Theosophy ~ THE EUROPEAN PALÆOLITHIC RACES

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IS Science against those who maintain that down to the Quaternary period the distribution of the human races was widely different from what it is now? Is Science against those who, further, maintain that the fossil men found in Europe – although having almost reached a plane of sameness and unity from the fundamental physiological and anthropological aspects which continues till this day – still differ, sometimes greatly, from the type of the now existing populations. The late Littre confesses it in an article published by him on the Memoir calledAntiquités Celtiques et Antediluviennes by Boucher de Perthes (1849) – in theRevue des Deux Mondes (March1, 1859). He says in it (a) that in these periods when the Mammoths, exhumed with the hatchets in Picardy, lived in the latter region, there must have been an eternal spring reigning over all the terrestrial globe 1; nature was the contrary of what it is now – thus leaving an enormous margin for the antiquity of those periods” and then adds: (b) “Spring, professor of the Faculty of Medicine at Liege, found in a grotto near Namur, in the mountain of Chauvaux, numerous human bones ‘of a race quite distinct from ours.‘”

Skulls exhumed in Austria offered a great analogy with those of African negro races, according to Littre, while others, discovered on the shores of the Danube and the Rhine, resembled the skulls of the Caribs and those of the ancient inhabitants of Peru and Chili. Still, the Deluge,whether Biblical or Atlantean, was denied. But further geological discoveries having made Gaudry write conclusively: “Our forefathers were positively contemporaneous with the rhinoceros tichorrhinus, thehippopotamus major“,and add that the soil called diluvial in geology “was formed partially at least after man’s apparition on earth” – Littre pronounced himself finally. He then showed the necessity, before “the resurrection of so many old witnesses,” of rehandling all the origins, all the durations, and added that there was AN AGE hitherto unknown to study “either at the dawn of the actual epoch or, as I believe, at the beginning of the epoch which preceded it.

The types of the skulls found in Europe are of two kinds, as is well known: the orthognathous and the prognathous, or the Caucasian and the negro types, such as are now found only in the African and the lower savage tribes. Professor Heer – who argues that the facts of Botany necessitate the hypothesis of an Atlantis – has shown that the plants of the Neolithic lake-villagers are mainly of African origin. How did the latter come to be in Europe if there was no former point of union between Africa and Europe? How many thousand years ago did the seventeen men live whose skeletons were exhumed in the Department of the Haute Garonne, in a squatting posture near the remains of a coal fire, with some amulets and broken crockery around them, and in company with the bearspelæus, the Elephas primigenius, the aurochs (regarded by Cuvier as a distinct species), the Megaceros hibernicus – all antediluvian mammals? Certainly at a most distant epoch, but not one which carries us further back than the Quaternary. A much greater antiquity for Man has yet to be proved. Dr. James Hunt, the late President of the Anthropological Society, makes it 9,000,000 years. This man of science, at any rate, makes some approach to our esoteric computation, if we leave the first two semi-human, ethereal races, and the early Third Race out of the computation.

The question, however, arises – who were these Palæolithic men of the European quaternary epoch? Were they aboriginal, or the outcome of some immigration dating back into the unknown past? The latter is the only tenable hypothesis, as all scientists agree in eliminating Europe from the category of possible “cradles of mankind.” Whence, then, radiated the various successive streams of “primitive” men?

