Pilgrimage to the Well of St Seiriol

Guest article by Alison GoddessAsteroids

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An old friend who has just finished her dissertation on Water and we are meeting after many years. Anglesey has so many beautiful and special places to visit and she has been researching wells and read about Penmon Priory, so we set off to this beautiful peninsular on the North East corner of the island looking out to Puffin Island. The Well of St Seiriol lies in a beautiful grove of rocks, a sheltered place where the spring once ran freely from the rocks. Now a structure has been built around the well and on past visits it has put me off the actual well and I have spent my time relaxing on the soft grass of the grove. However due to the interest of my friend, we have been immersed in talking about Water as a sentient being, I take a closer peek. She points out that she nearly stood in the well as the water is so still there appears to be nothing there. Later on a few people come over and the man who is older than the young American woman he is showing around tells her how many people step right into the well. Curious I go inside the well structure and sit on the inner wall slate stone seat. Im pleased to notice that what appeared to be sweetie wrappers left as litter are in fact crystals and a ribbon which soothes my agitation about visitors not honouring the place. The water is incredibly still even though it must be seeping in from somewhere. My hands are tingling and I stroke the surface of the water creating an infinity sign. The water feels very pleasant – it is healing me as I feel my mind relax and perhaps my tingling fingers are reciprocating. I am able to sit quietly for a while enjoying the special essence of this still water. It comes to me that this is the same water that was here at the time St Seiriol in 6AD, and the grass and plants are the same albeit in new growth cycles. There is a profound connection to the continuity of nature in a place whilst people and indeed whole civilisations may come and go.

Whilst here we have a conversation about the Kogi Indians as my friend is going to be archiving footage of their incredible culture in Columbia and the message they are wishing to share with the world through a film called Aluna. Many synchronicities have arisen since the visit for both of us and it feels the water of the earth is really crying out to be heard, to be taken care of.

The Priory is close by and we enter the quiet, old church. There are beautiful stained glass windows, Celtic Crosses dating to 1000 AD and most excitingly a rather worn Sheela Na Gig, but there she is on the wall displaying her sacred sexuality and next to her sits a carving of a bearded man who I think of as St Seiriol looking rather like a wild man of the forest.

Many of the Druid Priests and Priestesses converted to Celtic Christianity in fear of persecution from the Romans but they retain Pagan rituals. St Seiriol appears to have been dedicated to a weekly Solar Ritual walking some 25 miles to meet his friend St Cybi from Holy Island at a halfway point. St Seiriol Wyn (Pale) was so named because he walked from East to West with the Sun always behind him. St Cybi Fely was so named as he was Golden  from walking into the Sun from West to East.

I offer one to one Goddess Asteroid birth chart readings. Please contact me tfor further information or to book on a course at astroalison@gmail.com

Friday 16th JulyShamanic Journey with Horses Cost £85  www.inharmonywithhorses.co.uk for more info.  This day begins a ‘Hey There Girlfriend Lets Sleep Under the Stars’ Glamping Retreat and is a heart warming experience with the 5 horses who specialise in healing humans. No riding is included and no experience of horses is needed.

Saturday 6th July – Deepsong Sound Collective Gong Bath, Blessingways Yoga Studio, Birchcliffe Centre, Hebden Bridge HX7 8DB. 7-8pm Cost £5-7 on door.

Friday 9, 16, 23, 30th September and 7 October 10-12The Goddess Shield Drum

In this course you will discover through Shamanic and creative practices your power animals, plant spirits and essence of each of the 4 main Goddess Asteroids. In the final session these images will be painted onto a ‘Goddess Drum’ or mandala. Cost £60 not including drum or canvas. Nearly full so book soon. Venue Cornholme Community Centre, Lancashire OL14

2nd and 30th OctoberMusic of the Spheres with Neuroscientist Dr Jen Altman and myself. We will be exploring sound healing from East and West, natural sounds and human sounds and connecting this with the frequencies of Earth and different brainwaves. The process is a healing one of left and right hemispheres of the brain and deeply connecting with the New Earth Grid. Sound Gong Bath included on each day £65 for one or £120 for both. Only a few spaces left so book soon.

