Archive for July, 2012
Written by Patricia Liles.
Contact her at PATLILES@aol.com.
Aquarius Full Moon
Sun in Leo ~ Moon in Aquarius at 10º
August 1, 2012 at 9:28 PM MDT
Uranus that unpredictable genius, rebel Trickster and Awakener, is brought to the fore because of its rulership of the sign of Aquarius. Richard Tarnas (a personal hero of mine) astutely associates the myth of Prometheus with archetypal Uranus.  Prometheus, a Titan immortal, created mankind out of clay according to Hesiod’s sixth century B.C. myth. Pallas Athena assisted Prometheus when she breathed life into the clay and taught Prometheus the many skills including mathematics, astronomy, medicine, navigation, architecture, science, and metallurgy to gift to mankind. To assist civilization, he manages to rebelliously steal fire from Zeus who has denied Man such gifts. Thus, putting at our disposal the qualities of insight, creativity, and questing curiosity that are the gifts of fire consciousness and saving us from a perpetual raw foods diet! Prometheus/Uranus represents the willingness to risk everything to challenge the powers that be, in our case the institutional, omnipotent forces of government, corporations, or any form of tyrannical rule representing denial of gifts/opportunities for all. Let us not forget Prometheus paid a high price for challenging Zeus as he was tied to a rock and an eagle feasted on his liver by day and it regenerated by night in an endless excruciating agony until he was rescued by Hercules eons later. Read More »
Written by Patricia Liles. Contact her at PATLILES@aol.com
Sun in Cancer opposite Moon in Capricorn ~ 12º, Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 11:53 AM PDT, 6:53 PM Greenwich Mean Time, GMT
This fat summer Moon in Cancer/Capricorn holds multiple powerful forms of sacred geometry that tend to turn up the dial on activity, symbolic experiences, big changes. Here’s a chart that has such a panoply of energy! Grand Trine (ease and grace), two T-Squares (challenging crisis), Thor’s Hammer (stressful and dynamic), and a Finger of God (creative spiritual sensitivity). Read More »