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Leo Decan II Victory


August 2 brings loads of good things; Venus just entered the sign of Cancer bringing love and family to the fore. So many people I saw yesterday were acting like love-birds, and why not?

The dog days of Summer are upon us! Have you wondered where that expression came from? Sirius, the dog star, is the brightest star in the sky. It’s found in the constellation Canis Major, and rises this day before the Sun. This was the omen that signaled the annual flooding of the Nile River which supported all life in Egypt. So historically it has been a day of great rejoicing!

Days of sunshine, fun, reunions of friends and family are also featured at this ancient holiday of Lammas – where people celebrate the first harvest of fruits and grain. We can celebrate the blessings we enjoy this day with more of humanity; share with your local food bank, give blood, be neighborly and check in with seniors living near you. Taking care of our weakest links makes us all stronger!

The tarot association of the third Decan of Leo is the 6 of Fire which shows a victorious leader riding his horse, his head adorned with a laurel crown. Take time to celebrate those achievements you have been working toward and all you’ve accomplished so far this year! Celebrate with friends who encourage you to be your best! Bask in the glow of community and shared interests. Joys shared are joys doubled~

As the planet Uranus stations direct today, we hope for a pause in the craziness we’ve felt lately. Uranus will be in apparent retrograde thru January 2 of 2018. That gives us time to reflect on the chaos of the mind. I invite you to OPEN your mind to all possible blessings and inspiration…because it comes to those who expect it!

Appreciate all you have. Lighten your heart. And remember what fills your Spirit with Light.

August 7 we have the Moon at 15* Aquarius, the point of Brotherhood, Humanity, and Fraternity opposite the transformer, Pluto. May the power of the people rise up in righteousness and bring transformation to the world that EVERYONE may enjoy the blessings our Earth brings; through clean air, water and fertility of soil. Let’s work together to acknowledge how valuable our Mother Earth is to our survival~
We can change the world – if we take bold, committed steps to do so on the Environmental front. Fight the good fight for Environmental Protection, Human Rights, Brotherhood of Humanity.
VICTORY is within our grasp now. May it be so!~

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Posted August 2nd, 2017.

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NEW Moon in Cancer & Grand Water Trine

CrescentMoonDoorThe doors of Imagination are flung wide open and are inviting you to walk through, into a new, lighter, brighter and more joyful future. Right NOW the stars are set to be the most positive combination of the year: consider it your best birthday and winning the lottery rolled into one~ interested? Even if you’ve put aside religious notions, the time is ripe for a spiritual baptism into communion with your Higher Self, to be washed and renewed in Sparkling Potential! Ready for a fresh start? Good! I invite you to come on in, as the WATER is just right…..

The SUN rolls into the astrological sign of the crab every year on the SUMMER SOLSTICE around June  20th. Shortly thereafter, the MOON catches up with the sun, causing the Lunar Orb to become hidden by the EARTH’s shadow. In the dark of the MOON, it is a time for planting new ideas and intentions that you wish to grow over the next few weeks until the next FULL MOON. It’s a perfect time to begin new habits…but this time…………… it’s really juiced up!

Today, July 8, 2013, the outer planets, JUPITER- bringer of luck and expansion, SATURN- ruler of boundaries and time, and NEPTUNE- diffuser of reality, and the ultimate Spiritual ‘fabric softener’ unite in WATER signs, bringing us a chance to wash away any preconceived perceptions we hold of our roles, our regulations, or restrictions— and remove the stains of our ‘shoulds’ from the fabric of our Souls. Especially now that MERCURY is retrograde, it’s a time we can REWRITE the rules that have held us back before. It is an ideal time for ~*Possibility Thinking*~. It’s an amazing time to wish for that which serves our Highest Good and to DREAM BIG for the Magickal Future we wish to create~ it’s available to us right now~ Carpe Diem!!!

For the most accurate of personal intention setting, look to where Cancer rules your natal chart and apply these same energies to the concern of that house. If you are in doubt, focus on these key words and select those which ring true to you now. There are NO wrong choices. You will intuitively know what calls to you most; Nurturance, Self-Love, Angelic Guidance, Acceptance, Affirmation, Abundance, Releasing Rules, Going with the Flow, Walking in Trust, Relaxation, Self-Soothing, Swimming in a Sea of Love, Infinite Magical Possibilities, Wonderment and Awe~ YES YOU!

