Risa’s Astrology

Mercury Retrograde in Pisces – Reflection & Review

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By Risa D’Engeles Thursday, February 6th, Mercury makes its first 2014 retrograde (from 3 Pisces to 18 Aquarius). We’re familiar with generalized guidelines for Mercury retro. No major purchases, signing contracts, buying homes or cars, expectations of being heard/understood, strange driving and drivers, less and less understanding, messages not received, misunderstandings, etc. Mercury retrograde times…

Chinese New Year, 2014 — Green Wood Horse (馬 午)

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By Risa D’Angeles “…Wood gives unconditionally, giving itself to the fire ‘til there’s no more wood. This means there will be opportunities in 2014. And then they disappear.” Chinese New Year is China’s Spring Festival. Last week in the California woodlands, I saw the first blooms of quince — traditional on Chinese New Year altars….

Aquarius — Waters of Life Poured Forth For Thirsty Humanity

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By Risa D’Angeles The Sun is in Aquarius. The new Age is the Age of Aquarius. Humanity is Aquarius. The New Group of World Servers, at the threshold of each morning, stands together calling humanity’s Soul forth. Aquarius, the Water Bearer, “waters of life poured forth for thirsty humanity,” expresses the Soul of Humanity. The…

Water Spirits & White Magic — the Magical Work of the Soul

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By Risa D’Angeles “The water spirit said the waters of the world are so poisoned (due to human contamination) that the water spirits’ (they protect the waters) life-force is weakening, they are less able to fully contact the waters they serve (devas serve the world), and ‘drinkable water will soon become a rarity with all…

Lost Am I In Light Supernal, Yet On This Light I Turn My Back

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By RisaD’Angeles We’re under the Light of Capricorn, the Light of Initiation. Capricorn is the 2nd of “two gates,” — Cancer (Gate into matter [womb]) and Capricorn (Gate back to Spirit). In Capricorn we’re unicorns (holy ones) on the mountaintop (high holy place of the Mind). At first in Capricorn we’re sea goats (makara, water/earth…

Final Journey of the Magi — From Scorpio to Pisces to Epiphany

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The week begins with Aquarius moon (Thursday morning). Appropriate for continuing the astrological Twelve Days of Christmas. The foundational knowledge in the Aquarian Age is the study of astrology. Which leads to a clearer understanding of one another. The last five signs (and sensitive body parts), Jan. 2 to 6, ending on Epiphany in Pisces…

Twelve Days After Christmas & a New Moon on New Year’s Day!

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Often after the holidays (Christmas), there’s a feeling of let-down and ennui. Complex feelings of endings and beginnings arise. It’s important to realize we can continue celebrating and staying festive for 12 days after Christmas. From Dec. 26 to Jan. 6, we celebrate the Twelve Days After Christmas ending at Twelfth Night, Jan. 6, Epiphany,…

Things That Sparkle, Resemble Stars and Planets, etc.

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Saturday, Dec. 21 after the Sun enters Capricorn and Winter Solstice begins, Venus (love, finances, beauty, resources and gifts) retrogrades (29 degrees Capricorn). For those still considering gifts for Christmas (a daunting task), here are some imaginative ideas. Consider things that sparkle and shine, resembling stars and planets. Things tasting divine. Things hand-sewn with a…

Countering the Darkness With Festivals of Light

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  It’s a busy upcoming week of feast days, rituals and festivals. Rituals (of goodness, gratitude and giving) counter the season’s darkness, framing it in light. Each day of Christian Liturgy is a saint’s day, celebrating the life of one who exhibited deep spiritual presence and actions in the world (like Nelson Mandela). Each saint’s…