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    Cosmic Time 8.1.09 - Freedom Welcome to Cosmic Time, Allison Rae s astro ezine offering insights into 2012, current cosmic influences and the evolution of
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 31, 2009

      Cosmic Time 8.1.09 - Freedom

      Welcome to Cosmic Time, Allison Rae's astro ezine offering insights into 2012, current cosmic influences and the evolution of consciousness on Earth. Subscriptions are available by donation. To subscribe follow the instructions at the end of this e-mail. Do not send an e-mail to be added to the list, unsubscribe or change your address. To read past issues, click here.
      Copyright 2009 Allison Rae/www.StarPriestess.com

      In this issue . . .
      A New Peace
      Eclipse Timing and Ritual
      Through the Portal
      Astro Support
      Floracopeia: Gifts from the Earth
      Personal Journeys
      Weaving the Web

      A New Peace
      Past the Total Solar Eclipse in July, Great Mother now gives birth to a new consciousness on Earth. Bask in the vibrations of freedom, unity and transpersonal love.
      The Lammas Gateway opens this weekend and culminates in a powerful Full Moon Eclipse in Aquarius next week. This is another potent time for prayer, ritual and manifestation, an opportunity to align with the divine will of the cosmos.
      This summer's trinity of eclipses completes next week with a Full Moon Lunar Eclipse the night of August 5/6, just as the Earth reaches the mid-point between the June Solstice and September Equinox.
      The eclipsed Moon at 14 Aquarius joins the triple conjunction of Jupiter, Neptune and Chiron in the later degrees of the same sign. Aquarius is ruled by Uranus, the Awakener. His lightning bolt strikes suddenly, swiftly, opening us to new insights and possibilities. Brilliant, daring and revolutionary, Uranus ushers in the next astrological age.
      Right now transiting Uranus in Pisces is opposing Saturn in Virgo, and both are squaring Pluto for the next several years. The energies of these outer-planet aspects are destructive, forceful and relentless. The structures and forms of our lives - as well as the beliefs they represent - are being reconfigured from the inside out.
      This weekend is the Lammas cross-quarter gateway, the midpoint between Summer Solstice and Fall Equinox. This is a powerful time in the solar year as the Earth journeys around the Sun. Traditionally the Sabbat of Lammas falls on August 1 and extends through the zodiacal point when the Sun crosses the 15th degree of Aquarius (on August 6/7 this year, depending on your time zone).
      Add to this the three powerful eclipses this summer, and we've got the ingredients for a highly volatile, fast-changing landscape filled with sudden twists and turns. Reality, as we know it, is breaking up. Institutions are crumbling. The playing field is being leveled. Shifting economies mean differences in the way we live our lives. We're forced to evaluate our priorities and pare down to essentials. For most of us, day-to-day existence looks wildly different today than it did a year ago and will continue to morph through this transition.
      The stellium of planets in Aquarius is a beacon. This is where to focus in coming years. The unpredictable energies of Uranus teach us to let go, open to the destructive/creative forces of the Universe, and allow love to shine through. We're entering the astrological age of Aquarius, and this eclipse supports the transition to a more humanitarian, egalitarian and spiritual world. The conjunction of Jupiter, Neptune and Chiron in Aquarius brings healing and expanded consciousness, an opening to the love of the cosmos. The Moon in Aquarius teaches emotional detachment. The brotherly/sisterly love of agape reigns. In the Aquarian Age, we living cooperatively, for the common good, acknowledging the special gifts each one contributes within the community. What unique talents will you offer at this special time in Earth's history?
      Lammas celebrates the first fruits of the harvest. The masculine and feminine energies have combined to fertilize the crops that are beginning to yield fruits, vegetables and grains. The Earth and the Sun share with us. We, in turn, share with each other. This is a disseminating period culminating in the Full Moon, whose light bathes us in the radiance of Divine Love. The eclipsed Moon shows us what lies in the shadow, both individually and collectively. How are we prepared, and not prepared, to live a simpler way, cooperatively, in harmony with our brothers and sisters around the world? How are we taking care of ourselves, each other, and the Earth?
      As we make our way through the 2012 Gateway, we're learning to let go. What was before is no more. What's coming is our own creation. If we choose to focus on Aquarian ideals, we'll be aligned with Universal will, and the way will be made clear to manifest and create powerfully. If we resist and fight the changes, we'll have another kind of experience. Neither path is easy. Following the path of love reaps infinite rewards.
      This is the most exciting time imaginable on planet Earth, a time of awakening, the flowering of love. At this Full Moon, and through the Lammas gateway, please consider joining in prayer, meditation and ritual from your location to receive the incoming light of the cosmos and disseminate universal love to all beings and the Earth.
      Om Shanti

