Full Moon in Taurus Oct 24th 2018

Full Moon in Taurus Oct 24th 2018

If you have been experiencing some chaos or unexpected changes to your plans, these last few days then you are not alone. The Full Moon tomorrow does bring some uncertainty and is meant to wake us up. This happens when we get too comfortable and expect things to run like clockwork. For example I mixed up my appointments on Monday and was calling the wrong person at the right time. Luckily my clients do have a sense of humour and we got it straightened. Today I was heading to my office when I realised I did not have the key! Luckily I realised this almost immediately so I could run back to the taxi and he took me home. I found the keys which was tucked into my other handbag and found a £20 note which I thought was convenient as I had to pay the taxi and was running out of cash. I got into the taxi and he started to pull away but then stopped. He said, “You’ve dropped your money on the path” and yes, he was right! I dropped my £20 note on the garden path. He said it was strange as he caught it in the corner of his eye. We laughed about it and he said “well you are not having a great morning are you? I sat there and thought to myself, actually I am.
If I had realised I didn’t have the key when I got to the door, then I would have had to wait about 10mins for another one, by this time my first client would have arrived. It is nothing worse than standing outside waiting in the cold. I would have lost my £20 and paid £15 for my taxi which would have meant a loss of £45 BUT something made the taxi driver stop. Later when I was sat having lunch, I was proud of myself. Despite being all that, I did a darn good psychic reading for someone with everything spot on. It was being calm in the storm that helped me through this. I also had to laugh as I kept finding feathers all day – on the path where the £20 was, the lane into the office when I got back and then one flew on to my feet as I was walking home. I could have been angry, frustrated and totally annoyed that I forced to waste £15 but then it made me want to walk home as I felt I had spent too much on taxis today. I had a brilliant walk, listened to some lovely music and felt great afterwards. Today helped me realise that I was a lot more centred and calm despite the challenging day. I have always had anxiety and feel overwhelmed but today showed me something has shifted within me. 
Finding calm in the chaos is going to be the theme for us this next two weeks because expect agendas to change, forgetfulness and everything turned upside down. There is method in the madness and you will see the reasons why. The Moon being in Taurus means it influences our desire to be safe, secure and resist change. The Moon meanwhile is all about change, transformation and releasing. This does create a push and pull feeling within us. How we deal with this determines how we progress in our path. This is a positive cycle as it helps us change our mind set, look at things differently and also open our minds to new ideas.
Secrets and desires – all those hidden away in our spiritual closet starts to get impatient. What are your secrets and why do they remain so? What do you truly desire? When is the right time to pursue them? Inner growth and the need to face our deepest emotions will be required this Full Moon. We are being asked to face our shadows and bring light into them. The more we ignore them, the more resistance we will see in our day to day life. Work on them as you will break the cycles you have been cast into. The shadows puts us into the victim, aggressor or rescuer roles. It is very tiring and draining to say the least! 

As Venus is in Retrograde, it is time to review your relationships. This is not only for love but also extends to family and even friends. We will look at what is working and what is not. There is some excitement in this area though as many of us will renew our feelings for partners and there may even be some good news for those seeking love. Use the energy of the Full Moon to manifest your relationships – put on your wishlist who you want to meet and how you want to feel. Do your moon ritual before Friday, Oct 25th!
For those in a relationship – your self-worth will be in question. This is not a bad thing. It give you an opportunity to review and open up a conversation that needed to happen. If you have been experiencing a stalemate situation then expect the Universe energy to push you into making a decision or having to react to decisions made for you. Uranus will shake things up for us but it will leave us with the crud that we need to release. There will be some unexpected changes to the plan, opportunities that may come out of the blue. There will also be people entering your life this next two weeks. Yes it sounds hectic and challenging but just stay CALM. It will be OKAY!
There will be discussions about money. If you have been rather careless about money or disorganised then this Full Moon will teach you to change your ways. We are being asked to look at building our finances and the long term. Be open to opportunities that fall into your hands, which may not feel like one at first. Do your research and try to get as much information as possible before committing.
This is also a good time to be close to water if you can otherwise try to take a warm bath with some essential oils or some lovely scented candles.

Don’t forget to do your full moon ritual tonight, tomorrow or by Friday night. Sage the house, cleanse your crystals, write your wish list and then burn them. my FREE Moon Ritual Guide will walk you through the process.  Please do share & leave a comment if this energy guide resonates with you.

Happy Full Moon!

A Medium’s Life is Never “Normal”

A Medium’s Life is Never “Normal”

People often find my life and my work in particular, fascinating. It is probably because I really love what I do and I am passionate about it. I have experiences which I cannot even share sometimes for fear of being called “weird” or to avoid being questioned on its authenticity because it is not part of their belief system or reality. Being a medium is very much about being open to experiences that the Spirit world want to share with us. We get to astral travel, connect with spirit in every shape or form, hear, see or even taste, as our senses are heightened. 

