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Communion with You and Nature

Posted on March 4, 2020 at 11:25 AM


March intuitive guidance reading for the month 2020


The month of March feels like a very earthy month. It feels very deep in communication and in magical energy related to the natural world. For those who are entering Spring, it is the waking and stretching of nature. It also includes a call to notice and to be in connection with the natural world, within the body, mind, and spirit, as well as with what is natural and wild all around. For those entering the Autumn season, it is a deep appreciation for all that has been, for all that has grown and prospered, and for all that is returning to the land and caring for the land. With that, its connection comes in rich, profound depths that are there for you and want you to work with it all.


Eagle – Communion


As this card was selected for the reading today, before I turned it over, I had the sense of the deepness of the messages today for this month. There are many who desire deep connection. This is a great and important time to seek and allow this. The connection is there, it is always there. It is us and our journey, individually and collectively that moves us in line and in flow with it or moves us to work opposite it. We are the ones who would benefit or would suffer as a result. We can live, for sure, either way, but the depths of what is satisfied and our truth will tell us whether we are aligned or could benefit otherwise.


In this card, we have the connection between the human, the sacred, the animal kingdom, and all that is working with us and around us. What is sacred to you is unique. How you see and connect to the natural world is unique. How you choose to live your life is unique. How you connect with yourself and your life is unique. There are strategies and ideas that can be learned. Advice and work methods are there for you to bring you in touch with it all. And there are tendencies and ways of being that are common and present even if intricate.


Somewhere inside you, you know whether you desire a different kind of connection, something deep and sacred. You may already have it or you may be starting to feel into it. This is not a race. Somewhere inside you, you may recognize the natural world connection. You may already be deeply rooted and connected with nature or you may simply know it exists. This is not a contest. It is not about who connects better with nature. It is however, here and now, about how you ARE nature and how nature IS connected with you.


Does that surprise you? Do you ever think of yourself as being nature or “natural”? Do you ever think of the natural world as needing you to function well and properly? Many people do not. It is not in their daily living and does not enter into something they need to put time and effort into. And this is alright until it isn’t. When the person becomes so separate from the nature within, they may notice more fatigue, disconnection with life, challenge healing, feeling of missing out, etc. They may not of course, it might just not be a priority or a valid need for them. But it is worth noticing.


For nature needing you in order to function properly, this is not in the level of an animal needing you to live life how it has been taught or understands instinctively. The eagle knows how to be an eagle based on generations of learning as well as learning directly from family and from instinctual knowing. It does not need you to show it that. Where it might need you is if you interfere with its learning or natural living. It might need you when the nature it depends on and works with is shifted because of you and your ways. Why is this important? For some it is not, it is really not, they couldn’t care less, or could they? Is their disconnection from self and from nature so intense that they do not see or feel anything about their own natural aspects or the natural world? They may not know and nor may you but it is something to allow yourself to notice within your own body system, your energy, and the natural world around you. How does the natural world need you and how do you need it?


Communion is a deep connection with clear and varied communication. This month you will have moments and occasions when you experience this valuable communion. At the very basic level, you will be invited to commune with you. Who are you? How are you living? What choices do you make every day, in how you treat yourself and others, in how you listen to yourself and others? You are an amazing system of communication, personality, body, energy, mind, heart, and spirit. Trying to be only one of these is like asking the tree to function when you have cut off its roots and branches leaving only the trunk. Will it spout and root? Maybe, but it will certainly be a more intensive challenging phase.


As you commune with you, do so with patience and understanding. When you are out with nature, you may know details about the natural world and what is happening but you can also be present in peaceful observation. Be in peaceful communion with you. What is happening in your system? What is your system noticing and experiencing? What makes you feel joyful? What do you know you need? Awareness of breath and life. Awareness of you.


How deep you bring this communion with you, your life, and the natural world is up to you. For some it is enough to have that awareness and basic level of understanding to communicate and to be. For others the call and the need is to go deeper and to connect more. Keep the communion and connection in balance in your life the same way nature functions on an intricate balance at all times. If you only connect and commune with one part of your life, you may notice that other parts begin to vie for their own needs and for your attention. They are seeking communion, they are seeking balance. Have you noticed that nature does the same? If you focus only on the human needs, does nature start to vie for attention? Could it be a need for communion and a need for balance for the natural world but also for the human as part of that natural world?


When you commune with you and all that you are, you welcome in a sense of calm and peace, no matter what is happening in your life. When you commune with you as a natural being and as part of the natural world, you seek balance in ways that serve you, in all your aspects, and nature too.


How are you communing with you today?

How are you communing with you as a natural being?

How are you communing with the natural world?


The spiritual world is happy to know you and the natural world is happy to get to know you, again.


with love,

Sheila

 

and Great Spirit divine wisdom with the Earth Magic Oracle Cards by Steven Farmer (Hay House published).

 


Playfulness, Smiles, & Feelings Flow - February Guidance Reading

Posted on February 2, 2020 at 5:25 PM


February guidance for the month 2020

 

As I sit to write the guidance for this month, it makes sense to me that it would come through on the day when the dates fall in an amazing sequence: 02-02-2020. This date is the same forwards or backwards and runs with a great deal of two energy. Looking at it, I sense the duality of what has come before this date and what is coming after this date. Isn’t it amazing that there are opportunities at many crossroads for us to shift, change, learn, and adapt, and for us to experience along the way. Things are not always set in stone even if they seem that way at a quick glance. Sitting and breathing in this day, there are many opportunities in the here and now as well as for what will come. Breathe into your now, it is the most valuable time you have and is speaking to you through your soul.

