Archive for New Age

Black Moon/Solar Eclipse

 

The New “Black” Moon, accompanied by a solar eclipse, appears on February 15 at 4:05 pm. The New Moon represents the void, a time of reflection that includes planning the future and releasing unwanted aspects of the past. It’s a time of stillness before life takes on a new form in the material world.

Eclipses reset our energy with their on/off motion, and it’s helpful to focus the mind on a desirable outcome. At this time, we have the opportunity to reset our energy (through the eclipse) as part of the attainment of higher collective consciousness.

The chart for the New Moon is surprisingly clear. With Sun (outer life), Moon (inner life, emotions), and Mercury (communications, mind) in Aquarius, it’s about experiencing oneness, humanitarian efforts, and moving more deeply into universal love. As with all charts, there are challenges, but they are surmountable.

Sun and Moon in Aquarius are conjunct (close to) Venus (love, feminine). Venus (love, feminine, material possessions) is placed in Pisces, where it is exalted, opening our being to the softer waves of love. Venus conjuncts (close) Neptune (Illusion, mysticism), eliciting dreams of personal and universal love. Neptune rules water (emotion), and this aspect hints at the power of overcoming obstacles (in this chart) by moving into the sea of collective love.

Venus (love, feminine) squares (tension) Mars (male, action) in Sagittarius. When Mars is placed in a fire sign, it’s passionate and energetic. Mars longs for action while Venus wants to dream about love and float on gentle waves of energy. In many ways, this square represents an aspect of human duality—the desire to act on ambition in the physical world (Mars) and the need to relax and rest on the harmony of the spiritual world. (Many of us long for resolution and integration of these two qualities, which will come at a future date.)

Mars (male action) squares Neptune, intensifying the conflict between the desire for peace and mysticism and the need to make changes in the physical world. Both states are needed in our spiritual/physical existence. Squares such as these with Venus/Mars/Neptune ask us to find a harmonious resolution. (It may be helpful to internalize the energies of love (Venus/Neptune) and collective consciousness before taking action in the outer world.)

With these aspects, Sun (outer life), Moon (inner life, emotions) and Mercury (communications, mind) square (tension) Jupiter (good fortune, expansion) in Scorpio.  In this case, Jupiter’s good and expansive nature may work against us. Sun square Jupiter refers to exaggeration, excess, or over-promising. Moon square Jupiter can refer to excessive generosity and/or giving too much to help others—or seeing too much good in others and not the truth. Mercury (mind, communications) square Jupiter can help in creating large, wonderful plans, but they are not usually practical or wise. (Review them in a couple of weeks!)

Jupiter (expansion, beneficial) trines (beneficial)  Neptune (mysticism, idealism) in Pisces, expanding interest about the spiritual path and leading our consciousness into idealistic endeavors. Often, we meet new and different people and/or have new experiences. The trine encourages openness and personal growth.

Uranus is preparing to move into the sign of Taurus. It’s the ruler of this Age and exerts a great deal of influence. It may feel like Mercury retrograde occasionally when traffic suddenly becomes heavy, or the computer works slowly, but it’s the transition of this time. Uranus’ square with Pluto will remain until May. As part of our growth, the two planets ask us to look at the underworld and transform whatever we see into light–or into greater understanding.

Summary:

  1. The solar eclipse offers another opportunity to reset our minds on a higher ideal.
  2. Sun, Moon, and Mercury in Aquarius attune our consciousness to collective consciousness, changes made through the mind, oneness, and group endeavors.
  3. Venus is exalted in Pisces, deepening our ability to feel and experience love on a cosmic level. This is deepened by Venus’s conjunction with Neptune, the planet that connects everyone on a emotional/astral level. (We may feel more intuitive.)
  4. We’re looking for balance between the activity of the outer world and the quiet contemplation of the inner world. (Venus squares Mars, and Mars squares Neptune.)
  5. The caution is about excess–giving to much, promising too much, and making plans that are too large and not realistic.
  6. Overall, it’s a lovely chart, which can take us into deeper realization and connection with the “all”.

Julia Griffin, Intuitive Healer and Coach

 

 

 

 

Julia Griffin, intuitive healer and owner of One True Self, began her work fifteen years ago under the tutelage of real wolves. Following their direction, Julia sees and reads energy, including animals, plants and people. She works with people in session to find their resonance with the soul, clearing patterns and alignment with their inner path.

If you would like to seek additional spiritual change and insight into your life, please contact me for information about an intuitive session.

 

Tips on Loving Yourself

 

Loving yourself is quite a feat—particularly if you do it in the right way. Like all things worth having, it requires repetition, patience, and devotion. Self-love deserves the effort because life mirrors and expands your love in wonderful ways.

