Astronomy Picture of the Day – Aurora in the Backyard

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.

2015 August 4

Aurora in the Backyard
Image Credit & Copyright: P-M Hedén (Clear Skies, TWAN)


Explanation: On the night of March 17/18 this umbrella of northern lights unfolded over backyards in Vallentuna, Sweden about 30 kilometers north of Stockholm. A result of the strongest geomagnetic storm of this solar cycle, auroral displays were captured on that night from back and front yards at even lower latitudes, including sightings in the midwestern United States. A boon for aurora hunting skywatchers, the space storm began building when a coronal mass ejection, launched by solar activity some two days earlier, struck planet Earth’s magnetosphere. So what’s the name of the backyard observatory on the right of the wide field view? That’s Carpe Noctem Observatory, of course.

Your Daily Planet Tracker: Sun in Leo, Now Until August 23, 2015




Planet Tracker

Sun in Leo

Now Until Aug 23, 2015


Signs are Seasons

Leo occupies the middle of the summer in the northern hemisphere, the hottest time of the year for half the planet. It’s appropriate, then, that the sign Leo is associated with our source of heat, the Sun. This central star of our solar system is the hub around which all of the planets orbit. This position of centrality is basic to the Leo personality.

Leo represents awareness of self and is, arguably, the most self-centered sign of the zodiac. Taken negatively, this means that Leo can be blinded by the light of its own ego. Like a shining star, its brilliance can make it difficult to recognize the importance of others. Learning to share the spotlight is a core issue for many Leos.

The Ruler

The Sun in astrology is said to “rule” the sign Leo. That means that there is a natural affinity between this “planet” and sign. Being born with a planet in its “home” sign is considered to be an advantage by astrologers.

The energy of the Sun is thought to flow most easily in Leo. However, a planet in its home sign can also be overly simplistic and narrow in its expression. A lack of obstacles in not always a strength.

Leos, then, can benefit from humbling experiences. It’s important that they learn how to fail, so that they can reconnect to the sources of their creativity and confidence and begin again.

The Child

Leo is the fifth sign of the zodiac. It represents that point in the cycle when a child becomes aware of his or her personal power. The discovery of self is a wonderful thing, a fascinating experience in which the rest of the world is seen as a toy with which to play. From a healthy perspective, this offers a sense of confidence that encourages creativity and risktaking throughout life. However, a potential pitfall is for Leo to operate under the illusion that he or she is creating the world in which all of us live, rather than just being a part of it.

Growing up can be a challenge for everyone, but is particularly true for Leos. Moving from the excitement of possibilities to the real commitments necessary for accomplishment can be the measure of Leo’s potential for success. Learning to listen, too, can be vital for Leo to fulfill its considerable ambitions.

Stars vs. Constellations

It is natural for Leo to see him or herself as a star. Those born under this sign do best when their self-confidence is high. Yet, even though it is the hub of our solar system, the Sun is but one star among the uncountable billions in the sky. What appears to be the source of life from one perspective is just another point in a distant constellation from another. Leos who understand that everyone is a star are best able to build the co-operative relationships that can make life so satisfying.

Famous Leos

Leos tend to do well in the spotlight, so show business is full of them. Half the cast of Friends are Leos (Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry). So are Jennifer Lopez, Whitney Houston, Kathie Lee Gifford, Woody Harrelson, Sandra Bullock, Kevin Spacey, Laurence Fishburne, Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Mick Jagger, Christian Slater, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wesley Snipes, Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry and Steve Martin.

Leo pairs in the world of entertainment include Madonna and Sean Penn, Melanie Griffth and Antonio Banderas, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson and Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman (as reporters Woodward and Bernstein). Other Leo pairs are Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky and that perfect Leo couple: Jerry Garcia and Martha Stewart.

Sports stars Magic Johnson, Deion Sanders, Barry Bonds, Walter Payton and Patrick Ewing were all born with the Sun in Leo, too. Showmanship and heart helped make these athletes great. is a Daily Insight Group Site

Your Daily Influences for August 4th

Your Daily Influences
 August 4th, 2015


Four of Wands
Work will be well done. Peace and harmony will be realized.











The Ice Rune, represents stagnation and a passionless existence. Your life’s course may seem blurry at the moment, but if you persevere you will move onto better days.





The Tusk
There is a good vibration surrounding this aspect. It feels better than it has in quite some time. Maintain your faith in your diety of choice and this good vibration will remain. Waiver from your faith and this good vibration will dissipate.








Your Daily Influences represent events and challenges the current day will present for you. They may represent opportunities you should be ready to seize. Or they may forewarn you of problems you may be able to avoid or lessen. Generally it is best to use them as tips to help you manage your day and nothing more.



Your Ancient Symbol Card for August 4th is The Hourglass

Your Ancient Symbol Card for Today

The Hourglass

The Hourglass is a gentle reminder that time passes and with it goes opportunity. Every moment is a moment we cannot retrieve or relive, and there are no guarantees that what we put off today really can be done tomorrow. The Hourglass urges us to make every second of our lives as rich and fulfilling as we possibly can.

As a daily card, The Hourglass suggest you may be allowing opportunities to pass you by. If you’ve been procrastinating or putting too much of your precious time into activities with no lasting value to you, now is the time for you redirect your energies into actions that will enrich your life.

Your Witches Rune for Tuesday, August 4th is The Crossed Spears

Today’s Witches Rune

The Crossed Spears

Meaning: The presence of the spear signifies arguments, negative events, and all manner of strife of an upsetting nature. However similar to the ‘Tower’ tarot card if next to a positive rune it could mean the end of an argument or quarrel. If with the rings it means the healing or renewal of a relationship. If there are military connections it could mean promotion. If illness is within the equation it means a speedy and successful recovery.

Your Crowley Thoth Tarot Card for Aug. 4th is The Empress

Your Crowley Thoth Tarot Card for Today

The Empress

The Empress is “The Earth Mother” of the Tarot. She embodies all that is nurturing, clean and wholesome. Her powers resonate from her drive to create and care for life on a grand scale. She is in tune with Nature’s rhythm and realizes that life’s most pleasurable moments often stem from the simplest things. She is not afraid to enjoy herself–to let loose—to the point of being lavish. Abundance and luxury are important to her. The Empress is completely comfortable with her femininity and her sexuality. She is sensual, earthy, generous, and likes the good life. Still, her driving force is a need to create and nurture, and fulfilling this need overrides everything else.

