laying your ley lines

eyedee by perrelet, deviant art

I have been reading a book The Infinite Possibilities of a Balanced Brain: Limitless You by Lee Gerdes.  I have not finished it, as I am queen of the multi-task: I am working, writing, listening to astrology metaphysical shows while I clean, and reading several books all at once.  Usually every book is worth at least one gem, if you’re lucky you get a Fleetwood Mac Rumors.

This book reminded me of one of my therapy sessions.  Jane, (wonderful lady !) my therapist, encouraged me to journal my experiences.  I would have none of that – I lived it once, why on Earth would I want to document  the ugly hell ?  Now some of you may find journaling helpful to process it, whatever works for you to help you feel better.

This is how I see it… ( and what the book above reinforced )
Imagine the trail of your thoughts – do you always go the same route – are you depressed or angry or disappointed in yourself ?
How many times a day do you think (or worse, yet – say aloud) you are stupid, worthless or a failure ?

fyi: My chart ruler is Saturn (restriction) going backwards (Rx) and in it’s fall (in Aries), so I am very familiar with this scenario.
 I have Sun (ego, spirit) conjunct Uranus/ Pluto (mistakes, constant ego hits) right up near the midheaven in Virgo where everyone, and I do mean everyone can see it.  In Virgo no less, the sign that craves perfection, sigh.  Mistakes horrify me, I am familiar with the feeling of failure, but I do not give up.  Ever.   I RISE UP.   Folks, meet the curse/blessing of Plutonian power.

Basically, when these negative thoughts are roads travelled over and over and over again, they are like ley lines in your brain, places you give your attention to – they gain power  through repeated reinforcement.  Choose carefully what you think and say to yourself in your mind’s eye.  To what end will you direct your infinite power, your life force, your chi ?  Be Mindful.

Here is your immediate help.  ~> Train your thoughts.

When a negative thought pops up – recognize it – and replace it with a good one.  If you feel your mind twirling in the quiet moments, start with the letter A and go through the entire alphabet choosing a positive word to describe yourself for each letter.

Then do it AGAIN.
It works, trust me.

Calm the monkey mind – pick birds, or artists or songs, star clusters, whatever ! - for each letter – just stay positive, okay…?!
The Four Noble Truths lead to the Eight-fold Path.

Santa Paula Peak Los Padres mountains, Ventura county, CA

Do you have fixed squares in your natal chart ?  Squares represent inner conflict.  The fixed signs are Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius – fixed is just what it sounds like – immovable, stuck, rooted.  Any squares in these signs indicate deeply ingrained patterns that have become fixed over several lifetimes.

Fixed squares are self-will given free rein.

Co-operation and the ability to work harmoniously with others must be cultivated or the body will be the end terminal for difficulties.  The inner conflict on the mental plane will manifest outwardly and cause illness in the physical body.
I speak from personal experience, I was mentally and physically sick for a very long time until I finally got a clue.  I have fixed squares from Leo on the 8th to Scorpio on the 11th, both are fixed signs rooted in fixed houses.

When you vibrate to the highest level of energy mentally, you will manifest and attract magnetically the highest vibrations physically as well.  You will attract people and situations that are in synchronization with what you are vibrating personally.

What follows is a quickie planetary energy guide :
High <-> Low

Sun:  generosity, hope——————-pride, conceit
Moon:  sensitivity, caring—————fickle, weakness
Mercury:  ideas, learning—————-gossipy, worry
Venus:  love, art, beauty——————vanity, laziness, vulgarity
Mars:  energetic, enthusiasm————aggravate, lust, anger
Jupiter:  faith, optimism—————-overconfidence, extravagance
Saturn:  self-discipline, faithfulness—-pessimism, severity
Uranus:  individuality, curious———-unreliable, desertion
Neptune:  inspiration, spirituality——–deception, illusion, delusion
Pluto:  inner power, rebirth—————-obsession, helplessness

From every power that holds the world in chains, man frees himself when self-control he gains.

