“Closures and Remembrances” How the Eclipse might affect your energy

I think the combination Retrograde/Eclipse has been affecting many……myself among them.
There is an energy of sadness of eclipse endings, coupling with the wistful remembrance of Retrograde energy for what has been in the past that forms a potent cocktail for the heart and mind………
Eclipses signal closures…….I think most of us have some memories of the past without closure…..grief never completely reconciled…..acceptance never sealed.
It is those that will haunt us now……our energy will feel weighted down….We know that closures need forward movement, but our hearts will feel heavy with Retrograde wistfulness now.
Eclipses block out what is before our eyes………Retrogrades reveal what is hidden inside us…..
Let us try to balance these two forces now……..so that our next steps will be the right ones for each of us.
The world as well needs to remember our past…….let us hope the mistakes of our world find closure and are put to rest……finally.
Peace,
Shirl
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“What happened centuries past…..did entire villages go blind in the path of an eclipse?”

I have been pondering a question…….before the days of eclipse glasses…..in centuries past……….did entire villages go blind in the pathway of an eclipse?????????
Think about it……when the skies grew dark, wouldn’t it have been a logical action to look up……(maybe after you ran and hid for a few moments)……..
Did these people all lose their sight…….Was an oral tradition of eclipse warning handed down through generations after the horror of the Gods causing blindness as punishment occurred ………..
Somewhere, someone had to put two and two together and realize the result was damage to one’s vision………
It is incredible to me how astronomers of centuries past were so accurate in their predictions of these events……..
Had it not been for this accuracy, Columbus might have met a much different fate……He convinced the natives of his “godliness” by predicting the dark skies of an eclipse……Who would dare touch a God who could make the light leave the world?
Please be careful with those homemade cardboard box get ups…..especially if you have a child using one.
And keep your pets inside ……..my Bud especially likes to look up in the trees, searching for squirrels……the light can damage their retinas too……….
Wouldn’t it be nice if some real Messiah came down to enlighten the world during this dark moment of moon passage……..
I’m not expecting one……..but it would be nice, wouldn’t it……….
I just hope a very limited number of “loonies” come out……..and I am expecting them ¬† ūüė¶
Be safe, and still be in awe……….
We no longer have to hide in fear………but we do have to respect the wonders and dangers of the Universe………..
Shirl
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“How to Strengthen Your Defenses against all the Crazy Eclipse Energy”

It’s going to be out there……..all the crazy eclipse energy……

What can you do?

First of all, don’t incite any tense situations…….escalation of negative energy will flourish…….keep your hand off your car horn, even if you’re right. ¬† If someone’s actions are rude and obnoxious, move away……..it isn’t worth meeting the moon lunatic on Monday………

Wear black……..black absorbs the negative energy swirling around you before it enters YOU…….You also blend in with black on a dismal day. ¬† ¬†Keep the brights and neons home…….they serve to amp up energy for those who see them…….you want to tone down energy of everyone around you……..the sane and the not so sane. ¬†It’s best to keep your wardrobe selection to blacks and greys and earth tones…….or pink. ¬† Pink is considered the most calming of all the colors……..walls of prisons and insane asylums were painted pink to calm the residents…….Calming is a good thing to strive for on Monday.

Wear a black gemstone if you have one or a moonstone……..black stones like obsidian or hematite will protect and ground you……..No black gemstones?…..then imagine your energy flow as gentle and peaceful……moving into the earth like the roots of a tree. ¬† There will be more than enough chaotic swirls of negativity drifting through the atmosphere, don’t make yours another one.

Be patient with those especially sensitive to moodiness, for they might be more troubled and somber ………. ¬†offer a friendly hand, but give them space if they wish for it.

First and foremost……be smart. ¬† Use precaution if watching the eclipse; make sure it is approved for this purpose. ¬† There really is eclipse blindness……you may not feel it immediately and think you are fine, but the next morning, wake up to blurry vision or worse……..

Eclipses are powerful things……..cultures of people feared them and were moved to submission by others who had unraveled the mystery of their occurrence. ¬†We are all affected by all that happens in the Universe……….our planet, ¬†the animals, ¬†and all humans will sense this energy……. Let us hope whatever physical storms or emotional storms or planetary energy disruptions pass quickly as the moon obscures the sun.

Shirl

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“What will Change???” My thoughts on what is happening in my country.

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So easy it seems for man to destroy things…..when I look at Civil War monuments and memorials, I don’t think of slavery, I don’t think of racism…….I think of all those lives lost……all those who still lie unrecognized in the ground, or pieces of them still in the ground….when you desecrate one of those monuments, you desecrate the life of each one of them…..making it worth nothing…….
So disappointed to see this happening in my country…….and for what purpose……they will be destroyed and gone……and what will change in my country……
People will be the same…….easy to destroy, easy to fight, easy to hate……losing every single monument won’t change that………
I was around during the Vietnam War protests…….People in the streets, on campuses, wanted peace…….When these soldiers returned, they treated them in a way that left so many of them unwanted and shunned by society. ¬† You can hate a war, but you should respect those who served, those who came home, and those who didn’t.
Should we tear down the Wall now because so many of my younger generation disagreed with us being there?
Mary Shelley had it right………there is always an angry crowd, waiting for the witch hunt. ¬† Sometimes the hunted are people, sometimes the hunted are pieces of stone or bronze.
And some still carry torches……..
When will they realize the monster is them………………….
Shirl
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“Both sides of the Protest street”

general's snowI awoke to the news of more monuments taken down in the darkness of night in Baltimore.

