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Monday, 16 January 2017

How This Magician Escaped The Matrix


'It's not your job to like me - it's mine'


'The Visionary'

Tarot: Page of Wands

Insight Meaning: “The truth is not always the easiest medicine to swallow. You walk a difficult vale. Not all who are around you can be as open and accepting as you. Be discerning. Use tact. Give consideration to those you interact with at this time. Not everyone can see the world as it truly is. Be wary of the fact there could be resentment & envy around you at this time"

Card Number:      16
Insight Gematria:   66
Oracle Suit: PERSONALITY
Magick Glyph: “Fearless Flame”
Glyph Affirmation: “I give you the torch of truth to shine before you; so when you see that flame you know what you see is the slakeless truth” 
Kabbalah:  Malkuth 

Light of Truth Oracle concept, design and all artwork copyright Matthew James 2017

Mountain Meditation

Langdale Pikes
Daily OM: Throughout history, humankind has stood in awe of mountains. The strength and sturdiness evident in the rocky crags and smooth slopes of peaks around the globe have from time immemorial inspired creativity and kindled courage. Mountains have been venerated by many cultures, which worshipped great summits as gods and sacred beings. In their looming presence, humanity has seen power, steadfastness, and resolve. Yet you needn't live near a mountain to tap into this vast energy of commanding grandeur. Conversely, since mountains are as unique in form as human beings, your locale may exist under the unwavering gaze of a small mountain without your knowing it. As you practice mountain meditation, the power that lurks in the heart of all mountains will flow into you while their essential beauty reminds you that you, too, are a creature of the earth. If there are mountains in your area, plan to spend some time enjoying the peaceful embrace of Mother Nature, which can be a potent meditation aid...read more>>>...

Thoughts to get you Thinking #89



"We know too much and feel too little. At least, we feel too little of those creative emotions from which a good life springs."-- Bertrand Russell

Many of the qualities that bring fulfilment in life are feelings, like love, joy, freedom and gratitude.

In our overly rational world, we tend to think about how we feel, which, of course, is not feeling at all – it’s thinking.

Honour your feelings and be willing to experience them. They give us valuable feedback about what is and what is not working in our lives. They are the signposts to meaningful inner work.

"With just a little education and practice on how to manage your emotions, you can move into a new experience of life so rewarding that you will be motivated to keep on managing your emotional nature in order to sustain it. The payoff is delicious in terms of improved quality of life."-- Doc Childre

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Snakebird

Moorhen Symbolism


Sunday, 15 January 2017

Fake Food vs. Real Food – A Question of Life or Death

Waking Times: As the New Year dawns, so does our thinking process have an opportunity to do likewise. And why not make it a first call to get your priorities sorted out about your 2017 eating habits? After all, it is the quality of the fuel that you put in the tank that ensures how well your engine runs.

Although they might look nice, the great majority of supermarket foods are just a brilliant con trick. And I’m telling you this, sensing that the majority reading this article are most likely still doing most of their food shopping in a supermarket or ‘superstore’.

Alright, so put on your safety belt, because I’m going to take you on a rapid ride down the isles of that ‘superstore’ just down the road from you.

First impression: Wow, so much choice! Wrong, the product range you are looking at is made up of many slight variations of ‘one food’, and that one food has a number of different manufacturers. So you go to get a litre or two of milk; Oh my! Six different mega dairies have their goods on display, all churning out the same white stuff (called milk), and they all look identical. Choice? Oh yes, you can have skimmed, reduced low-fat, or whole; all of which are pasteurised and homogenized. And, of course, there’s ultra heat-treated (UHT). But there’s no ‘milk’ available. I think you get my drift: each of those products is a denatured distortion of ‘real milk’. Real Milk is ‘illegal’ in these places – unless you’re in France. Raw unpasteurised milk, with nothing added or taken out: not allowed....read more>>>...

'Once you make a journey to a near impossible destination, you get to realise how everything and anything is possible'


Why Is This Powerful Addiction-Fighting Substance Banned in the U.S.?

Alternet: State legislators, medical marijuana patients, doctors and adult cannabis consumers have been stymied in many ways by the federal listing of cannabis as a schedule 1 controlled substance. However, cannabis is not unique in that regard.

