Grace

Grace

One of the overlooked aspects of Venus Retrograde is gratitude—appreciation for gifts given and received.  In this season of looking over our lives and checking in with our hearts, it’s important to remember the people who enrich them daily—and to dwell a bit on the...
Works In Progress

Works In Progress

Some days I am amazed at how perfectly the Universe sets up its Lesson Plans.  All summer long, when we were being shaken out of our ruts by THREE Eclipses on the opposite side of the Zodiac from a recalcitrant Retrograde Mars, I kept thinking, “Well—if we can only...
Build Your Own Astro-Library

Build Your Own Astro-Library

The most important thing to do for anyone learning astrology (or anything else) is to READ—copiously and critically.  I keep a running list of astro-books which have been important to me (and YOU SHOULD, TOO!)  Light your imagination…illumine your mind! Here are some...
Borderlines

Borderlines

Every so often, we come to places of transition—watershed moments that lead us away from the known past towards a future that is both unfamiliar and uncertain.  Uncomfortable places, that make us feel precarious and vulnerable; and, yet, this is where growth takes...
Bad Hair Days

Bad Hair Days

Everybody has ‘em.  Those days of horror and despair, where you debate with yourself about even getting out of bed, let alone TALKING to anyone, even after coffee.  Nothing works.  There is no more sugar; and the cream has gone off.  Your zipper breaks.  Even the dog...
Sic Transit Transits

Sic Transit Transits

I was thinking about the literally thousands of asteroids active as well as planets in any given moment—the moment someone is born—and about where to begin a reading, when there are so many elements in play.  There are no hard-and-fast rules, no set formulas, at least...