GrannyMoons Weekly Feast: 6 Nov 2022

Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter
everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe
that change forever how we experience life and the world. ~John Milton

Blessed Be My Little Witch. To those who came before and those who will come after, know that the Goddess is with you always. Thank you all my dear readers…be blessed. ~GrannyMoon

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Dark Moon – Time to Rest
New Moon – Time to Begin New Projects; Birth; Attraction
Waxing Moon – Time to Grow; Increase
Full Moon – Time to be Fulfilled; Abundance
Waning Moon – Time to Banish; Decrease
Last Sliver of Moon – Time to Die; Letting Go
Dark Moon – Time to Rest Again
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Light A Candle Today!
In many different traditions lighting a candle is a sacred action. It expresses more than words can express. It has to do with gratefulness. From time immemorial, people have lit candles in sacred places. You may want to begin or end your day by the sacred ritual of lighting a candle on this gratefulness. Or you may want to light a birthday candle for a friend. One single guideline is all you need: Slow down and do it with full attention.


Current Moon Phase: Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse

Time: Approx. 14 days after New Moon (energy lasts from three days before to three days after actual full moon)

Goddess Aspect: Mother

Associated Goddesses: Danu, Cerridwen, Gaia, Aphrodite, Isis

Magickal Attributes: Fruition Manifesting goals, nurturing, passion, healing, strength, power. Workings on this day are for protection, divination.”extra power”, job hunting, healing serious conditions Also, love, knowledge, legal undertakings, money and dreams.


What’s Happening?!?

Goddess of Cailleach/Samhain runs from 10/31 – 11/27

Celtic Tree Calendar Month ~ October 28th to November 23rd

October 28th to November 23rd – Broom/Fern/Reed

Herb of the Year for 2022: Viola (violet, heartsease) named by the International Herb Association


NOV. 8: FULL MOON In Taurus And Lunar Eclipse
NOV. 7-9: Feast of Divine Justice – Source of just law, honoring Goddess-God as Maat-Thoth (Egyptian); Goddess as Themis (Greek), Justice (Christian), and God as Forseti (Norse).
NOV. 11: Feast of Dionysus – Greek God whom Yeshua was “connected to” as the Cosmic Gnosis.
NOV. 11: Celtic Lunatishees—Day of the Fairy Sidhe; honoring the Other People in whom is held the immortal life force; Old November Eve [Samhain on old calendar].
NOV. 11: Dajbog
NOV. 11: Rodnovery God – first ancestor of all the Slavic people in the world
NOV. 11: Navajo Night chant
NOV. 13: Festival of Jupiter – Roman deity associated with rain and agriculture, prime protector of the state, and concerned with all aspects of life.
NOV. 13: Roman Fontinalia – Feast of Fons, God of Springs.
NOV. 14: Feast of Musicians and Bards – Druid celebration of the Celtic musical arts.
NOV. 16: HECATE’S NIGHT The Greek Goddess Hecate/Hekate of Crossroads, often seen with her sacred dogs.
NOV. 16: – Thracian Night of Hecate, Greek Goddess of the Hags or Wisewomen, (later called Witches), her name comes from Heqa-ma’at, a Goddess in the ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead who later became Hekmah or Hokmah (also spelled Chokmah) meaning wisdom in the ancient Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). From Heqa-ma’at / Hecate / Hokmah we get the Greek word for wisewoman or holywoman, “hag”. Honoring Hecate – Thracian Goddess of the Moon, Magick, and Witches as the Teacher of the Craft.


Face to Face Workshops with GrannyMoon at Sticks and Stones
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The Herbal Cauldron 1 PM – 3 PM – Nov 13
The Magick of Crystals: 12 PM – 2 PM – Nov 20
WitchCrafting: 1 PM – 3PM – Dec 4


High Priestess Training with GrannyMoon

The entire course takes 15 months to complete (four levels). Tuition covers lessons, assignments and instructor feedback. In addition, students may download guided meditation exercises and be eligible for Sabbats, Esbats and retreats with the Sisterhood. The entire fee for each level is $120 (payment plan available), sixteen lessons in each level, except the last.

Ceremonial Cords and frame-able Completion Certificates are awarded as members complete each level.
Level I – Initiate of the Sisters of the Burning Branch – White cord
Level II – Adept of the Sisters of the Burning Branch- Red cord
Level III – Priestess of the Sisters of the Burning Branch- Black cord
Level IV – High Priestess of the Sisters of the Burning Branch – Green cord

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Learn About Herbs with GrannyMoon!

There is so much to learn about herbs! In Herbalism 101, we cover 21 herbs, and you will start your own personal Materia Medica, that we will build throughout the next levels. We will cover the basic aspects of herbs. From culinary to magickal, medicinal to ornamental. As well as the many modalities of herbs!

During this course, in addition to the on-line lessons and hands-on projects that you do at home, I will be sending you articles, and information, as well as questions about your own personal use and research.

I look forward to walking this green journey with you! I love herbs and I hope that you do too or will learn to!

There are 10 lessons in each level and there is no time limit for completion. You may study at your own pace! There are no texts to purchase.

For more info or to join my class, click here!

The cost for Level 1 is $50.00 or $150.00 the entire online Healing Arts Course (1-3) which includes a free Reiki certification course when all three are ordered at the same time!

Natural Witchcraft with GrannyMoon

Welcome to a journey to learn about yourself and your hidden powers. Wise women and men have existed for thousands of years and still exist throughout the world. They know Mother Earth as the ultimate healer, and have learned to utilize the gifts of of nature. Inside each person is a being of wisdom, deeply connected to the phases of the moon and the tides of the sea. All we need to do is trust our innate wisdom.

This will take 13 weeks of study and hands-on practice. But it should be fun for you too! We start with the basics!

~What You Need To Know First!
~Your Inner Witch
~The Informed Witch
~Your Witchy Genealogy, Finding Your Ancestors
~Much Much More

This is not Wicca! You don’t need expensive accoutrements or other fancy trappings! All lessons are done weekly with GrannyMoon through e-mail, with personal feedback.

Course requires purchase of one text book! You may buy this new,
used or you may already have it! “Way of Natural Magick” by Nigel Pennick

All Students Welcome!
A 13 week course on-line course.
Those completing this course will receive a certificate in Natural Magick!

Payment Plan Available
3 payments of $50.00
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The Goddess School Grimoire
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The Goddess School Grimoire is a collection of recipes, artwork, poetry, prose, prayers, rituals, spells, and practical Goddess wisdom put together by the teachers, students, alumni, and friends of The Sisters of the Burning Branch Goddess School. The sisterhood is dedicated to restoring spiritual balance by returning the Divine Feminine to her rightful place and by assisting women in their personal and spiritual development. Since being founded by Head and High Mother Priestess Grandmother Moon in 2000, The Goddess School ( has grown into a large and beautiful global community of women.


Llewellyn’s Spell A Day

Wooden Spoon Enchantment

It may seem old school, but an essential element to kitchen witchery is the wooden spoon. It was a familiar sight in both my mother’s and my grandmother’s kitchens— for good reason. A wooden spoon can take on flavors as well as enhance what it stirs, and it reacts better with acids than metals or plastics do, which is why it is the stirring spoon for our family tomato sauce.

