Saints Transmissions: Saint Jude
Waking up and Practicing Integrity
ST: With all those planets in Aries for the past few weeks, I have felt that go-go-go energy and actually faced a lot of fears. But now with that energy waning and planets moving into the more sensual Taurus, I just want to sleep, sleep, sleep. So how do we refrain from growing spiritually lazy during this Taurus reign? And how do we practice integrity and experience life's pleasures at the same time?
Saint Jude: My dear, you do ask juicy questions. Spring and summer are considered the sensual seasons and for good reason. This is the time your senses come alive and you wash away the doldrums of winter, not to mention all the suffering. It's a time to start anew, make new plans, and get going on those plans. But it's also a time of indulging in food and other pleasures, and if you don't do the necessary work you won't feel prepared for the colder months ahead. You know the story.
Integrity, that's another issue. There is a lot of preaching going on the planet, but how many people follow their own ethics and rules that they enforce on others. If you expect others to walk lightly on the planet, then you must all do the same. Gandhi said, that you must be the change you want to see on the planet, and those are wise words that need to be taken to heart, not just slapped across a T-shirt or bumper sticker. There are plenty of slogans passed around on the planet like the wisdom of sages, but unfortunately many of the people uttering these slogans, have no idea what they imply, at least it seems that way to me by watching these folks in action.
Then there is the chaos of spiritual messages and slogans to wade through on a daily basis, many of them contradicting each other. Some of you believe in karma and others don't at your convenience. Oh, yes, that thorny topic, karma or sin, who wants to go there? Though it's easy for you to look at the lives of others and think karmic revenge or instant karma for those folks. The Law of Cause and Effect is real indeed, but just as real for you as it is for your neighbor or your president. None of you has the right to judge or determine who gets bad or good karma, though you joke about this often. I guess it eases the tension.
This tension however comes from deep inside your own soul. If you feel tense and stressed most likely it is because you aren't living in integrity with your beliefs. You might be loyal to another person's beliefs, a boss or spouse out of fear or maybe you want to be part of the in-crowd so you're loyal to that crowd's beliefs which go against the grain of yours. But do you even know what your beliefs are? Some of you actually don't and you change your beliefs on a daily even hourly basis like turning the page in a book or changing your clothing.
You must meditate or find some avenue to the deepest part of your soul. Once you reach that place, converse with your soul and find out what beliefs you harbor. You might surprise yourself. And here's the thing, the most important thing, once you find out what you believe deep down in your soul, you can start to live your life from your core. This is when you live an authentic life. This is when you open up like a bloom on a flower and I don't care how old or young you are. The only thing that matters is rebirth and that can only come from you getting in touch with your core beliefs.
I'm asking you to take on a formidable task which requires courage, lots of it. This is where you strip your soul bare of other people's beliefs, not an easy task even for master healers and master teachers, let alone you. This doesn't mean you can't do it and you can ask for guidance of course, in fact, I recommend that you call on saints, angels, and healers that currently walk the earth. You'll know when you have discovered your authentic self and when you begin to live an authentic life because you no longer care what anyone else thinks. You find your answers within yourself, as it should be and you only answer to you, no one else. Scary, isn't it? The ones in power don't like this idea at all which is why history is littered with well-meaning martyrs.
But the upside of all this is that you recover your health and sense of well-being. You stop judging others because your focus is on you and where you need to grow. As it should be. Why waste time on all that superficial nonsense of celebrity viewing or judging your neighbors? You only have so many hours on the earth walk anyway so wouldn't you rather seek enlightenment then play superficial games. And if you can't find the support for growth among your current friends and colleagues, then walk the path alone for now.
So you have your work cut out for you this spring. Taurus is stubborn and sensual, yes, she is, but you can use that stubbornness to resist all the nonsense that surrounds you and pursue the sensual world of meditation where you can have a conversation with your Highest Self and God. What more can you ask for? When you feel God-Goddess Love you need nothing else, you are beyond needing, and wanting, and desiring. You seek freedom and that's where you find it, but first practice integrity with yourself and others.
We love and bless you as always.