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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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Sagittarius New Moon: Think Big

December 8, 2015
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Navigating the Sagittarius experience requires that we keep feeding our brains with other ideas and perspectives, to keep ourselves flexible and lively. But for the sake of innovation, it's equally important to know when to escape into our own imaginations and retrieve the treasures we find there.

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Gemini Full Moon: Let Us Give Thanks

November 23, 2015
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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...
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Scorpio New Moon: On the Road to a Foreign Country

November 10, 2015
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Scorpio New Moon: On the Road to a Foreign Country

Once, there was so much road ahead of me that I could afford to make some wrong turns along the way. It doesn’t feel that way now. Like a mountain that was once a distant speck on the horizon and is now coming into view, I can see that there is an end point...
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Taurus Full Moon: The Sorcery of Benign Neglect

October 25, 2015
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Each of us, in our Taurus planets or house, possesses the sorcery of benign neglect. In some part of your life, you know how to make things grow, how to support life without smothering it, and to comfort those who are fearful....

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New Moon in Libra: It Isn’t Fair

October 11, 2015
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These are times that call for collective action, and we're fortunate that the generation born with Pluto in Libra has a gift for collaboration that surpasses anything we've seen in my lifetime. It’s going to be up to them to help us remember the power, responsibility, and redemption of living as a society.

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Aries Lunar Eclipse: The White Knight

September 24, 2015
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Aries is the sign of self-defense. At best, it’s the knight on a white horse, brandishing a glittering and lethal sword, galloping to your defense when you feel threatened. But a knight’s crusade is only as honorable as the monarch who sends him into battle.

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