Green Man ~ Retreat into Nature

Daily Angel Oracle Card, from the Ascended Masters Oracle Card deck by Doreen Virtue: Green Man

Green Man

Green Man: Retreat into Nature

Card Meaning: You have been indoors too long and you need a refreshing break from stressful conditions. No matter how busy you are, there is always time to pause for fresh air. This caard comes to you today with a strong message for you to spend time alone outdoors. The healing effects of nature will revive your energy and outlook, and you will return to home or work with new ideas and a fresh perspective. Think of your nature retreat as an investment that will yield huge dividends.

Additional meanings for this card:

Your desires or decision to take a vacation are valid. You have a life purpose involving environmentalism or nature. Work with pure flower essences, crystals, plant spirit medicine, or other natural healing methods. Commune with animals, trees, fairies, and other spirits of nature.

Carvings and paintings of Green Man’s face peering through leaves adorn ancient churches throughout western Europe and India. He is long regarded as the face of nature and a fertility deity who helps crops to grow. You can call upon Green Man for help with your own garden, or to increase your connection to the spirit of nature.:*

This card resonates strongly with me today!! I am so happy to say that not only have I adopted a new dog from one of the local rescue organizations, but the whole reason I did was to force me back OUTSIDE!!!! I just came back from a big walk around the lake, admiring the reflection of the trees and their changing leaves on the surface of the water. Looking up into the sky through the maple leaves, some green, some yellow and some falling down orange and red. At one point I stopped to admire the view across the lake and when I looked down at my little black and white cutie I realized that we were surrounded by perfectly heart shaped leaves of all colours!

It’s so easy to get caught up in what needs to be accomplished in a day… Inside!! For me, as I work from home, scheduling time outside only really happens on the weekend or maybe after school, but not so much during the day. This morning I got to see the sun rise, outside in my pj’s while I let the dog out. Instead of feeling sorry for myself that I had to get up so early I thanked the Angels for getting my butt out of bed in time to witness such an amazing site, as the sun turned the sky red, pink, orange and gold. I should…. make that WILL get up earlier from now on!! What an amazing way to start the day!

I’m not sure I will feel the same in the pouring rain, but why shouldn’t I? Why not embrace it all? There should be no boundaries on happiness, but yet we do it all the time! When I _______________________, then I will be truly happy. If __________________________ happens, then my life will really turn around. My message from the Universe today?

“If you go first and reach for the fruit; I’ll shake the tree.

Do a little dance; I’ll add some music.

Move in the direction of your dreams, even though at first nothing seems to happen; I’ll align the stars, butter your bread, connect the dots, trim the hedge, move some mountains, float the boat, and see you at the ball.

Metaphorically. Except for seeing you at the ball.

If you go first,
    The Universe”

Get outside, connect with the Divine by connecting to this beautiful planet of ours. Breathe, connect and receive the Divine into your life.


* Ascended Masters Oracle Card deck by Doreen Virtue
Doreen Virtue

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