Forecasting With Lunar Nodes

In a recent blog post, I looked at timing using a technique called Firdaria. This technique breaks the life of a person into planetary periods. Each planet rules for a certain amount of time, and becomes more sensitized during that period. Included in that schema are the North and South Read more…

Aries Ingress 2020 Chart

Happy Spring!

Going through some Facebook memories this morning, a friend (and now Patreon supporter) asked a few years ago: “Could you lay down some vernal equinox parameters for us? My ephemeris says March 21. My sweetie is a Pisces. So are a couple of our friends. Help?!” (edited slightly) What she Read more…

Moon and Venus setting

Magical Mansions

Most people who are generally familiar with astrology know something of the basics: planets, signs, houses, and maybe aspects. These are the building blocks of western astrology in almost any era, past or present. But once upon a time, astrology and magic (as well as alchemy) were seen as a Read more…

Young plant shoot under the Moon

Gardening by the Moon

Gardening according to Moon cycles, or Agricultural Astrology, is a very old and respected tradition. As early as the 1st-2nd century CE, the famous compiler of information (and possible astrologer) Claudius Ptolemy reported that Roman farmers planted by Moon cycle. In fact, gardening by the Moon is probably one of Read more…