How is your ride going? 2011 sure has been a very intense year, to say the least!
Monday, December 5, 2011
How is your ride going? 2011 sure has been a very intense year, to say the least!
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
The feminine, receptive Moon may feel a bit awkward in the combative and assertive fire energies of Aries - but the trine from Mars in Leo makes her better able to stand firmly in this power. And so we truly have an opportunity for a strong and powerful Moon, a fully embodied Goddess - the Sacred Feminine is thoroughly supported by the Sacred Masculine - the sacred warrior.
Also on the other side of the polarity of this Full Moon - in Libra - there is a great potential for a marriage between masculine and feminine energies. Libra is a masculine air sign, but is nonetheless ruled by Venus, the love goddess. In connection with Libra, Venus is about balance, harmony, peace, fairness, justice, aesthetics, relationships, partnerships, cooperation. So, in Libra the Sun is influenced by the feminine principle via Venus. The Sun is also in a close conjunction with Saturn, which provides stability and structure. Both the Sun and Saturn represent the father principle, and so Saturn's influence with the Sun on this side of the Full Moon polarity lends a sense of safety and trustworthiness - a grounded feeling for Luna as she stands in her feminine power.
And so it is an interesting and powerful combination of masculine and feminine energies that we are experiencing during this full moon. The yin/yang polarity is always inherent in a full moon (Sun/Moon), but in this Aries/Libra combination we have the other classic yin/yang combination at play, too - the Mars/Venus dynamic. The interesting part is that the lunar, feminine energy combines with Mars which is masculine (Aries), and the solar, masculine energy combines with Venus which is feminine (Libra). Mars himself truly has the potential of playing his role as sacred warrior during this lunation, through his trining the Moon, and sextiling the Sun. Oh of course, that is to say WE - all of us - have the potential of letting our inner sacred warrior support our inner Goddess.
A great part of the ascension process that is happening now on our planet is this return of the Goddess. Today's full moon happens only one day after we entered the last Day of the Ninth and final Wave of the Mayan Calendar - and it actually is the very last full moon of this evolutionary cycle. The potential for a balance between the Sacred Masculine and the Sacred Feminine that is inherent in this very special lunation is an amazing blessing. I wish for many beautiful insights and the serenity that comes with the knowing that balance has been achieved, between Masculine and Feminine, and between Self and Other, for all of you during these days.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
So, this year began DRAMATICALLY with the Spring Equinox Sun (0 degrees Aries) being tightly conjunct Uranus, and square Pluto (although not so tightly, Pluto being at 7 degrees Capricorn). At that time, we had just entered the Ninth and Final Underworld of the Mayan Calendar, and time had sped up x20! The tragedies of the earthquake and following tsunami, and then the meltdown of Fukushima, in Japan, had just happened. Personally I could definitely feel we were entering another phase of our evolution, and the chaotic and powerful energies ushering it all in. I also experienced much turmoil in my own life, and have gone through SO much change since then - especially during summer when we had three eclipses working very transformationally upon us. I'm sure many of you also can look back onto this first half of the astrological year of 2011, and feel that it has been... well, intense. Though that seems like a very small word. Special? Even smaller word, but yes, indeed. Deeply transformational, for sure.
And the Autumn Equinox keeps up the pressure - now, the Sun is in early Libra - opposing the point where it was at the Spring Equinox and opposing Uranus in early Aries. Both the Sun and Uranus are squaring Pluto in early Capricorn, so we have a so-called T-square in effect, and the profoundly disruptive and transformational energies are still very much at play. In all this seeming chaos, we need to recognize that transformation is needed, and we need to do our best to keep our inner peace and balance, and not allow ourselves to become involved in the outer dramas. Yes, BALANCE is really the keyword for the Autumn Equinox and entering Libra. Traditionally we set intentions for the year to come at the Spring Equinox, and come Autumn, we look at what has manifested and how we need to balance our creations. It's a lot about LETTING GO of what's no longer needed or wished for. Although you may not have been aware that you were doing this at the time of the equinox, you may have still done that kind of energetic work. And it's not too late. You should really use this time of the year to find balance and let go of superfluous ANYTHING. Especially this year.
Find your inner stillness, balance and peace
I would like to point out that it's definitely not all just chaos and upheaval in these times. Looking to outer events and what's being reported in mainstream media, this is probably what we see. It may also be what we feel inside of us. But might there be something completely different hiding in the stillness of the center point? Yes, and this is where we now have our very big challenge: Our firm decision to leave our old and outworn false identities and all its superfluous and heavy baggage behind us, and embrace a whole new paradigm where we live from our hearts and resume our intended "roles" as galactic citizens with multidimensional consciousness, and keepers of Gaia. And so when we let go of the chaos and drama, and move into Heart Consciousness, we move into the beauty and magic that are the TRUE nature of these times.
