Blood Moon Meditations and the Apocalypse

September 2015 lunar eclipse A total lunar eclipse will take place on September 28, 2015. It is the latter of two total lunar eclipses in 2015, and the final in a tetrad. Other eclipses in the tetrad are those of April 15, 2014, October 8, 2014, and April 4, 2015. Wikipedia Much of the Blood […]

Heliacal Risings

In looking for the astronomical anchor for the women’s side of the archeo-astronomical path of initiation, it occurred to me that the Morning Star is prominent in Revelations and there are twelve  gateways made of single pearls (stars) in the heavenly city. I thought that I’d take a look at the list of stars whose […]

Citrinitas and Rubedo

We start off the chapter on yellow with a brief mention that many alchemists did not include the stage of yellow, especially in the later years of alchemy’s heyday, but moved directly from white to red. Hillman, who was himself trained as a Jungian analyst, suggests that Jung included the yellow because he was fond […]

The Silver Wheel and the Lady In Red

The hexagon is called the mother of all rune shapes, which made no sense to me until I found out about the constellation of the Winter Hexagon, also known as the Hoop of Nations. The six stars that mark the points of the Winter Hexagon are: Pollux in Gemini Procyon in Canis Minor Sirius in […]