What is Intuitive Counseling?

Many people wonder what Intuitive Counseling or what an Intuitive Counselor is. This question comes up because it isn’t very clearly articulated for the public. There are many people who use Intuitive Counseling for psychic or intuitive readings. Some of my clients want a reading for the purpose of knowing what is coming up and this is a wonderful gift to give yourself every once in a while. However most readings don’t assist you to grow and some readings can even create a self-fulfilling prophecy – which has a lot to do with how much power you give to these readings. And sometimes readings can go ‘off’ if the reader/psychic/intuitive is not so clear around their own triggers and maybe have even failed to work on their own triggers. Continue reading

Feb Newsletter 2017: The Question of Love

Happy Love Month

February is always Love Month on Intuitive Soul and as I pondered what I wanted to write this year, two very important signs came into my awareness. I watched “Arrival” and I prepared for my second interview with Linda Howe. Why are these important? In some ways they don’t have anything to do with love and in other ways they can shift your awareness of love completely. (Read article below)

We have two eclipses this month and Nancy Arruda will discuss below in What’s Up in the Universal Sky. Is anyone else exhausted? Emmanuel Dagher says we will feel a shift soon, I’m hoping to feel “The Spark is Back” soon! I’m also hoping that our Ground Hog will predict an early Spring, although, our winter hasn’t been all that difficult as much as no Sun Shine. I think that is why I’m so exhausted!?

 

 

intuitivesoul-personal-meditationI’m offering a new service of personalized 10 minute meditations that will include a set of wishes that are channeled to inspire you or someone you love for the Holidays or any day! This is a wonderful way to begin or end your day!

 

 

Our book “Realities of Creation” that I co-authored has been released. It looks fantastic and my chapter is on the Power of the Heart! Purchase your book today! It makes for a lovely gift, with 9 Powerful women offering a toolbox, filled with ideas to help us move beyond our pre-conceived notions and limiting beliefs. The reader can take a little from each of the contributors and craft the method of conscious creation that best works for them―with consistency, ease, and grace! Buy Yours Today!


My interview for this brand new series is on Feb 10th. Join us for this!

What’s Up in the Universal Sky this month: February 2017

As the saying goes… “All good things must come to an end!” Our several week of, “all planets in direct motion” comes to an end on February 6th as the planet Jupiter which represents,  luck, expansion and growth, stations retrograde at 23 degrees Libra 8 minutes.  I still think that 2017 is going to be much more exciting and rewarding then 2016 was, but the ease and push forward that many have been feeling will somewhat be brought to a halt.  It is time to look inwards to understand the growth process.  This particular retrograde is speaking to an inner transformation, which will have you developing your inner strength.  The transformation that transpires is one of spiritual development as we develop and create a new or stronger connection to our higher self.  Jupiter in Libra does create a strong desire to connect with people on a social level, but as it retrogrades one may feel like withdrawing from this dynamic.  The key is to focus on maintaining balance and peace as you allow yourself to reach into new territories of faith and trust.

This month there will be two eclipses.  Remember, eclipses are all about releasing what no longer serves your inner and outer realties.  We finish up with the final bit of releasing the Karmic Completion energy of 2016 with the Solar Eclipse on February 26 at 8 degrees of Pisces 12 minutes.  Before that happens, we do integrate the release that is necessary with the lessons of 2017 with the Lunar Eclipse at 22 degrees Leo 28 minutes on February 10th.

So we are a little mixed up, clearing the new energy, before clearing the old energy and in some way they are intertwining to bring us the ability of RELEASE before embracing the GIFT!

What is lingering on a Karmic level that you need to finally move forward with letting go of?  That is what the Pisces Solar Eclipse is asking us. Is there anything lingering from 2016 that you need to finally clear from your energy field?  What tasks can you perform now that allow you to walk away from situations or people that no longer serve your highest good?  Ponder that towards the end of the month, I am sure the Universe is going to show you what that is.

But if you recall, before you can even think about clearing that karmic residue of last years lessons, one must really take a look at their creative process.  You should also keep in mind the ego may have some challenges with this.  With the Solar Eclipse, we are looking at things that are stopping us from living life with an open heart.  Our heart chakra is going to poked and prodded as we process what the universe is showing us in regards to NOT living with an open heart.  There are many layers to understanding what is blocking us from living life that is filled with Love and Joy.  So keep your eyes open and keep your heart open, as you venture into the unknown reality of your heart chakra to see how you need to integrate forgiveness.  One can not forgive if one does not acknowledge or accept that forgiveness is a necessary part in the human dynamic of heart centered evolution.  Remember, we are always at choice; the choice here is to accept or not accept the quest the Universe is sending you on.

In the Month of February, start the spring cleaning early.  Let go, release, purge all those things that are stopping you from being in the place you desire at a heart center.  Most of all, tap into the LOVE that is available to everyone and spread the JOY through your open heart!

Nancy Arruda is a psychic-intuitive who uses the tools of Astrology and Tarot to gain understanding into the spiritual realms.  She believes in focusing on doing what you love to do.  Living life through your heart center and allowing your inner light to shine!  Visit her at www.universalsky.com

Inspiration: The Question of Love

In the movie “Arrival” I was completely enthralled with the last question Louise asks Ian: “If you could see the whole story of your life from start to finish would you change things?” Without giving away the movie this is the perfect question for all of us. If you knew your whole life story would you make different choices? Would you live life to the fullest, knowing that things will happen, but we can choose how we want to respond to them? We don’t have to Love differently just because we know that someone will leave or die! We can choose to embrace all the beauty and perfection that exists in this moment.

It made me think: just because someone is going to leave does it mean it was less significant or that it was a failure? We have a tendency to protect our heart believing our heart can be broken. We also tend to create addictions so that we don’t have to feel our discomfort. What if that wasn’t really why we were here? That it isn’t about the love we are able to hold onto but rather the capacity to love. What if everyone in our lives are here to assist us to expand our ability to open our hearts, to Love unconditionally and to know we are loved? This is what we all want anyway, to love and be loved. So why would we love less or feel less loved just because someone leaves? And why do we believe that once they leave we have to throw out everything that reminds us of that relationship?

This pondering led me to my second sign. I was preparing for Linda Howe’s interview about her book “Healing through the Akashic Records: Using the Power of Your Sacred Wounds to Discover Your Soul’s Perfection”. She talks about the purpose of people in our lives triggering our Sacred Wounds and that the role of the offender is to teach us to love unconditionally! Does it get more powerful than that?

So if we can see our whole life from start to finish and we knew about all the relationships in our life and we knew from our Soul’s Purpose it is about learning to love unconditionally would we change anything? Or could we just stop worrying about the length or whether this relationship becomes ‘the one’? Could we just enJOY every moment we have and LOVE?

To me this changes everything. I personally have gotten all caught up in my relationships: from friends to the friends who leave, to my romantic relationships or the lack thereof, to whether once I begin dating thinking of where this will go instead of just enjoying the time I get to spend with them. My ‘Sacred Wound’ is abandonment and although I have learned to stop taking things so personally it is still my Sacred Wound and it is still the primary concern I have when people stop communication with me. I still wonder what have I done wrong. Knowing that my Sacred Wound is really what I have chosen to help me love unconditionally definitely adds a new dimension to my life. Knowing that the friends and lovers in my life are here to help me love unconditionally is a very profound thought! Even the ones who appeared to betray or hurt me are actually still here to show me how to love unconditionally.

Think about the implications of this and the question of love. Love is! Love isn’t attached to a person, place or thing. It is the expression of our Soul. It is the expression of Source. If every encounter and every trigger of our Sacred Wound is really an opportunity to Love unconditionally what would that look like? And would we, could we, change each opportunity if we knew our lives from start to finish? Or is it a matter of how we choose to experience each moment and relationship? In “Arrival” the question was quite a bit more intense however and my questions arose because of how powerful this one question is.

Things will continue to ‘happen’ around us, relationships will come and go, but our capacity to love is unlimited. The question of love isn’t “Will it happen?”; it is “Can I love unconditionally?”

Love month isn’t just about romantic love, friendship or family love, it isn’t about the confusion around self-love, it is: can I love unconditionally? Can I release the need to only love when the right circumstances occur? Can I love knowing that this person can leave or die? Can I love without judgment? Can I look into another’s eyes and see the unconditional love they have within them? Can I know that they are in my life, whether for a long time or short time, to teach me about unconditional love?

I choose to say ‘YES’ but my Sacred Wound is still there and it may always be there but at least now I am knowing that it is there in the first place to help me Love Unconditionally. When can we let go of this need to change, fix, or heal our Sacred Wound and just BE … and loving unconditionally ourselves and others? And enJOYing the ever present moment regardless of how long it will last or whether or not it will hurt us later. I choose to see Love differently now. I choose to see my Sacred Wound differently now. I choose LOVE! How about you?

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If you want to join us for a live taping of News for the Heart, you can join us on BlogTalk. Let me know & I will post all the information on Facebook!

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Nancy Arruda Feb 1st
Jean Adrienne Feb 6th & 20th

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Dec Newsletter 2016 ~ Holidays and Gratitude

Happy Holidays!

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I want to wish everyone a Magical Holiday Season!

As some of you are aware my good friend Jean Adrienne had a near-death experience that came from a life altering accident. From this experience she learned detachment and Gratitude. This is why my message this Holiday Season is about Capturing the Christmas Spirit In the Magic of the Holidays! Gratitude is all about connecting into the Spirit of the Holidays, the innocence of our childhood and BEing Open to the Miracles in our lives (big or small). I am Grateful for all of  YOU!

This is a big month astrologically speaking, Nancy Arruda and I discussed the events in our last show, the one I want to draw attention to is Mercury Retrograde as it will impact your Christmas Shopping and New Years Eve plans. Ensure you double check anything electronically done as Mercury is the trickster with anything electronic! More below.

intuitivesoul-personal-meditationI’m offering a new service of personalized 10 minute meditations that will include a set of wishes that are channeled to inspire you or someone you love for the Holidays or any day! This is a wonderful way to begin or end your day!

Our book “Realities of Creation” that I co-authored has been released. It looks fantastic and my chapter is on the Power of the Heart! Purchase your book today! For the coming months, I will be doing a series of interviews on the book, see Facebook for updates. It would make A wonderful Christmas Gift. Buy Yours Today!

What’s Up in the Universal Sky this month:

December, a time to connect with family as we embrace the spirit of giving and enjoy the festivities!

This particular December is packed full with astrological activity.  Such as; Chiron stationing direct on December 1st, allowing all of us to embrace their healing journey with HOPE!  Hope that comes from a place of innocence which stimulates feelings of warmth at the heart center.

