No More Sides

No More Sides

Pick a card,
choose a side,
but don’t ever
look inside,
it’s so much better
to duck and hide
from each other.

Be afraid, be so afraid
of every difference
that you see,
look through the lens
only partially,
locally,
not globally.

Ahh but don’t you
see, that inside
we are always free,
and when we look inside
we see,
the true face of
humanity.

It’s not our differences
that matter,
but all the ways
we are the same,
one family we be,
part of Gaia’s giving tree,
we can be free.

Embracing Oneness as our path,
diversity delights us at last,
And hand in hand we stand up
collectively.

We stand up for each other,
for our planet, She is our mother,
And what we do to her,
we do to each other.

And what we do to one another,
we do to ourselves,
In La’kesh,
we are connected,
I am another you.
And I wish always
the best for you.

Deep breaths now,
the time has come to band together,
to hold our candles in the rain,
as the world has gone insane,
fighting wars,
so much pain,
but in the center there is calm,
And that calm is where we be,
powerfully connected,
And Love will set us free!

© Kamea Moonmaiden 10/2017

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Kaypacha’s Weekly Pele Report, September 27, 2017

Kaypacha’s Weekly Pele Report, September 27, 2017

Well, Kaypacha is still at Maccu Pichu, Peru, treating us to the sight of The Temple of the Sacred Valley, the prototype of the time before Maccu Pichu, right at the gate of the ancient Incan trail.

This week we have Jupiter opposite Uranus (first pass was last December 27, Jupiter went retrograde and came direct March 3, and now the third pass was Wednesday). A very powerful day which has a lot to do with this whole year. We are entering a two week conjunction of Venus and Mars, they are both in Virgo. They are both opposing Neptune, Mars last week, and Venus this week. On Wednesday the Moon was exactly conjunct Saturn, then She joined Black Moon Lilith, then She entered Capricorn, and today she is in Aquarius.

He says he is a little bit out of it, been staying up late and waking up early, soaking up the energy of the sacred site he is blessed to be at. There is so much going on all around the planet, the events this year proving that the name he gave for this year, The Year of the End of Illusion, was no accident.

So as we come to the third pass of Jupiter opposite Uranus, here is also Venus opposite Neptune (along with Mars and Mercury right now). There’s either your personal unconsciousness setting you up, or Divine consciousness setting you up, but it’s all a big set up for your evolutionary growth. Venus opposite Neptune is also the end of illusion, for Neptune in Pisces has fantasies and illusions and no boundaries and no time and no limits unless it’s all good and let’s merge with everybody, blah, blah, blah, blah, but here comes Venus in Virgo, which is all about partnership, relationship, projection, shadow, learning and knowing yourself within and through the other, and this is what 2017 has been about.

The End of Illusion is brought about by Jupiter opposite Uranus, Jupiter in the sign of Libra shows us through partnerships that our partners are other people, our intimate close to others show us our illusions, show us to ourselves, and this creates the Uranus in Aries, which is revelation, enlightenment, it’s like, “Oh wow, that’s me, that’s my Aries, that’s my masculine energy, that’s my sexual nature” and so we are all getting revealed to ourselves through our partnerships. And, if you want to remain in illusion you could be avoiding relationships.

Apparently the internet at the Ashram is very slow, he says he didn’t know how long it was going to take to upload it, and he did manage to get it onto YouTube early yesterday morning.

This opopsition is going for quite a while, at least until October 10, when Jupiter enters Scorpio, and it’s in full effect because it’s a build up of everything that’s been going on all of 2017. The thing of polarity is that you can experience one or the other of the emerging aspects – Jupiter in Libra says yes, I will expand and learn and grow through partnerships, business, intimate, romantic, sexual, however. And Uranus in Aries is when I go into myself, or do my yoga or onto a mountaintop, I need freedom, independence, which brings ultimately the opening of the third eye.

Jupiter and uranus both have to do with truth. Jupiter has more to do with philosophy, with this world, the expansion of consciousness, and Uranus has to do with enlightenment, will give you your truth from your subconscious, from your unconscious. If you look at shamanism, Jupiter and Saturn are in the middle world, while Uranus is in the celestial world, so it’s celestial truth, penetrating, impacting and sometimes exploding this middle world.

