The Ruler of the Ascendant

The planet that is associated with the Rising Sign is so important that it has been known traditionally as the Ruler of the Chart* or the birth chart's Ruling Planet. By its sign and house position, it invariably colors the individual's entire approach to life. Once you have tuned in on and accepted the field of experience and the type of energy represented by the ruling planet and its house and sign, you begin to feel more alive, more motivated to express yourself, and more inwardly secure and...

Understanding Themes in the Birth Chart

After considering the various dominant tones affecting the personal planets of a chart, one may notice one or several tones that seem especially dominant by being repeated over and over. Recognizing such pervasive tones is the first step toward recognizing themes in any chart. One effective method of further understanding themes in a chart is to combine the chief factors of the chart by using the ' 'twelve letters of the astrological alphabet* '* in all their combinations and seeing which...

Saturn In Water Signs

Need to stabilize one's emotions and sensitivities, expressing feelings while simultaneously developing more detachment from them Zodiacal Signs & Their Key Concepts A planet in this sign will be colored by these qualities Single-pointed release of energy Self-willed urge for action, Sustained warmth of loyalty and Pride and urge for recognition, MUTABLE SAGITTARIUS Restless aspiration propelling CARDINAL CAPRICORN Impersonal determination to get Self-control, caution, reserve and Depth of...