Venus, the planet of values (what WE value and desire), love and finances, entered the sign of Aries on the 4th of February this year. Venus usually spends approximately 37 days in each sign but due to its 42-day retrograde period it will actually remain in Aries only until the 2nd of April (retrograding from 13°07’ Aries) before re-entering the sign of Pisces and stationing direct on the 14th of April at 26°55’.
Venus has been very bright in the early night sky during mid-February, she begins her retrograde period as an evening star and ends the retrograde period as a morning star. [...]
The next 15 days or so could bring sudden and expected happenings into our lives regarding the matters of the house axis involved and particularly if you have any planets and/or angles between 20-24° of the Cardinal signs (Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn). It’s a very volatile and explosive energy that we have to deal with so let’s hear your stories folks!!
February 26th Mars conjunct Uranus at 21°58’ Aries
February 27th Mars opposite Jupiter retrograde at 22°26’ (Aries-Libra)
March 1st Uranus opposite Jupiter retrograde at 22°09’ [...]
It’s all about seeing things as they really are.
There will be a New Moon and an annular Solar Eclipse on the 26th of February at 8°12’ Pisces, a mutable, Water sign ruled by Neptune (modern) and Jupiter (traditional).
New Moons are notoriously the best moment to set fresh intentions for the month ahead. This one falls on the 12th-6th house axis (Pisces-Virgo) in traditional astrology so themes such as chaos vs order, compassion vs criticism and wholeness vs perfection come to mind.
Raven Kaldera in his book “Moon Phase Astrology” calls this new Moon
the “Dreamer’s [...]
…..a little drama or a lot of excitement?
The first Lunar Eclipse of 2017 will take place at 22°28’ in the fiery sign of Leo.
The last lunar eclipse* around this degree was at 21° Leo on February 9th 2009
What was happening in your life then?
Whilst Solar eclipses manifest as external events in our lives, Lunar eclipses indicate more intimate, emotional changes which could of course still manifest as external events if the brooding that accompanies our innermost vicissitudes causes changes to our behaviour at an individual level. Such events are in fact brought about by [...]