Life in and of itself is a learning experience. We’re constantly learning, even if we aren’t reading a book, which is what people generally associate knowledge with. Of course, it’s a method of learning–but only one. That painful break-up serves us a point to learn. That beautiful baby nestled in our arms is likewise a great teacher. Even more subtle, energy itself teaches us as we learn valuable information simply by attuning in.
Today is all about recognizing those various soruces of knowledge and to know that we are all students in life. This lessens the pressure to be on top of everything at all times as well as serves as a vessel for healing.
Take time today to even honor this by actively seeking to learn something new. Find a new recipe and create a delicious lunch. Grab a book and read. Sit beneath a tree and ask that it let you learn about it energetically. Even watching YouTube videos can be educational–what a day and age we live in! 🙂
“Learning comes naturally for me and through actively attuning to the energy of All, knowledge is mine to behold. I know what it is I need to know, when the appropriate time comes.”–The Autumn Witch
This card is from the Angel Insight Pack: Oracle Cards for Inspiration, Guidance, and Wisdom by Christine Astell
You may feel guarded and defensive today—with rightful cause. There’s a heaviness that weighs upon your mind that has been haunting you for quite some time. Maybe it’s an issue that has even crept into your very nightmares. It’s painful and tormenting as you may feel hopeless and alone. This could be caused by you or another person. More than likely it’s a deep-rooted issue finally coming to light—or resurfacing. One that is going to require every last ounce of will, creativity, and mental power to release. Prepare to tackle it head-on instead of sweeping it back underneath the rug where it will only fester and plague you further.
True transformation isn’t easy and takes time. It’s a process—not a once and you’re done event. There’s some energy building but it’s time to conquer your fear. It’s time to heal. It’s important to remember that you are never alone. Spirit is always there, awaiting your call for help. Just as your spirit guides, ancestors, and angels. They can’t help unless you ask. Sometimes we become so swept up in our mundane, hectic, and chaotic lives that we become disconnected from Spirit and whenever this happens, we do end up with a feeling that we are the only ones who must tackle our problems. We begin to feel scared and isolated. Whereas when you shift back into remembering that you have such a large spiritual support system, you feel empowered and full of love and confidence. It’s a significant shift.
This is your call to finally heal. Transform, little caterpillar. You’ve been suffering for long enough—perhaps longer than you should’ve. Rise up, stand your ground, and assert yourself. Creativity may be needed but you can do it. If you feel like this issue is too ingrained, ask for help in releasing and healing from it. Remember, it’s a process and you may need to repeat whatever it is you need to do a couple of times before it really takes hold. That’s okay. So long as the work is finally being done. It’s time to let go. You’ve been holding on for far too long. Heal. Transform. Carry on.
Today’s Card of the Day is the Ace of Cups reversed with two other cards to clarify: The Star and Queen of Disks (Pentacles).
We want to heal the world and certainly could agree that it is in need of it. Every day we are bombarded by images and stories of destruction, fear, hate, ignorance, and intolerance. This is unbearable, especially for an empath or healer. We want to spread light into the world. We want to help. However, we can’t spread anything from an empty cup which is bound to happen when we allow ourselves to become drained. We invest so much of our time and energy into these stories and our mission that we forget we must care for ourselves as well. It’s only practical. Before we can share our light, we must be in control of our bodies and selves. Take time to refill your own heart with light. Do something that brings you joy. Go for a walk, paint, dance, play with a pet. Anything to recharge your own heart chakra so that you may be the luminous healer and lightbearer you were meant to be.
This is going to perhaps be the running theme for a bit as this certainly isn’t a quick fix sort of issue. So how can we possibly hope to accomplish this besides fueling our own joy? I pulled an oracle card for guidance and had one jump out as well. The meaning was more than spot on and I almost gasped when I saw it because duh, why didn’t I think of that?! The actual card pulled actually had me laughing because it took me a moment. So, the card pulled was Full Moon (Completion) which confused me because I didn’t get the completion part. I realized this card was being literal and referring to the Full Moon which is on the 9th. It’s a time to set intentions, release what is no longer serving us, and do manifestation magick. The jumper was Rainbow (Blessings). We can recharge ourselves by counting our blessings each and every day since gratitude raises our vibrations. However, it would seem that this Full Moon is particularly important to do so.
Be grateful for what is right and good in the world, set some intentions, recharge yourself, do some TLC, ignite your passions so that you may spread more light into this world so that we may be healed and whole again.
*Tarot Cards are from the Thoth Deck which I am loving more and more! Oracle Cards are from the Earth Magic Oracle Deck by Steven D. Farmer.
Today the focus is on love and forgiveness. Love is the highest vibration and the frequency through which we connect to Spirit and the Divine more readily and with ease. It may be difficult, and you may have reason, but allow yourself to forgive others. When we hold grudges and anger we don’t leave much room for love to enter into our lives and hearts. Our vibrations lower. Instead forgive them. If you can’t do it for them then please, do it because you love yourself. As Buddha said, “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” Life is full of ups and downs, highs and lows, pain and love, that we must learn to grow instead of remaining stagnant.
Wait, what does this have to do with love? Love is the vibration we should aspire to, radiating forth from our being and into this world that is in much need of it. This doesn’t mean that state of being is possible at every moment. We are human after all. This is where forgiveness comes in. As I said, we’re human which means we’re prone to fallacies, mistakes, and just plain old screw ups. Just as important as it is for us to apologize, we likewise need to forgive. Don’t forget: forgiveness isn’t forgetting. You can forgive someone and never trust them again. My pawpaw has this saying he picked up somewhere that I’ve heard countless times, “Love their soul but hate their ways.” We should love everyone but that doesn’t mean we have to like them. We’re all companions on the same journey, we’re all spirits having a human experience, and we all contain sparks of the Divine. By realizing we come from the same source but have different lessons to learn does make it easier to love everyone as your fellow brothers and sisters while not necessarily agreeing with them.
Forgive those who have wronged you so that you may heal and instead raise yourself to the pure vibration of love. Love everyone—even if you don’t like them. Share your love with the world. Do something that brightens up each day. Help others. You can still fight injustice with love in your heart. When we can radiate this unconditional love, life becomes a joyous celebration of all that is.
(I hope this makes sense. The words were just evading me this morning as I couldn’t find exactly how to articulate what it was the card was telling me.)
Well, interestingly enough we had this card earlier this week as well. Maybe there was some work left undone or work we perhaps weren’t ready to deal with at the time? Either way, now’s just as good as any. Reflect today on emotions and feelings that you may have been holding onto and suppressing so that you may finally be able to release them. Given today being Valentine’s Day, take a look also at past relationships, past heartaches and breakups to see how they may be still effecting your vision of love and relationships. It’s time, My Darling. Let those old feelings that no longer serve you go. Release them so that you may allow new feelings, experiences, love, and relationships into your life.
Wishing you all a Happy Valentine’s Day! May your day be filled with love and joy!