a grounded approach to the heavenly ecosystem

AstroCartography Questions, volume 1

Detailed Answers to Four Common AstroCartography Questions What is the best AstroCartography line to live on? Let’s start with another question: what are you looking for? Home, community, focus, magic, excitement, opportunity, learning, love, ambition, inner development? The best line(s) are determined by the individual whose map we are looking at, and what that person’s […]

Notes on Mercury’s July 2019 Retrograde

Mercury’s retrograde from July 7th to the 31st joins the signs of Leo and Cancer, and includes a Full Moon/lunar eclipse in Capricorn (July 16th) and a Leo New Moon just hours before the retrograde ceases. Earth will also be receiving impactful energies from Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus. I’ve put together some notes to […]

Saturn’s Role in the Divinities

When I think of the sacred healing modalities in astrological terms, I see them reflected in the planets who orbit the Sun outside of Saturn.

Astrology and the Birth Chart Through the Lens of a Traditional Dagaran Teaching

I recently read the outstanding and revelatory book Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic, and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman by Malidoma Patrice Some. The book is an autobiographical narrative which gives amazing details on Malidoma’s adolescence and initiation into adulthood in the Dagara tribe in Burkina Faso. As Malidoma begins […]