Your Daily I Ching Hexagram for August 4 is 34: Great Vigor

Hexagram of the Day

August 4th, 2015


34: Great Vigor


Congratulations! There is strength and vigor in this situation — like a ram who has knocked down a fence to free himself from captivity. This points to a time when a powerful force comes into its own and achieves influence.

When a leader finally comes into power, his or her personal strength usually has peaked. Great strength is required in climbing to the mountaintop, but once at the summit, the support of others is needed to maintain that lofty position. A shift in attitude becomes necessary. Raw strength must be tempered by wisdom; to maintain power, a strong leader must learn to give it away, to share it with others. Only then will his or her position be secure, for she will not only be the possessor of power, but the source of it as well.

If you find yourself in a high or strong position, it is especially important to act responsibly and react with care. Your personal power must not be allowed to degenerate into raw force that rides roughshod over everything in its path. A strong sense of responsibility to the collective good of all is the key to the successful exercise of strength. By following what we intuitively know to be for the greater good, we avoid reckless abuses of power that in the end undermine the source of our strength. Arrogance always contains the seeds of its own undoing. is a Daily Insight Group Site

Casting the Stones, Your Past, Present & Future Reading for August 4th

Casting the Stones, Your Past, Present & Future Reading for Today


bw-perthroThe Past

Mysteries will become known to you. You should be able to see your life’s path clearly at this time. Pethro is often thought of as “Gambler’s Rune.” You are in a lucky period right now. Chance is your ally. Take advantage of it.


bw-fehuThe Present

Fehu is the Rune of prosperity, good luck and unbridled creative energies. Being associated with Frey, this Rune is also a powerful omen of fertility. Fehu is one of the three Mother Stones and should never be taken lightly.


bw-naudhizThe Future

Naudhiz reversed may tell of needs met and harmonious relationships. Your passions for someone or something may be at their pinnacle.


Your Daily Rune for August 4th is Fehu


bw-fehuYour Rune For Today

Fehu is the Rune of prosperity, good luck and unbridled creative energies. Being associated with Frey, this Rune is also a powerful omen of fertility. Fehu is one of the three Mother Stones and should never be taken lightly.

Additional information about Today’s Rune, Fehu

fehu: cattle

Phonetic equivalent: f
DIVINATORY MEANINGS: prosperity, money, wealth, concern with physical and financial needs, goals, promotion, self-esteem, centredness, karma


MAGICAL USES: for money, business, promotion, finding a job, achieving a goal, starting new enterprises
ASSOCIATED MYTHS & DEITIES: Freyr, Brisingamen, Gullveig, Dwarfs, Sigurd & the Otter’s Gold
ANALYSIS: Fehu is both the day-to-day reality of our lives and the catalyst that awakens us to what lies beyond. It is whatever we think we are which frequently bbears no resemblance to what we will eventually find. It is also our home, for after all our wanderings we will need to attend to our physical needs and ground ourselves in the simple pleasures of home, family, and good work. Oz might be a fun place to visit, but after a while all you really want to do is go back to Kansas.


Fehu reminds us that we must be secure in our physical situation before embarking upon any spiritual journey. We all must begin with the mundane reality of our lives, although many people never get beyond this. In many ways, we have become as domesticated as the cattle, living our day-to-day existence without wanting or even being aware of anything more being possible. The first step in breaking away from this situation is to catch a glimpse of what is possible, without dwelling on what security we may lose to attain it.


The Runic Journey (PDF)

by Jennifer Smith


Your Daily Tarot Card for Tuesday, August 4th is The Emperor

Your Personal Daily Tarot Card

The Emperor


The Emperor is blessed with the skills to successfully lead others. He can turn chaos into order and provide structure to that which is unbound. He is quick of mind and confident in his power and right to rule, and does so in a just manner. Although stern by nature, he truly is the ultimate father figure. He will provide as needed, teach those with unanswered questions, protect the vulnerable, set and maintain boundaries. His perfect world runs on schedule and is free of any disturbances. What the Emperor must be wary of is setting boundaries and rules where none are needed. If he isn’t careful not to over use his powers he may well become a tyrant.

Get a Jump On Tomorrow, Your Horoscopes for Wednesday, Aug. 5th






Get a Jump on Tomorrow…..

Your Horoscopes for Wednesday, August 5th



Aries Horoscope

The energies of the first half of the day are less than warm with a Venus-Saturn square, dear Aries, which tends to stimulate any insecurities you may have on an interpersonal or financial level. You could have a strong urge to splurge, but worries about your financial bottom line can leave you struggling with the desire. However, you can be especially productive, particularly later today, around the home and with work. The key to success right now is to focus on the things that need doing. If you can manage to set your own pace today, you can move mountains. It’s an excellent time for applying yourself to a meaningful project or endeavor and really making a dent. It’s also a good time for working on domestic projects that have long-term benefits. You can see the value of small but significant efforts and are patient enough to realize that good things truly do take time. Moderation is key now.



Again today, there is tricky and rather critical energy with you when it comes to relationships, dear Taurus, although as the day advances, the load lightens. For some of you, strides you’re making with a family relationship could be the cause of frustration for someone else who may be vying for your attention, as an example. You could be feeling pulled in different directions and it might seem that nobody wins. Confidence does build as the day advances, however. You can apply yourself to your work, projects, or interests later today, and feel that you’re making headway. Working with someone one on one can be of mutual benefit.



Put decision making on a shelf today, dear Gemini, and instead focus on getting the work you need to do, done. Emotional matters could interfere with your mood at times, as you may not be feeling especially confident this morning. The tendency is to expect the worst. You might feel a little burdened when it comes to work or things to do. There can be negativity or emotional distance around you, so watch for this. If you don’t feel you deserve something, you’re not likely to get it. Confidence builds as the day advances, though, and you can get a lot done. Harness the energy available to you now into something truly worth pursuing. You have an exceptional sense of what is truly valuable to you, and also of your own capabilities.



Some awkward energy, particularly socially, continues into today, dear Cancer, but leaves us by midday. This is not the time to rock the boat or to go out on a limb. It’s the kind of energy that supports head down, nose to the grindstone, and sticking with what has worked for you in the past. Fortunately, this is temporary. Concerns about money can be part of this, and the most obvious solution is to curb spending. As well, you may be bothered if someone in your life is not truly showing that they value you. You are sensitive to these things today. Lacking confidence creatively and romantically is a temporary thing. The second half of the day brings easier energy to focus on your priorities and enjoy the process. It’s more natural to take on responsibilities and feel good about yourself as you do.



