abilities have increased. That which you have held dear is yours. Take it all in.
You have earned the title Sage or time Genius. You are a visionary who has lived fully and well, the artist at life itself. Your works will last long beyond your own physical life and thus are immortal. You are passing on the pipe now, handing down the wand. This may be in only one area of your life or all of them. You know.
Your vision has brought a portion of your dream to you. But not all forces are yet aligned with your dream. Your own mind may wander from your vision. You may have friends or relatives who disprove. The world may not currently accept what you have to offer. It is time to face these things and lure the universe to accommodate you.
Holding the highest good that you can imagine in mind, begin to enter the unknown. Whether you are engaged in a hunt in the primeval forest or entering into a new marriage or a new career, you are stepping alone into a force field much larger than yourself. You are seeking only one prize, the cherished central key to your dream. Perhaps it is a person’s ongoing love, maybe a position where your creative works will be recognized and encouraged, or an inner step of development that you have been longing to achieve. In any case, you must use your personal talents to guide the dearly desired toward you.
Your fears will rise up. Your expectations that others should already be attuned to your needs will be confronted. You are alone and small in a field of seeming opposition. It is time to go with your gifts, pull out your talents and use them, however meager you think them to be. This is what the universe is asking of you now. Trust the higher self.
Give it your all. This is the egos battle to transcend its boundaries. It is a time of interpersonal breakthrough and growth. You are coming to terms with life around you. This is a creative conflict or the therapy stage of a relationship, a cleansing intensive. All your Energy is called forth to empower you.
It is time to await opportunity expectantly or to wander seeking pieces of the dream. You are probably engaged in fantasy and longing during this period. You may even feel a craving for something you cannot quite define. There may be periods of melancholy due to the sense of uncertainty in your life right now. Flow with them. Watch them pass.
You will reach fulfillment on the path Creator laid before you. Trust enough to take the first step. Let yourself be guided by dreams and visions. Look for signs. Trust your inner response. Follow that which calls you at the deepest level; respond to that which creates all-engrossing enthusiasm. Let the universe lead.
You are now a co-creator , taking part in the planetary transformation now taking place. Self and world are one being, breathing one life. You are the Dancer holding wands of male and female life force in perfect balance. The polarities within the self have been recognized and brought into a conscious creative working relationship. There is a synthesis, crystallization, perfection, stability, all within the greater flow. You move consciously with the cosmos, understanding your place in time.
The Dancer: I dance freely and with power, for I have faced the death of all that flows through me. In other words, I have transcended possession and desire for results. My actions are based on the fullness of the moment rather than on sacrifice for the future. I understand that now is all futures. I therefore live in death. It is death as a state of constant peace and surrender to what is. Thus, death is the ultimate balance during life. I have united polarities of existence. As you approach the understanding of this within yourself, the world is yours. In Earth, I am through you.
Command:(The Emperor) I am the Empowerment/Chief, creator of the overall structure that takes into account the many abilities, talents and experiences you have discovered within and relates them to the worlds needs. Through the Empress/Bounty in yourself, you learned of these gifts in your being. Now, through me, you will learn how to give them physical form.
You have journeyed as the Fool/Seed, willing to take a risk to move forward. Then, as a Magician/Resourceful One, you saw the tools you have to use along the way. As the High Priestess/Seeker, you realized your responsibility for that which you experience. At the same time, along the way, you discovered an abundance of good ideas, high goals, and personal ambitions. You experienced the bountiful feeling of the Empress when you saw the abilities, talents, and knowledge that have been planted in your consciousness. Now it is time to find a structure that can allow this whole Self to come through in fullness.
Your thoughts and images dictate your reality. You must take command now. It is time to make decisions that benefit your whole being and that of the Earth, your dwelling place. I tell you, you are the maker of your personal law. The definitions of the meaning of your experiences constitute (make into law) suggestions that are accepted, without reservation, by your consciousness. You define what you see, many times without thinking. Realize, you have choice in your definition, in your response, to any situation. This is your point of power.
Affirmation: I now create the structures through which all of my gifts will be actualized. I am the governor of my world. I am the ruler of my life. From Limitless Spirit, I draw all things needed for right action.
They used to say, “Don’t get your hopes up too high, you may be disappointed.” In other words, “Don’t put too much faith in anything, it may never happen.”
So we learn to immediately question people, their motives, their ability, their integrity. And then we begin to question ourselves … why not? Everyone else does.
Things have gone rigid and no longer flow.
The word acceptance has been removed for many in this walk, other than the word itself.
We are suspicious, our trust in many cases, broken. Even the trust we say we hold in ourselves … after all … look what experiences we lined up! Whew!
We discover we have choices. For the first time it seems clear, obvious almost, and we ask ourselves why we would choose to put ourselves in certain situations … for years … just barely moving along, stagnant in most areas.
Yet still, we listen to those outside of us, telling us about our ‘faults’, reminding us that we are not perfect, and in their book, unworthy.
