Look for the rainbows – Happy Summer Soltice

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The most important thing is to find some quiet time to just stop and be with ourself. It is very difficult to get clear when there is external stuff going on and we are being bombarded by other people and their needs. We are important too, so make the time – we’re worth it.  It gives us the time to get clear on what we want to achieve and to re-establish our intention and goals.  Once we get clear on our bigger viewpoint we can work backwards to enable us to see the practical next step.  In that way we don’t get overwhelmed as we cut the workload down into bite size pieces.  We can write down what we need to do, then prioritise them.   We can ask for help if we need it, it is important to acknowledge our vulnerability when required.
When we find ourselves faced with two directions, go with your gut feeling even when it seems irrational, trust the intuition and the gut feeling.  A teacher of mine said if in doubt go with the harder path. In June observe changes in our third eye, throat and heart energy flow. We are amplifying our Love so we can handle its higher aspect although fear and ego will cause us to resist. However impossible a situation may appear to be faith will escort us through.  Keep on keeping on!  Be true to who you are, despite resistance just ‘do’ the day, and don’t take things too seriously, then we make the right decisions for us and so enjoy life more.  When you are ready share your decisions and ideas with those whose feedback you honour and respect. They may say something that brings clarity to our situation.
Maybe we may feel there is a sting in the tail, that is usually due to judgement (which just maybe wrong or incomplete) and or not releasing the blame game.  It is the residual of the past and we need to completely forgive and find compassion for all (self included). Change is a scary thing and most of us are holding on to what we know rather than dive into the unknown for something better.  Choose not to be a victim to past circumstances, focus on what you have learned rather than what you feel you have lost.
Look beyond old horizons it will help to inspire It helps us to let go of expectations and attachments to specific outcomes so that we can take the risks. If there are moments of fear and uncertainty the best way of dealing with them is to be in the moment, as much as possible, and trust your gut feeling. When we decide to see life as an adventure, rather than a nightmare, we see all the magic and blessings that are happening right in front of our eyes.  And synchronicity starts to be noticed as it occurs.
Make the most of this time of growth and regeneration. Everything is lush and green and full of fertility. Nature is our reflection so find hope and inspiration in the nature that is around us, even when things are looking turbulent. Be willing to see the rainbows in life, because somewhere in the sky the sun is always shining, even when there is rain.
Express willingness to become pro-active, and rise above the sometimes suffocating feelings of helplessness and desperation with renewed faith. When we do so it releases passion and inspiration to do something positive for the world and make it a better place. It doesn’t have to be earth shattering, a smile and a kind word starts to new.  We have spent the last few months releasing mental and emotional blockages. Now is the time to move into the flow of action and change the things that no longer serve us.
Suggested self check:
1. As yourself if you have you found your feet and recreated an inner safe space?
2.  What are you committed to?  Is it a new project, relationship or both?  How do you intend to focus and commit?
3.  Are you ready to trust that inner flow and to let life’s tides take you need to go without resistance?
4.  What is your gut instinct telling you?
5.  Have you had a sense of humour failure?  Look for laughs whether it is ‘having the crack’ with friends or watching a funny movie.
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The wobbly bridge from past to future

 

Life has been wobbly over the past few weeks, and some people have been feeling depressed and a bit lost.  Time to find our feet once more, and re-focus our attention. We can step into our power, as the individuals we are now, as we find the forgiveness and compassion towards those that have hurt us, or caused us pain in the past. As we take personal responsibility for the choices we have made we release any negativity that no longer serves us. The new cycle has begun, and with it comes a clean slate,  We are entwined with the collective experience of life.  To empower ourself, we interact with life and change the world bit by bit, merely by living our life. It is our birthright as a human being. Life wants our empowerment, because it expands through our efforts.

Life is always “speaking” to us, as is our Higher Self.  We don’t need to become frustrated because we think we can’t hear our Higher Self. Since it is an integral part of us, the communication is so natural and continual that many miss it.  Depending on our dominant intuitive senses, our communication will vary. But the Higher Self is rarely a booming voice in our head telling us what to do and when to do it. It speaks to us through emotional and thought impulses, as well as our psychic senses like body clues for example goosebumps, throat clearing, feeling hot or cold without reason.  The still small voice speaks to us through our desires, and through our interactions. It will enable us to come across a certain website; have us over-hear someone’s conversation or a song on the radio…it is communicating with us endlessly.  The skill is to take notice and to follow the clues until we solve the mystery.   When we learn to read the clues, we are opening to an enhanced communication and connection that helps guide and indicate our path.  Quiet gentle and kind never forceful or coercive.

