Lunar New Year

Welcome in the Lunar New Year: Say Hello to the Dragon and Goodbye to the Year of the Rabbit ~

The Lunar New Year is a time of significant transition. In the Chinese Zodiac, each Lunar year has its own animal personality, yin/ yang polarity and elemental qualities that the ancients used to assist them as they navigated life. There are twelve signs in the Zodiac Cycle which repeats every twelve years.

The Year of the Yang Wood Dragon has officially started on February 10th, 2024.

Year of the Dragon: 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024, 2032…

Complimentary Signs: Monkey and Rat. Secret Friend: Rooster. Against Dog.

Positive Qualities: Energetic. Confident. Ambitious. Intelligent. Generous.
Challenging Qualities: Unstable. Intolerant. Lack of persistence. Unrealistic.

The Dragon’s Feng Shui Mandala below can give you a sense of what the archetype of the Dragon is about and how it may influence you. If you’re interested, gently contemplate its center and relax. When you’re ready, ask yourself these questions and journal the answers that come:

“What is the most important thing I can focus my energy and effort on during the Year of the Dragon?”

“What is the direction? Why is that important?
How can I utilize the energy of the Dragon to my best advantage?
Is there something I’m wasting time on? Something I’m not aware of?
If so, can I tell what they are and what would be the best thing to do?”

Allow your intuition to come forward and bring guidance from your innermost Self. 

This past lunar year, the Animal has been the Yin Water Rabbit.

Rabbit

The beneficial qualities of the Rabbit are: Docile. Peaceful. Fertile. Tender. Quiet. Gentle. Cautious and Considerate. Her fertility and connection with Family, Community and Prosperity is legendary.

Her more challenging qualities are: Irresolute. Skittish. Stubborn. Timid. Escapist and tending to Procrastination.

Rabbit is considered by many to be a trickster, however, if you were able to make friends with her, she may have taught you some very important lessons about being aware of your environment and sensing when something’s amiss. If you ask her nicely on the way out, she may make some last minute recommendations: What did you learn from Rabbit? Is there something else to learn? Does Rabbit sense any danger moving into the Year of the Dragon? If so, is it near or far? Is there a place or activity that that would be better to avoid? What is her advice?

As you consider how Rabbit’s energy has affected you personally, ask:

“Is there anything that I need to do or let go of? How can I make sure the Rabbit energy exits completely?” 

 

Feng Shui and Grounding in The New Lunar Year

As you can imagine, the Lunar New Year is an excellent time to prepare for new plans and personal growth for the future using the Art of Feng Shui. The seeds that are planted now are very close to being activated in the Spring.

 

Use this Soul Prayer Chart with your imagination to uproot any destructive tendencies or karmic seeds that you would rather not activate and grow in this New Lunar Year:

“I uproot any harmful karmic seeds, tendencies or “stakes” that may still be planted in the energy of the past year.”

You may want to be specific about some Rabbit characteristics that may have come up in you last year. For example, were you overly timid? Skittish? Stubborn? Did you procrastinate or go down too many rabbit holes? This is a great opportunity tend your own garden before those seeds sprout again!

“I pull myself out of any ‘rabbit holes’ that I am still stuck in.”

 

Use this symbol with positive affirmations to dissolve destructive blueprints of past extreme or indulgent behaviors. For example:

“I surrender destructive blueprints of wishful thinking, misconceptions and no win situations that sabotage my personal growth and happiness.”

“I send them to the Light. My Future is bright and clear.”

Always remember to release pain or harmful energies into the Light!

 

Before you can ground effectively in the Lunar New Year, are there any superstitions or emotional fantasies that you would like to move beyond and release to the Light?

“I let go of external, artificial expectations about how I should be.”

Moon - Lunar New Year

Is there anything that’s pulling you out of sync with your natural cycles or the cycles of the Moon? Are you willing and able to let them go? If so, release them to the Light as well.

