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The Tether of Bodhicitta

The Tether of Bodhicitta

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Love Now, Dzogchen Later”

I have the great pleasure of watching the aviary building being built from my deck. How carefully these skilled workers laid the foundation. How carefully they smoothed the ground. How carefully they measured, so exacting, so perfectly, […]

Astrology for 3/4/2015

3/4/2015 Wednesday by Norma

Keep your happiness undercover as much as possible, as a hidden force wants to spoil things. Be particularly cautious in joyous public events; someone wants to throw a monkey wrench into the works. Fear not, hard work can undo anything! Detail oriented people can fix everything today. Computer got a glitch? […]

Astrology for 3/3/2015

3/3/2015 Tuesday by Norma

Mechanical devices are highlighted today: planes, trains, cars, computers, microwaves. Got a problem? Look to a machine and a tech-savvy person to help you out; someone is more than happy to lend a hand. Electricians, inventors, rocket scientists and everyone who works on a computer is on a roll! It’s a […]

Astrology for 3/2/2015

3/2/2015 Monday by Norma

Happy, happy day today. Something brings optimism into the picture; it makes the world sparkle and flash. A leader encourages and inspires people, and men are helpful in multiple ways. Romance is in the picture, and you can move forward on many fronts. A difference of opinion occurs, but it is […]

Astrology for 2/22/2015

2/22/2015 Sunday by Norma

Joyful activity moves you forward in a rush of happiness. Speed, assertion and fun are all-pervasive. If you aren’t in a good mood, it’s because you are either, a) under the weather physically or, b) under the weather emotionally. Feeling sorry for yourself is an issue, and it’s one that tends […]

Astrology for 2/21/2015

2/21/2015 Saturday by Norma

Inspiration still lurks in the background, but it’s harder to identify with all the movement, hustle and bustle. Everyone is charging around with a big smile on their face. The friendliest bill collector on the planet will make you happy to pay up. A favorable alignment of action and accomplishment is […]

Astrology for 2/20/2015

2/20/2015 Friday by Norma

A blast of energy kicks off the day. You are on the move, ready to go! Activity undertaken during the next week or two opens a new door. Athletes are out in full force, along with soldiers, metal workers, construction workers, and everyone whose vocation depends on strength and assertiveness. Someone […]

Astrology for 2/19/2015

2/19/2015 Thursday by Norma

Five planets in Pisces reflect the laid back tone of the day. Healers, visionaries, artists, sailors and scamsters are out in full force. Where do you fit into the picture? Water in all forms plays a role in the day – rain, snow, ice, showers, bathtubs, oceans, rivers, etc. Bring your […]

Astrology for 2/18/2015

2/18/2015 Wednesday by Norma

Today marks the end of one time and the beginning of something new. Make no effort to chase what is leaving, it needed to go. Rather, face the new and consider the ramifications of what has appeared in your life. A transformation is taking place involving your goals, groups and friends. […]

Astrology for 2/17/2015

2/17/2015 Tuesday by Norma

Are you ignoring something important, forgetting something big, or sidestepping an issue you’d rather not think about? A subtle collision between fear of the unknown and learning the truth is taking place, and the sooner you face it the better. Your mind is making up scary things. What to do? Take […]

Astrology for 2/16/2015

2/16/2015 Monday by Norma

Take a trip of some sort, go for a swim, hang around with people you love. A combination of strength and sensitivity prevail today. If you are strong, take good care of those who need help; and if you’re on the receiving end, be grateful. This is an excellent day for […]

Astrology for 2/15/2015

2/15/2015 Sunday by Norma

A startling event transpires today, one that alters your sense of how things are. The solution is to organize the situation, whatever it may be, to assign roles and move ahead. Strong feelings are expressed and the temptation to obsess is powerful. Don’t bother, the situation will pass. A friendly group […]

Astrology for 2/14/2015

2/14/2015 Saturday by Norma

Bouncy people irritate those who are under the weather today. Please have a respect for a house with illness. Bring soup and sympathy but not questions like “Why did you make yourself sick?” You will receive a bad response, and you should, after which you can truthfully answer the question, “Why […]

Astrology for 2/13/2015

2/13/2015 Friday by Norma

Grab the ball and run with it! Today you can accomplish what you couldn’t yesterday. Friendliness, speed and good will guarantee success. Go shopping for Valentine’s Day gifts today, you will find just the thing that pleases your loved one. Mercury is on the move, and you should be too. Call […]

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