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Star Encounters - May 2020

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By Rev. Joy “Aphrodette” Gambon

Happy Birthday, Taurus!

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MAY OVERVIEW

LUNATIONS

This FULL MOON occurs on May 7, 2020 at 06:45:05AM EDST. The Full Moon is in Scorpio opposing both Mercury and the Sun in Taurus as it trines Neptune in Pisces. Wisdom, psychic instinct, and faith merge in a remarkable manner! Signs in nature are clear at this time. We are b…

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The Sky Picture - May 2020

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By Rev. Linda Bender

Taurus Sun remains so until May 20th when travels into Gemini. Sun is conjuncting both Mercury and Uranus in a tight orb. There could be sudden abrupt speech which could anger or hurt someone. Watch what you say and try to be tactful.

On May 1st the Sun is also squaring the Moon in Leo and there can be a struggle between the conscious will and subconscious habits. Someone may want their independence and there can also be difficulties in relationships, especially between pa…

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Ombudsman Writings - April 2020

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By Rev. Randy Fillmore

Who We Are / Who Are We?

It’s somewhat difficult to turn on the television without seeing some of the continuous COVID-19 news coverage spanning the current state and conditions from across the globe and now across the United States. Before I could get to the remote control to change the channel, I starting using “soft ears” or “soft listening”, similar to the “soft eyes” or “slightly out of focus” technique, I heard the distinction in the news coverage when countries (o…

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The Invisible Virus That's ​​​​​​​Changing Our Lives!

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By Rev. Pamela Meyer Crissey, ADL Admin 

The Invisible Virus That's ​​​​​​​Changing Our Lives!

For many years we have witnessed and experienced the increase of busy-ness in our lives. Many express the feeling of how fast time is going. Parents are toting kids to endless sports practices and classes while holding down jobs. We hardly have time to breathe. Too many Americans hold down several part-time jobs just to make ends meet, and then they come home exhausted. Then 2020 arrives with all of …

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Breath of a Death Doula

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By Analisa Domenica, ADL Admin 

Breath of a Death Doula

My nature as a death doula is to provide comfort for the dying: comfort of mind, emotion, spirit, body, and breath. These are grievous times AND profound pathways for my ilk. Bearing witness from a distance, we encounter the sea of people across the globe, dying without family, friends or doulas by their side; alone without their loved ones. We are naturally inclined and trained for holding pure space, cradling bodies, synchronizing peace…

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The Sky Picture - April 2020

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By Rev. Linda Bender

Aries, The Ram, has the Sun in Aries through the 18th of the month. Aries is the first sign of zodiac and you are always forging ahead and paving the way. Mars is the planet or guiding sign for Aries and Mars is action, energy, athleticism and independence. It is also the sign of war and a strong sexual drive. You accept your challenges and happily join the competition. Aries, you have a transformative year ahead for you!

Pluto has been in your tenth house of career for th…

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Star Encounters - April 2020

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By Rev. Joy “Aphrodette” Gambon

Happy Birthday, Aries!

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APRIL OVERVIEW

LUNATIONS

This FULL MOON occurs on April 7, 2020 at 10:34:57 PM EDST, is in Libra, opposing the Sun in Aries and quincunx to Neptune in Pisces. Inner peace may feel elusive at this time and re-balancing moment to moment is seen. We may bounce between being extremely active and then w…

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3 Parts of Being an Angel

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Thank you all who are showing interest in an angel squad and can help structure it. Let us tackle three important parts of being an angel.

We, your ADL angels, have pointed out that in your ADL organization you have mostly angels. This did come as a complete surprise to many of you. For years you have done your wonderful work but did not yet recognize that it was at an angelic level. This is not unique to ADL and it happens to many others.

Before we discuss the three angel parts let us bring o…

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Pandemic (a poem)

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By Lynn Ungar (11 March 2020)

What if you thought of it
as the Jews consider the Sabbath—
the most sacred of times?
Cease from travel.
Cease from buying and selling.
Give up, just for now,
on trying to make the world
different than it is.
Sing. Pray. Touch only those
to whom you commit your life.
Center down.

And when your body has become still,
reach out with your heart.
Know that we are connected
in ways that are terrifying and beautiful.
(You could hardly deny it now.)
Know that our lives
are in one anothe…

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Ombudsman Writings - February 2020

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By Rev. Randy Fillmore

I have to wonder at times if I'm the only one.  With my decades of training and experience steeped and ruled in procedures, processes, and regulations, I automatically think and react to life from and in an analytic frame of reference or perspective.

Growing up with the teachings of Unity, my time with ADL and other spiritual teachings opened a completely different world than my vocation. 

To some, it might seem schizophrenic, though I prefer to compartmentalize those a…

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