Experiment with different woods to see how they feel to you, as each tree has its own energy to lend. Wooden spoons require a little more care than more modern utensils, but it’s worth it. Wash and dry your spoon immediately versus soaking it. You can also apply edible oil for protection (hemp, sesame, or flax are common suggestions) once a year to keep the spoon in good shape. Enchant your spoon:

Mortar and pestle, cauldron,
wooden spoon,
Magic stirred under the
light of the moon.
Blessed gift of tree, keep
strong, smooth, and light,
May all the brews you touch
be true and right.
House for Sale Spell

If you’re looking to sell a house, the spirit to invoke is St. Joseph. Bury a statue of St. Joseph upside down in your yard when you put your house up for sale, making sure to dig it up once the house has been sold. If you can’t get your hands on a St. Joseph statue, invoke him with some fig cookies. (Fig Newtons work nicely!). Trace a builder’s square (one of Joseph’s symbols) into the cookie with a toothpick, then ask for his help and leave the cookie in the yard for him. When your house sells, make sure you leave another cookie for him as a thank-you.

But what if you’re in the market for a new place to live? Some folks ask Joseph for his help in this area as well, but St. Anthony may be the one to invoke, as he is good at finding things, lost or otherwise:

St. Anthony, who finds it all,
Help me find a new and happy home!

How do you thank St. Anthony once your wish comes to pass? Pay it forward with a charitable donation. (He is also the patron saint of those in need.)
)0(Samhain’s Rest

For many in the magickal community, the celebration of Samhain (or Halloween) is a true highlight of the year. When it’s over, instead of just packing up the Halloween decorations without a second thought, we like to turn this bittersweet time of year into a magickal event.

Before putting away the various Halloween items you decorate with, sprinkle them with salt (or salted water) to cleanse them of any residual energy. As you pack them away, hold them in your hands and appreciate the energy and joy they bring. Visualize the items coming out again next fall to decorate your home.

Place all the items you are going to store in one place, then draw an invoking pentagram over them while thinking happy thoughts of next Samhain and saying:

Samhain’s celebration has
now come to its rest.
But it shall return next year,
for we are blessed!
Ocean Jar Spell

Today, put a few seashells and some blue glass marbles in a Mason jar. Add eight shiny dimes and eight shiny pennies. Add purified water until the jar is one-half to threequarters full. Hold your hands over the jar. Say:

Great Mother of the Waters, goddess
of the rivers, oceans, and seas, I call
upon your generosity and your lavish
abundance now. I ask that you fill this
water with your gifts of nourishment
and infinite flow. Thank you.

Seal the Mason jar securely with the lid and turn it upside down to serve as a homemade ocean globe. Place it near your workspace or in the wealth sector of your home (that’s the rearleft corner of your home while standing at your front door, facing inward). Say:

I now align with the vibration of
increase, and call it into my life. I
am in the flow of divine blessings,
and my life is flooded with wealth.
Flush Away Negativity

This spell blends (toilet) humor with intention to help you shed negative energy and move on with your life. You’ll need toilet paper (thicker varieties are easier to work with) and a ballpoint pen. If there’s something you need to let go of, such as a nasty comment someone left on social media or a hurtful offline interaction, write it out on toilet paper.

You might record the nasty comment verbatim or simply pour out any thoughts and feelings you’ve been ruminating on. Once you’ve captured the full essence of the crappy situation, use the following incantation before unceremoniously tossing the paper in the bowl and giving it a good cathartic flush!

Sticks and stones won’t break my bones,
These words, they cannot hurt me.
I flush this crap right down the drain,
And only peace and love remain.
So mote it be!
Caring for Our Ancestors

Today is a day to remember those who have passed. The veil is still thin, and if you can go out and commune with your ancestors at their resting place, do so. Take the time to show your appreciation for them and what they did for you in this lifetime. Clean and cleanse their gravesite in order to remove all physical and spiritual residue that may have accumulated over the past year. Once you have physically cleaned the space, use dragon’s blood incense or sage to remove the spiritual residue. Say the following verse several times while using the incense:

Dearest ancestor, take heart.
Negative energies now depart.

Leave your loved one flowers or another gift that would speak to them.
Hecate Candle Spell

On Samhain night you can ask Hecate to help you communicate with your deceased loved ones. You’ll need a black candle, some salt water, and a piece of purple fabric. Begin this ritual at midnight. Drape the fabric over your altar. Lightly rub the candle with the salt water to keep negative spirits away. Then safely light the candle. Sit before the candle and gaze at the flame. Now call upon Hecate by saying:

Hecate, queen of the Witches,
queen of the night,
Bring to me the power of second sight.
Let me see in this candle’s glare,
Spirits of the family tree I share.

Softly say the names of the departed souls you wish to communicate with. Gaze at the candle’s flame and its halo. Soon you’ll begin to see faces, some you may not recognize. When you wish to stop, thank the spirits, snuff out the candle, and thank Hecate. When the candle is cool, throw it away. Record any communication in your Book of Shadows.


Heartwings Love Notes 1060 Birthdays are Markers on the Highway of Life

Heartwings says, “When you take note of the milestones, you know how far you have traveled.”

I remember my mother when she was in her late eighties shaking her head and saying, “How did I get to be this old?” Now I am celebrating my eighty-seventh birthday and thinking and saying the identical words. Years, decades, days have melted and become one past without much definition. Where did the time go, and how did it pass so quickly? As one friend of mine often says, “Beats me!” It seems as though each day or even week slips into the past and immediately shrinks or dwindles to practically nothing. Perhaps I’ll write a poem about that. I’ve written lots of poetry on the theme of time and all that pertains to it.

 I’ve considered collecting the poems into a chapbook, if I can somehow carve out the time it takes to discover, select, design, and proofread them for the pages. I suppose I could, yet my days are pretty full as it is with cooking, doctor’s visits, and taking care of the needs of the moment. I do no cleaning fortunately, because I have a wonderful person for that. Stephen helps when he can with what he can, for which I am also grateful. These daily doings, the minutiae of life blend themselves into my time so seamlessly I find it difficult to catch hold of any part of a day without using considerable effort.   

Sometimes I try to locate the year such-and-such happened and shake my head and sigh. I can’t find any landmarks to tie it to. There are some important milestones, however that do stick in my memory, and I am grateful for them: My high school graduation, the year Stephen and I met and the year we married, my children’s birthdays and those of other family and friends. I have two Birthday twins though only by date of course. I did mark one recent birthday with a zoom party—my eighty fifth, so people in Italy and those in California could both attend without traveling. I like to celebrate birthdays–mine, and that of others. I believe it is important to mark the years as they pass.

At one time I remember I thought fifty was old. Now someone fifty is to me in the prime of life. I can recall my mother saying “When I was in my fifties, I could do anything.” I could say the same now. The hourglass that marks my time has lots more in the bottom than it did then, and my personal, physical self is commensurably unavailable. Yet I can make the most of whatever time remains to me, and that is my task these days. I will explore the potential for doing that and then at least I may find it easier to mark the milestones on the highway of my days.

May you find many fine milestones to enjoy as your days and years pass.

Blessings and best regards, Tasha Halpert

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Value Your Own Wisdom

Your very own inner wisdom should be valued more than any other and will always guide you in the direction you need to travel.

