Cosmic Inspiration

LION HEART ECLIPSE

Posted by on Aug 9, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on LION HEART ECLIPSE

LION HEART ECLIPSE

New Moon Partial Solar Eclipse @ 18 LEO 42 August 11, 2018, 5:58am EDT, 2:58pm PDT, 12:58pm BST, 7:58pm AEST Image: Backdrop design for Daphnis and Chloe, by Marc Chagall, 1958. Yet another eclipse doorway invites us to shine brighter. After the total eclipse two weeks ago, we are nudged to continue progress with yet another Lion’s Roar, maybe a bit quieter and less dramatic this time under partial shadow. Still, it depends on how this one catches you and turns you inside out, as eclipses will do! Mercury retrograde (until August 19) accompanies this fiery, expressive New Moon,...

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DOOZY, DRUZY VORTEX ECLIPSE

Posted by on Jul 25, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on DOOZY, DRUZY VORTEX ECLIPSE

DOOZY, DRUZY VORTEX ECLIPSE

Full Moon Total Eclipse at 4 Leo-AQUARIUS 45 July 27, 2018, 4:20pm EDT, 1:20pm PDT, 9:20pm BST July 28, 2018, 6:20am AEST Image: Vortice, 2016, glass sculpture by Mary Ann “Toots” Zynsky. Photo by author from Palm Springs (CA) Art Museum exhibition, “No Glass Ceiling: Women Working in Glass, part 1, December 2017. Artist’s comment: “I have inside, outside, back of the inside, and the other side. You can never see the whole piece at once. There’s always something mysterious, no matter what angle or in what light you’re looking at the piece. It forces...

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POWER of WATER NEW MOON

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on POWER of WATER NEW MOON

POWER of WATER NEW MOON

New Moon at 20 Cancer 41, partial solar eclipse July 12, 2018, 10:48pm EDT, 7:48pm PDT July 13, 2018, 3:48am BST, 12:48pm AEST Image: Drawing of Naga Kanya, 2013, on St. John. This sculpture came to me for my 50th birthday. I drew this before sending her off to a new home. It turned out I was about to head out to a new home as well. I came to know her so much more intimately while drawing her, paying close attention and bringing her into expression. “The bright moon congeals the gold liquid, Blue lotus refines jade reality. When you’ve cooked the marrow of the sun and moon, The...

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SCULPTED FULL MOON (with Mermaid)

Posted by on Jun 26, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on SCULPTED FULL MOON (with Mermaid)

SCULPTED FULL MOON (with Mermaid)

Full Moon at 6 Cancer-CAPRICORN 28 June 27, 2018, 9:53pm PDT June 28, 2018, 12:53am EDT, 5:53am BST, 7:53am AEST Image: Mermaid drawing by Paula Lamay, photographed (above the bathtub) by author in farmhouse of Aloha Works teacher, healer and reader, Katherine Veilleux, one of the special people in the Vermont’s Green Mountains. FULL MOON IN EARTH SIGN CAPRICORN Ringed Saturn shapes this Full Moon with crafty skill and a new twist. In Capricorn, its own sign, Saturn rules. The Full Moon stands by to point it out. Best to look for Saturn a day or so before or after the Full Moon, so it...

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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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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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