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ARCHIVED DAILY MESSAGES
FROM DR. STANDLEY
OCTOBER 2007

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NUTTIN' BUT LOVE BABY!


AudioOsiyo or 'Siyo [Hello in Cherokee]

Well super-dooper early this morning I received a phone call from my mom that she, my Aunt Jackie, my Aunt Joyce (mom's two sisters), my cousin Cynthia and my cousin Cody were going to be rolling through St. Louis this morning on their way to Denver. So when they arrived I had my famous hot off the grill ranch-hand breakfast waiting for them. Now that I have visited with family during this Cancer (home and family) Moon and I wrote your daily horoscopes for tomorrow (Wednesday) I'm going to ram-jam over to my daughter Karmen's because my grandson "Big Tree" has a lead role in the school Halloween play tonight. He's a mummy! Is that too cute?!? We're all dressing up as mummies tomorrow night. His Jupiter in Leo in his 10th house is already revealing itself and who knows, with that awesome Leo/Jupiter placement he could be the next George Clooney of his generation!

Here's the little Rising Sign / Sun Sign lesson today. If I wrote your Natal Chart then you should know what the relationship looks like when you have the Rising Sign of someone else's Sun Sign. So I am a Cancer Rising and my mom is a Cancer and today the Moon happens to be in moody, sensitive and emotional Cancer. When my mom called and told me that they were about 15 minutes away I said, "Mom, just one thing, the Moon is in Cancer today, so remember you are a Cancer and I am a Cancer Rising." Now folks a Rising Sign / Sun Sign relationship can be quite a challenge if you are not in tune with each other. Mom laughed and said, "Oh, its a Good thing you told me because I was going to pinch you right when I walked in the door." Then we fell out laughing. Now folks that can be a literal statement for the uninformed but mom and I are informed and we choose to laugh it off and be fully aware that it is our choice to embrace our coupled energy along with the Moon today as a maternal, Loving and nurturing time rather than crabby, moody, overly-sensitive and emotional. Mom and I consciously and deliberately choose the Loving side of our relationship. And this afternoon . . I get to do it all over again with my son-in-law Larry because he is also a Loving Cancer. When we speak it outloud and we are fully aware of this energy then we have nuttin' but Love baby, nuttin' but Love. What do your Rising Sign / Sun Sign relationships look like? Are they nuttin' but Love?

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

If you haven't gotten off your 'Rumpelstiltskin' and listened to my online radio show what the heck are you waiting for? Click and listen. Read the last daily message titled, Compart-mental-ize! Don't forget to your daily Spiritual Progression Path.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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COMPART-MENTAL-IZE!


AudioOsiyo or 'Siyo [Hello in Cherokee]

Good morning folks! I have been typing so much that I may have typed my fingerprints off! I am working this Mercury (mental) Retrograde like you would not believe!

Keep in mind that Mercury rules the 3rd house of communication, writing, mental abilities, basic education from 1st to 12th grade, early learning, the immediate environment, short journeys, local travel and travel within your own country. It also rules neighbors, siblings and extended siblings such as cousins, nieces and nephews.

Mercury also rules Virgo and the 6th house of daily life, health, hygiene, food, work ethic, employees, service, skills, servants, small animals, clothing and sickness. It is about the service you give to others and your daily habits. This house rules daily routine, the working environment, skills, pets, animals and service.

Since Mercury Retrograde lasts until November 1st (this Thursday), I have been cleaning, clearing and wrapping up old business like the organized Gemini and North Node Virgo that I am. Contrary to popular belief, we Gemini's are very organized because we live our lives severely spontaneously and we have to be ready to rumble at a moment's notice, so being organized is a must. We don't have time to look for our keys! We also have the gift to compart'mental'ize and this includes compart'mental'izing our brain. It's a gift! Why do you think I call myself a 'Mentator'. Even the web address www.mentator.com points to this website. YEP! Mentator, that's ME! Interestingly enough, we Gemini's are the brainiac, the mental, mind and intellect sign of the zodiac. That's why we are so dang curious that we get into trouble. (winky wink) And that's why we can jam so much information into our brain because we compart-mental-ize it. The analytical Virgo compart-mental-izes as well in their detail, nit-picky and methodical way.

Having said that, remember that you too have a house in your Natal Chart that is ruled by Mercury and you have to COMPART-MENTAL-IZE! Wherever Gemini or Virgo is in your Natal Chart that is where you are just like a Gemini or a Virgo. Make sense? Look at your house cusps and if I wrote your Natal Chart I wrote a section called, "The Houses" that tells you exactly which house is ruled by Gemini and Virgo.

All weekend I have been behind the scenes compart'mental'izing this site. I have been re-organizing it because it is very old business and Saturn moving through Virgo in my Natal Chart 3rd house right now requires me to be more disciplined, responsible and structured in this 3rd house of communication. So why not get this old business taken care of during Mercury Retrograde. If I don't re-organize and structure myself in this area of my Life, then Saturn will kick my Rumpelstiltskin all over the place. So, the busier this site gets, the more I have to adjust and re-adjust to handle the load. I have to be more structured and disciplined and the best way to do that is to COMPART-MENTAL-IZE!

By the way, if you have a Gemini or Virgo child, teach them to compart'mental'ize in their studies and they will be a WHIZ-KID! And the best thing you can give a Gemini or Virgo is something that will organize them or help them to compart-mental-ize. Remember my Daily Message called, "The Brain Dump". Compart'mental'izing is how I ended up sailing through Biochemistry. ROCK ON BABY!

You will notice later today that the horoscopes will be coming from the new e-mail address horoscopes@drstandley.com. Anything regarding horoscopes should be directed to this e-mail address. On the prayer list page there is a new e-mail address to send prayer requests - prayerlist@drstandley.com. All health areas of this site the e-mails for health questions are being directed to - healthquestion@drstandley.com. For the NEW! Link Exchange button all e-mails are being directed to - linkmanager@drstandley.com. And then if you want to e-mail me directly, then use drstandley@drstandley.com. See how I am compart'mental'izing this site and my thoughts to keep me focused rather than scattering through e-mails that jump from one subject to another from one second to the next?

HOW'S THAT FOR COMPART'MENTAL'IZING?

