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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 […]

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Please Ignore This Post About Mercury In Cancer

posted by Matthew Currie

(Editor’s note: Matthew Currie isn’t available today due to a non-scheduled solar eclipse. In his place we present a brief note from the planet Mercury, which recently finds itself in the sign of Cancer. We apologize for the interruption, and […]

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Revenge Of Mercury Retrograde: The Shadow

posted by Matthew Currie

Mercury is sort of the Rodney Dangerfield of the Solar System: it gets no respect. In astrology Mercury rules all sorts of things that you couldn’t get by without, like thought and language and logic and respiration. You’d think something […]

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Mercury Retrograde: A Smaller Slice Of Pi

posted by Matthew Currie

(Mercury Retrograde is in effect until July 1st… CLICK HERE to learn more about dealing with it) Mercury continues its backwards march through Gemini, bringing with it cluttered thinking and a tendency to grasp at the wrong solution to difficult […]

Mercury Retrograde: Arguing With Mockingbirds

posted by Matthew Currie

(Are you prepared for the craziness of this week’s Full Moon? Click HERE for the forecast!) Mercury retrograde periods are notorious for mis-communications of all kinds. As an astrologer, I constantly finding myself doing two conflicting things about Mercury retrograde: […]

Blame Mercury Retrograde NOW And Avoid The Rush!

posted by Matthew Currie

Mercury Retrograde is once more approaching, and astrology fans everywhere are warming up their excuses for all things Mercury related — phone calls, e-mails, commerce, short trips, signing contracts, elevators, parsley, farmer’s markets, wi-fi connections — to go wonky. But […]

Mercury In Gemini: His Eye Is On The Sparrow

posted by Matthew Currie

“Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? And one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value […]

Astrology Of Love And Compatibility: Mercury (Please Don’t Mention Spiders)

posted by Matthew Currie

Forget about Sun Signs. In astrology, the Sun represents the Ego, and although it is impossible to be in a relationship without each of you bringing one of those to the table, an Ego is by definition always at least […]

What Is Mercury Retrograde, And How Can I Profit From It?

posted by Matthew Currie

“Elevators keep crashing. Is Mercury in retrograde or what?”  “Elevators can be capricious. Sometimes it just seems like they’re out to get you….” -House, MD If you’ve spent any length of time around astrologers, you’ve likely learned that astrologers love […]

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Saturn In Sagittarius: Don't Be Afraid Of Your Freedom!
So: what will happen to you when Saturn re-enters Sagittarius on September 17th and stays there until December 2017? Astrologers have an understandable tendency to generalize when it comes to the nature of a given planet in a given Sign. ...

posted 9:55:44pm Aug. 25, 2015 | read full post »

Is Astrology Hopeless?
I speak to a lot of clients who are in the middle of a crisis, and that is to be expected. I'm at least as much a counselor as a "fortune teller" (ugh, how I hate that term!), and just as a doctor tends to see more people who are ill than ...

posted 5:37:14pm Aug. 24, 2015 | read full post »

Discount Ascension© Part 2: Frequently Asked Questions
LAST TIME ON THIS BLOG: Your friendly neighborhood astrologer Matthew Currie was griping at length about New Age practitioners who tack "astrologer" onto their job description without really knowing much astrology, when he was suddenly struck on ...

posted 8:57:15pm Aug. 19, 2015 | read full post »

Astrology And Discount Ascension©!
It was recently pointed out to me that I am a part of something called "The New Age community." This knowledge took me some time to process. it's like being told that your neighborhood is technically Chinatown or Little Italy when you didn't ...

posted 2:07:29am Aug. 17, 2015 | read full post »

The Daily Sky, August 16, 2015: Moon Opposite Chiron
Moon in Virgo is genuinely sweet and caring and loves to take care of people. Chiron rules those old wounds but just won't heal, or that you suspect should maybe just be left alone. What happens when you put the two of them together in an ...

posted 8:01:32am Aug. 16, 2015 | read full post »

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