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"Ten Tips for New Moon Rituals That Get Results"!
The chemists of the Middle Ages sought to transform lead into gold. But a far more interesting (and effective!) alchemy is internal - transforming the baser elements of the psyche into spiritual gold. Astrology shows us how ... Read more
May 24 Lunar Eclipse: Out From Under the Bed
I was schooled in the “Oh god, here comes Saturn!” approach to astrology. My first teacher would sequester herself at home (metaphorically hiding under the bed) until a “bad” transit had passed. Although I’m known for putting a positive spin on challenging cycles, my chain-smoking teacher’s trepidatious attitude did leave its mark. On Monday, for ... Read more
May 9 Solar Eclipse: Whet Your Appetite
Do you have a love-hate relationship with your appetite? Sometimes it seems like life would be easier (and your waistline slimmer) if that ice cream sundae or cheesy corn soufflé no longer held any appeal. Yet your appetite keeps you connected to your body and its instinctive pleasures. If your appetite disappeared, so would your ... Read more
Astro Feng Shui: Making Magic in Your Home
Feng Shui is the art of placement – purposefully arranging one’s environment to produce beneficial results. The traditional Chinese system uses Chinese astrology and compass directions to determine optimal placements. Western Feng Shui emphasizes the Bagua, an octagonal map that correlates with one’s living space. The nine basic guas, or aspects of life – Career, Knowledge, Family, Prosperity, Fame, Love, Creativity, Helpful People, and Health – fall into different parts of the home.
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Natural Building Pioneers
Building the house was a stressful process that tested their marriage, Wanda admits. But the result of the couple’s persistence is a home that feels like a temple.”It has a wonderful energy, different from a normal house,” explains Wanda, an outgoing woman in her 50s. “It’s very quiet and serene. It feels soft, because sound is muffled.”
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