Last Tuesday (August 30) Mercury began its three-week retrograde lasting till September 21, moving backwards from 29 degrees to 15 degrees Virgo.
Burning Man, nine-day, intentional, temporary, desert art community, on the playas of Black Rock City (BRC), (northern) Nevada, begins Sunday, August 28 and ends Monday, Labor Day, Sept. 5th.
Last week (July 29th) Uranus in Aries (interruptions, waking us up to all things new) turned retrograde at 24 degrees Aries.
In ancient Egypt the annual flooding of the Nile occurred as Sirius, the blue-white star left of Orion, became visible just before sunrise.
Leo is the month in which we praise one another. Recognizing the creative luminous light of purpose within everyone’s life.
Each of the twelve signs provides humanity with a task, a specific labor, which helps humanity recognize and step upon the Path of Return.
On Thursday, July 14, Venus becomes the Evening Star in our night sky. setting a few hours after sunset. Venus remains a bright glittering “star” until December 31, the last day of 2016.
We are in the month and sign of Cancer. Looking around our world we might see images that pertain to Cancer; crab, scarab, tortoise, gates, waters, mother with child, angels (the Cherubim who protect mothers and children).
There are many icons for the sign of Cancer.
Beginning at summer solstice, and for 72 hours after, the Sun remains still in its northern position at the Tropic of Cancer.