“I am in sync with the Cycles of Nature and the Moon.”

“I honor and respect my own, personal cycles.”

 

Confirm that you’re using the generative life force of the Air Element to facilitate your transition out of the old and into the new:

“I close old energy channels that drain or depress me.”

“I choose to use generative life force to energize my path forward into the Lunar New Year.”

“I connect with life affirming directions and channels of communication.”

Note: This symbol can help you whenever you feel stuck, exhausted or confused.

 

There may be some conflicts, shock or energy fixations leftover from the past year that block your ability to perceive things clearly. If that’s the case, you’re not alone! Use Condor Medicine to help you soften and relax them.

“I relax and allow any frozen or tense thoughts to melt away.”

Breathe deeply and imagine the lines going in towards the center are going loose and limp like cooked spaghetti noodles until the tension releases.

There may be more than one. Do yourself a favor by taking the time now to resolve them so that you don’t carry them into the new year.

 

Bring your senses into balance so that you can be more present for the transition and see things as they are.

“How am I perceiving this? Am I accessing chaos, destruction or balance?”

If you’re accessing chaos, consciously turn the volume of your senses down so you can regain balance. If what you’re accessing seems dead or hopeless, turn the volume up to a more balanced perception of how things really are.

“I perceive my situation clearly.”

 

Respectfully close the door on the Year of the Rabbit so that you can open the door for what’s in the next Lunar New Year.

 

Now that one door has closed completely, another can open properly. Prepare yourself by activating and aligning with the creative energy and Fire of your Soul!

 

Welcoming the Year of the Yang Wood Dragon – February 10th, 2024.

As mentioned before, the beneficial qualities of the Dragon are said to be: Energetic. Confident. Ambitious. Intelligent. Generous. His popularity is based on a reputation for attracting good luck and prosperity.

However, his darker, more arrogant characteristics are: Unstable. Intolerant. Lack of Persistence and Unrealistic.

A Dragon personality can be generous to a fault, intelligent to the point of intolerance and so ambitiously confident that they can move forward too fast and forcefully, causing destruction for those around them. At best, this tendency seems rude and at worst, forcing and pushing things through often causes nasty karmic backlashes, especially in the New Paradigm.

The Dragon archetype can guard very unrealistic ideals that it will then hold against itself. It’s very sensitive to pain and will unexpectedly lash out vigorously when hurt or under attack. Respect is an important virtue. Establishing common sense and stable limitations will help restrain his more extreme qualities.

Yes. The male, vital Dragon is a very different energy to operate under in contrast to his gentle predecessor, the feminine rabbit!

With these generalities in mind, what do you think you will need to do differently to work with this energy?

What is the message from this Archetypal Animal?

Are there any warnings? Opportunities?

Is there something specific you could ask about that would be beneficial?

What would you need to do to make friends with him?

 

As you contemplate the answers you’ve gotten through your intuition, reinforce your ability to communicate and manifest with the generative energy of the New Paradigm and communicate what’s most important for you to remember.

 

Now that you’ve gained this new perspective and awareness about the Lunar New Year, put your feet firmly on the ground and place your palms on the inside of your knees. Let the symbol help you spin out discordant energies so you can get grounded and bring clarity into the New Year.

“I am grounding with an awareness of the new energies.” 

“I ground in the New Paradigm in accordance with my highest good.”

Congratulations! You may want to get up and move around to integrate this new information and the insights that you’ve opened up to.


Read About More Archetypal Energies to Assist You As You Move Forward in the New Year

 

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About the Author

Rheanni Lightwater - The Path Forward

Rheanni (Ray-ah-nee) is the Author of Gifts from the Rainforest. In her private practice, she conducts Reiki Attunements / Trainings, Mind Body Healing sessions and Feng Shui Environmental Clearings

Sessions with Rheanni (Ray-ah-nee) are available online or when you visit Santa Fe. To schedule an initial consultation, contact her at 505-271-4612 MST or email: [email protected].