The earliest Palæolithic men in Europe – about whose origin Ethnology is silent, and whose very characteristics are but imperfectly known, though expatiated on as “ape-like” by imaginative writers such as Mr. Grant Allen – were of pure Atlantean and “Africo”-Atlantean stocks. 2 (It must be borne in mind that by this time the Atlantis continent itself was a dream of the past.) Europe in the quaternary epoch was very different from the Europe of to-day, being then only in process of formation. It was united to N. Africa – or rather what is now N. Africa – by a neck of land running across the present Straits of Gibraltar – N. Africa thus constituting a species of extension of Spain, while a broad sea washed the great basin of the Sahara. Of the great Atlantis, the main bulk of which sank in the Miocene, there remained only Ruta and Daitya and a stray island or so. The Atlantean connections of the forefathers 3 of the Palæolithic cave-men are evidenced by the upturning of fossil skulls (in Europe) reverting closely to the West Indian Carib and ancient Peruviantype – a mystery indeed to all those who refuse to sanction the “hypothesis” of a former Atlantic continent to bridge the ocean (Cf. “Scientific and geological proofs of the reality of several submerged continents”). What are we also to make of the fact that while de Quatrefages points to that “magnificent race,” the TALL Cro-Magnon cave-men and the Guanches ofthe Canary Islands as representatives of one type – Virchow also allies the Basques with the latter in a similar way? Professor Retzius independently proves the relationship of the aboriginalAmerican dolichocephalous tribes and these same Guanches. The several links in the chain of evidence are securely joined together. Legions of similar facts could be adduced. As to the African tribes – themselves diverging offshoots of Atlanteans modified by climate and conditions – they crossed into Europe over the peninsula which made the Mediterranean an inland sea. Fine races were many of these European cave-men; the Cro-Magnon, for instance. But, as was to be expected,progress is almost non-existent through the whole of the vast period allotted by Science to the Chipped Stone-Age. 4 The cyclic impulse downwardsweighs heavily on the stocks thus transplanted – the incubus of theAtlantean Karma is upon them. Finally, Palæolithic man makes room for his successor – and disappears almost entirely from the scene. Professor Lefevre asks in this connection:

“Has the Polished succeeded the Chipped Stone-Age by an imperceptible transition, or was it due to an invasion of brachycephalous Celts? But whether, again, the deterioration produced in the populations of La Vezere was the result of violent crossings, or of a general retreat northwards in the wake of the reindeer, is of little moment to us.” He continues:

“Meantime the bed of the ocean has been upheaved, Europe is now fully formed, her flora and fauna fixed. With the taming of the dog begins the pastoral life. We enter on those polished stone and bronze periods, which succeed each other at irregular intervals, which even overlap one another in the midst of ethnical fusions and migrations. . . . The primitive European populations are interrupted in their special evolution and, without perishing, become absorbed in other races, engulfed . . . by successive waves of migration overflowing from Africa, possibly from a lost Atlantis [?? far too late by æons of years] and from prolific Asia . . . all FORERUNNERS OF THE GREAT ARYAN INVASION” (Fifth Race).

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1 Scientists now admit that Europe enjoyed in the Miocene times a warm, in the Pliocene or later Tertiary, a temperate climate. Littre’s contention as to the balmy spring of theQuaternary – to which deposits M. de Perthes’ discoveries of flint implements are traceable (since when the Somme has worn down its valley many scores of feet) – must be accepted with much reservation. The Somme-valley relics are post-glacial, and possibly point to the immigration of savages during one of the more temperate periods intervening betweenminor ages of Ice.
2 “Whence they (the old cave-men) came, we cannot tell” (Grant Allen).
The palæolithic hunters of the Somme Valley did not originate in that inhospitable climate, but moved into Europe from some more genial region – (Dr. Southall, “Epoch of the Mammoth“, p. 315).
3 The pure Atlantean stocks – of which the tall quaternary cave-men were, in part, the direct descendants – immigrated into Europe long prior to the Glacial Period; in fact as far back as the Pliocene and Miocene times in the Tertiary. The worked Miocene flints of Thenay, and the traces of Pliocene man discovered by Professor Capellini in Italy, are witnesses to the fact. These colonists were portions of the once glorious race, whose cycle from the Eocene downwards had been running down the scale.
4 The artistic skill displayed by the old cave-men renders the hypothesis which regards them as approximations to the “pithecanthropus alalus” – that very mythical Hæckelian monster – an absurdity requiring no Huxley or Schmidt to expose it. We see in their skill in engraving a gleam of Atlantean culture atavistically re-appearing. It will be remembered that Donnelly regards modern European as a renaissance of Atlantean civilization. (“Atlantis,” pp. 237-264.)