6-11th October Earth Spirit Sacred Drum Retreat, Mas Sant Nicolau in Catalonia as part of the Deepsong Collective http://www.facebook.com/events/1733033460271525/?ti=icl

14 – 16 OctoberShamanic Journey with Birds of Prey in Swan Bank Centre Yurt with Falcolner Silvia Mutterlee who is completing an MA on Healing with Birds of Prey and myself. Her birds Freay the Buzzard and Morgan the Eagle Owl will join us for the weekend doing Fly Walks, Drum Journeys and creativity with shed feathers. Cost £177 if booked before 30th June £187 thereafter. Includes vegetarian meals but not accommodation. Accommodation available onsite from £10 per night in pods, yurt or camping. There is a day room with a fire, showers and kitchen for use of participants

17 – 21st OctoberMayan Mandala Retreat 17 – 21st OctoberDreamspell Mayan Mandala Creative Retreat at Glan Morfa in Anglesey.

Delving into the symbology of your own Mayan Dreamspell using sound and meditation to activate the cosmic destiny gifted to you at birth by creating a mandala of your Dreamspell. All materials provided

This retreat will take place in the beautiful surrounding of Glan Morfa Eco and Nature Park in south east Angelsey, close to the sea and with its amazing wildlife and panoramic views. We have taken over the entire place with its 38 acres and 2 lakes to enable everyone to be able to really relax and enjoy the energies. http://www.green-tourism.com/visit/glan-morfa-lodge/listing-2413/

Facilitators: Margaret-Mary, Mandala Artist and Astrologer, Shanaz, Creative Kinesiologist and Alison Dhuanna, Astrologer and Planetary Gong Baths

Cost £360 to include home cooked vegetarian food and single occupancy accommodation.

Contact astroalison@gmail.com to book your place on these heart warming and life changing events.

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Cosmic Contacts with Pam and Mahala World Astrologer

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My ‘special guest‘ this Monday June 20th is ‘Mahala World Astrologer,’ we are always excited and blessed to have her on the show, get ready for an interesting interview. Feeling out of sorts, Mahala says the earth’s ‘magnetic field’ is out of balance. She will be sharing the effects of this month’s Full Moon and the Summer Solstice. Get on line early if you have a question for Mahala, call 347-838-9142, Annie the moderator will get you in. Mahala’s web-site; www.mahalasastrology.com, be sure to sign up for her ‘freemonthly newsletter, she can also be reached at, planetalert@hotmail.com.
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Warrior Women Rising

by Alison Dhuanna

The New Moon in Gemini on the 5th June is very powerful and will trigger events where the Warrior Woman within is challenged to stand in her power. The New Moon is in an exact conjunction to Venus and so these harmonious frequencies are urging us to realign with our inner truth as the world chaos accelerates. The break down of the structures holding the political world order together would be greatly accelerated by a yes vote in the EU election in Britain which is a possibility. Vesta is the Priestess or Medicine woman and is also conjunct the New Moon. Vesta is the part of us that uses focussed intention, prayer and ceremony to restore balance and to connect to the New Earth Energy Grid. In order to access this we have to find places of stillness within our lives. When we bring this consciousness of blissful space and appreciation to the Earth’s Core we are co-creating this new reality. The pressure on those people still trapped in the ‘productivity’ paradigm will continue to intensify until the need to connect to the silence beyond is heard. Vesta in this position helps us to do that. Globally women and men are gathering in circles like the Sisterhood of the Rose in Lemurian times holding the balance of forces and keeping the heart of love open in the collective.

From the beginning of 2016 the karmic nodes have been very active and this New Moon is in a challenging square to South Node (Karmic past), Chiron, Neptune and Pallas Athena in Pisces. Pallas Athena in Pisces uses her brain and her heart to solve problems in the world. She is the Bodhisattva Warrior Woman of the zodiac and she may use art, music and writing as powerful communication tools to change consciousness and unify all sentient beings. I recently had my Pallas Athena return which coincided with completing a Planetary Sound Gong Apprenticeship and music is a very Pisces/Neptune way to transmit the new energies we are integrating. For the past year we have been healing deep seated ancestral wounds and also retrieving soul parts from other life times activating gifts from our lineage to bring into the present now. The fractal lines to the Golden Ages of our history on this planet are open for all who want them. It’s like Cosmic Christmas at the moment when we stop picking at the wounded self and refocus on what we can offer the community or collective. This is the way of Chiron the Wounded Healer. The South Node is in Sextile to Pluto so there are opportunities for big breakthroughs right now.

