Venus Opposite Neptune: Astro-Alert for Sept. 29, 2017

Later today, relationship-centric Venus will be making a perfect opposition with mystical Neptune. In order to dope out just what that might mean for you, you’ll have to work through a few questions: What do Venus and Neptune each symbolize? Which Signs are they in right now? What’s an opposition all about? Which Houses in … More Venus Opposite Neptune: Astro-Alert for Sept. 29, 2017

Astrological Overview for September 2017

It’s the start of a new calendar month today, so it feels like an appropriate time to look ahead at what might be in store for us in September, based on what the skies above will be suggesting… One thing to be aware of is the fact that our long season of retrogrades (“Rx”) is … More Astrological Overview for September 2017

Astrology and Romance…

The other day, I taught an Astrology workshop focusing on what birthcharts can say about a person’s romantic potential (you know: Valentine’s Day and all…). We leaned mainly on the personal Planets and the Ascendant, and off to one side, I tallied up all of the Sign placements in the attendees’ charts, because I’m nerdy … More Astrology and Romance…

Zodiac Cards

Another Tarot Toolkit homework exercise. We handed out the Golden Dawn correspondences, and encouraged the students to look up the card that’s linked to their Zodiac Sun Sign, and to look for the possible presence of that card’s energies within themselves. I like to consider the other Signs that also play host to a lot … More Zodiac Cards

Astrology 101: Meet the Signs (Part 1)

In the previous post in this series, we looked at the Signs in a broad and conceptual way: “How did the Signs come about? What are they based on in our physical reality? What overall function do they perform in Astrology…?” We also touched on some sub-groupings of them – Polarity, Mode, and Element – … More Astrology 101: Meet the Signs (Part 1)

Astrology in Tarot: Golden Dawn Correspondences

More than a century ago, a group of brilliant occultists came together in the British Isles to generate a body of work that still informs modern metaphysics today. This small secret society called themselves The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn (often referred to today as simply, “The Golden Dawn,” or abbreviated as “GD”). Nowhere … More Astrology in Tarot: Golden Dawn Correspondences

The Four Elements: Links between Tarot and Astrology

When it comes to metaphysical disciplines, I’m a huge fan of Tarot and Astrology. Both are rich, fascinating, and deep as fractals, and they each provide their adherents with methods for peering into the very fabric of reality. However, beyond those overall similarities, the two are extremely different systems. One thing they do share, though, … More The Four Elements: Links between Tarot and Astrology

Evolutionary Astrology: Past Lives in our Charts…

I can’t say I’ve ever been a pure believer in past life theory.  I mean, I do absolutely believe that consciousness exists in forms we can barely guess at just beyond the walls of linear space and linear time that pen us into this 4-D existence of ours.  Having said that, though, I was still … More Evolutionary Astrology: Past Lives in our Charts…

Some very, *very* basic Astrology info…

So in my last post, I waxed on a bit about the avatars that we create for ourselves for use in wandering about through the world…  That is, we each have what I’ll call here an “inner self” that exists no matter what we do — this is our true self, inescapable, made up of … More Some very, *very* basic Astrology info…