Astrology

The End of the World…or is it the Beginning?

Posted by on Dec 19, 2012 in Astrology, Library | 3 comments

The End of the World…or is it the Beginning?

by Aleka Thorvalson The winter solstice, Dec. 21st 2012, is almost here. And unless you live on a deserted island or have been on a decade long media fast there is no doubt you have heard the buzz about this auspicious time. The end of the Mayan calendar, the shift, the end of the world, and the sun traveling into the great void or galactic center; these are just a few of the themes of late. As a counseling astrologer I get asked about this time quite a bit. As such, I wanted to share my humble opinion on just what is going on and hopefully dispel some of the fear by bringing further understanding. To get us started I want to start with a few facts.   Some scholars...

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What’s your sign?

Posted by on Jan 17, 2012 in Astrology, Library | 0 comments

by Aleka Thorvalson  Most people know their sun sign as it’s the answer to the that age old question “Sooo what’s your sign?”. Astrologically speaking it is the location of the sun in the spectrum of signs at the exact moment you were born. We begin with the symbolic meaning of the sun and then specifically what it says about you. Think about the sun in the solar system. It is the center. It radiates light. It is our energy source. It is big, and it is obvious. All the other planets revolve around it. Symbolically this is what the sun represents in our lives. It is where we must shine, and it is where we are energized. The sun is our sense of self. It is the...

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The Evolution of Astrology…..

Posted by on Jan 17, 2012 in Astrology, Library | 0 comments

by Aleka Thorvalson Say the word “astrology” and most people think of sun sign descriptions in a newspaper horoscope. For others, the word astrology might conjure up images of smoky back rooms and velvet curtains where a mysterious woman crones dire predictions. Historically speaking there is relevance to some of these presuppositions- mostly because they are true. There has been a slow transformation taking place over the last few decades in the field of astrology that reflects a new paradigm, however. One that seems to shadow an evolution in our collective consciousness and is bringing astrology from the back rooms of hushed premonitions to the forefront of healing...

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