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Looking Beyond the Obvious…

“Another world is not only possible,
she is on her way.
On a quiet day,
I can hear her breathing.”
Arudhati Roy

TODAY: A chilly day, expectant, softer…Yet, ever changing, birthing the new, with winds of change blowing strongly.

WORD: Grace

“Grace is a power that comes in and transforms a moment into something better”

Caroline Myss

COLOUR: White

I FEEL:
“I became aware of my destiny: to belong to the critical minority as opposed to the unquestioning majority.”

Sigmund Freud

I am sensing that we are beginning to regain balance and strength. Yet, expect days when we feel overtired, overwhelmed and too weak to go about your usual routine…Rest, be kind, allow time to restore your energy and regroup.

PHYSICALLY: We have experienced Solar flares, eclipses, equinoxes, full moons and much more. Sleep may not come easily, then nights of deep sleep. Lack of appetite shifting into extreme hunger and cravings. Restless legs, body, or mind comes and goes. Aches and pains here and there and everywhere, then no where…a few of the ever changing ‘ascension’ symptoms many are experiencing on a daily basis.

INSIGHTS:
“Would you like to save the world from the degradation and destruction it seems destined for? Then step away from shallow mass movements and quietly go to work on your own self-awareness. If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself.”

Lao Tzu

Lift your face to the heavens, breath in deeply, begin to live in the way you hoped you could, that you dreamt of and truly desire to be true for you! Step towards your dream and embrace it! Surrender to all else.

THE COLLECTIVE:
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes.

You can steer yourself any direction you choose.

You’re on your own. And you know what you know.

And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”
Dr. Seuss

Look beyond the obvious. New energy will enfold you over the next weeks. The world is living on two or more realities simultaneously. Many Souls will be leaving this Earth.

Working through quantum leaps in energy and identity, need constant awareness and focus. The changes can cause feelings of lost identity. This can be emotionally and mentally disconcerting, but if we remain focused on being grounded, in the best way you know how, it will give a stronger sense of self with clarity of heart and mind.

‘On this path you will find yourself many, many times resisting with every fibre of your being just being here. There are places that will open in this blossoming which you would not want to open.’

Chameli Ardagh 

All pictures from my Pinterest/Ice Queen

ColourKEYS Essence shown ‘Illumination’

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The Gift of Life…

This time on Earth is a tremendous gift! 
An unwritten book, a blank canvas…
provided for our own new creation. 
Yet, there is nothing to says that life will remain as it is…
Ashtara

TODAY: I looked out at a clear blue sky, green shoots, buds, tulips and daffodils blooming! And, sunshine!

WORD: Bliss

COLOUR: Golden

FEELING:

“No matter how dark the night…

somehow the sun rises once again and all shadows are chased away…”

Today I am walking on sunshine! Last week was an extremely tough one for me. There were moments when I thought I may not make it through. I worked through some deep painful wounds, that exposed themselves as I was writing my life story.

I apologise to my Blog followers for not writing my Blog as often. I must admit to being absorbed by the writing of my first book. I am at 29,000 words, about half way now. Which is more of a surprise to me than anyone else.

It has been suggested to me for years now, to write. I responded with a standard answer “I can’t write, I could never write a whole book” One morning something clicked into place, I sat down and out it all began to spill out of me.

To live deeper we have to go to the places that help us find a slower rhythm.
But simply going to these places is not enough.

We have to let these places touch us, change us, speak to us.



Oriah Mountain Dreamer

PHYSICALLY: Healing, settling, quiet. Gratitude fills me today.

INSIGHTS:
I have come to bring out the beauty you never knew you had, and lift you like a prayer to the sky


Rumi

Part of unconditional love is loving the small stuff, noticing even the most functional. Treating every person and creature who come into our lives as if they matter. In fact flowers, plants, pets, cars, kettles and even material objects respond to love, gratitude and appreciation. Let us all Bless things as we go about our day.

THE COLLECTIVE:
As the larger Universe spins us deeper into the Mystery, multiple changes inspire us to take a more conscious route.
 For those who have eyes to see, the signs of rebirth and renewal are everywhere.

For us in the Northern Hemisphere, a long winter is finally ending! Come on! Throw out the old tired jumpers, jackets, sox, tights, belts, boots, bags, and any other well worn items!
Rid your home of the clutter, papers, books, magazines, odd crockery, cutlery and more.
Start this Summer fresh, clean, colourful, energised and re-newed!

AFFIRMATION: “I am blessed…”

Colour Keys Essence – The Core – Pure Joy – www.colourmatrixessences.com


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Celebrating the Earth – Is the Spring here?

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“Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”…
“It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine…”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden

MY DAY: Is Spring here? I am not sure. Crisp clear cold air, without the expected golden sunshine above – but the delightful daffodils show their beautiful faces regardless. Followed by rain, wind and more cloud.

MY WORD: Time for an ‘Adventure!’

SOUL COLOUR: I see swirls of Green and yellow…

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HOW I FEEL:

“Pay the thunder no mind – listen to the birds.”
Ready for the new! To shift, to move, to experience, to change, to be fully accepting. To grow, to allow, to trust to surrender, to dance!

BODY FEELS: Healing, resting, restoring, stronger and alive!

