New Moon in Taurus Inspiration

Mummy from the Lefty Oracle Deck by Kathy Crabbe

Mummy from the Lefty Oracle Deck by Kathy Crabbe

This month as I sat with Lefty Oracle card of the month (Mummy) and pondered this New Moon in Taurus (April 26) these thoughts came to me:

Why do we do anything?

To be of service, of course, and to support our own growth and that of Mother Earth and all her denizens.

How are you of service? And how does being of service tap into and express your own sacred gifts?

When we express the love we have inside we ARE being of service. If we need to be flashy and show-offy, is this our true self, or just our ego saying 'look at me!'

In this self obsessed world we live in, I heard online that it's now a radical act to take a walk and NOT share it online!

Why not come up with your own radical act for NOT sharing online? I challenge you to try this out at least until the next Full Moon (May 10). Try making time for a walk in nature without your cell phone or camera. I'm going to try NOT checking my phone first thing after I get up.

When I was a young girl in the 1970's I had a premonition about just how BIG a part screens would play in our lives and how avoiding getting sucked in would be one of THE most important things we could do to help ourselves be ourselves. I love computers, but hey, they're addictive, right? (Check out Wim Wenders' movie from 1991, Until the End of the World for some interesting observations and of course Aldous Huxley's book, Brave New World).

Lefty Oracle of the Month: Mummy

When you pull this card in a reading
it’s definitely not a time to charge forward. You need to lay low and take care of yourself right now. Self care is number one, so find a way to nurture yourself body, mind and soul. You deserve it.

In my own life, when I painted this card I actually had a cold and was feeling very inward, needing time to recover and take care of myself first. (excepted from the Lefty Oracle Deck Guidebook)

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Lefty Oracle Deck and 92 page Guidebook by Kathy Crabbe - purchase here.

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Taurus New Moon Altar by Kathy Crabbe

Taurus New Moon Altar by Kathy Crabbe

Taurus Inspiration from the Goddess Zodiac Playbook

Taurus – The Bull
Time of Year – Spring turns into summer, May Day, April 20 - May 20
Quality – Fixed
Element – Earth
Planetary Ruler – Venus
Anatomy – Neck, throat
Natural Sign of – 2nd House
Color – Earth colors, green, pink
Gemstone – Chrysocolla, green emerald, moss agate
Tarot Card – Hierophant
Goddesses – Demeter, Flora, Gaia, Hathor, Hera, Nokomis, Olwen, Rhea

Taurus Affirmations

  • I am practical, sensible and earthy
  • I am sensual and loyal
  • I am grounded and fulfilled in the arms of Mama Earth
  • I am creative and persistent
  • I grow deep roots
  • I am slowing down and enjoying myself
  • I take time to pamper and nurture myself
  • I indulge my senses on a regular basis

Feed Your Taurus Earthiness

  • - Spend time in nature feeling comfortable and at home
  • - Build and transform your world through the healing powers of art
  • - Allow Mama Earth to support your endeavours
  • - Discover deep bliss

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My Interview with Susun Weed

It was a true delight :) Thank you for being on the show, we look forward to catching up with you in the future. ~ Susun Weed, The Voice of the Wise Woman Tradition
This was the conversation I've always wanted to have with Susun Weed - twas a blast! ~ Kathy Crabbe

Click below for my interview with Susun Weed - March 21, 2017

The ever amazing Susun Weed

The ever amazing Susun Weed

We spoke of many things including Spring, soul readings and their meaning, my Lefty Oracle Deck, Goddess Epheseus (and testicles!), feminism,collaboration and being brave. I was delighted when Susun called my Leftys 'delicious'. Being interviewd by Susun was a bit like being on stage with a comedian - intense! I really had to focus to keep up. What a wild ride! Susun Weed is my absolute HERA (aka hero) in the healing world. I love her work and her radio show. If you have health questions, the first hour and a half is your chance to call in. The last half hour is my interview. Each Tuesday a different guest is interviewed. I also teach an eClass Awaken Your Divine Feminine Soul at Susun's Wise Woman University.

Wildflower walk near my home in Temecula, CA

Wildflower walk near my home in Temecula, CA

The Lefty Oracle Deck is launched! Sexy Sunflower says: 'stay flexible & bend with the wind.'

The Lefty Oracle Deck is launched! Sexy Sunflower says: 'stay flexible & bend with the wind.'

