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The Transits of October 2018, Venus’ Turn

Last month, Mars finished the last chapter of a dramatic trilogy that began last May.  It started last Spring, when Mars squared Uranus from early Aquarius and went past the South Node. She then turned around, repeated the same transits in July, except this time became deeply entangled in a dramatic Lunar Eclipse. She turned … Continue reading The Transits of October 2018, Venus’ Turn

Air 風

Air is the element of thought and communication. It is the most malleable of elements. It is in us, around us, and through us. In Classical and Traditional philosophy, Air was considered the highest of the elements. It is through Air that we are able to understand the Divine. Air is the fuel for Fire … Continue reading Air 風

Soft and Hard, The Wet/Dry Polarity and Its Relationship to Astrological Aspects

The concept of sect, or the division between day and night, is a primary consideration in Traditional/Classical Astrology, and it corresponds to the hot/cold polarity in temperament. This consideration carries over to Essentialist Astrology. The day/night division has been tied to gender since at least the Hellenistic Era, with day being associated with masculine and … Continue reading Soft and Hard, The Wet/Dry Polarity and Its Relationship to Astrological Aspects

The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part V: The Outer Planet Senshi

In the third story arc, we meet two new Senshi, Sailor Uranus and Sailor Neptune. Just as the second story arc had a background of Plutonian overtones, the third story arc has a background of Uranian and Neptunian overtones. The plot of this arc is incredibly complicated. Even after watching it several times, I still … Continue reading The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part V: The Outer Planet Senshi

The Transits of September 2018, The Return of Mars

There is an old adage that bad things (and good things) come in threes, and trilogies are a common literary device. Astrological trilogies happen all the time. They are known as retrograde cycles. The Sun is the center of the Solar System, but in astrology, we track the movement of the planets from the Earth. … Continue reading The Transits of September 2018, The Return of Mars

The Transits of August 2018, The Great Storm is Over

Whew! The dramatic Summer Eclipse Season is almost over, and we have survived it. In Mundane Astrology, or the astrology related to larger world events, the impact of this season may be felt for about 6 months, or until the next eclipse season starting in January of 2019. Also, in larger world events, we may … Continue reading The Transits of August 2018, The Great Storm is Over