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Welcome to the month of Pisces!
Pisceans are naturally intuitive and psychic, so it’s easy for them to be in two worlds—the physical and the spiritual—at the same time. Not surprisingly, the symbol of this month is two fish swimming in opposite directions.
Pisceans make wonderful friends and can be the most sensitive people of the entire zodiac, a trait that works both for and against them. On the positive side, their kindness and empathy allow Pisceans to cultivate great relationships, but on the negative, they can easily take too much of another’s burden upon themselves; they don’t know where their part ends and the other person’s begins.
The key words for this month are certainty and freedom, and the secret lies in the first of the Ten Commandments. The Ten Commandments, by the way, are not just a list of do’s and do nots. According to the kabbalists, they are, in fact, ten revelations of energy that can help us access the Divine Light in our lives.
“I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.”
What is this all about? Is God simply stating something the Israelites—and we—already knew?
The Creator is actually reminding us that the Lightforce is in you and me and all of humanity. Each and every one of us has the power to alleviate the experience of enslavement in our own lives. We are not just talking here about physical bondage. There is a form of bondage that is intangible—the bondage of wanting to be understood, the bondage of wanting to be something we are not, the bondage of working only to accumulate wealth, the bondage that comes from living solely in the physical, material world.
Think about it. How many of us spend our entire lives trying to get to a goal? How often have we said or thought, “When I am 60, I’ll finally be able to enjoy my kids and my family and all the things I would have done if I had only made the time”? How many of us go through each day just to get to the next day or the time that will finally allow us to live and share and be and do all that we are destined to do? How many of us put off living because we are so busy trying to catch up?
This kind of consciousness is in itself a form of bondage. It is a form of working towards something that may or may not happen. But there is an alternative. The alternative is to inject appreciation and joy into the life we are living right now.
For the next 28 days, when you get out of bed in the morning, say to yourself, “Wow, I can walk and talk! I can do! I can create! I have God inside of me!” Most of the time, we forget these blessings, but the month of Pisces is a perfect time to start to remember and be grateful for them.
The first commandment reminds us to wake up and to have certainty this month. It’s time to move forward with your life and to understand that everything that happens is a way to get closer to the Divine Energy that exists for you and in you.
Chodesh Tov (Good month)!