POWER SCOPES : APRIL 18, 2017 (Venus and crescent moon depicted – Venus is known as both the morning and the evening star- she is brightest right before the dawn) Themes of this week: Slow but significant shifts in relationships and finances as Venus begins to move forward at square to Saturn, unloading psychological baggage … More Power Scopes
A simple ritual for the Equinox, also an ideal meditation for the upcoming and highly potent Aries New Moon next Monday. We are honoring the Fire element and ruler of Aries- Mars, the god of swift action and initiation. In addition to this ritual meditation, I also suggest doing a moving ritual walk, hike … More Equinox & New Moon Ritual
(image is a Vajrayogini 18th century mandala, Rubin museum of art) The energy in the skyscape and reflected upon us is that of great power struggles at the moment. The concept of personal power comes to the forefront – how we do cultivate power? How do we give it away? Jupiter in Libra and Pluto … More The Redemption
(photo by Ellie Bramley) We’re on the sacred journey now – the descent of Venus through Aries/Pisces began early this Saturday morning and sets the tone for the spring ahead. Deep relational work, the ever-present dance between Self and the Other, we’re called to go back and tend to any healing left unfinished in our closest bonds. … More The Procession
While there is an incredible amount of astrological literature available to you around this upcoming retrograde transit of Venus (please see the wonderful work of Chani Nicholas here) I offer my sentiments, thoughts and intuition on the significance of this journey ahead: In some respect the transit is only semi-rare; Venus appears to go backward … More The Descent
This poem was started around January 27 – that point when Venus entered the “shadow” of her retrograde. This means she began traversing the degrees that she will revisit on her descent from Aries back into the realm of Pisces in March/April. Enjoy.