Cheap Shots #25: “If Wishes Were Horses . . .”

A philosophy professor of mine who was also a Protestant minister (and, for what it's worth, a heart transplant survivor – the very definition of “ on a wing and a prayer”), once told our class that, according to Pascal's Wager, “It's safer to believe in a God even if there isn't one, than to … Continue reading Cheap Shots #25: “If Wishes Were Horses . . .”

The Wheel and the World: Jupiter and Saturn

One time over thirty years ago, when I was still very much a novice astrologer with loads of book learning but little practical experience, I was brought up short by someone who obviously had slightly more of the latter. I had made an off-hand remark about Jupiter and Saturn being the “social” planets, bridging the … Continue reading The Wheel and the World: Jupiter and Saturn

Court Card Thumbnails: The Queen of Cups

The Minor Arcana: The Queen of Cups Titles: Water of Water; The Queen of the Thrones of the Waters Astrological Correspondence: 21°Gemini to 20° Cancer Commentary: Golden Dawn “Liber T” (S.L. Mathers): “She is imaginative, poetic, kind, yet not willing to take much trouble for another. Coquettish, good-natured underneath a dreamy appearance. Imagination stronger than … Continue reading Court Card Thumbnails: The Queen of Cups

Court Card Thumbnails: The King of Cups

The Minor Arcana: The King of Cups Titles: Fire of Water; The Lord of the Waves and the Waters; The King of the Hosts of the Sea Astrological Correspondence: 21° Aquarius to 21° Pisces Commentary: Golden Dawn “Liber T” (S.L. Mathers): “Graceful, poetic, Venusian, but enthusiastic if roused. Ill-dignified, he is sensual, idle and untruthful.” … Continue reading Court Card Thumbnails: The King of Cups