Venus (love) is coming to conjunct Chiron (the wounded healer) and it took me what seemed like forever to heal myself, but I did.  Now, hopefully, I can help heal you as well.  If you want your natal chart, follow the link on the right – astrodienst – and enter your birth information, if you get lost or have questions, comments are welcome.

namste~
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appetite for instruction


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Michael Andrew “Duff” McKagan

One of the first things I did was go to the grocery store to buy food. It was a novel idea at the time, for I hadn’t really shopped for food in about 10 years. Now here I was, 30 years old, and probably doing the first good grocery shopping in my life. I was an adult with a credit card, a checkbook, and an ATM card. I could buy whatever I wanted in the store, but I had no idea where to start. I thought that everyone was staring at me. It had been so long that I had been anywhere sober that I didn’t know how to act or how to deal.

It was like being on LSD. The lights in the store were blaringly bright to me and the music seemed to be playing hidden messages. I bought some milk and barbecue sauce and cigarettes, and that is all. My shirt was drenched in sweat and I was having a full-blown panic attack. As I drove my car home, I stiffly steered my machine out of the way of three accidents as I rode the brakes the whole way. I could smell my brake pads when I got home.

~Duff McKagan, on his sobriety from “It’s so Easy and other lies” (click here)
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Duff McKagan rose to fame as bassist for Guns ‘N’ Roses in 1987, when the band released Appetite for Destruction.  
It is is the highest selling debut album of all time in the US, with more than 28 million copies sold worldwide.

Next year’s class of inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will be headlined by Guns N’ Roses, the only group on the ballot to be inducted in their first year of eligibility.  Click here for Cleveland R&RHoF

I’ve been reading Duff McKagan’s autobiography and obviously GN’R partied, but I had no idea how far it had gone for Duff personally.  He is brutally honest, candid and wryly funny in his accounts of his life as bassist of GN’R.

On May 10, 1994, Duff’s pancreas burst and he was told by his doctor if he had one more drink he would die.  He spent two weeks in the hospital recovering and taking small steps in the early stages of detox.  He credits his sobriety in large part to guilt over seeing his mother suffering from worry while he was in critical care.

He describes his recovery from addiction through a love of mountain biking, and his voracious appetite for reading.  He began to write columns for Seattle Weekly, and later many other publications.  For Seattle Weekly McKagan archives, click here.

While in recovery Duff read GN’R financial documents and found he couldn’t understand them.  He decided to enroll in financial accounting courses (got an A in his first class) and discovered his love of academics.  He earned a 4.0 and was on the President’s list, quite an achievement from the earlier addictions he describes in his book.  When he saw a need for musicians to be educated about their financial holdings and business deals, it lead him to start his own wealth management firm, Meridian Rock, to educate musicians and give them the power to make good business decisions on their own behalf.

Duff is a 9 life path, meaning he is in a lifetime of completion.  Nine is the culminated knowledge of all the numbers before it, and is a number of utopian ideals.  Nines are spiritual and often have a lifetime of overcoming difficulties.  They learn how to succeed themselves, in order to teach the world how to do the same.  (I’m a nine too.)
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This is a solar chart, I don’t have the correct birth time, so keep in mind the planets in signs remain the same, houses may change.  

First off, I was struck by how Duff has several difficult fixed (ingrained over several lifetimes) squares (inner conflict, obstacles)  involving the Sun (ego, spirit) and Moon (feelings, fluctuation) - they are the luminaries, the conscious (Sun), and unconscious (Moon).
Hopes (Sun) and Dreams (Moon) forming an obstacle to one another.

Moon and Neptune in Scorpio are quiet, secretive and perceptive, if they do not find stimulation, (speaking from my personal experience here; and Duff speaks of facing it in the ring)  they can turn the Scorpio stinger on themselves to feel something, anything.

Moon (habits, instincts) conjunct Neptune can mean addiction in its low vibration, or spiritual healing at its highest vibration.  This conjunction is intuitive, and feels the cosmos coming in.  It is a conjunction that can bring mystical emotions, heightened perceptions, illusions, daydreams and imagination into the waking life 24/7.