The Full Moon in Gemini on December 3rd allows you to acknowledge the changes within your creative imagination.  I am mentioning the Full Moon in Gemini because Gemini’s ruling planet, Mercury will be stationing retrograde on December 19th.  (It will be retrograde until January 8th, 2017).  This retrograde cycle is asking everyone to PLAY MORE, to be ACTIVE and see where your creative vs logical thoughts require a re-alignment.  The pre shadow starts on December 1st and the post shadow last until Jan 27.  So be aware of miscommunications.  If you notice, you are wrong, then make sure that you can correct yourself according!  Saying “sorry” can go a long way!

Saturn in Sagittarius will trine Uranus in Aries  on December 24th allowing individuals to infuse taking responsibility with any new and exciting projects or concepts.  This aspect allows for a breakthrough in your life as you explore new interests that arise.  This aspect will return again on May 19th and November 11, 2017.

Changes are necessary when Jupiter in Libra opposes Uranus in Aries on December 26th.  The change can be sudden and dramatic or it can simply be a break in your routine.  With the activation of this Aries / Libra polarity relationships are highlighted.  If you are noticing a breakdown in your relationships, career or way of life, then take some time to ponder on what you desire to create a new.  Do not hold onto the old way of being, but rather, embrace the change the universe is imposing upon you.  This aspect will return again on March 2 and September 28th, 2017 .

Saturn in Sagittarius square Chiron in Pisces on December 28 activates the need to let go of emotional patterns which holds back your true self.  Know that this is a sensitive time, and it is best to use this time with introspection.  Take some time to ponder on the past.  You will have the opportunity to expand your understanding of the past, so that you can move forward with wisdom and new insight into what you need to heal on a spiritual level (which can vibrate down into the mental, emotional, and physical layers of BEing).  This aspect returns again on April 30 and November 2, 2017.

We close the year with the New Moon in Capricorn on December 29th, as well as, Uranus stationing Direct on that day a few hours after the New Moon.   The New Moon offers the perfect setting for setting your intentions for 2017!  With mercury currently retrograde in the sign of Capricorn, keep your intentions some what open to change.  Focus on what you desire to build in your life!  Focus on the foundation in which you desire to build upon.  Be open to changes transpiring within these intentions as Uranus is activating the surge of the unpredictable into your formula.  There is interplay of yin and yang taking place and the desire is to have both sides of the energy find an appropriate balance.  Non-action vs action.  Introspection vs sharing your ideas or growth,  power vs force!  Victory happens when balance is attained.  Enjoy the remainder of 2016!

Nancy Arruda is a psychic-intuitive who uses the tools of Astrology and Tarot to gain understanding into the spiritual realms.  She believes in focusing on doing what you love to do.  Living life through your heart center and allowing your inner light to shine!  Visit her at www.universalsky.com

Inspiration: Holidays and Gratitude!

id-100305064As we come into the Holiday Season, which is always a Magical time for me, I want to offer a way for us all to BE Grateful for all that we have.

October was a very challenging month for me and November allowed me to uncover new ways and new perspectives to come into alignment with my Health and Well-Being. I am feeling better than I have in years and my energy and health have improved significantly. What changed? Well despite two mega doses of antibiotics and some natural health supplements to super charge my immune system perhaps what changed is that we are in the end of the nine year cycle (As previously discussed, 2016 is a 9 year in numerology and after Sept 9th [9-9-9] to Jan 1st, 2017 [1-1-1] when we begin a new cycle we will be releasing a lot of ‘things’ that are no longer necessary in our lives; from people to beliefs.) and I believe that cycle is what has been holding me in a certain pattern that is finally ready to be released. And in this ‘feeling good’ phase of my life I now feel like I have outgrown the limiting aspect of this cycle!

So, I have a lot to be Grateful for!

I came across this beautiful interview with Buddhist Monk Phap Dung in response to the question about what people can do who are feeling very fearful and uncertain about America and the planet. His response was beautifully worded! [For the full interview go here… http://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2016/11/22/13638374/buddhist-monk-mindfulness.]

“We see the mind like a house, so if your house is on fire, you need to take care of the fire, not to go look for the person that made the fire. Take care of those emotions first; it’s the priority. Because anything that comes from a place of fear and anxiety and anger will only make the fire worse. Come back and find a place of calm and peace to cool the flame of emotion down.”

 I felt this quote was especially pertinent to all that is going on this last month and how we can take time this Holiday Season to take care of Our House and not project our fears, anxiety and anger onto our friends and family. The holidays can be particularly stressful for many people and emotions come up. And these emotions come up for us during the Holidays are often triggered by something related to what occurred during the first seven years of our lives. With the added anxieties that many are experiencing – especially in this season – we have an opportunity to ‘Remember the Magic’ and be in charge of how we want to BE and how we want to respond instead of directing the fire outside of us!

Taking responsibility for our reactions and emotional fears is something that isn’t always easy and is something that we would rather blame on someone else. These reactions and fears are the triggers that our egos would rather not deal with nor take responsibility for. Holidays often dredge up some of our worst fears and reactions – our disappointments, feeling alone, feeling unsupported, sensing unexpressed anger and sadness – that we often don’t acknowledge as they lie deep below the surface of our unconscious until triggered. Our families often take the brunt of these reactions.

However, this time of the year has another energy available to us. It is the Magical Beauty of Giving and Loving, the True Spirit of Christmas. I like to remind my listeners and readers every year that the Magic of the Holiday season is beautifully powerful. It exists because of the underlying energy available around unconditional giving and sharing. It exists because of the saying that is so prevalent everywhere: “Peace on Earth and Good Will towards Men”. I prefer to believe the use of ‘Men’ is a general statement that doesn’t reflect which gender we are and that this statement offers a Blessing for everyone. This Blessing forwards a prayer into the world that is sacred to those we love as well as to the planet and reflects an energy that we can tap into.

Gratitude and the Magic of the Holidays are similar energies that we can tap into if we remember and uncover the child-like innocence of our youth. When we can find the ‘gift’ in all our experiences and the Higher Purpose that is always present – or accept that there is a ‘higher purpose’ even when we can’t see it – we can tap into Gratitude and further the Magical energy of Unconditional Love and Sharing in the Holiday Season. When we can tap into the child-like exuberance of the innocence of our youth before love became conditional we experience similar energies.

To me it is about finding your inspiration. I’m often inspired by magical movies like Harry Potter (the first three movies before the series became darker), Fantastic Beasts, and Christmas themed movies (any time of the year). I’m equally inspired by the magical remembrance of a first kiss and falling in love or the love of a pet. Pets to me are very special. If you have never experienced the unconditional love of a pet before I would recommend it.

I encourage you to find your inspiration and Remember the Magic of the Holidays while BEing Grateful for all that is YOU. And remember that you can Share Unconditionally this Love and Gratitude from within to all that is outside you.

I wish you all the Happiest Holiday Season, full of Magic and Gratitude!

Upcoming Shows & Guests

If you want to join us for a live taping of News for the Heart, you can join us on BlogTalk. Let me know & I will post all the information on Facebook!

I have live tapings at 1PM with: 

Jean Adrienne Dec 5 & 19th
Nancy Arruda Dec 28th
Tom Campbell Dec 29th

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With Love and an Open Heart, Laurie

 

Holidays and Gratitude!

id-100305064As we come into the Holiday Season, which is always a Magical time for me, I want to offer a way for us all to BE Grateful for all that we have.

October was a very challenging month for me and November allowed me to uncover new ways and new perspectives to come into alignment with my Health and Well-Being. I am feeling better than I have in years and my energy and health have improved significantly. What changed? Well despite two mega doses of antibiotics and some natural health supplements to super charge my immune system perhaps what changed is that we are in the end of the nine year cycle (As previously discussed, 2016 is a 9 year in numerology and after Sept 9th [9-9-9] to Jan 1st, 2017 [1-1-1] when we begin a new cycle we will be releasing a lot of ‘things’ that are no longer necessary in our lives; from people to beliefs.) and I believe that cycle is what has been holding me in a certain pattern that is finally ready to be released. And in this ‘feeling good’ phase of my life I now feel like I have outgrown the limiting aspect of this cycle! Continue reading

A Meditation Just for YOU

intuitivesoul-personal-meditationDoes stress, anxiety, self-sabotage, and sleeplessness create obstacles on your path to achieving health, happiness and success?  Do you wish to overcome your fears and act on your dreams, hopes and passions?  Or simply begin — or end– your day being connected to your inner BE-ing?
The best way to bring about feelings of calm for the body, heart and soul is to seek inner peace and banish negativity through meditation. It can also empower your mind to take control of your physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual well-being!

Continue reading

Nov Newsletter 2016 ~ Resistance to Letting GO

Happy Fall and American Thanksgiving!

fall2016October has been a challenging (interesting) month. With the passing of my heart, then getting a terrible infection/flu and fraudulent charges to a credit card, resistance has been showing up in my life BIG TIME! Plus, Halloween is the year anniversary of my brother passing away. I guess I should have expected something to come up because I explored the topic of resistance last month.

But the leaves are finally changing, although I’m still not sure we’ve actually had our first frost yet. We’ve had the warmest month of October as well as summer season in history. I’m not eager for the return of winter, and with all the challenges I’ve had this past month, I’m still enjoying this gorgeous fall!

Our most interesting transit this month seems to be with Neptune and our North Node, which Nancy Arruda shares that it is about “Soul Alignment”. It seems we are being pushed into Letting Go as we end this 9 year cycle and head into a 1 year with 2017. I guess that means I’m on track with all the personal work I have been doing.

Our new book “Realities of Creation” that I co-authored has been released. It looks fantastic and my chapter is on the Power of the Heart! Purchase your book today! For anyone who purchases our book and writes a review on Amazon, you will receive a free month of  our Heart-Centered Support Group! For the coming months, I will be doing a series of interviews on the book, see Facebook for updates.

What’s Up in the Universal Sky this month:
There may be an abundance of confusion as we enter into the month of November.  On November 3rd Neptune in Pisces will oppose the North node in Virgo (which also means he will be conjunct the South Node in Pisces).  That in itself may sound confusing, but let me try to clarify.

Neptune resides of the realm of Soul.  He is connected to the depths of the Ocean, the place that is connected to the depths of the unconscious mind.  It is here that we store our Souls lessons, those concepts that we are working thought in this lifetime that may be difficult to rationalize or even realize.  At 10 degrees of Pisces, we are learning and integrating “mastery”.  Can you define what you are trying to master in life?  Not just now, but in the whole picture of your purpose on earth.  At  10 degrees of Virgo we are focusing on “self transcending the activity of the mind”. Can you see how the duality of this reality is keeping you stuck in duality?

When we look at the energies separately, we may have some awareness into what is transpiring.  How the mind can limit our Soul on the path that it is on.  How can we master this energy?  How can we utilize the power of the Soul to overcome the lessons we are learning?  I don’t really have an answer to those questions, but those are the questions you need to ask yourself.