If you look at Greek mythology, Uranus is older than Saturn, Uranus is Saturn’s father, so before time. Uranus is outside of time, so this is where we are talking about extraterrestrial intelligence, wisdom and truth. And Saturn is the father of Jupiter, so we have three generations here, it’s kinda like descent, descent, descent. So when Uranus comes in, it blows your mind, there are sudden events – the truth has been here all along, but it brings the aha moment, a time of instability. The truth comes in and it changes the whole picture. it changes reality.

So it’s important to see what house Uranus is in, Uranus in the first house says you have to be yourself, you have to be spontaneous and instinctive and own your desires, and guess what, this will interrupt your relationships even though Jupiter wants to go there. Jupiter in the tenth house makes us want to expand our businesses, get out in the world, expand reputations, but Uranus in the fourth house says you have to look at your past, your childhood, your family, your inner inner personal child, your inner world. Then the home life will explode and Jupiter is going to lose.

Ideally, the oppositions resolve themselves by reaching that center point of balance, which is like a wormhole to another liberated state of enlightenment. Balance your oppositions and you will find the truth within.

Uranus/Jupiter, Aries to Libra – is about finding freedom within the relationship. So if the relationship is able to meet the needs for freedom, if both are able to be fed, if both are given equal time, we balance these oppositions. So it’s like 50% I need to be in relationship and 50% I need freedom.

The other thing is the masculine and the feminine. The masculine is emptiness, the void, clarity, simplicity. The yogic path is a masculine path, gonna sit and do my kundalini yoga and experience nothingness, stop all distractions. The feminine is about connection. I want to connect with the earth, the sky, the clouds, the rain, with me and you, and so it’s all about connection, connection, connection.

And so this balancing of the masculine and feminine is another place where this Uranus/Jupiter opposition comes into play. And this will be going on for a year, while Venus opposite Neptune is just for a week or two. Looking at that opposition, Neptune says I don’t want to know the truth, I want to avoid, I want to not talk about it, I want to run away. So we have this tendency now, whether it’s through drugs, alcohol, sex, or travelling – leaving the scene.

Venus in Virgo, the powerful feminine energy is meeting up with Mars, the masculine, in Virgo. Venus in Virgo wants facts, the truth, what’s real, don’t give me any lies or deceptions – Neptune can be the deceiver. So this also has to do with the end of illusion, particularly when it comes to love, heart and relationship. Time to get down to earth, get clear, get straight, and that leads to Uranus and revelation.

So this is the best of times and the worst of times. A time when you’re seeing the truth, like it or not, it’s upsetting your job or your relationships, but it’s the truth, so it’s not about illusions anymore, you’re not going to build sand castles in the air, because at least now you can get your shit together, see who you really are and who your partner really is, what your life is really about, and go from there. Because now Jupiter is moving into Scorpio, Saturn is moving into Capricorn, Chiron is moving into Aries, and Uranus is moving into Taurus. This whole next year is huge!

This week’s mantra: My vision of perfection
now has to include not just me, I and we
but all creation too!

Venus in Virgo, all creation was founded on love, the first Incan king who married out of love instead of out of fear.

Kaypacha and his group connected with the rocks, the stars, the sky and ate the plants of the land, and the Mother spoke to them and they can feel the matrix, not the world wide web, the real matrix of Mother Nature, the intergalactic, interplanetary matrix, which is less temporary. Less temporary than the material where we worry about our bank accounts – the trees have been here longer than us. The rocks have been here even longer. The stars are even older. When we tap into the fundamental, long lasting nature of creation. But if you get a chance to get to the top of the world like where Kaypacha is right now, channeling Divine energy for us all.

He says all this and a little bit more, check it out here, it’s quite a treat!

Namaste. Aloha. So. Much. Love.

Rainbow Blessings of Love and Light. Om Shanti.

My Miracle Boy

My Miracle Boy


Twenty two years ago today, my labor finally truly began for the birth of my son Nicolas. He was over ten days post dates and I didn’t want an induction or another cesarean, which my daughter Alyssa, baby #4, was born by. A dear friend offered to help me stay at home as long as possible to prevent induction. I did a lot of research and lots of birthing affirmations, like “My body knows how to create a perfect, healthy baby and I will let it.” And, “My body knows how to give birth normally and I will let it.”

After bumpy road rides and some other recommended forms of self induction, my contractions finally began right about 2:00 p.m. that day. I called my friend and we began walking around the block. Alternating with sitting outside on the back patio, enjoying the weather which had become cooler finally as a thunderstorm was coming on in.

