Greek Myths & Metaphysics

If you’ll be in the Providence, RI area this evening, I’ll be teaching a class called “Greek Myths & Metaphysics” at a great shop in East Greenwich called Ascension NXT. Greek Myths are woven throughout our culture’s philosophy, arts, and entertainment, and they also feature heavily in many major metaphysical systems, such as Astrology and … More Greek Myths & Metaphysics

Understand Pluto by Understanding Persephone…

Yesterday, I posted HERE about Pluto’s impending turn retrograde, set for tomorrow. I talked a little bit about what Pluto signifies in Astrology, and I also held forth somewhat about what retrograde periods might mean when they decide to settle in around us. Today’s post is more purely aimed at fleshing out the specific character … More Understand Pluto by Understanding Persephone…

Astrology 101: Meet the Planets!

Last time around, I spoke a bit about the Planets in general; in this post, we’ll look at the major Planetary players as distinct individuals. Before we jump into their profiles, I should repeat here again that “Planet” in Astrology doesn’t mean quite the same thing that it means in Astronomy. For our purposes here, … More Astrology 101: Meet the Planets!

The Personal Myth Spread

What if you were the main character in a Myth? Imagine your life story being recast in archetypal form, like you were a figure in some tale out of something like Greek or Norse Mythology, or Egyptian, Aztec, Slavic, Yoruban…you name it. Your life is a hero’s journey… But exactly what tale is it?? 1 … More The Personal Myth Spread

We are Sisyphus…

In my recent post about Chiron, I was sort of obliged to mention Ixion as part of the discussion on “Where Do Centaurs Come From?”  Well, as it happens, I tend to lump Ixion in with a couple of other characters, to comprise a sort of “Greatest Sinners of Greek Mythology” trio: Ixion, Tantalus, and … More We are Sisyphus…