Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Astro Musings

Welcome to the Summer of Love.

The heavens are conspiring to open the hearts of humanity, healing the wounds of many lifetimes. A massive clearing is under way as we cross the galactic threshold into the next world age.

From the Summer Solstice and New Moon in Cancer last week through the triple-eclipse window in July and early August, this is the most astrologically potent summer I can remember. It's a precursor to what we'll experience next summer when the energies peak again with explosive grand square alignments.

Incoming cosmic frequencies are stepped up through this gateway. The dates and timings are detailed in the current issue of my newsletter:

Venus and Mars are dancing together in the morning sky. The historic triple conjunction of Jupiter, Neptune and Chiron continues. Our Sun is aligned with the Great Star Sirius. And the next two full moons will be partially eclipsed by the Sun, bookends to the Total Solar Eclipse on July 22. The Solar Eclipse, which will be visible from various parts of Asia and felt around the world, is the astrological centerpiece of 2009. Add to this the Lammas cross-quarter gateway at the end of July, and we've got a recipe for explosive change.

Individually and collectively, how will we focus this energy? We live in the cusp period between world ages. Within this context, the summer of 2009 is an astrological high point, a turning point, a crossroads.

Depending on our level of awareness, this portal might open us to new heights of exhilaration or the depths of despair. Everything in between is possible, too. Jobs and relationships can end, and begin, suddenly. You might find yourself relocating, or at least traveling, unexpectedly. Watch for massive Earth changes and extreme weather and political-military escalation. These energies support quantum breakthroughs, spontaneous healings and expansion of consciousness. Sadly, many will resist. We're already seeing some people pop under the energetic intensity. Many will exit the Earth plane during this period, souls choosing to transition to spirit. This is a time of endings and big new beginnings. What's coming to completion for you? What's opening in your life?

Managing ourselves during this volatile period is elevated to an art form. Breathe. As simple as this sounds, it works. Pay attention to the breath. Inhale and exhale deeply, fully. Ground. Center. Meditate. Eclipses break up long-standing energy patterns. The center keeps shifting. Connect with Mother Earth and find your new center. Try yoga, tai chi or xi gong. Eat root vegetables and dark, leafy greens. Release the past, the pain, the addictions. Pray. Do ceremony, especially on key alignment dates. My work with individuals in my Astro-Shamanism pratice is especially potent during eclipse periods. Click here for details. Please be in touch if you'd like to schedule a personal session at this special time.

These practices and the larger astrological context are highlighted in my book, Cosmic Time. This is the most exciting time imaginable on planet Earth, a time of awakening, the flowering of love. The heavens support our evolutionary journey through the 2012 Gateway. Don't miss this cosmic opportunity.