The key to feeding your emotional and physical body may be in your sign

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If you want to know how to take care of someone, you might look to their moon sign. A person’s moon sign, the zodiac position of the moon at birth, can reveal how they like to be nourished, what kind of self-care they need, and what their emotional tenor is like. The moon in an astrological chart can tell how a person feels about their mother and their own role as a nurturer as well as the way they give care and the way they receive it.

The moon also represents a person’s relationship with food and shows what feels…

Decoding Communication Styles with Mercury

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Mercury is the most flexible planet. As a mythological figure, Mercury was capable of transcending multiple realms of reality and had the freest access to all areas of creation. Many forms of travel fall under Mercury’s rulership. Various forms of communication are also ruled by Mercury: writing, speaking, listening, thinking — all important aspects of being, all represented by Mercury.

Mercury governs the power of movement and the power of thought.

When you look at someone’s Mercury in the natal chart, it shows how they move, how they think, the way they communicate and any challenges or special characteristics about…

Farmers follow the lunar calendar for success, should you?

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Creating a lunar planting calendar is very easy, and it is something that I have done on the farm for years. It is also something that old time farmers (who would not consider themselves astrologers at all) find to be valid and follow — hello, farmer’s almanac, ever heard of it?

Why? Because the Moon does have an observable effect on plants and animals. Do your own experiment and see. The same way the tides are real observable phenomenons that are connected to the Moon, growth is also. Why? — well the simplest answer is water.

Water is a complex…

Full Moon at 9 Libra — Sun + Venus + Chiron at 9 Aries

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Full Moon in Libra — Sunday March 28, 2021, 2:48PM(EST)

The Full Moon at 9 Libra today will oppose an exalted Aries Sun conjunct Venus in Detriment and Chiron (all at 9 Aries). This is a really interesting and pointed lunation, one that is worth a little exploration even though it may not feel that great.

Full Moons are spotlights. Think of the full moon itself as that round light on the stage, and this month what is illuminated (the stage) is the place in your life where you have Libra (because that is the sign the full moon is in this month). The source of that spotlight is the…

Reviews of reads worth recommending on a variety of topics

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Hello and welcome to Some of the Best Books, a Medium publication dedicated to bringing you awesome reviews of books you just have to read on a variety of fascinating subjects.

One of the greatest contributions we can give one another as literate humans is good book recommendations.

Medium is an amazing place on the internet, a platform populated by readers. One of the greatest contributions we can give one another as literate humans is good book recommendations.

How many of us have read some book(s) that changed our life? It could be in any number of surprising genres; life…

Heaven help us

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Thank God for astrology. I have said that many times in my life for many reasons, but I find myself again with a heart full of gratitude for astrology at this moment in time, when we are all experiencing a global pandemic courtesy of the Coronavirus.

Astrology is a language that is capable of speaking in a broad enough tongue to discuss a subject with a scope as large as a pandemic. Astrology has the ability to zoom in and out and focus on multivalent overarching energies that span from the individual to the entire planet.

This global pandemic is…

Sabian Symbol Aries 6 — A square brightly lighted on one side

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March 25, 2020 Sun Conjunct Chiron at 6 degrees of Aries

ARIES 6A square brightly lighted on one side This is a symbol of experience as the over-all sustainment of any personal or conscious being. A materialistic reality is found to be sheer illusion when taken of itself or given any power on its own account, but it is also discovered to be the servant of every human impulse whenever life becomes red-blooded or achieves a motivation and an effective appreciation of its own nature. Implicit here is the realization that things are given their fundamental ordering as they are accepted in consciousness. The keyword is SET. When…

Brave New World

The Sunrise Chart for the First Day of the Sun in Aries 2020

Aries is the first sign of the Zodiac and today the Sun is at the very first degree of Aries. The Sun’s ingress into Aries marks the first day of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere and the Equinox when the balance switches from darkness to light. It’s a new day and a brave new world.

When the Sun moves into any of the cardinal signs (Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn) it marks a seasonal shift, and the very first degree of each cardinal sign is considered a world axis point. …

Venus and Mercury improve their situations

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Two Planetary Ingresses, One Day

March 4, 2020 — Mercury Retrogrades into Aquarius 6:07 (EST) and Venus enters Taurus 22:07 (EST).

On Wednesday March 4, a significant shift in the energy takes place with both Mercury and Venus moving into new signs. When a planet ingresses into a sign, there is a costume and scene change for that planet. The abilities and strengths of the planet are influenced by sign placement, but the territory and landscape has also shifted. When a planet moves into a different sign, it also enters a different whole sign house in your natal chart, highlighting and influencing the affairs of that house in your life.

Mercury briefly backs into Aquarius

On March 4 Mercury retrogrades out of Pisces into Aquarius, which…

Mercury is Retrograde from February 16 — March 9, 2020

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It’s that time again! Mercury is retrograde three times a year for about three weeks (although the shadow period before and after the retrograde extends the entire retrograde period to more like two months). It takes about that long for the process of Mercury retrograde to work itself out, and there is an important process at work during the retrograde period; it is about much more than just miscommunications, delays and breakdowns.

Mercury retrograde is an opportunity to rethink things and change directions, but the process involved includes reviewing, reconsidering and reorienting. …

Rachael Middleton

practicing astrologer and small organic farmer

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