2019 Full/New Moons, Eclipses, and M. Retrogrades

I use full moons for releasing, banishing, letting go of those things which have come to fullness, and I use new moons to set intentions and manifest.       Eclipses can really shake things up!Visit Susan Miller’s site for vital information on eclipses.     Revisiting projects can be a very good thing during Mercury Retrograde; however, you will want to try to keep travel and serious…

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I Am the Queen of Swords

There are readers, like myself, who ascribe astrology to the Tarot. Some readers don’t believe in it; some find it abhorrent to associate other esoteric or metaphysical systems with the Tarot. I don’t have a problem with that. I even put a book together on astrology and tarot which is…

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Mercury Retrograde Revisited

I’ve written about my lament of Mercury Retrograde (MR), and it seems every time that planet appears to backward in our earthly sky, something goes amiss for me. Whether it’s communication, transportation or electronics going haywire, Mercury Retrograde has been a seasonal bane of my existence. Our buddy closest to the…

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Aries = The Emperor

We are now in the sun sign of Aries (March 21 – April 20).  Aries is represented by the Emperor in the tarot (Major Arcana, #4)*, and it is the sign that begins the Western astrological wheel. The Emperor is represented by the father and thus represents a sense of discipline…

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Capricorn = Materialism (aka The Devil)

We are now in the sun sign of Capricorn (December 23 – January 19).  This sign is represented by The Devil in the Tarot (Major Arcana, #15)*. The Devil is often called “Materialism” in modern tarot decks.  The card means obsession, enslavement and overindulgence. I find the card fits into the time…

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December 21, 2012: A New Age (not necessarily the hippie, crystal-wearing kind)

Ok, before you put REM’s “End of the World” song on repeat starting at midnight tonight, you should probably know a few things about tomorrow (December 21, 2012)… Not only is tomorrow the winter solstice, but it is also considered (by many) to be the beginning of a new age…

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Sagittarius = Temperance, Art, and Fusion

We are now in the sun sign of Sagittarius (November 23 – December 22).  Sagittarius is represented by Temperance in the tarot (Major Arcana, #14)*. Temperance is often called “Art” in modern tarot decks.  The card means moderation and bringing elements together.  I like to explain Temperance like this: “You have an…

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