You can be awesome! ‘Want to try this meditation with me? Let’s…

Wave_BarryBlanchardPhoto RIDE THE WAVE of Possibility~  wherever you are, take a moment now, to relax, inhale and exhale deeply and close your connection to everything outside of yourself. Relax your eyes~ inhale again slowly, feeling the tide of cool breath flowing into and energizing all parts of your body…..focus on sending the oxygen all around your interior and coming to rest in the calming energy of  your heart center. As you continue to  breathe slowly, concentrate on connecting this refreshed, calm Heart Center energy to your bellies Power Center. Hold this quiet calm together as you do when holding your balance, centered and still…(it’s the martial art secret of centering that all power comes from.)

Now, see yourself atop a large wave, belly surfing into another realm that is brighter, bluer, than where you’ve ever been before, that place entices you forward~ there is no going back! You are riding high, in control of the direction you take even as the primal force of the ocean impels you forward~ Capture this rush and pick your destination….WHAT IS IT YOU REALLY, REALLY WANT?! Answer Truthfully. There are No Wrong Answers. As you hold your own power, surf into realms which wash clean any preconceived notions. YOU ARE WILD. YOU ARE FREE. You are ONE with the wind and the surf, and the sun and the stars!! From now on, there will be nothing to stand in your way! You have no time for petty distractions, complications or trials that would try to trip you up…you are on your way~ gliding over them, gliding into POSSIBILITIES that will smooth the way toward the future of your making! What is it you will CREATE?!

*Think on it. Feel it happening. Experience the Emotional connection you have with this positive outcome. Let it RIDE~ Consider all the well-being you will enjoy when Time catches up to this Seed-Thought! Smile! (It’s important to seal good things with a smile) Now release this INTENT to the Universe to fulfill for you, in it’s own Divine Wisdom and timing.*

From now on, the choices you make will come easily and with no second-guessing, by an inner knowing of what is right for you…..The UNIVERSE WANTS YOU TO BE HAPPY and Fulfilled! Raise your energy to that which you desire! Pay no attention to the rules of the mundane world that serve no purpose but to restrict you and disempower you; NOW is the moment to allow ALL GOOD THINGS to flow into your life, and through you, to manifest a life IN this world, but not OF this world…..You can manifest when you are focused on the validity and power of the Spiritual world to overcome any kind of irritation or restriction you face~ in your everyday world, the way water flowing over rock will erode and shape it. Intention becomes Thought. Thought becomes Action. Action becomes Behavior. Behavior influences Reality. And Reality is Perceived by one’s own Thought. Keep it High. Keep it Spiritual. Discover All You Seek.

KNOW that you have this same power to create that which serves your higher good…..you have no attachment to anyone else’s perception of you or their rules for you, but you can release anything that binds or restricts your own happiness, now…..by resolving to be kinder and gentler to your inner child…..by nourishing your Self on a daily basis, by vowing to remain awakened with Self-Love, and by choosing to hold a Positive Perception, whenever things happen, that you believe you have no control over. You ALWAYS do!

Wave Rider Movie Meditation: So try to picture this, while remaining steady in your imagined feeling of riding the wave…See a movie in your mind of a time of conflict, and say this aloud; “I see a conflict that has occured in the past and may happen again. I am a calm observer, coming from a place of Unending Love. I see this drama being played out and myself as an actor. I have no emotional investment to the outcome of this interaction except for its peaceful resolution which Honors the Highest Truth of Who I AM. I chose to come from a higher place, with a higher perspective, in order to resolve this situation to the best advantage for everyone. I know that I can step back, out of conflict, worry or even pain, and breathe love, patience and protection into the situation…this will give me time to make the best choice as to how to re-act and re-direct the outcome that I choose, of the infinite, potential possibilities that exist. I am calm, steady and quietly powerful as this interaction occurs because I know that my choices are being created from a higher source, to serve all involved, with Universal Love. This is my will, and so it will be! Amen.”

I wish for you ALL GOOD THINGS including a Positively Fantastic Future of your own making! Namaste’ surfers everywhere~

Wave photo courtesy of Barry Blanchard

Energizing EFT* tapping points may be used in conjunction with the Conflict Movie Meditation-

Emotional Freedom Technique* – see archives for details

 

Posted July 8th, 2013.

