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Moonlight Becomes Me: October 2006

Moonlight Becomes Me

Shedding New Light on the MOON and astrology

Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Silent Secrets

Artwork: Love Peace Happiness

"There is a thread from the heart to the lips
where the secret of life is woven.

Words tear the thread
but in silence
the secrets speak."

~Rumi

My psychic abilities have been "on fire" since Neptune turned direct the other day. I am very psychic, but my psychic gifts have been muted with Neptune retrograde. Now I am getting download after download! Oh baby!

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Monday, October 30, 2006

You are the Best You

Artwork courtesy of: Love-Peace-Happiness

“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.”
Dr. Seuss

Isn't this quote right-on? Just as there are no two snowflakes exactly alike, each of us is unique. We may be born seconds apart and even a twin, but we are just a little bit different.


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Sunday, October 29, 2006

Birthing of Sunday Blessings


I just joined a group meme which is all about BLESSINGS hosted by Blue Panther, and today is my first day to participate. Yipeee!

So here goes:

I am so grateful that I have the opportunity to spend Sundays on the beach with my daughter and witness all the abundant love. Read my posting on my other blog, Who's Yo Mama, about my day today.

I am so grateful for all my blogging buddies, cyber friends and golden-oldie friends who usually call me on Sunday--which makes Sunday a busy day for me!

I am so grateful for the darling new tenants who moved in TODAY!

I am grateful that Blogger is working again, and it doesn't take forever to upload photos and upload text! Blogger had been driving us just a little bit crazy lately, ya know?!!!


Birthing of Truth

Art courtesy of Vivi Savitri


"We began as a mineral. We emerged into plant life and into the animal state, and then into being human, and always we have forgotten our former states, except in early spring when we slightly recall being green again." Rumi


This is an interesting YouTube video!

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Saturday, October 28, 2006

Wondering About The Babies Being Born Now



With so many planets currently in Scorpio plus other challenging aspects, I can't help but wonder about the babies being born at this time. Hmmmmm......

"We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark. The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light." Plato



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Friday, October 27, 2006

Mercury Retrograde?

Photo: Flickr

"I want to hold you close like a lute,
so we can cry out with loving." Rumi

Mercury will go retrograde tomorrow, Oct. 28th. Astrological knowledge has it that when Mercury goes retrograde, communications, travel, appointments, mail and the internet experience snarl-ups, problems and snafus. I experience these things all the time, and no more so when Mercury is retrograde... and it's not because I had a Mercury retrograde in my natal chart! I have been observing Mercury retrograde through the years, and it seems to me that the fabled Murphy of Murphy's Law has absolutely zero respect for this astrological axiom. I know the popularity of the Mercury retrograde 'story' has grown in proportion to the expansion of worldwide communications.

Is there any validity to this Mercury retro? Maybe it's bettah just to see this time period as an opportunity to go within and take a vacation from our chattering Monkey Brains for awhile.




Thursday, October 26, 2006

Finally....I Post About Astrology!

When I originally began this blog, my intention was to make regular posts about astrology. However, as it turned out, I began giving birth to a litter of other blogs which took up a lot of my time, and thus this blog turned more into a quote & moon photo blog with ocassional references to moon books and stories. PLUS learning html, creating a sidebar with links, learning how to work with Blogger and all the happy horseshit that goes with being a blogger consumed most of my spare time when I wasn't working on other projects.

However, today I throw caution to the wind and let these other projects slide as I attempt my first astrological- oriented posting. It seems like a good day for me with the Moon transiting my Midheaven and natal Moon to come out of the closet, eh? I confess my confidence as an astrologer isn't the highest even though I have been studying astrology for quite a few years and often even get paid for it. I have many astrology books and even purchased the Magi Astrology Software a few years back and studied with them. However, when I compare myself to MOST other astrologers, I feel lame. It seems EVERY other astrologer must be more knowledgeable than me.

That is why my postings aren't going to be erudite, amazing astro posts that you will find on most of the blogs on the sidebar, but you will find FEELINGS, musings, authenticity and astrological relevant data. Who knows, maybe someone will actually read my astro posts and find some merit to them?!

Here are some of my musings of the day vis a vis my personal astrology, and I will frame them in the context of questions. Maybe some other astrologer will offer some insights and even make a comment.

