The Sun's Joy

The Sun’s Joy is my collection of writings on traditional methods of astrology.  It’s mostly short pieces, written in a straightforward style that I hope is easy to read and understand. Since starting the blog in 2009 I've written over 150 posts on a wide range of subjects. The blog title refers to my natal Sun in the 9th, the house of its joy (a type of dignity in astrology).

 

Below are a few posts to get you started. To read more, follow the links on the left!

"How long will the virus remain a threat?"

My concern about the coronavirus has been ongoing, but for whatever reason this question emerged on the morning of 6 Sept 2021 (8:39 a.m. CDT in West Allis, WI). I was asking not about COVID the disease, which would be the sixth house, but about the virus itself. 

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Will Biden beat Trump?

I loathed Trump and feared he would be re-elected. Although this was an ongoing concern during 2020, in August I formally asked the question: “Will Biden beat Trump?” 19 Aug 2020, 5:19 pm CDT in Milwaukee, WI.

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Where's the cash?

I had put away a small amount of money in preparation for a trip out of town. When the time came to depart, however, I couldn’t remember where I’d put it. I looked in all the usual places with no luck. So, the question arose: Where's the cash? June 28, 2021 at 9:45 pm CDT in Milwaukee.

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"Can you read my natal chart?"

I'm often asked this question.  I’ve tried my hand at general natal readings off and on over the years, given that clients always seem to want them.  But I’ve recently drawn a line under these for good.  Here are some of the reasons why.

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My Charts in "Horary Examples" - A Sneak Preview!

"Horary Examples" is a collection of detailed, step-by-step explanations of horary judgments on a wide range of subjects.  Editor Dave Menconi came up with the idea and brought the project to fruition in the fall of 2016. I am one of the contributing authors, along with my teacher, John Frawley, and four of my colleagues. I was honored to write the Introduction and the Glossary, as well.

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