Star Signposts: New SolLunar Cycle in Aries~ April 15 – 21 New SolLunar Cycle in Aries “Sunrise” photograph by Claire Dibble Our last SolLunar Cycle, tied to watery, intuitive Pisces and Wounded Healer Chiron, brought huge emotional clearings and fostered an emerging clarity to our lives. In extraordinary contrast, we now leap into this New SolLunar…

Star Signposts: Last Quarter Moon ~ April 8 – 14 Are any of you feeling sudden tidal waves of emotion moving through you and throughout your day, vascillating between tears and a churning rage or passion? Or waves of astounding energy then needing to crash and rest? If so, it’s all part of the sky…

Many artists speak of “the muse” or the inspiration that flows through them when they are in the process of creating. Some also speak of getting out of the way and allowing the creative process to lead them toward a finished product. Annie Band Jewelry is an extraordinary example of this. Band is an artist…

Star Signposts: First Quarter Moon ~ March 24-30 Our New SolLunar Cycle takes place in sidereal Pisces, linked to Chiron, the Wounded Healer and potent Shaman. In the next three weeks, we will build healing bridges and open new lines of communications. In addition, old wounds still in need of emotional healing might re-emerge. Seek alternative modalities…

Star Signposts: New SolLunar Cycle ~ March 17 – 23 New SolLunar Cycle in sidereal Pisces “Water Child” painting by Lucinda Abbe Our New SolLunar Cycle takes place in sidereal Pisces, linked to Chiron, the Wounded Healer and potent Shaman. In the next four weeks, we will build healing bridges and open new lines of communications. In addition,…

Star Signposts: Last Quarter Moon March 9-16 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 what is important to self and what is not. Knowing…

Star Signposts: Full Moon ~ March 1 – 8 Full Moon in sidereal Leo/Aquarius “Water Keeper” painting by Priscilla Marden (above) I dedicate this post to the courageous, articulate, compassionate high school students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Parkland, Florida, and to their movement ~ Never Again ~ that is arising out of the mass murder that occurred at…

Star Signposts: First Quarter Moon in Aquarius  ~ February 23 – 28 First Quarter Moon During this period, an extremely focused, action-oriented Mars/Vesta conjunction in power-driven Scorpio is getting closer and closer to an exact crossing on February 25. This is sure to bring political inquiries and dramas to the surface, mirrored in the continued…

  This is a daunting task, attempting to distill the depth and ever-evolving mystery of the Universe down to a few simple words and definitions. After studying astrology for over 37 years, I remain an ardent student, continuing to explore the mystery, science, insight, and accuracy of prediction this ancient body of wisdom brings to…

Star Signposts: New SolLunar Cycle in Aquarius ~ February 15 – 28 New SolLunar Cycle in sidereal Aquarius “Heart in Hand” painting by Priscilla Marden (above) Welcome to this very consequential New SolLunar Cycle in sidereal Aquarius, rich with various levels of meaning and possibility. First, it is a Partial Solar Eclipse visible in the South America, complementing…

  Walking outdoors gets our bodies moving and in sync with the natural world. This basic movement stretches and strengthens our muscles. It clears our head and connects us to nature and universal energy. Walking or hiking in nature increases the benefit of the movement and more easily brings us into the present moment as…

Like his ancestors, Ben Clark lives off this land. His great grandfather Josiah “Si” L Ferrin raised cattle and homesteaded off Buffalo Valley Road; his grandfather, Harold Clark, built the road to Hoback Canyon. Two years ago, Clark decided to work the land in a very different way, by wildcrafting the flowers and natural materials…

Star Signposts: Last Quarter Moon~ February 7- 14 Last Quarter Moon “Shadow and Light” photograph by Lyn Dalebout 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…

  There are many healing and supportive properties of native Rocky Mountain plants, harvested to make American Wilderness Botanical hydrosols and essential oils. Though this plant selection has much more extensive uses and healing properties, here is a basic list: The following six plants have both hydrophilic (have an affinity to water) and hydrophobic (repelled…

  About the Author Laura Garrard, CLT, CMT, NCTMB Laura is the owner of Attuned Healing Massage & Bodywork. As a massage and lymphatic therapist and Reiki master teacher, Garrard has assisted others with healing for nine years and facilitates the Teton Reiki Circle. Her bodywork therapies also include CranioSacral Therapy, Thai massage, acupressure, aromatherapy, body…

Star Signposts: First Quarter Moon January 24-30th   First Quarter Moon “Illuminated from Within” photo by Lyn Dalebout 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…

  Uncertainty. Most of us avoid it with everything we’ve got. We grasp tightly to what we know. We seek out safety, stability and confirmation. We aspire to be in control. In fact, most of us have spent most of our lives learning skills to help us stay in control. Whether it’s on mountain slopes,…

Star Signposts: Last Quarter Moon ~ January 8 – 15, 2018  Last Quarter Moon “Seeding Possibility” poem and paintings by Trea Christopher Grey Thank you, dear friends, Trea Christopher Grey and Kimall Christensen, for the gift of your futuristic, positive oracle, Worlds of Good Fortune, no better way to honor, in art, the beginning of the New Year of…

Star Signposts: Full Moon ~ January 1 – 7 2018 Full Moon in sidereal Gemini/Sagittarius “Igniting Passions” painting by Trea Christopher Grey (above) This Moon is Super for several reasons. Astronomically, such close proximity of the Moon to Earth always heightens and amplifies the emotional waves of everyone, even the animals and plants. In addition, Gemini…

An Extreme Athlete’s Vision Quest: My quest began at 2:00 pm on September 17, 2014 in Grand Teton National Park as I plunged my toes into the icy water of Jenny lake and started the first phase of the “Around-the-Clock” triathlon, my personally-created endurance (or as I like to call it: sufferfest) test. But before…