Author Archives: Heather Ensworth

About Heather Ensworth

Heather Ensworth is a clinical psychologist, astrologer and shamanic practitioner. She does astrology readings, teaches classes on astrology and spirituality and co-facilitates a Women’s Mystery School. She is author of the book Finding Our Center: Wisdom from the Stars and Planets in Times of Change (Universe Press, 2009) and has had articles published in The Mountain Astrologer and Watkins Mind, Body, Spirit magazine. She can be seen in an interview about astrology on AfterLifeTV.com: “The Blueprint of Your Soul’s Purpose.” She can be contacted through her website: www.risingmoonhealingcenter.com or by email: hensw@comcast.net.

The Gift of Astrology – Guidance from the Stars and Planets

“Astrology is a language. If you understand this language, the sky speaks to you.”
~Dane Rudhyar

Astrology is our most ancient science and art dating back thousands of years. All around the world, ancient cultures have used the stars and movements of the planets to gain guidance.

planet mashupBeginning about 400 BCE, the first horoscope was developed. Until the past few hundred years, astrology was valued by almost all cultures. Most of our ancient myths are based on the movements of the planets and how they speak to our experiences on Earth. It is only in the last few hundred years, that we have separated ourselves from the wisdom of the sky and felt that we humans could understand ourselves as separate from the energies of the Earth and sky.

We are now rediscovering through quantum physics what was known in ancient wisdom traditions; everything is energy and everything is interconnected. We live in a holographic universe. The macrocosm reflects the microcosm. The movements of the planets and stars are mirrored in the energies on the Earth. With this understanding, there has been a resurgence and renewal of interest in astrology.

The gift of astrology is that we can gain guidance … Read the rest


Support from Our Animal Guides

“As I walk and spend time in nature, I open to these synchronistic experiences
with animals and set the intention to be open to their wisdom.”
~Heather Ensworth

About 20 years ago, I was going through a major time of change in my life. My primary relationship was ending, my work situation was uncertain, and so much of my life was in flux. I felt uncertain, confused and anxious. Every morning, part of my daily spiritual practice was to walk in the woods near my home.

One day, when I was in a particularly dark place and feeling depressed and overwhelmed, I came around a bend in the trail, and there on a branch in the tree right above me, was a barred owl. The owl stared and me, and I stared at the owl for several minutes until it flew off. The next day, I encountered an owl again. The third day, I was coming back from my walk, later than usual, and got back to my house at mid-day. There standing in the middle of my back yard was a barred owl. It is very unusual to see an owl in the middle of the day, let alone … Read the rest


The Gift of Astrology – Guidance from the Stars and Planets

stars-and-planetsAstrology is our most ancient science and art dating back thousands of years. All around the world, ancient cultures have used the stars and movements of the planets to gain guidance.

Beginning about 400 BCE, the first horoscope was developed. Until the past few hundred years, astrology was valued by almost all cultures. Most of our ancient myths are based on the movements of the planets and how they speak to our experiences on Earth. It is only in the last few hundred years, that we have separated ourselves from the wisdom of the sky and felt that we humans could understand ourselves as separate from the energies of the Earth and sky.

We are now rediscovering through quantum physics what was known in ancient wisdom traditions; everything is energy and everything is interconnected. We live in a holographic universe. The macrocosm reflects the microcosm. The movements of the planets and stars are mirrored in the energies on the Earth. With this understanding, there has been a resurgence and renewal of interest in astrology.

The gift of astrology is that we can gain guidance about our lives and our times through understanding these patterns of the stars and planets. When … Read the rest


Want to Hear More About Astrology From Heather Ensworth?

You’re in luck! To listen to her radio interview with Nancy Carlstrom click on the audio play button below. You may also download the interview MP3 file.  You’ll hear more about how to use astrology in your own life. Also, Heather shares the story of her own transformational experience.