Monthly Archives: May 2012

Activating Greater Authenticity – Garden of the Gods and Temple of the Sacred Heart Emerge

Garden of the Gods
The beautiful endangered Ocelot in its Rain Forest Garden of Eden

As you know, I have been on some personal time off for the last couple of weeks – a much needed internal journey evolving from very poignant messages. Usually I would literally have traveled off to a heart-called sacred place across the globe, but the traveling this time was purely an inner journey heart calling.

Today, the day of the New Moon and Annular Eclipse, I feel called to emerge from my newest cocoon and feel the experience of life’s light on my wings for the first time, again.

(Info about today’s Moon and Eclipse from Laura Bruno’s blog post: You can find loads of information about the May 20th New Moon and Annular Eclipse, as people in all walks of life are writing about it and honoring it in various ways. The direct path of the eclipse runs from Mt. Fuji in Japan to Mt. Shasta in the US, with a pass over Pyramid Lake, near Reno, NV- (where I used to live and family still does). People in these and other places are performing activations, meditations and rituals to honor the passing of the Moon in front of the Sun. This type of eclipse does not completely block out the Sun; rather, the darkness that covers the Sun becomes haloed by a “Ring of Fire.”)

Temple of the Sacred Heart
Tender Divinity shared between mother and child, endangered Asian Elephants

It’s been a very personally powerful time of pivotal shifting and fine tuning these last couple of weeks (which will continue), and ever more so the last few days, as clarity has been pouring in, along with all the synchronous messages and reiterations. My heart is finding even greater peace, deeper love and creative joy.

Yes, change is here again in the life of Tania, but not so much the 360 flips I usually do, although on the outside could seem that way to some. It is really not so much about becoming a “new” me or sharing “new” channels of expressions, but rather, it is an activation of the authentic me at greater depths of the peeled onion core. It’s about revealing vulnerable expressions and truths at a deeper level of me. That may seem like something new, but it really is a journey of embracing what has always been, brought forth into the light of day with full consciousness.

It’s always so fun to see how the pieces of the journeys lead to the now moment and how they are all important and integral threads to the woven quilt of life that unfolds.

During “this” time within (which I found to be refreshingly very easy, without any strict or hard process to follow), ONE of the very cool emerging things was a new body of work that I am channeling. Interestingly, I had received the “idea” of this body of work last year, but many a winding road has been taken to get there. It was not time, as I tend to sometimes be ahead of myself and have to wait to catch up and be ready.

The first two creations of this body of work are featured in this post and will be available on my website shortly. They are Garden of the Gods and Temple of the Sacred Heart. If interested in either of these pieces, you may contact me for pricing and information at

During my journey within, several cool things were synchronously unfolding, which included one heck of a story of how my painting, As Above, So Below, connected to its keeper and its crazy journey in and out of dimensions and even getting delivered to a Correctional Institute in Florida (staying there over a weekend), being officially declared as status undetermined to either lost or damaged with UPS wanting to reimburse me its value,  to it arriving safely, regardless, to its new home in Bimini and a beautiful gift from my friend, John William Bauld of Burlington, Ontario, that arrived at the perfect moment. His new CD of lovely mantra music he gifted me, along with the resonance of his heart-full voice were part of my inspiring support in creating Temple of the Sacred Heart.

There are MANY to come. Right now I’ve seen 33 total (interesting as that was not a plan), but being one that does not like limitations or structure, and knows the importance of allowing things to evolve, it remains to be seen just how many actually will channel through. But fun to see if my “seeing ahead” will actually manifest just as I see 🙂

I’m so in LOVE with my creative flow and what is channeling. It is too much to explain and really there is no need to. The basis is one that involves ONLY everything I LOVE.

More to come on every level and loving gratitude for it all.

Time for a Personal Sabbatical

Lizard that greeted me upon returning home today

I’m usually a soul of many expressive words, as a visionary artist and deep heart sensitive and feeler. However, today I am moved to keep this simple and brief.

Today I experienced a divine incident (some may call it an accident, but to me it is soul synchronicity in how I communicate with myself) that carried with it profound messages for me in a combination of pain, trauma and yet laughter and an a-ha moment.

Regardless to say, I am now heeding my soul’s request and taking a personal sabbatical for two weeks until May 21st. I’ll be listening, being and at that time will reassess.