 

Playfulness

“My joy is the greatest gift that I give to others!”

 

I laugh as I pull this card. I have just shared a photo of a beach where I was recently on a blessed vacation and here we get a seaside scene! Confirmations and synchronicities abound when we are open and welcoming to them!

 

What does playfulness mean to you? When did you last hold the sense of playfulness in your day?

 

Playfulness is often something that people associate with children. Children in certain cultures are granted the time and privilege to play as a way of exploring life and their growth. It feeds into the imagination and the joy that the innocence of life can have. Others of course are brought into harder realities of life very early, whether by circumstance, by society, or by life journey turning unexpectedly for them and for those around them. Whatever a child may be going or have gone through, most adults can think, remember and feel the power, warmth, and genuineness of a youthful smile. Those smiles can come out of the most difficult moments and hold the intense truth of love and joy in them. Whoever receives such a smile would do well to remember the gift that has been given to them.

 

These smiles come in moments of play but also in moments of cherishing life. They come in moments of love and exploration. They come in moments of appreciation and compassion. They come to others as well as to life itself. They come from a place that is not always explainable but can be felt and resonated with. These smiles are messages before the brain goes into logic or detailed language. These smiles are truth and are wonderful.

 

When was the last time you smiled? What did it feel like? Were you smiling at yourself about something or were you smiling at another? Maybe you smiled because you received a smile. Maybe you were the instigator and created a ripple effect that others carried with them. Maybe it was a quiet reminder to yourself of joy that was in your heart and in your life, being expressed outwardly through your body.

 

So much of human life is to “get things done”, to “accomplish”, and “do”. It makes sense. This is a survival thing. In order to have the water and food you need, you must walk, collect, search, carry, gather, grow, preserve, keep, eat and drink. Does the need to do these things have to take away from joy in those moments? Sit with this for a bit. How often are you in joy and smiling with your day to day tasks and actions? Could they be or Are they smile worthy situations?

 

Allow your playful side to show you how any situation can have smile moments and sensations. Some will come despite something difficult or through a challenge. You’ve had those, where people are in grief and sadness, then something happens that everyone starts giggling at. It sparked a good memory or touched the silliness part of the brain and the smiles start, laughter follows. People often feel bad or embarrassed in these times but it is an expression of the joy that is being felt at the same time as the sadness, at the same time as the tears. This can and does happen regularly. Feeling angry and then happy soon after. Feeling despair and then love. Feeling frustrated and then giddy. Why?

 

These sensations, emotions, and feelings, are flowing in and out of you all the time. There is no static, no stable point when it is all one thing. Have you noticed how a child can be in full tears, deeply upset about something and then quickly shifts into a smile and a laugh? The young allow the flow so easily compared to many older. The older bring in judgement and correctness. They may forget about the flow and forget how great it feels to be in joy, in smiles, and in play. There is no wrong aspect about flowing from one feeling to another. In fact it is as natural as breathing. Resisting that flow is what is not natural.

 

When people resist the flow through and with emotions, they are holding themselves, their physical and psychological selves rigid and hard. It builds up so the body has to express itself or the psyche does and all the emotions overflow in a huge wave that is often then tough to manage. Take a breath right now and feel… how many different sensations and feelings are present within you right now? Are some flowing stronger and then dissipating? Are some in the background because they have been pushed aside for a long time? Are some ready to flow up, be felt, be expressed, and then flow on through amazing energy channels? This flow allows you to connect with you on an honest, open, and deep level.

 

And in that flow, you can play. Like playing a piece of music that flows from one note to another, from one rhythm to another, you feel and you flow. As some of the emotions are sensed, others can then be given their space to express. It is your own orchestra in motion. It is you, no right or wrong, just you. If one instrument is getting too loud or taking the spotlight and making everyone else wince, then you listen, feel, and let it flow. Through that, it will feel heard and respected, it will have a voice when it needs to and will then allow way for another to play.

 

Embrace play in whatever you are doing. Creating is part of who you are. Whether it is day to day survival tasks or work or art or parenting, or whatever. You are creating. Smile as you let yourself play. Feel how that sense of play is for you. Do you like it? Does it feel like something you would like to create more of? Go for it. The beach is there for you, the water is there for you. Smile, create, feel, and play.

 

Wishing you a playful and creative February.

With love,

Sheila

 

and divine guidance messages with the help of the Soul Coaching® Oracle Cards by Denise Linn (Hay House published).



January 1st Vision Quest reading

Posted on January 4, 2020 at 12:10 AM


My January 1st 2020 reading post. This still applies as we journey through this early part of January and anytime you want to welcome in the new day energy and visions forward. 


We start a new day. Some things are the same as before and some are brand new. Which do you keep and which do you choose to move on from? Which do you create and tend to to flourish? and When do you hold yourself with deep love to heal and to enjoy?

 

Vision Quest

A gorgeous and deep card for today. Before you get into the planning and preparing, before you get into the thinking of hows and when’s, let your vision soar. Let your imagination, deepest desires, and soul knowledge be the inspirations for the rising vision. Let yourself play.

 

In your quest for vision today, you may have moments when the creating comes as you sit amongst the stones, safe, secure, and feeling protected. At other moments, your vision will come when you have climbed to the top balancing your feet on the highest rocks and raising your hands to the sun, full smile on your face and full joy in your heart. Both are valuable to you, bringing depth and range to your vision. Let yourself be still and then let yourself climb. What do you see? What vision is there to encourage you?