The North Node is conjunct Astraea Goddess of the Sacred Arts and the Golden Age, Jupiter planet of expansion and Hygeia Goddess of Healing through Dreams and Sleep. Recently I came across an older archetype of Hygeia called Nanshe from Sumeria. Enhedhuanna the High Priestess, in her poems discovered under the deserts of Iraq dating 6000 BC, talks of how the gifts of dream divination were lost when she Enhedhuanna is cast out of the Temple by a male official. Here we have recorded the first impact of the patriarchy’s destruction of the Goddess religion and the impact on her intuitive gifts. I’m feeling in myself a strong wave of psychic power returning and I hope this is true for others too. The astrology certainly suggests that this is a time to recover these gifts and be able to expand into our new karmic destiny as a result.

Ceres the Mother Goddess and Uranus are conjunct in Aries and in a square to Pluto. Ceres in Aries has fiery motivation to come into a place of deep nurturing and appreciation of self so that she can strengthen her body and mind to meet the challenges ahead where we are being asked to step into positions of leadership and power to reclaim the Divine Feminine. This aspect is excellent for breaking addiction patterns to toxic substances or people. We can never truly break an addiction without bringing love and acceptance to the parts of ourselves engaged in these activities wholeheartedly. Many of us have used addiction to numb the pain of being in the sometimes harsh energies of the world so it has become ingrained habit and very hard to let go of. I speak from experience!

The New Moon ascendant is aligned to the Pleiades so we can expect a flow of cosmic help for all who need it in this next challenging cycle and with Mars opposite aligned with Algol this suggests as well this is a big opportunity for change. Algol is the Dark Goddess Stellar frequency so this too suggests it time to love and dance with our shadows. Which parts of yourself do you hide from others and are you in some way ashamed of these parts? Are you ready to let people see who you really are with all your human struggles?

If you want to find out what is happening right now with your Goddess Asteroids I do chart readings by CD or skype. Please get in touch at astroalison@gmail.com for more details. For those in the UK I am co-facilitating some very exciting workshops in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire and Anglesey Wales this year and integrating Planetary Gong Baths.

Sunday 19th JuneAxiatonal Light Grid Attunements. Full but we are planning another so get in touch if you are interested.

Friday 31st JulyShamanic Journey with Horses Cost £85   www.inharmonywithhorses.co.uk for more info.  This day begins a Retreat with the horses.

2nd and 30th OctoberMusic of the Spheres with Neuroscientist Dr Jen Altman and myself. We will be exploring sound healing from East and West and connecting this with the frequencies of Earth and different brainwaves. The process is a healing one of left and right hemispheres of the brain and deeply connecting with the New Earth Grid. Sound Gong Bath included on each day £65 for one or £120 for both.

14 – 16 OctoberShamanic Journey with Birds of Prey in Swan Bank Centre Yurt with Falcolner Silvia Mutterlee who is completing an MA on Healing with Birds of Prey and myself. Her birds Freay the Buzzard and Morgan the Owl will join us for the weekend doing Fly Walks, Drum Journeys and creativity with shed feathers. Cost £177 if booked before 30th June £187 thereafter. Includes vegetarian meals but not accommodation. Accommodation available onsite from £10 per night in pods, yurt or camping. There is a day room with a fire, showers and kitchen for use of particpants

17 – 21st OctoberMayan Mandala Retreat 17 – 21st OctoberDreamspell Mayan Mandala Creative Retreat at Glan Morfa in Anglesey.

Delving into the symbology of your own Mayan Dreamspell using sound and meditation to activate the cosmic destiny gifted to you at birth by creating a mandala of your Dreamspell. All materials provided

This retreat will take place in the beautiful surrounding of Glan Morfa Eco and Nature Park in south east Angelsey, close to the sea and with its amazing wildlife and panaromic views. We have taken over the entire place with its 38 acres and 2 lakes to enable everyone to be able to really relax and enjoy the energies.

