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ARCHIVED DAILY MESSAGES
FROM DR. STANDLEY
JULY 2007

Go to my internet radio website

LIVING YOUR DREAM, LITERALLY!

AudioOsda Sunalei [Good Morning in Cherokee]

The past four days I spent over at my daughter Karmen's house and didn't get back home until yesterday. On Sunday when I went to the St. Louis Cardinals game I had no reason to go home before the game started so when I arrived home yesterday (Monday) my air conditioning was out and half of the outlets were inoperable as well. In no time flat the repairman arrived but alas, the particular part that my air conditioning unit needed was not in his bag of tricks so naturally a new part needed to be ordered. He was going to go ahead and fix the switch that was the lead-off in the series circuit that made the rest of my outlets inoperable as well but I guess he forgot to do it before he left. He chuckled when he heard me mention "series circuit" because he hadn't heard a woman refer to a "series circuit". I told him, "That's what a degree in Physics will get ya' but it's really Physics 101 so it wasn't such a brainiac statement as it sounded." (winky wink) . . MEN!!

So here I sit under a ceiling fan with a nice breeze going from one window to the next and half of my outlets working. It's a very beachy feeling I must say. Right now the relative humidity is 54 percent at 81 degrees and it's suppose to get up to 92 degrees today. I'm thinking maybe this is a test to see if I really do Love the hot weather like I claim to. Oh I do Love the heat, which is why I Love Phoenix, Arizona so much. I can take the heat, even win it hits 114 degrees out there. And I absolutely Love Florida or anywhere there is a clean beach. Gimme, gimme, gimme!

I suppose this is also an opportunity to find gratitude in the moment, especially after the biting and frigid cold we had this past winter. I'll take this experience over that dry ice type of cold weather again anyday. I fully plan on leaving St. Louis one day to live where there is hot weather. I figure that I'll just come back twice a month and stay with my daughter for about 4 days at a time just like I do now. I only live about 20 miles from her, so the visitation really won't be any different than what I do now, only my living arrangement will change. So I sit here and fantasize about that type of living arrangement. I will still be able to see my grandson grow-up and we'll have our usual quality of time together. I can also coordinate this with her husband Larry when he has to hit the road for work. This experience of feeling the heat is bringing all of my Life long desires to my senses.

I always claim to live my Life deliberately and on purpose. There is no doubt about it, I am a very deliberate woman. I say and do what I mean and I mean and do what I say. I have probably had this philosophy on living my Life deliberately since early high school. Having said that, the repairman is suppose to be back today to complete the fix-it job and what I have received out of this experience is to remember my dreams because it sure feels like I am somewhat living that dream right now. It's hot, there's a gentle breeze, the curtains are blowing, I'm drinking lemonade and I'm doing the work that I Love under these wonderful conditions in cut-offs, cute sandals and halter top. You just can't beat the heat folks! It's all Good, it's all Good.

"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

LIVE WHAT YOU BELIEVE

AudioOsda Sunalei [Good Morning in Cherokee]

Yesterday I went to a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game with two friends of mine. One is an Ob/Gyn and the other is a drug sales rep. In other words, both of these men are in traditional medicine and I happen to be as opposite as opposite can be. I'm the type of person who needs to be in an excruciating amount of pain just to take Ibuprofen. When I say that I do not take "medicine," I pretty much mean it. I'm a homeopathic/herbal gal through and through. Funny, one day my friend Julie said to me, "Hey, if you ever need a doctor for a cold or something" . . then she proceeded to tell me her doctor's name. I looked at her and said, "Did you forget who you are talking to?" We fell out laughing with a belly laugh as she said, "I can't believe I just said that!" It's still a running joke with us. Keep in mind, Julie's husband was a pharmacist before he retired who was also a friend of mine.

Strangely enough, I have more friends who are of the medical pursuasion than I do friends who are of the holistic mind-set. Actually folks, I personally know few holistic practitioners who I would consider confidently and boldy holistic. My first father-in-law is an emergency room physician and the department head, my first mother-in-law is a nurse, my first husband is an assistant department head at a hospital and my daughter will be finishing her nursing degree in May 2008. You would think my daughter Karmen might even take the holistic route but nope . . not her either. And my brother Tom, he's a dentist. I also tend to attract relationships with men who are medical doctors.

Folks, it's really a chart thing to have all these medical people around me. Just like many of the things in Life, no matter who you are, there you are and we best get comfortable in our own skin. These people obviously do not have a problem with me and I obviously do not have a problem with them. I do believe we are all trying to reach the same place, it just shows up differently. And as far as many of the spiritual writings on this site, I do believe that myself and other spiritually motivated writers are all saying the same thing, just saying it differently. My point is this . . even if everyone else believes differently than you, choose to be confident in what you believe and your Life will work, for you.

"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

Click the radio pic of me and it will take you directly to www.drstandleylive.com. New broadcasts are posted daily. Read the last two daily messages titled, Venus Retrograde - Love and Beauty. Note the first black button in the left green column will always bring you back to the Home Page.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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VENUS GOES RETROGRADE
Love and Beauty

AudioOsda Sunalei [Good Morning in Cherokee]

FIRST, HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY SISTER CIS TODAY! AND TOMORROW TO MY DAUGHTER KARMEN! Cis turns 48 today (Friday) and Karmen will be 26 (Saturday). Tomorrow (Saturday) is the day when I will be asking Karmen all of those wonderful questions such as what is Love, marriage, money, parenthood, law, friends, health, God, etc., in order to track her spiritual progression path and help her make adjustments where necessary. Keep in mind I am a 2nd grader (Gemini) with a 12th grader (Leo) daughter so I often end up learning more from her than she probably does from me. Out of the mouth of babes! Of course, Karmen and I have spent a lot of time together this summer on several vacations so I'll have to see if I can come up with something new that we had not yet discussed this summer by tomorrow.

If you are wondering what happened to the Daily Message yesterday called "Saturn in Virgo Through the Houses" I posted it under the Astrology Charts button in the left green column. If you click on that button, you will see the first link is "Saturn in Virgo Through the Houses."

