I owed Henry an article. I told him I'd write about him for a magazine but that magazine closed shop before I could do a piece on him. We already started the preliminary interview at his usual hang-out at the Promenade in Greenhills. Just recently, he asked me to write in his blog. Unfortunately, I… Continue reading Henry Palacios: Farewell, mate!
VS Remember, remember! The fifth of November, the Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason why the Gunpowder treason should ever be forgot! - English Folk Verse (c.1870) The world entered a new epoch in 2008, one that is changing socio-political reality as we know it. Pluto, that tiny planetoid… Continue reading Pluto in Capricorn and Uranus in Aries : Big Brother vs Anonymous
Tomorrow, March 11, 2011, Uranus, the planet of Revolution re-enters Aries, the Zodiac sign of War, and squares (antagonistic to) Pluto, the Planet of Death and Destruction, in Capricorn, the sign of Big Business and Strong Governments. To all the "strong republics" and the strongmen of rich governments (especially oil-rich countries in the Middle East),… Continue reading Uranus re-enters Aries
It is Graduation time again in the Philippines. Young graduates are now about to be thrown into the real world, a world where people work for money, for fulfillment or even for just killing time. As a guide to the graduates, I am posting here an article I wrote for Mr. & Ms. magazine: “Whatever… Continue reading The Midheaven and Your Career Path
Pluto will be leaving the sign of Sagittarius in late January next year, thus ending an era that started in 1995. Bush's War on Terror and Huntington's Clash of Civilizations characterize this period in our history. At the end of this era, Pluto conjuncts with the Galactic Center. The effects of this era will be… Continue reading As Pluto Meets the Galactic Center
“A physician without knowledge of astrology has no right to call himself a physician” – Hippocrates (born ca. 400 BC) Astrology was studied and respected in the ancient Egyptian civilization, in the Greek and Roman civilizations, in the old Islamic civilization, and in the Renaissance. In 1125, the chair of Astrology was founded at the… Continue reading ASTROLOGY and HEALTH
Most people are familiar with Sun-Sign astrology. When a person says s/he is a Sagittarian, it means that when s/he was born, the Sun was in (under the influence of) the constellation Sagittarius. There is, however, another very important planetary body in our solar system – the Moon, Earth’s closest neighbor. The Sun is… Continue reading The Astrological Moon