New Moon in Virgo ♍ Aug 30, 2019

Friday, Aug 30 at 3.38am PST Every month the moon lands in the same sign as the sun. This lunar-solar conjunction is what we call a new moon. This month the moon and sun root together in earthy Virgo. The moon moves on to Libra the following day on Aug 31. On Sep 4 she enters Read More

Mercury in Virgo ☿ Aug 29 – Sep 14

Aug 29 – Sep 14, 2019 Mercury: patron of travel, communication and the human mind; orator, poet, soothsayer, healer, lucky star and underworld guide. With magical caduceus in hand, Mercury led freshly discorporated souls from the lower to the upper worlds. Mercury governs mental processing; it is his influence which determines our perception and style Read More

Sun in Virgo ☼ Aug 23 – Sep 23

Aug 23 – Sep 23 (Fall Equinox), 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 Virgo honeybees! Gut-deep in the astrological year, we arrive at Virgo, goddess of harvest. Her mythological sisters are Demeter Read More

Venus in Virgo ⚢ Aug 21 – Sep 14

Aug 21 – Sep 14, 2019 Venus: goddess of art and romance, pleasure and beauty. Venus in Virgo is a loving, devoted goddess. Virgo speaks the language of sensibility, loyalty and purpose. She artfully perceives how to best serve others. During this transit, demonstrate your affection by being available. Venus rules fellow earth sign Taurus and luxurious Read More

Mars in Virgo ♂ Aug 17 – Oct 3

Aug 17 – Oct 3, 2019 Mars: source of all physical strength, vitality and decisive action in the solar system. Mars in Virgo is not a warrior in the traditional sense, but a highly motivating and productive influence. As the sun and Mars in Virgo crest the eastern horizon each morning, we will rise with Read More

Uranus Retrograde in Taurus ♅ Aug 11 – Jan 10

Aug 11, 2019 – Jan 10, 2020 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 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 Taurus ☾ July 24, 2019

Wednesday, July 24 at 6.20pm PST At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn and sets at noon – and this is true all over the world, no matter your time zone. If you view the moon at midnight, the Sun will be positioned directly beneath your feet. Staring at the Read More

Lunar Eclipse in Capricorn ♑ July 16, 2019

Tuesday, July 16 at 2.30 pm PST Photo: Jimmy Westlake Happy full moon! Happy lunar eclipse! The Algonquins call the July 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 Read More

First Quarter Moon in Virgo ☽ June 9, 2019

Sunday, June 9 at 11.00pm PST The Sun in Gemini squares the moon in Virgo. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk and set at midnight all over the world, no matter your time zone. The moon is waxing, gathering momentum for fullness. The moon enters Virgo on June 8 (one day before the Read More

Venus in Taurus ⚢ May 15 – June 8

May 15 – June 8, 2019 Venus rules Taurus (and Libra), so she is “at home” here in Taurus. The bull is simple and familiar, representing basic human needs like touch, home, comfort, food and raw materials. Earth energy sits honey-dappled, sweet and heavy, juicy and ripe. Taurus lives in the body’s warm weight, wrapped in Read More

Mercury in Taurus ☿ May 6 – 21

May 6 – 21, 2019 Mercury: patron of travel, communication and the human mind; orator, poet, soothsayer, healer, lucky star and underworld guide. With magical caduceus in hand, Mercury led freshly discorporated souls from the lower to the upper worlds. Mercurial energy is androgynous. Think of Gemini (ruled by Mercury) and identity plurality. When Mercury Read More

New Moon in Taurus 🐮 May 4, 2019

Saturday, May 4 at 3.47pm PST Happy new moon everyone! Last month we had the new moon in Aries, a day many astrologers consider the new year. This upcoming new moon (with the sun, as is always the case at the new moon [same constellation]) is in Taurus, like an earthy kiss planted in our Read More

Saturn Retrograde in Capricorn ♄ Apr 29 – Sep 18

Apr 29 – Sep 18, 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 in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary roles. Click here to learn more Read More

Pluto Retrograde 🐐 Apr 24 – Oct 2

Apr 24 – Oct 2, 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 in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary roles. Click here to learn more Read More

Sun in Taurus ☼ Apr 20 – May 21

Apr 20 – May 21, 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 my fellow sacred cows! As we exit Aries season, we take our first walk through the soul’s freshly burned forest. Lay Read More

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