Throughout our lives, we will encounter individuals who presume to know what is best for us. The insights they offer cannot compare, however, with the powers of awareness and discernment that already exist within us. From birth we are blessed with wisdom that cannot be learned or unlearned. It exists whether or not we acknowledge it because it is a gift given to us by a loving universe before we chose to experience existence on the earthly plane. Yet for all its permanence, it is vital that we value and honor this incredible element of the self. It is when we do not use our inborn wisdom that we begin to doubt our personal truths and are driven to outside sources of information because we are afraid. What we know to be true in our hearts is invariably true, and we discover how intensely beautiful and useful self-trust can be when we recognize the power of our wisdom.

Inner wisdom is not subject to the influences of the outside world, which means that it will never demand that we surrender our free will or counsel us to act in opposition to our values. We benefit from this inspiration when we open ourselves to it, letting go of the false notion that we are less qualified than others to determine our fate. The wisdom inside of us is the source of our discernment and our ability to identify blessings in disguise. When we are unsure of who to trust, how to respond, or what we require, the answers lie in our inner wisdom. It knows where we are going and understands where we are coming from, taking this into account though it is not a product of experience but rather a piece of our connection to the universal mind.

In the whole of your existence, no force you will ever encounter will contribute as much to your ability to do what you need to do and be who you want to be as your natural wisdom. Through it, you reveal your growing consciousness to the greater source and discover the true extent of your strength. If you heed this wisdom with conviction and confidence, the patterns, people, and fears that held you back will be dismantled, paving the way for you to fulfill your truest potential.


Can Cocoa Benefit Your Brain?

It is true that a study from the UK showed that drinking cocoa enriched with flavanols – a class of antioxidant compounds found in fruits and vegetables – can speed thinking and help people address and complete certain mental tasks more efficiently than they would otherwise.

The study’s lead author, Catarina Rendeiro, Ph.D. of the University of Birmingham’s School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, explained that while her team used cocoa, flavanols occur in a wide range of fruits and vegetables. By better understanding the cognitive benefits of consuming these foods, she said, “We can offer improved guidance to people about how to make the most of their dietary choices.”

For the study, 18 healthy men age 18 through 40 took part in a procedure designed to challenge the brain’s blood circulation. This involved breathing five percent carbon dioxide – about 100 times the normal concentration in air – which produces an effect called hypercapnia.

Each of the men was subjected to this procedure before and after consuming cocoa on two occasions. On one of the two occasions, the drink was enriched with flavanols. Following the carbon dioxide challenge, the participants were asked to complete a series of complex cognitive tests.

The researchers found that the men who drank the flavanol-enriched cocoa had the highest levels of blood oxygenation, up to three times that of those who consumed the non-flavanol-enriched drink. And the volunteers who performed best on the cognitive tests were those who consumed the flavanol-enriched drink. On average these men completed the tests 11 percent faster.

Dr. Rendeiro noted that when you’re being mentally challenged, your brain needs improved blood oxygen levels. Her study suggests that flavanols might be particularly beneficial during cognitively demanding tasks. However, a small group of participants didn’t derive any cognitive benefit from the flavanol-enriched drink. (They had high levels of brain oxygenation responses to start with that weren’t increased by drinking the enriched cocoa.)

“This may indicate that some individuals, that perhaps are already very fit, have little room for further improvement,” Dr. Rendeiro said.


Rob Blackwell, Author!

As I’ve done for most of the years since my first book was published, I’m making a number of books FREE and cheap today.

But first, as a reminder, if you haven’t had a chance to check out my new novel, The Serial Killer’s Daughter, you can find it here! While not Halloween-centered, it’s creepy and thrilling and perfect for the holiday nonetheless. Oh, and you may never look at your Alexa-enabled devices the same way again. IF you have finished the book, please give it a review!

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Have You Lived in Ancient Lands or Other Worlds in Past Lives?

Old Watches and Time Concept
Have you ever experienced a past life regression? During guided imagery, people recall lives lived prior to their current life experience. Some of the memories that emerge are fairly recent—a hundred or two hundred years ago—but many come from times of antiquity. Let’s explore some of the more common places where people say they lived in ancient times.

Ancient Europe: England, Ireland, Wales, and Scotland are most popular, while others say they lived in what is now modern-day Italy. Still yet, others cite Europe but cannot directly say where exactly the place was where they lived. This may be happening because Europe closely aligns with our western culture, so bringing up these memories are more familiar in some ways than other locations. Druidry and herbalism are common themes, as people find ties to their current quest for alternative healing methods originated in these early times.

Egypt: Perhaps because I’ve written books about ancient Egypt, I seem to find many reincarnated Egyptians. With the spectacular architecture, jewel-encrusted coffins, and rich pantheons of fascinating gods and goddesses, it’s no wonder that the entire world is obsessed with the Egyptian culture and find themselves recounting past lives there. Whether they’re artisans, peasants, priests, or priestesses, Egypt is a popular locale.

Greece: As one of the most influential cultures to shape our modern civilization, many people find themselves in prior lifetimes in the incredible settings of Greece in times of antiquity. Many former politicians experience themselves arguing a political point with other senators, some claim to have lived more scholarly past lives as part of one of the many mystery schools of the day, while some claim to know some of the great thinkers of those early times.

Rome: The past few years, I’ve uncovered more people with prior lifetimes in ancient Rome. Soldiers, citizens, spectators of the brutality of the Colosseum, patrons of the bathhouses, or politicians, there’s no shortage of reincarnated Romans who have apparently incarnated here at this time in history.

Asia: Attractions to the rich cultures of Asia, whether it’s the Great Wall of China, Japanese temples, or the Buddhist monasteries of the Himalayas, many folks on the spiritual path recall past lives in Asian settings and find that they are attracted to the culture in their current lifetime because the soul is recalling their former experiences.

Mesopotamia: Another place that is coming up more lately is the cradle of civilization, Mesopotamia. The early lives in the area of what is now the modern-day Middle East are emerging more than ever.

Hunter-Gatherer Societies: Speaking of Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent area, you may also find yourself in a time far earlier than the early agricultural communities. Several people recall their lives in incredibly difficult conditions as part of the earliest peoples on earth. In these recollections, people sometimes find themselves at a quite literal loss for words. Why? Because they didn’t have language in these early times.

Other Worlds: Others experience themselves in a place far, far away from planet earth experiencing other dimensions of life as other beings, many of whom are far more sophisticated and advanced than us humans.
How and Why Our Memories Emerge
While the typical and traditional way of recalling past lives is by going through a past-life regression via hypnosis or guided imagery, there’s another way for you to identify your prior incarnations. Notice what seems either highly interesting or incredibly repulsive to you. You can do that right now. Glance at the list above and notice how you feel as you consider each place on my list. By noting these highs and lows, you can start to consciously notice what areas you have more energy around and then use a guided imagery regression such as the ones in my books to take you further into the memories of places where you feel drawn to explore.

I’ve identified a phenomenon called Supretrovie, an externally induced past life memory that emerges from stimuli from our outer world. Something triggers these memories to emerge on their own at times. One reason why the Mesopotamian memories or those of the ancient Roman Empire seem to be coming up more is that there are now so many new programs being done about these areas. Supretrovie often happens from simply engaging in video content and this opens the door to the soul knowing of where we’ve been before.

