The Summer Solstice and the Portal of Mortals

“Today is the summer solstice – the longest day of the year.   From here we start the long, slow slog to darkness, which culminates at the winter solstice when the sun does its annual ‘about face’ to again, favour us with its warming rays. As markers of our seasons, the solstices have long been theContinue reading “The Summer Solstice and the Portal of Mortals”

Today is a Two of Swords Day – Prepare to see things as they really are.

With the sun in Gemini (where we learn that dichotomies like dark/light and good/bad – are but two sides of the same coin) and (2) the moon in Libra (where we often find ourselves in a stalemate) today is a Two of Swords day. On a divinatory level, the Two of Swords suggests we’re tryingContinue reading “Today is a Two of Swords Day – Prepare to see things as they really are.”

Today is a Six of Wands Day – that’s right – lots of hot air!

With the sun in Gemini (air) and the moon in Leo (fire) it’s a Six of Wands day. When fire and air combine, you get just what you might think – lots of hot air. A Six of Wands day may find you soaring to new heights through a well deserved pat on the backContinue reading “Today is a Six of Wands Day – that’s right – lots of hot air!”

Be forewarned – it’s a Seven of Swords Day

Yet when the energy of Seven of Swords is applied with a playful creativity, you might just come up with a workable solution to a problem for which previously there had been none. Indeed, this is quite likely as seven is the number of victory; it heralds just rewards for hard work.

Mercury in Gemini – a Gift from the Gods

Today Mercury, the planet of connections and communication, moves into its sign of ruler ship, Gemini, where it remains until the end of this month. We may think we already know all there is to know about connections and communication – after all we’re post-modern aficionados with our iPods and iPhones and of course… there’sContinue reading “Mercury in Gemini – a Gift from the Gods”

Saturn in Libra – Watch the Fur Fly!

Nearly 18 years of years of serious societal dysfunction will have reached its peak during the period 2010-2012.  Losses of homes, jobs, and high personal debt will have brought many relationships to their breaking point. On 30 October 2009, Saturn (the ‘get real’ factor) entered Libra (relationships) where it will remain (except during a dipContinue reading “Saturn in Libra – Watch the Fur Fly!”

Today and Tomorrow are Seven of Cups Days

With the sun still in Gemini (ideas) and the moon moving to Taurus (desire), the tarot card for today and tomorrow is the Seven of Cups. On a divinatory level, the Seven of Cups represents an emotionally charged situation where we’re overwhelmed with possibilities–faced not only with the challenge of choosing but also with actingContinue reading “Today and Tomorrow are Seven of Cups Days”

Today is an Ace of Wands Day

With the sun in Gemini (ideas) and the moon in Aries (action), the tarot card for today, 7 June 2010, is the Ace of Wands. On a divinatory level, the Ace of Wands heralds a rush of creative energy not yet formulated into a specific goal or plan.  Instead, we feel a restlessness and dissatisfactionContinue reading “Today is an Ace of Wands Day”

Making the Most of Meaningful Coincidence

JUNG & SYNCHRONICITY – Making the Most of Meaningful Coincidence © 2007 by Debra Moolenaar The more Barbara reflected on a 12th century saint’s words – ‘being a feather on the breath of God’ – the more real feathers she’d find.  One day while walking a labyrinth and grappling with whether to take her vowsContinue reading “Making the Most of Meaningful Coincidence”

Date with Fate – Uranus/Jupiter Conjunction in Aries

It hasn’t happened yet – but it will do –  next week. Jupiter and Uranus come together in Aries – for the first time in over 80 years  – in perfect formation on Tuesday, 8 June 2010, at high noon. Is this important you ask? Yes it is.  Jupiter attunes us to the bigger pictureContinue reading “Date with Fate – Uranus/Jupiter Conjunction in Aries”