Facilitators: Margaret-Mary, Mandala Artist and Astrologer, Shanaz, Creative Kinesiologist and Alison Dhuanna, Astrologer and Planetary Gong Baths

Cost £360 to include home cooked vegetarian food and single occupancy accommodation.

Contact astroalison@gmail.com to book your place on these heart warming and life changing events.

Astrology Report for June

By Dorene Carrel

June is highlighted by several dynamic planetary patterns that will tend to keep us moving at a faster pace. The main focus is the mutable t-square between Neptune in Pisces, Saturn in Sagittarius and Jupiter in Virgo, which is in effect from February 27 to July 21. It is made more prominent this month by the New Moon in Gemini on June 4, which turns it into a mutable grand cross. We can use this enhanced energy to make significant leaps in our understanding, intuition and visions for the future. This type of pattern calls for a realignment of one’s goals and priorities, as they may shift and change over the next few months.  After Mars turns direct later this month, we will be better able to make any major changes.

Fortunately, from June 1-7 we are assisted by a grand earth trine between Pluto, Jupiter and Mercury, which makes it easier to stay focused and grounded.  The earth signs of Capricorn, Virgo and Taurus may benefit the most in terms of attracting favorable opportunities.   If we have worked hard toward a particular goal, we can now make greater progress and earn some rewards.

The New Moon occurs on June 4 at 15 Gemini.  It is conjunct Venus in Gemini, opposes Saturn in Sagittarius, and squares Neptune/South Node in Pisces and Jupiter/North Node in Virgo.  This powerful Mutable Grand Cross, with a Gemini focus, can help us restructure our patterns of thinking, beliefs and communication, especially around relationships (Venus/Nodes).  Sun/Venus in Gemini assists us in refining our values about relationships and money. Saturn in Sagittarius encourages us to break away from the past and become our own authority. Jupiter in Virgo and Neptune in Pisces expand our perspective and attune us to the role of faith and grace in our lives.  The Sabian symbol for this degree, “Two Dutch children talking to each other, exchanging their knowledge; the need to clarify one’s experiences through actual contacts with like-minded individuals,” suggests that we can know ourselves better through our sharing with receptive individuals and spiritual community.

On June 13 Neptune turns retrograde at 12 Pisces.  This cycle, which lasts until mid-November, may allow us to receive clearer messages from our subconscious mind through meditation, dreams, visualization and intuitive guidance.  On June 17 Saturn squares Neptune for the second time, which can bring confusion and inner uncertainty. We may still be holding onto outworn judgments or illusions that need to be released. Events at this time can relate back to the first aspect that occurred last November 26.

On June 20 the Full Moon occurs at 29 Sagittarius 33.  It opposes Venus in Gemini and squares Chiron in Pisces.  The 29th degree suggests a theme of closure or completion. As it is also near the World Point degree (0 Capricorn), we may see more prominent events on the world stage.  This is the second full moon in Sagittarius, with a focus on broadening one’s horizons to find greater truth and meaning, as well as following one’s true authentic path.  Venus is featured once again, bringing in a heart-centered theme, and Chiron can bring events from the past that need healing.  The Sabian symbol keynotes for these degrees, “The setting of social standards through personal excellence and competition,” and “The need to pay homage to traditional values upon which the Invisible Community of the spirit is built,” suggests honoring the importance of previous learning, values and community in our evolutionary journey.

Also on June 20, the Summer Solstice occurs less than twelve hours after the Full Moon, adding to the potency of this time. In addition, a mutable grand square pattern forms between Neptune, Saturn, Jupiter and Mercury (now in Gemini), which brings further focus to clarifying our perceptions and communications.  This may be a good time to pursue education or training opportunities.  This theme is further enhanced by Jupiter in trine to Pluto on June 26.  We may also attract prosperity now or initiate a project that can bring it to us later. It may be a good time to buy a lotto ticket.

Chiron in Pisces turns retrograde on June 27, allowing us to give and receive healing support.  On June 29 Mars turns direct at 23 Scorpio, which can stir up some angry protests and inner restlessness. Be careful when driving. However, it also provides us with increased momentum for moving forward with new goals.

July brings more grand trines and a stationary Uranus.   Blessings for a fun and prosperous summer!

