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How to survive the Saturn Pluto conjunction without going mad!

In the last couple of posts we’ve been exploring what happens during a Saturn Pluto alignment. There’s often a lot going on in the world at these times and it can feel oppressive and heavy. Even if these events don’t affect you personally, the stress can suck you into the prevailing mood. So in this… Continue reading How to survive the Saturn Pluto conjunction without going mad!

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The Saturn Pluto Conjunction: start of the New World Order

*Updated March 2020* Last time we looked at the archetypes and history of the Saturn Pluto Cycle. The current alignment is a conjunction, marking the start of a new cycle and a turning point in world history. Things are likely to be very different by the end of the 2020s, so in this post we’ll… Continue reading The Saturn Pluto Conjunction: start of the New World Order

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The Saturn Pluto Cycle: Archetypes and History

Take a deep breath – we’re about to dive into the murky depths of the current zeitgeist and it ain’t pretty. As I said in the Astrology of 2019, Saturn Pluto alignments have the potential to become your worst nightmare but it doesn’t have to be that way. The best way to deal with these… Continue reading The Saturn Pluto Cycle: Archetypes and History

Astro Journal · Dharma Diary

Chiron Return in Aries: a personal reflection on healing a broken heart

If you were born between 1968 and 1977 you probably have Chiron in Aries so over the next few years you’ll be experiencing your Chiron Return. Chiron entered Aries in 2018 and will stay there until 2027, giving us middle-aged folks a good hard look at our wounds. My Chiron Return hits next year but… Continue reading Chiron Return in Aries: a personal reflection on healing a broken heart

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The Chiron Return and the Meaning of Being You

Last time we looked at the pattern of transits in the Chiron Cycle and how that relates to the process of awakening. The cycle completes with the Chiron Return when the planet returns to the place it was when you were born. Your experience of this will depend on whether you’ve been working consciously with… Continue reading The Chiron Return and the Meaning of Being You

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The Chiron Cycle and the Process of Awakening

In this series we’re exploring how Chiron initiates you onto the path of individuation through a process of wounding and healing that unfolds in stages. This process can be mapped using the Chiron Cycle of transits to itself as it moves around your horoscope. These transits trigger the experiences you need in order to become… Continue reading The Chiron Cycle and the Process of Awakening

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The Chiron Archetype in the Horoscope

Last time we looked at how the experience of wounding can initiate you onto the path of individuation and wholeness. In this post, we’ll explore how that plays out in the horoscope through the Chiron archetype. Chiron is a civilised centaur who embodies both animal instincts and the wisdom of higher consciousness. He represents the… Continue reading The Chiron Archetype in the Horoscope

Astro Journal · Psychology

Chiron: Initiation and the process of Individuation

In Chiron Myths we discovered how the wounds and unfairness of life can lead to greater self-knowledge and healing gifts. Chiron gives you access to a higher perspective that can reveal the guiding hand behind your life. This is a part of you that knows you better than you do – and it has a… Continue reading Chiron: Initiation and the process of Individuation

Astro Journal · Mythology

Planet Myths: The Story Behind Chiron

Chiron represents your primal wound and where you have a gift for healing others. It’s the wound that won’t heal, but through that wounding your experience of life is deepened and transformed. Chiron stands for the wound, the wounded, the wounder, and the healer, and he initiates you into self-knowledge and spiritual growth. Astronomically speaking,… Continue reading Planet Myths: The Story Behind Chiron

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Chiron: the Key to Healing in an Age of Transition

The world seems to be going through an existential crisis at the moment. The old order is collapsing and ghosts from the past are coming out of the cracks. It’s a shadow eruption of wounds that have been festering for centuries. But we can’t react like ghost busters and stuff them back into the unconscious… Continue reading Chiron: the Key to Healing in an Age of Transition

Astro Journal · Mythology

Zodiac Myths: The Story Behind Pisces

We’ve reached the final post in the series as the water carrier dissolves into the ocean of eternal life. As a mutable water sign, Pisces unites all previous experience to embrace the whole of life and complete the circle. Its transcendent vision marks the end of the Zodiac and the start of the next turn… Continue reading Zodiac Myths: The Story Behind Pisces

Astro Journal · Mythology

Zodiac Myths: The Story Behind Aquarius

The practical sea goat is washed away by the water carrier. As a fixed air sign, Aquarius shares the gifts attained by climbing the mountain in Capricorn, and reforms society for the benefit of all. Through mastery of the mind, it awakens to the reality of humanity’s true nature. Aquarius is a masculine sign and… Continue reading Zodiac Myths: The Story Behind Aquarius