Dr Z's Astrology
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My First Time
Yep... I can still remember my sense of astonishment and fascination the very first time that I visited a real bona fide astrologer for a reading...
Like you, I knew what my Zodiac Sun Sign was... and I innocently enough carried with me the belief that the 12 general descriptions of Zodiac Sun Signs (and Daily Horoscopes in the newspaper) were pretty much what astrology was all about...
Yes... on this very first visit to an astrologer I had little (or no) clue that the two luminaries (the Sun and the Moon) and the eight planets (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto) in our solar system all play unique roles in the ancient art and practice of astrology.
On that eventful day, I received my first copy of a "natal (birth) chart."
Squiggly, Indecipherable Symbols
And while Sun Sign Astrology is still a heck of a lot of fun to play with and investigate.... what I discovered on this fateful trip was that Sun Sign astrology is just the tip of the iceberg when deciphering the ancient, mysterious art and symbols of astrology.
Dr Z's Crash Course on the Basics
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What Is The Birth Chart - Dr Z attempts to discuss the significance of the astrological birth chart without resorting to "astrologer-speak."
Sol - The Royal Ruler - In the birth chart, the Sun symbolizes the role of the Royal Ruler and the Hero... and in astrology, the Sun is the main character in your adventure and quest through this lifetime.
Choosing a House System Are you frustrated to learn that there is more than one house system to choose from?