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.

27 Sep 2023

A midpoint is reflected at several other places in the horoscope, where it carries equal significance. These other places are called indirect midpoints. With indirect midpoints added to the mix, it gets hard to spot all midpoints in the horoscope wheel. Instead, a tabular structure called the midpoint sort is used to show all midpoints in a horoscope.

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8 Mar 2023

Square aspects in a horoscope are the source of drive and energy, and the gumption to meet and overcome challenges. Without squares, we would have an easier life, but it would a lot less interesting and very likely depressing. Having a square or two is a good thing, but things get even more intriguing when […]

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20 Jul 2022

A few days back I started working on a new post for this blog. I homed in on an idea, then started writing. A couple of paragraphs in I felt like I was drifting. What I had thought of as a good idea was just not coming together. I had to ditch and reset. I […]

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30 Jun 2022

In an earlier post (Part 1), I started telling 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. When you assess future possibilities, you need to start with potential: nothing comes to pass that is not promised […]

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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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10 Feb 2022

In this post I want to look at some instances of how the luminaries play a part in determining whether two people are compatible. The two people could be friends, or romantic partners, or business partners. In all of these relationships, they must get along fairly well in order for the relationship to last and […]

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