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Derivative Houses: The Buddha Palm Technique Of Ultimate Astrology Mastery!

posted by Matthew Currie

Okay, I admit it: I picked the title for this entry because it’s a lot more exciting sounding than “Derivative Houses: An Under-Appreciated Astrological Technique.” But if you are learning astrology, the Derivative Houses Technique really is a great way […]

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Annoying But Useful Astrology Aspects, Part 2: Yod Help Us!

posted by Matthew Currie

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 […]

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Annoying But Useful Astrology Aspects, Part 1: The Quincunx

posted by Matthew Currie

Today and tomorrow: a bit of a sidetrack from my coverage of the major aspects in astrology. Today I’d like to talk to you about the quincunx. Actually, I’d like to be able to like to talk to you about it, but […]

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Astrology, Compatibility, Mercury, And Cowboy Monkey

posted by Matthew Currie

It’s kind of a cliche, but still true:  the key to a successful relationship is communication. And it’s interesting to notice that Mercury, the planet most associated with communications in astrology, is also the most gender-neutral of the planets. Ancient […]

How To Handle Venus Retrograde: Selah

posted by Matthew Currie

“Hath God forgotten to be gracious? Hath he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Selah.” -Psalm 77:9 Venus turns retrograde this Saturday. If you are familiar with the concept of Mercury retrograde, you know that it often a time when […]

Hey Kids, It’s The Uncle Saturn Show!

posted by Matthew Currie

(SCENE: A brightly lit set at a local television station, decorated like a child’s treehouse. An audience of children await the beginning of the show. Cheerful theme music plays.) ANNOUNCER: Hey kids — it’s time for everyone’s favorite new after […]

Astrology Of Christopher Lee: Birth Chart Of Darkness!

posted by Matthew Currie

I’m teaching an online course in Introductory Astrology, and as part of that course I have put up the chart of a number of famous people, but without the names attached. Purely by coincidence (yeah, I hear you in the […]

Jupiter: Your Astrological Happy Place

posted by Matthew Currie

Does it seem strange to you that the biggest planet in the Solar System doesn’t get as much press as many of the others, when it comes to astrology? Part of the reason for that is, I think, because Jupiter […]

Learn Astrology: The Birth Chart And Aspects

posted by Matthew Currie

In Part One of this series, we looked at the basics of reading a birth chart by looking at Mystery Guest Number One from my online astrology course, Fred. This time around we are going to look at how to […]

Learn Astrology: Introduction To The Birth Chart

posted by Matthew Currie

Lots of people have an interest in astrology, but not many people can actually read a birth chart. It’s one thing to read a breakdown of someone’s chart that tells you what the placements are and what they mean, but […]

Eight Reasons You Should Learn Astrology

posted by Matthew Currie

I’m going to be teaching another online astrology course soon. I’ve taught astrology many times before, and yet it’s only very recently that someone asked me a very important question… why should I learn astrology? Obviously if you’re here reading […]

Use Astrology To Fix Your Lousy Career

posted by Matthew Currie

For an astrologer (or anyone else) career counseling used to be a much simpler thing. If your father was a peasant farmer, and so was his father, and so was his, then as far as career counseling goes all you […]

Making Astrology Work: The Rectification Of Kim Jong Un

posted by Matthew Currie

Last time, I spoke a little about how astrology cannot only predict the future, but can also be used to select optimum timing… in other words, to help you make the future you want. That concept can be a little […]

Using Electional Astrology To Get Real, Practical Results

posted by Matthew Currie

Everything happens for a reason – but sometimes we can tip the balance of the Universe in our favor. Have you ever had something important planned that fell apart because of some annoying little complication, like you missed the bus, […]

Learn Astrology: The Ascendant — Examining Your Gorilla Mask

posted by Matthew Currie

The conventional wisdom in astrology is that the Ascendant is just some kind of mask you wear. If the Sun is your ego and general spark of life, and the Moon is your emotions and gut reactions, then the Ascendant […]

Learn Astrology: A Goddess Of Love Walks Into A Bar…

posted by Matthew Currie

(Scene: a poorly lit Mexican bar. A telenovela plays on the television screen but no one is watching, which is just as well because it is inaudible over the accordion and tuba music playing out of the speakers on the […]

Learn Astrology: Mercury, And The Mystery Of Opossum Nipples

posted by Matthew Currie

  (SCENE: The Birth Chart, which is completely empty and featureless except for the Sun and Moon, who said a small distance away from each other on deck chairs. Nothing is happening.) SUN: (Scratches himself) (There is another long pause) […]

Learn Astrology: The Moon – Feed Me!

posted by Matthew Currie

The Sun appeared to have the place all to itself, and that suited the Sun just fine. After all, it’s pretty awesome being the Sun. At the same time though, the Sun had a strange feeling. Could it be… incompleteness? […]

Learn Astrology: Run Naked With Your Sun!

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of my Beginner’s Astrology course, which is just starting now. Feel free to contact me about getting in at the last minute, or in a few months when I do it again.) We are all a […]

Learn Astrology, Lesson Zero: The Most Important Planet Of All

posted by Matthew Currie

(Looking for a fun and easy way to learn what Astrology can REALLY do for you? CLICK HERE for details. Class starts August 5th, but there’s bonus stuff if you join now!)   I got into an argument with a […]

Career Astrology Part Two: The 10th House

posted by Matthew Currie

(Looking for a fun and easy way to learn what Astrology can REALLY do for you? CLICK HERE for details. Class starts August 5th, but there’s bonus stuff if you join now!) Last time, I explained how the Midheaven is […]

Career Astrology Part One: The Midheaven

posted by Matthew Currie

(Looking for a fun and easy way to learn what Astrology can REALLY do for you? CLICK HERE for details. Classes starting soon!) As a counseling astrologer, I spent a lot of time working with people discussing (among other things) […]

Learn Astrology, Save Money, Change Your Life!

posted by Matthew Currie

Have you ever wanted to learn more about how astrology really works, but got bogged down in all those books and words? Would you like to learn astrology under the guidance of someone who actually does it for a living… […]

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Bad Transits And Dark Forests
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posted 4:13:31am Jan. 31, 2016 | read full post »

Astrology Of The 2016 Oscars, Part Two: Night Of A Thousand Scars
(Part One, in which I discuss the Pluto Opposition of The Academy Awards, is HERE.) By now you've probably heard about the big Oscar boycott this year. I'm not here to venture an opinion on that - although I believe those protesting have a ...

posted 12:14:43am Jan. 29, 2016 | read full post »

Astrology Of The 2016 Academy Awards: Oscar's Pluto Opposition
The Academy Awards 2016 ceremony promises to be the usual pageant of glamour and excess and congratulations and egos, and all the things we have come to expect from it. But this year the Oscars are facing an unusual astrological challenge: its ...

posted 9:03:31pm Jan. 27, 2016 | read full post »

(Not) The Astrology Of (Maybe) Planet X
Facebook -- where we all get our news from since the collapse of real-world society somewhere around 2010 -- is abuzz with the news that our Solar System is probably home to an undiscovered planet roughly the size of Neptune. As a long time fan ...

posted 1:39:08am Jan. 23, 2016 | read full post »

Pisces: Highly Absorbent
Hi, I'm Vince for Pisces! You’ll be saying "wow" every time you get involved with one! It’s like a chamois! It’s like a towel! It’s like a sponge! Most people just can’t soak up this much raw sentiment and guilt! Pisces holds twenty ...

posted 7:33:25pm Jan. 22, 2016 | read full post »

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