By compart'mental'izing the e-mail addresses I can stay in a certain mindset when answering e-mails rather than jumping all over the place. An out of their mind Gemini is just not cool folks. We Gemini's are a walking-party but being out of our mind can squash the fun real quick! oooh, then that other personality comes out! YIKES-OH! But then again, you probably know a Gemini or two and know exactly what I mean. (winky wink) Oh yeah, we Gemini's can and will bite when we get 'scatter-brained'. Our brain seeks organization and compart'mental'ization. It's like a Libra always seeking balance, or an Aquarius always seeking independence and freedom or a Scorpio always seeking intimacy and passion.

The moral of this story is I want you to dive into your Life head first (because that's mental) and into your Natal Chart and compart'mental'ize the houses that are ruled by Gemini and Virgo. Again, look at your house cusps and if I wrote your Natal Chart then there is a section called, "The Houses" that tells you exactly which house is ruled by Gemini and Virgo.

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

If you haven't gotten off your 'Rumpelstiltskin' and listened to my online radio show what the heck are you waiting for? Click and listen. Read the last daily message titled, Country Line Dancing. Don't forget to your daily Spiritual Progression Path.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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COUNTRY LINE DANCING


AudioOsiyo or 'Siyo [Hello in Cherokee]

Thursday night Julie (Libra) and I (Gemini) went country line dancing and I realized something about myself that I hadn't seen so clearly before. I was so excited about doing this because I had been wanting to do it for so long even though I don't particularly enjoy country music. It's just not my style of music. I'm a rocker from way back. So I pull on my rockin' knee-high Evan Picone water galoshes and off we went across the river to Belleville, Illinois to the Moose Lodge. Julie and I are always early and never late and as usual we arrived about 25 minutes early. We always like to be the first to arrive and the last to leave.

So we go into the banquet hall where the dancing was going to be, paid our fee and then decided to go into the bar and wait for her friends. The bartender told us that we had to be a member or a guest of a member in order to be served. So Julie, being the social butterfly of the zodiac that she is asks a couple of the guys sitting at the bar if they knew her friend and they said, "Yeah, we know him, he was our mail man." So Julie says, "Well can we be your guest until he arrives?" At that, Julie smiles, looks at the bartender and places our order. We had a blast sitting there talking with everyone and when her friends arrived they heard us laughing and quickly found us.

When the dancing started 'the newbies' were instructed to stay in the middle line and this way we could watch the steps from all angles. I was all excited and ready to rumble in my knee-high rubber boots when all of the sudden the dancing starts and I couldn't get one single step right. And I mean not one single step and it wasn't because of the frosty beverage either. I just couldn't march to the beat of the same drum as everyone else. I probably looked like a deer in the headlights as I was thinking, "Oh, no no no - this is not me!" Everyone was turning, kicking, hitching and touching their heel to the place they were suppose to and all I wanted to do was break out and do my own thing, even if it was country music. Remember my Daily Message back in April 2006 called, "The Mystery Dancer?" Well that's still me! And I still dance everyday to Elton John's "Grey Seal" just because I Love that song and it makes me happy to dance to it. It's faced paced, full of Life and highly charged just like me. Not to mention its a great calorie burn.

Well after that first dance, I was done! And I mean D.O.N.E. Done! I had no desire to fall in line, do the same thing, turn on queue, file in, step in time and be sequential. I still had a raging great time because everyone else was having a great time. It just wasn't my thing and it was just a bit too robotic and military for this "dance to the beat of my own drum" Gemini. Hey, no offense folks, if you enjoy country line dancing, that's awesome! But now I know, I don't like it and I'm glad that I did it for all of the ten minutes that I did. And you know what, I'm going back because I had so much fun. I just don't need to country line dance to have a Good time because the people there were so much fun. I mean we had a blast! The funniest part is Julie and I left with applications to join the Moose Lodge and we'll be turning them in next week.

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

If you haven't gotten off your 'Rumpelstiltskin' and listened to my online radio show what the heck are you waiting for? Click and listen. Read the last daily message titled, Link Exchange. Don't forget to your daily Spiritual Progression Path.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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LINK EXCHANGE


AudioOsiyo or 'Siyo [Hello in Cherokee]

Before I get into the Daily Message today, I want to direct your eyes over to the NEW Link Exchange button in the left green column. I woke up this morning with a gargantuan DLG (Download from God) that I needed to do this, so I did it. There's no time like the present and when it comes to DLGs, I don't stand around and argue with myself wondering if I should do it or not. I know what I heard and so it is done! BOOM! I just GO! All of the black buttons in the left green column are in alphabetical order with the exception of the first two buttons so this NEW Link Exchange button shouldn't be that hard to find. So here's the deal folks, if you have a website and you want to trade links with me, I have left the code for you to do just that. I'm a visual person so I like pictures and I think you will receive more visitors if someone can click on a picture. This website is now ranked at 140,724 out of over 108,810,358. According to the Netcraft Web Server Survey of February 2007, which is a widely respected survey, there were 108,810,358 distinct websites in the world at that time. The lower your number, the higher your rank. Obviously the goal is to be Number 1 and as of this writing www.yahoo.com holds that spot. I also have a higher than average page rank. Having said that, when it comes to driving traffic to your website, you definitely want to link up with me baby! Oh yeah! I have worked my tail off over the past 7 years (even though enough of my tail is still there, winky wink) and now you can benefit from all of that hard work by trading links with me. GEEZ LOUISE, when God has a plan, he definitely has a plan and we all get to benefit. IT'S A GET TO!

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

If you haven't gotten off your 'Rumpelstiltskin' and listened to my online radio show what the heck are you waiting for? Click and listen. Read the last daily message titled, Wide Open Wonderment Don't forget to your daily Spiritual Progression Path.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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WOW! - WIDE OPEN WONDERMENT


AudioOsiyo or 'Siyo [Hello in Cherokee]

Watching the devastating infernos in Southern California coupled with my friend Christine's recent house fire has caused me to take pause and stare at my Life in WOW (wide-open-wonderment). I am in full-blown-agape-mode looking at all of my possessions and WOW-ing (wide-open-wondering), 'So what about this stuff?' How do I "feel" about these things and what would I take with me if I had to make a decision in an instant? Do you know how fast an instant is folks? It is sudden . . in more than a jiffy . . faster than a New York minute . . and immediately, if not sooner. That my little chickadees, is an instant. WOW!

