This "Expansion" card I just pulled from the gorgeous Moon Deck goes along well with my (longwinded) prayer for the Autumn Equinox.
My Equinox prayer and intention is that we each see ourselves in others (and vice versa) so much that things have to continue to shift. That this simple truth and clarity become unveiled and obvious, and held by the majority. That we would have to try hard *not* to see it, so that some of the deep human injustices inflicted by fellow humans on this planet start to take care of themselves. Because while we have our evolutionary tribal stuff (isn't all bad, of course), which makes us see "other" instead of "brother," we also are filled with the capacity for change, joy, compassion, nurturance, and sisterhood across all perceived (and in many cases, illusionary) lines. May our next evolutionary steps be toward those lines. May we have an abundance of compassion and grace, so we can put down the venomous words, the sticks and the stones, and all the forms they take. May we marvel at and celebrate the vibrant differences among the people on this planet, and the living spiritual and encyclopedic resource we are, to each other. If there is an enemy, let it be hate itself.Lofty, perhaps, but you can't get a spiritual raise unless you ask.
Happy Equinox! I consider it a personal triumph that I didn't scour our new neighborhood for cake while hemming and hawing over my book proposal this week (as seen above)! What did you do? Do you have transformative, expansive things in the works for this season?
It's me, Jennifer Bernice (rhymes with "Furnace": it was my Granny's name) Sutkowski
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