Group Meditations

Meditation can be personal, working or global. Whether you come to a group meditation for one or for all three reasons, collective energy within a group speaks volumes. For me, delving into an intentional state day after day is the purpose for meditation. Eventually, with practice, the unseen forces that hear us and pay attention to us will let us know that our work is being noticed.

When a group meets together for meditation, I like to think of everyone coming with a sense of excitement.  This excitement is the energy that moves the intention and our concentration is our personal focus and desire. We will have also just finished going through a very intense and significant Solar Eclipse, and can use the residual effects to guide our meditation.

 

When I open a meditation my style is to synchronize the group into one frequency and then we get to do what we came to focus on.  Bring with you the awareness of something that you know it is time to change. This could be one area in your life that needs a major clean up or messages that you have noticed are being repeated over and over again. We can also have a focus for core issues that each and every one of us will be able to meditate through for and with each other.

 

I really look forward to meeting you and spending another day together giving it another try!

Love, in Light and Dark, Rita

 

What this New Moon, February 18th means for you…

New Moon. What does this mean for you,  and really that is all that anything is about.  What does it mean for you, how does this pertain to your day to day living?  What do you do with the information?

Let’s go into this enough so that you can find it applicable, interesting and doable.

This New Moon today around 3:47 PST is really going to energetically push everyone on the planet into more awareness about endings and new beginnings.

Also, entire Karmic patterns that you may not be aware of will be pushed to the surface for you to become very aware of how you are now going to handle old patterns.  Considering all the new energy on the planet having to keep dealing with old emotional, physical, and mental patterns may feel overwhelming.

But this New Moon is bringing everyone the possibility to use that part of your self that doesn’t know what to do with the unknown.  That part of you where you just simply have to use trust to let yourself become more aware of what is and isn’t working in your life.

This new energy is going to help/assist you if you let your self seek out the parts of you that you have ignored or didn’t want to take conscious responsibility for up to this point.

Nothing is going to go away on its own.  You and you alone can stand in your own light now and make a personal commitment to yourself that you are curious to know the hidden parts of yourself that keeps you back.

You may be noticing that two things are happening at the same time.  You may be feeling a “gap.” This gap is more like two worlds are at work now.  Then you might feel which one do you live in or how do you live in one and let go of the other?

This is how you know how far you have developed your Self-Responsibility for healing you and then, in turn, this is  your contribution to all of the collective consciousness that will be affected.  When you do work on your Self you do work for the greater group and the actual planet.

This New Moon is ushering in support for you to go into your own Unconscious part of you whether you like it or not.  You live in duality inside yourself and this is the time to do some conscious work in the parts of you that you don’t like, that means the physical and emotional pain.

Go into these feelings and simply allow your Self to be the conscious voice. Let this loving part of you step up to the podium and guide you when your wounded self becomes more intolerant of your life not being better than it is at this moment.

I’m talking about the everyday events that you can be aware of: relationships, health, money, friends, community, career, thin enough, smart enough, good looking enough, are just a few ways to get in touch with your life.

You alone will be your own witness if you are having problems in any of these areas based on whether you are unhappy in any of these areas and staying in them because of an old belief?  If you are, how do you desire your Self to find another way to do it differently,  and if you can’t change something right at this time, then how can you be more compassionate with your Self while you move through this challenge.

This leap of faith is your own power to birth something you haven’t thought you could do before or have put on hold.  You can go in a new direction in your life, create a new business, bring the artist out that you have been longing to show,  just start  no matter what road you take to do something new and different for your self/ Self.  JUMP!

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Love, everyday is Valentine’s Day

Well, here it is once again (almost February 14th).  That one day a year where every one gets to speak the language of love.  You can be romantic, silly, giddy, young at heart, serious, or simple as you give your love expression to those close or not so close to you.

Wow, a special day to express love freely.  Everyone gets permission to express love with little sweet treats.  Cupid sayings  (I bet Cupid really doesn’t say all of those sayings that are imprinted on little colored candy hearts) like Be Mine, I’m Crazy Over You and a thousand more, you’ve probably gotten them through the years.

There is a message in this message.  Every day can be Valentine’s day.  Every day you can talk about the love you gave or the love you received from someone.  You can have conversations with the person or people  you know that you yearn to have a deeper relationship with.

Reveal, if you can, that you may not even know how to show your love.  But, at least say that the love is there for the other person.  Your vulnerability may be the very thing the other person longs to hear you have for them.

Perhaps you love someone so much you’re too conditional and what you really want them to know is that you love them just the way they are.  You may not even know that you are frightened for them or worried for them so they don’t know that you really do love them.  Just tell them you are trying to be more unconditional with your feelings about them and how you express your love to them.

We are all a work in progress.  Every day is a Valentine.  Every day is a reset for a new way to say love, express love, teach love, reveal love and especially learn what love really is in the purest, most authentic way.

You can never look stupid or inept when you are practicing how to love. (And what do you care if you do, you’re practicing)

You can actually figure out why it may feel so awkward if you Valentine’s your- self first.  For a whole day, just to start somewhere, say out loud to yourself how much you love yourself.