Since Mercury is retrograde right now until November 1st, this is a time of clearing, getting rid of the past and reorganizing your Life. Yesterday as I was WOW-ing about how my possessions made me "feel," instantly a WOW of a feeling came over me. I called my buddy Steve (Aquarius) and asked if he could help me take my couch to St. Vincent DePaul Society. It was a small cute little couch that I called, "the baby couch." I just Loved the "baby couch" but because of the way it made me "feel," it had to instantly go. I was sentimentally attached to the "baby couch" but not the kind of sentiment that me feel Good. Steve came over, we loaded up the "baby couch" and in a flash we took off along with a few other items that needed to move along their spiritual progression path simply because of the way they made me "feel."

My WOW (wide-open-wonderment) was not at all about
what I would take with me;
it was about what I needed to release. WOW!
- Dr. Loretta Standley

When Steve brought me back home I noticed that the trash bins were still sitting perfectly side by side. Instantly I WOW-d (wide-open-wondered) why the Sanitation Engineers (it's a noble profession and should be respected as such) had not yet been by to empty the bins. Instantly I ran inside and gathered some other items that I was sentimentally attached to for all the wrong reasons that just needed to be trashed. These things did not need to be given away, they needed to be trashed for my own spiritual progression path. I was acting and reacting so quickly and instanteously you would have thought the Moon was in Aries (a fire sign) yesterday and not Pisces. When I heard the roar of the sanitation truck down the street a lump settled into my throat and I kept saying to myself, "please hurry, please hurry" because I wanted them to empty the bins before I changed my mind. Letting go was so dang hard to do but it was necessary for me to move on to a new chapter of my Life. I stood in my window watching the bins being shaken violently upside down by the big steel arm on the sanitation truck until every last bit of contents was emptied. In a WOW of an instant, it was done.

Interestingly enough, today the Moon is in Aries which is a time of new beginnings and a time to start something NEW! As I have stated in each and every one of your daily horoscopes for today and tomorrow, since the Moon is in Aries (new beginnings) and is taking place during Mercury Retrograde (clearing the past) it is best to release something in order to be open to something NEW! In other words, to be open to WOW! That creates a WOW of a new beginning in a round-about way. Normally we would all be starting something brand NEW during an Aries Moon such as starting a new business, signing a new document, starting a new health regimen or embracing a new attitude. Today and tomorrow it is different; you need to release any negative emotions associated with the past in order to be open to the NEWNESS that is certain to come your way. WOW - now I'm ready!

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

If you haven't gotten off your 'Rumpelstiltskin' and listened to my online radio show what the heck are you waiting for? Click and listen. Read the last daily message titled, What Are Friends For? Don't forget to your daily Spiritual Progression Path.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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WHAT ARE FRIENDS FOR?


AudioOsiyo or 'Siyo [Hello in Cherokee]

As many of you know, when I was in Cherokee I had written that a very close friend of mine's house had burned down. Before I decided to write this Daily Message, I did call my friend Christine (Aquarius) to ask if I could write about this because it was her house that had burned. Thank God Christine's insurance company is taking very Good care of her and she will be back in her house by late spring. There are so many lessons in this experience for all of us, especially the value of friendship.

Being such a close group of friends we wanted to do something special for Christine that would show how much we Love her and what she means to us. So this past Saturday night 'The Friends' gathered at Sue (Cancer) and Bob's (Gemini) house so we could give some physical memories back to Christine that she had lost in the fire. After all, where one of us goes, so goes the rest of us; therefore, we all had plenty of physical memories to share.

We all individually prepared huge baskets loaded with memories of days gone by. I gave Christine a basket filled with memories from our trips together from the Celtic Festivals, Kansas City, New Orleans, Dallas, Cherokee, camping, church and the fundraisers. On one trip to Dallas to visit Peg (Libra) we found the motherload of one of our favorite stores called "Tuesday Mornings." This wasn't the usual Tuesday Morning in a strip mall. It was a huge warehouse where the three of us screamed like little girls when we saw it. Peg was so excited about the motherload she had to call her mom back in St. Louis!

Within minutes of walking in the front door Christine and I were sifting through the purses. I had found a pink purse that was just about as gorgeous as a woman who appreciates purses could imagine. I said, "Christine, this purse would look great on your shoulder!" Christine put it on her shoulder and then I found a canary yellow purse that I liked and put it on my shoulder. The more Christine and I walked around, the more I kept eyeing the pink purse on her shoulder. Then I said, "Christine, dang I really like that pink purse. Wanna trade?" Being the trooper that Christine is, she said, "Sure!" Then she said that she had one similar to it at home, which I remembered once she said it so I didn't feel too guilty about wanting to trade after all. (winky wink)

Well Julie (Libra) knew the story of the pink purse so when we were at my place the other night coming up with ideas of what to put in our baskets Julie shouts out, "The pink purse!" We both let out a belly laugh and I yelled, "Nooooooo! Not the pink purse!" So the pink purse became one of the items in the basket, along with a Crucifix to replace the one on her wall, palm leaves from Palm Sunday, a Rosary, a picture of Denny Crane from the TV show Boston Legal, tennis balls and a tennis racket, a souvenir pin from Jazz Fest in New Orleans, a map to Memphis, a poncho that she gave to me that she bought on a trip to Portugal, a t-shirt from one of our fundraisers with our group logo on it and lots of other wonderful memorabilia. Since I was in Cherokee when I learned of the fire, I was able to get her a new hand painted Indian leather belt to replace the one she bought in Cherokee last year and my mom made her some new beaded necklaces to replace what she had lost.

Julie's husband John (Sagittarius) who had passed two years ago had given Christine a cuckoo clock that he bought on one of his trips to Germany. Well John had bought two cuckoo clocks so Julie put the other cuckoo clock in her basket. John was Christine's best male friend and had known John years before Julie and John had met and married. Christine had a wonderful picture of John sitting on her desk in a ratty old lime green jacket he used to wear. So Julie put the ratty lime green jacket in the basket as well. Julie is our resident photographer and has literally thousands of pictures of all our escapades. So Julie put a thick empty photo album in the basket with a note that said, "Here is an IOU to any picture I have" along with other wonderful memorable goodies.

