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SATORI – My Newsletter – Spring Edition is done!

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The Spring Edition of SATORI – My Newsletter is complete and uploaded on the Newsletter website:

http://www.alorahsnewsletter.com

I have had many beautiful messages and heartfelt emails this morning about this edition of Satori –

I am deeply touched and shed a few tears….

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‘The mailing list has been sent out and it is uploaded.
If you would like a pdf copy, send me your email address and I will send a copy to you!

Enjoy!’


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Good Friday (God Friday)…

“And Jesus said to Mary: Cast this sadness away from you and do this service

Be a messenger for me to these wandering orphans.”

The Coptic Psalmbook

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I have lit candles for Christ, for Mary and for Magdalene…I have done an Invocation for the World and the meaning/appreciation of this day…

To me, its about death and rebirth, really….

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With Easter and commercial easter-egg sales taking center stage on these holidays, its interesting that few take the time to remember its the time of Christ – the crucifixion – we are meant to remember…

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So, what ever you do today, take a moment to think about what you want to let go of, and what you want to birth into your life today…

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You are every image, yet I am Homesick for you.

Rumi♥


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Losses and Great Gains…

What did you find in the fields today.
You who have wandered so far away?
I found a wind-flower, small and frail,
And a crocus cup like a holy grail;
I found a hill that was clad in gorse,
 I saw a star and a moonlit tree;
I listened…
I think Goddess spoke to me.
Hilda Rostron

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TODAY: I greet you all from a very icy Glastonbury.
Thin layers of white shiny ice coating everything outside…Bright sunshine was my gift as I looked out to greet the day!

ONE WORD: Perseverance

COLOUR OF THE DAY: Spring Green

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HOW I FEEL: ‘In spite of the distractions, I must not forget the true meaning of life…’

Although my health has been fragile, I have had many new ideas come to mind. I have worked with letting people and places go completely, after years of holding on…
One of which is my Newsletter, Satori. I have been writing a 7-8 page Newsletter for 10 years. I am very grateful to the loyal followers, many who have followed the Newsletters from the very beginning. Even with changes of name and format…I am truly grateful to you all! Yet, I feel it is the right time to stop.

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Firstly it is a 2 week project, working at it constantly often 5-6 hours a day, every 2 months – it is all consuming at that time. Finally after many suggestions and nudges from friends, I will settle down and write a book or two…whether I will complete one, I am not sure. I know I am far better at writing short articles…time will tell.

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PHYSICALLY: I have had 10 challenging days, with health issues taking a turn and in the end, tears were shed out of pure frustration…I have changed what I eat, completely, after discovering I am allergic to many ‘ordinary foods’ and I had Acupuncture mid-week.
Since then, I have slowly and quietly been getting back to myself…still fragile and weak, but I can feel the improvement…Actually – I began to feel better that afternoon, as we drove towards Somerton for my appointment, through beautiful Somerset countryside…green rolling hills and farmland, bridges, rivers, and baby lambs frolicking…As I gazed out I thought; Some years just float by with little change, but this year is changing me on very deep levels…

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INSIGHTS:

“Anyone who is not aware of the radical movement on the planet. Be it the environment, politics or spiritually.
Is very out of touch, or fearfully hiding within an ‘old planet mentality…”
Ashtara
As information is thrown around FB and the internet, one becomes more and more aware of the ‘haves and the have nots’…and those in power that hold us exactly where we are.

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THE COLLECTIVE:

‘Love all the Earth, every
ray of light, every grain of
sand or blade of grass,
every living thing. If you
love the Earth enough, you
will know the Divine
Mystery.’
Dostoevsky

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We have found ourselves this year, perhaps confused, angry, helpless and saddened by wars, the refugee crisis, earth disasters, animal cruelty (especially elephants and rhino), and the deaths all of this brings, deaths that have affecting the lives of millions of people.
It is clear to me that we have entered a very powerful time in the history of our planet! May peace return to earth…

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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.
Dostoevsky

AFFIRMATION: ‘I AM happy, healthy and well…”

*Green Pomander Spray from the Colour Matrix range.


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The Links Between Us…

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‘Sometimes the love of the world is not good enough,
pure enough or true enough – to touch your heart and leave you empty.
This only calls for a love of a higher quality
and it’s this longing that inspires evolution.’ 
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TODAY: At last! A bright sunny day, after several icy cold, dark days, with rain and strong winds…It feels comforting and energising! Roll on Spring!

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IN ONE WORD: Endurance!

COLOUR OF THE DAY: Ice-Blue

HOW I FEEL: “I would say there exists a thousand unbreakable links between us and everything else, and that our dignity and our chances are one…” Mary Oliver
Accepting, slow, languid, enduring, looking at life ‘out there’ with curiosity, amazement, at times irritation, compassion, understanding, love and forgiveness.

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PHYSICALLY: These past few months have been a real challenge for me. I am doing my utmost to look at the broader picture. Weak and feeble right now, getting over a severe ‘gastric bug’ – or was it caused, in part, by a reaction to the Iodine injections I was given when having the Heart CT Scan…hmm…

INSIGHTS: Powerful Moons, followed by the Eclipse, solar flares to add to the mix! These recent events and shift have been so powerful that there is no going back, not for anyone…Lets take our time to absorb and settle body and mind. We need to allow these changes be what they are, knowing that changes are happening to all of us – whether we like it or not or believe it…

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“Eclipse energies can continue to work for days prior and days after the actual event. From here we are heading into the Spring Solstice and a Lunar eclipse. All of these are pushing us to dig up all that no longer serves and start new. It really is an intense month. Be very aware of your self talk, don’t beat yourself up for how you feel physically or mentally….” Jenny Schiltz.

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THE COLLECTIVE: The winds of change are blowing…pay attention. Silently watch, listen diligently, with an open mind and heart. But don’t let it stop you in any way…keep your dreams alive and take small steps daily to create them…

Live more fully, even in those moments of silence or aloneness. Understand that you are fuller, richer, and closer to your Creator than you have even been…Let the new breath of God lift you higher and breath you forward towards what it is, you always dreamed of…

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AFFIRMATION: “ I AM happy, healthy and well…All is well in my world…”


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Leaky pots

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How we value and care for ourselves allows us to love and enjoy others more deeply. I find the message in this Post very valuable for us all…Blessings Ashtara

‘With the first name that comes into your head: who is the most important person in your everyday life? (I should point out here that the dog doesn’t count, regardless of what she thinks……’

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