As our Soul pushes us forward on a path that we are not certain of, one can expect some time of inner conflict.  It is difficult to master what one is not aware of, but we must focus on the learning our Soul desires.  We must develop skills that assist us with transcending the natural limitations of the mental and spiritual realms.  Have you ever noticed how you attract your thoughts?  Have you even noticed how your thoughts create your current reality?  Open up the mind and rise above its need to distract you through the overactive mental energy tat is taking place.  Pull in some spiritual vibrations, like trust, faith and hope to integrate into your experience both on a mental and emotional level.  Sure, one can think they have hope or faith, but in truth, you must also feel those aspects integrating into the core of who you are.

Allow the creative thoughts that are aligned with higher vibrations of joy and love to infuse into your cellular structure and if you do, confusion will lift and clarity will become a natural state of your BEing.

Try to avoid escaping or the use of behaviours that have you desiring not to connect with your highest Soul Self.  Instead, look at what is transpiring within your mind and body, for those are connected to the lessons of the Soul.

Soul alignment is taking place right now, and it is the type of thing that you may think you can connect to on an intellectual or analytical level, but in truth, you can not.  You can only practically apply the desire to rise above the limitations you may be feeling and integrate the vibrations of the light into who you are.

The desired outcome is wholeness, ONEness and a connection to the Divine that allows you to see, feel and think with the up most clarity.

Nancy Arruda is a psychic-intuitive who uses the tools of Astrology and Tarot to gain understanding into the spiritual realms.  She believes in focusing on doing what you love to do.  Living life through your heart center and allowing your inner light to shine!  Visit her at www.universalsky.com

Inspiration: Resistance to Letting GO

id-100133534So, as resistance continued to present itself I came across a book (first the audio book and then I purchased the e-book) of one of my favorite teachers, David Hawkins, called “Letting Go: the Pathway to Surrender”. I’m not sure if this is the last book he wrote before he passed because some of it felt old and out of date and the rest of it was critical to what I needed. Currently Hay House has this e-book for only $1.99 until Nov 7th both US and CAD; a wise investment.

I realized that the process of Letting Go is not a new concept as I have read books on a similar theme including “Busting Loose from the Money Game” by Robert Scheinfeld (Wiley 2006), and I have written extensively on this theme in my blogs during a time when I knew I needed to Let Go. However, when it comes to the Resistance I have been experiencing this month I knew how important a process it was going to be. In fact, David Hawkins believes that the process of Letting Go leads to enlightenment and raising our map of consciousness to that of Peace (1st stage of enlightenment calibrates at 600. To know more about David Hawkins Scale of Consciousness go here).

So, what was I resisting? It seemed that my theme of resistance created a clear path to areas in my life that I haven’t been conscious of. My health concerns, which I have been working on for the past few years, seemed to get amplified by a fever of 102 which, considering I usually run a bit cooler than average, felt all encompassing. However, instead of shifting to acceptance and allowing so that I could “Let Go”, I began focusing on the pain and figuring out where it was coming from and why it was so debilitating. My focus was on resisting it! I wasn’t seeing the Divine in any of it. I was resisting getting medical attention because I dislike antibiotics and felt it was viral. Although part of it may have begun as a viral infection another part of me knew that it was a tooth infection that was going septic through my blood. The pain continued to get worse and if I closed my eyes to see where the pain stemmed from it was coming from my tooth.

Then the question of why I wasn’t healing viral and bacterial infections arose. Several years ago I was working with someone who kept telling me how sick I was and I just couldn’t create a healing energy to fight these numerous different ailments. And therein lied the problem: we try and ‘fight’ illness. We “Resist” illness!

I knew the answer lied in “Letting GO”!

But what is Letting GO? It comes from the acceptance of the Divine within us. It comes from remembering “Who we are”; from moving into the NOW moment and shinning the Essence of “Who we are” through us. It is from acknowledging that thoughts are caused by repressed or suppressed feelings and that these repressed or suppressed feelings are creating illness within our bodies. We surrender a feeling by allowing it to be there without condemning, judging or “Resisting” it. We also need to “Let Go” or “surrender to” the underlying payoff of that which makes us ill (such as accepting our own victimization or even accepting energy from others that acknowledges us as being victims).

Feelings aren’t the Real Self; the Real Self, the Inner Self, always remains the same and is our “True Essence”, our Divine Nature. When we remember “Who we are” we can “Let GO” from the higher perspective of our Real Self. However sometimes we need to feel our feelings instead of continuously distracting ourselves because we are uncomfortable. Feeling is the only way to release the energy underneath our ‘resistance’ because if we don’t know what we are feeling we probably don’t even know that we are repressing or suppressing and resisting in the first place.

The thing is: I think we all are aware of the areas we are resisting. They are the areas that aren’t flowing in our lives. I just chose to see all of my resistances within these six weeks because I began looking at resistance as a theme. And what we look at grows!

I guess I chose mid September and October to become aware of what I needed to see in my life so that I could truly move forward and walk my talk. I’ve been choosing to evolve my consciousness towards love and transcend areas that I’ve been avoiding in my life even when I thought I was ‘seeing’ them.

As I write this my infection continues because there is an emotion that I’m not “Letting Go” of and that emotion maintains dis-ease even with the extra strength antibiotics I am on and I think this is because I’m requesting to fully embrace “letting go” and I know when that will be complete: when either I accept what is happening to me or I fully ‘let go’ of whatever has it’s grasp, presently, on my physical body.

I am choosing to “Let GO” and I know that this process will happen as long as I stop distracting myself with what is “happening” and accept and “Let Go and Let GOD” into the part of me that knows my Divine Spark and Remembers Who I AM!

Upcoming Shows & Guests

If you want to join us for a live taping of News for the Heart, you can join us on BlogTalk. Let me know & I will post all the information on Facebook!

I have live tapings at 1PM with: 

Jean Adrienne Nov 21st
Nancy Arruda Nov 23rd
Tom Campbell Nov 29th

More are joining the excitement! Check Facebook

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Resistance to Letting Go

id-100133534This has been a challenging (interesting) month. With the passing of my heart, then getting a terrible infection/flu and fraudulent charges to a credit card, resistance has been showing up in my life BIG TIME! Plus, Halloween is the year anniversary of my brother passing away. I guess I should have expected something to come up because I explored the topic of resistance last month.

So, as resistance continued to present itself I came across a book (first the audio book and then I purchased the e-book) of one of my favorite teachers, David Hawkins, called “Letting Go: the Pathway to Surrender”. I’m not sure if this is the last book he wrote before he passed because some of it felt old and out of date and the rest of it was critical to what I needed. Currently Hay House has this e-book for only $1.99 until Nov 7th both US and CAD; a wise investment. Continue reading

News for the Heart talks with Tom Campbell on our Resistance to our Fears.

tomcampbellLaurie Huston from News the Heart is talking with physicist Tom Campbell on our Reality. This is a deep conversation about how we resist our fears. It is always about Choice, however our fears are often unconscious. We discuss that Tom’s work on News for the Heart is how to apply his theories. We talk about how we often are concerned about our symptoms and not the cause of the problem. We tend to focus on the goal, where life is a process. Generally, we are focused, and our intent is looking at what is wrong and how to fix, change and manipulate the situation. We focus on what to do, vs how we can BE and who we are from a BEing level. The whole point of this physical reality is to make choices and to evolve the quality of our consciousness towards love through making ‘loving & caring decisions’; choices about others not just yourself. We have to own our problems, take responsibility for our choices and own our triggers. However, this process isn’t easy and it takes a level of courage to deeply make changes from this BEing level. We have to want to stop being a victim, blaming others or our situations on something outside ourselves and take full responsibility. To authentically look at how our fears continue to add to our story and keep us from evolving in a loving inner BEingness. We shared that when we are focused on our fears, our story, it is all about ME and our Ego; it’s all about YOU! And that’s the problem, as long as you stay unconscious of your fears, you will continue to choose your fears. However, if you can become conscious of your choices you will get an opportunity to make another choice, one of Love! Join us for this fascinating discussion! We’re Getting to the Heart of what Matters!

Oct Newsletter 2016 ~ Resistance blocks Joy!

Happy Fall & Halloween!

halloween2016This month began with a Heart Wrenching decision that left my Heart Aching. Jasper took with him a piece of my Soul and left me with great knowledge. I knew that I had to dedicate something to him, so I wrote a blog and included some of my favorite pictures. You will be missed by more than just me, but you were my Heart!

I have a two telesummits coming up this month!
burnouttobrilliantsummitI’m speaking in a brand new interview series my friend and colleague, certified coach and medical doctor Dianne Ansari-Winn, is offering.

It’s called From Burnout to Brilliant: Invaluable Strategies to Become More Vibrant, Purpose-Driven, and Wildly Successful! and it’s designed to help you achieve the work-life balance you deserve – by giving you skills and strategies to get your energy back, take better care of yourself, enjoy better relationships, and enjoy your work.

I’m one of the more than 20 featured speakers for this interview series, which runs October 7-October 27, and I’d love for you to join us (at no cost) by signing up here: Reduce Your Stress & Enjoy Your Life <<< Sign Up Here At No Cost

sacred-storiesStep into a space that’s filled with wisdom, inspiration, encouragement, and love – where all of this is given freely and openly to you. Experience your POWER when you join me on Sacred Stories Telesummit ~ Season 6. Listen to 20 of the spiritual leaders of today share their personal sacred stories and their wisdom and amazing gifts and abilities with you. Oct. 3rd – Nov. 3rd! I will be speaking on Oct 12 @ 12 EDT. Join for FREE now! #SacredStories

Join me for these Telesummits, they will be Powerful!

Our new book “Realities of Creation” that I co-authored has been released. It looks fantastic and my chapter is on the Power of the Heart! Purchase your book today! For anyone who purchases our book and writes a review on Amazon, you will receive a free month of  our Heart-Centered Support Group! For the coming months, I will be doing a series of interviews on the book, see Facebook for updates.

What’s Up in the Universal Sky this month:
We finish the month of September with a New Moon that takes place in the sign of Libra.  Keep in mind The Sun is in this sign as we begin the month of October.  Libra’s vibration is all about love, harmony, unity and peace.  It is important to remember that this is the energy of this month until the Sun moves into the sign of Scorpio on October 22nd.

If you were lucky, you will have the opportunity to discover what is blocking you from attaining peace.  I am not necessarily saying this has anything to do with fortunate outcomes.  But rather, if you were lucky, you could see or discover what is keeping you in a place of unfulfillment, a place of lacking peace, unity and love.  Perhaps the universe showed you something that you did not think was holding you back.  You would not necessarily view that as luck on a superficial level.  But if you use this awareness as an opportunity to heal, to access the love you desire for yourself, then you are ahead of the game.  That is the luck that I am speaking of.

