Pluto, wherever he is in your astrological natal chart, indicates where God’s magnifying glass is focused upon your life. He makes large the small thing, the minor infraction, the little secret. Eventually, that which once seemed so great is made microscopic in the blink of a few hard aspects to your natal placements. He is [...]

In the Place of Bad Spirit

Part I Ancient astrology has resurged in the last 5-10 years or so largely in thanks to the commitment and hard work of several astrologers, including Demetra George and Chris Brennan. Old texts are being recovered and translated into English from the Greek, Latin, Arabic, Sanskrit, and Persian. Ancient, or rather Hellenistic astrology is the [...]

Building a Psychomanteum

A psychomanteum is, according to Wikipedia, a small, enclosed area set up with a comfortable chair, dim lighting, and a mirror angled so as not to reflect anything but darkness intended to communicate with spirits of the dead. The psychomanteum was popularized by Raymond Moody, originator of the term “near-death experience.” Moody believed the psychomanteum was useful as [...]

The Feast of St. Martha

Coming soon to LuluBelle’s Store – a limited edition incense, blended and consecrated on St. Martha’s feast day July 29.

Back in the early summer of 2012, my husband and I were living together in a little, perfect apartment in West San Jose. We were not yet married; in fact, we hadn’t been a couple for more than five or six months. He was finalizing a divorce and I was recovering from my own previous [...]