Posts by Kelley

FLIP-the-SWITCH NEW MOON

Posted by on Jun 12, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on FLIP-the-SWITCH NEW MOON

FLIP-the-SWITCH NEW MOON

New Moon at 22 Gemini 44 June 13, 2018, 3:43pm EDT, 12:43pm PDT, 8:43pm BST, June 14, 5:43am AEST Image: “Brooklyn Bridge,” Georgia O’Keefe, 1949, oil on masonite. Her farewell painting to New York on the eve of her solo move to New Mexico. What do you want to say farewell to during this switch-up Moon cycle? Photo by author from show at Peabody Art Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, 2018. Still influenced by Neptune, this New Moon may carry wispy remnants of dreams and otherworlds that challenge our practical focus or create distractions, confusion or inspiration. Reality, as...

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HONEY in the HEART: Venus retrograde

Posted by on Jun 7, 2018 in Cosmic Feminine | Comments Off on HONEY in the HEART: Venus retrograde

HONEY in the HEART: Venus retrograde

Emotional Alchemy of the Venus Pentangle The orbit of Venus has a highly aesthetic cycle. Every eight years, “she” goes retrograde five times, describing a pentagonal star around the zodiac. During these repeating cycles, the goddess descends below the horizon to commune with the Sun, pulling us deep into a personal process of emotional alchemy. This periodic exercise in heart intelligence works individually and in relationships, developing throughout our lifetimes. Everyone loves Venus. Yet not everyone, not even most astrologers perhaps, understands the depths, complexity and...

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RED STAR FULL MOON

Posted by on Jun 7, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on RED STAR FULL MOON

RED STAR FULL MOON

Full Moon at 8 Gemini-SAGITTARIUS 10 May 29, 2018, 10:19am EDT, 7:48am PDT, 3:48pm BST, May 30, 12:19am AEST Image: Earth to Moon, Kimberly Boulon, oil, 2003. One of St. John’s favorite artists, you can see more of her land and seascapes at http://www.kimberlyboulon.com/home. She gave this painting to me, as we share the same birthday and I was the cosmic inspiration. It reminds me of how intimate the Moon and Earth are. The Full Moon on May 29-30 fulfills the deep-thinking considerations impulsed by new developments and a significant shift in the planetary cycles inaugurated on the...

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MEDUSA NEW MOON

Posted by on Jun 7, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration, Uncategorized | Comments Off on MEDUSA NEW MOON

MEDUSA NEW MOON

NEW MOON at 24 TAURUS 36 May 15, 2018, 7:48am EDT, 4:48am PDT, 12:48pm BST, 9:48pm AEST Image: Medusa, clay sculpture by author, 1998. Uranus moves into Taurus on this May 15 New Moon—a naturally cosmic moment to begin a new phase of collective experience, one with global implications and personal impact for each of us. This whole Moon cycle is colored by this sign shift of Uranus, the Awakener. Are you feeling the Earth quake under your feet? Taurus is about using resources to their utmost, asking, “How can you best use your time, energy and money? What will be most productive,...

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SERIOUSLY CERES FULL MOON

Posted by on Apr 29, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on SERIOUSLY CERES FULL MOON

SERIOUSLY CERES FULL MOON

FULL MOON at 9 Taurus-SCORPIO 3 April 29, 2018, 8:58pm EDT, 5:58pm PDT, April 30, 1:58am BST, 10:58am AEST Image: “Touching the Robe of Ceres,” photo by author.  This is the second statue of Ceres, State Goddess of Vermont, who has stood atop the golden dome of the State House since 1938. I was taken up through the barnlike dome out to the cupola on top, where I could touch the hem of her robe, a mythically thrilling experience. The Full Moon in Scorpio reflects the Sun in Taurus, evoking the zodiacal polarity of subatomic dance moveswith power to transform the material world...

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