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NEW VENUS FULL MOON

Posted by on Oct 22, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on NEW VENUS FULL MOON

NEW VENUS FULL MOON

Full Moon at 1 TAURUS-Scorpio 13 October 24, 2018, 12:45pm EDT, 9:45am PDT, 4:45pm GMT, October 25, 3:45am AEDT Image: Mermaid Morgan, by artist William Giese. See more of his work on Instagram: william.giese. Take note of new webinar on Venus Retrograde, below. This Full Moon announces the New Venus two days later. Venus retrograde already conjuncts the Sun in Scorpioas she merges invisibly into the light of Sun, while the Full Moon in Taurus is intimately involved with (conjunct) Uranus. This is quite a Full Moon dynamic! And squaring the...

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NATURAL LAW

Posted by on Oct 8, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on NATURAL LAW

NATURAL LAW

New Moon at 15 Libra 48 October 8, 11:47 pm EDT, 8:47pm PDT, October 9, 4:47am BST, 1:47pm AEST Image: Vermont’s Ceres, illustration by artist Steve Hogan for the cover of “The Bridge” newspaper, week of April 19-May 2, 2018. See more of Hogan’s “groovy art for your modern lifestyle” at Steve-Hogan.com. A new version of Ceres is being carved for the top of the Vermont Capitol dome, as the old pine statue is falling apart. This powerful New Moon in Libra is ruled by Venus and fueled by Pluto. Libra often...

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FINDING YOUR FOOTING

Posted by on Sep 7, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on FINDING YOUR FOOTING

FINDING YOUR FOOTING

New Moon at 17 Virgo 00 September 9, 2018, 2:01pm EDT, 11:01am PDT, 7:01pm BST, September 10, 4:01am AEST Image: Star Goddess batik card by favorite Vermont artist, Sarah Hart Munro. Her website is being redesigned. Stay tuned. This Virgo New Moon, accompanied by skillful Mercury can be an immensely productive time to improve your situation and help others to do the same. Gaia energy predominates. All the earth signs are represented—Sun, Moon and Mercury in Virgo, appreciate the support of Uranus in Taurus and Saturn, just turned forward in...

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SEASONAL CURRENTS NEW MOON

Posted by on Aug 21, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on SEASONAL CURRENTS NEW MOON

SEASONAL CURRENTS NEW MOON

Full Moon at 3 Virgo-PISCES 12 August 26, 2018, 7:56am EDT, 4:56am PDT, 12:56pm BST, 9:56pm AEST Image: Anne is a Chicago-based artist and astrologer. You can find out the story behind her Moonrise painting on her art website. For more about her astrology, visit this link. I especially love this particular Full Moon with Virgo Sun and Pisces Full Moon. Somehow it feels like harp music and angelic song, perhaps sung by nature devas, fairyfolk and, naturally, the mermaids of river and Neptunian seas. Are you tuned in to your natural rhythms? If...

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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)...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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PHOTONIC WATERFALL NEW MOON

Posted by on Apr 14, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on PHOTONIC WATERFALL NEW MOON

PHOTONIC WATERFALL NEW MOON

NEW MOON at 26 Aries 02 April 15, 9:57pm EDT, 6:57pm PDT, April 16, 2:57am BST, 11:57am AEST Image: “Glee,” mixed media, by Carolyn Caldwell. See more of her fresh work here. She shared this quote, so relevant to this New Moon cycle, in her recent email newsletter: Forget the cringing selves you sometimes are and remember, instead, the magic essence of your own being that sings even now through your fingertips. That is the reality which you are seeking. Experience it fully.    —Seth SUCH a momentous New Moon! Fireworks and...

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NEW MERCURY BLUE MOON

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on NEW MERCURY BLUE MOON

NEW MERCURY BLUE MOON

FULL BLUE MOON, March 31, 2018 at 10 Aries-LIBRA 45 8:37am EDT, 5:37am PDT, 12:37pm GMT, 9:37pm AEDT Image: Moon Rabbit, oil painting by author, 1998. The Full Moon rises over the Caribbean Sea overlooking Coral Bay, St. John. The Moon Rabbit is storied in Mayan and Japanese mythology, also showing up as the Easter Bunny. I’ll always remember when I first saw the Easter Bunny in the Full Moon. I was swimming in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, looking at the almost full moon close to setting. In lower latitudes, the Moon is tilted...

