Monday, September 20, 2010

Pluto in Capricorn, Square Saturn in Libra - Another Fine Mess You Got Us Into Ollie... from Laurel & Hardy

When you find your life in a mess, don't blame someone else. Look no further than the mirror. This is a time to get real with oneself and others. There is no way out of this now. People are being forced to become real; where we our wounded as individuals and as a group is coming out for all to see. People, Institutions, Governments, Authorities are now crumbling; if their house was built in sand. Those of us who buried our heads for too long allowing others to run our lives and government without watch dogs are now paying the price. We are being forced to wake up as individuals & a collective!

When you realize the government is only a representation of the people. It is a sad note of who we have become as a nation, since our forefathers and so many others fought and continue to fight so hard for our freedom. And we haven’t taken good care of honoring them by giving it away by our own choosing; through ignorance, out of fear, despair, being beaten down, greed and forgetting who we truly are and came here to be.

The time for living in La La  land is fast coming to an end. You can feel this energy slowly changing as more and more abuse of our money by people we trusted, institutions and such comes to light. No more living pipe dreams or lives that don’t suit us or represent who we truly are in the design of our soul.

Let’s break this down – Pluto rules atomic bombs, authenticity, transformation, death & rebirth for starters. It’s in the sign of Capricorn that rules authorities, government, status quo, false egos, etc.  Its energy is limiting and restricting and gives us boundaries and focus.  So right here we have two energies at work - One breaking apart and forcing us to become real and transforming the other trying to hold on to the status quo & false ego. These two now square Saturn in Libra. Saturn again is ruled by Capricorn so all the same attributes apply as above and this is now in the sign of Libra which rules relationships and can we please just all get along. It wants things balanced, harmonious and nice. Things must work for the group now, not just the authorities or government and the status quo is being redrawn to more authentically represent us the people, again individually and as a whole.

So the battle lines have been drawn and we are being forced to realize and see where we need to become more healthy for us, grow into our power and by doing this we help the whole. Relationships of all kinds come into focus and must become real as well with Saturn in Libra Squaring Pluto and it will expose the strengths and weaknesses in them.

When life knocks you down and you start to have a pity party, look around and see that others are far worse off. Find gratitude in everything. There are gifts deeply hidden in the darkest hour; don't forget to look for them. They are priceless and remain hidden until you reap the rewards by searching for the treasures! The situation is just a distraction keeping you from finding them. It is a game to see how bad you want them. We must work for what we want and God helps those who help themselves.

 In the dark, shadow moments, our gifts are hidden in the reasons we are in pain. We must look harder because there is no light to see where they are hiding. If you stay sad in the dark, who is going to care? Only we can recognize how and where our lives are not working and why we find ourselves in these dark painful places. It doesn't always mean you must toss people away; we just need to approach our thinking from a different perspective and then decide which road to take.

If things are falling apart it is for good reason and you are being forced to see where things aren’t working in your life. Thereby needing to make a plan so we can bridge from the old crumbling life, into that which will represent who we truly have become now.  Finding your gifts along the way and being thankful instead of fighting the changes will help greatly in this process and finding support from like-minded people and friends!

Lighten up, don’t be too serious, Laugh at life’s situations and most of all Love & Forgive oneself & others always.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Jupiter & Uranus in Pisces & Healing

"By far the strongest poison to the human spirit is the inability to forgive oneself or another person. Forgiveness is no longer an option but a necessity for healing." ~Caroline Myss

 While Uranus and Jupiter are moving back into Pisces for the last time. We must see where we have been allowing ourselves to be victims, not having good boundaries and facing many things we have hidden away in our closets, including our shadow issues. We must face them and claim our hidden strengths & gifts by overcoming our weaknesses. It is time to forgive ourselves and others for the choices we have made so we may heal this hidden patterning keeping us from claiming our power.

 We are being given opportunities through crisis and break downs in our lives to see what is working and what is not. It doesn't work to go around blaming others anymore, we must look to ourselves to see why this is happening to us. What attracted it to us and how can we change that? It is time to claim our strength and step out of the crowd and old way of blaming and being the victim and take control of our destiny, lives and wounding. 

 Right now many are going around feeling like victims and blaming the economy, their work, their loved ones, their government & others for the places they find themselves. It is time to start living and thinking a new way as these planets finish up in Pisces. We need to  pick ourselves up by the nap of our necks and start taking responsibility for where we are and how the heck do we fix our lives?

 Once you start looking for answers the teachers will come!

  Happy Fall Season to You All!

Friday, September 10, 2010

Resistance to Change - Our Shadow Issues

It is human nature to resist change, yet when pain comes along in life, it can force us to start asking questions and looking for better ways of being for our highest good. In this sense, pain serves a very positive purpose, as long as we can step out of the pain long enough to look for answers. This is usually when people start a spiritual quest. They want to learn how to take responsibility for their lives and live them in a more joyful way.

Since we are human we run into resistance from our constructed egos along the way. This is a normal reaction since the ego only feels comfortable doing what it already knows, what was planned or what it thinks it is supposed to be doing. Most of the time this is learned behavior from family, society and peers. It doesn’t matter if it is working for us or not, or whether it represent who we truly are or not. It will resist new openings, ideas, thoughts and actions! It will say this is not how we were going to do this, or it has to be done this way for it to be correct.

What happens in these situations is then you are not allowing room to be Spirit Led. It is good to have a plan in life, but we have to go with the openings that are coming in now. We may eventually get back to our plan, but in the meantime we need to follow the openings in front of us to live a Spirit Led life! If what we want for ourselves is not working at this time, then there is something else we need to be doing now.

This is when resistance raises its head to keep us from moving forward in a direction the ego doesn’t think is right. Resistance is when energy in motion is stuck. When we resist openings that are right in front of us and we block ourselves from moving into them. Sometimes this resistance is saying we need to do things another way.

When we find reasons why we shouldn’t do something that is opening to us for one reason or another, we must become aware of the resistance and then see if there is good reason for the resistance; or if it is the ego resisting something new. When we can’t do something that has opened up to us, it is time to become aware we are running into resistance.

When we are leaving old ways of doing things behind and moving into new ways of trying things, we need to find support from others to help us on this path. New families come together of like minds. We need to see where can we share, give, and express more of us? We help others and ourselves through our gifts and our talents. See yourself as a great, giant receiver. Remember, we are always in a state of receiving and know you are in a state of abundance because you are open to receiving blessings.

What are our gifts, our spin on things? Our personalities are important now too. All parts of our individuality need to be expressed. We also need to get rid of things in our lives and not have too much stuff now. If it is just sitting there, it represents old consciousness. It is time to Cleanse, Release, Rearrange and RENEW!

What do I need to keep in my life and how is it serving me now? Let’s create MAGIC like feather medicine, be like the HAWK & EAGLE and rise above the unhealthy happenings in our lives so we can continue to be all we can be and see the broader view.

(Article was written from notes taken during a workshop with Michele Meiche on August 28, 2010.)