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The Secret Doctrine, ii 737–741
H. P. Blavatsky

The Importance Of Sound, Frequency & Vibration In Our Daily Lives

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“If you want to learn the secrets of the universe, think of energy, frequency, and vibration.” – Nikola Tesla

If you think of reality as a gigantic satellite radio, then we are all frequencies that are being broadcast through the same receiver. This satellite radio (aka: God/the Universe/love/all-that-is) offers an endless amount of stations all at once, and you can dial in to any frequency that feels best. Simply put, think of this… just because you may turn to Z100 on the radio dial, it doesn’t mean that HOT97 doesn’t also exist, it’s just that Z100 is the particular frequency that you prefer to vibrate on, because this station has the melodies that move you. Others may find their rhythm from different melodies, but all of life is music nonetheless.

Our frequencies in our daily life manifest in what you “frequently see.” Whether through synchronicities, miracles, hardships, or tribulation, there are always valuable lessons to be learned from what you’re attracting in accordance to your vibration. Like moths to a flame, you will always attract situations that are in exact alignment with your vibration, as every person, place, or experience becomes magnetized to you as a mirror to reflect what you’re reflecting. You can learn from the experience and vibrate higher, or these same experiences will continue to manifest themselves until your frequency changes.

 

 

Stop and Fall In Love With This Moment …

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Fall in love with this moment, my friend. Anything less than this creates suffering. 

Stop arguing with what is, my friend. This argument is the root cause of all conflict, within you and within the world.

This moment cannot be changed, controlled, improved, or made to vanish. It is as it is, and it cannot be any other way. It is a fact of reality.

This moment is in love with you, exactly as you are. It doesn’t care whether you resist or argue or turn away, it doesn’t try to change you, it doesn’t try to make you respond with open arms, and neither does it leave you when you reject it. Whatever your state of mind, this moment is still here, right up close and absolutely naked, as it is.

This moment gives itself to you wholeheartedly, in all its glory and all its horror. This moment is your most faithful friend, totally devoted to you.

When it hurts, when your mind contorts in agony, when you strive to make this moment conform to your idea of how it should be, it is you that suffers. This moment is untouched by your suffering.

If you really want freedom, then stop the fight, stop the argument, simply stop. In stopping, there is a surrender of the mind. And in this surrender there is a relaxation, an opening. And in this opening, there is a clear seeing of the fact of reality. It has nothing to do with liking or disliking, nothing to do with pleasure or pain. It has everything to do with intimacy. Simply being intimate with what is.

So, fall in love with this moment, my friend. It is the only freedom available to you.

Paradigm Shift ~ 16 Excuses To Transform Into Powerful Affirmations

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What would my life look like without these excuses and how would it feel? Dr. Wayne Dyer self-help author, motivational and transformational speaker, gives us insight into how to change our excuses into positive affirmations daily to see a change in your thoughts and intention.

 

1) Excuse – It will be difficult. > Becomes >

ANSWER — I have the ability to accomplish any task I set my mind to with ease and comfort.

 

2) Excuse – It is going to be risky. > Becomes >

ANSWER — Being myself involves no risk. It is my ultimate truth and I live fearlessly.

 

3) Excuse – It is going to take a long time. > Becomes >

ANSWER — I have infinite patience when it comes to fulfilling my own destiny.

 

4) Excuse – I don’t deserve it. > Becomes >

ANSWER — I am divine creation — a piece of God – how can I be undeserving?

 

5) Excuse – It is not my nature. > Becomes >

ANSWER — My essential nature is perfect and faultless — it is to this nature that I return

 

6) Excuse – I can’t afford it. > Becomes >

ANSWER — I am connected to unlimited source of abundance.

 

7) Excuse – Nobody will help me

ANSWER — The right circumstances and people are already here and will show up on time.

 

8) Excuse – It has never happened before

ANSWER — I am open and willing to attract all that I desire beginning here and now

 

9) Excuse – I am not strong enough

ANSWER – I have access to unlimited assistance. My strength comes from my connection to my source.

 

10) Excuse – I am not smart enough

ANSWER — I’m a creation of the divine mind, all is perfect and I am a genius in my own right.

 

11) Excuse – I am too old — not old enough.

ANSWER — I am an infinite being — the age of my body has no bearing on what I do or who I am.

 

12) Excuse – It’s too big. > Becomes>

ANSWER — I think only about what I can do now. By thinking small I accomplish great things.

 

13) Excuse– I don’t have the energy.

ANSWER — I feel passionately about my life. And this passion fills me with excitement and energy.

