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Divine Feminine Rising

The Divine Feminine called me to do her work way back in 2003. Since 2005 I have been leading workshops and classes sharing what I have learned about the Divine Feminine. It thrills me to see the Divine Feminine moving into the collective consciousness on a wider scale. Thank you, Meg Benedict, for sharing in your article below how the rise of the Divine Feminine is depicted in the stars!

My last workshop, Awakening to Spiritual Consciousness, A Sacred Intensive for Emerging Women, focused on the Ascension process and how the Divine Feminine and contemporary women were central to the planetary Ascension process.

For more information about the Divine Feminine and the Ascension Process, check out the events that are posted below.

Hello (from Meg Benedict),

While Venus is moving retrograde from March 4th until April 15th, it will span 13º Aries back to 26º Pisces. Venus represents the sacred feminine and rules beauty, values, self-esteem, romantic love and deep healing. Since February, the 2 eclipses have triggered energetic clearings and healings, including any traces of shadow opposition from the body/heart/mind. Many came down with ‘kundalini flu’ as congested emotional trauma released into the Light.

This Sunday, March 12th there will be a Full Moon in the earth-bound sign of 22º Virgo. Combined with Venus Retro, you can expect to feel your feminine power rising within you and in the planetary collective. This is evident in growing public outrage, marches and demands for women’s rights, pay equality, female empowerment and respect. The Virgo Full Moon enhances your inner warrior to develop more self-worth, self-care and healing transformation.

The Virgo Full Moon also connects directly to the ongoing ‘Jupiter – Uranus opposition’ transit. You may experience sudden outbursts or reactions to perceived limitations and seek more personal freedom in your life. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself demanding liberation from all violations and setting healthy boundaries in all that you do.

The planetary Ascension depends on the return of the divine feminine. The native nations are leading the movement for clean water, air, food supply and human rights. The feminine power inspires more compassion and loving kindness for all life on the planet. The corruption and deception are being revealed to the public for cleansing and dissolution.

You are being prepared for the upcoming Equinox Stargate upgrades arriving on March 20th.  This month is a powerful threshold point into higher dimensional consciousness. As the out-dated energies are dropping away, you are rising into a unified state of Oneness!

Join other Light Warriors from around the world for the Equinox Stargate Global Activations on Monday, March 20th at 12pm PT. Register here.

Lovingly, Meg

Copyright (c) 2017 Meg Benedicte * All Rights Reserved * You may copy and distribute this material as long as you do not alter it in any way, the content remains complete and you include this copyright notice.

It’s time to be speak up and be visible. We are each called to step up in our own way. Light workers are being called upon to work on the inner plains to bring in more light, tolerance, compassion, love and peace as we add our own light to the global Ascension process. Others might be called to take a more social activist role. Both types of actions are needed.

YOUR VOICE IS IMPORTANT!

Listen to how you are being called and draw on the courage of your inner warrior to answer that call. The time is NOW!

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Additional Opportunities to learn more about the Ascension process and the Divine Feminine and her message for contemporary women.

Circle with the Divine Feminine
Third Wednesdays
6:30 to 8:30 PM

Blossoming Path, 10227 Fair Oaks Blvd
Fair Oaks Village, CA

March 15, 2017 – Demeter and Persephone: The Myth of Death and Rebirth
Led by Joy Reichard, Founder IHN Circle (San Mateo), Life Coach, Hypnotherapist, author, teacher
$10 Love Donation

For more info and to register go here

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In Her Name Circle

Fourth Wednesdays
7 to 9:00 PM
Unitarian Universalist of San Mateo,
300 E. Santa Inez, San Mateo, CA 94401

March 24, 2017- Fifth Dimensional Consciousness: The World Is Awakening
Featuring Joy Reichard, Founder IHN Circle, Life Coach, Hypnotherapist, author, teacher
$15 online at or $20 at the door
For more info and to register go here.

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If current times are creating worry and frustrations that are causing you to spend more time being anxious and depressed, then give Joy a call and ask for a 30-minute complimentary consultation to find out how you can start being more positive and happy. Contact Joy today by phone 415-819-9769 or email.

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Is There Wisdom in Anger?

So much is transpiring in the political arena that it is hard not to be swept up into the emotionally charged chaos. Personally I am finding it challenging to stay balanced with an open heart and open mind, to release anger and upset, and to stay centered. This is why I was so grateful to receive this email from my spiritual mentor, Terry Attwood. I felt her message was so helpful to me personally that I wanted to share it with all of you …

Terry’s Message: It is very important to realize when we are so upset about the current events going on in the country that we are in the ego.  It’s a signal to move to higher ground and use that energy to stay centered and take action from a base of non-attachment to our personal beliefs, but to come from the place of what is right.  So, what I have been doing is to keep in my mind that my protests are coming from a place that supports the truth of what this country is about… from the basic values that define America.  I am attaching a great writing (Buddhist) about this. – Terry

The Wisdom of Anger

 

“The buddhas are not just the love-and-light people we like to think they are. Of course, their enlightened mind is grounded in total peace, but in that open space compassion spontaneously arises. It has many manifestations. One is the pure energy of anger.

Anger is the power to say ‘no’. This is our natural reaction whenever we see someone suffer – we want to stop it. The buddhas say ‘no’ to the three poisons (greed, hatred and delusion) that drive injustice. They are angry about our suffering and they will happily destroy its causes. They aren’t angry at us. They’re angry for us.

… There are times when the compassionate thing is to destroy. To say “Stop!” to suffering. To say “Wake up!” to the ways people deceive themselves. To use the energy of anger to say “No!” to all that is selfish, exploitative, and unjust.