Since (demoted) Pluto has been conjunct my Natal Moon in Sag in the 10th for such a very long time and squaring my Natal Sun in the 7th, once Pluto moves on down the road, will I feel like a weight has been dropped off my shoulders? Will I become a butterfly at last? Will everything I have known just drop away? I know you can't take just ONE aspect and read a chart....but still I wonder.

I have played around/studied astro-cartography for many years and also had some readings done by some of the famous astrologers who specialize in astrocartography. One interesting thing I discovered is that places where my Venus is prominent/angular are places I got married. I didn't pick these locations, but that's how the cookie crumbled for me. I wasn't even living at these locations, but was brought to them by another and then got married there. Are we destined to marry at Venus astro places? I know the Magi astrologers believe that marriage is ruled by Chiron, but I did get married at my Venus locations. Go figure!

"One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it's left behind." Charles Dickens

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Act, Dream, Plan & Believe

Photo: Charles Pfeil

"To accomplish great things, we must not only act,
but also dream; not only plan, but also believe." Anatole France

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Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Gossip


On her sofa was a pillow embroidered with, ''If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.'' Alice Roosevelt Longworth


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Monday, October 23, 2006

The Path of Everyday Life

Photo: Charles Pfeil

What is the path?" the Zen Master Nan-sen was asked.
"Everyday life is the path" he answered.

- Zen Master Nan-sen

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Sunday, October 22, 2006

New Moon Came and Went

Photo: Charles Pfeil

"On a long journey, even a straw weighs heavy." Spanish Proverb

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Saturday, October 21, 2006

40 is the new 30!

Charles Pfeil

"Forty is the new 30."
"RICHARD CORAINE, the chief operating officer of Union Square Hospitality Group, on the price in dollars of dinner entrees." from the New York Times online

I found an interesting article on the website The Wiley Protocol about Moon Cycles.

Friday, October 20, 2006

The Artist's Way

Photo: Charles Pfeil

"The way of the mystic and the way of the artist are very much alike, except that the mystic does not have a craft. The craft holds the artist to the world, and the mystic goes through his psyche into the transcendent..."
Joseph Campbell



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Thursday, October 19, 2006

Hanging In There

Photo: Flickr

"If it wasn't for women, men would still be hanging from trees." Marilyn Peterson

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Erma Humor

Photo: Flickr

"If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead." Erma Bombeck

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Make a Friend

Photo: Flickr

"A book is not only a friend, it makes friends for you. When you have possessed a book with mind and spirit, you are enriched. But when you pass it on you are enriched threefold." Henry Miller




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Sunday, October 15, 2006

Inner Knowing

Photo: Flickr

"I have long believed the following: "Everything I need to know is revealed to me." "Everthing I need comes to me." "All is well in my life." Louise Hay

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Friday, October 13, 2006

Regret

Photo: terragalleria

“It took me less than half a lifetime to realize that regret is one of the few guaranteed certainties. Sooner or later everything is touched by it, despite our naive and sensless hope that just this one time we will be spared its cold hand on our heart..."
- Jonathan Carroll

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Thursday, October 12, 2006

Come Into The Light

Photo: Flickr

"Man stands in his own shadow and wonders why it is dark." Zen saying



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Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Worthiness

Photo: Flickr

"We are worthy of anything we can imagine." Abraham as channeled by Esther Hicks

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Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Look As If For the First & Last Time

Photo: Flickr
"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the
first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with
glory." Betty Smith


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Monday, October 09, 2006

Idle or Diligent

Photo: Flickr

"To be idle is a short road to death, and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent." Buddha

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Sunday, October 08, 2006

Forget to Know

Photo: Flickr

"It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know." Thoreau

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Saturday, October 07, 2006

Listen to Your Heart

Photo: Flickr

"Go to your bosom; Knock there, and ask you heart what it doth know." Shakespeare

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Friday, October 06, 2006

Full Moon Today!

Photo: Flickr

"Luck is tenacity of purpose." Elbert Hubbard

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Thursday, October 05, 2006

Closing In On the Full Moon

Photo: Flickr

"When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid." Audre Lorde

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Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Experiencing Heaven

Photo: Flickr

"The way of heaven can be known and experienced through the heart." Manly P. Hall

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Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Freedom to Roam The Sky

Photo: terragalleria

"Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men." Adler

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Monday, October 02, 2006

Yin & Yang

Photo: Flickr

"There is no gathering the rose without being pricked by the thorns." Pilpay

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