Friday, May 12, 2017

The Webs of the Scorpio Full Moon conjunct Asteroid Arachne

May 10th Scorpio Full Moon conjunct Asteroid Arachne
two week influence

Caught in a web or ripping ourselves from one?

Full Moon in Scorpio = an ending, release, loss. Choice or Force.

The "Cosmic Cleanse".

Intense Emotion. Dark. Hidden. Subtext. Covert. Maybe evil is made obvious.
Full Moon = revelation, illumination. Moonlight can color things. With bias and emotion.
Don't let emotions overwhelm you. Don't make it so black or white you become ruthless.
Scorched Earth policy. Nuke. Utter destruction. Worth it? 

Crimes of Passion.

What isn't right or isn't working? We shall see. Choice either to REMOVE THE CANCER FROM YOUR LIFE or CONTINUE TO LET IT DRAIN & DESTROY YOU. Tell it to keep its grubby hands off of you.! This is the Screw You Full Moon of 2017. You still have time to show the Universe what you're truly ready to "Say No" to, and gain the cosmic backing to do just that.

You can overcome many demons under this Moon, so don't waste a chance to at least make some sort of mental prayer within on what you no longer want to haunt you. This is a Major Turning Point.

Think deeply, breathe deeper and be willing to let go of something completely, utterly, totally and finally.. And perhaps a rebirth will see its return. If not, your Soul Path involves something entirely different, and altogether Better.

Sextile Pluto, we have the structures in place to aid us in this. All cleansing and detoxing are aided.

Asteroid Arachne is involved in this one - her themes? Trickery. Seduction. Building something. Intricate details. A lurking menace aka black widow. Trapped?  In something sticky?

Shady (and shaded) goings-on this month...

Drama - intense flavor of public events, more extreme that usual. People go off the deep end more easily. Long bubbling emotional issues come bursting forth like volcanos once dormant.

Things are NOT what they seem right now.

Tap into psychic power. Scorpio Moons are great for depth soul work and intuitive insight. 
Clean up your outsides, and your insides too. Sweep. Dust. It's symbolic of cleansing and is a meditation unto itself. 

ruthless removals - this is the time when people may cut each other off in extreme ways, that may or may not stick. But often we are so hungry for complete change we can start sabotaging our lives 'as they are'. Make sure all your actions have your full backing and avoid making emotional decisions in the Moment that are not coolly thought out.

trash collecting - gather up what you no longer and toss it. Refuse to go back through old rubbish for things that you could really do without. 

emotional eruption - as mentioned earlier - extreme reactions. Be aware. Stay chill.

life/death etc - things may or not be this serious. But this Full Moon waning period definitely has a darker and more serious tone to it. If you find yourself faced with serious life or death issues, trust that you have survival programmed into you and you shall pass through all fires unscathed and ready to tell the rest of us about it. From one who knows!

Enjoy passion again, don't be afraid of anything besides Fear itself. And sometimes going all the way one direction is the ultimate impetus to fire the other in the hopes of finding wisdom somewhere along the way.

After the darkness always comes dawn. Remember this now.

May all Beings free themselves from anything depleting.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Impatience, Impulsiveness, Mental Illness, Thinking Traps and Speeding

Impatience, Impulsiveness, Mental Illness, Thinking Traps and "Speeding"...

Mercury is How we think, What we Think about and thus our Personal Perception of the world.
Steer differently with your mind, says Mercury Retrograde. (This one ends on May 3rd). Another chance to nip Faulty Thinking and repair Screwy Wiring, in the programs we run in our heads.

One theory I find interesting is that when a planet if Retrograde, it could be expressing through the secondary ruler. Mercury expresses through Gemini ways. Seeking and translating and transferring things or info. When retro, (inverted) Mercury thus expresses through Virgo, it's secondary ruler. So suddenly information is processed differently, more methodically, more critically, with more discernment. [Venus would  express through Taurus means (appreciating, enjoying) while retro, she would express through Libra means (evaluating relationships)]. 

Mercury Retrograde is now in Aries.

That was quick. Yesterday's news is already old. What I posted about Taurus themes, has shifted. It's still about self-worth, since we began this Retrograde in Taurus, but it's now about our very personal spheres: who we are and what we want. We're about to take things highly personal again, for good reason.

Mercury has retreated back into Aries, so it's worth a read of this FB post on the curses of Mercury in Aries from last year, so you're forewarned and (dare I say it) forearmed...

March 30 2016: Mercury in Aries

Mercury is now in Aries. People talk faster. People listen slower. The pitter-patter of waiting & tired feet is obvious at checkout lines. Listen for people sighing more (likely from annoyance), or they'll "huff and puff and [threaten to] blow your house down" (or at least throw you a few choice words). But it's mostly Hot Under The Collar pressure-relief. Mental agitation is common. But so too are *Great New Ideas* that come fast and furious and are gone just as quick be sure to act on them or note them down.

No more mental-wallowing in the waters of Pisces. Our minds and conversations are now turned fully towards: things we are angry about, swearing or telling someone off, getting something started, our energy - of lack thereof, ourselves (me, myself and I!), personal boundaries, MY stuff versus yours, speed (watch for red lights and tickets), childlike fun, games & sports and competition...

When your mind is irritated, angry or impatient you're likely to wind up bumping yourself. Instead, move swiftly (yet carefully lest you knock your head) on to something you CAN control/manage or handle... then go back to the troubling issue with Fresh Eyes...

The name of this post comes not from the news of Mercury Retrograde in Aries, at 29 degrees. But from angry Mars (Aries planet) now in Gemini (Mercury's sign) stirring up brain activity, turning up the cerebral testosterone and heating up minds and mouths. And...

The planet of War and Conflict is squared Humaniry's Lunar Nodes: Our cosmic slippery South - back, into the shadows of the unconscious past. Or forward, North bound, into the dawning light of a new way of being.