Venus is Retrograde from July 27 at 1:24 PM EDT until September 8, 2007 at 12:10 PM EDT. This Venus Retrograde begins its retrograde motion in Virgo and then turns retrograde in Leo on August 9 until September 8, 2007.

The effects of this retrograde motion will to be felt until October 11 because it will not be until October 11 that Venus returns to the same degree (in Virgo) that it was when it went retrograde on July 27, 2007.

Venus represents Love and beauty, therefore these two areas of our Life slow down and basically take a back seat. Old relationships may suddenly reappear, proper diet and exercise may be put on the back burner and basic beauty and hygiene regimens may not seem as important. Incidentally, this is NOT the time to have plastic surgery since it is a beauty business. There is just an overall lack of appreciation for all things that represent Love and beauty. This is not a Good time to shop for new clothes.

The feelings of Love are not as apparent as they once were during Venus retrograde. If there is unfinished business with a Loved one or a former relationship, the relationship or issue may resurface. If you are involved in a court battle and you are looking for a settlement, watch for a slow down because Venus naturally rules Libra in the 7th house of contractual relationships, marriage and business partnerships.

"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

Click the radio pic of me and it will take you directly to www.drstandleylive.com. New broadcasts are posted daily. Read the last two daily messages titled, Saturn in Virgo. Note the first black button in the left green column will always bring you back to the Home Page.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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WHAT DOES
SATURN IN VIRGO MEAN?

AudioOsda Sunalei [Good Morning in Cherokee]

I realize that I have a simplistic and funky way of teaching but that is just my Gemini nature. After all, Gemini does rule the 3rd house of communication including basic education from grades 1 through 12. If Gemini rules the 3rd house of basic education, then its opposing sign (Sagittarius) rules its opposing 9th house of higher education, colleges and universities. Cool huh? This is why I choose to teach you about anything in as simple a way as possible. It's my nature baby! Now I could pull out the doctor language and arrogantly confuse you with big doctor talk to puff myself up or I can just tell it like it is. By the way, did you know that doctor means teacher? It doesn't mean blame the patient and it doesn't mean shame the patient. It means, "Teach the patient." Just had to throw that in there, which is why I use this site to teach all kinds of wonderful things to you because it's all health in my neck of the woods. And THAT is wholism/holism to me! When I write astrology charts, that's part of your wholistic/holistic picture that should be included with your laboratory tests, x-rays and medical history. It's all the same to me.

As Saturn edges closer and closer to Virgo, you can probably already feel its influence on you through the media. Keep in mind that Virgo naturally rules the 6th house of health, hygiene and fitness. This is also about your work ethic, day to day routine and regimen, small animals and those who are 'in service' to others. We are going to see more and more concerns regarding our health and our food. Just recently we see more scares about food contamination. It's a Saturn nearing Virgo thing. All kinds of hygiene issues will be popping up over the media calling your "detailed" attention to these concerns, especially with food and the cleanliness of where food is prepared. More than likely we will see even more "organic" products that make us feel safe and healthy.

Even in myself, being a North Node Virgo, which is about as close to OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) as you can get about health, hygiene and fitness . . I have felt a resurgence in my physical body just aching to get crazily fit again. When I woke up the day after my 46th birthday this past June and said, "What the hell happened to my waist?!?!" it really sparked me into action. And what happened to my arms?!?! (winky wink) Remember the keywords from yesterday that I wrote about Saturn? The keywords of Saturn are: Contraction, strict, effort, discipline, responsibility, restriction, teacher, father, seriousness, stability, caution, mature, concentration, endurance and persistence. The closer Saturn gets to Virgo, the more I can feel myself adjust to harder gears on my bike. It's absolutely fascinating watching me act and react to this changing Saturn influence. I'm getting stricter because Virgo rules health and then ya' go . . I have that North Node Virgo. Yesterday during my daily afternoon 8-mile sprint on my bike around Forest Park I was panting so hard I nearly fell over. I was gasping for breath, coughing and I couldn't stop. cough, cough, cough . . . but I Love it so much.

As for you, everyone should feel a resurgence in their health after all, the media won't let you forget it. There may even be new diets spring up and all kinds of wonderful health crazes happening. Folks, this is a time where a huge population of us will get into magnificent shape because Saturn rules the bones and many of us will be able to see our collar bones again once we melt some fat off of them. (winky wink) And some of us will actually get "bony" depending on where Virgo sits in our Natal Chart. Saturn also rules the teeth, so many of us will revisit the dentist to have better dental hygiene. There will probably even more people with white teeth glowing from the teeth whitening products. Now if you end up with a health issue, then that's a pretty hard lesson from Saturn in Virgo saying, "Hey! I told ya' so and now you will have to learn the hard way." ooooh, that Saturn!

Remember the pet food contamination several months ago? Well guess what, Virgo rules small animals. We will probably see even more pet issues, topics, conditions and concerns during this time. And since Virgo rules 'in service' meaning those in service to others such as restaurants, you will probably notice healthier choices on the menus. You will be seeing stricter food guidelines from restaurants, to cafeteria's at work to the cafeteria's in your children's school. The nutshell? . . . Saturn in Virgo is certainly going to bring health and health concerns to the forefront for all of us. Tomorrow I will elaborate on what Saturn means for your Natal Chart as it transits the house that Virgo rules in your chart.

"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

Click the radio pic of me and it will take you directly to www.drstandleylive.com. New broadcasts are posted daily. Read the last two daily messages titled, Transiting Saturn in your Natal Chart. Note the first black button in the left green column will always bring you back to the Home Page.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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TRANSITING SATURN IN
'YOUR' NATAL CHART

AudioOsda Sunalei [Good Morning in Cherokee]

Today's Daily Message is on Saturn going into Virgo on September 2, 2007 until October 29, 2009 and how this effects your personal Natal Chart. Remember, this is different than writing horoscopes on this site because when I write horoscopes on this site I am writing for an entire population of people without knowing their birth dates, times and locations. So the horoscopes have to be "in general" in order to be accurate. Even so, I know my horoscopes are accurate for an entire sign. Well how's that for a load of confidence. (winky wink) By the way, did you notice that Weekly Horoscopes are back? I have decided to post Weekly Horoscopes on Saturday's and that way they will always be early instead of late, even for those on the other side of the world. Your Sun Opportunity is also updated in your monthly horoscope. I have thrown in extra links back and forth on all the horoscope pages for easier navigation as well.