Sometimes we feel a little marginalised and isolated.  Often this is because our attention is being drawn towards the ‘new’.  Sometimes we are disappointed because we’ve been unexpectedly approached to do a task, we put ourselves out and work out how it might be possible to administer, only to find others have made different arrangements without informing us.  Rude  not to inform us- yes, inconvenient- yes!  We need to remind ourselves that we would not want to work with people like that anyway and in fact we have been granted a happy miss.  Something more appropriate will occur if we are patient.  It is all a part of the mechanics of letting go of the old and connecting to the new.  Connect to the emotions then let go and trust and accept that all is as it should be and is well, even when we don’t fully understand as yet.

There are two main types of clues; internal clues and external clues.

First, our internal clues speak to us of our intent, our current vibration and belief structures. As we identify and update them, we align our communication with that of our Higher Self.  Secondly, there are the synchronistic clues of life from the outer world—the external clues. These will speak to us of impending manifestations, available choices and how balanced we are with our intent.  As we meld and weave together what we now know and understand it all begins to make sense.

We begin with the inner world. Since your Higher Self easily speaks to you through emotions and thoughts which are our intuitive senses, we can use these to help us to understand the language of the Management Upstairs. Honouring our authentic feelings helps let what is the current requirement surface into awareness. Emotions are merely a library of information packed into a feeling. Reading the internal clues is the observance of our emotions and our thoughts. Authenticity is important for our movement, otherwise we just avoid our own alignment.   When we are empowered within, the outer circumstances don’t control our inner world.   Here the external and internal clues meet in the realm of choice and we update our current within our communication with life.

The external clues present via the circumstances that surround us.  We observe things that we have a strong emotional reaction to and maybe wonder why.  Something may stand out in an unexpected way, for example we look out of the window and colour appears brighter than usual, or someone we are talking to has unfamiliar expressions on their face or in their voice.  Someone at work inspires or annoys you whereas we’ve not been bothered before.  Take notice of the clues of life that are being pointed out.  Some make us feel empowered even if it stirs a little doubt or trepidation, in which case carry on!  If on the other hand if we feel it is dragging us back into places we don’t want to go, then heal it within and walk away.

We need to take actions that move us toward greater empowerment.  We are evolving into greater boldness, love and balance. We are constantly discerning and choosing, directing and allowing. Balance is the active endowment of our natural Divine Masculine and Divine Feminine energy in equality. We direct  active masculine energy and allow  and respond to feminine energy. We choose masculine energy and we observe feminine energy. This external and internal reflection is a part of us, and it is a part of life.It is the independent and interdependent in balance, living through us.  We are entwined with the collective experience of life. Empower and interact with life and we all change the world bit by bit, merely by living our life. It is our birthright as a human being. Life wants our empowerment, because life expands through us.

Suggested self check:

1.  New energies have been introduced.  Are you ready to meet them as  an inquisitive, innocent child, with no awareness of failure, pain, disappointment, and broken dreams. Or, will old memories and experiences get in your way?

2.  Can you take a genuine, honest, mature look at what is happening in all areas of our life to see what is desirable and possible as a next step?

3.  Be aware that dreaming big can spark conflict so talk and discuss possible plans with those who have a proven track record only until plans begin to concretise. Who are those people for you in current time?

4.  Are you clinging to the river bank or letting go and going with the flow?  When we let go synchronicities start to happen.  What are those for you?

5.  Focus and trust your inner voice.  Then you ‘know’ what the right risks are, it may not seem rational.  So what is the right thing for you at this time?

 
 
 
 
 

Surfing the waves of life!

 

