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New Life

Published October 9, 2018 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle
New Life, from the Wisdom Of The Oracle card deck, by Colette Baron-Reid

New Life, from the Wisdom Of The Oracle card deck, by Colette Baron-Reid

Daily Angel Oracle Card: New Life, from the Wisdom Of The Oracle card deck, by Colette Baron-Reid

New Life ~ Essential Meaning: “Birth of new ideas; growth; opportunities; a breath of fresh air; life renewing itself.”

The Oracle’s Message: “When spring awakens the world, joy and excitement can be felt all around and in your very core. Blossoms burst from trees overnight, birds return home and sing their glorious song, and nature is full of promise. Miracles beckon all of us. This is one of those times in our life when new ideas inspire you and new opportunities bring you hope for seeing your dreams come true. All is well in your world, and you have the energy you need to feel renewed. Allow your heart to fill with enthusiasm. Let your light shine, for this is a time of good fortune.”

Relationship Message: “New energy enters old relationships, and new relationships are bursting with the sweetness and vibrancy only encountered when winter gives way to spring. This is a time to connect with others and share excitement, passion, and hearts full of joy. This card is a very auspicious sign with respect to love and partnerships in all forms.”

Prosperity Message: “You have every reason to be optimistic right now, as things seem to fall into place magically. New opportunities  remind you that abundance is available to you. Delight in the bounty that begins to appear in surprising forms. Stay curious and know that your hopes and dreams are being fulfilled. It’s as if new life suddenly infuses your projects, work, and creative ideas with a kind of electricity that crackles with exciting potential. Fortune is smiling on you.

Protection Message: “You must acknowledge your inexperience and gently allow yourself to be like the delicate new bud opening. It’s okay to admit you may not know something. You are at the beginning of things and haven’t yet hit your stride. Be immersed in the newness of it all, and do not try to rush the learning process. New life has its own timetable for maturity. Be here now. Life loves you.”*

~by Colette Baron-Reid

You may feel like Sleeping Beauty, finally waking up after a long winter’s nap. The year started out with some pretty heavy energies amplifying over the summer months with the eclipse season. We are navigating our way through the retrogrades and the planetary alignments have been challenging at best, now, with Venus in retrograde our love lives are being challenged and our creativity is at an all time high.

We have had changes in every aspect of our lives: physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, relationship, career, home… you name it and, you or someone close to you, has gone though it! It’s been exhausting, painstaking, tedious, heart wrenching, exhilarating, shocking and mind boggling to say the least, and there were some days when we all wondered what we were even doing here on this physical realm with all its difficulties and surprises.

Be assured that we have all made shifts on a deep cellular level, waking up our DNA, and opening our energy centers to become One with the Universe. We have kicked many of our old belief systems to the curb, releasing all that no longer serves us (and if you haven’t, get on it, there’s more to gain than to lose, trust me!!) We have honed our creative abilities, and are experiencing instant manifestation (whether we realize it yet or not, it’s here… NOW!)

These are magical times and we are lucky to be here, with a new chapter opening right in front of us. Brand new stories to be told. Brand new canvases to be painted.

The sky is the limit.

It is time to reinvent ourselves. Grab life by the …. steering wheel (or whatever you like…;o)

What seeds will you plant on this new moon? What is it that you wish to create? The time is now to get clear, align with the energies of what you most desire, and move forward into it with renewed hope.

Namaste

Dee

~Archangel Oracle

*Wisdom Of The Oracle card deck, by Colette Baron-Reid

A Blessing On Your Wisdom

Published August 22, 2018 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle

A Blessing On Your Wisdom, from the Blessed Be Oracle Card deck, by Lucy Cavendish, artwork by Jane Starr Weils published by Blue Angel

Daily Angel Oracle Card: A Blessing On Your Wisdom, from the Blessed Be Oracle Card deck, by Lucy Cavendish, artwork by Jane Starr Weils published by Blue Angel

A Blessing On Your Wisdom: “A blessing to grow and develop wise ways within our lives – for us to respond from a place of experience and consideration married with instinct and intuition.”