So, you know those rose-coloured glasses that people always told you that you needed to remove? - Well, what you saw through them is THE REAL THING! Because in truth, everything is LOVE. And existence is a magical adventure, which YOU create just the way you want it to be. You still need to know what energies you are working and playing with though, and that is how astrology can help you. If you are in the midst of emotional drama and feeling like you're only experiencing the negatives of the chaos and upheaval around you - perhaps feeling that nothing that you used to believe in is true, or that you have no idea who you truly are - it can be very difficult to find center space, balance and trust to be able to move on in a new world. In that case, please allow me to help you. I am here to guide you to move closer to your true self in these challenging but beautiful times. Astrology is my primary tool for this, and I combine it with my heart consciousness and my intuition. I also use tarot cards to tap deeper into what's going on for you right now, and what you can do to support yourself on your path. Please don't hesitate to contact me at email@example.com, to request a reading. There are different alternatives - I work both with written readings, and readings over Skype. If you are located in Sweden, I also work with in-person consultations. Right now I am located in Gothenburg.
I wish you very blessed, magical and balanced Libra days ahead!
With love, Anna
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Monday, May 16, 2011
So what is this about? According to Barbara Hand Clow and others, our solar system has been sailing in the Galactic Night during thousands and thousands of years, but is again entering the so called Photon belt. Our solar system will align with the Galactic Center, that mysterious powerful point from which the Mayan Calendar itself is said to emanate. At about the same time, we are experiencing an astrological age shift - we're moving from the Age of Pisces to the Age of Aquarius. All the details and explanations about what these events are really about - us entering the Photon Belt, us aligning with the Galactic Center, and us entering the Age of Aquarius - are too many for one post... To sum up though, Barbara Hand Clow says that what we're evolving towards (and this is happening NOW!) is a re-awakening of our multidimensional nature and our knowledge of who we are - cosmic citizens - and a re-awakening of unity consciousness or oneness.
In the previous post I started out by writing about how strange everything has felt since we entered the Ninth Wave. The speed-up of time can really be felt. And Gaia is undergoing intense changes as well, which was clearly illustrated by the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan, which happened at the same time that we entered the First Day of the Ninth Wave. Here's an interview with Barbara Hand Clow in four parts (you'll find a link to the next part of the interview after this first one's been played), where she speaks about this entrance into the Ninth Wave or Universal Underworld of the Mayan Calendar:
Sending you much love, joy and courage in these spectacular times!
Thursday, May 5, 2011
I haven't written much about the Mayan Calendar in this blog. I have mentioned Barbara Hand Clow a few times (check out this post for more on Barbara's work on the New Moons, Solstices and Equinoxes, and this one to read about her work on Chiron), but I haven't actually elaborated on her work on the Mayan Calendar, which is built partly upon the research of biologist Carl Johan Calleman, and partly upon her own past life regressions and channelings. Calleman found that the Calendar represents a purposeful evolution of consciousness on Planet Earth (as a living being - Gaia - with her own role in Cosmos), where several cycles of time overlay each other: each representing a different evolutionary period with a special purpose; each vibrating at a rate 20 times higher than the "previous" one (which accounts for a sensation of time being sped up each time we enter a new cycle); and each ending at the same time: October 28, 2011 (this is the date Calleman uses for the end of the Mayan Calendar, not December 21, 2012 as most people believe).
We are approaching the simultaneous culmination of all these (nine) cycles of evolution on October 28 this year at the speed of lightning! On March 9 we entered the fastest vibrating of the cycles, or Underworlds as Calleman calls them - the Universal or Cosmic Underworld. This cycle vibrates 20 times faster than the previous cycle (the Galactic Underworld), which began in 1999. To gain some perspective of the extremely fast developing world we're living in now, though, I'd like you to know that the cycle before the Galactic (the Planetary Underworld) began in 1755, and yet another cycle back, the National Underworld began 3115 B.C! So we're evolving as much as a species during less than one year, in this period between March and October, as we as a species evolved during much larger cycles, earlier in history.
Here's a graphic illustration of the nine cycles of evolution (I know it says that the Universal began in February and not in March and I've seen different dates for this - but everyone seems to agree that the First Day of the Ninth Wave (each of the cycles consists of seven days and seven nights) began on March 9):
(click here to view larger image) When Barbara Hand Clow, who is an astrologer, came upon the works of Carl Johan Calleman, she wanted to test his hypothesis against astrology to see if she could find relevant correlations in the astrological constellations taking place at the time of the big shifts of the Calendar. She found that there were and had indeed been major astrological extraordinarities taking place in the heavens during these shifts - and for her that was "evidence" enough of the truth in Calleman's work. Much of the material she had earlier channelled from the Pleiadians started to make sense to her in a new way. This post is going to become much too long if I go into the details of Barbara's work, but in short she says that we, the human species, are evolving to (once again) becoming true cosmic "citizens" and knowing our origins as starseeds and multidimensional beings. This is what we have the potential for now that we're moving towards the end of the calendar. And the chaos of our times, which seems to have become even more intense since we entered the Ninth Wave or Universal Underworld this March, is a "natural" outcome of the old, 3D focussed world and its structures falling apart.