Mars square the nodes suggests an angry karmic jam, in which we may have to seemingly fight out way out (in Gemini it seems the war is in our heads). Action is called for (Mars is DOING). Our HEAD and our HANDS need to work together. Or else. No sitting stifling, for long. Sooner or later, minds are electrified into action when enough Mars frustration and trapped-desire-energy has built.

Right now, watch for Wars of Words. What is said, is attacked. How it was said. People bicker. Twitter is no doubt about to blow up again. In Gemini, could there be some duplicity and double-speak? You betcha. Two meanings to things said? Oh yeah.A lot unsaid, of course. Mars in Gemini is the reader and writer who rushes. The person ever-ready to explode and argue. People want to get the last word, even if it's not in their best interests.

Mars square the nodes is a choice to APPLY OUR MENTAL (Gemini) DESIRES (Mars) AND MENTAL (Gemini) ASSERTIVE FOCUS AND DRIVE (Mars) either TOWARDS USELESS PURSUITS  (south Node in Pisces) or TOWARDS PURPOSEFUL CONSTRUCTIVE SOLUTIONS to pressing problems (north node in Virgo).

The low side: 
wasteful wars. childish conflict. regretted words. Hasty ill-timed decisions.

The bright side: 
fast flow of info, multiple questions asked and answered, no more deliberations or delays, 
speedy decisions at last, mental dexterity.

Face it, we all have problems. The north node is in Virgo for us all. WE ALL HAVE TO WAKE UP AND CLEAN UP. We ALL have to repair or replace broken merchandise. Repair ourselves when we're sick.  Reach for a healthier, more sober way of living, without losing ourselves to emotional desolation or self-abandonment. All actions are now led first and foremost by choices first made in our minds. The current place of war. That's not a great thing. But drive and ambition to effect change in things that aren't working, is palpable. Frustration energizes our minds into deliberate action.

Even in war zones, healthy decisions and choices can be made and acted upon. Choosing to not act is still a choice, but you have to now weigh up non-action is keeping you stuck.

Mars in Gemini is a quick learner. This could really get you ahead now. Whatever is daunting to you, may not be as hard if you were forced to suddenly have to learn. So try a new skill. Push yourself, (mars) with some positive affirmations, held firmly in mind (Gemini). Better yet, write down your Desire and Read It Every Day. 

Mars-Gemini is the Powerful Force and Power of Words Written or Spoken.

Boredom (a dreaded Gemini downfall) leads to Mars aggression now. Not being heard. Not being listened to. Being ignored. Being beaten down by nasty words. Being made to look stupid.
Moving too fast. Be warned.

Caffeine, sugar, Adderall, crystal meth. "Speeding" in this article refers to the desire to increase the heart rate, to be amped up. It also relates to traffic tickets and being pulled over. Wanting to speed up is a very common choice for many, in a wearied world and still expected/pushed to hurry. What's better than apathy, boredom, depression for many? To be Driven. Ballsy. Aggressive. Pushy. Multiple projects. Lots on the go. Rushing from here to there. Competing. Conquering. Dominating. This is the alignment of Uppers, all behaviors, and drugs that increase testosterone and up the likelihood of frustration, anger, conflict, violence and overkill. That goes for too much sugar and caffeine too!

Look around. People are either playing games on their phones to dispell stress, or frantically pecking at keys in text message arguments. Please remember, to Slow Down and Breathe, right now. 

Sleight of hand. Mars in Gemini could be the "look over THERE while this more important thing I want you to miss goes on over here..." tactic used by all magicians, and many media outlets.

Stay curious, but retain the facts until you have a chance to hear the story again. Chances are high, there will be a discrepancy at play. Hard to spot when you're rushing. And that's part of the plan, for those trying to cause conflict as a deceitful distraction.

This is a MULTITASKER alignment, for better or worse. It's like one relentless ongoing Google Search. Useless facts, "about to's", bickering, waste of words, hot air or useful info. Contradictory details. A myriad of unrelated pieces of an incomplete jigsaw picture.

This period could agitate mental illness, as Mercury retro in Aries combined with Mars into Gemini speeds up the mind and the chances of agitation and anger are higher. Gemini is the inner tennis match between the hemispheres, ideas, options, opinions and perhaps moods and mindsets. We may all be lost to the demons of mental anguish and imbalance at certain times during this Cycle, experiencing a sort of cognitive dissonance, as we hold two thoughts at once, sometimes at complete odds with other. The love-hate, push-pull black and white of bi-polarity.  We may all feel a little unstable and changeable under these conditions, so the planets advise us to protect our minds by monitoring our desires and trapped energies so that we can re-direct them accordingly. When irritable, change your focus and your mindset follows. Don't spin your wheels or words. No need.

IS THE INFO USEFUL? Will this agitate my mind or help me to focus clearly on what I desire?
Ask these questions regularly as a check-in to avoid spinning mental wheels and draining your energies and efforts.


Is there a solution being offered or merely a new repackaging of the problem?

Always seek improvement, right now. However small. 

Prevailing energies are tricky. fickle. fidgety,, changeable. unstable. 

The practical way forward through the questions and questionable leads us to an ongoing choice: 

South to Pisces fading, or North to Virgo Improving. 

As always, our own Free Will. The Nodes are about to leave these signs, and the results will be shortly in, on how well we did with these Lessons.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

2nd week of Taurus Retrograde

Mercury Retrograde. Week 2. In Taurus.

The whole money thing is paramount. Are you getting what you're worth? Who owes who? Do you have enough cash for what you desire? The whole love thing. Do you feel appreciated? Are you enjoying yourself?

Who and what do you love and is it time to re-evaluate where you "spend" your affections? 

If possible, be realistic about your financial picture. But immediately get to work on rebuilding a stronger Appreciation/Gratitude/Abundance mind-set. 

Mercury Retograde in Taurus is the astrological chance to re-wire your brain in a more lucrative light.

