On the first weekend in June, Mercury retrograde (June 7th) inaugurates a three-week review of all things Mercurial. We’ll be reconsidering the ways we get around (driving, walking, running, riding the subway) as well as the ways we read, speak, listen, and figure things out.1
Mars and the Cross
A week after the station, Mars re-ignites the Uranus-Pluto square, unleashing the power of deep and fractious change. On the 13th-14th Mars squares Pluto exactly, and on June 24th-25th, opposes Uranus exactly.… click here to continue reading.
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn has been making sure we realize when and where we’re off-base.… click here to continue reading.
Often the young traveler is a younger sibling, with two arrogant elder siblings who travel the path before him.… click here to continue reading.
Mars makes a retrograde station on the New Moon, the first day of March.2 A few days later, Jupiter goes direct. This puts both of these planets on track to set off the cardinal cross.
This is by far the biggest transit of 2014.… click here to continue reading.
The Goddess gives us these brief periods of apparent backwards planetary movement three or four times a year, to review logistical decisions and other mental contents. What a good idea this is, when you think about it.
It’s our chance to look twice at those elusive wisps of mental energy that otherwise flit on by without a second glance: our thoughts.… click here to continue reading.
On New Year’s Day there’s a New Moon in the wee small hours of morning. The year is announcing itself like the blast from a trumpet. No one can say we haven’t been warned: the meaning of 2014 is being declared straight out of the gate.
It’s about exposing our cherished dysfunctions.
Mars and the Cross
The week before the 2014 kicks in, Mars and Jupiter have added their cardinal heft to the Uranus-Pluto square , cranking up the sense of crisis we associate with a grand cross.… click here to continue reading.
Astrologers have been buzzing about the tip of the tail of this calendar year. It will feature the Cardinal Cross lit up in all its glory, with Mars poised to light the fuse. Between Christmas and New Year’s, all four Cardinal signs will square each other down in a full-on Grand Cross.1
But the month doesn’t start out that way.
New Moon in Sagittarius
On an energy level the month begins on Monday the 2nd, with the New Moon at eleven degrees Sagittarius.… click here to continue reading.
How to Care
Jupiter in Cancer stations on the 6th; it is barely moving, which makes it emphatic.1 During the days around this station, in the sign of nurture, our thoughts may turn to questions of human need.
How do we help those who need care?… click here to continue reading.
Each of us is on a teeter-totter of some kind, doing our best to steady ourselves… when suddenly a tree limb lands heavily on one side or the other, making both sides jump and scramble to regain balance.
The first three days of the month offer up an explosive little twist to something we think we’ve figured out.… click here to continue reading.