Monthly Archives for: September, 2012

Sleeping in the Forest

Sleeping in the Forest  I thought the earth remembered me, she took me back so tenderly, arranging her dark skirts, her pockets full of lichens and seeds. I slept as never before, a stone on the river bed, nothing between […] 

Why Astrology?

Typically, many have come to expect prediction from an astrologer.  Tell me when I’ll win the lottery or find the love of my life.  Will my business take off this year, will the book I’m writing be published, am I […] 


Yoga means union and, from within the context of manifesting our vision, union is critical.  There are many kinds of Yoga. Some involve meditation only, some involve physical exertion and movement (Hatha Yoga).  The objectives are the same – to […] 


Manifested visions reflect the holistic health of the visionary.  Herbs can improve health in many ways  because their mode of action is holistic, smart, and compatible with life. In written record, the study of herbs dates back over 5,000 years […] 

Staying Connected to the Moon

If you’ve ever felt as though your out of sync, swimming upstream, or just a little late to the party, and haven’t been in the habit of observing new and full moons, you might want to reconsider.  At the exact […] 

Amino Acids – Calm – Focused

Amino acids assist in the transmission of nerve impulses across synapses in the brain.  They are the breakdown products of protein.  Balanced levels of amino acids are mostly maintained by adequate dietary protein intake.  But amino acid levels can become […] 

Flower Essence 1

Practicing Flower Essence in conjunction with astrology seems to be a perfect match. I’m half-way through my work to attain certification as a Flower Essence Practitioner and am as yet experimenting with the essences.  As an herbalist, I’m definitely into […] 

Yoga and the Nutcracker Prince

My experience with mind/body disconnection taught me a lot about the value of keeping the two connected.  Over-stretching during an ballet company audition changed the course of my life forever.  I was empathetic when, many years later, I received hostile […] 

Aries Full Moon September 29, 2012

  INTERPRETING THE ARIES FULL MOON INFLUENCE I interpret the meaning of New and Full Moons as though they were people coming to me for a consultation.  I know the Full Moon’s birth time will be 8:20 pm PDT on […] 

The Ascendant for Beginners

The three most influential parts of an Astrology chart are the Sun, Moon, and Ascendant.  Most know their Sun sign.  It’s the answer you give to the question “What’s your sign”?  If you know yourself to be a Leo for […]