Archive: December 2016

Darkness and light always go together

Darkness and light always go together (last new moon of 2016)

December 27, 2016

Filed under: Art, Astrology, Photo, Quotes

On December 29th (at 6:53 UTC) we will have the last new moon of this year 2016. This has been, for many, a difficult year; a year of closures and of ending chapters. As the quote of today points out, darkness and light always go together: it is often from our most difficult periods and […]

Reiki Healing Christmas gift

Reiki Healing Christmas gift

December 25, 2016

Filed under: Art, Photo

Jyothi will be sending out REIKI energy distance healing on December 26th as a Christmas present for you. Join this Facebook event to be included https://www.facebook.com/events/395070967506310/ Feel free to share the love to reach others who need this. PS – The photo of this fresco representing Archangel Michael was shot in the church that we […]

Bring forth the light every day

Bring forth the light

December 23, 2016

Filed under: Art, Photo

Winter has arrived, Christmas is approaching and, at the Sanctuary of Joy, we are busy both making the new place our own as well as exploring and discovering (or in some cases re-discovering) the surroundings. Legend says that the ancient town of Sutri (just a few miles away from where we live) was founded by […]

Nature is my temple

Nature is my temple

December 19, 2016

Filed under: Art, Photo

If you have been following us, you might know we have recently bought a country home in Italy, where we are now living. This is situated in a town/village called ‘Soriano nel Cimino’, which takes its name from Mount Cimino and it is located half-way to the mountain top. On the top of the mountain […]

Oracle Cards

Oracle cards for the weekend December 17th-18th, 2016

December 18, 2016

Filed under: Oracle cards, Photo

We picked some cards for you! As usual, the interpretations you can read below are our own (not verbatim from the deck’s booklets). Note: If you have been following us, you might know we have recently bought a country home in Italy [if not, read more on http://www.sanctuaryofjoy.org/en/sanctuary-of-joy-new-home-in-italy/ ]. Today’s Oracle cards have been pulled […]

December 14th's Full Moon: an invite to walk on the unbeated path

December 14th’s Full Moon: an invite to walk on the unbeated path

December 13, 2016

Filed under: Art, Astrology, Photo

The upcoming Full Moon of December 14th, the last full moon of this complex year (2016) is a moon of culmination, of getting out of a difficult period, of looking for new horizons and reaching out for a new beginning. 2016 was a ‘9’ year, numerologically representing the end of a cycle, whereas the upcoming […]

It's important that we shouldn't be slaves to technology; it should help us

We shouldn’t be slaves to technology; it should help us

December 9, 2016

Filed under: Art, Photo, Quotes

Today’s photo shows the view from the roof of our new location of the Sanctuary of Joy in Italy [read more on http://www.sanctuaryofjoy.org/en/sanctuary-of-joy-new-home-in-italy/ ] It’s wonderful to be surrounded by nature: there is very little ‘civilization’ noise, light and electro-magnetic pollution here, and we can enjoy the view of wonderful starry skies at night, take […]

Saint Nicholas protects us

Saint Nicholas protects us

December 5, 2016

Filed under: Art, Photo

Today’s photo was taken in 2012, in Bari (Apulia, Italy), on our last weekend trip within Italy before we moved to the United States. Saint Nicholas (San Nicola in Italian) is the patron saint of the city of Bari. Saint Nicholas, celebrated on December 5th (or 6th, depending on the country) is a saint that […]

Tarot card reading and astrological tips for December 2016

Tarot card reading and astrological tips for December 2016

December 1, 2016

Filed under: Monthly Reading, Tarot

This month we used the Angel Tarot by Doreen Virtue and Radleigh Valentine (published by Hay House). For the beginning of the month we pulled the ‘The Chariot‘. A milestone has been reached – maybe some achievement or recognition. Or just a new phase. The chariot symbolizes movement – in fact it speaks of the […]



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