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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Mercury Retorgrade Is Here Again. What Does This Mean?

One of the times of the year that some of us may dread is upon us all once more. Yes the Mercury Retrograde has come for its first yearly greeting beginning on March 30th and will hang out with us until April 23rd. This time the planet goes into retrograde with the zodiac sign Aries, so those of you who are an Aries or have Aries as your rising sign or moon sign in your astrological chart, then you may very likely feel the full effects of the retrograde. Some, a very lucky few, will not feel the effects as much as most others, especially those with Aries in their charts. Aries or not we should all be aware of the retrograde.

This is an important period, and we should be aware of the effects associated with this astrological influence. Since it occurs very often throughout the year, we must learn what it means and how to take advantage of it.

Mercury rules over the mind's processes, studying, communication, businesses, travels and the like. When Mercury reverses its direction, all these areas are affected as well.
The mind turns naturally inwards and people tend to analyze more the own thoughts and follow the common thinking patterns, rather then be curious and eager of new intellectual experiences or challenges.

This helps the meditation or the thorough lonely long-term study of a specific matter, but it affects the study of new subjects, the communication with the others, the attention oriented outwards.

Businesses, travels a
nd communications tend to experience delays and different problems. Computers and other processes that work with information may experience crashes, unexpected failures.

Don't enroll to courses, don't buy expensive Mercurian items (books, cars, mobile phones etc.), don't sign important contracts and do not marry.

What Is Th
is Mercury Retrograde Period Good For?

It is definitely a very good period for some actions. No time is completely bad for anything, there is a reason in everything happens.

The key is the reversed direction of movement: take any known Mercurian action, reverse its flow, consider the keywords "re-doing something", "double-checking", "finish the old projects" and there you are, you've found the good side of Mercury retrograde.

For instance, you may want to read again a book you particularly liked, a subject you studied before, meet and discuss with old friends you haven't met for a long time, travel to places you've already been to before.

This is an excellent time to work on old projects that never got to be finished. So, think about the things you started and never finalized.

Next, you might wish to prevent any bad things to happen to you: so double-check your agenda, call your business partners to confirm that everything goes as planned, have everything ready before the deadline and leave some extra time for unexpected events. Make copies of your important files and documents, save your work more often.

The other solution is to go on vacation or at least slow down the pace of your projects. You will find that going slowly during the Mercury retrograde period will spare you many efforts of redoing the same action that wasn't performed right the first time.

Above all, be generous and compassionate, you are already aware about the influence of this period, but the others aren't aware of it or there may be uncontrollable events. That's why you should have more diligence with the others and give them some more time. It'll be your mental health that you'll be sparing actually.

So take advantage of this Mercury Retrograde and learn to utilize the retrograde into your daily schedule. When you seem to hit a dead end or run into a stressful situation, take three deep breaths in and as you take in each breath hold it for one second before exhaling. As you exhale say to yourself "Relax". It also helps to exhale all the air you can out of your lungs and hold for a second before taking your second and third breath. This is certain to help you instantly relieve any stress or a tense situation. I hope this information helps you through this retrograde and that you enjoyed your visit to my blog. I hope that you will visit often and That I may inspire you in many ways. Until the next time, take care of yourself & those you love.
With Love Light & Desire To Inspire.......Joseph

Mercury Retrograde Periods In 2011:
March 30th To April 23rd
August 3rd To August 26th
November 24th To December 14th

Sunday, March 13, 2011

A Call For World Prayer To Save Mother Earth March 17, 18 & 19

Please read this entire message and pass it along to everyone in your contacts please. Post this on FaceBook, Twitter, your blog and all those wonderful places. This is very important and your help is greatly appreciated. It is pretty obvious that our Mother Earth is not very happy with us right now. You need not be a psychic, a genius or even a scientist to see that Mother Earth is trying to tell us something.

