Numerology, Life Path, & Tarot Workshop Download!

AceWandsGwendolyn of Readings by Gwendolyn and I taught our Teleconference, Numerology, Life Path, and Tarot Workshop: Understanding your Life Path through the Major Arcana, on Thursday July 10th, and we are very happy with how smoothly it went!

If you missed it, it is now available for purchase for only $10 as a private Audio Recording on YouTube with images of the Tarot cards a they are discussed.

Click here to purchase from Gwendolyn’s site or email Gwendolyn at contact@readingsbygwendolyn.com.

In this workshop we cover:

  • The Personalities & Themes of each of the Nine Numbers
  • How to calculate your Personality Number & Life Path Number
  • What each Life Path number represents in coordination with the Major Arcana of the Tarot
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Angels Are All Around Us

harp_angelWhether we can see, hear, sense, feel, or acknowledge them or not, angels – either etheric messengers and guides or earthly beings who help us in this realm – are truly all around us showing us insights, guiding us in our lives and on our souls’ journeys, and bringing us messages of peace, love, gratitude, and goodwill.

Yesterday I received a message from Linda at Litebeing Chronicles, who has angelically honored me with the Angel Award! Thank you Linda! This lovely award has no rules, so I will nominate just a few bloggers who have been beautiful angels for me and the blogging community:

1) Lisa of BloomLisa

2) Fozziemum, aka Bev, at All Fur One and One Fur All and Fozzie.M.

3) Rory at Beyond The Dream

4) Sindy at Blue Butterflies and Me

5) Brenda at Friendly Fairy Tales

And a Reminder: Most Sunday mornings at 8:00am Pacific Time I am hosting my Blog Talk Radio show. This morning’s episode was a continuation of last week’s, where I discussed the elements and ruling planets and signs of the Major Arcana of the Tarot, as well as gave some free readings. All episodes are recorded and can be listened to any time afterwards online. Click here to listen: Through the Peacock’s Eyes Blog Talk Radio Show!

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Δοξα εν υψιστοις θεω
και επι γης ειρηνη
εν ανθρωποις ευδοκιας   - Luke 2:14

The Angel declared: Glory to God in the Highest, and on earth, peace and goodwill towards men!

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Animal Spirits: The Elephant

elephantDuring the past two weeks I have come across and read several videos and articles about elephants, both happy ones of rescue and freedom and sad ones of abuse and murder. My last two Nakshatra posts, Mula and Purvashadha both mentioned elephants as well, and so I feel called to discuss these wise and powerful animal spirits.

The first thing I think of with elephants is how much ancient and sacred wisdom they seem to hold. They are also very sentient beings, feeling emotions much like humans do. They cry when set free or when they lose an old and loyal friend; and they play with joy and smile when having fun. These large creatures have tremendous patience, especially when it comes to putting up with years of captivity imposed upon them by humans, yet they also reliably work with humans assisting in moving large objects. This patience strengthens them to have great endurance and determination in overcoming obstacles.

images-4In Asian cultures elephants symbolize good fortune and happiness. The Hindu god Ganesha represents this good luck. He also assists us in removing barriers and obstacles in our lives.

The Elephant symbolizes:

  • Wisdom
  • Patience, Endurance, & Strength
  • Good Luck
  • Confidence & Overcoming Obstacles
  • Power, Dignity, & Royalty
  • Loyalty & Reliability
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Blog the Change For Animals

From my rescued Alaskan Malamute’s blog, Haiku By Ku:

blogthechange“You must be the change

You wish to see in the world”

Gandhi was so wise

 

 

Today is another Blog the Change For Animals day! Blog the Change asks:

  • What have you done to Be the Change for Animals?
  • Who do you know who acts tirelessly on the behalf of animals?
  • What favorite cause has a special need right now?

As many of you know, animal rescue is near and dear to my heart. I wrote my book, Kuruk: The Little Bear That Could, One Rescue Pup’s Journey of Healing, to raise awareness about puppy mills and raise money for animal rescue organizations. 50% of proceeds are donated!!! You can order it through Create Space or Amazon or Barnes & Noble. Also: Amazon CanadaAmazon UKAmazon India, and other international Amazon stores.

Also sisfur Zoe, the great Shri Swami Sattvapurrrrrranada, is also raising money for animal rescue with her book, Daily Yoga for a Happy and Healthy Cat. It’s also filled with eternal and divine wisdom! Please help us help others and support our cause! You will get some excellent reading toooowooowooooooo!

May we all Be the Change! Wooooowooooooooo!