Now, if you want to know how the butt-kicking, hold you responsible planet of Saturn will effect you personally, then you have to look at your Natal Chart, and see which house Virgo rules in your chart. So you are influenced in two different ways by Saturn. One, as an entire sign and two, personally due to your Natal Chart because it involves your personal birth information (date, time and location).

As usual, I will use myself as the example: My 4th house of home and family is ruled by Virgo, so Saturn will be moving through my 4th house of home and family. BUT WAIT! My 4th house cusp in Virgo is at 27 degrees. What about the other 26 degrees? Where are they? The other 26 degrees of Virgo in my natal chart are in the 3rd house, which is why I have two planets in Virgo in my 3rd house. So Saturn in Virgo will be transiting my 3rd house before it reaches my 4th house of home and family in mid-summer of 2009. So the influences of Saturn I will feel in my 3rd house before my 4th. While Saturn has been in Leo the last two years, it has been moving through (transiting) my 2nd house and will finally reach my 3rd house on August 18, 2007 because Saturn will be in Leo at 28 degrees. I will be feeling the last two degrees of Saturn in Leo in my 3rd house because my 3rd house begins at 28 degrees Leo. Then Saturn moves into Virgo on September 2, 2007 and picks up where Leo left off.

See how easy that is? You must look at the house cusp and look at the degrees. That's the nutshell folks. We don't need to make this any harder than it is. oooh . . look how strict I am getting with my communication already, since the 3rd house is communication and the keywords of Saturn are: Contraction, strict, effort, discipline, responsibility, restriction, teacher, father, seriousness, stability, caution, mature, concentration, endurance and persistence. Notice that the Saturn is the opposite of Jupiter which is "expansion". Looks like I will be teaching more and more and more and more . . especially with regard to this website. So don't worry, I will keep elaborating on this for you, especially since I'll be very strict about teaching. Yee-Haw! By the way, this teacher Loves apples.

"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

Click the radio pic of me and it will take you directly to www.drstandleylive.com. New broadcasts are posted daily. Read the last two daily messages titled, Don't Surround Yourself With Yourself. Note the first black button in the left green column will always bring you back to the Home Page.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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DON'T SURROUND YOURSELF
WITH YOURSELF

Audio'Siyo or Osiyo [Hello in Cherokee]

I woke up at 3:30 this morning listening to, "I've Seen All Good People" by the rock legend group YES playing out in my head. I Love it when the music picks up and the chorus kicks in a bit faster. I kept trying to go back to sleep but I had already logged my usual four hours a night, so needless to say, I was left wide-awake. This clairaudient business can be really brain-racking at times. Remember from a previous Daily Message that clairaudient is when you audibly hear your DLG (Download from God). Oh there is an audible sound alright! Typically, every morning I wake up and hear a song. I intuitively know when the song is for me or when it is meant for this Daily Message.

The song kept starting over in my head with, "Don't surround yourself with yourself, move on back two squares." This song obviously uses the game of chess as a metaphor for how we live the Game of Life. It is most definitely a war song for the time that it was written and at the same time it opens our eyes to the strategies of Life and how we can manipulate ourselves to live the best Life without making enemies.

If you can get past the chess game and literally move back two squares, you can see how sometimes in Life we have to take a couple of steps back in order to get a better view, which will change our perspective. It's a communication thing with ourselves. Sometimes we really are too close to a situation to realize what is going on. For instance, if you lean forward and zero in on one word on this screen, which would put you a couple of inches away from the screen, you would not be able to see anything else. You would be too close! The same goes for issues in Love, family, money or anything else in Life. When we are too close to a situation, we surround ourselves with ourselves and can't see anything else. We corner and block ourselves in. That's when it really is all about you but not in the way you may think. When it is all about you, when you are in self-absorption or a self-righteous mode of thought, then you really need to assume IT IS YOU and it is YOU who needs to change.

Today I will be doing something that will put me completely out of my comfort zone. I will be the guest speaker at a women's luncheon, speaking to a group of highly successful women entrepreneur's here in St. Louis. My actual comfort level is not being seen at all or just being alone or being with my close friends or with my family. That's about it. When I say that I am painfully shy, it's a fact jack! My friends and family would never know. My knee-jerk reaction is to surround myself with myself. I really am a loner and my outgoing self is most comfortable in that regard. I could literally spend days alone with myself, surrounding myself with myself.

Folks, as Saturn begins to move into Virgo, we have to bend. We absolutely have to bend and be more flexible on those things that are toughest for us especially in the house that Saturn will be effecting in our Natal Chart. And guess what . . in my personal Natal Chart, Saturn is preparing to leave my 2nd house of value systems and personal money and move into my 3rd house of communication. eeeeeeek! It's already started. And I'm so comfortable behind this computer, behind the radio microphone, behind the book, behind the TYS program, behind the e-mails, behind the Blackberry and behind the phone lines where no one ever sees me. You mean to tell me that I can't surround myself with myself during this Saturn in Virgo transit? NOPE! Not anymore buster! Venturing out every once in a while to speak or teach is one thing . . but Saturn will be requiring more of my communication skills.

There will be no more self-absorbed inflexible behavior for any of us with Saturn moving into Virgo on September 2, 2007 for two years. We will all have an area where we will need to bend and become more flexible. Just embrace it. Now I have to run off and prepare to be seen. YIKES!

"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

Click the radio pic of me and it will take you directly to www.drstandleylive.com. New broadcasts are posted daily. Read the last two daily messages titled, It's A Bargain! Note the first black button in the left green column will always bring you back to the Home Page.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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IT'S A BARGAIN!

Audio'Siyo or Osiyo [Hello in Cherokee]

Folks, don'tcha know a bargain when you see it? This does not refer to a bargain in the store or at a garage sale. I'm referring to a bargain in Life. Lance Armstrong said the best thing that ever happened to him was cancer. We often hear people say the worst thing that happened to them was the best thing that ever happened to them. There are a lot of things in Life that we can look back on and say the same thing. Sometimes we have to learn what bad feels like before we finally learn what Good feels like.

