Interstellar Inspiration for the Sagittarius New Moon

The Sagittarius New Moon is a time to reach for the stars.

I saw Interstellar last weekend. And I think it is the most Sagittarian thing I have seen in ages. Looking at the stars, discovering the Gods and exploring the sciences, that’s Sagittarian territory. It’s also the thing that will save us. [Read more...]

Initiatory ordeal or bad teacher?

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It’s considered improper to speak ill of the dead. But all of us leave unfinished business. Many of us have harmed others. Some people are just hard to love. [Read more...]

Taurus Full Moon Seeds Beginnings in Life’s Endings

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Gardeners know that the soil which nurtures seeds is made of the dead leaves of many years. This full moon is a good time to reflect on the seeds planted last spring. [Read more...]

Ancestral shadows haunt Samhain in St. Louis

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I would ask, as my local spiritual community gathers this year, if my ancestors of blood and spirit have gained insight which might help us to heal the racial rifts that have so painfully split our region. [Read more...]

To Alleviate Poverty, Show Compassion

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I have always been passionate about food, good food, well-cooked and shared. Having been poor has made me compassionate about it as well. [Read more...]

Chili and Corn Bread Fire Winter Weekends With Abundance and Love

Blue Corn Maiden, by Cher Lyn. Giclee copies can be ordered at http://www.sedonagicleestudios.com/mysticartmedicine.html

After Thanksgiving’s sleepy festival of tryptophan-rich turkey and carbs, I need some fire. So I’m making chili. Classicists might take issue with my chili because it includes beans and uses hamburger instead of diced beef. Also, I’ve stopped making my own chili powder and started trusting the good folks at McCormick’s. I even use canned [Read More...]

Grateful to be Free From Want and Out of the Underworld

Norman Rockwell's "Freedom From Want," first used as a Saturday Evening Post cover in 1946.

I never expected financial stability to take the form of becoming a self-employed housekeeper. My education was supposed to keep me out of the pink-collar ghetto. And yet—I am thrilled. And more than a little certain I hear Hermes and the Faeries laughing at the plot twists. [Read more...]


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