Disclaimer:
The Intuitive Learning Circles should not be considered as an exclusive method of treatment. The appropriate medical or psychotherapeutic authorities should be consulted for the diagnosis and treatment if there is any medical or psychological condition. The information and practices described on this website are best considered as an adjunct to orthodox medical or psychological treatments.

Four Seasons

Staying in Sync  with the Four Seasons ~

Self-care and Personal Growth through Gifts from the Rainforest:

Four Seasons from Gifts from the Rainforest46. The Four Seasons – Each season reminds us to follow the natural cycles of life. Staying in sync with them brings harmony to body, mind and spirit.

Are you out of sync?

Are you worrying about the future or stuck in the past?

What would help you remedy that so you can enjoy being in the present?

Healing Action: Bring yourself into the present by becoming aware of your body and your environment. Come back into alignment with the natural cycles of Life.


The Circle of Life

All of life follows a natural cycle of
birth, growth, decay and regeneration.
However, the ego becomes impatient and
wants to see immediate results.
It longs for the green of summer all year long.
The creatures of the rainforest
laugh because they know this is folly.
The plants cry because they know
the danger in this kind of thinking.
Allow the seasons to teach you
how to reconnect to the joy and fulfillment
that is available in each moment.
There is no time but now.
Bring yourself into harmony with what is.

 


Mind Body IntegrationMind Body Integration

For best results, gaze softly at the Circle both crossed over the midline of the body and uncrossed so that the communication is more complete.

Intuitive Learning Circles help you access your inner guidance and self-confidence to make proactive changes. Simply relax and gaze at the Circles while contemplating its message and positive affirmations. Your intuition will come forward and give you the help that you seek.


Further Exploration into the Healing Circle of the Four Seasons:

Four Seasons

This Circle of Life beckons you to step into the simplicity of being here now. The small mind thinks that doing so would be too difficult. Why is that?

Perhaps it fears the loss of control that comes with being open and receptive. After all, birth, death and rebirth seem like scary things, yet if we cling to these fears, we will never taste the sweetness of life. 

A fearful mind organizes itself around dissatisfaction and all the reasons why things couldn’t possibly work out. It loves to fixate on all the reasons not to do something rather than the benefits that could be reaped from moving forward. The fear of approaching winter causes it to hoard. It idealizes the birth of spring and yet resists the change that’s required. It makes up stories about how things would be so much better if others just conformed to its way of doing things. It likes to take snapshots. It doesn’t like the chaos of change.

We could be much happier if we would relax and organize around the natural circle of life that accepts change and goes with it. Watch how the plants and animals handle this and you will come to understand that you can never go back to the way you were yesterday. By the same token, you can never know exactly what the future holds. 

The Circle itself can help you know whether or not your environment needs to adapt though a good feng shui treatment or space clearing. Just contemplate the environment you’re concerned about and gaze softly into the Circle. When you’re ready, ask: ”Is the layout and flow in my environment in sync with Nature or out of sync? If it’s not, what might help?”

Life is best experienced in the present. Accept that you and your environment are constantly changing.


The Four Seasons is an excerpt from Gifts from the Rainforest

Available exclusively From Soul Resources LLC:

Animal Totems for Inner Guidanceby Rheanni Lightwater

OPEN YOUR HEART AND MAKE FRIENDS WITH THE FOUR SEASONS

Inspired by Design Therapy from the native tribes of the Amazon, the fifty-eight Intuitive Learning Circles and animal totems from Gifts from the Rainforest are self-healing tools for nature lovers who want to accelerate their spiritual growth and intuition.

♦ Find emotional healing  ♦ Deal with repetitive habits & attitudes that keep you stuck  ♦ Develop common sense  ♦ Learn to trust your gut instincts.  ♦ Receive messages from plant, animal & nature spirits.