 

This is your quest for today, to be, to feel joy, to dance with love, and to embrace vision.

 

With creative vision blessings and magical light of this day,

Sheila

 

with great mystery guidance and the Native Spirit Oracle Cards by Denise Linn, published by Hay House.

 

Necklace featuring words identified and welcomed at my amazing solstice event with Om Creative by Mariel. Hidden words just for me. :)



Intuitive Light Radiance & Feel at Home - January Guidance Reading

Posted on January 3, 2020 at 3:45 PM


Oracle Intuitive Guidance Reading for January 2020

 

This card comes with a highly excited energy as I was shuffling the Gateway Oracle Deck. The Vision Quest card (Native Spirit Oracle Cards) I pulled on January 1st still guides us as we step into this new year and is a great reminder as well as being a great tool as we start each new day.

 

Revealing Radiance

“My light illuminates the world.”

 

Ouf, we have all been in the dark too long! The clam shell has been closed and only a trickle of light has been able to come in. People have done really well considering how it was quite a dark and enclosed way of being. They have persevered and they have innovated. They have multiplied and they have sought riches and treasures. Now there are real choices to be made. It starts with each one and tumbles from there. We say tumbles because it does not always feel like a fantastic flow that one would picture as gentle water moving down a stream way. It can sometimes be water flowing over rocks, water claiming its space, water creating pools where none existed before, and water bringing life where little was before. The tumble is as it goes over the rocks and creates in its path. The tumble is that some life will have to really adapt and change because of this flow. The tumble is that it brings change. But you actually want some change don’t you? Nature certainly does, especially where change in the relationship with humans is concerned. And nature is way more used to change than most humans.

 

The challenges that have come from this past phase are now being shown. For some they will see as the light creeps a little more into their shell space. For others, the shell is being opened wide and full. Some will have choice in how much the shell opens. Others are along for the ride as the choice was made before and in ways they may not fully understand in the moment, but know the choice was made.

 

One grain of sand creates the pearl with the right circumstances. There is work involved but there is also magic, natural magic at play. The magic of creation and of knowing one’s work & one’s joy in the day to day. This is where intuition comes in for humans. It helps the grain of sand get the right circumstances, to see what is needed and to move in directions that will help the creation of the pearl. Whatever your pearl is, whatever your work is, whatever your joy is, and whatever your challenge is, let the intuitive nature of who you are help you open your shell to welcome in the light and see life.

 

If the bed you are in does not feel right to you, this is the time to fix it. This speaks to you on many levels. It speaks about your literal bed, where you sleep and the room that is designed for your rest and recovery – how does that space feel to you, does it allow your rest and recovery, does it welcome it to the level of rejuvenation or just sleep, or not even good sleep? This is nothing to do with size or fanciness. This is about how it feels. Yes you can vision to something different if you choose, but start with what is present in your life now, start with how the room feels now and what can be done about it. Small changes are like connecting with that grain of sand, huge value even in a small package.

 

The “bed” reference can be used to your other physical spaces too, especially anywhere that is involved in creative and care-for-self strategies. This includes any place that is involved with wellness such as the kitchen for nourishment, the bathroom for self-care, and involved in creativity like the office for projects, organization, and income generation, etc. What needs to be fixed in these places? These will be literal fixes of things that are broken or not working well, they are sapping your energy. If you are not able to fix something for whatever reason, picture and welcome in the fixed version, then do your best to make it clean and sparkly and to feel the gratitude for whatever part of it is working for you! These fixes will also be other things that will make improve how the spaces feel to you, from décor, to clutter clearing, from cleaning to useful items. What works and what does not? What do you want to welcome in and what is it time to let go of? Feel your way through it, and remember again, small actions have big value!

 

Is your car a “bed” to you, in the sense that it is a place that cares for you? See how it feels and what might need to be done to fix it – again not about the type of car but about how it is cared for, how it feels, and how it can care for you. Remember, you really do want your car to care for you!

 

When you first read the line “If the bed you are in does not feel right to you, this is the time to fix it”, what first came up for you? What did it resonate with that you know but are perhaps putting off or not listening to? Give yourself the chance to listen here and now, even if you do not yet think you have the how or what, listen… remember, grain of sand & intuition right?

 

 

As the pearl is in its beautiful shell, illuminating the world and receiving at the same time, it feels very much at home. Where do you feel at home? Is it a place? Is it doing something? Is it being a certain way? Get to know this home feeling so you can create and welcome more of it and so that you recognize when it does appear to you in your life!

 

As you connect with you feeling “at home”, notice how your current home space feels. Does it really speak the same language as your “home” feeling inside? Does it need some “fixing”? This fixing might be to bring more “you” into it. It might be to release some clutter from the space in order to find the home feeling. It might be to shift into welcoming something new into your home or as your home. It might be to notice what would make it home and to work towards that flow, creating mini spaces or feelings of it in the here and now.

 

The feeling “at home” also speaks to how you feel being you on a regular basis. If you are never at home in your “you-ness”, does it make some degree of sense that the universe may find it harder to find you? This is not a criticism or judgement, not at all, you not being “you” may be a very important and valuable step for you. With this Revealing Radiance phase, it could be in your best interest though, to notice when, where, how, and doing what connects you with feeling at home in being your true self. It is an option being shown to you. Doesn’t mean that all life as you know it changes, but it could. It primarily means to listen, listen to yourself, and to you being at home with you and your life.

