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Pause and Listen…

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The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. 


For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, 
that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.


M. Scott Peck

TODAY:

Dark. Gentle. Pre-dawn silence. Wet. A chill in the air. Expectant…

IN ONE WORD: Heartfelt

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COLOUR OF THE DAY:

Emerald Green – “This Emerald frequency aligns into a particular aspect of the Christed light that is within your heart spaces…”

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HOW I FEEL:

I have finally reached a pleasant plateau. Yet I sense the building up of an energy of change in our world. I sense that it could be close at hand, I feel the vibration. Reset? Recalibration? Alteration? Expect what you never expected to arrive, and soon…Watch banks, governments, big corporations.

PHYSICALLY:

Taking one day at a time. Every day seems totally different, with my body re-adjusting constantly.

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INSIGHTS:

“How did it get so late so soon?” Dr. Seuss

September is upon us and the door of opportunity is open. As the door stands ajar, Light is shining through, this is the light of opportunity, the light of your future. As September comes we get pushed; pulled; squeezed or thrown into our future. This is the time when we can see our dreams coming into reality. When things we have been waiting so long for, to start coming true.” Pat Angrove

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THE COLLECTIVE:

After having for so long done no more than allow itself to live, Mankind will one day understand that the time has come to undertake its own development and to mark its own road…

Teilhard de Chardin

Minds are striving to keep control, in a world that does not resonate with the heart. Fears and judgments and man made rules, seem to compromise the fulfilment of the heart. At the very same time – Can you feel a new lightness, the uplifting support, the intensity of the love beginning to seep from our hearts…
Pay attention to everything around you. Become super aware, super tuned in to every little thing…

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AFFIRMATION:

“I will not to leave any aspect of myself behind,

I will not over-ride any aspect that needs to pause when an inner story needs to come to the surface.

It could be emotional, mental, spiritual or physical. 

I will pause and listen.”

Newsletter at: http://www.alorahsnewsletter.com

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Leaping Towards the Light…

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TODAY: Wet, soft, rainy, overcast, birthing, quiet…

ONE WORD: Transition

COLOUR OF THE DAY: Deep Pink

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HOW I FEEL:

“Because beneath the small daily trials are harder paradoxes, things the mind cannot reconcile but the heart must hold if we are to live fully: profound tiredness and radical hope; shattered beliefs and relentless faith; the seemingly contradictory longings for personal freedom and a deep commitment to others, for solitude and intimacy, for the ability to simply be with the world and the need to change what we know is not right about how we are living.”

Oriah Mountain Dreamer

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After a couple of weeks of less than vibrant health and low energy, added to that, erratic sleep patterns. There have been days when I feel so deeply tired, as if I am holding up all the walls…and other day when I feel ever hopeful and inspired, ready for what ever come next.

I have surfaced today, after a much better sleep last night, feeling energised and alive! Feeling as if I have come through a massive Initiation and/or physical re-alignment – is it complete? I know I need to listen to my heart and be gentle with myself…

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PHYSICALLY:

‘So do not let a weary body and a perhaps somewhat befuddled mind hold you back more than necessary.’

Aisha North

Lets not go there today…(chuckling)

INSIGHTS:

“Sometimes ‘who am I,’ is not as important as leaping. We know what is the next leap we need to take. Leaping toward the Light, and right divinely lifted flight.”

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There have been days when I feel as if I am dragging myself around, but at the same time, I am very aware that something spectacular and significant is happening to our world!

Some things that are familiar and comfortable, even pleasant, are falling away and will be no more. On a global level there are elements that I do not feel happy about, but I am doing my best to look at the big picture and a future which I know, is not visible yet…

‘When we love and care for ourselves with all of our flaws and fractures, doing the same for others becomes a natural way of living.’

Ashtara

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THE COLLECTIVE:

“This is the reality we live: aspiring to be at our best, longing for and sometimes finding meaning and connection within ourselves and with that which is larger than ourselves, we are undone by messy bathrooms, traffic jams and burnt toast.”

Oriah Mountain Dreamer 

A ‘rocky ride’ ahead for the rest of this year and into 2017. That is what I sense and feel. More changes are coming, not all will feel right or comfortable…

I understand that to compensate for what we are living through right now, we need constant nourishment, healing, quiet time, and allowing self-acceptance and self-love to flourish.

