Wednesday July 16th: Jupiter in Leo

On Wednesday, July 16th, Jupiter leaves intuitive Cancer and enters fiery Leo. Jupiter rarely gets the credit it deserves in the astrology circuit; this astral body represents expansion, generosity, and goodwill. In the natal chart, the planet reveals how we prefer to manifest good fortune and material abundance; in day-to-day transits, however, the Jupiter placement…

Wednesday April 23rd: Mercury in Taurus

On Wednesday April 23rd, Mercury leaves Ram Aries and moves into Bull Taurus. Mercury governs learning, critical thinking, communication and overall exchange with others. In this constellation, Mercury is realistic, practical and sensible. As a Fixed sign, Mercury in Taurus prides itself on unwavering concentration and reliability. Conversations under this transition simply: Earth signs prefer…

Saturday April 19th: Sun in Taurus

On Saturday April 19th, the Sun left Fire Aries and entered Earth Taurus. In the study of the cosmos, astrologers associate the Sun with our “psyche”, “core personality”, “Ego” and how we identify with ourselves. Thus, our natal Sun sign reveals where our “ego” is most stimulated and the manner in which we filter external…

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…

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…

Tuesday February 18th: Sun in Pisces

On Tuesday February 18th, the Sun leaves the intellectual sign of Aquarius and enters intuitive Pisces: rounding out the end of this zodiac season. As the final sign of the cosmos, Pisces embodies closures/finalizations/endings/revelations/epiphanies/evolutions. In a literal sense, the season of Pisces denotes the end Winter in preparation for Spring. Symbolically, the Sun’s movement here provides…