Countdown to Spring 2011: The Quickening has Begun!

March 4, 2011in Newsletter Archive

Countdown to Spring 2011: The Quickening has Begun!

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I SEND YOU . . .                                                               JOAN PANCOE

Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry and fear and you will produce weeds that choke the life from your dream. Water them with optimism and solutions and you will cultivate success.”  Lao Tzu

Dear Friend,
      Now more than ever before in our lifetimes, the theme of Divine Order-ly Chaos is reigning on Planet Earth.  This is courtesy of Uranus’s entry next Friday, March 11th, into combustible Aries where the Trickster Planet of Change will be stirring things up unpredictably for the next seven years and beyond.  

     Adding to this theme is the ongoing challenge that Pluto, The Great Transformer, in structure-ruling Capricorn brings to the mix through 2015.  Pluto’s modus operandi is creation through destruction, and that means that structures which are outmoded or unstable—internally and externally—may topple before our very eyes.  Think Shiva and Shakti on a good day.


       We will be witnessing more and more cracks in the culture, cracks in political systems, cracks in infrastructure, cracks in our beliefs, cracks in our bodies—all with the higher purpose of cracking open our beings wider still, to allow more Light in.   Leonard Cohen’s lyric, “There is a crack, a crack in everything—that’s how the Light gets in,” is especially poignant and pertinent now as there’s gonna be a whole lotta Light coming in!  Therefore, we need to prepare ourselves psychologically to remain internally stable during the lag time between the dissolving of the old order and the building of the new, which will be going on for years. 

       The natural human response to chaos, instability and insecurity is fear, worry, and anxiety all arising from the survival instinct in our animal nature.  But it’s important to remember that whatever we feared last year—be it issues of money, love, or health—are probably not the same themes we’re focused on fretting over today.

        In fact, while fear triggered by our lower nature may always arise, I’ve found it exceedingly helpful to view this instinctual arising as a perennial shell game—meaning, if it’s not one thing that triggers fear, it’s another—and the focus of the anxiety just keeps moving around.  The only solution when any variety of fear arises—from dread or panic to the subtler forms of apprehension or trepidation—is to choose to pass and say, “I’m not going to play the fear game today.”

       Instead, as we witness unfolding events—no matter how tumultuous—we can choose to stay calm, stable and compassionate at our core of Being by holding the faith that everything is unfolding perfectly in the Divine Plan for our personal soul growth as well as for the evolution of consciousness.  Then, we will be watering our dreams and setting the tone for what will come from the highest available sources at this time.

       A human incarnation is like the ultimate multi-dimensional rollercoaster ride and, no matter how circuitous and death-defying it may feel, it always ultimately leads to the same destination:  we get to drop our bodies without losing our Higher Minds.  And, not only is physical death absolutely safe, it’s also the only thing in life that’s absolutely certain. That being said, why do we all waste so much of our precious time worrying, when we could be fully savoring each moment’s potential for expanding our awareness of joy in Being?

        (If the last paragraph made you feel veeery nervous, please read my article about Uranus: Embracing the Unexpected.)


       In 2011 and beyond, as we witness the quickening of chaos on the mass playing field, we’re being given the opportunity to step up the level of our game with the assistance of accelerated high-frequency galactic energies. Here are my personal reminders to support this upgrade in consciousness:

 I.  Always maintain the witnessing perspective, which allows me to never take anything personally, no matter what is going on.

II. Keep in mind the deepest secret of Tantra:  accept everything just as it is in the moment.  Resistance creates suffering.

III. The Flow of Life is not under my control; my true power lies in how I choose to respond and move with it.

IV. If I go for healing and growth in any situation and simultaneously enjoy the ride, I’ll have no regrets later.


       When I tuned in psychically to the effects that all of these energies will be having on us, it became abundantly clear that we’re going to need to be more internally stable and grounded than ever before to utilize all of these cosmic reinforcements in the most constructive ways.

       To that end, I’m offering the next generation of psychic empowerment practices in a workshop on Tuesday, March 15th, in NYC to celebrate the advent of this new 84-year Uranian cycle on Planet Earth.  So if you haven’t already registered, now’s the time: 


We’re on the threshold of the next Great Age in the sign of Aquarius, which will last for over 2000 years. Aligned with this, higher frequency galactic energies are bombarding us more than ever before to kick-start the next stage in the evolution of human consciousness.   

Some of the side-effects of this intense download of energies include:  overtaxed nervous systems, strained psychic circuitry, disturbed sleep, overactive dream states, unexplainable fatigue and exhaustion, feelings of structural instability, irrational anxiety and brain fog. 


In this workshop, we will learn:

 I. Taoist practices to ground our bodies to the Earth to help stabilize and strengthen our nervous and psychic systems to more comfortably acclimate to these energies.

 II. Psychic techniques to calibrate and step-down these energies as they move through our vertical channels so that we can become transducers and transmitters of these transformational frequencies.

 III. Discriminating mind and intuition training in reading the vibrations around us, as these galactic downloads are creating fear-based reactions in many that may manifest as anger and other toxic emotions.

 IV. Empowerment skills to seal our etheric bodies horizontally from negative and harmful influences and reverse the flow of energy so that we’re fed vertically from Source. 


So, if you’ve been feeling overloaded by higher frequency downloads and/or drained or assaulted by lower vibrational energies, empowering yourself with this training will dramatically improve your ability to function on Planet Earth in the years to come.


WHEN:  Tuesday, March 15th, 7-9 PM 

WHERE:  The Meta Center NY

214 W. 29th St. 16th floor

$35 in advance/ $40 at the door

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       This training is now available as a customized offering for individuals as well.

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       In closing, to help make the most of the next seven-year sojourn of Chiron, the Wounded Master Healer/Teacher in Pisces, I’ve written an article to empower each of us to move to the next level of healing:  The Nature of Addiction:  It’s Only Human. 

       Happy Spring!  Happy Quickening!

J   O   A   N

  HUMAN BECOMING                                                    JOAN PANCOE

“The word enlightenment conjures up the idea of some superhuman accomplishment, and the ego likes to keep it that way, but it is simply your natural state of felt oneness with Being.”  Eckhart Tolle


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