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MY INSIGHTS:

“If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”

E.B White

We are activating codes from deep within our hearts to assist our evolution to soar! We are transforming ourselves on every possible level.

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THE COLLECTIVE: Nourish the body, get sufficient sleep, exercise, meditate, study, spend time in nature, contemplate and reflect more. Pay careful attention to your thoughts and spoken words…live.

Expose yourself to great art. Be creative. Help others. Aspire to worthy things, be gracious and kind, appreciate Nature, the Earth and All That Is…Allow your wisdom to shine through, have loving healthy thoughts and ideas…

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“And the secret garden bloomed and bloomed
and every morning revealed new miracles.”
Frances Hodgson Burnett


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Springtime Is Awakening…

 

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“And the endlessly long winter had at last turned to Spring.
From life to death and back again to life.
It was indeed the greatest magic in the world.”

Spring is a magical time of year during which nature uses vibrant colours to signal the coming of longer, brighter and warmer days ahead. It is also a wonderful time to meet new people, catch up with friends, plan holidays in the sun, and see if perhaps something even more than beautiful spring flowers, might begin to blossom. Lets go full steam ahead into Summer!

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“Tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?”
Mary Oliver

1. Flirt with strangers.
2. Eat an exotic fruit..
3. Kiss a baby.
4. Buy yourself flowers or a new plant.
5. Cut your hair.
6. Buy flowers for a friend who needs cheering up.
7. Sing in the shower.
8. Call your Mother.
9. Wear a scanty black thong.
10. Sip a cup of Jasmine Tea.
11. Plant a tree.
12. Eat good chocolate.
13. Walk barefoot under the stars.
14.Take a lover if you don’t have one.
15. Read a good book. Anything.
16. Let someone else do the dishes.
17. Give yourself a secret name.
18. Incorporate flowers into your daily life.
19. If you don’t have an altar, create one.

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20. Expand your knowledge base by taking up a new hobby.
21. Practice Grace.
22. Or at least accept it.
23. Be gentle intentionally.
24. Read Anais Nin.
25. Eliminate plastic from your life.
26. Give up eating meat.
27. Breathe Life in deeply.
28. Really stop and smell the roses.
29. And love the dandelions.
30. Dance naked.
31. Incorporate your spiritual aspect with your physical one.
32. Write poems on toilet paper for others to find.
33. Cultivate generosity. Especially towards yourself.

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“Here, also, the future was cried aloud by the wind through the rocks, so that all those who heard would shiver

and then the liquid spring song of the thrush, would make all the beauty of moonlight and sunlight blend together

making it true, so true, that happiness must come again” 

Elyne Mitchell

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“She turned to the sunlight…And shook her yellow head,
And whispered to her neighbor:
    “Winter is dead.”

A.A. Milne

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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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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…”

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Destiny Brought You Here…

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“Take me to the places that teach you how to dance,


the places where you can risk breaking your heart…


And I will take you to the places where the earth


beneath my feet and the stars overhead

make my
 heart whole again and again


Oriah Mountain Dreamer

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TODAY:

“And the secret garden bloomed and bloomed
and every morning revealed new miracles.”

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Crisp clear air, golden sunshine above, with delicious warmth and a truly glorious Summery feel!

IN ONE WORD: Exuberance

COLOUR OF THE DAY: Gold

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HOW I FEEL:

“Your body cannot heal without play.

Your mind cannot heal without laughter.

Your soul cannot heal without joy.”

Catherine Rippenger Fenwick

A slow languid beginning. I smiled as I saw the clear blue sky. I felt stronger, rested, revived. After a few issues with the visiting squirrels and their tenacious instinct to find food, whilst trampling plants and breaking the bird feeders(again)…sigh…I used the Yellow Pulse Pomander, with all its citrus aromas…taking in a few deep cleansing breaths, I began to re-balance…finally I sat down with a cup of tea… I soon felt renewed, ready to embrace this gorgeous day!

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INSIGHTS:

“The most difficult thing but an essential one –

is to love life, to love it even while one suffers,

because life is all, life is God,

and to love life means to love God.”


Leo Tolstoy

We need to stay clear about who we are and what we believe…be as kind and honest as possible within your own world…rest, relax, and allow life to flow in the best way you know how.
Let us settle down, surrender to it ALL, and bless this time we have here on Earth. Remember, we are key players in a ‘game’ that we chose to explore and live through. So, whats the rush?

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THE COLLECTIVE:

“I am stronger than depression

and I am braver than loneliness

and nothing will ever exhaust me.”

Elizabeth Gilbert – Eat, Pray, Love

What I am seeing is how fast we are able to move through our issues and barriers. This confirms that we are moving swiftly forward! Yes, we do seem to be hurtling forwards at great speed into a new and unknown world.
As we each begin to heal old wounds, we allow dated beliefs and patterns to be removed – and soon we become more comfortable being with others – able to meet on equal footing – eye to eye, thigh to thigh, heart to heart. Thats when the real vulnerability begins…

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AFFIRMATION: ” I AM Joy!”

“There is a profound necessity at the heart of individuality.

When your life awakens and you begin to sense the destiny that brought you here,

you endeavour to live a life that is generous and worthy

of the blessing and invitation that is always calling you.” 

John O’Donohue, Eternal Echoes

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