Astrology as a Traditional Science, Part II: Angels and Archetypes

Now that I have addressed the rationalist/substantialist intrusion into Western thought and some of its impact on the practice of astrology, it is time to discuss the essentialist basis from which astrology draws its tools and methods.  This is the answer to the recurring and age-old question as to why astrology “works.” Astrology is one … Continue reading “Astrology as a Traditional Science, Part II: Angels and Archetypes”

Mummies and Luminaries

One of the biggest challenges to practitioners of traditional sciences, such as astrology, is that of setting aside the prejudices that have been instilled in us from modern education.  One of the prejudices is a pervasive form of arrogance, which can be summarized by the formula: “Primitive people believed ……., but now we know…….”  When … Continue reading “Mummies and Luminaries”

The Outer Planets – A Theory

One of the big controversies in astrology is what planets should be included in reading charts.  In particular, what do we do with the planets that have been discovered since the 18th Century, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto.  We have already established that these planets are not a part of the Traditional Model of the Cosmos. … Continue reading “The Outer Planets – A Theory”

The Symbolism of Fairy Tales

One of the places where we can find Universal Truth is in fairy tales. Yes, fairy tales…the timeless stories we tell our children, such as Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Beauty and the Beast.  Fairy tales have been criticized in modern Western culture as being unrealistic or naïve and have been decried by feminists as for … Continue reading “The Symbolism of Fairy Tales”

The Traditional Model of the Cosmos

“The Earth moves, but Heaven is still.  The rim revolves, but the Centre remains without motion.” “At the rim is the movement greatest; close unto the centre is it the least.  Where there is no movement, there is purity.” The Clew of the Horse, The Gospel of Our Mother God, Sun Daughter Press, 2008 The … Continue reading “The Traditional Model of the Cosmos”