Relationships can be a little strained in the first half of the day, dear Leo, likely as people can be more defensive and self-protective than usual with a Venus-Saturn square. You could be feeling a stronger than normal desire for others’ appreciation, but it might seem you have less than your usual takers. The fact is, it may be better to pull into yourself just for the time being, cool off, and reconsider your needs. This process can be helpful in the long run and can get you into closer touch with your true needs and values. As the day advances, you are more likely to appreciate some level of solitude to have a go at your projects or work, or for some reflection.


Virgo Symbol/Glyph

With a Venus-Saturn influencing us in the first half of the day, dear Virgo, there can be a lack of natural flow which makes it difficult to find satisfaction or to please others. Your desire to unwind can be challenged with a sudden need to tend to problem areas or other responsibilities. Put off making commitments instead of doing so with half your heart. As the day advances, you could find that pouring your energy into a special project can be consuming in a good way. You might enjoy working by yourself rather than with others for the time being, but teamwork can succeed as well. You might find that you get some small area of your life back on track, organized, or otherwise running smoothly, and this can be very satisfying.


Libra Glyph-Symbol

The Venus-Saturn square this morning can point to a need to get some emotional distance from a friend or a problem, dear Libra, in order to get into better touch with your feelings and what you may be missing or avoiding. It’s also a healthy reminder that you can be on your own and enjoy yourself, too. There can be feelings of being unappreciated or undervalued, and these need to be dealt with now. Avoid taking on more – think in terms of simplifying your life. Giving yourself space is important now, and later today, you might feel especially motivated to take care of business. Being productive can satisfy a need now.


Scorpio Symbol Glyph

A Venus-Saturn square this morning can remind us of a need to take time to ourselves in order to better understand our needs, dear Scorpio. There can be some minor tension or emotional distancing in your close relationships and possibly even professionally now, but it’s best not to take it too personally. It’s a good idea to try to detach yourself rather than push, probe, or cling, which may attract more problems. As the day advances, you can feel far more comfortable with your responsibilities and with your work or doing something on your own. Energy levels even or smooth out. You could get fired up about an idea or belief, and this can motivate you to pursue a new interest or renew an old one.


Sagittarius Glyph Symbol

There can be some tension or simply a bit of reserve sensed in your interactions in the first half of the day, dear Sagittarius. There can be resistance to new ideas or to change, but it’s temporary and not to be taken too personally. If you’re feeling out of sync or acting a little unnaturally, second-guessing yourself, then consider you need a little break, time to yourself, or a project or interest to put your energy into. Remind yourself that you can be very comfortable doing things on your own once in a while. This can boost your self-confidence and make you a little more self-reliant. As the day advances, your energy levels improve, and you are less sensitive to potential distractions.


Capricorn Symbol/Glyph

A Venus-Saturn square in the first half of the day can pull out insecurities or lead you to feel a little undervalued, dear Capricorn. You may be desirous of more closeness or intimacy, but others are not quite catching on or are simply on a different vibe. Detaching yourself from others just for a short while can be a valuable exercise at times like these. This way you can focus on things that you enjoy or that contribute to a sense of satisfaction on your own, and perhaps take the time to consider what it is you feel is lacking in your life, or what is standing in the way of satisfaction. Later today, it becomes far easier to go your own way and enjoy yourself as you do. As this happens, you might find that others seem to join in or lend a hand. Energy levels increase as the day moves forward.



This is unlikely to be the most adventurous of days, dear Aquarius, but you may very well welcome and need this right now. You are likely to seek out the familiar rather than the untried just for now. However, you could be particularly sensitive to criticism or perceived criticism now. There could also be a disappointment with a work responsibility or a person in authority. There day’s energies tend to make it easier to be productive as the day advances, and you may thoroughly enjoy your hobbies, work, or projects and be very productive. Motivation comes from a clearer end goal or sense of meaning to what you’re doing.



Relating patterns are unlikely to be ideal in the first half of the day, dear Pisces, with Venus and Saturn forming a square. There can be defensiveness or misunderstandings to deal with, but if you resolve to invest yourself in your practical priorities and give relationships some healthy distance, you could feel much better for it. We can’t be full-on, all the time. Concentration improves as the day advances. It’s easier to tune out distractions as you feel more motivated to handle a matter or pursue a project or personal interest. You might also find that you’re able to draw on self-discipline. Creative projects that require a practical touch or detail work can especially benefit now. Laying down the law or boundaries can be helpful as well.


Your Daily Horoscopes for Tuesday, August 4th






Your Daily Horoscopes for Tuesday, August 4th



Aries Horoscope

Even disruptive events that might occur around now can ultimately turn out to be blessings in disguise, pushing you in new directions that benefit you greatly, dear Aries. There could be some worries about money, or fears about a relationship, however. You are especially resistant to anyone attempting to pressure, manipulate, or push their authority on you right now. The atmosphere can be a little bit competitive and feelings can be hurt. Taking the high road is definitely favored now. Frustrating circumstances occurring now can actually lead to positive steps towards improving your life.



Today, your mood is a little serious and perhaps suspicious at times, dear Taurus. While your ruler, Venus, aligns with Jupiter, and this is a feel-good influence, it also forms difficult aspects to Pluto and Saturn, so that while events of the day are ultimately very good for you, it may not feel like it at first. Watch for clinging stubbornly to what you know. You could also be swinging from positive to negative thinking today. However, there is a stronger ability to understand where things have gone wrong in past partnerships or in a current relationship, and what to do to improve the present as a result. Saturn is reminding you to take responsibility for your relationships.



With challenging aspects occurring today, dear Gemini, watch for a tendency for some people to be envious or devious. You or others around you tend to swing from intensity to coolness. Something hidden or buried can surface now, and it can be eye-opening. The day’s energies are not particularly stable, but this doesn’t mean there are no bright spots. By avoiding manipulative tactics and emotional game playing, you can rise above the difficulties. Be particularly vigilant with what you communicate today, which can be taken the wrong way.



Today’s energies are a mix of play and work for you, dear Cancer, and finding the perfect balance between these two things can make for a successful day. Emotional energy is a little bit tense today, so keep your wits about you, and avoid undue stress over money or differences in values with a partner. Your idea of a good time can clash with that of a partner, or you might not be seeing eye to eye on styles of expressing affection. Don’t overlook opportunities to make adjustments and changes. Concern for future security ultimately helps you to focus on managing your affairs more effectively.



