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.
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
Like artists, astrologers seek to capture the essence of their subject – that unique signature style that sets one apart in the sea of humanity.
(the following is a ‘life writing’ project recently completed for my Oxford University Creative Writing program) When transiting Neptune comes calling, we set off in pursuit of the impossible dream. It’s rather like Don Quixote tilting at windmills. We search for something we’ll never find but in the process, we’ll get something that we need. At least that’s what my astrologer, Karen Thorne, says … Read More Tilting @ Windmills – Real Life Writing with Neptune
Many believe that where Jupiter is, you’ll be lucky. In large part this is true. However with Jupiter, luck isn’t left to chance. Instead, it’s all about timing and vision. Whether through religion or philosophy, when you see how you fit into the bigger picture, then all else falls into place. Jupiter is the Roman equivalent of the Greek god Zeus, whose name derives … Read More With help from Jupiter, you might get lucky
With the sun in Leo (leadership) and the moon in Sagittarius (adventurous philanthropic pursuits), today is a King of Wands day. In the King of Wands, we meet first-hand astrological fire symbolising the human imagination in its most dynamic aspect. Ever wondered why we ‘dream’ by the fireside and ‘light a candle’ to ‘show the way’? It’s because fire speaks in a primitive language … Read More It’s a King of Wands Day – take the challenge and rise above yourself to be a leader of men