Mercury Station Retrograde, Venus Station Direct

November 16th 2018: Mercury station retrograde at 13° Sagittarius, and Venus station direct at 25° Libra.  This week the innermost planets appear motionless in our sky as they shift in opposite directions, an intense moment of uncomfortable stillness immediately after Jupiter’s ingress into Sagittarius and the north node’s ingress into Cancernorth node’s ingress into Cancer. […]

Jupiter in Sagittarius

November 8th 2018: Jupiter enters Sagittarius, the sign of his rulership, meaning the sign where his essential expression meets its most conducive and supportive environment. Expansion in the realm of no limits, optimism in the realm of discovering new possibilities, confidence in the realm of the (mutable fire) individual.   At the moment that Jupiter […]

New Moon in Scorpio

November 7th 2018: The final Scorpio New Moon of Jupiter’s transit through Scorpio, less than 24 hours before his ingress into his home sign of Sagittarius.  At 15° Scorpio, this new moon takes place at the exact midpoint of fall equinox and winter solstice, a cross quarter holiday most commonly symbolized by bare skeletons, representing […]

Venus Station Retrograde -and- Libra New Moon

October 5th 2018: Venus stations retrograde in Scorpio conjunct asteroid Persephone, with Sun conjunct Ceres in Libra.  We begin forty days and forty nights of riveting drama, like the myth of ascended master christ wandering through the desert facing every imaginable temptation, which only sharpened his commitment to his values and made him stronger, because […]