Spirituality Isn't Rainbows and Unicorns 24/7: Notes on Shadow Work as Radical Self-Love

“You are a part of me I do not yet know.” – Valarie Kaur

Hi, beautiful souls!

I hope this December is treating you well. 2020 is going out with an astrological bang – the New Moon in Sagittarius and Solar Eclipse happening TODAY (12/14!!), and the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn on December 21 (also the Winter Solstice) are bringing in some powerful energies that are ultimately calling in a new world order.

It sounds big and scary, but it’s actually pretty wonderful. We’re being called to shed old ways of being and really ponder who we want to become in the next phase of life. What are our greatest intentions? What needs to be restructured or let go of?

The new world order in the Age of Aquarius is all about egalitarianism, the power of the people, highly creative and inspired energies, and working with rather than against mother earth. It’s all GOOD stuff, but as we know, change doesn’t come without some discomfort.

All this to say, whatever comes up for you in these final weeks of 2020 is 1. Not a coincidence and 2. Totally okay. There’s no need to panic. You are part of a greater collective shift that