The Tao of Pacman.
Metaphorcast May 8-14, Listen here. When Geo was two we got him a toy Dyson vacuum cleaner. He cleaned up the neighborhood, the apartment, the backyard and any public place that was halfway accepting of an impromptu VAPOOM! 2 years later, it has had a good run. With plenty of scrapes, dents, a missing wheel… Continue reading
Jung’s Vital Relationship Between Ego and Self
Carl Gustav Jung said there were two centers to the human psyche; the ego and the Self. The ego is the center of consciousness and the Self is the center of the whole psyche; consciousness and unconsciousness. These two centers are separate, autonomous identities that organize and attempt to bring coherence to the lives we… Continue reading
Cats, Dogs and a Spirited Response
Are you a dog person or a cat person? Dogs and cats have been a roommate to mankind for millenia. Why is this? Do we see something in them? Do they see something in us? I think we do. I think they do. I think what is shared is a kindred affinity for play. Dogs… Continue reading
Venus and the Virtues of Negativity
Ladies and gents we are about to explore the mysterious functions of Venus, a.k.a Aphrodite. Alchemically she is linked to the metal copper. Her reputation revolves around love and beauty. First stop, the human body, specifically the circulatory system. In the last post we talked about how Mars, a.k.a iron is what makes the blood red… Continue readingAlchemy, Aquarius, aries, astrology and beauty, astrology and venus signs, astrology is amazing, beauty is healing astrology, cancer, capricorn, Copper, copper venus and relaxation, Electricity, electricity and the brain, Gemini, healing with venus, i love astrology, Leo, Libra, Negative ions, negative ions and venus, Negativity, Northern Lights, pisces, pretty venus astrology, sagittarius, Scorpio, taurus, Venus, venus and electricity, venus and healing, venus and the color green, venus as relaxing, venus restores, Virgo
The Tao Te Ching and the mysterious number 4
This post is a continuation of the last post about the Cardinal Cross and Venus’ function within that. In the post below we went over the idea that Libra and Aries are related to each other symbolically by both celebrating symmetry. The difference is that Aries likes to fight and be number one. Aries has… Continue reading
Leonard Nimoy’s bold and futuristic mind
Today I indulged upon at least 8 straight episodes of Leonard Nimoy’s “In Search Of”. To anyone who hasn’t seen this yet, I highly recommend it. Very interesting subject matter with constant fun visuals and best of all, the man, the ultimate anchor to hold on to during these mysterious quests for meaning, Leonard Nimoy.… Continue reading
The close relationship of the heart and mind (Sun and Mercury)
I have a simian crease on my dominant hand. For those who don’t know, that is one line across the palm of the hand instead of two. It’s a blending of the head and the heart line. Every now and then I zone out on it and certain questions start to percolate. Does my mind… Continue readingAquarius, aries, astrology, astrology and hermes, astrology and light heartedness, astrology feelings and thought, astrology hermes messenger, astrology is fun, astrology mercury sign, astrology of the heart and mind, astrology sun and mercury in natal chart, astrology sun sign, cancer, capricorn, Gemini, laughter and astrology, Leo, Libra, lightheartedness, Mercury, Mercury and Sun, mind and heart, pisces, relationship of hear and mind, sagittarius, Scorpio, simian line, simian line astrology, Sun, taurus, Virgo, Zodiac
The Crying Game. Water planets and comfortability in expressing emotion.
I was thinking about scenes in movies when I didn’t quite feel the emotion that was being portrayed. The big one that came to mind was the ending of “Seven” when Brad Pitt is in the cornfield asking Kevin Spacey “what’s in the box??” knowing full well that it is Gwyneth Paltrow’s severed head. Believe… Continue reading
Here comes the Sun: Knowing your life energy. Part 2- Water
Your Sun sign keys you into understanding the fundamental energy that you run on. There are four basic different categories of this energy: Earth, Water, Air and Fire. Start with understanding your element and then move on to understand it’s specific qualities within your sign. Today we are looking at Water energy. Water energy is… 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.