The meaning of the houses in Astrology

A wonderful woman named Teresa, who came as a client,  asked for a quick explanation of the  Houses in traditional astrology. This is a technical explanation, meant to benefit those who are interested in learning a little bit deeper how to use the horoscope to predict events. We have planets and Luminaries, which are forces and energies. We have Signs, which are Archetypal ways those energies...
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Sunday…day of the Sun

Sunday, is according to the Chaldean Order , ruled by the Sun . That means the Sun has glory and strength on Sundays. Perhaps they meant more that it was a sacred day for the Sun, meaning that ceremonies to honor the Sun were done on this day. We can do just such. It is a natural yogic, or taoist, or naturalist, or spiritualist activity to meditate on the nature of the energy of each day...
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DeepWater Horizon is deep Pluto Capricorn symbolism.

On earth day a small tragedy occurred in the Gulf of Mexico. Deepwater Horizon exploded from a gas and oil blow back, killing 11 men. The accident was a furious response from the planetary gods to an amazing act of Man's hubris. The full effects of this tragedy are becoming apparent in just the last few days, estimates are now that by the time the oil flow from the well peaks it could be leaking...
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Mercury is Retrograde Again

Hah, Mercury has gone retrograde again. Usually this is met with quite a good deal of misery. Everyone runs around hollering about broken computers, broken down cars, crashing airplanes and everything else that can and does go wrong concerning business, contracts, travel, and electronics. It is actually a time of great joy, because we are given something to blame the struggles of our modern life...
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The Planetary Cycles and how to use them.

The universe is at first glance chaotic. Astrology is the noble art of bringing a light of understanding to the chaos of the Universe. If we contemplate energy and time, we find cycles, archetypes, and an underlying simplistic order to the Universe.  These themes can be studied and used through the Art of astrology. Making order out of the cycles using archetypes is of immense and practical...
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Monday is Moon day.

Monday is ruled by the Moon. Hence it is a day when the powers and energies of the Moon are very accessible, or so the ancient Babylonians thought.  In fact, every day of the week they named after a "planet". This tradition is still carried on to this day when all of our days are named after the traditional "planets" in astrology. Their naming scheme is still followed to this day. It starts with...
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Solar Eclipse at 25 degrees Capricorn

The post modern western take on an eclipse is that they have very certain effects. These effects depend on when the first eclipse occurred during what is called the Saros cycle for any given eclipse. At that time the dominate planetary event occurring during the eclipse is taken to be the main theme of the eclipse for its entire Saros cycle. Saros cycles last for 100’s of years. The effect of...
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The Astrology of Avatar

James Camerons Avatar is on its way to becoming the top grossing box office hit of all time. Its use of CGI technology, Science Fiction and Eco Mythic plot has struck a nerve in our society that is going to cause it to quickly break all previous box office financial and attendance records world wide. We can ask, why this movie and why now. Astrology has a very simple and direct answer. It is, the...
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