Divine Distant

Is the Divine Distant from Us?

One of the big blockages to spiritual progress is the belief that the Divine is distant from us outside of ourselves - high and mighty (which it is) - difficult to contact. Nothing could be further from the truth. As the scripture says he is “closer...

radical reliance

Progressing on the Spiritual Path- Part 2

As one proceeds on the spiritual path, eventually we come to the place of “radical reliance” on the Divine. And when this happens we are in the realm of the supernatural. All the so-called laws of the physical universe are set aside – made null...

Spiritual path

Progressing on the Spiritual Path- Part 1

If you are an atheist this post is not for you. But if you are serious about making spiritual progress read on. Most people on the spiritual path understand the power of positive thinking, positive affirmation and the power of thought. This is all good....

Election 2018- Post Mortem

The Fall Horoscope was remarkably accurate. While the Democrats were favored, there was certainly no “blue wave”. This was the talk for most of the summer season. It only abated as the election drew closer - the final week. The Horoscope showed that this would be...

Borders

Clear Thinking About Borders

Borders in astrology are ruled by Saturn. They enclose a space. They demarcate a boundary - a limit. Everything in nature - everything in the created universe - has a border - a limit. Look around you. Is there anything that you see that has...

Love

Clear Thinking About Love

Love is one of the most misunderstood - and abused - words in the language. So many atrocities are committed in the name of love. All wars have love as their root cause - love of one’s culture, one’s way of life, one’s ideas or...

Slavery

Thinking Clearly About Slavery

We are all descendants of slaves. It matters not your race, religion or ethnicity. Somewhere in your lineage there were slaves. Why do I say this? Slavery was a way of life in the ancient world. Slavery was never a racial thing as it is...

Venus

The Retrograde of Venus

The retrograde of Venus. (October 5 to November 15) This is a rare retrograde. It only happens every two years or so. (Consider that Mercury, Jupiter. Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto retrograde every year - sometimes for months at a time. Mercury retrogrades 3 and...