Bell, Lynn – Border Crossings – the 8th House

The 8th house describes the many border crossings of our lives, from sexual initiation to the passage between life and death. As the entrance to the underworld in Hellenistic astrology, it plunges us into the unknown, and offers an initiation. Depression and guilt may often be symptoms of being ‘stuck’ here. How best to complete the metamorphoses required by transits or natal planets in this house?