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 Kristy Robinett, author of several books, including It's a Wonderful Afterlife, Tails from the Afterlife, and the new Born Under a Good Sign.
My interest in the zodiac began in my early years when my eyes wandered away from the comic section of the newspaper to the horoscopes. It continued into college when I did a paper in my psychology class on the differing personality types according to the astrological signs. One day after class my psychology professor handed me a flyer.
"I thought you might be interested in this class," she said. "It's not connected to school, but after reading your passion in the paper, I had to share."
As we near the holidays and the end of one year, it is easy for our minds to drift toward the new year...a time of new beginnings, and often resolutions, goals, and reflections. We often examine where we are and what it will take to get to where we want to be. Often, these goals and resolutions are difficult to achieve, and end up by the wayside within a matter of months (or weeks, or days…).
Many of us are aware of astrology's power to help us examine our personalities and the personalities of others, using the blueprint of our birth chart to navigate our relationships and be our best selves. But, what if could use the power of astrology to also guide us in planning, in achieving