Astrology Update for December 2016

    Dear Friends, December is a special month astrologically and many of the holiday festivals we celebrate at this time of year are deeply rooted in our ancestors’ worship of the Sun’s light. Wednesday, December 21, heralds our winter solstice, when we mark the end of the longest night and give thanks for the […]

Mercury: from Casual Conversation to Cogitation

Mercury Statue next to Metlife in New York City. Copyright Catherine Goshen, March 2016

The planet Mercury shows us how we think best. The ancients understood Mercury to be ‘the thinking soul’ while 17th century master astrologer William Lilly saw it to represent thought as ‘awareness’. Thought, perception, communication… Mercury reflects our mindset and entire thinking apparatus including our nervous system, which binds the brain to the body. Traditionally […]

July’s Astrology 2016

Dear Friends, As Britain votes to exit the EU and David Cameron resigns, we may feel a similar dissolution in our own lives. Everything is in flux; routine is hard to hold on to, or has recently changed. What routine, you might ask? All this upheaval is happening for a reason. Light is being shone […]