Love is the most expansive force in the Universe. In alchemy, it is said that love is the universal solvent. It dissolves everything into its original nature, which is love. When all else fails, turn to love. Love is the opposite of fear. When we move into love, we raise our vibrations to a frequency that fear and chaos cannot touch or disturb.

It is the substance that underlies the composition of every particle of matter in the Universe. The true source of all is love, which can never fail us if we petition it with our heart, mind, soul, and body. It is by walking through love and opening our hearts that we will find the way.

  • Begin with a practice of making a list of 10 qualities you like about yourself. Read it daily and reflect on these qualities.
  • Send pink light (love) to yourself when you look in the mirror. Send pink light to the parts of your body that you don’t like. (They will improve. I promise.)
  • Devote part of your life to your personal happiness by taking 10 minutes to meditate and 20-30 minutes to exercise. Spend 30 minutes relaxing each day in whatever way is best for you.
  • Break patterns and focus on work (or problems) with 10 minutes of seeing your life differently, then come back to loving yourself. (You’re here for a purpose, and you’re awakening. That’s good!)
  • Pay attention to the times of day when you feel tired. Take a brief walk, rest, and/or find a way to alter your energy and attention. Thank yourself for doing this.
  • Listen to your inner self and take one action based on intuition. (You can also call on your angels and/or guides. Ask for a simple, easy action.)
  • Love yourself when you have a problem–or send pink light to it. Love is a higher vibration that gives insights–and can eventually change a pattern and/or problem.
  • When you complete any of these tasks, smile. Take a moment to feel proud and pleased.

 

Julia Griffin, Intuitive Healer and Coach

 

 

 

 

Julia Griffin, intuitive healer and owner of One True Self, began her work fifteen years ago under the tutelage of real wolves. Following their direction, Julia sees and reads energy, including animals, plants and people. She works with people in session to find their resonance with the soul, clearing patterns and alignment with their inner path.

If you would like to seek additional spiritual change and insight into your life, please contact me for information about an intuitive session.

Blue Super Moon!

Blue Moon, Blood Moon, Super Moon, and Eclipse appears on Wednesday, January 31, and it has many names and energies. The lunar eclipse will take place at 9:07 am, and we’ll feel the energy for several weeks. (A lunar eclipse is essentially a reset, a motion into darkness, followed by light.(The eclipse may also stir up patterns and/or longings from last summer’s solar eclipse.) All full moons carry the energetic blueprint of fruition, germination, and realization of dreams. A Blue Moon is simply 2 full moons in one month, and a super moon is closer to the earth than usual. At any rate, it’s all powerful!

There is definitely a magical, beneficial energy associated with the moon. Think of extra light permeating through the darkness, bringing additional illumination. That’s part of what this moon can do, and it’s definitely important to believe in our power to make dreams come true.

The Blue Moon Chart presents both challenges and benevolent energy. Moon (inner self, emotions) trines Mars (male, assertion), which harmonizes feelings and actions. Jupiter (expansion, good fortune) trines Neptune (mysticism, illusion), energizing our hopes and dreams in a positive sense. Saturn (karma) and Uranus (new age) are trine, increasing our ability to combine the old and new (worlds).

The Blue Moon conveys an equation of rewriting the past, letting go of unwanted aspects of life, and putting the two together in a new form. (Of course, the new form is “life”.) The major aspects of the chart fall in fixed signs, indicating the aspects of the self that are strongly anchored in belief, habit, and feeling. (In general, fixed signs have difficulty altering their point of view.)

Here are the major points of interest:

  1. Much of the chart revolves around fixed signs of Aquarius, Leo, and Scorpio. Sun (outer self), Moon (inner self, emotions), Venus (love, material goods), and Jupiter (good fortune). (Fixed signs tend not to express flexibility or openness to change. They do convey both loyalty and patience.) However, this chart is about finding flexibility and openness with parts of the self, others, and the world.
  2. Sun (outer life) and Venus (love, material goods) in Aquarius are conjunct, heightening our interest in the New Age, which opens the mind and spirit to both new techniques and possibilities. However, Moon (emotions) is placed in the fire sign of Leo.
  3. Moon (emotion) opposes (is opposite) Venus (feminine, love). Our emotions will run “hot”, but Venus in Aquarius is detached. The issue brings up the importance of feeling emotion, but expressing them in a way that brings communion and connection (Venus in Aquarius). It’s quite an equation.
  4. Moon trines (harmonious) Mars (action, male) in Sagittarius, a fire sign. Previously, Mars in Scorpio felt emotional and steamy, but Mars in Sagittarius moves life along at a faster pace. The trine will help in taking action to create and realize goals.
  5. Sun, Moon, and Venus square Jupiter in Scorpio. Jupiter (expansion) in Scorpio is all about passion and achieving the heart’s desires. Squares can cause tension or feelings of frustration. In this case, the assignment is to discover how we block our desires through how we live our life (Sun), the expression of our emotions (Moon), and how we love and/or define love (Venus).
  6. Mercury (communications) squares Uranus (higher mind, quantum field), so our intuition will not be completely clear. Likely, we’ll receive hints about changing lives or strong feelings about the future. But we won’t get a clear read.
  7.  Obviously, it’s not a crystal clear chart. Many aspects hint at how to merge parts of the outer self for greater connection and unity. But there’s also a mystery, a feeling of where to go–without clear directions. In spiritual work, this is considered “good” because it causes us to look within for answers that are not evident in the outer world.

