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Oracle Blessings, June 21

Where has loyalty found you?

How have you offered loyalty?

June 21 2015

Today we celebrate the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. This invites us to wake up and see things clearly as the sun will shine upon us with generosity and joy.

In the week to come it is for us to be open to and explore the concept of loyalty; the loyalty we offer and the loyalty that we freely accept.

The path calls for blending; the blending of body, mind and spirit as well as offering energy to the tribe and keeping energy for oneself.

The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.

~Zig Ziglar~

Ultimately, there are many lessons to be learned in the week to come as long as you keep listening and keep your eyes open.

What will be revealed is the importance of gratitude and ceremony when it comes to your connection with nature. Celebrate the sun as she shines her gifts upon you, and celebrate yourself as you enjoy the gifts that are offered and the gifts that you share.

There is time for rest and there’s time for work and during the week to come rest and contemplation become necessary.

I offer today’s mantra as freely as the sun shines upon us:

I dance in her light

She never fails

Loyal every day

Showing an example

For us to emulate

~Dana Nöllsch~


Alchemist Theater

Last night I had the pleasure of experiencing The Alchemist Theater; this is something I have done every month since they started, and  I look forward to having this experience every month.


Let’s talk about what to expect when you go to The Alchemist Theater: the first thing you will encounter is Mark Emerson and his group of very talented musicians and singers. The music is very beautiful and very inspirational, if you have not experienced the joy that Mark puts into his music you have certainly missed out.  Last night they brought out some Cat Stevens songs and talked about how that music inspired them to grow roots and find a place that they could always return to and feel home.


After the music starts Jessica Levity comes in with her message: last night it was about how our roots allow us not only to stay grounded but also gives us a method of growth drawing in nutrients from the shadows that we experience. Jessica has a subtle but intense way of bringing the message to your heart.


And the third part of this trifecta is Christopher Daniels: he offered a very spirited message along the same theme of roots last night. Clad in his signature toga and expressing nothing but fabulousness Christopher’s message is always quite rousing, entertaining, and thought provoking as well.


So these are the three principal players you will see but don’t mistake that their power overshadows the message. The message is always deep and very moving, at times there has not been a dry eye in the building for the message touches the soul at a deeper level than you would imagine.

If you are looking for a place to celebrate spirituality in a free and open environment this is the place for you. There are always healers in the audience and their energy mixes with the performers on stage to create a experience that will follow you for weeks to come.

The alchemist theater is every third Wednesday at  Good Luck Macbeth and the themes change month-to-month, the next service will be May 20 at 7 PM and the topic will be the Divine feminine.

This is a free event based on donations and reservations can be made here..


~Dana Nöllsch~



Chocolate; Need I say anything else?



Need I say anything else?

By Sarah Ann Landau


Here’s a holiday treat for you- and I’d venture to say that it will make you feel a little better about mowing down on all that candy you’ve been gambling for these past eight nights, or that Santa left in your stocking. But I’m not here to hold your hand as you slip dreamily into diabetic shock. Chocolate, or cacao, is way more powerful than you may have imagined and it should be regarded as such. There are many medicinal properties that can be attributed to this luscious delight. In the words of Hippocrates, “let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”. Am I right?

Recently there has been a good deal of research into the memory-enhancing and antioxidant potential of this Aztec (believed to be a gift from the God of Wisdom) wonder food. A study from Columbia University found that a group of older folks dealing with degenerative memory issues benefited greatly from the consumption of cacao as well as other plants that are high in flavanols, or flavanoids. A flavanoid is a type of antioxidant that has the power not only to protect cells against free radical damage, but protect blood vessels, prevent inflammation, and help our bodies to utilise vitamin C as well.

Another study, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that eating dark (over 60%, I would imagine) chocolate can actually help to decrease blood pressure AND make the insulin that our bodies produce more effective. This means that we don’t need as much insulin to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism. This also means that chocolate could reduce the risk of diabetes in what one may call a “healthy person”. That’s pretty awesome.

