What is Kismet? And how does it Relate to my Personal Destiny?

Kismet is a word that means destiny or fate. It also refers to providence–the protective care of a supernatural power.  Astrology, with its emphasis on forecasting, is a practice that relies upon the notion of kismet. However, in this day and age, kismet gets a bad rap. Most people don’t like to believe that something like fate or destiny is…… Continue reading What is Kismet? And how does it Relate to my Personal Destiny?

Astrology and Chronic Illness #2: The Physical Effects of Outer Planet Transits

“Yes, when you can neither stand nor sit with comfort, you take refuge in the horizontal, like a child in its mother’s lap. You explore it as never before, & find it possessed of unexpected delights. In short it becomes infinite.” ~ Samuel Beckett I have a chronic illness.  And as a result, I have…… Continue reading Astrology and Chronic Illness #2: The Physical Effects of Outer Planet Transits

Astrology and Chronic Illness: Using Solar and Lunar Transits to Maximize your Physical Energy and Quality of Life

In 1993, I came down with ME/CFS, a neruo-inflammatory disease which affects every organ in the body and creates debilitating pain, fatigue and numerous other symptoms.   For years I was so weak and in so much pain that I had to use a wheelchair in order to leave my house. When I first became ill,…… Continue reading Astrology and Chronic Illness: Using Solar and Lunar Transits to Maximize your Physical Energy and Quality of Life

“What the Heck is Going on with the World?” The Total Solar Eclipse and Other Transits you Should Know About for the Years 2017-2020

  I don’t blog much and when I finally do, it is usually about some potentially nasty transit that I want to warn my friends and clients about, just in case it manifests.  So at the risk of sounding like Sybil Trelawney (“Harry Potter, you are in grave danger!”) today I am posting yet again…… Continue reading “What the Heck is Going on with the World?” The Total Solar Eclipse and Other Transits you Should Know About for the Years 2017-2020

“Fireworks and Fisticuffs” Mars opposition Pluto, July 2nd, 2017

Have you been feeling a deep anger rumbling beneath the surface that you can’t quite put your finger on? Are you losing your cool over irritations that you normally can handle? Or are others around you raging? It’s just Mars/Pluto doing a bit of deep housecleaning in our psyches.  Mercury/Mars opposes Pluto this weekend (exact…… Continue reading “Fireworks and Fisticuffs” Mars opposition Pluto, July 2nd, 2017

Stop the Madness: Reflections on Online Mercury Retrograde Hysteria #FearNotTheRetrograde

Mercury went Retrograde today (April 9, 2017) and if you are like me, you are once again seeing a lot of articles posted online about the alleged negative effects of this transit.   Usually, these articles are posted with a lot of warnings like “Beware!” or “Look out!  Danger Ahead!”  These articles appear like clockwork,…… Continue reading Stop the Madness: Reflections on Online Mercury Retrograde Hysteria #FearNotTheRetrograde

The Warrior Queen: Venus Retrograde in Aries, March 4th through April 15th, 2017

What’s in store for love and finances in March and April of 2017?  The answer lies largely with the planet Venus.  Venus is currently retrograde in Aries, turning the sweet little planet of love into a Warrior Queen.   Aries typically governs assertiveness, aggression, and conflict and Venus is in her detriment here (Astrology-speak for:…… Continue reading The Warrior Queen: Venus Retrograde in Aries, March 4th through April 15th, 2017

The Relationship SeeSaw: My Needs versus Your Needs (Cardinal T-Square 2017)

So what’s up with all your relationships lately?  Chances are, if you are like most people, your social calendar is full these days, but relationships might feel more frustrating than connected.  The on-going T-square with Jupiter in Libra, Uranus in Aries and Pluto in Capricorn is highlighting relationships of all kinds this year, fueling them…… Continue reading The Relationship SeeSaw: My Needs versus Your Needs (Cardinal T-Square 2017)