I share this, as those that know me and have worked with me, know that I am always available and return messages and complete commissions and service requests in a very timely matter – usually right away or with little down time. But down time is calling me now.  I just want everyone to know why I will not be doing so and provide an understanding of why you are not hearing from me in blogs and posts and announcements and sharings for a little while.

Today, as I returned home via Allison’s generous Tania shuttling and supportive service, we saw a very large spotted lizard that looked just like a snake, but in fact it had legs that were very well camouflaged. I immediately, after the morning’s events of messages felt called to look up Lizard Wisdom, feeling it held another message for me and it indeed did. A few of these REALLY stood out and I especially resonated with the regenerative energy, especially in this collective 5 year of major transformational shifts both personally and collectively and after our 5-5-5 Full Moon energies.

Today was indeed a literal shattering of the old in order to move through the portal of the new, in a completely transformed way.

Snake-like lizard we found as I was returned home

Lizard Wisdom:

  • Detachment from ego
  • Power to regenerate that which is lost
  • Facing fear
  • Controlling dreams
  • Moving in the otherworld

That being said, I will not be taking on any new work during the two weeks I have off. If you do have a commission request – whether sacred tattoo or painting – you may email me the request, but I will not be able to begin until after I return. You can still make purchases and inquiries via my website:

If you have a custom crystal pendant commission you can contact to present your request. Pendants are available for purchase and any questions you may have you can also direct to Allison. The new batch of Lemurian L.O.V.E. Seed Crystal sphere pendants are still available. (I apologize I won’t be continuing to share their individual photos for now, but one will be intuited for you if you make a purchase). About half are already gone, but half remain of this lot. They can be purchased here, along with other beautiful, loving and empowering creations:

Even though I can’t take on any new tattoo designs clients right now, you can still view my work and learn more about sacred body art through my website and purchase of my book, Spiritual Skin –

Reiki classes or treatments cannot be scheduled until I return 5/21. If you are in need of a class or treatment before then, I can offer referrals. For information about Reiki visit:

In loving gratitude for your understanding and loving support,



Rainbow Lemurian L.O.V.E. Peacock

L.O.V.E. Seed #8 – amazing rainbow display

Today’s featured Lemurian L.O.V.E. Seed really wanted to show off its gorgeous colors. As mentioned, the newest batch of L.O.V.E. Seeds all have rainbows, but this lively one spread its amazing colors like a peacock for me when I was photographing it. Others are a little more demure in their only expressing glints of their hidden gifts and others not wanting to reveal them at all (wanting people to feel their essence rather than give away their treasures from the get-go). 🙂 Wise little ones they are! Yes, they all have very unique personalities.

However, this particular one is quite proud of its display of amazingness and it has every right to be. I think since some are a little more shy or complex in their ways of communicating, this one wanted to step up and be the example of what all of them have within them.

L.O.V.E. Seed #8 – gorgeous inclusions that each create rainbows when the light catches them just right – check out the next two photos where a rainbow begins to emerge on the left top swirl inclusion

(Love Our Vibrant Earth) Seeds pendants are special Lemurian Seed Crystal spheres created to help support us and the collective Earth as we enter a new paradigm. They are like fruits of the New Earth, seeding love in our blossoming hearts. They are created with elegant long stemmed leaves (a favorite design among our Joyful Earth Crystal clients) of pure 925 sterling silver.

If one speaks to you, as I share them, or if you would like me to intuit one for you, you may contact me at to place an order for your new friend.

Each L.O.V.E. Seed is ONLY an amazing $33 + shipping via secure Paypal credit card payments. 

L.O.V.E. Seed #8 – rainbow starting to reveal itself at a different angle

L.O.V.E. Seed #8 – at a slight change of angle the rainbow fully emerges

You can read more information about Lemurian Seed Crystal energy and how they can support you in the now here: Lemurian Seed Crystals

Lemurian L.O.V.E. Seed Crystal Pendants Officially Available – One Third Already Spoken For

L.O.V.E. Seed #3 – amazing ethereal quality and some of its sparkles of rainbows slightly caught

As promised, I said I would post images of the L.O.V.E. Seeds as I was able to take photos, to help share their uniqueness. I managed in some cases to actually capture the rainbows on camera, but not in every case. It takes the right angle of light (which is much easier in person when you are holding them) and these little Lemurians shine full throttle in their “own” timing.