Cocoa happens to rank number 8 on the ORAC (Oxygen Reactive Antioxidant Capacity) Value chart and baking chocolate comes in at number 12. Basically, this means that it blows almost every other food out of the water in terms of antioxidant capacity. HOWEVER, antioxidants are sensitive to temperature and processing, so you can only imagine the punch that raw chocolate packs!

Dark chocolate is also an excellent source of both phosphorous and magnesium. One of phosphorous’ claims to fame is being the main component of our cell membranes in the form of phospholipids. Magnesium is responsible for building bones, circulating blood, and relaxing our nerves and muscles. That makes me want to go eat some right now!

So you’ve heard what I have to say about chocolate. It sounds pretty stellar, I will admit, but remember that this is a treat… A very special and healing treat. It was used in ceremony by the MesoAmericans. Perhaps we could bring some of that reverence into our relationships with this powerful food. How about this; every time you eat a piece of chocolate, you have to go outside in your underwear and dance around your house three times while singing “Chocolate City”. But seriously, respect the medicine and it will respect you! More importantly, enjoy it!

Happy New Year, friends. I hope that 2014 has brought a wealth of experience, lessons learned, and goals achieved. It is now time to embrace the possibilities that this new year brings and allow all that does not serve to drift away. Aho!



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Davide GrassiCristina LippiStefano Necozione, Giovambattista Desideri, and Claudio Ferri.     “Short-term administration of dark chocolate is followed by a significant increase in insulin      sensitivity and a decrease in blood pressure in healthy persons1,2,3”. The American Journal       of Clinical Nutrition. 2005. Web.

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Oracle Blessings, March 21

If not now then when?

March 21 2015

This morning we pull the cards from the Vintage Wisdom Oracle, and extremely beautiful and idealized deck of cards.

I often ask myself “if not now then when?” and this usually indicates a time of inpatients and excitement. Seeing something just on the horizon; that is so very appealing but not quite there yet is indeed such a tease. But through experience I have learned that sometimes rushing what you know is coming takes away much of the magic when it’s here.

Sometimes I arrive just when God’s ready to have somone click the shutter
~Ansel Adams~

This is not a time for you to accept whatever comes your way; be discerning in the path that you choose to walk. You will know the right path when your heart feels full and your steps graceful.

This is also a time of creating with others, this is something that comes up quite a bit and teamwork at this time will surely be rewarded. One word of caution; if the team does not work together in harmony and joy perhaps that is an indication to exercise discernment and make some changes.

The importance of giving thought to all of this process may not seem that strong, but take a step back and take the time to think through what it is that you are creating now and examine if it truly is time to move forward.

With all of this said in the days to come be open to that feeling of purity in all that you do and create.

With divine timing I offer you today’s mantra:

As I hear the clock tick off the seconds

I feel the music in my soul

Calling me to a place of creation

I now know the time is now

~Dana Nöllsch~


Native American horoscope

This is the Native American horoscope, Many Native American cultures have the belief that a person is assigned an animal upon the time of birth this would have been called a totem animal or a spirit animal. Below are interpreted Native American symbols of the zodiac and the characteristics for each one. This astrology isn’t as well know as the Western and Oriental Astrology but still very relevant.


Otter: Jan 20 – Feb 18
A little quirky, and unorthodox, the Otter is a hard one to figure sometimes. Perceived as unconventional, the Otter methods aren’t the first ones chosen to get the job done. This is a big mistake on the part of others – because although unconventional, the Otter’s methods are usually quite effective. Yes, the Otter has an unusual way of looking at things, but he/she is equipped with a brilliant imagination and intelligence, allowing him/her an edge over everyone else. Often very perceptive and intuitive, the Otter makes a very good friend, and can be very attentive. In a nurturing environment the Otter is sensitive, sympathetic, courageous, and honest. Left to his/her own devices, the Otter can be unscrupulous, lewd, rebellious, and isolated.

