Our Planet Earth

“If the earth were only a few feet in diameter, floating a few feet above a field somewhere, people would come from everywhere to marvel at it. People would walk around it, marvelling at its big pools of water, its little pools, and the water flowing between the pools. People would marvel at the bumps on it, continue reading…

Pluto

TRANSFORMATION – REBIRTH – TRAUMA – PURIFICATION “Someone who cannot, or will not feel pain, or face it in others, cannot proceed at all.” Pluto, a character of dark, compelling beauty and doorkeeper of imminent danger.  She is the haunted inner gypsy, tormented and silent; seemingly cool and passive on the surface, but simmering with continue reading…

Neptune

FANTASY – INSPIRATION – ILLUSION – DREAMS “Without imagination, the blueprint of the mind will not be ensouled, and thus any love will be mere empty gestures, and any art, lifeless” This romantic and deeply sensitive character is the sister of the Moon and, being one of the outer planets, stays outside the family unit, continue reading…

Uranus

MAGICAL – ORIGINAL – INVENTIVE – BRILLIANT “We do not see light, but only what it illuminates” This cosmic character portrays the magical, irresistible, eccentric Lord of the Flashes of Light, exciting, vibrant and unaccountable. The magnetism of his personality stimulates progress, through the peculiarities of his genius. Without the light of Uranus within us, continue reading…

Saturn

CONTROL – RESPONSIBILITY – DUTY – STRUCTURE “Wisdom is neither made, created, nor born, but proceeding” Saturn, the most qualified counsellor, retiring and serious. She is the aging grandmother and, through her instruction of control and limitation, the Sun was able to mould the key to his own quality and power. Sacrifice and discipline are continue reading…

Jupiter

OPTIMISM – GENEROSITY – BOUNTY – GROWTH “To see a World in a grain of sand, and Heaven in a wild flower. Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand, and Eternity in an hour” This benevolent benefactor, and happy jovial adventurer, is the traveller and philosopher. Someone of vision, wisdom and integrity, and truly continue reading…

Mars

ENERGY – COURAGE – HEAT – SURVIVAL “The Spiritual Force comes boring in like a drill through wood and, if it meets any blockages, then the heat and friction starts.” Mars is the brazen warrior, Lord of War, and catalyst of force and fire. A rash and impulsive daring youth, doubtful in origin and quality. continue reading…

Venus

LOVE – HARMONY – BEAUTY – SENSUALITY “Beauty must be in accord with truth. Love is the vision of the Triumph of Truth – and that is beauty” Venus, the golden daughter and love child of the Sun and the Moon; innately spoiled, beautiful and tantalising, yet seemingly scheming in her gentleness. Venus portrays the continue reading…

Mercury

THOUGHTS – REASON – COMMUNICATION – CURIOSITY “Have me in thy mind, and whatever thou wouldst learn, I will teach thee” Mercury, the child of thought, conceived at sunrise by a fleeting tempestuous union of the Sun and Moon, in the first shaft of light.  His slender build is virgin skinned and lithe with developing continue reading…

The Moon

Moods – Instinct – Response – Memory “All things is She, and all dreams are seen in Her, and whatsoever is of our nature answers unto Her.” The silver liquid character of the Moon is the fertile and protective mother and wife, acutely and instinctively aware of the needs of this cosmic family.  She is continue reading…