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|Posted on November 30, 2020 at 6:45 PM|
Guidance for the month December 2020
As I sit on this Full Moon day, before we start into December, the month’s intuitive reading decided to come through. The idea of vision, setting vision for our lives, for our projects, for work, and for community have been very strong for me recently. They were represented in guidance at the start of this year and are utilizing the energy of the full moon today as we head into this solstice season and the new year to come. Let’s see what this month brings us…
Waterfall – Effortless
One of my favourite cards in the decks I use. Rich forest, strong mountains, trees, ancient rocks, and water flowing over layers. Effortlessness in action, effortlessness in flow, while understanding the balance of activity and just going with it all.
This month is a culmination of so many factors coming together. Many people will only see one or two and may likely not see how they intersect and evolve together. This does not mean that they cannot. Even as this is being written it is extending the invitation to see more of the factors, to see the lines intersecting, to see the balance, to see the flow, to see their own place and space, and their own actions as they happen. It is an invitation to see the connections in all their wonder and magnificence.
As this invitation is extended, it adds to it the request to leave behind the expectations that often come. So many times, each person is full of such expectations that life can never measure up. Disappointment after disappointment fills their energy and their perception. Their cups become so empty and their glasses become filtered in ways that do not wipe off with an easy cloth.
The coming together, the invitation to connect, and the releasing of expectations… how does the mere mortal play in all of this?
They start with the flow of the moment. Identifying what is working and what is not working, as far as they see it, for their own survival and wellness. They extend this momentary flow out beyond the immediate perception, into their energy. This gives new perspective and this gives access to connection they did not realize is needed or is present already. Rather than expecting it, they find it. Rather than expecting solutions where the brain spends all of its time searching, they find the solutions and options that are right here already, and access them.
The frustration of what others are seeing and not seeing is also an expectation. How to release what you hope others will understand and act upon? Start with yourself. Where are your expectations? Look at how you are living versus what you thought was going to be. Compare and come into the present moment. Learn and come into the present moment. Release and then come into the present moment. And hope others do the same.
When their hurt and fear is so strong that they can only reach out in hostility and anger, in acts that harm and jeopardize the wellness of others, stand in your space with calm strength, showing them another way. You can yell and scream and dictate and expect all you want… and then, at some point, you will realize that it is like doing that to a mirror… you are the one who lives that experience, you are the one who creates it; it is from your own expectation, hurt, and fear that you want to lash out.
What if you were cocooned in a blanket of safety and compassion? What if you knew that when you needed food it arrived, when you needed shelter from the cold it was there for you, and when you needed assistance, it arrived as easily as you breathed into the thought? What if…
Would those feel better to you? Would they allow healing where it is needed, would the hurt dissipate gradually replaced by… by what? By love? By compassion? By connection? By wholeness?
Start there, start in that what if, in the moment, and let it soak in like a well germinated and fertilized seed. Give it room in the moment to grow and flourish. Know that it will blossom and expand.
As each of these points and actions seems to take effort, take your breath into your body. Feel as it nourishes you. Let the organs and systems of your being have your attention, even just for a moment, with gratitude for their workings, with gratitude for what they allow in you and you because of them. Let the effort start to become one of present time and in flow. The more and more this happens, the more effortless it will feel and become.
Will you have times when you need to swim, when the water you are in asks you to take effort to stay high enough to breathe? Yes. Yes there will be those times. They are part of the flow and the wild adventure of your existence. At other times, the flow will seem so utterly effortless that you will wonder how your feet are still on the ground and how things are coming to you as help and joy so easily and freely.
And there will be times when you are floating in the status quo, in the present situation or circumstance, in the challenge or in the wonderful, seemingly stopped and not sure whether you are pooling or falling. You may feel unable to see where the waterfall will bring you next or if it is even moving. These times may exist to bring you a pause, to wait for something to line up, to wait for a connection, for a moment of learning or growth, or simply to ask you to stop and smell the roses, to notice the joy, to feel the fun, to be fully present in the sadness, whatever is in the depth of the here and now. And then, when that pause has run its course, you will notice you are floating in flow again, walking with purpose, acting with living moments, and seemingly journeying once again, effort without effort.
So when you are drawn to notice this month, where things are not working for the higher good, where people are struggling, where they are wearing their hurt and their fear on their sleeves, or where there is nakedness when that is considered unacceptable, wild when it is considered unnatural, start with you. What that flows into you, what that connects you with, what that leads you to, what that asks you to act on, what that asks you to respond with kindness and compassion, and what that asks you to respond in calm strength.
You are a starting point at all times. You may not see how all the dots connect to you and your life but you are invited to know it is happening and to know you have a place within it because you are so full of value, worth, connection, energy, and love! You are so full of these things that you often forget. Lead yourself to it, let yourself be led, whether it is via a child’s smile, a sense of purpose, a candle, a star, or a deep love moment with the universe, embrace this effortless waterfall, there is so much to see and experience along the way. The best views and journey moments, ever.
With deep love for you in this present moment,
and Divine Infinite Spirit Wisdom with the Earth Magic Oracle Cards.
The Earth Magic Oracle Cards are by Steven Farmer and published by Hay House.
|Posted on November 2, 2020 at 3:05 PM|
Intuitive Guidance for the month November 2020
Embarking on an Adventure
“I savor the wonders of the world.”
I love it when this happens: During my live online reading session last Friday, leading into the Halloween, Samhain, and Full Moon weekend, we had this card come up for general reading at the start. It followed the Wind - Activation card. Then I realize that Saturday we had the Wind – Activation card come up during my online group event as well! They were really giving us a preview of guidance to come…
Adventure is a fundamental part of each day of each life. How do you define adventure in your life? For some people the concept of adventure is something they go away to experience. They go on an adventure. They travel to an adventurous location or to have an adventurous experience. This is heightening something for them, satisfying something within, bringing them addition and expansion in their life.
