Astro Journal

Current Transits – this too shall pass…

We’ve almost made it to the end of the year and we’re not out of the woods yet. I hope you’re all hanging in there and not getting sucked into the maelstrom of madness that’s tearing through cities and psyches around the world. The beauty of astrology is that it reminds you that everything goes… Continue reading Current Transits – this too shall pass…

Astro Journal · Mythology

Planet Myths: The Story Behind Mars

Mars represents your will and survival instincts and how you direct your life force to achieve goals. It shows how you assert yourself and express your desires, initiating action to get what you want. Depending on placement and aspects, there’s no messing about with Mars – he’s direct and courageous, urging you to go forth… Continue reading Planet Myths: The Story Behind Mars

Astro Journal · Mythology

Planet Myths: The Story Behind Neptune

Neptune represents your need for transcendence and the desire to escape limitations through surrender to a timeless vision or ideal. It’s associated with the creative expression of imagination, dreams and fantasy, as well as religious devotion and mystical union that dissolves the boundaries of the self. Neptune takes about 165 years to orbit the entire… Continue reading Planet Myths: The Story Behind Neptune

Astro Journal · Mythology

Planet Myths: The Story Behind Uranus

Uranus represents your need for freedom and change and the desire for independence from tradition and the status quo. It’s associated with sudden awakenings and insights that revolutionise your perspective and turn your life upside down, pushing you towards individuation and liberation. Uranus is the next planet out from Saturn and its orbit takes 84… Continue reading Planet Myths: The Story Behind Uranus

Astro Journal

The Saturn Uranus Square: freedom or slavery – time to choose

Last time we looked at the archetypes and history of Saturn Uranus alignments to see how they work. In this post we’ll explore possible events going forward and how to deal with the tension between these planets. The current alignment is the final square in the cycle that began in 1988 and ends in 2032.… Continue reading The Saturn Uranus Square: freedom or slavery – time to choose

Astro Journal

The Saturn Uranus Cycle: Archetypes and History

Unprecedented changes are taking place around the world and they’re set to continue over the next couple of years. The Saturn Pluto conjunction was just the start. Now Uranus is joining the fray and the world is being turned upside down. In this post, we’ll look at the archetypes and history of Saturn Uranus alignments… Continue reading The Saturn Uranus Cycle: Archetypes and History

Astro Journal

Reclaim Your Crown – Be Not Afraid!

It’s official. The world has gone mad! You know what I’m talking about: the coronavirus and subsequent panic by people who should know better (and probably do). I’m busy researching the Saturn Uranus square which is getting closer as Saturn enters Aquarius, and it’s causing me some alarm. Not because of the virus – but… Continue reading Reclaim Your Crown – Be Not Afraid!

Astro Journal

Saturn in Aquarius: Social Reform and Identity Politics

Saturn transits Aquarius from 2020 to 2023 and people are already getting wild with excitement. Hopes are being raised and visionary ideas are being shared – a new mini age of Aquarius has arrived! Unfortunately, most of this is hot air and fantasy and the reality may be quite different. Whatever happens, it’s going to… Continue reading Saturn in Aquarius: Social Reform and Identity Politics

Dharma Diary

Getting Serious about Spiritual Practice

Well, the year is almost over and the Saturn Pluto conjunction is only just warming up. I hope it’s not giving you too much of a hard time, dear reader, and that you’re doing the necessary work – especially because next year, things could get serious. We’re all going to have to bring our best… Continue reading Getting Serious about Spiritual Practice

Astro Journal · Mythology

Planet Myths: The Story Behind Pluto

Pluto represents how you relate to the cycles of life and death and the process of transformation. It’s associated with the primordial instincts and the elemental forces of nature and power. Whether you’re ready or not, Pluto confronts you with the necessity for regeneration and the evolution of your soul. Pluto is a dwarf planet… Continue reading Planet Myths: The Story Behind Pluto

Dharma Diary

A Fateful Encounter and an Unscheduled Pause…

It’s been quiet around here for the last couple of weeks and I’ve fallen behind in my writing schedule. But I have the perfect excuse: I’ve broken my left wrist and thrown everything out of whack. No more touch-typing for me – at least for a while – and pecking out words one letter at… Continue reading A Fateful Encounter and an Unscheduled Pause…