How To Use An Eclipse

How To Use An Eclipse

Solar Eclipse on Thursday (July 12th).  Oh-oh—what fresh hell is this?  Should I just hide? Negative, Captain.  Eclipses are energy.  Learn how to USE it. Here’s what you do.  Figure out WHERE it is—i.e., in which astrological house of your birth chart it lands.  1st...
Still Small Voice

Still Small Voice

A great deal has been written about love and fear—the archetypal wolves in a deadly fight for dominance in each of us—and which one will triumph, the punch-line being “Depends on which you feed.” Well and good; and true, as far as it goes; but I think there’s an even...
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...
Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

“They will tell you you can’t sleep alone in a strange place: Then they’ll tell you you can’t sleep With somebody else. Ah, but sooner or later you sleep In your own space– Either way it’s okay You wake up with yourself.” – Billy...
Sedna: How We Handle Hard-Done-By

Sedna: How We Handle Hard-Done-By

​Where do YOU feel hard-done-by?  Where you feel that others—and life itself—are out to get you?  Where do all the “have-tos” crowd in?  Chances are, that’s the theme of your Sedna; and its purpose in your natal chart is to teach you how NOT to be a victim. Sedna is...
Paying Attention

Paying Attention

I am frequently asked, when a major event occurs in my own life, “Well, did you see it coming?”  And I answer, “Not exactly.”  I knew something was up; I just didn’t know WHAT. I like to think of it as paying attention. When I get up in the morning, I look at...
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 Problem With Prediction

The Problem With Prediction

Astrologers, as most of us will be happy to tell you, are not fortune-tellers.  And yet, in large part, prediction is part of our stock-in-trade: we are in the business of reading the signs and giving a forecast. Like weathermen.  Like stockbrokers.  Like...