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  • June begins with lots of water signs and emotional content. We've lots of changes from the previous Cardinal Square to sort through and integrate. There is a duality during much of the month between mental Gemini energy and emotional and dreamy Piscean and Cancer energies. With Mercury retrograde for three weeks of the month, it is time for pondering, evaluating, assessing where we've been, and where we're going. There is an emphasis on relationships of all sorts, and how we can improve our behavior and communications in relationships. There is also a stirring of fears of insecurity and a need to sort out what of that is real and what is an old pattern that can be released. By the end of the month, we can calm down, relax and prepare for a new cycle. To read more detail, click on the title of the post.
  • We still have the Cardinal Grand Cross as May begins, but also a water Grand Trine, and Mars retrograde. Then Venus enters Aries, Mercury enters Gemini, and we have lots of relationship issues come to the fore. The month holds a powerful Full Moon in Scorpio on May 14, Mars stationing direct on the 19th. We become aware of changes that must be made on many fronts. The water Grand Trine helps us move the energies to make the changes, and heal the wounds of loss that emerge. Personal planets of Sun, Venus, and Mercury all change signs by the end of the month, and a New Moon in Gemini may lighten the mood.
  • April starts out with a Sun/Uranus conjunction in Aries, square to both Pluto in Capricorn and Jupiter in Cancer! Watch for impulsive action! Allow the Taurus Moon to ground you. As the month progresses, Mercury joins the Aries group and we could feel anxious. This may be the foretelling of the Grand Cross building in Cardinal signs. That cross is most intense from April 20-24, when Mars opposes Uranus and Jupiter opposes Pluto, and all four planets form a Grand Square or Cross. There's a total lunar eclipse on April 14-15 with the Full Moon in Libra! Great for night viewing when the red Moon will be next to the red planet Mars! Read the full April forecast by clicking on the title!
  • March kicks off with a New Moon in Pisces, lots of watery energy, and then within days, Mercury, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter station and change direction! Venus also changes signs, from Capricorn to Aquarius! And that's just the first week. At the same time, we are feeling the building tensions of the Cardinal Grand Square coming up in April. Pluto squaring Uranus, opposing Jupiter, and retrograde Mars will get into the action as well. Mid-month gives us a Full Moon in Virgo, and on the 20th we have the Vernal Equinox! At the end of the month we'll have a second New Moon, this one in Aries! There is much more detail in the full blog post. Just click on the title and it will take you there!
  • Despite early month celebrations of Ground Hog Day, Imbolc or Superbowl, the impetus of the planets is for us to go inward, be quiet, allow the inner work to be done. Mercury goes retrograde in Pisces on the 6th, reenters Aquarius on the 13th. Full Moon in Leo arrives on Valentine's Day, just in time for a generous display of loving feelings. The Sun moves into Pisces on the 18th, while the Moon's nodes change signs as well, North Node to Libra and South Node to Aries. From the 22nd on, Mars will approach a square to Venus, until it stations retrograde on March 1. A New Moon in Pisces arrives just before midnite on February 28, March 1 in most time zones. Read the details of how these movements could affect you by clicking on the title.
  • New Moon in Capricorn on January 1st, teaming up with Pluto and Mercury! Major opportunity to make resolutions you will actually keep! Stay grounded and practical with Capricorn. Be courageous, take it slow, one foot in front of the other. But get it done! Venus is retrograde all month. Time to get relationships and finances into functioning mode. Cardinal Grand Cross operating, though not exact yet. An opposition between Jupiter in Cancer and Pluto/Venus in Capricorn builds to exact. Lots of action, lots of distraction. Need to stay focused. Cancer Full Moon on the 15th, and another New Moon in Aquarius on the 30th. Venus stations direct on the 31st. Lots more astrological action. Just click on the title for the whole scoop!
  • December is complex, with aspects taking us to the past, to wade through emotional content ripe for release, and then preparing us to take on the new. New Moon in Sagittarius on December 2. Mercury joins the Sun on December 5 to lighten up attitudes, and bring a bit of optimism. Mars moves into Libra on December 7, and begins the process that will culminate in a Cardinal Grand Square by the end of the month. There's a grand trine in water on December 9, and a Full Moon in Gemini on December 17. Uranus stations direct also on the 17th. We have the Winter Solstice on December 21, as the Sun shifts into Capricorn. That same day, Venus stations retrograde until January 31. On December 24, Mercury moves into Capricorn. From the 26th to the end of the month, we have the Cardinal Grand Cross.
  • November starts out with intensity, and carries it forward throughout the month. Strong energy shifts, confusing energies with retrogrades stationing direct, Jupiter stationing retrograde, Venus changing signs. The New Moon was accompanied by a rare hybrid solar eclipse. The Sun and Saturn are conjunct for two weeks, while Venus conjoins with Pluto and squares Uranus to give us a spin into new territory for relationships! Full Moon in Taurus on the 17th! Get more details by clicking on the title!
  • October may be Libra's month, when beauty and relationships are accented, but this year may not be quite so harmonious as usual. There are numerous aspects of tension and anxiety, not the least of which is the waxing square of Uranus and Pluto. November 1 will be the fourth of seven exact squares within a four-year period. October's New Moon in Libra will form a volatile T-square, and the Aries Full Moon will be accompanied by a Lunar Eclipse. Click on the title to read more...
  • Undercurrents of tension and conflict make the final days of summer less than joyful, but we can use the energy of Virgo to be discerning, and be willing to make improvements. A Mars square Saturn aspect brings frustration but perhaps a willingness to look closely at our behavior, and challlenge ourselves as to what is the best path in which to move toward the future. We'll have the compassion of Jupiter in Cancer, the humility of a New Moon in Virgo, the Moon's Nodes with lots of important aspects. The Full Moon in Pisces on the 19th has hardly off our plate when Pluto stations direct on the 20th, and then the Fall Equinox arrives on September 22 as the Sun moves into Libra. Lots to be aware of this month in order to say grounded and poised. Click on the title to read more.