Tomorrow at 4:52 p.m. Chicago time, the Sun leaves placid, nature-loving Taurus for talkative, information-loving Gemini. Then, at 7:12 a.m. this Saturday, the Moon begins a new monthly cycle when it leaves the balsamic (or final) phase of its Taurus cycle and enters the new (or dark moon) phase in this year’s Gemini lunar cycle. […]
For all its complexity, however, astrology remains fundamentally simple. It offers a time honored system of symbols that sum up key aspects of human life while providing profound insights and practical guidance.
Follow The Sun: A Simple Way To Use Astrology For Living In Harmony
Today, the Moon begins a new monthly cycle when it enters the astrological sign of Aries at 11:06 a.m. Chicago time. It joins the Sun in Aries, giving all of us a double dose of this powerful energy and a special opportunity to launch new spiritual beginnings in our lives. Aries, the first sign of […]
For nearly a month, the Sun has been making its annual journey through Pisces, the last sign of the zodiac. This time of year always invites us to go inward and contemplate our spiritual lives, especially our connection to the Divine and to all creation. It also gives us the opportunity to review the past […]
Even if you’re not an Aquarius, this sign is located somewhere in your birth chart. So when the Sun moves through Aquarius, you feel its electrical energies in some part of life. Here’s how to use it to your best advantage.
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With the Sun’s move into Scorpio a little after 8 p.m. Chicago time on October 22, we make the collective shift away from Libra’s airy idealism and search for balance to Scorpio’s dramatic intensity and quest for truth. During the Sun’s annual passage through the sign of the Scorpion, we may be rocked by intense […]
The Sun entered the astrological sign of Libra at 10:46 a.m. Chicago time on Monday, 22 September, a shift that brought us the autumnal equinox and the official start of fall. Equinox comes from Latin and means “equal night”; twice each year, at the fall and spring equinox, we experience a 24-hour period when night […]
On July 31, we went to a concert at Ravinia, our first visit to this outdoor classical music venue in several years. We left our house on the edge of Chicago’s southwest side at 5:30 p.m., traveling from I55 to Lake Shore Drive to head north. We had prepared ourselves mentally for a long ride […]
The Sun left watery Cancer for fiery Leo a few minutes before 6 a.m. Chicago time on Tuesday, July 22. It remains in the sign of the Lion until August 22, giving us a full month to explore our creativity, bring out our playful inner child, and seek our heart’s desire. All these aspects of […]
Today marks the Sun’s final day in the astrological sign of Cancer for this year, as tomorrow it moves into the sign of Leo at a few minutes before 6 a.m. Chicago time. As it does every year, the Sun began its journey through Cancer at the Summer Solstice, which this year occurred at 7 […]
Thursday brought rain, giving us a perfect opportunity to visit the Denver Art Museum. We started with the small but interesting collection of European and American painting, sculpture, and furniture; then toured a special exhibit of Amish and Mennonite quilts; and ended up on the ground floor for a special show of quilts from Gee’s […]
During day two of our drive west, the words “Cripple Creek” had caught my eye while scanning the atlas’s map for Colorado. In a flash, my mind made the connection with Linda Goodman, perhaps the most famous astrologer of the 20th century, whose 1968 book, Linda Goodman’s Sun Signs, became the first astrology book to […]
After our high altitude adventures on Sunday, we decided to stay on the city’s flat plain for a while. On Monday, we drove downtown to the Denver Botanic Gardens, where we spent most of the day. Our good fortune and good timing became apparent immediately when we saw how much of the garden was in […]