 

As each of these components enter your awareness and become part of that tumbling, playful flow, you may also feel called to bring other people into connection with their own radiance and sense of “home”. This could be as simple as helping someone with their grocery bags. It could be as big as visioning the improvement of human society and the wellness of the planet. It could be to work towards any of these things with any steps you feel represents your grain of sand. Choices; but this time, choices in radiance, choices in light, choices illuminating.

 

Welcome to the opening of the shell. See how beautiful it is on the outer shell and the inner, on the outside of it and on the inside. Newness being revealed, you being embraced, flow being explored.

 

With love,

Sheila

 

and great divine universal wisdom guidance working with the Gateway Oracle Cards by Denise Linn, published by Hay House.

 

 

 

Seeing in the Dark - December Guidance Reading

Posted on December 4, 2019 at 11:55 AM


December Guidance Reading 2019


Each month has its own energy, as does each year. Each person and their lives have their own energy too. This brings many different factors that can play on you and your life. Be open to what is possibly guiding you, what you need, what you are experiencing, and what fills you with joy and love.

 

December in the Northern hemisphere is a time when the natural light decreases. Daylight hours reduce and nighttime is more present. For those areas with snow, there can seem like a brightness that covers the land even when the light is less. Brightness of the rising or setting sun, reflections of the stars, and light that illuminates the moon for us, all touch on snow for a mystical view mixed with the dark blue of night.

 

Whether you are in this northern phenomenon or not, this December feels, as it leads to Solstice and other holidays, as a time to use the natural balance of light and dark to help you see. How? Well, if you cannot see with your eyes, you are asked to look at things through different senses and in other ways. As humans, we are not natural night creatures. Our eyes benefit from having greater light to show our way and what is around us. We make lamps, use fire, and depend on light we create to enhance any light that is naturally present. Our eyes and our brains appreciate this.

 

Like many things though, too much of something can sometimes become less helpful. This month is asking you to notice where you are adding tools of light to help you see when you would actually benefit from being with the dark and “seeing” in different ways. This is not, of course, referring to walking in the dark or driving in the dark without lights. Unless your “sight” has become very developed indeed, these are not recommended activities for most humans!

 

As the dark comes in at the end of the day, or the dark feeling comes into you with this pre-winter phase, give yourself the chance to listen to what it might be bringing you. Care for yourself as you listen is important. Yes you can avoid and distract, you can stay in with the “lights turned on”, or sometimes you can simply be with the dark and experience your life, your body, your spirit with your other senses. You may notice that you “see” more than you thought you would and that answers you seek are really not that far away after all.

 

Mountain – Strength

 

As you look at the layers in this card, the water, the beach, the low cloud, the first mountain range, the second mountain range (is there one in between as well?), the upper clouds, and the sky, you are seeing different levels of nature and life. From each of these layers, you would have a very different view and see very different features of life and the natural world. Would they bring you to feel different things as well from these views?

 

Treat the darkness and your “sight” options the same way. They are bringing you different views of yourself, your life, existence, and guidance to help and to heal. You always have the choice. You can walk on the beach and look up at the mountains to hear their whispers; that may feel that it feeds you and brings you joy and satisfaction. You can climb up (or jump or fly!) and stand with the mountains as you look upon the view and the water below. Neither is better than the other, they are choices and options.

 

If you are avoiding your choices, if you are distracting yourself with “false light(s)”, you may not hear the whispers, songs, words, or insights that are there for you. This is a choice in itself and yours to make. Coming with the Strength card though, it seems you are strong enough to “hear” the choices and decide where you will flow with your “sight” in this phase of greater darkness. You can feel into the choices, the views, the layers, the levels, and the self that is there within it all. Remember this is a month for self-care too!

 

Yes, it is a month for being with yourself, for taking care of yourself! With all the busyness that tends to come in this season, notice what you really need and what you are really seeing through your light and your dark. Notice what you want to feel and need to feel. Notice where the joy is abounding in you and all around you, notice what brings you joy, what lights you up. Take a breath and “see”.

 

There is deep history here too this month. History of oh so many levels. In the quiet of the snow falling, the peace of the forest as the trees rest for a moment, in the longer nighttime, as the lights of holiday festivities start to turn on, you have history to remember and to feel. It comes up through the earth. It comes up through those you meet. It comes up through your essence. It is stories to hear and stories to tell. It is feelings to feel and to honour. It is not to fear but to acknowledge. It is to let rest what is healed so the brightness will spring forth as the celebrations take light. It is to decide what you will bring with you as you walk on the beach, as you play in the water, as you embrace the rolling hills, or climb to the highest peaks.

 

Wishing you amazing “sight” through your December,

with love,

Sheila

 

and wondrous divine guidance working with me and the Earth Magic Oracle Cards.

 


The Earth Magic Oracle Cards are by Steven Farmer, EarthMagic.net and published by Hay House, HayHouse.com.

 



Rebirth Release Deep Natural Connection - November Guidance Reading

Posted on November 4, 2019 at 10:55 AM


When you sit down with a glass of wine and some yummy dark chocolate after a weekend metaphysical show doing readings, meeting people, meeting & supporting other vendors... but the whispers of the next reading get louder and louder, you listen! Welcome to my evening, teehee!


Happy to have this beautiful connection, I pull out the Earth Magic Oracle Cards (Steven Farmer, Hay House) to find the November oracle card for the month’s guidance reading. Let’s play!

 

This card makes perfect sense after the recent energies and the recent month’s cards of September - Planting Seeds and October - Starting Fresh! If part of you still doesn’t think there is opportunity to release old stuff that’s not helping out in order to move into new, fresh, nurturing, and exciting times ahead for you, then please notice this month’s card!


