October 11, 2012 ~ 10/11/12 ~ What a magical series of numbers, what a magical date, what a magical day…
How was your Thursday on the eleventh of October? I personally felt a bit off….not in a bad way, but not in a sensational way either….just off.
“You can’t have a beautiful rainbow without a little rain…”
I woke up to a beautiful sunrise in San Diego and then it was not long for the sky to get cloudy and weather cold, and at some point there was rain. I was driving around town, helping out a family member, and somehow missed it. In an effort to get some work done and check some things off my list once I finally arrived home around noon, I still could not concentrate. I dont know what happened to the day, or where the time went, but next thing I know I gazed outside and saw a magical rainbow just sitting out my window. Not going to lie, I have a great view, but this my friends, this was a first…..Can you paint a better picture in the sky? What ambiance.
In the past week or so I’ve had a flush of various emotions seep through me. It’s been quite strange, maybe I can blame it on the harvest full moon almost two weeks ago? (It often sets forth uneasy, unbalanced energies within the two weeks after). I’ve been doubting some people in my life, confused about some things that have happened, and still attempting to stay hopeful for what’s coming….to simplify. Then today, despite the ups and downs of the last week, and despite my own emotional roller coaster and trains of thoughts, this rainbow was a friendly reminder….to chill out. To relax. To stand still, take a breathe, and remember that there is always a light at the end of the tunnel.
“If you want the rainbow, sometimes you gotta put up with the rain….”
Then I was reminded of my favorite movies, The Wizard of Oz, and childhood song, Somewhere Over the Rainbow
“Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high….there’s a land that i’ve heard of once in a lullaby. Somewhere, over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true…Someday I’ll wish upon a star and wake up where the clouds are far behind me. Where troubles melt like lemon drops, high upon the chimney tops, that’s where you’ll find me!….Somewhere over the rainbow, blue birds fly, birds fly over the rainbow, why then oh why can’t I?”
Then I began to reflect inwardly. The October month is a pivotal time, not only because we are not in the Fall season, a time of change, but also because it is a 6 month energetically, and 2013 is a 6 year (if you are into numerology). AND this day is a 6 day!! This month is the time to say goodbye to things you no longer need, recognize your dreams, your passions, your desires, and start in October to cultivate, plant, water, and nurture them and yourself for the 2013 year. So then I began to look at the issues of my past week in a new light. I acknowledged my feelings, what upset me, what made me sad, and I attempted to notice WHY that triggered me…..then I realized that the end of the day none of that matters. What I wanted more than anything, out out of the events that happened, was love. I wanted to be around fun people, hangout with like minded individuals, connect with people who mean a lot to me, and feel valued and again, loved. But isn’t that what we all want? So as the week progressed I began to notice. Noticed what surfaced, and then realized, I dont need these other things/events to give me the love and happiness I was looking for. It is actually all around me all the time…..it’s similar to movie, no matter how hard Dorothy went looking, she realized it was right where she began (there’s no place like home). Sometimes we get too caught up in life and we think we are missing things: events, birthdays, concerts, parties, social activities, and we get upset. But why? You can find happiness and joy and recognize the value of situations and lessons and learn to be more at ease with the natural flow of the universe and what it offers….
I believe when it rains it pours. When you set your mind to a feeling, wake up on the wrong side of the bed, hone in on your hanger, whatever, it sets the pace for the rest of your day/week, until you are able to stop, refocus, and change whatever the issue is. Until you can find happiness. The rain storm today to me symbolized a cleansing slate. An opportunity to just let go of past people ,relationships, things that happened, victim stories, anger, frustration, and everything else, and an opportunity to wash that all away and begin a new. The rainbow is a symbol of some peace. A time to restore, recalibrate my own intentions and desires, reset my emotions, and release any and all unsettling periods of time. A reminder to live bright, light up your own world, and fill up with color. It’s no coincidence that the seven colors in a rainbow parallel the colors of the chakras of the body. It’s not just a myth that there is a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. There is a reason the rainbow appears after a storm rain storm. It’s no mystery they are rare, and not always seen. A double rainbow is even less frequent, and more of a gift. But isn’t every symbol and every glorious part of nature a gift?
Nature changes, storms pass, the rain falls, and just like in life, we all react and carry on with different mechanisms. Nature flushes away it’s shit, and we [hopefully] to as well. Just like turbulent storms, nature always return to sunny skies, and adapts back to calming state. As humans we can too. We can rinse out own troubles and fears and doubts, settle, and find and show our own inner and outer beauty. You can live bright, you can color your own sky, and you can find your own pot of gold, live with magnificence, and so much wealth in all areas you desire.
Magical date, magical day, magical ambiance in the sky, I don’t believe in coincidences, I just believe in choice, and the power of life to unfold with all it’s beauty, as you follow your passions and live from your heart….It doesn’t rain much where I live, but when it does, there is always a reason…..and if there’s a rainbow I believe it’s an extra message, an extra blessing, and a reminder…….