Note also the asteroid Dionysus is opposite Sun and Mars and square Neptune.  Dionysus is symbolic not only of wine and merriment, but also of the sharp pruning of the vine in order for it to bear the best fruit.   Sun (life, spirit), Mars (the blade) and Saturn (pruning) conjunction in Aquarius has indeed led to the bearing of Duff’s best life / fruit.

Coupled with a hedonistic Sun / Mars conjunction in square ( inner tension ) to the often delusional energies of Neptune, that’s one heck of an obstacle.  Sun conjunct Mars is raw power, tempered by Saturn (the tester, restriction, karma) the need to restrict and rein in the wild tendencies inherent to the nature of Aquarius.  That trio of planets in Aquarius, is in itself a hurdle.

Here’s his ace in the hole : Mercury trine Uranus.  Mercury is thinking; Uranus intuition and innovation.  Mercury in good aspect to Uranus is the sign of genius, a quick study.   The mental faculties are very sharp and capable of radical trail-blazing ideas.  Through his love of learning (Mercury is study and is sextile {opportunity} Venus, love) he transformed his life (Sun) his habits, (Moon conjunct Neptune) and his creativity, his love and spiritual health (Venus exalted in Pisces) all by taking the opportunity (sextiles) to learn and stimulate his intellect.

He also took the opportunity (sextile) to keep actively busy through sports (Mars), higher education (Jupiter), and he continually pushes his endurance (Aries) physically in order to improve his self-esteem (Sun).

Duff’s North Node of Destiny is in Cancer, the sign of nurturing.  Once he got himself on his feet, he will push ahead helping others too.  Now Duff is strong in heart, mind, body, and spirit and has a loving family.   He is, by building (Saturn rules building, the earth and rocks)  Meridian Rock  (perfect name- I love it !) reaching out to help his fellow musicians learn how to handle their finances so they can take care of themselves too.
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Very quickly I want to say a few words about the day Duff was admitted into the hospital with a burst pancreas.  Moon rules the pancreas, and conjunct Neptune in the natal, it can indicate a weakness.  If circumstances in the life and transits activate it, trouble may arise.  Duff speaks in his book of alcoholism and drug use spiraling out of control, and that will further weaken the body.
Transiting Sun 19 Taurus (life-force) was opposite (call for compromise) Moon 19 / Neptune 17 conjunction (addiction) in Scorpio (the house of death and rebirth).  Transiting Moon was also nearing opposition at 11 Taurus.  Transiting Neptune was conjunct natal Mercury (which is trine Uranus in the natal – that’s a wake up call !)   Transiting Pluto and North Node of Destiny were conjunct in Scorpio as well – a call for transformation, rebirth, and rising to meet your destiny.
Ohm mani padme hum

Duff’s band, Loaded released their 3rd studio album, The Taking, earlier this year, see the video below for an acoustic version of Flatline.


namaste~
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Om Namah Shivaaya

The above is Russil Paul from The Yoga of Sound, the below is directly taken from the liner notes in the 3 cd set.
Click here for a previous post on sound healing and more Russil Paul.

This is one of the most powerful and popular Hindu mantras.

Shiva is the great dance of energy that is the very nature of the universe.  Shiva is that dark principle, which destroys the shadow in us all.  Shiva is the ancient power represented by the mountain and the phallus, the great inner strength and resolve of the yogi, the Purifier, and the one purified by fire.  This chant is the great hymn to Shiva.

Chant Om Namah Shivaaya , draw the mantra out with your breath, and feel your spirit merge with the energy of Shiva, the ancient cosmic mystery.  Breathe slowly and deeply after each mantra, and experience the continual movement of your body as it turns, a motion that you share with the planets and stars.
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This is what you’ll hear from my truck as I blow by you on the highway leaving a trail of incense
heehee   true story.

namaste~
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Sky & Space Salute

Uranus direct on the 10th prior to Full Lunar Eclipse !

