Every love story has its own path. But they all involve surrender. To surrender is to allow. It’s an opening to what is already there, breathing space into the alchemy of emotional intimacy.
“Souls never die, but always on quitting one abode pass to another. All things change, nothing perishes. The soul passes hither and thither, occupying now this body, now that . . . As a wax is stamped with certain figures, then melted, then stamped anew with others, yet it is always the same wax. So, the Soul being always the same, yet wears at different times different forms.” ~ Pythagoras
Well, that’s one long title!
Fitting though, as the extended cycle we’re entering into has many of us feeling the pull of the planets since last week.
I know that some of you are getting eye rolls from family, co-workers and friends when you express how these times are affecting you. Never mind, they’re feeling it too, but chalking it up to too much drink, or not enough sleep or their mother-in law!
So here’s a run down of what’s what. I usually find August plenty challenging…’cause Leo…plus I’m married to one. But this year, add in an eclipse or two then a retrograde, and the fall-out is considerable.
Lionsgate Portal* Between July 26 and August 12 – felt most strongly on the 8th.
Lunar Eclipse * August 7 – 8
Full Moon * August 7
Mercury Retrograde * August 12 – September 5
Solar Eclipse * August 21
Let’s begin with the understanding that even while all these occurrences are direct portals to parallel Multiverses, the Underworld, and our philosophical/emotional/intellectual view of ourselves and the world around us, we too are direct portals to these places.
Our eyes, what we speak, what we do with our everyday, our thoughts, our ears…all portals!
Just like the moon, the sun, or any planet, you are also a cosmic body, and while they affect us with their movements, we also affect them. That’s right. You are a cosmic mover and shaker. Think of it as energy, or, as I like to visualize it, those floating bubbles on the computer screen. Everything out there, including the heavenly bodies, is simply pure energy, and we are communally rubbing shoulders, exchanging information, empowering and influencing each other with our movements.
So now that we see it in this way, we can visualize ourselves as part of the mystery, not some hapless victim of universal forces.
Humans, as an incarnated energy, emit quite the frequency into the matrix. Crowd mentality has infused us with the idea of Here. We are here, the cosmos is out there, up there, around us – but in reality it is within us. We ARE the Universe, quite expansive, energetically indestructible, able to shift realities simply with intent.
Picture your body, then picture all your energetic bodies (aura) spreading out around you. While to the naked eye you are stationary here, in fact, where your energetic body meets universal energy (the space between the space) you become part of All That Is, and are everywhere. The anchor of your energy, your physical body, is where you feel and process the movements of the planets. Because we are very dense energetically in human form, we feel the flow of the planets, sun and moon as a disturbance to perceived equilibrium. Uncomfortable, right?
We are already experiencing the effects of the Lionsgate Portal, something that occurs every year in July/August and is felt most strongly on the 8th. The Sun, Earth and Sirius move to specific points in the sky. Sirius is our Spiritual Sun and what activates the Third Eye, or Pineal Gland. We open to higher wisdom, or in essence, to our higher self, as well as intuition, telepathy, clairvoyance.
About Lionsgate – I like this article from Forever Conscious;
“For the Lionsgate Portal to be activated, the Sun has to align with the star, Sirius which is bigger and brighter than our own Sun.
Sirius is known as the Spiritual Sun, and is believed to hold knowledge and wisdom from higher Divine realms.
When the Sun and Sirius meet during this period, their energies intensify and Earth is able to receive “light energy” from both of these celestial bodies.
Our Sun is already warm and nourishing enough and delivers the energy of life, but imagine what happens when it combines its powers with Sirius.
If we think of this symbolically, it is like planet Earth is being bathed with two of the most powerful lights in the sky.
This light energy can enhance spiritual awakenings, bring about new insights or a new awareness and it can also help to raise the consciousness of the planet.
It is this highly activated and spiritually advanced energy from these stars that help to activate the portal and send an influx of higher vibrational energy for us to use.
The Sun, being in the constellation of Leo which is symbolised by the Lion, is why this star portal is referred to as Lionsgate.
It is also interesting to note that this portal is at its peak on August 8 or 88. In numerology, 8 is also a powerful number that represents infinity, power, divine connection, rebirth and higher realms.” © Forever Conscious
The Lionsgate portal is significantly one of the most powerful times during the year to communicate with the Spirit World, aside from October 31 – Samhain.
Extreme vulnerability, feelings of insecure footing in one’s life, an intense connection with the Seeker archetype, an almost unbearable ache for ‘home’ can be part of Lionsgate. Do not run from this, it’s your soul remembering where it came from and what it has experienced in all previous lifetimes! Another symptom may be a surreal sensation of pressure in the Crown Chakra and Third Eye areas – as if they are being wedged open. This is Wisdom making herself known. Don’t hide from Her. She can be an uncomfortable cloak to wear, but without Her, we are only scratching the surface of our existence here on Earth.
