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Power and Surrender – Friday’s Lunar Eclipse in Aries

Friday’s Lunar Eclipse is a super-charged Full Moon – lots of emotional energy, a cooker pressure kind of feeling, and the contents of the subconscious rising into awareness (hello, shadow material). This energy has been building since the power-packed Libra … Continue reading

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Return to the Wisdom of Your Heart – Jupiter Enters Cancer as Mercury Turns Retrograde (in Cancer)

Anyone else enjoying a Mercury station hangover? My head feels all cottony, words are barely accessible, and I keep forgetting the brilliant idea I just had a moment ago. Mercury – planet of the mind, perception and communication – turned … Continue reading

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A Need for Quiet – Neptune Stations Retrograde at the Gemini New Moon

If we were not so single-minded about keeping our lives moving, and for once could do nothing, perhaps a huge silence might interrupt this sadness of never understanding ourselves and of threatening ourselves with death. – Pablo Neruda, from “Keeping … Continue reading

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Own Your Body, Love the Earth – Thursday’s Solar Eclipse in Taurus

The first Eclipse in this Spring’s trio, the uber-intense Scorpio Lunar Eclipse on April 25, triggered core survival fears, ripe for healing and transformation. Now we’re approaching the second – a Taurus Solar Eclipse on Thursday (5:29 pm PDT), a … Continue reading

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Into the Fire – Approaching the Spring Equinox

Waking up out of the deep and dreamy waters of Pisces-land, we’re entering the season of Fire. The Sun moves into Aries on Wednesday (4:02 am PDT), signaling Spring Equinox (Fall in the Southern Hemisphere). The day and night are … Continue reading

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Return to Essence – Mercury Turns Retrograde in Pisces

“The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.” – Carolyn Myss Mercury turns Retrograde on Saturday (1:41 am PST) – are you feeling it? Confusion, miscommunications, technical glitches, unexpected delays, a … Continue reading

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Back to the Future – Entering the Mercury Retrograde Shadow at the Aquarius New Moon

We’re in the season of quickening, when the light is noticeably returning and what’s been dormant is ready to reawaken. Yesterday was Imbolc, the traditional Cross-Quarter holy day that marks the halfway point between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox – … Continue reading

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Re-Electing Your Authority – Mercury Turns Retrograde on Election Day

Mercury turns Retrograde today (3:04 pm Pacific), a planetary event associated with technical malfunctions, miscommunication and confusion – and, for the first time in U.S. history, coinciding with a presidential election. Already, due to Hurricane Sandy and various shenanigans, there … Continue reading

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Meeting the Mystery – The Sun Conjoins with Saturn in Scorpio

The Scorpio season – October 22 to November 21 – calls us into the darkness and depths, for the purpose of regeneration, healing and magic. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, the days are growing noticeably shorter, leaves are falling from … Continue reading

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Reawakening Desire and Strengthening the Heart – Uranus and Mercury Turn Retrograde

Confusion? Chaos? Miscommunications, mental anxiety, missing voicemails and mysterious computer glitches (or is that just my life)? Uranus and Mercury are preparing to turn Retrograde, on Friday and Saturday respectively, and their near-simultaneous stations seem to be strengthening each other’s … Continue reading

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