The Cardinal Cross is important to understand in evolutionary astrology. From an evolutionary perspective, the cardinal cross reflects the need to implement change and forward momentum in our lives. In other words, the cardinal archetype symbolizes the need to initiate change. However, the necessary change typically occurs as the famous "one step forward, two steps back." This is because of an...
If we are to accurately practice this type of astrology we must first understand its philosophy and belief system. Evolutionary astrology is based upon observation and correlation. It is founded upon natural laws and truths. Natural laws are laws that are self-evident in nature, and are not dependent on a specific belief system in any way. Evolutionary astrology reflects the natural truth that...
Pluto was in Scorpio from roughly 1983 through 1995. All those that have Pluto in Scorpio will have the same core evolutionary intentions, ones of personal re-empowerment and of purging all emotional and psychological limitations that are preventing further growth. Deva Green, author of Evolutionary Astrology, details just what it means to be a part of the Pluto in Scorpio "Generation We."
The very words "Mercury Retrograde" send most people into a tailspin. Every 88 days, the planet Mercury seems to drift backwards in the solar system, wreaking 21 days of havoc. Or so it seems. Astrologer Marguerite Manning, author of Cosmic Karma, thinks we should give Mercury Retrograde just a little more attention than hiding under the covers until Mercury goes direct again. With Mercury going retrograde on January 11, 2009, how will you take advantage of the situation?
Have you noticed that you are inclined to launch major projects at the same time, year after year? Or that you have met the most significant loves or great friends in the same month, though years apart? What if there was a predictable window in your year that could almost guarantee a successful outcome to any venture initiated during that time? What if there was a time when progress would only...
Pluto entered Capricorn for the first time January 27, 2008 and retrograded back into Sagittarius one final time on June 14. It will journey back into Capricorn on November 26, 2008 and remain there until January 21, 2024. Isabelle Ghaneh details what having this planet of transformation and of deep inner searching in Capricorn might mean for both the universe and for you on an individual basis.
Oft expectation fails, and most oft there Where most it promises. -William Shakespeare Reflecting the qualities of your Sun sign is not the difficult part of your contract with the universe. After all, just being who you are isn’t hard to do. Applying yourself is, which brings us to the twelve houses of the natal chart. First, however, a few boring but necessary facts. Just as that celestial...
Is it any wonder why the ancients proclaimed that our destiny was “written in the stars”? Evidently, our fate here on terra firma is a lot less predetermined than we’ve been led to believe because when we view our natal sky from this perspective it’s a lot more than just a celestial reflection of our earthly destiny. It’s a universal documentation of the agreement we made to live up to it. An agreement the ancients called a horoscope, but based on their scientific principles I prefer to call our very own “contract with the universe.”