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Dorene Carrel is a professional astrologer with over thirty years of experience.  Donations towards this column are appreciated.  Paypal accepted. Please use my email, dorenea5@yahoo.com as reference.

How is the current Grand Cross pattern affecting your chart? Do you have a question or concern that can be addressed through astrology/numerology?   I am now offering focused email readings. Please contact me for more information.

All references to Sabian symbols are from An Astrological Mandala: The Cycle of Transformation and Its 360 Symbolic Phases, by Dane Rudhyar.

Check out my astrology blog at www.astroconnections.blogspot.com for ongoing astrological observations on current events.

Planet Alert June 2016

The full moon of May 21st was very intense because the Sun was in opposition to Mars, which was conjunct the moon. The Sun had also been aligned with Alcyone the day before and it is my understanding that Alcyone manifests 7D energy. Alcyone is in the Photon Belt all the time which is also 7D energy. We opened up to that density at the time of that full moon. That density is sound. The people who built the pyramids and other large structures used sound to levitate large stones and other things. Now that we are open to this energy maybe we will be able to start levitating. Wouldn’t that be fun?

I felt the energy from that alignment and it really brought up ascension symptoms for me, and that is why it has taken me so long to write my article. I had to experience that opening before I could write about it. I received an email I would like to share with you that explains what has been happening to our DNA. It talks about our DNA and sound. It is a very interesting article. The Pleiades ~ The Codes of Ascension and Unity Consciousness.

I received another article today about a depolarization process we have been going through, or will be going through. Depolarization in biology refers to a sudden change within a cell, during which the cell undergoes a dramatic electrical charge to change its negative/positive charge at the membrane of the cell nerve. (This explains to me why I was going through so many electrical charges in the past couple of weeks.) The energy must have been changing my cells. I feel like I have finished this particular process and am off to experience another one. Here is the link to the depolarization article. Depolarization Process Begins.

Mars energy is now moving back into Scorpio and will stay there until August 3, 2016. This will again bring up stuff from the past that we have not released. A friend of mine named Mona Delfino channeled Izora for me the other night and Izora said that Mars in Scorpio will be a time period where people will have to decide whether they want to continue on the Ascension path, or stay on the lower level Earth.

We’ve been told for a long time that the Earth will separate and there will be two Earths-one old and one new. I’ve wondered for a long time how this separation would occur. Then I found this interesting article that says there is a team of scientists from Harvard who have discovered that the Earth was hit by another planet a long time ago and this planet melded into our Earth making one Earth from two. The name of the article is “Scientists may have identified echoes of ancient Earth”.

Many years ago I had a vision of the New Earth and it was beautiful. There were no cars, no cement, and no pollution. Everything was lush and beautiful. I have often wondered how we would get to that New Earth and the separation theory would explain that to me. I think the two Earths have already started to separate and this is what is causing the Earth to expand, sink holes to appear, and is causing the trumpets and explosions many people have heard in the past few years.

It is also causing many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. The beams of light several people have seen coming out of the Earth may be forming the New Earth. Maybe this Earth has already formed and is just waiting for us to Ascend to a higher frequency so we can live there. This is a very plausible theory to me, although only time will tell if it is true or not. The Bible does say that we will change in the twinkling of an eye from mortal to immortal Beings.

I do know that the 20th chapter of Revelation talks about the downfall of the controllers and that is definitely in the process of happening right now with all of the scandals and corruption that is being brought out into the open by main stream media. Once we are through this process we will start manifesting the 21st chapter of Revelation which is all about living on the New Earth.

The election process in the United States will help many people choose what they would like to experience. We are really having a chance to look at life from many different points of view. Donald Trump has really stirred up the people and has a lot of followers. He is putting out the energy of “I’m going to do whatever I want to do no matter what”. Donald Trump does not have a very good chart because his Uranus and Sun are opposed by Saturn. That planet has a tendency to bring a lot of challenges to a person. Then Hillary Clinton is again experiencing her email scandal. Bernie Sanders is a new age candidate and has a huge following of young people. These candidates have mirrored back to us what we would like to see, or not see, in this election.

I’m not sure there will even be an election because I have not been able to see the outcome of this election. I think many unexpected things will happen between now and November. Maybe this election will happen on one frequency and not on another. We are in the process of moving into a higher frequency. We have almost reached 9D which is the frequency of Christ Consciousness. I think some of us might reach that frequency by September 2016, which is the ninth month of a nine year. Frequency is how fast we vibrate. The faster we vibrate the higher frequency we manifest.

