A Bigness: Jupiter moves direct today with Mercury
Jupiter and Mercury move direct today stimulating an urge to plan big! Continue reading
Wascally Wetwogwade! Mercury Retrograde
As Mercury goes retrograde this week, we will ponder the way the mind ‘looks back’ to make sense of things. In considering an idea that the mind extends into the world by use of tools and other minds, a seemingly simple subject of reflective thought becomes a silly symphony of possibilities! #mercuryretrograde #astrologypodcast #themetaphorcast #happyastropondering… Continue reading
The Shortest Question in the World and the Gift of Apollo
Metaphorcast for 7/26-8/1 Listen to this episode here Any parent with a child over three is very familiar with the world’s shortest question: “why?” As Mercury moves into Leo this week, we shall ponder the mind of the child. Why? Because they see things from a very special place. Antoine de Saint-Exupery was born when… Continue readingAntoine de Saint-Exupery, apollodorus gift of apollo, apollodorus love for philosophy, Carl Sagan, children's minds, cosmos within us, heart vision, important things seen with the heart, know thyself, leo the child, philosophy and children, plato symposium apollodorus, seeing with the heart, the child's eye, The Little Prince see with the heart, the way children see
It’s Great to Anticipate! Mercury Enters Aries.
After practicing the art of negative capability, Mercury, the planet of perception moves forward in Aries on Saturday, April 3rd. Looking becomes forward looking. A type of looking that generates excitement. A perception that is fond of future and its yet-to-be contents. When Mercury moves into Aries it becomes clear how great it is to… Continue reading
Negative Capability and the Real World of All Streams. Mercury enters Pisces.
Mercury moves into Pisces on Monday, March 15th, joining the effortless harmonics of the Sun, Venus and Neptune. Into the vibrant vibrato goes the trickster, to see what can be seen through the ultimate fish-eyed lenses. Having moved through Aquarius since the start of the year, there has been healthy turbulence in the streams of… Continue reading
The Planets Align, But How Are They Mine? Quadruple Formation in Aquarius.
Have you ever experienced the sublime satisfaction of tidying up a room? Have you ever been near-mystified by the way things just “worked out?”, or how things just, “fell into place?” This Wednesday evening, the sky display a pretty pattern of order and meaning. Three planets will line up perfectly in an ascending diagonal line,… Continue readingAge of Aquarius, Aquarius, Astrology, Colin Wilson, existentialism, Jupiter, Mercury, mystery, Philosophy, Saturn
Back to the Future; Mercury goes Retrograde in Aquarius
Philosopher William James first coined the phrase “stream of consciousness” to describe the full range of thoughts that we can be aware of at any given time. He called it a stream, observing that thoughts tended to flow from one to another and another. Here we are at the end of the first month of… Continue reading
The Convivial in the Trivial: Treasures of Gemini.
Happy Gemini Season to all. I hope it is a nice bouncy time of curiosity and conversation. In this post I plan to share some of the glimmering shimmering secrets of the Trickster, in hopes that this Spring Season can be extra intriguing. This is the sign most associated with the intellect, words, straightforward logic… Continue readingbob dylan gemini trickster, bugs bunny zen, duality gemini, gemini archetype, intelligence gemini, levity gemini, meaning and triviality, mental gemini, mythic and mental, paradoxical gemini, psychology triviality, the fool card astrology, thought gemini season, trickster archetype, trivial trickster gemini, triviality
The Virgoan Mind of Howard Hughes
Today we are going deep into the astrological makings of a very complex man. Ladies and gentleman, I give you Howard Hughes! The first thing that really draws my eye into his chart is that Mercury at the very bottom of the chart. It is in Virgo (the ever over-analyzing, perfecting and exacting scrutinizer) and… Continue readingastrology, Astrology and OCD, Howard Hughes, Howard Hughes Astrology, howard hughes birth chart, howard hughes mars in sagittarius, howard hughes mercury in virgo, howard hughes moon in leo, howard hughes natal chart, howard hughes natal chart analyis, howard hughes venus in leo, howard hughs libra, Leo Moon, Libra Sun, Mars, Mars in Sagittarius, mars in sagittarius go big or go home, Mercury, Mercury in Virgo, Pluto, Pluto in Gemini, saturn in aquarius howard hughes, Venus in Leo, Virgo
The Wisdom of Bugs Bunny. Mercury as Trickster.
The subject of Mercury keeps you guessing the more you look into it. It is the archetypal Trickster as well as our own minds. It is our words and thoughts as well as all of the information that we take in from our surroundings. He is Hermes (Greek) and Thoth (Egypt). Both of these Gods… Continue reading
Thanks for stopping by! I use the zodiac as a guide towards a philosophy of nature. I hope you enjoy!
- Meaning is Given (and Worth the Effort To Find It)
- The Appetite to Make Things Happen
- Look Deep Into Nature. Gemini Season Begins!
- Mother Nature is in You. Meditation for a New Moon in Taurus.
- The Role of the Gradient. How Life Emerges Through the Ups and Downs.