Time to begin!

The Moon, Jupiter and Venus were strung across the southeast horizon as I began this post, just before sunrise. The Moon was, then, a tiny silver sliver, an “Old Moon”, ending the Sagittarius cycle begun in early December. Tonight, January 5th, 2019, the New Moon in Capricorn begins a new lunar month; as the first … Continue reading Time to begin!

Sun on the Absarokas

An end to the madness!?

I don't know about anyone else, but this New Moon in Sagittarius offers me a ray of hope that the madness of the past few weeks, or perhaps months, may finally ease. As much of a cliche as it might be, Mercury retrograde lives up to its annoying reputation in my experience. Website glitches, e-mails … Continue reading An end to the madness!?

Own the shadows and the light

We are in relationship with everything. Relationship is a fundamental aspect of life itself. And how we choose to relate determines the quality of our lives. Whether it is a another person, our vehicle, our body, or our self, we have the option of honoring or not, appreciating or not, loving or not. How we … Continue reading Own the shadows and the light

Mountain healer

The beginning of the harvest – and the end of eclipse season

As I sit down to write this post, the Sun has just reached 15 degrees of Leo, the point associated with the ancient celebration of Lammas, or "loaf-mass". Although in today's world we look to the Gregorian calendar on the wall to find these holidays, they are actually determined by the position of the Sun. … Continue reading The beginning of the harvest – and the end of eclipse season

Eclipses and retrogrades, oh my!

I don’t know about anyone else, but the past few days have stirred up my shadows. I’ve noticed thought and behavior patterns that aren’t very pretty, and that I thought I had worked through, re-wired, healed, etc. All that spiritual work, you know.  Apparently, not. It has been a little like walking past a mirror … Continue reading Eclipses and retrogrades, oh my!

Mountain healing

What nourishes you at the Cancer New Moon/ Solar Eclipse

It is (finally) unmistakably summer here in Montana. After a long, cold, snowy winter and cold, wet spring, we are in that period when the days are still long and bright, the flood waters have receded, and Nature seems unstoppable and inexhaustible. As we approach the Caner New Moon and Solar Eclipse on Thursday, the … Continue reading What nourishes you at the Cancer New Moon/ Solar Eclipse

Piscean sea

Rest and heal at the Pisces New Moon

The last New Moon of the solar year occurs in Pisces, the sign of the fishes, on the morning of March 17th, 2018. The twelfth sign of the zodiac symbolizes the ending of a cycle and the merging of the individual back into the ocean of consciousness, into the in-between space prior to rebirth. This … Continue reading Rest and heal at the Pisces New Moon

Scorpio and the places that scare us

“Shadow work is the path of the heart warrior” - Carl Jung Here in the northern hemisphere, we are immersed in deep darkness. We’ve just finished with Halloween, originally known as All Hallow’s Evening, a time for honoring our ancestors and loved ones who have passed, as well as our own mortality. Ancient Northern European … Continue reading Scorpio and the places that scare us