Tension can be thick today, dear Leo, as challenging aspects involving Jupiter and Venus in your sign continue today. Reactions today may lead to a confrontation of sorts, but with mutual respect in the mix, this can be a positive thing. If not, there can be problems with manipulative moves and fear-driven or compulsive behavior. This can occur with family or co-workers, or if you are worried or not fully recognizing or owning your ambitions, you may be dealing with these things in yourself. The past can hold answers to problems. Something buried can surface now, particularly related to health and work matters.


Virgo Symbol/Glyph

Watch today for tensions with money, worries about your future, and concern about how your communications may have been conveyed, dear Virgo. However, do watch what you say, unless you’re prepared for a bit of controversy. Something buried or a past problem can surface or resurface. Flaws are extremely obvious now, and instead of letting this get to you too much, work on fixing things. Avoid getting frustrated if you notice that people around you are not as incensed about problem-solving as you are. Fix what you can and avoid stressing over the things that you cannot.


Libra Glyph-Symbol

The Moon in your opposing sign all day today points to a stronger interest in your relationships, dear Libra, and concern about what others think of you. A disagreement over how money is spent may be part of the picture today, or you could find that others can seem a little controlling. Even so, there can be some hypersensitivity, and nobody can truly blame you with Venus, your ruler, involved in a difficult mix of aspects with other planets. Friendships or attention to your social life and long-term happiness goals may be in focus, but challenges can appear that remind you to tone things down just enough to get yourself back on solid ground.


Scorpio Symbol Glyph

Watch today for a tendency to overindulge, dear Scorpio, as an attempt to tame inner discontent. It can be just as possible that past excesses are now catching up with you and you want to make changes. There could also be an obsessive desire to find an answer to a question, but this can be a time waster. Solutions may very well be in the past if you examine it, as issues surfacing today are likely to be long-term ones. Try to avoid making provocative statements, or vague ones, for that matter, as they can be misconstrued as provocative! You seem to be in charge right now, but could be dealing with the mistakes of others.


Sagittarius Glyph Symbol

Your inclination is to go your own way and stick to it today, dear Sagittarius. There are some tense influences to deal with, which can stimulate resentments, but avoid letting these drive your behavior. You may be feeling a little claustrophobic or limited by circumstances or others, and your desire for freedom is stronger than usual. Restlessness, however, can really motivate you to make improvements to your life, such as through a new course of study. Try not to jump into anything just yet, but do listen to your intuition and aim to investigate things more closely at a later date when you’re feeling more grounded. People are certainly drawn to you today, but there can be complications in your interactions.


Capricorn Symbol/Glyph

Avoid sensitive topics and the resulting power plays with friends, dear Capricorn, but do pay attention to any issues that might arise now, as they can point to important unresolved matters that may be affecting your present and future. It can be difficult to see eye to eye with someone.There can be unexpected demands on your time or responsibilities and dealing with things that are coming apart. However, you are also more clearly seeing what has limited you in the past and what may be necessary in order to improve in the future. Focus on basics that are out of whack now, and resolve to tackle new ideas that come to you today at a later date.



Saving the hardest task for last will keep your mind in a state of dread or overload, dear Aquarius, so aim to tackle the things you’ve been putting off first. Watch for a tendency today to take little things too personally, but also keep in mind that people around you are likely to be a bit moody as well. If you fear that you made bad decisions, recognize that you can put that behind you and start fresh. There can be frustrations over the balance between work and personal life now, which can in fact feel terribly off balance. Be sure to spend the time that you do have for yourself doing quality, useful, and meaningful things if you need to compensate.



There is somewhat difficult energy with us this week, dear Pisces, and there is a tendency to take things too personally now. Challenging aspects can stimulate us to make important changes and improvements in our lives – we need them in order to grow – so resolve to take a lesson from whatever transpires now, particularly related to belief systems, personal philosophies, work, and self-limiting attitudes. You may very well swing from overly optimistic to unrealistically pessimistic outlooks now, and the truth is somewhere in between the two! This can also be true of stories you’re hearing from others now.

If You Were Born Today, August 4


If You Were Born Today, August 4

You are good at networking, considerate of others, and giving of yourself. You are very sensitive, and at times dramatic. You are at your best when you’re generous and productive. Those who don’t learn this may experience many ups and downs. While you feel things deeply, you also bounce back from setbacks, often with more power than you had previously. You can be charming and would do well in any position that involves promoting, selling, and connecting. Relationships tend to be long-term, responsible, and possibly traditional. While you are a progressive thinker, your family values are strong. Famous people born today: Percy Bysshe Shelley, Louis Armstrong, Barack Obama, Billy Bob Thornton, Abigail Spencer, Meghan Markle, Daniel Dae Kim.

Courtesy of Café Astrology

The Balance of the Signs and the Elements for August 4th






The Balance of the Signs and the Elements for August 4th


Initiating, pioneering energy. Independent, bold, courageous, assertive, fiery, inspirational, direct, decisive. Can be egotistical, impulsive, impatient, aggressive, lacking subtlety.
Self-confident, generous, warm-hearted, powerful leader, dramatic. Can be overly proud, vain, extravagant, arrogant.
Fire is enthusiastic, dynamic, and spontaneous, but lacks reflection. We are more courageous and adventurous now, with a tendency to act before thinking. There is little concern about what happened in the past. We are competitive and possibly impatient or bored easily.
There can be a lack of desire, interest, or skills regarding practical affairs. We may not be very much in touch with reality. Difficulties concentrating, grounding ourselves.
We may have a difficult time being objective or detached. We may not be especially communicative.
We are thinking about the long view, seeking out security and stability rather than change. We may be committed, focused, resistant to making changes, and stubborn.
We can have a hard time adapting to changes and to others’ agendas.



Astrology of Today – August 4, 2015





Astrology of Today – August 4, 2015



Venus aligns with Jupiter and is pulled into the clash between Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto today. Circumstances are such that we see the need to restructure. The Aries Moon forms a trine with the Leo Sun, which helps to stimulate a positive, can-do attitude.

  • The Moon is in Aries all day (until the Moon enters Taurus on Wednesday, August 5th, at 9:29 PM).
  • The Moon is waning and in its Waning Gibbous phase.
  • A Full Moon occurred on July 31st and a Last Quarter Moon will occur on August 6th.
  • Venus is retrograde (Venus is retrograde from July 25-September 6).


