What Does Chiron Retrograde Mean?

Our society as a whole seems to have learned just enough about Astrology at this point to fear retrograde periods…which might actually be worse than not being aware of them at all. It’s not super-helpful to think of retrograde periods as being necessarily “bad.” Yes, depending on the specifics of a given retrograde interval, and … More What Does Chiron Retrograde Mean?

Astro-Watch: Mars/Chiron Square

Astro-Happenings: June 2, 2017. Mars square Chiron. “Ouch.” That might be something that you hear more than usual during the Astro-event known as a Mars/Chiron square. You might even have occasion to say it a few times, yourself. Let’s break down why that is… Mars symbolizes the Warrior. It’s our drive to assert ourselves, to … More Astro-Watch: Mars/Chiron Square

Full Moon on May 10th

This coming Wednesday, the Moon waxes full in the rather intense realm of Scorpio. That means a lot of light shining into a lot of darkness, as Scorpio is the province of such weighty concepts as sex, death, secrets, power dynamics, psychology, and transformation. If you’re in the Providence, RI area, please feel invited to drop … More Full Moon on May 10th

New Year’s Evolution: Take Care with This Phase of Self-Care…

My January 1, 2017 involved a sort of holistic program of both yoga and Reiki. I loved it in the moment, it felt great on multiple levels…but then I had a bit of a stormy weekend afterwards, anyway (emotionally-speaking), and not always for reasons I could pinpoint, which felt sort of baffling and unsettling. Why would I be … More New Year’s Evolution: Take Care with This Phase of Self-Care…

Cup + Wand…

Here’s yet another of these examples of Tarot Suit icons popping up in the world around us… This time, we have the relaxation-inducing singing bowl holding down the Cups role, while its “striker” steps up to appear in a Wands capacity. This gives us the terrific equation of Cup (singing bowl) + Wand (striker) = … More Cup + Wand…

5 Reasons to Love the Judgment Card

The Judgment card can certainly indicate positive developments…but it still speaks with such serious overtones that even on its best days, it’s difficult to view it as anything remotely approaching “sunny” or “happy.” The card evokes thoughts of Judgment Day, and that’s not a concept that can ever be taken lightly, not with its legions … More 5 Reasons to Love the Judgment Card

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 … More Lord of the Underworld…