Weekly Guidance: August 21st, 2017: Learn to embody higher energies

Learn to embody higher energies.

 

Happy Eclipse and New Moon!! 

The Moon card came forward this week to remind us to go inward.  Solar eclipses happen during New Moons, and new moons are all about release and integration of shadow. And it's new moon in Leo. So we're going to get bold, bold enough to confront our past and move through it. Bold enough to let go of things we never thought we would be to release because they formed such a strong lesson point in our lives. But even good lessons sometimes need to be let go, so that we can begin taking in new lessons and deeper lessons.

As we roll into Tuesday (some parts of the world will still be in Eclipse energy) we'll have a master day after our revelations. While master days are typically days where we are being asked to stand for ourselves and our work, we're still in Mercury retrograde. So this might be an excellent day to try something new or trying things in a new ways. It might well very be a day when you can let go some bad past experiences and try something that felt like "failure"  or "hurt" before with new eyes and heart.

The Messenger Oracle card, "Respect your Boundaries" and the Enchanted Map deck "Come together", show that while things might be lifting, we still need to make sure we are leaving ourselves the time and space to finish the inner shifts we have begun. That might include some extra alone time, daily practice "work", and making appointments with uplifting friends and peers for some planning and dreaming time. We are still in an energy of being able to experiment with different changes, but as Saturn goes direct over the weekend we'll come a point where we'll be able to make more solid choices. And once we are really able to get some momentum going, we can be more ready for meeting the world as it is again.

Vesta rounds the reading for the week. The message "Your household situation is improving, either through a move or a healthy change in the occupants." isn't entirely literal. While relationships, authority, and trust might have brought some issues to the home-front, this season hasn't had the "homey" energy that we had in June and at the beginning of the year. But the message is certainly poignant, in that life in general is going to improve and flow easier, as the week goes on, as we begin to integrate and get real with all the changes and shifts this eclipse has brought for you. 

Remember to take some time for embracing the sacredness of your life and this time of year!

 

And here's part 2

 

Cards drawn

Vesta: Your household situation is improving either through a move or a healthy change in the occupants.

Coming Together

The Moon

Respect your Boundaries

Thought of the week

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What does this mean for the intuitive biz Goddess?

This week should be geared toward things like:

  • Building some new or improved action plans with your clients.
  • Refreshing your marketing plans and opportunities to "get out there in the spotlight".
  • New product ideas or ways to serve your following might hit you out of the blue.
  • Since we're not out of Merc Retro yet, we still have two weeks to go, this is the time to make sure your clients are being realistic about their new plans, ideas, and changes. It's at time to help your clients research and experiment with trying new things out. Don't commit to action plans and huge investments of time and money now unless flexibility is part of the desire for the project or idea. If something more stable is desired, wait until after Merc goes direct in early September to solidify plans.

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Weekly Guidance: June 5th, 2017: Personal power only exists in the present moment.

Personal power only exists in the present moment.

We are gearing up for another energy reset on Thursday, when the moon goes full and Jupiter goes direct. Over the weekend things will lighten up, but on the 16th Neptune is going to go retro and bring with karmic lessons.  We should be looking to use the next 9 days to create as much forward movement as we can. It's not that work will necessarily stop when Neptune turns, but whatever karmic fears and baggage we bring into that period could be intensified both during and then right after the retrograde. 

As the Summer warms up and we head toward that full moon on Thursday, Brigit reminds us to hold our ground. But as usual, the Universe wants us to try to do this without having to resort to anger and tantrums. This is more about holding our power and personal responsibility (Kind of Pents) in alignment with a deeper understanding of our awareness of circumstances (Wizard of Awareness). In order for to float kind of smoothly through the Neptune retro, we have have to get our shit in alignment these next 9 days. Feeding our internal insecurities and fears (know your fears) isn't going to help us the rest of the month if we don't hold our ground now. 

The key is in being proactive about things we would rather avoid or procrastinate on. This week we need use the good energies that are and will flowing to tie up loose ends, take care of details, and bust through some of the thing you've been putting off. It's a week to nine days of strategic action. Set your boundaries, don't sweat the small stuff, and say what you mean to say. If fears come up, plan around them, don't simply ignore them or let them take full control of your actions.

The biggest point behind personal development and evolution is not to never have bad days again, but rather to come a point of integration with our fears and our ability to plan and move forward. It's the integration of the primal mind with the rational mind. Our fears are every bit as sacred as our logic and rationale, but when we use our fear to inform our process, proactively, we begin to transcend and transmute our old lives.  We've got nine days to bust up some of the patterns and fears we have still been holding onto. The energy of this will week will bring our personal empowerment home to live within us. 