One third of the newest batch are already spoken for, but several still remain. Rather than only show them as a lot, I thought it would be fun to share them individually, so you can better assess their energy uniqueness in terms of resonation for you.

L.O.V.E. Seed #3 -beautiful inclusions and you can see one of its many rainbows at center and subtly at the bottom

I’ll feature one L.O.V.E. Seed each day.

Again, (Love Our Vibrant Earth) Seeds pendants are special Lemurian Seed Crystal spheres created to help support us and the collective Earth as we enter a new paradigm. They are like fruits of the New Earth, seeding love in our blossoming hearts. They are created with elegant long stemmed leaves (a favorite design among our Joyful Earth Crystal clients) of pure 925 sterling silver.

They all have very unique and beautiful inclusions and nearly all have rainbows that reflect in the right angle of light. Of the two that had open portals, only one remains.

If one speaks to you, as I share them, or if you would like me to intuit one for you, you may contact me at to place an order for your new friend.

Each L.O.V.E. Seed is ONLY an amazing $33 + shipping via secure Paypal credit card payments. 

You can read more information about Lemurian Seed Crystal energy and how they can support you in the now here: Lemurian Seed Crystals

Conscious Shifting

Rebirth ~ Children of the New Earth by Tania Marie

Things continue to unfold and shifts are continually taking place whether we are actively aware of them or not. Everything is speeding up and intensifying with greater and greater potency, personally and collectively. It’s amazing to be alive right now and even those not currently on the physical plane are so eager to assist and support in these opportunistic, mind-blowing, expansive times. It’s no longer a question of how do we manifest? But more so, in having discernment about what it is we are manifesting. Since what we intend has instant creation ability, it is important to be mindful about exactly what we are intending and asking to create. And so, wouldn’t it be wonderful to be consciously co-creating and consciously choosing as empowered beings, rather than taking a back seat while the world seemingly unfolds around us?

The changes taking place, on multiple levels, represent a major shift that proves to be probably the most important timing and event that has taken place on our planet. What a gift to be alive right now! Once again, it’s all about perspective, in how we choose to experience the changes. Everything is but a thought, feeling, and choice away.

Transitions are and will continue to take place in terms of every aspect of life and co-existing, including: moving more into a sustainable society that does not depend on limited resources, more efficient and renewable sources of energy will continue to become part of everyday living and thinking, working together more cohesively and supportively with the highest good of all concerned on the forefront of our minds and hearts, realizing the equality and value of the gifts we each have and exchanging and sharing them harmoniously, supportively, as well as telepathically, and a time when worries, fears, and concerns transform into living in joy, harmony, and assured trust in each other and the universal support that comes from living consciously, compassionately, embracively, and presently from our hearts as the empowered beings we are. (Phew! That was a loaded paragraph of goodies!) 😉

Everything is accelerating at speeds and rates we aren’t even realizing because we’re so focused on the day to day stuff, yet believe me it is all moving rapidly. Stop for a moment to take stock of how much has actually been accomplished and at such incredible paces. Sometimes it’s challenging to realize how much we are changing because we keep thinking about the next thing we want and still don’t feel we have, and so it’s important to stop for a moment and review where you’re at and be grateful for the amazing things you’ve been able to move through with greater ease and grace than you probably imagined. Things may have seemed impossible and yet here you are, here we are, and with each challenge, the process gets easier, quicker, and soon will be nothing more than a simple choice of deciding what honors you or doesn’t and boom, instant created experience at your fingertips!

There is no need for long drawn out experiences anymore, unless we choose that as our process and need it for our very specifically relevant experiences. There is nothing to judge, just simply to learn to be gentle and loving to ourselves while we are in the process of remembering and re-learning. After all, whenever our experiences take us away from this Earth plane, we will all find ourselves laughing and giggling together, over the very serious and dramatic ways we decided to view and live our lives. Every experience is no more or less serious than choosing to meet up with a friend for tea or a lunch date and that person deciding to show up or not.

