The Sun And Self Esteem

sun zodiac scarf vintage“The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.”
— Joseph Campbell

Elsa’s previous blog on Neptune really got me thinking. If you don’t have a strong internal locus of self-value, if you don’t believe you are worth receiving good treatment you will accept poor treatment. Neptune energy can allow one to deceive themselves about what is happening in reality. If your self esteem is too permeable to the opinions and actions of others, if you base your worth on what they think, feel and do rather than on an internal value, what YOU think, feel and do, then you are at their mercy. If you are at their mercy you can be prone to telling yourself stories, spinning the truth (Neptune) to suit what you wish to be true.
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Weekend Love Forecast – Scorpio Moon Sleigh Ride… And Christmas!

lens flare tree lightFriday night, the Scorpio Moon starts out in trine to Pisces Mars, moving into trine with Neptune as well. The Capricorn Sun sits on the midpoint of that trine and holds a sextile to Mars all weekend long. What do you normally do on a saucy, winter weekend? Spice up your traditions. The action has flow. (…)
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Weekend Love Forecast – Sunny Winter Leo Moon FUN!

persephone and hadesThis is the last weekend that Venus and Mars share time in Aquarius. Socializing and group activities are a great use of this tuned in but chill agreement. There’s a zap of physical oomph right when you need it or when least expected, and surprises are engaging and pleasurable with Venus involved. If there’s something you know you want to try, do it now! Jump up and go when the urge strikes! Experiment. (…)
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Astrology And Narcissism

Narcissus by Michelangelo Caravaggio

“God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.”
–William Shakespeare

Self aggrandizement and vanity are not Narcissism. To understand the reality of Narcissism you must understand its root, the rejection of the true self. When Narcissus looked in the pool and fell in thrall with his reflection this was not self-love. To understand this archetypal myth one must understand the nature of mirrored reflection. The reflection is not the thing.
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Weekend Love Forecast – Can You Guess What I Truly Want?

packagesAll weekend, Jupiter in Libra opposes Uranus retrograde in Aries. Saturn sextiles Jupiter and trines Uranus, and the Sagittarius Sun moves through a conjunction to Saturn. The Sun squares Chiron. Love, partnership, gratitude on one side… independence, action, brotherhood, and community on the other… (…)
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Weekend Love Forecast – Aquarius Mars Exceeding Expectations

blue skyEarly Friday evening, the Capricorn Moon starts out in square to Uranus and sextile with newly direct Chiron. Pay attention when the mood twangs; there’s an opportunity for growth, something to learn. The Moon spends the rest of the night closing its conjunction to Venus – stable, sweet, a solid benefit. (…)
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