With Jupiter in Libra all year, we are looking to find that balance within the self.  That place of peace.  In order to understand why it is not in your life, you may be given the opportunity to find what is keeping it hidden.  Once you discover it, patience sets in.  You will find you are no longer in a hurry to make things happen, but instead you allow things to happen with ease and grace.

If you are not going through a discovery process now, then the Full Moon in Aries will also aid in the potential of this discovery. It takes place on October 16th, 2016 at 12:23 AM EST.  Keep in mind the discovery process may also be two fold, with awareness that is happening now, and again on the Full Moon.
Once the Sun shifts into the sign of Scorpio, the transformation begins.  The new aspects of self begin to merge into your BEing.  Where you will have the opportunity to sit in stillness, with the New Moon in Scorpio on October 30th!

Allow the transformation that is happening to be conscious.  Don’t hold onto illusions that no longer serve, instead embrace your path and BE in alignment with the Unity of the Universe!
Nancy Arruda is a psychic-intuitive who uses the tools of Astrology and Tarot to gain understanding into the spiritual realms.  She believes in focusing on doing what you love to do.  Living life through your heart center and allowing your inner light to shine!  Visit her at www.universalsky.com

Inspiration: Resistance blocks JOY!

playingThis month a series of events allowed me to become aware when I was in resistance and therefore blocking the flow of universal love and joy. I participated in Emmanuel Dagher’s Core Attunements that discussed Evolved Wealth where he discussed service and tithing, which brought up some resistance and resistance was the purpose of the meditation. I had to observe what was being triggered, which was partially caused by my understanding of the biblical implications of ‘tithing’ and also my fear around not being open to this offering of love. I wasn’t really clear what ‘tithing’ meant to me. However, Emmanuel clarified that our giving of time is also tithing and that prior to us accepting financial compensation our time was and still is an acceptable form of tithing. However I had resistance to this. I knew how I freely offered my time but did I openly offer a percentage of my time and/or money to service the world? Do I have an expectation of personal gain when I write my blogs or offer my radio/YouTube interviews? Or do I do this as well as other services to unconditionally ‘gift’ the world and make it a better place?

The other resistance that came up for me was around abandonment. This past 10 days my boy Jasper got frightened over a raccoon that, to Jasper, threatened his territory. Cats are extremely territorial! It took too long to get this raccoon out of the house: 30 minutes of screaming and using a broom handle to scare the unscarable (not a pretty sigh). This created a huge amount of anxiety – of which I had never seen – in my beautiful, loving boy Jasper. He no longer felt safe in his own home. And when he wasn’t coming home to sleep, it triggered my abandonment issues. I kept focusing on the pain of Jasper not coming home and taking it personally. I was in resistance again.

So these two unnerving experiences – around tithing and abandonment – allowed me to be open to a new book being released by Gabby BernsteinThe Universe Has Your Back!´ as well as Gabby’s videoThe Art of Manifesting: 5 Secrets to Attracting What You Want Video Workshop. Combined with Emmanuel’s meditations I was able to begin to see some important pieces to how I fall into resistance and block what the universe is waiting to offer. The 2nd experience was far more important to me as I was observing a core belief: abandonment. Abandonment, as most of you know, is something I have been working on all my life. What I had to realize was regardless of what was happening to Jasper it did not have anything to do with him abandoning me. However, my focus on how I was feeling and the emptiness that it was reflecting or the pain of abandonment, it was that feeling that was keeping me in resistance to being open to shifting my focus on what I wanted.

The problem for most of us is that we have a goal and instead of keeping our vibration on what we want – so that the Universal Flow of love, joy, peace or consciousness can bring around this possibility – we instead focus on the lack, the opposite of what we want or the absence of what we want. As soon as we even say what we ‘want’ we are often already thinking of it because of what we don’t want! We want to lose weight, but we continually focus on the weight we want to lose, measuring and weighing ourselves instead of having a clear picture of what we want and not worrying about how it comes about. We want financial security but we worry about our bills. We want health and well-being but we focus on the pain or on what isn’t working. Do you see the flaw there? The Universal flow of Love, Joy and Well-being exist at all times and we receive exactly what we are asking for at any given time. However, what we are asking for is usually the opposite of what we want.

If you are experiencing anything you don’t want it won’t change unless you shift your focus from that to allowing and receiving this flow of Love, Joy and Well-being.

I knew Jasper was teaching me a very important lesson and I couldn’t easily allow him to make his own choices if I was stuck in thinking this was about me being abandoned. He couldn’t heal his safety issues if I was stuck in my own. He needed space to heal but I could only focus on the pain I was experiencing. Just like the fear of believing I wasn’t making a difference by unconditionally serving and tithing.

When our fears get triggered we fall back into patterns that keep everything stuck. I knew these were my issues and that if I couldn’t shift out of them I would continue the patterns.

Unfortunately, I completely believed that Jasper was fully on the road to recovery, only to discover that he had far serious conditions. I dedicated a blog to Jasper, which you can read here. I only hope that I have the strength to remember the love he shared with me over these years as a true blessing and not get triggered by my abandonment issues.

So, how do we open ourselves to the resistance so we can shift back into the Infinite Flow of Love, Joy and Well-being? We have to move out of linear time. We have to shift into the Now moment where we aren’t focused on our past triggers or our worries about the future. The Now moment will allow us to connect with our Divine Spark, our True Essence of BEing. Our truth lies within us and we can choose – when we are consciously in the Now moment – whether we want Fear or Love! It’s only when we are in the ever present moment that we can even observe what we are feeling instead of being lost in our minds, lost in either the past or the future. Once we are aware we can then make a choice. We can step out of our pain and fear and overcome our resistance as we step into our true essence with the power to receive LOVE and to know JOY!

Upcoming Shows & Guests

If you want to join us for a live taping of News for the Heart, you can join us on BlogTalk. Let me know & I will post all the information on Facebook!

I have live tapings at 1PM with: 

Jean Adrienne Oct 17th
Tom Campbell Oct 25th
Nancy Arruda Oct 26th

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Resistance blocks JOY

id-100247664This month a series of events allowed me to become aware when I was in resistance and therefore blocking the flow of universal love and joy. I participated in Emmanuel Dagher’s Core Attunements that discussed Evolved Wealth where he discussed service and tithing, which brought up some resistance and resistance was the purpose of the meditation. I had to observe what was being triggered, which was partially caused by my understanding of the biblical implications of ‘tithing’ and also my fear around not being open to this offering of love. I wasn’t really clear what ‘tithing’ meant to me. However, Emmanuel clarified that our giving of time is also tithing and that prior to us accepting financial compensation our time was and still is an acceptable form of tithing. However I had resistance to this. I knew how I freely offered my time but did I openly offer a percentage of my time and/or money to service the world? Do I have an expectation of personal gain when I write my blogs or offer my radio/YouTube interviews? Or do I do this as well as other services to unconditionally ‘gift’ the world and make it a better place? Continue reading

Sept Newsletter 2016 ~ Intimacy (Into-me-see)!

Happy Fall Equinox

RoC1 The fall although exciting and probably my most favorite season, always makes me a little sad as it means the end of long days and warm nights. However, this summer has been so hot, I look forward to some cooler evenings.  I still expect a few weeks of swimming left and feel so blessed that I have access to one of the worlds greatest commodities, a pristine Great Lake and sandy beach only a 3 minute walk from my home (having the prestigious Blue Flag award since 2005).

I decided to ensure this newsletter would be completed before Mercury goes Retrograde tomorrow, so there wouldn’t be any delays or snags. Even if we are in between 3 sets of Eclipses (although there seems to be a controversy as to whether the Aug Eclipse on the 18th was an eclipise or not?). I caution everyone to back up their electronics and not sign any contracts till near end of the month when Mercury stations direct on Sept 22nd.

Our new book “Realities of Creation” that I co-authored has been released. It looks fantastic and my chapter is on the Power of the Heart! Purchase your book today! For anyone who purchases our book and writes a review on Amazon, you will receive a free month of  our Heart-Centered Support Group! For the coming months, I will be doing a series of interviews on the book, see Facebook for updates.

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Jean Adrienne and I are continuing our Heart-Centered Support Group and it has been a lot of fun! It includes 4 calls each month for a low price of only $50 per month or if you sign up for 3 months you can receive the low price of $44 per month. Please join us, it will be a great Support to our Spiritual Evolution! For more information or to join now GO HERE!

What’s Up in the Universal Sky this month:
September is a busy astrological month. Keep in mind that we start this month with Mercury in Retrograde (August 30). With Mercury Retrograde in the sign of Virgo we are being asked to overcome the illusions of the mind.

In fact, the mind is in overdrive with healing energy this month, especially with the New Moon Solar Eclipse in the sign of Virgo taking place on September 1st at 5:03 am EDT. With Virgos natural ruler, Mercury in retrograde and the Solar Eclipse in Virgo we continue to look at our thought process. How can you transcend beyond the mind? The Solar Eclipse is not only activating your mind, but also your body. Where can you begin to focus on BEing healthier? Can you see what you need to eliminate in your lifestyle that is holding you back from wellness? When the body and mind align, great things can and will happen.

Jupiter makes it annual shift into the sign of Libra on September 9th. Growth happens through relating. The formation and maintenance of all types of relationships is highlighted. Are you ready to encounter people in new ways?

The last Saturn square Neptune hit takes place on September 10th (Nov 25, 2015 & June 10, 2016 were the first two hits). Although we are still in the midst of this energy for a while, as we have been feeling the integration of it since November 25th of last year, it is time to make life as simple as possible. This aspect stimulated feelings of anxiety, worry, insecurity, disorientation, disappointment, discouragement and confusion. Typically when we experience these, we get lost in the emotion and that may consume you. Obstacles happen when you try to control something that you have no control over. If you are not sure of your current responsibilities, take some time detaching from them. I am not saying, do not take any responsibility, but rather withdrawal for a while and process what you are feeling at a deep level. This aspect really effects the mind and the power that it has over us. Remember if you can handle your mind, you can handle reality.

The pairing Lunar Eclipse transpires on September 16th at 3:05 pm EDT. This Lunar Eclipse in Pisces is activating a deep purification process. It is time to purge away our conscious attention on negative results. We are a society that focuses on the negative, just watch the news. Some people call it reality, however, it is simply a perspective of reality. How can you alter your perspective of reality so that you can align with something greater? To find the answer to that question, try connecting with your Souls essence. It is in this connection that you will purge the emptiness and the ego’s need to rationalize.

Mercury will station direct removing us from the retrograde cycle on September 22nd. How can you apply the gift of knowledge to accomplish the tasks that are at hand? Utilize the courage that is within you as you tap into the disciplinary natures that support your journey towards growth (speaking of growth, remember, Jupiter is in Libra, so you may find it happens through relating or communicating with others).

Pluto will station direct on September 26th at 14 degrees of Capricorn. As Pluto stations direct, can you see how you have been transforming what was stopping you from living freely? Look forward to an increase of BEing in a relaxed state. Free the mind from what is non-essential as you determine the value of what you need to hold onto.