This is the procrastinator Mercury Retrograde. Hard to gain traction sometimes. Other times we are deep in mud, spinning our wheels because what else are you going to do? Stubborn refusals to give up on something stupid. Stubborn refusals to hang on, when things are just about to blossom. Taurus energy slows to a crawl for a very good reason now: we are afforded a chance to slow down long enough to e-evaluate all choices as Sensible or Silly?

Taurus is common sense personified, so Mercury retracking here helps give us a sense of extra time (an illusion that nonetheless feels real) so that we can see for ourselves the Real Time evidence of what is worthwhile and what is a waste.

Sensible or Silly? Worthwhile or waste?

Minds aren't at peace, they rarely are under any retrograde. While some people dive under beds seeking quarters for laundry, others may be adding up their sum totals and pleasantly surprised. Taurus is feast or famine. Plenty or lack. Mercury wants us to root out the corners of our psyche where don't yet feel we are worth being recipients of something worthwhile.

Try the Abundance Meditation at my book website:  under CYCLE 2.

Find the small pleasures, the ones that cost nothing. Dwell there. When stressed, seek a calm mental state, encouraged by the tuning out of Present Time Noise and Doingness and into an inner state of Quiet Beingness.

Peace is always present.
 We just need to be also, to feel it.

Get sober. Get serious. Get stubborn. Get Security-Conscious. Get appreciating. Get soothing. Get Positive and Pro-active.

Time will reveal so much more, by the Retrograde end - in the weeks following May 3. 'Til then, hold out on any firm and final financial or relationship decisions.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Aries New Moon

This is it. Time to stopping looking back. So much lies around us, right here right now TODAY. In this Moment. And on the road ahead. Too much that could be missed, without the correct focus and direction. This is the Keep Moving Forward New Moon of 2017. Whatever water has passed under the bridge is South-Node-swampy and deceivingly deep or shallow, Neptune-style and we'd all be wise to rethink retracing any steps that one led dangerously close to the edge, or that once before pulled us under.

Aries battles are often to preserve a sense of self that was lost, forgotten, denied, repressed or abandoned in the previous sign, Pisces. The fight to reignite a strong sense of Self is at hand. This is the Start of ALL the cycles. Solar Cycle 1, if you're following my book. A cosmic call to turn the page and March Bravely on, no matter what.

Bravery will be needed, as always when carving new paths, where none currently lie. We all face the excitement and anxiety of mapping out new terrain, with new mindsets, new actions, new beliefs and new feelings.

This isn't the week to sink into boredom. Find where *Aries is in your chart and which Cycle/House this falls in. Repaint this area of your life. Bring in new vibes. Actively seek new doors of opportunity. Build them, if there are none.

Aries New Moons often get us hot, pressing buttons and stepping on toes, so that we will draw our own boundaries and borders to define where we begin and where others end. Safeguard your personal space, this lunation and avoid unnecesary conflict from those spinning their wheels.

This New Moon coincides with larger forces at play on the cosmic world stage. Jupiter-Pluto are squared, and this is huge. Jupiter zaps Pluto, adding exaggeration to already dangerous or corrupt forces at work, in government, in hierachy, in rules and regimes, in systems and structures. Peopel get ballsy. People call others bluff. Points aren't just made, but highlighted in thick red and black permanent markets. Jupiter-Pluto is akin to nuclear power or unfathomable greed. Jupiter-Pluto calls into question Mafia, Unsavory characters, your local drug dealer. The glitz and glamour of the high life, with all the hidden undercurrents they entail.

Pluto meanwhile zaps Jupiter with a finality to add to its pompous hyperbole. Things get even bigger and potentially darker, if we don't know when to stop.  There's a sense with this alignment of Too Much of a Good Thing and Too Much of a Bad Thing. One thing is certain - things are going to get big, for better or worse. Probably both.

In our personal lives, the Jupiter-Pluto squares demands that we mine our own lives for poisonous roots, strangling relationships, manipulation on any level and underhand and dishonest alliances. This is the alignment people 'sell their souls' under, for the promises of something glamorous, something spectacular.

And indeed, huge wins are found under this alignment, but yes you guessed it. Massive losses too. Bankruptcy, for example.

Jupiter likes to gamble and Pluto goes ALL IN OR BUST. This alignment drives us all on, in various ways that are obsessive, fixated. This is the Psycho Stalker, who just won't stop. It's also the tenacity to walk through the battlefield unflinching to do what must be done.

Jupiter in Libra squares Pluto in Capricorn. Are the Others in our life, truly on our side and willing to champion us? Are we following dated models of living for the sake of conforming?

Massive Change is imminent again. This is one of those defining times in 2017, that leaves a mark. How we begin this year will not be how we end it.

This week, remember that nothing is ever the same, no moment, no experience. Despite outer appearances, everything has shifted. Let this knowledge and reminder release us all from becoming imprisoned in the old, even if it's just a mindset.

Keep seeking new doors, never tried pathways, try a new vantage point, vista and view. New possibilities find those willing to embrace the bold decisions to Try It and Find Out...

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Grounding Our Dreams: Sun squares Saturn


The Sun approaches a square to Saturn, and our egos (Sun) are tested (Saturn). All bright lights (Sun) are challenged (Saturn).

In Pisces, the Sun (ego) finds a confusing time, as things dissolve and what is solid seems to evaporate, as the Neptune tides continually erode the boundaries in place that seaprate.
Saturn is the planet of boundaries and divisions, so this is our challenge this week: to maintain our Vision, yet do the direct work to make it manifest.

Borders and Boundaries help us now in giving shape to the formless, structure to something ethereal.

Ground your ideas in structured actions now. Be sensible to offset any hazy magical-thinking.

