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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) [...]

The 12th Circle of Hell… Uranus Square Pluto

– Posted in: Astrology & Choice, Evolution, Living a Fulfilling Life, Living in Choice, Personal Growth, Soul Development, Uranus Pluto Square

#2 in a Series (I know, I'm being "dramatic" (what do you want with a Leo rising and an Aries moon anyway? ;-) ) The Uranus / Pluto square will be the strongest from roughly May 15-June 8 at 12 degrees... WTF does that mean, right? Right now we are dealing with very powerful, universal [...]

Mercury Retrograde in Pisces: The Shadow From The Deep

– Posted in: Astrology & Choice, Choice, Living a Fulfilling Life, Living in Choice, Mercury Retrograde, Self-Care, Soul Development
Chartres Cathedral, Pisces Stained Glass

Play Podcast #1 in a Series of 3 “Mercury Retrograde”... the very phrase strikes fear into the hearts of many. Everyone wants to hide in bed with the covers up over their heads, attributing every “issue” that crops up during this period to that “trickster” Mercury: cars break down, trains & planes are delayed, your [...]

The Elephant in a Dark Room by Rumi

– Posted in: Choice, Personal Growth, Soul Development
blind monks examining an elephant

This begins a collection of stories, quotes and parables for Meditation... The first considers how we, trapped within our body's perceptions, are challenged to understand the nature of our Souls. by Rumi Translated by E.H. Whinfield, M.A. found on this site. Some Hindoos were exhibiting an elephant in a dark room, and many people collected [...]

Overwhelm & Procrastination: Break free of the Pattern!

– Posted in: Choice, Evolution, Living a Fulfilling Life, Living in Choice, Personal Growth, Personal Growth, Saboteur, Self-Care, Soul Development

My more recent posts have looked at Overwhelm, Procrastination, Perfectionism and Survival Mode… what have they got in common? They constitute a pattern that I'm coining as OPPS℠. There are no doubt times in our lives where we are truly overwhelmed; where we feel we are living in survival mode because of an enormously challenging [...]