Tag: Religion and Spirituality

Today and Tomorrow are Six of Cups Days

And because Cups signify emotions (both positive and negative), with the Six of Cups, I’m reminded of Jesus’ message – ‘suffer the little children unto me’ for ‘theirs’ is the Kingdom of Heaven’.

The Unexpected Benefits of Shame

In this context, shame is not a painful conclusion as it often assumed to be the case, but an joyous opportunity.

The Dangers of Individuality – The Sabian Symbol for Today

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

The Astro-Art of Wisdom

Wisdom requires using your imagination to literally push knowledge and understanding beyond itself into the realm of experience.

The Wicked Witch of Amsterdam – An Astro-story of Sex & Lies

I took the moral high ground and played Snow White to her Wicked Witch.

Literary Criticism/ in practice for a test

St Kevin and the Black Bird / by Seamus Heaney (1996) – And then there was St Kevin and the blackbird. The saint is kneeling, arms stretched out, inside His cell, but the cell is narrow, so _ One turned-up palm is out the window, stiff As a crossbeam, when a blackbird lands And lays in it and settles down to nest. _ Kevin … Read More Literary Criticism/ in practice for a test

The Hermeneutics of Divination – or why astrology works

The symbolic act of astrology is rather like turning water into wine.

Resurrection leads to Judgement and from there to ….?

Easter is an excellent time to consider that the doctrine of the resurrection leads straight to that of judgement, which like Karma, leads to the moment  when the ‘rewards’ for your past efforts appear. Sounds scary, I admit.   But the wisdom of the Tarot suggests that for those who’ve met certain preconditions, judgement is a time of transformation, healing, and – at long last … Read More Resurrection leads to Judgement and from there to ….?

Saturn as the Antidote to Your Saturated (shopaholic) Self

Saturn signifies our striving for accomplishment, material success, and social status – for authority and control. All necessary things for the individuated ego to succeed in the world.

With Easter Arrives Taurus & A More Gentle Time

Easter is the first Sunday following the first full moon that occurs on or after the day of the vernal equinox (the first day of spring).   It can fall on any date (that’s a Sunday) between 22 March and 25th April.  The most likely date is 19 April while the average date is 7th April. The date upon which it may fall straddles the … Read More With Easter Arrives Taurus & A More Gentle Time

The Astrological Houses of Air & The Word of God

It is in air houses (3rd, 7th, and the 11th), that you manifest your ideas even if you are often disappointed when they don’t accord with ‘reality’.

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