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?
Do you believe in concepts such as past lives, reincarnation, and karma? Historically, for most of my life, I was not a pure believer in the first two in any literal way, although I did always feel that the karma principle had a lot going for it. I’ve also always been on board with the … More Astrology, Past Lives, and Reincarnation
Mars/Saturn opposition, and I’ve had a headache all damn day… I can’t say that the Saturn (currently in Sagittarius) half of the opposition seems to be acting up noticeably for me, but yeah, this headache could be a Mars/Gemini kind of thing. At least, it could be if you buy into the most common assignments that … More Mars + Gemini = Headache…?
Astro-Happenings: it’s May 24, 2017, and a Mars/Saturn opposition is taking shape… Oppositions are Aspects that involve a Planet lining up precisely across the circle of the chart from another Planet. These relationships are believed to carry a certain amount of inherent tension. They’re very powerful connections, but the energies symbolized by the Planets often … More Mars/Saturn Opposition
It’s about 95F here in Providence today. My windows are up as I write this, so I keep hearing cars rolling by along the busy street outside, and many of them have various Soundgarden tunes blasting from out of their own open windows. This seems fitting enough, as the band’s frontman and primary … More RIP Chris Cornell – Hygiea Happenings
Astrology Update: Just as one tough square fades, another steps up to take its place… You may have felt the effects of the Venus/Saturn square that’s been testing our relationship structures since around the time April Fools’ Day was applying pies to faces all across the land. Thankfully, that square is fading now, and likely … More Saturn/Chiron Square: April 30th
It seems to be retrograde season for us down here on Planet Earth, what with Mercury, Jupiter, and Saturn all appearing to be moonwalking back along their orbital pathways, and Pluto poised to join them five days from now. But if you’re the type who fears retrogrades in general, it may be comforting to you … More Venus Developments…
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
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
In our last post, we started to get acquainted with interpreting the workings of Planets in Signs by following a single Planet – the lovely Venus – through several different Signs. This time around, let’s flip that dynamic, and accompany several different Planets through a single Sign. Since we haven’t looked at them in detail … More Astrology 101: Planets in Signs (Part 2)