Yes, it is the Season of Lights celebrated over many generations in various cultural and spiritual traditions, with candles, lamps, and little (or big) sparklies shining from mini 'World Trees' (a.k.a. Christmas and Yule Trees), wreaths, and around doorways and... Continue Reading →
"An awakened heart is not a problem to be solved, but a gift to be honored, protected, and expressed, with all of the fierceness of the regal Lioness and Lion." In these days and times, an awakened heart -- individually... Continue Reading →
Both of these Attitude Adjusters brought to you by Rob Brezsny's Pronoia is the Antidote for Paranoia: How the Whole World is Conspiring to Shower You with Blessings. I've been enjoying yet another (re)visit with this perception-shifting gem -- it's... Continue Reading →
Naoto Matsumura is the only human who now lives in Fukushima’s 12.5-mile radiation exclusion zone in Japan.
At first he fled the radation-riddle area, but he returned soon after to feed his animals.
Matsumura then realized that there were thousands of other creatures that needed to be fed, as well. The 55-year-old says he knows the radiation levels are dangerous but refuses to worry about it.
“They told me that I wouldn’t get sick for 30 years. I’ll most likely be dead by then anyway, so I couldn’t care less,” he said.
When he first returned, he saw that thousands of cows had died after being locked up in barns. He freed the creatures that had been left tied up by their owners and takes care of all of them.
Today, most of the creatures rely on him for food, and he works entirely on the support of donations and…
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Do you feel your Virgoan angels (or demons) being stirred right about now? How can you tell? When Virgo facets and essences are activated -- as they might be during a Virgo Moon time or when we have other Virgo-activating... Continue Reading →
From what I’m hearing, seeing around me, and experiencing myself in various ways, it sounds like a lot of us are feeling the psychic-energetic rollercoaster these days.
Many now are feeling the influences of the steamy fiery trine in cahoots with the very lunar, watery, highly sensitizing, boundary- (and structure-) dissolving Pisces-Neptune frequencies, too, where the pre-fab, ‘should do’ agenda goes right out the window.
There are days like this, and plenty of them in these ‘transformation times’ of ours.
If I’ve done my usual energy ‘tracking’ and clearing approaches to clear out the funk, and the funk (or fiery anger) is still there … well, maybe it’s just one of those days when it’s wisest to flow with and open to the mysteries of the energy that’s present.
Aside from my usual repertoir of energy management ‘tools’,one thing…
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“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths." "These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life... Continue Reading →
"You should write, first of all, to please yourself. You shouldn’t care a damn about anybody else at all. But writing can’t be a way of life – the important part of writing is living. You have to live in... Continue Reading →