... and people are generally busy with holiday plans and adventures. In recent days, I have gone through a synchronicity stage where everything overlaps with everything and everyone else in my life. It's been a social time with people from the past revisiting.
Friday evening, Pat and I celebrated Christmas at Randazzo's in Sheepshead Bay. While there, my mind flashed back to my early days in metaphysics - and my first and favorite teacher, Sue Reeves. 25 years ago, Sue taught Friday night classes, just a few blocks away from Randazzo's. It was there I learned much about everything ... as well as making friends with people I still keep in touch with from time to time - some of who had resurfaced in my life this week.
It was the 1980s and the days of the psychic fairs here in Bay Ridge at a restaurant called Chadwick's. I was the psychic in the pyramid who moved on to psychic fairs in Manhattan and the Hamptons and more where I met many famous people. Wednesday a client, who sings at one of the local restaurants, had recommended Chadwick's. Thursday evening, Ron and I had our annual holiday dinner. Before he got here, he surfed the neighborhood for a restaurant - then surprised me by suggesting Chadwick's. It was as if things were coming full cycle as the synchroncities still continue.
So there were Pat and I remembering Friday nights at Sue's classes - on a Friday night - 25 years later. After dinner, we stopped to buy a box of Christmas candy and decided to say hello. I knew this reunion was meant to be - as we were greeted by Sue and her husband. On a trip down memory lane, I remembered helping Sue set up her Christmas Village, still a tradition as you enter her apartment. Sue is going to Connecticut for Christmas to be with her family, as am I. This year I plan to spend a few days there - something stirring my soul.
Sue gave Pat a short reading hitting on the key changes Pat is making in her life now. It was the right words spoken in the right setting and timed precisely for 2012.
We talked about the economy - seeing slight change for 2012, but nothing significant. Pat told us about a man in Buffalo NY who started a business selling products only manufactured in the US - Made in America. He went from a small business to a warehouse filled with inventory as the energy is about helping rebuild our economy. Many people are going back to the land and farming to remain self sufficient. That's great if natural disasters and erratic weather patterns don't get in the way ... and they will as witnessed globally this year.
We are programmed to keep going and find a better way. It's called "Hope".
- People talk a lot as if the most important thing in life is to always see things for what they really are. But everything we do, every plan we make, is kind of a lie. We're closing our eyes, pretending that the day won't ever come when we won't need to make any more plans. Hope is the biggest lie there is, and it is the best. We have to keep going as if it all mattered, or else we wouldn't keep going at all. - Taken TV Miniseries Steven Spielberg December 2002.
There was not much to discuss on the political front that I have not blogged about and people conclude for themselves - all part of the game. As monarchy and dictatorships change - Queen Elizabeth visited Prince Philip, 90, in the hospital where he has been treated for a blocked coronary artery. Another Senior to watch in 2012 is Pope Benedict XVI.
I am not sure how you feel about 2012, but nothing will remain the same. It's a time to ponder ... "What will my life be like in 2012?" One common theme is the feeling of being burned out - some people seeking greater meaning in life. Many are tired of being the person that other people want them to be and have decided to be authentic in who they are. Do you know who you are?
Life is accelerating. Some remember - some don't. Some play - some over-think. Whatever you are programmed to do in 2012, if life gets you down, remember the nature of reality and you'll get through it. You can't change anyone to make they do what you want them to do. If you can remember that and let go ... you can best enjoy 2012. People seek completion - to feel whole - yet they don't understand how to define it. For many, it won't be found as has always been the case. Relax and find something you enjoy and do it, and most of all ... have yourself a merry little Xmas now.
Christmas Music Files, Lyrics, YouTube
Happy Holidays ... December 20, 2011 - New Year's Day 2012 ... and into ...
Mario Lanza - Opera
The poem A Visit from St. Nicholas, also known as "The Night Before Christmas" from its first line, was first published anonymously in the Troy, New York Sentinel on December 23, 1823, and was reprinted frequently thereafter with no name attached. Authorship was later attributed to Clement Clarke Moore. The poem was included in an anthology of his works, but his connection with the verses has been questioned by some. Henry Livingston, a New Yorker with Dutch roots, is the chief candidate for authorship if Moore did not write it.
The Star of Bethlehem was a UFO .... think about it ...