Dixie over at A Fool’s Journey asked an important question recently: Do you live from the heart? I used to live only from my heart (feelings, intuition, love), but that’s changed quite a bit with age. When I was living from the heart all the time, I was told that I didn’t have good judgement. I … Continue reading Full Moon in Leo ~ Living from the Heart
Why are we so utterly fascinated with stars ~ movie stars, athletes, politicians, stars who do nothing, and even scientists who are stars? Are we too much like Icarus, wanting to fly so close to the Sun that we crash and burn when our idols do? We fall madly, deeply in love with them and … Continue reading Celebrities ~ Leo’s Other Royalty
Leo is a fixed fire sign ~ so when push comes to shove, you don’t want to push the lion too hard unless you’re a certified lion tamer. Zodiac Leos aren’t usually as scary as their jungle cousins, but there’s still a good chance that you’ll feel the heat when they roar. Chances are just as good … Continue reading Leo and the Strength Card
What’s the first sign you think of when you hear the words love or romance? Libra will get the majority of votes, but it really belongs to Leo and our 5th house. Libra is about long-term commitment. Love and romance can be the foundation of some long-term commitments, but love is not a requirement of … Continue reading Full Moon in Leo ~ Ramblings on the Leo/Aquarius Axis
How about a visit with The Mystical Cat? Just a little Leo treat for your enjoyment.
The decans of the zodiac can serve as an aid for interpretation of the minor arcana tarot cards if you read the cards with an astrological bent ~ which many of us do. Using the decans might prove helpful if you read to answer the question “When?” because each card covers a specific span of … Continue reading Astrological Picture Book ~ Minor Arcana Cards of Leo
Decans are 10° divisions of the zodiac that add just a little extra flavor to the signs. With the decans of Leo, we get the influence of fire signs Sagittarius and Aries added to the second and third decans. Any planet located in Leo will receive the planetary influence of the Sun (Leo’s ruler) and a subruler (Sun, Jupiter, … Continue reading Decans and Duads of Leo
Flavors associated with the Sun are frequently sweet and/or pungent (sharp, acrid), and can include things like Chinese sweet and sour soup or key lime pie. These foods might also be quite “rich” in flavor or include the golden, orange hues associated with the Sun. Being a fire planet ~ and Leo a fire sign ~ … Continue reading Foods of the Sun and Leo
Sun in Taurus/ Moon in Leo May 18, 5:06pm ~ May 20, 7:58pm Signs are Square Venus enters Cancer ~ May 19, 9:05pm Sun enters Gemini ~ May 20, 11:34pm Be a little hedonistic Dramatize a value Create your palace If you would be loved, love and be loveable. ~ Ben Franklin Be a Little Hedonistic … Continue reading Sun in Taurus / Moon in Leo
Mars will turn direct on March 10, 2010, reigniting the spark of desire for renewed action and forward movement. Amanada Owen has recently joined the blog-o-sphere with her new Amanda’s Astrology Blog. In this post, she reminds us to bring Mar’s most productive side to the area of life that is being highlighted by the … Continue reading Mars in Leo: Narcissism and Entitlement or Creativity and Leadership?
The Great Sphinx of Giza. I don’t think you could find a more perfect symbol for Aquarius’ Full Moon in Leo if you looked in every nook and cranny on the planet. The head of a man on the body of a lion. Aquarius and Leo. Absolutely perfect! The sphinx represents the pharoah as Ra, … Continue reading Full Moon in Leo ~ The Great Sphinx of Giza
Balance ~ that’s what Full Moons want. Fulfillment, of course. They want that, too. But there’s a need for balance between the lights and the signs. With the Full Moon in Leo, we’re being asked to balance our own needs or desires with those of the group at large. Aquarius is naturally suited to the … Continue reading Full Moon in Leo ~ It’s All About Me…and You, and You, Too
Does the whole cooking with astrology idea seem tedious? It’s really not, and chances are you’re doing it and don’t even realize it. It’s actually that simple. Have you had any of these things on your shopping list this month? Bay leaves Cinnamon Dates Limes, lemons, oranges, tangerines Orange marmalade Olives or olive oil Hearts … Continue reading Leo’s Cooking with Fire!
And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. ~ Nelson Mandela Sometimes it’s the simple songs that really catch the meaning of a thing. This one is the essence of the Sun and Leo. If you can only do one thing for the New … Continue reading New Moon in Leo ~ This Little Light of Mine
We are all artists, even if we don’t know how to draw. ~ Kyle Knight, age 8 If you’re one of those folks that think you’re not creative, think again. The Leo New Moon is a great time to explore that and learn just how creative you actually are. Every single one of us has … Continue reading New Moon in Leo ~ Get Creative
Acting, and all kinds of performing, fall under the rulership of Leo. Even seasoned professionals can be overcome with a bought of stage fright. (We might think of stage fright as a visit from that old devil, Saturn, who rules fear. And we all know that Saturn wants us to practice, practice, practice, until we … Continue reading Leo ~ Overcoming Stage Fright
Everybody has a knickknack or two, or eighty or ninety. Our zodiac is a collector, as well, accumulating a wide array of jewels, plants, and everyday objects of all kinds. Everything you can imagine falls under the rulership of a particular zodiac sign or planet. Some of these items have become accepted by society at large ~ our … Continue reading KnickKnack Zodiac ~ Leo and the Sun
Each time the sun moves into a new sign, make a To Do list that fits the sign and house the sun is transiting. During the Sun’s transit of Leo, put these 12 things at the top of your list. You can also focus on these things when the Moon transits Leo, especially at the New Moon … Continue reading 12 Things to Do When the Sun Transits Leo