Saturn in Synastry: Gifts and Challenges of Saturn Interaspects

Saturn in Synastry

Saturn in Synastry: Let’s Get Rid of Misconceptions After hearing so many astrologers talk negatively about Saturn, you may feel discouraged upon seeing Saturn in a synastry contact with your partner.  The fact is you don’t see many long lasting relationships without a significant Saturn contact. Saturn’s role is to create order and consistency in your life through limitation, and this […]

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Virgo – Pisces Axis: Complementary Perceptions

Virgo Pisces

Virgo Pisces Axis: Workings of Your Mind Mutable signs represent the workings of your mind.  If Gemini-Sagittarius axis defines contrasting approaches to learning and information sharing, Virgo-Pisces axis outlines complementary perceptions with which to experience life.   Virgo and Pisces: 2 Types of Intellect Like the other mutable pair, Virgo and Pisces represent certain types […]

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Vocational Astrology: Moon and Work Satisfaction

Vocational Astrology - Steve Jobs

Moon in Vocational Astrology In vocational astrology, natal Moon’s placement in your horoscope has much to do with what you need for work satisfaction (for a basic introduction on Moon signs related to your career, read Moon’s emotional need in the workplace.) Although you’ll always want to look at the entire horoscope for a full understanding […]

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Pluto Says You Can’t Always Trust Your Feelings

Pluto and Emotions

Sayings like “feelings never lie,” or “trust in your gut feelings” reflect the importance of being in touch with our emotions.  While it’s true that your feelings can pick up subtle signals that your conscious mind may miss, there are times you must choose not to trust your feelings. How Feelings are Born and Stored […]

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Your Natal Mars: Keys to Passionate Creativity

Astrological Mars - Passionate Creativity

Mars represents the thrill of the hunt, or the aliveness you feel when you are exerting all you have in order to win.  In your birth chart, it is your passion in motion. Mars Symbol: Keys to Creativity and Passion Mars symbol represents male sexual penetration.  Thus the energy Mars symbolizes is intimately tied to […]

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Relationship Astrology: Sun-Venus Aspect & Midpoint

Sun Venus Image

Sun – Venus ASPECT: Too Sweet? In transit or solar arc, Sun-Venus contact suggests energized social and/or romantic activities.  Unless it occurs under a more serious long-term influence (e.g. Pluto, Saturn etc), we can expect this to be a pleasant period where you might spend more time enjoying other people’s company than usual. Natal conjunction […]

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Sun-Mercury Aspect & Midpoint in Astrology

Sun-Mercury

Sun-Mercury ASPECT: Ego-Energy infusing the Thought System Sun represents the energy of your evolving self.  Mercury represents how you need to think and communicate in order to be effective. The two ‘planets’ in aspect evoke the feel of ego’s energy infusing the thought system. Sun conjunct Mercury: Idealization as a Defense Traditional astrology describes the […]

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Ascendant, 1st House and the Crisis of Identity

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1st house, representing “identity,” is the focal point of the 4 Angular (1st, 4th, 7th, 10th) houses.  Poorly defined identity makes one feel awkward in social settings, and can limit career achievement because ambition cannot form on a weak ego.  If you do not have a secure identity, it may feel as if you aren’t […]

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Planets and Positive Emotions

Positive Emotions

When functioning normally, each planet in your horoscope helps to generate a certain set of positive emotions.  Here is a simple table to show you some of the positive emotions associated with each planet. Planet Positive Emotions Generated By the Planet Sun Pride, Self expression Moon Satisfaction of Core Emotional Needs (sign-dependent) Mercury Curiosity Venus […]

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