Past Informing Our Future
The gift of exploring our past lives comes in the soul learning, lessons, and gifts that we received along the way after potentially thousands of years of experiencing ourselves in a physical form, whether that is on this planet or any other. The soul goes through trials, tribulations, and triumphs and by so doing, we learn and grow along the way. When we gaze into these experiences from the deep past, what souls usually find is that the theme or common learnings of different places and experiences are similar or the same. We’re always learning about love, about forgiveness, about community, and these learnings show up in different places with the common themes of learning to love each other and become one with the all that is by going through things.

The main benefit from this kind of exploration is to come to greater peace about the difficulties we face in our current lives and to gain perspective on the gifts of love and learning that our challenges can give us over time. Learning from our past, gaining perspective, and experiencing greater peace and happiness in our current life situation is what I love about the modality of past-life regression.

In my book Past Lives in Ancient Lands & Other Worlds, you will read about many other people who experienced themselves in the places listed above, and more, and you can experience guided imagery to take you into those places where your soul lived in times of antiquity, or on other dimensional realms. The journey is sure to be out of this world and wildly informative to give you helpful information on your life path. Give it a try, and above all, enjoy the journey!


Squirrel Medicine

Squirrel medicine reminds us to set aside some of our most precious resources as an investment for the future.

Some Native American tribes consider all living beings as brothers and sisters that have much to teach, including squirrels. These small creatures teach us to work in harmony with the cycles of nature by conserving for the winter months during times when food is plentiful. In our modern world, squirrels remind us to set aside a portion of our most precious resources as an investment in the future. Though food and money certainly fall into this category, they are only some of the ways our energy is manifested. We can conserve this most valuable asset by being aware of the choices we make and choosing only those that nurture and sustain us. This extends to the natural resources of our planet as well, using what we need wisely with the future in mind.

Saving and conservation are not acts of fear but rather affirmations of abundance yet to come. Squirrels accept life’s cycles, allowing them to face winters with the faith that spring will come again. Knowing that change is part of life, we can create a safe space, both spiritually and physically, that will support us in the present and sustain us in the future. This means not filling our space with things, or thoughts, that don’t serve us. Without hoarding more than we need, we keep ourselves in the cyclical flow of life when we donate our unwanted items to someone who can use them best. This allows for more abundance to enter our lives, because even squirrels know a life of abundance involves more than just survival.

Squirrels use their quick, nervous energy to enjoy life’s adventure. They are great communicators, and by helping each other watch for danger, they do not allow worry to drain them. Instead, they allow their curious nature to lead the way, staying alert to opportunities and learning as they play. Following the example set by our squirrel friends, we are reminded to enjoy the journey of life’s cycles as we plan and prepare for a wonderful future, taking time to learn and play along the way.


Entering into Partnership

In partnership and relationship, we harness the power of union.

The purpose of partnership is to create something greater than we can create alone. Not because of any deficiency or incompleteness in us, but because each of us is unique, with our own talents and abilities, and in partnership we increase the efforts and talents available for creating something meaningful together. All partnerships, whether romantic, creative, or professionally-based, can be powerful relationships for personal growth. In partnership we harness the power of union.

It is important to choose our partnerships consciously. Sometimes forged quickly during times of need, we may find ourselves rushing into unions with perhaps not the clearest intentions. Partnerships created from those starting points might serve our immediate needs, but the repercussions of a union so quickly fostered without much thought can be difficult to recover from. Granted, there is something to learn from every relationship, but looking to another to fix or complete us can turn a partnership into a dependent bond. If we can stay clear about what we want and what we need in a partnership, while staying grounded and remembering that we are our own source of happiness and fulfillment, we can create partnerships that support and enhance the best of who we are.

Everyone in our lives is a mirror reflecting back the parts we love and dislike about ourselves. If we have the courage to recognize our reflections in each other, we can grow through our partnerships. A partnership that offers both acceptance of who we are and an opportunity for personal transformation can be fertile ground for growing a healthy, lasting union. When we find this kind of partnership, we are more likely to want to keep it, invest in it, and nurture it. Life is a collaborative effort. Much of what we do can be enhanced through partnership. Together we are stronger because our personal power is multiplied by two. Through partnership we experience the joys of working, living, and loving together.


Coach Gilberto Chapter 36 by Stephen Halpert

Lara Parker stared at the mess of pastry on the floor and sighed. “Well,” she huffed, “Inspector Cliche didn’t prove to be the professional detective I had expected him to be. The nerve of that man accusing people the way he did.”

Rain nodded. “He was totally without savoir-faire, that’s for sure, and not one iota of charm.”

Mrs. Conners came into the office carrying a broom, a dust pan, a bucket of soapy water, and a mop. She frowned and began cleaning up the floor. “What I’d like to know is how did those pastries land on him as well as all over the floor?” She shook her head and began cleaning.

“It’s a long story,” Rain said, “But he certainly deserved to be showered in gooey pastry or anything else for that matter. What a poor excuse for a detective.”

Gilberto chuckled and shook his head. He turned to Lara Parker, “I have a plan as to how to catch the faculty murderer–ostensibly by letting them catch themselves.”

Lara leaned forward, eyes wide, an eager smile brightening her face. “Really! How do you plan to proceed.”

Gilberto grinned. “Please arrange for a small dinner party here at Houndstooth to include our list of suspects, as well as Ed Long.”

Lara frowned. “As long as I don’t have to sit anywhere near him, otherwise, he could end up with a lap full of soup.”

Mrs. Connors straightened up and sighed. “Oh dear,” she said, “more messes to clean up?” She finished her cleaning, shook her head and left his office.

Gilberto nodded. “I’ll tell Maria, she’s in charge of such things. And please invite the Chief of Police and his lead detective as well.  We may as well make this look totally official.”

Lara looked intrigued. “Anytime soon?”

“Once Maria and I get back from the Private School conference in New York. I’d say give it a week or two. “

Lara smiled. “My sense is you’re cooking something up.”

Gilberto nodded. “You could call it that,” he grinned. “If anyone should ask just say we’ve sufficient information to turn over evidence to the District Attorney.”

Lara stood and straightened her jacket. “Thank you, Gilberto for your help in this. I’ll prepare the invitations and a menu as well.”

Rain raised one eyebrow. “That might cause a bit of a ruckus.”

“Let’s hope so,” Gilberto said.

She nodded. “So, your intent is for someone to hang themselves?”
“Something like that,” he grinned.  “I know Cy will be on hand to help out.  But I’d rather we could solve these murders free of complications. Easier to get a conviction that way.”

Rain smiled. Having a discarnate spirit on the case would provide the press a field day” She grinned. “I could just see the headlines. ‘Houndstooth murders solved by a ghost.'”

“Better Cy remains out of sight in the background, our secret,” Gilberto chuckled. “More credibility that way.”

“Oh, Cy won’t mind remaining undercover.” Rain grinned.  “Just so long as I’m under the covers with him.”

Gilberto smiled. He sensed Cy’s spirit floating around his office, well aware of everything taking place. “Thanks, Cy,” he murmured. He heard a ghostly chuckle and nodded in response. “You’re welcome,” he said.

Lara Parker peered at Rain, at first she looked confused but said nothing. “You do have me very curious,” she began.

