New Moon in Taurus – April 22, 2020

Although the Moon itself is in a positive position for home life and finances, there are many challenging aspects to this Moon. 🌑💫✨ Last month’s Moon cycle was focused around healing. This month, we move into letting go of those fears and wounds for good. We are being forced to look within ourselves and make new choices for our life. We are seeing how far we’ve come and how much we’ve grown. We have the power too choose how we flow through life. We get to choose how we react to the events going on in the World. What kind of karma do you want coming back to you? The choice is yours! Not choosing is a choice too. Don’t let negativity pull you under. Remind yourself of the grace and beauty of this World, and be grateful. What are you needing to choose for yourself to be happy and healthy? What type of freedom do you need to live your full truth? The key word for this New Moon is freedom. We have so many restrictions getting to us all. How can we unlock our inner freedom? How can we create freedom right where we are? How can we free ourselves without worrying about the things (and people) we can’t control? What seeds do you want to plant for the future? Now is the time to be making a plan and taking small steps to work towards that. Finding small ways to create more freedom and joy in your life, no matter what is going on around you. Yes, there is a lot of crazy and scary things going on right now. Yes, our lives our changing rapidly… but there is so much beauty in change. As always, the energy is what you make of it! Try to make the best of it and stay positive. If you keep waiting for life to be perfect, happiness will continue to elude you. Find it right now within yourself. Create it for yourself in your daily life. It’s all up to you! You have the power to change your life. Don’t be scared of your power. Use it to conquer your fears and be happy! Life is good, no matter what. ❤️🙏✨

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Daily Angel Card Reading – December 3, 2016

The crystals I am working with for today are Garnet, Smoky Quartz and Hematite. I use these crystals to connect to your energy, to connect to the message meant for you, and to send the healing properties of the crystals to you. 

Garnet – A stone of regeneration and energizing. Boosts and revitalizes energy. A protective stone. Excellent for manifestation. It is used to ground one’s dreams in reality, bringing abundance, prosperity, and realization of those dreams. Builds one’s self-confidence, inspiration, and creativity. Considered a stone of increasing commitment, honesty, hope, and faith. It is a stone of positive thoughts which is said to relieve depression. 

Smoky Quartz – A protective and grounding stone. Removes negativity and negative energy of any kind and transforms them to positive energy. It is also used in assisting in making wishes come true by grounding their essence in reality. Thus, it is a stone that brings abundance, prosperity, and good luck. Assists with creativity. Excellent for elevating moods, overcoming negative emotions, and relieving depression. Relieves stress, fear, jealousy, anger and other negative emotions by transforming them into positive energies. Helpful for dealing with grief. 

Hematite – Helps absorb negative energy and calms in times of stress or worry. A protective stone and very grounding. Hematite is also good for working with the Root Chakra, helping to transform negative energies into a more positive vibration. 

When I was choosing these crystals, I really thought they were very different, but in researching their properties it’s amazing to see how they carry such similar messages. The crystals are telling me that we are still in need of protection from stress, worry and depression. We need to continue working on turning our negative thoughts and actions into positive ones. We are manifesting at a very fast rate, especially with the new moon that just passed, and again, the crystals tell me that abundance and prosperity is right around the corner, but we need to keep positive. We need to hold on to faith and hope, and know in our heart that our dreams will come true. Anybody grieving today will benefit from the energy of the smoky Quartz. Let’s see which card will get drawn for today. 

Well, what is the best way to fight off stress and depression… Play! Have some fun! It’s the best way to feel good and stay positive. Yesterday, we were encouraged to get out of the house and have some fun. The message continues today. Yes, you probably have a lot of stuff you should be doing and working on. Try not to worry about that stuff. For today, just relax, have fun, laugh and enjoy your weekend. Lift your energy by allowing your inner child to have some fun and play. This is the way to finding balance in your life, so you can get back to your obligations feeling reenergized. When you are in a positive and happy space, you attract more of that in your life, and the card and crystals remind us that we can manifest much more quickly when living in a joyful state. We always worry about everyone else enjoying life and having fun, we need to remember that we are just as deserving as anyone else, and we deserve fun and happiness too. Let go of your obligations today and have some fun!