I chose to call this post Clarity of Intention and Being In Time because we really need to be very, very clear on who we are, why we're here and what our role is in this MAJOR cosmic event taking place right now. We cannot afford to put our heads in the sand and pretend everything is normal or that it soon will get back to normal. We have to step up to the plate and remember who we are. My purpose with this blog is, partly at least, to provide information about this huge shift we're going through, and I can help you align with your true purpose and understand your role and why you're here, via astrology.
For more information on the works of Barbara Hand Clow and Carl Johan Calleman please see: http://www.handclow2012.com/
http://www.calleman.com/ For information about free astrology consultations at Capricornian Cancer please see: http://capricorniancancer.blogspot.com/2011/02/offering-free-astrological.html
Lots of love to you all! I'll be writing another post on this topic soon.
Saturday, February 19, 2011
I found out about these asteroids at the New Moon in Aquarius, which fell in my 8th house, and it was the 8th house emphasis that led me to exploring the dark moon goddesses (as this house has connections to Pluto and Scorpio, plus the new moon itself is a dark moon), one of which is Medusa (see Demetra George's book Mysteries of the Dark Moon). Medusa guarded the ancient female mysteries and had a connection with serpents - an animal which is of importance to me. What she represented got thwarted when she was adopted into the greek, patriarchal pantheon, and well - nowadays we think of her as that horrible woman with snakes instead of hair on her head, who kills you by just one look - especially if you're a man.
Connecting to positive Medusa can, I think, be a very releasing and healing experience for many women today - I know she is an important archetype for me to try to get in touch with. She is the clue to my primal, female, serpent power! And, she is conjunct Urania! And, I want to become a professional astrologer! And both of them are linked with my Mars, which I know I have some difficulty expressing positively. And the whole bunch were lit up during yesterday's full moon. This is really profound as I "discovered" them on the new moon leading up to this full moon. On the other side of the opposition were Sun, Mars, Mercury, Chiron and Neptune! Wow.... this line-up must have added to the feeling of profundity and sacredness this full moon had to it.
My intention for the new moon was connected to both Urania and Medusa, so I expected them to be highlighted right now, to be understood a bit better. And what happened, this afternoon, was I really "connected" with Urania. I was meditating, asking for guidance, and went deep into my inner imagery and felt that I was really in the flow. Then she was there. First, there was a beautiful , exquisite dress being shown to me: pale yellow, with a sweet pattern of embroidered dark red/brown flowers, and with a pretty lace collar - it had a renaissance feeling to it. Then I saw myself in this dress, up in a tower in the starry night, gazing at the heavens through my two (!) telescopes. I knew I was Urania, or embodying Urania, and I heard a voice assuring me that I am on the right path with astrology and need not worry about it, I already have it in me and am really talented at it.
I reappeared from the meditation by the phone ringing, and it was a friend who is an astrologer. She said: I just bought the most lovely, delicate summer dress!
So, there I had it! There are still more questions to be answered - the Medusa connection to Urania is not very clear to me yet - but I know now that astrology is a clue to gaining access to positive Mars. Medusa will probably follow.... I just find these things amazing. We are truly moving into a much better world and we need to start listening more to our inner guidance, and connect with our multidimensional selves. We need to align with our soul blueprint and step more firmly onto our true path. Astrology can help us getting attuned to the cosmic energies and align with the flow. If you would like me to help you understanding yourself and your path better, please contact me.
For more info about astrology consultations at Capricornian Cancer, please read this post.
I hope this post will inspire you to be receptive to what is shown to you at a Full Moon, and that this is a natural outgrowth of intentions set during the New Moon leading up to it. I will write more about "moon magic" in a forthcoming post.
I'm sending you much love and care! Please feel very free to comment upon any of the posts in this blog. I would love to get to know my readers a bit!
