2020 came in with a dramatic planetary alignment, paving the way for an extremely challenging year, and went out with a dramatic alignment that is aiming us in a new direction. On the Winter Solstice we watched Jupiter and Saturn merge, a beautiful and uplifting sight, a signature of the dawning of a new Era, taking us into 2021.
For a moment, step into the mystery with me. Imagine looking up to the night skies, to the galaxy in which we live and spin and travel, feeling into the living presence of the stars and planets that our ancestors experienced so deeply.
This Full Moon exactly aligns with revolutionary Uranus, right before our November 3rd elections! Uranus signifies unexpected events, sudden change, rearranging of situations, breaking things up and breaking situations open.
The fall evening skies are striking. Bright Jupiter hangs in the southeast with dimmer Saturn to the left. You can imagine the invisible Pluto in between them. Fiery Mars rises around 8:00 pm in the East, continuing to rise and travel the heavens through the night. As Saturn and Jupiter set to the West, Venus […]
Fiery Mars has been in its own sign, Aries, since June 27th, building up to mid August when it squared the Jupiter, Pluto and Saturn. The square between Mars and the outer planets creates extreme tension.
This has been a gorgeous Aquarius full Moon with Jupiter shining near by. As we have moved into the fixed signs Leo and Aquarius, this is a time for consolidating, deepening in our hearts and in our breath. Typically it is a time of playfulness and gathering with friends
The upcoming lunar eclipse on the 4th, takes place at 13 Capricorn and Cancer. We can imagine the issues of Cancer; belonging, inclusivity, deep feeling, are experienced in juxtaposition with issues of Capricorn; authority, tradition, governing structures, and power.
A reminder to you that I will be giving a talk on the astrology of these times and specifically for July on Zoom, July 3rd, 9:30 am to 11:15. It’s so helpful to remember that the astrology of now, with the Saturn Pluto conjunction and the Jupiter Pluto conjunction in Capricorn, describe the profound process we are going through, a deeper revealing of the systems which have structured our society and democracy in order that transformation of those systems can now take place.
Astrology gives us that larger view and helps us understand the meaning and purpose of the times in which we live. It is good to remember then, that we are collectively in an initiatory process, going through a profound right of passage.
From April 25th through May 14th we engage with a powerful period of reversal and review. It is sometimes described as a time when, ‘something has to give’. We now stand on an edge of sheltering in place and moving out into the world.