All my life I have never fit in…..now, yet again, it seems.

Would I march with the torch wielding white supremacy crowd……..NO

Would I march with the “take them all down” crowd…………………………NO

How does walking by an empty spot of barren ground in a park or library lawn make a poor child’s life better? ¬† How does making history evaporate make anyone’s life better…….now that much of history and english and all subjects have diminished in our childrens’ curriculum nowadays. ¬† And how many of our youth still walk in front of a library these days.

There are those who say………“they belong in National Parks and Museums”………

Some impoverished city kids never get the chance to vacation at a National Park or go to a museum, unless on a class trip……..if they happen to live ¬†within a close bus ride to one. ¬†Sometimes, history is a classroom textbook or a statue on the town square. ¬† Wouldn’t it be nice to add to these memorials…….what about all the brave black soldiers who fought in some of the toughest battles and lost their lives……..How about some monuments to them?

You cannot take these memorials down without hurting the descendants of some who died during these battles. ¬† Not every Southerner lived on a beautiful plantation. ¬† Countless poor, farm boys lost their lives, never owning a slave…….To this day, the military draws many less fortunate than others, hoping to gain education and advancement… it is many among them who never return home.

I live in a historic farmhouse in Gettysburg…….I have always respected history. ¬† How many of our citizens really know the history, except by watching a movie (many times inaccurately told)………

There are those in protest lines who couldn’t even tell you the name of the General in one of those monuments…..Is it the right thing to do to erase what little is known among our youth….many of whom cannot even tell you in which war Gettysburg occurred.

I am on the side of knowledge and respect for those whose lives were lost…………when that line of protest forms……….count me in. ¬† I hope there are still enough of us…………

You can read Part 2 of this blog here………….https://sknobloch88.wordpress.com/2017/08/18/what-will-change-my-thoughts-on-what-is-happening-in-my-country/

Peace,

Shirl ¬† (author of “Reenactments from My Heart”

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“I Fell Asleep Shirl Knobloch and Awoke June Lockhart”

This morning, 6:30 a.m., ¬†I came downstairs to a Lassie episode. ¬† Landon was racing through the house, first barking at me, then at my husband. ¬†This wasn’t just barking hello, this was I’m stuck in a well type of barking………

It was as if I were in a Lassie episode; I was June Lockhart asking…..”What is it girl”……..er..boy?

This persisted a few minutes…….frenzied barking, running to me, running to the bathtub, running to my husband, more frenzied barking………

My husband turned to me and said………..”Landon closed the door on himself last night, he was stuck in the bathroom.”

Landon likes to lie on the bathroom floor; I guess the cold tile feels good, and if ever there was a place for stinky smells to linger……well……….

Anyway, the trauma must have intensified because yesterday was bath day…….Ah, I have a collie stuck in a well….eh……bathroom……….

Signed,

June ¬† (yesterday’s bath)Lassie

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“A Good Medium”

 

I cringe¬†when mediums say……..”she loved you very much.”………or, “she sees you crying at her grave.”……..or “you will find pennies or a feather in the coming weeks”……….

Of course the person loved you……..I doubt you would turn to a medium to receive a message from someone who hated your guts………

Of course, you mourn…….in the coming weeks, most of us will find a feather or a penny…….I found two pennies the other day…….and feathers always wait on my well stocked, birdseed yard.

Yet, I see so many people take in these words and feel so comforted. ¬† It’s not such a bad thing to feel comforted……and some¬†mediums rely on these words when messages don’t flow……

I don’t do public readings, except when reading auras or when holding seances. ¬† During seances, family members do come through to relay messages.

I don’t really understand some mediums who say they constantly see spirits around everyone….in a packed auditorium, how is that possible? ¬† The energy would be so draining and overwhelming, the medium wouldn’t make it through the first row.

People sometimes ask me sadly…..but he didn’t say how much he loved me.. ¬† ¬† A meaningful message will convey something only you and he would know. ¬† An intimacy, a personality trait, a sorrow of the heart……Of course he loved you……you don’t need a medium to tell you that………..

And mediums are¬†normal friends……friends who like to share a pizza, a cup of tea……friends who aren’t always looking for the spirit behind you……just looking for the friend sitting across the table………

You can further read about my work at the above links on my blog home page.

A good medium doesn’t have to be an expensive medium…….a book isn’t good just because it is expensive. ¬†My fee has never changed. ¬†It has always been 35.00 for either a human or beloved pet in spirit’s session. ¬† I work entirely through email……I only ask for a name of the deceased, a photo if you wish to send me one. ¬† For a pet, I request a photo, name, and gender. ¬† That is all.

Peace,

Shirl

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