Encore: The Future of Astrology
September 15, 2016
Hosted by Janey C. McCarthy, MEd and Mary Jo Wevers, PhD
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What does the future hold for this cosmically inspired, brilliantly conceived, ancient language? Will upcoming major transits promote or diminish its validity, popularity and usefulness? Are there any unresolved astrology or astrologer issues being projected into the public, which could create trust issues for the profession or its professionals? Can we anticipate having this universal wisdom become an integral part of how corporations and governments perceive their roles in society and conduct themselves? What about innovatively utilizing the entertainment and multi-media industries as launch pads for sharing this body of knowledge? Join my three fabulously renowned international astrologer guests, Jessica Adams, Joanne Madeline Moore, and Victor Olliver, as they glimpse into the future and explore the world's greatest gift to achieving self-awareness and individuation. A S T R O L O G Y truly addresses The Theory of Everything !!!
Astrology: The Theory of Everything
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Astrology is a sacred art and metaphysical science studied and employed by our ancestors. Learn how Jungian Karmic Astrology interweaves an understanding of your personality, relationship dynamics and challenges, life patterns and themes, to accelerate self-awareness and transformation. Revision your life purpose as ‘a spiritual being having a human experience.’
This exciting discussion platform will promote the practice of astrology, attracting professional astrologers, astrology students, enthusiasts, spiritualists, experts in their field, and guests, to exchange inspired ideas and relevant information.
Astrology reveals insights into the greater world, its changing cycles and universal forces. Janey and Mary Jo examine special topics and current events, investigate their meaning, and discuss solutions to personal and global problems through the lens of astrology.
Janey C. McCarthy, MEd and Mary Jo Wevers, PhD
Janey McCarthy, MEd, left her technology career behind to become a Jungian Karmic Astrologer after discovering what Carl Jung had confirmed: The natal chart is a sacred, geometrically perfected personal database. Professional recognition as an astrologer and writer came when the website Planetwaves.net chose her article ‘The Silence Between the Words’, from 500 submissions, for the 2014 Annual Edition of Listen. She offers workshops and presentations, and counsels her astrology mentors, peers and clients from the east coast.
Mary Jo Wevers, PhD “re-discovered” astrology late in life, and found it came to her intuitively and easily. An enthusiastic and inspired astrologer for 15 years, she counsels clients, teaches classes and gives workshops and seminars on special topics in astrology. She writes a newsletter and has a blog on her web site, MaryJoWevers.com. She is a featured speaker at local metaphysical schools and churches and has been a conversation leader in the Northwest Astrology and Tarot Salon.
As co-hosts we live on different sides of the country, have different backgrounds, life experiences and life styles. We each bring unique intellectual perspectives to the show. We are ‘Aquarian sisters’ at heart. We catalyze each other’s insights and individual curiosities. Bi-coastal affiliations with astrologers and metaphysical practitioners provide diverse guest speakers on this show. You will find our show fun, engaging, well-articulated and thought provoking!
Jessica Adams began her Astrology career as an astrologer at Elle and Vogue magazines. She is a Contributing Editor at Cosmopolitan magazine in England, and the astrologer for The Australian Women’s Weekly in Melbourne and the British website Get The Gloss. Her series Handbag Horoscopes was published worldwide. She also wrote a fashion astrology column for Bloomingdales in New York. Her books include Essential Astrology For Women. Her website jessicaadams.com draws 1 million unique visitors every year. It contains services such as the Eastern Astrology forecast Chinascopes and her divination tool The Astrology Oracle. As of April 2015, Jessica’s website was in the Top 20 astrology sites globally (Alexa). Jessica graduated with a Bachelor of Arts specializing in Religious Studies, Ancient Civilizations and Philosophy from the University of Tasmania, Australia. She is listed on the Tasmanian Government’s index of Significant Tasmanian Women and is in The Who’s Who of Australian Women View Guest page