Spring Equinox - Rebirth


Everything about this card, from its word to its energy is screaming to pay attention. There is so much that is within you ready to be brought forward in your life, ready to be experienced, and to be played with, you have only to choose and to apply. You are sooo done with some of the stuff that is still wrapped around your ankles. We wish you could feel their weight and compare it to what is ready for you when they are just released! They have served their time and purpose with you. They are not to be looked at harshly but to see where their twists and turns brought up in you and those around you wisdom you didn’t even know was present and the capacity to move through tough times. But now you carry it still just as a burdensome bag. It’s a bag you don’t love now and it can’t even be used to carry useful things for you. It is just stuck around you with its straps catching your legs and it’s design causing you to pause when you could run, and to look back when your vision is joyously up ahead.


It is time to let this stuff go. What you also do not see is that when you let your stuff go, those things that are not helping you now and don’t even really belong to you anymore, you actually free up energy for so many other things for you, your life, the lives of others, and the world. That is incredibly valuable! That is a resource that needs to be redirected for the greater good. Holding on to what is no longer of benefit to you is misusing time and energy that has other purposes now.


The Rebirth is the releasing of what is not currently helping you, what is not serving you within the stuff, and the reconnection with a deeply natural part of you. This natural part of you may be present in ways you would not expect. Do not look only to the fancy, spiritual, or deemed “meaningful” work. There is meaning in places that people have forgotten. There is value in tasks and ways of being that people do not treat with respect. It is time to honour these deeply connected parts of you. How do you sense them? How is the deepest natural part of you getting your attention? What would it mean to you to reconnect with this part of you?

 

Take your time with this. There is no need to rush but at the same time a determination of plan will serve you best. After all it is you who feels all of this and lives with it all.



Although the “start of year” for many comes at a different calendar time, the start of year for nature can often be considered Spring. It is a time of waking up, of stretching, of seeking out valuable food, of nurturing self & family, and of seeking important connections. In some belief systems tied to the land and nature cycles, November is the start of a new year. Welcome and work with this month for all that it can bring to you regardless of where you live and what season it is outside. What season is it inside you? How are you connecting?


If your next phase in December would be one of reflection, personal development, and looking forward, what would the time before that need to be? How will you most benefit from releasing what is stuck and held on to? What will that open up in you for that deep natural connection?


And give yourself time to breathe. You are in the here and now. All of your colours and essences are here with you. What wants and needs to light up in you, for you, and from you is already here. Bring yourself into your own presence so you can feel “as one” stepping forward no matter whether it is to go get groceries, to dress the children, to meditate, or to plan a business. Bring with you what you need and what you are. You are highly valuable!


May this Rebirth be a time when the seeds you have planted start fresh in an amazing balance for you and your life. Through you, we all benefit. Through you, there is connection with us. Through us, we all benefit. And Mother Earth rejoices with all she englobes, plus with her family of planets, moons, stars, and Sun.


Light blessings & love,

Sheila



With help from Great Spirit infinite wisdom and the Earth Magic Oracle Cards (by Steven Farmer, published by Hay House).




October Guidance Reading - Starting Fresh!

Posted on October 3, 2019 at 10:55 AM


October guidance for the month - BlueWater Oracle 2019


As we sit here on the third day of October 2019, the initial switch into the season has calmed. Many are still feeling certain intensities in their personal lives as well as in the world as a whole. In each moment we are invited to notice what we are doing, acting, thinking, and feeling that is helping us with all this and what is not helping us. There are numerous degrees and levels involved and one is asked to be aware of judgement based on perception or “shoulds”. Seek understanding for yourself, have compassion, reach out to community, and request assistance as you require. It is a journey and we do not always seem to have a clear map because the map is sometimes being written as we walk and talk! Feel gratitude for your blessings and magical moments, small and large. Beauty and miracles are often in the eye of the beholder and more often in the eye of the one who notices.


Starting Fresh

“A wonderful new beginning is blossoming in my life.”


The seasons will come and go as do the hours and the days. The years will come and go as well. For many this concept is a tough one and it can feel as though it adds to a load of the human experience. Here, we would like to offer you another perspective. With this card, the circle and intertwined & opposing balance image, we would like you to feel you are connected with it all, with all aspects of the world, time, the days & seasons, and your life. This is not to add pressure to you, not at all. It is actually to take away pressure. In a super simplistic way of looking at things, it could be “I am one with time and the world. I am one with the tree and the wind. I am one with other people. I am one with life. I am one with myself. And everything is going to be alright.” We get it though… this often creates a “Really?!?” or a doubtful laughter response instead of being reassuring.


This is the joy of reflection and perspectives. Sometimes they are super easy to wrap your mind around and at other times they make you stop and stare. Internally, they ask you to wonder and to see if you can shift a bit or a lot. They ask you to see if you heart has another idea that could be useful for you, to guide and support you. But ultimately, you breathe until you don’t breathe. As intensely complex and as completely simple as that. The human stuff are things that can be experienced and can find solutions to as much and as little as humans tend to do. What we are bringing up here, with this beautiful image on this card, is the concept that when you feel connected and in balance, everything else is a little easier to fathom and to live with & through.


Does that make any sense? Does it bring up big reactions? That’s okay too! You are allowed to experience and to react. You are allowed to reflect, to ponder, and to shift. Just remember to breathe as you are doing it so that on some level you feel your connection to yourself and to the world around you.