One basket after the other we did our best to replace some physical memories that Christine had lost. It was a wonderfully special evening as we were all able to re-live some of those great memories and laugh about what we did together. And the absolute best part of the whole evening? We were able re-live it all with Christine sitting right there with us.

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

If you haven't gotten off your 'Rumpelstiltskin' and listened to my online radio show what the heck are you waiting for? Click and listen. Read the last daily message titled, When Do You Really Know Someone? Don't forget to your daily Spiritual Progression Path.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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WHEN DO YOU REALLY
'KNOW' SOMEONE?


AudioOsiyo or 'Siyo [Hello in Cherokee]

So when do you ever really know someone or anyone for that matter? I think you can get to know someone in a flash merely by witnessing how they act and react under pressure. Whether that action or reaction is directed at you or someone else, you will have all the information you need to tell exactly what their nature is at that exact point in their Life. Then you "get to" decide how you want to handle yourself in response or if you want to engage with that person further. Not to mention, do you really want to share your secrets with that person if there is an indicator of rage, vindictiveness, abuse, dishonesty or disloyalty?

I was talking with a woman once who was telling me about an accident she was in where she was rear-ended. Apparently a husband and a wife were driving in separate cars side by side when the husband slammed into this woman from behind. The wife jumps out of the car and runs over to her husband's car and starts screaming at him; neverminding to ask either her husband or the woman who was hit if they were okay. So this is how she handles herself under pressure with her husband? Geez, what's she like at home?

I was chatting with a man on the phone once when I heard him say to someone else, "What did you say to me?" Then he said to me, "Let me call you back." When he called back I asked what happened. He said that he was pulling out of a parking spot when a woman pushing a child in a cart yelled curse words at him because she thought he was going to back into her. He jumped out of the car and started cursing back at the woman. The profanity this man used left me nearly speechless and folks, that's pretty dang hard to silence me. I said, "You didn't really say that to her, did you?" He said, "Yeah, I don't care if she's with her kid or not. She didn't care how she talked in front of her kid so neither did I!" As I recall, he even threatened her. So this is how he handles himself under pressure with women and children? Geez, what's he like at home?

I was dating a man once who had just gotten a divorce. They had no children together, she had already moved out of state and often times when having to deal with his former wife while tying up loose ends, this man would go into what I call a "funk," which is sulking, pouting and self-pity. Yeah, it was as unattractive as it sounds. This man could not confront anything that was remotely challenging. Whenever he was mildly stressed or distressed over anything, there he'd go, into "the funk" and become completely non-communicative. So was this was the level of communcation that I had to look forward to?

"You never really know anyone,
until you know how they treat you, under pressure."
-- (Dr. Loretta Standley)

While it is easy enough to point fingers at others for their behavior under pressure, it is also important to look at our own behavior to see how we treat people under pressure as well. This is where our true nature will be revealed but that in no way means that it cannot be changed. I for one used to be a "royal hot head" and as pompous and arrogant as they came. I can tell you straight up that it wasn't working for me. I started asking those closest to me how they "read" me because I wanted to change. I wanted blunt force in my face feedback, even if it hurt. I wanted to change and I wanted to confront my own inner rage because I knew exactly who and what I didn't want to look like. I wanted to be woman enough to knock the chip off my own shoulder. Now, my spirit is much more gentle, tender and feminine. Granted, it took some practice to be a better me and now very few things rub me the wrong way. Talk about calming my spirit!

So while I firmly believe, "You never really know anyone, until you know how they treat you, under pressure," no one really knows you either until they see how you treat them . . under pressure.

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

If you haven't gotten off your 'Rumpelstiltskin' and listened to my online radio show what the heck are you waiting for? Click and listen. Read the last daily message titled, Full Circle Moment. Don't forget to your daily Spiritual Progression Path.

AudioDenadagohvyu ['Until we meet again' in Cherokee]

A bazillion blessings~ Dr. Loretta Standley

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FULL CIRCLE MOMENT


AudioOsiyo or 'Siyo [Hello in Cherokee]

While I was in Cherokee I kept wondering why I was there for three weeks. Why did it work out to three weeks? I'm a gal who sees "3" as a very important number in my Life. As I have written in a previous Daily Message, "Once I realize change needs to occur or karma needs to be repaid, whether that be changing a light bulb, changing my attitude or asking for forgiveness, I give myself 3 minutes, 3 hours, 3 days or 3 weeks to make that change."

I had gone to Cherokee because I had jury duty and as I told you in a previous Daily Message I was the only one out of 79 jurors who was not even called into the box to be questioned. Every single juror had their number called to be questioned, except me. This didn't surprise me at all because innately I knew that I wasn't going to be picked for any jury. Even a guy from Washington State and a girl from Montana were called into the box and picked for a jury. For five days I sat there without a word watching and listening to the cases being called as jury selection went on.

Once the weekend rolled around I called my daughter Karmen to see if my son-in-law Larry was going out of town on business the following week because if he was, then I would head on home. I always stay with Karmen and help out with my grandson "Big Tree" taking him back and forth to school when Larry goes out of town. Since Karmen is in nursing school and has clinicals at 6:30 AM, having that extra hand is necessary. Larry had no trips scheduled that week. I even offered to come back to St. Louis and pick up "Big Tree" because the festival was the week after that and we could drive back down together. Both Larry and Karmen said to just enjoy my stay for another two weeks because he had no trips scheduled. So I did.

As the end of week three started nearing and the festival was going on, I wondered, "So why three weeks? Why am I still here? Then my cousin asked me if I wanted to be a judge for one of the contests at the festival. They wanted judges with no personal bias and who didn't know any of the contestants. As myself and two other judges were picking the winner for this particular contest, a conversation with my niece flashed in my mind who was picked for one of the jury's two weeks earlier. She said, "No matter what we decided someone was not going to be happy." At that exact moment of coming to a decision during the contest, I was having a full circle moment. I went down to Cherokee to be on a jury panel and ended up being on a three judge panel. There's that "3" again.

Since that time I have taken the opportunity to look closer at my decisions, judgments, agreements, opinions, findings and rulings based on the evidence I am given. It was a wonderful opportunity to look at how I arrive at a decision and if I'm comfortable standing in that decision once I have made it, even if others aren't all that happy with it.