Disclaimer:
The Intuitive Learning Circles should not be considered as an exclusive method of treatment. The appropriate medical or psychotherapeutic authorities should be consulted for the diagnosis and treatment of any medical or psychological condition. The information and practices described on this website are best considered as an adjunct to orthodox medical or psychological treatments.

Monkey Medicine

Casting Stones of Forgiveness with Monkey Medicine

Self-care and Personal Growth through Gifts from the Rainforest

Monkey Medicine from Gifts from the Rainforest

#28 Monkey – Monkey offers an opportunity to respond differently in the face of cruelty, shame or blame. Learn how to use your energy more wisely. Life has so much more to offer!

Are you spending too much time fighting and finding fault with others? 

Is your life too hard? If so, what would you rather be doing?

Healing Action: Identify if you’re involved in harmful group think, curses, grudges or bad attitudes. Repairing the damage done begins by forgiving yourself first.


Angry Monkey

The angry mind is like an angry monkey.
It swings wildly from one tree to another,
casting coconuts and squealing curses at the top of its lungs.
The monkey-mind eagerly casts insults and stones
on friends and enemies alike whenever it feels threatened.
It has no thought about what consequences have been put into motion.
Vigilantly monitor your monkey mind.
How is it feeding you with poison?
Learn to deflect ill will from others by refusing to take their threats personally.
Their curses are merely a reflection of how they feel about themselves.
Cultivate humility when you think ill of others.
Your curses are merely a reflection of how you feel about yourself.
Approach it with compassion, and nourish it
with the milk of human kindness.
Forgiveness begins within.

 


Mind Body IntegrationMind Body Integration

For best results, gaze softly at the Circle both crossed over the midline of the body and uncrossed so that the communication is more complete.

Intuitive Learning Circles help you access your inner guidance and self-confidence to make proactive changes. Simply relax and gaze at the Circles while contemplating its message and positive affirmations. Your intuition will come forward and give you the help that you seek.


Further Exploration into Monkey Medicine:

Monkey Medicine

Monkey medicine speaks of the need to clear your mind of preconceived ideas and concepts that have been cursing your attempts to be peaceful and happy. Somehow, an angry mind is dominating the situation.

As you gaze at the Circle, relax and ask your Soul: “Am I mad at myself? Is someone else mad at me? What am I afraid of?”

Monkey is showing us that within every stone that’s cast against another is an opportunity to learn and respond differently. Redeem yourself first and a path will open that leads to forgiving others. Take that opportunity and your life will change forever.

It could be that you’re being a projection to someone because they’re seeing something in you that they don’t like about themselves. On the other hand, you may feel like others are throwing accusations or ridicule at you simply because that’s what you expect them to do.

Don’t fall for such wasteful mental activity! Look deeper into your own insecurities. This may seem unpleasant at first, but there’s a gift waiting for you if you’re willing to get to the bottom of this predicament. Usually it involves letting go of an old way of thinking about yourself and the world.

The monkey may also be exposing a collective illusion that’s been bedeviling you in this situation. See it for what it is. Break the spell that keeps you from being who you truly are in the face of destructive group think. Once you can transcend the lie that’s being told, a new connection will be opened to you.

Gently coax your monkey mind out of the dark undergrowth of fear and resentment. Bring it into the light of day. Using Love and Forgiveness, encourage it to swing freely through the trees until it can travel to the very highest regions of the forest canopy with ease!


Monkey Medicine is an excerpt from Gifts from the Rainforest

Available exclusively From Soul Resources LLC:

Animal Totems for Inner Guidanceby Rheanni Lightwater

OPEN YOUR HEART AND MAKE FRIENDS WITH MONKEY MEDICINE

Inspired by Design Therapy from the native tribes of the Amazon, the fifty-eight Intuitive Learning Circles and animal totems from Gifts from the Rainforest are self-healing tools for nature lovers who want to accelerate their spiritual growth and intuitive abilities.

