Today the cosmos invites us to consider the many faces of power and our relationship to it. We all have power – to change our own lives, the lives of those around us, the future of this planet – but whether or not we acknowledge and embrace that fact can be the difference between a life lived in the twilight realms of unconsciousness or in the illumination of awakening.
This week Mercury features strongly in our cosmic maps, highlighting new areas of knowledge and fresh insights. On 26th it joins forces with Saturn which it last did at the end of October just prior to the Uranus/Pluto square and the solar eclipse at the beginning of this month.
As we edge ever closer to the eclipse season beginning on 13th October, Pluto and Saturn remind us that the only way out is through when it comes to the kinds of challenges eclipse seasons can present.
posted 7 April, 2020 (Saturday, 4 April, 2020) - Sarah Varcas
When embroiled in the midst of a crisis, the longer view can sometimes help. Reflecting on how we got here, where we want to get to and how we can do so gives both context and meaning to our current trials.
At 9:50 pm GMT on 21st December, Venus stations retrograde in Capricorn. Venus, the planet of love, beauty and sensuality turns retrograde every eighteen months, inviting us inward for an honest look at these aspects of life.
The final of three eclipses, this lunar eclipse in Capricorn begins a process of emotional repatterning in response to events and experiences over the past month. Asteroid Vesta in Cancer opposing this eclipse signifies the importance of emotional intelligence.
This weekend the voices of the ancients echo through time and space to reach us. They are always here, of course, whispering to us through their teachings, collective legacies and our cellular memories, but as Uranus shifts degree we begin a month of greater receptivity to what they have to share.
This lunar eclipse raises the issue of dependence and conditioning. In Sagittarius, it potentises the transfer of power away from the expert elite triggered by the North Node’s arrival in Gemini last month