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Adsum

Published May 10, 2018 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle

Adsum, from The Akashic Tarot, by Sharon Anne Klingler and Sandra Anne Taylor Artwork by Cheri Polk and Emiliano Villani

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Adsum, from The Akashic Tarot, by Sharon Anne Klingler and Sandra Anne Taylor Artwork by Cheri Polk and Emiliano Villani

Adsum: “A candle casts light on an open book held by a young woman sitting at a desk. Her eyes are drawn to the side, as if she were distracted from her reading by a curious thought or someone nearby. She is surrounded by several people, many of whom are somewhat translucent and glowing. An Angel bends and whispers, ‘Adsum, I arrive. I am here. I attend you.’

Adsum is a single word that has many, many meanings. First, it affirms your own strength and focus in the present. You can use it as a command word whenever you find yourself distracted from what is at hand. Say, ‘Adsum, I am here,’ and feel yourself attend to the situation or person before you.

This word also declares your arrival at your goals and all your wishes coming true. Say, ‘Adsum, I arrive, ‘ and take a moment to see yourself reaching your goals absolutely. Whenever you get this card, know that you are on your way to the results you seek with the help of others and the glorious help of Spirit.

This card also reminds you to be assured that, no matter what is happening in your  life, Spirit is always there for you. They reach out to you, sharing their light and power and serving you in every way. From the least to the highest, from Grandma to the Divine, an eternal community attends you. Say, ‘Adsum,’ and take some time to attend them, too. You can act on your promise to God, as Spirit lifts you upon their shoulders. You are present for each other, and together you arrive at your dreams.”

As Challenger: “This card shows that you may feel you have lost sight of your purpose and contact with your friends, Higher Self, and the Spirits who attend you. Maybe you are too emotional, or stressed, or just too busy. Say, ‘Adsum,’ and remind yourself that you are here for a reason. It is time to do the work that helps you arrive at your dreams. No matter why you feel disconnected, this is when you need your life helpers and spirit guides the most. They have not deserted you, so do not desert yourself. Open the door and renew your commitment. Meet them in your life and your meditations. When you do, you will find the help, love and joy that attend you right now. During this phase, it is important to take some action toward your purpose each day. Even little steps will take you to your destination.”

Akashic Force: “Close your eyes and sense all your spirit guides gathering. take a deep breath and feel the words Adsum, I arrive inside you. The Divine stands next to you as you arrive at your highest dream. See it now.”*

~ By Sharon Anne Klingler and Sandra Anne Taylor

** Adsum card artwork by Cheri Polk

I love this card, it perfectly shows how supported we are, whether we realize it or not! We all have a team, made up of those who wish to assist, guide and work with us from the Etheric realms. We are truly never alone. When we feel alone or disconnected, it is us who have cut ourselves off, not our team that has deserted us! It is as if we have blinders on, and are unable to see what lies all around us. In these moments, faith is our greatest ally.

Your team wishes to work with you on a much closer and clearer level of communication. Are you willing to receive this invitation? Adsum is the magic word we have been given, a gift to help us facilitate the connection we desire. Use this word to bring you into the Now moment. Think of it as a secret password or a Harry Potter style invocation to create an instant and powerful connection to your angels and guides. It is a word of affirmation on your part, a wish to work with those who know you deeply, love you unconditionally and want only what serves your Highest Good.

Use Adsum to open your heart, third eye and crown chakras. Use Adsum to release negativity and toxicity in your life and replace it with magic, healing and wisdom.

Say Adsum and watch carefully for signs, symbols and messages as you strengthen your communication with your team. They eagerly await you opening up to receive their love and guidance. And most importantly, your realization and understanding that you are truly never alone.

