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Mardi Gras, Mercury Retro & a Cross of Ashes (Lent Begins)

We are preparing this week, in Pisces (last sign of the zodiac containing all the eleven previous signs), for the first Mercury retrograde of 2019; Mardi Gras (festival); Ash Wednesday

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Chiron Enters Aries — Hearts Remain Open

Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 – Chiron (a small solar system, an asteroid, between Saturn & Uranus) has left Pisces and entered Aries (all things new). Chiron remains in Aries until

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Valentine’s Day – being of love a little more careful

We are in our last week of Aquarius, sign of humanity itself, of community, of freedom and awakening to the beauty of future visions, group life and service to the

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Losar (Tibetan: ལོ་གསར: lo-gsar; “new year”) – a festival

Losar, (Tibetan word for “new year”) is an ancient new year’s festival predating Buddhism and celebrated in Tibet, Bhutan, Nepal and India. It begins on the first day of the

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February Festivals and Chinese New Year

St. Brigid’s Day, Candlemas, Groundhog Day, Imbolc, Aquarius new moon – these are the beginning of February’s festivals, all of them having to do with light – uplifting humanity from

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Aquarius – Cooperation & Cooperatives

The Sun entered Aquarius last Sunday, prior to the lunar eclipse. Aquarius is the “Light that shines on Earth and across the sea.”We (seekers, aspirants, disciples, Initiates) have returned to

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Capricorn — “I have been to the mountaintop”

We are in our last days of Capricorn Sun. On Sunday, the Sun enters Aquarius and nine hours later, we have the Aquarius solar festival full moon lunar eclipse. Something

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Capricorn — Lost in Light Supernal

Capricorn, our 10thsign and 10thLabor of Hercules, continues. We (all of humanity) are Hercules. Capricorn is the sign of the goat climbing the mountain, becoming a unicorn on the mountaintop.

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The New Year — Signs in the Heavens

We begin the new year with Mars entering Aries (new realities, new endeavors), two eclipses (the old ways disappear), a new moon, and Uranus (disruption, surprises, new rhythms) turning direct

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The Bird Chirps of the Future

In sacred liturgy, the days of December 26 – January 8th are referred to as the 12 Days Of/After Christmas – a time in which we walk with the Three