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

New Moon in Scorpio ♏ Nov 7, 2018

Wednesday, Nov 7 at 8.02am PST New moons are more than symbolic. Many will move, begin new work, end a relationship, etc. As with any celestial event in Scorpio, emotional plumbing and subsequent healing are the central focus. Scorpio is associated with power, control, intimacy and finance, or all that underlies. Scorpio lives in the Read More

Sun in Scorpio ☼ Oct 23 – Nov 22

Oct 23 – Nov 22, 2018 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 scorpions! Halloween is truly your holiday – a night of macabre mischief and ghoulishness. My favorite :) The scorpion slinks at 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

First Quarter Moon in Scorpio ☽ Aug 18, 2018

Saturday, Aug 18 at 12.49am PST The Sun in Leo squares the moon in Scorpio. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk and set at midnight. Quarter moons represent a turning point or crossroads. The moon is waxing, gathering momentum for fullness. This quarter moon marks the last day of Mercury Retrograde – yay! Read More

Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ Apr 29, 2018

Sunday, Apr 29 at 5.59pm PST This full moon is called the Flower Moon or, according to The Farmer’s Almanac, “Mother’s Moon, Milk Moon, and Corn Planting Moon, mark[ing] a time of increasing fertility with temperatures warm enough for safely bearing young, a near end to late frosts, and plants in bloom.” The moon will Read More

Jupiter Retrograde in Scorpio ♃ Mar 8 – July 10

Mar 8 – Jul 10, 2018 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary roles. Click here to learn Read More

Last Quarter Moon in Scorpio ☾ Feb 7, 2018

Wednesday, Feb 7 at 7.55am PST At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn and sets at noon. From “The Prophet” by Lebanese poet Kahlil Gibran: The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain … When you are sorrowful … you shall see that in Read More

Mars in Scorpio ♂ Dec 9 – Jan 26

Original artwork by Ren Tvedten Dec 9, 2017 – Jan 26, 2018 Mars is a force of life and action: warrior of the stars, fire coursing through his veins. He rules Aries, the first constellation in the zodiac wheel. Now he enters Scorpio, the other constellation he was once said to rule in ancient western Read More

Venus in Scorpio ⚢ Nov 7 – Dec 1

Nov 7 – Dec 1, 2017 Venus in Scorpio is less about sex than it is self-discovery. The passion we seek in interpersonal relationships is really intended for fierce self-love: the most meaningful and important love we will ever experience. Because Scorpio is enamored by complexity, unstable relationships suffer during this transit. With so many Read More

Mercury in Scorpio ☿ Oct 17 – Nov 5

Oct 17 – Nov 5, 2017 Mercury transits are not necessarily high impact on their own; it is Mercury’s interaction with the sun and Venus which are really crucial, or the context within which Mercury operates. Mercury enters Scorpio about a week before the sun. This means that our mind will receive the first nectar Read More

Jupiter in Scorpio ♃ 2017-2018

Oct 10, 2017 – Nov 8, 2018 Jupiter profoundly influences the arc of human life from year to year. He circles the Sun in 12 years. Twelve constellations in twelve years = one full calendar year per constellation. This year it’s Scorpio. A brief review: since September 2016, Jupiter has been in Libra. This past Read More

Mars Retrograde in Scorpio ♂ May 27 – June 29

May 27 – June 29, 2016 Click here to learn about Mars. Once every two years, Mars turns retrograde for approximately three months. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar Read More

First Quarter Moon in Scorpio #2 ☽ Aug 22, 2015

The 1st Quarter in Scorpio comes exact on Saturday August 22, 2015 at 3:31 pm EST Click here to learn about the Moon. Click here to learn about Scorpio. Yes, we had a first quarter in Scorpio last month too (First Quarter Moon in Scorpio). Sometimes we end up with two identical moon phases all Read More

Saturn Retrograde in Scorpio ♄ June 14 – Aug 2

Saturn continues his retrograde transit in Scorpio from June 14 – August 2 Click here to learn about Saturn. Click here to learn about Scorpio. To be very clear, planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower Read More

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