Mercury in Leo: Command Attention and Speak From the Heart.

Mercury in Leo: Command Attention and Speak From the Heart.

  After an extended stay in Cancer due to the last Mercury Retrograde, Mercury moves into Leo on August 4th until August 19th. Yes only 15 days to command attention and speak from the heart, both of which are needed! ‘Look at me’, Leo in Mercury shouts. Leo energy loves to take the stage and to shine and Mercury in Leo loves to sing and perform to gain attention. It’s a fabulous time to promote yourself and to show your shiny sunny side since Leo is ruled by the Sun. Remember that this is Mercury in Leo by transit, however, and Mercury is language, thoughts, communication, learning, the mind, information, wit and youthfulness. Mercury is the trickster who is the messenger of the Gods, the vehicle for transmitting messages from the universe to the human world. The psychopomp who travels between words. This means that Mercury in Leo demands words from the heart, words of love, words that bring joy to the self and others. I’m aware that my words are not always kind, it’s something I work on at all times as it’s my soul habit to work on (Aries/sharp/aggressive South Node/Karmic Lesson/Soul Habit in the Third House/language/words). Are you aware of where you are not always kind and loving in your words? In this brief time, as Mercury flies through the sign of the Lion, the heart, and love, we are called to be more conscious of our words and to speak only kind words. Words of love and generosity. Of course, this applies to our thoughts and perceptions as well. Find yourself thinking unkind thoughts? Try...
Follow Your Heart: Lunar Eclipse in Aquarius 2017

Follow Your Heart: Lunar Eclipse in Aquarius 2017

I’ve been sitting with the Lunar Eclipse chart for ages now (and the Solar Eclipse chart but more on that later). I like to find a central theme that encompasses the whole and it was right there on the wall of my office. The simple sign that cost me a few bucks at TJ Maxx to honor my 15 year old soul part that I have been reintegrating since a soul retrieval session with my friend and Shamanic teacher, Paula, back in January 2015 when I was going through a real dark night of the soul. Follow Your Heart. Sounds so easy right? But we get so tied up in the mind fucks. The constant voices from your upbringing. The family, the culture, the institutions. Those voices in your head that say you don’t fit in because those mind fucks don’t feel right. The constant contorting of the self to fit in or to loudly say, ‘I’m different’. The pain of that 15 year old soul part is back today. Shamanic work keeps working, if you allow it. That girl that knew how unique she was, as we all are, yet who desperately wanted to belong. Isn’t that what we all want? The message of this eclipsing of our emotional body is clear. It’s time to let go of (south node and Full Moon) or eclipse all those mind fucks from your lineage. All those messages that are not yours. It’s time to let go of the need to set yourself apart, to hold yourself aloof, because of the fear of opening your heart and truly following your heart’s...
Hard Astrology Aspects: You Choose How To Respond!

Hard Astrology Aspects: You Choose How To Respond!

I sometimes feel that I am a little Pollyanna like with Astrology compared to others. My general optimism comes partly from four planets in Sagittarius but I DO have plenty in my chart to dampen that and I DO have my ‘bad’ days. But my belief is that it’s all about how we respond and react to the energies. I have been through enough had aspects in my life to KNOW that things get tough. But I also know that nothing lasts and we get to choose whether to sink into despair or to look at the bleak side. Pluto brings death and transformation of all kinds and Uranus brings revolution and sudden shocks and change. These two are the slowest of planets and, therefore, some people are lucky enough not to have too many of these transits, especially the conjunctions (where the planet crosses the same point that a planet in your birth chart is at). But, because of the make up of my chart, I have had BOTH planets cross almost every planet and luminary (Sun/Moon) in my chart. So I get it. I have been through almost every hard aspect possible in my 55 years. I lost my Dad and gave birth to my eldest daughter under my Pluto square aspect. I went through the deepest depression of my life as Pluto crossed my Ascendant and my Saturn (they are very close together) but I also went through the time of greatest growth as I faced the lessons Pluto was asking me to. On both occasions! And the aspects to my own chart in mid 1989...
Cosmic Connections w/ Louise Edington: Creating Breakthroughs From Breakdowns!

Cosmic Connections w/ Louise Edington: Creating Breakthroughs From Breakdowns!

In this episode, Life Path Catalyst and Intuitive Astrologer, Louise Edington, talks about the energies of the upcoming week. We are entering Eclipse season and this week is a culmination of things that were begun in April with the Eclipses then and the Cardinal Grand Cross. Louise will guide you to navigate the tremendous forces for change that are occuring this month starting with this week in particular. All this months calls will focus on this and take you through this revolutionary time so be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss an episode! Louise will also be opening the lines towards the end of the call to do intuitive card readings for those with questions. The featured recording is the soon to be released Awaken…yoga nidra guided relaxation conceptualized by Shanti Curran, of the world renowned folk duo Arborea, and Julie Gammon, yoga nidra specialist. The two have been co-creating emerge…a live monthly new moon experience combining shamanic sound healing from Shanti and soul nourishing nidras from Julie. Awaken…yoga nidra is a divine realization of this collaboration. This guided relaxation and sound healing brings you into a deeply restorative state (the superconscious state of yoga nidra), reintegrates the 5 sheaths of your Being, enhances your vital energy and leaves you feeling deeply restored with a greater sense of peace and wellbeing. http://blogtalk.vo.llnwd.net/o23/show/6/981/show_6981119.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...