How Do You Deal With Saturn In Capricorn?

By Steven Seinberg… Almost one month ago, the all-business Planet that we know as Saturn traveled onward from the adventurous and optimistic Sign of Sagittarius into the much more serious territory of Capricorn. As you might already know, the actions of any Planetary energy are always colored mightily by the Sign through which it happens … More How Do You Deal With Saturn In Capricorn?

Pluto Direct

Just this past Thursday, I wrote a post about how distant Pluto was about to station direct following five months spent moving in apparent retrograde fashion. Basically, this would translate for much of us down here on Planet Earth as something like a great, grim psychiatrist-God finally setting aside his pipe after futzing with it … More Pluto Direct

Astrology Forecast: Week of July 3 – 9, 2017

Take a gander at a few highlights drawn from the overall menu of Astro-events that will be coming our way this week… Mercury remains a busy little messenger-Planet, Chiron contacts offer opportunities for healing, and late in the week, we have both a Full Moon in Capricorn and a slightly intimidating Sun/Pluto opposition on the … More Astrology Forecast: Week of July 3 – 9, 2017

Astrology PSA: What Does a Retrograde Planet Mean for You?

You’ve heard about Planets going retrograde, right? Even non-astrologers like to reference upcoming retrograde events, and usually in fairly ominous fashion… Retrograde periods are not necessarily just horrible intervals to be waited out in the storm-cellar, though. It’s important to look at where a given retrograde shift is happening, and then see if you have … More Astrology PSA: What Does a Retrograde Planet Mean for You?

Astrology/Tarot Mapping: The Hierophant

The most widely used astrological correspondence for the Hierophant card is the Zodiac Sign of Taurus. And this is definitely one of the correspondences that, for me personally, just doesn’t work all that well. On the one end of the pairing, The Hierophant is a spiritual teacher and go-between, someone who – at least in … More Astrology/Tarot Mapping: The Hierophant

Astrology 101: Planetary Rulerships and Connections Among Houses

Here’s where we finally circle back around to the technique that I hinted at when we looked at the concept of Planetary Rulership a few posts back in this series… I’ll start by refreshing that notion of rulership… Each Planet has a special affinity for one or two of the Signs – astrologers will say … More Astrology 101: Planetary Rulerships and Connections Among Houses

Astrology 101: Empty Houses (Part 2)

So in our last post, we looked at empty Houses – that is, Houses in a chart that have no Planets in them. Some simple math will show you that there’s actually no way to not have at least a couple of empty Houses in a chart: even if you prefer a more modern approach … More Astrology 101: Empty Houses (Part 2)

Astrology 101: Meet the Signs (Part 2)

Last time around, we walked through a meet-and-greet with the first six of the 12 Signs of the Zodiac.  In this post, we’ll say hello to the back half of that hallowed group.  First, I’ll again supply that chart that lists all of them here (along with the Glyph, Polarity, Mode, and Element for each … More Astrology 101: Meet the Signs (Part 2)

Astrology in Tarot: Golden Dawn Correspondences

More than a century ago, a group of brilliant occultists came together in the British Isles to generate a body of work that still informs modern metaphysics today. This small secret society called themselves The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn (often referred to today as simply, “The Golden Dawn,” or abbreviated as “GD”). Nowhere … More Astrology in Tarot: Golden Dawn Correspondences