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3 is my kind of number!
In Numerology, each number gives off a unique vibration. The number 3 is the number of creation. Optimism, imagination, self-expression, and charm are terms that can be used to describe the vibration of this number. The power of the number 3 is one that allows the bearer to create original solutions, that were previously unknown.
Many profound triads are represented by this number. For example:
- Past, present, and future
- The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit from the Bible
- Birth, life, and death
Bearers of the number 3 are the artists of the world. Generally extraverted, they possess a strong desire to express themselves, and to spread joy to others. The gift of communication, both verbally and written, is something they rely on. It is a tool that they were endowed with in this lifetime.
Of course there cannot be positive without negative, no light without dark. Negative traits that are associated with the…
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““The Martuk Series” of novellas… really captivated me…with an amplified sense of brutality and pain, there’s dark stuff here kids, all the way around. And I am on pins and needles for the next entry in “The Martuk Series”, “The Tall Priest”.
Not only will this push the envelope, it will guild that envelope in gold, hone it to a razors edge and use it in a beautiful & brutal ceremony. It so fucking heavy and beautiful and I loved every moment of it.”
So head on over and pick up The Wounded King, the first in the series, FREE now thru Sunday, March 12th, 2017.
Can’t quite believe it is the first day of February! I THINK I am now coming round from a particularly dozy January – not helped at all by a long bout of winter flu or whatever the hell it was…
I greatly appreciate the efforts of those colleagues who every new year, compile most helpful lists of the major planetary events. Last year, I posted Leah Whitehorse‘s very comprehensive list. This year, my thanks to that wonderful resource The Astrology Podcast: here is their list. I have mine printed out and pinned up on my office wall. Hope you find it useful!
Main Signatures for 2017
- Leo eclipse in August, and that axis shifting from Virgo-Pisces to Leo-Aquarius in general.
- Venus retrograde in Aries/Pisces, echoing back to 8 years ago.
- Jupiter-Uranus opposition off and on most of the year.
- Final phases of Saturn in Sagittarius, followed by…
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- Mercury in Aquarius semi-square Ceres in Sagittarius (06+/21+)
- Moon ingress into Pisces at 07:22 am EST
- Venus in Pisces quincunx Saturn Rx in Libra (03+/03+)
- Venus in Pisces quincunx Mars Rx in Leo (03+/03+)
- Ceres in Sagittarius trine Eris in Aries (21+/21+)
- Mercury in Aquarius semi-sextile Jupiter in Pisces (06+/06+)
- Sun conjunct Chiron in Aquarius (26+); Sun conjunct Neptune in Aquarius (26+)
- Venus in Pisces sextile Pluto in Capricorn (04+/04+)
- Mars Rx in Leo sextile Saturn Rx in Libra (03+/03+)
- Vesta egress into Leo at 10:53 pm EST
- Juno in Aries sextile Chiron in Aquarius (26+/26+)
- Venus in Pisces semi-square Eris in Aries (06+/21+)
- Juno in Aries sextile Neptune in Aquarius (26+/26+)
- Moon ingress into Aries at 07:30 pm EST
- Venus conjunct Jupiter in Pisces (07+)
- Chiron conjunct Neptune in Aquarius (26+)
- Mercury in…
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Wonder if Trumpelthinskin should read this fascinating article?!!
A curious introduction to a classic fairy story
How old do you think the story of Rumpelstiltskin is? It was famously included in the 1812 volume Children’s and Household Tales by the Brothers Grimm (a book that’s better known as Grimms’ Fairy Tales), but many of the tales written down by the German siblings were of a considerable vintage by then. The surprising thing is that the story of Rumpelstiltskin – albeit under a different name – is thought to be some 4,000 years old. To put that in perspective, that’s over a thousand years before Homer, and roughly contemporaneous with the earliest surviving versions of the tales that comprise the Epic of Gilgamesh, widely regarded as the oldest epic. Rumpelstiltskin, it turns out, is one of the earliest known narratives in Western literature.
The plot of the fairy tale can be summarised in a couple…
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Notice: on or about October 11 or 12, 2016, Jude’s Threshold will shutter for the last time. My thanks and warm regards to all who have followed, commented, and shared its content during the 8 years of its existence.
However, due to time constraints, I have not been able to migrate all the posts here over to my new Astrology blog Jude Cowell Astrology though I did try and hope you will mosey to JCAstro when you have a chance where Follows are much appreciated and No Politics or politicians will mar the cyber landscape. (I have Stars Over Washington for that!)
As for WordPress, I will especially miss the re-blog feature its format provides but with an abundance of blogs to manage elsewhere, my schedule and blog collection need an autumnal sweep!
Catch you later,
Jude Cowell, always the reluctant astrologer
Sounds like an intriguing novel!
I know Philip Kerr from his children’s novels and didn’t realize he wrote stories for adults. While searching for another book, I came upon his Dark Matter, a novel written in 2002 and it immediately caught my attention. It’s 1696 and Christopher Ellis has just taken on a job assisting Sir Isaac Newton at the Royal Mint. As Warden, it’s Newton’s job to hunt down counterfeiters. A challenging enough job but when mysterious murders start happening, Ellis plays Watson to Newton as an earlier version of Sherlock Holmes. Clues and body counts rise as Ellis and Newton face personal danger in the politically volatile back streets of London. Throw in a mix of alchemy and codes and we’re off on a most puzzling case. Turns out that more than the economy of the realm is threatened. A century’s old massacre pits Huguenots against Catholics in a revenge plot only…
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