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SHAPES of WATER

Posted by on Mar 17, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on SHAPES of WATER

SHAPES of WATER

New Moon at 26 Pisces 53 March 17, 2018, 9:11am EDT, 6:11am PDT, 1:22pm GMT, 10:11pm AEDT Image: Water Nymph Chariklo shapeshifted from a mermaid to a centaur to become Chiron’s Wife, web collage by Dana Hunt. Chiron conjuncts this New Moon, opening up a month unlike any other in recent memory. I don’t yet know what this means. Do you have any inkling? If so, just put it aside for now. Whatever you think or imagine, let go into the ‘Be Here Now’ as the best strategy to align body-mind-spirit. Chiron tends to evoke...

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ALTERNATING REALITIES

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on ALTERNATING REALITIES

ALTERNATING REALITIES

Full Moon at 11 VIRGO-Pisces 23, March 1, 2018, 7:51pm EST, 4:51PM PST March 2, 12:51am GMT, 11:51am AEDT Image: “Merge,” by Susan Wahlrab, varnished watercolor on archival clayboard. See more of her extraordinary, original works at susanwahlrab.com. If you are in Vermont or Maine, her new work opens at the West Branch Gallery in Stowe, Vermont on March 24 and in The Choice Show at Maine Art Kennebunk on June 9 and Maine Art Shows, July 21. This Full Moon in earth sign Virgo is a form of prayer to us from Earth, Mother Nature,...

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INSIDE OUT ECLIPSE

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on INSIDE OUT ECLIPSE

INSIDE OUT ECLIPSE

New Moon at 27 Aquarius 08 February 15, 2018, 4:05pm EST, 1:05pm PST, 9:05pm GMT, February 16, 8:05am AEDT Image: Dragon made from recycled tin cans, at Jardin des Plantes, a park in Paris. Photo by author, 2005. “…dive into your increasing depths where life calmly gives out its own secret” —R.M.Rilke This New Moon is a partial solar eclipse. The Eclipse Dragon only bites off about half the Sun, clearly not as dramatic as last summer’s, and likely more relaxing. Still, it is a Dragon! This one is visible in southern...

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SUPER BLUE ECLIPSE

Posted by on Jan 30, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on SUPER BLUE ECLIPSE

SUPER BLUE ECLIPSE

Full Moon at 11 LEO-Aquarius 37 January 31, 2018, 8:27am EST, 5:27am PST, 1:27pm GMT February 1, 12:27am AEDT (not Blue in Sydney, Australia) Image: Full Red Moon Rising, photo by Cosmic Inspiration reader Peggy Lenahan. It was pretty special to have a Super Full Moon to begin 2018, auguring an “interesting” year. Now this Full Moon ups the ante by being not only Super, but Blue and a Total Eclipse as well. Well! Well done, Moon. High fiving you, Kosmos. A Super Moon is closer to Earth than usual. A Blue Moon is a second Full Moon...

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EARTH MOTHER MOON

Posted by on Jan 15, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on EARTH MOTHER MOON

EARTH MOTHER MOON

New Moon at 26 Capricorn 54 January 16, 2018, 9:17pm EST, 6:17pm PST, January 17, 2:17am GMT, 1:17pm AEDT Image: Elements 7, oil painting by Carolyn Caldwell. See more of her fine art work in oil and pastel at http://carolyncaldwell.com. Through travels living in the Virgin Islands to Maine to Montana, she conveys the spirit of the land, “the universality of place in our memory.” Are you ready to go up the mountain? The Sabian Symbol for this New Moon: A Mountain Pilgrimage. Where is your holy ground? To what do you aspire? Where...

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New Year Super Full Moon

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Cosmic Inspiration | Comments Off on New Year Super Full Moon

New Year Super Full Moon

NEW YEAR SUPER FULL MOON Full Moon at 11 Capricorn-CANCER 38 January 1, 2018, 9:24pm EST, 6:24pm PST January 2, 2018, 2:24am GMT, 1:24pm AEDT Image: “Memory,” oil painting by Agnes Pelton, 1937, photographed by author at the Palm Springs Art Museum. Cancer is a sign of deep memory and impressions. Doesn’t this image also evoke a new year’s celebratory flute of champagne? A Super Full Moon begins a New Year! What an encouraging augur! A super Full Moon looks larger, since it is closer to Earth. Can you FEEL its tidal...

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