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A Year with the Houses

The Calling of the Tenth House

Perhaps it’s not the question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” that’s so bad.  It’s the expectation of nailing down an answer. ~ Dana Gerhardt October is slipping away and Samhain is nearly upon us, but I did want to discuss the Tenth House a little bit more. The Tenth HouseContinue reading Read more

Welcome to the Tenth House

Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control – These three alone lead life to sovereign power. ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson At last, we move ahead in our journey through the houses of the birth chart, arriving this month at the Tenth House. Ruled by Saturn and Capricorn, it is a powerful indicator of our life’s destiny in terms ofContinue reading Read more

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Leaving the Ninth House

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature. ~ Helen Keller I  realize I haven’t spent as much time examining the ins and outs of the Houses this month.  And that’s too bad, in a way, because the Ninth House is soContinue reading Read more

Not Wordless Wednesday – Because It’s Time For Honest Talk

On Wednesdays, as you know, I usually take a break from discussion and so on, instead often offering a quiet view of the natural wonders and beauty in our world. But that beauty is besieged and decisions are being made at breakneck speed that threaten the very existence of some of those pretty subjects. InContinue reading Read more

Death, Rebirth and Secrets in the Eighth House

After the game, the king and the pawn go back in the same box. ~ Italian proverb Besides taking some much-needed retreat and Mercury retrograde time, I admit I have been procrastinating on our topic for August, which is the Eighth House.  With so many Plutonic challenges cropping up around us every day, is itContinue reading Read more

Death, Transformation and Elvis in the Eighth House

For reasons I cannot explain There’s some part of me wants to see Graceland, And I may be obliged to defend Every love every ending Or maybe there’s no obligations now, Maybe I’ve a reason to believe We all will be received In Graceland. In Graceland, Graceland, Graceland I’m going to Graceland. ~ Paul SimonContinue reading Read more

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The Doorway of the Eighth House

There’s a rebirth that goes on with us continuously as human beings. I don’t understand, personally, how you can be bored. I can understand how you can be depressed, but I just don’t understand boredom. ~ Dustin Hoffman In August, we arrive at the last of the so-called “social houses” in the astrological chart, theContinue reading Read more

Welcome to the House of Marriage

 What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow. ~Nathaniel Hawthorne The Seventh House, of course, is the house of partnership and marriage. This month, the first happy weddings are being celebrated, after the third most populous state in America struck down the lawsContinue reading Read more

Finally.. We Enter the Seventh House

If we are together nothing is impossible. If we are divided all will fail. ~ Winston Churchill Finally, only about half-way through July, we begin our discussion of the matters to do with the Seventh House. And this is kind of a shame on my part, because it is a topic that we could spendContinue reading Read more

A Brief Detour and Disclosure

May we be receptive to your supreme intelligence and become strong. ~ The Samaveda In July, we are now poised to enter into our conversations about the themes that are ruled by the Seventh House. But first, a slight detour, if you will indulge me. For the past week or so, I have been somewhatContinue reading Read more

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