FENG SHUI CONCEPTS
By Jenny T. Liu, M.A.
When I met Tracy and Tom (names changed for privacy) three years ago, they had been separated for some time, but had revived their relationship. It was very important that they started over on the right foot this time, so Tracy and Tom called me before they moved into their new home in Calabasas. They believed their last home played a big role in their separation. Neither one of them did well in their old home. Tracy pointed out that they were always ill, arguing and stressed. They tried very hard to have children without any results. Their relationship fell apart because they couldnıt seem to work things out. Tom moved out and given their time apart, they got the opportunity to calm down and think things over. They came to realize their problems had little to do with each other. They still loved each other very much and wanted to try again.
Tracy was born under the Western Direction Pattern; her strongest directions are west, northwest, southwest and northeast. Tom was born under the Eastern Direction Pattern; his strongest directions are north, south, east and southeast. Their new house sits southeast and faces northwest. The main entry and garage doors are on the west and northwest side of the house. The master bedroom is in the south corner and the kitchen is in the east corner. They had rooms in the southwest, west and east areas as well. The bathrooms were on the southwest and northwest sides. This house is stronger for Tom, except for the kitchen stove located in his positive direction.
As the kitchen represents our basic needs for survival, its location can influence our ability to provide for ourselves our income. The kitchen stove is also considered a pollutant and fire hazard. It should be situated in our negative directions, away from our positive areas, where the bedroom and offices are located. Having the stove in Tomıs positive direction may influence his income. I recommended placing a mirror behind the stove to deflect its energies away from the east.
Located in the south corner, the master bedroom is also stronger for Tom. There is a large exposed beam that hangs directly over the bed, separating Tom and Tracy. Luckily, this room has a high ceiling so the compression weight bearing over their bodies during sleep is minimized. There is also a fireplace that faces their bed. The fireplace is a dark shaft of cold ³yin² energy associated with the fire element. When it is directed at people, it can cause erratic behavior, especially argument and temper. I explained this bedroom has unbalanced energy that can potentially cause their relationship to be on the rocks again. To neutralize the negative energies, they should place green plants on either side of the fireplace. The bathroom door is aligned directly at the side of Tom's head which can cause headaches or head colds. To neutralize the bathroom alignment, they can place crystals around the bed to create protective energy field. I recommended rose quartz crystal balls to release stress, enhance love and fertility.
However, because the south room does not match Tracy's energy, and she wants to have children, I recommended she spend more time in the west room which she will use as an exercise and office area. She plans to work at home helping her husband with his business. I recommended for her to locate her desk in the west corner of the room with the solid wall behind her. The 1, 6 and 8 stars are in west sector from 1984-2003. This is one of the most auspicious combinations that bring prosperity and birth to sons. Having the garage door, her office and exercise room here will allow her to absorb positive energy that can bring her success in her business and hopefully children as well. I also recommended for her to use special numbers, colors and items in her office to activate these energies.
Every year since I did Tracy and Tom's initial consultation in '95, they have been consistent with doing an annual feng shui adjustment. It is a joy to see their glowing aura every year and to hear how well they are doing in their relationship and their business. Their gross income has improved every year. This year, Tracy could hardly suppress her chuckles as she told me she is pregnant with twins! The doctor tells her they are both boys.
Jenny Liu holds a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Design from UC Berkeley and A Masters Degree in Architecture from UCLA. She is an expert in the 8,000-year-old Chinese philosophy of Feng Shui who also shares her knowledge through seminars, workshops, periodicals and the Internet. Awarded for her Master's Thesis on Feng Shui, Ms. Liu is a fourth-generation practitioner with her own consulting firm. For more information, please see her website http://www.liu-fengshui.com or for the library of her articles http://www.spiritweb.org/spirit/feng-shui.html If you have questions, you can also reach her at (626) 282-9829.
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