When the daily life is told and recounted with the adventurous spirit, it shifts from being what might be considered drudgery by some, to being full of storylines, characters, situations, learning, and experiencing. There are those who lead themselves off into the world to escape the daily grind, others who choose to live in adventure mode all the time, and those who embrace the adventure in whatever way life brings it to them.
Each individual will approach adventure from their own perspective. The journey of soul, past lives, ancestry, childhood, energy, location, family, close contacts, and daily activities is all unique to each person. Why would any community be created to expect all to live in the same way and to see aspects from the same palette? Each plays a role that only they can play; only they can create and live. When they are embraced they can blossom in their own roles and skills. When others are encouraged to embrace the uniqueness of their neighbours and see what they provide to the whole, unity and equity are celebrated.
When one is immediately put higher than another because of location, wealth, opportunity, size, colour, gender, skills, or interests, it is the whole that is denied and suffers, even if the perception is that one rises up higher and gets “advanced”. Some of the so-called “wonders of the world” can be incredible ways to see and acknowledge history and the journey of man in the world. They can also be a way to perceive that one item or one location is immediately better or more profound than another.
Is a pyramid really more incredible than the mud and reed home a family lives in? Is a great wall really more valuable than the natural deep forest? Is a tower really more masterful than the cheetah? Is a skyscraper really more important than the bicycle used the get to town? Perception, understanding, and compassion help to comprehend value in different ways. They also help to enjoy what is fascinating about one thing without taking away from the value of another.
A family of leaders may be gifted at leading, delegating, and creating, but are they also able to grow food, clean water, build houses, and understand the dynamics of fulfilling relationships? They may have a carpenter in their family with skills others cannot replicate. Perhaps an artist that shows the world in new ways and brings colour and perspective of sight. Do they see them in these ways or are they funneled into leadership roles? This family may need to welcome in someone who can listen and mediate between the needs of the whole unit, bringing explanation and interpretation between the pieces, skills that perhaps they do not have within their own home population. And perhaps they will need to walk to get to know their neighbour who understands the land and its creatures, who creates food that lasts for generations, fills and nourishes the people as well as the natural world. Who is leading who?
Without all the others, the leaders are just a group of people standing together. They may wonder where to get their meal or how to shelter from the cold. They may not understand the resources that will help them heal if they should trip over themselves and need help. Could they learn? Certainly. Would it be as efficient as aligning with someone who has those skills, interests, and methodologies easily in their being? Probably no.
Acknowledging the adventure each is on welcomes a point of view that inspires life, expands life, allows the cycles of life to be experienced without judgement of value or expectation of skills beyond what is within, this time around. The one who climbs the mountain may be seen as a greater adventurer but are they really when compared to the one who cares for a household of partner and children? What if they were all noticed and embraced for the adventure in the way they see it and experience it, bringing their skills and sharing. The climber showing the family a view they might not otherwise see or know about, expanding imagination and understanding of the world, and the caregiver bringing nurturing, companionship, and a meal to the climber who may otherwise feel utterly alone when back among the humans.
Embarking on your adventure may be finding your next meal or it may be creating a business model that impacts millions of people. Neither presents with greater value than the other, simply different perspectives. If your business model did not go as planned, could you not find yourself in search of your next meal? If while finding your next meal, could you not have great inspiration and meet someone who helps you achieve creation and “success” never worrying about food abundance again? The distance between the adventures is not really so great when we are invited to and choose to see.
Start by seeing the wonders in your own life, however they show themselves. Allow the daily wonders to play with the dream wonders, the day-to-day adventures to bring wonders while others are created and inspired. Then expand to see the wonders in another, how they approach life, where they are skilled in ways you are not, and where they have adventures you would like to learn about or support. And when, in the event it happens, you see that someone’s wonder is being belittled or taken for granted by another’s adventure, remind people of their wonder and lead towards unique adventures that connect the whole, leaving no one behind or forgotten.
May you experience wonders of the world in all of your adventures today and all days.
May you see and feel the wonder within today and all days.
and the Great Divine, guiding with the Gateway Oracle Cards.
I invite you to your own personal Intuitive Wisdom & Guidance Consultation experience. We will explore and enhance your adventure and wonders together. [email protected]
The Gateway Oracle Cards are by Denise Linn, published by Hay House.
|Posted on October 1, 2020 at 1:05 PM|
October guidance for the month 2020
This October comes with double Full Moon energy. We start today on the first of the month with a Full Moon, have the New Moon midmonth on the 16th and then lead forward out of the month with a Full Moon on the 31st being Halloween and Samhain. These are the dates and timing in my region, it may vary slightly depending on where you are in the world! But the moon is always there for us, in its stages and through its cycle reminding us of our own phases and cycles with patient watchfulness inviting us to be patient with ourselves as we reflect, receive, learn, and step forward.
Throughout much of September, I have felt that this October will be a big month. This may come in intensity or in more vital shifts that many of us may experience. You may embrace it as just another series of days or you may find that it has particular energy for you to notice and to work with. Let’s see what our reading will bring to guide us.
This is a card I have seen often over the last few years. It must be one of the cards that pulls most often from this deck. How special and how important is that?! Grandmother Earth brings a depth and fullness to our connection with our heritage, our place in this life, and our connection with Mother Earth energy. For if there is a mother, there is automatically a grandmother.
What does this grandmother bring to you today? Let yourself stand on this open land, surrounded by blooming flowers, in the light of the sun’s rays, with clouds showing shifts and colours as variable and wondrous as every moment. The depth of her message is the depth of your own being. You are asked to balance in every moment and in every phase of your life. You balance all the time, whether it is balancing the day to day for survival and for nourishment, balancing for personal awareness and understanding, balancing for helping and serving others, balancing for wellness, balancing with the expectations and creations others have, or balancing for your personal journey with development, learning, and respect.