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Dark o the Moon – Aquarius

The period of three days surrounding any New Moon is a time to purge, cleanse and renew ourselves and our dreams, so that New dreams may unfold. It’s time to prepare for the show that comes in Springtime.
~Pay attention to what your body and dreams are telling you.
~Meditate in order to explore your psychedelic inner landscape.
~Break the ice, go deep into the dark of your psyche to uncover truths shining under the waters of consciousness.
~Embrace those flames which enhance your gifts and nurture your soul, whatever that may be.
~Pamper yourself with aromatherapy to recharge your batteries during winter’s down-time.
~Relax into the stream of time and allow worries to flow past you, as you heal within.
~Lie back and Allow all of life’s goodness to come to you.
~Smile as you let ‘Calgon’ take you away!

Saturday’s New Moon is 21* Aquarius. The Sabian symbol is a disappointed woman confronted with crisis…but she realizes it’s just a temporary setback. She faces tests of inner strength to learn compassion for herself as well as strategic lessons in self-care. To confront the unknown with courage is a lesson we all face at one time or another. Discovering what best serves our individual needs is an imperative lesson in soul-survival. Don’t think you are being greedy or selfish now. It’s important to honor the temple of the body with conscientious, routine maintenance and to look to our subconscious for guidance as to how that’s done. Without guilt or judgment, do the things that feed your soul and make it sing!

Creating a new self-image would be a perfect Aquarian thing to do. Update your worn-out wardrobe with something hot pink or magenta, find a new piece of funky silver jewelry that expresses your wildness, color your hair purple and let your freak flag fly! Sequins, sparkles and self-declarations are what Aquarian energies beg us to be; Uniquely ourselves!

Any New Moon offers us a time to shed that which no longer serves us, be it ideas, practices or people. So stay fresh, stay ahead of your former circles (if they hold you back), and discover new people who will be more than willing to see you succeed! They are out there, just waiting for you to show up! Take a risk, step out and greet them. Aquarian energies abounding now encourage you to step out of your comfort zone and break free of the chains that have kept you earth-bound by societal norms. Do what you must in order to be authentically and uniquely YOU! Surprise yourself! As SNL’s Stephon would say; Aquarians, “they have everything…!” 🙂

Caring for all of humanity, especially our weakest links, through anonymous, idealistic actions are ways that Aquarian energies are expressed in their highest frequency. Keep your spirit eyes open and look for the glitter in everyone’s soul. It’s there. Maybe your smile will bring it out of them!

At the New Moon in Aquarius place silver on your altar, burn pine incense and purple or silver candles, hold your intention to be true to the new you, and imbue it with the power of your will~ combine it with your pending needs, including that it harm no one, and send your intention out into the realm of Akasha – that dimension of thought where all manifest waits to be borne.
Hold firm your intent. Believe. And prepare to be Amazed!
A New You is waiting to be Born, Sparkle and Shine!
Namaste Brothers & Sisters~

Posted February 9th, 2013.

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Happiest of Yuletides!

Tonights the TIME to Banish negativity of the old year;
drum, rattle and dance to stir up new energy, burn sage smudge and sprinkle the house with salt water in every corner, simmer oranges in clove water.
Then burn candles and count your Blessings!
See the Positive Visions of ALL you desire for 2013.
~Feel the feelings, dont worry about the ‘How’, just know anythings possible… so DreamBIG!
~!Happiest of Yuletides!~

Posted December 20th, 2012.

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Mabon- Fest of the Second Harvest

Lots of people may have heard of Harvest Home and almost everyone celebrates Thanksgiving of some sort in the fall, near the Autumnal equinox. Its customary to come together with family and friends after the grain harvest to celebrate and share.

Its the perfect time to share what you have with others; be it extra zucchini, used clothing or just dedicating time to share your interests with others.

Its also time for Taking Stock of who you are, what your intentions are and to set some short and long range goals in life.

We have the resources behind us now, and the Universe is backing our dreams…its up to US to state what they are to ourselves and out loud, to the Universe- and each other, that we might be held accountable.

So go ahead. Dream Big~ The Universe wants us to be Happy. Yes, She really does!

Namaste’

Posted September 22nd, 2012.

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Full Moon in Cancer

Tonight the moon becomes full in the constellation of Cancer.
The moon is *exalted* or most comfortable in the watery abode of Cancer, the Crab…where its emotionality and fluidity are most easily expressed; so don’t be surprised if you have felt overly sensitive in the days prior and after a Cancer moon, which happens 9 to 10 times a year-
and especially the Cancer Full Moon!

