MYTHOLOGICAL MERCURY presides over exchanges, barters, and communication. As the patron god of crossroads, he presides over connections of every kind, is the god of thieves (the other side of the business deal), although a god in his own right, he is the winged messenger of all the gods, presides over every aspect of the alchemical process, turning lead into gold, is the psychopomp, … Read More Mercurial Implications for Coaching
What might those with Sun in Aquarius expect this year? Goals and values serve each other. With Venus and the Sun conjunct (in Aquarius), you can look forward to a harmonious period. Enjoy music, the arts, anything and everything that not only makes you feel good, but also that is in keeping with your personal values. Not certain what those values might be? Great … Read More Happy Birthday Aquarius
Some have suggested that Putin and Trump are two peas in a pod – and on the surface, it might look as if this is true. But astrologically, you couldn’t ask for two different men, at least in regards to ‘truth’: Both men share close contacts between Mercury and Neptune – hence the construction and delivery of alternative realities is something they most definitely … Read More PUTIN and TRUMP – Astro basics lovers of ‘truth’ ought not to ignore
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
Fear of loss and betrayal can be all consuming with this configuration – when his emotional needs are not met, those close to him can expect sulky, manipulative behaviour.
The composite chart is created by taking the midpoint between pairs of each of two person’s natal planets (in this case Mercury and Neptune) and using them to create a third, new chart. The composite chart is not the same as synastry, which examines how one person impacts the other. Instead the composite chart represents the relationship as a whole giving insight into the … Read More Composite Mercury Conjunct Composite Neptune
In classical mythology, Mercury is the trickster god and hence like the Fool card in the tarot, has no fixed agenda. Indeed his is a spontaneous approach to life and although he rushes in where angels may fear to tread, he is usually successful.
ecause Mars is ‘at the bends’, it is also a strong significator of profession. Traditionally Mars is linked to the warrior classes. Today it might equate to anything connected arguments/disputes and/or sharp (knife/blade) things – such as being a butcher or surgeon or a judge who resolves disputes in a court of law.
What I’m going to do is split every single one of them into two halves (regarding Zeus’ solution to the overambitious human androgynies, Plato, Symposium) Astrological oppositions are dynamic. They pull us off balance to catch our attention. They force growth. They require psychological projection, conflict & challenge, confrontation, and finally (hopefully) compromise. Apparently there is no way to avoid oppositions. Like castor oil, … Read More Astrological oppositions & the Gateway to the Garden of Eden