Integrating the Elements of Fire & Ice

This blog post is a companion to my video about Saturn in Capricorn, which occurs tonight at 9:49pm Mountain Time. I’ve been looking forward to this moment for a long time. In some sense I’ve been looking forward to it for about 30 years since the last time Saturn was in Capricorn. Its total transit Read More …

True Glamour

What is true glamour? The word “glamour” is defined as, “the attractive or exciting quality that makes certain people or things seem appealing or special,” “beauty or charm that is sexually attractive,” and most importantly, “enchantment and magic.” Often when we hear the word, we think of a shiny, sparkly surface; we think of things Read More …

The Unbending Intent of a Warrior

There is an apparent contradiction in don Juan’s teachings regarding the warrior’s life; but it really is not a contradiction, only a paradox.  He tells Castaneda that a warrior is fluid, flexible, and unpredictable.  A warrior has no routines.  In fact, the warrior intentionally disrupts any routines that happen to form.  On the other hand, Read More …

Unbending Intent Leads to Freedom

“Two basic qualities of warriors: sustained effort and unbending intent.” (page 194, The Fire From Within by Carlos Castaneda) My intent is to study the works of Carlos Castaneda and live the principles to the best of my ability. The goal of the warrior is freedom. Although that word “freedom” seems a bit vague. What Read More …