PASSIVE – Moon in Capricorn, laboratory process of Fermentation – emotionally reserved
Fermentation, is a digestion of a substance by appropriately allowing Nature to separate the spirit of the matter with what we call microbes. This includes yeasts that are commonly airborne or can be found on the matter itself, such as in the case of live Plants, and minerals housing extremophile archaea bacteria like those found in hot springs or caves.
Sidereal astrology is about what’s ‘in the air’ for us as individuals.*
Here are the angles.
A good time to: bring together; combining polar opposites as a solid foundation to direct unbound passions.
Challenges: apathy for others; unable to break away from what you’re focused on.
Balance: acceptance; in the apparent truth of your perception without judgement.
Keywords to Contemplate:
Cautious . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sun in Capricorn – persistent, retentive
Reserved (emotionally) . . . . . Moon in Capricorn – changes, retentive
Independent . . . . . . . . . . . . Mercury in Sagittarius – mental, inspirational
Detached . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Venus in Aquarius – pleasant, concentrative
Compassionate (28) . . . . . . . Venus in Pisces – pleasant, relaxative
Restless . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mars in Pisces – impulsive, relaxative
Dutiful . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jupiter in Virgo – fortunate, analytical
Purposeful . . . . . . . . . . . . . Saturn in Scorpio – disruptive, solidifying
Alchemist’s LabCount calendar for 2017 (pdf) –
Plan below for the best lab influences from above.
Active Neutral Passive, Moon phases/apogee/perigee,
and Elements: http://www.risingstarmusic.com/alchemyastrology/buylabcount.html
Alchemy Astrology, Lost Key To The Philosopher’s Stone.
Intuitively picking the best date is part of the art of Alchemy,
and Astrology (sidereal) can generally enrich your intuition.
A how-to handbook; sample pages: http://www.risingstarmusic.com/alchemyastrology/book.html
Timothy A. Wilkerson, author of the handbook “Alchemy Astrology: Lost Key To The Philosopher’s Stone”, studied Herbal Alchemy and Spagyrics at Paracelsus College, with Frater Albertus in 1984. He lectured on Alchemical Astrology at the 2008 International Alchemy Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, the 2013 NW Alchemy Conference, in Redmond Washington, and at the Rocky Mountain Alchemy Conference in Denver, Colorado in 2016.
He is currently the laboratory manager producing herbal products for Laughing Lady Bug Botanicals. He is co-founder of the Midwest Herb Fest and the Midwest Herb School held at Our Haven Nature Sanctuary. He is presently teaching Alchemy Astrology classes, and speaking on internet radio shows while he writes his next Alchemy Astrology book.
Alchemy astrology, is a practical Moon cycle reading based on keywords derived from astronomically accurate astrology (sidereal) and the angles of the Planets to each other (a.k.a. the aspects). Published in serial with simple charts: http://alchemyastrology.tumblr.com/ #alchemyastrology
* Sidereal astrology, most commonly used in Eastern societies, is based on the actual positions of the Stars. This provides knowledge about us as individuals – a way to see ourselves. It brings a reference point for understanding our possible strengths and weaknesses; which can then be related to our work and relationships.