Articles by Lisa Anne
Famous Quotes about Astrology
"Perhaps there is a pattern set up in the heavens for one who desires to see it, and having seen it, to find one in himself."
Interesting Facts about Astrology
All of the United States founding fathers were Masons and astrologers; Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, etc.
All of the important events of the government were timed to astrology. The country was founded in Cancer, Election Day is in Scorpio, and Inauguration day used to be in Pisces until FDR (an Aquarian) changed it to Aquarius. This completed a Grand Trine in Water.
Carl Jung recognized the synchronicity, the basis of Astrology. He also said, We are born at a given moment, in a given place, and like vintage years of wine, we have qualities of the year and the season in which we are born.
T. S. Eliot's epic poem,"The Waste Land," is full of astrological references. Not only that but the four sections are named after the astrological elements, Earth, Air, Water & Fire.
The Three Wise Men were Astrologers. Some believe that they heard that the Christ child would be born at the time of a conjunction of planets - two planets appearing in the same place in the sky at the same time - that was to signal the arrival of a new age. The two planets involved in this conjunction were Jupiter and Saturn. Both planets were bright, but this wasnât something that the average eye could notice. Even though they were trained astrologers this took The Three Wise Men some time to find Jesus in Bethlehem. (The early Roman Catholic church used astrology - represented in the 4 corners of the mitered hat and much of the symbology in cathedral buildings and windows.)
Before the advent of the pharmaceutical industry, astrology was a required course in medical school.