Star Signposts: Last Quarter Moon December 10-16 Last Quarter Moon “Life at the Edge” painting by Susan Pitcairn Here is a description of the qualities of the Last Quarter Moon phase compliments of my friend and sidereal colleague, Nick Anthony Fiorenza at Lunar Planner: “This phase completes with our Inner Needs surfacing to consciousness, to become aware of…

Star Signposts: Full Moon/Last Quarter Moon December 3 – 9 Full Moon in sidereal Taurus Scorpio “Precious Waters” painting by Susan Pitcairn (above) This week’s Full Moon/Super Moon on destabilizing steroids is intimately linked to the unfolding planetary political dramas. The Moon is aligned with Aldebaran, Taurus the Bull’s red eye, ruler of the House of…

When we cut and cook an onion, it becomes translucent and reveals many aromas and flavors. Its layers reveal its beauty. And so do ours. As we peel back the layers of our being, we delve into the exploration of what we are made up of, what defines us, and what remains once all the…

Star Signposts: First Quarter Moon ~ November 25 – December 2 First Quarter Moon Here’s a list of the First Quarter Moon characteristics compliments of my friend/sidereal colleague Nick Anthony Fiorenza ~ www.lunarplanner.com “The First Quarter Moon of each lunar cycle draws an external stimulus to initiate action as we move from the inspirational quarter of the…

Star Signposts: Last Quarter Moon ~ November 10-17 “Inner-Glow” acrylic painting by Alison Brush (above) What a dynamic two-week period lies ahead, especially in regards to our roles in the world, the quality of our relationships, the need to take action based on what we feel is fair and just in unfolding events around us. Time to see clearly…

Star Signposts: Full Moon ~ November 3 – 9 Full Moon in sidereal Libra/Aries “Inner-Glow” acrylic painting by Alison Brush (above) What a dynamic two-week period lies ahead, especially in regards to our roles in the world, the quality of our relationships, the need to take action based on what we feel is fair and just in…

Star Signposts: First Quarter Moon ~ October 27– Nov 2 First Quarter Moon “Forming” acrylic painting by Alison Brush The arrival of a New SolLunar Cycle is always a blessed moment to begin anew and we are afforded this opportunity every 28 days. How exciting that this week’s New Moon is exactly linked by opposition to…

Star Signposts: New SolLunar Cycle ~ October 19 – October 26 New SolLunar Cycle in sidereal Libra “Pause” acrylic painting by Alison Brush The arrival of a New SolLunar Cycle is always a blessed moment to begin anew and we are afforded this opportunity every 28 days. How exciting that this week’s New Moon is exactly linked…

Earth Medicine is a system that is similar to astrology, except that it is based on earth cycles instead of the stars and planets. When you are born, the elemental energies are at work and you have certain animal, plants, minerals, winds and directions that all affect who you are and what your life’s purpose…

An overwhelming period of anxiety took over my life a year ago… the gut wrenching, breath stopping kind, absolutely paralyzing both mentally and physically. Perhaps you’ve had times in life where you felt safe, stable and then the earth shattered beneath your feet (a landslide?!): your mind suddenly turned into a night-long, ever- working entity…

We are living in the midst of the accelerated evolutionary change predicted in prophecies from all the world’s traditions. The evidence is everywhere from drastic climate shifts to economic distress, political upheaval and collapsing institutions. NASA has identified significant changes in the magnetic fields and climate of the Earth, of our Sun, and elsewhere in…

Yesterday while I was walking along the river my dog stopped in her tracks and pointed her nose skyward. I followed her gaze and saw a flock of trumpeter swans flying overhead. It was a lovely gift to have those beauties grace my morning. Then today, once again my pup spotted the birds. This time…

Have you ever loved something so much but you know it’s time to let it go? One morning you wake up and recognize that no matter how much you love it, it has done everything it can for you. You’ve learned the lessons. You’ve given 100%. And now the time has come to move on…

Just like a helix of DNA, life is like a spiral staircase. Around and around we go, experiencing and then re-experiencing–but in a new way, with a new perspective that affords us the opportunity to evolve. Evolve: develop gradually, especially from a simple to a more complex form. Revolve: move in a circle on a…