Our planet is going through a shift and we can see this by just looking at all the major catastrophic events that have been occurring for the past few years. Starting with the earthquakes in Haiti, Chile and now in Japan that have been the most devastating quakes that we have ever seen. Tsunami's? I know in the 40 years of my life I don't ever remember hearing about Tsunami's hitting and now you hear about then a little too often. Mother Earth is sick and we all need to come together as one and pray for our planet and the our fellow brothers and sisters.

On Saturday March 19 we will experience an extreme moon. What this means is that the moon will be closer to the Earth then it has been in almost 20 years. There are rumors all over the net with conflicting details of what this actually could mean. We have this extreme moon along with several other planetary influences going on between now and December 21, 2012 that has many worried it could end up being a very bad thing and the possible end of the world as we know it. If you actually listen to the experts and see the obvious evidence it could also lead you to believe the same thing may soon happen.

Well I believe there is still some hope and I believe prayer is a very powerful tool. With this Extreme moon coming up I feel it makes for the perfect time to begin this mission. Many ancient, and even current, spiritual people believe that the full moon is the most powerful time to conduct prayer or ritual. It has to do with the powerful energy of the full moon. Each one of us beings put off an energy and it is up to us to control that energy into positive and not negative. Together if we can get the entire planet to stop, think and pray at the same exact time it will create a powerful healing energy that our mother earth is in desperate need for. If we do not do something we may all regret it when it is too late.

So I beg you to please share this with everyone you know and plan to take just a few minutes during any or all of the following dates and times. This could really help more then any of us could possible imagine. It does not matter what your beliefs are or what religion you follow, if any. Just as long as you can say a prayer to help the planet Earth and all of humanity, including those in the Japan disaster, and for peace throughout the world. You can say your prayer in any way you see fit. We just ask that you include sending love & light to our Mother Earth and all of our brothers and sisters of the planet. Pray for peace and pray that there is hope to change before it is too late. You can say any prayer you want or you can read the Native prayer below.

The world prayer will take place for three days and for three times each day with a total of 9 prayers. The magic power of three will also help in making this prayer more effective. If possible we ask that you also pray for three minutes on each of the dates and times. We understand that not everyone will be able to do the prayer each time and that is why we are doing a total of 9 prayers. We hope that you will at least do one prayer time per day for a total of 3. We hope that you will join millions of others around the world to help bring healing to our mother Earth.

We will begin with the first prayer at 9am Eastern Time Thursday March 17th. The second prayer will be at 3pm Eastern time and the final prayer for March 17 will be at 9pm Eastern time. Please check your area & time zone for the correct time. The prayer will continue at the same times on Friday March 18th and Saturday March 19th. With the final prayer on Saturday at 9pm Eastern time. You can use the prayer below or one of your own. You may also change the one below to your liking. It is preferred that you use the native prayer but any prayer will help our Mother Earth. Thank you for your participation and for spreading this all over the net.

Dates & Times Of Prayer
Thursday March 17 - 9am - 3pm - 9pm Eastern Times West Coast -6am- 12pm - 6pm
Friday March 18 - 9am - 3pm - 9pm
Saturday March 19 - 9am - 3pm - 9pm

The Native Prayer For Mother Earth

O Great Creator, I come before you in a humble manner and offer you love & peace. With tears in my eyes and an ancient song from my heart I pray. To the four powers of Creation, To the Grandfather Sun, To the Grandmother Moon, To the Mother Earth, And to my ancestors. I pray for my relations in Nature, All those who walk, crawl, fly, and swim, Seen and unseen, To the good spirits that exist in every part of Creation. I ask that you bless our elders and children, families, and friends, and the brothers and sisters who are in Japan & throughout our planet. I pray for the ones who are sick on drugs and alcohol and for those who are now homeless and forlorn. I also pray for peace among the four races of humankind.

May there be good health and healing for this our Mother Earth,
May there be Beauty above me, May there be Beauty below me,
May there be Beauty in me, May there be Beauty all around me.
I ask that this world be filled with Peace, Love, and Beauty.

I ask that the Mother Earth be healed as the same with humankind.
I thank you lord & I thank you Mother Earth. Amen