Namaste

Dee

~ Archangel Oracle

*The Akashic Tarot, by Sharon Anne Klingler and Sandra Anne Taylor Artwork by Cheri Polk and Emiliano Villani

Eruption Of Light

Published April 22, 2018 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle
Eruption Of Light

Eruption Of Light, from the Journey Of Love Oracle Card deck, by Alana Fairchild, Rassouli and Richard Cohn

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Eruption Of Light, from the Journey Of Love Oracle Card deck, by Alana Fairchild, Rassouli and Richard Cohn

Eruption Of Light: “Your every prayer is a power-packed eruption of light beamed into the Divine presence. Some pray with fear or doubt, as though the prayer is not doing much at all. Yet you understand that prayer is powerful, that it is divine action set in motion. Your power of divine prayer emerges from your heart and out through your throat, whether you speak or sing your prayer silently within your own mind, or aloud for all the world to hear. Let your prayers be vocalized as feeling expressed to the Divine, in words or song, if you choose. You have the power to heal at your fingertips and vocal cords! Through your voice, you can heal. Let your hands be joined in prayer position at your heart and your mouth open to let the breath of your spirit move through your throat, creating sound. As you speak it, so shall it be.

This oracle holds a message for you – your words have more power than you may realize and you have a special ability to heal with worlds, to bring light where it is needed and to uplift through simple kindness spoken. You also have a message to bring – it might be an urge to write or speak on topics that are close to your heart. You may also simply have the need at a soul level to share from the heart with others when you are engaged in conversations. The oracle says your voice is part of your power – do use it.

Life begins with love

To complete itself again

Symmetry is born.”*

~by Alana Fairchild, Rassouli and Richard Cohn

Emotion is the secret ingredient to prayer. Pure of heart and intention, honest and loving and full of faith. Heart and mind and arms thrown wide open to embrace; to receive. Don’t slow them down with fear and doubt, but send them out like cupids arrows, divinely focused and bursting with love. Know that you are a powerful creative force, that you too can answer your prayers, that you can heal, that you can create love and light beyond what you can presently conceive. The Universe works with you to create, you are co-creator of peace, abundance and love.

Pray with positive intention, seeing the world as you desire it to be, do not focus on what is dragging you down. Pray for wholeness and health instead of fighting illness. Pray for prosperity instead of paying off debts. Pray for peace instead of revenge or even justice. But most importantly, pray for love. Pray for Unconditional love, the highest Christ Consciousness love, the pure Divine light and love of which we are a spark of. Pray for our beautiful planet and every life form on it to be surrounded with love.

Talk about love, think about  love, pray for love, sing out love, breathe in and breath out love.

I AM Love.

Namaste

Dee

~Archangel Oracle

*Journey Of Love Oracle Card deck, by Alana Fairchild, Rassouli and Richard Cohn

 

 

Ull

Published April 5, 2018 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle

Ull, from the Gods and Titans Oracle Card deck, by Stacey Demarco, artwork by Jimmy Manton

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Ull, from the Gods and Titans Oracle Card deck, by Stacey Demarco, artwork by Jimmy Manton

Ull: “Focus”

“Clear mindedness and a focused intent are necessary for success right now. You need stamina for long-term projects.”

“In the blanket of white that is the snowfield, a figure with a bow waits. He is camouflaged against his enemies. He is the picture of stillness, hardly moving, but when he does, it is with deliberate grace and absolute surety.

The sure, clear-eyed gaze runs along the straightness of the arrow. The arrow’s tip dully glows against the flush of the fingers holding it steady. Without ado, with complete ease, the figure releases the bowstring, and there is a hiss of energy and then the dull thump of the arrow impacting deep into its target. Then and only then does the bowman breathe out. Only then does he move to become more leather clad deity than snowman. As he rises to his full height, we see Ull, Norse god of marksman.

Ull is a very old deity associated with Germanic and Scandinavian people. Being a great marksman could mean the difference between eating and an empty belly, or between killing and dying, so Ull is an important god to have on your side.