Wolf: Feb 19 – Mar 20
Deeply emotional, and wholly passionate, the Wolf is the lover of the zodiac in both the physical and philosophical sense of the word. The Wolf understands that all we need is love, and is fully capable of providing it. Juxtaposed with his/her fierce independence – this Native American animal symbol is a bit of a contradiction in terms. Needing his/her freedom, yet still being quite gentle and compassionate – we get the picture of the “lone wolf” with this sign. In a nurturing environment the Wolf is intensely passionate, generous, deeply affectionate, and gentle. Left to his/her own devices the Wolf can become impractical, recalcitrant, obsessive, and vindictive.

Falcon: Mar 21 – Apr 19
A natural born leader, the Falcon can always be looked upon for clear judgment in sticky situations. Furthermore, the characteristics of this Native American animal symbol never wastes time, rather he/she strikes while the iron is hot, and takes action on what must be done. Ever persistent, and always taking the initiative, the Falcon is a gem of a personality to have for projects or team sports. The Falcon can be a little on the conceited side – but he/she is usually right in his/her opinions – so a little arrogance is understood. In a supportive environment the Falcon “soars” in his/her ability to maintain passion and fire in relationships, and always remaining compassionate. Left to his/her own devices, the Falcon can be vain, rude, intolerant, impatient, and over-sensitive.

Beaver: Apr 20 – May 20
Take charge, adapt, overcome – this is the Beaver motto. Mostly business, the Beaver gets the job at hand done with maximum efficiency and aplomb. Strategic, and cunning the Beaver is a force to be reckoned with in matters of business and combat. One might also think twice about engaging the Beaver in a match of wits – as his/her mental acuity is razor sharp. The Beaver has everything going for him/her – however, tendencies toward “my way or the highway” get them in trouble. Yes, they are usually right, but the bearer of this Native American animal symbol may need to work on tact. In a nurturing environment the Beaver can be compassionate, generous, helpful, and loyal. Left to his/her own devices the Beaver can be nervous, cowardly, possessive, arrogant, and over-demanding.

Deer: May 21 – Jun 20
This Native American animal symbol is the muse of the zodiac. The Deer is inspiring lively and quick-witted. With a tailor-made humor, the Deer has a tendency to get a laugh out of anyone. Excellent ability for vocalizing, the Deer is a consummate conversationalist. This combined with his/her natural intelligence make the Deer a must-have guest at dinner parties. Always aware of his/her surroundings, and even more aware of his/her appearance, the Deer can be a bit self-involved. However, the Deer’s narcissism is overlooked because of his/her congeniality and affability. In a supportive environment the Deer’s natural liveliness and sparkly personality radiate even more. He/she is an inspiring force in any nurturing relationship. Left to his/her own devices the Deer can be selfish, moody, impatient, lazy, and two-faced.

Woodpecker: Jun 21 – Jul 21
Woodpeckers are usually the most nurturing of all the Native American animal symbols. The consummate listener, totally emphatic and understanding, the Woodpecker is the one to have on your side when you need support. Of course, they make wonderful parents, and equally wonderful friends and partners. Another proverbial feather in the Woodpeckers cap is the tendency to be naturally frugal, resourceful, and organized. In a nurturing environment the Woodpecker is of course caring, devoted, and very romantic. Left to his/her own devices the Woodpecker can be possessive, angry, jealous, and spiteful.

Salmon: Jul 22 – Aug 21
Electric, focused, intuitive, and wholly creative, the Salmon is a real live-wire. His/her energy is palpable. A natural motivator, the Salmon’s confidence and enthusiasm is easily infectious. Soon, everybody is on board with the Salmon – even if the idea seems too hair-brained to work. Generous, intelligent, and intuitive, it’s no wonder why the Salmon has no shortage of friends. This Native American animal symbol expresses a need for purpose and goals, and has no trouble finding volunteers for his/her personal crusades. In a supportive environment, the Salmon is stable, calm, sensual, and giving. Left to his/her own devices, those that bear this Native American animal symbol can be egotistical, vulgar, and intolerant of others.

