Gemini Rising

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Gemini rising possesses one of my personal favorite traits, curiosity. They tend to look out upon the world and see it as the rich mecca of knowledge and ideas, which it is. Yes they can get bored as the need for stimulation is high, but they themselves are never boring. Being a mutable sign ruled… Read more »

Mars

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Mars works for the ego. It is selfish and direct in its notions and objective. It is how and where passions and style of serving the ego will act. When engaged it moves with swift intent, ignited and willful. Its voice rings of “I want,” “I desire,” and “I must have.” To stand in its… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Value in the Second House of Astrology

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The second house in Astrology is where one seeks values. It is how one creates a tangible reality of quality. Traditionally known as the house of processions, with its association to the sign of Taurus, it begs the question, “What do I wish to manifest of importance?” Answering such a question grounds a person into… Read more »

Gender in Tarot and Astrology

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The more I practice Tarot and Astrology the more I am stuck by the fluidity of gender norms in those who wish to spiritually evolve. For this reason I treat the cards, chart, the seeker as being gender fluid. While traditionally there was a thought that for men the feminine cards represented the women in… Read more »

Shadow Work

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The shadow is an aspect of the self in which one feels shame or tries to hide either from the self and/or others. It is often projected onto others or we attract others who display the same shameful characteristic or emotional trouble. The shadow parts of ourselves are not something we gladly own in polite… Read more »

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