Should you be going out to hunt something (think beyond hunting animals), to trap an idea, to chase a goal, or to travel in harsh environments (whether that means physical snowfields or emotional minefields), you would call upon Ull for the focus required for success. It is Ull who invented skiing and snowshoeing, and ancient artwork depicts him with sleds and skis.

Today Ull is a popular god of skiing. Some modern Nordic Olympians wear symbols of Ull on their clothes and equipment. It is certainly worth saying a few prayers to him next time you wish to tackle a harder than usual ski run!

Call on Ull when you need more focus and clarity in your life. No matter how harsh the terrain, literal or emotional, Ull can get you through to where you wish to be. He can lend you the stamina you need to complete a task when there are distractions, obstacles, or haters all around you. He is the essence of calm centeredness and will help you to achieve what you wish to achiever with a minimum of fuss.”

Shadow Side: “Focus is generally a good thing; however, if we focus on one thing and one thing only, to the exclusion of all else, this can be an issue in the long-term. We all know people who focus wholly on school and forget they have friends or other commitments – this is the shadow side of being focused. Focus is important, but so is balance.”

Symbols: “Bow and arrow, skiing, sleds”

Invocation: “Find or fashion an arrowhead. Hold it in your hand and say:

No matter what I chase,
No matter what I do,
Clear flight to my arrow
May it hit my true target!
Ull, I need your assistance with (state what you need to focus on)
Be with me on my journey; show me how to hit my mark!”

I love doing an invocation to Ull when I am in the snow. Try this blessing before you head out for a day on the slopes.
Place your skis or snowboard upright in the snow. Make a snowball or two. Stand back at least five paces and throw your snowballs at your skis. When the snow hits the target say:

“Blessings from Ull. I hit my target true.
Bless my skis/snowboard through and through.”*

~ By Stacey Demarco

We are reminded here of the importance of clarity and focus. Of getting really clear on what it is that we wish to create, and putting the necessary energies into it. Laser focus. Conviction that the goal is possible. No distractions. No one to take away our power. Absolute commitment to the end result.

What are you creating? Where is  your focus? Are you taking responsibility for your life or are you blaming others for your predicaments?

How can you get crystal clear on what you are manifesting? A dream board? A list? An altar? How can you bring to your conscious mind where your energy is going, and correct what must be corrected in order to master your ability to mold your life into what you desire?

How can you be of service? What can you do in order to give back? How can you incorporate more healing, expansion, awareness and love into your life now?

This is a card of victory, of goals achieved and success attained. It is a message of possibility, of belief in the self and what is possible. Will you follow the guidance? Will you find your clarity, vision and focus? Will you commit to something new and put in the necessary effort to see it through?

Namaste

Dee

~Archangel Oracle

*Gods and Titans Oracle Card deck, by Stacey Demarco, artwork by Jimmy Manton

 

 

Orpiment

Published March 23, 2018 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle

Orpiment, from the Crystal Reading Oracle Card deck, by Rachelle Charman published by Sterling Ethos

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Orpiment, from the Crystal Reading Oracle Card deck, by Rachelle Charman published by Sterling Ethos

Orpiment

Crystal Colour: “Deep orange surrounded by gold and yellow shards”
Related Chakra: “Sacral Chakra”

Crystal Medicine: “The medicine of Orpiment encourages you to strive and succeed in everything you put your intention and energy into. It works intimately with the element of fire as it burns through any doubts and brings a deeper sense of focus, strength, and embodiment of self. In this space you can find the recipe for success and the support of the Universe to manifest your dreams and passions.”

Crystal Meaning: “Manifestation crystal. Allows you to connect to new projects and ideas. Connects to the warrior energy within, creating strength and courage in your life. Aligns to success in your life. Assists in holding and staying focused on clear positive intentions. Supports strength and commitment to the self.”