We can actively choose to show up fully for our lives and consciously experience the miraculous synchronicities that are constantly taking place, whether we know it or not. It’s really about embracing our essence and our empowered states of being that lie latent within us. The time is now upon us where fears can easily be shed and a true sense of safety and peace of mind can come, in allowing ourselves to be vulnerable once again.

We will NOT recreate the past. It takes enormous amounts of effort and energy to try to recreate the past or even to stand still. These are new times, new energies and a whole new level of being, where we are now able to take everything from the collective “past” experience and integrate the pieces that worked, discard those that didn’t, and imbue it with the energy of the new, creating something that has never been and never will be again; as time is always and ever-changing.

We all have a lot of deep-seeded fears, wounds, pains, and walls that have been stored, harbored, and built to protect us from the daunting dangers we are projecting because of what we’ve been through personally and collectively. It’s deeply encoded within our DNA and personalities, and guarded by our challenged egos. Yet, now we can let it all go. Ego can take a small vacation in terms of not having to feel it has to be in the constantly active driver’s seat anymore. Ego will continue learning that the energies of these times and the new vibrations and changes we are creating, are very supportive in aiding our processes and so it can now relax and allow our essence to come forth again.

It is time to also allow our beautiful inner children to flourish and now ego can be the driving force behind our passions and the strength and vitality to create once again in our full truths. There is no more need to fight, hide, defend, or diminish ourselves. We will continue to learn that it’s time to step into all that we are and all that we can be and in doing so, will inevitably be supported. It is not a question of WILL we be supported? It is simply the knowingness that there is no other possibility unless we choose to believe there is.

And so, to be conscious about every choice we make, every aspect of our being, and every moment of our lives, is to become a gentle power of unlimited possibilities. We are learning about choice and intentions and how powerful they are, especially when we are actively engaging them. The understanding that comes with the learning provides us with a new found wisdom and discernment that will honor both ourselves and the higher good.

There is no more need to choose from fear, but only to choose from love, while exercising our boundaries in the process of coming to know our authentic truths. It all simply takes practice and with practice comes ease.

Enjoy these exciting times in human evolution and universal expansion because magical experiences are here to embrace and even more await you. Cherish the moments, for they will never be again.

Great summary of the current powerful energies – Happy Full Moon and 5-5-5 Empowering Transformation Day! Thank you Laura Bruno for sharing!

Laura Bruno's Blog

This Tom Lescher video has some funny color flashes, but it’s right on in terms of capturing the energies of today, as well as the wisdom and mystery of our bodies. Tom talks about this weekend’s Sun, Black Moon Lilith, Jupiter event as an “opportunity for us to become more conscious of our unconscious.” He reminds us that “You created the box that you’re in.” Here’s his YouTube summary:

“‘As I shed limiting core beliefs I value All that IS.’ The full Moon this weekend in Scorpio will dredge up from the bottom of our barrel all the old fears, memories and habits that keep us operating at half frequency as life goes by. It is amazing the stories our egos can tell us to justify staying small and NOT CHANGING!….. If we blow off these stories and open to what IS it can be amazingly PERFECT! Check it out!…

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One Little, Two Little, Thirteen Little Lemurians

L.O.V.E. Seeds to be exact and there are actually 15 new ones total in this batch, but the other two are already in photography prep with Allison, as I completed them last week. I’ve been working with these pictured Lemurian Seed Crystal spheres for the last 3 days!

(Love Our Vibrant Earth) Seeds pendants are special Lemurian Seed Crystal spheres created to help support us and the collective Earth as we enter a new paradigm. They are like fruits of the New Earth, seeding love in our blossoming hearts. They are created with elegant long stemmed leaves (a favorite design among our clients) of pure 925 sterling silver.

They will be available shortly or can be pre-ordered.

I have to say, this is the most amazing batch of little Lemurian spheres – SO many rainbow and gorgeous inclusions! And I mean, MAJOR rainbows! Two of them have open portals as well. I was like, hmmm…which ones want to stay with me? LOL!

Will try to photograph each individually to try and capture their beauty in the light (as this photo does them NO justice) so you can see which calls to you uniquely.

I’ve had quite the funny and intense journey with them the last 3 days. These little ones are definitely alive and have been flying and jumping around like crazy.

If interested in one, you may contact me at or keep visiting Joyful Earth Crystals

Each L.O.V.E. Seed is ONLY an amazing $33 + shipping. 

