Explaining the Name “Arrow In Flight”

By Steven Seinberg… Every once in a while – although to be fair, not all that often – but every once in a while, somebody will ask me what “Arrow In Flight” means. And then of that relatively small group of people, most of them will assume it has something to do with Sagittarius, what … More Explaining the Name “Arrow In Flight”

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

Tarot: Majors Above and Minors Below

I was making coffee earlier, and because coffee makes magic things happen, I was suddenly struck with this analogy from nowhere, explaining how Major and Minor cards in Tarot relate to each other overall.  Try this on for size: In many bodies of classical mythology, you have your humans living on the mortal plane, and … More Tarot: Majors Above and Minors Below

Journey into Greek Mythology

I’ve loved Greek Mythology since I first discovered it in childhood, courtesy of the big orange-colored book you see here at the center of this photo: d’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths. It’s an endlessly fascinating body of lore, bursting with complex characters, gripping plot-lines, profound symbolism, fabulous creatures, and colorful settings.  I love other bodies … More Journey into Greek Mythology

Sweet Chariot…

Studying Tarot can be like gazing into a fractal: the deeper you peer into it, the more it just goes right on opening up new facets of itself like an infinite flower… Case in point: the Chariot card. I’ve generally thought of this card as signifying things like willpower, struggle, combat, travel, armor, and whole … More Sweet Chariot…

Astrology 101: The Planets (in General)

Astrology is one complex field, no question about it. Not only is it bristling with all manner of symbols to keep track of – Planets, Signs, Houses, Aspects, Points – but not a single one of these symbols is cooperative enough to have just one single meaning. Instead, each one is more of an overall … More Astrology 101: The Planets (in General)