One bead at a time

Begin, and space will appear. Direction will become evident. All it takes is the first step of commitment.

Go. You will be supported. It will be easier than you think. You will find joy and excitement. It is far easier than sitting on that knot of resistance and fear and avoidance.

Gently, mindfully, like beads on a necklace, do this one bead at a time.

We’re with you.
And so it is.

Stop fretting

Dear Starfish,

Please no more fretting, worrying or dithering. We suggest you settle yourself, go inward, get rooted and then connect with your soul. You soul is your repository of your animating life force. Your soul holds your answers. And your soul connection allows inspiration and births epiphanies.

You connect with your soul through present time. Be it creativity, dream time, play time, noodling-around time or any time, when you suspend judgment, are open and allow, there can be connection and flow.

When you are in alignment with your soul, your life feels more expansive and possible. You are no longer hamstrung in powerlessness or futility. You are operating in the moment, at full power and with more options.

Jump into the flow of soul connection, dear Starfish. Your days will be lighter and brighter.

And so it is.

Take a step

Take a step, Lovies. Move out of you familiar spot. Breathe and stretch into a new position, way of being, point of focus. You are ready. Actually, you have been ready for a while. Stop obsessing, procrastinating, and overthinking. Just take a step. You know how it goes: one step leads to another step.

The current days are dark. You are needed to spread your light, your joy, your wisdom and, most especially, your heart. Compassion, empathy, charity, generosity, kindness, affection, caring and all of those heart-centered activities are needed and necessary.

Now, start with you. Extend your loving heart to you. Drop recriminations, guilt, barrages of unworthiness and defeat.

Love and care for you. Love and care for your neighbor. Love and care for the world.

And so it is.



The purpose of soul mates

Soul mates…you’re familiar with the term. Often people think it means the p-e-r-f-e-c-t match, the absolute one-and-only, or the one and only reason you have incarnated in this lifetime.

Soul mates are individuals with whom we share a karmic past and they come into our lives (again, and, often, again and again, throughout the ages) like sand in the oyster that catalyzes the creation of a pearl, layer by layer.

A soul mate can serve as an irritant, a stretcher, an eye-opener, a challenge as well as a sanctuary, vibrational match, or like home. In other words, soul mates, as the name implies, stretch our souls. The interaction with a soul mate can make us aware and move us into a place of higher consciousness. It is not a constant barrage of  hearts and flowers because the soul mate’s job is to help move us beyond our individual comfort zone and into an expanded awareness.

We might say the relationship provides a multidimensional push. If you are aware of these distinctions, you will be able to dissect the relationship into the 3D reality as well as the broader soul, higher self perspective. And that understanding will help you when the relationship has played out its purpose.

Gifts come in many forms and faces, right?


It’s coming

Dear Starfish,

We know you are trying. We know it has been challenging, and there are moments when you have lost your footing and, more importantly, questioned your faith. We ask you to take a deep breath. Stretch out all the kinks and stand anew, leaving your worries behind you.

In another dimension, you agreed to the path that is about to unfold before you. In your 3D incarnation, you do not remember these agreements, but rest assured these developments have been made with your full co-operation and collaboration. You have been shifting and unfolding and operating from a high heart. You are ready to step up to the multidimensional. You will like this. You will be like a fish to water. You will feel HOME.

Please do not fret. Go with the flow as much as you can. Say yes more than you say no. Listen well to your intuition.

You are loved, guided and protected.

And so it is.


Step onto the Light Train

The ascension process takes the concept of fast to warp speed. There is much work to reach that portal of ascension. There is the inner work of clearing and releasing, boring down into the depths of your being to resurrect your authentic, soulful self. However, once we commit to a life of higher service and alignment with the divine, things accelerate quickly.

Ascension does not mean death in this context. Ascension means accelerating your vibratory rate, expanding your consciousness and seeing with eyes of the heart. It is operating from a place of unconditional love and unconditional faith. It is believing that all will unfold perfectly. There is no worry. There is peace and equanimity within and without.

The ascension process is best visualized as an upward spiral with symbolic gateways along the way that progress to more expanded levels of connection with the Divine. Ascension is a process of moving to the Light. It is a process that has welcomed the shadow and incorporated and transmuted the shadow into the light, thereby expanding the individual radiance.

If you are ready for speed and acceleration, you are invited to step onto the Light train and travel the spiral pathway. As you do so, you increase your individual radiance. This not only assists you, but it also helps those who have preceded you and those who will proceed after you. Everything is connected.

When you have cleared and claimed, accepted and surrendered, and you feel ready on a soul level, you, too, will travel at the speed of light.

And so it is.

A word on the Afterlife

Do you remember the Frank Capra movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life”?

James Stewart plays the lead character, George Bailey, who reluctantly stays in his hometown to run the family business. Due to some family mishaps, George becomes despondent, drunk, and wishes he had never been born. George throws himself off a bridge and is rescued by Clarence the angel, who shows George what life would have been like for his family and friends if George had not been born.

Upon reviewing his “unborn” life, George understands the difference he has made in the lives of his loved ones. Despite impending disaster and failure, George runs home, giddy with love for everyone and everything in his hometown. I think the afterlife is a bit like that.

The way I understand it is this: When we die, we have a life review. We look at the life we have lived from the soul perspective. This is always unconditionally accepting and loving. Our version of Clarence the angel says something like, “Let’s roll the video,” and we experience, from a soul level, a review of our life. This is not a punitive measure to determine blame, nor to judge right or wrong, success or failure. This is a soul assessment of our life, seen with detachment and compassion. What were our choices? What kind of person have we been? Have we acted with kindness and generosity of spirit? Have we been able to forgive, apologize, or right a wrong? Did we share ourselves? In essence, have we acted with a good heart and grown closer to understanding that we are all connected, we are all one?

There is the story of the man who had a near-death experience (NDE) in which he traveled as far as his life review. He came back to life and his friend asked him what he had learned. He answered, “I should have been kinder.”

This reminds me of ancient Egyptian mythology. Upon death, the heart, considered the home of the soul, is weighed against the lightness of the goddess Maat’s feather. Her feather symbolized truth, justice, and balance. This was the measure of a life, a light or heavy heart, and this determined the outcome of the soul in the afterlife.

That seems like a fitting measure of a our lives. Are our hearts heavy or filled with light?

Take the step

You are ready. You are fully standing in your power. No more equivocating, fretting or spinning in place. It is time to unfold into your fullness, your raison d’etre for this time now.

The energies are with you. You are supported by the universe.

Take the step. Then, take the next step.

Feed the energies with your action and motivation and willingness to fully commit — both feet in — to the universe and higher good.

And so it is.