Tag: Astrology

The Meaning of the Planets in Mundane Astrology

The planets and their aspects are the most important part of mundane astrology. This article provides primer on the meanings of the planets in mundane astrology.


Join Mel for Meaningful Matter: Pairing Astronomy with Astrology

Mars is red and signifies bloodshed and violence; Saturn is the last planet visible to the naked eye and signifies boundaries. Join Mel for a presentation exploring why astronomy and astrology really aren’t so very different.


Learning the Basics of Mundane Astrology

Mundane astrology is the oldest form of astrology dating back over 4000 years to ancient Mesopotamia. It focuses on large groups of people organized into nations, states and cities, and is used to forecast world events.


Join the Edmonton Astrological Society!

I meant to share this in the newsletter I emailed out earlier today (click here to subscribe to my list). But I definitely forgot to do that, so I’m sharing it here! I serve on […]


Talking Eclipses and 2023 Astrology on Nightbird Radio

Mel went back on Nightbird Radio to talk about the autumn 2022 eclipses, as well as eclipse mythology, remediation, geopolitcs and people born on eclipses. We also explore some preliminary thoughts on the astrology of 2023.


Death of the King: How the 2022 Eclipses Hit the Astrology Charts of Russia, Ukraine, Zelensky and the British Royal Family

The autumn 2022 eclipses are significant in the charts of Russia, Ukraine, Zelensky, King Charles and the British Royal Family.


Astrological Remediation: Solar and Lunar Eclipse Mitigation

There are a few useful astrological remediation techniques to mitigate the negative effects of solar and lunar eclipses, including hiding from eclipse light, cleansing, prayer and fasting.


Full Moon in Aries 2022: Astrology Forecast

October 2022’s Full Moon gives a small beneficial window of opportunity where justice, truth and harmony may step to the forefront. There may be some harsh words, hopefully tempered into lively debates and productive discussions that move us all forward, together.


Communication Breakthrough: Canada’s 2022 Libra Ingress Astrology Forecast

Canada’s 2022 Libra ingress astrology chart suggests that there could be some surprising or revelatory news this fall, either delivered by the Prime Minister or about him (or both). Power struggles and deep transformations are on full display. Expect major shake-ups impacting Canada’s identity and foreign relations. There could be major developments related to lawsuits and court challenges, and the people are seeking escape and reprieve.


Full Moon in Pisces 2022: Astrology Forecast

September’s Full Moon promises a dreamy reprieve from the heavy, Saturnian lunation last month. It’s not the best time to charge forward on a new project per se, though it’s a great time for brainstorming and theoretical, blue-sky conversations about your goals and things currently underway. If you feel an urgency to do something, let yourself focus on the big picture stuff rather than trying to figure out all the details and specifics.


Exploring the Balsamic Moon Phase in Astrology: Meaning and Origins

Balsamic derives from the word balsam, which is used to describe various aromatic plants and resins commonly used for healing in herbal medicine and burning as incense. Even though it’s a mystery where Rudhyar got the idea to apply this term to the final Moon phase, he popularized its usage and this term continues to be widely used by astrologers today.


Astrology Horoscopes for Mars in Gemini 2022

How will Mars in Gemini affect each sign? These are my rising sign horoscopes for each of the signs, geared specifically towards the Mars transit through Gemini from August 2022 to March 2023.