Astrology and Horoscopes


Reconcile A Skeptical Attitude With A Belief In Astrology

How Do I Reconcile A Skeptical Attitude With A Belief In Astrology?

For once, I can almost adequately sum up the answer in a few words–I don’t. I don’t really reconcile my “scientific” mind’s conception of astrology as something that simply cannot possibly work, and my “practical” mind’s empirically based realization that “but damn it it does work!” But I’m prepared to offer my explanations even though they do not result in …

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The Mutable Signs of the Zodiac

The Mutable Signs of the Zodiac (Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces)

Learn More About Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces As discussed in Astrology for Beginners: Elements and Qualities, there are 12 signs of the zodiac: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. Mutable Signs Adapt, Change and Destroy The four mutable signs of the zodiac are Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces. Notice how each mutable …

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The Cardinal Signs of the Zodiac

The Cardinal Signs of the Zodiac (Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn)

Learn More About Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn As discussed in Astrology for Beginners: Elements and Qualities, there are 12 signs of the zodiac: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. Cardinal Signs Initiate, Create and Instigate The four cardinal signs of the zodiac are Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn. Notice how each cardinal …

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Horary Question: When Will He Propose? Nov. 27, 2001 03:01AM, Union City, NJ

Some Beginning Steps in Horary Astrology

Table Of Contents: The Hour and Day Rulers Degrees of the Moon’s Travel Horary uses the Ancient Rulerships What Planet Rules the Quesited The Hour and Day Rulers There are several steps which must precede any viewing of a horary chart, to determine if it is fit to be judged. There are considerations before judgement. That’s the traditional term for …

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The Horary Moon As Ruler

The Moon is always the co-ruler of the querent. There are times when you should use the Moon as the ruler or co-significator of the querent. Naturally, if Cancer rules the ascendent, the Moon is the ruler of the querent; but when another sign rules the ascendant and its ruler is also the planet ruling the house asked about, allow the …

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solar lunar returns

Predicting Stages Of Growth Through Solar (and Lunar) Returns

Introduction The chart drawn on one’s birthday, at the time when the Sun reaches the same degree as at birthtime, which is known as Solar Return, has long been considered a useful tool to predict the main events of the individual in the lifespan of one year approximately. In the same way, the Lunar Return may predict the main events …

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marriage in astrology

How Astrologers View Love

Love, Soulful Relationships And The Stars In astrology everything is a force. Love, in this case is the force of attraction. When there is attraction what follows is union. This can be similar to the action of the astrological aspect called “conjunction.” Two beings will start as getting ttracted to each other, but the force between them can be so …

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marriage in astrology

What Marriage Is From The Standpoint Of Astrology

Marriage And The Astrological Quest For Wholeness Why do people get married? Is it for sex, for money, for tradition or simply for procreation. In this age where premarital sex seems to be becoming a rule rather than an exception, marriage for sex is definitely out of the question. What is more common these days is marriage for convenience or …

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Astrological Influence During Mid-Life

What is Mid-Life, Astrologically Astrologically, Mid-life begins sometime during the late thirties and ends towards the mid to late forties. Mid-life itself usually involves a considerable revaluation of your life: it can be a trying time with changes both acute and profound. This can be a time of tremendous pressure, but also a time of great promise and creative change. Mid-life …

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psychological projection

Projection and Interpretation

It is almost certain that when we try to explain anything about another person, we tend to project our own intentions, motives or emotions. May be that is the reason psychologists avoid saying anything meaningful during a “session”. It seems that they have been taught, that even a man of their special skill will easily make this mistake. Studying deeply …

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Understanding Personalities By Moon Phases

The natal phases reflect facets within the personality and life structure of the individual. As part of life’s cycles, they will also reflect the dynamics of a phase experienced by the individual as the Moon progresses by secondary progression. Work with these phases, as secondary progressed developing phases create a very important ‘backdrop’ to outer planet transits and help to …

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Lilith In Astrology

The Meaning Of The Black Moon Lilith In Astrology Lilith is one of the dark goddesses, like Isis, Persephone, Hecate, or Kali, expressing the feminine power of the divine creative, transformative force. If we follow their trail back in time, down to the roots to find the source of their darkness, of the fear and negative side they typically represent …

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Embracing the Darkness

All too often our spiritual traditions teach us to bathe ourselves in the light of whatever deity or deities we choose to trust and believe in. We’re taught to turn our backs on the darkness, the unknown, the mysterious and the forbidden. But by doing so, we limit ourselves to the greater teaching: the whole is greater than the sum …

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As Within, So Without: Your Challenge in Relationships

In February 2000, my husband and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary. I often joke that if I had known as much astrology then as I know now, I never would have married anyone. There’s no chart perfect enough and no compatibility smooth enough to please the astrologer’s eye. I’ve come to understand after more than 20 years of reading …

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Personality Types Astrology

Personality Types, A Commentary on Human Differences

People are different from each other. Perhaps when we mature enough to realize this then an interest in learning about these differences grabs our attention. But more than people being different, each day presents us with situations which are new. Each day brings both new people and new event challenges. So, what ways do we have as individuals to understand …

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An Archetypal Look at the Movie Breakfast Club

If you’re old enough, you remember how this 1985 John Hughes movie caught the imagination of teenagers everywhere. The Breakfast Club became the name for the group of five mismatched Chicago teenagers that meet in detention one Saturday morning and discover that they are more than what others expect them to be. Each of the characters embodies a stereotype that …

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Retrograde Planets

A retrograde planet appears to be moving backward through the zodiac. Even though we know that planets cannot stop, turn around, and review, revise & update its symbolic messages, we here on Earth have that celestial blessing. It appears that way at times due to the movement of the other planets in relation to our own planet, EARTH! To passengers …

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Effective Consultations: Leaving The Astrology In Your Head

In the classic Lerner and Loewes play, Brigadoon, Tommy Albright and Jeff Douglas are two American hikers exploring the Scottish highlands. Unexpectedly, they encounter something that is not on their map — the lost, enchanted village of Brigadoon. This magical Scottish village comes to life for only one day each century. Albright falls in love with one of the women …

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Past Life Astrology: Use Your Birthchart to Understand Your Karma

Review Judy Hall’s Past Life Astrology: Use Your Birthchart to Understand Your Karma

When I told several astrologers that my new book, Stars Behind the Tortured Soul Healing Past-Life Memories Through Astrology is about past life astrology and Holocaust reincarnation, they have all said “good, we need more books out there on past life astrology”. They are right, because there are not enough. I am glad to have added one to the small …

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A Chironic View of Astrological Counseling

As astrologers we are privileged to behold some of the many turns of the cosmic kalidescope which horoscopes represent. Each chart, each person, is an opportunity to witness another form of Spirit. Each encounter is a mirror reflecting another part of ourselves. Looking deeply into our own charts, and into those of our clients, we gain valuable insight, which enriches …

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