Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Bernie Ashman, author of Sun Signs and Past Lives, SignMates, and the new Intuition and Your Sun Sign.
I have been intrigued by the Neptune in Pisces cycle that started April 4th, 2011, and which will be with us into 2026. Neptune spends about fourteen years in an astrological sign, and it happens to also be the ruler of Pisces. Both the planet Neptune and the sign Pisces are part of the water element, which is directly connected to intuition. I have noticed in astrological charts that Neptune has been a key player for artists, healers, and those practicing the metaphysical arts. The last time Neptune was in Pisces was in the 19th century
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Michelle Arbeau, author of the new Energy of Words.
We're all intuitive and receive intuitive messages constantly; yet, for many of us, our rational mind kicks in and squashes the sweet voice of intuition before it ever stands a chance of being heard.
The mind (ego) doubts what it doesn't understand and isn't keen on accepting anything on blind faith. Intuition is about trusting our inner guidance system, a knowing that can be felt on all levels yet cannot be proven in the tangible sense. The key is to trick the mind into thinking the intuitive messages are fact. How do we do this? Simply try on each scenario through
Over a decade ago I was feeling frustrated over seeing the way most Westerners thought about Tantra. If you're like most people, Tantra is "that sex stuff." Or perhaps you know a bit more about it and thought that it was all about sacred sexuality and extending periods of sexual bliss. In fact, Traditional Tantra consists of some of the oldest, continually practiced Pagan traditions in the world. To say that Tantra is just about sex is like saying Wicca is just about the Great Rite or that the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, the worlds fastest production car, is just about its gas cap.
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December is truly my favorite month! I love the sights. I love the smells. Even the sounds of music and ringing bells that I've heard every year before don't get old. The sense of magic I felt as a kid flutters back to life as new traditions are made and old ones are celebrated.
One of these traditions is the year review that begins as I write my holiday letter. What did I do this year and where has life taken me? What did I love, lose, and accomplish? Often I'm left amazed at everything that's transpired in the course of twelve months! From that jumping off point I take another step and write down my goals for the year ahead. By the time I'm done I feel like I know myself a little