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White Magic, David Spangler & More

RisaNewSEvent! Our Esoteric Astrological Institute will participate in Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History’s Third Friday Event (Magic!) between 4-8 p.m. Jan. 17. Our Theme is “White Magic.” Come see us!
Now turning our attention to the waters of the world. There’s been a controversy concerning the safety of the Fukushima radiation pouring into the Pacific, affecting the West Coast, the fish, all life forms and the jet stream. As the Fukushima (pro/con) discussions continued, a quiet and very unusual message appeared last week on Facebook from author, spiritual teacher, Findhorn Fellow David Spangler, (davidspangler.com).

David writes of being contacted by a water spirit (Spirit of the Waters) asking humanity for help. The water spirit said the waters of the world are so poisoned (due to human contamination) that the water spirits’ (they protect the waters) life-force is weakening, they are less able to fully contact the waters they serve (devas serve the world), and “drinkable water will soon become a rarity with all of life suffering.” The water spirit requested love, healing, upliftment and gratitude when we use water (drinking, bathing, etc.). This strengthens them. A similar “contact” occurred in the early 1960s. Appearing to Findhorn’s founders, the plant kingdom spirits (devas) warned that humanity must begin to cooperate with the Plant Kingdom Spirits or they would have to leave the Earth. We are now at another juncture.

The Soul within us makes contact with the other kingdoms. Let us ask our Soul to do its “magical work (White Magic) of assisting the Water Spirits. When we respond to a call to serve love is released in the world. Let us work together with the Spirit of the Waters. (Read David’s letter on my website, nightlightnews.com.)
Esoteric Astrology as News for the week of Jan. 16–22, 2014 For Sun and Rising Signs

ariesAries-March 21–April 20
The whole world’s your stage. You’re the star in a play about life’s wishes, hopes and dreams. You are on stage with family and friends supporting you. Within groups where you feel at home (not many) you define personal goals, search for new identity, leadership and friends. There’s a TV car commercial of a young boy being bullied. He gathers his “team.” Gather yours.


taurusTaurus April 21–May 21
You often “electrify” listeners with revolutionizing ideas. In fact, the electrical universe is a good study for you. I’ve mentioned this before. Understanding these concepts gives you a sense of identity different than most, the independence of an “independent thinker.” No old ideas obstruct your ability to see the lighted Path ahead. All



geminiGemini May 22–June 20
You seek new and exciting knowledge to expand your mind, which then expands the horizons of others. You want to explore everything because knowledge is key to the past, present and future, to the new world we must create, a world with the tools of astrology, symbols and the Ageless Wisdom teachings. To teach others these Aquarian principles you must enter unexplored regions first. They are patient.



cancerCancer June 21–July 20
Until people prove they can be trusted with your care and loyalty, you can’t share deeply with them. You intuitively sense if someone is trustworthy. Often you sense future occurrences in symbols and dreams, which initially seem a mystery and later come true. You’re a leader (cardinal sign). Often you don’t believe this. You share with vital information quietly with those you love. They learn from you.


leoLeo July 21–August 22
All the time, whomever you’re with, friend, lover, family, you want them to understand your future needs—a large expectation. Sometimes you think you’ve surrendered yourself. However, this rarely occurs with Leo. They must be leaders, independent, making rules, running the show. At times you hide creative talents behind others. Then you burst forth unexpectedly. You need a good dance partner who always lets you lead.


virgoVirgo August 23–September 22
You’re usually on time, a humanitarian and mediator, if you set aside the details. In the medical field you’re more the social worker or the holistic healer using alternative methods of care. You’re working differently these days, more independently, changing old rules to new rules. You seek freedom, dislike agendas created by others, must decide your own timing. If too much work you walk away.


libraLibra September 23–October 22
Some Librans are considering having children already preparing for what schools they’ll attend. Some are thinking of opening art galleries. An expanded originality and creativity is occurring, setting you apart from the group. In fact you’re ahead of the group. Sometimes you create disturbances. Children and/or those in need are always a concern. A hobby, a previous untouched talent, becomes a success. It’s concerned with beauty.

scorpioScorpio October 23–November 21
You look back. You assess your childhood. You’re unsettled for a while. Then you look forward. The future unfolds as the past flows quietly away. You want change in your home—a move, a clearing, a reconstruction, an expansion. You sense the need to prepare it for the future possibly to include many more people. You consider community. You have the needed resources and organizational skills assisting others to think in new ways. You sow the seeds for the coming children.


saggSagittarius November 22–December 20
You’ve become very communicative, making contacts, making yourself heard, known, understood, gathering people, ideas, emotions, intelligences. You’ve formed an unusual group.  To some you’re a creative force, a network of one with brilliant writing, ideas, thoughts and interests. You actually want to see your name in lights everywhere. This is good. You speak up for others. You’re well intentioned.


capricornCapricorn December 21–January 20
You want the best of everything. You do your best. You’re proud of what you do. You don’t realize how well and how much you actually do. You have a deep reserve of knowledge, sensing the pulse of everyone important to you. You’re careful. You know the rules. You follow them. Someday you will create big rules. You need a light-filled celestial umbrella. The Light Drops Umbrella with LEDs.


aquariusAquarius January 21–February 18
It’s your birthday month. You need Capricorn’s umbrella, too, invented probably by an Aquarian. You’re independent, non-ordinary. You belong to the group called humanity - your friends, all acquaintances. Aquarians are generous, think into the future, are kind and warm-hearted, often providing strict rules of conduct. You’re accepted by everyone. Then you break away. You’re a leader. Soon you realize this.

 
piscesPisces February 19–March 20
There’s something you want to do but something greater, a responsibility, need, tending to others, is in the way. You must hold your light behind a veil. Your communications and presence have led others to the spotlight which you cannot share at this time. You’re the healer behind the healers, teacher behind the teachings, light behind the students. It’s important you remain in the shadows for now. Another situation needs you.
 


Risa is Founder & Director of the Esoteric & Astrological Studies & Research Institute, a contemporary Wisdom School in Santa Cruz, CA.

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In agreement
written by Rachel G., January 22, 2014
Risa,

I agree wholeheartedly with Ted and Lyndia. I no longer live in Santa Cruz but I read your column every week.because it is so perceptive and always helps to guide or reassure me.

THANK YOU!
Very Correct
written by Ted E. Baer, January 21, 2014
This column is always right on the money. Keep up the good works.

Ted E. Baer
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written by Lyndia Storey-Leonard, January 15, 2014
We so appreciate your beautiful sharing of current astrology information. We always look forward to what you have written…. and go to your column first. My husband keeps saying"we have to tell her how right on her columns are"…. so here it is. We are telling you know! Thanks for you really good work….. we are local & a small group of us have a Facebook page called Beyond Radiation that we post on almost daily…. attempting to vet the information so we reflect what is truly at hand there.

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