Any flights of fancy or escapism during these nine days could be an influence of Neptune as it's preparing to turn, so always come back to the question "What can I do about that right now?" to help ground you into the present moment.

Cards drawn

Brigit- Don't back down

Know your fears

King of Pentacles

Wizard of Awareness

Thought of the week

Personal power only exists in the present moment.

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What does this mean for your biz?

This week should be geared toward things like:

  • Batching out your content, emails, blog posts, social media posts, etc...
  • Settling any unresolved issues, taxes, missed payments, any sort of conflict or unknown status.
  • Trouble shooting.
  • Listening to soul for any guidance on your biz alignment. With this being a micro-full moon the internal voice could still feel amplified, like it has through the super new moons. 

 

As we look toward what clients might need more focus on, you might find they need help around:

  • A gentle push to face their problems head on.
  • Figuring out how to stand in their power in the face of family or work family pressures.
  • How to stay moving and proactive when things get rocky and stormy.

 

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Weekly guidance: Oct. 10th: Magick is afoot!

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This week we get a taste of the super-moon 2016 season. This season is going to ask us to dig deep in a way we haven’t experienced since the beginning of the year. I have been missing this energy, as I usually find it easy to establish a good stride in the type of energy coming. The cards drawn for this week are pretty straightforward. There is magick afoot and it’s our job to stay in center and ride that cosmic wave. Our self-care and eye for sustainability (of energy and time) is the focus of this coming week and full moon. The moon-beamy energy and the energy of this month’s meteor showers is going being a watery, emotional, dream-like quality to our guidance and manifestations.

Memories of good times past will serve a message from spirit to ask to look at what we are making time for in our new eclipse-influenced patterns and lifestyle. Relationships seem to be coming into focus, as we will see clearly how to round out our new lifestyle with more connection and space around our doings. The call for more being instead of doing is going to be a common theme. Spirit messages will flow toward us like spring melt rising the river banks and we need to stay on top of the soul and spirit communication coming through right now, lest we take it for granted. If you follow my work, the best way to stay on of such things is through relaxation and self-care. To care for self is to care for Soul.

This month and week will have a great deal of priority sorting to do. The hectic motions of the full moon and October will have us thinking about the “how” of sustainability for long term plans. Don’t be tempted to jump into the future or compare your place in your path with another’s place. We cannot move forward with our plans and destiny without passing through this moment and place in time. Make no mistake that we are being called to adjust, put quality over quantity. But this is not meant to be a message to stop what we are doing, it is not meant as discouragement. Time is our side, even if might not be passing as you expected it to. Keep slow and steady, and enjoy the ebbs and flows this week has to offer! Don’t sweat the small stuff and shift your focus inward to appreciate how far you’ve come!!

 

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Weekly Guidance: September 19th: Be the master, set your intentions

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You are the master, set your intentions:

Wow, what a ride this month has been. As we week to close up September over the coming week and half, things will begin to settle out. For those who have stayed open to personal upgrades , we could be operating from a whole new level. The stories I have heard from others this month have ranged from health crises to money hiccups, to one tech issue after the other.  For me this month has brought a renewed commitment to being open and flexible. But each of stories I have heard have had to do with our approaches to life. Whether you are changing your self-care attitude or your receiving from the Universe, this month is about making our lives better. And in that, this week is a call to keep up the new lessons that we have learned.

The first few days look a little bumpy, so we need to slow down, stay in our center, and practice our grounding and centering. As the lunar energies begin to ebb and Mercury goes direct this week, we will see some of the intensity  lift. The sense of being taught a lesson or walking the tight rope to stay will begin to ease. We will be able to open up more freely to our dreams again and taking a more relaxed stance. Before we get there though, we will need to get clear on our intentions for the week!

The Fool, for this week, indicates to approach the week from a place of love and trust. It also speaks to an innocence we find when first begin something.  That innocence, where we do not judge events because we don’t yet know how it will play out. That fresh perspective and openness to finding a new rhythm will give you power this week!

Here is a quick guide to setting powerful weekly intentions:

  1. Come to center and rest in conscious quietness.
  2. After a few minutes of restful quietness, bring your attention the week ahead. Ask for specific guidance.
  3. Hold your goals for the week and/or day in your awareness and allow the energy of the perfect harmonious solution. Notice any differences in approach, mindset, or attitude. These difference will guide you to what is needed for you to be in alignment with the harmonious resolution.
  4. Take a few minutes to form some powerful words about your intentions.  Embrace energies and shifts needed for this harmonious solution to manifest. Speak those words, release the emotions, thoughts, and energy you may have generated in this exercise.
  5. Go back to quiet consciousness, loving and releasing anything thoughts about the outcome of our situation, resting in the energy you were guided to embody.
  6. When ready to meet the day, don’t forget to record any guidance or feelings you might have experienced in your meditation. Remain open to potentials for how your intentions can manifest.