Any restrictions you may feel on the physical plane assist with learning at a higher level. As Saturn squares the North Node (in Virgo) we look for the truth. The Karmic teacher is enforcing lessons on the physical plane.

This month is all about the mind, healing and releasing that which is keeping you stuck in a pattern that no longer serves your Higher Self. The path to your Soul is awakening within the self … are you ready to walk your talk? Are you ready to be internally free?
Nancy Arruda is a psychic-intuitive who uses the tools of Astrology and Tarot to gain understanding into the spiritual realms.  She believes in focusing on doing what you love to do.  Living life through your heart center and allowing your inner light to shine!  Visit her at www.universalsky.com

On Oct 3rd at 11am EST, I will be a co-host with Jean Adrienne on her show Power Talk on https://www.facebook.com/Powertalk. It’s live so you are welcome to ask questions on Facebook!

Inspiration: Intimacy (Into-me-see)

ID-100399034Usually when I think of fall, especially at the beginning of Sept, I think about new beginnings, learning and change. This year my thinking seems to be on Intimacy. I mentioned last month I’m participating in Emmanuel Dagher’s “Core Healing” and this past week the theme was on Divine Partners. The topic of intimacy came up and I believe due to the fact that today Venus enters Libra and Jupiter is transiting into Libra early this month (Sept 9th) the focus for many of us will be on relationships this fall and for the next year (romantic, friends and colleagues) as Jupiter will be in Libra till Oct 2017.

I love the word “Intimacy” as it brings up a series of thoughts and ideas; it is about ‘seeing me’. Do you remember the movie Avatar? The beautiful piece of that movie was their deep understanding of ‘seeing someone’ as they are; their inner essence. When it comes to creating intimacy with others, romantic and otherwise, we need to start with ourselves.

Intimacy is the ability to truly be seen, which many of us crave. To be acknowledged, accepted, heard, seen, appreciated etc. are all words that we use to describe what we seek from a deep place within.

However, I believe intimacy is also our deepest fear. We spend most of our time focused outside of ourselves, worrying about what others think about us. We spend a great deal of time trying to make others see us, but ultimately we worry about what they see. We focus on their perceptions, their beliefs, what they may or may not be saying about us and we get upset when we think we aren’t being seen and when others think unkindly of us. The irony of this is that it is none of our business. Truly the only thing that matters is not what others think of us but what we feel deep within us and whether we remember our inner essence of our Soul. We will never know what others think or feel nor will we know what they are being triggered over when it ‘appears’ that they are upset with us. And we can’t worry about that; because it is not within our control. The only thing we are in charge of is how we feel within us. The thing with this is we often are so focused outside that we don’t remember it is a choice how we feel inside.

What does this have to do with Intimacy (into-me-see) and our deepest fear of being seen? You may be wondering. Here is what I’m thinking: the more we focus outside, the more unconscious we are of our ‘discomforts’ or how we are feeling. We have become unconscious of our fears.

These fears of ‘intimacy’ come early in our lives – as soon as love becomes conditional. Once love becomes conditional – we worry about whether we meet the conditions of being loved and lovable. These fears also come from the collective unconscious where women were persecuted for stepping into their power and BEing seen. We have all had countless lives were being “seen” meant death, literally. Ultimately, we don’t feel safe BEing seen. And if this is the case, even though we desire on a deep level to BE seen by another, we fear it even more unconsciously (or consciously in some cases).

This is why ‘intimacy’ must start within first. Remember my post “What would you do… if you Loved Yourself?”? It was retraining you to consider how you would act, respond, and BE in the world knowing you loved yourself. If we desire others to ‘into-me-see’, then we must also see our true essence; the wholeness within us that will never change.

Yet we do many things to sabotage ourselves from BEing and remembering our true Self. Addictions, health issues, weight issues and focusing outside ourselves are all ways we sabotage our growth and hinder our remembering that we are already whole and complete. We even hope that a relationship will complete us!

So, how do we shift and BEgin to sincerely See Who we have always been from a place of Wholeness? How do we shift our thoughts from outside to our Inner Essence of BEing?

Ultimately, it becomes a choice. We often believe we have no choice; that things happen and we are constantly dealing with the outcomes of life. However, within us lies a strength that is infinite! Although everyone is different my belief is that this power exists within the Heart where there is a Divine Spark that reflects the ‘oneness’ of Source. It is perfect and Whole as is. We confuse this wholeness by accessing our ‘human’ fears, relying on the mind for everything, and focusing outside ourselves on past and future time lines.

But this Divine BEing that is you is always present and you can access it in many ways. It is the Observer of your life. It can only be accessed within the Now moment. And it is Infinite!

Find your way to access this Infinite Source of You and radiate it outward from the inside. This will allow you to BE seen and to have Intimacy with others because you will BE seen within first. If you are like most of us and desire to finally be ‘seen’ and develop Intimacy (into-me-see) with another in your life then take the time to SEE yourself first. Truly get acquainted with the beauty that exists within you. Face your fears, open your heart and remember you are already Whole.

Upcoming Shows & Guests

If you want to join us for a live taping of News for the Heart, you can join us on Hangouts or BlogTalk. Let me know & I will post all the information on Facebook!

I have live tapings at 1PM with: 

Michael Brown Sept 13th
Jean Adrienne Sept 19th

Tom Campbell Sept 27th
Nancy Arruda Sept 28th
Carl Stedmond Oct 11

Sign up for my newsletter on the right at the top of the page to receive discounts on my favorite services and download a Quan Yin meditation.

With Love and an Open Heart, Laurie

Intimacy (Into-me-see)

ID-100399034Usually when I think of fall, especially at the beginning of Sept, I think about new beginnings, learning and change. This year my thinking seems to be on Intimacy. I mentioned last month I’m participating in Emmanuel Dagher’s “Core Healing” and this past week the theme was on Divine Partners. The topic of intimacy came up and I believe due to the fact that today Venus enters Libra and Jupiter is transiting into Libra early this month (Sept 9th) the focus for many of us will be on relationships this fall and for the next year (romantic, friends and colleagues) as Jupiter will be in Libra till Oct 2017.

I love the word “Intimacy” as it brings up a series of thoughts and ideas; it is about ‘seeing me’. Do you remember the movie Avatar? The beautiful piece of that movie was their deep understanding of ‘seeing someone’ as they are; their inner essence. When it comes to creating intimacy with others, romantic and otherwise, we need to start with ourselves. Continue reading

August Newsletter 2016 ~ Healing is Remembering You are Whole!

Happy Hot Days of Summer!

ID-1002030Wow, the Summer is moving quickly, our nights are getting longer and the heat is HOT! I enJOY the summer, and this year due to the unusually warm winter, I’ve been able to do what I love most, which is swim in the Lake which is about a 3-4 minute walk from my home! I also enJOYed a fabulous day with Nancy Arruda on her Lake where we discussed what is happening for the rest of the summer with eclipses and a Mercury Retrograde happening at the end of the month. She will be sharing it in an interview coming Aug 10th. You won’t want to miss it! We’ll discuss this month and Sept!

Have you been caught up in the craziness of the energies this past few months? I know that I have had some effects which I share in my Inspiration below. I recommend you find your own way to feel supported and loved! Whether it is through our Heart-Centered Support Group or someone like Emmanuel Dagher and his Core Attunements class I mention below. We can all use some extra support to Remember we are Whole!

Our new book “Realities of Creation” that I co-authored has been released. It looks fantastic and my chapter is on the Power of the Heart! Reserve your book today! For anyone who purchases our book and writes a review on Amazon, you will receive a free month of  our Heart-Centered Support Group! For the coming months, I will be doing a series of interviews on the book, see Facebook for updates.

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Jean Adrienne and I are continuing our Heart-Centered Support Group and it has been a lot of fun! It includes 4 calls each month for a low price of only $50 per month or if you sign up for 3 months you can receive the low price of $44 per month. Please join us, it will be a great Support to our Spiritual Evolution! For more information or to join now GO HERE!

What’s Up in the Universal Sky this month:
WE start the Month of August with the theme of playfulness with the New Moon in the sign of Leo on August 2nd. New Moons are about new beginnings, and this particular new moon is asking all of us to tap into our self expression. How can you BE more spontaneous? Allow yourself the ability to tap into child like innocence.

Its corresponding Full Moon is also a Lunar Eclipse which takes place in the sign of Aquarius on August 18th. Lunar eclipses are all about letting go and clearing away what no longer serves. As we have been on a journey of acknowledging the truth the last few months, this lunar eclipse will continue to assist one on that journey as we continue to release the illusions or untruth. We are focusing on the logical path using mental efficiency. The clearing is that of illusions, as we are still feeling the confusion and disillusionment of Saturn square Neptune (which has its final hit in September). Managing relationships and free flowing information through observation and analysis is a key component to this lunar eclipse. Remember if you are finding yourself in the illusion of reality, it is the mind that can steer you in the right direction now. Use the mind wisely and be aware of your thoughts!

Before we experience the lunar Eclipse, Saturn will station direct on August 13th. Saturn stationed retrograde on March 25th. Since then it was showing everyone what you were dependent on, and as it retrograded, those dependencies may have gotten taken away from you. As it stations direct you are being forced to grow in ways that may not be comfortable, however it will add to the foundation of whatever you are building in life. This may feel a little difficult for some people as the karmic planet is asking you to move into aspects of the self that may seem a little challenging. Did you remember me saying something about playfulness earlier? How about more of that? That is what is needed in order to lessen the strain of the seriousness of Saturn.

Try to infuse as much light heartedness as possible this month, the Sun in Leo makes that possible. As we move towards the end of the month the analytical mind kicks into high gear, especially once the Sun moves into the sign of Virgo on August 22nd. The exhaustion and confusion continues, so don’t try to control that in any way, just trust that the path will become clear when you are ready to walk upon it.

We end the month with Mercury stationing retrograde on August 30th in the sign of Virgo. This particular retrograde is speaking to the conquest of illusion. Yes, we are moving through what is false in order to determine what is real or truth. Get ready to embark upon a healing journey: one that allows us to heal the mind as we are now able to identify and focus on that which is necessary. As the illusions are being shown to you, acknowledge them with gratitude and the awareness that you are now given the concentration necessary for reaching a great spiritual goal!
Nancy Arruda is a psychic-intuitive who uses the tools of Astrology and Tarot to gain understanding into the spiritual realms.  She believes in focusing on doing what you love to do.  Living life through your heart center and allowing your inner light to shine!  Visit her at www.universalsky.com

On Sept 5th at 11am EST, I will be a co-host with Jean Adrienne on her show Power Talk on https://www.facebook.com/Powertalk. It’s live so you are welcome to ask questions on Facebook!

