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Butterfly Journal: Joy (Month 12)

The Prompt for the 12th Month: With love, we have opened ourselves up to joy and the beauty that is all around us, wherever we are. By now, no matter how painful and difficult it may have been at times, we … Continue reading

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Butterfly Journal: Love (Month 11)

In last night’s class, Transformational Journaling for Personal Growth with Butterfly Journal, we discussed the 11th journal prompt on the topic of love. An important point came up – in understanding love and in living guided by love, it is necessary to love … Continue reading

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Vedic Astrology versus Western Astrology: The Major Differences

Below is an old post, called Vedic Astrology: The Study of Light, that I wrote a few years ago when I first started this blog. I thought I’d re-post it here since I just created a short video explaining the … Continue reading

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The Twenty-seventh Nakshatra: Revati

The 27th of the 27 Nakshatras is Revati, which spans from 16°40’ to 30°00’ in Pisces/Mina in the Sidereal Zodiac. Revati means ‘wealthy’, ‘royal’, and ‘shining one’, but broken down rev- means ‘to move’ or ‘to go’, and –ati means … Continue reading

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Shedding Light on Jyotisha

I am happy to announce that my next book, Shedding Light on Jyotisha, Vedic Astrology For Beginners, is completed and now available for purchase! In Shedding Light on Jyotisha I explain the basics and fundamentals for learning how to read a Vedic Astrology … Continue reading

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Blog the Change For Animals

From my rescued Alaskan Malamute’s blog, Haiku By Ku: “You must be the change You wish to see in the world” Gandhi was so wise     Today is another Blog the Change For Animals day! Blog the Change asks: What have you … Continue reading

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Butterfly Journal 10th Month: Gratitude (Entry #2)

In the last entry, I stated: oftentimes, our teachers are the experiences themselves, often the most difficult and challenging ones. We can learn from these struggles. These karmic lessons, if we allow, will take us to the deepest and darkest places … Continue reading

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A Gift to All the Mothers and Nurturers…

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers and nurturers of children, animals, plants, the earth, and each other! If you are looking for a gift for yourself or another, I am offering for free the e-book version of my poetry book: Flying … Continue reading

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Butterfly Journal: Acceptance (Entry #2)

By accepting our situations, we can surrender to the process of metamorphosis and personal growth. Acceptance and surrender, however, does not mean giving up or becoming a martyr. It means embracing what is, right now, for it is only when … Continue reading

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Butterfly Journal: Awareness (Entry #2)

I left off the last Butterfly Journal entry saying: The biggest awareness challenge in my current situation, however, is in dealing with my mother. My mother has Alzheimer’s and I am one of her main caretakers. She is a very difficult person, to say … Continue reading

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