The eclipse season is upon us and this time there are three! Last summer, it was all U.S. They even called that total solar eclipse "The Great American Eclipse." And it was fantastic. It was magical. It was life changing. This year, the main event is a lunar eclipse. The Full Moon in Aquarius on… Continue reading Sights and Shadows
One week ago, Venus overtook the Earth in what is called inferior conjunction. That marks the halfway point of Venus Retrograde; she is a morning star now as shown in this pre-sunrise picture. Tomorrow, Venus reenters the sign of Pisces, which she left about a month ago. Since March 9th, Venus has been receiving a… Continue reading Venus Retrograde in Pisces
With Venus moving backward in the evening sky, I’ve had all that she stands for on my mind. This is my third attempt at writing something for the occasion. This time, I feel emotionally inspired, rather than intellectually inspired. One quality...category...subject...or context that is Astrologically associated with Venus is Value. Venus rules Taurus and rules… Continue reading Value
In yesterday’s post (Venus and Mars; Dogs and Cats), I discussed the Venus-Mars conjunction. A conjunction occurs when two (or more) planets appear next to each other in the sky from our vantage. They needn’t be anywhere near each other in reality. For example, Venus is still quite close to earth. She just overtook us… Continue reading Virgo Pisces Opposition
Once each year, the Earth passes directly between the two most gravitational bodies in our solar system: the sun and Jupiter. This happens today just past high noon Central Standard Time. Given the time of the occurrence, the opposition between these massive bodies occurs along the vertical axis of the chart. In my opinion, the… Continue reading Holding Back the Sea
The four planets that are easiest to see in the sky are Venus, Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn. In the past month, Venus swept past Jupiter visible in the morning sky, and Mars crept past Saturn viewable in the evening sky. Right now, I am staying with friends in Southern California in a beautiful house with… Continue reading Go Long!