 

Julia Griffin, Intuitive Healer and Coach

 

 

 

Julia Griffin, intuitive healer and owner of One True Self, began her work fifteen years ago under the tutelage of real wolves. Following their direction, Julia sees and reads energy, including animals, plants and people. She works with people in session to find their resonance with the soul, clearing patterns and alignment with their inner path.

If you would like to seek additional spiritual change and insight into your life, please contact me for information about an intuitive session.

Ascension through Sacred Geometry

Presented courtesy Spirit of Maat

Thomas Morton was recognized as one of the world’s leaders in the understanding and application of Sacred Geometry. Here, he talks of how, through utilizing sacred geometry, we can create a vortex of energy that acts as our own inner temple. Upon entering that sacred space in meditation, we can access the deep silence, becoming empowered to recognize lower thought forms and ascend in consciousness and being.

From there, he teaches, we become alchemists, transmuting intent into physical manifestation.

Julia: Just to begin, could you explain for our readers the importance of Sacred Geometry?

Thomas: Most of us who have an interest in Sacred Geometry have a burning desire to understand Creation — to know how everything comes into existence. When we have the desire to understand these things, the path takes us to higher vibrations and frequencies, colors and sounds, as both are one and the same, being but different expression of Energy.

In studying the Sacred Geometry of Creation, we first understand that creation takes place in what is known as “no time and space,” and that it then enters into dimensionality through the intra-dimensional doorway known as the Golden Mean Spiral.

Why do we utilize Sacred Geometry? The purest answer is because it creates for us the frequencies of a controlled place of deep silence, the place of The Silent Watcher, that has no beginning or end. The Golden Mean is the doorway to this place known as “no time and space,” where we can interact with Creation. It is the sacred doorway to the intuitive, the space to where we once again are God in action.

This sacred space is also an environment of a frequency of great understanding within the universal All That Is. En masse, we are creating a tremendous amount of discordant energy on the planet, and in order to again become the Master Presence that we are, we need to cease participating in the thoughts and feelings that give rise to discord. The closer we become to the Creator, the further we move from the analytical mind, and the more we awaken the intuitive mind.

This is our destination: to unlearn, as the Tibetans state it. To once more allow the intuitive to be the directing force, and allow the outer, or analytical, mind to take a step back into its divine plan of carrying out the intuitive.

So the student uses Sacred Geometry to bring in a controlled space for the purpose of entering into the Great Silence, where we then have a choice of which thoughts and feelings we will participate with. The focus and discipline of Sacred Geometry sustains the silent mind. We go into that space in order to send discordant thoughts and feelings into the Light.

Julia: Could you compare the sacred space within a physical temple to the one we create within? How does the sacred space in the physical temple come into being?

Thomas: If we take it as given that there is energy acting within the pyramids and temples, then we might first want to look to the cause of that energy. Every effect has to have a cause, so where does the energy come from?

The greatest source of energy on the earth is electromagnetic energy, energies of outer Creation that actually surround the planet and reside in what is known as the magnetosphere. In essence, the planet is a giant gyro. A solid core that spins faster than the outer shell creates this electromagnetic energy.

It’s important to understand that this energy has the acting energy of the electron, or the intelligent part of the atomic structure.

Seeing this, we can now see that the temples are like antenna to this magnetosphere. They call in a vortex of magnetic energy.

When the electromagnetic energy vortex enters the temple, the electron is split away from the magnetic wave and both are utilized to create three harmonics within the temple itself, and there are in turn three chambers in the Great Pyramid that express these three different frequencies.

The King’s Chamber represents the spiritual, and has the quality of Silence, the place of everything that was, is, and will be.

The Queen’s Chamber is the mental chamber, where for example you could write an equation one mile long and recall it all.

Finally, the catacombs, or the place of the dead, is the place of alchemy, bringing energy into the physical plane or the third dimension. New plant and animal life, for example, could be created here without disharmony, through this great alchemy of love.

So the Great Pyramid represents these three frequencies of energy and the harmonic creation of new forms of life.

Zero point — the controlled space I talked of earlier — is always present in the Great Pyramid. And we also utilize this controlled space in many of the other temples, like Macchu Pichu, that were erected as ascension schools.

