The Appetite to Make Things Happen
It is easy to see people as stars when they are children. Their limbs are still short, so the star shape is visible. Their smiles are so bright and their laughter so robust. They are comfortable being stars at the center of everyone’s attention. They are proud to show what they can do, and be… Continue reading
Special Things; Blessed Be a Blue Moon
Metaphorcast for 8/16-22 Listen to this episode here Many of us likely remember last year’s Halloween Full Moon. It was a Blue Moon, the second of the month, and Mars was right nearby blazing its red fire. Maybe you remember where you were, and even who you were when your eyes met these wondrous sky… Continue reading
The Shortest Question in the World and the Gift of Apollo
Metaphorcast for 7/26-8/1 Listen to this episode here Any parent with a child over three is very familiar with the world’s shortest question: “why?” As Mercury moves into Leo this week, we shall ponder the mind of the child. Why? Because they see things from a very special place. Antoine de Saint-Exupery was born when… Continue readingAntoine de Saint-Exupery, apollodorus gift of apollo, apollodorus love for philosophy, Carl Sagan, children's minds, cosmos within us, heart vision, important things seen with the heart, know thyself, leo the child, philosophy and children, plato symposium apollodorus, seeing with the heart, the child's eye, The Little Prince see with the heart, the way children see
Full Wolf Moon in the Sign of the Lion. Bound in the Unbounded.
The first Full Moon of the year will be here on Thursday the 28th. The January Full Moon is known as the Wolf Moon, as it was traditionally believed that wolves howled more at this time because of winter hunger. The Wolf Moon will paradoxically be in the sign of Leo, making it a breed… Continue readingAquarius, Astrology, astrology in the body, existentialism, Full Moon, leo, Mars, Taurus, William Blake, William Jamesastrology Leo spontaneity, bound in the unbound, bound to be free, First Full Moon 2021, free to be bound, Free Will and Astrology, Full Wolf Moon 2021, Full Wolf Moon in Leo 2021, Homeostasis, Leo Full Moon 2021, saturn and jupiter, spontaneous joy Leo, surrender to inner being, Wolves and belonging
Metaphorcast for the week of Monday August 17th through Sunday August 23rd
The poet Robert Graves famously said “theres no money in poetry, but then there’s no poetry in money either.” Leo Season will be coming to a close this week- but as the Lion looks back over his shoulder, and a New Moon approaches, the eternal Cat comments; there used to be at least a little… Continue reading
The Sun as the king of the chart
The Sun is naturally associated with the sign Leo. Leo is the lion, the king of the jungle. Our Sun in our chart is the king of our own jungle (our psyche- which can be very jungle-like!) My favorite astrologer these days is the great Alice O. Howell. In her book, “Jungian Symbolism in Astrology”… Continue reading
Thanks for stopping by! I use the zodiac as a guide towards a philosophy of nature. I hope you enjoy!
- Meaning is Given (and Worth the Effort To Find It)
- The Appetite to Make Things Happen
- Look Deep Into Nature. Gemini Season Begins!
- Mother Nature is in You. Meditation for a New Moon in Taurus.
- The Role of the Gradient. How Life Emerges Through the Ups and Downs.