With Mars and the Sun exactly square Saturn in Aquarius and opposite Uranus in Taurus, frustration is palpable. Everyone, including me, is hungry for outcomes with the Capitol insurgents and the infrastructure package in Congress. But as historian Heather Cox Richardson noted, it is not unusual for Congress to take some time to negotiate a compromise bill. What is unusual is the negotiation is not taking place between parties, it is within the Democratic party itself. The
Astrology for Friday, October 29
Log jams and frustrating blockages are affecting world events right now. If you are a Scorpio, Taurus, Aquarius or Leo, especially those toward the middle of the sign, are most affected. There is a finger of God aspect that focuses on the middle degree of Aquarius - probably the most affected of all. And that is reflected in our current political see. The Sun and Mars in Scorpio and late Libra are impatient to take action. Traditionalists and moderates have rebelled agai
Astrology for Wednesday, October 20: Aries Full Moon!
The moon is full today, with the Sun in Libra and the Moon in Aries. A full moon gives us a clear look at the balance between the two major lights in our sky. We also see clearly what was begun at the time of the Aries New Moon on April 11, 2021. Any opposition of Aries and Libra brings in finding a balance between asserting oneself and compromising for the sake a partnership. The Sun brings in a question of identity - who am I alone and who am I in partnership? The Moo
Astrology for Thursday, October 7
Time to get unstuck! We had a new moon this week and Mercury is retrograde. Making all this especially powerful is the fact that Pluto, which has been in retrograde motion since April, 2021, direct tomorrow. Retrograde Mercury in Libra uncovers and exposes secrets previously hidden, requiring a redefinition of power and authority as Pluto moves direct through the rest of Capricorn. Not only is Capricorn about achievement and authority; Pluto also deals with issues of power
Astrology of the New Moon in Libra: October 6
In speaking the language of the stars, you quickly learn that things are connected. We live in a continuum; everything keeps moving. The fastest moving "planet" in our solar system is the moon. It often acts as a trigger point, setting the mood, as it contacts other, slower moving planets in our chart. The new moon in Libra focuses on relationships, diplomacy, finding justice and allies. It launches a waxing moon cycle that culminates at the Aries Full Moon on October 20.