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 […]

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 […]

Last Quarter Moon in Virgo ☾ Dec 9, 2017

Saturday, Dec 9 at 11.53pm PST At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn and sets at noon. The Sun in Sagittarius squares the moon. This phase lands in earthen Virgo. Both Virgo and Sagittarius belong to a modality called “mutable.” To be mutable is to be adaptable, changeable, flexible. People […]

Solar Eclipse in Virgo ♍ Sep 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1 at 5.04am EST Click here to learn about the Moon. Click here to learn about Virgo. Remember the Supermoon Solar Eclipse in Pisces earlier this spring? We’ve arrived at the next major turning point in a series of Virgo-Pisces eclipses rising from March 2015, culminating in February 2017. The Virgo season begins […]

Jupiter Retrograde in Virgo ♃ Jan 7 – May 9

Jan 7 – May 9, 2016 Click here to learn about Jupiter. Jupiter is retrograde approximately 4 months out of the year. 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 moving planets in […]