♦ Find emotional healing  ♦ Deal with repetitive habits & attitudes that keep you stuck  ♦ Develop common sense  ♦ Learn to trust your gut instincts.  ♦ Receive messages from plant, animal & nature spirits.


Disclaimer:
The Intuitive Learning Circles should not be considered as an exclusive method of treatment. The appropriate medical or psychotherapeutic authorities should be consulted for the diagnosis and treatment of any medical or psychological condition. The information and practices described on this website are best considered as an adjunct to orthodox medical or psychological treatments.

Vine of the Soul

Spiritual Healing from the Vine of the Soul

Self-care and Personal Growth through Gifts from the Rainforest:

Vine of the Soul from Gifts from the Rainforest

41. Vine – Ayahuasca is an ancient medicine used in ceremony for mind/body healing and soul retrieval. Her intention is to bring us back into union with our spiritual selves.

Have you given away your power? How can you regain it?

How can you effectively move out of fear and into courage?

Healing Action: Align with your inner knowing. Find a spiritual based process that will help you determine what got you off track and how to regain balance.


Mother Ayahuasca

For over a thousand years, shamans from
the Amazon have received healing
for their people from the Vine of the Soul.
This medicine teaches how to reconnect
with our spiritual selves and Nature.
She provides lasting physical healing
by addressing its spiritual source.
She shows us the truth about how
we have betrayed ourselves and our divinity.
She reminds us of who we are
and how we lost our identity.
Call upon this ancient tradition
and reflect on what the deeper cause
for your pain and dilemmas might be.
Your Soul knows the answer,
you have only to call upon it.

 


Mind Body IntegrationMind Body Integration

For best results, gaze softly at the Circle both crossed over the midline of the body and uncrossed so that the communication is more complete.

Intuitive Learning Circles  help you access your inner guidance and self-confidence to make proactive changes. Simply relax and gaze at the Circles while contemplating its message and positive affirmations. Your intuition will come forward and give you the help that you seek.


Further Exploration into Ayahuasca Medicine:

Vine of the Soul

The ego is blocking the truth, although with help from your Soul, it’s possible for you to see beyond your delusions and imaginary fears. Ayahuasca’s Circle can show you how you are presently using your strength and Will. It can also show you how you might improve upon them.
Let her assist you as you move out of fear and into courage:

  • Purge lies and dangerous distractions.
  • Expel malignant toxins from your body and mind.
  • Allow your Soul to take its proper place in your experience.
  • Align with your inner knowing and the truth will be revealed.
  • Maintain your newfound health and integrity by taking good care of yourself.

You may be refusing abundance that has been coming your way or possibly you may benefit from learning how to be more compassionate. Learn to heal yourself by listening to the wisdom of your heart.

It’s very important at this time to be real and genuine in your requests, because whatever you ask for, you are liable to get. Unlock your suppressed creativity and heal your Self.


The Vine of the Soul is an excerpt from Gifts from the Rainforest

Available exclusively From Soul Resources LLC:

Animal Totems for Inner Guidanceby Rheanni Lightwater

OPEN YOUR HEART AND MAKE FRIENDS WITH THE VINE OF THE SOUL

Inspired by Design Therapy from the native tribes of the Amazon, the fifty-eight Intuitive Learning Circles and animal totems from Gifts from the Rainforest are self-healing tools for nature lovers who want to accelerate their spiritual growth and intuition.

♦ Find emotional healing  ♦ Deal with repetitive habits & attitudes that keep you stuck  ♦ Develop common sense  ♦ Learn to trust your gut instincts.  ♦ Receive messages from plant, animal & nature spirits.


Disclaimer:
The Intuitive Learning Circles should not be considered as an exclusive method of treatment. The appropriate medical or psychotherapeutic authorities should be consulted for the diagnosis and treatment of any medical or psychological condition. The information and practices described on this website are best considered as an adjunct to orthodox medical or psychological treatments.