Saturn in Sagittarius, as covered before, is a challenge of faith:

Can you believe something when there's no proof? Can you "keep the faith" when something or someone rains on your parade? Are you fearful to leap? Are you remaining adventurous and risk-taking within reason or recklessly?

These are the challenges this week - the continuation of the Fact V Fantasy theme, but zooming into our personal lives, this Sun-Saturn square is the Bright Light faced with the Wet Blanket. Do we work with current confines or bemoan our fates?

Authorities (Saturn) can rub us wrong and seem to block us, with a No, Red Tape, Delays, Frustrations, Refusals and other assorted negativities. Parents too. Our Bosses also. This week, how will you handle the rules issued from those above you? Remember that moods affect behavior, so try and fly under the radar Pisces-style, when faced with Sagittarius-flavored hyper-reactions.

So there will be depressing moments this week, and tests of our compassion and flexibility. Remain flexible and maintain an inner bright light optimism that refuses to dampen or dim no matter the terrain, weather, mindset or moment.

And try and STRETCH MORE - this will help physical and mental flexibility, which is needed more than ever right now. When things slow down or seize up, remember that all delays could play in our favor now, if you can Trust That Things Are Unfolding As They Should...

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Sadness, Synchronicity & Slowing Down

As if under cosmic cue, I lost 4 pages I'd written to you. Pisces Season is often about "letting go" one way or another.

Lot of sadness around, whether your own or others suffering. Comes with the astrological territory we are currently traversing. Hang in there. You're not alone! If things get overwhelming, seek a Safe Other to talk to. [I'm still available for chats and readings, email reports are still helpful reminders from your soul]. Find an outlet for feelings. Poetry. Sad music. Chill-out time. People's minds are seeking to RELEASE MENTAL RESISTANCE, by whatever means they can find. Be one of the smart ones who do so within healthy limits (not something traditionally associated with Pisces). Seek a mental release, but be sure to stay grounded. Mercury in Pisces is the cosmic call for us all to root out egoistic thinking and Merge With The Infinite Again. This is the time to bring back your meditation practice, the yoga, mindfulness. Turn Zen, and tune out mental noise.

Mars is now in Taurus. This helps with the grounding. A calm body aids a quiet, calm mind. Go to PHYSICAL COMFORT to tend to 'heavy-mental' emotional stress. 

Allow for extra sleep or some sleepless nights. Mercury in Pisces gives way to Aries this week by the 13th so expect then, minds to turn edgier, angrier, hotter - seeking speedy solutions, new information. Seek and You Shall Find, by the raw Power of Pursuit. We are more able to rewire our brains and carve new neural pathways inside, so that we may explore new pathways, outwardly.

As above, so below. As within so without....

Mercury in Pisces squares Saturn in Sagittarius. Prejudice is rife. What or Who is real, what's fake?

"Fake News" has always been around, we only now have a name for it. Where's the 'fakery' in your own life? 

Depression can set in when either our honesty isn't welcomed, or lies are preferred.  Expressing our feelings honestly is still one of the bravest things we can do this lifetime. What will you stand for and Stand Up For, when it comes down to it?

This Mercury-Saturn stress can be relieved by Remembering That Happiness is a Choice and that Optimism is too. No matter what situation we find ourselves in, we need to embrace both signs: Pisces kaleidoscope of feelings and sensations and Sagittarius' Bigger Picture & desire to magnify.

Magnified feelings help us create works of art, as our creativity grows. Magnified feelings also mean Amplified Grief as well as Amplified Ecstasy. These are the times: this week, Sag-Pisces energy is strong, so you need to find ways to Explore a New Adventure while Maintaining an Inspired Cosmic perspective. Look for Silver Linings in Storm Clouds: "Everything happens for a reason", for example. "It's the Journey that matters most". "Reach for a Better Feeling". "All is Well". "This too, shall pass". "Better Days Are Ahead". Being in the Right Place At the Right Time, despite how things make outwardly look. Trust. Believe. Expect.

These are choices we can all make.

Saturn in Sagittarius can bind us to locations - trapping us in certain times and places to learn specific lessons. Being Trapped, could be a theme that hides a truly cosmic and karmic purpose. We all face Judgment now, our own Judgments or from those thrown our way by those around us. We get to see where we are living narrowly, where Saturn in Scorpio may have quashed our adventurousness, our open-mindedness. We get to choose now to keep breaking the prisons of belief we may have stumbled in. Like planets, are we pulling towards (conjunct) others or away (opposition). Let's try to avoid having or Stories define us. 

We are still Real People, beneath the tales.

Find your freedom where you are.  Look for greater knowledge. Bookstores. Classes. Podcasts. Check out for truly Sag-Pisces experience no one else will get to have but you. Sometimes it's good to Pan Way Back, for a more Global Perspective.

Saturn in Sagittarius is the quest for the Truth, but it's also the wall that's built to keep the lies alive.
 The only way through the blocks is a greater understanding of how other people live. Pisces-Sagittarius is the ultimate alignment attuned to Compassion for Those (seemingly) Unlike Us. The guy next door from a different country. The girl at work who follows a different political party.  Our galactic cousins we're possibly yet to meet.

This week then: Soothe your Soul. Align with Others who have compassion enough to care, to listen, to try to understand. Do the same for others. Slow down and catch your breath, this is not a race but do allow new information to pull your mind's eye in new directions. It's Time! 

Friday, March 03, 2017

Big Bold Bids for Freedom: Mars/Uranus in Aries opposing Jupiter

Be bold but be careful....

Mars meets Uranus in Aries, with an exact opposition to Jupiter. BANG! What was that? Crash!! The market or a car? POW! Remember Batman, with the speech in air bubbles. It's All Action Now. Actions are exaggerated, too. People want their freedom and will go all out to get it. DO NOT GET IN MY WAY. Sudden flare-ups of temper. Yikes! Electric fryouts, ZAP! energetic. Stay in Your Lane/ Sheesh!  HUGE efforts with Huge Sudden Gain, but equally as stupendous Fails now. How do you ever know? Wat are you willing to go ALL OUT FOR? And is it wise and worth it? If so, by all means...