December 10. 2011
Uranus direct zero Degrees Aries at 1:04 am, CST, USA
Full Lunar Eclipse 18 degrees Gemini: 8:36 am, CST, USA

Click here for more on this eclipse.

Uranus is odd.  It points to the odd in the natal chart.  Whatever it aspects in the natal gets a ping-zing of quirk.

Uranus is known as the awakener.   It is eccentric in natal chart operation and in orbit.  The poles of Uranus are perpendicular to the ecliptic (orbital path around the Sun) which means it kind of rolls around the sun on its equator.  Each pole will experience a 42 year day, followed by a 42 year night.

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Keck Observatory: Lawrence Sromovsky, Univ. Wisconsin-Madison

(Yes, Uranus has rings, and no they are not red, this is an infra-red camera pic.)  The reason Uranus appears such a vivid blue is the atmosphere absorbs all red wavelengths of the visible spectrum, preventing it from bouncing back into space – all we see is the blue-green spectrum of color.
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Saturn (terra firma, being grounded) is the traditional ruler of Aquarius.  The root (security) and sacral (desire) chakras are in the red color spectrum they are primal and personal, (represent being grounded).

While the blue color spectrum is the 3rd eye (intuition, pure communication) and is seeing the BIG PICTURE - it is more of a tribe vibe, being open to new possibilities, and innovations.
Uranus shifts between the two in an instant.   Grounded to ether !   Snap !

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Uranus is by nature an energy shifter.  It shifts perspectives, vision and thinking like a lighting bolt.

Uranus went retrograde on July 9, 2011 – direct motion reboots things stalled at that time.  Also look to your house of Aries at zero degrees, this is where Uranus goes direct.  Pay attention to the same degrees of Libra (opposition, others and compromise) and Capricorn and Cancer (squares, the inner tension) for where to expect groovy energy downloads.

Uranus goes direct with a quintile - that’s a gift, a talent - the spirit quest – to Venus, the planet of love, art, beauty, kindness, self-worth and values and oh yeah…the green thing, money. $$
Actively engage a shift in these areas – that’s your talent, so use it.

What Uranus will bring up is anybody’s guess, it is the wild unpredictable the free and untamed.
Bend rather than break ~ be pliable, resilient and kind.

Retrograde motion is when the planetary energy is turned inward, direct motion energies pour outward.  The few days prior to either are usually amped up a bit, lol.  You may tweak – fair warning !  Just keep in mind others are tweaking too – particularly those with Uranus prominent in the natal ~
when the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Uranus rules astrology, wireless, telepathy, inventors, the eureka ! , and magnetics.
Uranus’ magnetic field is odd in that it is not centered on the center of the planet and is tilted almost 60 degrees with respect to the axis of rotation.

Since Uranus rules magnetics, polarities (positive and negative), and higher thought - be aware of what you draw to you by thought - for thoughts become deeds.

Because this Full Lunar eclipse is in Gemini (rules hands) I am leaving you with some info about mudras !

Different fingers  represent different elements :

Finger  –  element it represents

Thumb             —      Fire or Sun
Index finger      —    Air or Wind
Middle finger   —     Sky or Space *
Ring finger         —    Earth
Small finger       —    Water

*note : now I will always see this gesture (in title) in a whole new way YaY ! 

There are various hand positions used in both kung fu and in yoga. The hands in kung fu often form shapes that are representational of animals. The tigers claw, the snakes head or the cranes beak are all traditional shaolin hand positions. In yoga the hand gestures are called mudras. A mudra sometimes is a symbolic shape similar to the ones in kung fu, yet more often they are energetic connections being made in the nadis or meridians. By connecting fingers, or pointing certain directions we direct energy and link up specific channels to generate a particular set of internal resonances. The hands are vitally important to the brain. There is an equal amount of cortical tissue dedicated to the hand as there is to the whole rest of the body. By engaging our hands, our breath, our bodies, our focus we awaken our inner sense of awareness and unify ourselves.

