Ashé Oracle Forecast: Week of 2/20/2017 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Ashé Oracle Forecast:
Week of Monday 2/20/2017

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Card 1: “What is my greatest potential this week?”
🔮: 7 of Congo – La Sirène

It is within my power to prompt interpersonal revelations. If I choose to acknowledge the access I have to disparate domains, I will be able to make memorable connections that might otherwise go unmade.

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Card 2: “What is being asked of me?”
🔮: 2 of Santería – Olofi

For the sake of adjusting to this ever-active cycle of personal growth, I must continually re-align my energetic body in response my shifting state of being. It is important that I move around this world in a way that both celebrates and stimulates my creative potential through all the various stages of my development.

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Card 3: “What mystery is being revealed to me this week?”
🔮: 13 – Les Morts

By the time this week is over, I will have attained a greater awareness of the line that separates life and afterlife. Perhaps the best way to begin this process is to speak with some spirit who knows what it feels like to live through death.

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I pull these cards for me and anyone else aligned with the frequency of my vibration. This is our best week, so let’s live it in the best possible way, with God’s grace and the love of our ancestors… 🙏 If you have any questions, or if you are interested in a personal reading of your own, slide all in the way in my DM. Shout-out to Louie Martinié who created this New Orleans Voodoo Tarot Deck with Sally Ann Glassman.

Weekly Tarot Reading: 1/30/2017 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Weekly Tarot Reading:
 Monday, 1/30/2017

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Card 1:
“What Is My Greatest Potential This Week?”

: 7 of Cups

Just because I have the power to indulge doesn’t mean the indulgence is empowering. Instead of being slave to temptation, I can redirect that passion to propel my productivity. By sublimating my desire nature, I attract reward that align with my worth & transcend the fleeting pleasure of instant gratification.

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Card 2:
“What Is Being Asked Of Me This Week?”

: 15 – The Devil

This “new” world & all its restrictions might seem like the most terribly oppressive form of bondage, but if I choose to maximize the limitations of my circumstance, such boundaries may be used to clarify/streamline my purpose. I must face my fear and focus on the work.

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Card 3:
“What Mystery Is Being Revealed To Me This Week?”

: 19 – The Sun

Through all the seasons, rain or shine, the sun still rises. Perhaps there is something solar about that “80% percent of life is showing up” quote. If that’s the case, then let’s see what life may come when I put myself out there as a mere expression of my own existence, like the sun does every day.

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Card 4:
“What Is Supporting Me This Week?”

: 9 – The Hermit

Knowing how and when to draw back and abstain from outside influence will prove beneficial. Because clarity is critical right now, I am being encouraged to respect my “temple” by elevating the space I occupy into a sanctuary of purity and protection against unwanted external energy.

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Card 5:
“What Is Challenging Me This Week?” : Page of Swords

It’s not always easy to stay focused when the wind is blowing in every other direction. My test is to cut through distraction, and instead of prematurely changing the subject, I will be better off finding a refreshing perspective of the same old idea until I achieve culmination.

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Bonus Oracle Card:
“On Which Sign Must I Focus To Maximize My Potential This Week?”

: Sagittarius

And here’s a song to inspire the week ahead. Since the Moon is in Pisces right now, here is a song by Erykah Badu, one of my favorite Pisces Moon artists.

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AshéOracle: Week of 4/3/2016 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Week of 4/3/2016

Numerology:
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Astrology:
Venus enters Aries | [on 4/5/2016 @ 12:50 PM EST until 4/29/2016]
Venus in Aries is rough around the edges where it is “supposed” to be soft and sultry. The dainty allure that is normally attributed to Venus might take a backseat to the fast-paced pursuit of what is found appealing, but is the rush held in higher esteem than the first place prize? Hmm, probably not, because there’s no greater feeling than winning when Venus is in Aries, whether it’s a friendly competition or a heated argument. Still, there’s something so sexy about the chase.

Mercury enters Taurus | [on 4/5/2016 @ 7:09 pm EST until 6/12/2016]
What Mercury in Taurus lacks in swiftness and excitement, it makes up for in common sense. Words and thoughts have the potential to manifest physically with this placement more than any other. Because of this verbal gravity, it is best to speak deliberately, with the intention to say only what is meant. The superficial stimulation of a sensationalized story is fine, but why go out of the way to say what sounds good if the statement isn’t completely organic? A phrase is always more beautiful when it is naturally inspired and spoken with rhythmic intelligence. Logic is grounded in reality, so it is best to base decisions on the facts found in the earthly realm of tangible information. After all, isn’t everything easier [and a lot more profitable] when let the five senses are allowed lead the way?