 

With that deep and big stuff out of the way (ha!), let’s lighten up and look at this from a wonderful action point of view. “Starting Fresh” and “A wonderful new beginning is blossoming in my life.” Last month the guidance card was “Planting Seeds”! Whether you have planted seeds consciously or not, you are here now and the opportunity for starting fresh and having wonderful new beginnings is here for you.


This starting fresh and these new beginnings can be as simple as waking, stretching, and taking a few deep breaths. That is the start of a new day for you! It could be choosing to bring something completely new into your life. It could also be to allow yourself and to bring yourself to practice having a new outlook so that you see the blossoming flower, you see the unique snowflake, you feel in balance, and you feel the connection as it best speaks to you. Do you see how absolutely amazing this is? While the part of your brain that doubts may be saying “Well, nothing can really change” or “This is too big or too deep to change” or “I can’t see how to start anything over” or any other statements like that… there is another part of you that knows and feels that each moment is amazing. Each moment has growth, each moment has experience, each moment has connection, and each moment has breath. The rest is dialogue in the story, it comes and goes, it is light or deep, it is easy or challenging. But the amazing stuff is always there because it is you.


This is a huge time for many in the world. If it feels too big and too much for you, then bring it into a smaller bite and a closer vision. Think of the hummingbird in the picture. It is generally considered a tiny bird! And yet its skill at flying is incredible. The impressiveness most humans will feel at seeing the wonder that is a hummingbird is huge. What does the hummingbird see and feel? Well you may not know for sure, but we bet you could imagine that they do not see the whole world in their view. They see the next flower, the family member, the neighbour, the tree nearby, the water. They notice the sunlight, the clouds, the moon, the rain, and the stars from their perspective. Do they wonder at it all? We believe they do but done in such a way that allows them to keep going with their tasks. They feel the connection in every breath as you do. With every beat of the heart and the wings. With the sweetness of nectar and the breezes they work with. And if anyone has ever come face to face with one, could you not believe they feel joy?


Do you feel joy? What is in your vision as you fly around in your day? What is your vision for your next day? Keep it small as you need to or big as you want to. Starting fresh with each breath and from there with each human experience you wish to notice and to create.


Land yourself on a flower today and just be. Maybe it smells wonderful. Maybe you are hungry and get a snack, enjoying each bite. Maybe you are thirsty and get a drink, cherishing all it brings to you. Maybe you smile as something or someone brings you joy. Maybe that joy comes from within today and maybe, just maybe, that is a new beginning in itself.


Do not get lost in the potential. Be in your now and bring vision from there. And breathe, remember to breathe.


With deep and incredibly flowing love,

Sheila

and divine guiding wisdom with help from the Gateway Oracle Cards by Denise Linn (HayHouse.com published).




Planting Seeds: Learn from the Past, Live in the Present, Look to the Future - September Guidance

Posted on September 3, 2019 at 12:05 AM


Guidance for the month of September 2019


Planting Seeds

“Seeds of grace are being planted in the fertile soil of my soul.”


As we move into this next third of the year, we are being reminded to live in the present, learn from the past, and look to the future.


The past that each person has experienced is a strong thing. It can sit in the ground and weigh you down if you are not aware of it. It can keep your emotions in a holding pattern if you do not see what is then and what is now. It can be an incredible teacher and builder if you allow it to be so or it can be the source of high walls and restrictions if you allow it to be so.


When people forget important lessons from the past, they will often find themselves living it again. This is the same for individuals as it is for nations. What are lessons you have learned in your life that you carry forward in your big book of experience? Are there some that you are repeating because you forgot or to gain more insights and to further expand your knowledge and understanding? Gaining knowledge, insights, and understanding are the most powerful things when you add them to the lessons and experiences you already have. Using all this together is like having your own encyclopedia. The intuitive part leads you to turn to the most helpful page in the moment and the unexpected part is where you are still writing and creating. This latter section might be written already but it will seem like invisible ink until you rediscover it. And then there will be moments of “Oh yes! That makes sense.”


Living only in the past puts blinders and shades on so that the current lessons, experiences, joys, and creations, are so much harder to gain and to be a part of. The fog is thick and the feelings are heavy. For those who feel they have been living in the fog, where life is so heavy you cannot notice the joys in the day to day, allow this moment to show you whether you are living too much in your past and not breathing life into your present. Let the fog clear a little today. Let the feelings bring you joy and wonder too, in the smallest things to start.

 

Planting seeds is where the balance between living in the present and looking to the future meets beautifully. It allows you to notice the incredible tree you are standing under. To enjoy the birdsong and the colours of the feathers of the bird on the fence. To see the variety of flowers and growth in the grass, in the field, and in the forest. It allows you to feel the warmth and light on your face and body. From this living in the present moment, you gain vision for what you are creating and what your story is inspiring you to be. You realize you have the option to plant seeds for that right now and in every moment moving forward. This creative vision does not have to be a big movie scene script of changing the world, but it could be! Perhaps it is the vision of allowing your children to find their paths and passion as they live and learn today. How you bring that about is part of your vision. Perhaps it is writing ideas as they come to you while you walk each day to and from work. They may be the book you feel or the concepts you present to a town council to express and improve.


Are you planting seeds today? Is your soil fertile enough to hear the whispers that become the seeds you envision? Ahhh, some people reading this are in full “YES!” mode… their soil is tended regularly. They have space and nourishment to receive. They are in the moment and creating forward. Enjoy! Have fun! Keep it up! Inspire others!


