News About 2012 Annual Edition — and Your Monthly Horoscope

News About 2012 Annual Edition — and Your Monthly Horoscope Last Days of 2011: Watch What You Say and What You Drink As 2011 turns over into the fabled 2012, we get a couple of common-sense cautionary notes from the astrology. The Sun makes a conjunction to Pluto on Thursday, something that happens just once … Read more

The Big Question: What’s so 2012 about 2012?

Dear Friend and Reader: It was someone named Jose Arguelles who popularized 2012 as the time we would take what he called the leap beyond technology. Arguelles was not the first to point out the significance of 2012 — though he was talking about it as early as the mid-1970s. Frank Waters (in his Hopi prophecies) … Read more

The Way Forward

Dear Friend and Reader: Rarely has the Earth felt like such a dangerous place, on the constant brink of crisis and chaos. I don’t know anyone who is not working the edge in some way, trying to keep a grip or make sense of their lives. Many are feeling pushed to one limit or another, … Read more

Mercury Stations Direct: Keep Your Promises

Dear Friend and Reader: Mercury stations direct in early Sagittarius tonight at 8:42 pm EST. This happens as we are still riding through the wake of Saturday’s total eclipse of the Moon in Gemini, the second of two eclipses for this mind-bending round that began in late November. Eclipses themselves offer an astrology lesson: borrowing … Read more

Gemini Total Eclipse and the Sibling Society

Dear Friend and Reader: Saturday’s total eclipse of the Moon is in Gemini — the sign of siblings, often associated with young people, young attitudes and easy-to-grasp ideas. Many factors suggest that this is a volatile moment, calling for discernment and embracing the faculty of conscious choice. [Note, this is the last eclipse before the … Read more

A Moment of Transparency

Dear Friend and Reader: So here we are in the thick of Mercury retrograde, with that giant magnet passing between the Sun and the Earth. The effect has nothing to do with superstition. The brain is an electrical device. The Sun is an electrical transmitter. Add a hunk of iron the size of a planet … Read more

Inner Space Horoscope for December 2011

Dear Friend and Reader: The month begins during the interval between two eclipses. We had a partial eclipse of the Sun in Sagittarius this past Friday, Nov. 25, and now we’re heading for an especially potent total eclipse of the Moon in Gemini on Saturday, Dec. 10. This won’t be visible from most of North … Read more

Astrological Guide to Thanksgiving

Dear Friend and Reader: Before we get into the month-ahead themes, the astrology of the next few days is so interesting that it calls for some special focus. For many people, Thanksgiving (in the United States, held the last Thursday in November) is a family holiday, and family environments are often emotionally challenging. This may … Read more

The Nature of the Beast

  “The future’s here. We are it.” — John Perry Barlow Dear Friend and Reader: There is a kind of combat happening on the streets of New York City, and many cities across the United States. Evicting the calm, sedate protest from Zuccotti Park Tuesday morning caused the Occupy Wall Street movement’s two-month celebration, long planned … Read more

Deep Sky Survey, and The Week of the Centaurs

Deep Sky Survey, and The Week of the Centaurs Dear Friend and Reader: It was excellent to have a week to dive into the 2012 charts full-on, in preparation for writing Revolution. Revelation. Reality Check. I’ve been studying these horoscopes for years, looking for clues, writing many articles along the way and putting my discoveries together … Read more