Archives for Evolutionary Astrology

Lillith Moves into Aquarius

Lillith is an enigmatic spot on the orbit of the Moon that is often overlooked by astrologers. Named for the rebellious “anti-Eve” woman of pre-Biblical times, Lillith shows where we wish to kick off the chains of society and be our own person. She is the original “Nasty Woman.” With this move into Aquarius, she stirs our deepest desire to form new allies and work for the collective good. This isn’t an easy shift – Lillith is one tough task master and she is coming up against the warrior energy of a retrograded Mars. Don’t be surprised to see some
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A Great Time to Think and Assess Words: Past and Future.

Did you feel the energy of the wonderful blood Moon lunar eclipse? I did – it really did something to my Pisces Moon and I felt a deepening of awareness into who I am and SHOULD be! So now we have time to contemplate the Moon and Mercury because that fast mover has just retrograded in the hot sign of Leo. When we couple this with already retrograded Mercury and that Aquarian Moon, the best advice I can give is to think not only before you speak but think about words in past that may have been injudicious. It is
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The “Blood Lunar Eclipse” – July 27 – Find Your Inner Aquarius

Those of you who have been with me a long time know that I hate astrological hyperbole. I despise people who write about semi-sextiles and quincunxes and all of this nonsense instead of just using normal words everyone can understand. So you know that I am not too thrilled with all of the hype about the blood lunar eclipse. First, during all lunar eclipses the Moon appears to turn red. The Moon has no light of its own and just reflects the Sun. When the Earth comes between the Sun and the Moon it cuts off the “white” light of
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Not An Easy Summer-

This is a summer of major planet retrogrades. Saturn and Pluto are retrograded in stern Saturn. In addition, Vesta, the asteroid ruler of Saturn’s fellow Earth sign of Virgo, is closely behind them retrograded in Sagittarius.  If you think this will be an easy, lazy summer the universe thinks otherwise. Pluto will be churning ever downward in almost a frenzied desire to root out the secrets of the rich and powerful. I can see Saturn metaphorically standing by with his ruler ready to slap the hands of those who have gone beyond the rules. It is indeed a day of
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Mars Retrogrades Today

Mars goes retrograde today and stays there until August 27. It will be mostly in the sign of Aquarius but will retrograde back to Capricorn for a short stay. Mars is the planet of action and motivation, so when in retrograde expect things to slow down and in many cases it feels as though we are walking through water. Even when we want to charge forward, something is pulling us back, making it harder to reach goals. This is not always a bad thing. While frustrating, it can also give us a necessary pause. Are we charging off in the
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The Mars/Venus Dance on the Solstice

This was written by my friend and mentor Adam Gainsburg of Soulsign Astrology (www.soulsign.com.) It is such a beautiful description of the Mars/Venus dance this June solstice that I am copying in total. Enjoy   Joan Mars and Venus will be very close to an exact opposition on Summer/Winter Solstice in June (for northern and southern hemisphere people respectively) while also on the nodes of the Moon. They will also be close to their maximum brightness in our skies. Mars will rise while the Sun is setting and thus be MidnightStar, visible and brightest for the entire night. Venus will
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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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