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:


             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.


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?


Unwavering and Brilliant

             As I continue to swaddle, cocooning myself and staying in a protected mode, I’ve been very aware of what’s coming through.  Not what I’m allowing through, because that’s still incredibly limited.

             What I have been clearly observing all this week is what (and who!) the Universe has been placing in my path.

             Every one, every thing, every sign has been safe, encouraging, and undeniably gentle.  My work schedule has begun to even out, and I’m hoping that the job itself will also begin to ease into a more natural pace.

             Here’s where it’s all taking us, and where it’s all coming from.

Keep The Faith

             But, this one’s definitely not to be interpreted as having any sort of religious slant to it.

             What our message is saying is that we need to continue doing what works for us.  We should keep ourselves safe, as it best suits our individual needs.

             We are being encouraged to use what tools feel the most comfortable in our hands.  And to watch for those signs.  We’re getting them, no doubt.  They are incredibly encouraging.

             Keeping the faith in our Self-Care, our unique journey, and our own empowerment is where our focus has to still be.  We can get past/around/through anything, as long as we remember how extremely important and valuable we are.

             Look at the validation on our card altar right now, she says the same thing: we’re strong, we’re beautiful, and we can do this.

keep the faith

“Goddess Of Beauty

‘You are a wondrous being of light;

there is nothing to change or fix’

You are a wondrously beautiful being of light, yet you cannot see it because you are comparing yourself to others instead of looking honestly and lovingly at yourself.

Meditate upon the image on this card and allow your light and natural beauty to shine through.  You are beautiful just as you are.  There is nothing to change or fix; just love and accept yourself as you are.

As you honour the beautiful person that you are, others will feel the light and warmth radiating from you.  As a result, you will attract wonderful and generous people into your life who will love and appreciate you for all you truly are.

Just be yourself – that is where your beauty lies!”

Today’s Deck:

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

Today’s Sharing:

is to show you the latest from Instagram.


             And to say that we’ve been greatly enjoying THIS series.  I was originally hesitant about doing the Netflix thing, for so very many reasons.  But right now, I’m super glad we have it.


Real, and not.

             By now, you all know my feelings on the word (and belief in) “coincidence.”  It doesn’t exist.  Well, this morning that category doubled.

            We are now being reminded that there is another fictional concept that’s continually foisted upon us all.

There is no such things as perfect.

            Not in Nature, and certainly not in our damaged (and often harmful) culture.  The sooner we step away from this overly-promoted fiction, the healthier we’ll all be.

            It’s just so wrong to keep imagining that this is attainable.  Anywhere!  And with ANYthing.  Let it go, it was made up by folks who suffered from delusions.  We no longer need to follow what they brokenly believed in.

             Every situation is unique, as are we.  Once we’ve recognized the beauty in this fact, we can move forward.  To accept our wonderful quirky individuality is to be grateful for every aspect of our lives.  Not one bit of them perfect or even close to it.

            And on our card altar right now, within the regular rotation, we are being inspired by this delightful validation and uplifting guidance.


“Fluorite  ~

concentration, psychic protection, emotional stability

Fluorite emanates a highly spiritual vibration that can shield you from a negative person that is causing you to be emotionally imbalanced.

Know that you are being surrounded by love and light, and trust in the protection you are now receiving.  Let go of your fears and concerns and allow this wondrous healing to occur.

Start to focus on the things that bring joy to your life.  Focus on all you would love to be doing rather than worrying about what others think.

You are safe and eternally loved.

Nothing can harm you except your own fears.


Today’s Deck:

Crystal Oracle Cards by Toni Carmine Salerno

FLP Report:

begins with the hilarious example of a specialty Washington plate with the word “DUCKS” as its vanity choice (entertaining for those of us here, because in the college sports world, those two simply don’t go together), and one picturesque South Carolina (their palmettos remain my very favorite).  Not much this week, the weather has kept movement to a minimum, or at least in my case, visibility.


             As we spoke of yesterday, our nature is to create.  To continue creating.  And to support others in their creations.

