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Butterfly Journal 5th Month: Acceptance (Entry #1)

The last Butterfly Journal entry ended with me saying: I’ve always believed in feeling and embracing our emotions…Feel your experience, for it is part of the creation of you. This leads nicely into what I’d like to journal about for this month’s prompt: Over the last … Continue reading

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Butterfly Journal: Awareness (Entry #3)

In the last journal entry I discussed the challenges of dealing with my mother’s behavior, especially her violence. With the addition of her Alzheimer’s it is often a futile situation, and I concluded the entry saying: How do my thoughts, feelings, and actions … Continue reading

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Butterfly Journal Third Month: Faith (Entry #1)

In my last journal entry here, I discussed how coming to the understanding of the Truth of my shadow side and healing my roots had brought my life full circle and has unveiled further the connection between the physical/conscious and … Continue reading

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More Light to Reflect on the Current Changing Waters

In the recent post, Helter-Skelter, Topsy-Turvy, Pell-Mell, I discussed many of the current Western Astrological watery influences on our emotional, psychological, and spiritual healing and growth. When I was preparing for that post, I had also taken a look at … Continue reading

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Butterfly Journal 2nd Month: Truth (Entry #1)

After a month of self-reflection (see last month’s entries here) with Butterfly Journal: Monthly Contemplations for Spiritual Metamorphosis, it is time to clear our vision further. Here is the prompt for month #2: The process of self-reflection to make new beginnings requires … Continue reading

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Animal Spirits: The Moth

The symbolism of the moth is very similar to the butterfly, as they both go through the metamorphic process of: egg – larva (moth-worm/caterpillar) – pupa – adult (moth/butterfly). However, while butterflies move about by day, moths move about by … Continue reading

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New Moon, New Beginnings

My break from the blogosphere and time for rest is coming to an end. The New Moon in Virgo (in Tropical/Western Astrology, Leo in Sidereal/Vedic Astrology) occurs this coming Wednesday evening or Thursday morning depending on where on the planet … Continue reading

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The Gunas: The Three Constituents of Prakriti

Before going further into the Nakshatras and Jyotisha (Vedic Astrology), we need to become familiar with both the three Gunas and the four motivations of life. Let’s begin with the Gunas, which are the intrinsic qualities or tendencies of Prakriti, … Continue reading

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The Eighth Limb of Yoga: Samadhi समाध

The final limb of the Eight Limbs of Yoga is                                                               … Continue reading

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Butterfly Poem

Butterfly… there she goes she glides upon the earth flowing through life existing in peace in this realm of pain and suffering she brings smiles and laughter upon the sullen faces of all those who do not yet understand that … Continue reading

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