We have no choice but to go with the flow, ride the waves and manage the ebbs and the flows, the highs and the lows, the currents and the waves.  It becomes much easier when we stop fighting with life.  Then we start to see the magic within nature, the synchronicities and how life is working with us.  Time to set our intention and go with the flow. we’ve had a time where we have had the possibility of connecting more fully to our intuition and feel connected to both the spiritual worlds and the earth and nature that surrounds us.  Less ego and more heart is the stimulus that will drive us on. As we’ve spoken about in past months, first comes confusion even conflict as we move between the pressures of society and wondering what our true desires are and if we’re coming to the right conclusions.
If we live simply and quietly we find our personal rhythm and flow, then we begin to understand and even honour our deepest needs as they are now without the fear or/and recrimination.  Any frustration and anger disappears as we bring the current issues to the surface.  We are all special and have something to give yet we have to update what it is!  Where to give and when, and what we need to receive.  It doesn’t matter who we are, or what our life is like, whether our beauty is internal external or both.  Or, where we come from or how much money we have made.  We have unique gifts, skills and talents.  These are pulled apart and then put together in a new way as we change our perspective and attitude to manifest our passions into reality.
We often feel under pressure to look after our material needs and wants, while we become more aware of how our actions impact the rest of humanity, and the planet.  We remember that we are all connected to a greater whole, and hopefully it helps us to be more inclusive, loving, and compassionate.  As the old chapter gives way to the new we sometimes feel a sense of doom which is this conflict between knowing everything is possible, and the clouds created by the harsh reality of our everyday lives, and the fear of change.  This is happening to everyone.  Our job is to be compassionate to ourselves as well as to others.  If we feel  we are being pushed beyond old boundaries then we are!  Take time to be alone but not to indulge in victim mentality.  Being in nature stabilises us rather better than trying to escape into addictive behaviours.
Yes we may want to keep up with world headlines but we need to be careful not to immerse ourselves in horror.  As we learn the merits of rest, quietness, calmness and allowing things to unfold.  We don’t have to have an opinion of everything.  Why people would think we should put our oar in is beyond my comprehension.  Some people just want to be the centre of attention all of the time, the sooner we learn this is not possible the better for everyone.  We are reminded to find our current point of equilibrium, where we are able to remain in our power, without upsetting the harmony and balance of our relationships. This adjustment may feel a little harsh as we may feel a little marginalised until we are motivated to find our new placement.  This will involve freeing others to do the same.
It is a time for co-operation and compromise, rather than conflict and confrontation.  Take a ‘chill pill’ this enables awakening and awareness.  We do our best to let go of anything that we are not in control of. When we can surrender, trust, allow, and receive, life seems to work out more smoothly. Everyone needs to be heard and listened to, so we need to be honest with our feelings and not be afraid to ask for what we want. The more honest and open we are the easier and more emotionally stable we become. Firstly we need to break old dependency cycles and find harmony and peace within relationships that were once challenging.  Ride those waves and enjoy the ride!  A friend of mine said the qualities needed are patience, persistence and perseverance, how true!

 

Suggested self check:
  1. Are you able to let go of the past or do you cling on afraid nothing as good or even better will come your way?
  2. Are you able to research what may come your way next in a detached manner?
  3. When you ‘know’ how you feel can you express yourself to others in a definitive manner? 
  4. When others give you advice as to how they think you ‘should’ proceed are you able to hold your own space or do you find yourself slipping into their reality?
  5. Do you find yourself consumed by negative thoughts, people or news?  Do you seek out the positive more cheering situations, people and activities?
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Adaptability

 

Transition involves ending the old chapter graciously even if we feel there is more that could have been done, it is the time to let go.  There follows a gap when not much seems to be happening, it is important that we live simply and are practical rather than projecting our opinions onto others, who have their own agendas and who do not deserve to be loads with that of other peoples as well.  A time when we need to be open to doing things a different way under different circumstances.  Not that we have much choice!  More pleasant for all if we don’t give way to major tantrums.    As we come towards the Spring equinox we balance the books and use what has been learned as the foundation from which to move onwards once more.  We have already had the first day of Spring here in the UK although it seems more like the depths of winter still!
 
Within the murk we start to create our new world, that in turn is mirrored by communities even countries.  If we are bold we love as best we are able, and in holding this vibration we heal the disdain we may have experienced as we observed others who desired change but did not appear to be working on themselves that hard!  We begin to journey  into our next phase like it or not.  We are observing governments and businesses and amplifying the direction of Love’s flow into future form. If we don’t fall into the trap of judgement we can ride the wave from past to future.  We are contribute and take the reins of the course of humanity, for we are contributing to being a cooperative and positive trigger, as we empower change in the direction of love and care. We are looking deep within at residual resentment, fear, anger or pain.   As we let it go and nurture transformation wisdom we’ve gained as have others as we cultivate and feed the future.  
 
Love is always a choice.  It is the catalyst that determines the next creation’s forming.  It can never force anyone,  for love is a vehicle of empowerment  that we must choose freely and unselfishly.  If we pick love we will find we are embraced even when experiencing a moment of anger or sorrow.  Love is in service to us, for we’ve chosen to direct form  (this includes momentary lapses).  As we forgive, we offer new growth of Love.  As we learn to hold healthy boundaries, we offer new strength to our ability to give and receive  Love.  We are Love’s vehicle of flow.  We learn to flow love into all human experience, be it challenge or triumph.   Compassion gives freely but also receives,  we give first because we decide we don’t want to hate or to criticise anymore.   Whether we receive or not at that stage is a theory and it really doesn’t matter in the overall scheme of things.   If we are lucky and receive then we learn to be gracious and grateful rather than argumentative.
 