“Wisdom is a word used so often, yet when we begin to examine it, we wonder if we ever truly knew what it meant at all. For wisdom is the way of the wise – and who is wise? Those who know. What do they know? They know how the world is, and how it works. Yet they are not jaded, or lacking in openness to change. Wise ways are those that come from a wealth of experience and contemplation, of gathering information on the road of life, of having spoken to many humans, and drunk from many wells. It is a knowledge of our own nature, and of the natural world itself. Wisdom sees clearly and understand the potential consequences of action.”

“We ask now for a blessing on your wisdom – that you may grow in your own wise ways, and that no experience in this life shall be wasted. That from every encounter and every interaction, with human and animal, tree and stone, you begin to observe keenly how the world works, and the natural way of things. You begin to understand deeply, through experience, the fall of leaves and the quiet cold of winter, the shuddering rebirth of spring and the fullness of light and warmth that is summer. Every season is your teacher. You come to know you can be of assistance, but you cannot force. You come to acknowledge your influence, but your lack of control. Yet you strive always to be a positive influence and an example of kindness within the world. And you use your anger and your dissatisfaction to motivate you to create a better world within your own life, and through that, you influence all that is around and about you. To be wise is to grow and to change and to be still hopeful, kind and good. It is to no longer be gullible, or foolish, or naive. It is to know how to act, and to behave in ways that others can draw strength from. So, friend, a blessing on your wisdom – that the wise ways, the wise blood shall rise and sing their song of experience to you once again.”

Blessed Be

~By Lucy Cavendish

This message is absolutely vital to the transformation and ascension of the collective. Inner wisdom, finding our center, learning from every person, every experience. Shifting perspective; seeing the larger picture, moving from the narcissistic tunnel vision of the ‘me’ into the broader perspective of the ‘We’. Learning to move through the world aligned with the elements, with our rhythms and cycles, cultivating a deep connection to the natural world, with the planet herself. Striving to raise our consciousness, willing to make the necessary lifestyle changes for the benefit of the whole.

The steps that will need to be taken imminently in order to save this beautiful planet from… well us of course.

Shifting from the density of fear into the high frequency of love. Coming together to make a difference. Not a one world order, not a power trip or dictatorship. A coming together by choice for a cause bigger than ourselves.

May we all be blessed with this blessing of wisdom. May we all find a way to see the world in a new way. May we have the strength, courage, determination and perseverance to change our ways. May we learn mindfulness, acceptance, and inclusion.

May we learn to move forward in love.

Namaste

Dee

~Archangel Oracle

*Blessed Be Oracle Card deck, by Lucy Cavendish, artwork by Jane Starr Weils published by Blue Angel

Wild Horse

Published May 19, 2018 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle
Wild Horse, from the Animal Voices Oracle Card deck, by Chip Richards

Wild Horse, from the Animal Voices Oracle Card deck, by Chip Richards

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Wild Horse, from the Animal Voices Oracle Card deck, by Chip Richards

Wild Horse: “Freedom ~ Sensitivity ~ Spirit”

The Gift: “Horse has an amazing ability to feel the energy of those around her. When you feel nervous, the Horse feels nervous. When you are calm, so is the Horse. Horses have the largest eyes of any land animal and memories that are even stronger than the elephant’s. When a trained horse is released into the wild it quickly lets go of all of its training and returns to its deeper spirit of freedom.”

The Message: “With all of the noise of phones, computers, TVs and life around us, the message of Horse is to listen to the quiet feelings of your body and sense what is right and true for you. Every moment of the day you are surrounded by miracles and magic, you just have to be open to seeing them come your way. Horse says, do not let yourself be pulled in directions that do not “feel” right deep inside. And do not try to do too many things all at once. Do not think too much about tomorrow, just take a deep breath and bring all of your attention to the magic in this moment right here … and here… and here. With Horse as your guide, even the simplest moments can hold miracles.”

