When taking our first steps in a brand new field, we can be quick to jump in and apply what we think we know, because it feels exhilarating! It's intoxicating! Our entire world has opened in some extraordinary new way, and we want to share it with everyone! We can confidently feel like we already know everything, without realising that we've only just begun to scratch the surface. And this can trip us up in more ways than one. All the way back in 1989, I was frequently enth
You can trust your story, even when (especially when) you feel like you're being tossed around inside a terrifying Storm! From "Kafka on the Shore", by Haruki Murakami “Sometimes fate is like a small sandstorm that keeps changing directions. You change direction, but the sandstorm chases you. You turn again, but the storm adjusts. Over and over you play this out, like some ominous dance with death just before dawn. Why? Because this storm isn't something that blew in from far
"Follow Your Bliss!" as Joseph Campbell exclaimed. (Do you know what your joy is??) Part I of this series of articles on Venus Retrograde can be found here. Part II can be found here. Click the links to quickly navigate through the article: Joy vs Boredom, Emptiness, and Apathy Key Questions Venus in Capricorn: Deriving a Sense of Fulfilment from Your Great Work Key Dates True Joys, Simple Pleasures, and Addictions Why Deny your Joy? In Conclusion Joy vs Boredom, Emptiness,
Why are old friends and lovers reaching out to us? What do they want, now?? Part I of this series of articles on Venus Retrograde can be found here. Part III can be found here. The Past I've recently had quite a few people reach out in confusion, excitement, or distress, regarding old flames who have "risen from the dead," unexpectedly. Some of these blasts from the past seem to threaten our newly ordered world with old poisons and wounds. And yet others want to sweep us o
Connection. Authenticity. Revelations. Patience. And remembering to empty your pockets before putting your jeans in the laundry! Part II of this series on Venus Retrograde can be found here. Part III can be found here. Yes, tonight is the Solar Eclipse in Sagittarius . . . actually, it's literally right now! You might be expecting an article on the eclipse?? But I wanted to get the ball rolling on a series of articles on Venus' retrograde cycle - it's the most personal
Releasing trapped, frozen energy and old, false stories from our emotional body. Eclipse Season May/June 2021 - Gemini/Sagittarius (Info on the eclipse below.) "Never, ever underestimate the power of love. Even one moment of empathic, attuned contact can change a person forever. Please don’t forget that for many, they have never actually known the erupting power of unconditional holding. While you may be burning with the need to talk a struggling friend out of their experienc
Spiritual Bypassing our suffering is incredibly pervasive in our modern society, which is why it's important to bring a level of intention and awareness to it. I've been reflecting on spiritual bypassing. To be honest, it's actually hard *not* to spiritually bypass in our modern culture, you know? It's so pervasive, which is why it's important to bring a level of intention and awareness to it. Just recently, a friend was telling me that yet another new relationship that she'
Let's toast the end of 2018, and be grateful for Life's guidance and loving wisdom ... yes, even when it comes in the guise of Saturn's character-building 'tough love'. Grab a cup of tea, beautiful people ... This turned out to be a long reflection on Saturn and His role in how 2018 played out for us. I've been meditating on what turned out to be a fairly difficult year (understatement!), albeit one that has ultimately psychologically and emotionally strengthened me. I surren