Possibilities & Preferences
It's Monday, January 11, 2021. The other morning, as I was slowly waking up, I saw the numbers of this date turn into Roman Numerals and shift around to become: 111 11 111. Such balance!
This morning, I realize there are a few dates this year that have this same potential: January 20th, February 1st, October 2nd, October 20th, November 1st....and they all create the number: '8.' Of course, when you turn eight sideways, it also becomes: Infinity.
When I wondered what images to share, I opened this deck to find: Emergence!
Seems totally aligned with today's Gate 61: "Line 2 - Natural brilliance Exaltation: The Moon exalted, and so gifted by this position a far-reaching, a nourishing influence, free of guile and powerfully attractive. A gift for inspiration that is both attractive and beneficial to others."
In my current Paulo Coelho book, The Valkyries, inspiration is defined as: "the bringing in of air, allowing oneself to drink from an unknown source." (p.66)
Are you allowing yourself to drink from an Unknown Source? What does it taste like?
Sometimes, inspiration seems dichotomous to me. Like the sweet-hot taste of Thai, or the spicy-sour taste of fermented foods.
That said, when we can hold every experience with non-judgment (even working towards acceptance and appreciation!) we have transcended the experience and returned to an internal state of balance/equilibrium.
I spent some time last night clearing:
Inability to self-regulate and
Mental breakdown/losing one's mind
Are you finding any of these on your radar? Yourself? Friends? Family?
Sue reminded me that we have an opportunity to seek neutrality - in fact, she wrote so eloquently, I am including her own words:
"For me personally, I know it is best to narrow my focus, trust that what I do personally influences collective consciousness, to understand that different people have reasons for their beliefs and versions of "reality", whether I dwell in that reality or a different reality, and focus on being as neutral as I possibly can be, rather than trying to recruit others to my "side" or my beliefs, or promoting that there are or have to be "sides". I know many people, such as you, are doing the same. I also know it certainly isn't easy when one's goal is to see all aspects of happenings and respect others' beliefs and life paths."
How powerful a reminder that Infinity and Unconditional Love makes allowance for all possibilities....now it is up to me to choose which I'd prefer to experience.