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  • January starts with dynamic aspects that foreshadow the tensions likely to be found in the year ahead, including the Uranus/Pluto square. More of the revolution and upset we saw in 2011.  However, there are mitigating aspects as well this month, including the exact trine between Saturn and Neptune, challenging us to bring our higher ideals down to earth in a practical way. Mars slows during the month, until it stations and turns retrograde on the 23rd. It will remain retrograde until mid-April, the entire period in the sign of Virgo, forcing us to go inward and look to improving ourselves and our world.
  • Powerful New Moon in Capricorn requires doing battle with old feelings of woundedness, letting go, staying in the moment!
  • December has Mercury deep in its retrograde motion, but turning direct on December 13. Uranus turns direct on December 9 on the Aries point. We have the Full Moon in Gemini on December 10, which is a total lunar eclipse. The Winter Solstice arrives on December 21, the New Moon on December 24. Jupiter goes direct on December 25! Lots of Pluto, Uranus, Chiron influences. A very complex month! Read more....
  • It's important to honor our capacity to ground our spiritual connection with action. It's equally important to be realistic. It reminds me of an old Arabian proverb: "Trust in Allah, but tie your camel." In other words, don't let the intensityof your emotions have you forsake all evidence gathering, or common sense, or you may find yourself jousting at windmills. Neptune carries the energy of dreaminess into our communications, our relationships, our decisionmaking. This quality of Neptune tied to te personal planets, which characterized the beginning of the month, will color our mood through to the end... The entire period that the Sun is in Scorpio is a good time to open to experiencing the depth of your own consciousness... We are all in a state of intense evolutioin, and each of us has an important role to play in creating improvements in our world. So, don't be afraid to imagine exactly what you want for yourself, for your intuition will be strong. As as a second step, go deep and ask what might be blocking you from the change you seek...
  • Fall is in full bloom. The darkness is increasing. Time for going inward, finding balance in the changing season. Saturn pairing up with Venus and later the Sun, lets us ponder our relationship with authority. Try to understand the past, move toward the future.
  • Earthy grand trine helps harvest the change we sowed in spring! Pluto goes direct, and forms T-square with Venus and Uranus to usher in the Fall Equinox. New Moon arrives with 5-planet stellium in Libra!
  • Mercury retrograde for 3 weeks, Mars makes Cardinal T-square, Neptune backs into Aquarius for last time!
  • Wham! Pow! Shazam! Come July 1, the New Moon in Cancer, with its powerful eclipse in a Cardinal Grand Cross, we are off to an amazing web of changes—globall, institutionally, individually and in our communities!
  • Check out this amazing photo of the full moon and eclipse on June 15: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html photo only available for view today June 18
  • June wastes no time getting to important events in the first days the month. The Gemini New Moon arrives accompanied by a Solar Eclipse at 2:02 PM PDT on June 1. This "darkening" the Sun is only visible on certain parts of the earth (according NASA, this eclipse is visible in e Asia, n N. America, and Iceland), but its importance is for everyone. The term "Solar Eclipse" an alignment of the Sun, the Moon, and the Earth, such that the is located between the Sun and the Earth, causing the Sun to ...