Now for some others reading this, their soil is more of a “_?_ ”. Yes, it is more of a flat empty question than a garden or field to plant in and tend. There is no judgement here, it is just what it is if this resonates and speaks to you. Remember you are invited to learn through your experience as you live in your now. Take a couple of gentle but full breaths. Really let yourself breathe into this moment... Look around you. Look around you and notice things in your surroundings that you love and appreciate. It could be anything, a favourite mug, a picture of family, a tree, a candle, a blanket… anything. This is to bring you into your here and now. Breathe and just be for a moment.


Next, let your imagination soar, come on, just play, you are safe and supported… imagine you are the botanical gardens in the making! There are already some plants and trees around. They are beautiful and they bring you joy and good energy. You are now in the main garden area. It needs some nourishing and tending to allow the garden to flourish and for whatever will be planted to grow into amazing things. As you stand in this garden area, what are the two most important things you need to do to fertilize your soil today? What do you most need in order to wake up the essence of your garden, to welcome in the seeds, and let your soul feel grace and wonder as it lives each day and plants forward? These are important for you. Nourish yourself and your garden so your day to day feels fuller from a good and cared for perspective. Then the planting seeds will be easier and more satisfying. It won’t feel like running in a circle of walls anymore.


There is no time limit to planting seeds in your life. There is no point where living in the here and now cannot feel joyous as well as living the experiences life has for you, the challenging ones and the wondrous ones. With that, stand in your garden, tend to it, and see the vision when you look forward. The seeds are there, ready to be planted. You are not too late, never too late.



Wishing you a September nourished by your soul and your life.

With love,

Sheila


with assistance of divine infinite wisdom and the Gateway Oracle Cards (by Denise Linn, HayHouse.com).





Your story, creative, and magic - August guidance reading

Posted on August 3, 2019 at 7:00 AM


Oracle Intuitive Guidance for August 2019

 

This month’s guidance card comes from the Native Spirit Oracle Cards by Denise Linn. It felt quite surprising and also quite important that it would come from this deck (of course all the decks are important! This one just has a different power feel for me). It is all interconnected with the big July month that many experienced plus the 8-8 date in August which has some serious magic energy in it!



Storyteller


It feels like this card has card come up a few times over the last few months so very interesting that it comes up again to guide us. It is a beautiful, fascinating, and deep card as many are in this deck. Let’s go into it.


Through the month of July there has been a great opportunity to delve into what is working and what is not working in life. It has been an opportunity to see where you have been a bit stuck in the mud and to see where you were rising up towards the light. The chances for this are of course, never done! You have the chance and the choice to continue that part of your journey always. Each person is unique in how they get to different aspects of life and when. And then certain energies of the planets, the moon, the sun, and what is happening here on Earth also play into it.


What is the story you have been telling yourself about your life that just does not ring true anymore. This could be about life in general or a very specific part of your life. It will come to many of you pretty quickly, not necessarily requiring a lot of deep thought and reflection. That is what it is now time to edit and reframe within your story. Use the flames in the centre of this picture to burn up what is not fitting anymore (burning figuratively, or if you use paper and safely burn it). The flames connect with you on a very deep level. You know, that part of you that whispers and knows stuff about you and your life that other parts of you sometimes (or often) ignore.


You have way more power than you think you do to make changes and improvements in your life. When you sit and zone out, you are just trying to survive, just trying to get by. But when you connect in and notice things, feel things, embrace life, you are working at a level that gives you choice and opportunity. The more people who engage in this, the more there will be options to progress and change as a united whole.


See those wonderful colours in the sky? See those sparkling stars? These are the magical parts of life, the mystical aspects. These are the concepts of manifesting and creating. Do you believe in any of this? If yes, then see where your day to day living is expressing that belief. And see where your day to day living is completely separate from any creative magic. It starts with one decision to notice and to act with some belief.


For those who do not believe, for those who do not see their lives with any kind of magic, manifesting capacity, or creative energy… first, they are probably not reading this  … but if they are, welcome! (or those needing a refresher, welcome!) Good for you! Opening to possibilities is an amazing step! You are engaging with the story of your life, not being run over by it. Now, look at your life. Pick one area you would like to improve in your life, something you would like to be better or to feel better. Got it? Great. As your energy is with that area to improve, let your mind wander… let imagination play… and jot down whatever comes to you around improving that area of your life. Anything and everything, write it down or doodle the image that comes to you, the idea. Maybe it doesn’t make sense, maybe it doesn’t seem possible, that is not what is important right now. What is important is that you are allowing your whole system to communicate with you and to find possibilities. These words, ideas, and symbols should feel good as they come to you. They may scare you in the sense of “What the?” or “How would that work?” but they should not feel judgemental or critical. Those would more be your mind in a usual pattern and not seeing the way forward. Thank your brain for being the ever present protector and let it know you are getting ideas, you are playing in magical avenues and creative veins right now. Do this for any area of life, small or large, simple or challenging, expected or unexpected, that you would like to improve. Creative flow. Just let it flow. This is like the brainstorming that can happen when an author starts to get a story together, the characters, certain scenes, certain themes, location, time, etc. It just all flows out and then structure and design comes later.


And now, breathe… look into the fire… see its flowing colours and shapes, feel its heat. What do you love? What do you really love? This is asking you to really identify in your life, what you love. Maybe it is people or things. Maybe it is a place or an activity. Maybe multiples of all of these. Let yourself realize and know what you love. Let yourself feel it. As if you are sitting in your favourite spot in the world (experienced or imagined), with the type of fire you enjoy, sitting in a way you feel so completely you, feeling the air you long to feel, seeing the view that vibrates into your being, and with the water that best represents your joy (stream, lake, pool, waterfall, iceberg, glass of water…;), and then you feel love. Deep and amazing love.


