The Author's Horoscope
Sid Jefferies still remembers his shock at losing a school debate on the existence of God, giving way to a quiet determination…
Brought up in an idyllic Christian community, at the age of nine he
was stunned when his family left, following internal turmoil.
His stammer became a severe problem which dogged him for forty
Unable to communicate professionally, he instead travelled and
studied widely. A recent dramatic recovery has seen him appear in
national Speaking finals.
His readings in Jungian psychology, amidst the towering ‘god
mountains’ and deep faith of Kathmandu, brought him to C.G. Jung’s
final masterpiece, Answer to Job, a profound psychological
meditation on the Christian Trinity / Quaternity. Jung’s insights
seemed to extend to the other principal faiths in India.
When he reluctantly agreed to an astrological reading, he found his
Jungian studies enabled him to recognise himself in the horoscope
mirror. Were the planets after all the Gods ?
He rapidly moved on to discover the Kabbalah with its astrological
Tree of Life which left no doubt the twelve zodiac Signs lay at the
heart of the biblical tradition.
This revelation began a personal odyssey to understand the
mechanisms and metaphysics of astrology, the Kabbalah and especially
the theology and messages of the great ancient faiths still dominating
the world today.
Sid Jefferies spent ten years in India researching and finally printing a pilot edition of Heaven on Earth.
Sid and Celia Jefferies at Dharamsala in the Indian Himalayas.
Jefferies, with the ASC Speakers Club trophies he won during 2003,
including Runner Up in the National Final of the Impromptu Speech
competition. As a recovering stammerer, he is quite proud of this