Relishing some relief this week from the heaviness and chaos of last week's entry into some interesting cosmic events :: Mercury in Retrograde, the Eclipse, New Moon in Virgo to name a few. At least that is how it felt for me. And actually for most everyone I spent time with. We were all just...really, really, really off. Thrown off our centers. Relationships were going through uncomfortable evolutions. Our bodies were feeling the pain. Our spirits were sifting through the uneasiness. Communications going predictably haywire. As I sat with friends over lunch holding hands as we read through Mystic Mama's report on this cleansing round of Mercury in Retrograde, there was, however a sense of relief in the WHY's of all the disruption. As our awareness builds during these confusing times, it has indeed become easier to sit with it all.
While still a bit unraveling + nerve wracking, there is an underlying calm with the increase knowing that "this too shall pass."
AND THAT THERE ARE ALWAYS GREATER FORCES AT WORK.
And so I took the week to turn even more inward, to slow my pace, to breath deeper and more effective breaths, and to utilize my favorite tools for bringing me back to my center :: saging, eating clean, ceremonial tea, herbal bathing, nature walks, photography, and annointing myself consistently with this incredible spirit oil. My dear friend Alexa shared this Sacred Spirit Oil by Meraki Nomad a few months back after her travels to NYC. It has been a daily gift to me since then as the healing scents of White Sage and Palo Santo soothe my spirit and lift my energy. I generally rub it on both my wrists and then some behind each ear. But last week I began annointing my heart + throat chakras as well with much relief.
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