Inspiration for the Week – The Appearance of Disharmony

Inspiration for the Week – The Appearance of Disharmony


a message from Shanta Gabriel

To read more of Shanta’s insight, please visit her website, Gabriel Messages



The Gabriel Message card for this week:

Your job is to have no attachment to the appearance of disharmony but to hold to the Love within all things.

At its deepest essence, Divine Love is inherent within all things. Purposefully coming back into our centers and allowing ourselves to see this as our deepest Truth is a powerful spiritual practice.

Awakening within us all is a connection to the divinity that is the deepest part of our true nature. We are here in this time on Earth to blend our human selves with the most Divine Love that exists in all the Universe.

It is very reassuring when we remember that this Love is always present, guiding us through lives that are changing more quickly than we can comprehend. I know that when I turn away from outward circumstances, come back into my heart and pray for it, there is a Peace that enfolds me in surprising ways.

I have absolute Faith that we are not alone and that we are being led through life’s changes by a Love that never ends. With every breath I take, may all beings remember this deep and lasting Truth.

Divine Presence:

Help me to feel your Love filling my heart and soothing away the fears that rise unbidden in my mind. Increase my Faith and my ability to chart my life’s course with a deep connection to my inner guidance.

Open my mind to new possibilities and Creative Solutions in all situations, no matter how they look. Allow me to Know truly with every step I take that I am protected and that I proceed with the Grace of pure Divine Love. And so it is.

The Gabriel Messages #45

Your job is to have no attachment to the appearance of disharmony but to hold to the Love within all things.

Dear One,

Deep within you and all around you is Divine Love. When you are free from distracting thoughts about the surface appearance of the world, it is easier to remember this truth. Even if you are in a situation that appears to be upsetting, know deeply in your heart that God’s Love exists within all things. When you remember this higher wisdom, the outer world of appearances has no choice but to fall in line with your focus of attention.

It has become a scientific truth in the study of quantum physics that the particles of atomic fields arrange themselves into form when the focus of the scientist’s attention is there. Before this focus of attention, the particles were waves of energy with unlimited potential. Many books have been written which describe this process in detail. This field of unlimited potential, waiting for your focus of attention, is why your thoughts are so powerful. This is why you can create your new reality by holding a vision of what you want to see happen.


The universe will be creating your reality according to your thoughts, whether you are paying attention or not, so having a conscious awareness of the future reality you choose to create is very potent. Imagine a world of Love in your thoughts, focus your attention on this as truth, and you shall have it. Know that with God all things are possible. This means it is possible for the world to live in Peace and Harmony, for all people to have enough food to be healthy, and that all can live in joy-filled Abundance. Despite appearances to the contrary, this is Divine Will for all human beings.

Your deepest beliefs will affect this process. It is good to be aware of the subconscious thoughts that run contrary to your future visions. Your thoughts are the vehicle to create a world of Love and Peace for yourself and all others in alignment with this idea. Know that one of the greatest truths in the universe is that God exists in all circumstances and Divine Love is within all things. Hold your mind on the power of God’s Love, ask for a miracle if you need it, and allow this Universal Presence of Love to show you a reality where Harmony and Beauty are all that exist.

Remember your message from Archangel Gabriel today:

Your job is to have no attachment to the appearance of disharmony but to hold to the Love within all things.




Monthly Astro-Forecasts August 2015

Monthly Astro-Forecasts August 2015


Sarah-Jane Grace

a message from Sarah-Jane Grace

To read more of Sarah-Jane’s insight, please visit her website, Sarah Jane Grace


Message for August 2015

It’s so often the case that we remember the grand acts and big gestures in life as these are often etched deeply into our memories. Yet, what about the bits in between? What about the plethora of little things that shape and define the course of each and every day? It’s the little things we do: the smiles, the acknowledgements, the thank you’s. It’s easy to overlook such things as they become a part of the everyday fabric of our lives; they may seem pedestrian, as we take them for granted, dismiss them or fail to notice them. When this happens there is a risk that we lose our connection to the magic of life and the compassion within our hearts and souls.

Yet, it’s this plethora of moments that can bring dark to light, hope to despair and a smile to pain. When we remain open to these little things, we not only notice them in our own lives but we begin to see how such small gestures can impact the lives of others. We live in a connected world but so many of us cut ourselves off from life to protect ourselves from pain, stress or suffering. However, when we reach out, make eye contact and breathe into the world, we find the world breathes into us. We live in a two way flow and it’s so important to remember this. When we feel isolated and alone, that little smile from a stranger matters. When we are on the bus, the train or in the shop, that smile we offer with an open heart matters. We shouldn’t dismiss the small things as they can transform and inspire.

We all reach moments in life where the direction or flow suddenly changes. For some this can be exhilarating and exciting, but for others it can be overwhelming and exhausting. Although we know and accept that change is a constant in life, it can take us by surprise all the same. August looks set to be a month of changing direction, but it’s also a time to breathe deeply into the world as we lift up our heads and reconnect wholeheartedly to life. Of course, there are aspects of life which are challenging, painful and often unfair, but the more we breathe into life, the more in balance we become and the less discombobulated we feel. Whilst this doesn’t fix or change anything, it helps restore our perspective, enabling us to turn and face our ‘what is’ with grace.

As we notice those little things more, we begin to see that joy resides in the simplicity of life and this is so important now as complexity ties us up in knots and isolates us from life. No one ever said life was easy but we need to step into it fully and live it in order to become one with our true essence and sense of self. It’s important not to try to be what we are not; it’s time to be true to ourselves and to breathe deeply into life, and, at the same time, open up and allow life to breathe into us. Both sides of this equation matter as to have one without the other, we shift out of balance. By noticing all the little things, we can begin to reset the equation with a sense of love and grace.

So, take the time to notice the little things: cherish that warm smile offered to you and feel a sense of gratitude when you offer your inner smile in return. Let life flow freely through you, breathe deeply into it and let it breathe deeply into you…

With love,




August looks set to be a month of adventure, excitement, fun and laughter as you begin to explore a brand new way of living and being you. Whilst you know life has its ups and downs, you also realise the importance of living in the moment and making the most of now. The free spirit within you wants to dance and sing from the rooftops, and, even though your mind prefers to apply a slightly more logical approach, you are beginning to accept the idea of allowing both of these facets of your being to flourish and blossom together in perfect harmony. As a result, your perspective on life and on your path ahead is changing as you see new ways of creating the life you dream of.

