Merci, Gracias

             This afternoon went delightfully well, what with grandbaby holding, a nice meal out, and some sewing room projects.  The entirety of which brought our message through, loud and clear.

             Because, as beautiful as those hours where, they were brief.  My time with loved ones, crafts I enjoy, self-care moments, they all fly by due to an unbalanced amount of on-the-clock time (and overtime).  There is an uncomfortably rushed undertone to all that I’ve been doing lately.

             The Universe would like us to address this, and look at

Appreciation.

             We are being asked to take a sec, just that quick few minutes, and really wrap our gratitude around us like a cozy old quilt.  FEEL how warm and comforting it is.  Hold on to it, enjoy it, be there with it.  Be in those precious experiences while they’re happening.  Fully.

             Additionally, if there’s anything in our lives right now, anything we can acknowledge and appreciate involving others . . . tell them!  We must honestly reach out and say Thank You.

             Whatever it is we are grateful for, we absolutely HAVE to tell/show/offer our appreciation.  Say it outloud, say in a text, say it in card we mail with a damn stamp.  Just so long as we say it.  Just so long as we appreciate these gifts.

            As the perfect validating reminder, here’s what appeared on our card altar.

life

“Life  ~

Since we all have chosen our charts, life is an individual learning experience, like classes we take in school.”

Affirmation:

I do my best to pass my charted courses so that my soul may reflect Divine magnificence, as I live my life in Joy and with Love.

Today’s Deck:

Heart and Soul Guidance Cards by (the late) Sylvia Browne

Today’s Sharing:

is to say that, true, I do not believe in the commercialized version of Valentine’s Day.  I do, however, believe wholeheartedly in the value of letting our loved ones know how we feel.

             Sending love, far and wide, from me to you.  I appreciate each and every one of you, any and all who may be reading this post.

             Thank you, for being here, and for being you.

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Acceptance Lessons, with Action

             As previously discussed (repeatedly), we all know that I don’t have an excellent relationship with Time.  We have different ideas of success, Time and I.

           We have different goals.  I’ve come to accept this.  Me and Time, not always on the same page.

             What I’m learning, too (because EVERYTHING is a fucking lesson!), is that this challenge, this agree-to-disagree situation with Time, it’s fine.  For right now, we, Time and I, we can continue to not necessarily see eye-to-eye.  Nothing tragic will happen.

             And this is where our message is taking us, through time, and in to:

Patience.

             Because truthfully?  Shit just takes as long as it takes.  If we miss one chance?  Another will roll around.

             It’s never “too late” – nothing is a mistake.  Every experience and situation can teach us something.  Every relationship and interaction is beneficial.

             In the end (spoiler alert, Universal Truth: there is no end), Time moves forward, as do we.

             So, if it feels like we need to go faster/slower, do something sooner/something is taking too damn long, or however our humanity is manifesting timely dissatisfaction, all we have to remember is that, Time has a clock.  But we, we have a soul.

             Once we accept (with patience and tolerance and a wee bit of grace) that timing is NOT everything, our own inner ticking will become quieter and the true songs of lovingkindness and joy will become easier to hear.

             At first glance, this draw I was directed to, might not seem like the most perfect validation.  The opposite perhaps.  But as we read closely, it will become obvious that it certainly is ideal.  Even timely!

taking-action

“Taking Action  ~

‘I enthusiastically embrace life’s boundless possibilities.’

Card meaning:

Don’t hesitate!  Whatever you’ve been putting off, now is the time to act.

Stand tall, raise your fists to the sky, and leap into action.  Break out the champagne, for victory is in reach.

The Universe wants you to know:

Action creates momentum.  Whatever you have been wishing and waiting for, this is the right time to move forward without looking back.

Quicken your spirit by taking action now.  Even if you have to face your fears in order to do so, look them in the eye with a calm and clear gaze and forge ahead.

The action you take now will reap immense rewards in the future.

Questions to ask yourself:

In what area of my life should I take action now?  What blocks me from action, and how can I overcome this?  What is the most direct action that will yield the greatest result?

Affirmation:

I enthusiastically embrace life’s boundless possibilities.”

Today’s Deck:

Gateway Oracle Cards by Denise Linn

Today’s Sharing:

 is this view from the February page of my OutHouses.

out-houses

So simple, and so classic.

             Every one of these is better than the last!  This calendar, it definitely makes me happy.  And that really needs to be a priority, for all of us.

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Of Great Value

             We all know about receiving messages.  In our daily lives, as we move about our jobs, chores, errands, and mundane concerns.  They pop up.

             When we notice them, they can be so comforting.  But if we ignore them, the messengers will keep trying.

             One of the most wonderful parts of living a spiritual life is the realization that we aren’t going through any of this alone.  And those signs, those subtle symbols, they remind us.  They reach us.

             Here’s what I heard today, amongst chaos and heartache and pain, this came through:

focus and forgive.

