Happy Chinese New Year!
The Year of the Rat begins in the United States on February 6th and all the world will change with this new cycle.
In preparation for the New Year, take down all annual feng shui treatments by February 4th and place them on the earth to ground and revitalize. Clean and replace all permanent feng shui treatments and thoroughly clean your home by February 4th. Place a bowl of six oranges or tangerines by your front door and, as a New Year celebration on February 6th, place a feast on your dining table. A wonderful year of prosperity will be in your future.
I gave predictions for the New Year on bbsradio.com when I was interviewed by the Zany Mystic. The word “optimistic” was repeated several times. I have high hopes for this year of 2008 and many things I predicted have already begun to manifest. My conversations with the Zany Mystic on bbsradio.com are posted to the blog page of royanthonyshabla.com. Don’t be the only person to miss the information!
The Sunday Evening Meditation Class is now located in Downey, California. The current schedule is posted to the royanthonyshabla.com website. Give your spiritual life a breath of fresh air: meditation class will do you good! Email for details.
The Feng Shui Workshops for the Chinese Year of the Rat are quickly filling. Space is available in Los Angeles at the Culver City workshop. The other workshops in Los Angeles and Berkeley are almost full to capacity. Email individual workshops for space availability and reservations. Details on the royanthonyshabla.com website. This is a valuable opportunity to be proactive regarding good luck for the New Year.
I am teaching a special meditation class on love in Culver City on Monday, February 11th ~ just a few days before Valentines Day. It will be followed by a poetry performance from my book, eating God, short films, live music, handmade chocolates and wine. Mark your calendars for an experience of love and joy in the heart of LA and the heart of yourself. Meditation class, 6pm, $16. Poetry extravaganza, 7:30pm, free! Busters on Higuera (where Robertson crosses Washington). Details on royanthonyshabla.com.
I will be in Dallas the second week of March for feng shui consultations. Email for information.
As you can see, there is a new design to the blesstheworld.com newsletter. It mirrors the design of the royanthonyshabla.com website and is cleaner and easier to use.
We have a new newsletter service. Many people did not receive newsletters for most of last year ~ and they did not know they weren’t receiving them. Others received enough for everyone. All newsletters are archived on royanthonyshabla.com for your convenience. We apologize for the trouble the old newsletter service caused. Hopefully, all problems are corrected with this new one.
I now realize that most people who receive this newsletter do not read it ~ or do not read it all the way through. The same goes for my blog (I’m sorry, it has been too hectic for me to update “What Has Reality Ever Done For Me”). We have become a society of ungrounded people and blame the hysteria on ADD and ADHD instead of pausing to take a few deep breaths and put some effort into concentrating. Meditation is helpful for that craziness!
In the interest of promoting a universal, meditative mind and a complete reading of this newsletter, I will offer for the month of February a free bottle of blessthebody.com Bright Brain with an order of Bright Brain ~ buy one, get two. To receive your extra bottle of blessthebody.com Bright Brain you must add a note to the order form requesting it. This month’s featured spiritual remedy is detailed on the left side of the newsletter. Take advantage of this opportunity to balance your brain and focus your mind.
The planet Mercury has gone retrograde. The planet Mars has gone direct. Male energy is a wildcard right now. Be prepared for anything. Being grounded is of the utmost importance. The coming new moon eclipse will rock your world!
The Chinese Year of the Rat is a time to try something new. It is a time of pioneers and forward-thinkers. Just be careful of what you say and whom you say it to. And remember, happiness is a thing to be shared!
February 3rd marks an important astrological holiday in most cultures. It is the halfway point between the Winter Solstice and the Vernal Equinox and a time for preparing the garden for Spring. Groundhog Day and Candelaria (the last of the Christian Christmas celebrations) are manifestation of the Pagan Holy Day, Imbolc which portends the weather for the coming season.
Take this day to spend time in your garden (weather permitting) and place offerings for the devas to come and bless your home for Spring. Just be careful to not waste water ~ this is a year of potential water problems. Disrespect can cause flooding or other water disasters. Respect can make your garden and your life blossom.
May every wonderful blessing available to you manifest in your life this year. May grace and peace and joy reign on Earth!