Shamans Leaves

Clear the Clutter Out of Your Mind with Shaman’s Leaves

Self-care and Personal Growth through Gifts from the Rainforest:

Shamans Leaves from Gifts from the Rainforest32. Shaman’s Leaves – when the mind goes into survival mode, it can pull progress to a complete stop. Shamans leaves shake out resistance and fear so that the journey can continue.

What are you afraid of?

What would you like to shake off? What mental confusion needs to be cleared away? What might help you do that?

Healing Action: The critical mind wants to control you through fear or panic. Do not abandon your efforts – persist. Sit up. Breathe. Shake it out! Now is not the time to give in.


The Shaman’s Leaves

On shamanic journeys, resistance is expected.
When this happens, the small mind
will think up every possible reason to give up
and retreat from your Soul’s journey.
The shaman then brings out his dried leaves
and shakes them in your face
for however long it takes
for the small mind to surrender.
These dried leaves contain yellow magic –
the courage to endure against all
manipulations of the mind.
See your fear for what it is.
Stay with it.
Endure.

 


Mind Body IntegrationMind Body Integration

For best results, gaze softly at the Circle both crossed over the midline of the body and uncrossed so that the communication is more complete.

Intuitive Learning Circles help you access your inner guidance and self-confidence to make proactive changes. Simply relax and gaze at the Circles while contemplating its message and positive affirmations. Your intuition will come forward and give you the help that you seek.


Further Exploration into the Medicine of the Shaman’s Leaves:

You have decided that things are supposed to happen in a certain way and because of your limited thinking, you are about to give up. Don’t. 

  • If you can stop thinking so much and open to the possibility of different scenarios, the block can remove itself.
  • If you can open yourself up to new ideas the world will respond to you differently.
  • If you refuse, you remain chained to outmoded thoughts, habits and behaviors that will naturally lead to self-defeat and self-pity.
  • If you are waiting for a guarantee, you will just keep delaying the completion of your goal. 
  • If your mind is telling you that something should be happening in a certain way ask your heart: “According to who and how would they know?” 
  • If you don’t have much self-discipline, now is a good time to develop some. 
Shamans Leaves

Do you need to stop trying to force something to work out a certain way and just trust the process? Nature has a way of righting things on its own; allow this to work for you.
It could be that a recurring pattern of post-traumatic stress is blocking your mind and making it hard to think clearly. Pent up energy needs to be released. Let the Circle help your body do what it needs to do. Use your breath, rhythmic motion, sound and visuals to bring the blockage up and shake it out. Once the stagnant energy is released, allow your body and nervous system to calm down with slower, deeper breaths and softer, rocking movements.
Or
Early childhood and/or cultural conditioning is blocking your spiritual connection. Take the pressure off of having to be a certain way. Doing the opposite of what you think you should do is often the cure. Visualize a warm breeze blowing anxious thoughts up and out of your mind, like a little whirlwind of leaves.


The medicine of Shaman’s Leaves is an excerpt from Gifts from the Rainforest

Available exclusively From Soul Resources LLC:

Animal Totems for Inner Guidanceby Rheanni Lightwater

OPEN YOUR HEART AND MAKE FRIENDS WITH THE SHAMANS LEAVES

Inspired by Design Therapy from the native tribes of the Amazon, the fifty-eight Intuitive Learning Circles and animal totems from Gifts from the Rainforest are self-healing tools for nature lovers who want to accelerate their spiritual growth and intuition.

♦ Find emotional healing  ♦ Deal with repetitive habits & attitudes that keep you stuck  ♦ Develop common sense  ♦ Learn to trust your gut instincts.  ♦ Receive messages from plant, animal & nature spirits.


Disclaimer:
The Intuitive Learning Circles should not be considered as an exclusive method of treatment. The appropriate medical or psychotherapeutic authorities should be consulted for the diagnosis and treatment of any medical or psychological condition. The information and practices described on this website are best considered as an adjunct to orthodox medical or psychological treatments.

