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Upon the Altar of Venus

Upon the Altar of Venus

As if 2012 wasn’t jammed packed enough with eclipses and other astrological goodies, it’s worth noting that we will have a very rare Transit of Venus happening on June 5 — so rare that it only happens every 115 years with two events clustered 8 years apart. What does this […]

On 2012

On 2012

Over the last few years, “2012” has become this thing, this concept loaded with cultural speculation and a touch of doomsday hysteria. I’m not sure when exactly it entered mass consciousness, but somewhere, somehow — perhaps the new age community is to blame — the collective latched onto this idea […]

Empowering Astrology on Blog Talk Radio

Empowering Astrology on Blog Talk Radio

I’ve launched a Blog Talk Radio show! Join me for monthly discussions on not just astrology, but spirituality and the evolution of consciousness. I’ll be interviewing astrologers in addition to mediums and lightworkers. If you can’t listen live, please download shows in the archive or via iTunes. You can also […]

Manifesting from Our Karma and Beyond

A Facebook follower of the Empowering Astrology page, in response to my article on lunar manifestation, asked: “. . . what do you mean about karma? That we won’t get more than our karma deserves? What if we have past karma from previous lives that is not good? Or if […]

The author's chart. Not a prison.

Your Natal Chart is Not a Prison

Like most people who live in large cities, I have a fairly long commute each day to and from work. The round-trip hour and a half of subway time is devoted to higher learning via spiritually themed podcasts. My commute is sacred. It’s my God time. I listen to my […]

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Neptune in Pisces

On April 4, 2011, Neptune quietly slipped into Pisces for the first time in a century and a half. I say quietly because Neptune’s ingress didn’t pack the punch of Pluto’s entry into Capricorn nor Uranus’s into Aries. No, gossamer Neptune transitioned into Pisces like a gentle breeze announcing a shift […]

You can use sage to clear energy, as seen above, but I prefer burning epsom salts.

Cleansing the Energy of Your Home

Imagine you’ve walked into the home of someone you’ve just met. There’s clutter everywhere, nothing is organized, and it’s physically hard to navigate between rooms because of furniture and stuff piled everywhere. How would you imagine the energy of that home feels? Unpleasant? Stagnant? Dense? The energy can’t move because […]