The Suffering of Time

Love and Desire Perhaps love is only possible in places where it's understood as a grace or gift, and by necessity, to come and go of its own accord. Love then, is truly beyond any grasping, holding or securing on our part. We can only submit to its power, never fully possessing neither her pains …

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Divination

Divination The idea of divination has become somewhat maligned in present times, primarily from two opposing currents: a science that places faith entirely in its own material rationalism, and a theology which insists that only God is purely divine, and perhaps worries that seeking knowledge of the future, therefore, opens oneself up to potential evil. …

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Sacred Order and Restless Saturn

“The problem with introspection is that it has no end.” ― Philip K. Dick Cosmos Although we easily recognize that life on planet Earth, and perhaps elsewhere, is possible because of the regularity witnessed within the solar system and beyond, dare we call fate that which influences the individual by a similar ordering principle? If not, …

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Meditations on Astrology

"Here vigour failed the lofty fantasy: But now was turning my desire and will, even as a wheel that equally is moved, The love which moves the sun and the other stars." Dante's last line in Paradise Last December, shortly after my mother passed away, I signed up for Adam Elenbaas's Hellenistic Astrology course*. How …

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Story and Fate

You can say the human heart is only make believe And I am only fighting fire with fire But you are still a victim Of the accidents you leave As sure as I'm a victim of desire Billy Joel In his book, Healing Fiction, James Hillman compares the ideas of Jung, Adler and Freud as …

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