Gary shares his astronomical insights into the ancient Alchemical text The Emerald Tablet, and demonstrates the system he discovered to track Mercury's triple alignments and correspondences between Above & Below.
Tune in to hear Gary interpret the chart of the Sun-Venus conjunction from both a Mundane (World Astrology) and personal perspectives, using fixed stars, midpoints and aspects -including the 2nd of 3 Venus-Mars squares for this cycle.
Gary examines the astronomy of Mercury and Venus for clues into aspects of the Gemini archetype currently seeking expression. We also look at the chart of Transcendentalist storyteller Ralph Waldo Emerson and his writings for inspiration.
We re-visit Venus retrograde, this time by examining the different "dances," or dynamic loops She makes while traveling backward. Upon further examination the exceeding beautiful astronomical harmony of Venus' retrograde loops becomes an inspiration for seekers of alternate viewpoints.
Gary describes Venus' upcoming transformation from bright evening star through invisible union with the Sun and into bright morning star in terms of an alchemical and experiential process that will transform the way you think about retrogrades
Gary outlines a few opportunities for invoking protective energies from the Stars over the next couple weeks as well as how to find them in the Sky.
Gary uses the classical methods of Ingress and Eclipse charts to understand the current moment. A comparison of the 1345 & 1918 charts with 2020 shows some similarities, but gives hope that this pandemic will be much more contained. Finally, Gary also offers some ideas and practices for protection and making medicine from these energies.
In this episode we talk about 4 different kinds of Venus magic to be made over the next month! Gary discusses Venus in the 3rd Decan of Aries, Venus in front of the constellation Andromeda, Venus in Taurus and Venus with the fixed star Algol.
Gary delivers the real dope on Mercury's extended stay in Pisces. By changing our viewpoint from the normal flat 1D view of the Zodiac, and going in-depth into the other 3D views available via the Astronomy of Mercury, we can begin to better understand the profound shifts, changes and transformation that are possible during this period.
First Gary shares the basic qualities of Venus, which make up Her magic. Next we talk about Venus' dignities -or favorite zones in the Zodiac where She is most powerful. And finally we discover the magic of Venus' astronomy, and why the current cycle holds abundant potential not seen for hundreds of years!
Gary shares his unique view of this conjunction by showing how the long-running Saturn-Pluto parallel which is culminating in the conjunction of Jan 12 can be seen to be releasing energy similar to the birth of a child after a long difficult labor. He also compares it to planting magical seeds, like Jack and the Beanstalk.
Sasha joins Gary to share how her experiences as a Montessori educator, single mother and wellness guide all inform her Astrology & the Art of living more fully from our Hearts.
Amanda Walsh, CEO and co-founder of Astrology Hub, joins Gary to talk about Astrology as Business, the importance of heart/soul centered marketing for astrologers and the FREE 2020 forecast marathon event coming Jan 9-12!
Gary outlines two different ways to derive meaning for Galactic center via astronomy and mythology, discusses the topics of death and re-birth and gives positive examples and strategies for harnessing this energy creatively. Visuals on Youtube
Join Gary for a convo with special guest, Jungian astrologer Sherene Schostak, as they explore both the darker and lighter sides of Scorpio that Mercury's extended stay in the sign will be revealing and challenging us to integrate.
The two planets closest to Earth are joining in the sign of the Harvest Goddess -the 3rd of 3 consecutive Venus-Mars conjunctions to occur in Virgo. Tune in as Gary delineates this conjunction in terms of the mythology of the sacred marriage and gives experiential examples how this energy plays out.
Tune in as Gary illuminates Jupiter's station direct and the magic it makes available to us in his down to earth but energetic and inimitable style
Mercury is in the Heart of the Sun in Cancer, and Jupiter and Saturn are entering a long term antiscia/parallel relationship. Tune in as Gary demonstrates what these alignments look like, both in the sky and the chart, and advises on what we can do with them. Graphics on Youtube
Mercury crosses the ecliptic heading south, initiating the upcoming retrograde loop. Venus is in fast direct motion and moving toward crossing the ecliptic heading north. All this leads to a big planetary rendezvous in late August. Tune in to find out what it all means! See graphics on Youtube
Gary interviews special guest Tami Brunk of Astrology for Earth Renewal. Tami tells us about her mix of ecology, activism and shamanic astrology and then Gary and Tami discuss the Astrology of the Galactic Equator, the Lunar Nodes and how these relate to the mythic concept of the World Tree.