Rain smiled. “About what? Oh, you mean my relationship with Cy. Saves on groceries and laundry. If you had your choice of an discarnate boyfriend, who might it be?”

Gilberto looked at her, eyebrows raised. Lara looked thoughtful. Then she said. “Something I’ve never even considered. I guess I wouldn’t mind an occasional fling with JFK.”

Rain grinned. “You might have to share him. From what I gather, Cy told me his dance card is pretty full.”

Lara chuckled. “Oh, I wouldn’t mind. I do like my independence. But when he was in office, I’ve always found him intriguing.”

Gilberto cleared his throat and tried to appear serious. “Once word gets out that at this diner party the murderer will be revealed, it might cause someone to slip up and make the wrong move at the wrong time.”

“You’re taking too big a chance,” Rain began. “Setting yourself up that way. I don’t like it, not one small bit, much too risky for you.”                    

“Yes, I know,” “But I’m assuming that once we start a fire, the murderer will act and be revealed.”

Rain frowned. “If you say so. But like I said.  I don’t like it at all. And once you get back, from your conference, I plan on sticking to you like glue.”

 “Neither do I,” Lara Parker said. “I don’t like that plan at all. It’s much too dangerous.”

“I’ll be fine,” Gilberto said, “especially with you and Cy on hand.”
“By the way,” Rain said, giving him her most mischievous grin. “Who’d be your choice for a discarnate girlfriend?”

Gilberto frowned. “Oh, I’d leave something like that up to Maria.”

Lara Parker grinned. “She might not want to share you.”

“That’s ok then,” he smiled, but said nothing more. “You’re a very conservative man,” Lara Parker said. “That’s one of the things I like most about you.” She looked at him with an affectionate smile.

Gilberto smiled back. “When you’ve already got perfection who needs anything more?”

“Not even on occasion a wild hurricane?” Lara grinned.

“In that case,” Gilberto grinned. “Hurricane Maria for sure.”

(To be continued)


Kitty Kat’s Korner

Maine Coon
By Erika Sorocco

If a beautiful behemoth is what you’re seeking in a feline companion, the Maine Coon has what you’re looking for. The loyal, dignified, majestic Maine Coon represents all of this and more — and does so while serving some serious #hairgoals.

1 Maine attraction
Believed to be the oldest cat breed native to North America, the Maine Coon has made a name for herself among Mainers since the 19th century as a skilled mouser, farm cat and shipyard companion. Where she dwelled prior is somewhat of a mystery. Some say she arrived alongside the Vikings; others say she’s a descendant of Marie Antoinette’s adored long-haired cats; and still others mark her as a stowaway who arrived stateside with sea captains who sailed the ocean blue.

2 A hefty feline
She’s hefty for good reason. A native New Englander, the Maine Coon has evolved in a Darwinian, survival- of-the-fittest type of way, to live up to her working cat name and successfully survive the harsh winters of the Northeast. That said, this gentle giant is among the largest domestic cat breeds in the world, with females weighing in at 9 to 18 pounds and males tipping the scales at 20 pounds or more. And they don’t reach their full size until they’re 5 years old.

3 Think long
According to Guinness World Records, the title of Longest Domestic Cat has been held by Maine Coons for more than 10 years, with the current titleholder being Italy-based Barivel, who, at last measurement in May of 2018, measured a whopping 3 feet 11 inches!

4 That coat!
The Maine Coon’s coat is her crowning glory. It’s comprised of not one, not two, but three distinctive lengths — a heavy and short length rests upon the shoulders; longer lengths can be found on the stomach and upper hind legs (britches); and a romantic, lion-esque ruff can be seen about her neck. Then there are the tufted paws reminiscent of snowshoes that allow for treading in cold temps. And to top it off, we have that luscious plume of a tail, which can be wrapped around her body for both warmth and protection.

5 Surprisingly low-maintenance
You’d think the Maine Coon would need a lot of grooming, but that’s a negative. The Maine Coon’s coat, while thick and long, rarely mats and requires only weekly combings to keep it in tip-top shape!

Many believe that the Maine Coon earned her moniker because she’s part cat, part raccoon. While her markings and bushy tail may have you thinking the same, such a pairing is biologically impossible but an interesting concept nonetheless.

6 Family feline
Kids, cats, dogs … they don’t call her a Gentle Giant for nothing! The Maine Coon, who possesses a lengthy life span of 10 to 13 years, is known for her friendliness, affection and compassion, so she makes an excellent companion animal for all ages — and species! Even better, the breed has been dubbed as an excellent choice for emotional support and therapy pet purposes, as she’s so purrfect at reading cues from her people!

7 Love to be loved
Maine Coons are so laid-back and loving, they’re not opposed to playing dress-up or going for a ride in a baby carriage. As long as they’re being lavished with love and attention, anything goes!

8 Easy to train
Intelligent and curious, the Maine Coon has often been described as dog-like due to her desire to play fetch and ease of learning to walk on a leash. Another canine quality she’s known to possess? An affinity for water! Don’t be surprised to find her splish-splashing in your sink, turning her water bowl into a swimming pool, or attempting to dive headfirst into the bathtub!

9 Let’s chat
Though she’ll meow and purr like any other feline, the Maine Coon is known for her cute communication skills, meaning you’ll often hear her chirp, cheep or trill to get your undivided attention.

10 Some parting advice …
The Maine Coon loves to be all up in your business all the time, so if you really desire a little privacy, you’re going to have to close a door to score a little me time. You’ve been warned.


Georgia Nicols Weekly Horoscope:Sunday,

November 06, 2022

All Signs
I talked to an Aquarian the other day who was surprised to learn that Saturn was in his sign, and that it had been there since March 2020. When I discussed its effects, his eyes widened. I told him Saturn would force him to deal with heavy responsibilities. It would make him feel old. It might trigger dental problems and achy joints; and that after it left his sign in March 2023, he would feel young again! Like a weight had been lifted off his shoulders! (He liked that part.) This prompted me to think we should all look where Saturn is for our sign, to help us pinpoint where we are and where we’re going. After all, small opportunities are what big opportunities look like when they’re young. (Although it occurred to me lately that nothing has occurred to me lately.)

Aries (March 21-April 19)
The last time Saturn was in Aries was from 1996 to 1999. It will return to Aries in 2026. Meanwhile, since the beginning of 2020, it has been in a position where it can help you. It has strengthened many areas of your life so that you can withstand later adversity. It might have brought you recognition from authority figures because it made you look reliable and competent in their eyes. On a more personal level, Saturn has been offering you opportunities to learn how to juggle your own needs and responsibilities, versus satisfying the needs and responsibilities of others. A tricky combo! It’s a delicate balance between being cooperative with others; and yet at the same time, protecting your own space and your own interests.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)
Two weeks ago, the Solar eclipse was opposite your sign. On Tuesday, this week, the Lunar eclipse is in your sign. A double whammy! This means you are making fast adjustments to your most important relationships. Fortunately, both Venus and Mercury will help you communicate with others, and be accommodating, as well as informative. Remember to listen, always. This has been your time of harvest – since 2020 – because Saturn is travelling across the top of your chart. This means you have enormous responsibilities, and yet at the same time, you are getting recognition and admiration for your efforts. This is also when you see clearly what is working and what is not. It’s a time when cherished dreams can come true.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)
Mars continues to be in your sign until March next year. (Normally, Mars is in your sign only once every two years for six weeks.) This a rare blessing! Mars is giving you extra drive and aggression to negotiate with others, as well and work for what you want. You’ve got the juice! Meanwhile, since 2020, Saturn has been urging you to fine tune things and get ready for your time of harvest, which will begin next year. This is the last few months of your time of preparation. Is there any further education or training you can get that will make you dazzle in your job? What about travel? Can you travel to enrich yourself so that you are bright and shiny by next year? Get ready to approach your life peak!