 

14) Excuse – It is my personal family history

ANSWER — I live in the present moment by being grateful for all of my life experiences as a child.

 

15) Excuse – I am too busy. > Becomes >

ANSWER — As I un clutter my life I free myself to answer the callings of my soul.

 

16) Excuse – I am too scared. > Becomes >

ANSWER — I can accomplish anything I put my mind to because I know I’m never alone.

 

Sources:
Dr. Wayne Dyer – Excuses Be Gone 

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Theosophy ~ Wisdom In Action – Part I

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   The atoms emanated from the Central Point emanate in their turn new centres of energy, which, under the potential breath of Fohat, begin their work from within without, and multiply other minor centres. These, in the course of evolution and involution, form in their turn the roots or developing causes of new effects, from worlds and ‘man-bearing’ globes, down to the genera, species, and classes of all the seven kingdoms (of which we know only four). For ‘the blessed workers have received the Thyan-kam, in the eternity’ (Book of The Aphorisms of Tson-ka-pa).

   ‘Thyan-kam‘ is the power or knowledge of guiding the impulses of cosmic energy in the right direction.

The Secret Doctrine, i 635

Every human soul is an apprentice in the sacrificial art of applying cosmic energies for the sake of universal good. Thus, all human evolution is a record of lessons learnt, lost and rediscovered in the arduous practice of Karma Yoga. The ragged and uneven tale of recorded history and the glamour of current events are nothing but the distorted image of the pilgrimage of humanity reflected in the inverted lens of egotism. As a result, individuals oscillate between a sense of starvation for meaning in events and a sense of being overwhelmed by their magnitude. Nevertheless, there must be true Karma Yogins in disguise on the stage of the world’s theatre, individuals with a measure of maturity, from whose sacrificial examples earnest students of human life may learn. Unfortunately, the energy of action is most easily stimulated by egotism, engendering a momentum that is sometimes linked to a grandiose conception of the world and of history, seemingly independent of self. Then through subsuming one’s false sense of identity under some vague notion like national destiny, one can view one’s life in terms of a false drama. Very often figures in public life are caught up in just such a melodramatic response to chaotic events; they regard their own choices as unique, unprecedented, momentous, fraught with extreme consequences for the future. There is in all of this, of course, an absurd element of unreality. Such illusion is conveyed in the story of the French writer who imagined a poignant meeting of some of the great women of history, including Cleopatra. Gathering together in their old age, and looking back upon their lives, they recognize their relative irrelevance. Plato in his dialogues made much the same point by putting into perspective the presumed importance of what happened in Troy.

In a world of imperfect beings, certain events and actions inevitably assume a much greater magnitude than they truly deserve in the longer view of history. Nature moves gradually, working silently and gestating invisibly under the soil. This is true of the work of sun and fire, sky and earth, air and water; all mirror in time the archetypal realm of Aether-Akasha. As Kropotkin pointed out, one could hardly recognize from a study of earthquakes and volcanic explosions the vast geological changes that take place over millions of years, proceeding through minute imperceptible increments. These almost invisible changes can accumulate to set off a shifting in the continents. Thus, massive volcanic eruptions, for example, are the result of a long series of tremors, though they come about as abrupt precipitations filled with fury and force. So long as human beings remain trapped in the realm of effects, seeing only with the physical eye and considering only a very narrow view of time, they will have no sense of the majesty and symphonic resonance of Nature, nor will they feel its resonance in their lives. Instead, they will be caught in what Thoreau called a life of quiet desperation. They will react only to whatever seems to be titanic, dramatic or volcanic, and so reinforce their subservience to the illusion of effects.

Although true of human beings in general, it is especially true of those figures in history who are powerful in a conventional sense. Whether one considers a figure like Alexander or a Genghis Khan, or a more contemporary figure like General Douglas MacArthur, one can see that it is easy for such dedicated and determined individuals to become suddenly caught in the maya of the magnification of importance of events. There may have been an element of truth in what General MacArthur saw, at the time of the Korean War, as the tremendous effect upon China of the actions of the United States. At the same time, his judgement isolated China and the United States from the rest of the world. Unlike the more discerning Lord Louis Mountbatten, he was insensitive to the aspirations of millions of souls in many burgeoning nations, great and small.

