Counseling Insights

The Paranormal abets Counsel

The Paranormal abets Counsel

  • How often has the skilled, experienced astrologer heard, “Wow! What made you say that? Where did you see that?”
  • The questions suggest a supposed reliance on measurements to establish meaning: “if I can get my hands on all those meanings, I can control the world!” –This runs through every beginner’s mind all too often. It’s the refuge for the astrologer who fears she/he has nothing to say … some measurement must define life significances; jargon camouflages emptiness.
  • The highly skilled, experienced astrologer is guided by more than measurements. There’s intuition; there’s feeling. — I have long taught that what one knows about life is more important than what one knows about astrology. Planets don’t make things happen; people do.

  • In my book Prediction in Astrology I analyze in greatest detail Evangeline Adams’ extraordinary prediction of the grand Hotel Windsor fire in New York City –to occur the next day, mind you! This prediction made her reputation (and was undoubtedly adjusted after the fact for career publicity).

  • Adams was highly highly intuitive [Pisces Ascendant, Neptune rising, squared by Uranus; Neptune charismatically sextile with Mars; Sun=Neptune/MH]. Her meager astrological tools of the day were dramatically augmented by her intuition and the Moon-in-Leo courage to explore it theatrically. –There is no way on earth or in heaven that that fire could have blazed off her horoscope paper in her quick, early evening consultation with the hotel manager the day before the fact.
  • My point here is that we ALL have intuition; special feelings that can permeate perceptions and appreciation of reality. –What rolls through your mind when you hear thunder? What romance do you attach to colors? What goes on inside you when you’re looking for a parking place? What is just over the hill?
  • Working with astrology doesn’t mean that intuitive sensitivities are ignored because of the promises supposedly attached to measurements. Quite the contrary: the measurements guide us through doors open to the interpretation of symbols and their interaction.

We must allow the paranormal to enter into our management of astrological counsel. It’s only human! --Follow these thoughts; see how they build.

The archetypal interpretation of dreams can invigorate measurements powerfully.

When we learn to invite and use intuition, it comes.