The Moon is…#StickyNoteAstrology]

Since it’s Monday [aka Moon-day], I am sharing lunar-influenced Sticky Note Astrology!

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daily 4cast: 6/11/2015 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Thursday
6/11/2015
Starring:
Sun [in Gemini] sextile Moon [in Aries]
Sun [in Gemini] opposite Pallas [in Sagittarius]
Mars [in Gemini] square Chiron [in Pisces]
Co-Starring:
Moon [in Aries] conjunct Uranus [in Aries]
Moon [in Aries] trine Jupiter/Juno [in Leo], Pallas [in Sagittarius]
Moon [in Aries] square Pluto [in Capricorn]
Moon [in Aries] sextile Mars [in Gemini]
Featuring:
Mercury goes Direct in Gemini

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A jolt of inspiration comes like the sun after a bout of inclement weather. No matter the storms that have obscured your light, today is a the beginning of a brighter day, and there appear to be many more judging by the brilliance hues that dance along of the horizon. Now’s your chance to go out into the world, and express everything that was previously shrouded in the midst of a dark cloud.

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daily 4cast: 4/14/2015 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Tuesday
4/14/2015
Starring:
Sun [in Aries] sextile Moon [in Aquarius]
Mercury [in Taurus] trine Pallas [in Capricorn]
Co-Starring:
Moon [in Aquarius] sextile Mercury [in Aries]
Moon [in Pisces] opposite Saturn [in Sagittarius]
Moon [in Pisces] square Venus [in Gemini]
Moon [in Pisces] sextile Pallas [in Capricorn]
Featuring:
Mercury enters Taurus

Everything makes more sense now that you’ve arrived a place of quietude and relative stillness. Now that you’re observing the world from a slower vantage point, you’re able to notice beautiful little nuances that usually go unnoticed. The constitution of nature is comprised of some timelessly intricate patterns and they are sure to leave quite an impression on anyone who takes the time to notice and appreciate them.

Just as you are cognizant of life’s simple pleasure, you are also painfully aware of the painful complexities, such as oppression, injustice, and discrimination. It hurts your head to think that such cruelty exists, whether or not you experience it personally. Why can’t life be rainbows and butterflies?

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daily 4cast: 2/23/2015 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Monday
2/23/2015
Starring:
Sun [in Pisces] square Saturn [in Sagittarius]
Sun [in Pisces] sextile Moon [in Taurus]
Sun [in Pisces] inconjunct Juno [in Leo]
Co-Starring:
Moon [in Taurus] trine Pluto [in Capricorn]
Moon [in Taurus] square Jupiter/Juno [in Leo], Mercury/Vesta [in Aquarius]
Moon [in Taurus] inconjunct Saturn [in Sagittarius], North Node [in Libra]
Moon [in Taurus] sextile Neptune/Chiron [in Pisces]
Moon [in Taurus] semi-sextile Venus/Uranus [in Aries]

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is it really

as hard as it seems

not to be oblivious

to what is so

clearly

the truth?

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neither ignorance
nor naivete
[and definitely not confusion]
validates the misuse of
your personal power

the romantic hue of

a rose tinted lens was

never an excuse to

miss the point

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4/6/14: fight in the fog [#MyBestWeek]

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it gets hard to see when straddling the line between the conscious and unconscious. our eyes take a while to adjust when they have just been dreaming, so it may seem as though we’re out of focus. neptune is said to represent clairvoyance, but if we are not spiritually inclined then the physical vision may be slightly unclear. confusion is a symptom of impaired eyesight and this haziness can be frustrating for those of us who are trying to see what lies ahead. even though we’re not in bed, it still feels incredibly unreal.

indistinction leaves us with a lot of options. at any given interval, life as we know it could go either way, which means that we must be quick-witted enough to know when to switch it up. things are changing at the drop of a dime and versatility is the only way not to get left behind. gemini is the sign of duality, so we must learn to be flexible because anything could happen. the twins are in a constant state of excitement as there is always new stimulation to be experienced, but they can just as well scatter themselves thanks to their short attention spans. if there is an absolute answer, it will take every bit of concentration.

to exacerbate matters, commitment is not in the immediate equation. we are too equal-minded to grow attached to one interest, so our diverse associations spread us thin. the 11th house is indicative of our hopes and wishes for the future in all their varied plurality. being connected to the current of an electrical outlet is bound to bring us some of the most shocking revelations from the highest source of power, but it takes great effort to sustain the singularity of such lucid insights.

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my best week: 1/5/2014 [#StarsAndSymbols]

I received a wonderful gift from one of my clients back in August. She gave me an unopened set of astrological divination cards [Astro Star Kards aka ASK], and I was instantaneously in love. I asked so many questions that I ran out of questions! Although my card usage seemed to wane once I ran out of mysteries to solve, I found a way to get more mileage out of these bad boys and that was to give myself a weekly reading.

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Every Sunday I sit, shuffle, and ask myself, “how can I make this my best week?” I have decided to share my interpretations with anyone who is looking for guidance to navigate the next 7 days.

7 cards are pulled each week. I draw a single card from the planet, sign, and house decks, which provides me with the foundation of the answer to my question. For a more detailed reading I draw a card from the aspect deck, an indication of the level of easiness or difficulty I will experience. Finally, I draw yet another planet, sign, and house card, giving me the specification I need to know what to expect from the unique energy of the upcoming week.

There are many ways to interpret these cards, just as there many ways to interpret every symbol we come across. These are my interpretations and I encourage you to find your own and share them with me if you so desire. Regardless of your conclusion, why not make this your best week?

