Cosmic & calendar highlights 2016

Cosmic & calendar highlights 2016

Just the highlights, not an inclusive list. Lots of seasonal dates and Full Moons falling on weekends, including a Saturday spring equinox. Biggie of the year: Full Moon weekend Summer Solstice! Next biggie: Lunar Samhain and Divali occur on a Sunday, the the day before Halloween/Samhain. February 8 – New Moon & Chinese New Year 23 – Full Moon falls on a …

Be Thankful for the Moon: Two Reasons Why

Be Thankful for the Moon: Two Reasons Why

Be Thankful for the Moon: Two Reasons Why by Amy Martin (c) www.moonlady.com —————————————————————– When was the last time you found yourself thankful for the Moon? Not for its beauty, nor for its light. But thankful that the Moon fostered the arising of life on Earth and has protected it ever since. Synchrony: Cycles in Sync The Moon spins to …

Moonstruck: The night the Moonlady got her name

Moonstruck: The night the Moonlady got her name

by Amy Martin (c) www.moonlady.com   The night was dark. The cats slipped easily about the blackness in pursuit of phantom prey. As I moved back and forth between the house and garage, the air hung heavy with conspiracy. In quiet anticipation, the cats stilled to a whisper. Then I felt it over my left shoulder, drawing closer. I stood …

Goodbye Moon Man

Goodbye Moon Man

by Amy Martin (c) www.moonlady.com   My feet firmly on this Earth, I gaze at the Moon, drawing from it wisdom, spiritual sustenance, a rhythm that guides my way, and of course my name. Never would I be brave or skilled enough to pilot a rocket to my beloved Moon, land safely on its soil and walk its surface for …

The Rhythms of Deep Time

The Rhythms of Deep Time

by Amy Martin (c)   This is the day of deep time, the kind of time that stars and planets feel, their big bass beats to our tiny staccato days and nights. Boom! Solar perihelion! As our planet swings around the Sun in squashy oval, we are at the point in the loop closest to the Sun by a few …

New Moon Rosh Hashana & Eclipse of the Soul

New Moon Rosh Hashana & Eclipse of the Soul

by Amy Martin (c) We are walking into darkness, ebbing toward winter, exhaling before we take a Solstice pause and begin breathing again into spring’s light. Shadows grow long, in nature and in our hearts. For the past several months, we have heard mostly the sound of summer running. It is now time to listen to the sounds of our …

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