Like the Hanged Man who is suspended between twin trees and seemingly within the grasp of Fate, Mercury is retrograde now in Leo, where he has a flair for the dramatic. Mercury is also the agent of transformation. Over the next three weeks, you may need to ask yourself: What needs to be transformed?
We’re at the midpoint of summer in the Northern Hemisphere as the Sun shifts into Leo on July 22. Many of you will use this time of abundant sunlight to enjoy reunions, festivals, and celebrations; and road trips, and vacations at lakes and beaches. Others will feel drawn to slow down and relax poolside or […]
That which is Below corresponds to that which is Above, and that which is Above corresponds with that which is Below, to accomplish the miracles of the One thing. – HERMES TRISMEGISTUS in The Emerald Tablet It may seem as though magic is involved when planets appear to stop in the sky and then move […]
Eclipse lore that appears in cultures around the world has a common theme; it’s always disruption of the established order. What that disruption is likely to be depends of beliefs held by people in the various cultures. Many eclipse stories explain eclipses as times when the Sun is devoured by something evil—demons, dragons, wolves, or […]
“Just as the Greek intellectual achievement had reached its climax during the fourth century BCE, Alexander the Great swept down from Macedonia through Greece and onward to Persia, conquering lands and people from Egypt to India…The very qualities that had served Greece’s brilliant evolution—restless individualism, proud humanism, critical rationalism—now helped precipitate its downfall, for the divisiveness, […]