Category Archives: Planets and signs

All I Really Need to Know I Learned at the Metaphysical Bookstore in 1987

In ancient Chinese the distractions of the world are often described as “ten thousand things” and this was before hand-held technology sent us ten thousand images each day. The world distracting us from ourselves is the nature of “the world.” … Continue reading

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Virgo Habits, Pisces Practices

While talking to the cat the other day – yes, talking to the cat, but readers of this blog know that the cat has a lot to say, especially on astrology – I expressed delight in her new “habit” that … Continue reading

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Jupiter in Pisces: The Water at the End of the Tunnel

Looking out the window, my cat asked me if the light she saw in the distance was the proverbial “light at the end of the tunnel.” “What tunnel are you in?” I asked. “I don’t know,” she replied. “What’s a … Continue reading

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Uranus in Taurus: What do you really own?

As Uranus the enlightener travels through the fixed earth sign of Taurus, it’s a good time to examine what we truly “own.” Taurus is all things physical, including the earth and body. But how much of what we see as … Continue reading

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Pluto Authoritarianism – Pluto Union

For all of my life on earth there have been humans living in what my Western perspective would call authoritarian governments. Like all countries, mine has an educational system and propaganda of its own. And like each country, there is … Continue reading

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Mercury Monkey Mind

We’ve all had this experience – we hear a new word or see a new, different thing in our world and suddenly it’s everywhere. For example, at an art museum you see a snuff box in the shape of a … Continue reading

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The Second Coming of the Enlightenment

Earlier this week NPR aired a story about hedge fund Alden Global Capital buying America’s newspapers to downsize them and turn a profit. As “the business of America is business,” it’s not a surprise, at least at this stage of … Continue reading

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Neptune “Spirits” – Dimes from Heaven

For several years now I have been finding dimes. Occasionally I find a penny; occasionally a nickel; but mostly dimes. In fact, I just counted 50 in the dime jar where I put them. One day a couple years ago … Continue reading

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The United States’ Pluto Return: Let Them Eat Vegetables

Back in the late 1980s I met a Japanese man who asked why my Walkman (hand-held device that played what were called cassette tapes) was so big. Was it big? This is what they sell at the stores, I replied. … Continue reading

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Mercury Identity / Mercury Diagnosis

Westerners and Americans in particular tend to to disdain astrology. One of the primary reasons is that in the West we have strong individual identities and being told we’re aggressive because we have Mars in the first house of our … Continue reading

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