February Astrology & Aromatherapy

February Astrology & Aromatherapy

February Sky Viewing Feb 5 – Full Moon Feb 22 – Moon, Venus and Jupiter together in the evening sky Feb 26 – Moon and near the Pleiades, on the edge of the Lakota sacred hoop, in the evening sky Feb 27 – Moon with Mars Imbolc – Feb 2-5 February brings the Celtic...
New Year New You – Your Rising Sign

New Year New You – Your Rising Sign

It’s official! We’re well into a new year! I love that “wiped the slate clean” feeling. What do you want to create in this new year for yourself? How does astrology support you in being more you?  Astrology is all about why you’re here! Why did your soul come here and...
New Mars Cycle Begins – Dec 7

New Mars Cycle Begins – Dec 7

We’re about to start the new Mars cycle! It’s so exciting! This will be a Gemini Mars cycle. When Mars reaches its opposition with the Sun, we begin a brand new 25-month Mars cycle. Think of Mars reaching its full Moon point, exactly opposite the Sun in the sky. The...
December Astrology & Aromatherapy

December Astrology & Aromatherapy

December starts off powerfully with Venus rising into the evening sky on the 1st. It might take a few days to see her after the Sun sets in the western sky, depending upon your location and horizon line. Mars starts his new two-year cycle this month. Mercury goes...
Why Isn’t Every Full Moon a Lunar Eclipse?

Why Isn’t Every Full Moon a Lunar Eclipse?

Or for that matter, why isn’t every new Moon a solar eclipse? We have a new Moon and full Moon every month, but eclipse seasons only twice a year. Why is that? It’s because the Moon passes directly in front of the Sun only twice a year and the Moon moves through the...
November Astrology & Aromatherapy

November Astrology & Aromatherapy

November rises from the depths of the Underworld into the heights of the Celestial World. We start off with Celtic Samhain and the Lunar Eclipse all on the Scorpio/Taurus axis, then move rapidly out into the fires of Sagittarius. We swing from the depths to the...
October Astrology & Aromatherapy

October Astrology & Aromatherapy

October is filled with a solar eclipse, Underworld themes, and Scorpio depths. There are plenty of opportunities to look into the deeps of our hearts, into the caves we hide our shame within, and bring the vibration of self-love and compassion into our hurts. Bringing...
Venus Headed to the Underworld

Venus Headed to the Underworld

We passed through our last chakra gate when the waning crescent Moon met with Venus one last time, a couple of weeks ago (see photo I took of this at bottom). On September 14 Venus will become lost from our sights into the bright light of the Sun. Venus is there one...
September Astrology & Aromatherapy

September Astrology & Aromatherapy

September is filled with dawn sky magic, priestess powers and a journey into the Underworld. It’s a month of inner communion and Earth reverence opportunities. Star heart mysticism and healing with empathy abound. We are encouraged to find the circular nature of life...
August Astrology & Aromatherapy

August Astrology & Aromatherapy

August starts with one of the major astrological aspects for 2022! Mars, the North Node and Uranus all come together. This conjunction signals an intention for actional change in the direction we’re heading. Mars, our Sacred Masculine planet, asks for action. The...
New to Astrology? Start with the Big Three!

New to Astrology? Start with the Big Three!

New to astrology? Wondering where to start? Start with the Big Three! One – what’s your Moon sign? Two – what’s your Sun sign? Three – what’s your Rising sign? Learning astrology can feel overwhelming to begin, so let’s get down to basics and build from there....
July Astrology & Aromatherapy

July Astrology & Aromatherapy

We head into July days after the Cancer New Moon on June 28. There is still time to set your monthly Moon intention. Perhaps you want to bring Venus entering the sacral chakra gate, on June 26, into this intention as well. Perhaps with a focus on clearing blockages to...
Seeing Signs in the Earth’s Elements

Seeing Signs in the Earth’s Elements

Happy June Solstice!   Looking for the signs or archetypes around me deepens my understanding of them. As a spiritual aromatherapist, I look to the plants to teach me about life. As a Shamanic Astrologer I look to the sky and the earth to teach me how to better...
June Astrology & Aromatherapy

June Astrology & Aromatherapy

June is a fabulous month for sky viewing opportunities. If you’re seeking your Junior Astronomy Badge (like me) the morning sky offers many special alignments this month. Mercury goes direct right to get us started. We might even get to see the elusive messenger of...
Learning Astrology Takes Time

Learning Astrology Takes Time

It takes time to learn astrology. The undertaking cannot be rushed. No matter how hard we try, or how much time we devote to the task, mastering astrology requires time, lots of time… years of time. Give yourself space and allow the journey to unfold. Mindfully walk...
May Astrology & Aromatherapy

May Astrology & Aromatherapy

I was going to start by writing that we finally have a mellower month astrologically, but May begins with the opening of eclipse season. That blows mellow out of the water! The time between the solar eclipse on April 30 and the lunar eclipse on May 15 is a powerful...
April Astrology & Aromatherapy

April Astrology & Aromatherapy

April Astrology & Aromatherapy with Sheridan Semple   The warrior Aries New Moon jump starts April. We’ve crossed over the March Equinox point, where the Sun moved into Aries. Now the Moon comes around to join the Sun, for the Aries New Moon. Venus will join...
Equinox and the “Seasonal” Zodiac

Equinox and the “Seasonal” Zodiac

We’ve just passed the March Equinox point. For those of us in the northern hemisphere, this marks the kickoff to spring. Considering it was -8 degrees at my house this morning, spring isn’t coming fast enough! For southern hemisphere dwellers, you’re moving into...