Inspiration: Healing is Remembering You are Whole!

ID-100328116As most of you know by now I look for my inspiration from my life. I dedicate my work to Growing and Evolving towards Love within myself first! So, when I connect with someone or a class I feel inspired to take, I will. This month Emmanuel Dagher is promoting his Core Attunements work that begins Sunday August 14th for 5 weeks. If you sign up by August 10th you receive “A Clear Path to Healing” attunement that I have received and that is the inspiration for this Blog! It is packed full of incredible information on Healing and confirms much of my work. What I want to discuss is the core belief that “Healing is Remembering You Are Whole”! How inspiring is That! Think about the possibilities this suggests!

When we feel separate from Source and our Inner Self we believe we have to heal, change or fix ourselves or others. We believe this because we don’t feel our connection to Source. We feel broken and ‘not enough’! We are driven to try to fix or change ourselves and often do this by searching outside of ourselves. We seek someone or something that will fix, change or heal our thoughts, our bodies, our emotions and our Soul/Spirit. As discussed in my last blog on Addictions to Wholeness we become addicted because we don’t remember who we are and that we are already ‘whole’ within ourselves. We become addicted to searching outside ourselves for the answer that lies within. That answer is that we are already ‘Whole’! We don’t need to change or fix ourselves and healing occurs when we remember this ‘truth’.

Now we know that ‘things happen’ and we will never have complete control over anything that ‘happens’. However, we can be in charge of how we respond and we can choose Love instead of reacting from a place of fear. We only react when we take things personally. We take things personally because we forget ‘Who we are’ and that we are already ‘Whole and Perfect’. True freedom comes when we stop seeking outside ourselves and know what can only be offered from within. True freedom comes when we stop our ‘addictions’ which distract ourselves from discomfort and from feeling all the beliefs we have that we are Broken and Not Enough. This is when we can stand in ourselves and, like Matt Kahn says, “Whatever Arises, Love That”. Love it and remember that we are already Whole. We have a Divine Spark within us that is Infinite and Whole!

Things happen and we can choose to come from a place of Love instead of Fear. We can choose to connect to that Infinite BEing within us that is Whole and Knows it is Perfect just as it is. When we stand in a place of BEing empowered we remember. When we get caught up in the Fear – and fear permeates the collective unconscious of this planet so there’s a lot of fear – we then believe we have to change, fix and heal something within ourselves or someone or situation outside ourselves. This is how we forget and this is when ‘healing’ loses the Magick that we inherently are.

Let me give an example of what I’m saying: this month I had to have a root canal on a back molar. Ten years ago I was told I would likely have to have a root canal on this tooth. This month I remembered why I am terrified of dentists (after my dentist asked me to meditate while she was doing a cleaning as she refused to fill the tooth that needed a root canal): when I was 6 or 7 I ran into a wall and chipped my tooth. The dentist that we had told my parents and everyone (including our insurance) that I had to have a root canal on this tooth because it was exposing a nerve. I discovered many years later this root canal was never done and he lied. However, I believe now he was a bit of a sadist and this lie gave him an opportunity to torture me without the proper local anesthetic for a couple of hours. My mom remembers me screaming the whole time. So this fear began a long mistrust in authority figures! This kind of mistrust impacts almost every area of my life. It sets up a pattern of mistrust and a belief that others can have power over me. So I kept putting off the procedure.

However avoidance and ignorance won’t make something go away. We already tried this with our addictions. Pretending they aren’t there won’t help us to BE Whole or to remember our Infinite Self.  Now it is possible that I could have ‘healed’ this from ever having to occur but as I said “things happen” and I had delayed it out of fear for too long. Things happen because we need to remember and in this case ‘heal’ my fear around a distrust of authority figures (which I may have never realized if it wasn’t through this dental surgery). The gift in ‘healing’ may not be what we want (not having to ever go to a dentist) but can certainly be what we need – which is to heal a belief that is disempowering!

Things will continue to happen in our lives and our choice is to Remember Who we Are. To choose Love over fear. To Remember we are always Whole. Our bodies are temporary and borrowed. We can grow in changing our beliefs. I couldn’t trust dentists so I ignored and avoided them. I chose Fear! Freedom comes from choosing LOVE regardless of what happens and remembering the Magick of our Infinite Self. This empowers us to Remember our Wholeness and experience the Infiniteness of our True Self. Is there anything you are still living in fear of? How can you Remember the Magick of YOU that is Infinite and Whole?

Upcoming Shows & Guests

If you want to join us for a live taping of News for the Heart, you can join us on Hangouts or BlogTalk. Let me know & I will post all the information on Facebook!

I have live tapings at 1PM with: 

Nancy Arruda Aug 10th
Jean Adrienne Aug 15th

Tom Campbell Aug 30th

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Healing is Remembering You Are Whole

ID-100328116As most of you know by now I look for my inspiration from my life. I dedicate my work to Growing and Evolving towards Love within myself first! So, when I connect with someone or a class I feel inspired to take, I will. This month Emmanuel Dagher is promoting his Core Attunements work that begins Sunday August 14th for 5 weeks. If you sign up by August 10th you receive “A Clear Path to Healing” attunement that I have received and that is the inspiration for this Blog! It is packed full of incredible information on Healing and confirms much of my work. What I want to discuss is the core belief that “Healing is Remembering You Are Whole”! How inspiring is That! Think about the possibilities this suggests! Continue reading

July Newsletter 2016 ~ Addictions to Wholeness!

Happy Summer!!

summer

Wow, Summer is Here and we’ve had our 1st long weekend of the summer with Canada Day and July 4th Independence Day! With perfect weather.

I had a bittersweet ending to the month as I spent time with family I haven’t seen in years but laid my brother’s ashes to rest. It’s all part of the process of Life. Knowing our Soul is infinite still has it’s challenges, although it is easier to BE with. However, the world has been growing with it’s own challenges, what happened in Florida and Middle East is Heart Breaking. The Tribute song to raise money for Florida is so valid right now: What the World needs now is Love Sweet Love!

My new book “Realities of Creation” that I co-authored has been released. It looks fantastic and my chapter is on the Power of the Heart! Reserve your book today! For anyone who purchases our book and writes a review on Amazon, you will receive a free month of  our Heart-Centered Support Group! For the coming months, I will be doing a series of interviews on the book, see Facebook for updates.

 

supportgroup_edited-3Jean Adrienne and I are continuing our Heart-Centered Support Group and it has been a lot of fun! It includes 4 calls each month for a low price of only $50 per month or if you sign up for 3 months you can receive the low price of $44 per month. Please join us, it will be a great Support to our Spiritual Evolution! For more information or to join now GO HERE!

What’s Up in the Universal Sky this month:
We end the month of June with Mars stationing direct (June 29th)!  Keep in mind; we are still in the transformational cycle that is necessary as we integrate our forward moving actions.  How does one move forward in July? Well, I say take it step by step.  We are still feeling the T square energy of Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune as we enter into the beginning of July.  The desire for growth (Jupiter) that is being restricted (Saturn) infused with confusion (Neptune).  This planetary concoction has left many people scratching their heads asking, “What the…?!” . The answer is TRUTH!  We are all searching and seeing out own inner truth, as well as, our outer truth.  One may notice that through seeing the lies, but lets face it, why get hung up on the lie, when we can align with the truth?!

Mid month, Jupiter pulls out of the mix, but Saturn and Neptune are still squaring it off.  So try to focus on as much clarity as possible as you integrate this battle of practical vs illusion, physical vs spiritual, or the desire to escape reality.  Stay as grounded as possible while focusing on your dreams.

Also Mid Month, Mercury, and Venus both move into the sing of Leo, stimulating a more playful energy!  We can all use more play, so lighten up and let your inner child out to have some fun.  The Sun moves into Leo on the 22nd of the Month, supporting that playful energy.  Let your hearts open wide so that healing can happen!

We end the month with Uranus stationing retrograde.  When the planet of “expect the unexpected” begins to station, well, let just say that!  Who knows what is going to take place.  Its all about chaos or freedom, which one are you going to awaken to?  Just remember, hold onto no expectations, and allow yourself the ability to explore something unique within the self, as we all awaken to a new Month and some new energy!

Breath deep as you release June, transform your actions, ground your dreams, play, illuminate your heart center and awaken to the true you!!!
Nancy Arruda is a psychic-intuitive who uses the tools of Astrology and Tarot to gain understanding into the spiritual realms.  She believes in focusing on doing what you love to do.  Living life through your heart center and allowing your inner light to shine!  Visit her at www.universalsky.com

On July 18th at 11am EST, I will be a co-host with Jean Adrienne on her show Power Talk on https://www.facebook.com/Powertalk. It’s live so you are welcome to ask questions on Facebook!

Inspiration this month: Addiction to Wholeness!

addictionsThis month I became aware of a deeper message on addictions: a deeper core message that results in us rarely ever getting over them but usually just substituting one addiction for another. There is a reason for this that is outlined in Guy Finley’s book Breaking Dependencies which was recommended by Emmanuel Dagher.

Our addictions are what we create to fill a void. Of course the void is all illusion but while we are asleep – metaphorically – we don’t feel whole. Our addictions can be because we are a culture that doesn’t like to look at or feel discomfort of any kind so we use sugar, alcohol, drugs and any other activities to distract us from feeling uncomfortable. The discomfort stems from this emptiness we feel inside us. This void is pure illusion because we are ‘whole’ in our ‘spirit’! When it comes to why we feel we aren’t ‘whole’ it is because in our world love is conditional. This isn’t to blame anyone; it is just how this physical world works currently. We are here to evolve towards love, to make choices around love or fear. And when we feel we aren’t enough, that love is conditional, we believe that this is true. We don’t feel that our option is to choose love but to see fear in everything around us. And when that moment becomes our story, we choose an addiction to fill the emptiness that tells us we aren’t enough or we aren’t lovable as we are!

Addictions come in multiple forms: from what we ingest to help us feel pleasure, to creating co-dependent and dependent relationships. As infants we were completely dependent on our family and as we learned that love is conditional we developed strategies to help people love us. We create coping mechanisms that are ‘addictive’ ways to live in our world. What addiction we create is because we feel this emptiness inside us and our ego becomes formed and within our nature we tend to have the voice that tells us this piece of chocolate will fill the void (even if just temporarily) and the other voice that pushes against it that says we need to be strong and avoid the temptation because it is unhealthy. Unfortunately both voices are keeping our addictions occurring because even the voice that tells us to be strong is suggesting that we need to change or fix something within us. We choose addictions and dependencies to fill an emptiness that can’t be filled because the emptiness doesn’t exist: we are ‘whole’ and there is no piece of our spirit that isn’t complete. Sugar, alcohol, cigarettes, feeling that we need everyone to like us or judging others, is just filling a temporary emptiness that keeps us in a pattern that makes us believe we need to have outside things, outside approval, feeling superior over someone or pleasure to heal, fix, change something inside of us that will make us more complete! This need comes from our ego and unconscious nature – not our ‘true Self”.