I strive to keep returning to a place of balance – (to the best of my ability). I am keeping my mind and heart open and receptive to everything around me and in me…and watching…waiting…treading water…

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AFFIRMATION:

AM evolving through Love, I AM Ascending back into Love. I AM LOVE…

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Newsletter – SATORI – Summer Edition

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The Summer Edition of my Newsletter – SATORI – has been uploaded to the website:

http://www.alorahsnewsletter.com

There are many back Editions there for you to enjoy too.

“I have written thousands of editions of Newsletters, in various forms and formats, from different countries, with different names. Not only the Newsletter, but I myself have changed names and evolved…”

“I have decided to complete the journey of this ‘Newsletter’ after 10 years, at the end of this year.

I want to thank all of you who have been faithful readers from the very beginning!
And the many who constantly visit the website, to read new and old Editions – you, I have never had the pleasure of knowing…Thank you from my heart!
You are all appreciated and loved.

There will be 1 more Edition of Satori to end the year. Plus many back Editions to read online.

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Excerpts:

‘You of Earth are guardians/ keepers of sacred encodings. They will open as a flower that has been in bud too long seeking to know itself as a flower.

Your dreams of old have fallen off you like petals on a plucked rose they no longer serve who you are becoming.’

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‘Through taking care of our inner life we learn everything we could ever need to know about taking care of our outer life. Serve yourself first, then find a way to pour that wisdom forth through all that you do in the world.’
Chani

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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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Listen to Your Life…

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“Listen to your life. 
See it for the fathomless mystery it is. 
In the boredom and pain of it, no less than in the excitement and gladness:

touch, taste, smell your way to the Holy and hidden Heart of it, 

because in the last analysis all moments are key moments, 

and life itself is Grace.” 

Frederick Buechner

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TODAY: Gently raining. Dense low cloud reaching down to us…Stillness with an undercurrent of a more restless and simmering energy. What lies beneath the surface, I wonder…

COLOUR: Pastel Yellow/Gold

WORD: Sweetness…Il Dolce Far Niente‘The sweetness of doing nothing…’

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FEELING:

“Throw off your tiredness.

Let me show you one tiny spot of the beauty that can’t be spoken.”
Rumi

I get these ‘giddy swirls’, is the best way to describe it…and feel as if I am falling off this world…and into another.
My days seem to drift gently by, yet on another layer of my life, time has folded and is screeching ahead at a speed that is astounding! For this reason days meld and blend and may change from intense, insightful, tired, happy, sad, wide awake or mentally astute.

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INSIGHTS:

“Perhaps the most important thing we bring to another person is the silence in us,

not the sort of silence that is filled with unspoken criticism or hard withdrawal.

The sort of silence that is a place of refuge, of rest, of acceptance of someone as they are.

We are all hungry for this other silence. It is hard to find.

In its presence we can remember something beyond the moment,

a strength on which to build a life.

Silence is a place of great power and healing.”

Rachel Naomi Remen

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Life is hurling ahead at a speed that none will understand or believe – until much time has passed and we are reborn and able to ‘see’ with new eyes. I feel the changes hourly and understand fears and uncertainties.
As I move through different layers of my life, in and out I see it, I know. I get a picture of the dreams that awaits us, and you my dearest precious friend are next to me in all those dreams.

COLLECTIVE:

‘Oh soul, you worry to much.

You have seen your own strength, you have seen your own beauty.

You have seen your golden wings.

Of anything less, why do you worry?

You are in truth, the soul, of the soul, of the soul.’
Rumi

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In the past weeks and months I have had request for advise, and conversations with clients and friends about how tired they feel, how pressured, how ill, forgetful, torn, out of balance and rushed, rushed, rushed…especially if you have a career and young family to manage.

‘How to do this? Nourish the body, get sufficient sleep, exercise, meditate, study, spend time in nature, contemplate and reflect more, and pay careful attention to the thoughts and lives of great men and women throughout history. Expose ourselves to great art. Be creative. Help others. Aspire to worthy things, like understanding and appreciating the Creator better, and being wiser, and more loving, and healthier.’*

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My response is this: Simplify your thoughts and so your life. Stretch time…Pencil in ‘Me’ time. Become aware your need for balance in your life…Then slowly allow for different way, leading to a happier, more relaxed and fulfilled you…layer by gently layer…

Make some choices that are a stretch for you…reach for what does not seem possible in your regular daily regime. See it as simplifying it all. Begin to be more ‘you…’ Do it, don’t think about it too much, or pretend that you are about to do it! Trust yourself! Live the dream that is in your heart now…It can be revised later. Be who you are, drop the masks, the rigid outer casing…Then very gently, expose more of who you know in your heart, you already are!

