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Gemini Full Moon: The Gift of Listening

Gemini Full Moon: The Gift of Listening

Listening – that simple gift of attention and love, like holding open a door for someone leaving a store as you’re entering – makes the world feel a little kinder, a little more civilized.

Gemini New Moon: Thinking for Fun

Gemini New Moon: Thinking for Fun

Some of us lose the gift of delight as the years go by. In the grown-up world, so much depends on being regarded as knowledgeable, even expert, in ways that will help you win a political argument or be considered more valuable in your job. Information that bears out the flaws in one’s logic or a competitor’s superior skill is treated as a shameful nuisance to be swept under a rug, rather than an exciting new toy to challenge the brain and delight the imagination….

Gemini Full Moon: Grownups at the Table

Gemini Full Moon: Grownups at the Table

I could not tell you what the adults at that table spoke about. It didn’t matter to me in the least. It just mattered that the voices I loved were swirling around me like a protective cloud. It meant that the grownups were on the scene, and I was safe….

Gemini New Moon: Pinwheels

Gemini New Moon: Pinwheels

Nothing in this month’s planetary picture should discourage you from brain- storming your Gemini heart out. But it may be the case that one idea immediately collides with another, and then another, and another, until your mind is racing and you feel like you did as a kid, spinning around and around until you collapsed dizzily on the front lawn….

Gemini Full Moon: Let Us Give Thanks

Gemini Full Moon: Let Us Give Thanks

An excess of Saturn makes for a chilling sort of social Darwinist view of life, where only the toughest deserve to survive. And too much Neptune makes it impossible to accomplish anything worthwhile, because you’re preoccupied with avoiding painful reality and keep forgetting to pay the electric bill. But here’s the good news: we’re people, not planets….

Gemini New Moon: Road Trip

Gemini New Moon: Road Trip

It’s so easy to trivialize Gemini, to dismiss it as a fickle, gossipy, lightweight sign. But that is a young person’s way of looking at it, the perspective of someone who hasn’t yet learned about the tyranny of definition. When you’ve spent decades writing, editing, and telling your own life stories, you begin to see Gemini quite differently.