Cancer (June 21-July 22)
When Saturn was last in your sign, from 2003 to 2005, you began a new journey of reinventing yourself, after giving up people, places and possessions. Since 2020, Saturn has been in your Money House that deals with wealth and resources from others. Saturn is stern; but also, the Great Teacher. This means that resources from others have been cut off or diminished, forcing you to stand on your own two feet. For many, this comes on the heels of a partnership breaking up or a job loss. Be reassured because you are coming to your own life peak around 2026. That is when your cherished dreams will come true. This financial struggle is temporary. (Is that a cavalry bugle?)

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
Since 2020, Saturn has been opposite your sign, which happens once every 30 years. The last time was from late 1991 to early1994. When Saturn opposes you, life gets harder. You feel discouraged, and at times, overwhelmed. You have to deal with adversities and setbacks. You might feel physically tired and world-weary. Even your ambitions might be thwarted. Fortunately, this challenging time for you is almost over! Your life is changing rapidly, and you are moving forward towards your life peak in five or six years from now. This challenging time has made you stronger. (All those Capricorn sayings are true! “No pain, no gain.”)

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
Since 2020, Saturn has challenged your health, your job and even your pets. Many of you have dealt with knee joints, hip joints and arthritis, as well as broken bones. You might also have suffered from teeth problems. Saturn has also made you bust your buns and work incredibly hard in the last few years – so hard that at times, you felt overwhelmed. Fear not, because in the long run, there is a pay off! Your effectiveness as a human being has been tested. Respect your health and take care of your body. Take care of your teeth. Keep working because next year, you will receive the recognition for your efforts. Would I kid you?

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
Since 2020, Libran parents have had increased burdens with their kids. You are the most social sign in the zodiac. You love to schmooze. You like elegant hotels and great room service; but these things have been difficult to get in the last few years. Areas that might have been a source of fun are almost a burden now. (What’s with that?) Any gains you have made in the last few years have been the result of your own hard work. And admittedly, there has been less play and less fun. Some of you are also wondering what you want to be when you grow up. So many questions! Starting next year, you will work with focus and purpose. Money from other sources will help you.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
Since 2020, you have faced enormous challenges related to home and family. Many things that you had been “putting up with” for years came to a head. “I’ve had it!” Whatever was important to you rose to prominence in your life. Interactions with a parent involved increased responsibilities. Basically, this was the time for you to secure your base. Many of you made home repairs or made residential moves so that you could have a solid base on which to build in the future. Because you are establishing this base (physically, emotionally and psychologically), this is actually a time of new beginnings. Voila!

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
Saturn rules the government and legal documents. Think passports. Since 2020, Saturn has been in the part of your chart that deals with your day-to-day world and your immediate environment. This means change has been a-foot! Many of you have changed residences, perhaps even more than once, and have also changed jobs. It’s been a roller coaster! The last time you went through this kind of flux was around 1991-1994. But this has all been for a reason. Since Saturn was in your sign in 2016, you have been reinventing yourself. The “new you” will be ready for your coming out season next year! (What to wear to the ball?)

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
Saturn is your ruler. It is the stern disciplinarian in life, which is why you know tough times are character building. (You invented the stiff upper lip.) You are a long-lived sign because you use adversity to polish your life skills. Since the beginning of 2020, you have had to learn what is important to you. Not just material things but psychological, spiritual and moral values. You might have had to get along with less, financially speaking, but you are a frugal sign who hates waste. You cope skilfully! It’s interesting that now that you have determined what is important, you are entering a year when your home and family life will flourish with joy and abundance!

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
Saturn has been in your sign since March 2020. It will stay there until March next year. It’s been a challenge! But also, a time of immense personal growth! You had to determine what kind of a person you are. You were forced to deal with challenging issues with family and friends. Ideally, you did some kind of human-potential work, psychotherapy or counselling to help you figure out who you were and where you want to go. Many of you entered new turf at the beginning of 2020. You might have changed your daily wardrobe. By next year, you will have a stronger sense of who you are, and increased optimism and happiness.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
For the last several years, you have been going through the Dark Night of the Soul. It’s been incredibly tough. The challenges you faced forced you to give up things. You had to give up possessions, jobs, relationships and possibly, even a country. It has been a time of letting go of anything that was no longer really relevant in your life. At that time, this might have felt like loss. But looking back, you will see that you streamlined your life and lightened your load. This is the end of the big cycle for you, which means next year, you enter a new world. It might be so different — you actually change your daily wardrobe. Get ready for a new runway. (Buy shoes.)

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Weekly Horoscopes beginning Sunday,
06 November 2022

If you’re born within a cusp period (16 to 26 of any month); you’re advised to read horoscopes of both signs covered by that period. You’re on the border; you may have influences from houses within those signs.

Outlines are longer versions; consist of every possible detail of everyday and are based on three parts of each sign: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Decan; that is, any of three divisions of 10° within a sign of the zodiac. Even if you know or don’t know your Decan; I recommend, please read all three Decan.

Personal theme: I am!!
Fire & cardinal sign: March 21 — April 19

Your horoscope for this week:

Ordinarily you’d battle unwelcome events and win. However, your instincts are rightly telling you that, for now, the less you do, the better. With the foundation on which several pivotal arrangements are based changing, you’re unsure what’s wise. The solution? Wait and watch. This approach enables you to review certain increasingly burdensome longstanding arrangements and, often, make the challenging decision to say farewell to them.

A desire to take charge of a group effort that is making no progress is too strong to ignore. Rather than getting you into trouble from others, this quality for setting the pace will be welcomed by most, especially those who feel unable to cope with difficult situations. Go ahead and be decisive. You won’t regret it. Family life will need plenty of concentrated effort and attention. Someone close needs extra support. Go out of your way to provide the reassurance they seem to be looking for.

Expect to get your hands dirty. This could be one intense week. Not only is there a Lunar Eclipse accenting the ethics and financial axis of your solar chart, there’s also the potential for having to deal with unexpected and hard news. Aries is rarely afraid to confront. With Mars, your ruling planet, retrograde, initially you perhaps need to do more listening than talking. What’s been clear in the last couple of years is that you’re perfecting this art. In fact, by gathering information you arm yourself. By Friday you should have all the ammunition you need both for a confrontation and to advance one of your more creative ideas. In fact, soon you might be described as the ‘company doctor’. Your remedies may not be pain-free but they are likely to work.

Personal theme: I have!!
Earth & fixed sign: April 20 — May 20

Your horoscope for this week:

Life’s unsettled. Initially you’ll be dealing with Tuesday’s eclipsed Full Moon, which is in Taurus, and triggering changes as sudden as they are timely. Yet your instincts will say to avoid making sudden decisions just to have them made. For now, focus on what needs to go. What’s next? With so much in transition, the clarity you’re seeking will emerge; but over the coming weeks.