Bangs, Bruises, Cuts, Crashes, Impulsive Reactions, Fast Failures....this could get ugly. But it could also become really cool when we watch the progress made through personal courage and independent moves.

Lot of people freeing themselves from bondage. Across the board. In small and large ways. Watch the news. Watch your friends lives and look at your own story. It's going to be amazing. But some people won't go easily.

Sudden new decisions Changes of direction. Reversals. Sudden Revelations. Immediate Insight. Shocking personal choices. Fighting for Further Freedom. This is a personal and global aim.

Anyone being abused or oppressed will find a dawning era of freedom, and enlightenment. Things can't stay this way forever. This is a guarantee. Nothing Stays the Same, and these times will underscore this, speedier than ever.

Mars and Uranus is a sudden fad, a flash in the pan. Therefore it may not always prove to be a profitable or sensible idea - in the long run. But we can't know that yet. But it can also be the Uniquely Perfect idea, the leap of insight you needed to take the Initial Step to something new and improved. With one changed action. Mars/Uranus can be just the nudge we need to finally free ourselves to be ourselves. No more rules, chains, restrictions, limitations. No more confinement. No more oppression, depression and suppression. Mars in Uranus could be the Perfect Moment for An Idea Whose Time Has Come. That's pretty huge, right there. A single decision you make now could be the best and ballsiest thing you could ever do. Another Hero moment, in the making.

n Aries, we get angry when our freedoms are stifled. We get pissy. We turn violent. Verbal/emotional/physical/mental/spiritual/sexual, the list goes on. So these are the symptoms of our feelings of being powerless. Avoid them where you can, both outside and within. Jupiter is in Libra so hopefully, we can all keep our heads, to be civil.

Opposed by Jupiter, things can get big fast. Great for truthful news, not for forest fires or familiar arguments.  You never know WHAT you are going to ultimately get, with Uranus. Know this. There are no guarantees. Only brilliant ideas. And major flops. All sudden moves are under Uranus' domain. Jupiter does bring the added good luck, (being in the right place at the right time) and in Libra, we may be luckier teamed up than going solo, but this is an opposition. Jupiter in Libra wants it done with etiquette. The right way. Is that the PC way? What is the right way anymore? Aries wants it done Now, Today. No more discussion. Aries wants it ITS way, Libra demands a compromise. But Uranus is in the picture.  Things are always askew.

The Wild Card then could be our saving grace now, or our Thorn In The Side. You never know.

Feelings suck sometimes. I know many people born with lots of a Water in their chart who get tired of the overwhelm, the extra sensitivity. Anyone you know with lots of Cancer, Scorpio or Pisces in them? You know the type. I'm filled with water (and fire, thankfully) and I know the deep well of sensitivity and all that entails. The most profound psychic sensitivity. For better and often worse.

Right now, there's a huge amount of planet in Pisces, which always brings a lot of feelings to the surface. People are lost, vague, drifting and dreamy. Chasing fantasies. Lying. Losing themselves to addictive repetitive behaviors that bring no real gain. Feelings others pain.

Having emotions in a shut-down world can be devastating, and lonely. Cancerians are ever acute to emotional need and whether or not there's a lack of plenty of security and sustenance. Things that aren't given freely on this planet, at this time. Scorpios are ever acutely aware of possible danger and so are hyper aware of perceived threats, however slight. Pisces are tuned into the feelings of those around them, the sorrows of the world and Suffering in general.

The Moon/Neptune and Pluto would be the planetary signifiers to look for in the Charts for those who exhibit emotional tendencies and sensitivity if the signs themselves don't appear.

Until many years later, I finally realized I was an empath. A strong Neptune (massively debilitated some would say!) always tuned into undercurrents and slight shifts in the vibrations around. Aware of pain, able to feel what others felt and to feel their sorrow, their joy. To be able to understand. To know a lie, to hear the unspoken truth, to 'get it' without solid evidence or 'proof'.

Following our instincts now will be our ultimate salvation, if we can avoid the inner voices of fear.

The world is now divided, more strongly than ever, by those who are:

Emotionally available and reachable still (the Humans). Those who are hurting, but continue to reach for joy. Who want to see everyone happy because it just feels better. Those who retain their Human Empathy.

Emotionally shut down (the 'Robots': narcissists, psychopaths, sociopaths, etc)
Those who, for whatever reason, have succeeded in shutting down their feelings so that they can cause others harm (or themselves) and feel no remorse.

As we progress into 2017, we will see a further divide between the Emotionally Available (the humans) and the Emotionally shut down (the robots).  All we can do in our lives is continue to stand for Human Rights, Individual Freedom and thus Collective Freedoms and continue to find ways to free ourselves from any and all bondage, so that we can more fully BE ourselves...

Each time we do this, we take back the planet from the Robots and put it once more in the hands of The Humans Who Care...

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Saturn Predictions Made Manifest & Button Pushing (Leo Full Moon Eclipse)

Back in 2014 / 2015 I made some predictions based solely on Saturn's passage through Sagittarius. Since Saturn represents karma/restriction/limitation/the Law, it's manifestations are obvious, concrete and undeniable. For example:

When Saturn was:

In Gemini, the Twins: the Twin Towers fell.
In Taurus, the sign of the Bull and Farming: Mad 'Cow' disease dominated the news as UK farmland was bought by the government following mass animal slaughter.
In Cancer, the sign of 'Home' and Protection (and the United States itself)Homeland Security was established, in the US.
In Virgo, the sign of 'Health': Obama offered Obamacare.
In Scorpio, the Sex sign: new laws were implemented for pornographic websites.

Trump's recent decision to restrict (Saturn) travel & visas (Sagittarius), setting up checkpoints and talking of building a wall at the border, reflects yet more manifestations of the predictions I made when Saturn first entered Sagittarius, two years ago. 


