Astrological Musings
September 2008 Archives

A few weeks ago my daily newspaper (Sagittarius rules publishing and the media in general along with religion) contained a DVD called The Obsession, an “expose” of Islamic Sharia law.  Evidently the film was made in 2005 and was distributed […]

New Moons are exciting times of renewal and new beginnings, and the Moon was new in Libra at 4 am EDT today.  Each month we are initiated into the mysteries of the signs in zodiacal order, and following the Virgo […]

All but John McCain’s most ardent supporters are talking about McCain’s recent erratic and bizarre behavior that threatens his run for President.  In a campaign that has been more about emotional reactions than a clear look at issues, it doesn’t take […]

Shall we file this under Chiron conjunct Neptune in Aquarius, where the boundaries between technology (Aquarius) and the human mind/body connection (Chiron) are blurred beyond distinction?  And the mutual reception between Uranus in Pisces and Neptune (ruler of Pisces) in Aquarius […]

  Claire Courts has an astrological tribute, and Jill looks back at Newman’s activism and great works.Paul Newman will be sadly missed.

Financial astrologer Ray Merriman said last week in our workshop that Aries Henry Paulson and Sagittarian Ben Bernanke did a fine job during the big expansion of the Pluto in Sagittarius era, but that they don’t have a clue how […]

1.  Your birthchart is much more than your Sun sign.  You have more than ten  different astrological signatures in your chart!! The astrology that most people know comes from the horoscope in the newspaper.  If you’re an Aries, you’ll meet […]

Planets are said to turn retrograde when they appear to be moving backwards from our perspective on earth.  Western astrology studies the motion of the planets from earth, since we are the center of our own universe, and when planets are […]

I first heard the term “creative destruction” this morning on NPR relative to the current debacle in the financial industry, and I thought:  how perfect for the nature of Pluto re-entering Capricorn where it has already marked a destruction of […]

The Autumn Equinox occurs when the Sun reaches the zero degree point of Libra in the Tropical zodiac.  At this point the days and nights are of equal length, and this is the last sense of balance before the day […]