In its pure, awakened form, when it is not driven by ego, anger brings good to the world. In our personal lives, it helps us be honest about our own foibles and have the courage to help others see how they are damaging themselves. On a bigger scale, anger is the energy that inspires great movements for freedom and social justice, which we need so badly now. It is a vital part of every spiritual path, for before we can say yes to enlightenment, we must say no to the three poisons (greed, hatred and delusion).

The energy of anger is an inherent part of our nature-we can no more have ‘yes’ without ‘no’ than light without dark. So we need a way to work with the energy of anger so it doesn’t manifest as aggression, as well as methods to tap its inherent wisdom. We need a profound understanding of where aggression comes from, how it differs from anger, and a practical path to work with it. That path begins where all healing begins.”

If current times are creating worry and frustrations that are causing you to spend more time being anxious and depressed, then give Joy a call and ask for a 30-minute complimentary consultation to find out how you can start being more positive and happy. Contact Joy today by phone 415-819-9769 or email.
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My Holiday Gift to You * Love and Light Visualization with Mother Mary

Mother Mary has been with me this last month as we approach both the celebration of Solstice, which celebrates the birth of the Divine Child, and Christmas which celebrates the birth of Jesus, the Christed One.

I was inspired to gift you with a “Love and Light Visualization with Mother Mary” which I created a few years ago in honor of her. You will find the link below.

Debates and discussions about the nature of Mother Mary have raged on for 2000 years until in 1965 when a Catholic Council called the Vatican II demoted Mary to little more than a Nazarene housewife, a country woman, a human vessel that served as the gestating container for a divine seed, and little more. Yet in the hearts of the people, as she has been depicted in art throughout the ages, there has been a longing to connect Mother Mary with the Great Mother whose compassion and mercy comforts, supports, and nurtures those who seek her out.

Mother Mary has filled the void of the Mother Goddess that I believe is central to our human collective unconscious. Since Paleolithic times, humans have honored the Great Mother. Within 500 years after the Divine birth of Jesus, as the cults of Isis, Cybele, Artemis and Diana dwindled along with the Roman Empire, the ancient goddess temples were rededicated to Mother Mary. Even the imagery of the older goddesses was passed on to Mary.

In addition, visitations of Mother Mary have been cited 21,000 in the last 1000 years. These visitations of the Blessed Mother strongly support the need of the Sacred Feminine principle that lives in our collective psyche.

The importance of Mary is more than her stature, her part in history, religion, or culture. It has to do with ones relationship with her – the ‘knowing’ experience of her compassion, mercy and grace. It is a felt experience that can’t be expressed with language or logic. Her image as Queen of Heaven and as the Great Mother Goddess archetype endures because it continues to persist in our collective human unconscious.

The Great Mother will prevail. She has survived 5000 years of patriarchy and 4000 years of the worship of the monotheistic male God. She will survive because she is part of the balance of nature. Nature always settles to its equilibrium.
The fulcrum under patriarchy pitched far to the right. It is now floating back to center so the divine feminine principle can re-take her rightful place beside the divine masculine principle.

The Great Mother is present in the image of Mary, the Mother of the Divine Child who brought Christ Consciousness to aid humanity in its evolution.
May this visualization with Mother Mary surround you with love, light and peace.

Click here to download…
Audio recording: Love and Light Visualization with Mother Mary

Have a fabulous Holiday Season!
Many blessings,
Joy

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Jennifer Berezan’s
Revised Version of the Hail Mary Rosary

From – She Carries Me

Holy Mother full of grace,
Power is with thee.
Blessed are you,
Queen of the Universe
And blessed is all of creation.
Holy Mother,  
Maker of all things,
Be with us now and always.

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The Compassionate Spiritual Activist.

When I think about activism I’m taken back to my own days in the 60’s when protest marches were common place. I remember the angry fists raised in the air and loud voices over megaphones blasting out about injustices.

When I think of the spiritual activism I think of Martin Luther King and his non-violent protests that brought out the masses and lobbied for transformation and civil rights reform. I also think of Mother Teresa, that little body of fierce compassion and conviction who swayed the conscience of the powerful to support her causes.

Spiritual activism is not about religion, or even about being religious. But it is about being willing to take a part in creating change – and to play that part with the spirit of compassion, love, a sense of the interconnectedness of all beings, and the determination to stand on conviction.

In Buddhism, they hold sacred the tenets of compassion, mercy, altruism, and loving kindness, among others. According to some strains of Tibetan Buddhism, practitioners will meditate on Tara, a female deity, to develop these qualities. Believing that everyone can achieve enlightenment, Tibetan Buddhists claim that Tara can remove obstacles that get in the way of personal growth and the cultivation of activism.

Tara was said to be born from the tears of the Hindu Lord of Compassion, Avalokitesvara. He dedicated his existence to rescuing all humans from suffering. But eons ago it was a very bad age with people behaving terribly to one another. Just as he rescued one person, another would fall. He became frustrated and began banging his head against a wall from the futility of his efforts. Because he was blessed by the Buddha, instead of wounds or bruises, two large eyes emerged on the back of his head. From the eyes tears fell. From the tears emerged Green Tara and White Tara.

Green Tara pledged to help by removing obstacles from the path of humans so they could walk the path to enlightenment with greater ease. White Tara vowed to help humans by increasing their fortunes and extending their lives. Together they help Avolakitesvara making it easier for us humans to receive blessings and to achieve enlightenment.

