Song of the Day: Blame

Dying to dance!

Om Mani Padme Hum.࿆ૐ


The Sun Doesn’t Always Shine When Out

Artist: Jeffrey Smith

Sometimes there are stormy days when the sun shines brightly.

I cast my net of imperfection among the massive sea.

With hopes that abundance and prosperity get washed upon my empty shore.

The reluctant hope and faith of my fibers are translucent with nothing to show. Helpless I alter my gaze.

Patiently I wait.

I wait.

I wait.

I wait.

Realizing something is amiss I project gratitude.

I am thankful for this day.

I am thankful for this breath.

I am thankful for this sea.

I am thankful for the sun.

I am thankful for this life.

I will ask for nothing more than the constant understanding, compassion, and gratitude life has given me.

The rain begins to pour.

The clouds begin to thunder.

The lightening begins to strike.

I become the beacon of the sun.

I begin to radiate with light.

I begin to project warmth and love.

I have become prosperous in an abundance of life.

I am content.

Om Mani Padme Hum.࿆ૐ

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Card of the Day: Orchid Priestess of Destiny

Alana Fairchild’s Kuan Yin Oracle Card Deck. Artist: Zeng Hao Dun Huang. Picture taken by Eternal Waking Beauties

Oracle Cards

Oracle cards are a divination tool used to contact various spirit guides depending on the deck purchased. They range from angels to pixies, mermaids, unicorn, deities, past lives, butterflies, and so much more. This particular deck is by Alana Fairchild, who goes over the card meaning, a healing technique related to the card, and a prayer. Her decks also include Isis, Rumi, Sacred Rebel, Lightworkers, along with many others. They are beautiful tools for insight to various situations, guidance on how to handle what is going on in our lives, and healing to strengthen and empower ourselves.

Kuan Yin

Kuan Yin is a Buddha, Ascended Master, and Goddess. She embodies the divine feminine through compassion, faith, and timing. Refer to “Quan Yin – Ascended Master, Buddha, Goddess” for a more in depth look at Kuan Yin.

Orchid Priestess of Destiny

This card aligns us with our life purpose by clearly showing us our path. We are being asked to rise into our true potential of unique greatness. Before we rise, we must make a series of transitions to become the person we are meant to be. In order to change, there must be a motive, a tangible solution, and the willpower to see it through to completion. There are many changes people want to see within the world and their lives, however, they are often unwilling to look within and grow and develop themselves. Individual transformations are necessary in order to make major shifts in our lives, in society, and in the world. Here are 5 steps to make that soul connection with your higher self in order to raise the vibrations of the collective consciousness.

  1. Let go. This includes people, places, objects, thoughts, moments, and behaviors that are toxic. If it does not stimulate your growth, keep it out of your space. Do this with love and acceptance. For thoughts and behaviors, look at patterns you exhibit. Forgive yourself, and then find tools to make better choices for a more positive outcome.
  2. Self-love, self-care, self-acceptance. No one else is with you 24/7 to do all of this for you. It is important to come up with a routine to practice these three underestimated necessities of life. Baths, crystal healing, meditation, Qigong, yoga, Tai Chi, sound therapy, self-massage, and so much more are wonderful ways to show yourself gratitude.
  3. Eat and Hydrate. Do not skip meals! Hangriness does not lead to happiness. Graze throughout the day if you’re a snacker – just make sure your intake is healthy and organic. Always have a full cup of water. Our body predominantly made up of water. It is a necessity of life, and one of the two ways we get oxygen to our bodies. It is also cleansing and purifying.
  4. Sleep. Catch as many zzz’s as you want. If you want to sleep in this Sunday (and can), then go for it! Feel like you need a nap in the afternoon (and have time/space)? Take advantage of it! Your body probably needs to rejuvenate via peaceful slumber.
  5. Let your light shine! Get creative and have fun expressing yourself! This can be anything from dancing in your pjs to singing in the shower, working on your garden, prepping your favorite meal, crocheting your next masterpiece, going to a paint night, or even cleaning! Whatever it is that you enjoy – do it with every inch of your being and bask in the present moment.

Work on these 5 basic tools to make the necessary adjustments within yourself, and you will start feeling these changes and seeing changes in your life. I know these are everywhere, and you’re all probably thinking, “Duh! I know this!” But, are you DOING any of this? Regularly? Mindfully? Give it a try, and really be in the moment. Also, keep your eyes peeled on some techniques I will be sharing about how to be mindful, and change reactions into thoughtful actions.

