In the dictionary, "altruism" is defined as "disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of others." And yet, in real life it hardly ever turns out that way. To care for other beings is to care for beings in general, a category that, if you are reading this, you fall into. These first days of Venus in Aquarius ramp up the ...Read more
Familiarity is the enemy of glamour. It's why fashion changes each season. It's why there's always something coming up to replace the old phrases, songs and dances that were working just fine. Even if you're not into glamour per se, fresh excitement in some form is still undeniably a necessity of the human spirit -- so sayeth Venus in Aquarius. ...Read more
The first new moon of the year is an ambitious Capricorn influence that's among the most industrious of omens. This is practical magic at its best. It's the right intention dropped into the best machine, setting the big, glorious clockwork in motion. If you know the "what" but not the "how," that's mighty fine. Get moving and it will be taken ...Read more
The best start date for those New Year's resolutions wasn't really Jan. 1; it's tomorrow. If you already started, great! This will be the turbo boost of momentum to get you sailing along. If you haven't started, it's time to get serious about your plans. The new moon of ambition in Capricorn tomorrow is a gunshot to the air, and then we're off...Read more
Tuesday's new moon is different from the others that will happen in 2018 and worthy of some forethought. It's not just because it's the first new moon of the year; it's also because the energy of Capricorn is so powerfully organized, ambitious and practical that it would be a shame to waste. Today, brainstorm about what you'll create in 2018. ...Read more
Personalities can change with the season, but character isn't so easily altered. It's fortified through choices over time. It's too deep in the core of a person to be swayed by passing circumstance. We'll be learning one another's character and building our own during this alignment of Mercury and Saturn. Pay attention.
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Here's something that can happen as Mercury merges with Saturn. You decide in a private moment who you are going to be -- and then you do the opposite. No one is of just one mind. The human mind is a complex landscape filled with many influences and inhabitants. The trick is in getting most of them on board with the same idea.
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If you've ever taken toddlers to the park, you've probably noticed how the socialization one would think comes with being human doesn't naturally exist. There's so much learning involved in playing well and being civil. Be patient through the awkwardness of Mercury in the early stages of Capricorn. We're all toddlers in the park.
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Errabundis [Kindle Edition]Carol Budinger
This epic fantasy of love and transformation tells of The Lorilex, poised to destroy the world. But in the far off, dusty caravan town of Errabundis a powerful force for good is cloaked within an ordinary life. A life that must be awoken to itself if the world is to ...
While Mercury transits Capricorn, we'll want the pertinent information and only that. Edits are appreciated. Small talk is good; miniature talk is better. The Scorpio moon aids in the effort to preserve the sanctity of private things. As George Orwell said in his futuristic classic "1984," "If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it ...Read more
It's a one-two punch of motivational mojo as the sun joins with Venus in Capricorn followed by a conjunction of Pluto two hours later. This planetary power trio in the sign of authority and big challenges lends confidence, clarity and a strong sense of purpose to the mission. "Whether you think you can, or you think you can't, you're right." -...Read more
The sun is getting closer to Venus and Pluto for a powerful conjunction that lines up perfectly tomorrow. In the meantime, enjoy the surge of anticipation. Tune in to your senses and let them guide you in a very visceral way toward the people and endeavors that will speak to your strengths and grow your capabilities.
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Old pain can be remembered but not really felt. With age comes perspective. The sting of rejection, the longing for elusive love -- for many, that's all left somewhere in the snows of yesteryear. Look for living proof that hearts heal, love's wounds mend and life goes on. The mature will be a source of help and inspiration to the inexperienced...Read more
Mars and Jupiter align in Scorpio with serious intent. This conjunction invites subconscious desires and fears to join the party in the conscious realm. Once you realize what's really driving you, it will be extremely difficult not to do something about it. Mars is driven to action, and Jupiter agrees. He agrees so much, in fact, he'll fuel ...Read more
It's said that people are the sum of the five individuals they hang out with most often. With Mars and Jupiter moving closer together, we gravitate toward people we admire, and we're also aware of the negative influences around us. Gaining distance from negativity can be tricky. Adding awesome people to your life solves the problem naturally. ...Read more
In these first days of the Uranus change, it will help to remember that ideal circumstances don't exist in this polarized world. Light casts shadow, deliciousness creates appetite, pain creates need, and need creates bonds of unity. Instead of fantasizing about another place, settle into this game of contrast and symbiosis.
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Some situations are more conducive to building positive, life-enhancing relationships than others. And yet, when it all shakes out, it's about a person's ability to be and make good friends out of the people around them, not about always being in the "perfect" social situation. So says the gregarious Leo moon.
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The Rebel Yell of Uranus
According to the classic Billy Idol tune, the rebel yell cries, "More, more, more!" Uranus, the sign of such ...Read more
The Cancer supermoon welcomes 2018 with a rush of emotion. You may be surprised by how people feel and just as surprised by your own feelings. There's a cleansing quality to feelings. If you're willing to let them flow freely through you like water, they will clear the way as they go, always finding the path of least resistance.
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The moon swells like an oversize party balloon being inflated to pop at the start of the new year! The New Year's moon will be a supermoon, meaning that it will seem a lot bigger and brighter because it's on its closest trajectory to Earth. But that's tomorrow. We're not quite there yet -- just as we're not quite in the new year yet. Be safe; ...Read more
The Gemini moon doubles up on the lunar energy to give us gusto in the last hours of the year. The twins are known to boost our interest in all things trendy, social and fun, so you can expect the end-of-the-year festivities to start early. The resolutions will be lighthearted, if they happen at all. Many are just looking for a party.
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