astrology

August 29 The Birth of Hathor In the Egyptian traditions, today is the birthday feast of the Goddess Hathor. Hathor is a very ancient Goddess, pre-dating the times of the Pharaoh dynasties. Horus was associated with kingship, and Hathor was associated with the queen. Her name translates to “The House of Horus,” for it is […]

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First, an announcement – Every Day is Sacred When I first started blogging, oh, about twelve years ago, I committed myself to faithfully posting daily. Crazy, I know, and only sustainable for about nine years. I was inspired by priestesses of Time like Waverly FitzGerald, and frequently posted tidbits about holidays and sacred history. Because […]

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It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to. ~ Bilbo Baggins (from The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien) During this magical week of Lughnasadh (and Imbolc in the Southern Hemisphere), […]

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I will not be a common man. I will stir the smooth sands of monotony. ~ Peter O’Toole (Aug.2, 1932, Sun and Moon in Leo) Huzzah! Today, the Sun moves into the sign of Leo. Happy Birthday, all you Lion People! Leos, so the tradition goes, are famous for being “on” 24 hours a day, […]

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The light of the soul throws sparks, can send up flares, builds signal fires, causes proper matters to catch fire. To display the lantern of soul in shadowy times like these – to be fierce and to show mercy toward others; both are acts of immense bravery and greatest necessity. ~ Clarissa Pinkola-Estes, from Letter […]

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