Growing up as a child in Malaysia, I used to grapple with the dark and sleeping alone. I had times where I would wet the bed because I was absolutely terrified of my experiences. I mean wouldn’t you be if you saw a being move up around the ceiling? Feel a tightening sensation  spread across your entire body? Now, what if I told you that I had just got into bed so was awake and my eyes was CLOSED but I could see through my eyelids? I could see every detail of the room. This was because my third eye had already developed when I was ten I could see through it sometimes. 

After my rigorous training and spiritual development, which led to working professionally as a Medium, I am never afraid of Spirit. I don’t feel the same way about “visitors” as when i was a child. I know that tightening sensation now was energy and the being I saw was probably a guide or from a different dimension. If only I knew what I know now then! 

On Friday I unintentionally stayed up awake. I had a workshop to run in the morning so I was keen on an early night. However earlier in the day, my mother called to remind me to try to stay awake for Mahashivatri – a night in tribute to Shiva which takes place before a new moon. The theme for this annual spiritual celebration is to overcome darkness and ignorance. This is a very important event for those who believe in the mind, body and spirit connection. Shiva is seen as the master that teaches, improves and oversees this aspect of humanity. People fast, eat vegetarian food, meditate, chant and spend the time on self reflection. Most temples are awash with lights, colour and people sitting with their legs crossed and spines straight throughout the night. There are 12 Shivaratri per year but the main one, usually falls in February or March. This year it was on February 24th.  This special day is huge for those on the spiritual path as Shiva, helps to awaken new spiritual awareness and gifts. 

With all of this in mind, I decided that I couldn’t stay awake so I went to bed armed with some guided sleep meditation music. After tossing and turning, I decided to sit up in bed and listen to some Shiva chants from my Youtube channel. I am hesitating as I write this as I know it will sounds completely crazy!

I felt my soul leave my body and there was a short moment of grief which was overtaken by excitement. I then saw below me, the road outside my house. I continued to travel up and then I felt myself, so light and weightless, travel further up into the sky.  After a moment, darkness surrounded me and I thought that was it. I then realised I was in a cave. It was a big one with a lot of space around me. I could’t see the top but the wall around me had what I initially thought was graffiti but on closer inspection, turned out to be pre-historic drawings. 

I could sense water running close by but my attention was taken over by the fresh air and light that I suddenly felt. I saw the opening and then heard the shriek of the flying prehistoric animal that flew past me. I saw it in the distance and then the massive landscape below me. It was a beautiful sight and simply indescribable. I have had out of body (OOB) experiences before but never so vivid and to a different time in history.

Once I felt I was back on the bed again, I saw my father standing near me and next to him, a guide and someone else. Before I could take that all in, waves of green, white and sparkly yellow light spilled into the room. The door was closed, the curtains drawn and my eyes were shut. 

The lights formed long continuous and intersected lines moved and danced around me. I felt so honoured and happy to be a witness to this special scene in front of me.  In the corner of my eye I saw several other lights but these were different. They were like the lights of stars we see in the sky. Bright, determined and powerful. These I knew were lights of Spirit and Angels. They sparkled and stayed passive while the green/white light made patterns around me. They reminded me of the Aurora Borealis lights. 

There were a few more other things that happened that night but thankfully I managed to fall asleep at 5.30am and had less than three hours of sleep before my event. I didn’t feel tired at all while I was teaching and I came home really energised. 

On Saturday night, I was filled with so much energy, and I knew one of my guides wanted to work with me. So I asked my husband to go off to bed while I picked up my paint brushes and set to work until 4am.

Original Acrylic on Canvas painting by Angela Mitchell

I just knew I had to paint a robin but I never paint animals or landscape. My art is from inspiration so I was a little apprehensive. I couldn’t believe how easily the robin appeared on the canvas. A very curious, inquisitive, and friendly fella who looks like he has had a rough time. Somehow he found this little haven away from the rain to rest. 

While robins are often referred to as spirit signs, they are in Shamanism, a sign of growth and renewal. If you look back at the New Moon & Solar Eclipse guide from Friday, there is a theme about renewal there. Scruffy brings with him a message about letting go of the past to be able to move forward in the present. When we work to release the past, then you can refresh and go on your new journey. He also helps with self expression and working hard but also resting. We must listen to our bodies and the signs, to know when to push ourselves and when to take time off.

Scruffy wants us to know that our spirit family and friends are working hard to send us healing, in every possible way. From a chance meeting with someone who makes you smile, to unexpected abundance to closure on a disagreement. Believe that change is coming to your life and things will work out.

 

Scruffy is currently on sale at the Craft Coop in Marlow High Street.