We choose what we fertilise but we need to fertilise the ground to dream our dreams and inspire ourselves, so we find the courage to take risks and open to new possibilities as we shake off the sluggish and unmotivated remnants of winter.  Be aware of waking and sleeping dreams as well as inner prompts so we can follow signs.  It’s a time to ‘weed’  as we comprehend whether that involves people who are growing at a different rate to ourselves, not right or wrong just different.  Or perhaps we need to pay attention to our health; a change of focus of work issues so we can stand in our power no longer bound up in things that have held us back.  It is important to align with ‘now’ time letting the past and the future go, that allows us to make the space we need for everyone to move on.  We to easily fall into making decisions as to what we think may ‘be perfect’ both for ourselves and for others.  Time to get off the case and be gentle as well as patient.  Be aware of feelings of irritation or annoyance that have surrounded or invaded our space and insist on calming down within and seek harmony until these feeling pass away as they will if they are not fed energy.  
 
 
Suggested self check:
  1. Being practical enables what is possible.  Are you aware of what creative action is beginning to happen?  Think out of your box and look for the feel good factor, what is it?
  2. Is your heart calm and peaceful?  When your heart is quiet you know what to do next regardless of any wild impulses your head or ego project.  Be aware as you go about your day so you pick up clues.
  3. Are you willing to open up opportunities  and work with the unexpected?  Do you jump into the unexpected or run away from it, are you waiting in the space ‘nicely’ until you understand what is required?
  4. Are you observing personal and collective beliefs that no longer serve you?  Do you dare to tell your updated truth and dare to be different or unconventional?  
  5. Are you standing up for what you believe in now?  Can you rock the boat if need be,  perhaps ‘bend’ rules that no longer serve?  Have you taken an inventory of our connections of late?  If we feel genuine compassion?  Do you align with the good and true?

HERE COMES SPRING

 

We have been reviewing old heart ache and past cycles that have been pain related at one level or another.   There is a line in a song that says “Oh what a night”  this last time period would better be described as “Oh what a month”.  Brain scramble enables us to work out of what relevant to us now, and what has been useful but is now redundant.  When knowledge is truly integrated within us there is no need to study it further, for now at least.  When we seem to be drowning in emotions we have to ask ourselves if they are ours.   Perhaps we inherited traits from environments, parental influences and the like.  Useful and educational at the time but of no use to us now.  These things get collected up and utilised or discharged from our space.  They may appear as a virus, a bacterial infection or a previously unsuspected illness.  All must be  managed with diligence and with care.
A part of this process is working to become the eye of the storm, the stable calm that life spins around.  Life is spinning fast and we cannot be all things to all people nor should we try.  If our core is strong with the knowing of our sacredness, we are truly empowered and all is well. We can observe this in the way that life flows easily even in troubled times all aligns with relative ease.
In spite of loss illness or whatever we begin to glimpse the magic that we are and that love is.  The real and the natural is not an illusion.  New solutions and new experience is being born through us, some might say in spite of us!   We don’t need to figure it out all at once, we gradually become more resonant with the peace that passes all understand and it will begin to flow through us.  As we work to free ourselves inwardly we find ourselves forgiving those who have made demands on us wittingly or unwittingly.  We start to understand the true meaning on in (for) giving we have received.  In the same way as we may have judged others we judge or justify ourselves. This opinion requires change only then can we perceive in a more comprehensive manner.  If we do not cooperate transformation cannot occur and we get in the way of collective movement.  
As we begin to find our new place we let go and in doing so free ourselves and many others.  Old experiences become new strengths where we lead by demonstration rather than by being bossy and annoying others.  Updated wisdom may require us to keep quiet and just be around rather than insisting on a lead role.  Certainly we may learn new understanding of ourself, and we will certainly understand others better.  We may like what we see or we may not!  We cannot change the system or have another go.  If our kids are grown up we can’t go back and take another go at raising them!  They will be raising their own family now and will be meeting the challenges of their own remits in their own ways.  They will not thank us for getting in their way.  
We all have to find our updated role and fill the space that is waiting for us.  We help most by being able to respond, it is responsible to focus on our need rather than to put all our energy into deciding (probably wrongly) what others needs are!  Take a good look at where we are and what we believe is required as a next step.  Don’t look too far ahead for if we do we loose momentum better we have the tenacity to achieve the next step, more may seem to forbidding.   
Only when we begin to see the light for ourselves can we light the path of others.  Once the recognition is there all are able to move on.  Then the creative ideas come and we begin to trust we are being guided.  We live naturally with simplicity and elegance and all are served.  We are now riding the waves of living rather than sinking.
Suggested self check:
  1.   Decide to work for the good of all even when we do not know exactly what is required as yet!  Togetherness and teamwork is more important than personal recognition.  Your heart will tell you who is a part of your current team and who is not – have you asked?
  2. We’ve all heard the expression ‘feel the fear and do it anyway’  well now is the time!  What do you need to take up or to put down.  What is making you numb rather than brave?  Are you grateful for learning to date and ready to move on?  Do you share dreams or messages so we shine?
  3. Are you trusting your inner guidance or running amok and creating unnecessary  dramas?  Are you aware of the needs of others or are you too bound up with in your own to even notice?
  4. Do you know what you believe in now?  Or, are you being over influenced by others?
  5. Have you the courage to let life dance through you?  If you have the we manifest the new dreams with relative ease.  Are you speaking your own truth?  Are you standing up for what you believe in?  Are you respecting yourself and others?