Let's face it - life is about constantly changing scenery. If we respond to what happens today with yesterday's emotional maturity or tools, we may find ourselves inadequately equipped to deal with what actually lies before us. 

Each Full Moon - especally the Lunar Eclipses - tests our response-ability, as opposed to knee-jerk reactions. How did you fare? Are you responding to life's events? Or has the word !REACT! come up lately in your life? 

That's the full Lunar Eclipse & Full Moon in Leo, still echoing from Feb 10....

I myself reacted...recently, to a good friend categorically telling me something I know to be true from the extensive research I did was not true - years of research compared to an incredulous opinion, held firmly. Only, in this instance, the subject matter was something very personal to me. There's the rub, isn't it always? Full Moons and Lunar Eclipses have become notorious for pushing our buttons.

Personal opinion held fiercely and firmly and often without real evidence to back it up is bias. There's a lot of that going around, right now. We're all guilty at various times. Saturn in Sagittarius is all three - the rigid opinion, the bias and the direct personal experience / truth to validate it.

In all actuality, you could say I do not know with 100% certainty what I have extensively researched is true - because I wasn't there, it didn't happen to me - but when faced with those who hold a strong opinion (with next to no factual information to back it up), how would you feel? This sort of thing is going on everywhere.

Saturn in Sagittarius is kicking up, as promised and as predicted, a heck of a lot of truths, AND untruths - outright lies, massive exaggeration, hyperbolic statements, double speak, preaching, bias - all Sagittarius keywords. 

 Saturn is barriers and there's talk of Walls being built to keep difference cultures apart (Sagittarius). Sagittarius-themed freedom of movement has been restricted (Saturn) for certain races (Sagittarius). But then reading this, you already know that don't you. The truth and the manifestations are self-evident. For those willing to open their eyes and see.

But seeing things the way they really are is a bitter medicine we all must take, sooner or later. We got out the swamps of Saturn in Scorpio, but are we now rigid and jaded because of what we have been through, or are we Willing to be Open and Willing to be Honest; to live authentically?

It shows real strength and courage now to admit a lie. And even more courage to make amends for the damage caused by deceit.

Scorpio games have no place here, anymore. Authenticity demands a strict policy: We Walk what we Talk, we Practice what we Preach. These are the times, then, when we begin to see mass discrepancies between What People Promote and What TheyActually Do. So pay attention.

We each live under our own inner Judge and Jury, Defense and Prosecutor. Be careful who you point at, and what you blame them for, now.

Saturn in Sag says Live it and Thus Present It With Validity or Shut Up. But Saturn in Sagittarius is the person who THINKS they have the answer and those who KNOW they hold the truth..and both can be equally dangerous.

How can we be honest with each other and still get along?

Answer that with the practical experience and application of your own life.

If you have experienced heightened feelings of late or found yourself caught up in the theatrics and dramatics of life on planet earth, go easy on yourself. It's hard not to take things personally, it's difficult to "be in this world but not of it", and it's challenging to disengage from drama when you suddenly find yourself thrust into it. When our egos are engaged, it's hard not to fight on its behalf. But when there's nothing to prove, what then?

The Leo Full Moon Eclipse is the ideal time, however, to Follow Your Bliss, the find that which uplifts your heart and excites you. That which makes you feel alive and joyful. Instead of fighting anything or anyone, refocus back into a more playful, creative state

What can you create out of the chaos right now? What can you pluck from the air and download into reality?

If we remember that we can each hurt each other's feelings, or rather trigger each other's secret inner wounds without even knowing it, as long as there's a willingness to come back together in authenticity, Truth and Trust will grow stronger and it's in this form of intimacy where alliances are forged that nothing can defeat. Saturn in Sagittarius can be the commitment to live a certain way for the rest of your life and beyond

And you cannot stop Ideas whose time have come.

Get busy in the direction of your Truth, then In These Days to uphold the principles that you know to be The Right Thing, the Higher path. Stand behind Truth no matter what. Utter commitment. Daily integrity. Coupled with a childlike sense of innocence

and joy, to be in the current cosmic flow. It's not meant to be all Saturn-weight and serious somber songs.

This Full Moon is in Leo the proud and playful Lion. Each time you carve out Play Time this week, (self-expression time, silly time, laughter time, quality time) you offset aggression, frustration and ultimately minimize destructive drama...


Sunday, February 05, 2017

Enjoy Yourself: Venus in Aries

Enjoy Yourself

Venus (love, appreciation, enjoyment) is now in Aries (Selfhood).

This alignment (at play until June 6) facilitates the process of letting us all fall back in love with ourselves, as we are in this Moment. 

For the weeks ahead then, enjoy your own company. A movie, alone perhaps? A solo meal?
Celebrate your uniqueness and independence as you go about your days. Do the things that YOU like. Eat the foods you enjoy. Pursue the things that ignite a flame in your heartEnjoy, admire and appreciate the fact you have your own opinion, your own methods and your own style, no matter who surrounds you and what they themselves like to think or do.

Since no one else gets the privilege of being you, this lifetime, you get to be you.  So you may as well enjoy the job and thoroughly enjoy yourself in the process.

Impulsive reactions along with impulse purchases increase. We can't help but takes things personal, when our egos are so flagrantly on the line. The risk of pain is high, but that's where the sweetest pleasure is. Just ask any moth what it thinks of a flame. Flare-ups then, are to be expected when desires (Venus) heat up (Aries, first fire).

We want Instant Gratification but don't mind the Hunt, the Thrill, and the Chase. Hormones run higher now, thus pheromones too. Adrenalin pumps quicker, leading to people rushing more - notice more sirens, speeding, accidents, road rage, middle fingers, harsh words. Also, Love At First Sign is a fascinating hallmark of this alignment. Whether it's a trinket in a window that you just can't possibly live without, or the sexy someone you must have, caution is abandoned for plunging in head first, chasing what it is that we want. Love comes hot, heavy and fast but attractions may burn out too quickly,

Directness is the winner's strategy now. Flirting too. being upfront. Asking. Initiating. Get the ball rolling.

