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Published March 23, 2016 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle
Demeter, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Demeter, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Demeter, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Demeter: “Feelings and Emotions”

“I felt it all

the rage the anger

the joy the happiness

the tearing the anguish

and I searched

for the middle ground

the sure path

between what I felt

and what I did with it

Then I shed the skins

the layers that build up

when feelings aren’t voiced

aren’t heard

aren’t acknowledged

By giving my feelings

their rightful place

I keep myself far

from the intensity


sheer density

and cost

of emotion.”

Mythology: “Demeter (pronounced deh’me-ter), whose name means “doorway of the mysterious feminine,” was worshipped as the Great Goddess long before the patriarchal Greeks conquered the Goddess worshipping peoples of what is now Greece and imposed their Olympian male dominated pantheon. As Great Goddess, Demeter is known for the founding of agriculture, instituting the social order, and for her mystery rites at Eleusis. One fine spring day, Demeter’s daughter Persephone was captured by Hades, god of the Underworld. Demeter, in her grief and emotional trauma, withdrew her life force from the earth and winter came. Zeus persuaded Hades to return Persephone to Demeter. To trick Persephone into staying with him, for no one could return from the Underworld having eaten the food of the dead, Hades gave Persephone a pomegranate and she ate six seeds. Therefore she was allowed to return to Demeter for six months of the year. The other six she spends with Hades in the Underworld.”

Meaning Of The Card: “Demeter has come to light your way through the dark and challenging labyrinth of feelings and emotions. It is time to nurture wholeness by accepting, acknowledging, and expressing your feelings. Feelings are what you feel. Emotions are your reaction to your feelings. Feelings left unexpressed build up and can create disease for they take up space inside and keep healthy energy from flowing.

Perhaps as a child your feelings (and you!) were not heard, therefore you needed to give them more energy in order to get any sort of a response. Perhaps you fear your emotions and/or feelings will render you too vulnerable, overwhelm you, or take you to places from which you will not be able to return. Demeter says the more you learn to accept and acknowledge your feelings, the less time you will spend in emotional turmoil and the more energy you will have to live life. The more you learn to accept and honor your feelings, the safer it will become to express them.”*

~by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

What keeps coming up for you right now? Are you hiding your true feelings, afraid of hurting someone else? Are you afraid that if your true feelings are known you may not be accepted or you may lose the approval of those close to you? What is holding you back from being honest with yourself; and what is holding your tongue?

Repressed emotions can have a negative impact on our overall health, creating dis-ease due to the blockages of energy. In order to heal, we must forgive ourselves for any self-judgment that we have held towards our feelings or the expression of our emotions. We must also look closely and see if this judgment is something that we took from the opinions of others. Maybe we have been hiding our true self for far too long; maybe it has caused us inner turmoil or confusion. It may be causing an identity crisis, what we project out into the world vs what we truly feel is our authentic self.

In order to move forward it is time to get honest and communicate. If speaking out loud is too frightening at this point, try writing a letter. Even a letter to yourself, or to a passed over loved one can be amazing therapy in processing old thought patterns and belief systems. It is a wonderful way to get clear on where these feelings have come from. Imagine a physical release as you see the words appear on the paper or screen, as if they are literally being pulled out of you like painful slivers, allowing room for healing now. Feel into the space left when they are removed and fill these spaces with Love and Light. Bring up every emotion and allow it to wash over you as you write; blessing and releasing each experience.

Allow yourself to heal through this process, knowing that these feelings are being released permanently from your body, mind and spirit.

Imagine what is possible with all that emotional baggage gone.

And all that room for Love and Light.



~ Archangel Oracle

*Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto


Durga ~ Boundaries

Published March 13, 2016 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle
Durga ~ Boundaries, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Durga ~ Boundaries, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Durga ~ Boundaries, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Durga ~ Boundaries

“When threatened by demons

I fiercely protect myself

with all that I am

with all that I have

from deep within

I call forth all that I need

I am the “Inaccessible”

for I place myself beyond the reach of all that would destroy me

all that would annihilate me

all that tries to wound me

I am the “unapproachable”

for nothing can get at me that I do not willingly let in

I dance my dance of oneness

only with what supports me

nurtures me

loves me

For all that does not

I say: approach at your own risk!”

