Can we escape karma or destiny? I believe we cannot escape them, but we can alter their effects depending on actions we take. Yesterday, the fatwah issued by the Ayatollah in Iran, later rescinded but not cancelled worked its way to Rushdie who was about to begin a talk on how the USA was home to persecuted and exiled writers. This blog examines the astrology of the fatwa
Some people accuse astrology of being fatalistic, it is written in the stars and then destiny will unfold as it is written. Well maybe, but the question of the astrologer’s art, is what is written and how do we interpret what is written and on what level does the native operate? Because what is written must be expressed through the vehicle of the individual in question, which of course may be intimated through the horoscope, but how the person choses to use these energies cannot be predicted. The astrologer should always allow for serendipity, because of course, we do not operate in a vacuum, other people enter our drama and have their effects.
Beltane is the Spring festival when summer traditionally begins. It represents the comming together of the masculine and feminine principles to create new life. Suddenly, after the long haul of winter, Spring bursts out in glorious green. Herbs also represent the masculine and the feminine energies of nature. These two represent the fiery, stimulating, masculineContinue reading “If you go down to the woods today…”
Whatever is happening in your horoscope, the placement of the Sun will ultimately express the nature of a person’s life. Here I look at the extraordinary life of Lee Miller.