            The Universe would like us to go one step further. Or, more accurately, back to the beginning.

A spark,

a start.

            It all begins with that ah ha! moment.  That lighting-bolt of realization.  And once we’ve corralled the idea, we move on to the action, the doing.  That which we are here to do, the creating.

             Where do they come from though, those light-bulbs?  And how do we reliably collect them?  The answer is simple, if not easy.

             Everywhere.  In all directions, at every corner.  On a walk or bike ride.  As we meditate or pray.  In a parking lot or at a traffic signal while we wait.

             We need only tune in and listen.   Much like watching for Divine signs and messages, our ideas are sent to us when we engage in observing, being aware and yet in an easy and open mind-set.

             Our daily draw talks about this a bit, and about why we may be having difficulty with the process.


“Angel of Expression  ~

‘Speak your truth and express yourself clearly.’

There is something you are not expressing, because you fear hurting someone you love or care for.

The Angel of Expression has shown up in your reading today to encourage you to speak your truth and express yourself clearly.  Know that the truth, when spoken honestly, clearly, and with love, will never truly hurt anyone.

Lack of self-expression is soul-destroying for all concerned and prevents life’s natural flow.  The Angel of Expression understands your fears regarding this issue and is here to help you through this difficult time.

Allow her to help you find the courage to face this issue clearly.  By expressing yourself honestly and clearly, this situation will heal in accordance with the highest good of all concerned.  Yet do not try to predetermine or control the outcome.

Trust – for the power that made you both, will heal you both.”

Today’s Deck:

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

Today’s Sharing:

is THIS piece, by my Seattle girl.  Fascinating.   And informative.  Plus, how tremendously timely!




Actively Appreciating

             As we learn about our Acceptance by acknowledging our blessings (and even, our mere existence), it’s being suggested right now that we also add in some gratitude.

            The process of being thankful, participating in our lives with a conscious effort, is what I heard about this morning.  (With accompanying views which were both precise and yet symbolic.)

Take nothing for granted.

             Some people aren’t completely clear on driving “privileges” in this country.  It’s a similar situation in how we live our life.

             To get a driver’s license, we must pass tests and agree to participate within the rules.  Being a safe and legal driver is the end result.

             Or, we can operate a motor vehicle without the required regulations and be subject to fines or incarceration.

             In this adventure we call Life, we can participate lovingly, with care and concern, being responsible for our actions (and our re-actions), within certain perimeters of goodness and on-going study.

             Or, we can be a selfish dick-head.  In which case, we then must face the repercussions that will (absolutely will) come around to set us straight when we leave this place and move on.

            It’s all about our current state.  Are we being mindful and grateful?  Or are we driving along, “unlicensed,” complain-y, and disconnected?  We have that choice, we are allowed that privilege.

             Standing at our card altar earlier, I was directed to flip this particular selection.  Because it seems as though, we need an inner kindness reminder, as well.


“Goddess of Compassion  ~

‘Self-criticism is diminishing your sense of self-worth.’

The Goddess of Compassion has shown up in your reading today to ask you to be more compassionate towards yourself.

At the core of every living thing only love exists.  Your personality and the role you play in this life is only transitory and ultimately, an illusion.

All that you perceive to be good or bad are necessary aspects of who you are; positive and negative qualities exist in everyone and in everything.  A more accurate description of positive and negative is Yin and Yang, for in reality there is neither positive nor negative, only opposite qualities which together make us whole.

Self-criticism is diminishing your sense of self-worth and keeping you in the illusion that you need to improve in order to be worthy of success, happiness, and fulfillment.  Have compassion; love and accept all of who you are, as you are, and stop striving for something that is impossible to attain.

Through love your life magically transforms.”

             Let’s repeat one small part of that definition one more time, consciously, and with gratitude:

At the core of every living thing only love exists.

Today’s Deck:

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

Today’s Philosophical Thought:

Whether life is seen as an opportunity or a burden

depends on one’s point of view,

not on one’s circumstances.