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

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

Last Quarter Moon in Virgo ☾ Nov 29, 2018

Thursday, Nov 29 at 4.21pm PST At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn and sets at noon. If you view the moon at midnight, the Sun will be positioned directly beneath your feet. Staring at the moon during this time will align you so that you are looking right out Read More

Full Moon in Taurus ♉ Oct 24, 2018

Wednesday, Oct 24 at 9.47am PST Moon and Sun oppose one another in Taurus and Scorpio. This full moon is called the Frost Moon or Beaver Moon as natives would set beaver traps at this time before the water froze. The moon will rise at sunset, peak at midnight and set at sunrise – and Read More

First Quarter Moon in Capricorn ☽ Oct 16, 2018

Tuesday, Oct 16 at 11.02am PST The Sun in Libra squares the moon in Capricorn. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk and set at midnight. Quarter moons represent a turning point. The moon is waxing, gathering momentum for fullness. The moon enters Capricorn on Oct 14, at which point we will begin to Read More

New Moon in Virgo ♍ Sep 9, 2018

Sunday, Sep 9 at 11.02am PST New moons are new beginnings. Every month the new moon falls in the same sign as the sun, wherever he happens to be. This lunar-solar conjunction is what we call a new moon. Sometimes this conjunction creates a solar eclipse, but not every month. The last new moon, however, Read More

Mercury in Virgo ☿ Sep 5-21

Sep 5–21, 2018 In the central plaza of ancient Rome stood gilt statues of gods and goddesses. Mercury and his father Jupiter were both depicted. Mercury is the cosmic 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 Read More

Sun in Virgo ☼ Aug 22 – Sep 22

Aug 22 – Sep 22, 2018 (Fall Equinox) 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 Virgos! Virgo, goddess of harvest, showers us with celestial perks when we work, thresh and clear, humming between rows 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

Last Quarter Moon in Taurus ☾ Aug 4, 2018

Saturday, Aug 4 at 11.19am PST At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn and sets at noon. If you view the moon at midnight, the Sun will be positioned directly beneath your feet. Staring at the moon during this time will align you so that you are looking right out Read More

Venus in Virgo ⚢ July 9 – Aug 6

July 9 – Aug 6, 2018 Venus in Virgo teaches us to be more sober and perceptive so that we may better serve others’ needs. Astrologers often misinterpret Virgo as cold and uncaring, but she is a loving, devoted goddess. While Venus is in Virgo, demonstrate your affection by simply being available and doing the little Read More

Full Moon in Capricorn 🐐 June 27, 2018

Wednesday, June 27 at 9.54pm PST The Algonquins called this full moon the Buck Moon as it coincides with new antler growth on young male deer. It is also called the Thunder Moon for summertime storms. The moon will rise at sunset, peak at midnight and set at sunrise. Sun and moon oppose one another Read More

Mars Retrograde ♂ Summer 2018

Mars Retrograde in Aquarius: June 26 – Aug 12 Mars Retrograde in Capricorn: Aug 12 – 27 Mars in Capricorn: Aug 27 – Sep 10 Mars in Aquarius: Sep 10 – Nov 15 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen Read More

First Quarter Moon in Virgo #2 ☽ June 20, 2018

Wednesday, June 20 at 3.52am PST The Sun in Gemini squares the moon in Virgo again – we just had a quarter moon in Virgo on May 21. Reflect on this day to learn what themes are returning. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk and set at midnight. This is an incredibly busy, Read More

First Quarter Moon in Virgo ☽ May 21, 2018

Monday, May 21 at 8.50pm PST The Sun in Gemini squares the moon in Virgo. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk and set at midnight. Quarter moons prompt definitive change. They represent a turning point or moment of truth. Both Gemini and Virgo are ruled by the planet Mercury. The purpose of this first Read More

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