Resist the urge to probe too deeply if someone does or says something that has you puzzled and confused. They will admit later to having acted on impulse. Not only this; but because it will have been a big mistake, they will be clearly embarrassed about it. If, later in the week, you are waiting for someone to come and fix something, you should be prepared for them to call either later or earlier than expected.

Tuesday’s lunar eclipse is in your sign. Uranus, the planet of surprises, deviation and rebelliousness is moving through your sign. Though obviously much depends on your actual birth date, the likelihood is that you’re ready to take your career in new direction. It may be that you’ve been preparing for this for the last couple of years. Now you may be so, very close to the launchpad. The one thing Taurus has in abundance is resilience and determination. By Friday you should make clear to all, that though you accept that there will be teething problems at least until Mars turns direct at the start of next year, that you’re ready, willing and able to resolve issues: from design to finance (they may be linked).

Personal theme: I think!!
Air sign: May 21 — June 20

Your horoscope for this week:

As much as you enjoy a lively exchange of ideas, with so much in transition, even you are overwhelmed. The key? It’s to focus on exploration, especially with those you meet and on learning what you can. The resulting insights help clarify what and who it’s time to say farewell to, while spotlighting new activities and those who’d be involved. Decisions? Discuss them; but avoid finalising anything just yet.

If you’ve been thinking about adding a little extra exercise to your daily routine, now is the time to go for it. Make a start on any kind of regime that gets you moving physically. If this brings you into contact with like-minded others, so much the better. ‘ Do all you can to satisfy a growing need to be active. You won’t have to put emotions into words when with your special someone. They already know and they feel the same way too.

True, Mars is retrograde in your sign and will be in that condition for some weeks. You perhaps need to get used to retracing your steps. Anticipate that others will be probing – particularly around Tuesday’s Lunar Eclipse. They need to know who said what to whom and when. Your memory will be put to the test. By Friday you might even need an advocate. It may be super important to get the wording on a document absolutely correct. The truth will out and your expertise under scrutiny; and yes, you could be accused of having bent rules. Obviously much depends on your personal chart; but this week seems crucial in terms of testing both your integrity and culpability.

Personal theme: I feel!!
Water & cardinal sign: June 21 — July 22

Your horoscope for this week:

True, this week’s ups and downs could seem unsettling. However, what you’re doing and those you’re meeting are about broadening your horizons, in terms of ideas and, as a result, the future. That, then, enables you to focus on those insights, and acknowledge far-reaching plans can wait. Finally, you begin exploring for the sheer joy of it, in the process, restoring your optimism about what’s next.

If you’re working with others towards a common goal, how well you get on together will make all the difference between success and failure. You will achieve the maximum of results from tackling what needs to be done in a slow and steady fashion. This means avoiding the temptation to cut corners. Someone close will be looking for some reassurance regarding a proposed job change. They need to know they’re doing the right thing when it comes to a recent decision

Obviously, Tuesday’s Lunar Eclipse affects all signs. It could also mark distinct alteration in priorities 0 both for you and for the groups with which your associated. This offers career opportunity. An idea that’s been dormant for at least the last couple of years could be reviewed. Though you may not have particular confidence as yet, it seems likely others consider you to have acquired experience and are now an ‘expert’. You might soon be headhunted. Certainly, an increased workload seems headed your way: one that requires you to work with a new team. Don’t assume that you are the outsider and that loyalties are cemented: it’s more likely that this group require you to make them a family.

Personal theme: I will!!
Fire & fixed sign: July 23 — August 22

Your horoscope for this week:

Sometimes obstacles are exactly that, difficulties to be overcome. However, those you’re currently facing are accenting arrangements and alliances with others that once worked but no longer do. A few would benefit from a serious rethink; but most should become part of the past. While disappointing, you’ve suspected something was wrong, so are relived events are freeing you to move on to future plans.

A progressive and lively time lies ahead for you. Expect to feel an increasing need to discover more about new people and pastimes. Masses of harmony and happiness surround your home and family life. When it comes to sharing activities with those you care for and who care for you in return, you really couldn’t be happier. An improvement in finances is also likely. You may not realise it but you’ve got the support of a senior colleague only they are providing this in quiet ways.

Tuesday’s Lunar Eclipse marks a turning point. You may need to either say goodbye to a dream or adjust it. You won’t be the only sign of the zodiac forced to confront difficult issues. In your case that could also bring high levels of career excitement. The fact that someone else is altering their plans, could yet prove advantageous. The theme for so long has been about property, placing foundations and feeling rooted. You might now have a clear idea precisely what it is that you require and how best to attract it. Aware that one working partnership is drawing to its conclusion (perhaps because you feel you can’t carry this person any longer), and with Jupiter slowly moving towards its station, you could plan graceful conclusion.

Personal theme: I analyse!!
Earth sign: August 23 — September 22

Your horoscope for this week:

Ordinarily, you’d struggle to keep certain cherished arrangements going. But it’s increasingly clear these need a top to bottom rethink or must go. Acknowledging this frees you to explore both existing ideas and those others suggest during this unsettling but, equally, thrilling week. Be bold. Tempting as it is to stick with what you know, at least consider one or two outrageous ideas or options.

You’re aware of the benefits of being prepared. You will be having an easier time of it compared with a sloppy friend or workmate. That’s because you have got your life well organised. The efficient side of your nature will be in evidence and you can use this to the full by persuading others to take a more practical approach to their responsibilities. You’re so full of inspiration that if you use half of this in your everyday responsibilities, progress will be made.

Mars is retrograde in your career zone and you may be wondering if you’ve pushed the boat out too far. Rethinks are likely. Yet this may be no bad thing. It could be that further adjustments can be made that are very much to your advantage. Tuesday’s Lunar Eclipse likely marks the end of one project or experience. Determining exactly what you’ve gained, and how you can use that experience could take until the start of 2023. You might also receive unexpected news from someone who’s clearly been planning a move but whose declaration of intent and it seems, the preparations they’ve already made, are both amusing and disconcerting. It may be that they have a partnership opportunity to propose.

Personal theme: I balance!!
Air & cardinal sign: September 23 — October 22

Your horoscope for this week:

The unsettling everts you’re facing are part of a cycle of changes triggered by the current pair of eclipses, on 25 October and this Tuesday. Knowing that, you’ll back off and allow events to unfold as they must; and meanwhile? You’ve long intended to declutter your life, in terms of possessions but, equally, in terms of burdensome commitments. Saying farewell will be far easier than you expect.

Someone is pushing you for answers you aren’t ready to give. You are doing the right thing by leaving any important decisions regarding your career until you’ve had a chance to think about it. A neighbour who seems to think they know better than you will try to tell you how to handle some matters that really have nothing to do with them. This is a conversation you will want to end very quickly. It will be hard to find a balance between social and family affairs.

You could find the start of this week unsettling. Pressure to complete certain tasks; but do them in a slightly different way to usual may be considerable. Of course, this could be a platform for greater things. Mars is retrograde in another of the Air signs: bringing a ‘word’ challenge as though you needed to write in a different language. For some, that might even be literal. Contact with those work and live overseas could increase and you may be challenged in the way you impart information or give instructions. That said, by the weekend you could be laying good foundations for developing further projects in 2023.

