Advantage E-Zine - December 24, 2001
At this time of year, when we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ,
appropriate that we look at a projected birth chart of that blessed
In his book, "Astrology's Pew in Church", Don "Moby Dick" Jacobs
a chart for March 1, 7 BC at 1:30 A.M. in Bethlehem.
This chart has an ascendant of 14:51 Sagittarius, a full third house
Mercury in Aquarius, and six bodies in Pisces, Uranus (although not
discovered at that time), Jupiter, Moon, Sun, Saturn and Venus.
opposite most of these, and Neptune is trine the same ones, i.e.:
Jupiter, Moon, Sun and Saturn. Mars is at 21 Virgo opposite the
is, indeed, a powerful chart. I've perused several others, including
Addey's, but none comes close to the power of this one.
Jesus was a gifted orator, which is definitely the message of a
third house that includes Uranus in a stellium. The close
conjunction would indicate a sense of humor and uniqueness in his
style. With so many bodies in Pisces, his compassion would have been
unparalleled, particularly when five of them are trine Neptune. But,
was certainly not a pushover. Pluto opposite those same planets,
indicate singleness of purpose, obsessive dedication to his work
(particularly the opposition to Saturn), and with Mars in Virgo
Venus, he did not compromise his values, which he saw in minute
The most interesting thing I noticed, though, was the conjunction of
south node in Scorpio to Neptune in the same sign. South node is one
the past life indicators which gives us some information about why a
person is here. Scorpio is "death" and one of Neptune's symbolic
is "sacrifice". He died a sacrificial death. Why? For love. The
is in the fifth house. Both nodes are sextile and trine Pluto –
of purpose about His destiny.
This chart shows a great teacher, a powerful philosopher
rising) who will not be deterred from His task. I can easily see why
Jacobs was so sure it was the Christ's nativity. There will be a
analysis of the "star" and the Magi in the newsletter which will be
time for the Epiphany.
May all of you have a most blessed Christmas and a joyful,
fulfilling New Year!