Solar Eclipse: 8 Pisces 11

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Quotes and phrases from the last week*:

 

‘Don’t be afraid, be ready.’

 

‘The law is no substitute for morality.’ 

 

‘New burdens, new anxieties are presented to you as freedoms.’

 

‘Revolution without evolution’

 

‘Deconstruction with a blunt tool’

 

Now Picture this: Procreator Extraordinaire, sparking with electric frizz, somewhat frustrated and definitely weary… pausing for a moment with tender Solace…. resting in the mystic home of Boundless Grace….a magical glow begins radiating from within that marvelous mind-soup. This is true, bone-deep refreshment.

 

Now, if the archetypal Sun and Moon are unplugging from The Noise for a couple days and since they represent integral life forces within each of us, perhaps we should do the same. We can plug into this super charger and rest while the juices flow.

 

Then we might begin to sense that some themes are ending or no longer hold us as tightly; we are turning a corner and new vistas of experience are waiting for us on our way. It would be good to leave yourself some markers here to discover at a later date: a journal entry, a souvenir from your daily travels, a photo.  

 

And what these inklings could mean to you and for you doesn’t have to be anyone’s business but your own just now. There may simply not be words yet to convey it – even to Self. It’s form may dance like a bed sheet out drying on a breezy night, teasing the mind’s eye. That’s alright, too. It helps us keep up the practice of being flexible in response to reality  – and who wants to get into a theoretical debate about the validity of one’s magical glow?!

 

Actually, I suppose a kindred spirit would – a shared reverie – and the mutual support would be a boon. In fact, that shall be my super new moon solar eclipse wish for you: a kindred spirit for company. But you must still make at least one for yourself. If you would like some complimentary help ‘framing’ your wish, just ask. I am all for mutual support. 🙂

 

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Anything said or done in a heartfelt way affects the world, contributes to its aliveness, stops it unravelling. This is how prayer and magic work. This is a form of cause and effect that is outside the scientific remit, but it is the most important form of all. Contributing to the world – saving the world, even, as if we could possibly know how – is not just a matter of direct action, though that has its place. It is also about inner work, of heartfelt intention, of prayer. And that connects us to the deeper soul of the world. It is that thing beyond us, that is vastly bigger than us, that makes the difference.

 

  

 

 *quotes 1 & 2: Edward Snowden; Quote 3: Slavoj Žižek; 4 & 5: originator unknown; Quote 6: Barry Goddard

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New Moon: 7 Sagittarius 43′

 

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The Sabien symbol for  7-8 deg Sagittarius:

Within The Depths Of The Earth New Elements Are Being Formed

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A new moon is the perfect time to set an intention in keeping with its purview of the space. This new moon covers 2.43′ – 12.43′ Sagittarius. Checking your wheel for which house/s of life experience this covers and coming up with a statement of intent on these matters is a wise, judicious, beneficial, faith-exercising and mind expanding thing to do. 🙂

Tip: your level of awareness in these matters will also inform your assessments concerning value exchanges, emotional or material, with others. Intend to expand your awareness!

– weaver

 

Full Moon: 22 Gemini 26

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A 5-star Tip From Gray Crawford: The Full Moon in Gemini is a gateway into the first exact opposition between Jupiter and Uranus in their current cycle, as in the dark Moon of the forthcoming waning lunar cycle Jupiter will form an exact opposition with Uranus on 26 December 2016.  The opposition between Jupiter in Libra and Uranus in Aries, with Saturn in Sagittarius forming a trine to Uranus and a sextile with Jupiter, is one of the dominant aspects of astrology in the year ahead.  We are only at the beginning of getting a sense of what these transits will mean for us in our lives, and although there are already signs of potential meaning there is  such an unexpected, shocking quality to Uranus that becomes strikingly catalyzed through an opposition with Jupiter, that its impossible to know fully what to expect given that experience can rapidly shift and change with sudden developments that come seemingly out of nowhere.  In the tension between the opposition between Jupiter and Uranus, it will be fruitful to make space away from relationships in order to attune within to everything being activated from external sources.  There is dynamic inventiveness found within these aspects to express into all manner of creativity that needs channels of release that will support its flow, rather than projecting it at walls of resistance that will only block and repress it.