For example, another powerful medicine plant, the iboga shrub, is likewise banned from medical use. What makes iboga a special case is that its major medical value has been as an effective treatment for addiction to alcohol and hard drugs.

Once again, the Drug War that is supposed to prevent addiction is used instead to withhold treatment from those who most need it...read more>>>...

The Social Media Exodus Has Begun. Here’s Where Everybody’s Going

 10 years ago, everybody was on MySpace. 10 years from now, the Twitters and Facebooks and YouTubes of today will be dinosaurs, abandoned by users sick of censorship and centralized control.Thankfully, the alternatives to these social media dinosaurs are already here, and they’re blockchain-based, torrent friendly, decentralized and censorship resistant.

Body Language

Daily Om: So much can be revealed to us when we listen to the language of our bodies. Our bodies are always speaking, sending us messages through the way we move, the sensations that arise from within, and the gestures and expressions that we make when we are communicating with others. Tuning in to the language of our bodies can be very enlightening, especially as most communication is believed to take place non-verbally. It is also believed that the body never lies, and that if we want to know the truth about ourselves and others, then we should listen to what our bodies have to say. Anyone who has ever flirted with someone they are attracted to has probably, at one point in time or another, brushed their hands through their hair or found themselves leaning forward to get closer to that person. Someone feeling defensive will tend to cross their arms over their chest, while a person who wants to withhold something may look away when speaking.

If you want to know how you truly feel about a person or a situation, then it is a good idea to tune in to what you are feeling inside. Excitement, nervousness, anxiety, and fear are just some of the messages that your body wants you to hear...read more>>>...

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Saturday, 14 January 2017

Moonwatch 14th January 2017


Thoughts to get you thinking #88

"As long as one keeps searching, the answers come." -- Joan Baez

Asking ourselves 'why?' helps us delve deeply into our main motives -- why we do what we do. This process helps us go deeper into our reasoning, habits and unconscious beliefs. Once we become aware of our underlying motives, we can choose to change them, if we wish.

Regularly ask yourself, 'Why am I...?' Listen closely for the answer that surfaces in your mind, and write it down. Now look at your answer and ask why again. Continue with this process to reach the true source of your motivation.

"Men are more accountable for their motives, than for anything else...."-- Archibald Alexander

Exposure to Radon Causes Lung Cancer but is Granite Causing Cancer?

Prolonged exposure to radon causes lung cancer and about 21,000 Americans die of radon-related lung cancer every year. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that radon causes between 6-15 percent of lung cancers worldwide. Evidence has recently surfaced that granite is causing cancer through the amounts of radon it emits through manmade granite products.

Radon is emitted through the decay of uranium which is widespread and naturally occurring in the earth’s crust. A dense, colorless, odorless and tasteless noble gas (Atomic Number 86), radon cannot be detected without a testing device. Because it is a radioactive gas, it can be deadly if inhaled or ingested in concentrated amounts. Both the Environmental Protection Agency and US Surgeon General strongly recommend that all homes be tested for radon on a regular basis....read more>>>...

Friday 13th Superstition?

So how was your Friday 13th? Mysterious? Scary? Uneventful? Do you associate any superstition to that date? A date that is supposedly linked to the massacre of the Cathars ... or to the fall of Atlantis ... a day many link to superstition and bad luck ....

Maybe there is something in it. Perhaps it is all just BS ... normally our Friday 13th's have passed without any event or any misfortune.

That was until Friday 13th January 2017. The day we had a power cut from approx 4.10pm AEST to 10.35PM AEST. The hottest day of the year so far at 38 degrees. Yes ... pure coincidence? Or evidence of the bad luck associated with Friday 13th?

Ask our local power providers why they chose the hottest day of the year so far to undertake planned outages that affected around 30,000 homes in Canberra. Why did they plan it for Friday 13th??? Someone in their organisation has a sick sense of humour, I say!!!