Whatever the details of an historical judgement, once one leaves out of account large portions of humanity, one can be right at a certain level, though at the expense of being caught in an exaggeration. Yet it was this same sense of the enormity of events that made MacArthur the man he was, a man capable of rendering a far greater service to the nation of Japan than he himself ever realized. As a nation stultified by its immense but wounded pride, Japan required extraordinarily delicate handling. Not only that, it needed to be shown a way out. In doing this, it was necessary to act with a true humanitarian instinct, free from any taint of racism and based on a genuine love for the Japanese people. Out of his soldier’s ability to distinguish between the Japanese people and their defeated generals, it was possible for MacArthur to assist in the greatest transformation of Japanese history since the Meiji restoration. If this was evident at the time to some, though perhaps less so now to many observers, its long run and fundamental importance will not emerge until after the end of the present century, when Japan shall have fully worked out all the implications of the route it has taken – breaking with elements of its own tradition, gaining an unprecedented economic ascendancy, and yet feeling itself weighed down by the anxiety that accompanies frenetic success.

The karmic lesson to be drawn is that even the most remarkable figures in history, whether statesmen, military figures or politicians, often cannot gauge the significance of the events they seem to initiate. That man is wise in his time who, without exaggerating or underestimating his own role, understands something of Tolstoy’s view in War and Peace – that the commanding generals are irrelevant and that in a sense even the vast masses of soldiers are acted upon. There is a mighty force at work in history, moving in mysterious ways through myriad wills. How they all clash and combine and resolve themselves is difficult indeed to know. It certainly cannot be understood if one subscribes to some simplistic Great Man theory of history or military strategy. Here one may learn from the example of General George C. Marshall. As a man, he no doubt took his profession as seriously as did General MacArthur; yet he was fortunate not to have had any other advantage save loyalty to his family, loyalty to what had been done before and loyalty to his teachers. Working hard and well, he at no point found spectacular success, yet he acquired a considerable wisdom in action. For a general or anyone involved in strategic planning, wisdom in action is crucial, less in regard to one’s own sphere than in reference to understanding other human beings and in choosing and drawing out their hidden potential. The ability to groom talent innately presupposes some measure of self-confidence and selflessness.

This may be seen clearly in the extraordinary choice made silently and far-sightedly by Marshall of his supreme commander in Europe. At the time Marshall’s eye fell on him, Dwight D. Eisenhower was in a position to become the commandant of a military college, in which capacity he could have developed his own deep interest in the profession of military strategy. Marshall wrote to him, suggesting that he might, if he liked, come to Washington and serve in a thoroughly unimportant role as a kind of attache; Eisenhower wrote frankly of this, remarking that the position of commandant was extremely tempting, but that, out of pure and simple respect for General Marshall, he would take up his offer. What Marshall knew relatively early in the war, but kept to himself, was that there would one day come an extraordinary challenge to selfless coordination among the different allied nations. It would require a quality for which America does not prepare its people – letting others take the credit while standing behind the visible scene. It requires the ability in repetitious and protracted arenas of conflict to be cool and constructive. Marshall knew that any officer who could eventually play this role in the most crucial engagements at the end of the war would have to be trained in anonymity.

If it required a certain karmic insight on the part of Marshall to choose Eisenhower, it required a certain Buddhic intuition on the part of Eisenhower to respond to the call. Hence, he embarked upon a long apprenticeship which featured little of the excitement that he would have enjoyed had he been commandant of a college teaching military strategy. In fact, most of his duties were chores. In effect, Eisenhower merely polished the shoes of his commander, but he was happy to stay put, to watch and learn. Marshall knew that it would require an extraordinary wisdom, when the time came, to match up to the brilliance and force of personality of men like Harold Alexander, Alanbrooke and the other English generals. Most of them were well schooled in a philosophy of true sportsmanship, selflessness and disinterestedness; but at the same time it would also be necessary to cope with MacArthur-like figures on the British side such as General Bernard Law Montgomery. Remarkably, when Eisenhower was appointed as supreme commander, he quickly won the respect of Alexander and all the others, who saw that he could not be drawn into competitive games, let alone the nationalistic rivalries that were part of the high command.

