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Scorpio Full Moon: Be a Beautiful Godzilla

April 18, 2016
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Scorpio Full Moon: Be a Beautiful Godzilla

Ritual is the way we ask for help from the gods, but if you’re like me, you may not feel comfortable with solemn, formal ritual filled with prescribed incantations and possibly incense. In fact, I think all that’s required is that we simply ask for what we want—politely, respectfully, and winningly, while putting our...
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Libra Lunar Eclipse: Go Gently

March 20, 2016
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Libra Lunar Eclipse: Go Gently

“Going gently” sums up Libra’s approach to the world. It appears as elegant touches in unexpected places, moving with grace, choosing the nice shirt, setting things down carefully, coaxing the cat. It’s in the little ways of approaching life with a spirit of beauty and grace, smoothness and quiet.

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Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Eclipse?

March 6, 2016
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Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Eclipse?

Though eclipses are dramatic and interesting, few of them are truly life-changing. For many of us, this Solar Eclipse will come and go with some mild emotional disruption and perhaps some unexpected developments in some area of life, and that's about it. But watch your chart closely over a number of years, and you...
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Virgo Full Moon: To Serve Man

February 18, 2016
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Virgo Full Moon: To Serve Man

I'll bet it's easier to think of half a dozen people who've recently given you poor service than it is to name even half as many who've offered help with a smile. Why does it seem so many people are unhappy in their work? Apart from things like sustenance wages and job insecurity, I...
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Aquarius New Moon: Alone, Together

February 4, 2016
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Aquarius New Moon: Alone, Together

Aquarius-style friendships are the mesh tank tops of relationships - loosely-knit alliances that keep us covered but let us breathe. They let us feel like a part of society without losing our independence.

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Leo Full Moon: The Gift of Boredom

January 21, 2016
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We're all busy people. But we're all creative spirits, too. And while it can seem daunting to carve out enough space in your life to become really proficient at a creative pastime, in the end the tools matter very little anyway. The key is to master the tools just enough that they cease to...
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Capricorn New Moon: Starting with Why

January 8, 2016
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Once we know why we’re doing something, the road forward is usually clearer. And though Capricorn is a pragmatic, "what" and "how" kind of sign, this particular Capricorn New Moon is a little different. This is a New Moon, and a new year, that demand we get to know our own motivations, the impalpable...
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Cancer Full Moon: Mother Christmas

December 21, 2015
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There comes a moment during each holiday season when I reflect on the boisterous, colorful, exciting Christmases of my youth, and I wonder whether my modest version of Christmas doesn't mark me a Scrooge. But in my heart, I know that all I really want of the Christmases I remember is to be a...
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