'Enthusiasm is the energy and force that builds literal momentum of the human soul and mind'


Favourite Places - Stranger Pond

Stranger Pond, ACT, Canberra

Maintaining the Flow

Daily OM: The essence of all being is energy. Our physical and ethereal selves depend on the unrestricted flow of life energy that is the source of wholeness and wellness. Though the channels through which this energy flows are open systems and influenced by factors outside of our control, we ultimately choose what impact these will have in our lives. It is up to us to identify and clear blockages in the energy field to ensure that flow is maintained. A healthy, grounded individual absorbs some portion of the energy emitted by other people and the environment, but this does not interrupt the continuous stream of balanced energy sustaining them. The same individual copes constructively with stress and upset, and they are not subject to the stagnation that frequently goes hand in hand with negativity. When we keep the energy in and around our bodies flowing harmoniously, we are naturally healthy, vibrant, and peaceful. Life energy flows through us like a swift stream when there is nothing to obstruct it, but various forces such as trauma, downbeat vibrations, and disappointments act like stones that impede the current...read more>>>...

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Thursday, 12 January 2017

'Use the key, unlock the door. See what your fate might have in store. Come explore your dream's creation, enter this world of imagination'


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CURRAWONG

Blue Skies

Daily Om: When we refer to a "beautiful day," we are often describing a day that is sunny, clear, and without a cloud in sight to mar a sky that is a brilliantly perfect blue. We find ourselves bouncing along, light in spirit, free from worries, and enjoying the moment. That is, until the clouds begin to form. The sky may turn grey, and a fog may roll in. Puffs of white take on whimsical, darker shades, and our beautiful day disappears along with the sunshine... or so it seems. A clear blue sky often inspires in us good cheer, bringing on a lighter, more carefree day. We may find ourselves spending time outdoors, breathing in the fresh air, and basking in the warmth of the sun. Yet should clouds appear to wash the sky with shadows, we may let this change of weather decrease our energy and enthusiasm, pulling us into our own cloudy funk....read more>>>...

Light Of Truth Oracle Cards 2nd Edition


Wednesday, 11 January 2017

'The darkness is needed for the light to shine'


Nazis, E.T.'s, Deep States, the Admiral Byrd Expedition and the Exposure of Antarctica's Hidden Realms

S.O.T.T: The story of Antarctica is the story of secrecy enshrouded in government nondisclosure and cover-up. Yet scientists from primarily the United States, Russia, United Kingdom and France, each largely working separately for decades, have guardedly unveiled layers of truth in small bits and pieces that reveal a mysterious, darkly hidden past. In fact up to 30 countries operate research stations on the continent. Despite the Antarctic Treaty signed by a dozen original nations in December 1959 promoting cooperation for shared scientific research that prohibits a military presence other than for adjunctive scientific purposes, more than a half dozen countries squabble over territorial claims - the UK, Chile, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, France and Norway. The US supposedly ceased its naval operations on the continent in 1998. But aside from US hegemon's presence, Russia's vested interest announced a year ago includes a naval expedition operating in Antarctica, its first in three decades, and seemingly a violation of the Antarctic Treaty. China also set up its first air squadron in 2016, ostensibly to support its four research bases. With increasing tensions between US and Eastern powers Russia and China, the geopolitics chessboard match on our southernmost continent appears to be gearing up like never before....read more>>>...

Covert Mind Control Programs and Mass Shootings

Waking Times: This article is going to be hard for some people to accept. Depending on what level of awareness you currently have and how far you have ventured into the rabbit-hole some of the information presented thus forward may be overwhelming and/or frightening some of the claims made may make you skeptical of the truth, again depending on your perception of reality. Before we jump into the realization that covert elements of the United States Central Intelligence agency and it’s black budget apparatus have been using military mind-control technology to implement false-flag terror attacks on the American people as part of a larger geo-political agenda, lets first ask ourselves if these type of technologies could even exist? ...read more>>>...

2016 Memories - A Favourite Place Revisited #5


7th April 2016 - I last set foot in Grasmere, Cumbria in the late 1990's. It was nice to taste 'Grasmere Gingerbread' again and see the familiar slate faced buildings.

Now Is the Time

Daily Om: Having a vision for our future that differs from our current circumstances can be inspiring and exciting, but it can also keep us from fully committing to our present placement. We may become aware that this is happening when we notice our thoughts about the future distracting us from our participation in the moment. We may find upon searching our hearts that we are waiting for some future time or situation in order to self-actualize. This would be like a flower planted in North Dakota putting off blooming because it would prefer to do so in Illinois. There are no guarantees in this life, so when we hold back we do so at the risk of never fully blossoming. This present moment always offers us the ground in which we can take root and open our hearts now...read more>>>...