Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Glenn Mitchell, author of the new Discover the Aspect Pattern in Your Birth Chart.
Most of my clients have read at least one book on astrology. They also follow astrology topics on social media. Both have reinforced the notion that "this is good" and "this is bad." The terms "benefic" and "malefic" are used.
I resist this sort of astrology. I reject the determinism behind such thinking. The idea that this chart feature is "good" and that that one is "bad" comes from astrology's past. Some astrologers today use astrology to scare people. If all squares are "bad," then the wise client will want periodic sessions to identify when challenging
Today we sadly mark the passing of Noel Jan Tyl, who authored more than 30 books on astrology and related topics. His first book, The Horoscope Identity, was published by Llewellyn 46 years ago and led to a long-standing friendship with Carl Llewellyn Weschke. The two became neighbors in St. Paul, MN during the 1970s, and he helped Carl at book fairs and conferences. Carl had many great anecdotal stories about their time together.
Tyl was a towering figure, not only in stature but in the field of astrology. His 12-book series The Principles and Practice of Astrology were a fundamental resource to the study of astrology. What many people do not know is that Noel was also a classical opera
Wondering what 2020 has in store for you? We are, too! So, we had one of our resident tarot readers, J. Ryan, pull a card for each astrological sign to see what can be expected in the coming year. (Love the cards? We're using the upcoming Wizards Tarot, which is available now for pre-order!)
Ah, Aries, this year you have the opportunity to manifest the idyllic future for which you've been longing. The 10 of Cups indicates a sense of completion and things coming full circle. Expect to see some of the lessons you worked on in 2019 lead to breakthroughs and forward momentum in 2020. Possible words to bear in mind for 2020 are: Completion,
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by David Pond, author of several books, including Astrology & Relationships and the new Astrology for Beginners.
The New Year begins with some of the most intense and powerful astrological aspects of the whole year, with the Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Cancer on January 10, 2020 and the world-shaping Saturn/Pluto conjunction just two days later on January 12, 2020. This is bringing global tensions and environmental problems to a head. Full Moon weeks are always intense, and in the sensitive water sign Cancer, all the more—and with the Eclipse, all the more yet.
The dominant energy of the heavens is still Capricorn, with five planets and