Ashé Oracle Forecast: Week of 5/8/2017 [#StarsAndSymbols]

🔼 AshĂ© Oracle Forecast 🔼
Week of Monday, May 8, 2017 

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1.) YOU NOW
🔼: 9 of Swords đŸ”Ș

Mental unrest is the big theme this week. Although people seem to be doing fine, many are fighting invisible battles. For motivation to overcome these obstacles, think back to a time when you realized your fear & anxiety were all figments of your imagination, a time when you worried yourself ragged only to realize you were worried about nothing. If necessary, take an honest look at what you consider entertainment, as it is all too easy to be overstimulated by conflicting, psychologically abusive programming in this day and age. You are what you entertain. 🌟

2.) HIDDEN INFLUENCE
🔼: Page Of Wands đŸ”„

It is not yet consciously apparent, but your creative will power is being aroused. With the support of a higher power, you are being conditioned to co-create the life you envision. Watch out for a childlike need to be entertained, & acknowledge your preoccupation with sex so that you may channel such potent energy more constructively. 🌟

3.) VISIBLE DEVELOPMENTS
🔼: Ace Of Pentacles 💰

Make room on your trophy shelf, because Another One is coming. Isn’t it nice to have something tangible to show for all your effort? Whether it’s a better paying position or a certificate of achievement, be sure to celebrate the prosperity with which you are blessed right now. 🌟

4.) YOU in the PAST
🔼: Queen Of Pentacles 💰

Prior to this week, you have been preparing for material abundance by tending to your resources, learning how to appreciate/maximize what you have, & fostering growth. Are you ready to reap the rewards?

5.) YOU in the FUTURE
🔼: 14 / Temperance 🙏

As you begin to think more about the big picture, long range vision of your life, you will start to benefit from “Opportunity Perspective”, aka the ability to take your current circumstance (“good” or “bad”) & frame it so that it benefits you in the long run. This way you can turn any experience into the gift that keeps on giving. 🌟

I leave you with DJ Khaled‘s latest offering. My theory is that incorporating the word “one” as a lyric in a popular song is a music industry magic trick used to boost sales, gain airplay, and top the charts.  It’s an affirmation! You can find “I’m The one” featuring everybody Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper, & Lil Wayne on my May 2017 Playlist.

beyoncĂ©, as a goddess: oshĂșn [#StarsAndSymbols]

here at shady sun, we believe that, whether they are conscious of it or not, the most enduringly successful pop cultural icons enrich their work with the symbolism of an acutely deliberate variety. drawing from the rich [and often intersecting] archetypes of astrology, numerology, mythology, tarot, etc, the themes and motifs of these “stars” seem to parallel certain legends that live immortalized in the collective unconscious. the existence of the famous figure bears a striking resemblance to something we’ve seen all before, at some point, in another dimension maybe, but it’s unique enough to keep us engaged as if we haven’t already seen unfold this story.

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when we reconnect with our roots, we see the world with new eyes. as i study ifa, santerĂ­a and voodoo, my lens to the outside world, particularly pop culture, has a fresh filter. just as i did, many others who are and have been familiar with this way of life are claiming a connection between lemonade, beyoncĂ©’s latest offering, and the spirit of the afro-cuban deity oshĂșn.

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oshĂșn is an orisha. to give praise where it’s due, she is one of the most celebrated orishas. for those of us who have never encountered them by name, the orishas are divine forces of nature that are revered, channeled, followed and praised for their supernatural powers and graceful guardianship. 2db94430e52a262324a0e3ccaf819ba1

if we all come from africa, one would posit that the greco-roman pantheon of gods is a derivative of this african ensemble of supernatural entities. if so, oshĂșn would be foremother of aphrodite/venus, goddess of love and luxury. in that vein, oshĂșn is regarded as the sweetest and most beautiful of all the orishas, the one we turn to when we wish to attract life’s treasures and indulge in romance.

she is also sought out for relief from harsh conditions, such as when she lightened her skin and hair to accompany the west africans who were brought to caribbean as slaves. under catholic rule on the island of cuba, yoruba’s oshĂșn was syncretized to our lady of charity, the saint who was called upon to aid the newly enslaved prisoners.

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it is because of oshĂșn’s affinity for the finer things, as well as her ability to circulate and arouse love, she knows more than anyone else how it feels to live through oppressive circumstances such as poverty, oppression, rejection, neglect, and heartache. enter beyoncĂ©.

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daily 4cast: 6/20/2015 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Saturday
6/20/2015 
Starring:
Moon [in Leo] conjunct Venus/Jupiter [in Leo]
Moon [in Leo] trine Uranus [in Aries], Pallas [in Sagittarius]

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Unleash your inner child so that your spirit may finally run free. When you allow yourself to play like you used to before you were made to play by someone else’s rules, your perception of life will expand far and wide enough to blow your mind. Imagine you can bring to life your wildest wish: what would that be, and when you make it happen, what will it look like?

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daily 4cast: 6/13/2015 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Saturday
6/13/2015
Starring:
Venus [in Leo] sextile North Node [in Libra]
Co-Starring:
Moon [in Taurus] trine Pluto [in Capricorn]
Moon [in Taurus] square Jupiter [in Leo]
Moon [in Taurus] sextile Neptune/Chiron [in Pisces]

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Today everyone is inclined to possess an awareness of drama and theatrics, coupled with a charming finesse, so The Ones who actively own their inner performer know quite well how to get away with murder when necessary. Whether you actually commit such a crime just because you can is up to you and whichever god[s] to whom you choose to answer. Morality is best left in the hand’s of the individual. It’s almost easy to judge and condemn the way others behave in this play called life, but until you live the life of someone else, it may be best not to judge their intentions. There’s always more to the story, so what’s wrong to one person may be an act of survival to the next.

