Enter The Bull

Enter The Bull

Uranus enters Taurus today, after eight turbulent years in Aries. During those years we have seen a burgeoning Arab Spring; the rise of Isis; the astonishing election of Donald Trump; the growing choruses of “Me, Too!”, “Black Lives Matter!”, and “Idle No More”. ...
The Not-So-Merry Month of May

The Not-So-Merry Month of May

Tra-la!  It’s May!  The merry month of…no, wait— May this year is somber, like the spring that seemingly never comes. No matter the temperature outside, the astral weather is chilly.  It settles in with cold, hard pragmatism, demanding that turf lines be drawn...
Donning Halos

Donning Halos

Thinking about angels lately, since Saturn’s been occupying that degree (triggered yesterday by Mars) as it will be again, retrograde, most of May.  The Sabian Symbol for 9* Capricorn is “An angel carrying a harp”; and since Saturn transits describe the tenor of the...
The Season of Beginnings

The Season of Beginnings

Well, we’re over the hump of the Equinox; so now Spring should be clear sailing, right? Not exactly. Right now, Mars and Saturn are traveling together in Capricorn, in a tight 90* angle to the Aries Sun; so, for the better part of this week showdowns are likely...
Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

In addition to washing windows to let in the spring sunshine, and raking lawns to wake the frozen ground, I was thinking about annual astrological tasks the other day.  What do I mean by that?  Well, each planet embodies a sphere in our lives.  The Sun’s our basic...