The alchemy of creating new forms of life in the ascension temples took place at the time of the solstice, because at the exact moment when the energy switches either from the longest or the shortest day, there is a Zero Point where it was possible to bring these new forms onto the planet harmony with the All That Is.

Likewise, there are three energies or frequencies that are used for creation: Force, Thought (knowing), and Love. In the third dimension, these three aspects of creation are usually experienced as the experience of physicality, mind, and Love. These are the energies that actually surround us in the seen and unseen.

Julia: What about emotional energy?

Thomas: Emotional energy is not noted here because that is simply a combination of feelings and thoughts.

So we can see the representation of Being One with the Universal Creation or All That Is.

But the most important message is that we have a temple within each one of us. All of the great masters have told us of this temple. It is the Temple of the Heart.

All of the great outer ceremonies are simply representational of what we can do and become within. Ascended Master Jesus the Christ said of the miracles he had performed, “All this ye can do, and more.” The true work for each of us is within our own temple.

Julia: How do we create sacred space? How do we apply this in our lives?

Thomas: Sacred space was created before the temples. It is a state of creation itself. We can create sacred space in our own temple. If we pray or meditate in one place regularly, we then create a vortex. By vortex, I mean “spinning energy,” whether it is positive or negative. The personal vortex is also a Golden Mean spiral. The spinning of the chakras creates a doorway into no-time and space. If we can create the doorway, then we have access to the Great Silence.

So we utilize Sacred Geometry to create a sacred space from which to ascend to the point of being Love in Action, in the Now. We can express this ascended God presence in the third dimension by applying or being in the Great Silence. We cannot be generating discord and applying Love divine at the same time. We have to be able to sustain the Love in the Now, and extend it out into the dense world of Creation. The same doorway of the Golden Mean is used in this respect also. We become God in Action.

Julia: What tools do we gain within this sacred space for living in the dense or physical world?

Thomas: The ego, or analytical mind, has been taught that it is in charge, and this teaching must be unlearned. Being in the sacred space teaches us to move beyond the analytical mind and into the intuitive mind. We can encounter the intuitive mind only in sacred space, and from there we can learn to identify the analytical mind.

The analytical mind co-creates doubt, fear, and resistance, as well as the patterns that we play through our mind when we are operating out of habituated behavior, on automatic pilot.

Of course, the analytical mind resists entering this sacred space. We have to realize that we will have doubts and fears about the “inner knowing” or truth that we encounter in sacred space. We have to have the faith and courage to stay with the inner knowing, even when we don’t see proof of what we experienced and felt.

We will still feel doubt and fear, but once we realize that they come from the lower mind, the analytical mind can know that these instead of participating with these thoughts and feelings, we need to transmute them.

The Akashic Records say that the lower, or carnal, mind sprang forth at a certain point in time. This tells us that it is finite, for only finite things have a beginning. Infinity has no beginning. But finite things also have an end. As well as having a beginning point, the finite mind also has an end point. For this reason, it is much more afraid of us, who are conquering it, than we are afraid of it.

And until the lower mind reaches its end point, it will continue to create as much chaos as possible, for that is how it sustains itself. It gets its energy by stealing ours.

When we generate lower thought and feeling, it goes to the lower collective. This is why we must watch carefully within our minds, standing guard not to participate with doubt. For example, the lower mind will definitely seed doubt about what I’m saying here, for it does not want to be found out. It constantly puts our focus on outer things and illusions.

As a result, we need to actually crave discipline. No matter how much resistance we have to meditating each day or being in the sacred space, we need to apply discipline to every aspect of our lives, including eating and breathing. And we need most of all to stand guard on our consciousness.

So we have to have a plan for meditation, a plan for the expression of the true self.

Julia: How is alchemy used in the sacred space? How can we use this practice in creation?

Thomas: Let’s say that we realize the need to meditate and create a sacred space or altar for meditation.

So we do this. And after we accomplish meditation in this place, we have actually changed the energy of that place. We can walk by it and allow ourselves to feel that the energy really has changed.

This is alchemy, the actual change in a physical space caused by spiritual intent.

Alchemy in the mental realms occurs when we seek the silence and transmute our thoughts. So we begin with sacred space and enter into the inner calmness. We then go to work standing guard, transmuting thought and feeing until we reach the Great Silence. And once, through inner work, we have remembered how to reach the Great Silence, we begin to apply this discipline in the Now — in every moment of every day.

When we start to go into deep silence, there will be a feeling of resistance. If we realize that this feeling is a temptation to procrastinate, then we know that this feeling needs to be transmuted.

So, for example, we may remember that we need to make a phone call or feed the dog or balance the checkbook. So we then realize that, of course, all of these things must be done. But right now we are learning not to participate in these thoughts. We are realizing that these thoughts and feelings, which have misled us for so long, are attempting to take us out of the Now. So we stop going along with them.