Click here for a gallery of mudras.

namaste~
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Savatiri

Savitri is a Sanskrit word meaning stimulator or rouser and is often associated with inspiration; it also has been used to refer to as the light of the Sun, the literal and spiritual Sun.

This light has the power to inspire us on many levels of our being.  Savitri, in fact, is not different from who we truly are…rather it is a symbol of the great power that exists within all beings, providing inspiration to strive higher to find the Truth- in our lives and of our existence.

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MUMBAI, India (AP) — More than 200 Indian girls whose names mean “unwanted” in Hindi chose new names Saturday for a fresh start in life.  The 285 girls — wearing their best outfits with barrettes, braids and bows in their hair — lined up to receive certificates with their new names along with small flower bouquets from Satara district officials in Maharashtra state.

In shedding names like “Nakusa” or “Nakushi,” which mean “unwanted” in Hindi, some girls chose to name themselves after Bollywood stars like “Aishwarya” or Hindu goddesses like “Savitiri.”
Some just wanted traditional names with happier meanings, such as “Vaishali” or “prosperous, beautiful and good.”
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This is such a joyous occasion for these young girls to be shed of the patriarchal confines of the label unwanted.  Unthinkable, a disgrace to all women, all people, everywhere to be deemed unworthy or unwanted solely based on their sex and/or gender.
This is just the beginning, the first step into a new world for these young girls !

Fabulous example of the current (Saturdays) astro:

Mother- Goddess Divine Feminine power Lilith opposite (taking back power) Sun and Saturn – male patriarchal driven society/authority.

Jupiter (hope, ethics)  in Taurus  (ownership, self-worth)  trine Pluto (overthrowing) Capricorn male authority and status quo.

Moon (feminine, soul, emotions) conjunct Mars (power) in Leo (heart, ego, will power), and pride.

Moon and Mars sextile (opportunity) Sun and Saturn (justice, status) in Venus-ruled (feminine, love, beauty) Libra, the sign of balance.

Neptune – creative names/naming conjunct Chiron the open wound that needs healing.

Mercury (names) conjunct Venus (beauty, love).

namaste~
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Tune UP

Solfeggio Master Frequency 1122 Hz. HD

1122Hz is a synthesis or “meta” frequency derived from calculating the output function of the first 12 direct solfeggio tones. As an output function, the essence of each of its tributaries are brought together in the summation of its collective center point, sonically suggesting the integration and synthesis of complete solfeggio spectrum.

Great care and attention to detail have gone in to the construction of this track, infusing the Golden Proportion in to virtually every aspect of it; including tempo, duration, carrier tone to entrainment program ratios, the entrainment deceleration process, as well as the peaks and troughs of the music itself.

The entrainment program in this track decelerates to an alpha level at 7.91Hz on a 93.5Hz carrier tone, making this track ideal for active morning meditation, study, and creative visualization.

Sun is conjunct Saturn in Venus – ruled Libra in trine to the healing conjunction of Neptune and Chiron.
Jupiter in Taurus loves sensual sounds that soothe the savage beast, and it is trine Pluto the metamorph in Capricorn.That’s earth sign to earth sign ~ manifestation.  Good time to set intentions for an outward spiral of growth via the golden mean set in this frequency !Moon (feelings) is coming up to conjunct Mars (anger) in Leo near 3pm CST USA, could be a bit emo….but pussycats can be persuaded…just pet them and they will purr for you~namaste~
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Keymaster

Eleggua is the gatekeeper standing at the crossroads of all life.  He walks between heaven and earth, day and night and is the messenger of the gods to the peoples of Nigeria, Benin and to Afro/Cuban practitioners of Santeria.
He watches human decisions and determines if the open path will lead to progress or to payment.

Similar to Osiris the Egyptian god of the dead, Elegua is gatekeepeer at the crossroads as humans pass from this life into the next.  Also known as a trickster, he is similar to Mercury or the Magician.

