Consider yourself a good listener? If you are, then that’s very good news indeed. Obviously, none of us can afford to exercise poor judgement – especially now – and research is clear that the exercise of good judgment requires good listening and communication skills. Unfortunately, even for those of us who are usually good listeners/communicators,Continue reading “Exercises in Good Judgment”
Have you have ever found yourself becoming increasingly irritable in a situation even though rationally – on the surface – there seems no reason for it? Such situations are potentially both dangerous and explosive and they are especially so right now. Today and tomorrow and through the rest of this week, we’ll all be confrontingContinue reading “Riding the Big Wave / Danger & Thrills in Action”
Looking for new solutions to old problems? Now, with Mars moving into Aquarius, you’ve got your chance! Since mid-February until now, Mars has been in Capricorn, and chances are good that you’ve either had your nose to the grindstone and/or fire- fighting in a very focused way. Either way, you’re probably exhausted. One of theContinue reading “New Solutions to Old Problems?”
Shakespeare once wrote that the entire world is a stage and all the men and women merely players. In a sense, one’s natal or birth chart is a metaphor for his or her personal play, complete with stage set, cast of characters, plot, or the story line, and of course both character growth arc and theme.Continue reading “Stage Set / Through the Houses”
The planetary purpose of Venus is to both attract and be attracted ‘the other’, especially when it comes to romantic relationships. In this regard, a willing to compromise is clearly a bonus. Yet all too easily compromise can turn into paralyzing indecision.
This symbolism, which informs much of western astrology, suggests that Mars in Scorpio is more likely than not to behave in a dark, destructive way.
Yet in Scorpio, Mars remains uncertain of his prowess, his ability to make his mark, and so more than in any other zodiac sign, in Scorpio he is likely to become obsessive, overemotional, and to overcompensate.
Consider the Scorpion, the symbol for this sign, a nasty little creature that might kill you for no other reason than it can. It only stands to reason then that if you provoke Scorpio, you’ll pay the price.