Stay Steady And……

 

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Tomorrow is a big day and no matter where you land on the political scope…it is going to be intense and unsettling. So I want to remind us all that…though we may not be able to control what is happening…we CAN still have control of our own worlds, thoughts, actions, and feelings.

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We can’t allow all the hype to penetrate so deep that we forget it is our response to it all that makes us miserable or ok.

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Even though we may feel we are being sucked into the negative wave…remember…

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We can panic and become worried and uncertain when things do not “look” like we think they should and it unsettles our peace of mind…

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But we can’t wait for everything to be perfect in order to be at Peace…So…

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The one thing we can all have command of is our thoughts, actions, and response to what is happening…so let us make a good choice for ourselves and…

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Let us make a conscious choice to “view out there” while we stay Steady, Strong, Positive, and Peaceful within ourselves and our lives and worlds. Remember that things are changing rapidly moment to moment…and that means anything can happen. Let’s make that a Positive thing!

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BLESSINGS!

All images are from Google Images with credit to quoters where possible.

Weekend Inspiration ~ What’s That You Say/Think?

 

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I was in meditation the other day working on shedding an old pattern that I don’t want to carry with me anymore. The old pattern is a familiar one…the one about “fighting with myself”. I think we all know those inner battles we have, those back and forth conversations, those silent but loud verbal wars we have with ourselves over our feelings and our right to have them. And the guilt, remorse, and invalidation we pour on them. I added this to my “Daily Bucket List”…not to fight with myself anymore. And then, in meditation, a wonderful mantra came to me and I want to share it and put it out there for anyone who may need a focus to change this pattern too.

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The mantra is: “No More Fight; Peace, Love, and Light”

It is simple, quick, and catchy. I repeat it over and over again when I find my thoughts going to battle, or even when I am ramping up to frustration or anger, and it gives me a moment to refocus and take a different direction. It also replaces the “$%*&$#@^!” thoughts (you know what they are! 🙂  ) and fills my mind, heart, and soul with Peace, Love, and Light. Bam. Mission accomplished! I just changed my mood, focus, and energy and turned it to something affirming and positive. One thought at a time, one day at a time. And…an added bonus is…all that Peace, Love, and Light radiates out into the world and floods over all and…you just feel better.

When I went looking for media to add to this blog, I was blown away by some of the pictures and quotes, so I am leaving them here for you to soak up, inhale, breath in, and feel…

…and I wish for you a weekend full of “No More Fight: Peace, Love, and Light”.

Blessings!

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Stay Steady~Think Peace~Be Love

 

I am going to leave this blog up through tomorrow, with an added message to Stay Steady on your path to the Light. Do not let the negative or hostile energy sway you from what you know is true and what will help and save us. Which is Love, Light, and Peace.

Stay Steady in Love…Stay Steady in Thoughts for Peace…Stay Steady in your Light!!

Blessings and Love to All!

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As we move into this weekend and next week, tensions are high and we are all thinking about what the future holds and how we are going to navigate through it all. Certainly, no matter what happens, there will be an onslaught of energy.

But also…no matter what happens…we have the power, our Personal Power…to have our immediate space and surroundings filled with what we wish it to be. We all have our Personal Space, radiating about 3 feet out and around us. Let us draw a boundary around that space and declare that within it…we will think and feel only Peace and Love. We may not be able to “get everyone” to think this way…but we can get ourselves to do so…and create the energy with which we can remain Steady…in Peace and in Love.

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If each of us do this…that Peace and Love will touch the next one and grow, then touch the next one, and grow ever wider, and can then spread across the landscape and reach others. We must not allow the dark and negative energy to permeate us and cast us off our path or dim our Light.

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So…no matter what…think Peace…and Be Love. It is the only thing that will keep us Balanced, Steady, and Moving in the Right Direction. Even when it looks like everything else is falling apart.

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Stay in Peace…Be Love. Blessings!

Closer Than Farther

 

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We all have “things” we are waiting for…events, plans, holidays, vacations, dreams to come true…etc. We even have negative situations that might loom or we know we are looking to come. I do, in fact, have one such very positive situation I am waiting for its conclusion to take place.  And then I can begin another wonderful adventure. And sometimes…shock!…I can get impatient.

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But, something occurred to me over the weekend that caused me to look at it this way:

Every day, every moment, every thought…brings me one day, moment, or thought closer to what I am waiting for.

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No matter what we are waiting for or looking forward to…impatience only makes it seem longer in coming. When we focus on the anxiety of waiting, and hoping for swiftness, and frustration that it is not happening in the time we wish it to…we are just adding to the anxiety and exasperation, making us edgy and cranky and cuts into our desire for daily inner peace.

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If we can accept that everything comes in its own time when it is meant to, do our spiritual work for its conclusion, and relax into its inevitability…than we can retain that daily peace, let go of impatience and frustration, and stay balanced and focused on all the other things that need our attention.

Keeping the focus and belief on the outcome, goal, destination, or completion keeps us from getting entangled in impatience and wasting that energy…because what is coming will come whether we spend that time in irritation or peaceful belief.