You are complete in this space and time. You are feeling love and holding it in this moment. You are the teller of your story and you are the one living your story. Make it the one that is your truest You right now. It is not about big and bold, although that is great too, it is about true and You. Light yourself up and let the real magic of your essence be present in your life whenever and wherever you want and you can. Bringing out the garbage can be a magical experience, hearing the birds, being grateful for the care of the town, thankful for the products you used, knowing how you want to improve life as you walk to the bin, smiling as you see the sky and the trees, feeling the joy of the child’s laughter nearby…


You are the highlight of your life, the spotlight and the star. Why not enjoy some of it? Create and be present in your story while you manifest your next chapter. Your footprints in the sand are so incredibly valuable and unique. Only you can create them and they tell your story on this beautiful beach.


with love,

Sheila

 

with creative support and guidance of the Native Spirit Oracle Cards by Denise Linn, published by and available through HayHouse.com.


 

Lotus Flower - Unfolding - Inner Knowing - July Guidance

Posted on July 2, 2019 at 6:40 PM


July Oracle Intuitive Guidance Reading 2019


Lotus Flower – Unfoldment


With the New Moon and a Total Solar Eclipse starting this month (July 2nd) it certainly feels like it is coming in full force. It already had that feeling as of the Solstice which started the change of season to Summer where I am in the North. The shift from June’s Iceberg – Submerged card into this one makes sense that it would feel very different.


Take a moment to look at this card, at this beautiful message bringer. The colours, the images, the flow of it. What first came to you as you saw this card and its words? You have been asking yourself questions and wondering, even worrying about certain things, and when you saw this card, you were instantly filled with a sense of knowing. Perhaps it didn’t solve everything or bring you all the answers but it certainly felt different.


You have this inner knowing that plays with you and in you all the time. Sometimes you are very engaged with it and hear it well. Other times it is a more of a mystery and something you feel you seek. Stop beating yourself up over whether you listen to your intuitive nature and guidance or not. If it is something you love to learn about, explore, and develop, then go for it! If it is a something that you enjoy when it pops in but you are not sure you want to “utilize” it more, then that can be fine for you for now. There may be moments up ahead where you sense and come to understand that it is becoming more important for you to play and learn with your intuition, with your inner knowing. You can choose to engage more at that time.


When you have that inner knowing, that clarity that comes from deep within, give yourself the opportunity to listen and really hear what it is guiding you about. It might be knowledge, it might be direction, it might be joy, it might be love, it might be actions, it might be passion, and it might be to bring your sunhat. Yes it has daily work in your life as well as big life decisions work. Why would it be present for one but not the other? Bring it in for the daily small things, enjoy it, play with it, receive with it, and experience your life with this inner knowing, with your intuitive nature, each day. And then when and where there are what seem like vital decisions to make, you are more equipped with this extra tool at your disposal. Some say it is your first tool, your first sense, something that has always been there. Some say it is your sixth sense, a new-age one. You choose, it is yours after all.


Now we are in the “Unfolding”… this new season phase came in with a lot of talk through me and my readings about your “vision”, setting visions, creating your horizon… With this card for this month, it is a reminder that your vision stems from the unfolding of you. Like a package that has been neatly wrapped and put together like origami, you are such an amazing gift. You have parts that blossom at different moments in your life. Sometimes you do not see how each petal will come together. Sometimes you do not see how the clouds will make way for the light and the nurturing to take hold. Sometimes the mud feels very dense indeed and you cannot see how you will make your way up through it. But you have the petals already in you, you have the capacity to be nurtured, you have the support to make it through the mud.


Your vision comes through with all of these components of your journey. Your vision is a part of you as much as that blossom is already a part of you, whether you believe it or not, whether you can picture it or not. You have the blossom already. You can sit on the pad on the water and feel the sun’s rays while you watch the clouds make magical shapes. You have all this already and more. So create your vision from there. No matter what your vision is about, no matter what is already a part of you and what you would like to experience and create, it is your vision, sparked from deep within and nourished by your life journey.


Hold yourself and treat yourself as you would a rare and precious flower. Its layers so profound and amazing that you could look at it and experience it all day. This is you, profound and amazing. No matter what you do in your day to day, no matter how you act or what you choose, you are an incredible blossoming, unique flower with roots as deep as time itself and magic that flows from the stars and the light. Treat yourself as such. And from you, from this space the desire to treat others the same will spread and manifest and the unfolding will pass on from you to others. This is compassion, this is support, this is understanding, this is community, this is world united, this is your day to day life in all its challenge and glory, unfolding with every breath and every beat of your heart.


What are you unfolding this month? What does your “lotus flower” look like and feel like? What support do you want to bring up to help you? What support are you asking for to help you?


Help others to see the magical forms you see in the clouds. Maybe they won’t play along but maybe, just maybe, for a moment they thought about seeing something other than the clouds. Maybe, just maybe, they felt a little silly and a little crazy, and a little freer in that moment. Maybe, just maybe, you opened a door for them to their vision, as you stepped through your own. Maybe.


Smile. This is magic. This is creating. This is life.

Laugh a little or a lot. Dance a little or a lot. Love a little, no, love a lot! And know that your own blossom is seen and appreciated. Whatever kind of flower you are and wherever you are growing, whatever you are experiencing, you are seen, appreciated, and loved.


Sheila

with connection to divine spirit


and with help from the Earth Magic Oracle Cards, by Steven Farmer, available through EarthMagic.net and HayHouse.com.




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