The Issue of Objectivity in Astrology: Does Personal Bias Have a Place in the Practice of Astrology?

Lately I have seen a lot of arguments happening within the astrological community about “lack of objectivity.”  Originally these arguments began in Mudane Astrology circles where the focus is on world events.  But then the debate seeped into more general astrology discussions as well.  Here’s what typically happens:  Astrologer A disagrees with Astrologer B’s views…… Continue reading The Issue of Objectivity in Astrology: Does Personal Bias Have a Place in the Practice of Astrology?

Finally! A Lucky Break: Jupiter’s Ingress into Pisces, May 2021

After all the harrowing astrology transits we have lived through since the start of 2020, I think we are all ready for a little good news.  So here it is:  Jupiter will enter his own (traditional) sign of Pisces in May of 2021.  Being in rulership, Jupiter’s power to bestow good fortune will be greatly…… Continue reading Finally! A Lucky Break: Jupiter’s Ingress into Pisces, May 2021

Struggling toward Authenticity: The Saturn/Uranus Transiting Square 2021 (Plus Transit Cookbook)

“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.”–Carl Gustav Jung A) General Overview In 2021 the major astrology news is all about transiting Saturn in Aquarius forming a last quarter square with transiting Uranus in Taurus.  The effects of this transit will be operating all year but will peak near the…… Continue reading Struggling toward Authenticity: The Saturn/Uranus Transiting Square 2021 (Plus Transit Cookbook)

When Will Things Get Better??? A General Forecast for 2021

Featured Image:  Hope Gazing at the Sun.  Style of Niccolò Fiorentino.  1485/1490 Sculpture. Medium bronze.  Samuel H. Kress Collection.  Accession No.1957.14.879.b Will 2021 Be Better than 2020? So the big question on everyone’s mind these days is:  when will things get better?  It goes without saying that 2020 was an absolute train-wreck for most of…… Continue reading When Will Things Get Better??? A General Forecast for 2021

Striving for Balance in Unstable Times: General Forecast for Libra Season: September 22, 2020–Oct 22, 2020 (Pacific)

Featured image:  Čeština:  Obraz “Balance” by Jan Wenig. 1964.  Made available by the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License General Vibe Happy Equinox, Happy Autumn (in the northern hemisphere), Blessed Mabon and Welcome to Libra Season.  Equinoxes and solstices are times of seasonal shift.  The Equinoxes mark times of the year when the Sun…… Continue reading Striving for Balance in Unstable Times: General Forecast for Libra Season: September 22, 2020–Oct 22, 2020 (Pacific)

Leo Season Highlights: General Astrology Forecast for July 22-August 22, 2020 (Pacific)

General Vibe Leo season is usually one of the most high-spirited and fun times of the year–it usually amounts to four weeks of increased joy, excitement, play, entertainment and childlike exuberance about life.  It’s the time of year when many of us crave to vacation, seek out fun, adventure or creative activities.  Of course, Leo…… Continue reading Leo Season Highlights: General Astrology Forecast for July 22-August 22, 2020 (Pacific)

Some Thoughts on the Practice of Astrological Consulting in Light of the Recent Sexual Misconduct Scandal

Astrology has enjoyed a boom in popularity over the past decade.  A rapid influx of young people into the field plus the resurgence of traditional methods have cracked astrology open and taken it into exciting new directions.  But what is still sadly lacking is a focus on the practice of consulting.  We are all so…… Continue reading Some Thoughts on the Practice of Astrological Consulting in Light of the Recent Sexual Misconduct Scandal

Cancer Season Highlights June 20–July 22, 2020 (Pacific)

Featured Image:  The Moon.  Alternate Title: Luna.  Series: The Seven Planets, pl. 7.  Johann Theodor de Bry (Flanders, Liège, 1561-1623).  Etching.  Courtesy of  the Los Angeles Community Museum of Art. Cancer Season 2020:  General Vibe Welcome to the Summer Solstice, the time when the Sun makes its ingress into the sign of  Cancer heralding the start…… Continue reading Cancer Season Highlights June 20–July 22, 2020 (Pacific)

Gemini Season Highlights: Twin Retrogrades, Eris Issues and Eclipse Season: May 20, 2020–June 20, 2020 (Pacific)

Welcome to Gemini Season!  Sorry I am a little late.   I got carried away with last season’s Taurus energy and did nothing but garden for weeks on end and could not prepare my forecast in time.  Here are some highlights about what to expect for the remainder of Gemini Season. General Vibes Usually Gemini season…… Continue reading Gemini Season Highlights: Twin Retrogrades, Eris Issues and Eclipse Season: May 20, 2020–June 20, 2020 (Pacific)

Taurus Season Highlights: General Astrology Forecast for April 20th–May 20th 2020 (Pacific)

General Vibes  Welcome to Taurus season, the annual Earth-sign extravaganza.  I hope you are able to take the opportunity to re-connect to the Earth during the next few weeks and spend some time outside communing with Gaia, in whatever form She takes near you.  The Earth sign Taurus is ruled by beauty-loving Venus, so be…… Continue reading Taurus Season Highlights: General Astrology Forecast for April 20th–May 20th 2020 (Pacific)