The best permanent solution I have ever experienced is to be in the great alchemy of lifting up and transmuting these energies, as they seek to intrude, back to their perfect form and color.

So, to sum it up: When we go into this place of silence, the outer/lower mind tries to intrude. But we can identify the thoughtforms of the outer mind and learn to “tag” them when their energy intrudes.

And once we have identified them, we can stop them. For example, we can ask God to take the thoughtform and send it up to the Light. If we do this long enough, this transmutation process will actually become an auto-response to the thought patterns of the outer mind.

If the thoughts are stopped, we can go into a place of true silence. The Light is silent. Peace is silent. We have to move into the silence Now. For there is no other time but Now. We can only be in the silence if we are in the Now. If we are not in the Now, we are out of the silence.

The lower mind is not in charge. It just wants to be. But the analytical mind was actually created for the purpose of carrying out, in physical reality, the commands of the intuitive God Center within each one of us. If we recognize the thought forms and feelings of the lower mind, we have free will and choice. If we don’t recognize them, then we have no choice.

This Now, which is within the heart, is the sacred space of the temple within. This is the place at which we can reach Zero Point and create. We can actually command thought through our feeling center and qualify the particles to act. This is the alchemical act of precipitation. From this point, there is no question as to what we are, what we are becoming. We have willed it; it is as certain as knowing who is coming to dinner because we have invited them to dinner. When we create something at this level, we simply expect it to show up in the manifestation plane.

This is important. Expecting what we create to show up is energy brought into manifestation. It is like looking at the thunderclouds and knowing that it will rain. There is no question.

The laws of Alchemy say to “become the accomplished desire,” to feel it, to be it. When we become the accomplished desire, and do not participate with doubt and sustain the application, we precipitate the desire.

When we command the desire through being centered, we literally command the particles that compose matter to act. This is alchemy — the transmutation of thought into the material plane.

We will be tempted to believe, through the action of doubt, that the accomplished desire will not show up or manifest — that the process didn’t work. But the truth is always that if we don’t participate with doubt, fear, or worry, we will experience what we are intending to manifest. There is a delay or response time — it could be seconds, minutes, or days, depending on the amount of knowing that was applied to the manifestation and our level of previous attainment — but it must happen.

The more you apply these universal laws, the quicker things come into manifestation. But we never wait for the manifestation, for this would mean it has not yet happened. No matter what we may think, God within has acted, and it is up to us to hold this knowing.

In this space/time between universal and manifest — before the precipitation — it is important to transmute all permutations of the lower mind, and this means any feelings or thoughts that relate to doubt, fear, or worry.

All lower things, when raised, pass through the violet flame. These thoughts can be eliminated by sending them through the violet flame, transmuting them, and staying in the place with the accomplished desire. The accomplished desire will then manifest.

This is alchemy. It is how it can be used to manifest the Creation in the sacred space in the temple. We are all temples with sacred space. We can all transmute our feelings and create our desires through this application of alchemy.

We can move dimensionally into ascension through this same application. This is the greatest alchemy of all, to ascend. We do not need workshops, or teachers, or temples any more. We need only to remember what we have always known. We enter into this knowing in The Great Silence.

Julia: Do you have any thoughts in closing?

Thomas: Anyone can create and sustain sacred space. We are all equal. You can remember to transmute the outer or lower mind that will seek to intrude. Whatever you need is here through the application of these Universal Laws.

These things of God are here for our use. You must learn to become disciplined to apply them. Our desires will change from wanting what we want to wanting what we need. We will be again in the dance of life.

We are all here to serve. If you know it, that’s great. If you do it, that’s even better.

For some of us, the ascension process makes us want to run away. For others, we ask what we can do to be of service.

If you are a priest or priestess — someone who understands the Light and Silence — then hold this Love Light of Truth in service so that it is available for those that are moving into this consciousness.

Thomas Morton awakened spiritually at an early age and has been in service ever since. His life has been focused on healing the planet’s energies. To that end he works with both beginners and advanced lightworkers, and travels the world, speaking to groups and working directly with the Earth’s grid.

New Moon Forecast

 

The New Moon appeared last night on January 16. The New Moon is a time of looking inward and waiting for new life to take form. It’s a time of reflection, which is particularly significant with a lunar eclipse on January 31—when we move in and out of the void. (In metaphysics, the void symbolizes the unknown. By illuminating it with our inner light, we find the path of the soul.)

Much of the New Moon chart is straightforward with six planets including Sun, Moon, Venus, Mercury, Saturn, and Pluto placed in Capricorn. The earth sign of Capricorn is represented by the goat, and it can refer to climbing to new heights, building structure in the inner/outer world, and success in the physical world. (The caution involves not becoming too obsessed by the trappings of the outer world.) All of the planets are direct, aiding with forward movement in the outer world.

