The Summer Solstice and the Wisdom of Spiritual Action

June 21, 2017 at 4:23 pm | Posted in Astrology | Comments Off on The Summer Solstice and the Wisdom of Spiritual Action

Astrology with Michelle Gregg

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From our earthbound perspective, as we watch the Sun on his apparent path around us, he reaches the fullness of his heat during the Summer. Today, actually this morning at 12:25 AM Eastern, the Sun moved into the cardinal sign of Cancer, heralding the Summer Solstice, beginning his annual golden reign over the sky. In the Northern hemisphere we’re leaving behind the experience of freshness, newness, and possibility that Spring brings, and beginning our journey living life through the fullness of long, hot days.

The word Solstice is derived from the Latin “solstitium”, and means “the sun stands still.” So I like to think of each Solstice, both Summer and Winter, as a moment when we pause, take stock, reflecting on our connection and experience to our own “hero’s journey” which is symbolized by the Sun. In mythology the characters at the center of all hero stories are “solar characters.”…

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