These deities serve as models for us about the meaning of compassion and spiritual activism. They have the altruistic mindset of service, not for personal fame or aggrandizement, but because they care about our human condition. They want humans to live better lives so they in turn will become enlightened spiritual activists who work for the betterment of humanity. The Taras stay focused on the positive, on what they can do, continually helping us to overcome obstacles, especially our negativity, so we can envision a better world for all.

The Taras understand that all beings are interconnected. When one human achieves enlightenment and can live more in a spirit of compassion, then they have a positive influence on those they touch, raising the vibrations of people around them. As one of us becomes more compassionate and caring, then they demonstrate to others the power of compassion and the importance of standing up for your convictions.

Look at both Martin Luther King and Mother Theresa, two humans who strove for enlightenment, embraced compassion for their fellow beings, and pledged their lives to work towards their convictions. One human can inspire others and start a movement for peace, freedom and equality.

It’s also important to note that each Tara had their assigned tasks. They did not take on everything, like so many of us humans try to do. They chose selectively where to put their efforts rather than being all over the board. It’s important for us to also use wisdom and discernment when we select a cause to fight for. When we focus, we can apply 100% of our efforts and thus have a chance to make a difference. When we splinter and apply our efforts among multiple causes, which are all very important, we dilute our effort, and end up making minimal impact. This is an important truism for all of us to keep in mind.

Take time to reflect on the lessons from Green and White Tara. Become a spiritual activist; take a stand and make a difference. But come to your activism with an altruistic and compassionate heart. Remember to focus on the positive. Stand for what you are ‘for,’ not what you are ‘against,’ so your mindset can stay positive.

Always remember that we are all interconnected. What we are and what we do has an impact on those around us. Your bad mood can dampen the mood of others. When you are full of joy, it radiates to those around you lifting their moods. Finally, choose what you commit to with wisdom and discernment. Remember it is always better to under-commit and over-deliver than to over-commit than under-deliver.

If you, and I, can commit to these gems of wisdom, then we will have a chance to change the world – together!
This article was inspired by a blog posted in 2015 on http://fiercelove.wordpress.com

Give me a call for a 30-minute complimentary consultation and find out how you can live the life you were joyfully meant to live. I offer in-office, video conferencing, and phone consultations and sessions. Call me TODAY 415-819-8769 or email me.
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The Tower and the Devil Part 2

In my last email I talked about the Devil card in the Tarot and how it kept showing up at a time when my whole life was breaking down (marriage, health, work, friendships). I was going through a massive transition that put me on a whole new life path.

Motherpeace Tarot Devil Card

Motherpeace Tarot Devil Card

The Devil card is the 15th Major Arcana card of the Tarot. It speaks to the shadow side of ourselves that is held in bondage to our addictions, greed, negativity, insecurities, self-doubts, jealousies, and fears (rejection, abandonment, not being good enough, not being loved, etc.). These shadow self-perceptions and beliefs keep us stuck in an old story that we tend to cycle in, even though we are desperate to escape.

The Tower

Motherpeace Tarot Tower Card

Motherpeace Tarot Tower Card

The Tower is the 16th Major Arcana card. It is an image of disruption and change. This disruption is generated by the battle inside you that is fighting the Devil, your own demons, to free yourself from that domination.

Vicki Noble likens this card to the great Hindu Goddess Kali Ma. She is a terribly ferocious looking goddess with a garland of skulls around her neck and a girdle of arms around her waist. She has four arms, is dark skinned, and splotches of blood stain her body. In one hand she carries a sword, another a pair of scissors, and in the third a bloodied head.

In the West, dark and black have been associated with fear, suffering, death and evil. Our fear of the dark Goddess is a projection of that association. In the Hindu world view, however, the dark color is associated with the sacredness of the earth and its female nature. Kali’s symbolism, far from being foreboding, is filled with important imagery for those seeking greater awareness.

  • Red – Kali often bears the color red because she is associated with the life force energy of our body, our blood, and to the fire of creativity.
  • Garland of heads – The garland of severed heads or skulls represents the letters of the Sanskrit alphabet. They symbolize the repository of knowledge and wisdom that is available to us.
  • Sword – The sword is the sword of wisdom with which she cuts the chains of our shadow beliefs that keep us cycling in the old stories.
  • Severed head – Symbolizes freeing ourselves from the negative, degrading stories of our subconscious so we can embrace the universal consciousness of the Divine Mother and Father and our own divinity within.
  • Waistband – The waistband of human arms symbolizes the necessity for performing good deeds, not out of co-dependency or wanting to feel self-important, but because caring for others and doing good deeds civilizes us, improves the condition of humanity, and opens our hearts to the flow of love.

 

Kali is that transformative energy of The Tower that can liberate us from the negative stories of our shadow selves. Drawing the Tower card signifies that we have an opportunity to confront our beliefs that no longer serve us so we can change our stories. It tells us we can face our shadow, that part of us that keeps us stuck in reactive and often unhelpful behaviors of jealousy, envy, greed, obsessiveness, anger, etc. When we face these inner demons, learn the stories behind them, and are willing to release them because they no longer fit into the life we want to lead, then we can step into a higher vibration where joy, satisfaction, fulfillment and wellbeing resides.

If you would like help to free yourself from your shadow beliefs and change your story, please schedule a 30-minute complementary consultation today with Joy Reichard (415-819-8769). Learn how you can live a more joy-filled life.

If you want to learn more about how the shadow impedes spiritual growth and how to heal your shadow and rebuild a healthier happier YOU, then you might be curious about my upcoming program Awakening to Spiritual Consciousness; a Sacred Intensive for Emerging Women.

