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The Beautiful and Gifted Goddess Lakshmi


Would you shun abundance and financial prosperity? For a long time, I did. Why? Two words, 'starving' 'artist'. Need I say more?

Lately I have been consorting with numerous gods, goddesses and spirits across cultures, time and space, as I write "Mama Nature's Spiritual Guide to Weight Loss."

Enter Lakshmi.


Few engagements with the gods, goddesses and spirits make me as joyful, complete or fulfilled, as invoking Lakshmi. Some of the a fore mentioned deities and spirits can be fickle or even down right temperamental. Lakshmi, on the other hand, always comes through.

Yesterday, I gently coaxed her out of her space, and into mine with a soft oil-based candle and sandalwood incense. Light and the scents she prefers draw her out. She appeared, resplendent; charming and friendly, yet in possession of breathtaking, glowing beauty.

I posted previously about luck charms, and this is a further engagement with good fortune work. Lakshmi is the very embodiment of luck and good fortune. With so many underemployed and unemployed people, unable to make ends meet, we could all benefit from a shower of Lakshmi's coins, as you can see her tossing, in the picture above, out of her left hand.

She comes as a vision. At first she is hard to make out. That is because she beams with brightness--golden light makes her skin glow.

I could go on and on for pages about Lakshmi. Who knows, maybe I will. This post will be continued. I think we all need to focus on Lakshmi and maintain that focus so that she is inclined to stick around. She is capable of bringing enlightenment, self-actualization and all different kinds of prosperity that are very much needed.

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