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A New José Stephens Article

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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Synchronicities and Deep Lessons in Bolivia

In February I traveled to Peru to help support a woman’s leadership conference held in Lima. Each year this conference is held in a different country of South or Central America.

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February Forecast 2009

The main theme for February is PRESSURE.

There is pressure to create, pressure to destroy, pressure to change, pressure to move forward, pressure to act, pressure to connect, to build, to start, to complete, to breakout, to evolve and to make progress.

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January Forecast 2009

The main theme for January is PRACTICAL PERSEVERANCE.

Even though 2009 is a Priest year and potentially very inspirational, this month is more about “chop wood, carry water” than it is about expansion beyond the every day tasks.

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