Monday, 23 September 2013

Spirit Animal–Turtle’s Message


On September 22, 2013, we held our Autumn Equinox celebration.  Turtle was the guest speaker at the meditation.  Turtle – one that we associate with wisdom, age, earth, water, and fire, had many thoughts to share with us.

Some of these thoughts were:

  • Minimize your possessions.  They weigh you down and you cannot carry them all with you.  A home may be carried anywhere.
  • Swim deeply into the depths of emotions and look them all in the eye.  You must face them to let them drop away.
  • Find ways to be on the Earth and with the water at least weekly.  This is balance.
  • Drink much water to get the oxygen into your blood. 
  • Withdraw when you need to.  Your home is sacred and you can keep others out.



Thursday, 19 September 2013

Spirit Speaks - Expanding


Some say that we should learn nothing new, that all learning is the source of discontent!  I see that those who expand, like the flower, grow and live life to the fullest.  I see those who are conservative, and who disavow that which is new, begin to shrivel.  They dry up and life leaves them.

Expanding is the art of moving forward and upward.  It is the movement of connecting deeply with one’s highest self or highest spirit.  It is a challenge.  It is rewarding.  It is renewing.



Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Buddha Speaks - Mandala For Meditation


Geometric Mandala

Our Ancestors found that they could not meditate or pray without some sort of tool.  Over time, the mandala was created to help individuals to focus their mind so they could meditate. 

I read that the definition of prayer is “when you talk to God”.  The discussion went on to say that meditation is “when God talks to you”.  I think these are two very good reasons to pray and to meditate.  You may not get the hang of it immediately.  It does take practice.

Try using the mandala.  If this one does not work for you, then try a different one.  The Buddhists have used mandalas to focus for a very long time. 



Saturday, 14 September 2013

Angels Speak - Walking The Line

“You've got a way to keep me on your side.
You give me cause for love that I can't hide.
For you I know I'd even try to turn the tide.
Because you're mine, I walk the line.”

-Johnny Cash - Walk The Line Lyrics

The words are talking about being true to your love, and, therefore, walking a thin line between doing what is right and good, and what is harmful and selfish or even illegal. 

The Angels know that each of us face “the line” each day, and often several times a day.  When you feel that you may “step over the line” then call on the Angels to help you keep to the side of integrity.



Thursday, 12 September 2013

Spirit Speaks–Effort

I saw this sign, and it made me smile!  It confirms what I believe – that is – that each of us walks a path that is so unique that it carries great importance for the rest of the Universe.  This means that one should never let the influence of another person’s agenda change what a person must do.

If we were all gifted with foresight, perhaps we could say to another person, “You should do this or that!” 

However, most people are quick to offer the “shoulds”, especially when it suits that person’s agenda to get something done.  More and more, I am noticing that so many people who seem to have their life in shambles, want to tell me what I am doing wrong – not right – but wrong, in my life. 

I find their concern quite funny!  Their comments come unsolicited, and are quite different areas of concern than what I generally have.  I wonder why they are even thinking about some of the stuff that I get feedback on. 

If you have friends and family that are giving you too much advice, try laughing over it. 



Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Angels Speak - Look To The Stars

Dear Ones!  Start looking to the stars.  Did you see how “star” appears in “start”?  If you look to the sky even late morning, you will see the Moon, and even some twinkling stars if you are lucky enough to catch their reflection.

The Stars are now sending more energy to this solar system.  The energy is causing the Sun to expand and contract more rapidly.  Solar flares are very common.  The flares, in turn, change the magnetics of the Earth.  This is why you may feel some dizziness from time to time, or feel that the Earth tilts or moves. 

You are also experiencing some changes caused by the rapid rise and fall in temperature.  This is not the norm, and, is again, influenced by the Stars.



Saturday, 7 September 2013

Angels Speak– When Sleep is Difficult

Sleep is very difficult for many of you.  Sleep will be several hours only and you then are awake, tired, hot, and restless. You toss and turn. You feel that you are alone. You feel that your misery is a punishment.  Know that it is not.

When you are restless, you are getting a signal that you need to make a change in your life, in your daily activities.  You may need to walk more, be outside more, or find more time for yourself to meditate, read, or pursue a creative outlet.

When you are restless, you may also be dehydrated.  This is true if you get some leg cramps or some foot cramps.  Drink lots of water because water carries light.  Water helps you change your vibration, and, when you do move to a more comfortable vibration, you will sleep better.



Thursday, 5 September 2013

Spirit Speaks – The Green Man’s Blessing

A hundred flowers blossom in spring, the moon shines in autumn, there is a fresh breeze in summer, and there is snow in winter. If your mind isn’t occupied with trivial matters, every time is a good time.  - Wumen Huikai, "Zen Basics"

Although it is strange to super impose the Buddhist thought over the Green Man, for many Shaman, this pairing makes sense.  These two are born in the forest and understand the blessing of peace from the forest.  Seek the forest today.



Tuesday, 3 September 2013

Angels Speak – Sparkling Beings


This is the time that the Sparkling Beings – those made of pure energy – are coming to visit because the light frequencies are so high. Many see them as flashes or brief orbs.  They are here to watch and learn and assist, if called to assist.  We must remember to ask for help.

This is the time that the concept of “selfie” has dangers associated with it.  To be so into the selfishness of me, to be in that isolation, is to move away from Oneness and all that comes with Oneness.  It is, however, a choice.  Each choice is perfect for each person.

So it is.



Monday, 2 September 2013

Spirit Animal–Blue Jay

We were sitting on the deck this afternoon when Blue Jay popped onto a branch of the fir tree next to us, and leaned over to chat.

He was telling us to get prepared for an early winter.  He reminded me that I should buy more bird seed.  He said that he was grateful for the food that I put out.  And, he was grateful for all that we did for the birds and small animals.

Blue Jay went on to say that he and his kind were not always the kindest to their feathered kin.  He offered that we were always kind.

I thanked him.



Sunday, 1 September 2013

Spirit Speaks–Body, Mind, Soul


I drew three cards from Deborah Koff-Chapin’s deck of SOULCARDS 2.  They represent the Body, Mind and Soul.  I was asking what was going on with my body, my work, and whether that satisfied my soul.

The answer was the three cards. 

Perhaps you too, will find an answer.