In this balancing, you may find times when it does not feel as though it is going very well; when you feel that you would be tipping over if you were created that way. In the depth of your being you have answers. You have answers for your own needs and you have answers for the needs of others. The respect is where you balance between understanding the answers you have and bringing them forward into words and deeds.
Remind yourself that only asking and repetitively asking may not allow space and energy to listen and receive what wants to come up in you, through you, and to you. This may need some moments of quiet. It may also need you to tune inwards to sense and participate. Asking or questioning in balance with hearing and receiving allows you to feel more centred and connected.
In this connection with the grandmother, she brings you such deep and wondrous roots. You may not even know it is possible to be with such roots. They run from the surface of the earth deeply into the core, the fiery energy that fuels and flames as well as the rocks and stones that hold deeply in place with support and structure. These roots also run into history, connecting time and people in ways that may not seem realistic but are present. Through these connections, they also reach out to others bringing awareness and insights. The roots have the capacity to be above the surface of the land, with the air and moisture, as they also are in energy systems. You are within and have energy systems too. These can be enhanced, deepened, and helped by these roots. You may sense them in the energy or you can work with your hands and fingers to help visualize and play with the roots. Moving your arms around you and spreading your fingers, you can visualize the roots extending out to connect with the earth, with all of its components, and in all of its ways.
The Elder energy of this Grandmother is not to be underestimated. Her wisdom and knowing spans more than most can even imagine. And yet her respect of all that are a part of her world and her desire to connect with us, is as deep as the universes are vast. Allow and fill yourself with equivalent deep respect and desire to connect with yourself, and you will find the weight of the world is lifted from your shoulders and held by her roots and strength.
Island – Solitude
With the awareness of the balance and the deep roots, the power of the solitude on the rocky island is present. The dark clouds balance with the appearance of light. The calm of the water balances with the waves that come with the stormy winds. And you stand strong, in full blossom. You may find that you feel alone, that you feel you are the only one on the island. The reality is that you may have moments when you feel alone when you are not in connection with other people as much or as often. But you are never truly alone. As you stand up straight, feeling the breeze, spending time in the light and the dark, you can stand knowing all that surrounds you. The moving clouds, the rippling waters, the ancient being of the stones, the living grasses, mosses, and smaller creatures. At times you will be the small one as others gather around you. At other times you will be surrounded by humans of all purposes and make-ups. And then you may be brought to really notice all that exists when you stand still, whether they are still or not, as each has their roles and their place in the bigger earth picture.
So the solitude that is perceived is not really present. But it is in the power of each to reduce the solitude of another. Some crave it, some fear it, some have too much of it, some nurture it in growth, and others have yet to find its balance. As the water of this card balances with the earth of the previous card, the emotions and the intuitive knowing balances with the physical needs and the physical limitations that get put out and on by people. Each act, each sensing of another, each moment of truth in respect, releases unhealthy solitude towards family, community, balance, and connection.
The big wake-up waves of the September Tsunami card make way for the depth and intensity of these calm reflective waters. Not to be underestimated as they can storm up quickly, they bring the opportunity to feel into your being, to notice what is within you and around you, and to connect with your knowing.
May you balance in the earth and the water, the fire and the air.
May you balance in your history and your present.
May you balance in the seen and the unseen.
May you balance in the respect and the deep roots that hold you.
With love and deep appreciation for all that you are and all that you bring,
in connection with Divine Infinite Wisdom and Spirit Team energy with the Native Spirit Oracle Cards and the Earth Magic Oracle Cards.
The Native Spirit Oracle Cards are by Denise Linn and the Earth Magic Oracle Cards are by Steven Farmer, both published by Hay House.
|Posted on September 1, 2020 at 3:55 PM|
Intuitive Guidance for the Month September 2020
We are blessed to trek into the Earth Magic Oracle Cards once again for our guidance as we enter into September energy. Some of you may have felt that this month started a while ago! It seems like an eager phase to get our attention, ask us to notice and to be present. September is coming in with great promise. With that also comes big adjustment. To flow with it is our choice and will be an adaptation to how many of us usually react. Give yourself time and opportunity to stand solidly on your feet, re-planting them as you need when you feel off balance. Stand in the awareness of your incredible body and the trunk that holds so much working energy for you. As you acknowledge your body and all of its inner skills, you bring your energy inwards to build, to grow, to be re-ignited with love and heart force, and then to flow out with you as you breathe into your life.
The full moon guides us into this equinox month and our journey, thankfully, continues…
The cards today, had a real process about them… guiding distinct and purposeful shuffling. They first showed themselves through the Wind – Activation card which was building and activating the energy for the reading. Then they brought up the Lotus Flower – Unfoldment card. For those who did not see it, this was the guidance card for August, so tying together the two months and bringing us reminder that we can utilize that reading more than we have if we feel drawn to do so! The unfolding continues. And then…
Tsunami – Wake-Up Call
The full moon brings in the big wave that can wake us up this month.
Let that sink in for a moment.
It will rise up in you, what needs to be woken, what needs to be brought up to the surface.
First, there are the things you are putting off, that you do not want to address, do not want to get into. Now is the time to decide if you will ever do these things or if it is time to release them to clear up energy flow into something more important for you. If they are still necessary or desired, bring yourself a plan of what next step you will take and when. Put it somewhere you will see it and remember to act on it regularly, perhaps a notice board, an agenda, a calendar, a reminder alarm, a list, or a place of “to do’s” that stay contained but get worked through.