"Nothing in Life is happening to you,
it is happening for you.
Dr. Loretta Standley~

The ending of relationships or marriages, I know, can take a devastating toll on your heart, finances and level of trust. At the same time, when you look back in Life and ask yourself if it really did take that kind of experience in order for you to open your eyes, the answer will be, "Oh you betcha' it did." And the gargantuan lesson you learned was probably a bargain in the end. I do not think that you have to wait until a relationship gets bad enough in order for you to leave it. But if that's what it takes, then okay, that's what it takes. In one chapter of my book I write that I was calling out to God, "He didn't have to treat me that way to get me to leave!!!" And what I heard back through my DLG (Download from God) was, "Yes he did!" Wow, even through all the pain, the lesson was a bargain! And yeah, that is what it took to get me to leave otherwise I'd still be sittin' in all that drama. I sit here and shake my head in disbelief because I cannot believe that was me back then. I chose that Life for myself at one time.

Sometimes people will wait until they get laid off, fired from job or the business closes before they finally move on and find another job. Others will recognize the downward spiral of a job and choose to get out before the Universe pushes them out of it and before they are left in financial ruin. Even financial disasters have warning signs too, so why keep spending if you do not have the money? Do we think spending more money will improve our financial woes? So why wait until the devastation occurs?

A bounced check is a reality check.
Dr. Loretta Standley~

Further, no one wakes up and just gets the flu. It doesn't work that way. The critter is set up in your body and when your system runs low enough that it cannot protect itself the critter will take over and infest the entire system. There were warning signs that you chose to ignore. No one wakes up and suddenly weighs 50 or 100 pounds more than they did the day before. There were warning signs. When you are buying a bigger size, that's a fairly big clue. The size on the clothing does not lie, we do! Why do we have to wait until things get bad enough before we change? Do we have to get sick and finally go on medication still denying how we arrived at this place? This is similar to the denying alcoholic or drug addict who has to lay in the ditch . . naked, beaten, robbed, sodomized, bleeding, in their own vomit, with no family, friends or money before they will finally get help themselves. Does it really have to get that bad?

Folks, recognize a bargain when you see it! Throughout all of these horrible things that we humans put ourselves through, there is an impressive and huge lesson in all of it. When you think about it, that lesson in exchange for what you went through, was a bargain! And remember, nothing in Life is happening to you, it is happening for you.

"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

Click the radio pic of me and it will take you directly to www.drstandleylive.com. New broadcasts are posted daily. Read the last two daily messages titled, Calling All Angels. Note the first black button in the left green column will always bring you back to the Home Page.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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CALLING ALL ANGELS!

Audio'Siyo or Osiyo [Hello in Cherokee]

This morning I woke up hearing, "Calling All Angels" by Train. It starts off with, "I need a sign to let me know you're here. All of these lines are being crossed over the atmosphere. I need to know that things are gonna look up. 'Cause I feel us drowning in a sea spilled from a cup."

The minute I planted my feet on the floor I was immediately drawn to a picture that is hanging on the wall in front of my desk. It is a beautifully framed nocturnal satellite map of the entire world called, "The Brilliant Earth". All areas of the world are lit up, in every single country. I hung that picture seven years ago when I began this website and it was my firm intention to light up every single area on that map through my website. I have stared at that nocturnal map for seven years and now I only see the lights as being where my website is turned on in someone's computer. That's all I see.

This morning while standing there listening to, "Calling All Angels" play out in my head, tears started streaming down my face as I watched those lights actually light up and start twinkling. Okay, it's a picture but it sure seemed like they were lighting up and twinkling. It's like little angels were helping me light up the world through my work. It sounds so self-absorbed, which is not my intent. My intent is to make a positive difference in the world and make an impact before it's my time to leave the planet. I then realized that seven years ago, I was the one feeling like I was "drowning in the sea spilled from a cup." And five of those seven years my nose was barely out of the water breathing and coughing with water seeping into my mouth and out of my nose. Now I see why I had to tread water in order to get to the place that I desired to be. If I had not gone through what I did, how on earth could I relate to you who may be feeling like you are "drowning in a sea spilled from a cup?" How would I be able to comprehend or understand the magnitude of what you are going through? Oh I get it.

Folks, you have purpose, that is a God-given fact! You are on Purpose! As abundant Jupiter begins to make its way out of its retrograde motion and open up the flood gates again on August 6th, 2007, pop over to the Guidance button on this website to read more about Angels and Archangels. If you think for one minute that I was treading water without assistance from the Angels and Archangels, guess again, because I seriously cannot swim! Me and Archangel Michael . . . we are buddies . . . we have a history together. As I stood in front of that noctural map noting that this website is now ranked, this very minute, at 134,641 out of 70 million websites in the entire world, all I said was, "Thank you Archangel Michael and the rest of my Awesome Angels, I have to give credit where credit is due."

"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

Click the radio pic of me and it will take you directly to www.drstandleylive.com. New broadcasts are posted daily. Read the last two daily messages titled, Spiritual Romance. Note the first black button in the left green column will always bring you back to the Home Page.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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SPIRITUAL ROMANCE

AudioOsda Sunalei [Good Morning in Cherokee]

Yesterday I mentioned "spiritual romance" in the Daily Message called, "Comfortable Silence," and this morning I woke hearing "The Sound of Silence" by Simon and Garfunkel. I just Love music! There is only one other person on the planet who truly understands how much I Love and enjoy music because we share the same passion and Love for music. (winky wink) This energy is what I call, "Spiritual Romance." Sometimes I have spiritual romance alone and sometimes I share this spiritual romance with another person. Spiritual Romance to me is an 'understanding in knowing' without fully knowing. It is a knowingness without having gained any insight or facts through anything else. It's just like intuition. It's just there . . an understanding. I Love being able to communicate through music without speaking. ooooh, how spiritually romantic. Then again, I was a musician at one time having played the drums. How's that for Gemini duality?

There are many things in Life that I find spiritually romantic. I have sat at the bedside of several people as they were transitioning from this world into the next. To watch their spirit leave their body, and I, being fully conscious of where they were going. There is such joy and spiritual romance in that final moment of their Life when you really think about their final outcome. I found this to be such a privilege and feeling closer to God than ever in the moment of holding a person's hand who He was taking Home. It's a moment of living vicariously through someone else in the most spiritually romantic way. It's a surrogate (substitute) touch with God through another person.