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So this is it: Every day, moment, breath…brings us ever closer to what we desire, dream, plan, or wait for. Spend that time in the belief and peace that it comes. And our quality of life gets ever richer.

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Blessings!

Thoughts For The Day

 

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This “thought” is so important right now. With the current state of the energy as it is…we are having to bring ourselves to the base point of our Beliefs, our Faith, our Light…over and over again, day after day…to declare it over and over…to bring it forward into focus time and time again…for that is what is called for now. That we state…again and again…this will not change me from who I truly am and will not dampen my Light or  strike out my Flame.  We must run this over and over in our heart, mind, and soul…to remind us, to make us believe it, and to declare it in the face of the darkness.

Even as the storm rages around us, we will stand firm in the Peace of our Inner Self, and we will radiate that, and share it with the world, and make a difference. And we will have Peace…one Heart, one Soul, one Mind at a time.

Cleanse, Ground, Set Boundaries…and be at Peace.

Blessings!

About This Energy!

 

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I am writing this post as a bit of a message from me…no cards, Runes, or oracles today. Just me.

The current energy flow is knocking us around…tossing us like leaves on a windy day. We get up in the morning and try to be “normal”…but this energy that is permeating our world seeps in and begins to take over, and we are affected by it. With all that is going on around the world…this flow of energy is dastardly. Everyone is feeling it. And having a rough time managing through it. World events, weather, and personal woes have accelerated with this energy, and it “looks” like no matter what we do, it is difficult to rise above it. In my work these recent weeks, I find myself repeating and reinforcing the same message, reminding people of a few things that will help with this process, and encouraging everyone to stick to these things, to not allow the rampant forces to overwhelm us. I share those things here too, in hopes it will help in some small way.

The most important thing is…we do not have to allow this energy to take over our lives. Even though it is rampant and strong and permeating…we still have command over our Personal and Sacred Spaces…and we must not let this energy lead us to believe anything else. It would have us believe that we have no choice but to succumb to it…but that is not the Truth. And does not have to be “our” truth. Once we take this in and believe it, we can do something to reinforce our energy and personal power.

So, the first thing to do is…Cleanse and Get Grounded. Whatever your spiritual or religious beliefs, there are processes, prayers, meditations, and rituals for Cleansing and Grounding. Do them. Often. I have just such a process I teach, and do myself, and it helps so much. Just yesterday morning, I did my Cleansing process and felt and saw the sludge of negative energy cleanse from my system and aura…and I felt so much better for having done it. I then Grounded my energy with the Earth Mother, reset my Boundaries, and declared my Sacred Space clean and clear. I was able to go on the rest of the day Balanced and Centered. Even though “that energy” was still near, I was better able to keep it outside my Boundary and not allow it to overtake my day and mood or affect how I felt and related to others.

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Much of the angst we are all feeling is not connected to anything in our own lives. I have heard so many people say, “I don’t know why I feel this way, nothing is really wrong” or “I don’t understand why I can’t get out of this funk” or “I am crying all the time and I don’t know why”. Certainly, we all have issues in our lives to deal with…but with the enhancement of this negative energy, those things seem bigger and harder to manage. But, the real issue is…much of the negativity we are feeling is because of the global negative energy that is rounding this planet. If we can remember that…and Cleanse ourselves of it as often as possible…it will make our own issues easier to handle. And…it will press back on the global negative and help to change the flow.

Each time one person Cleanses, Grounds, and gets their Light shining again….it connects with another who does the same…and that gets the Light flowing again. It is so imperative that we do not let this dastardly energy win by allowing it to take residence in our lives. Yes, we must deal with it and the world’s problems and find solutions, etc….but we do not and must not allow it to become the norm. We must fight it…and fight it by using our Light and the tools we have to keep our own space, our own lives, our own hearts and souls clear. By doing this…we contribute to the collective Balance and Peace we all wish to see become reality. That reality begins with our own lives…and from there spreads and flows into the world energy.

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So, let us each consider and focus on what we can do to keep our own energy Clear and Grounded, which helps us to operate and be in our lives in a better way, which helps the collective. It is a ripple that begins with each individual. This is how we can make a difference right now, in our own lives and in the overall energy.

Stand in the center of the circle of our life as the Spiritual Warriors that we are, raise our swords, and declare that we shall vanquish this dastardly foe…one moment at a time…one day at a time…one Light circle at a time…and as each of those connect…we begin to build a circle of a far different nature…and Balance and Peace become possible.

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(If anyone wants to know about the Cleansing and Grounding processes I teach, please feel free to contact me at the email address on the contact page. There are two blogs about Boundaries posted last week if you would like to reference that process.)

Go out in your life today and be that True Self that you are no matter what is happening around you. Remember…our Core Self never changes…it is always there to support and guide us…even when we feel everything else has overwhelmed us. Be the Light Force that you already are. Be Brave and Compassionate and Steady. We WILL get through this…and we WILL get to a better place. Believe!

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And, from my Heart and Soul to yours, I send you Love, Light, and Support! May each of you be filled with Love and Peace this day!