Sun [in Aries] square Pluto [in Capricorn] | [on 4/6/2016 @ 4:13 pm EST]

New Moon in Aries | [on 4/7/2016 @ 7:24 am EST]

Sun [in Aries] conjunct Uranus [in Aries] | [on 4/9/2016 @ 5:27 pm EST]

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When an ordinary existence isn’t enough, some of us seek to find the heightened reality of a religious experience. Those who dive a bit deeper into the belief that there is a better way might be surprised to find that when certain elements are brought together, specific effects are elicited, and those effects could be exactly what we wished. Imagine what could happen if we devoted ourselves to studying these forces and practicing the art of arranging them in accordance with our intentions, as well as the natural reverence they so require.

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to have and to use: 9/14/14 [#MyBestWeek]

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the word ‘manipulation’ has a negative connotation, but as with all things, the determining moral factor comes down to intention. as long as there is no ill motivation fueling our actions, there is nothing wrong with pulling the strings so that the puppet dances in alignment with the given choreography. in order to make this our best week, especially if the past few weeks have been less than satisfactory, we need to regain control of our itineraries. many of us have the nagging feeling that our current situations are not quite up to par, but we have the power to manipulate reality. all we have to do is transform our approach to time management.

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go there, but don’t stay: 8/3/14 [#MyBestWeek]

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one of the most gut-wrenching feelings is to desire something or someone so fervently only to have it be snatched away in plain sight. there is little we can do to overcome that anguish, so our only choice is to live with it, to feel it completely. cry if need be. it is important for us to go there, but it would be a mistake to stay. self-destruction and downward spirals are the results of festering sentiment that has found no outlet or expression. if we have it, we have to do something with it, or else it will do something to us.

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ecstatic employment: 7/6/14 [#MyBestWeek]

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being a public example of the precision and efficiency of purposeful self-containment will satiate our karmic desire to progress toward the destiny of this current incarnation. there is something fulfilling about going back to basics and tending to the duties that require our devotion. conditions cannot be improved for anyone or anything unless they receive an adequate amount of tlc, and the survival of the species alone is incentive enough for us to swallow our pride and get to work. the goal is to enhance the community and society, but we must start on an individual level, with the inspiring enhancement of ourselves.

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the thrill is gone?: 5/4/14 [#MyBestWeek]

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if the thrill is gone and the hot pursuit to get it back in full effect. we have been teased with too close encounters that haven’t quite managed to make it off the ground, and i get the feeling we are craving the excitement of the real thing. rather than sitting and wait for the next big thing to make its presence known, we must take matters into our own hands and make it happen, no matter how dangerously impossible that mission may seem. mars is impulse and the subsequent response to such stimuli, so no matter what happened before or what we thought would happen in the future, it is best that we act urgently the present moment lest we allow a new experience to pass us by. there is no certainty in the initiation of a new endeavor, but there is fun to be had in the most suspenseful moments. anything can happen.

our desires are not satiated by a quick skim of the surface. the only thing that can quench our thirst is to dive furiously into the depths of that which captures our attention. we may not be able to see it, but our senses tell us that there is more juice to be squeezed underneath the sometimes deceptively dry facade. scorpio has a deep-seated desire to penetrate beyond the exterior to trespass the territory that is otherwise off-limits. the most succulent fruit is forbidden or hidden from plain sight, and it can not be fully enjoyed if any ounce of it is left unearthed. some of us have settled into a state of brittle inertia, waiting hopelessly for someone to bless us with an all access backstage pass, forgetting that we have the potential to exercise our own inner VIP at any given moment by using what we got to get what we want (and yes, that was a player’s club reference). it is important for us to know intimately who we are and what we have to offer by periodically plumbing our own shadow to bring the darkness to light, as this will only help us to perceive and pursue the adrenaline rush of possibilities that often arise in external world, which is what we need to do at the current moment in order to avoid the depression of inactivity.

excuses for inaction are invalidated by our proximity to dynamism. sparks don’t fly if nothing is plugged in, so it is in our best interest to stay actively connected to our community. no matter how we familiar we think we are with our network and the people within it, there is always some new source of stimulation to be stumbled upon, or so suggests the ever-inquisitive 3rd house. curiosity might have killed the cat, but it will elicit the very exhilaration for which we are pining. novelty is the key to inspiring the enthusiasm needed to jumpstart our engines.