Of course, there are always responsibilities and duties to bear in mind, and sometimes these may feel overwhelming as they appear to block your path ahead. However, the more you allow your free spirit and phenomenal mind to flow unhindered, the more you will realise that these blocks only remain blocks if you believe them to be so. This won’t necessarily eradicate them from your life, but it will help you to look at the bigger picture once again. In essence, it appears that your perception is now one of the most important things to consider as you reshape and redefine your experiences in life. Even though you may feel this is oversimplifying matters, intuitively you know that the more you tap in to your inner sense of freedom, the more inspired and empowered you will become…


As you continue to explore and navigate the twists, turns, ups and downs in life with awareness, poise and curiosity, there is a sense that August looks set to bring you some quality time which will allow you to go deeply within in order to establish a truer sense of balance. As always, it will be a month of moments, with some time to pause, some time to do and some time to contemplate the bigger picture of your life. It is as though by willingly becoming more conscious in life, you are beginning to experience life in a more vibrant way: every breath and every moment somehow feels more real. Perhaps this is a time of new awakening for you, but you already seem wide awake! It therefore seems more likely that this is a time of deepening and enriching the connection between your inner and outer worlds.

Of course, you know that your inner and outer worlds coexist already, but by making this link more conscious, you can begin to naturally ride the currents of life enabling you to make the most of each and every moment, be willing to learn and evolve through your experiences, and open up to allow your true essence to flow freely. Remember though, this is a two-way flow, if you focus solely on your outer world, your inner world withers slightly, and if you focus solely on your inner world, life tends to go slightly awry! Balance is therefore the key throughout August as you open up to the flow, and allow the real you to surface in all aspects of your life…


As you continue to allow your imagination to soar freely in your life, there is a growing sense of change stirring deep within you. You have always had a vivid imagination, no doubt there have been moments in your life when others have felt your head is too firmly lost in the clouds, and whilst such moments may have tripped you up, at the end of the day, nothing has deterred you from allowing your inner world out. Your imagination is as much a part of you as your curious mind and your compassionate way of being. Yet, there is a sense that you often downgrade your imagination as you feel it’s somehow not grown-up enough for the real world.

At the same time though, it’s important to remember that it’s your imagination that brings the world to life as it helps you to make sense of the ‘real world’ as you realise that life is made up of many different layers of meaning. Without your imagination, life can feel grey, hollow and rather empty. Embracing your imagination doesn’t mean you’re living in a fantasy, it simply means you are using all of the facets of you in order to live a rich and fulfilling life. What is preferable? Living a pedestrian and somewhat colourless existence or bringing it to life with your uniqueness, quirkiness and vibrancy? Your imagination is a gift, so why not see it as one? There’s a lot of you still on the inside waiting to get out, and August looks set to be a time to let it fly free…


As you continue to establish a more robust strategy for achieving ‘you time’ in your life, August looks set to be a month of contemplation as you take a step back to see the bigger picture of your life. It’s so easy to get lost in the flow of life, particularly when there are so many things to do, places to go and people to see. There are times when you feel an urgency to do more, achieve more and be more, as you are acutely aware that life is short and you have a very long to do list! Yet, does adding pressure really help? There is a risk that by focusing on everything you’ve yet to achieve, you are missing out on where you are now and on all that you are in this moment.

It’s a bit like looking at a mountain summit and feeling frustrated that you are not yet at the top rather than enjoying the climb, the view and the fresh air. In other words, it seems important to stop feeling ‘less than’ because you haven’t completed your to do list and try accepting the idea that, for as long as you are alive, your to do list will grow and expand as that’s what life’s about. Imagine waking up one morning and your to do list is complete: there’s nothing left to do and nothing left to achieve. Okay, maybe this sounds quite idyllic, but you know you’d soon be bored, seeking out something new to achieve or somewhere new to explore. So, ease up on the self-applied pressure, embrace this moment and enjoy the view…


August looks set to be a month of continuing inspiration and adventure as you look beyond the periphery of your life towards a brand new horizon. Well, at first glimpse, the horizon may look brand new, but on closer inspection you realise the horizon is unchanged, it’s just your perspective that’s shifted. In other words, it seems your dreams still remain firmly in your sights (the horizon), but you are opening up to new pathways and opportunities as alternative routes towards the same ultimate goal. These are exciting times as it seems you have long wondered how to take a step closer towards your dreams and living the best life possible, and now a new perspective is enabling you to look beyond the ordinary to the extraordinary, and this is far more in your comfort zone.

Some may feel embracing the extraordinary is a little big-headed or over ambitious as, on the surface, it appears to lack humility. However, you are intuitive enough and wise enough to know that being extraordinary is neither big-headed nor is it a leap too far, as you know that to feel truly alive, embracing the extraordinary is the only way, as it takes you beyond your comfort zone and into the world of inspiration, creativity, courage and dreams. It is the world of the extraordinary that brings you fully to life, inspiring you to stride forth towards your dreams and to live the best life you can live. Knowing this, why would you choose the ordinary? You are ready now to take a deep breath and shine…


As you continue to embrace the magic and joy of living consciously, there is a sense that you are beginning to shift your gaze away from where you want to be, or feel you need to be, and instead you are focusing on where you are now. This isn’t a sign that you have suddenly dropped all of your goals, nor is it a sign that you have given up, it is a sign that you are beginning to find the magic and the joy in the here and now. You’ve realised that joy can be found now, in this moment; it does not have to be something to chase like the never reached horizon. This shift in perception is important, as it focuses your energy and your essence into this point in time, rather than scattering it in a plethora of different directions, dissipating it in the process.

You are a formidable soul, with a formidable mind, yet you tend to over-complicate life by measuring yourself by ought’s and should’s, and this ties you up in knots. It’s time to use your brain power to simplify life in order to channel all of that focused energy of yours into the here and now in order to create a sense of inner balance, well-being and contentment. Although your dreams will always be important to you, the more conscious you are in this moment, the more enriched your life will become enabling you to see new ways to achieve your dreams and to live the best life possible. It’s time to live fully and wholeheartedly now…


August looks set to be a month of revelation and relief, as some of those long-held nigglely little questions-without-answers that have been floating around your head for what may feel like eons start falling into place as clarity begins to surface. Although this may not mean direct answers to these questions, it seems likely that the clarity will bring you to the point of contentment where you no longer feel so driven to seek out the answers. Intuitively you know it’s time to stop battering down those doors trying to find ‘the answer’ and instead start to contemplate the idea of either asking a different question or accepting a different answer.

