Gateway of Descent #2 Venus/Inanna Sets Down Her Royal Wand 


Venus goes through Gateway #2 August 15, 2020 at 6:24 AM PDT

Venus works with her 6th chakra from mid August to mid September 2020


GATEWAY #2 The Brow Chakra or Third Eye

The 3rd eye or brow chakra is greatly stimulated during meditation. Deep relaxation creates a soft light slowly dripping into the third eye area, very soothing and healing for the mind and body.

If you are new to the CYCLES OF VENUS and how she assists us in our personal evolution, you can read about it HERE. You will need to read this article if you want to fully understand what Venus/Inanna is doing at each Gateway. I know, it's long, and kind of like a book, but it is rich with how Venus's Feminine Cycle of Renewal occurs.

Take your time, many women read it once and then come back and read it again...or read it slowly, letting it's essence become a part of you. You do not need to understand it fully because at first it seems like so much, but as you LOOK UP and SEE HOW Venus passes by the Old Balsamic Moon once every month for the next 6 will begin to HOLD this transmission of light in your BODY! I promise you....just keep following along. This works because she is there for us in the early morning sky to see and feel and intuit. She touches us with her light!

Inanna puts down her WAND at Gateway #2

Star Tulip is the flower associated with the third eye. With its perfect symmetry, 6 petals, and symbol of a star, the eyes of the night.

Bear is associated with this chakra representing the dream lodge. Bear hibernates in the cave of the heart. In her silent experience of tranquility, she develops inner knowing.

The seer, prophet, and visionary are all associated with the brow chakra. Intuition is highly developed as this chakra grows in balance and strength.


The third eye during meditation can produce sensations of bliss and light pouring through one's forehead creating a soothing sense of quiet attunement. 

Lapis Lazuli is one of the stones associated with the development of spiritual insight and intuition.

Quartz Crystal, with its natural ability to transmit sound, music, words via radio waves across distances, is a 6th chakra stone. Our bodies are crystalline in structure and by attuning to ourselves in meditation we naturally bring our bodies into balance and align ourselves spiritually a little more every time we meditate.

MUSIC (choose Tibetan singing bowls, open third eye chakra - this is soooothing!)

If you have been meditating for many years, you will notice this attunement to body and mind, and eventually to universal mind and intuition. You begin to know the answer to things just by asking the question while you sit in meditation. You become a clear channel for intuitive guidance and higher inspiration.

Take time for yourself this month. Rest and relaxation will help you realign your brow chakra if you are in a negative state or depressed. Do you have difficulty studying or concentrating? Then this area may be blocked. Your dreams may be confused, headaches or disorientation can arise. Your inner peace has been disrupted and you may need to pay special attention to this area. A relaxing session with a healer will help you to come back to a natural state of feeling at ease and restore this amazing and important chakra.


But before this can happen there may be a need to release tensions associated with patterns of thinking that foster DUALITY. This is one of the shadow sides of our Venus Metagoddess in Gemini as she makes her descent during this part of the cycle of Venus.

What can cause feelings of extreme mental distress or confusion, perhaps a feeling of being UNDER A SPELL? 


The duality of the twins in Gemini stems from the lower mind. In mythology one twin was mortal and one was immortal and each of them had their own point of view. There is a tug-of-war in understanding how to react to the events of this world and the bigger picture of our lives and of the world and what is occurring on it.

False prejudice stands in our way if we have "either-or thinking patterns" that could involve any of the following:

My life is great, my life is terrible!

Are you with us or against us?

Political Polarities: liberal vs. conservatives

Male vs. Female

Winner over loser

The color of one's skin: White vs. Black vs. Red vs. Yellow

Religious beliefs that divide instead of unite

Spiritual vs. materialistic

You can probably think of many more. "She's this way, I'm that way" one of my favorites when it comes to being critical of another woman! It helped destroy my relationship with my daughter-in-law who I thought was so very different than me! Yes, all these ways of thinking are so ingrained in our culture that we consider them NORMAL. They are not normal. They are sapping your energy and your light!

The Rainbow Goddess that we are working with during this entire Venus Cycle from June 9, 2020 to Jan. 15, 2022 is in Gemini and she is concerned with TRUTH. She can lighten your load and ease your burdens when you work with the release of false judgments and mindless prejudices often passed down from generation to generation.


To become a carrier of new visions, you will need a time to release old states of outworn unconscious patterns. That is our work mid August to mid September.

