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June 2024


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Drumming CircleSummer Solstice Drum Circle

Thursday, June 20, 2024

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

$5 drop in fee

Facilitated and lead by Vella Rose and Dann, this drum circle is the perfect occasion to examine the accomplishments of the past and begin to manifest your intentions for a positive future. Experience the transformative power of the Summer Solstice with our Drum Circle, a spiritual practice focused on setting intentions, practicing forgiveness, and celebrating new beginnings.

Bring your own drum, or use a loaner. Please call 303-758-9113 if you would like to register.

Experience healing energy and discover your own cadence in a sacred setting.

Following an opening beat or rhythm, everyone joins in with the wide variety of drums and other percussive instruments provided to organically create an evening of fun that gives power to our intentions and carries them to Source.

by Bruce Johnson

Count St. GermainThe Hungarian adept known as Count St. Germain has been working diligently for centuries to bring God’s Plan for Earth into physical manifestation. At different times in history he has appeared as- Master Rakoczi, Roger Bacon, Francis Bacon, Proclus [the eminent Greek Neoplatonist], and Christian Rosenkreuz, amidst others. He is physically ascended, very highly placed in the spiritual hierarchy of Earth, has the title of Lord of Civilization, and is the spiritual overseer of the seventh, or violet ray of Ceremonial Order. Count St. Germain has founded many schools of the Mysteries, including Freemasonry and Rosicrucianism.

The violet ray, or violet flame, is known by diverse names which include- Ray of Ceremonial Magic, Ray of Rhythmic Ritual and Order, and Ray of The White Magician. The violet ray is a synthesizing ray that blends spirit and matter to produce manifested form. The violet flame interrelates the inner life of manifested entities with their outer forms. Additionally, the violet flame is spiritual force linked to personal mastery, and is effectively used for transmutation work, powerful auric cleansing, spiritual healing to the etheric body and its interrelationship with the physical body, and protection, among other uses.

Count St. GermainOur current world upheaval and chaos coincides with the ending of the 2,000 year Piscean Age, and a steady lessening of the indigo sixth ray of Idealism and Devotion that predominated during that age. Simultaneously, the energies of the emerging Aquarian Age and the influence of the seventh, or violet ray that governs it, are rapidly increasing. This decreasing sixth ray energy shows itself as a pronounced crystallization of traditional social and religious beliefs. Gradually, the violet flame of Count St. Germain will impose a new rhythm on Earth, manifesting in the new philosophies, discoveries, cultures and group consciousness of the Aquarian Age.

As the Lord of Civilization, Count St. Germain’s work involves taking the overall plan outlined by the Inner Council of Shamballa and synthesizing it onto the physical plane. He uses the violet flame to transmute and lift the vibration of the mineral, plant, animal, human and deva kingdoms. Count St. Germain directs the violet flame energy intelligently and scientifically to stimulate a spirit of universality and fusion within humanity, harmonize opposing groups, and transmute negative world karma. Count St. Germain utilizes multiple tools to accomplish his mission, including the violet ray, ceremonial magic, sound and vitalized thought-forms.

Madame Blavatsky & the boysVisualized as a brilliant, radiant light in motion, the violet flame is a potent spiritual force for the clearing of negativity from all seven bodies that the human soul functions through. Individuals or groups can benefit by having regular times of using the violet flame combined with the white ray for spiritually-energized cleansing and purification.

The violet ray is part of this spiritual protection triangle. See an equilateral triangle formed of and emanating an intense golden-silver force. A pure white ray flowing from the peak of the triangle, violet ray shining from the left-hand point and fire agate ray pouring from the right-hand point flood the triangle’s interior with dazzling light rays. Imagine or place yourself at the triangle’s center. From this energy focus point, send out preferably verbal positive protection decrees or chants.

A famous and amazing Theosophical Society photograph shows Count St. Germain on the right of the picture, Morya in the center of the picture, and Koot Humi on the left side of the picture. All three adepts are standing with a seated Madame Blavatsky.

Bruce Johnson has over 30 years of study in the fields of Ancient Wisdom and occultism. He has taught classes on a wide range of topics, from Atlantis to mediums to Zoroaster. He is also a Spiritualist minister, with a background in spiritual astrology. He lives in Colorado with his wife and their cat.

by Bob Romero

Spiritual Teachers often talk about the importance of grounding and connecting with nature so that you can be centered and balanced. If you can’t go for a walk into nature, then you can open your feet chakras and visualize the energy coming up from Mother Earth to bring healing and energy to you. My teacher often encourages us to go and walk barefoot on the ground or grass so that we can become centered. That’s the spiritual aspect and benefit of grounding.

One weekend I got into my car and the sport station that I usually listen to, came on. Before I changed the station because I really don’t care for this particular weekend host, he was talking about how he had to go back to his former doctor because his health insurance had changed. He asked his doctor if the doctor had noticed anything different about him. When the doctor replied that he hadn’t, the radio host said that he wasn’t asking his doctor to put shots in his knees because he had gotten grounding pads that he put his bare feet on, and his knees weren’t bothering him anymore. I remembered that my chiropractor has grounding pads on the chairs in the waiting area. I thought that maybe not only the ambience in his office, but the grounding pads made me feel better. So, I asked him where he got them, and he directed me to the Earthing website and said to watch “The Earthing Movie”. Grounding is also referred to as Earthing.