Perhaps there is a need to explore this a little more deeply? Is it possible that you know the answer already, but as it’s not quite the answer you thought you’d get, you carry on looking? This isn’t meant to imply that you are trite, it’s just a gentle suggestion that perhaps you have been looking so hard for ‘the answer’, building it up into a panacea, you have failed to notice the more obvious – but admittedly less glamorous – answer that’s with you already. At the same time, there’s a chance that as you have been pushing so hard to find ‘the answer’, you have either forgotten the original question or you have outgrown it, thus making it null, void and slightly irrelevant. It seems clear that you are ready now to embrace a life with less focus on tying yourself into knots with questions without answers and instead embracing life exactly as it is, now. This is a powerful moment in your personal evolution…


August looks set to continue the theme of knowing yourself. You have spent a long time trying to be the unique individual you know yourself to be, and, as a result, there have been times when you have stepped way and beyond your comfort zone as you have explored new terrain in terms of self expression. In the spirit of continuity, the need to know yourself, be yourself and love yourself remain centre stage as you continue to explore your true nature. In some ways, you have barely scratched the surface in terms of your potential, but in other ways, you seem quite jaded with the energy expended in trying to be you. Once again, don’t try so hard! You are already you, there is no try, there is no do; you are already you!

You may recall the chocolate analogy from last month, and a tendency to seek out the bizarre and intriguing chocolates in a bid to show off your imagination and flair even though, at heart, you’re happier with a simple bar of fruit and nut. Yet at your core, you are pure, rich, dark chocolate: unadulterated, smooth and divine. In other words, all of this need for fancy expression is window-dressing, none of it makes you, you. It seems you have become distracted by need to be the person you think you need to be rather than focusing on being the person you are. What’s wrong with the person you are? Being pure chocolate sounds rather delicious, and it seems clear that the more you embrace your true essence and savour your chocolaty interior, the more enriching your life will become…


As the winds of change continue to gather momentum in your life, there is a sense you are beginning to contemplate your path ahead. You are well known for having a plethora of different ideas, goals, and things to do, at any one time, and whilst this is your natural state of being, there are times when a little more focus would serve you well. It’s not that having lots to do is bad, it’s more that when you have multiple foci, there’s a chance that your energy becomes dissipated and scattered. Whilst you have an incredible inner wealth of energy, just think how potent this can be if channelled in just one or two directions, rather than many.

Of course, at the end of the day, how you live your life is your choice, but it seems important for you remain calm and centred as these winds of change start to build, rather than be carried by the thermals and be pushed and pulled in a multitude of different directions at the same time. You certainly seem ready to explore pastures new in your life, and whilst this doesn’t necessarily mean being somewhere different, it does suggest a new way of living and being you. You have your potent intuition as your guide and you certainly have bucket loads of enthusiasm, so why not make the most of this opportunity to think about what’s truly important in your life? Nothing has to be set in stone, as that is not your style, but do try to allow a deeper sense of clarity to emerge, and let this lead the way…


August looks set to be a month of consolidation and change as you continue to wholeheartedly grab hold of life with both hands as you begin to explore a new pathway or avenue of opportunity. Of course, there are always new pathways to discover and explore in life, but you seem to have reached a crossroads of inner understanding which is allowing you to let go of some of those old beliefs that no longer serve you, as well as letting go of a few layers of fear. Everyone carries fear as it’s a part of being human and there have been times in your life when a fear of the unknown has held you back, but this seems to be lifting now as you feel much freer and clearer on all levels of your being.

Although you are not a ‘glass half full’ person, neither are you a ‘glass half empty’ person; you oscillate somewhere in the middle of these two states of being. Sometimes this brings you a deep sense of balance, but there are times when you feel frustrated with a lack of clarity. Whilst you have no desire to be a pessimist, you are a realist, so blind optimism is not your cup of tea. It seems time now to send both of these glasses off for recycling as you create your very own, and very unique, perspective on life. You don’t have to fit neatly into a box in life, in other words, let go of the glass analogy, and allow yourself to be you. Trust you’re formidable instincts, and let these lead the way as you stride forth with passion and courage…


August looks set to be a month of inner knowing as you continue to seek out balance in all areas of your life. You are an enthusiastic and passionate soul, but this can sometimes mean you get a little carried away leading to life shifting out of balance. Whilst your intentions are good, intuitively you know that imbalance in one area of your life will eventually infiltrate into every aspect of your being. If left unchecked, this can lead to a growing sense of discontentment, as well as increasing fatigue and a sense of powerlessness. Of course, there are times when you do not notice this imbalance, but when you pause and take a deep breath, intuitively you can sense that something is not quite right. It’s important that you do not ignore these signs as they are only present because your inner self is trying to let you know before the imbalance gets too big.

Perhaps it’s easier to ignore the signs because, on the surface, life doesn’t seem too bad, however, this isn’t the point, it isn’t about the bigger picture, this is about your vitality and well-being. By addressing the imbalance, you can find new ways of embracing your life fully but without depleting yourself in the process. Therefore this imbalance isn’t present to trip you up, nor is it there to make you give up or quit something you love; it’s simply a reminder to take care of yourself, to live well, and to trust your intuition. When you are in balance, your enthusiasm and passion can move mountains…


As you continue to embrace the concept of creating some much-needed breathing space in your life, there is a sense that you are beginning to notice some small changes. Of course, it’s hard to create breathing space when life feels so busy and full, and there are moments when you understandably feel overwhelmed having so much to do, see and be. Yet, even though your life remains busy, you are beginning to realise that these breathing spaces are already present in your life, it’s just that you need to acknowledge, embrace and utilise them. In a way, being busy has been a good distraction, taking you away from the need to have a good, long look at yourself and your life. There is a sense that you are not as balanced or as happy as you would like, but rather than explore this, it somehow seems easier to get lost in the distraction of busyness.

Whilst you are the only one who knows the reasons for this, it seems important that you try to understand it, as your current strategy does appear to lack self-compassion (stop giving yourself such a hard time!). You may feel that there is no point exploring this further, as you are powerless to bring about change. Yet, the more consciously you step into those breathing spaces in life, the more you will realise that happiness and joy are yours for the taking, well, embracing. Whilst they may not be default settings, you do deserve to have both in your life and August looks set to be a month that inspires you to breathe deeply into each and every moment in order to reconnect to your strength, courage and passion in order to live the best life possible.