Mythology: “Devi is what the Goddesses is called in India. To the Hindu, all Goddesses are one goddess, different aspects of Devi or the Divine Feminine. An aspect of Devi was called into being to rid the world of the evil demon Durga (pronounced der’gah). In the battle between the Gods and the anti-gods or demons, none of the Gods could destroy Druga, so they went to Devi and asked for help. Mounting a tiger and brandishing her fearsome weapons, she attacked the demon, who changed from one terrifying form into another until Devi slew him when he transformed into a buffalo. IN remembrance of the great battle, Devi took the name of Durga.”

Meaning Of The Card: “You have called Durga into your life to help you to create boundaries. *(I define boundary as a shield or skin surrounding you that allows you to choose what you take in. All life happens outside of your boundary; you witness it and decide what you are going to take in to nurture yourself).

What are you taking inside that should remain outside? How are¬† you not protecting yourself, your life, your time? Is the statement “NO, I can’t do this right now, I need to care for myself,” part of your vocabulary? Perhaps you feel dumped on by others. Are you feeling pulled off center by demands to give and give and give till there is nothing left for yourself? Durga is here to assist you in nurturing wholeness b y creating and fixing the limits of your personal space. Establishing clear boundaries is an act of self-love. Having no boundaries gives others the message that you are limitless and want to be treated in a limitless way. No one is limitless; there are places where we get hurt, places where we are vulnerable, places that need to be treated with care. Durga says that boundaries are vital because they let others know who you are and where you stand.”*

~by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

It’s a common misconception that to be a Lightworker, you must give and give and give of yourself until there is nothing left. It is not about putting absolutely everyone before you, to the detriment of your health, sanity or well being. And it is not about putting others needs above your own. You are so much more valuable to the world full of energy and vitality; not drained, exhausted and stressed out.

Sounds simple enough, but believe me, as I write this, do I live it? Those who know me will laugh and tell me that I should actually read this stuff that I write, and while I am at it, I should take my own advice too! Yes, I get it, this message is for me, just as it is for you. We need boundaries! Big time!

There are several simple ways of protecting ourselves energetically, and two of my favourites are: Number one: creating a big beautiful bubble of white light and love all around us before we get out of bed, and strengthening it throughout the day whenever we start to feel drained, stressed or know that we are around negativity of any kind. Number two: wearing black tourmaline or black obsidian, yes, I love my crystals! I often wear a black obsidian bracelet on my left wrist to help filter out any negative energy; I also have a black tourmaline pendant that I place over my heart or solar plexus chakra if I know I am going to be in a crowded place or stressful situation. These stones can also be placed around a room or office to help filter the energy. Shungite can be also be used to alleviate the mental and physical stress of being surrounded by technology but requires frequent clearing.

The other great way to create boundaries is to manage your time. Allow yourself some precious down time every day, and do not relinquish this unless it is an absolute emergency! Do your yoga, meditate, get out in the forest or go to the beach and BREATHE! You deserve it! Do it every single day for at least a few minutes, you will be a better person/parent/friend/spouse if you take time to yourself every day.

Lastly, learn to say no. If this is a tricky one, start with little things and work up from there, you simply cannot take it all on. And when you say no? Release all guilt and stick to it. This will empower you to make more “no” decisions in your future and you will find yourself doing less of what stresses you out. Obligation leads to repressed feelings, anger and resentment. Let it go, let someone else take up the slack for once. Maybe then they will appreciate just how much you have been doing!



~ Archangel Oracle

*Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto




Vila ~ Shape Shifting

Published January 11, 2016 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle
Vila ~ Shape Shifting, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Vila ~ Shape Shifting, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Vila ~ Shape Shifting, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Vila ~ Shape Shifting:

I dance from form to form

I shift from shape to shape

ever changing

ever expanding

ever becoming

I am flexibility

for by changing my form

I freely flow with all that comes

my way

I am consciousness

for by shifting my shape

I gain an expanded awareness of what it is to Be

I waltz a whirlwind

tango a tree

salsa a swan

or just plain fox trot

My dance is an affinity with All

for I am able to become All in order to know All

Becoming All dissolves form

Knowing All creates Oneness

The Illusion is that you have a separate shape”

Mythology: Vila (pronounced vee’lah) is the eastern European name for the Goddess energy moving through the earth as nature. Vily (plural) are very protective of their terrain and use their arrows of death on those who trespass. They are consummate shape-shifters, able to change into animals such as snakes, swans, falcons, and horses. They love to play and dance. If contacted in the forest on a moonlit night, they might grant health, wealth, abundant crops or they might, if shown disrespect, dance the offender to death.

