Lunar Eclipse April 25 2013

As eclipses go, in astronomical terms this is a short (27 minutes) and minor (covering only a sliver of the Moon) version. But still, to astrologers, eclipses rank highly as indicators of disturbance and change, so we pay it due attention. Especially when the chart is strong, as it is this time, with either end [Read More…]

Astrology Update April 2013: Boston Bombings, Current Patterns

So, things are a tad crazy in this dear old world of ours, especially for people who live on the Eastern seaboard of the US and the Boston region in particular. It’s not only the violence and the insecurity that brings, but then the What! Chechnya? element of apparent randomness and the unknown. Not what [Read More…]

March Equinox 2013

The Equinox is exact March 20 at 4:02 am L.A., 7:02 am New York, 11:02 am London, 12:02 pm Paris, 10:02 pm Sydney. It is the Spring Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Autumn Equinox in the Southern. Here’s a link to my essay on the traditions and meaning of the Spring Equinox. When we cast the [Read More…]

Astrology of 2013 Part Five

The Sun Signs in 2013 In general the Water signs look set to do best in 2013, feeling at home with the dominant energies and from, late June, blessed by Jupiter in Cancer. Emotions flow, spirituality and healing become more mainstream, and poetic, musical, imagination-oriented types of creativity get a boost. Luck and synchronicities abound. [Read More…]

Astrology of 2013: Part Four

Working with Water 2013 is a great time to get to know your emotional nature and develop a deeper understanding of how to extrapolate the truth and wisdom from your emotions without clinging to them or over-identifying with them. We also need to seek healthy expression for our emotions. Just as the land can be [Read More…]

Astrology of 2013 Part Three

The Deluge and/or the Opportunity for Emotional Healing At several times during 2013 the element of water is emphasized, and overall dominates the whole year. The water signs are Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces, and the ancients noted that when a preponderance of planets were in these parts of the sky there was a tendency both [Read More…]

Astrology of 2013 Part Two

Political Astrology in 2013 Most countries will continue to experience uncertainty about the health of society and the economy this year, and in some places there will be upheaval and acts of aggression. I can’t look at every country, obviously, so have chosen to focus on the US, UK and Europe, and Australia. The USA The [Read More…]

The Astrology of 2013

Over the coming week I’m going to post a section every other day of my analysis of 2013 and thoughts on the astrology of the year, and how it can help us cope with this era of extraordinary transformation. This first section is an overview of the year and a description of the main astrological [Read More…]