Full Moon, Lunar Eclipse, Lionsgate, Solar Eclipse – a process of alternating illumination and shadow casting. As Above so Below. Expect to find clarity and also to dive deep into your own darkness. There you will find balance, which is what this Full Moon will be all about. Sun opposing Moon, light opposing darkness as the moon is eclipsed. And we will see that just as light and dark need each other in the sky, they also cycle within us. It is the very nature of this dimension – duality.
To see the beauty of Shadows, we discard the idea that a spiritual practice is about honing away our darkness. It is simply Universally impossible to be the Light without the Shadow Side.
While Mercury retrogrades, communication can suffer or blossom; it depends on us. Awareness is key. Both the Lunar Eclipse and Mercury lead us towards examining relationships, life purpose, emotions and home.
The Solar Eclipse, when the moon passes between the Sun and Earth and occults our view of the Sun, triggers a very ancient fear of being left in darkness, out of favor, god-less…you see the pattern the psyche follows when what powers our planet is temporarily hidden. *Occult – that which is hidden – not a bad thing after all, it is the mystery of life*
Surrounding this, feelings of abandonment may surface. At the bottom of this lies our relationship with ourselves. To be connected to Source, is to be connected to Oneself. When we lose ourselves, we lose sense of Source.
How do we lose ourselves? By tending to the needs of society, family, friends, jobs, obligations, etc, at the expense of our own light. Note I didn’t say we’d bring about our own suffering by paying attention to reasonable responsibilities, but to those which damp out our inner spark and intuition about what’s best for us.
Focus on Conscious Empowerment This August;
To tell the truth, we are in a continual cycle of ups and downs, the planets do their thing, externalizing our internal landscape. We won’t ever be done with retrogrades or full moons or eclipses. We will always play with fire, light and dark will color our soul journey. There is barely a breath of relief between one celestial occurrence and another. The wheel turns and we with it. What we make of it – that’s where the magic is.
Let’s support each other during this incredibly powerful period in time – non-linear of course, haha! Let us be kind. Let us observe the sky and our internal universe. We are but stars. And that is a beautiful truth.
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I used to be afraid of the word Witch. What if I called myself one and someone was offended? WTF? But that was a few years ago.
We are so damn fortunate in present day Canada to walk in our authenticity.
This is for the ones who were tossed violently aside by society once upon a time.
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May’s New Moon Ushers in The New Earth.
May 24, 2017, The Moon in Taurus is Void of Course at 3:08 p.m.
May 25, 2017, The Moon enters Gemini at 8:15 a.m.
The New Moon opens the New Dimension at 3:44 p.m.
My loves, I wonder if you have been feeling an anticipation coming into this new moon?
One symptom of this moon’s energy has been a confusion about direction. As if one wanted to step forward into something but the direction was not quite clear, as if there was a veil over our intuition.
Some people report being of two minds, of standing with each foot in a different world. Others are feeling a sense of loss, wishing to look backwards, but being compelled forward!
Gemini’s influence is already permeating our psyche and spirit, offering us a choice that seems impossible. What is this choice?
A new moon is always about new beginnings. This one is about the beginning of something ascended masters have been speaking of for centuries, and the angels have been speaking of for time immemorial.
Since the prophesied end of time as we knew it, the last 26,000 year cycle spoken of by the Mayans, this dimension has been readying energetically for the shift into The New Earth. My loves, the portal to the New Earth is fully open as of 3:44 p.m. on May 25th and remains open until for the whole of the Aquarian Age – the return of the Feminine!
What does this mean? What is a New Earth and how will we experience it?
The New Earth occurs in a dimension that we can choose to enter. There has been a cyclonic surge towards it, the only imagery I can provide is one of a rocket entering the atmosphere of another planet or the moon. There is propulsion towards this dimension, an increased activity in energetic force which by its very power seems terrifyingly frightening (terrorism, political upheaval, war, increase in refugee crisis, environmental stress/disasters, human rights violations) and then, the moment when we break through into the next level, and discover ourselves on the other side of that dark energy that happens just before the light, and we find ourselves literally in a new world.
The whole of the Piscean Age has been rooted in war and disconnection so this period of thrusting through as I describe above has been going on for all of recorded history. My first question to my guides was “does it not seem as if we’ve always been in this approach of the New Earth in terms of violence and hate?” The answer was that to us it does seem like a very long time but in the scheme of things, it is a mere second.
Since I was raised in the Christian tradition and already have a connection to Christ Consciousness, my guides have used what is familiar to me to translate this message. Jesus spoke of a new earth, where if memory serves me correctly, the lion would lie down with the lamb, and people will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation, nor will they train for war anymore. There is also the idea that some of earth’s inhabitants would enter the new earth while others would not.