The Call: “This week, trust your “horse sense.” Take a step, smell the breeze and open your eyes to what is around you. If it feels good, take another step and open yourself up to what comes next. If the wind shifts, calling you someplace new, move in that direction and see what that feels like. Trust the wisdom of your inner senses. Follow the path of warmth and light. Follow what feels good in your body and Horse will lead you into the field of magic possibilities.”*

~ by Chip Richards

We are about to embark on a brand new adventure; a new chapter in our life journey. Beginning with stepping into a new year; comes a new sense of freedom and possibility. We have learned so much this year and we are still assimilating all the powerful energies that came from those lessons. Add a busy holiday season filled with the polarities of stress and joy and it can be quite overwhelming! Know that you must take time away from all of this to allow yourself to grow and to heal.

We are called back to reality by Horse medicine, that of deep instinct and wild abandon. Horse is highly intelligent and independent; you must earn her trust it is not just given away freely. Yet once you have proven yourself, you will have a special place in her heart forever. Horse needs space, she needs to run free, explore and burn off pent up energy. Horse is sensual and completely in tune with her environment and those around her, she knows right away if an opportunity should be taken or passed by. She fearlessly moves forward trusting her instinct and her deep connection to Spirit, and asks you to do the same. She encourages you to explore your own personal power.

Horse reminds you that your wild inner one needs to get outside and breathe fresh air, feel the elements, embrace the Earth. This part of you must be honored in order to deepen your connection to the Universe and set your Soul free.

Namaste

*Animal Voices Oracle Card deck, by Chip Richards

 

Growth

Published April 13, 2018 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle

Growth, from The Guardian Angel Oracle, by Chrissie Astell, artwork by Rene Milot Published by Watkins Publishing

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Growth, from The Guardian Angel Oracle, by Chrissie Astell, artwork by Rene Milot Published by Watkins Publishing

Growth: “I grow stronger in spirit every day.”

Symbols: “Shooting star, green, leaves unfurling, child, pine trees on mountain.”

Growth: “As you progress through life, your experiences can increase and deepen your spiritual understanding of yourself and your place in the universe. Every loving experience feeds your inner being. Even suffering may play a part in your soul’s journey, by teaching wisdom and compassion.

The Angel of Growth advises you to attend to this spiritual progress. Sit quietly and ask her to show you how to balance the needs of your body and soul, so that you can find the energy to aim for the stars. If you already do a lot of therapy or other work on your inner self, the Angel counsels you to pause and process what you have learned before continuing. Know that you are progressing at the right pace for you.”*

~ By Chrissie Astell

I love this beautiful new card deck by Chrissie Astell! It is a wonderful reminder that we have a team, and are always working with our angels and guides to learn, transform and invite more love into our lives. It is also confirmation that we are never alone and have comfort and assistance available to us at all times. The deck is split into four sections, each represented by the Archangel who oversees the angels and guides in their particular domain of love, growth and expansion. The Archangels and Angels are beautifully represented and the cards are perfect to set on an altar or beside the bed to enhance the connection to working with each individual angel. I also love the idea of placing a crystal with the card to amplify the energetic connection and open the channel to higher wisdom and divine love.

The Growth card goes perfectly with our theme of late. We are awakening, expanding and growing into the next phase of our lives. Things are changing fast and this growth can be uncomfortable, scary and exhilarating all at the same time! We are encouraged to lean on the wisdom, guidance and loving support of our angels and guides at this time, knowing that we All have a team that is there for us, if we can receive what they so generously offer.

When you doubt yourself, you doubt your team’s ability to guide you on. Instead, try looking for signs, symbols and messages of confirmation and direction. Have fun with it. Open up and receive without  over analyzing or writing it off to mere coincidence. Get away from distractions and reconnect with the natural world where your connection is strengthened. And most importantly, when things feel light, go with the flow. Surrender to the divine plan and see how life opens up to you. See what opportunities arise, what doors open and what miracles come your way.