The Cancer Full Moon contains the frequencies of the Great Mother; nurturance, sustanance, protection, caring and love. Tonight is a good time to meditate on the fullness and abundance of the Mother aspect of G*d. How does the Universe provide for you? How do you nurture yourself?
Can you do your domestic chores with love in your heart for yourself and the way you take care of your own needs? Do you allow yourself to indulge in self pampering and rewards for work well done, or do you shun all forms of hedonism? Or, on the other hand do you go overboard on the hedonism aspect of self-indulgence or self-serving behavior? It’s important to reach a balance.

Did you know that the Sun is always in opposition to the Full moon? It makes sense, if you think about it, astronomically. The Sun is in the sign of Capricorn tonight. Capricorn energies include the Great Father, the provider, protector and defender. Capricorn, the sea-goat, is an archetype of the Great Search, as the sea-goat plumbs the depths as well as scales the heights, of our subconscious terrain. Capricorn has to do with traditional ways of doing things, institutions and paternity. The song, “That’s Just the Way it Is” comes to mind. It’s time to tear down the walls of traditions that no longer serve the interests of the people they were designed to serve! Can we open our hearts and minds to creating new ways of thinking about education, banking, insurance, health care and marriage? Creating a new paradigm that serves all of mankind is the Great work of our time!

Capricorn begs us to ask ourselves, How do we face our deepest fears? Do we contain the Courage to Continue when all looks dark? Do we feel the Loving presence of the Divine behind us in all our endeavors? What does our inner Self feel protected by? Do we wear masks or does our light shine forth from within?

The combination of the energies of the Great Mother meeting the Great Father reminds me of a powerful work I did in 1989.  I found a book called, “Reparenting Yourself“. I think very few of us believe that we had/have ideal parents. I always felt like I had another ‘real’ parent who dropped me off on the doorstep of a pair of very young, inexperienced people, neither of which were ready to become my parents. My mother didnt need to tell me, but she did, that I was more mature than she was, [when I was in grade school] and that she would never grow up! A tinkerbell, if there ever was one!

The basics of Reparenting is to use your imagination to develop a character, in all her fullness, of the mother you wish you would have had. You can use magazine images, feelings, sensations, and all of your senses, to create this ideal parent.
Then you are to dialogue with her. Tell her all of your worries, cares, concerns, wishes and regrets. Tell her what you really NEEDED as a child and young adult. Feel her embrace you with everything you have ever wanted from a mother, a mentor and a Goddess.
Imagine the life you would be leading today if she were there for you now ~ then go LIVE IT that way!   <3

Do the same thing for your ideal Father. What would he have looked like? Sounded like? What advice would he have given you? What financial, emotional and physical support would he have lent you?
Dialogue with the ideal Father, the holy Father, the God. Tell him what you expected of him as a child, what you wish for today and what archetypal energies of his, you want to live on, in you, as his legacy……and then~
go LIVE that way! <3

Tonight, stand under the light of the Full Moon.
Fill yourself with the balanced energies of the Great Mother and Father.
Feel their embrace around you. Feel them living within you!
And become the ideal you wish to be!
Walk in beauty. Walk in truth. Walk in Love!
~Namaste’

January 8, 2011

Posted August 19th, 2012.

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Aquarian Full Moon

The full moon in Aquarius occurs about now, 10:00 Mountain time, 13 August 2012.
It overpowered seeing too many Perseid meteorites last night…maybe next year the light of the moon will be less intense and share the night sky~
The Aquarius energy that abounds today is all about groups, teams and the brotherly love of humanity, the impulse to fight for what’s fair, social justice and human rights. Aquarius rules sci-fi,  quirkiness, idealized worlds and the right to radical individualism, objectivism,  reason, and the mind’s true liberation.
As a fixed AIR sign, Aquarius encourages us to open our minds to options never considered before; so embrace your weirdness, dress up, wear a mask, get your freak on!
Ayn Rand, Louis Carroll, Jules Verne and Alice Cooper all exemplify this energy~
This month Venus is opposite the moon- sitting right next to the Sun, so this “what about me” energy is compounded. Our own ego is demanding our own needs be met and pushing against the energy of the Full Moon; so projecting your own agenda, especially toward passion, will only cause hurt feelings on both sides. It’s a perfect time to have a heart-to-heart with your primary partners to clear the air, and establish parameters that will benefit everyone concerned.
People with Aquarius energies probably call everyone nicknames like buddy and sweetie… their convivial social energy is platonic, playful and goofy and decidedly NOT romantic.
So it’s best to take objective steps back and disengage from emotionality, to see where you’ve been over-reacting and over-reaching regarding love and affection in your closest relationships…..
Even if you feel you’ll DIE without that special someone’s attentions, or receive a specific outcome on an important situation you’re involved in – practice Non-Attachment now – LET GO of your expectations, forget past wrongs, and learn to take yourself lightly.
What’s needed most when we are so ‘hooked into’ outcomes is to Visualize the Positive outcome you wish to see in your life and hold onto that energy. Release any anxiety or negativity, otherwise, by the Law of Attraction, the negative will be drawn to you.
Learn to accept only the good! 
That bears repeating, Learn to accept only the good!
Live – Love – Laugh … it will heal all matter of things.
I have been deeply drawn to think about how to get my social groups more organized; to consider and validate everyone’s comfort zone in participating in cooperative ventures…especially social networking and developing deeper connections via salons and study groups, so I’m going to take the week to Re-search and investigate the technology behind this idea, while Mercury is still retrograde.
What would the perfect world look like if YOU could create it?
With Pluto in Capricorn, the power is already moving toward destruction of old patriarchal systems; government overthrow and reformation of society, financial restructuring and possible a barter economy.
What skills do you have that could be bartered?
What would your part be in creating a more perfect union or harmony in your life?