No matter what I do in Life, I have to have spiritual romance. I have to have it because I am addicted to God. I need a deeper, passionate, bold and righteously out of my mind connection with Him. Sometimes this out of my mind connection comes through a connection with other people. ooooh, how spiritually romantic. Trivial conversation and trivial activity does not interest me. I suppose this is why I dig on going to daily Mass, parasailing with my brother Sam, bicycling through the city and jumping curbs or listening to the excitement in my daughter Karmen's voice when she tells a story. She has such an animated spirit that it jazzes me! What's it all mean? And why couldn't my other grandson Nicholas, Big Tree's identical twin brother, have stayed here with us rather than be taken Home to be with God. Even so, there is knowingness and spiritual romance that it is all Good and all okay. It's all Good. There is beauty, Love and pure-awe in knowing where Nicholas is this very minute. Karmen, Larry and I all feel the same way.

Folks, it really does not matter what you are experiencing in Life this very moment, you can find the spiritual romance in it all if you are looking for it. Remember, there are two sides to a pancake and one side always looks better than the other side. When I heard "The Sound of Silence" this morning, I just laid there smiling with my eyes closed singing the song outloud as I heard it audibly through my DLG (Download from God). I am after all, clairaudient and clairsentient. When Paul Simon wrote this song he was writing about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the response of the public to this tragedy. When I hear this song, I have a completely different vision of what that song means to me than Paul Simon did when he wrote it. To me, it's very spiritually romantic. Since I change my song over on my myspace page everyday, I am playing "The Sound of Silence" over there today. Check it out!

THE SOUND OF SILENCE
by Simon and Garfunkel

Hello, darkness, my old friend
I've come to talk with you again
Because a vision softly creeping
Left its seeds while I was sleeping
And the vision
That was planted in my brain
Still remains
Within the sound of silence

In restless dreams I walked alone
Narrow streets of cobblestone
Beneath the halo of a street lamp
I turned my collar to the cold and damp
When my eyes were stabbed
By the flash of a neon light
That split the night
And touched the sound of silence

And in the naked light I saw
Ten thousand people, maybe more
People talking without speaking
People hearing without listening
People writing songs that voices never share...
And no one dare
Disturb the sound of silence.

"Fools," said I, "you do not know
Silence like a cancer grows."
"Hear my words that I might teach you,
Take my arms that I might reach you."
But my words like silent raindrops fell,
And echoed in the wells of silence.

And the people bowed and prayed
To the neon god they made.
And the sign flashed out its warning
In the words that it was forming.
And the signs said: "The words of the prophets
Are written on the subway walls
And tenement halls,
And whisper'd in the sound of silence."

"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

Click the radio pic of me and it will take you directly to www.drstandleylive.com. New broadcasts are posted daily. Read the last two daily messages titled, Comfortable Silence. Note the first black button in the left green column will always bring you back to the Home Page.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

COMFORTABLE SILENCE

AudioOsda Sunalei [Good Morning in Cherokee]

I am one of those people who is comfortable with comfortable silence. I don't feel the need to talk just to create noise or the need to talk and fill in the gap of silence for fear of what the other person might be thinking. And I certainly don't feel the need to talk about other people who are not present in order to make me feel better about myself. I enjoy conversation that has direction, substance, understanding and the added bonus of what I call "spiritual romance."

My daughter Karmen, my grandson Big Tree and I have been on several vacations together this summer and yesterday on the way back home Karmen noticed something very "spiritually romantic" about our relationship. Karmen noticed that we had not used the radio or CD player one time during any of our trips. We had been to Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri and Arkansas and did not use the radio one time for background noise or listening pleasure. We received pleasure just listening to each other or listening to ourselves think. In fact, on our camping trip I had brought a portable radio for CDs and we never used it one time. Even Big Tree rode several hours in the car before asking to watch a movie on his CD player. At one point I did ask Big Tree what he was thinking about and he said, "Terrell," who is my sister's grandson. I said, "What about Terrell?" He said, "He's Good."

Yesterday as we were preparing to leave Lake of the Ozarks we stopped for ice cream. We were the only ones in the ice cream shop as the three of us enjoyed sitting on the bar stools eating our ice cream. Then the owner of the shop walked toward the juke box and said, "I need to put on some music, it's too quiet in here." Karmen and I looked at each and smiled. Then I said, "It's okay, quiet is nice." Then the funniest thing happened. He just couldn't stand it any longer and proceeded to stay on the telephone the entire time we were there. It was hilarious! This reminded me of being in airports or other public places and watching people entertain themselves with their cell phones because they cannot just sit still and be quiet.

Being a Gemini with the motto, "I think therefore I am," there is no doubt about it, I do enjoy my thinking time. My comfortable silence is what created this website in my mind. All it took after that was action. Action is the easiest part. All I had to do was do it. I think the "comfortable silence" is what is so difficult for most people. For me, I completely dig on "spiritually romantic comfortable silence." Don't get me wrong, I can talk your leg off once I get going but I do know when to shut the heck up! And that took some practice. In other words, I had to practice being me. I had to practice my Gemini motto, "I think therefore I am."

I suppose I should mention there is a difference between "comfortable silence" between two people who know how to communciate with each other and "uncomfortable silence" between two people who do not know the first thing about communicating with one another. In your moments of "comfortable silence," what are you really saying?

"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

Click the radio pic of me and it will take you directly to www.drstandleylive.com. New broadcasts are posted daily. Read the last two daily messages titled, Recycling The Past. Note the first black button in the left green column will always bring you back to the Home Page.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

[Posted 10:30 a.m., EDT - Sunday morning, 7/15/2007]


GREETINGS FROM LAKE OF THE OZARKS, MISSOURI! Fishing last night was such a blast once all the bass boats took off for their bass tournament and stopped disturbing our area of fishing. We were catching Bluegill hand over fist under Karmen landed a whale and it snapped her pole. We screamed like we were all four-year olds. Guess you had to be there. We're breaking down camp now and preparing to head back to the big city. When I return home this evening, I will update your monthly horoscope for your Venus Opporunity, which rules Love and beauty. Remember to check the gray box near the top of the page on your daily horoscope. Venus will go retrograde on July 27th until September 8th, 2007. I will write a large section on this for you in the next couple of days. I am also caught up on e-mails so feel free to write anytime. Later Gator . . .

