OuterPlanetary (Extraordinary) People – Part IV

Pluto: The Reason for Suffering (and How to Put Passion to Work)   Pluto asks more of Outerplanetary People than any of the transSaturnians: He asks to let go and trust while everything we value is ripped away from us, often down to the barest bones: home, hearth, spouse or lover, job, family. By definition, … Read more

OuterPlanetary (Extraordinary) People – Part I

Living with the Outer Planets Prominent   Extraordinary Times We live in extraordinary times.  I call them outerplanetary times, marked by the discovery in 1977 of a new outer planet, Chiron.  Chiron is trans-Saturnian.  It orbits, acts like, and has an impact equivalent to any other outer planet. Chiron’s discovery heralded a helping hand for … Read more

OuterPlanetary (Extraordinary) People – Part V

Chiron and Life Purpose (Spirited Living) Chiron’s importance to outerplanetary people can hardly be overstated. It is the thread that weaves together the tapestry of the outer planets as a living aggregate in our charts. Chiron is the glue that makes outerplanetary people solid and capable of handling the strong energies that we are asked … Read more

The Ascendant – Revealer of our Soul’s Purpose

Have you ever wondered whether there might be more to the Ascendant than a mere description of the physical appearance, the persona, the mask, or the manner in which we project ourselves into the world? How often have you encountered a client whose personality does not seem to match the traditional description of the Rising … Read more

The Quest for Soul at Midlife

“Trying to unweave, unwind, unravel and piece together the past and the future, Between midnight and dawn, when the past is all deception, The future futureless, before the morning watch When time stops and time is never ending”. T.S. Eliot, ‘The Dry Salvages’. Much has been written, in recent years, about the Midlife Transition. Popularly … Read more

Healing Flowers of the Zodiac

Healing the Chiron Wound Have you ever found yourself sitting with a person and their chart, having identified the issues, challenges and problems, illumined the shadow areas, uncovered the projections, and still wondering what on earth can be done about it? For many years I felt frustrated with the limitations of astrology. Undoubtedly, it is … Read more

Esoteric Astrology – The Journey of the Soul

Esoteric astrology is the astrology of the soul. The delineation of a natal chart from the soul-centered perspective focuses on the purpose of the soul, why we are here, where we have come from, and where we are heading. Traditional or exoteric astrology is the astrology of the personality. Its focus is on the problems … Read more

Astrology Basics

by Candy Hillenbrand My introduction to astrology changed my life, so I guess you could say I’m a bit of a born-again astrologer. When I first had my chart interpreted, I suddenly felt my awareness expand and my understanding of myself deepen. It was a wonderful feeling. I’d struggled for many years with a number … Read more

A Course in Bach Flower Remedies

A Look at the Healing Herbs of Dr Edward Bach and their use in treating emotional problems A Free 12 lesson course – by Candy Hillenbrand   Content includes: The life and work of Dr Edward Bach The 38 Bach Remedies and their corresponding emotional states How to make the remedies, including preparation of the … Read more

A Course in Bach Flower Remedies – Lesson 1

Introduction to Bach Flower remedies First I’d like to tell you a little about myself and my work with the Bach Flower Remedies. I first heard of the Bach Flower Remedies back in about 1977 and was immediately interested. I have always been a flower lover and the idea of healing with the energy of … Read more