Instead, they found in Eisenhower someone who was willing to learn, willing to stay quiet, but at the same time extremely strong; he was waiting to act and to act with a decisiveness born of deliberation. Eisenhower worked as karma works. When there were critical choices to be made at the end of the war, decisions affecting millions of lives and the concerted effort to bring the war to a close, the last-minute freedom of decision was left in Eisenhower’s hands. Under karma he was able to initiate the final move so that World War II in Europe ended on the eighth of May, White Lotus Day, 1945. Here one may discern theNirmanakaya influence at work, affecting selfless and open-minded individuals through their dreams and intuitions, their imagination and ideals. That larger force may also be discerned in the closure of World War II in Asia on the twelfth of August, 1945, the birth anniversary of H.P. Blavatsky. Thus one finds the most remarkable karma quietly at work; for those who were truly awake and alive to the meaning of events in 1945, it was a time of extraordinary tension, far greater than anything that has taken place since. In the intervening years lesser persons have been dislodged by relatively minor crises. None of them had had a preparation in living through crises, making distinctions and learning from events. Such is the mark of the Karma Yogin in the realm of public affairs.

Hermes, June 1985
Raghavan Iyer

Health ~ Do you Know What Will Happen if You Drink Coconut Water For 7 Days

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Many people are claiming that coconut water has a magical effect on our health. You may have heard about the coconut oil and some benefits it offers. In this article you will learn about the biggest benefits of coconut water of which you may never heard.

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Seeds for Meditation

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On the idea that balance can unbalance us:

“Something is always born of excess … Great art was born of great terrors, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities, and it always balances them.”
~ Anaïs Nin

We ought not, perhaps, underestimate our wish to lose our balance, even though it’s often easier to get up than to fall over. Indeed, the sign that something does matter to us is that we lose our steadiness.

Image:  Rainbow at the bottom of the Firefalls, Yosemite National Park

Are You An Empath, or Just Highly Sensitive?

empath-or-highly-sensitiveEmpath: A person who is capable of feeling the emotions or physical symptoms of others even if they themselves are not going through the same situation or events. 

Highly Sensitive: Used to describe a person who has high sensory awareness and often feels extremely emotional or in-tune with their surroundings. 

It is estimated that around 15-20 percent of the population is highly sensitive and another 2-3 percent of the population are empaths.

The term “empath” has been growing in popularity however, many are confused about what it actually means and mistaken it to describe someone who is highly sensitive.

Being an empath is really like having clairsentient abilities whereas being a highly sensitive individual is more about enhanced sensory awareness.

To put it simply- empaths pick on up energy whereas highly sensitive people pick up on sensory stimuli.

The difference is important because those who are highly sensitive can learn to protect their energy using various mindfulness tools however, empaths really need to learn how to harness their talents and channel them into something deeper.

So, what are the traits of an Empath?

  • People feel comfortable telling you their personal stories and often comment how good they feel after talking to you, but you usually feel worse after talking to them.
  • You experience aches and pains that are also being experienced by your loved ones or the people around you.
  • When you are around others, you can pick up on certain energies and emotions, however when you are on your own, you feel a sense of calm and normality.
  • You have trouble concentrating when others are around, or you feel overwhelmed easily when hanging around others, especially in crowded places.
  • Some people appear to be intimidated by you as they can feel that you can see right through them.
  • You understand or comprehend a lot of what others are going through and seem to know more than you were verbally told.
  • You can instantly detect and absorb the emotions of others and feel them on a physical level.
  • When you are around certain people you find yourself acting out of character or doing things you wouldn’t normally do.
  • You have a hard time navigating through your own feelings and emotions and working out why you feel a certain way.
  • You feel a certain way but have no idea why, only to find out that someone close to you is going through the same emotions.
  • In Astrology, empaths usually have their Moon in a water sign or another sensitive placement.

