Category: News

Skills for Sensitives: Free Skill Share

In these overwhelming and transformative times, I want to offer you the healing tools I use in my own practice. Join me for a live call on Sunday, January 17th at 8pm EST / 5pm PST. You may be wondering how to take action after such a bold white supremacist attack in the United States. …

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Two new classes in 2021

I write to you from a time of recovery and deep reflection, for me. In the weeks following my surgery, I have been so grateful to have space to rest and consider what it means to be alive in these times—what’s possible now that other things are impossible, and specifically what I want to move …

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Final Balsamic Moon Blog: #9, 10, 11, 12

A final message on facing fear Oh friends, it has been a year. I’ve been silent more often than not since the pandemic began, and in that time I’ve been doing a lot of listening. I’m still enjoying a slower pace and being in a process of inquiry rather than reporting, but I want to …

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The Balsamic Moon Blog #7 and #8

Metabolizing Despair I began this blog last fall as a way of sharing my own personal rituals about facing fear, loss, and change. As an astrologer, I knew 2020 would be a year of dramatic change, in which we’d all be dealing with Plutonian themes (death, transformation, despair). I didn’t anticipate a global pandemic.  I …

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Balsamic Moon Blog #6

The Body Keeps the Score Welcome back to my monthly meditation on change, loss, and transformation. This month brings us into meditations on peak experiences when death feels near, and how collective rituals can bring us back into awe for shared aliveness. For several years of my life, the nearness of death was like the …

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The Balsamic Moon Blog #4 and #5

Welcome back to the Balsamic Moon Blog! This is where I report back to you on the rituals I’m working this year to face grief, loss, and transformation. I took a break from posting last month because what came up in ritual wasn’t ready to be shared yet. This month’s ritual deepened into the same …

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The Balsamic Moon Blog #3

Choosing Faith “Always falling into a hole, then saying “ok, this is not your grave, get out of this hole,” getting out of the hole which is not the grave, falling into a hole again, saying “ok, this is also not your grave, get out of this hole,” getting out of that hole, falling into …

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The Balsamic Moon Blog #2

Loving What Changes “I do not wish to say that one should love death; but one should love life so magnanimously, so without calculating and selecting, that love of death (the turned-away side of life) is continually and involuntarily included.” — Rainer Maria Rilke I’ve lived with anxiety my whole life. When I was younger, …

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The Balsamic Moon Blog

From Poison to Medicine It’s the Aries full moon today, a good time to begin something new—even if this new blog is all about endings. For the next twelve months, I’ll be posting on the full moon about fear, endings, and transformation, drawing from rituals I’ll be doing each balsamic moon (right before the new …

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Free Relationship Reading + Astrogram for Queers!

Contest is now over, thanks everyone! There’s nothing I love more than queer love, in all its infinite variety. It’s why I started working with astrology and what keeps me hooked. I’ve been writing queer relationship horoscopes and offering relationship readings for many years now, and while those readings are the best part of my …

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