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Re: my “forecast”

Hello, Stargazer Bles denizens! As I write this, It’s May 15th, the Feast Day of St. Dymphna, patron saint of those with mental and emotional illnesses. That’s beside the point, of course, and right now I am possessed of a sound mind as I make my next statements.

You’ve read what Resti has to say, which is basically framed in the language of Astrology, which in turn is basically a study of patterns and cycles. Now let’s look at what the languages of the Tarot and the Archangels have to say about where the Philippines is headed.

The format of the 4-card Tarot spread is Past-Present-Future-Synthesis/Summary. Therefore, from L-R, I drew the following: Ace of Cups (past) – Knight of Swords (present) – X Pentacles (future) – The Lovers (synthesis/summary). Please see the photo below.

The Ace of Cups (cups=water=spirit, blessings) in the past position indicates the dynamic of abundance v. loss. True enough, the Philippines is rich in human and natural resources yet it has also weathered a lot of losses, be they nature-caused or man-made.

The Knight of Swords (swords=fire=passion, creativity) in the present position shows the dynamic of constancy v. “moodiness.” As a people, we are prodigiously tenacious in upholding family values yet surprisingly “easily swayed” by passing fads, fancies, and personalities. Could the results of the recently concluded elections be proof of this?

In spite of this, the X of Pentacles (pentacles=earth=money, resources) in the future position presages prosperity for the country. Divine Spirit still looks after its people faithfully, supplying their needs according to its riches and glory. So yes, there is still hope for the Philippines materially, but who is not to say it is time for hope spiritually as well?

The synthesis/summary card turned out to be the Major Arcana card, The Lovers – The Gemini card. This resonates synchronistically with the Gemini birth of the first Philippine republic on June 12, 1898. On the most mundane level, I see a “traditional” couple – a man and a woman – who.shall rule the Philippines wisely, equitably, and reliably in the near future.

Metaphysically, The Lovers card could indicate the union of the Divine Masculine and the Divine Feminine in each of us, attaining for our nation the unity of opposites that a truly measured and sagacious rule requires. Remember the Babaylans, our local medicine folk-shamans? In effect, we will rule our individual selves effectively so we can rule others peaceably in our respective spheres of influence. What may seem like idealism now may very well be the reality of the future.

Finally, from the Archangels, we are also blessed to have the guidance of Gabriel, Haniel, and Ariel.
>Archangel Gabriel- Leadership- “It is time for you to assume your leadership power and position, and lovingly guide others.”
>Archangel Haniel- Passion- “Trust and follow your renewed passion in your love life and career.”
>Archangel Ariel- Spread Your Wings! – “Do not hold back right now. The timing is perfect, and you are ready to soar!”

“Whoever has ears, let them hear.” – Matthew 11:15, NIV

YOUR WEEKLY HOROSCOPE FOR THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 17-23, 2018 BY STARGAZER BLES; RX: MY READINGS ARE GOOD MEDICINE.

Week of December 17-23, 2018

Dear Tribe of Stargazers: Mabuhay!
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ARIES (Mar 21-Apr 19) Decision-making doesn’t always need to be either-or. Why not choose the best features from all of the available options? Weekly mantra: I select.
TAURUS (Apr 20-May 20) Play your cards close to your chest. Otherwise, someone at work may poach your ideas to steal your thunder. Weekly mantra: I plan.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Now that you’re older and wiser, you’ll be thinking that your naïve idealism before is still alive in you. Weekly mantra: I give thanks.
CANCER (June 21- July 22) Give as good as you get. Secrets may be counterproductive. Take care of property concerns. Weekly mantra: I am honest.
LEO (July 23-Aug 22) Walk a mile in another person’s shoes. Now you’ll understand the context of that person’s recent behavior. Weekly mantra: I empathize.
VIRGO (Aug 22-Sept 22) You’re feeling so upbeat and creative right now. Give yourself the license to enjoy life’s pleasures. You deserve it. Weekly mantra: I create.
LIBRA (Sept 23-Oct 22) You’re feeling so upbeat and creative right now. Give yourself the license to enjoy life’s pleasures. You deserve it. Weekly mantra: I create.
SCORPIO (Oct 23-Nov 21) Protect your public reputation. If you feel stressed, your home base may just be the retreat that you need. Weekly mantra: I relax.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22-Dec 21) Give your brother or sister a call. If you don’t have one, have a conversation with yourself. The result may just surprise you. Weekly mantra: I look within.
CAPRICORN (Dec 22-Jan 19) Passion may be tinged with possessiveness. If either of you cannot handle it, maybe it’s time to rethink the original agreement. Weekly mantra: I listen.
AQUARIUS (Jan 20-Feb 18) Looking for your Christmas date? There may be unread messages waiting for you at that online dating site you signed up with. Weekly mantra: I look.
PISCES (Feb 19-Mar 20) Protect yourself against the weather and continue your health regimen. While you’re at it, protect your mind from negative ideas, too. Weekly mantra: I take care.