 

WHAT CONSTITUTES ‘HELP’?

 

We cannot ‘change’ a situation that is not to our liking because in truth we do not know what is required.  Nor can we ‘fix’ someone for their path is not ours.  We can’t protect those we care for, nor can we rescue them from living their path in life.  We can support and encourage but we need to be sensitive and do so without invading their space or being intrusive.   If we assume we know the current situation and try to take control we belittle, even when we do not intend to do so.  If we try to ‘take over’ we can seem to disempower and so negate the efforts of those we care for.  What a minefield!
This time of year can appear to restrict us.   If we try to expand our minds and increase our knowledge  this is a good time to do something new.  Look around and see what is available locally so as to pursue interests, hobbies and talents that  have been suppressed or forgotten about.  It may stimulate a re-emerge now, so be alert to things that catch your interest. Be courageous and follow your passion. Deliverance is the gift of the liver, the organ that filters out the toxicity and rids the body of excess. We can use the energy to filter out the toxicity in our life that is no longer serving us on the mental, spiritual, emotional and physical levels.
Before we ‘help’ another we set the example ourselves as best we are able.  When we remain clear and focused within, regardless of what is happening out in the external world, we can overcome any doubt or sense of failure that may try to consume us.  This allows the magic of life to pull us through the darkness.
We’ve just experienced Epiphany when there wise men deliver gifts to the new born, the difference this year is that three wise women follow them to show people how to implement these gifts.  So all of us have been trying to reconcile the sacred union within us.  When we live life as an adventure we free our minds from the fear that creates barriers and restricts us. If life has been challenging and difficult, we put out the intention to experience a positive adventure.  To do this we must explore our Inner Power and this is where we may need to experience the wisdom of those with a proved track record.  But are we willing to accept their lead?
We have been fuelled by fire energy which brings out our assertiveness,  this promotes and enables us to recognise our inner leadership qualities and to make a stand for ourselves. If we seek and accept direction It helps us get in touch with our inner burning desires.  it also gives us the strength to disengage from any disempowering situation or relationship we are in, and may even be the final nudge you need to break free.  We will need to do this if we are to experience new beginnings
To help us with this process, we are more able to see how the cycles of life are flowing, and are always in a process of beginning and ending.  Stop fighting life and instead find acceptance that everything is happening is perfectly formulated.  The sequence is re-visit past, be it places and situations to filter them and let go of what is no longer required;  then we experience a void when nothing seems to be happening;  then finally  we are gradually able to follow the clues as to what comes next.
We don’t need to burn our bridges we just keep in touch with what is possible and recognise what is no longer appropriate.  We may feel disappointed that our beliefs and projections of others is not being fulfilled. But rather than blame the other person, recognise that it may well be our expectations that may have been too high and they were just being themselves for as we have changed and moved on so have they.
Wise Women Also Came 
by Jan L Richardson.
Wise women also came.
The fire burned
in their wombs
long before they saw
the flaming star
in the sky.
They walked in shadows,
trusting the path
would open
under the light of the moon.
Wise women also came,
seeking no directions,
no permission
from any king.
They came
by their own authority,
their own desire,
their own longing.
They came in quiet,
spreading no rumours,
sparking no fears
to lead
to innocents’ slaughter,
to their sister Rachel’s
inconsolable lamentations.
Wise women also came,
and they brought
useful gifts:
water for labor’s washing,
fire for warm illumination,
a blanket for swaddling.
Wise women also came,
at least three of them,
holding Mary in the labor,
crying out with her
in the birth pangs,
breathing ancient blessings
into her ear.
Wise women also came,
and they went,
as wise women always do,
home a different way.
Suggested self check
  1. Are your ‘needs’ the same as they used to be?  What modification is required.
  2. How can you respond in an updated and gracious manner?
  3. Do you feel inwardly free and focused?
  4. Can you rearrange to enable release of anything more to make your life easier?
  5. Where are you within the sequence of letting go, being in a void space, and having the willingness to follow obvious clues while letting the mystery of solving everything go for now?