 

Option 1 Dates and Times:
Daylong Dates: Oct 1 & Dec 3, 2016, 10 to 5:30
Webinar dates: 5:30 to 7:30 pm
on 10/11, 10/25, 11/8 and 11/22, 2016
Location: Three Ravens Mystery School, 440 Haight St., San Francisco
Option 2 Dates and Times:
Daylong Dates: Oct 8 & Dec 10, 10 to 5:30
Webinar dates:
5:30 to 7:30 pm
on 10/11, 10/25, 11/8 and 11/22, 2016
Location: Fair Oaks, CA / TBA upon registration
During this time of collective upheaval and change our feminine values and wisdom are needed now more than ever. You can do your part to bring more compassion, understanding, and peace to your place of work, your community, and the world. Are you feeling the call?
If so then join me and other spiritual seekers to:
  • Learn how the Divine Feminine has been paving the way for 5D Consciousness for over 5000 years.
  • Receive guidance and tools for healing your shadow so you can live with more peace and joy.
  • Discover how you can live with more love and compassion in your heart so that you can let go of the divisiveness of judgment and competitiveness.
  • Gain tools for working on the inner planes to accelerate your personal and spiritual growth.
  • Enhance your connection with your Higher Self and Guides for Divine Guidance.
  • Find sisterhood with other women who are also on their spiritual journey.
For more info go HERE
 
Or email me with your questions so we can schedule a time to talk.
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The Devil and the Tower – Tips for Going through Challenging Times – Part One

I discovered the Tarot about 14 years ago. The Tarot is a pack of playing cards (most commonly numbering 78), that originated in mid-15th century Europe. From the late 18th century until present time the tarot has been used by mystics and spiritual seekers as a divination tool, or as a map or guide for mental and spiritual pathways to greater understanding and personal growth.

I bring this up today because many of my friends, clients, and I are going through a challenging time. My astrology friends claim this is because we are going through an astrological alignment which is bringing up all our shadow stuff to be cleared and released! Whatever is going on cosmically, this also feels very personal, and often disruptive and painful.

Fourteen years ago I was going through a major life transition that was intense and involved a lot of emotional distress. I was surprised when I kept pulling the Tower and the Devil cards – until I began to understand the true meaning of these cards and came to befriend them. I share their insight with those of you who might also be going through a challenging time.

The Devil

The 15th Major Arcana card of the Tarot is the Devil card. It speaks to the shadow side of ourselves that is held in bondage to our addictions, greed, negativity, insecurities, self-doubts, and fears (of rejection, abandonment, not being good enough, not being loved, etc.). These shadow self-perceptions and beliefs keep us stuck in an old story. We cycle in it, even though we try to escape. By some seemingly dirty trick, or act of self-sabotage, we keep getting pulled back into the same old story.

How many of you find that you keep dating the same type of man? Or have the same types of trouble at work? Or can’t seem to stop eating too much, drinking too much, or watching too much TV? Or have dreams and goals, but can’t find the motivation, or the courage, to risk doing something about it?

This is the Devil! The Devil isn’t an external entity cursing your life! It is your own subconscious mind that is holding you back. It keeps you stuck in the shadow beliefs of your subconscious that basically say you can’t have what you want because…”you’re not good enough,” “you don’t deserve better,” “you don’t really matter,” “there is something wrong with you,” or some variation of the above.

None of this is true! It’s all part of the negative story you carry in your subconscious. You have the power to change that story! You just need to realize it is a story that is based on old beliefs about yourself. Now is the time to clear it.

How do you change the story?

Changing our stories and old beliefs requires going inward and being very truthful with ourselves. The first step is to realize you are being plagued by an old pattern of thinking that involves addictions, greed, negativity, insecurities, self-doubts, and fears. Once you realize it is an old program, sit quietly and allow your mind to become calm by following your breath.

Once you are calm, begin to feel whatever feelings are coming up. Acknowledge your feeling. Then ask yourself whether this feeling is familiar. Does it fit into an old pattern? Are you really justified in having this reaction? Or are you feeding the emotions by creating a story around your feelings?

The important pause  It’s so important to pause when we are having an emotional reaction. Acknowledge the feelings. Then ask, “Do I need to react in the way that I am feeling?” If you are justified, the pause will help you decide on the most appropriate way to respond rather than lashing out. If not justified, then you can toss the feeling away as being irrelevant or an over-exaggeration of what is really going on in the situation.

Take text messages or emails as an example. It’s so easy to read more than what is in the message. If you receive a very short reply, it can be interpreted as abrasive or terse or even unkind. In reality, the person may just be trying to get back to you at a very hectic or crucial time in their day. Yet you read into it an insult or rebuff when nothing like that was ever intended.

Often times it is our own negative thoughts, or the stories we tell ourselves, that is the real Devil that creates our pain, distress, unhappiness, ill-will, and feelings of rejection.

Look for next week’s ezine to learn about the Tower and how it impacts your life.

If you would like help to free yourself from your shadow beliefs and change your story, please schedule a 30-minute complementary consultation today with Joy Reichard (415-819-8769). Learn how you can live a more joy-filled life.

If you want to learn more about how the shadow iand how to heal it, then you might be curious about my upcoming program Awakening to Spiritual Consciousness; a Sacred Intensive for Emerging Women.

 

Option 1 Dates and Times:
Daylong Dates: Oct 1 & Dec 3, 2016, 10 to 5:30
Webinar dates: 5:30 to 7:30 pm
on 10/11, 10/25, 11/8 and 11/22, 2016
Location: Three Ravens Mystery School, 440 Haight St., San Francisco

Option 2 Dates and Times:
Daylong Dates:
Oct 8 & Dec 10, 10 to 5:30
Webinar dates:
5:30 to 7:30 pm
on 10/11, 10/25, 11/8 and 11/22, 2016
Location: Fair Oaks, CA / TBA upon registration

 

During this time of collective upheaval and change our feminine values and wisdom are needed now more than ever. You can do your part to bring more compassion, understanding, and peace to your place of work, your community, and the world. Are you feeling the call?

