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Rest and Quietness…

Run My Dear,
From Anything That May Not Strengthen
Your Precious Budding Wings.
Run Like Hell My Dear,
From Anyone Likely To Put A Sharp Knife Into The Sacred,
Tender Vision Of Your Beautiful Heart.
Hafiz

TODAY: ‘I greet you on this most glorious of days, days of light, dark, wind and rain…what is to follow is change most victorious with re-alignments of both the planet and her people…’*

I woke to a day that felt uncertain, fresh, cloudy, with soft beads of water hanging on everything outside, from a night of gentle rain.

WORD: Timelessness

COLOUR: Gold

I FEEL:
To everyone I offer quietness
To everyone I offer peace of mind
To everyone I offer gentleness 

This year, including these past weeks…has been a roller coaster ride, with many dramatic highs and shattering lows. Occasional nano seconds of fear and panic, followed by hope and elation. Other moments of complete weakness and a need for sleep, yet a restlessness within.

Often I have felt alone, depleted, bare…followed by new realisations, growth and forgiveness. Understanding and acceptance have been constant.

INSIGHTS: Our journey has to be through Grace. For many of us, past experiences are being acknowledged and released so that we may walk through any storm, taller and with Grace.

Look at the World and look at your life…we each need to make sacrifices, perhaps starting with very small ones, moving through and towards larger compromises – this leading us back to balance as humans, as a society and for our life on Earth.

THE COLLECTIVE:
“We ask today for rest and quietness, unshaken by the world’s appearances”
A Course in Miracles

Each one of us is different and needs different…
Some of us are more sensitive than others. Once we begin to understand who we are and how we react to outside issues and events, we can begin to make changes that will allow us to bring our best to each day.

If you find certain days more of a struggle, slow down and take it easy. Take a day to rest. The world isn’t going to go anywhere while you recover. And when your feel re-balanced and whole again, go back out into the world to play, to share, to give.

AFFIRMATION: “I AM truly Blessed every day…”

‘Someday everything will make perfect sense’
Paulo Coelho

GOLDEN TARA – A new ColourKEYS Essence

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*Taken from a channelled message received by me.

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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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Wakefulness…

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“Our wakefulness is fragile…”

Ashtara

TODAY: Silent, mild, hazy, soft, stabilising.

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IN ONE WORD: Understanding.

COLOUR OF THE DAY: Coral

HOW I FEEL: Aware, watching, listening, outgrowing, moving…

PHYSICALLY: Resting, allowing, restoring, absorbing…

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INSIGHTS: I am becoming aware of how much intel/info out there is generic…stretched, adjusted, condensed, copied, re-written, re-thought…

Digging deep inside my own heart and soul, to get a sense and feel – of what is real and true for me.

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THE COLLECTIVE: “Whats next could be vital, exciting, interesting, and even more if we open ourselves NOW and let it in…” Ashtara

Paused. Uncertain. Hesitant.

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“And remember to treasure those that endure with you, however few and far.”
Toko Pa

AFFIRMATION: “ I AM eternal …”

Colour Matrix Essence – ‘Parting the Waters…’

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The Quickening…

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No one knows what makes the soul
 wake up so happy!


Maybe a dawn breeze has blown the veil


from the face of God.


Rumi

TODAY:

The predawn air is moist, the morning silent…the town sleeps…well, perhaps not all of us.
It has been a hot night, with me tossing and turning. Many thoughts floating through my mind. A new Essence making itself known – I sense its presence. Potentiality.

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ONE WORD: Potential

COLOUR OF THE DAY: Hazy White

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HOW I FEEL:

“And in the end we are just that: delightfully and magically human.”

Bobbie Klein

It has been a bit of a roller coaster ride for me these past 3 weeks. Many ups and downs, but in a gentle undulating way. Motivation came in waves…often a complete lack of it!

The world, the weather, the planets, the moon and the sun – all these giving off the energy of change. The people around me too, have been ever changeable. The world has felt uncertain.

This year has been challenging in very different ways from what we have known and understood before. What a journey this is, with intense learning in every possible moment!