Nothing we do outside or inside will make us complete until we ‘remember’ who we are! Who we are, has nothing to do with this physical world and its ability to make us whole. It comes from observing ourselves. We can only free ourselves when we hear, feel, see or know when something changes where we feel a craving to fill the emptiness or discomfort within us. Let’s look at an example in my life: I have been using both food (sugar and salty foods) and binge watching on Netflix or Streaming movies and series because I’m feeling an emptiness within me. When I look deeper it can come from suggestion while watching some movie or show or it is why I busy myself watching and get caught up which creates the unconscious pattern of either binge eating or watching Netflix. Looking even deeper I can acknowledge many of the behaviors I see as disempowering me coming from a similar unconscious ‘need’ to fill my time, because of loneliness, dis-ease, or a void within. I laugh at the absurdity of my nature thinking that food will even temporarily fill the void or that I can even convince myself that just one more time and I will never want it again because I will have filled that ‘need’. But then I can see the darker parts of me that constantly measure my worth against others. If I judge someone it is because I measured myself as superior in some way. I have done both: measured myself as superior and feel inferior as I still desire them to like and approve of me. And our desire to have everyone like us comes from the same emptiness. No matter how many people approve of us as long as there is one person who doesn’t our ego justifies its position to feel empty and not worthy.

And there is no outer or inner thing we can ‘do’ that will make our addictions go away. If we diet we are actually strengthening our resolve that there is indeed something wrong that we have to fix. And it will strengthen the ‘need’ to fill it with more food eventually – or just replace it with something else. We all know those people who become addicted to exercise after a diet; people who have to eat more after quitting smoking; or people who make a health choice to become vegetarian but judge everyone who isn’t. They just replaced one addiction with another!

We will only overcome our addictions – and there are many different kinds within each of us – when we can remember that we are not our bodies; that we choose a Loving Nature over fear; that our ‘infinite spirit’ resides within each of us; that we can let our ‘hearts’ lead our ‘heads’ and know that we are ‘whole’ and complete as we are! When we know we have certain tendencies that we want to change, we should observe that part of us that chooses to fill a void.

Feel the void! Give it a voice and then Remember you are Perfect and Whole just as you are! Remember that Light within you and Shine it out to the World!

Upcoming Shows & Guests

If you want to join us for a live taping of News for the Heart, you can join us on Hangouts or BlogTalk. I will post all the information on Facebook!

I have live tapings at 1PM with: 

Nancy Arruda July 12th
Jean Adrienne July 18th @ 11am & 20th @ 1pm
Tom Campbell July 26th

Sign up for my newsletter on the right at the top of the page to receive discounts on my favorite services and download a Quan Yin meditation.

With Love and an Open Heart, Laurie

Addictions to Wholeness!

addictionsThis month I became aware of a deeper message on addictions: a deeper core message that results in us rarely ever getting over them but usually just substituting one addiction for another. There is a reason for this that is outlined in Guy Finley’s book Breaking Dependencies which was recommended by Emmanuel Dagher.

Our addictions are what we create to fill a void. Of course the void is all illusion but while we are asleep – metaphorically – we don’t feel whole. Our addictions can be because we are a culture that doesn’t like to look at or feel discomfort of any kind so we use sugar, alcohol, drugs and any other activities to distract us from feeling uncomfortable. The discomfort stems from this emptiness we feel inside us. This void is pure illusion because we are ‘whole’ in our ‘spirit’! When it comes to why we feel we aren’t ‘whole’ it is because in our world love is conditional. This isn’t to blame anyone; it is just how this physical world works currently. We are here to evolve towards love, to make choices around love or fear. And when we feel we aren’t enough, that love is conditional, we believe that this is true. We don’t feel that our option is to choose love but to see fear in everything around us. And when that moment becomes our story, we choose an addiction to fill the emptiness that tells us we aren’t enough or we aren’t lovable as we are! Continue reading

News for the Heart talks with Susan Howson


susanhowsonLaurie Huston from News the Heart is talking with Susan Howson on her Kids Coaching Connection and her Manifest your Magnificence Cards. Susan shares powerful tools, touching stories, and a program that is changing lives. Children are our Future and the old ways aren’t working, Susan has created a loving way for Kids to Connect with Self, others and the Changing World! Kids Coaching Connection has a unique approach. It focuses on the mind and the heart. It is to help develop all aspects of a child’s BEing so they can tap into their Magnificence. There are five guiding principles that we discuss Divine Elementals, Divine Design, Divine Possibilities, Divine Expression and Divine Connections. Join us for this fascinating discussion! We’re Getting to the Heart of what Matters!

www.MagnificentCreations.com

June Newsletter 2016 – What would you do… if you Loved Yourself?

Happy Summer Solstice!

angeledCan you believe it is almost Summer? I’m amazed at how quickly time is flying by! Or maybe it is because I’ve been so busy lately, and time seems to move quicker when you are busy?

The energies have been intense and I’m not sure it is getting any lighter. However, I believe that everything is exactly as it is supposed to BE! BEing open to all that is around us and BEing as present as possible helps you from ‘reacting’ and instead keeps you in a state of BEing. And seeing the Magick in everything! Like this angel in the ‘fireworks’.

I”m enJOYing life more and feeling Grateful for all the Magick life is offering me.

 

My new book “Realities of Creation” that I co-authored has been released. It looks fantastic and my chapter is be on the Power of the Heart! Reserve your book today! For anyone who purchases our book and writes a review on Amazon, you will receive a free month of  our Heart-Centered Support Group! For the next couple of weeks, I will be doing a series of interviews on the book, see Facebook for updates.

Jean Adrienne and I are continuing our Heart-Centered Support Group and it has been a lot of fun! It includes 4 calls each month for a low price of only $50 per month or if you sign up for 3 months you can continue the low price of $44 per month. Please join us, it will be a great Support to our Spiritual Evolution! For more information or to join now GO HERE!

What’s Up in the Universal Sky this month:
The Sun, Venus (and on June 12) Mercury will all be in the sign of Gemini stimulating duality. Saturn is in the sign of Sagittarius, opposing all that Gemini energy! Saturn is square Jupiter, and square Neptune. Jupiter is in the sign of Virgo, sharing space with the North Node, while it is opposite Neptune. While the South Node in Pisces is sandwiched in-between Neptune and Chiron. And if you would like to know…  Mars is still Retrograde, and even though he has slipped back into the sign of Scorpio, he is still opposite the Sun and Venus (and Mercury as we approach mid June), only it puts a bit of an unconscious twist to the energy!

Who’s left?  Pluto in Capricorn supporting the transformation of the Nodal power of aligning with the earth and spirit. Then there is Uranus… who is only interacting with Chiron in a minor way, asking everyone one to karmicly finish up on the self-healing!

All mutable signs have activity (Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces), and they are all interacting with one another. The problem with a mutable grand cross is the ‘changeability’ that is taking place.  It can feel like everything is changing at once and in the process one can become lost in all that change. Nothing is secure, nothing is fixated. The only one thing we can anchor out of all this changeable energy is… TRUTH!

So I ask you… are you feeling lost? Caught in an illusion of desire that goes against your own truth? We are on a path to seeking truth.  Only we do not allow others to see the truth that we hold within ourselves. Why is that? Why do we choose to live lies?  Why do we hide from our authentic nature? Is it acceptance? Do we desire to be accepted by others that in return we deny who we truly are?  I know I can only do that for a short period of time. I use to be able to tolerate it, to deny who I was for most of my life.  But I think you get to a place within the self that gets you to question “why am I lying to myself? Why?” The truth is we can not accept who we are.  It is through this energy of June that we are being shown on a truthful level who we are. Often this plays out in our relationships, as people in our lives are simply mirrors to our own truth and falsehood.

Relationship dynamics have been playing out for a while as we approached the Venus opposite Mars aspect (aspect exact on May 24th). Best thing to remember, is keep calm within the self, as you are learning and integrating your own inner authenticity. When you are living authentically within the self, then you are taking responsibility for your own personal truth.  Once you align with your truth, then nothing can stop you from BEing the best you can BE!
Nancy Arruda is a psychic-intuitive who uses the tools of Astrology and Tarot to gain understanding into the spiritual realms.  She believes in focusing on doing what you love to do.  Living life through your heart center and allowing your inner light to shine!  Visit her at www.universalsky.com

On June 6th at 11am EST, I will be a co-host with Jean Adrienne on her show Power Talk on https://www.facebook.com/Powertalk. It’s live so you are welcome to ask questions on Facebook!

What would you do… if you Loved Yourself?

lovedRecently, I came into contact with an amazing healer Ziad Hashash and have purchased his Divine Partner series that has been an incredible journey into LOVE! He asked this powerful question in his Self-Love session: If you loved yourself what would you do? To ask yourself this for 21 days every time you have to make a decision small or big it is a way to honor your choices and your Divine Child.

As I pondered this question I saw how many times I sabotaged myself. I began making better choices and could see that there are reasons for everything. Last week, Ziad discussed needs and manipulation in the Divine Love section of the series. This was the last piece I needed to help me see – or to have wisdom – as to why certain things were still sabotaging my desire for divine health from the inside out.

Let’s discuss what this means. We have needs and wants that were never met as children and these needs turn into patterns by the age of 7. These needs have blocked us from moving forward towards love. And they never matured into our adult understanding of who we are now. These are usually basic needs such as needing to be loved, needing to be heard, seen, supported, acknowledged, and safe and these needs have affected our self-worth.

Fast forward to whoever you have now become, a ‘you’ who has pushed these needs down into your subconscious and they now come out as manipulations. Not intentionally, but acting out as our wounded inner child who still needs these needs met, we often sabotage ourselves by asking for the needs we had as children to be fulfilled. For example: someone who has been abandoned and didn’t feel safe as a child would still manipulate life around her to have others show her she is now supported or safe. Can you see how this would work? Since we don’t realize this is a need from our 1-7 year old self we manipulate our world around us and we manipulate others so that we can have others show us what we need. The problem with this is that it is manipulating others and we don’t actually get what we need because what we need needs to come from within as we address the real needs of the inner wounded child! However knowing about the how and why of your manipulative actions can give great insights into why things continue to thwart your deeper needs: the healing of the inner child.

I need to make an aside about manipulation here: we aren’t talking about manipulating maliciously; we are talking about how as a small child we needed to have certain needs met, needs related to learning something that we likely contracted to learn in this life. Something that is related to a core belief so that we continue to search for our needs to be met outside of us because we ultimately feel separate from God. Our parents did the best they could and were likely contracted to support our learning by doing something like in my case putting me up for adoption to help me learn about feeling safe and supported. So I searched outside of myself to feel safe and supported while my adoptive parents, friends, and loves could never meet that need no matter how they tried because it wasn’t the outside that was the problem. So, when I would manipulate myself, my body and others it wasn’t malicious. It was to finally understand my need within.

