Works In Progress

Works In Progress

Some days I am amazed at how perfectly the Universe sets up its Lesson Plans.  All summer long, when we were being shaken out of our ruts by THREE Eclipses on the opposite side of the Zodiac from a recalcitrant Retrograde Mars, I kept thinking, “Well—if we can only...
On Balance

On Balance

The month of Libra is upon us: beginning with Saturday’s Equinox, the focus is on relationships. That is an annual event; but this year there’s an additional emphasis, because Venus—Libra’s ruling planet—goes Retrograde October 5th.  This will up the ante...
Watershed

Watershed

The long astral summer of retrogrades and eclipses is over.  Now what? We get a breather, that’s what.  The outer planets are still retrograde, tho’ Saturn goes direct on September 6th; but all the personal planets are moving forward, which allows us to pick up again...
Doin’ The Backstroke

Doin’ The Backstroke

There’s a lot of hype right now about having FIVE (soon to be SIX) planets retrograde during an unusually long Eclipse season—three this time instead of two—a lot of hype, because there’s also a LOT of intensity flying around.  (Eclipses will do that.) Time to take a...
Avoiding Collateral Damage

Avoiding Collateral Damage

Eclipses are stressful—a water-cannon’s worth of energy, aimed at whatever part of one’s chart in which they land. That’s pretty common knowledge; and stress IS common with every Eclipse, Lunar and Solar alike.  But what is NOT common—what is individual to each one—is...
How To Use An Eclipse

How To Use An Eclipse

Solar Eclipse on Thursday (July 12th).  Oh-oh—what fresh hell is this?  Should I just hide? Negative, Captain.  Eclipses are energy.  Learn how to USE it. Here’s what you do.  Figure out WHERE it is—i.e., in which astrological house of your birth chart it lands.  1st...