Apr 092015

Earlier today, I tell mom that last night I dreamed about Keanu Reeves.
“Do you know who he is?” I ask her.
“Of course, I know”, she answers.
Five minutes later I hear my mom laughing uncontrollably.
“What’s going on”, I exclaim.
Nothing. No answer, mom still laughing her butt off.
“What’s happening”, I repeat my question.
Sis then tells me that, while browsing a website, mom got to a video showing Keanu Reeves in the foreground. It was a short scene from the movie Matrix, the part where Neo goes to the Oracle. If you don’t remember or haven’t seen the movie, here is how the conversation went on:


The Oracle: You know why Morpheus has brought you to see me.
Neo: (nods)
The Oracle: So. . . What do you think?…Do you think you are the One?
Neo: Honestly, I don’t know.
The Oracle: You know what that means? (She points towards a board above the door.) It’s Latin. It means Know thyself. I’m going to let you on a little secret: being the One is just like being in love. No one can tell you that you are in love, you just know it. Through and through. Bones to bones. Well, I better have a look at you.


It’s funny, in a way. A few days back, I dreamed my own Oracle: an old, tall, thin guy, wearing a black hat and a pair of sunglasses. My father found him sitting on a bench and he brought me to see him. There was something unusual about the old man. And while looking at him, I thought he was either blind or deaf. I wasn’t sure whether I was supposed to prove myself or not. But all of a sudden, I began communicating through my mysterious sign language. He took a brief look at me, stopped me midway through and gave me the friendliest smile ever. He then said:
“You do not choose the energy. The energy chooses you.”


Four hours later, mom is still laughing.

  4 Responses to “My own Oracle”

  1. Oh my word Catalina your father meeting that man was a Blessing for you all♥♥ it helped you tune into natural energy flow

  2. Im so glad you have your own website Catalina ive followed you on utube for years and I remember Christmas day told us that you were ill I showed my sister I was so shocked…♥♥ I prayed and prayed for you and your family to get through it all and here you are still amazing us all I believe in you getting back to yor crochet someday I know myself its really difficult with sight problems and to train your mind and fingers to go by touch feeling along to see where to insert hook to do your stitch.. It used to frustrate me but for now I can see that wee bit better and I sometimes close my eyes or try not to look what im doing…God Bless you Catalina you have always been in my prayers since that sad day your sister reached out to us all.. wow look at you both now an Inspiration for us all ♥♥♥

    • Hi, Linda. Thank you for this lovely “letter”. I began crocheting again. Now I’m working on a blanket using the Granny on the Straight Stitch. You can take a look on Facebook if you wish to. I am pleased to hear that you are alright as well. Crocheting is,indeed, a good practice for your mind. Hugs and be well.

      • Hi Catalina I’m so thrilled to get a personal message from you and your sister❤️❤️👍🏻
        I am also thrilled to hear you are crocheting again brilliant I’m going go check this out now on facebook

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