Scorpio Rising

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There is one rising sign that is certain to evoke a reaction, Scorpio. This is because of the dual rulers of Scorpio, Pluto and Mars which in their nature demand your attention. Mars being the planets of passion, personal drive and masculine essence, and Pluto being the planet of shadows and personal/collective power is sure… Read more »

Taurus Rising

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Taurus being ruled by Venus lends itself to a rather pleasant demeanor as a rising sign. Yet, I don’t wish to pander or speak in absolutes so I will state why I find it pleasant. Taurus rising looks upon the world for the stabilizing and unifying element. It pulls from the environment that which grounds… Read more »

The Hanged Man - Tarot Card 12

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This is one of those cards where people wince when it is turned over, until I point out the lack of duress demonstrated by the character on the card. It is actually a card that demonstrates the need for a pregnant pause to gain perspective, something that validates a timely tarot reading. The Hanged Man… Read more »

Jupiter

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Jupiter is the planet of expansion and belief. It tells how one might develop or what one needs in order to believe. Whether that process is through fire, earth, air or water and in what house of the natal chart it is actualized or experienced. Jupiter’s expansion is through experience and knowledge which is commonly… Read more »

A Meditation on The Sun Tarot Card 19

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When I turn over cards during a reading and I see the sun, immediately I become excited. And why wouldn’t I be? Isn’t that what the sun evokes, excitement and joy? It isn’t such an ambiguous card as we all have some positive association with what it means to have a sunny disposition, it is… Read more »

The Astrological Fourth House

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The fourth house stands in my mind like the hidden roots of the tree, vital, stabilizing, deep and private. What goes on there is privy to very few, if even to anybody, yet can be the most essential for true nourishment. It speaks of our history, the truth as scripted in the DNA, ourselves when… Read more »

Tarot 11 Strength

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The Strength card is so lovely in it’s common depiction of a woman cuddled up to a beast with a serene look upon her face. Serene look or not, anyone could see or sense that this woman is not a shrinking violet, that this look is hard won and that this woman is not a… Read more »

The Third House

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The third house is the house of communication. It is also the house of siblings, who are likely the ones that first influenced one’s style and approach to what we say and hear. Yet I tend to veer with the idea that who we deem to process the quality of a sibling has evolved in… Read more »

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