HIGH FLYING RESULTS FROM DEEP THINKING

 

Learning to love ourself as well as others enables forgiveness and the release of painful learning and experiences.  As a result we become more connected to the vastness within the unknown.  We are in constant communication within also with all live surrounding us.  We are all asked to readjust our own experiences as a result of the intensification of human behaviours, the flow of information that has become more conscious.  We only have to keep up with the news to observe this is a world-wide phenomena.
Whether we feel overwhelmed and fear filled or excited is our choice.  We have had to work hard to nurture all as best able ourselves included until we are more peaceful within.  Only then do we increase our openness which enables us to flow more easily with life.  It is valuable to have time to focus upon your internal expression so that you begin your creations with much more clarity. As you free yourself from discordant information that you were holding within, you release unconscious vibrational information that was causing a lack of clarity. You are then able to choose your next steps with much more clarity.
It is the time for new levels of creativity and empowerment but we must come from updated and true authenticity.  We allow all emotions positive and negative these inform us and enable clarity and so transformation without suppression.  We have a passive phase prior to defining new more limitless boundaries.  Be observant and decide what you wish to take in and be a part of.  It is known as shapeshifting and we are deciding on the new view.  This involves letting go of the old and connecting to a more beauty filled reality.
Our ‘job’ is not to change the world but to change ourself into a power filled being that reshapes our own world, this in turn will affect others.  If we view ourselves with strength and courage of one who know the power of love both within and ‘outside’ eventually the two meet and merge and we are on our way to taking another step forward.  We have to handle the daily challenges that human beings are facing, then developing the wisdom to understand personal limitations moment by moment.  All the time creating healthy boundaries.
To understand new solutions building we need to maintain peaceful focus of our expectations and ability to demonstrate love in action and the power it holds.  We need to become the change ourself first only then can we demonstrate that way to others.  Clearly many want to see the peace that passes understanding manifest on Earth.  Those who abuse power must stand down,  We are all a part of humanity and have different skills to input,  none are superior or inferior we are just aware of the movement of all and the need to find our space in the new regime as we applaud others doing the same.  If we consciously communicate with Life, you develop a clearer understanding of the physical realm and non-physical realm.  Detachment is not a lack of compassion, it is a lack of turmoil.  It is our authenticity and honouring of the self that creates our core strength.
May the Winter Solstice, Christmas and the New Year bring all that each and all required and may we find the grace to support and encourage many.
On a personal note may I wish all a blessed season as we pass the darkest night and head once again for the Light.  My thanks to relatives, friends, colleagues and all who have been so supportive this past year.
Suggested self check:
  1. Are you going to choose love or fear?  Choosing love requires surrender and forgiveness of self and others.  Face ‘what is’ square in the face and trust in the good.
  2. Are you trying to control life and the universe?  You can’t!  Affirm your willingness to let go and focus on the next chapter.
  3. Are you jumping to conclusions ahead of time?  Just be present in the moment willing to see and listen and to feel, conclusions appear when all are ready and only then – develop patience.
  4. Recognise that all things change but some take longer than others to adjust.  We get in the way if we bully intentionally or unintentionally.  Do you?
  5. Are you willing to let go of doubt and jump into your next space, then to wait and see what this involves?

 

Will it be a sting in the tail or increasing respect and love of all?