About 8:00 p.m. the storm got very close and a clap of thunder struck, breaking my waters. Now for me, every birth became longer and more difficult rather than more quickly and easier. Well, all my babies were big, ranging from 8-10 pounds.

We decided to get to the hospital at that time, for there was some meconium in the water. I labored all night long, walking up and down the halls as long as I could, and sneaking juice and crackers whenever the nurses weren’t in the room.

By about 7:00 o’clock in the morning, my doctor came to check me and decided to start IV fluids. A couple hours later they decided to start me on Pitocin. At that point I had been in so much pain for over 24 hours I asked for an epidural, even though I had hoped to have a completely natural birth.

So they did, and I dozed off for quite while. Woke to the urge to push and called the nurse, who checked me and probably figured it would take me hours to push since I had had an epidural. I pushed once and my baby’s head began to crown. So the nurse held his head back for ten minutes until the doctor arrived. Not my doctor, who had agreed to go with my birthing plan, but a doctor I had never meant before. I pushed twice and he was born, experiencing what is called a precipitous birth.

I told the doctor not to cut the life giving cord which would provide him with oxygen while he adjusted to living outside the womb, and he said in a thick Okie accent, “That’s not the way we do it with meconium.” And so he cut the cord and I swear if I had been able to move my legs I would have kicked his hands away. Then they handed my baby to an attendant, who deep suctioned him before giving him a chance to breathe. So during that process, he inhaled meconium and both his lungs burst. And they didn’t notice a thing was wrong with him while they washed him up and checked him out before giving him to me to nurse.

I tried to nurse but he couldn’t. He was breathing but would just back away and I could sense he was distressed, so I asked them to come check him out again. They took him back to the nursery and checked him out again for about twenty minutes and brought him back to me. By this point, he was already beginning to struggle to breathe, and there was no way he was going to be able to nurse. He was fighting for his life. So this time I called them and was adamant that he be checked out more thoroughly immediately, sensing this was a life threatening emergency.

They took him away and wouldn’t talk to me for hours. Every time I called, the only thing they would say was that he was very sick.

My daughter Nina drove the rest of the kids home and lit a candle and prayed, asking God for a sign that her new baby brother was going to be alright. Then she went in the back yard and a thousand birds flew by. And the day before he was born a Monarch butterfly landed on my belly and stayed there (as I sat resting on the patio behind my house in the warm sun) for about half an hour.

Those were both signs from the Heavenly realm. Signs that angels are watching over us, and especially immediately praying for intervention for a close loved one.

It wasn’t until about midnight that the doctor who saved Nick’s life came in and told us what was going on. They had to give him a chest tube twice and when that didn’t work, on a respirator. He also developed hospital acquired Group B strep septicemia, which they found out the next day. It not only got into his blood, it was in his respiratory and urinary systems. So they had him on all kinds of tubes and was strapped down because he kept yanking them out. My baby boy was a true fighter.

They told us not to touch him for it would make him excited but I insisted I must, knowing a mother’s touch can one of the most healing things for a newborn baby. They told me that was okay as long as I didn’t move my hand. So I held my hand on his little arm, or held it on his chest and looked into his hazel eyes and he looked back at me, and his eyes were clear and bright even though they had him sedated so as to not struggle so much and then another medicine to maintain his blood pressure. He told me without words not to worry, not to be afraid, that he would be okay.

His father was very supportive, as was my doctor, who arranged for me to be able to stay in the hospital for three whole days, due to the circumstances. So we stayed with Nick as much as possible, praying the whole time, and then would go to my room where I used a double Medela pump to provide colostrum for my baby. Then we would go to the chapel and weep and pray.

They told us to prepare ourselves for the worst. Fifty percent of babies who only had the Strep died, they said. And Nick was working on healing his lungs. They said the best case scenario would be that he would need to be on a respirator for at least a month.

So we prayed more, our families joining in. And at the end of his third day of life, his father’s sister and husband who is a pastor and their whole congregation were praying for Nick at the same time my mom and a spiritual group of friends were doing the same – one group in Indiana, my mom’s group in Los Angeles. Us in the middle. And right after we got back from the chapel, for we had been praying at that time too, not knowing about the timing of these serendipitous groups of people praying for our son, the nurse came running down to tell us Nicolas was breathing against the respirator, and she had already begun to turn it down. She was so joyous and we burst into tears and rushed to the nursery. His eyes had brightened even more, and we were told we could hold him the next day.