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We will prosper this week if we learn to learn to give it up. Whatever it is, let it go. Release it. It has served it purpose. The first [planet] card I pulled was the South Node, which represents past lives, baggage, and other nouns that have worn out their welcome. The South Node represents what has been mastered, so holding on to it now is crutch of comfort and complacency, and frankly, it’s overkill at this point.

The second [sign] card is Capricorn, giving us a clue as to what needs to be relinquished. Fear, pessimism, and insecurity are the more stark characteristics of the Sea Goat [Happy Cappy Season, y’all!], so I’m focusing on the lower energy of this sign because it wouldn’t make sense to let go of something with a high vibration. After all, what is Capricorn if not sensible? Caution and doubt [Capricorn] could be holding us back [South Node] from achieving the aspiration in us that is represented by the antidotal North Node.

The third card I pulled was the 2nd House, and now we know this is a question of values and self-esteem. Tangible, physical possessions, even. The Capricorn and 2nd House cards were reversed, so the burden of limitation that we are bearing could be (and probably is) hidden in the deepest, darkest, murkiest waters of the subconscious mind, silently suppressing the god-given gifts we incarnated here to share.

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pluto direct: stranger danger [#StarsAndSymbols]

What a morning. Like a hangover, I didn’t feel the intoxicating effects of the Full Moon in Pisces until today. Glad to finally be home after a night at Union Transfer in Philadelphia [a Scorpio city] seeing the Washed Out show. It was quite the experience.

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In other news, I think it’s time for me to acquire a new phone. Whatever I intended to prove by going without has been proven, I believe, and now it’s becoming a slight inconvenience to be so disconnected. Allow me to explain.

As most of us know, concerts always take longer than expected. By the time the show ended last night, I had missed my train back to Atlantic City, and I’d have no ride home if I took the next one. I decided then to stay the night at my friend’s house, although I was reluctant because I would have to wake up at 7 AM with her as she left for work. I had little choice, so that’s what I did. Boy, did I take having a car for granted when I had one.

After we said our goodbyes and she rode off into the distance on her bike, I decided to walk all the way from her North Philly home downtown to 30th Street Station. As I mentioned in a previous post, I love walking (especially in big cities), plus I had time to kill, so I had no problem walking and saving bus fare. Little did I know I would be walking for 3/4 of the daylight hours. I got lost in the awesomeness of City Hall, missed my Market Street turn, and ended up walking all the way to South Street before I admitted to myself that I should ask for directions. After an hour and a half of walking, I finally made it to the train station.

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Being completely candid, I’m having a “too soon” moment so I’d rather not finish recounting this story in its vivid entirety (believe me, I can get vivid). Let’s just say I arrived in New Jersey with no ride to my house, and with no prospects for a taxi or bus (and no phone to find one), I was stranded in suburbia for 4 hours. After walking aimlessly from the train station, I ended up sitting hopelessly in Five Guys for an entirely too long 2 hours. After being treated to free fries and cold water, my mom finally rescued me on her way to work. I was able to call her 2 hours prior at the local dollar store.

I have asked many people to use their phones since losing mine back in April, and it is always interesting to see how they will react, as I am literally putting myself out there to be rejected. Most people have phones, and I think have sense enough to know who does and who doesn’t before I approach anyone, but who is willing to share definitely depends on their impression of me and my intentions.

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something to count on: numerology 101 [#StarsAndSymbols]

As a young child, I was obsessed with pretending I was a teenager. When asked how old I was by strange adults at random places (not as bad as it sounds), I remember being fond of ages 13 and 17. I’ll admit, 13 was a passing fad, but 17 stuck (my favorite cousin was 17 at the time)! To this day 17 is one of my favorite numbers.

We all have favorites (numbers, colors, shapes, etc.) for a reason, but we don’t often allow ourselves to explore those reasons in depth. What is it about a number that makes it stand out among the infinite amount of others? Sure, certain symbols have sentimental value. While the nostalgia factor is valid, there is arguably a deeper reason for your favorite symbol. Otherwise, it probably wouldn’t have resonated with you in the first place.

Despite their importance, most of us take numbers (and other symbols) for granted. We use them when we need to and leave it at that. If we took the time to understand the unique vibration of each number, we would start to recognize the beautiful, cyclical pattern called numerology.

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All numbers, when reduced to single digits, have a deeper significance in numerology. It’s interesting to note how even the shapes of the symbols themselves can contribute to the characteristics of the numbers, even in the most subconscious, archetypal ways [1, for example, is a phallic symbol that represents creative life energy]. Here are numbers 1-9 and their respective qualities…

1 – original, independent, pioneering, inventive, self-centered

2 – cooperative, diplomatic, sensitive, adaptable, shy

3 – optimistic, expressive, inspirational, creative, scattered

4 – practical, hard-working, organized, detail-oriented, stubborn

5 – adventurous, versatile, curious, free, reckless

6 – charming, balanced, compassionate, helpful, self-righteous

7 – introspective, scientific, analytical, spiritual, aloof

8 – executive, successful, ambitious, karmic, materialistic

9 – popular, generous, intuitive, humanitarian, detached

Any number greater than 9 can be simplified by adding each digit. For example, 17 [1+7] can reduced to 8. There are, however, three master numbers [11, 22, 33] that are left alone as double digits. Master numbers are obviously special, revered as higher, more spiritual expressions of their respective sums. 11 is an amplified version of 2, 22 [the master builder] is an amplified version of 4, and 33 [the master teacher] is an amplified version of 6.

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