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About ohioastrology

I'm just another soul trying to make sense of the world. As I've grown, so has my understanding of astrology. I'd like to communicate that astrology is not occult and not fortune-telling but that it is a fluid, creative description of the life we choose to live.

Amy Acton Needs a Hug: But Don’t Try to Give Her One

So much chaotic, volatile and shifting energy this year of 2020 with a presidential impeachment (yes, that spanned into this year but I did have to check), a pandemic, physical distancing, an election process all but canceled, protests over race … Continue reading

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The United States’ Pluto Return: Disillusionment and Transformation

Watching the fear, anger and outbursts over the last several months I have same thought: It’s about time. Disillusionment in Buddhist tradition is a great thing because you are remove your illusions. While many seem to think the United States … Continue reading

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The Pandemic Cycle: We’ve Only Just Begun

When reading the news these days, I have to constantly remind myself that most don’t study astrology and understand the world as a series of overlapping cycles and patterns. The common view of the world appears to me to be … Continue reading

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Dear Twenty Somethings and Thirty Somethings,

You were born with a distinct fate. You are meant to change the entire social structure of the earth. And you are also meant to change how we perceive. Technology is only a part of that of that change. It’s … Continue reading

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2020: Memento Mori

Yesterday, for the first time in over a month, the local news site did not lead with the number of pandemic illnesses and deaths. It led with more “normal” news, the kind you’d see before the stay-at-home restrictions – local … Continue reading

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Uranus in Taurus Diaries: Shock and Awareness

In a spiritual group recently, the speaker mentioned that humans grow in awareness through the trigger of shock. Astrology contains this symbolism with Uranus as the great awakener who brings sudden and unexpected events which usually disturb but ultimately are … Continue reading

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Manifesting Virgo

While talking to a relative, he mentioned watching an old Sean Connery James Bond movie and expressed how much he liked them although he didn’t know why. One reason they may be so enjoyable, especially during sheltering-in-place, is that the … Continue reading

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From “World” War to “World” Government – Pluto from Cancer to Capricorn

As the cats dashed back and forth through the room like cartoon characters, I asked my usual question: “Are you being chased by ghosts?” “Yes,” they answered in unison. That was unusual. Normally they start blaming each other for something. … Continue reading

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Saturn in Aquarius – What you Already Know and What you Might Want to Know

Saturn the planet of contraction, maturation and crystallization changed signs today – from earth-sign Capricorn to air-sign Aquarius. But you knew that even if you aren’t an astrologer. Capricorn, a cardinal earth sign, represents social consciousness, our reputation, our career … Continue reading

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It’s a Good Time to be a Giant of Realist Fiction

“Dickens” was my first answer to the puzzle clue “giant of realist fiction.” Unfortunately as the puzzle answers progressed, Dickens was apparently not the correct answer. Steinbeck (John) was my first thought being American and all. But Steinbeck clearly didn’t … Continue reading

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