Bear: Aug 22 – Sep 21
Pragmatic, and methodical the Bear is the one to call when a steady hand is needed. The Bear’s practicality and level-headedness makes him/her an excellent business partner. Usually the voice of reason in most scenarios, the Bear is a good balance for Owls. The Bear is also gifted with an enormous heart, and a penchant for generosity. However, one might not know it as the Bear tends to be very modest, and a bit shy. In a loving environment this Native American animal symbol showers love and generosity in return. Further, the Bear has a capacity for patience and temperance, which makes him/her excellent teachers and mentors. Left to his/her own devices the bear can be skeptical, sloth, small-minded and reclusive.

Raven: Sep 22 – Oct 22
Highly enthusiastic, and a natural entrepreneur, the Crow is quite a charmer. But he/she doesn’t have to work at being charming – it comes easily. Everyone recognizes the Crow’s easy energy, and everyone turns to the Crow for his/her ideas and opinions. This is because the Crow is both idealistic and diplomatic and is quite ingenious. In nurturing environments, this Native American animal symbol is easy-going, can be romantic, and soft-spoken. Further, the crow can be quite patient, and intuitive in relationships. Left to his/her own devices, the Crow can be demanding, inconsistent, vindictive, and abrasive.

Snake: Oct 23 – Nov 22
Most shamans are born under this Native American animal symbol. The Snake is a natural in all matters of spirit. Easily attuned to the ethereal realm the Snake makes an excellent spiritual leader. Also respected for his/her healing capacities, the Snake also excels in medical professions. The Snake’s preoccupation with matters intangible, often leads others to view them as mysterious, and sometimes frightening. True, the Snake can be secretive, and a bit dark – he/she is also quite sensitive, and caring. In a supportive relationship the cool Snake can be passionate, inspiring, humorous, and helpful. Left to his/her own devices, the Snake can be despondent, violent, and prone to abnormal mood swings.

Owl: Nov 23 – Dec 21
Changeable and mutable as the wind, the Owl is a tough one to pin down. Warm, natural, with an easy-going nature, the Owl is a friend to the world. The bearer of this Native American animal symbol is notorious for engaging in life at full speed, and whole-hearted loves adventure. This can be to his/her detriment as the Owl can be reckless, careless, and thoughtless. Owls make great artists, teachers, and conservationists. However, due to his/her adaptability and versatility – the Owl would likely excel in any occupation. In a supportive, nurturing environment the Owl is sensitive, enthusiastic, and an attentive listener. Left to his/her own devices, the Owl can be excessive, overindulgent, bitter, and belligerent.

Goose: Dec 22 – Jan 19
If you want something done – give it to the Goose. Persevering, dogged, and ambitious to a fault, the Goose sets goals for accomplishment, and always obtains them. The goose is determined to succeed at all cost – not for the approval of the other – but those with this Native American animal symbol competes with his/her own internal foe. Driven is the watchword for the Goose’s dominating personality trait – which makes them excellent in business and competitive sports. When tempered with supportive, nurturing family and friends, the Goose excels in all things he/she attempts. In a loving environment the Goose can be very passionate, humorous, gregarious, and even sensual. However, lead to his/her own devises, the Goose may fall into obsessive or addictive behaviors that will inevitably be his/her demise.

Oracle Blessings, December 25

I sit here with the cards on this quiet and cold Christmas morning. Thinking about the intensity of the message that lies in front of me, I wonder just how deep things will get. Feeling the energy of the world around us, the opening of presents, sharing laughter and joy. This is a beautiful feeling and a beautiful place to be. And now to dive into this holiday message.


When you hear the words “trust” and “surrender” what is it that comes to mind?

December 25

There is a depth in balance that can only come from pure surrender. As the lamb represented in the eight of disks is surrounded by danger and anger, but not touched, so is that place of innocent surrender and a piece that brings balance and calm. As we celebrate the holiday with family and friends, let us be the lamb in peaceful harmony this day.

The path ahead brings alchemy and balance to the right and the left path. May your intent be neither selfless nor selfish, but again calling on the balance of a pure heart.

For today keep the words that are in your heart close to your vest. Take a step back and observe the love and joy that surrounds you and listen to your words and listen to your heart and know that in this moment these words and feelings are for you.

Creativity calls to your hands, but perhaps a few too many projects may spread your energy a bit thin. This creativity brings fertility and creativity.