Oracle Reading Message From The Crystal Deva: “You have attracted this card today because success is shining upon you and your current situation right now. The devas are working with you closely to bring what is required for success at this time. Waste no energy on how and when this success will come to pass – just trust and know you will be blessed with a wonderful outcome. At times you have to let go of the finer details of your dreams. It is time to allow the flowers of success to blossom as you receive this well earned blessing in your life. Whatever you have asked guidance on today, know that success is in the air and there is no need to worry any longer because things will turn out better than you could imagine. If you are already feeling the blessings of success, be sure to enjoy each moment, knowing that you have earned this gift and deserve to experience this in all areas of your life.”*

~ By Rachelle Charman

This is a message of manifestation, abundance and prosperity; good luck and fortune. But it is coming directly from YOUR creativity and previous work. YOU have created this, and can be proud of your efforts. YOU made the commitment and stuck it out, putting heart and soul into it. And yes, probably some blood, sweat and tears too!

It is time to reap the rewards of your vision, intention, focus, action and conviction. You made this happen. Way to go YOU! Celebrate your victory. Claim your hard earned success; it is imminent if not happening right this very moment.

Connect to your creative aspect by working with the colours orange and gold and the spectrum between. All the coppers and bronzes and shades of the sunset are yours now. Wear them, paint with them, create with them or buy yourself some spectacular tulips and enjoy a burst of colour at home. Wear your orange stones too, or place them in your pocket or under your pillow. Carnelian, Amber, Citrine, Strawberry Quartz are all fantastic examples. It is fairly unlikely you have Orpiment at home, unless you are a collector of fine mineral specimens, but remember, you can connect to the energies by gazing at the card and intending to do so!

Take the opportunities that come your way this weekend, they are stepping stones to something much bigger. Get out and celebrate with friends. Treat yourself to something fun. You deserve it.

Namaste

Dee

~Archangel Oracle

*Crystal Reading Oracle Card deck, by Rachelle Charman published by Sterling Ethos

 

The Mind

Published March 2, 2018 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle

The Mind, from the Chakra Insight Oracle Card deck, by Caryn Sangster, artwork by Amy Edwards

Daily Angel Oracle Card: The Mind, from the Chakra Insight Oracle Card deck, by Caryn Sangster, artwork by Amy Edwards Published by Blue Angel Publishing

The Mind: “Openness, Flexibility, Imagination, Learning”

“Your mind is the architect of your experience. There is no limit to what it can create.”

Card Story: “Within the calm focus of a single moment, a young woman trusts enough to look within. Through the window of her mind, she is drawn through stars and galaxies, beyond preconceived notions of the possible, into the far reaches of the Universe. Her heart is open. Her spirit soars. She is at peace, aligned with the infinite beauty of her true nature. Mind.”

Card Message: “Ancient wisdom keepers knew that the best way to harvest the infinite power of the mind was to keep it focused upon the highest aspects of truth. Through mantras, prayers, songs and communions, they trained their minds to deliver clear visions to the infinite wellspring of their subconscious. In this way, they created worlds.

Our mind can be our greatest ally and our most challenging foe. With our mind we focus the lens of our being and with that focus, energy grows into our reality. Close your eyes for a moment and capture a snapshot of your thoughts. Are they holding visions of your highest potential or are they spiraling in the other direction?

It is time to sharpen your awareness of the activity of your mind and to call upon this incredible resource to be a true and trusted guide. Train your mind to focus on the positive aspect of life and to remain open to new concepts and ideas. Whether you enroll in a class, learn a new skill or enter a new meditation practice, now is a great time to expand your knowledge – and enrich your ability to harness your true mental power.

Part of developing the gift of our mind is to learn how to focus, while remaining open to new ideas and higher ways of thinking. We must resist the temptation to get locked down to what we think we know. Be willing to let go of rigid judgments and fixed perceptions. Stay loose and open to the potential of something new entering your mind.

This card also encourages you to take time to dream and to use your imagination. Time to allow free flowing thoughts and to strengthen the more creative side of your mind. Time to trust your intuition and make choices occasionally from a ‘hunch’ or a feeling rather than from a well thought-out rational plan. Just allow your mind to settle and follow the flow of life. A calm centered mind can easily align with the flow of higher guidance. Find out what creative, imaginative places your mind can travel to, if you let it loose!

