Thursday March 20th: Sun in Aries

Happy New Year! (well for the second time , at least) Today, the Sun moves into fire-starter Aries and marks the dawn of spring in a few days (March 23rd). Whenever the Sun travels through Cardinal signs, it signals the onset of a new season. For this reason, astrologers tie Cardinals with “initiation”, “new beginnings”,…

Monday March 17th: Mercury in Pisces

St. Patty’s Day 2014 brings big changes on the communication front. The planet Mercury, connected to reasoning/critical thinking and intellectual exchanges, leaves objective Aquarius and moves into subjective Pisces. Earlier in the year, Mercury ping-ponged between the Air and Water family; add in a retrograde and our communications earlier in the year were a bit up…

Wednesday March 5th: Venus in Aquarius

  Venus’s visit through steady Capricorn will end on Wednesday March 5th, as the planet of love makes its transit to friend-focused Aquarius. When Venus occupied the constellation of Earth Capricorn, our love style focused on materialism and success. Not to say that Capricorn prefers superficiality, rather that Capricorn’s standards in a mate must reflect…

Sunday March 2nd: Saturn in Scorpio Retrograde (Rx)

On Sunday March 2nd, Saturn in Scorpio entered its annual retrograde. Saturn governs areas of our lives that remind us of responsibility and obligations. The Rx cycle is a strong period for reassessment of our lives as this point. We’ll have a desire to address any issue in the recent past that has negatively impacted…

Saturday March 1st: Mars in Libra Retrograde (Rx)

On Saturday December 7th of 2013, Mars left practical Virgo and entered intellectual Libra. This weekend, Mars in Libra moves into a retrograde position (Rx) until May 2014. Mars reigns over our ambitions and goals: our natal Mars sign can reveal how we create goals and how we express pure energy. Mars transitions, however , expose the…