Apocalypse

Notes on Apocalypse – Wetiko Awakening

Last time we explored the nature of the wetiko psychosis that’s sending us all loopy. We’ve become trapped in a vicious cycle of unconscious reactivity and shadow projection that threatens to destroy everything we care about. But it’s not all bad news. Wetiko is actually helping us to wake up – if we take the… Continue reading Notes on Apocalypse – Wetiko Awakening

Apocalypse · Psychology

Notes on Apocalypse – Wetiko Psychosis

Last time we looked at the collective dark night of the soul and how it’s triggered by the collapse of the false self and its narratives. Next we need to explore how to deal with this meltdown and come out the other side. What do you do when confronted by a manifestation of the darkest… Continue reading Notes on Apocalypse – Wetiko Psychosis

Apocalypse · Dark Night of the Soul

Notes on Apocalypse – the Dark Night of the Soul

In the first post of this series (WTF is going on?!), we explored various reasons for our current predicament, one of which is that we’re having a bit of a spiritual crisis. Ready or not, we’re being plunged into a dark night of the soul. This isn’t easy for people who have never considered spiritual… Continue reading Notes on Apocalypse – the Dark Night of the Soul

Astro Journal

The Age of Aquarius: its meaning and possibilities

Last time we explored the current Age of Pisces and the transition into the shiny new Age of Aquarius. This isn’t due to happen any time soon but the shift has already begun. In this post we’ll explore what the coming age might mean and some of the changes that herald its arrival and whether… Continue reading The Age of Aquarius: its meaning and possibilities

Astro Journal

The Age of Pisces and the Transition into Aquarius

Last time we did some historical speculation about the previous astrological ages from Virgo to Aries. In this post we’ll explore the current age in more detail with a look at how the archetype of Pisces has manifested in reality. For more on how the astrological ages arise see: The Age of Aquarius and Precession… Continue reading The Age of Pisces and the Transition into Aquarius

Astro Journal

The Astrological Ages: some historical speculation

Last time we looked at the origins of the idea behind the Age of Aquarius and some of its misconceptions. In this post we’ll put the ages to the test and explore whether the principle works in practice by looking at some examples from history. For details on how the astrological ages arise, see: The… Continue reading The Astrological Ages: some historical speculation

Astro Journal

The Age of Aquarius: History and Misconceptions

Last time we grappled with the technical side of the precession of the equinoxes and the astrological ages. In this post, we’ll investigate the origins of the belief in these ages and explore some misconceptions about the Age of Aquarius. Is it just a load of New Age flimflam or is there something else behind… Continue reading The Age of Aquarius: History and Misconceptions

Astro Journal

The Age of Aquarius and Precession of the Equinoxes

There’s a lot of Aquarius energy flying about right now so it’s time to tackle the elephant in the room. The elephant in question has been painted with rainbows and has flowers stuffed behind its ears and is probably feeling uncomfortable and a little embarrassed. In this series we’ll bust a few myths about the… Continue reading The Age of Aquarius and Precession of the Equinoxes

Film & TV

Ontological Despair and the Rebirth of Faith in Rev

A great example of the Jupiter archetype can be found in the BBC sitcom Rev which ran for three series. The story follows Adam Smallbone, an Anglican priest who is promoted from a sleepy rural parish in Suffolk to an inner-city church in London. It’s an intelligent and subtle comedy that’s beautifully written and has… Continue reading Ontological Despair and the Rebirth of Faith in Rev

Astro Journal · Mythology

Planet Myths: The Story Behind Jupiter

Jupiter represents your need to grow and improve yourself, to make progress and expand into new areas. It stands for the search for meaning and the desire to connect with something greater than yourself, to find faith and confidence in life, as well as grace and joy. Jupiter takes about 12 years to orbit the… Continue reading Planet Myths: The Story Behind Jupiter