This Ascended master spoke in parables which were grossly misunderstood and misconstrued. What he was speaking of was a dimension where those who chose to, and were ready for ascension, could live in without actually leaving the space they occupied physically. It is an ascension of spirit, not body, although he himself did take his body with him when he left, as did other great Masters, and we will all at some point remember how to ascend in this way.
This New Moon heralds The New Earth, not surprisingly to the Mayans and other Indigenous tribes who understood the signs of the planets and stars.
Those of us who are ready to initiate the energy of this New Earth, will do so, and transition to the new role in consciousness, while some of us will choose to remain in the conscious state of the earth as it is at present moment, to help those who must stay behind, as the energy of the preceding dimension plays itself out until it disappears. This is hard to explain but think of life as a series of holograms which can appear or disappear at will according to their own purposes. I am unfortunately no physicist so explaining the intricacies of quantum physics truly escapes me. So sorry!
I don’t know if you’re jumping up and now or not, but this is the biggest news that has hit this projected thought from Source since the habitation of this planet!
Something to Know about Ascension to the New Earth.
Those who ascend are not in any way ‘better’ or more evolved than those who stay. The religion I was raised in taught me that the ‘bad’ people would stay in the old world and the ‘good’ people would go to the new one. A very clever and manipulative trick that unfortunately has influenced a great many. The New Age movement is also guilty of propagating the myth of more ‘conscious’ types ascending while the dregs of humanity does not. Ego has had a hay-day with such rubbish.
The truth is, all people are simply incarnated light beings, we are all inherently Love, but in this world of dualities, we experience our lessons in varying stages of readiness, and while some remember their divine nature readily, others provide the ground for lessons such as forgiveness, compassion, empathy, etc. On this planet, we have been learning the road back to Love. I am not privy to all the reasons why, but suffice it to say, there are many civilizations watching what happens here with great interest and anticipation of our awakening.
Any thoughts of ‘us awakened ones’, versus ‘those unconscious ones” is the ego clinging to its prime source of food, judgement and drama. The ego is an essential protective force by the way, so please don’t try to rid yourself of it, simply observe where it nourishes itself.
I use the word ascension because of the way our minds work in the third dimension. We see time as linear, and progressing from one state of being to another as either up or down. So we naturally think the New Earth will be ‘up there’ as referenced by the concept of heaven. But none of us are going to be above anyone else in this New Earth or below if we stay what we are experiencing now. That’s an illusion of the third dimension, just like thinking our past lives occurred ‘before’. Everything happens simultaneously. Oy, where is Einstein when you need him?
So by inhabiting the New Earth, we are simply vibrating at a frequency that recognizes the frequency of peace and love while unable to operate on the frequency of war, hate and greed.
Symptoms of New Earth Ascension
Inability to harbor anger at situations that normally would cause us distress.
Extreme compassion for the pain bodies of perpetrators of crimes and war atrocities
Strong desire for forgiveness, even towards those who have caused severe abuse and trauma
Empathy coinciding with well-held boundaries
A greater awareness of the suffering of others and a desire for altruistic endeavors
A deepened desire for a ‘different’ life, one that would have seemed unrealistic before but which now seems impossible to avoid
A desire for ridding oneself of possessions, becoming richer in experience
A great and urgent desire for knowledge, especially esoteric
A heightened awareness of one’s health
A clearer view of one’s path, or in the interim, a decision to clear the way for such a path
A desire for silence
A desire for meaningful partnerships
An overwhelming urge to purge friendships, partners
A newly awakened awareness of one’s inherent wild nature/refusing to conform to tradition/a break with the path we were following and seeking souls urgings against all the odds
A sense of peace in the face on all occurrences
A sense of inexplicable calm
A sense of being in the presence of Source at all times
An overwhelming need for time spent in nature, almost a crippling sense of sorrow when away from it
An unbearable sense of not-belonging in the present vibration; this may present as disease, but will be temporary
Spontaneous healing from longstanding illness
An aversion towards judgement
And aversion towards negative conversations
An overwhelming need for groundedness
A release from patterns rooted in negativity and low self-worth
*headaches and great pressure in the head or feelings of confusion are also common during ascension
The New Earth has in reality always been there, and millions of souls over time have chosen that frequency, so many of those whom we learn from now, (they may be called saints, great scholars, inventors, politicians, writers, artists, poets, dancers, etc) who still influence us through their life stories, lived in that dimension without naming their experience.
Before the Piscean age and recorded His-story, we were already existing in The New Earth frequency. One way we heard of this was through the story of the Garden of Eden. It is much too long a discussion to get into here, but suffice it to say that the exit from that frequency was not what we have been taught, and certainly had nothing to do with being the fault of the Sacred Feminine. In the New Earth, The Feminine and Masculine are beautifully One. The rise in Feminism is another herald of the discord between these Twin Flames.