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i become king [#ScrambledArt]

when I become king
and I rule the free world
I will order the law in my image
so everyone knows I have
the right to be supreme

when I become king
and I command the land with my staff
I will enter rooms in royal fashion
so I am received with love and laughter
the reaction is like I’m golden

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when I become king
and I bring my opponent to his knees
I will never have to fight again
so that I can live in peace and prosper
the obstacles I overcome bow at my feet

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daily 4cast: 4/10/2015 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Friday
4/10/2015
Starring:
Sun [in Aries] conjunct Mercury [in Aries]
Co-Starring:
Moon [in Capricorn] conjunct Pallas [in Capricorn]
Moon [in Capricorn] trine Mars [in Taurus]
Moon [in Capricorn] sextile Vesta [in Pisces]

If you were a bit indecisive or scattered yesterday, you have arrived at a conclusion today. You probably had some time to rest, reflect, meditate, pray, think things through, weight your options, and most importantly listen to your heart. Now you know exactly what needs to be done to advance to the next level and intend to get to work immediately. The question is, will you do it?

You may be tempted to withhold your verdict to avoid a response of rejection, but remember that jumping to conclusions and projecting your assumptions is a surefire way to miss an opportunity to connect. A closed mouth simply does not get fed, just as a closed heart is unable to receive the love and support it so desperately needs. How can you expect to grow and if you’re holding on to the skin that you are meant to shed for fear of being cold and exposed?

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If you feel something, say something. Speak up.  Being vulnerable and revealing your emotional truth doesn’t make you weak or any less competent. If anything, it makes you relatable, which will garner support. Yes, there is a possibility that you may not get the feedback you anticipated, but life goes on.  Continue reading

daily 4cast: 3/1/2015 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Sunday
3/1/2015
Starring:
Sun [in Pisces] inconjunct North Node [in Libra]
Venus [in Aries] opposite North Node [in Libra]
Co-Starring:
Moon [in Cancer] inconjunct Pallas [in Sagittarius]

It may feel like your ultimate objective is foreign in that it exists outside of you. It’s out there, but it’s not at all in close proximity or easy to reach. You want it now without having to go out of your way, but as you are confronted with the reality of distance, you begin to wonder if you even want it anymore. It may seem as if you have to give up the center piece to complete your puzzle, but it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see that doesn’t make much sense.

   Perhaps the direction toward which you are being guided isn’t in agreement with your individual value system. Maybe your idea of yourself and who you are and what you are capable of is incongruent to your aspiration. It’s like you know your calling, but you’re unsure of how exactly you are supposed to get from here to there without selling your soul or sacrificing the rhythmic style of your method.  So yes, maybe it’s not for you after all, but what if it is and you just haven’t seen it clearly yet?

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Instead of allowing your worries, neuroses, and self-proclaimed shortcomings to keep you separate from your sense of destiny, take all your personal resources and core characteristics and identify ways in which you can alter their respective functions, even if these alterations challenge your notion of the world and your unique existence within it. Continue reading

daily 4cast: 2/18/2015 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Wednesday
2/18/2015
Starring:
Pisces New Moon [Sun in Pisces conjunct Moon in Pisces]
Jupiter [in Leo] inconjunct Ceres [in Capricorn]
Co-Starring:
Moon [in Aquarius] sextile Pallas [in Sagittarius]
Moon [in Aquarius] semi-sextile Venus/Mars [in Pisces]
Featuring:
Sun enters Pisces

Today you may feel the effects of reality in an altered state. Perhaps you’re still drunk from Fat Tuesday, but if not, what you’re experiencing is a oneness with spirit. You are in tune with metaphysical forces and you are ready to speak the language of the unseen. Life is all so dreamy now. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to recreate the world in the image of your most glamorous fantasy?

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It doesn’t matter if it’s realistic today. There is something greater than what we are able to sense in the material realm, and if ever there were a time to cultivate your connection to the supernatural, it’s now. Continue reading

a quietude of extremes [#ScrambledArt]

a quietude of extremes

menaces the master of the obvious

the masses are eluded by its transitional nuance

as it traverses the polar spectrum in a cataclysm of silence

contrary to its contemporaries

its wealth is in its stealth

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sunny w/ a chance of shade: cancer new moon [#StarsAndSymbols]

there is a transformation that occurs when we express ourselves fearlessly in the moment. the responses that are elicited by living truthfully are testimonies to our inherent power, but only if we claim it as our own. self-engagement can be so enrapturing that it is startling to be confronted by the inevitable reaction of disagreement, as others try to solve our riddles, searching the depths for that thing within us that triggers their own feelings of uneasiness. in those moments it is important for us to recognize our own individual influences, as we are capable of affecting our environment, no matter how our respective presences are received by other people. if we choose to dim our lights and shy away from the awesomeness of authenticity in order to manipulate the external factors, our power is projected, giving it away for others to wield as they wish. when we risk our emotional comfort by embracing the sometimes controversial originality of this existence as it is embodied within us all, despite the adversity we may face from those suffering from their own psychologically projected traumas, then we begin to transcend the darkness with the dawn of limitless light.

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the new moon is exact on June 26, 2014 at 4:08 AM EST in 5 degrees cancer, the mother of the zodiac. as always, the new moon is the beginning of a lunation [lunar cycle] prompted by the conjunction of the sun [ego expression] and moon [subconscious reaction], so it represents an initiation or a starting point. this is a chance to wipe the slate clean and start, and the quality of the start will relate to the realm of cancer [the experience of emotions]. when two planets come together in conjunction to unify as a single energy, the effect can be either volatile or harmonious, or both. it all depends on the other aspects.

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