And a baby was born unto Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and the world celebrated. I’ve made no secret of my unabashed admiration for Meghan and happiness at her marriage to Prince Harry, and was excited to look at the baby’s astrological chart.
Baby Sussex (as of the time of this posting a name had still not yet chosen) has a pretty exceptional chart. Born just after the New Moon in Taurus, he has the Sun at 15 degrees Taurus which is a power point in the zodiacal reference, being halfway between the summer and winter solstices. These midpoints of the fixed signs (Taurus, Leo, Aquarius and Scorpio) have long been known to be significant and have been referenced in art and literature from ancient times (the Bull, the Lion, the Man, the Eagle) including the Book of Revelation. He is a Double Taurus, with the Sun is rising in the chart just after the Taurus ascendant. When the Sun and ascendant are in the same sign, the outward persona (ascendant) and the inner Self (Sun) are well integrated and there may be less work to do on a personality level than someone who has those elements in very different signs.
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Taurus desires comfort and peace; it is well known for its stubborn nature, but those fixed qualities also bestow an ability to persevere in the face of great obstacles. Its main driver is towards equanimity and the ease and well-being offered through the accumulation of wealth and assets.
This chart also has a strong Gemini component in the first house of personal identity with the Moon at the very first degree of Gemini. Gemini follows Taurus and reacts […]