July 29 – Sep 14, 2021 With Mars in Leo since early June, we are becoming ever stronger in the heart and more independent. We are vastly improving our relationship with ourselves. We are more confident, decisive, straightforward, honest. Leo times are also silly, generous, and enthusiastic. We hold our loved ones close and excitedly tell
artist: Helo Birdie July 21 – Aug 15, 2021 Venus: goddess of art, romance, pleasure, and beauty. Venus transits shape the heart. With Venus in Virgo, the heart steps into service mode. Virgo is a steadfast, devoted goddess, if not a bit mechanical or robotic. Virgos are certainly not known for being emotionally effusive, though they
artist: Ikegami Yoriyuki Thursday, June 17 at 8.54pm PST The waning Gemini sun squares the waxing moon in Virgo. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk, and set at midnight in all time zones. At the first quarter, we decide what to carry forward from the new moon into the rest of the lunar cycle.
Saturday, Feb 27 at 12:19am PDT The February full moon is called the Snow Moon. The moon will rise at sunset, peak at midnight and set at sunrise all over the world, no matter your time zone. Sun and moon oppose one another in starry-eyed Pisces and analytical Virgo. These archetypes narrate dreams vs. reality. Pisces rules fantasy and intoxication; Virgo
artist: Dima Yastronaut Monday, Dec 7 at 4.37pm PDT At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn, and sets at noon all over the world, no matter your time zone. For this phase, the analytical moon in Virgo squares the enthusiastic sun in Sagittarius. The moon initially moves into Virgo on Dec 6, the day
Thursday, Sep 17 at 4.00am PDT This month the moon and sun root together in Virgo. This is the last moon phase of the Virgo solar cycle. On Sep 23, the moon enters Capricorn for the first quarter moon phase of the Libra solar cycle. New moons are new beginnings. It’s time to examine our work, the people with whom we work, and
Aug 22 – Sep 22 (Fall Equinox), 2020 Your sun sign is just one planet in your star soup. Contact me for a natal chart reading to learn more! Happy birthday Virgos! Gut-deep in the astrological year, we arrive at Virgo, goddess of harvest. Her mythological sisters are Demeter and Persephone. Virgo shows us how to gain
Aug 19 – Sep 5, 2020 Mercury rules travel, communication, and the mind. With magical caduceus in hand, soothsayer Mercury leads newly departed souls from the lower to the upper worlds. Mercury transits are super short, just two weeks. It is Mercury who really catalyzes each zodiac cycle. I think Mercury is more influential even than
Artist: Daria Hlazatova Monday, Mar 9 at 10.48am PST This full moon is the first of three supermoons in 2020, all happening one right after the other. The closest and largest one is next month in April. A supermoon can be a full moon or new moon, occurring when the moon is at perigee or
Wednesday, June 20 at 3.52am PST The Sun in Gemini squares the moon in Virgo again – we just had a quarter moon in Virgo on May 21. Reflect on this day to learn what themes are returning. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk and set at midnight. This is an incredibly busy,
Mercury in Leo: July 5 – 25 Mercury in Virgo: July 25 – Aug 12 Mercury Retrograde in Virgo: Aug 12 – Aug 31 Mercury Retrograde in Leo: Aug 31 – Sep 6 Mercury in Leo: Sep 6 – 9 Mercury in Virgo: Sep 9 – 29 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards
Thursday, September 1 at 5.04am EST Click here to learn about the Moon. Click here to learn about Virgo. Remember the Supermoon Solar Eclipse in Pisces earlier this spring? We’ve arrived at the next major turning point in a series of Virgo-Pisces eclipses rising from March 2015, culminating in February 2017. The Virgo season begins
Jan 7 – May 9, 2016 Jupiter is retrograde approximately 4 months out of the year. To be very clear, planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this
Jupiter transits Virgo from August 11, 2015 to September 9, 2016 Click here to learn about Jupiter. Click here to learn about Virgo. Jupiter transits have a profound impact on the arc of human life from year to year. Since last summer 2014, Jupiter transited Leo. Whenever Jupiter transits a fixed sign, life is rough around
Venus turns retrograde in Virgo from July 25 – 31 and then in Leo from July 31 – Sep 6 Click here to learn about Venus. Click here to learn about Virgo. To be very clear, planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth.