This week Venus moved into its retrograde state. It’s affects will influence our emotions until the end of June.
How Retrogrades Impact Our Lives Sometimes when we look out into space, other planets appear to be traveling backwards through the sky. Although planets are always moving forward, an optical illusion throughout the year causes the planets to appear to be traveling backwards. We call this motion a retrograde.
From an astrological perspective, these optical illusions impact the flow of energy here on Earth. Thus each planetary retrograde affects us as individuals and as a global society. How they affect us depends on the energy of the planet and it’s impact in the astrological charts. Continue reading →
Combining Your Spiritual Mission With Your Life’s Work
Some people think you don’t really understand passion until you reach a certain age in life. Others believe if you are encouraged as a child to follow your dreams, you can discover your passion when you’re still young enough to focus your energy on making it happen. I don’t think it matters what point you are in life, if you have a passion and supportive family and friends, you can find a way to live it.
That might be the biggest key of all. Having the support of family and friends. Too often in our society today, we’re pushed to be successful at any expense. To study hard and work for the best grades in school, to attend the best school, get the best degrees and work at the best companies. Being successful is all to often tied to financial gain instead of having a fulfilling life.
Unfortunately not that many of us, at least here in the States, know how to appreciate what we have and what we’ve worked for long enough to enjoy it. We attain “things” and soon after, we’re pushed to acquire the next thing that we’re told will make us “happy”. It’s a shame that the drive to succeed doesn’t come with the drive to be truly happy and true to yourself. Continue reading →