 

Thank you, Salamat, Namaste, and Blessed be!
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YOUR WEEKLY HOROSCOPE FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 10-16, 2018 BY STARGAZER BLES: ORACLE TO THE ANGELS AND THE DIWATAS RX: MY READINGS ARE GOOD MEDICINE.

Week of September 10-16, 2018

 
Dear Tribe of Stargazers: Mabuhay! More messages from Divine Spirit and the angels!

 
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ARIES (Mar 21-Apr 19) Stand down from any argument or conflict at this time. Choose peace instead of confrontation. Take time to surrender to Divine Spirit and the angels any concerns you might have. They want you to know that they are aware of your challenges, but nothing can change until you trust them. Weekly mantra: My life is surrounded by harmonious light.
TAURUS (Apr 20-May 20) You are a very creative soul. Divine Spirit is encouraging you to tap into your gifts so that you can share your talents with the world. You can even go beyond an art form or music because you are constantly creating your life itself! You are a phenomenal artist with gifts to bring to your spheres of influence. Weekly mantra: I express my inner creator.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) There are no coincidences in life – everything is perfectly timed by Divine Spirit and the Universe. Therefore trust that they are sending you divine guidance through the people and information coming into your life at this time. There is positive guidance here for you until you’re where you need to be. Weekly mantra: I trust Divine guidance and signs.
CANCER (June 21- July 22) Divine Spirit is encouraging you to make the change you’ve been pondering for a while. A leap of faith is not about “hoping” something’s going to turn out positive. It’s about knowing that it is! There are so many changes in your life right now, so this must be an exciting time for you. Invite your angels along. Weekly mantra: I am ready to take a leap of faith.
LEO (July 23-Aug 22) There’s so much on your mind right now that you find it difficult to focus on what’s important. Your mind is all over the place and you may even be thinking of the worst possible outcome of a situation. Stop! Think of what you actually to want to happen so that your intention is set on the highest outcome. Weekly mantra: I focus my mind on my top priorities.
VIRGO (Aug 22-Sept 22) Whether you realize it or not, you now have the ability to inspire others through your own personal achievements, lessons, and goals. Pay attention over the next few weeks to anyone asking you to show them something or help them with problems that you’ve already overcome in your own life. Weekly mantra: My spiritual gifts are coming into alignment.
LIBRA (Sept 23-Oct 22) Yours is the soul of a warrior and yet you desire only peace in your pure and light-filled heart. There may be those who challenge your equanimity at this time but know that you can still stand your ground with serenity. Your true strength lies in holding things together and sending everyone peaceful thoughts. Weekly mantra: I send blessings to everyone.
SCORPIO (Oct 23-Nov 21) Whatever your truth is, Divine Spirit is urging you to speak your truth now. Are you saying ‘yes’ when you’d rather say ‘no?’ Is there someone in your life who’s making you lose all sense of yourself? Then the time to speak up is now. Be honest with yourself and those around you. Weekly mantra: As I open up, I receive Divine support and guidance.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22-Dec 21) A loved one in heaven is drawing close to you these days. They want you to know that they have found peace in heaven. Whatever unfinished business you had with them or any guilt still lingering in your heart, know that your departed loved one has already forgiven you for them, so forgive yourself as well. Weekly mantra: Thank you, dear loved ones in heaven, for drawing close at this time.
CAPRICORN (Dec 22-Jan 19) Take time to connect with the animal kingdom and draw inspiration from it. Divine Spirit wants you to know that animals hold messages of peace and harmony for you. If you feel moved to support the animal kingdom by becoming a vegetarian or adopting a pet, then follow this guidance. Weekly mantra: I thank animals for blessing my path with love.
AQUARIUS (Jan 20-Feb 18) Belonging to the Air element, you Aquarians approximate what an earth angel must be like. First, you always ask how you can be of service. At the same time, you ask how you can serve yourself first and then how you can extend your help to others. With this kind of attitude, know that you are one amazing person. Weekly mantra: I am an earth angel.
PISCES (Feb 19-Mar 20) Divine Spirit is encouraging you to live your joy. Do what makes your heart sing, your mind exult, or your body dance. Are you wondering what you’re supposed to do with your life? You’re supposed to choose the path of joy and happiness. That’s all. Weekly mantra: I do what makes me feel blessed with the key to inner peace.