Blessings!

The Importance of Boundaries

 

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Yesterday’s blog post had the Armadillo sharing its message of wisdom about Boundaries. Armadillo wears its armor on its back and can fend off enemies and energy easily with that protection. Its message to us was to pay attention to our Sacred Space and set our Boundaries to protect it and keep unwanted energy from affecting us. So…let’s talk a bit about Boundaries.

First of all, we all have our individual “space” we occupy in this world, and we have a right to claim that space and protect it. In fact, it is necessary so that we can be our True Self and live our True Life. It is when we allow energy, thoughts, and words from others around us to affect us that we become confused and overwhelmed…and we lose sight of that True Self amid the chaotic energy. This is where setting Boundaries can help.

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To be clear…a Boundary is not a wall. It is not meant to shut out anyone/thing, or to keep us isolated and withdrawn in fear. A Boundary is a powerful yet subtle demarcation of our space, in which WE define what we wish to experience and how we wish to live our life. Without Boundaries, we are sponges, absorbing all the chatter and energy around us, taking it in and becoming confused as to what we really believe. Are all these thoughts ours…or do they belong to someone/thing else and we have soaked it up into our minds and made it our own. We also soak up all the chaotic negative energy that swirls around the globe as worrisome events take place. As we also do with the thoughts and judgments of family, friends, and co-workers. There is a great deal of “stuff” that we take on on a daily basis. But…what if we did not have to, and we could keep our Sacred Space clear, giving us the clarity and peace to live our Truest Life?

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Boundaries are flexible, you can see through them…but they are powerful, sturdy, and durable. Consider that a Boundary is like a mesh screen…the kind that are on our house windows. These screens allow us to open the window and have air flow through, but they keep bugs and flies and dirt from getting inside the house. They can also deter intruders. By having screens on the windows of our house, we are not stuck inside, or held back from seeing or experiencing what is outside, but we are protected from things getting inside to us. This is exactly what Boundaries do for us on an energy level.

So take a few moments every day to close your eyes, take some deep breaths, try to clear your mind…and then visualize yourself standing in the center of a circle. You have drawn this circle around you, about 6 feet out from your body. This circle defines your Sacred Space. Really manifest that circle and make it strong and defined. Know that within that circle, your Sacred Space is yours and no one elses and that you have a right to have that space be just as you desire. Within this space is your experience of life and you get to choose what to experience.

Now, around the edge of that circle, erect a mesh screen around the entire circumference. Know that the screen is durable and sturdy, because you make it so. You can see through the screen, but you also know it will protect you and keep out what you do not want in your space. Again, you have the right to make this so. It is your life and your space.

Once the screen is in place, look around your space and take everyone and everything in it and place it outside your Boundary, thereby clearing that Sacred Space just around you. As you sweep all of the thoughts, worries, problems, people, issues, and fears outside your Boundary…let it all know you are not ignoring it or pushing it away, and you will deal with it all in the right time and place and when you know the answers…but for the time being, you are moving it out of your immediate area so you can gain some clarity…and so you can have a crisp, clean, clear place to operate from. Take a deep breath and feel the relief of having cleared your space. Within that clearing, you have so much more opportunity to see things from a different perspective and to have space and time to figure things out. You will also see that…when all the “stuff” is moved outside the Boundary…what is left within it for you is your Power, Strength, Wisdom, Peace of Mind, Calm, Compassion…all the things we need that get buried under that which we absorb and get overwhelmed by. And also, we move the heavy burden of energy from the global chaos we have affecting us right now outside that Boundary…because it dampens our Inner Light…and we need that to shine now, more than ever.

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The idea is…that WE have command over our Sacred Space and what we experience. We do not have to take on anything that is not what we choose for our space. We do not have to allow people or their thoughts and judgments to affect us…nor do we have to take the chaos of the world and make it our own. We can set that outside our Boundary and choose to live in the Light of our Souls. We can stand strong and refuse to allow that energy to make us do or be something we do not want to be…unhappy, fearful, miserable, overwhelmed.

Boundaries have a subtle yet profound power…and when we set them…it makes a difference in the energy around us…and things will begin to look different as well as people around us acting different toward us. Try it and see. Practice Boundary setting on a daily basis, and see what changes in your life.

Within our Sacred Space and the Boundary around it, is the Love and Light we would live our lives by. And the Peace we seek is there too. Boundaries contain our energy from spiking everywhere and getting into other peoples space as well. It also keeps others energy from invading our space. There is enough space for everyone if we define our Sacred Space and respect the same in others. Then, we share and gently lean on each others space without invading it and taking over.

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Boundaries protect us…but they also free us…to be our True Self and True Life, as we would have it.

If anyone has questions or would like assistance with Boundary building, or anything else, this is part of the work I do in my practice. This is what I teach…and I am here for you if needed. Just email me from the contact page.

Now, set your Boundaries today, and give yourself the experience of the day that you want, not what everything/one else around you says you should have. Be You…and experience that within your crisp, clear Sacred Space!

Blessings!