August Forecast 2009

The main theme for August is “THE BIG PICTURE”.

This can be a very expansive month where the limited thinking of the mind can finally break free to be able to see life in a much larger context.

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Transformation

This is a personal story of recent events in the Amazon and the extraordinary experience I had there. The upper Amazon region of Peru is the home of the Shipibo people, a tribe of indigenous people who practice their ancient shamanic traditions and are known as the go to people for training shamans from all over the Amazon.

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July Forecast 2009

The theme for July is HEAT.

This is not so much about weather and climatic heat but rather an energetic heat that pressurizes and accelerates everything from destruction, conflict, explosion, dissolving and decomposing; to creation, healing, balance, growth and expansion.

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Shamanic Sunlight for the Green Generation

I consider myself to be a proud member of the green generation. I have grown up in a time where eating organic, holistic health, and riding your bike to work are constantly gaining in popularity. A time when North Americans are finally waking up to the harm they have caused our planet and have made small steps towards progress. The green generation has observed the foolish mistakes of our parents, leaders and teachers, and knows that there exists a much more harmonious way of living.

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June Forecast 2009

The theme for June is DETERMINATION.

In part it is the response to your own determination to commit to and stick with something that you have chosen and that is important to you. And in part it will be about observing what in your life has taken root with determination and showing up in ways that you cannot ignore.

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Lessons from Indochina: Of Temples, Caves, Monks, and Serpents

The last time I was in Bangkok, Thailand in 1976, there was a government coup. Later in the nineties as Lena and I arrived in Nepal, an insurrection was in full force leading us to hole up in our hotel under government curfew.

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May Forecast 2009

The main theme for May is ALIGNMENT.

There are many bits and pieces, factors and influences this month that if used wisely, will result in a new alignment, perhaps supporting a completely new direction for some of you.

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Pilgrimage to Huichol Land

Every year after dieting in the traditional way for a month ahead of time my family goes on our annual pilgrimage to the sacred Peyote gardens of the Huichol Indians of Mexico.

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April Forecast 2009

The main theme for April is ADJUSTMENT.

Many, many areas are up for adjustment this month with the main ones being around values, resources, and worth. Adjustment comes on the heels of change, either inner or outer.

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March Forecast 2009

The main theme for March is OPPORTUNITY.

Other influences and sub-themes will include creativity, inspiration, renewal, regeneration, breakthrough, moving forward, innovation, resiliency, resourcefulness, and new ideas.

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