Welcome to the Tenth House

Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control – These three alone lead life to sovereign power. ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson At last, we move ahead in our journey through the houses of the birth chart, arriving this month at the Tenth House. Ruled by Saturn and Capricorn, it is a powerful indicator of our life’s destiny in terms of … Read more

Not Wordless Wednesday – Because It’s Time For Honest Talk

On Wednesdays, as you know, I usually take a break from discussion and so on, instead often offering a quiet view of the natural wonders and beauty in our world. But that beauty is besieged and decisions are being made at breakneck speed that threaten the very existence of some of those pretty subjects. In … Read more

Death, Transformation and Elvis in the Eighth House

For reasons I cannot explain There’s some part of me wants to see Graceland, And I may be obliged to defend Every love every ending Or maybe there’s no obligations now, Maybe I’ve a reason to believe We all will be received In Graceland. In Graceland, Graceland, Graceland I’m going to Graceland. ~ Paul Simon … Read more

The Doorway of the Eighth House

There’s a rebirth that goes on with us continuously as human beings. I don’t understand, personally, how you can be bored. I can understand how you can be depressed, but I just don’t understand boredom. ~ Dustin Hoffman In August, we arrive at the last of the so-called “social houses” in the astrological chart, the … Read more

Welcome to the House of Marriage

 What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow. ~Nathaniel Hawthorne The Seventh House, of course, is the house of partnership and marriage. This month, the first happy weddings are being celebrated, after the third most populous state in America struck down the laws … Read more