November 2019, Issue #218    


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"It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine."

~ R.E.M.

The Tao of Now: End Times

The third spate of California wildfires in as many years struck just days before the latest Mercury retrograde. Statewide, 200,000 evacuees gridlocked freeways, and the exodus prompted gas station lines and food stockpiling reminiscent of Y2K. For days, most of us had no electricity or Internet access. Even the cell towers were unreliable.

This was not pretty. But it is an opportunity.

Astrologer Tara Greene says, "All Mercury retrogrades are not the same. Mercury retrograde in Scorpio emotionally recalibrates your soul."

We'll be in retrograde most of November, diving to the dark to re-discover who and what we are. And November 11th heralds our annual transmutational gateway, the 11:11, beckoning us to step out of rote and into remarkable.

The 11:11 Then...

Gillian Macbeth Louthan writes: "In 1992 the first 11:11 was birthed all over the world. We were not very computer savvy, there was no Facebook or Twitter, only the rich could afford cell phones, and email was just beginning.

"During that time, we as a people, we as a planet, we as a spiritual light connected heart light to heart light without any of the modern virtual luxuries or social media. We believed with all our hearts and souls."

The early 1990s were a pivotal time for me personally: being called to service through the body, experiencing "birth" pains that looked like illness, but were actually an evolutionary upgrade for which I had neither context nor guide.

...and Now

Of the 11:11 in 2019, Gillian says:

"The Time Gates were created to occupy a space that holds all possibility. As the Time Gates open this 11:11 and time flows equally in all directions, everything you have held onto emotionally, physically and mentally is now given a declaration of release. The opening of these Time Gates heralds a deep healing for all humanity.

"The walls in your heart, in your life, in your thinking, have served you well. They have sequestered you, kept you looking at the same thoughts over and over again, always bringing the heavy, arduous, dark past into the very new now. Time keeps worlds dimensionally safe until you are ready to expand in consciousness. As the constructs of holographic universes and self-imposed invisible walls are freed, one is able to move forward without time restraints.

"Time entrances and exits are inching their way towards all of the ancient and modern artifacts of Power. When a time door opens, it affects the molecular spin of the entire planet. It also affects the memory. Even though you are moving as fast as you can in your mind and body, your actions will appear to be cartoon-like. The molecular spin of life has slowed down to look at itself, revealing where there are rips and tears in the time-flow.

"As the sands of time slide through the portals of all that is sacred, seen, and unseen, humanity's hope is revealed as a full spectrum of possibility."

Reclaiming the Sacred

I've long maintained that the Internet is our precursor to global telepathy. In recent times we've been seduced by it, tethered to our phones, barely breathing life, let alone our fullness. Perhaps losing artificial power and technology on a mass scale will restore our innate capacity to connect and electrify change. Certainly, if all people and systems were as open and loving as they are in an emergency, there would be no homelessness or hunger.

Following 9-1-1 in the U.S., I sent out two emails, the latter of which was titled, Radical Evolution. This closing thought from 18 years ago is equally relevant today:

"Reclaiming is a key word for now. We can choose to compost our violence into the rich soil of compassion (literally, 'to suffer with') as a new way of reclaiming our Earth body, and our relationships with one another. Soul/sole/soil are related in meaning, as are whole/holy/heal.

"Touching the Earth, our collective and only home, with compassion, we live into our soul's purpose more deeply. As we get the 'whole' picture, we become more whole, holy, healed; more One with the All. From this soil teeming with understanding, forgiveness and love, we may cultivate a culture in which we are all welcomed home. Atonement is at-one-ment."

The Violet Flame Invocation is a restorative way to reclaim the sacred:

Transmute, transmute by Violet Fire
All causes and cores not of God's desire.

I AM a Being of cause alone
That cause is Love, the Sacred Tone.

These are the end times for what no longer serves who we're becoming. In two moons it will be 2020, the year of perfect vision. This is the moment to recalibrate our inner eyes.

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(2) The Internet is our precursor to global telepathy, but we've been seduced by it, tethered to our phones, barely breathing life. Perhaps losing artificial power will restore our innate capacity to connect and electrify change.
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(3) Reclaiming is a key word for now, an opportunity to cultivate a culture in which we are all welcomed home with forgiveness, understanding, and love. Atonement is at-one-ment.
http://www.liveyourlight.com/WhatShines.html by @Amara_Rose

(4) "All Mercury retrogrades are not the same. Mercury retrograde in Scorpio emotionally recalibrates your soul." ~ Tara Greene
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Thank you! MWAH

Shine On

  • Project Park Bench: Mastering Alchemy's Jim Self is offering a no-cost, live webinar the second Sunday of each month for a year, beginning November 10, 2019, to provide tools and new applications to radiate the Light and passion each of us holds to assist humanity in navigating these extraordinary times. Gather with us.

  • 13 Life Learnings from Maria Popova: The creator of Brain Pickings offers us 13 profound truths from her first 13 years of publishing this inspiring digest, such as, "Allow yourself the uncomfortable luxury of changing your mind," and "Question your maps and models of the universe, both inner and outer, and continually test them against the raw input of reality."

  • Brewing Underworld Medicine: The first hour of Caroline Casey's Bioneers presentation dives deep into her personal underworld of having "inappropriately enthusiastic cells that have lost the capacity to cooperate and have no respect for boundaries" - and how this mirrors what we're healing in the collective.

  • The Initiator: Ariel Spilsbury says, "If there is one single shift that would assist in changing the outpicturing of our imbalanced and fracturing reality, it would be the end of judgment. Can you own that you DO judge? And are you aware of where you tend to move into judgment, so that you can consciously make another choice?"

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