 

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What is Centering?

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Drum roll please…this month is all about centering.

I like doing these blog series because it allows me to take a deep dive into a subject. In that deep dive I can provide more than just simple instruction that may or may not make sense. For me what is usually most important is not what goes on the surface. It is the inner state that needs to be worked on and with for the surface to reflection to become more clear or more understandable. I also love taking deep dives into the foundational practices behind living a spiritual life. Without a deeper understand of what is going on behind the scenes we run into the problem of simply going through the motions.

That being said, centering is a heck of a lot more than simply gathering your thoughts or coming to a zen point of releasing thought. It’s even more than gathering your energy around you. I haven’t met a Llewellyn book yet that adequately covers the practice of centering. It’s not simply a meditation or even mental concept to ruminate about. It is an active practice. It is also a practice that one practices many times though out the day. Centering is often talked about in terms of the side effects or the first steps to getting there.

  • Quieting the mind and recognizing ego stories
  • Feeling safe and comfortable
  • Releasing blocks and pain

But those things aren’t the whole of centering.

Centering is allowing Soul back into body, to be in holistically in alignment, so that our natural power, Wisdom, Love, and Presence can flow freely.

Centering is allowing Soul back into body, to be in holistically in alignment, so that our natural power, Wisdom, Love, and Presence can flow freely. Click To Tweet

 

Being centered is our natural state of being. It it how we were born into this world, and it has bee only through learning to fear that we have left behind that which is truly authentic about us. So many of us have the tendency to want to hold soul separate from body. I’ll talk more about this in a future post. But for now I will simply state that Soul needs to be in body (even if its a bit of a contradiction to the literal mind). And that that there is no separation in our Divinity between Soul and Body. They are one in the same, parts of a higher being. Centering happens when we accept and recognize our Divine spark-self, and begin letting that drive the bus.

While is our most natural state of being, we are taught that spiritual people do not feel anger and no not feel depressed or lonely or jealous. And because we feel these things, instead of recognizing the common experience of pain, we think there is something wrong with us. Because of ego, fear, we begin to believe that our feelings and innate worth is definitely less than Divine. No matter how lost or broken we might feel, (or ego causes us to feel) there is never a separation of Soul and Body, self and the innate Divinity we were all born with. There cannot be. If it feels like Soul is far from body, please recognize that this is an illusion that is not true on any level.

Since I have digressed into the esoteric a bit, let’s back to the practical side of centering. I often find it’s easier to go about understanding things of spiritual nature by first looking at what I know feels wrong or what makes my body/mind feel worse.

Symptoms of being Uncentered:

  • Stress and overwhelm
  • Worry
  • Panic
  • Manic planning
  • Indecision
  • Loosing time or time speeding up
  • Cyclical patterns of sadness, disconnection, or a sense of loss or loneliness
  • Stuck in “trying to figure something out”
  • Caught in the blame game, pity me, or self-sabotage
  • loss of motivation, procrastination

 

aligned soul is fuel

 

When Soul is embodied, all these little ego traps don’t work to stop us or get us hung up because Soul is literally the juice that moves us to Wiser and Clearer thinking. When we get Soul in alignment with the rest of us, it is the fuel for genius, creativity, inspiration, and motivation. When our full self is in alignment, we are act from our inner guidance system. That inner guidance system can only be fully activated when Soul in the house, so to speak. The guidance is always present, but it is our in-soul-ment that seems like it’s running off and on again. The one thing I had to experience to believe was that the connection to Soul and Divine is always present, I just had to meet it in the present. I realize I had to be consistent, not the other way around.

 

 

 

This is just the beginning of understanding the practice of Centering, and I hope you will stay tuned for the rest of the series! Don’t forget you can sign up for my newsletter to get my newest posts delivered to your inbox, plus you’ll get the Sensitive’s Essential Thriving Kit free!




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Vlog: An intuitive mastery tip for when you can’t read your own potential

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For being a knower, someone who knows things about the world and the people I meet, having the intuitive mastery around being able to sense out my own potentials can be frustrating. I know I’m not the only one out there! I’ve often heard those just budding in their sensitivities complain how their gifts works so easily for others, but they cannot seem to pin down anything detailed about themselves and their path.

Take a look at this little vlog for a more detailed explanation, but in short I think when it comes to intuitive mastery I think we have to come to point where we recognize that sharing is part and parcel of our gift. The intuitive flow opens so easily when there are two or more investing their energy into a reading or a working. So to me it seems that if we cannot connect with what nudges or vision there might be for us about our own potential, it is because we have closed down out of fear and it is time to open back up by sharing.

 

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