The six of disks whispers to us of manifestation, dreams, and the perfect balance. Perhaps it is for you to get out pencil and paper and write down what it is that you’ve been dreaming, wanting, and seeing.

What does all this mean?

Finding that balance that comes from innocence, knowing your own heart and your own emotions, and bringing a deeper balance into what you create is what is truly calling on this holiday. Remember that this is not the time to be selfish or selfless, but as the cards are telling us strive for that balance and neutrality.

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs to light of wisdom in the guidance of virtue


With all of this what will be revealed is your own inner light shining for all to see. This may manifest in what it is that you create or an innocent light that emerges from the depths that it is been in in. This emergence will show the creativity that has been locked away and the balance that you embrace will allow a purity to shine through in everything that you create.

On this holiday surrounded by loved ones, good food, and so much joy I offer you today’s mantra:

I am the lamb, innocent and trusting

I listen to my heart, full of joy

I create without hesitation

And invite balance in all that I do

~Dana Nöllsch~

Healing/Wholing Shamanic Reiki Oracle Blessing for December 24

What have you been receiving in sleep and dreamtime? What deeper meanings want to be born through your unconscious mind, wiggling into your consciousness?

December 24

The season brings such a vast array of energies to dance within, and often too many or too few social events. At times we may feel Trickster’s paw or words try to trip us up.

To deepen our wisdom and allowing of abundance, dreamtime can be amongst our greatest tools for discovery of what lies beneath the surface of our lives. We can set our intentions before sleep, to open ourselves to the magic and mysteries of life, just like the children who invite Santa’s magic to come.

May your remaining holiday season be filled with joy and also bring you enduring peace, love, and abundance all through the new year.

Your mantra, Beautiful Beloveds: “I am magic and mystery. Deeper wisdom and healing are always available to me. I am a Beautiful Dreamer, dreaming a new world into BEing.”

In bliss and love, with abundant Reiki blessings from my heart to yours ~ Denise

Oracle Blessings, December 23

What would you do if great insight was offered to you?

December 23

Today your connection to your guides and angels will offer you that great insight. This insight will not come if you just sit there and wait. You are called to get out pencil and paper; finding a quiet space and show reverence to those who walk with you along your path, and when your mind quiets start writing or drawing whatever comes to you without thought, just create. This is the way to communicate with your guides and angels today.

A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

As I sit quietly connecting with my guides and angels I offer you today’s mantra:

Images come to me

No need for meaning

Pencil in hand

I hear the whispers

~Dana Nöllsch~

Oracle Blessings, December 16

That one moment signaling great change is coming, are you ready?

December 16

Not unlike a very dull knife pushing in on that over-filled balloon, so much give-and-take, so much pressure until in an instant everything changes and the balloon pops never to be the same again. This does seem a bit overly dramatic, perhaps, but we have felt the change coming and we have felt the pressure building and now we may be ready for an intense shift. As fear is released and we passed through that karmic veil there will be a new sense of empowerment, peace, spiritual service, and humanity. Unfortunately not all will embrace this shift, and with that resistance there may be strife and conflict surrounding us. We are at choice to allow that conflict in or to observe and learn from it without being part of it.

All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another

~Anatole France~

This is a sacred and important time, we may surround ourselves with love and the people who support our love based journey. Relationships will shift, and if the energy of those relationships is fading away, allow those relationships to fade away quietly. This is indeed a time of letting go, remember if what you let go of is meant to return all you need do is keep an open door and love in your heart.

Let go of that feeling that you must apologize for the things that you do not own.

There may be things happening around us that may test our resolve and challenge passing through this threshold. Passing through this karmic veil does not mean all peace and joy but it does mean seeing things in a deeper and more meaningful way, especially the things that we hold deep in our souls. There is no reason to hide your feelings; there is no reason to feel guilty for who you are, and how you feel, as long as you are honest to yourself as you pass through the karmic veil. Owning all that you have done, embracing all that you feel, and inviting all that will come.

Waiting for that balloon to burst I offer you this mantra:

I open to my feelings

Without need of apology

I own who I am

Allowing the balloon to burst

~Dana Nöllsch~