Tuesday, January 31, 2006
I left my car at work one night and got a ride home with a friend. The next day, when I returned home after work, I found a huge miter saw?! in my parking space. It had been hanging on the wall in my garage and apparently had fallen off the hook. Had my car been there, it would've caused some serious damage to the hood. Luck and coincidence, I'm grateful.
Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Sometimes I am flooded with symbols, though I haven't yet mastered the art of interpretation. This past week I had dinner with a friend who I hadn't seen over the holidays and she gave me the book Wicked, which I already had, but I appreciated nonetheless. Wicked, for those of you who don't know, is a 'backstory' to the Wizard of Oz about the life of the Wicked Witch of the West.
Then today I was websurfing and landed on Meritt's blog talking about her latest Mantra, which of course involved our favorite witch.
Thirdly, tonight at Toastmasters, a guy referred to his ex-wife as (you guessed it) "The Wicked Witch of the West". Or is it East? Anyways three references in one week definitely warrant blogging. So if I were to find meaning in it all, what would that be? Beware of green people?
Thursday, January 19, 2006
So on my trip to Sedona, I came across a cool crystal store in uptown (they don't have a website unfortunately). I bought a chakra necklace that I love. It looks kind of like this one. I wore it almost every day and then I lost it. I was devistated. I turned my house upside down looking for it, because I knew I took it off while I was at home. I went online to try to find one like it because even though I had only just lost it, I felt such a sense of loss that I was actually going to go online and buy a new one. Then a couple of days ago I was sitting on the couch watching t.v. when I suddenly knew that it was in the couch. I reached between the cushions and found crumbs and some coins but no necklace. I still felt strongly that it was there, and I got off the couch and lifted the cushion and sure enough there it was. Ok - obviously - since I'm the one who lost it in the first place, my subconscious probably remembered where I was when I took it off, but I love it when memory comes back to you. I was happy to have my necklace back anyways. While I was looking for the necklace online though, I did come across this cool chakra test. Maybe that was the purpose of me losing the necklace. Since I took the test and found that I have a couple of blocked chakras, I've been working to balance things. Having the necklace might help...
Sedona is a spiritual place. I had the opportunity to visit Sedona briefly and I have to say that I was in awe of the gorgeous red rocks. There is definitely positive energy flowing. Even if you aren't particularly spiritual, the city can be appreciated just for the blue skies and the amazing rock formations. I didn't get to visit the vortexes, unfortunately, so I will have to go back. Here's a good website about the area if you'd like to visit.
Not sure how to categorize this, but I had a souvenir that belonged to a friend of mine whom I don't see very often. He works for the same company but in another building about 20 minutes away. I wasn't sure how to get the item to him, but I decided to take it in to work. The day I brought it to work, he stopped by the cubicle next to mine and I heard his voice. It was completely random that I brought it in on the day that he happened to come to my building, and also that he stopped by to visit my cube neighbor when I was at my desk.
I am on disk 4 of Sonia Choquette's 6 disk CD set and I would highly suggest that you go out and get a copy of Trust Your Vibes today. I came across the CD set in the library... totally random - I was looking for classical music but I just peaked at the boxed set section.
I like Sonia for many reasons:
1. She's got a nice voice
2. Her stories are interesting and appropriately illustrate the points she is trying to make.
3. She's laugh out loud funny and puts me in a good mood.
4. As a five-sensory person who desperately wants to be six-sensory, she makes me feel like it's possible and not just a gift that she has.
5. I've actually noticed a difference in my own energy since I started listening to the CD.
There is also a book, but I think it's quite helpful and pleasant to listen to Sonia. She makes me drive to work so much more relaxing. I'm already concerned that I've only got two CDs left to listen to, I don't want to go back to the radio.
If you do read this and end up listening to her CD, I'd love to hear what you think.
My friend Teri and I were visiting a friend who has been not feeling well for a couple of weeks. When Teri arrived at our friends house, she brought in a package that was sitting on the doorstep. It was a green suede jacket from our friend's sister. Several hours later, when we were getting ready to leave, Teri picked a book off the bookshelf called 14,000 things to be happy about. Teri randomly opened the book and said 'Oh My God'. Sure enough, she showed us right where she had opened it and it said 'green suede jacket'. I am not kidding. We all thought it was weird.