The Saturn-Neptune Square & the Disenchantment in Moving Forward
Saturn in Sagittarius now aims to curtail the Neptune excesses in our lives. Too much Neptune saps us of personal will, so sensitive we become to others' disadvantages or distresses that we give too much of ourselves in our attempt to be their savior, and go down along with their sinking ship rather than any lives being saved...
Was it worth it? Venus Retrograde Survival Guide
During any retrograde, we go inward for a time to process what that particular planet has to teach us. In the case of Venus, this is largely around money, relationships, trust and self-esteem issues- and our patterns, perceptions and habits in relation to these issues. Given that this retrograde is happening in Virgo and Leo it will be about the concepts of being good enough, self-respect, pride and the expectation or illusion of perfection...
6th House Astrology: Social Service & Humanitarian Activism
In the outer world, 12th house represents beings that have fallen into society's blind spots..
Mercury-Mars Aspects: The Motor Mouth
If you have Mercury conjunct, square, opposite, sextile, or trine your Mars sign, then you've probably got quite a motor mouth on you. The reason being that Mercury is the planet that rules how we think and communicate, while Mars symbolizes how we take action and assert ourselves. So, talking is a way of truly asserting yourself, much more than most. The typical Mercury-Mars person speaks in a way that makes others sit straight up and take notice...
The Astrology of Growing Corruption in American Government
Pluto is challenging America's Jupiter. Put simply, our elites are being challenged by a terrorist war. A part of this war will be fought with weapons of mass destruction..
Damocles: Ruler of High Anxiety
Damocles was an unusual name to give an astronomical body. The tradition was to choose a mythological being, and Damocles had been a real person. The naming foreshadowed the astrological meanings, for Damocles focuses on things that are very real to us...
Renaissance Astrology: Is Traditional Astrology Just Cold Reading?
Cold reading is a method where the reader uses statements that appear to be specific to the individual being read, but are actually generally applicable. It actually takes a good deal of skill to do well. The cold reader carefully observes the gender, age, social class, clothing, demeanor, etc, of the subject and then gets the subject to provide the reader with information which can be woven into a very convincing reading...
Rectifying Science and Astrology
Last week I described the efforts to make astrology capable of being examined by science. This week we look at a major problem with that whole effort...
The History of Astrology, Another View
It is the thesis of this author that astrology as we know it came into being only once in time and in one place; the place is Mesopotamia (roughly modern Iraq) and the time is to be discussed below...
Scorpio Solar Eclipse October 23rd
The upcoming partial solar eclipse in Scorpio will be the last eclipse in this sign until 2022. The 0 degree of the eclipse emphasizes this need to try new things, explore other ways of being true to our needs and values. We will test our boundaries and our old stories...