Astrology Forecast: Week of July 3 – 9, 2017

Take a gander at a few highlights drawn from the overall menu of Astro-events that will be coming our way this week… Mercury remains a busy little messenger-Planet, Chiron contacts offer opportunities for healing, and late in the week, we have both a Full Moon in Capricorn and a slightly intimidating Sun/Pluto opposition on the … More Astrology Forecast: Week of July 3 – 9, 2017

Full Moon in Scorpio

This is the chart for tonight’s Full Moon. This one is happening in the intense and sometimes scary territory of Scorpio. The chart points out a few interesting facts about this event. For one thing, Pluto – the Planet that we humans named after the mythological Lord of the Underworld – will just happen to … More Full Moon in Scorpio

Astro-Watch, May 3: Mercury Meanderings

First of all, for those of you who fear it when Mercury goes retrograde, then today is the day you’ve been waiting for. Today, Mercury stations direct. In regular-speak, that means our quick little neighbor stops its latest retrograde activities, and starts marching in forward-looking fashion again. Today’s station is interesting even beyond what it … More Astro-Watch, May 3: Mercury Meanderings

Mosh-Pit in Aries Today!

The Sign of Aries serves as host for several travelers today, as the Moon, Mercury, and Uranus all congregate there. The Moon is especially quick, and Mercury is no foot-dragger, either, so this configuration won’t last for very long. But what does this particular set of celestial circumstances mean for you? For one thing, it … More Mosh-Pit in Aries Today!

Astrology PSA: What Does a Retrograde Planet Mean for You?

You’ve heard about Planets going retrograde, right? Even non-astrologers like to reference upcoming retrograde events, and usually in fairly ominous fashion… Retrograde periods are not necessarily just horrible intervals to be waited out in the storm-cellar, though. It’s important to look at where a given retrograde shift is happening, and then see if you have … More Astrology PSA: What Does a Retrograde Planet Mean for You?

Astrology/Tarot Mapping: The Magician

The astrological symbol most often tied to The Magician is the Planet Mercury. How well does this correspondence work…? For me personally, I like it pretty well, and I can see why people embrace it. In Astrology, Mercury symbolizes many of our active cognitive functions: thinking, reasoning, data-gathering through the senses. It’s also about communication, … More Astrology/Tarot Mapping: The Magician

Astrology and Romance…

The other day, I taught an Astrology workshop focusing on what birthcharts can say about a person’s romantic potential (you know: Valentine’s Day and all…). We leaned mainly on the personal Planets and the Ascendant, and off to one side, I tallied up all of the Sign placements in the attendees’ charts, because I’m nerdy … More Astrology and Romance…