Sandra Helton's Astrology Page
When it feels like something big is looming over us 
it usually is!

  Saturn has a way of forcing issues and holding us in a situation until we find a better way of doing things. It is the time keeper of the solar system and sends a message of taking a greater responsibility for our circumstances. It can be burdonsome and also offer an opportunity to take the reigns and settle matters to clear the path for the future.

Saturn is the fifth planet from the Sun and is now in Scorpio for 2 years.

Depending on your own birth chart will determine its effect in your life. Life becomes more serious and a need to be diligent is essential to work with this powerful energy.
Sandra Helton studied astrology with Sybil Leek, Phyllis Schlemmer, Astrology Dynamics and the Spiritual Frontiers Fellowship. 

Astrology Dynamics, founded by Sybil Leek and Charles Luntz in England, was the first accredited astrology school. The courses Sandra took were in person classes and required a written and oral exam for graduation. They also required that the math be learned without the use of computer software. After graduation from Astrology Dynamics, Sandra continued to advanced studies and participated in several research projects. She feels it is a continual lifetime learning process and points out that being educated in this field is essential.

She says, “Even though the daily newspaper horoscope and the customary horoscope columns in most all media is scoffed at and is not a reliable source, the very fact that it is part of journalism and news in general is indicative of how much it is an integral part of people’s lives. If it were not accepted then those simple articles and columns would have faded away. People resonate to the truth and even those simple and benign columns represent a truth of our life’s foundation. You can debate it, but you cannot fool the spirit about what is valid. Years ago there was a bogus paper published saying that astrology was invalid. Later it was revealed that all those signatures were from scientists who were attending a conference and the paper was just passed around and signed without even knowing what it was. Many of these scientists were embarrassed and tried to correct their error. Once a scientist who scoffed astrology was given texts and instruction and became lost as to how to do the mathematics of a basic horoscope erection. He just could not do it! Well, if I were debating I would rest my case here. I do remember that in my mathematics class we began with 26 people and by the end of it, there were three of us left. That in itself should say something of the extensive and complexity of astrology. 

I have wonderful clients who are using the guidance I offer them to improve and better their lives. I am fortunate to have clients who want to know more about themselves and are willing to seek the extraordinary insight and counsel that is astrology.”

Quoting Sandra, “It is wonderful that so many are interested in astrology. It is not an obscure science for the elect few, but is something for everyone to utilize and enjoy and learn as an empowerment tool for their lives. I encourage investigation and learning and working with your own chart. If you plan to consult an astrologer, I really recommend you seek the services of someone who has been willing to invest their time to learn from professionals and knowledgeable teachers. To properly learn astrology is not just a financial investment, but also one of time - it cannot be properly learned in a few weeks or months. I encourage everyone to seek information and to find ways to use astrology to better their lives. Even if just for gardening it is a great asset. I have seen some amazing gardens planted and tended using lunar cycles. From flowers to career moves, astrology is for everyone as it is our foundation in this dimension where time and space meets.”
For more information see the Consultation Page.
So, where are you going?

Above all else, remember that astrology is not about a black and white existence where you have no choice or free will.  It is about giving you choices and greater awareness.

A personal astrological consultation is your roadmap to the future.
"The time and place of birth is your portal into this dimension. Astrology is the science and art of interpreting the effects of celestial movements on all life." - Sandra Helton

Unraveling the Mystery of Potter and Rowling

Two famous women writers have birthdays this week – Beatrix Potter born July 28, 1866 and J.K. Rowling born July 31, 1965. Each have contributed to the world great literary works and also both were groundbreaking in the field as each while living in different eras a hundred years apart became successful when it was risky that a woman would be accepted and then to be so historically renowned and carved forever in history. Women had limited opportunities a hundred years ago and even now it was suggested to Rowling that she use her initials, J.K., rather than her feminine name to advance her chances of success. Both have forever painted great visions in the minds of all people of all ages for all time. 

For anyone who may not know these Leos, J.K. Rowling is a British author of seven books about a young wizard named Harry Potter and Beatrix Potter was a British writer and illustrator who created the characters Peter Rabbit and his sisters, Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-tail.

Leo rules creativity such as art and writing and also children. Since July 22 and until August 21 the Sun travels through Leo while Mercury and Venus will be weaving many inspiring and resourceful patterns for you to utilize. 

Potter and Rowling both have in their birth charts Venus and Mercury in Virgo that gives the ability to write and create in great detail. It is interesting that the hero of Rowling’s books is names Potter. Rowling gave Harry Potter a Leo birthday. Charts and the article are available here: Articles Page

NOTE: The Articles Page is being updated so past articles and information may not be there at the present - check back for updates and new additions. Thank you.

Department of the Navy
April 30, 1798
United States Air Force
September 18, 1947
United States Marine Corps
November 10, 1775
A second date is July 11, 1798, but Marines celebrate November 10.
United States Coast Guard
January 28, 1915
Began as the Revenue Cutter Service on 
August 4, 1790
Sandra Helton's Astrology Page


April 9 – May 3 in Taurus
August 12 – September9 in Virgo
December 3 – December 22 in Sagittarius


Lunar: February 10 in Leo
Solar: February 26 in Pisces
Lunar: August 7 in Aquarius
Solar: August 21 in Leo

Uranus is in Aries for eight years.
Neptune is in Pisces for thirteen years

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Take UT and add or subtract the following hours listed.
Minus ( - ) means to subtract;
Plus ( + ) means to add in relation to GMT and UT time.

Example: When it is noon is England it's 9 PM in Japan.

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Mountain Standard Time (MST) - 7 hours
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International Date Line West (IDLW) - 12 hours
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This begin a two week cycle of mystery and intrigue. You may discover things you didn't know, uncover hidden aspects around you or within yourself. This is a powerful lunar cycle that prompts paying attention and being more aware than usual. The Sun and Moon is in Scorpio, along with Venus and Jupiter that enhances everything with layers of fascination. There is ample opportunity for growth and gaining ground where you desire it. Mercury and Saturn together in Capricorn brings serious conversations. This cycle of growth lasts until December 3. Build, grow, advance, discover, plant seeds, and take the initiative.