We had to go home that night, but by 5:00 a.m. I was asking if I could return to be with my baby.

The nurses loved us at that point and said yes. And there he was, respirator off, with a little hood for oxygen over him, NG tube pulled out too!

We were both able to hold him that day, and I was able to rock him and give him a bottle of my very own amazing colostrum. And the next day, I was able to finally nurse him. And my milk was already in, thanks to the powerful double Medela pump.

Next time the NICU doctor checked him, I told her we had prayed for a miracle, and she replied, “Well, it certainly worked! He is doing very well, a beautiful baby boy. He’s a fighter.” And she beamed at us.

He was transferred to the regular nursery the next day, but they kept him until he was 9 days old, a joyous day of returning home with our new baby finally. For we had pretty much lived up at the hospital with him until we could take him home.

And now he is an amazing, strong, loving, creative young man, about to turn 22 years old. Out of all of my six kids, only went through this one scary ordeal which turned into a miracle. And even though every baby is a miracle and I love all mine with all my heart, I will always call Nick Nixta Scheid my miracle boy.

The Hall Of New Beginnings

The Hall Of New Beginnings

Stuck between lifetimes
in the hall of new beginnings

this world between worlds

where infinite possibilities

stretch out
across

the imaginary boundaries
of time, space
And dimensions.

This No Time and No Space –
No-nothingness.

Unrecognized even by my kin
til their own true awakening began,
love and fear intermingled,
as my soul family
saw me for who I am

even hidden behind
that cloak of pain and scars,

for my kin had forgotten
we herald from the stars.

Planted in this dark place
to help new beginnings grow.

My children, now grown,
are my garden.

My offerings are to Spirit
in this world of magic.

Lifting the edge of the veil,
I see it has now been rent,
and know this is the time

we shall see face to face –
Oh Holy Grace.

Oh Holy Shift.

We are ascending.

Namaste.

© Kamea Moonmaiden

Woody Guthrie Festival

The clear and powerful
voice of Judy Collins
singing Diamonds and Rust
met my eager ears
as my friend and I
reached the Fields of Plenty.

My heart burst open wide,
as each song played
to full beauty and perfection,
touching the hearts and souls
of all as each true note lingered
in the clear night sky.

Judy sang This Land is Your Land
in honor of the people’s hero,
champion for human rights,
Woody Guthrie, whose guitar
was a weapon against fascists.

At the campsite earth magic
hung heavy in the air,
shadows loomed large
And people shared their
secret beauty and bluegrass music
throughout the night,
as each circle of players
created perfect harmony,
magical music rose to meet
the majestic silence
of Night and Nature.

Being still inside of me,
the Sun brought my heart
with it as it rose above
the prairie, whispering
to me, “I will drive you crazy,
delight you with my beauty,
amaze you with the awakening
life in the prairie,
I may terrify you with painful nights,
but I will help you face your fears
and force those inner demons
to leave you fearlessly,
for I have you to share
my journey with.”

© Kamea Moonmaiden

Kaypacha’s Astrology For The Soul, September 21, 2017


This week Kaypacha talks at us from the majestic peaks of Machu Picchu, Peru – such a gorgeous place! This wasn’t uploaded til early this morning because I did check last night – it must be a challenge with all his travelling and also being up in such a remote location at such a high altitude! Although, there are many people there, but he finds a beautiful private spot by a stream to tell us what the alignment of the planets means for us collectively, after giving us a wondrous view of the ruins.

This is a special time in the course of history. Jupiter is coming out of the womb after it retrogrades into Virgo before emerging into Scorpio on October 10. This correlates with Revelations 12 where it describes a woman crowned with 12 stars giving birth. Jupiter will be reborn into the transformational sign of Scorpio and assist us with our deep inner shadow work in the upcoming year. Venus, Mercury and Mars complete the 12 stars.

This is a funky time. Mercury in Virgo is still opposite Neptune in Pisces. Mars is coming in to oppose Neptune as well. The Sun is in opposition to Chiron. There is a lot going on. The Moon is going into Scorpio today, Friday the 23.

(And Happy Autumnal Equinox, my friends!)

