Lammas in the Retrogrades

One of the things I hate the most is being forced against my will to take good advice. I hate it even more if it seems like I’m being forced to take good advice by fucking meddling planets. I can accept that a certain degree of my existence is at the mercy of the Wheel ofContinue reading “Lammas in the Retrogrades”

Obstacles: Monday’s Prayer

  A simple prayer: As we begin this week, May we meet any obstacles encountered before us on our paths with both strength and humility. May we know when not to rush head-on into conflict; grant us the wisdom to know the proper time for pause, retreat, and preparation. Grant us, as well, the confidenceContinue reading “Obstacles: Monday’s Prayer”

Sometimes, the Tricks are so Simple That They Aren’t Even Tricks (Gear Up Mondays)

“Hence the saying: If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” -Sun Tzu,Continue reading “Sometimes, the Tricks are so Simple That They Aren’t Even Tricks (Gear Up Mondays)”

III. It Sucks to Grow, Growing is Great (Days of Change)

The first two hexagrams of the I Ching are each comprised of lines of only one type–six solid lines in the first hexagram, symbolizing yang and heaven and six broken lines in the second hexagram, symbolizing yin and earth. Here, in the third hexagram, we come to the first scenario that involves a combination ofContinue reading “III. It Sucks to Grow, Growing is Great (Days of Change)”