Meaning of the Card: Vila has come dancing into your life in her many forms to teach you to nourish wholeness by learning to shape shift. Have you been too long in one form? Are you feeling still and stagnant, losing flexibility in your way of thinking and being? Or perhaps you feel that the human is the most important being in creation – that the rocks, trees, animals, earth, et cetera, are lesser forms. It is time to expand your awareness, to enhance your flexibility by gaining the perspective of other forms. Vila says that the way to wholeness lies in experiencing the whole of creation.”*

~ by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

We are not our “personality” or ego; that mask we use to present ourselves to the world. Our personalities are greatly formed through our reactions to our life experiences. It is molded by the people we have come into contact with, picking up little idiosyncracies along the way; hiding our shadow sides which we are afraid may not be accepted and generally compromising and trying desperately to fit in. What if we removed the mask? What if we decided that we could shift and change depending on how we were feeling, and how we wanted to interact with the world and our environment? What if we committed to freedom of authentic self expression? How would that look? How would that feel?

How would it feel to be completely you, with no agenda? Without compromise, without approval, without judement and without trying to please? Can you feel a weight lifting from you? A burden being removed?

Part of your transformational journey is finding the True YOU. The beautiful Soul, the creative genius, the raw talent. The Light. Spend some time alone each day in quiet contemplation and commit to removing, layer by layer, the masks which have been in place since you were just a child. Commit to finding that amazing Soul within. As you peel away each layer, feel the new lightness of Being. See your own flexibility, feel it course through you. Know that you are connected to All That Is. That you are the butterfly, the flower, the bird and the tiger, and they in turn are you.

When you discover this deep and profound connection, to the Universe, the Earth and every cell of every creation, plant and creature.

That, is when the true healing begins.



~Archangel Oracle

*Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto


Published December 18, 2015 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle

Shakti, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Shakti, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Shakti: “Energy”

I am the ultimate source

dancing through all forms

I am the animating force

vibrating the world into being

I activate



Let me fill you

with cosmic ecstasy

Let me reconnect you

recharge you

renew you

I am the sweet bliss honey nectar

that snakes up your spine

connecting all your chakras

into one big orgasmic orgy

of power



Mythology: “In Hindu India, Shakti (pronounced shock’tee), the Goddess, is active, powerful, vital – the animating force of the universe. The masculine is the passive, inert, dormant force. Each Shakti has her God with whom she unties in sexual union. Without union, neither can do anything. To the Tanric mystics, the ultimate union with Shakti happens at the moment of death. Shakti, portrayed here seated within the luminous world egg, is protected by the serpent, kundalini, the emanation of her own divine energy.

Meaning of the card: Shakti explodes into your life to energize and vitalize you. The way to wholeness for you now lies in learning to work with Shakti: divine, cosmic, orgasmic Goddess energy. Have you been feeling tired? Do life and all its demands exhaust you? Do you keep giving your energy, your vitality, without taking in, recharging, revitalizing? Perhaps there is something you want to manifest but you do not feel you have enough energy to do it. Shakti ssays there is abundant energy available for you. All you need to do is learn how to connect with it.”*

~by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Humans have taken their sacred sexual energies and cheapened them, by seeing them as flesh based instant gratification. Gum commercials are now sexier than beer commercials, and sex is used to sell everything from hardware and tools¬† to food of every variety and everything in between. But what if we are missing something… something big?

What if we are missing tapping into our most sacred and creative powers? And it has nothing to do with finding a sexual partner… it’s all about you (and no, I’m not talking about that right now either…). In fact, it need not have anything to do with genitals or sexual body parts… this particular energy is linking body, mind and spirit. Through meditation and the breath. Through finding peace and oneness with the Divine by connecting to the sacred Kundalini energy, and bringing it up through mother Gaia and through your spine, clearing, aligning and energizing your energy centers, (or chakra), out your crown and right up into the Universe. When this connection is made, we are open to everything the Universe has to offer. Joy, bliss, connection to All That Is. Peace and enlightnement are all on offer.

