Today’s New Moon in Taurus opens the portal to Eclipse season.
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!
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!?
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
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
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 the cross-quarter holiday of Beltane … Continue reading Come back to your senses: Taurus New Moon
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 continuous spiral of change. Here … Continue reading Time to act at the Aries 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
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 sign, Capricorn marks the beginning … Continue reading Commit to your soul’s path at the Capricorn New Moon