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aspects Archives

As many of you may already know, a “trine” is when two planets are 120 degrees apart. It’s generally considered to be the “best” aspect. If you have one in your birth chart (and you very well may, somewhere) the […]

Happy Star Wars Day! If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ve probably come to the conclusion that I am some kind of Science Fiction nerd… and you would be absolutely correct. I’ve written about Star Wars from […]

There are a lot of business books out there telling you how to develop your leadership skills and how to help your underlings work more efficiently as a team. Sure, that’s great, but most people will admit that there also […]

Previously, I illustrated how the major aspects worked by describing how Mercury and Mars would interact while in a long line-up to get their Driver’s Licenses renewed (click here if you missed it). Also previously, I picked on the minor […]

I’ve written about the aspects — how planets in your birth chart interact with each other — before, and yet it seems the subject needs more explanation. Here, for example, are the major aspects as seen through the Star Wars […]

Ever gone to a large family gathering and gotten stuck sitting at the children’s table? You know: the place where they park all the kids to keep them out of the way of the grown-ups so that actual adult conversations […]

Don’t panic… if it’s Western Astrology you want, I’ll be back to regular business next time. But if you’ve ever heard of Vedic Astrology (the kind of astrology traditionally practiced in India… and which I’ve written about before HERE), you’ve […]

Although modern astrologers are told to not look at aspects as being “good” or “bad,” there’s no question that some aspects are a lot more comfortable to live with than others. If you’ve ever read a basic online description of […]

Last Sunday here in Calgary, two heavily armed men of Middle Eastern descent named Mohammed entered a crowded night club and started shooting people. Now, what’s the first word that comes to mind when you hear this? (pause) …starts with […]

A lot of astrologers love yods. I can see why that is. It gives us as astrologers a lot of opportunity to talk about things like “life purpose” and “higher goals” and things like that. That makes us all feel […]