The Full Moon on 2nd July in the serious, ambitious sign of Capricorn has the flavour of the 4th-10th house axis (Cancer-Capricorn), the intimate versus the public, home versus work/career, fluidity versus rigidity etc.
Raven Kaldera in his book “Moon Phase Astrology” calls this moon the “Grandmother’s Moon”. The Grandmother is the head of her family, clan or tribe and she rules all blood relatives and cares for them intensely.
Under this Moon we may feel older, wiser and a little more rigid, it’s the destiny of Capricorn to embody maturity and this Full Moon is the archetype of [...]
On June 25th Mars, the warrior, the womanizer, the risk taker, the argumentative one, the impatient, enters the sign of Cancer, the sign of emotions, the most romantic of the whole zodiac, the sensitive one. How the heck can Mars feel at home here? In fact, Cancer is the sign of fall for the planet Mars, where he least feels welcome.
Oh, certainly, there may be some good things we can say about Mars’ stay in Cancer. He becomes imaginative and creative pursuing interests independently and ambitiously, but not directly. After all Mars is the ruler of the Cardinal sign Aries and Cancer is [...]
On Tuesday June 16th there will be a New Moon at 25°07’ of Gemini, it will take place at 14.30 GMT.
According to Raven Kaldera in his book “Moon Phase Astrology”, the New Moon in Gemini is known as “the little brother’s Moon” he describes this Moon as “a nervous Moon under which concentration can be difficult”. So this maybe a good time to socialize with friends rather than work late in the office. This New Moon occurs in a sign that is ruled by Mercury (now travelling direct after its second retrograde period of this year) and he is also in the sign of Gemini at this time.
In the previous three “Back to Basics” articles we discussed planets (the who or the actor), signs (the how or the costume) and houses (the where or the scene). Planets in the natal chart usually make some kind of aspect to other planets or angles in the chart (there are some people who have one or even more planets that do not make major aspects to other planets/angles in their chart and these no-major-aspect planets are known as Singletons but we can talk about these in one of our next Back to Basics articles).
The zodiac wheel is divided into 360° degrees, each of the twelve zodiacal [...]