Play – The Angels see that you need to play, so they sent you this card. You’ve been working and worrying a lot lately, and your soul cries out for fun. Feelings of fatigue, irritability, or depression are additional signs that you’re overdue for some playtime. You don’t need to wait until you have a free moment, because you can inject fun into your day today. Simple pleasures, moments of silliness, laughing with a friend, or watching a funny movie are examples of ways to have fun that don’t require a lot of time or money. Fun and play are necessary parts of life for children and adults. These types of activities help us live healthier lives, and allow us to attain our desires more quickly. Fun is part of living a balanced life. Additional meanings for this card: Stop what you’re doing and go have fun right now. Release any guilt about having fun to the angels. You deserve happiness, pleasure, and enjoyment. Make sure that your recreational activities are purely fun and non-competitive.

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Angel Card Reading – Week of Nov 9, 2015

I am still pulling repeat cards every single reading. I just can’t believe it. All those cards in the deck, and I seem to get the same ones over and over. I have learned my lesson about questioning the cards I pull. The cards are always right, and say what they need to say. I had done a reading for a woman who was starting a business. Of course she got the Entrepreneur card! So she referred her friend for a reading. Wouldn’t you know the entrepreneur card came up again. I fretted about the reading, and didn’t want her to get the same message as her friend already received. So I redrew the cards, and 2 of the 3 same cards came up again!!! The exact same cards except without the entrepreneur card. So I did the reading, only to find out after they were entering into business together! So I let her know the entrepreneur card was also there for her too. 😊 I do not question the cards anymore! I also believe they are reminder cards, for people who have already received them, as a nudge to keep them on track. Let’s see what they have to tell us. I wish it felt a little brighter, but it feels like we are going through some things this week, or just feeling down. I feel like the cards are saying we need to show ourselves and others love and compassion… It seems like we are holding onto past emotions or beliefs, and we may not even be aware we are doing so. When we resist releasing emotions that are pent up, it creates all kinds of issues that manifest in other ways, such as illness, disease or bad luck. When the new moon occurs, which is coming up this week, is a time for manifesting our desires. We need to release what we carry now, to make room for new in our life, for what’s to come. It seems we may have a bit of emotional releasing to do, which we can release by working out, crying, taking time to meditate or do yoga, etc. Feel those emotions to your core, and release them with love, knowing you are growing as a person, and don’t require to feel weighted down by past lessons anymore. We have learned, and we are ready to move on and learn more. A lot of people suffer from “depression”. I say that and “mental illness” in quotes, because I honestly hate using the terms at all. I feel like we all have times of “depression”, and that’s its not specifically something that we are sick with. I feel like the terms encourage us to feel sick, or abnormal, when quite honestly, I think it’s all a part of the yin and yang, the ebb and flow. We all have periods of feeling down, times where we are meant to learn, or meant to grow. Times when we learn to pick ourselves up and dust ourselves off. Times when we learn to appreciate happiness again after periods of not feeling so happy. Times when we are meant to learn that we don’t need to feel sad, and that we can choose to be happier each day, as much as we can. Its also important to recognize when your not feeling that great. Accept it, embrace it, and nurture yourself. Don’t stress over the fact that things haven’t been great. If you focus on the negative, it attracts more negative. Instead, imagine how good you’ll feel when this time has passed. Imagine yourself doing things that make you happy. Do what you need to everyday to make yourself happy, even small things, like treating yourself to your favourite takeout. Make sure to carve out some specific relax time that makes you happy. If you feel like laying in bed all night, vegging and watching movies, do so! Don’t feel bad for giving in to what you need. Know in your heart that it will pass, and you will feel happy again. It’s all a part of the lessons we are here to learn. And mostly, we are here to learn to love, especially our own selves. It may seem like the tide is coming in on you now, but release what you can in the best way you can, and it will soon be going out again. 