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The Energies of August 2015

The Energies of August 2015


a message from Jamye Price

To read more of Jamye’s insight, please visit her website, Crystalline Soul Healing


July Review

July had a lot of focus around heart/mind coherence. As we unite these two powerful aspects, we become connective, wise, discerning, focused and able to choose and participate with life more fully.

Participation is a big theme this year. As you participate in your life more fully, you are strengthening your clarity, force and connection. What I mean by ‘force’ is your power to flow. Kind of like how a stage actor will strengthen their voice so that they can project loud enough to be heard throughout the theater.

You need that same flow in your own life. Project your energy into it! Wise yet fearless creative flow. When you feel a path of flow opening, know that you can swim that current. (Or wisely wear some floaties!)

July had some emotional intensity to it. Especially toward the end of the month, there was some raw and/or inflamed emotions. As the heart opens, you release vibrational data that is not resonant with your soul path of Ascension into a higher state of consciousness. You also must strengthen emotionally so that you are strong enough to maintain your authentic vibration rather than getting thrown off balance when viewing something challenging.

When you are strong, that is when true compassion is available. Viewing another in a state of weakness (the active force that is visible), while knowing their strength that has the potential to emerge (the passive force that builds true change in the invisible). Are you viewing yourself with compassion?

Some may have also noticed some sensations and changes with the brain. For many months now, those on a path of self-development have been collectively moving into more of an active alpha wave (~8 to 15 Hz) brain state.

Generally once you start taking action or talking, you are in a beta wave brain state (~12 to 35 Hz). We are blending access into the active awareness and the meditative connection. A very cool upgrade! Sometimes these brain changes have caused a need for more sleep, disrupted sleep, a need for more food (proteins and/or carbohydrates), mental fuzziness, more daydreaming. All good stuff ultimately, as we will integrate into a higher functionality as the heart and mind unify into greater coherence.

August Energies – Hear Me Roar!

I was shown one vision: a human throat but with a lion roaring out of it! Lions don’t just walk around roaring for no reason. They roar to establish their territory. They roar to warn. They also roar to call in reinforcements, if they have established them. When a lion roars, the power is felt and they don’t do it lightly. Are you roaring in your own life? In a moment of creation, it looks like powerful flow. YES! In a moment of mundane it looks like appreciation. Thank you.

This vision for August energies has a lot to do with boundaries. Are yours helping you to connect with your pride, emanate your truth, and say ‘yes’ to what you want, sometimes by saying ‘no’ to what you don’t want? Healthy boundaries protect in a way that still keeps you open and interacting with life, but in safe and supportive ways.

It isn’t always pleasant holding healthy boundaries. When you first establish a new boundary, it is like building a muscle. It takes some effort at first, but it gets easier as you increase your strength. And there are benefits beyond just a stronger muscle. Your hormones, endurance, metabolism and many more systems are positively affected as you strengthen a muscle. It’s the same with boundaries.

You may say YES! to sharing your art in a gallery, but it will have a greater potential than just who sees it in the gallery and purchases a painting. It can enhance your creative flow, improve self-perception, open you to collaborations, help you focus to a better schedule, and more.

You may so NO! to a bad relationship. Instead of that being a track to loneliness, it is actually a powerful vibrational emanation that can establish a boundary of respect, honesty, clear communication, and deeper connection in all of your relationships.

Why do I say that ‘it can’ instead of ‘it does?’ You are a powerful co-creator of your life. When you make a choice, you must continue your effort in the direction of improvement. You don’t get stuck on what amount of art sales equals success/failure. You don’t get stuck on not having a date for a while. If you keep spinning in a circle of worry, doubt and resentment, you don’t spiral out into a new expansion.

You must keep focusing your effort toward improvement (which sometimes looks like rest). Improvement may not be obvious in the moment, and it takes patience as the new ‘muscle’ is built. Sometimes improvement is tears releasing. Sometimes improvement is laughing with a friend or watching a funny movie. Sometimes improvement is a new action step. Improvement is the active/passive force meeting from many different angles (ha! I typo’d angels there! ;o)

Areon has channeled that our boundaries mimic the atomic structure (as does life in general). Boundaries are 99% ‘space’ (invisible/subconscious) and 1% matter (action). 99% of your boundaries are your vibrational emanation and 1% requires your active choice in the moment. But when you are in the midst of creating or strengthening a boundary, it feels like the reverse!

Remember that with some effort of choosing a healthy boundary, support may be invisible in the moment, but it is there. Know that your choice to say YES! to yourself, is a choice of saying YES! to improvement. Know that you are in a continual process of improvement that sometimes may feel like the safety of a cocoon or the effort to push out of the cocoon so you can fly free. This is your time of expression!

Throat Chakra Energy

The throat is the chakra of manifestation. What you begin as creation within, manifests through the throat. A sculptor that works with his or her hands is utilizing throat chakra energy. It is not just the words we say aloud or don’t say, that is only part of the throat chakra energy. It is the result of your internal choice. Are you choosing a YES! for yourself? It changes your world.

In this Year of Creativity – participate! Participate in your life – choose! Life wants you to choose. Life wants you to thrive. You are life!

Get in the mud of your life and make pies. Get in the clouds of your life and float. Get in the deep waters within and be still enough to hear what your heart has to say. Does it tell you it’s afraid? It’s lonely? It’s longing? Then choose! Choose to take a risk on courageously reaching out to life and participating! When you meet a challenge, roar your courage into the action of Love! It’s a verb! Participate with it!

August Summary

This will be a month of movement. I feel like there is still a bit of ‘burning off’ of energies that will begin to smooth out in September – and be SO beneficial for what September offers. The energies are building into a beautiful culmination point that never ends, it just keeps improving. That is the natural pull of Life. You are on a path that is worth letting your ‘roar’ of Love be heard! That vibration penetrates your world and your life changes. You are so worth it!

Happy August!



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Current Moon Phase for August 4th – Waning Gibbous

August 4
Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 78%

The Moon today is in a Waning Gibbous Phase. This is the first phase after the Full Moon occurs. It lasts roughly 7 days with the Moon’s illumination growing smaller each day until the Moon becomes a Last Quarter Moon with a illumination of 50%. The average Moon rise for this phase is between 9am and Midnight depending on the age of the phase. The moon rises later and later each night setting after sunrise in the morning. During this phase the Moon can also be seen in the early morning daylight hours on the western horizon.

Phase Details for – Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Phase: Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 78%
Moon Age: 19.35 days
Moon Angle: 0.55
Moon Distance: 363,556.98 km

Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,771,561.24 km