This time of year is so like cilantro … you either LOVE it or HATE it! (If you follow me on Facebook you know which side of the fence I’m on with cilantro.) 

For me, in the Chinese astrology system, this is my lowest energy time. It’s really a tough time for me to get through. Especially since this year is my first Holiday season on my own.

I’ve really been feeling a lot of sadness and disconnect because I‘m not with my family.

It’s the first time I haven’t celebrated with my children and it’s HARD.

Now is a great time to reach out to the Angels! I’m going to pull a few cards and see if they have a message to help us through this time of chaos and craziness.

Ready? I’m going to pull 3 cards.

The first one is where we are blocked, next is our action card and then we get the outcome card …

Ok, our first card is  … POWER.

This is where we’re stuck. So many of us feel the pressure from society, from our peers and most especially from our families. There is so much pressure to be happy, upbeat and to do it ALL!

We get steam rolled by the advertising and hype. We have to buy presents for this person and that person. It is so easy in this overwhelming time to just lose yourself, to lose your power and lose sight of why you’re here and what you’re supposed to be doing.

Our action card … MIRACLES.

That’s what this time of year is all about!

Miracles.

Focus on the miracles that are all around you.

Stop focusing on the expectations, the advertising and the craziness … let it go.

Our outcome card … COMMITMENT.

Commit to yourself. Commit to nurture yourself and allow these miracles to be in the forefront of your experience rather than society’s expectations.

We get in our own way. We lose our POWER and feel like we are supposed to do things rather than really BE in the moment. The moment of the MIRACLE that is right NOW!

If you’re not committing to be you and to fully own what it is you want to do with your time and energy than that’s when things go haywire!

Self-care is so critical at this time of year … whether it is taking a bath at the end of the night, reading a good book or getting out and exercising.

That’s what I want to ENCOURAGE you to do!

Feel free to reach out and let me know what this season is like for you. I’ll be sending you LOVE and prayers.

I wish you a wonderful Holiday Season!!

I’m sending you big love and big hugs,

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What is the TRUTH?

Most of us did not grow up in an environment where we were cheered on all the time, where we were empowered to follow our desires and dreams.

How about you?

Were you taught to praise yourself for things you do well? To feel good about every aspect of who you are and what you do?

Do you find yourself downplaying your gifts, strengths and accomplishments and focusing more on your mistakes, shortcomings or failures?

In today’s video, I want to challenge you to look closely at your beliefs and habits (maybe even some of your new found beliefs and some practices that you are working on turning into habits).

Don’t get me wrong – I am in no way saying that I have all of the answers, or that my connection to the DIVINE provides me with the ability to KNOW everything.

What is the TRUTH?

The TRUTH is, in the moment, whatever you NEED it to be to move you to the next moment.

First, let’s look at what we can do to help ourselves feel good … and in the process allow for us to move towards a more beneficial way of being.

The only thing we really need to do to get into full alignment with the DIVINE and our gifts, is to recognize ALL the things we are doing well and CELEBRATE them!

Not only should we celebrate the things we are doing well – we should celebrate everything … even those things we do that are distasteful and that we want to find a way to STOP doing.

Whatever we resist, PERSISTS!

Instead of beating yourself up … EMBRACE IT!

It will twist your whole understanding when you go from:

I’m NOT going to …

to

I AM going to …

Try it … think of something you have been trying to change, an aspect of who you are that you don’t like, that you have been saying you were NOT going to be anymore.

Got it?

Now take your sentence and turn it to the positive.

Here is an example:

I’m not going to drink for a month!

Ouch, say it out loud. It feels heavy (even if you are not a drinker it just feels hard … like you are depriving yourself of something).

I’m going to go alcohol-free for a month!

Not so difficult … liberating, easy.

See the difference?

Give that a try …

I’d love to hear how this works for you!

Love and Blessings from Maui,

 

P.S. I know – I said “FIRST” … watch the video for the second way in which I want you to take a step back and look at your beliefs.

Who is really CREATING the things that are happening?

Does this new perspective resonate with you? Are you feeling the chills of TRUTH?

Seriously, I would LOVE to hear from you about this!

Whenever we think of manifestations … wish for the power to manifest things in our lives we only think about the GOOD things that we want to see happen. The GOOD things that we want to receive or experience.

We never really think about the fact that we are CONSTANTLY manifesting (most of the time by chance, unconsciously, and even unaware).

Watch the video (above) for a GREAT story of manifestation completely gone haywire!

This was a prime example of frantic energy, of trying to get too many things done at the same time and it all just EXPLODED!

We’ve all been caught up in situations like this one … ok so we haven’t all dropped cash on the ground, been doused in gasoline and been forced to race away from the gas station to get to the beach and make a call.

But I am sure that you can look back on a situation (or two) in your life where you just felt that you were falling down the rabbit hole and the idea of meditation or Angelic support was the last thing you could even have thought of.

If you are in a frantic situation where things are going from bad to worse to HORRIFIC.

If you can catch yourself in that moment, remind yourself that you have a choice!

You can keep going down this road allowing these things to happen or you can stop it right now by lightening the mood.

Make a joke.

Take a deep breath.

Come into yourself and just notice your breathing.

