Horse Whisperings

Saddle up, close your eyes for a moment and
take a mental trip back to ancient Sumeria . . .

Venture to a land once called the Fertile Crescent
We now know as the Middle East

The landscape was different then –
Probably looked more like a Garden of Eden

A time when horses were first domesticated by colorful but slow-footed humans

The birthplace of the “Big Three” religions that dominate
the climate of our planet today
Interestingly, they all trace their lineage backed to Abraham

So what’s all the fuss over which one is right?

There’s no need to blow things out of proportion

May we ease our brush fire fairy tales –
of egocentric beliefs of who is inferior or superior
Don’t you know that we are all cut from the same cloth?

Today, our world is galloping at a rapid pace
Spinning ever faster round and round

The global economy is on life support
We witness an impetus for a more equitable distribution of power

People want the freedom to choose the direction of their lives
But it can’t happen free from the cost of responsibility

As the light dims, we transition into a darker place in our souls

Synchronizing with equal balance of yin and yang energies
On a fleeting Autumn Equinox in later September

But before that, a New Moon powerfully ignites new beginnings next week

We are equipped with gear packed in bags handed down to us by our ancestors

Release the baggage that weighs you down

Just let it go . . .

Horses lighten our load so that we carry less of a burden
Their energy has opened our gait
With the freedom to journey into new frontiers and blaze new trails

Shamans have been using Horse medicine to
Fly through the air and touch the heavens

Picture a medicine shield from the Dreamtime
Bringing balance into our shared material world

We are free-spirited travelers here
Awakening to the power and magical side of being human

“You always have a choice”

Especially when stressed and sitting in the hot seat . . .
Try to choose love over fear

When holding a loving space, the truth will become self-evident

And then in that moment, you will be set free to the realm of inner peace

See you further on up the trails,

Ari

Galloping into New Frontiers with Horse

Traveling with Horse this week
Saddling up with power in freedom

Do you need to take more risks and embrace freedom?

With attached price tag of responsibility
Merely the capacity to respond to any given situation

Is your independence being restrained?

Galloping past the dark horse of Winter Solstice this week
into blazing novel frontiers on New Moon

Is it time to embark on a physical or mental journey?

Horse whisperings gradually coax back the light

What seeds do we want to plant, water and give birth to
Come spring then blossoming into summer?

Until we know Nature’s energetic balance of
masculine and feminine at Spring Equinox
Tis the season to remember to balance work and play
Not forgetting the importance of rest and down time

May we heed the spirit of the holidays
without getting lost in the mania of consumerism

Are you doing your part to assist civilization within your own environment?

We temper our sexuality and emotional darker edges

Are you adequately expressing your sexuality?

Please consider lightening up with humor and empathy

With meditation, we enter into a judgment free zone
Where we remember our old selves
by walking in the footsteps of our past lives

Are you honoring what this civilization has given you?

Picture fading old trails of multinational corporations
Greedily protecting good old boy maximum economic profits . . .
Growing into New Earth friendly businesses of sustainable harmonic living
in political alignment with Nature

Instead of getting sucked into the excitement of a potential opportunity
Consider sitting with that feeling and watch the impulse to act pass by for a spell

Are you feeling unsure or indecisive about which direction to take your life?

We have discussed the interplay between order and chaos
Is sacrificing our freedom worth the security of a police state?

When we practice letting-go of our attachments
We get in touch with our deeper soul light
that radiates outward for others to experience

See you further on up the trails,

Ari