Compare this to the traits of a Highly Sensitive Person:

  • You feel your emotions or the emotions of others on a deeper level.
  • You have the tendency to be more reactive than normal in emotional situations. Many might accuse you of being overly dramatic or that you need to calm down.
  • You tend to take things very personally and are easily offended or disgruntled by other people’s thoughts and actions.
  • You prefer to do things on your own and avoid hanging out in groups.
  • You have a harder time making decisions because you are more aware of the possible outcomes.
  • You have the ability to notice the finer details in your surroundings are are often sensitive to noise, colors and other stimuli.
  • You have a hard time watching scary or violent movies and are easily moved by emotional scenes.
  • You have tendency to cry more often and can sometimes be triggered to cry when others are crying.
  • You are often more polite and conscientious than normal due to the fact that you are more aware of your surroundings.
  • Often there is a  propensity to developing anxiety, especially in social situations.
  • In Astrology, a highly sensitive person usually has many planets in water signs.

Whether you resonate with being an empath or a highly sensitive person (or a bit of both), there are ways you can calm your feelings such as learning somemindfulness tools, practicing meditation and setting firm boundaries with others.

As an empath however, you may find these practices a little more challenging. Instead, you may benefit from working on an energetic level rather than an emotional or psychological one.

Try cleansing your etheric body often using sage, carrying around a protective crystal, or perhaps even seek out different forms of energy healing. You can also channel your abilities into psychic awareness or development.

Being an empath or highly sensitive person is definitely something that you can use to your advantage and the more you begin to master your abilities, the easier they will be to manage.

At the end of the day, we are all effected by the emotions, thoughts and feelings of others whether we realize it or not. Our energy is not limited to the containers of our physical body and the more we tap into this idea and grow in awareness, the more we can use it towards realizing our potential.

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Seeds for Meditation

teardrop_Jackson CarsonAll things change.
The root of the situation is in decay.
This is in the natural order;
No blame, no fear.

There is a great work before you
A path you have dreamed of and desired
The key to unlock the gates of your abundance is held by you
Unlock the gate by discharging fear and doubt
Gratitude is the elixir.

Look into the past
And examine what has
Led to this period of dissolution.
Liberate negative emotions by simply acknowledging them.
Changing your inner attitude does the repair.

Quesapita or Pitadilla?

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Either way, the names say it all.  I happened to have some leftover fresh pita and thought – maybe I can stuff it with cheese and cook it like a grilled cheese sandwich.  And it worked!  There are no special tricks here.  Simply preheat a pan to medium heat, cut off the end of a pita, fill it with some slices of cheese, butter one side and cook for around 2 minutes meanwhile buttering the other side.  Cook on the other side for two minutes or until browned and the cheese inside is melted.

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Easy, hand held cheese, um, quesapita? Pitadilla? Grilled cheeseapita?  You be the judge!

Eat Well!

~Trish

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In Praise of Darkness: Henry Beston on How the Beauty of Night Nourishes the Human Spirit

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“Our fantastic civilization has fallen out of touch with many aspects of nature, and with none more completely than night. Primitive folk, gathered at a cave mouth round a fire, do not fear night; they fear, rather, the energies and creatures to whom night gives power; we of the age of the machines, having delivered ourselves of nocturnal enemies, now have a dislike of night itself. With lights and ver more lights, we drive the holiness and beauty of night back to the forests and the sea; the little villages, the crossroads even, will have none of it. Are modern folk, perhaps, afraid of the night? Do they fear that vast serenity, the mystery of infinite space, the austerity of the stars? Having made themselves at home in a civilization obsessed with power, which explains its whole world in terms of energy, do they fear at night for their dull acquiescence and the pattern of their beliefs? Be the answer what it will, to-day’s civilization is full of people who have not the slightest notion of the character or the poetry of night, who have never even seen night. Yet to live thus, to know only artificial night, is as absurd and evil as to know only artificial day.”

~ writer and naturalist Henry Beston (June 1, 1888–April 15, 1968)

Uncle Tony’s Seafood Is Now On The Net

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After much anticipation, our brother, Anthony, the genius behind such posts as Anthony’s Awesome Seafood Tacos and Smoked Salmon and Jalapeno Appetizer, has put his world-class smoked salmon on the net for all.  Woo hoo!  So, if you are looking for the best smoked salmon on the planet, be sure to contact him today at Uncle Tony’s Seafood.  No order is too small or too big.

Best,

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