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.

6 Dec 2023

Will Shortz has been the crossword editor at New York Times for 30 years. He is the most celebrated puzzle maker in the world. When he was in middle school, he turned in an essay on becoming an adult where he said his goal was to become a “professional puzzle maker”. The teacher thought he […]

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2 Feb 2023

The angles of a horoscope are the Ascendant-Descendant axis and MC-IC axis. Our perception of the world and our interaction with it, are concentrated and channeled through the end points of these axes. People with planets in the angular houses–the 1st, 4th, 7th, and 10th–connect with the world much more visibly than others. It’s as […]

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7 Jul 2022

In Part 1, I introduced the story of a woman who consulted with me in 2004, wanting to know what was in store for her in 2005 as seen through her horoscope. That first part established what the woman wanted from life at the time of consultation, through an analysis of the Sun, Moon, and […]

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24 Jun 2022

Background A client makes an appointment for a consultation. Their question: what’s in store for me next year? We need to find a story that can be woven for the coming year out of the astrological symbols that populate the annual landscape. But first, we need to get a good grasp of the general background […]

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31 Mar 2022

In an earlier post, I had described how to evaluate a chart in terms of the balance of elements. You can go beyond this, to get an even better impression of the horoscope. The way to do this is to assign a point score to each sign when it is occupied by a planet, and […]

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6 Oct 2021

The horoscope cast for the birth of a person, known as the natal chart or radix chart, is a map of the potential that is inherent in that human being. Interpreting the natal chart means drawing a picture of the “potential at rest”. Exactly how the “seed” potential indicated in the chart actually manifests in […]

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