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Freedom of Expression

One of the hardest aspects of being human is having the courage to express ourselves for who we are and what we believe, while remembering the consequences of what we say or do.  Keeping the balance between being ourselves with freedom of expression and doing no harm is important; it is about liberty, awareness and wisdom.

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A Very Special Solstice

At 1002 GMT on Monday 21st December, winter will begin.  It will be the hour when the Sun stands still and, for a moment, time stops: it will be the Solstice, a Solstice like no other as Saturn confronts Jupiter and the Aquarian Age begins, forcing the death of old forms and the birth of new beginnings.

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Lights

This weekend’s new moon coincides with Diwali, the Festival of Lights, each in their own way celebrating the return of light to the world.  Each is symbolic of new beginnings and the triumph of light over darkness, timely reminders of hope and truth in an uncertain world.

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Blue Moon

This blue full moon, this second full moon in October, today, is balanced by the sun, tempering and reflecting the qualities of each other.  Similarly the coin which is the mark of your soul bears the feminine qualities of Mother Moon on the one side of it and the masculine power of Emperor Sun on the other, both, together, bringing you to the perfection of Spirit which is your potential when you are ready.

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Two Moons and Mirrors

Almost 10 years ago I wrote a blog post about seeing two moons, and I am a little startled that it is being read and commented upon still by people far beyond and unknown to me, another inquiry reaching me last night. 

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Illusion and Challenge

October 2020 is a significant month astrologically, in a year when every month brings peaks and troughs of varying degrees of intensity.  Mars and Mercury, both retrograde in this time, bring warnings of illusion and challenge as the former vents his anger through tempestuous activity while his brother sows the seeds of uncertainty and deception, strong emotions and change.

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Wildflower Equinox

In September I try to cut back the patches of meadow that have grown unchecked throughout the spring and summer in my wildlife garden, when most of the wildflowers are spent, preparing the ground for the year to come.

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Carpe Diem

Every day, red kites and buzzards fly around an old tree stump in my garden, looking to see if there is food for them to take.  Often there is: besides (safe) scraps that may be left, death is a fact of life in a wildlife garden, and here a vole or any creature that is found dead is placed upon the stump, respectfully, and given the chance of new life through natural recycling. 

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Symbols of Renewal

In recent days a young heron has been visiting my ponds, hunting in the shallows waiting for a frog or newt to appear.  It is a shy, beautiful creature, a bird of the water and so of feminine emotion and of Spirit.

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The Great Separation

Finding where you belong is not an aspect of life many people consider, but, now, it is one of the most important choices you will ever be asked to make.

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