             Maybe who needs forgiving right now is ourselves.  Maybe what we need to focus on is SelfCare.  Maybe, just maybe, this is a time to take a step back, and simply go within.

             Even if it’s just our quick fix, the fast few moments we can grab between every other needy and distasteful demand on our time and our energy.  Probably, this message will keep coming up, until we listen.

             As a form of validation, look at who (and what) has appeared on our card altar.

archangel metatron

“Prioritize  ~

Archangel Metatron:

‘Focus on your highest priorities.  I will help you get organized and motivated.’

Additional Message:

‘What’s your calling?  What makes your heart sing?  When you focus on these areas, your joyful energy increases, which benefits everyone.

Take charge of your schedule, and spend more time on priorities and activities close to your heart.  Make choices which honor your priorities and support your life’s mission.’

Working with Archangel Metatron:

Metatron… helps people develop organizational and record-keeping skills.

When you call upon Metatron, he motivates you to organize and prioritize.”

Today’s Deck:

Archangel Oracle Cards by Doreen Virtue

Today’s Sharing:

is to say that I’d like to follow this suggestion.  I’m going to ask for that help, and have faith about my success.

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Appearance, and Presentation

             There’s world news, as always.  But, there’s also family news.  Our message today has to do with both.  I heard it, was guided to discuss it, and was shown some features about it.

             In all things, there’s two (or more!) sides to every story.  But this, this has no variants.  It either is, or it isn’t.  No gray areas.

             Here’s what the world is talking about, and here’s what the Universe wants us to talk about.

Truth

             To see and feel and know the truth seems like it should be easy.  And in many ways it is.  We understand, on a soul level what resonates with us, and what absolutely does NOT.

             What we need to remember is that emotion, that feeling, that inner knowing.  Go with it by listening to our higher selves, and we’ll be forever on our true path.

            Here is where I was directed, for today’s card altar validation.  It couldn’t be more perfect and appropriate.

higher self

“Judgement/Higher Self  ~  46

Precision, Rationality, Analysis, Discernment

This isn’t the time to act under an imagined sense of urgency.  Keep your emotions from running away with you.  Turn to your Higher Self, engage your power of reason, and trust your inclination to step away from the drama and intensity of the moment.

Study and analyze all the factors of the situation, and allow your Higher Self to guide you to the right end.  Sleep on it tonight.  

Better yet, sleep on it three nights, then heed the message of your Higher Self:

Leave it to me for me.”

Today’s Deck:

Ask Your Guides Oracle Cards by Sonia Choquette

Today’s Sharing:

is to say that our Empress, after over 48 hours of labor, gave birth to a most perfect and beautiful baby girl early this morning.  Her truth comes from her compassion and her power.  That is her strength.

             We are beyond proud of her.  She is an amazing human.  And her daughter’s pretty cool, too.

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In Allowance

             There’s a lot (a lot!) going on this week, globally/politically.  None of which I am currently capable of commenting on, nor addressing.

             Where I am putting my focus is towards spiritual stuff, emotional stuff, small stuff.

       Little gestures can mean so VERY much.  We truly do not realize how far a smile, a hug, a caring touch, or even a tiny gift can mean in someone else’s life.

             Here’s the word I keep hearing:

Contributing

             Maybe we’re the one to brighten a day?  Maybe we’re the one to change a path leading in a less-than positive direction?  Maybe, all we need to do right now is love our neighbors, be present, and help where we are able.

             The big shit?  We change it by starting small.  We change it by never giving up Hope.

             And on our card altar, the most recognized sign of inspiration has appeared.  The rainbow in this image was the first place my eyes landed when I flipped it over.  I said: thank you! to the entire world.

             In addition to complimenting our message beautifully, this is a tremendous validation.  It also comes with a very nice Affirmation we can carry with us in to the coming days.

  crystal messages

“Labradorite  ~

telepathic communication, prophecy, auras, energy

You will soon see that a particular situation, that is causing concern and preventing you from moving forward, is due to fear.

This realisation is, in itself, a breakthrough; by acknowledging your fear you transcend it and a whole new vista becomes visible.  Soon fear will no longer obstruct you and you will move forward in leaps and bounds.

As you begin to achieve your goals you will realise that you can communicate with others telepathically and that this form of communication can influence events in a positive way.

By bringing your focus within, it is possible to energetically connect, and communicate to everyone and everything upon this planet.  You will gain invaluable insights which will help you focus your attention on that which will be of greater good for all concerned, including yourself.

This is an exciting and wondrous time for you, however you are being cautioned not to abuse this new found gift and to remember to always act through love and for the highest and best good of all.

Affirmation:

At the heart of all creation only love exists.

It stirs within my heart as it moves the earth and stars through endless cycles.

All is interwoven with light.

All is interconnected through love.”

Today’s Deck:

Crystal Oracle Cards by Toni Carmine Salerno

Today’s Sharing: 

is this calendar page view.  Most of our snow locally has melted, but I’m still dreaming of a winter wonderland.

winter wonderland

One can only ASSUME that “women” is on the other side?

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