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Beneath the Guns and Politics, Gender Rage

Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: In the wake of the shootings in Tucson nearly one week ago, the focus of the discussion is on the political causes and implications of the incident. There are many, though what’s also clear is that there are issues below the issue, such as the deep frustration, rage … Read more

History, Turning on a Phrase

Published Oct. 8, 2010 | Link to original “We don’t want freedom. We don’t want justice. We just want someone to love.” — David Byrne / Talking Heads Dear Friend and Reader: Yesterday’s Libra New Moon quietly marked a threshold in world history, if you use astrology as a way of keeping track. We know … Read more

Chiron in Pisces: The Missing Piece

Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: On April 20th Chiron enters Pisces for the first time since it left in 1969. In a recent edition of Planet Waves, I described our current era as the anti-Sixties, but Chiron in Pisces is very much a true-to-Sixties factor. Think of it as being a little like … Read more

The Sibly Chart

Posted on March 10, 2010 | Link to original As promised, here is the United States Sibly Chart — the most commonly used chart for July 4, 1776. This link gives you the chart in another format; and this gives you the background on the chart, that is, how it came into being. I sum … Read more

Sun conjunct Eris: Calling home the castaway woman

Posted April 11, 2008 | Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: LAST NIGHT I was on one of my etymology hunts, this time for the word pious. (The last time it was the group of words shy, shun, eschew.) Someone actually described herself that way to me the other day, as pious, after she … Read more

Thema Mundi: The Chart of the World

By Eric Francis ONE OF my esoteric teachers, the late Arthur Joseph Kushner of New Paltz, liked to say there was a time when all things began. Sometimes the best teachings are the very simplest, though this is an easy one to forget. All that exists has its origins in time. Things and activities that … Read more

The Gingerbread House

Link to original “The construction of your gingerbread house will closely follow the building concepts of a real house. Proper planning is essential. You can make the gingerbread ahead of time, making sure to let it thoroughly cool in a dry area before wrapping securely to store. Be sure to allow plenty of time to … Read more

To The Core: Sagittarius Secrets Revealed, Act Two

Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: EACH YEAR in late [Northern Hemisphere] autumn, just before the winter holidays, the passage of time seems to be compressed. Socially, this involves the rush to complete year-end commitments and the pressures associated with holiday obligations. Seasonally, the days are brief and growing shorter, creating the sense of … Read more

Sagittarius Secrets Revealed, Act One

Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: Though this is an “off week” for Astrology Secrets Revealed, so much is happening that a brief update seemed worth the investment of a few kilobytes and a cappuccino. Thursday was the Sagittarius New Moon. This occurred at 4:00 p.m. sharp European Time, 3:00 p.m. in England and … Read more

In the Belly of the Stars

Link to original February arrives at the depth of winter in most of the Northern Hemisphere, when we live in the shadow of cold, rain and snow. Within February’s first few days lies one of the four high holidays — or sabbats — of the pagan calendar, called Imbolc in Celtic times. One of the … Read more