Vesta in Leo: August 28 – November 19

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In Greek and Roman mythology, Vesta (or Hestia) was the eldest sister of Zeus (Jupiter) but chose to spend her time on earth with mortals instead of on Olympus, home of the Gods. She is the goddess of humble, domestic joy and innermost things. She was powerful in her own right, as she was one […]

Pallas in Virgo: August 1 – October 4

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In Greek mythology, Pallas Athena was the goddess of battle skill and heroism; wise counsel; pottery and sculpture; weaving and women’s work; olive-trees and oil; and the defense of towns and cities. She is attended by an owl; wears a goatskin breastplate called the Aegis given to her by her father, Zeus; is accompanied by […]

Ceres in Libra

In Roman and Greek mythology, Ceres (or Demeter) was the goddess of the Earth and agriculture. Her name means “to grow” and is the root for the words “create” and “increase.” She was the sister of the king of the gods Jupiter (or Zeus) and had a daughter to him, named Persephone. (Incest is not […]

Juno in aspect to the planets

“Juno in aspect” is the fourth in a five-part series by Julie Demboski on Juno, the “marriage asteroid.” In the first part, she defines Juno. In the second, she describes each sign placement of Juno, differentiated by gender. In the third, she interprets the expression of Juno in the houses. Don’t know where Juno is […]

Juno in the houses

“Juno in the houses” is the third of a five-part series by Julie Demboski on Juno, the “marriage asteroid.” In the first part, she defines Juno, and in the second, she describes each sign placement of Juno, differentiated by gender. Don’t know where Juno is in your chart? Find out how to get it for […]

Juno by sign: What’s your power style?

“Juno by sign” is the second of a five-part series by Julie Demboski on Juno, the “marriage asteroid.” In the first part, she defines Juno. Don’t know where Juno is in your chart? Find out how to get it for free. Juno’s placement by sign speaks of the approach a woman should take in empowering […]

Defining Juno, the “marriage asteroid”

“Defining Juno” is the first of a five-part series by Julie Demboski on Juno, the “marriage asteroid.” Don’t know where Juno is in your chart? Find out how to get it for free. Juno needs your attention. She wants to show you the way to personal empowerment; she also wants to show you particular weaknesses […]

Chiron in the houses and in aspect to Venus

The following guest post is by Jeremy Neal, an astrologer and blogger whom I have recently discovered to great delight. Since the name of his blog is Chirotic Journal, I asked him to write a post about Chiron and relationships. To learn about his astrology services, visit Chirotic. Love, in the words of the song, […]

Finding your ‘E’ spot: Asteroid Eros in the natal chart

Though there are many reasons for seeking relationship, it’s probably our sense of the erotic, the passionate core of our desire to connect with others, that is the true driving force behind dating and mating. When we inspect the natal chart for ‘passion indicators,’ we see various facets of passion, desire, and sexuality: Venus tells […]