We think, what?!?!?
Perhaps at this point we begin to note that we’d rather listen to our own perceptions and judgement of self.
We recognize another’s voice when negative thoughts travels through our mind … the memory of it stuck there like a broken record, playing … and playing … so often we may not even be aware of it any longer, until we are and we ask ourself, how long has this been going on?
We tell ourself that a decade old memory accompanied by pain that we never dealt with will no longer have lease in our life. We begin to shed … like a snake, and it’s messy. We may detest the process thinking it disgusting, or at the very least, uncomely.
Judgement comes and we sink, and then we recognize the self sabotage. We want to kick our self but understand we can no longer do that. So we are gentle with our self. We understand the situation like no other, and we love our self through the process, through the release.
Or not … not quite yet.
Perhaps we haven’t felt the rawness of it fully enough to gain that push forward. Maybe we are so accustomed to it, life without it seems … impossible?
Sometimes your worst antagonist is your greatest ally, whether knowingly, or unknowingly by either party.
Who else but those who love us most would agree to reside in a seat that receives so much expression, outburst, argument and complete freak out? Who would just kick back and endure that … for no reason?
There must be a divine purpose to the presence of all those who trigger us. They allow us to see ourselves, rawly, in the moment.
The reaction is often denial, yet how can one deny what is blatantly in the face? Apparent for ALL to see … no sense in denying it … may as well acknowledge it and at last see it.
Yesterday for me was a deep remembrance of intense pain. I was thankful for it being a memory only, for it was quite influential on my mental status for the day … even as the memory was from nearly three decades ago.
Yet … the seemingly cold hearted will say, “what does she expect, everyone to feel sorry for that, for her chosen self crucifixion” as tears roll down her face. They may perceive the moment as a pity party of sorts.
And we might say, “You bastard!” Jerk……. I’ve concluded that no one actually has the authority to tell me what my “process” must look like. This is my experience, unique to me. Of course many will not be in agreement or acceptance of it.
Someone else always seems to know best.
But then, if we are wise, we will evaluate the triggering phrase or event and see if it really does apply to our situation.
Harsh realities often are recognized by our worst antagonist … given to us for opportunity of ‘stretching’ the conscious capacity, growing beyond the trigger.
Morning: Today is a day to focus on cleaning. Cleaning out the things I don’t need. I will clean out and get rid of the negative feelings, regrets, grievances, grudges, and unhappy memories that clutter up my life. I no longer have room for these. I release them all, and I will spend the day with only good things, ideas, and thoughts that support me, in my heart and mind.
Evening: I know that I did my best today to focus on cleaning out what I don’t need. Tonight I will rest knowing that my heart and mind have released the debris of my old life, and made room for the new.
In these days we can sometimes feel overwhelmed by the chaotic movements and energies around us.
We may become so overwhelmed that it is difficult to know which direction to turn, which project to tackle first, or be completely at a loss as to how to begin lifting the pile of worries from atop our heads.
In times of stress it is typical for us to lose our rhythm. Our muscles contract, our breathing becomes shallow or labored, and may include any form of release … outbursts, tears, fights.
If this is your current experience, stop.
Check in with your heart, your muscles, your breath, NOT the mind. Examine the tensions dwelling within your person. Focus on relaxing them, and releasing them.
Take time every morning to make a vow as to the efforts you will apply to the day.
What will you create? Where and how will you apply your energies to affect a benefit for the whole?
Our energies influence all others, just as ours is influenced by those we encounter.
Distinguish the subtle differences between your energy and that of those you have relationship throughout the day. Become familiar with what belongs to you, and that which you pick up on and absorb.
Reject any energies which are not yours if they are dark. There are many methods of this and I have found the best is to move, breathe and gently push the negative away.
As with all delicate energy work, we must be tuned in order to recognize the varying degrees of flow.
With time and practice, you will easily remove the energetic imprints people add in your experience. You will maintain balance. You will stop ‘reacting’ and will start ‘responding’. You will become an expert at energetic transmutation.
Control your emotions.
Do not be controlled by them.
In all instances, keep humility in mind.
None of us know it all.
Everyone has a lesson to teach.
Everyone has a lesson to learn.
It truly is a team effort, and the more of us who are aware and practicing, the quicker the transmutation process becomes, not only for self and personal relationships, but the flow of the entire world will begin to shift.
The Heart of the Issue:Do not give up; there is hope yet. A wish will be granted. A birth is imminent. Fertility is everywhere.
The Challenge You Face: It’s time to think big. You are a star in your own right. There are unlimited possibilities. It is fine not to know every detail before proceeding. Mystery is a natural part of life.
The Solution: Celebrate in joyful peace. Be contented with what you have. Dance, sing, love and create without anxiety. It is time to rest and to cease driving forward for a time.
Reading from the deck “Goddesses and Sirens” created by Stacey Demarco