If so then join me and other spiritual seekers to:
  • Learn how the Divine Feminine has been paving the way for 5D Consciousness for over 5000 years.
  • Receive guidance and tools for healing your shadow so you can live with more peace and joy.
  • Discover how you can live with more love and compassion in your heart so that you can let go of the divisiveness of judgment and competitiveness.
  • Gain tools for working on the inner planes to accelerate your personal and spiritual growth.
  • Enhance your connection with your Higher Self and Guides for Divine Guidance.
  • Find sisterhood with other women who are also on their spiritual journey.
For more info go HERE
 
Or email me with your questions so we can schedule a time to talk.
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Healing the Divine Masculine

The unexpected happens when it’s most unexpected!

Recently, I was stunned when the “Healing the Divine Masculine” card came up THREE TIMES while doing readings from the Isis Oracle by Alana Fairchild. This happened on a recent retreat with eight dear Sisters who support me with the In Her Name Circles that I lead in San Mateo. That was 3 out of 9 times. That’s no coincidence. It was a definite statement from the universe to PAY ATTENTION!

I have spent thirteen years working with women for empowerment and the healing of the feminine wounds that result from living in a patriarchal culture. I’ve never discounted the Divine Masculine, or the males in our cultures, because I realize that men have their own wounds. My focus, however, has been on the Divine Feminine. Why then, I wondered, was I being directed to focus on healing the wounds of the Divine Masculine?

Both genders carry within them what our culture defines as masculine and feminine qualities. The masculine qualities, or masculine energy, helps with discernment, protection, healing, and that sense of being safe and secure in any situation. When the inner masculine is strong, we have confidence, feel secure about who we are, and are able to take action with strength and conviction.

The inner masculine and Inner feminine have a symbiotic relationship. When they are in balance within us we are healthy and complete human beings. We appreciate who we are and can live with relative peace and harmony, allowing our creativity and joy to flow. We can stand in our convictions, speak our truth, and live authentic lives.

When the inner masculine is damaged or wounded we have difficulty showing up as our true selves. We may be reluctant to bring our gifts out into the world. Instead, we may conform to someone else’s (or society’s) accepted standards by bowing to the status quo rather than living to our full potential. This can leave us feeling disempowered, fearful, insecure, and plagued with self-doubt. Or if people don’t see our point of view, we might try to control or dominate them, or manipulate them to our way of thinking.

The inner feminine is sensual and filled with the essence of life and vitality. She enjoys the pleasures of life through her senses. She feels her emotions, and relationships are a priority. She is creative, expressive, receptive, nurturing, and nourishing. She embodies the Earth, the Great Mother, Gaia.

Under patriarchy the Feminine, and the honoring of the Feminine, was pushed underground. In our time the Feminine is blossoming once more. She is returning to help humankind reclaim heart-centered living – to have more love and greater compassion.

The inner feminine needs a healthy inner masculine for discernment and protection. One who can create a sense of security and safety so the inner feminine can freely express her true nature. Without a strong inner masculine the inner feminine can become too caring, too compassionate, too giving. Then the woman can become co-dependent, easily burnt-out, manipulative, or passive aggressive. If the inner-masculine becomes too strong, then she can become controlling, domineering, or abrasively aggressive.

Balance is what is needed between the two. This has often been referred to as the Sacred Marriage. When this sacred union is achieved then we can be sensual and loving and live true to who we authentically are. We can then have the strength, discernment and conviction to bring our gifts out to serve ourselves, others, and the world.
It is time to let go of viewing the Masculine energy as violent, aggressive, unfeeling, controlling, or as the perpetrator or dominating. It is time to stop playing the victim to masculine energy, or experiencing the Masculine with disappointment or dissatisfaction. It is time to avoid castrating the Masculine by the disempowering view that he is weak, useless, or unnecessary.
It is time to relate to both the feminine and the masculine energy in a totally new way. It is time for healing.
Women can help in the healing of the Divine Masculine by beginning to envision masculine energy differently. New masculine energy is beginning to flow into our consciousness. We women can help accelerate this shift of consciousness by altering how we choose to relate to the inner masculine, as well as the outer masculine. We can change the paradigm by envisioning the inner masculine as tender, protective, strong, discerning, and as holding a stabilizing energy.
You might wonder what this would look life. Alana Fairchild says:

[We would have] more of a willingness to be kind to ourselves, to honor our feelings and to not be bullied into stepping away from our truths by others or even by our own self-doubt or self-criticism. It is an inner commitment to love and honor the Self and an inner trust in this commitment. So when the feeling arises to try something new creatively or spiritually, for example, there is trust that this will be respected and acted upon, and it is!

As we change our paradigm of the masculine, it creates openings for the men in our lives to step into a new reality, one in which they can show up as tender, protective, strong, discerning, and holding that stabilizing force that we women need.

When a man is able to hold the reality of the New Masculine, then the woman feels safe and securely held so that she can be sensually, lovingly, and creatively expressive. This requires honor and respect of both without judgment. It’s about allowing each to be the best of who they are, while respecting boundaries, limitations, personal interests and passions, and each person’s personal growth as they walk their path on this earth plane.

It is an exciting new reality that we are being encouraged to create. I hope you will join me in Healing the Divine Masculine.

