To understand the true meaning of the word obedience, and to perceive just a little more of the Truth of a tree, try this meditation.
Gemini, its planetary ruler Mercury, and the third house denote the stage in the zodiac phases of development in which we learn to perceive the other and what’s around us.
Embodiment. Incarnation. Energy solidifying into form. The newly planted seeds of the Aries cycle now ending are putting roots into the Earth and mass on their new shoots. The Taurus New Moon initiates a new cycle on Tuesday, May 15th, 5:48 a.m. MDT at 24 degrees Taurus. Just past is […]
In our linear view of time, we point to a particular date on our Gregorian calendar as the beginning of a cycle, in this case the calendar year. Yet in real life – meaning the natural, real world – time moves in cycles with no beginning or end, just a […]
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 […]
We passed the halfway point of winter when the Sun crossed 15 degrees of Aquarius on February 3rd. The returning of the light was marked in ancient times by cross-quarter holidays, celebrations tied to the points in-between the equinoxes and solstices. In this case Imbolc, or Candlemas, celebrated the first […]
“You are tough!” said the woman admiringly. She was riding in the pickup full of a neighbor and his family, another truck behind them, both chained up on all four wheels. They were coming out and I was going in, my chains in the form of snowshoes; my extra clothes, […]
Capricorn, the sea-goat, is depicted as a watery, spiritual creature of the sea transitioning to an earthbound, mountain climbing goat. Capricorn, associated with the feminine wisdom of the grandmothers, spurs us to make concrete the desires of the soul. It’s highest expression is manifesting spirit into form. As a cardinal […]
“In a dark time, the eye begins to see” Theodore Roethke At the Sagittarius New Moon on December 17th, the darkest time of the month conjoins with the darkest time of the year in the northern hemisphere. The solar year ends and begins anew just days later at the Winter […]
“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 […]