I am burning Eleggua incense as a blessing and a prayer that my path will be swift, clear and well-lit as I write.   Appropriate as transiting Pluto (gates to mysteries, metaphysics and the underworld) squares (creative tension) Saturn Rx (discipline) in the 3rd (writing, communication) in my chart at the mo.

* Note: Garlic may also be used as payment at the crossroads.

Sun and Saturn are trine (ease) Neptune (inspiration) in Aquarius (innovative, inspired thinking).  The Mercury Venus (writing, thinking) conjunction in Scorpio is good for research and metaphysics.  Jupiter (luck and abundance) is trine (ease) Pluto (rules Scorpio, opens the gates to the underworld, mysteries and metaphysics) from Taurus the hard-worker.

Blessed be~ may the door open swiftly, and the path be clear in your life as well.
namaste~
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cave of winds

Hello, lovely people…
Today’s reading is from The Shaman’s Oracle by John Matthews and Wil Kinghan.
It is activated when you read it, with the intent of guidance on the path towards highest possible good of all.

Now a bit about this great deck…

The midworld, our reality, is represented by the palm of the hand.
 Five cards are drawn to represent the five caves (fingers of the hand) or gateways to the spirit realm.
 These cards are based on the symbolic language of petroglyphs and the shamans vision quest.

I will give you the meaning of the caves (position of cards), and leave the meanings printed on the cards, and the petroglyphs to speak for themselves.
Note: most of the cards I pulled are energetic, expressive dancers- symbolic of the energies world-wide
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Dancers = energy and expression, dancing to express emotions and raise the self to a more spiritual level

Ancestor = holders of primal wisdom, the whole tribe, Earthkinds source of wisdom through the ages (this includes animals and Gaia)

Shaman = messengers of becoming, the walkers between worlds

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Cave of Ice/Spirits : manifestation, blessings, purification, forces that will not be stopped.

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Cave of Winds/ Shamans : Beginnings, the place of unrealized possibilities, transcendence

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 Cave of Hearthfires/Dancers : Home, protection, magic and gifts of spirits, transformation, power and it’s dangers, the present.

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Cave of Rivers/Hunters : Emotion, boundaries, time passing, shifts of emphasis.

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 Cave of Earth/ Ancestors : Entrance to the otherworld, trial & challenge, initiation, power that can manifest in the seekers world.

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Message from spirit (card at the bottom of deck)

namaste~
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Miraculous

I have long been interested in the martyred saints even though I am not catholic.  Pictured on the postcard below is Saint Jude, one of the 12 apostles of Christ.  He was martyred along with Saint Simon for bringing the gospel to Persia.

Saint Jude’s attribute is a club. He is also often shown in icons with a flame around his head. This represents his presence at Pentecost, when he received the Holy Spirit with the other apostles. Another common attribute is Jude holding an image of Jesus Christ, in the image of Edessa. In some instances he may be shown with a scroll or a book (the Epistle of Jude) or holding a carpenter’s rule.

Jude is invoked in desperate situations because his New Testament letter stresses that the faithful should persevere in the environment of harsh, difficult circumstances, just as their forefathers had done before them. Therefore, he is the patron saint of desperate cases and his feast day is October 28.
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You ever seen a catholic calendar ? - filled  with feast days.  That’s a lot of martyred saints.  eep.  That’s kinda creepy.
I have a book of patron saints, This Saints for You, guaranteed to fascinate, promise!  Saints can help you sell your house, have a successful garage sale, or if you work with explosives, call on Saint Barbara.  No kidding. 

You ever read messages of thanks to St. Jude in your local free reader or mixed in with the want ads ?
These people are giving thanks to St. Jude because their prayers have been answered.

I found the postcard above while perusing a second hand shop with my college roomie.  I was sick at the time, had been for quite awhile, and being a Beatles fan, and  a big Julian Lennon fan, (Paul wrote the song for him.) I popped a few bucks and took it home.

