I do a fair amount of what I call “repair readings” – readings for people who have been told things by other astrologers that are upsetting and sometimes ridiculous. Like the time a client was told that at a certain time she would meet someone and it would be the only opportunity she would ever have to find her soulmate. Or when an astrology told a client that her daughter would die on a certain date.
In 2008 I wrote a post “If you could predict death, would you?” The subject has come up again because of a discussion on a Facebook group in which I participate and since 2008 there is more information available on the subject out on the web.
The whole idea of predicting death is based on the idea that the time of death is fated – that it is set in stone and can’t be changed. This concept in itself is a huge point of argument among astrologers. I personally believe that our family of origin, our astrological chart, and the timing of the planetary cycles that affect us are all fated, but that at an early age we begin to make choices that affect the rest of our lives.
When I was with my mother in the last months of her life I witnessed something else that was pretty amazing – when she was near the moment of death she suddenly decided that she wanted to go to the hospital. She was quite insistent about it and the ambulance was called, and she lived another three months. The hospice nurse told me that this is quite common – they speak about it as a “surge of energy” that lasts for a […]