If we are able to work through the gears to arrive into neutral we  can release old suffering once and for all, not only for ourselves but for others as well..  First we need to findthe strength to surrender our human fears to the unknown, and trust our flow with Life, even when we don’t fully understand what is happening.  November is often known as the scorpion with the sting in its tail.  Sometimes we find the focus is on relationships and we can expect issues that need to be resolved to come up during this period. It also shows us where darkness is lurking.  We can choose to  face our fear and let go of emotional attachments and relationships that have been holding us back.  If our space is too cluttered we cannot find the space to respond Clear that space and we create harmony and peace, rather than anger and chaos.
It can be helpful to clear out our homes pass on clothes, pictures kitchen equipment, furniture and so on.  Attics, garages and storage areas are not exempt this physical action can support emotional cleansing,  and outdated ways of being which in turn will create spiritual space.  Only then can the new ways present.  It maybe unexpected and quiet but they will come for sure. 
If the action we take is inspired by Love, we are choosing a new path, which may not be as established as others, but if it is based in Love then our life can change out of all recognition.  The courage to walk the talk of the heart and the gut shows us a new trail waiting to be blazed with the fire of our passion; the flame of our inspiration; the Light of our Love.   The forms vary considerately. Perhaps people we have known have grown at different rates to those we are experiencing right now, not better or worse just different.  Maybe we have changed our work or have stopped working. It could be a change of location.  We need to adapt and free others to do the same.

 

Action starts with an internal choice.  If it is inspired by love we are able to maintain a firm foundation promoting well being for all even when times appear a little sticky.  Expect the unexpected and even the apparent same old, same old will take on new life which will surprise and delight.  We need to learn to rise above pettiness, so we create steadiness for ourselves and others who surround us.  Up in the air one minute then being in the depths of despair is exhausting for one and all,  and leads us to be always off balance, if we steady down within, then we are less affected by what happens around us.  We come from our faith and are peaceful, so be still and if you are not then meditate, be alone in nature until you are.  This past month many people have been experiencing dizziness especially when they get up suddenly.  Blurry eyes, that shift from clear to being blurred in seconds.  Ears shifting from not hearing sometimes described as ‘cloth ears’  to acute hearing that is almost painful.  We are getting ready for our next phase of learning and all ‘filters’  are being cleaned and adjusted.  When this is completed health returns are whatever level is necessary and so does our balance.
Suggested self-check
  1. Are you listening to your gut instinct and cutting out any non-sense from the past?  Find something to be joyful about each day.
  2. Are you able to get co-census agreement between the subtle and the practical and so make clearer decisions?
  3. Are you able to hold a patient and tenacious way of being?  This can include injecting renewed energy into projects and tasks from the past which we’ve neglected for one reason or another.
  4. Are you looking after all, and that includes you, as best you are able?  No matter how poorly, unloved or run down you’ve been are you able to count your blessings?
  5. Is your paper work in order, bills paid, tax issues attended to and financial matters sorted and cleared?  They either come back and bite us or are a reason  to celebrate completion.

Real Progress as we balance opposites

This is the time to see very clearly and practically what is no longer working in our life, and what needs to go,  and where we need to let go of the ‘dead wood’; it could involve projects, creative endeavours, relationships and friendships, that are no longer serving us. We need to be aware not to become too nit-picky or overwhelmed by the actions of others around us . We may find ourselves mixing with some old pals, yet wishing others well but also understanding there is only so much time and space and if they are no longer relevant to our life or our circumstances we wish them well and know it is time to let go.  
We now need to have different pursuits or interests then we have to comply with the relevance of life as it is now.  That gives all the time and the space to physically ground the ideas that have been forming over the last few weeks,  but only If we have clarified our intentions and have clearly defined our desires, wishes and hopes  To do this we must acknowledge that which we don’t want to make space for so that we are  available for the old to merge with the new seamlessly.
Instead of striving for something at the top of the ladder, strive for understanding of the circle of energy that makes up our new “now” reality.  We need to understand the non-linear as well as the obvious.  It is a statement of where we are now within ourself and within the updated family circumstances.  My eldest son said on a recent visit his doctor he had suggested that my son was no longer a young man and high impact exercise might be replaced by low impact.  He said if he was no longer young it came as a shock to realise must be ancient!  We had a good laugh but its also a truism!  
Old family ‘tags’ may be lovely, funny or they may contain darkness, poison and ‘wrong’ living, it may have been ‘right’ once but is no longer.  We have to transmute one stage to another or we will be unable to ‘fit’ in today’s world as we too easily become a round peg in a square hole. The grace to be where we are is a skill that needs constant update!  We need to take an overall view as and so create interactions that contain vulnerability, courage love and reconnection.  If any resist we are unable to move on collectively.  Make the choice and don’t sit on the fence it is no longer the easy option.  If we don’t choose to change we get forced to!  Commit to update and it becomes inspiring right where we are.
Suggested self check:
  1. What activities are life supporting with circumstances surrounding you at this time?
  2. What sort of obstructions are occurring; do those obstructions need to be pushed through or are you being advised by life to leave well alone and let them go?
  3. Is the space around you clear of clutter?  If it is not then work to clear a space – your rubbish is someone else treasure so if you haven’t used something within the last year let it go or chuck it!
  4. The physical activity above reflects your emotional state and your intellectual activities as well so decide what you no longer wish or appear to be being allowed to involve yourself within and action the clearing.
  5. Make ‘friends’ with the time it takes to affect change and be realistic until you understand what is required.  Have the flexibility to operate a trial and error system.  