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The Twentieth Nakshatra: Purvashadha

elephant-tusksThe twentieth of the 27 Nakshatras is Purvashadha, spanning from 13°20′ to 26°40′ in Sagittarius/Dhanus in the Sidereal Zodiac. Purva, पूर्व, means early or first as in the first part of the two ashadha Nakshatras, and ashadha, अषाढ, means invincible – in this case in reference to the wisdom of Jupiter/Guru, who rules Sagittarius/Dhanus. The symbol for Purvashadha is the elephant’s tusk, which grows from within and expands greatly outside the body. The ivory of the tusk holds great beauty and great value. This symbolizes our inner beauty and wisdom, latent spiritual faculties and potentials, which can be expressed with-out into the physical world.

The ruling planet of Purvashadha is Venus, who brings sensitivity, receptiveness, and intuitive awareness to those born under this Nakshatra, all for the purpose of processing the wisdom of Guru to embark upon spiritual growth and transformation. The ruling deity is Apas, the water god. Water also represents intuition and emotions, and is used in religious and spiritual rituals to cleanse and purify so that the soul can journey closer to God. Water also changes form, symbolizing the transformative quality of Purvashadha.

This Nakshatra is influenced by all three Guna qualities, giving more to the watery shifting, changeability, and potential unsettledness of those under its influence. However, the main motivation, or Purusaartha, is Moksha which will help to steer one towards the spiritual path and to discover hidden knowledge and wisdom.

Personal Birth Chart Readings: For those interested in delving into their personal astrology, understanding their dharma and karma, and seeking guidance for their lives, I do private astrology readings in-person, via Skype, or by e-mail. Click here for more information.

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My First BlogTalkRadio Show!

microphoneI’ve decided to expand my media options and am starting up a radio show! It’s Through the Peacock’s Eyes on BlogTalkRadio. The first episode is tomorrow morning, Sunday at 8:00am Pacific Time. I will discuss some of the basics of Tarot, including a little about the elements, suits, numbers, and astrological signs and planets. I will also take calls for free readings!  Click here to listen in and for the call-in number for free readings! And you can listen to it anytime afterwards too!

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Butterfly Journal 11th Month: Love (Entry #1)

silken_spellsMonth 11 prompt: What a journey this has been! We have turned within ourselves for deep self-evaluation. We have developed skills and tools to continue to understand ourselves and our relationships with others and the planet. We have begun to reach out into the world with the intentions of compassionate and harmonious interactions. And, with gratitude for everything, for there are things to learn from everything, we are ready to be truly selfless beings: to love.

For the eleventh month, meditate on loving. Love is a truly selfless act, not something to be possessed. When you choose to love, you choose to be kind, generous, compassionate, and caring towards others and the world around you. There are no conditions when you choose to love. Love just is.

For this journal entry, I am re-posting the following, since many have said to me they do not know what love is. They are expecting it to be an extra special emotion, but really it is a choice, a choice to live from the heart and soul rather than from the mind and body…

What is love? My brother summed up the answer to this perennial question best: Love is a verb. No, it’s not just a morpheme used to make a syntactical structure grammatical, but an action. Love is acting selflessly, doing what is best for others, and giving unconditionally.

For eons we’ve tried to understand what love is, but we’ve gotten stuck thinking that love is a noun - an object or person to be possessed. No one can ever own another’s feelings, choices, or actions. Love is not something that can be bought, earned, or taken. Love is a choice to let go of our selfish egos, and live with compassion and kindness. Selfishness and love are like oil and water. They just can’t mix.

Many of us go through our daily lives saying: we love this,                                                 that, him, or her…but then turn around and not take care of and disrespect those very things and people. What we really meant to say was that we like, desire, lust for, and wish to possess those things and people. The drives of the ego usually end up damaging and hurting others in some way. That is not love.

Love is unconditional and selfless. To love is to be responsible for everything that our intentions, thoughts, and actions do to both animate and inanimate objects. When we love our homes, we keep them clean and maintain them. When we love the planet, we do our best to reduce, reuse, and recycle. When we love our pets, we give them the care, discipline, and the attention they need. When we love another person, we repect their needs and do nothing that might contribute or lead to their suffering. When we love, we have compassion and the wish to do what is best for others.

Love is the highest vibration. All we need is…to love.

All the joy the world contains
Has come through wishing happiness for others.
All the misery the world contains
Has come through wanting pleasure for oneself.

- Shantideva 8:129

Even after all this time the sun never says to the earth, “You owe me.” Look what happens with a love like that – it lights up the whole world.

- Hafiz, Persian Poet

To read all previous Butterfly Journal entries, Click Here.

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