Any and all wild ideas are welcome and ready to be heard at this point in time. Think outside the box – Lighten up – Open up and let the sunshine in~

Namaste’
“Full Moon in Aquarius: The former Rebel finds people of like mind and becomes center of an affinity group; declares that all of humanity ought to be friends as well.” – Raven Kaldera

originally posted August 13, 2011

Posted August 19th, 2012.

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Lugh – a Time to Feast

The Festival of Lughnassadah is a cross-quarter celebration held 6 weeks after the Summer Solstice~ around August 2nd.
It is the harvest of the first fruits and grains. Mabon is the second harvest of September 20th and Samhain the third, on Halloween.
Lugh, a Germanic sun-god, was also worshiped by early Celts around the beginning of August. Some say the word Lugh, means sun or the month of August.

Typically a bountiful time when everything is being produced, fresh fruits and breads are eaten in sacred festing.
Breads woven into braids represent the triple goddess, Mother, Maiden and Crone are shared~ as is fresh grape juice rather than wine – which is served at later seasonal celebrations.
The first (or last) ear of corn is saved, decorated as a pregnant woman and held in the pantry as a good luck charm over the winter. The seeds are then used the next Spring to plant.
So, symbolically, it’s a good time to check one’s savings account and put aside a little extra to cover the lean times.

Sometimes, Lughnassadh is called the feast of sacrifice, and is rumored to have been when ancient Kings were slain for the good of the tribe, the land and it’s fertility. Thus we have mythology of slain sun-gods like Egyptian Osiris and movies like ‘Wicker Man’ retold and shown at this time of the year.

The ancient Oak and Holly King ritual where the Holly King, crowned at Yule, dies for the benefit of the tribe by the sympathetic magic of spilling blood and semen into the Earth for its fertility is customarily acted out in theatrical performances today as modern Pagans do not believe in actual blood sacrifice.
The Oak is a tree sacred to Druids and one who is ‘Oaken’ is known as the supreme ruler as the season progresses into the dark half of the year. The Oak King will relinquish his crown to the new-born Sun King, borne at the Winter Solstice and the cycle repeats.

Even as fruit is destroyed by its picking so we offer ourselves and our service to the good of our own people at this time. It’s a good time to re-dedicate oneself to service of the Lord and the Lady and care of the Earth.

Lughnassadah is a time of Gratitude, great feasting, athletic competitions, fellowship and fun.
Everybody let the good times roll! Soothe your soul by calling a friend and taking them to lunch~
Count your blessings and share what you have with everyone, because we are all one.
Namaste’

originally published July 30, 2011

Posted August 19th, 2012.

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Beltaine – Sacred Marriage Within

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Beltaine is the Earth holiday that occurs roughly 6 weeks after the Spring Equinox.
As the young animals have been born at Imbolc, [Feb 2], and awakened upon Oestara, [Spring Equinox], this holiday, Beltaine, [May 2] celebrates the sacred marriage of the god and the goddess. This can be considered metaphorical or symbolic, but also ties into the cycle of the seasons on Earth as well as the psyche of mankind.
A metaphysical view allows for the marriage of oneself~ which may happen at any time, but is especially appropriate to remember this weekend as the Full Moon in Scorpio [psychic depths] wanes and Chiron[the wounded healer] passes the asteroid, Astarte, [signifying passionate love].

