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

Eclipse Seasons and Saros Cycles, The Solar Eclipse of August 11, 2018

In the previous articles about the current transits and recent Lunar Eclipse of July 27, 2018, I discussed eclipse seasons and Saros Cycles in the course of my interpretation of current astrological events. Last year before the Great American Eclipse, I wrote an article discussing the meaning of eclipses on a metaphysical level.  Now, as … Continue reading Eclipse Seasons and Saros Cycles, The Solar Eclipse of August 11, 2018

Lunar Eclipse of 7/27/2018

I talked a little about the upcoming Lunar Eclipse in my article concerning the current transits, and I debated whether to specifically discuss it. As the eclipse draws closer, I have decided that I probably ought to. From a metaphysical perspective, eclipses are a temporary triumph of Darkness over Light. From the perspective of applied … Continue reading Lunar Eclipse of 7/27/2018