And so it is

Namaste

Dee

~Archangel Oracle

*The Guardian Angel Oracle, by Chrissie Astell, artwork by Rene Milot published by Watkins Publishing

North Node ~ Life’s Purpose

Published March 21, 2018 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle

North Node ~ Life’s Purpose, from the Black Moon Astrology Cards, by Susan Sheppard published by Blue Angel Publishing

Daily Angel Oracle Card: North Node ~ Life’s Purpose, from the Black Moon Astrology Cards, by Susan Sheppard published by Blue Angel Publishing

North Node ~ Life’s Purpose: The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” ~ Tenzin Gyatso; The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

“The North Node points our the best areas for us to direct our talents and our wills.

The North Node shows the area of gifts. It represents destiny. It is directly opposed to the South Node which is much more serious and restrictive. The North Node represents where we benefit from good work done in past lives and how that assists us in the here and now. The North Node is the place in the chart where life becomes easier. It acts like a karmic Jupiter where a doorway opens and suddenly you are where you need to be.

When The North Node  card presents itself, you can be assured destiny has a place in your situation. Through many life lessons, you are about to arrive at a place for your highest good. Your life is expanding and opportunities pour in swiftly, catching you quite by surprise. This card also represents past life memories and karmic connections.

You may meet people whom you have known over many past lives, perhaps in a soul family where bonds form very quickly. You are taking on a larger view of your life, which not only emphasizes your talents, but aligns your talents with like minded souls. It is a fortuitous time to begin a privately owned business or other professional venture that will bring in extra finances. Whatever this venture may be, fun, creativity and optimism, will be a part of it. At this time you will feel less limited, and your goals and plans will have far-reaching potential.

Keep in mind, the lunar nodes always bring shifts and changes. For instance, a relationship with someone who has ‘destiny’ spelled all over him or her, may suddenly walk into your life. If so, this relationship will start rapidly and be life-altering. One job may end swiftly and you will find yourself in a much more suitable position. If the energy is used correctly, it will promote greater optimism and prosperity. This means finances are also likely to increase.

This energy is now telling you that the schooling part is over for now, lessons have been learned, and you are now to act on these lessons toward a greater destiny. At this time, it is evident where you need to go and where you need to be.

As the soul’s messenger, the appearance of the North Node card in a spread indicates growing into what is called the larger unknown, meaning you are moving toward a point that promises greater fulfillment. The nodes are karmic; therefore the lessons are not easy ones. Matters will develop suddenly but there is still work to be done. Luck is on your side with an opening toward greater things. Karmic lessons learned and processed bring fulfillment and happiness.”

North Node Card in Brief: “Life’s purpose; the soul’s enlargement; balance; karmic rewards and karmic bonds; memories of previous lives; reinforcement; support; movement forward; being right; the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow; undiscovered talents; fulfillment; the things we can fall back on; being in the flow; trusting destiny; meaningful exchanges; inner balance; the foundation for future success; achievement; giving credit; considering the other side; working with others; emotional security; the path of least resistance; adaptability; inner strength; playing games; wisdom; trust; working well with youth; understanding children; optimism; a stroke of good luck; generosity; charity; wealth; the color deep red; kind authority; the exploration of ideas; expansion and growth.”

Corresponding Tarot Card: “Ten of Cups”

Key Ideas: “Positive karma; rewards; the soul’s enlargement; being in the right place at the right time.”*

~ By Susan Sheppard

*Black Moon Astrology Cards, by Susan Sheppard published by Blue Angel Publishing

 

Goddess Durga and Hematite

Published February 28, 2018 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle

Goddess Durga and Hematite, from the Crystal Mandala Oracle Card deck, by Alana Fairchild, artwork by Jane Marin

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Goddess Durga and Hematite, from the Crystal Mandala Oracle Card deck, by Alana Fairchild, artwork by Jane Marin

Goddess Durga and Hematite: “Spear of The Guru Mother”

“We bring you the empowerment of spear of the guru mother. Sometimes there is so much choice that we struggle to commit. It is often not an issue of unwillingness to make an effort, but concern that the choice might not be the ‘right’ choice. We might pray to the Universe to be shown what to do according to a wisdom greater than our own. Although our free will is always in place – we are able to accept a task divinely given, or reject it – the Universe answers every prayer. In your heart you have been asking for guidance to be shown what you need to do in a particular situation or, perhaps more generally, in your life at this time. You want to know the best way forward so your actions are in alignment with heaven. In response, you have now become the spear of the guru mother.”

