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Memories, mission, and meaning

First, you agreed to forget everything about past lives

There’s more to the story than we can remember. (Photo: Catkin)

1. You Agreed to Forget Everything

Imagine coming to earth knowing you had a sit down with God, mapped out your entire life, and shook hands with him after signing a soul contract.

How would you act?

As a human who was going to grow to develop an ego, if you knew this information, you’d be…


The past, peace, and guidance

Even if you're walking all alone with dark clouds for company

Without the dark clouds above, the seeds sown below would not get water to grow. (Photo: Adam_Tumidajewicz)

1. Your Past No Longer Controls You

The ego loves the past and wants to hold on so tightly it refuses to let go. It loves the old sense of self so much it brings it into every new story.

The ego loves the past story, but the universe doesn’t love that.

The universe doesn’t want the…


Spirit Medicine

The tarot cards say stability and celebration meet desire and joy in your life this week.

The Change card from the Awakened Soul oracle card deck by Ethony. Image: Ethony

Sometimes when I pull the messages for the week ahead multiple cards fly out of the deck, but this time around two cards stuck together, which felt like a sign to read them as a pair. The pair got me giddy just seeing them! Four of staffs and the 10…


ASTROLOGY

Using astrology to understand Doja Cat’s rise in stardom

The rapper’s star chart explains a lot about her creativity, beauty, and unapologetic expression of the feminine (Photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for RCA)

When Doja Cat released the behind-the-scenes footage for her You Right music video this past summer, she calls her mother to ask for her birth time in order to use the app, The Pattern. What was just cute filler footage for some was a quiet win for the astrological community…


SPIRIT MEDICINE

You did hard work over the summer. For fall? Apply the lessons.

The Connection card in the Awakened Soul oracle deck by Ethony.

Virgo season did what it came to do! It gave us the time to mold these energetic caves for each of us to find safety, solace and a peace of mind as we tuned out the outside world, while getting to to know ourselves a little better. …


SPIRIT MEDICINE

This week’s medicine: “True healing begins once we hold ourselves accountable for the power we’ve given others, our fears, or our trauma.”

The “Forgivenesss” oracle card in the Awakened Soul deck by Ethony.

I’m so tired, family. And I know you are too. Each week there’s a new battle to face and whether it’s impacting us directly or indirectly, we still feel it. And when we focus on all of the negativity around us, peace can start to feel unattainable.

Collectively, we’re facing…


It’s time for another fresh start

Point of view: It’s a gloriously sunny day. Not too hot where I’m dripping sweat and my forehead shines from a mile away, but warm enough where the sun just kisses my shoulders and the light breeze fills my lungs refreshingly. I’m waiting at the crosswalk in the city, any…


SPIRIT MEDICINE

Amber the Alchemist: ‘This week practice radical acceptance’

A closer look at the “Mirror” card in the Awakened Soul Oracle deck by Ethony.

“Uhambo” (or the Chariot) meaning “the journey” or “traveling forward” in the Xhosa language serves as a wake-up call to zoom past our fears and worries, trusting that we are not only divinely guided but divinely protected. …


SPIRIT MEDICINE

Amber the Alchemist says this week’s message is to answer the call. It can feel good to stop putting things off.

The Action oracle card in the “Awakened Soul” Deck by Ethony.

When you are struck by the bow of divine inspiration this week, you’re called to hit the pedal and push through! The real magick happens when you are able to feed your desires, and curiosities, through pursuit and stepping out of your comfort zone. Your heart may be swelling with…


SPIRIT MEDICINE

Amber the Alchemist reminds us to slow down and take it all in. A full calendar will not enhance our worth.

The Rebirth oracle card from the Ethony Awakened Soul oracle deck.

As new beginnings greet us at our doorstep, we must trust the intense transformation impacting our day-to-day and future. This week’s guidance is a continuation of last week’s message, emphasizing shedding skin and releasing anything that feels burdensome.

Most people are fearful of death because of the uncertainty of what’s…

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