Last night at 1:45 am I was awakened to the very loud voice of a woman coming from my living room. I ran in there to find out it was a newscaster from the BBC booming from one of our speakers. Nothing was turned on! Thinking it was coming from our Sonos System which has broadcast options from all over the world, I grabbed my phone looking for the Sonos App to turn it off. It told me to reinstall. So I went to my laptop and tried the Sonos App there, it wanted to update, which I did. After that I looked through and nothing was turned on. I removed a radio station. She still kept shouting! I disconnected the Sonos speaker, no help. I realized it was coming from the other large speaker next to the DVD player. I tried to find a wire to turn off that speaker. Suddenly it shut itself off! Sudden quiet at 2:15 a.m. Husband slept through it all! I still cannot understand what happened nor can he!!
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There are many different approaches to raising children. Each child has special talents, but how do we know what they are when they are young? Astrology helps us to more easily identify these talents by having a natal chart cast for the date, time and place of their birth. By looking at the child’s natal chart, we are able to discover so many things that make each of our children very unique. We can teach them to live in harmony with themselves and with others and assist them to live to their fullest potential. Looking back to the days of the Courts, every new baby had their birth chart cast. This practice needs to happen again for all new babies. There would be more happy, content people!
An Astrological chart is the most amazing gift we can give to new parents to help them raise their children. They will get to learn the magic and mystery of each child. The potential is shown in the chart, but like a small garden, it needs nurturing to become what it can be.
At the moment of the first breath, we each set the astrological pattern known as the horoscope. A baby’s personality has not yet matured and the birth chart must be interpreted with this in mind. The chart is a map of our personal universe for a lifetime. It symbolizes the lessons we need to learn for the growth of our souls, the special needs we have as individuals, and indicates our potential for development.
Many people wonder why each child doesn’t come with an instruction guide or handbook. Well there is a guide and it is the horoscope map. It is the best tool we have to understand our children, help them to know themselves better and for us as parents to guide them toward a life path that is a perfect fit for them.
MORE MEANINGS OF THE MOON:
- Aries 22 degrees – Has good creative ideas but has difficulty putting them into action, so needs a helpful advisor
- Taurus 1 degree – Usually is a very strong-willed, determined person
- Gemini 7 degrees – Often seems to be fickle or changeable in romantic relationships
- Cancer 14 degrees – Often born with a silver spoon in his/her mouth and knows how to take advantage of this, usually leading to spectacular success
- Leo 18 degrees – Gives brilliance, intelligence and a sparkling personality
- Virgo 7 degrees – Rarely complains about troubles and usually finds something good to say about those who hurt him/her, just not a vengeful person
- Libra 2 degrees – A tendency to be extremely religious, and more inclined toward fundamentalist religions
- Scorpio 4 degrees – A natural tendency toward the acting and/or music profession, a good path to follow for you
- Sagittarius 11 degrees – Much ambition and can usually prevail over those who seem determined to thwart him/her, and so is successful despite setbacks
- Capricorn 10 degrees – Much interest in Metaphysics which may be used as a profession or used somehow in his/her life’s work
- Aquarius 4 degrees – Prefers to be in the power position rather than being told what to do, but will respect authority if necessary
- Pisces 13 degrees – Wants to share life’s pleasures and sorrows with another, and if the partner is happy, then he/she will be content
Look at your birthchart for the half moon symbol and see what number is beside it. You will see a degree number and a minutes number. There are 60 minutes to each degree, but just look at first number and see if it matches any of those listed in my five posts on this subject
If your degree has not been randomly selected, please ask me about it in the comments section . I will be happy to check it for you.
Moon Degrees analyzed are courtesy of Astrologer Sybil Leek
My previous blogs about the meaning of the Moon degrees in each chart have turned out to be among my most popular ones!! Here’s some more:
Aries – 6 degrees Weaker eyesight but great hearing, probably more as one ages
Taurus -19 deg. Can attain genius status with the right environment & education
Gemini – 4 deg, Excellent powers of observation with sharp intuition
Cancer – 1 deg. More than usual interest in music without being a performer
Leo – 28 deg. Architecture is an excellent career for you. You are very popular
Virgo – 6 deg. Very good looking with a pleasing personality, a good companion
Libra- 26 deg. Passionately defends others, dedicated legal professionals
Scorpio – 18 deg. Tendency to jealousy creates unhappiness with love and work
Sagittarius – 17 deg. Unstable life even with money, avoid bad partnerships
Capricorn – 26 deg. Travel creates happiness, and if none then moody & temper
Aquarius – 7 deg. Impulsiveness leads to danger and not well equipped for it
Pisces – 10 deg. Very analytical mind best used in medicine, chemistry, the arts
If the moon degree shown in your birth chart has not been mentioned yet, keep checking our blog and we will slowly get through all or most of them!
Note: These meanings are compliments of Astrologer Sybil Leek
I posted this with different photos 3 years ago and it got a lot of views. I decided to repost it today!
We are living in wonderland, but we rarely notice it. The easiest way.to spiritually awaken is to look at the world around us with new eyes… to see things as if for the first time and the last time!
Usually we become so entangled in the story we tell ourselves about life that we don’t notice the deep mystery of existence. We live as if we know what is going on, when actually life is an enormous enigma. For spiritual awakening we need to step into the mystery. A simple way to do this is to focus on the present moment. When we do, our state of consciousness spontaneously changes because we come out of the story and into the mystery. The story exists in time, so when we bring our attention into the present moment there is no story about the past and the future. This can be a great relief. In the here and now, we don’t understand life with words; we experience the mystery of the moment.
Spiritual awakening is intensely pleasurable, because we truly appreciate all we see and hear and touch in this world of wonders. When we are superficially awake, we feel the enjoyment available to us only partially. When we are deeply awake; however, we find ourselves really savoring the pleasures of life. The body wakes up to how sweet it is to be alive.
Appreciate colors and sounds and feelings. They become rich and vibrant. The world starts to sparkle. There is an experience of profound gratitude that arises when we see how glorious life really is!
This was written by a Philosopher and Author by the name of Tim Freke
I thought it worthy of sharing!
I have written about Edgar Cayce and his views on Astrology and also on what he had to say about Health. I have also been attending a local study group about Cayce, reading and discussing the books “A Search for God”. He has held a fascination for me since I discovered him and his A.R.E, Area of Research and Enlightenment Center in Virginia Beach back in the late 1970’s.
I decided to do a search through my books to see if I could find out how and when he received his gift of going to sleep and getting information.
When he was a young teen, he was sitting near his retreat in the woods by the creek reading his Bible, which he often did. At this point he had read through it 13 times for the 13 years of his life.! As relayed in the book by Thomas Sugrue, “There is A River” he saw a woman by the creek and at first he thought it was his mom. The sun was in his eyes but he said there was something on her back that made shadows behind her, shaped like wings. Her voice was soft and very clear and almost musical. She told him his prayers had been heard and asked him what he wanted most of all. He was frightened but said he wanted to be helpful to other people and most especially to children when they are sick. She said his prayers were answered and then she disappeared. His mother, whom he felt it safe to confide in, believed his story, knowing him to be a truthful boy. He told his mom he would like to be a Preacher and a Missionary.
He usually had trouble remembering his spelling lessons and the following day was kept after school. That evening his dad was so frustrated with him when he just could not seem to spell the words, that he slapped him knocking him off his chair. Edgar heard a voice inside him, it was the voice of the lady he had seen the day before. She was saying “If you sleep a little we can help you.” He asked his dad if he could just rest for a few minutes, he was sure he would know his words when he got up.
Edgar laid down with his spelling book and fell asleep on it. His dad left the room and returned in a few minutes to wake him up. He told his dad he knew all the words. and his frustrated dad quizzed him one more time. The answers came quickly and correctly. In fact, he knew everything in the book. His dad just didn’t believe that he hadn’t known the lessons the whole time and smacked him again. He ran up to bed with his book and thanked the lady. The next morning after his dad left, he asked his mom to hear his lesson and he still knew it. He told his mom what happened and she kissed him and reassured him that the lady was keeping her promise.
In school, Edgar was still doing poorly with his other subjects. He decided to bring home his books and sleep on them one at a time. He prayed and asked the lady to help him again. From then on, he was able to see pictures of the pages in his textbooks in his mind and read from them. He began to make progress as a scholar. His dad asked him to explain this change and said I hope you are not crazy!
Strangely, Edgar Cayce had the nickname ‘Old Man’ as a kid. Everyone called him that except for his mother. He felt different from the other boys and was embarassed every time his father bragged about his ability to others. While playing a game similar to baseball, he ran to a base and the ball hit him at the end of his spine. He returned to his classroom and began acting strange, which continued after he went home. When he went to bed, he asked his mom to make a poultice and place it on the back of his head near the base of the brain. He told her he was suffering from shock and would be alright in the morning if the poultice was kept on all night. His mom made it for him since it contained nothing that would hurt him. He was fine in the morning, but recalled nothing of the entire incident.
Years later, Edgar lost his voice. It just suddenly dwindled to a painful whisper and even the throat specialists were unable to help him. This went on for months. Hypnotism was undergoing a fad at the time. Cayce went to see several, but they were unsuccessful. Then he decided that he would put himself to sleep and the Hypnotherapist was to ask him to view his body and describe the trouble in the throat. He suggested Edgar should speak in a normal tone of voice, which he did. Edgar also stated that circulation was to be increased to the throat. This suggestion was given along with another that the throat problem be removed. After about 20 minutes he coughed and spit up blood and his voice became normal again. The Doctor said that if he could do this for himself, he should be able to do it for others.
This was the beginning of Edgar Cayce’s ability to diagnose and help heal people while sleeping, as long as someone gave him the suggestion and wrote down what he said. He never remembered anything he said while asleep!
This photo was taken in 1910 when he was 33 years old.
Edgar was a Pisces, with Taurus Moon and Leo Rising.
History is full of stories showing the importance given to Astrology and Astronomy was seen as the foundation of Astrology. All priests and governors in olden days had to have knowledge of the science of the stars and the science of numbers. Astrology was always used to map out a person’s life. The history of a race or country can also be determined by the influences of the day it began. The twelve Zodiac signs represent the twelve lessons of human existence; the twelve qualities to be gradually achieved by every human being, life after life, but not necessarily sign after sign. We have free will and can choose to work under a particular sign more often than the others or even disregard a specific sign, although this would produce a one-sided character and happens less often.
The first sign, Aries, whose symbol is the ram, represents the first experience of life, the beginning of the human journey and bestows extreme physical activity, caring and impulsiveness. They are ruled by Mars, the warrior. Aries represents the head and Aries folks use their brains intensely, although without much experience of life to back them up. At this, the beginning of the human journey, our human uses their quick-working brain and is eager and brave. He or she is ready to lead and wants to help, but is yet a poor judge of character and can be easily deceived. They make poor subordinates. They need to guard against over-working their brains and need plenty of sleep.
The second sign, Taurus, the bull, is very strong and plodding, but if suddenly aroused, they plunge swiftly to their goal and like the bull, they can be slowly aroused to anger. Ruled by Venus, they learn lessons about loving deeply with their whole heart and with great devotion and also about money, planting and harvesting, working the earth patiently. They are great agriculturists and nature lovers, singers and poets. They are courageous and devoted people. Their major problems come from overly luxurious living with much love for food and drink. They are patient and determined.
The third sign, Gemini, the twins, ruled by the planet Mercury gives humans the next lesson which is how to use the brain for practical matters and for reasoning. This gives a dual type of mind that can see both sides, and which also has great interest in every new idea presented. They love to share their knowledge and make great teachers and writers. Geminis are changeable and ambitious and their brains race up and down the tree of knowledge. Given brilliance and quickness, they learn to develop a logical reasoning mind with rapid thought. These qualities rely on the nervous system more than the brain, so they need to guard against overworking their sensitive nerves.
The fourth sign, Cancer, the crab, ruled by the Moon comes in with the accumulated experience of the first three signs and the next lesson is to learn how to apply it. Great patience and tenacity are given along with the talent for parenthood and family life. This is the nurturing earth mother and even the men enjoy cooking and being in their secure homes. There is restlessness too, causing an occasional desire to travel away from home. Cancerians are like crabs, moving forward and then turning back or going sideways on to something else and so live a life of ups and downs. The Moon makes them deeply sensitive and passionate for life. They require discipline and order in their world. Their accumulated experience now makes them ready to be good in the business world as well in the home.
The fifth sign, Leo, the Lion, ruled by the Sun incarnates with a great deal of knowledge of the human side of life and can produce very fine results. The task for them is to go forth and become a powerful and well-developed human, capable of high achievements. Often kings of men and people of power are born as Leos. They are big-hearted, strong mentally and physically, proud, ambitious and popular. Because they have not yet reached divine intuition, they may misunderstand and think less of those weaker than themselves. They do, however, attract many followers. Friends may cause them disillusionment because Leo is not used to adapting to the ways of others.
The sixth sign, Virgo the virgin, is ruled by Mercury just like Gemini. They come in to learn discrimination. At this point, humans have risen to great heights through using impulsiveness, forcefulness and a growing talent for self-expression. Virgo is given a natural fastidiousness and a critical eye. They are to begin from the angle of a critic rather than a person of action like the Mercury ruled Gemini. They are adaptable and make excellent subordinates, work well and are usually successful. They have exquisite taste. Virgos will organize us. They are the restaurant keepers, journalists, art critics and health workers.