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an orgasmic opportunity: my best week [#MyBestWeek]

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this is the moment for which we have been waiting. this is the reason rappers make it rain and the athletes train, something like the olympics. so without further delay, after all this anticipation, let’s get it on! the mars card speaks with great urgency on animalistic impulse, namely that which arouses us to mobility in one instantaneous moment. this planet, revered (and sometimes feared) as a the god of war, is an archetype of singular, phallic focus and is extremely direct to the point of provocation. out of an innumerable amount of past pursuits, we all have that 1 Thing that got us trippin and slippin and freakin out (What Would Amerie Do?) because we want it so badly.

what has been driving us even crazier is the fact that this operation is covert. we have sworn ourselves to secrecy because some battles are better won behind the veil of visibility. scorpio knows that the element of surprise is an essential part of power, and there nothing more shocking than the revelation of previously withheld information. a sneak attack is a foolproof way to kill prey, so why would we broadcast our business? our actions have been bold and based in desire, but we’ve kept under wraps for so long that has grown entirely too hard to hide the evidence of our excitement.

it is not yet ours, but we can already feel it in the palms of our hands, gripping it as if it belongs to us. possession begins in the mind before it becomes real and we have been preparing ourselves for pleasure, making room in our space to take it all in. the 2nd house is indicative of what we own, both material and nonmaterial, in accordance with our system of values and interests of leisure. the luxury of lust is in the consciousness-shifting sensuality of its experience, and as long as we take our time to do it right, our perception of pleasure will last forever like the fruit of the most deeply rooted tree. if we can subdue our appetites for a little bit longer, until the opportunity is ripe for the taking, then the victory will be worth every moment we waited.

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my best week: 2/23/14 [#StarsAndSymbols]

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if it’s heavy, give it up. letting go is something we speak of quite often, especially when the south node is called into question, but what exactly are we renouncing? i think it’s easy, especially for me, to dismiss the south node as a karmic black hole, and although it can be, it exists for a reason. the south node of the moon represents the impression that has been left on our soul by past lives. the stuff that comes easy to us, the thing that is so second nature it gives us a stomach ache – that is the south node. when working with this energy, we must be consciously careful not to use it as an excuse to avoid rising to the occasion of a comfort zone crossing challenge. only when we embrace the uncharted territory of the north node – aka the reason we are here in this lifetime as opposed to the last one – will we have the awareness to distinguish the south node’s trash from its treasure, and everything else will start to make sense.

good thing scorpio has the penetrating intuition and unflinching emotional depth necessary to come to such an elusive conclusion. when emotionally invested, scorpio is able to detect and seduce latent potential from its dormant state of slumber, transmuting dark matter into the light of consciousness. it can be mutually profitable for this sign to invest its energy in handling other people’s resources if only scorpio allows itself to forgive injuries, real and perceived. the negative expression of the scorpion is enfolded by hurt, pain, trauma, betrayal, resentment, jealousy, and revenge, so when crossed, this sign will withdraw its resources and withhold valuably vital insights. no matter how intimidating the stinger can be, it is rooted in defensive insecurity and a sometimes overzealous survival instinct, and accepting that will initiative evolution through healing. using our keen psychological comprehension constructively to identify instances in which our own self-destructive tendencies hold us back from uncovering hidden gifts is a definite way to determine what needs to be discarded in order to transcend the turmoil of our lower selves.

the heights of the 10th house suggest we are indeed moving on up. capricorn, the sign of cautious ambition, is associated with this house, so it is no question we are going places as long as we are disciplined and dedicated. capricorn is limitation, meaning it works best within some sort of boundaries, so the 10th house might need the focus of a little restriction to operate at its fullest capacity. unfortunately, in trying to live within its means, capricorn is sometimes stifled by the fear of failure and any other unpredictable outcome. we all have goals, especially in the context of career, but we must first rid ourselves of unsupportive rigidity and irreverent pessimism. the more we realize the power that is and has always been an essential part of who we are, the less we will engage in controlled exchanges and calculated manipulations. there is no need to allow paranoia and doubt to compromise the integrity of our collective character, no matter how unfamiliar the path may be in the pursuit of our passions.

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my best week: 1/12/14 [#StarsAndSymbols]

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Feeling stifled? This is the week to breakthrough those boundaries! Jupiter, known as the Greater Benefic, was the first card pulled. The biggest, grandest, most over the top planet, Jupiter evokes for me the legend of King Midas. Whatever we touch has the potential to turn to gold, and either way… everything will surely be expanded. This expansion is necessary, like a magnifying glass that makes it easier to see clearly the answers to those philosophical Jupiterian questions that are usually based upon law, moral beliefs, and faith in a higher power. Quality over quantity is a mantra to keep in mind when dealing with Jupiter, because it is almost too easy to take it too far. What exactly are we taking, you may ask?

“Relationships!” says the Libra and 7th House, which were the following cards. Libra is the sign that rules the 7th House, so they are essentially one in the same. Luxury, romance, and pleasure are paramount, so if the goal is to be at all productive, it is advisable to avoid laziness and/or overindulgence. There is a preoccupation with cooperation, diplomacy, and reaching an agreement of some sort. Whether it’s a romantic partnership, an up close & personal friendship, or a business arrangement, the ways in which we exchange are being called into question and it seems as though they are ripe for exploration. Shouldn’t be too hard to find something considering our interactivity is larger than life at this time.

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