Mercury – Neptune and The “Hard Problem” of Sibley

An astrological chart for the United States was proposed by the astrologer, Ebenezer Sibley back in 1787. Over time, research of this chart has revealed numerous issues. Not only does the historical record not support the time within this chart, but even a recalculation of the chart does not support Sibley’s work either. In other …

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Retrograde Overload

Retrograde motion is often described as a heightened focus or internalization of the archetypal functions affiliated with the planetary body. While this description is accurate, it also feels a little bland because this “heightened focus” doesn’t occur arbitrarily. What I have found is that it is usually motivated. More often than not, something has happened …

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Super Human: Generational Archetypes in the 1st House

Our natal charts provide insight into our passions. Our abilities. Talents. But it also shows something else: How the collective archetypal energies of humanity itself are hardwired and embedded into a personality. In other words, we’re referring to power of the outer planets. The dynamics that define entire generations. “In retrospect, the discoveries of Uranus, …

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Astrology is Natural Philosophy

One of the things I love about astrology is how much it philosophically benefits a person the longer they study. It is almost an unavoidable side effect.According to Brittanica, philosophy is the “…rational, abstract, and methodical consideration of reality as a whole or of fundamental dimensions of human experience.”In this regard, consider these general experiential …

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Tyler Henry: A Case Study in Derived Houses

Tyler Henry has become something of a rising star over past couple years as a medium to the stars. He recently received his own show on Netflix documenting some of his biography, but mostly showcasing his talents as a medium. His chart is interesting and offers some opportunities to explore some techniques that are not …

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