Om Mani Padme Hum.࿆ૐ

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Chapter 1 Paragraph 1 & 2

Downtown Santa Barbara. Picture taken by Eternal Waking Beauties

The rays of sun burnt my skin leaving a pinkish hue that blazed inside me. A bead of sweat rolled down my forehead to my brow. The stiffening heat was finally thwarted when a strong brisk of wind broke through the thick air. The hairs on the back of my neck prickled with the refreshing burst of air flow. Jen, my closest friend, was short in stature but thick. Thick in body structure and thick skinned. Her harshness matched her dark luscious hair. Her skin glistened in the sun. The sand was cooler as I dug my feet deeper into the small grains of earth. It was time to run into the salty water that lied before us. “Almost time for class…” she sighed with a heavy heart that made me feel the weight of her words. I did a quick dip and returned to my scattered clothes that were baking in the sun’s heat. Their warmth felt good against my cooled off skin. We parted ways once we returned to the dorms and it was off to class.

The absent minded droning rang through my ears as the professor went on some wild tangent about his overly inflated ego. He enjoyed making up multiple syllabic words in order to reclaim his superiority over a fresh crop of first years. Luckily it was an amphitheater of 800 students; so sleeping, popping in some ear buds, or doodling went unnoticed. Then there she was. Her caramel skin was unparalleled. It looked as if she was fabricated from silk. Her honey colored eyes shone vibrant under the fluorescent lights. She had an A-line bob that was longer on one side lightly grazing her voluptuous bust. She had to be a 34 D and had a perfectly symmetrical hour glass figure. Even though she had curves she had a petite frame adding a delicacy to her. Being able to voyeur at her beautiful perfection was the main reason I attended the class. All of the lecture slides were available on line so there was no real reason to waste an hour of my time listening to some pompous know-it-all tirade about his magnificence. One day I would muster up enough courage to approach her.

Om Mani Padme Hum.࿆ૐ

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Embrace Your Gifts

Gifts of the Past

The Delphic Sibyl by Michaelangelo on the Sistine Chapel, Vatican City

Intuitive gifts have been recorded throughout history and across cultures in many forms. Ancient civilizations sought out information through the use of oracles. Oracles were people who were either considered a manifestation of the gods, or would channel information from the gods. Ancient Egypt has the oldest temple, where the first known oracle existed. Oracle temples were also found in Libya, Persia, and other ancient societies. In Ancient Greece and Rome, women who had prophetic gifts were all given the name, Sibyl. These priestesses were sought out as oracles, who had information from crop harvests to battle outcomes. David Wilcock explains how the most famous Sibyl of Cumae would write down her prophecies on fallen leaves, and let the wind take them from her cave to the people of Rome. It is said that in Greece, priests would relay messages of the oracle.

A Shaman is another historic figure across cultures with intuitive gifts. Shamans are found across the Middle East and Asia. They are connected to nature and the spirit world. Ceremonies and rituals to receive information, heal others, manifest, and protect. These rituals included dancing, music, various tools, offerings, and instruments to ward off dark spirits, manifest a bountiful harvest, guide the deceased to heaven, and celebrate important events.

Gifts of the Present

Artist: Cameron Gray

Today, we have named and categorized the numerous intuitive gifts one may have. Everyone has at least one gift, and some are able to possess all intuitive gifts. We often realize our gifts as children, and sadly detach from our gifts when we are discouraged from practicing them. The most common gifts are sensory based: clairaudience, claircognizance, clairsentience, and clairvoyance.

Clairaudience is “clear hearing,” and the ability to receive auditory messages from angels, ascended masters, deities, and other spirit guides including crystals, animals, and plants. These messages can be words and phrases, or sometimes specific songs or other sounds that relate to the topic being discussed. If someone with the gift of clairaudience does hear words and phrases, some can detect distinguished voices of different guides. Telepathy is a honed and practiced form of clairaudience where one can hear the thoughts of other people, animals, plants, crystals, etc. Some can open a pathway of communication relaying messages back to the entity they are hearing.

Claircognizance is “clear knowing” with the ability to receive information instantly without any prior knowledge of the subject. It is often described as instant information downloaded into the brain much like how a computer downloads documents into its database.

