Mercury in Capricorn ☿ Jan 4-23

illustration by Arthur Rackham Jan 4 – 23, 2019 Mercury is patron of economics, travel, communication, perception and the human mind. He is also an orator, poet, soothsayer, healer, lucky star and underworld guide. With magical caduceus in hand, Mercury leads freshly discorporated souls from the lower to the upper worlds. Though I use the Read More

Mars in Aries ♂ Dec 31 – Feb 14

Dec 31, 2018 – Feb 14, 2019 Mars: ruler of the body and all its carnal urges. Mars governs Aries, the first constellation in the zodiac, and it is here that he returns now, triumphantly, like a warrior returning home from battle, victory on his lips. Really nice timing this year with the Gregorian calendar: Mars Read More

Sun in Capricorn ☼ Dec 21 – Jan 20

Dec 21 (Winter Solstice) – Jan 20, 2019 The Sun sign is a much-celebrated astrological element, usually given more significance than it deserves. Remember – the Sun is just one planet in your star-soup. Happy birthday goaties! We’re in the upper echelon of the zodiac, next stop Capricorn. As the last earth sign in the wheel, Read More

Mercury Retrograde ☿ Winter 2018

Art: “To and Fro” by agnes-cecile Mercury Retrograde in Sagittarius: Nov 16 – Dec 1 Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio: Dec 1 – 6 Mercury in Scorpio: Dec 6 – 12 Mercury in Sagittarius: Dec 12 – Jan 4 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen Read More

Jupiter in Sagittarius ♐ Nov 8, 2018

Nov 8, 2018 – Dec 2, 2019 Jupiter profoundly influences human life from year to year. Since it takes 12 years for Jupiter to circle the Sun, twelve constellations in twelve years = one full year per constellation. This year Jupiter returns “home” to his ruling constellation Sagittarius. Since Oct 10, 2017, Jupiter has been Read More

Venus Retrograde ♀ Fall 2018

Venus in Libra: Aug 6 – Sep 9 Venus in Scorpio: Sep 9 – Oct 5 Venus Retrograde in Scorpio: Oct 5-31 Venus Retrograde in Libra: Oct 31 – Nov 16 Venus in Libra: Nov 16 – Dec 2 Venus in Scorpio: Dec 2 – Jan 7, 2019 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning Read More

Uranus Retrograde ♅ Aug 7 – Jan 6

Uranus Retrograde in Taurus: Aug 7 – Nov 6 Uranus Retrograde in Aries: Nov 6 – Jan 6, 2019 Uranus in Aries: Jan 6 – Mar 6, 2019 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets Read More