Crystalinks January Newsletter
In This Issue New Year's Resolutions Astrology 2009 Fun With Fractals Soulmates 2009 Style Ellie's Stuff Happy New Year from Crystalinks! As we enter 2009 many people remark at how quickly time is moving as if accelerating to some greater destiny.
We are all aware of the challenges facing us in this new year. As all things are interconnected, everyone's life will be affected one way or another in the cycles of time.
I hope you had a happy holiday season and were able to reconcile any dramas, old and new, you had to face, especially with family.
This month Barak Obama becomes the 44th President of the United States, on a platform based on "change" - the name of the game from here on out, so brace yourself and plan for the unexpected.
For people with personality disorders, especially anger and rage, this will be a very tough year. Substance abuse is not the answer. Get professional help.
Each year souls from all walks of life spiritually awaken based a defining moment when the quest for truth brings them into higher consciousness and their journey into awareness begins ... there is no going back, only up and out. This is the year it will hit you - in one sense of the word or another.
New Years Resolutions 2009
This is the time of the year we make New Year's Resolutions about the things we would like to change in our lives and hope to achieve during the coming year.
Generally this begins with setting a plan to get physically and emotionally healthy which includes diet, exercise, balancing stress, and moving beyond addictions.
With the economy at the forefront, we will seek to improve education to find better jobs.
We know that most resolutions are broken before we have a chance to properly implement them.
2009 is a different kind of a year for New Years Resolutions ... Find out why.
Astrology January 2009Planetary alignments affect each of us based on our natal, or birth, chart, or something on a grander scale. It helps to understand what influences lie ahead as a guide each month.
Full Moon 21º Cancer
New Moon 6º Aquarius
Solar EclipseA Solar Eclipse is a special type of New Moon when the Moon, Sun and Earth are all aligned near the plane of the Earth's orbit. Things that are started at this time, new people we meet, and even our intentions, can have a significance till the next solar eclipse on July 22, 2009. Your natal chart will reflect the areas of your life that are affected.
Mercury Retrograde January 11 - January 31
Mercury Retrograde affects transportation and communication. It is linked to the Roman god Mercury, who was Hermes, the Greek messenger of the Gods, and Thoth, the Egyptian God of the Moon, Magic and Writing.
Mercury Retrograde is a time of Repetitions and Delays, when decision making becomes difficult. It is best used as a time to research and reflect before starting any new initiative.
For some it is an excuse for things that have gone wrong in their lives. Be discerning. Don't blame everything on Mercury Retrograde. Plan accordingly as this transit happens three to four times a year.
Fun With Fractals
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. - Albert Einstein
This is the Mandelbrot set, an aspect of fractal geometry. It is one of the most beautiful and remarkable discoveries in the history of mathematics.
Soulmates 2009 Style
The term "Soulmate" refers to anyone your soul has come here to interact with on a personal, and especially an emotional level. This may include family, friends, co-workers, or anyone you encounter along the way who impacts your life.
Most people think of soul mates as romantic partners allowing them to experience the high of spiritual, emotional, and physical love and intimacy. There are many terms that define the union of soul mates, such as "The One", "Twin Flames", among others.
Meeting a soulmate in 2009 ...'May we live in peace without weeping. May our joy outline the lives we touch without ceasing. And may our love fill the world, angel wings tenderly beating.'The Universal Heart Center