A comprehensive breakdown of the astrology of April 2018. April is quite a significant month: Saturn and Pluto both go retrograde for the same period of time, Chiron changes signs, Mars ignites Pluto as they form a conjunction in Capricorn, and the month culminates in a Scorpio full moon. Join me as I take you through April’s energetic unfoldment – in astrological terms. We look at the personal psychological and collective significance of April’s transits.
An account of Saturn and Pluto retrograde, in the context of other major transits. Key themes and lessons for the collective.
In this video I discuss the meaning of Jupiter transits in natal astrology. Whenever Jupiter changes signs, astrologers tend to foresee good news for those with major placements in the sign that Jupiter has entered. The premise is that Jupiter in the signs brings the fulfillment of expansive, abundant, and lucky potentials.
Though Jupiter transits promise expansion, these transits often demand that we let go or give up something, that we leave our old limits behind, and this can be something that takes a while for the conscious mind to adjust to. Jupiterian expansion takes us in the direction our soul wants us to go in, and they demand that we leave behind our old sense of possibilities and potentials – which we may have become very attached to.
Approaching the new moon in Pisces on Saturday, March 17. The Sun and Moon join Chiron in Pisces. Sun-Moon squares Mars and trines Jupiter.
For the last few weeks we have been under the influence of a strong Pisces signature. The Virgo moon at the beginning of the month had a strong Pisces subtone, with its ruler, Mercury, in Pisces. The Sun and Neptune, both in Pisces, opposed the full Moon.
We spoke back then of that Virgo full moon, representing the collective mood, being motivated to fix and solve problems out of deep feelings of dissatisfaction, hurt, sadness, loss and wounding. We spoke about this in relation to the latest school shootings/resurgence of gun-control discourse in the United States.
This new moon in Pisces invites us into a fresh new understanding. Joining up with Chiron and trining Jupiter in Scorpio, the new moon asks us to reflect on Chiron’s message: wounds, hurt, sadness and loss (Pisces-Scorpio) are the KEYS TO HIGHER SPIRITUAL CONSCIOUSNESS (Pisces).
March 2018: another long month, much like January – with so much going on, including a full Moon in Virgo on March 1, and culminating in a blue moon on the the 31st.
In this video I outline the astrological/energetic unfoldment and profile of the month, looking at at all the significant highlights: two full moons, Jupiter retrograde in Scorpio, Mercury retrograde in Aries, important ingresses and peaks of energy by aspect.
Approaching the full moon in Virgo on Thursday, March 1 – Mercury joins Venus in Pisces and trines Jupiter in Scorpio. The Sun joins Neptune in Pisces.
With the full moon in Virgo, the collective mood is more attuned to what needs fixing. The collective mood is plugged in to the very Virgoan need to identify a problem, and apply mental energy to fixing it.
This full moon is opposite the Sun and Neptune in Pisces; we also have Mercury, governing this Virgo moon, sitting in Pisces. The Pisces – Virgo tension: Virgo wants to get down to the immediate business of improving things on the physical plane. Pisces, however, is not so attuned to fixing physical, mundane reality in the same way.
As an astrological counselor, with astrology as a central part of my therapeutic work with clients, I have more than a few perspectives to share on how to approach natal astrology, and perspectives on the practice of astrology. In this astrology tutorial of sorts, I share my thoughts on:
– Understanding a natal chart. What is a natal chart? The natal chart is central to any astrologer’s practice, but what is it really?
– How astrology works: soul centered astrology/evolutionary astrology. What astrology has to do with the evolutionary development of the soul, and how transits and progressions in astrology show us our developmental tasks.
– How to read an astrology chart. Why, in my view, there is no such thing as a complete birth chart reading.
– How to be a good astrologer. Why this involves dialogue with a client, and how dialogue distinguishes therapeutic astrology and counseling astrology from other kinds of astrology.
– How to interpret transits in astrology, and not fall into the trap of making certain assumptions. Why it is crucial to proceed from someone’s inner, not outer, experience when interpreting a birth chart.
– A sensible and empowering approach to astrology predictions.
In this video I take you through the energetic unfoldment of February 2018, and major astrological highlights of the month.
We examine how the energy from December and January flows into February, we look at the lunar eclipse/Leo full moon of January 31, and how it connects to its counterpart: the solar eclipse/new moon in Aquarius on February 15. We also take stock of the big Pisces line up, and so much more.
A reading focused on the higher evolutionary imperatives of the Jupiter in Scorpio cycle (October 2017 to November 2018). We examine the role that the transit of Jupiter through Scorpio is playing in the process of planetary consciousness shift and global spiritual awakening.
Happy new year to you, and all the very best for 2018.
In this video I walk you through the astrological-energetic currents of January 2018 – what we are encountering as we begin the year. January is a LONG month, and there is so much going on in January 2018, including two full moons and a lunar eclipse, so I break it down for you to get a comprehensive big picture view, contextualizing January’s unfoldment in light of the astrological shifts that occurred in 2017.