The other day, a patient thanked me for reminding her that it wasn’t her fault that she has Hashimoto’s Disease. That fact seemed obvious to me but for her it was a revelation. “Thank you for helping me to see that my thyroid gland is not my enemy,” she said, “for recognizing that my symptoms […]
I had my first astrology reading when I was 28 years old. Sitting beside me, my astrologer Steven Forrest looked me in the eye and broke the news to me that I was going to be a late bloomer. With my natal Sun in Aquarius in the 11th House, the House of Future Plans and Goals, he counseled me to be patient with the process of discovering my life’s purpose. He told me, in fact, that the age of 54 would be significant. I understand now he was looking at the time when my Progressed Sun in Aries would cross my Ascendant. Age 54 seemed then like a very long time to wait for my life to begin.