Spirit~Quest

Soul, finds bliss in the security and comfort of home, and peace in the quiet of solitude and rest.  Spirit, seeks adventure, new experiences, creativity, and human connection. On this day we soothed our soul in the comfort and beauty of Shelldance’s greenhouse. We called upon our Spirit to show her desires.  By combing through hundreds of images and keeping the ones that sparked our spirit, we created our Spirit~Quest collage. Some of the images I placed on my collage held obvious meaning and some felt powerful, but were vague in meaning.  I trust the meanings will become clear as I follow my path of seeking, creating and enjoying beauty.

Part of deliberate manifesting is to have a witness to your dreams and desires. Collectively we held the energy, as each woman shared her Spirit~Quest.  Then we sent the energy out into the universe through our hands by way of applause.

“In out of the way places of the heart

Where your thoughts never think to wander

This beginning has been quietly forming

Waiting until you were ready to emerge.”

                                                                                                  ~John O’Donohue

May you experience the adventure your spirit seeks and manifest a beautiful new year.

Sincerely,

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Tamara Trejo

 

 

 

January 2018 Gathering

 

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Blue Moon Ceremony
Wednesday January 31st, 5pm
337 Mirada Art Studio, Half Moon Bay

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On this first BLUE Moon of 2018
We will dedicate our circle to our Pure Potentiality
and our clairvoyant mind that speaks via imagery and poetry.

Also 2017 Remembering our Circles, slideshow

In January and March of 1999, we had a situation which only takes place about four times a century: two Blue Moons occurring in the same year. The last time this happened was in January and April of 1961 and it is happening again this year. 2018 is going to be a very auspicious year.

Direction to 337 Mirada Art Studio Half Moon Bay

Please let me know if you will attend.
email or text 303-5515

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Tamara Trejo

Mystical Tail

I was born in murky water.  My little tail propelled me through my liquid world. I just moved with the flow of the current. I knew of no other world and was a happy pollywog in my little pond.  Jagged quick movements were impossible in my water home. It never occurred to me to move any faster or slower than the prevailing current of my sublime liquid world.

Then one day, without intention, I began to change.  My tail loosened and fell off, and I simultaneously sprouted legs.  It became impossible to breathe. I was suffocating!  Instinctively I ascended to the surface.  Projected my head out of the water and took the first inhaling breath in my new world.  Without thought or planning, my new legs leaped me out of my little pond.  With excellent peripheral vision I could see all around me.  I knew that I would never be the same.  I had metamorphosed into a new being.

I kind of miss my tail, it helped me swim along blissfully,frog05 but I am inspired by my new legs.  I can leap over most obstacles; With suction cup feet I can climb over vertical barrier.  Although time has changed me into a new being, I stay close to the place I was spawned…

I feel the energy of my frog totem when I am in my garden, think of my younger years or faced with an insurmountable problem.

 

On this last full moon of 2017, we Moon Mothers, gathered to discover or remember our guiding animal spirits.  In honor of Saraswati, each of us poetically expressed the essence of our personal animal totem.

May your untamed animal spirit inspire your dreams into courageous action.

Sincerely,

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Tamara Trejo

December full moon

You’re invited

Full Moon Ceremony Sunday, December 3rd, 4:30pm

Shelldance Orchard Gardens Pacifica

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Dedicated to Saraswati
Hindu Goddess of Art and Intellect

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On this night we will invoke the creative spirit of Saraswati. Through an ancient drum meditation, we will dive deep into our embodied, spirit-animal totems. We will Distill, our stream of consciousness writing into poetry and expressive art. Continue reading

Light of Lakshmi

A few weeks ago I felt the world upon my shoulders.  With a burdened heart and sadness on my face, I walked down a public corridor.  My footsteps were heavy and my posture coiled as I plodded along.  From an adjacent hall bounced a vibrant maiden.  Light on her feet, her gait was airy and sure.  Her aura twinkled like a sparkler on the 4th of July.   Her smile was so bright it lit the hallway. She passed me on her merry way.  Her light was contagious.

I felt my spine straighten, and my face muscles relax into a smile.  Without a word or a glance her vibrant light, fueled my tiny embers of light, which ignited into remembrance of my power to switch on my own light.  Even in the darkness of heavy situations, I can choose light and grace over darkness and hostility.

“A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.”  Rumi

On this November full moon, we Moon Mothers dedicated our ceremony to Lakshmi, Goddess of abundant light and prosperity.  We shared our light as we each spoke of our own brilliant gifts.  We fed our sister’s soul-flame by acknowledging her brilliance and divine strengths.  On a dark bluff top, lit by a small center flame, our ritual became a visceral festival of lights.  Sincerely spoken words of acknowledgement and recognition polished the soul-light of the women so brightly, it could have been seen by google maps.

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Lakshmi’s blessing of abundance was delivered, in both divine wealth and material richness.  Thank you, Michelle, for opening your sacred beach home for our gathering.  Thank you, Mary Baxter, for the delicious dinner.  Thank you, Eva Derksen for the delicate handcrafted Goddesses.  Thank you beautiful Moon Mothers, for showing up so brightly and sharing your light.

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May your light be kindled through darkness.

May you be the power source to arouse the luminescence in others.

Namaste,

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Tamara Trejo

 

November full moon

You’re invited

Full Moon Ceremony Friday, November 3rd, 5:30pm

         Sacred Beach House
Moss Beach

         

     Dedicated to Lakshmi
      Hindu Goddess of Prosperty.
 

On this night we will embody the abundant light of Lakshmi. We will see our own brilliance through the eyes of others and keenly connect to our soul gifts.

 

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Hecate

Normally I proceed down my chosen path with ease and confidence. I schedule my predictable days with life fulfilling activities and creative endeavors. Without fear or worry I know what’s ahead for me. Then, all of a sudden, my clear, gently curving path becomes a crossroad. Time to stop and decide if I will take a new route. I look down the path on my right and on my left, both are dark and hold no signs of what to come. I feel excited for the possibilities of what a new path could hold. My excitement quickly turns to fear of the unknown. If I stay on the path I am currently walking on, at least I have a pretty good idea of what’s to come, and I like knowing. Then in front of me is a sign that reads. Dead end! You can no longer proceed down your normal path. Oh no! I am forced to choose a new path. I am afraid of choosing the wrong path, I don’t like uncertainty. What if I choose the wrong path? Oh my Goddess, I need some help on this one.

Then, right in front of me, the dark Goddess of crossroads, Hecate, appears. She is holding two torches and a crescent moon sickle. As she spreads her arms, her torches light my crossroad. Calmness washes over me. I look to my right and feel grace. I look to my left and feel serenity. No longer afraid, I take a step on to the right path. Swish, down comes her crescent moon sickle, cutting the ties to the path I was on. Well, no turning back now. Fearlessly I begin to walk down a new path. I turn to thank her, but like magic, she’s gone.

On this first full moon of Autumn, we Moon Mothers, invoked the spirit of Hecate. We chanted her song, drummed a steady beat, and walked the sacred labyrinth. Silently she arrived and lightly illuminated our paths.

Below is a little movie and slide show from our gathering.

 

 

 

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Enjoy this season of magic.

Sincerely,

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Tamara Trejo