Supermoon 2017

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This weekend’s sky will feature the only Supermoon of 2017. And it’s interesting that this happens concurrently with Mercury in Retrograde, marking the end of what has been an incredibly intense year. The Supermoon’s presence at the end of this year is actually a good thing – get ready — we are entering a new consciousness.
So this year I’ve used every tool in my spiritual toolbox: prayer, positive affirmations, meditations, Reiki, breathing, visualization, walks in nature and calling all angels. They got me through some difficult situations, heartbreaking moments and important decisions that needed to be made. This year has been a year of incredible growth for me, and the realization that more stuff needed to be purged and released. I have healed some stuff and just when I thought I’d healed and released a hurt, it kept manifesting – clearly it wasn’t healed. As I tearfully released it, I gave gratitude for the lesson. All of this has left me a little shaky, but I know it is time to leave it behind and move forward.
This Supermoon, which is a little larger than a full moon, is significant at this time because this is the time to release anything that no longer serves us; whatever is not of our highest truth. It’s time to release stuff and get ready for a new spiritual age. As we enter this new consciousness we’ll be reminded that our baggage is no longer needed.
Visualize what it is you do want and believe that you deserve it. Write your dreams or wishes down on a piece of paper and carry it around with you as a reminder when doubt or ego wants to tell you that you don’t deserve your dreams come true.
Release your stuff, leave your baggage behind and keep moving forward.

 

 

 

 

Spiritual Toolbox

**All photographs by Leslie Sheridan

 

 

The energies of the past month have been so intense, where I was feeling like I was in a vortex that I couldn’t pull myself out of some days and other days I was on the mother of all emotional roller coasters. These intense energies went away with a bang culminating with last night’s full moon and Mercury in Retrograde leaving today. Fortunately I had a long weekend to sit, reflect, meditate, give myself Reiki and walk in nature.
When life gets crazy or hard, or when the energies are spinning us around like a fast spinning merry-go-round we need our spiritual toolboxes. Sensitive people like me are especially sensitive to other people’s energies: at work, shopping or at the amusement park.
Spiritual toolboxes are a necessity not only when there is so much going on in the world but anytime you need help keeping your mind, body and spirit together. Going for a walk in the park or on the beach; grabbing a good book and parking ourselves in a comfortable chair; meditation; affirmations, prayer and gratitude; and a spiritual support group – an actual support group or call all the angels, saints, deities, God, or Jesus; or all of the above. And when all else fails – just breathe.
When everything gets crazy or chaotic and confusing sometimes our first reaction is not always breathing or praying. We can make a practice of finding peace within when everything on the outside isn’t. Its peace we really want. Peace of mind, a peaceful space, a peaceful life.
There may be more intense energies yet to come this year as well as both a Super moon and Mercury going retrograde again in December. What’s in your spiritual toolbox?

 

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