Expand and free your mind… and the rest will follow.”

~ By Caryn Sangster

The mind unleashed is our most powerful tool. Not out of control, but just free of the limitations we put on ourselves. The ego keeps us in check. It worries for us, keeps us ‘safe’ and protected from harm. It keeps us small, telling us how things might go terribly wrong if we put ourselves out there. It reminds us of all the other times things did not go as planned, and demands that we stay fearful, doubting our true potential.

But this is an invitation to see what else is possible. Where else can the mind wander? What can it create, dream up, imagine. Practicing mindfulness can bring a new awareness to how we are holding ourselves back. We can see where we dream something up, get inspired but do not take the necessary action to bring it to life. Where we let fear take the wheel. We choose the safety of the known, even if it feels old and stagnant. We stay small when we could step out into the world in a much bolder way.

Open your mind up. Give yourself a chance to explore. Meditate, contemplate, expand your awareness. Make new choices. Create something new.

It all starts in the mind: the dreaming, the exploring, the creating. But then the next step comes. Action. Bringing it from the unmanifest to the manifest. Breathing it to life. Taking the risk.

Take the time to dream and conjure, but know that action is also required. Again we are reminded that March is a month of doing, not just dreaming. It is of putting your focused intention into birthing something new.

Namaste

Dee

~Archangel Oracle

*Chakra Insight Oracle Card deck, by Caryn Sangster, artwork by Amy Edwards Published by Blue Angel Publishing

 

Modify

Published February 23, 2018 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle

Modify, from the Whispers Of Healing Oracle Card deck, by Angela Hartfield, artwork by Josephine Wall

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Modify, from the Whispers Of Healing Oracle Card deck, by Angela Hartfield, artwork by Josephine Wall

Modify: “Work on releasing your fears and learn to affirm the good in a situation. Positive emotions are linked to effort, focus, energy and inspiration. Your emotions and actions influence your body. They can raise or lower your energy and impact your physical body and health. Positive thinking will enhance your energy. Fake it until you make it – that is, you may not feel happy or powerful, but act as if you are. When you make the adjustment and act as if you are happy, your mood will shift positively.

Take steps to create positive changes as you adjust to your new life. Are you holding on to past situations and dwelling on them? Be willing to release the past and let yourself change your thinking. It is important to remember that your soul is having a physical experience. Your physical body is not your soul. Work to embrace this belief and it will transform your attitude toward many things in life.

A maiden flies on the back of a Pegasus amidst birds and angels. It is believed that Pegasus came from Atlantis. He represents the time of new consciousness. The angels bring awareness to how your thinking influences your world and what you have no control of. If you are stuck when it comes to modifying your viewpoint, call on your guardian angels. Angels can help you find the positive in any situation. The group is moving into the dawn of a new day. Fine tune your thoughts, quiet your mind and listen for your intuition. The feathers and wings acknowledge you have the freedom to push through this period.”*

~ By Angela Hartfield

Affirmations can be powerful tools to retrain your brain, your attitude and your trajectory in life. Fake it til you make it basically means start saying the things your subconscious needs to hear in order to create something new… even when it sounds ridiculous to your conscious, ego mind. Do not stop until it becomes second nature. This practice combines mindfulness with positivity and it will help you get from where you are currently to where you need to be.

When we use positive affirmations we help to create new neural pathways in our brains. Where something was shut tightly against possibility, it can open to embrace new possibility. Instead of replaying the past, we invite the future to look completely different. If the emotions do not come easily, keep working at it until they do! You can even say your affirmations out loud, in your car on the way to work, in the shower or on a walk in the forest. Whisper them at night before you go to sleep. Write them down, accessing the power of the written word. Create an altar, collage or vision board, or place words and pictures that have special meaning to you in your God Box.

