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"Can Do" - Looking Deeper at Hope and Fear

“Can Do” – Looking Deeper at Hope and Fear

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Mindfulness of Cyclic Existence”

As a Westerner, in a subtle and also in an overt way, we have a certain attitude that we should present ourselves in a certain way. In our culture, it is considered to be an excellent [...]

Astrology for 9/1/2014

9/1/2014 Monday by Norma

A leader continues to perform semi-miracles; stand back and watch the fun. Or else step up and perform a few yourself. Success comes as a direct result of careful planning, research and attention to detail. It’s not possible to bluff your way through, so don’t try- the unprepared are sent to [...]

Perception and Consciousness

Perception and Consciousness

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Perception”

Think of the experiences that constitute our lives and then single them out. For instance, we certainly have the experience of form, and we have the experience of that which is formless. We have the experience of touch. We have [...]

Astrology for 8/31/2014

8/31/2014 Sunday by Norma

Difficult news brings a choice, a fork in the road. Your response provides a snapshot of how you will negotiate the times to come. Respond with anger and depression, and the road will be difficult. Respond with determination and commitment, and things will go easier. Will you be a warrior or [...]

Astrology for 8/22/2014

8/22/2014 Friday by Norma

This is your last day to make a statement, to express yourself fully. If you feel strongly about something, take a stand! Tomorrow you will begin working on the project that you champion today. Emotional responses are likely, go ahead and speak your piece. An important conversation happens, and you tell [...]

Astrology for 8/21/2014

8/21/2014 Thursday By Norma

A sudden awareness jump-starts the solution to a financial matter. At the same moment a personal shock comes. Watch where you’re walking or driving, a speed demon is headed your way. A fall is possible. A quick reaction averts trouble today. Still, the aspects are favorable once you’ve sidestepped trouble. A [...]

Astrology for 8/20/2014

8/20/2014 Wednesday by Norma

A sentimental journey begins today. Nostalgia rules! Spend time with those who matter most to you and talk about old times and old friends. Expect to burst into tears when your heartstrings are touched, and expect it of others too. You will spend time analyzing why you are weepy, (” I [...]

Astrology for 8/19/2014

8/19/2014 Tuesday by Norma

The exact words come that express your truest wish. Speak up! Messages, communication, paperwork- all these things lead to what is most important. “Speak now or forever hold your peace,” a marriage vow instructs, and so should you. After you’ve spoken your piece, go out and have fun. Happiness prevails. Dress [...]

Astrology for 8/18/2014

8/18/2014 Monday by Norma

The news is the news today. Pay attention, something’s going on and everybody’s talking about it. Emotional satisfaction is associated with talk, so express yourself. If you can say it, you can solve it! New inventions and new ideas prevail, and you are temporarily drawn away from your true task: organizing, [...]

Astrology for 8/17/2014

8/17/2014 by Norma

All you feel like doing is lounging on the couch and eating. It’s fine. You’re wiped out after an energetic week. Relax, take it easy and enjoy doing nothing. Everyone feels a bit off their game for most of the day. But things start picking up in the late afternoon when a [...]

Astrology for 8/16/2014

8/16/2014 by Norma

You’re in a three way squeeze play. Buy something and you’re disappointed, give love and you’re ignored, offer support and it’s declined. The open door lies with groups or friends. A group can do something that nobody can do alone. Join up! Call friends! Detailed instructions tell you exactly what to do, [...]

Astrology for 8/15/2014

8/15/2014 by Norma

A steady energy kicks off the day. Everything is stable and secure, until it isn’t! An emotional setback hurts your pride, and at the same moment a soft voice tells you what to do. Ignore your pride and follow the voice. Certain things must be kept secret in this time of bombastic [...]

Astrology for 8/14/2014

8/14/2014 Thursday by Norma

Brilliance characterizes this day! Brains, genius, inventiveness, all of these forces are highlighted. Got a great idea? Put it to work! A peppy, zippy spirit has people high-five-ing each other and feeling good. Alas, less benevolent forces also feel good, so it’s important to remain aware of those around you. Leaders [...]

Astrology for 8/13/2014

Wednesday by Norma

Love is in the air! Romance blooms, and Romeo is under the balcony serenading his beloved. Romance your love, and let yourself be wooed! Give speeches declaring how wonderful your love is, write letters and proclamations. Four planets in Leo bring out both the dignity and also the ham in everybody. Go [...]

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