You can read more information about Lemurian Seed Crystal energy and how they can support you in the now here: Lemurian Seed Crystals

Fears Unfounded – Rabbit’s Message of Support

Rabbits would, by most, be thought of as extremely vulnerable “victims” out in the wild, at the mercy of many dangers and predators. Yet, rabbits hold an important message of groundedness and humility, teaching us to listen to our instincts, to be quick-thinking, and move through our fears. They show us that we do not have to be, or remain, “victims” of life and circumstance. We can maneuver through the changing currents of life by becoming more in tune with our intuition, trusting more in what we can feel and not quite yet see, supporting those feelings, and doing it all more easily and rapidly with practice so that it becomes second-nature to feel and react in harmony with those feelings. It can make all the difference in stressful times, especially when timing is of the essence.

Intuition is key and is something we all have access to. We are just more prone to use our minds and intellect first, rather than in combo with our “sixth sense” gut instincts. Intuition just hasn’t been exercised as much because we often believe that if we can’t think through something and find a logical, reasoned conclusion, then we haven’t analyzed enough and therefore don’t have enough information to make a choice. Yet, sometimes there is no thinking and understanding involved and while information and mentalizing is nice, sometimes answers come to us as fully formed “knowings,” which we have all experienced at some time or another.

The following quotes from Einstein, speak volumes, coming from such a man and mind of science who is known as a great “thinker” of his era:

“The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, and the solution comes to you, and you don’t know how or why.”


“There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plan of knowledge but can never probe how it got there.”


“The only real valuable thing is intuition.”

These are pretty potent thoughts on “non-thought” from a big time thinker.

Sometimes all the stimuli in our environment, coupled with mass projected consciousness in reaction to that, can really play havoc on our abilities to cope with life. Shifting energies, major transitions and changes, and what seem like dramatic upheavals to our human bodies, (which are already taking on way more stress than they were made for), can really be trying and feel as if one has been thrown out in a field of wolves and left to fend for themselves with nothing to use as protection except for what we have within. And so we can let our minds run wild and attach to mass fears by others who have allowed fear to take over their abilities to choose a more peaceful and supportive way, and get devoured by the plague of wolves closing in on us. Or, we can choose to take a moment and listen within to what our intuition and hearts are trying to tell us, but the noise of our over-processed and fear-burdened minds are drowning out, and discover a precision perfect path to the calm and peace of our magical safe “Shires.”

We have all been conditioned from childhood to use our thinking skills and respect logic, yet to that we need to add our ability to receive input from our intuition and heart, then we get to a place of not just understanding, but of “knowing.”

There is a way to experience things differently than what you see others experiencing around you. There is also a way to “outwit” your own fears and those of others by going within and finding YOUR OWN truth and living by and supporting it despite anything you see or hear around you. What you believe is what you create and not everyone experiences panic, fear, unpleasantries, stress, worry, and poverty consciousness, even though there seems to be a lot of it around. Ask those who are not experiencing the fear, nor the results of it, and you’ll find some interesting and helpful answers.

These are different times and they call for different ways of “being.” These limiting experiences, processes and beliefs are of the past. They do not belong to the now and the New Earth we are creating. 

You can be your own masterful rabbit who knows just how to maneuver safely in the light of day or dark and stillness of night. The point being, if we allow panic to take over then we will surely find ourselves cornered and devoured by the very thing we were fearfully running away from. The panic causes one to either exert enormous effort to stand still, not able to move at all and unable to make the necessary shifts to rise above the fear, or to mentally let our thoughts run wild with every imaginable possibility. We think of all the things that “could” happen instead of being in the moment and quieting long enough to intuit “our” truths to trust and follow, which would hence create what “will” happen. We do this so much so that we end up running in place and expending energy in every unfounded direction just “in case” it will happen and it either never does, OR actually does happen because we focus so much energy and thought into it that we end up creating it. We then live a daily experience of running and tiring from our own thoughts, allowing the wolves to easily devour and control every step of our lives, which in turn become joyless, stressful, and unhealthy in every way.

