How to learn on this blog

You are here because you want to learn astrology. On this blog, there is a large and growing number of posts on many topics in astrology, aimed at different levels of learning requiring varying amounts of background information. Where exactly to start your learning, and how to acquire a cohesive and meaningful repertoire of knowledge? This special post will show you how.

Horoscopes

There are two essential tools you need to analyze horoscopes. One is the ephemeris, and the other is a horoscope charting program. This post tells you how and where to get them.

26 Feb 2021

I was listening to a podcast recently, and perked up my ears when I heard the host prodding the guest to venture an opinion on the future of Donald Trump post his election loss in 2020. The guest demurred. The host tried again in a bit, this time asking which of the senior members of […]

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24 Feb 2021

Pisces is the mutable water sign. The symbol for Pisces is the fish. Its horoscope glyph depicts depicts a pair of fish swimming in opposite directions, connected by a chord. Like the other water signs of Cancer and Scorpio, Pisces is feeling-oriented in its approach to life. But being a mutable sign, these feelings are not as direct as the […]

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22 Feb 2021

Aquarius is the fixed air sign. The symbol for Aquarius is the water bearer. Its horoscope glyph depicts waves of water or electricity. The water in the water bearer symbols actually repesents ideas flowing like water. Aquarius is an air sign, and like Gemini it also deals with ideas and thoughts. But unlike Gemini, the Aquarian ideas have a larger […]

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19 Feb 2021

Capricorn is the cardinal earth sign. The symbol for Capricorn is the sea goat. Its horoscope glyph is a stylized rendering of the hoof of a mountain goat and the tail of a fish. Like its cardinal cousin Aries, Capricorn is always up for a challenge, figuratively the next mountain to climb. But unlike Aries, Capricorn being an earth sign […]

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17 Feb 2021

Sagittarius is the mutable fire sign. The symbol for Sagittarius is the centaur plus the archer. Its horoscope glyph is the skyward pointing arrow. This dual symbolism or archer and centaur makes for an interesting contrast in Sagittarius. The archer symbolism suggests the Sagittarius trait of shooting for the stars, as in aiming for higher levels of thought and understanding. […]

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15 Feb 2021

In a previous post, I laid out brief personality sketches of some public figures to show how they manifested some of the qualities of Aries, Taurus, Gemini, and Cancer via the energies of Mercury, Venus, and Mars. Here, I will do a similar take for these planets in the next group of signs, Leo through […]

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