Love (compassion) – In this beautiful image, we see hands reaching toward each other through a heart. The Green field surrounding them is the color of the fourth, or heart, chakra. It’s when we feel love in our heart centre that we not only naturally emit the healing energy of compassion, but we also attract love and compassion. Studies by the Heartmath Institute reveal that the electrical signals from the heart are up to 60 times stronger than the brain, and the magnetic field is as much as 5000 times more powerful. It’s a given that are thinking patterns affect our feelings and, in turn, our reality. What we put out – whether it’s love, fear, empathy, sadness, and so forth – contains an incredible amount of power to shape and influence our reality. When the focus of our attention and intention is love and compassion, we recognize no separation between self and other. All wounds stem from the illusion of separation from Source and all of creation. The route to healing this wound is through cultivating love and compassion for every being on this planet, including yourself. Not a bland standard of unquestioned acceptance, but a heartfelt sense of profound relatedness to whatever you perceive as apart from yourself. True compassion requires not only the feeling of warmth that emanates when you’re in touch with your heart center, but in acts of kindness, even if this simply means being a fully attentive listener. Respect the fact that your heart is a giver (putting out electrical energy) and a receiver (drawing in magnetic energy). These energies are best sensed by attending to the steady flow of your breathing also noticing your heart area. Righteousness, fear, anger, and judgment are some common ways to block your natural desire to love. Forgiveness is not only letting go of judgment, but also seeing through the illusion that you and all-that-is are separate. Look about you and inside of you, and do your best to love whatever you see.

Rain (purification) – No matter whether it’s a light shower or a deluge, rain cleanses and purifies. The moisture that has evaporated from the various bodies of water on the planet and was drawn into the atmosphere now returns to Earth in liquid precipitation in Nature’s vast and comprehensive water recycling program. Depending on when and where the rain falls, it can come as welcome relief or a nuisance. Even the air smells fresh after a good rain. It also brings clean water, which provides needed sustenance for plants, animals and humans. At its most intense, rainstorms arrive as an avalanche of water, often accompanied by great and powerful winds, with considerable flooding and destruction as an unfortunate consequence of Nature’s impersonal balancing act. What is purged makes way for new life to appear. Purifying your mind, body and spirit is the task that is put before you. Purify your mind by releasing inhibiting beliefs, the ones that hold you back from being fully engaged in life and showing up 100% of the time. Purify your heart by allowing yourself to breathe in and out blessings and forgiveness so that you can love more deeply. Let yourself feel grief. Truly feel it, so that the rivers of your tears become miniature baptisms that help heal the wounds in your soul. Detox your body by changing your diet, doing a cleanse, or drinking more water. Increase the water you drink with deep appreciation for its purpose to revitalize your spirit. It is no wonder that water is our “life blood”. It is essential to every form of life on Earth. Take time to purify yourself. 

Ocean – The ebb and flow of Life is never more clearly represented than in the oceans’ movements. The tides of these great bodies of water rise and fall in regular rhythms, and the waves continue to roll to the shores in endless and varied patterns, just as they have been doing for millions of years and will continue to do so for millions more. These tides and waves maintains a relative predictability unless other unforeseeable forces of Nature intervene, which have been known to happen. Hurricanes and earthquakes can effect the characteristics of water movement dramatically. The oceans cover 70% of the Earth, and the human body is composed of approx 70% water. The dynamic gravitational interaction of the sun and moon that moves these massive bodies of water and creates the shifting tides also affects our human bodies in ways we respond to instinctually, often having a great deal more influence over our moods and emotional states than we are aware of. An important art of living is to move with the ebb and flow or your emotions, joining their fluidity but not being captured by it. It’s also not necessary to become obsessed with any particular fluctuation in mood or feeling. They are simply emotions, often activated in ways that are completely beyond understanding. When you neither minimize nor exaggerate the intensity and importance of your emotions, then you have a greater sense of when and how to express them. You have been fighting the ebb and flow of your own feelings. Denying hurt, anger or sorrow – by either attaching yourself to one or the other and nurturing it, or else smoothing over your feelings with more practised responses that deny and hide what is going on beneath the surface of your expression. When you attempt to constrict yourself from experiencing emotions, it is much like trying to stem the tides the grow even more forceful with every attempt humans make to control them. Allow yourself to swim with these variations rather than resisting them. 

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Movie Review – The Skeleton Twins


I’ll be honest, when I put this movie on, I had never heard of it and had no idea what it was about. Let me tell you, I truly enjoyed this movie. It was enjoyable and entertaining. The characters were lovable and believable in their roles. The story was heart wrenching and so relatable. I love anything that brings awareness to the topics of suicide and depression, and this film was so great because it was realistic, yet not too dark. I really felt the love this film captured within its story. I also appreciated the way the movie explored relationship dynamics. This film kept me entertained and interested the whole way through. I would suggest it for any adults to watch! I would rate this movie a 7.8 out of 10. This blog is just my opinion!

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