Author Archives: Eric Francis Coppolino

About Eric Francis Coppolino

Lives in Kingston, friend of critters, etc.

Mercury Conjunct Retrograde Venus

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This week arrives with one of the more symbolic encounters along our current Scorpio journey: Mercury conjunct retrograde Venus. The most recent previous encounter was retrograde Venus square Mars in Aquarius. That was how last week felt — halfway between the Twilight Zone and a hostage situation.

In the Shadow of Venus

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


Scorpio is the home of all things unmentionable at the Thanksgiving dinner table. What Venus represents in this place of the zodiac is a discussion not found in most places in the world except for where high tantric teaching is welcome, and there are not many. However, it sometimes finds its way into popular culture as death showing up as a woman, and an unnamed phobia of women that is found in many cultures, including our own.

Monday Morning Horoscope for Oct. 1, 2018

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Most of the lives we live are designed as a kind of wallpaper glued over our real questions about ourselves and existence. You’ve reached a turning point, and your new direction is deeper within yourself. Why are you on this planet? What do you feel that you have to share? What is your mission, and when will you take yourself seriously enough to act on it with the total commitment necessary to bring it into fruition?

In the Nature of Healing

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


In tonight’s Planet Waves FM, I tell the story of the first few years of my work as a professional astrologer, when I was introduced to the grief of women: their experiences of transgression and personal loss, and how I learned to work with them. I also consider the current astrology, and give an in-depth reading of Thom Yorke’s natal chart.