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

I will also post more radio broadcasts on my radio website www.drstandleylive.com. If you haven't gotten off your 'Rumpelstiltskin' and listened yet, what the heck are you waiting for? Click and listen Until tomorrow . . .

Read the last daily message titled, Finish Your Work. 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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FINISH YOUR WORK!


AudioOsiyo or 'Siyo [Hello in Cherokee]

When I was in Cherokee, NC for three weeks just a week ago, I spent a lot of time in the local coffee shop working. Just as everyone else got up and went off to work, so did I. My office just happened to be the Tribal Grounds coffee shop and in my spontaneous and unscheduled working world, I get to say when, where and how long I will work. It's all a big fat choice. I get to say how far the rabbit hole goes. (A little Matrix thrown in there . . . winky wink).

Since the internet never closes, I never really do get a day off except for camping or hunting trips when I absolutely cannot get online. And you know me by now, if I can get online while camping, then I'm getting online. I still somehow manage to return e-mails on the Blackberry and return crisis phone calls even if I'm standing with my head tilted a certain way trying to get that signal from the nearest tower in a gas station parking lot or a fishing dock. One day out of pocket for me can mean three days of catching up on e-mails and phone calls and we all end up behind. I'm too North Node Virgo (Type-A) for that! But then again, since I am a Gemini and enjoy flying by the seat of my pants, I have permanently attached butterfly wings so it works for me and I LOVE IT! As crazy as it may seem, it is perfectly normal for me. Since the internet never closes, I always have to be aware of time zones because my Sunday is always someone else's Monday. I'm grateful that I have understanding friends and family, so when I disappear for a brief period of time, they know I'll be back like quicksilver and in a flash.

When in Cherokee I always stay at my Aunt Jackie's (mom's sister, who feels more like a sister to me). Each morning before I went to "the office" I would go over to my sister Ahinawake's house and have an hour of bonding time with her before she left for work. Then I would walk across the street and say "Good morning" to my mom and dad, then I would drive up the street and stop at Uncle George's (mom's brother) and chat with him and then off to "the office" (Tribal Grounds) I would go. Since I am a Cancer Rising (home and family) you can see my family still comes first. This wonderfully HUGE wi-fi coffee shop sits right on the Ocunaluftee River so I could walk out on to the deck and smell the mountain air in between answering e-mails and chat on the Blackberry with clients.

This brings me to my point, what if I started to plow and then stopped short or half way simply because I was scared, lazy or both? There's a scripture for that ya' know. Or because getting online in the mountains was just too much of a challenge? What if I pulled any excuse why I couldn't be online for three weeks? What if I didn't give this website my all, which of course happens from time to time. Hey, I'm me, it happens! What if I wanted all of this fly by the seat of my pants freedom but didn't want to do the work that it takes to get me there. And quite honestly, it's not even work because I Love it!

Granted folks, there is a price to pay for this freedom but it is worth it to me, so I do it. I chat with people from all over the world on a daily basis who want so much but don't want to do the work. The excuse is typically, "fear". My response is, "Phooey! You have already failed simply by not doing anything. Use another excuse but don't use that excuse on me or yourself. You sound pretty brave to me standing in all that fear." Not to mention I know you aren't talking to God when you are standing in fear . . you are talking to the other guy.

The way I see it, I was given the gift of gab by God to talk through any means I can find available to me -- this website, e-mail, phone, blackberry, my book, my radio show, intuitive readings, health consults, the e-course, etc. What am I going to say, "Oh no thank you God, you can have that gift back because I choose fear and laziness. It's just too hard." Hmmmmm . . have you ever given a gift to someone out of Love that you thought was wonderful and they gave it back to you or worse yet, they were ungrateful? How did that make you feel? Can you imagine if Jesus said, "You know what Father, I don't want to do this, it's just too dang hard. Find someone else. I quit!" Instead He said, "I have finished the work that You have given me to do."

"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 daily message titled, My Rumpelstiltskin! 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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MY RUMPELSTILTSKIN


AudioOsiyo or 'Siyo [Hello in Cherokee]

Good Evening Folks! I finally slept in my own bed last night after being away for an entire month. After I returned from three weeks in Cherokee, NC I went straight to my daughter Karmen's house and stayed there until Sunday. I'm rested (still not unpacked yet) but ready to rumble. Then again, I haven't really fully unpacked since the first weekend in May. Yesterday I had a very full Sunday as I became the proud godmother of my friends Tina and Jeff's twin girls (Mia and Sofia). It is interesting how I am the grandmother of twins and the godfather is the father of twins. Strange how that happens huh? It hadn't dawned on Tina and Jeff until I mentioned it.

I will be updating your Wednesday horoscope this evening because it is important that I stay 'at least' 18 hours ahead of Eastern Time for the New Zealand (Chatham Islands) so they will always receive their horoscopes on time like the rest of the world. It's a crazy Life working in all these different time zones but I'm up for it. Plus, I'm a nit-picky detailed North Node Virgo. If you really think about it, you can easily tell how Saturn in Virgo is influencing my natal 3rd house in Virgo. Saturn is helping me to be more disciplined and structured in this 3rd house of communication and now you all benefit from me becoming more responsible and disciplined in my world-wide communication efforts. Cool huh? I became more disciplined right around the time Saturn went into Virgo because that is when it entered my natal 3rd house. I'm going to voluntarily hold myself more accountable so Saturn doesn't have to kick my 'Rumpelstiltskin' and do it for me.

Folks, never, ever slack when Saturn moves through a specific house in your Natal Chart. I may as well get myself on track and stay two days ahead of schedule so everyone on the planet is on the same page. I will be updating your weekly horoscope tonight as well. I should have them complete by morning if I don't happen to pass out from horoscope-writing-exhaustion. Look for the updated weekly horoscope message in the gray box above. Tomorrow I will resume the Daily Messages that you all have been used to. I will also post more radio broadcasts on my radio website www.drstandleylive.com. If you haven't gotten off your 'Rumpelstiltskin' and listened yet, what the heck are you waiting for? Click and listen Until tomorrow . . .

"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 daily message titled, God Doesn't Make Mistakes, Man Does! 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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GOD DOESN'T MAKE MISTAKES,
MAN DOES!