With Mars moving through Scorpio again the focus will be back on the Middle East and the opposite side of the world which is the West Coast. Mars is an energy planet and can vibrate to violence on the negative side, or just plain energy on the positive side. Being the Middle East has experienced so much violence in the past four plus years it looks like there may be more, possibly in Syria, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen, Iran or Iraq. ISIS is still a challenge. We can do our part by praying for them or surrounding those areas with light for their highest and best good.

The Summer Solstice is on June 20th at 3:36 PM  PDT  and there will be another surge of energy coming to Earth at that time because there are always beams of  energy that come in at the Solstice and Equinox. The Mayan Dreamspell for that day is the Blue Magnetic Night which rules abundance. The full moon will be at 4:04 AM PDT the same day. Events will probably start to move forward after the Summer Solstice.

Remember, the most important thing we can do right now is to continue to release old thoughts we no longer need so we can become a clear channel for Christ Consciousness. If you feel like you have already released everything you need to release, than you can move forward to living in the light and holding that space for others. FEAR is false evidence appearing real. We do not need that energy anymore. Live in the energy of love and express that love from your heart. This is where true power comes from and this is when you will start expressing 9D energy. Enjoy your summer. It’s time to play and have a good time.

So Be It!

Love and Blessings

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The Trine Nature of Our Changing Times

Guest article by Mona Delfino SacredReconnections

Right now we have 5 planets in retrograde. Jupiter (the planet of expansion) has been in retrograde since the beginning of the year, and has just turned direct today, May 13th. There are 4 others however that are still retrograde. These are heavy hitters, such as Saturn, Pluto, Mars and Mercury. So from April 28th through May 13th, we have truly experienced some of the hardest times individually and in our families. Many are feeling very disconnected, lost, tired, self loathing, or even not in their body. Some are experiencing many people around them dying or getting sick.  So why is this so important, and is the Universe telling us something urgent??

In my world, I read energy no matter what the situation might be. I have felt strongly and listened to the Universes interpretation of this profound message being downloaded to us. Yes, it is here with a sense of urgency.

We are definitely changing dimensions. There is absolutely no doubt that we are in the thicket of these changes. We are all being asked to expand and come into the true soul that we came here to be. There have been too many road blocks into being free and knowing our truth, and that comes from past conditioning. We have had past lives that have imploded many disenchanting beliefs about being right or wrong, or good or evil. This has promoted too much judgment on each other, but even worse, on ourselves. This is exactly what created the ego.

So as we are emerging as a unified human race, we are experiencing some of the most deepest core “realities” that make our hearts become completely challenged. We are in the underworld of existence. That is what the planets are saying in a sense. Time to completely re-evaluate our own existence.

These times are not at all meant to hurt or harm, however they are here to encourage a “new look” at the way we view life, experiences, decisions, and even challenge us to move into new directions… like it or not.

With this knowledge now, we have to ask what can help us move into this new dimension from years and lifetimes of judgment and limited conditioning? First of all, this is a process of recognition and connection. It’s not always about meditation. Now we must be cognoscente of our actions, our reactions and our non actions. The more you allow the perceptions of ease to travel through you without questioning if something is right or wrong, then the old can pass through our bodies without harming us. It’s the judgment of good or bad that made decisions in our system in the first place. Allowance isn’t easy, but it is most effective in cases of healing. We must stop judgment in order to progress on all levels.

Turning to the heart and taking 10 minutes a day to listen within can be crucial. Within the heart are the answers.

I am a HeartMath Trainer and Coach as well, and these techniques teach us that the biology of the body changes and shifts Cortisol to DHEA simply by acknowledging gratitude and compassion. It lifts us out of the foggy brain syndrome that many are experiencing during these changes. Your choices become clearer and you empower yourself when you are in that state of ease.

I am a Medicine Woman with the Nemenhah, and on the Medicine Wheel, the South is representative of “Looks Within.” We must turn the other cheek from what we were used to in life to a new direction of life. Our world awaits….

