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Both Economists and Astrologers see 2020 downturn ahead

It’s eerie to see how events develop true to the symbolism of unfolding astrological transits. My antennae went up when I saw the passage of the massive Tax Cuts and Jobs Act go through exactly as Saturn stepped into Capricorn this past December. That such a bill could pass was an indication of the clout […]

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Capricorn New Moon: Now is a good time.

Seattle based business astrologer, Madeline Gerwick warns her clients if they are planning to start a new business or launch a new product, do it by the end of February. Why? Because 2018 will be a bumpy year with lots of cross-currents. Not to mention retrograde personal planets for the better part of the year. […]

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2018 Comes in with a Bang

Happy New Year and welcome to 2018. The new year starts out with a bang. Two astrological events signal that we’re ready for a fresh start, although astrologically I’d argue that the New Year began when Saturn set foot into Capricorn at the Winter Solstice. Because that event represents a sharp break from the prevailing […]

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Cool Winter Solstice Trivia

You probably know the winter solstice marks the time the Sun reaches its most southerly point in its apparent path around the Sun marking the beginning of astronomical (and astrological) winter. And if, on that day, you were standing at the Tropic of Capricorn, 23.5° south of the equator, and looked up at noon, the […]

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Saturn Comes a’Knockin’ and a Chill’s a’Comin’…

On 11:29 am on December 21st, the Sun will be directly overhead 23.5° south of the Equator. Saturn rules this land. This latitude, the Tropic of Capricorn, is the southernmost point of the ecliptic, the apparent path of the Sun around the Earth. This is the Winter Solstice. That point where the Sun’s direct rays […]

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Welcome to Sagittarius – and Happy Thanksgiving

Welcome to Sagittarius. Just when the intensity of Scorpio was getting to be a bit much, the Sun moves into Sagittarius kicking off the holiday season. The Archer liberates you from Scorpio’s dark depths by beckoning you to ride on his horseback into the heavens. We see that glass is really half full. If you’ve […]

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