 
Thank you, Salamat, Namaste, and Blessed be!

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“ANGELS, GUARDIAN ANGELS, ARCHANGELS – OH MY!” in this week’s issue of the MANILA MAIL (January 7-13, 2015, page A7)

Pilipinasblitz Forever
A column by Bles Carmona
For the week of January 7-13, 2015

ANGELS, GUARDIAN ANGELS, ARCHANGELS – OH MY!

Angels are widely known as messengers of God across many religious traditions, notably in the big three: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. While earlier depictions of these heavenly beings show them without wings, by the 3rd or 4th century CE, artworks and sculptures began to portray them as having as many as nine pairs of wings. According to St. John Chrysostom, this just represents the sublime nature of these beings. Truly, we tend to regard angels with awe, especially the way we see them in films, games, and other media nowadays: imposing, towering presences with stern visages and martial raiment, ready to fight for the side of good – or evil.

My personal journey with angelology began by frequenting the Angelissimo Store in Robinson’s Galleria and The Angel Store in SM Megamall a long, long time ago. Everything about the topic resonated with me. I began to memorize the names for the Guardian Angels for each day of the week and I was never without a perpetual calendar, eager to tell my family members and friends who their guardian angel is based on the complete date of their birth. For example, I was born on April 4, 1970. Look it up on your perpetual calendar and it’s a Saturday; ergo, my guardian angel is Saint Barachiel, variously known as the Archangel of God’s Blessings or Divine Providence. (See how apt my given name is: Blesilda, without my parents knowing the significance of my Saturday birth being ruled by St. Barachiel at all. God works in mysterious ways indeed.)

Here is the way I made sense of the seven guardian angels: Michael, Prince of the Heavenly Hosts (Sunday-born) carries a sword and pins down the devil with his foot; Gabriel, the Special Messenger of God (Monday-born) carries a scroll or an olive branch; Raphael, Healer and Guide for the Christian Pilgrim (Tuesday-born), carries several fish; Uriel, the Archangel of Justice (Wednesday-born), carries a pair of weighing scales; Sealtiel/Zadkiel, the Archangel of Worship and Contemplation (Thursday-born), carries an incenser or thurible; Judiel/Jophiel, the Archangel of Divine Mercy (Friday-born), carries the flaming crown of salvation; and Barachiel, the Archangel of God’s Blessings/Divine Providence (Saturday-born), carries a basket almost overflowing with bread. (www.7archangels.info via Goodsearch.com)

All was well and good until I started researching about archangels and guardian angels recently. During my visits to the Angel Light Books and Gifts in Berkeley, I noticed that they followed a different system of angel-to-day correspondences. Michael rules Wednesday, not Sunday; Chamuel/Camael (“He who sees God”) instead of Raphael rules Tuesday, and Raphael in turn rules Sunday; Haniel (“the grace of God”) instead of Jophiel rules Friday; and Cassiel (“the angel of temperance”) instead of Barachiel rules Saturday. I have a book by British angel expert Angela McGerr that follows a similar list. I think that their source is a book written by Francis Barrett in the year 1801 called “The Magus” (London: Lackington, Allen, & Co.) In it, Barrett separates the Archangels and Angels of the seven days of the week and I counted 11 unique names. Furthermore, a table showing the names of the angels governing the days of the week, along with their sigils (a seal/image/sign), zodiacal signs, and the heavens ruled by these angels may add to the confusion. Which system is right?

