Yearly Archives: 2018

New Year’s Retreat 2018 with Mokshapriya Shakti

H. H. Ma Yoga Shakti Saraswati

Retreat with Ma Moksha Priya Shakti exploring meditation based on Ma Yogashakti’s book “Techniques of Meditation to Enhance Mind Power.”  Spend a weekend in the wooded seclusion of Yogashakti Mission, Palm Bay, Florida. This Ashram was created by Ma Yogashakti and is purified and energized by her. Learn meditation; take part in three Hatha Yoga classes; learn deep relaxation. Accommodation is shared or you may prefer to bring a tent, or sleep in the beautiful screened pavilion.

REGISTRATION: In advance before December 1st – $120 per person, families $170. At the door $130 per person or $190 for families

Ma Moksha Priya Shakti

WHEN: 3pm on Dec. 28th until 2pm on Sunday Dec 30th 2018
WHERE: Yogashakti Mission 3895 Hield Road, Palm Bay FL 32907.
MEALS: Delicious and wholesome home-cooked vegetarian meals will be served each day

WHAT TO BRING: Sleeping pad or blankets and sheets, loose comfortable clothes, towel, yoga mat, pen and notebook

CONTACT yogashaktipalmbay@gmail.com to register or call 321-725-4024

The January 2019 Horizons is now online, here are the horoscopes

January 2019, art by Esmeralda Raven Aponte

The January 2019 Horizons is now online at http://horizonsmagazine.com/mags_online/1-19-Issue.pdf . The flipbook version is at http://horizonsmagazine.com/fb/1-19index.htmlWe are honored to have nationally known Maya White doing the monthly horoscopes. Maya White is a Master Destination Astrologer and one of only 90 people in the world certified in Astro*Carto*Graphy, a specialized branch of astrology which helps people find their perfect place on earth for love, prosperity, and personal growth.  Visit Maya’s website and for an introduction to Maya White, see http://horizonsmagazine.com/blog/introducing-horizons-new-astrologer-maya-white/ Contact her and ask what she might do for you.  Here are this month’s horoscopes:   Cusp dates are accurate for 2018. Sometimes the actual date the sun enters the sign varies by a day or so because of a leap year, or, even the time of day. I assure you these cusp dates are correct for 2019.  

Aries – (March 20 – April 19) 2019 is your year for travel and learning about all of the wonderful things that the world has to offer. Step outside of your comfort zone and learn about other cultures. Taste new foods and take on new experiences. Choose happiness and delight this year. Face your fears, and then write about it. Have you ever thought of giving a Ted talk? It’s that kind of a year – go for the gusto.   

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I meditate to connect to inner guidance

Yes, you can meditate to calm and center yourself without attracting a host of guardian angels or whatever popping into your head unwanted.  But for me, the giant reason to meditate is to plug in to my own inner guidance, tap into my Soul so to speak.  When I sit, I first set my intention to relax, release resistance, become receptive to whatever guidance will be helpful for me, and connect. Speaking with a friend last night, I suggested that meditation might help her with her dilemma. She countered that she didn’t think it was possible to meditate yourself out of a situation, otherwise no one would have died in concentration camps, and people around the world wouldn’t be starving.  I told her I wasn’t suggesting she could meditate her way out of trouble. I told her meditation is simply a daily practice to relax and release resistant thought a couple of times a day. Meditation doesn’t replace action, it doesn’t replace anything. Concentration camps and starving communities take a lot of mass consciousness pre-paving to get to that crisis point; it doesn’t happen overnight.  And you don’t meditate anything away.

If you meditate regularly, you’re more likely to have organized thoughts.
When you have organized thoughts, you’re more likely to have less uncertainty.
When you have less uncertainty, you have less fear.
When you have less fear, you have more trust.
When you have more trust, you’ll be directed to true guidance.
When you’re connected to true guidance, you feel empowered.
When you feel empowered, you empower others.

And a community of empowered individuals does not get led to concentration camps and they will find a way to feed themselves.  And it all begins with paying attention to where you are, and to where you want to end up.

