Archives for Joan Porte

Sagittarius Full Moon Next Week – Do We Make More Calls Before a Full Moon?

A 2000 British Telecommunications study reported in the “Financial Times of London”  stated that there are ten percent more  phone calls in the days leading up to a full Moon. I have no idea why they would be interested in such a statistic nor do I totally believe it. However, it might be the case before the Moon goes full in Sagittarius! They do love to hold forth. When the Sun and Moon are on the “communication axis” of Gemini and Sagittarius – the phone lines should burn up. However, since they are both squaring confusing Neptune be sure that
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Uranus Meet Taurus – Hope for the Planet?

  Uranus moves in Taurus today. This is not a comfortable position for Uranus because it can feel boxed in by grounded, earthy Taurus. That is not a good sensation for our most rebellious and irreverent planet. However, the combination of Urania innovation and Taurean dedication to the Earth and all things stable and strong can bode well for both climate change and infrastructure change. Perhaps we can finally get out of neutral on these dire issues and get something done! This placement can also assist us in looking at new food sources. Uranus loves to live in the future
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Sun and Moon Square This Week

If you are feeling a little bit out of sorts or a bit emotionally frayed, blame it on the Sun and Moon/Jupiter square this week. The Moon is already in unsettle Aquarius today. Aquarius has many fine qualities but calm reflection is not one of them – neither is a desire to sit still. This is a sign that always looks forward. The Moon finds its time in this sign as less than comforting. Now the poor Moon hits square to a very stubborn Taurus Sun AND Jupiter in another fixed sign, Scorpio. It is like your emotions are churning
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Don’t Discount the Moon

Most astrologers don’t pay enough time exploring the Moon. It moves so fast that it often gets lost in the shuffle of the dynamos like Jupiter and Pluto. However, this little speed demon does influence our moods. Today and tomorrow the Moon will be finishing a trip through Scorpio. Having a Scorpio Sun, I can feel the “spookiness” of Scorpio – I feel a bit paranoid – looking for a shoe some shoe that must be dropping someplace. The same can be said for someone with a Scorpio Moon or Scorpio rising – the extra dose of Scorpio on our
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Get Comfortable with Scorpio/Pluto and Change

I have been riffing a lot on Pluto and his relentless desire for change. Now is the time to use that energy to suit your needs and the change you want to make in your life. April 29, 2018 6 PM Pacific, 9 PM Eastern time will be the height of a Scorpio Full Moon. This one will really pack a punch because of the simultaneous conjunction between Mars and Pluto, the traditional and modern rulers of Scorpio. A Mars/Pluto conjunction at any time is a powerful combination of the warrior and the changer – it is almost as though
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More on Pluto – in Your Chart and as a Generational Planet

I was again honored to do a class for EA Zoom – on the effects of Pluto both in your chart and on entire generations –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URUOAieyWmM Pluto is tough one – he demands change and doesn’t care how far you have to dig to get rid of unwanted habits. However, there is no greater growth agent in the Universe. I hope you will tune in!  
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Presidents: North Node vs South Node Is Trump following his North Node? Did George Washington?

This is what I explore in my article recently published at the incredible Soulsign.com – the website of my mentor and master Astrologer, Adam Gainsburg. I explore the charts of Donald Trump and George Washington to see if either man achieved or is achieving his North Node goals. Find out my answer here: http://www.soulsign.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Joan%20Porte%20article%20final.pdf
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Are You Ready for the Chiron Aries Challenge?

In our charts Chiron indicates a deep wound that haunts us. Chiron produces sensations of disjointedness and a disconnection. When Chiron moves into Aries on April 17 be prepared to face issues of your basic vitality and direction. Aries is the first sign of the zodiac and has domain over our personality, drive, ambition and aggression. When the “master of pain and uncertainty” arrives there you can imagine the internal turmoil he can bring. Look for concerns around: Self direction Life planning Anger suppression General vitality. Of course, this will bother those with Chiron in Aries or its opposite sign
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My Nodal Presentation – EA ZOOM

It was a honor to receive an invitation to make a presentation with the Evolutionary Astrology group.  If you want to know how each of the North and South Nodes manifest in houses and signs please tune in!  It was fun and I my Pluto presentation will be on April 5 – more on that later!!!    
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Mars with Saturn and Pluto In Capricorn – Anger Mangement?

On March 17, Mars joins Pluto and Saturn in Capricorn. Like his fellow travelers, Mars enjoys the ride through this constellation. Mar loves aggressive direct action and Capricorn enjoys organization and direct action. The good part is that Capricorn will hold back some of the more risky Mars behavior. Mars wants to lash out and act regardless of consequences. Capricorn is more the village elder informing Mars with common sense calming energy. Mars will march through Capricorn for most of the year and will retrograde back at the end of the year. Evaluate where you may be too angry, where
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