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PHYSICALLY:

There have been days of joyful vibrance and others when I have felt lethargic and slow…Days of intense energies all around me, and in me, downloads, then depletion.

I have created time to sit in silence and allow ’empty’ times to be restful, calm, nourishing and spiritual, allowing me to hold my heart steady, and with deep compassion for those who are struggling or feel lost…

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INSIGHTS:

The enlightened man is the greatest stranger in the world;

he does not seem to belong to anybody.

No organisation confines him, no community, no society, no nation.
 Osho 

‘We tell you not to feel guilt over ‘rest time’ that your body is calling for. There is much change happening within and around you.Your personal requirements are altering daily. Allow this to be. Do not use old linear thinking of how you view your current lifestyle. This will alter rapidly within this year.’ Yod via Ashtara

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THE COLLECTIVE:

“Have patience with everything
unresolved in your heart
and try to love the questions themselves.
Don’t search for answers now,
because you would not be able to live them.
And the point is to live everything.”
Rainer Maria Rilke

A ‘quickening’ is taking place and we have begun to move forward very swiftly…I am sensing that the rest of this year is going to be fast, challenging and unsettling. Brace yourselves…We will be awakening to many new ideas, concepts and perhaps with a new visions for our own future…

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AFFIRMATION:

“I let go of the control of my mental mind. I connect to the love and wisdom of my heart…”

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Blessings from my heart – to all my friends with family in Italy…RIP


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Courage and Faith…

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Courage lives at the heart of this journey. 

We cling to the familiar and sometimes it kills us. 
We have to step beyond our comfort zone and make a leap of faith onto the growing edge of our Soul. 
Faith in yourself is everything.

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TODAY:

“I am not interested in a spirituality that cannot encompass my humanness.”

Oriah Mountain Dreamer

Changeable, sunshine, strong wind, movement, a new calmness.

There was a strange feeling to the morning – or are the starry (Sirius A&B) energies beginning to settle?
I cant find the exact word; it felt hazy, opaque, and sound almost muffled…very still for this morning hour.
Not even a tweeting bird? We have all been through so much in the past weeks, perhaps this is a perfect time to take some time to rest and settle. There have been days when I have felt as if I was on a runaway train, and then days of deep fatigue and lethargy…like today.

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IN ONE WORD:

Faith

COLOUR OF THE DAY:

Pastels…

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HOW I FEEL:

“When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes.
Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.” 

Paulo Coelho

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If we are truly here to make a difference we must exist unconditionally. I know, we have all heard this before, but do we really know what this means? Unconditionally or unconditional love is not an idea, it is not an emotion, and it is a way of being! And we must walk in that at all times, to the best of our ability, knowing that everything we do – ripples both outward, communicating with all of creation – and then inward, as we ourselves evolve further into a Light(Being)ness.

Sometimes, even for me, it is hard to know how to apply unconditionality into everyday living. How to touch others who just don’t get it…yet… My words, even actions, don’t always seem to be enough…

“…Maybe if we spend more time enjoying the world and one another it will change for the better all by itself.”

Robin

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PHYSICALLY:
Who do you think you are
Chasing after a Star
Collecting hearts in a jar
Mind you don’t catch cold
Is that icicles I see around your Soul

Our physical bodies, as well as every particle of life on earth, are being accelerated in energy, vibration and consciousness to the maximum that each body can comfortably hold.

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INSIGHTS:

“Stop trying to fast-forward the movie of your life, chasing futures that never seem to arrive. 
Instead, bow deeply to yourself as you actually are.”  

For the past few months I have begun to really feel the shifts and changes more deeply. As if there is a quickening, an intensification. During these weeks and months – I have begun to feel my body recalibrating…A feint quiver within. I watch too, as my personality, and personal needs are changing. Some days, its more noticeable.

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As we continue to evolve, we become more unified, we deepen our sensitivity to the innate wisdom and beauty of all of creation, and further open the channel to access information held in universal consciousness.
Many of us, have felt levels of confusion coming up… There always is when one reality gives way to another! In that in-between place, that walking a tightrope, and new potential has not yet been seen, or realised, or become fact – doubt and anxiety can obstruct what is waiting to come forth!
Can you feel that or sense it?
We are In-between an ‘old reality’ and ‘the new’, which is not yet clearly in view?