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      Timing and Ritual
      Lammas - August 1-7
      Full Moon/Lunar Eclipse - August 5/6
      Full Moon is exact at 8:55 PM Eastern August 5; 12:55 AM GMT August 6
      Eclipse Duration - 7:01 to 10:17 PM Eastern August 5
      11:01 PM GMT August 5 to 2:17 AM GMT August 6
      The beginning of this penumbral eclipse of the Moon is visible from Africa, the Middle East, Europe, western Russia, western Asia, South America, Indian Ocean and Atlantic Ocean. The end is visible in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, South America, North America except the Northwest, and parts of the Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean.
      You can convert to your time zone here:
      Ceremony, ritual and meditation will be ultra-powerful throughout this period, and especially during the eclipse window on Wednesday night through zodiacal Lammas on August 6/7. Lammas is the first of three harvest festivals celebrating the plentiful ripening grain and the prosperity of the land and people. It's traditionally observed with festivals celebrating early harvest, with an intention of giving back to the community.
      More about Lammas and the Sabbats:

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      Through the Portal
      Remember to stay grounded as the energies are shifting, breathe deeply. Center with meditation, yoga, tai chi or xi gong. Eat root vegetables and dark, leafy greens. Enjoy bodywork, energy work and acupuncture.
      Invite the revolutionary energies of Uranus and Aquarius to help you dream a new life into being. Expect the unexpected. Surrender to the divine intent for your life... and don't assume you know what it is. When dancing with Uranus, invite him to surprise and delight you!
      Here's a meditation mantra that's elevating, grounding and relevant. The mantra is performed by the incomparable Deva Premal.

      Om Namo Bhagavate
      Om namo
      "Om and salutations to the Indwelling One, substance of the Divine."
      Om is the name of that inside me which is aware of the unity of all things. It represents the supreme invocation. Namo represents total self-giving, perfect surrender. Bhagavate represents the aspiration, what the manifestation must become — Divine.
      Om namo bhagavate vasudevaya is known as a Mukti, or Liberation, Mantra. It is a potent spiritual formula for attaining freedom. It releases karma so we are free to make true choices in our lives.

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      Astro Support
      My recent blog posts give an overview of the summer eclipse season and more ideas on navigating eclipse energies. These practices and the larger astrological context are highlighted in my book, Cosmic Time.
      Blog: http://www.starpriestess.blogspot.com
      Order Cosmic Time: http://www.starpriestess.com/time.html#timebook
      During eclipse periods, jobs and relationships can end, and begin, suddenly. You might find yourself relocating, or at least traveling, unexpectedly. Everything's shifting, and the changes are accelerating. These energies support quantum breakthroughs, spontaneous healings and expansion of consciousness if we align and flow with the celestial energies. My work with individuals in my Astro-Shamanism practice is especially potent during eclipse periods. Sessions include Life Path Consultations, Relationship Readings, Birthday Readings, Relocation Readings, Lightbody Activations and more. For details, please visit http://www.StarPriestess.com/services.html, then e-mail me if you'd like to schedule a personal session during this auspicious time.