As for the original system I learned when I was still in the Philippines, which is followed by the contemporary Catholic Church, I found out that its historical basis is already around 250 years old. The three main Archangels referred to by name in Catholic Scriptures are Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. Uriel, Sealtiel, Jegudiel/Judiel/Jofiel, and Barachiel were oftentimes associated with early Gnostics. According to the “Encyclopedia of Angels” by Rosemary Ellen Guiley (NY: Facts on File, Inc., 1996), “Gnosticism is a popular cult of beliefs and practices more or less contemporary with early Christianity but with roots far older, traceable in Egypt, Babylonia, Persia, Greek philosophy, and Semitic mythology.” The Greek word “gnosis” means knowledge, and the connotation here is that the truth of humanity’s situation is being restored to a favored few. An older reference, Gustav Davidson’s “A Dictionary of Angels-Including the Fallen Angels” (NY: The Free Press, 1967) which is also one of Guiley’s sources, lists the Seven Archangels according to various sources and authorities. We can see the name changes throughout the centuries – as if these angels are now in vogue and others have fallen into disfavor, depending on who’s in power or what religion is calling the shots. Definitely, we see the influence of the Christian Gnostics in the Michael=Sunday list (the very first one I presented in this article).

However, there was this anonymous early Greek writer who went by the name of Pseudo-Dionysius who wrote extensively about Christian mysticism and on the hierarchies of angels. He had a profound influence in the writings of medieval Christian thinkers like St. Thomas Aquinas and St. John of the Cross, as well as writers like Dante (“The Divine Comedy”) and John Milton (“Paradise Lost”). From his writings dated 5th or 6th centuries CE, like “The Celestial Hierarchy,” “The Mystical Theology,” “The Ecclesiastical Hierarchy,” and “The Divine Names,” we can see the connection with Barrett’s “The Magus” and hence a more mystical lineup of archangels and angels (followed by the West, cf. Angel Light Books, Angela McGerr, Doreen Virtue). Basically this means their lineup is: Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Uriel, Chamuel/Camael, Jophiel, and Zadkiel.

In defense of the Seven Archangels that I have learned from the Philippines, I found out from http://www.7archangels.info that Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Uriel, Sealtiel/Zadkiel, Judiel/Jophiel, and Barachiel were actually researched by St. Celias in the year 1050 from the writings of the Early Church Fathers until the 4th century. By October 18, 1720, the Catholic Church in Mettenheim, Bavaria was dedicated and named for the Seven Great Archangels, each of whom has an altar within. Each of the seven names was spoken in the consecration prayer by the Bishop of Salzberg, Rev. Franz Wagensberg. This consecration by a legitimate bishop of the Church was taken to establish the correctness of the names and a further invitation to the faithful to perform devotions on these archangels.

For those of you who would like to explore who your Guardian Angel is, based on the day of your birth, I highly recommend the Filipino website http://www.viloria.com where you can learn about Filipino culture. Scroll down until you see the link for “Guardian Angels” on the left column. Follow the directions on how to input your birthdate and discover a world of wonders about your specific guardian angel, including a prayer to your specific angel that you can copy, download, or print out. Please be sure to credit that website if you plan to share the information with your family and friends. May our Archangels and Guardian Angels guide us in the year 2015! Isang masagana at pinagpalang Bagong Taon po sa ating lahat! Blessings and light!

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“HOW TO LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE THIS NEW YEAR: 2015 VERSION” in this week’s issue of the MANILA MAIL (Dec. 31, 2014-January 6, 2015, page A7)

Pilipinasblitz Forever
A column by Bles Carmona

For the week of Dec. 31, 2014-January 6, 2015

HOW TO LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE THIS NEW YEAR: 2015 VERSION

Happy New Year to all of us! Isang Maligaya at Masaganang Bagong Taon po sa inyo! Blessings and light!

