Ample (-ish).

             Did everyone get to see the glorious Full Moon* this week?  My dad called yesterday, telling me how the sports announcers (in Baltimore) were remarking on it.  Some people even tweeted phone photos.  No matter how fancy-pants and technological we all become,  there is still that basic and ancient delight when we look up in the sky.

* Referred to as the Storm Moon, or Seed Moon, Lenten Moon, Crow Moon.

             In a recent e-mail update (from Awakenings) I received the complete report, here’s a sample section:

“This week we all have the opportunity to question our needs and desires a bit more deeply. To ask ourselves why we want what we want, and how that desire really took root within us in the first place. And in contemplating these questions we can begin to encounter the deeper and more enduring comfort that arises out of knowing we can pull together to meet our basic needs, to create workable communities that protect and support all their members, regardless of material status. Because there’s quite enough of everything to go around, if we all receive only what we need and pass on the excess to others.”

             If you want to see the entire post, go HERE, in fact, I encourage everyone to do just that.  Super informative and worthwhile (as Sarah’s work always is).

             I’ve been trying lately (and for-fucking-ever) to move my focus away from the physical and (back?) on to the mental/spiritual, so this moon message came at me “full” force.  It has to be noted, my acknowledgments, outloud appreciations, and gratitude are simply not as prominent in my day as I think they need to be.  It’s all a process, I know.  So I’ll take this lesson for what it was meant to be, an encouraging nudge, not a scolding reprimand.

             I don’t have much other news to report, it’s been busy here (the beginning of our birthday season is like that).  The pool schedule changes* next week, fingers crossed that the lap-laners will be better behaved than the last group we were forced to share water with.  The sad fact of the matter is, I’m in a non-profit therapeutic facility, so we have to make the most of all hours and sessions.  Economics take priority.

*My class never moves or changes, for which I am sincerely thankful.

             On our card altar this afternoon I kept the illustration viewable, even though it wasn’t terrific.  It wasn’t terrible, either.

oracle and goddess cards

“Goddess Of Justice  ~

What seems an injustice is actually a blessing.

You feel that a certain situation in your life is in some way unfair.  Yet be assured that justice, which is the natural state of balance inherent in the universe, does exist.  Justice is actually the universal law of cause and effect through which all in life is kept in balance.

The recent event which you perceive to be unfair is actually a blessing in disguise, here to guide you towards your highest purpose.  It is understandable that you cannot see the blessing at this time, however the Goddess of Justice is asking  you to surrender the strong emotions and resentments you’ve attached to this situation.  


By letting go of this issue she will help clear your path and create the space for something wondrous to occur.”

             That “letting go” part, yeah.  Gotcha.  Loud.  And Clear.  Workin’ on it!

Today’ Deck:

Angels, Gods, and Goddesses Oracle Cards by Toni Carmine Salerno

Recent FLP Sightings:

are backing up.  We have seen at least two (possibly three) Wyomings, in the past few days, plus a Tennessee (that Dan spotted, but I missed), New York, some sort of a government Idaho, and Nebraska (on which he remarked, “examples from the Heartland are so rare“).

Another Festive Wave:

to brother-in-law Mike, Happy Happy Birthday!

5 thoughts on “Ample (-ish).

  1. I was very surprised that I did get to see the Full Moon… it’s been mostly cloudy, with intermittent showers for the past few days, and I thought I wouldn’t get to see it, but the clouds had cleared for a little while when I got out of the Hardanger class, and there she was! Gorgeous!

    Perfect timing for the Goddess of Justice, as the DOMA and Prop 8 arguments have been heard by the Supreme Court ( ). Now comes the wait for the decisions, which may take until June. Praying that the Justices rule for equality and justice!!!

    I made that SAME connection when I flipped it over!
    Fingers crossed……

    11:06 p.m.

  2. I got a brief glimpse of her in the morning sneaking off to work. Based on what we saw on our walk, I am going with “Crow Moon” for this one…

    The four of us need to meet up for another meal and walk.
    (After You-Know-Who gets back.)

    11:07 p.m.

  3. A friend came over in the evening to ask me to look at her hubbie’s first ever publishing contract. Walked out to her car and stood mesmerized, gazing at the moon, so huge and golden it looked like a harvest moon.
    Love the card.

    Yipee for Moon Gazing with friends, and wow, congratulations to the Mr!

    11:09 p.m.

  4. I did see the moon. I also experienced it in my phone conversations with clients at work who were having a great deal of trouble expressing their problems.
    Definitely re-examining things. Why did I want to be a writer again? Why can’t I just be a reader?

    All part of the journey. 😀

    11:10 p.m.

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