Mark Borax has been a nomadic poet his whole life. In the late seventies he traveled the U.S. and Canada performing and selling his poetry. In the mid-eighties Mark was befriended by his adolescent idol, writer Ray Bradbury, who became his literary godfather, believing in Mark’s writing when Mark had fallen into doubt. Mark was part of the original mystery school that visionary astrologer Ellias Lonsdale founded in California’s Santa Cruz Mountains in the 1980s. In 1987 Mark created Soul Level Astrology, which uses the birth chart as a window to the soul. Since then he has helped thousands of people with their soul purpose. In 2008 Frog Books and Random House co-published Mark’s first book, 2012: Crossing the Bridge to the Future, now a bestseller. It describes Mark’s seven-year apprenticeship with Ellias Lonsdale. Mark’s web site is www.markborax.com. He is available for soul level astrology sessions, speaking and book signings. He can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. View Guest page
For 40 years Linda Brady has been a holistic teacher and karmic astrologer with clients in 34 states and 10 countries. As President and Co-founder of Partners for Karmic Freedom, Inc., she has helped more than 2000 people successfully navigate their own life paths, and mentored over a 100 karmic astrologers through her 3 year Internship Program. Her 1998 book, Discovering Your Soul Mission: How to Use Karmic Astrology to Create the Life You Want, was reproduced in four languages. Readers received a blueprint for living a life many never thought possible. Linda and Michael’s new e-Book release scheduled for November 2015, entitled DISCOVERING YOUR SOUL MISSION: New Rules for a New Age, can be preordered at email@example.com. Using their unique ground breaking approach to Jungian astrology, they have also created THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD - A Baby Book for Your Inner Child, to help clients discover their “Inner Child”- that precious, young part of themselves. View Guest page
Michael Brady is the co-founder and V.P. of Partners for Karmic Freedom, with a M.A. in Clinical and Developmental Psychology from Anitoch University. His psychotherapy and karmic astrology background make him an excellent life coach in soul/personality integration, hypnosis and past life regression. The Bradys’ book, THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD: A Baby Book for Your Inner Child, investigates the integration of mind, body and soul. “People are diverse and complicated, with conscious and unconscious aspects. The inner child exemplifies the unconscious at work, wreaking havoc on our holistic health through poor choices. When as adults we become good parents to that child, we live healthier, more conscious lives. The integration of child and adult resolves the mind – body paradigm. The other piece to that integration is our connection to our divine power source, or soul. Listening to and following our inner guidance is the key to having the will and determination to change our lives.” View Guest page
Dr. Laurel Clark
Laurel Clark is a Regional Director for the School of Metaphysics, teacher since 1979, and a past president of the SOM. She dedicates her life to helping others live more divine-centered lives as a psi counselor, an ordained minister in the Interfaith Community of Metaphysics, and public speaker. The author of the book The Law of Attraction and Other Secrets of Visualization, Laurel has lectured nationwide on the topic. She is currently writing a book called Mind Magnetism: the Law of Abundance in Action, which includes the spiritual dimensions of visualization. An expert on dreams, Laurel is Vice President of the International Association for the Study of Dreams, and author of the book Intuitive Dreaming. Laurel teaches the secrets to understanding how visualization and intuition are partners that enable us to create our heart’s desires and fulfill our destiny. View Guest page
Gray Crawford is a soul-centered astrologer, teacher, and social worker living in Olympia, Washington. Gray learned Evolutionary Astrology from Jeffrey Wolf Green, and more recently has been engaged in the study of Hellenistic Astrology with Demetra George, Chris Brennan, and others. Gray synthesizes modern and traditional approaches to astrology with an approach that resonates with the work of Carl Jung. Gray utilizes astrology to help clients uncover essential aspects of Self, liberate themselves from past patterns of limitation, and live the life they envision for themselves to a greater extent.