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“I am soul. I am vast. 
I have a right to fully honor my sacred purpose. 

I decide how far I go on this path. 
I am here for a reason, and I won’t stop until I find it.”

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THE COLLECTIVE:
All things are connected like the blood that unites us. 


We did not weave the web of life.
We are merely a strand in it.


Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.


Chief Seattle

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This new phase is a perfect time to remember to breathe into our hearts and accept where we are.
Breathing deeply into the heart always brings us back to a place of centre. Many of us grow impatient as we wait for ‘change’. Yet its you who are hugging the ‘old‘ tightly to your chest.

Fears grow, yet you sense that you are moving forward, yet, staying still. Two steps forward, one step back, over and over – hoping to reach deeper hidden places within, so as to connect higher with a new ease, to the Stars and beyond. Some feel out of balance and alone. Hearts seek balance and to be held safe and settled in love. We all long for truth, peace and expanded light.

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‘We are lost in a way of life that has dulled our higher senses and taken us away from our God-centeredness.’
Michael Massaro

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AFFIRMATION: ” I am divinely guided protected and loved always…”


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We Are the World…

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“This is why it hurts the way it hurts.

You have too many words in your head.

There are too many ways to describe the way you feel.

You will never have the luxury of a dull ache.

You must suffer through the intricacy of feeling too much.”
— I Wrote This for You

TODAY:

By 7am, I had fed all the birds that visit here daily, watered all my plants, and enjoyed the cool morning air. Its Sunday, and there was not a sound in the town…not even a car.

Yes, we have had blisteringly hot weather over the past days…Its years since I was in such heat! Nothing like this ever before in the SW! The humidity has made it almost impossible to sleep. I have been getting up at about 3am, feeling too hot, sitting at an open window until dawn. And then taking short naps through the day…

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ONE WORD: Adjustments

COLOUR OF THE DAY: Crimson

HOW I FEEL:

Politics and ‘happenings’ are fast moving…as we all continue walking on egg shells…wondering what next. We as individuals, can change little on the surface…as we watch and wait…

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The past 2 weeks have been tough for many of us. On all levels!
I can feel and sense just how much is going on – on a myriad of levels and layers. And of course the world events only highlight for us the inner chaos we all still hold…and reflect…

Now, lets hold the fort, stay sane, do our level best to be good citizens, walk tall and exude as much love and higher energy as we can muster…And so it is…

Then this week; as I sat in the serene bliss of the Chalice Well Gardens – with people all around me, who were as appreciative of Nature and that sacred space, it was wonderful to be there again – and to realise that I was part of that world…it felt perfect!

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PHYSICALLY: One day at a time…

INSIGHTS:
“The only way to gain power in a world that is moving too fast is to learn to slow down. And the only way to spread one’s influence wide is to learn to go deep.
The world we want for  ourselves and for our children will not emerge from electronic speed but rather from a Spiritual stillness that takes root in our Souls.
Then, and only then, will we create a world that reflects the heart instead of shattering it.” 


Marianne Williamson

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Everyone is either soaring or sinking. To those who are soaring, well done! I understand that you are working through some intense issues right now. If you are one of those who feel as if you are sinking, don’t be afraid.

Step back, stop, wait and listen. What you will find is that you are struggling against the very things that you want to release or let go of. And most likely for reasons that are not even your own truth.

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THE COLLECTIVE:

There is much fear with the economy and how things will work out, but Dear Ones, don’t worry! If you feel worried then let the feeling of worry come and let the feeling of worry go…

For the next few months you will be challenged; to step out of a fear based reality and step into a love based reality – will not be easy.

The secret is to stay present, know that everything is okay in the moment, for there is a collapse coming in the way business is done and ethics are being put in place, so that it becomes a fairer and more honest world…

Kryon

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AFFIRMATIONS: “I AM Love…”

‘The state of our present world mirrors our deprivation – the loss of our relationship to the sacred in Creation. The Earth is calling to be recognized again as a Sacred Being.’
Unknown

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*Honouring The Magdalene – 22nd July – Feast Day of St. Magdalene.