|Posted on December 9, 2015 at 12:55 AM|
An aspect is a word astrologers use when two planets are within a certain number of degrees of each other. The aspect itself has it's own kind of symbol showing how many degrees are between the two planets. This connection between two planets within the circle of a chart helps show how the energies symbolized by the planets interact.
Two planets close together are said to be in conjunction. The symbol for a conjunction looks like thi...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 8, 2015 at 12:10 AM|
The Moon is represented in a natal chart by a glyph we are all familiar with:
the crescent moon.
Although in astrology the Moon can be referred to as a ‘planet’, it is also acknowledged by astrologers as one of the two “Lights”, the other being the Sun. This is anot...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 6, 2015 at 11:35 PM|
The Rising Sign, also known as the Ascendant, is usually located on the left hand side of a natal chart like the one below:
In this chart, the Rising sign would be Cancer. This point is also known as the Ascendant. It may be symbolized like this: As or Asc.
Your Rising Sign is basically t...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 6, 2015 at 1:55 AM|
Have you read your horoscope today?
How accurate was it?
Not very? Not surprising.
The horoscope is a generic reading for the placement of one heavenly body in the sky, the Sun, for every person born during a certain period of time. We are all familiar with the speed of the Sun through the path it makes in our sky. (It takes the Earth one year to orbit around the Sun… making it about 30 days for the Sun to...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 10, 2015 at 3:15 PM|
In the US, today is Mother's day -
In honor of the Mother archetype - Today we're exploring the sign of Cancer, the symbolic 'mother' energy in the Zodiac.
Most encounter their understanding of Cancerian energy through the sun sign articles in the paper.
Cance...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 22, 2015 at 3:30 PM|
Do you have a number of close friends/family members/key people in your life with birthdays at around the same time?
It could be that there is a point / planet in your astrological chart with which they connect. The sun is close to the same degree in the sky for those with similar birthdays. It's possible that this point is a connection in your chart ant that the 'light' that they shine in your life is attempting ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 9, 2015 at 12:05 AM|
A few principles to keep in mind when viewing an astrological chart or reading or consulting with an astrologer:
The planets are like gauges. Their unique placements in your natal chart are indicators of certain energy patterns that are present in your life force.
Because the planets are archetypal representations of you...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:05 PM|
Emotions are often downplayed or undervalued in our society. And that's putting it mildly. Because emotions are so often viewed as out of control, we try to control them usually by keeping them out of site - stuffed in a corner, expressed when no one else is around, denied when their names are mentioned.
But emotions, even the unpleasant ones, are invaluable. They serve not only as a chemical release for the...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 1, 2015 at 3:30 PM|
Each person is the embodiment of a unique signature of energies. Whether we interact with that idea as 'personality', 'behavior', or purely in the physical realm of the senses, there is no denying that each individual is unique.
No one person is defined by one particular role. Although we all start off as infants, we move through other identities and roles throughout our lives. These ideas (from observed ident...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 31, 2015 at 5:55 PM|
When an infant first opens its eyes, it takes in information. It is the task of the mind to sort through this information and make sense of it. On a fundamental level, there is no language in the brain for the child to associate with what it is understanding. Memories, although able to be retrieved at a later time in life, are not reviewed consciously. Interactions are repetitive and kept to simple, basic needs: food, elimination, sleep. For most infants ...Read Full Post »