Happy, happy magickal, manifesting, marvelous, last Monday in May! I don’t know about you but I sure feel that this month has just flown by! Phew. How have you been? It feels like yonks since we last connected, and yet it has only been two weeks. It was sooooo nice to celebrate the long weekend and just relax, play, hike and plan. On the Friday of the long weekend I was sitting out in the garden and looking around and appreciating how with the hot weather we have been having all the plants are pushing out of the ground and reaching for the sun. In fact one whole bed has self planted itself with sunflowers! I must have at least 60 in there, so we will have to do some gentle transplanting so they all have room and space to grow and flourish.
Anyhow, there I was perking and looking when all of a sudden I realised I needed a workshop, or a shed or a something. A structure that could be home to all my tools with a lovely rack off the side to hold the paddle boards and kayaks. So I grabbed my tape measure and wandered around the yard looking for “the right location”, when I found it I measured it up, grabbed a piece of paper and a pencil and started sketching out what I wanted. How big, what roof design etc etc. (This is where my capacity to over think can be a royal pain in the arse!) A few hours later I had called the lumber yards, priced out all the wood etc and poured concrete pads (not bad for a Friday night lol). Then for the next 2 days I dug, and dug, and dug and levelled, and dug and dug (have to say I wasn’t digging the digging), and doing that in a balmy 98F was a bit much. However, by the end of the weekend the area was level and ready to welcome a new structure. I on the other hand was sun crispy and feeling a tad peely wally as I had had too much sun! So this last weekend, I grabbed the wood and have built the foundation and got the floor on – whoot! Whoot! Huge happy dance (in fact I think I did one on the floor of the workshop). So the next part is my favourite, framing the walls in and getting them up and clad. This lovely workshop is going to look fabulous by the time she is done and I’m building little planters to hang on the outside and I might even paint some lovely flowers up one wall – but that will have to wait a while. However, it feels good to be building and creating and taking something from an idea into manifestation, right?
On Tuesday we welcome in the glorious Full Flower Moon. This is a glorious time to really luxuriate in seeing the plans you made months ago coming into fruition. It’s also a fabulous time to tend your most cherished and promising endeavours as well as to create more future plans that are really aligned with who you are and your values. Make a list of all the things you would like to do, be, create etc for this upcoming summer season and then put that list outside with your crystals and let it get deliciously charged up with this fiery full moon light. I personally plan on putting all my crystals outside, including the ones that I wear and letting them have a gorgeous moon bath.
The deck that was very wiggly and jiggly to come work with us this week is the wonderful Divine Circus Oracle, I so enjoy this deck and the insights it brings me. The crystals that were adamant it was their turn to play are Mookaite, Jasper and Calcite, and what better place to do the reading than outside on the floor of the new workshop with a dusting of Rowan tree petals.
So let’s take a moment to just settle into ourselves. Take a glorious deep breath in through your nose and out through your mouth and let your face, shoulders, scalp gently relax. As your breathing starts to slow trust yourself and allow your inner deep wise one to float up to the surface and help you pick the card or cards for you this week. If you would like a bit more support with settling in, there is a fun guided visualisation that honours the flowers of this Full Flower Moon.
Shall we go see?
You are being asked to be a big picture person for the moment. Sometimes immediate gratification has to give way for a grander scheme unfolding, which will ultimately lead you to far greater and more meaningful success. What seems to be a delay, obstacle, loss or even failure now is a twist in the plot of your life, necessary for your gracious destiny to unfold according to a higher plan.
It can be hard to keep faith when you’ve been defeated just one too many times. It is easy to make fear and doubt mean something they don’t; it’s usually something like being doomed to fail and so we might as well give up. However, fear and doubt are just symptoms of fatigue. They are signs that we are feeling battle weary when it comes to life. To overcome weariness and create happiness, you are being asked to temporarily surrender your need to win – just for now. Instead, you are guided to step back, regroup, replenish, be kind to yourself and know this: sometimes you have to be willing to lose the battle to win the war. That means being willing to go through things in the short term that might seem like failure without losing confidence, courage and trust that everything is going to go your way in the long term.
Know that you are strong and determined enough to bounce back and overcome difficult circumstances. You will be given the power to succeed at the right time and in the best way for all concerned. So give in to how your journey is unfolding – even if it seems like you are losing when you’d rather be winning – but don’t give up hope. Trust that the universe is strategic. It is helping you to succeed. If you need a sign to know that things are going to work out for the best, even if it seems like they are falling apart along the way, then this is it!
Joker is Wild
The Universe has a sense of humour, but never at your expense. It is laughing with you, not t you. You’ll see this for yourself as the Joker weaves her magic in your life, bringing you the grace that is beyond all reason, the necessary ingredient to ensure you win with the hand you have been dealt by life. There’s nothing impossible when the Joker appears. Her wild ways can transform a losing streak into a lifelong love affair with lady Luck.
Strap yourself in and prepare for the ride of a lifetime. The Joker has come to you and the Joker is wild. Unpredictable and brilliant, she brings you a message. You are being empowered to overcome all odds. So you are going to win. No doubts, no dramas, but not necessarily in a way that you expect either! She is sending the best possible situation to you even now. It might startle you, like a sudden light in the middle of the night, but it will be welcome nonetheless.
You probably won’t see it coming. It will probably be in a way that subverts everything you once believed to be true. But it will be a welcome trick by the Universe, a loving joke that opens your heart and helps you realise that this vast impersonal universe personally knows and cares for you, so intimately and with such meticulous care. Just don’t expect to feel in control of the process, for the Joker is wild and moves according to her own genius, but always blesses you with what will work best, beyond compare, now and always.
Some blessings are obvious – the door that opens, the person who says yes and the instant success of an idea. But not all blessings are instantly recognisable. Some blessings are so veiled that at first you might consider them to be an unwanted development. A concealed blessing is either already at work in your life or on its way. Don’t worry if you feel like things aren’t working out as they should. Soon enough, the disguise will be dropped, and the blessed unmasked in all its beauty.
Blessings are the mysterious workings of the universe, there to help us along our unique life path to live our truths and fulfil our potential. The universe has the knack of knowing just what it is we need, even when sometimes we might think we need something altogether different. This is how it can be that something we resist and reject in our lives can become the very thing we’re most grateful for later on. The real beauty of a situation isn’t obvious to you yet. It could be a delay or change in plans that turns out to be in your favour, even if at the time you aren’t sure it signals failure! It could be the wrong person saying no so the right person can say yes. It could be being blocked from turning back to your past, so you must continue forward into the magic of your future.
But trust and have peace of mind and a realisation that the universe does really know what it’s doing. It’s in your corner, on your side, cheering you on and helping you avoid unnecessary pitfalls, even if you don’t know they exist.
So delicious lovely, have a wonderful week. Remember to wear sunscreen, drink water and celebrate all the wonderful little things that happen in the day. Like the crows that come strutting through the yard when I put the sprinkler on, they have a glorious shower, fluff their feathers, give a deep croaking caw and fly off to preen themselves. So looking forward to seeing you next week. Smile, Breathe and Trust. Huge hugs.