Sometimes your only transportation is a leap of faith – Margaret Shepard Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. Martin Luther King, Jr
. Life is full of happiness and tears; be strong and have faith. Kareena Kapoor Khan
Sometimes your only transportation is a leap of faith – Margaret Shepard
Boy, yesterday was a bear. Losing a whole document, unable to get into some information needed, dropping a glass breaking all over the floor, ugh!!! What else could go wrong. Well, actually quite a bit we are sure, but we stopped, took some deep breaths, did 5 sun salutations and 5 down dog, then 3 planks of Yoga, smudged the whole house with sage, and ourselves, then slowly, oh so slowly, started over. Sometimes we get so busy, so rushed, we get scattered, disorganized, crazed, even panicky. Time to stop, wait, better to do it right then halfway, and have to do over. Steps to change the chaos: 1. Stop. Stand still for count of 25 seconds. Mississippi 1, Mississippi 2…. 2. Take 10-15 long deep breaths, breathing in count of 8, blowing out count of 8. 3. Stretch, walk, do something physical but not overly aerobic, calming the heart rate rather than excelerate. 4. Ask the Divine to come in. 5. Dream and start again at a slower pace. Then Dream on , Dream Big Dream
. Animal totems:: Cheetah: Bro Cheetah is considered one of the fastest of land animals. His speed can range in short bursts form 65 to 75 miles per hour. ! Wow. Yet his totem knows how to stretch. Lying in the hot sun on the rocks, his tail twitching to wait, while his medicine shares with us to move quickly when it is time.
Lady Moon is Waxing right now. She remains in Pisces the Fish while reminding us to stay single-minded in romance, in love, Using essential oils is a balancing tool in our lives. Merriam-Webster says: “ a natural oil, typically obtained by distillation and having the characteristic fragrance of the plant, or other source from which it is extracted. “ Aristotle taught us to know that there are 4 elements : water, earth, air, fire. The essential oil term originates from the idea of a 5th element :quintessential, the life source, the spiritual aspect. So with the idea of essential oil, these are the life source, of the plant , fruit, nut. The product is made by distillation or extraction with either steam, water, or cold-pressing of natural plants, herbs, of the life source. © vocabulary of Natural Materials.2018. so in using the life source of natural earth, we can build mind, body, spirit healthy, balanced, and grounded. I am off this morning as usual. I will return this evening. . May the fairies dance around each of us today. Love ya, Me