Happy Chiron Return to Me!!!

So for any of you who might be Astrology-minded, today marks my exact Chiron Return. Unless you manage to live long enough that your age hits the triple-digits, then the Chiron Return is pretty much going to be a once in a lifetime kind of event. Interesting that mine happens on April Fool’s Day, too! […]

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Astrology 101: the Major Symbol-Sets (Planets, Signs, and Houses)

If you want to learn Astrology, there are three major symbol-sets that you’ll have to grasp: Planets, Signs, and Houses. This came as a real surprise to me when I first felt my interest in the field catch fire. I’d vaguely assumed that Astrology was just concerned with the Signs of the Zodiac, and that would […]

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Lord of the Underworld…

I wrote here last week about how I found myself in this pitched battle against the forces of that condition we call “strep throat”…and I can restate here that it was a pretty unpleasant conflict.  With the help of a round of antibiotics, I’m at nearly 100% now, and the streptococci have been shown to […]

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Wounded healers, Part II: Chiron

So yesterday I held forth a bit on the connection I perceive that links the astrological province of Chiron, the “centaur” (sort of a comet/asteroid hybrid), with the shamanistic procedure called soul retrieval.  Dealing with Chiron-centric issues and going through soul retrieval both involve searching out our deepest, most spiritual wounds, and then attempting to […]

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Wounded healers and Jacks of all trades…

Some people seem to be wired for studying one thing — one field of knowledge, one skill, one process, whatever that one thing might be — and coming to understand it intimately, inside and out, backwards and forwards, forest and trees.  Other people gravitate toward the study of many things, perhaps understanding them less well […]

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Up, up, and away…?

I’ve mentioned in this blog several times now how I’ve been studying Astrology intently for the last several months straight (following multiple periods in the past during which I much more casually just sort of dabbled in it)…  It’s been tremendously gripping this time around, and I have to conclude that maybe I finally just […]

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