Gray regularly posts astrology articles on special topics and current transits on his website graycrawford.net. Gray’s astrology writing has been published in the Journal of Evolutionary Astrology. He speaks publicly on astrology in the Pacific Northwest. He is available for consultations and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. View Guest page
Since 1982 Jessica Dibb - Founder, Spiritual Director, and Principal Teacher of Inspiration Consciousness School, has designed and facilitated unique workshops, classes, and on-going trainings grounded in a highly integrated model of psycho-spiritual healing and development to support self-actualization. Her teachings assist people in cultivating consciousness through all stages of life from conception onward. Using Integrative Breathwork, psychodynamic principles, the Enneagram and established and emergent wisdom teachings, Jessica facilitates embodied awareness of each moment. Her intuitive teaching style, individualized and attuned attention to students, and integrative approach helps to facilitate long-lasting transformations. She also teaches nationally and internationally, including teaching Integrative Breathwork at the Psychotherapy Networker Conference for several years, and being a principal presenter at the International Enneagram Conference for over a decade. View Guest page
Maurice Fernandez, author of the books Neptune, the 12th House, and Pisces (2016 Edition), and Astrology and the Evolution of Consciousness—Volume One, is a leading Evolutionary Astrology counselor and teacher, currently based in Hawaii. Maurice also serves as the president of OPA, the Organization of Professional Astrology, and introduced the ISAR Astrology organization to Israel. He directs a correspondence certification program and organizes spiritual retreats in sacred places around the world—combining astrology, Kundalini Yoga, and health consciousness. He is also the organizer of The River of Stars astrology conference (2011 & 2015). Maurice’s approach to astrology is heart-centered, holistic and spiritual. He comes from the notion that to properly interpret star knowledge and soul consciousness, we need to address the human experience as a whole. Visit his website at www.mauricefernandez.com. You can also find Maurice on Facebook. View Guest page
For more than twenty years Maurice Fernandez has been developing a worldwide network as a full-time astrology teacher, counselor, and writer. He has a reputation of excellence among clients, students, and the greater astrology community. He currently serves as president of the Organization for Professional Astrology, and most recently introduced the ISAR Astrology organization to Israel. Maurice’s approach to astrology is holistic and spiritual. He comes from the notion that to properly interpret star knowledge and soul consciousness, we need to address the human experience as a whole. This entails embracing a heart-centered approach, leading a healthy lifestyle, and honoring and respecting nature and wildlife. Maurice organizes spiritual journeys to sacred locations around the world and puts these principles into practice to stimulate deeply transformative and heart opening experiences. Maurice was born in Africa, speaks French, English, and Hebrew and currently resides in Hawaii. View Guest page
Hadley Fitzgerald, MA, LMFT
Hadley Fitzgerald, MA, LMFT, has been a licensed psychotherapist almost as long as she’s been an astrologer. She is co-author with Judith Harte of Images of Soul: Reimagining Astrology, and the author of the Psychological Astrology section of Under One Sky by Rafael Nasser. A free-lance writer for more than 25 years, she loves what emerges in the process of writing both poetry and prose. An online educator, she is currently integrating images, poetry, and various methods of self-reflection in the teaching of Astrology & Family Systems Therapy to 40 post-graduate students in Beijing, China. Hadley has a certificate of training in Ecopsychology from the Institute for Cultural Change and is a Certified Tarotpy® Practitioner. She provides astrological consultations for colleagues in the helping professions to help them enhance their work with their clients. Hadley lives and works in the Los Angeles area and can be reached at 818-783-3891. Her web site is www.HadleyFitzgerald.com. View Guest page
Eric Francis Coppolino
Eric Francis Coppolino is the editor of Planet Waves and host of Planet Waves FM. He entered the astrology field in the early days of the Internet, after a long career as an investigative journalist covering environmental fraud and mass poisoning incidents. "I was in search of work that had more human contact," he says of that evolution. Morphing the investigative ethos of his reporting career with the softer, introspective journey of astrology, he has created a new genre of journalism that follows both news, celestial events and inner movement as one idea. His weekly and monthly horoscopes are published by Marie Claire, the Omega Institute and Chronogram magazine. View Guest page
Hank Friedman is a gifted psychic, astrologer and computer software specialist. He has an extensive background in science, psychology, spiritual studies, western and vedic astrology, and software design. He holds a B.S. in Psychology and numerous certifications in therapy. In 1973 his girlfriend asked him, "What's your sign?” and he set about to disprove astrology. After extensive testing he found himself stunned by its accuracy and began giving readings. In 1978 a grateful client bought him an Apple II computer and Hank began his journey as an astrology software developer. He helps companies debug programs and improve their software's design and functionality. Hank is the author of Astrology on Your Personal Computer and astrology articles in American Astrology, the AFA Bulletin and The Mountain Astrologer. He teaches online courses, reviews astrology software programs and has a series of tutorials on YouTube. His websites are www.soulhealing.com and www.learnastrologyfree.com. View Guest page
Daniel Giamario is the creator of the Shamanic Astrology Paradigm and Director of the Shamanic Astrology Mystery School. He has an academic background in Comparative Philosophy and Religion, teaches meditation, and travels the world extensively.
Daniel learned astrology in the late 1960s and was part of Dane Rudhyar’s humanistic astrology movement in the 1970s. After a vision quest experience on Mount Shasta in 1981 his astrological vision and spiritual path became more Earth centered and a shamanically oriented astrology was born. For many years, his specialty has been connecting astrology to the night sky at secluded locations and sacred sites in an “As Above So Below” direct experience. He has been a full time astrological consultant since 1984.