We are in some very different times and breaking from the old can be challenging at first, yet we all have the ability to change the way we experience and process things. And the more people shift their perspectives and ways of operating, the more things will shift collectively, as it is always a domino effect in terms of one light creating illumination for all. Never think for one instance that you don’t make a difference. If we all thought that way, then there would be no new creations and inventions. As more of us turn within and live from our essence and trust what we find within that experience of our truest heart’s joy, the easier it gets for others to do the same. It is a choice of responsibility, love and joy to ourselves and ultimately for everyone.

What do you want your life to look and feel like? After you answer that question, then create the intent to have it as so, and choose accordingly. Be mindful of every thought you have and every feeling that comes up, especially when amidst mass projections. It will soon be clear how it is you have been co-creating your experience and how you can now take back your power to co-create differently.

You are not alone. Many are on the same path to own their power and together we can create much beauty for all, as we all have a part to play in the bigger picture. One is powerful, but the power of many is great! You have seen this already in the opposite of ways; in how many people that ARE in fear CREATE mass fear. So why not tip the scales? Something to ponder…..

Crystal Healing ~ Alchemy for the Body and Soul

Lemurian Seed Crystals

The Earth’s consciousness is supporting humanity’s awakening to the re-discovery of ancient and forgotten healing arts, such as the utilization of crystals. Crystals are members of the mineralogical kingdom and therefore are universal energies that allow one to contact and synthesize these individual energies for healing and integration. Each crystal contains their own “personality” and can be utilized in unique ways to assist understanding of the nature of existence on the Earth plane. Crystals are nature’s gift to man and are found in all shapes, sizes, colors, and composition. They each have a unique vibrational resonance due to their varying mineral contents, their inherent geometry, and the color frequency they emit; hence can be powerful healing tools.

Crystal healing is a method of healing wherein crystals or gemstones are placed on or around the body, on the chakras (spiritual energy centers), used as reflexology tools to stimulate points on the feet, worn, can be placed in and around one’s home to enhance feng shui energy, or simply used in meditation towards support of intents and to receive downloads. Crystals can also be programmed to assist with specific intents.

Ametrine pyramid – Amethyst with Citrine inclusions

The same color crystals can be placed on the corresponding chakra to enhance flow of energy or one can simply sit and meditate by holding the crystal in the hands or to the third eye (6th chakra) to receive energy or messages. They heal holistically on physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual levels, helping to direct the flow of energy to a particular part of the body, restore balance, and ultimately cleanse by releasing and clearing blocked energy.

The human body’s vibrational energy is a complex electromagnetic system that the crystals are capable of interacting with because they are nature’s perfect electromagnetic conductors. Crystals work through resonance and have been found to carry vibrations that activate certain energy centers, positively affecting our entire body system. Some crystals contain minerals that are known for their therapeutic properties and are used in modern medical practices. They are piezoelectric, which means that electricity and sometimes light is produced by compression and can produce sound waves. For ages, shamans and crystal healers have been familiar with the crystals’ ability to focus light and sound vibrations into a concentrated ray for healing purposes. They’ve been used to realign subtle energies and dissolve dis-ease by helping to get to the root of the issue.

Rose Quartz and Clear Quartz

Reverence and use of crystals goes back to the dawning of civilization. Crystals have been connected with specific parts of the body and its organs for thousands of years and many of these connections come from traditional Western and Eastern Astrology. India’s Ayurvedic records and traditional Chinese Medicine claim healing with the use of crystals, which appear in ancient text formulas over 5,000 years old, now used in modern medical prescriptions. The Christian Bible refers to crystals over 200 times, crystalline structures have been found in the ruins of Babylonia and in the ancient Egyptian and Chinese tombs of rulers, and many of the early civilizations of the Earth (Mayan, Aztec, American Indian, African, Celtic) utilized quartz crystals in sacred ceremonies.

It is up to the individual to ultimately heal themselves, yet there are many catalytic tools, such as crystals, that can help facilitate the healing process and help one reconnect to wholeness. Choosing a crystal to work with can be as simple as following your intuition as to which captures the essence of the energy you are drawn to, or you can reference crystal healing indexes to help you link symptoms with relevant crystals.

These potent crystalline beings are sacred tools to support us on our individual journeys and act as portals to higher awareness, personal evolution, harmonious balance, sense of peace and well-being, subconscious unveiling, healing support, and connection with the Earth and beyond. Crystal healing is an alchemical process that blends crystal energy harmoniously with our core vibration to activate divine clarity.