Basically, do everything you can to invite your dreams into the physical realm by making space for them in your internal reality. Try to see the world differently than you currently do and make different choices than you normally would every chance you get. Mindfully. Presently. With intention.

Change your thoughts, change your reality. It’s not a cliche, it’s the truth.

Namaste

Dee

~Archangel Oracle

*Whispers Of Healing Oracle Card deck, by Angela Hartfield, artwork by Josephine Wall

Emotional Balance

Published November 22, 2017 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle

Emotional Balance, from the Chakra Insight Oracle Card deck, by Caryn Sangster, artwork by Amy Edwards

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Emotional Balance, from the Chakra Insight Oracle Card deck, by Caryn Sangster, artwork by Amy Edwards

Emotional Balance: “Stability ~ Harmony ~ Peace ~ Fluidity”

“When your own cup is full and balanced, you will naturally have more to give and share with others.”

Card Story: “Rays of morning sun meet the mists of a new moon as a spectrum of full, balanced colour pours into a golden chalice. Water rises steadily, radiating a soft glow from all sides. Soon it will naturally overflow, feeding life within the wide open field around it. There is calm and peace here, and this cup pulses with pure potential – the essence of a life fully lived within the chalice of Emotional Balance.”

Card Message: “Our emotions are the creative engine of our experience. They are like the fiery steed that pulls the chariot of our life. If we want to know what we are creating or why things are showing up in our life the way they are, we must look first to the thoughts and feelings we generate on a daily basis.

There is an ancient saying that says, ‘Energy flows where our attention goes.’ Where we turn our focus, emotions build and experience follows. It is time to consider this wisdom in the emotional balance of your life.

Taking time to ‘fill our cup’ on the inside creates a powerful, balanced foundation for all of our actions in the world. Likewise, when we bring out attention to creating order, peace and balance in our external lives, this also facilitates harmony within. From this stable and balanced place we find ourselves more equipped to respond to life’s experiences and the emotions arising from them.

See your emotions as a natural river, cleansing, filling and flowing onward from your cup of life. Acknowledge and express your feelings. Do not let your feelings overwhelm you, but do not ignore them either. Do not allow them to build up inside to the point of bursting. Give yourself space to feel, express and integrate the energy of your emotions as they flow through you.

It is time to focus on cultivating emotional balance within. Everything else in life will fall harmoniously into place as a result.”*

~ By Caryn Sangster

Our feelings are the fuel that ignite our intentions, bringing them to life. It is the secret to full creative manifestation and co-creation. You quite literally get what you feel. You can want and desire. You can hope and you can dream. But if you feel like none of it is ever going to happen, then you won’t get what you are wishing for, you will get what you feel will happen. Or, at the very least, you will create a big block so that what you desire can’t find its way to you.

If you want the dream job, or the dream relationship or whatever it may be,  you have to feel like it’s possible. You need to know it with conviction that somehow it is going to happen. You can’t feel like everyone else gets it and you don’t. Or that everyone else deserves it and you don’t. You can’t worry about how it’s going to happen, or focus on why it isn’t happening. You just have to decide it will happen and get excited about that. And then get on with your life, knowing that everything will work out in perfect divine order.

If this is a stretch for you, as it is for many who have fallen into the habit of worrying, doubting, comparing themselves to others or feeling that things never go your way, use affirmations to trick your brain into feeling differently. Take your unique situation and make the best affirmation you can possibly make and use it as your magical elixer. Write it down. Say it out loud. Repeat it in your head whenever the doubting ego starts to kick in. Be mindful of your thoughts and feelings. Learn to focus on what you want and let the rest fall away.

Balance your emotions and use their powerful energy to your advantage, they are your biggest tools to build the reality you desire… that one that lies just beyond your wildest dreams.

And so it is

Namaste

Dee

~Archangel Oracle

*Chakra Insight Oracle Card deck, by Caryn Sangster, artwork by Amy Edwards

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