The Winds of Change

The winds of change are blowing in my life again.  Sometimes they are soft, gentle breezes.  Other times, like now, they are a full-blown tempest of raging winds.  I guess that’s what happens when you mentally decide to clear the clutter from your life.  You see, those gale-force winds blow away anything that’s not strongly anchored down.  In my case, it’s mostly a long-term relationship.  It takes two people working at it to really anchor a relationship to any kind of foundation.  Evidently, I was the only one putting in those anchor bolts.  You know, it really sucks … I’ve been doing my part for 7 years and thought things were getting pretty well shored up.  A minor conflict of plans completely tore things apart and the pieces are nowhere to be found.

So, now what?  Like I said earlier, I had decided to clear emotional/psychological clutter from my life and have been working on staying centered and balanced.  Evidently, this relationship was clutter that needed to be cleared … this whole thing happened in the course of just a couple of hours.  I’m sad as I really love this person, but he’s made his choices about priorities and I’m no really one of them.  I don’t know about you, but I want to be in a fully committed relationship and not just someone’s “part-time lover” that’s used to fill in empty spaces on an ever more complicated schedule.

Staying grounded has become my priority as centered and balanced will come from that.  Fully connecting with the divine and my angelic guides for direction is also my priority … they will help me map out my course of action and put me in a position to do the things I need to do for myself and for others.

Why do I tell you all this?  Because people tell me that I really have it all together … no, I don’t.  There is a lot going on behind the scenes of my life and there is stuff going on behind the scenes of everyone’s life.  You just never know unless you’ve been let in and allowed to see.  What you see as a grumpy old lady in line at the store today could be someone in my position … filled with sadness and confusion and experiencing grief and loss.  This is where compassion comes in … when we have compassion for humanity … what’s going on in their life doesn’t matter … we are kind simply because it’s who we are.  And in being kind, everyone wins.  Some people in those lines are just plain mean … others are like me and that smile you share could make all the difference in the world.

So, how about you … what little kindness can you do today to make a difference?

Free to be ME!

My life is anything BUT conventional and sometimes I really struggle with what Other People (OP) think. As I sat with my coffee this morning and let spirit and angels talk to me, I felt them saying “Your life is YOUR life. No one else needs to understand or validate the decisions you make for yourself or your family. Do everything with love and for the highest good.”

Those OP, they will assume and judge – this is their inner voice, inner critic, continuing to align with their concept of truth.  Is what you choose kind and compassionate? Do you set personal boundaries?  Live YOUR life YOUR way.   Read More

Topsy Turvy

My last post on “Morning Routine” sat here as a draft for quite a while before I posted it.  Things got more than just a little crazy at my house and my sacred ROUTINE wasn’t anywhere in the mix any more and life became Topsy Turvy (or up-side-down) in a BIG way.  Nothing was going right at work or at home and my stress level was through the roof.

I’d started a part-time job that took me away from my home office 4 days a week.  The job I’d had the past 6+ years ceased to exist as the company closed, and I started taking online classes to finish up the last 10 classes I need for my Bachelor’s degree.  Oh, and Read More

Morning Routine

In an earlier post, I referenced my morning routine.  I thought I’d expand on it a bit.  Personal rituals can be an important part of who we are and how we go about living “on purpose” or being fully present.  These rituals or routines help to stabilize our identity.

My morning routine, most days, provides the time and space for me to sit and just “listen” to what my guides and angels want me to know.  After rising and getting dressed, I brew a cup of coffee.  While this is happening, I take my vitamins and feed the dog.  Then I take my cup and head to my home office.

I put on some quiet, meditative music and light a small candle.  Then I put an essential oil blend Read More

Not a Coincidence

Learning to trust my intuition has been a challenge for me.  I second-guess my self on a regular basis.  After so many years of doing this work and seeing alignment, this continues to be an area of struggle for me.  One of my affirmations for the past month or so has been My intuition is strong and accurate.

I don’t believe in coincidence, I fully acknowledge the synchronicity of things showing up in our lives … signs, symbols, omens.  The past couple of weeks, my guides have been working overtime to help me trust my intuition.

I journal almost every day as part of my morning Read More

Angel Wings & Essential Oils

My family has used essential oils (EO) on and off for about 30 years … my mom got us started a LONG time ago.  I used them often when she was alive, but when she died about 12 years ago, none of the rest of us really picked up on it.  I think my niece got her oils, I got a book or two … but we never really did anything with it.

A couple of years ago, I went back to school for my massage therapy license and decided I wanted to incorporate some EO basics into my sessions.  I picked up some of my favorites and started doing a little research.  I even made a couple of blends for us when we had sore muscles or a Read More

Angel Numbers

All of my life, I’ve been one to think about and analyze things.  I am deeply philosophical by nature.  I plan things and I have been skeptical of the mystery surrounding the metaphysical world.  I have, in the past, been one who needed to see to believe.

I don’t know when this changed or even how.  One of my mantras now is “believing is seeing”.  Even so, when I first heard about the book Angel Numbers by Doreen Virtue and Lynnette Brown, I again was skeptical that the numbers I was seeing as I went through my daily life held any meaning.  I could get on board with basic numerology and things like 11:11 Read More

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