Sacred Scarab Goddess Tattoo Design

I was really excited to create this new sacred tattoo design, which was created as a powerful amulet bracelet.  However, it will be going on my client’s inner wrist, facing outward towards the hand, with the left and right lotus flowers wrapping delicately and slightly around and peeking on the outside of the wrist. It was an intricate measurement process 🙂

The challenge was in not only creating something mirroring of her and the energy that would be most supportive, but to imbue tons of symbolism within a more simple, delicate, dainty yet powerful expression that was balanced and not looking like it had too much going on for a smaller piece, even though energetically it does!

I was given free reign to intuit a design that would mirror an essence my client wanted, as well as who she is, where she’s at and headed and the design quality she likes. I’m so excited by her ecstatic love for it and can’t wait to see it in full gorgeous color very soon!

The elements I was able to get in this smaller piece (amazing what you can do with symbolism and interweaving things in a way that makes sense to the design aesthetics and energy) include the Dagaz Rune, Egyptian Sacred Scarab (mirroring a later piece for this client), the Sun, the Moon (Triple Goddess Moon symbol), lotus, henna- like style, heart/love, integrating all directions hence all-encompassing movement of energy without stagnation and seeing from all perspectives, and combining several ancient backgrounds.

While reflecting and beginning my explorations, it all just kind of fell together and I saw it in my mind’s eye how it could be integrated. The result, as I shared, creating an amulet bracelet effect with layers of symbolism included without seeming like there is too much.

We have the scarab at top center in its rebirthed form (as you’ll read below when it discovers its wings and that symbolism). The Scarab is holding the sun disk above and moon below (Triple Goddess Moon symbol which is the full Moon and the waxing and waning Moon left and right of it). Within the Scarab’s body is the Dagaz Rune. Within the Moon is a heart design created by two halves coming together making a whole – soul mate/duality integrated energy and of course LOVE!). Then we have lotus and henna-like design around.

Note the Sun and Moon above and below placements (Sun is connected with male energy and Moon with feminine energy – conscious and subconscious, mental and emotional, thought and intuition, the seen and unseen, etc. The lotus flowers are all facing different directions as stated above, flowing the energy fluidly. The Scarab has a very earthy connection, but also a spiritual/cosmic one. It is integrating the duality of Sun and Moon in order to fully integrate and manifest the reality of one’s essence-fully- realized self (read story below).

Here is some of the info on the symbolisms included: 

Triple Goddess: The Triple Moon is a Goddess symbol that represents the Maiden, Mother, and Crone as the waxing, full, and waning moon. It is also associated with feminine energy, mystery and psychic abilities. You often see this symbol on crowns or other head-pieces, particularly worn by High Priestesses. The Maiden represents enchantment, inception, expansion, the female principle, the promise of new beginnings, youth, excitement, purity, and a carefree erotic aura. The Mother represents ripeness, fertility, fulfillment, wellspring of life, giving and nurturing, stability, and power. The Crone represents wisdom, knowing, culmination of a lifetime of experience, repose, and compassion. These aspects may also represent the cycle of birth, life and death (and rebirth). Neopagans believe that this goddess is the personification of all women everywhere including Gaia, the Earth Mother.

Dagaz Rune: Dagaz – “Day-gahz” – Literally: “Day” or Dawn – Esoteric: Awakening. Rune of the hyper-consciousness. The process of concept becoming realized. Psi: paradoxical truth, incommunicable experience, conceptual realization, Enlightenment, satori. Energy: twilight/dawn polarity, non-dual reality, unity, synthesis, transmutation. Mundane: another day, daylight, the inevitability of dawn. Divinations: Awakening – new worlds, new possibilities, new opportunities arise as others fade away, awareness, hope-happiness, the ideal, paradigm shift. Continue reading here: Dagaz also references the most basic of all cycles: Night and Day. This powerful rune is a reminder of the cyclical nature of all things. What rises must fall. What increases must decrease. All things are interconnected and in a state of constant flux. Day and night are (and will always be) in perfect proportion. There is balance in all things, celestial and material. Night has passed and a new day is beginning. See also:

Scarab:  Beetles symbolize progress, simplicity, persistence, stability, methodical, contemplative, practical, grounded, potential, security, protection, solidarity energy. They move with bellies always close to the earth, and so their wisdom is sacred and deep. They are connected to the core of earth, and so they are rooted in their knowledge about the way of life and nature. Beetles also talk to us about steady, gradual progress.  Observing them, they do nothing without pragmatic, methodical movement. Beetles also remind us of the simple things in life, and point our attention to the magic in the small.  Beetles can tame us because of their simple, unassuming presence. The symbolic meaning of beetles in countless cultures, also offers protection.  Their own hard shells do more than just convey glimmering beauty – they protect. Beetles impart messages such as:

“Get to the root of your desire”

“Be practical in your expectations of progress”

“Find stability in simplicity”

“Anchor yourself in honest, true, natural ways”

“Allow yourself to be tamed by the small and gentle.”

“Scarabs are a symbol of resurrection/rebirth, transformation and protection. This is especially true in Egypt, where symbols were much more than simple drawings, they were reminders of men’s true nature – the spiritual life.

It is clear that the symbolism of the scarab refers to transformation – the transformation of the soul from physical to non-physical, from ignorant of its nature to wise. Egyptian represented the concept of immortality and resurrection (resurrection of the soul, not the flesh) through the image of the scarab beetle, and therefore, they created seals, amulets and talismans, which served as tools to inform those who carried them about these concepts.

It is important to point out that the real “power” of the talismans and amulets was never the object itself, but rather, the knowledge it contained. A person who is imbued with the spirit of immortality and transformation does not fear death (or fear itself). Since fear is one of things that prevent people from achieving their ideals, those who do not fear are the ones who make history, so it is the knowledge that protects, the amulets and talismans are mere instruments through which the knowledge is revealed.

Egyptians observed how the young scarabs emerge from a ball of dung until mysteriously, the scarab becomes aware of a pair of wings which had always been there, and they courageously fly away to explore life outside the dung. When they discover they have wings they then fly away towards their true nature… The Egyptian tradition taught that everything that happens in nature is a microcosm of universal truths, like imprints of the divine reflected in the physical world; therefore, they used the natural phenomena to understand spiritual phenomena.

The brief life of the scarab, then, reveals a beautiful message – just like the scarab beetle lives among the feces until it discovers its hidden wings. The human soul is also trapped in the physical world (symbolized by the dung ball) until it discovers its ability to fly.

Rebirth is symbolized in this moment in which the scarab finally abandons the dung ball to be born in another reality and into its true essence. Egyptian scarabs are all about building our best, most incredible opportunities from the “poop” around us. The sun was a big deal to ancient Egyptians, with the ability to yield bumper crops, or bear down so brightly as to blight growth entirely. Scarabs utilize the power of the sun by rolling up their eggs in mud or dung. The hot sun bakes the little mud balls – essentially incubating their eggs. Pretty resourceful way to hatch babies. The Egyptian scarab also specifically represents luck in the form of solar power. And so, not only is the scarab lucky because of its own ingenuity, it’s also symbolic of rebirthing into a new dawn of life.

The scarab beetle was also associated to god Khepri, who was regarded as an aspect of the sun god Ra. Sun gods embody the role of the sun in a solar system; like the sun, which makes all the flowers in the planet blossom, sun gods make all wisdom emerge among humans in periods of intellectual darkness (they are considered humans who have reached the human ideal through many incarnations).” – Excerpts from The Symbolic Meaning of the Scarab Beetle – Egyptian Symbolism by Thais Campos

Lotus: The Lotus flower is regarded in many different cultures, as a symbol of purity, enlightenment, self-regeneration and rebirth. Its characteristics are a perfect analogy for the human condition: even when its roots are in the dirtiest waters, the Lotus produces the most beautiful flower…….The journey of the consciousness from spiritual ignorance to perfection happens through many rebirths and can be very painful and difficult, as the process of reincarnation involves the need to repair past mistakes at every new life and one faces the consequences of every action, thought and words. While humans are not conscious of their spiritual greatness, they believe that life is unfair and worthless, but as they evolve through many cycles of death and rebirth, all the darkness is slowly removed.

How it all ties together and more is a journey within itself! I’m so honored to have created this piece.

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