The Nodes – Signposts to Your Destiny

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The Nodes – Signposts to Your Destiny

Oct 4, 2019 | JVP's Blog

Life is about change. We begin our time on Earth dragging the karma of past lives with us like a heavy suitcase, and through experience and awareness, learn the lessons that will lighten our karmic burden and help us to grow and evolve at a soul level.

This week two things happened. I spent four days mentoring students at the live workshops that are part of my advanced Mediumship Level 2 and Level 3 certification programs, AND I launched my new course, Astrology Made Easy.

Yesterday, driving home after a full day of mentoring, I was struck by how much my students had grown through working with each other and dedicating themselves to the art of mediumship. They had truly evolved.  Their evolution brought to mind of one of the key concepts of astrology – one that many people are not aware of.

The Nodes – guiding you toward growth.
The North and South Nodes can be found in your birth chart. They are associated with the moon, and understanding them can help you to achieve your soul purpose. Your South Node represents where you are coming from and the “baggage” you are bringing into this life. That includes lessons from past lives and the qualities you started life with. The North Node, on the other hand, represents the path that you are growing into during this life. It’s all about what you want to move toward, the lessons you are here to learn. The North Node represents your DESTINY.

My Nodes know!
My South Node is in Aries – which is coincidentally, the first sign of the Zodiac. Aries is sometimes considered the “baby” of the Zodiac, and represents energy, enthusiasm, and quick starts. Aries can also be impulsive and lack the ability to dig in and follow through. So that’s where I started my soul journey. Where was I going?  Well, my North Node is in Libra – which means that the lesson I am here to learn is to curb my impatience, and to be calm, peaceful and balanced.

My Own Soul Journey – fulfilling my destiny
In my early 20s I dreamed of being a screenwriter. What a wonderful outlet that would be for my humor and creativity, and what an exciting life I would lead! I received an opportunity to work in my dream occupation and headed west to California to get started. Wow, I thought as I packed my suitcase, everything is happening so quickly! But when I got there the job wasn’t what I expected, and I wound up in an entirely different job. I expected to arrive in California and immediately start making my dream a reality. Instead I had to take the time to decide where to go next.

I found myself a job in the contract department of entertainment studio. Work was interesting but I knew this wasn’t where I was meant to be. Then one day a friend introduced me to a medium who told me that my destiny was to prove to the world the existence of the afterlife. It took me a while to understand what that meant but Spirit sent me many signs and I started on my path. After much study, practice, and time spent in development circles I was on my way. It took time to find my path and even more time to perfect my gift but those were all destiny points that I had a pass on my journey.

If you consider the destiny points represented by my south and north nodes, I had moved from the influence of  impulsive, impatient Aries, to the balance and harmony of Libra.

So back to my Mediumship Students…
One lesson I learned through my own life journey is that becoming a medium takes time and work. Lots of work! Yes, Mediums are born with a gift, but to do the gift justice requires study and training. As a teacher and mentor that’s one of the first things I impress on my students. After working for months with my most advanced Mediumship 3 group, we held a live event where they could practice platform mediumship in front of an audience. They had put in the work, most of them had progressed through the three levels of my mediumship program or had worked with other gifted mediums and spiritual teachers. I was gratified to see them on stage- they did an AMAZING job—and what made me the proudest was the respect they had for their gift. They had put in the work to move toward their own destiny.

If you’re searching for insight on your own life’s path, look to the heavens! Understanding your astrological chart, beyond the basics, is easier than you think. My new course, Astrology Made Easy, will give you everything you need to interpret your Cosmic Blueprint and move toward your own destiny.