Browsing Category Lunar Phases

Sagittarius New Moon: Hatful of Stars

Sagittarius New Moon: Hatful of Stars

Sagittarius is better equipped than most to handle December’s cold, dark solitude. He doesn’t scare easily. He is exhilarated and dizzied by the long, dark nights; their stars are proxies for the faraway lands he may never see, silent and twinkling assurances that no matter how much of the world he explores, there will always be new lands waiting to be discovered.

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.

Libra New Moon: The Way the World Works

Libra New Moon: The Way the World Works

I used to complain strenuously about the folly of trying to fill our empty spaces with another person’s gifts. But if you marry a person who is good at the things you’re not, they just might help you develop those qualities yourself.

Aries Full Moon: Keep Fighting

Aries Full Moon: Keep Fighting

This Full Moon in Aries and square Pluto shines its light on a world full of fellow humans fighting for their lives —and the danger that we have learned to take such battles in stride. Pluto symbolizes not only the power we wield but also the power that fellow beings and nature hold over us—the sense that we are powerless and insignificant in the grand scheme of things.

Virgo New Moon: Practical Magic

Virgo New Moon: Practical Magic

When we leave our formalized ritual spaces, we need a method of pursuing our lofty spiritual goals in the real world, ideally one that capitalizes on the fifteen waking hours each day that most of us spend just taking care of business. Enter Virgo, who asks, what if each part of your day, tasks great and small, could be a catalyst for your spiritual growth?…

Pisces Full Moon: The World Without Us

Pisces Full Moon: The World Without Us

Our wise Pisces natures shrug in cheerful acceptance of life’s inherent messiness, the missed deadlines, the world in disarray, and the house that needs dusting. At this Full Moon, take your cues from your heart, and relax a little.