New Year’s Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery. Today carve out a quiet interlude for yourself in which to dream, pen in hand. Only dreams give birth to change. Sarah Ban Breathnach
Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.’ Alfred Lord Tennyson
And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. Rainer Maria Rilketun
Happy New year. The new day has begun. So last year pretty well stunk. We are so ready for changes. Here are some tips to help us along: 1. Start each day with communion with a higher power, a spiritual connection. 2. Listen more, than talking. We learn from others. 3. Be truthful, be honest. We receive what we put out. 4. Avoid chaos, negativity. Hang with the yes men, rather than the nay sayers. 5. Make a plan. Set the bar higher each time, but if one time line passes, just extend the deadline, not quit the game. 6. Avoid restraining ourselves, confining ourselves into a box, or a timing as spirit always changes the course when we force the issues. 7. Realize that the Divine Great Spirit has control. We are messengers, healers, travelers on the path, the Pilgrim on his progress journey to reach the dreams. 8. Dream continue to dream. The dream is given us by the higher power, the spiritual inner voices, so believe it. 9. Trust our seers. Each one wants to help. If we don’t trust them, find one we do. We have to believe in something, or we have nothing at all. 10. Give love, not anger, so karma is on our side. We can’t stop karma. This is a brand new year, full of hope, love,and joy. Dream on.
Animal totems: Flamingo: Bright colors, loud screech, sister Flamingo is a totem of newness. New ideas, new thoughts, new projects, the brightness of a new day coming. Her totem reminds us to keep dreaming up new ideas, bright shiny pennies ready to take on the world. Her medicine shares with us that happiness can be shown, given built with determination and belief of dreams.
Lady Moon is Waxing Crescent today. She remains in Aquarius. The 1st house of self is in aquarius the dreamer as well. Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa ends today, while our world starts our brand new world. Give praises to the Great Spirit for more life, love, and happiness. Another old southern tradition is black eye peas for good fortune, new ideas . In the south, using pork ham ends, bacon, for taste, flavor, is a key ingredient. So fill a heavy boiling pot with water covering black eyes peas totally, add the ham, bacon, salt , pepper. Serve with the cooked cabbage, fried or baked cornbread, to bring on the blessings of the universe this new years day.
I am off this am as usual to take my mother to her worship. I will return this evening as usual. May the fairies dance around each of us today. Love ya, Me, Cherokee, Frankiecapone, Sugar,Apache, Apollo, T