On 21 August 2017, there will be a total eclipse of the Sun. This will occur at 28 Leo 55. Whilst these eclipses are not exactly rare, (most calendar years have four eclipses, two of which must be solar eclipses), they do tend to attract a good deal of attention. This upcoming solar eclipse has achieved fame because of its connections with the charts … Read More What might you personally expect from the upcoming eclipse?
Summary – During the next few weeks expect a flashy, hostile communication involving (or instigated by) Mr Trump which will cause serious concern to the US court system and/or Congress. Could this mean war? Astrologers love making predictions about how the upcoming total solar eclipse will affect the USA. There are many ways to look at this but today I’ll do something different – … Read More Leo Ingress spells ‘communication’ problems for the USA?
There’s no sense in asking why Donald Trump embraces alternative truths – and there’s no sense in demanding him to do otherwise. As you can see from his natal chart, he has Neptune square Mercury and in the words of some of my excellent astrological colleagues – ‘this aspect indicates a difficulty with an overactive imagination interfering with rational and logical processes of thought … Read More Donald Trump – astro basics you can’t afford to ignore
Now the Moon is in Leo and this Phlegmatic/Choleric energy is characterised by the planetary cycles inherent between the sun and moon. This is because Cancer is ruled by the Moon and Leo, is ruled by the Sun. But their relationship is reversed (the Moon rules Cancer but is now in Leo and the Sun rules Leo but is in Cancer).
Origen (circa AD 185) suggests that it’s hard-wired in our souls – i.e. we are built to push the boundaries of nature with the purpose of breaching them – i.e. for example through scientific research.
With the Sun moving towards 24 Leo, the Sabian Symbol for today is an ‘untidy, unkempt man’. Usually with Leonine energy, we think of proud playfulness, openhearted generosity, and confident charm. But sometimes, it can all go wrong. The ruler of Leo is the Sun, which can be equated with the Ego – that part of your personality that maintains the balance between impulses … Read More The Dangers of Individuality – The Sabian Symbol for Today