Change your hair, wear new colours, try new things, be bold, be courageous, love who you are, relax more, perhaps dance and sing, or make time sit alone in silence…let old emotions and hurts go….weep, then dine lavishly, rest often, sleep more deeply and laugh more freely. And drink…water, water…water…cleanse and let go.

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Begin to allow the word ‘rejoice’ to enter your world…make sure that you are being True to YOU! Escape negative influences, leave them behind with love and thanks, release yourself from all their fears and limitations. Be free…surrender.

AFFIRMATION: “I am happy, healthy, wealthy and wise…”

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Dance on the Edges of Time…

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“Let your life lightly dance on the edges of time

like dew on the tip of a leaf.”

Rabindranath Tagore

DAY: Icy cold, dark, silent, dreamy…I woke to a very cold bright day. It was damp and frosty outside. Birds were scurrying back and forth, I felt dreamy, languid, far away…slumber was beckoning to me…that half dream waiting to take me back to dreamtime…Was I actually awake? Hot coffee was needed.

WORD: Transition – Accept the changes you see, hear of, feel and know – to be true. 

COLOUR: Violet

FEELING: Warm, grateful, accepting, riding the waves.

BODY: Challenged.

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THE COLLECTIVE: “It feels like the whole universe is working together to help us wake up. Forget about that snooze button on your bedside table…it will keep ringing, for everyone, (every 5 min so it would seem) until all aspects within us and outside us have shifted.” Dana Mrkich

INSIGHTS: Courage lives at the heart of this journey. We cling to the familiar and sometimes we need to be courageous and step beyond our comfort zone. Taking a ‘leap of fate’ in keeping with our Soul Purpose. Faith in yourself is everything.

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 ‘When you see beneath the surface you see with the eyes of God.

See with a great hope and a deep knowing.

Become a seer of what is invisible to the human eye but not the human heart.

This is your place of balance.’

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AND THEN: I am going to suggest my Colour Matrix Essences. Make use of these sprays and the ‘bath therapy’ Essence – to keep you feeling balanced, safe and cherished. The essences and remedies, using tinctures of flowers and plants, organic essential oils, water from the Chalice Well, crystal infused – creating the most sacred aromatherapy blends I can possible offer you. The aromas are truly divine, soft, subtle, supportive, heart opening, grounding and nurturing. The Auric Angel clears your personal space and your aura, of energetic or emotional imprints or residue.

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Colour Matrix Essence – St Germain = Transition

“We have been flying against strong winds for far to long

we have forgotten that we can change direction in flight,

and let the aft winds support us.”

Unknown


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Take Gentle Time…

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“What we forget is that at the centre of it all

there waits for us a sacred emptiness,

a spaciousness,

a stillness that renews and lets us remember

who and what we are.

Oriah Mountain Dreamer

DAY: Clear, hot, summery, floaty, ethereal…

WORD: Evolving

COLOUR: White

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FEELING: Reverent. The Solstice energies were powerful here in Glastonbury and as yet, I am unable to put into words my own experience of it. I felt abundant, blessed and rich in so many ways…I felt the Earth shift – the opening – the movement and the Love…

BODY: Recalibrating – During these shifts you may need more minerals, vitamins, herbs and plant medicine. Talk to your body or consult someone with expertise in these areas. Use energy medicine, cleansing, crystal elixirs, crystals, flower and plant essences, aromatherapy, sound and music therapy. Get rest and spend gentle time alone.

THE COLLECTIVE: Doing the very best we can at this point in time, with what we know and understand to be True. Beginning to ‘understand…’

INSIGHTS: The more we rush and push for change or results in our lives, the less we achieve this. The more we push, the further we are from our center and from our higher connection with Soul and with God/dess…Bring yourself back to yourself in a way that allows for that connection, that depth of feeling, that calm and reverent softness….that fills the gap without action.

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“My heart was trembling

with an emotion that embraced everything in the World”

Teilhard de Chardin