[Posted 9:30 a.m., EDT - Saturday morning, 7/14/2007]

GREETINGS FROM LAKE OF THE OZARKS, MISSOURI! We've had a great camping adventure so far and the worst thing that happened was we dropped a watermelon in the grocery store and it splattered everywhere! And I mean everywhere!!! We laughed so hard because Big Tree's face was covered with watermelon since being the height of a four-year old puts you closer to the splatter. Sure Big Tree could have cried but he belly laughed right along with us. Where is the camera when you need it?!?!

Just a gentle reminder that the Moon is Void of Course all day. Make certain you check your daily horoscope. I will be online for a while this morning responding to e-mails and writing charts before I catch up with Big Tree and Karmen swimming. Later Gator . . .

[Posted 8:30 a.m., EDT - Friday morning, 7/13/2007]

GREETINGS FROM LAKE OF THE OZARKS, MISSOURI! We are having a blast down here in Southern Missouri. The mosquitos tried eating me alive but my infamous Clove Oil bug repellant concoction works wonders! And Big Tree, my little mountain man grandson, is going to be my outdoors buddy. I knew that little Taurus would come through like a champ through the great outdoors. Karmen is a natural when it comes to fishing so we're off to catch some fish and do a bit of animal medicine bird watching. I'll be back later to respond to the e-mails overnight and write the morning natal charts. I will be returning phone calls in a few hours. Later Gator . . .

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RECYCLING THE PAST

AudioOsda Sunalei [Good Morning in Cherokee]

GREETINGS FROM LAKE OF THE OZARKS, MISSOURI! Woooo Hoooo! Now I'm on a camping trip with my daughter Karmen and my grandson Big Tree. Larry, my son-in-law left for another week-end Christian retreat where the Christian band that he plays with will be performing. So I thought it would be a great idea to take Big Tree on his first camping trip, so here we are tenting it, fishing and swimming through Sunday. The bird medicine here in the Ozarks is unbelievable so we will be doing plenty of bird watching, which I will share with you later. This is going to be a fantabulous weekend because the last time Karmen and I camped together was at the Grand Canyon. And how is it that I can communicate with you? My outstanding PC wireless card keeps me connected anywhere and everywhere. In order to be on vacation "at will" with my family and friends and maintain my freedom and independence with my career, then staying connected at all times is necessary for my Lifestyle. Believe me, it's a fair trade-off to have my freedom. Everything I do is dictated by my Jupiter in Aquarius, which is THE MOST freedom-Loving planet in THE MOST freedom-Loving sign. Gees Louise, I Love being a Gemini. Complete duality at all times, mixing business with pleasure! Yeah!

As I was preparing breakfast this morning and pulling out the dishes and my well seasoned cast-iron cookware it brought to my mind, "Recycling the Past." I just do not believe in leaving behind a lot of garbage. Let's not make the Indian cry. (winky wink) And it is for that reason I do not use "disposal" plates, cups or utensils. I am definitely a utilitarian. I have to "use" whatever I have in the best way that I know how. This could be my "outdoorsy-survivor-self" talking or it could be my Capricorn Moon talking. Remember, the Capricorn motto is, "I use therefore I am."

Being a self-proclaimed "utilitarian", I also believe in recycling my past actions and reactions. Just like most people, there is a lot of garbage in my past that I don't care to admit, nor would I be proud of sharing with anyone. There is also some garbage in my past that I didn't do to me, but was done to me, that I would still not care to share but it is still remains part of my past. Even so, no matter if I did it or it was done to me, I believe I can still recycle that garbage into something wonderful. My past is there. I cannot change it but I can certainly take the experience and use it to do something wonderful.

Folks, I know some of you grew up with some really ugly garbage or had a really bad marriage (or two) that do not make you feel Good to remember; at the same time I do believe that you are being called to a Higher Purpose because of that experience. You do not have to carry this garbage and you do not have to collect anymore garbage. I know you have the ability to recycle that experience into something that is beneficial not only to yourself but to everyone else with whom you come in contact with. Heck, some of these stories I have told you may not have felt Good for me but I needed to experience them in order to relate to you. Look at all the people who have developed treatment programs out of their own horrible experiences that ended up helping others. Music, art, dance, architecture, healthcare, landscaping, cooking or whatever your creative self-expression happens to be, there is a reason for it. Your creative self-expression is a channel for you to recycle your past and turn whatever "it is" into something wonderful and useful for others.

"Everything does happen for a reason
and the reasons are not meant to serve your
lowest purpose in Life because that doesn't even make sense.
They are meant to serve your Highest Purpose in Life."
- (Dr. Loretta Standley)


"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

Click the radio pic of me and it will take you directly to www.drstandleylive.com. New broadcasts are posted daily. Read the last two daily messages titled, Mercury Retrograde Ends. Note the first black button in the left green column will always bring you back to the Home Page.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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Mercury Retrograde Ends

AudioOsda Sunalei [Good Morning in Cherokee]

GREETINGS FROM LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS! I'm still here in Little Rock and we will be driving back to St. Louis today.

Mercury Retrograde will end tomorrow and I was just wondering how this all panned out for you. Watching patterns is what makes me a better astrologer, so if you have a story about Mercury Retrograde and how you handled it, I would Love to hear about it. Keep in mind that Mercury naturally rules the 3rd house of communication, short distance travel, siblings and neighbors. Mercury also rules the 6th house of health, hygiene, fitness, work ethic, organization, co-workers and employees. There is always so much attention focused on the communication aspects of Mercury that the rest of its rulerships are forgotten during Mercury Retrograde. Even I do it! So you had a learning experience during this time, I would Love to hear it. My astrologer (my God rest his soul) taught me to monitor patterns, so I'm all ears right now. Again, I want to know how you handled it.