There is at least one though that is ready to be released. You are holding on to it. The “maybe” energy is so strong that it is actually condensing parts of you which need to expand rather than reduce. Let the wave show you what is ready to be released and give it the time and opportunity to be released on the wind (metaphorically or literally) so your space opens.
Within the desired and necessary category, you will have waves of action and intent that flow up and down with you and for you each day. Once you have cleared them as important to you, you are welcoming the flow to bring in the action steps. If time passes and there is no action coming into flow, it will be an invitation to dive into the why of it. This will be the wave that comes up to wake you and teach you. Humans can often waste time on things that are really not important to them because they are perceived as essential or necessary. This is the opportunity to notice, take action, or release the pressure. Releasing the pressure in this way prevents the huge wave from overcoming you.
The full moon leading into this new month and the new season that will come later on, also wishes to wake up some of your true nature. This may be a difference in how you behave and act each day and how your true nature would have you be. This may be a difference in how you tend to react quickly versus how you would really feel in your best.
Observe in yourself when frustration is felt in you and expressed through you, when harshness, when impatience, when even hostility presents itself. Observe it, observe the situation, the why. Observe the necessity of it. Observe the choices you are given. Observe and recognize what you bring into the situation.
Remember that the tsunami is the result not the cause. Yes it goes on to bring about other effects of course but it is not the starting point, it is the intense ripple effect. Work with the light of this phase to notice when and where you are the starting point of something, where and when you are the intense ripple effect going on to impact others, and when & where you are the result. Do you want to be an intense ripple? Do you want to be the point that the intense ripple arrives and stops, giving its energy new purpose? Do you want to be the wave that shifts and adapts what arrives within it and to it without building up to overtake another? You have so much opportunity to work with the waves and to create ripples that benefit you and others. Even when an intense and big wave affects you, when you feel in the dark and the shadow, you have the choice as to how you behave and flow forward from there.
And if the big tsunami wave could symbolize something incredible and amazing into your life, guided by the light of the moon as it reflects in you and around you, what would you want it to bring in? What would you like to have arrive on that wave to help you and to wake up new opportunities for you? What knowing would come up from wise depths? Play in that new version of the wave!
On a global scale, there are many wake-up calls coming to the surface. You may be in the action packed centre of some of them or you may have awareness within your own life adventures. There is so much you can do within your own sphere of influence and it all starts with you. You do not have to be weighed down under the huge wave of the full responsibility, unless it calls to you, but you can come into knowing with your own impact, your choices, your energy, and your actions. Do no harm to the best of your ability and expand your unknowing with acceptance that the knowledge and wisdom exists to help all, often more easily than people think.
May your waves shine light on what you need and desire.
May your waves bring up wisdom and choice to benefit you and others.
May you ripple forward in waves that flow from your true nature.
and May your fullness flow over any walls that are built, to shine brightly in the light and in the dark.
With love and deep appreciation,
Guided by infinite wisdom divine energy and the Earth Magic Oracle Cards.
The Earth Magic Oracle Cards are by Steven Farmer and published by Hay House.
|Posted on August 6, 2020 at 12:05 AM|
August guidance for the month reading 2020 August 5, 2020
This month’s guidance reading has taken a bit extra time to come in. It was letting August arrive, working with the big Full Moon, and seeing world events as they would affect so many. Patience and flow are part of any intuitive work, and while it can be challenging to respect that at any given time, it is also a blessing and a privilege.
Lotus Flower – Unfoldment
This is a journey. It is an adventure. The rules are not written on the back of the game box. They are not posted on a sign at the entrance. They hold as much between the lines as could ever be written in the lines.
The journey moves as quickly as any cloud formation and storm front or stays as still as the heat of a summer’s day that never seems to end. It contains complexities that are beyond fathoming while at the same time having simple moments that make everything align.
You are a part of it all. Being supported, cared for, and nurtured while also having choice, challenge, and creativity. Each breath and experience an intricate combination of what is happening to you and what you are bringing about. The waves of such shifting from surges to ripples as they come through you and your life. At some points being a deep sea dive and others a shallow paddle and play.
And through it all, you unfold. Each inch of growth, each petal of blossoming, each seeking of light and rooting in nourishment, through it all, you unfold. Do you become the sun, the clouds, the water, the lily pad, or the lotus flower? Or do you become the hand that is supporting others in their becoming? Or all at once. Mysterious and mystical if you want it to be, or life plain and simple if that is more your style.
Through it all and with it all, there is one constant: You never do any of it alone.
The lotus flower does not exist without the soil it is rooted in, the water it grows through, the sunlight it seeks, and the nutrients it receives. The clouds come to it through journeys of water and temperature from distant lands with mountains and trees, from oceans, and from air travel. There may be other lotus flowers nearby that join in its celebration for life and its chorus of existence or it may know that for now, for whatever reason, it is the one in this space and time that gets to represent and live the journey, this time around, with its soil, water, and sunlight.
No matter what your life is holding right now, no matter what you have lived or where, you have not done it alone. Some that have been with you were living, some still live, and some are holding energy but not breathing in the way you see life. They are still there, they still contribute, and you receive. Some contribute in ways you immediately see and recognize. Some seem to add frustration and disruptions. Some just sit there, leading you to wonder about their existence at all.
The further into “I do it alone” people travel, the more they separate themselves from what roots them, from what gives them nourishment, from what adds to their life experience, and from what welcomes their own existence. This is not to say that the butterfly needs to be “social” all the time and surrounded by its own kind or tons of other kinds all the time. It is rather to say that it will benefit from having appreciation for the flower, for the other creatures, for the tree that gives it shelter, for the puddle that provides water, for the land the puddle sits on, and for the light that warms its wings when needed. Appreciation.