 

 

 

 

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Mutable Soul

Praise to the rituals that celebrate change,

Old robes worn for new beginnings,

Solemn protocol where the mutable soul,

Surrounded by ancient experience, grows

Young in the imagination’s white dress.

–          Dana Gioia

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Off the Grid

So that’s the plan. A piece of land with a panoramic view above the middle of almost nowhere. A dirt road that doesn’t technically exist cut into the side of a mountain , in a place with no water or electricity, leads down to a small pre-fab house. Today’s chores: continue to weld pergola beams together, clean away all of the tree branches and thorn bushes protruding into the road so that you don’t feel pushed towards the cliff’s edge on your rickety way. Reward:

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Voice 

Democracy is not for the lazy or indifferent. All that urgent indignation we endured – and continue to – from every faction whirled up from complacent demographies. Most politicians are careerists. As they move from the local to somewhere in the glocal sphere, are we keeping them on their mark? Are we there to witness when they stray

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from original ideals or goals? When we see a worrying partnership forming up, be it with big business, pharmaceuticals or exclusive ideology?

There has to be an understanding of and commitment to co-creation with politicians as they  attempt to be ‘our’ voice. The successful ones ARE our voice whether we can hear ourselves in it or not. They are only human, after all, and it’s obvious their staffers create a protective bubble for them. In other words, they eventually live in a vacuum: it’s not the real world.

Otherwise (and since we don’t want to BE the politicians), we must accept an atmosphere of extremism. Squeaky wheels are always getting the oil (dammit!). Maybe we could find a moment to look into who’s running/serving on the local council, or the state parliament, and what their agenda/long term vision is…

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Straight talk about the importance of the spirit, the fable, the archetype of religion spanning humanity: Marilynne Robinson + Marcelo Gleiser on The Mystery We Are: What do a fiction writer and an astrophysicist have in common? Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Marilynne Robinson, together with physicist Marcelo Gleiser, connect dots between the cosmos, our minds, and all the ways we discover the story of where we came from.

Jumping Over the Garden Wall

An excerpt from an article by Paul Budde, Who is Going to Dominate the Internet? Old systems breaking down because new systems are flourishing.

  It was interesting to see how, a decade or so ago, some of those vested interests in the telecoms and media world tried to copy their traditional business models over to the online environment. They simply tried to create another walled garden business for their businesses, this time on the Net. ..However these walled gardens were not popular with their customers and most simply jumped over the wall onto the free and open internet.

 As predicted in the late 1990s, a more successful model would be to establish vertical portals, with very deep

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content. Several of these highly specialised sites are still operating around the world, some based on language differences; others on niche markets, unique products and services, special interests, etc; and the number of such ‘long tail’ sites continue to grow.

The rules of social networking are mutable. Necessarily so.  – Natasha Lomas

Pluto in Capricorn

Simply put by daykeeper journal: Pluto’s impulse goads an organism, person or a culture to experience the style of an archetype in its purest, most raw form. No impediments. Zodiacal signs are strict differentiations of universal conditions — the archetypes or noetic forms of manifestation. Capricorn’s style is pragmatism. The Capricorn message is “Wake up! Get real.” Pluto in Capricorn says “Get real — or else.”

Spending your most precious commodity…Thoughts for serious reflection in this season from the Oxford Astrologer about where you are putting your energy:

And finally, a compelling work for your consideration. Something about this poem just arrested my mind in its tracks. It takes such a magical journey from its first line to its last. Wow.

 

CHANGED

They said something mean about me

and didn’t notice it was mean.

So my heart wandered

into the rainy night without them

and found a canopy

to hide under.

My eyes started

seeing through things.

Like gauze.

Old self through new self.

My flexible body

went backwards

and forwards

in time.

It’s hard to describe but true:

I grew another head with better ideas

inside my old head.

Naomi Shihab Nye

Reflections welcome…