August 2, 2017

Astrology Aug 2nd-11th (♌II): The Wounded Lion

The Sun rises in the second decan of Leo on the morning of August 2nd. The Sun will prowl this span of the sky until August […]
July 8, 2017

Astrology July 22nd – Aug 1st (♌I): Sword and Skin

The Sun enters the first decan of Leo on July 22nd. In this first face a serpent, flaming and lion-headed, descends. It falls like light into […]
June 30, 2017

Astrology July 1-10 (♋II): Strange Brew

The Sun enters the second face, or decan, of Cancer on Saturday, July 1st (7/1 8:45 AM PDT). Here philosophers gather privately, inside a walled and […]
December 1, 2016

December 2016: Wild Cards

Though there are a number of unique moments this December, the bulk of the month’s events orbit around the potent configurations between Saturn in Sagittarius, Jupiter […]
October 1, 2016

October 2016: Cloud and Stone

Boots on the Ground Our two friends this month will be diplomacy and discipline, as represented by Jupiter in Libra and Mars in Capricorn.  Although rather […]
September 1, 2016

September 2016: Ontological Threshing

September holds a number of interesting configurations.  Together, they should serve to bring many of this year’s themes to completion.  The month is straddled by two […]
August 1, 2016

August 2016: Charge!

This month we ride out to meet this year’s most difficult configurations on the field of battle.  It is a hectic month, with sudden starts and […]
May 15, 2016

Astrology 5/16 – 5/22: The Arrow’s Path

The first half of the week plods along the same cobblestones we’ve been walking since May began. Yet as the weekend approaches, that road becomes a […]
April 18, 2016

Astrology 4/18 – 4/24: Tarnished Silver

This week, the planetary tectonics grind and shift in order to provide the proper stage for the next phase of this season’s story.  The Sun enters […]
June 27, 2013

The Renovating Intelligence

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE The planet Mercury, the sphere of consciousness it represents and the wavelength of living energy to which it […]
April 9, 2013

The Glow Of Embers

The week begins with Tuesday’s New Moon in Aries, which brings an extraordinarily intense lunar month to a close, though the one it seeds is not […]
March 12, 2013

Crawling Ashore

This week begins with the slow dark of the New Moon in Pisces, but from there a new cycle unfolds swiftly.  Mars enters Aries on Monday […]
January 19, 2013

Pluto: Transformation

Treated as a “planet” by modern astrologers, Pluto is concerned with secrets, power, fate and evolution.  Pluto’s influence forces transformation by stripping away appearances and exposing […]
January 19, 2013

Neptune: Dream

Neptune’s influence is dreamy, mystical, fantastic, romantic, magical and delusional.  The slow planet pulls the veil of dreams over our eyes and also yanks it away.  […]
January 19, 2013

Uranus: Disruption

Uranus’ energy is electric, unpredictable, brilliant and sometimes violent.  It is the energy of genius, revolution, technological advancement and madness.  Uranus’ shakes up our lives, forcing […]
January 19, 2013

Saturn: Structure

Saturn rules structure, boundaries and patience.  Saturn brings us obstacles and limitations both internal and external, forcing us to confront what must be done and thereby […]
January 19, 2013

Jupiter: Growth

Jupiter is concerned with growth and learning and blesses both material and spiritual endeavors.  Jupiter’s energy is considered very helpful in whatever area it is found, […]
January 19, 2013

Mars: Friction

Mars is concerned with aggressive, vital energies, matters of attack and defense, conflicts, courage and hard work.  Although the planet‘s effect can be energizing, it touches […]
January 19, 2013

The Moon (Luna): Manifestation

One of the “planets” in astrology, the Moon’s power is to make things real, to give them a body.  Its swift moving influence is responsible for […]
January 19, 2013

The Sun (Sol): Vitality + Vision

Treated as a “planet” in astrology, the Sun’s transiting influence brings consciousness to the topics at hand.  Its astrological function is very similar to its physical […]
January 19, 2013

Planets: Our Little System

The bodies most often categorized as planets in modern astrology are the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Planets? The clever […]
July 25, 2011

Seattle Lecture and Workshops

I’ll be in Seattle the 13th-21st of September and have a few events planned the 16th, 17th and 18th. There will be a free lecture at […]
May 31, 2010

May 31-June 6: You Can Call Me Sensei

The moon wanes this week as we adjust to the changing landscape.  This is an intermediary week, with big things just behind and just ahead.  Last […]