The person you will never see may be the one who donates the blood you will desperately need. The person who learns a skill may be the one who will save your child with that skill. The one out in the field may be the one who encourages the growth of the food on your table. The one who has travelled for months on a boat from lands afar may be the one who has the knowledge to save your village. The stranger on the corner may be the one who will approve the loan for your new business. Would you choose to appreciate them now, to recognize their gift, their skill, their work, their knowledge, their contribution? To appreciate them now, without knowing the intricate string that may connect you at one point in the future but in reality already has you connected now.
Or would you wait to apologize for the harsh words you said, the indifference as you walked by, the decision that caused them to give up their skill, or the blind eye you turned expecting someone else to step up, someone else to do the work, someone else to be kind and appreciate. Wait to apologize in hopes you can after the fact, in hopes you find that person, that you can change the words, that you can notice, that you can decide with a more open view, that you can see what needs to be seen to start the much needed work.
It is not about being everything for everyone. It is not about doing everything or knowing what to do in every situation. It is about being open to the process of appreciation for what you do see and know, and who, and then expanding it out to others and to all around you, because on some level they too are rooted in the same soil and seeking the same light, growing to blossom in whatever way is theirs, to touch your life in ways you may not yet understand but are already connected to.
Appreciate. A simple moment that supports and creates within a web of intricate and complex life.
With love and deep appreciation,
and the hand of divine guidance with the Earth Magic Oracle Cards.
The Earth Magic Oracle Cards are by Steven Farmer and published by Hay House.
|Posted on July 2, 2020 at 12:15 AM|
July intuitive guidance for the month 2020
Circle of Life
In the spiral is contained the beginning, the middle, and the end. There is no point that completely stops, that stays stable or stagnant for very long. When something ends, something else begins. When one stands and breathes, one realizes that the next stone, the next piece, the next moment, is connected right beside. All connects to all at the same time, even if the view is different.
In this beautiful summery scene, the vividness of life and the circle is shown. Where the stones and hills bring the permanency and longstanding of some aspects of nature and life, the grasses and flowers remind that some things are seasonal to grow, blossom, nourish, and then walk on in more rapid cycles. Without this balance, the support system is more challenged. Some only see what shows the stability and the structure while others only see the new growth with changes and adventure. Both have value.
Recognizing this value is a way to come into balance and to allow all things to be recognized for their place and their purpose. Fighting it throws the balance off to one side where it is harder to get the footing, harder to grow at odd angles, and harder to flourish with natural adaptation. Not impossible, but more challenging.
Observe the spiral formation on the card. There is what is outside the path, what makes up the path, and the path itself. The stones create the path but are not the path. The grass is an easier space to maneuver in and walk with. The centre is a place to observe the journey and to decide what is within and where to walk next.
Where are you and what feels natural to you? Do you tend to walk outside of the path and stones, enjoying freedom and choosing your own route whether it has a path or not? Do you get guided onto the path and walk on it with curiosity and interest? Do you follow the path because it is easier and feels better to you? Do you walk across the path circles so you get where you are going faster? Do you notice you tend to try to walk on the stones even as they shift under your feet? Or Do you tend towards a combination of all of the above, having moments of freedom and adventure near the path, phases of guidance that show you a path, feelings of flow and inspiration on the path, moments where you hop steps to see what happens, times where footing and flow are tough as things seem to shift and change quickly, and with moments to pause and observe all of the viewpoints from wherever you are, appreciating each part?
Each person will have a part that feels more in flow to them, that feels more natural. For some it is the adventure of an unknown path. For others it is being guided into flow with the path seeing and noticing all other options as they are nearby, perhaps popping out for experiential visits. For some it is to gently walk on the path supported by the framework and feeling good within it. Maybe others even feel they start from the centre of the spiral and work their way out, ever expanding and creating more connections!
Notice for yourself if you seem to be always walking on the stones? Some stones will be great with that, feeling that you can stand well and get an extra vantage point. Other stones will slip and move under you, tossing you into one aspect of the circle or another. Does trying to walk on the stones of this spiral feel natural to you? Does it connect you with something within you? Or is it walking against the flow? What are you resisting when you expect yourself to or force yourself to walk on uneven and movable stones? There could be a lesson in the balancing! Or it could be that each moment of struggle is showing you a way to be more in the flow, in whatever unique way it is for you.
You stand now in your present moment of your circle of life. You could deny it as many humans do. More and more gets built, for security and safety yes, but also for a sense of permanency. The legacy that will live on, the structure… Life is not permanent though. Those that have life in nature are not permanent. They come and go with the wind, the waves, the clouds, the rains, the days shifting to nights and forward again. They live upon and within the more solid energy of structure, rocks, mountains, oceans, land… Everything else is energy in fluidity, in movement of time and space that humans can recognize their own lives within.
Trying to create a circle that contains life within its walls is like trying to ask something to be permanent when it has a will to experience, to flow, to grow, to age, to feel, and to connect, with each changing moment and each unique beat of the heart and breath of the lungs. Would it not be more in flow with the spiral to create the supports for life that work with the energy, with the cycles, with the components that make up the different pathways? Where free zones meet the stone guides and the grassy paths, where the view supports itself from every side, and where you choosing to be on the outside is really as amazing as choosing to be at the centre. No one is left on the outskirts because there are no outskirts, just different perspectives that all work together.
What would that be like? A spiral where people are not worrying about their place in the circle of life but are rather living life, in each precious moment? It may not be a simple path or it might be as easy as a combination of ideas that get negotiated and adapted together, working together. Where nature does not worry either but finds her place within the spiral, its freedoms, stone guides, pathways, and circles of life?
Notice your circle of life this month. Notice the circles of life going on around you at all times. Connect with them in the flow of breath and experience. Create the stories that become the legacy through the spirals, create the memories, and live the life. Let yourself see what the circle needs, for you, for your family, for nature, and for all. And notice where you put up walls that hinder your view.