These are Aries attributes and with Venus the Goddess of Peace in the Sign of War, she has to step up her game to engage and actively attract that which she desires. The shy don't get far, under this astro-weather. But the daring do.  If Venus is manipulating, however, Aries energy could be skewed, using the tools of anger, aggression, urgency and pushiness to get what we want, at the expense of cooperation, potentially sabotaging the very relationships we want.

Enjoy standing up for yourself, but pick your battles. Expect people to come off as pushier, but hopefully with a smile that you can't resist giving in to. We may get bored quickly with what comes too easily, now.

We may even enjoy fighting, to various degrees, as we stake our claim, or our plot of land and defend it with all we've got. Mars, the warrior is also in Aries upping the selfishness that drives everyone to fulfil their own needs.

In the weeks ahead, it may be everyone for themselves, but that's not a bad thing. it simply is an opportunity to make your life more about you.

If you're enmeshed with demanding types, this is the week to take up more space. Stretching your hands wide and your legs (to make a large star shape)  has been proven to "up our personal confidence and posture" if we hold it for a few minutes before important events, or when we need to be bolder and more confident. Give it a shot this week, and let me know your results.

Give yourself dessert first. Play more. Fall in love with you You-As-You-Currently-Are, in the mirror, on the street, at work or amongst friends, even - or especially - when you're alone.
Unleashing childlike innocence allows for a playful energy that draws others nearer and lightens up their own inner boy or girl. 

Find ways to enjoy yourself, appreciate yourself and love yourself in better and healthier ways.

Who are you now? And what do you enjoy?

Be wary this week of the power of I AM - and only finish that sentence with strength and capability.

I am feeling nervous but I AM brave.
I don't feel like it but I AM going to.
No matter what anyone says or does, I AM _________

 Dare to enjoy and appreciate yourself, fully, without guilt obligation, shame or fear.

If you're going to Do it, Enjoy it.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Learning to Live Underwater

Every time you pick up trash or clean your surroundings, you evolve.
Every time you strive for improvement, however minor, things do get better.
Every time you learn something useful and apply it, you ascend.
Every time you release an attachment to something harmful, you blossom.
Every time you choose Calm over Chaos, things lighten.
Every time you clean up a mess, you grow.
Every time you release old emotional patterns or baggage, 
you unfold the agenda of your Soul.

Right now, with so many planets in Pisces, the final water sign and the very last sign of the zodiac (or the "one before the first") there are so many feelings surrounding us and within is, it's like learning how to live underwater. Panic sets in for controlling types since everything is changeable and in flux now. Go-with-the-flow types may actually find this season 'too much of a good thing' offering chances to dissipate, dissolve and deplete back into old, redundant, unhealthy and ultimately untenable ways. Everyone faces the moment-by-moment choice between venturing back to the twilight surreally sublime swamps of Illusion... or venturing up the many winding steps of Healthy Improvement.

We all hurt. And we're all healing.
We all suffer. But we can all help.

This Week, find something Helpful or Healthy that you're willing TO DO DAILY.

Guaranteed, it will keep you away from Emotional Overwhelm, and back into Healthy Human Functioning.

Need some tips? Read the suggestions for Cycle 6.

And this would be a great time, to listen to your special Neptune in Pisces Video Horoscope, at my Youtube Channel (Just look for your Sun Sign and Rising Sign videos).

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Full Moon in Cancer (Jan 12)

Cancer Full Moon

Jan 12

Much comes out, at this Full Moon. A nice release moment before we begin a new annual voyage. Cancer Full Moons are always deeply felt. In very private ways. Some bring a deep and abiding feeling of comfort, protection and security, in the safety of the tribe, the team, the family, in the warm familiar walls of Home. Others bring a sense of being torn from the nest, taking us back to a time when we could not fly, or simply entertained the notion we may never fully learn how to, on our own.

2017's Cancer Full Moon is part of a Cardinal Square. A fixed grid that demands that New Action Be Taken Immediately. Nothing can remain stagnant now. Change leaves an impression on us, once again. In Cancer, it's sensitive and close to home. Something has to change, or something already is. the emotions we unearth around this time, always, always find roots in our Mother and Father experience, in What Went On Back Then. The past comes into view again, through an even more emotional lens to get our attention and to reconnect us to our core - so that we can better feed our souls and give ourselves the roots and grounding we need  during our physical time on Earth.

Some may be entertaining ideas of moving. Some may find themselves homeless. 

Since the FM is a purge time, when tears are shed, [more alcoholic drinks are imbibed and time and time again those in emergency rooms and police departments see a definite influx of people around this time], raw emotions are going to come up - relating to how insecure or comfortable you feel, relating to the nurturing or lack thereof within your family tree, where you live and whether it again feeds your needs or leaves you feeling un-grounded, relating to what happened in your past and whether it gives you a firm foundation to build upon or reminds you to uproot and build elsewhere.

This emotional illumination or emotional revelation will serve you. It may hurt, plunging you back into uncertainty, but it will help in the uprooting of old emotional scripts echoing through your life's journey so that you are free to Find Out What Your Needs Are and go about Fulfilling Them For Yourself in even better ways than you have so far. 

Sometimes it's just the FEELING that wants to be found and felt and freed.
So events arise to help us find them.

Pluto opposing this Full Moon is like the ache you feel between what you know you need and what must be given up to be fulfilled. You can't have it both ways, not at this Full Moon. Something has to give. And it will always come back and come down to how you feel and what you feel you must have, in life, with no room for compromise. Pluto opposing can help sever us from toxic connections to people or plans if we are willing to put how we feel, at the top of our list of priorities.