The best way to deal with situations like this is to prevent it from gaining momentum in the first place.

When you first notice that you are feeling like you are in a FUNK … when you first notice that things are not turning out the way they should, that you are just not in alignment with your day and your surroundings …

Ask yourself:

“What AM I facing right now?” “What AM I going through?”

If you don’t you’re going to end up manifesting things that you really didn’t want.

Remember LOVE is all you need!

Let me give a little spin to that sentence …

LOVE whatever moment you ARE in.

You have to LOVE whatever you ARE feeling, whatever you ARE experiencing, whatever you ARE receiving.

It’s NOT that you MUST always be feeling LOVE to be HAPPY … it’s that you MUST find the way to LOVE where you ARE!

Love and Blessings from Maui,
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Have you ever had a nutty day?

A day where everything seems to be going against you?

A day where you WANT to speak up for yourself (and maybe you do), a day where it just feels like everything and everyone is out to get you?

It’s so easy being at home, setting up your own little bubble where you can listen to the right music, meditate and stay in your happy place … but when it’s time to go out into the real world it’s not always easy to maintain that high, HAPPY vibration.

Every single time you come into contact with another human being there is an energetic interaction … and you have the CHOICE to either join that person on their vibrational level or provide them with the CHOICE to join you on yours.

Remember … people only know how to treat YOU the way they have been treated before.

When someone attacks/yells at you they are not really yelling at YOU.

They are creating behavior that has been done to them. They are putting it on you because you’re an EARTH ANGEL who can take that energy and NOT react to it.

When you are truly in your SPIRITUAL space you can counteract their energy in 2 ways …

You can either:

  • Bless them, or
  • Compliment them

That will take down their barrier.

The reason they are attacking YOU is because ENERGETICALLY they know that YOU have something that can HEAL the pain within THEM!

Now, they will likely respond to your blessing/compliment in one of 2 ways … either they will respond with a snarky comment or they will be skeptical, but the air will have been let out of their sails and the anger will dissipate.

The way we allow ourselves to become victims is if somebody comes at you with a lot of negative energy and you REACT, then you fall to their level of lower vibration and it dominates YOU.

 This is not about becoming a doormat.

It’s about being LOVE … at the end of the day, if you are just 100% LOVE in every situation, that’s standing in your POWER.

I want to share the gift of blessing with you … this is going to change your life when you start doing it.

This is about being fully in your body and letting your heart stay open.

Here are the 3 steps to praying

  1. Bless those who suffer
  2. Bless those who created or inflicted the suffering
  3. Bless those who are witnessing the suffering

Say the prayer out loud and then start FEELING it in your body.

Think it, say it and then feel it (this is the part that we miss … we don’t normally pray until we FEEL it.) This is the part that will change your life!

Bottom line … we all want to be LOVED.

Love and Blessings from Maui,

I just received an email from Cara Yowell – “The Queen of Metaphysics”.  She explains how to write yourself an abundance check in order to bring “more” into your life, whether its money, friends, a new special someone or anything that you want to expand in your life.  As the New Moon is tomorrow, I thought I’d share with you her instructions:  Enjoy!

The New Moon is on July 11, 2010…but it is no ordinary New Moon!  It comes along with a Solar Eclipse, making it especially powerful to begin new projects, rise to the challenge, and take on commitments.

Abundance Check Ritual in the New Moon

This ritual has been handed down through so many people that its origin has become unknown.

What are Abundance Checks?

Abundance checks are a tool we can use to create more abundance in our lives. They are written within 24 hours after a New Moon. Surprisingly, you really don’t even need to believe that the check will work when you write it. You will however be amazed at the results, as you will see increased abundance in your life, in some life area. It is not always financial, but certainly in an area that you need.

There is a traditional manner, which has been handed down, that must be followed. If you do not have a checking account you can draw a check on a piece of paper and fill it out the same way -the results will be the same, more abundance for you.

How To Write Your Abundance Check:

1.) Within 24 hours after a New Moon, take a check from your check book. Where it says “Pay to,” write your name.

2.) In the little box on the same line where you would fill in a dollar amount write “Paid in full.”

3.) On the line underneath your name, where you would write out a dollar amount, write “Paid in full.”

4.) Sign the check: “The Law of Abundance”

Do not put a date on the check. Do not write a specific dollar amount in the check. Put it in a safe place and forget about it. The Universe will take it from there.

Many people are skeptical about trying this until they do it. After the first time they realize the power of these checks and do them routinely every month! Try it yourself and see!

If you enjoy this little experiment, do it for the next three New Moons and see what happens.

HERE’S A DEFINITION OF ABUNDANCE FOR YOU:

“True prosperity is not measured in terms of palaces, servants,
cars, chauffeurs, fur coats and real estate, but in achievement,
contentment,confidence, freedom, inspiration, beauty; in a clear
conscious, abounding health and energy, rich thoughts and deep
awareness; in harmonious relationships with others, love and
devotion of friends,guidance in times of uncertainty, courage
in the presence of fear,protection in the midst of danger, and
peace of mind; and in the sense of joy that comes from the
realization that God(the Universe)is instant and unfailing Supply.”

—Dr. Robert Russell