Jessica's new book examines the world-altering events of our era with humor, intelligence, and compassion.
I’d like to introduce a writer and her book to you. Her name is Jessica Murray and she is one of those people who have the type of wisdom that is essential for today. I have known her for over 20 years and believe the world needs Jessica’s voice right now. There is so much benefit in hearing what she has to say. Much of the content is part of our daily experience and conversations; and Jessica brings a deep clarity and understanding to topics with which we all struggle. She talks about the complexity of these times in the context of history, and connects the undercurrents of our lives so that they become understandable and easily digested. Her insights have allowed the many people she touches to achieve better balance in their lives. Balance … what a simple concept. And yet to have balance can make the difference between standing centered and falling down. These times require us to stand tall and move steadily through the uncertainties and troubles that face us. Jessica is a brilliant writer and exemplary astrologer. This is her time in history.
At the Crossroads, Jessica’s newest work is about today’s turbulent times, guiding the reader to cultivate wisdom and alleviate suffering. At the Crossroads uses humanistic astrology, an exceptionally subtle language that Jessica uses with great clarity, to provide cultural commentary and opportunities for reflection. The essays in this book are like an astrological instruction manual to take us through the years 2008-2023 with foresight, so we can respond with understanding rather than react out of confusion or fear.
Murray has always been one of my favorite astrologers. Her insights are
prodigious and trenchant, her intelligence is unabashed, and yet she
manages to remain warmhearted and fully human no matter how volcanic the
territories she explores."
- Steven Forrest, author of The Inner Sky
How can you help?
Jessica is finishing up the final edits of her book, and I am seeking support to get this book (and her wisdom) into the hands of as many people as possible.
If I were to do anything in my life, that I would consider a great benefit to the world, sharing Jessica’s wisdom with a large number of people would be at the top of the list. This is why I am reaching out to this great community for both funding and exposure. We only need about $6,500 to finish the book and revamp her currently outdated blogging platform enabling us to expand our outreach to get this important work into the world.
What’s the Timeline?
The book will be available sometime in July. With the support from Kickstarter, we will be able to execute our plan of action, expand our outreach of Jessica’s book and update you on outcomes over the summer and fall.
Our Gifts to you:
We offer you a wide selection to give you a taste of who Jessica is and what she has to say. We offer you her new book or a digital download, her lectures, a forever Skywatch subscription, a Calligraphy Birth Chart and for those who are interested, a private session to discuss your own unique and authentic life, where you may find yourself in the Cardinal Crossroads and be given tools and understanding to navigate with power, grace and integrity.
Our Promise to You:
We will send updates on how our Kickstarter project is unfolding, book release dates and personally send each of you your gifts for whatever level of support you choose to give. As well, our promise to you is to keep providing the best of what Jessica has to offer on the internet: writing, lectures, interviews, and more.
A special thanks to Scott and Regina Meredith of Conscious Media Network for their support, including the use of the great interview with Jessica.
Please give abundantly in ways that you can and share Jessica widely in your community.
I wish you all the best,
A preview of At the Crossroads:
“There’s a lot of buzz to this era of ours. Both personally and globally, people are aware of an extraordinary intensity in the air. Many of us feel overwhelmed by the chaos, so we tune out. This is understandable, but shutting down a part of our consciousness is not a good plan for meaning-seekers. The healthier option is to find a way of understanding what’s going on that allows us to stay sane and grounded. The intention of this book is to encourage this understanding.
This book considers our epoch from an astrological perspective, though not the kind you see in the Sun-sign columns. I do touch on personal astrology in this book, but mostly I use the movement of the planets (transits) to map vast, overarching macro-cycles, as the earliest astrologers did. To look at our world this way is to see things from a very big picture. It allows us to consider the fraught times we live in as a phase: a chapter in the long story of humanity’s spiritual evolution.
The essays in this book consider the symbolic meaning of certain hot-button current events, the underlying premise being that the ascendancy of a movie star or the election of a mixed-race president or a debt crisis in the cradle of Western civilization are symbolic of something the whole group is going through. Mass events bubble up from the collective mind, as part of a growth process by which humanity becomes aware of itself.
Observing life from this kind of distance is not a luxury but a necessity in an era like this one. Amidst the cacophony of our information-saturated modern lives, it is perhaps harder than at any other time in history to achieve clarity of mind. Every society on Earth right now is struggling. Old structures are falling apart everywhere, in preparation for more life-affirming replacements.
Any way of looking at things that allows us to maintain a compassionate detachment from the day-to-day dramas and the media-generated nonsense that passes for reality will be an immense benefit.
With enough perspective, we can not only understand but respond appropriately to these intense times, rather than merely react to them. I believe that each of us chose, on a soul level, to incarnate into this epoch. For me it’s a given that we each have all the resources we need to respond creatively to whatever arises. But to do so we need a perspective that confers meaning on the world’s traumas, as well as on our own. That way we can not only avoid going insane in these insane times, but we can find our soul-appointed role within them.
This book is an attempt to help us find the method in the madness.”
To discover more about Jessica and her work, please go to MotherSKy.com
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