May 2024 Ascension Energies: Being the Light

May's theme: Being the Light

May Keywords: Gateway Connection to Spirit and Higher Self, Dreamwork/Recall, Channelling, Heightened Altered States, Multi-dimensional Consciousness

Chakra Focus: 8th

May Archetypes: The Enchanter/Enchantress (Shadow: Tempter/Temptress)

May’s Cosmic Creative Cycle: Metal - flexibility, selfless impeccability, divine choices

Hello Beautiful Soul!

After strengthening our spiritual connection and being illuminated by cosmic coding in April, we now have the opportunity to “Be the Light” in May through spiritual awakening.

This requires us to move beyond the physical body and into the Higher Mind of the 8th chakra, to finish transmuting the shadow integration that took place last month so that we can free ourselves of looping in trauma and old pain stories.  

Without being connected to the 8th chakra and beyond to the higher 9-12 chakras, we stay earth bound and in a limited paradigm of reality, and continue to loop around in personal patterns. When one is not connected to the 8th chakra and beyond, personal growth is stunted, and soul expansion and spiritual ascension are not possible. 

The 8th (or Rainbow Star) chakra is located just above the head. It interacts and bridges with the Thymus in the body to support spiritual transcendence, and is the gateway to universal consciousness. It supports the integration of the lower realms and chakras with the higher vibrating chakras and dimensions. 

With the 8th chakra, we enter realms transcending the human concept of space and time. This energy centre is said to open access to parallel universes and lives; it gives access to the realm of All That Is and the sphere of potentialities in the making.

Our 8th chakra has a collective Ascension archetype and that is the Enchanter/Enchantress. Its shadow or negative archetype is the Tempter/Temptress.

The Enchanter/Enchantress’ learning is about engaging with Universal Consciousness so that we can “Be the Light”. The Enchantress/Enchanter Archetype allows full and complete alignment with our Highest Truth. It allows us to live in our Higher Heart (which is located in the Thymus) and embody Light and love unconditionally. 

It provides the portal to the 5th, or multi-dimensional energies, so that we can interpret divine guidance by assisting us to be fully feeling and integrate multi-dimensional consciousness with grace and surrender. This consciousness, guidance, and shadow healing can come in the form of dreams, channelling, mystical experiences, heightened alter states, meditation and shamanic journeying, and allows us to break cycles of trauma, conditioning and emotional repression.

Unresolved trauma, conditioning and emotional stunting suppress the subconscious, affecting the function of the Thymus. This therefore impacts connection to our 8th chakra, impeding us from aligning with a greater sense of who we are and why we are here.  

Embodying this archetype aids us in attuning to the higher messages about the changes we need to make in our lives via spiritual wisdom. It also supports us to strengthen our contact/connection/attunement with the collective consciousness of humanity, the planet and the universe.  The Enchanter/Enchantress also allows for reclamation of our power, courage and responsibility in service to the higher good. 

For more about how you will experience spiritual awakening this month and to support yourself watch my video below! 

Learn more about the collective Ascension archetypes of the Enchanter/Enchantress and Tempter/Temptress in my Oracle card deck.  Explore these two archetypes and their 8th chakra influence on you in my in depth course: Navigating Spiritual Embodiment

In service and divine liberation,


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Enchanter/Enchantress Essence or Elixir: vibrationally and physically supports full and complete alignment with your Highest Truth. It allows you to live in your Higher Heart and embody Light and love unconditionally. It provides a portal to the 5th, or multi-dimensional energies, by assisting you to be fully feeling and integrate multi-dimensional consciousness with grace and surrender, increasing metaphysical attunement. Best taken at bedtime.

Metal Element Essence: vibrationally supports humility, service, the embodiment of yourself as a spiritual being, releasing and transforming your grief into life experience, flexibility of will and a willingness to learn lessons related to inner power, ensuring your actions are in alignment with your values, knowing you always have a choice, living authentically, being courageous, and walking your talk.

Galactic Shapeshifter Essence: vibrationally supports you to fulfil the role that you play in certain learning, in humble service to others, in your everyday challenges that test your determination, and to walk this path so that you get to the heart of who you are, as you traverse the Galactic Hero's Journey in the New Earth paradigm.

How Herbal Archetype Elixirs, Archetype Essences and Ascension Essences help you and which ones to choose are on my FAQ Page. Or deep dive to learn how to test yourself and others for these products in my Self-Mastery Portal Courses

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May psychospiritual and physical symptoms: 

Continue to make health and wellness, including mental health a priority - we need to do this and make it the new normal, as the body/mind will continue to change at a rapid rate. So we cannot push anymore…the body needs most of its energy for these incredible internal shifts that are happening as we become homo luminous…beings of light and vibration.

Primary symptoms: psychic &/or emotional congestion, emotional and sensory overwhelm, intellectual/emotional conflict, escapism, spaciness, dizziness, headache, ungrounded, lacking motivation/ courage /responsibility, existential crisis, directionless, disconnection, lethargic, lacking clarity, ego-based focus, over focused on earthly matters, lack of spiritual surrender & trust, mistrust of divine order, skin issues, large intestine issues (constipation/diarrhea).

Secondary symptoms: stiff neck, sore throat, ear infection/plugged ears, thyroid fluctuation, low immune issues (especially Thymus related), tail bone or lower back pain, achiness, gut tension, digestive issues, leg/feet/knee issues, adrenal fatigue, ear buzzing/ringing, dizziness, restless sleep, needing more sleep, low mood, anger, frustration, neck/shoulder pain, hip issues, weight gain. Inability to lose weight, weight fluctuation, feeling drained, intense dreams, sinus issues, kidney issues, feeling stressed, interdimensional/lucid dreaming, shifts in perception of your reality, crawly brain, up and down energy

Areas more affected this month: Thymus, endocrine system, head, neck, throat, large intestine, legs, knees, feet, adrenals, immune system.

If you have any concerns about your health and wellness, please consult your health practitioner immediately.

More about the Ascension process and a complete list of Ascension Symptoms HERE

May 2024 Cosmic Events:

Cosmic Dates:

May 5 - 5:5 Gateway

May 6, 7 - peak of Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower. 

May 7 - New Moon in Taurus @ 8:22 pm PDT

May 8 - 5/8/8 Gateway

May 23 - Full Moon in Sagittarius @ 6:53 AM PDT

Mercury Retrograde:

Mar 18 - 31 Pre-shadow

Apr 1 - 25 Retrograde

Apr 26 - May 13 Post-shadow

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