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      Planetary alignments through the 2012 Gateway are highlighted in the book, Cosmic Time, which is available for purchase through my web site. Explore personal and planetary transformation within a cosmic context at this time of the Great Changes on Earth.
      Excerpts from the book are posted at this link:
      You may order through my web site:
      When you order the book you'll also receive a complimentary copy of my 2009-2012 Astro Preview, which highlights the major planetary configurations through the 2012 Ascension Gateway.
      To read more about galactic alignments, eclipses, solstices, equinoxes and other celestial happenings from previous issues of the Cosmic Time ezine, visit the archives at this link: http://www.StarPriestess.com/time.html#archives
      The Cosmic Time ezine is available by donation. Your contribution supports bringing you the latest information on star alignments, prophecy, Earth healing and personal transformation as we navigate these extraordinary times. You'll receive a complimentary copy of my 2009-2012 Astro Preview with a contribution of $22 or more. When you donate $100 or more, you'll receive the 2009-2012 Astro Preview plus a signed copy of my book, Cosmic Time. To donate, please click here or go to: http://www.starpriestess.com/time.html#donation Many thanks, and blessings on your journey.

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      Floracopeia: Gifts from the Earth
      Blog: http://starpriestess.blogspot.com - June 14, 2009 post
      As we make our way through these intensely transformational times, I'm always on the lookout for effective new ways to support our evolutionary process.
      Floracopeia is the creation of author, world traveler, acupunturist, master herbalist, meditation teacher and green entrepreneur David Crow. These oils are works of art. They are medicine. They inspire.
      In communing with the Floracopeia plant essences, studying with David and interviewing him for a magazine article this spring, I grew more and more impressed with the work he's doing in the world. This summer I became the first affiliate of Floracopeia and am honored to share these treasures with readers and clients around the world.
      Details are posted on my web site at this link:
      and in my blog:
      You may enter the Floracopeia web site through my web site, or go there directly. When you order, please be sure to mention my name as the affiliate who referred you. The Floracopeia web site is filled with information about the oils and the company. Enjoy some time in this delightful garden this summer!

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      Personal Journeys
      I'm traveling this summer in the Western U.S., and enjoying the journey now in Arizona and California. If you're interested in hosting a gathering locally, please be in touch so we can co-create something that would fit for your community. Specifically, I'll be soaking up the ocean energy in northern California for most of August, basing in Santa Cruz.
      My areas of focus these days are 2012 activation, sustainable living, creating community, transformational/ascension work, raw living foods and, of course, astrology. I'm open to sharing about any of the topics covered in my book, Cosmic Time. For details about content, please visit these pages on my web site:
      When we gather, we laugh, dance, play, learn and transform together. I'm honored to create celebrations of life and love with you during these times of the Great Changes on Earth! Transformational astrology sessions are also available in person and by phone. For details, please visit http://www.StarPriestess.com/services.html, then e-mail me if you'd like to schedule a session.
      "Thank you from my heart of hearts for being such a gracious teacher! You are a true wow!" - Jackson
      "Never have I been a part of a class that was so laid back and just plain fun! It flowed with ease thanks to your leadership and openness to each of the students." - Renee
      "Since my session, some very deep energies have lifted and re-balanced and I have some very different impressions and perspectives of things. Knowingness has started to settle in very gently and a subtle layer of discernment has been noticed and I am loving that!" - Dian
      "Until Allison read my charts, I never knew myself. And I've had my charts read for 30 years." - Mally

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      Weaving the Web
      Living in the digital age makes it easier and faster each day to explore, learn, grow and share. Here are some ways to connect and expand through our networks:
      - Join my Facebook public page for updates and special announcements
      - Sign up with Twitter for quick updates http://twitter.com/starpriestess
      - My MySpace page includes music favorites, photos and more
      - Keep an eye on my Blog for timely updates http://starpriestess.blogspot.com You can sign up in the column on the right to receive notices when a new item is posted.
      Like everything else, this is an accelerating evolution. Start your journey on my web site and cycle through.

      In Cosmic Time, Allison Rae explores cycles of time, our relationship to the cosmos and what's to come as the evolution of consciousness accelerates on Earth. A gifted natural clairvoyant and enthusiastic teacher, Allison offers individual consultations by phone, and workshops, retreats and sacred sites journeys in the Western U.S. Visit http://www.StarPriestess.com for more information.
      Web site: http://www.StarPriestess.com
      E-mail: starpriestess111@...

      Copyright 2009 Allison Rae/www.StarPriestess.com

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      'May we live in peace without weeping. May our joy outline the lives we touch without ceasing. And may our love fill the world, angel wings tenderly beating.'
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