Removing The DoubtThe documentary was pretty amazing. It was filmed by a couple who made documentaries and then found this healing method by looking for help for their daughter. They came across Clint Ober who developed this technique and wrote the book “Earthing, The most important health discovery ever!”. Clint Ober worked for the cable industry and knew that cables that came into the house had to be grounded for clear reception and so that a lightning strike on a cable would be grounded and not cause a fire in the home. Since our bodies are electrical, he wondered if our they needed to be grounded because of the insulated shoes that we wear. He used to have trouble sleeping until he connected electromagnetic duct tape on his bed to the ground and slept on it. He then finally got some clinical trials to be done which showed how grounding reduced inflammation. There are several prominent personalities and movie stars that are in the film but what impressed me were the comments made by a cardiologist, a family practitioner, and other scientists, and people who benefited from earthing. Over twenty clinical trials have shown the benefits of grounding.

I started off slowly at first of putting my feet on the grass for just a few minutes because I read that there could be some side effects of grounding when your body is not used to it. I slowly built up to walking a half mile and then a mile. I noticed one time that when I had a bad headache, it went away after sitting outside with my feet on the ground. So, when I had my physical, I asked my doctor if she had heard about grounding. She laughed and she said that she didn’t mean to make light of grounding, but that I was the third person that day that asked her about grounding. She also said that she had several patients that told her that grounding really helped them. I immediately went home and ordered some grounding pads. I have one under my desk so that I can put my feet on it when I’m on my computer. I also put one in my bed where my bare feet are. I noticed that I sleep better and that I go back to sleep after I wake up in the middle of the night. I still like to walk on the grass and connect with Mother Earth. Whether it’s spiritual or physical, grounding will help you heal and be centered. I find it amazing that Spirit helped me came across it from a sports talk show host who wasn’t one of my favorite shows. Grounding will not only help reduce inflammation, but it will also help you on the spiritual path.

Bob Romero has been a diligent student of esoteric spiritual subjects and metaphysics for many years, with a life-long quest for answers. He has submitted new and original articles that focus on life lessons and experiences he wishes to share with our readers and the world.

by Roy Neal

Old Historic Astrologer

We begin the month of June with the Sun, Venus and Jupiter all in Gemini. Gemini is an air sign ruled by Mercury. Mercury is the planet of communication and the exchange of commerce and ideas. Mercury enters Gemini on Monday morning June 3rd. Information, ideas and abundant discourse and trade will occur while the Sun, Venus, Jupiter and Mercury are transiting the sign of Gemini.

New Moon in GeminiA New Moon occurs in Gemini on Thursday, June 6th. This New Moon symbolizes a great time to begin projects and activities involving travel, trade, education, siblings, and the exchange of ideas and information.

Mars enters the sign of Taurus on Saturday evening June 8th. Mars in Taurus encourages us to initiate pragmatic and tangible action to manifest financial security. Growing your business and starting a savings plan is recommended.

A First Quarter Phase Moon occurs in Virgo late on Thursday, June 13th. Practical strategies for improving our work and health are favored.

Venus and Mercury enter Cancer on Monday, June 17th. Cancer is a water sign ruled by the Moon. Our mental focus will now be on our home, family and personal security. This focus will be enhanced as the Sun enters Cancer on Thursday, June 20th. The Sun entering Cancer signals the official beginning of the Summer season and is known as the Summer Solstice. I will be addressing the significance of this event in a separate article.

Full Moon in CapricornA Full Moon occurs on Friday, June 21st in the sign of Capricorn. An awareness of our life purpose, goals and objectives and how well they align with our soul’s best interest is potentially available to the spiritually evolved and intuitive individual at this time.

A Last Quarter Phase Moon occurs in Aries on Friday, June 28th. The emotional urge to take action will motivate us to grow our garden of personal and emotional security and well-being so that we can ultimately celebrate our success with those we love at harvest time.

Saturn goes retrograde in Pisces on Saturday, June 29th. Reflection and re-connection with activities and relationships that nourish our soul and emotional well-being are recommended.


Roy Neal is a professional astrologer with a private practice in the Denver area. Roy is available for personal chart updates by calling his land line at 720-962-4633 or emailing him at

GEMINI, the twins in 2024
by Roy Neal

Gemini the TwinsMay 20 to June 20

The Sun enters the zodiac sign of Gemini on Monday, May 20th. Gemini is an air sign ruled by the planet Mercury. The Gemini soul has many facets to their nature; they are curious and inquisitive. They thrive on the exchange of ideas and information. They are natural multi-taskers and are able to speak and share ideas on a multitude of different topics.

Gemini rules the third house of ideas and communication. Side by side relationships such as friends, neighbors and siblings are associated with the sign of Gemini.

Gemini, the TwinsThe Gemini person’s skills are in writing and sharing information on a wide range of topics. Their mind is very active but they can be easily bored and seek stimulation from more than one person or individual. Multiple friends and relationships provide them necessary stimulation and amusement. They love word games and a variety of different sources of entertainment and diversion.

The spiritual journey of Gemini is to honor both the “light” and “dark” aspects of their personality. Making peace with the duality of their own nature will allow them to transcend and transform the internal conflict experienced within themselves as well as others.

If you want to expand your understanding about a variety of topics and experiences, you would do well to spend some quality time with someone who has the Sun, Rising sign, Moon or other personal planets in the zodiac sign of Gemini.

Roy Neal is a professional astrologer with a private practice in the Denver area. He is available for personal chart updates and readings by calling his land line at 720-962-4633 or sending him an email at