When six planets are placed in a single sign, there’s obviously an emphasis on understanding the energies of Capricorn. In this case, the Moon (inner self, emotions) indicates our course. It sits on Capricorn 27, “A Mountain Pilgrimage”, and the mountain often refers to the spiritual quest, the desire to reach for more truth and understanding of qualities of the soul. It is the apex on the journey on a spiritual level although it can refer to reaching for more through career and endeavors in life.

The theme of long term planning, practicality, and releasing the past –– as well as what is unnecessary on our journey — remains for the next two weeks. The best way of discerning this comes from connecting with the inner self and finding the beauty of our personal journey.

Sun (life), Moon (inner self), and Venus (love, relationships) square Uranus (New Age, quantum field). In general, squares cause tension, and Uranus sends eclectic beams of energy that can bring new, fascinating, and original ideas—or interrupt the flow of consciousness. (Expect the unexpected, and review ideas before taking action.)

The universe provides a stable plan and shakes it up with Uranian energy that encourages internal growth, awakening, and seeing life from a different perspective. (Uranus is often erratic so take time to weigh the value of thoughts and ideas.) Along with this, the North Node (our spiritual path) is in Leo, making the quest about love. (It’s about bringing more love into work and everyday life—and following the heart.)

Mercury (communications, mind) placed in Capricorn is highly practical and interested in making the outer aspects of life work well. In this sign, the mind works in a slow, methodical way. Mercury conjuncts (close to) Saturn, which may give insights in overcoming patterns, beliefs, and personal history, which have caused limitation in the past.

Venus (material possessions, love, relationships) tends to run hot and cold in Capricorn with cool responses followed by reactions. which can feel heavy and cold. But it’s also about planning what we want to receive in relationships and how we need to feel love for growth and change. Venus conjuncts (close to) Sun (outer life), Moon (inner life), and Saturn (karma), which increases the possibility of realizations that reveal our inner patterns and limitations while giving insights to heal.

Mars (male, assertion) in Scorpio increases emotional flow. Its Sabian Symbol symbolizes “x-ray vision”, seeing through outer reality and its trappings to underlying truth. Mars conjuncts (close to) Jupiter (expansion, good fortune). Jupiter amplifies and expands whatever it touches, and, in this case, it increases Mars’ desire to take action in the physical world.

Jupiter (expansion, good fortune) in Scorpio trines (beneficial) Neptune (illusion, mysticism) in Pisces. It’s a powerful trine between two forces. In mythology, Jupiter ruled the physical world, and Neptune ruled the seas. Both planets are placed in water, touching our dreams and visions with a lovely, hopeful energy, which is much needed in the world.

Sun, Moon, and Venus conjunct (close to) Pluto, which can increase our power and ability to act as well as our ability to perceive our inner resources. Pluto often presents the “darkness” so that we can find our inner power to transform it from negative to positive state through reflection on the inner self.

Uranus (New Age, awakening) squares Pluto (subconscious, transformation), dredging up both the past and unknown for clearing and change.

Mars (action, male) and Jupiter (expansion) trine Chiron (wounded healer), encouraging healing through positive action and motion. Saturn (karma, limitation) squares (tension) Chiron, indicating the necessity of moving through (or rewriting) the past to heal the fabric of life.

 

 

 

 

 

Julia Griffin, intuitive healer and owner of One True Self, began her work fifteen years ago under the tutelage of real wolves. Following their direction, Julia sees and reads energy, including animals, plants and people. She works with people in session to find their resonance with the soul, clearing patterns and alignment with their inner path.

If you would like to seek additional spiritual change and insight into your life, please contact me for information about an intuitive session.

New Year’s Super Moon

The full moon appears at 9:24 pm on January 1. It’s a super moon, close to the earth and energetically intense. Many of the planets are placed in feminine signs, and there are two Grand Trines in water (emotion), indicating harmonious motion through life and calmer emotions.
The first full moon in January is called the Wolf Moon, referring to the stamina and strength of the wolf, which is needed in times of cold and difficulty. The wolf pack is based on the matriarchy with a female wolf that leads as the alpha. (This is a very feminine year, beginning with a full moon and 12 full moons to follow. The original calendars, based on feminine, earth energy, contained 13 moons.)

 

The Sun is in Capricorn, an earth sign represented by the goat, who can ascend to great heights. Sun (life, outer world) conjuncts Venus (love, beauty) and Pluto (power of transmutation, underworld.) Through love (Venus), it may be possible to use power (Pluto) to transform our world. (Of course, this works best by focusing on the heart.)

 

Moon (inner world, emotions) is placed in Cancer, the mother of the oceans and life. The Moon trines (harmonious) Mars (assertion, male energy), Jupiter (good fortune), and Neptune (illusion, mysticism, dreaming). The beautiful trines encourage flowing emotion, harmony and good fortune with action, and creative dreaming (manifesting.) (After weeks of charts filled with fire, the full moon chart is restful.)