Tell your self that you want you to be your Valentine.  Tell you that you are special, that you are unique, that you are beautiful.

Notice how you feel when you say this out loud to your self.  Notice if you love hearing you tell yourself these little love secrets, or are you uncomfortable?

If you find this feels silly, awkward, odd and better left in the heart box, well then I would believe that it would definitely feel odd saying those same things to someone else.

The lesson here is, if you have any wavering when you talk to yourself, then practice Valentine’s talk out-loud to you every day.  Send your- self a Valentines card once a week.  Open it up and have written some spectacular love statement to yourself so that you can read it in your card.

Treat yourself like you want someone else to treat you on Valentine’s day.  Practicing loving yourself makes giving you a box of chocolates appreciated so much more when you have your own love potion infused in the candy.

 

Sexy Star Stuff

Sexy Star Stuff
I love talking about what we are made of.

When you get to hear how amazing you are it really stimulates something inside you too want to learn more just how unique you are. When the mundane everyday grind is all you can focus on, well that really doesn’t seem to have purpose in it. Really though it does. No matter how everyday routine something you are doing keeps popping up just the same, it still has meaning.

Just the simple act of paying attention to the fact that you don’t want to be doing the same thing the same way over and over is the tip off. If it is boring then you are stuck. If you don’t feel any excitement in what you have to do then you need to reframe. It’s time. Let me help you remember that you are made of that which makes you so precious?

Perhaps this will inspire you to want to think big about yourself. If you remember that you are created from what I consider magical substance perhaps then you can give yourself some creative space to change what you don’t like. You are made of the stars.  When you look out up into the sky, especially at night it is there that you can bring home the memory.

The remembering- back the parts of who you are; and that nothing you are doing is simple or trite. You are made of the stuff the stars are made of. Start with Super Nova material.

When it dies all those parts go into a stellar nursery into clouds of gas and dust. This then condenses into heat that is so hot the nuclei of the atoms fuse together and this forms oxygen we breathe. It makes the very carbon in our muscle.  Also the calcium in our bone and the iron in our blood are from this great fusion.We are made of Star Stuff!!

Recycled and enriched again and again thru subsequent generations of stars. So if you think you are mundane or that you or your day is boring, think again.Be in awe and wonderment about yourself and what you are made of and what you can do. Be fearless to love you just the way you are. Know that you have something in you waiting to show it -self to you. You are made of stellar material and you have every opportunity to design with your Stardom qualities.

Mercury Retrograde

Are you experiencing some really amazing changes in your reality? Mercury retrograde is behind the surge you may be feeling since the beginning of April. We are in full swing sorting through feelings and the way we perceive through our filter system, our “thinking feelings.” We all need a time out to process and integrate all the new material for the last 3 to 4 months. That is what the retrograde pushes us all into. A time to reflect the way we think, speak, behave, and where this information actually originates from. When we go back over old thoughts or behaviors that no longer serve us or review why we might repeat the same behavior and can’t figure out why it doesn’t get us what we want, well, this is the time to surrender and allow the new awareness to take the old behaviors place. If we trust that Soul will be in the driver’s seat of our own self, then the “plan” for your contract can continue to surface and move you further into the next piece of your own puzzle. You have an opportunity to step into new values, new create, new experiences or you can resist and keep playing out all of the old outdated ways of going after your own life. What sounds more exciting, taking a leap into your own destiny or repeating that which you have already done, but may not really be enjoying the outcome? This is a time of realizing your own potential to design your own Self-Worth, your own time out for your self to be introspective, and your own way of finding what is your own uniqueness. Hang in there, this is an exciting time!!!

There are 2 important simple steps to do right now

There are 2 important simple steps to do right now Be aware of any Self-Sabotaging techniques you have on automatic. You don’t know what those are? That is why they are automatic. You have them neatly set up so you can go about your day. When you create one thing and come out with something completely different, this could be your tip off.

We’re being challenged to clear away any blocks to our magnetic/Female self – this would prescribe you to be aware and willing to live according to our own Truth and Desires rather than anyone else’s.

Self-Sabotage usually includes Limiting Beliefs. LB is built into everyone. Through religion, government, education, ancestor’s, your own Karma, society at large and fear.

When you notice you feel a challenge that is bigger than you can handle, this is when you will go to self-
sabotage, unconscious behavior. You may even feel like this naturally protects you from more pain.

The more you allow your -self to be in the fear or pain the better off you may be; you may actually make a decision from your own Truth or Desires. Remember the fear is there for a reason, embrace it and search for your -self why you are in so much fear. Look for another perspective, look for other choices, and look for the Truth that is holding you back.

Notice how you may really dislike change. This is sabotaging you from moving forward.

So one of the 2 simple steps you could try is,

CHOOSE to plan each day this week to do something you have been putting off

Then notice if you have an issue around time. Is your belief that there isn’t enough of it, you’re running out of it, you don’t know how to use it for your plan so you never start or set up the new idea you have been putting off? So set aside a small amount of time each day, say 20 or 30 minutes to start.

