Leo New Moon: Sat. July 26, 2014, 6:42 pm EDT,
Sun and Moon at 3.52 Leo

Calling Leo

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When we love ourselves, and love what we’re doing, we make the whole world happier. Though we’re often warned against thinking too much of ourselves, our hearts get stronger when we do. When we know we’re good at something, when we express our passions and our joys without apology or fear, when we put crazy colored streaks in our hair just because we feel like it, we’re calling Leo into our field….

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Leo New Moon: Vein of Gold

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In her book The Vein of Gold, Julia Cameron states that we all have something at which we excel—because we have a passion for it.You may not be an artist or an actor, but you can feel when you’re working in your vein of gold—you’re in the zone. Time stops, creativity flows, you feel in charge of things. Your unique spark of the divine springs forth….

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It’s Leo time!

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Having fun—however one does it—is indeed Leo’s secret. When you can enjoy life, and enjoy yourself in the midst of life, your problems shrink and your confidence grows. I’ve since learned how to tap into the gifts of Leo’s season. I now relish the opportunity each Leo month brings—to be more fully alive, doing what comes naturally, when I enjoy being me. May you enjoy what’s special about you this month too!…

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3-Minute Moon Ritual

Visualize a ring of fragrant flowers surrounding you, protecting you. Know that you are safe and relaxed. Breathe deeply. Feel the power of the Sun and Moon pouring into your circle. The energy of Leo is gathering in your circle, warm and radiant.

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Ask the Oracle – July 26, 2014

Q. This Saturn return I beat triple negative breast cancer in 2012. On the last full moon I found out the cancer is back apparently with a vengeance and is in my lungs now….

Q. “You have plutonian eyes,” a friend told me some time ago. He had been studying archetypal Astrology for several years and now says it has been one of the most significant tools he has found in helping him understand his life, and life in general….

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Dana's Blog

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Coming soon, about a week after the Leo New Moon, is the agricultural “first fruits” holiday, Lammas. It’s traditionally celebrated on August 1 and is astrologically exact on August 6/7 (when the Sun reaches 15 degrees Leo).  It is energetically exact whenever you become aware of the spiritual truth that you are an expression of […]

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Capricorn Full Moon: Sat. July 12, 2014 7:25 am EDT,
Sun at 20.03 Cancer, Moon at 20.03 Capricorn

Capricorn Full Moon: The Shape of My Heart

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How is your heart doing? The heart has a language; it speaks in moods and feelings.  Under the clear light of this Capricorn Full Moon, you can step back from your emotions and get a more objective view on your heart.  Are you purposefully and soulfully moving through life, are you celebrating hard-won and deeply fulfilling accomplishments, or are you wrestling with the stranger in your heart?

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Capricorn Full Moon: Resolutions at Midyear

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If we find ourselves adrift at this Full Moon in Capricorn, perhaps it’s not because our resolutions were too ambitious, but rather that we weren’t thinking big enough. Forget which job you hope to land, which countries you’d like to cross off your bucket list this year: who are you trying to be when you grow up? How do you wish to be remembered? What means so much to you that you’ll sacrifice sleep, sanity, popularity, assurances of success, and even your own well-being to midwife it into reality?…

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Bonus Capricorn Full Moon Ritual

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On this Full Moon, the Moon is in the earth sign of Capricorn, opposite the Sun in the water sign Cancer. Their gift to us lies in the interplay of the elements: earth mixed with water makes clay. As told in ancient creation myths, the stirring together of elements resulted in the earth and all its creatures. In the same way, by mixing these two elements together in a sacred way, we can work magic to invoke the spirit of creativity and art into our lives….

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3-Minute Moon Ritual

Drawing down the moon… Imagine above you the round glowing disc of the moon, bathing you in a protective circle of light. Vibrant with energy, your space is transformed, filled with the purity of spirit. Stand and raise your arms above your head. Let your palms face each other and curve slightly toward the moon. […]

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Ask the Oracle – July 12, 2014

Q. I have a troubled family life. I do not know whether it is still there or nor. All I want to know is if my marital condition will get better so that I, my husband and my son will stay together happily?…

Q. I am a 31 year old, single female and I feel as though I am currently on the edge of huge changes in my life in regards to career, family, and love. It’s as though everything I have been doing up until now was for this period of my life that is about to unfold….

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Dana's Blog

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The Moon temples and rites of initiation that once flourished across the ancient world have long since vanished. Even so, it’s still possible to cultivate a sincere spiritual practice based in the Moon’s mysteries—and you can begin tonight. Start by heightening your awareness of the natural world. Let nature be your temple. Sit amidst the […]

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