 

Mercury (communications, mind) sits in Sagittarius. It trines Uranus, forming a harmonious aspect between the lower (Mercury) and higher, cosmic mind (Uranus). It’s possible to receive information for greater understanding of self and the world. (It’s important to discern between the ego and inner self as Mercury squares Neptune, which can distort the “read”.)

 

Venus (love, beauty) in Capricorn conjuncts Saturn (karma, limitation), which can make love (temporarily) feel heavy and/or difficult. Venus also conjuncts the Sun, which is uplifting, and it conjuncts (close to) Pluto, which can give the power to transmute old limitations into a new, more powerful outlook on life.

 

Mars (male, assertion) is conjunct (close to) Jupiter in Scorpio. If the emotional intensity of Mars in Scorpio is used properly, it can flow through limitations/blocks and bring good fortune. Mars also trines (harmonious) Neptune (mysticism, illusion), heightening sensitivity and creativity. (It’s another wonderful aspect for manifestation.)

 

Jupiter (good fortune, benevolence) trines Neptune (mysticism, illusion), offering positive, creative energy. The aspect increases our desire for magical, mystical experience, and it offers an aura of hopefulness about life. Jupiter also trines Uranus (new age, quantum field), opening our consciousness to innovative and positive ideas.

 

Fruition, fertility, and growth are conferred by the full moon. With most of the planets in feminine signs (water and earth), it is a chart for growth of emotions, hope, and creativity. It’s a lovely way to begin the year!

 

 

 

 

 

Julia Griffin, intuitive healer and owner of One True Self, began her work fifteen years ago under the tutelage of real wolves. Following their direction, Julia sees and reads energy, including animals, plants and people. She works with people in session to find their resonance with the soul, clearing patterns and alignment with their inner path.

If you would like to seek additional spiritual change and insight into your life, please contact me for information about an intuitive session.

Winter Solstice, Earth and Sky, Light and Darkness

The winter solstice comes at exactly 11:28 am on Monday, December 21. As the shortest day in the year, it marks the end of the past year and the beginning of illumination as associated with a new cycle. In old religions, the new cycle was represented by the display of an evergreen tree, and the old cycle was released for renewal with the burning of the Yule Log.
At the time of the winter solstice, the energy is deep in the earth. Sun and Saturn move into Capricorn, an earth sign, on the day of the solstice. The solstice also acts an open door for spiritual energies, and this opportunity to shift upward is reflected by the conjunction (closeness) of Sun, Venus, and Saturn with Galactic Center, the cosmic point in the Milky Way. In this way, earth and sky intermingle.
The emphasis on earth urges us to find our purpose, solidify and/or change the structures in life, and create spiritual desires in physical form. Aspects with Galactic Center transmit new energies, thoughts, and light for expanding our connection with the inner self. (Of course, these types of change develop from our inner work.)
Sun (outer self), Saturn (karma/limitation), and Pluto (transformation) are placed in earth signs, emphasizing the need to translate the dreams of the heart into physical form. (Saturn in Capricorn can help in finding and creating our “mission”.) Moon (inner self) is placed in Aquarius, an air sign that helps with clarity of thought and opening to New Age ideals.

Mercury (communication, thought) is retrograde in Sagittarius. In the past weeks, it’s added confusion, misunderstandings, and a cloudiness to daily life. Fortunately, it moves direct on Dec. 22, bringing clarity and forward motion.

Venus (love, material possessions) sits in Sagittarius, a fire sign, which warms the heart. It can uplift the spirits and renew hope in the area of love and material possessions. Venus conjuncts Saturn (karma, limitation), and this can bring old patterns and limiting thoughts to the surface, but it also conjuncts Galactic Center. The conjunction with Galactic Center can give new information and methods about love and relationships, which supersede old patterns and beliefs.

Mars (male, physical energy, assertion) conjuncts Jupiter (good fortune, expansion), aiding with work and physical activities. Mars’ positive involvement with Jupiter can bring good fortune with both work and physicality. Mars and Jupiter trine Neptune (illusion, mysticism) in Pisces, which aids creativity, sensitivity, and gives courage for self-expression. (The aspect can bestow flowing emotions for creativity and success.)

Jupiter (expansion, good fortune) in Scorpio trines Neptune (illusion/mysticism)  in Pisces. It’s a wonderful aspect, which can amplify hopefulness, imagination, and the realization that wealth and spirituality can intermingle successfully with personal growth. It intensifies our desire for the spiritual quest and creativity.

