Torchbearer, August 2017 Forecast

August 6, 2017 Premium Articles

4,500+ Words on the astrology of August 2017. Includes guides and journal prompts to help you apply the astrology to your chart and your personal life. All transits are in sidereal. If you’re curious about your chart using the sidereal zodiac you can find a guide with instructions on plotting your sidereal chart here, and a post outlining some of the philosophical differences between tropical and sidereal here. INTRODUCTION In ancient Greece it is said that Prometheus stole fire from the godsRead More

2017 Eclipse Reading Special

July 24, 2017 astrology, Reading Specials

Book your 2017 Eclipse Special reading here: https://goo.gl/fskTZr Eclipse season is here. And this ain’t no low grade season of celestial phenomenon. The changes, transmutations, breakthroughs, breakdowns, and revelations this time brings have been building for some time now, maybe even years. All transits are calculated using the sidereal zodiac. If you’re curious about how your chart changes when using the sidereal zodiac: You can find a guide with instructions on plotting your sidereal chart here, and a post outlining some ofRead More

July 2017 – Respond vs React?

July 10, 2017 astrology, Premium Articles

This blog post and its sections are truncated. The full text of this article, approximately 4,000 words, is available for purchase here. Sidereal. If you’re curious about your chart using the sidereal zodiac you can find a guide with instructions on plotting your sidereal chart here, and a post outlining some of the philosophical differences between tropical and sidereal here. Overview July is in many ways the follow-up to April. Sun square Jupiter, Venus opposed Saturn, and Mercury entering its retrograde shadowRead More

Musings on Venus in Aries

June 17, 2017 astrology

What does it feel like for love to be in a hostile land? That’s Venus in Aries. That social, reasoning, consensus seeking, courteous planet in Aries is in a place where manners don’t matter. Love becomes a challenge, a fight. Love that divides. Maybe you seek partners that see your love as a threat, or at the very least a challenge. Or maybe it’s you who recoils from intimacy. Just when your partner is vulnerable and receptive, you put upRead More

Saturn in Scorpio, Redux: June 20, 2017 – October 26, 2017

June 14, 2017 astrology

Since January 26, 2017 Saturn has been giving us a brief introduction to its transit in Sagittarius. But beginning June 20, and ending October 26 of 2017, Saturn in Scorpio will handle some unfinished business. Saturn stations direct at 27 Scorpio on August 24, 2017 All transits are in sidereal. If you’re curious about your chart using the sidereal zodiac you can find a guide with instructions on plotting your sidereal chart here, and a post outlining some of the philosophical differencesRead More

Venus in Aries

May 30, 2017 astrology

Venus has been in sidereal Pisces since January 27, 2017. Normally in one sign for 4 or 5 weeks, Venus has been in the domicile of Jupiter for 4 months due to its recent retrograde. Venus enters sidereal Aries, the domicile of Mars, on May, 30 2017 at 10:26pm CST. Where Venus seeks consensus via pathways to a common end, conscientiousness as the awareness of oneself within the context of others; Mars (ruler of Aries) abandons the middle line compelledRead More

Mercury through the Signs

May 26, 2017 astrology

People love to talk about planetary heavyweights, but don’t let this magician escape your understanding: MERCURY! This article will focus on the sign of Mercury in the natal chart. Mercury is the planet responsible for putting words to what the Sun perceives. It communicates our perception of reality It is language we use when we talk to ourselves; it’s the words we think and the words we speak. Have you ever felt like you and the person you are talkingRead More

Saturn & The First Saturn Return

May 26, 2017 astrology

In this post, I will talk about the 5 stages of the first Saturn cycle which begins at birth and ends at the 1st Saturn return between ages 28 and 30. Saturn in the Natal Chart Over time, Saturn seeks to cultivate sovereignty over oneself—the authority one has over one’s life. It’s authority one is born with. Yet during the first Saturn cycle, between birth and about 28 to 30 years old, we awaken to that power and wrestle withRead More

Revelations: The Astrology of April 7, 2017 – April 15, 201

March 31, 2017 astrology

Important Dates All transits are in sidereal. If you’re curious about your chart using the sidereal zodiac you can find a guide with instructions on plotting your sidereal chart here, and a post outlining some of the philosophical differences between tropical and sidereal here. I’ve been saying that the week of April 9 is the turning point, but the astrology of Friday April 7 through Saturday April 15 are probably the most intense days of the year, second only to late August when theRead More

Astrology for the Week of March 26, 2017

March 26, 2017 astrology

I’m ready to talk about the astrological excitement that is the April 7-April 16. But First… Astrology for the week of March 26 – April 1 All transits are in sidereal. If you’re curious about your chart using the sidereal zodiac you can find a guide with instructions on plotting your sidereal chart here. And a post outlining some of the philosophical differences between tropical and sidereal here. March 26, 2017 we walk through a vortex. Mercury reaches 0 Aries,Read More

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