Chiron and The Shaman

Chiron has always been known as the wounded healer, and many of us with a ‘calling’ have ‘chosen’ the path of the shaman (the healer). There is debate whether we choose the path or if it chooses us, but that is a whole other discussion. Looking at the wounded healer, it seems clear that many of us on the path of healing have our own wounds to face and deal with. It is believed in fact that the true path of the shaman is in facing challenges such as loss, abandonment, grief, neglect, pain, or depression… It is only once

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The Plight of the Bumble Bee

Two good friends of mine also on the ‘path’ were recently visited by a large swarm of bees. These bees are now safely in a new home thanks to a local beekeeper. It made me start thinking about the humble bumble and the other bees that seem to be struggling to survive in the 21st Century. The reason for their decline is still unclear – disease, GM crops, mobile phones and pesticides have all been cited. I am not sure, but it is clear that without the bee we will be facing some very bleak times, as they are responsible

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June Horoscopes

Aries Life has been something of an uphill struggle for you over recent weeks. You have been working hard, but as yet have not seen the results you might be hoping for. The good news is that June heralds the end of this struggle, and you will finally be able to see just how much progress you have made, and just how much fruit there is to harvest now in your life. This is not a time to rest on your laurels though, as a new chapter is opening in your life and your confidence is re-awakening as a result.

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Does Lightning Ever Strike the Same Place Twice?

The somewhat erratic and eclectic Uranus moves retrograde today (the 1st July 2009). Uranus joins a plethora of other celestial bodies already in retrograde including Pluto, Jupiter, Chiron and Neptune. Uranus stands alone in uniqueness though. Uranus (originally Ouranus) translates as ‘the sky crowned with stars’. Uranus was the oldest of the Gods; he conceived the idea of the Universe, before the Universe came into being. Uranus represents illumination and the light of consciousness. Many believe that we are afraid of the dark, but Uranus helps us to see that often our biggest fear is the light. Unless we are

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