Eclipse and Woman in the Moon | LAYC53
Perhaps it’s because I’m older – in what some call the second half or the final third of my life, I was inspired to get out of bed at 3:30 am, bundle up against a chilly, damp November pre-morning and hurry outside to find a viewing spot for the total lunar eclipse – dubbed the blood beaver moon.
This spectacular celestial event will not occur again until November 2025. I am going to put that one on my calendar too!
I felt like a child, chilled by early winter and thrilled by anticipation; there I stood waiting for Santa Claus to arrive at a night version of a holiday parade.
Alone with my thoughts on the quiet streets, there I was watching transformations take place.
I felt connected to the event, like a woman in the moon, throughout my life, waning, waxing, shadowed, brilliant, and sometimes feeling unseen.
Taking time to reflect under the stars and moon, and watch the sunrise is healing and uplifting for me.
Walking, meditating, and renewing my gratitude for being part of this Universe is a privilege.
How often do you look up and recharge yourself?
Haven’t taken stock of your “YOU” portfolio lately?
Perhaps it’s time to update your self-appraisal and marvel at the treasure that you are today and plan your self-investment strategy for your future – your encore – your legacy!
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Isabel Alexander – Vitality Champion, Business Strategist, and Transformation Catalyst
Dynamic, a self-made entrepreneur who overcame obstacles with an unrelenting positive nature, a farm girl work ethic, and a conscious choice to thrive rather than survive, Isabel Alexander cultivated an award-winning, $10 million+ global chemical business and grew it from dining room table to international boardrooms.
Isabel’s strengths include the ability to initiate and nurture strategic relationships, a love of lifelong learning, and talent for helping others maximize their potential.
An inspiring speaker within both industry and community, she is a driving force behind those with the courage to follow her example of thriving against the odds.
With 50+ years of business experience across diverse industries, Isabel is respected as an advisor, a coach, a mentor, and a role model. She believes in sharing collective wisdom and empowering others to economic independence.
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Author & Speaker ‘Who Am I Now? – Feminine Wisdom Unmasked Uncensored’ (www.IsabelBanerjee.com)
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