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…

Monday September 9th: Mercury in Libra

Today, Mercury leaves Earthy Virgo to jet set into Airy Libra for a few weeks. Mercury, in astrology, deals with the three “coms”: communication, commerce and (short) commutes; all things “learning” and “interacting” related come into focus with this planet. Thus, Mercury signs can influence how we gather and process information, how we relay this…

Friday August 16th: Venus in Libra

On Friday August 16th, Venus will leave fastidious Virgo and settle comfortably in her home constellation of Libra (which is shared with Taurus). When Venus is in Libra, relationships and partnerships take on a“bigger than life” persona. Much of our daily happenings will be driven by romance or the quest for it. For those of…

Wednesday July 17th: Uranus Retrograde in Aries

  Progression and innovation are hallmarks of the planet Uranus. I like to call Uranus “The Great Liberator”, as it dismantles the order and structure established in our lives under Saturn. Whenever Uranus moves into the picture, there’s a distinct deviation from the status quo and material world. And of course, with rebellion comes sudden…

Tuesday June 25th, 2013: Jupiter in Cancer

On Tuesday June 25th, Jupiter departs its most recent resting place, in expansive Gemini, to vacation in Cancer until June 2014. Astrologically speaking, Jupiter is the planet of luck and good fortune. Where exactly can you find success in your natal chart? Jupiter is somewhere nearby in the shadows. Astrologers have labeled Jupiter as a…

June 2, 2013: Venus in Cancer

    Pull out a quilt, The Notebook, and lots of wine! Venus, the planet of romance, has left the flirty and fun constellation of Gemini to settle for 3 weeks in sensitive Cancer. Under the influence of Gemini, Venus looks for opportunities to try new things (and possibly with new people).  Venus in chatty…