astrology and religion

Astrology and Religion

Yesterday I was sitting in my office working on a chart. It was a beautiful day. Sunny and hot. But I was in the shade and there was a nice cool breeze coming off the water. I was totally enwrapped in the chart I was doing. After...

lunar eclipse

On Eclipses

An eclipse can be compared to a storm at sea. The astral level of the planet is stormy. The waves crash against the boat shifting it in all directions. The wind howls and the rain is torrential. As the ship is gyrating muscles can be pulled, falls...

spiritual astrology

Spiritual Astrology

On a personal level, Astrologers can be of any religious persuasion. It is simply not an issue as far as the science is concerned. But Astrology itself is beyond religion. It takes no position. All the religious persuasions can be seen in the Zodiac. In fact, the...

spiritual development

The Cosmic Way of Fasting

There are many books and traditions on fasting. People fast for health or for spiritual development. The benefits of fasting are all true, but like anything else in life, there’s a time and a place for it. The saints fasted regularly as a means for getting closer...

spiritual healing

Spiritual Healing: Mind and Matter

I was having a lovely dinner with couple last night. One of them was having health issues and had undergone many months of a form of chemotherapy. The subject of spiritual healing came up. I explained that the greatest tool for healing was in their possession -...

the power of grit

The Power of Grit

I’m reading a review of Angela Ducks worth’s GRIT: THE POWER OF PASSION AND PERSEVERANCE. In it she makes the case that “Grit” is more important and IQ or innate ability when it comes to success. The book is laced with scientific studies that buttress the point....

cosmic environment

Our Cosmic Environment

It is an axiom in psychology and sociology that humans are products of their environment. While I feel this goes too far, we are not victims of environment but it certainly shapes and influences us. There is no dispute about environmental influence. The only question is how...

atheist within

The Atheist Within

One of the main challenges of the treader of the way – the treader on the spiritual path - is in dealing with atheists - the deniers of your values and of the spiritual world. We don’t need to look far for this. We are immersed in...