Up to this point Man has learned to be a complete human being, but only half the journey is accomplished. The second half is about learning to become a spiritual person and live in both the world of power and spirit while on earth and have the mind be in touch with the Divine. Here we learn there is more to life than the physical world. Things become harder to understand, and the first thing our human must now learn is balance.
The seventh sign, Libra, the scales, is ruled by Venus just as Taurus is. Librans can actually miss many opportunities in life through too much weighing and balancing through over-thinking things. Now the human is becoming psychic and intuitive and would do better going with the first impression. There is a lot of love in Libra, but it has now become more mental than physical. They are able to love abstract things such as harmony, peace, justice and beauty. They truly dislike all disharmony in life. They will avoid an argument and this is because the refining process has begun. They are definitely not cowardly or weak. They are the lawyers, judges and specialists, the architects and researchers. Many Librans hold themselves back, afraid to let themselves go; and so to compensate they may tend to overwork.
The eighth sign, Scorpio, the scorpion or eagle, ruled by Pluto and before its discovery by Mars. Our next lesson is to transmute the tender passion of love to the higher planes. Scorpios have magnetic, forceful personalities and others feel fascinated by them and they can draw fanatical devotion. This sign produces many saints and many villains too; both the best and the worst! They can be their own worst enemy, or else have the beginnings of wisdom and attainment of high spirituality. They usually pass through the fire of the temptation of sex in all its forms to learn that it is the sex-force that gets used for higher attainment. There is versatility and loyalty and they are capable of swaying others. They are proud and ambitious, with intense and enduring feelings.
The ninth sign, Sagittarius, the archer is ruled by Jupiter and the goal now is truth and the beginnings of unselfishness. Sagittarians instinctively believe that truth is beautiful and they wish to spread it around joyfully. They love life and travel and are full of humor. They can be domineering and stubborn, but they always attempt to make others happy. They are very hospitable and since they contain the qualities of all the preceding signs, they are very versatile. Music and ceremony appeal and they will give great encouragement to music, the arts and the pleasures and luxuries of life. Their agile minds cause them to jump to results without patient study. They must always be actively employed and take periods of complete rest to relax their tenseness. Sagittarians are very popular with a great zest for life.
The tenth sign, Capricorn, the mountain goat is ruled by Saturn. Humans are now bending their will to attain spiritual accomplishment and Saturn, the great tester and trainer is here to help. Saturn holds Capricorns down to earth, pressing upon them and sometimes depressing them. Our humans are now ready to stand on their own two feet and work things out for themselves, rather than following others’ lead. They are ready for thoughtful, practical work and have appreciation for intellect and the sciences as well as the occult. There is independence and pride, organization and desire for leadership. There is tact, pity and patience and ability to now see outside of self, using suffering to identify with the feelings of all humanity. They usually put the work ahead of the chance for fun. Capricorn may be hard to understand, complex with unusual reactions, and yet with the stern discipline that is part of their lives, they usually live a long time and are quite healthy.
The eleventh sign, Aquarius, the water bearer, is ruled by Uranus and before its discovery, they were also Saturn ruled. By now our human is ready to pour out the waters of life, along with all their ideas on others. By now, they have lost some of their pride and begun to feel that they are a part of the whole. They are making great steps forward by beginning to give more importance to others than to themselves. Aquarians like to gather with others in groups to work for the betterment of all. They are no longer ambitious totally for themselves. They will work in the background, unless inspired to work for a cause. Their minds are learning to be non-attached, honest and free. They have great sympathy for human weakness. They are still overly-sensitive and can read character well. This gives intense likes and dislikes. They have developed some of the finer qualities of the soul, causing them to be delicately balanced. There can be frail health, yet nobody has more reserve force than these humanitarians.
The twelfth sign, Pisces, the sign of the fish ruled by Neptune and previously by Jupiter, encompasses the most perfected type of spiritual humans. The lesson now is the final letting go of the self and complete merging into the lives and feelings of others. Many wonderful actors are Pisceans, and also great poets, artists and musicians. Pisces produces the strongest and the weakest types of humans. The force flowing through them is difficult to handle and unless well-used, they can turn to drink, drugs and other excesses for escape. Being the sign of fish going in two directions, they can go either way. They need courage and confidence in themselves to be inspired to great heights of self-denial and attainment. Having attained the qualities of all the previous signs, they now have a natural understanding. Pisceans are very devoted to their friends and are the romantics. They identify with the universe and love traveling and everything about the sea.
It’s important to note that Astrology subdivides the twelve signs many times over. The laws of rebirth, karma and free will allow for numberless variations of the order for progressing through these signs. The number of times the humans have accomplished the full round will determine the old or experienced souls or new souls. The perfected human is a blend of the best of all the signs.