Otter Medicine

Having Fun with Otter Medicine ~

Self-care and Personal Growth through Gifts from the Rainforest:

Otter Medicine from Gifts from the Rainforest14. Otter Medicine – the river otter embodies the spirit of playful, good-natured fun and helps us set our sights on having some. Remembering to have fun is good advice to take seriously.

Are you working too hard?

If so, what would help you have more fun?

Healing Action: Refocus your energy on having fun. Be more playful. Smile, laugh, enjoy a joke!


Otter Fun

What could be more playful than the Otter?
He splashes and dives through the water as if everything is fine.
Not a care in the world!
If you think this is foolish, think again.
Because whatever you think about you create more of.
So, which would you rather do?
Create drudgery, obligation and work
or
fun, relaxation and your heart’s desire?
If you don’t have enough fun, let Otter show you how.
If it’s hard to let go, let him give you a push.
If you don’t know what your heart’s desire is,
it’s time for an adventure.
Dive in.

 


Mind Body IntegrationMind Body Integration

For best results, gaze softly at the Circle both crossed over the midline of the body and uncrossed so that the communication is more complete.

Intuitive Learning Circles help you access your inner guidance and self-confidence to make proactive changes. Simply relax and gaze at the Circles while contemplating its message and positive affirmations. Your intuition will come forward and give you the help that you seek.


Further Exploration into Otter Medicine:

It’s time to have some fun. You’re taking things much too seriously. Have you thought about expressing yourself artistically? Dance, sing, have fun! Do this and you will have the power to inspire others to do the same.

Otter Medicine - Animal Totems
Otter Medicine

Developing a sense of humor will serve to lighten up the situation and your attitude. Calm down and recognize the truth about what’s going on. Things are not as bad as they seem. Most fun comes from doing things just for the sheer pleasure of doing them anyway. Take away the pressure, the have to’s, the should haves and second guessing.

Let Otter give you a quick lesson in reciprocity. Gaze into the Circle and imagine him smiling back at you.
1) Use the Circle to gather up your energy.
2) Place the objective of “having fun” in the center of the Circle like a bull’s eye. Focus your attention and intention on actualizing your objective.
3) Next, send your energy directly to it – like throwing a ball.
4) Allow the energy of your intention to come back to you and keep that going for several cycles. Repeat the affirmation: “I am invested in my own wellbeing,” and keep playing!

Humor is most skillfully used when it calls attention to the misuse of creative power. You may have an opportunity to do so at this time. If you are unsure where the misuse is taking place, look into the Circle and ask your heart, “Am I fooling myself in this situation?” If the answer is yes, ask to be let in on the joke.

If the answer is “no” ask for other Circles (#1 – 58) in this collection to give you a better idea of what the misuse of creativity is. When you’re willing to learn how to roll with the punches, even have fun with them, you can regain your balance quickly in both good times and bad.


Otter Medicine is an excerpt from Gifts from the Rainforest

Available exclusively From Soul Resources LLC:

Animal Totems for Inner Guidanceby Rheanni Lightwater

OPEN YOUR HEART AND MAKE FRIENDS WITH OTTER MEDICINE

Inspired by Design Therapy from the native tribes of the Amazon, the fifty-eight Intuitive Learning Circles and animal totems from Gifts from the Rainforest are self-healing tools for nature lovers who want to accelerate their spiritual growth and intuition.

♦ Find emotional healing  ♦ Deal with repetitive habits & attitudes that keep you stuck  ♦ Develop common sense  ♦ Learn to trust your gut instincts.  ♦ Receive messages from plant, animal & nature spirits.


Disclaimer:
The Intuitive Learning Circles should not be considered as an exclusive method of treatment. The appropriate medical or psychotherapeutic authorities should be consulted for the diagnosis and treatment of any medical or psychological condition. The information and practices described in Gifts from the Rainforest or on this website are best considered as an adjunct to orthodox medical or psychological treatments.

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