Carl Jung pointed out that the psychological marriage of one’s soul is possible as an outward man has an inner woman, his anima, likewise, the outer woman has an inner man, her animus. It is my belief that we are each emotionally ‘bisexual’ at our core and the more enlightened we become upon reflection of our inner Self, the more we can embrace others in their own fullness. To me, transsexuals are people who have become totally honest with themselves and are expressing the side that their soul relates to, rather than the one they are physically born into. Bisexuals are open to embracing the soul of a lover, independent of their physical attributes. Reincarnation states that we are reborn many times into many bodies, of each sex, so that we may experience the fullness of humanity. There should be no shame in knowing the truth of oneself. Expression of authentic Self should be embraced by us all.

I offer this meditation in the hopes that you will meet and embrace the wholeness of your Self:
Beltaine Meditation: [You may want to record this and play it back during meditation. Be sure to include plenty of #pauses, so you can fully experience this inner journey]~
Find a time and place where you will not be disturbed for at least 30 minutes.
Get comfortable and cover yourself with a blanket. Sit or lie down.

Close out all outside thoughts~ focusing your mind on an inner point between your eyes, known as the third eye chakra point, in the center of your forehead#. Relax and breathe deeply a few times, shake your hands or wiggle until you are totally comfortable and relaxed#….
Now~ imagine a beautiful secluded spot in nature, maybe it’s a wooded glade or a meadow awash in wildflowers, or a deserted cove at the ocean or lake#. Walk to a place where you can sit down on the soft grass or atop a flat boulder and feel the sun’s warming glow embrace your body#. You are safe here. This is your eden. All around you is beauty and serenity. All is calm and quiet and peaceful.#
As you look down, you notice a small pool of clear water, the pebbles clearly visible on the bottom. You may hear a trickle of water, or a call of small birds.# Feel the warm breeze stroke your face and stir your hair.# Imagine this place in as much detail as possible. Take your time and relax.# What do you notice?#
~Enjoy the sensuality of nature embracing you, her dear child.#
As you look again into the pool it has become still and you see a face in the water.# It becomes clearer and clearer. It is a reflection of your face, but now it is changing into that of the opposite sex.# See your features soften and change into the anima or animus of your soul. This is your true Soul mate. This is your Self showing the side you normally don’t see.# These eyes pierce into your own eyes and a smile forms on the lips of this reflection.# Feel the love you have for this being.# Feel the connection between you and this reflection.# Consider how your life would be different if you were born the opposite sex?# Feel the desire and pride you have for all of the lovely attributes this reflection shows you; it’s strength, it’s power, it’s beauty and grace, and feel that same desire for you returned. Spend a few moments communing with these thoughts.##
Now, name these attributes and feelings quietly to yourself. Repeating, “I AM _strong/beautiful_.” [attribute]# and repeat until your core resonates the truth of these statements.##
These are the affirmations you are making to your whole Self. As with wedding vows, tell yourself that you will remember for the rest of your waking life, the health and wholeness you feel right now<3 #
Now take your hands and dip them into the water, scooping up fresh, cool water in your cupped hands, and drink it in! You may drink until you feel satisfied.# With each sip, you take in the opposite side of your Self. # With the intake of your opposite side you have wedded your male and female parts into ONE. You are now whole.##
Know that it is okay to love yourself – or be ‘in love’ with yourself; It’s called Self Esteem and is healthy as long as you remember to also share this love with your loved ones, the circles you move in, and outward to the rest of humanity.#
Take a few more deep breaths# and feel the energy of love radiate throughout your entire body. #
Feel your heart center warming and overflowing with the energy of love.# Feel this joy and happiness that fills your being overflow from your heart center into the world. See it wrap the world in its embrace. And feel Peace#
Recognize that we are all One, made of the same material, feeling the same emotions, needing the same love and feel a part of that wholeness.# It is available to you at any time.#
Draw it down into your toes and out into the Earth.# Take a few more deep breaths and return to focus on the weight and solidity of your body. When you are ready, open your eyes.
Run your hands over your body, embracing your head, your face, your shoulders….If you feel tingly or spaced out, place your palms onto the floor and breathe to ground your energy into the Earth.#
Give thanks for this quiet, meditative time you have spent meeting and embracing your double.#

Remember that you can be strong and gentle, calm and assertive, take action and reflect, in equal abundance. You are a unified being, full of the energy of both Yin and Yang, male and female energy and as such, can more fully experience the world. Bright Blessings to You!
~Namaste! The Spirit in me recognizes the Spirit in You!
~Peace and Blessings~

Posted August 19th, 2012.

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