Mona Delfino

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Medicine Sail for Juno 26th April 2016

Guest article by Alison from Goddessasteroids

The journey begins in Carnarvon dock Wales as we pump up the dingy in a hail storm passing over. The boat has had to be in dock over the winter as the seas here are very wild and even within the protecting walls of the harbour several pontoons had broken in high winds. I state my intention to ask for healing Medicine for Juno within the collective and feel a great sense of exuberance as we sail out of the harbour into the bay.

There are three of us on the journey and our destination is a buoy at Y Felinhelli in the Menai Straits. This is a narrow and notoriously dangerous straits falling between mainland Wales and the island of Anglesey which was the last stronghold of the Druids under Roman Invasion of Britain. There are many Neolithic cairns and standing stones on Anglesey. There are buoy markers along the way and we have to zig zag across the straits avoiding rocks and sand banks underneath the water. It is extremely tidal here and we are going against the tide which slows the passage down somewhat.

As we cross the bay following the markers for safe passage an Arctic Tern appears over the boat and a short time later its mate appears. They would have flown thousands of miles to be here, a bird of great resilience. Their pure white wings are very slender and curved and their delicate tails forked. The black patterns on the head are a striking contrast and their slender form seems perfect for the long journey’s these birds take. The Terns follow us on our zig zagging course. Sometimes they fly together on the wing and sometimes one disappears off for a while. The sun has come out now and whilst there is a cold wind it is very pleasant watching the birds and the sea. We are surrounded in the distance by the snow capped mountains of Snowdonia and the clouds are very expressive today. On the banks of Anglesey I notice 3 separate large circles of stones and within them around ten very large, old trees each. They appear to be dancing as they do not yet have leaves and their branches are interconnected and a haze of purple, burnished orange and silver in the distance. I marvel at this as I have sailed here a number of times but never seen these trees before. The stone circles form a triangle in the field surrounded by sheep peacefully grazing.

The houses that line the straits are mostly old mansions and I see the terns in the distant flying over a very beautiful and regal house. It is pale yellow in colour and looks very well kept. I can see poly tunnels and other outbuildings. There is a big fire going burning off the dead wood from the winter making way for new growth.

The terns are just circling together in front of the house over the sea when suddenly they both dive together in perfect synchronicity. They rise again circling each other and the meadow below. After a while I turn to look at the other bank of the straits to a field of sheep. As I look it appears that there are about 50 lambs running down the hill suddenly in the distance but I laugh when I realise they are actually a flock of arctic terns taking off. We are just watching them when we see a buzzard appear in the sky. I am very excited as I have been reading The Return of the Bird Tribes by Ken Carey in the car on the way here and my heart is full of spirit and hope. The appearance of the buzzard sends tingles through me and we are all standing up trying to get a better look. The friend we are with has brought binoculars and she offers them to me for a better look. It takes a minute to find the bird through the lenses peering into the blue sky with clouds forming and floating endlessly above. When I finally get the buzzard in my sights it is like seeing into another dimension with the formation of the clouds and witnessing the flight of this awesome feathered friend.

After a while the buzzard disappears and we are now on our approach to Y Felinhelli. We pick out the buoy we have been allocated from afar and I go with our friend to the front of the boat with a hook. Catching the buoy has been tricky in the past as the engine was not keen on going into neutral or reverse but now she has a new engine, more reliable and able to give more manoeuvrability. I manage to hook the rope first time but it is all tangled from its long winter in the water and the Harbour Trust have put some ties on it to make it safer. I’m glad of my friend’s help in untangling the rope covered in seaweed and slime before we can tie it on. In the past I’ve almost had my arms torn off hanging onto the buoy for dear life as the current takes the boat.

The journey back to shore in the dingy is hard rowing for the skipper. She understands the way the tides work perfectly and we end up floating into shore even with constant rowing at a ninety degree angle to the boat. I am very grateful of her knowledge and feeling for the sea (a Pisces) and how to navigate it and we safely reach the shore.

Astrology Report for May

Guest article By Dorene Carrel

May contains significant planetary transitions and patterns that will help us gain greater momentum as the month progresses.  As in late April, we begin the month on a more introspective note with five retrograde planets, which include Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto.   On May 9 a rare Mercury transit over the Sun helps us tap into our connection with higher mind. In mid-month Mercury and Jupiter turn direct, which enhances our perspective, learning, communication, and ideals/visions. We can begin moving forward with more energy and clarity.  Also featured is an ongoing t-square pattern between Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn, which helps us to examine and rebalance our needs for expansion and consolidation.