Please allow me to share a listicle – by now you know what a listicle is, right? – that I wrote for the online how-to website called eHow.com way back in 2007. I actually based my article on something that I read in the Science of Mind Magazine (www.scienceofmind.org) around that time. When we talk about a New Year-themed article, it may come to assume an element of timelessness since a new year will always be coming and going. Therefore, with some minor tweaks here and there, here’s how to let your light shine this New Year, the 2015 iteration!
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The New Year is upon us and it calls upon us to renew ourselves. Come New Year’s Day, with the fireworks and pretty lights sparkling all around you, why don’t you let your inner light glow, too? Should you be struggling to balance yourself on solid ground at this time of the year, here are eight things to help you regain your footing and let your light shine forth!

1. Your situation is temporary. Know that if you don’t like where you are now, then it’s just a place you were meant to go through.

2. Giving thanks is important. Give thanks. Light expands with gratitude. Giving thanks draws positive energy and light into your life, pushing out the darkness and replacing it with power to manifest your dreams and heighten your awareness of life.

3. Make room for positive thoughts. Give the light your hurtful memories, including any victimhood weighing you down. Since light is magnetic, it pulls everything you give it out of the darkness and towards itself. As these negative thoughts dissolve, watch as space is cleared in your mind for more positive thoughts to now occupy, since nature abhors a vacuum. See those positive thoughts take root and grow!

4. Be an encourager. Offer encouragement to others. Your consciousness of the light inside you not only sensitizes you to your own need for encouragement but also makes you aware that others need support, too. Ask yourself, “Who needs a helping hand today?” The Talmud Baba Batra states: “One who gives a coin to a poor person is rewarded with six blessings, but one who encourages that person with words is rewarded with seven blessings.”

5. Forgiveness is powerful. Forgive someone this New Year. The late Nelson Mandela, when asked why he forgave his jailers in Robben Island who kept him prisoner for 27 years, said, “When I walked out of the gate, I know that if I continued to hate these people, I’d still be in prison.” Furthermore, forgive yourself above all.

6. Nurture yourself. Self-care honors the self and sparks illumination. How are you holding yourself in right regard this season? Are you resting enough, laughing enough, smiling at yourself enough? When we give ourselves the gift of care, we can then and only then fulfill our higher purpose here on earth.

7. See beyond appearances. Watch your steps daily and always try to see the great Light in everyone else.

8. Cultivate your Inner Light. Your New Year’s gift to yourself must be to intentionally affirm that it is the Universal Light in you that magnifies the greatest possibilities. As you do, you will function from faith and act from consciousness.

Know that you are the outlet of the Universe’s protection, provision, and power. The powers of peace, truth, and love are within you! This New Year, let the splendor of your light shine forth and light the path before you!
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So what’s in store for all of us in 2015? Some financial astrologers are painting a dire picture of the collapse of the dollar, the rise of virtual currencies like Bitcoin, and the re-emergence of gold as the means of economic exchange. Some metaphysical readers, able to tap into the fifth dimension and the Akashic records, say that 2015 is a year of success, definitely much better than 2014 had been. If you ask the victims of Yolanda/Haiyan from two years ago, they may tell you that it’s just more of the same: government inefficiency, lack of livelihood, the basic lack of shelter and food. So you say to yourself: “The forecast for 2015 really depends on who I ask.”

If we were to ask from various sources, then why don’t we try asking for guidance from Tarot cards, the fairies, and the angels? But first, let’s get something from the Devotional Study Bible (NIV) to start things off. Revelation 21:5 states: ‘He who was seated on the throne said, “I am making everything new!”’ What a wonderful promise from God, and we don’t even have to wait for the Apocalypse to claim it for our lives and our planet right now.

Now let me draw three cards at random from my Rider-Waite Tarot deck. I picked the Queen of Wands, Two of Cups, and The Chariot. The year 2015 may very well be the year of women (i.e., Queen) with big ideas (Wands=Air=the realm of thoughts) and they will have enough power to implement their projects intended to restore nurture and peace the world over. The Two of Cups denotes a partnership between the masculine and feminine forces within each of us and among groups of people. Thinking laterally, spotting patterns and trends, and interpersonal intelligence will be highly valued. The Chariot is about leaning towards a more conservative direction. It’s the Cancerian card, the focus of which will be the home and family. There is a possibility that old-fashioned family values will clash with avant-garde thinking about the nature of relationships, but it is equally possible that these contrasting values will harmonize. Now here’s an oracle from the Fairies who guard Nature: “Feeling Safe – Any feelings of danger or vulnerability are healing, and they’re replaced with the certain knowledge that you are safe and protected right now.” Affirm this: I am safe. I am secure. I am completely protected at all times. Finally, here’s an oracle from the Angels: “Divine Timing – Pay attention to doors that are opening and shutting for you right now. Walk through doors that open, and learn from the doors that shut.” (Source: Doreen Virtue, Ph.D.’s Healing with the Fairies and the Angels Oracle Cards)