Research what you need to know to take away the doubt, ask a few experts their input about your plan, and actually write down what you know about the topic you need to move forward on. Notice if you already know something about this plan and trust your instincts. Take all of this information and give the points you’ve written out a number and weigh them by importance perhaps 1 thru 10 or 100. The first 10 bullets should give you an idea of how you want to move forward.

This is a start at least to help you get a different orientation of your view point of what you want to do with your life/self. All it may need is a simple modification!

Urgency

Urgency,

This has come to the attention of those that need to make this much more public and with urgency to participate as a whole on our planet.  Take the time to say this prayer.  Take the time to forward this to everyone you believe will believe in helping our planet.

» PRAYERS TO THE DEVAS OF RADIOACTIVE ELEMENTS…

“I pray to the great devas of the radioactive elements, uranium, plutonium and others that they will closely oversee the removal of the Fukushima fuel rods without great release of radioactivity.  Furthermore, I pray that they will closely oversee Fukushima and all the other nuclear power plants until they can be closed and safely dismantled.  I include here all the nuclear weapons on the planet as well.  I appreciate the natural role that the radioactive elements play on the Earth.  It is humans that have concentrated the radioactive elements for their own ends.  May you assume your natural roles and not be allowed to be used for evil purposes or to greatly harm the human race and other species.

“I ask my guides to carry this prayer up to the highest levels they can reach and so on until this prayer reaches the ears of the highest devas of the radioactive elements and to the ears of the great deva which overlights all of humanity. I send this prayer also to the ears of the great Overlighting Logos of the planet Earth.  Sanat Kumara, Gaia, Pi, or whatever other names may be used for this great Being that ensouls our planet.

“Thank you for hearing our prayers. So be it.”

Which is very serious business, as there is potential there for great harm to all of the Creatures that live on this planet.

Source is from http://astrobuss.wordpress.com/2014/01/09/down-to-the-wire-2/ a

Also,  www.TomKenyon.com   an earth toning master.

Appreciation, how do you interpret this?

Today I was so excited when I heard a wonderful person I so respect give some insight into Appreciation.  How do you think of investing in something and it grows in value?  The answer is,  it appreciates.  So you know if you got something for your investment.  Perhaps it is money and you invested it and it grew and then you knew, you saw, it appreciated.  Do you feel the same way for something you haven’t yet seen give you a return on your belief?  This is a Spiritual belief now, dream or imagine or wish for something and then you set your appreciation in place before you actually get a glimpse of the outcome.  Is this a conscious action you live in every day? Do you step up to your Spiritual consciousness?  Can you actually appreciate not only what you already have, your sure of that right now, but go one step further.  Appreciate the unknown.  Appreciate something you think of and aren’t even sure you are going to see it or connect with it yet.  If you can hold that energy for your self, that you appreciate that you can even desire what your imagining, perhaps you can expand your wish.  Imagine  you grow your idea make your self bigger.  Don’t hold back with, well maybe I won’t actually get “it” or if I ask for too much I’m being greedy.  Appreciate the moment your in, know you can trust that what you desire will come to you at the exact perfect moment, and most of all don’t hold back with your dream.  Make it big, dreams are free you can spend and expend as much energy as you want with a dream.  If you are connected to appreciating you can create, then you believe already!

Applause and Testimonials

Applause

When I first started working with Rita, I had been in a fog for decades, not knowing who I was, feeling downtrodden and helpless, blaming others for bad things in my life. I didn’t know what I wanted– only that I didn’t want to keep feeling the way I did. Rita has steadily helped me discover and unwrap unhealthy patterns of thinking and behavior. She has been my guide and my rock, teaching me how to be my own rock. With her help, I’m learning how to stop being/feeling like a victim and step into my own power and self-responsibility. My relationships with family, friends, and myself have shifted and bring me much more joy, and I’m now doing things I never dreamed were possible. In some ways I feel like my life is just beginning. Thank you, Rita, for teaching me and guiding me along this journey!

How do I describe what Rita does? Rita provides unique customized guidance and introspection in spiritual, emotional and physical issues.

I have recommended her to several of my friends. Each one a very different personality with unique issues and understanding of chakras. All have said how much they have learned about themselves and been better able to deal with themselves and relationships in their life. This holds true for me also.

The issues have ranged from parents, children, step children, work, spouses, friends, habitual behaviors and life decisions. Rita’s gift to me has been learning to look at life’s experiences and what my part is, what can I learn about myself and how can I better move in this world. Thank you Rita.

— Pat F., San Francisco, CA

Working with Rita Cook has profoundly enriched my life. I look forward to our phone sessions because Rita’s insight delivers a powerful shot of WD-40 right into the heart of any issue – penetrating the stuck parts and easing movement. Though we’ve never met in person, she has forever touched my Soul.

— Andrea D., Portland, OR

What is energy work

What is energy work?

Because we are all energy and all connected through vibration we can move into anyone’s energy field(s).  This field so to speak comprises of chakras, auras, endocrine system, fluids and the whole biological system.  Our DNA holds all the information or codes and energetically these are what can be “cleaned up” while working through emotional patterns and limiting beliefs.