“The Spear of the Guru Mother is the direct, focused and clear task given to you by the fiercely compassionate divine feminine. The guru mother is the unconditionally loving guide who will protect your soul, keeping you on the straight and narrow (spiritually speaking) and ensure that your efforts bring you the best spiritual results and not lead you off onto a distracting and ultimately unnecessary tangent.

Although you can choose whether or not you wish to accept the task, know that it has been divinely bestowed upon you. How do you know which task this is? Look to your life. What’s happening? What’s possible for you to act upon? Where is your growth edge? What are you currently empowered to do? There’s your task. Do what you can and do it now.

The oracle also comes to you with this understanding – if the Divine gives you a task, you can handle it. Even if you are going to need to grow, you have it within to complete it successfully. When the Universe gives you an opportunity or life situation to work through, it is giving you a vote of confidence. The Divine Mother says to you, ‘ Here is my will. I’ll empower you, now go for it!’ If you want to take her advice, don’t hesitate or doubt. Be as focused and forward moving as if you were the spear that she had thrown with her almighty hand and flawless aim, heading straight towards the center of the target.

When the Oracle of Spear of the Guru Mother comes to you, you are being told your efforts have divine power behind them. The situations in your life you are willing to grapple with are going to resolve far more quickly and potently than you might have believed possible. The power of your own efforts, amplified with divine will, creates extraordinary movement. Distraction, procrastination and hesitation shall not touch you. Your focus will be complete and your task shall be attained. The trust you feel in yourself and the Divine will increase because of this. You will gain more confidence in yourself. You will become  game for bigger and bolder challenges. The Universe will be able to ask more of you and give you more because you shall be increasingly open to it. The risk you take at this time, with absolute intention, will bring you so much more than resolution of the task at hand.

If you have been overwhelmed, confused, pulled in too many directions and feeling as though you are trying to do everything and completing nothing, this oracle comes with guidance. The spear of the guru mother, if requested, will fly through your life and take you along with it for the ride. The unleashing of divine will shall clear away the inessentials and reveal to you what is important and what you need to do. If you are willing to surrender into this fierce grace, you will be honoured by it. Go into your heart, and if you feel brave and bold enough (you are! you are!), then complete the following healing process to invoke the guru mother’s intervention.”

Healing Process: “To integrate this guidance, you may like to say this invocation now:

I call upon the Crystal Angel of Hematite and Goddess Durga who love me unconditionally. Thank you for the divine healing empowerment of the spear of the guru mother. May my actions be true, decisive and pure. May I ground truth through my actions in the world. May the spear of the guru mother enter my life and direct my being into fearless, focused action. May all beings, through unconditional love and divine mercy, be blessed with the clear conscious awareness of divine will. May they be empowered by it to act with fearlessness and joy. Through my own free will, so be it.”*

~ By Alana Fairchild

Synchronicity. Durga was mentioned in yesterday’s card. The day before we were reminded that we are closing the chapter of January and February to embark on the faster pace of March. This is a message of action. Of getting out there and doing. Of making things happen, not just thinking and planning but jumping in and getting your hands dirty.

We are about to be challenged to walk the walk not just talk the talk. It is easy to stay in planning mode forever, thinking and analyzing and doing the research and not really moving forward. Wanting it to be handed to us without putting in any effort what so ever.

Know that you are co-creating here, but you must hold up your end of the bargain. You move forward with focused intention and the Universe meets you there. You choose your direction and step forward boldly and the Universe takes your hand. We are in this together and we are being assisted. We have put so much though and so much feeling and so much agonizing. Now it is time for things to get moving.