With all these food for thought, I take my leave now and allow you to gather your own faculties and to ask for strength for another year ahead. Remember, let your light shine forth this 2015! Happy New Year!
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“AN ANGEL CARD READING WITH MS. MARIA SAN JUAN, THE HEALING DIVA” in this week’s issue of the MANILA MAIL (Dec. 3-9, 2014, page A7)

Pilipinasblitz Forever
A column by Bles Carmona
For the week of Dec. 3-9, 2014
AN ANGEL CARD READING WITH MS. MARIA SAN JUAN, THE HEALING DIVA
“Admit the truth to yourself and act accordingly.”

Drawn from the Archangel Michael Oracle Deck, that’s the title of the final card picked for me by Ms. Maria San Juan, the Healing Diva. It was supposed to be the final takeaway message for me from the angelic realms. It happened one rainy Saturday afternoon. What led to that message from Archangel Michael, the things that transpired during the hour-long angel card reading, and the strength and encouragement I gained through my encounter with Ms. Maria, I may not be able to share all, preferring to keep some things to myself. But let’s work up to the finale by starting somewhere from the beginning.

I was referred to Ms. Maria San Juan by Ms. Helena Mazzariello (www.spiritinjoy.com), who conducts angel fairs, psychic readings, aura cleansings, and classes at the Angel Light Books In Berkeley. Ms. Helena thought it might be cool, she said, since “Maria” is also a Filipina like me, so Ms. Helena gave me Maria’s card. As soon as I was able, I visited Maria’s website, http://www.thehealingdiva.com, consuming everything with eagerness and excitement about finally having the chance to connect with a fellow Filipina-American who was also into the metaphysical. When I read her blog, I remember crying as I was reading a couple of separate entries about messages from specific angels like Archangels Michael and Raphael. With such a visceral (read: gut) reaction to her writings, I decided to go ahead and make an appointment with Ms. Maria. I must admit that I was a bit intimidated by her title, “The Healing Diva,” such that I was having this vision of someone who was so full of herself because she knows the extent of whatever psychic powers and angelic connections she claims to have. How wrong I was, as it turns out. I was wrong to make blanket assumptions like that. You can never meet a woman as down-to-earth, friendly, no-frills, and approachable as her.

Her brand-new ecru business card with a photo of an upturned left hand with a globe of light emanating from it has the following information:
The Healing Diva-Channeling messages and healing energy from the angelic realm
Maria San Juan, Psychic Medium & Angel Reiki Master
650-720-3248
healingdva@gmail.com (Please take note that there is no “i” in “dva.”)
http://www.thehealingdiva.com (This is Ms. Maria’s website where you can find information about the services she offers, her fee schedule, what to expect, and the Frequent Buyer Program. You can also read testimonials, her “Maria’s Mind Blogs,” and how to contact her.)