Also important to remember is that many civilizations still exist today on that frequency, the portals can be found at Mt. Shasta in California, Makana in Kauai, the sunken Atlantis (Bermuda Triangle or so), the sunken Lemuria under the Pacific Ocean in proximity to Hawaii and Fiji, and a certain grid-pattern over Great Britain (where most crop circles occur/stone circles), under the labyrinth in Notre Dame Cathedral, and the list goes on. The new Earth is not exactly new. But never before has this portal been open and so accessible for such a long period of time, as we understand it.
The number that corresponds with May 25, 2017, is 22, a master number which culminates at the number 4. 22 is the Master Builder, dreams made manifest, ancient wisdom, realization, force of nature, the future, evolution, it synthesizes and expands the powers of 11.
4 represents the beginning of a new phase, this is where the material world began, the birth of matter, within sacred geometry – Earth, Fire, Air and Water and according to Carl Jung, the quaternity of self – the thinking, feeling, sensing and intuitive man.
4 is the mystical connection between the circle (representing the Divine) and the square (the visual representation of the self) and we find it instinctively when we divide the square into quarters – seen in mandalas, and in sacred architecture within temples such as Notre Dame for instance. This is called ‘Squaring the Circle’. Crop circles also use fourness in their designs. We can’t really get away from numerology and sacred geometry as it is actually embedded in our DNA.
A New Earth is built via the number 4, just as this plane was built via the number 4.
Mantra for New Beginnings
Sa Ta Na Ma. In my Kundalini yoga practice I find center using this mantra. It is for New Beginnings.
Birth, Life, Death, Re-birth. We can use this mantra as a reminder of our re-birth into this powerful new dimension. There is so much to teach about this, I share a link for more in depth study. Please do read.
After my first trip to Makana in Kauai, I had this mantra tattooed on my inner arm to make visual a spiritual transition I made while there.
Learning to Bow our Head to the Earth
Another practice that also embeds New Earth energy and brings us to a place of gratitude is to lay our foreheads to the earth. One of the nicest ways to do this is in Child’s Pose which opens our intuition and wisdom, and is an act of surrender to what we know in the deepest part of ourselves – soul surrender, our personal truth. The attached link provides more knowledge.
To surrender like this is to acknowledge one’s full incarnation as a human and also a divine being. It is allowing our body to be grounded via gravitational pull to the earth below us while connecting our Third Eye to the wisdom of the soul.
Surrender is an important step in becoming all that we wish to be. First we let go. Then we come into our innate knowing. First we let go, first we let, go first we let go. Surrender. Peace is a natural gift of surrender. If we all surrendered, we could no longer support fear. Do you see where I am going with this? Self-mastery. Surrender your fear. Lay down your arms. Love.
“There is no way to peace, peace is the way” A. J. Muste (not Gandhi)
My loves I could go on but this is only the beginning, other messages will surface and I lay myself down in surrender and gratitude to all the beings who influenced these words and my guide Aiden whose faith in me moves me to tears even as I protest that I am surely not the medium for this type of message, and could he not find someone else to explain physics. For those of you who have invited him into your lives as a guide, you will know that he finds these kinds of protestations humorous and just tells me to keep typing. I am humbled to bring this message to you, please take it into your own awareness with every degree of discernment and personal filter. I am not here to influence, merely to share.
Consult your own angels and guides as to this process if this is your choice, protection is always wise in any kind of inter-dimensional travel.
*If you have been experiencing an undefinable dis-ease while in your body this incarnation, a tiredness, achiness, heart-ache, soul-ache, it is a pattern of vibration that signals your dis-comfort in your surroundings. My guides have two things to say about this.
One, this is not your natural state of being. This is also not your ‘fault’. The new Age teaching of placing guilt, blame and judgement on oneself and others for illness is a manipulation of truth. You are however responsible for your attention to that dis-ease and to mitigate it via whatever channels open to you (all your bodies – emotional, spiritual, physical, intellectual, ethereal, etc. – suffer simultaneously).
Two, the most effective way to find balance is through silence. We talk about it, a lot, and we talk about meditation, but rarely do we offer enough of that type of healing to ourselves. Connection to our Highest Self is where dis-ease ends. Sometimes it does happen spontaneously, usually through breakdown we find breakthrough. But so often we stop at breakdown, not realizing that it is the portal for breakthrough. Find as much Stillness as is necessary to break through.
There is a lot to say obviously about all these ideas but I encourage you into researching more beyond my words here.
In closing, and I know this has been lengthy, for all those who wish to step through the portal, I bow to you, and for all those who wish not to, I bow to you. We are One. We are all doing what we came here to do. ©
image: Mt. Shasta 500px.com
The magic continues in The Dark Pool Trilogy! Once again, meet Aiden and Sahara on their journey into love and erotic mysticism.
I will send another note as soon as we are live, and thank you dear readers for your continued and enthusiastic support!