AudioOsiyo or 'Siyo [Hello in Cherokee]

Suffice it to say, I do not feel the need to be politically correct when using the word "man." Additionally, when I refer to "man" in the title of this Daily Message, I am referring to the totality of all human beings known as "mankind" to include man and wo-man. I've never been much on political correctness simply because I want to know exactly how people talk, so I know exactly how they think, which tells me exactly who they are, even if what they say doesn't sound or feel Good. If you listen close enough, people will tell you exactly who they are and it is at that point that you can either choose to keep your distance or get closer to them.

Today over lunch, my daughter Karmen and I started chatting about Rising Signs when I told her how interesting it was that the Leo/Leo Rising I met in Nashville on Tuesday night was soooooo Leo/Leo Rising. It was truly fascinating to see that she really was this beautiful Lioness, just like another Leo/Leo Rising I had charted and eventually met. I was so nervous about meeting this girl that I actually stabbed myself in the mouth with my fork while eating. We laaaaughed! Then I said, "I'm SO nervous." She said, "You're nervous? Me too!" I told Karmen that if the Leo/Leo called and said that her birth time was wrong, I wouldn't have believed it for a second. She was a definite Leo/Leo. Interestingly enough, the Leo/Leo and my daughter Karmen (a Leo) are born a day apart in the same year, which of course makes them the same age. Both of them may be young but they sure are old!!!

Karmen knows me well enough to know that I do not reveal one thing about another person through my work or otherwise, especially without the other person's permission. I just wouldn't do it. There is just something karmically wrong with that, not to mention it is severely unattractive to be talking about someone else's business when it is no one else's business. And a Leo wouldn't even think about breaking someone else's confidence simply because they value "loyalty." Karmen never even asked what we talked about, we just talked about birth times and rising signs.

This led us into the conversation about birth times. I have had many conversations with people who told me when they were "supposed" to be born. They might have been born two weeks early, one week late or they were a few months premature. For example, Karmen was due two weeks earlier than when she arrived, which would have made her a Cancer. She was two weeks late. I told Karmen, "God didn't make a mistake, man did!" You were calculated to be born from the information I gave the doctor. That's what he was going by, plus all the other calculating factors that "predict" a birth. In other words folks, no matter what, you are born when you were supposed to be born. There is no "should have" or "would have," there is only what is. And what is, is that you are here when you arrived and that is your Truth. You are not a mistake. You were not supposed to be another sign or you would be that sign. I've had people who want me to calculate their Natal Chart based on the date they were due. That is impossible because it is not your Truth. That date does not exist because you arrived at the date, time and location when you did.

Then there are others who believe that if their mother had not had a miscarriage before them, they wouldn't be here today because the other child would be here thereby replacing them. Wrong again! That is a mistake in thinking by "man". You are here and who you are because God is Perfect and knows what He is doing. You can only be "on purpose." The really cool thing is NOTHING stopped you from being born. And here you are, living proof! No matter what "man" does, says or thinks, you are going to arrive when God says you will. PERIOD! God doesn't make mistakes, man does.

"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 daily message titled, Snake Medicine. 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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SNAKE MEDICINE


AudioOsiyo or 'Siyo [Hello in Cherokee]

GREETINGS FROM ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI I have so many insights to share with you while I was in Cherokee but one insight in particular that sticks out in my mind was the 'Snake Medicine' I experienced. As you may know from previous Daily Messages, the Native American practice of 'animal medicine' embraces an awareness that reveals itself when a certain animal crosses our path. The word "medicine" in Native American practice and in the custom of 'animal medicine' refers to the healing aspects that a particular animal brings to our consciousness. This would mean anything that supports, strengthens, restores, empowers, or revives the spiritual body, as well as the physical body. Once we are aware of what a certain animal represents, then we can take the necessary steps to create changes in our Life according to that awareness.

Being nestled in the Great Smokey Mountains it is fairly common to come across different 'animal medicine'. One morning I was coming down the road from my Aunt Jackie's house and thought I saw 'Snake Medicine' lying on the pavement near the edge of the road. I quickly braked and put the car in reverse. But before I stepped on the gas to back-up, I rolled up my window and then giggled knowing this was silly as if to think the 'Snake Medicine' would rise up and jump in the car.

I thought my reaction was interesting for someone who claims not to be afraid of anything, so I sat there for a moment considering what this 'Snake Medicine' wanted me to know. Then I backed up beside the 'Snake Medicine' and mentated on why I had to see it. I considered that 'Snake Medicine' was one of my totems and represented - transmutation, creation and desire. Remember a few Daily Messages back I told you that Butterfly Medicine is also one of my totems. Well there I sat looking at 'Snake Medicine' wondering if 'Snake Medicine' was dead, which would be referred to as "contrary". Meaning, there would be a deeper and possibly even more serious aspect to the 'Snake Medicine' that I needed to look at.

So there I sat saying outloud to myself, "What? Have I still not shed my old skin? I am always in the process of transmutating, but what now? I am also moving forward on the new things that I want to create. I do have the desire. What are you about 'Snake Medicine'?"

I just sat there looking at 'Snake Medicine' wondering if he was dead "contrary" because he still wasn't moving. Then I pulled forward and backed up. I pulled forward and backed up again. Then I honked and then honked again. Nothing! I wanted to know if it was alive or contrary. Contrary would mean that I was not transmutating, I was not creating and my desire was lost. I honked again! 'Snake Medicine' just laid there . . . still . . . and holding a posture that seemed ready to strike at any moment. Hmmmmm . . there were messages coming through that connected with my spirit on what this new transmutation, creation and desire meant for me.

Later that day I asked several kin who drive up and down that road if the 'Snake Medicine' was there when they came by or was it dead and they removed it. Keep in mind, only kin live on this road. It wasn't smashed like it had been run over, even still . . where did it go?

When my Aunt Jackie returned home from work I asked her if she saw the 'Snake Medicine', and then I shared with her all of the insights that were running through my mind. Without skipping a bit she looked at me oddly and said, "Your the only one I've ever known who has honked at a snake."

"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 daily message titled, Cracker Barrel Here I Come. 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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CRACKER BARREL HERE I COME!