Daniel has written The Shamanic Astrology Handbook and numerous articles. He appears on radio and television shows. Daniel is available for personal and phone consultations, lectures and workshops. His website is shamanicastrology.com. View Guest page
Judith Harte, PhD, MFT
Judith Harte, PhD, MFT, has been an archetypal astrologer and licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Westwood and Studio City, California for over three decades. She interned as a rape crisis counselor and death and dying counselor. During her graduate work at Westwood California’s International College, Judith encountered Jungian Analyst Dr. Barry Miller. Under his guidance she wrote her doctoral dissertation, An Imaginal Approach to Astrological Psychology. This dissertation, in part, became the foundation for the recently published book Images of Soul: Reimagining Astrology, co-authored and edited by long-time friend and colleague Hadley Fitzgerald. Judith works with client populations ranging from blue collar to members of the Hollywood film community. Her clay sculptures have been shown in three Mirrors of Your Mind exhibits, sponsored by The Los Angeles County Psychological Association. She can be reached at 310-281-7991. Her web site and blog are at www.Imagesofsoul.com. View Guest page
Gemini Brett is a modern mystic, StarryTeller, and shamanic astrologer. He lives in Seattle, Washington when he's not exploring the world's sacred sites. Gemini Brett’s childhood astronaut dreams and collegiate curriculums of astronomy and aeronautical engineering were celestial signposts along the road to his right livelihood as an Astrologer. Even in a five-year break from academic pursuit spent chasing his saxophone around the country as a touring musician, wasn't he really just trying to become a star himself? Since joining the Shamanic Astrology Mystery School in January 2013 Gemini Brett has recorded over 300 readings. In his devotion to release the astrological arts from the negative, past paradigms of patriarchal planet police, Brett travels the world presenting workshops and sacred ceremonies. He heals the condition he calls STARvation by voicing the mysterious vows which have always married the Earth to the Heavens. Gemini Brett’s website is www.MoreThanAstrology.com View Guest page
Patricia Kendall, Ph.D
Patricia Kendall, Ph.D., LSHC, is a psychotherapist, Accredited Journey Practitioner, and Licensed Spiritual Health Coach. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado, but her practice extends all over the world. For over 20 years, Pat has been facilitating clients in doing deep inner work to let go of the root causes of the pain in their life and clear out blocks to physical and emotional healing. Her LifePath CD Series focuses on teaching vital, stress-reducing life skills we never learned in school: how to feel an emotion healthily; how to change a behavior gently and swiftly; how to recognize and shift unhealthy patterns of thought; and, in her deep meditation CDs, how to move effectively and easily with the current of our life. You can read Pat’s articles and find out more about her CDs and eBook on her web site lifepathconsulting.com. She is available for consultations and can be reached at PatKendall@LifePathConsulting.com. View Guest page
Tiffani Lennon, JD, LL.M, vice president of a non-profit organization, formerly chaired and taught in the Law and Society and Community-Based Research programs at the University of Denver. Before her academic career, Lennon helped to frame strategic litigation to systematically address rights violations, and has authored several policy reports. Lennon was a visiting lecturer around the world, teaching within the legal and economic development spaces. Lennon has received numerous public and private grants to conduct research and policy analysis on marginalized communities. Her latest work is a national study on women’s leadership. Her book Recognizing Women’s Leadership: Strategies and Best Practices for Employing Excellence was released in August 2014. A Rider University alumna, Lennon also earned a Juris Doctor degree, and received a LL.M. degree from the University of London, Birkbeck College of Law. Her dissertation topic focused on feminist political economics in Africa. View Guest page
Joanne Madeline Moore
Born with Uranus on the Midheaven and Jupiter rising, Joanne spent her teenage years working as an actress in Australian film, television and theatre. She was then bitten by the travel bug and decamped to foreign shores where she studied macrobiotics and shiatsu in London; meditated at Stonehenge; explored the medinas of Marrakech; lived with gypsy poets in the caves above Granada, Spain; and was blessed by a Balian priest during a lunar eclipse at Kalibukbuk, Indonesia. But the astrology muse kept calling … Joanne has a Practitioner’s Certificate, from the Federation of Australian Astrologers, and a BA degree in journalism from Deakin University, Australia. She has been a professional astrologer and writer since 1994 and her daily, weekly and yearly horoscopes are currently syndicated in over 30 newspapers and magazines in Canada, the United Kingdom, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the South Pacific. Her weekly, monthly and yearly horoscopes are at www.BohoAstro.com View Guest page
