Planets & the 7th House of Partnership, Part 2

Mercury in the 7th house can show an individual who readily connects to others through communication and will need open dialogue with their partners. Depending on Mercury's condition and the sign it occupies, they could become excessively talkative, possibly ttoo trivial, superficial and gossipy. On the other hand, if Mercury's in good condition and well-aspected, … Continue reading Planets & the 7th House of Partnership, Part 2

Planets & The 7th House of Partnership

Planets occuring in the 7th House in a birth chart will affect an individual's relationships with the qualities and motivation of that planet. Natural benefics (the Moon, Mercury, Venus, or Jupiter) won't necessarily just be good for relationships. They could be afflicted, in challenging condition, or ruling difficult houses, bringing those challenges into relationships by … Continue reading Planets & The 7th House of Partnership

Appearances and the Ascendant

I reviewed Lisa Marie Presley's birth chart the other day for the first time and immediately noticed she had a Capricorn Sun aspecting her Ascendant. It's no wonder Lisa Marie looked so much like her father, Elvis. The Ascendant or First House provides clues to our physical appearance while the Sun represents one's father. If … Continue reading Appearances and the Ascendant

Personalized Planetary Processing? Yeah, that!

If you're studying astrology and enjoy answering questions, you might find this learning process beneficial. After reading through the Cast of Characters articles for each planet and taking some time to look at your birth chart to notice which house each planet is positioned in, what sign each planet occupies, and what condition each planet … Continue reading Personalized Planetary Processing? Yeah, that!

Part 3 – Miyazaki’s Saturn

You may have been wondering why I didn’t mention Saturn in Part 1 or 2 when writing about Miyazaki’s planets. Well, it just didn’t jump out at me as an influence behind his creative genius. That said, I also know that no planet is unimportant or somehow ‘not’ involved. (That would be impossible.) So let’s … Continue reading Part 3 – Miyazaki’s Saturn

Part 2 – Miyazaki’s Nakshatras

There are 27 lunar stations or asterisms called the Nakshatras. The Moon takes approximately 27 days to transit through a zodiac sign, moving through each of these 27 Nakshatras during that time. Like the zodiac constellations (Aries through Pisces), the Nakshatras (Ashwini through Revati) are another celestial backdrop that the planets orbit in front of. … Continue reading Part 2 – Miyazaki’s Nakshatras

Hayao Miyazaki – Studio Ghibli’s Creative Genius

On July 20, 2001 the animated fantasy film Spirited Away was released to a Japanese audience and was the most successful film in Japanese history (until it was finally surpassed in December 2020). Hayao Miyazaki, the ‘father’ of Japanese animation, created Spirited Away and many other award-winning films. He is a film director, producer, screenwriter, … Continue reading Hayao Miyazaki – Studio Ghibli’s Creative Genius