RELATED: Andrea’s Meditation Process and Links

The December 2018 Horizons is now online, here are the horoscopes

December 2018, cover art El Sueno/The Dream by Esmeralda Raven Aponte

The December 2018 Horizons is now online at http://horizonsmagazine.com/mags_online/12-18-Issue.pdf . The flipbook version is at http://horizonsmagazine.com/fb/12-18/index.html.  We are honored to have nationally known Maya White doing the monthly horoscopes. Maya White is a Master Destination Astrologer and one of only 90 people in the world certified in Astro*Carto*Graphy, a specialized branch of astrology which helps people find their perfect place on earth for love, prosperity, and personal growth.  Visit Maya’s website and for an introduction to Maya White, see http://horizonsmagazine.com/blog/introducing-horizons-new-astrologer-maya-white/ Contact her and ask what she might do for you.  Here are this month’s horoscopes:   Cusp dates are accurate for 2018. Sometimes the actual date the sun enters the sign varies by a day or so because of a leap year, or, even the time of day. I assure you these cusp dates are correct for 2018.   

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Mercury Retrograde in Sagittarius Nov 17 thru Dec 8, 2018

Nov 17 thru December 8th in Sag and Scorpio. Mercury Retrograde is NOT a good time to start new things, but is a good time to go back over things, to revisit the past, question your actions and motives moving forward. A good time to dig into your soul and work out how you are communicating with yourself, with others, and the world. See here https://www.astrology.com/…/mercury-retrograde-horoscopes-…/ for HOROSCOPES FOR MERCURY RETROGRADE IN SAGITTARIUS AND SCORPIO 2018. As with all Mercury retrograde transits, you can expect miscommunications, setbacks, and mishaps; as well as unresolved issues coming back to haunt you one more time (yikes). Read more to discover just how the Mercury retrograde in Sagittarius may unfold for you.

Honoring our Veterans today

My dad returned from WWII a little shell shocked. Many did. He managed his physical pain with 60-80 Tylenol-4 a day, the emotional pain with alcohol. I can’t imagine the pain he was in. We didn’t make it easy for him. We certainly didn’t give him the respect he deserved. He loved long walks but back and hip problems kept him from them. He shot himself at age 62. In a coma in his final weeks. I’d call and the night nurse would tell me, “he’s marching.” I hope he was enjoying his long walks again. Today, I’m honoring all who served. They gave more than we’ll ever know.

On infidelity and “cheating”

This won’t be popular but that doesn’t mean it isn’t true. We humans are so funny. God permits all things to happen. Trying to control behavior, we make up rules contrary to human nature then say this is what God wants. Like this: “God will never send you someone else’s husband.” Sure He will, it happens all the time. God doesn’t care about the pieces of paper we think are so important. He’s about intent and vibrational matching. God wants for us what we want for ourselves. Whatever we begin, he’ll fuel as long as we stay focused. He fuels wherever we focus.

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The November 2018 Horizons is now online, here are the horoscopes

November 2018

The November 2018 Horizons is now online at http://horizonsmagazine.com/mags_online/11-18-Issue.pdf . The flipbook version is at http://horizonsmagazine.com/fb/11-18/index.html.  We are honored to have nationally known Maya White doing the monthly horoscopes. Maya White is a Master Destination Astrologer and one of only 90 people in the world certified in Astro*Carto*Graphy, a specialized branch of astrology which helps people find their perfect place on earth for love, prosperity, and personal growth.  Visit Maya’s website and for an introduction to Maya White, see http://horizonsmagazine.com/blog/introducing-horizons-new-astrologer-maya-white/ Contact her and ask what she might do for you.  Here are this month’s horoscopes:   Cusp dates are accurate for 2018. Sometimes the actual date the sun enters the sign varies by a day or so because of a leap year, or, even the time of day. I assure you these cusp dates are correct for 2018.   

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I breathe a sigh of relief, he’s in custody again

Finally the temps have dropped and it’s cooler in the early mornings. Something about the crisp cool air makes me want to get moving and be outside in it. I used to spend a lot more time in my yard, walking the trails, sitting at the firepit. Then I let myself get derailed for a few years when a troubled friend began showing up uninvited. A former neighbor, he knew my habit of meandering in my woods at all hours. He doesn’t recognize boundaries, so he’d walk right in. Then he moved a mile away and I’d see him walking Emerson Road 3 blocks over, looking buzzed. Each time, I’d stay inside for a few days after, just in case. It became habit to stop hanging in the yard, not knowing when he’d show up or was even there, unseen. Whenever I went outside I’d wonder if he was lurking like the old days. I got used to living back inside the house and missed the joy of being outside at all hours. A self imposed exile since I couldn’t get it out of my thoughts.  Continue reading