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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
17 Jun 2021
Western astrology uses a 360-degree wheel to represent the essentials of a horoscope. In my previous posts on aspects and elsewhere, I have used the wheel as a convenient medium to place planets in signs, using the 9 o’clock spot to start the zodiac at 0 degrees of Aries, then sweeping counter-clockwise through the wheel, […]