by Crystal Pomeroy
We are now before a magical portal for unblocking
our personal paths of communication. The word is powerful, to create, to clarify,
to persuade, to educate, to cheer, to reveal, to heal. Words are central to mental
life, to work, to relating. To live artfully, to live wholly, is to develop
the power of the word. The possibilities vary for each of us according to our
current purposes or needs and may include one or several interests, such as:
writing letters to Congress, articles, a book, doing school work, public speaking,
promotion of some idea or product we believe in, saying constructive things to
those around us, establishing a habit of harnessing the power of words for healing
or creating only good, keeping silent when that´s appropriate, repeating
affirmations or other sacred thoughts, or simply learning to express our feelings
and perceptions in a timely, clear fashion that fortifies our self-respect. Consciously
or not, most of us want to improve our use of word-power in one way or another,
yet often there are blocks to fulfillment lurking among the shadows of our deepest
programs. In a patriarchal culture that promotes conformity and what John
Bradshaw calls toxic shame, few of us have been brought up to focus on our innate
gifts of independent thought and communication. To develop these powers is to
slay what Stuart Wilder calls the “dragon of negativity of the collective
unconscious,” with its programs of “don’t stand out,”
and “who are you to think you really deserve to be heard?”
lunation opens an alchemical portal for taming
such dragons. Pluto is still in the region of the Galactic Center,
highlighting that which is in the center of our beliefs, and lighting
the way to deep transformation as it opposes the two luminaries in
Gemini and also in the third house, multiplying Mercury rulerships.
What is the God of communication himself doing?
He is stationing to go retrograde, optimizing the Pluto opposition
to begin a cycle of reviewing and reclaiming our individual gifts
After our mother Maya’s transition,
my siblings and I found many references among
her notes of long ago, expressing the need
she felt to “find
my voice,” which she eventually
did during her stay on the physical plane through Daykeeper and
other venues. This
lunation seems to echo that intention, opening
the way to discover our own voices. A
bit further on you will find inner work designed
to reconnect with your particular timbre and
dissolve the blocks to bringing it forth.
There are elements
you can integrate into your sacred space or corner to synchronize
with the current lunation; these include:
- Flowers and plants ruled by Gemini, such as daisies, acacia, ivy
or other vines, fern or carrots
- Incense, particularly lavender
- Gemini stones such as tiger eye, topaz, coral white quartz
- Infusion of water with a few pinches of oregano or mint
- Two candles: one yellow and the other white or gold, to be used
as described below
There are angels specially focused on refining and redeeming communication
projects, and the will and skills to complete them, and you can call
on them, requesting the kind of help you feel you need in this area
as you light the yellow candle. They include:
- Ambriel (the angel that expert investigator Lucy
Aspra associates with Gemini)
- The Angel of Communicative Powers
- Your preferred guide and/or somebody who is no longer in the physical,
but who seems to exemplify command of your chosen field, genre or
type of communication.
Call on helpers like those above to guide and expand your abilities
and will to find and use your true voice, and, as you light the gold
or white candle, the Angel of Alchemy or Archangel Michael to help
dissolve your blocks.
The Clear-Voice Journal
A very powerful
way to start the new lunar cycle is this magical journal, designed
to free your power of communication.
- Begin your journal with some sort of dedication, which may be to
guides and angels like those suggested above, to all the healing
voices of past and present that inspire and lead by their examples,
to the intent of synchronizing with the June New Moon by resurrecting
your gifts of communication.
- Write down a way or some ways in which you would like to refine
or develop your verbal expression.
- Once you have the goal or list of goals, choose
no more than three types of communication
whose development you will honor during the next 28 days (or until
the next New Moon cycle), and write them down again.
- After reading this step, close your eyes for a
moment and let your mind wander back to the earliest memory you
have of hearing or sensing messages that challenge your right to
effective expression, voices like these: “You don’t have a right to speak out.” “Just
shut up.” “How selfish to think what you have to
say is so special…” “What makes you think anyone
will actually like what you have to say?”
- After meditating like this for a few minutes, write down those
phrases and sensations that have risen in your memory.
- Go over thoughts like these slowly and with attention during the
next several minutes:
Infinite Intelligence perceives and speaks in an original
way through me, and it is right and good that I develop Its expression
now. I deserve to give myself the time, attention, training and whatever
else I need to find and express my voice well and successfully. Only
for today, I will take the necessary initiatives to fulfill and dignify
my call of powerful communication.
- Make a list of initiatives you can take to move
towards your chosen goals. These may include
anything relevant, such as acquiring
and studying new information, taking some
bureaucratic steps (to present a dissertation,
enroll or re-enroll in a course of study,
change one’s course
of study or whatever, contact an agent
and so on), writing two pages a day, taking
time out for reflection to get in touch
with and write about your feelings, going to therapy or a 12- step
group for that purpose, making sales calls, improving your website
or the presentation and promotion of your
work, calling and writing dear ones, the possibilities are myriad,
just apply your imagination to see what you might need to begin
reclaiming your gift and path of communication.
- Follow up by starting each morning during this moon cycle by looking
at your chosen communication project, repeating your affirmations
and setting your goals for progress in this area.
We send a special blessing to Maya for helping us all find our voices,
through teaching and example, and to you, Daykeeper reader, for sharing
the voices of the collaborators and sharing your own in ways that are
more inspirational than you can know.
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