Thursday, February 17, 2011
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Thursday, February 10, 2011
The Zodiac (Wikimedia Commons)
For many, many years I have been reading about jungian psychology, symbology, dreamwork and, above all, astrology. The symbology became a foundation for me to stand upon; the symbolic language opened up the inner world to me, and this inner world turned out to be a basic clue to happiness in my life. I navigate from the inside - mostly - and without understanding the language of the inner world I would be quite lost. My conscious relationship to the inner world started with jungian psychology. I read a lot about it, and then had a chance to meet a jungian analyst during half a year or so, when I was about the age of 25. During this time I kept a dream journal and had a very active relationship with the symbol world and the archetypes. I think often this naturally leads on to astrology - it did for me at least. It was the beginning of a love story which is still going strong 10 years later, and I am pretty sure it will never end (as I am pretty sure I have been doing this in previous/parallel lifetimes, too). Astrology for me was about making the subjective a little bit more objective, tangible and comprehensible. It was about my inner experiences making sense in a larger scheme. It was about finding meaning. I could look to the symbols that came to me in my dreams at night, or in meditations and visions, and correlate them to what was going on in the heavens and how this triggered off my natal birthchart. My life began to make sense and it even seemed much more exciting!
And here I find myself many years after my initial meeting with this wonderful world, not being able to stop this urge to share what I've learnt and help people aligning more closely with their true selves through astrology. The Uranus transit to my MC in late Pisces, which began in June 2009 is now over. The final push in this career transition for me was the Jupiter/Uranus conjunction (which we've had for a while), which was exact on the day of the solar eclipse on the Capricorn new moon on January 4th, within a degree of my MC. With this energetical boost I suddenly felt VERY sure: what I will do is becoming an astrologer! I "happened to" find the website of the IAA (the International Academy of Astrology) and it did not take long until I had made my final decision to start studying with them. This is a preparation to become a certified astrologer with the ISAR or the NCGR.
I feel GREAT about this! Be prepared to see many new interesting turns and offers coming up soon on this blog :)! I am as eager to start reading charts now as I was last year about this time - but now I feel better prepared for it. So watch out for the next post, coming up soon.
Sending lots of love to you all!
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
I just arrived back home from two weeks of christmas with family and then new year's with my partner. These two weeks have been a nice transition time from the finishing of the program I had been taking during last year and... well, and the NEW. Coming back home first seemed so very nice and I was full of energy to get organized, make plans and "integrate myself" to be able to move on, but then just a few hours later I found myself feeling completely lost and without any of all the energy I had expected. And this is where I am as I sit down to write. So I hope you'll bear with me as I try to write my confusion off and sort out my thoughts. This post really will be a true blogpost; blog as in weblog, a log for the web, a diary on the internet... Normally I try to keep the posts as general as possible - but I still do want to promote the idea that the personal can be general, when we try to make it so. (This may be my Cancer/Capricorn energies speaking!)
So, as I continue writing here I'll just admit that I have no idea where this post is heading or what I'd like to convey through writing it. Okey :)?
Franco Santoro who developed the concept of astroshamanism recently wrote about the tradition of recapitulation around christmas, as a preparation for consciously entering into the new year (http://astroshamanic.blogspot.com/2010/12/solstice-letter-from-christmas-by.html). I think it's something along these lines that I feel I need to do in order to enter into the new year of 2011 with clarity and intention.
The main question or issue for me is What is my path? (I think it's a good idea to clarify what the main question is when feeling confused). I think I may have written earlier about my MC, or midheaven, which is located in late Pisces in my birthchart. I think this placement of the MC often brings a lot of confusion about career or life path issues, where the native seeks some unclear spiritual "career" which always remains elusive and out of grasp. So, the question What is my path has always been a difficult one for me, but during the last few years with Uranus and later Jupiter transiting my MC, this question has become HUGE! But I also feel the transits have brought me to a greater understanding of my path, and not least, a greater feeling of freedom to explore this.
So when I recapitulate last year I keep my focus on my MC and the transits to it, and what has happened during the year, internally and externally, in matters of career and vocation; in matters of my life path. Keywords that come to me are Nature/Herbs/Flower essences, Healing and Writing. And Astrology, but it doesn't come on as strongly as earlier this year. Shamanism is also like a backdrop. Yes, there it is. Yes, these are great realizations that I have made during this year when I have transitioned from a permanent position as a school librarian ,which almost bored me to death, to an unsure but free and exciting future where I can explore how to make a living out of the above interests and passions that I have.
I have a strong feeling I need a mentor, a guide to help me develop my path and stick to it. I know the power of intention, but I find it so hard to come down to one intent and stick to it purely - I fear all other things thus get ruled out and what if the intent is not the right one? But then I also know this fear is just an excuse not to move onto the path, because I've learnt that if the intent is not the right one, I would simply just know this after a while. So I guess the fear is really about moving onto the path. It's so weird, what I wish for most profoundly I hinder myself from achieving!
OK, I'll keep on recapitulating and then try to set up some sort of plan - and I'll see you all soon again here on the blog. I hope this post has inspired some of you to also do a recapitulation in order to be better able to move consciously into 2011.