Mastering the Art of Solar Returns

Mastering the Art of Solar Returns

My birthday is coming up so I thought I’d write about solar return charts, which are kind of an astrological birthday chart. The solar return is the moment when the Sun returns to the exact degree as your natal Sun. To use this technique, you 

Money and Justice: Canada’s 2022 Cancer Ingress Astrology Forecast

Money and Justice: Canada’s 2022 Cancer Ingress Astrology Forecast

We are almost at the summer solstice, which is the Cancer ingress in astrological terms – this is when the Sun enters Cancer and marks the start of summer in the northern hemisphere. The Aries ingress chart is the primary chart used for forecasting what 

“Planting with the Planets” – read it now on Astro.com

“Planting with the Planets” – read it now on Astro.com

My first story for The Mountain Astrologer was published earlier this year, in their Aries Nox 2022 issue. It’s called “Planting with the Planets: The Astrology of Biodynamic Farming” and it’s a deep dive into the astrology of biodynamics: the agricultural philosophy founded by Rudolf 

Now Offering Astrological Rectification Services

Now Offering Astrological Rectification Services

Rectification is the art of confirming an exact birth time. Having an exact time is critical for accurate astrology readings, especially predictive forecasts. Unfortunately, unknown or inaccurate birth times are very common. Many places in the world – including Canada – don’t record birth times 

Breaking the 12 Letter Alphabet: BLM, Censorship and Saturn in Aquarius

Breaking the 12 Letter Alphabet: BLM, Censorship and Saturn in Aquarius

One of the worst things that happened in modern astrology was the conflation of houses with signs in the 12 Letter Alphabet System. This system was popularized by modern astrologers in the 1970s. Sometimes it’s called The Astrological Alphabet, or the ABC system. In developing 

The Best Books for Learning Traditional Astrology

The Best Books for Learning Traditional Astrology

When you start studying astrology, the sheer number of books on the subject is overwhelming. I remember feeling totally lost when I was trying to figure out what books to buy, and I ended up spending a lot of money on books that ended up 

Discover Your Planetary Time Lord with Annual Profections

Discover Your Planetary Time Lord with Annual Profections

One of my favourite ways to get a feel for the tone of the year is through annual profections. This is a timing technique that was widely used in traditional astrology. The majority of the ancient astrologers used it, or at least mentioned it. Vettius 

Get Rect: Learning Astrological Rectification

Get Rect: Learning Astrological Rectification

I’m currently taking a course at Kepler College on astrological rectification: the process of using various techniques to pin down an exact birth time. Having an exact time is absolutely critical for accurate astrology readings, especially predictive forecasts. A few minutes of difference doesn’t seem 

The Eclipses of 2022: Astrology, Geography and Geopolitics

The Eclipses of 2022: Astrology, Geography and Geopolitics

We’re about to get the first eclipse of the year, so it’s high time that I posted about them. Eclipses mark moments of profound change and transformation, and often strife and difficulty. The ancients viewed eclipses as malefic, negative forces. Their intensity is determined by 

Eclipses and Saros Cycles in Astronomy and Astrology

Eclipses and Saros Cycles in Astronomy and Astrology

I’ve been doing some research on eclipses and realized it would be useful to have an “Eclipse 101” type of reference post. There’s a lot of basic astronomical information about eclipses that’s really useful to know when you’re studying eclipses from an astrological point of 

Money, Money, Money: Canada’s 2022 Aries Ingress Astrology Forecast

Money, Money, Money: Canada’s 2022 Aries Ingress Astrology Forecast

A time-honoured method of astrological forecasting is to look at the Aries ingress chart set for the exact moment the Sun enters Aries in a nation’s capital. This is a surprisingly accurate way to see what might be in store for that country that year. 

Canada Talks: Canada’s 2022 Astrology Forecast

Canada Talks: Canada’s 2022 Astrology Forecast

I will be doing a presentation on Canada’s 2022 astrological forecast at an upcoming panel hosted by the Canadian chapter of The Organization for Professional Astrology (OPA). Canada Talks will feature a 20-minute presentation by four Canadian astrologers: Mj Patterson, Franco Soulbody, Jennifer Ng, and