On May 3 the Sun in Taurus forms a harmonious trine to Jupiter in Virgo, which allows us to ground our vision in practical ways.  This trend is followed by a Sun/Pluto trine on May 7 that adds more depth and focus, as well as possible helpful collaboration with others.

The New Moon occurs on May 6 at 17 Taurus.  This lunation aligns with Mercury, Venus and the asteroid Vesta, and forms a grand earth trine with Pluto and Jupiter.  This month we can gain a truer perspective on what is of real value to us, especially in terms of how we spend our time and resources.  Grand trines can provide progress, as well as tangible opportunities and rewards to those who have worked towards certain goals.

Pluto, Jupiter and Vesta help us to hold our vision, and be discerning and practical about what will bring long-term benefits.  The Sabian keynote for this degree, “A symbolical battle between ‘swords’ and ‘torches’; refusing to depend upon the past, the seeker turns warrior, fighting anew the eternal ‘Great War’,” suggests a polarization of values between the soul and the ego.

Jupiter, the planet of expansion, turns direct on May 9.  The past four-month retrograde phase has helped us to gain more perspective on our beliefs, visions and what we need to grow and evolve.  Now we can begin making choices on how to move forward with our new awareness.  The rare Mercury/Sun transit today at 19 Taurus provides us with a closer connection to a higher intelligence that may bring important insights. On May 10, the Venus/Jupiter trine can bring optimism, renewal, and prosperity.  This would be a good time to plan an enjoyable social event or buy a lottery ticket.

On May 12-13, Mercury aligns with Venus in Taurus and both trine Pluto in Capricorn.  This period enhances the new moon theme of practical focus on values and how we can best use our resources.  Does our daily schedule reflect these values and how can we bring it into a better alignment with our true goals?  The Pluto trine can bring opportunities to take a deeper approach, after Mercury turns direct.

The Full Moon occurs on May 21 at 1 Sagittarius.  It aligns with Mars, Vesta and Venus.  This combination encourages us to evaluate new information with a broad and nonjudgmental perspective.  The focus will be on balancing our needs for both freedom and security. Mars is closest to the Earth this year on May 22, when it opposes the Sun, giving us an extra boost of energy.   There may also be more protests in the news at this time. The Sabian symbol keynotes for these degree areas, “A rewarded faith in spiritual blessings,” and “The mobilization of unconscious energies under the pressure of superpersonal motives,” suggests the personal growth that comes from persevering with our spiritual practices.

Mercury turns direct on May 22 at 14 Taurus.  It is in a close quincunx aspect to Saturn, which suggests that any ideas that are too fixed may require an adjustment to be workable.  Mercury is still in a grand earth trine with Jupiter and Pluto, which will help us to expand our thinking and attract opportunities to enhance our progress.

On May 26, the third and last square occurs between Jupiter in Virgo and Saturn in Sagittarius.  The other square aspects occurred last August and this past March 23.

During April and May there has been an ongoing t-square pattern between Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune that has its closest aspects this month.  Our urges for expansion can best be met with cautious discernment and a goal-oriented approach. We can now achieve new clarity about a situation that was begun last August. New insights could lead to a restructuring or reorganization, which in turn can draw in new people and resources.

On May 27 Mars returns to Scorpio until August 3, providing more time for us to clear out old emotional patterns holding us back from our greater growth.  New momentum and energy is released when Mars begins moving forward again on June 30.

On May 30 Mercury forms another trine with Pluto, which allows us to make progress with a situation/project that may have begun around May 12.  Our thinking goes deeper now and we may be able to attract more resources.

In June Mars turns direct.  Blessings for a peaceful Spring.

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Dorene Carrel is a professional astrologer with over thirty years of experience.  Donations towards this column are appreciated.  Paypal accepted. Please use my email, dorenea5@yahoo.com as reference.

All references to Sabian symbols are from An Astrological Mandala: The Cycle of Transformation and Its 360 Symbolic Phases, by Dane Rudhyar.

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