During this past Mercury Retrograde the new iPhone was released and I thought, "Don't these people have astrologers telling them when to release a new product and when not to?" This new iPhone was released when Mercury (communication and gadgetry) and Jupiter (abundance and global expansiveness) were both retrograde. So . . you know I'll be tracking the success of this product and watching the pattern. As a Gemini who naturally rules the 3rd house I wouldn't even be tempted to buy this product for at least six months until all of the glitches and bugs are worked out. But that's just me!

Check out the NEW Void of Course Moon calendar. Now you will know when the Moon is Void of Course before I write it into your daily horoscope. For example, tomorrow morning the Moon is Void of Course and if you leave early, you can still make it on time regardless of any obstacles, delay or detours.

"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

Click the radio pic of me and it will take you directly to www.drstandleylive.com. New broadcasts are posted daily. Read the last two daily messages titled, Happy Birthday MOM. Note the first black button in the left green column will always bring you back to the Home Page.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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Happy Birthday MOM!

AudioOsda Sunalei [Good Morning in Cherokee]

GREETINGS FROM LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS! First, Happy Birthday MOM! Today is my mom's 70th birthday. How about that, 7/7/07 and being 70! Below is a pic of my mom and dad with the Principal Chief, Michell Hicks in front of the tribal offices. Mom and dad live on the Cherokee Indian Reservation in Cherokee, North Carolina. My siblings and I grew up with people asking if my dad was our "real dad," so if you are wondering . . . yes, he is my real dad and he really is blonde. (winky wink) For more on my tribal citizenship, click here!

Yesterday, my daughter Karmen, my grandson Big Tree and I drove down to Little Rock, Arkansas. Karmen's husband Larry went to a church retreat this weekend. Larry is in a Christian rock band and the band is playing at this mega-mondo "Life Teen" retreat in Springfield, Missouri. He goes to two of these big shin-digs every summer. There is another one next weekend. Since Larry's family is in Little Rock and has other family in from out of town (New Jersey), we decided to come down here and get in on this family action. As I was raising Karmen, I made it my business, goal and mission to make certain that Karmen was close with both sides of her family; my family and my former husband's family. So it is awesome to see Karmen make Larry's family a priority for Big Tree even though Larry cannot be here this weekend. And me? . . . I fly by the seat of my pants and gotta go where the fun is.

As usual when I am out of town, I will be writing Natal Charts in the mornings and evenings.

Check out the NEW Void of Course Moon calendar. Now you will know when the Moon is Void of Course before I write it into your daily horoscope. For example, tomorrow morning the Moon is Void of Course and if you leave early, you can still make it on time regardless of any obstacles, delay or detours.

"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

Click the radio pic of me and it will take you directly to www.drstandleylive.com. New broadcasts are posted daily. Read the last two daily messages titled, Got Me Under Pressure. Note the first black button in the left green column will always bring you back to the Home Page.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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GOT ME UNDER PRESSURE

AudioOsda Sunalei [Good Morning in Cherokee]

This morning I woke up hearing the song, "Got Me Under Pressure" by ZZ Top. Well this was bizarre because it is a fairly wild song and I really don't even care for ZZ Top. But somehow, I innately knew what I was suppose to write about regarding pressure. I've always claimed that I am best under pressure and I still maintain that claim. Under pressure, I become calm, quiet and acutely alert. This does not mean that I never have a meltdown. My meltdowns are quick, dramatic and ONLY when I am by myself. If I feel the need to share beyond the meltdown then I will call my sister Cis (Leo), my daughter Karmen (Leo), my friend Renee (Leo) or my friend "H" (Virgo with strong Leo). Obviously, loyalties are important to me with all that Leo energy. Interesting, it goes right in alignment with my Mars in Leo, which requires loyalty no matter what!

On a daily basis I chat with an amazing amount of people regarding two main areas in their Life. The first being Love and the second being money. As you move along your spiritual progression path and through your own self-actualization process, it is important to note your actions and reactions while under pressure and your ability to problem solve. What is your normal knee-jerk reaction to pressure? This is not referring to the normal hustle and bustle of Life where we encounter frustration here and there.

Several years ago as I was coming out of the hospital visiting my mom who had just had a stroke when something about my car looked very out of place. I could see my car from across the street and noticed that my trunk was 'strangely' open. As I walked closer to the car it looked as though it was shorter than it was before I went into the hospital. And it was! The entire back end of my car was smashed in and the trunk was popped and twisted open. A gentlemen who had witnessed what happened said a tractor trailer had hit my car and then backed up and left. It had just happened. I remember being with several people at the time and someone said, "You're Lexus!" I remember chuckling a bit at the absurdity of the entire scene. I stood there for several minutes looking at it and laughingly said, "Wow, this is pretty bad. I mean this is really bad." Then someone said, "You don't seem very upset about your Lexus." I said, "It's a car! No one was in it. No one is hurt. I have insurance and this is what insurance is for." I thought about my mom, big deal if I was a bit inconvenienced. It was my Lexus that was nearly totaled, not my mom. My knee-jerk feeling was, "I'll take my mom over a Lexus any day of the week." Instead of falling to the ground and crying out poor me, I chose to handle what was going on with my mom and my car.

I remember catching a former relationship in bed with one of my best friends. For those wandering minds, no this was not either of my former husbands. Oh yes folks, I have been through all the different triangulations of relationships that the rest of you have been through. Arms and legs were flying when they realized I was standing there. I was silently calculating my next move. Without saying a word I turned to walk away as both he and she were apologizing, crying and begging for forgiveness. What a pathetic state to see both of them and what a perfect couple they made at that very moment. My response was simple and frigidly cold as I matter of factly said, "It's okay. You can have each other." What was I going to do, beat her up and go back to him? See how ridiculous that sounds? Certainly it hurt but I didn't need to sit in that relationship for years to make me see what I needed to know right then and there. Wow, was I really that out of sync with my relationship? That was eye-opening.

Folks when you are meeting someone new and they tell you stories about their Life . . . pay attention. They are telling you exactly who they are and how well they handle Life as it comes at them. Ask them to tell you about the most challenging experiences they have ever lived through. You do not need to comment on these stories. You are merely gathering information because you want to know how they handle pressure. If you meet a man or woman who is vindictive and hateful with a former relationship, then they can be that way with you too. You know what 'they' say . . . It's not what happens to you, it's how you handle it.