Postscript  Apologies I have been off line for nearly two weeks due to a server fault.  Finally last night the problem was put right by the 3rd engineer who has been on sight and that was after 5 hours!  So to those who have been neglected, whose birthdays have been missed sincere apologies.  To emails that have not been answered – i’m trying to catch up and so on.  That is also the reason this blog is shorter than usual, I’ll try to do better next month. All good wishes ……..

GET WITH THE PROGRAM

 

It’s Harvest time of the year we all gather the foods we need at every level of being physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual to carry us into the next phase with gratitude and grace.  When we trust the unknown within, we open ourself to more of an understanding and connection with the subtle realms, via our subtle bodies.  Trusting the unknown within means trusting  our impulses, trusting  our actions, trusting  our perception, and trusting that what is not yet known.  We coming into resonance within us as to what is required of us next. What is not yet known is divine, magical, loving and dear to our heart. What is unknown is how life is going to unfold and open us to more awareness of our divinity within. When an unknown is dangerous or not beneficial to us, our physical, emotional and mental bodies alert us, if we take notice we keep out of trouble that is avoidable.  

Trusting the unknown within us helps us to learn to communicate with the subtle language. It is not as direct and linear as our physical languages. It is not as immediate. It is more about opening into potential.  As we begin to trust the unknown within, we are allowing the vast potential within us to begin to blossom. Trusting the unknown within is the difference between expecting that we should already know and knowing that there is a greater divinity within. This keeps us open to expansion.  It is important to stay rooted until or unless we have reason to relocate, need yes, whim no!  

It is quite common to mostly observe what is wrong, and judge and compare where we are now as wrong, in comparison to what we want to be experiencing. Yet as we focus on the unknown with an inner trust we naturally expand ourself into more divinity in human form. Watch out for impatience and intolerance towards things we find difficult to accept  It is not easy to hold that vastness within the present moment. It is not easy to observe the world around us and maintain our unique vibration.  And yet, that is the challenge that we are embarking upon moment by moment—looking beyond the obvious, beyond the physical expression that is occurring now, and into the future that we are wanting to create. To accomplish that in a grounded ‘beingness’, we become empowered connecting deeply with Life.   Life evolves in directions that support Life even when we don’t fully understand what is going on.  It is a deep knowing within that whatever is occurring in this now moment has been built from the foundation of the past and it has created this perfect now moment that is building the future.

And yet, all of that future is already within us. That is the linear experience we have already experienced.  Yet we are also the vast experience—that deep knowing that life evolves in ways that supports all life. That evolution is not always easy, but it always occurs. Nature will always replenish itself, and like animals we adjust to the needs of nature and what it can provide. Humanity is learning this on an external levels. We already know this very naturally.   The hardest of rocks is shaped by the softest of water. But that water is not timid. It flows where it wants to flow regardless of the rock. It just takes its natural path of least resistance.   This is working with the subtle realm, and in doing so we will find that as we open to the divinity that is within us, we deepen the levels of trust within us and loose our fear of the unknown. We learn that the momentum of life is carrying us in a different direction when we accept that this is so we allow the path of least resistance to show us the next flow available.

It is important not to compromise our integrity and our truth.  We slow down to eventually speed up again.   We start to think what we want to say before we speak having worked out what outcome we would like before we say anything.  Only when we do the emotional preparation do we find we are heard more easily this way of being serves all.  If we do what we are doing with passion, creativity and it serves a purpose success and abundance is achieved for all.  This way of being and what we subsequently decide to do is a sacred union which will bear fruit given the space to grow and the time needed – trust and it will be so.



Suggested self-check:

  • Are the wounds we have experience within real or an illusion?
  • Are we willing to let old wounds go or do we cling to them like an identification  badge?
  • With all the polarities meeting and sometimes clashing just now are we willing to be a part of the solution or do we add to the problems?
  • Are we willing to do what we can for ourself (and for others) or do we expect a ‘special deal’?
  • Are we modest within what we want or do we consider others around us?
  • Are we humble and grateful or are we always wanting to have ‘more’?
  • Have we let go to the level of our capacity to enable the next phase to enter in?