It is all connected: you, spiral, nature, circle of life.
Let the love of life be an inspiration for choices forward. Each step, each balance point, each breath, each stone, each blade of grass… is of value, as are you.
with love and deep respect,
and Divine Great Spirit energies with the Native Spirit Oracle Cards.
The Native Spirit Oracle Cards are by Denise Linn and published by Hay House.
|Posted on June 3, 2020 at 11:35 AM|
June guidance for the month 2020
Embarking on an Adventure
“I savor the wonders of the world.”
As soon as I turned this card, I thought it seemed very recently familiar. Yup, it was the last card I pulled as a general reading in my live video reading session Friday evening May 29th on Facebook, to lead us into the weekend. I guess it was really setting up the next month too! Here we go, Adventuring…
At a time when “Adventure” takes on a whole new meaning for many people, it is also a time when the adventure is so very needed. You may have planned things, you may have had activities that were on your schedule, you were looking forward to times and places… and here you are, much of that completely changed. Acknowledge what you are missing. Allow yourself the time, space, and energy to grieve. And then see the adventure that is right in front of you, the one you are currently on.
How many times have you been a part of something that did not go as planned? Pause for a moment here and reflect, really reflect on this. How often do things go as planned and how often do things run smoothly according to the laid out plans? There is a balance within this that is to be realized and attained. Having a plan helps a human (and other creatures do it to) prepare for a desired or needed outcome. That outcome may be the result of the adventure or it may be the adventure itself. Get into your system and notice how it feels to you when something does not go according to plan.
For some people, the spontaneity and flexibility of changing plans is a driving force, they live for it and they live by it. They think, adapt, and respond quickly, engaged in the next route that they come up with or that is shown to them. They and adventure are used to writing and rewriting scripts as needed and as wanted. For some people, when plans change, they do find solutions but it is after or with frustrated reaction. Their relationship with adventure is not quite so smooth and forgiving. And then another group, find that when life does not go as planned, they are lost in the “what was to be” and may notice they get stuck without stepping forward or become overtaken by the frustration, grief, and loss without seeing their other options, even if those options stand directly in front of them.
This is not to say that it is unacceptable to be frustrated when plans take big and important turns. Not at all. There is a point and a need in the reaction that comes up. The more the individual is aware of the reaction they are having, while the plans are in progress, before, after, and if they need to change, the more the person will be shown where they are seeking balance, where they are in balance, and where they are wishing balance for others.
To expect situations to always go as planned is to bring a belief that you are in control of every component that is touched by and that touches the plan. Does that make sense? Looking at your life, living your life, do you have knowledge that you have a hand of control in how everything will work out? You play a part yes. You have commitment and responsibility yes. You have choice yes. But do you have control over all the aspects that intersect with your life? We say “No” but what do you say? You have choice after all.
As you notice how you work with planning things in your life and what your expectations of control are, you are provided with opportunity at every crossroads and at every doorway. Prevention, preparation, and intention through planning, in balance with choice, life’s intricate web, and the unknown. Where are you at with that balance? Where are those around you at? Where is your community, your society, your country, your world? Observing through the eyes of others and the big picture gives you valuable perspective that will enhance your ability to live in your moments, to intend forward, to plan, and to act as choices are presented to you.
Now what is the Adventure you are Embarking on? Is it one you intended? Is it one that seems thrust upon you? Is it shifting and changing under your feet seemingly with each breath? Or is it just a ride you are enjoying as the waves carry you watching the scenery, feeling the flow and air, seeing the creatures, feeling, and learning? There is no right or wrong answer, there is only your answer in this moment.
In whatever aspect you are currently on related to your Adventure of life, you are experiencing life, your life. What greater adventure is there really? For some this adventure is literally climbing the biggest mountains of the world, for others it is raising multiple children teaching and showing them what they need for human life, for some it is where joy is found in the simple complexity of a flower, while others create human achievements that are recognized worldwide, and so on. There is no one way to adventure, there is no right way - there is only your way. But…
When the adventure of one cuts off or hinders the adventure of another, there is imbalance. This imbalance radiates out until someone shifts it. What you see may not be what another sees. What you know is not what another knows. What you do is yours alone to control. Highlight this paragraph, feel it and recognize it, speak to it and with it… live it.
The wonders of the world start in your own home and your own backyard. Adventuring far away to find them is like waiting for the wind to come across the mountain top on the other side of the world before you take a breath. That wind is connected to your breath but you will lose out if you wait that long. What wonders of the world you are living in are right in front of you asking to be seen, noticed, understood. Giving them awareness in honest discovery may be the start of the shift for balance in more ways than you can currently imagine.
What adventure is being presented to you? What actions are you choosing? What wonders of your world are you observing and understanding? Be present in your life, it is a wonder of the highest degree surrounded and deeply connected with the world, your world.
With deep love and admiration,
and Great Spirit Infinite Wisdom working with the Gateway Oracle Cards (by Denise Linn, HayHouse.com).
|Posted on May 2, 2020 at 6:45 PM|
Choices & Perspectives through the Icebergs
May Intuitive Guidance Reading 2020
Once again, the monthly guidance reading is coming through the Earth Magic Oracle Cards. They are deeply connected to the world, to nature, as well as to how we work with it and how we work with energy, the universe, and with spirit. Gratitude for the guidance we will receive for our month ahead.
Iceberg – Submerged
After our Cave – Sanctuary guidance in April, this is a card that speaks to our times and asks us to choose how we step forward.
