April 2017

Mercury Flying

Exaltation, Detriment, Fall: Mercury

Welcome back to our series on planetary exaltation, detriment, and fall! Today we are tackling our most flighty friend, Mercury. Unlike the luminaries, whose phases can be clearly seen and understood through their apparent rotation around the earth, and thus are receptive to a fairly straightforward geocentric explanation of exaltation, detriment, and fall, Mercury’s phases

Use Astrology To Solve Problems & Get What You Want!

NOTE – This class has ended. You can purchase a transcript here. I promised to go back to my Blood and Guts roots and teach a new class. I have natal Mars conjunct Mercury in the boasting 9th house. I tend to assert things like this before all the details are in. I think it’s fine to

Trying to find my way back to the margins

Recently, I wrote somewhere about having become way too popular. I am having to become unpopular now, unfortunately. I just don’t like the costs that come with being “visible”. Basically, I’ve become the hot person to discuss or argue over. Oh my God, I can’t begin to tell you how uncomfortable this makes me. I have

Exaltation, Detriment, Fall: The Moon

The waxing and waning cycle that we touched on in our discussion of the Sun’s exaltation, detriment, and fall finds analogy in the cycles of the Moon. When the Sun is exalted (lifted up), it is essentially at the beginning of its yearly ‘waxing’ stage, gaining strength and angle in the sky on its way

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