Also, the Sun moves into Libra today. Sunday Mars in Virgo will be in direct opposition to Neptune in Pisces. Monday Mercury is squaring Saturn in Sagittarius. Jupiter has been in opposition to Uranus all year while moving forward til now, after direct pass and a short retrograde period, it will move into direct opposition before its final pass and entrance into Scorpio.

Tuesday the Moon will be in Sagittarius in exact conjunct with Black Moon Lilith and Saturn. THe Sun is making a T-square to Black Moon Lilith and Chiron and loosely Saturn.

Next week Mercury comes up and does the same thing. These are butt kicking aspects! Even Kaypacha’s butt is being kicked, and he is a master teacher. But still human like the rest of us.

Mars represents the will and Mercury our thoughts and ego – in Virgo this propels us to analyze, make perfect according to my will, what I think is perfect and needs to be fixed, but Neptune comes along, just like a hurricane, an earthquake, a tidal wave, and shakes things up.

Neptune is magic, great mystery – and we are never going to figure it out – we are just tiny specks in the great cosmos, (even though at the same each of us contains the entire cosmos within us). Neptune in Pisces encourages us to listen to the Spirits of the earth, to get out in Nature, speak, listen, lay out under the starry night sky and watch shooting stars. When we really see what’s going on with Nature, it can be so humbling.

Saturn moves into Capricorn on 12/20, so we are moving from fire and air into earth and water. Things are going to get heavy. There are deep, dark mysteries coming to the surface. Freud called it the unconscious, while Jung called it the collective unconscious. (I personally relate a great deal more to Carl Jung and his thoughts on archetypal patterns in the collective psyches of humanity).

Many of us may find ourselves either sensing or seeing multidimensional beings, spirits, faeries, and noticing our interconnectedness with all of Nature.

When we analyze, there are no reasons, only intentions. We each have primary soul intentions and lessons we came here to learn. Trauma, crisis, betrayal, disaster, loss of house, love, relationships – all these take us down the rabbit hole. It is like the matrix getting kicked out of the matrix. We can lose our identity, not know what to do, go through periods of no clarity or light. We have to let go and lose it and then we are reborn.

This time of mystery is very educational. A time where we can see teh hand of God, the mind of Creator, the will of Source. It’s essential to surrender when we have no choice, or the body may give out, or there it may feel like there is no more left to give, but there is! Grace, redemption, power greater than our conscious ego has a plan for us. Even Gaia shrinks down and is humbled by the Great Mystery.

Pay attention to dreams, images, bodily sensations, insomnia – and drink lots of water, get rest when the body calls for it.

Virgo in the 6th house is all about routine, while Neptune and Chiron oppose this (with my Moon in Pisces, no wonder routine is hard for me, I am more about spontaneity when the appointments are met, and the work is done).

Even though Chiron and Pluto are the tiniest planets, they represent the power to die and resurrect. So now is the time to be witness to ourselves. Pay attention – what is the message Spirit is giving here? There is a Divine will acting in our lives. We focus on ourselves, money, sex, material things, etc., which all make us distracted and we have to wake up and look beneath the surface.

There are powerful forces acting on the planet. We can below to the club. We can become shamans and magicians that uses these forces and subtle energies and delve into the deeper mysteries and purpose of life (or remember that we already are and that is why we returned to Gaia at this pivotal time in history). This is where we really become healer and master of our own lives.

Scorpio represents mastery. Water signs take ego out, evolve feelings. Pay attention to them and to the gut and listen, make the necessary changes and do the work.

This week’s mantra: As the old order dissolves into chaos
as a prerequisite for the new birth,
I see Spirit’s intentional restructuring Mother Earth.
These intense events show us the workings of our soul
and really are what are here to know, master, and ultimately
heal.

These intense events teach us to look at the footprints, follow those footprints and hunt for the mystery.

Namaste. Aloha. So. Much. Love.

(Finally able to type up a summary of my favorite astrologer’s weekly Pele Report – all these aspects have been kicking my butt in a major way, but I am strong and I am whole, and I am here for a reason, just like each of us, so am giving myself permission to heal and to blog, because even typing up another’s words and adding a few asides is very healing for me. I used to be a medical transcriptionist. Transcribing Kaypacha – although not word for word – is much more gratifying even though it’s just a service of love).

Rainbow Blessings of Love and Light, my friends. Blessed be.