Start the ball rolling. Get some momentum. Get in there and DO IT!

Namaste

Dee

~Archangel Oracle

*Crystal Mandala Oracle Card deck, by Alana Fairchild, artwork by Jane Marin

 

Increase

Published October 29, 2017 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle

Increase, from the Tao Oracle, by Ma Deva Padma

Daily Angel Oracle Card: Increase, from the Tao Oracle, by Ma Deva Padma

“Increase all that is good and true. Increase all that is nourishing and uplifting within yourself and for others. In a time of golden opportunity, anything less than abundantly sharing falls way too short of the mark. It has been said in so many ways, and is worth saying again here and now, that giving is far sweeter than receiving.

Today it seems to be increasingly rare to hear of acts of sincere and open generosity that have been undertaken without expectation of reward or recognition. Those delicious, random acts of kindness are not something we usually read about in the papers. Seldom are they ever mentioned on television. Instead, we are more likely to hear of those who have amassed fortunes and used that wealth to expand their buying power.

Nevertheless, when we do hear of some act of inexplicable generosity and caring, we pause, we are moved, and our lives somehow seem benefited by it. It does not make sense that some goodness that happens on the other side of the world should touch our own hearts, but it does. It seems to be a cosmic law that kindness freely given has a potential for expanding exponentially. It seems to go a long way towards healing ourselves and our planet.

Generosity is a simple affair, and the true benefits are primarily experienced within. They are revealed when spirit is unbounded, not constrained by greed or small-mindedness. Then giving becomes receiving, expanding and enriching our hearts. It is tragic to be shrunken and contracted; it is magic to experience inner richness and to spread it around without reservation. So much more is available when we come form a place of ‘plus’ rather than ‘minus’.

Take a walk somewhere in nature, preferably during the fullness of spring, in a place teeming with flowers. Consider how all that richness, that beauty and grandeur, is made available for all to enjoy whether they deserve it or not. Nature does not hold back; she is never miserly. Her times of increase are times that benefit all life, not just a chosen few. She is the ultimate benefactress. She grows flowers at our feet, brings rain to quench our thirst and songbirds to delight our ears, and paints the sky with so many start we are not able to count them. We humans reap the rewards of that abundance when we function from a willingness to share.

The time of Increase is a time to look to Nature for guidance, to learn from that abundant and generous source. Following in her footsteps, you will come to understand compassion, to experience serenity, and discover your own unlimited capacity to nurture yourself and others. By really taking her lessons to heart, you can’t help but be inspired to become the best you can be, and in turn to support others to grow to the fullest realization of their potential.”*

~ By Ma Deva Padma

I’ve always wished there was media that just told us all the great stuff going on in the world. I wonder how that would shift things. Everyone with hope and full hearts, hearing about things from a completely different perspective. They could cover the bad stuff, but from a different angle. Like this is the latest disaster, but here are the hero’s and here are all the great outcomes despite it. I think it would take some getting used to, as we would probably feel bad for not acknowledging the worst of the worst. We would have to get used to not focusing on the fear, the terror, the worst case scenario. We could avoid shame and guilt by acknowledging those hurt or traumatized or lost, but we would balance it with the positive. I wonder how that would look? I wonder how that could shift us? I wonder how it would motivate someone to desire to be on the front of Rolling Stone magazine for doing something awesome, instead of bombing a marathon.

It’s up to us to undertake it, one good deed at a time. To increase the vibration of the planet by having a positive influence on those around us. Those we come into contact with every day. Smiling makes a difference. Holding open a door. Being kind when behind the wheel is a good one… how about letting someone in instead of cutting someone off? Cultivating kindness and patience. Being generous with your time. Making eye contact. Listening to their story instead of talking over them with yours. So many little things to make such a humongous difference.

Do at least one today. Be mindful of it. Expect nothing in return, knowing that the ultimate reward would be that person doing something and continuing the chain of positivity.

Know that you can make a difference. But it has to start today.

Namaste

Dee

~Archangel Oracle

*Tao Oracle, by Ma Deva Padma

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