World Shadow Horoscope, June 19th, 2020

June 19th, news and gossip spread through the streets, crescendoing upwards toward the windows on fire, while the bankers and bosses sweat bullets to make sure everyone gets paid—or indulge wicked cackles in the name of some perverse, greedy vengeance. Keeping wits about us, light on our feet, knowing that in order to value ourselvesContinue reading “World Shadow Horoscope, June 19th, 2020”

World Shadow Horoscope, June 18th, 2020

June 18th, As Neptune prepares for its retrograde movement, we feel a sleepy rumbling in the depths: the man with the trident is crying, roaring and belly-laughing across the stormy sea, flinging alcohols, poisons, and medicines into sky and ocean as humans whisper over their dinners. The rays of the sun know their celebratory visitContinue reading “World Shadow Horoscope, June 18th, 2020”

World Shadow Horoscope, June 17th, 2020

June 17th, we retreat into our shells, not knowing the extent of food or the extent of the need for family protection, as Mercury stations retrograde and the thinking is muddled: how to communicate in a nurturing way? How to walk backwards into our shells, turning on the light of intuition about how we nurture,Continue reading “World Shadow Horoscope, June 17th, 2020”

World Shadow Horoscope, June 12th, 2020

June 12, we have the occasion to fall asleep in a car on the highway during a torrential rainstorm as the moon becomes bedfellows with Mars & Neptune. Those bellicose warriors carry us onward on the turbulent waters in our modern-day vessels or our confined bodies, yearning for the ancients, searching for heroic points ofContinue reading “World Shadow Horoscope, June 12th, 2020”

On the solar eclipse in Cancer, June 21, 2020

This solar eclipse on June 21st is in the same lineage (saros series 137) as the eclipse that occurred just before the Titanic sank.* This is not a doomsday message at all, but one to encourage the following reflection: “where can I be of service? in offering resources to the living or offering resources toContinue reading “On the solar eclipse in Cancer, June 21, 2020”

Shadow Horoscopes for the New Moon in Gemini (May 22, 2020)

Shadow ‘scopes are horoscopes that hold space for the darker side of your life, and find the redemptive value in the daily awkwardness & agony. ARIES Aries: Your enterprising nature tends to favor impulse over detail, and this New Moon comes as a rebirth of an orb of light out of the bowels of theContinue reading “Shadow Horoscopes for the New Moon in Gemini (May 22, 2020)”

Shadow Horoscopes for the Full Moon in Scorpio (May 7, 2020)

Shadow ‘scopes are horoscopes that hold space for the darker side of your life, and find the redemptive value in the daily awkwardness & agony. ARIES Charging with anger-in-denial toward the undersurfaces of the beds, spears pointed with red-hot tips spewing embers into the air, you roar, attempting to dig for the coins and inheritanceContinue reading “Shadow Horoscopes for the Full Moon in Scorpio (May 7, 2020)”

The Week of 4/12: PANdrogyny

“Fear, like love, can become a call into consciousness; one meets the unconscious, the unknown, the numinous and uncontrollable by keeping in touch with fear, which elevates the blind instinctual panic of the sheep into the knowing, cunning, fearful awe of the shepherd.” ― James Hillman, Pan and the Nightmare As I write, the whole world grapples withContinue reading “The Week of 4/12: PANdrogyny”

The Week of 3/29/2020: The Skeleton

As I write, the sirens outside my Brooklyn apartment remind me of the complicity between bones, blood and government. With a rare planetary alignment of Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto—one that hasn’t occurred in thousands of years—overtures sounding new judicial dynasties now begin to form on the bones and blood of many generations. The week ofContinue reading “The Week of 3/29/2020: The Skeleton”

Shadow Horoscopes for New Moon in Aries (3/24/2020)

Shadow ‘scopes are horoscopes that hold space for the darker side of your life, and find the redemptive value in the daily awkwardness & agony. This week they’re especially weepy, with the Pisces New Moon. ARIES Warriors with eyes all over their heads gaze on the sunset, plundering forward into their new territory thirsting forContinue reading “Shadow Horoscopes for New Moon in Aries (3/24/2020)”