Clairsentience is “clear feeling,” which allows messages to be received through emotions, intuition, and physical sensations. Today, there are more and more people calling themselves “empaths,” which are people who utilize their intuition and gift of clairsentience to detect other people’s energies, emotions, thoughts, situations, and more. All empaths are clairsentient, but not all people with clairsentience are empaths. Truth be told, everyone is clairsentient to some extent. Have you ever entered someone’s house and immediately felt like you were at home? Have you gone somewhere to eat and felt like it was cold and unwelcoming? Well, that’s your clairsentience at work! Another enhanced form of clairsentience is psychometry. This is when we touch an object, person, plant, or animal and are able to receive messages about a particular situation or occurrence. Psychometry often combines a second gift of clairaudience, claircognizance, or clairvoyance to hear, know, or see the situation or person that is related to what we touched.

Clairvoyance is “clear seeing,” and the gift of seeing pictures of people, places, or situations of the past, present, and future. Clairvoyance is often tied to precognition or fortune telling and prophetic visions, where the person with this gift can see what the future holds for their subject based on the path they are on and other outcomes based on different choices. Another gift tied to clairvoyance is the ability to see auras. Auras are the energies that are being emitted by our subtle bodies, (mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual). Everyone and everything has an aura because everything in our physical realm is made up of matter and the energetic vibrations between each molecule, which creates these auras. People who are clairvoyant are also often able to channel spirits of those who have passed, and are commonly known as “mediums” since they are the medium facilitating communication. “Mediums” often have a combination of multiple “clair” gifts with the ability to see, hear, feel, and know about the person who has passed, their life, and relationships with others.

Enhance your Gifts for the Future

Doreen Virtue’s Goddess Oracle Cards. Spread and picture by Eternal Waking Beauties

Humanity has created a number of tools and ceremonies to aid in harnessing these gifts. One of the most popular tools used to channel one’s gifts are tarot cards. The original deck created by the Secret Order of the Golden Dawn has never been released to the public. However, there are three decks created by different members of the Golden Dawn based on the original deck. They are the Rider-Waite, B.O.T.A., and Thoth tarot decks. All other interpretations and variations of the tarot stem from these three decks. Tarot is used to answer questions from what to expect for the day to the significance of one’s life path. Closely related to tarot are oracle cards. Oracle cards often give a more general answer and offer guidance and insight. Popular oracle cards offer inspiration from our angels, ascended masters, the fae, mermaids, and deities. General playing cards can also be “read” for insight into a situation or predicament.

Another tool used to channel these gifts are pendulums. Pendulums come in a variety of shapes and materials. Some are purely made out of metal (often copper) while others include gemstones, rudraksha seeds, and crystals. Pendulums feel the vibrations of our energy connected to “the source” or “spirit” to answer our questions by swaying front to back and side to side, or rotate clockwise and counterclockwise. There are also charts that can be used to answer our questions from what our subconscious is thinking to what kind of vitamins our body needs. Pendulums can also be used to clear out negative energies and draw in positive energies to rooms, chakras, and even crystals.

Lastly, crystals are often used as tools to channel our intuitive gifts. This is often done through a technique called “scrying,” where one looks into a crystal and is able to see different pictures. These pictures or visions often relate to the topic in question, and it is up to the reader to give a proper interpretation of what is being seen. The most commonly used crystal for scrying is Clear Quartz. Clear Quartz amplifies all psychic abilities. It also enhances and clears energies in the body center, and purifies physical, mental, and spiritual bodies. Clear Quartz also amplifies the vibrations of other stones. Other stones that are good for scrying are Amethyst, Apophyllite, Golden Beryl, Scolecite, Celestite, Rutilated Quartz, Smoky Quartz, and more.

Other tools that have been used throughout history and across cultures are dowsing rods, runes, numerology, palmistry, tea leaves, candle scrying, astrology, and I-Ching.

Om Mani Padme Hum.࿆ૐ

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Candle Magic

Reiki Infused Dream Votive. Picture taken by Eternal Waking Beauties

“Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” -H. Jackson Brown, JR. 🕯⠀

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Candles represent all four of the sacred elements. The wick represents our Mother Gaia of Earth bringing secure, sound structure. The flame represents fire controlling the burning passion within each and every one of us. The essential oils represent water being fluid and flexible allowing for constant change and metamorphosis. Finally the fuel keeping the flame aglow is the last element of air bringing life to the entire process. This reiki infused beauty is blended with lavender, ylang ylang and rosemary to heighten a calming peace over my dream state. I hope everyone is having a lovely evening and sweet slumber.⠀

Om Mani Padme Hum.࿆ૐ⠀

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