The Birth Chart of Pope Francis & The Future of Catholicism Part II by Brad Kronen “He must open his arms to protect all of God’s people and embrace with tender affection the whole of humanity, especially the poorest, the weakest, the least important, those whom Matthew lists in the final judgment on love: the […]Read more "The Birth Chart of Pope Francis & the Future of Catholicism, Part II"
The Birth Chart of Pope Francis & The Future of Catholicism Part I by Brad Kronen The newly elected Pontiff, Pope Francis I has an interaction with a white dove, the animal which traditionally represents the concept of Peace in Vatican City in March of 2013. “And now abideth Faith, Hope, Charity, these three; […]Read more "The Birth Chart of Pope Francis & the Future of Catholicism, Part I"
“It is an error to believe that the Roman Pontiff can and ought to reconcile himself to, and agree with, progress, liberalism, and contemporary civilization.” – Pope Pius IX Pope – from the Greek root, “Pappas”, meaning Father Catholic – from the Latin root,“Catholicus” meaning Universal in extent, or of interest to all. February 28th, […]Read more "The Prophecies of St. Malachy & The Future of the Vatican, Part III"
In Astrology, as in Life, Religion and Spirituality are two separate concepts. The former pertains to anything associated with an organized religion. The latter implies an esoteric sense of well being that is Universal in nature, whose essence isn’t attached to any pre-established doctrines, as the former does. The former is firmly rooted within the […]Read more "The Prophecies of St. Malachy & The Future of the Vatican, Part II"
Originally written when Pope Benedict XVI announced his abdication as Pontiff in February of 2013. “My great idea is that we must forgive the Pope. First of all, he needs it more than anyone else. Besides, it is the only way of placing oneself above him.” – Albert Camus “He thought he saw an Argument, […]Read more "The Prophecies of St. Malachy & the Future of the Vatican, Part I"
The amorous reputation between the early 19th century Emperor of France, Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife the Empress Josephine is legendary and considered by many to be one of the greatest Loves of all time.
However, when observed through a historic lens of romantic reality, this Love of mythic proportions is knocked far from its pedestal of idealism, revealing itself to be a relationship led by misdirected bad timing that was rife with uncertainty.
The Battle of Waterloo may be the event which brought about the undoing of one of history’s most influential statesmen and military leaders, but from a personal perspective, many consider Napoleon’s relationship with his wife Josephine to have been both his greatest triumph and defeat.Read more "Napoleon & Josephine: A Truly Mythic Love"
As stated in Part I, when reduced to their basic essences, Saturn could be viewed as the planet of “Work” and Sagittarius, the sign of “Luck”. Put them together and what’s it spell? “Gambling”. Below are Brad Kronen’s theorized predictions as to how the gambling industry will be affected over the next three years by […]Read more "Saturn Transits Sagittarius: A Planetary Passion Play, Part III"
I have the time so I will sing yeah I’m just a boy but I will win yeah I’ve traveled and unwound my own truth yeah I’ve laid my head on the rock of youth yeah It could happen to you so think for yourself If I should stumble Catch my fall yeah If I […]Read more "Saturn Transits Sagittarius: A Planetary Passion Play, Part II"
Saturn Transits Sagittarius: December 23, 2014 – December 19th, 2017 Every 10 years a most noteworthy cultural event takes place In the Bavarian village of Oberammergau, in the south of Germany along the Austrian border. The Passion Play – a dramatic re-enactment of Christ’s last days on Earth This spectacle of theater first occurred in […]Read more "Saturn Transits Sagittarius: A Planetary Passion Play, Part I"
I got the call around 6:45PM. On the other end of the phone a woman’s voice tossed me a tailor made gauntlet of challenge, “If you’re still serious about meeting Alex, be at the lobby of the Beverly Wilshire by 8:00.” Considering I lived 45 minutes away in non-traffic time with it being the week […]Read more "Table Talk Most Divine and Dreadful: Dinner with Mr. Alex Kaufman"