If we can learn to still our minds and be with the silence.

If we can connect to the energy and use it for what it was intended for; sacred creation.

Once you master this, you may decide to add the sexual aspect. That is up to you.

Find your own bliss first.


*Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto



Oya ~ Change

Published December 4, 2015 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle
Oya ~ Change, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Oya ~ Change, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Oya ~ Change, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Oya ~ Change

“I work in ways deep

ever present

always moving

I work in ways dramatic

with thunder and lightning

sweeping and uprooting

I work in ways subtle

pushing and prodding

wearing and tearing

I swirl you and twirl you

I splatter you and scatter you

I shock you and rock you

I clear the way for what is to come

I can be slight or stupendous

brief or long lasting

uproaring or uprising

What I can’t be is ignored”

Mythology: “In Africa, Oya (pronounced oh-yah) is the Yoruban Goddess of weather, especially tornadoes, lightning, destructive rainstorms, fire, female leadership, persuasive charm, and transformation. She is also one of the most powerful of Brazilian Macumba deities. When women find themselves in hard-to-resolve conflicts, she is the one to call on for protection. Wearing wine, her favorite colour, and exhibiting nine whirlwinds (nine being her sacred number) she is depicted here with a turban twisted to appear like buffalo horns, for it is said she assumed the shape of a buffalo when wedded to Ogun.”

Meaning of the card: “Oya storms into your life to tell you that change is calling, beckoning, and camping out on your doorstep. The way to wholeness for you lies in embracing change. Have you been too busy, too stressed, to attend to the changes needed in your life to nurture yourself? Is change so fearful a concept that you push it aside, play hide and seek with it, or just ignore it? Have you arranged your life so perfectly that there is no room left for potential? Time for change. Time to sweep out, sweep up, and be swept away. Perhaps you are in the midst of the Change (menopause) and are having trouble accepting it. Resistance to change brings more persistent change. Choosing to dance with change means you will flow with it. Let yourself be unsettled, prepare yourself for growth. Enter deeply into change’s chaotic dance and you will be richly blessed with abundant possibility. It is time for something completely different. Oya says that the earth must be dug up before anything can be planted and that change always brings you what you need on your path to wholeness.”*

~by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

This has been a challenging year for many, a year of opening up, of releasing the old, and about making room for the new. December is no exception… so close we are to saying goodbye to 2015 and yet here we are with one final challenge. Change is upon us one last time before we embark on our journey into the new year. Oya signals the kind of change that is coming whether we like it or not. She is a storm that we can decide to batten down the hatches and wait it out, we can hide in the basement and hope that it doesn’t find us, or we can surrender to it’s vast power and know that everything will work out in perfect Divine order.

So, not only do we have the holiday season almost upon us, but we have some final releasing and shedding of old belief systems, old outmoded fears and doubts, and patterns of pain and hurt in our lives. If we are honest with ourselves and see what really needs to change; what has needed to change for quite some time now… then we can work together with the great Goddess Oya and co-create this change with her assistance. If we choose to live in our old dense vibration, and shy away from the change for fear of failure based on past experiences… she may just drag us kicking and screaming into our new beginning!

Co-creator sounds better to me! How about you?

Acknowledge the change and your part in it. Take responsibility for the past, then cut it free. Step into the future with bold authenticity, hand in hand with the Goddess.

Change is on it’s way.

It’s a good thing.

Embrace it.


*Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto



Ix Chel ~ Creativity

Published November 24, 2015 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle
Ix Chel ~ Creativity, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Ix Chel ~ Creativity, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Ix Chel ~ Creativity, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Ix Chel ~ Creativity:

“I weave strings of energy

into the web of creation

Where nothing was before

out of the void

into the world

I spin them into existence

Out from my mind

out from my body

out of my awareness of what needs to be

Now there is something new

and all life is nourished

Mythology: “Ix Chel (pronounced e’shell) was worshipped by the Maya of the Yucatan peninsula on Cozumel, her sacred island. The Moon/Snake Goddess, she helps assure fertility by holding the sacred womb jar upside down so that the waters of creation can be ever flowing. Ix Chel also presides over weaving, magic, health and healing, sexuality, water, and childbirth. The dragonfly is her special animal. When she was almost killed by her grandfather for becoming the Sun’s lover, the dragonfly sang over her until she was well.”