If you are feeling called to be part of the great healing of our humanity and our home, Gaia, the Earth, then you might also curious about my upcoming program:

Daylong Dates: Oct 1 and Dec 3, 2016
from 10 to 5:30 pm
Webinar dates: 5:30 to 7:30 pm
on 10/11, 10/25, 11/8 and 11/22, 2016
Location: Three Ravens Mystery School,
440 Haight Street, San Francisco
 

The world is going through a time of collective upheaval and change. Our feminine wisdom is needed now more than ever as our world traverses through some of the most chaotic and worrisome times in recorded history.

Many women are feeling the call to do their part to bring harmony and peace to the world. Are you feeling the call?

If so then join me and other spiritual seekers to:

  • Learn how the Divine Feminine has been paving the way for 5D Consciousness for over 5000 years.
  • Receive guidance for personal healing and growth so that you can cultivate more joy and peace in your life.
  • Discover how you can live with more love and compassion in your heart so that you can let go of the divisiveness of judgment.
  • Gain tools for working on the inner planes to accelerate your spiritual growth.
  • Enhance your connection with your Higher Self and Guides for Divine Guidance.
  • Find sisterhood with other women who are also on their spiritual journey.
For more info go HERE
 
Or email me with your questions so we can schedule a time to talk.
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The Shift! What’s that all about?

Have you noticed that you’re feeling different about things lately?

Maybe you are feeling restless or dissatisfied with the way things are. Possibly you’re questioning your life and are beginning to ask, “Is this all there is?” Your work seems meaningless. Your life seems directionless. Your relationship lacks … something. Or you can’t seem to find a relationship that works.

Have you noticed that old wounds you thought had healed are beginning to surface again? Possibly it’s harder to be around certain family members. Perhaps you just don’t see eye to eye with your friends anymore – as if you’re on two different wavelengths. Maybe you’ve noticed that old interests just aren’t interesting anymore.

If any of this resonates for you, then you’re not alone. Many of us are beginning to experience symptoms of what is called the Shift.

What is the Shift?

The Shift is described as a process of rapid spiritual awakening – an unprecedented event in human history. Yet, according to Vidya Frazier (Awakening to the Fifth Dimension) this Shift has been predicted by spiritual teachers, astrologers, indigenous elders, and visionaries from various religious traditions and cultures from around the world and down through the ages.

Some spiritual teachers explain that this Shift is happening because earth has recently begun to travel through the middle of the Milky Way, something it does roughly every 26,000 years. What’s unusual about this part of the galaxy is that very high frequencies exist there. These higher frequencies are absorbed by matter, which causes everything, including our earth and all its inhabitants (meaning us) to vibrate at higher frequencies. This and other cosmic events are affecting our galaxy, fueling a rapid collective spiritual evolution, or awakening.

It sounds wonderful, but it also has significant repercussions! These high frequencies are also fueling a rapid change in our personal as well as our spiritual growth. Many of us are finding that we have been tossed into a situation in which we very quickly need to let go of old patterns, beliefs, judgments, feelings, and what we’ve thought about our reality.

This is leaving many of us feeling challenged. By that I mean life, our relationships, our work, our health, everything that was “normal” is getting shaken up and being called into question. Many have a sense of confusion, fear, dissatisfaction, irritability … things just don’t feel right anymore.

The good news is that if you are feeling these symptoms, then you have actually signed up to incarnate at this time to help usher in this new wave of higher frequencies that is sometimes referred to as the Ascension Process.

The trick on how to cope with this process is to avoid resisting what’s happening. It’s important to be gentle with yourself. Slow down! Allow yourself more quiet time so you can process the feelings and emotions that are coming up. Give yourself time to feel, yes feel, the emotions.

Take time to think about why are you irritable, angry, afraid, dissatisfied, etc. Reflect on what is the true source of what you are feeling. Many times you can trace the feeling all the way back to your childhood, to your small younger self when you were vulnerable and had reasons to feel afraid, lonely, rejected, or abandoned. Acknowledge those feelings. Just accept them.

Then send some compassionate thoughts to your younger self who struggled so much. Reassure your younger self, and your adult self, that it’s OK now. Whatever the challenge that overwhelmed you when you were younger, now you can handle it because NOW you are an adult. You now have the skills, experience, and knowledge to take care of yourself. The past is behind you. Let it go. Don’t try to suppress it, or try to bury it! Just let it go.

Then take a look at your life, relationship, work, health, attitudes, and behaviors. Notice anything that no longer serves you – and notice what it is you want to change. Then let go of what is no longer serving you. It’s unnecessary, so just let it dissolve. Then take steps making some much-needed change so that you can find more peace, joy, and love in your life.

Sometimes, when you need to make changes, you need to ask for help, seek guidance, or find a supportive community who understands what you are going through. If this resonates for you, then you might want to consider joining my new program that starts October 1, 2016 – Awakening to Spiritual Consciousness; a Sacred Intensive for Emerging Women.

Daylong Dates: Oct 1 and Dec 3, 2016
from 10 to 5:30 pm
Webinar dates: 5:30 to 7:30 pm
on 10/11, 10/25, 11/8 and 11/22, 2016
Location: Three Ravens Mystery School,
440 Haight Street, San Francisco
The world is going through a time of collective upheaval and change. Our feminine wisdom is needed now more than ever as our world traverses through some of the most chaotic and worrisome times in recorded history.

Many women are feeling the call to do their part to bring harmony and peace to the world. Are you feeling the call?