Your Brow chakra will feel soothed this month as you release old thinking patterns that separate you from others and from the vast possibilities in your life.

Your PERCEPTION will change and grow. 

Since perception depends on your state of consciousness, your truth will become a broader field of possibilities as you let go of the cultural SPELLS that BIND you! Even economic truths such as the old "survival of the fittest" are no longer relevant. Science has shown us that we actually progress faster and with less chaos if we co-operate and work together.

Headaches or an overburdened mind may indicate that certain thoughts just are not healthy for us to have. Or we may be thinking instead of feeling. Obsessions can also arise when this chakra is out of balance.

IRIS, Rainbow Goddess works well with a feminine Gemini 

IRIS is a multi-colored Goddess. She has many ways to do the one thing! She thinks more with her intuition and imagination. Perhaps you have some comfortable views about life that will be thrown into disarray this month! This is a sign that you are on the right path! Let the old ways dissolve as you begin to inhabit the landscape of a rainbow! You deserve to have greater calmness and a lighter heart as you grow and balance this wonderful chakra.

Remember, we just need to have the INTENT to release old thinking patterns. Intent is powerful and it gets us off the hook of thinking we have to do it RIGHT NOW! This month we consciously uncover the old thought patterns and then our unconscious mind can have a go at it. This is a 585 day cycle, once you begin the process consciously your mind/heart will hook into the idea and continue to work for you esp. during this month.....and beyond as the cycle continues.

"The Soul's Journey in Astrology"     by Sharon Russell

A great beginner's book in FEMININE ASTROLOGY. You will find a lovely page on GEMINI, the archetype we are working on with Venus until 2022 in this book along with all 12 images of the divine feminine zodiac!  Click HERE.

Healing wand of crystal and silver.


What seems impossible to the rational mind becomes possible when we create an opening in our awareness for these alchemical ingredients:





These four are like the four directions, the cornerstones of our lives. They remind us that the wheel of life is always turning. We do not stay in one place for very long as change occurs, alchemy incorporates new ingredients so that you grow, evolve with Venus making new outcomes possible!

Imagination is like bringing in the direction of the EAST. A new day dawns and it will be like no other. We decide what we will do that day and how and with what attitude we will do it in.  Surprises happen! We use our imagination to solve problems and increase our choices.

A soft intention brings in the SOUTH. We are like children who want to play and we can best feel comforted in our play when we know "Mother is near, she is watching over us." or "The Goddess is in  my play and I ask for protection and guidance in this matter." or "What would so and so (a wise person we know) say about this?" We do not put unrealistic demands on ourselves or our bodies.

Our intent is soft because it comes from our innocence, it is not sharp or demanding. Somehow, magic comes to meet us on the yellow brick road!

Intuition comes from the WEST. Without too much overthinking, it comes to us what to do or not do. Not doing can be as important as doing. We have an insight that is based on a subtle feeling or sense.

"Intuition gives insight; it revels in the garden of magical possibilities as if they were real."

                                                                            Carl Jung

And from the direction of the NORTH, we use our WILL. But the key to using our will lies in our hearts being open and our minds being unfettered by outworn past beliefs.

When Venus/Inanna made her descent she released her Wand of Power and accepted her need to develop increased mastery over the domain of her intuition and ability to hold a new, more inspired vision, one that would uplift and create a new story of the Rainbow Goddess Gemini archetype. She lay her staff down. She does this for herself and she does it for the world, to be a part of the new world story!

Venus is conjunct the Balsamic Moon as she passes through her 2nd Gateway. It can look something

like this when Venus is at Her exact gateway point!

LOOK UP to the EAST before SUNRISE, to view the progress of Venus as she goes through her third Gateway of Descent ( Horns to the Right is the OLD or BALSAMIC MOON that you will be looking at and Venus will be BRIGHT but not twinkling).

Gateway #2  is Aug. 15 at 6:24 AM Pacific Daylight Time at 7° Cancer and you can start viewing a day or two earlier to watch the progress of Venus. If you live along the Pacific Coast, get up a little earlier on the 15th so you can see this before the sun gets too bright in the early morning sky!

Open your third eye and let the light and love pour in! ENJOY!

I wish you peaceful dreams.....but if instead you have some dreams that are not, write then down and talk them out with a friend - they may relate to your work with this chakra during this time from mid August through mid September 2020.

Dixie Gladstone

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