Meaning Of The Card: “Ix Chel has woven herself into your life to tell you it is time to express creativity. It is time to stoke the fire, time to let your creative flow. Create! Be daring! But also be responsible and conscious, whether your creations are works of art or works of the flesh (children). Creativity nurtures, creativity reweaves the tears in our vitality, creativity heals. It is our birthright and our life blood, it makes us healthy and happy. We women have the ability to create: we give birth. So find the time, make the time, create the time to be creative. Beat that drum, use those paints, make that pottery, put on those dancing shoes, write those novels, explore your sexuality, rejoice in your own creativity. Create in the way that is appropriate for you. Let nothing stop you.

Do you feel blocked creatively because you aren’t as good as someone else? Do the kids, your partner, your family, your job, keep you from being creative? Stop using your creativity to find reasons not to create. Ix Chel says wholeness is nurtured when you open to your creativity and live it.”*

~ by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Your creative talents are your gift to share with the world. When your heart sings with passion and delight as you create what resonates with you, your inspiration creates light, which is imbued into that which you are creating. You literally incorporate your light, the Light of the Universe, into your creation. This Light is aligned with the Love force of the Universe and quite literally has the power to heal within it. As you send your creations out into the world, they radiate this love and Divine Light and heal all those who come into contact with it. Yes, you are just that powerful. We all are.

That is why there is no need to compete… there is always more than enough to go around. That is why there is no fear of failure… your light is pure and true. That is why today is a good day to start creating.

And now is as good a time as any.

I AM a creative force of the Universe and I share my light generously with the world.


*Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto


Tara ~ Centering

Published November 17, 2015 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle
Tara ~ Centering, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Tara ~ Centering, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Daily Angel Oracle Cards: Tara ~ Centering, from the Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

Tara ~ Centering:

“I sit with my attention focused on my breath

breathing in and out

inhaling and exhaling

taking in and letting go

the dance of creation

the dance of the universe

the dance of life

I sit in stillness

in focused awareness

breathing in and out

as the ocean that is life

churns and pulses around me

as oceans of incarnations

swirl and twirl through me

beside me

all around me

My eyes see all

know all

and watch As I breathe

Still. Focused. Aware. Centered.


Tara (prounounced tah’rah), who originated in India and whose name means “star,” is a major Goddess in the Tibetan pantheon. She is known to help those who call upon her in tumultuous times of need, to steer a clear path, to find the stillness and strength within. She is also the Goddess of self-mastery and mysticism. From the first tear of compassion, a lake was formed. From the middle of this lake, a lotus emerged. When it bloomed, Tara emerged. Although offered reincarnation in male form, she swore to be ever incarnated as a woman.”

Meaning of the card: “Tara is here to remind you to center. It is time to nourish wholeness by going within and strengthening your center by focusing your awareness. Let the turmoil of life go on without you. It is hard to hear your own voice in the midst of the frenzy of life. Go into the quiet, go into the calm. When you return you will be stronger and more capable of dancing with what life has to offer.”*

~by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

This is the perfect extension of yesterdays message, and usually that means that we aren’t listening and need a stronger reminder… so pay attention here! Again we are directed within. Again we are centering, calming, letting go of the drama, relinquishing control of the external; giving ourselves some respite.

Most importantly, we are allowing stillness. Reconnecting. Focusing on our breathing. Letting the rest go… for now. The answers we have been looking for will surface when we are quiet enough to listen for them.

This is all about you making time for you again, reclaiming parts that are missing. Have you been putting everyone and everything in front of your own needs? Are you feeling frazzled and uninspired? Only you can take the wheel and steer yourself back in the right direction, back to passion, back to a life you love. What would the first step be? What can you let go of right now and make space for something that is important to you? Where can you expand, even if it means something else must be released? Never mind feeling selfish or guilty, this is your peace of mind at stake here, your connection to your higher purpose. Joy and passion bridge the gap.

If you are not sure where to focus this attention, then use it to explore what makes you truly happy. Know that the Universe will always work with you when you set the intention to tap into your sacred creative powers. Even if no one else seems to co-operate! Make it a priority and the stars will start to align in your favour.


*Goddess Oracle Card deck, by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and Hrana Janto

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