The two huge icebergs can come together and move forward in unity, each empowering the other as they traverse along the water. They can otherwise ram into each other, creating splintering, loud crashes, and faster melting. They could choose to pass each other by, acknowledging the existence of the other but not having anything to do with each other, continuing on their own direction and purpose. And the unseen could be that these icebergs are actually one, connected at the bottom under the water surface in huge magnificence even if there is some space, different perspectives, and even some divides above the surface.
We are able to choose which of the above scenarios we participate in in our lives and our world at certain times. Sometimes though, that choice seems very out of our hands and we do the best we can given the situation we find ourselves in. We are always able to choose how we react in those situations, what actions we take, what words we say, and how we step forward through it all. We have those choices.
One of the factors that helps us with these choices is perspective. Depending on whether you stand atop the iceberg, whether you are in a boat looking through the gap between, whether you are on the land or the ice flow beyond, or whether you are underwater looking at their icy bases and the life that flows around them, you have a very different perspective. Acknowledging that these different viewpoints exist gives you wisdom in how you speak and act to yourself and your own life, but also to others who are impacted in possibly very different ways. These are skills that can take ages to develop for some while in others come highly naturally giving skill in communication, listening, compassion, patience, and negotiation.
We can notice where we are only seeing a part of the image and not the big picture. We can notice where our own perspective can affect our view of the picture. We can also notice where some are blinded and not seeing the picture at all, or if that is actually us. These are not easy things to realize as they ask us for self-reflection, reflection on a local level, on a world level, and beyond. We can start by noticing and choose forward from there, course correcting as needed with learning, knowledge, guidance, community, and experience.
And as we are noticing, as we are learning and experiencing, the ice melts. The Earth calls to us with every piece that is sheered away from its whole, every piece that does the great separation as is falls into the water below. She calls to us as the pieces get smaller and smaller, separating and distancing. She calls to us as the bow of a great ship breaks through to create its own path not seeing the effects it forces behind it. She calls to us as the land watches wondering how it will survive when the water rises. The land embraces a new journey always but shifts and changes with the wind and water upon it, questioning the timing of it all, that we are not ready for this.
Mother Earth asks us to shift our perspective, from the one to the whole, from the me to the we, from the human to nature together, from the gain to the resource, from the challenge to the solution, from the denial to the learning, from the whisper to the knowing, from the “She is not needed” to the “She is everything and we are a part of She”. Huge, She knows! Challenging? Yes. Emotional? Yes. Possible? Yes. She believes. She keeps sending messages to help, messages to guide, options to embrace, needs to listen to that have actions to take. Embrace the shift and know the balance is there.
There is very little on her great globe that does not ask for effort. Some things do flow easily but many are entertained with intention, commitment, and action, feeling the effort with every step and every fibre of being. It is the way of life. It is the way of effort. The bird will soar on the air high up in the skies but first it must flap to gain the height and the positioning to then glide.
The perspective of ease and flow is magical. It is there and it does exist. Seek now the effort, learning, experience, and action that make up the step before the ease and flow. Seek now the perspective that lets you see from all needed angles and with all valuable wisdom.
You are not “only one being with little or no value to the whole”. You are an intricate part. In your caring for others, in your work, in your creations, in your actions, in your raising of young, in your learning from the old, in your choices, and in your breath itself. Everything upon She has its place even when we cannot see it. Find yours and embrace it! Bring yourself honour and value in each moment knowing your worth and raising others to know theirs. Together your perspectives ignite what is needed for all, but it all starts with choice. Integrity of choice put forward into actions others feel, see, know, and receive.
One droplet is contained in the mightiest iceberg and the greatest ocean. Without it, there is a shift that creates far-reaching ripples. Your droplet matters.
With love, hope, and gratitude,
and divine wisdom guidance through the Earth Magic Oracle Cards (by Steven Farmer, HayHouse.com).
|Posted on April 4, 2020 at 1:50 PM|
April guidance for the month 2020 BlueWater Oracle
Cave – Sanctuary
Really?? Haha! You can’t make this stuff up! (enter amazement and huge appreciation for my oracle cards and universal divine wisdom here ) For those who are not yet (or not able to) follow my Live sessions on my BlueWater Oracle Page and my Oracle Cove membership group on Facebook, I will let you know that we have had this card come up a few times over the last few weeks, speaking to these current situations and the changes in our routines. It is an incredible card as so many more people are in their home “caves” and seeking sanctuary in new or deeper ways. Before you read ahead to this guidance reading, give yourself a moment to look at this card. Look at the image, feel into it. Receive the words and what they mean to you. This is your time to connect with your intuitive knowing.
At one point in history, someone discovered a cave. The animals who used them were already aware of the shelter and sometimes deep water they provided. Then humans found that these natural rock and soil phenomenon were also important to shelter from the elements, from other animals, to create fire away from the wind, and to gather together. These were places that tools created could be kept, food could be eaten, young and older family members could be safe. Stories, legends, lessons, and wisdom could be shared by firelight when being out in the dark was not recommended or when the outside elements were a challenge.
In other parts of the world, people created their own “caves”. Not having those rock locations, they created shelter in whatever way best spoke to them when needed with the resources available. Perhaps they climbed up a tree for shelter, maybe they made a hut, perhaps grass and branches created a lean-to, and so on, unique to each region and each people.
At some point, someone claimed the “best cave”. It might have been the one with the deepest cavern, the one with the purest access to fresh water, the one the wind didn’t enter, or the one with the best view of the hunting & gathering grounds. As populations grew, more “caves” were needed and someone chose that one would get the bigger and better “caves” than others. In some areas and by some people this might have been done for good reasons. In other areas, this was done with the concept of “I am better and deserve better than you.”
Each of those “caves” provided shelter but some did it better than others. Certain people were able to survive and thrive more than others. With this attitude and this result, effects trickled down. Some “caves” kept growing, others got smaller or had none. The desire for “more” grew in certain populations. This led to the acquiring, and the creating more to acquire more. Some acquired and others had barely enough. Was this wrong or was this just the way of things? What were the options?