If so then join me and other spiritual seekers to:
  • Learn how the Divine Feminine has been paving the way for 5D Consciousness for over 5000 years.
  • Receive guidance for personal healing and growth so that you can cultivate more joy and peace in your life.
  • Discover how you can live with more love and compassion in your heart so that you can let go of the divisiveness of judgment.
  • Gain tools for working on the inner planes to accelerate your spiritual growth.
  • Enhance your connection with your Higher Self and Guides for Divine Guidance.
  • Find sisterhood with other women who are also on their spiritual journey.
For more info go HERE
 
Or email me with your questions so we can schedule a time to talk.
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Hathor, the Hathors, and 5th Dimensional Consciousness

Is there a connection between Hathor, the Hathors, and 5th Dimensional Consciousness?
 

There is! And the connection is fascinating.  

Hathor is one of the oldest Egyptian deities and has links to the ancient Egyptian cow goddess, Bat or Bata. Her most common depiction is that of a cow headed goddess with horns in which is set the sun disk. She embodies motherhood and love, and is the feminine deity of pleasure, dance, fertility, childbirth, and the arts.

In her celestial aspect Hathor personifies the Milky Way. During the spring and fall equinoxes in the third millennium BCE, the Milky Way aligned over and touched the earth where the sun rose and fell. Thus the four legs of the cow goddess, Hathor, sometimes called Nut, were perceived as the four pillars that held up the heavens. The stars appeared on the belly of this celestial cow goddess.

Hathor’s birthday coincides with the rising of the star Sirius which announced the inundation of the Nile. Sirius is often referred to as our
Spiritual Sun.

So, who are the Hathors? According to Tom Kenyon, who wrote The Hathor Material, the Hathors are

interdimensional beings who come in love to help humans on earth bring about a new reality of love and compassion. They claim to come from another universe by way of Sirius which is a portal to our universe. From Sirius they eventually came to our solar system and the etheric realm of Venus. They claimed to have worked with and through the Hathor fertility goddess of ancient Egypt.

Whether you buy into all of this or not, I simply find these connections interesting! I choose to keep an open mind, and encourage you to do so as you read the rest of this article.

What I know of the Hathors from my own experience and research is that they are

light beings who hold the energies of love, compassion and non-judgment. This is what they hope to bring to humanity.

Think about it! What would it be like to live in a world filled with love, compassion, and non-judgement? We would be joyful! We would be free to enjoy the pleasures of our world. We would be free from bigotry, misogyny, racism, greed, and the need to dominate and fight wars.

Sounds pie in the sky, right?  But only because currently there is so much judgment! And think about the separation and conflict judgment brings!

Take Trump, for example. Some spiritual teachers say Trump is the voice of America’s shadow. He’s the bigoted, racist, and misogynistic voice of our country that was buried under political correctness. We can pass laws and set ethical standards, but unless people hold the principles of love and non-judgment in their hearts, these low vibrations will fester until they eventually comes out. Trump is their voice.

I believe these shadow beliefs and hidden feelings are coming up to clear at a collective level. Just as we must become aware of our own hidden feelings and beliefs before we can heal and/or transform, so must the collective.

First we must become aware at the collective level of the separation, fear, and damage these shadow beliefs and feelings cause. Then we can choose to transform and/or release them once and for all from our collective hearts.

I heard a politician speak after Trump had denigrated him publically. This politician refused to retort with his own criticism. Instead he was just going to ‘love Trump up!’

Why? If he retorted with anger claiming Trump was horrible and despicable, he would be joining Trump’s camp. He would be spreading the judgment, meanness, and hatred forward.

We can’t conquer all that’s wrong in our country with the same measures that have created so much separation, mistrust, fear, and meanness. Instead we have to do things differently!

The Hathors that I know are about love, compassion, and non-judgment. And whether you choose to believe in the Hathors or not, I think we can all agree that it is by raising ourselves to the vibration of love and compassion that we will bring about change – not by stooping to bigotry, hatred, and anger.

If you are disturbed by Trump and what he stands for, then take action to bring more love and compassion to your community.

Volunteer or contribute money for a cause you believe in. Learn about Islam and begin a dialog with some Muslims in your community. Smile at someone who is disabled or homeless rather than pretending they don’t exist. Spread love and compassion so that the love vibrations become so powerful that they overwhelm and dissolve the lower vibrations of fear, hatred, separation, anger, and mistrust.

Love is the way to bring about change.

If you are intrigued by the connection between the Divine Feminine and Fifth Dimensional (5D) Consciousness then you might be curious about my upcoming program.
Daylong Dates:
Oct 1 & Dec 3, 10 – 5:30
Webinar dates:
on 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, & 11/22

5:30 – 7:30 pm
Location:

Three Ravens Mystery School , 440 Haight St., San Francisco

Our feminine wisdom is needed now more than ever as our world traverses through some of the most chaotic and worrisome times in recorded history.

It’s time for women to become living examples of the Dalai Lama’s prophecy and do our part to bring harmony and peace to the world. This is the ‘Era of the Feminine!’

* Learn how the Divine Feminine has been paving the way for 5D Consciousness for over 5000 years.
* Discover how you can live with more love and compassion in your heart and let go of the divisiveness of judgment.
* Gain tools for working on the inner planes to accelerate your spiritual growth.
* Enhance your connection with your Higher Self and Guides for Divine Guidance.

For more info go HERE
Or email me with your questions so we can schedule a time to talk.

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JOIN US on the Feast of the Assumption of Mother Mary for…

A New Path of Awakening

“The Way of Mary” – A Revelation

This Community Ceremony Is a Rite to Bring You More Fully into Your Divine Human Self

Mon, Aug 15, 2016
7- 9 pm
Tiburon Community Congregational Church
145 Rock Hill Dr,
Tiburon, CA

Have you felt in your bones that there’s much more to the Virgin Mary than we’ve been taught? Do you wish to peel away the layers of control & diminishment that have been laid upon her so you may access her true mystical power as a Female Divine Force?