Hey, what can it hurt to have a little help from your friends, right ?
Well…I started carrying it around and I got better.

Thank you Saint Jude, my prayers were answered.
 

Martyrs are ruled by Saturn, and saints, Neptune.  Neptune is my most highly aspected planet with squares straight to Leo (ruled by Sun, the solar life force) in the 8th.  The 8th house is death, rebirth, the phoenix rising from the ashes stronger.
Makes sense with the saints, now doesn’t it.  Rising from the ashes, even stronger after death.  Millions pray to them to intercede on their behalf.

Saint Jude is Aquarian, or rather miracles are Uranian and Neptunian, and he fits the bill.  My biggie Neptune is in Scorpio (the occult) on the 11th house (natural house of Aquarius), so a fascination with martyrs (my Neptune square the 8th and death), saints and miracles.

I am Saturn (martyrs) ruled, and have Venus (love, art) conjunct Jupiter (faith) in the 8th (death) square Neptune (miracles).  I am also a big fan of incense, (Mars rules- which in my chart is on the healing 12th), and bells (Venus rules) to clear and bless the energy in the room.

I have Mars (desires, action) in Sagittarius (faith) which is on my 12th house of mysticism.   So, very spiritual, but not conforming to any religious groups. (My Sun /spirit conjunct Uranus of the free and untamed in the 9th house of faith.)

This is what fascinates me about astrology, it explains soOo much when you learn it.  My friend and client was amazed by her current transits info.
“You can see all that?”     ~Yes.   Cool, yeah ?!
Miraculous ~ the universe ~ macro to micro.
Divine. / Divination.
Neptune rules !

(I would be remiss if I did not add that I was bemoaning the very Neptunian chart I have been blessed/cursed with just yesterday (or the day before, I can’t remember !- ha ! Neptune rules fog; Mercury memory) but today I am looking at it differently, not suffering quite so much – feeling more inspired.)

Thanks to my new friend clareflourish who inspired this post by providing this incredible link to Medieval icons. <- sorry, broken link try this one.

I thank you !
Merry Meet & Blessed Be.

namaste~
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Making Waves

We have a lovely Pisces (Neptune rules) Moon (feelings, public) conjunct chiron (healer) and Neptune (oceans).
Moon and Neptune both trine (harmony) Mercury (messenger of the gods) and Venus (love).
Neptune (oceans) trine Saturn (conservation).

I was cruising Radiohead info and found this great site Project Oceans.

I love it that Radiohead is so incredibly environmentally active - refusing to jet across the globe to play in a television studio - they dial it in - pointedly explaining why to do otherwise is ludicrous.
oh yeah baby I dig you.  My Saturn has a crush on your Saturn. 

Obviously, I’m not done talking about how great Thom Yorke (click here for more Thom) is, so pull up a seat Radioheads..!
Thom has Mercury, Venus and Neptune in Scorpio.  Intense and powerfully perceptive, he is able to read the collective pulse (Mercury, Neptune, Venus in Scorp) of unconscious human need (Mercury opp Moon) and forge (Pluto rules Scorp) new tools for building a more environmentally (Saturn conjunct Moon) sound future for us all.

That Virgo stellium is a powerhouse !
Virgos appreciate life in all its forms.  They see the web of life, the sacred patterns present from the micro to the macro scale.  They are earthy healers here to serve and protect.

Thom has Virgo Mars (desires, action), Jupiter (hope, philosophy) conjunct Pluto (the big game-changer, regeneration) and Uranus (the wild and free).  He is progressive and pioneering, a leader in the environmental movement from a musicians standpoint.  The band has taken solid steps to cut the amount of carbon emissions they produce during touring, as well as backing ecowatch groups and artists programs raising awareness on global warming.

Thom has Libra Sun (balance) opposite Aries Moon which is conjunct Saturn (Earth).  Moon and Saturn have a Mars flavor which brings a militant attitude toward finding balance with the public (Moon) and Earth (Saturn).