Saturn will remain in Capricorn for the next three years. Saturn rules Capricorn; it is the planet of karma and limitation. Karma limits our sphere of activity. We are limited to repeating events over and over until we master a certain situation (karma). Saturn is also the taskmaster that eventually frees us. When we overcome our karma (or energetic pattern) through hard work, we achieve success or entry into another sphere or higher sphere of existence.

Sun, Venus, and Saturn form beautiful trines with Uranus (quantum field, new age). If we’re open, it’s possible to receive innovative concepts, new thoughts, and original ways to live life in the outer world (Sun), love life (Venus), and by recreating the lessons of time (Saturn=karma, time) in a new form.

Uranus square Pluto appears for this last winter season. For five years, the square pulled us into the darkness of the unknown—our personal darkness and global darkness. Hopefully, the light cast by our efforts dissipated much of the old world energies. (Next year, Uranus will move into Taurus, an earth year, and we will begin rebuilding our world in the physical form.)

The mixture of shadow and light in this chart is a bit puzzling. We can solve it – and move to a higher level – by listening to our heart and envisioning our desires. In this place, everything changes and moves into a higher paradigm.

 

Tips:

  1. Sun and Saturn in Capricorn emphasize making life work in the material and bringing ambitions to fruition. If an ambition (desire) comes from the soul, it requires two levels of work. The first comes from inner connection and intuition; the second level means taking concrete action in the physical world—and learning from the experience.
  2. Venus in Sagittarius can uplift us in love. It can renew our hope and faith in the goodness of the world. Jupiter’s (expansion, growth) trine with Neptune soothes emotion, enhances creativity, and lightens our feelings about the world.
  3. Life feels a bit cloudy and confusing with Mercury in retrograde. It will take a few days before we feel the clarity of Mercury direct, but it’s almost here.
  4. The answers are waiting with planets in conjunction with Galactic Center and Uranus. We simply have to take time to receive them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Julia Griffin, intuitive healer and owner of One True Self, began her work fifteen years ago under the tutelage of real wolves. Following their direction, Julia sees and reads energy, including animals, plants and people. She works with people in session to find their resonance with the soul, clearing patterns and alignment with their inner path.

If you would like to seek additional spiritual change and insight into your life, please contact me for information about an intuitive session.

 

 

 

Finding Balance

 

It’s challenging to stay peaceful, and balanced when the energies of the world change several times each day or week. Empaths and healers feel the world turn and surge with global events and strong emotions of mass consciousness. We also feel the people around us–as well as mass consciousness.

The “light” energy amplifies everything. The energy is challenging, and it’s important to tap into the inner self on a regular basis to find our way.  Otherwise, we lose touch with the inner self, which acts as a light on the path.

Here are a few tips:

  1. Part of the influx of light is known as the acceleration and amplification. It makes time seem to pass more quickly, and we feel everything more—if we continue our soul work. There is a good reason for it. When we feel ourselves and others more, it amplifies everything in our system—the positive and the negative. When our negative emotions and thoughts feel stronger, we want to change them. When our positive emotions become more intense, we seek this state. In other words, the strong currents of emotions and thought can lead to our higher self.
  2. When we choose the inner self, we automatically move into a higher vibration. Higher vibrations displace lower vibrations. When we focus on love and peace, the emotions flow through every level of our consciousness; they flood body, mind, and soul. (This teaches persistence and devotion because the impact and level of higher emotion increases with significant work. It also lifts above lower world emotions and feelings.)
  3. Every few hours, there is a surge and ebb of global emotion and thought. If we know the surge or ebb of energy and emotion comes from the outer world, we can seek the solace of the inner self. We can focus on love, forgiveness, or simply see a better world. (Anything with a higher vibration will do.) Becoming conscious of the input of lower consciousness helps in understanding how our emotions and thoughts are influenced by others.
  4. We are touched by everyone’s energy. It’s part of awakening.  As we gain awareness of this, we can shield, alter our relationships, or choose to release specific people in life. Ultimately, we have to choose people who help lift our vibrations and/or look at others with compassion. (We’re also learning to speak from the heart, and this requires time and patience.)
  5. Freedom comes from moderating our impulses and emotions by becoming incredibly aware of energy. Our true source of energy comes from the inner self and the universe. It’s necessary to cultivate it to have the strength and insight to navigate through life.

NOTE: If you are practicing meditation daily, you’ve probably noticed how moods and emotions alter throughout a given day. The lower moods appear and disappear during the day, so it’s helpful to observe them. You also learn that the inner self brings stability, grounding, and focus—as well as peace and love.

 

 

 

 

 

Julia Griffin, intuitive healer and owner of One True Self, began her work fifteen years ago under the tutelage of real wolves. Following their direction, Julia sees and reads energy, including animals, plants and people. She works with people in session to find their resonance with the soul, clearing patterns and alignment with their inner path.

If you would like to seek additional spiritual change and insight into your life, please contact me for information about an intuitive session.