Please allow Ms. Maria San Juan to describe herself to you in her own words (from her website): Hello everyone! My name is Maria San Juan. I was born and raised in Salinas, California. However, I have made the Bay Area, specifically the East Bay, my home for the last 2 decades. I also refer to Malolos, Bulacan, Philippines as “my 2nd home” because when I’m not in the Bay Area, you can definitely find me there. Looking back at my life, I’ve always felt different. I can say that my gifts can be traced as far back as my childhood years. I believe I was 6 years old when I had my first “awakening” and felt the protective presence of Angels surrounding me. I always knew I was protected because my guardian angels were the ones who also guided me back to my parents whenever I thought I was lost, so I NEVER GOT LOST. Despite this feeling of security, I never told anyone about my guardian angels. Besides, I didn’t have anyone to encourage or mentor me and having guardian angels, as benevolent as they are, was not accepted in society during that time. Then, in my teen years, my gifts of clairvoyance and manifestation were blossoming. I was seeing images and event that had not happen yet play like a movie through my 3rd eye. Then, before I knew it the situation either changed or manifested as needed. My teen instincts were on point each time I told my friends, “we shouldn’t go to that party or drive down that road” – we almost always seem to avoid some catastrophe because we followed my instinct. I didn’t realize my gift for what it was at that time because I thought this was normal that everyone had this. So eventually, I manifested a layer or rather layers of protection binding my powers until they were ready to come back. This was manifested by convincing myself that there was no such thing as magic, angels and the spirit world. Through the years, I’ve been told countless times that I have healing hands and that my words were healings in itself–people always seem to find comfort in my hugs and conversations. Then, my gifts were triggered by a tragic loss of a loved one a few years ago. One day, I came into Angel Light Books in Berkeley, California, and felt the loving energy there like I’ve returned home after a very long trip. I began my “re-awakening” there as an Angel Reader and an Angel Reiki Practitioner under the direction of Diana Dorell. I have also studied under the direction of Dr. Doreen Virtue, the “Angel Lady”, known to give instructions on the Angelic Realm. Both Dr. Virtue and Ms. Dorell have instructed me on cultivating my God-given Psychic and Healing gifts. I am also a blogger and a writer; I write for self-healing, release and to let others know that they are not alone on their journey. Writing ultimately is my salvation, there I can express myself uncensored, unfiltered and escape to another realm.

Hence, I came into my calling as a “Powerful Lightworker” in the last few years and I revel in this journey. With this Journey of Life, I perform a balancing feat as: a Writer, a Certified Angel Card Reader® and a Certified Angel Reiki™ I, II and III/Master Teacher (certified by Diana Dorell, Reiki Master Teacher). I have been conducting Angel Readings since 2009; and I’ve been an Angel Reiki Practitioner since 2010. Life is grand, I enjoy living in the moment and I can only look forward to what God/Goddess has in store for me and YOU!!! I look forward to hearing from You and meeting with You. Please check periodically for my blogs and updates on my novel publication(s). THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR VISITING MY PAGE! AS ALWAYS, LOVE, LIGHT & COMPASSION TO YOU.

I had an hour-long angel card reading with Ms. Maria so that I could tell your firsthand how it was. Ms. Maria will tell you that each reading is as unique as each seeker she serves. No two readings are the same. There is at least one constant factor, and that is what she calls her “Diva Spread” of seven cards representing different phases like the past, the present, the issue or block, the past as it affects the present, advice to heal the block, immediate action to take, and the projected outcome. Ms. Maria’s entire angel card reading for me, along with channeled messages from the Archangels, angels, and one ancestor of mine, and a “temporary” aura tune-up – all these experiences were ones of illumination, assistance, and deep healing. The long and short of it is that I highly recommend Ms. Maria San Juan, The Healing Diva, for those of you who would like angelic guidance through an Angel Card Reading or a session of Angel Reiki, which is a combination of “hands-on energy work” combined with channeled messages from the angels. Maria San Juan is one of us, a kababayan who speaks Tagalog as well as she speaks English. I am proud and honored to be able to bring her to the forefront of your collective consciousness. I am sure that we will be hearing about Maria San Juan more often soon enough.

Now let’s return to the final card turned up for me, a message from Archangel Michael, which was apparently how Ms. Maria always concludes her readings. St. Michael says to me: “Admit the truth to yourself and act accordingly.” Here is the accompanying prayer that Ms. Maria asked me to address to Archangel Michael in a regular manner for 10 days or more, as needed: “I appreciate your support in helping me face my feelings with grace and acceptance so that I can be lovingly honest with myself and others. Thank you, Archangel Michael, for giving me courage and strength.”

A-men. A-women.

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Find advisor Blesilda44 at KEEN.com, 1-800-ASK-KEEN (1-800-275-5336), extension 05226567 either by phone or chat: Mon-Fri 7-10 pm, Sat-Sun 7-11 pm Pacific. I speak English, Tagalog, and some Spanish. For personal readings (fee required), email me here: blessingsandlight725@gmail.com