In this sacred evening, open to people of all genders you will
* Hear evolutionary revelations coming forth regarding Mary’s key role NOW in humanity’s spiritual growth & integration
* Learn about the Feminine Holy Trinity/ies of which Mary is a part
* EXPERIENCE a deeper level of wholeness as you enter the ancient Gnostic Bridal Chamber
* Be blessed with the healing waters from Mother Mary’s home in Turkey

Through an evening of inspired lecture, music & a living dynamic ritual, you’ll come ever closer to your “Elevated Self” as the Divine Source.

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In Her Name Circle

Dance With the Goddess Within

7 – 9 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregational Church
300 East Inez Ave,

San Mateo, CA

We will celebrate body and spirit with dance and movement at this special circle led by belly dance extraordinaire Dasha Bogdanova and Yoga/Pilates leader, Aria Kabiri. We will discover sacred dance for the mind, loving movement for the body and be transformed! Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared for a rejuvenating and fun evening!

Featuring:

Aria Kabiri, CRNA, RN, CHT, Aria is passionate about health which includes mind/body/spiritual health and has dedicated her life to teaching and healing. Her unique approach combines yoga, Pilates, hypnotherapy and Reiki. She is certified in Kundalini and Hatha yoga, Mat and Reformer Pilates.

Dasha Bogdanova, “Belly Dance Diva”, Dasha loves the connection to Goddess/Divine energies and Mother Earth and shares this through her sacred yet merry dance and song. As a healer she is a “Celebrator of Life and the Power of Love.” She has been dancing since she was able to walk and taught Belly Dance and “Dance with the Goddess Within” classes/workshops for over ten years. She is a professional dancer, healer, chef, and artist combining love in all her expressions.

Fee: $15 on-line through Paypal.

$20 at the door

To Register go  HERE 
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A WISE WOMAN SPEAKS: Hope for Our Times

An article was recently shared by a dear friend of mine, Terry Attwood. I found it so inspiring and full of hope that I wanted to share it will you. Please take a few minutes to read it.

“My friends, do not lose heart. We were made for these times. I have heard from so many recently who are deeply and properly bewildered. They are concerned about the state of affairs in our world now. Ours is a time of almost daily astonishment and often righteous rage over the latest degradations of what matters most to civilized, visionary people.

You are right in your assessments. The luster and hubris some have aspired to while endorsing acts so heinous against children, elders, everyday people, the poor, the unguarded, the helpless, is breathtaking. Yet, I urge you, ask you, gentle you, to please not spend your spirit dry by bewailing these difficult times. Especially do not lose hope. Most particularly, because the fact is, we were made for these times. Yes. For years, we have been learning, practicing, been in training for and just waiting to meet on this exact plain of engagement.

I grew up on the Great Lakes and recognize a seaworthy vessel when I see one. Regarding awakened souls, there have never been more able vessels in the waters than there are right now across the world. And they are fully provisioned and able to signal one another as never before in the history of humankind.

Look out over the prow; there are millions of boats of righteous souls on the waters with you. Even though your veneers may shiver from every wave in this stormy roil, I assure you that the long timbers composing your prow and rudder come from a greater forest. That long-grained lumber is known to withstand storms, to hold together, to hold its own, and to advance, regardless.

In any dark time, there is a tendency to veer toward fainting over how much is wrong or unmended in the world. Do not focus on that. There is a tendency, too, to fall into being weakened by dwelling on what is outside your reach, by what cannot yet be. Do not focus there. That is spending the wind without raising the sails.

We are needed, that is all we can know. And though we meet resistance, we more so will meet great souls who will hail us, love us and guide us, and we will know them when they appear. Didn’t you say you were a believer? Didn’t you say you pledged to listen to a voice greater? Didn’t you ask for grace? Don’t you remember that to be in grace means to submit to the voice greater?

Ours is not the task of fixing the entire world all at once, but of stretching out to mend the part of the world that is within our reach. Any small, calm thing that one soul can do to help another soul, to assist some portion of this poor suffering world, will help immensely. It is not given to us to know which acts or by whom, will cause the critical mass to tip toward an enduring good.

What is needed for dramatic change is an accumulation of acts, adding, adding to, adding more, continuing. We know that it does not take everyone on Earth to bring justice and peace, but only a small, determined group who will not give up during the first, second, or hundredth gale.

One of the most calming and powerful actions you can do to intervene in a stormy world is to stand up and show your soul. Soul on deck shines like gold in dark times. The light of the soul throws sparks, can send up flares, builds signal fires, causes proper matters to catch fire. To display the lantern of soul in shadowy times like these – to be fierce and to show mercy toward others; both are acts of immense bravery and greatest necessity.

Struggling souls catch light from other souls who are fully lit and willing to show it. If you would help to calm the tumult, this is one of the strongest things you can do.

There will always be times when you feel discouraged. I too have felt despair many times in my life, but I do not keep a chair for it. I will not entertain it. It is not allowed to eat from my plate.

The reason is this: In my uttermost bones I know something, as do you. It is that there can be no despair when you remember why you came to Earth, who you serve, and who sent you here. The good words we say and the good deeds we do are not ours. They are the words and deeds of the One who brought us here. In that spirit, I hope you will write this on your wall: When a great ship is in harbor and moored, it is safe, there can be no doubt. But that is not what great ships are built for.”

By Clarissa Pinkola Estes
American poet, post-trauma specialist and Jungian psychoanalyst, author of Women Who Run with the Wolves.
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