Jupiter squaring from Libra could be the challenge we each now find ourselves facing in how to handle our emotional natures without the need for absolute compromise. Sometimes, people lose, feelings get hurt. Sometimes there is no middle ground, there is no grey, there is only This or That. Much as we may now try to keep the peace by following rules of etiquette, the Full Moon in Cancer WILL have her way with us in revealing (bringing to our awareness through actual events of inner feelings) what we feel. It's up to us whether to act on it, repress it, deny it, fight it.

What will you do with the feelings that arise around this time?

Uranus squaring from Aries could be the angry inner animal we all possess, the primal side of our warrior spirits that wants to do as it pleases, with no thought but to being the most authentic free "Me" we can be. Explosive anger then, could be the hallway of this tie to the Cancer Full Moon, since Aries-Cancer is protective at best, and fiercely defensive at worst. Be careful you don't overstep the line and cross into someone else's personal space or territory at this time. And be wary of triggers and sudden irrational reactions. Cancer Full Moons can pull in the passive-aggressive, emotional manipulator side of this sign.

That's another key theme. Emotional Abuse. The manipulating of someone else to feel a certain way. Like advertising experts. Like the mother who threatens to cancel Christmas to get her way. The father who ignores his kids as punishment. Or the partner who scoffs at your sadness. However subtle, we are AWARE of it now, and we know when someone is setting out to deliberately hurt us. 
A long time standing emotional pattern could be about to end in your life, if you're willing to withdraw your involvement from it. Cancer Full Moons help in the dissolution of toxic loyalty or trauma bonding, any bad habits you want to give up and anything or anyone you no longer want to be attached to.

This Full Moon - remember that feelings pass. No need to get that worked up about anything, you feel. A Catch 22? Honoring our feelings is essential now, but not living through them abandoning reason and sound judgement. Something from the past needs resolution and completion but part of us may want to hold on, To the old ways of doing and the old ways of being, but this only delays growth, snags up the traffic and blocks your flow. The past can often be resolved by facing the present with more awareness and...presence.  From nearly 24 years now in the field (time has flown, and what they say is true - I have enjoyed it!) I have seen countless times that our past (past lives, childhood, history) repeats throughout our lives as an echo, perhaps purified each time by our presence and actions, but always there, just behind the events and pictures, people and places of our Present Moment Lives. Major growth doesn't always come in huge leaps and bounds but in the gradual repetition of new patterns of behavior, through the many days of our lives. 

And sometimes, only the names have been changed....

Realize that despite your best efforts at catering to everyone to find a Win-Win, that you can't please everyone, and you're allowed to feel how you feel. You're free to react how you please, and act how you please but that it's a Higher Path and a Harder Path to rein in the raw, savage and to express our feelings without apology or guilt, shame or regret. The Lower Path is always available to us - regression back to childish behavior to bend those close to us to our whims and ways. As always, it's our Free Will Choice.

Accept what comes up around this time. Feel how it makes you feel. Decide what you'll do with the new insight. Stay? Go? Surge ahead? Pull back? Then turn your attention to finding a safe and grounded space of your own again, where you are safe to tend to your private needs, be yourself and safe to feel how you feel..until that feeling passes too.

Enjoy cocooning,


Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Welcome to 2017:The Year of Honesty

How are you faring in the second week of 2017?

Due to time restraints and my writing projects, Weekly Scopes are now Weekly Thoughts - a look at the week ahead For Us All, instead of the traditional Sun/Rising Sign approach. I am hoping this helps illuminate prevailing cosmic weathers and our choices in *how* we approach these transits - with less emphasis on fated-experiences, and more on personal choice and evolution. We are, after all, In This Together. And you have Your Say, in how you choose to participate. Not choosing, is also a free-will choice. If you tire of the new format, I will try to continue the Individual Weeklies..

Despite my lessened social media presence in 2016, I am still hard at work behind the scenes with Readings. maintaining the websites, compiling the new books and continued talks with the TV peeps (getting nearer!) - amidst my own healing journey - Chiron has been passing over my Sun and Mercury for some time now, bringing home the actual work involved in Facing And Healing Wounds. It's not always pretty, and positive thinking only gets us so far...but from loss does come gain, I can assure you...and all dark nights of the Soul inevitably give way to the bright dawn. If you stick them out. All wisdom borne of the Scorpio Rising "Transitions &Trauma" school of life, which I will happily share with you in my work and writings - and Readings - this year.

If you haven't yet ordered one, make 2017 the year you invest back into Yourself and wake up to the beauty and truth of who you are, while acknowledging and smoothing out the rougher edges of your personality or life path. The Personal Astrology Reports I offer will not only remind you of your ultimate cosmic strength, power and possibilities (areas of guaranteed success this lifetime) but help support me in my continued work, so Thank You! You can also help us both by ordering a copy of Surfing Your Solar Cycles - a friendly and informative pep-talk to accompany you every month of your life through your ever-evolving Personal Cycles. Guaranteed, you'll find something new in each reading.

You can browse all that's on offer here.

As we move through 2017, Personal Truth becomes more obvious, thanks to karmic Saturn in Honest Sagittarius, as we continue to face the decision to either blossom into more open-minded citizens of the world, with Integrity, Optimism and Authenticity...or...face the dark tangents of prejudice, discrimination, deflated hope and loud-mouthed hyberbole.

In short, the difference between the Sincere and Insincere, the Real and the Phony, becomes ever clearer...if we listen to the voice of Intuition, forever whispering in our ears. Talk is cheap; actions will always speak louder. And the loudest voice, is not necessarily true.

Watch the Watcher; Judge the Judges.

First Weekly Thoughts is up - expect more in depth next time, each Monday - or additional, when something of note is brewing.

To the many adventures in store for us all, in 2017.

I salute you, fellow earthling!

Your Astrologer,