As the acquiring, getting more, having more, and deserving better than another continued to grow, its effect continued to trickle down, becoming more of a rush of effect and results. Unbalance started to be more apparent. Unbalance between peoples leading to unbalance in resources. Unbalanced effects onto the natural world leading to more need to acquire, gather, keep, and protect one’s own. Note here that humans are not the only ones who gather for themselves, who protect their territory, family, acquisitions, and their “caves”. It is a part of many lives of creatures and living organisms. It is even a part of many ecosystems involving many levels of life working together for the whole. Humans do it bigger. But do they do it better?
A cycle started to increase in volume and in speed, but not in benefit for most.
This is being brought up in this way for you to reflect. As you are in your “cave”, and we hope it is providing you with shelter, warmth or cool, and a good place for your food and family, you are given the opportunity to reflect. Those who are not in reflection mode but are in extreme active mode out of necessity will benefit because you have taken the time and effort to reflect.
Observe what your needs are, your real needs. What your family needs. What brings you the most value and joy in life. Break it down to the bare floor and bare wall perspective, as if you were in the cave in the picture. This is not to discourage you from desiring for more, from hoping for more, from dreaming and dreaming big, but it is about creating all this in balance for the whole. The balance, the respect is an important piece of the puzzle that is now being presented.
You can use the examples of others that you know or see on the news, have visited or see in documentaries to help you compare and observe: what do I need, what do we all need, really? What does the Earth need? What do you as people need from the Earth? Note the need for integrated effort. That is a great starting point.
As you are in these reflections and observations, you are given an opportunity to look to your own “cave”. What represents “need” and what represents “joy” in your space? There is nothing wrong with either. This is to bring your awareness into your home and how you are creating it. What décor do you love and that brings you joy or learning? What tools are available that really help you, how do they help you? Notice what is a true need versus a need that has been created. Again, not for you to completely change everything today but for you to NOTICE and to bring awareness. Where is the balance, where is the respect, for you, for your loved ones, for others, for the whole, and for the Earth?
Sanctuary – at a time when many are scared and suffering (which in reality happens every day all the time on Earth in recent history just the format right now might be different), creating your sanctuary is important for you and for those close to you. What is most important for your sanctuary? What in your space and your “cave” is not working towards your feeling and desire for sanctuary? Your first reaction may be that you are not able to make changes right now. The awareness of the need for change is an important first moment. What would you change if you could? (remembering balance and respect) What is one step that you could make towards that?
Inner Sanctuary – you are connected with you at all times. Your mind and body work together to keep you safe, fed, functioning, and well. This is an important time to align with your own system. What does it need right now? How can you help your brain and your body achieve their basic objectives? Part of this also speaks to mental health and noticing when you need to be patient and kind with yourself, allowing stresses and insecurities to wave up to be noticed and then working with the system to verify and adjust. Within the mind and body system there are also the emotions. These are messengers to help you as they connect your history with your present. When they wave up unexpectedly, see what they are bringing to you and how the rest of you (brain and body) are reacting. Bring yourself care in those moments. Listen to yourself and treat yourself well.
For many the concept of inner spirit is also part of their inner sanctuary. This is welcoming deeper connection and reflection with self. It is a step by step practice. It is also a practice that reminds you how your mind, body, and emotions are also deeply natural. Like nature they will go through cycles. Like nature they will learn and adapt. Like nature they depend on themselves but also on the balance of the whole. Take a moment today to feel the inner connection you have (even if it feels a bit wacky right now), it is there and it holds wisdom for you and for your life. This moment of connection is a beautiful commitment you are making to yourself towards a life living with sanctuary. It is not to only seek it in emergency moments. It is to create it, to be it, for your highest good and for the good of the Whole.
May your home be your sanctuary.
May your connection with others fill you with joy.
May your body know sanctuary in its wellness.
May your mind know sanctuary through efficiency, calm, and peace.
May your spirit resonate with natural flow and balance.
May you feel one as part of the whole.
With love and deep appreciation,
and Great Spirit Divine Wisdom working with the Earth Magic Oracle Cards.
The Earth Magic Oracle Cards are by Steven Farmer, published through Hay House.
|Posted on April 2, 2020 at 1:45 PM|
Yesterday I jumped on to do an impromptu live reading session here on my BlueWater Oracle Facebook Page. So honoured to do this work and bring insights and support forward. Here are the first two general group reading cards we pulled! Great reminders and hope!
The Ancestors - Generations card brought us insights about the wisdom from our ancestors. This is an important time to be receiving and sharing the stories of our elders and seniors. They have wisdom through experience as well as valuable stories of the journeys of life from their families and themselves. It is a time to bring wisdom from different ancestor lines together for greater understanding, truth, and connection.
We honour all the people caring for others at this time. This card brought out the particular value of parents caring and raising children while all this is going on. Whether they are little wee ones or big young adults, your role as parent and guide is so important to this future generation, what they know, what they learn, how they behave, and how they see forward.
The Embracing the Future card brought us a shift of energy as we move into April. It reminds us to look at the beautiful horizon. What are we bringing forward, what are we creating, what is our vision? It is a time to open our hearts. This allows us to behave and respond with compassion, kindness, understanding, and love. It does not mean that we let ourselves get walked over but that we respond in a way bringing us closer to our vision. This is not the time to be putting up walls, it is the time to open the heart. You have choices at all times, this gives you freedom, even if you cannot see the way just right now.
Allow these cards to speak to you, to bring you connection and communication through your own knowing and your own intuition.
I look forward to our next messages and wisdom receiving times together.
Be well, stay well.
Wake the Wisdom, Feel the Magic.
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