"“Venus has always been associated with the feminine in astrology and in culture, yet little emphasis is placed upon the wisdom aspect of the planet. With the cycles of Venus we are given insight into the unfolding of wisdom within ourselves and society, especially with the cycle of Venus’ inferior conjunctions – the so-called 2nd order cycle of the planet. In her timely and much-needed work, Firegazing, Gail has brilliantly outlined the meaning and import of these cycles and the deeper meaning of a planet that often only receives a passing notice in astrology, yet is so intimately connected with our own lives and what it is to be human. When Venus passes across the face of the solar orb, we are given opportunity to gaze into the very fire of the soul itself. Well done, Gail!”
- Malvin Artley"
- Malvin Artley"
About the Author
Gail Dimitroff holds a PhD in Leadership and Human Behavior. In 1980 she chaired the County Commission on the Status of Women and is an activist for women and women' issues. She has taught courses in Women in Management and Stereotypic Images of Women in Media. Gail studied short story writing with Paul D. Peery who for many years held a writer's workshop in Coronado, California. She has won awards for short story and article writing with the San Diego Writer's and Editor's Guild. Her work with Mr. Peery and her interest in the short story form paved the way for the writing of her Memoir, Mande, which falls into the genre of literary memoir. She has lectured extensively on the Memoir form and has presented at Border's etc. She is a member of the National Penn Women's Association. As a business consultant in the field of continual process improvement Gail taught, published and lectured in North and South America. Gail considers herself to be a spiritual peacemaker and holds group meetings at her home in La Mesa, CA, at the time of the Full Moon for world peace. She is an active participant in AAUW, VOW, and a graduate of LEAD San Diego. She was one of the first students at the San Diego College for Women, now the University of San Diego. Gail was named the 2011 philanthropist of the year by the San Diego Women's Foundation. Gail's interest in Cosmology, Astrology and Esotericism has peaked since she became a faculty member of Morya College-an on-line school where students study the Ancient Wisdom. There she teaches Esoteric Psychology and Astrology as well as a study of the Deva Kingdom. At her home, she teaches a class in Esoteric Astrology and Soul Dynamics.