AudioOsiyo or 'Siyo [Hello in Cherokee]

GREETINGS FROM CHEROKEE, NORTH CAROLINA! Well, I finally turn into a pumpkin tomorrow for sure and will be headed back to St. Louis after three weeks here in Cherokee. I ran into a little snafu, which was easily handled and corrected. I'm one of those people that says, "Just handle it for Pete's sake!" so I was able to look at myself "just handling it!" (Funny huh?) I'll fill you in on all of the wonderful DLGs (Downloads from God) and details once I return home, especially the full circle moment I experienced on this trip. Needless to say, I will not be writing a Daily Message tomorrow (Tuesday) because it will be a long travel day. It's a 10-hour drive back to St. Louis, which does not include my curiosity and wonderment stops.

I have this silly little dream of owning a mega-mondo-tour-bus-style RV and driving around the country stopping at all the Cracker Barrels along the way. Even though I have already been to all the Cracker Barrels between St. Louis and Cherokee, I'm still easily distracted by a Cracker Barrel . . . and off the exit I go. Strange, since my Cracker Barrel fascination began, come to find out my dad is buddies with one of the founders of Cracker Barrel, who I met and went on a tour with through the Cracker Barrel headquarters in Lebanon, Tennesee (just outside Nashville). Dang that was cool! Okay, so I'm easily entertained, it's a Gemini thing.

On my way home one of my stops will be in Nashville to meet one of my website visitors who I wrote a chart for and is a Leo/Leo Rising. I just have to meet her for my own "agape wide-open" Gemini curiosity. It's what my astrologer would have wanted, may God rest his soul. Those of you who have been following my writings know that Leo/Leo's are the absolute oldest sign of the zodiac and you just don't run across them everyday, so Nashville will be one of my stops. I have a wonderful little message for her so I'm fairly jazzed about it. Interestingly enough, my astrologer lived in Nashville too (actually Lebanon, Tennessee) and he was also a Leo.

In the meantime, I will be update the Daily Horoscopes as usual. Your Weekly Horoscopes and your Monthly Venus Opportunity have already been updated, so be certain to check them. I'll have your Daily Tuesday Horoscope updated before midnight tonight. (Probably sooner) If you didn't see the pics from my trip . . scroll on down this page. I still have a ton more pics, it's just a time thing at this point. Tonight I'm going to sit up with my mom while she beads necklaces and I type your daily horoscopes for tomorrow. I ALWAYS wear her beadwork.

"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 daily message titled, Respecting Sacred Space. 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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This is a picture of me and Sitting Bull's great grandson Ernie LaPointe taken today (Saturday the 6th). Go to the bookclub on this website and read about Ernie's NEW DVD. Oh - that is NOT a bun on the top of my head, it is someone or something else in the background. Ernie was so kind to point out the false bun and laugh about it.

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This is another picture of me and Sitting Bull's great grandson Ernie LaPointe taken today (Saturday the 6th). Go to the bookclub on this website and read about Ernie's NEW DVD.

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This is Darrin Bark my cousin Dusti's husband carving one of his pottery pieces at the festival. Darrin is a very well known Eastern Cherokee artist whose artwork has made it all the way to White House. More on Darrin later . . .

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This is the canoe I've been telling you about that I'm in Love with and that I'll have carved for me next spring by John Grant. This was actually one of the events at the festival . . . dug out / carved canoes in a race. Of course John's canoe was in the lead.

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Today (Thursday) is Elder's Day here at the Festival and my mom (left) received "The Funniest Comic Elder" Champion Award and her friend Glenda (right) received "The Dancing with the Elders" Champion Award.

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Remember the Canoe that I was telling you about the other day that I was going to have John make for me next spring . . . this is the canoe on display where all the other arts and crafts are on display. That is one deep canoe and wide enough for the perfect cooler. (winky wink) oooh, I can't wait to have my own for me and my grandson "Big Tree" to use and enjoy.

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My dad (Jerry) is standing up in the background, Marie Junaluska background yellow shirt, seated on trailer left to right, (someone's grandson in red), Annie, Geraldine, the Principal Chief Michell Hicks in the white ribbon shirt, my mom Mary seated next to Chief Hicks, Linda seated and Vicky standing up. (Geraldine and Vicky are kin)

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My dad in the driver's seat.

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One of the young Cherokee Braves Football Team . . Go Braves!

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Sequoyah invented the Cherokee Syllabary, a well known picture of Sequoyah is with him wearing a turban, a maroon smoking jacket and smoking a pipe. This is one of the school children dressed as Sequoyah teaching the children the syllabary.

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YEAR OF THE PAINTED BEAR: Bear painted with the Cherokee Syllabary on it and the bear is wearing a turban

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YEAR OF THE PAINTED BEAR: Bear painted with Fish

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YEAR OF THE PAINTED BEAR: Bear painted like an Eagle

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WOLFTOWN FURNITURE: I just Love this mega-mondo chair.
It's like a Lily Tomlin (Edith Ann chair) for Indians.

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YEAR OF THE PAINTED BEAR: I took the parade started. It was hard to decide which side was prettier.

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THUNDER DRUMS: I only know Peggy with the sunvisor on.

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YEAR OF THE PAINTED BEAR: I think this picture is just adorable with the girls and the bear cub ears.

"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 daily message titled, Res pecting Sacred Space. 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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RESPECTING SACRED SPACE


AudioOsiyo or 'Siyo [Hello in Cherokee]

GREETINGS FROM CHEROKEE, NORTH CAROLINA! Now folks, it is very important to know that this Daily Message is being sent in a gentle tone and should not be taken as an attack on anyone. It is merely a dot connection moment in my Life and is not intended to vilify anyone. It is merely an observation that I found fascinating and yet a bit rude as well. Yesterday, at the exact same moment I had two individuals trying to invade or force their way into my personal space. Why both individuals were comfortable with this invasion or justified it in their own mind is a whole other wonderment. Their tactic was different but similar. One individual was a man trying to invade my sacred space in the physical world here at the coffee shop and the other individual was a woman trying to invade my sacred space from cyber world. It was wild to watch this personal bombardament occur from both sides of my Life while asking myself the question, "What? Am I not being clear about my boundaries." Even more, "How did I attract this?"