Jessica Murray has been practicing astrology in San Francisco for forty years. After graduating from Brown University in psychology, fine arts and linguistics, Jessica toured with a women’s theatre before moving west in 1975, where a study of Carl Jung led her to astrology. Her website, MotherSky.com, offers topical blogs, a monthly Skywatch, lectures and webinars. She is the author of Soul-Sick Nation and At the Crossroads, and a contributor to the anthology Transpersonal Astrology. Her articles appear in the online magazines Reality Sandwich and DaykeeperJournal.com and are frequently featured in The Mountain Astrologer. View Guest page
Victor is the editor of The Astrological Journal, published by the Astrological Association in the UK since 1959, and the astrologer-columnist of The Lady society magazine – he was appointed its first stargazer in its 125-year history in 2011. His 2015 article triggered a national media storm in response to his interview with the astrology-supporting Member of Parliament David Tredinnick. Winner of two UK Periodical Publishers Association awards for his celebrity and travel magazine journalism, Victor has written and edited for numerous international publications including Mirror Group, the Daily Mail company, Marie Claire, and Australia Women’s Weekly. He has a distinction diploma in natal and mundane astrology from UK's Mayo School, and is the author of the annual Lifesurfing forecasting book. He has a small clientele of business, theatrical and political figures as a consultant astrologer, and specializes in Western tropical methodologies, forecasting and event analysis. View Guest page
Christine Payne-Towler is an esoteric researcher and practitioner. She wrote the interpretive Tarot text for www.Tarot.com. Her first book The Underground Stream, Esoteric Tarot Revealed was released in 1999. Christine’s research articles and astrological analyses are on her blog site www.TarotArkLetters.com. She appeared in Secrets of the Occult, a 2007 documentary exploring issues raised in the popular Dan Brown novels and dedicated to the magicians of the Renaissance. In 2011 Christine and Michael Dowers released Tarot of the Holy Light, voted the 6th best deck at Aeclectic Tarot. Christine has two videos under the title AstroTheology: The Thin Spindle of Necessity to help modern occultists understand the ancient roots of the esoteric arts. Her latest books are Tarot of the Holy Light; A Continental Esoteric Tarot and Foundations of the Esoteric Tradition. She can be reached for private consultations, presentations or interviews at 360.859.4857 and at www.tarotuniversity.com. View Guest page
Gahl Eden Sasson
An established author and teacher, Gahl Sasson has been giving workshops on the Kabbalah, Astrology, and Mysticism around the globe for over 15 years. His first book, A Wish Can Change Your Life, has been translated into over eight languages and is endorsed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. His latest work, Cosmic Navigator - Design Your Destiny Using Astrology and Kabbalah, is the essential reference guide to understanding your astrological makeup.
Gahl is a contributor to the Huffington Post, Astrology.com, and Infinite Quest. He has been named “Los Angeles’ Best Astrologer” by W Magazine. His encyclopedic knowledge and charismatic presence have also made him a sought-after guest speaker. Gahl teaches at Esalen, the Omega Institute, and the Open Center in NYC. He has appeared on CNN, ABC News, KTLA-TV Los Angeles. He currently resides in Los Angeles, and tours regularly throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. He can be reached through his web site at www.CosmicNavigator.com. View Guest page
Zane B. Stein
Zane B. Stein has been involved with astrology since 1969. The year 1977 brought a whole new dimension to his astrological career with the discovery of a new minor planet, Chiron, which Zane began studying only weeks later. In 1978 he organized the Association for Studying Chiron (ASC) which began collecting data and information about Chiron research from astrologers the world over. Zane is considered the leading authority on Chiron. His groundbreaking book Essence and Application: A View from Chiron revolutionized modern astrology and is still the most widely read text on the subject. Zane’s articles on various centaurs have appeared in a number of astrological publications. He is currently seeking to unravel the meanings of other Centaurean bodies, trans-Neptunians, and some of the more unique asteroids. Zane has a private astrological practice in Spearwood, Western Australia. He and his wife Lynette Malone teach astrology classes at their Chariklo School of Archetypal Astrology. View Guest page