I chanced upon this article where an Irish nurse swapped her job to become a cheese maker. The headline of the piece is "Going Back to Her Roots - Swapping Nursing For Cheesemaking". Suddenly, the astrological 4th house makes perfect sense. It's an eureka moment for me. The typical associations with the 4th house include … Continue reading Returning to Your Roots
I have struggled with my personal interpretation of the progressed moon phases using the analogy of a seed for some time. What follows is a version that I'm finally comfortable with. I think it's important to concentrate on the four main phases - new moon, first quarter, full moon and last quarter. The text of … Continue reading A Gardening Story / Progressed Moon Phases
A progressed new moon promises a new start in life. The nature of this new beginning can be deciphered from its sign, the natal house location, and zodiac degree for those who are into Sabian symbols and have an accurate time of birth. Bits of the past, whatever is left of it, might still linger … Continue reading A New Start / Progressed New Moon
Perhaps read this first: Help! I’m morphing into a different person! If you are lost after reading it, then read the following. Ever read the horoscope column in magazine/newspapers/websites/books about a personality description of your zodiac sign? You might have and decided that astrology is hogwash as the description seems firstly so generic and secondly it … Continue reading The Hero’s Journey / Progressed Sun
Changes are constant. The ancient Chinese book "I Ching" is known as the book of changes. It is the nature of most living things to change. A seed contains the potential to change from a seedling to flowering, to bearing fruits before it dies off. Human beings change too. It seems that there's an internal … Continue reading Our Inner Evolution / Progressions
Planets in Cancer can operate on an unconscious level. It could be possible that when such progressed planets trigger parts of the natal chart, e.g. change of sign, house, aspect to natal planet/angle, the inner evolution of the planet is unconscious to the person. It may that when the person consciously examine his/her feelings and/or … Continue reading Secondary Progression of Natal Planets in Cancer
Mary (a fictitious name) was born with her Venus in retrograde. When she was about 33 years old, she got married and joined a financial trading firm the previous year. She hadn't been working previously. Hence, her stint with the trading firm definitely improved her financial situation. The next year, progressed Venus turned direct. She … Continue reading Venus Straight Ahead!
When Kenny (fictitious name) was born, his Pluto was in retrograde. Before he is 49 years old, progressed Pluto turned direct - I did not ask him what happened that time. At 49 years old, progressed Pluto conjunct natal Pluto and he's in hell. His business of 20 years collapsed. His partner of 17 years … Continue reading Shit Happens