Posts Tagged ‘Leo’
Our wise ancestors worshipped the stars in the heavens above and considered them to be a direct reflection of the earth below. As you may know, the movement of the planets in our solar system absolutely mirrors everything that is occurring on Earth at any point in time.
Have you heard of the deities known as Nut and Geb? In Egyptian mythology Nut and Geb are twins. Nut is the sky goddess and Geb is the Earth god. In the imagery found in ancient art, Nut is typically shown to be arching over, or mirroring Geb, who lies below. As above, so below…
The Egyptians were exceptionally precise astronomers. The three pyramids at Giza mirror perfectly the three stars in Orion’s belt above. They are Alnitak, Alnilam, and Mintaka. These three stars form the most striking and isolated line in the heavens. Read the rest of this entry »
We all take for granted the sun’s diurnal and seasonal activity and its life-giving energy, but to many civilizations it was also its passage that marked the agricultural and seasonal alterations that were essential for survival and migration. For the ancients the Sun marked the passage of time, as it went through the twelve Celestial Houses of the Zodiac.
It is interesting to note that the Sun itself is one of the orbs that acquires the characteristics of every astrological house, or the personality of each zodiac sign it passes through. When we look deeper into the astrological methods used to divine the planets, we know, in part, the sun is not a planet, by a technical margin. It has a third path of travel known as the precession of the equinoxes, in which it retrogrades around the Zodiac through the twelve signs at the rate of one degree every 72 years. Read the rest of this entry »
The key word here is searching. You can search for years and never find your soulmate, and yet just as you are looking for them, they are looking for you. What is wrong with this picture? Why do soulmates seem to be so difficult to find?
We ask ourselves, “Did I make a wrong turn in life somewhere and somehow missed them? Have I been too focused on work or just surviving and tuned them out? Did I meet them and not recognize them for who they were? Am I not as ready as I think I am to truly find love? Is there really such a thing as a true love soulmate? Have I been wasting my time trying to find that special someone?” Read the rest of this entry »
Born between July 23 and August 23, Leo has a good sense of humor. They are funny and smart. Leo is courageous and creative. They can be easy to get along with others. Leo is ethical, trustworthy, loving and honest, direct, tireless, and usually positive.
Leo can also be full of themselves, controlling, and tyrannical. They can be excessive, overbearing, patronizing, critical, narrow-minded, and uncompromising.
Leo has a certain flair. They tend to be social, faithful, determined, happy, and easy to like. Often their datebook is full. Leo loves to be the center of attention and are entertaining without even trying. When they enter the room they make it brighter. Leo appears confident with charisma mixed in. We can’t forget Leo is proud.
Leo likes fine things and glamour. Loyalty from others is very important to Leo and in turn Leo is loyal to others. Leo can be helpful and giving and are usually willing to help the underdog. Read the rest of this entry »
Born between January 21st and February 19th, Aquarians are intelligent, understanding, fair, charitable, democratic, progressive, and rational. They can also be suspicious, forgetful, easily hurt, long-winded, inconsistent , rebellious, impulsive, and isolated.
Aquarians are natural born visionaries and philanthropists. They believe in the equality of all people. They have the ability to set aside bias and connect with others. They love to be unique and think for themselves. They are lively and inventive in their thinking. Aquarians look forward to the future and all its technologies. They are unafraid. Aquarians can be easy to get along with and charismatic. They collect a wide variety of friends or acquaintances. They enjoy, and delight in the differences between them. Aquarians are well-liked. Others are drawn to their open-minded intelligence. Read the rest of this entry »
In Kundalini Yoga, an ancient spiritual healing science, the fingers have deep spiritual meaning that coordinates with Astrology, emotions, body, mind and soul. We use the fingers to create mudras which trigger certain parts of the brain. Mudra is Sanskrit for “mark”, “seal”, or “gesture”. They are 10,000 year old hand gestures that help to heal and empower us.
Mudras can be found everywhere in daily life. Hand gestures are a part of every culture. Just like the spoken and written word, they can be used for positive or negative. Sign language, for example, is a form of mudras. The military uses hand gestures as a symbol of respect. Read the rest of this entry »
Determination and athletic ability are symbolized by the archetype of Mars the warrior. He is the motivating force through which we feel compelled to act – nothing can stop him. This trait is perfectly represented in the achievements of endurance swimmer Diana Nyad.
Recently the 64 year old Nyad successfully achieved her lifelong goal of swimming from Cuba to Florida. What an amazing achievement and what a fantastic example of the strength and physical fitness possible at the age of 64!
Michel Gauqelin set out many years ago to disprove the validity of astrology only to become one of its greatest proponents. His work proved that Mars was very prominent in the chart of athletes and this is certainly the case in Nyad’s natal chart. Read the rest of this entry »
A number of clients have asked me how astrology can be used to determine a good time to have elective surgery. It does very much depend on the person’s natal chart, but here are some general guidelines for planning the timing of surgery and what to avoid.
When not to have surgery
1. Never when the Moon is in Virgo, Gemini, Pisces, or Sagittarius.
2. Never five days before, or after a Full Moon
3. Not when the Moon is void, of course, because it poses a high risk for complications. Read the rest of this entry »