Libra Sun opposite Aries Moon conjunct Saturn – all are in Cardinal signs – they are initiating plans of action and making waves.

Thom is a number 5 life path, and has a 5 Sun.
5= Change, flux and adjustment
His Moon is 7 = Divine order, the mystical, a turning point.
Sevens are the triumph of spirit over matter.

Spirit (Sun) in the sign of balance (Libra) using art and music (Venus rules) to shine a reflection toward the masses (Moon) of what humankind is unconsciously doing to our (Mother, Moon) planet (Saturn, Earth).

I’m glad you were born to spin around on the planet with us, thank you.

namaste~
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disengage

The Dharma wheel represents the teachings of Buddha.  The wheel is round symbolizing the completeness of Buddhas teachings, the spokes are wisdom, the hub is discipline, nirvana.

Four Noble Truths

1. Life means suffering
2. The origin of suffering is attachment
3. The cessation of suffering is attainable.
4. The path to non-attachment, the Eight-fold path. (Middle Path)

The Noble Eight-fold path

1.  Right View
2.  Right Intention
3.  Right Speech
4.  Right Action
5.  Right Livelihood
6.  Right Effort
7.  Right Mindfulness
8.  Right Concentration

The Middle path is walking in balance between the worlds of self-indulgence and self-denial.  Through discipline of the heart and mind, nirvana may be reached by realizing all things are transient.
It is the art of  l e t t i n g   g o  . . .

Sun (ego) continues to oppose Uranus (changes) as both square (tension) Pluto (death and rebirth).
It is soon a dark moon and time to release the old and manifest the new.
All blessings to you in this dark moon of change.

namaste~
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chill.

Source Vibrations
 
“We employ sacred geometric sound design, integrating golden mean mathematics, universal harmonics, and solfeggio frequencies for establishing resonant fields of internal coherence.

Embedded with mathematically tuned brainwave entrainment technology, our music promotes hemisphere synchronization, cognitive and bio-energetic evolution, sonically entraining the structures of consciousness into the transcendent frequencies of the Source.”
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The pineal gland is associated with the Sahasrara (crown) chakra.
Its prime function is transcendence, enlightenment and cosmic understanding.
This frequency will engender love and compassion, peace and harmony.

gonna turn out the lights go fullscreen and chill…
namaste~

be at ease

I pulled these cards for my readers, with the intention that the reading will deliver guidance on the path towards the most benevolent outcome for all.  This reading is activated when you read this post.

I call this layout Foundation of Strength , the bottom two cards are the foundation; the resulting strength is indicated in the single card above.

 IX- Aloneness
befriend your quiet stillness, listen to what your heart whispers teach you, unfold the divine wisdom within, fully embrace your aloneness…
Be a light unto yourself ‘ – Buddha 

< Slowing Down
let go of attachments and illusions, be free of expectations, find joy and beauty in each moment, each breath of life.  The essence is at ease.

XXI – Completion
insightful third eye understands the whole : self, life, cosmos, endings and beginnings present in each moment

namaste ~

mystical tone drone

 

The official term for the use of sound and music as a spiritual path is Nada Yoga, which literally translates as “Sound Yoga”.   Nada Yoga or Sound Yoga, with its impressive two-thousand-year documented history, is as formidable as Hatha yoga, the popular yoga of postures, stretches, and breathing techniques practiced widely today.

Etymologically, Nada is sound in the form of pitch, tone, and drone, while Shabda is sound in the form of word, meaning, and language.

Sound, in and of itself, is capable of awakening deep states of mystical consciousness that lead to healing and spiritual transformation, sound itself is a legitimate “yoga” or path, with its own unique capabilities for mystical union and self-realization.  – Russill Paul
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Tonight’s sky~ Venus (vocal sound, art, love, singers) is conjunct Sun (spirit) in healing Virgo opposite Neptune (healing, higher octave of Venus) in Aquarius (innovative change) conjunct Chiron (wounded healer) in Pisces (spiritual healers).

Om Mani Padme Hum
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