Category Archives: Meditation

Boredom and Confusion – Part of the Same Continuum?

Are we there yet? Boredom has been a topic on my mind for years. It’s something I rarely feel but hear that others experience quite often. I’ve been suspecting that what’s called “loneliness” is often boredom and tight-knit groups over-concerned … Continue reading

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Attachment

I can’t let go of the idea of writing about attachment, as great a subject as it is. I’m thinking of it both in the common meaning of attachment and the Buddhist idea of attachment. If I understand the Buddhists … Continue reading

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The Journey to Neptune is Through the Self

Pluto, if you consider it a planet, is technically the farthest planet from the sun. Because Pluto’s orbit is elliptical, Neptune sometimes is farther. In astrological symbolism, the planets from Mercury to Saturn are the inner planets and Uranus, Neptune … Continue reading

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What Part of the Horoscope Represents Your “Baggage?”

I’m planning on moving for the third time in just over two years (Uranus is transiting my 4th house) and have an ever-increasing disdain for all material possessions. As I pack and move, I look at my things and realize … Continue reading

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The Astrology of Awake and Asleep

How do you feel when that alarm goes off on Monday morning? Do you think how wonderful it is to be alive and jump out of bed to greet the new day? Or does your head hurt and make you … Continue reading

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Reality and Imagination

Think about your favorite TV show, the characters and the interactions. Notice something missing? What’s missing are all the things we do in our daily lives. If we track the hours of a day spent preparing food, eating food, cleaning … Continue reading

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Duality and Polarity Astrological Style

When I was teaching English in Taiwan in my early 20s, I thought the best way to help my students learn English was to organize a debate. Just pick an issue, I thought, and let them go at each other. … Continue reading

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Thought versus Feeling

What’s the difference between and thought and feeling? In meditation last week, I pondered it more and it became clear. Feeling is just what it implies – physical sensation. Everything else is thought. Back home, of course, I consulted Dictionary.com … Continue reading

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