Radical Dreaming

"Press on. Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent." -- Ray Kroc.

"Once in a while it really hits people that they don't have to experience the world in the way they have been told." -- Alan Keightley.

"I don't focus on what I'm up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest." -- Venus Williams.

The last few weeks of July has felt like we were being sucker punched in the heart by life and the universe, as a series of unfortunate events (and for some tragic events) pulled the rug out from under us.  The energies of August will be welcome relief after August 7th when the great cosmic wheel turns and we move through the 8:8 Lions Gate. At this time our inner power will ROAR and start to come back on-line; slowly but surely we will find our footing again and with each step we will see a way through to the other side.

Creativity is beginning to ooze forth in the collective consciousness at a great rate.  The July 27th Full Moon Total Lunar Eclipse brought forth coding with extreme feminine energy which created a massive upgrade in our vibrational frequency that will continue for the next two months. Our bodies are adjusting, our mind is jumbled as we adjust, and If we just allow and get out of our own way the next stage of our life’s purpose will unfold. We are seeing the True Self more and more...and now we spiral upward to the next stage of our destiny. A new cycle has begun.

More kindred spirits are coming our way this month and in doing so we may step back from other connections for awhile or release those that no longer serve. Those that stay will become more loyal. More sacred connections with others are needed to create intimacy. WHY? This allows deeper feelings and more creativity, which will give us the airlift to our winged dreams and ideas.  We need this energy to lift us to the next level. The web of our connections either sever or sustain based on the wisdom of our Higher Self. We are learning that we are CONSCIOUS CREATORS. We no longer have to push, or control or force.  Instead we must act on our inner promptings, listen to the whispering of our soul, and never give up on our dreams!

THERE IS MAGIC IN THE AIR - so we must be clear on our intent, commit to what we truly desire and do not react when things seem to not go the way we planned (you many be noticing this already that you are not reacting as much). So we need to observe, allow things to unfold, Trust, Be Still, Receive, Act, Let go of the outcome, Repeat.  This is the Higher Wisdom going forward.

It is time, oh is it ever time... to bring some fresh, new energies into our home and family environment, and/or start a project related to something that we are truly interested in. August gives us the “all clear” to pursue our Radical Dreams.  For those that are already on the path of Dreams, this will strengthen where you are going. When we live our life true to our own values and personal spirituality, then all of our needs are taken care of leaving us free to pursue the course of action that takes us closer to living our personal truths.

In persistent service,


Psychospiritual and Psycho-physical symptoms for August: There is a major focus on the throat chakra and the higher chakras in August and September - so watch the functioning and health of your throat, parathyroid, and Thyroid!  This is the area of the 5th Chakra, where we speak and live our truth, co-create, bridge out head and heart to find more wisdom, and generate our creative reality and creations.  More head issues( our mind is re-wiring), heat, sweating, lymph issues, sinuses, head fogginess as we adjust to the new frequencies. The 3 Eclipses in July and August are whoppers - and are here to redefine our reality and set us on a more empowered and passionate path!  The more we relax into the miracles happening to us and through us, the faster we line up with the next stage of our soul’s purpose.

Know that wonderful changes are taking place and new opportunities will miraculously appear with help from you being positive and believing that you are worthy. When you live your life being true to yourself and honest with others you manifest positive energies and desired results and outcomes.  

Psychospiritual symptoms include: anger, grief, frustration, inertia, swinging emotions from joy to depression, fatigue, kundalini awakening energy from Root chakra in legs to womb to along spine up to top of head, restless legs, digestive issues such as nausea, not wanting to eat, cravings, not being able to focus, memory issues, muddled thoughts and as I said, throat issues!

 Keywords for August  - Adaptation, Focus, Ease

Positive Mantras for August:  

"I welcome all challenges and I will overcome them.

I have the courage to follow my heart’s desire and create my own reality without fear of censure, loss or failure.

Life doesn’t get better by chance ... it gets better by change.

...As we embrace these mantras, we will find more ease!

Archetypes for August:  NEW - The Sorceress/Sorcerer (Launching August 11), The Prophet, The Muse


Coming August 7th - the 5th Realm Essence

Coming August 11th - the Sorceress/Sorcerer Elixir

Cosmic Dates in August:

August 8th, Lion's Gateway - we begin to get our lower chakras (1st to 4th) power back on-line in a more upgraded way!

August 11 - New Moon and Partial Solar Eclipse.  The partial eclipse will be visible in parts of northeast Canada, Greenland, extreme northern Europe, and northern and eastern Asia.  You begin anew!  There is a coming together between your masculine (the manifester) and your feminine (creator) Self!  Dream radically and go for it!  Trust in yourself and the universe to provide for all your needs and passions!

August 12, 13 - Perseids Meteor Shower. The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak.The Perseids are famous for producing a large number of bright meteors. The shower runs annually from July 17 to August 24. It peaks this year on the night of August 12 and the morning of August 1 - More illumination of where you should steer your soulful ship.  Know that wonder, adventures and magic yet to be are coming.  Keep your heart open to what is coming towards you, and let go of future concerns, The internal and external are lining up to fertilize your life.  You will not know where it is leading you but go with it anyway. Dream big, not small!  Know that you are moving up to the next level of your experience.  Take your time to get to know this new lay of the land.

August 26, Full Moon  - Trust you intuition and your own sense of things.  The harder it is to believe, the more growth you are being offered; this is not Spirit's way of punishing you, it is for your benefit in the longer term.   Trust yourself.  All is well. You are able to support and care for yourself, and will be able to express yourself in relationships in an empowered, compassionate way.  Take a leap of faith, do things differently...you can do this!

Mercury Retrograde:  Pre-shadow July 7th, Full retrograde July 24/25, Post shadow July 27-Aug 17, Mercury goes direct August 18/19

Pictured:  Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa) in the botanical sanctuary - Black Cohosh’s Plant Spirit is a powerful remedy of transformation. Black Cohosh allows one to steer away from the fears and attachments that rule one’s life. Knowing and trusting in one’s inner strength and resources is key in the Ascension process. It also helps to promote the honesty and courage to deal with and heal past experiences of abuse, oppression and karmic entanglements. This forest plant supports a strong sense of self-emerging! Black Cohosh is on the At Risk list of United Plant Savers. The Senses of the Soul Botanical Sanctuary is part of the botanical sanctuaries that are connected with UPS to educate and bring awareness to endangered, at risk and to watch herbal plants in North America. Consider buying a membership to support UPS at:  https://unitedplantsavers.org/

You determine the future for you, for the human race  and our planet! xoxo


Senses of the Soul

Senses of the Soul is dedicated to supporting others on their soulful journey to embrace their highest illuminative potential. All parts of this visionary business, from its healing centre, clinical practice, botanical sanctuary and product line form a cohesive vision to uplift, inspire, and empower others to become conscious co-creators of their own life, and engage as self-responsible caretakers of our beloved planet.

Samantha Orthlieb

Follow my blog for intuitively channeled insights on our Human Ascension process and the embodiment of a new Human Evolutionary Template within ourselves.   My blog contains the latest themes, patterns, and common health and wellness issues that are affecting each of us and the collective consciousness as we upgrade and heal during this new paradigm of Love and Light.