Loads of signs and symbols lately about Moving Forward.  And while I’m not a fan of looking backwards (Release lessons, much?), I do understand the necessity for setting up a way to gauge, a method to measure with, an examination of sorts.

             Since I let go of all numbers, and no longer count calories, hours, steps, miles, nor any false form of calculating my body through artificial ciphers, seeing how we’ve improved on a non-physical plane seems like a positive way to proclaim our


             To be in the moment is our ideal, appreciating all that we have, all that we are surrounded by.  At the same time, it feels like we’d benefit from experiencing and acknowledging how far we’ve truly come, how far this journey has already taken us.

             We can briefly glance back over our shoulders, honouring the task, the trials, the challenges, while genuinely being Here Now.   We can appreciate the advancements and education, continuing to recognize and respect our tremendous achievements while taking the time to breathe, to Be, and to be Still.

             It’s a difficult balance, yes, but  it’s also a Self-Care gift.  We are allowing ourselves to take credit for how far we’ve come and how much we’ve learned.  We are accepting gratitude for making it all this way, and for not only surviving, but for thriving and flourishing so beautifully.

             Progress is not only our advancing, but it’s the recognizing that we did this, we made it, we traveled, we have become aware.  We are the success.  We are the strength.

             Additionally, we are part of the bigger picture.  We are connected.


“Devotion ~ Nature Spirits


inspiration ~ contemplation ~ nature ~ faith

The presence of the Universe is everywhere, so if you feel disconnected from the Divine, you are the one who left.  Your Nature Spirits are beckoning you back to a place of awareness which reconnects you to your source.

Do not allow your mind to isolate you in fear or get stuck in dwelling on misery.  Instead, go outside and take in the natural world – which is a beautiful gift for you to enjoy.

Focus on the beauty, power, and holiness that nature affirms.  Humbly surrender to this greatest force present in all things, including you.

Your Nature Spirits message is this:

Breathe in the Divine.

You are one with All.”

Today’s Deck:

Ask Your Guides Oracle Cards by Sonia Choquette


Today’s Personal Note:

is to say that I’m about ready to give this site a different, look.  If there’s anything here you might want to save, I’d advise printing those pages, because most of them will be going away.

             I know I said this months ago, but now it’s really going to happen.  All I’m waiting for is another perfect header photo, and the time to archive what I won’t be bringing with.

             It is safe to be happy, it is safe to change, it is safe to make progress.





Properly Executed

             We’ve spoken here before about the interconnectedness of the Universe.  And how we all rely, one upon the other.  Today’s message is along that similar theme.  But from a different angle.

             All of our actions have consequences.  All the steps we take (or the steps we don’t) have meaning and repercussions.  All of us touch another, we reach out and connect.  Our experiences overlapping.

             Here’s where we are being asked to focus, where we are being asked to aim our intentions right now.

Commit To It

              We all constitute a portion of the whole; we are all part of this world (whether we enjoy every second or not).  The key is to hold on to our individuality while still being involved.

             When we state with full and hearty confidence that YES, we’d like this or that, then we’ve committed to something/someone.  When we do the same with our journey, we are telling Life that, hey, I’m on board here!

             Even when we don’t make a choice, that’s also a type of commitment.  We’ve stuck with the indecisiveness of doing nothing.

             For this moment, we are being directed to follow through.  To stand strong, and be honest.  Commit.  Grab a basket, and put all of our eggs in to it.

             Because when we turn energy towards a clear and conscious selection, we spread that feeling outward, in ever-increasing ripples.  Those waves of passion move beyond us, to our loved ones and the people who cross their paths, and then it spirals even farther beyond.

             To be  part of the whole, to opt for the strong choices, that’s what will help us all the most.  And that, then, helps everyone.

             Even our card altar draw speaks of allowing what no longer serves to drop off, so that we may be fulfilled with what suits us better, now, at this time.

letting go

Time to Move On  ~

‘It’s time to let go of the old and worn our so that the new can come in.’

By drawing this card, you are alerted to the fact that you need to make room for the new by letting go of the old.  First, let go emotionally and intellectually.  In other words, ‘quit’ or ‘say good-bye’ in your mind and heart.

Once you do this, the physical letting-go will happen naturally, in a peaceful and harmonious way.

Ask Heaven to help you make the transition, and don’t plan, scheme, or worry about how your letting-go (or replacement) will occur.  Put all of your energy into prayer and faith, and leave the rest up to Infinite Spirit.

You will get definite guidance whenever it is the right moment to take action.  Until then, stay lovingly detached from your old situation.

Today’s Deck:

Magical Mermaids and Dolphins Oracle Cards by Doreen Virtue

Today’s Sharing:

is this cut from a new album I’ve been enjoying.

             I thought you’d like it, too.




The Art of Interaction

             There is an idea, an image of “the tapestry of life” and how we are all within the web of this adventure.  A consciousness of interconnectedness for one and all, one to another to another, that’s the idea, and that’s the Universal Truth.

             Those are the views that were shown to me this morning.  Also, the fact that with the limiting physical brains we’re using right now, there’s not once single chance we can truly comprehend the immense complexity of it.

             What we can grasp, is how I am here . . . . .

because of you.

             And you are here, because of me.  We absolutely are linked, with each other and with ALL others.  It’s how we survive and how we learn and how we heal.  It’s the way this journey was designed.  We can’t do it without everyone else doing it, too.

             This connection we all have, is also the connection we have to the entire planet.  The trees and animals, the plants and weather, we’re all balanced together.  Which means, it’s up each individual to stay well.   The health of us all depends on it.

             I was directed to return to our regular rotation around the card altar this morning, so let’s get on with that part of our message.  As you’ll see, everything is connected.


“Raven  ~  16  ~  Magic

Throughout time, Raven has carried the medicine of magic.  This has been true in many cultures across the planet.  It is sacred in the medicine ways, to honor Raven as the bringer of magic…..

Raven magic is a powerful medicine that can give you the courage to enter the darkness of the void, which is the home of all that is not yet in form.  The void is called the Great Mystery.  Great Mystery existed before all other things came into being . . . Raven is the messenger of the void.

 If Raven has appeared in your spread, you are about to experience a change of consciousness. . . . magic is in the air, do not try to figure it out, you cannot.  It is the power of the unknown at work, and something special is about to happen.”

Today’s Deck:

Medicine Cards – The Discovery Of Power Through The Ways Of Animals by Jamie Sams and David Carson, illustrated by Angela C. Werneke

Today’s Sharing:

was going to be a phone photo.  But I couldn’t get one to work out well enough to see all that you needed to, without it being a wee bit scary.  Instead, please imagine that you see me, with a mouth full of braces.  Because now, and for the next 2 years, that’ll be my reality.  (I promise to try again soon for a picture.  They are mighty impressive!)