I am without a doubt a fairly open gal and eager to engage in stimulating conversation or an opportunity for growth with just about anyone. I also don't mind sharing a Good portion of my Life with the world but this does not entitle anyone to all of me. I do not believe in "entitlement," which is a whole other daily message. Let's say you walk into my physical space or enter my world in cyberspace, that does not entitle you to all of me. Just because I share a great deal with you through this daily message does not entitle you to information beyond what I choose to share. I say - who, what, when, where, why and how in my Life. No one else calls the shots in my Life, I do! Even though I was a bit mentally amused as this was occurring, I was unapologetically firm in my response. I do not owe anyone more of me on any level simply because they want more. That's ridiculous! Is nothing sacred anymore?

The lack of respect for my boundaries and sacred space
was quite revealing of my own past invasions in other people's lives.

You have probably heard the phrase, "What part of no don't you understand?" I am of the belief that if I say "No," that does not obligate me to give you an explanation. "No" should be enough ESPECIALLY if we do not personally know each other. I can certainly understand the curiosity that comes forth when standing in front of someone's "No," because it begs the question, "Why not?" . . . but all the same, No means NO!

A man in the coffee shop had walked up to my table as I was working and wondered if he could buy me a cup of coffee. We had spoke briefly to each other the day before out on the deck overlooking the Oconaluftee River and so I said, "Yes, thank you. That would be nice, I'll have a double Cubano." I enjoy living the saying, "Anything worth doing is worth over-doing." That is a Cubano to me. (winky wink) As he walked up to order the coffee/espresso, my e-mail ticker box was clicking every five seconds as it always does (no kidding) and one e-mail was from a woman who was frustrated that I would not share more of the ritual I attended last Friday night wherein I said the ritual was too sacred and personal to share. As she and I bantered back and forth while Mr. Coffee was retrieving our drinks I e-mailed, "I suggest you honor the sacredness of different cultures rather than try to force your way in." She e-mailed back, "Does not the sacred belong to everyone?" I responded with, "What is sacred to one may not be to another? So no, what I hold sacred does not belong to you, it belongs to me." I still find it interesting that she was the ONLY person out of a bazillion e-mails who wanted to trespass my sacred space and kept pushing at me when I was clearly stating, "No!" I would have no more shared my sacred or personal experiences with this particular woman simply because she obviously did not respect my sacred space. Her e-mails continued to reveal certain innuendos and undertones. Plus if I wanted to reveal more in the Daily Message that day, I would have said more about the ritual, I would have said which friend of mines house burned down and I would have said who's funeral I went to on Monday. I reveal certain parts of my Life just to let you know that I can relate to you and also to let you know that I do participate in my Native American culture.

I asked her, "Can we not have anything to ourselves?"

And what about Mr. Coffee? We had a nice visit until I turned down an invitation to go up the street and have a trout lunch with him. Further, I told him that I wanted to get back to work. I thought I made myself clear. The word "no" comes pretty easy for me if I don't want to do something without a guilty bone in body. He must have walked away five times and kept coming back to pressure me until I finally had enough. Just because we had coffee together was not an invitation to cross a boundary. I switched over to my other Gemini personality, opened my intuition and went for the jugular shot. Additionally, I would no more share more of me with that man or that woman than what I did simply because they had a lack of respect for me. Do I even need to mention a lack of trust after pushing to invade a boundary after a firm and definite, "No." If someone does not respect my boundary from the beginning, then that is not someone who will be getting more of me anytime soon. Folks, check your boundaries and whatever you do, safeguard your sacred space because no one has a right 'to more of you' without your permission.

"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 daily message titled, What Will Your Worry Do For Me? 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 Will Your Worry Do For Me?

AudioOsiyo or 'Siyo [Hello in Cherokee]

GREETINGS FROM CHEROKEE, NORTH CAROLINA! Please know that this Daily Message is being written in a gentle tone. I am in the process of writing your daily horoscope right now for tomorrow (Tuesday). Please understand that I will be posting your horoscopes a day early and I have no intention on setting a certain time when this will be accomplished. This butterfly simply rebels against too strict of a schedule. Even though it is 7:30 PM EDT, it is still the day before and I will have them posted before midnight. I enjoy spoiling my little chickadees with early horoscopes posted mid-day but I just can't, or should I say won't commit to a certain time because my rebellious Jupiter in Aquarius (the most freedom-enjoying planet in the most freedom-enjoying sign) kicks in and says, "Don't commit!" Yeah, I'm pretty much like that.

It has been an interesting time since I last wrote to you on Friday. Friday night, I went to a Cherokee ceremonial/ritual, which I believe is much too sacred and private to share with the world and I will just keep it to myself and those who were present. Also this weekend I received word that a very very close friend of mine back in St. Louis, house burned completely down on Saturday. Everyone is fine including the animals. As for today; I went to a funeral with my family. It's been quite a personal weekend and a perfect time to sit in gratitude. So folks, when I'm running a bit late, please do not "worry" about me or send me "worried about you" e-mails.

What will your worry do for me?

I'll tell you what you can send me; you can send me any day of the week tons of prayerful Love and happy energy. I'm all about "Love" and "happy" prayer and thoughts. By now you should all know how I feel about worry, doubt, fear and anxiety. Please do not send me that type of energy because I will refuse it flatly and coldly. Okie Dokie? Just know that I am a human being on the other side of this computer walking my path as the rest of you are doing and sometimes things happen . . but we must keep going. Again, please, do not send me "worried about you" e-mails if the Daily Message or horoscopes are not updated. I'm a big girl and I'm always going to be more than okay because I firmly and whole-heartedly believe in God and I Love Jesus more than any person on the planet!

Believe me, ol' Dr. Standley is just fine
because I walk in Faith, not by sight.

One more tiny note, writing horoscopes has to be the last thing on my list because I have Natal Charts that I write everyday; I also have chart readings and health consultations that I do on a daily basis even while down here in Cherokee, North Carolina. The show must go on! It just has to. All of these things, not to mention my personal Life, have to come before I update the horoscopes. So I'm going to run along now and do my best to complete your weekly horoscopes now that all the charting, readings and consultations are complete for the day. Again, please know that this Daily Message was written in a gentle tone. Tootle-Lu!

"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 daily message titled, What's Next For The Butterfly? 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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