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Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio: From the Darkness into the Light

– Posted in: Choice, Living in Choice, Mercury Retrograde, Personal Growth, Self-Care
October Scorpio Chartres

#3 in a Series of 3 Every 4 months or so, Mercury turns retrograde (meaning it appears to move backwards in it's orbit around the Sun) and much like our forebears, everyone wigs out. Yes, this cycle tends to bring increased technology breakdowns, communication SNAFUs, and scheduling nightmares. But let me remind you, this is [...]

Your Ticket Out of "Crappy-Land" – Get Through a Bad Day

– Posted in: Choice, Evolution, Living in Choice, Personal Growth, Personal Growth, Saboteur, Self-Care, Soul Development
Downward Spiral

“What we resist, persists.” — Carl Jung Circumstances, real or imagined, can send us on a downward spiral. We can fight it, trying all the usual aphorisms: “look at the bright side”... “remember all the good” in an effort to play “keep away”, but sometimes we can’t seem to avoid that sign post up ahead: [...]

Mercury Retrograde in Cancer: Who’s Your Mama?

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Stained Glass of Sign of Cancer from Chartres Cathedral, Chartres France, c. 1220

#2 in a Series of 3 "Mercury governs our thoughts and perceptions and these can limit us; but Mercury also gives us the ability to have new thoughts... which free... us."1 This will be the 2nd of three Mercury Retrograde periods in water this year. Mercury will be Retrograde from Wednesday, June 26, 2013 through [...]

Gratitude in the Void – Moon Void of Course in Taurus

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The Moon Perspective... Gratitude for All that We Have

The Moon will be Void of Course (or VOC) in Taurus from Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 9:24 am EDT to Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 11:31 pm EDT when it will shift to Gemini. All the usual Moon Void of Course mindfulness applies... The Law of Attraction states that what we focus upon we [...]

Stepping Into the Light – Working with Your Sun Sign

– Posted in: Astrological Primer, Astrology & Choice, Choice, Evolution, Living a Fulfilling Life, Living in Choice, Personal Growth, Personal Growth, Saboteur, Self-Care, Sun Sign Energy
Allow your Solar Energy to infuse you.

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself."— Desiderius Erasmus Working from my home office requires a great deal of self-motivation. There are times when I find myself slipping into a lonely space and I lose focus; or worse my Saboteur (you know that nasty inner voice that whispers mean things in your ear) [...]

Moon Void of Course 101

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The moon guides our emotional needs. When it is Void of Course, sit back and reflect.

(Calendars Provided below: November-December, 2013. Or SUBSCRIBE to the iCal calendar which will be updated monthly.) The Moon Void of Course is a time of drifting and dreaming and quiet contemplation... The Moon (the seat of our emotional needs) has completed its aspect "to-do" list, and will "hang out in the Void" in its current [...]