Goddess Wisdom – Abeona

March 5th, 2015 | Posted by Velda in AFFIRMATIONS | GODDESS WISDOM

Goddess Wisdom - AbeonaAbeona—Goddess of Departures

Abeona is a goddess of Ancient Rome.  Her  name comes from the Latin verb abeo, “to depart, go away, or go forth”.  She was believed to especially guard children as they took their first steps away from home to explore the world.

Goddess Abeona  supports us as we break out of our comfort zone and enter into new levels of independence, self-discovery and personal responsibility, which concurs with the added meaning of abeo, ”to die, disappear, or be changed”.

In the Goddess Inspiration Oracle Guide, author Kris Waldherr writes, “In the eyes of the universe, we are all children. Whenever we start something new, it is as if we are learning to walk for the first time. We may stumble initially.  But if we persist, we will discover new vistas beyond what we originally expected”.

I am new at studying these feminine deities and with each one they quickly become one of my favorites.  I love that Abeona is also known for protecting  travelers.  It is very reassuring  to me,  knowing she will be watching over me throughout any of my future  travels and adventures.

Goddess Wisdom - Abeona

Coloring Mandalas for Healing Therapy

March 2nd, 2015 | Posted by Velda in COLORS

Color Mandalas for Color Therapy

“I awaken to the power of the mandala,
A sacred circle of light and energy,
A pathway to center—to my center and to the universal All,
A channel for healing body, mind, and spirit.” ~ author unknown

The Mandala (Sanskrit for “circle” or “completion”) has a long history and is recognized for its deep spiritual meaning and representation of wholeness.

Coloring Mandalas for Healing Therapy

  • The circle is a symbol of wholeness, continuity, connection, unity, harmony and the cycle of life.
  • Unlike other shapes, the circle flows and has no hard edges or angles.
  • Circles are believed to help individuals focus inward.

Coloring Mandalas

If you choose to color a mandala it will tap into your creativity without any need for artistic expertise. Mandalas are used universally  to promote healing and other positive states of being. Why? One explanation comes from its very design. The mandala is a circular matrix with a center point—a point from which all things are possible

If you are not ready to design an original mandala, internet sites have mandalas ready for coloring as a free copy or download.  It is always best to select colors intuitively when coloring a mandala. Listed below are colors and their symbolic meanings.Coloring Mandalas for Healing Therapy

RED for strength, high energy and passion
PINK for love, intuition and the feminine
ORANGE for creativity transformation,self-awareness and intuition
YELLOW for learning, wisdom, laughter and happiness
GREEN for physical healing, psychic ability, love of nature and caring
BLUE for emotional healding, inner peace and meditation
PURPLE for all things spiritual
WHITE for spiritual focus
BLACK for mystery, deep thinking and individuality

Color Mandalas for Healing Therapy

 

 

 

 

 

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Poem: The Strength of a Woman

Strength of A WomanThe strength of a woman is carrying the burden of family without
expectation that someone will feel her pain or cry her tears.

The strength of a woman is the first one to wake up and
the last to go to bed.

The strength of a woman is to pretty and doll up all the masks
she has to wear in order to survive.

The strength of a woman is crying herself to sleep at night then
embracing you in the morning with a hug and a smile.

The strength of a woman is my mother,
a woman who says she’s okay when you can tell she’s in pain,
a woman who smiles when the going gets tough and
a woman who finds laughter after crying.

The strength of a woman is to raise a child she does not know.
The strength of a woman hears a child’s cry and
knows exactly what they want.

The strength of a woman is courage and independence.
The strength of a woman is doing whatever it takes to survive.
The strength of a woman is the backbone that holds everyone together
. . . behind every strong man there is a strong woman.

The strength of a woman is her abilityThe Strength of A Woman
to hold her tongue when her significant other is wrong
to stop her children from misbehaving with a look in her eye
to pick herself up and dust herself off
to make her family smile in the midst of a storm
to multi-task and adapt to different situations
to swallow her pride.

The strength of a woman is her unconditional love
for her children and others.
The strength of a woman is to be a peacemaker.
The strength of a woman is to be able to feel things no one else can.
The strength of a woman is to be able.

Helping others when they are in need,
always there to take the lead.
Suffering hard times not for long,
because her will is very strong.
Makes you happy with lots of jokes,
most importantly they are jokes of hope.
Her colors are beautiful—scarlet red—
lots of blessings upon her head.
The strength of a woman we’ll always know,
because her strength will always show.

 ~ By New Foundations Writers, May 7, 2010

Founded in 1994, New Foundations is a non-profit organization located on St. Paul’s East Side that provides permanent, supportive, affordable housing and comprehensive on-site services for homeless dually-diagnosed chemically dependent and mentally ill adults in recovery and their families.