It is a day of blessings, and profound grace.
It is a day when we are doubly blessed with the possibility of all things new. A new year, a new moon, potent possibilities abundant, I am filled with reverence.
I have set my intentions for the new year, and written them out in a little book. I have prepared my new moon ritual, candles are lit, surrounded by crystals. I have prayed, and walked outside, just as the sky began to darken, before the moon was visible.
As I leaned back and took photographs of the tops of the trees in the darkening sky my angels appeared in every one of the shots. They have been coming this year but I noticed, when doing a review of the last year, that the pink orbs and spirit trails really picked up their pace in appearing to me more and more frequently from July on, and the closer I have gotten to the end of the year. I am taking dozens of pictures every night, all through the woods, around the cottage, and even out to the street in front and they are in every one. I am deeply blessed. I am in awe. It is powerful grace and evidence, enough, for me, that miracles are on the way.
My word for this year, 2014, is Miracles.
I have only just decided that I would share a few of the photos here and there but it is very private, and sacred to me. That they are coming with much greater frequency, and in great abundance in nearly every one of dozens of photos each night, I have decided to write a little book called “In The Presence of Angels.” If you are interested in the subject you can look “Angel Orbs” up online. There is a lot of information but I am not concerned with trying to convince anyone of anything, nor defend my beliefs. I don’t need anyone else to believe what I believe or know to be true in my heart about my experiences here, I simply hold them sacred, they are a comfort, and a gift, and I will share a few with you from time to time.
I am sharing 6 here now. I took them in different locations, from different angles, in different parts of the garden and woods behind the cottage about 5:30 p.m. My beloved 15 year old pug Sam is in one, and tiny Delilah is in the one filled with orbs. They are absolutely unretouched, I did not use any photo manipulation programs, only resized them down a bit because they are very large photos. I share them, quietly, and with reverence, with you…
There is so much happening in the year ahead. I am working on the page that will go up tomorrow or the next day for the private mentoring sessions I will offer. The Wabi Sabi School of Mindfulness will open by the end of the month, there is a book on mindfulness in the works and many other projects. The enormity of it all would completely overwhelm me were it not for my mindfulness practice, stopping many times throughout the day and into the night to bring myself back to the present moment, to breathe, to come back into my body, my center, and settle myself, right here, right now.
Breathing in… Breathing out… Ahhhh….. Yes. Here. Now.
I have 3 words for the new year, actually, but 2 of them are very private and they are part of the landscape of the miracles that I envision in the year ahead. I am more at peace than I have ever been, and I have noticed something very interesting. As the angels have appeared with greater frequency I have been getting much better than I have been in a long time. The psychiatric nurse practitioner I work with agrees and has been rather amazed. Some of my meds have been cut back and I am finding a greater sense of equilibrium, I am getting more accomplished, I am sure and steady in my purpose and in my work —-
I. Am. Happy.
Inside, outside, upside down, I am happy. You have no idea what it means for me to say that. I have dealt with a lot in my life but I have decided not to write about it anymore. I am releasing it. It is the past, I am here in the present, facing the future, filled with love and gratitude. Everything in my body and life are changing in such powerful and amazing ways I am just being very present with it all.
In this moment, in each and every moment of 2014, I am open, ready, and present to receive miracles.
I will be 60 in April and I am so overjoyed at the thought I cannot tell you. In April I start my 7th decade on this earth in the best place I have ever been in my whole life since I was born and there simply are no words for what this all means.
I. Am. In. Awe.
And I will leave you here. I am going to feed the pugs and walk outside with them again. The moon will be up now, and I will pray, and sing, and meditate, and laugh, and cry, and take many, many photographs. It is the year of the angels. It is the year of miracles. It is right here, right now.
I am sending you so much love, more than mere words can express…