The full moon in Aries -- the sign of the warrior -- is the hunter's moon. Whatever the pursuit, be it for love, food, gold or other, honorable hunting comes with responsibility. The chase and targeting are only the start of the cycle. If favored with a successful hunt, there is much subsequent work to be done in the sharing and use of the ...Read more
Beyond the Retrograde
To do what feels right to you, you must distinguish between "right" and its sneaky impersonator, "comfortable." The right thing is often quite uncomfortable indeed. It may require you to face a fear, make efforts you weren't planning and work harder than you wanted. But it invigorates and you and helps you grow in a way ...Read more
What's harder to see than distant objects or teeny-tiny ones are the objects of everyday life. The hallway you've walked a thousand times, the tool you hold every day, the switch, the corner, the door... The mundane holds remarkable views. To witness them, we must first awaken. A Mercury and Jupiter direction change jostles us awake.
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When you feel lucky, you are lucky. Good fortune is all in the interpretation. Most events are neutral. If someone wanted it to happen and it did, that person interprets the event as lucky, while another person on the same scene could have an entirely different take. Jupiter goes direct, the sun squares Pluto and the Pisces moon feels it all. ...Read more
Heading toward Halloween, the haunts come early with the Pisces moon highlighting specters of past experience. The guests may be uninvited, but many bring fond memories. A fine feature of the spiritual world is that it takes up zero physical space and can overlay any circumstance or environment; no furniture moving is necessary.
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The sun angles Jupiter to open a stream of abundant good fortune in the realm of relationships, art and lovely living. This casts cosmic lighting on lifestyle topics. What's working, and how can we get more of it? To live in beauty is not as much about taste as it is contentment. Taking pleasure in what you have is the secret to further bounty...Read more
Understanding is a form of love. It takes time, focus and a soft, receptive attitude. It also takes courage. In the process of trust-building, our weaknesses and secret desires are revealed. As the sun, moon and Jupiter drift into an astute formation, the effort and risk intimacy requires will seem a small price to pay for the fortifying joy ...Read more
No one likes a know-it-all, especially one constantly drawing attention to their vast knowledge by talking endlessly about it. The intelligence that shows up in the form of curiosity is far more compelling than what is displayed in feats of memorization. The moon's move to Aquarius encourages applying our minds to what helps humanity.
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This Capricorn moon has four antagonizing interactions along the journey, pausing the mission of conflict but once to harmonize with Uranus. These lunar antics portend power plays and poking around emotional territory to find points of leverage. The ones who can hold their temper, resist temptation and generally keep cool win the day.
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In new environments, the sights offer so much fresh information that they can keep us dancing on the visual surface. In familiar environments, less attention gets paid to visual information our brains have already logged. So, the gift of familiar environments is depth. Working knowledge of what's on the surface allows for subsurface viewing.
The only real happiness is happiness without reason. Reasons come and go; unreasonable happiness just is. Of all the skills worth mastering, unreasonable happiness is the habit with the most lift. The discipline (involving an integration of gratitude, contribution and focus) offers in return the superpower of spiritual flight.
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The sun and Mercury align to clarify feelings, sort out the details of partnership and bring sharpness to the vagaries of love. It should be noted that this isn't always best accomplished with words, and in fact, words can make things much more complicated. The best communication starts with the heart's intention and expresses physically.
The sun and Mars align in Libra, inviting proposals and partnerships. Thinking about what you might be able to do for another person is an exciting creativity challenge. Brilliant arrangements will be struck, in which both parties are expanded by what they give to each other. Work out as much up-front as possible. It sets a tone for all that ...Read more
Venus in Sagittarius explodes our past understanding of what love is. The fiery energy will embolden the shy, illuminate unforeseen options and magnetize us to new locations and social circles. When Venus transits Sagittarius, nothing seems out of the league when it comes to love because love isn't a sport; it's an adventure.
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The end of the Pluto retrograde signals the start of something big. The Libra new moon seconds the motion! Moving mountains is not impossible; it's just hard. Is there a version of what you want that doesn't involve changing the landscape? If you consider all options and the mountain still has to go, it will be doable with the right crew and ...Read more
For a downgraded planet in the outfield of our solar system, Pluto has larger psychic weight than his mass. Events of destruction and rebirth are covered in the Plutonian realm. The current exploration of Capricorn focuses Pluto on our power structures and how we work them. New insights and approaches are coming soon.
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The moon in the sign of transformation reminds us that change requires energy. Make it easy for people to contribute, fuel and support you. Keep friends informed. Talk about what you want. Invite the unseen forces of nature and heaven, the mystical deities and anyone else you can think of. What is the right amount of help? All the help you can...Read more
Mercury and Jupiter in a social air sign trine is a reminder that, on some level, everyone longs to be understood. Few know how to go about it. To reveal more only complicates things, as does explaining yourself. Instead, seek first to understand others. In the process of getting to know them, you will be known by them.
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What the moon says, as she opposes and antagonizes along her merry path, is that things won't stay the same because they can't. Life is a swing, a fleeing and returning pendulum, a tetherball wrapping and unwrapping around the pole. Pleasurable circumstances are temporary. So are uncomfortable ones. Hang on for the change.
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The worthiest practices develop your ability to control your own energy. Your energy animates everything about your personhood, including your behavior, thoughts, attractions, responses and more. To flow your energy well is to live well. Mercury and Pluto emphasize the need for personal rituals of physical, mental and spiritual discipline.