opening the doors of perception

Aldous Huxley is more remembered these days for his book, Brave New World,(1932) which arguably closely predicted our lives in 2021. But in the sixties, he was seen as a pioneer in hallucinogenic research. He took mescaline and wrote about his experiences in the book, The Doors of Perception: Heaven and Hell.

Revealing the prophet: Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran was a complicated man who experienced an abundance of Sagittarius good fortune. His chart shows Sagittarius rising with Moon and Venus conjunct the Ascendant. Sagittarius is the philosopher poet of the Zodiac, who looks to understand the spiritual longings of humankind and who often draws followers, helpers and disciples to their warm, joyfulContinue reading “Revealing the prophet: Kahlil Gibran”

If you go down to the woods today…

Beltane is the Spring festival when summer traditionally begins. It represents the comming together of the masculine and feminine principles to create new life. Suddenly, after the long haul of winter, Spring bursts out in glorious green. Herbs also represent the masculine and the feminine energies of nature. These two represent the fiery, stimulating, masculineContinue reading “If you go down to the woods today…”