About Kathy: Kathy Crabbe is a soul reader, artist, writer and teacher who has been in business since 1993. She spent the first 27 years of her life in Ontario, Canada and now lives in Temecula, Southern California with her two dogs and architect husband in an adobe style home they built themselves on five acres in the countryside surrounded by ancient oaks, native prickly pear cactus and an elfin forest.

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Libra Full Moon Inspiration

Each month at the New and Full Moon I pull a Lefty Oracle Card and channel the energy of that moon. This month's card is: Now the real work begins. Below you will also find suggestions to decorate your altar Libra style along with goddess lore, affirmations and ideas to make the most of this Full Moon. Venus, the Goddess of Love rules Libra so open your heart and let love flow guided by the light of Mama Moon. Sparkly Blessings! Kathy Crabbe

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Lefty Oracle Card

Lefty Oracle Card: Now the Real work begins

Song
I am ready.
I know what I must do.
The ‘real work’
is the only work that matters.


It’s the work I was born to do.
It’s the work that calls to my soul
and takes me out of my petty, small self
and into my BIG picture self.

I am in alignment with the flow, the zone
and I am moving forward
in conscious awareness of each step.

I am poised.
I am graceful.
I am grateful for being here today.

When this card appears in a reading it means business. What IS your ‘real work’; the work that matters to you on a soul-deep level? The work you MUST do before you die. Define that first. Then ask yourself, “Am I doing my ‘real work’ consistently or is it even on my radar?” If your ‘real work’ is still a mystery to you, it’s time to awaken to your soul’s calling and uncover your true gifts. You can start by looking back at your childhood and pin-pointing your favorite parts. Next, look at your current favorite activities or times when you’ve been so absorbed you lost track of time. If nothing comes to you, ask a friend to point out your strengths or take the StrengthsFinder test (from the book StrengthsFinder by Tom Rath).

In my own life I purchased the StrengthsFinder book, took the test and identified my top five strengths which helped me focus on my strengths rather than my weaknesses so that I could truly shine.

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Libra Altar

Goddess Wisdom from the Goddess Zodiac Playbook
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Libra – Scales of justice

Time of Year – Fall, Autumn Equinox,
September 23 - October 22
Quality – Cardinal
Element – Air
Ruler – Venus
Anatomy – Kidneys
Natural sign of – 7th house
Opposite sign – Aries
Color – Shades of blue, pale green, pink
Gemstone – Bloodstone, jade, jasper
Tarot card – Justice
Goddesses – Athene, Benzaitan, Maat, Minerva, Nemesis, Themis

Libra Affirmations

  • I focus on beauty, harmony and cooperation within my personal relationships
  • I am serene and at peace
  • Harmony fills my soul
  • I come alive to the rhythm of tribal beats through dance and movement
  • I see and understand every woman’s point of view
  • I see beauty all around me
  • My inner scales are in perfect balance

Delve Into Culture:

  • - Delve into culture: the arts, music, poetry
  • - Make time for social gatherings
  • - Be in love and be loving
  • - Handle conflict with fairness and equality
  • - Flood the mind with beauty
  • - Seek common ground with others
  • - Cultivate the refined, elegant and lofty dimensions of experience

Kathy Crabbe

About Kathy Crabbe
“I have been called by Spirit to live a creative life and to be of service, both through my artwork and my intuitive guidance.”

Kathy Crabbe is a soul reader, artist, writer, and teacher who has devoted her life to exploring spirituality and creativity with passion and integrity. She currently lives in Temecula, California with her two dogs and architect husband in an adobe style home they built themselves.

Kathy received intuitive training from English psychic and channel, Adam Higgs, spiritual training from meditation teacher Om (devotee of Sri Chinmoy), yoga training with Atma Khalsa. Kathy studied Herbalism with Susun Weed (Green Witch Intensive) and Therapeutic Touch with Joyce Fournier, RN. Kathy received her certification in crystal healing from Katrina Raphaell’s Crystal Academy and has been a lifelong student of astrology through private and group sessions with Steven Forrest, Patty Davidson, Laura DesJardins and Jeffrey Wolf Green. In 2017 Kathy completed an intensive two year training in Third Road Celtic Faerie Shamanism with Francesca De Grandis.

Kathy holds a BA in Art History from Queen’s University and a Diploma in Graphic Design. Her work has appeared in We’Moon Datebook, Sage Woman Magazine and San Diego Women’s History Museum. She has taught and mentored at Wise Woman University, Mt. San Jacinto College and on HGTV along with starting a writer’s group and artist’s circle in her town.

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