It is with great sadness that I write these words… author Bronwen Forbes died on the night of April 10th, 2011 from a heart attack. She was undergoing chemotherapy for inflammatory breast cancer and it is believed that the chemo drugs were a major contributing factor in her death. She was only 48 and left behind her husband Alex and their kindergarten-aged daughter Rose.
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Alex tells me she was an extrovert and loved what she did and loved the Pagan community. These words will ring true for anyone who knew her or corresponded with her. She wrote articles for Circle Magazine and WitchVox
Pluto is the planet of destruction and regeneration, and now that it is in retrograde motion (beginning April 9, 2011, it will be retrograde until September 16) we will spend the next nearly six months re-examining old patterns in our lives.
Retrograde periods don't have to be scary (as I've often extolled about periods of Mercury retrograde); instead, while things have a tendency to get muddled with other retrograde planets (with Mercury, for example, the ruler of communication, things in that arena tend to go haywire), Pluto retrograde is a time of slowing down to experience internal reflection. Retrograde periods are time to break out the "re:" regeneration, renewal, reflection….you
Annie Wilder, author of House of Spirits and Whispers and Spirits Out of Time, will be a featured guest on My Ghost Story this Saturday, 04/16/11. My Ghost Story is the Biography Channel's paranormal documentary series that features ghost stories and eyewitness accounts from a person's own paranormal experiences. Annie will be sharing some of her paranormal encounters while living in her century-old haunted house.
New episodes of My Ghost Story currently air on the Biography Channel Saturday nights at 10pm Eastern. Check your local listings for channel information.