At times like these, I try to pay closer attention to viewpoints that resonate with my heart and spiritual signs that are repeated in my day to day life.
Over the past two weeks, I have been seeing the same repeated number signs on my phone on a daily basis, and I was surprised by the uncanny similarity between the messages of hope shared by both Pope Francis and a trusted astrologer, Rob Brezsny.
The Pope, the planets, and (Divine Guides via) my phone seem to be delivering congruent messages:
This is a time that has the potential to change our lives and the world for the better.
(There is a Worksheet to help you apply these concepts to your everyday life below.)
Over the last two weeks, I have been seeing 1:11, 2:22, 4:44, 5:55, 11:11, 12:12, repeating numbers that are a sign of Divine Guidance and Support. From The AstroTwins:
1:11 -“This is a cosmic confirmation that you’re moving in the right direction. You’re getting the thumbs up to just be yourself and let your light and magic shine. Eleven is a master number in numerology, and connotes (being on) a spiritual path.”
2:22 – “Two is the number of partnership and relationships. When you see 2:22, pay attention to the people who are showing up in your world. This could be a signal to balance the give and take in your existing relationships.”
4:44 – “Four is the number of home and family. Your inner circle could use your attention.Your body is your soul’s home: are you honoring it with proper rest, exercise, and nutrition? 4:44 Listen to your heart: are you getting the warm fuzzies or feeling panicked when you think about the people around you? This might be a wakeup call to protect your space and the loved ones who inhabit it.”
5:55 – “Change is in the air when you see 5:55. Like a fastmoving current or a gentle breeze, there is momentum to move in a new direction. In tarot, 5 is the card of The Hierophant, the bearer of traditional wisdom. 5:55 is a wisdom wakeup call, but who says we have to suffer to be spiritual? We can be moved to tears by music, see the divine in a bright bouquet of flowers—or in the mirror when we take time to dress up and care for ourselves.”
I feel all this information is connected and sharing key points about important lessons we can learn from this world event.
From Rob Brezsny, one of my favorite astrologers
Week of March 19th, 2020
“Your Heroic Love”
As you’ve probably guessed, all of us are being invited to re-evaluate everything we think we know about what it means to be human. I refer to this unprecedented juncture as The Tumultuous Upgrade or The Disruptive Cure. It’s a phase fraught with danger and potential opportunities; crisis and possible breakthroughs.
Here’s the astrological lowdown: Throughout 2020, there is a rare confluence of three planets in Capricorn: Pluto, Saturn, and Jupiter. They are synergizing and compounding each other’s impacts—interweaving in ways that confound us and rattle us. In the best-case scenario, they will also energize us to initiate brave transformations in our own personal lives as well as in our communities and nations.
Below is a profile of each planet’s meaning.
When we are in intense and intimate relationship with Pluto—as we are now—we’re invited to dive down deeper: to see life from the soul’s perspective rather than from the ego’s; to seek wealth and meaning not as they’re defined by the material world but as they’re understood by the part of us that’s eternal. Descending into the mysterious Plutonian depths can be disruptive to our conscious beliefs and intentions but may ultimately be profoundly regenerative.
When we are in intense and intimate relationship with Saturn, we’re invited to get more serious and focused; to register the fact that we don’t have unlimited time and energy, but must firmly decide what’s important and what’s not. We’re asked to be ruthlessly honest about the roles that are most likely to bring out the best in us.
When we are in intense and intimate relationship with Jupiter, we’re invited to risk growth and expansion; to take proactive responsibility for seeking the rich experiences that our souls long for; to aggressively enhance our lust for life.
The short version: Use this crisis as an opportunity to deepen your understanding of how profoundly interconnected we all are. Respond to it by upgrading the way you take care of yourself, the people you love, and our natural world.”
It was uncanny how much this astrological take resonated with Pope Francis’s speech last Friday, which touched me to tears.
Pope Francis, March 27
Excerpts from Urbi et Orbi Coronavirus Prayer Blessing:
“For weeks now it has been evening. Thick darkness has gathered over our squares, our streets and our cities; it has taken over our lives, filling everything with a deafening silence and a distressing void, that stops everything as it passes by; we feel it in the air, we notice in people’s gestures, their glances give them away. We find ourselves afraid and lost. (In this storm)
The tempest lays bare all our prepackaged ideas and forgetfulness of what nourishes our people’s souls; all those attempts that anesthetize us with ways of thinking and acting that supposedly “save” us, but instead prove incapable of putting us in touch with our roots and keeping alive the memory of those who have gone before us. We deprive ourselves of the antibodies we need to confront adversity.
We were not shaken awake by wars or injustice across the world, nor did we listen to the cry of the poor or of our ailing planet. We carried on regardless, thinking we would stay healthy in a world that was sick.
It’s time to choose what matters and what passes away, a time to separate what is necessary from what is not. It is a time to get our lives back on track with regard to loving others.
We can look to so many exemplary companions for the journey, who, even though fearful, have reacted by giving their lives. This is the force of the Spirit poured out and fashioned in courageous and generous self-denial. It is the life in the Spirit that can redeem, value and demonstrate how our lives are woven together and sustained by ordinary people – often forgotten people – who do not appear in newspaper and magazine headlines nor on the grand catwalks of the latest show, but who without any doubt are in these very days writing the decisive events of our time: doctors, nurses, supermarket employees, cleaners, caregivers, providers of transport, law and order forces, volunteers, priests, religious men and women and so very many others who have understood that no one reaches salvation by themselves.
“That they may all be one” (Jn 17:21). How many people every day are exercising patience and offering hope, taking care to sow not panic but a shared responsibility. How many fathers, mothers, grandparents and teachers are showing our children, in small everyday gestures, how to face up to and navigate a crisis by adjusting their routines, lifting their gaze and fostering prayer. How many are praying, offering and interceding for the good of all. Prayer and quiet service: these are our victorious weapons.”
From more than one source the message is clear:
Look within, pay attention to what your heart and soul are telling you is important right now. Take care of yourself and others, for We Are All One, and in this together. Recognizing this fact and treating both ourselves, our planet and others as we would like to be treated can change the state of the world.
You can be the change you want to see in the world by choosing love and connection.
To help you get a sense of what these messages could mean for you and how you can practically apply this invitation to love in your own life, I have created a Connect to Love Worksheet you can download here and work with on your own.
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I hope this gives you some hope, inspiration and direction.
With so much love!