The Lesson of Mercury in Retrograde

Surviving Mercury in Retrograde always feels like such an accomplishment. Even if you are not fully aware of the time period of this retrograde, you start noticing when all the debris starts piling up. These past few weeks have been filled with a litany of things going wrong, missed chances, snafus in communication, technology slowing down or failing completely. It’s fairly consistent, and I see customers coming into the shop alternately dazed, confused, furious or just plain exhausted. There are a few of us that huddle together in front of the shop’s ancestor altar asking, “How was it for you?” “Not so bad, my friend. It’s more like watching a movie.”

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Rare Lunar Eclipse During Pisces: Prepare For a Huge Energy Shift On The Night of September 16, 2016

This is a great read and explains so much of why we are feeling torn in so many directions and in so many ways. 

Brightest Blessings Sisters and Brothers,

SunRay Sorceress

Sun Astroligical SIgns and Their Cooresponding Element

Each of the twelve Sun signs correspond to one of the four basic elements of nature. Usually you feel most drawn to the element that you are born under and can work with it the easiest when doing spells and/or rituals.Those born on the cusp (three days either side of the changing from one astrological house to the next) have the advantage of having two elements they may work with well and/or drawn to. Many time though those born on the cusp feel more drawn to the sign their birth date falls closer to, for example someone born May 21st is on the cusp of Taurus and Gemini may feel a pull more towards Taraus which is Earth then Gemini which is Air or a combination of both.

Sun Signs and Their Element


Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn


Gemini, Libra, Aquarius


Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces


Aries, Leo, Sagittarius

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An Overview Of Astrology

Definition Of Astrology

Astrology is a system for interpreting the positions of celestial bodies, primarily the Sun, the Moon, and the planets, as they move through an area of the sky called the zodiac. Astrology is a model for describing all that exists on Earth, particularly human personality and experience.

Tropical Astrology

In the Western world, most astrologers use a type of astrology called tropical astrology, which is based on the Earth’s four seasons. Each year, the first day of spring (the vernal equinox) marks the beginning of the tropical zodiac.

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Your Astrology for May 1st, Beltane

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Astrology of Today – May 1, 2015


This is a day for making plans and devising strategies, but we must first pull ourselves out of a spiraling, suspicious frame of mind first. The tendency to work indirectly towards our goals is strong today.

  • The Moon is in Libra all day (until Saturday, May 2nd, at 9:47 PM).
  • The Moon is waxing, and is in its Waxing Gibbous phase.
  • Mercury spends its first full day in Gemini.