Scorpio & Ophiuchus
Personal theme: I desire!!
Water & fixed signs: October 23 — November 21

Your horoscope for this week:

You’ve been in the midst of one of the year’s most powerful periods of change and reflection. This began with the Scorpio eclipsed New Moon on 25 October and continues with this cycle’s second eclipse, this Tuesday. The secret? Go with the flow. If possible, avoid making decisions. This enables you to reflect on options you’d once have rejected unthinkingly. Now you’ll be regarding them as pivotal.

Your personal standards are always of the highest but it’s true you can sometimes expect a little too much from your family and friends. In order to avoid tension, when it comes to other people’s efforts, give plenty of praise and encouragement. Try to relax when judging the end product of any project a colleague finishes. If you feel it needs a little extra work, you might discreetly add to this when they aren’t looking.

Tuesday’s lunar eclipse is in your opposite sign and within 24 hours the Sun (in your sign), opposes Uranus. It’s reasonable to expect that one door will close but that another will open. This could yet prove a super exciting week even if initially, things look bleak. Never underestimate your powerful gift of insight and perception. In a conversation about design, you should have fabulous impact. It’s likely too, that with Jupiter coming to its station in another of the Water signs and accenting the research and development area of your solar chart, that something you’ve been interested in for the last decade, will gather momentum. It might even be that this becomes another revenue stream. What seems important is that you either agree to part company with someone who was once a close ally, or find a way to work more closely together.

Personal theme: I see!!
Fire sign: November 22 — December 21

Your horoscope for this week:

It may seem life’s about letting go of the past. While, mostly, this is wise if not long overdue, you’re still wondering what to expect. By as early as next week, there’ll be hints, although the turning point is the Sagittarius New Moon on 23 November; and until then? The more you declutter your life, and mind, the better prepared you’ll be for what comes your way then.

Keep a lowish profile and refuse to get involved in the secret plots some people seem to have in mind. Your sixth sense will warn you that you aren’t being told all the facts. Plan a relaxed few days for the middle of the week. Travel can be frustrating when delays and hold-ups will make you wish you had remained at home. In fact, you will get the maximum of happiness and relaxation by staying fairly close to your own four walls.

The cycle of eclipses rotates around the zodiac. Next year, instead of accenting the Taurus-Scorpio axis, it’s the turn of Aries-Libra to be affected. Though Tuesday’s lunar eclipse is not in your sign, you could nevertheless feel the effect of one door closing – perhaps even unexpectedly. This could be related to health; but might also be about decisions taken by colleagues to move on. Either way, your regular routine is set to be disrupted. Of course, you’re not the only sign to be affected. You are ruled by Jupiter which presently appears to be slowing down and will soon station at the base of your solar chart bringing with it an opportunity to re-evaluate where you live and work. Property issues might need to be addressed. Though you might not decide to move, awareness that your environment has changed and that you need a new window on the world, could result in you at least moving a chair to face the other way!

Personal theme: I use!!
Earth & cardinal sign: December 22 — January 19

Your horoscope for this week:

Ordinarily you’ve a talent for spotting issues that need serious attention versus those that are no more than others’ relentless complaints. Ironically, each of these will add to the insights about what’s working, what isn’t and should either be dealt with or become part of the past. This may seem sudden but, because you rightly sense there’s yet more to come, it’s a huge relief.

You will be going out of your way to keep friends and loved-ones happy as the week begins. Later, you will get a chance to do nothing other than please yourself. Don’t be surprised to find that the one thing you’ll enjoy most is simply relaxing and doing very little or better still, nothing at all. With or without company, opt for peaceful surroundings on the weekend. You will enjoy that quiet feeling that comes from being well away from the spotlight.

Firstly, remember that if just the signs of the zodiac are taken into account, then your ruling planet, Saturn, is still right angle to Uranus. The pull between sticking with what you know and what could be will surely be tough. This week could prove ‘make your mind up time’. Not only is there a Lunar Eclipse; but Uranus is part of the planetary picture. You could feel decidedly unsettled. It may be that changes in the neighbourhood or colleagues who decide to move on rattle your cage. You would be an unusual Capricorn if you didn’t feel unsettled and wonder what developments mean for your career path. Recall that both Mars and Jupiter are presently retrograde. This is review time but with strategy in mind. In conversation with a Cancer or Pisces, you could identify pathways waiting to be explored.

Personal theme: I know!!
Air & fixed sign: January 20 — February 18

Your horoscope for this week:

For ages there’s been talk of substantial changes in elements of certain parts of your life. While you’re intrigued, you’re wary of being distracted by pointless ventures. Actually, these are pivotal; but it’s unclear just how. While you’re not feeling patient, you’re urged to wait, watch and learn. While Tuesday’s New Moon offers insights, these are just the beginning. There’s much more yet to come.

A touch of mental telepathy will keep close relationships on an even keel. You’ll instinctively know when to speak and when to listen. Your partner won’t be slow to notice and appreciate your understanding. Children will bring a special touch of warmth to your world and if you have creative talents of any kind, you should find inspiration to use these to the fullest. Are you single and looking for love? A friend will introduce you to someone who will soon have a special role to play in your life.

Eclipses tend to mark both beginnings and endings and Tuesday’s is unlikely to be an exception. Recall that Uranus (planet of surprises) is accenting the backbone of your solar chart. It’s very likely that by mid-week your roots will be shaken. Of course, it could be that you’ve already decided you want to move on and it’s you who surprises others. It’s as likely that you will be surprised by decisions taken by others who have clearly been planning for some months but only now declaring their intent. So yes, this could be a highly unsettling week. Careerwise, this could result in you being moved on to fresh path entirely. Yes, it could take a few weeks before you settle into this and have a clear plan in mind. It may be that you can’t alter direction fully until late March next year. It all starts now, and in conversation most likely with a Scorpio, you could put together a strategy.

Personal theme: I believe!!
Water sign: February 19 — March 20

Your horoscope for this week:

If you’re feeling unsure about who and what takes precedence in your life, it’s no surprise. Recent dramatic changes in circumstances have raised questions about certain arrangements. While you’d prefer that things be clarified right away, relax. Time is on your side. However, this means discussing several tricky matters with a frankness you’d been avoiding. It won’t be easy; but you’ll be glad you did.

There’s plenty to feel happy about and you have lots to look forward to. Travel features favourably and there’ll be lots of opportunities to widen your horizons. If you crave seeing more of the world, booking an adventurous holiday is a strong possibility. Major changes to your life will be successful if they are properly thought through. You have health and vitality on your side. If an unexpected opportunity comes your way, be certain to strike while the iron is hot.

As viewed from Earth, your ruling planet Jupiter’s movements seem barely perceptible. In just over a week’s time, that planet will appear to stand still in the sky. The build-up to this is interesting in that it includes Tuesday’s Lunar Eclipse. For many people this marks an ending. True, they may have seen this coming for some weeks but even so, the emotion surrounding it could take them by surprise. You may need to recalibrate resources. Alteration in spending patterns is probable. You might also realise that there are individuals who are now most clearly in inappropriate positions. They may look to you to help them move on to new career path. Your gift for seeing what others miss should then come to the fore. In fact, by the end of this week, you might even be considered an agent.

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