Check out the NEW Void of Course Moon calendar. Now you will know when the Moon is Void of Course before I write it into your daily horoscope. For example, tomorrow morning the Moon is Void of Course and if you leave early, you can still make it on time regardless of any obstacles, delay or detours.

"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

Click the radio pic of me and it will take you directly to www.drstandleylive.com. New broadcasts are posted daily. Read the last two daily messages titled, NEW! Void of Course Calendar. Note the first black button in the left green column will always bring you back to the Home Page.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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NEW! VOID OF COURSE CALENDAR

AudioOsda Sunalei [Good Morning in Cherokee]

I have been working on a Void of Course Moon calendar over the past several weeks and now it is COMPLETE! This Void of Course Moon calendar will keep you updated months in advance on the Void of Course Moon and where the Moon is for each day through October 2007. Folks, when you see a change in my work habits . . . PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE cut me some slack and be assured that I am working on something very special for you. Please be patient while I make adjustments to my personal time and professional time so that I can still provide you with fantastico customer service.

Believe me, I am well aware of Saturn moving into Virgo on September 2nd, 2007 and its influence on me personally and professionally for the next two years and I am merely getting a jump on this RIGHT NOW! This Void of Course Moon calendar is just part of my plot and strategy to keep you folks happy campers and save me A LOT OF TIME in the long run. Now . . if I can just get a handle on those weekly horoscopes. Again, just give me some time to figure out my plot and strategy. By the way, did you notice that your Mars Opportunity under the monthly horoscopes is updated.

Also, I have posted a new gray box at the top of each horoscope page. This box will give you the current important retrograde planets and their links. It will also give you the next Aries and New Moon so you can be prepared to do something NEW! in advance. It will also tell you when the Moon is in Scorpio to alert you about shopping and surgeries. I have posted a link to this Void of Course Moon calendar in the gray box on every daily horoscope page which will lead you to the Void of Course Moon calendar page.

Folks, there is a method to my madness. Now my prayer through a very tearful, choked up and grateful spirit --- Father, I ask you to watch over me as I handle the magnitude of what You and I have co-Created together over these past seven years. I saw this vision seven years ago even though it was quite unbelievable. Now, it has truly become a reality! Thank You! I am creative and you are the Creator and together we co-Created this wonderful website for literally millions of people all over the world to suit their needs. Each day that I wake up and check my statcounters and rankings, this website is growing in record numbers. If I did not have You to lean on, to talk to and to Love me, I could not survive or even manage the enormity of this calling. For that I am grateful beyond all measure. Thank You Father for being there for me, even when I was operating at levels less than I was capable. I Love You! Through Jesus Christ's Most Precious Blood and Most Holy Face I pray. Amen~

"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

Click the radio pic of me and it will take you directly to www.drstandleylive.com. New broadcasts are posted daily. Read the last two daily messages titled, Time Flies When You're Having Fun. Note the first black button in the left green column will always bring you back to the Home Page.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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TIME FLIES
WHEN YOU'RE HAVING FUN!

AudioOsda Sunalei [Good Morning in Cherokee]

It's July 2nd already?! Time sure does fly when you're having fun. This time travel feels similar to when I turned 40; all the sudden the next day I needed reading glasses. My eyeballs literally changed prescriptions overnight. Oh well, at least there are some cute stylin' reading glasses out there. And just one month ago today when I turned 46 the very next morning I looked in the mirror and screamed, "What the hell happened to my waist!?!"

That reminds me of something hilarious. One day my mom and I were going out loafin' when just before I put the car into gear I put on my glasses. Mom said, "Since when did you start wearing your glasses?" This is because since the day I started wearing contacts in high school, I have absolutely refused to wear my prescription glasses. They can market feather-weight lenses all they want but it doesn't apply to my goober lookin' lenses. So I said to her, "Well these are just glass, they aren't really prescription." She let out a belly laugh and said, "So why are you wearing them?" knowing full well my answer would be a bit whacked. I said, "Because they look cute and I can't drive without them! Plus, don'tcha think I look smart?" We laughed so hard we cried. Then I ran back in the house and grabbed my spare pair and we loafed all day both wearing these silly non-prescription glasses. Guess you had to be there. You should have seen the wild look I received from the clerk when I told her that I just wanted the frames with a non-prescription lens. HA! Well, they had a deal when I had my appointment for new contacts and I didn't want to waste it on glasses I wouldn't wear. It made perfect sense to me. Waste not, want not.

So I like wearing glasses folks but not for real! Wouldn't it be a wonderful world if we all just had fun being us and stopped taking ourselves and others so seriously. Our family and friends would probably appreciate the lighter and happier side of us. What if we could all just let down our hair, take a joke and laugh a little. I probably have more fun just being me and doing my silly antics all by myself than I do having fun with anyone else. I absolutely Love teasing, silly and sarcastic people. One of my favorite teasers is when my daughter Karmen calls me early in the morning after I have been up nearly all night working. It never fails. I don't know what kind of radar that girl has going. When I answer the phone after a long night I have this man-voice going on. Usually you can tell when I have had one of those long nights in my radio broadcast. Oh yeah, the man voice, it's real nice. When I answer the phone Karmen will invariably say, "DAD?!?"

As Saturn edges closer and closer to Virgo on September 2, 2007 it will seek to limit and restrict. This will be interesting because Virgo is THE MOST perfectionistic, nit-picky, methodical, detailed and critical sign of the zodiac. This Virgo energy is rarely that fun to be around when it is being serious, critical and nagging. Gees, how fun is that?!? Saturn will be teaching us a thing or two about perfectionism and how to "lighten up" and take a chill pill. We all have Virgo in our Natal Chart on one of our house cusps. So we will all be feeling this squeeze in one of our houses but not as much as a full-blown Virgo. The most important reminder I can give you about trying to be perfect is this . . . Remember what they did to the last guy that was perfect?

"Now get out there, go place yourself UP!
and practice being you."
-- Dr. Loretta Standley

Click the radio pic of me and it will take you directly to www.drstandleylive.com. New broadcasts are posted daily. Read the last two daily messages titled, Your Hidden Talents. Note the first black button in the left green column will always bring you back to the Home Page.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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