Trickster Full Moon

Trickster Coyote

Full moon in airy Gemini, the loquacious trickster. All this Gemini air and Sagittarius fire may trick you. Try to resist the urge to leap into something new right now. Now is not the time for sudden changes. There is no need to rush. Slow down, take a breath & consider all your options.

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#SlowDown
#NoRush

Aquarius Full Moon and Eclipse

Airy Aquarius full moon with a total lunar eclipse clears the air. All kinds of BS falls away. Retrograde Mars also stirs the pot. Wild and crazy times!

Get very clear about what you truly want. Hang on to what you love and value no matter what.

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#Moon
#ClearIntentions

New Moon in Playful Gemini

New moon in airy spontaneous Gemini.

Life can get stuffy and boring if you let it. Now is the perfect time to let your creativity and spontaneity flow! Your inner wild child wants to play. Let her OUT!

#GeminiMoon
#MakeTimeToPlay
#CreateSomethingNew

Wind God

Air in motion
Invisible currents
Intangible
Untouchable
Ever changing
Flowing here and there
And here again.

I dance with water
Blowing and storming
Scouring Earth new again.
I am motion born of
Sacred fire in the sky
My spiral currents
Dance and flow
On high.

Sound is my lover
As I whisper through aspens
Roar down mountain passes
Crash with stormy thunder
Caress the prairie with a sigh.
I carry the sacred
Breath of Life.

I am Wind.

Revolutionary New Moon

new moon

New Moon is airy Aquarius, the revolutionary. Plus Uranus, the agent of change, is stirring up everyone and everything. You may already be feeling huge discomfort with the status quo. You probably have the urge to do something – anything!

Astrologically, this is a time of revolutionary change. Perfect time to open your heart and ask what is yours to do. Listen for inner guidance, then  take a deep breath and ACT!

More astrological insights here

Libra Full Moon with a Partial Eclipse

Sacred Moon

Chaos reigns

Istanbul bombing, Brussels bombing…
The entire world seems to be stirred up and on edge.
What we need right now is calm and peace.
Turn off your phone and computer.
Find a quiet place and sit.  

Breathe in the quiet.
Reconnect with the stillness within you.
Breathe out prayers for peace

And visions of a loving world.

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Healing the Feminine

The Face of The Mother
The Face of The Mother

There is a sacred ground that is calling to us to heal now; it is the ground  of the feminine that holds and nourishes all life. This feminine ground can be found in the dirt of Mother Earth that holds and nourishes a tiny plant seedling. It can be found within each woman who holds and nourishes a human embryo in her womb. Both plant and human require the sacred ground of the Mother to hold and grow new life.

I read of a young woman being brutally raped and left for dead on a bus in India. I turn the page and read of Mother Earth being raped and polluted in a search for oil in the tar sands of  Canada. And I feel the same energy in both acts; a hatred and a dishonoring of the feminine.  It is the male warrior energy run rampant, forgetting the sacredness of the feminine body.

The feminine body has been objectified and mistreated for generations. Both the female womb and the dirt of Mother Earth have been dishonored and defiled again and again.  Entire cultures and religions curse and blame the feminine for our human fall from grace. Those that don’t understand the gifts of the feminine have tried to stifle her wisdom and annihilate her power.

We fear what we do not understand. But how can we possibly kill what holds and nurtures each life?  If we kill the mother, we kill ourselves. And even when we deny the sacredness of the feminine, the mother quietly continues to perform her sacred magic, holding ground for every new life.

Mystery of Mother Earth

Mother is so quiet, dark, mysterious and yet so nurturing; the feminine gifts look and act nothing like the male energies that are prized today. These feminine gifts are so misunderstood, and yet so necessary to heal this world. The power of the feminine lies within an expansive holding, supporting and nurturing energy that is difficult to pin down; visualize the warm safety of mama’s lap; feel into the quiet stability of the earthy ground and you will be on the right track. Knowing the feminine is best done on a visceral and emotional level.

It takes a quieting of the mind and a wondering heart to grasp the gifts of the feminine energies.  Watch a mother with her baby; sense her gentle nurturing and quiet loving presence. Or go outside and sit with Mother Nature; just sit and be still. Breathe, watch and listen to Nature.

The divinity of the feminine whispers in the ripples of the water and the gentle opening of a flower. It is there in the growing tree limbs that arch toward the sky and the roots that burrow into mother’s dirt. Our Earth Mama holds a quiet space of wisdom, always there beneath the surface of life. She is a mysterious, flowing and constant presence.

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The ground of our Mother whispers that it is time now to heal the feminine. The Mother is quietly, yet insistently calling to us. She is demanding that we remember her gifts and honor her sacredness or perish. It is time to heal our relationship with our Earth Mother.

Originally published by Nancy Lankston in July, 2013