My need within for Divine Health.

Once I asked myself – and healed some of the reasons I was making poor eating choices for example – ‘if I loved myself, what would I do’, I had other areas come up such as pain that was blocking me from being able to move freely! But I wasn’t asking why I had pain? So, where I thought I had healed one area I just brought another up for observation and I became more aware of it because of the pain. My need for feeling safe and supported was now being highlighted.

I realized this ‘pain’ was just another result of where I was sabotaging my health to manipulate myself and others to feel safe and supported within. That was the true problem! All of the past few years of ‘pain’ have been helping me, or trying to help me, see the truth behind my not feeling safe and supported. Because the outside world can’t make me feel safe or supported it is my wounded inner child that is manipulating everything outside to show me my inner beliefs and needs!

No matter how much I change my outside world to reflect how safe and supported I truly am I will continue to manipulate myself and others around me until I can feel safe and supported inside! Yet I would have never seen any of this without the help of this so important question: If you loved yourself, what would you do? And I would never have seen this without the continuous questioning of why certain things are ‘happening’ in my world.

Everything is in our life for a reason! Every person, ache, allergy, dis-ease… everything! Yet if we continue to see everything as personal and continue to engage our ego we will miss the lesson. If we continue to blame and judge another for what is happening in our lives we miss the lesson! If we judge or shame ourselves we miss the lesson. The lesson isn’t outside of us, it is the light that is inside that has been bruised by a belief that we could have chosen before we were even born!

How empowering is the question “if you loved yourself what would you do?” I invite you to continue to dig even deeper into all the pieces of your magnificent puzzle that is YOU! You might uncover why you do the things you do, and shift into just BEing your true essence! You might finally understand your “wounded child” and honor your Divine Child within. You could uncover why you manipulate yourself – and others – and make choices that are healthier and then, shining even greater, the Light that is YOU!

Upcoming Shows & Guests

If you want to join us for a live taping of News for the Heart, you can join us on Hangouts or BlogTalk. I will post all the information on Facebook!

I have live tapings at 1PM with: 

Susan Howson Jun 6th
Jean Adrienne June 20th
Nancy Arruda June 22nd

Tom Campbell June 28th

Sign up for my newsletter on the front page you can receive discounts on my favorite services and download a Quan Yin meditation.

With Love and an Open Heart, Laurie

What would you do… if you Loved yourself?

lovedRecently, I came into contact with an amazing healer Ziad Hashash https://www.facebook.com/ziadhach and have purchased his Divine Partner series that has been an incredible journey into LOVE! He asked this powerful question in his Self-Love session: If you loved yourself what would you do? To ask yourself this for 21 days every time you have to make a decision small or big it is a way to honor your choices and your Divine Child. Continue reading

May Newsletter 2016 ~ Choose your Reality

Happy Victoria Day and Memorial Day!

fireworks

Well, it’s finally getting warmer, trees and flowers are in bloom! We begin the month with 5 planets in Retrograde, Mercury till May 22nd,  Jupiter till May 9th, Mars till June 29th, Saturn till Aug 13th, and Pluto till Sept 26th… BE mindful and stay in the moment as much as possible! I see this as an opportunity to go through your life and take the time to get really clear about what you want from a Heart’s Perspective!

Michelle Gordon will be in Toronto  this month and we will be celebrating with some Earth Angel and Oracle Readings, as well as, some Twin Flame workshops (email me for more information). Michelle and I have really connected on a Soul level and You will see more of us working together online in the future! If you haven’t listened to our interview about the Earth Angel Training Academy series, check us out! If you want to read her first book, go Here! I love this series, it has opened up a Soul Remembering that is beyond words!

My new book “Realities of Creation” that I co-authored has been released May 1st, I’m so excited. Our teleclass for all the authors, there are 9 of us, has begun. My class is on May 5th at 7pm EDT. It looks fantastic and my chapter as well as class will be on the Power of the Heart! Reserve your book today! For anyone who purchases our book and writes a review on Amazon, you will receive a free month of  our Heart-Centered Support Group! For the next couple of weeks, I will be doing a series of interviews on the book, see Facebook for updates.

Jean Adrienne and I are continuing our Heart-Centered Support Group and it has been a lot of fun! It includes 4 calls each month for a low price of only $50 per month or if you sign up for 3 months you can continue the low price of $44 per month. Please join us, it will be a great Support to our Spiritual Evolution! For more information or to join now GO HERE!

What’s Up in the Universal Sky this month:

Did you feel the shift in April?  If yes, great!  If not, then I urge you to look deeper.  IF you have not embraced the shift that was available for everyone, know there is still time.  As we enter May, we bring forth the energy of that shift.  Mars and Pluto will remain retrograde asking you to look inward to what you need to change within the self.  Remember that aggressive techniques may be stimulated but they do not server your karmic-creation path.  In fact, they can create a deeper sense of Karma that you may not think is yours, but in truth, is something that you need to go through at a more intense level then you thought you needed to experience.

With the Sun in Taurus we are focusing on our Values systems, and there is plenty at play within life that is making that  prominent.  Personal values and beliefs are a part of the formula that create your external reality.

As we enter May, keep in mind there are five planets in Retrograde.  Mercury stationed retrograde on April 28th, so we are feeling the miscommunication.  This particular Mercury retrograde is asking you to answer the question,  “what is really important?”.  Your values are fluctuating as you ponder your material security.  Mercury will remain retrograde until it stations direct on May 22nd!  Before communicating anything, make sure you triple check  your statement!

The New Moon transpires on May 6th at 16 degrees of Taurus 41′.  As all new moons inspire new beginnings, this particular one is also asking you to look backwards before you move forwards.  What we know or have experienced in the past may serve, but in that point of service, we may not understand its knowledge.  One must tap into the creative frustration to recognize the polarization of values that are becoming evident in life.  Can you see how your own values systems are working against one another?  WE place value in more than one area, and now we are being shown how those values are not in alignment with one another.  Ponder that!

The full moon transpires on May 21st after the sun has shifted into the sign of Gemini (May 20).  The full moon shows us the events that are in play that shine light into our unconscious natures.  If you are aware of your shadow self, this is the perfect time to heal it through heightened awareness.  This particular full moon giving you the opportunity to see the beauty that surrounds your present reality.  Are you going to struggle for power, or are you going to allow the rhythmic activity to show you the way?  Make your choice, as it is a choice, and follow the path of least resistance!  As you do allow yourself to just BE!  BE love, BE joy, BE what you desire to create!

Nancy Arruda is a psychic-intuitive who uses the tools of Astrology and Tarot to gain understanding into the spiritual realms.  She believes in focusing on doing what you love to do.  Living life through your heart center and allowing your inner light to shine!  Visit her at www.universalsky.com

On May 5th at 4pm EST, I will be a co-host with Jean Adrienne on her show Power Talk on www.healthylife.net. It’s live so call in on 800-555-5453! We are on every first Thurs of the month!

I choose to tune into the reality where…

creationI have always been against the way the Law of Attraction (LOA) has been described in ‘The Secret’ and by many other people and their books that have arisen as a result of this documentary. Mostly I have had issues about it because it tends to focus on everything outside of us and, really, does having the biggest house ever assist us in our spiritual growth? I believe that many of us are too focused on our lives from the outside – making ourselves comfortable and accumulating ‘things’. However, when it comes to the things that count, we often hope that there will be something outside ourselves that will assist us. We long for enough money so that we can experience the ‘freedom’ or ‘happiness’ we so desperately seek inside. So we tend to accumulate ‘things’ that will make us more comfortable but do they assist us inside?

Recently I have been introduced to a beautiful Soul Sister, Michelle Gordon, who has written two series of ‘fiction’ books that once you begin to assimilate you realize they have a sense of ‘truth’ within them that just can’t be explained as fiction or fantasy. While reading her ‘Visionary Series’ she introduces the concept of choosing to tune into a reality from the infinite possibilities that exist once we make a choice. Now this isn’t a ‘new’ concept to me but it was introduced in a way that deeply resonated with me. As Tom Campbell often discusses in his work we have infinite possibilities and probabilities based on our choices that exist simultaneously. And of course Jerry and Esther Hicks have discussed the concept of the radio and tuning into the frequency we desire.

What set this apart was the simplicity of how Michelle offered her concept. What if it is as simple as stating to the Universe that “I choose to tune into the reality where…”. During a recent meditation with my Heart-Centered Support Group I asked everyone to have their guide show them three different possibilities of realities to choose from. For each possible reality I asked each person to go into the future one year and then five years to see if that first year outcome needed to be tweaked as they may have forgotten to request something that was essential – or of course during that time they may have made different choices that created outcomes that may or may not have been what they were intending.

I believe we all have dreams that we want fulfilled in our lives. As my disdain for the LOA continues it isn’t about the biggest house or the fastest car: it is about assisting us to be the ‘best’ we can be from the inside. Having optimal health, having inner happiness or peace, living with intention and purpose and having the ability to practice acceptance in my life as well as with others, these are a few of the inner ‘things’ that are important to me. These can not be realized by focusing on what is outside of me. No amount of accumulation of ‘things’ will ever achieve these desires. However being homeless or stuck somewhere that doesn’t feed my soul would definitely impair my growth. In Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs if we are stuck in Survival or Safety needs we won’t be able to evolve to Self-Actualization and will be forced to work on these lower level issues first and foremost.

I guess the question I want you to ponder is, “what do you truly need to be all that you desire to BE?” Our Heart and Soul do dream and inspire us to Evolve and BEcome. If we forget to Dream we will never grow. If we don’t look at our challenges as opportunities to grow we will never Evolve. And if we don’t look at our choices, always asking if we are making our choices from a place of Love over Fear, we can’t learn to make better choices. So if you knew that you could choose to tune into a reality that already existed where you made the choices that allowed you to achieve your dreams would you? Could you believe that there is a possible reality out there that exists with all the choices where what you dreamed of are present and occurring?

What if these simple words, here in this article, were the key to shifting into the alternate reality that already exists as a possibility? Can you imagine this? We know that stating your dreams to the Universe lets your ‘support-team’ know that you are ready (and if you aren’t then you will receive the gentle guidance necessary to shift your beliefs) to experience the reality you choose. But so often we either forget to ask or else we doubt our dreams! Why would we doubt an inspiration that comes from our Heart or Soul? So why not totally commit to the dream and reality that exists? Why not ask to tune into the reality where you ARE living with intention and purpose and optimal health  – having already learned the lessons you needed around living without optimal health or living on purpose already!

So, believing that this is the case and that we can tune into this reality you don’t want to fool around but to be clear, ask, and allow the Magic to Unfold! What will you Choose? I choose to tune into the reality where…

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